Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Decalogue Against Temptation

1. Do not forget that the devil exists.
2. Do not forget that the devil is a tempter.
3. Do not forget that the devil is very intelligent and astute.
4. Be vigilant concerning your eyes and heart. Be strong in spirit and virtue.
5. Believe firmly in the victory of Christ over the tempter.
6. Remember that Christ makes you a participant in His victory.
7. Listen carefully to the word of God.
8. Be humble and love mortification.
9. Pray without flagging.
10. Love the Lord your God and offer worship to Him only.
- Dionigi Card. Tettamanzi

I swiped this from my friend Vincenzo at Sancte Pater. I have never seen this list before and with regular use, will in invaluable to anyone seeking Christian perfection.

1 comment:

+JMJ+ said...

words we don't hear enough!