-ven at )is irth the 'or$d around )im 'as a$read# a$e to re"ognise that this infant 'as the &romised Messiah, for )is great aundan"e of $ight roke through from time to time and e/&ressed itse$f in e/traordinari$# &rofound s&ee"hes # the infant. 0et )is sou$ 'as e/"eeding$# harassed # M# adversar# 'ho in"ited a$$ s&irits sti$$ e$onging to him into taking &ossession of )is od# so that, due to this inf$uen"e, the od# e"ame su1e"t to &o'erfu$ tem&tations against 'hi"h the man esus suse*uent$# had to fight so as not to su""um to them. ove gave )im the strength to do so #et )e had to e/ert great effort, and the 'ho$e of )is earth$# $ife 'as a true &ath of the "ross, 'hi"h )e neverthe$ess vo$untari$# took u&on )imse$f for $ove of )is fa$$en rothers, 'hose e/tensive hardshi& 'as kno'n to )im. But )is $ife 'as a$so an uninterru&ted servi"e of $ove, and sin"e ! (m ove !tse$f ! 'as a$'a#s a$e to e in )im and &rovide )im 'ith the strength to fu$fi$ the mission+
to accomplish the act of atonement for humanity’s immense guilt of sin ....
)e 'as M# Son, )e 'as a sou$ of $ight 'hi"h found "om&$ete union 'ith Me on earth, 'hi"h a""om&$ished the 'ork of deifi"ation 'hi"h is the goa$ of ever# one of M# "reated eings+ to "hange from a 2$iving "reation into 2M# "hi$d 'hi"h vo$untari$# a""e&ts M# 'i$$ "om&$ete$# and there# is a$e to attain the highest degree of &erfe"tion. esus 'as a non4fa$$en origina$ s&irit, and #et this deifi"ation had to take &$a"e in free 'i$$ 'hi"h 'as a"hieved # taking the &ath through earth$# $ife .... the &ath through the a#ss .... (nd thus )is sou$ had to e e/&osed to a$$ harassments on the &art of M# adversar#, e"ause he 'anted to &ossess this sou$ too, 'hose fa$$ he had een
to ring aout. (nd sin"e the earth 'as
kingdom .... hen"e the kingdom of the fa$$en s&irits .... esus sou$ 'as e/&osed to a$$ satani" instin"ts and harassments, and the human eing esus had to resist them, in the fa"e of a$$ tem&tations he had to stand