Old Covenant Controversies: Theology of Marital Love

Cale concluded his The Faith Explained series Old Covenant Controversies today with a final segment on the theology of marital love, sexuality, and the Old Testament origins of this blueprint. Cale began with Pope St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, in which he conducted a magisterial Bible study on Genesis and examined the... Continue reading

Old Covenant Controversies: Marriage and Sexuality

“When Jesus finished these words, he left Galilee and went to the district of Judea across the Jordan. Great crowds followed him, and he cured them there. Some Pharisees approached him, and tested him, saying, ‘Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?’ He said in reply, ‘Have you... Continue reading

Old Testament Controversies: The 5 Phases of Divine Warfare

Cale Clarke continued his discussion of violence in the Bible in his latest series, Old Covenant Controversies, on The Faith Explained by explaining the 5 phases of God’s divine warfare on the forces of evil. As discussed in last week’s show, skeptics of Christianity will often bring up the difference between the way God is... Continue reading

Old Covenant Controversies: God and Violence

When one thinks about the Christian view of God, the typical image conjured up in one’s mind is that of a peaceful, gentle, loving, caring God. Our God is one who came to bring light and joy, not violence and destruction. He is not prone to defects, faults, vices, or hatred. He doesn’t get angry... Continue reading

Old Covenant Controversies: Historical Accuracy

Cale continued his discussion of the historicity of Exodus on Old Covenant Controversies on The Faith Explained. As we Christians believe, the Holy Spirit divinely inspired the writing of sacred scripture. In other words, He is the primary author of the Bible. And as God, the Holy Spirit is a very reliable witness to the... Continue reading

Old Covenant Controversies: Salvation History

Is the Old Testament part of Salvation History or salvation fiction? As most scholars will agree, the New Testament is a well-documented, well-proven period of history. It’s much closer to modern history, and historians were far more active in that time period than in the Old Testament. Everyone knows that Jesus was a real person,... Continue reading

Old Covenant Controversies: Evolution

Some Christians will argue against evolution because they believe it takes God out of the equation when it comes to the creation of mankind and our possession of a soul, intellect, and free will. Some secularists will say that Christianity is false because evolution has been proven and the God the creator cannot coexist with... Continue reading

In the Image and Likeness of God

Recently on The Patrick Madrid Show, a listener wrote into the show to ask about the process of consecration, as well as the meaning of the phrase “in the image and likeness of God”. Questions to be answered, please! Hopefully, you can help me out with these two questions: What happens on the altar during... Continue reading

Old Covenant Controversies: The Creation Story

For centuries, Secularists have accused Christians of being anti-science and the Bible of being fiction. But all the arguments leveraged against Christians often compare the two as if they are fruits of the same tree; as if they were intended for the same purpose and practiced for the same reason. But that’s not the case... Continue reading

Returning to Reconciliation

How long has it been since you’ve cleaned your windows? Are they crystal clear and easy to see through because they’ve just recently been wiped down? Are they caked in dirt and grime, making it difficult to see what’s on the other side? Or are they somewhere in between, not pristine but not filthy? Keeping... Continue reading

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