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  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/24/2014 7:01:38 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 12 replies
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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-24-14, OM, St. Sharbel Makhluf, Priest

    07/23/2014 9:36:36 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-24-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 24, 2014Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Jer 2:1-3, 7-8, 12-13 This word of the LORD came to me:Go, cry out this message for Jerusalem to hear! I remember the devotion of your youth,how you loved me as a bride,Following me in the desert,in a land unsown.Sacred to the LORD was Israel,the first fruits of his harvest;Should any presume to partake of them,evil would befall them, says the LORD. When I brought you into the garden land to eat its goodly fruits,You entered and defiled my land,you made my heritage loathsome.The priests asked...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 23, 2014]

    07/23/2014 6:11:18 PM PDT · by Vision · 5 replies
    Sanctification (2) " But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us . . . sanctification . . . —1 Corinthians 1:30 " The Life Side. The mystery of sanctification is that the perfect qualities of Jesus Christ are imparted as a gift to me, not gradually, but instantly once I enter by faith into the realization that He “became for [me] . . . sanctification . . . .” Sanctification means nothing less than the holiness of Jesus becoming mine and being exhibited in my life.The most wonderful secret of living a holy life does...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/23/2014 7:15:37 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 18 replies
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  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/23/14)[Prayer]

    07/23/2014 5:06:31 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Job40:15 Behemoth New International Version (NIV) 15Look at Behemoth, which I made along with you and which feeds on grass like an ox. 16What strength it has in its loins, what power in the muscles of its belly! 17Its tail sways like a cedar; the sinews of its thighs are close-knit. 18Its bones are tubes of bronze, its limbs like rods of iron. 19It ranks first among the works of God, yet its Maker can approach it with his sword.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-23-14, OM, St. Bridget of Sweden

    07/22/2014 9:29:21 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-23-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 23, 2014Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Jer 1:1, 4-10 The words of Jeremiah, son of Hilkiah,of a priestly family in Anathoth, in the land of Benjamin. The word of the LORD came to me thus: Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,before you were born I dedicated you,a prophet to the nations I appointed you.“Ah, Lord GOD!” I said,"I know not how to speak; I am too young.” But the LORD answered me,Say not, “I am too young.”To whomever I send you, you shall go;whatever I command you, you...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 22, 2014]

    07/22/2014 5:48:53 PM PDT · by Vision · 5 replies
    Sanctification (1) " This is the will of God, your sanctification. . . —1 Thessalonians 4:3 " The Death Side. In sanctification God has to deal with us on the death side as well as on the life side. Sanctification requires our coming to the place of death, but many of us spend so much time there that we become morbid. There is always a tremendous battle before sanctification is realized— something within us pushing with resentment against the demands of Christ. When the Holy Spirit begins to show us what sanctification means, the struggle starts immediately. Jesus said,...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/22/14)[Prayer]

    07/22/2014 4:54:57 AM PDT · by left that other site · 14 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/22/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Bears New International Version (NIV) 32David said to Saul, Let no one lose heart on account of this Philistine; your servant will go and fight him. 33Saul replied, You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth. 34But David said to Saul, Your servant has been keeping his fathers sheep. When a lion or a bear came and carried off a sheep from the flock, 35I went after it, struck...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Nation

    07/22/2014 2:05:46 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 10 replies
    July 22, 2014 | Jeanbl
    May your God, whom you serve continually, rescue you! Daniel 6:16
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-22-14, M, St. Mary Magdalene

    07/21/2014 10:02:42 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-22-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 22, 2014Memorial of Saint Mary Magdalene  Reading 1 Mi 7:14-15, 18-20 Shepherd your people with your staff,the flock of your inheritance,That dwells apart in a woodland,in the midst of Carmel.Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead,as in the days of old;As in the days when you came from the land of Egypt,show us wonderful signs. Who is there like you, the God who removes guiltand pardons sin for the remnant of his inheritance;Who does not persist in anger forever,but delights rather in clemency,And will again have compassion on us,treading underfoot our guilt?You will cast into the depths of...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 21, 2014]

    07/21/2014 6:21:01 PM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    The Doorway to the Kingdom " Blessed are the poor in spirit . . . —Matthew 5:3 " Beware of thinking of our Lord as only a teacher. If Jesus Christ is only a teacher, then all He can do is frustrate me by setting a standard before me I cannot attain. What is the point of presenting me with such a lofty ideal if I cannot possibly come close to reaching it? I would be happier if I never knew it. What good is there in telling me to be what I can never be— to be “pure...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/21/2014 6:57:40 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 13 replies
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  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/21/14)[Prayer]

    07/21/2014 5:43:27 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Judges 14 Bees New International Version (NIV)   Samson’s Marriage 14 Samson went down to Timnah and saw there a young Philistine woman. 2 When he returned, he said to his father and mother, “I have seen a Philistine woman in Timnah; now get her for me as my wife.” 3 His father and mother replied, “Isn’t there an acceptable woman among your relatives or among all our people? Must you go to the uncircumcised Philistines to get a wife?” But Samson said to his father, “Get her for me. She’s the...
  • Catholic Caucus; Daily Mass Readings, 07-21-14, OM, St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest, Doctor/Church

    07/20/2014 8:45:18 PM PDT · by Salvation · 31 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-21-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 21, 2014Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Mi 6:1-4, 6-8 Hear what the LORD says:Arise, present your plea before the mountains,and let the hills hear your voice!Hear, O mountains, the plea of the LORD,pay attention, O foundations of the earth!For the LORD has a plea against his people,and he enters into trial with Israel. O my people, what have I done to you,or how have I wearied you? Answer me!For I brought you up from the land of Egypt,from the place of slavery I released you;and I sent before you Moses,Aaron, and Miriam....
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 20, 2014]

    07/20/2014 5:52:26 AM PDT · by Vision · 4 replies
    Dependent on God’s Presence " Those who wait on the Lord . . . shall walk and not faint —Isaiah 40:31 " There is no thrill for us in walking, yet it is the test for all of our steady and enduring qualities. To “walk and not faint” is the highest stretch possible as a measure of strength. The word walk is used in the Bible to express the character of a person— “. . . John . . . looking at Jesus as He walked. . . said, ’Behold the Lamb of God!’ ” (John 1:35-36). There is...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/20/14)[Prayer]

    07/20/2014 5:31:40 AM PDT · by left that other site · 30 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Isaiah 2:20 Bats New International Version (NIV) 20In that day people will throw away to the moles and bats their idols of silver and idols of gold, which they made to worship
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 19, 2014]

    07/19/2014 6:31:07 PM PDT · by Vision · 4 replies
    The Submission of the Believer " You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am —John 13:13 " Our Lord never insists on having authority over us. He never says, “You will submit to me.” No, He leaves us perfectly free to choose— so free, in fact, that we can spit in His face or we can put Him to death, as others have done; and yet He will never say a word. But once His life has been created in me through His redemption, I instantly recognize His right to absolute authority over...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/19/14)[Prayer]

    07/19/2014 5:33:48 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/19/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible 1Kings 10:22 Apes New International Version (NIV) 21All King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold. None was of silver; it was not considered valuable in the days of Solomon. 22For the king had at sea the ships of Tarshish with the ships of Hiram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish came bringing gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks. 23So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-19-14

    07/18/2014 8:34:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-19-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 19, 2014Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Mi 2:1-5 Woe to those who plan iniquity,and work out evil on their couches;In the morning light they accomplish itwhen it lies within their power.They covet fields, and seize them;houses, and they take them;They cheat an owner of his house,a man of his inheritance.Therefore thus says the LORD:Behold, I am planning against this race an evilfrom which you shall not withdraw your necks;Nor shall you walk with head high,for it will be a time of evil. On that day a satire shall be sung over you,and...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 18, 2014]

    07/18/2014 6:51:47 PM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    The Mystery of Believing " He said, "Who are You, Lord? —Acts 9:5 " Through the miracle of redemption, Saul of Tarsus was instantly changed from a strong-willed and forceful Pharisee into a humble and devoted bondservant of the Lord Jesus.There is nothing miraculous or mysterious about the things we can explain. We control what we are able to explain, consequently it is only natural to seek an explanation for everything. It is not natural to obey, yet it is not necessarily sinful to disobey. There can be no real disobedience, nor any moral virtue in obedience, unless a...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/18/14)[Prayer]

    07/18/2014 5:07:04 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Deuteronomy 14:5, Isaiah 51:20 Antelopes New International Version (NIV) 5the deer, the gazelle, the roe deer, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep. Your children have fainted; they lie at every street corner, like antelope caught in a net. They are filled with the wrath of the Lord, with the rebuke of your God.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (7/18/2014) [Prayer]

    07/17/2014 8:29:47 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 25 replies
    18 July 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation First Man on the Moon July 20, 1969 Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. Psalm 139:7-10 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-18-14, OM, St. Camillus de Lellis, Priest

    07/17/2014 8:13:19 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-18-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 18, 2014Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Is 38:1-6, 21-22, 7-8 When Hezekiah was mortally ill,the prophet Isaiah, son of Amoz, came and said to him:“Thus says the LORD: Put your house in order,for you are about to die; you shall not recover.”Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the LORD: “O LORD, remember how faithfully and wholeheartedlyI conducted myself in your presence,doing what was pleasing to you!”And Hezekiah wept bitterly. Then the word of the LORD came to Isaiah: “Go, tell Hezekiah:Thus says the LORD, the God of...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 17, 2014]

    07/17/2014 6:23:25 PM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    The Miracle of Belief " My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom . . . —1 Corinthians 2:4 " Paul was a scholar and an orator of the highest degree; he was not speaking here out of a deep sense of humility, but was saying that when he preached the gospel, he would veil the power of God if he impressed people with the excellency of his speech. Belief in Jesus is a miracle produced only by the effectiveness of redemption, not by impressive speech, nor by wooing and persuading, but only by...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(7/17/14)[Prayer]

    07/17/2014 5:08:29 AM PDT · by left that other site · 23 replies
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    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Job 42:2 Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) 2I know that you can do all things;no purpose of yours can be thwarted.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/17/14)[Prayer]

    07/17/2014 4:50:18 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/17/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Proverbs 6 Ants New International Version (NIV) 6Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! 7It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, 8yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-17-14

    07/16/2014 8:28:33 PM PDT · by Salvation · 31 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-18-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 17, 2014Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Is 26:7-9, 12, 16-19 The way of the just is smooth;the path of the just you make level.Yes, for your way and your judgments, O LORD,we look to you;Your name and your titleare the desire of our souls.My soul yearns for you in the night,yes, my spirit within me keeps vigil for you;When your judgment dawns upon the earth,the world’s inhabitants learn justice.O LORD, you mete out peace to us,for it is you who have accomplished all we have done. O LORD, oppressed by your punishment,we...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 16, 2014]

    07/16/2014 5:50:14 PM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    The Concept of Divine Control " . . . how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him! —Matthew 7:11 " Jesus is laying down the rules of conduct in this passage for those people who have His Spirit. He urges us to keep our minds filled with the concept of God’s control over everything, which means that a disciple must maintain an attitude of perfect trust and an eagerness to ask and to seek.Fill your mind with the thought that God is there. And once your mind is truly...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/16/2014 9:12:04 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 11 replies
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  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/16/14)[Prayer]

    07/16/2014 5:53:36 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Genesis 9 God’s Covenant With Noah New International Version (NIV)   9 Then God blessed Noah and his sons, saying to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the earth. 2 The fear and dread of you will fall on all the beasts of the earth, and on all the birds in the sky, on every creature that moves along the ground, and on all the fish in the sea; they are given into your hands. 3 Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-16-14, OM, Our Lady of Mount Carmel

    07/15/2014 9:43:04 PM PDT · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-16-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 16, 2014Wednesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Is 10:5-7, 13b-16 Thus says the LORD:Woe to Assyria! My rod in anger,my staff in wrath.Against an impious nation I send him,and against a people under my wrath I order himTo seize plunder, carry off loot,and tread them down like the mud of the streets.But this is not what he intends,nor does he have this in mind;Rather, it is in his heart to destroy,to make an end of nations not a few. For he says:“By my own power I have done it,and by my wisdom, for...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 15, 2014]

    07/15/2014 4:19:59 PM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    My Life’s Spiritual Honor and Duty " I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians . . . —Romans 1:14 " Paul was overwhelmed with the sense of his indebtedness to Jesus Christ, and he spent his life to express it. The greatest inspiration in Paul’s life was his view of Jesus Christ as his spiritual creditor. Do I feel that same sense of indebtedness to Christ regarding every unsaved soul? As a saint, my life’s spiritual honor and duty is to fulfill my debt to Christ in relation to these lost souls. Every tiny bit of...
  • Prayers for my 7 week old baby son

    07/15/2014 12:30:09 PM PDT · by djsunzi · 108 replies
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    Please pray for my 7-week old son Tim, who needs to be treated intravenously with the antiviral drug acyclovir in hospital. Quite traumatic for me and wife who has to be in hospital to feed him. Please pray he recovers quickly so he can come home. Thank you and God Bless.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/15/14)[Prayer]

    07/15/2014 5:13:37 AM PDT · by left that other site · 20 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/15/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Genesis 8 Noah and the Flood New International Version (NIV) But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded. 2Now the springs of the deep and the floodgates of the heavens had been closed, and the rain had stopped falling from the sky. 3The water receded steadily from the earth. At the end of the hundred and fifty days the water had gone down, 4and on the...
  • The Subterranean Temple

    07/15/2014 4:39:23 AM PDT · by Phinneous · 26 replies
    Chabad.org ^ | 1981 | Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, ZT'L
    I am asleep, but my heart is awake Song of Songs 5:2 Our sages tell us that when King Solomon built the Holy Temple, knowing that it was destined to be destroyed, he built a place in which to hide the Ark, [at the end of] hidden, deep, winding passageways.1 It was there that King Josiah placed the Ark twenty-two years before the Temples destruction, as related in the Book of Chronicles.2
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-15-14, M, St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

    07/14/2014 8:19:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-15-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 15, 2014Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church    Reading 1 Is 7:1-9 In the days of Ahaz, king of Judah, son of Jotham, son of Uzziah,Rezin, king of Aram,and Pekah, king of Israel, son of Remaliah,went up to attack Jerusalem,but they were not able to conquer it.When word came to the house of David that Aramwas encamped in Ephraim,the heart of the king and the heart of the people trembled,as the trees of the forest tremble in the wind. Then the LORD said to Isaiah: Go out to meet Ahaz,you and your son Shear-jashub,at...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 14, 2014]

    07/14/2014 4:06:50 PM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    Suffering Afflictions and Going the Second Mile " I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also —Matthew 5:39 " This verse reveals the humiliation of being a Christian. In the natural realm, if a person does not hit back, it is because he is a coward. But in the spiritual realm, it is the very evidence of the Son of God in him if he does not hit back. When you are insulted, you must not only not resent it, but you must make...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/14/14)[Prayer]

    07/14/2014 5:20:56 AM PDT · by left that other site · 21 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Genesis 6 Noah and the Flood New International Version (NIV) Noah and the Flood 9This is the account of Noah and his family. Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faithfully with God. 10Noah had three sons: Shem, Ham and Japheth. 11Now the earth was corrupt in Gods sight and was full of violence. 12God saw how corrupt the earth had become, for all the people on earth had corrupted their ways. 13So God said to Noah, I am going to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-14-14, M, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin

    07/13/2014 8:45:20 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-14-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 14, 2014Memorial of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin    Reading 1 Is 1:10-17 Hear the word of the LORD,princes of Sodom!Listen to the instruction of our God,people of Gomorrah!What care I for the number of your sacrifices?says the LORD.I have had enough of whole-burnt ramsand fat of fatlings;In the blood of calves, lambs and goatsI find no pleasure. When you come in to visit me,who asks these things of you?Trample my courts no more!Bring no more worthless offerings;your incense is loathsome to me.New moon and sabbath, calling of assemblies,octaves with wickedness: these I cannot bear.Your new moons and festivals...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 13, 2014]

    07/13/2014 10:19:30 AM PDT · by Vision · 4 replies
    The Price of the Vision " In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord . . . —Isaiah 6:1 " Our soul’s personal history with God is often an account of the death of our heroes. Over and over again God has to remove our friends to put Himself in their place, and that is when we falter, fail, and become discouraged. Let me think about this personally— when the person died who represented for me all that God was, did I give up on everything in life? Did I become ill or disheartened? Or did...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/13/14)[Prayer]

    07/13/2014 4:50:34 AM PDT · by left that other site · 21 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Genesis 4 Livestock New International Version (NIV) 4Adam made love to his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain She said, With the help of the Lord I have brought forth a man. 2Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. 3In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the Lord. 4And Abel also brought an offeringfat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock....
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 07-13-14, Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    07/12/2014 7:44:59 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-13-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 13, 2014Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Is 55:10-11 Thus says the LORD:Just as from the heavensthe rain and snow come downand do not return theretill they have watered the earth,making it fertile and fruitful,giving seed to the one who sowsand bread to the one who eats,so shall my word bethat goes forth from my mouth;my word shall not return to me void,but shall do my will,achieving the end for which I sent it. Responsorial Psalm Ps 65:10, 11, 12-13, 14 R/ (Lk 8:8) The seed that falls on good ground will yield a fruitful harvest.You...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 12, 2014]

    07/12/2014 3:41:37 PM PDT · by Vision · 5 replies
    The Spiritually Self-Seeking Church " . . . till we all come . . . to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ . . . —Ephesians 4:13 " Reconciliation means the restoring of the relationship between the entire human race and God, putting it back to what God designed it to be. This is what Jesus Christ did in redemption. The church ceases to be spiritual when it becomes self-seeking, only interested in the development of its own organization. The reconciliation of the human race according to His plan means realizing Him not only in...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/12/14)[Prayer]

    07/12/2014 5:14:18 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
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    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Genesis 3 The Serpent New International Version (NIV) Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, Did God really say, You must not eat from any tree in the garden? 2The woman said to the serpent, We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, 3but God did say, You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-12-14

    07/11/2014 9:25:03 PM PDT · by Salvation · 31 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-12-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 12, 2014Saturday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Is 6:1-8 In the year King Uzziah died,I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne,with the train of his garment filling the temple.Seraphim were stationed above; each of them had six wings:with two they veiled their faces,with two they veiled their feet,and with two they hovered aloft. They cried one to the other,“Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts!All the earth is filled with his glory!”At the sound of that cry, the frame of the door shookand the house was filled with...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 11, 2014]

    07/11/2014 6:25:56 PM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    The Spiritually Vigorous Saint " . . . that I may know Him . . . —Philippians 3:10 " A saint is not to take the initiative toward self-realization, but toward knowing Jesus Christ. A spiritually vigorous saint never believes that his circumstances simply happen at random, nor does he ever think of his life as being divided into the secular and the sacred. He sees every situation in which he finds himself as the means of obtaining a greater knowledge of Jesus Christ, and he has an attitude of unrestrained abandon and total surrender about him. The Holy...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-11-14, M, St. Benedict, Abbot

    07/11/2014 6:45:08 AM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-11-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 11, 2014Memorial of Saint Benedict, Abbot    Reading 1 Hos 14:2-10 Thus says the LORD:Return, O Israel, to the LORD, your God;you have collapsed through your guilt.Take with you words,and return to the LORD;Say to him, “Forgive all iniquity,and receive what is good, that we may renderas offerings the bullocks from our stalls.Assyria will not save us,nor shall we have horses to mount;We shall say no more, ‘Our god,’to the work of our hands;for in you the orphan finds compassion.”I will heal their defection, says the LORD,I will love them freely;for my wrath is turned away from them.I...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/11/14)[Prayer]

    07/11/2014 5:30:28 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/11/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Genesis Creation New International Version (NIV) 28God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth." 29Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you; 30and to every beast...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (7/11/2014) [Prayer]

    07/10/2014 9:01:36 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 22 replies
    11 July 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Images from The Postman (1997) The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lords favor. Luke 4:18-19 (NIV) ----
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [July 10, 2014]

    07/10/2014 5:02:31 PM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    The Spiritually Lazy Saint " Let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together . . . —Hebrews 10:24-25 " We are all capable of being spiritually lazy saints. We want to stay off the rough roads of life, and our primary objective is to secure a peaceful retreat from the world. The ideas put forth in these verses from Hebrews 10 are those of stirring up one another and of keeping ourselves together. Both of these require initiative— our willingness to take the first step toward...