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by Daryl WinerdThe argument is tight and convincing. 9/10
I could wish that they had dealt with Rom. 7:2-3 in its own chapter. Also, the syllogism of Eph. 5:25:
1. A husband must be like Jesus Christ.
2. Jesus Christ never divorces His wife.
Conclus…Though he ought to have loved his wife by listening and asking better questions, Sir Percy took risks in a noble cause and devoted his life to preserving the lives of others.by Tim MarshallGeography heavily influences the politics and economies of the world’s nations.
An interesting and perhaps important book which educates the citizen to vital factors about the region and country to which he is obligated to vote, pray, …by John BunyanPerhaps the greatest book ever written outside the Bible.
For its glorious and compelling presentation of Christ as well as intensity that comes straight from Scripture, this book deserves more honor than Pilgrim’s Progress.
1….Feminism is one more wave of attack on Western culture. 7/10.
Category Archives: Prosperity gospel
Mark #8: They Draw the Affections to Earth
The whole message of the NT is to draw your heart to Heaven, not earth. “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 “But store up … Continue reading
Mark #7: They Have an Aversion to Humility
Where do we see pride? The translator, microphone, volume level, technology, clothing, mannerisms, and words all say, “Look at me. Notice me. Enjoy the demonstration.” Peter says that all elders should be clothed with humility (1 Peter 5:5), meaning the … Continue reading
Mark #6: They Ignore the Great Themes of Scripture
Here are some themes they do not talk about much. Christ’s death for the sin of sinners The next life: Future judgment in Heaven or Hell Humility, repentance, and saving faith The glory and beauty of the Father, Son, and … Continue reading
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Mark #5: They Assume Their Listeners Are All Born Again
After he was done preaching he told us he wanted to close in prayer. But just before closing our eyes he asked us if we wanted to be saved. Whoever wants to be saved was invited to come forward and … Continue reading
Mark #4: They Prostitute the Old Testament
The promises given to Israel are immediately transferred to the church. For example he read Exodus 4:16: Moreover, he shall speak for you to the people; and he will be as a mouth for you and you will be as … Continue reading
Mark #3: They Consistently Disobey Explicit Scriptural Teaching About Tongues
The man Friday night “spoke in tongues” twice. If anyone speaks in a tongue, it should be by two or at the most three, and each in turn, and one must interpret; 28 but if there is no interpreter, he … Continue reading
Mark #2: They Are Intentionally Vague
Their strength is in the shadows. Real light, bright gospel light would blind them. Therefore, they must take broad terms and coerce them into service. If the verse says “children of light,” then they will shout and repeat “light” as … Continue reading
Mark #1: They Do Not Stay Long in a Single Verse
Prosperity preachers cannot explain verses in their context. Taking a paragraph and opening up its meaning is as foreign to them as a time of silence in a modern church. Friday night, for example, the speaker did use many verses. … Continue reading
Identifying Prosperity Preachers
Our Lord warned us that many false teachers would be performing miracles, casting out demons, and preaching in the name of Jesus (Matt. 7:21-22). Peter, the leader of the apostles, told us that false prophets who love money would be … Continue reading
A Different Spirit: African Churches That Don’t Like the Gospel
Not five meters from where I was sitting on the front row, I heard an African pastor shout, “Command it [money] into your bank account!” The scene is fresh in my mind since I just returned this evening. Here are … Continue reading
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