Pesky Problems for Positive Preachers by James Mcgregor BeattyPesky Problems for Positive Preachers by James Mcgregor Beatty

Pesky Problems for Positive Preachers

byJames Mcgregor Beatty

Paperback | January 17, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... WHERE IS HEAVEN? pffiSStfNISTERS have assured their congregations for If H)m hundreds of years that all who are saved by the blood of Jesus will go direct to a place called heaven. The Catholic Church teaches that the dead in Purgatory can be assisted by the prayers and good works of the faithful on earth. I quote the following from a Catholic pamphlet: ' Purgatory in the light of Reason," which harmonizes with spiritualistic teachings, and with Justice, "Which seems to demand Purgatory" (which spiritualists call Astral world). "You will be astonished at the frequency of God's declared promise to reward or punish ACCORDING TO ONE'S WORKS. Therefore, some will be punished longer and more severly than others; and how will this be if there be no punishment but hell? Matthew V, verse 26, speaks of a prison house in the other world from which there is no exit until the last farthing will have been paid; Heaven is not a prison house, and no last farthing can be paid in hell; therefore, Matthew must refer to another place. Call it what you please; Catholics call it Purgatory." Now let us consider Dr. J. Whitcomb Brougher's arguments. He is the pastor of the Temple Baptist Church of Los Angeles, which claims to have one of the largest congregations, if not the greatest membership of any Baptist Church in the United States. On January 1, 1920, I commenced the New Year by writing to Dr. Brougher, and I quote some portions of the letter herewith in order that my readers may realize that I am not captious or unfair in asking and pressing for an opportunity to convince my clerical friend of his error of judgment. "It is with the greatest sincerity, purity of motive and enthusiasm that I write this letter to you, and I do trust you to accept the thoughts contained here ...
Title:Pesky Problems for Positive PreachersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217270875

ISBN - 13:9780217270878