Always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you the reason for the hope that is in you, but do so with gentleness and reverence.”
cf. 1 Peter 3:15-16
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Are all religions the same?
QUESTION OR COMMON OBJECTION:
Basically, all religions are the same. They teach about the same God.
This is a nice-sounding idea, but it is simply false. While many religions may teach about the same God, they also teach many different things about Him. For example, only Christianity teaches that Jesus is the Son of God and the Savior of all mankind.
And he put all things beneath his feet and gave him as head over all things to his church, who is his body, the fullness of the one who fills all things in every way.”
God revealed his truth to his chosen people, the Israelites, a revelation which was fulfilled in the coming of the Messiah. The Catholic Church was then established to teach in his name.
Other References: Jn 3:5; 1 Cor 9:16; Mt 16:15-16; 28:18-20; CCC 830-851; 1257-1260
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Let us pray.
Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel
St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle.
Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the Devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly hosts, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan, and all the evil spirits, who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls.
It is Jesus that you seek when you dream of happiness; He is waiting for you when nothing else you find satisfies you.”
Saint John Paul II, pope
Jesus, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life (cf. John 6:68).
Be not afraid! And may the peace of Christ be with you and your loved ones today and always. Holy Family, pray for us. Amen.