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  • The Holy Eucharist

    29 October 2020 ( #Sacramentology )

    The chalice of benediction, which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ ? And the bread, which we break, is it not the partaking of the body of the Lord ? 1 Corinthians 10, 16 The Holy Eucharist refers to Christ's body and blood present...

  • All Have Sinned

    26 October 2020 ( #Hamartiology )

    For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God. Romans 3, 23 In Catholic teaching, original sin is a sin contracted rather than a sin committed. To say that all people are "guilty of original sin" is inaccurate. This idea implies that everyone...

  • Baptized for the Dead

    23 October 2020 ( #Eschatology )

    When everything is subjected to him, then the Son himself will also be subjected to the one who subjected everything to him, so that God may be all in all. Otherwise, what will people accomplish by having themselves baptized for the dead? If the dead...

  • God Saw that It Was Good

    29 September 2020 ( #Hamartiology )

    And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, a sixth day. Genesis 1, 31 I believe it’s safe to assume that all Christians believe God is sovereign over all things, and that the fall...

  • Not By Faith Alone

    15 September 2020 ( #Soteriology )

    For what saith the Scripture that Abraham believed God and it was counted unto him as righteousness (dikaiosunen). Romans 4, 3 Therefore, we conclude that a man is justified (dikaiousthai) by faith without the deeds of the law. Romans 3, 23 Was not Abraham...

  • Baptism & Original Sin

    04 October 2020 ( #Sacramentology )

    Come now, let us settle the matter," says the LORD. "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool. Isaiah 1, 18 For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the...

  • You Are Sanctified, You Are Justified

    06 September 2020 ( #Soteriology )

    And such some of you were; but you are washed, but you are sanctified, but you are justified in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the Spirit of our God. 1 Corinthians 6, 1 Protestants of the classical reformed persuasion mistakenly think Catholics...

  • Infant Baptism

    27 September 2020 ( #Sacramentology )

    For the generations to come every male among you who is eight days old must be circumcised, including those born in your household or bought with money from a foreigner those who are not your offspring. Genesis 17, 12 Then Peter said to them, “Repent,...

  • You Have Been Saved

    04 September 2020 ( #Soteriology )

    Even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Jesus from the dead. It is only by God's grace that you have been saved. Ephesians 2, 5 The apostle Paul perceived salvation as embracing the threefold dimension of time: past,...

  • The Word of God

    07 September 2020 ( #Scripture & Tradition )

    And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers. 1 Thessalonians 2, 13 And you...

  • Baptism & Born Again

    11 October 2020 ( #Sacramentology )

    For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring . Isaiah 44, 3 [H] e saved us, not because of deeds done by us in righteousness, but in virtue of...

  • One Lord, One Faith, One, Baptism

    13 September 2020 ( #Ecclesiology )

    There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one hope of your calling, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is above all and through all and in all. Ephesians 4, 4-5 In Protestantism, any person who professes...

  • I Will Harden Pharaoh's Heart

    20 September 2020 ( #Dispensationalism )

    “And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and he will pursue them. But I will gain glory for myself through Pharaoh a and all his army, and the Egyptians will know that I am the Lord.” Exodus 14, 4 Double predestination is a theological doctrine held by traditional...

  • Put on the New Self

    10 September 2020 ( #Soteriology )

    Create a clean heart in me, O God: and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy face; and take not thy holy spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation, and strengthen me with a perfect spirit. Psalm 50, 12-14 You should...

  • The Early Church Is Catholic

    09 September 2020 ( #Home )

    You are kindly invited to explore and discover the sacred mysteries of the Catholic faith. “Philip the presbyter and legate of the Apostolic See said: There is no doubt, and in fact it has been known in all ages, that the holy and most blessed Peter,...