During forty years of caring for districts of churches and isolated believers, besides raising up new churches by evangelistic effort, the author of this work became. Facts of Faith. Front Cover. Christian Edwardson of Faith · Christian Edwardson Limited preview – Bibliographic information. QR code for Facts of Faith. The largest online repository of religious texts available free and at the highest possible quality.
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Facts of Faith
Snyder, of Bloomington, Ill. Kenedy and Sons, Calling attention to this Roman Catholic assumption of authority, the Reformers said: He Himself observed the Sabbath: And the act is a mark of her ecclesiastical power and authority in religious matters.
The power of the papacy over civil government was epitomized by Pope Gregory at Canossa. All monarchs, who are guilty of heresy or schism [as defined by the R. For the same warrant she hath for the christiaj she hath for the other! Since edwardwon has been such a distortion of the facts relating to the history relating to Sabbath keepers, Edwardson compiled an extensive list of quotations from original sources.
Mentally, they are supporting the Pope of Rome. Why then do faitb keep holy the Sunday, and not Saturday?
The seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. Nor is there any one to say to him, Why doest thou this?
First, the old class who had accepted Christianity by genuine conversion and separation from the world, who lived mostly in the country and out-of-the-way places. One of the great lies told today is that the Waldenses did not keep the Sabbath. An official tenet of Trent was that tradition stands above Scripture. Kindly notice how often Catholic authors refer to the fact that there chhristian no Scripture proof for Sunday, but that it rests solely on the authority of the Catholic Church.
He set out across the dangerous Alps during a severe winter, at last arriving at Canossa, Italy, where the pope temporarily abode.
We will now let the Catholic Church tell when it changed the Sabbath day.
Oof de Paul says: He did not rest on Sunday, but on Saturday. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
Nothing can be more plain and easy to understand than all this; and there is nobody who attempts to deny it The source yb the distortion of facts is the Roman Catholic Church in general, and the Jesuit order Society of Jesus in particular. Previous Prev result Back to search Next Next result. With this, to be sure, the last illusion was destroyed, and it was declared that tradition does not signify antiquity, but continual inspiration. Authentic falth history books have been suppressed.
Sanctioned by the Vatican, Jan. Gloss on the Transfer of Bishops.
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It is an excellent companion book to Truth Triumphant by B. The choice is clear before us today: Martin Luther and Melancthon felt the stinging force of this Catholic argument in proof of the power of the papal church, although they knew that the time had not then come for a Sabbath reform. They will lie, steal, murder, and do whatever it takes to further the papal power. Europe today might have been a Protestant continent, even France and Italy, had not the Jesuit order been formed, and the Jesuit-led Council of Trent led a successful counter reformation that regained much ground taken from Catholics during the sixteenth century.
It is the road of compromise, or accommodation, with the Church of Rome, submission to the Papal, antichristian, authority. Switch chapters automatically Close. Roman Emperor Justinian in A. If you omit the latter, and turn from the Church to the Scriptures alone, then you must keep the Sabbath with the Jews, which has been kept from the beginning of the world.
It could not have been otherwise, as none in those days would have dreamed of doing anything in matters spiritual and ecclesiastical and religious without her.
Their Old Testament was printed at Douay,so that their whole Bible has come to be called the Douay version. Allix shows further that the Waldenses kept the Sabbath page of the edition, page of the edition.
Edwardson produces direct quotations from Roman Catholic authorities to prove that their christizn is not the Bible only, as is ours, but the Bible and tradition rulings of the Popes and councilswith tradition having the preeminence.
When God has spoken and said, Thou shalt keep holy the seventh day, who shall dare to say, Nay, thou mayest work and do all manner efwardson worldly business on the seventh day; but thou shalt keep holy the first day in its stead? After the christiian of images had crept into Catholic Church during the fourth and sixth centuries, its leaders removed the second commandment from their doctrinal books, because it forbids us to bow down to images, Exodus factx Also, it is falsely reported that the Waldenses originated from the twelfth century work of Peter Waldo.
Hence if, after we have carefully searched the New Testament, and found no command there for the change of the day, we still rely on the custom of the church by keeping the Sunday, we thereby acknowledge the authority of the church that made this change. Mark of the Beast. It is absolutely false, that these churches were ever founded by Peter Waldo.
Who has fwcts to change an express commandment of Almighty God? After the Jesuits were expelled from England in they determined to recapture that country, and at their school at Rheims, France, they translated their New Testament from the Vulgate Latin into English in Pope Sylvester co-operated with Constantine to bring paganism into the Church, causing edwatdson Sabbath-keeping Waldensians to declare that Pope Sylvester was the Antichrist.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Wycliffe Huss and Zinzendorf. Emperor Constantine, an inveterate Sun worshiper, enacted a Sunday law in A. By the middle of the third century A.