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  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (9/18/12)[Prayer]

    09/18/2012 4:08:56 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/18/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jerusalem In The Scriptures Genesis 22 1. Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. 2. Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.” 3. Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-18-12

    09/17/2012 6:37:22 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-18-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 18, 2012   Tuesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 1 Cor 12:12-14, 27-31a Brothers and sisters:As a body is one though it has many parts,and all the parts of the body, though many, are one body,so also Christ.For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one Body,whether Jews or Greeks, slaves or free persons,and we were all given to drink of one Spirit. Now the body is not a single part, but many. Now you are Christ's Body, and individually parts of it.Some people God has designated in the Churchto be, first, Apostles;...
  • Pray For The Salvation And Restoration Of America (9/17/2012)[Prayer]

    09/17/2012 3:01:28 AM PDT · by DarthVader · 12 replies
    9/17/12 | The Holy Scriptures
    Pray For the Salvation of America My fellow Freepers, It is a very serious time in our nation's history and our future looks very uncertain and every day the news is full of stories that cause us to fear as it looks like we are teetering towards the edge of a cliff. It is quite obvious to even the casual observer that our great country is under a tremendous spiritual assault by the forces of darkness and hell that is causing great distress to many across this land and in other free nations. This is largely our own fault as...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (9/17/12)[Prayer]

    09/17/2012 5:17:50 AM PDT · by left that other site · 12 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/17/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem The Creation Rosh Hashanah 1. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. 3. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. 5. God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day. 6. And...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 17, 2012]

    09/17/2012 4:37:47 AM PDT · by Vision · 2 replies
    Is There Good in Temptation? "No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man . . ." —1 Corinthians 10:13 The word temptation has come to mean something bad to us today, but we tend to use the word in the wrong way. Temptation itself is not sin; it is something we are bound to face simply by virtue of being human. Not to be tempted would mean that we were already so shameful that we would be beneath contempt. Yet many of us suffer from temptations we should never have to suffer, simply because we...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-17-12, OM, St. Robert Bellarmine, Bishop and Doctor/Church

    09/16/2012 8:28:51 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-17-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 17, 2012 Monday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 1 Cor 11:17-26, 33 Brothers and sisters:In giving this instruction, I do not praise the factthat your meetings are doing more harm than good.First of all, I hear that when you meet as a Churchthere are divisions among you,and to a degree I believe it;there have to be factions among youin order that also those who are approved among youmay become known.When you meet in one place, then,it is not to eat the Lord's supper,for in eating, each one goes ahead with his own supper,and one...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    09/16/2012 1:52:20 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 13 replies
    9-16-12 | Kitty Mittens
    Jude 1:24,25 All Glory to Him Who Alone is God, Who Saves us through Jesus Christ our Lord. Yes, Splendor and Majesty, All Power and Authority Are His from the Beginning; His they are and His they Evermore shall be.
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 16, 2012]

    09/16/2012 5:42:47 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    Praying to God in Secret "When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place . . ." —Matthew 6:6 The primary thought in the area of religion is— keep your eyes on God, not on people. Your motivation should not be the desire to be known as a praying person. Find an inner room in which to pray where no one even knows you are praying, shut the door, and talk to God in secret. Have no motivation other than to know your Father...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (9/16/12)[Prayer]

    09/16/2012 5:14:39 AM PDT · by left that other site · 24 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/16/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jerusalem In The Scriptures Leviticus 23 23 The Lord said to Moses, 24 “Say to the Israelites: ‘On the first day of the seventh month you are to have a day of sabbath rest, a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts. 25 Do no regular work, but present a food offering to the Lord.’”
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 09-16-12, Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    09/15/2012 9:16:06 PM PDT · by Salvation · 53 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-16-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 16, 2012 Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 Is 50:5-9a The Lord GOD opens my ear that I may hear;and I have not rebelled,have not turned back.I gave my back to those who beat me,my cheeks to those who plucked my beard;my face I did not shieldfrom buffets and spitting. The Lord GOD is my help,therefore I am not disgraced;I have set my face like flint,knowing that I shall not be put to shame.He is near who upholds my right;if anyone wishes to oppose me,let us appear together.Who disputes my right?Let that man confront me.See, the Lord...
  • ‘Illegal’: GA High School Abandons 50 Years of Prayer After Atheists’ Threats

    09/15/2012 12:53:08 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 16 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/15/2012 | Billy Hallowell
    Yet another public school has halted prayers before football games after receiving a threatening letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), an atheist activist non-profit. Earlier this week, TheBlaze told you about the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and its decision to ban prayers. Now, Haralson County High School in Tallapoosa, Georgia, is also ceasing its broadcast of prayers before football games. After 50 years of traditional invocations being uttered before Rebels games, the loudspeaker has now been silenced. The situation commenced when the school, back in September 2011, received a letter from FFRF staff council Stephanie A. Schmitt....
  • Pray For The Peace of Jerusalem(9/15/12)[Prayer]

    09/15/2012 4:16:50 AM PDT · by left that other site · 16 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/15/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jerusalem In The Scriptures 2 Chronicles 3 1. Then Solomon began to build the temple of the Lord in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord had appeared to his father David. It was on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite, the place provided by David. 2. He began building on the second day of the second month in the fourth year of his reign. The foundation Solomon laid for building the temple of God was sixty cubits long and twenty cubits wide (using the cubit of the old standard). 4. The...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 15, 2012]

    09/15/2012 4:12:11 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    What To Renounce "We have renounced the hidden things of shame . . ." —2 Corinthians 4:2 Have you “renounced the hidden things of shame” in your life—the things that your sense of honor or pride will not allow to come into the light? You can easily hide them. Is there a thought in your heart about anyone that you would not like to be brought into the light? Then renounce it as soon as it comes to mind—renounce everything in its entirety until there is no hidden dishonesty or craftiness about you at all. Envy, jealousy, and strife...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-15-12, M, Our Lady of Sorrows

    09/14/2012 9:52:22 PM PDT · by Salvation · 47 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-15-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 15, 2012   Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows   Reading 1 1 Cor 10:14-22 My beloved ones, avoid idolatry.I am speaking as to sensible people;judge for yourselves what I am saying.The cup of blessing that we bless,is it not a participation in the Blood of Christ?The bread that we break,is it not a participation in the Body of Christ?Because the loaf of bread is one,we, though many, are one Body,for we all partake of the one loaf. Look at Israel according to the flesh;are not those who eat the sacrifices participants in the altar?So what am I saying?That...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (9/14/12)[Prayer]

    09/14/2012 5:16:06 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/14/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jerusalem In The Scriptures 2 Samuel 6 12. Now King David was told, “The Lord has blessed the household of Obed-Edom and everything he has, because of the ark of God.” So David went to bring up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David with rejoicing. 13. When those who were carrying the ark of the Lord had taken six steps, he sacrificed a bull and a fattened calf. 14. Wearing a linen ephod, David was dancing before the Lord with all his might, 15. while...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 14, 2012]

    09/14/2012 4:40:04 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    Arguments or Obedience ". . . the simplicity that is in Christ." —2 Corinthians 11:3 Simplicity is the secret to seeing things clearly. A saint does not think clearly until a long time passes, but a saint ought to see clearly without any difficulty. You cannot think through spiritual confusion to make things clear; to make things clear, you must obey. In intellectual matters you can think things out, but in spiritual matters you will only think yourself into further wandering thoughts and more confusion. If there is something in your life upon which God has put His pressure,...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (9/13/12)[Prayer]

    09/13/2012 5:05:54 AM PDT · by left that other site · 18 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/13/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jerusalem In The Scriptures 2 Samuel 24 18. On that day Gad went to David and said to him, “Go up and build an altar to the Lord on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.” 19. So David went up, as the Lord had commanded through Gad. 20. When Araunah looked and saw the king and his officials coming toward him, he went out and bowed down before the king with his face to the ground. 21. Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?” “To buy your...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(9/13/12)[Prayer]

    09/13/2012 4:56:50 AM PDT · by left that other site · 20 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/13/12 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation 1 Samuel 17 All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the Lord saves; for the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give all of you into our hands.1 Samuel 17 God Bless America!
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 13, 2012]

    09/13/2012 4:37:48 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    After Surrender— Then What? "I have finished the work which You have given Me to do" —John 17:4 True surrender is not simply surrender of our external life but surrender of our will— and once that is done, surrender is complete. The greatest crisis we ever face is the surrender of our will. Yet God never forces a person’s will into surrender, and He never begs. He patiently waits until that person willingly yields to Him. And once that battle has been fought, it never needs to be fought again.Surrender for Deliverance. “Come to Me . . . and...
  • Biggirl, A Regular FRper, NEEDS Prayers

    09/13/2012 3:57:14 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 160 replies
    Vanity ^ | September 13, 2012 | Biggirl
    I am making a special request as a fellow FRper. My beloved boyfriend, whom I have loved, name David, passed away suddenly after a brief illness and I am need BIGTIME for prayers, added to that, I am fighting yellow jaundice, with my mother having been sent to the hopspital for a fall. All this has happened in one week and I am struggling right now. Thank-you for your prayers and support.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-13-12, M, St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor/Church

    09/12/2012 10:12:38 PM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-13-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 13, 2012 Memorial of Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church   Reading 1 1 Cor 8:1b-7, 11-13 Brothers and sisters:Knowledge inflates with pride, but love builds up.If anyone supposes he knows something,he does not yet know as he ought to know.But if one loves God, one is known by him. So about the eating of meat sacrificed to idols:we know that there is no idol in the world,and that there is no God but one.Indeed, even though there are so-called gods in heaven and on earth(there are, to be sure, many 'gods' and many 'lords'),yet for...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 12, 2012]

    09/12/2012 4:15:53 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    Going Through Spiritual Confusion "Jesus answered and said, ’You do not know what you ask’ " —Matthew 20:22 There are times in your spiritual life when there is confusion, and the way out of it is not simply to say that you should not be confused. It is not a matter of right and wrong, but a matter of God taking you through a way that you temporarily do not understand. And it is only by going through the spiritual confusion that you will come to the understanding of what God wants for you.The Shrouding of His Friendship (see...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-12-12. OM. Most Holy Name of Mary

    09/11/2012 9:26:47 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-12-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 12, 2012 Wednesday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 1 Cor 7:25-31 Brothers and sisters:In regard to virgins, I have no commandment from the Lord,but I give my opinion as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy.So this is what I think best because of the present distress:that it is a good thing for a person to remain as he is.Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek a separation.Are you free of a wife? Then do not look for a wife.If you marry, however, you do not sin,nor does an unmarried woman...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (9/11/12)(Prayer)

    09/11/2012 5:47:56 AM PDT · by left that other site · 16 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/11/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jerusalem In The Scriptures Judges 1:8 The children of Judah fought against Jerusalem, and took it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 11, 2012]

    09/11/2012 4:39:31 AM PDT · by Vision · 2 replies
    Missionary Weapons (2) "If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet" —John 13:14 Ministering in Everyday Opportunities. Ministering in everyday opportunities that surround us does not mean that we select our own surroundings— it means being God’s very special choice to be available for use in any of the seemingly random surroundings which He has engineered for us. The very character we exhibit in our present surroundings is an indication of what we will be like in other surroundings.The things Jesus did were the most menial of everyday...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-11-12

    09/10/2012 11:59:00 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-11-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 11, 2012Tuesday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Cor 6:1-11 Brothers and sisters:How can any one of you with a case against anotherdare to bring it to the unjust for judgmentinstead of to the holy ones?Do you not know that the holy ones will judge the world?If the world is to be judged by you,are you unqualified for the lowest law courts?Do you not know that we will judge angels?Then why not everyday matters?If, therefore, you have courts for everyday matters,do you seat as judges people of no standing in the Church?I say this to...
  • Pray For The Salvation And Restoration Of America (9/10/2012)[Prayer]

    09/10/2012 3:32:44 AM PDT · by DarthVader · 8 replies
    9/10/12 | The Holy Scriptures
    Pray For the Salvation of America My fellow Freepers, It is a very serious time in our nation's history and our future looks very uncertain and every day the news is full of stories that cause us to fear as it looks like we are teetering towards the edge of a cliff. It is quite obvious to even the casual observer that our great country is under a tremendous spiritual assault by the forces of darkness and hell that is causing great distress to many across this land and in other free nations. This is largely our own fault as...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 10, 2012]

    09/10/2012 4:39:36 AM PDT · by Vision · 5 replies
    Missionary Weapons (1) "When you were under the fig tree, I saw you" —John 1:48 Worshiping in Everyday Occasions. We presume that we would be ready for battle if confronted with a great crisis, but it is not the crisis that builds something within us— it simply reveals what we are made of already. Do you find yourself saying, “If God calls me to battle, of course I will rise to the occasion”? Yet you won’t rise to the occasion unless you have done so on God’s training ground. If you are not doing the task that is closest...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (9/10/12)[Prayer]

    09/10/2012 4:36:49 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/10/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jerusalem In The Scriptures Joshua 10 1. Now Adoni-Zedek king of Jerusalem heard that Joshua had taken Ai and totally destroyed it, doing to Ai and its king as he had done to Jericho and its king, and that the people of Gibeon had made a treaty of peace with Israel and had become their allies. 2. He and his people were very much alarmed at this, because Gibeon was an important city, like one of the royal cities; it was larger than Ai, and all its men were good fighters. 3. So...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    09/09/2012 7:12:46 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 13 replies
    9-9-12 | Kitty Mittens
    Psalm 86:11,12 Teach me Your Way, O Lord, that I May Walk and Live in Your Truth; Direct and Unite my Heart {Solely, Reverently} to Fear and Honor Your Name. I will Confess and Praise You, O Lord my God, with my Whole (United) Heart; And I will Glorify Your Name Forevermore.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (9/9/12)[Prayer]

    09/09/2012 5:16:34 AM PDT · by left that other site · 26 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/9/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jerusalem In The Scriptures Genesis 14 17. After Abram returned from defeating Kedorlaomer and the kings allied with him, the king of Sodom came out to meet him in the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the King’s Valley). 18. Then Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High, 19. and he blessed Abram, saying, “Blessed be Abram by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth. 20. And praise be to God Most High, who delivered your enemies into your hand.” Then Abram gave him...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 9, 2012]

    09/09/2012 4:27:12 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    Do It Yourself (2) ". . . bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ . . ." —2 Corinthians 10:5 Determinedly Discipline Other Things. This is another difficult aspect of the strenuous nature of sainthood. Paul said, according to the Moffatt translation of this verse, “. . . I take every project prisoner to make it obey Christ . . . .” So much Christian work today has never been disciplined, but has simply come into being by impulse! In our Lord’s life every project was disciplined to the will of His Father. There was never...
  • Prayers for my Mother in law

    09/09/2012 1:34:37 AM PDT · by free me · 50 replies
    Please pray for my wife's mother. She made it to 84 years last week with the blessing of our Lord. Unfortunately her lungs don't have much more to give. My wife is very upset and all your prayers are appreciated. Thank you.
  • Prayer Request VANITY

    09/08/2012 7:35:43 PM PDT · by JRandomFreeper · 77 replies
    Vanity | 9 Sep 2012 | JRandomFreeper
    Prayer request for my first ex-wife. Last I heard, they were trying to set up surgery to remove her appendix. She is in hospital.Yeah, I know, ex... but she is the mother of my children and my grandbabies grandmother. The old gal could use some prayers.
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 09-09-12, Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

    09/08/2012 9:22:41 PM PDT · by Salvation · 51 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-09-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 9, 2012 Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 Is 35:4-7a Thus says the LORD:Say to those whose hearts are frightened:Be strong, fear not!Here is your God,he comes with vindication;with divine recompensehe comes to save you.Then will the eyes of the blind be opened,the ears of the deaf be cleared;then will the lame leap like a stag,then the tongue of the mute will sing.Streams will burst forth in the desert,and rivers in the steppe.The burning sands will become pools,and the thirsty ground, springs of water. Responsorial Psalm Ps 146:7, 8-9, 9-10 R. (1b) Praise the Lord, my soul!or:R. Alleluia.The...
  • FReeper Waco has passed away (vanity)

    09/08/2012 6:25:43 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 95 replies
    me | 9/8//12 | me
    We lost another FReeper last week - Waco. His sister GrannyK wanted to post about it. He was very active on FR until May of this year when he entered the hospital. He was an Air Force veteran (74 yrs young) & very conservative.
  • Pope reflects on prayer in Book of the Apocalypse

    09/08/2012 10:27:33 AM PDT · by EBH · 12 replies
    EWTN ^ | 9/5/2012 | David Kerr
    Pope Benedict XVI says the final book of the Bible, which he referred to as the Book of the Apocalypse, provides Christians with a vision of a Church fully in communion with Jesus Christ in prayer. “The Apocalypse presents us with a community gathered in prayer, because it is in prayer that we gain an increasing awareness of Jesus’s presence with us and within us,” the Pope said during his Sept. 5 general audience at the Vatican. “The more and the better we pray with constancy and intensity, the more we are assimilated to him, and the more he enters...
  • Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is FREE

    09/08/2012 6:41:26 AM PDT · by blueyon · 50 replies
    Vinienco ^ | 9/8/2012 | Vinienco
    CSW has been informed that apostasy charges against Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani have been dropped
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(9/8/12)[Prayer]

    09/08/2012 4:25:54 AM PDT · by left that other site · 23 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/8/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Isaiah 66 19. “I will set a sign among them, and I will send some of those who survive to the nations—to Tarshish, to the Libyans and Lydians (famous as archers), to Tubal and Greece, and to the distant islands that have not heard of my fame or seen my glory. They will proclaim my glory among the nations. 20. And they will bring all your people, from all the nations, to my holy mountain in Jerusalem as an offering to the Lord—on horses, in chariots and wagons, and on mules and camels,”...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 8, 2012]

    09/08/2012 4:06:33 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    Do It Yourself (1) ". . . casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God . . ." —2 Corinthians 10:5 Determinedly Demolish Some Things. Deliverance from sin is not the same as deliverance from human nature. There are things in human nature, such as prejudices, that the saint can only destroy through sheer neglect. But there are other things that have to be destroyed through violence, that is, through God’s divine strength imparted by His Spirit. There are some things over which we are not to fight, but only to “stand...
  • Prayer request

    09/07/2012 6:15:24 PM PDT · by svcw · 123 replies
    9/7/12 | self
    Just a prayer request, why is long to be sure but I need to tell the story.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-08-12, Feast, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    09/07/2012 9:04:45 PM PDT · by Salvation · 42 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-08-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 8, 2012   Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary   Reading 1 Mi 5:1-4a The LORD says:You, Bethlehem-Ephrathah,too small to be among the clans of Judah,From you shall come forth for meone who is to be ruler in Israel;Whose origin is from of old,from ancient times.(Therefore the Lord will give them up, until the timewhen she who is to give birth has borne,And the rest of his brethren shall returnto the children of Israel.)He shall stand firm and shepherd his flockby the strength of the LORD,in the majestic name of the LORD, his God;And they shall...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    09/07/2012 6:01:23 PM PDT · by tajgirvan · 22 replies
    9-7-12 | tajgirvan
    ” I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” ~II Timothy 4:7~
  • (Vanity) My sister is slipping away (Stage IV cancer)

    09/07/2012 3:37:29 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 152 replies
    me | 9/7/12 | me
    Another update on my sister Barb and prayer request.
  • Catholic Church calls for public prayers in offices on Fridays

    09/07/2012 2:07:02 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | September 7, 2012 | John Bingham
    A bishop is recommending that they set the alarms on their mobile phones to remind them of the new observance as part of a move to promote faith in the workplace ahead of the Church’s “Year of Faith”. It comes in the week that British government lawyers went to the European Court of Human Rights to defend the right of employers to ban the wearing of public symbols of faith such as the cross in the workplace. The Rt Rev Kieran Conry, the Bishop of Arundel and Brighton and chair of the Church in England and Wales’s evangelisation committee, said...
  • In battle for nation’s soul, who’s doing the praying?

    09/07/2012 8:53:39 AM PDT · by lward99 · 5 replies
    Times247 ^ | 9/7/12 | Cheryl Chumley
    Americans will head to the polls this November with a degree of partisanship and political rancor that has not been felt for 25 years, according to the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press. Seventy-one percent of registered Republicans and 58 percent of Democrats reportedly fault their respective leaders for failing to uphold core party principles. The chasm between Republicans and Democrats over the government’s role in society – providing a place for the homeless to sleep, for example, or guaranteeing citizens enough food for their families – grows wider. And the political will of Republicans to adopt...
  • Cardinal Dolan Admonishes Democrats on Abortion, Religious Liberty

    09/07/2012 7:05:52 AM PDT · by NYer · 19 replies
    Life News ^ | September 7, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    In his closing benediction, Timothy Cardinal Dolan gave the kind of benediction that the Obama re-election campaign probably feared he would give when Dolan was initially rejected, and later approved, to give the closing prayer.“Grant us the courage to defend life…waiting to be born, welcomed & protected,” he said, excoriating Democrats to support religious liberty as well in light of the controversial Obama HHS mandate that Catholics and pro-life advocates oppose. Dolan prays for “life, without which no other rights are secured.”“God grants us the right to life so we can choose liberty and happiness,” he said, adding that unborn...
  • Pray For The Peace of Jerusalem (9/7/12)[Prayer]

    09/07/2012 4:40:36 AM PDT · by left that other site · 21 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/7/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Isaiah 66 14. When you see this, your heart will rejoice and you will flourish like grassthe hand of the Lord will be made known to his servants, but his fury will be shown to his foes. 15. See, the Lord is coming with fire, and his chariots are like a whirlwind; he will bring down his anger with fury, and his rebuke with flames of fire. 16 For with fire and with his sword the Lord will execute judgment on all people, and many will be those slain by the Lord. 17....
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [September 7, 2012]

    09/07/2012 4:12:38 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    Fountains of Blessings "The water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life" —John 4:14 The picture our Lord described here is not that of a simple stream of water, but an overflowing fountain. Continue to “be filled” (Ephesians 5:18) and the sweetness of your vital relationship to Jesus will flow as generously out of you as it has been given to you. If you find that His life is not springing up as it should, you are to blame— something is obstructing the flow. Was Jesus saying to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings< 09-07-12

    09/06/2012 9:28:22 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-07-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 7, 2012   Friday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 1 Cor 4:1-5 Brothers and sisters:Thus should one regard us: as servants of Christand stewards of the mysteries of God.Now it is of course required of stewardsthat they be found trustworthy.It does not concern me in the leastthat I be judged by you or any human tribunal;I do not even pass judgment on myself;I am not conscious of anything against me,but I do not thereby stand acquitted;the one who judges me is the Lord.Therefore, do not make any judgment before the appointed time,until the Lord...