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The State of Europe Before the Reformation

Chapter 1 By J. H. Merle D’Aubigne The enfeebled world was tottering on its foundations when Christianity appeared. The national religions, which had satisfied the parents, no longer proved sufficient for their children. The new generations could not repose contented within the ancient forms. The gods of every nation lost their oracles when transported to Read More

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An Overview the History of the Catholic Church

The Papal Church, a magnificently rich splendidly housed political and ecclesiastical power, headquartered in Rome stands in stark contrast to what started there in the first century with some pastors ministering to small congregations.  The differences are graphic.  The early home churches under their pastors looked to the authority of the Word as received in Read More

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Identifying the Authentic Early Church

The early Church understood apostolic doctrine as the written Word of the Apostles as it was contained in the Scriptures.  “From the very beginning of the post-apostolic age with the writings of what are known as the Apostolic Fathers (Ignatius, Polycarp, Clement, the Didache, and Barnabas) there was an exclusive appeal to the Scriptures for the Read More

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The Initial Influence of Papal Rome on the European Union

Dear Friend, The Vatican has been the most powerful institution in Europe, and although its influence declined at the time of the Reformation it has made a significant recovery in the past two centuries.  The Protestant nations of Europe that were religiously, politically and economically freed from a totalitarian Roman Church seem now to be blindly Read More

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The Biblical Uncovering of the Pope and the Papacy

The Vatican officially teaches that the Pope is the substitute for Christ Jesus.  The words of the official pronouncement are, “The Pope, Bishop of Rome and Peter’s successor, ‘is the perpetual and visible source and foundation of the unity both of the bishops and of the whole company of the faithful.’  ‘For the Roman Pontiff, Read More

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Praise or Analysis of Pope Francis in the USA?

Dear Friend As you study the facts of the case, decide if there should be “Praise or Analysis of Pope Francis while in the USA?” In the article below, we give you the documented facts of the visit and of the Roman Church itself the Pope is meant to lead.  Kindly forward the article to others Read More

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Pope Benedict’s Address on “Faith Alone” By Miles McKee

In an address on November 19th 2008, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the topic that is at the very center of the division between all gospel-based churches and the Church of Rome—the issue of justification, or how we accepted as just (righteous) in the eyes of God.1 In his teaching, the Pope said something very Read More

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Marian Apparitions in Lourdes, France: A Descent into Darkness

Dear Friend, Approximately six million people a year visit the shrine at Lourdes where Mary is venerated.  The celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the claimed apparitions of Mary at the site took place there in September 2008.  The climax of the festivities was the Pope’s presence to worship Mary and honor the young peasant Read More

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The Pope Teaches Counterfeit of the True Biblical Trinity

The Pope’s visit to Australia for World Youth Day 2008 was highlighted with his arrival aboard a luxury motor yacht in Sydney Harbor, an indigenous dance welcome, and well into the night the flames of countless torches borne aloft by young people.  Benedict XVI gave passing attention to his own political problems with an appropriately Read More

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Pope Benedict XVI’s god and gospel

Dear Friend, Pope Benedict XVI presented to the world his first encyclical called “God is Love.”  Since the Pope both distorted the very nature of God and the meaning of a person’s relationship with Him, it is most important we address the encyclical. In the present-day environment of false ecumenism, with the Pope and his Read More