It can be difficult to understand all the different words associated with salvation. That said, here is an overview and a list of definitions to make it easier. Overview God calls us to be His children. When we sinned, we dishonored God, brought about His justice, and lost our chance to be His children. But… Continue reading Salvation Definitions
Because animals do not have rational souls, their souls are not immortal. As such, as soon as they die, their soul expires. And, as a result, the souls of our dogs and pets do not go to Heaven.1, 2 The thing is, we tend to ascribe to animals feelings that only humans have. We have… Continue reading Do dogs go to Heaven?
No, we cannot betray God in Heaven. In Heaven, we will see God face to face and will be filled with all the love God has for each and every one of us. All our desires, hopes, and dreams will be fulfilled in God and there will be nothing that can draw our gaze away… Continue reading Can we betray God in Heaven?
Yes, God loves everyone who is in Hell, but He cannot endure the darkness of their soul caused by their rejection of Him upon death1 and He cannot force them to love Him when they choose not to for all eternity. So, He gives them a place to reside called Hell. God loves these souls,… Continue reading Does God love those in Hell?
God did not create evil beings. All beings that God created are good by nature. Beings become evil when they turn away from God and into themselves; when they become selfish. The devil was an angel that should have praised God for all eternity, but he chose to betray God. All the demons were also… Continue reading Why did God create evil beings?
What gets us to Heaven? Faith or Works? The answer is Faith and Works! Don’t be fooled by the complicated arguments of this group and that group. The truth rests in the Bible and the teachings of the Catholic Church which has remained unchanged since the time of Christ. As per St. James: What does… Continue reading Faith or Works
If all the teachings of Christ, the Bible and the Bible were reduced down to one concept, characteristic and word that summarized the path to Heaven, it would be this: selflessness. Selflessness Selflessness, or more specifically, selfless love is the love the Father has for the Son and the Son has for the Father. The… Continue reading Selflessness
The Five Precepts of the Church (also known as the Commandments of the Church) are considered the minimum standard way of life required by all Catholics.1, 2 They are: You shall attend Mass on Sundays and on holy days of obligation and remain free from work or activity that could impede the sanctification of such… Continue reading The Five Precepts of the Church
When we become Christians, we want to become saints. But, even if we try to be good, how can we permanently change if we are still the same people as before? Well, we are not the same. Now Christians, the Holy Spirit forms us in preparation for Heaven. Gifts of the Holy Spirit The Gifts… Continue reading Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit
The third Commandment is to “Remember to keep holy the LORD’S Day.”1 Many Catholics love their faith but still do not care about this commandment. And yet, this is one of God’s most important commandments. It is so important, that the end of the world is dependent, in part, to how we observe this commandment.… Continue reading Honoring the Lord’s Day