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October 21, 2012 at 9:58 PM
Hi alan almeida,
Doesn’t the Roman Catholic church takes verses out of context
and teaches that its Baptism that saves when its not the whole truth?
It does not seem intentional, but that is a loaded question. It insinuates that a partial truth is somehow wrong. But it isn’t A partial truth is wrong if mixed with a lie. But a partial truth which simply leaves out other details is not a lie. For instance, a person can say that he lives in Texas and although that is only part of the story, there is no sin. The fact that he only lives their one half of the year, is another detail which does not make the first detail false.
It is true that Baptism saves. It is also true that anyone who is baptized and then falls away from the faith and from the grace of God, that person may lose his salvation:
1 Timothy 1:19
Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck:
2 Peter 2:22
But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
Verses taken our of context become pretext and prime candidates for breeding heresies.
I agree with you. But the Catholic Church teaches the fullness of truth. It is Protestants which teach heresies.
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