Posts Tagged ‘Gospel’

Apologetics Class: Jehovah’s Witnesses

See here for the slide packs for Jehovah’s Witnesses:

JW’s Overview

Duplicity? You be the judge . . .

My wife and I often find ourselves in the ethical conundrum of being offended by Christian Music comprised of weak and/or incorrect theology, BUT NOT being offended by a Jack Johnson song or a Styx song [she listens to Styx, not me . . . 😉 . . . ] Why are we so, I don’t know, hyper-focused or hyper-critical about Christian things, but not so much about non-christian things?

This brings up the issue that breaches the topic of culture as of late, in the upcoming memorial ceremonies of 9/11/01. Carl Trumen wrote the following:

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The Gospel

Christianity is not one of many world religions – it’s reality . . . only because Jesus/God is reality. That is where it must always begin.

God really Is. (Genesis 1:1; Exodus 3:14; Daniel 4:34)

The Godhead is made of of Three Persons, yet Triune as God (Deut. 6:4; Isaiah 45:5; 1 Cor.8:4; Matt. 3:16-17, 28:19; John 1:18,  10:30, 14:9; Col. 1:15-20) unique in Roles and Personhood, but not essence nor being.

This means the Father is God (John 6:27)

Jesus is God (John 20:28-29)

The Spirit is God (Acts 5:3-4) {At this point let me mention the obvious that these are but granular sample-texts within a Sahara of truth the Scriptures teach on the subject}

So, there is God and He is before all things, made all things, holds all things together and will bring to account all things – AND He made it all for Himself. (Romans 11:33-36)

That is what is really going on. That is where it must always begin.

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