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  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (10/31/2014) [Prayer]

    10/30/2014 9:23:28 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 5 replies
    31 October 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 1 Peter 2:9 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-31-14

    10/30/2014 7:03:34 PM PDT · by Salvation · 21 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-31-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 31, 2014Friday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Phil 1:1-11 Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus,to all the holy ones in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,with the bishops and deacons:grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I give thanks to my God at every remembrance of you,praying always with joy in my every prayer for all of you,because of your partnership for the Gospelfrom the first day until now.I am confident of this,that the one who began a good work in youwill continue to complete...
  • What Catholics believe: 10 truths about purgatory (Catholic Caucus)

    10/30/2014 2:54:21 PM PDT · by NYer · 46 replies
    Catholic S F ^ | October 30, 2013 | Valerie Schmalz
    Does purgatory still exist? Even though we don’t hear about it as much as in earlier times, Catholics do believe in purgatory. It is a matter of faith, supported by the Bible and tradition, clarified at the Council of Florence in 1439 and the Council of Trent (1545-1563) and explained in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Here is what we know about purgatory. 1. Purgatory exists: The Catechism of the Catholic Church states there are three states of the church, those who are living on earth, those who are in purgatory and those who are in heaven with God....
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/30/14)[Prayer]

    10/30/2014 5:01:16 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/30/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Midwife (New International Version (NIV) And it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife said unto her, “Fear not. Thou shalt have this son also.” (Genesis 35:17) 15 The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, whose names were Shiphrah and Puah, 16 “When you are helping the Hebrew women during childbirth on the delivery stool, if you see that the baby is a boy, kill him; but if it is a girl, let her live.” 17 The midwives, however, feared God and did not do...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(10/30/14)[Prayer]

    10/30/2014 4:44:52 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/30/14 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) Deuteronomy 31:8 “… It is the LORD who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.”
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-30-14

    10/29/2014 8:30:00 PM PDT · by Salvation · 31 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-30-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 30, 2014Thursday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Eph 6:10-20 Brothers and sisters:Draw your strength from the Lord and from his mighty power.Put on the armor of God so that you may be able to stand firmagainst the tactics of the Devil.For our struggle is not with flesh and bloodbut with the principalities, with the powers,with the world rulers of this present darkness,with the evil spirits in the heavens.Therefore, put on the armor of God,that you may be able to resist on the evil dayand, having done everything, to hold your ground.So stand fast...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    10/29/2014 9:35:31 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 14 replies
    10/29/14 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/29/14)[Prayer]

    10/29/2014 5:31:57 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/29/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Metal Forger (New International Version (NIV) 2 Zillah also had a son, Tubal-Cain, who forged all kinds of tools out of bronze and iron. Tubal-Cain’s sister was Naamah. (Genesis 4:22)
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-29-14

    10/28/2014 9:03:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-29-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 29, 2014Wednesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Eph 6:1-9 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.Honor your father and mother.This is the first commandment with a promise,that it may go well with youand that you may have a long life on earth.Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger,but bring them up with the training and instruction of the Lord. Slaves, be obedient to your human masters with fear and trembling,in sincerity of heart, as to Christ,not only when being watched, as currying favor,but as slaves of Christ, doing...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/28/14)[Prayer]

    10/28/2014 5:05:58 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/28/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Merchant (New International Version (NIV) 45 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. 46 When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it. (Matthew 13:45)
  • Prayer for our American Heroes and Nation

    10/28/2014 2:01:52 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 8 replies
    October 28, 2014 | Jeanbl
    For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to weep ~ a time to mourn. . . O Lord, we have sinned against you grievously, yet help us ADONAI, for your Name’s sake. Ecclesiastes 3:1,4 Jeremiah 14:7
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-28-14. FEAST, Sts. Simon and Jude, Apostles

    10/27/2014 8:50:01 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-28-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 28, 2014 Feast of Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles   Reading 1 Eph 2:19-22 Brothers and sisters:You are no longer strangers and sojourners,but you are fellow citizens with the holy onesand members of the household of God, built upon the foundation of the Apostles and prophets,with Christ Jesus himself as the capstone.Through him the whole structure is held togetherand grows into a temple sacred in the Lord;in him you also are being built togetherinto a dwelling place of God in the Spirit. Responsorial Psalm Ps 19:2-3, 4-5 R. (5a) Their message goes out through all the earth.The heavens declare...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    10/27/2014 7:04:10 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 11 replies
    10-27-14 | Kitty Mittens
    Isaiah 33:2 But to us, O Lord, be Merciful, for we have Waited for You. Be our Strength Each Day and our Salvation in the Time of Trouble.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/27/14)[Prayer]

    10/27/2014 5:42:48 AM PDT · by left that other site · 25 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/27/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Mason (New International Version (NIV) 11They gave the money which was weighed out into the hands of those who did the work, who had the oversight of the house of the LORD; and they paid it out to the carpenters and the builders who worked on the house of the LORD; 12and to the masons and the stonecutters, and for buying timber and hewn stone to repair the damages to the house of the LORD, and for all that was laid out for the house to repair it. (2...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-27-14

    10/26/2014 6:59:42 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-27-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 27, 2014Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Eph 4:32-5:8 Brothers and sisters:Be kind to one another, compassionate,forgiving one another as God has forgiven you in Christ. Be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love,as Christ loved us and handed himself over for usas a sacrificial offering to God for a fragrant aroma.Immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be mentioned among you,as is fitting among holy ones,no obscenity or silly or suggestive talk, which is out of place,but instead, thanksgiving.Be sure of this, that no immoral or impure...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/26/14)[Prayer]

    10/26/2014 5:31:39 AM PDT · by left that other site · 14 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/26/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Magistrate (New International Version (NIV)  As you are going with your adversary to the magistrate, try hard to be reconciled on the way, or your adversary may drag you off to the judge, and the judge turn you over to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison. (Luke 12:58)
  • Requesting Prayers For My Brother Michael

    10/25/2014 8:24:11 PM PDT · by ConorMacNessa · 78 replies
    I'm asking for prayers for my younger brother Michael. He is in very ill health - the specific diagnosis unknown at this time. Michael has had health issues his entire life. Born in November 1952 over two months premature, he had a series of seizures shortly after birth. He was diagnosed at Hopkins as having Hypoglycemia - on of the first half-dozen children so diagnosed in the Free World. I have to admit, he drove me - along with many others - absolutely nuts. Perseveration, don't ya know. For reasons that I would rather not delve into in this thread,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 10-26-14, Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    10/25/2014 7:54:34 PM PDT · by Salvation · 42 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-26-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 26, 2014Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Ex 22:20-26 Thus says the LORD:"You shall not molest or oppress an alien,for you were once aliens yourselves in the land of Egypt. You shall not wrong any widow or orphan. If ever you wrong them and they cry out to me,I will surely hear their cry. My wrath will flare up, and I will kill you with the sword;then your own wives will be widows, and your children orphans. "If you lend money to one of your poor neighbors among my people,you shall not act like an extortioner...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/25/14)[Prayer]

    10/25/2014 5:07:10 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/25/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Magician (New International Version (NIV)  In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his mind was troubled and he could not sleep. 2 So the king summoned the magicians, enchanters, sorcerers and astrologers[a] to tell him what he had dreamed. When they came in and stood before the king, 3 he said to them, “I have had a dream that troubles me and I want to know what it means. Daniel 2)
  • Ebola survivor Nina Pham: I believe in the power of prayer

    10/24/2014 9:38:53 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 49 replies
    CNA ^ | Washington D.C., Oct 24, 2014 / 12:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).
    Nina Pham after her release from care. Screenshot. Washington D.C., Oct 24, 2014 / 12:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nina Pham, a Dallas nurse who has been battling Ebola after treating a patient in Texas, has now been declared free of the disease, and gave thanks to God and all those who have prayed for her in recent weeks. “I feel fortunate and blessed to be standing here today,” Pham said in a press conference Oct. 24. “I would first and foremost like to thank God, my family and friends. Throughout this ordeal, I have put my trust in God and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-25-14

    10/24/2014 8:20:37 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-25-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 25, 2014Saturday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Eph 4:7-16 Brothers and sisters:Grace was given to each of usaccording to the measure of Christ’s gift.Therefore, it says: He ascended on high and took prisoners captive;he gave gifts to men. What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descendedinto the lower regions of the earth?The one who descended is also the one who ascendedfar above all the heavens,that he might fill all things. And he gave some as Apostles, others as prophets,others as evangelists, others as pastors and teachers,to equip the holy ones for...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/24/14)[Prayer]

    10/24/2014 6:00:52 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/24/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Lawyer (New International Version (NIV) …19"You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous. 20"Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue, that you may live and possess the land which the LORD your God is giving you. (Deuteronomy 16)
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (10/24/2014) [Prayer]

    10/23/2014 9:12:46 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 20 replies
    24 October 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer. Psalm 102:17 (KJV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-24-14, OM, St. Anthony Mary Claret, Bishop

    10/23/2014 8:13:44 PM PDT · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-24-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 24, 2014Friday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 Eph 4:1-6 Brothers and sisters:I, a prisoner for the Lord,urge you to live in a manner worthy of the call you have received,with all humility and gentleness, with patience,bearing with one another through love,striving to preserve the unity of the spiritthrough the bond of peace; one Body and one Spirit, as you were also called to the one hope of your call;one Lord, one faith, one baptism;one God and Father of all,who is over all and through all and in all. Responsorial Psalm Ps 24:1-2, 3-4ab, 5-6...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(10/23/14)[Prayer]

    10/23/2014 7:01:31 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/23/14 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) Psalms 18:31-36 For who is God, but the LORD? And who is a rock, except our God?—the God who equipped me with strength and made my way blameless. He made my feet like the feet of a deer and set me secure on the heights. He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. You have given me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me, and your gentleness made me great. You gave a wide place for my steps under...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/23/14)[Prayer]

    10/23/2014 5:16:14 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/23/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Landowner (New International Version (NIV) 20 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius[a] for the day and sent them into his vineyard. 3 “About nine in the morning he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing. 4 He told them, ‘You also go and work in my vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.’ 5 So they went. “He went out again about noon and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-23-14, OM, St. John of Capistrano, Priest

    10/22/2014 9:13:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-23-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 23, 2014Thursday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Eph 3:14-21 Brothers and sisters:I kneel before the Father,from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,that he may grant you in accord with the riches of his gloryto be strengthened with power through his Spirit in the inner self,and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith;that you, rooted and grounded in love,may have strength to comprehend with all the holy oneswhat is the breadth and length and height and depth,and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge,so that you...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    10/22/2014 7:07:09 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 8 replies
    10/22/14 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/22/14)[Prayer]

    10/22/2014 5:34:53 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/22/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible King (New International Version (NIV) 14 At the time when Amraphel was king of Shinar,[a] Arioch king of Ellasar, Kedorlaomer king of Elam and Tidal king of Goyim, 2 these kings went to war against Bera king of Sodom, Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, Shemeber king of Zeboyim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar). 3 All these latter kings joined forces in the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Dead Sea Valley). 4 For twelve years they had been subject to Kedorlaomer, but in the thirteenth year they...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-22-14, OM, St. John Paul II, Pope

    10/21/2014 9:57:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-22-14 | Revised New American Bibl
    October 22, 2014Wednesday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Eph 3:2-12 Brothers and sisters:You have heard of the stewardship of God’s gracethat was given to me for your benefit,namely, that the mystery was made known to me by revelation,as I have written briefly earlier.When you read thisyou can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,which was not made known to human beings in other generationsas it has now been revealedto his holy Apostles and prophets by the Spirit,that the Gentiles are coheirs, members of the same Body,and copartners in the promise in Christ Jesus...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/21/14)[Prayer]

    10/21/2014 5:57:08 AM PDT · by left that other site · 18 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/21/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Judge (New International Version (NIV) 13 The next day Moses took his seat to serve as judge for the people, and they stood around him from morning till evening. 14 When his father-in-law saw all that Moses was doing for the people, he said, “What is this you are doing for the people? Why do you alone sit as judge, while all these people stand around you from morning till evening?” 15 Moses answered him, “Because the people come to me to seek God’s will. 16 Whenever they have a dispute, it is...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Nation

    10/21/2014 1:35:48 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 10 replies
    October 21, 2014 | Jeanbl
    Psalm 27:14 Hope on the Lord: be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart: trust in the Lord. . . know that I am the LORD; and those who wait for me shall not be disappointed. Isaiah 49:23
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-21-14

    10/20/2014 9:11:47 PM PDT · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-21-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 21, 2014Tuesday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Eph 2:12-22 Brothers and sisters:You were at that time without Christ,alienated from the community of Israeland strangers to the covenants of promise,without hope and without God in the world.But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far offhave become near by the Blood of Christ. For he is our peace, he made both oneand broke down the dividing wall of enmity, through his Flesh,abolishing the law with its commandments and legal claims,that he might create in himself one new person in place of the two,thus...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    10/20/2014 8:07:48 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 9 replies
    10-20-14 | Kitty Mittens
    Blessed is the Nation whose God is the Lord (Ps.33:12)
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/20/14)[Prayer]

    10/20/2014 6:56:52 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/20/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Jailer (New International Version (NIV) 22 The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten with rods. 23 After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully. 24 When he received these orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. 25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. 26 Suddenly there was...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-20-14, OM, St. Paul of the Cross

    10/19/2014 7:58:58 PM PDT · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-20-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 20, 2014Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Eph 2:1-10 Brothers and sisters:You were dead in your transgressions and sinsin which you once lived following the age of this world,following the ruler of the power of the air,the spirit that is now at work in the disobedient.All of us once lived among them in the desires of our flesh,following the wishes of the flesh and the impulses,and we were by nature children of wrath, like the rest.But God, who is rich in mercy,because of the great love he had for us,even when we were...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/19/14)[Prayer]

    10/19/2014 4:21:37 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/19/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Interpreter (New International Version (NIV) 8 On the third day, Joseph said to them, “Do this and you will live, for I fear God: 19 If you are honest men, let one of your brothers stay here in prison, while the rest of you go and take grain back for your starving households. 20 But you must bring your youngest brother to me, so that your words may be verified and that you may not die.” This they proceeded to do. 21 They said to one another, “Surely we are being punished because...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 10-19-14, Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    10/18/2014 7:47:46 PM PDT · by Salvation · 46 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-19-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 19, 2014Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Is 45:1, 4-6 Thus says the LORD to his anointed, Cyrus,whose right hand I grasp,subduing nations before him,and making kings run in his service,opening doors before himand leaving the gates unbarred:For the sake of Jacob, my servant,of Israel, my chosen one,I have called you by your name,giving you a title, though you knew me not.I am the LORD and there is no other,there is no God besides me.It is I who arm you, though you know me not,so that toward the rising and the setting of the sunpeople may...
  • Prayer to the Holy Family for the Synod [Prayer thread]

    10/18/2014 10:50:15 AM PDT · by Salvation · 15 replies
    http://www.usccb.org/ ^ | 10-18-14 | http://www.usccb.org/
    Prayer to the Holy Family for the Synod  Jesus, Mary and Joseph, in you we contemplate the splendor of true love, to you we turn with trust.  Holy Family of Nazareth, grant that our families too may be places of communion and prayer, authentic schools of the Gospel and small domestic Churches.  Holy Family of Nazareth, may families never again experience violence, rejection and division: may all who have been hurt or scandalized find ready comfort and healing.  Holy Family of Nazareth, may the approaching (ongoing) Synod of Bishops make us once more mindful of the sacredness and inviolability...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    10/18/2014 7:59:40 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 18 replies
    10/18/14 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/18/14)[Prayer]

    10/18/2014 5:29:26 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/18/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Instructor (New International Version (NIV) 12 You will say, “How I hated discipline!     How my heart spurned correction! 13 I would not obey my teachers     or turn my ear to my instructors. 14 And I was soon in serious trouble     in the assembly of God’s people.” (Proverbs 5:13)
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-18-14, FEAST, St. Luke, Evangelist

    10/17/2014 7:53:03 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-18-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 18, 2014Feast of Saint Luke, Evangelist    Reading 1 2 Tm 4:10-17b Beloved:Demas, enamored of the present world,deserted me and went to Thessalonica,Crescens to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.Luke is the only one with me.Get Mark and bring him with you,for he is helpful to me in the ministry.I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.When you come, bring the cloak I left with Carpus in Troas,the papyrus rolls, and especially the parchments. Alexander the coppersmith did me a great deal of harm;the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.You too be on guard against him,for he has strongly...
  • Rev. Billy Graham: "America is Just as Wicked as Sodom and Gomorrah Ever Were"

    10/17/2014 12:14:23 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 60 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | 10/16/2014 | Michael W. Chapman
    Reverend Billy Graham, arguably the most well-known and respected evangelical preacher of the last 50 years, said in a recently published commentary that America was “founded by men who believed in prayer” and that prayer can turn “the tide of history,” adding that while “America is just as wicked as Sodom and Gomorrah” and deserves “the judgment of God,” this judgment can be lessened through prayer. “Even though America is just as wicked as Sodom and Gomorrah ever were, and as deserving of the judgment of God, God would spare us if we were earnestly praying, with hearts that had...
  • “I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old”

    10/17/2014 8:13:02 AM PDT · by avenir · 15 replies
    So begins the Maskil of Asaph, Psalm 78. As synods and councils and elderships wrangle over things long ago settled by God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, I wanted to encourage fellow believers to find an audio bible they like and "baptize" their minds in the complex and glorious beauty of His Psalms. I have been richly blessed by doing so while working and riding my bike. Music? Let me tell you, the Psalms are REAL music to a believer's ears. Though steeped in the era of Law, God's manifold wisdom and loving kindness are absolutely "fresh and...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(10/17/14)[Prayer]

    10/17/2014 5:39:11 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/17/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jobs In The Bible Innkeeper (New International Version (NIV) And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.  (Luke 2:7) 30 In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. 31 A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (10/17/2014) [Prayer]

    10/16/2014 9:42:56 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 25 replies
    17 October 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. A Sermon Preached at Enfield, July 8th, 1741. God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day. Psalm 7:11 (KJV) ----
  • Urgent Prayer Requests for ISIS Victims, Christians

    10/16/2014 8:09:29 PM PDT · by TurkeyLurkey · 20 replies
    email | October 16, 2014 | Precept Ministries International
    Dear FReepers, These are posts made to the PMI group wall asking for urgent prayer. Thank you so much for praying for these people: Part 1 > Prayer Request from Dan and Marilyn Wilson, Missionaries who are in the areas that are being attacked by ISIS are asking to be showered in prayer. ISIS has taken over the town they are in today. He said ISIS is systematically going house to house to all the Christians and asking the children to denounce Jesus. He said so far not one child has. And so far all have consequently been killed. But...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-17-14, M, St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr

    10/16/2014 7:58:47 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 1017-14 | Revised New American Bible
    October 17, 2014Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr    Reading 1 Eph 1:11-14 Brothers and sisters:In Christ we were also chosen,destined in accord with the purpose of the Onewho accomplishes all things according to the intention of his will,so that we might exist for the praise of his glory,we who first hoped in Christ.In him you also, who have heard the word of truth,the Gospel of your salvation, and have believed in him,were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,which is the first installment of our inheritancetoward redemption as God’s possession, to the praise of his glory....
  • Why Does the Lord’s Prayer Ask God not to Lead us into Temptation – Why Would God do Such a Thing?

    10/16/2014 2:41:15 PM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | October 15, 2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Most of you know that I write the Question and Answer Column for Our Sunday Visitor. And every now and then it is good to bring these works of mine together. An interesting question came in today (actually it is asked quite frequently) and I’d like to give my answer and add just a few things more that wouldn’t fit into the column. First the question, then the answer and a brief elaboration.Q: Why does the Lord’s Prayer ask God not to lead us in temptation? Why would God do that? I have also read texts in the Bible about...
  • Prayer for Miracle

    10/16/2014 6:38:49 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 49 replies
    October 16, 2014 | Huldah1776
    Please ask the Lord Jesus to reach down and heal the kidneys, liver, and heart of my son's stepmom. Long story there, but his younger half-sister is only 21 and having to make the medical decisions for her mom who had a bad reaction to meds and was found dead at work on Friday night. She was revived but with serious complications. They are trying to give her dialysis but her heart keeps going into arrythmia. Doc said in 12 years he does not believe she will survive.