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Sacred Scripture is Inspired by God

2 Timothy 3:14-17… On the twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, we learn about the power and beauty of Sacred Scripture: But you, remain faithful to what you have learned and believed, because you know from whom you learned it, and that from infancy you have known (the) sacred scriptures, which are capable of giving you […]

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Oct

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James 4:9

Laughter into Mourning…. Do we truly regret the sins of our past? Begin to lament, to mourn, to weep. Let your laughter be turned into mourning and your joy into dejection.  -James 4:9, NAB We often focus ourselves on our own happiness.  We seek laughter and joy in the world, and even when we accept […]

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Oct

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James 4:8

Draw Near to God…. Until we draw near to God, our relationship with Him will never improve: Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you of two minds.  -James 4:8, NAB We want God close to us in our times of trouble […]

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Oct

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James 4:5-6

Grace to the Humble…. The greatest obstacle to receiving God’s grace is our own pride and arrogance: …do you suppose that the scripture speaks without meaning when it says, “The spirit that he has made to dwell in us tends toward jealousy”? But he bestows a greater grace; therefore, it says: “God resists the proud, […]

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Oct

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To Die with Christ

2 Timothy 2:11-13… On the twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are challenged to die with Christ: This saying is trustworthy: If we have died with him we shall also live with him; if we persevere we shall also reign with him. But if we deny him he will deny us. If we are unfaithful […]

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