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Discussion in 'Spirit-Filled / Charismatic' started by Victor E., Aug 13, 2016.

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    Sound Words of Wisdom for those with ears to hear and eyes to see. Praise the Lord.

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    MEASURES OF GRACE AND DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR

    In Ephesians 4:7, Paul specifically addresses those who have a 5 fold ministry calling by saying, "But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ has APPORTIONED it" and at the beginning it says, "He gave SOME to be apostles.." meaning not everyone in the body of Christ is even called to the 5 fold ministry.

    Did you know that current statistics say that 8 out of 10 people who graduate from bible college and seminary will not be in full time ministry within 5 years? That's too many saints to count graduating with thousands of dollars in debt who potentially never even had a 5 fold ministry call on their life.

    As the family of God, it is imperative for all of us to understand that there are measures of grace that God Himself has given to His servants and not everyone has the same measures of grace. I will repeat myself: not everyone has the same measure of grace upon their life! This should be so comforting, so relieving, and so encouraging to all of us.

    Unfortunately, we are living in a day and age where the internet has made it possible for anyone and everyone to compete in what I call the "rat race of religious ambition and pride" under the guise of "advancing the kingdom of God".

    Because of this modern day religious phenomena, saints that do not even have a 5 fold ministry calling with grace to accompany it are trying to launch themselves into national apostolic traveling ministry simply because they want to be someone that God did not call them to be. Hundreds of young ministry leaders are trying to mimic what their spiritual father carries and they do not have nearly the measure of grace upon their life as he does. We have people that crave and strive for the influence and favor that their spiritual heroes carry when they do not carry the same measure of grace. Let me be clear again, every believer in Jesus Christ carries the grace of God upon their lives, but the measure of grace varies according to the calling and assignment on their life.

    Thousands of saints are joining networks that are governed by 5 fold ministry leaders who do have tremendous amounts of grace upon their life, but connecting to their network or even being their friend does not at all mean that you will or ever will carry the measure of grace that God has given them on your life. Their favor and influence will not at all become your favor and influence. This is tremendous deception and an incredible disservice to the kingdom of God to tell "sons and daughters" that because we lay hands on them they will carry what we carry.

    We all must rid ourselves of these delusions of grandeur and seek to discover the call and grace of God upon our lives and stop trying to be someone we are not. We must stay in our lane and fight jealousy and insecurity. I encourage you to refuse to join the religious rat race of selfish ambition and pride that is literally consuming most of the Charismatic Movement. It's totally okay if God has given you grace to prophesy to 10 people and you follow someone that has measures of grace to prophesy to millions. It's not a competition! It's totally okay if you enjoy learning about apostolic ministry but you certainly are not an apostle. It's not a competition! It's totally okay if you pastor a church of 50 people and the pastor who pours into you pastors a mega church. It's not a competition! You are officially relieved of being anyone but who God created you to be and what He has given you grace for.

    I'm convinced that more than 50 percent of the ministries and networks being birthed in the Charismatic Movement right now are being fueled by delusions of grandeur and an inability to accept that some leaders will carry measures of grace upon their lives that we never ever will and instead of trying to compete or become just like them, we do not know how to rest in the Father's love and acceptance of our life that has absolutely nothing to do with ministry.

    This exact subject was what Paul addressed when He said in Romans 12:3, "For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith."

    May we all walk in humility, grace, and honor toward one another in this hour.'

    -Jeremiah Johnson Ministries
     
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    Sound Word of Wisdom on Sacrifice. Count the cost. (Luke 14:25-35).

    'But King David replied to Araunah, "No, I insist on buying it for the full price. I will not take what is yours and give it to the LORD. I will not present burnt offerings that have cost me nothing!' 1 Chronicles 21:24 (NLT)

    'But the king replied to Araunah, "No, I insist on buying it, for I will not present burnt offerings to the LORD my God that have cost me nothing." So David paid him fifty pieces of silver for the threshing floor and the oxen' 2 Samuel 24:24 (NLT)

     
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    This very thing God has spoken to me about. In 'the last days' the Bible says nothing about a shortage of spiritual manifestation. There will be no shortage of signs, wonders, or miracles, there will be many of these. (Matthew 24:24, Matthew 24:23-25).

    Here is what it says: 'Sin will be rampant everywhere, and the love of many will grow cold. But the one who endures to the end will be saved' Matthew 24:12-13 (NLT)

    There will be a severe lack of genuine love, authentic friendship, and heartfelt compassion FOR God and FROM God by the POWER of HIS HOLY SPIRIT (2 Timothy 3:1-9).

    https://prayingmedic.com/2014/10/why-i-stopped-doing-full-time-street-healing-steve-harmon/
     
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    A few Biblical thoughts on the prophetic voice. Specifically 'encouraging' words. It's almost always unprofitable to shoehorn the prophetic voice into absolutes ('putting God in a box').

    Sometimes an individual's character is not yet built strong enough to receive 'hard words'. Other times it takes faith to act, if the Holy Spirit is unquestionably telling you to do something. Through experience, we can grow more sensitive to the still, small voice. (Hebrews 5:14)

    'Quench not the Spirit. Despise not prophesyings. Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. Abstain from all appearance of evil' 1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 (KJV)











     
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    'I am really concerned about what is happening in the churches right now.
    Yesterday I heard about another great church leader who has now also fallen in sin, or he just doesn't see it as sin anymore.

    He has just gotten divorced and found a very young woman to marry. He then did a video about it saying that we are living in grace and he is happy and is living close to Jesus.

    But no, something is wrong here. We can not sin like that and think that all is okey because we are under grace.

    Right now here in Scandinavia there is a great apostasy going on. And it worries me very much, that many Christians that is following those leaders dont see the problem with it.

    It's scary to see. Watch this video I did some weeks ago about some other leaders that has fallen.
    May we come back to the work of God and the true fear of God'

    Heb 10:26 For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,
    Heb 10:27 But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.
    Heb 10:28 He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:
    Heb 10:29 Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?
    Heb 10:30 For we know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people'

     
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    Satan is merely a tool to prod the disobedient...into obedience. (Ephesians 2:2) We are not ignorant of His devices. (2 Corinthians 2:5-11)

    Unbelievers are by nature children of wrath (the devil) they don't have protection from the devil. Ephesians 2:3 1 John 3:1-10

    Demons/Devils/Unclean spirits can reside in an unregenerate 'believer's' flesh/soul but they cannot occupy the spirit.

    Demonology- a Biblical topic that many believers shrink from discussing or scoff at. Ignorance is not edifying, knowledge is.

    Unforgiveness in our heart is an open gate. The only strong man that can hinder our inheritance in Christ. Matthew 18:21-35
     
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    'Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know' Jeremiah 33:3

    Many believers have a very isolated paradigm of the Father's love. He is loving AND He is fearfully Holy. For us, not against us.

    If Father's sons were not chastened/scourged, they would be illegitimate and not sons. It is WRITTEN. Hebrews 12:3-11 He loves us.

    I asked God once why He doesn't reveal His holiness and 'fear of the Lord' to all believers, He said 'They are not ready for it'

    Extreme 'legalism' is just as harmful as extreme 'license'. One dubbed 'religion', the other dubbed 'grace'. Both religious.

    The supernatural can work a twisted arrogance in the heart apart from humility. Spiritual lust leads to sorcery. Devil's a liar.
     
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    Please watch all of this, if you have the time. This is the Word of the Lord. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    'Tasha Cobbs-Leonard and Nicki Minaj.... let's go to the Bible... not the prophecy line, not to the opinions of your favorite preacher, not to your intellect.... but the Bible'

     
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    'Matthew 13:15-16 “For this people’s heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them. But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear.

    2 Timothy 4:1-5 "In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to sound and wholesome teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever their itching ears want to hear. and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths. As for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry."

    2 Thessalonians 2:9 "The coming of the lawless one is according to the working of Satan, with all power, signs, and lying wonders, 10 and with all unrighteous deception among those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved. 11 And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, 12 that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness. 13 But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth, 14 to which He called you by our gospel, for the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. 15 Therefore, brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle."

    Ephesians 5:1-17 "Therefore be imitators of God as dear children. 2 And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma. 3 But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints; 4 neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks. 5 For this you know, that no fornicator, unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. 6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. 7 Therefore do not be partakers with them. 8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), 10 finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. 12 For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret. 13 But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light. 14 Therefore He says: “Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, And Christ will give you light.” 15 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, 16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is"

    2 Corinthians 6:14-18 "Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness? 15 And what accord has Christ with Belial? Or what part has a believer with an unbeliever? 16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God. As God has said: “I will dwell in them And walk among them. I will be their God, And they shall be My people.” 17 Therefore “Come out from among them And be separate, says the Lord. Do not touch what is unclean, And I will receive you.” 18 “I will be a Father to you, And you shall be My sons and daughters, Says the Lord Almighty.”'
     
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    The agony of God's heart. His indignation. His anger. He shares spiritual realities to those refined in the furnace of affliction. Isaiah 48:10

    Carried up to the clouds to gaze at a dying world. A great gilded trumpet of victory. Big black ravens. Earth, Water, Fire, Wind.

    Not every believer is given a 'thorn in the flesh', only those who require it to stay humble. The pride of revelations, dreams, and visions.

    Influence is determined by a number of followers. Spiritual authority by the relationship with Christ in the Spirit of God.

    The Bible says the number of followers is irrelevant. Out of billions of people, Noah had 0 followers. He had God's favor.

    Here is Biblical prophecy. 'But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be' Matthew 24:37

    It is a sad reality that many neo-Apostles/Pastors have a mocking spirit (2 Peter 3:1-7) whenever you talk about the last days.
     
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    'A few late night thoughts about Satan's strategic war against the end-time church, namely through false teaching, sexual immorality, and a loss of eternal focus and perspective... please SHARE with others who love Jesus!'

     
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    'You don't understand' 'You wouldn't understand'...if you knew my full testimony, you would know I understand better than most.

    The excruciating crucifixion of flesh with Christ is only eclipsed by Christ's glorious resurrection. Nothing new under the Son.

    There is nothing new being done today that has not already been done. The Heavenly patterns are static throughout Scripture.

    The esoteric spiritists easily wowed by power and manifestation...they must come back to the Gospel. They are peddling sorcery.

    Teleportation, levitation, raising of the dead, healings...these are good...it's the human motives that are demonic. [​IMG]

    Discerning of spirits only comes through a baptism of great suffering. The kind Jesus went through (Mark 10:35-45). See Paul.

    Although you can go through great suffering and learn nothing. Nothing at all. See 1 Corinthians 13:1-3. Become bitter or better.
     
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    'The coming of the lawless one will be accompanied by the working of Satan, with every kind of power, sign, and false wonder, and with every wicked deception directed against those who are perishing, because they refused the love of the truth that would have saved them. For this reason, God will send them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie, in order that judgment will come upon all who have disbelieved the truth and delighted in wickedness' 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12

    This is talking about ministry's that do not recognize other parts of the Body that have God's favor to call them out and expose unfruitful works of darkness. Examples- John Crowder and Joel Olsteen. Look at the TEACHING. 'Religion' has wounded many hearts unto bitterness and greed. It's very sad that we have to name names...it's that bad.
     
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    ''Then he added, "Every teacher of religious law who becomes a disciple in the Kingdom of Heaven is like a homeowner who brings from his storeroom new (covenant/testament) gems of truth as well as old (covenant/testament).' Matthew 13:52 (NLT)
     
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    The higher your spiritual life in Christ, the more devils you may attract from miles around.

    Erotic invitations of lust, demons of avarice, fame, glory, great ministry opportunities and everything you could ever want...it only costs your anointing and soul. Satan will offer everything at your feet...just like He did to Jesus. If you think that a person's influence/authority is limited to their fame, platform, or social media presence...you are in error.

    'But you, beloved, remember what was foretold by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ when they said to you, “In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow after their own ungodly desires.” These are the ones who cause divisions, who are worldly and devoid of the Spirit.

    But you, beloved, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God as you await the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you eternal life.

    And indeed, have mercy on those who doubt; save others by snatching them from the fire; and to still others, show mercy tempered with fear, hating even the clothing stained by the flesh' Jude 1:17-23
     
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    False Teacher Joel Olsteen's Church, Lakewood Church is the largest Church in Texas. Is Joel Olsteen doing anything to help the Harvey flood victims? He has plenty of resources..why are He and His wife only offering prayer? I hope they repent. Please pray for Joel and His Wife to come to repentance, and be saved.

    'Now whoever might have the world's goods, and might see his brother having need, and might close up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him?' 1 John 3:17

    'What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit? Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead' James 2:14-17

    'For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?' 1 Peter 4:17


    'Now whoever might have the world's goods, and might see his brother having need, and might close up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him?' 1 John 3:17

    'What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit? Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead' James 2:14-17

    'For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?' 1 Peter 4:17

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    Amen! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] And all glory to God.

    'For all that is secret will eventually be brought into the open, and everything that is concealed will be brought to light and made known to all' Luke 8:17

    'The Lord called me to pray around 4:30am after a very disturbing dream about the church in America. After spending my morning in prayer and study I felt compelled to give you this word: #1 to Church leaders who have been questioning your call in the ministry, the Lord indeed says "shut it down". Typically prophetic words encourage us to persevere, but the lord says to tell you "the assignment is over". If you harden your heart your story will end in misery. Between now and the end of 2017, you need to join yourself to the leader and ministry God has called you to serve. The confirmation of where you are to be planted will be based on the covenant relationships you have. Also, many of you have carried unexplainable prayer burdens for other leaders and that was the Lord preparing you to serve them. The enemy will accuse you and say that you failed, people will misunderstand you and say that you quit, but the lord says "it is not that you failed or you quit, but you have finished". Many have suppressed teaching gifts, business callings, and even creative endeavors because you have been trapped in pastoring. Hear the word of the Lord! Your next assignment is before you. #2. There are many who have been slowly dying in dead churches, compromised churches, and yet you've held out hope for revival, the Lord says "ICHABOD" is written over the doors. Jezebel has been tolerated long enough and God's hand has been lifted, the lord says to you "let the dead bury the dead, but you go and preach the gospel". #3. In the next 90 days there will be a massive uncovering of deception found in God's house. Secrets will be exposed, and many weak shall be made to stumble, the winds and the waves are coming, your house must be built on the Rock which is the TEACHING of Jesus Christ, not merely faith in Jesus. The only way to withstand the strong delusion which is here and will increase is to be established in prayer and the word of God. Take heed saints. The days are evil, the light of the gospel is needed. Be free from the spirit of this age. He that has ear let him hear what the spirit says to the church.'

    -Brian M. Williams
     
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    Guys...This is no small deal, this is a very big deal...think of the message this sends to the world about Christ (Hebrews 6:4-8). He is just a secular motivational speaker who employs the law of attraction, a PHILOSOPHY.

    'Beware of false prophets. They come to you in SHEEP'S CLOTHING, but INWARDLY they are RAVENOUS WOLVES. By their fruit you will recognize them. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? Likewise, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. So then, by their fruit you will recognize them' Matthew 7:15-20

    http://tribunist.com/news/pastor-jo...h-as-shelter-to-flood-victims/?utm_source=LRD

    'Just checking in on Joel's taxless palace!'

    Pardon the language but this needs to be seen. Joel Osteen, you've been exposed! Video evidence. [​IMG]

    It is sad that it takes UNBELIEVERS to EXPOSE HIM.

     
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