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Who Was Jeremiah the Prophet?

August 6, 2018 7 Comments
Who Was Jeremiah the Prophet?

God called Jeremiah a fortified city, an iron pillar, and a bronze wall (Jer 1:18); a tester and refiner of metals, a tower and fortress (Jer 6:27); a man through whom He would speak against false prophets and shepherds who mislead their sheep. Is not my word like fire, declares the LORD, and like a […]

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The Battle of Anger in God’s Prophets

August 2, 2018 4 Comments
The Battle of Anger in God’s Prophets

We recently read a passage from the Book of the Jeremiah in daily Mass (Wednesday of the 17th Week of the Year) that provides an important teaching on righteous anger and the need for meekness. Meekness is the virtue that moderates anger; it is a form of temperance that controls resentment. The biblical prophets were […]

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