Warning People about False Teachers, Prophets, and Healers Didn’t Cease with the Apostles

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Even though many people claim to believe that Jesus is the same yesterday today and forever, and even though the same “many people” claim that all of scripture is for today and we shouldn’t “cut large sections” out of scripture, those same “many people” would rather stick their heads in the sand and act like those verses don’t exist.

Those same people claim you’re just being religious, divisive, and finding fault, if you decide to take those verses seriously. They love taking some scriptures seriously when it allows them to tag the authority of God to every vain imagination and odd manifestation their mind can create. But if you dare discern their vain imaginations and manifestations using other portions of scripture, then all of the sudden you’re a judgmental pharisee with a religious spirit who wants to persecute and divide the body of Christ.

Here are some scriptures that are still for today. Notice how many of them alert us to be aware of people claiming to speak words from God, and claiming to do signs, wonders, miracles, and healing for God. If you’re against taking portions of scripture out of the bible, then you need to take these seriously too.

You should be really suspicious of people who claim to be prophets or miracle workers who seem hostile to being discerned and tested, given the fact that scripture really tells us to be be on the lookout for them.

Matthew 24

23 Then if anyone says to you, ‘Behold, here is the Christ,’ or ‘There He is,’ do not believe him. 24 For false Christs and false prophets will arise and will show great signs and wonders, so as to mislead, if possible, even the elect. 25 Behold, I have told you in advance.26 So if they say to you, ‘Behold, He is in the wilderness,’ do not go out, or, ‘Behold, He is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe them.

1 Timothy 4

1 But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons, by means of the hypocrisy of liars seared in their own conscience as with a branding iron, menwho forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.

Jude

Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints. For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 11
But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ. For if one comes and preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or you receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a different gospel which you have not accepted, you bear this beautifully.

13 For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. 14 No wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. 15 Therefore it is not surprising if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness, whose end will be according to their deeds.

2 Thessalonians 2

Now we request you, brethren, with regard to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him, that you not be quickly shaken from your composure or be disturbed either by a spirit or a message or a letter as if from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come. Let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not come unless the apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction, who opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, displaying himself as being God. Do you not remember that while I was still with you, I was telling you these things? And you know what restrains him now, so that in his time he will be revealed. For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only he who now restrains will do so until he is taken out of the way. Then that lawless one will be revealed whom the Lord will slay with the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by the appearance of His coming; that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,10 and with all the deception of wickedness for those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved.11 For this reason God will send upon them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false, 12 in order that they all may be judged who did not believe the truth, but took pleasure in wickedness.

1 Timothy 1

As I urged you upon my departure for Macedonia, remain on at Ephesus so that you may instruct certain men not to teach strange doctrines, nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than furthering the administration of God which is by faith. But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.For some men, straying from these things, have turned aside to fruitless discussion, wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions.

Matthew 7

15 “Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Grapes are not gathered from thorn bushes nor figs from thistles, are they? 17 So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit. 18 A good tree cannot produce bad fruit, nor can a bad tree produce good fruit. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 So then, you will know them by their fruits.

21 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. 22 Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?’ 23 And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’

2 Timothy 4

I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom: 2preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction. 3For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,and will turn away their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths.

1 John 4

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God; and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God; this is the spirit of the antichrist, of which you have heard that it is coming, and now it is already in the world. You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.They are from the world; therefore they speak as from the world, and the world listens to them. We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

 

 

 

 

Torturing God’s Sick Sheep: Stop Making Excuses for Being Sick Says Sid Roth

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Sid Roth just tortured God’s sick, disabled, and suffering sheep. Sid claimed he was going to expose why Christians remain unhealed. He told Christians to stop making excuses for being sick and to come to their senses. Roth said the problem is that Christians give up too easy. Roth says Jesus is sitting there waiting for us to get our healing.

Sid says we’re to demand our healing, and if it takes demanding our healing up to 50 times per day until it’s gone, then that’s what we’re to do.

This is abuse and torture of God’s sheep.

 

Full video here.

“Healing Is Coming”: Another Sheep Oppressing Prosperity Gospel Ministry in Panama City Beach, Florida

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Healing Is Coming” is an outreach of Beachside Fellowship in Panama City Beach, Florida. Ramon and Marsha Duvall are the pastors of Beachside Fellowship. You might see a website HealingIsComing.life associated with them.

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This outreach and church is just another word of faith, health and wealth, and prosperity gospel church. Their resource page links to some of the worst money-grubbing prosperity gospel ministries.

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They teach the false teaching that healing and prosperity are dependent on the words you speak. You can be healthy and wealthy if you speak the right words. They believe our words have the same creative power as the words of God. They grossly mishandle and overextend Proverbs 18:21.

Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

The tongue and what you do with it, determines whether you have life or death in your life. Whether you have blessing or cursing. Whether you have sickness or health. Whether you have poverty or prosperity, it’s all determined by what you do with your tongue. We choose every day the kind of life we live.

Hear the above quote in the video below.

Yes our words can influence the course of our life, but they can’t create things the same way God’s words can.

This teaching was not practiced by the early church. Timothy had a stomach illness, and Paul didn’t tell him to speak a healing into existence. Paul had to visit Galatia because of an illness. If this was a practice of the early church, surely Paul, a man who wrote a significant amount of the new testament, would have taught it. He did have a lot of revelation after all. Paul told Christians to expect weakness and participation in the groaning pains of the fallen creation. This inspired man of God didn’t say it could be spoken away with faith filled words.

1 Timothy 5:23

23 (No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.)

Galatians 4:13

13 You know it was because of a bodily ailment that I preached the gospel to you at first,

Romans 8:22-26

22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. 23 And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies. 24 For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? 25 But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

A great way to beat God’s sheep, and cause them to despair is to tell them they’re poor and sick because they aren’t speaking the right words, or aren’t exercising the right level of faith.  As you saw above that wasn’t something taught by Paul.

Paul clearly didn’t have the expectations of these false prosperity teachers.

1 Corinthians 4:11

11 Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling place;

Please don’t let these doctrines of demons cause you to despair. They’re lies of Satan.

Benny Hinn Gives Steve Munsey Permission to Money Grub and Exploit Cancer Patients in the Name of God on His Set

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Benny Hinn gave Steve Munsey permission to exploit cancer patients and the poor, and money grub on his set, all in the name of God. In 2018 Hinn gave the impression he understood the heresy of the prosperity gospel, but this is clearly not the case. For a donation of $77 cancer patients were offered healing, parents were offered salvation of wayward children, and those who had lost money in business were offered restoration.

Full video here.

Pur$ecuted: Todd White Thinks He’s Being Persecuted Because He Loves Righteousness and Jesus

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Todd White mistakes criticism of his false teaching with being persecuted for righteousness sake and loving Jesus. He did some panhandling for filming equipment in a recent video, and concluded the video with a prayer. He drags the good name of Jesus into his false teaching and greed, and ever so piously prays for those who are “persecuting” him.

Todd White’s major mentor is the money grubber Kenneth Copeland. White gives an involved defense of the prosperity gospel here.

 

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Check out The Todd White Cornucopia of False Teaching for more information on Todd White.

Todd White and his followers may in fact be very sincere, but very deceived. They need to understand that the heat he gets isn’t because people despise the preaching of the gospel and righteousness. The heat is because he’s preaching a false gospel.

“Gorilla Glue” Revival Endorsed by Dr. Michael Brown?: Light the Fire Again Pensacola 2019

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Dr.Michael Brown appears to endorse the idea that the greatest thing that can happen to you is for you to be “Gorilla Glued” to the floor by God for hours. In the promotional video for Light the Fire Again 2019 in Pensacola, Florida there are odd spiritual manifestations. At the end, the narrator says the greatest thing that could happen to you is for the promise of the Father to come so mightily upon you that it would take three hours for you to peel yourself off of the floor. Dr. Brown is one of the featured speakers at this self described “revival conference”.

I call it “Gorilla Glued” because that’s what comes to mind when I hear this promoted as the greatest thing that can happen to you. These demonic manifestations are being promoted as if they’re a significant part of the conference. Does Dr. Brown really think the greatest thing that can happen to you in a revival is for you to be overtaken and “Gorilla Glued” to the carpet for hours? Is that really what revival is all about? The video says we need to become acclimated to these things.

The full video is here.

Hillsong: Have Communion with Cookie & Juice or Whatever Is Convenient

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Hillsong Church invited people to take communion at home with a cookie and juice or whatever is convenient.

1 Cor 11:13-24

23 For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body, which is for[f] you. Do this in remembrance of me.”[g] 25 In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.” 26 For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.

27 Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty concerning the body and blood of the Lord. 28 Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. 29 For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment on himself. 30 That is why many of you are weak and ill, and some have died.[h] 31 But if we judged[i] ourselves truly, we would not be judged. 32 But when we are judged by the Lord, we are disciplined[j] so that we may not be condemned along with the world.

33 So then, my brothers,[k] when you come together to eat, wait for[l] one another—34 if anyone is hungry, let him eat at home—so that when you come together it will not be for judgment. About the other things I will give directions when I come.