Category Archives: False Doctrines

Can we understand the Bible alike?

Unknown Recently a preacher raised the question: Can we all understand the Bible alike? He declared that we cannot, and asserted that those who believe that we can are simply entertaining an ignorant viewpoint. Your understanding, my understanding The claim … Continue reading

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Counterfeit Christianity

by William J. Stewart One encounter with a counterfeit bill is enough to make anyone appreciate the high cost of counterfeit currency. Banks will not and cannot honour counterfeits, for to do so would encourage criminal activity and damage the value … Continue reading

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Water baptism, final

by William J. Stewart Mr. Melton mentions 1 Peter 3:21, and just as quickly as he refers to it, he discounts it and moves on. He says of baptism, “…it is a figure, not a doctrine.” It is a doctrine. … Continue reading

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Water Baptism, Acts 22:16

by William J. Stewart Acts 22:16 reads, “And now why are you waiting? Arise and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.” After quoting the text, Mr. Melton immediately states: “Revelation 1:5 plainly … Continue reading

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Water Baptism, Acts 2:38

by William J. Stewart Acts 2:38 reads, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Those who teach … Continue reading

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Water Baptism, Mark 16:16

by William J. Stewart Melton points his readers to what he calls “proof texts” used by the Church of Christ and seeks to demonstrate they do not say baptism is essential for salvation. The first text he addresses is Mark 16:16, … Continue reading

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Water Baptism And Salvation

by William J. Stewart Mr. Melton rejects the necessity of baptism for one to be saved, and in fact identifies it as an “ancient pagan belief.” How sad that he not only discounts the truth, but he calls what is specifically … Continue reading

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Resurrections & Judgments

by William J. Stewart Melton calls the idea of “a GENERAL resurrection and judgment” for all mankind a “perversion of truth.” Has Melton never read John 5? Notice what the Lord said: Do not marvel at this; for the hour … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper

by William J. Stewart “The Church of Christ places far too much emphasis on the Lord’s Supper.” That is Melton’s opening statement on this topic. I disagree with his statement, but I congratulate him on finding the most over-the-top quote he … Continue reading

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Music in Worship Service

by William J. Stewart The author quotes from a Dub McClish publication which cites Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16, and then calls upon the reader to notice that worship in song is an activity “which all assembled worshippers are to … Continue reading

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