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different ways that catholics and protestants understand the bible

Different Ways That Catholics And Protestants Understand The Bible

The beginning of Protestantism was sparked by Martin Luther’s opposition to major Catholic doctrines including penance, Papal authority, and priesthood.  These differences on the understanding of the Bible exist till today and define the schism between Catholics and Protestants.  We explain the different ways that Catholics and Protestants understand the Bible in more detail below.  … Read more

Understanding Of The Bible

How To Mark Your Bible: Guide

Different people have different methods of learning and understanding. For most of us, making notes or some sort of markings like highlights and underlining, helps us better grasp what we are reading.  And this is super important when reading the Bible. Otherwise, you might as well be reading the paper or a novel.  Understanding every … Read more

Simplest Way To Mark Your Bible

How Can We Be Sure The Bible Is True?

The history of the Bible and how it came together is complicated. It consists of multiple books by multiple authors. Some of these books were written hundreds of years apart.  So how can we be sure that the Bible is true, and not just a collection of stories and myths?  Some Christians might say, ‘it’s … Read more

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Who Can Forgive Sins According To The Bible?

Today we are going to address a question that many of our readers are asking: “Who can forgive sins according to the Bible?” The question looks straightforward; however, it’s also a point of contention among some Christians. Read on to learn more. What The Bible Says? Throughout the bible, the scripture states multiple times that … Read more

Consistent Message in the Bible

How To Properly Dispose Of A Bible?

In other religions like Islam and Judaism, religious texts are considered sacred and there are specific rules of disposing them.  In Christianity however, the Bible as a physical item, is not considered sacred or holy unless it’s been blessed by a priest. It’s just a book like any other; what matters are the words inside, … Read more

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How Long Does It Take To Read The Bible?

The Old Testament of the Bible has 929 chapters, while the New Testament has 260 chapters. In total, the Catholic Bible has 1,189 chapters or about 807,370 words.  As you can see, the Bible is a huge book. Many Catholics never actually read the entire Bible, and those who do often take years to finish … Read more

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Do Catholics Read The Bible?

In many circles especially those where Protestant Christians are, Catholics are often criticized for not being as immersed in scripture as other denominations. Most often than not, this has something to do with the approach that Catholics have to scripture. Some suppose that the approach Catholics have to scripture is characterized by blind faith. According … Read more

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What Does The Bible Say About The Pope?

The bible does not directly mention ‘the pope’. There isn’t anyone with the title anywhere in the Bible.  That doesn’t mean the Papacy is an unbiblical institution. According to catholic doctrine, there’s a straight line from the authority and supremacy of the pope to Saint Peter, the head of the apostles and early church.  So … Read more

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What Does The Bible Say About Unbaptized Babies?

Paedobaptism, christening or infant baptism is a common practice in many Christian branches including the Catholic Church. Infant or child baptism stands out from normal baptism of older Christians (called believer’s baptism), not just because of age, but because babies cannot possibly confess their faith. So, is it proper to baptize a child and what … Read more

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