What Is Truth? - What Hath The LORD Answered Thee, What Hath The LORD Spoken Unto Thee?
"Pilate therefore said unto Him, Art thou a king then? JESUS answered, Thou sayest that I am a king, To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth My Voice. [!] Pilate saith unto Him, What is truth?" John 18:37,38
[What Is Truth? Treatise hyperlink list.]
. "TO THE UNKNOWN GOD"
"Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry. Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him.
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoics, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.
And they took him and brought him unto Areopagus, saying, May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest is? For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean.
(For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.)
Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD, Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, Him declare I unto you.
God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that He is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands; Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing He giveth to all life, and breath, and all things; And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us:
For in Him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also His offspring.
Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: Because He hath appointed a day, in the which He will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom He hath ordained; whereof He hath given assurance unto all men, in that He hath raised Him from the dead.
And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear thee again of this matter. So Paul departed from among them. Howbeit certain men clave unto him, and believed: among the which was Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them."
The city wholly given to idolatry - indeed, Roman
Catholicism and the Eastern Orthodox 'Church' in particular are wholly given to idolatry,
but to a ruinous extent so are multitudes within the Protestant Christian 'Church.' These
idolatries take many forms, such as: literal worship of false deities, e.g. the 'Mother of
God,' the 'Blessed Virgin Mother,' the 'Blessed Virgin Mary,' Saint so-and-so and Saint
so-and-so, the 'Holy Father,' (not GOD the Father mind you, but the Pope!), icons, 'holy
artifacts,' ....mammon, materialism, possessions, prestige, status, position, youth,
sexual sin, the respect of man, the honor of man....
Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too
superstitious - there are elements of this in Protestant circles, especially
Charismatic ones, but the Roman Catholic 'Church' and the Eastern Orthodox 'Church' do
nearly corner this market, within the realm of 'Christianity.'
TO THE UNKNOWN GOD, Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, Him declare I unto you - regrettably, GOD the Father, GOD the Son, and GOD the Holy Ghost are to a remarkable degree UNKNOWN, and grossly ignorantly worshipped in the Roman Catholic 'Church,' the Eastern Orthodox 'Church,' and within the Protestant Christian Church; all of these, i.e. Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and Protestant Christian are overrun with carnal, worldly, Satanically engineered philosophies, and 'sciences.' Now for the Protestant Christian Church's errors, corruption, apostasy, heresies, and assorted wickedness.
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What Is Truth? Treatise hyperlink list
Roman Catholic error & wrongs
. Another Gospel!
. Martin Luther & the Reformation
. Marianism: Are you a Christian or a Marian; can you truly be both, or are they mutually exclusive?
. Mary, 'Mother of GOD'!!!, 'Co-Redeemer'!!!
. Peter, Peter....
. Worshipping with Pagans, Heathens, Infidels: The Blind Leading, Following, and Flattering the Blind
. Dunkin' Babies
. Eternally Single 'Fathers'
. Rape of children, especially "Man-boy love"!
. Indulging Caesar, er Rome, er Papa
. When in Rome, Do as the Monkeys Do?, Bow down to Darwin and the Anti-GOD squad
. Papa Says, Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery With Thy Wife! (according to John Paul II)
. Holy Annulment, Vat-Man!
. Holy Monopoly
. Catholic Scribes, Pharisees, hypocrites...what the Lord of glory has to say of "holy Rome," and the "holy See"
. Current Holy Idolatry & the Soon-coming Anti-Christ!
. "Catholics Can Always Come Home"
. "The Sanctity of Life," "Pro-Life," "All Life is Sacred" Doctrine, & the anti-Biblical Flaw which fatally undermines it!
. Canonization, Sainthood, & the 'Miracles' required to be ascribed to the 'Sainted' ones, including 'miracles' occurring many hundreds of years or more after the death of the 'Saints'!
Catholic (Roman Catholic & Eastern Orthodox) error & wrongs
. Don't be conned by Icons, 'holy' relics, & other assorted trappings, contrary to God's Word and true religion
Catholic (Roman Catholic & Eastern Orthodox) & Protestant Christian error & wrongs
. "TO THE UNKNOWN GOD"
. How Many Apostles Can Fit on the Head of a Pin?
Jewry, Jewish wrongs
. Don't Blame Us, We Didn't Crucify Jesus, The Romans Did!
. Scribes, Pharisees, hypocrites...what the Lord of glory has to say of the Jewish hierarchy
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