Category Archives: Is exposing false teachers slander?

The forgotten verse of 1 Corinthians 11:19 about heresies and the crucial gift of discernment

http://www.bibletruths.net/archives/BTARO96.htm There are so many verses in the Bible that are over-preached and then many which are conveniently ignored by modern-day teachers who preach unity at any cost.  Yes, unity is a good thing, but to have true, Godly unity…it must … Continue reading

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NEW: ‘Beware of Bethel’ by Bill Randles: A Brief Summary of Bill Johnson’s Unbiblical Teachings

This ministry and many others believe that Bill Johnson has led multitudes away from the sound doctrine of the Bible with his anti-Christian teachings and twisted scriptures which are not rightly divided (2 Timothy 2:15).  In early Christianity, this was … Continue reading

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What has been your experience with Calvary Chapel in Henderson, Green Valley, Las Vegas or elsewhere? Why are so many Christians asking the question, ‘Is Calvary Chapel a cult?”

https://lasvegasapologetics.wordpress.com/2016/04/24/alert-new-video-by-pastor-christopher-lawson-on-the-observations-of-calvary-chapel/ Have you attended a Calvary Chapel and noticed any false teaching, practices or mentalities?  If so, would you please prayerfully consider posting your testimony on the end of this post in the comments section?  You can choose any name … Continue reading

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Discernment Detractors: Calling Good Evil by Warren Smith

Originally posted on Which Jesus Do You Follow?:
This is basically a list of accusations from those who want to cling to false teachings and vain worldly philosophies as a way to avoid the light of the truth and sear…

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Perplexing Questions

Originally posted on CrossWise:
As part of the statistics gathered by WordPress, viewable by individual bloggers on their stats page, are “SEARCH ENGINE TERMS”.  These are the words/phrases placed into various search engines that bring individuals to WordPress sites.  Following are…

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Did the pharisees get rebuked because they obeyed Christ’s teaching or because they disregarded it? Obedience vs. legalism in churches today

“But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” (Titus 2:1) Mark 7 is just one of those chapters in the Bible that is simply fascinating.  Jesus was (and is) so witty how He knew just what to say … Continue reading

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Is it Christ-like to put pastors and teachers to the test? How does Jesus feel about discernment? A look at a letter to the Church of Ephesus…

Jesus commends Christians who are discerning.  Here is what He says: Letter to the Church of Ephesus (Revelation 2)  1Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right … Continue reading

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Since when is it slander to reveal or speak out against slander?

Imagine this scenario: You see sin in the church from leaders.  You make a loving confrontation in obedience to God (Galatians 6:1; James 5:19).  Suddenly, your pastor who you love and have known for years calls you into a meeting … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit wants us to be sober-minded not drunk: What I saw at the ‘Holy Spirit Conference’ at the International Church of Las Vegas

http://bethelsozo.blogspot.com/2013/04/new-bethel-sozo-research-post-holy.html Here is a great post about drunkenness/loss of control vs. the fruit of the Spirit/self-control.  When I attended the Holy Spirit Conference at International Church of Las Vegas many years ago, I saw a speaker named Stacey Campbell shake … Continue reading

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‘San Francisco City Impact’ conference outreach at Warfield Theatre LVAE was saddened to see that Francis Chan (a favorite author) has joined hands with those out of Bethel Church in Redding, California for an upcoming conference on August 17th, 2013. … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit Conference 2013 at International Church of Las Vegas (Paul Goulet): Please read!

Friends, The following is simply the truth and some photos found on public display on the internet.  If you know anyone planning on attending the Holy Spirit Conference (International Church of Las Vegas; Pastor Paul Goulet) in April of 2013, … Continue reading

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International Church of Las Vegas (ICLV) promotes and welcomes John Bevere in spring 2013: Concerns and questions amid controversy over self-help book ‘The Secret’

ICLV’s acceptance and promotion of John Bevere has raised a red flag for Las Vegas Apologetics.  There is an ongoing, public debate regarding Bevere’s teachings from his books. Keep in mind! This is the same John Bevere who is seen … Continue reading

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“Web Based Comments Concern a Matter of Public Interest”

Originally posted on Who Would Jesus Sue?:
The preliminary ruling for Grenier & Grenier v. Taylor & Grenier is now public, and it is so far a triumph for the rights of bloggers and abuse survivors everywhere. While there is still…

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Calvary Chapel, Chuck Smith, The Moses Model: Let the Little Dogs Bark!

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Freedom of Speech: Tactics Spiritual Abusers Use to Silence Bloggers and Help for Bloggers

Freedom of Speech! “And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till … Continue reading

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Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel teaching on the ‘blessed hope’ debunked: Smith’s teachings contrary to apostles and early church writers. A comparison to sound Bible doctrine…

Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel teaching on the ‘blessed hope’ debunked: Smith’s teachings contrary to apostles and early church writers. A comparison to sound Bible doctrine… by Anne Heers “They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people … Continue reading

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‘Speaking the Truth in Love’ by Mark G. Judy

It is becoming sadly apparent that there is a grave misunderstanding of what “speaking the truth in love” means. Some think it means that they must “feel good” about your message. Or, that it means there is a warm fuzzy vibe … Continue reading

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Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel Teaching on the ‘Blessed Hope’ Debunked: Smith’s Teachings Contrary to Apostles and Early Church Writers. A Comparison to Sound Bible Doctrine…

Check out this article on the Christian Post: Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel teaching on the ‘blessed hope’ debunked: Smith’s teachings contrary to apostles and early church writers. A comparison to sound Bible doctrine… 

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Peculiar Teaching from Brannon Howse of Worldview Weekend: Prophecy was not Predicting Future Until the ‘Medieval Times’ (False)

[Above screen photos are from January 9, 2012] “Do not treat prophecies with contempt.” (1 Thessalonians 5:20) Is this good “doctrinal fruit” from Brannon Howse?  Las Vegas Apologetics witnessed an interesting, public Facebook teaching on Brannon’s site which was taught … Continue reading

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Calvary Pastor/Missionary to never return to Calvary again due to Moses Model and other corruption…

Greetings! Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay in my correspondence. A number of things have transpired since I last wrote, many good things of course, and some very difficult things too.  The difficult things have very much slowed … Continue reading

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True and False Division

TRUE AND FALSE DIVISION  “How many times have you heard that somebody was “causing division in the church?” Well, maybe they were supposed to! After all, there are two things that cause division according to the Bible: truth and error. … Continue reading

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The truth about bitterness: A look at bitterness through scripture glasses; bitterness comes from the lie/sin, not the truth/correction. Is bitterness always the result of unforgiveness? The ploy of the false prophets…

Put on your scripture glasses. Was the Apostle John committing the ‘sin of bitterness’ when he exposed the evil deeds of Diotrophes? Was he being too judgmental? “I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence … Continue reading

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The Code of Silence in the Assembly

Code of Silence Please click on the above link. Make sure your church does not have a “Code of Silence”. If it does, you are at an unbiblical church.

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Dangers of the Accomodating Gospel: antinomian gospel, watered-down gospel in the churches, ‘another Jesus’

Dangers of the Accomodating Gospel, by David Wilkerson Paul’s Warning Paul warned of the coming of another gospel and another Jesus (2 Corinthians 11:4). He warned the church that it’s really not another gospel but a perversion of the true … Continue reading

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Cults: Is Calvary Chapel a cult? Is the Moses Model doctrine unbiblical?

Is Calvary Chapel a cult?  I am not saying it is or isn’t, but let’s explore the signs and evidence.  Most people view Calvary Chapels as a place where they can go to listen to sound, Biblical teaching. But what … Continue reading

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A message of strengthening for the true, persecuted servants of God.

“How much worse punishment, do you think, will be deserved by the one who has spurned the Son of God, and has profaned the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has outraged the Spirit of grace?” … Continue reading

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Matthew 7: Beware the poisonous vipers. False prophets vs. true prophets; how to tell the difference. What is ‘fruit’? You will know them by their fruit?

I say this out of love, to warn Christians and unbelievers as well. If I kept quiet, it would be hatred, not love. Please open your Bibles and read Jeremiah 23, Matthew 7 and 2 Corinthians 11. In this article, … Continue reading

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