When John the Baptist appeared at the Jordan river, proclaiming that the kingdom of God was at hand (cf. Mt. 3:1-12; Mk. 1:2-8; Lk. 3:2-18) the Jews flocked to hear him. The expectation of the Promised Redeemer, the Messias, was strong at this time, and here was a Prophet announcing his proximate arrival and calling on the people to repent of their sins in order to be prepared to receive him. Continue reading
“During Jewish American Heritage Month, we celebrate our nation’s strong American Jewish heritage, rooted in the ancient faith and traditions of the Jewish people. The small band of Dutch Jews who first immigrated in 1654, seeking refuge and religious liberty, brought with them their families, their religion, and their cherished customs, which they have passed on from generation to generation,” read the proclamation issued late Friday by the White House. MORE
1. There would never be another physical State of Israel.
They began to apply Israel (God’s People) to the Church in meaning in new biblical translations because after the final destruction of Judea the Jews were dispersed through out the world and the Roman Emperors issued an edict that Jews were forbidden to return there. Even after Constantine freed the religions he and others never thought of lifting the edict. In 600 the area was mostly controlled by Arabs and they were the ones who opened the door for the Jews to return.
A Blessed Easter Season 2017
Christ’s death and Resurrection begins the work of Our Redemption, but Christ’s work is incomplete, 1 (666) as Heaven needs to be opened and the Birth of the Church needs to be propagated.
Heaven having been closed now for about 4000 years is once again opened on Ascension Thursday. “He ascended into heaven, sitteth at the right hand of God , the Father Almighty; FROM THENCE He shall come to judge the living and the dead.” 2
The Limbo of the Fathers also called Paradise and the Opening of Heaven a place and state of rest wherein the souls of the just who died before CHRIST’S ASCENSION were detained until he opened HEAVEN to them; also referred to as “Abraham’s bosom. Continue reading
I’m sure, like myself, you always hear the same old complaints about how Christians broke the Law by doing away with the Sabbath. As a result I decided to look at the whole picture just to set the record straight.
1.To begin with Christians never did away with the Sabbath per-say, but made the Lords Day the primary day of worship. You can thank Moses for the Sabbath Holiday and the Apostles & Constantine for the Lords Day Holidays. Constantine made Sunday a no regular work day. Continue reading
Traditional Latin (‘Tridentine’) Mass
A Revolution in the Church?
Primary Sources Include: Davies, Amerio
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