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For nearly 10 years, I was part of a pastoral team that conducted a program for young couples preparing for marriage. My job was to give the talk on the sacrament of marriage.
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Why pray for the dead? Does this make any sense? What possible difference can our prayers make to a person once he or she has died?
"Repent and believe in the good news!" These are the first words out of Jesus' mouth in Mark's Gospel and they are meant as a summary of the entire Gospel. But what do these words mean?
We need a healthier theology of satan. Rather a strange thing to say! Can there be a theology of the devil? Perhaps not in the strict sense. Theology after all is meant to be words about God (Theos-God; logos-word).
Within all of literature few tragedies compare with the biblical story of Saul. The story begins with a young man, Saul, who at this time in his life has no equal in terms of being handsome, gracious and good. The people recognize this and make him their king.