Theology

Why is it UnChristian NOT to Judge?

July 9, 2011

Read this interesting and perceptive article here.

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Was Jesus Nice?

June 15, 2011

People often criticize us if we speak the truth or step on someone’s toes — usually if we are honest about sin or bad conduct. Jesus was loving and kind. He would never . . . Wait, was Jesus nice? How does “nice” relate to “love”? A few weeks ago I ran to the Western […]

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Do We Really Have a Pope? Some Say “NO”

June 15, 2011

There are several groups of schismatic Catholics who are called Sedvacanist. The word means “empty chair.” They think they are more Catholic than the Pope. They claim that Vatican II was illegitimate, there is no pope in Peter’s Chair and the new Mass is invalid. Such nonsense needs to be refuted since too many fall […]

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Four Last Things in a Terrifying Story

February 20, 2011

Watch my YouTube Video: Going to Hell *************** The Last Nightmare A Short and Terrifying Story by Steve Ray Everything went blank for a moment, but that moment seemed like eternity. He felt a motion, not with wind and breeze, but a motion none the less. He was traveling, moving, floating, transcending-he wasn’t really sure. […]

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Catholic Answers Live – Questions I Answered

January 10, 2011

Today I was on Catholic Answers Live. The topic was “ARE YOU STILL SAVED?” It was a rousing show with a lot of calls and heated (well, calmly heated) discussion. This topic is always bound to bring out the passion in people because it is such an important question and there are such divergent opinions […]

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Is Scripture Sufficient…

October 4, 2010

Someone wrote a friend of mine asserting that 2 Timothy 3:16 proved that Scripture alone was all we needed. The famous passage reads, “All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,17 that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” […]

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Hawking: “Universe Came from Nothing”

September 7, 2010

The Curious Metaphysics of Dr. Stephen Hawking By Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. Why would a preeminent physicist make the claim that “the universe can come from nothing?” This is precisely what Dr. Stephen Hawking has done in his new book, “The Grand Design,” when he notes, “Because there is a law such as gravity, the […]

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Challenge to Debate Marian Devotion

July 29, 2010

My friend Marwil from the Philippines is a great apologist and has offered to debate Marian Devotion. He would explain and defend the proposition that Marian Devotion is biblical. If you know a Protestant who would like to take Marwil up his challenge have them visit my Facebook wall at http://www.facebook.com/jerusalemjones

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Two News Items

May 26, 2010

Jesuit head of Asian Catholic news agency criticizes transubstantiation http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=6434 Stating that “Catholics can become fanatical about one form of the Body of Christ in the bread of the Eucharist as the REAL presence of Christ,” Father Michael Kelly, the Jesuit CEO of the Asian Catholic news agency UCA News, criticized the doctrine of transubstantiation […]

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Is the “New Mass” Valid? An Audio Debate!

May 12, 2010

Debate: Is the New Mass Valid? Debaters: Peter Dimond vs. William Albrecht http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/2/23/2334427/The%20Validity%20of%20the%20Novus%20Ordo%20Missae_32.mp3

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Weigle Pounds Kung

April 21, 2010

Weigel rips Küng for attack on Pope Benedict George Weigel takes Hans Küng to task for his vituperative personal attack on Pope Benedict XVI, calling it “mean-spirited condemnation of an old friend.” Weigel notes that Küng “single-handedly invented a new global personality-type– the dissident theologian as international media star.” However, he argues, the dissident’s timing […]

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Monday I am on Catholic Answers Live

November 27, 2009

My topic is “Faith and Works” — and how we are justified before God. You can listen live over the internet by visiting www.Catholic.com. Much of my discussion will revolve around “the flint knife” and I will post all the questions and the link to the archived show after the fact. You can prepare for […]

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Amazing Mathematics and the Love of God

October 7, 2009

The Universe proclaims the glory of God. Everything is not random and chance. The universe is created by an intelligent and incredible God. Notice below the Beauty of Mathematics and the Love of God! 1 x 8 + 1 = 9 12 x 8 + 2 = 98 123 x 8 + 3 = 987 […]

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Creation vs. Evolution: Debating the Really Big Questions in Life

October 6, 2009

“The combination of Richard Dawkins and Karen Armstrong as presenters of two contrary views on the existence of God (“Man vs. God,” Weekend Journal, Sept. 12) is in itself a “creative act.” For one, God is a fairy tale, and for the other “at least it’s a nice fairy tale.” One may as well have […]

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Steve on Webcam from Ave Maria Radio Studios

June 22, 2009

From 3:00-5:00 PM I (Steve Ray) will be hosting Al Kresta’s show live from the studios of Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor Michigan (see topics below). You can listen over the internet and learn more at Ave Maria Radio, but I will also be covered on live video cam from the studio (see directly […]

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West and Theology of the Body

June 2, 2009

An interesting article concerning Christopher West and his interpretation of the Theology of the Body. http://www.headlinebistro.com/hb/en/news/west_schindler2.html It is good to have opposing views. Here is one in defense of West and his presentation of the Theology of the Body. http://www.headlinebistro.com/hb/en/news/janetsmithresponse.html

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