Contra principia negantem non est disputandum

  1. That Christ founded a visible, united Church on Earth, and that only that Church is His Bride and His Body;
  2. That God did not in fact allow a great apostasy at any point in history, during which the true faith as revealed by Christ was swallowed up in a bunch of human codswallop and remained hidden for over 1000 years;
  3. That the Scriptures do not contain the entirety of God’s revelation, and that some aspects of the faith (such as liturgical worship, certain sacraments, the prominence of the Theotokos, the canonization of certain people as saints, etc.) have been passed down orally and through practice, without any written instructions making it into the canon of Scripture;
  4. That the Apostles and their successors, the bishops, share a priesthood with all believers but have an eldership that we all don’t have, and that by the laying on of hands(not by anything within themselves) they have certain powers to administer sacraments that the rest of us don’t have; and
  5. The Church created the Bible, the Bible did not create the Church. The Bible didn’t just drop out of Heaven to be used as an instruction book. It was created by the Church, for use within the Church.

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I write about royalty, religion, law firm life, and the strange times we live in. Life is a freak show. Let’s enjoy the front row seats. Twitter: @agnessinuvia

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I write about royalty, religion, law firm life, and the strange times we live in. Life is a freak show. Let’s enjoy the front row seats. Twitter: @agnessinuvia

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