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The “greatest living Christian apologist” and the author/coauthor of over sixty eight Christian books defending the Christian faith. This video is on the topic of Evil and Suffering as filmed on the John Ankerberg show after the Geisler/Kushner debate and was filmed after Geisler lost his father, mother, sister, brother in law, two closest friends – – and daughter – – to tragic deaths…….all wthin an 18 month period…….”The grace of God has brought me through this – – He is all loving, all powerful and He will bring something wonderful out of all of this.”

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This is 1 of 33 Word of Faith responses from “Correcting the Cults -Expert responses to their scripture twisting” By Norman Geisler and Ron Rhodes. Bookmark the site and come back for this series.

MARK 11:23-24 — Did Jesus promise to give literally anything we ask in faith?

Mar 11:23-24  For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith. Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

MISINTERPRETATION:
On the face of it, this verse seems to be saying that God will grant literally any request we make of Him as long as we believe. Word-Faith teachers often cite this verse in support of their views, (Hagin, 1972, 27-28).

CORRECTING THE MISINTERPRETATION:
Limitations on what God will give are indicated both by the context and by other text, as well as by the laws of Gods own nature and the universe.

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