The Effect of Mysticism and Gnosticism on the Messianic Movement – Part 3 – 02 March, 2018

If there is any lesson to be learned by the present infestation of mystical and Gnostic-esque ideas in the Messianic movement, it is that we must reexamine ourselves to make sure that we have the proper motivations for being where we are today. Are we truly here so that we can become more Messiah-like, and grow and mature in our faith? Are we here so that we can be a better testimony to others? How well do we truly know the Bible in its full context, with an understanding of Hebrew and Greek linguistics and the history behind it? How well do we understand the errant influences in the First Century ekklēsia? More than anything else, how can we have the spiritual discernment to determine truth and error?