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Salvation: God’s Grace in Christ Alone Saves

by Richard M. Bennett If you are a Catholic, can you say without a doubt that you are right with God at this very moment? Perhaps you will answer, “Well, I’m following the teachings of the Church on how to be right with God.” Then would you agree that those beliefs should match God’s written 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 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 Presuppositions of Catholicism

In this audio discussion Richard Bennett elaborates on the major presuppositions of the Roman Catholic Church. Former Catholic Priest Richard Bennett hails from the Republic of Ireland and trained by the Jesuit priests in his early years. He received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominicans, completing his education Read More
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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

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Eternal Life in Christ or Despair in Roman Catholic Purgatory?

By Richard Bennett and Stuart Quint The Roman Catholic Church spells out its teaching on life after death with the heading “The Final Purification, or Purgatory”: “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified, are indeed assured of their eternal salvation; but after death they undergo purification, so as to achieve Read More

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Letter to Ireland: Leave Rome and Seek Christ!

Dear Irish Friends, On May 26, 2018, Ireland voted to end the ban on abortion.  Abortion is morally wrong.  It is a sin in the sight of God. Concerning the unborn child in the mother’s womb, the Bible states; “For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb.”[1]  The Bible Read More

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The Immaculate Conception: Drama, Dogma, and Disaster

By Richard Bennett The Roman Catholic world is preparing to commemorate the promulgation of ‘The Immaculate Conception’ of Mary 150 years ago. Much has taken place already to celebrate this event and the climax is expected on 8 December 2004. Worship of Mary, the mother of Jesus, is standard practice in the Church of Rome. Read More