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How can we tell the difference between false brethren and true brethren?  There may be many FACTORS.  But one factor is that Christians LOVE THE TRUTH.  It may make people mad at us , but we LOVE the TRUTH.  We embrace it with a passion.  There is this inward love to lift and embrace what is true and that means rejecting what is not.  We have this natural inward inclination towards what is true.

Rom 11:8 (According as it is written, God hath given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear;) unto this day.Young woman cupping hand to ear, close-up

2Ti 4:3-4 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away [their] ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

The modern gospel mentality:

It’s not a matter of something being positive or negative but is it the truth.  The modern gospel mentality assumes truth is only what is positive and anything negative should be rejected.   The true believer will embrace both because it’s the truth.

Today we see many running after signs and wonders of just about any kind going.  Be it the gold dust, people falling over appearing to be drunk,  and making strange noises and honking like donkeys. Others thrashing their heads so wildly that one fears they might actually lose their head at any moment.  For many such signs are welcomed and even encouraged.  People rejoice in them as if they came down directly from heaven.  However such signs and wonders have been well documented and exposed as false.  The making of such would even make even Hollywood look on with envy.  People carried away with every wind of doctrine.   Some whose acting skills are more suited on Broadway than in church.   Where fleecing the flock has become standard practice.  In fact people even welcome it as part of the service.  Where large buckets are passed around and  promises are made of wealth and prosperity based on  the amount of ones giving.

Todd Bentley recent return to his usual antics with a new crusade in South Africa, made popular by the GOD CHANNEL is typical of this mentality.  Those who LOVE THE TRUTH will run from him and those who don’t will run to him.  The latest excuse is that the man has been restored to the ministry after his exposure for being a false lying worker of iniquity over the Lakeland crusade. But that in the past they say, let us all embrace him as a brother.  Never mind the fact he divorced his wife and married his mistress  Jessa who now carries on with her head thrashing antics of speaking to the now dead Oral Roberts.    Tell me this is not demonic  Jessa has communication from oral Roberts

Jessa in this video had this to say  “what happened in Lakeland was just the beginning,”  But Lakeland was exposed as a massive fraud.  So more of the same means more fraud?  Notice also there was not one sign of humility or repentance over what took place in Lakeland .  Todd was speaking at Lakeland  one minute and the next spending his spare time having sex with his mistress.   Do we really need more  of the same?

So  according to the Bentley’s restoration really means getting away with adultery and dumping any responsibility to your  former wife and kids and carrying on regardless.   I have no doubt that Bentley was demon possessed then and is still demon possessed now.

Those who have a love for the truth will run from him.  Those who don’t will run to him.   The division has been made.  The sword has been drawn.   The reality is that many who love to have their ears tickled will grasp this will all their heart and soul. I am sorry to say this but they neither love the truth, nor do they care to be reminded of it.

Truth is not measured by what signs and wonders are on show, but by what scripture has to say.  Truth that comes out from the inner most part of the person’s heart that says if it false I will reject it.  If it’s not scripturaly grounded I will have no part of it.

The notable example is the so called drunk in the spirit phenomena that Todd Bentley and company have encouraged.  NO where in scripture does such a phenomena exist.  In fact the opposite is true.  When a man is filled with the Holy Spirit the opposite effect takes place.  He becomes more sober and alert to what is going on.  Under this so-called drunkenness people begin to act as foolish and stupid as any fool who has just been dragged out from under some bar .

The great deception which scripture predicted is here, so expect many to follow it. They follow it because their ears are tickled, they have a love but not for the truth.

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By Pamela Geller

Is it illegal to preach Christianity to Muslims in America now?

Acts 17 Apologetics, a Christian evangelistic group, was banned from passing out fliers at this year’s Arab Festival in Dearborn, Mich., but they went to the festival anyway and ended up getting arrested.

On Saturday, I got this message from David Wood of Acts 17: “Muslims threatened to kill Nabeel [Qureshi, an ex-Muslim and David’s colleague] and me if we showed up again at Arab Fest in Dearborn, so we went there yesterday. They didn’t kill us. Instead, police arrested us and we got to spend a night in jail (along with two others who were video recording us).”

Wondering if they were arrested for passing out fliers in defiance of the ban, I asked David about the ban. He answered, “Yes, we’re banned from handing out literature, but we didn’t do that. We followed the rules, and still got thrown in jail. They flat out lied about us. We can prove they lied with the video footage (just like last year), but the police took our cameras and won’t let us have the footage. There’s major oppression of anyone who criticizes Islam.”

Last year, Nabeel, David and friends went to the Arab Festival and filmed a video that went viral. It is amazing to see in that video what happened in America. It was free speech under siege.

Nabeel and David were harassed and intimidated, aided and abetted by law enforcement. Said David and Nabeel: “The conclusion of this video is a mob of festival security attacking our cameras, pushing us back, kicking our legs, and lying to the police. We ask you, is it a coincidence that the city with the highest percentage of Muslims in the United States is the city where Christianity is not allowed to be represented (let alone preached) on a public sidewalk?”

The video was shocking because it exposed the lack of freedoms for non-Muslims in America where Islam is involved. Muslims are given special rights, treated as a special class that gets special treatment.

And this year, these good, decent Americans were arrested based on Islamic Sharia law. Islamic law forbids Christians to preach to Muslims.Nabeel tells the story: After a festival volunteer approached the group and asked them to put their camera down (and they complied), “about 20 minutes later, to shouts and cheers of ‘Allahu Akbar!’ we were all being led away from the festival in handcuffs. From the brief description we were given by the police of why we were being arrested, it sounds like the festival volunteer said we surrounded him and didn’t give him an opportunity to leave, thereby ‘breaching the peace.’ This is as blatantly false as an accusation can get.”

This is against basic American rule of law. America was based on individual rights—no special rights for special classes. Human rights fly out the window and Sharia (Islamic) law seamlessly takes over when Islamic supremacism rears its ugly, aggressive head.

This is evidence of the onslaught of Islamic oppression and intimidation of infidels in America that is made possible by law enforcement and the judicial system. Our freedoms are disappearing at a deadly speed—we are being subdued. And the media is silent—handing us over like lambs.

Nor was what happened to David and Nabeel an isolated incident. In June 2009, law enforcement again caved to the demands of Islamic supremacists in Dearborn, in breach of rights guaranteed in the Constitution. The Dearborn Police Department told the group Arabic Christian Perspective (ACP) that they could not hand out literature to Muslims at the Arab Festival on public sidewalks, but had to stay on a single corner and not mingle among the people at the festival.

Dearborn has also prohibited the running of our Freedom Defense Initiative religious liberty bus campaign that offers help to Muslims threatened for leaving Islam. For that, I am suing.

Muslims seem to be craving a civil war in the Detroit area. Where is the inter-faith dialogue, the building of bridges, the mutual respect, mutual understanding?

It goes one way. These are fancy terms for surrender.


UC Ministries: Do pray about this situation.  This is unacceptable.  Pray that God will move.

Very interesting video to watch.

Muslims are building mosque’s all across America and Europe at a frightening pace, but the question is why? This video tell you, from the Muslim perspective, why this is being done and the ultimate goal.