Power and Authority – September 5, 2023

Bible Study: (2:17)

1 Thes 5:1-6, 9-11

  • Was Paul expecting an immanent return of Christ? 

Lk 4:31-37

  • What’s the difference between authority and power? 


  • (11:36) – Defending Scott Hahn & understanding fundamentalism 
  • (21:46) – ‘Cleave’ definition(s)
  • (23:28) – Burying the word hashem? 
  • (29:48) – Can a transitional deacon perform my wedding? 

Word of the Day: Mind (32:17)


  • (36:42) –  What are Gregorian Masses?
  • (39:22) – Who do the Jews think that the successor of David will be?
  • (42:28) – What if a blessed object still can be used but I don’t want to keep it? 
  • (43:51) – What is the meaning of the tree of life in the garden?
  • (46:22) – What is the difference between David and Solomon?
  • (48:29) – I have a lot of palms what should I do with them?
  • (50:12) – I have more info on Gregorian masses
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