Jessica Mathews
Today, are you willing to abandon the lie that you are okay? Are you willing to look into your own heart, without shame, and be honest in your need for God’s mercy and grace?
Jessica Mathews
Though Jesus declares that the Son does not know the day of His own return, St. John Chrysostom teaches that this is not to be understood literally but as a figure of speech. The meaning is simply th...View more
Jessica Mathews
John addresses false Gnostic teachings on light. Their intertwined errors are that sin does not exist and one in union with God cannot sin. John answers sin does exist, and the practice of confessio...View more
Jessica Mathews
“A division within the Church has never occurred, nor indeed can one take place, while apostasy from the Church has and will continue to occur after the manner of those voluntarily fruitless branches ...View more
Jessica Mathews
St. Peter seems to make it clear that there is a danger in a Lone Ranger attitude toward the Scriptures, the Church, and the Faith.
Jessica Mathews
The warning concerns being delivered up to councils and also about being delivered up by family members. At the center of this discourse is the prophecy that the gospel must first be preached to all ...View more
Jessica Mathews
Just as Scripture was not written by the mere volition of men but by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, so Scripture is to be interpreted by holy men guided by the Holy Spirit. Heretics and unstable...View more
Jessica Mathews
To be justified, we must flee from the Pharisee’s pride in his spiritual achievements and his judging of others. We must embrace the humility and contrition of the publican and his complete lack of se...View more
Jessica Mathews
Through this example, our wise Lord humbles the arrogance of those who are conceited and teaches us how to offer our prayer and supplication to God, that is with tears and humility, not with bombast a...View more
Jessica Mathews
Live with virtue today but not with pride. Ask God daily for His mercies on your shortcomings.
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