Is the Pope the Vicar of Christ?
Is the authority of the popes biblical? NO!
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In Mat 16:18 Jesus promised to build his Church. Today many churches pretend to be the only true church of Jesus Christ. This tract will examine the claims of the Roman Catholic Church concerning the authority and succession of the apostles in the popes.
Recovering from Churches that Abuse
Recovering from Churches that Abuse is a classic work on abusive churches which helps those trying “to get out from under” and recover personally afterward.
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Safe People: How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren’t!, Dr. Henry Cloud &s Dr. John Townsend, 1995. Henry tells about being in a Christian group for 5 years where he learned a lot but became more “religious” and less “real”.
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The destitution of a Pastor is a discussion of the requirements of a pastor and his destitution if he doesn’t fulfill these requirements. This is an excellent exposition of the requirements of the pastor as well as the Destitution of a Pastor.
By Pastor-Missionary David Cox
Destitution of a Pastor
The Examining the Destitution of a Pastor
Let me start off by saying that it is dangerous to undertake the destitution of a pastor. If you are wrong (and we all can be wrong), then you are trying to remove a man God has placed in that ministry. It is equally as dangerous to allow a man that is essentially a wolf in sheep’s clothing to take over a ministry.
Over the years, I have seen churches “fall.” By that I mean, a good church, with good doctrines and good people, and a false prophet come in and run off the majority, take the 20-30 years of what they had done economically to have a building, and use it for his personal bank account. Essentially, the false prophet changes the church’s doctrine and practice to what he wants it to be. Sad. Some of those churches were supporting me as a missionary (as well as a dozen or so more missionaries) and after the new pastor, we missionaries were all dropped. On the field or off, no difference.
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Drugs and Theology. How does one affect the other? Why would they be anyway related? They are in some people and groups. Actually, the connection is between the source of one’s beliefs, and how chemicals affect that set of your belief base.
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This is a refutation of water baptism as a condition of salvation. Here I am taking aim at the Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, that teach this heresy. The premise of these people as well as others is to add the “work” of water baptism before a person is saved.
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How to tell if you are in cult #4 evangelism is lost, evangelism is not the priority, our primary goal is not Christlikeness but promoting the cult. This is a study of some simple elements that are very common in cults, false religions, even bad political groups.
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How to tell if you are in cult #3 condemnation of impropriety of a leader is swept under the rug, giving is controlled, loyalty is to the cult first before Christ.
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How to tell if you are in cult #2 no soul liberty, member problems only through the leadership, the cult comes before your family.
How to tell if you are in a Cult #is continued from part 1. This is a study of some simple elements that are very common in cults, false religions, even bad political groups.
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