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[30 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 218 views]

I deny a Trinity of separate persons in the godhead…. Does thou in good earnest think they [Catholicism] were one in judgment with Sabellius, who only rejected the imaginary personality of those times; who at the same instant owned and confessed to the Eternity and godhead of Christ Jesus our Lord. It is manifest, then that though I may deny the Trinity of separate persons in one godhead, yet I do not consequentially deny the Deity of Jesus Christ.
William Penn (October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was an early …

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[22 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 532 views]

The following quotations are excerpted from a book published in 1834 and written by
Joshua Leonard, a Presbyterian minister who was a member of the Presbytery in Cortland, New
York. While the book was in production, charges of heresy were filed against him because of it,
whereupon he resigned and resumed his previous status as an independent congregational
pastor. The full title of the book on its title page is Solemn Reasons for Believing That God Is
One: and for Withholding Assent to the Proposition That God Is Three, and the short title on its
spine …

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[21 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 317 views]

As long as I have been aware of anything theological, the church has hailed the incomparable attributes of God. God fills all space, possesses all knowledge, holds all power and exists for all eternity. His grace is unlimited, His love undiminished, His holiness unsullied, His authority unquestioned, His word immutable. No one is bigger, stronger, wiser, holier, better, finer or grander than God. He is the ultimate superlative, the preeminent being.
Apparently, that’s not big enough. Certain groups are working overtime to make God (or is it themselves?) appear more magnanimous …

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[21 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 437 views]

Jakes responds to Christianity Today article, “Apologetics Journal Criticizes Jakes.”
By Bishop T. D. Jakes
” Hearsay, not Heresy”
I was raised Baptist and became Pentecostal 26 years ago at a Greater Emmanuel Apostolic Church, where I was later ordained a Bishop. I resigned from that denomination 11 years ago, and have continued to fellowship with Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies. This small fellowship of churches is not a denomination, and differs in many ways from traditional Apostolic churches.
Both chapters of my early spiritual journey contributed volumes to my faith and walk with …

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[21 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 400 views]

T.D. Jakes Accused Of Heresy For Trinity Views
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA ( HYPERLINK “http://www.mcjonline.com/news/credits.htm” CHARISMA) — Christian broadcaster and cult watcher Hank Hanegraaff has lobbed heresy charges at Bishop T.D. Jakes, the nation’s most prominent black preacher.

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[21 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 517 views]

A Fresh Glimpse of God’s Glory
There comes a time in every life in which we need a fresh vision of God.   Our walk with God can become stale and routine.   We may begin to doubt if the continual struggle against sin and self is worth it.   We may become so caught up in working for God that we forget the importance of our relationship to God.
The prophet Isaiah had such a need.   The familiar comfort of having King Uzziah on the Throne had been taken from …