And Judas that betrayed him, answering, said: Is it I, Rabbi? He saith to him: Thou hast said it (Matthew 26:25) Jesus saith to him: Thou hast said it. Nevertheless I say to you, hereafter you shall see the Son of … Continue reading
Category: Holy Scripture
Righteousness: Merely ‘Reckoned’ in Us Or Actually Divinizing Us in Grace?
Karlo Broussard addresses this question in a Catholic Answers piece. It is quite good. He points out that when scripture uses the word “reckon” in regard to our justification by God’s grace that it can only mean that God affirms … Continue reading
Why Did Our Resurrected Lord Forbid Mary Magdalene to Touch Him?
“Jesus saith to her: Do not touch me, for I am not yet ascended to my Father. But go to my brethren, and say to them: I ascend to my Father and to your Father, to my God and your … Continue reading
The Fuller Meaning of the Greek Word ‘Apostolos’ (Apostle)
Dr. Taylor Marshall: Our Lord Jesus Christ founded a New Israel with Himself as Davidic King and with Twelve Apostles initiating the new Twelve Tribes of Israel. This is the Messianic Kingdom of the Church. As one who connects the … Continue reading
Who Am I ?
Due to the fact that my mystery guest is so well known, I had to be extra clever with my clues. In fact, reading them, you may easily be led astray, nevertheless, I assure you, when this person is revealed, … Continue reading
Fatima Perspectives, Chris Ferrara: The late Joe Sobran, writing back in 2010, coined the term “Darwiniac” to describe the fanatical ideologues who promote Darwinian and Neo-Darwinian evolutionism in the public schools and who succeeded in persuading a federal judge that … Continue reading
The Use Of the Word ‘Brother’ In Hebrew Language
Catholic Herald, Dave Armstrong: We are required to believe in Mary’s perpetual virginity, meaning that she was always a virgin and had no other children, and that Jesus’ birth was a miraculous one, not in any particular hypothesis accounting for … Continue reading
Isaac Was Not a Child When He Offered Himself as Victim for God
Could he have been 33, as was Our Lord whom he prefigured? I want to agree with Scott Smith that it was fitting that he was 33. The Scott Smith Blog: Imagine Abraham and Isaac. Imagine the man that God … Continue reading
Why Did Jesus Say He would Appear to the Apostles in Galilee When He Did First Appear to Them in Jerusalem?
But after I shall be risen again, I will go before you into Galilee (Matthew 26:32). And going quickly, tell ye his disciples that he is risen: and behold he will go before you into Galilee; there you shall see … Continue reading
Jesus Christ Meets with Several After the Resurrection
On the first Easter Sunday, the day when Jesus Christ rose from the dead, He made Himself known on six occasions. The great Benedictine Abbot Dom Gueranger refers to the six incidents as “apparitions” and he supplies extremely valuable commentaries … Continue reading
The Skull of Adam Was Buried Beneath the Cross of Christ
This is an interesting account of the translation of Adam’s bones to Noah and on to Melchisedeck who was the Priest/King of Salem (Jerusalem). Melchisedeck placed them on a hill outside the city. Even the Jews of Our Lord’s time … Continue reading
How Many Books in the Bible?
72 (or 73 if you count the Lamentations of Jeremiah as a separate book). Good review here every Catholic should know. Catholic Stand, Ray Sullivan: So why does the Catholic Bible have 73 books, while the Protestant Bible has only 66 … Continue reading
Who Am I?
When I gave my clues to my wife last night she guessed the mystery person immediately. Therefore, I will have to be more sly and less obvious with my hints. I am a writer of a book in the Old Testament. … Continue reading