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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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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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Sola Scriptura vs. Scriptura, Part 9. Perfecting of the Saints

CofC-ers, As already presented in previous posts, 2 Timothy 3:16-17 is a favored passage that proponents of “Bible-only” Christianity present as proof-text support for their Rule of Faith; and as such, the passage becomes instrumental for establishing the vehicle for … Continue reading

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Sola Scriptura vs. Scriptura, Part 7. Acts 17:11

Members of the Protestant Church of Christ, As a proof for “Bible-only” Christianity, the Protestant Church of Christ presents the Bereans from Acts 17:11 as an example of proper Christians who ranked Sacred Scripture over the Church’s oral teachings. The … Continue reading

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