Category Archives: Apostasy and unholiness in churches

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘San Francisco City Impact’ conference outreach at Warfield Theatre LVAE was saddened to see that Francis Chan (a favorite author) has joined hands with those out of Bethel Church in Redding, California for an upcoming conference on August 17th, 2013. … Continue reading

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International Church of Las Vegas (ICLV) promotes and welcomes John Bevere in spring 2013: Concerns and questions amid controversy over self-help book ‘The Secret’

ICLV’s acceptance and promotion of John Bevere has raised a red flag for Las Vegas Apologetics.  There is an ongoing, public debate regarding Bevere’s teachings from his books. Keep in mind! This is the same John Bevere who is seen … Continue reading

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Only One Jesus Can Save: 100% Divine and 100% Human

Check out this article by Bethel Sozo Research Group (BSRG): http://www.bethelsozo.blogspot.com/2013/03/only-one-jesus-can-save-100-divine-and.html Sadly, there are so many teachers and pastors today who are attempting to change either the divinity or the humanity of Christ our savior.  This would be trying to … Continue reading

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‘Speaking the Truth in Love’ by Mark G. Judy

It is becoming sadly apparent that there is a grave misunderstanding of what “speaking the truth in love” means. Some think it means that they must “feel good” about your message. Or, that it means there is a warm fuzzy vibe … Continue reading

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Calvary Pastor/Missionary to never return to Calvary again due to Moses Model and other corruption…

Greetings! Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay in my correspondence. A number of things have transpired since I last wrote, many good things of course, and some very difficult things too.  The difficult things have very much slowed … Continue reading

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

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; and He sat down and taught them. 3 Then the … Continue reading

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Is the Tithe Biblical and for New Testament times?

Here is an interesting 3-part article on the tithe law vs. the New Testament pattern of giving: http://www.newtestamentpattern.net/christianarticles/shouldachristiantithe/originsanddevelopment.htm

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Many modern day "pastors", "apostles" and "prophets" are New Age Gnostics (false prophets), not Christians…

By Travers van der Merwe Perturbing Trends Unfortunately, Gnostic trends are developing at an alarming rate within the Church. As early as the Second Century, Gnosticism infiltrated Christian theology. Since that time, it has gradually saturated the Church and is … Continue reading

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Clouds and wind without rain: A reminder of the Book of Jude and true prophetic vs. false prophetic…

The Bible speaks of true prophecy in the New Testament and Old Testament (of both the ‘gift of prophecy’ and true prophets in the New Testament).  The Bible also speaks of false prophecy (2 Peter 2:1; Matt. 7; Jude; etc.) in the Old Testament … Continue reading

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True and False Division

TRUE AND FALSE DIVISION  “How many times have you heard that somebody was “causing division in the church?” Well, maybe they were supposed to! After all, there are two things that cause division according to the Bible: truth and error. … Continue reading

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The Code of Silence in the Assembly

Code of Silence Please click on the above link. Make sure your church does not have a “Code of Silence”. If it does, you are at an unbiblical church.

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Chuck Smith believes AND TEACHES that some Mormons are going to heaven and are Christian

Jesus and the apostles emphasized over and over again that we are to “test the Spirits” (1 John 4:1, among many other scripture verses) and not trust everyone who claims to speak for God. That is a command, not an … Continue reading

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The Moses Cults

The Moses Cults, by Jim Baumgaertel Many religious groups exercise unbiblical control over their people. They are authoritarian cults. Often there is a single leader around whose personality the religious group revolves. One way that such power and control is … Continue reading

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Dangers of the Accomodating Gospel: antinomian gospel, watered-down gospel in the churches, ‘another Jesus’

Dangers of the Accomodating Gospel, by David Wilkerson Paul’s Warning Paul warned of the coming of another gospel and another Jesus (2 Corinthians 11:4). He warned the church that it’s really not another gospel but a perversion of the true … Continue reading

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Bill Johnson, Bethel church in Redding: Teachings on deity of Christ, sovereignty of God, dominionism, false gospels, God’s view on sickness

The following is a look at Bill Johnson’s sermon at Bethel Church of Redding, California from Sunday, August 15, 2010. I am only analyzing his teachings in light of the Word of God. To hear Johnson say these things with … Continue reading

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Grace without the ‘fear of the Lord’?

I am reminded of how God deals with sin in the church, and how He doesn’t take it lightly.  So often, these days, we hear ‘judge not’ and just tolerate and embrace continued wickedness in the church.  Peace at any … Continue reading

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A documentary, dated April 23, 2011, concerning America and the Bible…

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Public Facebook page owner Mark Brown and Christi Armstrong teachings on divorce and marriage (Jesus Christ, The Bible, Global Scope Ministries): False or true? ‘Emotional Abuse’ grounds for divorce?

In the opinion of LVAE, fellow Christians need to be very alert with certain public teachers’ teachings and how they claim their teachings are “Biblical” and from Jesus Himself.  This ministry has no ill-will toward these teachers, but encourages caution … Continue reading

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