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Why Doesn’t John’s Gospel Mention the Institution of the Eucharist?

I’ve wondered in the past why John’s Gospel doesn’t include the Institution of the Eucharist. John’s Gospel is heavily Eucharistic, and notes that Jesus’ Eucharistic discourse occurs at the time of the Passover (John 6:4), a year before the Institution itself. And when he gets to the Last Supper, the point at which the Synoptic […]

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Did the Protestant Bible Exist Before the Reformation?

I. The Challenge: Find an Early Church Protestant Bible. Finding an Early Church Father who agrees 100% with Protestantism is an unfair burden. After all, there are probably some Fathers who disagree with things now defined in Catholicism if you read their writings carefully enough. But here’s a burden which should be considered fair: find […]

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