19 March 2010

A Most Peaceful Deception

I first saw this video earlier this week over at the Watcher's Lamp. It is a brief, but revealing look into contemplative/centering prayer. If this doesn't terrify you, it should. These people believe that they are practicing something Christian when it is anything but. While it may appear peaceful and calm, contemplative or centering prayer is not a biblical concept at all. If it was, then Jesus Himself would not have taught us to pray out loud:
Pray then like this:
“Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name.

Your kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.

And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
" Matthew 6:9-13
 The best part about all this contemplation? It will bring unity. Not just among "Christians" but among all people of all faiths. This is a New Age wolf in Christian/Catholic mystic sheep's clothing. If anything even remotely similar to this is going on at your church, RUN. Run straight to God's Word and ask Him to show you the Truth, because anybody who is practicing contemplative prayer is engulfed in gross deception and error.


  1. You are right...this is so dangerous because many listen to the "soothing words" rather then the truth.

  2. Satan is so deceptive. This stuff makes people feel so spiritual, but it is all self-focused.

    "But know this: difficult times will come in the last days. For people will be lovers of self..." 2 Tim. 3:1ff


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