Skip to comments.11 Reasons the Authority of Christianity Is Centered on St. Peter and Rome
Posted on 01/06/2013 3:56:49 PM PST by NYer
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And you are sticking to English -- the English term "priest" is simply a contraction of the Greek word presbuteros (presbyster/elder) -- these have the responsibility of teaching, governing, and providing the sacraments in a given congregation (1 Tim. 5:17; Jas. 5:1415).
The Elder (Presbuteros -- in english "priest", not hierus) is given the role of leadership
Christ is present during the Eucharist, thanks for acknowledging the True presence of Christ in the Eucharist, as do our Lutheran brethren
“is simply an attempt to inject a false impression.” - yes, your post is doing that — the English term “priest” is simply a contraction of the Greek word presbuteros (presbyster/elder) — these have the responsibility of teaching, governing, and providing the sacraments in a given congregation (1 Tim. 5:17; Jas. 5:1415).
The High Priest, Jesus Christ is the High Priest and the one-time Sacrifice -- note, this is a participation in the One-Time sacrifice famously captured by Van Eyck in the 14th century painting
We are participating in Christ's one-time sacrifice which as seen in the words of the Apocalypse of St. John of Patmos, as seen in Heaven is the Lamb standing proudly with the blood of Christ in the Eucharist
MAry visited FAtima and comforted....
Yup; they'll befuddle them...
See there; you DO know that PETER was not the foundation!
Bottom line. The Bereans checked with scripture to see if even what Paul and Silas taught was true. We DO have the writings of the apostles which even the Catholics believe to be scripture. We also have the same Spirit so will keep “searching the scriptures daily to see if what they teach is true”. Doing that we can easily find the RCC in error.
It should be easy for you to show from the New Testament the strict use of the Greek word for priest applied to the New Testament church leadership if it’s true. How about it?
Catholics may rely on pictures as scripture. I dont.
Now: Certain people came down from ROME to Antioch and were teaching the believers: Unless you are baptised, according to the custom taught by PETER, you cannot be saved.
LOL Is that what its called? I suppose since the Catholic Church has declared that the Muslims serve the same god as Catholics the Muslims now befuddle infidels? Infedels, heretics. I suppose it's all the same.
And the intent of the language that the apostles used is what's in the Apostolic Church and has been since the time of the Early Christians
it's rather funny for a johnny-come-lately to come along 2000 years later and thing he/she knows something that contradicts 2000 years. yeah, right....
very "progressive" of ya!
you mean like the claims to be Baptist, then to be a Pentecostal, then Modalist -- oh, yeah, when the Modalist "phase" was on, the mask slipped with a few "Jesus is just a prophet" statements
Tell us, what's the new phase this time?
13. When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say the Son of Man is?"
14. They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."
15. "But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?"
16. Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."
17. Jesus replied, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by man, but by my Father in heaven.
18. And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.
19. I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven."
It's not that the two CLAUSES are linked, but that two VERSES are.
That verses 17 and 19 are about Peter STILL doesn't explain why Christ said, "And I tell you that you are Peter". Did He think Peter had forgotten his name?
Good for you, next will you be preaching " And the prophet J. Smith came with golden plates"?
If you get away from the Greek translations that were prepared by the Nicolaitans, and read it from a direct translation from the original Hebrew to English, you can see that he told Peter that he was called a hard pebble, then the true meaning of the verse comes to light, and it is obvious that he who had been called The Rock for 1500 years was the head of the church.
I notice you didn't answer my question. Why is that?
I dont answer agitprop.
A question is "agitprop"? What a cowardly evasion.
Remember that those preaching this were strictly sticking to the scripture in terms of what should be done
They didn't follow the Apostolic Tradition as first experienced by Peter on the clean and unclean and then expanded by Paul about no need for circumcision
So these folks from Judea talking sola scriptura were akin to your philosophies.
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