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    Mortal and Venial sins

    We Catholics believe there are two kinds of sin. The more serious is mortal or deadly. Deadly that is for the soul. These are serious infractions of the Ten Commandments and cause a loss of sanctifying grace to the soul without which you cannot enter heaven. A person who dies with unforgiven...
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    Images Yes or No

    We all know Ex 20:4 4 “You shall not make for yourself a graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; 5 you shall not bow down to them or serve them; for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting...
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    Working and not working

    In a different thread a user told me the following. There are tow saved Christians A and B.Christian A works feeding the hungry, giving drink to the thirsty, and clothing the naked. Christian B does no work. Both Christians die and both go to heaven. The difference is that Christian A will...
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    Why are all men not saved?

    1 Tim 2:3-4 3 This is good, and it is acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. If God desires all men to be saved and grace is irresistible then why are not all men saved?
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    I sent this email to the website above and did not get a response. Perhaps someone here can comment. Here is the email. I just read the tract Refutation of Baptismal Regeneration and wanted to run past you a portion of a webpage discussing Acts 2:38. here it is. Comparative Passages...
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    Everything I know about Jn 6:51-69

    A couple of things need to be established before we get into the text in question. First, recorded in the Gospels in a couple of places Jesus says something figurative and his disciples misunderstand and take him literally. Jesus does not leave them in ignorance but corrects them. The first...
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    2 Pet 2:20-21

    I brought this passage up in another thread claiming it disproves the doctrine of eternal security. Another poster claimed I was misinterpreting the passage. He said that the people Peter is referring to are the unsaved sinners of v15. I do not understand this. Here is the passage with my...
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    Works Salvation

    I see a number of people rail against works salvation and I am not sure what it is. I know and believe that you can do no work to merit the gift of faith. It is free grace given by God. After that saving faith what role if any do works play in salvation. By works I mean things mentioned in...
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    What is sanctification

    What exactly is sanctification? Is it different from justification?
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    Obedience of Faith

    What do you think obedience of faith means Paul mentions twice in Romans? 5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name: The Holy Bible: King James Version. (2009). (Electronic Edition of the 1900 Authorized Version., Ro 1:5)...
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    Free Will 2

    Correct me if I am wrong but those who do not believe in free will believe there is free will to choose sin but not to choose faith in God. Is this correct?
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    Eating the flesh of Jesus

    I was on the website and read a tract called "Why Did the Disciples Leave". He juxtaposes two verses with similar construction Jn 6:40 and Jn 6:54 "Everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life; and I will raise him at the last day" (v40)...
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    Scriptural support for Free Will

    Free Will in the Bible Mt 23:37 37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not! The Holy Bible: King James...