Don’t Miss List: Meditation, Reformation and More

How to Discern Between Biblical Meditation and the Unbiblical Kind

As new age meditation becomes commonplace in our culture it is imperative that we Christians understand the difference between what the Bible means when it says to meditate on God’s word and eastern and dangerous religious practices that are so popular today. Marsha West tackles meditation and what is biblical at Stand Up for the Truth. Continue reading

Nine Million Reasons to Read Another Jesus Calling

Sarah Young’s book, Jesus Calling, has sold over 9 million copies as of 2013. It is my sincere belief that book is subtly deceiving millions of people and that is why I’ve warned about the book in earlier posts.

Warren Smith, a former New Ager who became a Christian, has written multiple books warning about New Age practices and philosophy invading Christian churches through sermons, teachers and books. If anyone would recognize New Age thought, it would be someone who spent years practicing the New Age right?

Smith’s new book, Another Jesus Calling, tackles Young’s tremendously popular book as well as the book she herself says inspired her to start listening for God’s voice, pen in hand. Another Jesus Calling is a must read book. (Read on to learn about the giveaway) Continue reading

Don’t Miss List 7.26.13

I’m off to visit a dear friend for the weekend. I’m very excited, but before I go here’s this week’s Don’t Miss List.

False Doctrine Can Kill You

An important podcast from Fighting for the Faith. He exposes the dangers of word of faith heresy, not just to your soul but also to your physical body.

My husband is not my soul mate

Hannah at The Art in Life does a great job of explaining why her husband isn’t her soul mate. She writes, ” … then he gave me some of the best relationship advice I ever got: There is no biblical basis to indicate that God has one soul mate for you to find and marry. You could have a great marriage with any number of compatible people. There is no ONE PERSON for you. But once you marry someone, that person becomes your one person.”

Women of Faith Partners with New Age Advocate Roma Downey

Lighthouse Trails has an important update about Roma Downey and Women of Faith.

The Shack and It’s New Age Leaven

Also from LHT, a new booklet on The Shack and the new age teachings in it.

Is Jesus God?

Justin Taylor writes at The Gospel Coalition about the Trinity and how to argue from Scripture that Jesus is God.

 

Marcia Montenegro Regarding One Thousand Gifts – by Ann Voskamp

I haven’t read One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp, but I am well aware of its popularity. In fact, I saw it in the hands of a sister-in-Christ very recently. If you have read it or are considering reading it I hope you will also take a look at what Marcia Montenegro of Christian Answers for the New Age (CANA) has written about the book in a recent a commentary in Midwest Christian OutreachContinue reading