1. God hears the cry of the oppressed. He even hears the cries of those whose oppression is a result of sin and rebellion.
That he had no scruples; for, said he, when I fail in my duty, I readily acknowledge it, saying, I am used to do so: I shall never do otherwise, if I am left to myself. If I fail not, then I give GOD thanks, acknowledging that it comes from Him.
God doesn’t put that much prep into something that is insignificant.
Though Jesus was in torture on the cross, He thought of praying for His persecutors, of caring for His mother, of securing the good thief’s salvation.
It is the little act of kindness that touches our heart and blossom our life with gladness.
People who believe in buried gods,’ said Louis.
‘Do you believe in buried gods, Detective Walsh?’
‘I’m Episcopalian. I believe in everything.
No political party can or ought to exist when one of its corner-stones is opposition to freedom of thought and to the right to worship God “according to the dictate of one’s own conscience,
I think everyone fails, but there are so many kinds of failure.
Between 50 and 75% of entering freshmen at large Catholic universities typically identify themselves as believing and practicing Catholics. Only 25-50% of graduating seniors do the same.
God never witholds from His child that which His love and wisdom call good. God’s refusals are always merciful — “severe mercies” at times but mercies all the same. God never denies us our hearts desire except to give us something better.