Rome Is Not A True Church | William Perkins

William PerkinsReformed CatholicWorks VII, pp. 149-152 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. (Revelation 18:4) Where was the Protestant Church before the Reformation? Out of this commandment, “Go out of her, my… Read More Rome Is Not A True Church | William Perkins

Who Was the First Pope?

Having seen that Christ did not institute a papacy in the church, and that Peter was not a pope or universal bishop, one may ask when and how the papacy came to exist and how it became what it is today. The papacy did not appear immediately at one time, rather it developed over a long period of time. Attempting to identify the first pope is akin to asking: When does food become rotten? It is not easy to pinpoint at one specific time because it is a gradual process.… Read More Who Was the First Pope?