Tuesday May 30th 2017

‘The Bible’ Archives

How Are the Gospels Different?

How Are the Gospels Different?

How Are the Gospels Different? The four canonical Gospels (that’s the four that we have in the Bible) – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John – are very similar but also quite different. In each of the gospels we receive a different “portrait” of Jesus. What I mean by that is that each one [...]

Why Do Catholics Call Priests “Father” When the Bible Says “Call no man your father”?

Why Do Catholics Call Priests “Father” When the Bible Says “Call no man your father”?

In Matthew 23:9, Jesus says: "Call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven." This passage is often taken out of context, but is wrong to do so.  You should not read the Bible and take verses and apply it to whatever you wish.  As we dig deeper into this passage, [...]

Do Catholics Base Their Beliefs On Tradition And Not The Bible?

Do Catholics Base Their Beliefs On Tradition And Not The Bible?

Misconception: Catholic's base their beliefs on tradition and don't really read the Bible. True Catholic Teaching: The teaching authority of the Catholic Church is obtained both from Sacred Scripture, Sacred Tradition and the Magesterium.  The Magesterium is the teaching authority of the [...]