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Billy Graham—Inside Look at His Dynasty

 

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Dear Readers,

Many of us have witnessed many coming to Christ through the Billy Graham ministry; however, if you are like me, you have questioned some of his stances in his interviews and wonder how can this can be the same man who preaches the Gospel so powerfully.

Often Billy Graham’s interview appearances spoke to me as being more of a publicity stunt for the popularity of the man Graham.

“Billy Graham has preached Christianity to live audiences of nearly 215 million people in more than 185 countries and territories through various meetings, including Mission World and Global Mission. Graham has also reached hundreds of millions more through television, video, film, and webcasts.”

I remember as a young girl opening the front door of our family home and turning up the television so neighbors could hear Billy Graham preach during his televised crusades. He was a preacher who convicted hearts unto salvation like no other in recent history.

President Truman stated of Billy Graham: “But now we’ve got just this one evangelist, this Billy Graham, and he’s gone off the beam. He’s…well, I hadn’t ought to say this, but he’s one of those counterfeits I was telling you about. He claims he’s a friend of all the Presidents, but he was never a friend of mine when I was President. I just don’t go for people like that. All he’s interested in is getting his name in the paper.”

“This led Truman to referring to Graham as a ‘counterfeit’ publicity seeker, and Truman did not speak to Graham for years afterward.”

Today we would associate this with an obsession with self, such as seen often on Facebook. “It is all about me”—the cult of self or narcism. We all need to continually pray for humility and to consider each person as being more important than ourselves.

One of the things I appreciated about Billy Graham in his young years, when he pastored, was the occasion, when he took it upon himself to harshly chastise women for coming to his church in low neck tops. How many pastors today would tell women strongly from the pulpit, they must dress modestly? He made it clear it was wrong for them to tempt him or others!

I also remember my mother faithfully turning on the radio, each Sunday, to hear Graham’s messages. She loved solid Bible teaching. Fortunately, she often warned me of the ecumenical movement. (Christianity joining hands with false churches) I do not know if she ever recognized Billy Graham having part.

My cousin, Maxine Bates, knew Billy Graham well. He sent her to Nigeria to be a missionary and she reached many children for Christ in her lifelong ministry. Billy Graham visited her on the mission field and even had her sit behind him at one of his crusades. Maxine told me many stories, sent me photos, and I visited her in Florida. She truly loves the LORD and like Billy Graham, is most elderly today.

Maxine Bates history information:

http://www2.wheaton.edu/bgc/archives/docs/VillageChurch/1styear.htm

“A missionary program was launched and two of its members Maxine Bates in Nigeria, Africa and Helen Prestidge Howard in Ecuador, South America receive their full support from The Village Church. Partial support is provided for several other missionaries in other fields throughout the world.”

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1907&dat=19850330&id=P2IrAAAAIBAJ&sjid=7dgEAAAAIBAJ&pg=3349,6459544&hl=en

Quite a few years ago, I am across some of the heresies of Franklin and Billy, I contacted Samaritan’s Purse, Franklin’s organization, to hear this side. We went back and forth. I knowing the facts could not be denied, would not go along with the justification of falsehoods in their attempt to deceive me. I have posted these interesting letters and additional information below this article.

Another good thing about Billy Graham is he truly cares for the black race, refusing to hold to race prejudice, and assuring blacks felt welcome at his crusades.

Years ago, I emailed information on Billy Graham to those on my email contact list, and one lady wrote to him to see how these things could be and asked if they were. The response email was sent to me. Billy Graham basically told her, I am what I am. He did not dispute anything, and much of what I disclosed is in this information, though the info is not a duplicate.

What I find entirely evil and unbelievable, occurred in a 1999, when “Graham discussed his relationship with the late North Korean dictator Kim Il-sung, praising him as a ‘different kind of communist’ and ‘one of the great fighters for freedom in his country against the Japanese.’ Graham went on to note that although he had never met Kim’s son and current North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il, he had ‘exchanged gifts with him.’ Graham has given a globe surmounted with doves to the North Korean Friendship Museum.”

This appears to be something our president would do, but hearing Graham performed this for these dictators who have murdered around 3 million innocent Koreans, including Christians, often through starvation, is incomprehensible to me and no doubt, countless others. It is unbelievable that the Graham family would uplift the leaders of North Korea who are terrorists, as bad as ISIS/Islamic State, if not worse:

http://video.foxnews.com/v/1348279977001/rare-footage-of-rev-billy-graham-in-north-korea-uncovered/?#sp=show-clips

These Dictators forbid Christianity to be spoken and no one is allowed to own a Bible. It means execution if you are caught with the holy Scriptures. For the Grahams to believe this is better than living in the freedom Japan enjoys is communistic heresy.

“The North Korean people are oppressed through limitations and denials of basic human rights, including the right to food, bodily integrity, free movement, freedom from violence, privacy, and free thought … In an attempt to deter dissent and paralyze community empowerment among the North Korean people, Kim Il Sung – and later Kim Jong Il – propagated ideas of an all-powerful, ever-present, all-knowing government. Pictures of Kim Jong Il, alongside pictures of his father, Kim Il Sung, appear in households, schools, and public arenas. The images present the dictators as gods to be worshiped. Many commodities and internally published materials also bare Kim Jong Il’s image, reminding North Koreans that their leader is supreme and always watching.

Kim Jong Il’s regime, beginning in 1994 with the death of Kim Jong Il’s father, Kim Il Sung, made critical decisions that killed 20 percent of North Korea’s population and contributed to the death of nearly 3 million North Koreans in the late 1990s. While Russia and China began to change their economic and political models in the 1980’s, Kim Jong Il failed to identify North Korea’s governmental shortcomings and to respond to the burgeoning needs of his people. Though Kim Jong Il’s father set the stage for North Korea’s current crisis, Kim Jong Il is responsible for the mass-starvations of the 1990s that constitute crimes against humanity, for North Korea’s refusal to receive food and economic development aid, and for the North Korean government’s far more brutal, terrifying, and inhumane violence against the North Korean people.”

http://www.northkoreanow.org/faq/

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This video link below exposes Billy Graham’s heresy statements; it is footage of his words which cannot be disputed.

God teaches us, This is love that we keep His commandments; 1 John 5:3. Love is holding to the teachings of the entire Bible—God’s commandments. Hatred for God is not loving every Word of God down to every jot and tittle. Hatred for God maintains, having no problem with people who teach contrary to the Bible.

Jesus Christ is the Word become flesh (John 1) and displays He is the Word of God in Revelation 19:11-16.

Philip Yancey, is most liberal and endorses homosexuality as confirmed in his interview “Amazed by Grace.”

http://www.acceptingevangelicals.org/yancey.htm 

And it is no wonder that Billy Graham has endorsed Yancey stating, “There is no writer in the evangelical world that I endorse and appreciate more.”  Billy Graham, not a Bible literalist, is open to theistic evolution:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theistic_evolution 

He also believes those who follow false religions might be in heaven—Newsweek August 14, 2006: “When asked whether he believes heaven will be closed to good Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus or secular people, though, Graham says: ‘Those are decisions only the Lord will make. It would be foolish for me to speculate on who will be there and who won’t … I don’t want to speculate about all that. I believe the love of God is absolute. He said he gave his son for the whole world, and I think he loves everybody regardless of what label they have.’”  

(Side note: The Hindu religion consists of 330 million false idol gods, though not all Hindus worship this many deities: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Hindu_deities)

It is very disheartening indeed that this respected man speaks out of both sides of his mouth when addressing the Gospel. The Bible never lies as God never lies. You will not locate wishy-washy doctrine within. God hates every contrary way and one has to be born again to be saved. Upon salvation, accepting Jesus Christ as Savior, by asking forgiveness for every sin, one is washed of every unbiblical belief. (1 John 5:10-13—the Bible)

Wikipedia: In a 1997 interview with Robert Schuller, Graham said “I think that everybody that loves or knows Christ, whether they are conscious of it or not, they are members of the body of Christ… [God] is calling people out of the world for his name, whether they come from the Muslim world, or the Buddhist world or the non-believing world, they are members of the Body of Christ because they have been called by God. They may not know the name of Jesus but they know in their hearts that they need something they do not have, and they turn to the only light they have, and I think that they are saved and they are going to be with us in heaven.”

This is outright satanic apostasy. Graham is following the spirits of demons to issue such a statement. He has given away the fact he is an antichrist.

To be a pastor, evangelist or teacher one must be above reproach and follow all the ways of godliness for these positions, and must know the Bible from cover to cover and believe it from cover to cover.

Everyone should read the books of Timothy, Titus and Acts which explains qualifications for church leadership and other passages. We must study God’s Word so we are never made ashamed as commanded.

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Women cannot preach or teach men and they must be silent in the churches, not teaching men or acting in authority over them. Yet, Billy Graham has no problem with his daughter teaching men in church settings. (1 Corinthians 14:33-34 and 1 Timothy 2:12 and following)

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The Graham family stands with Catholicism, this is idolatry (worship of statues or images), and idolatry is the mainstay of Catholicism. The Graham family was represented at Pope John’s funeral and uplifted him as the greatest man, brother, etc:

When Catholics were born again at Billy Graham crusades, he would turn them back over to Catholic idolatrous churches, instead of to solid Bible believing, teaching churches. How apostate can you be and devilish?

This pope and all popes represent idol worshippers of false deities, and dead popes are in a fiery place today. God declares idolators go to the Lake of Fire; Revelation 21:8, 20:14, etc.

Catholic truths:

Video of Catholics praying to dead bones—an abomination to God and eternally deadly:

The Bible also forbids the worship of the “queen of heaven.” This is the Catholic Mary’s most outstanding titles, and this name has been held by many female goddesses throughout history under the command of satan. (Jeremiah 7:18 and 44:15-18)

Queen of Heaven sign

(photo I shot at a Catholic church in Washington state)

Catholics have a sky-reaching obelisk in the middle of St Peter’s Square which is an Egyptian idol and condemned in Scripture.

Leviticus 26:1: “You shall not make for yourselves idols, nor shall you set up for yourselves an image or a sacred pillar (obelisk), nor shall you place a figured stone in your land to bow down to it; for I am the LORD your God.”

Many of the saints Catholics pray to:

“In a BBC interview, Pope Francis took the highly unusual step of actually admitting that there are thousands and thousands of pedophile priests in the Catholic Church worldwide. By their estimates about 8,000. This mind-numbing admission has sent shock-waves through the highest levels of the Vatican system.”

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28282050

Unfortunately, there has been no death by hanging or stoning for these vile pedophiles, and the Vatican simply moved them to a different diocese when children’s voices were heard. I honestly believe there are more who have stolen the innocence away from boys through sodomy.

More Catholic pedophilia:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2014/01/16/22324032-un-slams-vatican-for-efforts-to-cover-up-pedophile-priests-in-sex-abuse-scandal

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/15/us-usa-minnesota-archdiocese-idUSKBN0OV1LK20150615

Below is a Documentary link of Ireland sex abuse by priests; this concealed by the highest of the highest, meaning the Vatican too. This religion involves child abuse as does most idolatrous cults of satanism.

Priests have also supplied little boys for men outside their church upon request.

In 2 Corinthians chapter 6, God commands we do not associate with those of idolatry and why we expose it and the fact, satan is behind it all. In the Old Testament children were burned to death in the name of idols.

I do apologize for the video, owning there are a few impure words, it being secular. I do want to warn you! It does not adhere to born again Christianity in any form. It does expose you to the fact, men are destroyed for life due to pederasty.

The Grahams have devilishly led believers to accept this satanic cult. This leads me to ask, how many innocent children have been raped due to this?

The Grahams require church discipline, and should not be in the church for unrepentance.

The true church is be humble, no pomp, circumstance, no glitter and showiness, only lowliness as Christ displayed lowliness. He never even had a place to lay His head; Luke 9:58.

 

Cathedral in Sevilla Spain, © Val J. Lee

Cathedral in Sevilla Spain © Val J. Lee

The Catholic Church, full of endless sin, hides behind multi-million dollar and billion dollar ornate cathedrals, vestments inlaid with gold including the large head ornamentations and the pope sits on a gold throne. He is viewed as infallible (papal infallibility) and must be obeyed in all things.

This apostate church spends around 170 billion a year.

“The Vatican has large investments with the Rothschilds of Britain, France and America, with the Hambros Bank, with the Credit Suisse in London and Zurich. In the United States it has large investments with the Morgan Bank, the Chase-Manhattan Bank, the First National Bank of New York, the Bankers Trust Company, and others.

“The Vatican has billions of shares in the most powerful international corporations such as Gulf Oil, Shell, General Motors, Bethlehem Steel, General Electric, International Business Machines, T.W.A., etc.”

“The Catholic church is believed to be the biggest corporation in the United States. They have a branch office in every neighborhood. Its assets and real estate holdings must exceed those of Standard Oil, A.T.&T., and U.S. Steel combined. And their roster of dues-paying members must be second only to the tax rolls of the United States Government.’”

The Wall Street Journal revealed the “Vatican’s financial deals in the U.S. alone were so big that very often it sold or bought gold in lots of a million or more dollars at one time.”

This is also proof that the Graham family can be rightfully called antichrists, and one with fellow antichrists. Yes, they do preach against sin and appear all godly, but to be a true Christian, you cannot waver from any of God’s commands and teachings. This includes me!!!! We are to have nothing to do with false teachers, including idolaters.

Billy Graham is also a registered democrat because he is a liberal; see Wikipedia. He also met with President Obama. Why would Graham welcome such a vile and wicked man who approves of every evil thing, including removing Christian rights of purity, into his home? I believe it is because Graham loves to be in the limelight. He has always wanted to be with the most famous not the unknowns in society. Graham begged to meet with President Obama. He certainly enjoyed having a photo of them together!

This is the president who made sodomy and bestiality legal in the military. Jesus Christ would have no fellowship with the false religious leaders and wicked political leaders in His day. He exposed their sins continually and they wanted Him dead.

Billy Graham was also close friends with former President Johnson who was a most corrupt and dishonest. He was a most vile man and a woman chaser. Billy Graham slept in the White House the last night of his presidency. Johnson is infamous for stuffing the ballot box to win the senatorial election in Texas in 1948. “Johnson received the votes of the dead, the halt, the missing and those who were unaware that an election was going on.”

http://www.nytimes.com/1990/02/11/us/how-johnson-won-election-he-d-lost.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Wells_County,_Texas

God commands association with the lowly and Billy Graham has never had a desire for this.

During the time Mitt Romney was running for president, Billy Graham became best friends with this man. Romney is a false prophet and an evil man who stands for abortion and even during the last election, stated, he stood with Mormons who are pro-baby murder, he being of the Mormon cult too.

Romney’s lies:

When Billy Graham chose to get close to this man, he no longer called the satanic religion of mormonism a cult, which he had done previously.

Now, Graham never mentions Romney as being a friend, his current political friend is the sexual immoral Donald Trump, a Las Vegas and Hollywood man, who chases pornographic women, who just happens to be running for president.

Graham invited Trump to his 95th birthday celebration and he came. Graham also invited the sexually vile man, Bill Clinton, who like Obama, stands for every satanic thing under the sun.

http://www.christianpost.com/news/billy-grahams-95th-birthday-celebration-invitations-sent-to-bill-clinton-sarah-palin-donald-trump-106819/

Billy Graham and the Clintons became close friends when Clinton was president and they still are. Even though they are evil, he has had them sit behind him when speaking, and stated Hillary should run the country and Bill be an evangelist; being verified in Time Magazine and I also saw this in a video.

http://content.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1650798,00.html

The whole situation is an abomination to all-righteous Jesus Christ who is undefiled, innocent, blameless and separated from sinners; Hebrews 7:26.

Franklin Graham also stands with all those who are his dad’s vile friends.

http://www.christianpost.com/news/billy-grahams-95th-birthday-celebration-invitations-sent-to-bill-clinton-sarah-palin-donald-trump-106819/

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/11/07/billy-graham-5th-birthday-to-be-marked-by-party-in-nc/

Graham always associated with the most debaucherous people of America, and he is supposedly a man of God. A man of God is to be above reproach in every way. Graham in no way resembles the godly men of Scripture who hated every licentious way and withdrew from any man who proved to be of satan’s mechanism such as Simon the magician; Acts 8:9-24. The apostles never fellowshipped with the wicked of the world, though they did offer the Gospel to everyone. They would have never walked as one with a sensual immoral person.

The book of Jude exposes Billy Graham in every verse.

Verses 3-16: Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints. For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. Now I desire to remind you, though you know all things once for all, that the Lord, after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, subsequently destroyed those who did not believe. And angels who did not keep their own domain, but abandoned their proper abode, He has kept in eternal bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day, just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh, are exhibited as an example in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire. Yet in the same way these men, also by dreaming, defile the flesh, and reject authority, and revile angelic majesties. But Michael the archangel, when he disputed with the devil and argued about the body of Moses, did not dare pronounce against him a railing judgment, but said, “The Lord rebuke you!” But these men revile the things which they do not understand; and the things which they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, by these things they are destroyed. Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah. These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted; wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever. It was also about these men that Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, saying, “Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones, to execute judgment upon all, and to convict all the ungodly of all their ungodly deeds which they have done in an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things which ungodly sinners have spoken against Him.” These are grumblers, finding fault, following after their own lusts; they speak arrogantly, flattering people for the sake of gaining an advantage.

When, as a young person living at my parents’ home, I heard Graham address the abortion issue. His words left me in shock. He was not solid against baby murder in the womb. He was most compromising and arrogant regarding his stance.

This is why it is important to always check to see if the man in the pulpit is the same in actual life, and true to his words outside the pulpit.

The Grahams can be confusing when you hear all they say and contemplate all their viewpoints. I am grateful I serve a God who is not a God of confusion and He never changes with the times or to please the audience he is before.

Neither Billy Graham or his children rightly divide the Word of Truth at all times (which is required of pastors and this is why they must study to be approved; 2 Timothy 2:15-17). Only those who can, are allowed to a pastor, evangelist or teacher. Teachers must know their Bibles from Genesis 1:1 to Revelation 22:21 and teach accordingly.

During the China Olympics, Franklin Graham told Christians not to witness because this would be contrary to the Chinese government.

https://www.mnnonline.org/news/evangelism-controversy-brewing-at-china-olympics/

This reveals he is a liar and willing to lie about God’s Holy Word, the Bible, which commands the preaching of God’s Word everywhere and at all times. He is an antichrist. The most godly people were imprisoned for doing this against governing authorities in both the Old and New Testament. There is no way he could know his Bible and spout this. The book of Acts is all about the Apostles preaching everywhere including where it is forbidden and at times, being imprisoned and murdered. John the Apostle was placed in prison in Patmos for preaching when it was illegal in the Roman Empire. I could go on and on. Satan does not want the Bible preached by godly men and he uses the excuse, through his false prophets, stating, “You must obey the government” to stop Biblical obedience. God says, preach the Word of God in season and out and be willing to die doing so, taking up the tree of Calvary. Yes, we obey the government, but never when the government contradicts the commands of Scripture. The Bible is always our final authority when it comes to obedience.

1 John chapter 4 commands me and all believers to test the spirits because many false prophets have gone into the world. 2 Peter affirms I am to have nothing to do with false prophets.

Tares do not desire all that represents moral chastity. They do not do everything to protect themselves from every unbiblical teaching. They love the world’s sensual philosophies, methodologies and spout any new saying of the day, though cool lingo changes from year to year. It is God and His Holy Word which never change.

Ecclesiastes, in the Old Testament, explains silly man runs around saying this is new or that is new, instead of holding to God’s ancient tried and true undefiled paths.

There are many Judas’ in the church whom no one suspects. Judas most likely preached and took part in miracles, but he is suffering in a very hot place today as a son of satan or perdition.

Obviously, he came across as a charismatic, spiritual man, though he held a murdering heart for the Savior—the Creator of the universe.

Billy Graham is reported as saying in December 1994, on the Larry King television show in the U.S.A., that sodomites are born sodomites, since, as he put it, it is in their genes (Calvary Contender, vol. XII, No. 3).

Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13: Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination, and if a man also lie with mankind, as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death: their blood shall be upon them.

Romans chapter 1 proves Graham lied in his statement. God proclaims in this passage, they abandon the natural, seeing they burned or greatly hungered for the unnatural and all pay the consequences—“receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.”

“On NBC television during the Clinton scandal, Billy Graham flippantly excused President Bill Clinton’s lewd and lascivious sexual sins by declaring ‘that, well, the man just can’t help himself.’ Clinton is handsome and virile, said Graham, and the girls are just ‘wild’ over him.’”

I remember hearing Graham’s words, and I was angered that Graham would not call Clinton to repentance and expose this as vile sin.

Graham chastised anyone who would judge Clinton who claimed to be a believer. He made justification because he was such a handsome man as stated above. This told me immediately that Graham was not the same man who preached against sin in the pulpit. We are commanded to judge sin and this is made clear in 1 Corinthians chapters 5 and 6, John 7:24, etc.

God says men are to look upon women as sisters in all purity, and women are to dress in shamefaced apparel (in all modesty, obviously to protect men’s minds).

This also reveals Graham should not be allowed in any church because he justifies sinful behavior. The apostles would never had made such fleshly and evil statements, and we are to abide in their teachings and commandments found in Scripture.

Men are to stay faithful to their wives in thought and deed and confess any sin that is contrary, knowing all are tempted, but all must flee all temptation and pray for the Holy Spirit’s filling at all times to maintain holy thought and behavior.

“Pray without ceasing” the Bible commands and every true Christian knows the necessity of this. We must take every thought captive and throw away the evil and untrue thoughts which enter. It is being alert and confessing when any thought, not of Scripture, enters so it does not brew to intoxication; James chapter 1.

Billy Graham satanic heresy stated on Larry King:

I will keep repeating Billy Graham is a heretic, also revealed by the fact he does not endorse the creation story of six days, as stated in the Bible. He has no problem with those who do not believe this in faith. He, himself, is open to theistic evolution:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acceptance_of_evolution_by_religious

Graham has a free spirit and not the Holy Spirit guiding him. Only the Word of God guides us into all truth.

GRAHAM SAYS THEOLOGY NO LONGER MEANS ANYTHING TO HIM

 as the year 1988 closed, Graham told U.S. News & World Report that theology no longer meant anything to him: “World travel and getting to know clergy of all denominations has helped mold me into an ecumenical being. We’re separated by theology and, in some instances, culture and race, but all that means nothing to me any more” (U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 19, 1988).

Billy Graham freely states, he does not take the Bible literally, though he formerly did. This shows the man is sinking in the mire of faithlessness. True men of God are full of faith in God and His inerrant Word.

Though, I might add, Graham did not take hell literally in his younger years so I wonder if this is not a lie.

His stances explain why he accepts all religions as leading to heaven. This is what Mother Teresa taught too and Billy Graham was a follower of this idolatrous woman who worshipped Mary, the queen of heaven, and the other false saints. He has spoke endlessly of her praises.

Graham published his own edition of Halley’s Bible Handbook, now owning the publications rights, which has involved him removing all the facts regarding the Catholic church murdering Christians in previous ages. He went to great lengths to remove all the information and redo pages numbers, etc. Halley’s wife is shocked knowing her husband spent years gathering the facts on this information.

Though, up till a few decades ago, Catholics were still murdering Christians in South America. The Catholic church was teaching its members to use machetes on Christians and missionaries have verified this. Catholics are still performing evil deeds to keep the true Gospel out of South America.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/1621537/posts

Billy Graham is viewed often as the pope of Christendom and can do no wrong. This is very wicked indeed. God admonishes in Jeremiah chapter 17, saying cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes man his strength.

Christ did not put his trust in any man knowing what was in man; John 2:22.

http://www.wayoflife.org/database/grahamcompromise.html

Quote from TIME Magazine:

http://www.angelfire.com/zine/baptistsurfer/TimeGraham.html

From 11-15-93 “Billy Graham said, I think that HELL essentially is the separation of God forever. And that is the worst HELL I can think of. When it comes to a literal fire, I don’t preach it because I am not sure about it.”

The video below, at point .42 and following, reveals Graham has not believed in literal hell for years or maybe never:

Yes, this is an abomination. Graham is lying, he knows there are many verses in the Bible which teach hell is fire. Here are two verses:

Rev. 21:8 “But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars–their place will be in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”

Matthew 13:50 “and throw them into the fiery furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”

And I also will add Revelation chapter 20:11-15:

“Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose presence earth and heaven fled away, and no place was found for them. And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them; and they were judged, every one of them according to their deeds. Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.”

Please remember Christ’s words regarding His warning to the compromisers:

Matthew 7:21-23: “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?’ And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’“

Yes, many will think because they believed there is a Jesus and did good works in His name they will be accepted.

True Christians are born again by the Holy Spirit through redemption. Coming to Christ as sinners and wanting His cleansing through His shed blood.

My husband was raised Lutheran and believed there was a Jesus Christ, but it was years later he understood he had to be born again to enter the kingdom of God.

1 Thessalonians 2:12: In order that they all may be judged who did not believe the truth, but took pleasure in wickedness. (This would mean approving of evil too.)

The Bible warns us to make sure we are in the faith and this is Biblical faith in Jesus Christ of the Bible and of no other books for teachings.

Video with good info, though I would not say, all the men in this video, who are quoted, were always true to Scripture. I do personally verify Jack Wyrtzen’s words, as my husband and I knew him and he established this with his own words on more than one occasion before us:

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Also I referenced:

http://www.mgmministry.org/billy-graham/

and other web info, including from my website.

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To learn of God’s personal love for you, please check here:

https://vallee7.wordpress.com/category/paradise/

 

In God’s love and truth, Val Lee

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My Correspondence with Franklin’s organization, Samaritan’s Purse, exposing their lies:

My husband and I supplied money to Samaritan’s Purse many years ago. After doing so, we received information from SP, which was worrisome to both of us. This prompted me to do some further investigation.

I wrote a few letters to this organization with our concerns and they did graciously respond; though they ignored my last letter proving they had horrendously lied to me— to appease a supporter, to keep the money flowing in.

This speaks to me, exposing the Graham’s are fakes in most ways.

I have found to my concerned distress that there is much information to prove Franklin Graham is significantly tied to the liberal United Methodists who accept most every evil agenda under the sun including homosexuality.  He, like his father, has strong ties with the Roman Catholic Church.

If you look at the additional information below all, you will note that Billy and Ruth Graham were members of a liberal Presbyterian USA church, Montreat Presbyterian in North Carolina.  This denomination upholds every evil agenda and is a member of the ACLU.  Ruth was an elder in the church (Only a man can hold this position according to the Holy Scriptures.)

I knew a man who had attended their church on occasion.

At this webpage, on the bottom, you will see this liberal church, of all persuasions, supplied 20 million for Ruth’s internment:

http://www.montreat.org/inquire/history/

The Good News Bible, which is distributed by Samaritan’s Purse, and is the Bible choice of the Graham empire, deliberately leaves out the blood of Christ in most every verse, though it is in the original Greek New Testament manuscripts. This version does not refer to Mary as being a virgin.

Here are the my letters, responses and added information: 

Dear staff,

In your catalogue, you list building churches; do these include United Methodists, other Methodists, Presbyterians, Catholics, etc?
Thank you for answering,

Val Lee

(I addressed this question because a photo on the cover of Samaritan’s Purse pictured Franklin standing in front of a Methodist Church, Samaritan’s Purse was rebuilding.)

 

Dear Val,

On behalf of Franklin Graham, thank you for contacting Samaritan’s Purse.  We appreciate your interest in our project to rebuild Sudan’s churches lost in the civil war.

Concentrating initially on northern areas where the destruction was targeted, 87 churches have been identified to be rebuilt, and scores of others are being evaluated at this time.  The decision to rebuild is based on need, not denomination; all denominations are considered.  The new structures will be made with concrete walls and floors, wooden trusses, and metal roofs.  Due to the remoteness of the area, supplies will have to be transported in.  There are no paved roads in the areas of Sudan where we are working, and many of these places have to be reached on foot; it may take up to a week to get there.  The cost to rebuild these churches will vary from $5,000 for partial repair to $25,000 or higher for complete reconstruction of a church.  Not every church will need to be completely rebuilt; some simply need walls or roofs, while others were completely destroyed and need everything.  This project will take years to accomplish, and we ask for your patience and prayers as we seek to follow the Lord’s direction and honor Him in every aspect of our work.

Samaritan’s Purse will also train pastors to replace the many that lost their lives while proclaiming the Gospel.  We have faith that God will raise up ten pastors to replace every one that was killed during the war.  “Times are uncertain in Sudan right now, and we need to take this window of peace to go in and assist as best we can; to lend strength to the Christians against the Muslim influences,” said a Samaritan’s Purse field worker.  The cost to train a pastor for a year is $1,000-$1,500, which covers transportation, room, board, food, and books.  Our goal is to open pastor training schools in Sudan.

If you have additional questions, please contact Christy Rich at the address below.  To support our work in Sudan, please indicate Sudan Churches (013820) or Sudan-Projects (013416) on any donation.  Thank you again, and may the Lord bless you.

Sincerely,

Barbara Schroeder
Samaritan’s Purse
PO Box 3000
Boone, NC 28607
828-262-1980 x 1430
www.samaritanspurse.org

Dear staff,

I ran across the below article and was quite disheartened to read about Samaritans Purse donating money to a Presbyterian Church.   It was sad for me to learn of your donation to this doctor and reading of their involvement of sending missionaries to assist Planned ParenthoodThe Presbyterian USA denomination is also a member of the ACLU—

http://www.aclu.org/reproductiverights/gen/12743res20050106.html,

has female pastors, is pro-homosexual, etc.

Could you please explain why you would support this organization as well as build churches for them and the United Methodists?

You also build churches for the Catholic Church that worships Mary, “the queen of heaven,” which is forbidden in scripture, Jeremiah 44:17 and 25 and 7:18. Could you explain your stands on supporting churches that worship idols and false deities?

Thank you for your response,

Val Lee

(Article:

Chuck Miller received the 2005 “In the footsteps of the Great Physician” award from Samaritan’s Purse World Medical Mission.  We at Westminster have thanked God for years for Chuck’s global witness to the love of Christ – it’s a blessing to learn that Samaritan’s Purse values Chuck’s gifts and generosity too!  The citation on the award reads, in part, “By putting his faith into action in medical missions around the world, Dr. Charles L. Miller has helped bring healing and hope to many who otherwise would have lived without hope and died without God.  The selfless Christian service of this man serves as an example to all who would follow in the footsteps of the Great Physician.”

Many others in our congregation participate in world missions as well: Mary Field has made several trips to Africa to help with Planned Parenthood and AIDS and she and Ann Jarrett have just returned from South Africa, as have Rolf and Jeannie Carboni. Chuck and Ann Smith and Kathy Stoner-LaSala and her husband and son have spent much time in Central American missions also, and Bob Frelick has for many years given unselfishly of his time and expertise to third world countries. Hannah Woodbury spent a year in Ireland helping in a children’s school; our youth have taken trips to Mexico with Borderlinks, go yearly to a work project for Habitat for Humanity (this year in St. John’s Island, SC in July} and a group of them are going to England, Scotland and Ireland in June with People to People. I have made 8 mission trips in the last 4 years and have another planned for this summer to Rwanda for 3 months, and I can tell you that the old adage,” You get back much more than you put in” is really true. The experiences are life-changing.)

 

Dear Val,

On behalf of Franklin Graham, thank you for your email.

I could not determine the source of your information, but Samaritan’s Purse has never supported the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., or the Roman Catholic Church, and no cause related to the either the American Civil Liberties Union or Planned Parenthood.   Should you have further information to the contrary, I would be interested in seeing it.

If I can assist you further please feel free to contact me.

In Christ’s service,

Sam

(This is an outright lie presented for filthy lucre sake. The Grahams are rich in the millions, though they do use portions for ministry. Their organization is within the 10 top richest ministry organizations. Billy and Ruth have themselves been members of the USA Presbyterian church for years as explained above!)

 

Dear Glen,

Thank you for your reply and addressing my concerns.  I have included all the information so you can reeducate me.

Here is the website concerning the article I sent: http://www.wpc.org/Mission/Mission_Global/GlobalMissionHomePage.htm  (This was years ago, and the page has since been removed though it is quoted above)

Below is the letter I received from SP stating that all denominations are considered for church building.  My letter to SP is below where I inquire if you build churches for Catholics, United Methodists, etc.  United Methodists allow lesbian pastors, are very Catholic in their services, and preach everyone is going to heaven.  Members of our family attend a United Methodist Church.  

I appreciate the numbers of people who have come to Christ through your organization.

In His holy, inerrant, immutable Word,

Val Lee

From: Samaritan’s Purse – Project Info

 

Dear Val,

Thanks for the additional information.  Denominations in Sudan are very limited, but this should state Evangelical denominations –and we will clarify that in future correspondence.  The webpage link you sent features the work of Dr. Miller, and by no means endorses the other agencies listed.  We do not fund the local church for medical missions, as the short-term doctors often volunteer their services.

I must admit that there are still many devoted believers in some of the major denominations, who are making a difference for Christ.  Some have left, others have stayed.  That’s between them and the Lord.  Franklin Graham’s maternal grandfather, the late Dr. L. Nelson Bell, was a medical missionary with the Presbyterian Church, U.S.  After he returned home, following 25 years of service, he worked hard to promote renewal within the denomination–and God greatly blessed his efforts.  Having known him personally, he was one of the most Christ-like men I have ever known.

We do thank you for expressing your concern, and for your prayers –that God will always be glorified in all that we do.  May God bless your service for Him.

In Christ,

Sam

Sam McGinn
Senior Ministry Correspondent
Samaritan’s Purse
PO Box 3000 | Boone, NC 28607
828.262.1980 | Fax 828.266.1056
smcginn@samaritan.org
http://www.samaritanspurse.org

 

Hi Sam,

Thanks for allowing me to reveal more information.  I just did some research on the question of association with the Catholic situation and I found two items that disturbed me concerning Franklin Graham.  They are below. In the interview with Larry King, I emphasized some of Franklin Graham’s statements. He reveals he works together with Roman Catholics and they support him.  I know this involves crusades, but there seems to be a oneness of heart that he reveals in his statements.  Is there any possibility that they support SP as well?

I am grateful for Franklin Graham’s emphasis and boldness concerning the Gospel!

I hope you don’t mind me asking another question, but I read in your catalogue that SP provides Good News Bibles. This translation leaves out the blood of Christ. The New Testament of the Good News Bible was translated by Dr. Robert G. Bratcher in consultation with a committee appointed by the American Bible Society. The Roman Catholic Church gave official approval of this Bible in 1969.

Bratcher has stated “Only willful ignorance or intellectual dishonesty can account for the claim that the Bible is inerrant and infallible. ‘with respect to the autographs’ is a bit of sophistry, a specious attempt to justify a patent error … No truth-loving, God-respecting, Christ-honoring believer should be guilty of such heresy. To invest the Bible with the qualities of inerrancy and infallibility is to idolatrize it, to transform it into a false God … No one seriously claims that all the words of the Bible are the very words of God. If someone does so it is only because that person is not willing thoroughly to explore its implications … Even words spoken by Jesus in Aramaic in the thirties of the first century and preserved in writing in Greek 35 to 50 years later do not necessarily wield compelling or authentic authority over us today. The locus of scriptural authority is not the words themselves. It is Jesus Christ as THE Word of God who is the authority for us to be and to do.”

Could you please explain why this bloodless Bible is presented to people?

I look forward to hearing from you.

In Him who died and shed His blood for us,

Val Lee

Facts:

Franklin Graham said: “In the early years, up in Boston, the Catholic church got behind my father’s crusade. That was a first. It took back many Protestants. They didn’t know how to handle it. But it set the example. ‘If Billy Graham is willing to work with everybody, then maybe we should too’” (The Indianapolis Star, June 3, 1999).

CNN LARRY KING LIVE

Pope John Paul II Remembered

Aired April 4, 2005 – 21:00   ET

THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.

(BEGIN VIDEOTAPE)
LARRY KING, HOST (voice-over): Tonight, in life, Pope John Paul went to the world. In death, the world comes to him. And the body of the 84-year-old pontiff lies in state in St. Peter’s Basilica. We examine the challenges facing the church he led, and whether his lessons of reconciliation will survive. That’s next, on LARRY KING LIVE.

(END VIDEOTAPE)

KING: We’ll be checking in with guests from Rome on this special edition of LARRY KING LIVE.

Our guests in the United States, in New Haven, are Sister Helen Prejean, the Roman Catholic nun, author of the acclaimed best-seller “Dead Man Walking.” Her newest book is “The Death of Innocence: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Execution.” She has an op-Ed piece today on the pope and death in the “New York Times” titled “Above All Else, Life.”

In Los Angeles, Father Michael Manning, the Roman Catholic priest, Society of the Divine Word, host of “The Word in the World,” and pastor at St. Anthony’s Church in San Bernardino.

In Boone, North Carolina is Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan’s Purse, president and CEO of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. His father was with us on Saturday. And he’s the son of Billy Graham.

And also in L.A. Is Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, who has had two private audiences with the late Pope John Paul.

Franklin Graham, what did he mean to you, a Protestant?

FRANKLIN GRAHAM, SON OF REV. BILLY GRAHAM, PRES. SAMARITAN’S PURSE: Oh, Larry, he reached out, I think, in a wonderful way. There were so many things that he did. But first of all, there are things that he emphasized that we all agree on as Protestants. He emphasized the cross, and of course, the cross is a symbol of God’s love. The Bible says that God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believe in Him shouldn’t perish but have everlasting life.

And he emphasized not only the cross, but the fact that Jesus Christ was the son of a living God who came to this earth to take our sins on the cross, and gave his life and shed his blood on the cross for the sins of all of mankind, and that he was buried and that on the third day God raised him from the grave.

And he talked very clearly, that if we put our faith and trust in Him, that God would forgive us of our sins and cleanse us of our sins. So, as a Protestant, I appreciate these things that he made so clear, and he emphasized so very well, in his ministry all those years. He opened up the doors and I think brought Protestants much closer. We’ve had opportunity to work together in many cities where we’ve held crusades, where we’ve been there to preach. We’ve had the Roman Catholic Church support us in our evangelistic efforts which has been most appreciative. It has been a great cooperation for a number of years because of this man.

Additional on Billy Graham’s stands:

1995, June 2-8. “The European” reported, “DR. GRAHAM SENDS HIS ENQUIRERS INTO ROMAN CATHOLICISM, EASTERN ORTHODOXY, LIBERAL PROTESTANTISM, ETC.” This has been a consistent policy since Billy Graham’s early evangelistic days. “His name and address and a lot of information about him is taken and within 24 hours that is sent to a minister of the church of his choice regardless of denomination” (from an interview with Graham in the “U.S. News and World Report” of August 27, 1954).

The Grahams were members of the liberal supporting Presbyterian Church USA, Montreat Presbyterian Church in North Carolina, and Ruth was an elder in the church till her health prevented her from serving. I do not know if Billy Graham is still able to attend:

Numerous Presbyterians Attend Capitol Ceremony Honoring Billy and Ruth Bell Graham

by Jerry L. Van Marter

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–A number of invited Presbyterians attended the May 2 ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington honoring Billy and Ruth Bell Graham. The world’s most famous Christian evangelist and his wife received the Congressional Gold Medal — “the only thing we’ve voted on unanimously this year,” according to Senator Robert Dole (R-Kan.).

Only 114 Congressional Gold Medals have been awarded in the nation’s history. The first went to George Washington. The Grahams were the third couple so honored, and Billy Graham is only the second minister.

Ruth Bell Graham is the daughter of the late Nelson Bell, a former moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the United States and a missionary for the denomination.

1973: Graham recommended Roman Catholic literature in the ecumenical Key ’73 meetings held across North America; he especially recommended a biography of the Pope John XXIII containing hundreds of pages of devotion to Mary and the Saints, worship of the host (wafer) at the Mass, and his [the Pope’s] trust in the sacraments as the means of salvation. Graham advertised this book as “a classic in devotion” (2/86, The Gospel Standard; Key ’73: Congregational Resource Book).

Graham’s 1974 statement at the International Congress on World Evangelization in Lausanne, Switzerland: “I have nothing but the warmest of relations with the World Council of Churches”

1978, January. In an interview given to “McCall’s Magazine” Graham said, “I used to believe that pagans in far off countries were lost going to hell if they did not have the Gospel of Jesus Christ preached to them. I no longer believe that. I believe that there are other ways of recognizing God through nature for instance and plenty of other ways of saying ‘yes’ to God”.

1980, January/February. Alan Cairns recorded that, “DR. GRAHAM HAILS THE POPE AS ‘THE GREATEST RELIGIOUS LEADER OF THE MODERN WORLD.'”

Billy Graham wrote this in a lengthy article in the “Saturday Evening Post” of January/February 1980, referring to John Paul II as “one of the greatest moral and spiritual leaders of this century” and “an evangelist” who “sought to speak to the spiritual hunger of our age in the same way Christians throughout the centuries have spoken to the spiritual yearning of every age– by pointing people to Christ.”

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There was no reply to my last correspondence.

 

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“Ed Stetzer, of Islamic extremism, is transitioning as president of LifeWay Research (an arm of the Southern Baptist Convention) to director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton. His large writing platforms give him a megaphone with which to advance left-leaning causes. Stetzer is a major bridge-builder with Muslim extremists. From a “Pulpit & Pen” post:

Last month, Ed Stetzer spoke at an interfaith gathering with Islamic extremists, including known aiders and abetters of international terrorism. Stetzer provided Southern Baptist-owned Lifeway data to assist the Muslims in “learning how to relate” to evangelicals and how to “build bridges” with other faiths. Speaking with Stetzer at the ironically-themed “Spreading Peace Convocation” was Obama’s spiritual advisor, Joel Hunter, radical sheik Hamsa Yusef, cop-killer supporting Muslim and friend of Anwar Awlaki, Suhaib Webb. Stetzer was paid to hand over the Southern Baptist intellectual property to the Islamic extremists by Islamic globalist organization funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the International Interfaith Peace Corps and the syncretistic Chrislam organization, Glocal—headed by a baptist pastor.”  (By Jim Fletcher)

http://balfourpost.com/when-southern-baptists-mainstream-islam/

I say, if you do not think the Grahams are on satan’s side and other so-called Christian organizations, think again, please! The church is in apostasy!

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July 14, 2015 Posted by | Billy Graham, Catholics worship dead bones, Franklin Graham, Jack Wyrtzen, Obama, Philip Yancey, Robert Schuller, Samaritan's Purse, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Northwest Nazarene University Promotes Buddhism

Dear Readers,

I am most grateful for one organization, Lighthouse Trial Publishers (I agree with a great deal of their articles and appreciate Deborah—the owner, writer and editor—and her kindness to me) which exposes the wickedness that continually infiltrates Christianity. I know personally that Northwest Nazarene University is full of demonic agendas. They hated me (a juror) for complaining to them concerning one of their professors who defended a repeated, dangerous drunk driver in court. This professor endeavored to come across as Mr. Religious, being from a Bible university. He attempted to expose the police as incompetent. They were totally competent, as the condemning video of the incident revealed. After viewing it, no one held doubt regarding his intoxication! In addition, the prosecutor had witness testimony. The defendant was convicted as rightly guilty. The whole trial was ugly and the response from the college to me was cruel and undeserved. They treated me as if I was actually the law perpetrator for remonstrating.

Several years ago, a NNU application was sent to our home. It bore no Christian appearance.  It seemed to arrive from a completely secular institution. No restrictive rules were cited and allowance was made for every type of secular rock music in the dorm rooms.  They listed no holy and chaste Biblical requirements. Needless to say, I was quite disturbed. I am not a Nazarene, but Nazarenes claim to be Christians.

In regard to their liberal stances, it is no wonder that Gene Schandorff, chaplain of NNU, stated: In short, the Church of the Nazarene does not take a position in the debate between “Creationists” and “Theistic Evolutionists.” We affirm that God created the Heavens and the Earth, but acknowledge that there are legitimate options in understanding how this was done.  http://nnu.edu/blogs/spirituallife/2009/01/23/big-questions/

I would also like to add that Philip Yancey, who is mentioned, is most liberal and endorses homosexuality as confirmed in his interview “Amazed by Grace.” http://www.acceptingevangelicals.org/yancey.htm And it is no wonder that Billy Graham has endorsed Yancey stating, “There is no writer in the evangelical world that I endorse and appreciate more.”  Billy Graham, not a Bible literalist, is open to theistic evolution: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theistic_evolution He also believes those who follow false religions might be in heaven—Newsweek August 14, 2006: “When asked whether he believes heaven will be closed to good Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus or secular people, though, Graham says: ‘Those are decisions only the Lord will make. It would be foolish for me to speculate on who will be there and who won’t … I don’t want to speculate about all that. I believe the love of God is absolute. He said he gave his son for the whole world, and I think he loves everybody regardless of what label they have’.”  It is very disheartening indeed that this respected man speaks out of both sides of his mouth when addressing the Gospel. The Bible never lies as God never lies. You will not locate wishy-washy doctrine within. God hates every contrary way and one has to be born again to be saved. Upon salvation, accepting Jesus Christ as Savior, by asking forgiveness for every sin, one is washed of every unbiblical belief. (1 John 5:10-13—the Bible)   paradise

Brian McLaren pens his own liberal gospel and supported Obama in his election campaign: http://www.brianmclaren.net/archives/blog/why-im-voting-for-obama-and-why.html Remember President Obama stands with murdering unborn children before and after they are born (if unwanted):  http://www.nrlc.org/Election2008/obamarecord0608.pdf  http://www.metacafe.com/watch/1585647/babykiller_barack_obama_will_murder_born_babies_too/        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZqbPtWgqu4&feature=related  Our president also desires to silence the voices of Bible adhering Christians, eliminating our freedom of speech. In addition, he uplifts homosexuality and every vile, lewd and immoral way.

Please read below. The video lecture is very demonic indeed. The Christian community requires a great deal of prayer for discernment and Biblical obedience. (Numbers 25:1-9 and Jude 5) A person cannot get to heaven by believing in a New Age jesus that is accepting of evil.

Lighthouse Trails Publishers:

Buddhist/Universalist Sympathizer Woos Nazarene Students at NNU

Below is a link to a 2006* video lecture (just recently made public on the Internet) that took place at Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho, one of the Nazarene Universities that is strongly promoting the contemplative/emerging spirituality. The lecture, presented by NNU Thomas Oord and College of Idaho, Denny Clark, was given by Dr. Jay McDaniel, a self-proclaimed “Christian” Buddhist Universalist sympathizer who is greatly influenced by the late Catholic panentheistic monk, Thomas Merton. This is an 83-minute video, but for those who want to understand the paradigm shift that has occurred in the church and continues wooing millions with the mystical, Universalist spirituality, this video is well worth the watch. But we warn you, it is very disturbing. Here is are two quotes from Jay McDaniel in the video: “God has been … Luring all people in the world toward different forms of wisdom … And we don’t have to equate them. It’s possible that a Buddhist might know something that’s truly different from what a Christian knows and they might be complimentary rather than contradictory. “”I think everything is interconnected. That’s part of my Buddhism.” When asked by a student whether he believed that Jesus was “the way, the truth, and the life,” McDaniel stated that if Jesus had meant to say that He himself was the way, the truth, and the life, it would have been egocentric and arrogant of Jesus – He only meant to point people in the right direction – letting go of ego and grasping love. McDaniel stated also that Buddhist mindfulness (eastern meditation) is just as truth filled as doctrine and theology. He said there was an overemphasis in the church on doctrine calling it bibliolatry (idol worship of the Bible).*The date that the NNU lecture with Dr. Jay McDaniel took place is October 12, 2006. Because the Nazarene universities are continuing to move in the same direction (toward the new mystical spirituality) as they were then, we believe it is appropriate to post this video now.

http://sureynot.com/v/999/dr.-jay-mcdaniel.html

LTRP Note: Since the McDaniel lecture took place, NNU has continued to promote to their students the mystical New Spirituality including speaking events with emerging figure Brian McLaren (in 2008) and in 2010 contemplative proponent Philip Yancey.

January 29, 2010 Posted by | Billy Graham, Buddhism, Northwest Nazarene University, Philip Yancey, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 9 Comments