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Hear, Oh Israel! – Keeping the Great Commandment

Hear O Israel!  Most have heard of the Great Commandment - to love God with your whole heart and your neighbor as yourself.  But if God is just and salvation depends upon perfect obedience to this command, who can be saved?...

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My Yoke is Easy, my Burden Light – Robert Bellarmine

Robert Bellarmine, reflecting on Jesus' statement in Matthew 11:30 that "my yoke is easy, my burden light," explains it in terms of love of God and the joy and happiness that it produces, in this life, and eternally.  For September 17, his feast day....

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Humility & Love of God – Diadochus

Diadochus of Photice, an early Church Father, discusses the link between humility and love of God. To be humble is not so much to look down on yourself as to look away from yourself and focus on the beauty and glory of the Lord....

3 Crazy Ways Christianity & Islam Are Totally Different
3 Crazy Ways Christianity & Islam Are Totally Different

Most Americans tend to think of religion as something rather fluid. It's very common for us to say things like "all religions are basically the same," and "we're all just pursuing god on our own path." What a religion ACTUALLY BELIEVES is just not seen...