May someone help me to know the truth, maybe I’m missing out on something, and I shall be very grateful should one do.
I have read the bible so many times and I can’t see anywhere in it where the LORD Jesus Christ and/or His disciples together with the early Church (who are the model of Church) would prophesy things like:
“I see the one bewitching you or has made you barren or has stalled your life is your aunt or uncle, your neighbour or grandparents or saying that that clergy so and so is a satanist.”
But all I see in the bible is that the men of God preached the gospel of the kingdom of God in power and demonstration of the Holy Spirit and through His grace and anointing upon them, sorcerers (witches, Satanists and other wicked people) either got convicted by the Holy Spirit or simply run away (Acts 8:9-25).
In other cases, the power of God blinded them when they attempted to hinder the preaching of the gospel (Acts 13:1-12).
The Bible says in 1 Corinthians 14:3
“he who prophesies speaks edification, and exhortation and comfort.”
Prophecy is a great necessity to the Church today but it should line up with scripture.
Prophets sent by God are seers who can decree, declare, rebuke, correct, deliver, reveal mysteries and warn people and confront the likes of “Herod” publicly in line with scripture.
Any prophecy which brings confusion and divisions in marriages, families, churches, community and/or in the countries cannot be by the Spirit of God but may have its source in either man or demons.
I read here below:
Now I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who create divisions and obstacles that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Turn away from them. For such people are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By smooth talk and flattery, they deceive the hearts of the naive. (Romans 16: 17-18)
Beware of magicians, soothsayers, false accusers and diviners who are masquerading in the name of the LORD as angels of light when not, for these are last days.
Written by Life Gospel Fellowship Ministries International Bishop Joseph Kazhila
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