[FONT=Arial]Feast of the
TRIUMPH OF THE CROSS
Mass Readings & Meditation
***Do you know the ***
healing power of the cross of Christ?
Jesus explained to Nicodemus the necessity of his impending crucifixion and resurrection by analogy with Moses and the bronze serpent in the desert.
When the people of Israel were afflicted with serpents in the wilderness because of their rebellion and sin,
God instructed Moses: "Make a fiery serpent, and set it on a pole; and every one who is bitten, when he sees it, shall live" (Numbers 21:8).
The bronze serpent points to the cross of Christ which defeats sin and death and obtains everlasting life for those who believe in Jesus and in his victory on the cross.
The result of Jesus “being lifted up on the cross” and his rising and exaltation to the Father’s right hand in heaven, is
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