The false teaching that Jesus went to hell is popular in the church today because of The Apostles Creed and the Word of Faith movement, but Jesus did not go to hell. In fact when people today think of hell they think about the lake of fire, which does not even exist yet.
You cannot tell me that charismatic men like Dr Brown are not smart enough to use deductive reasoning to tell that when scripture says we will do greater works than Jesus, it should be interpreted in a quantitative and extent sense rather than a qualitative and power sense.
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The Attributes of God
by A.W. Pink
WHAT CONTROVERSIES have been engendered by this subject in the past! But what truth of Holy Scripture is there which has not been made the occasion of theological and ecclesiastical battles? The deity of Christ, His virgin birth, His atoning death, His second advent; the believer’s justification, sanctification, security; the church, its organization, officers, discipline; baptism, the Lord’s supper and a score of other precious truths might be mentioned. Yet, the controversies which have been waged over them did not close the mouths of God’s faithful servants; why, then, should we avoid the vexing question of God’s foreknowledge, because, forsooth, there are some who will charge us with fomenting strife? Let others contend if they will, our duty is to bear witness according to the light vouchsafed us.
“And God said, Let there be light; and there was light.” Genesis 1:3
“And that day was the preparation, and the Sabbath drew on.” Luke 23:54
The phenomenon of ‘falling down backward’ is one which has gained unprecedented popularity in today’s churches. However, it is a phenomenon which has absolutely no biblical standing whatsoever. In fact, it would indeed be laughable if it weren’t so deadly serious an issue for the Church. There are many Christians who are curious about these odd occurrences and have asked if there is any biblical validation for these events. Subsequently, I am obliged to give a response, and a warning. Continue reading Slain in the Spirit, Biblical?
When I was in college a group I was part of did a skit with a trash can right in the middle of the student hall. I was polishing the outside of a trash can and someone would walk by and ask what are you doing?