TIME MAGAZINE 'MYSTICALLY' REDEFINES HEALING TO CHANGE PEOPLE'S ATTITUDES AND BELIEFS FROM BIBLICAL HEALING TO COUNTERFEIT PAGAN SPIRITUALISM

As part of an overall campaign to change American's beliefs from the Christian worldview to the Luciferic Pagan worldview, Time Magazine features articles on the 'effectiveness' of physical healing produced by 'Spiritualism'. This is just another propaganda effort to change American's attitudes and beliefs to the counterfeit Luciferic system, preparing us to accept the claims of their New Age Christ. You can truly see the progress toward this new system in news articles like this one! Time is definitely getting short.

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NEWSBRIEF: "Faith & Healing: Can prayer, faith, and spirituality really improve your physical health? A growing and surprising body of scientific evidence says they can ", Time Magazine, June 24, 1996, Vol. 147, No. 26, p. 58-68.

My first reaction to the title of this feature article was, 'Good, finally, the power of Biblical faith and the power of prayer to heal body and soul are finally going to get some good press'. My illusions were shattered by the first paragraph, and I quickly realized that the 'spiritual power' they were promoting was NOT Biblical prayer power, but a New Age counterfeit. My thoughts went immediately to Johanna Michaelson's masterful book on counterfeit occultic healing, "The Beautiful Side of Evil", a book from which we shall be quoting later on. In quick summary, this article was simply another salvo in the bombastic campaign the New World Order is waging to move American's spiritual beliefs away from the Truth of the Bible and toward the counterfeit New Age Luciferianism. Such a move is critically important to their Plan to stage the appearance of their New Age Christ, whom they sometimes even call Antichrist. Now, let us examine this article in depth, because we can learn much from it.

"Draped in embroidered cloth, laden with candles, redolent with roses and incense, the altar at the Sante Fe, New Mexico, home of Eetla Soracco seems an unlikely site for cutting-edge medical research. Yet, every day for10 weeks, ending last October, Soracco spent an hour or more there as part of a controlled study in the treatment of AIDS. Her assignment: to pray for five seriously ill patients in San Francisco."

"Soracco, an Estonian-born 'healer' who draws on Christian, Buddhist, and Native American traditions ..." Let us stop here for a moment, because this portion has just told us a great deal. We have just been told that all religions of the world have 'spiritual' insights into healing the body and spirit. This woman, who is obviously New Age, draws upon the traditions of Christianity, Buddhism, and even Native American Indians. By implication, she has learned equally from all of these religions. This worldview fits in very nicely with the New World Order Plan to stage Antichrist. The Antichrist is going to say that all religions of the world have something to offer mankind in the realm of spiritual insight. He is going to further say that, he is the master of all the world's religions, and in him all mankind can find common spiritual meeting ground. But, the Antichrist is going to say, once he unites all of mankind's spiritual beliefs in himself, that he is going to begin to teach a higher spirituality designed to raise man's 'level of consciousness' to a height never before obtainable, nor even imaginable. Of course, this 'new level' of spiritual consciousness is planned to be the worship of Antichrist as God. People all over this world will fall for this lie hook, line, and sinker, never realizing they have been duped by the greatest con man the world has ever seen.

But, the key to this Plan, in the here and now, is to convince the vast majority of the world's peoples that all religions are essentially the same. This Time Magazine article offers this point of view masterfully, speaking from Time's lofty pedestal of respect, to which most Americans view its journalism. As in NEWS1046, this article is written according to the precepts of the Six Step Attitudinal Change Plan. If you do not know how this attitudinal change plan works, we urge to download NEWS1046 to understand it before you proceed here any further. But, now let us return to our article, backing up just a bit to ensure smooth transition.

"Soracco, an Estonian-born 'healer' who draws on Christian, Buddhist, and Native American traditions, did not know the people for whom she was praying. All she had were their photographs, first names, and, in some cases, T-cell counts. Picturing a patient in her mind, she would ask for 'permission to heal' and then start to explore his body in her mind. 'I looked at all the organs as though it is an anatomy book. I could see where things were distressed. These areas are usually dark and murky. I go in there like a white shower and wash it all out.' Soracco was instructed to spend one hour a day in prayer, but the sessions often lasted twice as long. 'For that time', she says, 'it's as if I know the person.'"

This is nothing more than the occult belief that all reality is created by the mind, that the mind can create its own reality, and that it can alter existing reality. In this case, the 'existing reality' is the AIDS disease in these people. As any occultist, Soracco believes she can enter their bodies with her mind -- defying the laws of physics -- see the disease, and then wash the diseased cells out of her mind, using her occult power of meditation and prayer. This scenario is precisely what Ruth Carter Stapleton, President Jimmy Carter's sister, told the news media about how she cured herself of her cancer. She meditated, saw the cancer cells in her body, and destroyed them with her mind. A few weeks later, Ruth Carter Stapleton was dead, of cancer.

At this point, I want to depart from this article, to see how Johanna Michaelsen was taught this spiritual healing via visualization. Later, God mightily intervened in Johanna's mind and heart, to show her the falsity of occult healing and bring her into Salvation through Jesus Christ. But, in the period of her life from which we will quote, Johanna was thoroughly deceived, and was an enthusiastic follower of the New Age occult.

Johanna recounts her original training in occult Mind Control, which prepared her to become a 'spiritual healer', just like Ms Soracco in this Time article. Johanna's teacher said, "The whole purpose of Mind Control is to train people to gain control over the more stable Alpha brain waves to help them become more superior human beings. The producing of phenomena not common to most of us at ordinary levels will be your final proof that you are indeed gaining mastery ... You will learn to tap into those deep levels of mind at will for any purpose you desire, as long as it is beneficial to yourself or mankind."

This statement shows the 'White Magic' belief that upholds this entire occult endeavor. Any person who wants to learn how to harness this occult power must first promise that he or she will always use this power to the 'benefit' of all mankind. They must never, ever use their knowledge of the occult to 'hurt' mankind. You see, all occultists believe that anyone can use their knowledge of the occult to either help or hurt mankind. If he uses this power to help, he is following the 'Right-hand Path'; if he uses this power to hurt mankind, he is following the 'Left-hand Path'. Thus, when Adolf Hitler burst onto the world scene in the early 1930's, occultists the world over were very excited because they were expecting the 'Great One' to appear in 1933. But, then Hitler chose his symbol for his Nazi Party, and the New World Order he envisioned. He selected the Swastika, an ancient occult symbol the world over, including India and Asia. However, Hitler inverted the arms of the Swastika, making it into an 'evil', Left-hand Path symbol. Every occultist knew instantly that Hitler planned to use his powers of the occult for evil, not 'good'.

New Age authors have expressed the same concern over the coming Christ. They are worried that, once he has successfully stages his appearance, and has the enthusiastic support of the peoples of the world, he will be tempted to turn selfishly into the 'evil' Left-hand Path. And, the Bible does teach that the world will not realize the true nature of the evil of Antichrist until the mid-point of the 7-year Tribulation Period, when he goes into the new Temple to declare himself God, demanding the world worship him. At that point, the Antichrist will begin his world wide campaign to kill everyone who does not worship him, beginning with the Jews and Christians.

Now, back to Johanna Michaelsen's training to be a spiritual 'healer'. Through Mind Control, beginning with Controlled Relaxation via Meditation, Johanna learned to improve her memory and recall, but more importantly, to control physical pain and bleeding at will.

Do not be deceived about the effectiveness of Luciferic power over the mind and body of the unsaved. It works. I have been greatly alarmed and troubled that Americans seem to have accepted this as the only premise upon which they believe in something, or will practice something. Our society used to pass everything through the standards of Scripture, so that if the Bible says we are not to do something, we do not do it. But, lately, the only acceptable premise seems to be whether it works or not. Satan is supernatural; he is not God, but he is supernatural. His power and intelligence are tremendously greater than we poor humans. If God does not specifically intervene to stop Satan from a particular course of action, Satan cannot be stopped. He will perform what he wishes to perform. He can make things work.

Satan is called the "Great Deceiver" throughout Scripture because he deceives man so easily and so continuously. He can counterfeit miracles so easily; he can counterfeit speaking in tongues [in fact, many pagan religions 'speak in tongues']; he can counterfeit bodily healing. He does all this simply and only to deceive men and women, to lead them astray from Jesus Christ. This brings us back to our story.

"Soracco is one of 20 faith healers recruited for the study by Dr. Elisabeth Targ, clinical director of psychosocial oncology research at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco .. Though Targ has not yet published her results, she describes them as sufficiently 'encouraging' to warrant a larger, follow-up study with 100 AIDS patients."

Now that several millions of Americans have embraced the New Age religion over the past two decades, the time is ripe for Satan to throw the 'respectability' of organized science behind his religion. Remembering the Six Step Attitudinal Change Plan, the first step requires that the highly controversial idea MUST be espoused by a RESPECTED expert who is speaking from a RESPECTED forum. Certainly, the clinical director of psychosocial oncology research at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco qualifies as a RESPECTED expert speaking from a RESPECTED forum. In fact, most of the 'scientific' people quoted in this magazine exude respectability!

Just two decades ago, doctors would not have dared even suggest a link between physical well-being and the condition of the spirit, not to mention a link between physical healing and the spirit! But, now, with Americans further away from a true knowledge of the Bible and the teachings of Jesus Christ, the time has arrived to introduce this spiritual counterfeit.

The first premise advocated in this article certainly finds its place in Scripture. Harvard's Herbert Benson strongly believes that religious faith has some direct influence on physiology and health. "In his latest book, Timeless Healing, (Scribner: $24) Benson moves beyond the purely pragmatic use of meditation into the realm of spirituality. He ventures to say humans are actually engineered for religious faith. Benson bases this contention on his work with a subgroup of patients who report that they sense a closeness to God while meditating ... Benson found that those who claim to feel the intimate presence of a higher power had better health and more rapid recoveries. 'Our genetic blueprint has made believing in an Infinite Absolute part of our nature ...'" My, oh, my, this secular, New Age author from Harvard, Herbert Benson, has just confirmed what the Scripture stated almost 3,000 years ago. "He [God] hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end." {Ecclesiastes 3:11} This portion, which I have italicized, literally means, "also He has planted eternity in men's hearts and minds, a divinely implanted sense of a purpose working through the ages which nothing under the sun, but God alone, can satisfy ..."

God has implanted within each person's heart a sense of eternity, and a desire which God alone can satisfy. Thus, God revealed to us, almost 3,000 years ago, the spiritual fact just now reported in this secular Time Magazine article, that "humans are actually engineered for religious faith"!

But, better late than never, right?! Now that human psychology has discovered this spiritual reality, God gets the credit, right?! Surely, this author from Harvard, Benson, gives God the glory; wrong!! Not!! Listen to his next conclusion,"Evolution has so equipped us, he [Benson] believes, in order to offset our uniquely human ability to ponder our own mortality." This is incredible! Once he acknowledges Biblical truth that is 3,000 years old, this humanist author then credits "Evolution" for creating this need within us!? As incredible as this seems, it brings to my mind the situation Jesus bemoaned about the relationship of the spiritually blind Pharisee to their spiritually blind congregations. Jesus said, "Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch." {Matthew 15:14} Blind leaders of the blind. This succinctly describes American's condition today. We first threw God and His Bible out of our lives and the life of our nation, thus making us spiritually blind. Then, 20 years later, we fill our spiritual need [which only God can fill] with counterfeit faith supplied by very pagan, very blind 'teachers'.

Let us quickly examine some of the physical and/or mental benefits for those people who have religious conviction. As this article states, "Most of these studies offer evidence that religion is good for one's health".

* "A 1995 study at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center found that one of the best predictors of survival among 232 heart-surgery patients was the degree to which the patients said they drew comfort and strength from religious faith. Those who did not had more than three times the death rate of those who did."

* "A study of 30 years of research on blood pressure showed that churchgoers have lower blood pressure than non-churchgoers."

* "... men and women who attend church regularly have half the risk of dying from coronary-artery disease as those who rarely go to church ..."

* "... those who attend religious services are less depressed and physically healthier than those who don't attend or who worship at home."

* "Numerous studies have found lower rates of depression and anxiety-related illness among the religiously committed. Nonchurchgoers have been found to have a suicide rate four times higher than church regulars."

* "Churchgoing also offers social support -- which numerous studies have shown to have a salutary effect on well-being .. Those [people] who were both religious and socially involved had a 14-fold advantage over those who were isolated or lacked faith."

Let us stop right here to properly digest what we have just been told. We might be ecstatic to hear the news that faith in Jesus Christ, and being Born Again through His shed blood on Calvary has exactly the result that the Bible says that it does! God states, emphatically, in Proverbs 3:7-8, "Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones." This last sentence literally means, "It shall be health to your nerves and sinews, and marrow and moistening to your bones."

But, throughout this entire article, I find no reference to Jesus Christ and only one oblique reference to Born Again. And, while I find God mentioned more often, it is not the God of the Bible but is the God of the various religions of the world, including the "God" of Evolution of mankind. Fortunately, the authors of this Time Magazine article tell us this fact, through various comments they make throughout the article. 1) "Millions more is spent on best-selling books and tapes by New Age doctors ... who offer an appealing blend of medicine and Eastern-flavored spirituality." 2) "It is probably no coincidence that the relaxation response and religious experience share headquarters in the brain ... The ability to have religious experiences has a neuro-anatomical basis." 3) "The God I have found is common to Moses and Muhammad, to Buddha and Jesus. It is known to every mystic tradition. In mine, it is the Tetragrammaton, the Name so holy that those who know it dare not say it. It is what the Cabala calls Ayin, Nothingness, No-Thingness. It is the Spirit, Being, the All. I used to think of psychic phenomena as New Age flim-flam. I used to think of reincarnation as a myth. I used to the think the soul was a metaphor. Now I know there is a God -- my God, in here, demanding not faith but experience ... Now I know there is a consciousness that transcends science, a consciousness toward which our species is sputteringly evolving ..."

Sadly, this is the point we have arrived, after so many people, for so many decades, have rejected strict adherence to "Bible Doctrine", calling it cold and lifeless. Too many of these people then turn to the "richness" of "experience" to give them stability in their faith, not understanding that Satan can counterfeit "richness of experience". Satan can counterfeit calmness in the storms of life; he can counterfeit faith in Jesus Christ by subtly moving the object of the faith to a faith in the "god within", as this author was quoted, above, in footnote 15.

Further, when you read the statement, above, that the God-within of this author demanded, not faith, but experience, you should shudder tremendously. For, this is Satanism, not Christianity. In Ephesians 2:8-9, we read, "For by grace are ye saved through faith ..." In Romans 3:28, Paul says, "Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law." Therefore, a person who believes that his "God-within" does not demand faith to be saved is automatically consigning himself to Hell. He or she cannot be saved apart from faith in the God of the Bible and His Son, Jesus Christ!! Suddenly, the practical eternal effects from beliefs such as these become very much more real, do they not?

When you read stories like this, in Time Magazine, or in other magazines or newspapers, can you not see that the peoples of the world are being deceived, just as Jesus foretold they would be by false Christs and other religious leaders at the End of the Age? {Matthew 24:24} When you read stories such as these, can you not see that they are designed to condition people to accept the coming One World Religion, of the New Age Christ, the Antichrist?

Do not be deceived by the flowery language of the authors of this propaganda, for even Adolf Hitler cunningly hid the terrible truth behind his plans, by using flowery language. Today, more than ever before, we need to heed the words of Jesus Christ, as He spoke of the Last Days: "And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting [literally, "overburdened or depressed"], and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares. For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth. Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man." {Luke 21:34-36}

The words, above, "Watch therefore", literally mean, "Keep awake", be "attentive" and "ready". Today, as never before, we need men and women who will be on their knees in prayer, and who will know their Scriptures and apply them to their lives. We need people who will boldly witness to everyone around them about the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

We need men and women who will include, in their witnessing, the Biblical promise of the Rapture of the Church, so that when the Rapture does occur, people will know that it was the work of Jesus Christ, and will turn to Him for Salvation. Otherwise, they will fall victim to the clever lie of the New World Order leadership, designed to convince people that the sudden disappearance of millions of people worldwide is really the work of the Christ [Antichrist].

The signs of the End of the Age are blinking more rapidly and more brightly than ever before. Are you spiritually ready? Is your family? Are you adequately protecting your loved ones? This is the reason for this ministry, to enable you to first understand the peril facing you, and then help you develop strategies to warn and protect your loved ones. Once you have been thoroughly trained, you can also use your knowledge as a means to open the door of discussion with an unsaved person. I have been able to use it many times, and have seen people come to Jesus Christ as a result. These perilous times are also a time when we can reach many souls for Jesus Christ, making an eternal difference.

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1 "Faith & Healing: Can prayer, faith and spirituality really improve your physical health? A growing and surprising body of scientific evidence says they can", Time Magazine, June 24, 1996, Vol. 147, No. 26, p. 59.

2 Ibid.

3 "The Beautiful Side of Evil", by Johanna Michaelsen, Harvest House Publishers, Eugene, Oregon, 1982, ISBN 0-89081-322-1, p. 70-71.

4 "The Externalisation of the Hierarchy", by Alice A. Bailey, Lucis Publishing, New York, 1957,

p. 41.

5 Ibid., p. 517.

6 Op. Cit., Michaelsen, p. 72.

7 Op. Cit., Time Magazine, 6/24/96, p. 59.

8 Ibid., p. 61.

9 Ibid.

10 Ibid.

11 Ibid. p. 60.

12 Ibid., all starred quotes from page 60.

13 Ibid.

14 Ibid., p. 61.

15 Ibid. , p. 62.
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