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Direct “strategic-level spiritual warfare” against territorial spirits: should you engage in it?

A brief exchange on Strategic-Level Spiritual Warfare

Are you and your loved ones undergoing trial after trial?

A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Strategic-Level Spiritual Warfare

Benin: African King Hands over Kingdom to Christ (without any “spiritual warfare”)

Did Simon the sorcerer in Acts 8 know more than disciples of Jesus Christ today?

Strategic-Level Spiritual Warfare Revisited—is Scripture really INSUFFICIENT as implied?

Cessationism vs. Strategic-level Spiritual Warfare: Two Extremes in the Church Today

Does Ephesians 6 really teach “spiritual warfare” in the heavenlies?

Must-read warning from Brazilian Pastor about demonic attacks

Did Jesus command us to drive out “territorial spirits”?

What about our being “seated in the heavenly realms in Christ”?

“Spiritual Warfare” is not necessary or desirable for effective evangelism

Believer healed and set free following repentance from the practice of “spiritual warfare”

“Warfare Prayer” is an oxymoron

The rebuking of territorial spirits is dangerous: “Do Not Go There!”

Examining the practice of “binding and loosing” from Scripture

The correlation between “spiritual warfare” and “prosperity teaching”

INDONESIA: “strategic-level spiritual warfare” unnecessary and risky

 

The practices & teachings of the Nicolaitans—which Jesus hates
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Church Buildings: a few potted plants or a forest?

What Godly Pastors in America face

The Relationship between the Traditional Church and Progressive Liberalism

The Golden Rule in the Church: “He who has the gold, rules”

The Mist in the Sanctuary

What is the difference between a believer and a disciple? (Or the teaching of the Nicolaitans which Jesus hates)

Church & State and the Nicolaitan System

What I saw on Christian television in Brazil

Church buildings: God’s perfect plan for the Body of Christ?

250,000 animals brutally killed by Hindus as sacrifice to goddess (or The practices of the Nicolaitans: Christ calls the Church to repent—but from what?)

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Who are the Pharisees of today?

Does the “teaching of Balaam” exist today?

“The anointing” as found in the Church today: scriptural or not?

 

Cessationism & Charismania: opposing poles of the Church spectrum

The false prophets performing great signs and wonders Jesus warned would now appear to deceive even the elect—who could they be?

“The anointing” and the College Admissions Scandal

Understanding the reservations of evangelicals regarding the miraculous

As Paul warned in Colossians, some today may have “lost connection with the Head”

The significance of prescription versus description for New Testament disciples

“Description and not prescription”: Cleverly disguised cessationism which cripples the Church in fulfilling the Great Commission

THIS is not THAT

It is argued by some that supernatural “gifts” have disappeared—but what about power and authority?

The Yeast of the Pharisees in the Church today

We have set aside the commands of God to observe our traditions

NOT Your Old “Signs & Wonders” Movement

Why has the Church failed to fulfill the Great Commission after 2,000 years?

Why all the drama when ministering to the sick?

So miracles have ceased in this age…but has witchcraft also ceased? (or, Does the enemy play fair?)

“Get out of the way and let God”?

How and when does “God get all the glory”?

Can the Church in America compete with Islam on a level playing field?

“The Pendulum” – balance between dry evangelicalism and charismania

Our desire is not to see “backflips off the pew”

Does God heal everyone, or no one?

“Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed” (and less blessed are those who saw and believed)

“Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed”

The Lord wants those with A DIFFERENT SPIRIT who say: “We can certainly do it!” (vs. Grasshopper Christians)

Is there a visible outward difference between Christianity and Ahmadiyya Islam which preaches peace & love?

An open letter to our Cessationist Brethren: “We might be a special case”

CHARISMATIC FALLACIES with Dr. Tissa Weerasingha

“The Anointing” vs “Gifts” vs “Power & Authority” in the area of supernatural healing

“The Anointing”: Studies from Scripture

Can we temper our cessationist position for the sake of winning those who want to plant the flag of jihad over the White House in Washington?

It is argued by some that supernatural gifts have ceased, but what about power & authority?

“I will get the job done as you have commanded me” VERSUS “I don’t know if I can do it, Lord, but I will do my best. But even if I fail, I know that somehow you will somehow get the glory.” Which attitude is more pleasing to the Lord?

True prophets should and will outdo false prophets in this dispensation

Persecuted by Muslims….and Christians?

It is argued by some that supernatural “gifts” have disappeared—but what about power and authority?

“Are you evangelical or charismatic?” “Neither.”

Caught in the crossfire between the two poles of the Church

Dilemma for Dispensationalism (aka Cessationism)

John MacArthur and Finding the Balance between Form and Frenzy

Cessationism vs. Strategic-level Spiritual Warfare: Two Extremes in the Church

The Theology of Weakness & Helplessness

Either dry evangelicalism or wacky charismania: only two choices?

 

The fruit of true grace vs. the fruit of cheap grace

Heaven on Earth

Can we all receive Christ just like the dying thief on the cross?

Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez killed five US Marines in Tennessee for “pleasures…never seen.”

“Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect”: What could Jesus possibly mean by that?

IRONY: “Grace” in the Church today vs. “works” in the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq

Judging the popular teaching of “Do not judge”

“Unhealthy” dependence on God?

The secret to writing a “successful” Christian book

Overcomers in the last days according to Revelation

Where’s God’s grace in the messages to the seven churches of Revelation?

“Radical Grace” in the Life of Paul (or Radical New Testament Grace)

“Destined to Reign: The Secret to Effortless Success…”

Is obedience optional for a disciple?

How much “leeway” does Scripture give us to sin?

Is the Entitlement Mentality a By-Product of Western “Christianity”?

Obedience is not a dirty word

Overcoming the sin and temptation of pornography

Read the “fine print” before Romans 6:23

Read the “fine print” behind Romans 8:1

Warnings from an apostle: “falling from your secure position”

The curious case of 1 John 1:9

An oxymoron in Galatians?

The age of (extreme) grace

“God’s grace” gone wild?

“What has God done for me lately?”

Type 2 Diabetes: God’s “grace” in action?

One way to fall from your secure position in Christ

Insulting the Spirit of grace?

Does Scripture teach that “Christians are not perfect, just forgiven?”

How to have confidence on the Day of Judgment

The “Ministry of Condemnation”

Rejoice not that the demons submit to you

How to increase your “mountain-moving faith”

What is the Original Message of the Gospel?

In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war…

How to resist sin effectively

 

Possible Deception in the Church?

The false prophets performing great signs and wonders Jesus warned would now appear to deceive even the elect—who could they be?

Does the Holy Spirit today teach us “new” things which Jesus never taught in the gospels?

“The anointing” and the College Admissions Scandal

As Paul warned in Colossians, some today may have “lost connection with the Head”

“Claiming” and the Word of Faith according to Mark 11:24

CHARISMATIC FALLACIES with Dr. Tissa Weerasingha

The Charismatic Renewal Revisited

Denial of reality in the Church

Self-Deception in the Church?

The “anointing” and the antichrists in 1 John 2 and 4

Why there were no “prosperity churches” in the early Church

The income of the Church in America is a good chunk of one trillion dollars each year

Assemblies of God exposed to New Apostolic Reformation through Empowered21

“Judas Iscariots” in the Church today

The Yeast of the Pharisees in the Church today

We have set aside the commands of God to observe our traditions

The Mist in the Sanctuary

Dilemma for Dispensationism (aka Cessationism)

Judging the popular teaching of “Do not judge”

“Unhealthy” dependence on God?

Dry evangelicalism or wacky charismania: only two alternatives?

Brazilian mission leader David Botelho condemns extreme “prosperity teaching”

Caught in the crossfire: “You should be ashamed of your behavior…”

Suffering for Christ or the devil’s schemes? (by John Wen)

How do we discern which miraculous signs are of God?

The “theology of helplessness”

Church & State and the Nicolaitan System

What is the difference between a believer and a disciple? (Or the teaching of the Nicolaitans which Jesus hates)

What is the purpose of prayer & fasting and worship gatherings?

Study of Joseph Prince on Self-Examination, Confession, Repentance, Stewardship and Conviction

“Destined to Reign: The Secret to Effortless Disappointment…”

What happens when you follow false prophets

“Do not touch the Lord’s anointed”: applicable today or not?

“The anointing” as found in the Church today: scriptural or not?

“The Anointing” Revisited

The Vital Difference between Gift and Anointing

“The yoke shall be destroyed because of the ANOINTING”?

What I saw in Christian television in Brazil

Church buildings: God’s perfect plan for the Body of Christ?

False spirits invade the Church (YouTube)

Kundalini warning by Andrew Strom

What kind of worship is pleasing to God in the New Testament?

What is happening to the Charismatic Renewal Movement?

20/20 Hindsight: What I Hope We Learned From The Lakeland Revival

“Strategic-Level Spiritual Warfare” is not necessary or desirable for effective evangelism

Did Jesus command us to drive out “territorial spirits”?

250,000 animals brutally killed by Hindus as sacrifice to goddess (or The practices of the Nicolaitans: Christ calls the Church to repent—but from what?)

Jim Bakker: “I was wrong” (or A Better Reason for Giving)

“The Evangelist”

The Church and the American Dream

The Teaching of the Nicolaitans

Who are the Pharisees of today?

The (real) price of freedom

A perspective on Steve Chalke, “The Intelligent Church” and the Emerging Church movement

Does the “teaching of Balaam” exist today?

To the Church in America: What should we now do?

Is having a large church always the evidence of God’s blessing?

The headlong rush for size and crowds

What you sit under is what you will get

Our Fascination with Financial Miracles

Extreme Prosperity Teaching

Is the Church following a pagan model?

Living through the economic crisis: how to see money

The sad secret of the Church

Becoming a false prophet

Is the love of God unconditional?

What does it mean that the eye is the lamp of the body?

Possible Deception in the Church?

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