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Old 05-16-2020, 06:22 AM
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Churches must die to themselves by repenting of an overemphasis on money and pet interests and returning to a focus on the "whole counsel of God" and teaching disciples "to obey everything" that Christ commanded.

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Very well said Geek. I completely agree with your message. It seems as though you’ve been been to many many churches and may still be searching to find the true one. Have you tried the Roman Catholic Church ? The Catholic Church covers all the areas you mentioned, covers ALL the books of the Bible over a 3 year liturgy cycle, and profoundly teaches and carries on the example set by Jesus in John’s Gospel 6:51-59
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Very well said Geek. I completely agree with your message. It seems as though you?ve been been to many many churches and may still be searching to find the true one. Have you tried the Roman Catholic Church ? The Catholic Church covers all the areas you mentioned, covers ALL the books of the Bible over a 3 year liturgy cycle, and profoundly teaches and carries on the example set by Jesus in John?s Gospel 6:51-59
You must be kidding. The catholic church is the most AntiChrist they have. Better reread your bible
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Old 05-29-2020, 07:11 AM
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You must be kidding. The catholic church is the most AntiChrist they have. Better reread your bible
When I read the Catholic Catechism, I find myself in agreement with about 90% of it. On the other hand, when I hang out with members of the Catholic church, I've often found myself and my family targets of persecution for some combination of refusing to participate in things that violate my conscience as occult or idolatrous practices, preaching repentance from sexual immorality, preaching salvation by grace through faith, and encouraging folks to read their Bibles.

But in my experience, there are plenty of antichrist people in leadership of non-Catholic churches also.
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Old 05-29-2020, 12:21 PM
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You must be kidding. The catholic church is the most AntiChrist they have. Better reread your bible


There's also that whole rampant sexual abuse by thousands of priests that the church tried to cover up for decades while also turning a blind eye by moving those same predators to different churches.
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GDSD I read the Bible daily and participate in the Liturgy Of the Word at daily and Sunday Mass. My question to you is what religious faith was responsible for writing the Bible?
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Geek It’s encouraging to hear you agree with 90% of what you’ve read in the Catechism. I’ve studied and discussed it with theologians for many years and have grown to agree with 100 % of it. As with myself perhaps discussion and healthy debate with a priest or theologian will help you understand the mere 10% you presently disagree with. It’s somewhat unusual today to find anyone in agreement with even 90 % of what a particular faith believes in. I am curious in what ways you and your family are targets of persecution from Catholics ?
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Finfish ALL true Catholics will agree that the years of sexual abuse by priests and the cover up of such was DESPICABLE !!! However please realize those were sins committed by people and sexual abuse is not a teaching of the Catholic Church. We are all sinners at some time and in some form. Just as Jesus Christ did the Catholic Church teaches repentance and reconciliation of sin from the sinner as well as forgiveness from those trespassed upon for achieving salvation.
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Old 05-31-2020, 11:50 AM
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GDSD I read the Bible daily and participate in the Liturgy Of the Word at daily and Sunday Mass. My question to you is what religious faith was responsible for writing the Bible?
Sir, I will not continue to even try and explain things to you since you say you read the Bible daily and you still think that the catholic church is responsible for writing the Bible. This isn't the place or time for that.
But remember you will be judged on yours works and not your beliefs. Hope you get it right before your time comes.
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