ANTHONY IDEMUDIA ASAKPA
AUGUST 10, 2006
This is a wonderful set of principles based on the scriptures – please read. We need to encourage ourselves in the Lord, as attempts continue in society/media to change our Christian values. Attached is the chart.
BRAINWASHING AND HOW TO RESIST IT
[taken from www.crossroad.to] – PDF CHART on PAGE 2 of this article
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1. Brainwashing tactics: Produce mental and moral confusion (Cognitive dissonance).
1. How to resist: Faith.
1. Scriptures: Maintain unshakable trust in God – 1 Samuel 17:37 and Ephesians 6:10-18.
2. Brainwashing tactics: Produce intimidation and fear.
2. How to resist: Hope.
2. Scriptures: Be confident that He will bring the victory – Galatians 2:20.
3. Brainwashing tactics: Produce inner and outer conflict.
3. How to resist: Prayer.
3. Scriptures: Rest in His sufficiency – Philippians 4:6-7.
4. Brainwashing tactics: Stir resentment toward parents and traditional authority.
4. How to resist: Gratefulness.
4. Scriptures: Nurture a habit of thankfulness – 1Thessalonians 5:16-18.
5. Brainwashing tactics: Manipulate the above feelings to produce hatred toward dissenters.
5. How to resist: God’s love.
5. Scriptures: Demonstrate His overcoming love to others -1 Corinthians 13.
6. Brainwashing tactics: Insist on open-mindedness (to new beliefs and values.
6. How to resist: Discernment.
6. Scriptures: Recognize and resist deception – Colossians 2:8.
7. Brainwashing tactics: Indoctrinate with new vision and values.
7. How to resist: Conviction.
7. Scriptures: Stand uncompromisingly firm on God’s Word – Romans 12:2.
8. Brainwashing tactics: Ridicule and humiliate resistors (Zero Tolerance for Non-Compliance).
8. How to resist: Genuine humility.
8. Scriptures: Follow the Shepherd, not self or the world – Philippians 2:3-8.
9. Brainwashing tactics: Insist on personal confessions: sharing feelings in group daily.
9. How to resist: Confession to God.
9. Scriptures: Delight in His righteousness, not our own -1 John 1:9.
10. Brainwashing tactics: Submit to state.
10. How to resist: Surrender to God.
10. Scriptures: Abide in Him – our only true and lasting safety. – Romans 12:1
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