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Your Protestant friends are being presumptuous. Judgment is God's, Who sees all, not man's. This reasonable principle is given in the First Book of Kings (16:7/DRV): "Nor do I judge according to the
You "sell your soul to the Devil" whenever you commit Mortal Sin. In such a case, you lose Sanctifying Grace, which is a share in the divine life and the entrance to Heaven. You need to be sure that
Your answer is correct. The Creator gave both Angels and men free-will to choose good or evil. If one does not have free-will, he is a slave, and his choices do not merit him anything. One explanation
If the circumstances are serious enough to warrant it for the purposes of the civil government, a civil divorce without remarriage does not violate the Biblical prescriptions. Sometimes a civil divorce
St. John Chrysostom, the Great Eastern Doctor of the Church, explains this verse as follows in his Fifteenth Sermon: "What is this poverty of spirit, but humility and contrition? This virtue of humility
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