I have grown fond of God's Word. From His Word comes thoughts to share on 37stories. It would be easy to make up stories that you would enjoy hearing. I could even contrive up healings and manifestations of the Spirit. I think it important we test what we hear and read comparing against what the scripture has to say.
Jeremiah says it like this…
"Don't listen to the sermons of the prophets.
It's all hot air. Lies, lies, and more lies. They make it all up.
Not a word they speak comes from me. They preach their 'Everything Will Turn Out Fine' sermon
to congregations with no taste for God, Their 'Nothing Bad Will Ever Happen to You' sermon
to people who are set in their own ways."~Jeremiah
There was a time when prophets had a bad name. They preached and represented themselves as a mouthpiece of God, but in reality were just parrots to the people for what the masses wanted to hear. It's likely there are modern day prophets with the same words that sound good, but have no connection to the message God desires to share.
Likely, there are false teachers today much like the days of Jeremiah. Today with electronic media, their lies are even more easily propagated. Be smart who you listen to. Keep yourself embedded in the Word and God will expose the lies of false teachers.
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