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Gilbert House Fellowship #295: Leviticus 19:19–20

SPEAKING WITH SPIRITS was strictly forbidden by God. This might seem to be a quaint and antiquated notion, but the fact that we encounter the prohibition three times in our reading today indicates that this was a serious issue in ancient Canaan.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #147: 1 John

THE EARLY church had to deal with a number of heretical teachings. The idea that Jesus was not fully God and fully man was one of them.

The apostle John addressed this in his first epistle. In his gentle style, John counseled believers to love one another, to recognize false teachings, and to test the spirits, because not everything that manifests from the supernatural realm is from God.

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