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Did the Catholic Church Give Us the Bible?
A common refrain by Catholics is that the Roman Catholic Church gave the canon of scripture to man. It is reasoned that without the Roman Catholic Church the world would not even know which books to accept as scripture. This … Continue reading
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Denominations: Anglican and Episcopal Churches (part 1)
The Anglican Church numbers about 85 million (Countries With the Largest Anglican Populations, worldatlas.com). The top five countries, by number, are: (1) Nigeria; (2) United Kingdom; (3) Uganda; (4) Sudan; (5) Australia. The United States is seventh, counting the Episcopal … Continue reading
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Denominations: Lutheran Church (Part 1)
The Lutheran World Federation reports that there were more than 77 million Lutherans in the world, and 3.6 million in North America in 2019 (lutheranworld.org). However, it should be kept in mind that the Lutheran church is greatly divided. … Continue reading
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Denominations: Catholic Church (Part 1)
The word ‘denomination’ and related words are used in different ways. The word ‘denominate’ means “to give a name to” (merrian-webster.com). The word ‘denominator,’ in mathematics, is used of “the part of the fraction that is below the line that … Continue reading
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Easter, a Special Holy Day?
Some people avoid any connection with Easter. It is to them an unauthorized special holy day at best, and a pagan holiday at worst. Some people place special emphasis on Easter Sunday. They attend the worship assembly, when they ordinarily … Continue reading
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Revelation: The Harlot and the Bride
Two very different women are portrayed in the book of Revelation. Let’s notice… The Harlot (Revelation 17) Dress: “The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones” (17:4). The woman is wearing the same … Continue reading
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