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  • Reply to Are Catholics cannibals?
    by atpollard
    Sola Scriptura (“Scripture alone”): The Bible alone is our highest authority.
    Sola Fide (“faith alone”): We are saved through faith alone in Jesus Christ.
    Sola Gratia (“grace alone”): We are saved by the grace of God alone.
    Solus Christus (“Christ alone”): Jesus Christ alone is our Lord, Savior, and King.
    Soli Deo Gloria (“to the glory of God alone”): We live for the glory of God alone.

    SOLA SCRIPTURA

    SOLA FIDE AND SOLA GRATIA

    SOLUS CHRISTUS

    SOLI DEO GLORIA




    Which of these 'solas' does Jesus Christ, God the Father and the Holy Spirit find objectionable and contrary to the message Jesus taught when He was on the earth?

    Contrast that with the steady drift of the RCC from the Gospel that Jesus spoke to the current system that is pondering the role of Mary, Queen of the Universe as co-Redemptrix (likely to become Dogma within our lifetime).
    Which is the true "man-made"...
    12-14-2017, 01:16 PM
  • Reply to Are Catholics cannibals?
    by Innerfire89
    Protestantism is biblical Christianity, the claim that a doctrine is man made is thrown around loosely, any doctrine could be called a doctrine of man. Yet Roman Catholicism is fueled by solely man made doctrines. For example: intercession to Christ though Mary all started with a dream a Bishop had, even though Scripture tells Christ is the only way to the Father and makes on mention of Mary as a part of salvation, making it a false doctrine, making the Roman Catholic church apostate....
    12-14-2017, 01:06 PM
  • Reply to Bearing fruit
    by Hidden Manna
    That's alright, I like it when others confirm their beliefs by the words of God. Peace and God bless...
    12-14-2017, 01:02 PM
  • Reply to Bearing fruit
    by Hidden Manna
    Though sin can effect the body by sickness, disease, and death (wage of sin is death) H20 water cannot cleanse the insides (heart/mind) of the sin nature working in our first man. It is the Living waters of God's Word and Spirit that washes our insides and by which we being also born again of the Spirit we are then made a new creature in Christ.


    Ephesians 5:26

    That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,...
    12-14-2017, 12:58 PM
  • Reply to Can God be
    by David Lee
    I see. It may be helpful to let us know things like that in the future when you're posting, so that those who read a quote like that one from you don't think it's something that you believe to be a valuable "truth" per say/in and of itself!



    This is also true, though non-Christians (such as Professor Hawking) aren't left with "some short comings" due to their finite/fallen minds, rather, non-believers are not indwelt, taught or guided by the Holy Spirit, nor have they been given the "mind of Christ" (as ALL true believers have) .. e.g. 1 Corinthians 2:12-16, so they (non-Christians) are left completely in the dark where understanding the things of God are concerned (they, in fact, reject the truth of God as nothing more than "foolishness" .. 1 Corinthians 2:14).

    Thanks!!

    --David

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    12-14-2017, 12:52 PM
  • Reply to Are Catholics cannibals?
    by Innerfire89
    It's cannibalism and it's re-sacrificing Christ, Christ sacrifice was once for all and suffient for our sins past, present, and future, Mass is an insult to the work of Christ on the cross....
    12-14-2017, 12:51 PM
  • Reply to Bearing fruit
    by Fireproof
    I overposted you here taking the time to write it all out, lol Sorry bout that, I agree here (obviously)...
    12-14-2017, 12:48 PM
  • Reply to Bearing fruit
    by Fireproof
    Exactly, and just like here it shows the Holy Ghost came upon them before they were commanded (after that) to be water baptized as is shown here (verse 44 onward after showing the context)


    Acts 10:34- 48 When Cornelius sent to Simon Peter it says,

    [34] Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
    [35] But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.
    [36] The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all:)
    [37] That word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;
    [38] How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
    [39] And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land...
    12-14-2017, 12:45 PM
  • The Most Pro-Abortion Web Site in the World Just Carried an Article Celebrating Life
    by News Feeder
    The post is so stunning, so beautifully written, so intense that I will not spend more than a few sentences telling you that rewire news was the last place in this galaxy that I expected to read, “Only Through Becoming a Parent Have I Been Able to Let Go of My Grief at Losing My […]

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    12-14-2017, 12:41 PM
  • Reply to Are Catholics cannibals?
    by atpollard
    ... and I heard the Bishops wear those tall hats to cover up their horns. [just kidding]



    Welcome to CF.
    I hope you have some thick skin, because this is a Reformed Prostestant dominated site. This does not mean that EVERYONE here hates you and thinks that your mother dresses you funny, but the reality is that the vast majority WILL disagree with what you believe. For the record, I first heard the GOSPEL from Catholic Charismatics, but could never get aboard with all the Mary 'veneration' that sure felt a lot like worship to this ex-atheist turned brand new Christian. So I got no hate for the RCC, but I do think that the RCC got some of the details seriously wrong.

    Now to answer the question with a joke:

    Q. How many legs does a cow have?
    A. Four.

    Q. If we say that a cow's tail is a leg, then how many legs does a cow have?
    A. Five?

    Q. Wrong, four. Just because we say that...
    12-14-2017, 12:31 PM

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  • Is the Word of God flawed?
    by Terry jones
    Many christians believe that all translations of the Bible contain errors. If ALL translations of the Bible contain errors where is the truth?
    03-29-2017, 09:44 AM
  • Which god is the true one and how can we tell?
    by Onliner
    This is one of the most raised questions by our atheist brothers. Most of them, basing on this, seem to have resolved to become non-believers after being unable to get the appropriate answer.

    Honestly, I think about this every other day-how do we really know that indeed the God we believe in we as Christians is the one to be worshiped ? Why not the god in the Muslim context or any other world religions?...
    03-06-2017, 08:52 PM
  • Faith alone?
    by faither
    Faith alone ? This is a phrase i"ve heard often , but i'm not sure i understand what it means. I want to start a discussion about Faith , and the Salvation process. But before i do , could someone who knows about "Faith alone" , tell me what it means?
    04-01-2017, 07:50 AM
  • The incontestable miracle at Fatima
    by Eddie
    Just curious what people's thoughts are on the miracle at Fatima in 1917? A quick summary of the facts:
    • 3 young children claimed a "lady from heaven" appeared out of nowhere in a remote field in Portugal where they were watching their animals, and the lady gave them a Catholic related message to relay to the people where they lived. This lady also told the children to meet her in this same location on the 13th of the month for the next 5 months at the same time where she would tell them more. Of course no one believed the children when they returned home with this news, and it caused a massive stir in their town.
    • The 3 children returned the following month, and many curious people came along with them. The children again claimed to see and speak with this "lady from heaven", but other bystanders could not see her. Since no one would believe the children, the lady told the children in July that she would perform a miracle on her last visit (Oct 13, 1917) so as "to
    ...
    08-19-2017, 12:18 PM
  • What happens when the believer dies?
    by AndThisGospel
    On another thread I asked the following question: "Why were those from Adam to Moses dying? Were they dying because the law condemned them to death? No, the law had yet to been posted by God on Mount Sinai. Therefore "sin is not imputed when there is no law" (Rom 5:13). Then why were they dying?

    Answer: Because all men share Adam's fallen life indwelt with sin and therefore stand disqualified for heaven and eternal life.

    This leads to another question: If there's nothing good in our flesh then why do some Christians teach that something goes to heaven upon the death of the believer?

    Let's look at Acts 2:29 “Brothers, I may say to you with confidence about the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. ...34 For David did not ascend into the heavens.

    David was a man of God. He was a believer, yet we clearly see from Scripture that he did not enter heaven upon his death. Why?...
    03-14-2017, 04:47 PM
  • Prayer Requests for TonyT
    by TonyT
    I am really stressed out and worried that I will say mean and evil things about people who are overweight (I am obese myself) and about people who are not Jewish. Please pray against that ever happening. I know that I can trust in God so that it wont ever happen, but I need support too. Thank You and God Bless.
    08-17-2017, 02:04 AM
  • "Do you believe science or God?"
    by River Jordan
    When I discuss evolution with some fellow Christians, I often get in response "You either believe in science or God".

    In my experiences serving as youth leader at our church, I can't tell you how many times I've seen middle schoolers, teenagers, and young Christians struggle with this issue. Interestingly, it's almost exclusively the ones from conservative households that have the most problems. They've been raised and taught in a "you have to pick one or the other" environment. And most often they've also been fed creationist talking points like "there are no transitional fossils", "evolution is never observed", "mutations can't add information", and the like, but when they start taking biology courses they quickly find out that those talking points simply aren't true....transitional fossils exist by the thousands, we see populations evolve all the time, mutations adding information is as common as rain, and so on. So now...
    07-26-2017, 02:34 PM
  • Why do most modern Christians only follow 9 of the 10 commandments? [Sabbath Day]
    by Trist
    I was told that I was required to work today and I called in and said that I would not work because I guard the 10 commandments. I live in an "at will" state and have a high probability of being fired for doing this, but I believe that I have done the right thing at this time. If I have not done the right thing, why is this so and where can it be found in scripture? My interpretation of what Jesus spoke against was not the law of Moses, but against the ridiculous additions that were made to it by the scribes and Pharisees. I also know that the Sabbath day (or seventh day) was created before the law of Moses.

    The Sabbath day appears to be a gift from the most high to mankind for rest and for learning about God (Jesus taught in the tabernacle on the Sabbath day routinely, and this is why I want to learn about the Sabbath day now), and it feels wrong to deny a gift from God.
    07-08-2017, 11:41 AM
  • Breaking the shackles of evolutionary propaganda
    by News Feeder
    From the dying embers of faith, via atheism and evolutionary compromise, to a rock solid confidence in biblical creation and Scripture-one man's fascinating journey.

    More...
    08-16-2017, 09:54 PM
  • Football players disrespecting our Flag
    by justme
    I will say it right of the bat I don't like Football. I have a bias, so as you read this post you will know that adding to my distaste for Football the players who refused to stand and face our Flag, salute and respectfully listen to the National Anthem has turned me totally against the game and especially the highly over paid players.

    Let me say its not a First Amendment right to disrespect our Flag when its a part of the way all Football Games are player. Most of the majority of the paid players Black and get millions of dollars for playing. These men set an example for not only Black children, young men who are seeking examples of what a real black man can be and do. For sure only a small number of men and boys will ever make it to be paid players, but they are being an example for those who idolize Football and the men who play.

    The players who kneel or stand arm in arm are showing the way to show to demonstrate for some worthy cause is to show disrespect...
    09-27-2017, 12:04 PM

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