True bread from heaven, or a mere figure of speech?

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Does the sheep pen gate of John chapter 10 refute the Catholic understanding of John chapter 6?  No.  Both the text and the context show that Jesus is the true bread from heaven (John 6:32). Continue reading “True bread from heaven, or a mere figure of speech?”

Early Church Fathers and the Primacy of Rome  

Better one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere.  Better the threshold of the house of my God than a home in the tents of the wicked.  Psalms 84:11*

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In the last post, we considered the witness of the Church Fathers and the peculiarly-Catholic doctrine of purgatory. Continue reading “Early Church Fathers and the Primacy of Rome  “

Any church but Rome, right?

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Does is really matter which church? I believed the Bible and I really wanted to follow Jesus.  But what does that even mean? Continue reading “Any church but Rome, right?”

Why does a Baptist-turned-Reformed-Presbyterian enter the Roman Catholic Church?

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Because it’s true.

Since the real answer gets long and complicated, I started this blog.  But the short answer cannot be overlooked:  it was a matter of conscience. Continue reading “Why does a Baptist-turned-Reformed-Presbyterian enter the Roman Catholic Church?”