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How do Catholics respond to the Roman Catholic Church being referred to as the sea beast?

How do catholics respond to the Roman Catholic Church being referred to as the sea beast? Prophecy is more than not only understood only after the events predicted come to pass. Thus, Catholics would ...
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How do Catholics respond to the Roman Catholic Church being referred to as the sea beast?

In supplement to Ken Graham’s very well put together criticism, I would like to point out perhaps the most fatal flaw in your argument, namely that the Vatican (or Rome, as we can put it) doesn’t sit ...
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The issue in the prophecy of 1914

You have failed to account for the fact that there was no zero year. 1 BC was immediately followed by AD 1. That will correct your math. That said, I in no wise endorse this 2520-year prophetic ...
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Will Jesus sit on David's Throne

30 The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God. 31 And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus. 32 He will be great ...
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What insights can be derived from the Protoevangelium regarding God's plan of Salvation, specifically in relation to the concept of election?

Answering as a Christian who believes in God's sovereign election as to salvation, here are just a few points in answer to the question, as the subject is too vast to delve into here. Genesis 3:15 ...
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According to Ellen White, will all nations become Christians?

Your quotations clearly state that Ellen G. White foretold a future time when "observance of the false sabbath will be urged upon us." Further, "All nations and tongues and peoples will ...
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How do Catholics respond to the Roman Catholic Church being referred to as the sea beast?

This is of course my simple opinion. Not an official doctrine or anything like that. An initial argument. If "the devil" wanted to destroy the church, would he use a random sect from a ...
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Which Christian groups/denominations in the history of the Church have encouraged their members to earnestly desire the gift of prophecy?

Historically, one group is of particular note: Montanism, a reformist movement within the second-century church that was eventually branded as heretical. It understood itself to be a movement of the ...
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Which Christian groups/denominations in the history of the Church have encouraged their members to earnestly desire the gift of prophecy?

Yes, there are several Christian denominations that encourage the use of Charismatic gifts in church life, which include the Gift of prophecy. The Jensenites of France were charismatic, as was noted ...
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Which are the OT prophesies referred to in the Nicene Creed in relation to Jesus' Resurrection?

The Nicene Creed asserts of Jesus that: He was crucified for us under Pontius Pilate; he suffered and was buried. The third day he rose again, according to the Scriptures. Jesus resurrection “on the ...
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Will Jesus sit on David's Throne

As Dan Fefferman has pointed out in his answer, the angel informed Mary that she would be with child and would give birth to a son to be named Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of ...
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On the quantity defecting in the Great Apostasy?

On the Quantity Defecting in the Great Apostasy? ”In the days of the Antichrist, when two-thirds even of the faithful shall have fall away from the Church.” I believe, that Fr. Faber numbers about the ...
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What is the Christian understanding of the vision of Obadiah?

On 14th December 2002 I took shorthand notes of a lecture on the book of Obadiah, given by John L. Mackay. He was a graduate of Glasgow, Oxford and London universities, and became an internationally ...
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What is the Christian understanding of the vision of Obadiah?

Historical Overview: The Edomites were descendants of Esau, the twin brother of Jacob and grandson of Abraham. In the fifth century B.C., a people called the Nabateans defeated the Edomites and ...
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Are there any clear Prophecies that Jewish Rabis cannot refute concerning Jesus as Messiah?

To understand the division on how Jews at the time of Christ interpreted Messianic scripture one can’t compare any argument made today but must go back into history. This question is all about Jews. ...
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Are there any clear Prophecies that Jewish Rabis cannot refute concerning Jesus as Messiah?

Rabbinical Recognition There are references during the era that the Jewish rabbis expected a Messiah. They argued over which prophecies referred to Him, but they did not doubt that one day He would ...
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What Biblical prophecies were fulfilled in or by the LDS Kirtland Temple?

Though the prophet did mention prophecies of millenia being fulfilled, there was an early one that comes to mind found in D&C 88:117-126 (December 27 and 28, 1832, and January 3, 1833) see also (D&...
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What Biblical prophecies were fulfilled in or by the LDS Kirtland Temple?

What is probably meant is this: D&C 110:13-16 13 After this vision had closed, another great and glorious vision burst upon us; for Elijah the prophet, who was taken to heaven without tasting ...
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To those who believe Isaiah 49 is Messianic and in the deity of Christ, how do you understand Isaiah 49:5?

Incarnation of Christ It is true that the Bible describes every person as someone who was made by the special creative Hand of God while in the mother's womb: (13) Thou hast possessed my reins; Thou ...
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How will unity of the faith be brought about?

From a Reformed Presbyterian perspective, the Trinity forms the foundation for the unity of Christians, in faith, and in practice. This is what I gleaned from a book by a former teacher of Systematic ...
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Do/which Christians believe they hear from God?

Holy Spirit and Believers In the later half of the 20th century there was an organization called the Full Gospel Business Men's Association. What was informative, if not unique, was the number of ...
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Scriptures that suggest there will be things found in the latter days to support the Bible?

Scriptures that suggest there will be things found in the latter days to support the Bible? The Books of Maccabees is considered Canon according to the Orthodox and Catholic Churches. In 2 Maccabees 1-...
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Which prophecies does Justin Martyr claim predict Jesus' Advent? Please identify them

We find it also predicted that certain persons should be sent by Him into every nation to publish these things, and that rather among the Gentiles [than among the Jews] men should believe on Him. And ...
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Who said "he would be called a Nazarene"?

You are correct - there are no Prophets that stated this directly. I've heard many answers to this, Isaiah 11 and the "branch" (NTSR) and Samson being of the "nazarite" vow. Both ...
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What scripture is used to support a "Pre-Tribulation Rapture"?

What Scripture is USED to support a Pre-Tribulation Rapture? This question presents a dilemma of duality in definition, because the word USED could be taken as one of two different meanings. The ...
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