The Catholic Church is Cursed!
By David J. Stewart
Galatians 1:9, “As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.”
Acts 10:43 simply states, “To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.” This is the simple Gospel, i.e., Good News of Christ crucified and risen. The Bible declares that all men are guilty sinners, guilty of breaking God's Laws (Romans 3:19-23), and that there is a penalty for those sins, which is death (Romans 6:23). But thanks be to God, in His wondrous love, God sent His only begotten Son into the world to pay for our sins. Jesus paid a debt that He did not owe, because we owed a debt we could not pay. The Gospel is simply that we are sinners in need of a Savior, Who is Christ Jesus, the God-man, the Son of God.
Now the Catholic religion comes along and says something entirely different. The Vatican teaches that it's not enough to simply trust upon the Lord for salvation. They also require their followers to join the Catholic Church. Then the Vatican requires it's members to be water baptized and partake of holy mass and perform a total of seven sacraments in order to be saved. These sacraments are not optional in Catholicism; but are mandatory for salvation within their religion. Catholics are also required to do good works, help the unfortunate, recite the Rosary and live a good life to get to Heaven. If a Catholic sins, they are required to confess their sins to a Catholic priest in a confessional booth to absolve any mortal sins, to avoid going to Hell. Catholics believe that a person who commits suicide automatically goes to Hell because they can't ask the priest to forgive them. How absurd! Ladies and gentleman, that is all a false gospel which the Catholic Church teaches.
In fact, it is no church at all. There is only one true church and its the New Testament church which Jesus started, which is composed of only born-again believers. The true church is not found in a building made with hands; but in the heart of every born-again believer. Jesus said, “Ye must be born again” (John 3:7).
In Galatians 1:9 the Apostle Paul, writing under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, plainly states that anyone who teaches a gospel different than the one taught in the Scriptures is CURSED! This means every Catholic priest is CURSED! The Pope is CURSED! Those who teach Mormonism, Buddhism, Baha'i Faith, Scientology, Seventh-Day Adventism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Judaism, Hinduism and Islam are CURSED! All of these religions teach a false gospel, a false plan of salvation. Jesus proclaimed that the only way to God the Father is through Himself, i.e., through the Lamb of God Who shed His blood to pay for our sins and redeem us back to God (John 14:6). Amen!
The popular public opinion today is that no one has a right to criticize someone else's beliefs. I truly hope you don't believe that, because that is COMMUNISM! Should it be surprising that the American public has just voted a flaming Socialist, Barack Obama, with hordes of Communist supporters, into office as U.S. president? Whatever happened to free speech? I have every right to criticize your beliefs, and you mine. Now I don't have a right to be mean or unkind to you, but you're going to accuse me of that anyway because I'm criticizing your beliefs. This is the nature of a free-speech society. People get upset. It is not unkind to criticize someone's beliefs or opinions. Only in a truly free society is it safe to be unpopular.
So I say to you, the Catholic Church is demonic, of the Devil and straight-out-of-the-pits-of-Hell. Luke 11:44,52, “Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them... for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.” Jesus ripped and scathed the religious hypocrites of His time, whom we still have with us today in larger numbers. Jesus said they are like open graves, traps, waiting for their next victim. The Lord accused them of corrupting the gospel to prevent people from getting saved. The gospel of the Catholic Church is a perverted gospel of death, a trap door leading into Hell, a cursed teaching.
Oh, listen my friend, if religion could save you and me, then Jesus wouldn't have had to bleed and die for our sins. Religion wants to fit us with glasses; but Jesus wants to open our eyes. You don't need the Catholic Church to go to Heaven, you just need Jesus. You don't need ANY religion or church to get to Heaven, you just need Jesus. You don't need good works to get to Heaven, you just need Jesus. You don't need water baptism to get to Heaven, you just need Jesus. You don't need to stop living in sin to go to Heaven, you just need Jesus. When Jesus saves you, then He'll do a work in your heart that'll cause you to want to stop living in sin; but all you need to be saved is Jesus. You don't need to keep the seven sacraments to get to Heaven, you just need Jesus. You don't have to confess your sins to a priest to be forgiven, you just need Jesus. JESUS! JESUS! JESUS!
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John 1:12, “But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.”