Is Knowledge Salvific – December 5, 2022

Bible Study: (2:49)

Is 35:1-10

  • The beauties of this word is but a hit of the world to come

Lk 5:17-26

  • Is knowledge salvific? 


  • 27:00 – Listener discusses a locust that John the Baptist might have eaten. Are bugs kosher? 
  • 30:30 – Book recommendation for old testament prophecy
  • 31:00 – I don’t get the Immaculate Conception, I’m thinking of leaving the Catholic Church
  • 36:00 – What was culture like during the time of Jesus

Word of the Day: Astonishment (31:11)


  • (32:53) – My father was a priest in the Archdiocese of Chicago at St. John Catinus Parish and Cardinal George spoke at his funeral. Did you know him, Father? He was an Anglican priest first. 
  • (34:12) – When we go from week to week in Advent wreath, do the original candles stay lit?
  • (36:20) – Recommendation book that explains typology in the Bible, like ‘Adam is the new Jesus.’
  • (37:40) – Could the dead pray for us?
  • (39:54) – Why did there have to be a blood sacrifice?
  • (41:19)- What would St. Paul say about the laws of not eating meat on Fridays, and going to mass every Sunday?
  • (44:42) – Do we have any evidence of St. Joseph where he was buried or relics of him?
  • (46:27) – How did all the different races come about?
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