Roman Catholic church only true church, says Vatican

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The VaticanA issued a document Tuesday restatingA its belief that the Roman Catholic Church is the only true church of Jesus Christ. Full Story

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488314 Nov 5, 2013
confrinting with the word wrote:
<quoted text>
What a joke that a Jew would have a need of a Protestant to preach the truth of pure unadulterated Judaism!

Shalom means "peace" to the Jews. And the Christians caused continual war, torture, bloodshed and death to disrupt the peace of the Jews.

And then to add insult to injury ... the Christians claim that a Jew named Jesus is willing to save them while rejecting his own Jews.

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488315 Nov 5, 2013
At least the Muslims depend on the 12th Muslim Imam for their salvation.

That at least doesn't rub the faithful Jews the wrong way in the idea that one of their own turned against them to favor Muslims.

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488316 Nov 5, 2013
Imagine the anger felt by the Jews when the Catholics claimed that a Jew (Jesus)went to work full-time in Catholic confessionals.

Theology is ridiculous ... period ... but when it is so stretched as to be beyond ridiculous I suggest that it ought to wake people up ... rather than putting them into a deeper sleep.

“" THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH!"”

Since: Jun 10

"ISA 55:11--"MATT 10:27"

#488317 Nov 5, 2013
Husker Du wrote:
<quoted text>you are pathetic beyond words. Ole' Scratch is tappin' at your door alright.
~~~

HE IS NOT "TAPPIN AT MY DOOR" BUT USING YOUR OWN FINGERS TO TYPE ON YOUR PC.

I DON'T FEAR HIM

BECAUSE

I AM COVERED BY THE BLOOD OF JESUS...

AND IN ORDER TO GET TO ME...

HE WILL HAVE TO COME THROUGH THE BLOOD...

AND HE

HATES IT.

Just as you hate the truth of God's word....IT REVEALS YOU UNGODLINESS...

Joh 3:18 He that believeth on him/JESUS is not condemned: but he that believeth not/JESUS is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

Joh 3:19 And this is the condemnation,

that light

is come into the world, and

men loved darkness rather than light,

because their deeds were evil.

Joh 3:20 For every one that doeth evil

hateth the light,

neither cometh to the light,

lest his deeds should be reproved.

Joh 3:21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
hojo

Minneapolis, MN

#488318 Nov 5, 2013
uknaked wrote:
<quoted text>
They spout about the only true religion, all of them, and don't recognise that all people should be equal, with equal opportunities.
All people ARE equal and they have EQUAL OPPORTUNITY! They can "choose to follow the TRUE biblical and historical TRUTH of Jesus Christ's One True Apostolic Catholic Church ----OR---(go their own way) and follow their OWN PERSONAL OPIONIONATED,(contradiction and confusion) just like the other 42,100 divided, fractured and splinterd bible only Protestants (MAN-MADE) denominations have done since the Reformation..... No one is twisting ANYONES arm to join ANYTHING!!

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488319 Nov 5, 2013
Confession at one time was open to the public ... until members of the hierarchy decided that confession had to go indoors and be on a one to one basis between the priests and their "victims."

And I suggest you don't ever believe that the priests (being mortal humans) didn't take advantage of THAT power to gain control over other gullible humans, who in turn were taught to believe that the priests spoke on behalf of Jesus ... their supposed savior.
Oxbow

Westlake, LA

#488320 Nov 5, 2013
Husker Du wrote:
<quoted text> Why would Jesus have negative thoughts about this? Obtaining indulgence from God through the Church
1478 An indulgence is obtained through the Church who, by virtue of the power of binding and loosing granted her by Christ Jesus, intervenes in favor of individual Christians and opens for them the treasury of the merits of Christ and the saints to obtain from the Father of mercies the remission of the temporal punishments due for their sins. Thus the Church does not want simply to come to the aid of these Christians, but also to spur them to works of devotion, penance, and charity.90
1479 Since the faithful departed now being purified are also members of the same communion of saints, one way we can help them is to obtain indulgences for them, so that the temporal punishments due for their sins may be remitted. Christ doesn't have negative thoughts about this, only you because you can't and won't understand.
Nonsense...not based on Scripture...

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488321 Nov 5, 2013
confrinting with the word wrote:
<quoted text>
You do comprehend that you are pretending to speak on behalf of a Jew ... don't you???

Since: Jul 10

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#488322 Nov 5, 2013
Oxbow wrote:
<quoted text>
Horse apples...
Its called Strong's Greek lexicon: church: a calling out, i.e.(concretely) a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation (Jewish synagogue, or Christian community of members on earth or saints in heaven or both):--assembly,
Show me "Church of Christ" in that definition....
Matthew 16;18 New Living Translation
Now I say to you that you are Peter (which means 'rock'), and upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it.
Acts 2;41 41 Those who believed what Peter said were baptized and added to the church that day—about 3,000 in all. If you are not a member of the Church of Christ then you are lost. Jesus built one church and that church is spoken of in the bible. Romans 16;16 16 Greet each other in Christian love.[a] All the churches of Christ send you their greetings. We worship according to the bible and are the only one's that do, this is what makes us the only true church of the bible.

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488323 Nov 5, 2013
Imagine using the new testament ... which was and is anti-Judaism from the get-go ... to in turn claim that a Jew supports that book!

THAT is the height of rubbing salt in the wounds of the faithful Jews, and flaunting it in their faces that Christians can in DEED "get away with it."

Since: Jul 10

Location hidden

#488324 Nov 5, 2013
June VanDerMark wrote:
Confession at one time was open to the public ... until members of the hierarchy decided that confession had to go indoors and be on a one to one basis between the priests and their "victims."
And I suggest you don't ever believe that the priests (being mortal humans) didn't take advantage of THAT power to gain control over other gullible humans, who in turn were taught to believe that the priests spoke on behalf of Jesus ... their supposed savior.
You are to confess your sins to God, not a man, he has no authorization to be an intercessor between you and Gods, only Jesus does, this is why you end your prayer in Jesus name.

Since: Jun 10

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#488325 Nov 5, 2013
hojo wrote:
<quoted text>
All people ARE equal and they have EQUAL OPPORTUNITY! They can "choose to follow the TRUE biblical and historical TRUTH of Jesus Christ's One True Apostolic Catholic Church ----OR---(go their own way) and follow their OWN PERSONAL OPIONIONATED,(contradiction and confusion) just like the other 42,100 divided, fractured and splinterd bible only Protestants (MAN-MADE) denominations have done since the Reformation..... No one is twisting ANYONES arm to join ANYTHING!!
Right on!!!!! You are calling your pope a liar!!!! Say on!!!!

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488326 Nov 5, 2013
hojo wrote:
<quoted text>
All people ARE equal and they have EQUAL OPPORTUNITY!
But ... according to your DIVINE Catholic doctrine ... they must first become Catholic, or Jehovah will refuse to save them.

:)
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Athanasian Creed
1. Whosoever will be saved, before all things it is necessary that he hold the catholic faith

Since: Jul 10

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#488327 Nov 5, 2013
Here are a few things that God doesn't approve of,

A.D. 108-112 Having water blessed before usage
early second century Separation of clergy (preachers and elders) from laity (members)
A.D. 140 Special days set aside for fasting, which eventually leads to the practice of Lent
Second century
Special vestments for clergy

Second century Meeting of elders in a region
A.D. 180 Sprinkling accepted as an alternative for immersion in the case of sickness or special needs
A.D. 180 Infants are baptized
late second century Making the sign of the cross when praying
A.D. 230 Belief in purgatory
Third century Prohibition of clergy to marry
Third century Head of regional eldership called a bishop
A.D. 325 Constantine calls for a council, marking the beginning of the joining of church and state
A.D. 325 Celebration of Easter
A.D. 329 Confessing sins to a priest
Fourth century Bishops from major cities called archbishops
Fourth and fifth centuries Monastic orders
A.D. 350 The mass replaces the Lord's Supper
A.D. 360 Celebration of Christmas
A.D. 380 Theodosius declares Christianity to be the state religion
A.D. 400 Doctrine of inherited sins, salvation by faith only, and once saved always saved advocated
A.D. 417 Candles are used in worship as a sacred element
A.D. 470 Veneration of Mary as the mother of God
A.D. 492 Transubstantiation, the belief that the elements of the mass become the literal body and blood of Christ
A.D. 500 Veneration and bowing to images of saints
A.D. 528 Extreme Unction, the anointing of the dead or dying for spiritual forgiveness
A.D. 590 Gregory I becomes the archbishop of Rome and declared Rome to be the center of the universal church
A.D. 606 Boniface III accepts the title of Pope
A.D. 670 Organ music was introduced into the worship, but was removed when division was threatened
A.D. 775 The organ was reintroduced and remained.
A.D. 1053 Pope Leo IX excommunicated Michael Cerularius, the archbishop of Constantinople, causing the formation of the Eastern Orthodox Church
A.D. 1090 Rosary beads introduced
A.D. 1311 Sprinkling is accepted as a form of baptism for all people.
A.D. 1414 Laity does not partake of the cup during Mass
A.D. 1845 Doctrine of the immaculate conception of Mary
A.D. 1870 Infallibility of the Pope
Call no man father, as your father in Heaven is your only Father.

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488328 Nov 5, 2013
Working for the Lord wrote:
<quoted text> Matthew 16;18 New Living Translation
Now I say to you that you are Peter (which means 'rock'), and upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it.
Acts 2;41 41 Those who believed what Peter said were baptized and added to the church that day—about 3,000 in all. If you are not a member of the Church of Christ then you are lost. Jesus built one church and that church is spoken of in the bible. Romans 16;16 16 Greet each other in Christian love.[a] All the churches of Christ send you their greetings. We worship according to the bible and are the only one's that do, this is what makes us the only true church of the bible.
It is blasphemy to use the new testament and at the same time pretend you are serving the one and only "Lord" Jehovah.

Within the theology ... His whole truth was wrapped up in the Old Testament.

Rumor has it that HE wants you to know that as a Christian you are off the path of Judaism's truth and that you had better become a Jew, or he will have nothing to do with you.

Isn't this game of theology ever FUN???
hojo

Minneapolis, MN

#488329 Nov 5, 2013
confrinting with the word wrote:
<quoted text>

.THE WORD OF GOD VERSES THE CONJECTURE OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
No Confrinting!! It is called proclaiming, teaching and adhering to the TRUTH of the TRUE WORD OF GOD that is manifested only in Jesus Christ, in and through His One True Apostolic Catholic Church ---versus-----listening to YOU or one of your other 42,000 bible only "self-appointed, self-proclaimed "editorialised" half-truth, half-heresy preachers,---in which (each one of you) are "ALL OVER THE PLACE" when it comes to the TRUTH of the TRUE INTERPRETATION of the Bible!..... All ANYONE has to do is to read the perverted arguments, the twisted debates and opinionated "hostile" discussions, that you bible only "fundies" have with each other, in which (each others) opinions are the "final authority". There is ONLY ONE TRUTH, and ONE ONE TRUE WORD OF GODS, not 42,000 relative truthes!!! God IS not, nor has EVER BEEN the author of your bible only contradiction, confusion and chaos and it has "been that way" for over 450 years, since the Reformation!!!

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488330 Nov 5, 2013
The new testament was MEANT to insult the Jews.

Make no mistake about THAT issue!
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World History Timelines
Din Timelines

1096

may 00 - Before embarking on the First Crusade Count Emich von Leiningen and his army swept through their own German homeland, murdering thousands of Jews, whom they had declared "murderers of Christ." When Emich arrived in the town of Worms, the town's Roman Catholic Bishop tried to protect the Jewish population, but the Crusaders overran his palace and slaughtered some 500 people who had taken shelter there. Another 300 were killed over the next two days. The graves of the massacre victims can still be seen at the Jewish Cemetery at Worms.

1190

mar 16 - The Crusades began the massacre of Jews in York, England.The Jewish population of York fled to Clifford's Tower overlooking the rivers Ouse and Foss during an anti-Jewish riot. A crazed friar set fire to the tower and rather than be captured, the inhabitants committed mass suicide.

mar 17 - Crusades complete massacre of Jews of York England.

mar 18 - Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmonds England.
205

jul 15 - Pope Innocent III states Jews are doomed to perpetual servitude & subjugation due to crucifixion of Jesus.

1348x –
Accused of being a cause of the plague, the Jews in France were dragged from their houses and burned.Pogroms occurred throughout Europe. When the plague subsided, few Jews were left in Germany ? or the Low Countries.

“" THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH!"”

Since: Jun 10

"ISA 55:11--"MATT 10:27"

#488331 Nov 5, 2013
June VanDerMark wrote:
<quoted text>
You do comprehend that you are pretending to speak on behalf of a Jew ... don't you???
~~~

I AM POSTING IN BEHALF OF GOD'S SON...WHO DIED FOR MY SINS...

SOME 700 YEARS BEFORE HE CAME TO EARTH ISAIAH SAID OF HIM

Isa 53:3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Isa 53:4 Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.

Isa 53:5 But

1.he was wounded for our transgressions,

2.he was bruised for our iniquities:

3.the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and

4.with his stripes we are healed.

Isa 53:6 All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and

5.the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

HE TOOK MY SIN UPON HIM SELF

AND

HE IS ALTOGETHER WORTHY OM ALL THE PRAISES I CAN BESTOW UPON HIM..

AND MORE

Since: Jul 10

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#488332 Nov 5, 2013
uknaked wrote:
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What a load of horseshit this whole topic is, if there was any organised religion on earth that gave equal standing to all of gods children, whatever their gender, or sexual orientation, I would have respect for it! The catholic, and muslim, religions are the worst for this. They spout about the only true religion, all of them, and don't recognise that all people should be equal, with equal opportunities. Including in the church hierarchy! All religious leaders are hypocritical cretins!
The catholic church is a false doctrine, and happens to be the biggest deceiver of mankind. The bible doesn't speak one word of a catholic anything in the bible, nothing at all. The Church of Christ is the only church on this planet that worships and is spoken of as the church Jesus built, Matthew 16;18, Romans 16;16. I urge you to go to the nearest Church of Christ and get baptized and start your life as a child of God in the true church of the bible, The Church of Christ.

Since: Sep 09

Quesnel, Canada

#488333 Nov 5, 2013
Had Jesus lived, as a faithful Jew, he never would have betrayed his Jewish father of the OLD TESTAMENT.

It just would not have occurred.

I suggest that his last words on the cross would have been "I do not support any religion other than JUDAISM! There will be many who lie in my name ... but they are deceivers in the true essence of the WORD "deception."

Theology is BUNK!

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