After confessing to having knowledge of Paul Cain’s predatorial tendencies for the past 15 years, Rick Joyner attempts to salvage Paul’s reputation as a prophet, as well as his own reputation, by appealing to commonly taught misunderstandings of spiritual gifts and spiritual father figures.
Christians are taught to cherry-pick scriptures out of Galatians and Colossians to justify their celebration of Christmas and Easter. They don’t realize these verses in context actually promote the celebration of the biblical feasts, not their pagan substitutes.
Let’s take the time to discuss another key characteristic of Hellenism that – historically and presently – has deeply affected the faith for the worse. Not only does Hellenism fog concrete and absolute truth with abstraction, it also militantly promotes and enforces it by employing tactics such as infiltration, subversion and – if necessary – murder.
“I am saved by grace through faith” seems to be the “go to” verse in any discussion involving the subjects of grace and salvation, but are these subjects really understood? Do we realize the depth of what this means, or are we just parroting what we’ve been told by the pulpit masters?
When one reads the Acts 16 account of the encounter between Paul and the girl possessed by a Python spirit (divination), many things get left unsaid and lost in translation. There is so much more to this scenario than meets the eye! Come with me and we’ll take a closer look at this situation.