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15 Replies to “Pope Francis at Synod closing Mass: Let us preach the Gospel, not our ideas”


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    Your Jesus: Hatred is the cause of all evil in the world and it takes many forms.
    -Sunday, August 26th, 2012 @ 18:30

    My dearly beloved daughter, hatred is the cause of all evil in the world and it takes many forms.
    Hostility towards another person springs from fear, the fear that this person may hurt you in some way.
    Disagreements with another person can come about because of the sin of pride. This is when you feel that you must prove your worth, at all costs, even if you are wrong.
    Jealousy very soon turns to hatred although it can be mild to begin with.

    Dislike of oneself begins because you compare your life with others whom you feel have better fortune than you.
    Very soon this dislike develops into hatred of oneself and one’s body. This then leads into sins of the flesh.
    Hatred may also develop because of the sin of coveting another’s possessions.

    This can lead to war when one country covets the riches of another.

    Or it can mean allowing greed to consume your soul when you crave the same worldly riches as your neighbour.
    Envy also turns into a form of hatred especially when, no matter how hard you try to emulate another, you fail to achieve what you set out to do.
    All sins, if allowed to fester, can lead you towards hatred.
    When you feel hatred you must know that Satan has managed to invade your spirit.

    When this happens he will hold you in a vice-like grip and will not leave you alone.
    No matter how much you try to release his grip, he will hold onto you for dear life. Your only weapon is prayer.
    Pray, pray, pray when hatred surges through you. For until it leaves you, you can never feel peace, love or joy again.

    When hatred takes hold of your heart and soul, you become one step further removed from Me, your Jesus.
    You suffer terribly and feel an anger and a helplessness which you cannot control.
    Never believe the final lie which Satan will plant in your soul, when he has cast a cloak of hatred over you.

    The lie is this. Your hatred can only be dissipated when you seek final revenge on the target of your hatred.

    What to do when hatred envelops you? The power of love can evaporate hatred, instantly.

    When you pray and ask me to help you My answer will be this.
    Forgive your adversaries and those whom you believe are the cause of your hatred.
    But to forgive you must humble yourself before Me and ask Me to forgive you first.
    Once you forgive those you hate you must then atone for your sin.
    Show your adversaries love. Fight hatred, a wicked and dangerous disease of the soul, with love.
    Love is the cure to rid your soul of this infestation.

    When you can do this you will have defeated Satan and he will leave you be.
    Never be afraid to fight hatred in your soul even though you will find it very difficult.
    If hatred could be diluted in this way, through the humility of the sinner, peace would reign in the world.

    Your Jesus


  3. Bergoglio "Let us preach the Gospel, not our ideas":

    1. Jesus: "It has been said 'Anyone who divorces his wife must give her a certificate of divorce'. But I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, makes her the victim of adultery, and anyone who marries a divorced woman commits adultery." (Matthew 5.31-32).
    2. Bergoglio: "Because of 'forms of conditioning' and 'mitigating factors', it is possible that in an objective situation of sin – which may not be 'subjectively culpable', or fully such – a person can be living in God's Grace, can love and can also grow in the life of Grace and Charity while receiving the Church's help to this end." (n.351 "In certain cases(?), this can include the help of the sacraments"). (AL, 305)

    In Italy we call people like Bergoglio "Azzeccagarbugli"!

  4. Wow! Thanks be to God! These are some of the most profound words I have heard from Pope Francis. They indicate many things to me: foremost, that he is taking very seriously the horrible sexual abuse committed by priests and bishops in the church, and next that he is taking the practical and spiritual lives of our youth seriously. If Holy Mother Church does not embrace, lead, love, and guide its youth, it is going to completely lose them to other churches, other things, and quite possibly to sin. Holy Mother Church has a HUGE, dynamic responsibility to infants, children, youth, and young adults, to help them become missionaries for Jesus and only for HIm. Thank you, Holy Father, for your words of God's Truth that help our youth, and all of us, to desire to walk in that very Truth!

  5. The word Gospel means Good News.

    There is only one Gospel. And that Gospel was lost on the Catholic Church in the 9th century when from the works of Radburtus the Vatican adopted the doctrine of Transubstantiation. This culminated in the findings of the Council of Trent, 1545-1563, which sought to preserve the notion that salvation is meted out piece meal, and not all at once, as it was in the writings of the apostles. We read in Titus 3:5 that salvation for the true believer is a finished work. The apostle Paul says of Christ, “He saved us.” It does not say He placed us on probation. It says He saved us. Elsewhere Paul says that “God is able to keep that which we have committed unto Him against that day”, Phil. 1:6, that day when we must give account, that day when as never before we will see how utterly futile our efforts were to save our own souls.

    This idea of parsing out salvation a piece at a time is at bottom cruel because the follower of Christ can never know for sure if he will be saved at last. That is no Gospel no message of Good News. If salvation is not a gift, bestowed on the believer all at once that same individual will of necessity be thrown back on his own efforts to save himself for the kingdom of God. This we call synergism ie salvation by cooperation with God; or salvation by or thru works righteousness. And it is this doctrine that is refuted by all the apostles. In the New Testament book of Acts the minutes of a meeting convened to discuss synergism were placed in the canon of scripture; so that the churches would know that the apostles down to the last man did with great authority reject synergism in all its forms. We read the following,

    “And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men and brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe. And God, which knows the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us; And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith. Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear? But we believe that through the GRACE of the LORD Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.” [Acts 15:7-11]

    The reader should fix on that word grace I have placed in capitals. It must not be adulterated. It stands to reason that if I must in some small way look to myself in order to be or remain saved than I have returned to that teaching that was excoriated by the apostles. Here then is the Gospel. Or what one writer called the marrow of the Gospel.

    “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus. Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law of works? Nay: but by the law of faith. Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.’ [Romans 3:23-29]
    See also, Hab. 2:4, Heb. 10:38, Romans 1:17, Phil. 3:9, Gal. 3:11, and of course Gal.2:21, “I do not frustrate the grace of God for if righteousness comes by the law then Christ is dead in vain.”
    Ah there is the Gospel. And that is Good News.

    We can be saved and know it because Christ took on Him our sins on the cross.

    “By grace are ye saved thru faith and that not of your selves. It is the gift of God, not works lest any man should boast.” [Ephesians 2:8-9] Let us boast of Christ and finally do away with synergism.

  6. POPE FRANCIS LASHES OUT AT ACCUSERS: If you’re waiting for Pope Francis to to do anything at all to make things right for the tens of thousands of Catholics who have been raped and molested by pedophile Catholic priests, I have news for you. It will never, ever happen. In fact, over the weekend, Francis called the people who were raped by pedophile priests ‘accusers’ who are in the same class as the Devil. Let that thought sink in for just a moment or two.

  7. "Faith is an encounter not a theory"
    Thank you Pope Francis in just a few precious minutes your
    God given wisdom fill us with the True Light of the Gospel…
    Be strong and may our united prayers strengthen you always to lead the Church to victory.

    God bless us.

  8. What awesome sight!
    Thank you ROME REPORTS!
    Thank you for giving us these beautiful snippets of our young Synod participants. It's breathtaking!
    The Pope's words are irreplaceable words from the Father's heart. I am sure these young people will go to their countries and homes with a priceless experience that will stay with them lifelong.

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