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Former Pope John Paul II. will be declared a saint - What the Bible?

Added: 18.01.2011
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The current Pope Benedict XVI approved a decree in which his predecessor John Paul II. acknowledges execution of a miracle. That may be a former pope officially beatified. Recognition of a miracle is needed for beatification of the deceased. John Paul II. was confirmed as a miracle cure French nun Marie Simon-Pierre, who suffered from Parkinson's disease. Even doctors acknowledge that the nuns could not cure other than praying to the former pope.

Source: tn.cz

Let's see what the Bible says.

The Bible points out that the only one worthy of worship and adoration to the Holy God and His Son Jesus Christ. Moses received on Mount Sinai, God inscribed the Ten Commandments - the latter of which prohibits the worship of anything or anyone else except the Lord.

Exodus 20,4-6 - Do not generate an idol in the form of anything in heaven above, earth beneath or in the waters under the earth. Dont slaver them and serve them for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God. Punish the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of those who hate me and showing mercy unto thousands of those who love Me and keep My commandments.

How important was this commandment in the Old Testament? Surrounding the heathen worship always made idols and statues. Nation of Israel to worship the only living and true God.

Isaiah 45.22 - Turn to me, whether you are saved, all ends of the earth - for I am God and no one else is.

Exodus 34.14 - You must not worship another god, because the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.

2nd Kings 17.36 - Only the LORD who brought you out of Egypt with great power and outstretched arm, his only read, to worship him and his sacrifice.

What was important for three young men from the book of Daniel to worship the only true and living God no bow before the statue? Even at the cost of loss of life remained faithful to the Second Commandment.

Daniel 3.18 - And if not, take note, O king, that we will honor your gods and the golden statue that you stood up, the no bow. "

Daniel 3.28 - Nebuchadnezzar then said: "Blessed be God Sadrach, and Mesach Abedneg, who sent his angel and rescued his servants who it reliable! Defy even the royal warrant and they would prefer their lives than to serve and worship a different god than the God.

What is written about worship and worship in the New Testament?

1 Corinthians 8,6-7 - The U.S. is only one God - Father, from whom all things, and we for him, and one Lord - Jesus Christ, through whom all things, and we by him. All but this knowledge has been made.

Ephesians 3:14-15 - Therefore, I bow my knees before the Father, whose name has any family in heaven and on earth.

1 Timothy 2.5-6 - there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself a ransom for all men. The testimony came at the right time.

Revelation 7.20 - Other people who die these blows, however, did not repent of the works of their hands did not stop worshiping demons and idols of gold, silver, copper, stone and wood, which can not see, hear or do not go.

Revelation 4,10-11 - worship him who lives for ever and ever and cast their crowns before the throne, saying: "Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things that will have your created and persist. "

What about the worship and adoration he says Jesus Christ?

Luke 4,7-8 - When I worship, it will be all yours. "Jesus replied:" It is written: "Lord, my God, you shall worship and serve him only one. '"

Matthew 4,9-10 - "I'll give you everything," he said, "when you fall down and worship me." Begone, Satan! "He said to him, Jesus. "It is written:" Lord, my God, you shall worship and serve him only one. '"

What about the apostle Peter says?

Acts 10.25 - When Peter wanted to come in, Cornelius came to meet him, he fell at his feet and bowed. But Peter lifted him up saying: "Arise, you and I'm just a man!"

What about the worship and adoration angels say?

Revelation 19.10 - then I fell at his feet, I worship him, but he told me: "Beware, do not! I am a servant of God, as you and your brothers who have the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! "But the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Before the adoration paintings, sculptures and idols of various forms (Virgin Mary, saints) warns us clearly the second commandment of the Decalogue, which the Vatican excluded from his version of the Decalogue. The Bible in many places, finalize, there is only one God and one mediator between God and us, Jesus Christ. Any worship of saints, statues or images is idolatry, which God our Creator is hideous!


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