Protestants have discarded the glue that holds the church together.
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If we want the charismatic church to grow, we have to address these dangerous attitudes and behaviors.
I want you to take some time and think about your perspective on church.
Cessationism is a beast with sharp teeth that has bitten many in the church. And yet, not all is well in the Pentecostal/charismatic church either.
As for false teachers and heretics and wolves, we would love to see them repent. But if they refuse, then their blood is on their own heads. They will reap what they have sown.
"There's some red tape involved for churches," he said. "It is not easy to be kicked out of a church."
"They certainly have the right to remain as they are, but they do not have the right to misrepresent and slander an entire group of individuals who only want to share the good news that has set them free from what is, overall, a very lonely and dangerous life."
Paul's requirement that an overseer be "the husband of one wife" does not disqualify women. Here's why.
"I'm excited to be a part of what God is doing, especially as we get ready for the end times by helping our people learn how to take the Holy Spirit to the streets."
His grandson shares the touching story that's sure to bring tears to your eyes.
He says the Lord told him, "I don't want this ministry I have given to you to die."
"But as I've lived longer, I think, 'Wait a minute. This doesn't really fit totally with the Bible. It doesn't fit with reality.' What is prosperity? No lack."
"How can a man be in the position he is in and not have that go to his head?"
"He threw his arms around me and said, 'Jim, I love you.'"
"Billy was the most generous man in the ministry I've ever met. He accepted me as a brother. He said he fell in love with my ministry. I counted him the No. 1 evangelist in the world."
Let's get this straight.
The problem is that God does not want us emulating people; He wants us emulating Him.
He says he's on a "pilgrimage towards home."
There is always a true remnant left during times of apostasy and persecution.
Unfortunately, these emergencies may only be a microcosm of the kind of national response we will need shortly if things do not change drastically for the good in our country.