Fr. Rick Thomas, S.j.

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Join us in praying for the cause of his canonization

Episodios

  • 001.E – The Importance of Studying God’s Word

    18/05/2021 Duración: 07min

    Jesus says we will be judged by the words He has spoken. This is why it is so important to dedicate time to reading, studying, and obeying the Scriptures. (audio teaching in English only, Spanish translation edited out.) Scripture: John 12:44-50

  • 109 Making the Decision for Heaven or Hell

    15/05/2021 Duración: 16min

    God loves us, and He loves us so much that He sent His only Son to save us. We all had a ticket to hell until Jesus died on the cross for us. You could say, “Well, I don’t believe in hell.” That’s not going to change the fact that there is a hell. Hell […]

  • 108 Praying for Courage to Proclaim the Gospel

    05/05/2021 Duración: 31min

    There is a very close connection between proclaiming the Gospel with courage and miracles. The more courage we have in proclaiming the Gospel, the more miracles we are going to see. We are accustomed to praying for miracles, but we are not accustomed to praying for courage. When we start proclaiming the Gospel with courage, […]

  • 107 We Are Very Precious to God

    08/12/2020 Duración: 14min

    God made everything about you, and He has destined you for everlasting life. He wants you to fight with Him so that you can win the victory. Jesus gained for us eternal life, and the devil wants us to lose it. The devil observes us every day to see what lie he can tell us […]

  • 106 Persevering in the Battle

    01/12/2020 Duración: 10min

    We are all in a battle, and the battle goes on until we die. God is on our side. Jesus died on the cross so that we could win the battle. But the beast comes to get us to leave Jesus and go to some crazy thing. God wants us to win the battle. He […]

  • 105 Breaking the Code of Revelation

    25/11/2020 Duración: 19min

    The whole book of Revelation (or Apocalypse) is written in code. If you don’t understand the code, you won’t understand the book. Many people have made mistakes in writing about the book of Revelation because they don’t understand the code. During a war, the military communicates in code. This book of Revelation was written to […]

  • 104 God Wants to Reveal Things to Us

    21/10/2020 Duración: 13min

    Jesus prays to His Father, “What you have hidden from the wise and the learned you have revealed to little children.” Jesus is talking about revelation that comes from God. God wants to reveal Himself to humble people. God takes pleasure in giving us revelation. We can have a one-way prayer, asking God for things, […]

  • 103 We’re Accountable for the Gifts We’ve Been Given

    13/10/2020 Duración: 23min

      “Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more.” Luke 12:48 What are the gifts that some of us have? eyesight hearing ability to walk ability to talk We have gifts from God that we take for granted. And God is […]

  • 102 Jesus Will Never Reject You – part 2

    30/09/2020 Duración: 12min

    When we come to Jesus, we need to talk to Him honestly in our own words. Otherwise, we will never come to Him. The greatest pain we experience in life is other people rejecting us. But Jesus will NEVER reject you. Go to Jesus! Begin to talk to Him in your own words — any […]

  • 101 Jesus Will Never Reject You – part 1

    22/09/2020 Duración: 17min

    Jesus says, “I will never reject anyone who comes to me.” All of us have experienced rejection. The beautiful thing about this promise, and Jesus never lies, is that He will never reject us. Remember the good thief at the crucifixion. He came to Jesus and Jesus did not reject him. Jesus told him, “Today […]

  • 100 Give Alms Cheerfully and Anonymously

    01/09/2020 Duración: 07min

    God will reward you generously for your gifts to the needy. Be cheerful in your giving. Don’t give grudgingly to God. We should give alms anonymously. If we get a plaque or recognition for our charitable giving here, then we lose our reward in heaven. God wants us to do our good deeds in secret […]

  • 099 Whose Bank is Your Money In?

    26/08/2020 Duración: 13min

      You have to decide: is the Word of God more believable, or the word of everyone else? If you believe that the Word of God is more reliable than you act on it. Most Christians don’t believe that the reign of God is near. They go to church, but they don’t believe the reign […]

  • 098 The Givers or the Grabbers

    18/08/2020 Duración: 10min

    “Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom. Sell your belongings and give alms. Provide money bags for yourselves that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven that no thief can reach nor moth destroy.” Luke 12:32-33  So many people live in fear, […]

  • 097 How to Know Which Kingdom You Are In

    11/08/2020 Duración: 17min

    “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” Mark 1:15    There are two invisible kingdoms – God’s and satan’s. How can we figure out which one we are living in? St. Paul tells us in Acts 20:33-35 – “I have never wanted anyone’s […]

  • 096 We Are Under-believers, part 2

    02/06/2020 Duración: 11min

    When they arrived at their destination of Emmaus, the disciples said, “Lord, stay with us.” That was a good prayer, even though they didn’t realize they were talking to God Almighty. And so Jesus stayed with them, giving them the Eucharist in the breaking of bread. Scripture: Luke 24:13-35

  • 095 We Are Under-believers

    28/05/2020 Duración: 13min

    The two disciples on the road to Emmaus had given up hope and were leaving Jerusalem discouraged. Jesus, disguising himself, accompanied them along the way, listening to them. After drawing them out and hearing their complaints and disappointment, he said to them, “How slow you are to believe.” That’s our problem, too. We believe more […]

  • 094 When Our Faith Gets Tested – part 2

    31/03/2020 Duración: 14min

    What it means to lose your faith = I have more faith in the problems than I do in Jesus. That’s what happened to Peter — he had more faith in the problems and the difficulties than he did in the Word of God. When we get our eyes off of Jesus and onto the […]

  • 093 When Our Faith Gets Tested, part 1

    22/03/2020 Duración: 15min

    Peter had faith, but not enough. You and I have faith, but not enough. God sometimes puts us in fearful circumstances to test our faith. So much of what we do or don’t do is controlled by fear. The only thing we should be afraid of is offending God. Scripture: Matthew 14:22-32

  • 092 Strengthening Ourselves During Lent, part 2

    10/03/2020 Duración: 13min

    Lent is meant to get us fit and ready for the army of God. The trumpet call is supposed to wake us up to get ready. Who is called to wake up? Everyone, according to Joel 2. God is merciful, and He will take us back if we have been AWOL in the spiritual life. […]

  • 091 Strengthening Ourselves During Lent, part 1

    03/03/2020 Duración: 16min

    In the first chapter of Joel, he describes the plague of the locusts destroying everything. This is a symbol of the enemy’s army destroying things. We see the results of that happening all around us. Because it’s invisible, people are not aware of it, but the kingdom of satan is eating away at everything. The […]