Adattf, Part 4

And he also went on, of course, in Philippians 2:12 to say, “Work out your salvation in fear and trembling.” Well, you don’t have to work out your salvation at all if you’re… Continue reading

A doctrine according to the flesh, part 3

Now who, beyond Paul…Damascus Road experience…who could arguably claim a greater born again experience? But that’s what he said. What did the apostle Paul say in support of the Catholic doctrine of salvation… Continue reading

A doctrine according to the flesh, part 2

Last time I began dissecting a defense of the Catholic doctrine of salvation by the founder of Catholic Answers, Karl Keating, which he commenced by dismissing verses that appear to teach salvation by… Continue reading

A doctrine according to the flesh

The complex and biblically selective Roman Catholic doctrine of salvation often results in Catholic apologists giving with one hand what they take back with the other. ‘You can’t win heaven, it’s a free… Continue reading

The Sola Fide Highway

Heaven can wait, as the saying goes…don’t rush me. I’ve got a lot of living to do on earth yet. Still, unless we believe this life is all there is, we hope and… Continue reading

These eye-opening verses cannot be ignored

Okay, Catholic friend, I have another question for you. If, as the Roman Catholic Church teaches, the Reformers’ cry of sola fide is dead wrong, how do you understand all the verses in… Continue reading

How firm a foundation

They have a saying in the excavation business, “What goes up must first go down.” I have a corollary saying: “And if what goes down is shoddy and weak, what goes up will… Continue reading

Phantom Petrine pillars

What if, Catholic friend, the impermeable structure the Church declares is founded on the apostle Peter as its Roman pontifical rock, in truth has merely a phantom foundation? As I indicated last time,… Continue reading

Begging the question

Christianity is ancient history. Well…its beginnings are anyway. Way back in the day before television and the internet a movement that would change the world was born. But that was 2,000 years ago….how… Continue reading

In the name of love

Someone recently accused me of “hating on Catholics.” Ouch. Is that how I come across? I guess I need to reestablish my motivations and again draw clear distinctions between the teachings of the… Continue reading