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What is ‘Bridal Mysticism’? And why is it so prevalent?

In this piece, Elizabeth Prata of The End Time answers these questions. Romantic eroticism is the term she uses to describe the way in which some professing Christian women describe an encounter they supposedly had with God.  Beth Moore claims she had an experience with God where she felt as if He was enfolding her; […]

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What could be wrong with learning to “hear God’s voice”?

In this blog post, Holy Pivec of Spirit of Error shares some of the highly unbiblical teaching that’s coming out of the apostate New Apostolic Reformation and is being taught to young and old alike. Sadly, many pastors and church leaders are biblically illiterate; thus they’re feeding their sheep unsound theology, even heresy, as evidenced in Pivec’s piece. […]

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Hillsong United

Hillsong: Heresy Goes Hollywood

For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into sensuality and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.  Jude 4 Jude could have been talking about CEO and co-founder of Hillsong, Brian Houston. Houston’s critics–and there are many–claim he is a consummate […]

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Wolf Little Red Riding Hood

Some Christian news blogs and high-profile leaders overlook the truth

By Marsha West When I heard that Jan Crouch died of a massive stroke, to be quite honest, I was not saddened by the news.  Why?  Well, for one thing Jan and her deceased husband Paul promoted the worst sort of heresy imaginable: Word of Faith.  But you wouldn’t find that out by reading the […]

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Is Overflow and Enlightenment Truly Coming to Cartersville’s Women

Women are being urged to attend yet another women’s event.  One of the organizers is Andrea Helton. Ms Helton supposedly received a word from the Lord over coffee with her mama telling her to organize an ecumenical gathering for women.   Seth Dunn isn’t buying that God spoke directly to Helton.  In his blog post […]

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Who has bewitched you?

Calvary Chapel, Bill Hybels, and Jesuit Mysticism

Roger Oakland of Understand the Times International says that Calvary Chapel has a new found connection with Bill Hybels, one of the architects of the seeker-sensitive movement.  Oakland wonders how big of an impact this union will have.  There’s a program Willow Creek implemented by Bill Hybels’ son-in-law Aaron Niequist called The Practice that Oakland sees as “the epitome […]

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Jesus Calling Devotional Bible

Jesus Calling Devotional Bible?–Putting Words in Jesus’ Mouth–And in the Bible

The blockbuster book Jesus Calling has sold more the 15 million copies.  Jesus Calling was published in 2004 and has remained on bestseller lists ever since.  According to the book’s publisher, “After many years of writing her own words in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to be more attentive to the Savior’s voice and […]

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Mysticism

Mysticism: Its Origin and Impact on Contemporary Christian Thought

By Zachary Doppelt Verax Institute Within Evangelical Christianity there has been a resurging interest in the writings of the mystics and their intuitive approach to God. This has been noticeable with the growing interest in authors such as Richard Foster, Henri Nouwen and Thomas Merton, as well as the leadership of such scholars such as […]

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Buddhism and Christianity

Mainstreaming Mystic Mindedness

This piece by Gaylene Goodroad is posted on Herescope.  Christians who are involved in Eastern mysticism will read this, see the danger, and leave it.  The Christian who chooses to participate in any sort of pagan practice is in rebellion against God. Eastern Meditation as the Universal Cure-All “For You have abandoned Your people, the house […]

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