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                 Are Roman Catholics Christians?                                

Wow! What is this guy trying to say, someone just queried? If Roman Catholics are Christians...what are they?

Well, this was how the topic came about. When you ask people on the street, if they are Christians. In most cases, they would say, oh no, I am Catholic, or Baptist, some would even say, I am Pentecostal or mention the denomination where they worship like Christ Apostolic "something" Church.

These answers simply shows that most people are not well informed of the Christian faith.

Largely, is the purpose of this website.

That is, to help reshape the basic understanding of the Christian faith according to the true spiritual revelation of Christ Jesus to humankind. In doing that, we are making it very simple and pleasurable to appreciate and follow without diluting the spiritual content of God generosity to humanity, called Salvation.

Therefore, we would address the issue in this manner. That is, whether you are Roman Catholic Church member, Anglican Church member, Methodist, Charismatic, Episcopal, Baptist, Pentecostal, and other denominations, you are first a Christian, before your denominational affiliation.

This is because as Christians under different denominations, we all believe in the Lordship of Jesus Christ. We absolutely accept Jesus Christ as the Messiah or Savior of the world from the principle of sin and death to life. We believe in His sinless birth, sacrificial death on the Cross of Calvary, His bodily resurrection from the dead to life and finally, His ascension to heaven in Glory as King Eternal.

We believe Jesus is the Son of God and from God the Father in heaven with the divine promise of eternal life to humanity.

Of note is that all Christians are of the Catholic Church, which is the same as the Universal Church. The Universal or Catholic Church is the body of Christ Jesus here on earth. This body of Christ Jesus is the individual and collective assembly of Christians in the world. Therefore, all Christians are Catholic. This means, part of the body of Christ, but not all Christians are of the Roman Catholic denomination or Church.

There is only one body of Christ, which is the Church here on earth and not two or more. However, there are different denominations (parts), but all in one body, the Church and Christ Jesus is the head.

Catholic simply means universal, general and all embracing body.

Christ Jesus is the foundation of the Universal/Catholic Church; He is the "Rock" and not Peter, because the power and sustenance of the gospel of Salvation is not on any man's effort, but on the sinless blood and resurrection to life of Christ Jesus bodily from the dead.

Peter was mandated by Christ Jesus to lead His Church (Flock) after His ascension to heaven and the Church was not built on him (Peter), but on the Spirit of Christ Jesus.

The day of Pentecost, when the Holy Ghost came upon Christ disciples including Peter and they spoke out boldly of Jesus is alive as Lord of glory signifies the beginning of the Church of Christ on earth.

That episode of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on Christ disciples was the official birth of Christianity, which is the Church of Christ, known as the Universal/Catholic Church on earth.

The main difference between the Roman Catholics denomination and others is that, the Roman Catholic Church accepts some books into their doctrinal practices and teachings such books as Maccabees, Esdras, Tobias, Judith and Baruch to mention few. These 13 books, which are included in the Old Testament of the Roman Catholic Bible version, are termed Apocrypha. This is because; they mostly represent events in the traditional Jewish history.    


Message---"Hope is tangible. All her warm arms are in Christ Jesus"

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