Religious Movements

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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

Church of Scientology a Cult? Former Scientologist Leah Remini Comes Out on A&E TV

I don’t know much about Leah Remini’s life in general but from what I have seen recently on the A&E television series called Scientology and the Aftermath, it has shown me a lot about her genuine concern for those hurting and her wanting to inform people truthfully in regards to the Church of Scientology religion. The Church of Scientology religion which was founded by L. Ron Hubbard 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

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

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

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 … 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 live with … Continue reading

Chuck Smith died (dead) at age 86, founder of the Calvary Chapel Movement

Chuck Smith, founder of the Calvary Chapel movement which began some 58 years ago in 1965 in Costa Mesa, California has died and went to be with the Lord Jesus today at the age of 86.  Chuck Smith, known for having a “come as you are” approach to ministry and evangelism began with sharing the … 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

Trinity Doctrine vs Oneness Pentecostalism Doctrine – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to the Berean Perspective Podcast hosted by Kelly Powers.  In this audio podcast we will be examining the Trinity Doctrine vs the Oneness Pentecostalism Doctrine on the nature of God and the gospel message for salvation.  There are many people today who oppose the Trinity Doctrine and claim that the Bible teaches against it. … 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

How to Witness to Muslims and talk to Calvinists on Limited Atonement – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to another Berean Perspective Audio Podcast.  Today we will be discussing how to witness to Muslims, and how to interact with Calvinists on the doctrine of Limited Atonement, both in reference to salvation message in Christ Jesus.  Over the years I have had many discussions with various religious people, Christian and non Christian, and … Continue reading

How to Witness to the Jehovah’s Witnesses on Jesus and the Trinity Doctrine – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to another Berean Perspective Audio Podcast.  Today’s focus is on how to Witness to the Jehovah’s Witnesses, and addressing what the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society has taught concerning Jesus and the doctrine of the Trinity.  The Jehovah’s Witnesses are one of the most dedicated groups when it comes to reading the Bible, sharing … Continue reading

Peter’s Gospel of Grace vs Mid Acts Dispensationalism – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to another Berean Perspective Audio Podcast.  In today’s discussion we will be looking a bit closer at Mid Acts Dispensationalism and the Epistles of Peter, and what Peter taught concerning the gospel of grace – heaven – the prophets – and the recipients of Peter and Paul.  Does the Epistles of Peter teach what … Continue reading

Taking a Stand for the Trinity Doctrine – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to another Berean Perspective Audio Podcast.   For over 2000 years the Trinity Doctrine has been attacked, falsely slandered, and twisted by many religious sects and counterfeit cults.  The early church dealt with false sects like Gnosticis, Ebionites, Judaizers, Stoics, and others.  In the last few hundred years we have seen the rise of … Continue reading

Witnessing to Cults and non Christians, and Door Step Evangelism – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to another Berean Perspective Audio Podcast.  Today’s audio podcast focuses on Witnessing to those in Cults and non Christians.  The late Dr. Walter Martin (the original Bible Answer Man) said on a number of occasions, “Are we willing to do for the truth what the Cults do everyday for a lie?”  This is a … Continue reading

Catholics Come Home p2 Faith Alone vs Faith Plus Works – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to part 2 of our response to Catholics Come Home website concerning the topic of Faith Alone for Salvation vs. Faith Plus Works for Salvation.  In todays’ Berean Perspective Podcast we focus on the specific verses cited from Catholics Come Home website in regards to one doing works for salvation.  In our last podcast we … Continue reading

Talking with Roman Catholics, Extreme Calvinists, Legalists, and Mormons – What is the true Gospel message?

I have had a lot of discussions with people lately whom believe that their version of the gospel is the true one, and in short all others are false gospels. To be more specific I have talked with people involved within Roman Catholicism, Mormonism, legalists, and with those whom hold to the more extreme views … Continue reading

Catholics Come Home P1 Salvation by Faith Alone or Faith Plus Works – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to another Berean Perspective Audio Podcast.  We are starting a new series on a very important topic, Roman Catholicism.  Lately there has been a huge media marketing push with television (tv) commercials and banners promoting the phrase, Catholics Come Home, attempting to bring Roman Catholics back to their church and to convert Protestants.  Thus, … Continue reading

Twisted Scriptures part 1 Was John an anti-Christ, Is Isaiah 53 is about Mary & Liberalism vs Sound Doctrine – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to today’s Berean Perspective Podcast.  In this episode we examine a few conservations that I have had recently that I believe fits what I call “Twisted Scriptures”.  One discussion was about John the apostle being accused of being an anti-Christ and false teacher;  another discussion was a person claiming that the emphasis of Isaiah … Continue reading

Joel Osteen believes Mormons are Christians? The Billy Graham Association’s site takes down an article stating Mormonism is a cult? – The Berean Perspective

Today’s Berean Perspective audio podcast answers the question, are Mormons Christians?  Are Mormons our brothers and sisters in Christ?   Recently we found out that Joel Osteen, along with the Billy Graham Association seem to believe that Mormons are Christians, which is not accurate.  In today’s world Christianity is facing many challenges concerning genuine faith and … Continue reading

Jesus is God, Jesus is God’s Word to Mankind, Jehovah’s Witnesses Twist the Scriptures, Mid Acts Dispensationalism Deception – Berean Perspective Podcast

Welcome to another Berean Perspective Podcast.  Today’s audio podcast  highlights a couple people whom have shared their thoughts with us concerning Mid Acts Dispensationalism, and theTrinity Doctrine and Jehovah’s Witnesses.  The main discussion focused on God’s Word to Mankind, that being Jesus Christ whom was the LORD come in the flesh.  (Gospel of John chapter … 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: 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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Examining the Doctrine of Limited Atonement – Is Limited Atonement true or false? What does the Bible teach? For Whom did Jesus die for?

The doctrine of Limited Atonement is a dividing issue within the body of Christ and the purpose of this information is to give a biblical response to the doctrine of Limited Atonement.  The doctrine of Limited Atonement comes from the five points of Calvinism (5 points of Calvinism) known as the TULIP.  The doctrine of … Continue reading

Examining the Doctrine of Unconditional Election and Predestination – Is it true or false? What does the Bible teach? Official quotes from John Calvin and Canons of Dordt

Have you ever heard of the doctrine of Unconditional Election? Have you ever heard of the doctrine of Predestination? You will not find the doctrine of  Unconditional Election in the Bible, however you will find the doctrine of Predestination.  The doctrine of Unconditional Election comes from the doctrines of Calvinism known as the “TULIP.” The … Continue reading

Examining the Doctrine of Total Depravity – is Total Depravity true or false? What does the Bible teach? Quotes from John Calvin and Canons of Dordt on TULIP, Free Will, No Free Will

Examining the doctrine of “Total Depravity” in Calvinism Total Depravity is a doctrine that stems from the TULIP.  The TULIP is also called the 5 points of Calvinism.  The TULIP stands for Total Depravity, Unconditional Election, Limited Atonement, Irresistible Grace, and Perseverance of the saints. Total Depravity teaches man has no free will to choose … Continue reading

Email Response to Questions about Calvinists Concerning Genesis 50:19-20 & Isaiah 10

The following is information shared for those who may have similar questions concerning these Scriptures and may of even had some Calvinists share these attempting to prove their eisegetical traditions.  However, when examined Biblically and logically it is clear the Calvinist position falls short very fast.  You said:  Hi Kelly. I’ve listened to all of … Continue reading

Born Again in Calvinism: A Biblical Response to their Misrepresentation

What does the term “born again” mean in the theology of Calvinism?  According to Calvinism being “born again” means that a person is first “made alive or are regenerated” by the Spirit of God “in order” for them to be able to believe and follow Jesus Christ.  Does the Bible teach a person “must” first … Continue reading

Prophecy of 1975 proving the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society a False Prophet

The Watchtower claims to be a modern day prophet of God.  Jehovah’s Witnesses have set false prophecies of 1914, 1918, 1925, and here 1975. Armageddon was predicted to happen before the end of 1975 by Jehovah’s Witnesses, Armageddon did not happen in 1975, therefore the Watchtower is a false prophet. Below are quotes the false … Continue reading

Examining Calvinism: There is None Righteous

An examination of Scripture on Calvinism concerning “there is none righteous” in response to what Calvinists insist on teaching from Romans 3:10.  Many Calvinists who insist that man is dead in their sins, evil from the sin inherited and many other things state that there is none righteous.  I will say this and make it … Continue reading

Examining Calvinism:  “None Good, No one is Good”

An Examination of Scripture on Calvinism concerning none good, no one is good will be for the purpose of showing what the Bible teaches on this matter, and giving a Biblical response to the misunderstanding of Romans 3:10-18.  Calvinism teaches that man has no choice or free will to seek after God, therefore since man … Continue reading

Examining Scripture concerning Calvinism on “None Seek God”

This information will be an examination of Scripture concerning Calvinism on the topic of “none seek God”, and giving a Biblical answer to this misunderstanding.  There are many today who are seeking for God and have not come to know Him yet.  There are millions (if not billions) around the world “right now” seeking after … Continue reading

None Seek God?  How Does One Come to Christ? A look at Romans 3:10-18

I was asked “how do they seek God if the Scripture says “none seek God?” (from Romans 3:10-18) Romans 3:10-12 is a quote from Psalms 14:1-3:  “1 The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; There is no one who does good.   2 … Continue reading

What is wrong with the teachings of Calvinism? Why respond to Calvinism?

Calvinism is a doctrine that came from the reformation, mainly through John Calvin.  What is wrong with the teachings of Calvinism? Why respond to Calvinism?  The purpose of responding to this doctrinal position (that many Christians have taken) is to show that this is not a true doctrine taught in the Bible.  For those who … Continue reading

What does the Bible teach about Calvinism and Arminianism?

This is a response to Calvinism, Arminianism and what the Bible truly teaches.  Calvinism and Arminianism for years has been a controversy within Christianity, and I do not claim to be the greatest scholar on this but I will say that I do believe there are clear Biblical answers to these views.  The purpose for … Continue reading

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 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

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

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

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