St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Mazomanie WI
Bible Verses VII PDF Print E-mail
Written by Fr. Osvaldo Briones   
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 05:28
CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS
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Bible Verses VII
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“Always be prepared to make a defense to any one who calls you to account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence.” 1 Peter 3: 15
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This short Biblical course tries to explain the different subjects of the Catholic Doctrine that are essential in our daily lives.

We strongly recommend to read, from the Bible, and meditate all the passages mentioned in each section.
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HOLY SPIRIT: A PERSON, NOT A FORCE.
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Jn 14: 26 -- He will teach you all things.
Acts 8:29 -- and the Spirit said to Philip, “Go up...”
Acts 13:2 -- Holy Spirit said: “Set apart for Me...”
Rom 8:27 -- Spirit intercedes for the
1 Cor 2:11 -- no one understands thoughts of God, but Spirit.
1 Cor 12:11 -- Spirit apportions to each as He wills.
Eph 4:30 -- do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God,...
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HOMOSEXUALITY
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Gen 1:27 -- complementarity of sexes reflects God’s inner unity.
Gen 2:21-24 -- transmission of life through total self donation, becoming one flesh.
Gen 19 -- original sin deteriorates to Sodom’s sin, therefore destroyed.
Lev 18:22, 29 -- called abomination, cut off from people.
Lev 20:13 -- both shall be put to death for abominable deed.
Rom 1:27 -- called unnatural, shameful, and a perversity.
1 Cor 6:9 -- active homosexuals will not inherit kingdom of God.
1 Tim 1:9-10 -- those who engage in such acts called “sinners”.
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MARY
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Lk 1:28, 30 -- Angel: “full of grace, found favor with God”
Lk 1:42 -- Elizabeth: “most blessed among women”
Lk 1:48 -- Mary: “all generations will call me blessed”
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Mother of God
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Lk 1:43 -- Elizabeth call her “mother of my Lord” = God
Mt 1:23 -- virgin bear a son, Emmanuel = “God is with us”
Lk 1:35 -- child born will be called holy, the Son of God.
Gal 4:4 -- God sent His Son, born of a woman.
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Assumption
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Gen 5:24 (Heb 11:5) -- Enoch taken to Heaven without dying.
2 Kings 2:11 -- Elijah assumed into Heaven in fiery chariot.
Mt 27:52 -- many Saints who had fallen asleep were raised.
1 Thess 4:17 -- caught up to meet the Lord in the air.
1 Cor 15:52 -- we shall be instantly changed at last trumpet.
Rom 6:23 -- for the wages of sin is death.
Rev 11:19- 12:1 -- ark in Heaven = women clothed with sun.
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Bible Verses VI PDF Print E-mail
Written by Fr. Osvaldo Briones   
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 05:39
CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS
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Bible Verses VI
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Always be prepared to make a defense to any one who calls you to account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence.” 1 Peter 3: 15
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This short Biblical course tries to explain the different subjects of the Catholic Doctrine that are essential in our daily lives. We strongly recommend to read, from the Bible, and meditate all the passages mentioned in each section.
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FASTING (*1 Tim 4:3)
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Mk 7:19 -- Christ declared all foods clean.
1 Tim 4:4-5 -- everything created by God is good.
Dan 10:3 -- Daniel refused to eat choice foods for three weeks.
Mt 9:15 -- Christ’s followers will fast once He is gone.
Mt 6:16-18 -- Jesus gave regulations concerning how to fast.
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HEALTH AND WEALTH GOSPEL?
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Mt 10:38 -- no “take cross and follow me” = not worthy of Me.
Rom 8:16-17 -- heirs with Christ, if only we suffer with Him.
Rom 8:18 -- present suffering nothing compared with future glory.
Phil 1:28-29 -- granted to believe, also to suffer for Him.
Col 1:24 -- filling up what is lacking in Christ’s sufferings.
Heb 12:5-7 -- whom God loves, He disciplines as sons.
Heb 12:11 -- discipline seems painful, but brings righteousness.
1 Pet 1:6 -- for a while you must suffer various trials.
1 Pet 2:19-21 -- suffering = grace; Jesus suffered as our example.
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HELL
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Is 33:11, 14 -- who of us can live with the everlasting flames
Mt 25:41 -- depart, you accursed, into the eternal fire.
Mt 25:46 -- these will go off to eternal punishment.
Lk 3:16-17 -- the chaff He will burn in unquenchable fire.
2 Thess 1:6-9 -- these will pay the penalty of eternal ruin.
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HOLY ORDERS
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Acts 20:28 -- Holy Spirit appointed you overseers, to tend Church.
Lk 22:19 -- do this in memory of Me.
Jn 20:22 -- As Father sent me, I send you... Receive Holy Spirit.
Acts 6:6 -- the Apostles prayed and laid hands on them.
Acts 13:3-- they laid hands on them and send them off.
Acts 14:22 -- they appointed presbyters in each church.
1 Tim 4:14 -- gift received through laying on of hands of presbyterate.
2 Tim 1:6 -- gift of God you have through imposition of hands.
Tit 1:5 -- appoint presbyters in every town, as I directed you.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 05:39
 
Bible Verses V PDF Print E-mail
Written by Fr. Osvaldo Briones   
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 06:15
CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS
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Bible Verses V
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Always be prepared to make a defense to any one who calls you to account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence.” 1 Peter 3: 15
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This short Biblical course tries to explain the different subjects of the Catholic Doctrine that are essential in our daily lives. We strongly recommend to read, from the Bible, and meditate all the passages mentioned in each section.
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DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE
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Mal 2:14-16 -- for I heat divorce, says the

Mt 5: 32-33 -- to divorce or marry divorced wife is adultery...

Mt 19: 4-6, 9 -- to divorce wife and remarry is adultery.

Mk 10:11-12 -- whoever divorces and remarries commits adultery.

Lk 16:18 -- to divorce and remarry or to marry someone divorced is to commit adultery.

Rom 7:2-3 -- wife living with another man is an adulteress if her husband is alive, but no if he is dead.

1 Cor 7:10-11 -- if wife separates, either stay single or reconcile.
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DRINKING WINE
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Gen 27:25 -- Isaac brought Jacob wine, and he drank.

Deut 14: 23-26 -- spend money on sheep, wine, and strong drink.

Prov 20:1 -- wine is a mocker, unwise to be led astray by it.

Eccles 9:7 -- drink your wine with merry heart - God approves.

Is 25:6 -- God will provide feast of rich foods and choice wines.

Is 5:11 -- woe to those who rise early and run after strong drink.

Is 5:22 -- woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine.

Lk 7:33-34 -- Son of Man eats and drinks: “behold glutton and drunkard”

Jn 2:2-10 -- miracle at Cana: water turned into good wine.

Eph 5:18 -- do not get drunk with wine, that is debauchery.

1 Tim 5:23 -- drink a little wine for the sake of your stomach.
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EUCHARIST - REAL PRESENCE OF JESUS
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Jn 6:35-71 -- Jesus promised His real Flesh and Blood as our true food.

Mt 26:26ff. (Mk 14:22ff, Lk 22:17ff) -- Jesus fulfilled His promised by instituting the Eucharist.

1 Cor 10:16 -- receiving Eucharist is participating in Christ’s Body and Blood.

1 Cor 11:23-29 -- receiving unworthily is to be guilty of profaning His Body and Blood.

Ex 12:8, 46 -- Paschal Lamb had to be eaten.

Jn 1:29 -- Jesus called “Lamb of God”

1 Cor 5:7 -- Jesus called “Paschal Lamb who has been sacrificed”

Jn 4:31-34; Mt 16:5-12 -- Jesus talking symbolically about food.

1 Cor 2:14-3:4 -- explains what “the flesh” means in *Jn 6:63.

Ps 14:4; Is 9:18-20; Is 49:26; Mic 3:3; 2

Sam 23:15-17; Rev 17:6,16 -- to symbolically eat and drink one’s body and blood is to assault and persecute.
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FAITH ALONE OR FAITH PLUS WORKS?
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Jas 2:24 -- a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.

Jas 2:26 -- faith without works is dead.

Gal 5:6 -- only thing that counts is faith working in love.

1 Cor 13:2 -- faith without love is nothing.

Jn 14:15 -- if you love Me, keep my Commandments.

Mt 19: 16-17 -- if wish to enter into life, keep commandments.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 06:24
 
Bible Verses IV PDF Print E-mail
Written by Fr. Osvaldo Briones   
Wednesday, 31 December 2014 05:48
CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS
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Bible Verses IV
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“Always be prepared to make a defense to any one who calls you to account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence.”
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This short Biblical course tries to explain the different subjects of the Catholic Doctrine that are essential in our daily lives.

We strongly recommend to read, from the Bible, and meditate all the passages mentioned in each section.
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CONTRACEPTION
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Gen 1:27-28 (Gen 9:1,35:11) -- be fruitful and multiply.

Ps 127:3-5 -- children gift from God, blessed is a full quiver.

1 Chron 25:5 -- God gave 14 sons and 3 daughters to exalt him.

1 Chron 26:4-5 -- God indeed blessed Obed-edom with 8 sons.

Hos 9:10-17 -- Israel is punished with childlessness.

Ex 23:25-26 -- blessings promised: no miscarrying, barrenness.

Deut 7: 13-14 -- you will be blessed: no male or female barrenness.

Gen 38:9-10 -- Onan killed for spilling his seed on ground.

Deut 25:5-10 -- penalty for defying Levirate law: not death.

Lev 20:13 -- if man lies with man, put to death (wasting seed)
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Note: no death penalty prescribed for lesbian actions or relations between single man and single woman (Det 22:28-29)
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Lev 20:15 -- if man lies with animal, put to death (sterile sex)

Lev 20:16 -- If woman lies with animal,put to death (sterile sex)

Lev 21:17-20 -- crushed testicles is called defect and blemish.

Det 23:1 -- no one who is castrated shall enter the assembly.

Det 25:11-12 -- punishment for potential damage to genitals.

Rom 1:25-27 -- natural function of women (=childrenbearing)

1 Tim 2:11-15 -- women saved through the bearing of children.

Acts 5:1-11 -- Ananias and Saphira slain for withholding part of gift.

Gal 6:7 -- God is not mocked: people accepting pleasure, denying fruit.

Mt 21:19, Mk 11:14 -- Jesus cursed fruitless fig tree.

Gal 5:20, Rev 9:21, 21:8 -- Greek pharmakeia =abortifacient potions.

1 Cor 6:19-20 -- body temple of Holy Spirit, therefore glorify God in your body.
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DIVINITY OF CHRIST
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Jn 1:1 -- the Word was God

Jn 1:14-15 --glory of Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth.

Jn 8:19 -- if you knew Me, you would know My Father.

Jn 8:58-59 -- I assure you, before Abraham was, I AM.

Jn 10:30-33 -- the Father and I are one

(See Ex 3:14, 20:7; Lev 19:12, 24:14-15)

Jn 10:38 -- the Father is in Me and I am in the Father.

Jn 12:45 -- whoever sees Me sees the One who sent Me.

Jn 14;8-12 -- whoever has seen Me has seen the Father.

Jn 20:28 -- Jesus accepts Thomas’s “my Lord and my God”

Col 2:9 -- in Him dwells whole fullness of deity bodily.

Acts 20:28 -- Church of God He acquired with His Blood.

Eph 1:7-- in Him we have redemption by His Blood.

1 Jn 1:7 -- Blood of His Son Jesus cleanses from all sin.

Tit 2:13 -- glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.
 
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