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The Woman Clothed With the Sun and the Red Dragon ^ | January 6, 2016 | Rev. Joseph Dwight

Posted on 01/06/2016 3:11:38 AM PST by JosephJames

Dear friends,

As we know, today there is less prayer in the world and in the Church than every before, and more sin than ever before, even worse indifference, and thus what Saint Paul warned us about is even more true today: “Satan DISGUISES himself as an angel of light” (2Cor 11:14). This means that the great number of followers and collaborators of Satan in the world and in the Church today will lead us to destruction in such a way that all seems OK and the right thing to do. Thus it is more important than ever to seek the Truth (Who is Christ – Jn 14:6) from the Magisterium of the Church, which cannot change, and to discover the misleading ways in which these “angels of light” offer their beautiful lies as if they were the truth. Behold the great attack on the fathers of families, the priests and the bishops to become “dumb dogs, they cannot bark” (Is 56:10), so as not to warn the souls entrusted to them about the sly wolf (Pope St. Gregory the Great; Office of Readings; Sunday, Week 27 of OT)! I hope all of you have in your homes not only the Bible but also the very important summary of the teachings of the Church in the Catechism of the Catholic Church for adults! There are thousands of independent protestant groups with only the Bible and very often interpret many passages in Sacred Scripture in contradictory ways!

Another fundamental strategy of our mortal enemy is to facilitate in as many ways as possible that which does us most harm, sin, by offering many SLIPPERY SLOPES toward our destruction, to make it easier, and even alluring and acceptable, to slide into sin, and to not realize or to not regret the loss of the presence of God in our own souls. Seventy years ago most countries of the world had civil laws which explicitly indicated more concern, than there is today, for the common good and thus sought to protect the fundamental cell of society, the family. Thus in many countries it was illegal to sell or buy pornography; up to 1930 our protestant brothers were in agreement with the Catholic Church that birth control did great harm to married couples and to their families and thus to all of society. Seventy years ago not only did almost all religious leaders, but even most civil leaders, do what they could do to keep husbands and wives together for the sake of the married couples, for the sake of the children and for the sake of the whole of society. Now many cardinals, bishops and priests are doing the exact opposite in offering every means possible to be “free” of your first wife or your first husband, without any concern about the true and long lasting well being of the couple, of the children and of the society!?!

If we could see a soul in the state of grace, we would die immediately of joy; if we could see a soul not in the state of grace, in mortal sin, we would die immediately of terror. God hides the full reality so as to respect our free will. If we saw these things, or even one instant heaven or hell, we would no longer be free, and we would be forced to choose to do the will of God. This is why it is so important to take Christ’s words to heart: “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits” (Mt 7:15-20). Jesus did not say by their leaves, which would be their nice words! We are so brainwashed today to follow only our feelings and sentiments rather than making the effort to discover the truth of the reality by sincere prayer and diligent study. People vote for politicians according to their nice words instead of taking the time to study if these politicians have voted and used our money in the past to help the family and society or not – the real fruits! It is even more important, especially today, to make the effort to see if a priest or a bishop preaches according to the revealed Divine Revelation found in the Bible and explained properly and infallibly in the documents of the Church, summarized in the CCC. This effort is especially necessary today since Satan has much more power than usual to deceive with beautiful lies transmitted by the highly controlled mass media, the schools and religious institutions.

G.K. Chesterton, in his book Orthodoxy, explained that keeping the orthodox true faith in the Church is like trying to control wild horses that are in danger of constantly pulling in opposite directions. This is why we need the Magisterium of the Church to help us keep the proper balance and equilibrium. In LA, California (September 1987), Pope John Paul II did not say to the bishops that they must obey me as Pope, but “dissent from the Magisterium” of the Catholic Church! (“The Hidden Broad Road to Perdition”; Thus when very high ranking religious leaders in the Catholic Church talk only about MERCY, but do not talk about, in the same discourse or context, the absolute need to amend ones life, to “go and sin no more” (Jn 5:14; 8:11), as we say in the Act of Contrition, there is a very powerful misleading deception of subjectivism and relativism which does not lead us toward the absolute Truth, God, and altruism, but toward ourselves (feelings and sentiments) and egoism, precisely in the name of “mercy” and “love”!?! The whole Truth of God “will set you free” (Jn 8:32) in an authentic manner, together with the cross in this short life, not false freedom, detached from the Truth, which leads to slavery afterwards in this life and for all eternity if one does not truly repent and change ones life with the help of God in prayer and the Sacraments.

“What kind of men are they who, fearing to hurt those they speak to, not only do not prepare them for imminent temptations, but even promise the happiness of this world, which God did not promise to the world itself?...” (Sermon of St. Augustine on the Shepherds; Office of Readings; Sunday, Week 24 of OT, Friday).

I have a great sorrow in my heart for the souls entrusted to Catholic pastors who do not follow nor teach from the Catechism of the Catholic Church for adults! Do we believe that God gave us the Ten Commandments for our good or for our evil?!? Who do we trust, God or ourselves? Is the Church the handmaid of the Truth or the Author of the Truth?!? ARE THE BISHOPS THE HANDMAIDS OF THE TRUTH OR THE authors OF THE TRUTH (Gen 3:4-5)?!? The Truth, Who is God, must change according to every period of the world, or must the world change according to the Truth Who is God (Jn 14:6)?!?

“We do not need a Church that is moved by the world, but a Church that moves the world” – G.K. Chesterton.

Cardinal Caffarra asked the many high-ranking Church leaders who want to change Church doctrine on the Sacrament of Marriage (disguised as a change in Church discipline):

“What happens to the first valid and consummated marriage?” What happens to the children of the first valid and consummated marriage? Do these high-ranking Church leaders even consider this question or even care about what happens to the children of the first valid and consummated marriage? “What therefore God has joined together, let not man put asunder” (Mk 10:9; Mt 19:6). “And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for unchastity, and marries another, commits adultery; and he who marries a divorced woman, commits adultery” (Mt 19:9; 5:32; Lk 16:18; 1Cor 7:10-13).

How many pastors have the courage to struggle against "the most profound difficulty of our time”, relativism, so as to offer the true good to the sheep as did Cardinal Ratzinger? Writing about the pastoral care for homosexuals and divorced and remarried, Cardinal Ratzinger wrote: “Only what is true can ultimately be pastoral”. In his homily at the Mass preceding the conclave that quickly elected him Pope Benedict XVI, then Cardinal Ratzinger said: “Today, having a clear faith based on the Creed of the Church is often labeled as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, that is, letting oneself be "tossed here and there, carried about by every wind of doctrine", seems the only attitude that can cope with modern times. WE ARE BUILDING A DICTATORSHIP OF RELATIVISM that does not recognize anything as definitive and whose ultimate goal consists solely of one's own ego and desires.” (“Who Decides The Truth?”;

Our Lady of Good Success; Quito, Ecuador (January 20, 1610), warned us:

“Thus I make it known to you that from the end of the 19th century and shortly after the middle of the 20th century…the passions will erupt and there will be a total corruption of morals… As for the Sacrament of Matrimony, which symbolizes the union of Christ with His Church, it will be attacked and deeply profaned. FREEMASONRY, which will then be in power, will enact iniquitous laws with the aim of doing away with this Sacrament, making it easy for everyone to live in sin and encouraging procreation of illegitimate children born without the blessing of the Church… in this supreme moment of need for the Church, the ONE who should speak will fall silent.” (“The False Pope Will Fall Silent”;

Of course all of these subtle and hidden tactics of Satan are used to diminish or take away the very powerful graces that can be received in the Sacraments, in particular in the Eucharist - “the source and summit of the Christian life” (Vat. II: LG 11; CCC 1324).


The Subtle and Powerful Attack on the Eucharist

The Progressive Protestantization of the Catholic Mass

In the meditation that I offer you below, you will find this paragraph:

“Of course, Satan does not say, "Come, commit sin!" No! He presents sin as a new way of doing good, a way that corresponds more to the exercise of human freedom. He finds all the ways to justify and to make appear sin no longer as sin, no longer as an evil, no longer as a violation of God's law, but as a response to a need that is within our nature, as a means to express our freedom, even as a more perfect way to development our personality…”

Already 13 years ago Don Stefano Gobbi warned us about the powerful poison of false mercy, of false love, which is disguised relativism!

During the International Spiritual Exercises, at Collevalenza – Sanctuary of Merciful Love (Madre Speranza), June 29 – July 5, 2003, Don Stefano Gobbi offered to over 200 priests and to over 10 bishops of the Marian Movement of Priests the following meditation. This is the first of four meditations given by Don Stefano Gobbi during this week of Spiritual Exercises.

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THE WOMAN CLOTHED WITH THE SUN AND THE RED DRAGON (The Book of Revelation, chapter 12)

To read the rest of this article with the meditation by Don Stefano Gobbi, go to the website connected to this article, or go directly to this website at:

TOPICS: Catholic; Religion & Culture; Theology
KEYWORDS: battle; deception; dragon; humility
“The Truth will make you free!” (Jn 8:32; Jer 6:16).
1 posted on 01/06/2016 3:11:39 AM PST by JosephJames
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To: JosephJames

Ping for later.

2 posted on 01/06/2016 3:14:03 AM PST by Thorliveshere
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To: JosephJames

The Red Dragon and the The Sign of the Woman examined in detail at:

3 posted on 01/06/2016 3:28:43 AM PST by TruthInThoughtWordAndDeed (Yahuah Yahusha)
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To: TruthInThoughtWordAndDeed

A previously unknown planet with an elliptical orbit crashes into Earth. Well, okay......

4 posted on 01/06/2016 4:30:33 AM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Somebody has to step forward and do what is right because it is right, otherwise no one will follow.)
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To: TruthInThoughtWordAndDeed

No man knows the hour or the day. That is reserved to the Father, alone.

5 posted on 01/06/2016 5:09:24 AM PST by Montana_Sam (Truth lives.)
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To: Montana_Sam

We can know when the Savior was born. And when we know that, we can know everything in His life fell on an appointed day He taught Israel. And with that precision, we can be assured that His Appointed Days are important in His return..
The woman and the sun and moon, is a clue.

And boy, wouldn’t it mess up Islam,Judaism and Christianity. And knowing that, people can know where we are on His Plan. And He placed it in His Word and in His Creation.

Might even bring to light how Satan deceives the whole world.

And help unbelievers, believe.. All because of His Creation and to things like the woman clothed with the sun, and the moon, under her feet- which did occur above our heads in part, most recently. on September 26, 2014 and October 14, 2015..
What those days represent in the world, doesn’t mean much. But what those days mean to the Father, makes lots of difference.

And what a story it all tells!
The Word Made Flesh really happened.. And December 25 and good Friday and Easter Sunday isnt it..

6 posted on 01/06/2016 7:02:34 AM PST by delchiante
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To: Montana_Sam


Respectfully, Jesus Christ said “no man knows the day or the hour” in present-tense language before his death and resurrection.

However, a generation later, he (Jesus Christ) said that he received a revelation from his father to be given to the churches. (Read the first three lines of the Book of Revelation, circa 90 A.D.) This is new information that we are to read and know.

In that revelation, Jesus Christ specifically tells the church the timing of things to come. He does so by telling us the configuration of the stars, planets, Sun, and Moon. That particular configuration (The Great Sign of the Woman) occurs only once - on September 23, 2017.

Please see that the same person, Jesus Christ, gave us BOTH teachings. He is not contradicting himself. At the time he said “no man knows the day or the hour,” he DID NOT know the day or the hour.

However, considering that he delivered to us the content of the Book of Revelation, then, at that later time, he DID know the day and the hour.

He gave it to us to read and to know.

So now we can know the timing as well. It is no longer a secret.

7 posted on 01/06/2016 7:14:40 AM PST by TruthInThoughtWordAndDeed (Yahuah Yahusha)
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