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Gifts -- Protestant versus Catholic

If you ask a Christian about what the gifts are, you get a different answer depending on the denominational pew.

Protestants faithfully point to 1 Corinthians 12:7-11 and list word (message) of wisdom, word (message) of knowledge, faith, healing, miracles, prophecy, distinguishing (discerning) spirits, speaking in tongues, and tongues interpretation. 427 more words

St. Patrick's Breastplate, a la Protestant Style, Part 4

Christ with me,
Christ before me,
Christ behind me,
Christ in me,
Christ beneath me,
Christ above me,
Christ on my right,
Christ on my left,

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St. Patrick's Breastplate, a la Protestant Style, Part 3

I summon today
All these powers between me and those evils,
Against every cruel and merciless power
that may oppose my body and soul,
Against incantations of false prophets,

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St. Patrick's Breastplate, a la Protestant Style, Part 2

I arise today, through
The strength of heaven,
The light of the sun,
The radiance of the moon,
The splendor of fire,
The speed of lightning,

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St. Patrick's Breastplate, a la Protestant Style, Part 1

Author’s Note: I’m going back to my Christian roots in the next few pieces. I’d like to look at the St. Patrick’s Breastplate prayer and analyze how much a Protestant could pray.  479 more words

Catholicism: Counterfeit Currency

The Catholic institution, represented by Pope Francis, is attempting, with some success, to portray itself as the seat of humility, caring for the poor and marginalized of the earth, dressing itself in Christ-like compassion.  7,180 more words

Ecumenism

No Communion for You!

This is one of those “deep” pieces for Christians only dealing with Catholic and Protestant relations. If you’re prone to anger, just stop here. Also, if you need fluff and unicorns and rainbows, stop here. 615 more words