Its English version www. It has more than 4. Print media The church distributes print and digital materials for free. Soriano’s online blogs are also compiled and printed as “The Blog Magazine”. The church has also been acknowledged by the Philippine Bible Society as a regular donor and major distribution partner of Tagalog Bibles. The church rejects the traditional doctrine of trinity mainly on its concept that there is “one God in three co-equal persons”, which for them, is against the Bible.
Pope Francis Orders Body Of Dead Monk Padre Pio To Vatican To Be Worshipped
While claiming to be an expositor of the Scriptures with his “Itanong Mo Kay Soriano” or “Ask Soriano” In English, this religious group actually isn’t Christian as some of the ignorant would want to believe. Though the group claims the Bible is their only authority as some cults do but the problem is that they believe only Eli Soriano may interpret the Scriptures.
This is utter heresy! Not even a great man in the Scriptures, Charles Spurgeon ever made such a preposterous claim! This is no better than the “true church” movement by Darwin Fish which is exposed by Pastor Phil Johnson as a heretical movement. In fact, I’m not going to waste my time debating with ADD members, they are a total waste of my time as every other debate.
I belong to Jesus, born again in The Spirit, saved by His sacrifice on the cross through His precious blood!
Initially, the TV program would only run for one hour due to limited funds. While mainly broadcasting in Filipino , some English language elements were added for foreign viewers, including “Truth in Focus”, “Biblically Speaking”, “How Authentic the Bible is”, and “Bible Guide”. It also features the use of multi-lingual and multi-dialectic translations of the Bible.
The Members of the Church of God International denies several doctrines such as the Trinity  and salvation by grace alone. The program frequently criticizes other denominations for their doctrines, practices and what it says are false teachings, including the Catholic Church , some Christian denominations, Jehovah’s Witnesses , Seventh-day Adventist Church , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and especially the Iglesia ni Cristo , Church of Christ founded by Felix Manalo , a Philippine-based religion.
In line with the theme “Truth. Soriano challenged the action in court, arguing that the suspension imposed by the MTRCB constituted prior restraint on the media and that his language during the show’s August 10, broadcast was not obscene and offensive. The Supreme Court denied Soriano’s motion and affirmed the decision with finality in by an vote, noting that “it is a sanction that the MTRCB may validly impose under its charter without running afoul of the free speech clause.
Christians furthermore are to reprove and correct errant persons with the Word of God, with gentleness in a spirit of love. Skywatcher Zhang Hong, you are so right! Not always easy to do though! Thanks for that Scripturally-based insight! What you are saying, is that the Church, founded by God Himself, is into demon worship.
Do not pit one verse against another.
Soriano teaches that Jesus is not a human being but only God and that Jesus only seemed to be human. Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming and even now is already in the world. Members Church of God International also teaches the following: But God has no knees, since He will not worship any other gods there are many gods according to Soriano.
Scripture says that the true God has no physical body parts for He is Spirit John 4: This teaching is somewhat similar to the Mormon doctrine that the gods who came down to earth were residing near a planet named Kolob. He can choose to be in one place and absent in another.
Members Church of God International
Although in the first seventy years after Protestant Christianity reached these islands in only 5, churches were established, in the last twenty-five years a further 22, have begun. While the average size of a church in Manila is about , a number of mega-churches have sprung up with congregations numbering in the thousands. Here are some mega-churches that also have its other congregation worldwide:
I have a sister who was killed in a car crash at the age of
Thus, there is a need to discern whether the ADD is of God or not. To meaningfully engage with the ADD, this paper will look into the birth of the group and its core beliefs. Soriano joined that group when he was 17 years old. Though Soriano was an honor student, he failed to finish high school because he got into an argument with a teacher regarding religious issues three months before graduation.
He then turned his attention to the Bible. Immediately after his baptism in , Soriano joined the ministerial class and since then rose from the ranks. Perez groomed him to be his successor. The group had split into three groups. A protracted legal battle ensued over who has the legal claim to the name.
Members Church of God International
Ang Dating Daan Note: You can download his complete article in Word document format six pages long, kbytes. Soriano, the Bible is their final authority for faith and practice: The Bible will serve as our guide to salvation. We are not teaching anything which is not taught by the Bible. They also teach a faith plus works salvation.
Assigned church workers and officers oversee activities at the locale and receive queries regarding membership in the church.
They don’t want their doctrines to be accessible to the public for scrutiny. They intentionally do this in order to avoid during debates, any documentary evidence against them and claim any teaching that would work in their favor despite of having repudiated in the past. Take for example their teaching on whether or not the Church established by Christ apostatized. If they are talking to a Catholic, they will say, the Church apostatized and therefore, the claim of the Roman Catholics that we have uninterrupted and continuous apostolic succession is of no moment.
However, if Eli Soriano is talking to an Iglesia ni Cristo, they will say that the Church of Christ did not apostatized and will never be until the end of time. We might ask, why the viewers of Ang Dating Daan who decided to convert to this Corporation are not able to detect the ADD’s contradictory teachings? Because the teachings, doctrines and the theology of Ang Dating Daan are not published for us to read and scrutinize everything that they say.
With the faulty memory of men, we cannot remember the position of Eli Soriano of a particular topic at one time and what he said later.
THE CORPORATION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES (FINAL).pdf
False teachings of ang dating daan False teachings of ang dating daan Selected episodes of the program can also be viewed on the Internet through the websites and on. Members Church of God International teaches its own version of. His method of biblical interpretation is extremely literalistic, but he does not utilize sound hermeneutical principles. Soriano teaches that Jesus is not a human being but only God and that Jesus only seemed to be human.
While the average size of a church in Manila is about , a number of mega-churches have sprung up with congregations numbering in the thousands.
Sometime in , one Eliseo Soriano and several other members of respondent corporation disassociated themselves from the latter and succeeded in registering on March 30, a new non-stock religious society or corporation, named Iglesia ng Dios Kay Kristo Hesus, Haligi at Saligan ng Katotohanan. On May 4, , the SEC rendered judgment in favor of respondent, ordering the Iglesia ng Dios Kay Kristo Hesus, Haligi at Saligan ng Katotohanan to change its corporate name to another name that is not similar or identical to any name already used by a corporation, partnership or association registered with the Commission.
Petitioner filed a motion to dismiss on the ground of lack of cause of action. The motion to dismiss was denied. Thereafter, for failure to file an answer, petitioner was declared in default and respondent was allowed to present its evidence ex parte. On November 20, , the SEC rendered a decision ordering petitioner to change its corporate name. The dispositive portion thereof reads: Petitioners motion for reconsideration was denied by the Court of Appeals on February 16, Hence, the instant petition for review, raising the following assignment of errors: Court of Appeals,  petitioner insists that the decision of the Court of Appeals and the SEC should be set aside because the negligence of its former counsel of record, Atty.
Joaquin Garaygay, in failing to file an answer after its motion to dismiss was denied by the SEC, deprived them of their day in court. The contention is without merit. As a general rule, the negligence of counsel binds the client.
THE CORPORATION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES (FINAL).pdf