Category Archives: Papacy

Cyprian vs. Stephen, Bishop of Rome, 257-258 AD

From the web-Archive Originally posted on Jan. 19, 2015 Third Century Opposition to Claims of Primacy by Stephen (d. 257) especially by Cyprian (d. 258) On Catholic Answers, episode #6796, Dr. David Anders argued that in the third century Pope Stephen … Continue reading

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Cyprian’s opposition to Stephen, bishop of Rome, 257-258 AD

From the web archive.

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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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Slow Historical developments that show change from early church catholic to later Roman Catholic

http://beggarsallreformation.blogspot.com/2012/08/historical-developments-that-led-to.html It answers the objections that this Roman Catholic made:

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5 Reasons to seriously doubt the Papacy

http://bnonn.com/5-reasons-to-seriously-doubt-the-papacy/ http://beggarsallreformation.blogspot.com/2015/07/5-reasons-to-seriously-doubt-papacy.html And more: http://michaeljkruger.com/were-early-churches-ruled-by-elders-or-a-single-bishop/

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13 Things you didn’t know about the Papacy

http://triablogue.blogspot.com/2015/05/13-things-you-didnt-know-about-papacy.html John Bugay over at Triablogue, has an excellent summary here of the Papacy issues. Because of space, and the purpose to keep to a one page sheet evangelistic tract, it may be hard to include these other issues: I … Continue reading

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Study of Matthew 16:18 – Peter and the Rock

A thorough study of Matthew 16, both exegetically and from the early church. (By Brittany C. Burnette, a student of Dr. Dan Wallace at Dallas Seminary, Texas. ) William Webster also has a thorough study of Patristic references to Matthew 16:18 … Continue reading

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