Marcus Grodi and Gary Michuta talk about the importance of the Deuterocanonical Books of the Bible and how they impacted New Testament passages like Hebrews 11:35. Gary can be found at handsonapologetics.com.
Marcus Grodi and Jim Anderson look at passages of Christ that many Christians have ignored because they are too hard. How do we live according to the words of Christ that are hard for us to understand?
Is the Rapture going to happen? Will Catholics be “Left Behind”? Dr. Paul Thigpen, a member of The Coming Home Network, joins Marcus Grodi this week to discuss 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17. Paul was a pastor in a tradition that believed in the End Time scenario of the Rapture. Many read this passage to say that […]
Marcus Grodi and Jim Anderson talk more about what it means for scripture passages to be “hard verses” and how we are supposed to interpret them. They also address some of the questions and comments that you have sent. Next week Marcus will be talking to Paul Thigpen. They will be discussing Matthew 16:19 and […]
Member of the CHNetwork and prominant Catholic apologist, Patrick Madrid joins us to share a few of his own hard verses (Call no man father, and the sinlessness of Mary) as well as to discuss a couple particular verses in Timothy and Romans that can be “hard” for a variety of Christians regarding the nuances […]
Marcus Grodi looks at a violent event in the Old Testament and an example of a now seemingly outmoded and largely abandoned custom regarding head coverings found in the New. What are we as Christians to make of such apparent anachronisms? Is the decision about whether and how to apply such scriptures a matter for […]
How does Saint Paul, as apostle and missionary bishop, warn the Christians in Rome (where he has never visited) to only follow teachers who proclaim “the doctrine which you have been taught” and to avoid those “in opposition to” this apostolic tradition? This needs tender care because, though he knows personally faithful leaders in Rome, […]
As St Paul closes his letter to the Christians at Rome, he first tells them of his desire to finally come an see them. However, he first has another task: to take the alms collected from several churches to help the struggling Christians in Jerusalem. In this we hear our call own call to comfort […]
In this section, St Paul moves on from deeper theological and ethical teachings to discuss why he has written so boldly to the Roman Christians, why he has not visited them, but why now he plans to do so. In these verses, we hear allusions to the power of the mysteries, or the sacraments as […]