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Frequent Confession: Its Place in the Spiritual Life & How to Resist Temptation (2 Book Set)

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  • Learn time-tested methods for resisting temptations and avoiding sin
  • Frequent Confession: Its Place in the Spiritual Life
  • How to Resist Temptation

This two-book set provides instruction and support in the seemingly never-ending battle against sin and temptation. Learn to properly utilize the powerful sacrament of Confession, and learn simple ways to resist temptation. Fantastic gift for anyone striving to enhance their spiritual life.

Frequent Confession: Its Place in the Spiritual Life

This is the book you need to discover the significant advantages of frequent Confession and the keys to making each Confession more fruitful. Spiritual master Fr. Benedict Baur quells criticisms of frequent Confession and shares why it is more efficacious for vanquishing sin and repairing the damage due to sin.

In this exceptional book, Fr. Baur shows you how to develop a well-formed conscience, properly confess your sins, and develop a firm, practical purpose of amendment. He also shares how to make a meticulous examination of conscience and daily examen, and offers methods for compiling a detailed inventory of your sins. Moreover, Father provides a reflection on the most common sins of omission that lead many to fall into dangerous self-righteous dispositions.

Most importantly of all, Fr. Baur reveals what is really meant by “Christian perfection” and how to attain it in this life. He describes concrete ways to grow in knowledge of self, acquire the strength to uproot sins, and conquer self-love. You'll deepen your spiritual life measurably as you learn how to:

Focus on the root causes of sin and surmount sins that you habitually commitOvercome thoughts and impulses that are occasions of sinDetect when you are becoming lukewarm and promptly revive your love for GodGrow in reverential love for God and conform your life to His willAtone for the temporal punishment due to sin — now, before Purgatory

With clarity and wisdom, Fr. Baur explains why your conscience is holy and must therefore be obeyed. He conveys how frequent Confession increases sanctifying grace in your soul, gives glory to God, and brings healing, joy, and fulfillment.

An invaluable resource, this book will enrich your sacramental life and inspire you to greater charity for your neighbor. It will also move you to more frequent and fervent reception of Holy Communion.

How to Resist Temptation

You’ve no doubt taken steps to ensure your safety — and your family’s — from various kinds of worldly calamities. But if you haven’t made sure you’re properly on guard against temptations, you’re setting yourself up for a spiritual disaster of immense proportions. No matter how devoted to Christ you are, temptations are going to come to you.

That’s why How to Resist Temptation is essential reading for every serious Catholic. The author, Fr. Francis J. Remler, C.M., helps you prepare yourself so that, when temptations begin to assail your soul, you’ll be ready. Learn from Father’s experience: Fr. Remler gives you the benefit of his expertise as a confessor and shepherd of souls, as he shows you how to identify and guard against common misunderstandings of what temptation really is and what it is not — misunderstandings that can paralyze your spiritual growth.

He details ways you can recognize the elements of temptation — and be on guard against often-unrecognized causes of individual temptations. He reveals how you can keep the memories of your past sins from troubling and tempting you now, and clarifies why God allows temptation to exist in the first place. He even explores the role of the demonic in day-to-day temptations — with firm faith in God’s power.

A marvelously encouraging and optimistic book, How to Resist Temptation even contains useful directions on how you can — believe it or not — actually benefit from temptation, and how you can learn from others’ examples as you fight against temptation. So the next time the siren song of temptation starts to sound in your ears, don’t try to tough out the struggle alone — call on God’s ever-plentiful grace, and go to battle against sin armed with the wisdom of How to Resist Temptation!

Dimensions & Specifications

Frequent Confession: Its Place in the Spiritual Life

  • Author: Fr. Benedict Baur, O.S.B.
  • Pages: 256
  • Format: Paperback

How to Resist Temptation

  • Author: Fr. Francis J. Remler
  • Pages: 160
  • Format: Softcover
SKU:
9994023

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