The Church Jesus established in AD 33 is founded on Peter. It is on Peter, that Jesus declares He will build His Church Matt 16:18. Peter died in AD 67. He was succeeded by Linus who died in AD 76. Linus, in turn, was succeeded by Cletus who died in AD 88. Cletus in turn, was succeeded by Clement who died in AD 97, and so on…[Read more]
The church established by Jesus consists of His apostles and disciples and all those that succeed them/come after them. It was never “destroyed”. God forbid. It has withstood all that the world threw at it (eg persecutions): from AD 33 till today and will till the world ends. Perhaps you can clarify what you meant by the “…[Read more]
One church argues that the bible points to the existence of God the Mother; another church argues that the bible teaches no such God. Well, clearly one of them is teaching truth, the other is teaching error. But which church? Both relied on the bible for their case. So, what is the lesson here? The lesson here is that the bible cannot be relied…[Read more]
eric commented on the post, "You Cannot Use Your Own Mind To Interpret The Bible" 3 years, 4 months ago
The Bible is a book. It is not self-interpreting. Therein lies the problem.
Jesus did not found/wrote a book and said “Refer to this when in doubt.” Holy scriptures recorded His actions: He founded a Church – a body of believers – with authority to preach/teach/baptise. He singled out a lead shepherd – Peter – to lead the Church after He…[Read more]