Difficult Times and Difficult People

by Doy Moyer Predators prey on gullible people when they think they spot an opportunity. This is one of the points of II Timothy 3:1-9. The difficult times in this context, though spoken of as future, included the time in which Paul was writing (note the present tense in II Timothy 3:6). These difficult times…

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Prove What Is Acceptable

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Thessalonians 5:16-24   I.         I doubt it has escaped your notice, but there are people around us who don’t always do what is right             A.        How do you know who to trust?             B.        People claim to be Christians, but we know people can and do lie             C.        For that matter, how do I…

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My parents have become heretics. Should I cut them out of my life?

Question: My mother and father have latched onto what I consider to be a heretical theology with fervor. My father, who is the reason I am a Bible-believing Christian today, has become a Full Preterist. He is radical, aggressive, and has tried to convert everyone he knows. Both my parents believe that Satan, Hell, and…

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False Teaching and Fellowship

by Frank Jamerson Sentry Magazine, December 2000 The issue of false teaching and fellowship is not a new one. The following is approximately two pages from an eleven-page article, published in January 1975, that I commend for your consideration. “All of us must accept the fact that we have fellowship (live and work and worship with)…

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What do you think of Pat Robertson now?

Question: So what do you think of Pat Robertson’s 2007 predictions now with all this violence going on in the U.S. and the world? He may have missed the year but he didn’t miss the action! You are not to be followed! Answer: “But the prophet who speaks a word presumptuously in My name which…

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Rhetoric in the Propaganda Wars

by Terry Wane Benton It is interesting how the rhetoric used in truth vs. propaganda often turns to prejudicial phrases. Elijah was called a “troubler” in Israel, by the wicked king (I Kings 18:17). Who really was the troubler? Was it not those who grew to accept immorality and idolatry? But Ahab used the word…

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Can false teachers do miracles?

Question: Greeting, Recently I read about this topic from “Summarizing the Book of Acts – Miracles Confirm God’s Word” by Roy H. Lanier, Jr and want to ask your opinion about the material. “Many “Spirit-filled” claimers today contradict plain Bible teachings. Some of their doctrines violate the clear teachings of the Lord. God would not…

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Is Felix Manalo the last messenger of God?

Question: Good day, I am a member of the Lord’s church here in the Philippines, I have a question regarding Isaiah 46:11 and Isaiah 43:5-7. A religious group called Iglesia ni Cristo claims that their “Sugo” or messenger, Felix Manalo, from the islands mentioned in Isaiah 24:15; 59:19 and Psalms 113:1-3, which they claim the…

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Attendance is not commanded!

Question: Hello, I am a minister and teacher of Christ Jesus. A Christian brother brought to my attention your teaching about attending church and Bible study, so I could comment on it. It is on your page titled “Are you telling me I won’t make it to heaven because I have to work?” I also reviewed…

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