What’s Wrong With The Sinner’s Prayer?
“And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.” – Luke 18:13″
There’s nothing wrong with the ABOVE prayer. No one told the man to say it. No one told him that by saying it he would receive salvation or anything from God. God had apparently already… Continue reading
Stories Preachers Tell As If They Were True
Many Christians have probably heard preachers and bible teachers tell stories like those below, comparing salvation to various kinds of things or situations, none of which are true. Most people hearing those stories don’t realize that such tales are the products of people who don’t really know how spiritually lost mankind really is.
We all have a God-shaped vacuum in us that only Jesus can… Continue reading
A Conversation With A Woman Pastor
Pastor Susie: Hi, my name is Pastor Susie.
Church Visitor: Oh really? You’re a pastor? Are you the husband of one wife?
Pastor Susie: Why do you ask such a silly question? I’m a woman and a woman can’t possibly be the husband of one wife.
Church Visitor: That’s quite correct. However, in order for anyone to be a pastor, the Bible states in 1 Timothy chapter 3 verse 2:… Continue reading
A Conversation With Reverend Billy-Bob
Reverend Billy Bob: Hi. My name is Reverend Billy Bob.
Church Visitor: Hi. My name is Joe. Why do you refer to yourself as “reverend”?
Reverend Billy Bob: Well, that’s just a title we pastors like to apply to ourselves so we get some respect and so people know we’re in charge.
Church Visitor: Oh, I see. As far as I know, in the entire Bible, the only “being” referred to as reverend is… Continue reading
Unbiblical Incorporation Of Churches
Why Obtaining Corporation Status (501c3) is Against God
The word “church” is not meant to refer to any physical building, but refers to the worldwide body of believers in Christ. The word “church” (ecclesia in Greek – called out ones) does not refer to any organization, no matter it’s name or legal status. Keep that in mind when reading this article.
It is time for Christians to wake up and turn back… Continue reading
Christ Died For The Ungodly
by Horatius Bonar
The divine testimony concerning man is, that he is a sinner. God bears witness against him, not for him; and testifies that "there is none righteous, no, not one"; that there is "none that doeth good"; none "that understandeth"; none that even seeks after God, and, still more, none that loves Him (Psa. 14:1-3; Rom. 3:10-12). God speaks of man kindly, but severely; as one yearning over a lost child, yet as one who will make no terms with sin, and will "by no means clear the guilty." <continued>