According to an Australian Gospel Coalition article, Ben Fitzgerald claimed that Bethel had nothing to do with ‘Awakening Australia’. Yet at the event Fitzgerald not only admitted he worked at Bethel and was heavily influenced by Bill Johnson, Fitzgerald declares him to be an Apostle, calling him ‘General’ and ‘Papa’.
And not to forget, Bill Johnson personally texted Fitzgerald a statement for the Australian Gospel Coalition claiming he believes Jesus was 100% God and 100% man. However at this same event, Johnson once again claims he is not interested in following Jesus if he was God. Johnson in fact would rather follow a man that is ‘filled’ with the Spirit, not Jesus Christ who is both God and man. This is nothing more than witchcraft, New Age occultism.
Those who convert to this false Christ are following a New Age Christ, the ‘ascended master’ of the New Age movement. The result of following this false Christ replaces the Holy Spirit’s work of sanctification to with the New Age teaching of ‘self-actualisation’. Like their New Age Christ, they to want to operate like ‘sons’ just like their false Christ (this is called Sonship) where they live an ‘ascended lifestyle’ like their ascended master. This doctrine (called Throne room Living or Ascended Life) is taught in the NAR and specifically Bethel. Once people believe they have reached that level of ascension, as Bethel does believe they do, they pronounce that these types of ‘Christians’ are the ‘New Breed’ or ‘little Gods’. This is why Todd White was at the Awakening Event. He is supposedly living proof he is a god in human flesh, performing supernatural miracles to confirm his deity and intimacy with the Father.
Here is Bill Johnson talking about his ‘ascended kenotic master’:
We remind our readers that within the Seven Mountain Mandate, one mountain the New Apostolic Reformation must take over is the ‘church/religious’ mountain. Events like this prove the NAR is enticing Christians lacking biblical discernment to their events – bringing into play their agenda to convert individuals, groups, churches and denominations to their movement. The above excerpts from the Awakening Australia are proof that the NAR are attempting to expand their reach and influence across the globe through their promotion of a false gospel and a false Jesus.
Christianity continues to see an attack by those who Jesus Himself calls ‘lawless ones’. They are relentless in preaching their false gospels, showcasing that they are more than happy to deceive people just to further their kingdom, (which only confirms that their kingdom is of the devil and not of Christ). The Australian Gospel Coalition need to be held accountable for for their appalling affirmation of Ben Fitzgerald, Bill Johnson and ‘Awakening Australia’.
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’ Matthew 21-23
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