“The Secret” EXPOSED!
Complied and written by David J. Stewart
THE SECRET by Rhonda Byrne is of the Devil. It is available in audio book or DVD format. Byrne’s, THE SECRET, was recently featured on the Oprah Winfrey show…
“It's making headlines around the world—and buzz just keeps building. Some say it's the secret to creating the life you truly want—losing weight, making money, finding love. See why people everywhere are talking about The Secret.”
SOURCE: The Secret
Oprah is without a doubt the biggest promoter of New Age authors and philosophy than anyone else in the world today. THE SECRET is just another New Age deception, being marketed to the public as a miracle solution for all of one’s problems.
Wattles perverts the Scriptures to teach that God intended for all of us to be filthy rich. Wattles foolishly states:
. as she read a 98-year old book titled. who taught damnable heresies. and following a string of traumatic events in her personal and professional life.the secret laws and principles of the universe.pdf
Wattles Taught that God Wants Everyone to Be Financially Wealthy
Throughout the book.‖ by Wallace Delois Wattles (1860-1911)…
http://www.‖ The author of the book is Wallace D.Here is what the official website for THE SECRET advertises…
“Towards the end of 2004. Of that moment. In chapter 5. Mr. Here is a free online edition of the book. Wattles. "Something inside of me had me turn the pages one by one.It is critically important that we take a closer look at the book upon which she places so much emphasis. and her tears fell upon the pages. ―THE SCIENCE OF GETTING RICH. It gave me a glimpse of The Secret and it was like a flame inside of my heart…" SOURCE: of.tv/behind-the-secret-making-
Wallace D. and I can still remember my tears hitting the pages as I was reading it. ―THE SCIENCE OF GETTING RICH. Mr.html Rhonda Byrne states that she cried. Wattles. As you will learn. Rhonda says. Rhonda's daughter had given her a copy of The Science of Getting Rich. and claims that she discovered ―The Secret‖ within its pages –.universallawstoday. Increasing Life.com/ebooks/Wallace%20Wattles%20%20The%20Science%20of%20Getting%20Rich. Wattles: Unsaved Modernist
Since Miss Byrne has based her entire work largely upon Wattles' book. a book written in 1910 by Wallace D. http://www.thesecret. Wattles was a heathen man. Rhonda Byrne discovered a great secret . and was a contributing pioneer of today’s Satanic New Age Movement.
He wants you to get rich because he can express himself better through you if you have plenty of things to use in giving him expression. see distant lands. which drown men in destruction and perdition.“It is the desire of God that you should get rich. the Bible condemns the desire to be rich… “And having food and raiment let us be therewith content. in order that you may surround yourself with beautiful things.” (Matthew 19:24) “…Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith. Wattles. the Bible teaches that more POOR people will enter into Heaven than RICH people… “And again I say unto you.
. He can live more in you if you have unlimited command of the means of life… The universe desires you to have everything you want to have… You want to get rich in order that you may eat. and develop your intellect” SOURCE: The Science of Getting Rich. For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after. and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?” (James 2:5). than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. and [into] many foolish and hurtful lusts. they have erred from the faith. by Wallace D. drink. and be merry when it is time to do these things. and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. chapter 5. flee these things…” (1st Timothy6:8-11). feed your mind. O man of God. But thou. In sharp contrast. It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle. In fact. But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare.
and the fact that all Christ-rejecters will burn there FOREVER (2nd Thessalonians 1:8-9. Wattles really goes out into left field when he states: “The desire you feel for riches is the infinite.. because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to
. seeking to express Himself in you…” SOURCE: The Science of Getting Rich.‖ There is nothing in the Bible which teaches that God wants ANYONE to be financially wealth in this earthly life. Wattles teaches that it is God working in us Who causes us to desire to be financially rich. The only means to wealth which the Bible endorses is good old-fashioned hard work and capitalism. chapter 6. Wattles. Whoa! How absurd! Whereas 1st Timothy 6:10 condemns the desire to be rich. chapter 5.” SOURCE: The Science of Getting Rich. Blasphemy!
Wattles Taught Not to Sacrifice for Others
Wattles selfishly goes on to state: "Get rid of the idea that God wants you to sacrifice yourself for others. God requires nothing of the kind. as we read in Matthew 19:24. by Wallace D. only a fool would dare claim that God wants everyone to be rich. Wattles. 1st John 3:16 states. I this what the Bible teaches? In sharp contrast. I am reminded of the Words of the Lord Jesus Christ… “For what is a man profited. and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” (Matthew 16:26) In view of such overwhelming Biblical evidence. if he shall gain the whole world. ―It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle. by Wallace D. and that you can secure his favor by doing so. Wattles fails to speak of the reality of hellfire in his book. "Hereby perceive we the love of God. Riches are a road to Hellfire.Mr.. than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. Mr. Revelation 20:1115).
by Wallace D. Mr. in its original state. chapter 17. and in earnest thanksgiving that the reality is being given to him… The created energy works through the established channels of natural growth. How Riches Come To You.
Wattles' Demonic New Age Philosophy
In the concluding chapter. The idea of "thinking stuff from which all things are made" is 100% New Age doctrine. and so fulfil the law of Christ. permeates. is trying to live and do and enjoy things through humanity…
." We ought to "lay down our lives" for fellow Christians. Wattles is a New Ager. Mr. The Christian life is all about sacrificing for others. and of the industrial and social order. "Bear ye one another's burdens. Wattles. All that is included in his mental image will surely be brought to the man who follows the instructions given above…” SOURCE: The Science of Getting Rich. Wattles evidences his New Age philosophies: “God. and which." Galatians 6:2 states. penetrates. Summary of the Science of Getting Rich. and by impressing his thought upon formless substance can cause the thing he thinks about to be created… The man who wishes to get rich must spend his leisure hours in contemplating his vision. Wattles again foolishly states: “THERE is a thinking stuff from which all things are made. In chapter 6.lay down our lives for the brethren. the One Substance. titled. Mr. and fills the interspaces of the universe…A thought in this substance produces the thing that is imaged by the thought… Man can form things in his thought. Nearly every one of the Apostles were martyred for preaching the Gospel.
and being deceived. but they have sought out many inventions. chapter 10. that in the last days perilous times shall come… evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse. in the flesh. Wattles.‖ (Ecclesiastes 7:29). 1st John 5:19 states: “And we know that we are of God. chapter 6. Jesus came to earth. Colossians 2:9. and the whole world lieth in wickedness. The world is not going to the devil. It is man’s greed.” 2nd Timothy 3:1 and 13 state: “This know also. Further use Of The Will… “Do not read religious books which tell you that the world is soon coming to an end. "God. and love of money that destroys him.
Wattles Taught that the World is Becoming Wonderful and is Not of the Devil
If that’s not bad enough.” SOURCE: The Science of Getting Rich.. "And God appeared unto Jacob. as the manifestation of the Godhead (1st Timothy 3:16. by Wallace D. deceiving. Wattles. and men needlessly kill one another in war
. John 10:33). the One Substance"? What kind of weird idea is that? God is NOT a substance! God is a Person (Genesis 35:9. There is nothing ―wonderful‖ about this sin-cursed world in which we live — where thousands of children die every day from starvation. by Wallace D.. It is wonderful becoming. lust.” Does this sound like a world that is wonderful becoming? The Bible teaches that ―God hath made man upright. listen to what the fruitcake has to say in chapter 10. and do not read the writing of muck-rakers and pessimistic philosophers who tell you that it is going to the devil.SOURCE: The Science of Getting Rich."). In sharp contrast. it is going to God.
Self-Help Popular Religion and the New Thought Movement
"Pray! In other words.especially the so-called "prosperity" psychology. and systems of "highpressure" salesmanship . insistent desire. to Mind. and begin to build!"
. SOURCE: Robert Collier (1885-1950). Visualize this thing that you want. New Age teaches that the world is getting better. and the original self-help gurus combined the burgeoning science of applied psychology with that of Bernays-like manipulative advertising.knowing what you want. 7 "There is no limit." Desire is the planting of your seed. you know.19-23). Of course. New Thought. and although its name be changed its nature remains the same. there is abundant evidence that in many forms of modern thought . Mankind is inherently sinful and prone to destruction (Romans 3:10. stems from the same fount. p. The first principle of success is DESIRE . An eager public was caught unaware and would consume mass market "willpowerbuilding" manuals. The God in You. the Bible condemns such heresy. pp. and laws are passed to legalize homosexual marriages. SOURCE: Manly P. Manly P. BELIEVE in it. and that mankind has the inherent potential to become as gods through enlightenment. See it. 101-2 The foregoing quote reads like an excerpt from a review of the movie. by the millions. Each successive generation has had its own purveyors. Make your mental blue-print. as we shall see.black magic has merely passed through a metamorphosis.
Oprah Winfrey. "The Secret" and the "New Alchemy"
Though the demonism of the Middle Ages seems to have disappeared. however. get an urgent. and the Oprah-inspired phenomenon that is The Secret. This is not the case. feel it. Secret Teachings of All Ages. "willpower-building" metaphysics. The Secret. Hall wrote those words in the late 1920s when New Thought metaphysics was in full swing.over oil.
Charles Fillmore.conspiracyarchive. and he who is ever harboring bad thought becomes bad. and Wallace D. for itself. Beethoven. In Vedantic India. discovering anew. Isaac Newton. what was thought by the ancients in India. they call it "New Thought".com/Commentary/Oprah_The_Secret. Joseph Campbell. 1918 At 0:00:34 in the DVD version of The Secret. which is in some cases taking over.”
. Thought is as real as any form of gross matter. But each man is Shiva and can attain His powers to the degree of his ability to consciously realize himself as such. thought has been ever held creative. Martin Luther King. Thought now works in man's small magic just as it first worked in the grand magical display of the World-Creator. Victor Hugo. Charles F. W. other past secret teachers mentioned in the movie include Aristotle. Alexander Graham Bell. Carl Jung. Haanel. keep it with you. Flashed upon the screen. and do not think about other “systems” and theories. "Shakti as Mantra. Henry Ford. we get our first clue that Robert Collier's works are one of the main sources of The Secret. as part of a rapid and slick collage transition sequence (one of many). commit it to memory. Thomas Troward. is a fleeting glimpse of a page from Collier's The Secret of the Ages: As identified by the official site of the DVD. The world is a creation of the thought (Cit Shakti associated with Maya Shakti) of the Lord (Ishvara and Ishvari). Her and His thought is the aggregate. The Law of Higher Potential. Ralph Waldo Emerson. Plato. Thomas Edison.SOURCE: Robert Collier. and in others. p. 368 (1947) The creative power of thought is now receiving increasing acceptance in the West. Clement Stone." Shakti and Shâkta. Andrew Carnegie. SOURCE: http://www. with almighty powers of all thought. Because they have discovered it anew. Wattles. Each man is in various degrees a creator. but its fundamental principle is as old as the Upanishads which said. Albert Einstein.htm
Wattles Sinfully Places His Book Over the Word of God
Wattles further states: “Read this book every day. Winston Churchill. All recognize this principle in the limited form that a man who thinks good becomes good. Robert Collier is a past secret teacher. Besides Collier. But the Indian and "New Thought" doctrine is more profound than this. SOURCE: Arthur Avalon. "what you think that you become".
by Wallace D. and men will hear it gladly. keep. and who teaches these details from the pulpit. having itching ears. pursuing well-being. Wattles elevates his own personal writings above the Scriptures. And they shall turn away [their] ears from the truth. Yeah. and Prosperity gospel.SOURCE: The Science of Getting Rich. and of winning love. This is the gospel that the world needs. the world cried out for the clergyman who can teach his hearers the true science of abundant life. Mr. or of a Hell that burns with fire and brimstone for all unbelievers. it’s called a Health. will never lack for a congregation. but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers. Wattles is of the Devil.
Wattle's False Gospel
Wattles states in chapter 15. Wallace Wattles tells us instead to read. A bornagain believer only needs One Book and that is the Bible. it will give increase of life. Wealth. and it’s taught all over the place today in apostate churches. In John 5:39 Jesus commanded us to… SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES!!! But. Rather. together will the allied sciences of being well.” [emphasis added] SOURCE: The Science of Getting Rich. memorize. of being great. He who masters the details of the science of getting rich. or of the end of times. and exploiting others with influential love.” Mr. Wattles. chapter 10. Wattles says that preachers ought to teach about getting rich. God's Word. as are his demonic teachings. Mr. Wallace teaches that preachers ought to water-down the Truth — never speaking of a sinful world. and shall be turned unto fables. The Advancing Man… “In the field of religion. In 2nd Timothy 4:3-4 foretold about such apostates as Wallace Wattles… “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine.
. Wattles. and will give it liberal support to the man who brings it to them. by Wallace D. and look ONLY to his book —THE SCIENCE OF GETTING RICH. chapter 15.
This is 100% New Age doctrine. Mary Baker Eddy. New Thought and New Age are of the Devil. yet. true human self-hood is divine. It promotes the ideas that God is all powerful and ubiquitous. but refuse to accept the reality of the Word of God. 2nd Timothy 3:5). life force. et cetera. Creative Visualization.. These people reject the saving power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ (Romans 1:16. no qualms about false doctrines taught in the church. was a disciple and patient of New Thought pioneer Phineas Quimby. he speaks of his god as ―One Substance‖ and talks of men ―creating energy‖ from within themselves to be channeled to achieve success. and prosperity. There's not a dime's difference between New Thought and New Age. because it denies Jesus Christ as the Savior. wealth. and 'right thinking' has a healing effect.. and lead multitudes into Hell.
. they write books. authors. Here's a list of New Thought organizations. The New Thought Movement developed in the United States during the mid to late 19th century and continues to the present time. and personal power. New Thought REJECTS any attempt to compel humanity to worship God in any particular or prescribed manner. and are woefully ignorant of the Truth of God’s Word." SOURCE: New Thought . the free encyclopedia Interestingly. Wattle's gospel is a financially abundant life achieved through increased self-awareness and meditation. no anger over abortion. Like New Age. The world is filled today with falsely professed Christians. is totally rejected in New Thought and New Age teaching. According to Wikipedia. the founder of Christian Science. Mr. Wattles mentions the name of ―Jesus‖ numerous times in his book. Such apostate churchgoers have no problem with homosexuality. appear on the Oprah Winfrey show. most sickness originates in the mind. New Thought is demonic. who have never been born-again. and individuals who share a set of metaphysical beliefs concerning healing.
Wattles and the New Thought Movement
Wattles was associated with the Chicago-based school of New Thought that centered around the teachings of Emma Curtis Hopkins. Thus. "The New Thought Movement or New Thought is a loosely allied group of organizations. yet. the Biblical proclamation in Acts 4:10-12 that there is NO salvation apart from the name of Jesus Christ.We are living in a selfish generation of religious-seeking heathens — who desire health. spirit is the totality of real things. philosophers.Wikipedia. divine thought is a force for good.
"The Secret. and we have It in the King James Bible. Oprah's website states. “It's making headlines around the world—and buzz just keeps building. Wattles was a New Ager. It seems that everyone is looking for an easy way out these days. finding love. Whereas the Bible teaches that we can be "complete" in Christ Jesus (Colossians 2:10). Again. Wattles taught that only though his book could a person be helped. Wattles. which teaches that a person can solve all their life's troubles through New Age techniques. money — There's a sucker born every minute. that is produced by unsaved heathens who love not the Lord Jesus Christ. openly available to anyone who desires It's Truths.. Wattles' book. Certainly there is nothing to cry over. THE SCIENCE OF GETTING RICH.
Ye Must Be Born Again!
| You Need HIS Righteousness!
. Wattles adamantly rejected the Biblical teaching that salvation can ONLY be obtained through faith in Jesus Christ. THE SECRET is nothing more than New Age mumbo-jumbo. THE SECRET. NOT. Wallace D. except that it is such a terrible piece of work. based upon New Thought. Some say it's the secret to creating the life you truly want—losing weight. It is sad that millions of people are buying garbage like. who believed that true human selfhood is divine." The Truth of God's Word is free. See why people everywhere are talking about The Secret. because his book.. making money. money. Jesus said that THE TRUTH would set us free (John 8:32). and it won't cost you a penny. Wattle's is a liar.Conclusion
I took much time to expose the author. Mr. I could not help but LAUGH at the idea of Rhonda Byrne crying over the content of Mr. you need the revealed Word of God. and only want your money. is the basis upon which Rhonda Byrne concocted THE SECRET. You don't need "THE SECRET".”
SOURCE: The Secret Money.