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Comfort for those in Las Vegas who are suffering from recent shooting

I know we are all shaken up from yesterday. Spent some quiet time in the Word with the Lord this morning, and really hoping for more peaceful, quiet times throughout the day. I hope you too can find at least … Continue reading

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The Great Commission

Jesus came and told his disciples, “I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy … Continue reading

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The persecution of Christians: A look at what the Bible says about work for the Kingdom and Christianity…

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord. — I Corinthians 15:58 NKJV At the end of Chapter 15 of I Corinthians, … Continue reading

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The forgotten verse of 1 Corinthians 11:19 about heresies and the crucial gift of discernment

http://www.bibletruths.net/archives/BTARO96.htm There are so many verses in the Bible that are over-preached and then many which are conveniently ignored by modern-day teachers who preach unity at any cost.  Yes, unity is a good thing, but to have true, Godly unity…it must … Continue reading

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Escape from Bethel

Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: Escape from Bethel

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Calling a Christian a Pharisee

Originally posted on God Running:
Emil Nolde – Pharisees (1900) Calling a Christian a Pharisee I heard a great bible study Wednesday night and I want to encourage you to listen to it. Just click on 2 Chronicles 17:1-19:3 11-06-13 W7101 by…

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Calvary Chapel ‘anointed’ pastor pleads guilty to murdering mistress

http://calvarychapelabuse.com/wordpress/calvary-chapel-pastor-in-florida-pleads-guilty-to-murdering-his-mistress/ Calvary Chapel pastors should be very careful when they make the claim that they are “God’s anointed”.

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Cults: Is Calvary Chapel a cult? Is the Moses Model doctrine unbiblical?

Originally posted on Christian Apologetics Research of Nevada:
Is Calvary Chapel a cult?  I am not saying it is or isn’t, but let’s explore the signs and evidence.  Most people view Calvary Chapels as a place where they can go…

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Is your church guilty of spiritual abuse?

Is your church guilty of spiritual abuse? Don’t underestimate the danger of spiritual abuse. It devastates one’s pysche, causes depression and post traumatic stress disorder, and leaves victims spiritually barren. When those in spiritual authority manipulate, intimidate, and control others … Continue reading

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Possible Tithing Manipulation: It’s Bad in Sin City, is it Bad in Your Town?

Originally posted on Christian Apologetics Research of Nevada:
http://youtu.be/PXgSYwMBGM4 A look at what the Book of Malachi really says (in context). Green Valley Baptist Church http://www.mygvbc.com has taught believers to “test the tithe” while quoting Malachi 3 verses… https://lasvegasapologetics.wordpress.com/2012/12/22/a-testimony/ Often,…

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NEW: ‘Beware of Bethel’ by Bill Randles: A Brief Summary of Bill Johnson’s Unbiblical Teachings

This ministry and many others believe that Bill Johnson has led multitudes away from the sound doctrine of the Bible with his anti-Christian teachings and twisted scriptures which are not rightly divided (2 Timothy 2:15).  In early Christianity, this was … Continue reading

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Alert: New Video by Pastor Christopher Lawson on the Observations of Calvary Chapel

https://vimeo.com/158996319 CALVARY CHAPEL ALERT – THE RISING STORM and A CLARION CALL for HUMILITY, TRUTH and REPENTANCE: Observations for Calvary Chapel Leaders to Consider Please watch this very loving and truthful video on the Calvary Chapel movement.  Please pray about … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit can be very bold!

Check out these words from the Holy Spirit (Stephen, who was full of the Holy Spirit, wrote them).  This is the New Testament in Acts 7.  Sometimes, the Holy Spirit fills a person with boldness for the truth.  This also … Continue reading

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The Misunderstood Gift of Discernment

The following was photographed from the Free Believers Network.  It is perhaps the best description of the spiritual gift of discernment I have seen so far.

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More Calvary Chapel Apostasy on the Horizon

http://www.piratechristian.com/berean-examiner/azusa-redux-lou-engle-greg-laurie-uniting-denominations Please read above!  More Calvary Chapel apostasy.

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RIGHT JUDGEMENT

Originally posted on m'kayla's korner:
As we well know, speaking truth is often met with offense by nay-sayers, people who don’t like to know or hear what the bible has to say in certain areas. Anymore, the phrases…

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An interesting article about sociopathy at church – worth reading

http://www.remnantxradio.com/apps/blog/is-your-pastor-a-sociopath-by-jeremy

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How important is ‘doctrine’?

How important is doctrine to Jesus? Very! So important is right teaching to Jesus that He says anyone who runs ahead and does not continue in it does not have God. “Anyone who runs ahead and does not continue in … Continue reading

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Are you a ‘vessel of honor’? Cleanse yourself from the false teachers and become one!

Been looking at a few verses in the Bible. 2 Timothy 2:21 speaks of “vessels of honor”. Here is what it says… “If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, and fit … Continue reading

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Are you bold with the scriptures like Apollos? What is a religious spirit?

Ministry of Apollos 24 Now a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the Scriptures, came to Ephesus. 25 This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in … Continue reading

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What has been your experience with Calvary Chapel in Henderson, Green Valley, Las Vegas or elsewhere? Why are so many Christians asking the question, ‘Is Calvary Chapel a cult?”

https://lasvegasapologetics.wordpress.com/2016/04/24/alert-new-video-by-pastor-christopher-lawson-on-the-observations-of-calvary-chapel/ Have you attended a Calvary Chapel and noticed any false teaching, practices or mentalities?  If so, would you please prayerfully consider posting your testimony on the end of this post in the comments section?  You can choose any name … Continue reading

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Alert! Planning on attending the upcoming ‘Built to Last Conference’ with Benny and Wendy Perez in Las Vegas? Read this first! Why does Beni Johnson hug the graves of dead people? Necromancy in the church?

According to a Christian Post article, Benny Perez, pastor of the Church at South Las Vegas, will be hosting a three-day pastors’ conference on November 5-7, 2013. Encouraging you to research before you go. Yesterday, I was investigating Beni Johnson … Continue reading

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Escape the Lie, An Interview

Originally posted on m'kayla's korner:
Looky what just “escaped” from the internet: Escape From Bethel ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The website containing my interview is no longer in operation. Just “poof” and it is no longer there, along with the contact…

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‘The Circle Maker’ promoted by Crossword Baptist Church in Henderson: Christian book or false book?

http://beginningandend.com/the-circle-maker-heresy-witchcraft-in-the-church/ The link above is provided solely for the purposes of examining the book, The Circle Maker.  LVAE does not necessarily agree with all teachings on the above website. The lead pastor at Crossword Baptist Church in Henderson, Nevada was freely … Continue reading

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‘Scriptural proof that Bethel Church is harmful’ by Kevin Kleint

Hi friends…. Chances are, one or more churches in your area have embraced this massive new movement out of Bethel Church in Redding, California.  Check out this link:  http://www.false-prophets.org/bethel-church-harmful/

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‘Grace Like Rain’ by Todd Agnew

This is such a wonderful reminder.  Love this song!  Wanted to share as a reminder of God’s love and grace. 

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Are you sure you are following the right person? False spirits invade the church and doctrines of demons

Friends, These days, we must be extra discerning who we are “following”.  Who are you learning from? “That we from now on be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the … Continue reading

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Cult Expert Rick Ross on Southern Nevada Cults… Las Vegas vulnerable “‘Probably the one characteristic of Vegas that makes it vulnerable to this sort of activity is, like other cities in the Sun Belt, that there are many new residents … Continue reading

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Discernment Detractors: Calling Good Evil by Warren Smith

Originally posted on Which Jesus Do You Follow?:
This is basically a list of accusations from those who want to cling to false teachings and vain worldly philosophies as a way to avoid the light of the truth and sear…

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Psalm 121

This is just a great Psalm and a reminder of God’s faithfulness and love. Psalm 121 New King James Version (NKJV) God the Help of Those Who Seek Him A Song of Ascents. I will lift up my eyes to … Continue reading

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Spiritual abuse by church leadership. Not uncommon, sadly.

Spiritual Abuse By Church Leadership. Not uncommon, sadly..

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Proof that there is a similarity between Gnostic teaching and Bethel Church doctrine

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David Wilkerson sermon on John 8: Counterfeit Christians and loving the Word of God and sound doctrine

Originally posted on Christian Apologetics Research of Nevada:
John 8 New King James Version (NKJV) 8 But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Now early[a] in the morning He came again into the temple, and all the people came to Him;…

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Are you a ‘fine linen’ Christian? White and clean?

Yesterday, was at a friend’s house.  The linens in this house were so bright white and clean.  There were only white linens on all beds throughout the house.  It was refreshing and pure.  I thought that would be nice in … Continue reading

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Gnostic heresy in churches today: a post from Bethel Sozo Research Group and a reminder of the upcoming ‘Holy Spirit Conference’ at International Church of Las Vegas (ICLV; Paul Goulet) in July 2013

http://www.bethelsozo.blogspot.com/2013/06/gnostic-heresy-interesting-find-in.html The above is a new post from Bethel Sozo Research concerning Bethel Church (Redding, CA; Pastor Bill Johnson) and their public teaching about Christ’s lack of divinity.  This is the same church that International Church of Las Vegas (Pastor … Continue reading

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