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What is the Second Coming?

What is the Second Coming?:Isaiah's prophecy of the Messiah (Christ) tells of a suffering Servant who was "pierced for our offenses,-spreadjesus.org

 

What is the Second Coming?

 

Isaiah's prophecy of the Messiah (Christ) tells of a suffering Servant who was "pierced for our offenses, /crushed for our sins" (ls 53:5; see ls 53:1-12). Jesus fulfilled this prophecy when he died on the cross for us (see 1 Pt 2:24-25). But there are other prophecies of Christ, still unful- filled, that point to a different scenario: a glorious King, a powerful judge, who comes to rule the earth (see Rv 19:11-16).......

Where Does the Rosary Come From?

Where Does the Rosary Come From?:The angel Gabriel's greeting to Mary, when he came to announce the conception of Jesus, is familiar to most Catholics.-spreadjesus.org

 

Where Does the Rosary Come From?

 

The angel Gabriel's greeting to Mary, when he came to announce the conception of Jesus, is familiar to most Catholics. It is echoed in one of the most popular Catholic prayers, the Hail Mary (in Latin, Ave Maria): "Hail, [Mary,] favored one [or 'full of grace']! The Lord is with you" (Lk 1:28)...

 

The words that follow in that prayer also come from Scripture, from Elizabeth's greeting to our Lady soon afterward:..

Why Are Catholics Required to Attend Mass?

Why Are Catholics Required to Attend Mass?:The people of ancient Judah were conquered by the powerful Babylonian Empire-spreadjesus.org

 

Why Are Catholics Required to Attend Mass?

 

The people of ancient Judah were conquered by the powerful Babylonian Empire, and nearly all of them were exiled from their land. The city of Jerusalem and the great temple within its gates were ruined. No longer able to worship there as their ancestors had done, the Jews were forced to live in a faraway pagan culture that knew nothing of their God......

What Does the Church Teach About Divorce?

What Does the Church Teach About Divorce?:When the Song of Songs speaks of marital commitment as a love that "deep waters cannot quench nor floods sweep away" (8:7)-spreadjesus.org

 

What Does the Church Teach About Divorce?

 

When the Song of Songs speaks of marital commitment as a love that "deep waters cannot quench nor floods sweep away" (8:7), it reminds us of an important reality to which the Catholic Church bears witness: A valid, sacramental marriage between two baptized Christians is permanent.
No power on earth can dissolve it. lt remains until the death of one of the spouses...


Are the Seven Deadly Sins in the Bible?

Are the Seven Deadly Sins in the Bible?:Though people often speak of the "seven deadly sins," the more accurate description is seven capital vices."-spreadjesus.org


Are the Seven Deadly Sins in the Bible?

 

Though people often speak of the "seven deadly sins," the more accurate description is seven capital vices." A vice is not the same thing as a sin; rather, it is a habit that inclines us to sin. Usually a vice is the result of repeated sinful actions of a particular kind, so that a truly "vicious" cycle appears: Sins lead to a habit, which in turn leads to more sins..

 

 

 


Why Do Catholics Pray to Saints and Angels?

Why Do Catholics Pray to Saints and Angels?:When the Jewish general Judas Maccabeus leads the resistance against the Greek occupation of their country,...spreadjesus.org

 


Why Do Catholics Pray to Saints and Angels?

 

When the Jewish general Judas Maccabeus leads the resistance against the Greek occupation of their country, he tells his soldiers about "a dream, a kind of vision, worthy of belief" (2 Mc 15:11). In this vision, the general saw Onias, a former high priest who has died, praying with outstretched arms for the whole Jewish community" (15:12).

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