Táctica del Enemigo #6: Cómo Satanás nos anima a ser caritativos con las personas que no conocemos

En el sexto capítulo de nuestra serie sobre las tácticas del Enemigo, nos sorprende que Satanás nos anime a preocuparnos por otras personas. Sin embargo, rápidamente vemos que lo que está intentando es desviar nuestra atención de la generosidad con aquellos que vemos todos los días, en favor de actos de bondad imaginarios que no fomentan una vida de virtud.

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Lo que hace el demonio es muy astuto y a primera vista parece algo bueno.

Escrutopo en las Cartas del diablo a su sobrino de C.S. Lewis (1942) plantea la situación de la siguiente manera:

[Book Review] God, Help Me: How to Grow in Prayer

Prayer is the source of life’s greatest blessings as well as life’s greatest crosses. Learning how to pray can be very difficult and often takes a lifetime to master. Thankfully we have a rich tradition of prayer in the Catholic Church and Jim Beckman in his book God, Help Me: How to Grow in Prayer, opens up the treasure chest to give us a practical guide to everyday prayer.

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Personally, this book has helped me tremendously and has taught me how to grow much deeper in my prayer life.

Advice from Exorcists: 4 Ways to Keep the Devil Away

After an Exorcism occurs, how does a person keep the devil from coming back? In the Gospels we read a story that describes how a person who was exorcised was then visited by a whole host of demons, who sought to reenter in a more forceful way (cf. Matthew 12:43-45). The Rite of Exorcism only expels demons from a person; it does not keep them from coming back.

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In order to ensure that the devil does not return, exorcists recommend four ways that will keep a person’s soul at peace and in God’s hands:

What Does Satan Fear Most: Saints or Sacramentals?

As Christians engaged in the Art of Spiritual Combat, we must learn what it is that makes Satan and his minions shriek away in fear. Especially with the rise in occult activity in recent years, it is imperative that we arm ourselves with appropriate weapons to successfully combat the advances of the Enemy.

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One important question we must ask is, “what does Satan fear most: saints or sacramentals?

Estamos en una lucha espiritual (tanto si nos gusta como si no)

A menudo pensamos que llevamos una vida sencilla y ordinaria que no le interesaría a nadie. Vamos al trabajo, volvemos a casa, comemos, dormimos. No saldremos nunca en la portada del Time Magazine y nuestro epitafio seguramente será muy cortito. Poco sospechamos que en realidad en estos momentos se está librando una guerra, nada más y nada menos que por nuestra alma.

The Fall of the Rebel Angels (Pieter Bruegel the Elder)

La caída de los ángeles rebeldes – Pieter Bruegel el Viejo

San Pablo lo expresa sucintamente: