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John Hagee: False Prophet (and the antidote)

Good message at American Vision

John Hagee made predictions (oh yes he did!—see below). John Hagee set dates. John Hagee’s predictions and dates have failed. He is now to be regarded as a false prophet on the same order as Harold Camping.

I have previously written about this here and here. I have demonstrated first that Hagee did indeed make predictions and set dates, even though he tried to cover himself with disclaimers. Second, I have demonstrated from Scripture how his interpretation of Joel 2 and Acts 2 cannot possibly be true. (Hint: Peter makes it clear that Acts 2 was the fulfillment then of Joel 2. There is nothing about it left to be fulfilled.)

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While it’s no surprise to many discerning Christians that this man is a false prophet, I am astounded that the number of “Christians” who still follow him, continues to grow. It doesn’t appear to matter to his followers that he makes false prediction after false prediction, and becomes rich from the book sales which promotes the continual hogwash he offers. 

If anyone has the answer to why people continue to follow this guy, and run out to buy his latest book of false predictions and lies, I’d love to hear it. 

*Also check out at Pulpit and Pen: Four Blood Moons and Shemitah Bring Judgment…Upon Charismatics

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The Deceived Honor Pope Francis

Excellent post at Soul Refuge. 

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The person whom the Roman  Catholic church declares to be the “Vicar of Christ on Earth” has arrived in the United States of America. I just happened to catch a  live video of the Pope’s arrival at the airport, and the screaming reminded me of the reception that the Beatles got when they arrived at Kennedy Airport in New York City. There was a military entourage there to greet the Pope, and many young school children were in a fenced off area nearby. It reminded me of the time when Pope Paul VI came to visit the USA in 1965, and I went with my Catholic grammar school class to Kennedy Airport to await his arrival. I can remember seeing the Pope ride by in his bubble back limousine, and the whole thing lasted no more than a few seconds.

Well here I am all these years later, having come out from one of the most deceptive religious systems on planet earth, still warning others to leave that system as soon as possible. It does not matter whether the Pope rides on the inside of  a large limousine (as Pope Paul VI did), or if he hops inside a small black Fiat (as Pope Francis did), they are both preaching the gospel of Rome, and that gospel is false according to the scriptures. Here is a warning from Jesus Christ, who has some pretty amazing credentials, including the fact that he is the creator of ALL things. (Genesis 1:1, John 1:1-3, Isaiah 44:24)

“And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world? And Jesus answered and said unto them, TAKE HEED that no man DECEIVE you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.”  Matthew 24:3-5

My precious Saviour and Lord Jesus Christ LOVINGLY warned his followers that there would be many who came in his name, and that many would be deceived! That word still stands true today, as much as it did when Jesus spoke those words. The Pope has been described in recent days as “The World’s Pastor,”  “The Prince of Peace,” and he has also been called “Our Pope” by the famous Pastor Rick Warren who will be speaking at the Philadelphia event.

” . . . TAKE HEED that no man DECEIVE you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.” (Matthew 24:4-5)

Keith Green described the Roman Catholic church as “an empire” and he was right about that. The Roman Catholic system is an empire of darkness for sure, and they have been deceiving souls for centuries. Keith Green wrote a series of gospel tracts called “The Catholic Chronicles” where he exposed the false teachings of the Roman Catholic church with the TRUTH of the scriptures. Those tracts are no longer in print, but I have a copy of all of those tracts and I did a video review of them on this website, which I encourage you to watch. In the third tract of “The Catholic Chronicles” Keith Green ended the tract with these words:

With its own ruler, its own laws, and its own subjects! The empire has no borders, it encompasses the globe with its eye on every person who does not vow allegiance. It calls the members of other faiths “separated brethren” (The term used by Vatican II to describe the members of Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, and Protestant churches.) and has as its goal the eventual bringing together of everyone under its flag.

I know that many will not be convinced or moved by this article (or any of the others) to make such a conclusion. They are impressed by what they’ve heard about recent stirrings among the Catholics in the “charismatic renewal”. Many evangelicals (especially Charismatics) have been thrilled by the reports of Catholics speaking in tongues, dancing in the Spirit, having nights of joy and praise, even attending “charismatic masses”.

Mouths that used to speak out boldly against the Church of Rome have been quieted by the times. It no longer is in vogue to speak of the pope as “the antichrist” or the Catholic Church as the “whore of Babylon”. Now Protestants unwittingly believe that “our differences are not so great”. Ah, that is just what She needs us to think!

I’ve never completely understood why God led me to write these articles. But it becomes more clear with each day of study, and each page of research. Never has something so black and wicked, gotten away with appearing so holy and mysteriously beautiful . . . for so long! (Keith Green-The Catholic Chronicles)

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Congressman Bob Brady sips from Pope Francis’s discarded glass of water

Words fail me…

From the Guardian

Pope bands? So boring. Pope dolls? So kitsch. In the great panoply of papal merchandise, congressman Bob Brady of Philadelphia may just have clinched the very best: the Holy Father’s glass of water.

Pope Francis was sipping from the glass during his speech to Congress on Thursday, and when he made his way out of the chamber he left his drink unattended. That’s where Brady stepped in.

Like a bachelor party attendee spotting a discarded pint, the Democratic congressman plucked Francis’s glass from the lectern. Rather than immediately down the drink, however, he carried it to the confines of his office, to enjoy the pontiff’s water in peace.

“I took a sip out of it,” Brady told the Philadelphia Daily News. His wife Debra and two of Brady’s staffers also quaffed some. “How many people do you know that drank out of the same glass as the pope?” Brady said.

The Daily News said a presumably excited Brady invited Senator Bob Casey into his office to behold the glass of water. “The three dipped their fingers into the glass. Pictures were taken, joy was in the air,” the paper reported.

Once the trio had withdrawn their fingers Brady “poured the rest of the water into a bottle”. He now plans to bless his four grandchildren with the fluid.

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JPost: Carter’s Cancer caused by his treatment of Jews.

Hate stories like this because they’re not true.

From an Israeli Newspaper (The Jerusalem Post) writing about Jimmy Carter’s cancer:

For some Jews (and evangelical Christians), the cause apparently is obvious. No, it’s not his genetic makeup, or the spread of a mass from his liver to his brain. It’s divine punishment for his behavior toward the Jews.

See blurb at Mondoweiss

One word for this: Hogwash!

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John MacArthur accused of heresy at his home church

Without knowing all the details, such as who this prophet is, I can’t say much more then, if this be a true word from God to MacArthur, he better take heed. There have been many things John denies as biblical, in which I disagree with him. I have posted about this previously. The only other thing I can add is I have felt John MacArthur has been treading on the dangerous ground called ‘pride’ for some time.

From Evangelical Focus:

One of America’s leading Evangelical preachers –Dr. John MacArthur- has been accused of heresy by a self-proclaimed prophet in Grace Community Church. The confrontation took place during this week’s Sunday service whilst the pastor ministered from the pulpit of his home church in Sun Valley (California), a place where he has served for over 45 years.

The prophet, speaking with a Scottish accent, managed to get up to the church’s platform and before being escorted away by the security team, he accused MacArthur saying: “You have grieved the Holy Spirit of God. Your doctrine of cessationism is an error. He has been grieved, John MacArthur. I’ve been sent here to tell you that. You’re sharpening a sword and they’re cutting each other”. He continued: “If you don’t believe in prophets; you’re looking at one. God have mercy on your teaching of truth. Your doctrine of cessationism is an error, John MacArthur. It’s an error. I’ve been sent to tell you it’s an error. For the unbeliever: repent of your sins! The Kingdom of heaven is close! You don’t have much time! Jesus Christ is coming back soon! God bless you, people of God”.

After some moments of silence, MacArthur began to take control of the meeting again and responded to the prophet (now escorted out of the meeting) with the command from 1 Corinthians that the spirit of the prophets be subject to the prophets. He added: “If he were a prophet, he would not act like that”. He then resumed the service. The doctrine of cessationism is the idea that the more spectacular spiritual gifts –such as speaking in tongues, prophesying and healing- ceased after the closing of the New Testament canon or the death of the early apostles. MacArthur dedicated his famous Strange Fire conference in 2013 to the defense of a classical cessationist interpretation of Scripture.

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Scott Walker: Would bomb Iran on his first day as president

Interesting, frightening, article. Who are these US citizens who support this? There must be quite a number for this warmonger to be running third in the polls.

Huffington Post: Netanyahu and His Marionettes

hell in a handbasketBenjamin Netanyahu is laying siege to the Congress of the United States, not for the first time. He has thrown his voice and channeled his influence into the arena of American legislative politics, to abort the P5+1 nuclear settlement with Iran, which was signed on July 14 by the US, Britain, France, Germany, China, and Russia. The Israeli strong man’s latest intervention is in keeping with the rest of his political career. Netanyahu owes all his importance and his success to actions that have been purely destructive.

He was first elected in 1996 on the wave of Israeli settler chauvinism that followed the signing of the Oslo Accords. His rise came in the wake of the assassination of his opponent, a courageous defender of the accords, Yitzhak Rabin. A public memorandum detailing the strategy for Netanyahu as leader of Israel was written by the neoconservative war propagandist Richard Perle, along with a small committee of others. The strategy document, “A Clean Break,” called for Israel to free itself from the tedious demands of diplomacy once and for all, curtail its efforts to negotiate with Palestinians toward the creation of a state, and give up the idea of joining a neighborhood of nations in the Middle East. With American help, instead, Israel could stand alone as the dominant power, a position it should never compromise by bargaining for peace. To achieve this end, three countries had to be undermined, subdivided, or destroyed: Iraq, Syria, and Iran.

So far, things have gone roughly according to plan. Iraq and Syria are out of the picture — the latter with considerable satisfaction to the people around Netanyahu. But Iran has continued to pose a stumbling block; and as early as 2008, Barack Obama’s interest in lowering the terrorist threat to the US by calming the violence of the region was perceived by Netanyahu as a threat to his plan for dominance.

From their first meeting in 2009, Netanyahu made it plain that Obama was an obstacle to be overcome by any means necessary — political assaults from the rear and flanks; concocted international incidents; speeches to Congress and the United Nations and AIPAC and Congress again. Obama was to be treated as an enemy in all but name. The story was to be circulated that Obama, possibly from motives of racial resentment, was profoundly unfriendly to the state of Israel. In the six years that followed their first meeting in May 2009, a continuous strand of Netanyahu’s foreign policy has been devoted to weakening the Obama presidency.

(more at above link)

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Burning of Christian churches in Israel justified, far-Right Jewish leader says

HT to Steve Lumbley (Apostasy Watch)

The leader of a far-Right Israeli group has risked arrest by apparently voicing support for arson attacks on Christian churches amid an official crackdown on Jewish extremism.

Benzi Gopstein, the outspoken head of Lehava – which has drawn notoriety for its violent assaults on Jewish-Arab assimilation – made the remarks at a panel discussion for Jewish yeshiva students when asked by a fellow panelist if he believed burning down churches in Israel was justified.

He later tried to evade accusations of inciting his followers to fire-raise, saying it was the government’s responsibility to carry out what he presented as a religious teaching of the 12th century Jewish philosopher, Maimonides.

“Did the Rambam [Maimonides] rule to destroy [idol worship] or not? Idol worship must be destroyed. It’s simply yes – what’s the question?” Mr Gopstein told the panel.

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Please also see article at Mondoweiss: Rightwing Israeli violence on the rise as leader calls for arson attacks on churches

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