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Downplaying the Devil in NAR

Should you pray for God’s protection from being deceived and then stop worrying about being deceived by the devil? Likewise, once you pray for protection should you then let your guard down, not worry about your need for protection, and embrace all–and I mean all–manifestations of the miraculous? Holly Pivec explains why putting aside spiritual discernment […]

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The Gigantic Problem Beneath the Really Big Problem

Something is true because it’s actually true-whether you like it or not.  Something is false because it’s actually false-whether you like it or not.  Has the American Evangelical Church abandoned God’s Word? According to Steven Kozar of Messed Up Church, God’s Word has been abandoned. In a letter he wrote, Kozar addresses this along with other […]

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Social Justice is an Attack on the Sufficiency of Scripture

“Make no mistake about it, the Word of God is sufficient and the very moment that we take a step away from the sufficiency of God’s Word we take a step into darkness.” Social Justice has an incorrect beginning and a flawed conclusion, says Josh Buice in an essay he penned for The Statement On Social […]

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What Color is Truth? Biblical Truths that No Blog Post can Change

George Lawson has penned a piece on the Social Justice movement that’s posted over at The Cripplegate blog.  Those who’ve been following the heated controversy are aware that the arguments from hard-core social justice (progressive) Christians regarding “race reconciliation” are subjective not objective. Lawson’s view is that the debate completely ignores biblical truth.  “People are being […]

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The New Apostolic Reformation – A Shelter for the Unqualified

The Bible is absolutely clear regarding the qualifications for a pastor,” says Stephen Colin. In this piece over at Famine In The Land, Colin offers two examples of wolves in sheep’s clothing, Todd Bentley and Mark Driscoll, who have found shelter in the NAR cult, despite the fact that, according to 1 Timothy 3:2-7, both men have disqualified […]

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Getting ‘Unhitched’ from the Old Testament? Andy Stanley Aims at Heresy

Megachurch pastor Andy Stanley describes the effort to retain much of the Old Testament as “intellectually ruinous and morally debilitating.” Albert Mohler, president of Southern Seminary & Boyce College, disagrees. He argues that because the Lord Jesus and the Apostles did not “unhitch the Christian faith from their Jewish Scriptures” as Stanley urges Christians to do, […]

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Bethel’s delusions of grandeur – impervious to the realities of the Carr fire

Before we get to Rick Becker’s piece, here’s a quote by Theresa Dedmon, a woman who’s on the pastoral staff at Bethel Church in Redding CA. Bethel’s not far from the raging Carr fire that took the lives of 7 people and destroyed well over 160,000 acres and 1,077 homes in Shasta County: All of […]

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Women Preaching: It’s Not a Secondary Doctrinal Issue

According to Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley, there are “essential”, “primary”, or “first tier” doctrines a person must hold in order to become a Christian and/or be considered a Christian. So, what are these doctrines? One example she gives is that you must believe you’re a sinner. And if you don’t believe you’re […]

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The hidden pitfall of Bill Johnson’s ‘Red-Letter Revival’

Holly Pivec of Spirit of Error addresses Bethel Church lead pastor and so-called apostle Bill Johnson’s teaching that believers ought to regularly pursue direction from outside of Scripture, “from subjective impressions experienced by ourselves and others rather than from the objective Word of God.”  Are “subjective impressions” found in the Bible?  And do the scriptures suggest […]

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