“When a man loves a woman, he has to become worthy of her. The higher her virtue, the more noble her character, the more devoted she is to truth, justice, goodness, the more the man has to aspire to be worthy of her. The history of civilization could actually be written in terms of the level of its woman,” Fulton J, Sheen.
Perhaps that was the case between Jesus and Mary Magdalene. Matthew tell us that the disciples seeing Jesus being arrested forsook Him and fled. (cp. Matthew 26:55-56).
They panicked and were afraid. Even after the woman came and told the disciples that Jesus was no longer in his grave. Telling the men that He had risen! The announcement by the women seemed to the men to be idle tales, and they did not believe them!” (cp. Luke 24:10-11).
It was the women who revitalized the Christ movement. The Gospel of Mary provides this account. “The students were grieved! They wept profoundly, saying, How can we go the gentiles and preach the gospel of the kingdom of the human child? If they did not spare Him, will we be spared?
Then Mary stood up, greeted them all, and said to her brothers, “Do not weep, and do not grieve, or be irresolute, for His grace will be fully with you, and will protect you. Rather let us praise His greatnesss. He prepared us and made us truly human.”
When Mary said this, she turned their hearts to the good, and they began to discuss the words of the Savior.
Peter said to Mary, “Sister, we know that the Savior loved you more than other women. Tell us the words of the Savior that you remember, which you know and we do not. We have not heard them.”
Mary answered saying, “What is hidden from you, I will reveal to you.” She began to speak these words saying, I saw the Lord in a vision and I said to Him, ‘Lord I saw you today in a vision.” through He answered and said to me, “Blessings on you, since you did not weaver at the sight of me. Where the mind is there is the treasure.”
I said to Him, “Lord how does a person see a vision, through the soul or through the spirit? The Savior answered, saying, “A person sees neither through the soul nor the spirit. The mind which lived between the two sees the vision.” (Source: The Gnostic Bible; The Gospel Of Mary, p.478).
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