The Celtic Christian Churches

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The "Celtic" Christian Churhes - A Comparison.

( For a definition of the word "Celtic" please see menu item No.7 on "The Bride" homepage.

  This is entitled "The Celtic Spirit today as Europe's Deliverance" )

The Pictish Church of Alba                                                The Scotic Church of Dalriada ( modern Argyll)


Founded by the Briton, St.Ninian in the 5th century.               Founded by St.Columba, an Irish Scot in the 6th century.

A pupil of St. Martin of Tours in Normandy (Celtic)

Spread throughout modern Scotland with many churches                Based upon the island of Iona, confined to Argyll with one

named after the individual founding clergy.                                           satellite in Stirlingshire.

Converted Picts to Christianity 200 years before Columba.                Concerned with its own peoples, The Scots originally from

No military or Monarchical associations. Concerned with                   Ireland, and with Monarchy. The satellite arose as a result of

the sovereignty of the people under God. Amen.                                   military  conquest. Dynastic.

Briton as founder trained Pictish clergy. Established                           Non inclusive, separated from its origins in Ireland.

muinnters in  Ireland. Bangor for example, from which

the Picts of north west Alba were converted.

Apostolic, no secular  reward. Culdees established                              Political motivation in addition to Spiritual stewardship of

churches in Europe.                                                                                     of Scots of Dalriada, Argyll

The Spirituality of the original Pictish Church persisted                       The Spirituality of the original Columban Church lasted for

up to the Reformation, although it was not this event                            150 years after Columba's death. During Adamnon's time

which caused its apparent disappearance from the                              as Abbot a schism arouse of his own making. The original temporal domain.                                                                                          church became Roman after The Synod of Whitby in 644 AD.

Ninian's Church of The Picts pre and post dated                                    

Columba's Church. It never became Roman.                                          


The Spiritual Inheritance of The" Celtic" Church of Today --

The Sceptre and Birthright.

The need of the people in both Alba and Dalriada in the early centuries was for conversion to Christianity and for a personal commitment to The Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Both the Pictish and Scotic Churches as originally established met this need. The adage "Come the moment, come the man or woman" holds true in the secular. How much more so in the Spiritual!

The Lord's time as Kiaros is upon the country (not presently a Nation) of Scotland once again in these times. The need of the people today is to "Choose you this day whom you will serve". This is not an invitation -- and thus one way or the other, it cannot be set aside either individually or collectively. The Blessing of The Sceptre was placed within The Scotic Church, and that of The Birthright within the Pictish Church. The two will merge with the Resurrection of The Celtic Church Spiritual in The Nation of Scotland. This will be co-incident with the Blessing of The Monarchy of Scotland at one with The Sovereignty of the people.

Historical Note: The Pictish and Scotic Nations were merged under Kenneth MacAlpine. The two (by that time) Churches had markedly different spirituality and thus remained separate for approximately two hundred years during which time The Pictish Church was gradually absorbed by the Scotic Church. As individuals we may research this history for ourselves. MacAlpine was a Pict who successfully laid claim to the Scotic throne by virtue of Scotic blood in his mother's lineage. He betrayed his own people, the Picts, by attacking their rear when he knew The Picts were fighting the Viking raiders and thus overpowered his own kindred. Such monarchy is of the human ego and is thus not Monarchy at all. It is inconsistent with the Spiritual development of humanity in contrast to the Monarchy of Whom Melchizedek was a vessel.

Please see menu item No.6 "The Priest of man or God? -- Melchizedek, Eli, and Zadok" on "The Bride" homepage. The navigation bar at the foot of this page can be used to access "The Bride".










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