Twisted Scripture

Lie #45: God Promises Wealth and Health to Every Believer

Truth: Jesus Christ is our secret of contentment in every circumstance.

Lie #44: You Should Edify Yourself, and Tongues is Evidence of Salvation

Truth: Tongues is evangelistic. It involves human languages. It’s a sign to the unbeliever. Spiritual gifts edify others, not ourselves. There is a variety of gifts.

Lie #43: If You Commit Big Sins, You Should Be Kicked Out of Church

Lie #43: If you commit big sins, you should be kicked out of church.
Truth: Asking someone to leave is for when there’s no regret and no desire for change. The goal is restoration.

Lie #42: It’s Healthy to Be Afraid of God

Lie #42: It’s Healthy to Be Afraid of God.
Truth: We can relate to God with boldness and confidence because His perfect love casts out all our fear.

Lie #41: Every Day You’re Gaining or Losing Heavenly Rewards

Lie #41: Every Day You’re Gaining or Losing Heavenly Rewards
Truth: We have life with Jesus. He is “the reward of the inheritance.” And He is enough!

Lie #40: You’ll Pass Through Two Final Judgments

Lie #40: You’ll Pass Through Two Final Judgments
Truth: The believer can have total confidence in the one and only final judgment.

Lie #39: Grace Means There Are No Consequences for Sin

Lie #39: Grace Means There Are No Consequences for Sin
Truth: There is no punishment or condemnation, but there are consequences.

Lie #38: A Believer’s Forgiveness is Conditional and Can be Forfeited

Lie #38: A Believer’s Forgiveness is Conditional and Can Be Forfeited

Truth: A believer’s forgiveness is unconditional and cannot be forfeited.

Lie #36: You Can Fall Away // Lie #37: If You Sin Willfully, God Won’t Forgive You

Lie #36: Believers Can Fall Away to a Place of No Repentance // Lie #37: If You Repeat the Same Sins Willfully, God Will Not Forgive You

Lie #35: You Should Examine Your Sins Before Taking the Lord’s Supper

Truth: we can eat and drink with confidence, knowing that Jesus has qualified us.

Lie #34: You Need to Confess Each Sin to Be Forgiven and Cleansed by God

Truth: We share our struggles and turn from sin, but not to be more forgiven.

Lie #33: God Forgives You, Little by Little, Each Time You Sin.

Lie #33: God forgives you, little by little, each time you sin.
Truth: God forgave you, once for all!

Lie #32: It’s Hard to Know God’s Will for Your Life!

Truth: God’s will is Jesus and you are always in Him!

Lie #31: Being Filled With The Spirit is For Signs and Wonders

Lie #31: Being Filled With The Spirit is For Signs and Wonders
Truth: Being filled with the Spirit is being inspired by the size of God’s love for us.

Lie #30: You Should Try to “Abide in Christ” and Put God First

Lie #30: You Should Try to “Abide in Christ” and Put God First
Truth: Believers already abide in Christ and He is our life!

Lie #29: You Can Get Closer to God Over Time

Truth: you are perfectly united with Jesus forever. And you’re learning and growing in that reality.

Lie #28: True Believers Don’t Commit Sins Anymore

Truth: Believers are forgiven and freed from sin’s power. That is our true hope, not sinless performance!

Lie #27: You, As A Believer, Have A Sinful Nature

Truth: Your opponent is the flesh- the old way of thinking and acting. But you are new at the core and you’re not your own enemy.

Lie #24: Glory // Lie #25: Spirit and Flesh // Lie #26: Desires

Lie #24: God doesn’t want you to get any of the glory. // Lie #25: You’re sometimes in the Spirit and sometimes in the flesh. // Lie #26: The Holy Spirit keeps you from doing what you really want.

Lie #22: You should put off your old self // Lie #23: You’re not really righteous.

Lie #22: You should put off your old self so you decrease and Christ increases. // Lie #23: You’re not really righteous. God just looks at you that way.

Lie #20: Jesus Died For Our Sins is the Whole Message // Lie #21: Die to Self

Lie #20: “Jesus died for our sins” is the whole message of the cross. Lie #21: We need to die to self daily.

Lie #18: Paul’s Romans 7 struggle is the Normal Christian Life // Lie #19: Too Much Grace Will Cause You to Sin even More

Lie #18: Paul’s Romans 7 struggle is the Normal Christian Life // Lie #19: Too Much Grace Will Cause You to Sin even More

Lie #16: You should keep the Sabbath day. // Lie #17: You need to tithe 10% of your income to please God.

Lie #16: You should keep the Sabbath day. // Lie #17: You need to tithe 10% of your income to please God.

Lie #14: Your Goal Should Be to Keep the Ten Commandments. // Lie 15: The Law is Written on Your Heart.

Lie #14: Your Goal Should Be to Keep the Ten Commandments.
Lie #15: The Law is Written on Your Heart.

Lie #12: Old Testament Irrelevant // Lie #13: Jesus and Law

Lie #12: Living under grace means the Old Testament is Irrelevant.
Lie #13: We can call Jesus our High Priest and still look to the Law.

Lie #10: New Testament // Lie #11: Jesus’ Teachings

Lie #10: The New Testament Began at the Birth of Jesus.
Lie #11: All of Jesus’ Teachings Apply Directly to Believers.

Lie #9: You Only Remain Saved As Long As You “Keep the Faith.”

Truth: You remain saved as long as Jesus lives and that’s forever!

Lie #7: Depart from me // Lie #8: Blot or spit you out

Lie #7: God will tell some believers, “Depart from me!” Lie #8: God may blot you out or spit you out

The truth: Nothing can separate us from the love of God!

Lie #6: You Can Fall From Grace and Lose Your Salvation

Lie: You Can Fall From Grace and Lose Your Salvation
Truth: You will never lose your salvation!