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A Biblical Response to Mormons

Witnessing to a Mormon is like trying to climb Jell-O: it's hard to get a foothold. But, if you know what Mormonism teaches then you are already well on your way. Following are basic approaches that should aid you in witnessing to a Mormon. Though none of these approaches are fool proof, they will p... Read More

A test: Do You Have The True Jesus?

There is a simple way to see if someone has the true Jesus or not. By true Jesus, I mean the one of the Bible, not the one of Mormonism who is the brother of the devil, nor the Jehovah's Witness Jesus who is Michael the Archangel, and certainly not the one of the New Age Movement who is simply a man... Read More

Does Islam teach salvation by works?

Generally speaking, there are only two methods of salvation in all the religions of the world: grace and works. Christianity is a religion of salvation by grace alone: "For by grace through faith you have been saved, not of works..." (Eph. 2:8-9). All other systems rely totally or in part on the wor... Read More

How holy is the God of Islam?

Some Muslim critics of Christianity attack the power of the Christian God by stating that he is too weak to forgive a person's sins without the shedding of blood. These critics often say that if the Christian God is so powerful, then why can't he declare a person to be forgiven without requiring a b... Read More

How just is the God of Islam?

If a person commits a sin such as murder, or theft, should that person be punished? The obvious answer is yes. But, why should he be punished? There are two primary reasons we can offer why someone who commits a sin should be punished. First, he has broken the law of God and if God does not exercise... Read More

Is the God of Chrstianity and the God of Islam the same?

No, the God of Christianity and the God of Islam are not the same. First of all, the God of Christianity is a Trinity where the God of Islam is not. The Trinity is the monotheistic teaching that God exists eternally as three distinct persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. In Islam, this ... Read More

Is the Trinity possible?

Muslims deny the Christian doctrine of the Trinity. They are so strict in their monotheism that no plurality within God can possibly exist. Many of them erringly assert that the Trinity is really a deceptive doctrine of three gods. Of course it is not, but that does not stop them from claiming it is... Read More

Islam, the religion of peace, and terrorism

"Truthfully your condeming of our faith would probably have you warned, and if you persisted, would have consequences, of which i am not sure. But there have been cases where people have been put to death for MALICIOUSLY harming the image of our noble master Muhammad, the best creation of God. But y... Read More

Jihad: holy struggle or holy war?

Among most Westerners, the term "Jihad" ("struggle" in Arabic) often brings up images of Muslim terrorists killing people who disagree with them. Jihad is an emotionally charged word that is heralded by the Western news media in descriptions of Middle East activities. People need not wait long to he... Read More

The Mormon Law of Eternal Progression

According to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons), the Law of Eternal Progression is the teaching that men move from being spirit children of God in the pre-existence, to gaining physical bodies here on earth, and finally after death people enter into one of the three levels... Read More

Who has performed the greatest act of love? Yahweh or Allah

In Islam, what is the greatest act of love Allah has ever accomplished? I asked this question of several Muslims and I got similar answers: he forgave us of our sins; he gave us families and provisions; he showed us mercy; he gave us the Qur'an. The answers didn't vary much beyond these responses. I... Read More

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