Source: Catholic Productions via YouTube In Matthew 22, the Pharisees attempt to trip Jesus up again with a question about paying taxes to Caesar. Attempting to trap Jesus with a question that has problematic consequences no matter how he answered it if he would have answered it directly, Jesus tells […]
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Source: Catholic Productions via YouTube In Philippians 4 writes to the Philippians on the key to have freedom from anxiety. And, in his teaching on having freedom from anxiety, Paul is perfectly aligned with what Jesus taught in Matthew 6. How can you practically be free from anxiety? Check out […]
Source: The Dead Sea Scrolls have been called “the greatest archeological find of the twentieth century.” Yet, controversy and confusion continue to swirl around these ancient writings. In this clip from Dr. Bergsma’s The Jewish Roots of Jesus and the Church: Light from the Dead Sea Scrolls, he takes up […]
When Jesus walks on water, it is possibly the most famous of all of Jesus’ miracles. However, this theophany of Jesus walking on the water is often dismissed by some skeptics as Jesus walking on a sand bar. Moreover, often overlooked, is the way that Jesus responds to the disciples when Jesus walks on the water. What do Jesus’ words mean in the context of him walking on the water? And, also, what do Jesus’ words mean in the context of how they begin worshiping Jesus when he gets into the boat after?
Are we called to fraternal correction? Dr. Brant Pitre discusses Ezekiel’s obligation to be a watchman for the house of Israel in Ezekiel 33 and what this means for us today.
Jesus keeps the mysteries of the kingdom hidden from the wise. And, he also keeps the mystery of his divinity hidden from the wise as well.
What does Jesus mean when he says that his disciples will do greater works than he has done in John 14:12? Dr. Brant Pitre discusses this in this video taken from the Mass Readings Explained for the 5th Sunday of Easter in Year A.
The Kingdom of Heaven is a theme that Jesus talks quite a lot about in his public ministry. But what is the Kingdom of Heaven like and, perhaps just as important, how do you get into the Kingdom of Heaven?
The Holy Trinity is the most fundamental of all truths in the Christian faith that all other truths of the faith rest upon.
The difference between the mystery of the Holy Trinity and most, if not all, other mysteries of our faith is that this mystery of the Trinity is not about what God has done for us but about who God is in himself.
Source: Catholic Productions via YouTube As Pentecost approaches, have you ever wondered where does the feast of Pentecost come from? Is Pentecost just a Christian feast or was Pentecost a festival that was already being celebrated at the time of Jesus and before? If so, what would’ve the feast of […]
Charismatic Gifts are gifts that Paul speaks about in 1st Corinthians. But, what are these charismatic gifts and what is the purpose of Charismatic gifts for the Church?
Do they serve a function beyond themselves or are they merely a spiritual expression that has no further end?
Source: Catholic Productions via YouTube In this video, Dr. Brant Pitre discusses the very widespread idea that there was a “Council of Jamnia” at the end of the first century in which Jewish Rabbis finally settled the discussion on what books were part of the Old Testament and which books […]