Salvation

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Berean Perspective Fellowship Bible Study & Discipleship Sunday Nights

This will be a weekly fellowship Bible study and discipleship for Christians and those seeking on Sunday’s at 7:30pm Pacific Time. Interested? This is like an online church fellowship of believers in Christ, born again Christians, the body of Christ coming together to learn and grow together in what God’s Word the Bible teaches. Share … Continue reading

How to be a Christian in Today’s World with Schools, Media, and Religions that Attack Christianity

How can I be a Christian when professors in colleges, students in schools, media, work, family, friends, and different false religions and Cults attack Christianity? There are many people, college professors, media, movie actors, musicians, students in schools, false world religions, cults, atheists, and others who attack the Bible claiming it is full of contradictions, … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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