Living / Health - 5 days ago
Every easter season, I strive to deepen some of my recognitions of the high mission of Jesus of Nazareth, Son of God, to an earth still engulfed in darkness at the approach of a final judgement.
Before I proceed, I wish to state that my focus is on STIGMATA and STIGMATISTS. Stigmata are those wound marks of the Lord, as He hung on the cross, which appear on some people, especially stigmatists, periodically, year round or during easter seasons. Stigmatists are people on whose bodies these wound marks appear. So painful are the wound marks and bleeding that medications to stop them worsen the conditions. Some stigmatists are whipped by unseen hands. Some of them hear strange voices.When they are studied and relay the words they hear, language experts suggest this was the language spoken in the Golgotha region at the time of the crucifixion of Jesus. In the 1970s and 1980s in eastern Nigeria, some stigmatists were sighted and sent to Rome.
Generally speaking, christiandom would appear not to understand stigmata and the stigmatist. In Rome, Christians troop to them to touch them or to pray before them, believing that these men were specially favoured by The Almighty Creator to bear the wound marks of Jesus on the cross. They do not ask themselves how a God of PEACE, LOVE and JUSTIC...