Kelly Powers

Kelly Powers has written 193 posts for Berean Perspective Apologetics & Evangelism Ministry

Questions and Answers: Are Apostles & Prophets For Today? Can Christians Lose Their Salvation? Does Water Baptism Save You?

Are there Apostles and Prophets today? What does the Bible teach? Christians lose their salvation? Is water baptism essential to be saved? These are 3 questions that were asked to me through an email which these questions get asked often, and can be stumbling blocks. Does the Bible teach once saved always saved for Christians … Continue reading

Berean Perspective Bible Study pt.2 Gospel of John 1:1-3 Jesus is the Eternal LOGOS and God

John 1:1 and John 1:3 teach Jesus is God! Does John 1:1-18 teach the Trinity doctrine? The Word was God the LOGOS is God! Jesus Christ is the eternal Creator of all things according to John 1:3, Colossians 1:16-17, Hebrews 1:1-3, and Revelation 3:14. Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons/ Latter Day Saints/ LDS, Muslims, Oneness Pentecostals, and … Continue reading

Bible vs. Book of Mormon: Joseph Smith Plagiarized the King James Bible in the Book of Mormon

Having a live online respectful conversation meeting with 3 Mormon Missionaries who were SHOCKED that Joseph Smith plagiarized the Holy King James Bible by copying from it verses and chapters into the Book of Mormon. Joseph Smith not only plagiarizes the King James Bible by adding things from it word for word into the Book … Continue reading

Berean Perspective Bible Study pt1 Gospel of John 1:1-5 Who is Jesus Christ? Is Jesus God?

Berean Perspective first online Bible Study starting in the Gospel of John! This will be a new addition to our online ministry along with articles, videos, and now Bible studies going through the Scriptures. Hope you can check these out and be a part of the studies, and share with others. Does the Gospel of … Continue reading

FNA Exposing False Teachings of Joseph Smith and Mormonism on Restored Gospel & Great Apostasy

Examining Joseph Smith testimony & exposing Joseph Smith false teachings that all churches are false of the devil, and reviewing last week’s debate! Special guests Rev. & Theologian John Crawford and apologist Jeff Coons sharing thoughts from last weeks debate of Christian vs Mormon. Exposing false teachings of Joseph Smith and Mormonism on the false … Continue reading

Wide is the Road to Salvation according to Mormonism vs Wide is the Road to Destruction according to the Bible!

Recently I had a friendly and heated debate with a Mormon member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints on the topics of what is the gospel, is Joseph Smith a true prophet, and do people go to hell or heaven when they die? The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints doctrine … Continue reading

Awesome Video! Christian Talks to 2 Mormon Elders on Differences of Christianity and Mormonism

Check out Christian talks to 2 Mormon Elders on Latter Day Saints beliefs about the true church and Joseph Smith is a true prophet, and key Latter Day Saints beliefs and doctrines that are different from what Christians believe. What do Latter Day Saints/ Mormons believe about the Bible and the Book of Mormon? This … Continue reading

Christian vs. Mormon Intense Heated Friendly Debate: What is the Gospel, Is Joseph Smith a Prophet, Eternal Judgment

Must watch this Christian vs Mormon intense and heated debate that was recorded live on YouTube on June 26! Christian Apologist Kelly Powers vs Mormon Apologist Robert Gurr on What is the Gospel of Jesus Christ according to the Bible, Is Joseph Smith a true or false prophet, What Must I Believe To Be Saved, … Continue reading

Where Did Jesus Say I Am God Worship Me? If Jesus is God Where Did Jesus Claim to be God?

If Jesus is God the question of all questions is where did Jesus Christ say I am God worship Me? Christians who defend the Deity of Jesus Christ and believe the Bible teaches Jesus is God get asked this question a lot by Jehovah’s Witnesses, Muslims, Unitarians, and others who reject and deny the Bible … Continue reading

Friday Night Apologetics: What is the Gospel? Examining Saved by Faith Alone and Saved by Faith Plus Works

The question of how are we saved is the main Bible doctrine that separates Christianity from cults, religions, traditions of men, legalistic denominations, and if I am saved by faith alone or faith plus works has been a debate in the Christian church since the beginning of the early church. Does the Bible teach we … Continue reading

Christianity Is Being Destroyed: What Are The Top 3 Problems Destroying Christianity?

Christianity is being destroyed by these top 3 problems that most people don’t want to know the truth! Can you trust your religion, your family, your friends, or social media? What are the dangers of social media, problems with Christianity and religions, fake news in politics, and censorship with Christians? What does the Bible teach … Continue reading

Is Lordship Salvation Biblical? Is Free Grace Theology Biblical? What is the Gospel?

What is Lordship Salvation? What is Free Grace Theology? What does John MacArthur, Ray Comfort, Kent Hovind, and Bob Wilkin believe about Lordship Salvation, faith, works and repentance to be saved? Friday Night Apologetics is back, and now will be weekly on the Berean Perspective YouTube channel on Friday nights at 7PM Pacific Time Zone. … Continue reading

Dear Jehovah’s Witnesses You Say Jesus is not God? Here is Proof from the Bible that Jesus is God

Knock Knock! Dear Jehovah’s Witnesses can you answer this question? If Jesus is not God why does the Bible teach Jesus is God? The following video refutes, debunks, and exposes the Jehovah’s Witnesses beliefs, errors, false teachings and false doctrines by what the Bible teaches that Jesus is God! How can Jesus be God is … Continue reading

Finally the Best Verse in the Bible that Proves the Trinity Doctrine is 3 Persons in One God

Here is the best way to explain and prove the Trinity doctrine in the Bible from Isaiah 48:12-16. When someone says the word Trinity is not found anywhere in Bible you can respond with the following verses (Genesis 1:26-27; Genesis 11:7; Genesis 19:24; Exodus 3:14-15; Deuteronomy 6:4 the Shema; Amos 4:10-11), and the best verse … Continue reading

Berean Perspective Interview: Is The Trinity Pagan or Biblical? Refuting Yahweh Restoration Ministry Beliefs

Special interview discussing Is The Trinity Pagan from the Roman Catholic Church or is the Trinity biblical? Debunking and refuting the Yahweh Restoration Ministry video on exposing the Trinity is pagan video (YAR). What are the Yahweh Restoration Ministry beliefs, doctrines, and teachings about the Trinity doctrine, God the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and … Continue reading

Contending For The Faith JUDE 1:3 & Standing For The Gospel GALATIANS 1:6-9

Be on guard against heretical doctrines, false teachings, false apostles, false prophets, false pastors, and stand against false gospels and false teachers because the Bible teaches us contend for the gospel once delivered to the saints (Jude 1:3). Many Christians are being deceived by false teachings and false doctrines by Joyce Meyer, Kenneth Copeland, Bill … Continue reading

Live Classes and Bible Studies on Christian Apologetics & How to Effectively Share the Gospel

What does apologetics mean? Live online classes and Bible studies about Christian apologetics according to 1 Peter 3:15, how to evangelize and effectively witness to those in non-christian cults, nonbelievers, friends, family, etc.  The Greek word in 1 Peter 3:15 for apologetics is apologia which means to give an answer, a reason, a defense for … Continue reading

Counter-Cult Christian Apologetics! Why are so Many Christians Confused about Cults and Pastors Neglecting the Word of God?

What is Counter-Cult Christian Apologetics? When Jehovah’s Witnesses come knock on your door do you know what to say or do you get turned into a pretzel? When Christians are asked what they believe about God, why the Bible is divinely inspired, what is special about who Jesus Christ is, “how come the majority of them don’t know how to answer?” Sadly many Christians and churches lack sound Bible teaching, discipleship classes and studies, and many Christians are not equipped on how to effectively witness to Jehovah’s Witnesses, Latter Day Saints (Mormons), Muslim’s, atheists, etc. Continue reading

Why Should Anyone Believe in Jesus Christ? What Makes Christianity Different from All Other Religions and Cults?

Do you know why Jesus Christ is true? What makes Christianity different from all other religions? Here is an examination of comparing the Jesus of the Cults, world religions, and Christianity. What does it mean to be a born again Christian and follower of Jesus Christ in world full of false Cults, Religions, deception of … Continue reading

Here are 4 Reasons to Share with a Mormon Why the LDS Church is False! What You Need to Know When Talking with Latter Day Saints

Millions of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) are deceived going to hell for eternity because they believe in another Jesus, another gospel, a false God, and follow a false prophet. If you are a Mormon from the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints I urge you to examine this information and check out the link … Continue reading

Was God Really Once a man? This is Why Latter Day Saints are NOT Christians!

What Do Mormons Believe About God? Was God Once A Man? is going to be the addressed, and according to Joseph Smith the true test of knowing if he was a true servant of the Lord was by his teachings concerning the nature of God.  Joseph Smith said:  “I will prove that the world is wrong, by … Continue reading

Will Christians Admit What They Believe about Jesus Sounds Stupid to Atheists? Learning How to Communicate the Gospel to Nonbelievers

For many Christians sharing the gospel can be a challenge, and for many atheists they think what Christians believe sounds stupid and weird. How do we bridge the gap when having conversations with nonbelievers when sharing what we believe? As Christians we need to learn as Paul did to be all things to all people … Continue reading

One Bible Verse That Debunks All Jehovah’s Witnesses Beliefs and Crushes the Watchtower

If you want to know what to say when a Jehovah’s Witness comes and knocks at your door this is the one Bible verse that completely crushes the Watchtower theology! Isaiah 43:10 is one verse that dismantles and destroys the foundation of what Jehovah’s Witnesses believe about God and Jesus. The Watchtower Organization is false … Continue reading

If Christians Really Believe Nonbelievers Go To Hell When They Die Why Don’t They Share The Gospel?

Why don’t Christians believe what the Bible teaches about hell and judgment for nonbelievers? Jesus died upon the cross for the sins of the world so that they could be saved.  But if a person chooses not come to believe in Jesus they will be judged and held accountable (John 3:16-21). There is a lack … Continue reading

Why did Jesus Say the Father is Greater than I in John 14:28?

Why did Jesus say the Father is greater than I in John 14:28? How do we respond to Jehovah’s Witnesses, biblical unitarians, Muslims, and others when they use John 14:28 to prove Jesus is not God and to refute the Trinity doctrine.  The Bible teaches that Jesus is God in numerous places such as John … Continue reading

Don’t Be Deceived Joyce Meyer is a Wolf in Sheep Clothing!

Over the years I am amazed that my most viewed article and now YouTube video is on Joyce Meyer.  I get people saying I am a servant of Satan, that I am going to hell, and that God will judge me! Touch not God’s anointed! Check out my recent update and feel welcome to share … Continue reading

3 UNDENIABLE REASONS ON WHY THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST IS BIBLICAL, HISTORICAL, AND TRUE!

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the either the biggest evidence of God historically or the biggest man-made sham of history that has bewitched millions upon millions of people over the last 2,000 years!  In today’s world there are atheists who mock Christianity, people who claim Jesus never existed and insist that the resurrection of … Continue reading

Can Christians Lose Their Salvation? Is Once Saved Always Saved Biblical?

What did Jesus mean when He said I never knew you in Matthew 7:23? This Bible verse has raised many questions on Salvation such as: Does the Bible teach that Christians can lose their salvation? Does the Bible teach that once saved always saved true or false? What is the true gospel for salvation? Who … Continue reading

Jehovah’s Witnesses Debunked on 18 Questions

This is the video to watch on how to respond to Jehovah’s Witnesses who says Jesus is not God? 18 common questions answered that Jehovah’s Witnesses stump Christians on! These questions are also common among Unitarians, Muslims, and other non-Christian cults and beliefs. When Jehovah’s Witnesses come knock on your door they are ready to … Continue reading

Christianity vs Evolution! Which Takes More Faith?

Which takes more faith to believe in? The evidence of the Big Bang Theory and Abiologenesis vs the evidence of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead? What is the evidence of the empty tomb of Jesus Christ? What is the gospel message of Jesus Christ death and resurrection? In this video … Continue reading

Dear Pastors We Need the True Gospel of Jesus Christ Preached!

A special message to pastors. Dear pastors we need to be taught the true gospel of Jesus Christ, and to be protected from watered down feel good liberal fluffy gospel of modern day churches and the traditions of men that twist the Scriptures to fit their denominations (2 Timothy 4:3-4). Today we have many churches … Continue reading

Is the Bible Man Made Stories of Fairytales and Myths? NO! The Bible is Divinely Inspired by God, Historical and True

What is the evidence that the New Testament is inspired, trustworthy, and reliable? The evidence is the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead! If Jesus Christ was not raised from the dead 3 days later the whole New Testament would be false and a lie! The apostle Paul says in 1 Corinthians 15:14-17 that … Continue reading

Did Benny Hinn Repent of the Prosperity Gospel? Benny Hinn False Confession Exposed!

Did Benny Hinn repent and renounce the false prosperity gospel or is he deceiving people with tickling ears? Benny Hinn’s confession of repenting of the prosperity gospel is false. Benny Hinn says the gospel is not for sale but shortly after that he asked his followers for more money! There are many video clips exposing … Continue reading

Todd White’s Mentor is Kenneth Copeland! Be Careful of Todd White’s False Gospel Teachings

Here is what you need to know about Todd White! Why is Todd White a false teacher and wolf in sheep clothing? Todd White is a charismatic word of faith street preacher who preaches a false gospel, preaches a false Jesus! Todd White’s false gospel teachings come from his mentor Kenneth Copeland. Continue reading

Why Youth Leave The Church: 2 Young Christians Share Why They Left The Church

Real life honest discussion talking with 2 young Christians sharing why they left the church. Statistics say 80% of youth and young people leave the church after high school, but what are the reasons?  The reasons why young Christians, youth, young adults, boys or girls, young men or young women leave the church will vary … Continue reading

How to Explain the Mystery of the Trinity Doctrine in the Bible Part 1

The mystery of the Trinity doctrine is that there is one God in 3 persons as the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. There are many questions about the Trinity Doctrine, and there are many answers if people are willing to examine the Scriptures. Have you asked someone to please explain what is the … Continue reading

Christian Challenges and Debates a Jehovah’s Witness Elder for 2 Hours!

Today I went looking to talk to some Jehovah’s Witnesses to do a live interview recording and I talked to a Jehovah’s Witness Elder for 2 hours! Now he did not agree to being recorded but the interview discussion went very good having a respectful conversation with him despite the differences of beliefs.  This was … Continue reading

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS In CHURCHES?

ONE of the problems today with Christian churches in general and even Apologetic ministries is the lack of teaching Christians ‘the need and the how to witness’ to those in non-Christian cults like the Jehovah’s Witnesses, the Latter Day Saints, or whoever else that believes in a false God and a false gospel.   We have ministries … Continue reading

2 Christians Debate 5 Latter Day Saints

Mormon Missionaries were shocked to find out that Joseph Smith is not a true prophet! This was a debate with 2 Christians vs. 3 LDS Missionaries, 1 LDS Bishop and 1 LDS who was a lawyer. Have you ever asked what to say to Mormon Missionaries when they are knocking on my door? What are … Continue reading

Jehovah’s Witnesses Ladies Knocking On My Door Were Shocked Irrefutable Verse Proves Jesus is God

What do I say when Jehovah’s Witnesses come knock on my door? Talking to some Jehovah’s Witness ladies they asked me what I believe about Jesus Christ? I shared with them Hebrews 1:8 in the NWT teaches that God the Father calls Jesus LORD God! They were stunned and shocked at irrefutable verses that proves … Continue reading

Street Witnessing Asking Questions to 2 non Christians Young Adults on God Church Jesus

Check out this live recorded interview talking with 2 young adults who are non Christians sharing their views from questions on God, Christianity, church, the Bible, and Jesus. This is good for Christians, non Christinas, atheists, and others to hear what young people, generation z, youth in general believe about how God, the Bible, Christianity, … Continue reading

Proof on False Prophecies of Jehovah’s Witnesses 1878 1914 1918 1925 1941 1975

Proof of false prophecies of the Watchtower and Jehovah’s Witnesses on 1878, 1914, 1918, 1925, 1941, and 1975. Founder Charles Taze Russell, Judge Rutherford, and the Watchtower have predicted and set many false dates for Armageddon, Jesus Christ second coming, the end of the world, and the last days. The Jehovah’s Witnesses believe they are … Continue reading

Don’t Assume Your Pastor is Right! You NEED to be a Biblical Berean Acts 17:11

What is a Berean and why does it matter?  The Bible teaches that those in Berea were listening to what Paul was teaching them about Jesus being the Christ, the Messiah, the Son of God, and that He died and rose again according to the Scriptures.  What is of interest is that they listened to Paul and … Continue reading

The Most Controversial Scriptures on Salvation – Hebrews 6:4-6 Does Not Teach Christians Can Lose Their Salvation

Can Christians lose their salvation? Many teach Christians can lose their salvation from Hebrews 6:4-6, but does the Hebrews 6:4-6 teach that Christians can lose their salvation? In the Bible there are differing views on what is called once saved always saved, eternal security, assurance of salvation, abide in Christ doctrine, faith plus works for … Continue reading

Christianity is not Blind Faith! Historical Proof the Death and Resurrection of Jesus is True

Historically the evidence for the death burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ has been validated from first century eyewitnesses, Messianic prophecies, extra biblical evidence with historians such as Josephus Flavious, Cornelius Tacitus, Pliny the Younger, Lucian of Samosata, Babylonian Talmud 43a, church fathers, Archeologists, Bible scholars, and more.  For Christians the Jewish Passover and Easter … Continue reading

The Gospel of Jesus Christ in 1 Minute!

How to share the gospel of Jesus Christ in 1 minute (one minute)! The best news is that Jesus Christ died upon the cross and rose again for you, so that you could be saved from your sins.  See, the Bible teaches that we are all sinners, which means that we all have a sin nature (Romans … Continue reading

Does God Exist in a World of Evil and Suffering? Angry Atheist Becomes a Christian and is Miraculously Changed

What happens when an angry atheist comes to the reality that God exists and receives Jesus Christ personally and becomes a Christian? What happens is a transformed sinner is now forgiven of all sins, knows true peace and meaning, and this is all through humbling one’s self and trusting in Jesus Christ as Lord and … Continue reading

Wake Up Christians! Stop Listening To False Teachers! Exposing Bill Johnson, Todd White, Kenneth Copeland, Joyce Meyer, and others.

Have you ever listened to Bill Johnson, Todd White, Joyce Meyer, Kenneth Copeland, Benny Hinn, Todd Bentley, Rick Joyner, Peter Wagner, or others within the Word Faith Movement? Do you really know what they believe about the gospel and Jesus Christ? I would ask you to consider watching this video and listen to what they … Continue reading

Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Believe They Must Preach Door to Door and Be Loyal to the Watchtower Organization for Eternal Life? Yes They Do!

For Christians who are familiar what Jehovah’s Witnesses believe, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society literature, and have talked with Jehovah’s Witnesses this question is not that difficult to answer. Not too long ago I was invited to a Christian Apologetics Facebook group by a guy named Edward Andrews, who apparently has written books on … Continue reading

Why Are Christians Leaving Church? Pastors It’s Time To Wake Up!

Why do people stop going to church? Why are Christians or non-Christians fed up with church, the religious hypocrisy (hypocrites), and organized religion?  Over the years I have observed and talked with Christians and others who used to go to a church, but now they no longer do. Christians and non-Christians have either stopped believing in God … Continue reading

Why Are Christians So Judgmental? Are Homosexuals Going To Hell?

Why are Christians so judgmental and hateful at times? Are homosexuals going to hell? Why? How can we have normal, loving, person to person conversations with non Christians (atheists, anyone) about morality, homosexuality, sin, hell, Jesus, and what happens when we die? These are questions that Christians need to examine in their own lives in … Continue reading

What Happens When I Die? Where Do You Go When You Die? Heaven or Hell?

What happens when I die? Where do I go? Will I go to heaven or hell? These are questions everyone asks at some point in life, and these are honest questions everyone should ask. For many people they go about their everyday lives wondering what is the meaning of life, what happens when I die, … Continue reading

Universalism or Calvinism? James White Says These Are The Only 2 Views Possible

Jesus did not die for everyone, say what? According to Calvinism and Christian Apologists like James White, Jesus did not die for everyone on the cross but only for the elect. This is also called particular redemption or limited atonement. We examine Hebrews 2:9, James White of Alpha and Omega Ministries views, who is a … Continue reading

Jesus Witnesses: 1 Peter 3:15 Everyday Apologetics

     The call to follow Jesus Christ is not an easy path, and those who follow Jesus will have opposition and at times be reviled slanderously for being a Christian. In the first century church Christians were accused of being “evil doers” because they did not follow and fulfill the duties of the gods of Rome under … Continue reading

What is a Christian Apologist? Discussing Christian Apologetics, Evangelism, and How to Witness to Cults

What is a Christian Apologist? A Christian Apologist is someone who defends the Christian faith, exposes false doctrines and teachings, evangelizes the lost, witnessing to those in non-Christian Cults, and teaches sound doctrine according to the Scriptures. There are many ways to share the gospel of Jesus Christ, and learning Christian Apologetics helps equip believers … Continue reading

How to Witness to Atheist’s with Grace and Truth

Do you struggle when talking with atheist’s about your faith, Jesus, the Bible, the Gospel, etc? Sometimes it can be a challenge with witnessing to atheist’s, and how to share the faith with each person is not always the same. Not all atheists are like Richard Dawkins, but all atheists are like Richard Dawkins in … Continue reading

John 3:16 Refutes and Dismantles Calvinism, and Proves Calvinism is Inaccurate

What is wrong with Calvinism and John 3:16?  The context of John 3:16 refutes and dismantles Calvinism, and proves Calvinism is inaccurate. Those who teach and claim that Calvinism is the gospel are twisting the Scriptures, and making Calvinism the gospel is false and heretical. Calvinism teaches that Jesus only died for the elect upon … Continue reading

What is Wrong with Mid Acts Dispensationalism? What do Mid Acts Believe about the Gospel? Why be Concerned?

What is Mid Acts Dispensationalism? What do Mid Acts Dispensationalists believe about the Gospel? Why be concerned? What is wrong with what Mid Acts Dispensationalists believe and teach about the Gospel? Mid Acts are not rightly dividing the Word of God, the Bible, by falsely teaching that Paul and Peter preached different gospels.  Mid Acts Dispensationalism … Continue reading

Which Gospel Are You Trusting?

Which Gospel are you trusting? How does Galatians 1:6-9 apply today in the Christian church? Today there are many gospels being taught, but there is only one true gospel of Jesus Christ! Sadly many people are being deceived by counterfeit gospels, false teachers, and non-Christian cults. Christians are called to preach and defend the gospel … Continue reading

What Makes Jesus Different? It is not about Religion or Church, but about a Personal Relationship with Jesus

What makes Jesus different from other religions is a personal relationship. What does a personal relationship with Jesus mean? Don’t all religions teach the same thing? No, not all religions teach the same thing, and Jesus is what is different in all of them. For those who have asked why should I believe in Jesus, … Continue reading

Do’s and Don’ts on How to Witness to Mormons and Mormon Missionaries

There are do’s and don’ts when witnessing to Mormon Missionaries and Mormons. Are Mormons Christians? Mormons believe they are Christians, but sadly Mormons are not Christians. Many Christians do not know how to witness to Mormons. It is the call of a Christian to witness to Mormons and share the gospel message on how to … Continue reading

How to Share the Gospel in 3 Minutes! Best Bible Verse to talk with Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons

Please Watch Video and Subscribe to Our YouTube Channel Christians ask what is the best Bible verse on how to talk, witness, and share the gospel with Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, Muslims, and other religions? How do I witness to a Mormon? How do I witness to a Jehovah’s Witness? How I do witness to a Muslim? … Continue reading

3 Important Things for Christians to Know When Witnessing and Sharing the Faith

In this video we discuss 3 things that Christians need to know.  Christians need to know how to share their personal testimony, their faith with non Christians, and be able to answer questions when asked why they believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.  Christians need to know what to be on guard … Continue reading

Is it Required to be Water Baptized to be Saved? No! Explaining Acts 2:38, Mark 16:16, 1 Peter 3:21

Do I need to be Water Baptized to be Saved? No you do not need to be water baptized to be saved, and I will explain that in the Bible. The Bible teaches that salvation is by faith in Jesus Christ, not by being water baptized. It is clear first that a person is saved … Continue reading

Exposing Joyce Meyer’s False Teachings on Jesus Going to Hell to Atone for Sin! What does Joyce Meyer Believe about the Gospel, Jesus, and Atonement for Sin?

What does Joyce Meyer believe a person must believe to be saved? What does Joyce Meyer believe about the gospel, Jesus, and did Jesus go to hell? This information is exposing Joyce Meyer’s false gospel teaching that Jesus went to hell and died spiritually to atone for sin, and that Jesus was no longer the … Continue reading

Phillips Craig Dean are Oneness and Reject the Trinity – Exposing Joyce Meyer and Kenneth Copeland False Teachings Jesus went to Hell

Phillips Craig and Dean, PCD, are a very well known music group who are liked by many in various churches. However in much study, interacting with them directly, I have found out they are teaching false doctrines that are in opposition to the Christian faith. They reject the Trinity Doctrine, hold to what is called … Continue reading

How to Witness to Jehovah’s Witnesses – Jesus is Jehovah God the Alpha and Omega the First and Last

The book of Revelation is clear that Jesus is Jehovah God, the One coming as the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last! The Jehovah’s Witnesses have been taught to believe that the Bible teaches that Jesus is not God, that Jesus is not Jehovah, but this is a false teaching by the … Continue reading

Response to a Calvinist on: Does Regeneration Precede Faith? Can An Unregenerate Person Freely Choose?

This is a response to Calvinist, a person who is of Reformed theology on can a person freely choose to believe in God (Jesus) without being regenerated?  Does regeneration precede faith?  Does the Bible teach free will, freely able to choose, or can a person only come to faith in God (Jesus) by being first … Continue reading

How to Witness to Jehovah’s Witnesses – Was Jesus created or the Creator? Colossians 1:15-17 Firstborn Witnessing Tips

Was Jesus first to be created? Colossians 1:15 firstborn.   Christian apologist Kelly Powers examines the false teachings of Jehovah’s Witnesses about Jesus being the first to be created, the firstborn from Colossians 1:15. What does the Bible really teach about who Jesus is? If you are wanting to talk with Jehovah’s Witnesses or you … Continue reading

Are You Being Deceived by the Doctrine of Antichrists?

Since the early church people have been confused about who is Jesus Christ and why does that matter?  Christians need to be careful of antichrists who lead people astray and teach false doctrines, and these antichrists are within churches, fellowships, denominations.  In 1 John 2:18-24 there were relevant dangers that threatened the early church and … Continue reading

What is the Word Faith Movement? What is Oneness Pentecostalism? What is Mid Acts Dispensationalism? Are they true or false?

What is the Word Faith Movement? What is Oneness Pentecostalism? What is Mid Acts Dispensationalism? Are they true or false?  Hello out there friends and believers in Christ Jesus.  I was recently looking at what seems to be the more popular topics that people are interested in when they visit Berean Perspective. What I noticed … Continue reading

Need Help on How to Witness to a Muslim? Evangelism 101 Basics

NEED HELP ON HOW TO WITNESS TO A MUSLIM?  EVANGELISM 101 BASICS      Need help on how to witness to a Muslim?  In today’s world sharing the gospel message of Jesus Christ with non-Christians is becoming more challenging, whether they are an atheist, Mormon, Jehovah’s Witness, Muslim, or of some of other religious belief.  … Continue reading

What’s The Problem of Evangelism?

WHAT’S THE PROBLEM WITH EVANGELISM?      What’s the problem with Evangelism today?  In an age of changing cultures, worldviews, relevance and truth, Evangelism is becoming less and less practiced among Christians.  In fact it has been estimated that 97% of professing Christians do not share their faith, which is alarming.[1] I can recall years ago being involved in different … Continue reading

Got a Question on the Bible, Doctrine, God, Jesus, Cults, Atheism, Islam, etc.?

Got a Question on the Bible, Doctrine, God, Jesus, Cults, Atheism, Islam, etc.? In today’s world Christianity can be confusing, somewhat disappointing, and at times seem irrelevant.  Some people believe there is no difference between Christianity and the world of Cults.  Others find the belief in a God or a Creator to be illogical, and … Continue reading

Youth Questions and Answers Survey

Youth Questions and Answers Survey In recent years I have had many young adults and youth ask various questions on the Christian faith, the Bible, what is Christianity, and what makes Jesus different?  If you are a teenager (youth), young adult, or maybe even older, you are welcome to share some questions you may have … Continue reading

Jesus and Witnessing to Jehovah’s Witnesses – Jesus is God or Michael archangel?

Jesus and Witnessing to Jehovah’s Witnesses Witnessing to Jehovah’s Witnesses takes prayer, patience, preparation, and persistence.  Many people just want to win a conversation or prove a point showing that the Jehovah’s Witnesses have been mislead by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society organization.  That is not the right perspective or approach.  In any encounter, … Continue reading

Youth Apologetics with Questions and Answers on the Bible

Many young adults are seeking answers to various questions on the Bible, Christianity, Doctrines, Religions, Science, etc.  If you are a youth, teenager, older adult, feel free to ask questions or request for something to be written.  It is healthy to be a seeker of God’s Word, to learn Christian Apologetics, to grow in the … Continue reading

Grace and Truth were realized through Jesus Christ, Son of God, Lord and Saviour for all

The message of the New Testament from Matthew to Revelation is that grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ. The gospel of grace is that Jesus is the Son of God, Lord and Saviour for all to receive, to Jews and Gentiles. The message of truth is that Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah’s coming, Jesus death and resurrection, and in that He offers salvation to the world to receive, by grace through faith and not of works. This is what John 1:14, John 1:16, and John 1:17 affirms Continue reading

Trinity Doctrine in the Bible: John 1:1-3 Jesus is God and Creator

The purpose of this information is to show from the Bible that the Trinity Doctrine is true and not false, and to do that from what the Bible teaches. In the Gospel of John we find many places where the apostle writes about and defends the Deity of Jesus Christ, that Jesus is God, that Jesus is Creator, that Jesus is the Son of God, and more. In the gospel of John 1:1-3 we see the following written concerning Jesus. Continue reading

Salvation is by Faith not Works: The Gospel According To Acts 15:7-11

Salvation is by faith not works is a discussion and debate that has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years. In Acts 15:7-11 we see that Peter stood up for the Gentiles in that they were saved by grace through putting their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, just as they did. (Jews) Some believe that salvation is not by faith alone but is accomplished through doing some type of works, whether being water baptized or keeping the 10 commandments or some other law keeping perspective. What does Acts 15:7-11 teach about being saved by faith? What does Peter demonstrate from Acts 15:7-11 that is relevant for today? Continue reading

Did Jesus die for Everyone? Did Jesus die for the Whole World?

Did Jesus die for everyone? This is a common question discussed and debated among those of Calvinist and Arminian camps. Another way to present this is to ask, when Jesus came to this world some 2000 years ago did He die for the sins for the whole world (all mankind) or a selected few known … Continue reading

It is Finished, Debt Paid in Full, John 19:30 Tetelestai in Greek

Jesus said It is Finished, tetelestai (John 19:30) 3 of the most important words in the New Testament is when Jesus said it is finished in John 19:30! What did Jesus mean when He said it is finished in John 19:30? Why did Jesus say it is finished in John 19:30? It is finished is … Continue reading

Limited Atonement vs Day of Atonement – Calvinism, James White, Jesus Christ Savior that failed? Who did Jesus die for? Did Jesus die for the whole world or only for a select few?

Limited Atonement vs. Day of Atonement Who did Jesus die for?  Did Jesus die for the whole world or only for a select few? Is Jesus Christ a Savior that failed if He died for all but all are not saved? Whom did Jesus die for? Did Jesus succeed or fail in His mission to … Continue reading

Calvinism Dismantled? Day of Atonement and the doctrine of Limited Atonement

Have you ever heard a Calvinist/Reformer state that God is not a Saviour that fails?  Or a Calvinist/Reformer ask did Christ die for all the lost people in hell?  They state that if Jesus died for all and since all are not saved then Jesus must of have failed…etc.  I have heard these statements and … Continue reading

Examining Calvinism – Reformed Theology on Regeneration: True or False Does Regeneration Precede Faith? Who was regenerated in the Old Testament?

Examining Calvinism-Reformed Theology on Regeneration True or False:  Does Regeneration Precede Faith? There are many websites, blogs, articles, audios, etc. out there concerning Calvinism and the doctrine of Regeneration stating, “regeneration precedes faith”.  Calvinism teaches that a person must first be regenerated in order to put faith in Jesus Christ.   Calvinism teaches that after … Continue reading

Questions and Answers on Mid Acts Dispensational Confusion – did Jesus preach the cross for salvation?

Many years ago, sometime in the mid 2000’s I came across a religious movement called “Mid Acts Dispensationalism”.  What grabbed me right away was their affirmation on the gospel of Jesus Christ in reference to His death and resurrection, and that were saved by faith.  This is great declaration of the Christian faith, yet the … Continue reading

The Lord Jesus Christ’s Omnipresence before the Cross and Resurrection & After – Hypostatic Union, Hypostasis, God-man

There is some confusion on the doctrine of the Lord Jesus Christ’s Omnipresence after His ascension to the heavenly realm at the right hand of God the Father.  Throughout the history of the Christian Church there has been discussions on theology and debates (i.e. Reformers, Reformation, Lutherans) on whether or not that the Lord Jesus Christ … Continue reading

True Christian is built upon the Rock Christ Jesus and False Christian is built upon the sand

Everyone in this world is either built on the Rock or sand. There are people who have been made alive in Jesus Christ and have had their sins forgiven, and there are people who are spiritually dead and are lost in their sins. Who is a true Christian and who is not? A true Christian … Continue reading

Gospel Focused Apologetics – People are saved by a genuine faith in Jesus Christ, not by their works or some church organization

Hello out there, how are you?  This is simply and to the point.  The true gospel message is that Jesus is the Christ, (Messiah) whom was prophesied to come from the Hebrew Scriptures, (Old Testament, Tanakh) and that He gave His life as a sacrifice for sins.  In simple terms Jesus died on the cross … Continue reading

Remembering Robin Williams and pondering Suicide – Why did he do it? Is there any hope in this world?

With the death of the comedian and actor Robin Williams, and his apparent suicide the world looks on and wonders why, what would cause this, why would he be depressed, how could someone like him do this, etc.? I cannot speak for Robin Williams or anyone else for that matter, of which they all have … Continue reading

Jesus is Yeshua to come Isaiah 62:11 – where is the name of Jesus in the Old Testament?

There is a view by some people that the name of Jesus is not found anywhere in the Old Testament (Tanakh), and according to them this proves that Jesus is not the true Messiah or Savior of the Jews. (Israel)  The name Jesus in Hebrew is “yeshua”, and that Hebrew word can be found in … Continue reading

Who raised Jesus from the dead? Did Jesus raise Himself from the dead? Did God raise Jesus from the dead?

Who raised Jesus from the dead?  This is a question that gets asked a lot concerning the Trinity Doctrine and if Jesus is God.  Those who believe that Jesus is God affirm that Jesus raised Himself from the dead along with God the Father and the Holy Spirit.  Those who believe that Jesus is not … Continue reading

Witnessing to Mormon Missionaries – Joseph Smith’s testimony, the priesthood authority, false prophet or true prophet?

Want to know how to be able to know how to witness to Mormon Missionaries? I would encourage you to look this information over, study it, and talk about it with others you know are knowledgable in the Christian faith.  When you are confident about this information I encourage you to share this information with … Continue reading

Bill Nye the Science Guy debate with Ken Ham Answers in Genesis Guy – Origin of Life Model

Ken Ham Debate with Bill Nye on the Origin Model of Life  Recently I heard that there is up and coming debate with Bill Nye the Science Guy from TV with Ken Ham the founder of Answers in Genesis (AIG) and the Creation Museum.  The debate is to take place on February 4, 2014 in … Continue reading

Why I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior

Years ago I became a Christian at the age of 6 and though I was young I had a good understanding of who Jesus Christ was, why He came, and what He did for me.  The story is long but I will keep it simple and to the point.  Simply put both my parents were … Continue reading

How to witness to Mormon Missionaries – What is Mormonism? What do Mormons Missionaries teach?

    I.  What is Mormonism? According to mormon.org, an official Mormon website of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints states the following: “What is Mormonism? OR What do Mormons believe? When Jesus Christ lived on the earth, He organized His Church so that all people could receive His gospel and return one day to … Continue reading

What do Mormons Believe – Irrefutable Proof Evidence Joseph Smith was a False Prophet from Mormon Resources and the Bible

Was Joseph Smith a true prophet? Was Joseph Smith a false prophet? The following information will be examining what the Mormon Church teaches about Joseph Smith’s priesthood and lineage. This information is not to insult, put down, or attack anyone. We are simply trying to accurately examine it for the truth. You decide for yourselves … Continue reading

Debate with Reformed Calvinist’s on the topic of Absolute Sovereignty of God and Open Theism

I was in a audio chat room (pal talk) recently and the discussion in the room (reformed room) was on the absolute sovereignty of God and how God is in control and wills all things, but God is not responsible for mankind’s sin and fallen state.  With that being said I listened and simply asked … Continue reading

Reminded of the Dangers of Mid Acts False Theology and Doctrines

Sometimes it is hard to stay focused and on track in the Christian faith and the following reminds me of why we have the Berean Perspective site online:  “I remember I found your site when I was looking for information about ultra -dispensationalism.  I had attended a bible study for about a year, that had me so confused.  … Continue reading

Proof and Evidence from Old Testament Scriptures on the Trinity Doctrine – What does the Bible teach?

One of the common objections to the Trinity Doctrine is the claim that the Bible teaches against it, but is that true? When reading the Bible it is important to ask the right questions to get a proper perspective. Does the Old Testament teach that there is only one personage whom is God? Or does … Continue reading

New Calvinism and the Southern Baptist Convention SBC Debate: Statement of the Traditional Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation document

For many years I have been involved with church ministry and in the Apologetics realm. Over the years I have had to address many controversial issues within and outside of the Christian faith, and Calvinism is definitely one of those issues within the Christian faith that is rising more and more. For those whom will … Continue reading

Bishop T. D. Jakes says he now embraces the Trinity Doctrine: T. D. Jakes was interviewed by pastor Mark Driscoll and pastor James MacDonald on January 27, 2012 at Harvest Bible Chapel

Recently I was informed that Bishop T. D. Jakes, pastor of the Potters House Church was interviewed by pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church and pastor James MacDonald of Harvest Bible Chapel in regards to him now embracing the Trinity Doctrine. This was a live interview with T. D. Jakes, Mark Driscoll, and James … Continue reading

The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society says the Bible teaches the Trinity Doctrine: What do Jehovah’s Witnesses believe?

The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society is the spiritual guidance and authority for Jehovah’s Witnesses.  In one of the Watchtower’s magazines they said the following: “They say that it is sufficient to read the Bible exclusively, either alone or in small groups at home.  But, strangely, through such ‘Bible reading,’ they have reverted right back … Continue reading

Roman Catholicism’s Gospel: What do Roman Catholics Believe

Discussing the Roman Catholic Church is a complex subject.  What do Romans Catholics believe? As far as history is concerned Roman Catholicism has always taught the Tri-Unity of God being the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Along with the Trinity being consistent the Roman Catholic Church teaches that Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah, the … Continue reading

Evangelizing & Witnessing to those in non Christian Cults, Reaching the Lost: Are you willing?

What does it mean to be evangelizing & witnessing to those in Cults?  In simple terms that means that we obey the Biblical teachings for going into all the world with the message of salvation and witnessing to those involved in Cults.  There are many people who are involved in some form of a non … Continue reading

Roman Catholicism’s Gospel: Is it true or is it false?

Discussing the Roman Catholic Church is a complex subject.  What do Romans Catholics believe? As far as history is concerned Roman Catholicism has always taught the Tri-Unity of God being the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Along with the Trinity being consistent the Roman Catholic Church teaches that Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah, the … Continue reading

Explaining the Trinity Doctrine: What is the Trinity Doctrine? What does the Bible teach?

Many people have asked the question, What does the Bible teach about the Trinity Doctrine?   Some people say the Bible does not teach the Trinity Doctrine, however with a proper understanding one will see that the Bible does teach the Trinity Doctrine.  The Bible teaches that there is only one God who has been revealed through 3 … Continue reading

Exposing Joyce Meyer’s False Gospel Message on Salvation: Who is Joyce Meyer? What does Joyce Meyer believe? What does Joyce Meyer teach?

Examining and Exposing Joyce Meyer’s False Gospel on being born again Years ago I heard that Joyce Meyer had a false teaching concerning the gospel message of Jesus Christ.  I contacted the ministry in which I heard this from and I got the documentation, and from there I contacted Joyce Meyers Ministries to purchase the … Continue reading

Mormonism is not a Cult according to Richard J. Mouw of Fuller Theological Seminary

According to Richard J. Mouw, Mormonism is not a Cult.  Richard Mouw has had his eyes blinded concerning Mormonism.  This is of great concern for the body of Christ and the message of the gospel because Richard J. Mouw is the president of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena.  The reason why this is a concern is … Continue reading

Audio Podcasts – Teachings on Christian Apologetics and Cults and Movements

We are back online with Audio Podcasts on Christian Apologetics, Cults, and Religious Movements.  We will provide these audio podcasts for people to listen online for free. —>>> Check out what we have online at Berean Perspective Podcasts Our audio podcasts will be on various topics pertaining to the Christian faith and those in opposition to … Continue reading

Email blues with Patrick Madrid from the Open Line Show through EWTN Catholic Radio Station

I would like to share a story with you.  See, over the last 20 years I have been a studious researcher in various areas of Christianity, Theology, Cults, and Religions.  I really do not want to toot my own horn but sometimes you need to say things as they need to be said, despite those … Continue reading

Rob Bell is a Universalist claiming he is not a Universalist in Love Wins

For many years Rob Bell has been on edge with his liberal and eisegetical theological views concerning Christianity and the Bible.  In Rob Bell’s new book, “Love Wins”, he has presented the view that in the end love wins, which means that all people will be saved. (restored)  What may surprise some people is that this … Continue reading

Rob Bell is being called a Universalist, Heretic, and a False Teacher because of his book Love Wins

Rob Bell, a liberal voice within the Emergent Church has written a new book called Love Wins that is soon be open for the public to purchase and read.  What is all the hype?  Why are so many Christians and non-Christians getting so emotional over this book? I have been reading various blogs and sites … Continue reading

Getting back on track

Years ago I remember being more in tune with blogging and writing, but nowadays it seems I am not in sync like I used to be.  Now, I really want to get connected again and get involved with spiritual discussions and see people come to know Jesus Christ as their true Lord and Savior. I … Continue reading

The Great Emergence or A Great Deception? Be careful of Phyllis Tickle’s Teachings and Beliefs

In the last couple of years I have become very familiar with the Emergent Church movement because those within it are influencing increasingly more people from the body of Christ and leading people away from sound doctrine.  On October 31, 2009, Phyllis Tickle came to Winnipeg to do a Great Emergence conference, which I and … Continue reading

Witness Encounters of the ex-Jehovah’s Witness kind

The other day I was checking out a local used store that sometimes has good used religious books. This day was an interesting day cause I noticed a guy checking out some Watchtower books on the shelves. After a little bit I kindly asked the guy if he knew what he was looking at. His … Continue reading

What’s New

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A Postmodern Primer

~ by Robert Hogue …always learning and never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth. ~ 2 Timothy 3:7 To begin to comprehend the mindset of a Postmodernist it is helpful to start with a basic understanding of what Modernism is and therefore what the Postmodernist has moved beyond.  The scientific method reigns … Continue reading

Book Review:  A New Kind of Christianity – Brian McLaren

~ by Ryan Banman So I picked up Brian McLaren’s new book, A New Kind of Christianity – 10 Questions that are Transforming the Faith. I just want to say that I’ve never been a fan of Mr. McLaren, or the Emergent Church.  I’ve always felt that, although they may not have been saying anything … Continue reading

Emergence = Convergence

~ by Robert Hogue I came of age during the late 1970’s which was a time of widespread speculation about the imminent fulfilment of the end-times events as recorded in the Book of Revelation.  The best-selling book The Late, Great Planet Earth by Hal Lindsay and the movie A Thief in the Night  were telling us, in frightening … Continue reading

Why the Emergent Church is a Danger to the Body of Christ (the Church)

~ by Tim Colletti We’ve all heard the term “emergent church”, but what is it and what does it mean for the Christian today? If you are not familiar with this movement, it is the latest liberal movement that has been around since the early 1990s and has been building momentum ever since. In this … Continue reading

Rob Bell’s Velvet Elvis Repainting the Christian Faith: Biblical or Heretical?

I believe it is more difficult to address the issues within Christianity than outside of it.  The reason I believe this is because it is easier to identity the Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, Muslims, and other groups which deny the Deity of Jesus and other Biblical doctrines clearly held within Christian orthodoxy.  It may seem as … Continue reading

In The Beginning

by Ryan Banman This is a subject that has, over the years, been picking up momentum (much to the dismay of the evolutionist).  The debate has increasingly become more popular and is forcing more people to consider the issue and choose a side. So what are the options that we must consider?  How did the … Continue reading

What does God mean to You?

by Robert Hogue Who or what is God?  That is a question which has been pondered down through the ages.  If someone were to ask you ‘What does God mean to you’ how would you answer?  That’s not the type of question you would expect someone on the street to ask but if for some … Continue reading

Why do some Christians not accept the whole truth or the authority of God’s Word?

by Tim Colletti http://www.truthforchrist.com   From the moment it was penned by the Apostles, the scriptures have been copied and transmitted throughout the centuries maintaining the highest degree of accuracy compared to the original writings. That’s why I can say with confidence that the word of God (or the Bible) has stood the test of … Continue reading

Who is Jesus:  Jesus is God and Savior

Have you ever asked, or know someone who’s asked, the question, “Who is Jesus”? This question has been asked for about 2000 years and continues to be asked today.  The answers may vary depending who you talk to with.    Some say that Jesus was “a good teacher”, “the Son of God”, “a prophet”, “a … Continue reading

Is Mary essential for salvation? A reply to Patrick Madrid from the Open Line show EWTN Catholic Radio

I would like to give a brief introduction on why I am writing this blog so that those of you whom read this can understand where I am coming from.  I have been listening to a show for some time while now called the “Open Line”, which is a sponsored program through the EWTN. (Eternal … Continue reading

Be Aware of Phillips, Craig and Dean (PCD) – United Pentecostal International Church (UPCI), Oneness Theology

Christian music today is very popular and there are lots of different artists and groups to choose from.  However, it seems that most people who listen to the music they buy don’t know much about the musicians background and beliefs.  It is important to know what backgrounds and beliefs the musicians have because music does … Continue reading

Examining Christianity Today’s Magazine Article about T. D. Jakes (2000)

UPDATE:  On January 27, 2012 T. D. Jakes was interviewed by pastor Mark Driscoll and pastor James MacDonald.  T. D. Jakes has stated he has some different views on the Trinity and now says he embraces the doctrine of the Trinity.  Has he really changed?  (Check out our updated post at T. D. Jakes now says … Continue reading

What has Happened to the Christian Church?

Greetings brothers and sisters in the Lord, what you are going to be reading is my perspective of the Christian Church through the years to the current day, and the various attacks on the ‘truth’ of the Gospel. In the day of which we live today it is very complicated. The term ‘truth’ is more … Continue reading

Examining Bishop T.D. Jakes Beliefs and Teachings: What does T. D. Jakes believe about the Trinity Doctrine? What does T. D. Jakes teach about the Trinity Doctrine?

UPDATE:  On January 27, 2012 T. D. Jakes was interviewed by pastor Mark Driscoll and pastor James MacDonald.  T. D. Jakes has stated he has some different views on the Trinity and now says he embraces the doctrine of the Trinity.  Has he really changed?  (Check out our updated post at T. D. Jakes now says … Continue reading

Was Jesus Separated from the Father on the Cross?

Was Jesus Separated from the Father on the Cross? What does Bible Teach? Check out our short video which answers this question from the Bible.  No, Jesus was not separated from God the Father on the cross, and Jesus was not forsaken by God on the cross. This topic may be new to some but … Continue reading

What Do Oneness Pentecostals Believe? Official Doctrines and Teachings Of The UPCI, United Pentecostal Church International

Many people do not know who Oneness Pentecostals are or what they believe.  Oneness Pentecostals are of the United Pentecostal Church International, and they have many unbiblical doctrines and teachings contrary to the Christian faith.  What are the main doctrines of the UPCI that are unbiblical?  The UPCI rejects the doctrine of the Trinity; rejects … Continue reading

FAIR says “Anti Mormons Are Not Christians”!

Anti Mormons are not Christians is what a Mormon Apologetics website called FAIR has stated at their website concerning those who oppose the Mormon Church doctrines.  FAIR stands for “Foundation for Apologetic Information Research”, which is a Mormon Apologetics website which means they provide information to defend their beliefs and respond to those who oppose. … Continue reading

What does Assurance of Salvation, Eternal Life, Once Saved Always Saved mean?

“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.” (John 5:24 NASB) The question is asked, What does once saved always saved mean?  Once saved always saved is also known … Continue reading

Does It Really Matter What I Believe?

Does it really matter what you believe concerning who Jesus is? Can a person be sincere in their beliefs yet be deceived and lost? I believe the answer is yes, and God has given some guidelines to examining ourselves. Many claim to be followers of Jesus Christ. Some say He is a prophet, a good … Continue reading

Examining former President Gordon B. Hinckley Concerning Joseph Smith Testimony

“That becomes the hinge pin on which this whole cause turns. If the First Vision was true, if it actually happened, then the Book of Mormon is true. Then we have the priesthood. Then we have the Church organization and all of the other keys and blessings of authority which we say we have. If … Continue reading

What are the Essentials of Christianity? What do Christians believe about the Bible, God, the Trinity Doctrine, Jesus, Salvation, Heaven, Hell, Sin, Gospel, etc

The essentials of Christianity are the Trinity, Jesus is God, Salvation by grace and heaven and hell are real. Christianity was established through Jesus Christ. Christianity is faith in Jesus Christ who came to this earth some 2000 years ago, and fulfilled the prophecies of the Messiah to come. Jesus Christ established the Christian Church, … Continue reading

What Do Christians Believe?

The question is asked, “What do Christians believe?”  This is a good question and depending on who you ask this to, you can get various answers.  What do I mean by that you ask?  I mean that there are many different groups out there that claim to be Christian but are by definition a non-Christian … Continue reading

You can know you that all your sins are forgiven today!

Have you ever asked, “How can I know my sins are forgiven?”  The Bible teaches that you can know that your sins are forgiven!  Consider what the Apostle John wrote in his first epistle. “7 but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, … Continue reading

The Good News of Jesus Christ:  Is Jesus the Only Way?

“Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me” (John 14:6 NASB) The good news of Jesus Christ is that God is real, God loves us, and God wants us to know Him personally.  Mankind is in a downward spiral of … Continue reading

What Must I do to be Saved?

“See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.” (Colossians 2:8) It has been said that most people in general believe in a God of some sort and believe that they … Continue reading

Sacraments in the Roman Catholic Church: Official Doctrines, Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church

Below are quotes on the sacraments from the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church.  These pertain to sacraments and obedience to doing them for salvation.  The numbers indicate the section where these quotes can be found in the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church.  The Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church contains official doctrines of … Continue reading

Salvation: in the Roman Catholic Church and for Non-Catholics

Below are quotes on salvation from the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church.  These pertain to Salvation within the Catholic Church and for non-Catholics as official doctrine.  The numbers indicate the section where these quotes can be found in the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church.  The Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church contains official … Continue reading

Purgatory: What it is and Why People Go There

Below are quotes on Purgatory from the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church, and the Catholic Encyclopedia.  These pertain to the doctrine of Purgatory and what it is.  The numbers indicate the section where these quotes can be found in the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church.  The Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church contains … Continue reading

Mary Mother Of God, Blessed Virgin Mary, Mediatrix

Quotes on Mary Mother of God, Blessed Virgin Mary, Mediatrix, Queen of heaven, and other things on what Roman Catholics believe. These pertain to Mary within the Roman Catholic Church as official doctrine.  The numbers indicate the section where these quotes can be found in the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church.  The Catechism of the … Continue reading

Church Authority: Popes, Fathers, Bishops and Magisterium

Below are quotes on Popes, Fathers, Bishops and Magisterium from the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church.  These pertain to the Popes authority and how the Roman Catholic Church teaches official doctrine.  The numbers indicate the section where these quotes can be found in the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church.  The Catechism of the … Continue reading

Arminianism Examined: Matthew 7:13-29

Jesus said, “I never knew you” “13 “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. 14 “For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find … Continue reading

Does John 6:53-57 support the Roman Catholic teaching on the Eucharist?

– by Tim Colletti One of the many disagreements between Protestants and Roman Catholics is on the subject of the Lord’s Supper (referred to as the Eucharist by the Roman Catholics). In this article, I will be discussing what the differences are between these two views, why the Roman Catholic Church believes what they believe … Continue reading

What do Roman Catholics Believe About: Popes, Salvation, Mary, Sacraments, Purgatory, Tradition

What do Roman Catholics believe about the Pope or Popes?  Roman Catholics believe that the Pope is head over the Church in all authority and power, and is infallible when it comes to doctrine.  The following are quotes from the Catechism of the Catholic Church on Pope authority, power, Tradition, and infallibility. #882 The Pope, Bishop … Continue reading

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