members, click to sign in..

3,974 active users!!Bandwidth
TUESDAY
JUL 28, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff PicksNew Stuff!
CommentsALL -3 hrs
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  7/28/2015
SUNDAY, DEC 30, 2012  |  6 comments
Relics said to be from Jesus' birth to be at Chicago church
Tiny fragments said to be from the manger that held the infant Jesus, the veil of his mother, Mary, and a thread from the cloak of St. Joseph will be displayed by a Roman Catholic church in Chicago when it celebrates its 155th anniversary on Sunday.

The fragments, released by the Vatican in 1972, were a gift to the Holy Family Church from the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, also in Chicago. Displaying them now has particular significance because of their association with Christmas, which marks the birth of Jesus.

The Rev. Jeremiah J. Boland, administrator of the church, said on Friday that he is "not that interested" in carbon testing the items to see if they are from the beginning of the Christian Era.

"The Vatican has its own process to determine the authenticity of things," Boland said. "I'm more concerned with it as an object of faith." ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
news.yahoo.com

Is Roman Catholic Christian?
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Witnessing to a Roman Catholic • Dr. John Barnett | 9/19/1999
•  1988 Catholicism Radio Debate • Dr. Ian R. K. Paisley | 10/1/1988
•  Is Roman Catholic Christian?Dr. Alan Cairns | 8/3/2009

   07/27/15  |  Jimmy Carter: Jesus Would Not Support Abortion • 5 comments
   07/27/15  |  Reads: Two books to highlight Christ’s glory • 3 comments
   07/26/15  |  Detroit: ‘Largest Public Satanic Ceremony In History’ • 23 comments
   07/26/15  |  70 Niger Churches Struggle to Rebuild After Islamist Revenge... • 5 comments
   07/26/15  |  Evangelicals and Muslims Gang up on Franklin Graham • 32 comments
MORE RELATED ( RELIGION ) NEWS | MORE..
   07/22/15  |  Video: Planned Parenthood Doctor Haggling Price of Baby Body... • 26 comments
   07/21/15  |  Graham: Stop Muslim Immigration • 8 comments
   07/18/15  |  White House backs Planned Parenthood's explanation • 15 comments
   07/17/15  |  Muhammad kills 4 Marines in Tennessee • 44 comments
   07/15/15  |  SermonAudio Tip: Improved Online Donation Support for... • 13 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   07/15/15  |  SermonAudio Tip: Improved Online Donation Support for... • 13 comments
   07/03/15  |  SermonAudio Tip: Enjoy Sermons + Find Churches On The Apple...
   05/20/15  |  Voddie Baucham’s big move to Africa • 7 comments
   04/24/15  |  SermonAudio Tip: e-Sword Bible Software Integrates with... • 11 comments
   04/19/15  |  SermonAudio Tip: Upload Sermons From Anywhere Using An iPhone or... • 3 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 6 user comment(s)
News Item12/31/12 9:19 AM
Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
Crucifix Relics and You wrote:
How do millions of Lutherans and Anglicans, who genuflect to a crucifix, somehow commit the unpardonable sin?
That is the second time you have asked that question and both times the only one calling it the unpardonable sin is you. What is the point you are trying to make?
6

News Item12/31/12 9:07 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
Personally, I don't see it like that. I see that as being respectful to God and acknowledging what Jesus did on the cross as opposed to actually worshipping the cross itself. Maybe I'm wrong in this instance and others will disagree...I don't know.

As for the unpardonable sin, isn't that grieving the Holy Spirit and contributing the works of Christ to those of Satan?

5

News Item12/31/12 8:59 AM
Crucifix Relics and You  Find all comments by Crucifix Relics and You
How do millions of Lutherans and Anglicans, who genuflect to a crucifix, somehow commit the unpardonable sin?
4

News Item12/31/12 8:43 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
I think it's very interesting how the RC church has always removed the 2nd commandment, and replaced it with another split commandment. I'm aware of the logic that the apologists use to defend this when they are confronted, but we all know that the real reason is to in fact support idolotry. The RC church relies on the fact that few Catholics read/study the Word of God, but rather depend on the litergies for their food. They are aware, however, that most Catholics know the 10 commandments and/or have placards of them hanging on a wall. So, relic, host, saint, and Mary worship...no problem because their version of God's commandments makes no mention of the issue.
3

News Item12/30/12 4:38 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Martin Luther got tired of relics even before you did C000. or for that matter Charles Spurgeon,

Charles Spurgeon wrote:
With what indignation, then, must the Lord look down upon that apostate harlot, called the Romish Church, when, in all her sanctuaries, there are pictures and images, relics and slivines, and poor infatuated beings are even taught to bow before a piece of bread. In this country, Popish idolatry is not so barefaced and naked as it is in other lands; but I have seen it, and my soul has been moved with indignation like that of Paul on Mars' Hill, when he saw the city wholly to idolatry; I have seen thousands adore the wafer, hundreds bow before the image of the Virgin, scores at prayer before a crucifix, and companies of men and women adoring a rotten bone or a rusty nail, because said to be the relic of a saint. It is vain for the Romanist to assert that he worships not the things themselves, but only the Lord through them, for this the second commandment expressly forbids, and it is upon this point that the Lord calls himself a jealous God....
from A Jealous God
2

News Item12/30/12 7:59 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
"The Vatican has its own process to determine the authenticity of things,"

From 2000 years ago...I doubt it.

Well, here's how I see it: when Jesus was born, He was a nobody to the world, save for the wisemen, and Joseph and Mary who were told by angels that He would save mankind. Their closest friends also knew that He would be someone special, but nobody knew until much later what His real purpose was and that He was God incarnate.

My point is that nobody would have the wherewithal to throw some pieces of the manger into their pocket and that the RC church has somehow retained these relics for the past 2000+ years. What would the manger have consisted of anyway...some hay on the floor in the corner of the barn?

I'm not trying to sound disrespectful but I'm tired of all of these "holy" relics these people claim to have to make themselves sound like they are the one true church; the be all and end all of Christianity. They have always worshipped these relics, treating them as the most holy of things...severed fingers, heads, foreskin, hands, bones, rooms full of bones attached to the walls, etc, etc, etc...sounds pretty morbid amd dark to me.

1
There are a total of 6 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Oldest Bible Text Since Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered
dave from oz: "hi jim, look to be honest i won't download it i have done..."
-2 min 277 
Kenyan President Publicly Rejects Obama's 'Gay' Rights Message
john uk from wales: " dave thanks john, prayers for you, god bless :-) ..."
-3 hrs 15 
Franklin Graham Accuses Obama of 'Imposing Gay and Lesbian...
john uk from wales: "this makes good reading, it is good news to see the kenyan..."
-3 hrs 




Dr. James M. Phillips
Creation Vs Evolution #26

Creation From Hebrew Text
Discover The Word With Dr...
Video!Play! | MP4

Scott T. Brown
On The Highway of Holiness

Isaiah
Hope Baptist Church
Play! | MP3

Vincent Wall
Former Catholic and the Mass

Newcastle Baptist Tabernacle
Video DVD
Video!Play! | MP4

Sermon: Reactions to SCOTUS Decision
Kevin Swanson

SPONSOR | 2,600+

SPONSOR




                   
We have the truth and we need not be afraid to say so. ... J. C. Ryle

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile
Apple Watch New!
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting New!
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations New!
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.