For many Christians today, there is only one authoritative way to know what Jesus taught and what he wanted passed down regarding the faith. That one authoritative foundation is what is known as the “Holy Bible.” But, is that true? Continue reading
Have you ever heard someone say that they believe there is no place called hell, therefore no one goes there. Or, maybe they believe in hell, but they don’t think a loving God would send anyone there. Does the Catholic Church teach that an individual has the freedom to believe that there is the possibility that no one ever enters hell? Continue reading
To open up his Gospel, St. John writes; “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (1:1).” He goes on to say; “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth; we have beheld his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father (1:14).” Jesus is the light of the world that shines in the darkness. How do we see and feel His presence in our life. Continue reading
For many non-Catholic Christians, the Bible (Scripture) is their only rule of faith. In other words, the Bible contains all a person needs. In this view, the whole of Christian truth can be found in the Bible. There is no need to go to any other source of authority.
Wikipedia defines it like this:
Sola Scriptura (“by Scripture alone”) is the doctrine that the Bible contains all knowledge necessary for salvation and holiness. Continue reading