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?”
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*
John Henry Cardinal Newman
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 “
Does it really matter?
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?”
Bread of Christ
I am the wheat of God and am ground by the teeth of the wild beasts, that I may be found the pure bread of Christ. Ignatius of Antioch, circa A.D. 107 Continue reading “The Wheat of God”
This is the excerpt for your very first post.
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?”