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1 posted on 03/18/2013 3:16:25 AM PDT by Biggirl
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"This Gospel continues with a situation of a particular kind. The same Peter who professed Jesus Christ, now says to him: You are the Christ, the Son of the living God. I will follow you, but let us not speak of the Cross. That has nothing to do with it. I will follow you on other terms, but without the Cross. When we journey without the Cross, when we build without the Cross, when we profess Christ without the Cross, we are not disciples of the Lord, we are worldly: we may be bishops, priests, cardinals, popes, but not disciples of the Lord."

There are no other terms, but the Cross. The world does not set the terms of Christ.

All the secular world's demands of 'good works' are worshipping who if done without the Cross?

2 posted on 03/18/2013 3:27:41 AM PDT by EBH ( American citizens do not negotiate with political terrorists.)
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If he thinks he can sense demonic worldliness at the Vatican he should see what its like to live near the seat of demonic power (DC)


4 posted on 03/18/2013 3:52:49 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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http://christianblogs.christianet.com/1187914594.htm


5 posted on 03/18/2013 3:55:14 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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So far, Francis seems like a great pope. Very different and unexpected, but very good.


12 posted on 03/18/2013 5:24:32 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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Anyone who does not pray to the Lord prays to the devil,” Francis said,quoting Leon Bloy,a French writer who died in 1917,and who converted from agnosticism to Catholicism.

My prayer for all of us is that the Holy Spirit,through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary,our Mother,will grant us this grace: to walk,to build,to profess Jesus Christ crucified. Amen.

1 Timothy 2:5 “For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.”

The Bible tells us that Jesus Christ Himself is interceding for us before the Father: “Therefore He is able to save completely those who come to God through Him, because He always lives to intercede for them” (Hebrews 7:25). And then we also have Romans 8:26-27 describes the Holy Spirit interceding for us. With the 2nd and 3rd members of the Trinity already interceding for us before the Father in heaven, what need is there for any non-omnisscient dead human being to be a mediator? Does Mary know the number of hairs on your head?
Even Satan can transform into an angel of light- 2 Corinthians 11:14-15 and has snowed even the very elect, as the bible warns.. Fatima is blinding a flock all the way to destruction..


14 posted on 03/18/2013 5:56:07 AM PDT by delchiante
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"Let's not be naive, we're not talking about a simple political battle; it is a destructive pretension against the plan of God," wrote Cardinal Bergoglio in a letter sent to the monasteries of Buenos Aires. "We are not talking about a mere bill, but rather a machination of the Father of Lies that seeks to confuse and deceive the children of God."
16 posted on 03/18/2013 6:08:20 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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18 posted on 03/18/2013 6:21:24 AM PDT by narses
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‘Demonic Worldliness’ explains a lot including young peoples’ (even many “conservatives” — as Rush just said) obsession with getting universal homo marriage as if that’s the only issue that matters to them. I’m making damn sure that the young people in our family don’t go that route.


20 posted on 03/18/2013 9:41:48 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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24 posted on 03/24/2013 2:04:27 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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