Already but not yet – OnePeterFive

The overarching context for our Sunday after the Ascension of the Lord is this: What was not assumed, was not redeemed (St. Gregory of Nazianzus).

At the Annunciation, our humanity, body and soul, was taken by God the Son into an unbreakable bond with His divinity. Therefore, when Christ died and went into the tomb, we went with Him.  When He rose from the tomb, our humanity rose in Him.  When Christ ascended to heaven, so also did we.  In Christ, our humanity now sits at the Father’s…

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