Tag Archives | Holy Spirit

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“Desiring God” Says God Can’t/Won’t Make Gay People Straight

Jackie Hill-Perry is an American poet, writer, hip hop artist and a professing Christian. When the hip hop artist penned a piece expressing her view that Christians should stop telling gay people that God can make them straight, not surprisingly what she said provoked a storm of criticism from those who disagree with her along with […]

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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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Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry – Normalizing Mysticism

Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry is nothing of the sort. It’s a sham. Just a way Bethel Church leaders have devised to get their hooks into people, especially undiscerning young people. If you’re unfamiliar with Bethel Church in Redding CA, the senior pastor is the notorious  “Apostle” Bill Johnson.  For reasons that will become clear, Bethel’s considered […]

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Contemplative Prayer or the Holy Spirit – It Can’t Be Both

According to Ray Yungen, Christians are lulled into Contemplative Prayer (CP) by the emphasis on seeking the Kingdom of God and greater piety —  especially vulnerable are Christians who are not grounded firmly in the faith. Those who practice CP seek to experience God in an inexplicable way. Church leaders and pastors should be able […]

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Why Dr. Michael Brown Has No Credibility

In 2016, Anthony Wade came down hard on Christian apologist Michael Brown for showing a stunning lack of discernment over the years. In light of  the company he keeps (see the wolves he associates with here), should we have any confidence in Dr. Brown at all? Should someone who knowingly runs with ravenous wolves be […]

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The Modern Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit

Those involved in the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) continually blaspheme the Holy Spirit. This is a grave sin, brethren. Sadly, people involved in this movement refuse to receive correction, even when it is coming from highly regarded Bible scholars. A complete misunderstanding of the function and activity of the Holy Spirit in the life of […]

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What Do I See? False Prophets Everywhere — Not a Lucid Word to Spare

According to false prophetess Jennifer LeClaire, “If you can see it, you can have it. Once you see My [referring to God] promises through the eyes of faith–really see them–you can obtain them; you can pull them down from the spirit realm into your life’s reality.” And this is in the Bible…where, exactly? What does that […]

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Getting wasted with the Holy Spirit at Bethel Redding

In part 2 of a series Holly Pivec of Spirit of Error penned on Bethel Redding’s Firestarters course, we were alerted to Bethel Church’s attempt to draw people into the world of the occult by teaching participants how to “burn with passion for God.” In this installment Pivec reveals that students were taught to imagine themselves holding a huge bottle […]

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