You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free
“shopping centers, churches, sports stadiums,” etcetera, when they merely “come into [the their hyper charged] presence.” Johnson added that a ‘glory cloud follows him,’ [this is allegedly the cloud that went before the Israelites in the desert — but where is the fire that must then go before him at night,] and “gold dust and feathers appear everywhere.” He claims that this means ‘heaven has come on earth,’ and ‘angels’ and their [cosmic] Jesus himself manifest gold dust and shed real feathers to make their presence known! This massive hoax could have been funny if it wasn’t so blasphemous!
Jesus never even suggested that we can “get heaven now” either inside us or around us here on earth. The spiritual Kingdom of God is “within” all Jesus’ sincere disciples, not ‘heaven,’ (Lu. 12:20-21.) And the few references to God’s ‘wings’ are Old Testament symbols, which must be interpreted allegorically. The Man Jesus Christ was and is the “express Image of God’s Person,” and “In Him Dwells [present tense] the fullness of the Godhead [the inseparable Father and Holy Spirit] bodily,” (Col 2:9; Heb. 1:3.) God is One, Undividable, Holy God! Our Almighty Creator God, the Lord Jesus Christ, and even His mighty, holy angels, must te treated with the utmost respect! And heaven is a most holy place in the spirit world; a cube of 12,000 furlongs (1,500 miles according to the measure of a man) wide, long, high and deep, and surrounded by a wall of 44 cubits (22 yards or 20 meters) high,” (Rev. 21:16-21,) where the born again human spirits of the deceased in Christ go, (1 Ths. 5:23; Mt. 22:30; Rev. 20:4.) It would be very difficult to press such a huge place into a human being and his surroundings.
Furthermore, we must not ‘live a life of miracles,’ although God’s real miracles are not excluded from the lives of truly born again believers, (Mark 16:16-18; 1 Cor. 12:1-11.) We must live a life that bears Holy-Spirit ‘fruit’ to glorify God, and preach His Real Gospel to let His Spiritual Kingdom come in the believing ‘hearts’ or human spirits and ‘souls’ or minds of all His true disciples, who choose to accept and follow Him in the Truth of His Word, (Mt. 28:19-20; Jn. 1:12-13; 3:3-5.)
Still, the commission of Jesus to evangelize the whole world by preaching the Biblical Gospel to make disciples, etcetera, is nowhere to be seen in Johnson’s teachings. Scripture explained, “Although Jesus had done so many signs [and miracles] before them, they [still] did not believe in Him… [Because they sought miracles and not the true Savior, their own sin] has blinded their [spiritual] eyes and hardened their hearts…” (Jn. 12:37-41.)
Johnson continues, “The heart of the gospel is that God intercepted the two [dimensions of heaven and earth] so His presence can be manifested on earth. [This proves how everything he says is permeated with Hermetism witchcraft principles. No, the heart of the Gospel is that Jesus said, “I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and no one comes to the Father except through Me,” and “whoever believes in Me [and follows Me as My Scriptural disciple] will not perish but have eternal life,” Jn. 14:6; 3:16.] However, allegedly “the heavens open and part, [when Johnson enters the scene with his ‘global force’ or superpower anointing.] He says, “When you see a problem in your city and you personalize that you live under a closed heaven, you are living in a lie. [No, “as the universe, so the soul” is a lie, Jesus said, “My [spiritual] Kingdom is not from here. If it were from here, My disciples would [physically] fight. But now it is not from here,” Jn. 18:36.] This notion that we live in [a world or] climate of darkness is not our reality…” [He rejects as ‘anathema’ what Jesus declared – and of course, that John states, “The whole world is in the power [or deception] of the evil one” until Jesus returns on the clouds, 1 Jn. 5:19; Rev. 11:15.]
[Acknowledgement to the person who compiled and published this image]
You also are lying about “reality” and “repentance,” Mr. Johnson.
Repentance means to turn away from all immorality such as lies and deceit to obey the Truth of God’s contextual, Scriptural truth. Thus, Rom. 12:1-2 states, “Our acceptable sacrifice and reasonable service to God is to not be conformed to [the false teaching of] this world, but to be transformed by the renewing of your mind [through real Scriptural knowledge,] to understand what is that… perfect will of God [to obey Him.]” But I “fear that [preachers like you, Bill Johnson,] corrupt the minds of believers from the simplicity of Christ,” (2 Cor. 11:3,) “who have been born again, not of corruptible seed [like you sow,] but from the [Real, Scriptural] Word of God, which lives and abides forever,” (1 Pt. 1:22-23.)
In Johnson’s television interview with Sid Roth’s ‘Its’ Supernatural,’ they discussed his teaching that “repentance” means to “go back on God’s perspective of reality,” and within the first few minutes, they proved themselves as perpetual liars. Sid said, “Miracles just flow off of my guest.” Johnson explained, “Everyone that walks into the kingdom [their god’s presence] can have this – there is no exception to fulfil your destiny. All we need to see and taste is that God is good. [Jesus’ commission to preach His Gospel to make disciples, baptise them in water, and teach them what He has said, does not even come to mind.] Live in the miracles of Jesus. Do not look inward [to repent from immorality 1 Jn. 1:8-10] because then faith decreases... God deals with our problems not us… [This turns entire passages like Romans Chapters 2 & 3 into lies.] It’s not knowledge [of Scripture] it’s about focussing on the goodness of God. Jesus healed everyone that came to Him – that is the standard I am following. [Jesus ministered to believing Hebrews before the cross and Pentecost during the Old Testament covenant, which was ousted when He rose bodily from the grave to establish His eternal, unchangeable New Testament Covenant, Heb. 8:13; chapters 7-9.] I will not lower the standard of Scripture [or the truth that does not suit me] to my level of experience… nations will come to Christ because God is good…” [No, the Kingdom-Now doctrine is a lie. Only those who personally believe and follow Jesus will go to heaven because Jesus suffered, died, lives again, and ascended into heaven, Jn. 3:16.]”
Although Bethel claims ‘thousands’ of healings, Johnson’s dad died of cancer in his ‘presence’ without the ‘goodness’ of his god “healing on queue.” And why doesn’t he take his “unparalleled saving and healing presence” into hospitals across the globe to empty them all? To date, real, recorded Bethel healings seem to be non-existent - not even mentioning the blind that see, the lame that walk, the dead that are raised... as Jesus really “modelled,” and that surely would have been, although not “on queue” Johnson style, but in God-given grace and in His Own timing through all the ages, because the gifts of the Holy Spirit have never “ceased.” If His miracles such as healing ‘ceased,’ then the indwelling of the Spirit in Scripturally born again believers would have ‘ceased’ as well, (1 Cor. 12:11; Mark 16:16-18.) Here we are not talking about ‘miracles,’ as someone said, “One time in the jungle where no one knows about it.” Or “post traumatic stress’ healings by the thousands;” placebo effect or imaginary relief from pain, and other make-believe healings that might fit somewhere into Johnson’s alleged “Jesus Standard” - but not into Jesus True Scriptural Standard.
Johnson also teaches, “Jesus was born again. He had to be; He became sin… and was resurrected ‘in a new life’ or was born again… when He was begotten by God…” This replicates the false, blasphemous voices of Charismatics who say Jesus was “born again in hell,” while He promised the man on the cross next to His, “Today you will be with me in Paradise!” Jesus was begotten by God when He, as God Himself, took on the “form of flesh” when Mary became pregnant with Him.
Still, Johnson rattles on, “It is always God’s will to heal everyone. We can't add flavor to a world we're not a part of." This means Bethel is part of the unbelieving world, and how will we rebuke Johnson for such lies, as he also sees Peter as “accursed” because he declared, “You are a chosen generation [of born again believers – meaning the entire body of Christ since Golgotha and Pentecost to the end of the world,] a holy nation, a royal priesthood… that you may proclaim the praises of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous [spiritual Kingdom of] light,” (1 Pt. 2:9-10.) And James is then also “anathema” for warning, “Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God…?”
Bill Johnson and his followers jump through Satanic hoops to “get more and more anointing” to puff their so-called ‘saving and healing presence’ to ‘bring heaven down to earth.’
[Acknowledgement to the person who published this photo]
Above: Grave soaking, grave sucking, or ‘mantle grabbing’ by honoring and worshipping the dead
Johnson denies that his wife and students ‘grave suck the [so-called] anointing of the dead’ by lying on, and hugging graves and tombstones. As usual, he lies with a straight face. The photos prove they practice pure Satanism. God commanded in Deut. 18:10-14, “There shall not be found among you anyone who… conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead…. [It] is an abomination to the Lord…”
The only thing one will conjure up the Johnson way are strong demons that will infest your human spirit, mind, body and life. Isn’t “God not the God of the dead but of the living, (Mark 12:26,) for the dead knows nothing and they have no more reward, for… nevermore will they have a share in anything done under the sun?” (Eccl. 9:5-6.)
Johnson grabbed this practice from Benny Hinn & Company. But shifting Charismatic witchcraft into overdrive is Johnson’s speciality. He proclaimed, “One of the calls that God has put on my life… is to honor [modern] leaders and also those from the past….” As seen in the verses above, God will never violate His Word and lie like this. It cannot be the God of the Bible who is speaking to him. Yet, Johnson is building ‘The House of Generals;” a museum filled with relics from past ‘revivalists such as Kathryn Kuhlman.’ Johnson alleges that those who touch those icons will receive the anointing of the dead “saints” they belonged to. This is “the see and taste” of pure Roman Catholic witchcraft. Yet, he added, “[We don’t] lay on graves, but we can’t help seeing the similarities…” Shall we call this “relic-sucking” then?
In Johnson’s Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry, his Prophetic Manual contains “the virility of miracles.” This is where they ‘train’ their members to ‘become’ prophets and ‘teach’ them how to do miracles such as healing. This too, make Jesus into a liar as He proclaimed, “He who believes and was baptised [in water not in their Pentecostal/Charismatic super experience of speaking in tongues,] will [naturally, without ‘training’ but directly from the Holy Spirit] be followed by these signs…” The Holy Spirit’s gifts of miracles and prophecy are only two of the many other gifts, which the constantly indwelling Holy Spirit Alone freely distributes to every member of His believing body “as He wills,” (Mark 16:16-18; 1 Cor. 12:1-11.)
Yet, these ‘miracle makers’ cannot even think about ‘negative’ things like not being healed God’s way, because then “they will lose the anointing,” (see the truth about God’s True anointing through the constantly indwelling Holy Spirit in 1 Jn. 2:20; 27.)
Still, Johnson says, “[We are living in the age where] the presence of the Lord is so manifested in a building, that everyone that walks into that building will be healed.” Then, “you must keep your healing by living a clean life, [doing miracles not obeying the Moral Law of Jesus, Jn. 13:34,] and stay focused on the Lord, [by continuing in miracles] until it manifests.”
In Johnson’s Bethel Culture, not only miracles but prophecy is everything; everyone speaks prophetically. They are trained to learn how to prophecy by saying whatever comes into their minds! So, according to the rest of Scripture, which is ‘anathema or accursed’ to them, they are either prophesying demonically or “from the deceit of their own hearts,” (Jer. 23:16.) They prophesy that which they wish is true not what God says! Their ‘standard’ for prophesy is as follows, “It must be [humanly] encouraging and uplifting.” So, speaking against hidden and unrepented sin, lostness, disobedience, etcetera, according to the Truth of Scripture is denounced as ‘false prophecy.’ Paul explained the purpose of prophecy in 1 Cor. 14:25, “[If you prophesy in the leading of the Holy Spirit,] the secrets of a person are revealed, and so, falling down on his face, he will worship God and report that God is truly among you.”
To prevent chaos akin to Johnson’s madness taking over the assemblies of Jesus, Paul taught in 1 Cor. 13:29-33, “Let two or three prophets speak, and let the other judge [whether they are prophesying the truth….] For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace…” Jesus is The God of Order, not of chaos. Wherever we find chaos, we must know that it is not from God.