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22 October, 2007 / theexpositor

Steve Camp on Osteens new book

I have ever shared with you all how much I love Steve Camp. What a blessing Steve is to me. In the piece he brings tremendous clarity to the false teaching of Joel Osteen.

Here are a few things that brother Joel Osteen unwittingly left out of his most recent book, “Become A Better You”, that I humbly suggest should have been included.

Seven Truths to Living Faithfully:
1. Apply the gospel to yourself daily by denying yourself, taking up your cross, and following Him; counting the loss of things rubbish in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus the Lord (Matt. 16:24-26; Phil. 3:7-11).

2. Have a continual life of confession of and repentance from sin (Psalm 66:18; Psalm 32:1-5; Psalm 51; 1 John 2:28-3:9).

3. Read and study your Bible every day (Psalm 119; John 17:17; Jude 3; 2 Tim. 3:16-17; Psalm 19:7-11; Eph. 4:11-16).

4. Developing an effective, fervent daily prayer life in the Holy Spirit (Eph. 6:18-21; James 5:16f; Luke 18:1; Col. 1:9-14).

5. Proclaim the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and make disciples of all the nations (1 Peter 3:15f; Roms. 1:16f; 1 Cor. 9:1-18; Matt. 28:19f; Luke 24:44-49).

6. Live sacrifically by serving others as a committed member under the accountability of the local church (Eph. 5:21; Phil. 2:1-4; 1 Tim. 6:1-6; John 13; Phil. 4:10ff; Acts 2:40ff).

7. Do all things to the glory of God – living “out loud” the two great commandments (1 Cor. 10:31; Matt. 5-7; Luke 10:27).

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2 Comments

  1. Laura Raby / Nov 15 2007 16 40

    Thank you so much for introducing me to Steve Camp! I will run out on my lunch hour and find his book at the closest Christian book store. I am reeling from all of the things God is revealing about the “Word of Faith” ministers. Living in Tulsa, OK and working right down the street from ORU, I have been hit really hard by all of the press. Even though I am completely heartbroken by all of this, I thank God for His faithfulness in drawing the line so that no one else will be taken in by these false prophets. Thanks again! God bless. Laura.

  2. rafael / Dec 26 2007 8 15

    Once again, Joel Osteen’s utter failure to uphold Christian truth in an age of apostacy only further supports what is all too clear about his teaching: it is spiritually bankrupt.

    Here is a link to articles our ministry has created on Osteen’s heretical compromise that is anointed as “Christianity” today.

    http://www.spiritwatch.org/behindsmile.htm

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