Tag Archives: God

New Evangelization and the Human Desire for Christ

Yesterday we began meditating upon strategies of evangelization as we find them in the Acts of the Apostles. We considered how it was the desire for the salvation of the jailer’s soul that kept Paul and Silas in prison, for even when the doors had been opened by the angel, they did not leave. So… Read More »

Are Statues in Catholic Churches “Graven Images?”

We are going to go to Anonymous in Syracuse, Indiana. Anonymous, are you with us? Yes I am. And guess what the question is? The question is: why are you Protestant? Why am I Protestant? Okay, well, like many others, I’m Protestant mostly because I was born Protestant. I was raised in an Anabaptist family.… Read More »

Why Don’t Catholics Believe in the Pre-Existence of Souls?

Teresa, in Seattle, Washington, listening on Sacred Heart Radio. Teresa, you are on with Jim Blackburn. Hi there, how are you? Very good, Teresa. Hi, Teresa. Hi. My question is: why don’t we believe in the pre-existence of souls? Okay. Well, the Catholic Church teaches that God creates the human soul at the first moment… Read More »

Have the Popes, historically, been good examples for Catholics and Protestants to follow?

>>Ankerberg: Okay, letís get a response.>>Martin: Thereís a severe fallacy in the reasoning. In order to estab¨lish what you just said, you must assume that there is a papacy with the power to do that.>>Pacwa: Yes!>>Martin: Well, I deny the assumption.>>Pacwa: Yes.>>Martin: So…>>Pacwa: Itís a fallacy only if I accept your assumption.>>Martin: Right! Right! Just… Read More »

The Trinity | Catholic Central

(waves crashing on the beach) ST. AUGUSTINE LIBBY: I think I finally understand the Trinity. Uh, what are you doing? BOY WITH SEASHELL KAI: I’m gonna pour the entire ocean into this hole. ST. AUGUSTINE LIBBY: Impossible! You can’t fit the ocean into that tiny little hole. BOY WITH SEASHELL KAI: And you can’t fit… Read More »

Speaking in Tongues

All right, 24 after the hour, Tim Staples is here answering your questions. Let’s go to Ardmore, Oklahoma, to Jack listening on iCatholic Radio app. Hello Jack. Hey. Thanks for taking my call, guys. Welcome. Thanks. Tim, if I understand it right, at one time you were an Assembly of God pastor, is that correct?… Read More »

Do Mormons Catholics and Other Religions Enter Heaven?

It is impossible for anyone to inherit eternal life without the approval of JESUS. How you get the approval is asking HIM what you need to do. You go on your knees in prayer and you ask HIM to reveal Himself. JESUS is the True Living GOD and He manifests to those who love HIM!… Read More »

Why do Catholics say justification is “infused,” while Protestants say it is “imputed”?

>>Ankerberg: Now, how Catholicism says a person becomes truly righteous within is described by their word under Point #3, which is the word Infusion. By Infusion Catholicism teaches that God’s prevenient grace, or the power of Christ, is infused or placed into the sinner. When this power is given, and the sinner cooperates with this… Read More »

Catholic Answers Live TV | Season 1 | Episode 6

Welcome to the G.K. Chesterton Studio. I’m Cy Kellett, and I get to sit right here at this desk each weekday to host Catholic Answers Live. I’m joined by some of the best apologists, theologians, and ministers you’ll find anywhere, as they respond to caller questions about Catholic life and faith. Today, we’d like to… Read More »

C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith – What are the Marks of the Church?

What does it mean when they say the Church is one, holy, catholic and apostolic? The Creed is so wordy! Catholic…apostolic…it makes my head spin! I know I’m Catholic. I try to be holy. What is apostolic? Apostolic Church! What is that? Every Sunday in the Nicene Creed at Mass, we profess that the Church… Read More »