03 April 2008

Oprah: The False Prophet

It's not often that I would devote a posting to voice my concern about a celebrity. However, Oprah may have fallen victim to her own open-mindedness. A very wise Sunday School teacher of mine once said, "Don't be so open minded that your brains fall out." Oprah, here's bucket, hun.

Eckhart Tolle has authored "A New Earth." Oprah has channeled this book over her Book Club and co-hosts with Tolle multiple webcasts teaching Tolle's beliefs. "For those readers who are followers of these religions or teachings. I say to them: there is no need to go elsewhere for the truth. Let me show you how to go more deeply into what you already have."

What I already have, Mr. Tolle? If I don't know the love of Jesus Christ, I have only sin. However, Tolle and Oprah want you to believe that you have the power...that instead of everyone turning their eyes upon Jesus that if we look deeply into ourselves and love each other, our world will change.

Our world has become so open to everything. Absolutes are viewed as archaic. However, a gas engine can only run on gas...our veins can only pump blood...and our hearts have a hole that only God can fill.

My suggestion: pray for Tolle and Oprah...search the Scriptures...and stop watching Oprah until her heart changes.