Thursday, 21 July 2016

The Glories Of The Sacred Heart Part 6.

By Henry Edward, Manning. Cardinal Archbishop Of Westminster.

5. Lastly, as I have said, the humanity of Jesus, being the humanity of God, was thereby ipso facto, eo ipso, in the very moment of the Incarnation, by necessity, deified, for it became the flesh or the humanity of God. 15 Now there are two senses in which the Fathers and theologians of the Church in speaking of Jesus use the word 'deified.' The one is that which I have already affirmed; and that is the proper, definite, and original sense of the word, namely, that the humanity which Jesus assumed is the humanity of God Himself.