Category Archives: apostolic succession

Review of Rod Bennett’s book, “Four Witnesses” (Part 1a)

This used to be at amazon.com, but I just noticed it is no longer there.  But see update at Beggar’s All.  It is actually still there, but a guy named Rob helped me to see how I can see it. … Continue reading

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Church History Series: “The Visible Apostolicity of the Invisibly Shepherded Church”

THE VISIBLE APOSTOLICITY OF THE INVISIBLY SHEPHERDED CHURCH, by Timothy Kauffman Part 1 – Biblical defense of elders, local church authority under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ, and His Word. “And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading … Continue reading

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“The Rise of Roman Catholicism” by Tim Kauffman

http://www.whitehorseblog.com/2014/06/29/the-rise-of-roman-catholicism/ Lots of great information there on early church history.  It proves the early church was not the Roman Catholic Church.

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Irenaeus and the church at Rome in his day

Irenaeus was one of the most important church fathers of the second century, who was bishop of Lyon, France, and who wrote around 180-200 AD, his famous work, Against Heresies, that was against Gnosticism and other heretical groups.  This article … Continue reading

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The Rule of Faith in the early church

Roman Catholic apologists like to emphasize the tradition of the early church, and claim that other unwritten oral apostolic traditions that Paul mentions in 2 Thessalonians 2:15, are brought out later in church history.  The problem is, the main early … Continue reading

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Good questions by Timothy Kauffman

See here in the comboxes.  A very good article on the early history of relics in the early church. http://www.whitehorseblog.com/2015/06/14/diggin-up-bones/#comment-15432 BOB JUNE 16, 2015 AT 7:41 PM Tim says apostolic succession is true, don’t you Tim? REPLY Timothy F. Kauffman … Continue reading

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“The Church wrote the Bible” claim of Roman Catholicism

John R. W. Stott: “The Roman Catholics teach that, since the Bible authors were churchmen, the church wrote the Bible. Therefore the church is over the Bible and has authority to interpret it, but also to supplement it. But it … Continue reading

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