Obtaining The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like Sucking On A Piece Of Hard Candy

Image by Alicja from Pixabay In my childhood, we had certain sweets that were hard on the outside containing a pleasurable soft goo at the centre. You'd suck on the sweet and then all of a sudden find your way to the centre. Your heart leapt for joy. For as long as the soft chocolate … Continue reading Obtaining The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like Sucking On A Piece Of Hard Candy

Why Does Jesus Ask Us To Hate Mother And Father?

Image by plicka from Pixabay “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple.Luke:14:26 It seems so strange that God would make such a requirement to hate one's family. How can he ask that of us? … Continue reading Why Does Jesus Ask Us To Hate Mother And Father?

How Christians Should Welcome The Stranger

Photo by Erika Giraud on Unsplash If a person's faith is not strong enough, welcome him all the same without starting an argument.Romans:14:1 St.Paul here is mostly dealing with the scrupulous Christians who have all sorts of opinions. Their faith isn't that great. St.Paul instructs that some Christians who think some days should be held … Continue reading How Christians Should Welcome The Stranger

Herod The King Of Religious Indifference

Source: web Many call him the King of the Jews, but I like to refer to him as the King of religious indifference. King Herod's ancestors converted to Judaism, and although he considered himself King of the Jews, he built temples for other religions too. He wasn't really a devoted practitioner of his faith at … Continue reading Herod The King Of Religious Indifference

Why Did God Kill 42 Children Merely For Calling Elisha “Baldy”?

From there he went up to Bethel, and while he was on the road up, some small boys came out of the town and jeered at him. "Go up, baldhead!" they shouted. "Go up, baldhead!" ·He turned around and looked at them; and he cursed them in the name of Yahweh. And two she-bears came … Continue reading Why Did God Kill 42 Children Merely For Calling Elisha “Baldy”?

The Books That Really Make Us Catholic Are Being Neglected

Image by Gerhard Gellinger from Pixabay There are so many Catholic authors out there in the Churches 2020 year old history we couldn't possibly name them all. In the last 20 years, and more recently with social media, Catholic book sales have surged enormously. In this post I will discuss what it is we are … Continue reading The Books That Really Make Us Catholic Are Being Neglected