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Series: Revelation - From Now to Forever
Well, we come to the second part of our look at something that's a bit unusual. But I think it"s crucial for us to hear a testimony I'd like to share with you, and that testimony is "Why I am not a Roman Catholic." And last time I began, and I'll share with you again the same outline so you know just where we are, especially if you're taking notes and writing down, so that you'll have scriptures on each of these.
God's Simple Plan of Salvation
I was challenged when someone came up to me and said, "It's really wonderful to know everything that the Bible says is wrong about that; but how do you get in to the family of God if you don't get in through the Mass, through the sacraments? How do you get in?" And I said, well, tonight I will make a point to conclude this evening message with actually taking you through, if I was going to lead one of you, in fact, if one of you came forward at the end of the service and said I want to know how to become a Christian, I'll just share with you one of the many different portions of scripture that I would use and that many here would use to lead you to the Lord, Jesus Christ.
Seven Reasons to Not Work Together With Roman Catholics
But there are seven biblical reasons why I cannot associate with, promote, recommend or even consider, as being a part of the Christian faith, the Roman Catholic church. Seven reasons.
Now even after I preached last Sunday, I had someone come up to me and say, "I don't have those concerns you do." And that troubles me and so this evening I'd like to even more emphasize that this is not my testimony of how I feel, but it's my testimony to you of a whole lifetime of studying the scriptures, of reading through the Bible four dozen times and looking intently for what the Bible teaches about salvation, about the church, about the nature of redemption, about the atonement, and about the God that ...
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