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  • Jesus, Who Loves You, Warned Frequently About Hell

    05/29/2017 8:10:30 PM PDT · 171 of 174
    Elsie to omegatoo
    According to your beliefs, if I am saved by believing in Jesus Christ as my only Lord and Savior, then later I discover something that makes me doubt that Jesus is my savior or start to worship something else, am I still saved?

    It's ok to doubt, as long as it doesn't lead to UNBELIEF.


    However; if you 'start to worship something else' then it would appear that you no longer believe than Jesus is your savior.


    Romans 11:20-21

    Because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Do not be haughty, but fear. 21 For if God did not spare the natural branches, He may not spare you either.

  • It is the Decision of the Holy Spirit and Us – A Reflection on the Catholicity of the Early Church

    05/29/2017 8:02:03 PM PDT · 301 of 301
    Elsie to Mrs. Don-o
    We'd both learn a lot more, I think, and appreciate each other better,if we would ASK the other person what they believe,

    OK; I will.

    Could you please explain WHY you left off the verses leading up to the one you posted?

    It CLEARLY shows that 'listening to the church' is intended for a dispute between believers.

     

     

     

     

    Posting the verse along with the reply you made...


     

    People who don’t appreciate hierarchy won’t appreciate the Book of Acts or the Epistles, where we see the basic hierarchy of diaconoi - presbyteroi-episcopoi being established by the calling of select men and the laying on of hands; and, as Fr. Pope’s article points out, the calling of authoritative councils and synods.

    Tagline, from Matthew — a direct quote from Jesus.

     


    ...shows something quite different than what you are trying to explain away here:

     The verse about listening to the church in no way establishes it as an ultimate hierarchical system that Rome has become."

    Did I write that? I certainly did not, nor did I imply it, nor did I think it.

  • Luther’s Errors on Justification

    05/29/2017 7:42:51 PM PDT · 250 of 262
    Elsie to vladimir998
    I don’t expect any pope to be perfect. I know Christ is. Christ started the Catholic Church.

    It appears that you just INSULTED Christ!

    How do YOU explain the FAULTY theology of the 7 Asian Catholic churches; that the book that Rome assembled; speaks of?

  • Luther’s Errors on Justification

    05/29/2017 7:40:27 PM PDT · 249 of 262
    Elsie to vladimir998
    I showed anti-Catholics use dishonestly altered to attack the faith.

    ???

    It's a good thing that any Scripture posted by Prots doesn't show any alterations in the way Rome practices IT's version of Christianity.

  • Luther’s Errors on Justification

    05/29/2017 7:38:07 PM PDT · 248 of 262
    Elsie to Iscool
    Heb 10:11 And every priest standeth daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins:

    That's because the priest only used the blood of bulls and rams.

    In our mass; WE use the REAL blood of Jesus and His REAL flesh; too!

    --Catholic_Wannaber_Dude(Hail Mary!!)

  • Luther’s Errors on Justification

    05/29/2017 7:34:52 PM PDT · 246 of 262
    Elsie to piusv
    What court has ruled him an apostate?
  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 7:30:51 PM PDT · 312 of 315
    Elsie to papertyger
    ..."eat My Flesh" is ceremonial....

    HUH?

    It is OBVIOUSLY cannibalistic!

  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 7:29:14 PM PDT · 311 of 315
    Elsie to Little Blue Nun
    She looks for no recognition as she is a creature like us.

    LBN; you should READ the stuff that Rome's 'MARY' has proclaimed!!!


     




    The 15 promises

    (Given to St. Dominic and Blessed Alan de la Roche)

    1 Whoever shall faithfully serve me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall receive powerful graces.
    2. I promise my special protection and the greatest graces to all those who shall recite the Rosary.
    3. The Rosary shall be a powerful armor against hell, it will destroy vice, decrease sin, and defeat heresies
    4. It will cause virtue and good works to flourish; it will obtain for souls the abundant mercy of God; it will withdraw the hearts of people from the love of the world and its vanities, and will lift them to the desire of eternal things. Oh, that souls would sanctify themselves by this means.
    5. The soul which recommends itself to me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall not perish.
    6. Whoever shall recite the Rosary devoutly, applying Himself to the consideration of its Sacred Mysteries shall never be conquered by misfortune. God will not chastise Him in His justice, he shall not perish by an unprovided death; if he be just, he shall remain in the grace of God, and become worthy of eternal life.
    7. Whoever shall have a true devotion for the Rosary shall not die without the Sacraments of the Church.
    8. Those who are faithful to recite the Rosary shall have during their life and at their death the light of God and the plentitude of His graces; at the moment of death they shall participate in the merits of the Saints in Paradise.
    9. I  shall deliver from purgatory those who have been devoted to the Rosary.
    10. The faithful children of the Rosary shall merit a high degree of glory in Heaven.
    11. You shall obtain all you ask of me by the recitation of the Rosary.
    12. All those who propagate the Holy Rosary shall be aided by me in their necessities.
    13. I  have obtained from my Divine Son that all the advocates of the Rosary shall have for intercessors the entire celestial court during their life and at the hour of death
    14. All who recite the Rosary are my children, and brothers and sisters of my only Son, Jesus Christ.
    15. Devotion of my Rosary is a great sign of predestination.

     

    "The Most Holy Virgin in these last times in which we live has given a new efficacy to the recitation of the Rosary to such an extent that there is no problem,

    no matter how difficult it is, wheter temporal or above all spiritual, in the personal life of each one of us, of our families...that cannot be solved by the Rosary.

    There is no problem, I tell you, no matter how difficult it is, that we cannot resolve by the prayer of the Holy Rosary."

    Sister Lucia dos Santos

  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 7:26:47 PM PDT · 310 of 315
    Elsie to Mmmike
    I'd expect a fundamentalist to make an interpretation anyway, probably in a dogmatic tone.

    Oh?

    Kinda like...

    ...a CATHOLIC to rattle off an interpretation of Rome in absolute and dictatorial tone?

  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 7:24:21 PM PDT · 309 of 315
    Elsie to ealgeone
    Uh; I think I just posted the wrong Scripture.

    --Catholic_Wannabe_Dude(Hail Mary!!)


  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 7:23:36 PM PDT · 308 of 315
    Elsie to ealgeone
    The Bible is designed to be understood.

    It sure is!

    Understood by the TEACHINGS of the One True Church.

    Explained according to Rome's interpretation.

    Added to by wonderful Tradition.

    I've NO idea where you Prots think that YOU can understand the deep things of GOD without help!

    --Catholic_Wannabe_Dude(Hail Mary!!)


    PS: Do you need any help,understaning the following?



    2 Corinthians 1:13-14  NIV
    13. For we do not write you anything you cannot read or understand. And I hope that,
    14. as you have understood us in part, you will come to understand fully that you can boast of us just as we will boast of you in the day of the Lord Jesus.

  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 7:16:53 PM PDT · 307 of 315
    Elsie to mdmathis6

    Mirror mirror
    on the wall...

    https://youtu.be/uPKhKN_gjzc

  • The Keys to True Peace in the Middle East

    05/29/2017 4:39:28 AM PDT · 5 of 5
    Elsie to Kaslin
    The Trump administration appears determined to finally achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA).

    Oh really?

  • Muslim leaders in Manchester claim rise in “Islamophobic incidents”

    05/29/2017 4:31:20 AM PDT · 64 of 66
    Elsie to Taxman
    And, if what it takes to reform Islam is world-wide Kaffir backlash against Islam, BRING IT ON!

    From what I've read; this probably will NOT happen.


    The Shiites and the Sunnis have been around since Mohamad died, and neither has managed to get the upper hand over the other.

    Genesis 16:12

    "He will be a wild donkey of a man; his hand will be against everyone and everyone's hand against him, and he will live in hostility toward all his brothers."

  • Muslim leaders in Manchester claim rise in “Islamophobic incidents”

    05/29/2017 4:23:57 AM PDT · 63 of 66
    Elsie to COBOL2Java
    Muslim leaders in Manchester claim rise in “Islamophobic incidents”

    Just you wait; 'enry 'iggins. Just you WAIT!

  • It is the Decision of the Holy Spirit and Us – A Reflection on the Catholicity of the Early Church

    05/29/2017 4:22:44 AM PDT · 295 of 301
    Elsie to metmom

    Bump

  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 4:19:13 AM PDT · 292 of 315
    Elsie to mdmathis6
    Needless to say, PT doesn’t look into a mirror much.

    I have to disagree.

    He does it QUITE often.


    "Why?" one might ask...

    Because he has forgotten what he looked like the LAST time he peered into it.

  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 4:14:33 AM PDT · 290 of 315
    Elsie to Mmmike
    I should add there's a danger of pushing fundamentalists into atheism by deconstructing what you're doing and just leaving it at that.

    I'd have to say the odds of this happening would be slim.


    I've been called ugly by many a toad.


  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 4:12:57 AM PDT · 288 of 315
    Elsie to mdmathis6
    I just read THIS; somewhere...
     
    From a Post by jjsheridan 5 (May16,2015):
     
    How liberals think: His thoughts as to why Massachussetts and Bostonians oppose the death penalty for Tsarnaev.
     
     "What you are seeing is the liberal mind in action.
     
    First, like petulent children, they arrive at the conclusion they want to arrive at, without any thought of the consequences -- in this case, they are opposed to the death penalty because it makes them feel noble, caring, and intelligent, and therefore arrive at the conclusion that Tsarnaev shouldn't be executed.
    Second, they come up with some flimsy justification for that position, that is also impossible to argue with -- in this case, the opinion that it is worse to be in prison than to be executed. Patently absurd, but also impossible to disprove.
    Third, should it come to that, they will defend their position, and their justification of it, as if it were the last piece of habitable land on earth -- regardless of how idiotic they sound, and despite the fact that they never really believe in their justification, just their conclusion.
    Finally, should it be necessary, or, just out of habit, they will label any other conclusion, especially any rational or well-thought out one, as evil in both intent and effect."
  • What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture?

    05/29/2017 4:06:47 AM PDT · 287 of 315
    Elsie to mdmathis6
    It is ironic because you have more or less accused me of “insolence and wickedness” as Eliab does with David but I have not accused you of anything but simply having a difference of opinion from my own!

    We've just gotten four new kitties here on the farm.

    Three are lovable and quite tame; allowing me to pick them up and talk to them and stroke them and feed them.

    The other one is as wild as a puma; hissing, spitting, trying to claw and fight at every turn; even as I give it food and drink.