“No Creed But the Bible” Is a Ridiculous Lie

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Credit to Steve Rudd’s CofC propaganda site for this gem; perfectly illustrating CofC hubris.

Ministers and laypeople of the Protestant Church of Christ,

You often profess pride in your lack of a creed, but you utilize a creed-like mantra as both a statement of belief and a disparaging commentary on Christians who do confess a creed. “No creed but the Bible”, however, does not communicate the self-affirming Restorationist wish for “biblical Christianity”; what it does is offer a proof of how, in itself, the Catholic Church is more plausible, more reasonable: Christian.

“No creed but the Bible” is a creed! It is a statement of faith that the Bible – however interpreted – contains the body of doctrine that provides the necessary knowledge for accessing the means of salvation. Your stated belief portrays a dependence on, an acknowledgement of, a subordination to, a conduit of truth – truth that is, of course, subject to the private interpretation of any person who proudly professes the creedless creed. After all, “creed” means “belief”. A person who has no creed has no belief. In other words, the mantra is a never-ending circular justification of one’s own belief. Put differently, the Protestant Church of Christ’s “creed” (its “belief”), is, “We believe what we interpret the Bible to mean”. More accurately, it means, “What we believe is what we teach.” Continue reading

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What CofC Men-O-God Say:

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• “Your website is a troll.” “You son of Satan.”
-Scott J. Shifferd, Dean Road Church of Christ

• “Pax [(he thinks “pax” means “Pat” and not “peace”)] cannot do us no harm and that why he wont fly to Martinsville not unless we foot he bill [to debate me on my television show]. . . . Really now I just want you to man up and bring your false doctrine to the airwaves but You and me know that wont happen because all you can do is play book writer and site master. You take that book momey Buy a plane tickey then we post it all on youtube how about that?”
-Johnny Robertson, founder of Church of Christ WDTBS Television Show

• “You are not a model of ethicality.”
-Neal Pollard, Bear Valley Church of Christ; instructor at Bear Valley Bible Institute

• “Patrick Vandapool you will pay for your crimes against God.” “You and your Church are condemned, better accept the Gospel and leave your Church before you die in your sins. you are an alien sinner!” “Your brainwashed.” “Your site is a propaganda site.” Your not a true Christian.” “Your a fool… . I never called you a fool.”
-John Riddle; “well tranned priest of the Lord’s Church”

• “Are you an unmarried man under 25? Your writing style and wisdom match such a profile.”
-Steve Rudd, Hamilton Church of Christ; founder of CofC propaganda website bible.ca

• “You have to be the most immature person that I’ve ever “met” in WordPress, and that includes the atheists, by which in overwhelming numbers show more common courtesy and respect that you. Are you 10 years old? …if that’s what your readers enjoy then it says as much about them as it does you.”
-Eugene Adkins, Keltonburg Church of Christ

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The Real Church of Christ Is Apostolic

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Jesus did not build His Church so that it would last a single generation; He promised He would be with her until the end of time, with you always (Matthew 28:20), so that he who receives you [the Apostles] receives me (Matthew 10:40; cf. Luke 10:16; John 13:20). Legitimate clergy via maintenance of the hierarchy through apostolic succession is the manner in which Jesus intended to perpetuate His Church, which you must admit to on some level, for without Catholic apostolic succession, the world would not have the Bible as you know it today. Additionally, the worldwide Church would not have doctrine, for it is not the Bible that declares doctrine but a living Church. Even the popular Protestant proof-text which is used as a catch-all argument for Protestantism’s particular premises regarding the supremacy of Scripture—All scripture is God-breathed . . . (2 Timothy 3:16 New International Version)—is included in the Bible because, and only because, of Catholic apostolic succession. Succession’s fruit is the visible body that, with the aid of the Holy Spirit, determined which writings would become Christian Scripture—Scripture that, along with the books of the Old Testament, would become useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness. Continue reading

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Biblical Joseph and the Pyramids, Part 2

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Biblical Joseph and the Pyramids, Part 1

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Some Scriptural / Logical Proofs: The Catholic Church of Christ Is True, and the Protestant CofC Is False

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You insist you’re the “Church of the Bible”, the “true Christians”, “the Lord’s Church”, the Church of Acts”… If that is true, then why is your sect so different than what Scripture reveals? Continue reading

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