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Why did God test Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son?

Full Question Why did God test Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son? Answer   Genesis 22: 1-2, we read how God tested Abraham by demanding his son, Isaac as sacrifice “1. It happened some time later that God put Abraham to the test. ‘Abraham, Abraham!’ he called. ‘Here I am,’ he replied. God

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Why this priest isn’t afraid of Christianity’s waning influence

With Catholic proposals to literally head for the hills in response to Christianity’s ever-lessening influence in secular culture, the leader of a global ecclesial movement has a provocative statement: This is actually a great time for the Church. “As a matter of fact,” says Father Julian Carron, “it is a precious occasion to verify the

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UK party leader steps down, citing Christian faith

After facing backlash for his Christian faith, the head of the UK’s Liberal Democratic Party announced his resignation on Wednesday, claiming that leading the party was becoming incompatible with living his faith. “To be a political leader – especially of a progressive, liberal party in 2017 – and to live as a committed Christian, to

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Cardinal Turkson: Put your faith before your nationality

Vatican experts on human development and social issues challenged Catholics around the world this week to respond with openness and a willingness to confront global issues in a truly Catholic manner. In a meeting with reporters at Georgetown University, Cardinal Peter Turkson warned that when Catholics focus on national or regional identities first “and make

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Flying on Sunday? Many airport chapels offer Mass

Flying on Sunday and need a place for Mass? A recent study revealed that 40 percent of major US airports have chapels offering Sunday Mass times for travelers and airport employees. Taking data from the 30 busiest airports in the U.S., the Pew Research Center identified airports offering Mass and other forms of Christian worship

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‘While high on heroin, I started reading the New Testament’ – Amazing true story of a life forever changed

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A woman trashed her life and was living at a friend’s place, thoroughly addicted to drugs, when a moment of divine intervention changed her life forever. According to Christianity Restored, “Deb” was a heroin addict who grew up in a home without the Lord’s presence. Even with a spiritually empty background and drug-addicted future, God

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Former mobster cleans up and becomes a preacher

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Tatsuya Shindo, a Japanese man covered in tattoos and missing the tip of his pinkie finger – a Japanese gang custom to show atonement for an offense or as a punishment for one – once lived for money. Today, he lives for God. Shindo joined the Japanese mafia, known as the yakuza, when he was

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Dying woman speaks to Virgin Mary in tragic true story

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A 60-year-old woman from Spain was caring for a relative stricken with cancer when suddenly she became extremely religious. She began to spend hours reciting scripture and, over a two-month period, made a complete turn-around in behavior. Friends and family claimed she had always been a happy woman but wasn’t particularly religious. They feared the

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