Reply to Chinaman That makes sense in light of the fact that the family of Constantine fought for the exoneration of Arias after Nicaea.
from Shijiazhuang China
Great Sermon! I always thought apostolic succession is the world's largest telephone game, Catholics trying preserve something that was whispered to their ears from thousands of years ago, obviously the message would get lost when it gets passed down like that. Plus there were a lot of political involvement, where the rulers and kings would decide who would be best suited to be a pope or control the church. Eusebius of Nicomedia, an early bishop, who was an Arian sympathizer, helped the early Eastern church accept the false doctrines of Arianism for a short while, something the RCC does not want to remember!
Pastor Bill (5/4/2016)
from Fayetteville, North Carolina
Reply to MS Huh?
Great Sermon! The Religion of Rome's apostolic succession is Judas Iscariot!
Bill Sturm serves as the Senior Pastor at Sandy Ridge Baptist Church of Hickory, NC. Previously, he served as the Associate Pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, NC following almost nine years on active duty in the United States Army. He otherwise specializes in...