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Celebrating the 500th Year of the Radical Reformation

We here at IndyWatchman are celebrating the 500th year of the Radical Reformation while others are celebrating just the regular Reformation which has given us the greater part of the apostasy we are witnessing today. While it was the Radicals who gave us “believers baptism” and “separation of Church and state” all the credit was […]

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What Started as a Temptation Has Ended as a Lifestyle

It started with Jesus. The Devil offered Jesus power and authority, splendor and glory, fame and prestige, and gaudy costumes, and special collars, gold rings, and recognition with people bowing, and acknowledgement in public places, and names with initials, and he said, “It has been given to me, and I can give it to whomever […]

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DRESS REHEARSAL FOR A FALSE REVIVAL?

It never ceases to amaze me how supposedly intelligent Christians can so miss understanding Biblical prophecy; they have either missed it, they don’t care, or they are afraid. While Biblical end-times prophecy is unfolding like yesterday’s newspaper and foretells the very thing they are producing, they practice their religious hobbycraft in a cloud of delusion. […]

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The Great American Myth: American History, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Great American Myth: American History

Discovering Columbus In Ted Morgan’s book, Wilderness At Dawn, The Settling of the North American Continent, he places this picture from the Elizabeth Waldo-Dentzel Collection, by Joshua Shaw called, The Coming of the White Man. “A ship appears on the horizon line, with the sun rising behind it, while in the foreground four Indians on […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #6 Salvation is by Faith plus Works

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church

#6 Salvation is by Faith plus Works What the Bible says about works salvation: For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.… (Ephesians 2:8-9) For all have sinned and fall short […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #5 Is the Roman Catholic Church Necessary for Salvation?

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church

#5 Is the Roman Catholic Church Necessary for Salvation? What the Bible says about salvation: But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #4 Is the Pope the Head of the Church?

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#4 Is the Pope the Head of the Church? The Roman Catholic Church says: The Pope, Bishop of Rome and Peter’s successor, “is the perpetual and visible source and foundation of the unity both of the bishops and of the whole company of the faithful.” “For the Roman Pontiff, by reason of his office as […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church #3 Tradition More Authoritative than Scripture

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church

#3 Tradition More Authoritative than Scripture The Reformation occurred based primarily on the issue of authority. Who has the final say in interpreting the Scriptures? The rallying cry of the Reformers was Sola Scriptura, meaning that Scriptures alone has the final say on its interpretation. The Roman church had acquired vast amounts of power and […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #2 The Infallibility of the Catholic Church

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#2 The Infallibility of the Catholic Church A New Modern Twist to Gain Influence From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pope Pius IX (1846–1878), during whose pontificate the doctrine of papal infallibility was dogmatically defined by the First Vatican Council. Papal infallibility is a dogma of the Catholic Church that states that, in virtue of the […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #1 That the Catholic Church is the One True Church

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#1 That the Catholic Church is the One True Church From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Catholic Church declared in the Fourth Lateran Council that: “There is one universal Church of the faithful, outside of which there is absolutely no salvation”,[1] a statement of what is known as the doctrine of Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus. […]