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An Evangelical Pope?

Wherewithall Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 12:19 PM
544 The only part of the Old Testament that was done away with was the animal sacrifices because when Christ died on the cross he became our living sacrifice. This however does not allow us to do away with his holy days. Not in the least. Nor does it give us latitude on how we wish to observe them via Easter, Christmas, Halloween etc. Satan is the great deceiver and imitator. Christ warned us not to be deceived. Do you know what that means??? It means that you are not worshiping God even though you may think you are. He stated that many will come in my name saying "I am the Christ." What this means is that the Christian churches of the world all acknowledge that Jesus is the Christ. However do they follow the biblical doctrine? Answer: No

The media, including some in the Christian media, throw around the word evangelical with little understanding of its proper definition. Most recently, the media has done this in referring to Pope Benedict XVI as the “Evangelical Pope.”

In an attempt to say he’s a missionary-minded Pope, or a proselytizing Pope, they impart a title that would probably make him most uncomfortable.

I have a deep respect for Pope Benedict. Respect for his impressive intellect. Respect for his strong stand on moral issues. Respect for his belief in the uniqueness of Jesus Christ for salvation. Respect for his levelheadedness in understanding other...