Daily Archives: March 16, 2020

Benedictine Spirituality 7

Summit of Humility

Accordingly, brothers, if we want to reach the highest summit of humility, if we desire to attain speedily that exaltation in heaven to which we climb by the humility of this present life, 6then by our ascending actions we must set up that ladder on which Jacob in a dream saw angels  descending and ascending (Gen 28:12). Without doubt, this descent and ascent can signify only that we descend by exaltation and ascend by humility.

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In Messiah Jesus

Day 17

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do…

—Romans 8:1-3


Question – What does it mean to be in Christ Jesus?


Prayer – LORD, let me discover the meaning of being in you. This world throws out so many definitions of what it means to be a Christian, that it causes confusion. Let me fully accept you and allow you live in me. Amen

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