RELIGIONS

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

Salvation in Zen Buddhism

By The John Ankerberg Show | August 27, 2014

Salvation and Works In order to attain enlightenment, Bodhidharma, the “founder” of Zen, purportedly sat before a wall for nine years without speaking to anyone![1] One can honestly wonder if…

God and Zen Buddhism

By The John Ankerberg Show | August 27, 2014

  Theologically Zen denies relevance to God and practically speaking it is atheistic. Ruth Fuller Sasaki denies relevance to God while affirming absolute relevance for “THIS”: Zen does not hold…

The Religions of China and the Power of Jesus

By The John Ankerberg Show | January 27, 2014

By: Dr. John G. Weldon; ©2013 In the most essential areas of life, truth included, the religions of China are compared with the person of Jesus.   Contents 1 The…

Changes in the Doctrine and Covenants – Part 13

By The John Ankerberg Show | January 27, 2014

By: Marvin Cowan; ©2013 Mormon leaders claim the Bible has been corrupted and mistranslated so that it is not as reliable as their latter-day revelations. The oldest Bible manuscripts are…

Buddhism and Jesus Christ

By The John Ankerberg Show | January 20, 2014

As a whole, Buddhism has little directly to say about Jesus Christ. It does acknowledge what most men do: that He was a great person. For the most part, however,…

Changes in the Doctrine and Covenants – Part 12

By The John Ankerberg Show | November 24, 2013

By: Marvin Cowan; ©2013 If the Lord really revealed the message the information in the Book of Commandments the way it was originally recorded in 1833, did He make a…

Changes in the Doctrine and Covenants – Part 11

By The John Ankerberg Show | November 24, 2013

By: Marvin W. Cowan; ©2013 The Bible defines scripture in 2 Timothy 3:16 as “inspired” or “God breathed” and “profitable for doctrine, reproof, correction and instruction in righteousness.” Isaiah 40:8…

Changes in the Doctrine and Covenants – Part 10

By The John Ankerberg Show | November 24, 2013

By: Marvin W. Cowan; ©2013 Doctrine and Covenants Section 20 was originally chapter 24 in the Book of Commandments. The heading in the original simply says, “The Articles and Covenants…

Changes in the Doctrine and Covenants – Part 9

By The John Ankerberg Show | November 24, 2013

By: Marvin W. Cowan; ©2013 Some “revelations” in LDS scripture are repeated verbatim as “new scripture.” For example, in the 1833 LDS Book of Commandments, the first two verses of…

Changes in the Doctrine and Covenants – Part 8

By The John Ankerberg Show | November 24, 2013

By: Marvin W. Cowan; ©2013 Although the “revelation” now known as Doctrine & Covenants Section 13, which explains the ordination to the Aaronic Priesthood, was “revealed” to Joseph Smith on…