Guard Against False Gods!

"We know that we are of God, and the whole world is in the power of the evil one. And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, to know him who is true; and we are in him …More
"We know that we are of God, and the whole world is in the power of the evil one. And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, to know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life. Little children, keep yourselves from idols." – 1 John 5:19-21, which is part of today's first reading for the 11th of January. Painting from the church of San Francesco a Ripa in Rome, showing the Franciscan friar St John Capistrano preaching against the vanities of his age.
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