1. How was I ever dumb enough to believe that I should be suspicious of the “true conversion” of Roman Catholics, just because they did not articulate the mechanisms of justification in the same way as I was taught in Bible college? How could I mistake justification by faith alone in Christ alone (the NT doctrine), with justification by faith IN my faith alone in Christ alone (the popular pseudo-Reformed doctrine today)?

2. How did I ever get duped into thinking that men who obsessively promote a religion which revolves around the five points of Calvinism could be mistaken for being oracles of sound Christian orthodoxy? Why did I not have the discernment to recognize that people who center upon theological minutiae, and make them the substance of the Faith, are not speaking for the Good Shepherd?

3. How did I get the idea that salvation was a matter of my personal decision to accept Christ as my Lord and Savior, wherever, whenever and however I might so choose (by God’s sovereign grace of course), apart from the Church’s decision to receive me into her bosom through the grace of baptism? How on earth did I ever accept those goofy evangelical attempts to explain away the plain meaning of verses like Acts 2:38 and 22:16, and 1 Peter 3:21? Sola Scriptura my foot!

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