Category Archives: Rod Bennett

Physical water does not cleanse the soul

In Roman Catholic Apologetics, (and also Eastern Orthodoxy), in defending “Baptismal Regeneration”, a lot is made of Justin Martyr’s section on baptism in his First Apology, 61. My friend Rod Bennett made a lot of his argument on that in … Continue reading

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An Eastern Orthodox Perspective on Roman Catholicism and on Protestant Faith

And also, in this post, I will address Archpriest Josiah Trenham – his EO perspective on Evangelical Protestant Faith The first video (above) by Dr. Ryan Reeves gives a good overview of the issues of the “The Great Schism of … Continue reading

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Evangelical Protestants can be deep in church history

Gavin Ortlund has many great videos. Check out his You Tube channel. “Truth Unites” . See the playlist on church history/ Roman Catholicism & Eastern Orthodoxy. The first video below, is a great overview of a thoughtful, nuanced, proper Protestant … Continue reading

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Church History, Newman’s false dictum, and baptismal regeneration in the early church

This post includes 2 excellent videos about Church History, Historical Theology, Cardinal John Henry Newman’s famous quote, “To be deep in history is to cease to be Protestant” (which is false, and Gavin Ortlund is providing a ton of good … Continue reading

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More on the Canon Issue and Sola Scriptura

Continuation of previous article from May 27, 2021. Ignorance of early church history, the doctrine of the Trinity, and the theology and background of the inspiration(God-breathed quality of) and dating and existence of the Scriptures and; then, the process of … Continue reading

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The Canon issue used against Sola Scriptura

Friendly debates with Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox: An Eastern Orthodox convert from Evangelical Reformed Protestantism (that I have interacted with recently; and whom I consider a friend) put this meme below up: Roman Catholics use the same kind of … Continue reading

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Why Stay Protestant?

Why Stay Protestant? by Matthew Schultz  (for some reason either Word press or “Medium” would not let me link the url here.  After several tries I give up trying to figure that out.  I not a techy; So, the link … Continue reading

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Earliest church history proves Roman Catholicism wrong

Two more of Timothy Kauffman’s articles that have lots of great information on early church history in them and clearly refute the claims of Roman Catholicism that they are the same church of the early centuries. http://www.whitehorseblog.com/2015/08/02/longing-for-nicaea/ http://www.whitehorseblog.com/2015/08/09/the-object-of-her-irrepressible-scorn/

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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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Refutation of Baptismal Regeneration in the early church

This is going to be a work in progress, as time allows; I will be updating and adding and when necessary, editing this.  This is a massive subject from the early church fathers, and it just takes a lot of … Continue reading

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