Feast Of Tabernacles And The Gospel Of John

The Feast of Tabernacles plays an important role in John’s gospel.  It was an important Jewish festival that brought to mind the provision of God while the children of Israel were wondering in the wilderness for forty years en route to the promised land.  Feast Of Tabernacles It occurred after the Day of Atonement and... Continue Reading →

Eucharist: Have We Taken It For Granted?

Though we celebrate the liturgy of the Eucharist everyday at Mass, there is a tendency to get complacent.  Have we taken this great gift of Christ for granted?  This seems to be our human nature, because if we do something enough we tend to go through the motions.  Have We Taken The Eucharist For Granted?... Continue Reading →

Did Jesus Claim To Be God?

The title of this article is “Did Jesus Claim to be God?”  It is a question that is asked very often and it is important to have a proper defense (i.e. apologetic) to respond to this crucial question.  It is vital because if Jesus is not God in the flesh then you and I as... Continue Reading →

What Is The Incarnation?

In sacred scripture, we read that man was created he had a perfect relationship with God.  Man is the pinnacle of creation. 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 for... Continue Reading →

Why Are There 27 Books In The New Testament?

The letters of Paul were among the first to be recognized in 90 ad and were being assembled in small collections. The four Gospels were decided on around the year 200. There were various canons proposed, but the Pauline letters and the four gospels seemed to have staying power. Other books such as Revelation and... Continue Reading →

Brief Overview of James and Jude

The Epistle of James is a work that is written the diaspora and possibly Christians that are conservative in their appreciation for Judaism (Brown, 726).  James is best known for its description of faith in relation to works in chapter two.  James 2:17 states “So faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead.” ... Continue Reading →

Procession of Trinitarian Persons

The Trinity is a complex subject, and at times is very misunderstood. Some try to rationalize and fall into error by declaring a type Tritheism, or even Modalism. However, the persons of the Trinity are three persons of one essence. The Trinitarian Godhead is made up of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and all... Continue Reading →

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