John Gray is the high-rolling pastor who’s heavily associated with Joel Osteen and Oprah, who made headlines in recent weeks for bizarre behavior. First, he told church members to come up and pilfer the offering plates. Second, he gave his wife a Lamborgini. Third, he confessed to having cheated on his wife, with the car seemingly given as a make-up gift. Now, the pastor is claiming that the criticism is driving him to contemplate suicide and Modalist prosperity preacher, TD Jakes, has come to exorcize from him the demon of suicide.
Many critics of Gray have “put two and two together” and view Gray’s claims of suicidal thoughts to be a manipulative public relations stunt to silence critics who might feel preemptively guilty should the man kill himself.
I literally thought about how I could end my life and still get to Heaven and somehow my kids would not be
scarredbut there was no way I could figure out how to do it. And I’m not the only person that thought about that. I’m not the only person the devil attacked in that are.
However, on Saturday during a special leadership training at First Baptist Church of Glenarden, TD Jakes showed up to rehabilitate the adulterous and Mammon-worshipping pastor. According to the video (below), Jakes revealed via special revelation that a “Spirit of Suicide” was still lurking in Gray’s home and he rebuked it away.
What you just witnessed was Kabuki theater, a choreographed play in which each actor knows their part and acts as expected. A high profile prosperity preacher was caught fornicating with a mistress amidst a scandal caused by his own insanely self-unaware display of lascivious materialism. The “rain maker” voodoo doctor – or “Apostle” and “Bishop” in this case – then
In a display that was perfectly predictable, Jakes laid his hands on Gray’s head and shouted at supposed “suicide spirits” (PS that’s not a thing) – thereby laying the fault on the devil rather than on the devilish preacher – and Gray convulses on the floor, shielding his face from discerning glances as he fakes some kind of emotional response.
John Gray – at this point – acknowledges himself to be (1) an adulterer (2) suicidal (3) oppressed by demons. Add “lustful for greedy lucre” on top of that.
He’ll be in the pulpit this Sunday preaching because charismatic doctrine teaches the concept of an “anointing” that is bestowed by Apostles and granted by the Holy Spirit to men, almost entirely independent of their qualifications.
The Holy Bible teaches no such thing.
[Editor’s Note: Please keep in mind that TD Jakes was embraced as a brother in Christ by James MacDonald, Mark Driscoll, and others at Elephant Room 2.0. They’ve yet to repent of that.]
A CALL TO ACTION
Bringing you discernment news and commentary from a biblical, polemical perspective means it is tough out there on social media. We’re constantly getting kneecapped and constrained by tech companies who find our fidelity to the scripture and pursuit of truth to be intolerable, resulting in our reach being severely throttled.
For this reason, we ask you please consider supporting us a few different ways. The first, by liking and following our new Facebook page, our home where we share new posts and interact with our members. The second, by following and retweeting our Twitter page. The third, by signing up for our newsletter below.
And last, through direct support. You can catch our free weekly episodes of the Polemics Report by subscribing at BTWN. If you like what you hear and desire to to hear more, you can get the VIP full-length version for only $5.95 per month on Patreon. Also, you get other freebies for additional monthly pledges.
Subscribe to us on Patreon here and support our ministry.
Stay informed. Subscribe Today.
When you subscribe, please add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contacts to ensure that your newsletter doesn’t go into your spam folder.
Enter your email address below…