In ordinary Hebrew usage, sheol can mean a ravine, a chasm, the underworld, or world of the dead. Scripture Gloom In the Old Testament sheol is the abode of
We recite each Sunday morning as Catholic Dogma: “I look forward to the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come.”
The Uphill Journey to Heaven Koine Greek had three words for the English word “love”: agape, phileo, and eros. Agape: The Love That Gets Us to Heaven Agape is the
§ 1030-1032 The Final Purification, or Purgatory § 1030 All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified, are indeed assured of their eternal salvation; but
The entire body of authoritative Catholic teaching on eros is in Pope Benedict XVI’s first encyclical Deus Caritas Est (God is love)! The Septuagint contains the word eros only in the Book of Proverbs.
“The Son of man indeed goes, as it is written of him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed.
is the center and purpose of all creation. St. John Paul II wrote Redemptor Hominis § 1: “The Redeemer of man, Jesus Christ, is the centre of the universe and of
The first crucifixion of the Jews took place during the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70, when the Romans crucified so many Jews that they
Second Exodus uses a glossary to offer more understanding of particular words. Where these words occur, we link to an explanation. The top-down menu system
Rabbi Yeshua told John’s disciples, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and