Perhaps you’ve heard – the Pope was here, right here in America. Suffice it to say that for many, this was a BIG deal!
Oh beloved, how God’s people need to be discerning, loyal to Christ, and saturated in God’s word in these days! Contrary to the gushing adulation so many have expressed toward Pope Francis – lots of it sadly coming from many Evangelicals – there is MUCH to be concerned about. Despite all the pomp and pageantry, the Pope is a false teacher presiding over a false religion, peddling false hope for billions.
Here are some helpful insights from Dr. Nathan Busenitz, faculty member at The Master’s Seminary: Popular Popes and Priestly Pretenders.
May God give us much wisdom, compassion, confidence, and clarity as we share the true hope of the gospel of Jesus Christ with unbelievers. And may we show great care and sensitivity as we interact with those who embrace Catholicism – expressing gracious speech seasoned with salt (Col. 4:5-6).
Praying for you, and with you, in the great hope of our Great High Priest, Jesus Christ (Heb. 4:14-16),