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Is Catholic the Same as Christian? Here is Wisdom ... Interpretation, pride and prejudice have divided the true Church into
many different "denominations" but, that was not what Jesus intended. Most of the divisions are based upon interpretation of specific Scripture. Other divisions stemmed from the pride of individuals wanting control, dating way back.
We all come from different backgrounds and may have varying beliefs and different interpretations of specific Scriptures, but we share one powerful common bond which should have us overcome these little differences and that is our love for and belief in Jesus Christ, which makes us
brothers and sisters in God's family.
However, when the shared beliefs of any Church beliefs are contrary to the teachings in the Bible then, they begin to tread into the category of concern. But it is the interpretation of that Scripture that is in question and is the source of the disputes in most cases. I am no man's judge and have nothing against any specific Church that seeks to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Despite the potential differences in opinions, interpretation, and even doctrine up to a certain point.
Here is an Old Roman Catholic Church Bible study tidbit of Truth ... We, as Christians must discern well because there are many false Religions that one should beware of and to find out what the beliefs of any said Church are, should be done, for we are taught to
Prove all things and choose to hold onto that which is Good.
And to check the fruits (words and deeds) for a tree is known by it's
17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but
a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can
a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn
down, and cast into the fire.
20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
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Therefore ... I have chosen to do a study on the old Roman Catholic Church. I do this not to condemn the beliefs of those precious souls within the fold, but rather to look at a few practices of the old Roman Catholic Church and compare them to the Bible itself and allow the Bible to reveal the Truth.
Now, before we begin this Are Catholics Christian trek for Truth, I want it made very clear that there are millions of children of God that have chosen to be or were grandfathered into the Roman Catholic Church faith. They truly believe in Jesus and love Him with all of their heart.
I have many beliefs in common with the Catholic faith. Such as their belief that there is one God, but also believe in the Trinity. They are Baptized and baptize their family very much in the same manner as some other Christian denominations. They do so in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. These old Roman Catholic Church followers truly believe that Jesus is the promised Messiah who Israel was awaiting and that He is in fact, the actual
Son of God and was born of a virgin birth.
They also unconditionally believe, with all their minds and hearts, in the Original Sin of man and how it affects us today, but that through true belief in Jesus that we are able to be restored with God. They
believe in Loving one another, forgiveness
and these old Roman Catholic Church believers believe in God's greatest gift, being the awe inspiring Grace of God.
Again I am in harmony with the Old Roman Catholic Church doctrine in many of the primary ingredients of their Faith. That being said, let us continue with our ... Are Catholics Christian quest for answers ... Allow me to give you a little similitude to reveal my beliefs of the old Roman Catholic Church as a whole. I will use the USA in this similitude;
I do not believe that the United States of America, it's foundation,
it's principles, most of its political leaders and certainly not each
individual soul within it is corrupt and being instructed by an evil
source. I do not believe that each American citizen has surrendered
the beliefs that this country was founded on.
However ... I do believe that there are some political powers behind
the scenes of the governing structure who are and do.
I believe that these individuals are changing the original purpose of
this country and misleading the people, little by little and I
believe they do so for selfish motivation and financial gain for
themselves and their causes.
A slow fade, if you will.
Unfortunately, many citizens nowadays follow in blind devotion. Though
most probably do so believing that they are following the righteous
intent which was instituted way back when, while others see, but can
or will not do anything.
But, alas... If one looks around we can see the end result is not
what was intended. You will see such a drastic change in values and
morals which are training and leading the children away from God like
cattle to the slaughter.
In like manner, some of the authorities within the Roman Catholic
Church are doing the same thing in a few areas.
I speak not only of the Catholic leaders who are molesting the little
children that attend their Church merely seeking Jesus. I do not
speak only of the leaders of the Catholic Church choosing to hide the
horrible crimes against God's trusting children and moving these
sexual predators disguised as Christian Shepherds from Church to
Church as to avoid scandal as it would be a blemish on that which
they seek to appear perfect to the world.
This type of thing happens in other denominations too.
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No, my Christian brothers and sisters, though I am very concerned about the state of the Church overall, I speak of a few core issues within the Roman Catholic Church which do not sit well with God's Word and it just makes me ponder on ... Why.
But, let's do a little research on origins of the old Roman Catholic
Church first. As we know from the Bible and history books, the Roman Empire was the
source of most pain and suffering towards souls who followed
Christianity for hundreds of years, as the early Christian Faith grew.
Not only were they responsible for the death of most of the Apostles, in such horrific ways, but also Christian families. They even made sport of the murders. Here is an example;
The Romans crucified and beheaded many of the Apostles, Christian
disciples and martyrs there.
As a matter of fact, they used to have these arenas where they would
all gather and have Christian children put on sheep skins.
They then opened the doors to the arena, and the Christian children
were told to run out with the sheepskins on making the noises of
sheep (bahhhhhhhh) ...
The Christian children were thinking it was a game, and did not know
the Romans had ravenous wolves waiting to devour them ... All for the
This type of thing was done in open forums not only to kill off
Christians and their families, but also so that those contemplating
becoming Christians ... Would be afraid to.
The Roman empire attempted to crush the Christian faith as they did
the hopes and dreams of every country they overtook.
But alas ... They contended not with man, but with God.
It was not happening ... Christianity was going to continue to grow.
Seeing they could not beat Christianity, it appears that they had no
choice but to embrace it and use it.
Sooooooo ... Christianity was legalized in the fourth century, when
Edict of Milan
in 313 AD ...
In other words, after about hundreds of years of torturing
Christians, a new law was instituted that you were not tortured
and/or killed for being a Christian after this point by the Roman
Then, in about 380 AD ... Emperor
created a law establishing Catholic Christianity as the official
religion of the Roman Empire.
The Roman Catholic Church was born.
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The Roman Catholic Church roots were a mixture of a defeated Roman
Empire by the Christian Faith which they then adopted the Faith which
defeated them and mixed it with some existing beliefs of it's culture.
Then came the Crusades in about 1095 AD and the Inquisitions followed
in about 1185 AD which was the Roman's deep seated desire to control
by use of power, by demanding that people become Roman Catholic
Christians or be put to death. Many were killed just as the early
Christians were but this time ... In the name of the Roman Catholic
This and the subsequent crusades ultimately failed and even
contributed to the hatred of the Christian Faith by many.
But, we know that our Lord was not about forcing souls to choose
Nor do the words of any Apostle in the Bible suggest this.
We all know that one cannot force matters of the heart such as Love
and Faith upon someone, the result will not be the same as one who
chooses to do so.
Another major problem besides the deep seated selfish desires of the
Roman Empire to not lose control, being the driving force behind
Roman Catholic Church, was that some of their previous beliefs in
idols and what have you, were mixed in with the True Christian Faith.
This aspect of the Roman Catholic Church causes this tree to have
spiritual roots which may blossom into practice and principles which
will not be Biblical as the Bible was written many years before the
Romans adopted it.
One can already see some questionable policies.
One may ask ... What gives you the right to make such a claim?
It is not I that witnesses against some of the policies and practices
of the Roman Catholic Church my friends ...
It is your Lord ... Jesus. Jesus spoke plainly ...
And call no man your father upon the earth: for One is
your Father, which is in Heaven.
And yet the Catholic Church requires that you call their priests,
In fact the title pope stems from the Greek word 'papas,'
which simply means "father."
Again ... I believe that most priests and even the Popes are sincere
followers of the Lord.
They only follow pre-existing customs and rules.
I just question something that is so obviously written in the Bible
by our Lord, being ignored and instead demanded of the souls who join.
In addition ...
The Roman Catholic Church holds a strong passion to present Mary as
the Deity to be prayed through to reach God ...
When the Bible clearly teaches that Jesus is the only mediator
between God and man.
1 Timothy 2:5
For there is one God, and One mediator between God and men,
the man Christ Jesus;
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The Bible reveals nothing that even remotely suggests that people
should pray to or through Mary to reach God, or any Saint for that
Mary herself never suggested that anyone pray to or through her
either. In fact she was very humbled when the Angel Gabriel brought
her the salutation and good news, of the birth of our Lord and
Savior. One might think that she would be mortified that while
praying the rosary people pray a prayer honoring her ten times
repeated for the Lord's Prayer once.
27 And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a
certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto Him,
Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast
28 But He said, Yea rather, blessed
are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
So, why does the Roman Catholic Church make a big deal out of going
through Mary to get to God?
Perhaps this is because the Roman Empire, prior to their change of
mind and heart regarding Christianity, had previous faith in female
idols which they called goddesses. From Diana to Victoria to Bona Dea
to Venus just to name a few.
So, it appears that they kinda blended their previous beliefs, with
the Christian Faith.
This is a very concerning ingredient in the foundation of this Faith.
Last, but not least ... There is prophecy in God's Word, which has
eerie similarities to the Roman Catholic Church.
In Revelation, Chapter 17, we learn of a governing body that will be
a part of the
It is the great whore that sits upon many waters (many people)
With whom the worldly people indulged in her ways
She sits atop of a beast with seven heads and 10 horns (Antichrist's
empire) and is arrayed in purple and red and is decked with jewels
And upon her forehead was a name written,
MYSTERY, BABYLON THE
GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
Who or what in the world is? We are given every clue necessary to
figure out who this entity is in Revelation, Chapters 17 and 18.
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We will begin our quest to solve this
Now, as I ponder on these clues to our
MYSTERY BABYLON many things
continue to disturb me. We know that Babylon is Iraq in the history
books and with as much as is going on in Iraq at this time, it would
make for an easy scapegoat.
However, the word ...
MYSTERY and many other bothersome clues
continue to demand that we seek further. If you actually read the
verse links shared ... You will find these concerns.
For example ...
Iraq was not a place well known for it's killing of Christians
at the time this Revelation was written.
It does not sit on seven mountains or hills.
It does not control different nations and races nor rule kings
of the Earth.
It is known for oil, but not the merchandise mentioned.
It is not a sea port.
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But, I do know of a place that fits very well.
It will be a part of
according to the Bible.
It's colors are purple and red.
It does sit on seven hills.
It is the only city that controls many various nations,
peoples, by way of the ... Roman Catholic Church.
It has and does influence the decisions of kings.
It is known for all of the merchandise mentioned.
It is a seaport.
It has the most blood of the martyrs of Jesus.
Since the writer of the book of Revelation, wrote this book on Patmos Island, which is a Roman prison, I guess I can see why he would need
to write the word
Mystery as to be able to have the vision he was given, shown to other Christians and not have it confiscated because the Romans did not like reading of their own doom.
We should keep our eyes on Rome and the Vatican, for they seem to fit the
Mystery woman description very well.
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So, as you can see, I do not believe that old Roman Catholic Church believers are evil I believe that they, just like many others in various "denominations" are being taught a few things that do not appear to be in harmony with the Words of the Bible.
I also fear that they are following a faith who will obtain a future
leader who will be instructed by the enemy of our soul as to lead the
Allowing a little more and more changes in policy and practice now and again. Some subtle changes and some not so subtle changes. Many times in an effort to appear politically correct, but when viewed over years one can see them as plagues allowed within the Body of Christ. But, I also know that other "denominations" are adapting to worldly
ways as well.
Perhaps by allowing a little of this and a little of that from various "denominations" as to adapt to one another and even allowing other Religions to join and mixing doctrines and beliefs. They appear to be striving to achieve a one world religion and whoever does not accept this mongrel religion, during the End Times. Well, if you have read much of the Bible, you know the rest of the story.
Therefore, I judge not the Roman Catholic Church who are as subject as any other religious denomination that will choose to follow the
world as cattle to the slaughter, unknowingly setting up the kingdom
That is God's business. My concern is for those who are following blindly. And as the
policies within the Church change ... So do people's minds and hearts
who are not cautious.
The old Roman Catholic Church Bible teachings (as a whole) are an awesome tool by which to bring souls to Christ and most of those
within it's leadership are sincere, but what if someone evil got in control of such a powerful Religious system? This is why I sound the Trumpet.
Beware and prepare.