Being warned of false ... little is taught about what a false prophet is. The Bible does not support prophets ... to unveil ... in hopes of reward. The last time I checked, prophets
Being warned of false prophets, little is taught about what a false prophet is. The Bible does not support prophets competing to unveil scripture in hopes of reward. The last time I checked, prophets heard directly from God; whether by dreams, visions, or God's voice; leaving no guess work in their message.
A professed prophet said, "I believe the white horse could be a flying saucer." God says the white horse's rider is called Faithful and True (Re. 19:11). Do you really think he would be driving a flying saucer?
The black horse must mean something really evil, right? Scripture says the horses represent the four spirits of the heavens (Ze. 6:5).
A heifer can answer the riddle. Can an animal do that?
What is sweeter than honey? and what is stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found out my riddle. Judges 14:18
Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions. 2 Samuel 1:23
How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Psalm 119:103
One announced, "We have finally figured it out! The twinkling of an eye is 15,000 millimeters of a second." Did that make your eye twinkle? It didn't mine either.
What if Jesus were to say, "Eye has not seen, nor ear heard ... the things God has prepared for them that love Him. Come, see the mansion prepared for you." Notice a twinkle?
God said He would take the wise in their own craft. If it were possible, they could deceive the very elect. It just does not hold up with scripture.
They sought to know about God instead of knowing Him (II Co.2:13-14, II Ti.2:15).
The call of a prophet is to be on the front line of spiritual battlefields, protecting God's children, Je. 23:22, He. 11:28.
Joyce C. Lock is a published author, poet, and columnist. In addition, she founded and maintains the email ministries "Heavenly Inspirations" http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HeavenlyInspirations/ and "Share a Smile" http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smilesharing/ . Joyce's writings encourage us in our relationship with God and each other.