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Latter Rain Movement

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Latter Rain Movement

Aberrational, Heretical, Heterodox, Suborthodox or Unorthodox Latter Rain Movement

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Heretical movement popularized by Franklin Hall, William Branham, George Warnock, John Robert Stevens, etcetera. Elements of Latter Rain teachings are today being taught within certain renewal and revival movements.

Considered to be one of today's most dangerous false teachings in the church, the movement's doctrines are taught and supported by a wide range of controversial teachers. They include Rick Joyner, C. Peter Wagner, Paul Cain, Cindy Jacobs, Bill Hamon, and countless others.

See also:
Kingdom Now Theology
Renewal and Revival Movements (Modern)

We can sum up the Latter Rain or Dominion teaching this way:
  • the Church must be restored and equipped to rule by the five-fold ministries.
  • it must come to perfection and complete visible UNITY.
  • out of the purified church will come a spiritual elite corps, a Corporate Christ who possess the
  • Spirit without measure
  • they will purge the earth of all wickedness and rebellion
  • they will judge the apostate Church
  • they will redeem all creation, and restore the earth
  • they will eventually overcome death itself in a counterfeit of the Rapture
  • the Church will thus inherit the earth, and rule over it from the Throne of Christ.
Tricia Tillin, 1997, "The New Thing"


Christian An Examination of Kingdom Theology Three-part article by Albert Dager. Indepth report on the roots, doctrines, major players, movements, and current rebirth
Christian The Latter Rain and Manifested Sons of God Chapter in Bill Randles' book "Weighed and Found Wanting"
Christian The Latter Rain Revival Brief but helpful overview. Caution: the site promotes King James-Onlyism
Christian Restoration - The Latter Rain Movement Overview of its roots, doctrines, and current rebirth...
Christian The True Former And Latter Rain by Mike Oppenheimer
Christian The Way of Cain ''New teachings in the Christian Church- Where are They Leading Us?'' by Lisa Havener

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First posted: Jan. 6, 1997
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