If you are like me, you want to learn as much as you can about the Catholic Faith. But sometimes there is a small issue of money. There are so many great resources, apostolates, and teachers out there that is hard to spread our hard-earned dollars around. However, there are many resources available to help... Continue Reading →
Jesus shows us what we must do with those we do not agree with. We must still them as people as they are created in the image of God.
Every Sunday in the creed we declare that Jesus is our Lord, but what does that mean? What implications does that have on our lives? In the Gospels Jesus tells us to love our neighbor (Mark 12:31), love God (Matthew 22:37), and show mercy (John 8:11). How do his words correlate to his deeds, and what does that mean for us as his followers? This post will take a deeper look at the scriptures referenced to illustrate how the words that Christ spoke correspond with his actions.
Jesus often spoke of what we now the call the perfect commandment. Jesus spoke about loving God with all our heart and loving our neighbor as yourself. The first verse mentioned above is Mark 12:31 which states, “The second is this ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these” (NRSV). To love your neighbor means so much…
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https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3932v-c4544b This week popular blogger Rene Albert joins me on the program. He blogs on Patheos and his blog is titled "Coffee & Crucifix". We discuss the errors of the prosperity gospel and the damage it does to the Gospel of Christ. To learn more follow Rene on Twitter @coffeencrucifix or find him on Facebook... Continue Reading →
In the grace of God, we discover our true freedom. When we have a new life in Christ the destructive power that evil had over us is no more. Source: Grace and Liberation
The persons of the Trinity are united in purpose, have functions, and the ultimate goal of our redemption. They are the same substance, and as such each is wholly and truly God. Source: The Trinity and Plurality
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-i43et-c36d8c This episode is one of two that will be posted this week. The Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith, and a Pew Research survey published a few months ago showed that a majority of Catholics saw it as symbolic. This episode examines the scriptural evidence for the Catholic belief. Please visit... Continue Reading →
I highly recommend reading the work 'The Development of Christian Doctrine'. Source: St. Cardinal Newman and the Development of Doctrine
According to Aquinas, grace transforms the mind and makes one alert to situations that will make us fall from grace. It helps us know what is good, and what we should and should not do. Source: Grace and the Faculty of the Mind