He's not so fond of Catholicism but he doesn't mind me being Catholic but from what I've heard and read, Catholics and Protestants just don't go together. I'm afraid that his school's teachings may have been the reason he is not so fond of my religion...
He went to a Protestant school and I went to a Catholic school.
Having been protestant, I know there is a lot of misinformation about Catholics in Protestant circles (like, some of them say we don't have personal relationships with Jesus or that we don't pray to Jesus or that we think Mary is our savior).
Meanwhile, you should take an equivalent class at his church together..they have one.
With those words our minds were drawn to the cross of Christ, the covenant that it established, and the cosmic calling of this couple to bear witness to God's kingdom.
“This mystery [of marriage] is profound, and I'm saying that it refers to Christ and his church,” Paul said (Eph. As my former colleague Kent Hughes occasionally preached, “Our calling to represent Christ in the world, particularly as husband and wife, is only life and death. Nothing less.” Such was the sobering backdrop for my counseling meeting the following day.
To be sure, the pope would not tolerate their plain teaching of the gospel, so eventually they were thrown out of the church.
But God can and does carry out his saving work to this day, even where his gospel is not preached in all its clarity ( faith alone as a body of doctrine.
I'm just wondering because I am going to avoid any problems between us.
“For never was a story of more woe, than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” The span of their affection across the contentious divide of warring Montagues and Capulets has inspired hearts for centuries. And it's not very long into this consideration before Paul's words in 2 Corinthians arise, his memorable statement about “not being unequally yoked with unbelievers.” Indeed, this principle is part of Relationship Building 101: For “what partnership has light with darkness?
In the words of Philip Ryken: Sometimes we forget that Luther, Calvin, and the rest of the Reformers were born and bred within the Roman church.
When Catholics were catholic, they were Catholic too, and it was within the Roman church that they came to saving faith in Jesus Christ.
Someone whose life is defined by redemptive grace from top to bottom, who embodies it, proclaims it, and understands his marital calling in terms shepherding you by this grace.