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The hidden exodus: Catholics becoming Protestants
NCR ^ | Apr. 18, 2011 | Thomas Reese

Posted on 05/17/2012 5:40:57 PM PDT by Gamecock

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To: metmom

“That’s something that Catholics just don’t get. If you have to pay for your sin, you’ll be paying for all eternity because THE WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH.

Forgiveness is forgiveness. There is no more sin to pay for with forgiveness. It’s a gift offered freely to us for the taking.”

~ ~ ~

Taking part of a Scripture verse to profess a falsehood?
Pretty vague besides, whatever, it’s not true. Salvation isn’t a free gift, God’s grace is.

What about your serious sins committed today or yesterday?

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Holiness Is Not An Option, It Is A Requirement For Entry Into Paradise

My Children,

I Am that I Am. I Am the Alpha and the Omega. I Am. Rejoice. I come before you in glory. I desire to instruct you for you are mine. My Little Ones, open your hearts to Me. I knock on the door of your hearts this instant. Open your hearts, and surrender to Me. Give Me permission to transfigure you. Give Me permission to heal you, and to minister to you this day. I never leave you. Know that I see all things, and understand what you are going through. Know that I must purify you with fire, with trials, and tribulations for many of you have grown distant, abandoned My precepts, and broken My most holy commandments. I will refine you, each and every one of you until you reach perfection. You are My heirs, and perfection must be your ultimate goal. Holiness is not an option, it is a requirement for entry into Paradise. You would do well to remember this, and to change your ways. Grow in love. Truly I telly you, holiness is love made manifest hundred fold. Holiness is love perfected. I call you to love. One more time, I invite you to love as never before. Love. Do all things in love. Be patient. Do not let your hearts be troubled. I know your progress. I know your shortcomings, and I will bless you along the way. Rejoice. Celebrate this advancement in love. Celebrate love. I place My seal upon your hearts, and lips. I leave you My kiss of peace.

1,451 posted on 06/09/2012 10:40:40 PM PDT by stpio
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To: All

2 Maccabbees 6:16
He never withdraws his mercy from us. Although he disciplines us with misfortunes, he does not abandon his own people.

June 3, 2012

“Be not afraid, my children! Is it more merciful to allow sinners to persist in sin, or to put an end to an age of sin through chastisement? Know and believe that your Lord is merciful above all and seeks to call ALL sinners to righteousness. If they will not listen to the voice of God in his Church, they will listen to him in calamity. The children of this age persist in darkness. But the darkness can never vanquish the light. Light always triumphs. Therefore—rejoice! I say it again—rejoice! For your Lord is near and he comes to rule the world with justice and the peoples with fairness.”

1,452 posted on 06/09/2012 10:59:23 PM PDT by stpio
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To: stpio
Holiness Is Not An Option, It Is A Requirement For Entry Into Paradise

Exactly. Which is why nobody can get into heaven.

All it takes is ONE sin to damn us. If all we ever committed one sin in our entire lives and lead a perfectly holy life for the rest of it, it STILL wouldn't be enough. All it took was one sin for Adam and Eve to bring sin into the world and get them kicked out.

So, even if the rest of my life were perfectly pure and holy, I couldn't get in because it's too late.

James 2:8-11 8 If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well. 9 But if you show partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors. 10 For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become accountable for all of it. 11 For he who said, “Do not commit adultery,” also said, “Do not murder.” If you do not commit adultery but do murder, you have become a transgressor of the law.

That's why it's not by our works that we're saved. Because we've already transgressed the Law and it's on our record. The only way to enter heaven is to have the record erased and that's what Jesus' death accomplished.

Colossians 2:13-15 13 And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, 14 by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This he set aside, nailing it to the cross. 15 He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.

1,453 posted on 06/10/2012 5:49:51 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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Hi, Catholics care...

No use to discuss our differences, nobody has budged in
their belief. This is why God has to act (the Great Warning *Rev 6:15-17*) to bring Christianity together and non believers to the faith.

Remember, you can begin to consider, to change on three
things of faith, #1, believe in the Eucharist, confession
to a Priest and in Mary’s help. Three means to the greatest
graces. On the last, you don’t accept it now but the Blessed Trinity has given Mary all graces to dispense. From the heart, it’s prophesied, do NOT go with those who will REJECT the 5th Marian Dogma when it is proclaimed.

Mary belongs to us all, you didn’t personally, stupid men rejected Our Lord’s mother to distance themselves from the faith, Roman Catholicism. You can have the love of both,
Our Lord and Mary. Mary is waiting to help you, you only have to ask her in prayer.

A friend reminded me, Protestants and Catholics agree, it is the power of prayer that brings conversion. And look,
in a message given a seer in Brazil, Our Lady says too.

April 15, 2012

...Pray, pray, pray for the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI, for all the Clergy, for all the religious men and women, for all mankind.

Pray for the atheists and pagans, time is running out.

Pray for the Holy Church founded by Jesus Christ, unity and prayer.

Help the Holy Father the Pope to seek the sheep, who are away. You MUST NOT seek for them with WORDS, but with PRAYER, the prayer already contains strength to bring them. That’s why I call you to prayer, is to help you and to help your brothers. The power of prayer performs great miracles...

1,454 posted on 06/11/2012 2:29:08 PM PDT by stpio
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To: Dr. Eckleburg

ding dong, bye bye

1,455 posted on 02/04/2015 12:07:45 AM PST by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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