By C.H. FISHER
The best way to define what is a true Christian and what is a false Christian is to define true Christianity according to the Bible. I know that many people say that this is not a good way to discover the difference because there are many forms of Christianity based on the Bible. There are also groups that most Christians would define as cults that are based on the Bible.
I disagree with such a conclusion. If there is false Christianity or cults based on the Bible then they have not interpreted it correctly. Thus, they are founded on misinterpretation and falsehood. One can misinterpret most anyone’s statement if that is their wish, but everyone should agree that there are statements that cannot be misinterpreted. For example, I could say “I’m thirsty.” One could come up with all sorts of commentaries on that statement, but even a child understands it and everyone would eventually have to admit that the statement is declaring that I am thirsty. (more…)