Newtownbreda Baptist endorses US heretic Rick Warren

1 Peter 5:8: “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour”.

Around this time last year, we at ‘Protestant Revival’ highlighted Newtownbreda Baptist Church’s membership of the ungodly Evangelical Alliance.

By its affiliation with this group, which boasts members such as Kings Church in Bangor, County Down, whose pastor, Glen Mitchell, denies the Biblical account of creation and Emmanuel Church in the Craigavon area of County Armagh, whose lead pastor Alain Emerson has glorified Ignatius of Loyola, the evil leader of that dreadful Romanist order of the Jesuits, Newtownbreda Baptist Church has yoked itself with fellowships which are determinedly at odds with God and His Word.

Newtownbreda Baptist Church is one of five Baptist churches in Northern Ireland who have tied themselves with this Biblically illiterate organisation.

We warned at that time that this demonstrated that a church simply being part of a denomination which tends to be held in high regard is not a sure indicator that the church concerned is a safe one to attend.

Most would consider a Baptist church to be a sound fellowship simply by virtue of being called ‘Baptist’, but Newtownbreda Baptist Church appears to be determined to make sure nobody remains under that illusion.

Let’s hope that everyone reading this does indeed rid themselves of any such illusions.

Not only yoked with the Evangelical Alliance, whose new UK Director is hardened ecumenist ‘Papist’ Peter Lynas, Newtownbreda Baptist Church has embarked on a wrong-headed partnership with four other churches in Belfast.

Among them are Willowfield Parish Church, led by ecumenical compromiser and new Church of Ireland Bishop of Connor David McClay, typical charismatic fellowships CFC (Christian Fellowship Church) Belfast, who hosted a ludicrous ‘prophetic art’ event back in the autumn, and UT Belfast.

The final member of this highly questionable quintet is the easy-believist Crown Jesus Ministries, led by Keith Mitchell (pictured, below), although, in this pathetic, matey age of church, he likes to be known only by the moniker of ‘Mitch’.

He was one of the keynote speakers at the charismatic delusion fest that is the Open Skies festival over the summer and claimed that people were saved by taking a booklet at an event he ran at a Scripture Union event in a school.

These five churches held a joint event last summer entitled ‘Just One’, headlined by the man who decided he would re-write the Ten Commandments because God’s way of communicating them just doesn’t cut it any more, Church of England cleric Canon J John.

And now this same questionable quintet have joined forces to put together a prayer journal which will see you through to April Fool’s Day, rather fittingly, called ‘Awake’.

There are numerous major issues with this prayer guide, which, for any who may seek to try to distract from the manifold problems with it, we have read in depth.

Among these problems are an endorsement of notorious US megachurch preacher and rank heretic Rick Warren (pictured, top), mingling with the ungodly 24-7 Prayer organisation and support for the false prophets of the Rome loving and charismatic deceits propagating Causeway Coast Vineyard.

The document gets off to an inauspicious start as within the first full page of text we are already treading on to dangerous ground.

This is what it says: “In 2010, as the last decade began, Pastor Rick Warren said he believed whatever happened in the next 10 years could determine the state of our culture for the next 100 years.

“When you consider what has happened culturally over the last 10 years, significant changes have occurred in our moral and spiritual landscape, and it seems these changes will indeed impact our culture greatly for many years to come.

“Therefore, we as 5 churches in the great city of Belfast, feel compelled to pray for the first 100 days of a new decade, that God would bring a mighty awakening in our souls, city and land, impacting our land for 100’s of years.”

So Rick Warren’s comments are acting as an inspiration to the people behind this prayer journal.

Notice that no explanation is given as to who he is, it is assumed that everyone would know who he is.

Certainly, if anyone knows who he is, and anyone putting this together certainly would do, as would all the churches signing this document off in their church’s name, that ought to instantly have them running for the hills away from this.

In 2015, Rick Warren paired up with the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Sean O’Malley to speak at a keynote session celebrating the Pope’s visit to the USA as part of the World Meeting of Families event. This is the same Vatican-run gathering which came to Dublin in 2018 and saw Evangelical Alliance leader Peter Lynas fall over himself to support professing Christians scuttling off to the Republic of Ireland to cower before “that Antichrist”.

Of course, none of the alleged Protestants who went to Dublin gave a keynote address welcoming the Pope alongside a Romanist Cardinal, so Rick Warren has gone several steps further in his wicked fellowshipping with Rome.

More than that, the previous year, Rick Warren signed a statement in which he called the Pope “Holy Father”, a blasphemous title the Pope has taken upon himself.

The letter said: “We rejoice that the Holy Father has captured the world’s attention and so much good will for the Christian faith! You have written so powerfully, Holy Father, of the importance of a new evangelisation within the church.”

Not only is he a signatory of a letter calling the Pope by this blasphemous name, but Rick Warren is also writing about him in the most admiring of terms, which is clearly a reprehensible thing to do.

It is also stated in an article on the Pulpit and Pen website that Rick Warren referred to the Pope as “Our Pope”.

Rick Warren is also featured in a YouTube video from the Catholic News Service in which he states that “if you love Jesus we’re on the same team”.

He says: “We have far more in common that what divides us. When you talk about Pentecostals, charismatics, evangelicals, fundamentalists, Catholics, Methodists, Baptists, Presbyterians and on and on and on, well they all would say ‘we believe in the Trinity, we believe in the Bible, we believe in the Resurrection, we believe salvation is through Jesus Christ’.

“These are the big issues.

“Sometimes Protestants think that Catholics worship Mary like she’s another God. That’s not exactly Catholic doctrine. And people say, ‘what are the saints all about? Why are you praying to the saints?’ And when you understand what they mean by what they are saying, there’s a whole lot more commonality.

“Now there’s still real differences, no doubt about that, but the most important thing is, if you love Jesus we’re on the same team.”

You can see the video for yourself by clicking here.

What a big ecumenical love-in Rick Warren is promoting, bringing in charismatics (which is essentially what all five of these churches are, including Newtownbreda Baptist), evangelicals, fundamentalists, Catholics and so on.

There are so many problems with what Rick Warren says in the above quote, this article would be far too long if we addressed them all, but we will briefly seek to address just a couple of them.

Firstly, Rick Warren tries to claim that all who profess the name of Christian aren’t so different, citing belief in the Bible and salvation through Jesus Christ, among others.

Let us remind Rick Warren, Crown Jesus Ministries, UT Belfast, CFC Belfast, Willowfield Parish Church and Newtownbreda Baptist Church what Rome believes on numerous key issues.

They deny that salvation comes through faith alone in Jesus Christ alone, instead pronouncing their curse on any who believes such.

Canon 9 from the Council of Trent, still the authoritative document of Roman Catholic doctrine, says this: “If any one saith, that by faith alone the impious is justified; in such wise as to mean, that nothing else is required to co-operate in order to the obtaining the grace of Justification, and that it is not in any way necessary, that he be prepared and disposed by the movement of his own will; let him be anathema.”

The Bible says in Ephesians 2:8-9: “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.”

Rome also states that any who claim good works are simply evidence of a person’s salvation, rather than part of their meriting of salvation, are to be cursed.

Canon 24 says: “If any one saith, that the justice received is not preserved and also increased before God through good works; but that the said works are merely the fruits and signs of Justification obtained, but not a cause of the increase thereof; let him be anathema.”

The Bible says in Galatians 3:1-3: “O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you? This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?”

We could go on, but trust this point is clearly made that Rome does not share the Christian view on salvation but rather propagates a devilish deceit utterly contrary to God’s Word.

Rick Warren also seeks to fend off any concerns over Mariolatry and idolatry of so-called ‘saints’ in his deceitful diatribe, but just mentions them and brushes them off.

He says it is “not exactly” the case that Rome worships Mary, which is hardly a clear statement, nor does he say how they don’t.

Given that Rome offers up scores of blasphemous titles to Mary bestowing honour which can only rightly be ascribed to our Saviour, it is clear she is worshipped by Rome.

These titles include, but are far from limited to Co-Redemptrix, Gate of Heaven, Mother of Divine Grace and Refuge of Sinners.

Rome worships Mary, despite the despicable efforts of Rick Warren to deflect or distract from that fact.

Further cementing the five churches’ endorsement of Rick Warren is the fact that Pastor Tim Robinson (pictured, below), the assistant to Pastor Trevor Ramsey of Newtownbreda Baptist Church, recites word for word the text we reproduced early in this article which directly refers to Rick Warren in a video on their church Facebook page promoting this prayer journal. Mitch makes an appearance in it too.

Newtownbreda Baptist Church has just this week been hosting a 24-7 Prayer week, an organisation headed up locally by Jesuit exalter Alain ‘Ecumenical’ Emerson and whose founder is ABBA prayer dancing supporter Pete Greig.

They will host similar events in February and March, with each of the other churches taking their turn at it as well.

In the latter part of this prayer journal, ‘stories of awakening’ are shared with the reader.

They throw in the 1859 Revival to give the document some sort of air of orthodoxy, while also including stories about Causeway Coast Vineyard.

In it they claim that 3,500 people have been saved as a result of that fellowship, though there has certainly been no reports of revival coming out of that area.

The 1859 Revival was headline news, it swept the country with remarkable stories of people listening for hours to the preaching of the gospel, such was their desire to learn more about God.

Sadly, Causeway Coast Vineyard is not God honouring.

Its former lead pastor, Alan Scott, infamously stated he was “all in” with the Pope and made light of that outrageous blasphemy of Mary worship, while current lead pastor Neil Young is fond of quoting Romanists such as Jean Vanier on social media.

Peter Lynas, mentioned above, is another leading figure at Causeway Coast Vineyard, who on at least two occasions last year alone welcomed in the heretical Bethel Supernatural Ministries to their church.

While some of the intentions behind this prayer journal may well be good, like the Alpha Course, there is more than its fair share of leaven within it and, as we are told in Galatians 5:9: “A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.”

There is more than a little leaven in this, so just think how much more problematic ‘Awake’ is.

Indeed, it is incumbent upon us if we are saved to ourselves be very much alert and awake to such subtle spirits of error.

1 Corinthians 16:13: “Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.”

Proverbs 4:23: “Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.”

Evangelical Alliance rewarding Popery – Peter Lynas promoted to top UK role

Malachi 3:15: “And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, they that tempt God are even delivered.”

This is a verse we quoted when veteran Church of Ireland ecumenical cleric Canon David Skuce became Chancellor David Skuce, promoted by that old Romish compromiser the Right Eejit John McDowell, Bishop of Clogher.

What exactly it means for David Skuce’s lofty title now he has moved off to Donegal in the Diocese of Derry and Raphoe we are not entirely sure, but we believed that verse was apt for him and we feel it is equally apt now for Peter Lynas, another who has seen his Romish compromise rewarded by professional elevation, though both may seek to claim it is vocational elevation.

For Peter Lynas, a man whose actions are so synonymous with rank compromise with Romanism that he meritoriously received the moniker of ‘Papist’ Peter Lynas, has been promoted to one of the most senior roles in the Evangelical Alliance.

He was already the Evangelical Alliance Director in Northern Ireland but now he is occupying the same position over the whole of the United Kingdom.

It would certainly appear that religious compromise and ecumenical betrayal of your Protestant heritage is a sure way to the top in many allegedly Chrustian organisations.

Among Peter Lynas’ most transparently God defying actions was his criticism of any who opposed supposed Christians running down to Dublin to meet “that Antichrist”, the Pope, his eulogising of ecumenical evangelist Billy Graham and his describing of a Romanist monk and God-defying ‘Protestant’ ecumenists as “incredible company”.

And he also decried any who would have the temerity to challenge him for his God-defiance in compromising with the hellish teachings and practices of Popery as being guilty of harbouring “residual bigotry”.

There are plenty more instances of his demonstrating his utter unsuitability for having any type of spiritual oversight over anyone, such as suggesting that churches introduce “trans” accessible toilets, and you can see some more of them by clicking here.

It shows something is very much out of place with so many who claim to be serving God when they are happy to be represented by such a character.

Did Jesus mingle with false religion? Did He condemn those who came to Him by faith alone? Did He describe as “incredible company” those who teach a false gospel of works-based righteousness?

The answer to all of these is a clear and resounding “no”.

Jesus dined with sinners and spoke with those practising false religion, but He didn’t encourage them on in their sin.

When Jesus spoke with the Samaritan woman at the well, He didn’t sugar coat things with her, He made it clear her current relationship was sinful (see John 4:16-18).

Jesus then made it clear to her that her religion was nothing but a confused, mongrel mess of a religion.

John 4:22-24: “Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews. But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.”

Rome cannot worship God in spirit and in truth, for it blasphemes the Holy Spirit and is built on a lie, yet Peter Lynas is delighted for professing Christians to cower before the leader of that devilish system.

The religion referred to by Christ is that same mongrel mess created after the destruction of the Kingdom of Israel as detailed in 2 Kings 17:25-29,32-33, which says: “And so it was at the beginning of their dwelling there, that they feared not the Lord: therefore the Lord sent lions among them, which slew some of them. Wherefore they spake to the king of Assyria, saying, The nations which thou hast removed, and placed in the cities of Samaria, know not the manner of the God of the land: therefore he hath sent lions among them, and, behold, they slay them, because they know not the manner of the God of the land. Then the king of Assyria commanded, saying, Carry thither one of the priests whom ye brought from thence; and let them go and dwell there, and let him teach them the manner of the God of the land. Then one of the priests whom they had carried away from Samaria came and dwelt in Beth-el, and taught them how they should fear the Lord. Howbeit every nation made gods of their own, and put them in the houses of the high places which the Samaritans had made, every nation in their cities wherein they dwelt. So they feared the Lord, and made unto themselves of the lowest of them priests of the high places, which sacrificed for them in the houses of the high places. They feared the Lord, and served their own gods, after the manner of the nations whom they carried away from thence.”

The descendants of these ungodly forefathers then tried to disrupt the work of rebuilding the temple, doing so under the banner of being co-religionists with the true Jews.

Ezra 4:1-2: “Now when the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity builded the temple unto the Lord God of Israel; Then they came to Zerubbabel, and to the chief of the fathers, and said unto them, Let us build with you: for we seek your God, as ye do; and we do sacrifice unto him since the days of Esar-haddon king of Assur, which brought us up hither.”

The Jewish leaders were wise to these ecumenical advances, unlike many foolish Protestants today, and give us a fine example of separation from religious error.

Note the Scriptures call such characters “the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin”.

When their ecumenical advances are rejected, their true colours quickly shine through.

Ezra 4:3-5 says: “But Zerubbabel, and Jeshua, and the rest of the chief of the fathers of Israel, said unto them, Ye have nothing to do with us to build an house unto our God; but we ourselves together will build unto the Lord God of Israel, as king Cyrus the king of Persia hath commanded us. Then the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah, and troubled them in building, And hired counsellors against them, to frustrate their purpose, all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia.”

So it is with Rome, we must not fellowship or work alongside false religion, but Peter Lynas throws himself in headlong with Rome.

Jesus never once told people they were saved by their works, but rather by their faith.

Mark 10:51-52 says: “And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight. And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the way.”

Luke 7:50 says: “And he said to the woman, Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace.”

Rome teaches we are saved by our works and by fulfilling its sacraments, and indeed pronounces its curse on any who teach salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone.

This is despite Ephesians 2:8-9, which says: “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.”

So why does the supposedly ‘Evangelical’ Alliance leader Peter Lynas not speak out against Rome, but rather call characters involved in it “incredible company”?

Did Christ proclaim that the false teachers of His day were “incredible company”?

This is what He said in Matthew 23:13: “But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in.”

He continued in verse 33, saying: “Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?”

Jesus wasn’t mincing His words, was He?

Any true follower of Jesus, and you will know them by their works, will refuse to mingle with false religion, will refuse to praise those who deny the truth of the gospel and will unashamedly speak out against religious error.

As Jesus pointed out, this is a matter of heaven or hell, a matter of life or death.

Those following false religion, such as those dear souls within the Roman Catholic Church, are having the door to heaven effectively bolted in front of them by their false teachers, who, Christ warns, are themselves in grave peril.

He asks them, “how can ye escape the damnation of hell?”

Peter Lynas continually cosies up with a church whose priests shut up the doors of heaven to their adherents and goes so far as to condemn those who point out that this is unscriptural as bigots.

Do not be deceived into following his example, regardless of the lofty position he currently occupies.

If you are not saved, ask yourself the same question posed by Jesus around 2,000 years ago – “how can ye escape the damnation of hell?”

There is but one way – through repentance of sins and believing in Christ for salvation.

Jesus says in Mark 1:15: “repent ye, and believe the gospel”.

Acts 4:12 says: “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.”

We must be saved – won’t you to come to Christ for salvation even today?

John 6:37: “… him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.”

Crown Jesus Ministries’ Mitch brings Romanism into his church

Ephesians 5:11: “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.”

The great ecumenical lie and deceit continues to be a blight on the religious landscape of Ulster as so many church leaders refuse to be separated from falsehood.

Indeed, more than refusing to be separated from falsehood, they enthusiastically support associating with it and encourage others to do so too.

And that is exactly what is happening at the allegedly evangelical Crown Jesus Ministries in Belfast.

Led by the self-proclaimed evangelist, known only by the matey moniker of Mitch, Crown Jesus Ministries is very much an example of a common or garden variety shallow charismatic fellowship, where posting inspirational quotes online and raising your hands in the air to a ‘Christian’ rock track are the acid tests of godliness.

Don’t worry about whether your practices tally up with Scripture, that is dreadfully old-fashioned and, gasp, judgmental.

Concerns over following the Bible safely discarded (for now, Ecclesiastes 8:11-13), Mitch of Crown Jesus Ministries is proudly trumpeting an event his church will be hosting this Monday afternoon, from 2-4pm.

He will be bringing in to his church, and recommending him as someone admirable and worthy of emulation, a man called Ron Huntley (pictured, below) of Divine Renovation Ministry.

Probably one of your first questions when you hear these names is, what is Divine Renovation Ministry?

Well, this is how they describe themselves on their own website.

They say: “Divine Renovation was birthed out of a real experience of renewal. Fr. James Mallon along with the team at Saint Benedict Parish in Halifax, Canada transformed their parish into a vibrant community of missionary disciples.”

And how do they do this?

“We believe that there are three keys to parish renewal: the primacy of evangelization, the best of leadership principles, and the power of the Holy Spirit held together by the celebration of the Eucharist.”

So it is a Romanist movement aimed at freshening up the age profile of the Roman Catholic Church.

And one of the keys, as they see it, is to see the “power of the Holy Spirit held together by the celebration of the Eucharist”.

The Roman Catholic Eucharist, or the Mass, is a blasphemy.

Rome claims, each time they hold the Mass, they are sacrificing Christ again and again and again and that the bread and wine literally becomes the body and blood of Christ.

Leaving aside what it makes us if we eat the body and blood of another, this is simply a perversion of what the Scripture teaches.

We are told in no uncertain terms that Christ’s sacrifice was once for sin for ever. There is no repeat, no continuation, it has been done.

Hebrews 10:10-14: “By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. And every priest standeth daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins: But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God; From henceforth expecting till his enemies be made his footstool. For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.”

There you go – we are “sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all”, Christ “offered one sacrifice for sins for ever” and “by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified”.

This is crystal clear stuff.

Where is Christ now? He is “sat down on the right hand of God”.

He is not being repeatedly or continuously offered as a sacrifice for sin by some Romish priest.

That priesthood was abolished, even as the text above states when it says “every priest standeth daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins”.

What a glorious passage this is and what a comprehensive debunking of the lies and deceits of Rome surrounding their perverted Eucharist.

Paul, as the author of Hebrews, was crystal clear on this.

So, too, most inconveniently for the Romanists, was Peter, who they falsely claim was their first Pope, a blasphemous position that Peter would have despised and which any true believer ought to hate as well.

1 Peter 3:18 says: “For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit”.

Yet this blasphemy is a central tenet of the work being carried out by Divine Renovation Ministry, who supposed evangelical Mitch of Crown Jesus Ministries is trumpeting as a great and encouraging example to follow.

He ought to be ashamed of himself.

Ron Huntley is one of the leading figures in this Romanist deceit, and he is also a leading proponent of the leaven-filled Alpha Course. The very fact Rome embraces the Alpha Course really tells you all you need to know about it.

In promoting the appearance of Ron Huntley at Crown Jesus Ministries, Mitch said this on his Twitter page (also pictured, below): “We are thrilled to have Ron Huntley from Divine Renovation Ministry with us on Monday, 21st October at Crown Jesus. Ron will be with us all the way from Canada to share his experience of a Catholic Ministry with a heart for developing missional parishes.”

Of course, “Catholic” may give some people a warning but it could equally be used in the actual meaning of the word, which means “all-embracing”, and may be used, grammatically correctly, by any church really.

That is why the term Roman Catholic is useful to help make it clear what we are talking about when we discuss what is generally known as Catholicism.

Regardless of whether Mitch is trying to obscure the “Catholic” aspect or not, he is quite simply promoting a man and organisation who are in open rebellion against God.

Sadly, this is not the first time that Mitch has chosen Romish compromise over faithfulness to God’s Word.

Indeed, when Methodist minister Rev John Alderdice (pictured, above) engaged in his truly despicable ecumenical betrayal of the gospel by preaching at the Clonard Monastery Novena in June (which you can read about by clicking here) and bringing attention to it on his Twitter page, who was quick to comment and cheer him on?

Crown Jesus Ministries’ Mitch, of course.

After asking Rev John Alderdice (pictured, below as the blasphemous Mass is offered) how he got on, with a praying emoji beside his comment, the Methodist compromiser said it was “incredible”.

The response from Mitch? He said he was “cheering you on bro” before quoting “that Antichrist”, the Pope.

The quote was: “Diversity is not a threat to church unity. The Holy Spirit, sent by the Father and the Son, transforms our hearts and enables us to enter into the perfect communion of the blessed Trinity, where all things find their unity.”

Mitch ended his comment with #PopeFrancis. You can see it, pictured below.

So there you go – Mitch is promoting the Pope’s sinful utterances and supporting ecumenical fellowship with those who are espousing hellish doctrines.

Those hellish doctrines, of course, include the blasphemous Mass we have already referenced above, the lie of purgatory, the sinful titles taken upon himself by the Pope, the worship of Mary and prayers to saints and for the dead, as well as, worst of all, its absolute and total denial of the precious doctrine of salvation by faith alone in Christ alone.

Crown Jesus Ministries, just yesterday (Friday), hosted an event entitled ‘Evangelists Gathering 2019’, with two guest speakers.

The first was David Legge, a formerly traditional preacher who has, for whatever sad reason, descended into the charismatic, easy-believist deceit movement in Ulster, whose antics you can read about by clicking here.

The second was Pastor Tim Robinson (pictured, above) of a church which seems to keep popping up in God-dishonouring events and alongside God-dishonouring characters.

That church is Newtownbreda Baptist Church, based in east Belfast.

Its lead minister is Pastor Trevor Ramsey, a big pal of ‘Papist’ Peter Lynas and enthusiastic member of the Evangelical Alliance.

Pastor Trevor Ramsey (pictured, below) has also invited in a comedian to Newtownbreda Baptist Church in an attempt to laugh people into heaven and promoted a venture called ‘Just One’, headlined by ‘intoxicated’ evangelist Canon J John.

A host of churches took part in that venture, including ‘prophetic art’ promoting CFC Belfast and, of course Mitch’s Crown Jesus Ministries.

We are forced to ask the question yet again of Pastor Trevor Ramsey and Newtownbreda Baptist Church – are they supporters of ecumenical compromise with Rome?

Previously Pastor Trevor Ramsey has claimed he isn’t, but actions speak louder than words and his church is repeatedly linking up with Crown Jesus Ministries and Mitch, a man who is continually promoting and supporting ecumenical fellowship with Rome.

It would certainly appear to be a situation of trying to have his cake and eat it.

Matthew 6:24 warns: “No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.”

Which is it for Newtownbreda Baptist Church and Pastor Trevor Ramsey?

Is prioritising faithfulness to God’s Word his priority, or is fellowshipping with churches bringing shame to the church of Christ his main objective?

It cannot be both.

We would encourage anyone reading this to share this article widely to ensure these characters are challenged and questioned for their continually damaging the cause of Christ in this land.

And we would urge separation from Crown Jesus Ministries, Newtownbreda Baptist Church and the Evangelical Alliance, as well as any meeting led by David Legge.

In this increasingly sinful age, where a lax attitude has swept through so much of the professing church, we need to be ever-vigilant and ever-ready to speak out against falsehood and error.

1 Peter 5:8: “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour”.

Isaiah 58:1: “Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.”

The ecumenical nature of the anti-abortion ‘For the Soul of the Nation’

Monday night past saw a large gathering of individuals from across Northern Ireland crowd into the ornate surrounds of Belfast Cathedral for a prayer gathering.

Their stated intention for the evening was to pray that God might intervene in the evil plans of men and women at Westminster (although Westmonster might be a better description given the monstrous plans it has for our country) to foist the massacre of unborn children on the people of Northern Ireland.

It was the stated intention of the organisers of For the Soul of the Nation to oppose steadfastly any efforts to facilitate abortion, ie baby murder, in our land.

It is certainly a commendable intention and indeed a commendable idea to have a prayer meeting to this end.

However, the fact remains we, if we are a believer, must be careful of the religious company we keep.

Agreement on a certain issue, or opposition to a common enemy does not give the believer carte blanche to associate spiritually with anyone sharing our point of view.

While in this matter those in attendance are to be praised for taking a public stand against this evil, many of those connected are not those with which we would wish to fellowship spiritually on a Sunday, so why would we do it on a Monday night instead?

Before you look at those taking part in or endorsing this event, the venue itself would be enough to start ringing alarm bells.

As alluded to in the opening paragraph, St Anne’s Cathedral, or Belfast Cathedral, played host to this gathering.

That church is a hub of ecumenical compromise and deceit, perhaps second only in Northern Ireland to the utterly anti-Christian Corrymeeela Community in Ballycastle on Northern Ireland’s north coast, with which it has very close links, naturally.

All manner of clerical compromise and religious rebellion is practised in the name of Christianity in that building (see here for just one example), so why would you want to identify with this polluted temple?

We understand that a building is not evil, but what it represents is rebellion against God and rejection of His Word.

God removes His presence from such a place.

Ezekiel 5:11: “Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord God; Surely, because thou hast defiled my sanctuary with all thy detestable things, and with all thine abominations, therefore will I also diminish thee; neither shall mine eye spare, neither will I have any pity.”

Psalm 127:1: “Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.”

The glory has long since departed from Belfast Cathedral, Ichabod has been written across it, and to choose to hold an event in such a place is indicative of the event as a whole.

Also of note is the man who led the way in organising the event – David Legge (pictured, top).

Sadly, David Legge is a man who appears to have descended in recent years from a previously sound, orthodox position, and he has now got wrapped up in the charismatic, shallow, ecumenical easy-believist movement.

A fine article on the Take Heed Ministries website of Cecil Andrews details a fair amount of David Legge’s downgrade in the past few years. You can find it by clicking here.

We highlighted his compromise last year when he was the lead speaker at the ecumenical charismatic prayer gathering, ‘Healing the Land’, which had the backing of so-called Protestants and Roman Catholics.

Indeed it was marketed as for Protestants and Roman Catholics and the previously annual event was not held this year, with Healing the Land instead one of the groupings backing this event, For the Soul of the Nation. Given Healing the Land was held in late August last year and this at the very start of September, it is highly likely it was decided running the two so close together might hurt the attendance at both.

We believe such close links are highly instructive.

The list of organisations given by the Belfast Telegraph as being involved in or having given its backing to the event includes CARE in Northern Ireland, Christian Medical Fellowship, CVM Ireland, Divine Healing Ministries, Drop Inn Ministries, Ellel Ministries Ireland, Evangelical Alliance NI, Healing the Land, House of Prayer Ireland, Stauros, Transformations Ireland and 24-7 Prayer Ireland.

We are not aware of or familiar with several of those organisations, but the ones with which we are familiar are ones we should not wish to fellowship with normally, so why would we do it now?

The Evangelical Alliance is headed up by a man so frequently lining up with Romanism he has rightly earned the moniker ‘Papist’ Peter Lynas.

Indeed he has previously stated his great interest in hearing what “that Antichrist”, the Pope, had to say in relation to matters including abortion when he visited Dublin last year.

True Christians shouldn’t want to hear anything the Pope has to say, unless it is to state his church teaches a false gospel and he will cease to take upon himself the blasphemous titles which rightly belong only to God.

House of Prayer Ireland, meanwhile, is headed up by the leader of Crown Jesus Ministries, the charismatic pastor known only by the matey moniker of Mitch (pictured, below). He was one of the key speakers at the recent Open Skies Festival at which the disturbing form of prayer created by the more disturbing still, Bethel Ministries, called Sozo was promoted and taught to attendees.

And 24-7 Prayer Ireland, meanwhile, is headed up by another total sell-out to Rome, Alain ‘Ecumenical’ Emerson, lead pastor at the charismatic Emmanuel Church based in the Craigavon area.

He is such a habitual ecumenist, from promoting the founder of the Jesuits as an example to be followed to preaching in Romanist chapels (pictured, below), that to attend any event endorsed by him would immediately make you very concerned indeed. He appeared in a video on the For the Soul of the Nation Facebook page encouraging attendance at it.

These are just some of the characters backing this event – do you believe good fruit can come from such a polluted source?

The Bible says it cannot.

Luke 6:43: “For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.”

We are warned against ecumenical link-ups with those who act contrary to God’s will.

Ephesians 5:11: “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.”

The example of the good king Jehoshaphat foolishly aligning himself with Ahab is one we ought to take warning from today.

First Ahab courts Jehoshaphat’s support and he foolishly says he and Ahab and his people and Ahab’s were the equivalent of one another. This was not true as Ahab was not only a wicked king but notably wicked.

1 Kings 22:4 shows the approach by Ahab and friendly receipt therof by Jehoshaphat. It says: “And he said unto Jehoshaphat, Wilt thou go with me to battle to Ramoth-gilead? And Jehoshaphat said to the king of Israel, I am as thou art, my people as thy people, my horses as thy horses.”

His alliance with the ungodly brought down God’s wrath and judgment.

2 Chronicles 19:2: “Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath upon thee from before the LORD.”

It is obvious that all true children of God should be opposed to the massacre of the unborn and it is good that so many people feel strongly about this.

However, a line of separation still needs to be drawn.

At the rally held in Belfast today (Saturday), one of the headline speakers was ‘Father’ Patrick McCafferty, a high-profile proponent of Romish deceit.

This individual frequently appears in the local media, standing up for false Romish doctrines.

We may agree with him on the importance of the life of the unborn, but we cannot agree with his false teachings which deny the gospel of Jesus Christ.

And this is the problem with the movement springing up around the pro-life campaign.

People are saying, ‘sure we all agree on this, let’s fight this battle together’, just as Jehoshaphat and Ahab did.

However, all this does is give ecumenists an excuse to follow their unbiblical desires and we must ever be wary of the tactics employed by the devil, no matter how attractive or wholesome they may appear to be.

2 Corinthians 11:14 tells us “Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light” and 1 Peter 5:8 urges us to “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour”.

Don’t let the ecumenists use this most important matter to further their own corrupt ends and thus pollute true Christianity in our land still further.

Evangelical Alliance joins with Pope in backing ecumenical ‘Thy Kingdom Come’

Psalm 1:1,6: “Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.”

The Evangelical Alliance has joined the Pope in enthusiastically supporting the truly ecumenical and ungodly ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ prayer event.

Gavin Calver (pictured, top) is the Director of Mission at the Evangelical Alliance and, in an article advertising ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ on the Evangelical Alliance UK website, it is stated that Gavin Calver is “among the Christian leaders who are supporting the drive in England”.

That same article highlights the primary ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ gathering in the UK, which was held at Trafalgar Square, and it was led by the Arch-apostate of Canterbury Justin Welby, who founded the event and gained the Pope’s blessing of it, Bishop of London Sarah Mullally (pictured, below, whose unscriptural role as a ‘minister’ we previously highlighted here), and Roman Catholic Cardinal Vincent Nichols.

When Rome gets behind an initiative you can be sure it is not honouring to God as Rome rejects the teachings of God’s Word on so many vital things.

Indeed, we have gone over these on so many occasions that any who read this page and refuse to accept this very simple fact are, sad to say, either very foolish or wilful Christ-rejecters.

There can be no fellowship with Rome while Rome rejects and denies the one true way to salvation, which is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone (Ephesians 2:8-9).

Yet here we have the Evangelical Alliance, which claims to be faithful to God, promoting fellowship with the pagan corruption of true Christianity that is Rome.

It is a despicable thing for any who profess Christ to do.

Gavin Calver, along with his wife Anne, is among the guest speakers lined up for next month’s New Wine Conference in Sligo.

The New Wine Conference is an ecumenical festival, boasting Romanist speakers, and this year is no different as Paddy Monaghan of the ‘Evangelical Catholic Initiative’, a member of the blasphemous Legion of Mary, will be speaking. You can read more about that by clicking here.

Given Gavin Calver is “supporting the drive” in favour of compromise and polluted worship alongside Christ-denying Romanists at ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, it is no surprise to see him engaging with an event which has ignored God’s warnings regarding separation.

However, it is vitally important that all true children of God know that the Evangelical Alliance is betraying God’s Word and is indeed responsible for the promotion of “another gospel”.

This other gospel the Evangelical Alliance is propagating is one where it doesn’t actually matter what we believe and whether a church actively, repeatedly and deliberately blasphemes Christ, as Rome does in the Mass.

This form of doctrinal free for all can only lead to confusion and ignorance of why we need to be separate from the errors of Rome and other false teachers.

Hosea 4:6 warns of the terrible consequences that such ignorance, which is actively fostered and encouraged in the name of unity, causes, when it says: “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.”

The Evangelical Alliance is ever day by day undermining the true gospel message by continually promoting or excusing that which is offensive to God.

One of its leading figures in the UK, Gavin Calver is promoting uniting with Rome through the Pope backed ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ Initiative and by speaking at a supposedly Christian conference also addressed by a member of the Legion of Mary, an organisation set up to blasphemously venerate the earthly mother of Jesus.

The Evangelical Alliance leader in Northern Ireland, Peter Lynas (pictured, below), is a hardened ecumenist, who appears utterly set on rejecting God’s Word.

We will not go into listing all of his unscriptural actions and comments, but you can read about his antics, unbecoming for a supposed Christian leader, by clicking here.

They do, however, include criticising any who dare to speak out against supposed Protestant leaders meeting the Pope and suggesting churches create transgender toilets.

Also reported in the aforementioned article on the Evangelical Alliance website is the fact that a ‘Rev’ Michaela Youngson (1 Timothy 2:12), President of the Methodist Church in England, is “among the leaders of Christian networks and denominations who are supporting the initiative in England this year”.

‘Rev’ Michaela Youngson is the Chair of the ecumenical grouping, Churches Together in South London, which is supported by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark.

This woman is an ardent ecumenist, helping lead unholy mingling with error in the UK, yet the Evangelical Alliance is happy to join with the likes of ‘Rev’ Michaela Youngson in offering up polluted worship.

Many churches are linked with this group, and we have named several Baptist churches and even one Congregational church in Northern Ireland who are members of the Evangelical Alliance.

And we would encourage all readers, whether you are in Northern Ireland, elsewhere in the UK or wherever else further afield the Evangelical Alliance has influence, to warn against this grouping which is steadily descending into grave compromise with dreadful error.

To any who may find their church or that of friends, neighbours or family members tied up with this ungodly organisation, we repeat the cry written so long ago for our good by the Apostle Paul, written under the inspiration of the Holy Ghost.

2 Corinthians 6:17: “Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing”.

Evangelical Alliance’s David Smyth links arms with Rome, Irish republican and issues ‘warm welcome to the Pope’

There is a well known phrase that “my enemy’s enemy is my friend”.

And this appears to be the general mindset adopted by a lot of the forces operating in opposition to abortion and other moral and social issues in Northern Ireland.

Many so-called Protestants are coalescing with the Roman Catholic Church these days as they, laudably, share an opposition to the murder of the unborn, euphemistically referred to as abortion.

Now, whether or not those Protestants who engage in this would consider the Roman Catholic Church to be their enemy is up for debate and, indeed highly improbable, but the general principle still stands.

And this can be seen very clearly at the Evangelical Alliance, with further demonstration of this errant approach given by its Public Policy representative, David Smyth.

This he did by addressing a conference organised by the Iona Institute NI, a Romanist organisation.

While it calls itself a Christian think tank, it is clearly a Roman Catholic dominated organisation at best.

The Iona Institute was originally formed in the overwhelmingly Roman Catholic Republic of Ireland and launched a Northern Ireland branch in 2016.

At its first conference in 2017, the keynote speaker was the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh, Eamon Martin.

Other speakers at the event, held in a Roman Catholic parish hall in Belfast, included Nuala O’Loan and Alban Maginness, both well known former public representatives who are also known for their devotion to the Roman Catholic faith.

The subject of Eamon Martin’s speech was about how he expects the position of the Roman Catholic Church to be respected and “encouraged Catholics to meet like minded Christians more often to share their values”.

Ecumenical dialogue, in other words.

His comments, in their nature, were addressed entirely to a Roman Catholic audience and a report from the Irish Times from March 2017 calls the Iona Institute a “Catholic advocacy group”.

An excerpt of the report is as follows: “Archbishop Eamon Martin has told the inaugural conference of the Iona Institute Northern Ireland that the Catholic Church has no desire to create a theocracy in Ireland, but wants respect for its beliefs and values.

The Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland was the keynote speaker at the event in south Belfast, which was organised by the Catholic advocacy group to explore “faith in the public square”.

Delegates at the event in St Brigid’s Parish Hall also heard from former Police Ombudsman Nuala O’Loan and former SDLP MLA Alban Maginness, among others.

The archbishop told attendees the Catholic Church expected that “in a true pluralist democracy or republic, religion and faith will continue to have an important part to play in the national conversation”.

He acknowledged the Catholic Church’s “child abuse scandals and other shameful episodes” in the past.

He encouraged Catholics to meet like-minded Christians more often to share their values and contribute to discussions.”

This is a Roman Catholic focused group, with one of the church’s most senior figures encouraging them to engage in ecumenical activity.

And David Smyth and the Evangelical Alliance have been only too happy to help fulfil the wishes of this most senior emissary of Papal deceit.

The event was held in the Wellington Park Hotel in Belfast on Saturday past, 30 March and was advertised in Roman Catholic parish bulletins and featured prominently in the Irish News.

Its Northern Irish spokesperson is a Roman Catholic called Tracy Harkin.

And Tracy Harkin is an Irish republican who will contest next month’s local council election for a new all-Ireland political party called Aontu, led by a former Sinn Fein member of the Republic of Ireland’s parliament called Peadar Toibin.

Toibin left Sinn Fein due to his opposition to abortion and this policy is a key driver behind his new party.

However, while Toibin appears to be concerned about murdering the unborn, and rightfully so, by having ever been a member of Sinn Fein he shows his utter disdain and disregard for those innocent victims of terrorism perpetrated by the IRA, whose actions Sinn Fein continue to celebrate to this day.

And Tracy Harkin will be standing for this man’s party, which has a stated aim of promoting a united Ireland.

There certainly doesn’t seem to be much by the way of Protestantism about the Iona Institute and the Archbishop of Armagh certainly seems to think it is a Roman Catholic organisation.

All this makes it all the more disappointing that the Evangelical Alliance and one of its most senior representatives at that, should wish to engage with an organisation representing blasphemous beliefs.

These include the practising of the Mass, where Christ is sacrificed again and again throughout the centuries across the world, the idolatrous worship of Mary and veneration of statues, the deceit of Purgatory and the denial of the precious Biblical doctrine of salvation by faith alone in Christ alone.

Just because we may agree with Roman Catholics on the subject of abortion, there are, or certainly ought to be, vast chasms in what we believe on so many fundamentals of the faith.

And while it may seem to some to be a practical approach to forge links with a church on a matter on which you agree, in the light of Scripture it is shown to be an errant attitude to take.

One must only look at the example of the good king of Judah, Jehoshaphat, foolishly linking with the evil king of Israel, Ahab.

2 Chronicles 18:1-3 says: “Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance, and joined affinity with Ahab. And after certain years he went down to Ahab to Samaria. And Ahab killed sheep and oxen for him in abundance, and for the people that he had with him, and persuaded him to go up with him to Ramoth-gilead. And Ahab king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat king of Judah, Wilt thou go with me to Ramoth-gilead? And he answered him, I am as thou art, and my people as thy people; and we will be with thee in the war.”

Jehoshaphat focused on the commonality between him and Ahab.

Their kingdoms were born from the division of one kingdom, the peoples they ruled were all the children of Jacob.

However, they were vastly different, as we are told that Jehoshaphat was faithful to God.

2 Chronicles 17:3-4, 6 says: “And the Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim; But sought to the Lord God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel. And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the Lord: moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.”

Ahab, meanwhile, was an extremely, notably wicked man.

1 Kings 16:30-33 says: “And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the Lord above all that were before him. And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him. And he reared up an altar for Baal in the house of Baal, which he had built in Samaria. And Ahab made a grove; and Ahab did more to provoke the Lord God of Israel to anger than all the kings of Israel that were before him.”

While Jehoshaphat was taking away the high places and groves used for idolatrous worship, Ahab was busy setting them up.

Yet for some reason Jehoshaphat considered it a good idea to form an alliance with this evil man.

After his ecumenical foray, Jehoshaphat was told he had kindled God’s anger.

2 Chronicles 19:2 says: “And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the Lord? therefore is wrath upon thee from before the Lord.”

Despite warnings such as this (you can also refer to Zerubbabel and Jeshua fending off such an advance in Ezra 3), there are many who plough on regardless, walking hand in hand with Rome.

This is what the Evangelical Alliance is doing as they seek to find common cause with Rome.

Unlike the famous adage adopted by the Jesuits, who one of the Evangelical Alliance’s members, Alain Emerson of Emmanuel Church, is a big fan of, the ends do not justify the means.

Of course, this is not the first time David Smyth or the Evangelical Alliance has mingled seed with the corruption of Rome.

When it was announced that Pope Francis, the man who blasphemously calls himself God’s representative on earth, despite that being the role of the Holy Spirit (John 14:16-18; John 16:7-11), was planning to visit Ireland, David Smyth said he wanted to extend “a warm and sincere welcome to the Pope”.

He also said he hoped such a “warm and sincere welcome” would be shown “by the whole community”.

Leaving aside the fact that true Christians should not be glad handing the representatives of a system which has condemned untold millions to hell, did David Smyth include the countless numbers who have been abused by Romanist priests as part of “the whole community”? Should they welcome the man at the head of the system which harboured their abusers?

David Smyth went on to say that “sometimes we can be concerned that by showing warmth or generosity that that can be misunderstood as endorsing everything someone stands for”.

This is very much a fig leaf to cover the nakedness of his betrayal of the Bible.

It says in Ephesians 5:11: “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them”.

David Smyth continued his overture to “that man of sin, and son of perdition”, by saying “maybe we need to be bolder in our welcome”.

So not only was he keen to be offering a “warm and sincere” welcome to the Pope, he was keen to be bold about it and do it in a very overt and obvious way.

Such boldness in welcoming sin is not found in the Bible.

The boldness we find is in preaching the word of God and sharing the precious gospel of Jesus Christ which the Pope denies and pronounces his curse upon any who believe it.

Ephesians 6:19-20 says: “And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel, For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.”

1 Thessalonians 2:2-5 says: “But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention. For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts. For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; God is witness”.

We are also to be bold, if we are saved, in our approach to God in prayer.

Hebrews 4:16 says: “Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.”

Hebrews 10:16-20 says: “This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them; And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more. Now where remission of these is, there is no more offering for sin. Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh”.

There is the true boldness we are to have to put our prayers and petitions before God, not to be bold in welcoming warmly a man who denies the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Even those verses above rip apart the teachings of Rome, speaking of how God will no longer remember our sins, He won’t make us go through Purgatory, He won’t require us to do penance, He doesn’t want us to offer up a sacrifice of His precious Son again and again.

Yet the Evangelical Alliance and David Smyth want to warmly welcome a man who engages in such wickedness.

And the Evangelical Alliance and David Smyth want to join hands with a Romanist organisation like the Iona Institute and walk hand in hand with an Irish republican who wants to bring us under the rule of those who hate true Christianity.

Dear reader, please separate yourself from this organisation, please separate yourself from any churches involved in the Evangelical Alliance or indeed any who would have any fellowship with the Iona Institute.

Make it clear that this betrayal of true Christianity and true Protestantism will not be carried out in your name.

Hebrews 13:13: “Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.”

Peter Lynas and Evangelical Alliance join forces with Jesuit promoter Alain ‘Ecumenical’ Emerson

Jeremiah 14:10-14: “Thus saith the Lord unto this people, Thus have they loved to wander, they have not refrained their feet, therefore the Lord doth not accept them; he will now remember their iniquity, and visit their sins. Then said the Lord unto me, Pray not for this people for their good. When they fast, I will not hear their cry; and when they offer burnt offering and an oblation, I will not accept them: but I will consume them by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence. Then said I, Ah, Lord God! behold, the prophets say unto them, Ye shall not see the sword, neither shall ye have famine; but I will give you assured peace in this place. Then the Lord said unto me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, neither spake unto them: they prophesy unto you a false vision and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their heart.”

Much polluted worship is offered up in our land today and, like the Pharisees of old, those behind it think “that they shall be heard for their much speaking” (Matthew 7:7).

Many believe that simply invoking the name of Christ will be sufficient to ensure their utterances reach the courts of heaven.

However, Psalm 66:18 tells us that “If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me”.

And surely such a peril lies before those organisers of the prayer event held at the gates of Stormont, the would-be seat of power in Northern Ireland, were we not held to ransom by murderers and their apologists, on Sunday past, 24 March.

The event was organised by 24-7 Prayer Ireland, which is an ungodly organisation in the first place.

It is headed up by Alain Emerson (pictured on the right of the image at the top of this article), lead pastor of the anti-Christian charismatic Emmanuel Church, based in the Craigavon area.

Alain Emerson’s ecumenical rap sheet is so long it would make your eyes water, hence his richly deserved moniker of Alain ‘Ecumenical’ Emerson.

You can read his lengthy list of betrayal of the gospel of Jesus Christ by clicking here, which reached its nadir (thus far!) back in November when he engaged in whole-hearted promotion of that wretched Romanist Ignatius of Loyola.

He is, of course, the man who founded the dreadful Jesuit order of priests set up specifically to lead the Counter Reformation, which fought to suppress the glorious light of the gospel, so wonderfully unveiled by God through Martin Luther and others.

Ignatius of Loyola’s Jesuit order led the centuries long, bloody Inquisition, in which untold millions of Protestants, Jews and Muslims were murdered simply for not being Romanists.

But Ignatius of Loyola is a great “dude”, according to Alain ‘Ecumenical’ Emerson.

And on Sunday past he was leading this ungodly event under the auspices of 24-7 Prayer, which was held to, ostensibly, petition God to intervene and restore working government at Stormont and allow everyone to agree over the interminable ‘Brexit’ saga.

Presumably they believe God wants the murderers and apologists for murder of Sinn Fein to reassume control of our affairs.

Another leading figure in the religious deceit spreading throughout our land, ‘Papist’ Peter Lynas (pictured on the left of the image at the top of this article), was also heartily promoting this event.

‘Papist’ Peter Lynas is another whose ecumenical rap sheet is the length of your arm, and you can read all about that by clicking here.

He is the leader of the Evangelical Alliance in Northern Ireland and is a senior figure at Causeway Coast Vineyard Church in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

Alain Emerson’s Emmanuel Church is a member of the Evangelical Alliance, and the strong links between him and Peter Lynas were further demonstrated on Sunday past when he publicly expressed his support for, and attended, this initiative.

Peter Lynas tweeted after the event, saying it was “so great to be part of this”.

And indeed, beforehand, he actually appeared in a video alongside Alain ‘Ecumenical’ Emerson or, as he matily referred to him in the video, “Ally”.

Ironically, Alain Emerson is also an ally of Peter Lynas in the ecumenical deceit spreading throughout Ulster.

In that video, and another posted by Peter Lynas afterwards, he talks about people joining with “us”, putting himself as one of the senior figures in bringing this event together.

Now, there is nothing wrong with praying for our country, in fact it is Scriptural, but does Peter Lynas think that fellowshipping with a man who promotes the founder of the Jesuits and has repeatedly engaged with Romanism is going to achieve anything beneficial for Northern Ireland?

Peter Lynas, mind you, doesn’t seem to be too worried about raising a voice against Rome. Instead, he praised professing Christians such as the then Presbyterian Moderator, Rev Charles McMullen, for toddling down to Dublin to cower before the Pope.

With this constant rejection of God’s Word, can there be any excuse for being involved with the Causeway Coast Vineyard Church, or indeed any Vineyard Church, Emmanuel Church in Lurgan or Portadown in County Armagh, or any church which is a member of the Evangelical Alliance?

Scripturally, there is no excuse.

We are told in Ephesians 5:11 that we are to “have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them”.

Jude v 3 says we are to “earnestly contend for the faith”.

We cannot do that when we are wrapped up in churches who very clearly set themselves up in opposition to the Bible.

Let us not forget, as unfortunately so many in our country seem to have done, that Rome, to this very day, denies the all-sufficient death of Christ at Calvary and pronounces its curse on those who believe that precious doctrine.

Rome teaches of a fictitious holding cell between heaven and hell called Purgatory, it teaches of prayer to Mary and long dead so-called saints, it teaches of the worshipping of idols and images and practises the blatant blasphemy of the Mass, in which they offer Christ up as a sacrifice again and again and again.

All of these teachings are Biblically illiterate and repugnant to the Word of God.

So why do ‘Papist’ Peter Lynas and Alain ‘Ecumenical’ Emerson so willingly and gleefully work alongside them?

Dear reader that is a question we would love you to put to them, particularly if you or some connection of yours is in any way linked to any of the churches they represent, and that includes any whose church is in the Evangelical Alliance. You can find out which churches are members of the Evangelical Alliance by clicking here.

Won’t you even challenge your religious leaders about their involvement in such an organisation, if they are in the Evangelical Alliance, and won’t you even contact these men directly to challenge them on their persistent, repeated unscriptural activities and alliances?

You can contact Alain Emerson by emailing alain@emmanuel-church.co.uk and you can contact Peter Lynas at nireland@eauk.org and mark your correspondence for his attention and no doubt it will reach him.

Let us not be afraid to speak out in this day of apostasy to challenge those who serve to undermine the cause of Christ in our land.

James 4:17: “Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.”