Worldly Perceptions vs. God’s Truth

“They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.” – 2 Thessalonians 2:10, 11

SUBJECTSATAN’S LIESGOD’S TRUTH
The BibleWritten by man; fables include the flood, Jonah, Adam and Eve, Lot’s wifeInspired, God-breathed: 2 Tim. 3:16; 2 Pet. 1:20, 21
Ways to GodThere are many ways to GodOnly one way to God: John 14:6; Acts 16:30, 31
SalvationGood people go to HeavenSaved by grace, not by works: Eph. 2:8-10; Tit. 3:5-7 (works?)
SatanThere is no DevilThe one who misleads the whole world: Rev. 12:7-12; Matt. 4:1-11
HellThere is no hell or eternal torment. God is love.Cursed in the eternal fire: Matt. 25:41, 46; Rev. 14:10,11
Sexual ImpurityHomosexuality is not a sin. Gay marriage is just an “alternate lifestyle.”Degraded, indecent acts: Rom. 1:24-28; Lev. 20:13
AbortionAbortion is a woman’s choice, not murder; it’s just a fetus.“God knit me together in the womb.”: Exo. 21:22, 23; Ps. 139:13-16
JesusJesus is an angel, a creation, or just a prophet or a good man, but not GodJesus our Lord, God and Savior: John 1:1-3; Isa. 9:6
GodYou can be God“There is no God apart from Me.”: – 2 Cor. 8:5, 6; Eph. 4:4-6; Isa. 45:21, 22; 44:6
TruthTruth is not absolute – we decide what is truth.“Your word is truth”: John 17:17; Isa. 40:8; 2 Tim. 3:16
DeathDeath is soul sleep or reincarnationEternal punishment or eternal life – 2 Cor. 5:1-8; Phil. 1:21-24; Matt. 25:46
Origin of the UniverseEvolution, not intelligent design, not creationGod created the universe: Isa. 44:24; John 1:1-3
Holy SpiritDivine energy, God’s active force, the Power of God.He lives in you: Acts 5:3, 4; 2 Cor. 3:17, 18; John 14:16, 17; Rom. 8:9-11

 

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