Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites

According to the Bible, the Ammonites were descendants of Ben-ammi, who was the son of Lot (Abraham’s nephew) and Lot’s younger daughter; the Moabites were descendants of Moab, the son of Lot and his oldest daughter; and the Edomites were descendants of Esau, Jacob’s twin and Isaac’s oldest son. The ancient Semitic-speaking nation occupyed the […]

Biblical Archaeology: Real People, Real Events

Photograph by Tsafrir Abayov for the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon On The Logos Academic Blog Craig A. Evans writes about some impressive advances in biblical archaeology The last quarter-century has seen some impressive advances in biblical archaeology, especially relating to the time that we call the First Temple period (roughly 1000–600 BCE) and the time […]

The Atonement in Type and Antitype 1 Sacrifices and High Priests

The Divine Word, as already noted, expresses much of its teaching in symbolic language, such as parables and figuratively expressed prophecies. But, besides these, there is a deal of typical incident and arrangement intended to assist God’s people to a better understanding of His purposes. That is certain persons and companies of persons have been […]

Wagner the NAR and new wineskins

The organisation which wants to be the 5th House in Christianity is convinced the world does not need the old systems or denominations any more. C.P. Wagner, author of more than 70 books, taught at Fuller Theological Seminary for 30 years, holding graduate degrees in theology, missiology and religion from Fuller, Princeton Theological Seminary and […]

What Doctrines came out of the Shepherding/Discipleship Movement (SDM)?

Some important New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) heresies we haven’t addressed in the past include the following: Spiritual Covering Doctrine Spiritual Fathers Doctrine Submission Doctrine Spirit of Sonship (SOS) Doctrine (aka Sonship Doctrine) Orphan Spirit Doctrine. In our recent coverage of Dr Michael Brown and Edgar Mayer, they briefly touched on these heretical NAR doctrines. Specifically the Spirit…

What is the Shepherding/Discipleship Movement (SDM)?

In the articles below, NARpostle Jan-Aage Torp talks about Pat Robertson’s involvement in dealing with the Shepherding/Discipleship Movement (SDM). But before that, we need to look at Jim Jones of the People’s Temple Cult in the 1960s and 70s (known world-wide for the Jones Town massacre in 1978). While we might assume the cult of Jones…

Using Alexander Dowie’s “altar call” system to suggest that they are God’s instrument to furthering the Kingdom of God here on earth

C. Peter Wagner observed and analyzed the birthing of the New Order of the Latter Rain (NOLR) Apostles in its man-made construction of the Charismatic Renewal Movement (CRM). As the NAR Apostles (NARpostles) rolled out their regime to dominate the visible church with their church growth strategies and visionary leadership over the last few decades, they were […]