Can we personally interpret Scripture? – 2 Peter 1:20

2 PETER 1:20: “…no prophecy of scripture is of any private interpretation.” MORMON ARGUMENT: The Mormon Church claims that its “prophets” and “apostles” have been ordained to the “Melchizedek” and “Aaronic” Priesthoods. Mormons assert that these “priesthoods” grant the Mormon Church the “authority” to receive new “revelations” from God and to “interpret” current revelation as…

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Is Water Baptism essential for Salvation?

IS WATER BAPTISM ESSENTIAL FOR SALVATION? Some religious groups that claim to be Christian, including Mormons and Jehovah’s Witnesses, teach that in addition to professing faith in Jesus Christ, one must also be physically baptized for salvation. This belief, also called “baptismal regeneration,” forms the basis for a works plus faith doctrine that requires physical…

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