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WORLD CRISIS FORETOLD –CIVIL AND DIVINE LAWS ENDANGERED-part 10-

TO UNDERSTAND WHERE THE PAPACY IS LEADING, LOOK AT HER PAST HISTORY-part 4-

THE DARKNESS DEEPENS

The advancing centuries witnessed a constant increase of error in the doctrines put forth from Rome.  Even before the establishment of the Papacy the teachings of heathen philosophers had received attention and exerted an influence in the church.  Many who professed conversion still clung to the tenets of their pagan philosophy, and not only continued its study themselves, but urged it upon others as a means of extending their influence among the heathen.  Serious errors were thus introduced into the Christian faith.  Prominent among these was the belief in man’s natural immortality and his consciousness in death. This doctrine laid the foundation upon which Rome established the invocation of saints and the adoration of the Virgin Mary. From it sprang also the heresy of eternal torment for the finally impenitent, which was early incorporated into the papal faith.

Then the way was prepared for the introduction of still another invention of paganism, which Rome named purgatory, and employed to terrify the credulous and superstitious multitudes.  By this heresy is affirmed the existence of a place of torment, in which the souls of such as have not merited eternal damnation are to suffer punishment for their sins, and from which, when freed from impurity, they are admitted to heaven.

THE FINANCIAL ANGLE

“The Pope is not only the representative of Jesus Christ, but is Jesus Christ, hidden under a veil of flesh”-The Catholic National, July, 1895- ????

Still another fabrication was needed to enable Rome to profit by the fears and the vices of her adherents.  This was supplied by the doctrine of indulgences. Full remission of sins, past, present, and future, and release from all the pains and penalties incurred, were promised to all who would enlist in the pontiff’s wars to extend his temporal dominion, to punish his enemies, or to exterminate those who dared deny his spiritual supremacy.  The people were also taught that by the payment of money to the church they might free themselves from sin, and also release the souls of their deceased friends who were confined in the tormenting flames.  By such means did Rome fill her coffers and sustain the magnificence, luxury, and vice of the pretended representatives of Him who had not where to lay His head.

THE CREATOR CREATED

The scriptural ordinance of the Lord’s Supper had been supplanted by the idolatrous sacrifice of the Mass.  Papal priests pretended, by their senseless mummery, to convert the simple bread and wine into the actual “body and blood of Christ”- Cardinal Wiseman, “The Real Presence of the Body and Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Blessed Eucharist, Proved From Scripture”, lecture 8, sec.3, par.26. With blasphemous presumption, they openly claimed the power of creating God, the Creator of all things.  Christians were required, on pain of death, to avow their faith in this horrible, Heaven-insulting heresy. Multitudes that refused were given to the flames.

 

 

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