LOOKING FOR A “MOVE OF GOD”
IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES
MANIPULATING PERCEPTIONS TO OBTAIN A SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE is not foreign in the American Church. Control the perception and one controls the reality. Like the atmosphere at satanic dance shows, churches have begun manipulating the lighting, sound, beats, smells and other inputs in an effort to control the resulting spiritual experience. It’s all part of the new experience-based theology which promotes emotions and feelings over the Word of God.
“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;“
—1 Timothy 4:1
ALTERED PERCEPTION, ALTERED REALITY: THE NEW SPIRITUALITY IN THE AMERICAN CHURCH
MANIPULATING THE ATMOSPHERE IN SEARCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
Are Christians being spiritually manipulated?
Some further observations about the modern American rituals and practices which Christians engage in to bring about what is commonly referred to as a “move of God” or a “move of the Spirit.”
The Emerging Spiritual Revolution – From 2007.
Mass revival was a method that was both “emotional and illogical” (p. 27), but that is what the leaders wanted. J. Edwin Orr, Armin Gesswein, Billy Graham, and others studied the mechanics of the revivals. Orr taught a class on “Spiritual Awakening” at Wheaton College in 1949 (p. 37). The goal of these revivals was to create a sensation of the “presence” of the Holy Spirit. By the 1970s, a mechanism for mass indoctrination was created that critic John E. Ashbrook referred to as “Explos and Extravanganzas” (New Neutralism II, Here I Stand, 1992, p. 77). Mass spiritual events in stadiums, could work people up into an emotional frenzy. And heightened emotions were supposed to be evidence of the “presence” of God.
Heightened emotions and altered states of perception and consciousness are the name of the game; both in electronic stadium dance rock and in American churches.
When this writer was a heathen, the electronic dance milieu was a very familiar one–until God, in His infinite mercy, saved a wretch from its pulsating grasp. Praise God! Anyone who has the least familiarity with dance culture and events will instantly recognize the many similarities between the world’s satanic shows and the “Christianized” praise and worship concerts of Christian music youth events.
“…at one point in my research I came across Qlimax events, and I had to turn the volume down completely because the video and music together are so disturbing. Incidentally, those events, which are completely demonic, looked and sounded very similar to Christian contemporary worship concerts that I have attended. The entertainers and the audience were both acting in the same ways, and I came to the conclusion that they were of the same spirit.”
–comment, The Global Seduction is NOW, are you being seduced along with the world?
What’s the endgame? Why the infusion of mood- and mind-altering atmosphere in Christian events? Why all of the altered perception tricks and altered states of consciousness passed off as the Holy Spirit?
Sure, it’s all about bypassing the brain–which the Bible commands us to use while worshiping–and letting emotions and feelings taking over.
“Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.”
This is one reason false teachers have shifted the emphasis from worship using a conscious awareness of Scripture to an experience-based “modern” worship which works directly on the emotions of the one worshiping.
But it’s also about introducing the congregations to a new power: the power of counterfeit spirits.
Many who sit in Christian churches, because they do not test the spirits as the Bible commands, mistake these deceptive spirits in the Church for the Holy Spirit.
“Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.“
—1 John 4:1
Spirits of deception and counterfeit spirits of God: they prepare those who sit in American churches for a coming event, led by a guy the Bible calls the “Man of Sin.”
While most Christians in America are listening to John MacArthur, Jimmy DeYoung, Brannon Howse & others say it’s OK to take the Mark of the Beast/Still be redeemed, they are also busy with their “Christian culture” of retreats, potlucks, “lift up your hand, come forward crusades” with flesh appealing rock music, political causes, and lifting up men who cover-up exposed liars, Satan is openly preparing the world to receive him.
These increasing global events are spreading like wildfire under the names of Qlimax, Tomorrowland, Global Journey, MysteryLand and others (SOURCE). These aren’t merely concerts but multi-day festivals where millions of people are increasingly attending globally and then they return back in to society after being programmed. The roots are being laid for the “man of sin” under the guise of entertainment.
What makes these events totally different than your normal concert is there is a open spiritual element being conveyed by Freemasonry and Satanism all under the guise of “love”. These multimillion dollar events are all over the world at the same time. These events take “entertainment” to another satanic spiritual level while all are blinded by Satan.
Altered perceptions begin by changing the atmosphere. Lights, sounds, smells, physical activity: anything that leads to heightened emotions and feelings and propels the worshiper to an emotional release which is passed off as a “move of God.”
The world has learned these tricks all too well. Some in the Church are using them as well.
The following two videos contain footage of two youth music events. One is openly occult and the other is “Christianized.” Can the reader tell which is which without looking at the titles of the two videos?
The evil indoctrination in “christian” dance music and the rest of the world – Comparing two dance shows with worldly occult themes and one Hillsong show–with similar themes?!? Can the reader make out any difference between the worldly and the “christianized”?
Practiced enough, altered perceptions many times become altered reality. It’s all about altering perception, of shifting consciousness, of “losing yourself”: which readies the practitioner for a spiritual experience. Christians are deceived into thinking this spirit is the Holy Spirit.
Those in the world know better.
Which makes those in the world both better informed and more discerning than many sitting in America’s churches.
Absolutely, pathetically sad.
“Even so, come, Lord Jesus!”
- Altered States of Consciousness
- Do You Know if You are Going to Heaven? Be Sure!
- The Grave Mystic Effect
- Persecution of the Saints: The Fear and the Pit and the Snare
- The New Age Movement
- Yoga for Christians? Rooted in Hinduism
- That Mysticism Thing
- Roman Road to Eternal Salvation through Jesus Christ
by Jeremiah J. Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
2- Salatore Vuono, FreeDigitalPhotos.net/ETPR
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