The REAL TEST
The REAL TEST is SUPERNATURAL CONFRONTATION. It is not uncommon in Christian missionary, or in Full Gospel-Pentecostal services, when a confrontation of any of a follower of any of the above named false religions (and others) occur, the name of JESUS will have total power over them. Never the other way around. This power that is available to Christians and is called "the Baptism of the Holy Ghost". See the Luke 11:5-13, Luke 24:49, the book of Acts and the book of 1st Corinthians in the New Testament.
Jesus told his disciples to tarry until you have received power from on high when he talked about this baptism, Luke 24:49. And he said to all to ask, seek and knock for the Baptism of the Holy Ghost, Luke 11:5-13. A believer is to tarry and seek for it. How would they know when to stop tarrying and seeking? They stop when they receive the power. To know if you have it or not you would have to feel it. Galatians 5:1 says, "But if ye be led of the Spirit ye are not under the law." It is impossible to be led by something or someone if you don't experience something. If your experience can be mistaken for a natural explanation or your imagination, then rest assured it cannot be the Spirit.
John the Baptist said that Jesus would baptize his followers "with the Holy Ghost and fire" Matthew 3:11. In Acts 2, when the believers in the upper room received this Baptism in the Holy Ghost the people in the town thought they were drunk "Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine." Acts 2:13. That is why Peter had to explain that "these are not drunken as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day" Acts 2:15. Note, Peter would not have had to explain that they are not drunk because it is only the third hour if it didn't seem as if they were over taken or drunk.
If a Christian does not seek and tarry for the Holy Ghost he may not get this power. In Acts chapter 10 new believers received it and were not seeking it, but the procedure is-if you don't have it you ask and seek for it. This is the power that overcomes any other religion ALWAYS, NEVER THE OTHER WAY AROUND. Someone who has power from another religion (which is always demonic) has never, and never will, have supernatural power over a Holy Ghost filled Christian. Holy Ghost filled Christians can be martyred, but not supernaturally overcome. Jesus was conceived of the Holy Ghost, yet let himself be crucified on the cross by humans.
Note, many of the versus in points 1-7 above reveal false doctrine or heresies in the correct religion, Christianity, within certain groups - the "doctrine of Balaam" is taught in typical Southern Baptist, many "non-denominational", and the typical Lutheran-Calvinistic groups like Lutheran and Presbyterian. Another heresy is the "Name-It-Claim-It-Faith-Prosperity" doctrine-which is the doctrine and teachings of Jezebel, Revelation 2:19-24 (see in archaeology the Baal Cycle cylinder). The Methodists have fallen to the "apostasy" as prophesied in the New Testament.
There are other heresies not dealt with in this dissertation but prophesied in the Bible that would be in the Church and indeed have been in the Church and are in it today.
Two current examples of the Power of the Holy Ghost of Jesus Christ:
Ronald Coyne was a holiness preacher with one eye but could see perfectly out of his empty eye socket. He lost his eye when he was seven in an accident. He was healed at a tent revival. He has been examined by scientists and magicians who have no explanation for this miracle. He has been on ABC's "That Incredible" and on the "Phil Donahue Show' and many others. I have personally met him twice and can testify that he can see perfectly out of his empty eye socket. I saw how his good eye was patched without any possibility of seeing out of it. I have looked into his empty eye socket. And he read perfectly word for word, number for number a dry cleaning claim ticket I had in my wallet. You can search for him on Google and find out that even the skeptics have no explanation for this.
The Pensacola Revival at the Brownsville Assembly of God: In 1995 a revival broke out at a church in Pensacolca, FL called Brownsville Assembly of God. "20/20", a secular news journal TV program, did a feature report on this revival twice, showing the Holy Ghost manifestations. "20/20" and the reporter, Diane Schure, should be commended for doing such an honest, favorable, fair, but surprisingly-accurate report of this revival. People from all over the world attended. It ended about 2003, but you may still be able to order videos of some of the meetings by contacting the church itself, seeing the manifestations for yourself.