Thomas Taylor Ministries Articles

False Grace – Errors in the Current Message of Grace, Part 2

Photo courtesy of Ian Espinosa False Grace – Errors in the Current Message of Grace, Part 2 By Thomas Taylor Error #2 You Don’t Need To Ask For Forgiveness Another major error in the false grace camp is the idea that when a Christian sins he doesn’t need to ask for forgiveness. This one is […]

False Grace – Errors in the Current Message of Grace, Part 1

Photo courtesy of Ian Espinosa False Grace – Errors in the Current Message of Grace, Part 1 By Thomas Taylor I love the Bible message on grace. We could not be saved without it for we are saved by grace through faith (Ephesians 2:8). Grace is God’s free gift to us; it is never based […]

If A Backslider Were To Die, Would They Go To Hell?

If A Backslider Were To Die, Would They Go To Hell? By Thomas Taylor The short answer is yes, they would go to Hell if they die living in a backslidden state, in a lifestyle of sin, even though at one time they accepted Jesus as Saviour and Lord. However, there are likely exceptions to […]

Have You Committed the Unpardonable Sin?

Have You Committed the Unpardonable Sin? Steps Toward Reprobation By Thomas Taylor Christians need to realize that they can be lost. It is very clear in Scripture that a Christian can fall away from God, known as reprobation – becoming a reprobate. Once saved always saved is not true, as I have proven is my […]

Christian Divorce and Remarriage – Is It a Sin To Divorce or Remarry After Divorce?

Christian Divorce and Remarriage – Is It a Sin To Divorce or Remarry After Divorce? By Thomas Taylor Introduction The Church has been greatly divided on the subjects of divorce and remarriage. Ministers have made blanket, and errant, statements like, “divorce is sin” and “remarriage is sin.” They even go so far as to tell […]

Heresy Hunters?

Heresy Hunters and the Caustic “Christians” They Produce By Thomas Taylor Have you seen “Christian” articles, blogs, and social media posts like this: “Billy Graham Exposed!” “It’s the Mark of the Beast to worship on Sunday!” “You’re not saved if you’re not baptized by our church!” “You’re going to hell if you read the wrong […]

Thoughts and Desires – Overcoming Sin

Thoughts and Desires – Overcoming Sin The image above illustrates that what we think about becomes our desires. Our desires are what opens the door to temptation. Choice Christians often find themselves in a spiral of sin – they sin, they feel bad, they try to stop, then they do it again. Frustration rises. They […]

The Problem With Conspiracies

The Problem With Conspiracies How do you know whether you are listening to Truth or conspiracy? By Thomas Taylor I have spent a large portion of my ministry studying and teaching end times. For some reason, that particular area of Bible study is ripe with conspiracy theorists. It is hard sometimes to find teachers that […]

Christians and Those Claiming to be Christians

Christians and Those Claiming to be Christians  1 John 1:5 – 10 By Thomas Taylor This will be a short Bible study on 1 John 1:5-10 because many people have misinterpreted this passage. Preachers sometimes try to over-simplify a book by stating, “It is talking to Christians here in this entire book.” But that is […]

God Is Immutable, Yet Does He Repent?

God Is Immutable, Yet Does He Repent? By Thomas Taylor Immutable according to Webster’s 1828 Dictionary is: “invariable; unalterable; not capable or susceptible of change.” We can find several Scriptures that prove the immutability of God, such as: Malachi 3:6 KJV  For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed. […]

How to Interpret Bible Symbols

How to Interpret Bible Symbols Avoiding Symbolic Misuse By Thomas Taylor The Bible is full of symbols, allegories, types, anti-types, shadows, metaphors, and many many more expressions of human language. It is amazing to me that God’s Word is not a set of rules but a book full of stories, songs, poems, parables, and vivid […]

The Sovereignty of God

The Sovereignty of God By Thomas Taylor We have a major problem in the Body of Christ today concerning the sovereignty of God. All Christians say that God is sovereign; however, some Christian’s meaning of sovereign is that God makes everything that happens happen, whether good or evil. That is not the Bible definition of […]

Child Choices – Sin and Salvation

Child Choices – Sin and Salvation By Thomas Taylor Can children be saved? Can children sin? Does a child’s choice for Jesus save them into adulthood? We will look at what the Bible has to say about this important subject of child sin and salvation. The Age of Accountability What is the  “age of accountability”? […]

Original Sin – How We Become Sinners Part 1

Original Sin By Thomas Taylor HOW WE BECOME SINNERS – Part 1   Outline Part 1   Introduction Old Theology Universality of Sin The Problem: Historically the Church Only Recognized the Body and Soul The Spirit and Soul Defined Depravity in the flesh Part 2 The Spirit of Man Comes Immediately and Directly from God […]

Original Sin – How We Become Sinners Part 2

Original Sin By Thomas Taylor HOW WE BECOME SINNERS – Part 2 The Spirit of Man Comes Immediately and Directly from God: The first, and most important, thing to understanding how we become sinners is to understand that we are a spirit, soul, and body. The next most important thing is to understand that our […]

Original Sin – How We Become Sinners Part 3

Original Sin By Thomas Taylor HOW WE BECOME SINNERS – Part 3 The Depraved Soul Gen 2:7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. Man became a living creature when God breathed into his nostrils the […]

Original Sin – How We Become Sinners Part 4

Original Sin By Thomas Taylor HOW WE BECOME SINNERS – Part 4 You Die Spiritually Because of Your Own Sins, Not Adam’s Spiritual death is far more serious than physical death. Physical death means your body ceases to live; ashes to ashes and dust to dust. But spiritual death is extremely serious because a body […]

The 8 Bible Covenants

The 8 Bible Covenants By Thomas Taylor Learn about the eight covenants in the Bible: Edenic Covenant, Adamic Covenant, Noahic Covenant, Abrahamic Covenant, Mosaic Covenant, Palestinian Covenant, Davidic Covenant, New Covenant The following is reference material that allows you to study the covenants on your own. Hope you enjoy it. Click the graph to open […]

Is it a Move of God, or Not?

Is it a Move of God or Not? By Thomas Taylor How can we know whether  revival is taking place or a work of the flesh and religion?   Matthew 13:24-30 KJV Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: […]

Biblical Church Government Part 1- The Role of The Pastor

Biblical Church Government  By Thomas Taylor The Role of The Pastor What Is A Pastor And His Role In Church Government According To The Bible? If you are interested in learning what Bible says about church government, you have come to the right place. If you come hoping to validate what you already believe about […]

Biblical Church Government Part 2- What Is A Bishop?

Biblical Church Government By Thomas Taylor What Is A Bishop? What Is A Bishop And Is He Different Than A Pastor? We sometimes see the word Bishop used in the New Testament. But what is a Bishop? The term Bishop is not used in Ephesians 4:11 as one of the ministry gifts; we only see […]

Biblical Church Government Part 3 – What Is An Elder?

Biblical Church Government By Thomas Taylor What is an Elder? What is an Elder and is he Different than a Pastor? I believe the term Elder is the most misunderstood and wrongly defined titles in the church world today. And because of this misunderstanding of what a biblical Elder is, we have every kind of […]

Biblical Church Government Part 4 – An Elder Is A Pastor or Bishop

Biblical Church Government By Thomas Taylor An Elder Is A Pastor or Bishop The Office of Elder Is Reserved Only For Ministers, Not Laity The very term Elder means one called into the ministry as a full-time vocation by God. The office of Elder is a ministry position, not a laity position. The early Church […]

Biblical Church Government Part 5 – The Role of the Deacon

Biblical Church Government By Thomas Taylor The Role of the Deacon What is the role of the office of the Deacon according to the Bible? Do they play a role in local church government? The Bible does describe what a deacon is and gives us examples of deacons as well. Therefore, God gave us what […]

Biblical Church Government Part 6 – The Ideal Government

Biblical Church Government – The Ideal Government Acts 13:1-3 KJV Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. (2) As they ministered to the […]

The Chihuahua Assignment – A Parable (BCG Part 7)

The Chihuahua Assignment –  A Parable By Thomas Taylor There was once a planet of Chihuahuas.   These Chihuahuas were kind and nice. In fact, they were the kindest and nicest of Chihuahuas. They enjoyed a fruitful and good life on the Chihuahua planet. In fact, it was the most fruitful and best life that […]

Methods of Healing In The New Testament

Methods of Healing In The New Testament By Thomas Taylor Full List of New Testament Healings The following is an exhaustive look at the methods used and taught for every mention of healing in the New Testament. I do not draw any conclusions, I only list the Scripture and method. This is a great resource […]

True Biblical Prosperity

TRUE BIBLICAL PROSPERITY By Thomas Taylor What Does The Bible Say About Prosperity? God wants to bless and prosper every one of His people. However, I have a problem with ministers teaching that we need to pursue money and try to get rich. The Word teaches prosperity but I do not believe the pursuit of […]

Tussling With The Devil

Tussling With The Devil By Thomas Taylor The Authority of the Name of Jesus Christ for the Believer We have an enemy arrayed against us that is ancient and ruthless in his hatred toward us.    He has been around for eons. He was an angel that served at the very throne of God. But the […]

Will The Real Church Step Forward Please?

Will The Real Church Step Forward Please? By Thomas Taylor Holiness Without Man’s Religion God’ version of holiness is not man’ version of holiness.   Many teach a works method of approaching God under the title of holiness.   But their idea of holiness and God’ idea of holiness are often two different things. God […]

Jesus Died Spiritually: Introduction

Jesus Died Spiritually? By Thomas Taylor Introduction Did Jesus really die spiritually? According to some He did and others He did not. But first we must define what people mean when they say “Jesus died spiritually.” Some people use that phrase to mean He went to Hell and was tortured by demons for three days. […]

Jesus Died Spiritually: What Happened On The Cross

Jesus Died Spiritually? By Thomas Taylor What Happened On The Cross Gen 2:16, 17 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, “You may surely eat of every tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of […]

Jesus Died Spiritually: What Happened In The Lower Parts of The Earth

Jesus Died Spiritually? By Thomas Taylor What Happened In The Lower Parts of The Earth Jesus taught us that there were only two places for those that die physically to go, before the cross. They were called Hell and Abraham’s bosom a.k.a. Paradise . I encourage you to read the whole story Jesus told in […]

Calvinism Refuted

Calvinism Refuted By Thomas Taylor Introduction This article is a refutation against many points of Calvinism. I have nothing against Calvinists. In fact, I love Calvinists very dearly. I attended a reformed church. I made many good friends there that are still my friends today. They are some of the most spiritual people I have […]

Calvinism Refuted: Total Depravity

Calvinism Refuted By Thomas Taylor Total Depravity Calvinism says: “Total Depravity is probably the most misunderstood tenet of Calvinism. When Calvinists speak of humans as “totally depraved,” they are making an extensive, rather than an intensive statement. The effect of the fall upon man is that sin has extended to every part of his personality […]

Calvinism Refuted: Unconditional Election

Calvinism Refuted By Thomas Taylor Unconditional Election Calvinism says- Unconditional Election Unconditional Election is the doctrine which states that God chose those whom he was pleased to bring to a knowledge of himself, not based upon any merit shown by the object of his grace and not based upon his looking forward to discover who […]

Calvinism Refuted: Limited Atonement

Calvinism Refuted By Thomas Taylor Limited Atonement Calvinism says- Limited Atonement (Particular Redemption) Limited Atonement is a doctrine offered in answer to the question, “for whose sins did Christ atone?” The Bible teaches that Christ died for those whom God gave him to save (John 17:9). Christ died, indeed, for many people, but not all […]

Calvinism Refuted: Irresistible Grace

Calvinism Refuted By Thomas Taylor Irresistible Grace Calvinism says- Irresistible Grace The result of God’s Irresistible Grace is the certain response by the elect to the inward call of the Holy Spirit, when the outward call is given by the evangelist or minister of the Word of God. Christ, himself, teaches that all whom God […]

Calvinism Refuted: Perseverance of the Saints – Once Saved Always Saved

Calvinism Refuted By Thomas Taylor Perseverance of the Saints Calvinism says- Perseverance of the Saints Perseverance of the Saints is a doctrine which states that the saints (those whom God has saved) will remain in God’s hand until they are glorified and brought to abide with him in heaven. Romans 8:28-39 makes it clear that […]

Scripture Twisting

Scripture Twisting By Thomas Taylor How cults misinterpret the Bible The following are 20 ways in which cults twist Scriptures for their purposes. Be sure not to follow in their path. All material below is found in the book by James W. Sire called “20 Ways the Cults Misread the Bible.”   1. INACCURATE QUOTATION A […]