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NAR leader Brian Simmons reveals a new chapter of the Bible

Sid Roth on Sid Roth's programI’ve written a series of posts about Brian Simmons because I consider his new “translation” of the Bible, the Passion Translation, to be one of the most dangerous developments in the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR).

I recently ran across a television interview Simmons did last year on “Sid’s Roth’s It’s Supernatural,” where he makes a number of startling statements about his so-called translation–statements showing just how dangerous it is. I’ve highlighted some of those statements below, but before I list them, I want to be clear: this new translation of the Bible is not something that’s on the radical fringes of the NAR. It’s been endorsed by some of the movement’s most influential apostles and prophets, including Bill Johnson (of Bethel Church in Redding, Calif.), Che Ahn (formerly of HRock Church in Pasadena, Calif.), and James Goll (Encounters Network). And it’s selling very well. It needs to be on your radar. And if you know anyone who’s thinking about using it, warn them to run. I’ll show you why.

In short, Simmons claims to have received new, divine revelation that has given him special authority and insight to translate the Bible and to reveal new Scripture in the coming days.

Here are some of Simmons’ more disturbing statements during the interview. I’m not going to address every statement, such as his threatening God and his unsubstantiated insinuation to have singlehandedly brought conversion to an entire tribal village of more than 500 people. (I’d love to know what New Tribes Mission, his sending organization at the time, and his former New Tribes Mission colleagues think about this grandiose claim. I suspect they might not have the same recollection of events based on a comment left by a New Tribes representative in response to another post I wrote about Simmons’ translation.) And I won’t address Simmons’ other unsubstantiated miracle claims to have raised the dead and to be such a carrier of God’s presence that everyone he encountered one day, including a grocery store full of people and a school of 60 children, fell to the ground as he walked by them. Instead I will focus my comments on his statements about his translation.

Simmons receives divine ‘downloads’ and shows his cards

Simmons claims that, in 2009, Jesus Christ literally visited him in his room, breathed on him, and commissioned him to write a new translation of the Bible. He claims that, by blowing on him, Jesus gave him “the spirit of revelation.” In no way, he says, would he compare this “breathing” on him to that experienced by the original writers of Scripture. [Notice that he doesn’t say how it was any different.] He says:

“he breathed on me so that I would do the project, and I felt downloads coming, instantly. I received downloads. It was like, I got a chip put inside of me. I got a connection inside of me to hear him better, to understand the scriptures better and hopefully to translate.”

These statements made by Simmons show his cards. What do I mean? When he’s interacting with critics of his work, he claims he’s just working as a professional translator, in the ordinary fashion, painstakingly using his training to accurately render the words of Scripture into English from the original languages. He’s gone so far as to say he’s revised his translation based on objections he’s received from critics, including myself. See his admission here. Yet, when he’s speaking to a friendly audience of people in the NAR, he claims he’s received direct “downloads” of revelation from God to help him in his translation work. So which way is it?

If he’s receiving his translations directly from God and has been specially authorized by God to do this translation, then why is he changing the ways he’s worded verses after receiving criticism? If he wanted to be consistent, he should have stood his ground. Can you imagine the apostle Paul changing the text of Romans when he got some bad press over his choice of words?

Simmons receives a new translation of Ephesians 5:22

Simmons claims God gave him revelation about how to translate a controversial verse, Ephesians 5:22: “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.” He claims the word “submit” is probably a mistranslation and the verse should actually read, “Wives be tenderly devoted to your husband as the church is tenderly devoted to Christ.” The reason for this mistranslation, he alleges, is because translators have not been following the Aramaic text, which says, “tenderly devoted.” They should follow the Aramaic because, as Simmons says, “Jesus spoke in Aramaic. He taught in Aramaic. The apostles taught in Aramaic as well.”

The problem with Simmons’ claim is that the book of Ephesians was written in Greek, not Aramaic. That’s the simple and obvious reason translators have translated it from the Greek. If Aramaic is the key to correctly understanding this scripture, as Simmons claims, then why didn’t God give it to us in Aramaic? This is not to mention the fact that, in addition to Aramaic, Jesus and his disciples spoke Hebrew and Greek. So Simmons’ claim that they all spoke Aramaic–and therefore translation should be done from the Aramaic–is highly misleading. And his re-translation of Ephesians 5:22 based on new revelation he’s received–to do away with the apostle Paul’s politically incorrect teaching about gender roles–is deeply disturbing.

Simmons reveals a new chapter of the Bible about the end time

Simmons claims that, while he was asleep, the Lord took him out of his body and brought him to an immense library room in heaven. Simmons said, “And the Lord came up to me and he said, ‘Brian, I have brought you here to let you take any two books you want.'” Simmons goes on to explain that he selected two books, but then he saw a third book he also wanted. It was titled John 22. (This is noteworthy because there are only 21 chapters in the book of John.)

Simmons began to think of ways he might be able to steal this third book. He says:

“And then I said, oh, no, I’m shoplifting on God. I felt so ashamed. But I knew if I could take this book, there was this book, so if I could just take this book back with me to the natural realm it would trigger awakening in all the nations of the earth. It would bring, it would make the name of Jesus famous in the world.”

Jesus tells Simmons that he can’t let him take the book because he’s not ready for it yet. But Jesus promises, “I will bring you back one day and I will give you that book.”

At this point during the interview, Sid Roth responds, “But there’s [sic] only 21 chapters in John. What’s this 22?” Simmons says:

“Well John 22, go back to John 14:12 and you’ll see that there is a greater works generation… I believe the John 22 generation will be a people that do the greater works of Jesus. They will not add to the scripture, and that’s a sealed book. But it is a book that is unfolding and the works of Jesus will be replicated by an entire generation of people that believe fully in the power of God.”

Simmons’ claim to have seen into a new chapter of the Bible is alarming (not to mention his unholy impulse to steal in heaven–a place that is supposed to be free of sin.). He claims to have been given a glimpse into the content of new Scripture–content he will receive fully and reveal to the world at a later date. When he reveals this new Scripture, it will cause a worldwide spiritual “awakening” and make the name of Jesus famous (as if he’s not famous already!)

The apostle John makes it abundantly clear that he wrote everything he intended to write in his Gospel. His stated purpose for writing it is “so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name” (John 20:31). And he closes his book–in the final verse of chapter 21–with these concluding words: “Now there are many other things that Jesus did. Were every one of them to be written, I suppose that the world itself could not contain the books that would be written” (John 21:25). John believed he accomplished his purpose of demonstrating that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. End of book. This tidy, wrap-up ending doesn’t allow room for another chapter. How in the world is Simmons planning to make a smooth transition to chapter 22 when he finally reveals it: “Oh, by the way, I [John] forgot to mention one more thing … ”

In sum, Simmons claims to have received revelation that is a key to the unfolding of God’s plans and purposes in the world, but we must wait for him to reveal it to us. If this isn’t a cult-like teaching, on a par with Joseph Smith’s Mormon revelation claims, then I don’t know what is! It totally contradicts his claims–and the claims of other NAR leaders–that, when it comes to their new revelation, nothing is being added to Scripture. NAR leaders like Che Ahn and Bill Johnson, who endorse and preach from this translation in the pulpit, need to have their feet held to the fire about this.


Holly Pivec is the co-author of A New Apostolic Reformation?: A Biblical Response to a Worldwide Movement and God’s Super-Apostles: Encountering the Worldwide Prophets and Apostles Movement. She has a master’s degree in Christian apologetics from Biola University.

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36 Responses to “NAR leader Brian Simmons reveals a new chapter of the Bible”

  1. Leland Nash Says:

    So this is not all that different than Joseph Smith being illuminated of ‘restored’ books given to him by angel Moroni? Paul is clear in Galatians of additions being ‘no gospel at all’.  Bad conditioning to be ‘adding’ chapters (John 22) to canon.

  2. Graham Boulden Says:

    The emperor’s new clothes?!?

  3. Lafe Says:

    People of God: This NAR and the members therein are simply bogus frauds and charlatans.
    Why do people even give these jokesters any credibility? This Simmons character is a a flaming fraud with his visits of Jesus and his new translation of the Bible!
    Wow…I sense mental illness here and a desire to be grandiose. How do these frauds sleep at night knowing that they have engaged or are planning to engage in sheer stupidity and try to palm it off as being of God?
    They have no shame and their consciences are seared as with a hot iron. They do not respect the Word of God as delivered once and for all to the saints. They are false teachers and prophets who are leading people astray for their own gain and profit.
    May the Lord rebuke this NAR and their sheer madness.

  4. Donald Vander Jagt Says:

    Both ends of this discussion look to be problematic; I have a copy of Ephesians in the original Aramaic for one; and it is “submit” there also.

  5. Rich Kelley Says:

    Deuteronomy 4:2  “You shall not add to the word which I am commanding you, nor take away from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

    Deuteronomy 12:32  “Whatever I command you, you shall be careful to do; you shall not add to nor take away from it.

    Not adding to or taking away from has been a principle of God’s people for a long time.

  6. Gabe Moore Says:

    I abhor the Passion Translation. As you know it is a focused, wicked and intentional deception.

    They have now weaseled their way into YouVersion Bible app without exposing themselves.  They link to a KJV translation and woo the reader with a colorful devotional thought.

    If you can get through to YouVersion, please help open their eyes before they help spread the Passion non-sense any further.

    Try this on for size…God has to wear armor? Really???

    Ephesians 6:10-11 The Passion Translation

    Now my beloved ones, I have saved these important truths for last: Be supernaturally infused with strength through your life-union with the Lord Jesus. Stand victorious with the force of His explosive power flowing in and through you.

    Put on the full suit of armor that God wears when He goes into battle, so that you will be protected as you fight against the evil strategies of the accuser!

  7. Holly Says:


    I searched the YouVersion app and couldn’t find the Passion Translation. Do you know where exactly I can find it on the app?

  8. N Watt Says:

    This is new to me…what is NAR??

  9. curt bond Says:

    I have suffered in my flesh in the last 6 years, barely walking, barely eating, barely being alive, but through this suffering God has changed me, inside, from what I was to now what I am. I am dead! I am dead! There are many who declare lofty things and great so called revelation, that may be just more of the same junk we always hear, but wrapped differently. n Where is the talk about US partaking of His sufferings, so that we can rule with Him? Nowhere!
    It is not popular, so don’t talk about it, well I will anyway! What about sin, not popular. Only talk shop, positive confession, attracting more money, this will help you feel good, no suffering, no heart ache, everything is great, hardly, look around, it’s not that grand. We are called to a life of dying to self desires, we are not our own, we belong to HIM; not popular!

  10. Sally Says:

    Curt Bond, I agree with what you said. My ongoing experience of dying to self included a poem the Lord gave to me:   “Bending Love to your own will, it sickens Me for those would-be brides.”
    What I have seen is that my pride and presumption upon the grace of God is so wrong and I needed to see this for what it is – a characteristic of the fallen one. No, we are to be in submission to the lead of the Holy Spirit and repent while walking humbly with our God. “If we suffer with Him, we will reign with Him.”

  11. MarRe Says:

    Its the scriptures that sanctify us people, not our suffering. ‘Sanctify them through Thy truth; Thy word is truth.’ John 17:17

  12. Phillip Jordan Says:

    I’ve recently come across another apparently NAR paraphrase of the New Testament, called “The Remedy”. It appears to have similar characteristics to “The Passion Translation”. It is available from the website comeandreason.com . It will be interesting to see whether it gain similar traction among NAR preachers as “The Passion Translation”

  13. Ken Reynolds Says:

    I am just tired of all the new “bibles” and translations period. When we don’t understand something, we don’t buy a more easily readable version, we seek wisdom, insight, revelation and discernment from the Holy Spirit. We rely upon the Author, the Word.

  14. donna Says:

    Absolutely insane that this man, along with the other heretics have NO FEAR OF GOD!!

  15. Dave Jones Says:

    Not to mention, that Revelation warns that a urse will be on those who add or take away from this book. Doesn’t anyone read the bible anymore?

  16. Steve Wetzel Says:

    I know Brian Simmons. He started a church in Florida with brother Ron (can’t recall his last name). He co-pastored with Ron until Brian decided it was time for Ron to go – and dumped him. Previous to this, Brian Simmons was with New Tribes Missions. He was asked to leave by New Tribes (the reason was hush-hush) – but in military terms it was an “Other than Honorable Discharge.” The thing that struck me with Simmons is he always spoke a lot of lofty, high-sounding words, but when he finished, you were left empty – as he never really said anything! Not surprised this has occurred with him. Just 5-7 years back he was playing games with the Psalms, stating there were hidden meanings that only he was privy to know. Some sort “love language” I believe is the term he used.

    It is also interesting that Brian Simmons is now “Dr.” Simmons – but there is zero information on just where he received his doctorate.

  17. Steve Wetzel Says:

    Oh – one more note concerning Simmons. Post New Tribes Missions, he became the youth pastor at Grace Bible Church in St. Petersburg, FL. He caused a church split when he began his new church – but there was NEVER any mention of 500 people getting saved during his mission work with NTM. I was part of the new church which eventually crashed and burned. That was when Simmons left Florida to take over an existing church in New England – whose pastor had left New England to begin a new work in Clearwater, Florida. Sounds like rotating pastors – shrugs.

  18. Michael Says:

    Looks like Mr. Simmons “earned” his ?doctorate? from the former Wagner Leadership Institute (WLI), as indicated in the FAQ section under “Who is behind the The Passion Translation, and what are their credentials?” situated on this web page: https://www.thepassiontranslation.com/faqs/

    WLI was started by C. Peter Wagner in 1998. WLI had their first graduation in 2000. Simmons “doctoral thesis” was published in 2004 as “Prayer Partners with Jesus” and is available for sale on “Amazo…” (yes…that place)

    In 2017, WLI became Wagner University and asserted it offers a “religious” degree approved by Colorado State Higher Education department.

    The “Doctorate Degree” program listed at WU for 2017 is “Doctor of Apostolic Leadership and Applied Theology.” There was no linguistic or biblical scholarship requirements or courses listed. His previous education was at The New Tribes Bible Institute. Any educational achievements are admirable. Respectfully, however, I would be ashamed to claim his “Dr” in front of my name. I’ve been through the educational system, having earned a BA, BSBA, and an MBA from accredited educational institutions. The institutions had multiple accreditations for which they worked hard.

    I get a bug in my craw when someone claims this kind of “Dr” credential…”Dr. Simmons”…then uses it as a credential to support some kind of scholarly work.

  19. Stephen Says:

    Does anyone know where you can get the 1st eedition because O would like to show the pastor of our church the changes that where made to this supposed translation.

  20. Holly Says:

    Stephen, which verse that he changed are you specifically referring to? He originally released his translation in installments, so the answer depends on which book of the Bible the verse appears in. I know he made a significant change to his translation of Galatians 6:6. Originally his translation read “And those who are taught the Word will receive an impartation from their teacher; a transference of anointing takes place between them.” Now it reads “And those who are taught the Word must share all good things with their teacher; a sharing of wealth takes place between them.” The original wording appeared in “Letters From Heaven by the Apostle Paul,” published in 2013 by 5 Fold Media, LLC. You can buy it on Amazon, used, here: https://www.amazon.com/Letters-Heaven-Apostle-Brian-Simmons/dp/1936578565/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1519060442&sr=8-1&keywords=letters+from+heaven+by+the+apostle+paul+5+fold+media

  21. Orthodox friend Says:

    I looked up Ephesians 6.10-6.11 in Church Slavonic translation of IX century and also compared with Pauline letters commentary of Theodoret of Cyrrhus 4th century influential theologian of the School of Antioch, biblical commentator, and Christian bishop of Cyrrhus (423–457).
    It cannot be more clear that passion “translation” is another fraud perpetrated by false teachers of today.

  22. Andrew Says:

    Wow.. Just when i thought I had seen it all.. I hadn’t heard of TPT of ‘Dr’ Brian Simmons before today. I noted at church today the initials TPT and some bizarre bible references on the projector screen so I decided to investigate .. It’s dangerous and divisive. I also checked my YouVersion app and the TPT is one of the bible choices.. I like versions such as the Awesome KJV and the NKJV and I like digging into the amazing history of how the bible via the manuscripts was shaped over the millennia .. Evidence that can be studied and followed to allow reasonable & informed decision .
    This TPT is a cultic ‘Somewhere over the rainbow’ attempt to coerce individuals into an already agreed set of thoughts and directions set by the leaders of the NAR .. No facts or evidence needed.

    Breathed on by Christ.. Really? Nearly ready to steal a bible chapter from heaven’s library? I’m gobsmacked.. You can’t make this stuff up .. Hilarious except for it being so stupid & dangerous.

    Thank you Holly for your very informative blogs on the subject.. It was very helpful. God bless you.

  23. kadri liisa Says:

    I buyed Passion Translation ebook from christianbook.com website.
    And i have meet with person in estonia who was showed books of bible during in her third visit to heaven as christian during operation of her heart stimulation. She had privilege to talk with people mentioned in Bible too bit similar what Rick Joyner had when he met apostle Paul in Heaven while having his heaven visit. But her visions was confirming written word i think.

  24. Nathan Says:

    Did you know you can find the passion translation on Bible gateway now? This is bad. But it is good in that, we no longer have to purchase it to review it.

  25. dean Says:

    e meet with person in estonia who was showed books of bible during in her third visit to heaven as christian during operation of her heart stimulation. She had privilege to talk with people mentioned in Bible

    Dean replys…. No didnt happen – no one visited heaven – paul says in 2thess 1:7 to wait with them all who are troubled UNTIL Jesus is revealed from Heaven with His mighty angels… paul is waiting for Jesus to show during the tribulation gathering together and is Not in Heaven but waiting….youve been decieved…

  26. Mary Parnell Says:

    Holly: Would love it if you looked into The Mirror Bible by Francois De Toit

    The Nar has taken over our community and all of the charismatic churches either by apostolic control or by seeding. but the wildest group is headed up by a doctor who takes cruises with the author of the Mirror Bible, The author of The Shack and Crowder. Scarey. The NAR influence in this Minnesota / ND region is strong.

  27. Jennifer Helt Says:

    You will know them by their love

  28. Christina Says:

    I attend Bethel church weekly and attend Bethel’s ministry school daily, and I have never ever ever heard Pastor Bill preach from the Passion. Lol!! It actually made me laugh when I read that you think he does. In Bethel’s school, our bible teacher taught us that it’s not a translation; it’s more of a commentary, and told us not to preach from it or do our homework with it. I personally see it as is beautifully written book that is meant to be supplemental to the Bible, not to replace the Bible, kind of like watching a movie about stories in the Bible. As far as, John 22, he didn’t actually add anything to the Bible, he said there was a 22nd chapter in heaven, so I don’t see this as anything close to the Mormon thing. But, as for stealing in heaven, that was admittingly odd.

  29. J. Carlson Says:


    Please watch the above video exposing the NAR!!!

  30. J. Carlson Says:

    This Bethel is a cult and if you look online there are even interviews with parents who have lost their children to the Sozo cult. Author Jenny Barger of San Diego wrote a book called The Beauty of Holiness. In it, she says on page 158 that “God told her” that close family members and friends [i.e., who are critics of sozo are evil] are like the Pharisees who had a religious spirit, and she teaches her readers to “not listen” to their close friends and family. Isn’t this what cults do? Isolate their victims from their friends and family who are trying to warn them?

    She also says on the same page about cultic leader Bill Johnson, “I recommend all his books”.

    On page 121-123 she explains how using one’s own reason is an evil sin worse than adultery. On page 108 she says God gave her a download about certain people: “it makes you want to vomit”, she says. Would the Lord say that?

    The whole book is her claiming to receive direct “new” communications/revelations from “Jesus” himself. The problem is that so many of the communications contradict Scripture and/or are based on twisted Scripture.

    She also says on page 88 that the Holy Spirit told her that he actually WANTS to be like a genie in a bottle: “I want to be here”, she says he told her. On page 69, she says God told her there is unclaimed grandeur. Sounds strange. On page 142, she claims God told her to stop thinking so much (this is what Bill Johnson does as he discourages the use of one’s own intellect because – the way I see it – he wants people to follow him). On page 142, it says she is irritated and impatient with her family. On the back cover, it says she receives “new revelations”. She talks about the manifests sons of God who will be revealed and a “volunteer army”. Strange, unbiblical and disturbing book based on the Joel’s Army Heresy.

    She claims her book is published by Zenith Publications & Innovations in Las Vegas, and she claims the “R” symbol (registered) on the company name. Oddly, I did a search on the USPTO government database, and I personally cannot find this company listed on that site as federally “registered” (but to be fair, I am not an expert at the USPTO nor an attorney).

    “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.” 1 John 4:1

    “For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.” 2 Cor. 11

  31. Bryan Patrick Says:

    Thank you for continuing to shed light on these things. I have shared your book widely with others as so many we know are caught up in the NAR web. Sadly, this movement continues to spread and it amazes me how so many Christians remain either oblivious, or complacently nonchalant, to its impact.

  32. Holly Says:

    Thanks for your encouraging words, Bryan!

  33. Larry Cole Says:

    2 Timothy 3:16-17 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: [17] That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
    The intellect of modern day theologians is producing the same powerless gospel as in Jesus’ day. Brian Simmons is knitting knowledge of ancient manuscripts and revelation by the Holy Spirit to render a powerful translation of the scripture.
    I can’t believe you people are making a living, wasting resources and strength just to show “who’s wrong”. The Apostle Paul lived to reveal Jesus not expose the devil. What a waste of human life.

  34. Michael Moore Says:

    Mr. Cole

    “Making a living” and “waste of human life”? Really? Unfortunately, you’re not familiar with what Holly has been doing (and the books she’s co-authored) in the discernment arena for the past several years. Accordingly, you say these things out of ignorance.

    You’re obviously not familiar with multiple discernment ministries that have helped 100s of thousands by pointing them away from the mystical nonsense to the Person and Work of Christ  true gospel. Over the past 2.5 years, I’ve personally observed hundreds of people helped by others in the discernment arena and, once their eyes were opened, they pulled back from the dangers of this “stuff.” Their lives were changed for the better in their relationship to God by pointing them to the real Jesus and the true Gospel. You obviously don’t share that perspective. In contrast, you support “apostle” Simmons, his lack of credentials (being a missionary to the Indians in Panama are not credentials), and his bad translation (that apparently short-circuited in that download he received from heaven).

    In 2 Corinthians 11:1-11, the Apostle Paul was concerned about the wonky theology the super-apostles in the Corinth church (established by Paul on his 2nd missionary journey, Acts 18) were promoting. Paul expressed his holy jealousy against the false apostles. He longed for the Corinthians to remain loyal to Christ because the false apostles were a dangerous spiritual threat (in the same way the serpent was a threat to Eve and subsequently deceived her in the Garden of Eden). The false apostles were promoting a different Jesus, a different spirit, and a different gospel. It’s reasonable to say Paul was indignant.

    Today, many involved in discernment activities have a similar indignance. They believe the biblical gospel has been distorted, Scripture has been twisted, God has been insulted, Christ has been demeaned and false converts have been made. In thinking what the Apostle Paul would have thought if you said his efforts were a “waste of human life” or asked about his views on those who promote a different Jesus, different spirit and a different gospel, we find Paul provided answers in 2 Corinthians 11:12-15, “12 And I will keep on doing what I am doing in order to cut the ground from under those who want an opportunity to be considered equal with us in the things they boast about. 13 For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as apostles of Christ. 14 And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. 15 It is not surprising, then, if his servants also masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their end will be what their actions deserve.”

    In fact, Paul wrote with pointed indignation regarding those (Judaizers) who distorted the gospel, who added to the gospel, “But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed.” In today’s parlance, it seems Paul said, “Let them go to hell.”

  35. Elizabeth Says:

    Abebooks.com might have the books you are looking for, Stephen.

  36. Edmond Says:

    Mike Winger did some research into Brian Simmons and he’s not even who he claims to be. While he did work with New Tribes, they have essentially said he did nothing in terms of translating scriptures, at best he was involved in a quality control function, but did none of the actual translation work. He also lacks any translation credentials. So of course he had to ‘receive inspiration from God’ because he certainly doesn’t have the understanding to write a translation from the preserved manuscripts. He also claimed he handed the people a New Testament when he left in the late 80s, which is amazing considering New Tribes said the translation was not even done until 1995. The guy is a modern day Joseph Smith, he’s creating a false religion. It probably won’t be long before he introduces special ‘rights’ of those that ‘teach’ his heresy, like all cults eventually do.

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