Category Archives: apostolic succession

Irenaeus and the church at Rome in his day

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
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…

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Dave Armstrong, Development of Doctrine, early church history, Irenaeus, Roman Catholicism

Response to Dave Armstrong’s response to my article on his taking Irenaeus out of context

I begin with a link to an article by Anthony Lane, that David Waltz linked to at his blog.  (see at the very bottom of his side bar, right above the famous Newman quote)  This article by Anthony Lane is … Continue reading

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Dave Armstrong, early church history, Irenaeus, Roman Catholic False Doctrines, Roman Catholic false practices, Roman Catholicism, The rule of Faith, Tradition

Scripture, Tradition, and Church, by Anthony Lane

Scripture, Tradition and Church: An Historical Survey, by Anthony N. S. Lane https://biblicalstudies.org.uk/pdf/vox/vol09/scripture_lane.pdf

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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, (in Irenaeus’ day, called Lugdunum, Gaul) and who wrote around 180-200 AD, his famous work, Against Heresies, that was against Gnosticism … Continue reading

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Dave Armstrong, Development of Doctrine, early church history, Irenaeus, Roman Catholicism