“For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you. And I believe it in part, for there must be factions among you in order that those who are genuine among you may be recognized.”
1 Corinthians 11:18-19
In this article you see a classic demonstration that Pentecostalism and Charismaticism are in fact enemies of each other. The Pentecostal AOG in America condemned the New Order of the Latter Rain for one of six practices:
“RESOLVED, That we disapprove of those extreme teachings and practices which, being unfounded Scripturally, serve only to break fellowship of like precious faith and tend to confusion and division among the members of the Body of Christ, and be it hereby known that this 23rd General Council disapproves of the so-called, ” New Order of the Latter Rain” , to wit:
1. The overemphasis relative to imparting, identifying, bestowing or confirming gifts by the laying on of hands and prophesy.”
[Source – pg 26] (Emphasis ours.)
Have you seen this forbidden practice before?
In the church today, the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) (previously known as the Charismatic Renewal Movement (CRM) and the New Order of the Latter Rain (NOLR)), still practice this forbidden practice, thus disqualifying themselves to be considered Pentecostal, orthodox or of the Christian faith at all.
The results are not only heretical in practice but blasphemous in delivery. Below, is a good example of Kenneth Copeland practicing such blasphemous and heretical rites on ‘Pastors’ Faith and David Oyedepo. (And although Copeland claims to be a prophet, since the inception of his ministry he has used his pulpit to act and decree as an Apostle of the NAR/CRM/NOLR movement.)
“The healing anointing that is in me and on me now, by command of the Lord Jesus Christ, is now imparted in and on you.” [8:12]
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