Kelly Powers

Kelly Powers has written 181 posts for Berean Perspective Apologetics & Evangelism Ministry

What do Mormons believe about God? Was God once a man?

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

Are Mormons Christians?

Within the last two hundred years there have been many religious sects that have arisen claiming to be of the Christian faith but are not. The Mormon Church began in 1830 through a young man named Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith claimed to be a latter day prophet whom God called to restore His Church. According … Continue reading

Watchtower Bible and Tract Society Quotes Teaching: The Deity of Jesus Christ, Jesus is the Almighty, Jesus is Alpha and Omega

The following quotes are from what the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society has taught concerning Jesus Christ in the beginning which changed through the years.  Jehovah’s Witnesses have had lots of changed doctrines or what they call “New Light” over the years, and the purpose of this information is to provide the truth concerning what … Continue reading

Jehovah’s Witnesses False Prophecies: The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society says Examine past publications

“We need to examine, not only what we personally believe, but also what is taught by any religious organization with which we may be associated.  Are its teachings in full harmony with God’s Word, or are they based on the traditions of men? If we are lovers of the truth, there is nothing to fear … Continue reading

Watchtower Bible and Tract Society says:  “No one can understand the Bible without the aid of the faithful and discreet slave’s publications!”

The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society is a religious organization which controls their members lives, actions, and thinking.  Jehovah’s Witnesses go from place to place preaching what they believe to be the truth because that is what they have been taught to believe.  In other words, Jehovah’s Witnesses cannot go against or disagree with what … Continue reading

Can you Defend the Doctrine of the Trinity? Why is this important?

In the Christian Church today the most attacked doctrine is the doctrine of the Trinity.  Within the last couple hundred years there have arisen many false prophets and teachers claiming to be of God but denying the doctrine of the Trinity.  Also, all of them have come out of Christian affiliations, claiming to be teaching … Continue reading

The Need for Sound Biblical Doctrine!

“2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction. 3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires, 4 and will … Continue reading

What is the Trinity Doctrine? Is The Trinity Biblical? What does the Bible teach?

There are many people who are misinformed on what the doctrine of the Trinity is. There are people and movements that teach the Trinity Doctrine is false and against what the Bible teaches.  The Trinity Doctrine is true and based upon what the Bible teaches, and the purpose of this information is to give a … Continue reading

The Need for Apologetics in the Church!

“but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence.” (1 Peter 3:15 NASB) The need for apologetics in the Church today is great.  The question is asked, “What … Continue reading

What is Apologetics? What does Apologetics mean?

  Many people ask, “What does Apologetics mean?” The Greek word for Apologetics is “Apologia” which means: “verbal defense, speech in defense a reasoned statement or argument”, according to the Strong’s Greek Dictionary. Apologetics gets its attention from Peter’s first epistle, which states: “…but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to … Continue reading

Can Christians Lose Their Salvation?  A Biblical Response to Hebrews 6:4-6

Can Christians lose their salvation? Many teach Christians can lose their salvation, but does the Bible teach that Christians can lose their salvation? Hebrews 6 is a popular chapter in which those who believe a Christian can lose their salvation use for their support, but Hebrews 6 in reality teaches the very opposite in which … Continue reading

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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