By Steven Merten
All biblical quotes are from the New American Bible.
All bolding, color and underlining of scriptural quotes have been added.
Jesus' words are in red. Bible Abbreviations
Our modern day apparitions of the Blessed Mother depict her carrying a gold ball or globe with a cross on top of it. The Blessed Mother's, globe cross, symbolizes Messianic Reign. Hallelujah! The coming of Messianic Reign is awesome news! Satan, depicted as a serpent, presently stands proudly over the world as the ruler of our world of today. Mary, standing on the crushed head of the serpent, holding the globe-cross, which the globe-cross is the symbol of Christ's Kingdom on earth, indicates a power change on earth. Modern day apparitions (1800s forward), of the Blessed Mother, represent her ushering in the enthronement of her Son, Jesus Christ as King and Ruler of the world. This is overwhelmingly good news! Let the world rejoice! Alleluia!
It is Satan, not Jesus, who presently rules the world. One simply has to look around at all the sin and apostacy in the world to see that this is true. The Book of Revelations clearly states that Jesus, and His Angels, conquer and dethrone our present world's ruler, who is Satan, at our future battle of Armageddon. The twelve stars, which adorn Mary in her apparitions, represent Jesus' Twelve Apostles. Catholic clergy are Christ's Twelve Apostles on earth. In scriptures, Jesus clearly tells us that, in His Kingdom, He will Rule the world, with, and through, His Apostles. Jesus will conquer the world, at the Battle of Armageddon, with and through His great Combat Angels of the Apocalypse, who are Christ's Apostles on earth, who are Catholic Clergy.
With Jesus, a descendant of king David, Ruling the world, Israel is restored and Zion is born. Under Messianic Reign, Zion is Jesus' Holy City. Zion is where Jesus' subjects live. Outside the gates of Zion is where the spiritually dead, defeated subjects of Satan, physically live. In Jesus' Kingdom Come, which is Zion under Christ's Rule, God's Will, will be done. Let Jesus Rule! Let God's Kingdom Come! Praise be to God's Son, Jesus Christ, our coming King! Hallelujah!
In the vision that St. Catherine Labour'e received from the Blessed Mother, the Blessed Mother is gifting us with Messianic Reign. The vision starts with the Blessed Mother holding a globe cross as a gift. The vision then changes to the Blessed Mother no longer holding a globe cross because the globe cross, which represent Messianic Reign, is streaming down to earth in rays of light. Then we see the Blessed Mother standing on the crushed head of the serpent. This indicates Jesus conquering the devil, which happens at the precise moment Jesus is crowned as King and Ruler of the world. In this vision, the Blessed Mother is gifting the world with Messianic Reign. Jesus will establish His reign on earth, with and through His Church, the Catholic Church. The twelve stars above the Blessed Mother's head represent the Twelve Apostles, which represents the Catholic Church. The Blessed Mother's globe cross represents Messianic Reign.
St. Catherine Labouré and the Miraculous Medal
By Rev. Robert J. Billett, C.M.F.
"Suddenly Our Lady appeared to Catherine."
"At first Mary appeared standing on a globe and dressed in white having with a long white veil which fell to her feet. The Virgin held in her hands, at the height of her shoulders, a golden ball which she seemed to be offering to God as she raised her eyes to heaven. Her fingers were covered with rings whose precious jewels sparkled brilliantly and showered down innumerable rays of light on the globe beneath her feet, almost obscuring the view of her feet. Mary lowered her eyes and looked directly at Catherine. Mary said nothing, but Catherine heard this message, "The ball which you see represents the world, especially France, and each person in particular. These rays symbolize the graces I shed upon those who ask for them. The jewels which give no rays symbolize the graces that are not given because they are not asked for." Then the apparition changed."
"Our Lady appeared with a white dress, a blue mantle, and a white veil which draped back over her shoulders. She was still standing on the globe, and had one foot on the head of a serpent which lay at her feet. The 1830 was marked on the globe. The Virgin had her arms and hands pointed downwards, and a cascade of rays was falling down from both hands onto the globe."
St. Catherine Labouré and the Miraculous Medal
With Jesus, a descendant of King David, taking up His throne over the world at Armageddon, Israel is restored. The Messianic Reign globe with the cross on top is quite a bit smaller than the larger globe with Satan, depicted as a serpent, on top of it. In Christ's Kingdom of Zion, which is to come, God's will is done. The prideful non-repentant who choose Satan's will, which Satan's will is man's evil pride on earth, are chained in hell by Apocalyptic Angels. Only a remnant of Israel return to Zion when God restores the Kingdom to Israel, upon Messianic Reign at Armageddon. The rest are put under Jesus feet, by the Father, through the help of His army of warrior angels. Christ's Kingdom of Zion is no doubt going to be smaller than our present world ruled by Satan. However, when Satan's followers see our 'Light to the Nations', who is our King Jesus Christ, coming in His glory and shining bright atop mount Zion, many repent, seek absolution of their sins, and pass through the gates of Zion to be with Jesus. Jesus brings His brothers and sisters of Israel, and the world, home to God our Father, upon the restoration of Israel. God has promised that He will do this and this is what He will do.
Archangel Michael Carries A Globe Cross
Archangel Michael holding Staff and Globe
The weapon Archangel Michael carries, portrayed as a rod or sword, is the sword of Christ’s mouth, Church anathema. Church anathema is the Church’s Christ given power to call upon Him to bind people to their sins. Anathema is Christ’s, and His soldiers', weapon, on the battlefield of Armageddon. Anathema is a spiritual death weapon. The globe cross Michael carries symbolizes 'Thy Kingdom Come' of Messianic Reign. Jesus, with Archangel Michael and his angels, ushers in Messianic Reign on the battlefield of Armageddon.
NAB2 REV 12:1A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was with child and wailed aloud in pain as she labored to give birth. Then another sign appeared in the sky; it was a huge red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on its heads were seven diadems. Its tail swept away a third of the stars in the sky and hurled them down to the earth. Then the dragon stood before the woman about to give birth, to devour her child when she gave birth. She gave birth to a son, a male child, destined to rule all the nations with an iron rod. Her child was caught up to God and his throne. The woman herself fled into the desert where she had a place prepared by God, that there she might be taken care of for twelve hundred and sixty days. Then war broke out in heaven; Michael and his angels battled against the dragon. The dragon and its angels fought back, but they did not prevail and there was no longer any place for them in heaven. The huge dragon, the ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, who deceived the whole world, was thrown down to earth, and its angels were thrown down with it. Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say: “Now have salvation and power come, and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Anointed.
ST. LOUIS DE MONTFORT, END TIMES
divine intervention within salvation history.This intermediary stage is the most dynamic and active, because during this stage we pass from the reign of sin to the reign of Jesus Christ in the hearts of men and women. Montfort is convinced that the Kingdom of God in Jesus Christ should not be projected into the hereafter but must come into existence on earth, in this world: "Is it not true that your kingdom must come?" (PM 5). This is the leitmotif of TD from its first sentence: "It was through the blessed Virgin Mary that Jesus Christ came into the world, and it is also through her that he must reign in the world" (TD 1; cf. 13, 22, 49, 157, 217, 262). Who will be able to transform the world? For Montfort there is no doubt: God alone can accomplish such a task. He will intervene with "a deluge of fire, love and justice" through the mediation of the Spirit and the manifold acts of Mary (PM 13, 15, 24-25; TD 49-56). This divine intervention will be through and in mankind, especially through the "apostles of the end times" (TD 58). Their task will be twofold: " destroying sin and setting up the kingdom of Jesus" (SM 59)....
...The work of the apostles of the end times swings essentially around two poles, one negative, the other positive: "destroying sin and establishing the reign of Jesus Christ" (SM 59). The first pole involves a series of aggressive actions against the forces of evil: they"will give battle, overthrowing and crushing" (TD 48), they "will thunder against sin, they will storm against the world, they will strike down the devil and his followers" (TD 57), they "will be the odor of death to the great, the rich and the proud of this world" (TD 56). In the PM, along the same lines, Montfort foresees missionaries who will attack and overthrow the "enemies of God" (PM 8, 29), who will "crush the head of the serpent" (PM 12), "address their ardent prayers to heaven, turning them into the weapons which will overcome or convert their enemies" (PM 25). The positive pole, which is described in more detail, consists of actions directed at the reform of the Church and its extension into the world: their "ministry will renew the face of the earth and reform your Church" (PM 17). With this objective, the apostles of the end times will carry out sanctifying apostolic work: they "will enkindle everywhere the fires of divine love" (TD 56); "wherever they preach, they will leave behind them nothing but the gold of love" (TD 58); they will be the "sweet fragrance of Jesus" (TD 56). They will "build the temple of the true Solomon and the mystical city of God" (TD 48), and they will "shower down the rain of God’s word and of eternal life" (TD 57). Moreover, they will work to extend the Lord’s empire "over the impious, the idolators and Muslims" (TD 49), receiving the deluge of fire that will empower them to convert "Muslims, idolators and even Jews"... (PM 17).
... His proposed congregation of missionary priests forms the core of these apostles. But the activity and the mighty battles of the end times must not be reserved to them alone. In two other prophetic texts, Montfort speaks more generally of "chosen souls" in whom Mary will reign sovereign (TD 217), and he enlarges the horizon to embrace "a mighty legion of brave and valiant soldiers of Jesus and Mary, both men and women"
Quoted from: JESUS LIVING IN MARY: HANDBOOK OF THE SPIRITUALITY OF ST. LOUIS DE MONTFORT END TIMES
The Incredible Life and Prophesies of St. Hildegard
THE MINOR CHASTISEMENTAt this time as a punishment for their sins Christians especially will attempt armed resistance to those who at that time are persecuting them, sensing no concern for the death of their bodies.
"A powerful wind will rise in the North carrying heavy fog and the densest dust by divine command and it will fill their throats and eyes so they will cease their savagery and be stricken with great fear.
Then within the Christian people the Holy Godhead will accomplish signs and wonders as if accomplished them at the time of Moses with the pillar of cloud and as Michael the archangel did when he fought the heathen for the sake of the Christians. Because of Michael's help Gods faithful children will march under his protection. They will decimate their foes and achieve victory through Gods power As a result of this a large number of heathens will join Christians in true faith and they will say The God of the Christians is true God because such wondrous works have been accomplished among the Christians.
Quoted from: The Incredible Life and Prophesies of St. Hildegard
Paray Le Monial, France: Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque & the Sacred Heart of JesusThe third and most famous apparition took place in June 1675. As Margaret Mary knelt before the Blessed Sacrament, Jesus exposed His Sacred Heart again. With burning love He spoke these words to her: “Behold this Heart which has loved everyone so much that it has spared nothing, even to exhausting and consuming itself, in order to testify its love.” Christ then asked for the first Friday after the Octave of the Body and Blood of Christ to be set apart as a feast day in honor of His Sacred Heart. He also asked for a “solemn act of reparation” for all the offenses and indignities He had received in His sacrament of love, the Holy Eucharist. St. Margaret Mary said that Jesus revealed to her that this was a “final effort of His Love to favor human beings in the last centuries of the world, and to withdraw them from the empire of Satan, which He intends to destroy and to replace with the reign of His Love.” Our Lord told her that Satan greatly fears this devotion and would do everything to hinder it, “knowing how many souls would, because of it, be converted and sanctified.”
Quoted from: Paray Le Monial, France: Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque & the Sacred Heart of Jesus
I, Steven Merten, author of www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com have been working on my, "I Love You, God", for forty five years. I have devoted my life to her. I have spent well over one hundred thousand hours, in deep prayer, contemplation and scriptural study, seeking out God's will and placing what I have found into my 'I Love You, God'. In 1986, I painted, with the help of my cousin, Faye (Merten) Lubniewski, the globe-cross cover of my 'I Love You, God'. My painting, since its inception in my heart, has been a picture of the Kingdom of God. Love for God is the Kingdom of God. Love for God is accomplished, on earth, through human free-willed obedience to God's Will. My painting is a picture of the earth, with a cross on top of it, generating a bountiful harvest of love for God, as depicted in Christ's 'Kingdom parables'. My painting, a globe with a cross on top, generating a bountiful harvest of love for God, has always been www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com's icon and calling card; The painting is what identifies her.
Just lately, in December of 2011, I was reading a book on the blessed Mother of Fatima. There it was, my, or shall I say, what I thought was my, 'I Love You, God' globe-cross, adorning the Blessed Mother's necklace. I now see that it is not my globe-cross in the Blessed Mother's hands, but Her globe-cross which has sprung forth from my heart. I humbly subject myself to the service of the Blessed Mother, Jesus, and God our Father.
From day one, I have always realized that www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com was far greater than I, or any man, could have conceived without God's help. I have always treated my 'I Love You, God' as if she were one of my cherished children, conceived from God. Read www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com and tell me if you think she is a creation of man, or a gift from God, delivered at the hands of the Blessed Mother Mary. I am not trying to be pompous, but only humbly honest.
Though I, author of 'I Love You, God' have felt the hand of the Holy Spirit guiding me, as a great number of other Christians have also felt, I have never had any visions or voices from heaven talking to me. I have no proof or signed statement from God that my 'I Love You, God' is a gift, from God to mankind, conceived on earth, through me. This is something the Church, and the people of the world, must decipher on their own. I only humbly decipher scriptures, and apparitions from Mary, and report what I see in the globe-cross which Mary holds in her modern day apparitions.
I only work to decipher scriptures, and now, from 2006 on, Mary's apparitions and Jesus' locutions. I do not present any new scriptures or messages from Mary. The bible, messages given to us by the seers of Mary's apparitions, and the locutions from Jesus, are the boarders of what I use to decipher God's will. I only decipher. The conclusions 'I Love You, God' readers make must always be based on the scriptures, and messages from God, 'I Love You, God' presents, and never based on what author Steven Merten says. I only decipher scriptures. I do not write scriptures.
From Pope Benedict's latest comments, on his latest trip to Fatima, I think he is presently aligning Christ's troops, who are Catholic Clergy, for battle with Satan at Armageddon. According to the Book of Revelation, Messianic Enthronement happens at the very moment, which Christ's troops who are Apostolic Successors, use their Christ given power of the 'Keys to the Kingdom' to put Christ's law into enforcement over the whole world. I think it is Pope Benedict’s intention to soon take us into the Promised Land Two of Zion, through the enthronement of Jesus as King and Ruler of the world. 'I Love You, God' has, deciphered from scriptures, the path to Zion and Messianic Reign. I believe Pope Benedict XVI has read www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com and he is presently using her as a road map to take us into Zion. Of course our Pope can simply tell us whether this is the truth or not.
Sister Lucia is the visionary and receiver of the 'Third Secret of Fatima'. Sister Lucia states that the Blessed Mother told her that she was not the one to decipher the message. I place www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com as a contender, as the one to decipher Messianic Reign Mother Mary's message of the Third Secret of Fatima. I, Steven Merten, author of, or better said, conceiver of, 'I Love You, God', humbly place www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com as a contender for the position of the message that the great messenger brings to earth in the era of the apocalypse. It is not Archangel Michael, the great messenger, himself who shines forth at the Apocalypse, but his message. I put forth www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com as a contender for the position of the message that Michael delivers, from Mary, which she received from God. www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com is simply that powerful. It is a gift from God. I am only the one to conceive her, as a parent conceives the gift of a child from God. The Pope, Bishops and people of the world are free to decide if I have deciphered this correctly.
God makes Moses, "as God", when God delivers Israel out of Egypt, using Moses to do so. Exodus 7:1 "The Lord answered him, 'See! have made you as God to the Pharaoh.'" The word Micheal means "liken unto God". I say God making Michael as God, is for the same reason God made Moses "as God". As God delivers Israel out of Egypt and into the Promised Land, so now will God deliver Remnant israel out of symbolic Babylon and into the Promised Land Two of Messianic Reign. It is Moses and Micheal's message, not their righteousness, which makes them 'liken unto God'.
www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com welcomes sparing and debate with any other legitimate challengers for this position. When we go into Messianic Reign, Archangel Michael will be, or have been, here on earth. Leading Christ's troops into combat with Satan, under Christ's command, and defeating Satan, and then delivering us into Messianic Reign and Zion, is simply what Michael does. It is our King Jesus, Commanding and fighting Satan, from heaven, through His army on earth. Michael and his angels, deployed by Jesus, with Christ's weapon, are Christ's fighting force on earth at Armageddon. The moment Christ's followers, on earth, are living in Zion, Archangel Michael, the great messenger, will have been here, on earth.
I am alive, well, recently retired 6/1/2018; So I am now writing strong again. I can be found discussing all things biblical, at www.Christianforums.com Usually I am in the 'One Bread One Body, Catholic Forum. My member name is stevenmerten at Christian Forums. Click on 'postings' to find my recent activity, and all my activity. Please join and discuss with me on any of my threads and posts, or create a new thread at CF and invite me in. I would love it!
I ask the future citizens of Zion, from the prospective of living in Zion under Messianic Reign, with the Battle of Armageddon, by then, in thier past, to judge whether or not my, copywrite dated, www.ILOVEYOUGOD.com has deciphered the Blessed Mother's message of the coming of Messianic Reign, correctly. Thank you and may God bless you all.
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