Skip to comments.Has the Pope Taken His First Steps into Last Days Apostasy?
Posted on 09/25/2013 8:27:57 PM PDT by WXRGina
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You are correct but we wouldnt be the salt if it werent for the Holy Spirit.
BTW Enough salt and it actually halts the decay. Think prosciutto.
A cutesy cartoon, huh? Good luck with that, Narses. I wish you the best.
vivid imagination that you have there....no idols, the beads count prayers, and paganistic rituals??????you mean such as Christmas???
That some posters try to categorize ALL Catholics in certain ways. Was my example to explicit? LOL!
I didn't think up the number, I merely copied the hypothetical number that someone else posted....a meaningless number nevertheless...
Catholicism is the reason that there is a need for denominations....there is Catholicism and the revolters against her need names....thus denominations....simple as that
I interpret NOTHING...I leave that up to the church leaders who have been doing it for 2,000+ years. It was NOT Himself that Jesus was referring to as the rock upon He would build His church...it was, indeed, peter or there would have been no need at all for the statement...I will give you the keys to the kingdom of Heaven....does that mean that He was going to keep them for Himself?????
I'm sorry, Mr. Terycarl. The Word of God is only spiritually discerned, and God calls us to seek its meaning. He calls us to seek His knowledge, wisdom and understanding. We have no need that any man teach us its meaning, because when we seek the Lord, His spirit illuminates the meaning of Scripture to our minds and spirits. Without the Spirit of God to help us understand His Word, we will not understand it, and will instead fall into deception.
What you wrote above is wrong. Jesus is the God of all creation. He is the Rock, the Foundation. He is the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. No man gets to the Father except through Him.
Please stop putting your faith in fallen man, Mr. Terycarl.
Discuss the issues all you want, but do not make it personal.
PS: Christ gives the keys to the Kingdom to all believers in Christ, Mr. Terycarl.
Reliable Roman sources say Abp Piero Marini is the next head of the Congregation of Divine Worship... I wonder how the neo-cats will spin this.
This was supposed to be a PM but at this point I don’t care anymore. Let the dice fly where they may.
Thank you so much for your encouragements, dear YHAOS! You are an unfailing blessing to me, too.
Tell me, are you thankful to the Jews for "preserving" the word of God for over three THOUSAND years before Christians arrived? Unless you are willing to do that, I don't see how it can be justified that everyone must thank the "Catholics" (capital "c") for doing so.
Perhaps I should report to the mod?
What thinks you, boatbums?
I thinks the mods have enough on their plates without those with too tender feelings either running to them like they're Mom or complaining when they don't think Mom is being "fair". We are all grown-ups, aren't we? ;o)
We all have to have a purpose in life, sitetest, and I guess tattling is yours.
Yes, I see that the Catholics here pride themselves on their intellect. But I’ve no need to go any further than Jesus Himself to make my point.
If you want deep theological discussions, as Catholics are wont to do, then no you won’t find anything of interest from me. All I care about is telling others about Jesus and the simple way He saves. There are far better than me among the believers on FR that can teach deeper Christian meaning.
So my posts are not for Catholics...they are for those seekers who know nothing of the Lord and who could be led astray by Roman doctrine. My calling is to represent truth, not religion or high-minded theology.
Good day to you.
Well, I was being facetious anyway.
Not my style. I’d rather send you hurtling off the planet with a blast of fury...so much more satisfying. lol
“We all have to have a purpose in life, sitetest,...”
My purposes in life aren't related to Free Republic.
I visit FR because it's the best news aggregator on the Internet.
Once upon a time, discussion of religions topics between non-Catholic Christians and Catholics here at FR was often a worthwhile pursuit. Before the rise of the Religion Forum in its current form, with its current rules, there were actually meaningful conversations between people who saw Salvation History through different lens. Some of these conversations were, actually, quite deep, theologically. And illuminating, at least for me, helping me to understand why others believe differently from how I believe.
Some of the non-Catholic Christians here touched me, personally, quite deeply, with their love of God and their deep understanding of Him, even if that understanding was different from my own.
But just as bad money drives out good money, bad posting drives out good posting.
And the current regime in place encouraged a sort of bad posting, and thus, by necessity, drove out the good.
The result of these things is that the forum now hosts folks self-persuaded that they are the prophets of the Lord! Folks self-persuaded that their need to engage in personal cruelty and indecency are actually signs of their appointment as prophets of the Lord! Yay! Go, team, go!
In my view, there are significant problems with how the Religion Forum is run. I've said what I think to the Religion Moderator, on more than one occasion. He, being a person who thinks he's open and fair-minded, listened to me. But it doesn't appear to me that he ever was able to wrap his head around what I was saying.
Well, it's not my site (as we are all reminded regularly), so I do my best to obey the rules of the site, to "stay within the lines." But as I said, what's good for the goose, is good for the gander.
So we continue to be a site that hosts some of the most scurrilous hate screeds around, given to us by individuals who mostly are charlatans or in need of psychotherapy.
But there's an occasional article of interest. And further, I've been here going on 16 years, and have made friends, and like to check in on them now and then. Some of these folks, I've known through FR for a while, and I'd miss them. And FR is still the best news aggregator on the Internet.
I have no interest in at all in anything you have to say. Yours is not the gospel of Jesus. It has nothing to do with Christ or God. But your inept posts do make me chuckle.
And I try to look for the silver lining in every cloud.
Instead of griping, you could have just posted a ‘better’ source.
Original source. All of one split second on google.
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