Tag: scripture

Why I Hope I’m Left Behind, Our Lady of Akita, and the Coming Chastisement

Sr. Sasagawa is not a publicity hound. She does not write letters to the pope. She does not give interviews. After the conclusion of her apparitions and the related investigation (the local Bishop approved them as genuine and Rome declined to render any further approval or judgement) she did what a Religious is supposed to

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Yom Kippur in the Days of Awe

“God, God, benevolent God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in kindness and truth; He preserves kindness for two thousand generations, forgiving iniquity, transgression and sin, and He cleanses.” (Words of the Amidah according to Exodus 34:6-7) On this Yom Kippur, May you always be reminded it is the Compassion of God which

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Do You Love Your Fellows Well? V’ahavta in the Days of Awe

V’ahavta…, “Love your fellow as yourself.” It is taught that this love is an instrument, a means to, “Love the Eternal your God.” This is explained in the statement, “Whoever is pleasing to man is pleasing to God.” This service of teshuva stems from goodness of heart. 📖 Luke 10:17-24 “The seventy returned with joy,

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How Sincere Are You with God? Tamim in the Days of Awe

And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God; and all the people answered, “Amen, Amen,” lifting up their hands; and they bowed their heads and worshiped the LORD with their faces to the ground. The Levites, helped the people to understand the law, while the people remained in their places. And they read from the

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What are you Fasting from?

In 1 Corinthians 10 , Paul reminds the Corinthians that even though their ancestors, the Israelites, experienced the miraculous on a daily basis, it didn’t mean God was pleased with them. They witnessed the supernatural when He parted the Red Sea for them so they could escape captivity and enslavement. He guided them with a

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