(ALSO SEE: THE DEITY OF CHRIST)
The Word of Faith (WoF) doctrine and that of its sister movement, NAR, is just as heretical and demonic as that of Mormons, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and Christian Science adherents. These people either deny the Trinity outright, deny the eternal, pre-existence of Christ, or assert that Christ emptied Himself of His deity while on earth.This is a summary of their doctrine:
*Points #7 & 8 are taken from the Reformed Apologetics Ministries video on YouTube.
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1. No apostolic succession after the first century
2. God’s Direct Revelation is now closed; Dangers of Mysticism
(Direct, subjective, personal revelation)
3. Applying Old Covenant promises to New Covenant period
(The Old Covenant contained obsolete promises of material blessings that applied only to OT Israel.)
4. Contemplative prayer
5. A Miracle Every Day
(Also see the entire “What the Miracles of our Lord Teach Us” series for a general discussion of the purpose and meaning of miracles.)
Acts 5:12-16, Part 1
Acts 5:12-16, Part 2
Do Not Be Carried Away: The Perennial Threat of False Teachers and Teaching, Part 1