Passages in the Gospels Related to Salvation by Grace Alone through Faith Alone

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Every single one of the groups discussed in this book is different from Christianity in that they teach that individuals have to do something in order to earn their salvation. They have to work alongside of Jesus, as if he is co-Savior. Below are several passages in the gospels that teach that salvation is by […]

Every single one of the groups discussed in this book is different from Christianity in that they teach that individuals have to do something in order to earn their salvation. They have to work alongside of Jesus, as if he is co-Savior. Below are several passages in the gospels that teach that salvation is by […]

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Mind Control and Seventh Day Adventism

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Mind Control and the Seventh Day Adventist Church: Below are some statements made regarding mind control practices used within the Seventh Day Adventist church: “When I was in 5th grade at Fresno Adventist Academy our teacher told our class that SDA’s should be totally identifiable when in public by anyone looking at them. The body […]

Mind Control and the Seventh Day Adventist Church: Below are some statements made regarding mind control practices used within the Seventh Day Adventist church: “When I was in 5th grade at Fresno Adventist Academy our teacher told our class that SDA’s should be totally identifiable when in public by anyone looking at them. The body […]

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Great Commission Churches (GCC, GCI)

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I had never heard of Great Commission Churches until a student of mine called my attention to her previous experience in this group as part of her assignments for the Understanding the Cults class I was teaching for Bethel Seminary San Diego. Origins The Great Commission Association of Churches (GCAC), formerly Great Commission International (GCI), […]

I had never heard of Great Commission Churches until a student of mine called my attention to her previous experience in this group as part of her assignments for the Understanding the Cults class I was teaching for Bethel Seminary San Diego. Origins The Great Commission Association of Churches (GCAC), formerly Great Commission International (GCI), […]

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United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI; Oneness Pentecostals)

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History There are around five million Oneness Pentecostal type churches. The largest of them is the United Pentecostal Church International, with somewhere around 28,000 churches worldwide. United Pentecostal Church International, comes from the Assembly of God movement. Sometime around the early 1900s, several of the Assembly of God pastors started holding to a belief that […]

History There are around five million Oneness Pentecostal type churches. The largest of them is the United Pentecostal Church International, with somewhere around 28,000 churches worldwide. United Pentecostal Church International, comes from the Assembly of God movement. Sometime around the early 1900s, several of the Assembly of God pastors started holding to a belief that […]

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New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) – Podcast, Youtube, Book

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NAR podcast In this chapter, we’re going to be discussing the New Apostolic Reformation. Much of the information from this chapter comes from two books authored by R. Douglas Geivett and Holly Pivec. God’s Super-Apostles: Encountering the Worldwide Prophets and Apostles Movement, as well as A New Apostolic Reformation?: A Biblical Response to a Worldwide […]

NAR podcast In this chapter, we’re going to be discussing the New Apostolic Reformation. Much of the information from this chapter comes from two books authored by R. Douglas Geivett and Holly Pivec. God’s Super-Apostles: Encountering the Worldwide Prophets and Apostles Movement, as well as A New Apostolic Reformation?: A Biblical Response to a Worldwide […]

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The Trinity as Taught in the Four Gospels

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Trinity This subject is going to come up when talking with most of these groups. We need to be able to articulate, from the Bible, why we believe in the Trinity. We will discuss this topic more in depth in Tactic #5 – Explaining the Trinity Fact #1 – One God And this is life […]

Trinity This subject is going to come up when talking with most of these groups. We need to be able to articulate, from the Bible, why we believe in the Trinity. We will discuss this topic more in depth in Tactic #5 – Explaining the Trinity Fact #1 – One God And this is life […]

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Why Should I Trust the Bible? part 5 (podcast/Youtube – 15:00)

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Start Play Hour 3 of the “Reaching Out to Your Mormon Neighbor” seminar Why Should I Trust the Bible?, part 5 LDS claim that plain and precious truths were removed from the New Testament and that the Bible is the Word of God as far as it is translated correctly. How do we respond to […]

Start Play Hour 3 of the “Reaching Out to Your Mormon Neighbor” seminar Why Should I Trust the Bible?, part 5 LDS claim that plain and precious truths were removed from the New Testament and that the Bible is the Word of God as far as it is translated correctly. How do we respond to […]

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You Might Be a Cult If …

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I took some time with Section 2 – What is a cult? from my upcoming book “Sharing Jesus with the Cults” in order to give a more helpful tool to help decipher how we should categorize different groups. Are they a cult? Are they Christians teaching false doctrine? Are they Christians with some quirky doctrines […]

I took some time with Section 2 – What is a cult? from my upcoming book “Sharing Jesus with the Cults” in order to give a more helpful tool to help decipher how we should categorize different groups. Are they a cult? Are they Christians teaching false doctrine? Are they Christians with some quirky doctrines […]

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