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Endnotes:

  1. Catholic Encyclopedia, Infallibility, http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07790a.htm
  2. Vatican I, Session 4, 1869 - 1870 AD
  3. Catholic Encyclopedia, General Councils, http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/04423f.htm
  4. ibid, Infallibility, http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07790a.htm
  5. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 6, Canons Concerning Justification, Canon 24
  6. ibid, Canon 9
  7. ibid, Canon 32
  8. ibid, Canon 12
  9. Catholic Encyclopedia, Anathema, http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01455e.htm
  10. MacArthur, John, The Pope and the Papacy, http://www.gty.org/
  11. White, James R., The Roman Catholic Controversy, Bethany House Publishers, 1996, p. 133
  12. ibid, pp. 130-131
  13. Ankerberg, John & Weldon, John, The Facts on Roman Catholicism, Harvest House Publishers, 1993, p. 20
  14. Kennedy, D. James, Irreconcilable Differences - Catholics Evangelicals and the New Quest for Unity, http://www.gty.org/
  15. White, pp. 141-142
  16. Sproul, R. C., Irreconcilable Differences
  17. White, p. 145
  18. White, p. 157
  19. Ankerberg & Weldon, p. 30
  20. McCarthy, James G., Conversations with Catholics, Harvest House Publishers, 1997, p. 47
  21. ibid, p. 42
  22. Cole, C. D., Roman Catholicism, pp. 257-258
  23. Ott, Ludwig, Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, TAN, 1974, p. 262
  24. White, p. 160, emphasis mine
  25. ibid, p. 146
  26. Sproul, R. C., New Geneva Study Bible
  27. MacArthur, John, The MacArthur Study Bible
  28. Sproul, New Geneva Study Bible
  29. White, p. 151
  30. Green, Keith, The Catholic Chronicles, http://www.sohmer.net/media/KG-TCC.pdf
  31. Lee, John and Bompas, Frank, Justification By Grace: Not By Faith Alone, http://www.catholic-jhb.org.za/tracts/tract_2.htm
  32. Mizzi, Joe, Work Out Your Salvation, http://www.justforcatholics.org/a113.htm
  33. Bull "Exultate Deo," Pope Eugene IV, 1439 AD
  34. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 7, Canons on Baptism, Canon 13
  35. ibid, Canon 5
  36. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 14, Canons Concerning the Most Holy Sacrament of Penance, Canon 1
  37. Green
  38. Enhanced Strong's Lexicon, 1996
  39. Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words, 1997
  40. Zodhiates, Spiros, The Complete Word Study Dictionary: New Testament, AMG Publishers
  41. Green
  42. Fourth Lateran Council, 1215 AD, Canon 21
  43. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 14, Canon 7, emphasis mine
  44. Green
  45. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 14, Canon 8
  46. Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1495, http://www.vatican.va/archive/catechism/ccc_toc.htm
  47. Green
  48. James 5:16, The New Jerusalem Bible
  49. Gipp, Samuel, An Understandable History of the Bible, p. 215
  50. Green
  51. GotQuestions.org, Does the Bible teach mortal and venial sin?, http://www.gotquestions.org/mortal-sin-venial.html, emphasis mine
  52. Carson, H. M, Roman Catholicism Today, IVF, 1964, p. 93
  53. MacArthur, The MacArthur Study Bible
  54. Vatican II, p. 64
  55. ibid
  56. Catechism, 1030
  57. ibid, 1031
  58. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 6, Canons Concerning Justification, Canon 30
  59. Purgatory or Christ?, http://www.justforcatholics.org/a93.htm
  60. Biblical Discernment Ministries, Roman Catholicism: Is It a Cult?, http://www.rapidnet.com/~jbeard/bdm/Cults/Catholicism/isitcult.htm
  61. Vatican II, p. 71
  62. ibid, p. 70
  63. Pope Paul VI, Apostolic Constitution On Indulgences - Indulgentiarum Doctrina - Solemnly Promulgated By His Holiness, Pope Paul VI, January 1, 1967
  64. White, pp. 187-188
  65. ibid, p. 195
  66. Luther, Martin, 95 Thesis (excerpts)
  67. Collins, Mary Ann, (former nun), Mary Worship? A Study of Catholic Practice and Doctrine, http://www.bereanbeacon.org/articles/mary_worship.htm
  68. Catechism, 892
  69. ibid, 2050
  70. ibid, 2051
  71. Vatican I, Session 4, 1869 - 1870 AD
  72. 1983 Code of Canon Law, Canon 331
  73. ibid, Canon 333
  74. Pope Bonafice VIII, Unam Sanctam, November 18, 1302
  75. ibid
  76. ibid
  77. Vatican I, Session 4, 1:6, 1869 - 1870 AD
  78. MacArthur, The MacArthur Study Bible
  79. ibid
  80. MacArthur, The Pope and the Papacy
  81. Rudd, Steve, The False Doctrine of Roman Catholic Papal Infallibility, http://www.bible.ca/catholic-infallibility.htm
  82. White, p. 107
  83. Rudd
  84. White, p. 113
  85. Collins, Mary Ann, (former nun), What Is Our Source of Authority?, http://www.sounddoctrine.com/collins_sola.htm
  86. MacArthur, The Pope and the Papacy
  87. Spurgeon, Charles, Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, Volume 60, p. 592
  88. MacArthur, The Pope and the Papacy
  89. Collins, What Is Our Source of Authority?
  90. Luther, Martin, Luther's Table-Talk of the Antichrist DXXXIII
  91. Luther, Martin, Smalcald Articles, 1537
  92. Spurgeon, Charles, All Roads Lead To Rome, p. 183
  93. Wesley, John, Antichrist and His Ten Kingdoms, p. 110
  94. Mather, Cotton, The Fall of Babylon
  95. Luther, Martin, The Prophetic Faith of Our Fathers, Volume 2, p.121
  96. Calvin, John, Institutes of the Christian Religion, volume 1, pp. 219-220
  97. Biblical Discernment Ministries, Roman Catholicism: Is It a Cult?
  98. MacArthur, The Pope and the Papacy
  99. Wikipedia, "College of Cardinals," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College_of_Cardinals
  100. St. Joseph Messenger, The Sacred College of Cardinals, http://www.aquinas-multimedia.com/stjoseph/church.html
  101. The Catholic Encyclopedia, "Cardinal", http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03333b.htm
  102. Spurgeon, Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, Volume 21, p. 177
  103. Green
  104. Pope Pius IV, The Trentine Creed or The Creed of Pius IV, 1564 A.D.
  105. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 13, Canons on the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist, Canon 1
  106. ibid, Canon 2
  107. Green
  108. ibid
  109. MacArthur, The MacArthur Study Bible
  110. Sproul, New Geneva Study Bible
  111. Geisler, N. L., & Rhodes, R., When Cultists Ask: A Popular Handbook on Cultic Misinterpretations
  112. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, 22nd Session, Canons on the Sacrifice of the Mass, Canon 1
  113. Vatican II, p. 1
  114. ibid, p. 102
  115. Catechism, 1367
  116. Whealon, Reverend John F., Archbishop of Hartford, This Is The Catholic Church, pp. 20-24
  117. Green
  118. McCarthy, p. 104
  119. Green
  120. ibid
  121. McCarthy, p. 109
  122. Vatican II, p. 104
  123. Pope John Paul II, Dominicae Cenae (On The Mystery And Worship Of The Eucharist), February 24,1980
  124. ibid
  125. The Spirit of Jesus: Catholic Home Study Instruction Course, Book 3, p. 92
  126. Catechism, 1378
  127. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 13, Canons on the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist, Canon 6
  128. Green
  129. Vatican II, Second Instruction on the Proper Implementation of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, no. 12
  130. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 22, Canons on the Sacrifice of the Mass, Canon 2
  131. Green
  132. The Westminster Confession of Faith, Chapter 29, Of the Lord's Supper, verse 6
  133. Catechism, 404
  134. ibid, 490
  135. ibid, 491
  136. Pope Pius IX, Ineffabilus Deus (The Immaculate Conception), December 8, 1854
  137. Collins, Mary Worship?
  138. ibid
  139. Catechism, 411
  140. ibid, 493
  141. Collins, Mary Worship?
  142. Catechism, 499
  143. ibid, 500
  144. Collins, Mary Worship?
  145. Catechism, 963
  146. ibid, 971
  147. ibid, 2677
  148. Collins, Mary Worship?
  149. Catechism, 963
  150. ibid, 975
  151. Collins, Mary Worship?
  152. Catechism, 966
  153. ibid, 974
  154. Collins, Mary Worship?
  155. Catechism, 968
  156. ibid, 969
  157. Pope Leo XIII, Octobri Mense Encyclical of Pope Leo XIII, On the Rosary, September 22, 1891
  158. Saint Alphonsus Liguori, The Immaculate Heart of Mary is the Refuge of Sinners, pp. 195-196
  159. Collins, Mary Worship?
  160. Catechism, 966
  161. ibid, 971
  162. Collins, Mary Worship?
  163. Pope Benedict XV, Epistle, Admodum Probatur, June 20, 1917
  164. Pope Leo XIII, Magnae Dei Matris - On the Rosary, September 8, 1892
  165. Council of Trent, 1545-1563, Session 22, Canons on the Sacrifice of the Mass, Canon 1, emphasis mine
  166. ibid, Canon 5, emphasis mine
  167. Catechism, 956
  168. Mizzi. Joe, Praying to Dead Saints, http://www.justforcatholics.org/prayer.htm
  169. Catholics Commit Idolatry by Praying to Dead Saints, http://www.jesus-is-savior.com/False%20Religions/Roman%20Catholicism/rcc5-saints.htm
  170. Boettner, Loraine, Roman Catholicism, pp. 142-143
  171. Catholic Encyclopedia: Dulia, http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05188b.htm
  172. White, p. 211
  173. Catholic Encyclopedia: Relics, http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12734a.htm
  174. Aquinas, St. Thomas, Summa Theologica, Part 3, Question 25, Article 6
  175. ibid
  176. Augustine, City of God, 5th Century, AD
  177. Wikipedia: Nail (relic), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Nails
  178. Biblical Discernment Ministries, Roman Catholicism: Is It a Cult?
  179. Vatican II, pp. 755-756
  180. Collins, Mary Worship?
  181. Catechism, 85
  182. ibid, 100
  183. ibid, 862
  184. ibid, 891
  185. Collins, Mary Worship?
  186. White, pp. 59-60
  187. ibid, p. 62
  188. ibid, p. 59
  189. ibid, p. 59
  190. ibid, pp. 66-67
  191. ibid, p. 74
  192. Geisler, N. L., & MacKenzie, R. E., Roman Catholics and Evangelicals: Agreements and Differences
  193. http://www.webster.com
  194. McDowell, Josh, and Stewart, Don, Answers to Tough Questions
  195. Geisler, N. L., & Brooks, R. M., When Skeptics Ask
  196. MacArthur, The MacArthur Study Bible
  197. Vatican II, p. 456
  198. Pope Innocent III, December 18, 1208
  199. Pope Bonafice VIII, Unam Sanctam, 1302
  200. Pope Leo X, Fifth Lateran Council, 1512-1517
  201. Pope Leo XIII, Encyclical, Sapientiae Christianae, January 10, 1890
  202. Vatican II, Lumen Gentium, 14
  203. CWRC Ministries, The Real Church, http://www.cwrc-rz.org/apologetics/az-001b.php
  204. Wikipedia, Persecution of Christians, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_persecution
  205. Rome and Christianity, http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/rome_and_christianity.htm
  206. Tacitus, The Annals, 109 AD
  207. Wikipedia, Battle of Milvian Bridge, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Milvian_Bridge
  208. WebChron: The Web Chronology Project, Constantine Converts to Christianity, http://www.thenagain.info/WebChron/EastEurope/ConstantineConverts.html
  209. For an excellent treatment of this topic, please listen to Ray Comfort's sermon "True and False Conversions" at http://www.livingwaters.com/listenwatch2.shtml
  210. Wikipedia, Constantine I (emperor), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Constantine
  211. Shelley, Bruce, Church History in Plain Language, Word Books, Inc., 1982, p. 103
  212. Walker, Clarence, "Introduction" to J. H. Carroll's The Trail of Blood: Following the Christians Down Through the Centuries, http://www.baptistpage.org/Distinctives/Trail_of_Blood.html
  213. Cornelison, Bill, Why I Am Not A Protestant, http://www.churchofgodcarmichael.org/Tracts/NotAProtestant.html
  214. List taken from Steve Rudd, Roman Catholic Doctrinal Evolution, http://www.bible.ca/cath-new-doctrines.htm, and Loraine Boettner, preface to the fifth edition of his book, Roman Catholicism.
  215. White, p. 85
  216. ibid, p. 83
  217. Chancey, Mark A., An Unacknowledged Passion, http://www.bibleinterp.com/articles/Chancey_Unacknowledged_Passion.htm
  218. Darring, Jerry, A Catholic Timeline of Events Relating to Jews, Anti-Judaism, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust From the 3rd Century to the Beginning of the Third Millennium, http://www.sullivan-county.com/news/mine/timeline.htm
  219. Fourth Lateran Council, 1215 AD, Canon 68
  220. ibid, Canon 69
  221. 18 Questions For "Saved" Roman Catholics, http://www.biblebelievers.net/Romanism/kjc18qst.htm
  222. ibid
  223. McCarthy, p. 64
  224. ibid, p. 128
  225. Green
  226. Evangelicals and Catholics Together: The Christian Mission in the Third Millennium (ECT)
  227. ibid
  228. ibid
  229. http://www.ivpress.com/about_us/
  230. Kreeft, Peter, One Catholic to Another, IVP, p. 8
  231. MacArthur, The Pope and the Papacy
  232. Bush, George W., President, Massachusetts Family Institute E-Alert, April 6, 2005, http://www.mafamily.org/
  233. Graham, Franklin, Friday Church News Notes, "Pope John Paul II Dies," Fundamental Baptist Information Service, April 8, 2005
  234. MacArthur, The Pope and the Papacy
  235. White, p. 24
  236. Boettner, Roman Catholicism, Preface to the 5th Edition
  237. Green
  238. MacArthur, John, Irreconcilable Differences - Catholics Evangelicals and the New Quest for Unity, http://www.gty.org/
  239. McCarthy, p. 176
  240. White, pp. 220-221
  241. Green
  242. McCarthy, p. 145
  243. ibid, p. 63
  244. Green

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