Then Elisha prayed and said, “O LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” And the LORD opened the servant’s eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha. (2 Kings 6:17)
Jonathan Welton is one of the contributors (along with Bill and Beni Johnson) to The Physics of Heaven, a book which seemingly serves as a roadmap to Christian entanglement with the New Age and Quantum mysticism.
While writing a booklet concerning The Physics of Heaven, I was fascinated to learn Jonathan Welton states, “I have found throughout Scripture at least 75 examples of things that the New Age has counterfeited, such as having a spirit guide, trances, meditation, auras, power objects, clairvoyance, clairaudience, and more. These actually belong to the church, but they have been stolen and cleverly repackaged.” 
Incredibly, Welton believes, “We need to begin to use [New Age] counterfeits as signposts. Every time a counterfeit shows up, take it as the Lord presenting you with an opportunity to reclaim . . . the Church’s stolen property.” 
This is an astounding lack of spiritual discernment.
And so, several days ago, I stumbled across this video, in which Welton has cast himself in the role of teaching discernment of spirits to others. Here are a few choice excerpts from the video:
Jonathan Welton has been described as a Seer, which Welton himself defines as “a high level prophetic individual who operates at a high level of discerning of spirits.” (4:50 in video)
Welton claims he can discern angelic, demonic, and even human spirits. “I can discern your spirit,” he tells host Sid Roth, and “peoples’ spirits in stores and in the streets.” (4:00 in video)
It’s Supernatural with Sid Roth has featured many biblically questionable individuals over the years. Roth seems particularly excited to have Welton on the show. Looking into the camera, Roth exudes, “After spending thirty days in the spirit realm, I want you to meet a man who can now switch on the ability to see into the invisible world.” (Beginning of video)
Then, Roth adds, “Learn how he uses this gift for emotional and physical healing and how he teaches others to turn on this gift.”
Teaches others to see into the spirit world?
Welton recounts how when he received his…gift…he saw fully into the spirit world for 30 days. He could see serpents “wrapped around certain buildings” and “demonic beings on top of certain buildings.” (5:00 in video)
Welton states he could spiritually discern, “If I went into a store I’d see objects stuck in people at times–swords, spears, arrows–and I didn’t understand what I was seeing.” (5:45)
In a worship service he could “see angels crying.” (5:57)
He can even tell which people walking down the street are Christians or unsaved! (6:33)
Then, after thirty days, this intense, constant experience stopped. Welton says the Lord told him, “In those thirty days I turned the gift on full blast so you would experience the full potential of this gift.” (start at 7:40)
This was because the Lord “wanted to teach me how to stir it up, how to activate it, how to turn it on and turn it off. (7:53)
Sid Roth looks into the camera: “The fact that he knows how to turn it on and turn the gift off–and he can mentor you…” (8:43)
Welton also reveals that he sees words over people, and sometimes written words in an object that is stuck in a person… (11:13)
He gives the example of a sword stuck in a woman’s back.
The Lord taught him “these objects had to do with physical healings.” Welton quotes Proverbs 12:18, and describes a lady who “looked like a pincushion, she had spears in the spirit that were sticking out in every direction about 8 to 10 feet and on each spear it had a word. It had fear, it had rejection, unforgiveness, bitterness…” (11:48)
Roth says the Welton seems to have seen in the spiritual what was happening in the physical. Welton readily agrees.
I don’t know Welton, who comes across as likeable and sincere. But this is not good. Not good at all. This is not the biblical gift of discernment of spirits.
1. Jonathan Welton, Kindle location: 808