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The Self-Righteousness of Telling Someone 'I'll Pray For You' (When done in the Wrong Context)

Prayer is one of the most important parts of any religious person’s personal faith. There are a whole range of reasons why people pray. Some of the main reasons include asking for forgiveness, giving thanks for something, or asking for help in a certain situation. 759 more words


Bible 1 Yr - Day 320 – Jesus Prays

Today we read Jesus’ prayer in the garden of Gethsemane that he prays just before his arrest. There are some important aspects to focus on and take note of. 793 more words


The Lesser Known World Changer

It has been nearly a month since Reformation Day, and this blog has taken other directions. I don’t regret those directions, but neither do I want to neglect writing about the Reformation.The topic is too important. 195 more words


Idols: We've all got 'em.

Idols. We’ve all got ’em, don’t we? Anything that we allow to come between God and us is an idol.

When we read about the Israelites in Exodus 32 we get pretty judgmental and wonder how they could have been so ridiculously stupid to demand an idol from Aaron when God had just led them out of captivity. 654 more words


Seek to Imitate Christ During Christmas

chalcedon451, a fantastic writer and pilgrim for Christ, wrote on All Along the Watchtower, his thoughts on ways each Christian can prepare for Festival of Incarnation during this Advent Season. 412 more words


Speak Lord: Call us by love

The second reading at Mass tomorrow – the first Sunday of Advent – comes from the earliest of the writings of New Testament, Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. 324 more words

Catholic Faith

Philip Augustine reblogged this on Christe Eleison and commented:

Fantastic thoughts on one of this week's mass readings, enjoy!