Category Archives: Roman Catholic false practices

Discussion on Allan Ruhl’s channel about Protestant Faith vs. Roman Catholic Faith

I want to thank Allan Ruhl for having me on his You Tube channel. The sound quality was not good at times, but hopefully, Lord willing, we can do more of these in the future. Basically, I mentioned the major … Continue reading

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“Justified” means different things in different contexts

When Protestants quote 1 Clement 32 to demonstrate “Sola Fide” in the early church, the Roman Catholic apologist answers back with 1 Clement 30. But see the context! When he says in I Clement 30, “being justified by works and … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Catholic Converts Examined

The same application of this video and my arguments can be made to Evangelicals who are tempted to convert to Eastern Orthodoxy or Oriental Orthodoxy or the Assyrian Church of the East. This is an excellent analysis of how Roman … Continue reading

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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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Refutation of Dogma of Perpetual Virginity of Mary

Be sure to read and study the outline by Timothy Kauffman at “thorn Crown ministries”. Excellent material. It is obvious that the earliest sources for the Perpetual Virginity of Mary come from Gnostic or Gnostic influenced sources. https://thorncrownministries.com/blog/2017/07/07/roman-catholics-and-their-queen-part-4

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Jerome on the Deutero-canonical books (Apocrypha)

After speaking of the books of the Wisdom of Solomon and Ecclesiasticus, which were sent at the same time, the Preface continues: As, then, the Church reads Judith, Tobit, and the books of Maccabees, but does not admit them among … 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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Refutation of the RC dogma of Perpetual Virginity of Mary

Hank Hanegraaff’s argument was clearly defeated, IMO. James White makes great sense, about a bunch of non-family grown men (whether cousins or children from Joseph from a previous marriage in which Joseph’s first wife died) following Mary around all the … Continue reading

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Tradition

See my article on “Tradition”, that goes with other recent discussions of the Rule of Faith in the early church and the responses to Roman Catholic John Fisher. https://beggarsallreformation.blogspot.com/2016/04/tradition.html

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Part 2 of third response to John Fisher

3rd Response to John Fisher on the Papacy. (part 2 of Response # 3) My response is in blue. see part 1 of 3rd response from earlier post. Also, see the Rule of Faith in the early church. It’s at … Continue reading

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