Category Archives: The Holy Spirit

Evangelicals’ Favorite Heresies

The November 2014 Christianity Today (CT) magazine described a poll of Evangelical Christians and their beliefs about essential teachings of Christianity. Topics include the nature of Jesus and the Holy Spirit as well as issues involving salvation. What do Evangelical Christians believe about these teachings? Could heresy be creeping into the church? 

Matthew 18:19-20: Two or Three Gathered

Christian leaders have sometimes quoted this verse in worship services to emphasize how the Spirit of Jesus is present whenever two or three Christians are gathered together. To determine if this is true, the context of the passage must be considered. In Matthew 18, church discipline is the topic. Jesus promised in verse 17 that […]

Does Genesis 1:26, 27 Prove God Has a Physical Body?

By Bill McKeever

According to Doctrine and Covenants 130:3, “The Father has a body of flesh and bones as tangible as man’s.” A common proof text used by Mormons to support Smith’s claim is Genesis 1:26, 27. These passages state:

26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.