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The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

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The Devil: Is He for Real?  Why Does God Let Him Hang Around? Dear Father John, I’ve heard that talking about the devil is just a way to talk about bad things that happen.  On the other hand, there are some people that claim there really is a devil.  Is the devil for real?  If so, why does God let him hang around when our purpose is to get to heaven?  It seems... Read More

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God Loves You!

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Frustrated with my prayer life – I am stuck!

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The Labor and Work I Put into Spiritual Growth Doesn’t Seem to Get Results. Help!

Editor’s Note:  This is another excerpt from Father John Bartunek’s new book “Seeking First the Kingdom” filled with “practical examples and down-to-earth... Read More

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Spiritual Warfare

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The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

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Is there Significance to the Order of the Three Temptations of Jesus in the desert?

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Spiritual Direction

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The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

The Devil: Is He for Real?  Why Does God Let Him Hang Around? Dear Father... Read More

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The Labor and Work I Put into Spiritual Growth Doesn’t Seem to Get Results. Help!

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Affection for Jesus — Video

Affection for Jesus We thank Father Michael Najim, once again, for sharing... Read More

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