Tag Archives: sin

A Prophetic Message to an Ungodly Nation (Jeremiah)

Now I told you a couple of weeks ago that we had finished the New Testament. It doesn’t mean I’ll never go back there again. I will. I have some plans to. But the natural assumption is that we’re going to take a look at the Old Testament. And I do have some plans for… Read More »

The Seven Deadly Sins

Christianity has, traditionally, spoken a lot about sinners. In the fourth century, the Church identified ‘seven deadly sins’: failings of character that were to be particularly condemned and avoided by all righteous people. They were; Pride (being snobbish and boastful) Envy, Wrath (getting very angry), Gluttony (eating too much), Lust (wanting to sleep around), Sloth… Read More »

How to Explain the Doctrine of Indulgences

Yet more questions for Jimmy Akin on Catholic Answers Live. I’m Patrick Coffin, David in Fountain Valley is up next on Immaculate Heart Radio. Hello, David. Hi there, can you hear me? Yep, loud and clear, go ahead. Okay, so I was hoping you could help me understand the doctrine behind indulgences and how you… Read More »

FACT: Catholics do NOT oppose birth control!

Last year, the Department of Health and Human Services ruled that health insurance plans would be required to provide preventive care services for women, including contraception, at no extra cost and with no co-pays or deductibles. This January, they announced that certain religiously affiliated organizations would have an additional year to comply with this rule,… Read More »

Strange Fire Q&A: Answering the Critics (Selected Scriptures)

PHIL: It turns out that some of our Charismatic friends and brothers are not happy with you and… JOHN: This is true. PHIL: They’ve been writing a flood of criticisms and complaints and questions about the conference and your book and I’ve collected some of those and I want to ask them to you tonight.… Read More »

How Does the Church Teach Us to Interpret the Creation Story in Genesis?

We go now to Susie in Alpena, Michigan, listening on Veritas Radio. Susie, you’re on with Karlo Broussard. Hi, thanks for taking my call. Happy to. Can you hear me okay? We can. Yeah, hey, I just have a question when it comes to the origin—creation and Genesis. The new Ark Encounter that was opened… Read More »

Why Does the Church Baptize Infants When the Bible Says to Baptize Adults?

Let’s go to James in San Antonio, Texas, listening on Guadalupe Radio. James, you’re on with Karlo Broussard. Hello. Hello, James. Hi, yes, my question is, how come in the book of John, the apostle John goes around baptizing adults and stuff, and yet—I mean, I’m Catholic, and I know that the Catholic Church…like, they… Read More »

C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith – What is Sin?

How do we really know when something is right or wrong? Mom, how do I really know what I’m doing is a sin? That’s a good question. What is sin and are all sins the same? We’ve been talking about freedom, not as license, not as the ability to do whatever we want, but rather… Read More »

Can I Get a Tattoo?

So people always ask me, “Father Mike what does your what does your ring say?” It’s not um it’s not uh Just say something You’re embarassing me this is I’m in recor– I’m recording this so just say something Just kidding It reads: um It reads, “You are a priest forever” in Hebrew and it… Read More »