You know, the Bible is not just a theoretical book, it’s a book full of several spiritual experiences that all believers should seek and obtain. There’s a LIFE of God in the Bible that you should experience and it is until you experience this that you can properly preach and teach the word of God. I usually feel amazed at some gospel preachers and teachers who do uphold a doctrine or teaching they have not experienced, I see the way they take “this doctrine” so serious and I will just laugh within myself…I do say this to myself “If these people know what they are talking about, they would have preached it in a better way”! I so much believe in the principle that says you can’t give what you don’t have—And this is why I hardly speak or teach on things I have not experienced in my walk with God, I hate to speak of what I am not sure of or what I can’t defend with my very life and resources.
There are quite a lot of weak doctrines floating everywhere across the world at this time, such as: Every church collecting tithes are false churches, We don’t need to pray for deliverance because we are already delivered, demons are not powerful and can’t attack Christians, anything you can’t find in the Bible is not real, spiritual warfare prayers is a waste of time, there’s no more prophetic ministry and apostolic ministry, All Christians must start worshipping on Saturdays, any church that emphasize on people giving to God is a fraud…and so on. I don’t have time and space to start refuting each of these doctrines one by one but I will just give a general statement that might help those of you who are now confused. Firstly, I called these doctrines weak doctrines because I see them as a distraction from the dark kingdom to shift the focus of Christians from the REAL THINGS of God’s Kingdom, I always ask myself, what is wrong in me paying tithes if I know it would be used for righteous purpose and I am able to pay it? Also, what is so special about which day I choose to worship God, would that alone determine whether I will make heaven or not??…So I saw that devil is using these doctrines to divide the body of Christ and to steal from us the real and deep intimate fellowship we should all have with the Lord.
I will like to share with you a short story. You see, there was this pastor who doesn’t believe in deliverance prayers, marine spirits and warfare prayers, and one day he took a young woman to the river to baptize her according to the Scriptures, and immediately he dipped the woman into the river, the woman disappeared (like she was received by the river), this pastor suddenly became confused, he didn’t know what to do, he knew there’s no reasonable explanation to give to the lady’s parents as to what happened, he then began to pray the same “warfare prayers” he told people not to pray…It was after he had prayed for some hours standing in the midst of the river that the lady now reappeared again. Now, my point is, there are some things people teach and believe that they don’t actually KNOW—How can you teach “Victory” when you have not been faced with defeat and serious battles?! How can you fully preach “freedom from sin” when you have not for once been a slave to sin?!…When the Bible says we have been delivered, healed and translated, the Bible is talking about our inherent Victory in Christ Jesus but there’s a journey to that victory, and you must obtain the victory through faith, Studying, fasting, persistent prayers, spiritual authority and power, prophetic declarations and confessions etc.
THE BIBLE SAYS YOU HAVE BEEN HEALED SINCE OVER 2000 YEARS AGO, BUT YOU NEED TO ASK YOURSELF “AM I HEALED YET?”, THE BIBLE CONFIRMS THAT YOU ARE NOW A NEW CREATURE THAT IS NO MORE UNDER SIN (BECAUSE YOU HAVE RECEIVED JESUS), BUT YOU SHOULD ASK YOURSELF “AM I LIVING ABOVE SIN YET?”…YOU CAN SEE NOW THAT THE BIBLE IS FULL OF SO MANY THINGS THAT YOU SERIOUSLY NEED TO EXPERIENCE!!
LET US STOP CONFUSING AND MISLEADING PEOPLE ON BIBLICAL TRUTHS WE HAVE NOT REALLY KNOWN EXPERIENTIALLY, IT IS OUR DUTY TO SEEK THE LORD FOR REVELATIONS AND UNDERSTANDING OF HIS WORD!!! Amen.
©️ A. A. Emmanuel