In diametrical opposition to the Bible, Osteen’s preposterous and blasphemous book is totally all about you and I and how we are to speak into existence our own self-esteem and success.
In using these words related to “dwelling-place” and “tabernacle,” John alludes back to redemptive history in the Old Testament.
“Don’t let the voice of the darkness, tell you that you are not worth that God would not speak to you. Don’t let him tell you, you don’t matter. God spoke to you.” ~ Louie Giglio
A book entitled Path of Miracles. Pastor Samuel Rodriguez, a Pentecostal pastor, has released this title which has echoes of Rick Warren, Joel Osteen, Benny Hinn and other prosperity gospel false teachers, plus Origen’s allegories. And lo and behold, right in Chapter 1, he says, “Rick Warren talks about…”
In his new book “Christless Christianity,” Dr. Michael Horton says, “Jesus has been dressed up as a corporate CEO, life coach, culture-warrior, political revolutionary, philosopher, copilot, cosufferer, moral example, and partner in fulfilling our personal and social dreams,” but rarely as the crucified and resurrected Redeemer of a powerless people dead in sin.