Kelly Powers

Kelly Powers has written 170 posts for Berean Perspective Apologetics & Evangelism Ministry

What does the Bible teach about… the Church?  Who is a part of the Church of Christ?

The following information is concerning what the Bible teaches about who and what the Church of Jesus Christ is, and giving definitions of words with Scripture references. What does the word “Assembly” mean? Assembly <1,,1577,ekklesia> from ek, “out of,” and klesis, “a calling” (kaleo, “to call”), was used among the Greeks of a body of … Continue reading

Evidence, Importance & Authority of the New Testament Scriptures

What is the New Testament?  What is important about what was written some 2,000 years ago about a man named Jesus the Christ?  Many people ask these questions and want answers.  Many people say that it does not matter what was said or written about Jesus because He did not truly exist.  Some say He … Continue reading

Can you Defend the Gospel of Jesus Christ?

“Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.” (Jude 1:3 NASB) What is the Gospel of Jesus Christ? This is a question that … Continue reading

The Deity of Jesus Christ

The Deity of Jesus Christ is the most debated doctrine concerning Jesus’ identity. Who was Jesus Christ? Is Jesus Christ God? The main focus of this information will be demonstrating Biblically that Jesus Christ is God. “Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I am … Continue reading

The Destruction of Jerusalem: 586 BCE or 607 BCE?

Jehovah’s Witnesses teach the destruction of Jerusalem took place in 607 B.C.E. when they believe the beginning of the end days began. What if it happened in 586 B.C.E.? What would that do to the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ beliefs on the end days? The following information will be dealing with the time period when the destruction … Continue reading

Do Christians Worship Three Gods?  Believe in Three Gods?

Christians are accused of things by various Religious groups which are not accurate.  Two things which Christians are accused of are:  Christians worship three Gods & Christians believe in three Gods.  However these statements are not accurate concerning what Christians believe concerning God, and they will be examined. Do Christians worship three Gods? The answer … Continue reading

Is the Trinity False? from Satan? Pagan?

Those who oppose the Trinity have assertions that the Trinity is false, from Satan, and comes from paganism.  However, if one is willing to see what the Bible teaches than these assertions will be seen to be inaccurate and mistaken. Is the Trinity false? The word false has various meanings:  “not genuine, not real, incorrect, … Continue reading

Is Jesus Really Michael the Archangel?

Jehovah’s Witnesses teach Jesus is Michael.  The Jehovah’s Witnesses Organization known as the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society currently teaches that Michael the archangel is Jesus Christ. I will provide evidence that Jesus is not Michael the archangel from the Bible, and will show that both past and present Watchtower teachings do not coincide. The … Continue reading

The Jesus of the Watchtower: firstborn? first created? a god? Michael?

Ever had a knock on the door from a Jehovah’s Witness? It is very probable that you have had an encounter with a Jehovah’s Witness but did not know what to say in response to what they had to share. Jehovah’s Witnesses go door to door sharing what they believe to be the Word of … Continue reading

What do the Jehovah’s Witnesses believe about the Trinity, Jesus and Salvation?

The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society is the religious organization that is in control of what Jehovah’s Witnesses believe and what they are to teach others. The history of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society has gone through many doctrinal changes and prophetical allusions. The founder of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society organization is … Continue reading

Watchtower Twisting – In the beginning was the Word

According to the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society Jesus is not God and therefore to say “and the Word was God” is to say Jesus is the Father, but that is a misrepresentation of what Christians believe. This information is not set out to prove the doctrine of the Trinity but rather the Deity of … Continue reading

Explaining the Trinity Doctrine in simple terms

Clearly the most misunderstood and attacked doctrine is the doctrine of the Trinity.  This information is going to be very basic and simple.  Simply put the Trinity belief is that the Bible teaches there is one eternal God revealed in three personages. Explaining the Trinity The Bible teaches that there is only one God. (Isaiah … Continue reading

What does Trinitarianism mean?

The expression Trinitarianism means one who believes in the doctrine of the Trinity.  This is a title or way of identifying those who believe in the Trinity.  Some examples:  Mormons are called Mormons because of their beliefs in the book of Mormon; Jehovah’s Witnesses have labeled themselves Jehovah’s Witnesses, because they believe the only true … Continue reading

What does the word Trinity mean?

Its a good question and the answer that you receive depends upon the person you ask.  The word Trinity is not found in the Bible, but neither is the word monotheism, theocracy, or the English word Bible. The word Trinity from the online dictionary means:  “a word not found in Scripture, but used to express … Continue reading

Mid-Acts Dispensationalism:  Which Books are for Christians, the body of Christ? of God?

There is a theology that is worth taking some time to investigate.  This theology is called Mid-Acts Dispensationalism.  What is Mid-Acts Dispensationalism?  Mid-Acts Dispensationalists follow doctrines solely upon the Apostle Paul.  Some of the major beliefs of this movement are:  The 4 Gospels, Hebrews, James, 1 & 2 Peter, 1 & 2 & 3 John … Continue reading

Mid Acts Dispensationalist Movement: What Did Paul Preach? The Gospel or the Kingdom of God?

Within the Mid Acts Dispensationalist movement there many doctrines that are not Biblical and that need to be addressed and examined by looking at what the Bible teaches.  Those within this movement believe that Paul taught a different gospel message than what the other Apostles taught.  There are two terms that need to be defined … Continue reading

Hyper-Dispensationalism and the New Covenant: Dangers, False Doctrines, Truth!

Hyper-Dispensationalism (also known as Ultra-Dispensationalism, Mid Acts Dispensationalism) is a movement that sounds Biblical, but in essence have doctrines that are false and that are dangerous to the body of Christ.  The main doctrines of Hyper-Dispensationalism concerning the New Covenant are:  The Bible is written for us but not all of it is for us, … Continue reading

Why Be Concerned With Mid Acts Dispensationalism?

Some people are not aware of the dangers of this movement, and the purpose of this information is to share why people need to be concerned with Mid Acts Dispensationalism. What do I mean by Mid Acts Dispensationalism? There are different groups that people label Mid Acts Dispensationalism and I want to make it clear … Continue reading

Kenneth Copeland’s False Teachings and False Gospel Message

Examining and Exposing Kenneth Copeland False Gospel Kenneth Copeland is a popular faith movement teacher. Many say do not attack Kenneth Copeland. I wish to say that I am not attacking at all, but I am sharing information that is needed for the body of Christ to know concerning what Kenneth Copeland Ministries teaches concerning … Continue reading

Benny Hinn’s False Teachings and False Gospel Message

Examining and Exposing Benny Hinn’s False Teachings on the Gospel Benny Hinn is known by being on TV and his crusades around the world. Is Benny Hinn a true teacher? Is Benny Hinn a false teacher? Is Benny Hinn a false prophet? Is he a true prophet? The following will be actual statements and quotes … Continue reading

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