"Yoga is not a stretch-and-tone class. Please understand this. It is an ancient, pagan, spiritual practice. Spirits have been associated with it and invoked by its practice for thousands of years... "There are very real spirits invoked by this practice. Period."
A few years back, my husband and I went away for a few days to a favorite spot up the coast of California to relax and rest up from our crazy schedules. And there's no better way to relax than in a jacuzzi, right?
Because a lack of discernment has infiltrated our churches, we have allowed wolves into the pack who preach a different gospel, a different Jesus, and the few who are calling them out are being silenced and shamed into climbing down off of the walls they watch from.
Discernment is sorely lacking within the church today. Preachers claiming prosperity and health–in exchange for tithe–dominate the airways. Others eisegetically twist the Word of God to fit whatever narrative they're preaching, changing the meaning of the original text even to the point of feeding their sheep a different gospel. Still others add legalism and fundamentalism to their serm...
Any honest analysis of Christianity in today's culture will mark a distinct need for more discernment and with it, a severe lack of watchmen on the wall who are earnestly contending for the faith once delivered to the saints. Here are the 1st 5 main qualities of a discerning Smart Sheep.