Friday, February 8, 2019

Catholic Doctrines in Scripture, Compiled by Greg Oatis            Click here for document

Introduction                                                          3

Preface                                                                 4

Church Authority and Papal Infallibility                     5

Peter as First Pope                                                 8

Apostolic Succession                                               11

Ordination and Priesthood                                       12

Salvation Not By Faith Alone/Not Assured                  14

Doctrines                                                              21

Free Will                                                              21

Abortion                                                               23

 Contraception                                                        24

Homosexuality                                                       25

Divorce                                                                 25

Life after Death                                                      26

The Communion of Saints                                        28

Intercessory Prayer                                                 29

Indulgences                                                           32

Purgatory                                                             33

The Sacrament of Reconciliation                               34

Mortal/Venial Sin                                                   36

 Infant Baptism                                                       36

The Saving Nature of Baptism                                   38

The Mass                                                              40

Holy Eucharist                                                       41

Jesus’ ‘Once-For-All’ Sacrifice                                  44

 Sunday Worship                                                     45

Schism/Apostasy                                                     48

The ‘Great Apostasy’                                               49

Call No Man ‘Father’                                              50

Unity                                                                    51

 The Rosary/Vain Repetitions                                     51

Graven Images                                                       51

Venerating Relics                                                   52

Crucifixes                                                             53

Persecution                                                           54

 Guardian Angels                                                    54

Excommunication                                                   55

Dietary Laws & Alcohol as Sin                                 55

Celibacy                                                               55

Ash Wednesday/Lenten Devotions                              56

 The Divinity of Jesus                                               57

The Holy Trinity                                                     59

Jesus Not an Angel                                                 60

Mary, The Mother of God                                        61

 Mary as the Ark of the New Covenant                   61

 Mary as the New Eve                                         63

 Devotion to Mary                                             63

Mary’s Immaculate Conception                           66

Mary’s Virginity                                               67

The ‘Brothers’ of Jesus                                       68

Mary’s ‘Until’                                                   70

Mary’s Assumption                                           70

New Covenant Fulfills Old                                       71

Interpreting Scriptures                                            72

Our Ultimate Authority Not ‘Scripture Alone’               74

The ‘Rapture’                                                         80

Bibliography                                                         81

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