Jeff Maples of Pulpit & Pen examines “Apostle” Bill Johnson of Bethel Church’s egregious heresy. According to Romans 16:17 believers are to “Mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ…” In light of his false teaching, Bill Johnson is to be marked and avoided.
But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. – 2 Peter 2:1
Recently, a member of our Facebook group alerted us to a review that she had written on Amazon about false teacher, Bill Johnson, to which he replied that he was “hurt” by her remarks.
The problem, however, is that we do know quite a bit about his relationship with Jesus. The Scriptures tell us that we will know false teachers by their fruits.
You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? – Matthew 7:16
So let’s examine some of Bill Johnson’s fruits, shall we?