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Yesterday I was having a conversation with my father (who is Catholic ) on the topic of Hell and Purgatory. He then try to explain to me that purgatory and hell is a "state of being". Of course I didnt agree with my father and assumed it was his personal opinion rather than church teachings. What disturbed me is what I found when I researched the topic. Apparently it was not just my father's opinion. It was, in fact....a thing.
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How does one know for sure that one is not transgressing the important Commandment against adultery? There must be penetration of female genitalia with male genitalia for there to be adultery (and of course at least one of the parties must be married to someone else), is that not so?
It seems that is pretty much the criterion whenever the laws of a state have anything to do with the matter.
But what are we to make of Matthew 5:28? (Jesus said): "whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after...
Egyptian Mythology tells a lot of the most important stories of the Bible in incredible accuracy, but PREDATES the Bible by very many years.
If this is true than that makes the Bible a copy and the Christian religion completely crumbles..
I need answers, how can we combat this?
I've heard various theories regarding the Christian soul after we pass. There are some that use scripture to say that after we die, our souls go to heaven. There are others that say, according the scriptures, that this is NOT true. That after we die we "know nothing". Our souls go back to God and we know nothing because we do not have a body. And then when Jesus comes back to earth and the dead are raised, we will be "awakened" and then Judged and then put into a new body (assuming that one...
Paul was not a witness in Jesus' earthly ministry. He never heard the elaboration of the parables by Jesus. Therefore, all his epistles should be tested to determine whether they complement the preaching of Jesus or not. Furthermore, any important theological concept cannot be based on Paul's epistles alone. Gospel is the filter one has to apply to his letters.
I'm sorry I have never really understood why
"Hail Mary, full of grace.
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners,
now and at the hour of our death.
Why Theotokos and not Christokos yet She only Carried Jesus and not God the Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit? Even if Jesus is God she was only given the honor to Carry God the Son.