Exposing the False Teachers of the 21st Century (Titus 1:10) (Hyper Grace)

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Real Witchcraft of Narnia Exposed - Narnia's Occult Agenda

The Real Witchcraft of Narnia Exposed - Narnia's Occult Agenda (Part 2)


In this short series, we will show facts about C.S. Lewis and his books that will challenge the belief many hold that ‘C.S. Lewis was a Christian author of good children’s stories and Christian books.’ Today, we will look at some of the occultic themes found in The Chronicles of Narnia. We will ask and answer the question: 'Is real witchcraft portrayed in C.S. Lewis' Narnia series?' 

In pre-medieval times, Europe was primarily made up of pagan tribes, such as the Celts, Goths, Picts, and others. These tribes often worshiped gods and goddesses, such as Thor, Oden, and Aine (a Celtic fertility goddess). People in ancient Europe often claimed to have seen supernatural beings appear in wooded areas and elsewhere. 


The Peterborough Chronicle is a historical account of England written during the Middle Ages, after the Norman Conquest of 1066. A supernatural event was reported to have been witnessed near the town of Peterborough. Through the woodland surrounding the town of Peterborough, large, hideous black creatures appeared, blowing horns, and many were riding black horses and he-goats. Read the actual account below:


"Many men both saw and heard a great number of huntsmen hunting. The huntsmen were black, huge, and hideous, and rode on black horses and on black he-goats, and their hounds were jet black, with eyes like saucers, and horrible. This was seen in the very deer park of the town of Peterborough, and in all the woods that stretch from that same town to Stamford, and in the night the monks heard them sounding and winding their horns." [1]

This account is one of many similar accounts of supernatural creatures making their appearance in what are called "wild hunts." As these events became more commonly known in Germanic lands, Scandinavia, Britain, and elsewhere, people included fairies in their retelling of the stories.


Jacques Vallee Reveals the True Nature of Aliens and Fairies 


Jacques Vallee, a well known UFO researcher, wrote in his book Passport to Magonia that from ancient times people have described encounters with fairies that seemed to have intercourse with human beings. Vallee compares demons with fairies in the same book:

"What we have here is a complete theory of contact between our race and another race, non-human, different in physical nature, but biologically compatible with us. Angels, demons, fairies, creatures from heaven, hell, or Magonia: they inspire our strangest dreams, shape our destinies, steal our desires......
But who are they?" [2]

The Bible reveals how a third of God's angels rebelled against Him, and became fallen angels that served Satan, who had been known as the angel Lucifer. Revelation 12 speaks of a great red dragon (Satan) who drew a third of the stars of heaven.
Revelation 12:3-4 a.
[3] And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. [4 a.] And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: ..."

Isaiah 14:12 speaks how Lucifer (Satan) is fallen from Heaven. The prophecy says: "How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!" In Luke 10:18, Jesus said that He saw Satan fall from heaven. Luke 10:18 — "And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven." Revelation 12 goes on to say how Satan was cast out of heaven with his angels.
Revelation 12:9 — "And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him."

These same evil spirits go forth seeking whom they may devour.
1 Peter 5:8-9 
[8] Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: [9] Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.

These evil spirits can appear as angels of light to deceive men. 2 Corinthians 11:14 — "And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light." They are deceivers and liars that make themselves appear like what they are not. If demons can appear as angels of light, why can't they appear as fairies, elves, leprechauns, dwarfs, trolls, monsters, dryads, nymphs, aliens, etc.?


Mr. Tumnus


In The Chronicles of Narnia, many of these magical creatures are seen, including satyrs or fauns, such as Mr. Tumnus, who helped Lucy in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. One of the most well known fauns is the pagan god Pan. Like Pan, Mr. Tumnus appears as a half man, half goat creature. Pan is known for being a symbol of lust, immorality, and paganism. Disturbingly, Mr. Tumnus (the Pan look-alike) brings a little girl to his cottage. He offers her tea and plays music that enchants Lucy. Here's what C.S. Lewis wrote (from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe):

"Then to cheer himself up he [Mr. Tumnus] took out from its case on the dresser a strange little flute that looked as if it were made of straw and began to play.
And the tune he played made Lucy want to cry and laugh and dance
and go to sleep all at the same time. It must have been hours later when she shook herself..." [3] 

In the 2005 movie adaptation, this magic flute causes magical figures to appear, dancing in the flickering fireplace flames of the cottage. IMDB said of the faun's music: "He plays a hypnotic tune on a flute-like instrument, and Lucy actually sees shapes form in the flames of Tumnus' hearth fire, shapes of a man riding a unicorn, and fauns and dryads dancing." [4]. 


Aslan Verses the White Witch


The magic flute is just the starting point for more occultic elements that Lewis will put in his Narnia books. The very fact that a children's story is portraying an "evil" witch who has the power to put spells on an entire country to cause a perpetual winter is disturbing, knowing that real witches do exist today. Making a witch seem powerful and able to cause perpetual winter is not biblical because the devil does not have the power to do such a thing. The devil is the one behind all witchcraft. Satanists use a type of sorcery that knowingly requires the use of demons. The devil does not have the power to cause eternal winter or summer. But, in the Narnia world, this evil witch can cause everyone to suffer from the cold of winter.

Aslan, the lion character, appears on the scene to stop the evil witch and break her spell of winter. But, Aslan himself uses magic. The very way Lucy and her siblings arrived in Narnia was due to magic. But, in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, a magic spell-book is used. 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Real C.S. Lewis Exposed - Narnia's Occult Agenda


Narnia's Occult Agenda Exposed - The Witchcraft in the Chronicles of Narnia (C.S. Lewis Exposed) 
(Part 1)

Certainly, The Chronicles of Narnia has influenced generations of people. It has occupied much of their time both reading and watching Narnia books and films. The power of entertainment to influence Christians toward the occult realm is not just a theory. For instance, many Christians today believe that magic, when portrayed in movies or books, is “good” if it is used for “good” in the story.

In this short series, we will show facts about C.S. Lewis and his books that will challenge the belief many hold that ‘C.S. Lewis was a Christian author of good children’s stories and Christian books.’ In this article, we will look at some of the beliefs Lewis had about salvation from sin.

Some of the things Christians have said about C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia


The editor of Christianity Magazine, John Buckeridge, said of Narnia that: “There is a Christian parable in there” [1].

In 2005, Christianity Today said of the first Narnia movie (The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe): 'After all of the rumors, the fretting about literary fidelity, and the angst about religious agendas, we can praise director Andrew Adamson and his fine young actors for developing these "Sons of Adam" and "Daughters of Eve" into three-dimensional, engaging characters [2].’

The tone of this magazine movie review is positive, reflecting the attitude of many Christians toward Narnia. We need to know what the author of Narnia believes about God and His Word, the Bible, before we go further.

C.S. Lewis’ False Doctrine that He Taught


What the Narnia author believes makes all the difference. C.S. Lewis, who wrote The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other books, had a very unbiblical view of salvation from sin. See what Lewis wrote in his book Mere Christianity:

Friday, May 26, 2017

Catholicism Exposed — Mary Worship and Catholicism Revealed


Catholicism Exposed — Mary Worship and Catholicism Revealed 


Dear Catholics and those interested in Catholicism, I am an evangelical protestant and a follower of Jesus Christ, my Savior and Lord. I write this article in the hope that you will take time to think about what I'm bringing forth to your minds and hearts. We have all been told and taught doctrines which may or may not be found in the Bible, God's Holy Word. But, the Bible is the solid rock on which we stand, as Christians. Jesus said that anyone who builds his house on the sand will see it fall, but the one who builds his house on the solid rock will see it stand (Matthew 7)

I pray that you consider what I present to you, and that you seek God about it. See what the Bible has to say about this information I present (Acts 17:11).  (Acts 17:11 (bold added). "These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.")

Please don't close your minds off to this information, but consider it and see what the Holy scripture has to say about all doctrines and the beliefs of man. 

We now look at a statement about Mary posted on a Catholic website.


St. Mary's Catholic Campus Ministry website (sfacatholic.net) wrote:

"That Mary was but a creature and “all have sinned…” (Rom 3:23). Answer: This passage could refer to actual sin and be a general statement for the mass of mankind or it could refer to all being under original sin. A special action of god [sic] was then necessary to preserve Mary from it." [1] 

Catholics have been taught that Mary is to be honored and venerated above all women. Shrines have been built for Mary, and her image occupies the focal point of many Catholic services. Every year, millions of devout Catholics travel many miles to visit shrines of Mary, who they say is the "Mother of God." They will kiss the statue and pray in the direction of the statue of Mary and other statues of saints.

Every day Catholics say prayers to a person they consider to be their spiritual "mother." But, Mary is dead and is with God the Father and Jesus Christ in Heaven, and with all those who have left this earth to be with the Lord. Mary is not requiring your prayers to her. She is not asking for your veneration or adoration.

When Jesus Christ went to a marriage in Cana of Galilee, Mary asked Jesus if He would do a miracle for her (she mentioned that they had no wine), because she knew He could do miracles.

John 2:1-4
1 And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:
2 And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage.
3 And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine.
4 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come.
• {1.} The Greek word for woman is guné, which also means lady. Why did Jesus Christ Himself not refer to Mary as His mother?

Returning to the statement of St. Mary's Catholic Campus Ministry: "A special action of god [sic] was then necessary to preserve Mary from it [original sin] [1]." Is there any scripture in God's Holy Bible that says Mary was "preserved" from sin, and born without sin?

Jesus Christ's Humanness: His Emotional and Physical Suffering


Jesus Christ being both God and man (at the same time) suffered from the results of man's sin, such as getting exhausted enough to sleep in a boat while it was in a storm on the Sea of Galilee (Matthew 8:24-25). His body suffered hunger (Matthew 4:2) and Satan tried to get Him to turn a stone into a loaf of bread, which Jesus Christ did not do. While Jesus was in the Garden of Gethsemane, He spoke to God the Father and requested: "Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done." (Luke 22:42-44).

Jesus Christ did not sin, because He is the Only Begotten Son of God (John 3:16), and is Holy. He and God the Father are one God. In John 10:30, Jesus said: "I and my Father are one." But, Jesus Christ's earthy body was not incapable of feeling the results of mankind's sin (Hebrews 4:15-16) [2]. He was affected by the limitations of a human body and by human feelings, such as partially wanting to delay going to the cross. But, He chose His Father's will over His own will.

• {2.1.} If Jesus suffered from temptations (but never sinned because He is God and chose His Father's will over His own) how could Mary, a human created by Jesus Christ (Colossians 1:13-17), be unable to sin?

• {2.2.} Romans 3:23 says: "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;" Where in that verse, or anywhere else, does God's Word (The Bible) say that Mary is exempt?

Some Questions We Must Look At


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Pokemon and the Deception of the Devil

Pokémon and the Deception of the Devil


Still popular since its first appearance in 1995, the Pokemon franchise has sold hundreds of millions of video games, billions of Pokemon cards, many toys, and other merchandise. Now more than two decades old, Pokemon has a huge appeal to many people around the world. 

There must be a reason why Pokemon has an enduring popularity among adults, teens, and children. It's more than just entertainment. Here are some brief statistics:

- Over 260 million Pokemon video games have been purchased worldwide (as of 2014) [1]. 
- Over 21.5 billion Pokemon cards, in 10 languages, have been shipped to 74 countries [1]. 
- The Pokemon animated series has over 800 episodes [1].
- There are 17 Pokemon movie theater films [1].
The Pokemon Go game became very popular (within a week of its release) and had up to 28.5 million uses in the United States, at its peak, before declining [2]. 

These numbers reveal just how popular Pokemon is. But, these numbers don't reveal why Pokemon has such enthusiastic fans worldwide. First, we will look at the basic story of Pokemon, which begins with a character called "Ash Ketchum" (a pun of the slogan "Gotta catch 'em all."). 

The Basic Plot of Pokemon


Ash Ketchum (a 10 year old boy) wants to be a powerful Pokémon trainer. With his own Pokémon, "Pikachu," Ash joins some friends to help him obtain new Pokémon. At the same time, a group of rivals, called Team Rocket, and other "evil" organizations battle Ash and his friends. Members of Team Rocket want to take Pikachu for themselves. Also, throughout the series, Ash and his team compete in Pokémon championships [3]. 

This may seem "innocent," but we need to look at this closer, especially since your children might be playing with fire. Studies have shown that Pokemon and other video games and cartoon shows that portray violence have a negative effect on children [4]. Violence in TV shows, whether it is cartoon or live action violence, is harmful to adults and children, but especially children. Studies have found that violent scenes in children's cartoon shows (such as Pokemon) affect children's thoughts, behaviors, and feelings in the same way that violent TV shows do [4]. 


The Spiritual Side of Pokemon


The Pokemon cartoon series strongly promotes the Pokemon card game, which involves occultic and new age concepts and practices. For instance, in the Pokemon trading cards, there are cards with Pokemon characters that have "psychic" powers. These are "magical abilities" which allow unnatural things to happen, such as a "focus blast" to magically attack an opponent. The character focuses its mind on the enemy and "unleashes its power" [5].

One magical and occultic feature of many Pokemon trading cards is called a "hex move [6]." A hex move gives the Pokemon creature the ability to place a very harmful spell on its opponent.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Exposing Ben 10: The Deception in Kid's Cartoons


Ben 10 and Other Kid's Cartoons Exposed

In a world of animated creatures, "epic" battles, and "sci-fi" drama, we find our kids' imaginations drawn into the surreal, make-believe world of TV cartoons. One in particular has grown to such popularity that it has existed for over a decade (12 years since 2005) and has gained fans around the world. Its franchise has gained billions of dollars in sales worldwide. This popular cartoon show airing on Cartoon Network is Ben 10.

The show is not the only popular aspect about this franchise. Ben 10 toys are very popular with many children, even breaking sales records [1]. The Ben 10 franchise gained over $4.5 billion dollars in retail sales worldwide [2].

So, why should this cartoon be concerning? If you are a parent, you need to know what your children are watching and what the TV is teaching them. If you happen to enjoy cartoon shows yourself, I ask you to stay with me and take a few minutes to read the article below. Cartoons and TV shows do affect what we believe about the world in which we live, and what we consider to be morally right or wrong.

In the Ben 10 universe and in other cartoon shows (such as Dragon Ball Z, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Pokemon), aliens, magic powers, spells, shape-shifting, levitation, astral projection, channeling power, clairvoyance, telepathy, talismans, and magic amulets are promoted and used to drive the plots forward. All these items are themes and objects found in books on the occult and sorcery that real witches and warlocks claim to work with.

In the Ben 10 universe, Ben Tennyson, the "hero," has a special band (the "Omnitrix") attacked to his arm which gives him special powers to shape-shift or morph into alien entities of various types.

The basic plot of Ben 10


At age 10, Ben Tennyson and his cousin Gwen (age 10) go on a summer camping trip with their Grandpa Max Tennyson. In a grove of trees, Ben finds a strange capsule and a watch-like device, called the Omnitrix. To his surprise, it attaches itself to his wrist somehow. This magical device happens to belong to alien entities. One alien entity in particular, called Vilgax, wants to take this device for himself. He is the main villain in this cartoon. Ben finds that his Omnitrix arm band can trans-morph (or shape-shift) him into various alien creatures. With these magical powers, Ben fights against "evil" aliens and evil people [3].

His cousin Gwen has access to a magic spell book and uses magical powers and spells throughout the Ben 10 seasons. Gwen stole this magic spell book from a character called "Charmcaster."

Looking at Ben 10 through the lens of Scripture


Saturday, May 20, 2017

Is it wrong for Christians to watch anime or cartoons with magic powers?

Is it wrong for Christians to watch anime or cartoons with magic powers?

Some Christians online have wondered if it is wrong to see cartoons with magic powers or anime cartoons that demonstrate magic powers or supernatural powers. 

The authority or foundation of all that is true and right is the Bible, God's holy Word, that He gave to man by inspiration of God's Spirit.

The Bible has the solid structure for all that we know to be right. It is the foundation on which a Christian should build his or her life (Matthew 7:24-27). It is our instruction book and source of understanding what is right and what is wrong. Psalm 138:2 says, in part, that God "... hast magnified thy word above all thy name." Psalm 12:7 says of God's words: "Thou shalt keep them, O Lord, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever." God preserves His Word, the Bible, forever.

So, is it wrong for a Christian to see supernatural powers demonstrated in cartoons (or other forms of entertainment, such as comic books, movies, video games, etc.)? 

2 Corinthians 6:14 says: "Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?"

The Bible says in 2 Corinthians 6 that Christians are to not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. This is another way of saying that we must not be in agreement with the ways of the world. A yoke of oxen (two oxen) plowed a field together in ancient times. They were in agreement, in other words. Communion, fellowship, closeness, intimacy, working together, or playing with the world's ways is not the lifestyle that God has for His people.  

2 Corinthians 6:14-17

"14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?

16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you."

(A demonic character from the Ben 10 cartoon.)
God is saying in verse 16 that we, who are temples of God's Holy Spirit, must not have idols. We must forsake idols and the ways of the world. God desires to have intimate, close fellowship with us, His children (1 Corinthians 1:9, 1 John 1:5-7, Jeremiah 31:3).