Religions

Learn what other religions believe about God, Jesus, salvation in Christ, and other doctrines so you can more effectively witness to them.

The Jehovah’s Witness and the Doctrine of Salvation

By Dr. Ron Rhodes / May 14, 2024

In Jehovah’s Witnesses theology, salvation hinges upon strict obedience to the teachings of the Watchtower Society and active involvement in its diverse programs. They emphasize Philippians 2:12, as it is…

The Watchtower Society

By Dr. Ron Rhodes / May 7, 2024

The Watchtower Society is a nineteenth century organization that governs Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide. Witnesses believe that God Himself established this organization to represent Him on earth. They claim that the…

Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Doctrine of the Trinity

By Dr. Ron Rhodes / May 1, 2024

The word “Trinity” is not in the Bible. Jehovah’s Witnesses thus conclude that the concept of the Trinity has been artificially and wrongfully imposed onto Scripture. Witnesses assert that if…

The Bible and the Book of Mormon

By Dr. Ron Rhodes / April 15, 2024

According to Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon is “the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to…

God and the Trinity in Mormonism

By Dr. Ron Rhodes / April 15, 2024

Mormon leaders have long taught that God the Father was once a mortal man who continually progressed to become a god (an exalted man). Mormon general authority Milton R. Hunter…

The Mormon Claim of Being “The Restored Church”

By Dr. Ron Rhodes / April 15, 2024

What is the Mormon claim of being the restored church? Joseph Smith was reading the Bible one day in the spring of 1820 when he came to James 1:5—“If any…

The Mormon View of Jesus

By Dr. Ron Rhodes / April 15, 2024

What is the Mormon view of Jesus? According to official Mormon doctrine, Jesus was “begotten” as the first spirit-child of the Father (Elohim) and one of his unidentified spouses (“Heavenly…

Mormonism and Human Deification

By Dr. Ron Rhodes / April 15, 2024

What is Mormonism and Human Deification? The ultimate goal in Mormonism is to become increasingly perfect and eventually attain godhood. Brigham Young asserted that “the Lord created you and me…

The Mormon View of Salvation and the Afterlife

By Dr. Ron Rhodes / April 15, 2024

What is the Mormon view of salvation? Mormons typically define “sin” as a wrong judgment, a mistake, an imperfection, or an inadequacy, thereby diluting its moral weight. Instead of embracing…

Can Christianity Coexist with Other Religions?

By R. L. Wilson / March 14, 2024

We’ve all seen the bumper stickers: The word “COEXIST” is spelled out using the Islamic crescent moon, a peace sign, the Hindu Om symbol, a star of David, the “i”…

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