Category: Bible

Is Bill Johnson A False Teacher?

Our last post, Is Bethel Church a Cult?, addressed the criticisms of Bethel church in the first part of an article someone sent me titled Bethel Church Believes a Different Gospel. Today we are responding to the second part of that article, which

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Yoked With God

These words of Jesus recently came to mind again. This time I had a few fresh thoughts about being yoked with God. “My Yoke Is Easy And My Burden Is Light.” Matthew 11:25-30 (NIV) At that time Jesus said, “I praise

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Get out of the “Blame Game!”

Last week and the week before we talked about the fallacies of the “100%” criticism. The “100%” criticism claims that we have no right to teach the biblical doctrines of faith and God’s will to heal if we don’t demonstrate them

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Four Marking Characteristics Of The “New Faith Movement” Part 2

Last week we started our discussion of how the “new faith movement” differs from several “faith movements” that people are familiar with from the past. We started by talking about how the focus is changing from “getting your healing” to ministering

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Four Marking Characteristics Of The New “Faith Movement” Part 1

When we begin ministering to others and talking about faith and God’s will to heal, it sometimes uncovers a lot of emotional pain. When I started seeing God heal people, I was weeping all the time because of what I

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The Supernatural Grace Of Giving

Last week and the week before, we contrasted the stories of two widow’s who gave offerings out of dire need. One of these widows experienced a miracle of supernatural provision. The other? Jesus grieved over her oppression. Have you ever

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When To Give Out Of Need And Expect Supernatural Provision

  Last week we compared the story of the widow of Zarephath with the story of the widow in the New Testament who put all she had to live in on in the offering. We saw that rather than being

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The Widow’s Mite And The Widow Of Zarephath—Truth In Tension

Today we’re looking at two Bible stories which are often thought of as parallel. However, they actually demonstrate truth in tension. Understanding this will help us to experience heaven on earth in the area of giving, finances. and supernatural provision.

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God’s Favor Can Make You The Most Influential Person Wherever You Are!

Two weeks ago, we talked about resisting Satan’s accusations that we’ve messed up or lost God’s favor when circumstances become difficult. Then last week we started examining how Paul walked in God’s favor regardless of the circumstances. Today we will

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Do You Know God’s Favor Is On You?

Last week we talked about resisting the lies of the enemy that say God has abandoned us. It’s important to maintain confidence that God’s favor rests on us in Christ, and to realize that sometime God’s favor is actually what

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