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  • WHAT IT MEANS TO BE "SEATED WITH CHRIST"

    09/17/2018 7:23:13 AM PDT · by Sontagged · 4 replies
    His Grace Is Enough ^ | May 30, 2013 | Simon Yap
    Dear friends, I just wanted to share the notes of today’s message with you on my thoughts on Ephesians with you. As I prepared the notes, I am overwhelmed with how little we actually spend thinking of what it means to be seated in Christ. This one thought truly was impressed upon my heart. I think we are not aware of our position in Christ and this is severely undermined by the sin-conscious Gospel we continue to preach in our churches. We teach that we are still nature of God’s wrath when we were. Past tense. Even that we quote...
  • not forsaken but Esteemed[Charismatic Caucus]

    08/21/2018 9:38:05 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    I have not forsaken you, even now you stand in my courts beside me as I in all My majesty release my justice and blessings . You see you are on display in my courts as one wise and esteemed for you know IAM and in the precipise of this revelation all of creation stands before The living God awaiting My desire for I AM All in All and this is who you know to be True and Faithfull as Creator Lord and God . Yahweh is My name and there is nothing before I AM. Therfore fear not oh...
  • Five Images of the Holy Spirit from Scripture

    05/22/2018 8:07:12 AM PDT · by Salvation · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 05-21-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Five Images of the Holy Spirit from Scripture Msgr. Charles Pope • May 21, 2018 • One of the quirks of the post-conciliar liturgy is that the octave of Pentecost was dropped. Generally, the post-conciliar age has tried to emphasize the gifts and works of the Holy Spirit, so eliminating the octave of Pentecost is quite paradoxical. The Feast of Pentecost ranks right up there with Easter and the Nativity, both of which have an octave, yet the octave of Pentecost fell away. So it is that on the Monday after Pentecost we are back to ordinary time and...
  • A Look at the Fruits of the Holy Spirit

    05/21/2018 7:51:02 AM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 05-20-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    A Look at the Fruits of the Holy Spirit Msgr. Charles Pope • May 20, 2018 • On Pentecost, the Holy Spirit was given unto our mission to the ends of the earth. Among His gifts are the fruits of the Spirit which deserve our attention today.The Fruits of the Holy Spirit in the Catholic Catechism and Tradition are drawn largely from St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians where he writes,But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Those who belong to Christ...
  • The Spirit of the Lord Filled the Earth A Homily for Pentecost

    05/20/2018 6:22:55 AM PDT · by Salvation · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 05-19-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Spirit of the Lord Filled the Earth – A Homily for Pentecost Msgr. Charles Pope • May 19, 2018 • What a wondrous and challenging feast we celebrate at Pentecost! A feast like this challenges us because it puts to the lie a lazy, sleepy, hidden, and tepid Christian life. The Lord Jesus said to apostles, and still says to us, I have come to cast a fire on the earth (Luke 12:49). This is a feast about fire, a transformative, refining, purifying fire that the Lord wants to kindle in us and in this world. It is...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-20-18, SOL, Pentecost Sunday

    05/19/2018 7:36:13 PM PDT · by Salvation · 54 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-20-18 | Revised New American Bible
    May 20, 2018 Pentecost Sunday - Mass during the Day Reading 1 Acts 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled,they were all in one place together.And suddenly there came from the skya noise like a strong driving wind,and it filled the entire house in which they were.Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire,which parted and came to rest on each one of them.And they were all filled with the Holy Spiritand began to speak in different tongues,as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim. Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven staying in Jerusalem.At...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-19-18, SOL, Pentecost, Vigil Mass

    05/19/2018 4:43:09 PM PDT · by Salvation · 15 replies
    USCCB.org/ ^ | 05-19-18 | Revised New American Bible
    May 20, 2018 Pentecost Sunday - At the Vigil Mass Reading 1 Gn 11:1-9 The whole world spoke the same language, using the same words.While the people were migrating in the east,they came upon a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.They said to one another,"Come, let us mold bricks and harden them with fire."They used bricks for stone, and bitumen for mortar.Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a cityand a tower with its top in the sky,and so make a name for ourselves;otherwise we shall be scattered all over the earth." The LORD came...
  • Loving the Spirit

    05/05/2018 1:41:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 4 replies
    OSV.com ^ | 04-25-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Loving the Spirit Holy Spirit may be harder to relate to as a person, but we can know him through his fruits and works Msgr. Charles Pope Question: I have difficulty relating to the Holy Spirit. Is the Spirit a person? Are there any suggestions that you can make? — Name, location withheld Answer: Many do struggle to relate to the Holy Spirit as a person for two reasons. First, the images of Father and Son speak to our human experience of personhood. A father or a son is person whom we can see and relate to. But in English,...
  • Have We Made a Mess of the Greatest Holy Spirit Movement in History?

    04/09/2018 8:39:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/09/2018 | Michael Brown
    The Charismatic-Pentecostal movement finds itself at a critical juncture. On the one hand, our movement is arguably responsible for the greatest ingathering souls in Church history, with well over 500 million new converts in the last 50 years. On the other hand, abuses abound in our midst, from sexual scandals to financial impropriety and from unaccountable prophecies to doctrinal deviances. It is high time that we do some self-policing. Better that we judge ourselves than be judged by the Lord (see 1 Peter 4:17; 1 Corinthians 11:31-32). I recently signed up to receive emails from a well-known "prophet," curious to...
  • Priestly people

    03/10/2018 9:31:12 AM PST · by Salvation · 7 replies
    OSV.com ^ | 03-07-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Priestly people In priesthood, God utilizes all a priest’s gifts and struggles, but docility to the Holy Spirit isn’t a given Msgr. Charles Pope Question: When a priest is hearing confessions, does the Holy Spirit always enlighten him so that he gives his penitents accurate and insightful guidance? — Peter Tate, Long Beach, California Answer: The word “always” in your question implies an enlightenment that is too absolute. Certainly, the Holy Spirit assists priests in all their duties, including confession; but priests are not robotically connected such that they are mere oracles. The priest, in the celebration of the...
  • Persevere[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/02/2018 9:27:41 AM PST · by Jedediah
    Perseverance is The blood , sweat and tears of the persecuted for My names sake but be reassured that all of Heaven is with you in all you do and say by My spirit and for My glory . 1 Corinthians 9:24 24Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let...
  • America Prayer Vigil - 2/9/18

    02/08/2018 7:21:09 PM PST · by Hiskid · 15 replies
    2/9/18 | Hiskid
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP/VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE and AMERICA: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 1 JOHN 5:14 Religion Forum threads labeled "Prayer" are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Muslims are Converting to Christianity in Record Numbers

    01/26/2018 1:04:07 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 1,009 replies
    We are in a time of the first ever mass conversions of Muslims, Father Mitch Pacwa SJ told me in a phone interview. God is doing a mighty work among them. Pacwa said that mass conversions are happening even in very fundamentalist countries. There is rapidly growing number of conversions especially on the edges of the Muslim world in the western and southern parts of Africa, he said. Africa is now growing predominantly Christian despite crackdowns, Pacwa said. Some of the noteworthy countries he mentioned include Iran, reported to have 3 million Christians, and Indonesia with reports of 2 million...
  • You HAVE arrived to Mt. Zion

    01/09/2018 7:56:48 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    You are of heavenly creation no longer earthly bound, My crown of salvation freed you from earths ground, For now you are grounded in Me, Mt Zion your home for all eternity, The Father and I light your day, No illness or sadness its all washed away, My Blood the payment for the fallen world, You in Me The Word , Now and forever I AM your Truth and Life, Nothing else will suffice, Worshipping your Majesty, Savior, Lord, your Gethsemane, Come up higher this very day, Listen closely for I have much to reveal and say, Your kingdom has...
  • Jesus The True and Eternal Supreme Court [charismatic caucus]

    09/18/2017 7:09:07 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    Jurisdictions carry no weight in My courts for as Creator I Reign Supreme ! Do you see my children I AM The First and The Last Word as Mediator over All Creation and it is My hand that is the Gavel of Authority and My answer was given on The Cross " IT IS FINISHED " You are Worthy and My blood has dressed you in My Righteousness and My Answer to the enemy for you shall forever be " NOT GUILTY " and surely goodness and mercy shall follow you ALL the days of your life and you SHALL...
  • How the Holy Spirit works with us

    09/10/2017 5:17:29 AM PDT · by delayah · 10 replies
    Sin takes place after someone purposes to go against the commandments in their mind. The process of sin begins in our head (mind, heart, spirit)....... James 1:14 - But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. James 1:15 - Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death.
  • The Octave of Pentecost: Missing in Action or Still Available?

    06/09/2017 7:51:39 AM PDT · by Salvation · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 06-08-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Octave of Pentecost: Missing in Action or Still Available? Msgr. Charles Pope • June 8, 2017 • This week I have been celebrating votive Masses of the Holy Spirit. Why? It is my way of recovering the Octave of Pentecost, lost in 1970.There are certain feasts so important that the Church celebrates them with an Octave. Currently we only have two: Christmas and Easter. Strangely, in 1970, the Octave of Pentecost was dropped. Not only was it dropped, but the very way of enumerating the year was altered as well: the weeks were no longer expressed in relation...
  • The Spirit of the Lord Filled the Earth A Homily for Pentecost

    06/04/2017 7:09:34 AM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 06-03-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Spirit of the Lord Filled the Earth – A Homily for Pentecost Msgr. Charles Pope • June 3, 2017 • What a wondrous and challenging feast we celebrate at Pentecost! A feast like this challenges us because it puts to the lie a lazy, sleepy, hidden, and tepid Christian life. The Lord Jesus said to Apostles, and still says to us, I have come to cast a fire on the earth (Luke 12:49). This is a feast about fire, a transformative, refining, purifying fire that the Lord wants to kindle in us and in this world. It is...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 06-04-17, SOL, Pentecost Sunday

    06/03/2017 9:05:47 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-04-17 | Revised New American Bible
    June 4, 2017 Pentecost Sunday, Mass during the Day Reading 1 Acts 2:1-11When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled,they were all in one place together.And suddenly there came from the skya noise like a strong driving wind,and it filled the entire house in which they were.Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire,which parted and came to rest on each one of them.And they were all filled with the Holy Spiritand began to speak in different tongues,as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim. Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven staying in Jerusalem.At this sound,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-03-17, SOL, Vigil of Pentecost

    06/03/2017 7:20:18 PM PDT · by Salvation · 26 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-03-17 | Revised New American Bible
    June 3, 2017 Pentecost At the Vigil Mass Reading 1 Gn 11:1-9The whole world spoke the same language, using the same words.While the people were migrating in the east,they came upon a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.They said to one another,"Come, let us mold bricks and harden them with fire."They used bricks for stone, and bitumen for mortar.Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a cityand a tower with its top in the sky,and so make a name for ourselves;otherwise we shall be scattered all over the earth." The LORD came down to see...