Jim Caviezel: Warriors for Christ

Jim Caviezel played Jesus in the movie The Passion of the Christ. He gives a powerful testimony and encouragement for us all to be warriors for Christ:

(View segment from 5:54 to 12:15)
What did he say was the one thing that really made his performance real?

  • He truly suffered.
  • He was flogged, dislocated his arm, was struck by lightning, etc.

What did he encourage us to do, similar to what Cardinal Arinze encouraged?

  • To trust and to take up our crosses.
  • Be willing to suffer.
  • Be self-sacrificing warriors for Christ.

At the 10:27 mark, what specific commitments did he say we must first make?

  • Pray.
  • Fast.
  • Meditate on the Holy Scriptures.
  • Take the Holy Sacraments seriously.