FATHER KRISIS | Fatherly Suffering 6

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Making the Theological Practical One of the greatest challenges in transmitting divine truth is to make things that are theological understandable; to make things that are theological practical. God’s intention is to make the theological practical, while also intending that the practical direct us toward the theological. God desires that His very theology be practiced in our lives, and that …

The 6 Darts of the Devil | Fatherly Suffering 4

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The Mother of All Curse Words My brother’s family has several family traditions that are highly influenced by their Catholic faith, one of those being that they do not say the “A” word—Alleluia—during Lent. Another custom by which they abide is that they don’t say the “F” word, that is, “fart.” A couple of years ago, during Lent, my brother’s …

RUN TO BATTLE | Fatherly Suffering 2

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Run to Battle | Fatherly Suffering 2 The Universal Experience of Suffering During our last session we discussed St. Paul’s proposal that it is our honor not only to know Christ, but also to suffer for Him. To know Christ we must suffer with Christ, and suffering for Christ enables us to know Christ—intimately. Today I would like to build …