Grave sucking or mantle grabbing

Bill Johnson and friends…again!

Sola Dei Gloria

HT to Steve at Apostasy Watch   for this story. Was odd to come across this today, shortly after the passing of Bob Jones, for I had thought just yesterday that someone would be coming out soon claiming to have received “Bob’s mantle”.  Still think it will probably happen…

Wish I could say this was the first I’d heard of this, but it isn’t.

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When I first heard of grave sucking I assumed it must be a joke. Surely no one would buy into something so silly. Well my friends, this is for real. Grave sucking or mantle grabbing is the belief and practice of pulling the supposed Holy Spirit powers from the dead bones of a previously empowered believer. It is taught that when a Spirit empowered individual dies their mantle or mission dies with them. In other words God’s mission for that believer was thwarted when that…

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One Response to Grave sucking or mantle grabbing

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    This practice seems more occultic than Christian. You wonder about Christian discernment among these people…

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