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, Keith Dotzler
> White writes: "I am one who respects Dr. White (indeed a Reformed-
leaning Baptist) and a few of the others although they may not hold
to the historicist view of eschatology."
> One must wonder how it is that one in "Dr." White's shoes -
having participated in so many debates with the Beast's minions for
so many years- is neither able to correctly identify them, nor their
head, the man of sin and Antichrist in his midst?
> To know Christ is to know Antichrist, Whit. He has been
revealed to, and identified by, the Church for over a millennium.
Those who, in this day and age, claim to be Reformed and part of the
true Body of Christ, yet deny the man of sin to be in their midst,
have rejected the testimony of the Church through the ages...deeming
themselves wiser than the Protestant Reformers, the Puritans, and a
host of others.
> We are not to show respect for wolves in sheep's clothing, who
enter into the Church unawares by craftiness and seduction. Though
White could set the world on fire with his debating skills on the
Doctrines of Grace, his inability (or refusal) to correctly identify
the whore, and the Beast she rides, despite the fact that he
interacts with them as much as he does, nullifies all......for God
wills that the enemy of Christ and His elect Church be recognized by
them! Scripture outlines the birth, growth, deeds, and demise of
the Beast for a specific reason: because it is the elect that do
battle with him; in fact, the Beast is said to *wear out* the
saints, due to the *duration* of the persecution, torture, and
extermination they were to face.
> I have about as much respect for James White as I do for the
Jesuit Bellarmine...a man lauded by the Romanists during the
Reformation for his ability to "refute" the Protestant Reformers'
proclamations and teachings that the Pope was the Antichrist, his
Church Mystery Babylon.
> George Downame and Thomas Brightman are but two 17th century
Reformers who refute one of Bellarmine's works, wherein he thinks he
has succesfully removed the Pope from prophecy, point by point.
> (BTW, I refuse to abbreviate the phrase "Doctrines of Grace," as
some here have done. Surely we don't want to associate a DOG with
Biblical Doctrine, do we?)
That give me food for thought.