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Who can use "binding prayers" and how do I use "binding" prayers?

June 23, 2022

QUESTION? / COMMENT!

What are binding prayers and when can they be used?

ANSWER! / COMMENT!

“To bind” comes from the New Testament which means “to tie down or tie up” (katadeo); it means “to bind together...Read more

How to read the bible!

June 22, 2022
QUESTION? / COMMENT!

I bought the book “Lord Prepare M y Hands for Battle”. Where is it that I begin to read the bible? What chapter? Should I start with the book of Acts?

ANSWER! / COMMENT!

LORD PREPARE...Read more

MUSIC THAT TAKES THE LORD'S NAME IN VAIN

June 15, 2022

QUESTION? / COMMENT!

Is listening to music with lyrics that take the Lord’s name in vain a mortal or venial sin?

ANSWER! / COMMENT!

If you had full knowledge that the lyrics contained words that take the...Read more

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Archbishop Fulton SheenDaily Reflections with
Archbishop Fulton Sheen


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Foreknowledge and predetermination

June 29, 2022

In order to understand the knowledge of God, you must make a distinction between foreknowledge and predetermination. The two are not identical. God does foreknow everything, but he does not predetermine things independent of our will and our merits. Just suppose that you knew the stock market very well. Because of your superior knowledge of business conditions, you said that such and such a stock within six months would be selling ten points higher than it is now. Suppose six months later it actually sold ten points higher. Would you have predetermined and caused it to be ten points higher? Although you foreknew it, other influences were there besides your superior knowledge.

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