Category Archives: Roman Catholic false practices

Roman Catholic “Deformation” over centuries

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John Henry Newman’s confession – early church is different than later church in history

Cardinal John Henry Newman admitted that the early church (“catholic” / universal -first 500 years) is different than the later church (later = Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox). It does not seem possible, then, to avoid the conclusion that, whatever … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Development of Doctrine, early church history, Protestantism / Evangelicalism, Roman Catholic False Doctrines, Roman Catholic false practices, Roman Catholicism

Jerome’s Latin translation of “repent” as “do penance”, leading to unBiblical practices for centuries

Jerome’s Latin translation of the Greek metanoeo / μετανοεω was a mistake. The Latin was “do penance” and developed into doing external deeds that the priest said, like crawl up steps and say 100 hail Mary’s or give money to … Continue reading

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Response to Catholic Nick on Imputation as part of Justification by Faith Alone

http://thessalonians516.blogspot.com/search/label/Imputation Joey Henry wrote an excellent 8 part response that I hope to write more about later.

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Purgatory

Debate on Purgatory and focus on 1 Corinthians 3:10-15, between Tim Staples and James White. (from January of 2010)     Review of that debate on the Dividing Line: A Good Article on Purgatory: Purgatory – a good article with … Continue reading

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A Reformation Day Summary

Luther’s Reformation Breakthrough (by Church History, Historical Theology Professor Ryan Reeves, Gordon-Conwell Seminary) Dr. Reeves summarizes Luther’s Breakthrough on Justification by Faith Alone: The Importance of the Reformation: Dr. Reeves then goes back to explain the 95 Theses: I wanted … Continue reading

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An Earnest Plea to Roman Catholics

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