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The “Universal” Lie

Reformation of Unity

Some might ask why Christians need to be united whenever most acknowledge that we are all part of the universal, catholic (with a lowercase “c”) church. Select denominations event recite it in their versions of the Apostle’s Creed.

While it may be true that we all accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, we are not universal to the extent that Christians can put the names of all their local churches in a hat, pull one out, and readily attend it. Here are a couple definitions of universal before I move forward with this argument:

“Including or covering all or a whole collectively or distributively without limit or exception” -Webster Dictionary

“Of, affecting, or done by all people or things in the world or in a particular group; applicable in all cases” -Oxford Dictionary

Now ask yourself, are there any churches I would not attend/visit. Keeping your…

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