“…shown what it feels like when the Light of God disappears from your life.”

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JtM Prayer Group on Monday 10th Oct.2022

Prayer Theme: Faith, Family, Nations     (Groups A & F)
Bible Reading: Ezekiel 48:30-35
Book of Truth: 5th June, 2011

Yesterday, we posted a message from Book of Truth – it was chosen because I thought we needed something joyful. In this message Jesus said that, in the New Heavens and new Earth, there would be twelve nations.

At prayer group, we always (when possible) have a male open up the Bible. The message today was about the city of Jerusalem, where Israel (God’s people) lived. It speaks of 12 gates to enter the city. I immediately recognized that this somehow was aligned to the message I posted yesterday about the New Heavens and New Earth and the twelve tribes of Israel. I think that the gates on each side of the city – on each of the North, South, East and West  also had meaning for us. The Name of the city from then on would be “The Lord is there”.

Reading from the Bible

Ezekiel 48:30-35

The Gates of the City. 30These are the exits from the city: On the north side, measuring forty-five hundred cubits—

31the gates are named after the tribes of Israel—on the north, three gates: the gate of Reuben, one; the gate of Judah, one; and the gate of Levi, one.
32On the east side, measuring forty-five hundred cubits, three gates: the gate of Joseph, one; the gate of Benjamin, one; and the gate of Dan, one.
33On the south side, measuring forty-five hundred cubits, three gates: the gate of Simeon, one; the gate of Issachar, one; and the gate of Zebulun, one.
34On the west side, measuring forty-five hundred cubits, three gates: the gate of Gad, one; the gate of Asher, one; and the gate of Naphtali, one.
35The circuit of the city shall be eighteen thousand cubits. From now on the name of the city is “The LORD is there.”

Reading from the Book of TruthTwo comets will collide, My cross will appear in a red sky

5 June 2011 @ 4:30pm; Message 0104

My dearly beloved daughter, the time is near. The Warning is close now. It is with great sorrow that I must tell you that many souls will not heed these Messages about The Warning.

My Word falls on deaf ears. Why won’t they listen? I Am not only giving them My great Gift of Mercy, when I will shower My graces over the whole world, I Am also trying to prepare them for this event. Many millions of sinners will rejoice when they are shown My great Mercy. Others won’t get a chance to redeem themselves in time, because they will die of shock.

My daughter, you must do everything you can to warn the world, because this Great Event will shock everyone. They will see great signs in the skies, before The Warning takes place. Stars will clash with such impact that man will confuse the spectacle they see in the sky as being catastrophic. As these comets infuse, a great red sky will result and the Sign of My Cross will be seen all over the world, by everyone. Many will be frightened. But I say rejoice, for you will see, for the first time in your lives, a truly Divine Sign that represents great news for sinners everywhere.cross-sky-buchanan-michigan-3

See My Cross then and you will know that My great Mercy is being given to each of you, My precious children. For it was with the deep abiding Love that I held for you that I died, willingly, on the Cross, to save you. When you see the Crosses in the sky during The Warning you will know that this is a Sign of My Love for you.

Pray, My beloved followers, that your brothers and sisters can rejoice when they too, are shown the proof of My Existence. Pray that they will accept that this is their chance to redeem themselves in My Eyes. That this great Act of Mercy will save their souls if they will allow Me to help them.

You will be shown what it is like to die in mortal sin
The Warning will be a purifying experience for all of you. It may be unpleasant in part, especially for those in grave sin. Because for the first time ever, you will be shown what it feels like when the Light of God disappears from your life. Your souls will feel the abandonment felt by those who die in mortal sin, these poor souls who left it too late to ask God to forgive them their sins. Remember, it is important that I allow all of you to feel this emptiness of soul. For only then will you finally understand that without the Light of God in your souls you cease to feel. Your soul and body would be just empty vessels. Even sinners feel the Light of God because He is present in every one of His children on Earth. But when you die in mortal sin, this Light no longer exists.

Prepare now, for this Great Event. Save your souls while you can. For it will only be when the Light of God leaves you that you will finally realise the empty, barren darkness that Satan offers, which is full of anguish and terror.

Replenish your souls. Rejoice now, for The Warning will save you and bring you closer to My Sacred Heart.

Welcome The Warning. For then you will be given the proof of eternal life and know how important it is.

Your beloved Saviour
Jesus Christ
King of Mankind

https://missionofsalvation.com/Message-0104/

The readings, once more, aligned perfectly with our theme today.
Thank you Jesus for being with us at every prayer group (as you promised)!

“Be mindful of Thy creatures Lord, whom Thou hast  redeemed by Thy Precious Blood.”

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Today, 1st July, is a wonderful Feast — “The Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ. As will as that it is the First Friday. In fact, the whole of July is dedicated to the Precious Blood.

In the last few weeks, we have celebrated Corpus Christi  – 16th June; Sacred Heart of Jesus – 24th June; Eucharistic Heart of Jesus – 30th June, and today the Precious Blood – 1st July.

In 1843 Sister Marie of St Peter, a Carmelite nun in Tours, France, reported visions of Jesus and Mary in which she was urged to spread the devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus, in reparation for the many insults Jesus suffered in His Passion.

The Blessed Sacrament contains the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ. Devotion to the Holy Eucharist is devotion to the Blood of Christ

In Eucharistic adoration, we are adoring the Blood of Christ, which is also contained in the sacred host in the Monstrance.

The early Fathers say that the Church was born from the pierced side of Christ, and that the sacraments were brought forth through His Blood.   

We must make every effort this month to cover ourselves, our families, our priests, our government leaders, the powerful elite, with the most Powerful and Precious  Blood of Jesus Christ.

It is a good practice to offer up our loved ones (and our enemies)  at the Consecration of the Mass, particularly at the Consecration of the Blood. “Be mindful of Thy creatures Lord, whom Thou hast  redeemed by Thy Precious Blood.”

Scripture tells us:

“Then He took a cup, and when He had given thanks He handed it to them saying, ‘Drink from this, all of you, for this is My Blood, the Blood of the covenant, poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.” Matthew 26: 27-28

“But one of the soldiers with a spear opened His side, and immediately there came out Blood and water.” John 19:34

On beholding those who are before the throne of God, St. John the Evangelist points out that “these are they who are come out of the great tribulation and have washed their robes and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb.” Revelation 7:14

More on on the Precious Blood

We know that the Eucharist is the “source and summit of the Christian Life.” We also know that the Eucharist is the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ

The Precious Blood which we worship is the Blood which the Saviour shed for us on Calvary and reassumed at His glorious Resurrection; it is the Blood which courses through the veins of His risen, glorified, living body at the right hand of God the Father in heaven; it is the Blood made present on our altars by the words of Consecration; it is the Blood which merited sanctifying grace for us and through it washes and beautifies our soul and inaugurates the beginning of eternal life in it. The Church’s Year of Grace, by Fr. Pius Parsch

Also, contemplate that, between Jesus and Mary, there was an interflow of blood for nine months when He was a Child in her womb!

The Saints explain:

St. Peter: You were not redeemed with corruptible things, as gold or silver… but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb unspotted and undefiled. 1 Peter 1:18-19)

St. Paul: “And through him to reconcile all things unto himself, making peace through the blood of his cross.” (Col 1:20)

St. Paul:  “How much more will the Blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God?” (Hebrews 9:14)

St. Augustine: “… save me through Thy Precious Blood.”

Our Lord to St. Mechtilde: “I show these bleeding wounds to My Father, to appease His wrath. He pardons when he see the Blood. Let sinners but look upon Me, and they will be moved to repentance, confidence and love.”   “Through My Blood, I conquer My Father’s anger and reconcile man with his God.

St. Catherine of Siena’s letters to bishops, cardinals and popes always began with the words:  “I address you in the Precious Blood of Jesus Christ.”

St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi “Every time a creature offers up this Blood by which he was redeemed, he offers a gift of infinite worth, which can be equaled by no other!”

St. John Vianney said of asking Our Blessed Mother to offer the Precious Blood in our steadMy children, mark this well: whenever I obtained some grace, it was obtained in this manner which I never found to fail.”

“Jesus told St. Faustina:  ‘My Heart overflows with great mercy for souls, and especially for poor sinners…[I]t is for them that the Blood and Water flowed from My Heart as from a fount overflowing with mercy. For them I dwell in the tabernacle as King of Mercy.’ (Diary of St. Faustina, 367)”In regards to Mortal Sin:

 “If every evening, before we retire, we would ask the Blessed Virgin Mary to offer to God the Precious Blood of her Divine Son Jesus  (…)  that thereby one mortal sin which might be committed somewhere (..) might be prevented, and if every morning this offering were renewed from day to day, we could prevent many mortal sins.” ( Fr Faber)

“O Holy and Immaculate Virgin Mary, offer to the Eternal Father the Precious Blood of thy Divine Son for the intention that one mortal sin may be prevented this day (or this night)”.

The Gospels and the shedding of Jesus’ Blood :

  • the Blood of the Circumcision,
  • the Blood of the Garden of Gethsemane,
  • the Blood of the Flagellation,
  • the Blood of the Crowning of Thorns,
  • the Blood of the Ascent to Calvary,
  • the Blood flowing from Christ’s side pierced by the lance. (Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy)

Invocations of the precious Blood:

Precious Blood of Jesus, shed in the Circumcision, make me chaste of mind, heart and body.

Precious Blood, oozing from every pore in the Agony of Jesus, grant me to love above all things the holy and Adorable Will of God.

Precious Blood, flowing abundantly in the Scourging at the Pillar, inspire me with a keen sorrow for my sins and a love of suffering.

Precious Blood, falling in profusion from the Crown of Thorns, grant me a love of humiliations.

Precious Blood, furrowing the way to Calvary, fill me with courage to walk unfalteringly in the bloody footsteps of Jesus.

Precious Blood, shed so profusely in the Crucifixion of my Jesus, make me die entirely to self-love.

Precious Blood, shed to the very last drop by the opening of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, give me that generous love that sacrifices all for God.

Precious Blood, sacred source from whence flow all graces, apply Thine infinite merits to my soul.

Precious Blood, Whose virtue animates and vivifies our actions, apply Thine infinite merits to all our works.

Life-Giving Fountain, in which the soul fully slakes its thirst, saturate me with pure love.

O Divine Blood of my Jesus, I adore Thee from the depths of my heart. Thee I fervently invoke, for Thou art my salvation, and by Thee I hope to obtain the joys of Paradise.

Eternal Father, be merciful, for the sake of the Blood of Thine only-begotten Son; we beseech Thee, show us Thy mercy.

Most Precious Blood of Jesus, cry to the Heavenly Father for mercy for us, and deliver us.

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Precious Blood in atonement for my sins and for the needs of Holy Church.

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 The Devotion to the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ is the greatest devotion He has ever given the Church. 

This is the ark that will protect and bring the Holy Catholic Church, the remnant faithful and all those you love and pray for safely through the bitter trials of the coming chastisement and into the promised Era of Peace.”

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My own favourite daily prayer Is that of St Gertrude:

“Eternal Father, I offer thee the most Precious Blood of The Divine Son Jesus, in union with the Masses said throughout the world today, for all the souls in Purgatory, for sinners in the universal Church, in my own home and in my own family. Amen”

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Sources:

https://eucharisticadorationcanada.com/devotion-to-the-precious-blood/

https://www.preciousbloodinternational.com/prayers_02.html

 

JtM Crusade Prayer Meeting on Thurs. 17th Dec. 2020

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Prayer Theme: Core  prayers+Protection ( A & C)

Bible Reading: Matthew 19:16–30

Book of Truth: Vol. 4:  25th March, 2014

Book of Truth: Vol. 1: 21st Oct, 2013

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Bible Reading

Matthew 19:16–30

The Rich Young Man. Now someone approached him and said, “Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?”17 He answered him, “Why do you ask me about the good? There is only One who is good. If you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments.” 18 He asked him, “Which ones?” And Jesus replied, “ ‘You shall not kill; you shall not commit adultery; you shall not steal; you shall not bear false witness; 19 honor your father and your mother’; and ‘you shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” 20 The young man said to him, “All of these I have observed. What do I still lack?” 2 Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be perfect,* go, sell what you have and give to [the] poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” 22 When the young man heard this statement, he went away sad, for he had many possessions. 23 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God. 25 When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished and said, “Who then can be saved?” 26 Jesus looked at them and said, “For human beings this is impossible, but for God all things are possible.” 27 Then Peter said to him in reply, “We have given up everything and followed you. What will there be for us?” 28 Jesus said to them, “Amen, I say to you that you who have followed me, in the new age, when the Son of Man is seated on his throne of glory, will yourselves sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. 29 And everyone who has given up houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands for the sake of my name will receive a hundred times more, and will inherit eternal life.

30 But many who are first will be last, and the last will be first.

Readings from the Book of Truth

Humanism is an affront to God

25 December 2014 @ 3:10pm ;
Message 1295
“My dearly beloved daughter, do not concern yourselves with the spirit of evil, which corrupts the world. Leave all to Me. For as long as you love Me, revere Me and love others, according to my Holy Will, I will protect you from the pain of all things that are against Me.

The worst pain you will have to endure will be that of witnessing so called acts of charity and humanitarian concerns on a global scale, which will mask the true intentions of My enemiesYou will know, within your hearts, that the deceiver is at work. When the secular world and those who claim to represent Me speak of politics, humanitarian acts but fail to proclaim the importance of preserving human life, at all costs, then know that this is not what I desire. If those who say they represent Me do not speak with the same passion about the evil of abortion, as they do about other acts against humanity, then be aware that something is amiss.

My Father will punish all those who murder His children,including the children who are still being nourished in the womb waiting to be born. The perpetrators of such crimes will suffer a terrible punishment unless they repent of their sins against Him. Those who are of Me and who represent My Church on earth have failed to proclaim the Truth. Murder, including abortion, is one of the greatest sins against God. It takes an extraordinary act of contrition in order to be absolved of such a sin. Why then does My Church not fight with vigour against this sin – one of the most abominable acts of defiance against My Father?Why do they distract you from acknowledging the most serious of sins while they preach about the importance of humanitarian acts?

Humanism is an affront to God because it focuses on man’s needs and not the need to repent of sin before the Creator of all that is. If you ignore the mortal sins, clearly defined in the Laws laid down by God, which lead to eternal damnation, then no amount of compassion for the civil rights of the human race will atone for those sins.

If you believe in Me, and if you serve Me, then you must speak only of the Truth. The Truth is that sin is your greatest enemy – not those who persecute you. Mortal sin, if not repented, will lead you to hell.  If you are in mortal sin and spend time supporting great acts of charity and humanitarian deeds, and do not repent, then your soul will be lost.

Remember the Truth. Do not be misled by talk, acts or deeds of charity when the most important task is to fight mortal sin.The sacred servant of Mine who refuses to remind you of the consequences of mortal sin does not understand his or her mission in serving Me.

You cannot sweep sin under the ground, out of sight, as if it does not exist. No amount of empathy with people who are persecuted in My Name, will make up for the fact thatsinners do not reconcile themselves with Me, Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of sin.

Your Jesus”

They will follow like lambs to the slaughter, the road to destruction

21 October 2013 @ 10:56pm

My dearly beloved daughter, the greatest betrayal of My beloved, loyal disciples – those who will always hold firm to the Truth – will be by those followers in My Church who will fall prey to the great deceit.

So many people, because of their misguided loyalty, will be deceived by the imposter who will seize the reins in My Churches everywhere. Though they may feel uneasy at times, when they hear strange renditions of My Holy Word, which will not be taken in the correct context, they will follow like lambs to the slaughter, the road to destruction. They will lavish praise upon the false prophet and salute him like a great dictator and they will become as one to create a large army. This army will cause the greatest persecution upon their fellow Christians. Brother will fight brother in this terrible battle for the Truth. The number of those who will follow the unholy trinity, comprised of the false prophet, the antichrist and Satan, will be much greater than those who remain true to the Holy Word of God as it was laid down from the beginning.

You, My chosen people, who do not deviate from the Truth, will find this journey difficult. Never, for one moment in your lives, would you have imagined the terrible deceit, which you are about to witness. My enemies are well-prepared, have much influence and are well funded. They have many advantages, but they have not got, on their side, the Power of God. Not only do they not possess the Power of God, My Father, the Almighty One, but they can be struck down at any time by His Will. Sadly, they will draw many souls away from Me and I will allow this as part of the final purification of mankind. This period on Earth will be to separate the good from the wicked.

What do I mean by this? Surely, you will say, the good will be fooled and that this is not their fault. This is true. But, when those who say they are true Christians, accept heresy, instead of My Holy Word, they blaspheme against Me. They are well-aware of the Truth and they must be alert to My Word every second. So many of you are asleep. So many do not truly know Me, because you have no humility in your soul, so proud are you of your knowledge of Holy Scripture. Many of you have failed to read the Gospels or understand what will happen before My Second Coming. You still do not know, yet, that the Truth was given to you, in the Most Holy Bible. Why do you continue to defy the Word of God, argue, reject and fight against the Hand which created you? You are no more informed than those who crucified Me. You have no more knowledge than the Pharisees who believed that their interpretation of the Holy Word of God was superior to that of the Son of Man. Because of your refusal to accept the final prophecies, you will deny Me. All your services to Me will mean nothing, for you will follow the one sent by Satan to deny you your rightful inheritance in My Paradise.

How you make Me weep. How you will betray Me will be reflected in the persecution which you will bring to bear on those you call your brothers and sisters, in My Name. You will become indoctrinated with lies, as others before you were, by wicked leaders and dictators of the past. Because of your lack of real love for Me, which requires great sacrifice, you will bring Me much grief and suffering. While the enemies of My Church will draw you into a web of deceit, you will sing their praises, adore and love those who hate Me and I will be forgotten.

Remember these Words. When you place false gods before Me, you will incur the Wrath of God.

Your Jesus

JtM Crusade Prayer Meeting on Thurs. 31st Jan. 2019

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Prayer Theme:  Protection during the Warning and against the antichrist

Prayers are Groups A & G: (See https://remnantdisciplesjtm.com/crusade-prayer-group-format/ for details).

Readings

Bible: Isaiah 9: 1-6

Book of Truth: 3 Dec. 2012

Book of Truth: 10 Sept. 2013

Bible Reading

Isaiah 9: 1-6

1 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light;

Upon those who lived in a land of gloom a light has shone.

2 You have brought them abundant joy and great rejoicing;

They rejoice before you as people rejoice at harvest, as they exult when dividing the spoils.

3 For the yoke that burdened them, the pole on their shoulder, The rod of their taskmaster, you have smashed, as on the day of Midian.

4 For every boot that tramped in battle, every cloak rolled in blood, will be burned as fuel for fire.

5 For a child is born to us, a son is given to us; upon his shoulder dominion rests.

They name him Wonder-Counselor, God-Hero,

Father-Forever, Prince of Peace.

6 His dominion is vast and forever peaceful, upon David’s throne, and over his kingdom, which he confirms and sustains by judgment and justice, both now and forever.

The zeal of the LORD of hosts will do this!

 

Readings from the Book of Truth

I call on humanity to prepare for My Great Mercy

3 December 2012 @ 7:05pm

My dearly beloved daughter, with all your strength and with all your courage, I call on humanity to prepare for My Great Mercy.

Those of you with a humble heart and a purity of soul, I call upon you to pray for the souls of those who will die during The Warning.

How they need your prayers. How I need your suffering. Both gifts, given to Me by you, will help save those who cannot be saved by their own free will.

As My Flame of Mercy will be poured over the whole earth, many will rejoice, but it will be a painful time for sinners who will be unable to ask Me for forgiveness, because of pride.

Their purification will be painful and it will take much suffering on their part in order to be redeemed in My Eyes.

How the wicked hearts of man will be torn inside out, and with terror in their souls, many will fall before Me in agony. Let them know that, although they will undergo much anguish, billions will become pure of heart and soul. Then they will be fully prepared for the great day of My Coming.

My daughter, the trials of My followers will increase and intensify before The Warning.

When you offer Me such suffering I will save the souls of millions. Please do not begrudge Me these torments for great miracles will be given despite those ungrateful men who have no shame in their hearts for the wickedness they are guilty of.

Not one man will be spared the sight of the state of their souls as they appear in My Eyes.

When they see the sorry state of their souls they will be deeply ashamed. Those who are genuinely sorry for their offenses against God will be forgiven. They will be required to undergo a cleansing, which they must accept with humility.

Many, many, souls will accept My Hand of Mercy, but for the souls who have committed mortal sin, they will be so hardened that they will shun My Mercy.  This Crusade Prayer must be recited for souls for after the Warning.

Crusade Prayer (88) For souls after The Warning

O Sacred Heart of Jesus, show Mercy to all of us poor sinners.

Enlighten those hearts of stone, so desperate in their quest for guidance.

Forgive them their iniquities.

Help them, through Your Love and Mercy, to find it in their hearts to grasp Your great Gift of Redemption.

I implore You to forgive all souls who reject the Truth of God.

Cover them with Your Light, Dear Jesus so that it will blind them to the wickedness and snares of the devil who will try to cut them off from You for eternity.

I beg You to give all God’s children the strength to be thankful for Your Great Mercy.

I ask that You open the door to Your Kingdom to all lost souls who wander the earth in a state of helplessness and hopelessness. Amen.

Go, My disciples, and adhere to My instructions to prepare your souls for My Divine Mercy.

Your Jesus

The more you are hated, My disciples, the more you are loved by God

September 10, 2013 @ 11:45pm

My dearly beloved daughter, don’t you know that, as more of you follow My Messages, you will be tormented by those who wish to silence My Voice?

As this Mission continues, by the Command of My beloved Father, every effort will be made by those, especially in My Church on Earth who oppose these Holy Messages, to force you to stop following them. These objections will increase and every kind of twisted logic, arrogant denial of the Truth and falsified theology, will be used to drown out the Voice of God.

The more you are hated, My disciples, the more you are loved by God, because only those who follow Me and live their lives according to My Teachings will suffer in this way. If you are exalted, favoured and chosen by the world as a living saint, where no fault is found or the error of your ways publicly identified, then you are not chosen by God, for you defy what is expected of God’s servants. Without expressing the Truth and by twisting My Truth, in order to excel yourselves in the eyes of the world, you will be thrown to one side while I seek out My true servants. 

My true servants love Me and are moved by My Holy Spirit. Their sorrow, which is expressed in their eyes, because they suffer with Me, can be seen clearly by those who have been given the Gift of the Holy Spirit themselves. Never do these pure souls condemn others or try to block the Word of God, for they are incapable of doing this.

You must pray hard at this time – all of you – for these holy servants of Mine are under attack because of Me. I stand with them, but many will fall and crumble under the pressure to remain silent when they are forced to present to their flock the doctrine of lies to come.

Your Jesus

Naboth’s Vineyard (and ours)!

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1 Kings 21: 1-20

Naboth’s Vineyard: God confirms our discussion through a story.

When we opened the Bible reading of Naboth’s vineyard on Oct 20th, it was particularly pertinent to a situation that we just discussing before prayer group.

A fellow Crusader had been persecuted (by the majority) at an RCIA meeting for upholding the truth about practising homosexuals and the responsibilities of priests in not knowingly giving Communion to those in a state of mortal sin. And the same goes for refusing other groups or individuals who do not have the right to demand participation in the Sacrament, while remaining in mortal sin.

When we read this scripture of Naboth’s Vineyard, it spoke to me of this same situation.002-naboth-ahab

Naboth was a righteous man who refused to give his inheritance to Ahab. He believed he had no right to sell his inheritance at all. The inheritance was a vineyard which King Ahab thought he might use for a common vegetable garden. King Ahab was annoyed and petulant at being refused the plot that he wanted. His evil wife, Jezebel, concocted an evil plot to get rid of Naboth and take over the vineyard, which they fulfilled with the help of unrighteous men.

In this case, I thought the vineyard represents the Holy Eucharist (and the Church: Her traditions and Magisterium) which is our inheritance. We have no right, like Naboth proclaims, to give it away. This makes some people angry and somewhat petulant; that we will not give what is Holy (the Vine; which is Jesus’ Body and Blood in the Eucharist and the vineyard: His Church) to those who stubbornly remain in a state of mortal sin and are therefore not entitled to receive of the Sacraments.  It rouses them to plot and plan ways to take what they are not entitled to.

PF was also annoyed that the plot to change the conditions for reception of the Eucharist at the Synod, failed. The common vegetable garden represents the intention he really has, which is to replace The Lord’s Vineyard’, with common bread by changing the words of The Consecration and deviating the meaning in the hearts and minds of followers and in the Church practices.

Notice what God draws attention to next…

Afterwards though, the Lord sent Elijah the Tishbite to meet Ahab at the vineyard as he was about to take possession of it, telling him to say, ‘You have already committed murder, do you now also dare to take possession of what is not yours?’

Continuing this interpretation, the sin of murder represents all mortal sin, and by inference all those in an unrepentant state of mortal sin!

Do you dare…? He says, through Elijah.

Those in a state of mortal sin are warned by God that they should NOT take possession of what is not theirs for the taking– adding Sacrilege to mortal sin. The passage continues with a warning prophesy against Ahab:

Then say to him, ‘This is what the LORD says: In the place where dogs licked up Naboth’s blood, dogs will lick up your blood—yes, yours!’ ”

20 Ahab said to Elijah, “So you have found me, my enemy!” I have found you,” he answered, “because you have sold yourself to do evil in the eyes of the LORD”.

We cannot hide from the Lord if we do evil, even if we think our desire is a ‘reasonable request’ or a ‘wise move before men’.  The priest must not acquiesce toJezebel’s’ pressure (in the dissenting congregation) but respect and protect the Eucharist and our inheritance; in fact the whole of the Church’s Teaching, Magisterium and Her Traditions.

We must be ready to resist the current ‘king’ (pope and other church leaders) even through false accusation and death, as Naboth did, and also to fulfil our role like Elijah the Tishbite, when we are called to do so.

We must unveil the plans and deeds of wicked men, warn them in the Name of God and admonish them.

(Picture courtesy of: http://www.freebibleimages.org/illustrations/naboth-ahab/)