Tithing, Mortal Sin, & the Date of Jesus’ Birth – December 19, 2023

Bible Study: (2:10)

Jgs 13:2-7, 24-25a

  • Father discusses the Philistines & what a Nazirite vow is 

Lk 1:5-25

  • Father discusses the date of Jesus’ birth


  • (23:19) – Deuterocanonical books
  • (30:17) – Incense & Zechariah

Word of the Day: Elijah (32:37)


  • (35:38) – I’m in the process of RCIA, but still attending protestant Church and mass simultaneously. The pastor talked about how Melchizedek was Jesus.   Could you explain?
  • (39:06) – Question about a non-binary God?  I’m arguing about this with some siblings
  • (42:21) – Best way to learn about mortal sin?
  • (43:32) – I love Fr. Simon educates his listeners through a historical way!
  • (45:23) – Question about Tithing, where in the Bible is it?
  • (47:15) – Friend getting his Masters in Catholic Biblical Studies and he needs to choose between Biblical Greek or Hebrew.  What should he do?
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