The first article on Charles Stanley was a short expose on his heretical teaching, and his promotion of Roman Catholic mysticism. This second article will further discuss his heretical view of salvation, and his longstanding practice of ecumenism.
Dr. Stanley’s ecumenical work can be traced back to 1979 with the “Moral Majority“, which he helped to start with the ecumenical Jerry Falwell, a Melkite Greek, Roman, Catholic Church, a false prophet (Pat Robertson), and even included a Southern Baptist, who was also a Grand Orator of the Grand Lodge of freemasons in North Carolina.(to be fair, Dr. Stanley might not have been aware that the Southern Baptist was a luciferian) For more information on the ecumenism of the Moral Majority, click on the link entitled “Catholics and the Moral Majority“.
Dr. Stanley has also been a ministry partner of TBN for more than 15 years, and still is to this day. TBN is a major religious television network, and its programs are aired all over the world. However, TBN isn’t a force for the good, but for the kingdom of darkness, because it is more than just ecumenical, concerning its partners. What makes this religious television network so much worse than the Moral Majority is its promotion of some of the worse false teachers, and their heresies, and false gospels. Even the TBN founder, Paul Crouch, affirms the heresies of the network’s ministry partners, such the “little gods heresy“, “the name it claim it heresy“, the “false prosperity & health gospel“, and many more.
The problem with being apart of this religious television network is that it claims to be a Christian network, when it clearly isn’t, and for a well respected minister, such as Charles Stanley, to partner with such a false ministry, which is leading millions to Hell every year (while taking the donations of the deceived followers/victims), is that he is giving creditability to a false Christianity that exists to deceive people, and lead to them Hell. In this way, Dr. Stanley is partaking in all of the evils of TBN and their partners, because he has been, for many years, making himself a willing participant of this apostasy (2John 1:8-11).
Young naive preachers may get involved with TBN, and even stay a partner with the network for some time, but as time goes by, they will hear of the horrendous sins of TBN, and will have to realize that God is not the power behind TBN, but Satan. At that point, every preacher would have to make a decision, which is to separate, and be holy, or to remain, and loose their eternal reward, and even their souls (2John 1:8-11, Matthew 16:24-27, Matthew 7:21-23, James 4:17).
After more than 15 years, Dr. Stanley has decided to remain a loyal ministry partner of the disgraced TBN.
Dr. Stanley does not stand alone in this sin, because TBN has many, well respected ministry partners, such as the late Adrian Rodgers, Way of the Master Ministries, Charles Swindoll, Franklin Graham, Jack Van Impe, Jay Sekulow, and many more. Therefore, it would be wrong to only make mention of Charles Stanley. To mention TBN is to bring into view every untrustworthy televangelist, who dared to partner with TBN, and to remain, even after years of being informed of the corruption of the network, and after ignoring all of the clear warnings from Scripture about the danger, and prohibition, of bad influences (1Corinthians 15:33-34, 1Timothy 5:21-22, 1Timothy 6:3-12, 2Timothy 3:1-1-7, 2John 1:8-11, Hebrews 12:14). The disobedience of these preachers have led millions into a wrong understanding of what it means to live godly in a corrupt world. By walking hand-in-hand with evil, they have led millions of Christians to believe that they, too, can walk hand-in-hand with evil, and still enter into eternal life.
This matter of abiding in evil, while claiming to be a follower of Christ, then brings into view the antinomian heresy of Dr. Stanley, which teaches people the following lies:
1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
3 Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.
13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
12 Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.
13 But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
14 For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end;
15 While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation.
4 For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,
5 And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,
6 If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.
7 For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God:
8 But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.
“You can’t sin and live like the devil down here and get by with it even as a believer. The Bible says you will lose your reward but you’ll be saved so as by fire. You won’t lose your salvation, but there’s a whole lot to lose, brother, by sinful living.” ~ from the book “Eternal Security”