A Roman Catholic Contradiction

Introduction There is a tough text in Romans 2 that comes up often in the debate with Roman Catholics on whether a person is justified by faith, or by faith and works. Verse 13 reads, “For it is not the hearers of the Law who are justified, but the doers of the Law who will be justified.” Roman Catholics often use this verse to teach … Continue reading A Roman Catholic Contradiction

Protestant Resolutions: The 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

What an honor it is to experience the 500th year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. On such an important day as this, I felt the only blog that could possibly do justice to the many issues that divided us in the 16th century, and still divide us today, is to write my personal confession. Below is a list of theological resolutions which clearly explain the … Continue reading Protestant Resolutions: The 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

A Roman Catholic Twitter Debate

Rachel Held-Evans (RHE) is a social justice feminist who blasphemes the name of Christ by self-identifying as a Christian, and masquerading around as a disciple, all the while holding to very few Christian beliefs at all.This makes her frustrating and entertaining to follow on Twitter. She recently posted a Tweet that further demonstrated her ignorance of the Christian worldview. The Tweet was a picture of … Continue reading A Roman Catholic Twitter Debate

Mary Was Not Sinless

Dr. Tony Costa recently debated Dr. Robert Sungenis on the Roman Catholic doctrine known as “Immaculate Conception.” Rome teaches that Mary was not born with sin, and never committed a sin prior to death, an/or prior to her bodily assumption (While all Roman Catholics believe she bodily assumed, some Roman Catholic denominations believe that Mary never died). In the debate, during the Cross-Examination period, Dr. Sungenis … Continue reading Mary Was Not Sinless

Luther and the Apocrypha (20, 21)

This post officially ends the series responding to Twenty One Reasons to Reject Sola Scriptura. I will give the main reason at the end of the blog for why I chose to end with these objections. However, I need to be honest and transparent, partly I did this out of laziness. You heard me…laziness. I will admit these were the two objection I was the … Continue reading Luther and the Apocrypha (20, 21)

The Granddaddy of Them All (1)

I decided not to finish the blog post responding to 21 Reasons To Reject Sola Scriptura with the most important one of them all: Does the Bible teach it? I decided in the next and last installment there is room for a stronger finish. Thus, that brings us to the ultimate issue on the protestant side. A seasoned Catholic apologist will make this the number one response … Continue reading The Granddaddy of Them All (1)

Stealing From The Atheist’s Armory (13,14,15)

Thanks for the arguments Bart What a sad state of affairs the Roman apologist has devolved into when he is caught stealing Bart Ehrman’s arguments against the Christian faith. Never once have I heard this argument come from the mouth of a person who believes God has spoken who isn’t also a Muslim (and even for the Muslims it’s inconsistent.) Only God-hating, skeptical atheists and … Continue reading Stealing From The Atheist’s Armory (13,14,15)

Standing on the Word (18, 9)

The last 7 blog posts of Resisting the Winds have been dedicated to responded to the attacks against Sola Scriptura in Joel Peters’ on-line article, 21 Reasons to Reject Sola Scriptura. This 8th post is responding to arguments #18 and #9. Objection #18 states:  “The Doctrine of Sola Scriptura Produces Bad Fruit, Namely, Division and Disunity.” Peters begins the argument with his presupposition:  “If the doctrine of Sola Scriptura were true, then … Continue reading Standing on the Word (18, 9)

Interpreting the Interpreter (5, 19)

The issues continue to heat up in the response process to Twenty One Reasons to Reject Sola Scriptura. Today the focus is on the idea of fallible beings interpreting infallible information. Argument #5 of the article states, “Scripture itself states that it is insufficient of itself as a teacher, but rather needs an interpreter.” (Much of the beginning of this section in the article deals with … Continue reading Interpreting the Interpreter (5, 19)