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Ministry/Outreach (Religion)

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  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/20/2022

    01/19/2022 10:17:19 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/20/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise” (Proverbs 20:1 KJV).
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/19/2022

    01/18/2022 10:28:08 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/19/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool” (Proverbs 19:1 KJV).
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/18/2022

    01/17/2022 10:19:49 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/18/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom” (Proverbs 18:1 KJV).
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/17/2022

    01/16/2022 9:58:59 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/17/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife” (Proverbs 17:1 KJV).
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/16/2022

    01/15/2022 9:40:59 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/16/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD. All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits. Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established” (Proverbs 16:1-3).
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/15/2022

    01/14/2022 9:38:59 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/15/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness. The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good” (Proverbs 15:1 KJV).
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/14/2022

    01/13/2022 10:28:03 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/14/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands” (Proverbs 14:1 KJV).
  • Cardinal (Nighty-Nite, Baby) Tobin: Refusing to deal with complexity in the church is a form of heresy.

    01/13/2022 2:18:25 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    America Magazine ^ | January 12, 2022 | Michael J. O’Loughlin
    Cardinal (Nighty-nite, Baby) Tobin: Refusing to deal with complexity in the church is a form of heresy.Critics who dismiss an ongoing Vatican effort to consult Catholics around the world, part of the pope’s efforts to reinvigorate church life, fail to understand how Francis is trying to reshape the church, one of his cardinal advisors said in a speech on Tuesday.“Synodality is a way of being church, based on the idea, the ideal, that all the baptized are walking together with a shared attention to the Holy Spirit,” Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the archbishop of Newark, said in a keynote address to...
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/13/2022

    01/12/2022 10:28:25 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/13/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke” (Proverbs 13:1 KJV).
  • Syria - Father Jacques Mourad: the Monastery of Mar Elian, Devastated by Jihadists, Could Soon Return to Being a Place of Prayer and Peace

    01/12/2022 6:46:38 PM PST · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    Agenzia Fides ^ | 12/28/21
    Quaryatayn (Agenzia Fides) - The ancient Monastery of Mar Elian, located on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Quaryatayn, which in 2016 had been devastated and desecrated by jihadist militiamen, could soon return to being a place of prayer and peace for the Syrian Christians and also for their fellow Muslim destinies. It was announced with joy by Father Jacques Mourad, the monk of the community of Deir Mar Musa who was kidnapped in Mar Elian on May 21, 2015 by a commando of jihadists of the self-styled Islamic State, and lived long months of imprisonment, first in isolation...
  • The Bountiful Blessings of Baptism—A Homily for the Baptism of the Lord

    01/12/2022 6:54:07 AM PST · by Cronos · 6 replies
    ADW.org ^ | 8 January 2022 | Msgr Pope
    Today’s Feast of the Baptism of the Lord is a moment to reflect not only on the Lord’s Baptism but on our own. In an extended sense, when Christ is baptized, so are we, for we are members of His Body. As Christ enters the water, He makes holy the water that will baptize us. He enters the water, and we who are members of His Body go with Him. In these waters He acquires gifts to give us.Let’s examine today’s Gospel in three stages:The Fraternity of Baptism – The text says, Jesus came from Galilee to John at the...
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/12/2022

    01/11/2022 10:10:47 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 2 replies
    King James Bible | 1/12/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish. A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn. A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved” (Proverbs 12:1-3).
  • Pope Pushes ‘Moral Obligation’ of COVID Shots, Calls for ‘Reality Therapy’ Against ‘Baseless’ Info

    01/11/2022 5:57:37 PM PST · by marshmallow · 31 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 1/10/22 | Michael Haynes
    Pope Francis delivered what have been described as ‘some of his strongest words yet’ in pushing the abortion-tainted shotsVATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) — Pope Francis has once again strongly pushed for people to take the abortion-tainted COVID-19 injections, calling health care and vaccination “a moral obligation,” both for personal health and the health of others, while continuing to ignore moral concerns. In his annual address to the diplomatic corps, Pope Francis touched on a wide-range of topics, including a delivery of “some of his strongest words yet” in promoting the abortion-linked COVID injections. The 85-year-old pontiff called for “personal, political, and...
  • A Great Time to Join the Orthodox Church

    01/11/2022 9:31:10 AM PST · by Carpe Cerevisi · 20 replies
    Ancient Faith Ministries ^ | Frederica Mathewes-Green
    On January 7, 2022, my friend Rod Dreher had a post on his American Conservative blog about the direction Pope Francis is trying to take the Catholic Church. Rod went on to say: "For the time being, American Orthodoxy is not as vulnerable as American Catholicism is to liberalizing, but Orthodox would be fools to think we are somehow protected. I brought this up to an Orthodox priest once, who said…he wasn’t worried about us Orthodox. I think that is whistling past the graveyard." I sent Rod an email explaining why I thought there were several reasons Orthodoxy has a...
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/11/2022

    01/10/2022 10:38:28 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 3 replies
    King James Bible | 1/11/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight” (Proverbs 11:1 KJV).
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/10/2022

    01/09/2022 11:39:41 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/10/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “The proverbs of Solomon” (Proverbs 10:1)
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/9/2022

    01/08/2022 10:35:51 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/9/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars” (Proverbs 9:1 KJV).
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/8/2022

    01/07/2022 10:45:46 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/8/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice?” (Proverbs 8:1 KJV).
  • Maltese Archbishop Apologizes After Priest Says Being Gay ‘Worse Than Being Possessed’

    01/07/2022 8:16:36 PM PST · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    Crux ^ | 1/7/22 | Ines San Martin
    A Catholic priest in Malta is under fire for what his archbishop called “inflammatory and hurtful comments” against gay people. In a post on Facebook, Father David Muscat said that being gay is worse than being “possessed”. He was forced by the archdiocese of Malta to delete the post, which had caused uproar in the European island nation. In a televised homily on Thursday night, Archbishop Charles Scicluna apologized in the name of the Church, while the archdiocese released a statement saying that a formal warning against the priest had been issued. He was also instructed to stop using hurtful...
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/7/2022

    01/06/2022 10:43:36 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/7/2022 | pilgrimsprogress
    “My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee” (Proverbs 7:1 KJV).