Without a teaching authority, this is really true of most Bible studies. I remember Bible Studies that started out with “What does this passage mean to you?” Who cares???? What matters is – what did author intend in the context of his own time and how has the Church understood it for 2,000 years!
Which of the following are NOT in the Bible? • Cleanliness is next to godliness • God helps those who help themselves • Confession is good for the soul • We are as prone to sin as sparks fly upward • Money is the root of all evil • Honesty is the best policy
American Lindsey Vonn has to Forfeit her Gold Medal The International Olympic Committee announced today that it has taken back the gold medal previously awarded to American skier Lindsey Vonn and given it to U.S. President Barack Obama. Olympic officials said Obama deserved the medal more than Vonn because no one has ever gone downhill [...]
On the Serious Side What biblical saint died twice and was buried twice? Who was the first man who broke all Ten Commandments? What biblical character killed one quarter of the population? What prophet anointed two kings who lived simultaneously? Explain this riddle: Born once, die twice; born twice; die once? On the Lighter Side [...]
This got a chuckle out of me so I thought you might like it to. Bart and Homer convert to the Catholic Church and leave Marge a Protestant, to her chagrin. Click here. Let me know if you like it or not.
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I am one but you’d see three, and people barely think of me. But I am often on their lips, or found beneath their fingertips. I warrant very little thought, but with my help billions are taught. And while I span a space so small, I help you see what’s one, not all. When God’s [...]
During the North African campaign, a bunch of soldier boys had been on a long hike and they arrived in a little town called Cascina. The next morning being Sunday, several of the boys went to Church. A sergeant commanded the boys in Church and after the Chaplain had read the prayer, the text was [...]
Yes, the world is laughing at America. Free countries fear our demise since we are the anchor of freedom in the world. Muslim countries have no more love for us under Obama than they did earlier — though they consider us weaker, with less resolve. Authoritarian countries like China and Korea realize they can now [...]