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St. Columba of Ireland was a Sabbath-keeper

FRIDAY MORNING MANNA

Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FIVE Part IV

St. Columba of Ireland was a Sabbath-keeper

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

When religion is good, it will take care of itself; when it is not able to take care of itself, and God does not see fit to take care of it, so that it has to appeal to the civil power for support, it is evidence to my mind that its cause is a bad one.” –

 “Letter to Dr. Price” by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, sage of the Continental Congress

“Professor Andrew Lang says of them [churches set up or inspired by St. Patrick]:

              ‘They worked on Sunday, but kept Saturday in a Sabbatical manner.’  —‘A History of Scotland from the Roman Occupation,’ Vol. I, p. 96. New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1900.

     “Dr. A. Butler says of Columba:

          ‘Having continues his labors in Scotland thirty-four years, he clearly and openly foretold his death, and on Saturday, the ninth of June, said to his disciple Diermit: ‘This day is called the Sabbath, that is, the rest day, and such will it truly be to me; for it will put an end to my labors.’ —‘Butler’s Lives of the Saints,’ Vol. I, A.D. 597, art. ‘St. Columba,’ p. 762. New York: P. F. Collier.

     “In a footnote to Blair’s translation of the Catholic historian Bellesheim, we read: Read more

Saint Patrick was Never a Catholic says Historians

FRIDAY MORNING MANNA

Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FIVE Part III

 Saint Patrick was Never a Catholic says Historians

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

 A lie travels round the world while Truth Is putting on her boots.

CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON,Truth and Falsehood

     For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting; and His truth endureth through all generations. Psalms 100:5, K.J.V.

We digress a bit from our close focus on our series on the five wise and five foolish virgins of the parable in order to address an issue regarding this day, that, when seen from a larger perspective, Read more

Was Patrick a Roman Catholic Saint?

FRIDAY MORNING MANNA 

Biblical Numerology: NUMBER THREE- Part XXX

 Was Patrick a Roman Catholic Saint?  

 First, we conclude last week’s focus on the ecumenical bandwagon picking up speed and “passengers” with the Papacy behind the wheel and the once-Protestant churches being the car, with this: only one Protestant denomination, considered the fastest-growing church in America, as of 2011, has been conspicuously absent in the official listing of the World Council of Church’s membership and all the flurry of the reunification activities since the Vatican II—the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Read more