Tags » Concupiscence

Davenant on concupiscence:

The regenerate hate this rebellious concupiscence within themselves, and that from a good will conformed to the Divine. But there is nothing hateful to God and good men, except sin. 471 more words



An eager or vehement desire. Latin ” concupiscere”=to long for (something) < “con”=intensifer + “cupere”=to desire.


Fifty Shades of Overreaction

My news feed (yes, I have one) tells me that Fifty Shades of Grey is about to make a historic splash at the box office. I have every expectation of this… 946 more words

Philosophy And Public Life

A Season of Penance and Ascetical Warfare

St. Agatha

In this timely Catholic Gentleman post, Sam Guzman offers encouragement and seven well thought out suggestions for having a spiritually efficacious Lent.

It’s not just for fundamentalists any more.   65 more words

Month Of The Blessed Trinity

Engaging the Gospel - Matthew 21:28-32

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Gospel – Matthew 21:28-32

Sunday’s Gospel, featuring the parable of the two sons, reveals that we all stand in need of continual conversion. 216 more words


Taking Up the Cross.

Taking Up the Cross.


My God, I firmly believe that Thou art here present. I acknowledge that on account of my many sins I am utterly unworthy to appear before Thy sacred countenance. 1,398 more words

Imitation Of Christ

Romans 1:18 – The Wrath of God

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.

Romans 1:18 begins Paul’s epic expounding of the Gospel, and it starts with the wrath of God against our sin. 1,227 more words