“a Lamp to my feet. a Light for my path.” – 1 Corinthians 1:18

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TODAY’S WORD…

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The message of the cross is foolish

to those who are headed for destruction!

But we who are being saved

know it is the very power of God.

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– 1 Corinthians 1:18 (NLT)

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REFLECTION…

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The cross of Christ

leads the way to true wisdom and prudence.

No one should remain indifferent to it.

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Those who see “the message of the Cross” as irrational

are on a self-centred road to perdition.

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Others are discovering that the Cross is "the very power of God",

because it has conquered the devil and sin.

They are on the road to salvation.

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QUOTE…

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"O most precious gift of the Cross!

How splendid it looks! […]

It is a tree which begets life,

without causing death;

which sheds light,

without casting shadows;

which leads to Paradise

and does not expel anyone therefrom;

it is the wood which Christ ascended,

as a King mounting His chariot,

to defeat the devil who had usurped the power of death,

and to set mankind free from the thrall in which the devil held it.”

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– St Theodore the Studite

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PRAYER…

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I adore You, O Christ,

and I bless You,

because by Your Holy Cross

You have saved the world.

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REPETITIVE PRAYER FOR TODAY…

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Lord Jesus, I pray that I will always see my salvation in the Cross.

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