Category Archives: The Tactics of the False Teachers

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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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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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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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! 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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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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Did the pharisees get rebuked because they obeyed Christ’s teaching or because they disregarded it? Obedience vs. legalism in churches today

“But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” (Titus 2:1) Mark 7 is just one of those chapters in the Bible that is simply fascinating.  Jesus was (and is) so witty how He knew just what to say … Continue reading

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Since when is it slander to reveal or speak out against slander?

Imagine this scenario: You see sin in the church from leaders.  You make a loving confrontation in obedience to God (Galatians 6:1; James 5:19).  Suddenly, your pastor who you love and have known for years calls you into a meeting … Continue reading

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An online discussion pertaining to Calvary Chapel Spring Valley in Las Vegas: Here is what happens at many Calvary Chapels due to lack of accountability and the Moses Model (CC Distinctives) – More testimonies can be seen online at www.calvarychapelabuse.com

The above is a photo of a public testimony from a former Calvary Chapel Spring Valley member from early 2013.  There was a public, online forum where this testimony appeared.  Many people contributed their comments, questions and concerns to this … Continue reading

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

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, pastors will zoom in on these verses in Malachi … Continue reading

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“Web Based Comments Concern a Matter of Public Interest”

Originally posted on Who Would Jesus Sue?:
The preliminary ruling for Grenier & Grenier v. Taylor & Grenier is now public, and it is so far a triumph for the rights of bloggers and abuse survivors everywhere. While there is still…

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Spiritual Abuse: A Personal Story

Great Article by Spiritual Sounding Board!

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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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Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel Teaching on the ‘Blessed Hope’ Debunked: Smith’s Teachings Contrary to Apostles and Early Church Writers. A Comparison to Sound Bible Doctrine…

Check out this article on the Christian Post: Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel teaching on the ‘blessed hope’ debunked: Smith’s teachings contrary to apostles and early church writers. A comparison to sound Bible doctrine… 

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Does Beth Moore Promote New Age Teaching? Apologetics Article, part I

Please visit the following link for an apologetics article on Beth Moore.  Max Lucado also endorses the same author Moore does (Brennan Manning).  Their endorsements can be found on the very pages of the book When Godly People do Ungodly … Continue reading

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How Cults Work

The following is from http://www.howcultswork.com Cults, wonderful on the outside but on the inside are very manipulating. Cult leaders are desperate to trick you into joining. They are after your obedience, your time and your money. Cults use sophisticated mind … 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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Cults: Is Calvary Chapel a cult? Is the Moses Model doctrine unbiblical?

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 to listen to sound, Biblical teaching. But what … Continue reading

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