2 Thessalonians 2:1-17
Man of Lawlessness
Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and by our gathering together unto Him, that ye be not soon shaken in mind or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as if from us that the Day [Continue reading ...]
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 as 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 the whole system work. Take out Purgatory and it’s a hard sell to be a Catholic. [Continue reading ...]
History of the English Bible, Roman Catholic Church, John Wycliffe, John Hus, the Lollards, and The Reformation.
The Roman Catholic Church placed the Bible on the index of forbidden books in 1229 AD. Canon 14:
“We prohibit also that the laity should be permitted to have the books of the Old or New Testament; unless anyone from motive of devotion should wish to have the Psalter or the Breviary for divine offices or the hours of the blessed Virgin; but we most strictly forbid their having any translation of these books.” [Continue reading ...]