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I’ve been playing. Now I can complete my BAPTISM series! [Video Warning: Language]

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Baptism, Part 2. False Premise #2: Baptizo Always Means Immerse

False Premise #2: The secular and Christian use of the Greek word from which the English word “baptism” is derived always refers to immersion (complete submersion) in a fluid.     Restorationist Christians, The Protestant Church of Christ’s second false premise is … Continue reading

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Baptism, Part 1. Introduction & CofC False Premise #1: The Greek Word Implies Mode, Not Rite

Restorationist Christians, The Catholic Church of Christ believes the word “Baptism” represents a specific sacrament, and the Protestant Church of Christ believes the word represents a specific sacrament (so to speak) as well as a specific mode: immersion, and only … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fatherhood, Part 4. Beware of Robes

CofC-ers, The Protestant Church of Christ often objects to the Catholic Church’s use of vestments (robes), and believes that its use of vestments are an indication that it is a body that Christians should “beware of.” This particular objection is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fatherhood, Part 3. Calling the Pope “Holy Father”

CofC-ers, The Protestant Church of Christ objects to the address of “holy father” for a pope. As already proved, it is perfectly biblical for Christians to call their priests “father”. However, the address “holy” is a word the Protestant Church … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fatherhood, Part 2. Calling Priests “Father”

CofC-ers, The Protestant Church of Christ objects to the Catholic Church’s practice of calling her priests “fathers”. Your group bases its objection not on the full corpus of Scripture, but on a single, isolated verse: And call no man your … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fatherhood, Part 1. The Real Church of Christ Understands It!

Members of the Protestant Churches of Christ, Non-Catholic Christianity is like a shattered mirror; it reflects something that precedes it, it distorts parts of the image of the original object, and it might not reflect parts of the object at … Continue reading

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