International Church of Las Vegas (ICLV) promotes and welcomes John Bevere in spring 2013: Concerns and questions amid controversy over self-help book ‘The Secret’
ICLV’s acceptance and promotion of John Bevere has raised a red flag for Las Vegas Apologetics. There is an ongoing, public debate regarding Bevere’s teachings from his books.
Keep in mind! This is the same John Bevere who is seen online being involved with the heretical, self-help book/DVD The Secret which teaches there is a “law of attraction” within us. This teaching is not found in the Word of God and is a doctrine of demons the Bible warns about (1 Timothy 4:1). The dogmas this book/DVD teaches are not Biblical.
Just how is Bevere affiliated with this book? John Bevere is listed as an actor in the Amazon advertisement for The Source of the Secret:
What do you say? Is the God of the Bible really “the source of the Secret”? Would the Christian God have anything to do with a false teaching? “Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what partnership has light with darkness?” (2 Corinthians 6:14).
What has been your experience with John Bevere’s teachings/doctrines and followers? I look forward to sharing my experience in the next post.
Where is the Gospel message in this video, friends? Notice how many times “self” is promoted. “Then said Jesus unto his disciples, ‘if any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me'” (Matthew 16:24). Check it out…
“Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them who cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which you have learned; and avoid them.” (Romans 16:17)
“If anyone teaches otherwise and does not consent to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which accords with godliness, he is proud, knowing nothing, but is obsessed with disputes and arguments over words, from which come envy, strife, reviling, evil suspicions, useless wranglings of men of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain. From such withdraw yourself.
Now godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.” (1 Timothy 6:3-7)
*Photo: This is a personally owned photograph of a personal computer screen.