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Comparative Religion

A BRIEF COMPARISON BETWEEN CHRISTIAN TEACHING AND THE TEACHING

OF THE MORMONS, THE JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES AND CATHOLICS WORLDWIDE

WHO ARE THE LEADERS OF EACH GROUP


1. Christianity - Jesus Christ

2. Catholicism - The Pope

3. Mormonism - The Current Prophet or Prophets

4.Jehovah's Witnesses - The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society


WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF THEIR TEACHING


1. Christianity - The Bible Exclusively (Sola Scripture)

2. Catholicism - The Bible and Tradition

3. Mormonism - The Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants

and the Pearl of Great Price

4. Jehovah's Witnesses - The New World Translation Bible and Watchtower Publications


WHAT ARE THE NON-BIBLICAL TEACHINGS OF EACH GROUP

What is presented below is only a sampling of erroneous teaching.


1. Christianity - None - The scriptures are authoritative and are to be studied and obeyed.

2. Catholicism - Purgatory, Penance, Mary's Assumption

3. Mormonism - God was once a man, We can all become gods

4. Jehovah's Witnesses - Jesus is Michael the Archangel, There is no Hell


WHAT THESE GROUPS TEACH IS THE METHOD OF SALVATION


1. Christianity - Repentance and faith in Jesus alone plus nothing

2. Catholicism - Faith, baptism and works

3. Mormonism - Faith, baptism and works

4. Jehovah's Witnesses - Faith, baptism and works


WHO IS THE TRUE CHURCH ACCORDING TO THESE GROUPS


1. Christianity - The body of believers worldwide

2. Catholicism - Only Catholics

3. Mormonism - Only Mormons

4. Jehovah's Witnesses - Only Jehovah's Witnesses


THEIR CLAIM OF AUTHORITY


1. Christianity - The Godhead consisting of Father, Son and Holy Ghost

2. Catholicism - The Church and the Pope who is deemed infallible

3. Mormonism - The Mormon Church

4. Jehovah's Witnesses - The Watchtower and Tract Society