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Long Island Medium (Theresa Caputo) works for Satan
Connecticut Catholic Corner ^ | May 29, 2013 | Julie

Posted on 05/30/2014 4:32:27 PM PDT by Coleus

Long Island Medium (Theresa Caputo) works for Satan

She’s charming, she’s whacky, and she’s got funny hair and crazy fingernails- she’s also working for the devil.

Sound harsh?  Good.

, Theresa Caputo,AKA “The Long Island Medium” seen weekly on the TLC cable channel, is the devil’s own Pied Piper leading people along the devil’s path.  Does she know it?  Probably not, but she should.

Caputo is a psychic- yes they do exist.  I am not talking about the “Miss Cleo” types who randomly make up anything to make a billion (yes, that’s right) dollars.  I am talking about the psychics who actually do see and hear things.  They exist.  The trouble is not that they see and hear things per say (many Saints had that gift), it’s who is behind what they see and hear and the fact that Caputo does not have the discernment to know its evil.

What do I mean by ‘evil’?  I mean anything that is against God’s Will is evil.  You might be a fan of Caputo’s who watches the shows and say to me: “She helps people by making them feel better!”   I bet a lot of pot smokers out there would tell you the same thing about pot – yet it would remain damaging to your lungs no matter how good it might make a person feel.

Associating with psychics is damaging to a person’s soul.   It jeopardizes a person’s salvation.  How?

First of all, what Caputo is teaching from her television show is heretical to Catholic teaching- to ALL Christian teaching. 

Reincarnation.

Sunday, May 26th, the “Long Island Medium” told her audience that she had lived past lives when she went into a ‘past life regression’ session to find out why she was ‘chosen’ to be a psychic.  Any Christian worth their salt will tell you the bible flat out refutes ‘reincarnation’ completely…

Hebrews 9:27  And just as it is appointed for men to die once, and after that comes judgment"

In another episode, Caputo told a woman her dead daughter’s soul was now “reborn” into the body of her newest grandchild.  Poppycock!

Reincarnation comes from Eastern religions like Buddhism- it is a heresy to ALL Christian groups, Catholic and Protestant alike.  A person is ONE soul and ONE body together.  A person dies when the soul separates from the body.  The Resurrection is about the soul reuniting with the body for eternity- in Heaven or Hell, at Judgment Day.

That is the basis of Christian belief in the Resurrection (yes, some Christians believe in ‘soul sleep’ but that is for another discussion).  The “Resurrection of the Body” is not about an animated corpse because the soul has now been placed into yet another body and another and another.  There is ONE soul for ONE body.  That’s it.  Period.

So what about Caputo’s “gift”?  Is she making it all up?  Is it a hoax?  Why is it wrong to hear what a psychic has to say if it makes you feel better?

It’s the devil’s path.  The spirit world exists; there is no doubt about it.  Christians know there is life after death- heaven or hell, are our final destinations, its one or the other for eternity (Matt. 25:46).  We know there are angels and demons.  We know there are people in Purgatory.  Some people can see them – numerous Saints have seen them and wrote about them – they are often called ‘ghosts’. 

St. Bernard, in his life of St. Malachy shares this case…

     This saint relates that one day he saw his sister, who had been dead for some time.  She was doing her purgatory in a cemetery.  On account of her vanity and the attention she had devoted to her hair and body, she had been sentenced to live in the very grave where she had been buried, and to witness the dissolution of her body.  The saint offered the Sacrifice of the Mass for her for thirty days; at the end of this period he saw his sister again.  This time she had been sentenced to complete her purgatory at the gate of the church, doubtless because of her irreverent demeanor in the holy place; perhaps she had distracted the faithful from the Sacred Mysteries in order to draw eyes and appreciation to herself.  She was exceedingly sad, wearing a mourning veil, and was in extreme anguish.  The saint offered the Sacrifice one more for thirty days, and she appeared to him for the last time in the sanctuary, with unruffled countenance, radiant in a white robe.  The Bishop knew by this sign that his sister had gained her deliverance.”  [Source:  “The End of the Present World”, written by Father Charles Arminjon.  Page 153]

Even Jesus Christ was mistaken for a ghost, not once but twice in scripture.

Matt. 14:26 “When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear.”
Luke 24:39 “Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself! Touch me and see; a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have.”

Here in Luke 24, Jesus clarifies that ghosts do not have bodies, they are spirit only.  He tells them He still has his body.  The body and soul are RESURRECTED together.  This is as it will be for all of us.  ONE body and ONE soul.

What psychics are doing is allowing (encouraging) their “spirit guides” (as Caputo and others call them) to show them things and let them hear things.  These “spirit guides” are demonic.  Guardian Angels from God would NOT direct people to believe in heresy, nor would they direct people to go against the Word of God in Scripture or against Church teaching.  The “angels” who do this are FALLEN angels- demons.  They WANT people to be deceived and to believe in the devils powers, this is how they win souls for hell.

The devil has power – for now.  And he uses it to deceive, trick and lead people away from God and the Truth of Christianity.  This is where Caputo is leading people astray.  She’s been deceived by the devil and her “spirit guide” to go AGAINST the Word of God.  She’s been deceived into believing she’s lived passed lives. The demons (AKA "spirit guides") are showing her these things and she’s fallen for their deception hook, line and sinker.  She actually thinks what the demons show her, are lives her soul has lived in the past- no such thing!  She’s been deceived and she is spreading that deception to others.  A quick look at her "Long Island Medium" Facebook page shows the horrid ripple effect of her deception spreading worldwide to ignorant people.  People pleading with her to please contact the dead for them.  It's retched.

I don’t doubt that Caputo and others like her actually believe what they are doing is ‘good’ and even helpful to people, but it’s not.  Her "well intentions" aren't really helping anyone, it's harming people.  It is jeopardizing the souls of thousands of people.  It is deceiving people from the Truth, into heresy and perhaps even into occult and demonic practices. How?  This stuff is addicting.  It’s like a drug. People go to one psychic then another, then another.  They begin to want to see what they can do, so they play with Tarot Cards or Spirit boards (Ouija board) and CALL “spirits” to them.  The spirits who answer are demonic.

The devil doesn’t show himself as gruesome with horns, hooves and forked tail – who would listen to or follow that?!  The devil appears as “an angel of light” according to the Bible.  This is how he tricks people.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15  Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)     
 13 “For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. 14 And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. 15 So it is not strange if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their end will correspond to their deeds.”

Now who does that sound like to you?

In the book “An Exorcist Tells His Story”, Father Gabriele Amorth, an exorcist priest in the Catholic Church tells about the power of the devil and exorcism’s he performed to release people from the power of the devil.  On pages 40 and 41, Father Amorth shares a story of a witness who calls himself “Erasmus of Bari” (as published in the magazine “Rinnovamento dello Spirito” in September 1987).  Erasmus of Bari tells how he was given gifts that he at first thought were from God- amazing gifts.

 The gift of [page 40 – direct quote] “clairvoyance, mind reading, medical diagnosing, reading of hearts and lives of people both living and dead, and other powers.  A few months later I received another faculty; the ability to take away pain merely by the imposition of hands.  I could eliminate or alleviate any sort of suffering…”  He goes on to say that he knew it was off because it wasn’t from God.  He wasn’t living a changed life for God.  He was “quick to anger, slow in pardoning, easily resentful, and given to take offense at nothing.”  Realizing he wasn’t being gifted by God with abilities, he knew the only other source was the devil himself.  His “gifts” were not divine from God to do ‘good’ but rather diabolical and from Satan!  He'd been deceived!  As soon as he was prayed over and asked God for help the “gifts” disappeared.

Now how many people would think the devil would “do good” by giving gifts to take away people’s suffering?  This is the deception!  This is what the Bible means when it says the devil APPEARS as an angel of light (2 Cor. 11:14).  It’s a deception and people need to be ALERT all the time.
Caputo probably honestly believes she is doing good (see her Facebook page) and that God gave her this “gift” – she is wrong just as “Erasmus of Bari” was wrong.

Don’t be deceived by psychics who themselves are deceived.  Some psychics are in it for the money (Miss Cleo), some for the fame (Sylvia Browne) and others like Caputo who seem to believe they are helping people, but what they are all doing is spreading deception and doing the devil's work.

Don’t be led down the devils path by anyone.  Trust in God.  Don’t go looking for answers from anywhere else.  God loves you, all of you, even the psychics and He wants you to reject the temptations of the devil and put all our trust in Him.  You don’t need to contact anyone dead.  You’re alive, live that life for God so that one day you will be resurrected, body and soul together for eternity in heaven.

Pray for Theresa Caputo, others like her and all who've fallen for the devil's trap.  Most of these people are GOOD people who have been deceived, don't hate on them, just love them, pray for them and TEACH them the Truth before it's too late.  And please, please, please DO NOT LET YOUR KIDS WATCH THIS STUFF!

God bless.

Julie

Catholic Catechism: #2115 God can reveal the future to his prophets or to other saints. Still, a sound Christian attitude consists in putting oneself confidently into the hands of Providence for whatever concerns the 305 future, and giving up all unhealthy curiosity about it. Improvidence, however, can constitute a lack of responsibility.

Catholic Catechism: #2116 All forms of divination are to be rejected: recourse to Satan or demons, conjuring up the dead or other practices falsely supposed to "unveil" the future.[48] Consulting horoscopes, astrology, palm reading, interpretation of omens and lots, the phenomena of clairvoyance, and recourse to mediums all conceal a desire for power over time, history, and, in the last analysis, other human beings, as well as a wish to conciliate hidden powers. They contradict the honor, respect, and loving fear that we owe to God alone.

Catholic Catechism: #2117 All practices of magic or sorcery, by which one attempts to tame occult powers, so as to place them at one's service and have a supernatural power over others - even if this were for the sake of restoring their health - are gravely contrary to the virtue of religion. These practices are even more to be condemned when accompanied by the intention of harming someone, or when they have recourse to the intervention of demons. Wearing charms is also reprehensible. Spiritism often implies divination or magical practices; the Church for her part warns the faithful against it. Recourse to so-called traditional cures does not justify either the invocation of evil powers or the exploitation of another's credulity.

Catholic Catechism: #1013    Death is the end of man’s earthly pilgrimage, of the time of grace and mercy which God offers him so as to work out his earthly life in keeping with the divine plan, and to decide his ultimate destiny. When “the single course of our earthly life” is completed,586 we shall not return to other earthly lives: “It is appointed for men to die once.”587 There is no “reincarnation” after death.


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I agree. I know many people who watch and follow this person, she recently appeared in NJ at the NJ PAC Center to a sold-out crowd and many of the participants were Catholics who wanted to talk to the dead, mostly their dead family members. They state that Theresa does not conjure up the dead, the dead come to her so the Catechism doesn't apply and they stated further that her priest was on her show. I can't verify that but I don't think any priest would be dumb enough to appear on her show.  If it is true then his bishop should be notified.

1 posted on 05/30/2014 4:32:27 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: Coleus

LOL! And she’s coming here to Reno in a couple of weeks. Uh, we AIN’T goin’.


2 posted on 05/30/2014 4:33:49 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: rktman

Uh, we AIN’T goin’. >>

I don’t blame ya.


3 posted on 05/30/2014 4:34:38 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: Coleus

It’s “per se” not “per say.”


4 posted on 05/30/2014 4:36:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Coleus

Yes, she works for me.


5 posted on 05/30/2014 4:36:39 PM PDT by satan (The tree of liberty is dying in the drought.)
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To: Coleus

She’s a con artist, A cold reader. She has so many videos on you tube of her fails. Look up opie and anthony about her.


6 posted on 05/30/2014 4:36:55 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Coleus

If Ms. Caputo were honest, her should would be called Long Island Extra Large not Long Island Medium.


7 posted on 05/30/2014 4:39:54 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: Coleus

8 posted on 05/30/2014 4:42:00 PM PDT by McGruff (What if I told you your leaders were lying to you?)
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To: Coleus

I have watched many episodes of that show with great interest. Yes, I believe she is seeing the ‘other side’, but I have recently been very much questioning who it is that she is really seeing? I am more and more leery of WHAT - not WHO - is providing the messages from the other side? I honestly believe people are being deceived. I also think she truly believes she is conveying messages from peoples ‘loved ones’. She is being used to deceive all who watch that show. Maybe I’m wrong, but I’m seriously beginning to believe I am right.


9 posted on 05/30/2014 4:42:51 PM PDT by sneakers
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To: Coleus

I remember that Sean Hornbeck’s family was so distraught, they visited a well know medium (whose last name is brown, IIRC), and she told them their son was dead, and his remains were near a body of water.

I think she’s just a flat out liar, but the Hornbeck’s were so desperate for answers, they believed her.


10 posted on 05/30/2014 4:44:37 PM PDT by sockmonkey (Of course I didn't read the article. After all, this is Free Republic.)
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To: Coleus

I can’t stand that show.

She’s a loud, obnoxious bitch to everyone around her.

I don’t understand why anyone watches.


11 posted on 05/30/2014 4:45:32 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: McGruff

Perfect!


12 posted on 05/30/2014 4:48:36 PM PDT by GizzyGirl
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To: Coleus

She’s a fraud. Takes advantage of hurting people.

She’s probably not on Satan’s payroll, though.


13 posted on 05/30/2014 4:48:54 PM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: satan

Is your medium well?


14 posted on 05/30/2014 4:49:34 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Coleus

“many of the participants were Catholics”. So, you took a poll of their religions affiliation? I heard many were Southern Fried Baptist.


15 posted on 05/30/2014 4:49:59 PM PDT by heights
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To: longfellow

Nobody can speak to the dead, but if we accept that it’s possible, the question of her fails arises.

If there are mistakes and misses, how are those possible? What’s the source of that very wrong information?


16 posted on 05/30/2014 4:51:54 PM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: sockmonkey

A friend of mine once had a phone contact with that Sylvia Brown. My friends son shot himself according to the police and coroner. My friend had never liked his wife and was very hostile to her and apparently this came across to Brown because she told my friend the wife had murdered him.
Till the day she died, my friend was never at peace with her son’s death.

I believe that Brown is just a fake but the L.I. Medium worries me. I too, believe she works for Satan. She could have the lost souls of many on her hands and she will answer for it at the judgement. Ignorance is no excuse. If she read the bible she would know what she is doing is wrong and so sinful. We need to pray for her to stop this.


17 posted on 05/30/2014 4:54:04 PM PDT by ruesrose (The Anchor Holds)
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To: Ted Grant

She will throw out names until someone says Oh yeah that’s for me. It’s the same with psychics with cops. The body is near water.


18 posted on 05/30/2014 4:56:07 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Coleus

Great Article . Thanks


19 posted on 05/30/2014 4:58:52 PM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: satan

8D


20 posted on 05/30/2014 4:58:55 PM PDT by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: Coleus; All
I had an experience with a "Medium." I posted in my profile. I think it is very important so I will bring it over here.

1 John 4

On Denying the Incarnation

4 "Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3 but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming and even now is already in the world. "

Now a true example of 1John4 in action.

I have told this true experience before but this should never be taken lightly. My friends wife is into tarot reading. On the way to helping him move from an upstate rental house she was playing with the tarot cards. I prayed before hand about going because I knowing of her " new age" practices. While she was in the back of the car she decides to read me. My eyes are turned up. I declare do not read me. Please! She decides no I am already doing it. Well! I plead the blood of Christ over her. " I cover the Blood of Christ to make it null and void. " I did it loud but firm.

As I am doing this a car is out of control from the ramp on the NY state Thruway coming right towards us. It goes on the grass then comes toward us. I am calm because of my prayers that morning. The Holy Spirit has me boldly speaking the blood of Christ over the car. It straightens out into the lane finally after swerving.

My friend’s wife is also into spellcasting. So later under the Holy Spirit 's leading I had to confront her at the house.

He thought it was harmless until I told him she can not repeat the Apostle’s Creed. I challenged her and she could not repeat it. She could not say the long form Nicene creed or just directly that Divinity became man (1 John4). She says there are many Gods like from an unseen force. She had contortions.

He flipped his wig. I gave him a exorcism St Benedict cloth. She falls down when he takes it out of his wallet. I am not kidding. We are definitely leading and racing to the end.

Just remember we are in some weird unholy times. Pray more and more for others and guidance. Beware. Do deep beautiful heart felt contrition prayers before you even step out the door. I really believe I would of been dead on the NY state thruway without God's Daily Guidance.

21 posted on 05/30/2014 5:09:48 PM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: Coleus

“Caputo is a psychic” No, she really isn’t. She’s a con artist that uses information gathering web-sites and on-line social media web-sites. And on the cases headed for television, probably the help of private detectives. My father dealt with scum like her when he was a Detective in the NYPD.


22 posted on 05/30/2014 5:12:01 PM PDT by heights
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To: Coleus
Jesus's direct teaching on what happened after death to a beggar and a rich man:

"But Abraham said, ‘Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony. 26 And besides all this, between us and you there is a great chasm fixed, so that those who wish to come over from here to you will not be able, and that none may cross over from there to us.’ 27 And he said, ‘Then I beg you, father, that you send him to my father’s house— 28 for I have five brothers—in order that he may warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.’ 29 But Abraham *said, ‘They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.’ 30 But he said, ‘No, father Abraham, but if someone goes to them from the dead, they will repent!’ 31 But he said to him, ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.’”

23 posted on 05/30/2014 6:12:37 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: satan

Yes, she works for me. >>>

LOL, she sure does!! and is doing a great job at that!!!


24 posted on 05/30/2014 6:17:38 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: sockmonkey

That’s a standard cold read. 90+% of the US population lives “near a body of water.” By the very nature of population patterns very few communities are far from a coast, a river, or a lake.


25 posted on 05/30/2014 6:18:39 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: heights

She’s a con artist that uses information gathering web-sites and on-line social media web-sites. And on the cases headed for television, probably the help of private detectives. My father dealt with scum like her when he was a Detective in the NYPD. >>>

Yep, just like John Edward
http://johnedward.net/
sad thing is that his father was also a cop and fostered his evilness.


26 posted on 05/30/2014 6:24:24 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: longfellow

I saw a video of her on some TV show, before a large studio audience. She said, “Someone here has lost a spouse...maybe a sister.”

She really went out on a limb with that one. /S


27 posted on 05/30/2014 6:32:27 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: johngrace

That’s an amazing testimony. Praise God, and I hope she is delivered.


28 posted on 05/30/2014 6:34:19 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: longfellow
There's a sucker born every minute.
People believe in her because they are stupid.
29 posted on 05/30/2014 6:34:28 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Coleus

I hope Mr. Caputo will be amenable to where she will (probably) be spending eternity.


30 posted on 05/30/2014 6:35:08 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: CatherineofAragon
I saw a video of her on some TV show, before a large studio audience. She said, “Someone here has lost a spouse...maybe a sister.”

She really went out on a limb with that one. /S

Geez. It really IS true: There's a sucker born every minute.

31 posted on 05/30/2014 6:37:42 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: cloudmountain
"Geez. It really IS true: There's a sucker born every minute."

It really is true. Caputo is laughing all the way to the bank.

32 posted on 05/30/2014 6:43:09 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: CatherineofAragon
It really is true. Caputo is laughing all the way to the bank.

Well, I hope she enjoys here "filthy lucre" while she can.

The treasures of HEAVEN are what we seek, nothing else.

33 posted on 05/30/2014 6:48:42 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Coleus; Alex Murphy; bkaycee; blue-duncan; boatbums; caww; count-your-change; CynicalBear; ...
Erasmus of Bari tells how he was given gifts that he at first thought were from God- amazing gifts.

The gift of [page 40 – direct quote] “clairvoyance, mind reading, medical diagnosing, reading of hearts and lives of people both living and dead, and other powers. A few months later I received another faculty; the ability to take away pain merely by the imposition of hands. I could eliminate or alleviate any sort of suffering…” He goes on to say that he knew it was off because it wasn’t from God. He wasn’t living a changed life for God. He was “quick to anger, slow in pardoning, easily resentful, and given to take offense at nothing.” Realizing he wasn’t being gifted by God with abilities, he knew the only other source was the devil himself. His “gifts” were not divine from God to do ‘good’ but rather diabolical and from Satan! He'd been deceived! As soon as he was prayed over and asked God for help the “gifts” disappeared.

That is VERY interesting, especially in light of all the *miracles* we see from televangelists.

I know of many Christians who think that all healing is from God because the devil couldn't heal. There is a denial in Christianity today that the enemy is capable of any good and that *If it's good, it's from God, and if it's bad, it's not* but that just does not square with Scripture.

I think one of Satan's best ploys has been to convince the church that all miracles validate the preacher as being from God, but one look at the lifestyles of people like Benny Hinn, and you know that can't be true.

34 posted on 05/30/2014 7:05:36 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Coleus

I stopped after reading “per say.”

That is the basic ploy of using five dollar words to try to make yourself seem smart.

Except it’s spelled incorrectly. And that’s a killer.


36 posted on 05/30/2014 7:26:10 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: CatherineofAragon
saw a video of her on some TV show, before a large studio audience. She said, “Someone here has lost a spouse...maybe a sister.”

Was she in the Ozarks?

37 posted on 05/30/2014 7:42:32 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy
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To: Coleus
“She helps people by making them feel better!”

More people would rather be praised into Hell;
than be rebuked into Heaven.

38 posted on 05/30/2014 8:18:58 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Coleus
...the dead come to her....

Catholics pray to dead folks all the time!

It makes THEM feel good; too!

39 posted on 05/30/2014 8:20:00 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: sneakers
...who it is that she is really seeing?



40 posted on 05/30/2014 8:22:12 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: satan
Satan: Yes, she works for me.

The Obamacare costs must hurt like hell. I admire you business owners who put up with that torture.

41 posted on 05/30/2014 8:25:30 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Vermont Lt

I am going to turn off my closed captioning.

Better not to understand ANYTHING, than be subjected to pore spelin’!


42 posted on 05/30/2014 8:25:55 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: metmom
...”one of Satan's best ploys has been to convince the church that all miracles validate the preacher as being from God, but one look at the lifestyles of people like Benny Hinn, and you know that can't be true”....

With this form of preaching/teaching today it does appeal to the masses because they are already primed to respond to “sensationalism” via every form of communication and visual stimulation that is out there.....whatever appeals to the emotions and moves them, good bad or somewhere in between.

The idea is “feeling” based....”Signs and wonders” and anything to “touch” the spiritually dead and entice them to “another way” of spirituality rather than through Christ Alone.

Unfortunately many churches are feeding this stuff to Christians who are unfamiliar with Gods word and “eat at the table” of whatever Pastor is preaching that tickles their ears..... They rarely “dine” one on one with Jesus exclusively and intimately....or even dare to consider He'd welcome that.

43 posted on 05/30/2014 9:16:53 PM PDT by caww
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To: McGruff
She reminds me of the Tammy Baker types...nails, pounds of makeup, hairdos out of style, and wackiness that is never ending.


44 posted on 05/30/2014 9:22:52 PM PDT by caww
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To: Coleus
People as this fraud know exactly that they are deceiving people...few if any like her really believe in what they are doing and often share the tricks of their trade with one another.... They are in it for the notoriety, the money and to “hook” others to follow them. This keeps the cash going into her purse.

She is a paid fraudster like a hundred others out there like her....and the many who preceded her. She's the “flavor” of the moment is all.

45 posted on 05/30/2014 9:30:46 PM PDT by caww
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To: heights
I agree.....and the Internet is full of these charlatans all seeking the bucks BECAUSE society is so willingly gullible today. Most everyone today wants to find "something" outside of themselves, something bigger or better. Instead of turning to the God of the Bible, which to them is old and boring, they turn to the latest craze, from New Age Spirituality, False religions, and all which might make their seemingly small insignificant world larger.

I agree they are scum...and any who put even a bit of thought into what they are professing have fallen for the oldest lie of all times....and it never changes.

46 posted on 05/30/2014 9:39:38 PM PDT by caww
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To: sneakers
Caputo's claims have been deemed fictitious by multiple sources, ranging from persons such as magician James Randi, print publications such as Wired, and television news programs like Inside Edition.

Both Caputo and TLC have been criticized for profiting from what some consider a "charlatan" whose claims are "not true."

It's Showbiz and that's all it is...and she's laughing all the way to the bank......In 2012, the James Randi Educational Foundation awarded Caputo a Pigasus Award for being the "psychic" performer who fooled the greatest number of people with the least effort in the preceding year.


47 posted on 05/30/2014 9:57:43 PM PDT by caww
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To: CatherineofAragon
Amen. Sister.

Remember how important our creeds are in life. It is a confirmation of true faith. She stumbled on born of the Virgin Mary. She could not declare it in the personal pronoun for herself. Very important to know about. She declared "There are many gods"instead of born of the Virgin Mary. One of the most positive declarations I ever witnessed for 1 John 4. It was awesome and scary at the same time. Peace in Christ

48 posted on 05/30/2014 10:30:42 PM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: caww

Scripture is not complimentary about those who seek after signs.

Jesus condemned the Jews for it and said that it’s an evil and adulterous generation which seeks after signs. That’s quite a condemnation. And He didn’t specify that it was HIS generation. Just *A* generation.


49 posted on 05/30/2014 11:54:24 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: metmom

....”Scripture is not complimentary about those who seek after signs”....

Well that’s putting it softly Metmom, I’m afraid I wouldn’t have said that so kindly. Of course you picked it up in your next paragraph ;)

I do think ‘this’ generation is in a whole heap of trouble....deception is ruling many and easily accepted where only a few years ago it would not have been so easily taken in. Most are so easily swayed because they have no foundation of faith except in that which is ‘in’ the world.

It’s written ....False Christs and false Prophets will arise and perform ‘great’ signs and wonders, so as to lead astray,.... if possible, even the elect.

We see much of that today. And we know the Anti-Christ will do likewise. So what we see today in this generation is the “softening-up of the masses” for the ultimate deception.


50 posted on 05/31/2014 12:25:56 AM PDT by caww
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