Archive for 'Depravity'

Healing of One Demoniac

Mark 5:1-20 2Sm 15:13-14,30;16:5-13 / Ps 3 “Come out of this man, you evil spirit!” (Mark 5: 8) Avoid any form of obsession It will lead us away from the Lord; From the evil spirits’ possession We’re freed by the power of God’s Word. As Jesus disembarked in the region of the Gerasenes, a demoniac […]

On the Eve of Advent

Luke 21: 34-36 Rv 22: 1-7 / Ps 95: 1-7 Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strength to escape the tribulations that are imminent and to stand before the Son of Man. (Luke 21:36) Come let us sing in jubilation To the Rock of our salvation; But for Him let […]

The Demons of Gadara

Matthew 8: 28-34 Am 5: 14-15. 21-24 / Ps 50: 7-13, 16-17 The whole town set out to meet Jesus; and as soon as they saw him they implored him to leave their district. (Matthew 8:34) Guard against earthly obsessions Strive only for the things divine; Desire for worldly possessions Drives men to the level […]

The World’s Hatred

John 15: 18-21 Acts 16: 1-10 / Ps 100: 1b-2. 3. 5 I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. (John 15:19) How can the choice be hard to make, Between life or death, wealth or grace? Let us not make the grave mistake To love this world and lose […]

The Evil Dance of Salome

Matthew 14: 1-12 Lv 25:1.8-17 / Ps 67 On Herod’s birthday, the daughter of Herodias danced for them and pleased Herod so much that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked. (Matthew 14:6) Beware of a dancing girl’s sway, Her passion can burn like hot coal; Take care her steps lead […]