21 April 2012

Oprah Likes T.D. Jakes

On the February 6 episode of Chris Fabry Live, James MacDonald, pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel, responded to the controversy surrounding the inclusion of T.D. Jakes at the Elephant Room 2 conference. In regard to the apparent ignoring of Jakes' prosperity gospel at ER2, the conversation between Fabry and MacDonald proceeded as follows:
Fabry brought up the oft-neglected (by MacDonald, anyway) elephant of T.D. Jakes' prosperity gospel. In this part of the discussion, James MacDonald indicated that a private conversation had taken place (among whom, we do not know, though it is obvious that it was at least allegedly between MacDonald and Jakes). During this conversation, says MacDonald, T.D. Jakes expressed that he would "not currently accept the designation of prosperity or Word of Faith as an accurate description of what he believes. [...] As of two weeks ago [Jakes] would not accept these terms in a private conversation as an accurate description of what he believes." MacDonald continued and stated that Jakes' "ministry will have to bear that out." (Source)
In light of these statements, one must wonder how MacDonald would respond to the following video:


This footage is from a recent episode of Oprah Winfrey's Next Chapter, and the full sermon can be viewed here. As can be seen in the short clip above, even Oprah Winfrey, whose "religion" is a bizarre amalgamation of Eastern mysticism and New Age thought with a thin veneer of a few vague Christian-sounding terms, is enamored with Jakes' teaching. Of course, appealing to the itching ears of the masses will work every time.

6 comments:

  1. The reason she like him is because they are both from the same root of deception "New Thought"

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  2. So .... as Scottie Pippen would say...

    " WHOMP " ..There it is

    If TD Jakes twisted prosperity teachings and Oprahs new age spritism find commanality and mutual affection,...then their spirits are decidely in harmony.

    Those whom you declare "safe to eat" ..and worthy of honor and public praise, are those who harmoniously share in the evil of false doctrines of demons and therefore...evils' propogation.

    Of course, ..The Bib;e tells us that they will also share something else for eternity.

    Noteable that none of this matters a hoot to James Macdonald.

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    1. lol you're funny. Birds of a feather flock together.

      TD Jakes is a fantastic orator and can speak some great swelling words. If he can dupe countless numbers of people just think what will happen when the Antichrist comes.

      Jakes is a very cunning man but he's not wise for wisdom can only come from the love of the truth


      As far as Chris Fabry, I've heard him a few times on my radio station and he seems to be pretty honest. Whether he unwittingly or overtly believes MacDonald is what I wonder. this is disappointing to me since I would think people like Chris would know the truth about TD Jakes anyways...

      Another one bites the dust~

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  3. The scary part of the video is that TDJ is right------almost! If he were to direct attention verses like Matt. 21:42-44 in stead of money, health, etc. it would be a valid statement, but TDJ never has. Throw in heretical view of the Trinity and you have a subtle and slippery false prophet.

    Darrel

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  4. Thinkin the Big O might turn up at next year's Elephant Room?

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  5. Assuming the creators of ER learned their lesson. My guess is they will probably have a plain vanilla (solid & uncontroversial) guest list next year Unless their pride and ego feels that everyone against them are "Haters", then maybe we will see the "O", but my guess is that they will probably invite a woman teacher first... Maybe Beth Moore, or someone from one of those early Sunday Morning shows... (can't think of their names right now)

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