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Tim Staples
For Catholics, the role of St. Peter and his successors is made clear in Matthew 16:18-19 and the surrounding context:And I tell you, you are...
Tim Staples
"Do you know you’re saved so that if you were to die right now, heaven would be absolutely certain for you?" This "all-important" question is...
Tim Staples
Those who deny Mary’s perpetual virginity most commonly refer to two texts:Matthew 13:55-56: Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not his mother...
Tim Staples
James 2:24 is remarkably clear: "You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone." Yet millions of Christians teach the...
Tim Staples
Hebrews 7:22-25 says: "This makes Jesus the surety of a better covenant. The former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by...
Tim Staples
For millions of non-Catholic Christians, Jesus was using pure symbolism in John 6:53 when he declared to his followers, “Truly, truly, I say to...
Tim Staples
The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches this about purgatory: “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified,...
Tim Staples
The divinity of Christ is an essential teaching of the Catholic faith. Indeed, any community of faith that would deny Christ’s deity ceases to...
Tim Staples
For many in the more traditional Protestant communities, believing Mary to be the Theotokos (Greek, "God-bearer") or Mother of God, is an area...
Tim Staples
The third person of the Blessed Trinity, the Holy Spirit, is sometimes referred to as "the forgotten" member of the Godhead. He is, no doubt,...