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Kenneth Copeland Ministries presents Christian gunslinger Wichita Slim (For a related video, click here

Courage in the Face of What Might Come (ME3)

Karin’s hands tremble.  She reviews her supplies, stocks of dextro and levo medigel, smart bandages, carefully curated pharmaceuticals, microfactured braces and splints.  She’s seen a lot of trauma in her time, and the reports crossing her email make her shiver.  They won’t all make it.

She glances up.  Greg enters the med-bay, two coffees in hand.  She affords him a small smile.  It might be the last mission the galaxy ever undertakes, she muses, but the hot coffee and a friend’s nudge against her shoulder make her mood a little brighter.

Samantha’s just a civilian, really; or at least it’s what she keeps telling Commander Shepard.  This war’s too big for her.  But sometimes Samantha finds herself meeting it head-on, data streaming past her so quickly she can scarce keep up, and she deals her damage the best she can.  Maybe they’ll win, knowing some of what they know, and some of what they know is thanks to her.

Diana finds her in the mess, poring over scraps of comms and data.  “Hey,” Diana offers. “I’ve got something that might come in handy.”  Her omni-tool flickers under the fluorescent lights.

“That’s – that’s not insignificant,” Samantha gasps after a cursory review.  “This will help tremendously.”  

Diana just smiles and shrugs, the dimple in her cheek showing.  “We’re in it together, right?”

Jeff’s never been one to rely on other people.  Oh, sure, he knows how to play nice, if he’s really got to; it’s just he doesn’t usually need to.  His hands and his eyes and his gut usually take care of that well enough.

EDI’s something different, though.  An AI, an android, a synthetic, whatever you call her, she means to help, and he knows it.  He’s pretty fond of her, actually, though that’s none of anyone’s business.

His hands fly over the controls, but he knows beneath his touch, EDI’s there, ready to save the day if he’s not enough.  The feeling fills him up, somehow, a brightness against the deep dark of the space beyond.

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anonymous asked:

Any thoughts regarding cathedral of praise (COP Manila)? I am closely looking at this church as my potential church of fellowship. Your thoughts will be valued. :) Thank you. May the Lord bless you.

COP in Manilla is a  Christian movement in the Philippines headed by David Sumrall (son of Lester Sumrall) which embraces many of the doctrines of the word faith movement. This group is not a cult, they differ only with many other Christian churches in terms of minor teachings.

Word of Faith teaching is decidedly unbiblical. It is not a denomination and does not have a formal organization or hierarchy. Instead, it is a movement that is heavily influenced by a number of high-profile pastors and teachers such as Kenneth Hagin, Benny Hinn, Kenneth Copeland, Paul and Jan Crouch, and Fred Price.

The Word of Faith movement grew out of the Pentecostal movement in the late 20th century. Its founder was E. W. Kenyon, who studied the metaphysical New Thought teachings of Phineas Quimby. Mind science (where “name it and claim it” originated) was combined with Pentecostalism, resulting in a peculiar mix of orthodox Christianity and mysticism. Kenneth Hagin, in turn, studied under E. W. Kenyon and made the Word of Faith movement what it is today. Although individual teachings range from completely heretical to completely ridiculous, what follows is the basic theology most Word of Faith teachers align themselves with.

At the heart of the Word of Faith movement is the belief in the “force of faith.” It is believed words can be used to manipulate the faith-force, and thus actually create what they believe Scripture promises (health and wealth). Laws supposedly governing the faith-force are said to operate independently of God’s sovereign will and that God Himself is subject to these laws. This is nothing short of idolatry, turning our faith—and by extension ourselves—into god.

From here, its theology just strays further and further from Scripture: it claims that God created human beings in His literal, physical image as little gods. Before the fall, humans had the potential to call things into existence by using the faith-force. After the fall, humans took on Satan’s nature and lost the ability to call things into existence. In order to correct this situation, Jesus Christ gave up His divinity and became a man, died spiritually, took Satan’s nature upon Himself, went to hell, was born again, and rose from the dead with God’s nature. After this, Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to replicate the Incarnation in believers so they could become little gods as God had originally intended.

Following the natural progression of these teachings, as little gods we again have the ability to manipulate the faith-force and become prosperous in all areas of life. Illness, sin, and failure are the result of a lack of faith, and are remedied by confession—claiming God’s promises for oneself into existence. Simply put, the Word of Faith movement exalts man to god-status and reduces God to man-status. Needless to say, this is a false representation of what Christianity is all about. Obviously, Word of Faith teaching does not take into account what is found in Scripture. Personal revelation, not Scripture, is highly relied upon in order to come up with such absurd beliefs, which is just one more proof of its heretical nature.

Countering Word of Faith teaching is a simple matter of reading the Bible. God alone is the Sovereign Creator of the Universe (Genesis 1:3; 1 Timothy 6:15) and does not need faith—He is the object of faith (Mark 11:22; Hebrews 11:3). God is spirit and does not have a physical body (John 4:24). Man was created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26, 27; 9:6), but this does not make him a little god or divine. Only God has a divine nature (Galatians 4:8; Isaiah 1:6-11, 43:10, 44:6; Ezekiel 28:2; Psalm 8:6-8). Christ is Eternal, the Only Begotten Son, and the only incarnation of God (John 1:1, 2, 14, 15, 18; 3:16; 1 John 4:1). In Him dwelt the fullness of the Godhead bodily (Colossians 2:9). By becoming a man, Jesus gave up the glory of heaven but not His divinity (Philippians 2:6-7), though He did choose to withhold His power while walking the earth as man.

The Word of Faith movement is deceiving countless people, causing them to grasp after a way of life and faith that is not biblical. At its core is the same lie Satan has been telling since the Garden: “You shall be as God” (Genesis 3:5). Sadly, those who buy into the Word of Faith movement are still listening to him. Our hope is in the Lord, not in our own words, not even in our own faith (Psalm 33:20-22). Our faith comes from God in the first place (Ephesians 2:8; Hebrews 12:2) and is not something we create for ourselves. So, be wary of the Word of Faith movement and any church that aligns itself with Word of Faith teachings.

Here is a church that is really good in Manilla

I go to Calvary Chapel so i know they are a solid Bible based church.  God bless you!!!  Maranatha!!!  :):)

Measles Outbreak Traced to Church Critical of Vaccines

Officially, measles has been eradicated in the Western Hemisphere. But even so, 25 people in Texas have caught the virus. And most of them go to a church associated with a preacher who has been critical of vaccines.

A visitor to the Eagle Mountain International Church who had recently been traveling brought measles back with him. Eagle Mountain is part of Kenneth Copeland Ministries—Copeland is a televangelist who has disparaged vaccines on his show (the segment starts around 20:10), saying things like, “You’re not putting Hepatitis B in an infant. That’s crazy, man. That is a shot for sexually transmitted disease… You don’t take the word of the guy that’s trying to give the shot about what’s good and what isn’t.“

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Rare 1993 clip of Kenneth Copeland laying hands on scamvangelist Robert Tilton and commanding Satan to leave him alone (For related posts, click here and here

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Evangelist Kenneth Copeland stars in Judgment: The Trial of Commander Kellie (For a related video, click here


Kenneth Copeland and David Barton cite the Bible to assert that soldiers returning from war should not feel guilt or suffer from PTSD because they were doing God’s work.

What a load of shit.