Friday, February 5, 2010

A Must Read!

Lee Grady is no stranger to controversy in the charismatic community. He hits one out of the park with this article. What do you think?

8 comments:

  1. I say amen to that!! It is definately something needed in America and the whole world for that matter.

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  2. Yeah Heanous, I still think Jesus thought his plan and methodology for evangelism was right-- share the gospel in the power of the Holy Spirit, unfeigned and faithful. We depend on marketing and carnival shows.

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  3. i like to read instances where some have witnesed the Holy Spirit moving.

    the Lord God is Almighty.

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  4. Amen! How the charismatic church (and the entire Church for that matter) needs to hear his call. I pray that sound doctrine and a genuine love for the Bible will again flow in the Church that will send these false doctrines back to where they belong.

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  5. Roy,
    Thanks for stopping in. I don't know if it's possible for the fringes to get over their tastes for sailing in the winds of doctrine, but I sure hope the core does, and returns to the Word, and strengthens what remains.

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  6. Overall a good article but I think the statement “this is all wood, hay and stubble destined for the furnace” is far too kind a description of some of the things Grady has described. I assume Grady is alluding to the following:

    1 Cor 3:12 If any man builds on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or straw, 13 his work will be shown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each man's work. 14 If what he has built survives, he will receive his reward. 15 If it is burned up, he will suffer loss; he himself will be saved, but only as one escaping through the flames.


    In making that allusion he is giving far too much credit to those responsible for the actions he has described. Unless those people repent of their manipulation, greed and abuse of the gospel they will NOT be "saved, but only as one escaping through the flames".
    Grady's allusion contains the assumption that such people are actually in relationship with Jesus and are heading for salvation.

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  7. Onesimus,
    I think I understand what you mean. Fraud for self-aggrandizement in the name of Christ is a particularly heinous offense against faith. It's not bad methodology it is callous unbelief.

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