Purgatory: Purifying Fire or False Doctrine Fable

As an EX-Roman Catholic (see About GWT) who was taught, consequently fully believed in, the doctrine of Purgatory, the following article accurately defines Purgatory is that of which makes the Roman Catholic Church system work effectively. Catholics who believe a purifying fire will purge away their sins are deluded victims of a fatal fabrication. The invention of a place for purification of sins called Purgatory is one of the most seductive attractions of the Roman Catholic religion. Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church described this deceptive hoax brilliantly. He said: “Purgatory is what makes ...

History of the English Bible

History of the English Bible
History of the English Bible, Roman Catholic Church, John Wycliffe, John Hus, and the Lollards AD 1382 The first hand-written English language Bible manuscripts of the complete Bible were produced by John Wycliffe (1320-1384), an Oxford professor, scholar, and theologian. Wycliffe, (also spelled ‘Wycliff’ and ‘Wyclif’), was well-known throughout Europe for his opposition to the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, which he believed to be contrary to the Bible.  With the help of his followers, called the Lollards, and his assistant Purvey, and many other faithful scribes, Wycliffe produced dozens of English language manuscript copies ...