Daniel 7 predicted that Papacy would utter great things against God, and this is exactly what is happening.
Another mark of the Catholic priesthood is celibacy.
It was not necessary for the Redeemer to die in order to save the world; a drop of his blood, a single tear, or prayer, was sufficient to procure salvation for all; for such a prayer, being of infinite value, should be sufficient to save not one but a thousand worlds.
But to institute the priesthood, the death of Jesus Christ has been necessary.
Unfortunately, this is another practice that ignores God's words to His people and instead follows paganism.
Historian Alexander Hislop tells us that celibacy originated in worship to the goddess Semiramis: Strange though it may seem, yet the voice of antiquity assigns to that abandoned queen [the goddess Semiramis] the invention of clerical celibacy, and that in the most stringent form...
If you find herein anything contrary to the Word of God, you need not accept it.
But if you desire to seek for Truth as for hidden treasure, and find herein something of that quality, we encourage you to make all haste to accept that Truth which is revealed to you by the Holy Spirit.Leaders are a very important component of the Church.However, Catholicism has chosen pagan examples to follow regarding the establishment and power of its priests.You can help Amazing Discoveries reduce costs by upgrading or replacing your internet browser with one of the options below.We thank you in advance for partnering with us in this small but significant way.Help us reduce the maintenance cost of our online services.