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WILMINGTON, NC, December 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In a recent article on the LifeSite News website entitled 'Italian bishop seems to approve Communion for some Catholics in adulterous unions', Bishop Gianmarco Busca of the diocese of Mantua was quoted as saying, "the faithful who are divorced and remarried, or who live stably in a second relationship, can embark on an ecclesial journey of reconciliation which, in some cases, can lead to the possibility of gaining access to the sacrament of Penance and Eucharistic Communion."
However, the truth is the truth. "God's truth is most vital to know and act upon and His truth doesn't depend on what any man or group believes to be right. It depends solely upon what God has said, as stated in the bible. Our eternal destiny depends upon knowing and acting upon that message, which primarily points us to the Lord Jesus Christ, the only Savior," said Dan Corner, a Christian author with four decades of "boots on the ground" ministry.
"The Eucharist (consecrated communion) for Catholics is of vital important to them," Corner stated. "Besides the Mass being centered around the Eucharist, the sincere individual Catholic wrongly thinks he 'receives Christ' when he swallows the communion wafer into his stomach. Catholics have been fallaciously taught they need their Eucharist for 'life,' based on a misuse of John 6:53,54. That is horrible enough, but it actually gets worse. Catholics have also been mis-taught that the Eucharist is the 'literal body, blood, soul and divinity of Christ,' call that change transubstantiation and worship their consecrated communion wafer as God!
"If those extremes were valid claims, everyone should convert over to Catholic. Conversely, if their Eucharist claims are empty and fraudulent, then all Catholics should depart just over that alone. The only way to know the vital truth is to go to God's written word (the Bible) and test those claims (2 Tim. 3:16,17 cf. 1 John 4:1).
"With the water into wine miracle (John 2:1-11), we have a real genuine transubstantiation (change in substance) from God. The difference is: the real transubstantiation led to the water changed into wine to no longer taste like water. Instead, it tasted like wine. Similarly, if Catholicism had the real change in substance with their consecrated Eucharist, then it would taste like real human flesh and blood, which it absolutely doesn't. That simple spiritual truth is vital because it shows Catholics are not really receiving Jesus when they receive the Eucharist, nor are they worshiping God when they worship the Eucharist. To actually 'receive Christ' means one must believe on Jesus' name (John 1:12), which is much different. In other words, one must turn from his wickedness and get seriously committed from his heart to the Lord Jesus to follow and obey him (Acts 20:21; Luke 9:23; Mt. 10:37,38; 1 Jn. 2:3,4; etc.).
"Furthermore, there are multitudes of religious people who are now in remarriage adultery, both Catholic and non-Catholic. They are not really married in God's eyes. Their marriage is a sham and nothing more than the sin of adultery to God! Jesus taught: 'Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and the man who marries a divorced woman commits adultery' (Luke 16:18). The 'law of marriage' explicitly states one is married until physical death (Rom. 7:2,3). Regardless who might teach to the contrary, Gianmarco Busca or otherwise, do not believe it. The bible is final spiritual authority (2 Tim. 3:16,17) and falsifies the Catholic Eucharist (Jn. 6:47 cf. Lk. 23:42,43; Gal. 3:26, 2 Pet. 3:9; etc.) and flatly condemns remarriage adultery (Rom. 7:2,3; 1 Cor. 7:39; etc.). True salvation, according to God's eternal word, is much different from how Catholics have been taught. The lethal consequences of Catholic deception will stretch into eternity unless they change based on scripture, regardless how sincere they might be."
Dan Corner is the author of a number of books including 'The Believer's Conditional Security: Eternal Security Refuted', 'The Myth of Eternal Security' and 'Is this the Mary of the Bible?'. He also provides a massive amount of information on his websites.
Dan Corner is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below or by email at [email protected] or by phone at 724-632-3210. His books are available at his websites: http://www.evangelicaloutreach.org (EOMIN.org) and http://www.alcanceevangelistico.org (DBN-MIN.net).
After graduating from college, Dan Corner got saved by reading the Bible. For over four decades, he has diligently served the Lord Jesus. Dan Corner's pastoral, apologetic, counter cult and street evangelism experiences have equipped him to contend for the faith and win souls to Jesus from many backgrounds.
He is an ordained minister who pastored for almost seven years and has authored hundreds of Christian articles, answered thousands of emails and letters and has written several books of vital importance in our day.
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