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John Huss the Reformer – 100 Years Before Luther

FROM “THE HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM” VOL. 1 by J. A. Wylie BOOK 3 Chapter 1 IN spring time does the husbandman begin to prepare for the harvest. He turns field after field with the plough, and when all have been got ready for the processes that are to follow, he returns on his steps, scattering Read More

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The Vaudois (Waldenses) and Their Valleys

From J. A. Wylie, The History of Protestantism , originally published in 1878 Beginning in Vol. I, Book I Ch 6 When Claude died, it can hardly be said that his mantle was taken up by anyone. The battle, although not altogether dropped, was henceforward languidly maintained. Before this time, not a few churches beyond Read More

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The Vaudois

The Vaudois retreated to the valleys of the Italian Cottian Alps during the second, third, and fourth centuries.  The Noble Lesson was one of their documents and it shows conclusively that the language of the Vaudois had not changed substantially in all the centuries they had lived hidden away in their valleys. This confession of faith in poetic Read More

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Identifying the Authentic Early Church

By Richard Bennett The early Church understood apostolic doctrine as the written Word of the Apostles as it was contained in the Scriptures.  “From the very beginning of the post-apostolic age with the writings of what are known as the Apostolic Fathers (Ignatius, Polycarp, Clement, the Didache, and Barnabas) there was an exclusive appeal to the Read More

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An Overview the History of the Catholic Church

By Richard Bennett The Papal Church, a magnificently rich splendidly housed political and ecclesiastical power, headquartered in Rome stands in stark contrast to what started there in the first century with some pastors ministering to small congregations.  The differences are graphic.  The early home churches under their pastors looked to the authority of the Word Read More

The Christian Legacy of the Czech Republic


The history and heritage of the Czech Republic as told by one of their own, Milos Solc. This little nation for many years contended single-handed against the Papacy the numerous armies and various nationalities. Such a conflict the Bohemians never could have sustained but for their true faith in God.
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Papal Pretense to the Keys of the Apostle Peter

For most Catholics the authority of the Pope as derived from Peter is the main cornerstone of their faith. The others it is the lifesaver to fall back on, when all else fails. The Petrine primacy of the Pope is a historic holdover from the false decretals of Constantine and Isidore that we saw in the Read More

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The Roots of Apostasy by Michael de Semlyen

The apostasy that we have witnessed in the twentieth century; the compromise on essentials and the attack on the fundamentals actually have their roots in the nineteenth century. That century provided Great Britain with unprecedented prosperity, political power and global influence as well as the ‘feel good factor.’ At the same time, prominent committed Christians Read More

Does Peter have the Keys to Heaven?


For most Catholics, the authority of the Pope as derived from Peter is the main cornerstone of their faith. For others, it is the lifesaver to fall back on when all else fails. The Lord clearly stated that upon His divinity as “the Son of the living God,” and His role as the Messiah He is, in fact, the Rock on which His Church is built. Nonetheless, the Papacy declares its Church to be founded on the Apostle Peter alone.