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

Screen Shot 2018-07-14 at 11.07.18 AMCofC Christians,

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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Ecclesiology, Part 8. Response to Another Popular CofC Protest

widpicMembers of the Protestant Church of Christ,

Your ministers argue against the Catholic Church’s powers of binding and loosing by teaching that the local congregation contains some form of power (“marking”, banishing, excommunicating; any term that is used to dispel a member from fellowship). Your group’s primary scriptural support is derived from Matthew 18:15-18, which reads: Continue reading

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Ecclesiology, Part 7. Local Churches Are Planted by, and Obedient to, the Hierarchy

widpicCofC-ers,

The Christian ecclesial hierarchy is found even within the smallest local church (parish); every properly ordained priest (elder) is able to trace his pedigree back to the Apostles, and therefore Christ. Priests are ordained by their bishops; not all priests are bishops, but all bishops are priests—just as it is reflected in the New Testament.

Every detailed ecclesial description in the New Testament reflects the already-existing Catholic paradigm, and I will show you how your group’s best arguments fail to prove autonomous local church structures because they all presuppose the Catholic hierarchy. Your arguments are few, and so your best arguments are fewer. Edward Wharton’s book, The Church of Christ, with one and a half pages, presents what I have found to be your group’s most-used (indicative) and best arguments,12 all of which I will present to you, and I will show how a reasonable reading of his arguments’ scriptural material undermines your group’s forced conclusion. Continue reading

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Ecclesiology, Part 6. What Are the Keys?

widpicStone-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 subordinate to St. Peter, yet held authority within the Church (cf. Matthew 18:17-20). This primitive hierarchy is reflected in the Scriptures, and as a reflection, it represents what was already present: the hierarchical structure that in fact created the Bible, which is the product your community parses to argue against the hierarchy. Continue reading

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