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Biblical Communion: True Fellowship with the Lord

Once a person stands before the All Holy God accepted in Christ the Beloved,[1] clothed with the righteousness of Christ, that person has the basis of fellowship with God.  In sanctification as He writes His law on the hearts of the believers, they strive to be holy as He is.  He is then their God and they are Read More

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True and False Worship: the Cross and the Mass

  I.  Introduction Worshipping God is that communion that exists in true harmony between the Creator and the creature man.  A. Before the Fall 1.  There were no restraints on relationship between God and Adam.  God spoke to Adam, laying out for him his duties, instructing him concerning his environment (Genesis 1:28-30), created a helpmeet Read More

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Salvation and the Sacraments

Quite a number of people have become Roman Catholics because of the appeal of the Catholic Sacraments. It is necessary therefore to see just what is attractive in these seven signs of Catholicism and to analyze the same in the light of Biblical truth. The most important difference between Biblical faith and Roman Catholicism is Read More

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The Normal Christian Life and Catholicism

We must deal with the apparent normality of Catholicism.  The Catholic Church is based on some of the great essential truths of God’s revelation.  She holds to the existence of a self-existent and eternal God, the Creator of the universe, of man, and of all things.  She teaches that in the Godhead there are three Read More

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Where do Evangelical ECT signatories now stand?

The fanfare of Jubilee Year 2000 continued when on May 13th Pope John Paul II gave his homily at the occasion of the beatification ceremony for Francisco and Jacinta Marto at Fatima, Portugal. (For those unfamiliar with Fatima, in 1917, a vision claiming to be Mary appeared to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal.) What Read More

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The Bible is the Absolute Basis of Truth

Scripture Alone is Inspired and Inherently Authoritative. The Biblical message breathed out by God is revelation in written form. (2 Timothy 3:15-16).  The Biblical claim is that what God has inspired was His written word (2 Peter 1:20-21).  When the Lord Jesus Christ said, “the Scripture cannot be broken” (John 10:35), He was speaking of God’s written word.  The Read More

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The Passion of Christ – Mel Gibson’s Vivid Deception

By Richard Bennett and J. Virgil Dunbar There seldom had been a movie that had created such favorable publicity and anticipation in the Evangelical community than The Passion of Christ.  A tidal wave of excitement swept the church and the movie world.  On Catholic Ash Wednesday, 2004, the film appeared in theaters across America.  Evangelical Read More

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Newman’s Eucharist Devotion

However Newman’s mystical Jesus is simply the age-old temptation of looking to a physical substance to obtain life. In this video Richard Bennett and Michael de Semlyen analyze the consequences.

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The Legacy of the True Historical Patrick

Ireland has a very distinctive history.  It was an island untouched by the Roman legions, and Patrick, the Evangelist, brought to it the Gospel of grace.  Patrick was descended from a family that had placed their faith in Christ Jesus for at least two generations.  He tells us his father was “the deacon Calpurnius, son Read More