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Jesus Christ is sheer salvation

I have been reading through the Gospel according to John, and I wish to consider a few verses from the twelfth chapter.

Then Jesus cried aloud: “Whoever believes in me believes not in me but in him who sent me.

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Biblical Commentary

Doubt: Faith's Dependable (but not victorious) Companion

Every week an abundantly rich reflection on the coming Sunday’s readings arrives in my inbox from the faculty of Catholic Theological Union (CTU).

As an alumnus of CTU I appreciate the opportunity to read the words of my professors with whom I spent many years studying and whose wisdom continues to pervade my theology. 1,105 more words

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"My sin is ever before me"

Lately I have been impressed by the thought that we are probably much worse than we might have imagined, that sin is more deeply ingrained in our thinking and attitudes than we would like to admit, that we are further from the kingdom of God (cf.  1,271 more words

Biblical Commentary

The art of speaking Catholic truth to the secular world

How often have you had the experience of saying something to little effect, only to watch your spouse or best friend say exactly the same thing in different words to the general agreement and appreciation of the listener? 288 more words


Truth. On Emerson's Quote

“God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please you can never have both.” Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Repose in this context could be leisure, dormancy or any comfort zone. 402 more words

Logos Free Book - Wolfgang Vondey, Pentecostalism: A Guide for the Perplexed

Once again Faithlife is offering a Free “Book of the Month” for your Logos library. For the month of July you can download a copy of… 440 more words