For years we have been warning Christians throughout the world of the dangers of psychoheresy. We have warned that the psychologizers and their books and tapes would be promoting psychoheresy wherever possible. We regularly receive letters and phone calls from missionaries and other Christians around the world who are attempting to warn church leaders in other countries about the dangers of psychoheresy. However, they find great difficulty because psychology has burgeoned beyond the borders of America and is found mushrooming in practically every continent. A missionary to France describes it this way:
Another missionary (Taiwan) writes the following:
Chogyam Trungpa, a leader in the Buddhist faith, says: "Buddhism will come to the West as psychology." Psychology writer Daniel Goleman points out how Eastern religions "seem to be making gradual headway as psychologies, not as religions." Jacob Needleman says of these spiritual teachers now in the West that they "are reformulating and adapting the traditional systems according to the language and atmosphere of modern psychology."
Just as Eastern religions are coming to the West disguised as psychology, psychology is being exported to the rest of the world through American Christianity by way of the psychologizers speaking abroad, through their books and tapes being promoted abroad, and by numerous missionaries now preaching a gospel diluted and polluted with psychology.
It is ironic that Eastern religions are coming to the West as psychologies while psychology is being promoted throughout the world through Christianity.
Here is one final excerpt from a letter from Australia:
I have studied psychology and conclude all of society has had its thinking changed by this leaven, and it is not hard to see terrible end-time persecution "through the Ministry of Love." Psychology will be one of the main tools used to control people and to rob them of their freedom.
We appreciate you and what you are doing.
It is grievous to see the rapid spread of psychoheresy in America. It is even more disturbing to see it being exported throughout the world. Once psychological notions about who man is and how he changes become mixed with Christianity, it is extremely difficult to separate them, especially if believers are not well-grounded in the Word of God.
Those who respond to a psychologized gospel are not be responding to the true Gospel at all and may, therefore, not be saved. Instead, a psychologized gospel prepares individuals to embrace a false religion because it rests on the wisdom of men and distorts the Word of God.
(From PAL V2N5)
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