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Misbehavin' Catholics

I can’t help myself.  I must speak out about issues I am passionate about, and I will begin with the behavior of people at Mass.  I say at the outset that I have no intention of judging souls.  736 more words


The Seat of Moses, Its Powers and Perils

“What can we do? These are our bishops. We know that they have betrayed Orthodoxy and that they are breaking the Holy Canons that tell us that we must avoid all prayers with the heterodox. 4,331 more words

Glossary Of Terms

Question 81-Puritan Catechism

Q. What is required to the worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper?

A. It is required of them who would worthily partake of the Lord’s Supper, that they examine themselves of their knowledge to discern the Lord’s body, (1 Corinthians 11:28,29) of their faith to feed upon him, (2 Corinthians 13:5) of their repentance, (1 Corinthians 11:31) love, (1 Corinthians 11:18-20) and new obedience, (1 Corinthians 5:8) lest coming unworthily, they eat and drink judgment to themselves. 7 more words

Charles H. Spurgeon

Catechized: Confessions and Reflections (2)

Q. 2. What rule hath God given to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy him?
A. The Word of God, which is contained in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, is the only rule to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy him. 268 more words


God Thirsts for Us

Having completed the survey of the first three parts of the Catechism — the Profession of Faith (summarized here on the pages Faith Seeking Understanding… 186 more words


Catechized: Confessions and Reflections (1)

Q. 1. What is the chief end of man?
A. Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.

I long saw God as a… 174 more words


today's reading: Can people be forced to believe in God?

Can people be forced to believe in God?

No. No one may force others to believe, not even one’s own children, just as no one may be forced to be an unbeliever. 84 more words