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"You Have Let the Spirit of Satan Cause You To Go Astray. You have treaded on dangerous ground."


----- Original Message -----
From: Name Withheld
To: Paul Stringini
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2013 8:29 PM
Subject: A trumpet sounding!
I will not try and compete with you on theology or 'but's'. I study/listen to the Chapel sometimes and have been helped by some of their knowledge. They are human as you or I and are subject to errors. My understanding comes from different sources but is cleared with the Holy Spirit. Arnold Murray has bad habits that are not becoming of a teacher or communicator. He has let his personal opinion discredit himself without realizing it nor does a lot of his students notice. His son Denis follows his dads teachings thus injuring himself also. Although I disagree with some things he says based on his opinion and not "Thus saith the Lord", leaves him with the same problems as other ministers. They do a great service for our Lord even though there are mistakes in teachings. 
You have let the spirit of Satan cause you to go astray and try to destroy those things of God. It seems you have went from one extreme to the other. You are misleading those that have any doubt of the authenticity of our Heavenly Father and his word. If you don't like or agree with some of the Chapels teachings or the one doing the teaching, my advice to you is to keep it personally between you and God. Quit harming the good that is being done by this or any other ministry. You have treaded on dangerous ground. Remember when the earth opened up and consumed large numbers of those that went against God working through man. I am NOT affiliated with Shepherds Chapel or any other ministry.
Name Withheld

My First Response:

----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Stringini
To: Name Withheld
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2013 5:57 PM
Subject: Re: A trumpet sounding!
Name Withheld,
They are human as you or I and are subject to errors.
I have never said nor argued that any man is incapable of error. But God is not a man, and God has charged those who believe in his son that they should not hold the doctrine of Christ with corruption.
Titus 2:7 In all things showing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
If it is impossible to have the correct doctrine, then I do not believe the Apostle would have given so much exhortation to the keeping of sound doctrine, and to then dictate that the doctrine of Christ should be unleavened and sound.  What makes it hard for men to keep the doctrine of Christ pure is man's insistence on intruding into things God has not revealed and thus he begins to rely on his imaginations.
They do a great service for our Lord even though there are mistakes in teachings. 
Not so.  You are expressing a line of thought that is contrary to what I have read in the scriptures.
Matt 16:11 How is it that ye do not understand that I spake it not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?
12 Then understood they how that he bade them not beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
Beware of their doctrine.  Beware. A little leaven leavens the whole lump.  And if that truth does not stir up the spirit of God in your heart, then I know not what spirit you are of.
Let me tell you with all the gravity and sincerity I can muster (because your above statement lacks any sense of the true gravity of the situation).  That if  we give ourselves license to do what we want with doctrine. Or if we excuse those who do dare to leaven the doctrine of Christ to their own damnation.  If we try to assure ourselves that there are no consequences to the spreading of false doctrine, we deceive ourselves and will not escape judgment.
Galatians 5:19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication..., heresies, ... murders, ... and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Heresy is no light thing.  heresies will prevent some from inheriting the kingdom of God.  Flesh and blood shall not inherit the kingdom of God, and neither shall heretics.
1Tim 4:16 Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.
You seem to think that "it's all good so long as its done in Jesus name"  That is a philosophy of man based on pragmatism and not on the scriptures. 
You are basing your idea on the misapplication of Philippians 1:15 
Philippians 1:15 Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
16 The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:
17 But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.
18 What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
Paul is not saying that they preached a false Gospel or false doctrine. Paul is questioning the motives of some who preached Christ accurately but having ulterior motives.  They spoke the truth about Christ, but their motives were impure.  They spoke the truth concerning Christ but were not "true men" 
"Whether in pretence, or in truth,"  is not the same as saying whether preaching the truth or untruth.  This passage is only speaking of the personal motivations of some people. 
When it comes to the content of what is preached the bible is very clear that no leaven is acceptable.
2John 1:10  If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:
11 For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.
The doctrine of Christ is not up for compromise.
You have let the spirit of Satan cause you to go astray and try to destroy those things of God.
Wow, That is a rather bold thing to say considering that if you are wrong you are calling the spirit of God in me the spirit of the Devil.   And the Spirit of God is in me I know, not because I just think it, or because I say so, but because he came to me in power and according to the scriptures.
I say that your doctrine is a doctrine of the devil.  Because neither the spirit of God nor the scriptures lead us to any such ideas as you are putting forward.  Repent. 
Because of men who exalt their own knowledge and imaginations above the plain and simple knowledge offered by God in the scriptures, we have many doctrines of men which interfere with the simple communication of the gospel of Jesus Christ and of the sound doctrine communicated by Christ and the Apostles.  Your doctrine is just another in a long list of heresies which are rampant and very popular in the world today.
2Cor 10:5 Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; 6 And having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.
You have completely missed the mark.  I recommend my free bible studies.  Free songs  and free writings
Paul Stringini


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