Posts tagged ‘prophets’

Prophets Without Honor

The immediate problem of course is that if God is anointing people for the offices of prophet and apostle, then it also assumes that God is not yet done writing His Word. When prophets of old spoke, they either spoke the directly revealed Words of God or they were liars. Liars, according to the Mosaic Law, were to be taken outside the camp and stoned to death. Seems harsh. Why was this to be the punishment? Simply because if a person said they spoke the very words of God but were in fact, speaking falsehoods, that tended to come back on God Himself. The people didn’t necessarily say, “Oh, that man is a liar.” Instead, they would be inclined to say, “God must have changed His mind.”

Continue Reading April 16, 2018 at 11:37 AM 8 comments

A False Word of the Lord?

It is clear from verse 15 that this older prophet attempted to turn the younger/first prophet away from God and what God had specifically told him to do. The old prophet finds the younger/first prophet and invites him home to eat with him. The first prophet responds to the request by the older prophet in verses 16 – 17.

Continue Reading April 12, 2018 at 12:07 PM

Losing Control in the Name of God?

What would the apostle Paul say about this? He would denounce it, according to what he wrote to the Corinthians and I wish he were here to do exactly that! The prophet of God was always in self-control. How many times did Paul (and other writers), talk about the need for the Christian to be in control of their faculties?

Continue Reading November 29, 2017 at 8:20 AM 1 comment


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