How to respond to these accusations …
alot has been written…all this information control…but honestly to say the Popes and others of the church’s members were not involved in the Inquisitions is like the muslims saying Islam has been hijacked and that those standing by watching all the evil deeds don’t know anything about it or why it’s going on! Is staying neutral or being used in silence what your church is about? What is there to hide? Is that why there has been index of prohibited books by some of your popes? Why is there all that censorship? What about the Vatican’s secret archives? What are the secrets that the public are not allowed to see? Sir, to say that the Popes or some priest were not involved in the politics of the day or that they didn’t influence them in any way is a bit naive isn’t it? Then why even in our day and time do the popes continue to appologise? Is the motive only for their pardon? I think its wonderful to repent Sir…its the right thing to do! So for you to say I am bearing false witness for the heretic comment is a bit out of line isn’t it?..hmmmm why do you say that, because in your Church’s appology they still refuse to take any responsibility on the Vatican itself or on the Catholic Church as an institution? Could it be some of your popes are and have been infallible in their actions? I guess to do so would then force the Roman Catholic Church to address the issue of who is the real authority and head of Christ’s church? It has that same feeling of a muslim saying they cannot ever question Islam because it’s too holy and a crime to do so! Should one trust their salvation in any other man but Jesus? Because what you are saying is that the ONLY way is through the Roman Catholic church!
“Cursed is the man who trusts in man And makes flesh his strength, Whose heart departs from the Lord. For he shall be like a shrub in the desert, And shall not see when good comes, But shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, In a salt land which is not inhabited. Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, And whose hope is the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, Which spreads out its roots by the river, And will not fear when heat comes; But its leaf will be green, And will not be anxious in the year of drought, Nor will cease from yielding fruit” (Jeremiah 17:5)
“The fear of man brings a snare, But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe” (Proverbs 29:25)
It’s important to put your trust in Jesus, but when a church puts Peter or another man such as a pope above the power of the Holy Spirit/Jesus then there is no middle ground is there? Because your church is built on Peter…and your church is built on not questioning the pope! When a church teaches that the head of Christ’s Church is a pope instead of Jesus and that this pope is not to be questioned do you not see how this institution is in danger of being used or abused in the future by evil? God never makes a mistake but MEN DO! The pope is the son of a man…and yet the catholics call him HOLY FATHER?
Indeed, let God be true but every man a liar" (Romans 3:4)
“Do not put your trust in princes, Nor in a son of man, in whom there is no help” (Psalm 146:3)
“It is better to trust in the Lord Than to put confidence in man. It is better to trust in the Lord Than to put confidence in princes” (Psalm 118:8,9)
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths” (Proverbs 3:5,6)
“He who heeds the word wisely will find good, And whoever trusts in the Lord, happy is he” (Proverbs 16:20)
2 Timothy 3: 14: But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; 15: And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. 16: All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.
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