Agnus Dei frightens the devil

Agnus Dei Lamb of God

Agnus Dei Lamb of God

The early Christians knew the power of prayer, and repeating powerful words of truth that Jesus gave to the Church.

We are all familiar with the Lord’s prayer, but not many Christians today are familiar with the sacred words and phrases that the early Church used to ward off evil.

Agnus Dei is such a phrase that the early Christians used.

The roman catholic church used to use this phrase, but abandoned it for no good reason.

When we see a picture of a lamb holding a cross, it means Agnus Dei, translated from Latin into English it means Lamb of God.

These words are a powerful weapon in the Christians arsenal. When trouble comes, cry out, “ Agnus Dei”, which means Lamb of God, and the devil will flee, Jesus prevails always.

Prayer of One Who Wears an Agnus Dei

O my Lord Jesus Christ,
the true Lamb who takes away the sins of the world;
by Thy mercy which is infinite, pardon my inquities,
and by Thy Sacred Passion, preserve me this day
from all sin and evil.

I carry about me this holy Agnus Dei in Thy honour,
as a preservative against my own weakness,
and as an incentive to the practice of that meekness, humility, and innocence
which Thou hast taught us.

I offer myself up to Thee as an entire oblation,
and in memory of that Sacrifice of Love
which Thou didst offer for me on the Cross,
and in satisfaction for my sins.
Accept this oblation, I beseech Thee, O my God,
and may it be acceptable to Thee
in the odour of sweetness. Amen.

AGNUS DEI – The Forgotten Sacred Words and Phrases of the early Church.

 

SUSSEX WEST 338

 

Holy Water and St. Teresa of Avila

 

St. Catherine

St. Catherine of Sienna a devil disperserShe performed miracles of healing, she expelled demons, she could smell mortal sin in people.
As a child, she would pray “Praise Jesus” on each step as she went up the stairs, and then she would see a vision of Christ in glory.
She travelled through Italy winning hardened souls for Jesus .
In the spirit she saw the whole city full of demons
Catherine’s spiritual fame continued to spread throughout Italy. Wherever she went, she seemed to draw multitudes back to God.
It is said that whole areas would experience a religious revival wherever Catherine preached.
Her sole concern was for the salvation of souls and for this she worked tirelessly.
St. Catherine of Siena deliberately told popes, queens and kings how to behave.

Water

 

Holy Water and St. Teresa of Avila

On entering an Anglican Church in Hampshire recently, I saw a place by the door where Christians would pray and cross themselves with Holy Water, for protection against evil. I thought to myself, Yes, the Anglican and Catholic Churches knew the power in this simple , yet powerful practice, which frightens the devil and his demons.Christians in the early Church were told about this power to rid evil from their houses and Churches.In these early days some believed that this secret of using Holy Water which was blessed during Communion by Christians , was suppressed by the established Church of that day, So that the Pastors and Priests could yield power over their congregations if the people were ignorant to the fact that all Christians were able to bless the Water themselves without a Priest or Pastor.

Now this knowledge is known by many Christians and they are beginning to use Holy water which they themselves are praying over when they partake of the bread and the wine in their own homes with their own families, not relying on a Pastor or a Priest, for they know the scripture in the Bible that tells them that they are a royal priesthood a Holy nation.

When dangers threaten. The devil hates holy water because of its power over him. He cannot long abide in a place or near a person that is often sprinkled with this blessed water.

St. Teresa of Avila wrote: “From long experience I have learned that there is nothing like holy water to put devils to flight and prevent them from coming back again.

They also flee from the cross, but return; so holy water must have great value. For my own part, whenever I take it, my soul feels a particular and most notable consolation.

In fact, it is quite usual for me to be conscious of a refreshment which I cannot possibly describe, resembling an inward joy which comforts my whole soul.

This is not fancy, or something which has happened to me only once it has happened again and again and I have observed it attentively. It is let us say, as if someone very hot and thirsty were to drink from a jug of cold water: he would feel the refreshment throughout his body.

I often reflect on the great importance of everything ordained by the Church and it makes me very happy to find that those words of the Church are so powerful that they impart their power to the water and make it so very different from water which has not been blessed.”

“One night, too, about this time, I thought the devils were stifling me; and when the nuns had sprinkled a great deal of holy water about I saw a huge crowd of them running away as quickly as though they were about to fling themselves down a steep place.”

“I will only describe something that happened to me one night of All Souls. I was in an oratory: I had said one nocturn and was repeating some very devotional prayers which follow it — they are extremely devotional:


we have them in our office-book — when actually the devil himself alighted on the book, to prevent me from finishing the prayer. I made the sign of the Cross and he went away.I then began again and he came back. I think I began that prayer three times and not until I had sprinkled some holy water on him could I finish it.Keep your soul beautifully pure in God’s sight by making the Sign of the Cross carefully while saying, “By this holy water and by Thy Precious Blood wash away all my sins, O Lord.”

 

 

 

 

Published on April 19, 2009 at 7:43 am  Comments (3)  

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  1. February 23, 2010
    Hey wait a minute.
    I am a devout Catholic and we still and never have stopped using “Agnus Dei”. We say it at EVERY MASS. Thousands upon thousands everyday. You guys should check your info. Actually the evil one wants you to be confused. We are NOT the bad guys….maybe you should really check us out. We have been around for 2 thouand years.
    We say Agnus Dei or “Lamb of God” who takes away the sin of the world-have mercy on us.
    As a matter of fact you referrence sooooo muchin this web-site that is CAtholic. Hey let’s be frends and tell the truth. You’d be suprised. We need each other.
    I am a Third order Franciscan or Secular Franciscan that is we are in the world……Spirits in the material world do His will and loving the people HE gives us to love…….just a bunch of us trying reallllllly hard to do that.
    I am researching how to reverse a curse that we think is upon our family…thanks for the ubove info anyway.
    Be Blessed
    Linda Reilly

    • Dear Linda, I am so glad to hear that you Catholic Christians still use Agnus Dei as a powerful name of Christ Jesus to dispel evil where ever it may be found. Not all Christians today have heard of Christ being referred to as Agnus Dei, we are trying to make this knowledge known. And by the way we are friends with anyone who loves Jesus Christ and seek to serve Him from their heart.

      A good way to reverse curses is to use God’s Word where He says I will bless those who bless you,
      and whoever curses you I will curse;
      and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”

      Example —–Reverse any Curses.

      (IF ANYONE TRIES TO BRING ANY CURSE UPON BILLY AND HIS FAMILY THEY WILL BRING THESE BIBLE READINGS UPON THEMSELVES – Genesis 12:3 – Numbers 24:9. LET IT BE KNOWN).

      Genesis 12:3
      I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”

      -Genesis 27:29
      May nations serve you and peoples bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow down to you. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed.”

      -Numbers 24:9
      Like a lion they crouch and lie down, like a lioness—who dares to rouse them? “May those who bless you be blessed and those who curse you be cursed!”

  2. Do not forget Anjelus,the great Anjelus as fortold by the blessed mary,Later to be known as Angelo who was visited by JESUS ,aNGELO WHO IS NOW the Angel of high order glory be to Christ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelus_of_Jerusalem


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