Day: March 17, 2021

The Serious Sin of Slander

What is Slander? “Words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another; to charge falsely or with malicious intent; to attack the good name and reputation of someone; an abusive attack on a person’s character or good name.” Note: Typical slanderous statements start with “I feel,” “it seems to me,” “some people feel,” “there seems …

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Gospel of John

As you read each chapter of the gospel, write down the answers to these questions. They are designed to help you think practically about the Bible and make it come alive for you. Day 1-Chapter 1  Verses 1-4 Who was with God in the beginning? Verse 5 Make a list of the parts of your …

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Refuting The Mormons

Intro: Joseph Smith was born in 1805 in Vermont and shortly after moved with his family to New York when he was a boy. As a teen he supposedly was looking for the right church to join when he got a vision from God (several visions). He distinctly saw an Angel named “Maroni” who told …

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Refuting Jehovah’s Witnesses

JW Claim: The Holy Spirit is simply Gods active force not a person. THE BIBLE SAYS- The spirit has the attributes and activities of a person. Mathew 12:31-32, John 14:26, Acts 5:3, Acts 7:51, Acts 13:2, Romans 8:14, 26-27; 2 Corinthians 13:14; Ephesians 4:30; 1 Timothy 4:1 JW Claim: The concept of the trinity is confusing …

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Prophecy – Fulfilled

Prophecy (Forty-Four That Jesus Christ Fulfilled)  The books of the Old Testament contain many passages about the Messiah—all prophecies Jesus Christ fulfilled.  For instance, the crucifixion of Jesus was foretold in Psalm 22:16-18 approximately 1,000 years before Christ was born, long before this method of execution was even practiced.  Some Bible scholars suggest there are …

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Pentecostalism

“The Spirit is thrilling, but the church is weak” – another over-reaction. Introduction Many world religions have a devotional & mystical strand where the worshipper’s devotion involves the emotions to a great extent, even to the point of ecstasy.  The worship becomes very experientially-oriented. This type of worship involves such practices as ecstatic speech, trance-like …

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