And finding disciples, we tarried there seven days: who said to Paul through the Spirit, that he should not go up to Jerusalem. (Acts 21:4 KJV) I will conclude this mini-series on false prophecies with the most confusing and challenging of all the types of false prophecies. It is when a prophet actually hears God
Thus says the LORD of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you, filling you with vain hopes. They speak visions of their own minds, not from the mouth of the LORD. (Jeremiah 23:16 ESV) Deshen Daily yesterday discussed the first type of false prophecies called “the demonic”, meaning
And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying: (Acts 16:16 KJV) We continue in this mini-series in Deshen Daily devotionals on false prophecies by looking at an obvious type of false prophecy which is
I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied. (Jeremiah 23:21 KJV) Jeremiah gives us a vivid definition of false prophecies in the verse above. The LORD said about the false prophets “I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied”. Prophecy in essence is human
These are spots in your feasts of charity when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots (Jude 12 KJV) Jude described to us false brethren who crept into the fold of believers.
Who say to the seers, “Do not see,” and to the prophets, “Do not prophesy to us what is right; speak to us smooth things, prophesy illusions (Isaiah 30:10, ESV) There was a very strange period in Israel’s history, characterized by a heightened activity of false prophets. Israel lived in rebellion and sin, and the
And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying (Acts 16:16, KJV) The Lord has ushered in a prophetic move in the Church that has never been seen since the Chu