Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The Gospel of Jesus Christ - MATTHEW 3
The preaching of John: his penance: his baptism. His reproaches against the Pharisees and Sadducees. Jesus Christ comes to him, and is baptized.
1 Now, *in those days cometh John the Baptist, preaching in the desert of Judea,
2 And saying: *Do penance: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
3 For this is he, who was spoken of by Isaias the prophet, saying: *A voice of one crying in the desert: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.
4 And John himself had his garment of camels' hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins, and his food was locusts and wild honey.
5 *Then went out to him Jerusalem and all Judea, and all the country about the Jordan:
6 And they were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.
7 And seeing many of the Pharisees, and Sadducees *coming to his baptism, he said to them: Ye brood of vipers, who hath shewed you to flee from the wrath to come?
8 Bring forth, therefore, fruit worthy of penance.
9 And think not to say within yourselves: *We have Abraham for our father: for I tell you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
10 For now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that yieldeth not good fruit, shall be cut down, and cast into the fire.
11 *I indeed baptize you with water unto penance: but he who is to come after me, is stronger than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire.
12 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly cleanse his floor: and gather his wheat into the barn; but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire.
13 *Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan, unto John, to be baptized by him.
14 But John stayed him, saying, I ought to be baptized by thee, and comest thou to me?
15 And Jesus answering said to him: Suffer it now: for so it becometh us to fulfil all justice. Then he suffered him.
16 And Jesus being baptized, went up presently out of the water: and behold the heavens were opened to him: and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming upon him,
17 *And behold a voice from heaven, saying: This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased.
1: A.D. 30.
2: Mark i. 4.; Lu. iii. 3.
3: Is. xl. 3.; Mark i. 3.; Lu. iii. 4.
5: Mark i. 5.
7: Luke iii. 7.
9: John viii. 89.
11: Mark i. 8.; Luke iii. 16.; John i. 26.; Acts i. 5.
13: Mark i. 9.
17: A.D. 30.; Luke iii. 22.; Luke ix. 35.; 2 Peter i. 17.
I ARISE TODAY IN A HYMN OF PRAISE TO THE LORD OF CREATION IN ALL HOLY Blessing and brightness, Wisdom, thanksgiving, Great power and might T...
Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel + In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Most glorious Prince ...
Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Father all powerful, Have mercy on us. Jesus,...
The Modern Papacy - an invention, Leo IX, the Schism that wasn't, Sedevacantism and its twin Recognize and Resist, 2 Esdras and its Jew False Messiah, the Antichrist announced by the False ProphetTimeline of the Schism that wasn't and the beginning of the Cardinalate that had never been. The Modern Papacy - an invention. In the...
Terse Open our hearts, O Lord and enlighten us by the grace of the Holy Spirit that we may seek what is pleasing to your will and so order...
5:38 We Three Kings of Orient Are (Sacred Rendition)
Vladimir Borovikovsky - Nativity of Christ (19th Century) The little child Jesus is already here The Kings and the shepherds adore without ...
Prayer for the Nativity Jesus Christ, radiant centre of glory, image of our God, the invisible Father, revealer of his eternal design...
Traditional Catholic Prayers: The Mark, the Name, the Number of the beast and the Tower of Babel = Ecumenism: Parousia of Jesus Christ Our Lord: Jews called in Christ: Original Prophecies of the Messiah changed by the Jews after Christ cameTraditional Catholic Prayers: The Mark, the Name, the Number of the beast and the Tower of Babel = Ecumenism: Parousia of Jesus Christ Our ...
Christ will return, first: the Coming of Antichrist
The Parousia of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ - The Nuzul i Isa (descent from heaven) of 'Isa al-Maseeh and Qiyamah, judgment of all men, at the Resurrection.