Tag Archives: the Bible

Denominations: Eastern Orthodox Church (Part 2)

Authority 1.  The Bible They claim high regard for the Bible.  Orthodox Church in America states, “The Bible is central in the life of the church and gives both form and content to the church’s liturgical and sacramental worship, just … Continue reading

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Denominations: Catholic Church (Part 2)

Authority 1.  The Bible The Catholic Bible contains seven Old Testament books which are not contained in the Bibles we use.  These are: Tobit, Judith, 1 and 2 Maccabees, Wisdom (of Solomon), Sirach (Ecclesiasticus) and Baruch. Additionally, five more books … Continue reading

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Where Are The Nine? (Luke 17:11-19)

The disease that we call leprosy today (Hansen’s Disease) is a disease of the nerves and of the skin.  “Patients with leprosy experience disfigurement of the skin and bones, twisting of the limbs, and curling of the fingers to form … Continue reading

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