God’s Restraint – December 27, 2023

Bible Study: (1:53)

RV 3:1-6, 14-22

  • Father Simon discusses God’s restraint 

LK 19:1-10

  • Father offers his thoughts on Zacchaeus 

Letters: (20:23)

  • What does the first reading skip over verses 7-13? 

Word of the day: Spit (33:36)


  • (34:59) – When we say the profession of faith, why do we say, ‘When we eat this bread?’
  • (37:17) – I have a friend who’s an atheist and doesn’t believe in concept of eternity and doesn’t believe in Christ and God.  How do I convince him? 
  • (42:31) – I’m the only Catholic in my family and don’t have many Catholic friends.  Should I worry about having a Catholic funeral?
  • (43:56) – Where there synagogues everywhere during the time of Jesus?
  • (46:38) – When the college of cardinals meets to elect the Pope, are they guided by the Holy Spirit when they vote?
  • (49:12) – I’m a convert. Why aren’t there more Protestant converts? 

Original Air Date 11-15-22

Father Richard Simon, who jokingly refers to himself as Reverend Know-it-All is the host of Fr. Simon Says on Relevant Radio. Father Simon delves into the daily Scripture readings, shares a Word of the Day to help you sharpen you vocabulary, and opens the phones to your questions about the Faith. After just a few minutes with Father Simon, you might be convinced that he truly does know it all!