Sola Scriptura sounds good and right, so how can it be wrong?
Continue reading “Questions For Bible Christians”
Yesterday, we looked at Saint Ignatius of Antioch’s seven letters, written on the road to martyrdom and dripping with Catholic doctrine. And all by A.D. 110! Judge rightly and don’t get . . .
The Catholic Church claims an unbroken line back to the days of the New Testament; bishops standing in apostolic succession to the apostles of Jesus Christ and carrying forward the faith once delivered. The claim rests on good evidence. One link consists of seven letters from Saint Ignatius of Antioch. The link is so strong and the letters so Catholic-looking that they require a response from the thoughtful Protestant. The Ignatian evidence demands a verdict. Continue reading “Ignatian evidence demands a verdict, part 1”
Long before The Birds sang it, Qoheleth wrote it. A time for every purpose under the heavens (Ecc. 3:1*). If I reject what the Catholic Church gives with the right hand, by what authority do I accept anything from the left? By God’s grace, that quandary led this Protestant home to Rome.
Continue reading “There is a season, turn, turn, turn”
Little red lizards, like all other vices, must die. For neither flesh and blood nor anything natural may enter Heaven without dying first. The all-important thing: “Die before you die. There’s no chance after.” Continue reading “Die before you die; lizards, lust and stallions”
“Next to the Blessed Sacrament itself, your neighbour is the holiest object presented to your senses. Continue reading “Christ in you, the hope of glory”
The Mass removes the minister from the spotlight. Continue reading “The permanent shape of Christianity shows through”