“Take heed to yourself that you are not ensnared to follow them . . . that you do not inquire after their gods . . . You shall not worship the Lord your God in that way . . . Whatever I command you, be careful to observe it; you shall not add to it nor take away from it” (Deuteronomy 12:30–32 NKJV).
“To study this science is to pluck the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. God forbids you or any other mortal to learn or to teach such a science … Cut away from yourselves everything that savors of hypnotism, the science by which satanic agencies work” (Selected Messages, Book 2, 350).
Rick Howard’s overview of and personal experience with the dangers lurking in New Age phenomenon is now revised and updated in this second printing. Those who entertain the mechanisms of the “emerging church” trends open themselves to all kinds of evil. Spiritual formation, contemplative prayer, postmodern spirituality, the silence are just a few terms used to describe this spiritualism that is steeped in Eastern mysticism.
Embraced by Catholicism, these teachings are strongly colored by Buddhist and Hindu philosophies, and those who void their minds of everything “spiritual,” actually chant their way into self-hypnotic delusions. Only Satan could devise yet another counterfeit sprinkled with enough truth to make it not only plausible but also inviting. Those who accept the invitation enter at their own peril.
Pastor Howard provides this caution: “The principle is this: ignoring the Lord’s directive to not go outside the church for any new light gives Satan immediate access to our minds where he begins his hypnotic process. By choosing to go, we will have chosen to allow it, and God will not stop it . . . because He would be violating our freedom of choice. When we go, having been counseled not to go, Satan and his evil angels will gain control of our minds, using a type of hypnosis we cannot detect; it nevertheless is hypnosis.”
Extraordinary changes are occurring within all Christendom, and The Omega Rebellion exposes the hazards of those changes regarding the deceptions of the “emerging church” movement that is already pervasive. Now is the time to heed this warning.