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									   The Lakeland Revival, Todd Bentley & Lying
         Signs and Wonders (Updated)
**The Report Newsmagazine | 04-30-2001| Faith healer Todd Bentley presents
himself as a reformed bad boy who was once jailed for 18 months for "crimes of
an assault nature" and breaking-and-entering in his hometown of Gibsons, B.C.
The truth is, his most serious crime was more heinous: the molestation of a
seven-year-old boy."They were sexual crimes," Bentley admits. "I was involved in
a sexual-assault ring." & “I don’t like to talk about it publicly because it would
hurt my ministry.” http://endtimespropheticwords.wordpress.com/2008/04/22/todd-bentley-and-the-lakeland-revival/ &
http://british-columbia.ca.human-rights.org/Poke.html



Sermon Overview: Recently "Christian Television" (primarily through "God-TV") have
issued glowing reports of a "revival" breaking out in Lakeland, Florida at "Ignited
Church" pastored by Stephen Strader. Every night up to 126 million people are being
deceived by this movement/Todd Bentley who looks more like a Hell's Angels biker than
a man of God. Mr. Bentley is a certified false prophet/teacher from the infamous Elijah
List, an umbrella group that markets all the bogus "prophetic" material their many seers
sell. Many of these forerunners for the antichrist are heralding this outbreak as the much-
touted outpouring of the "Latter Rain" and "Third Wave". One of the main problems with
Mr. Bentley's healings though, is that he is doing so (admittedly) by the power of a
supposed female angel named Emma-O. This is the same spirit that supposedly
"birthed" the Kansas City Prophet movement & The Pensacola and Toronto Revivals
(among her many accomplishments). The Encyclopedia Britannica identifies Emma-o in
Japanese Buddhist mythology as the overlord of hell. The information contained in
this teaching is truly unbelievable but easily verifiable & well documented. Wendy Alec,
co-founder of God-TV prophesied regarding this latest "outpouring" of the unholy spirit:
"THIS is just the warm up party - for what you shall see in the coming days shall even
make these days pale - with what I have up my sleeve..."




             Todd Bentley’s Tattoos & Lakeland Exposé
             http://wingswatchman.org/images/jesus%20death%20mask%20p%20hol.pdf




     Lakeland Revival Update: Todd Bentley’s
    Diabolical Signs - The False Outpouring of the
     "Latter Rain"/"Manifest Sons of God"/"Joel's
                           Army" is in Full Swing
Matthew 24:23-24: "Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or
there; believe it not. For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and
shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall
deceive the very elect."

Below is one picture of Bentley Lying hands on another man: Tattoos, Earrings and all.




             Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men's sins: keep
1Tim. 5:22
             thyself pure.

   II Corinthians 11:13-15: For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming
 themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed
into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as
      the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.
              http://www.flickr.com/photos/newyorkdailyhoto/2376749059/

     http://www.apostasyalert.org/REFLECTIONS/bentley.htm

If you’ve been watching the news on "Christian Television" in the past couple of weeks,
you could not have missed the glowing reports of a "revival" breaking out in Lakeland,
Florida. It is headed up by a certified false prophet/teacher by the name of Todd
Bentley, one of the guys from the infamous Elijah List, an umbrella group that markets
all the bogus "prophetic" junk their many seers sell.
Many of these forerunners for the antichrist are
heralding this outbreak as the much-touted
outpouring of the latter rain. {If you think I'm
speaking harshly, keep reading to understand why I

can't mince words.}

Deuteronomy 11:16-18a: "Take heed to
yourselves, that your heart be not deceived,
and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and
worship them; And then the LORD'S wrath be
kindled against you, and he shut up the heaven, that there be no rain, and
                     that the land yield not her fruit; and lest ye perish
                     quickly from off the good land which the LORD giveth
                     you. Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your
                     heart and in your soul..."




                         Pastor Stephen Strader of Ignited Church




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Sadly, this circus show featuring an "illustrated man" is now on the road and
targets young people and new believers who are not armed with a knowledge of
Scripture so they are sitting ducks for deception. The crowds following Bentley
are seen being overcome by ugly spirits of drunkenness and stupor. Those in
the church who are crying out against this injustice perpetrated upon our
weakest little lambs are being squelched by the "Christian" media, since those in
control of the airwaves suppress the truth in unrighteousness. And any otherwise
solid ministries that buy airtime on networks such as TBN and the God Channel
shut up their own mouths for fear of biting the hand that feeds them and getting
their programs tossed.

So that leaves the Internet – the only place you’ll see any opposition to the
madness.

Psalm 94:16: "Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will
stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?…

That awful song, "Did You Feel the Mountains Tremble" could well be a theme
song for this deceptive display of lying signs and wonders. It reflects the faulty
theology of those in "the river" movement popularized by the so-called "Toronto
Blessing," the last wave of madness that hit the church back in the latter half of
the 1990s. The lyrics reflect Kingdom-Now visions of the church taking over all
the elements of society and setting up a kingdom on earth before the Lord
returns – an idea that the book of Revelation and all other passages about the
end times contradict. The song says, in part:

  And we can see that God you're moving
  A mighty river through the nations
  And young and old will turn to Jesus
  Fling wide your heavenly gates
  Prepare the way of the risen Lord

  Open up the doors and let the music play
  Let the streets resound with singing
  Songs that bring you hope
  Songs that bring you peace
  Dancers who dance upon injustice

Are the nations really turning to God? Hardly! In fact, not only are the nations not
turning back to God, but the church as a whole is being transformed by the
world, as the Emerging Church and the Purpose-Driven movement demonstrate.

II Peter 2:17-19: "These are wells without water, clouds that are carried
with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever. For
when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the
lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean
escaped from them who live in error. While they promise them liberty, they
themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is
overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage."

                       What’s Happening in Florida?

Todd Bentley was guest preacher at Ignited Church in Lakeland, Florida, for a 5-
day healing revival starting on April 2, 2008. It was extended to the end of the
month because of the crowds coming to get healed and to get "drunk in the
spirit." The church’s pastor is Stephen Strader, the son of Karl Strader, formerly
of Carpenter’s Home Church in Lakeland where Rodney Howard-Browne made
his holy laughter debut back in 1993. That "outpouring" went on to spark the
Toronto and Pensacola drunken revivals.

So, it’s back where it started from. One eyewitness described the manifestations
going on at the impartation of Bentley’s "anointing":

  "These are the effects that I have witnessed on people who have attended
  this movement and either have had hands laid on them or claim to have
  been imparted with 'the spirit': -They come back with this kind of childlike
  drunken stupor. -Descriptions of a burning sensation either in their veins,
  heads or stomachs. -Descriptions of being washed back and forth like the
  waves in the ocean;-Dancing about like drunk...-Inappropriate yelling and
  screaming like they're at a football game;-Young men whistling over and
  over and holding their heads and claiming that they 'feel the Holy Spirit
  about to split them in two'; -One young man's back two teeth turned
  completely to some metallic finish.-People with their eyes rolled in the back
  of their heads and weaving around like they're lost.-Women just gyrating
  and pulsating like they're being ravaged from behind from some unseen
  force. -Drunken uncontrollable laughter in the middle of a solemn prayer
  time…-People being 'slain in the spirit'... just falling down and being unable
  to move (like something's holding them down)."
Then the blogger who posted this asked a pointed question about the women
reported to be "ravaged from behind"-- "Am I misreading or does this mean that
the women are literally acting like they are being "sexed up" by unseen
supernatural forces?"

Another phenomenon I notice whenever watching any of these "outpourings" is
people bent over, unable to straighten themselves up, while convulsing into their
bellies. Whenever I see this, I’m reminded of the "spirit" from which Jesus
delivered a woman as reported in Luke 13. Jesus said that this woman "whom
Satan has bound" needed to be loosed – even on the Sabbath. So he released
her from the spirit and "immediately she was made straight." These pitiful people
who can’t straighten up their backs need to be loosed from whatever spirit
Bentley is imparting.

                         Bentley’s Source of Power

We don’t have to play a guessing game to discern the source of Bentley’s power
over undiscerning people. His own testimony reveals how he reportedly tapped
into the spirit realm for the key to do signs and wonders.

In one of his "Fresh Fire" classes called "The Secret Place" (circa 2005, CD on
file), Bentley takes his followers to Psalm 91 for his proof-text in examining how
to get power.

[His voice on these tapes is very eerie – it is indistinguishable from a cult leader
by the name of Anthony Marcolongo, a demonized "prophet" who back in the
late 1980s abused his flock and molested his female followers. His tyranny came
to an end when he was killed in a one-car crash and his body, along with his car,
were wrapped around a tree.]

Here is the text in Psalm 91:1-2

  "He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under
  the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge
  and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.’"

And here is Bentley’s paraphrase of it that he gave in a gravely shouting voice:

  "He who dwells, not visits, dwells in the abode of God shall be like the
  Most High in that you will be uppermost, far above, in the highest
  excellence of anything that you do in your life as supreme ruler in your
  circumstances. He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High is
  supreme, far above uppermost, highest heights of heaven, lofty,
  excellence, overcoming Christian. Are you understanding me?!?"

So, according to Bentley, those who dwell in the secret place are "supreme" –
supreme what? Lofty? Uppermost? Do those words sound familiar?

   (Isaiah 14:12-14)

It is hard to tell the difference between the words of Bentley and those of Satan!
He went on to elaborate:

  "You see, I want to be fruitful; I want to be far above. I want to be a
  conqueror; I want to be a mountain of strength; I want to be greatness. You
  know, we like that word greatness. Well, he who dwells in the secret place
  of the Most High automatically comes into everything that the Almighty is. It
  happens."

And here’s God’s response to the devil and to Bentley if he does not repent:


  (Isaiah 14:15)

So how did Bentley purport to get into that secret place? He explains that in
another session from the same conference in his message entitled, "Soaking." In
that message he said that he began to practice "contemplative prayer"
something he said he learned from studying the lives of mystics such as Brother
Lawrence and an Indian mystic named Sundar Singh. He said that this silence
launched his ministry after three months of soaking (meditating in an altered
state of consciousness) culminated in a physical encounter with Jesus Christ
who stood behind him and spoke to him audibly.

In reading about Singh on the Internet, I found out that he was a "Christian Sikh"
Indian who lived from 1889 to 1929. He practiced mind-emptying meditation that
he warned wasn’t for everybody since it held dangers. Wikipedia documents that
Singh would visit the spirit plane during his times of silence. It said:

  "Singh stated that he had contact with Swedenborg in the spirit world: ‘I
  saw him several times some years ago, but I did not know his earthly
  name. His name in the spiritual world is quite different just according to his
  high position or office and most beautiful character…Swedenborg was a
  great man, philosopher, scientist and, above all seer of clear visions. I
  often speak with him in my visions. He occupies a high place in the
  spiritual world ... Having read his books and having come into contact with
  him in the spiritual world, I can thoroughly recommend him as a great
  seer."

Wikipedia also points out that--

  "Christian apologist Walter Martin classified Swedenborg and his followers
  among the cults…The difficulty for evangelicals is compounded by Singh's
  confirmation of contact with Swedenborg in the spirit world. This visionary
  form of contact with an unorthodox deceased teacher clashes with the
  portraits of piety drawn by later evangelical biographers."

It is also interesting, that Bentley claims to have witnessed to a witch doctor on
the spirit plane while his body remained in his hotel room and he testifies that
unseen angels have come to his rescue by throwing a potential mugger into a
wall on his behalf.

                Emma – the Demon of the Abode of Hell

Speaking of angels – that’s another source of power Bentley claims to have
working for him.

The parallel passage to the description of Lucifer in Isaiah 14 is the 28th chapter
of Ezekiel. Here God further describes His arch-enemy as one who has a great
love for treasure.

Contrast that with Todd Bentley’s focus on riches as documented in an article
called "ANGELS" & the FLORIDA HEALING REVIVAL - Warning!" written by
Andrew Strom, a historian of the Charismatic Movement, who quoted Bentley
from an article Bentley wrote in 2003 called "Angelic Hosts." Bentley wrote:

  "So when I need a financial breakthrough I don't just pray and ask God for
  my financial breakthrough. I go into intercession and become a partner
  with the angels by petitioning the Father for the angels that are assigned to
  getting me money: ‘Father, give me the angels in heaven right now that are
  assigned to get me money and wealth. And let those angels be released
  on my behalf. Let them go into the four corners of the earth and gather me
  money.’"

Todd’s money-gathering angel’s name is Emma, who his good friend Bob
Jones (discredited "prophet" who was disciplined for using his prophetic office to
get women to undress for him) credits with birthing the discredited Kansas City
Prophet movement of the late 1980s. In Bentley’s own words:

  "Twice Bob Jones asked me about this angel that was in Kansas City in
  1980: ‘Todd, have you ever seen the angel by the name of Emma?’ He
  asked me as if he expected that this angel was appearing to me.
  Surprised, I said, ‘Bob, who is Emma?’ He told me that Emma was the
  angel that helped birth and start the whole prophetic movement in Kansas
  City in the 1980s. She was a mothering-type angel that helped nurture the
  prophetic as it broke out. Within a few weeks of Bob asking me about
  Emma, I was in a service in Beulah, North Dakota. In the middle of the
  service I was in conversation with Ivan and another person when in walks
  Emma. As I stared at the angel with open eyes, the Lord said, ‘Here's
  Emma.’ I'm not kidding. She floated a couple of inches off the floor. It was
  almost like Kathryn Khulman in those old videos when she wore a white
  dress and looked like she was gliding across the platform. Emma appeared
  beautiful and young - about 22 years old - but she was old at the same
  time. She seemed to carry the wisdom, virtue and grace of Proverbs 31 on
  her life. She glided into the room, emitting brilliant light and colors. Emma
  carried these bags and began pulling gold out of them. Then, as she
  walked up and down the aisles of the church, she began putting gold dust
  on people...Within three weeks of that visitation, the church had given me
  the biggest offering I had ever received to that point in my ministry.
  Thousands of dollars! Thousands!... During this visitation the pastor's wife
  (it was an AOG church) got totally whacked by the Holy Ghost – she began
  running around barking like a dog or squawking like a chicken as a
  powerful prophetic spirit came on her. Also, as this prophetic anointing
  came on her, she started getting phone numbers of complete strangers
  and calling them up on the telephone and prophesying over them... Then
  angels started showing up in the church."

Bentley claims that his angel also assisted William Branham in his healing
ministry in the 1960s. [Check out background on William Branham who called
the Trinity a pagan doctrine.] In fact, Branham always claimed that he could do
no healings until his angel showed up. Bentley refers to his angel as "the angel
of the Lord" and also waits upon Emma for the signs and wonders to manifest.
However, according to Bible scholars, the term "the angel of the Lord" is an Old
Testament reference to the pre-incarnate Christ, also called a Theophany. It
seems that Emma is really overstepping her bounds to be referred to as "the
angel of the Lord."

                This same Emma is credited with showing up in revivals
                spreading gold dust and dropping gems around. {See my article
                All That Glitters is not God’s Glory}

                But who is Emma, if she exists at all? The Encyclopedia
                Britannica identifies Emma-o as a demon ruler in hell:

                "Emma-o in Japanese Buddhist mythology, the overlord of
                hell … judges the souls of men… The sinner is sent to one of
                the 16 regions of fire or ice assigned him by Emma-o for a
                fixed period of time until the next rebirth."

                Another online encyclopedia confirms Emma’s identity:

                "The folklore of Chinese Taoism and Japanese Shintoism
                was naturally embodied in the mythology of the Buddhists,
                and we find therefore in their temples innumerable
                representations of hell with all their traditional belongings;
   Emma, the stern judge of Meifu, the dark tribunal; Kongo, the sheriff, and
   all the terrible staff of bailiffs, torturers, and executioners, among whom the
   steer-headed Gozu and the horse-headed Mezu are never missing."

Watching Bentley do his circus act can be very nauseating. He imparts his
Emma spirit on the young people who come up for a touch. He flings the evil
spirits upon them while yelling, "blah, blah, blah, blah" – whatever he means by
that – and culminates it with slaying them in the "spirit" with the word "BAM!"
[see link for example ] Why would he scream "Bam" over people? A clue is in his
own words taken from the "The Secret Place" CD of the Fresh Fire conference
referenced earlier. Bentley said:

   "We’re like little chickens. We’re pretty defenseless and sometimes we’re
   just going through life pecking away… and then the wolf comes and we
   don’t even see it coming. Bam! He’s got you!"

That’s pretty scary. And what’s even scarier is what Bentley’s endorser, Wendy
Alec, co-founder of God-TV prophesied regarding this latest "outpouring"
of the unholy spirit:

   "THIS is just the warm up party - for what you shall see in the coming
   days shall even make these days pale - with what I have up my
   sleeve. And I tell you my son - that THIS THAT I POUR OUT UPON
   YOU UPON FLORIDA shall flow to the east."

Does God have something up his sleeve? Of course not! These words emerged
from the pit of hell where Emma rules.




Subject: GOD TV

Dr. Johnson,
I am not going to go into details, but enough to say that my family has been torn apart by the
witchcraft that went on in Lakeland (Todd Bentley) these past weeks. Thousands of
Pentecostals in Central Florida have fallen for it hook , line, and sinker. And I think the root of all
this evil, or at least a big factor, is a TV channel called God TV. Pentecostals are addicted to
this channel and they fall for anything that is promoted there. Do you have any info on God TV?

Thanks,
N
My personal feeling is that the devil would heal a person all day long if that meant
bringing them into bondage and blinding them to the truth. If someone (Christian or
unbeliever) goes to a man like this, he is voluntarily opening the door to Satan (or letting
themselves be overcome by such an one). If Satan can corrupt/leaven the body of Christ
enough he knows there will be less and less Christians truly capable of contending for
the faith and exposing him.

        While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption:
2Pe 2:19
        for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.




**Further Update on Lakeland and the true origin of this demonic movement



----- Original Message -----

From: STEVE M

To: Scott Johnson

Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 2:40 PM

Subject: Funny you should teach on it



Hi Scott,

Last week after hearing what Brother Slatterly had to say about the heretic Todd Bentley I
decided to watch a few minutes of this nut case for myself. More in the interest of seeing
what my parents may be heading towards next as their church seems to follow around
this trail.

Well the first time I watched I saw typical radical preaching with the whole'Bam" thing
going on BUT last Monday or Tuesday woe! The second time I watched this tattooed
freak I couldn't believe what I was hearing or seeing. I know as funny as it sounds it was
an appointed time for me to understand just how down right deprived these people are
getting. The following is what I saw.

When I first clicked over There was a woman scantily clad with hideous whore makeup
on you know the black eye line surrounding the eyes that you can see from a mile away
not to mention the lip stick. But I got to give her that her hair was long and neatly kept.
Anyways This woman was singing over and over again 'I want to be a lay down lover' 'I
want to be a lay down lover with you Jesus'. It was sultry. I was shocked beyond
anything in my 35 years of life could of ever brought me. I listened for about five minutes
just trying to get into my mind that these people were REALLY going down that
direction. During this time I was privy to the ding dong Bentley laid out flat on his back
on the floor hands in the air 'praying' saying yes oh yes lord make me your lover. On a
lower stage people from the audience were streaming down and grabbing up a piece of
the floor for themselves, some on their back and some on the guts all looking like they
were ready for an over shadowing of the spirit.

At this point I had more than I could stomach so I changed the channel to the weather. A
short time later I felt I had to turn back to the channel and what I saw stamped out an
doubt that could have ever tried to root itself there.

AS I turned back 'preacher' was up off the floor and was doing the typical rant and rave
preaching. I mean he was hollering at the top of his lungs and just a carrying on like a
fool. But what he was saying during this supposed time of teaching about set my ears
on fire. Bentley was talking about burning for Jesus. I want to burn for you. I want to
burn. I thought to myself don't worry you'll be burning soon enough but it won't be for
Jesus you devil. While the tattooed freak man was going on the affor said woman was
behind him on her key board making a mantra out of his comments. The people who
were poured around the front were all now standing and lifting their hands in
worship.Then I saw it, in the midst of the crowd a man stood there arms up and plainfully
displaying the hail Satan sign. I mean my mouth about hit the floor. At that point I really
couldn't stomach anymore and turned off the T.V.



God Bless you and keep you until that day.

Kimberlee


Comment please see the link bleow ( http://www.prophetic.net/firepix.htm ) for some links
regarding this fire that is mentioned:
----- Original Message -----

From: Andrew

To: Scott Johnson

Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 9:04 PM

Subject: "Holy Spirit" pictures



Hey Dr. Johnson,

  I don't know if you've seen these pictures before but the following link has pictures of
orbs and the fourth picture down shows "arms" in the air above a woman which is
actually pretty scary to look at. I thought you might be interested.

http://www.prophetic.net/firepix.htm
Andrew Torgerud




Comment: After my teaching entitled 'My Recent Trip Down Charismania Lane' (see
below) I had several inquires about the demonic phenomenon of orbs. (See attached
picture with the arrow pointing to it). This picture was of a party (I was not there) my
unsaved parents threw the year before last for New Years Eve. This is a classic picture of
an orb (over the man's body) and he is even surrounded by a demonic fog that no one
can explain; called (in paranormal research) an 'ecto trail' with 'spirit fog'
See: http://lgl48.tripod.com/ghost/id6.html . This would be a 'paranormal researchers'
dream. Over the course of the night at least 30-40 orbs were photographed. The man that
this orb appears over is named 'David Johnson' & the bass player for the
famous/demonic "Neville Brothers" blues/rock band.
http://www.davidjohnsonmusic.com/links.html Ephesians 6:12-13: "For we wrestle not
against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of
the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take
unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and
having done all, to stand."

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----- Original Message -----

From: Randy N

To: Scott Johnson

Sent: Friday, May 30, 2008 4:09 AM

Subject: Re: HONEST QUESTIONS ABOUT the LAKELAND REVIVAL



Hey Scott,

Yeah, I listened to your radio show. Great Job and Thank You!....
((( GLORY TO GOD FOREVER))) We have HIS WORD to warn us of false prophets and his
WORD is above his own name.. But these people don't care what Jesus says about anything, it
seems.
We really need to be concerned about this movement - you're right and the Bible is right! (( WE
NEED TO BE CONCERNED ))I know I am concerned too and so should every believer.I have
been so persecuted for even mentioning my concerns. The Todd Bentley Cyber Police blocked
me and my IP Address out of the chat room. I'm actually at WC International University - so the
entire college is now blocked out!

Check this out. Two days before Todd Bentley came to California - I saw the tables they
had set up outside Mott Auditorium filled with CD's and Books and I felt the Lord wanting
to Flip over the Tables.....

As I approached the table; I asked a women standing there if she thought Jesus would
mind if I flipped over the tables. She said yeah, he would mind (she looked at me with
hatred and disgust)! I said really? Well, what about this?? And brother, I picked up the
first CD I saw and to my surprise it had a price tag of $210 on it. What in the World????
Then to top it off - there was a scripture on there that said "The Lord has anointed me to
Preach the GOOD News to the Poor! Yeah, Right - the Poor.... for $210 I said...

But that was a bargain, because tonight I was telling people in the Chat Room that "Wow
you can learn how to heal the sick like Todd Bentley for only $270!

It's on his website now and the CD's are actually that price! Can you believe it? Talk
about Fleecing the Flock!

((( I have attached a screen shot of both his website $270 and the $210 from my cell
phone))) **Note I could not get this to transfer to this document but trust assured I
viewed them and thy ear authentic--Dr. Johnson

http://ww2.micahtek.com/nexolive/nShop_Detail.cfm?CFID=15281885&CFTOKEN=774368
88

They blocked me out because I pointed this out to the flock. (they hate to be exposed)

Here's what the page says:

HEALING SCHOOL 101 - DVD SET $270
by Todd Bentley

This training school is great for pastors, evangelists, ministries, hungry saints and
those who want to move in a greater dimension of healing. Go through the school
with your youth groups, home groups, and churches.

The school is also a great time of preparation for individuals who need healing and
want to sit under powerful teaching. Practical examples of how to receive and
maintain your healing, how to overcome hindrances to healing, building your faith
and understanding of the function of miracles will also be taught.
The (OPTIONAL) workbook is designed to reinforce, and compile the lessons on
each of my AUDIO CD's focused on healings and miracles. Each lesson is set-up
with a Key Bible Verse, Reinforcement Helpers, Life Application, and a Prayer

The full complete set of AUDIO CD's - DVD's or a STUDENT MANUAL may
also be purchased to accompany this extraordinary training school which are also
found in this online bookstore.


The lessons contained in this extraordinary school are as follows:

   1. SOZO Salvation, Deliverance And Healing
   2. The Seven Redemptive Names Of God
   3. Touching God On Covenant
   4. 30 Reasons Why Miracles Happen
   5. The Working Of Faith, Healing & Miracles
   6. The Four Levels Of Healing
   7. Faith For Creative Miracles
   8. Faith To Raise The Dead
   9. Hidden Prayer And Healing
   10.The Word Of Knowledge
   11.Freedom From Sickness And Disease
   12.Roots Of Sickness
   13.30 Reasons Why Miracles Do Not Happen
   14.How To Maintain Your Healing
   15.The Spirit Of Python
   16.Breaking Generational Curses
   17.The Deaf And Dumb Spirit
   18.Dunamis Power

"My desire is to make the commission of Mark 16:17-18 no longer just words on a
page, but an exciting everyday reality. 'And these signs will follow those who
believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues;
they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means
hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.'

If you're a believer, then you're a candidate for this commission." ~ Revivalist Todd
Bentley




PENTECOSTAL PASTOR OF FLORIDA OUTPOURING ADMITS MEETINGS NOT ORDERLY
(Friday Church News Notes, May 30, 2008, www.wayoflife.org fbns@wayoflife.org, 866-
295-4143) - Meetings that began on April 2 at the Ignite Church in Lakeland, Florida, are
continuing daily (in larger venues), with as many as 10,000 in attendance. The frenzy,
which has been called "The Florida Healing Outpouring," is led by evangelist Todd
Bentley. Stephen Strader, pastor of Ignite Church, recently admitted to the local
newspaper that the services are not orderly, describing them as "chaotic" and
"disorganized" ("A Working Man's Revival," The Ledger, May 18, 2008). This is an
admission that the "revival" is not scriptural. When Paul wrote to the church at Corinth to
correct their misuse of spiritual gifts, he said: "Let all things be done decently and in
order" (1 Corinthians 14:40). He left no doubt about the way that God works. "For God is
not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints" (1 Cor.
14:33). The "Florida Outpouring" is filled with confusion, disorder, and a distinct lack of
peace. People laugh hysterically and shake like they are possessed and babble
incoherently. The evangelist hits people on the head and yells "Bam!" and they fall down.
He gets "drunk in the spirit" and falls down while his associate is so "intoxicated" that he
utters a profanity on stage
(http://christianresearchnetwork.com/?p=5075). The Pentecostal-Charismatic movement
has been lurching from one strange unscriptural thing to another for more than 100
years. Beware! (The
317-page book The Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements: The History and Error is
available from Way of Life Literature.)



PENTECOSTAL EVANGELIST SAYS "DON'T TRY TO FIGURE IT OUT" (Friday Church
News Notes, May 30, 2008, www.wayoflife.org fbns@wayoflife.org, 866-295-4143) -
Pentecostal evangelist Todd Bentley, who is heading up the current "outpouring" in
Lakeland, Florida, says of the "spiritual drunkenness" and other phenomena, "Don't try
to figure it out with your head" ("Florida Outpouring of Drunkenness,"
http://christianresearchnetwork.com/?p=5075). This has been one of the theme songs of
the Pentecostal movement from its inception, but the Bible warns of deceiving spirits
and instructs God's people to carefully prove all things. The Bereans were called "noble"
because they tested everything by Scripture (Acts 17:11). This practice is exalted by the
Spirit of God as noble Christianity, and any type of Christianity that draws back from
testing everything carefully by Scripture is ignoble and wrong. "Prove all things; hold
fast that which is good" (1 Thessalonians 5:21).



PENTECOSTAL EVANGELIST SEES FLOATING ANGEL NAMED EMMA (Friday Church
News Notes, May 30, 2008, www.wayoflife.org fbns@wayoflife.org,
866-295-4143) - Pentecostal evangelist Todd Bentley, who is heading up the current
"outpouring" in Lakeland, Florida, claims to have seen many angels. Not surprisingly,
some of them were "financial angels" who spread prosperity to Word-Faith Pentecostals.
One of these is named Emma. "I was in a service in Beulah, North Dakota. In the middle
of the service I was in conversation with Ivan and another person when in walks Emma.
As I stared at the angel with open eyes, the Lord said, 'Here's Emma.' I'm not kidding.
She floated a couple of inches off the floor. It was almost like Kathryn Kuhlman in those
old videos when she wore a white dress and looked like she was gliding across the
platform. Emma appeared beautiful and young--about
22 years old--but she was old at the same time. She seemed to carry the wisdom, virtue
and grace of Proverbs 31 on her life. She glided into the room, emitting brilliant light and
colors. Emma carried these bags and began pulling gold out of them. Then, as she
walked up and down the aisles of the church, she began putting gold dust on people.
'God, what is happening?' I asked. The Lord answered: 'She is releasing the gold, which
is both the revelation and the financial breakthrough that I am bringing into this church.'
... Within three weeks of that visitation, the church had given me the biggest offering I
had ever received to that point in my ministry. Thousands of dollars!" (Bentley, "Angelic
Hosts," http://www.etpv.org/2003/angho.html). Since the Bible exhorts us to "prove all
things," we must compare this angelic visitation with Scripture. There we see no female
angels, no angels that sprinkle gold dust, and none that float two inches off the floor.



PENTECOSTAL EVANGELIST SAYS PAUL DOESN'T HAVE A MANSION IN HEAVEN
(Friday Church News Notes, May 30, 2008, www.wayoflife.org fbns@wayoflife.org, 866-
295-4143) - Pentecostal evangelist Todd Bentley, who is heading up the current
"outpouring" in Lakeland, Florida, claims that he has seen Jesus face to face and visited
heaven. There he supposedly received revelations directly from the apostle Paul. "After
that, Paul took me to his house. I was still in paradise [the third heaven]. His house
wasn't a mansion. It was actually a small cabin. There was an open field and a forest
there"
(Bentley, "A Face to Face Encounter,"
http://lakelandrevival.blogspot.com/2008/05/cleaning-out-barn.html). Bentley says that
the river of life is not water but is oil and honey and that there are seven realms or
atmospheres in heaven, one of which is reserved for angels. Bentley joins a long line of
Pentecostals who have allegedly visited God's paradise. Percy Collett saw a "Holy Ghost
elevator" and "barkless" dogs. Roberts Liardon saw a medicine cabinet with bottles
labeled "overdose of the Holy Ghost." Jesse Duplantis saw weak Christians that must
smell the leaves of the tree of life to gain strength. I reject all of these claims, for the
simple reason that in every case the individual adds to the things recorded in the Bible in
direct conflict with God's command: "For I testify unto every man that heareth the words
of the prophecy of this book, IF ANY MAN SHALL ADD UNTO THESE THINGS, GOD
SHALL ADD UNTO HIM THE PLAGUES THAT ARE WRITTEN IN THIS BOOK" (Rev. 22:18).
Many of the things recorded in the book of Revelation pertain to heaven. Consider
Revelation 4-5; 7:9-17; 8:1-6; 10:1; 11:15-19; 12:1-3; 12:7-12;
14:1-17; 15:1-8; 16:1, 5-7; 17:1-2; 19:1-16; 20:1; 21:1-27; 22:1-5. Is it not adding to "these
things" to say there are Holy Ghost elevators and barkless dogs and medicine cabinets?
The Bible is more certain than the most glorious mystical experience. It is possible to be
deceived into thinking one has been to heaven or seen Jesus when this has not actually
happened, but the Bible is sure. Peter reminded his readers that he had witnessed
Christ's majesty and heard the very voice of Almighty God (2 Peter 1:16-18). But rather
than urging his readers to seek such experiences Peter magnified the Bible above all
such things, calling it "a more sure word of prophecy" (2 Peter
1:19-21). We need to lay aside the carnal lust for mystical experiences and miraculous
signs and walk by faith and not by sight, for this is biblical Christianity. "For we are
saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet
hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it" (Rom.
8:24-25).



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