From John Davis' "Time For Truth!" Newsletter Isssue 80
There are many problems with John Davis' FAKE newsletter article.
1.) I have always said that everyone prays when they get saved per Gal. 4:6 and Romans 8:15-16 which plainly says that "because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father." When we believe the gospel and receive the Holy Spirit (Eph. 1:13) we can then cry out to God "Abba Father". That is WHEN we get saved, but crying out to God is not HOW we got saved. The issue I have always raised is that nobody gets saved BY praying a so called "sinner's prayer". Until we get saved God will not hear our prayers (John 9:31, 1 Pet. 3:12, Prov. 1:28-30, 15:29, 28:9, Micah 3:4, Isa. 1:15, 59:1-4, Ps. 34:15-17, Matt. 7:21-23, 15:8). Prayer is a LABOR, a work (Col. 4:12). We get saved by believing the gospel without works (Rom. 4:5). John Davis pretended in his FAKE newsletter that I use to not believe that people prayed when they got saved.
2.) John Davis pretends like I recently started believing that people pray when they get saved, but the blog post that he selectively quoted from is almost a year old! (June 2016 http://av1611studyblog.blogspot.com/2016/06/calling-upon-name-of-lord-romans-109-13.html)
3.) John Davis claims that he is the one that taught me that people could pray when they got saved, but the blog that he quoted from was a blog post ATTACKING his false doctrine on prayer and salvation that was posted to my page against John Davis' FAKE news letters:
http://av1611studyblog.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_26.html My post was attacking what he believes, that people get saved by praying and confessing their sins. Secondly, my reasons for believing that people pray when they get saved were stated in the post. I do not believe it because of John Davis' FAKE newsletter, it is because Galatians. 4:6 and Romans 8:15-16 say so. (not to mention that it is obvious that people start praying when they get saved, I don't know anyone that hasn't).
4.) John Davis misquoted the following from my post "I fully understand that all people pray when they get saved, Everybody prays (whether in their heart, mind, or mouth) WHEN they get saved." But that is not what I said, Davis invented a FAKE quote for his FAKE newsletter. Davis invented the quote to make it look like I was agreeing with the "sinner's prayer" doctrine. But this is what I actually said,
- "I fully understand that all people pray when they get saved, for the Bible says that when we got saved that God "sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father" (Gal. 4:6). And "ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:" (Rom. 8:15-16). And thus begins a lifelong communion with God by the Holy Ghost whereby we have access to the Father (Eph. 2:18).Everybody prays (whether in their heart, mind, or mouth) WHEN they get saved. However, nobody gets saved BY praying. No apostle, preacher, or evangelist in the Bible ever told anyone to repeat a prayer after them to be saved. It was simply "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved" (Acts 13:38-39, 16:31)."
What is disgusting is that I omitted where I said "for the Bible says" and then claimed that "The Lord used Time for Truth! to reveal this mystery to him".
5.) Davis says "Perhaps he will now believe that Peter Ruckman is saved & in Heaven" as if I believed that Dr. Ruckman wasn't saved. I would like for him to supply I quote where I have ever said that. To the contrary, I got saved after hearing Dr. Ruckman preach the gospel and I have posted his preaching videos to my blog (Davis knows this, he just likes to make up crap). For example, on July 28, 2016 I posted this video of Dr. Ruckman
http://av1611studyblog.blogspot.com/2016/07/dr-ruckman-preaching-gospel.html I also have a lot of his books and DVDs. I got his UFO studies for Christmas last year. My family made several out of state trips to hear him preach before. I purchased his funeral DVD and I use his study Bible. But John Davis falsely accuses me of believing that the Doc wasn't saved...BS!
6.) John Davis says that I was "a clever little boy for disowning his idiot cult teachers like Stammering-Stammite-Stam". First of all, I am 6'3'' and over 300 pounds. Hardly "little". Secondly, C.R. Stam used Romans 10:12 in his tracts that he wrote....but Davis has never read Stam's material so he doesn't know that. Davis pretends to know what people believe without actually reading their material or listening to them to find out. Davis makes up crap as he goes along. He needs to do his homework.
7.) Davis repeatedly refers to "Ed-Phenny" as a hyper dispensationalist, but John Davis is actually more dispensational than bro. Ed. Ed Phenninger does not believe in salvation being by works+faith in the OT, but John Davis does.
Davis needs to start making a real newsletter with real news. He plagiarizes articles from Doc Ruckman (FAKE news), lies about what I believe (FAKE news), and invents quotes from me (FAKE news). What I believe about anything is not "news" anyway and shouldn't be in his newsletter. He should focus more on ministering to his lame, socialist country.
--Eli "Hoss" Caldwell