HOW OLD IS YOUR CHURCH?
THIS IS A MOST INTERESTING QUESTION!!!
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WILL ASTOUND MANY OF YOU!
If you are a LUTHERAN,
your religion was founded by Martin Luther,
an ex-monk of the Catholic Church,
IN THE YEAR 1517.
If you belong to the CHURCH OF ENGLAND ,
your religion was founded by King Henry VIII
IN THE YEAR 1534,
because the Pope would not grant him a divorce with the
right to re-marry.
If you are a PRESBYTERIAN,
your religion was founded by John Knox in Scotland
IN THE YEAR 1560.
If you are a member of the CONGREGATIONALIST,
your religion was originated by Robert Brown in Holland
IN THE YEAR 1582.
If you are a BAPTIST,
you owe the tenets of your religion to your founder, John Smyth,
who launched this denomination in the city of Amsterdam
IN THE YEAR 1605.
If you are of the DUTCH REFORMED CHURCH,
you recognize Michaelis Jones as your founder, because he
originated your religion in New York
IN THE YEAR 1628.
If you are a PROTESTANT EPISCOPALIAN,
your religion was an offshoot of the Church Of England,
and your offshoot was founded by Samuel Seabury in the American Colonies
in the 17th Century.
If you are a METHODIST,
your religion was launched by John and Charles Wesley
IN THE YEAR 1744.
If you are a UNITARIAN,
then Theophilus Lindley is the founder of your church, in London
IN THE YEAR 1774.
If you are a MORMON (LATTER DAY SAINTS)
your modern religion was started by Joseph Smith in Palmyra , New York ,
IN THE YEAR 1829.
If you worship with THE SALVATION ARMY,
your sect began with Willian Booth in the city of London
IN THE YEAR 1865.
If you are a CHRISTIAN SCIENTIST,
you recognize that your religion was begun
by Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy
IN THE YEAR 1879.
If you belong to one of the religious organizations known as
"CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE ",
or "PENTECOSTAL GOSPEL",
Or "HOLINESS CHURCH ",
or "PILGRIM HOLINESS CHURCH ",
or "JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES",
Or any of the MULTIPLE THOUSANDS OF STOREFRONT CHURCHES,
then your religion is one of the thousands of new sects founded by men
WITHIN THE PAST 150 YEARS!
If you are a
Then you know that your Church was founded
IN THE YEAR 33
BY JESUS CHRIST, THE SON OF GOD, AND IT IS STILL THE SAME CHURCH!!!