Question: When was sin introduced in the Bible?

The belief began to emerge in the 3rd century, but only became fully formed with the writings of Augustine of Hippo (354–430), who was the first author to use the phrase “original sin” (Latin: peccatum originale). When was sin first mentioned in the Bible? The first use of sin as a verb is when God …

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You asked: How do you keep a prayer journal?

How do you keep track of prayers? Keeping Track of Prayer Requests: Write it down right away. Keep it with me or near me when I’ll hear prayer requests (church, bible study, family gathering, etc.) Get the prayer list out during your scheduled, daily prayer time. How do you make a prayer journal notebook? It …

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Can I start my own Catholic Church?

Can I Start a New Catholic Church? … Although it isn’t possible for religious entrepreneurs to launch a new Catholic church independently, there have been many instances in which Catholic laity have worked collaboratively with diocesan leadership to build a new Catholic ministry from the ground up. Can you build your own Catholic Church? Building …

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You asked: When did Jesus leave the world?

If we choose to follow the church calendar, May 8 is Ascension Sunday, the celebration of the day when Jesus physically left this earth, and as Luke tells us in Acts 1:9: “a cloud took him out of their sight” (CEB). The Ascension story is also given to us in Luke 24:44-53 and very briefly …

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Question: How is the unity of the church guaranteed?

What guarantees the unity of the church? In addition to charity, the Church’s unity is guaranteed through her profession of one faith, received from the Apostles; common celebration of divine worship, especially the sacraments; and apostolic succession through the Sacrament of Holy Orders. What are three other realities that guarantee the Church’s unity? Besides charity, …

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You asked: Why prayer is so important?

Prayer is your conversation with God and how you can develop a personal, meaningful relationship with the God of the universe who loves you. It’s how he can do miracles in your heart. Through prayer, he can bring your life into alignment with his vision and plans. Why is prayer so powerful? Prayer is a …

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What does the Bible say about healing and restoration?

The promise of restoration, “I will restore you to health and heal your wounds, declares the Lord” (Jeremiah 30:17, New International Version), is a repeated theme throughout the Bible, offering hope when all else seems to contradict it. What Bible verses talk about healing? We are confident that healing is for everyone as Exodus 15:26 …

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