“Gotcha! Jesus says in Mark 7:8, ‘You abandon the commandment of God and hold to human tradition’‘1, yet you Catholics say tradition is as important as scripture. See! The Catholic Church makes void the Word of God!” Have you heard this before? Maybe from a friend, a loved one, or even a stranger? I know […]
Well IF (noticed I tried to use a big IF) that’s true, then it would seem to me that St. Paul must have missed a whole bunch of memos from the home office. I mean if I were St. Paul, and I was the “consumate Protestant”, rejecting the Catholic Church, holding up doctrines such as “the bible alone”, “faith alone” , “once saved always saved”, “there is no purgatory”, “the Eucharist is only a symbol”, “pastors are free to marry” and so many others… then I would have NEVER written verses that seemed to suggest anything to the contrary of my beliefs.