Why Do Charismatics Tend To Be CharisMANIACS?

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kaylagrl

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I'm wondering why they aren't interested in Biblical teaching if they are born again but prefer the weirdness instead. Like Bethel Church in Redding CA. They prefer sucking on tombstones and claiming feathers and gold, and diamonds fall from the ceiling rather than learning what the Bible actually says.


I'm Pentecostal,AofG, which is under another name in Canada where I grew up. Now if you are talking about the type of doctrines in your post above Id have to agree with you. We had a group like this come in and take over our church via a Charismatic leaning pastor. Ive seen it all,trust me. It was Jumanji breaking through every time we went to church. We had country line dancing,yes,COUNTRY line dancing. Boot scootin every Sunday. We had women laying in the floor "birthing something spiritual",don't even ask. We had a woman that would run her hands up and down your body reading your "spiritual aura",lucky for her she didn't try it with me. We had the "holy laughter" where all of them would lay in the floor and laugh like idiots. We had the drunk in the spirit folk,fun to watch. Feathers from heaven,gold in the teeth. One woman wanted a "word of knowledge" for her husband who wasn't even saved.

While all of this was happening at once two of our church members were fighting cancer. One lady survived,the other was my aunt who died of stomach cancer. Our members were mourning as she lay in her hospital bed and these people were tearing the church apart. That happened years ago and people have still not been healed of the hurt that those people caused. We tossed the pastor and the circus left town with him. My take on it is that its a way to get somebody,anybody to church. People don't want to hear the old fashioned gospel anymore. We want big churches,whether they know the truth of the Word,we're not so concerned about that. JMO I experienced this foolishness first hand and I am 100% against it.
 

Musicus

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We had country line dancing,yes,COUNTRY line dancing. Boot scootin every Sunday. We had women laying in the floor "birthing something spiritual",don't even ask. We had a woman that would run her hands up and down your body reading your "spiritual aura",lucky for her she didn't try it with me. We had the "holy laughter" where all of them would lay in the floor and laugh like idiots. We had the drunk in the spirit folk,fun to watch. Feathers from heaven,gold in the teeth. One woman wanted a "word of knowledge" for her husband who wasn't even saved.

Now, can you imagine having classes in this? My old church had a training manual!
 
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Funfact: Jesus was sinless and said who is without sin cast the first stone...HE STILL DIDNT THROW THE ROCK TO THIS DAY even tho he IS without sin still to this day. So how about get the head out of the gudder. Like orthodox is so much better with theit pagan doctrines all over the place
Correction. Jesus was very connected to the rock. He even named the Rock "Peter." And when Peter was tossed out of the upper room that day, the effects are still being felt today.
 
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I'm Pentecostal,AofG, which is under another name in Canada where I grew up. Now if you are talking about the type of doctrines in your post above Id have to agree with you. We had a group like this come in and take over our church via a Charismatic leaning pastor. Ive seen it all,trust me. It was Jumanji breaking through every time we went to church. We had country line dancing,yes,COUNTRY line dancing. Boot scootin every Sunday. We had women laying in the floor "birthing something spiritual",don't even ask. We had a woman that would run her hands up and down your body reading your "spiritual aura",lucky for her she didn't try it with me. We had the "holy laughter" where all of them would lay in the floor and laugh like idiots. We had the drunk in the spirit folk,fun to watch. Feathers from heaven,gold in the teeth. One woman wanted a "word of knowledge" for her husband who wasn't even saved.

While all of this was happening at once two of our church members were fighting cancer. One lady survived,the other was my aunt who died of stomach cancer. Our members were mourning as she lay in her hospital bed and these people were tearing the church apart. That happened years ago and people have still not been healed of the hurt that those people caused. We tossed the pastor and the circus left town with him. My take on it is that its a way to get somebody,anybody to church. People don't want to hear the old fashioned gospel anymore. We want big churches,whether they know the truth of the Word,we're not so concerned about that. JMO I experienced this foolishness first hand and I am 100% against it.
Yep. That's what I'm talking about. It's about money. Two AOG churchs I have attended were in the red and both switched to Charismatic weirdness in order to get money.
 
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valleyofdecision

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Yep. That's what I'm talking about. It's about money. Two AOG churchs I have attended were in the red and both switched to Charismatic weirdness in order to get money.
Yes its is what I call the perverted grace harlot church who will sleep with anyone for money.
 

Lucy-Pevensie

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You have the right to think wrong. The fact of the matter is that what defines Charismatics is their departure from the teachings of Jesus and the Apostles.
No it isn't. Not any that I've ever encountered.
This is just another call to condem hypothetical Christians.
 

Lucy-Pevensie

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Then prove me wrong instead of saying "uh uh. No, it isn't."
How would I "Prove" you wrong? You either take my word as a witness about people I have known or you don't. I don't have a filmed record of church services over the past 30 years.
 
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valleyofdecision

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Here is how to prove me wrong. Prove that Christian demon possession was a teaching of Jesus and the Apostles?
https://www.charismamag.com/anniver...88-john-eckhardt-can-a-christian-have-a-demon
I will not be held accountable to justify to you the foolishness and false hoods of others in Charismatic movements that do not honor Christ and are shamless in their false tachings.

What I can share with you is that Jesus taught we should do 5 things:
Preach
Teach
Heal
Deliver
Manifest the Kingdom of God by fulfilling practical needs

He also taught us to do those 5 things 3 different ways:

Miracles
Messages
moments

I have seen the power of God in real ways that have caused the recipient to be physically, emotional, spiritually healed, delivered and set free.
 

Marcelo

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Not exactly about the OP, but people naturally tend to stress too much what they think makes their faith unique.

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Charismatics are still talking about tongues, prosperity and demons.

Calvinists are still talking about predestination and election.

KJVO are still talking about the KJV.

Adventists are still talking about Sabbath and Law.

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Not being balanced is in our fallen nature.
... and is a sign that the church is lead by men -- not by the Lord Jesus Christ.
 

tourist

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Then prove me wrong instead of saying "uh uh. No, it isn't."
How would I "Prove" you wrong? You either take my word as a witness about people I have known or you don't. I don't have a filmed record of church services over the past 30 years.
She doesn't have to prove anything to you and neither does anyone else. Who has time for all of that drama?
 

oldethennew

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we believe that the name of 'Christian' alone is enough to feed/succor anyone's Spirit...

if we are called, chosen, elected, what in our dear, precious, Lord's Name,
would give anyone a desire to be associated with anything other than this TITLE, if they are
obeying His and His prophets teachings???

this 'dis-unity' is so very disturbing and so obvious where it has come from...

may our precious Saviour have mercy upon us...