The Patrick Madrid Show: April 08, 2024 – Hour 1

Patrick dives deep into ethics and morals, unraveling the biblical story of Onan from Genesis 38 and its relation to birth control across religions. Patrick explores the early church fathers’ perspectives, Protestant beliefs, and suggests reading “The Bible and Birth Control” by Charles Provan to further understand the topic’s history and application.


Email – What is the sin of Onan?

Michelle – Humans suffer and have pain due to sin. Why do animals have pain, if they didn’t sin?

Patrick comments on today’s Solar Eclipse and where you can see it from

Andrew – What’s the difference between scrupulosity and prudence when it comes to going to confession. How often should I go? What if I’m in mortal sin?

Maribelle – Does Patrick know about a Mexican tradition of wrapping trees in red ribbon during an Eclipse?

Rhonda – Why don’t God’s chosen people believe that Jesus is the Savior?

Patrick Madrid is an acclaimed public speaker and has authored or edited 26 books, which have sold over a million copies worldwide, including foreign-language editions. He hosts The Patrick Madrid Show daily on Relevant Radio.