Monthly Archives: May 2007

The Word of Faith Movement – God & Jesus

WF: God is not sovereign. God needs permission to act. “Satan had gained ascendancy in the earth by gaining Adam’s authority, and God was left on the outside. God couldn’t come here in His divine power and wipe them out. He had to move in an area where it would be ruled legal by the Supreme Court of the Universe” (Capps, Authority in Three Worlds, p. 51).

BIBLE: God is sovereign over all creation. Man does not control God. “‘I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.’ It does not, therefore, depend on man’s desire or effort, but on God’s mercy” (Romans 9:15-16).

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The Word of Faith Movement – Introduction

I am going to start a series on the word of faith movement. I have been working for the last few weeks on writing about this on my own using various research sources, but I just flat out don’t have the time required for research and writing, so I didn’t write much of this information. I took it from http://www.biblefacts.org.

The first part in this series is an introduction to the Word of Faith (WF) movement.

The Word of Faith (WF) movement emerged within Charismatic/Pentecostal Christianity in the latter 20th century. The Word of Faith movement as a whole has no formal organization or authoritarian hierarchy, though the movement does have a number of high-profile teachers who heavily influence Word of Faith theology. It’s basic theology is a peculiar mix of orthodox Christianity and mysticism.

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