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Fourth Sunday after Trinity – Friday

Though He be not far from every one of us; for in Him we live, and move, and have our being. – Acts 17:27-28. Having in the beginning created the earth (to make mention of that only) and, above all, man,

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Fourth Sunday after Trinity – Thursday

Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness; and let them have dominion over…all the earth. – Genesis 1:26. Such was the counsel and deliberation of the Holy Trinity in creation. Great are the works of the Lord

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Fourth Sunday after Trinity – Wednesday

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary, the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: whom resist steadfast in the faith. – I Peter 5:8-9. There are also evil angels. They are the spirits who

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Fourth Sunday after Trinity – Tuesday

He shall give His angels charge over thee. – Psalm 91:11. It is not to be disbelieved that besides man God has also created other rational and personal beings who do not dwell in bodies on the earth. Scripture tells

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Fourth Sunday after Trinity – Monday

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. – Genesis 1:1. These are the well-known very first words of the Bible. And the truth they contain, namely, that there is a great, eternal, omnipotent God, who has created

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Fourth Sunday after Trinity – Sunday

Out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies. – Matthew 15:19. Original sin, the depravity of our nature, produces what are called actual sins, that is to say, sins that are acted, done, carried into

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Third Sunday after Trinity – Saturday

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. —John 3:6. By “flesh” is meant the sinful depravity of human nature. And, indeed, human nature is totally and entirely depraved, it

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Third Sunday after Trinity – Friday

He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. —I John 3:8. How did sin enter the world? This is a question which human reason cannot answer. Our Catechism is right in answering from the

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Third Sunday after Trinity – Thursday

Sin is the transgression of the Law. – I John 3:4. What, properly speaking, is sin? “Sin is the transgression of the Law,” says our text. The divine Law tells us what is right. Sin is every transgression of the

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Third Sunday after Trinity – Wednesday

This Book of the Law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way

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