The Apostle Paul used it as the only ground for his own life to be used as a model. But, there are also some cautions in using Jesus as our example which we will look at in the next post. Subscribe to receive e-mail about new posts.
There is a grave assault occurring on the Body of Christ. The majority of people are being engulfed by the growing moral darkness. Millions of children are being aborted and many millions are being born to single women.
Large and growing numbers of adults are forgoing marriage or choosing to divorce, gravely injuring themselves and their children. Depression and suicide rates, especially among young people, are growing.
Worse, growing numbers are losing sight of their eternal salvation, living their earthly lives without the light of Christ. The Faltering Courage of Modern Men Many men are confused and afraid to respond to the darkening culture. Others retreat into perpetual adolescence, fade into feminization or succumb to homosexualization.
Sadly, many Catholic men falter in courage and fall into cowardice.
En-courage-ment from the Courage of Jesus Christ Christ perfectly demonstrates the virtue of courage to en-courage men. Jesus Christ, fortified by the Father and the Holy Spirit, comes to encourage to make strong, to hearten man, through His perfect demonstration of heroic courage: On many occasions, various groups plan and attempt to kill Him John 5: Jesus courageously persists despite the murderous plots.
He heals the paralytic Mark 2: Jesus pronounces the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit of the teachers of the law Mark 3: He pronounces woe on the Pharisees and the experts of the law for their hypocrisy Luke Despite constant death threats, Jesus authoritatively teaches in the temple during Passion Week Mark He stands up to the bloodthirsty mob that is going to stone the adulterous woman John 7: He protects the disciples from the violent legion when He is taken in the Garden John Jesus Christ alone is unafraid and courageous against any and all ruthless mobs.
He chooses a horrible death freely John “We Need Only Look at the Number of Abortions Among Catholics, Look at the Homosexuals, and Ourselves.” Sadly, a Bishop severely disciplines a priest for preaching about abortion and homosexuality, citing it “doesn’t meet the diocese’s goal of following Christ’s example of loving unconditionally.”.
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Having completed the two cycles of legend to which she has devoted her career so far, Anne Rice gives us now her most ambitious and courageous book, a . p. 1. CHRIST, CHRISTIANS AND CHRISTIANITY. BOOK I. JESUS AN ESSENE.
The Jews, long before the time of Jesus, were divided into three sects, the Sadducees, the Pharisees, and the Essenes. It is almost impossible in reading of the last not to be forcibly struck with the remarkable resemblance between their doctrines, precepts and practices, and those of Jesus and the early Christians.
“Following Jesus: Be a Good Example” (March Friend) Jesus taught his followers that they should be a good example. Includes two .