Photo by “paterdarius” [Pixabay / CC0 public domain] *** (5-9-08) *** [all verses RSV] *** The Power of Priests to Bind and Loose (Impose Penance and Grant Absolution) Matthew 3:6 and they were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. Matthew 18:18 Truly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall …

  Someone asked me on my Facebook page: “How come we celebrate Lent…and the word is not in Scripture?” “Lent” simply comes from Old English for “spring” (I learned that just now). “Trinity” (the word) is not in Scripture, either. Christian church buildings are not in Scripture. “Original sin” (the term) is not in Scripture (the concept is). The …

BoT adds guidelines for debt consolidation Move aims to reduce interest burden The Bank of Thailand (BoT) plans to implement additional guidelines for the debt consolidation program to help retail loan borrowers reduce interest rate charges. The BoT has prepared additional debt assistance options to help borrowers ease their debt burden amid the latest protracted …

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Debt Consolidation Loans: What You Need To Know What is a debt consolidation loan and how does it work? A debt consolidation loan is a single loan that you use to pay off multiple debts, such as high interest credit card balances, medical bills, or other unsecured debt. This strategy can reduce the total interest …

The Way International hosted a two-week Advanced Bible Seminar titled “The Advanced Class on the Path to Abundance and Power”. Courtesy photo NEW KNOXVILLE – The Way International, a ministry of Bible research, teaching and fellowship, hosted a two-week Advanced Bible Seminar titled “The Advanced Class on the Path to Abundance and Power”. This event …

“The Arrest of Jesus”, a fresco painted between 1304 and 1306) by Giotto, in the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. (Image in the Wikimedia Commons public domain) *** But first, some Witnesses new: Some will be interested to know that the whole Witnesses film is illegally available online on a site which, for obvious reasons, I …

Biblical passages Some claim that the doctrine of the Eucharist is not found in the Scriptures, but this perspective is an indication of reading the biblical text through a confessional lens. The Last Supper accounts all describe Jesus as saying “this is my body, this is my blood” in Matthew 26: 17-30, Mark 14: 12-25, …

This material is from my 2013 book, Revelation! 1001 biblical answers to theological topics; except that here the passages of the Bible will be RSV. In the book, they are mainly KJV, for copyright reasons. The book was designed to answer 1001 theological questions solely from the scriptures. I have also included selected parts of …

In one of my books (Apocalypse! : 1001 biblical answers to theological questions), I used a question-and-answer format, where the answer to each question was a passage from the Bible. Here are the sections on worship: Veneration of saints and imitation of saints Does Saint Paul teach us to imitate him? Philippians 4: 8-9 (RSV) …