Category: Other religions

Are the annual holy days of Israel fulfilled by Christ?

The Sacrificial Lamb - Josefa de Ayala, ca 1670

Some Christians say we should observe the Holy Days instructed in the Old Testament. Some say they pointed to Christ and were fulfilled by Christ.

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The Passover of the Jews

The Sacrificial Lamb - Josefa de Ayala, ca 1670

Three times the Bible refers to Passover as the Passover of the Jews. John 2:13, John 6:4, John 11:55.

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A simple explanation of justification

The Fall of Man, by Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1530 AD

While Catholics and Lutherans (and some other Protestants) have agreed that both sides mean the same thing when they use different words, there remains tension with some regarding salvation by faith alone vs salvation by grace alone. Our response to grace is sometimes mistakenly seen by Protestants as being our own works, and therefore of no value to God.

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Why I remain Catholic

Council of Trent in Santa Maria Maggiore church, Museo Diocesano Tridentino, Trento (Italy)

It’s a current trend to post why one remains Catholic. There are many reasons, but I think mine are mostly historical. I believe that the first century Christians developed into the second century Christians, who developed into the third century Christians, and then into the 4th century Christians. …

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The Divinity of Christ, for Jehovah’s Witnesses and others

Icon of Christ Crucified, chapel of San Damiano, near Assisi

I just found the Y-Jesus site, which has some good arguments as to why Jesus is God, and why Jesus actually did claim to be God. And then Dave Armstrong’s detailed argument, which I’ve mentioned before.

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Mormon Church Handbook of Instructions

The full 2006 Mormon Church Handbook of Instructions can be downloaded from WikiLeaks here.

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Operating Thetan – Scientology “bible” online

White-tailed gnu (Black wildebeest)

The full document entitled “The Technical Bulletins of Dianetics and Scientology” by L Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Scientology cult, is available online for download, probably for the first time ever.

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Biblical proof the Jesus is God

Divine Mercy icon, Byzantine style

On Dave Armstrong’s blog there is a post containing a tremendous amount of evidence for the divinity of Christ. If you’ve got Jehovah’s Witnesses or Christadelphians or other Arian religions to deal with, this is really worth reading.

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