Daily Capsule - Fr. Francis Afu
27 May 2018
Capsule for the Day
About the Holy Trinity, we tend to focus more on the discourse of the Mathematics of the three Persons in One God, the Logic behind it and the theological jargon used to describe it. But there is much more: the perpetual art of "self-giving-and-self-generative-love". This art flows from the Being of the Holy Trinity, which is to communicate and to create.
Thus, the Holy Trinity draws us first to Its Being. It wants us to ponder how the Father in all eternity knows the Son and the Son in turn knows the Father and communicates that knowledge in time, "the Word became flesh". That knowledge, the love, is the Holy Spirit who proceeds from the Father and the Son. In the Spirit we are created and we cry ABBA.
Second, the Holy Trinity sends us on a mission, to replicate in our own reality what we have learned by pondering the GodHead. It sends us to communicate the knowledge of the Father, the Father who so loves the world that He sent His Only Son, that whoever believes in Him will be saved. This love is revealed and interpreted in the Spirit of Truth.
Fr. Francis Afu