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Self-abasement and worship of angels?

Does the Bible permit self-abasement and worship of angels?

Certainly not.

Let no one disqualify you, insisting on self-abasement and worship of angels, taking his stand on visions, puffed up without reason by his sensuous mind (Colossians 2:18, Revised Standard Version) 734 more words


The Prayer (inspired by Mt 6:9-13)

Our Father, who you are in Christ!

You are holy.

Your Spirit may come in our hearts. Your will may happen as in Christ in us. 36 more words



A beggar seated outside an office block once prayed to his God saying, ” If I could have a bit of water to pour over myself and cool my face, I would be grateful.” 165 more words


Practice- Simple & Frugal

To add to the self-care virtues, let’s start talking about practice that goes well with self-care. Often-times when we are focused on self-care, the idea of spiritual practice seems like too much to take on. 268 more words

Mental Health

Good Deeds [Mohamed Mukhtar Ash-Shanqiti]

“My brothers/sisters in faith, 

Certainly when Allah loves a slave from His slaves, He guides him to His obedience, and if He wants to complete upon him His blessings, He completes it with the Most Honorable Characteristics; 90 more words


Chesed Part IV - Ruth Presents Herself

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Ruth 3

Chesed Part IV – Ruth Presents Herself

The story of Ruth is a story with characters who “are presented as models who live faithful to the spirit of the covenant even in the difficult situations of life”. 600 more words



“The aspirant needs four things:

1) A luxurious mount,
2) An expansive house,
3) A fine garment, and
4) A radiant lamp.

The luxurious mount is patience; the expansive house, intelligence; the fine garment, modesty and piety; and the radiant lamp, knowledge that benefits. 78 more words