What are the “Acts of the Holy Apostles”? They are the acts of Christ which the Holy Apostles do by the power of Christ, or better still: they do them by Christ Who is in them and acts through them. 403 more words
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“‘Now there remain faith, hope, and charity; and the greatest of these is charity’ (1 Cor 13:13). It is the greatest because it is the complement and perfection of faith and hope; for by charity we embrace the highest good which we know by faith, by charity we are united on earth with that which is the object of our hope in heaven.” 342 more words
I have a hard time with affirmations. The problem is, for me, they often sound like blurbs on the back covers of mediocre books: “Brilliant,” “The best book I’ve read in decades,” “Bubbling with serendipitous anomalies and ardent realism,” (huh?) Feel free to add as many exclamation points as you like. 344 more words
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Question #30: Were believers in the OT indwelt permanently by the Holy Spirit? Why or why not? Defend your answer.
Answer: No, OT believers were not permanently indwelt by the Holy Spirit, I think, simply because it was how God operated in that dispensation. 216 more words
As I was reflecting this morning on today’s Gospel from St. Luke, in which Jesus drives the moneylenders and sellers from the temple, my focus was not on the external temple, but the reality that we are the temple of God. 193 more words