Topic: grace

An effort is under way to polish the image of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger. Don’t fall for it. Given all the grisly and disturbing news we’ve been getting about Planned Parenthood— ... discuss

By Eric Metaxas An effort is under way to polish the image of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger. Don’t fall for it. Given all the grisly and disturbing news we’ve been getting about Pla ... discuss

Tenth Sunday after PentecostAugust 2nd, 2015John 6:22-35“Work that Is Not Work for Bread that Is Not Bread.”Maybe somewhere in your life you've seen someone who has fallen on hard times, maybe at ... discuss

Last night, I had the privilege to finish a nearly four year journey through Exodus with our church family.  Although it was lengthy, it was exciting to see the details unfold and God’s plan o ... discuss

Christina participating in swimming at our local pool. The closing ceremonies of the Special Olympics in Los Angeles was marked by joyful celebration. There is certainly a lot to celebrate since ... discuss

Christians of all races must be concerned with life “from the womb to the tomb” (and beyond!). This is why Christians of any race cannot support Planned Parenthood as long as it conducts abortions ... discuss

Trials remind us of what is already true: we are desperately dependent on God. We cannot function apart from God. We cannot make it to heaven apart from the sustaining grace of the God who raises dead ... discuss

So many people are lonely and seek to fill that loneliness in ways that could never fill their need. They think the cure to their loneliness is found in change or things or shallow relationships. Or m ... discuss

Christ has overcome the power of Hell and unleashed the power of grace, but as we endure these final days before Jesus’ Return, Satan is violent and venomous in his final throws. He seeks to extermi ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 2, 2015 / 09:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Delivering his weekly Angelus address in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, Pope Francis said that while everyone feels shame before going to Co ... discuss

To be human is to feel guilt. At least, to be a sinful human is to feel guilt. And most often we feel guilt precisely because we are actually guilty—guilty of offenses against man and Go ... discuss

Died 834. Saint Etheldritha was daughter of King Offa of the Mercians and his queen, Quindreda. She was betrothed to King Ethelbert of the East Angles, who was killed by her father's treachery.Because ... discuss

A year ago, I was standing on the outskirts of an empty football field. The morning was cool — I breathed in, letting the air dry my tears. Putting in my earbuds, I started following the outline of ... discuss

I'm feeling a bit of déjà vu, as I am preparing for something similar to what I was preparing for 4 years ago around this very time of year. Let me back up...I am currently a Liberty University stud ... discuss

Santa Fe, NM, Aug 1, 2015 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Billy the Kid, a notorious bank and stage-coach robber of the Wild West, met his match in the most unlikely of people when he met Sister Blandina ... discuss

“Is bi-partisanship really a gospel imperative when practically every oped writer for the Times and the Post promotes crossing the aisle in Congress? Do we need to gussy up bi-partisanship with ... discuss

“Hasty, who has said he was neutral on the issue, resigned as senior pastor of First Presbyterian in May. At the time, he wrote an email to members of First Presbyterian saying: “My heart, lik ... discuss

Or St. Peter's Chains We read the story of Peter's deliverance in Acts 12:1-17. King Herod Agrippa I (grandson of Herod the Great, who tried to kill the infant Jesus (St. Matthew 2), nephew of Herod A ... discuss

So, as is my usual practice, I went to Mass this morning. It has been a rough couple of weeks as we have watched 4 videos expose Planned Parenthood talking about, and selling baby parts. To be honest, ... discuss

In case the first videos were not enough, Planned Parenthood does it again!  A new undercover video has been released depicting a Planned Parenthood VP of the Rock Mountains, Dr. Savita Ginde, nego ... discuss

July 31 is the memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola, priest, and founder of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits).St. Ignatius of Loyola (Iñigo) was born in 1491 in the Basque Country of northern Spain to ... discuss

But returning to the thought experiment, my question is not really about the specific individual here except to the extent that based on his history we know that he has been confirmed in a predecessor ... discuss

We, too, live in a time when certain churches and certain movements are strongly emphasizing being Gospel-centered and emphasizing that pastors need to clearly preach the Gospel every Sunday. Now, I a ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco (Editor’s Note: In this final article of a series answering common objections to the Catholic faith, the author shares the ways the Church has been a gift to her life) 9. Latin ... discuss

The Gospels tell us that after the death of Jesus, Joseph of Arimathea, a wealthy member of the Council, asked Pilate for the body of Jesus, and buried it with honor in the tomb he had intended for hi ... discuss

Society has a funny way of deciding when to express outrage. Millions of innocent humans (aka pregnancy tissue) are slaughtered and their fully intact body parts are sold. Crickets. A single lion, whi ... discuss

By Ryan Bomberger Society has a funny way of deciding when to express outrage. Millions of innocent humans (aka pregnancy tissue) are slaughtered and their fully intact body parts are sold. Crickets ... discuss

I grew up in a home where the Internet was not present until I was in college.  Even then, I accessed it on occasion and through the infamous dial-up speed from a rather large desktop Hewlett Packar ... discuss

The root of the tragedy of the SCOTUS decision is that sexual orientation as a category of personhood is both too much and too little all at once, too weighty for the soul to bear and not capacious en ... discuss

I have more thoughts from our morning sessions at the Pappas Patristic Institute that I wanted to write down concerning the Fathers' hermeneutics or interpretation of Scripture. One of the key passage ... discuss

“But as gay rights have gained wider acceptance over the past few years, many evangelical colleges have found themselves facing a predicament. Policies forbidding gay relationships have brought ... discuss

“We should ask God to deliver us from Satan’s attacks of unbelief and discouragement. We should learn to resist them in the power of Christ (see James 4:7). Trusting God for the grace to endur ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jul 29, 2015 / 03:01 am (CNA).- Yes to contraception, homosexual acts, and Communion for the divorced and remarried – all considering the circumstances. No to understanding any acts ... discuss

(24 August 1759 – 29 July 1833) was a British politician, philanthropist and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. A native of Hull, Yorkshire, he began his political career in 1780 a ... discuss

Martha is the sister of Mary and of Lazarus, and the hostess of Our Lord when he visited their home in Bethany. Martha was also a witness to the raising of her brother Lazarus from the dead. She had f ... discuss

The managing editor of TheAtlantic.com, Emma Green, has published an important article, “Gay Rights May Come at the Cost of Religious Freedom.” This is what concerned observers have been s ... discuss

This January, Christians from all around the United States (and beyond) will gather for the G3 Conference, a theology conference focused on a specific theological issue each year.  This upcoming y ... discuss

Johann Sebastian Bach, widely regarded as the greatest of all composers of music for Christian worship, was born in 1685 in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, into a family of distinguished musicians. In 1 ... discuss

 Parents share on Facebook why they refused abortion and chose life for their childrenPopular photoblog Humans of New York recently shared two true stories about people who chose life ... discuss

This past week my family and I had the privilege to spend a week on the beach in North Carolina – a special place we’ve been visiting for many years.  As you know, when you sit on the be ... discuss

You can tell a lot about a person by learning what brings him pleasure. Pleasure is good. God has wired us to pursue pleasure. The question is: Will we seek the truest and highest pleasures, o ... discuss

“We begin the service with the Call to Worship—God calling His people out of the world into His presence. There is an intentional covenantal element to this act of being called forth and set a ... discuss

Has the patristic era lost its relevance for modern hermeneutics (i.e., interpretation) or exegesis? Not only do they have much to teach our age, but I hold that they are indispensable guides to the d ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by Nicholas McDonald. I’ve been in youth ministry for nearly 7 years, and I’ve ministered to droves of parents and students. I could tell you all ki ... discuss

Yesterday, I had the privilege of continuing our series in Mark’s gospel.  I preached from Mark 7:1-23.  The overarching point of this passage is focused on the danger of shallow legalistic r ... discuss

Multitudes in our country are getting what they want. They are celebrating sin. But in getting what they want, in his wrath, God is giving them over to their sin. Yet God still desires to rescue them ... discuss

Instead of meeting with God, she played the cynic. Instead of hearing the voice of God, she heard the frail words of the preacher. Instead of a mind stirred by truth, it was stymied in criticism. Inst ... discuss

(1838–1909) was an American Anglican priest and authorHuntington was born in Lowell, Mass. He graduated at Harvard in 1859 and in 1859–1860 was an instructor in chemistry there. Entering the Episc ... discuss

Obama  To Investigate Group That Busted Planned Parenthood: by-grace-of-god: Yep, Obama administration finally announcing they will address the scandal of the PP videos, but wait…INSTEAD OF INVEST ... discuss

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In August 2014, Elizabeth Diamond was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer. Diamond lived with her four daughters in New York but passed away this past April. However, her girls won’t be left with ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski In August 2014, Elizabeth Diamond was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer. Diamond lived with her four daughters in New York but passed away this past April. However, her girls ... discuss

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Vatican City, Jul 26, 2015 / 10:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Jesus Christ’s miraculous multiplication of the loaves shows that he offers “fullness of life for hungry man,” Pope Francis sa ... discuss

We should never trivialize our response to sin in repentance. Expressing passing regret is not repentance. We must learn to see the filth of our sin, to hate it with all our hearts, to flee to Christ ... discuss

It’s the weekend at last! I have spent this week with my family at Muskoka Bible Centre, hanging around during the day and preaching every evening. This is a great place to enjoy some su ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | President Obama Won’t Take ‘No’ for an Answer, Circumvents the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision by Kathy Schiffer of Seasons of Grace - Big Pulpit ... discuss

25 July, New Testament James, son of Zebedee, and his brother John were among Our Lord's twelve disciples. Together with Peter, these two were privileged to behold the Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1; ... discuss

“Marriage takes grace. On our own we are selfish sinners. It is only as we are strengthened by God’s Word through His Spirit that we can endure in love. We do not have the power to keep loving ... discuss

“If you follow these steps, I promise you will get closer to learning the rest of the story. What will it tell you? It will tell you of a God who is powerful in creation and wise in all of His p ... discuss

“In my early years of marriage when Matt was in seminary and our leisure time was devoted to reading, I devoured A Chance to Die, the story of Elisabeth’s own hero Amy Carmichael. Besides bein ... discuss

Provisions, not just supplies. Jesus said, “Have the people recline.” Now there was a great deal of grass in that place. So the men reclined, about five thousand in number. Then Jesus took the lo ... discuss

by Tom Fitton: Barack Obama’s taxpayer-funded trips are costing taxpayers a pretty penny. Other presidents have certainly pushed the line on this. However, here, one has to ask if the Obamas are rea ... discuss

Contact: All For 1 Group, 226-271-1821 LONDON, ONTARIO, Canada, July 22, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Unknown to the masses, he just may be a best kept secret. Paul hit the stage for a few years, op ... discuss

“I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am.” English s ... discuss

Its death was announce in the late 2000s by many. Url Scaramanga wrote an R.I.P. on the Emerging Church in 2008, Anthony Bradley wrote a “Farewell to the Emerging Church”  in 2010, Susan Gosse ... discuss

God’s love for us doesn’t mean that he will always give us what we want when we ask for it. He might respond in complete silence. He might not bring healing, provide us the job we want, or make ... discuss

Our nation and its well-being are important, yet someday our nation won’t exist. Someday there will be no more United States of America. No more laws, courts or judges. On that day the only thing th ... discuss

Some say that a pessimist sees a glass as half-empty and an optimist sees the glass as half-full. I believe Christians are called to see it full. Full of God’s grace and providential care. Full ... discuss

One of the things I have felt most deeply over the past several years is regret. It has weighed down on my entire being like a ton of bricks. Did I ruin God's plan for my life?Through the years, when ... discuss

Why the Catholic Behind the Planned Parenthood Videos Went Undercover: by-grace-of-god:Read behind the scenes of the Planned Parenthood videos…With the façade of a fictitious biotechnology company, ... discuss

Growing in grace involves taking in good spiritual food.  I was recently talking with a new convert about his study habits and he was describing how he had ran across some strange websites in his at ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 23, 2015 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At a meeting with U.S. mayors at the Vatican this week, Pope Francis hinted at themes he could discuss with the United Nations during his Septem ... discuss

There is a whole lot of death being spoken every day. Curses. Angry explosions. Criticism. Derogatory comments. Backbiting, gossip, slander, hatred, and a thousand other variations on death. We all li ... discuss

According to Peter, this time in between the inauguration and the consummation is a time that is marked by God’s grace so that all may be brought in to the kingdom before the second coming of Ch ... discuss

By Thomas Centrella The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing so-called “same-sex marriage” has raised many questions. The institution of marriage has been around since the beginning of ti ... discuss

Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 22, 2015 / 04:27 pm (CNA).- A sharp eye would have noticed that L.A.’s three auxiliary bishops-elect were wearing identical pectoral crosses. The pectoral crosses are i ... discuss

Contact: All For 1 Group, 226-271-1821 LONDON, ONTARIO, Canada, July 22, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Unknown to the masses, he just may be a best kept secret. Paul hit the stage for a few years, op ... discuss

From the desk of Archbishop Tobin:Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (Ph. 1, 2).I am happy to announce to you a change in policy regarding fees associated with t ... discuss

We downplay the value of this amazing gift, and our need for it, when we call all of our less formal programs and services ministries. Christ, the head, ministers to every member through Word and sacr ... discuss

is mentioned in the Gospels as being among the women of Galilee who followed Jesus and His disciples, and who was present at His Crucifixion and Burial, and who went to the tomb on Easter Sunday to an ... discuss

Sometimes I can go weeks between publishing blog posts, which is more time between posts than I'd like. In the past several weeks, I believe God had a lesson to teach me in this "silence" when I felt ... discuss

From AbortionFacts.com f what you see on this site is the direct result of the tireless pro-life efforts of Michael Spielman from Abort73.com and Randy Alcorn from Eternal Perspective Ministries. ... discuss

When this post publishes, I will be on the beach with my family for our annual week long beach party vacation.  We enjoy many things while on vacation such as food, swimming, waves, sand castle buil ... discuss

“The idea of ‘fencing the Table’ comes from the Old Testament concept of keeping the holy things of worship (i.e. the Ark of the Covenant, Priesthood, sacrifices, etc.) holy. If some ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski In June 2014, Hannah Moore went into labor at 26-weeks and delivered twin girls, Lily and Grace Johnstone, via emergency caesarean section. The girls only weighted two pounds when ... discuss

by-grace-of-god: Is the unborn a member of the human family? ... discuss

In June 2014, Hannah Moore went into labor at 26-weeks and delivered twin girls, Lily and Grace Johnstone, via emergency caesarean section. The girls only weighted two pounds when they were born and s ... discuss

A Brief Latin Glossaryfor the Lutheran Armchair Theologian:Lex semper accusatLex orandi, lex credendiSimul justus et peccatorEx nihiloSola scripturaSola gratiaSola fideFides qua, fides quaeEx opere op ... discuss

Schneider was born in Pferdsfeld, Germany in 1897, the second of three sons born to Gustav-Adolf Schneider and Elisabeth Schnorr. He had a strong love for his mother and a great respect for his father ... discuss

During my doctor's visit on Saturday, the Lord gave me the topic for this article and told me what the title should be.  When I got home, I started writing it.  However, there was one Script ... discuss

Here are a few Kindle deals: The brand new John Newton on the Christian Life by Tony Reinke is $5.99, as is Jonathan Aitken’s excellent biography aptly titled John Newton: From Disgrace ... discuss

The five persons apprehended were collectively charged with meeting to read and study an English Bible together, in direct violation of recent Scottish laws prohibiting the possession and/or reading o ... discuss

I just haven't had time lately.I'm not complaining. Life is good and busy, and the busy-ness is all of the good variety. I just feel as if I haven't had time lately to sit down with my friends (you!) ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 19, 2015 / 09:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis entrusted his recent tri-nation voyage to South America to Our Lady of Guadalupe – praising the deeply-rooted Christianity in ... discuss

was born at Caesarea, Cappadocia. Her parents were Basil the Elder and Emmelia, and her grandmother was Macrina the Elder. Among her nine siblings were two of the three Cappadocian Fathers, Basil the ... discuss

Just as the pastor goes through sermon preparation for the effective ministry of the Word, so must the people—and in much the same way. While the pastor spends time in diligent study of the Word, he ... discuss

Do you believe that the moral distinction between lust and love matters for LGBT people’s romantic relationships? Not anymore than the distinction holds in matters of fornication and adultery, ... discuss

I also agree that a church’s doors ought to be wide open to sinners. If we close our doors to sinners then we all better stay home. I happily serve as pastor of a church that includes among its memb ... discuss

“The leading of the Spirit, he says, is regular, that is, according to the regulum: the rule of Scripture. The Spirit does not work in us to give us a new rule of life, but to help us understand ... discuss

“Expository preaching magnifies the absolute sovereignty of God since the preacher has no inherent power to convert or sanctify the hearers but it is God, and God alone, by His marvelous grace, ... discuss

St. Ann, my name saint, is also my patroness for the year 2015.  July 26th is her feast day, so today is the day to begin her novena.  Here is the novena prayer I am saying.Novena Prayer to ... discuss

“If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.” – C.S. Lewis “You have made us for yo ... discuss

Unless you live in North Korea, you probably knew that Amazon, (the giant on-line retailer) celebrated their 20th anniversary by throwing themselves a party with, what they proclaimed would be “ ... discuss

by-grace-of-god:And Then There Were None Helping abortion workers leave the industry. ... discuss

by-grace-of-god:Dear Dr. Nucatola,I watched the video put out with your face on it. I heard you talking about harvesting fetal body parts. I saw you sip your wine while talking about how to remove an ... discuss

The son of Baptist peasant farmers, Ivan “Vanya” Moiseyev entered the army at eighteen to perform two years of required military training and service. Because he spoke openly of God, which was for ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review The events of the past few days have been hard not just for conservatives but everyone with a sense of decency.. We have seen the repulsive v ... discuss

If you haven’t heard of Rosaria Butterfield, you need to meet her.  Learn about how a tenured professor at Syracuse University, an active LGBT political advocate, and an open homosexual came ... discuss

What does that mean? As the catechism says, a person who being made alive is increasingly taking delight in living according to God’s moral will revealed in his holy law (more about that last aspect ... discuss

God has given us a wonderful means of grace in catechizing our children. Yes, we need discipline and diligence to do it, but when we persevere, the rewards are sweet. Do not grow weary if you fail to ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco One of the truest objections to the Christian Faith is that so many Christians behave badly; either through monstrous hypocrisy, as in the cases of criminal offenders like 2006 me ... discuss

O.P. (August 24, 1484 – July 17, 1566), was a 16th century Spanish Dominican priest, missionary to Native Americans and the first resident Bishop of Chiapas.Las Casas became well-known for his advoc ... discuss

Saint Anne’s feast day is on July 26th, so the St. Anne Novena is traditionally started on July 17th; however, you can pray it anytime. St. Anne (Hebrew, Hannah, grace; also spelled Ann, Anne, Anna) ... discuss

16 July, Old Testament Ruth, the subject of the book bearing her name, is an inspiring example of God's grace. Although she was a Gentile, God made her the great-grandmother of King David (Ruth 4:17) ... discuss

On Wednesday, ESPY Awards honored the late Lauren Hill for the ‘Best Moment’ at their 23rd annual ceremony. As LifeNews previously reported, Lauren had a very deadly form of brain cancer known as ... discuss

by-grace-of-god:Rep. Martha Roby makes a moving speech on the House floor today in light of the egregious Planned Parenthood scandal“This is one of those moments as a nation that we have to ask ours ... discuss

There is a group of individuals who call themselves "Old Catholics."  This group broke off of the Catholic Church before Vatican I and have mixed in protestant thought within what looks like a Tr ... discuss

With the recent Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage, many churches are seeking to respond in ways that clarify where they stand on the subject, and this often involves the drafting of ... discuss

Conversion, true conversion, is a crazy thing. It can be dreaded, exhilarating, terrifying, fun, painful, joyful, and sad; I can go on and on. Once you have been touched and personally experienced Chr ... discuss

Achish describes David as bringing him a message from God.  Whether successful or not, … here we have a brief foreshadow of the gospel going to all nations.  After all, it is in the Old Testament ... discuss

The best news in the world is that God has done for you what you could never do on your own. The cross of Christ shows us that there is a real God who knows the real you and really loves you with a re ... discuss

Some are now comparing the Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage with the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision on abortion. There is an important lesson for us to learn from the pro-life movement. Today, ... discuss

Wednesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings) By Benedict Augustine“There an angel of the LORD appeared to him in fireflaming out of a bush.As he looked on, he w ... discuss

You already know that Planned Parenthood is a bloody organization, but this undercover video will give you a peek behind the depraved curtain of their “murder for money” agenda. Russel ... discuss

BASTAD, Sweden (AP) — Third-seeded Barbora Strycova beat Grace Min of the United States 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Swedish Open. ... discuss

So, social media is breaking the story of the confirmation of Planned Parenthood selling the body parts of aborted babies. Here is the video, although I warn you it is very disturbing. You may not wan ... discuss

Steven Tyler singing \"Amazing Grace\".  I cannot help but think of his aborted baby and the fact that he, as I did, saw him after the abortion. It is a picture that never leaves your head. If h ... discuss

We’re presently living an an age of church decline across America.  Every year we see the statistics plastered before our eyes in printed reports regarding the decline of the church and the ri ... discuss

Zondervan is having a “Dive Into the Bible eBook Sale” that includes some useful titles. Grasping God’s Word by J. Scott Duvall & J. Daniel Hays is $9.99, down from the usu ... discuss

It’s been almost a month since the Charleston shootings, almost a month since that night of June 17 when nine lives were claimed at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. It’s been a ... discuss

Regardless of what you think of them as a band, you can’t deny the Grateful Dead‘s indelible mark on popular culture, especially in light of the band’s 50th anniversary/farewell R ... discuss

“Whether they hear or not...”Pentecost 6July 5th, 2015Mark 6:1-13Home field advantage – its something sought after by sports teams. One author's research suggested that over ten years, the home ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “To the Father and to his mercy you can with sur ... discuss

Yesterday, we continued our series through the Gospel of Mark.  I preached from Mark 6:30-44 which is the record of Jesus feeding the multitude of 5,000 men plus the women and children.  The only m ... discuss

  Ok, I'll  admit it…this time it took me a while, a long while to pin point what the heck was going on for me. The unrest of abortion connectors, and realization that they will alwa ... discuss

“The third use of the Law (being also the principal use, and more closely connected with its proper end) has respect to believers in whose hearts the Spirit of God already flourishes and reigns. For ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux “A day that will live in infamy” was how President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. To this day, people commemorate that devastati ... discuss

Pro-Life Tumblrs Master List1sistersr4ever - Quotes for the Soulabolishabortion - AbolishAbortion.comabolishhumanabortionaha - Abolish Human Abortionabortion-pushback - Pushing Back Against Abortionab ... discuss

Several years ago as he suffered with terminal cancer, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago made this, now famous, statement:I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor wil ... discuss

Peace is here and you can have a piece. The body and blood are precious spiritual morsels for the vitality and sustenance of the tried and weary disciple throughout the centuries. Laying down our burd ... discuss

The Turmoil, a novel Amazon Reader Review: I read this because I’ve been on a serious Booth Tarkington/Sinclair Lewis kick. However, I read “The Magnificent Ambersons” first and it i ... discuss

12 July AD 1998 Bo Harald Giertz was born 31 August 1905 in Räpplinge, Borgholm, Öland (Kalmar), Sweden. He came from a prominent family and his father was a noted surgeon and head of one of Sweden ... discuss

Pastors all along the theological spectrum fall to sexual sin. Liberals and conservatives, Baptists and Presbyterians, Charismatics and Catholics have tarnished the name of Christ by their sexual sin. ... discuss

As we sing our old songs, and sit in humility under the reading and preaching of the Bible, brothers and sisters, let us not forget that God himself is at work, making of us a new humanity, no longer ... discuss

When we are discouraged we need to hear someone say, “Take Courage.”  Maybe you are facing an overwhelming situation.  Maybe you were recently been laid off or face an uncertain future.  Perhap ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 485 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 998 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Monday ... discuss

I am finally back on the blog!  I have been so busy the past two years working hard to build content over at Catholic Sistas's Homeschooling Series that I had abandoned this blog.  Sorry abo ... discuss

 “So, do not worry if everything is falling to pieces before you. After all, only your illusions that separate you from the One and Only Love who desires to fix everything, are crumbling to pi ... discuss

“Your family worship is not enough. Instead, do family worship and discipleship all the day long. From morning to evening, at home or abroad, whether seated or moving, in church, at school, or i ... discuss

The Philippian Jailer, before the Apostles Paul and SilasQuestion: "What is needed to attain salvation? Verses such as Matthew 7:21-23 concern me greatly, and to help me along the Path, and to put my ... discuss

(c. 480 AD – 543 AD) was born at Nursia (Norcia) Italy to a wealthy Roman family, making him liberiori genere, ‘of good birth.' Tradition gives him a twin sister, Scholastica.Benedict’s Italy wa ... discuss

The acceptance of grace is not a passive thing; it demands a surrender of something, even if it is only our pride.Fulton Sheen, Peace of SoulAin't that the truth!"Only our pride." That's the hardest s ... discuss

Many people claim that Jesus never said anything about homosexuality.  Voddie Baucham, speaking in the G3 Conference, made it clear that Jesus has spoken clearly about the sin of homosexuality. ... discuss

The goal of the process of discipline is repentance and restoration. When the impenitent person repents, we receive them with joy. It is an answer to much prayer. No one has “won” and no one has ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco One of the most troubling objections made to the Faith is regarding the instances in the Old Testament when God commands the killing of human beings who have committed no obvious ... discuss

(c. 983-1073) was a monk and the founder of the monastic tradition in the Kievan Rus'. Also called Anthony of the Caves (Russian: Антоний Печерский, Ukrainian: Антоній Пече ... discuss

Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Jul 9, 2015 / 03:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christ gave sight to a blind beggar whom others ignored. For Pope Francis, this bears an important lesson for Christians toda ... discuss

Laying on the cold floor, my cheeks wet with tears, my world seemed to be falling apart. I felt like I was drowning and couldn’t catch my breath. I was gasping for air in between the sobs and the ro ... discuss

Gn 41:17-24 The Sin of EnvyBy Benedict Augustine“‘Alas, we are being punished because of our brother.We saw the anguish of his heart when he pleaded with us,yet we paid no heed; that ... discuss

During the summer months, many churches take their youth to the beach to get away for a week and focus on intense discipleship and evangelism.  These trips can serve as growth opportunities for the ... discuss

I argue: that David was doing what he could to serve God in desperate circumstances.  And in doing so, he continues to act as a type of Christ.  In this story then, David is the king in exile with n ... discuss

He was showing them that He would supply what they needed for minister. Like the symbolic act of washing their feet in the Upper Room, the miraculous feeding of the multitude was a symbolic lesson for ... discuss

Quito, Ecuador, Jul 8, 2015 / 11:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his last encounter during his visit to Ecuador, Pope Francis on Wednesday warned priests and religious against career ambitions that lead to ... discuss

I am proud to be an American. I am proud of many things my country has done throughout the course of its history. I do not approve of all of our policies or decisions our leaders or governing bodies h ... discuss

Today it is my joy to share with you National Catholic Register reporter Sarah Reinhard's in-depth interview with me about the new Catholic edition of The Thrill of the Chaste. In "Dawn Eden: Cha ... discuss

After the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, James White responded with a short video worth your time. Fine for Refusing to Bake: Sweet Cakes, owned by Aaron and Melissa Klein in ... discuss

Every good Catholic boy and girl remembers the parable of the two men praying in the temple, the Pharisee and the "Publican" (a title given to a tax collector in the ancient Roman Empire, and an objec ... discuss

John MacArthur’s book Ashamed of the Gospel changed my life. Literally. At the time I found it on the shelves of a local Christian book store I was attending a church that was committed to m ... discuss

Here are a few Kindle deals: Make, Mature, and Multiply by Brandon Smith ($0.99); Called Together by Jonathan Dodson & Brad Watson ($0.99); The Stories We Live by Sean Post ($0.99); everP ... discuss

Although the world is celebrating, partying, and enjoying lots of happy emotions, we are left with the opposite feelings. We could avoid these painful emotions by ignoring the decision, denying it, or ... discuss

If it’s “not fair” that we should inherit Adam and Eve’s sinful legacy, here’s something else equally yet more gloriously unfair: Jesus gives us His record of perfect obe ... discuss

In order to think about the Christian life clearly, biblically, and confessionally we need to understand that we are not speaking about our standing before God but how we live in light of that declara ... discuss

When Paul came to Corinth (probably in the year 50), he met Priscilla (or Prisca) and her husband Aquila, tentmakers by trade like Paul, Jewish, and just arrived from Rome, from which city the Emperor ... discuss

Ask any sidewalk counselor. Odds are he or she has heard some version of this from those heading into the abortion clinic: “I know it’s wrong. But I’m a Christian and I’ve prayed a ... discuss

I don’t remember what I wished for as I was turning 12, though if I had to guess I would wager power ranger action figures were on the top of the list. It’s quite possible I even received them, an ... discuss

“Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungratefu ... discuss

RACHEL WRITES: Sometimes I feel “inferior” to other people because they’ve intellectually searched out Christianity and a bunch of other religions and ultimately God has convicted t ... discuss

Quito, Ecuador, Jul 7, 2015 / 10:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his second homily while visiting Ecuador, Pope Francis spoke on Tuesday of the importance of fostering unity through evangelization, which h ... discuss

As a pastor, I’m constantly asked to give my opinion on very personal matters.  Sometimes, through this blog, I receive e-mails from complete strangers about complicated challenges that people ... discuss

Grace To You Bible App - The Grace To You Bible app launches today. The app is free and includes the ESV Bible and lots of MacArthur resources. If you like you can purchase the MacArthur Study ... discuss

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The family of a man accused of killing a New Orleans policeman has released a statement of sympathy and thanks to the dead man's family. ... discuss

“Defining marriage as being between a husband and a wife appears unfair to the LGBT community, in part because a life of singleness is seen to be crushingly lonely. Have we in the church inadve ... discuss

The feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is July 16. Her novena begins on July 7.First Day O Beautiful Flower of Carmel, most fruitful vine, splendor of heaven, holy and singular, who brought forth th ... discuss

Pope Francis emphasizes love, family and grace at Ecuador mass attended by hundreds of thousands of faithful | National Post div> ... discuss

Book lists are everywhere. I don't need to provide you with a specific list of what you should read, because our favorites might not be your favorites. But I can give you a list of lists, compiled, re ... discuss

This post was first published as a newsletter while I was on staff with Justice For All, and then appeared as a blog post at EvangelicalOutpost.com. Something is rotten in the state of the pro-life ... discuss

Caitlyn Jenner and her glamorous Vanity Fair cover brought unprecedented visibility to transgender women. Laverne Cox, the first transgender actress to win an Emmy Award, fronted Time magazine, an ima ... discuss

Yesterday, we continued our series through Mark’s gospel.  I preached from Mark 6:14-29.  In this text we see Herod’s fear of Jesus and the detailed description of Herod’s deprave ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Note to Self and Experiencing the Trinity by Joe Thorn ($3.99 each)—both are excellent and good additions to any library; Joni: An Unforge ... discuss

Sexburga was the eldest daughter of King Anna of East Anglia and his second wife, Saewara: one of four saintly sisters. She married King Erconbert of Kent and became mother of the future Kings Egbert ... discuss

6 July, Old Testament Isaiah son of Amoz is considered to be the greatest of the writing prophets and is quoted in the New Testament more than any other Old Testament prophet. His name means "Yahweh ... discuss

“Remember the hole of the pit from which you were dug” said Isaiah the prophet. It’s a spiritual exercise that the Psalmist models for us in Psalm 40:1-3. Although the exact nature of the pit is ... discuss

It is not the church that is telling people today that a life without sexual fulfillment is not worth living. That is the message of our culture, not of our savior. Jesus himself came with a message ... discuss

We each can name far more pastors who are faithful in their marriages than those who are not. And I suspect we would also say that it’s those faithful marriages, those ordinary, daily testimonies of ... discuss

By Veronica Arntz We hardly need a reminder that marriage is under attack, both in the world and the Church. The attack on marriage within Holy Mother Church is perhaps the most devastating, leaving m ... discuss

July 6 marks the feast day of St. Maria Goretti, a young virgin and martyr, who is a model of purity and mercy for all. Maria Goretti was a peasant girl who was stabbed fourteen times, while figh ... discuss

by-grace-of-god:How to Build a Returning Customer Base 101 (Planned Parenthood Style)Someone asked: Is promiscuity a bad thing? Reply found here on planned parenthood’s tumblr.  Planned Parenthoo ... discuss

I am sure you have considered God’s command in 1 Corinthians 11:28: “Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup.” It sounds simple enough, but what ... discuss

The long term pastor faces frustrations, betrayal, weariness, loneliness, disappointments, burnout, depression, marital conflict, criticism, and even contempt. It shouldn’t surprise us at all that t ... discuss

“Throughout history, racial ideologies have been driving forces of war, of social cohesion, of demagoguery, and of dictatorships. Race theory was central to the Nazi regime and was used by both ... discuss




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