Vatican and WCC: Against Liberty "The Roman Catholic Church is the most formidable combination that ever was formed against the authority and security of civil government, as well as against the liberty, reason, and happiness of mankind." (Wealth of Nations, Book V, Chapter 1, Part 3, Ant. 3 by Adam Smith).
Originally, the author says Church of Rome instead of Roman Catholic Church, but still, it means the same thing. We can say that the Vatican and the World Council of Churches are one of, if not, the most formidable combinations formed against the authority and security of civil government, as well as against the liberty, reason, and happiness of mankind.
Dangerous alliances Though the World Evangelical Alliance is not denominational as the World Council of Churches is, both are apostate and are in partnership with the Vatican. This shows that today's evangelicals, both denominational and non-denominational, are intent on reversing the very fabric of the Protestant Reformation. This means that the World Evangelical Alliance is just as apostate as the World Council of Churches and the Vatican.
All of this means that Hell itself will be full of apostate evangelicals, both denominational and non-denominational as well as devout Roman Catholics.
Be ye not unequally yoked Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you. (2nd Corinthians 6:14-17).
Withdrawing from the WCC Denominations affiliated with the World Council of Churches are predetermined to be destroyed just as much as their local "churches, more like local chapters of these apostate denominations.
International bodies of apostate denominations include, but are limited to, the World Communion of Reformed Churches, the Baptist World Alliance, the World Methodist Council, and the Lutheran World Federation.
The only remedy in regards to these apostate church organisations is to withdraw from them. Remember 2nd Corinthians 6:14-17. That passage alone should convince us not to be unequally yoked with apostate church organisations.
The Vatican and WCC: Seeking Only Rebellion An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him. (Proverbs 17:11).
This verse is a very wise and prudent warning.
Coming out of apostate church organisations And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. (Revelation 18:4).
The Vatican and WCC: Destined To Be Destroyed Both the World Council of Churches and the Vatican are both run by rebellious apostates, including the popes of the Vatican and the general secretaries of the World Council of Churches. The reality is that both the popes and the general secretaries of the WCC are now being punished for their sins in Hell, waiting to be judged at the Great White Throne Judgment and be sentenced into the Lake of Fire for all eternity.
Until then, the World Council of Churches and the Vatican are predetermined to be destroyed. That's why we should come out of the apostate church organisations so that we are not partakers of their sins and receivers of their plagues. Remember Revelation 18:4.
WCC: Wicked Compromised Churches The WCC stands for Wicked Compromised Churches. Remember that Proverbs 17:11 states that the wicked are hellbent on rebellion and that a cruel messenger shall be sent against them.
The plain fact is that the World Council of Churches and the Vatican are wicked organisations seeking rebellion against the Lord. The Vatican's rebellion against the Lord is evident in the pope and their graven images of "Mary", their so-called "Christ" on a crufix and the "saints." If there is one thing that we known about the World Council of Churches and the Vatican, their "Christ" is the Antichrist himself.
World Council of False Prophets But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not. (2 Peter 2:1-3).
Great Sermon! I find a New Testament teaching on giving helpful 1 Corinthians 16:2 & 2 Corinthians 9:6-7: 1 Corinthians 16:2 says: "Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come." This passage brings out four points: we should give individually, regularly, methodically and proportionately. The matter of your giving is between you and God (not the pastor and/or anyone else), and He always takes into account our circumstances. He knows when they are beyond our power to direct and control. The important thing is that we see giving as a privilege and not a burden. It should not be out of a sense of duty, but rather out of love for the Lord and a desire to see His kingdom advanced. 2 Corinthians 9:6-7 says: "But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver." The deeper question, you see, is this: What has priority in our lives? Is Christ really first or do we put ourselves and our own desires first? Make sure Christ is first in your life, and then ask Him to guide you.
Pro Sports: Pornography for the masses Pro sports, given its propensity for athletes, particularly female athletes being dressed in immodest attire as well as sensual skintight outfits, is just another name for pornography. Enough said.
Pro Sports: The Pride of Life The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life. All these things are manifest in pro sports and the pro athletes participating in them.
Remember 1 John 2:15-17.
'I kill and I make alive' The deliberate taking away of life (killing) under the kind of conditions and situations mentioned in this video clip (rare as they are) is still the sole right of GOD. Nowhere does GOD ever give this right to any man (under these situations. Capital punishment is different). We are not "gods" and we cannot play "God" even in exceptional cases. We cannot do evil that good may come. Let GOD be GOD. He knows best, judges most righteously and works sovereignly. His command to us in this regard is "thou shalt not kill." We dare not make of none effect the Word of the Almighty, All-Wise God. Obedience is always better than sacrifice in His sight. (oh, and by the way, I am not a Romanist- I am a Protestant Christian!)
Wise words! But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; (1 Corinthians 1:27).
WCC - World Coalition of the Counter Reformation The World Council of Churches, more like the World Coalition of the Counter Reformation, propagating the Counter Reformation and the Council of Trent since 1948.