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“Deception”

How to Misrepresent Scripture and Tickle Mens’ Ears.

I have been studying some of the popular scriptures and commentary regularly given by some preachers often associated with the prosperity gospel. I often think of these preachers as the dessert of Christianity. They may offer a smidgen of tasty truth, but if they are our entire Christian diet, then we’ll grow fat and unhealthy. […]

A Letter Regarding Some Cessationist Ideologies.

This is a letter to my friend referenced in the previous post. The previous post was a letter written about healing, to which my friend responded and referenced a few things I discuss below. We discuss charlatans, laying on of hands, speaking in tongues and cessationist concepts as a whole. I start by discussing the […]

The “little gods” and Christ as “a god” Deceptions

Recently I have studied a bit on the proposed logic behind the Arius deception that states Jesus was not God, but was instead a created god. In discussing this with a modern day follower of a faith that postulates this same idea, I have found it interesting to see how those from this faith attempt to use […]

Humility

Matthew 23:12 (Amplified Bible) Whoever exalts himself [with haughtiness and empty pride] shall be humbled (brought low), and whoever humbles himself [whoever has a modest opinion of himself and behaves accordingly] shall be raised to honor. James 4:10 (Amplified Bible) Humble yourselves [feeling very insignificant] in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt […]

Decision Making and the Deceptions of our Hearts

Jeremiah 17:5-10 (Amplified) Verse 9: The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly perverse and corrupt and severely, mortally sick! Who can know it [perceive, understand, be acquainted with his own heart and mind] The heart is deceitful above all things. Yet how many of us, including myself, place our trust in […]