redemption of the world, and his Resurrection are the actualization of his word and the fulfilment of Revelation John Paul II, CT 9).
562 Christs disciples are to conform themselves to him until he is formed in them (cf Gal 4:19). For this reason we, who have been made like to him, who have died with him and risen with him, are taken up into the mysteries of his life, until we reign together with him (LG 7 §~).
563 No one, whether shepherd or wise man, can approach God here below except by kneeling before the manger at Bethlehem and adoring him hidden in the weakness of a new-born child.
564 By his obedience to Mary and Joseph, as well as by his humble work during the long years in Nazareth, Jesus gives us the example of holiness in the daily life offatnily and work.
~ From the beginning of his public ljfe, at his baptism,Jesus is the Servant, wholly consecrated to the redemptive work that he will accomplish by the baptism of his Passion.
566 The temptation in the desert shows Jesus, the humble Messiah, who triumphs over Satan by his total adherence to the plan of salvation willed by the Father.
567 The kingdom of heaven was inaugurated on earth by Christ. This kingdom shone out before men in the word, in the works and in the presence of Christ (LG ..~). The Church is the seed and beginning of this kingdom. Its keys are entrusted to Peter.
568 Christs Transfiguration aims at strengthening the apostles faith in anticipation of his Passion: the ascent on to the high mountain prepares for the ascent to Calvary. Christ, Head of the Church, manifests what his Body contains and radiates in the sacraments: the hope of glory (Col 1:27; cf St Leo the Great, Sermo 51,3: PL 54, 3ioC).
569 Jesus went up to Jerusalem voluntarily, knowing well that there he would die a violent death because of the opposition of sinners (cf Heb 12:3).
570 Jesus entry into Jerusalem man!fests the coming of the kingdom that the Messiah-King, welcomed into his city by children and the humble of heart, is going to accomplish by the Passover of his Death and Resurrection.
at the centre of the Good News that the apostles, and the Church following them, are to proclaim to the world. Gods saving plan