Category Archives: Apostasy

Apostasy and Restoration, Part 6. Concluding Remarks

Is the Church not the household of God (1 Timothy 3:15)—the house Christ built? Is Christ not more powerful than Satan (cf. 1 John 4:4)? No one can enter a strong man’s house and plunder his goods (Mark 3:27), but … Continue reading

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Apostasy and Restoration, Part 5. Perceived Secondary Scriptural Support for the Protestant Church of Christ’s Theory

CofC Christians, The Scriptures do teach that many people will fall away, but they never indicate that there would be a Great or near-Great Apostasy. Many of your preferred proof-texts in fact teach that “many (not all, not most) will … Continue reading

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Apostasy and Restoration, Part 4. 1 Timothy 4:1-3

Restorationist Church of Christers, With mouth-watering tastiness, the Protestant Church of Christ frequently presents 1 Timothy 4:1-3 as proof that the Catholic Church is apostate—that St. Paul was describing the apostate Catholic Church. The passage reads: Now the Spirit expressly … Continue reading

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Apostasy and Restoration, Part 3. 2 Thessalonians 2:3

Members of the Protestant Churches of Christ, Your ministers counter the overflowing character of the gospel not with the “Bible only”, but with an anti-Catholic agenda, and then distort a passage to justify their theology, and then gather portions of … Continue reading

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Apostasy and Restoration, Part 2. A Comparative Religious Reflection on the Word “Apostasy”

CofC people, Consider a sacramental reflection on the word “apostasy”, and how it relates to the full understanding of what “falling away” might mean—how it might reveal which Church, Catholic or “Protestant / Restored”, is more legitimate. The “falling away” … Continue reading

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Apostasy and Restoration, Part 1. The Real Church of Christ Prevails

Ministers and laypeople of the Protestant Church of Christ, If the Protestant Church of Christ is following a pattern, it resembles that of the heretics—all of whom lifted themselves over the Scriptures as self-appointed interpreters of Scripture, and over the … Continue reading

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NEXT SERIES: Problems with the Protestant Church of Christ’s Theory of Apostasy and Restoration

In the next several posts I will break down how the CofC wrongly teaches that a “Great Apostasy” preceded its “Restoration”. I’ll go over EVERY CofC alleged scriptural proof for its theory, illustrate how the CofC forces an anti-Catholic (bigoted… … Continue reading

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