Historical insights – The Church of Rome’s law on the extermination of heretics

Pilgrim’s Progress revisited - Christiana on the narrow way


Lightning over the outskirts of Oradea, Romania, during the August 17, 2005 thunderstorm which went on to cause major flash floods over southern Romania. Wikipedia, Public Domain.

Luke 9

51 And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem, 52 and sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him. 53 And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem. 54 And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did? 55 But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. 56 For the Son of man is not come to destroy men’s lives, but to save them. And they went to another village.


 The Church of Rome has two…

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Liberty: To Walk in Holiness Unhindered

He Hath Said

And I will walk at liberty: for I seek Thy precepts. -Psalm 119:45

Do you know what the liberty of a child of God is, dear friends, or are you all your lifetime subject to bondage? If you are a child of God, you do know something of it, but if you are not initiated into the mystery of the inner life, you will very probably confound liberty with license. The liberty of the man of the world is liberty to commit evil without restraint: the liberty of a child of God is to walk in holiness without hindrance. When the believer’s ways are enlarged, he delights to run in the statutes of the Lord; obedience is freedom to the Lord’s servant. Christ’s yoke is easy, and His burden is light. I fear that very many of you who are present this morning are slaves-some of you slaves to…

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When Should You Correct Another Christian?

~Aaron Menikoff

We live in an age hostile to correction. “No” has become a four-letter word in the modern vernacular. Our non-Christian friends don’t want to be told their unbelief warrants God’s judgment. That’s to be expected. But often our Christian friends don’t want to be corrected, either. And that’s sad, because a rebuke can be good for the soul. “The wise of heart,” says Solomon, “will receive correction” (Prov 10:8).

So how do you know when to correct a brother or sister in Christ? “To make an apt answer is a joy to a man, and a word in season, how good it is!” (Prov. 15:23). How do we know when to give that word? Thankfully, Scripture provides a trustworthy answer. It tells us when to correct and when to overlook.

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Do you pray against Antichrist?

Feileadh Mor

spurgeon004“It is the bounden duty of every Christian to pray against Antichrist, and as to what Antichrist is no sane man ought to raise a question. If it be not the popery in the Church of Rome there is nothing in the world that can be called by that name. If there were to be issued a hue and cry for Antichrist, we should certainly take up this church on suspicion, and it would certainly not be let loose again, for it so exactly answers the description.”

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Why I Am No Longer An Evanjellyfish

A Ruby In The Rough

Jelly-fish Christianity

(J. C. Ryle, “One Blood”)

One plague of our age is the widespread dislike of sound doctrine. In the place of it, the idol of the day is a kind of jelly-fish Christianity–a Christianity without bone, or muscle, or sinew– without any distinct teaching about the atonement or the work of the Spirit, or justification, or the way of peace with God–a vague, foggy, misty  Christianity, of which the only watchwords seem to be, “You must be liberal and kind. You must condemn no man’s doctrinal views. You must think everybody is right, and nobody is wrong.”

The Bible says:

  • 1 Timothy 4:13:  Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.
  • 1 Timothy 4:16:  Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that…

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Are YOU a “Christo-Pagan”?

A Bible verse Christians forget exists at Christmas and Easter:

“…abstain from things polluted by idols…” Acts 15:20

Note: we are to abstain from X Mass trees and Easter eggs!

The blended religion comprised of ancient Sun-worship rituals sanctioned by and brought into Christian “Orthodoxy” by Roman emperor Constantine in the fourth century…An apostasy and abomination, nonetheless remains the second most popular religion on Earth today. Are YOU a “Christo-Pagan”? Do YOU observe Sun-worship rituals? Christ Mass, Ishtar/Astarte/Lent/Mardi-Gras/Halloween? If so…REPENT! ~Gordon Kelse Furr