Just this week we received a message with some questions. These were such good questions that we asked permission from the reader to answer them publicly. It's possible some of you have been wondering these things, too. Both of us here at Truth in Word will do our best to answer each question individually. 1) Do you think Christians should completely avoid the authors … [Read more...] about Is The Bible Alone Suitable For Speaking To The Heart Needs of People?
The devil has done something so deceptive and twisted that it should serve to make us angry. He has taken prayer and made it to be - not unto God - but a way for he and his demons to enter the minds of those who practice this method called "contemplative or centering prayer". And when we encounter warnings about this, it has the potential to make those of us who love speaking to the Father to … [Read more...] about What Really Is Contemplative Prayer?
We have heard Lysa Terkeurst mentioned by women with rave reviews. And we honestly hoped she was a solid biblical teacher. We wanted to let it go at that and in a sense, buried our heads in the sand. Then some information came across our desk that both surprised and saddened us. And so here we are again . . . We have concerns for several reasons. Reason #1 Lysa … [Read more...] about Lysa Terkeurst – Some Helpful Articles
You may have heard of Bill Johnson who founded the Bethel Church in Redding, CA. He and Kris Vallotton are the main leaders of it. They have several ministries: Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM) From their website: "Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM) is committed to the truth that God loves people, gave Himself for them and has given His … [Read more...] about What Comes Out of Bill Johnson’s Bethel Church
In copying some posts from the Shoe blog to here, I came across one of our articles on loving God. It struck me that what I had learned then . . . I am still learning today. Here is part of that article for you: . . . . . How Then Shall We Love Him? "Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked Him a question, tempting Him, and saying, Master, which is the great commandment in the law? … [Read more...] about How Do We Actually Love God With All Our Hearts?
We have been concerned about The Message Bible by Eugene Peterson for quite some time now. And even as we post this, we ask that you pray for discernment as you read what we share - and the articles we will refer you to. God's Spirit is the one who gives us discernment (2 Corinthians 3:5) It appears Peterson tried to get the Bible to fit into our culture and adapted … [Read more...] about The Message Bible – Is It Truth?