Church Fathers on sola fide – Protestant Quotes vs Catholic Reality: St. John Chrysostom

Quotes that Protestants and Catholics agree with: “Let us see, however, whether the brigand gave evidence of effort and upright deeds and a good yield. Far from his being able to claim even this, he made his way into paradise before the apostles with a mere word, on the basis of faith alone, the intention…

Church Fathers on sola fide – Protestant Quotes vs Catholic Reality: Clement of Rome

Quotes that Protestants and Catholics agree with: “Similarly we also, who by His will have been called in Christ Jesus, are not justified by ourselves, or our own wisdom or understanding or godliness, nor by such deeds as we have done in holiness of heart, but by that faith through which Almighty God has justified…

Sample Bible search on the words “saved”, “repent”, and “salvation”

Sample Bible search on the words “saved”, “repent”, and “salvation”: Mt 3:2 (cf. Mt 4:17)—“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Mt 5:3 (Sermon on the Mount; cf. Lk 6:20)—“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Mt 5:10—“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for…

What right has the Catholic Church to arrogate to herself powers given by Christ, rather than any other body of believers? None whatever. No body of believers has any right to arrogate to itself any powers at all in this matter, just as no ordinary citizen has the right to enter a court and declare…