Evangelicals that promote the mystical communion

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Evangelicals that promote the mystical power of communion

Lets begin with a so called General in the NAR of Chuck Pierce (who replaced Peter Wagner). Ana Mendez Ferrel teaches,

“He told His disciples that the bread was His body broken for their sins, and the wine was His blood, sealing the covenant of forgiveness. Even more important, He said His body was real food and His blood was real drink. If our spirits don't take in their needed food and drink, is it any wonder we are weak?”

So then the covenant was sealed before Jesus went to the cross? Why does anyone listen to this kind of nonsense that is clearly some kind of new revelation that leans toward Catholic teaching.

She claims we need to understand the Jewish feast of the Passover - does she? No one was healed by participating in the feast, it was a shadow of Christ, the genuine light who redeemed us with his own blood by his crucifixion.

She claims to have “ learned to live her life in Jesus and to keep strong in the spirit through daily taking of the Lord's Supper .” She emphatically states “ We must understand this because it is Communion that lets us partake of all that Jesus did for us. We must learn that when we take Communion in our spirits, the blood of Jesus is literally invading us and filling us with Him ." Which is found in her book “Eat My Flesh and Drink My Blood.”

This is Christian mysticism as confirmed by her stating, “ Communion is a link that unites heaven to earth, opening the door of the supernatural. Communion is the means by which the Lord imparts His nature and His power into our spirits. As we drink in His blood, the light of His life fills our veins. As we allow the blood of the Messiah to fill our spirits with light, we are creating the same connection with the supernatural that occurred when Y'shua (Jesus) was raised from the dead .”

Actually that eternal life was given to us by the Holy Spirit, but if you do not have the Holy Spirit in you then you will look for life elsewhere. The bible speaks of the light as the Word we are to walk by. And what she is teaching is not found in the bible at all, she is forcing her words to be a an interpretation.

Joseph Prince is another promoter of this memorial being a supernatural transference. At the cross, God also took all our sicknesses and diseases and put them on Jesus’ originally perfect and healthy body, so that we can walk in divine health. That is why the Bible says by His stripes, we are healed (Isaiah 53:5, 1 Peter 2:24).

In Luke 22:20, Jesus tells us that the cup is the “new covenant in My blood,” and the apostle Paul tells us that the blood of Jesus brings forgiveness of sins (Colossians 1:14, Ephesians 1:7).

Prince says, “ Today, when we partake of the bread, we are declaring that Jesus’ health and divine life flows in our mortal bodies.”

Is that what it says in Scripture? Of course not.

Paul in the bible says the opposite 1 Cor 11:26 “For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death till He comes.” It is about Jesus being crucified not about us having health in the manner he portrays.

To show his ignorance on the Jewish Passover he states, “ Because it is not a ritual, there is no prescribed bread or special drink required. In the Last Supper, Jesus used whatever He had at the table—bread commonly eaten at supper, and whatever they were drinking .”

The Bible says it must be unleaven bread or Jesus would have broken the law, (it is prescribed) it also says it was wine, Prince ignores the scripture, both the words and its context.

Prince tells people to pray “Thank You, Father, for the gift of Your Son. By the stripes that fell on His back, my body is healed from the crown of my head to the very soles of my feet. Every cell, every organ, every function of my body is healed, restored, and renewed. In Jesus’ name, I believe and I receive. [Eat the bread].”

When you take the cup “… Today, I celebrate and partake of the inheritance of the righteous, which is preservation, healing, wholeness and provision. Thank You Lord Jesus, for loving me. Amen. [Drink the wine.]

Then why were the apostles suffering? Or did they not have the bread and wine to take?

These teachers are making this memorial (like baptism) into something with far greater power than the Scripture attributes to it.

The Meal That Heals: Enjoying Intimate, Daily Communion with God By: Perry Stone

Perry Stone corrects Christians/churches that claim saved means having your sins forgiven when “ God’s word, however , makes no theological distinction between the sin sickness of the spirit and the sickness of the body…”

Taking out of context the statement from Ps. 103:3 that God forgives all our iniquities and heals all our diseases ( which is speaking of Him being the source of all healing ) “God’s will is for believers to be made whole and walk in wholeness and blessing during their lifetimes.” (p.4)

While I can agree with Stone God continues to heal people today, it is not a promise for all to be physically healed as we are to be healed from our sins in the New Covenant. The simple reason is that if it were this, EVERYONE who is forgiven would be at the same time healed of any sickness, including the sniffles. Any handicap would be gone and none of us would die because that is what sin brings to the physical body.

Stone who has a fairly good grasp on Old Testament feasts has often mixed prophecy with his errors of interpretation, one must have their discernment working when listening to him. On this matter he is completely wrong.

The healing power of communion is deduced because one can be judged for not taking introspectively. They say the opposite is true. If you take it correctly, it heals you. This is a Roman Catholic influence coming into the evangelical church. Nowhere does the Bible say this explicitly or implicitly.

Paula White yoked herself with Perry Stone and they discussed how there is healing and wholeness to be found in it as if it is the blood of Christ itself. Of course they have something to sell. For $39.00 you too can receive a communion set which they claim will physically heal you when you partake of it.

" I want to get you this Communion set...If you call the number on the screen right now I will rush to you this beautiful sterling silver Communion set...Just $39.00 and you will get the Communion set and you will get my book, Restoration along with an audio teaching so you can see God's promises come to pass in your life. " (Paula White, "Paula White Show," March 11, 2005)

What of the covenant of grace? Now you must do this work that is not required as they teach to have God’s promises to pass in your life.

Paula White: " I believe that as you take communion that there is protection through that blood. Then the bible declares that the blood not only saves us, not only protects us, but it also provides for us. You said there's a couple that we know very dear that had a financial need ."

Perry Stone: "Yes!"

Paula White: "And there father, a great pastor, pastor Scott told them God gave him a revelation ."

Perry Stone: "Yes."

Paula White: "To take communion once a day."

Perry Stone: " He said, 'Take it everyday and as you're praying thank God for blessing you financially. Thank Him that that's part of the provision. They needed $50,000 and they got an amazing, remarkable $50,000 miracle, this couple did! "

Paula White:..." Call that toll free number! We want you to get the 'Meal That Heals!'"
(Paula White and Perry Stone,
" (Paula White Show," October 9, 2004)

Paula White: " When you take communion arthritis has to leave. Diabetes has to leave! Lung disease has to leave! Every incurable disease has to leave!" (Paula White and Perry Stone, "Paula White Show," March 15, 2005)

And let’s not forget the favorite fear tactic, generational curses.
Paula White: "... The generational curses, because that's the word iniquity. Is broken when you begin to discern the Lord's body and take Communion that generational curse is going to be broken !" (Paula White and Perry Stone, "Paula White Show," March 11, 2005)

So many, mostly word faith, believe this and teach it. Like Gregory Dickow taking ‘communion’ through the television set; he talked about health and wealth through the taking of this ‘communion’. So they teach how to do it to get the most benefits from it. Yikes.

Beni Johnson of Bethel church reveals how this sacred practice is an often-overlooked portal (her words) to releasing God’s power in your life! There are miracles to be released that Jesus’ atonement paid for. https://www.destinyimage.com/2019/02/08/bill-johnson-on-communion/

Her communion is used for warfare. In her book, under the title “Sozo for all mankind” she tells a story of Bill being so sick on and off for months, he learned he would need invasive surgery, so they were taking communion as their weapon. Once he was in the hospital she took communion for him, and he had a successful operation.

In their book The Power of Communion: Accessing Miracles Through the Body and Blood of Jesus Taking communion is a tool of warfare. Communion is powerful. It is aligning ourselves with the reality of Christ crucified and resurrected. Sin and sickness have been defeated.”

“I take it for the healing of my body. I take it in remembrance of Him.”

Telling us we can shift spiritual atmospheres over you, your family and even world events.

They call the Passover a tool, even describing it as a prophetic act. When I take Communion, I take it as a prophetic act, applying it to any situation that is weighing on my heart. A prophetic act is a Holy Spirit-inspired physical action that disrupts the atmosphere. Sometimes, I’ll feel as though God wants me to do something tangible to activate something that I’m praying into….

When Jesus led the disciples through Communion, during their Passover meal together, He was creating and modeling a prophetic act that believers could continue implementing. He was giving us a way to align ourselves with Heaven and bring Heaven’s reality to earth. Often, when I take Communion, I prophesy to myself. There is something powerful in the spirit realm about the declaration of truth, so I talk to myself out loud.” (The Power of Communion: Accessing Miracles Through the Body and Blood of Jesus by Bill Johnson Beni Johnson chapt.1)

They profess to others that supernatural physical healing is provided in the atonement of Christ just like forgiveness. According to the Bible the cup and bread are symbols that represent the actual event. They change the whole meaning, things that the Bible never says about it. The only prophetic application in communion is that we take it until he returns.

If healing came by eating the bread and taking the juice Christians all over the world would have already received their healing. No, it’s not that simple… you have to believe you can be healed. And so when someone does this and they are not healed. You have to keep believing and taking it.

Where are any of these promises taught by Paul who spoke of it? Where is this teaching to the church found in the bible? apparently it does not matter to these who promote this new teaching

Was Judas healed? He took of the bread (not the wine Jn.13:26). But then that may mean Satan who entered him would be healed, would it not!

As a Jew he certainly would have understood the bread and the third cup. Do these people understand what they are saying on it?  they have no clue, as they are not c alled or trained to be teachers of the word,

You cannot attribute healing powers to communion. This is basically the same concept as the Roman Catholics did by saying communion is the actually body and blood of Christ. But instead of it being a symbol for Christ, it heals bodily. The cup of communion does not cleanse or heal our bodies, it as a symbol that reminds us of what Jesus actually did to forgive sin, that represents the actual event - we are to go to Jesus who is our eternal high priest, not emblems. If you don't go to him and instead a symbol you are rejecting his preisthood.

1 Cor 10:14-17 Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry. I speak as to wise men; judge for yourselves what I say. The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ? For we, though many, are one bread and one body; for we all partake of that one bread. ”

The Greek word translated “communion” is koinonia, which means fellowship (with god and the body of believers). We acknowledge what the Lord has done for us and are united with him by the SPIRIT, God himself. Not a symbol.

The self -examination that occurs before partaking of it is in relation to the real person we are having a relationship/fellowship with.

These teacher’s are making merchandise of you by the communion! They have moved you closer to Roman Catholicism’s idolatry when they teach the anointing of the Holy Spirit resides in both elements. juice and bread.

When we eat and drink of these items we think of and remember what the Lord did for us. Our focus is upon His great sacrifice, on the living savior not the items that represent him.

It is called Holy Communion because it refers to the actual event of Christ, who is the Holy One. When one understands the forgiveness and healing in Christ (not communion a symbol) there is a peace knowing that God is the master over your life and you live by the new covenant that operates by grace. Let’s no convolute the gospel.




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