If we do this, He Himself will take us by the hand on the path of complete surrender of victims, because He extends His Justice "to them that are right in heart." (Ps. 35,11) "for with thee is the fountain of life: and in thy light we shall see light." (Ps. 35, 10) "For the Lord is just and hath loved justice." (Ps. 10, 8) Oh, indeed! Let us prepare ourselves now, because on that great day, "the way of the wicked shall perish," says the first Psalm. (v. 6) And Sacred Scripture adds (on judgment day): "let them all be glad that hope in thee." (Ps. 5, 12)
And if we achieve that total surrender of ourselves now to Divine Justice, as victims, if we form a part of that legion of victim souls that His Victim Heart begs for, oh. . .what great joy! Because then, if we persevere in the surrender until the end of our lives, then, on that great day, we will not only have confidence in Justice, but we will be most fortunate in seeing the consummation of Divine Justice. Because St. John tells us that: "In this is the charity of God perfected with us, that we may have confidence in the day of judgment." (I Jn. 4, 17)
Because he who offers himself as a victim in propitiation for his brothers and in atonement to Divine Justice, what is he doing but imitating Christ? Or rather what St. Paul says, "filling up those things that are wanting of the suffering of Christ." (Col. 1, 24)
The victim of Justice, instead of fearing the day of judgment, we repeat, must ask that the times be shortened and, above all, the last times, for each day will be more foreboding. For Christ left us this charge in His Gospel: "And unless those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the sake of the elect those days shall be shortened." (Matt 24, 22)
Here Our Lord speaks of "His elect." Is it not clear that those elect must be the souls that offer themselves as victims to His Divine Justice? But, so we may not be in doubt about the judgment, let us hear His most recent revelations.
"If you are My spouse, if you love Me, satisfy this longing of your Master: seek for Me victim souls who will offer themselves to My Divine Justice for love. I want a legion of these souls. Tell My priests to give Me victim souls. Make known this ardent desire of My Heart, of My Victim Heart, that thirsts for reparatory love."
Have we heard it? Reparatory souls! From whence will we give these victim souls to Jesus so that, with Him and like Him, they may offer themselves to Divine Justice, if not but first from among us? We who are listening, by means of His confidential prodigality, to these intimate expressions of His mystical passion that consumes Him in the Tabernacles where He is no longer able to suffer physically. And He wants generous souls who will give Him their physical sufferings, to nail themselves with Him and like Him to the redemptive Cross of sacrifice, offered on the altars of love. Behold the chosen souls. . .all those to whom this message of the Victim Heart of Jesus arrives! And these souls must carry out that assignment that He gives in His Gospel: to ask that these sorrowful times that have been unleashed upon us, when Satan is taking prisoners in the field of combat, may be shortened. And we. . .are we crossing our arms? Will we let our brothers perish? Not even, perchance, to rescue our own souls? Why? Through lack of confidence? Through cowardice? Let us fling ourselves now into this legion of combat, if we wish to have confidence on judgment day.
Why does Our Lord ask for a legion of victim souls? Because it is necessary to fight and to defeat Satan and to rescue many souls. On another occasion Jesus told me the same thing, too, but in another way: "The apostolate, My spouse, is urgent! Even among contemplative souls! An intimate apostolate! I do not want My servants to live for anything except to rescue souls! I want the apostolate of works and of prayer. Those who think of nothing but saving their own souls are selfish. . .they do not give great consolation to My Heart. Those who appropriate nothing to themselves and who live until the end in laboriousness and in fidelity, winning treasures to populate My glory with souls – those are My delight."
Jesus was speaking to Me, not of missionary apostles, for example, but of apostles through means of prayer and loving immolation offered to Divine Justice to rescue sinners and in atonement for the sins of the world – the apostolate of suffering!
Apostolic souls and victim souls are synonymous. They yield a harvest of rescued souls. Because, to prepare ourselves for the day of judgment, we must make a reality of those words of Jesus in the Gospel: "Seek ye therefore first the kingdom of God and His Justice." (Matt 6, 33) And, if it seems to the apostle that that is the goal of his labors, the results will undoubtedly be superabundant because the victim works only in the secret of his heart and under the eyes of God, Who promises to reward lavishly what is done without ostentation. (Matt. 6, 6)
That is why He says those souls form "His delight." We repeat: those souls will be the elect of whom Our Lord was speaking, those who must ask Heaven to shorten the final times so souls are not perverted and the devil may not win them with his cunning and by means of the contamination of scandals, of those who drag the rest in their swirling race to the abyss of eternal condemnation.
Jesus, speaking about His victim souls, and asking that a legion of those souls be sought for Him, says: "There are some just souls, My daughter, but they do not compensate for those that are impure. There is a need of meritorious works of sanctity that will obtain from Divine Justice a copious shower of blessings upon My children, as well as upon My enemies, so both of them may be reconciled in the love of My Heart. This is the reason why I desire that there be victim souls!"
On a certain occasion Jesus deigned to enumerate to me many sins and many different types of sinners and, on ending such an exposition, He said to me: "These are the souls whom I desire to save through My love of Justice, by extending the legion of victim souls who offer themselves to My Divine Justice for all the others. With this legion of faithful servants and with the extension of the offering of victim souls in the world, there will be an increase of sanctifying works in just souls through the merits of My redemption. In the sight of My Divine Justice, all of these good works will be regarded as payment of the debt incurred by the wickedness of the human race and will also obtain many graces before the day of final judgment arrives. For, once the day of final judgment arrives, I, Who am now the merciful Victim, will then be an inflexible Judge of Justice without appeal!"
Jesus calls, "love of Justice," this supreme effort He is making now with His lavishness of mercy to save mankind, sinful and fallen into misery because of original sin. He calls it, "love of Justice," because He wants us souls to consecrate ourselves to His Justice for love, lovingly, as He does it. Love! Infinite charity of the Heart of Jesus, Victim, that invites us to nail ourselves with Him on His own redemptive Cross in order to have a copious reward on the day of final judgment. It is "love of Justice" that promises us to increase the value of our little reparatory acts with His divine and infinite merits, and thus to offer them to the Eternal Father, as His and His merits as ours! Oh, and what treasures this Heart offers us. . .!