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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 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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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 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 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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