I feel I should post this account of a recent exchange on a Catholic forum to which I occasionally contribute. After some discussion about Vassula and TLIG, responding to all the usual negative stuff, I ended my contribution with this quote from TLIG: I tell you, Vassula, one day, in My courts and on the Judgement Day, all those who accused you and sneered at you will be struck with remorse for having rejected My Inexhaustible Treasure from which their spirit could have acquired Wisdom and won My friendship, this friendship that would have led them into the beauty of My Sovereignty and Splendour and the intimacy of their God; your accusers will look at you and say, as Scriptures say: "this is the one we used to laugh at once, a butt for our sarcasm, fools that we were! her life we regarded as madness ...." and you, My child, will face every one of those who have oppressed you, and they will realise how bitter they made My Cup .... http://www.tlig.org/en/messages/923/ A little later, one of the critics came back with the following rather sarcastic comment: "this is the one we used to laugh at once, a butt for our sarcasm, fools that we were! her life we regarded as madness ...." This is a scriptural quote? Where is it located in the Bible? I can't seem to find it. In truth, I hadn't noticed that the message included "as Scriptures say" and there was no footnote to help. I thought I was going to have to say, sorry but I can't answer that but I started to search the bible in the hope of finding something 'similar'. Fairly quickly I was actually able to find the following: They will speak to one another in repentance, and in anguish of spirit they will groan, and say, "This is the man whom we once held in derision and made a byword of reproach -- we fools! We thought that his life was madness and that his end was without honor. Wisdom 5, 3-4 Now I must tell you that finding this really made an impact! The Lord found it for me and reading it sent a shiver down my spine because, of course, the quote from Wisdom is referring specifically to Jesus, the Messiah and here was God using different language in the TLIG message to say exactly the same thing about Vassula! He was almost suggesting that Jesus and Vassula were interchangeable! The critcs did not respond!