The Travesty of the Seeking Convert

I find that in the ProLife world that I advocate, there is a lot of conversions to Catholicism from people that have ‘converted’ – from abortion advocate to prolife. More often than not, these converts were either atheist or agnostic, not a denominational convert. Ironic is what I think of the whole thing because I WAS Catholic. I also think it’s a travesty.

Catholicism is a man-made religion to strike fear in a person of a Hell they may not get prayed out of, not Grace as the Bible teaches. What’s obvious is that those who convert are seeing something that they are not getting in their life or church. What the seeker sees is structure – structure in that there are rules and regulations to follow and heed, a hierarchy. People that seek this super-structure, an organization of billions, are looking for something to lean on, not glean from. People want something beautiful to idolize like cathedrals with pomp and circumstance, not our risen Savior because:

“There is no beauty that we should desire Him. He is despised and rejected by men, a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him.”

Again, the irony of it is that the New Testament teaches that religion killed our Savior, not save Him – which you will not see in teachings of the Catechism. When I was Catholic, I often wondered where they got their ‘information’ because it didn’t jive with the Bible because if it had, then more Catholics would have brought their bibles to church?…I thought in my young mind. No one ever referred to a Bible.

Remember, I pick on Catholics because of my own personal experience with it. Another denomination that courts the seeker in the same way is the Mormons. They show a loving, joyful, ever-placid lifestyle that quite frankly, everyone wants! But does Mormonism jive with the Bible? NO. Catholicism and Mormonism leans on teachings from sources other than the Bible. That I cannot condone.

I cannot stop the seeker from being weak in their search. It grieves me because time is so short and coming to a close real soon – Jesus Christ is coming back: not a dead pope or Joseph Smith or Mary…Jesus Christ as THE risen King.

In my own opinion (just mine!), a person needs to stay away from denominations and just read their Bible and see what the Holy Spirit will reveal to them. Let the Lord lead you to where He wants you to be.

God’s greatest blessings even on a bad day.

I stood in front of about 100 people at my local 40 Days for Life closing rally speaking on behalf of post-abortive women. I felt that I did a mediocre job although friends and family said otherwise. Would they have said that I did not?

On a very bright sunny day I stood there and saw darkness as if a great storm is about to deluge us. I could hardly see and the wind was fierce, so much so it was hard to talk. It was as if I saw only death around me, not Life.

I have a burden for Catholics which is who typically comes to prolife functions, and they seem to like me. I wonder if they think they can proselyte me…hardly; I came out of that bondage a long time ago. But the good thing is that I get the gist of their ‘faith’ when a priest says the rosary and such, while they look at me in wonderment and believe I’m the one going to Hell. Most of my family still calls Catholicism their ‘faith’ and NEVER go to church…they love the arrogance of saying they are Catholic. Even though Catholicism is saturated in false doctrine, at least these Prolifers walk the walk.

But I’m getting off subject here…let me reiterate that I literally saw death that day, so much so that I couldn’t raise my eyes to meet the gazes of those that came to hear me! God was letting me know that even though I love to see their fervor, they are still in darkness doomed to a fiery Hell and that I need to watch my back or that darkness can consume me, too. Christ is the way, not the way of Catholicism.

No wonder most of the world hates God – the world looks to religion to get to know God and that simply cannot happen. Religion killed Jesus Christ and religion will bring Him back in the not so distant future.