Elizabeth Prata fills us in on some of the controversies plaguing the visible Church these past 3 months. The controversies has many in the Christian community ringing their hands in dismay, including Elizabeth. So that there will be no doubt as to what’s been going on, she includes video clips of Todd Friel and Alistair […]
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10 ways to identify false teaching
In March we linked to Rick Becker’s “8 reasons believers shouldn’t remain in a church” and in April “10 invalid arguments in defense of false teachers.” So now Becker offers his view of the 10 ways to identity false teaching. In #5, False teaching Misinterpret the kingdom of God, he reminds us: Jesus said that His kingdom is […]
Come Out From Them and Be Separate
Here’s Mike Riccardi’s latest installment of a series he’s writing on those “whom the faithful Christian minister may legitimately partner with in ministry,” a series we highly recommend. In this installment he urges Bible believers not to unite in ministry with the world, “even that part of the world that goes to church and calls […]
Discernment: What’s Love Got to Do with It?
Spiritual discernment (wisdom) comes from knowing Jesus Christ. Those who have spiritual discernment have a heart for God, a biblical worldview that comes from reading God’s Word, and a love for Truth. Those who are spiritually discerning have no trouble recognizing false doctrine and those who teach it. Those who are spiritually discerning know exactly what […]
Idols in the Temple of God
Mike Riccardi’s latest installment of a piece we recently posted entitled Idolatry, Demons, and Ecumenism is over at The Cripplegate. Discover how believers are considered “unequal” to unbelievers. Riccardi points out that all false religions are demonic; thus, all other religions, including Roman Catholicism, are incompatible with Christianity. He writes: A long time ago, in a land […]
Idolatry, Demons, and Ecumenism
“Every false religion in the world is not just wrong. It is demonic. It is energized and powered by the kingdom of darkness that is ruled by Satan himself,” says Mike Riccardi. He goes on to say “There is absolutely no fellowship or spiritual partnership between the people of God and the people of this […]
Reformation 500: Can Roman Catholicism be Considered Christianity?
Eric Davis of The Cripplegate looks at ten doctrines which render Rome outside of Christ. After reading his exposé you’ll understand the reasons Protestants believe that the RCC stands in stark opposition to biblical Christianity, thus it is apostate. Sadly, a vast number of Roman Catholics cannot be considered authentic Christians. In other words, Catholics aren’t born again […]
Frequently Abused Verses: Does God Condemn Debate?
Jeremiah Johnson of Grace to You asks: Should we or shouldn’t we debate our doctrinal differences? Many believers argue that our focus should be on what we agree on, and that we must set aside anything we disagree on. So does that mean we should ignore our differences with those who teach universalism? What about […]
How Jesus Called Out False Teachers and Deadly Doctrine
What did the Lord Jesus do to expose the deadly doctrine and unrighteous actions of the false teachers of His day? Well, for one thing, He exposed their error publicly and then taught them the truth! What are God’s people to do about all the deadly doctrines the Church visible is awash in? We’re to “contend […]
False Teachers and Deadly Doctrines
Blogger, author and book reviewer Tim Challies has a new series: Deadly Doctrines. In his first installment he defines what doctrine is and has a helpful table. He reminds us that: The Christian’s responsibility is clear: We are to learn God’s truth by searching God’s Word. We must carefully evaluate every teaching according to God’s […]