The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Day 284: Near Occasion of Sin (2023)

October 11th, 2023  •  26 mins 36 secs  •  Download (24.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Fr. Mike points out how advice from books like Proverbs and Sirach may not apply perfectly to every situation, but are meant to help guide us towards wisdom. He also highlights a piece from Sirach that encourages us to avoid "deserted places"—calling us not only to stay away from sin, but to stay away from what leads us to sin. The readings are 1 Maccabees 3, Sirach 7-9, and Proverbs 22:5-8.