Category Archives: Word of Faith heresies

Having Biblical faith, prayer, and “speaking to the Mountain”

20 As they were passing by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots up. 21 Being reminded, Peter *said to Him, “Rabbi, look, the fig tree which You cursed has withered.” 22 And Jesus *answered saying to them, “Have faith in God. 23 Truly … Continue reading

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Analysis of Joyce Meyer as a false teacher

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The Dangers of the Word of Faith Movement: Positive Confession

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Classics from Walter Martin, the original “Bible Answer Man”

I will never forget when I first heard these in the mid to late 1980s (? I forget exactly when). I thought, “finally!”, someone is speaking out more against the “Word of Faith” / Prosperity / health and wealth / … Continue reading

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On Hank Hanegraaff and his conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy

Rob Bowman writes a very level-headed analysis of Hank Hanegraaff’s (President of CRI and host of the Bible Answer Man Radio Program, that was for years hosted by Walter Martin, before his sudden death in 1989. see CRI website here.) … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, church history, early church history, Eastern Orthodoxy, Hank Hanegraaff, Word of Faith heresies

Exposing the “Word of Faith” Prosperity Heretical Teachers

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Mark 11:11-26 and 12:1-12 and faith

In order to understand this passage, a person needs to read the whole chapter of Mark 11 and 12:1-12 and the parallel passages in Matthew chapters 21-22. In another context, Jesus asks “Do you believe I am able to do … Continue reading

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God’s purposes in suffering – Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson Tada is a beautiful example of “power made manifest in weakness” ( see 2 Corinthians 12:7-10) 7 Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in … Continue reading

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Justin Peters on the Word of Faith / Prosperity “Gospel” Movement

See more at Justin Peter’s website.

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Strange Fire and Overview of the Word of Faith Movement & False Teachings of Joyce Meyer & Joel Osteen

The “Strange Fire” conference ended recently, hosted by John McArthur and Grace Community Church, in which the conference made the case against the Charismatic/Pentecostal Movement as a whole, as an overall very negative phenomonon. I tend to agree, but sometimes, … Continue reading

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