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Has the Pope Taken His First Steps into Last Days Apostasy?
American Prophet ^ | September 24, 2013 | Rev. Michael Bresciani

Posted on 09/25/2013 8:27:57 PM PDT by WXRGina

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To: WilliamRobert

Why do you say that? Are you brainwashed by Catholic haters?

41 posted on 09/25/2013 9:31:06 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: WXRGina

Who is Rev. Michael Bresciani and why is he so concerned about the Catholic Pope? It’s really noble of him, the world apprec iates it, but let him become concerned about his own sect, whatever it is, Jehovah’s Witnesses, 7th Day Adventists, or Scientologists.

42 posted on 09/25/2013 9:32:31 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: jodyel

The rapture occurs at the Second Coming of Christ.

The notion of a rapture occurring apart from the moment of the Second Coming is daft. It is made up out of whole cloth and not scriptural.

I am saved, child. I am no worse or better off than you.

43 posted on 09/25/2013 9:34:41 PM PDT by Brian Kopp DPM
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To: WXRGina
The Scriptures bear that out, and the "rapture" will be after the tribulation, and will be the second coming of the Lord.

Exactly. Thank you. Any notion of a rapture occurring any time other than at the moment of the Second Coming is silly. My apologies for not making that more clear in the first post. Catholics have always believed in the rapture, the one that occurs at the Second Coming.

44 posted on 09/25/2013 9:39:52 PM PDT by Brian Kopp DPM
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To: Brian Kopp DPM

Some people just don’t get it.

The English word rapture does not appear in any of the current English translations of the Bible. If you are wondering where the English term originates from, it is an Old English word that was used in literature (including some Charles Dickens novels) that refers to being carried away.

47 posted on 09/25/2013 9:46:28 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

Does your tagline mean that it is possible for the mainstream media to get something CORRECT when they write about the Pope?

Or does that like this latest round of crazy pronouncements remain impossible?

48 posted on 09/25/2013 10:03:57 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Alamo-Girl

>> here’s a research project from several years ago

Very cool! Thanks for sharing the link.

As regards eschatology, put me down as a “who knows who cares”... how it all ends is a mystery to me, and doesn’t in the least affect how I should be living this day and every day for Jesus!

49 posted on 09/25/2013 10:06:10 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: WXRGina
Yes. After the tribulation of those days and before God pours out his wrath.

For a great series on what the bible really says about Daniels 70th week, I recommend The Revelation Film Series: KJV Prophecy

50 posted on 09/25/2013 10:16:10 PM PDT by nonsporting
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To: Brian Kopp DPM
Oh, another OOPs-millennialist. Tee-hee-hee.

You know what the Pre-Tri Premillennialist said to the Amillennialist? See ya!
51 posted on 09/25/2013 10:21:19 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: WXRGina

Given that this May, May 21, he denied His Lord and Savior by stating atheists and those that don’t believe in God can get into Heaven by “being good” - WHATEVER THAT VAGUE RELATIVE TERM MEANS - totally invalidating Jesus Christ’s atoning death for all people,

I’d say yes.

Jesus DID die for all. Not ALL take Him up on His offer. NOBODY earns one singe part of their salvation. You can’t do anything “good” to earn one drop of your salvation, you can’t do anything to make it into Heaven on your own.

He that denies the Son denies the Father. They aren’t going to go to Heaven. Denying the Son denies Jesus was God, and denies His saving work for all men.

52 posted on 09/25/2013 10:32:32 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: terycarl
the Pope is infallible in matters of faith and morals

Just this one or all of them throughout history? While I believe that there were righteous men amongs the many Popes of history, please explain your comment vis-a-vis:

1. Pope John XII (955–964), murdered several people, gave land to a mistress, and was killed by a man who caught him 'in flagrante delicto' with his wife.

2. Pope Benedict IX (1032–1044, 1045, 1047–1048), who "sold" the Papacy, who was said to have had orgies in the Lateran palace, and who was said to have been primarily homosexual.

3. Pope Urban VI (1378–1389), who tortured Cardinals who had conspired against him and complained that he did not hear enough screaming when they were tortured.

4. Pope Alexander VI (1492–1503), the Libertine Borgia, he of multiple mistresses and multiple children.

5. Pope Leo X (1513–1521), a spendthrift, who's actions were the primary cause of the Reformation, through his selling of indulgences to raise money for his profligate spending. According to both Francesco Guicciardini and Bishop Paolo Giovio, the Pope was homosexual.

There are many others, but I submit that a Pope, being mortal, fleshly, is prone to the same sins as any other man. How many times did Jesus rebuke the Pharisees as hypocrites when they did one thing, yet instructed others not to do what they did? How then, can such Popes be 'infallible' in matters of 'morals'?

53 posted on 09/25/2013 10:52:44 PM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was lost but now I'm found; blind but now I see.)
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To: WXRGina

When Pope Francis has turned the Catholic Church down the path of liberation theology and social justice. Liberation Theology has as its roots, Marxism. Pope Francis is leading the Church into the realm of heresy and apostasy. Along this road, according to Pope Benidict XVI, will be “rebellion, division, dissent, offenses, anarchy . . . that inevitably lead to the betrayal of the cause of the poor and that a Marxist analysis of reality leads to the acceptance of positions that are incompatible with the Christian vision of man.”

It is incredible how stupid men can be to embrace the Marxist world view. It is like a fool shoving a needle of Heroin into his skin and thinking they have found the way, the truth and the happiness.

54 posted on 09/25/2013 10:57:17 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: jodyel

And you know neither your Bible, nor prophecy. LOL!

That happens when one is stuck in a well, hearing only their own echo.

55 posted on 09/25/2013 11:46:27 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: WXRGina

Pope Francis excommunicates pro-gay marriage priest. He’s not the liberal the media wants
By Tim Stanley Religion Last updated: September 23rd, 2013
586 Comments Comment on this article

Despite all due temptation, he remains a Catholic.
From all of last week’s headlines saying that the Pope wants to forget this nonsense about abortion and gays, you’d imagine that Germaine Greer had been elected to run the Catholic Church. Actually what the Pope was saying was that he wants the Church to talk more about what it’s for than what it’s against. But that doesn’t mean it won’t still be against those things that contradict its teachings and traditions.
• Can Pope Francis save the Catholic Church?
• The Catholic Church will never be the same
• The mystery of what Pope Francis really believes
Just ask Greg Reynolds of Melbourne – a priest who appears to have been both defrocked and excommunicated because of his radical views on women clergy and gay marriage. From Australia’s The Age:
The excommunication document – written in Latin and giving no reason – was dated May 31, meaning it comes under the authority of Pope Francis who made headlines on Thursday calling for a less rule-obsessed church.
The document might give no explicit reason, but the reason is implicit and well understood: Reynolds has offended Mother Church with his politics. It’s interesting to note that the former priest tells The Age that he “wants the same thing as the Pope” which is “to encourage reform and clear need for renewal in the church.” I read from this that Reynolds has, like many liberals, misunderstood Francis’ words. Structural reform is clearly necessary to prevent future horrors like the child abuse scandal, and renewal is something that Christians always desire. But Reynolds would throw out Catholic doctrine – something Francis would never do because he is, despite the best wishes of so many in the media, a Catholic. His treatment of Reynolds proves that point.
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Tags: greg reynolds, Melbourne, Pope Francis, the age

56 posted on 09/25/2013 11:46:42 PM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: johngrace

57 posted on 09/25/2013 11:47:14 PM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: WXRGina
Typically aging "American Prophets" see their own mortality creeping up on them and since they don't want to believe they will die before what they've promoted comes to pass, they begin to see signs of their prophecy being fulfilled in anything and everything. Americans in general also tend to equate what's happening in this country with what's happening in the entire world.

Each apostate American is being replaced by multiple faithful believers elsewhere and this author is just another run of the mill aging "American Prophet" who as dusk settles around him can't see the forest for the trees.

58 posted on 09/26/2013 1:27:28 AM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: RitaOK

Wow, really!!

Catholics really do think they have a lock on all knowledge, don’t they?

Some here I have found to be genuinely lovely souls interested in knowing more and having sincere warmth.

The rest of you just need to crawl back under that rock you so like to profess and await your eternal destiny.....if you hurry you might even get a front row seat to the hellfire.

Take yourself far, far, far away from me!

59 posted on 09/26/2013 3:02:33 AM PDT by jodyel
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To: Brian Kopp DPM

Pretty frightening....geez.

As I told Rita, crawl back under the rock you like to profess so much and if you hurry you’ll get a front row seat to the fires of hell.

Get behind

60 posted on 09/26/2013 3:04:08 AM PDT by jodyel
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