Waiting and dating by dr myles munroe
At that time I didn’t know that Oral Roberts was carrying on the Word of Faith traditions of New Thought practitioners such as Kenneth Hagin, Kenneth Copeland, Essex Kenyan, Norman Vincent Peale, Robert Schuler, and many other false teachers of the time.Though I didn’t know anything about Word of Faith or New Thought then I knew that the way they were representing Christianity was just not right somehow. Lewis called "Screwtape Letters" was a clever idea in exposing a number of tactics of the enemy.Their desire to portray Christians as rich, beautiful, healthy, perfect, and virtually sinless (holiness) went directly against the example of Jesus, the Apostles and the early church. Those principles are still at work today in many churches.Following is a list of some of the things the enemy wants to see in churches and Christians in order to bring them down.This is called eisegesis or plugging your own ideas into the Scriptures instead of exegesis, gaining understanding and interpretation of the Bible by studying it in context and in the scope of the whole written Word.
Even back then I had come to realize that their way of representing Christianity was not in line with the Scriptures.And the LORD said unto me, “The backsliding Israel hath justified herself more than treacherous Judah.” (KJV) Israel had turned away from the Lord and had gone after the gods of Canaan, namely Baal and Asherah.Because Israel had prostituted herself with false gods in worshipping the polytheistic gods that started at Babel, God had declared He was divorcing Israel and would send them into exile until they again returned to the true God.Richardson, rather, sets forth what has become the foundation for the false teachings of the WCGIP, YWAM, a number of Bible translation societies and the Emerging Church ...
the propostion that men from Gentile cultures have always been seeking God and that Gentile cultures were already worshipping the true God before missionaries came with the Gospel.
I was driving along and noticing that spring has sprung here in North Carolina.