Door of Mercy or Path to Perdition?
Aubrey L. Duncan
“Following the pope’s forceful admonition, the nations of the world have agreed that we do have a monumental problem with the environment. This decision, made at Climate Change conference in Paris last November, was announced almost simultaneously with Francis declaring that he was opening the ‘door of mercy for one year’ so that men/ women can be forgiven of their sins and receive salvation from him and his priests. This is in celebration of his previously announced Year of Jubilee.
Jesus Christ, however, long ago declared that He is the Only Door of Mercy (John 10:9; 14:6; Acts 4:12). The Apostle Paul assures us, “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus” (1 Timothy 2:5).
Then he encourages us, “Seeing then that we have a great high priest that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need” (Hebrews 4:14-16). This is a 24/7/365 operation.
But who is right: Paul, Peter, and Jesus or the pope of Rome? The year was 1965. It marked the completion of the Vatican Council II, the Roman Catholic Church’s initiative to develop and implement a comprehend…”
(This is an excerpt from the May-June 2016 edition of The Sabbath Sentinel)
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