The articles on some of the most prominent churches listed in this category goes into their most outstanding unscriptural beliefs, how they came about, how they were first conceived and reached their height, but before they started to break up or split into separate churches. An interesting website that fits into this article lists and goes into detail of the staggering amount of churches that … [Read more...]
Part 1: Why Is There So Many different Churches Now From the Original Only One?
To answer this question let us go back to the beginning AD 32. Christ ascended to heaven, Acts 1:9 and the doors of the church were opened, Acts 2:32. This was the beginning of the New Testament Church. And to promote the growth of this early church special gifts were given by God, speaking in tongues, prophecies knowledge etc. These gifts allowed the gospel to be understood, develop and … [Read more...]
Part 2: Why Is There So Many different Churches Now From the Original Only One?
An interesting source on the Pentecostal church says: Today, there are over 400,000,000 Pentecostals who identify themselves as Pentecostal or charismatic in mainline churches. An interesting fact is, the Pentecostal movement got its start in 1905 by Charles Parham an an American holiness evangelist. The New Testament church got it start in 33 A.D, quite a difference in time. An amazing … [Read more...]
Part 1: The Pentecostal and Assembly of God Churches, Origins and Unscriptural Teachings
The Pentecostal movement and the Assembly of God church which came out of it was founded by men who were for the best analysis influenced by the precedent set by the Catholic church and others instigated from the Reformation. Over the years and centuries this convoluting of what the scriptures actually teach has become the norm in this day and age as unscriptural churches range into the high … [Read more...]
Part 2: The Pentecostal and Assembly of God Churches, Origins and Unscriptural Teachings
Referenced here are the special gifts given by God operated the early church, including tongues. The New Testament Church opened its doors in 33 A.D. on the day of Pentecost Acts 2:38 and flourished for decades with the help of the special gifts given by God. When the New Testament was put together tortes the end of the first century or into the second the gifts were taken away because guidance … [Read more...]
Part 3: The Pentecostal and Assembly of God Churches, Origins and Unscriptural Teachings
In Topeka Kansas Parham opened a school to teach students about the Word of God. Parham during the Christmas of 1900 told his students to search the Bible for the evidence of the act of the Baptism in the Holy Spirit. The students found this evidence as to what they believed in the 2nd chapter of Acts. They came up with the belief that this chapter established that the act of speaking in … [Read more...]
Part 4: The Pentecostal and Assembly of God Churches, Origins and Unscriptural Teachings
Two men were mainly responsible for founding the Assemblies of God church. The first was Charles F. Parham father of Pentecostalism. The 2nd man, Eudorus Bell assisted in the establishment of the Assemblies of God church. In April 1914, meetings were held in Hot Springs Arkansas, headed up by Eudorus Bell, along with Pentecostal groups from all over, which led to the formation of the Assemblies … [Read more...]
Part 5: The Pentecostal and Assembly of God Churches, Origins and Unscriptural Teachings
Hal Lindsey born on November 23, 1929 served in the Korean War after discontinuing his study at the University of Houston. In 1955, while serving as a tugboat captain on the Mississippi River he became inspired reading a Gideon's Bible. Captivated by his studying the words of the bible he soon entered Dallas Theological Seminary in 1958. Completing there the four year Master of Theology course … [Read more...]
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