Archiwa tagu: How we may know whether we are acting with Distrust of self and Trust in God

[PDF] Rev. Scupoli – Spiritual Combat [London 1882]

[PDF] Rev. Scupoli – Spiritual Combat [London 1882]

There are four principal and most dangerous assaults, which our enemies are wont to make against us at the time of death.
They are: 1. temptation of faith, 2. despair, 3.vain glory and 4. various illusions and transformations of devils into angels of light.
As to the first assault: if the enemy begin to tempt you with his false arguments, retire at once from the understanding to the will, saying :
Get thee behind me, Satan, father of lies, for I will not even hear thee; enough for me to believe what the Holy Catholic Church believes.

Czytaj dalej [PDF] Rev. Scupoli – Spiritual Combat [London 1882]