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Jim Blackburn
One of the most misunderstood teachings of the Catholic Church is this one: "Outside the Church there is no salvation" (Extra ecclesiam nulla...
Jim Blackburn
Catholics recognize that Jesus founded only one Church. Vatican II’s document Lumen Gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church) states, "This...
Jim Blackburn
From the very beginning of the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther rejected certain Church teachings. These did not fit his personal theology...
Tim Staples
Those who deny Mary’s perpetual virginity most commonly refer to two texts:Matthew 13:55-56: Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not his mother...
Jim Blackburn
Prior to Jesus’ coming, the Jewish people expected an earthly king who would bring them freedom and prosperity. "When the people saw the sign...
Tim Staples
James 2:24 is remarkably clear: "You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone." Yet millions of Christians teach the...
Tim Staples
Hebrews 7:22-25 says: "This makes Jesus the surety of a better covenant. The former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by...
Tim Staples
For Catholics, when God "establishes his eternal plan of ‘predestination,’ he includes in it each person’s free response to his grace" (CCC 600...
Jim Blackburn
Concordia University recently hosted an Exodus International Freedom Conference. Exodus International’s Web site (www.exodusinternational.org)...
Jim Blackburn
In an all-too-common tragedy these days, a poorly catechized Catholic attends a worship service at a megachurch, mistakenly believing the...