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A Bible-Believer Becomes Catholic by Believing the Bible

February 1, 2014

Our devout, fundamentalist-evangelical family of six children attended Sunday School, Sunday morning and evening worship services, Wednesday evening prayer meeting, and choir rehearsal after prayer meeting — even when traveling. My parents alternately took us to Nazarene and Baptist congregations. Nazarenes taught Arminian doctrine; that sinning resulted in loss of salvation. Baptists taught “once saved – always saved – safe and secure for eternity.” As early as grade school I became aware that different denominations taught contradictory doctrines, yet logic dictates that only one can be correct. Fundamentalist-evangelical pastors taught the precepts: (1) the ... more
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The Necessity of Continuous Conversion

August 22, 2013

After 40 years of ministry, half as a Protestant and half as a Catholic, I’ve come to the deep conviction that every single person needs continual conversion, especially when it comes to me. I’m constantly being startled by new aspects of this wonderful Catholic faith, which I thought I had come to understand, but which in reality I understand only as “in a mirror dimly.” And I believe the cause behind most of the conflicts that divide Christians stems from this need for continual conversion, from the top down. ... more
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“Obedience, which leads to righteousness,” Romans 6

June 2, 2010

Marcus welcomes Andy McNutt to discuss the passages of Scripture that were most important to him in his faith journey. Marcus and Andy discuss issues like, What does it mean to “die to sin”? Is one “once saved, always saved”? Is salvation a process? Do the Sacraments convey grace or are they mere symbols? ... more
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Is “Once Saved Always Saved” Biblical? — 1 Corinthians 3:10-15

February 24, 2010

Special Edition of Deep in Scripture – “Verse(s) I never saw…” Series ... more
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Bishop Robert Baker of Birmingham, AL: Life-long Catholic

December 31, 2007

Marcus and Bishop Baker talk about the theological virtue of hope. “Hope is moving from one moment to the next knowing that Christ is with us.” ... more
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Carol Fletcher: Non-denominational Charismatic Who Began Reading Books To Disprove Catholicism

December 18, 2006

Carol was raised in the Southern Baptist Church until she was 12. At that time her family began attending a Non-denominational Charismatic congregation. Carol’s journey to the Catholic Church began when she started reading books in order to disprove the beliefs of the Catholic faith. Her long and honest study brought her Home to the holy Catholic Church. ... more
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Do we have an assurance of salvation? Matthew 7:21-23

November 29, 2006

Marcus Grodi and Jim Anderson continue their discussion of the Gospel of Matthew by discussing verses 7:21-23, wrapping up the Sermon on the Mount. This discussion of Scripture will lead to the discussion of the topics of Sola Fide and the “assurance of salvation.” ... more
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Michael Cumbie: Former Charismatic Episcopal Priest

August 7, 2006

Marcus and Michael answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. ... more
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David Currie: Former Fundamentalist Bible Christian

June 2, 2003

Marcus and David answer open-line questions from the audience. ... more