Research shows that people who regularly attend church report stronger social support networks and less depression. They smoke less and lead healthier and even longer lives. In a…

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But the one who received the seed that fell on good soil is the man who hears the word and understands it. He produces a crop, yielding a…

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Matthew, Mark, and Luke are called the “Synoptic Gospels” because their similarities allow them to be “read together.” The stories are not just similar; in many instances they…

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Luke’s Gospel is also unique in its perspective. It resembles the other synoptics in its treatment of the life of Jesus, but it goes beyond them in narrating…

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Is it a swear to say oh my god? Once regarded as the purest profanity, “Oh, my God!” seems to have evolved into something a little less taboo…

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You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men.” Then Jesus said to his disciples,…

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My eyes grow dim with waiting for my God.” Psalm 69:3. We grow weary because we living in the World, and our citizenship is in Heaven. We grow…

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What are the scriptural roots of confirmation? The biblical passages that best root the sacrament of confirmation are those that spea, of the coming of the Holy Spirit…

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Christianity believes in the Trinity where there are 3 parts to God, where Islam and Judaism believe that there is only one god. Judaism puts more emphasis on…

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St. Veronica, (flourished 1st century ce, Jerusalem; feast day July 12), renowned legendary woman who, moved by the sight of Christ carrying his cross to Golgotha, gave him…

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