Originally posted by doctornamtab
reply to post by Jordan River
No I've just posted the question here today. I've known about it for a while.
But why wouldnt you care? Can you elaborate why its unimportant that your faith hides important information from you?
I use much of the catholic beliefs to build my own spirituality, number one. So the trinity, jesus died rose is the heart of my belief
Number two, obviously the authoritative word of the Bible and the new testament cannot and will not change!
Catholic observers are not concerned with scholarly academics and missing books of the new testament, majority of catholics are concerned with inner
salvation and have no idea that majority of their morality is being pressured cooked by preachers using a form of sin called guilt.
Number three: Nicene Creed sums it up:
We believe in one God, the Father Almighty, the maker of heaven and earth, of things visible and invisible. And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Son
of God, the begotten of God the Father, the Only-begotten, that is of the essence of the Father. God of God, Light of Light, true God of true God,
begotten and not made; of the very same nature of the Father, by Whom all things came into being, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible.
Who for us humanity and for our salvation came down from heaven, was incarnate, was made human, was born perfectly of the holy virgin Mary by the Holy
Spirit. By whom He took body, soul, and mind, and everything that is in man, truly and not in semblance. He suffered, was crucified, was
buried, rose again on the third day, ascended into heaven with the same body, [and] sat at the right hand of the Father. He is to come with the
same body and with the glory of the Father, to judge the living and the dead; of His kingdom there is no end. We believe in the Holy Spirit, in
the uncreated and the perfect; Who spoke through the Law, prophets, and Gospels; Who came down upon the Jordan, preached through the apostles, and
lived in the saints. We believe also in only One, Universal, Apostolic, and [Holy] Church; in one baptism in repentance, for the remission, and
forgiveness of sins; and in the resurrection of the dead, in the everlasting judgement of souls and bodies, and the Kingdom of Heaven and in the
everlasting life. WIKI SOURCE
Number four: If you ask the tough questions the phrase "have faith" is uttered to you.
Number 5: Preachers, nuns, priest, bishops all believe that they live a higher ethical morality than us (the payers to the church). So they believe
we are lower than them. Meaning, if we question things "we are just seen as ethically insufficient to know the truth.
Number 6: No one has or ever can fight against the catholic church. They are the worlds most powerful organization. I can drive 5 miles in my city
and pass 3 catholic churches. The Luthrens have learned the hard way. No matter what Christian religon you believe in, they are all connected
through many beliefs that Catholics do. Christians cannot escape the Catholic enigma. Catholics believe that they created the Christian and are the
Number 7: While Martin Luther did argue with the catholic church with his Thesis, catholics responded by the extension of there bible, (the
apocrypha) an additional books including maccabees, , esdra, baruch, tobit, judith additional Daniel.
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Number 7: Many of the books from the library have been released to the public. Go to vaticans website and see for yourself, although in another
language, it is there.
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