We are looking for those tidbits of precious good news to take our minds off of all the negativity. Voices of hope is what many are searching for. One way to do that is to look to the lives of the saints.
In sacred scripture we read that man was created he had a perfect relationship with God. Man is the pinnacle of creation, and God gave man everything. In return the Lord asked man not to each of one tree in the garden. Man did not listen, rebelled, and had to face the consequences of sin... Continue Reading →
The three theological virtues of faith, hope, and charity are given by God to those who are in a state of grace. Regarding the theological virtues St. Thomas Aquinas states, “the theological virtues direct man to supernatural happiness in the same way as by the natural inclination man is directed to his connatural end” (STII,... Continue Reading →
Jesus said to his disciples: "Amen, amen, I say to you, you will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your grief will become joy. When a woman is in labor, she is in anguish because her hour has arrived; but when she has given birth to a child, she no... Continue Reading →
INTRODUCTION The baptism debate is one that hotly contested within Christian circles. Is baptism something that is strictly reserved for believers, or is it an extension of the Old Covenant and should be practiced with infants? According to Foundations of Pentecostal Theology, “Jesus himself, set an example for His church by submitting to baptism by... Continue Reading →