David Barton recently appeared on the Jim Bakker show and talked about an elusive “revival” that was supposed to be occurring right under our noses. But is revival really happening or are we just looking for the wrong signs? After all these years, do we even know what “revival” means?
Unlike David, the Western church has a natural aversion to the commandments of the Most High. Where do you think this revulsion comes from?
1 Corinthians 14 is the “go to” chapter of the bible that dispensationalists use to explain the differences in prophecy between the Old and New Testament. This errant theology flies in the face of our Unchangeable God and plays right into the ethos of the false prophet. Let’s take a closer look at this overused, and much abused, chapter.
The relationship between a false prophet and a sinful nation hasn’t changed in over 2,000 years. Sinful people instruct the prophet to speak what they want to hear and the spineless prophets eagerly oblige.
Have you ever sat and listened silently to a prophet or prophetess expound upon what seemed to be the latest of an endless series of dreams or visions? Were you tempted to question the veracity of their encounter(s), only to be silenced by echoes of “touch not God’s anointed” coursing through your mind? Believe me, I have. Let me tell you what God’s Word has to say about false prophets and their dreams and visions.