As Jesus is the cornerstone upon which the Church is built, so are his teachings the unifying cornerstone of Christian doctrine.

Where in the Bible...

Where in the Bible does it say that Peter was the first pope, that we must pray to Mary and that priests must be celibate? It doesn't! Where in the Bible does it say that we must never have a glass of beer or wine, never play cards or dance, and that we must wear strange clothes? It doesn't!

If we are interested in the traditions and rules of men, then let's follow men, but let's not call it Christianity. If we are interested in real Christianity, then let's read our Bibles. Is it any wonder that owning a Bible in our own language was once banned? I suspect that the real reason was that, in the Bible we would discover a completely different Christianity than that promulgated by men and their traditions. In the Bible we discover the Christianity of Christ.

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