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SPIRITUAL BATTLE



The Month of September is the month of our Lady of Sorrows.




... through the 9 Ways We Participate in Other People's Sins:


    1. By Counsel
    2. By Par-taking
    3. By Consent
    4. By Provocation (to instigate others)
    5.  By Praise or Flattery
    6.  By Silence to Conceal the sin
    7.  By not Punish the Sinner
    8.  By Command or appeal/request
    9. By Defence of the ill done


    The Devil celebrates your "victory" but leaves you alone with the consequences.

    And these consequences are not good.

    Evil wants to alinate you from others. The more alone you are, the more darkness is around you.



    The modern Catholic Catechesis states in Article 8, Number 5, Point 1868: "The Proliferation of Sin".


    "Sin is a personal act. Moreover, we have a responsibility for the sins committed by others when we cooperate in them:
    - by participating directly and voluntarily in them;
    - by ordering, advising, praising, or approving them;
    - by not disclosing or not hindering them when we have an obligation to do so;
    - by protecting evil-doers."



    In the point 1869:


    "Thus sin makes men accomplices of one another and causes concupiscence, violence, and injustice to reign among them.

    Sins give rise to social situations and institutions that are contrary to the divine goodness.

    "Structures of sin" are the expression and effect of personal sins. They lead their victims to do evil in their turn.

    In an analogous sense, they constitute a "social sin."



    The points 1868 and 1869 are the nine ways of how we participate in others sin, regardless if we understand that we are used by others.

    That is also why the nine mentioned ways are of importance to put the foot down and say NO or STOP.



    The word consequence is interesting as Merriam-Webster defines it as "a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause".


    Is there a consequence of your actions?

    The Lamb open seven seals, Jan Luyken, .1700. The Art of Christianity Colletion. AP00011. Used with Permission.

    WE DO NOT ABANDON OUR MOTHER CHURCH  

    Pray the Rosary!



    This is our  Time.

    This is for future generations.

    Get up from the couch.

    Stand up.


    Our Lord died on the Cross on the Mount Calvary

    and

    Our Lord ascended from the Mount Olives.


    Let us walk up the hill but come down a Mountain...


    TO PROTECT OUR WEBSITE AND PRAYERS:


    + In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti, Amen



    Sancte Michael Archángele,

    defénde nos in prœlio;

    contra nequítiam et insídias diáboli esto præsídium.

    Imperet illi Deus, súpplices deprecámur;

    tuque, Princeps militiae cæléstis, Sátanam aliósque spíritus malignos,

    qui ad perditiónem animárum pervagántur in mundo,

    divina virtúte in inférnum detrúde.

    Ámen

    Our Lady of the Rosary, Houatt after L Testelin, 1690. The Art of Christianity Collection. AP00011. Used with Permission.

    The family that prays together

    stays together.


    The Holy Rosary, by age-old tradition,

    has shown itself particularly effective as a prayer which brings the family together.


    "At times when Christianity itself seemed under threat, its deliverance was attributed to the power of this prayer, and Our Lady of the Rosary was acclaimed as the one whose intercession brought salvation."

    (Pope JP II)

    DO WHATEVER HE TELL YOU!

    John 2:5


    We have seen, through our extensive research,

    that many bible texts have changed over the years, even if it is just a small details. But, sometimes, small details are important.


    Therefore, our research is often based on viewing comparative text in Latin, simply because few have tempered with the tradition and historic texts in latin.


    We have viewed the same bible text in various English bibles, as well as texts in German, French, Spanish or Italian to see - if or how - texts varies.


    Texts have been updated over centuries for various reasons.

    It may be a change due to lack of translation skills, a political agenda, a wish to reach people in a "modern" way or simply;

    an already watered down version is used as a source.

    On the Day of the Motherhood of the Blessed Virgin Mary MMXIX

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