Steven Anderson preaches that the Bible is God

Anderson has always preached that the Bible is both the words of God and also God himself, based on misunderstanding a few scriptures. Below are two videos that show this theology.

Post Author: Joshua Lindsey

My name is Joshua Lindsey. I live in Minnesota, and with my wife and children am a faithful member of my local independent Baptist Church. I have taught Sunday School classes and children’s classes, and also had the opportunity to preach at several churches. I teach Bible college classes on the Pentateuch, Atheism and Faith, Chrsitian Denominations, Bible Preservation (A defense of the underlying texts of the KJV), Bible Geography and Customs, Church Graphic Design, and some others. My father is an Independent Baptist Pastor in Wisconsin, and I grew up in a home full of love for the Lord. My parents raised me in the Bible, and are faithful to this day in witnessing and discipling. Although I was constantly immersed in biblical teaching and preaching, I did not personally believe in Jesus as described in John 3:16 until my freshman year in Bible college. In the many years since then, I have grown in grace and the Lord has given me opportunity to serve him in ministry. Among other ministries, I run my church’s print shop and participate in door-to-door evangelism. In doctrine, I affirm the truth that has been passed down from church to church since the time of Christ. I affirm the deity of Christ, his death, burial, and bodily resurrection, the personhood of the Holy Spirit, the Trinity, the virgin birth, the inerrancy and infallibility of the scriptures, the inspiration and preservation of the scriptures, the imminent return of Christ and his future literal millennial reign. I accept the canonicity of the 66 books of scripture, I believe that God commands all men to repent, that Christ draws all men to himself, that any person can believe and be saved. I believe salvation cannot be forfeited or taken away. I believe Christ’s command to go to all the world and preach the Gospel is still applicable to us today. I believe in a future literal judgment seat of Christ and a Great white throne judgment. I believe that no person will enter heaven except through Jesus Christ. I reject all false religions: Islam, Judaism, new Age, etc. I reject the teaching that God elects some men to damnation, giving them no chance to be saved. I reject the idea that God did not preserve his words and that recent manuscript discoveries provide us with a more accurate Bible that was not available to past generations of Christians. I reject the concept of a universal church. I reject the idea that Baptism plays a part in salvation. I believe many things additionally not listed here. My views align with the scripture and with the beliefs that faithful churches have held since the time of Christ, and have held under the title of “Baptist” for many centuries now.

3 thoughts on “Steven Anderson preaches that the Bible is God

    Craig

    (February 15, 2019 - 12:08 pm)

    A most excellent find. Immediately, I thought of Sikhism, who worship their book, the Guru Granth Sahib as god. From http://www.sikhanswers.com/worship-ceremonies-institutions/why-and-how-do-sikhs-bow-before-sri-guru-granth-sahib-ji/ – quote, “There is no difference between the Order and Word of God and God Himself.” In Sikh temples, the focus of worship is towards their book. Sikhs bow to it, All worship is done facing this book. In effect, they are making the book as their god.

    I don’t think Steven Anderson teaches such things in deliberate acts of attempting to blur the lines between Christianity and other religions, but I think it’s his pride, stubborness, poor education and, I would say, his histrionics, that result in him teaching various damage. In effect, it could be said that he is aiding the one world religion without even realizing it, and this saddens me.

    Joy

    (February 17, 2019 - 11:31 am)

    The first minute of the first video proves that he does not literally think the Bible is God. He says it’s just a book but that the living Word is God because “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
    ‭‭John‬ ‭1:1‬ ‭KJV‬”. It’s very simple to understand if you don’t hate the guy.

    Natasya Situmorang

    (April 6, 2019 - 3:29 am)

    Joy, just because brother Joshua Lindsey begged to differ, it doesn’t mean that he hates Steven Anderson. Disagreement does not equal to hate.

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