Unfortunately, this tale of perversion and pretense is not confined to the late “prophet,” Paul Cain. There are many self-appointed “spokesmen for God” out there who are acting as enablers or participants in the most grievous types of sin. And our leaders open wide the door of the churches so that these wolves can feed off of you: body, soul and spirit.
Because of the Deuteronomy 13 test, those with opened eyes are trying to discern between “true” and “false” prophets by the signature words “Come and let us serve other gods,” only to be shut down because nobody who claims to be a prophet – not even the worst offender – would say something so heinous.
But is that really the criteria Deuteronomy 13 is telling us to use? Or is there more to the story? … Let’s do a deep dive into this important passage!
Christians are taught to cherry-pick scriptures out of Galatians and Colossians to justify their celebration of Christmas and Easter. They don’t realize these verses in context actually promote the celebration of the biblical feasts, not their pagan substitutes.
A careful look at the Word of God will reveal that the goals of Martin Luther’s gospel and that of the Kingdom of God are not at all the same. Perhaps it’s time to re-think our evangelism values and strategy.
David expressed that the utmost desire of his heart was to stay in harmony with the commandments of the Most High. How many of us long to obey the Father with this kind of intensity? Next question – do we long to obey Him according to His standards or our own?