As followers of Christ, we all long for the day when Jesus returns to this earth. And while we all wonder when that day could be, one thing is for sure – we’re closer than we were yesterday. Matthew 24:36 says, “But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.” It’s impossible … Continue reading 4 Signs for the Second Coming of Jesus
We do not have to teach toddlers to be selfish. Children naturally know how to express the desire that they want what they want and will do what it takes to get it. Instead, we must teach toddlers to be thankful. Saying “thanks” is a habit that must be taught until it is genuinely heartfelt. This is true in our connection to God as well. … Continue reading The Power of Being Thankful
Kingdom of God The kingdom of God is a wonderful place – everyone wants to be part of God’s kingdom! It is where Jesus is the King and Ruler of all. The Kingdom of God originates in heaven and extends to earth through people who are submitted to God’s rule in their daily life. People of every nation belong for a place where things are … Continue reading Seek First the Kingdom of God
Hell is not a place I like to dwell on. I really do not like the idea of it at all. The description in Matthew 13:50 provides us with a frightening image with its “Weeping and Gnashing of teeth”.The bible has many references to Hell, 167 to be exact, and I have four reasons why Hell is not the place to spend eternity. Here they … Continue reading 4 Reasons why Hell is not the place to spend eternity
Hebrews 4:12 says: “For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.” God’s Word is the most powerful thing in the universe, and the amazing part is that it’s meant specifically for us. The Bible is a treasure, given to us … Continue reading The Power and Promise of God’s Word
There are many that are not sure why Catholics revere Mary, the mother of Jesus with such high regard. Even many Catholics have voice concern about Marian devotion. This devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mother, Mary, may seem worriesome to the uninformed. But that is actually the only difference between a non-Catholic and a Catholic, misinformation. Some of the greatest teachings and devotions of the early Christians have largely … Continue reading Why Catholic Honor Mother Mary And Pray The Rosary?
Baptism is one of the Seven Sacraments instituted by God which cleanses us from Original sin, makes us Christians, children of the Most High God, and heirs of the kingdom of heaven. Baptism Verses “Amen, amen, I say to thee, unless a man be born again of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. (John 3:5)” According to Apostolic teaching, Baptism was … Continue reading What is Baptism?
The Holy Spirit is He that proceeds from the Father and the Son. Doctrinally speaking, the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Blessed Trinity, but be among the understanding concerning the Blessed Trinity. As St. Augustine once said, “I believe as to understand”, therefore we must in all things pray for the gift of faith but especially in understanding the Triune God-Head referred to as … Continue reading Who Is The Holy Spirit
A pastor drove to church one day. Upon her arrival,a marshall asked her to park her car in anotherPastor’s allocated parking space.She was about to reverse into this parking spacewhen she suddenly thought to herself,let me ask the Holy Spirit about parking in this space. She asked and the Holy Spirit told her not to parkinto that space but to park elsewhere. She told the marshall … Continue reading How To Be Led By the Holy Spirit
Prayer: as believers, we all know that we should do it. We are reminded time and time again – by our Priests, our spiritual mentors, and even our friends in the faith – of just how crucially important prayer is to our relationship with God. We know that as we follow Christ, we are meant to be persistent in prayer. And so, the need for prayer is … Continue reading How should we Pray