As surprising as it may seem, the creation of hell was actually a great act of mercy on the part of God. He could have prepared a much greater torment for lost souls by forcing them to endure His presence without being permitted to enjoy it. But instead our good God mercifully chose to simply … More Merciful Hell?
It is a very hard truth that man must make reparation for his sins. God’s infinite justice dictates that everything must be repaid–even to the last farthing. When we consider the gravity of our sins, we should be absolutely terrified. The penance necessary to repair for our crimes is incomprehensible. When a miserable man views … More Love > Penance
Suffering in its essence is repugnant to our human nature. We naturally run from it. We always want to seek an easy life. But if we acquire and lead this easy life, what reward can there be for that? Every mature adult will admit that pain is typically a prerequisite for pleasure. If we wish … More An Easy Life?
“God cannot be God without man,” Francis the Liberal tells us. But is this true? Does God really need man? Of course not. God is necessary being Who is every perfection to an infinite degree. To assert that God needs any created thing is to insinuate that He is not God. But why did God … More God and Francis
A lie is the intentional telling of a falsehood. God gave man the power of speech that he may express what is in his mind, and to abuse this power by telling a lie is both unreasonable and sinful. Now one lie does not make a man a liar, but if someone has a bad … More Is Your Boss a Liar?