Skip to comments.New Presbyterian leader says he has no problem worshipping alongside Catholics
Posted on 02/09/2011 3:22:00 AM PST by Cronos
The next leader of the Presbyterian Church has said he has no problem with worshipping alongside Catholics.
Reverend Ivan Patterson from Newcastle who won yesterday's election by a convincing margin will take over from the Right Rev Dr Norman Hamilton on June 6
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It’s so much better to show the world that we are right and they are wrong, isn’t it?
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This is probably more of a “all paths lead to God” response
What do they call Patterson’s branch of Presbyterianism? Is is Dublin-based (IR-based), or Belfast-based (Ulster-based), or something else?
It’s the Presbyterian Church in Ireland which is across the ROI and N-I
Maybe we all (that is true Christians) should seek the same mind set as was John the Baptist: For he said;
“I must decrease, but He must increase.”
And may we recall what the Apostle Paul wrote:
“For I am determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ and Him crucified. (1 Corinthians 2:2)
The Apostle Paul also wrote:
“For I am jealous over you with godly jealously: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through subility, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.” (2 Corinthians 11:2-3)
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Any Trinitarian Christian is my brother. Everything else is man-made B.S.
Interestingly, neither the Catholic Church, the Anglican Church, nor the Presbyterian Church recognize the partition of Ireland.
Actually, as a Presbyterian, neither do I.
quite frankly, I guess it depends — OPC types don’t