Category Archives: catholic

Ecclesiology, Part 6. What Are the Keys?

Stone-Campbellite Traditionalists, As proved in previous posts, Christ Jesus is our Messianic King, and He is at the top of the Church’s hierarchy. The King chose St. Peter to be the Royal Steward. The other Apostles, including St. Paul, were … Continue reading

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Ecclesiology, Part 4. Structure and Intent

CofC Christians, If the Protestant Church of Christ would mind what it advertises as a principle—to “speak where the Bible speaks, and to be silent where the Bible is silent”—then your community would be built on St. Peter. The Catholic … Continue reading

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Ecclesiology, Part 3. Responses to CofC Protests

CofC’ers, Your members ordinarily first object to the Catholic Church of Christ’s self-understanding of what Jesus’ spoken words mean by arguing from the written words of a different language as written by that same Catholic Church—by divorcing the text from … Continue reading

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Ecclesiology, Part 1. The Real Church of Christ Pre-Dates the Bible

Ministers and laypeople of the Protestant Church of Christ, can you not acknowledge that any “Bible-only” community cannot be the true Church of Christ? Can you not understand that the ontological priority of a sacred library of books must be … Continue reading

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Marian Comparative Religion Observation (CofC Original Sin Blunder)

Ever notice how Protestant sects (like the CofC) that argue against the Immaculate Conception (Mary conceived free from original sin) believe all [other?] people are immaculately conceived? Ever notice how “Bible-only” sects that believe Mary was a sinner can’t demonstrate from the “Bible … Continue reading

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Baptism, Part 7. Responses to Anticipated CofC Objections to Baptism for Infants

CofC people, There are obstacles members of the Protestant Church of Christ must hurdle for what I have shown you to take root—obstacles that are not anchored to the ancient Church, but rather, are merely theories that are relatively modern—some … 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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