=benjammin;9701719]Okay, so i've noticed quite a few people, especially when I was in college (i graduated last may). that often you'd have quite a few people who would double dip and go to both catholic and protestant services, or switch every couple of weeks. Anyway what would be the best way to tell these people they are in the wrong. For example at our Newman Center there was a girl who was very involved with us but served on Campus Crusades servant team as well and continues to be very involved with running it. She even considers herself more "christian" than catholic and sees no problem with either since they both are ways to God (which is strange because she's not some typical religious liberal who sees all religion as equal)
Now I am okay with attending meeting (since they are not really services I don't see much harm and fortunately in my area they aren't very openly anti catholic since i live in an area that is very lutheran and catholic.) Anyway how can we stop these people? Sometimes they leave, but we always had a few who kept going to both services or would be very involved in cru and still go to mass.
The answer is clear BUT not easy:D
Anyone who actually knows why they are Catholic and what we believe and WHY and how we can believe it would not be doing this.
The answer lies in TEACHING who and What we Are and WHY we are different.
The NT alone has over 100 evidences of JUST one Church being founded by Christ and ONLY One Faith [set of beliefs being acceptable to Him]
John.10: 16 “And I have other sheep, that are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will heed my voice*. So there shall be one flock, one shepherd” *
Ps.127:1 “Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain.
Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain”
Eph. 4: 1-7 “I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all lowliness and meekness, with patience, forbearing one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body[ONE CHURCH] and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call, one Lord, one faith,[ONLY One set of beliefs] one baptism, one God and Father of us all, who is above all and through all and in all.
Eph. 2:19-20 “So then you are no longer strangers and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, in whom the whole structure is joined together and grows into a holy temple in the Lord; in whom you also are built into it for a dwelling place of God in the Spirit.”
Eph. 3: 9-10 “And to make all men see what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things; that through the church [singular] the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the principalities and powers in the heavenly places. This was according to the eternal purpose which he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord,
IF they don't understand the Sacramnets especailly The Eucharist and Confession they have no foundation not to go elsewhere:rolleyes: