“But solid food belongs to those who are mature, that is, those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern good and evil?” (Heb. 5:14).

    Ready for some solid food and real sustenance? Are you in pursuit of Christian maturity? Then use these pages to enhance and enrich your spiritual walk as you pursue the Biblical command to discern truth and error. These articles deal with a variety of discernment issues and the art of testing for truth (including testing the spirits and judging) and using the Bible as our authority for doctrine and practice. Praise be to God for giving believers His Holy Spirit to “guide us into all truth.” (See John 16:13). Learn to discern! 

    “Teach me good discernment and knowledge, for I believe in Thy commandments.” (Ps. 119:66). 



By Steve Mitchell (Power To Stand Ministries)

This article is a trumpet call for men and women in the Church today to rise up and speak out for Biblical Truth. Here's a short treatment of some passages of Scripture that demonstrate that God wants us to be watchmen in this hour when Truth is under attack and discernment is at an "all-time low" in the church today. 

To Judge or Not to Judge?

By Jacob Prasch (Moriel Ministries)

This is a powerful article that will help define what it means to judge, as well as defend the command given in the Bible to do this as an act of obedience to God. Important reading here, from an insightful Bible teacher. 

Guide to Testing the Spirits

By Tom Smith 

Discernment is the key to countering the Devil's deception. Use this article to help clarify the Bible's command to see things for what they really are by the power of the Holy Spirit in the believer's life.


A Study On Judging/Testing Truth

By Sandy Simpson (Deception In The Church Ministries)

Click here for a challenging and practical exhortation to test the teachings of false teachers today using the Bible as our standard. Good insight here with guidelines for practice in discernment. For serious Christians only…


Called to Judge?

By Steve Mitchell (Power To Stand Ministries) 

When questions arise concerning many of today's popular teachings, the phrase "Judge Not!" is often used to discourage a person's right to question or test these teachings by the Word of God. What does the bible allow us to do? Read here to find out. 

Looking At Lonnie Frisbee: A Real Jesus Freak?

By Steve Mitchell (Power To Stand Ministries) 

Jesus Movement historian, David DiSabatino has just released a new documentary film entitled: Frisbee: The Life and Death of a Hippy Preacher and its caused quite a stir in film festivals and churches. It documents the life and times of a hippy, Lonnie Frisbee, who many believed was gifted with great power from God after being extraordinarily commissioned and sent. He became influential in the histories of two large church movements – Calvary Chapels and Vineyards, and it is alleged in the film that because he practiced homosexuality and died of AIDS, his part in the formation and growth in these churches has been marginalized and all but written out of history books.