Dear Family of Mary!
Our Lady has consistently called us to reverence and read the Bible. She asks us to place the Sacred Scriptures in a prominent place in our homes, and to read it together as a family. Fr. Leon spoke about the Bible, as the third stone in Our Lady’s plan this way:
I agree with Fr. Leon, that the Bible is very powerful. The Word of God is the Truth. And Truth is stronger than evil. If we are struggling in prayer or being tempted by the enemy, the Word of God will set us on a good path and free us from temptation. We need the Truth in our day, because so much confusion has been sown in our families and communities. The Bible holds that Truth for us, and can help us to stand on solid ground in our lives.
Here are a few things Our Lady has said to us about the Bible:
October 18, 1984 “Dear children! Today I call on you to read the Bible every day in your homes and let it be in a visible place so as always to encourage you to read it and to pray. Thank you for having responded to my call.”
August 25, 1996 “Dear children! Listen, because I wish to speak to you and to invite you to have more faith and trust in God, who loves you immeasurably. Little children, you do not know how to live in the grace of God, that is why I call you all anew, to carry the word of God in your heart and in thoughts. Little children, place the Sacred Scripture in a visible place in your family, and read and live it. Teach your children, because if you are not an example to them, children depart into godlessness. Reflect and pray and then God will be born in your heart and your heart will be joyous. Thank you for having for responded to my call.”
“I’m going to reveal a spiritual secret to you: if you want to be stronger than evil, make yourself a plan of personal prayer. Take a certain time in the morning, read a text from Holy Scripture, anchor the Divine word in your heart, and strive to live it during the day, particularly during the moment of trials. In this way, you will be stronger than evil.”
May we all grow in our relationship to the Holy Scriptures, because they are a defense against the enemy, a sure source of Truth, and a window into the Heart of God!
In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
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