Last rites declaration of Ioannes Paulus PP. II (Karol Wojtyla)

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Ioannes Paulus PP. II

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Apr 4, 2005, 5:29:34 AM4/4/05
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"The unforgiveable sins this earth must confront and overcome are
Nationalism, capitalism, and hoarding. The idea of every nation
should be forgot, price should be struck from the commons, and
princes should be seen for the devils they are. The sins include
our church, secret societies, and other religions which make of
the spirit of God a divide."

Last rites declaration of Ioannes Paulus PP. II (Karol Wojtyla)
2nd April 2005


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to entangle them, and block up their way. Sometimes the distemper
of melancholy has been evidently mixed; of which, when it happens, the
tempter seems to take great advantage, and puts an unhappy bar in the
way of any good effect. One knows not how to deal with such persons;
they turn every thing that is said to them the wrong way, and most to
their own disadvantage. There is nothing that the devil seems to make so
great a handle of, as a melancholy humor; unless it be the real
corruption of the heart.

But it is very remarkable, that there has been far less of this mixture
at this time of extraordinary blessing, than there was wont to be in
persons under awakenings at other times; for it is evident that many who
before had been exceedingly involved is such difficulties, seemed now
strangely to be set at liberty. Some persons who had before, for a long
time, been exceedingly entangled with peculiar temptations of one sort
or other, unprofitable and hurtful distresses, were soon helped over
former stumbling-blocks, that hindered their progress towards saving
good; convictions have wrought more kindly, and they have been
successfully carried on in the way to life. And thus Satan seemed to be
restrained, till towards the latter end of this wonderful time, when
God's Holy Spirit was about to withdraw.

Many times persons under great awakenings were concerned, because they
thought they were not awakened, but miserable, hard-hearted, senseless,
sottish creatures still, and sleeping upon the brink of hell. The sense
of the need they have to be awakened, and of their comparative hardness,
grows upon them with their awakenings; so that they seem to themselves
to be very senseless, when indeed most sensible. There have been some
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