Category Archives: Bible

Do You Trust God?

A man fell over a cliff and, as he tumbled down, managed to grab on to a bush growing from the side of the rock. Terrified, he hung in space, his life flashing before him. In desperation, he shouted toward … Continue reading

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Jesus, Are You Listening?

One of the most challenging narratives in the Bible involves a Canaanite woman who approached Jesus and asked Him to heal her daughter (Matthew 15:21-28). When reading about this encounter, our attention is typically drawn to the seemingly harsh words … Continue reading

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The Didache Bible – A Perfect Combination Of Scripture And Tradition!

  In the Vatican II document Dei Verbum, the Catholic Church makes a powerful statement: Hence there exists a close connection and communication between sacred tradition and Sacred Scripture. For both of them, flowing from the same divine wellspring, in … Continue reading

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Finding Peace In A Crazy World!

  Are you growing increasingly uneasy about all of the craziness in the world? Do you find yourself worrying about Ebola, Isis, date breaches and the state of the economy? Relax! Jesus Christ is bigger than any of these problems … Continue reading

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Great Advice From Mom…”Do Whatever He Tells You!”

  For most of my life as a Catholic, I was confused about the role of Mary. While I accepted the fact that she was important to Catholics, I didn’t understand WHY she was important. That changed BIG TIME for … Continue reading

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Coming Soon…Listen To Your Blessed Mother!

  I’m excited to officially announce my second book, Listen To Your Blessed Mother (Mary’s Words In Scripture). Coming in August 2013 from Liguori Publications, it will be a reflection on Mary’s words in the Bible. Matt Swaim, author and … Continue reading

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Tired Of Worrying? Here’s A Suggestion…

  For we walk by faith, not by sight. (2 Corinthians 5:7) Sure, we’ve all heard the Bible verse and sang the words at Mass, but how often can we say that we live our lives according to this principal? … Continue reading

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10 Great Examples Of Biblical Prayer

  According to Saint John Damascene, prayer is “the raising of one’s mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God”. Unfortunately, we often overlook the importance of prayer in our lives, forgetting that every time … Continue reading

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What Jesus Wants You To Know About Worrying

  Here’s a neat YouTube video put together by a listener. Using my 8/13/12 interview with Sean Herriott on Relevant Radio’s Morning Air, she added some pictures and came up with a very nice 2-part presentation. The discussion focused on … Continue reading

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10 Things Jesus Wants You To Know About Worry And Anxiety

  I know what it’s like to be anxious. Even when I was a young child, I had a tendency to worry. Fortunately, my anxiety proved to be a blessing since it caused me to seek comfort by turning to … Continue reading

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