2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV
Misinterpretation: Some in the UPC say that the people “called by God’s Name” are Oneness Pentecostals (because they believe in baptism in Jesus’ Name).
Facts: This Scripture was written at least 400-500 years before Christ, and the event that it was recording was the dedication of Solomon’s Temple, which happened almost 1,000 years before Christ! The promise in 2 Chr. 7:14 was to the Jews, not to Oneness Pentecostals, or even to Christians in general. Of course, I do believe that the forgiveness of sins is a Biblical concept, and this Scripture is certainly a beautiful illustration of that! However, it is a mistake to say that this Scripture is talking directly to anyone but the Israelites.