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The Armstrong Legacy

Most Christians are aware of the changes that have taken place in the Worldwide Church of God (WCG) and it is a joy to see those who have come through to a personal relationship with Christ. However, we do need to be alert to the fact that the errors taught by Armstrong are still alive and well in Britain, and…read more →

Baha’i – 1

Baha’i’s are usually peace-loving people but it does not necessarily follow that such people have the true beliefs. We need to investigate further. Some Main Teachings Their belief is summed up by the following three statements: Oneness of God. God is one and there is but one God for all the world. He is the Creator, Infinite and All-knowing. Known…read more →

Baha’i – 2

Siyyid ‘Alí Muhammád was born in 1819 and became known as “The Báb,” or, the Gate. He declared on 23 May 1844 that he was the forerunner of the Promised One from God. Named, Mirza Husayn ‘Alí, Bahá’u’lláh (‘The Glory of God’) announced, in 1863, that He was the Messenger of God for this age and the Promised One of…read more →

Christian Science

The following article was written by a former Christian Scientist Christian Science was founded by Mary Baker Eddy (MBE) in 1879, with their headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (S&H) is the text book which is used alongside the Bible (KJV) Many books attempt to describe Christian Science and its doctrine. However, I…read more →

Christian Science Today

You may ask yourself whether it matters about Christian Science today. After all, aren’t the church numbers in decline? Aren’t the churches closing down and being resold? Isn’t Christian Science just a minority cult? Surely, it just isn’t a major issue for today? It is true that membership is in decline, but to Christian Scientists, this just isn’t depressing. As…read more →

Cooneyites

Background In reality, there should be no title to this article, as this group really has no name. Cooneyites is a nickname from one of their early leaders, and this is the one we will mainly use here. At the end of the nineteenth century, the evangelical Faith Mission sent William Irvine to lead work at Menagh in County Tipperary,…read more →

Ecclesia of Christ

Introduction The ‘Ecclesia of Christ’ appears to be a sub-Christian group that is at best, austere, and at worst, not worshipping the one true living God. A brief history in the words of the secretary of the Ecclesia of Christ is, as follows: The foundation of our beliefs of course is the Bible – the Word of God. The basis…read more →

Exclusive Brethren

After discussions with members of the Exclusive Brethren we have amended our original article. We have removed some references as after investigation we do not believe that they can be fully established. EXCLUSIVE BRETHREN Plymouth Brethren The roots of this group go back to the ministry of John Nelson Darby. JND was trained in law at Trinity College, Dublin but…read more →

Overview of Brahma Kumaris

THE ORGANISATION Brahma Kumaris was established in India in 1936 by a wealthy Indian jeweller, known as ‘Brahma Baba’ [his real name is hard to pronounce], who claimed to have received a series of revelations from God. Today they have a large self-contained headquarters in Mount Abu, Northern India. The group had spread to Europe by the 1960’s and today…read more →

The Household of Faith

This year (2005) a leaflet, entitled, ‘What Is The Christian Hope?’ was posted in my door from the ‘Household of Faith’ (The address is: The Local Secretary, The Household of faith, 319 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 2EZ). I sent off for their free introductory booklet, ‘What Is The Christian Hope? The Almost Forgotten Faith of the Apostles and…read more →

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