Category Archives: Dave Armstrong

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…

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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

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Dave Armstrong: Taking Irenaeus out of Context

Taking Irenaeus out of context “And then shall every word also seem consistent to him, if he for his part diligently read the Scriptures in company with those who are presbyters in the Church, among whom is the apostolic doctrine, … Continue reading

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Dave Armstrong’s goofy claim about Mary being described as the new ark of the covenant, “in Scripture”

Roman Catholic Dave Armstrong, former Evangelical, wrote: “(and, of course, Mary is described as the new ark of the covenant in Scripture)” Dave, please demonstrate where Scripture says “Mary is the new ark of the covenant”! Dave Armstrong’s method (and Roman Catholic … Continue reading

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On the Canon of Scripture, Papal Infallibility, & Development of Doctrine -old debate with Dave Armstrong

This is an old on-line debate (2010) I had with Roman Catholic Dave Armstrong. I had forgotten about this article by David Waltz that Dave A. was also referring to.  It is very interesting to me to go back and … Continue reading

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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

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Should Roman Catholics pray to Mary and dead saints, or be using statues to pray to Mary or dead saints?

Praying to Mary and viewing her as a “mediatrix” (a female co-mediator with Jesus) is a blasphemous practice and clear violation of 1 Timothy 2:5.  “For there is only one God, and one mediator between God and man, the man … Continue reading

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