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God’s indeed a good Father–how NAR leaders have twisted a biblical truth

Christians would agree: God is good. But not every Christian would agree with what that means exactly. For instance, could God, as a good father, ever use a sickness, disease, or other type of suffering to teach his children a lesson?

Getting wasted with the Holy Spirit at Bethel Redding

When I attended the Firestarters adult Sunday School class at Bethel Church in Redding, California, I was shocked by the teacher’s announcement at the start of the class. “There are only three rules in this class. Rule 1: Get drunk. Rule 2: Stay drunk. Rule 3: Get other people drunk.”

Bill Johnson, IHOP, and the ‘Passion Translation’

The New Apostolic Reformation‘s most influential leaders continue to quote from the “Passion Translation”–despite the fact that this translation is no translation at all.

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing–A Must-Listen-to Sermon

Dr. Kevin Lewis–a professor of theology and law at Biola University in Southern California–gave a theologically deep, hard-hitting message last Sunday at Bethel Church in Fairbanks, Alaska.

NAR leader Brian Simmons reveals a new chapter of the Bible

I recently ran across a television interview Brian Simmons did last year with Sid Roth, where he makes a number of startling statements about his Passion Translation–statements showing just how dangerous this so-called Bible translation is.

A NAR Bible — The Passion Translation revisited

A few years ago I wrote a four-part series about The Passion Translation–a new NAR translation of the Bible being produced by the NAR apostle Brian Simmons. This series of posts has been among my most read. Since many of my newer readers may not have heard of the Passion Translation, I reprinted Part 1 below.

The Deflection Tactic

I regularly receive comments from my readers–some who strongly disagree with me. One comment I received earlier this week came from “Pam,” a follower of Brian Simmons–a NAR leader who has undertaken his own NAR translation of the Bible, called the Passion Translation.

Reader Mail: The NAR’s (Mis)use of Luke 9:49-50

I received a great question this week. A reader wanted to know my thoughts about the frequent NAR usage of Luke 9:49-50 to silence NAR critics.

[ More ] April 28th, 2015 | 2 Comments | Posted in Brain Stoppers, Twisted Scriptures |

Reader Mail: The Passion Translation and Philippians 1:1-2

I received an interesting question about the Passion Translation–a new NAR translation of the Bible.

Top 5 Posts of 2014

Following is a list of Spirit of Error’s five most popular posts in 2014.

[ More ] January 3rd, 2015 | 1 Comment | Posted in Miscellaneous, The Passion Translation |

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