We should expect that, and we should also expect the fanboys to go around and threaten anyone who dares tell the truth. Where is this group helping with that? Change ), Julie Anne can be reached at: JA@SpiritualSoundingBoard.com, Kathi can be reached at: Kathi@SpiritualSoundingBoard.com. This one from yesterday, with hard evidence. And if JESUS came to set the captives free, why then, does the so called complementarianism mandates, chain women into unbiblical submission serving a godless system of legalistic rules and regulations that JESUS never spoke of? Ravi Zacharias is on his deathbed [editor note: this post was written two days before Ravi Zacharias’ death], but his lies continue to surface. Colossians 1:15 “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. She spoke of losing a daughter, slightly over the age of one, to a condition of water on the brain. Photo Credit: Screenshot Ben Shapiro Show/YouTube. It's a Wonderful Life. I don’t doubt some of the accusations of overselling, and seem to recall the need for an apology regarding some of those past claims and the issue of sexting, but this accusation seems a desperate fuss about nothing. Katy – Would you [KAS] be so kind as in referencing those Scriptures from the original writ as to the subject “god has brought a life to an early end – who knows, perhaps to save them rather than lose them where sinning was gaining the upper hand.”. “He has to put it right” – exactly how do we “put our sins right” before God? Pulpit & Pen is here to help you. Online, they can go and learn even more about it and be involved. She got some things right. P.S. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Exactly. article From This Month. Remove the wicked man from among yourselves.” 1 Corinthians 5, “Behold, if it is true and the thing certain that this detestable thing has been done in Israel, then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil deed to your gates, that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them to death.” Deuteronomy 17 Let God take care of his failures. There is no need for the Christian to be “put right” with God. Sometimes we can’t see the tree through the forest. KAS “but rather the genuine Christian cannot be happy when he sins, he has to put it right before God sooner or later.”. I would also include knee-jerk defences of him as well. If you have any information about Ravi’s behavior at the Touch of Eden and Jivan spas, please reach out (confidentially) to talkback@pulpitandpen.org. If a person is a greedy, arrogant, slanderer, like I was when I was part of NAPARC, they can live their whole lives without coming face to face with that truth, because those things are pretty much praised, as long as they are coupled with the right dose of charity, false humility and pretended concern. “World is Predicated on Lies”! As a parent, I get this. It used to amuse me how much she rankled some of the American evangelical establishment, usually male. Hogwash! As I have been on this earth a long time and have learned a thing or two, we need to focus on the good things rather that the bad things. I agree that they aren’t responsible for his choices, or his misdeeds. If God describes himself using female names and traits in the Bible, then how exactly are we “chang[ing] it to fit in with our confused culture and its increasing paganism.” In fact, I believe when we REFUSE to understand God according to the entire breadth of scripture, we are buying into a chauvinistic and authoritarian culture. I’m not saying Christians should not call out other self professing (living) Christians who are running around treating people poorly, or teaching wrong and bad things…. That ought to take priority over everything else at least for a while. Feb 4, 2014 - Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The first is the Lord’s supper in 1 Cor: “Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of [profaning] the body and blood of the Lord. Do we do enough “good” to outweigh the “evil”? Was Isaiah a Christian? More directly in keeping with the initial topic, I was impressed by the following critique of Zacharias by John Stackhouse, although maybe it could at least have waited until after the funeral. I don’t doubt my father’s faith, even though I’m guessing he was never convicted of his treatment of his children. I appreciate that might not be an easy thing to do, quite the contrary, but in this sense it might be merciful and allow her to move on. Even when they’ve died. Why are you so afraid to admit that God uses feminine imagery to describe his characteristics? “And for anyone who is thinking ‘get over it already!’ No. Once someone is inside the family, “Sin” is definitely not fitting for someone in the family, but there is no fear of being kicked out of the family because of it. Ravi Zacharias’ spa even encouraged its customers to take part in the pagan religious practice of Yoga. Saved from youtube.com. I appreciate all the work and fact checking you did in pursuing the truth about Ravi. I’m looking and can’t find any of that here, anywhere on this website. ( Log Out /  His outlook was grim. https://spiritualsoundingboard.com/2019/06/24/as-a-new-christian-and-missionary-alliance-minister-ravi-zacharias-pressured-his-brothers-16-yr-old-girlfriend-to-have-illegal-abortion/. ~ja. This site serves as a way for people to vent their frustration with the way Christian culture has been enamored sometime with the celebrity pastor/speaker. Here’s the way I see it. If it it true I really can’t see any justification for it even if the allegations against Zacharias are all true. It's a Wonderful Life. Thanks for mentioning other articles/authors also and Truth Seekers. As regarding sin in the believer, no-one is arguing for post-conversion sinless perfection, but rather the genuine Christian cannot be happy when he sins, he has to put it right before God sooner or later. It’s really depressing to see so much effort steered away from learning and personal growth to criticism and bickering. Being God over all and blessed for ever, he reserves the right to end our lives prematurely if we give ourselves over to sin again, he is not ‘tolerant’. What could be worst than that? ( Log Out /  I find it amazingly odd, how the complementarian “leadership” within many a conservative and liberal 501c. God is the judge not us. Do we do enough “good” to outweigh the “evil”? People are the church, not the buildings and pastors are “sheeple” like everyone else. But those who are outside, God judges. – how can you claim the real reason for someone ceasing to believe without “imputing views”? And do you also “question the timing” of Lori Anne’s anguish, as expressed in the above tweet? He surely didn’t need the money. I’m aware that it isn’t considered polite in some circles to speak ill of the dead, but there’s no question Ravi Zacharias’ legacy is complicated at best. Getting one’s self and family out of a spiritually abusive belief-system (and all spiritually abusive belief systems are immoral themselves) requires intellect. That is pretty common among conservative Christians (and I’m no liberal). But the bigger deal seems to be that there is a Victim, an actual person who is at the culmination of all of his lies. The sin continues further. In Colossians, Paul uses the same language – all things have been created through him. Ravi Zacharias, If you’re a frequent listener of Let My People Think or friend of the ministry, you may know that RZIM’s Founder, the late Ravi Zacharias passed away earlier this year. In the light of Jesus Christ, I am educated and experienced in religious as well as humanistic abuse regarding all things “comp.” And when slavery was abolished and women were allowed the “right to vote,” from the noel of my rock field, I can almost hear the cries of those abusive comp men of recent and past times crying out to the lord of sheol, “oh no lord (the sons of satan), please don’t let our slaves go, for that means we have to get our own hands dirty and calloused…….and actually sweat by the labor of the plow.”. “Behold, I will throw her on a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her I will throw into great tribulation, unless they repent of her doings; and I will strike her children dead“. He has been conferred ten honorary doctorates, including a Doctor of Laws and a Doctor of Sacred Theology. *Please note that the preceding is my personal opinion. !” “Why not, I’m not claiming it as a universal truth, but it’s my real world experience.”. He says the students had requested that Ravi do a sermon, and that this was an unusual honor for a student. As well, I have never heard or read anyone question him about it. From everlasting I was established, From the beginning, from the earliest times of the earth. He did this by — very conveniently and strategically — pleading that he was under the NDA. Ravi Zacharias was revered in life by millions because in public, he showed the light of life to all who would listen. Blue Collar Comedy Star Jeff Foxworthy. Light cannot fellowship with darkness. See more ideas about apologetics, ravi zacharias, christian apologetics. The Bible tells us we are born broken into a broken world. Thank you one and all, one great comment conversation. Unusually high amount of cash floating around Please verify this god to me in the NT, KAS, for I am not understanding the Way of Jesus Christ in your statement. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube… The Glory of God: For This We Were Made, Part 2 Well, probably because their churches are full of greedy, arrogant slanderers! The elders proudly got up and declared him kicked out of the church for his “sin”. The “great honor” of preaching was reserved for the OBC president. ... A friend referred me to the YouTube video linked to this blog. Ravi recently had an online affair with a married Canadian woman. All his life, Ravi Zacharias preached that Hinduism was a path to hell, yet decided to profit from offering Hindu “Ayurveda” and “Yoga” services at his spa. Every now and again, I debate whether you haven’t actually read your Bible, or whether you willfully refuse to hear. Uncleanness and wickedness are treated nearly synonymously in the Old Testament. Instead, along with another student, he gave one of the “usual” testimonies. He reminded me of a former school friend who died not so very long ago who spent his life in a fantasy world of pretending to be someone he was not: “I just wonder if this phenomenon is being replicated in the life of Ravi. There are a few other passages that reflect a similar line of thought. Put that in your PR pipe. Yet, through its Twitter account, Jivan Wellness advertised an “Ancient Ayurvedic Therapeutic Beauty Secret For Winter Care” for $120. Seriously……..would love to admit that “I don’t get it……in willful ignorance,” but having been married to a “complementarian” m’an for over thirty years of my earthly, I cannot lie and say that I am ignorant. But RHE was not incorrect about everything. Raised to Run: Jacob, Part 2 Ravi Zacharias, . Proverbs 7:4 “Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” And call understanding your intimate friend” Should Christians practice Yoga? I can only plead for forgiveness and trust that Jesus will make it right on my behalf. These are verbatim words of Jesus himself addressed to the churches, having some parallel with the Corinthian passage. But that was 15+ years after I was saved. To my mind she made a strategic error in both timing and lack of sympathy for the loss suffered by the family, and perhaps should have gone to them privately. After posting it I spoke to a professor, Roy Matheson, who was there. Personally, I have never been comfortable with any one taking pot shots against any one after they are dead, These cookies do not store any personal information. “Do you not judge those who are within the church? The double standard is very much evident in accusing a woman of apostasy ad excusing a sexual predator and liar because of his gender. That’s certainly been my experience of those who cease to believe: the real reason has always be moral (or rather immorality to be more accurate) rather than intellectual. That’s the gist of a story Ravi Zacharias told recently about his experience discussing atheistic evolution with a scientist. Feb 12, 2015 - YouTube Ravi Zacharias - Warning: Yoga & Meditation. Christ, much less an effeminate one, would be a distorted image’. Warning: This article contains graphic descriptions about sexual activity. What is intriguing is that Jesus spent much of his ministry opposing men who weaponized religiosity for personal gain. Mark – So, on the other hand, you are saying that an LGBT person cannot be saved. This is REALITY. You’re posting on a blog of people, many of whom have left churches or the faith because of spiritual abuse with a claim like that? With her there was criticism of the response of some to her untimely death (a willingness to assign her eternal destiny), notwithstanding by her own testimony she was well on her way to apostasy and teaching others to follow in the same path. … Then I was beside Him, as a master workman; And I was daily His delight, Rejoicing always before Him, Rejoicing in the world, His earth, And having my delight in the sons of men.” Moody Radio, one of the largest Christian radio networks in the U.S., is among several radio organizations dropping Ravi Zacharias broadcasts from its lineup after Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) confirmed many of the allegations of “sexual misconduct” made … More information Find this Pin and more on Ravi Zacharias Changing the Game by Extraordinary People . Yet, given all this “unrighteousness” in the woman’s actions and demeanor, what is Jesus’s response? If you didn’t already know the issue about the NDA you wouldn’t be much the wiser after viewing the clip. “It was a great honor,” he wrote. Multiple lies with no clear responses. Be interesting to see if a lot of these movements don’t have their foundations in Mormonism, researching! I do not and cannot know how genuine Zacharias’ repentance was. Etiquette and Manners. He also had a very inappropriate and power-over relationship with a vulnerable woman, who was not his spouse. Thanks for your patience, KAS, and your kind words. I hope this will be a fair answer to a fair question. I know Ravi Z. did some bad stuff, which I will not defend, but he is dead now and cannot harm any one ever again. ‘For God reveals himself in male terms. Self aggrandisement for his own personal gain (money, popularity, whatever). I sometimes had some sympathy for her critique, and was wary of simply believing the worst. F1 101-250 Front Street, West Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G5, Canada (416) 385-9199 info@rzim.ca. The massage business can be a questionable one, especially for a professional minister who makes a practice not to be left alone with women. Knew this, but to have someone say it: Mark Levin interview with Jaco Booyens on “8 Days Documentary” that Pastors/Churches are involved in child trafficking, child slavery and child prostitution. : And Answers To Over 100 Other Tough Questions Of Faith by Ravi Zacharias at Indigo.ca, Canada's largest bookstore. This should have raised a red flag to Hunt and any other onlookers but it apparently it did not. To underscore this: “For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon!’ The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Behold, a gluttonous man and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.”” (Matt 11:18-19). Do we strive to not do it again?”! Good News Bad News. An androgynous And KAS, do you not have that Heavenly God Given gift of love, compassion, and empathy, towards those sheep (born again believers), with whom are hurting, struggling, beling treated as slaves in this modern world, and used and abused…….to build up m’an’s systems…..rather than pointing people to an eternal Savior? I certainly think it will make it nearly impossible to convince those who might need to reconsider his ministry to do so. He surely didn’t need the money. When you exclude the gospel from a class of people based on their deeds, you are first saying that YOUR deeds aren’t bad enough to deserve grace, and then you are saying that their deeds are. I didn’t think she was wise saying she wasn’t ‘doing this to become well-known’ whilst using the very public platform of the internet. I have a feeling you had written that post months ago, The key word is reveal, God has revealed himself as Father, incarnate in the Son, and even if you think this is metaphorical as God is spirit, we are not free to change this without leaving God’s revelation behind – as indeed those who do often do leave the faith for a ‘different religion’. Evans’ error was to believe you could be right with God and simultaneously carry on with such a lifestyle, to affirm it. These women are not willing to come forward publicly and be named, perhaps out of fear or embarrassment, but, according to Baughman, these women claim that Ravi Zacharias sexually molested the help at his spa. Egalitarianism, coupled with feminism, lead to sexual and gender confusion and idolatry (including occultism), a drift from and rejection of the bible, the acceptance of LGBT as legitimate, and an intolerance of those who disagree. “Out of our wounds flow compassion, understanding, & grace.” Really? Tom, he’ll certainly have more time to play his banjo. A 2-second YouTube video clip of Ravi Zacharias (2019); used in accordance with the U.S. Fair Use Act LTRJ Note: The following news story is posted for informational and research purposes and is going to be difficult for some to read. Something wicked is amiss. More information Ravi Zacharias Q & A: The Importance of Apologetics - YouTube Benjamin Ady @tripleoxymoron: @tweetbriteradio Ravi Zacharias died an unrepentant sexual predator who vastly harmed too many women, for decades. If you had been following trends in society and the institutional church, for example in the Church of England (which you won’t have but it’s more on my doorstep) you would see more of what I am getting at with the mother God concept. http://www.saddleback.com/ — Let’s face it — having faith in God raises a lot of questions. (It does not mean all illness and death are the result of sin being judged by the Lord, wisdom is needed here.). Christianity Today allowed Zacharias to tell his side of the story, when Lori Anne (because of the NDA) couldn’t do the same. Neither adulation nor attacking seem very fitting to me. If you’re going to throw around Bible verses, ya better be throwing them around appropriately. May I ask which CT article you have in mind, just for clarity? It’s possible there is a cultural British thing going on here. Initially, we tried to correct the behavior, but we realized it was part of a bigger problem, so we mostly tried not to confront her in ways that would lead her to lie, but if she did lie, we would often back up and rephrase it in a “you did this” way, not a “did you do this” way. Ravi Zacharias Sermons from YouTube The Problem of Suffering and the Goodness of God – Ravi Zacharias at Johns Hopkins The Problem with Pleasure–Dr.Ravi Zacharias … Popovich goes off on 'deranged' Trump after riot. No. At least some wrongs can be put right by allowing Lori Anne tell her story, and respond to Ravi’s assassination of her character. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. It’s truly amazing how a person’s presuppositions, lack of understanding and complete negativity toward Calvinism can so blind reasoning. I’m on my way to therapy — again. Hiding Ravi’s sins (crimes?) Is she still bound by NDA in Ravi’s death? Ravi Zacharias International Ministries is a Christian ministry founded and headed by Ravi Zacharias. Prov 1:20-23 (and following) “Wisdom shouts in the street, She lifts her voice in the square; At the head of the noisy streets she cries out; At the entrance of the gates in the city she utters her sayings: “How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? That’s bass-ackward as they say here. This is not sprinkle or immerse or how you do communion or what kind of music, but affirming what God has clearly revealed he detests, and therefore issues regarding salvation itself. The last staged sermonette I heard within the local baptist c’hurch, before I bolted out the doors in record speed (perhaps my legs are Olympic bound :)), covered the topic of “the jezebel spirit,” performed amazingly by an assembly of god ordained p’astor m’an, complete with the “haughty eyes, a lying tongue, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush to evil, a false witness that pours out lies, and a person that stirs up conflict within the community.” I do not recall this complimentary p’astor m’an “shedding innocent blood” per the scriptures.”, As I watched this wolf’s performance, the above precepts from Proverbs 6:16-19 were revealed to my mind through what I believe to be the power of GOD, His Holy Spirit. 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