An older video with lots of helpful information and analysis.
Recently I’ve come to see how important this simple statement is:
“The Roman Catholic Church is called apostate by Protestants because they were not always a false church.”
other posts in this series:
anOther pertinent post:
Herrad von Landsberg, Whore of Babylon, 12th century
“No peace with Rome” is the motto of reason as well as of religion.
From “The Religion of Rome,” C.H. Spurgeon, Sword and Trowel, January 1873
An important question, well-answered. Thanks, Sherry!
It is a making shipwreck of the faith (1 Tim. 1:19). It is the heart’s departure from the living God (Heb. 3:12). It is a returning to and being overcome by the world, after a previous escape from its pollutions through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (2 Pet. 2:20). There are various steps which precede it. First, there is a looking back (Luke 9:62), like Lot’s wife, who though she had outwardly left Sodom, yet her heart was still there. Second, there is a drawing back (Heb. 10:38): the requirements of Christ are too exacting to any longer appeal to the heart. Third, there is a turning back (John 6:66): the path of godliness is too narrow to suit the lustings of the flesh. Fourth, there is a falling back, which is fatal: “that they might go and fall backward, and be broken” (Isa. 28:13). ~A.W…
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