The Power of Authority – January 9, 2024

Bible Study: (1:51)

1 Sm 1:9-20

  • What was Shiloh? 

Mk 1:21-28

  • Why is authority important?


  • (20:32) – Clarification about Baptism in the Holy Spirit 
  • (24:54) – Large families 
  • (28:15) – Why did the demons go to the swine? 
  • (30:55) – Should I care about Biblical authorship? 

Word of the Day: Word (35:08)


  • (40:02) – Could you recommend some books about love? 
  • (41:22) – Question about the Son of Man and Book of Daniel
  • (43:37) – How is the Visitation to Elizabeth where she received the Holy Spirit different than Pentecost?
  • (45:44) – If a priest decided to leave the priesthood and gets married, does he still have the faculties of the priesthood, even though he’s not practicing being a priest?
  • (48:38) – Question about bells during mass and it’s use in exorcisms. Are they used to repel evil too?
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