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Vatican False Doctrines

By Elyah, Aug 11 2015 07:04AM

1. Bishop of Rome Called the "Holy Father"

"Be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren. AND CALL NO MAN YOUR FATHER UPON THE EARTH: FOR ONE IS YOUR FATHER, WHICH IS IN HEAVEN. Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ. But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant. And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted." (Matthew 23:8-12)

2. Celibacy of the Priesthood

"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." (1 Timothy 4:1-3)

3. Virgin Mary Title

Mariam (Mary) the mother of Yahshua (Jesus) was not a virgin all of her life. Yahshua (Jesus) was the firstborn of Mary prior to the children Joseph and Mary had together:

"Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife: and knew her not TILL (until) she had brought forth her FIRSTBORN son: and he called his name Jesus." (Matthew 1:24-25)

This scripture above plainly shows in two ways that Joseph and Mary had a sexual relationship. First, it shows that Joseph waited "TILL" Yahshua (Jesus) was born to lay with Mary. And secondly, it shows that Yahshua (Jesus) was the "FIRSTBORN" of Mary's children. Otherwise, designating Jesus as the "FIRSTBORN" would be out of place.

The passages below reveal the truth that Jesus had brothers and sisters and that they were distinct from his initial disciples:

"While he (Jesus) yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without, desiring to speak with him. Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to speak with thee. But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brethren? And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!" (Matthew 12:46-50)

(note: Yahshua made a distinction between his family according to the flesh and who "stood without" and his family according to the Spirit and who were on the inside of the room listening to his teachings as his disciples.)

"After this he (Jesus) went down to Capernaum, he, and his mother, and his brethren, and his disciples: and they continued there not many days." (John 2:12)

(note: a distinction is made here between Jesus' family and his disciples.)

"His brethren (Jesus' brothers) therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that THY DISCIPLES also may see the works that thou doest. For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou do these things, shew thyself to the world. For neither did his brethren believe in him." (John 7:3-5)

(note: Jesus' brothers show the distinction between themselves and Jesus' disciples here.)

Below, the names of Jesus' family are given with the exception of his sisters:

"And when he (Jesus) was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works? IS NOT THIS THE CARPENTER'S SON? IS NOT HIS MOTHER CALLED MARY? AND HIS BRETHREN, JAMES, AND JOSES, AND SIMON, AND JUDAS? AND HIS SISTERS, ARE THEY NOT ALL WITH US? Whence then hath this man all these things?" (Matthew 13:54-56)

Paul names a brother of the Lord:

"But other of the apostles saw I none, save James the Lord's brother." (Galatians 1:19)

Paul notes Jesus' brothers:

"Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?" (1 Corinthians 9:5)

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