Paul Washer says God Blackmails (in a Heart Cry Sermon)
Paul Washer from Heart Cry Missionary Society says that God blackmails believers. He says ...
"Sometimes in discipline, God will pull away assurance from a true believer so that they may fear and seek him." (Sermon, "Assurance: Tests of True Faith")
"In order to discipline a true believer God might remove assurance from them, so that they might seek him again." (Sermon, "How to witness to the lost")
So, according to Washer, God deceives believers into thinking they’re going to hell, even though they’re actually going to heaven.
This contradicts the Bible, which says that the Finished Work of Christ always assures believers...
Cast on Jehovah what He has given, and He will keep you; He will not give the righteous to waver, forever. [He will never allow the righteous to be shaken – NAS]
Shout for joy, daughter of Zion; ... Jehovah, the King of Israel, is in your midst; you shall not fear evil any more.
Clearly, believers never have their ...