Q&A-05- Questions & Answers Series #5

The Bible says “I'm not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the
power of God unto salvation,” Romans 1:16.
We welcome you today to our study of the word of God. In today's
lesson, we're thinking about Bible questions and answers. We're continuing
with our Bible question and answer series.

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Q&A-04- Questions & Answers Series #4

We welcome you today to our Bible questions and answers series.
We have some really good questions that we're going to look to the word of
God for answer to. I suspect that maybe even you have thought about
some of these questions and are wondering- what does the Bible say on
this subject?

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Q&A-03- Questions & Answers Series #3

We welcome you today to our Bible question and answer series. This
is our third installment in this series of Bible questions and answers, and
we have some really good questions that we're excited about looking to the
word of God for the answer. I bet that you’ve had some of these questions
even in your own mind. We're going to let God's word answer these
questions.

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Q&A-02- Questions & Answers Series #2

In Romans 4:3 a great question is asked, “What does the Scripture
say?”
Welcome to our Bible questions and answers series. This is a second
lesson in our Bible questions and answers series, and we're so glad that
you've joined us for this exciting study. We've got some really good
questions that have been asked by users of our website or those who listen
to our program, and we're going to give a Bible answer to those questions
today. Some of these questions you've even thought about yourself, and so
we hope you'll stay tuned as we're going to look to God's word that has the
answer to all questions.

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Q&A-01- Questions & Answers Series #1

In Jeremiah 37:17 the question was asked, “Is there any word from
the Lord?”
We welcome you today to our new series of lessons entitled ‘Bible
Questions and Answers.’
Occasionally people submit questions for us through our website or
email, and we want to answer those questions. Many of these are very
good questions, questions that I suspect many of us have wondered about
in the past. We hope you'll stay tuned as we're going to look to the Bible for
the answer to these wonderful questions today.

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Q&A-00 - Questions & Answers (Collection)

Old Testament illustrations on how to live today and scriptures written about Jesus long before He was born.

 

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ADD-00 - Answering Denominational Doctrine (Collection)

Thorough explanations of the differences between the church we read about in the Bible and modern man-made religious organizations.

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ADD-01 - Once Saved Always Saved

The Scripture tells us to “contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints” (Jude 3). Welcome to our study titled “Answering Denominational Doctrines.” In this series of lessons we are going to note various doctrines that are promoted by denominational teachers and denominations themselves. We are going to look at what they say, and compare it with the Scriptures so that we can help people see the truth of God.

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ADD-02 - Faith Alone Will Never Save

The Scripture says, “Have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather ex- pose them” (Eph. 5:11). Welcome to our series of lessons titled “Answering Denomination- al Doctrines.” In this lesson we will be looking at the doctrine of “salvation by faith alone.” Is faith by itself all that a person has to have to be saved? Are we saved at the point that we mentally accept and recognize Jesus as the Son of God and Savior of the world? Multiplied millions of people believe this idea. They believe that at the point of belief alone, a person is saved. Is that what the Bible teaches?

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ADD-03 - The Community Church

The Scripture says, “But the truth and sell it not” (Prov. 23:23). There is a high premium
placed on the truth of God in the Scriptures because of its power to make us free from sin
(Jn. 8:32). No matter what the cost is to us, we must make sure that we have the truth, and
that we are living by it. In this series of lessons we have been looking at various doctrines
of men, and comparing those with the Word of God. Today we are going to look at
the errors of the community church movement. Is this movement something that God has
authorized? Is it something that glorifies God? What is the community church movement?
In a nutshell, the community church movement is not about bringing men up to God’s standards
(“If you are raised in Christ, seek those things that are above”; Col. 3:1). Rather,
the community church movement is about bringing God down to man’s standard. It is all
about popularity, the desires of the populace, and how to make that happen. This movement
began with Bill Hybels, who sent out a survey asking, “Why are people in our community
not going to church? Why don’t you and your family go to church?” The top four responses
he received were as follows:

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ADD-04 - Mormon Doctrine Examined

“And because my word shall hiss forth, many of the Gentiles shall say, ‘A Bible, a Bible!
We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible’ ” (Book of Mormon, 2 Nephi
29:3). The Book of Mormon claims to be a companion of the New Testament. It claims to

teach that which the Bible teaches, and to coincide with the doctrine found in the New Tes-
tament. Yet, as the passage I just read suggests, the Book of Mormon often mocks the

Bible, mocks God, and is in direct opposition to the teaching of Christianity.

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ADD-05 - Catholicism

In this series of lessons, we are examining the doctrines of prominent denominations compared to the Word of God in order to see if they line up. Today we will be looking at Catholic doctrine. Is the Catholic Church the church about which we read in the New Testament? Does the Catholic Church have the right to give or take away salvation? Are the papacy, worship of Mary,

and other things of a similar nature what God wants in the New Testament? Can a person

take the New Testament, and the end result be the Catholic Church? Absolutely not!

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ADD-06 - Jehovah's Witnesses

Jesus said, “You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (Jn. 8:32). Welcome to our study of Answering Denominational Doctrines. Today we will be examining the doctrines of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religion to see if they are true to the Word of God.

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ADD-07 - Seventh Day Adventists

“In that He says, ‘a new covenant,’ He has made the first obsolete. Now what is becoming obsolete is growing old and is ready to vanish away” (Heb. 8:13). Welcome to our study on Answering Denominational Doctrines. In this lesson we will be examining Seventh Day Adventist doctrine.

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ADD-08 - Methodist Doctrine

“You see then that a man is justified by works, and not by faith only” (Jas. 2:24). Welcome to our study of Answering Denominational Doctrines. In this series of lessons we have been upholding the Word of God as “all truth” (Ps. 119:160), and as God’s inspired revelation on all matters (2 Pet. 1:3). In view of that, we have been examining the doctrines and teachings of men and groups to see if what those men or groups say is in accordance with the teaching of the New Testament.

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ADD-09 - The Cowboy Church

Jesus prayed that “they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me“ (Jn. 17:21). Welcome to our study of answering denominational doctrines. In this series of lessons we are taking various doctrines and teachings of religious groups in the world today, and we are examining them under the scrutiny of God’s Word to see if they are true, and to see if they will help a person, or hinder him from going to Heaven. Today we will be examining the Cowboy Church and its various doctrines.

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ADD-10 - The Episcopal Church

“There are many members, yet one body” (1 Cor. 12:20). Welcome to our study on answering denominational doctrines. Our desire in this series is to look at the various backgrounds and teachings of religious groups that exist today in order to examine them based on the Scriptures. Are any of those groups the church about which we read in the New Testament?
Do their doctrines conform to the teachings and doctrines of our Lord and Savior, Jesus
Christ?
In today’s lesson we will be examining the doctrines of the Episcopal denomination.

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ADD-11 - The Pentecostal Church

Jesus said, “I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it” (Mt. 16:18). Welcome to our study on answering denominational doctrines. In this series of lessons we are taking the Scriptures and examining the doctrines of various religious groups for the purpose of seeing if they follow and hold up to the teaching of the Bible. As we examine these, we want to specifically look at their integrity. We want to see if they are holding true to the teaching of Christ. And we want to see if, in their origin and design, they are the church about which we read in the New Testament. It is possible to know if any of these denominations is the church of the New Testament because in the New Testament we find the pattern for God’s church.
Today we are discussing the Pentecostal religion.

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ADD-12 - The Presbyterian Church

“Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him” (Col. 3:17). Welcome to our study of answering denominational doctrines. In this series of lessons, we have been examining the doctrines of various religious groups under the scrutiny of Scripture. Does the design of these doctrines add up to the design that we see in the church in the New Testament? Are the doctrines of those denominations in accord with the doctrine of Christ as found in the New Testament? And should we be a part of any of these religious groups?
Today we will be examining the Presbyterian Church to see if its doctrines and teachings
are in accord with the New Testament. Today we are discussing the Pentecostal religion.

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ADD-13 - Baptist Denomination (Part 1)

Jesus said, “I will build my church,” Matthew 16:18.
Welcome to our study of answering denominational doctrine. The
Bible tells us that we are to contend earnestly for the faith, Jude verse

three. The Scripture tells us that we are not to divide in the name of Christ-
then that denominationalism is against the will of God, 1 Corinthians

1:10-13. As a child of God we must expose the unfruitful works of darkness
and not have fellowship with them, Ephesians 5:11.

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