Greetings and love to you and your dear ones in the precious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
I really appreciate your sincere mind and heart to bring spiritual transformation to the believers in the Roman Catholic Church. With deep regret I want to inform you that the IRELAND a Roman Catholic country has recently approved through a referendum GAY MARRIAGE which is totally not allowed in the Holy Bible. This event took place as Roman Catholic authority completely failed to give the original and glorious gospel teachings to its followers.
You should go through history duly guided by the Holy Spirit to know the false and rotten traditions and teachings which crept inside the Roman Catholic Church. Unless such rotten and false teachings and traditions are totally removed no spiritual transformation will practically take place among the believers, nuns and priests. I cite few examples as under:
INSTALLATION OF IDOLS
The 10 commandments are truly recognised and adopted by Jews, Muslims and Christians. Please note that Jews and Muslims strictly follow the 10 commandments by not keeping any statues or pictures in their worship locations. However, the Roman Catholics and Jacobites keep idols and statues of Jesus Christ, Mother Mary and other saints. Nobody possesses the real pictures of Lord Jesus Christ and Mother Mary, however, the Roman Catholics made such wrong idols and statues out of their wild imagination thus violating the 10 commandments. You cannot give any false and evasive reply for this violation. However, the protestants and Pentecostals never keep such idols or pictures in their worship places.
Exodus: 20 "
4 “You shall not make for yourself a carved image—any likeness of anythingthat is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; 5 you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,6 but showing mercy to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
INTERCESSION BY DEAD SAINTS
The New Testament never teaches to pray to the dead saints as they cannot do any work after their death. Further Mother Mary lives at present in the Heavenly Paradise NOT AS A HUMAN BEING BUT AS A SPIRITUAL BEING. She is no more the MOTHER MARY of Lord Jesus Christ. In eternity she has to worship and adore the TRIUNE GOD WITH OTHERS.
Mathew 18:20 says "
19 “Again I say[c] to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven. 20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.”
When we come and pray together our Lord Jesus Christ is present among us. Then why we should pray to the dead saints. It is A TOTAL INSULT TO OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST WHO is present to hear our petitions. The New Testament several places teaches us that LORD JESUS CHRIST IS THE ONLY MEDIATOR BETWEEN GOD AND MAN.
1st Timothy 2:5/6 " For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus, 6 who gave Himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time,
St. Paul says " we will be one day judged by the glorious gospel of Lord Jesus Christ.
BREAKING BREAD (HOLY MASS)
Institution of the Lord’s Supper
23 For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you: that the Lord Jesus on the same night in which He was betrayed took bread; 24 and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, “Take, eat;[b] this is My body which is broken[c] for you; do this in remembrance of Me.” 25 In the same manner He also took the cup after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in My blood. This do, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.”
26 For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death till He comes.
St. Paul never says that after blessing the wine and bread they change into the body and blood of Lord Jesus Christ. He says when eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the death of Lord Jesus Christ till He returns to take His church/bride.
There are several such rotten and false teachings in the Roman Catholics church. If you do not preach and teach the same gospel as preached by Lord Jesus Christ and His Apostles one day you have to give an answer to the Supreme God.
However, I shall continue to pray for you so that you come out of the false Roman Catholic community and teach the WORD OF GOD. You know that there are thousands of priests and nuns leave the Roman Catholic church in searching for the deeper truth. Bro Devasia Mullakara left the Roman Catholic church and preaches strongly the Apostolic teachings.
May God bless you and use you mightily for the days to come to teach the gospel in the proper and correct manner as guided and inspired by the Holy Spirit.
With prayers and love
Dr Thomas Mathai, Assemblies of God Bombay