Home » The True Church of the Bible by William Fleming
The True Church of the Bible William Fleming

The True Church of the Bible

William Fleming

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230441658
Paperback
32 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... have we not prophesiedMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... have we not prophesied in Thy name? and in Thy name have cast out devils? and in Thy name done many wonderful works? (Matt. vii. 22.) And then will I profess unto them: I never knew you. Depart from Me, ye that work iniquity (Matt. vii. 23). Whosoever heareth these sayings of Mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man that built his house upon a rock (Matt. vii. 24). And every one that heareth these sayings of Mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened to a foolish man which built his house upon the sand (Matt. vii. 26). Such will be the reward of faith without charity or good works. CHAPTER III. THE PROTESTANT AND CATHOLIC RULES OF FAITH. I. Explanation of the Protestant and Catholic rules of faith. Protestants teach that we can only discover the true faith of Jesus by reading and interpreting for ourselves the Sacred Scriptures. Catholics, while, of course, accepting the Sacred Scriptures as the infallible Word of God, accept also and equally as the infallible Word of God the truths contained in Divine Tradition. By the truths of Divine Tradition we mean those articles of faith which though not contained in the Scriptures were nevertheless divinely revealed to the Apostles, and have been handed down by the living and infallible voice of the Church. II. Why Tradition should be admitted as a rule of faith. We may gather the reason from St. John: There are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books which should be written (John, xxi. 25). Let it be remembered that St. John is the last of the Evangelists, and, with three other Gospels before his mind, makes this statement, and it will follow that the four...