Tag: Bible

3 Comments

The Gospel of St. Peter’s: Jesus Doesn’t Need You.

IMG_4743
St. Peter’s Square St. Peter’s Basilica is one of the largest, most famous, and most beautiful churches in the world. Rightly has it been called “the greatest of all churches of Christendom.” Although the pope’s cathedral is actually St. John Lateran, St. Peter’s Basilica is the church typically associated with the papacy. After all, it’s […]

Continue reading: “The Gospel of St. Peter’s: Jesus Doesn’t Need You.”

31 Comments

Joel Osteen, Judas Iscariot, and the Heretical “Prosperity Gospel”

Lakewood1
Lakewood Church(Joel and Victoria Osteen’s megachurch) The recent controversy over Joel and Victoria Osteen has put these megachurch preachers back in the spotlight. This time, it was because Victoria said: I just want to encourage every one of us to realize when we obey God, we’re not doing it for God—I mean, that’s one way […]

Continue reading: “Joel Osteen, Judas Iscariot, and the Heretical “Prosperity Gospel””

33 Comments

Can All Christians Agree to a “Mere Christianity”?

Die_Gartenlaube_-1883-_b_752
Martin Luther, illustration from Die Gartenlaube (1883) Martin Luther and many of the original Protestant Reformers believed that “the all-clear Scriptures of God” were so clear that “if many things still remain abstruse to many, this does not arise from obscurity in the Scriptures, but from their own blindness or want of understanding, who do not […]

Continue reading: “Can All Christians Agree to a “Mere Christianity”?”

30 Comments

Divorce and Remarriage in the Case of Adultery: What Does the Bible Really Say?

Edmund_Blair_Leighton_-_signing_the_register
Edmund Blair Leighton, Signing the Register (19th-20th c.) Last year, Pope Francis called for an extraordinary general assembly to address “the pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelization.” It hasn’t even begun and there are already rumors that this might lead to the Catholic Church overturning Her two thousand year old prohibition against divorce […]

Continue reading: “Divorce and Remarriage in the Case of Adultery: What Does the Bible Really Say?”