Cults

Another Cross-less Easter for Mormons

Some deceptions are so obvious as to be audacious, like the Jehovah’s Witness teaching that Jesus returned invisibly in 1914 when he failed to turn up physically, as predicted. Or the Mormon claim that Jesus walked the Americas following his resurrection and spoke to a boy in a grove of trees in 1820. Others are so subtle as to pass…read more →

Seven Characteristics of False Teachers

Thomas Brooks was a Congregational preacher and author. In “Precious Remedies against Satan’s Devices”, (available in The Complete Works of Thomas Brooks, Vol. 1, reprinted by The Banner of Truth Trust), he identifies the Seven Characteristics of False Teachers. Anyone who has been involved in ministry to the cults will readily recognise these seven identifying marks. We forget the teachers…read more →

Watchtower Memorial Meal: 2015

It’s known by different names in different traditions; the Lord’s Table, the Lord’s Supper, the Eucharist, the Breaking of Bread, Holy Communion. Mormons call it ‘the sacrament’ which seems strange since it is a sacrament but, even in Mormonism, it isn’t the only sacrament since they also have baptism, as well as rituals of anointing. In my church we call…read more →

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