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Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble:

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Friday, 13 May 2011

Same old Rome!!

The Daily Mail is reporting that Archbishop Vincent Nichols, the head of the Catholic church in England and Wales is telling the 'faithful' not to eat meat on Fridays:
The custom of abstaining from meat as an act of penance for the death of Christ will be re-established from September 16 - the first anniversary of Pope Benedict's visit to Britain.

Archbishop Vincent Nichols, the head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, said the decision to reintroduce the practice was taken at least partly as a result of the papal visit, which had created ‘a fresh expression of self-confidence and identity amongst Catholics’.

Read the full report here 

Paul warned Timothy about those who commanded such things: 
1 Timothy 4:1-9
Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;
Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.
For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving:
For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained.
But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.
For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation

According to the Apostle Paul, these acts of penance, as taught by Romanism, do not exercise the soul to godliness!


Anonymous said...

If they tell them to stop drinking wine, would you consider it to fall under the same category?

Rev Brian McClung said...


I don't believe wine is mentioned in 1 Timothy 4:1-9. Maybe you read a different version to me!

Brian McClung