Monthly Archives: February 2014

PRAYER AND SUBMISSION

Secondly, prayer is submission, and here we must be aware of the possibility of a contradiction in terms. Prayer is submission. Passive inaction in what is called trust is not prayer. We have heard people speak of trust, which for … Continue reading

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PROVERBS 27.5

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PICKING AN ANNUAL PROMISE

On December 31st, 2005, during the watch-night service, I picked up a promise-card for the year 2006. The promise said, “Rejoice and be exceedingly glad for great is your reward in heaven.” I was not too pleased about the promise because I knew … Continue reading

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JEHOVAH SHAMMAH

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WHY CALVINISM IS A CULT

Calvinism is a cult for many reasons. Cult-like behavior is always marked by an idolatrous attachment to the cult itself. You will not find every Presbyterian or Reformed Baptist to be mired down in the cult-like behavior of Calvinism. Many … Continue reading

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STRANGE FIRE: CHARISMATIC PROPHECIES

Here is John Piper’s experience of charismatic ‘prophecies’.  “I have been prophesied over numerous times, and two of them were just whacko. It was so hard in those [early ministry] days to take prophecy seriously. I resonated with the folks … Continue reading

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STRANGE FIRE: CHARISMATIC MEETINGS

This is what John Piper says about his experience in charismatic meetings:  “I have been in prophetic meetings with charismatic groups where the Bible was treated like the priming of the pump for phenomena. So what you really want in … Continue reading

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