Christianity was rendered completely ineffectual by the countless changes introduced in the governments and Catholic Church, and worship of that church to carry out the purposes intended by our Lord. By the conclusion of the fifth century, only no more than a mere shadow remained of the ancient government of the church of our Lord Christ. The Roman Catholic Church and the vast number of … [Read more...]
New Home for the Pope, Catholic Church Spreads to Other Countries
Napoleon Bonaparte was emperor of France in 1798, mass amounts of land the Catholic Church-owned in France was confiscated by the government set up by him. Also, his French General Louis-Alexandre Berthier took Pope Pius VI prisoner on Napoleon's orders. This was the “deadly wound,” received by the Catholic Church in Revelation 13:3. In the same verse, Revelation 13:3, "and his deadly … [Read more...]
Here’s what I ran across on the Book of Revelation, I thought I would comment on it.
Churches of Christ are also unique in that they do not take a literal view of the Book of Revelation, but rather take a figurative view of the last book of the Bible. As we know, the Book of Revelation is one of the 27 Books that make up the New Testament. The first 3 chapters you can understand, but the remaining chapters are full of metaphors, except Revelation 22:18-19, not to add or take … [Read more...]
Reappearance of the Church of Christ
Around 1798 the New Testament Church started to appear and return to the principles of New Testament teachings. Note with the help of these men, wanting to only teach what is taught in their individual churches: James O'Kelly, Abner Jones, Elias Smith, Barton Warren Stone, Thomas Campbell, and Alexander Campbell, the New Testament was on its way of reappearing. As the 18th century closed … [Read more...]