Protestantism and Mormonism!


#1

Two principle theological products of Protestanism are Justification by faith alone (sola fide), and the Bible as the sole rule of faith(sola scriptura). The problem is that for nearly 1500 years you cannot find a shred of evidence that Christians believed either of one of these doctrines. The notion that man is justified through a legal declarative act by God, apart from good works done with a heart full of grace is simply not existent for roughly 1500 years. The notion that scripture alone was the sole rule of faith aprt from the oral teachings preserved through the Church is also not existent. In order to believe this and become or stay a Protestant one wiould have to essential argue like a Mormon. Mormons believe that there was a great apostacy in the early CHurch and the truth was restored by God through the Mormon church. Protestants and Catholics are quick to point out to Mormons that this cannot be biblical because Christ said that the Spirit will be with us always. In Protestanism you would have to argue the same way. Becuase you cant find two of their most important doctrines for roughly 1500’s. Cardinal Neuman was correct “The realiazation of history is the end of Protestanism.”


#2

Ain’t that special? A whole thread bashing Protestants and Mormons. Don’t you feel GOOD about yourself???


#3

[quote=Lilyofthevalley]Ain’t that special? A whole thread bashing Protestants and Mormons. Don’t you feel GOOD about yourself???
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you know… if you wouldn’t hold back and let people know how you really feel…sheese… :cool:


#4

[quote=marineboy]Two principle theological products of Protestanism are Justification by faith alone (sola fide), and the Bible as the sole rule of faith(sola scriptura). The problem is that for nearly 1500 years you cannot find a shred of evidence that Christians believed either of one of these doctrines. The notion that man is justified through a legal declarative act by God, apart from good works done with a heart full of grace is simply not existent for roughly 1500 years."
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“For by grace you have been saved THROUGH FAITH; and that not of yourselves, it is the GIFT of God; NOT AS A RESULT OF WORKS, that no one should boast. For we (believers) are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus FOR (not by) good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them” (Eph. 2:8-10).

Who wrote that? And when do you think it was written?

"…even the righteousness which comes BY FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST for all those WHO BELIEVE; for there is no distinction, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, being JUSTIFIED AS A GIFT by HIS GRACE through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus (Rom. 3:22-24).

Who wrote that? And when do you think it was written?

Hint: Long over 1500 years ago.

When one studies the Scriptures (God’s Word) the errors and excesses of men down through Church history become evident. Your argument is with God, not Protestants! Take the issue up with Him. Tell Him Christ alone cannot save. Tell Him He’s in error, against the tide of history, if He thinks He’s just to justify the one who has faith in Jesus (Rom. 3:26). In fact, one day you’ll be able to tell Him just how wrong He is, face to face. I guess somebody needs to inform Him, right? It might as well be be you.


#5

Give enough time, I can justify anything by taking scripture out of context.

[quote=Ozzie]“For by grace you have been saved THROUGH FAITH; and that not of yourselves, it is the GIFT of God; NOT AS A RESULT OF WORKS, that no one should boast. For we (believers) are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus FOR (not by) good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them” (Eph. 2:8-10).
Who wrote that? And when do you think it was written?

"…even the righteousness which comes BY FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST for all those WHO BELIEVE; for there is no distinction, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, being JUSTIFIED AS A GIFT by HIS GRACE through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus (Rom. 3:22-24).

Who wrote that? And when do you think it was written?

Hint: Long over 1500 years ago.

When one studies the Scriptures (God’s Word) the errors and excesses of men down through Church history become evident. Your argument is with God, not Protestants! Take the issue up with Him. Tell Him Christ alone cannot save. Tell Him He’s in error, against the tide of history, if He thinks He’s just to justify the one who has faith in Jesus (Rom. 3:26). In fact, one day you’ll be able to tell Him just how wrong He is, face to face. I guess somebody needs to inform Him, right? It might as well be be you.
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