In his best seller “The Bible Code,” former Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Drosnin uses computer analysis of the Torah to show that World War III may start right away. Or maybe in 2006, he’s not sure. In a trailer park in Eula, Texas, 500 or so members of a … More
In this passage warning was directed against false prophets whose messages were not from God, but were intended to win popularity by saying whatever the people wanted to hear. The character, method and judgement of these false prophets is revealed in this portion of Scripture. Satan has his counterfeit prophets today, as one group is described above. They are described as those who speak after the wisdom of men and have seen false revelations due to their closeness to the god of this world, who works in the hearts of the disobedient. In fact, there are times when even they themselves are deceived, thinking their message is from God.
God’s view of the false prophet is given (vv. 2-9). Man’s ways are opposed to God’s ways and are thus in error. He is also foolish, because he has not seen a vision or revelation from God. When they should have been building a strong social and moral house in Israel they were in direct contact with Satan and his host. This occult was so real to them that they thought their message was from God.
I need to be very careful about people who bend the truth in their quest for popularity and power.
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