Posts tagged ‘False Prophets’

Message 74: 4

False prophets will arise. False proclaims will be made. Evil will grow worse and worse among the ungodly. Hearts will be sad until few will have faith in the gospel of Christ. Mockery shall be among men, but the truth shall go on to its mission.

Any time someone says they are speaking the words of God, you need to be ready to compare them to the printed words we already have. Lots of people have said that God told them to do things, but those things went against God’s teachings. God cannot contradict himself so one must be wrong. Since we know the printed word is correct, the prophecy must be wrong. Don’t get caught up in smooth talk and fancy words. Follow only the truth.

Message 74: 4

False prophets will arise. False proclaims will be made. Evil will grow worse and worse among the ungodly. Hearts will be sad until few will have faith in the gospel of Christ. Mockery shall be among men, but the truth shall go on to its mission.

We cannot lose the truth. No matter whom come and talks about Christ we must compared their words to Christ’s. Only the truth is what we should believe, not false prophets who words sound nice in our ears. It is up to you.

Romans 16:17-18

Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.

Here we are warned again about people who don’t have the Lord’s will in their heart. They come and talk a big game about how they Love God and want to follow his teachings, but their mission is one of hate and evil.

Message 74:2-3

Behold, this is a day when the Lord has established his Church among men, to bring salvation to the earth in its fullness, and prepare a bride, the Lamb’s wife; and power and authority is given that it shall be done. Likewise, a day wherein Satan has great power and seeks to destroy all he can of the good, but he shall fail in the end. He has swayed men for this long time to follow traditions of men and not the way of God; having a form of godliness but denying the power thereof. They turned from the former commandment and remembered it not, until now, the faithful are holding to the truth, even the Record of the Nephites and all the Lord’s words wherein there is but one Lord, one God, one salvation, one plan of redemption and a place in the hereafter for the faithful with God, and for those that doubt and are evil, captured by Satan, absorbed in his ways, shall remain so till the resurrections shall be, where the judgments are spread. It shall be man’s own ways while here that decides his decree. Woe to the doubtful, the wicked, the heedless, and those that plan to destroy.

The days are here where Satan has pulled away many from God. It can be very hard to step away from the comfortable traditions that have been created over the last 2000 years. Satan has done this on purpose. He wants it to be hard to leave behind the false teachings. There is only one truth and one way to salvation. That is through Christ Jesus and his gospel that can be found the written word.

Message 64: 5

There are those that seek to prophesy in the Lord’s name, and in vain they do speak their own words for they know not his Spirit nor his power, for God speaketh not to blaspheme. Fear them not.

When someone comes and tells you that they have a prophesy from the Lord, the first thing you have to do it check it against the word of God. If it does match the word of God then it is not from God. Also the spirit will help us decide if it is true or not. All true prophesies from God will have the spirit confirm them within our hearts.

Matthew 24:3-5

And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world? And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

We have to be careful and not follow the teachings of a well spoken man. There are people out there who say they are working for Christ but are only going where the Devil leads them. Just because a message sound nice and the person teaching is nice does not mean it is from the Lord. We have to take everything and compare it to the words of God and all of his teachings. It will be confusing at times, but the Holy Spirit will be there to help.

2nd Nephi 28:7-12

Yea, and there shall be many which shall say: Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die; and it shall be well with us. And there shall also be many which shall say: Eat, drink, and be merry; nevertheless, fear God—he will justify in committing a little sin; yea, lie a little, take the advantage of one because of his words, dig a pit for thy neighbor; there is no harm in this; and do all these things, for tomorrow we die; and if it so be that we are guilty, God will beat us with a few stripes, and at last we shall be saved in the kingdom of God. Yea, and there shall be many which shall teach after this manner, false and vain and foolish doctrines, and shall be puffed up in their hearts, and shall seek deep to hide their counsels from the Lord; and their works shall be in the dark.  And the blood of the saints shall cry from the ground against them. Yea, they have all gone out of the way; they have become corrupted. Because of pride, and because of false teachers, and false doctrine, their churches have become corrupted, and their churches are lifted up; because of pride they are puffed up.

We must not think of today, but of tomorrow. We have to live our lives in such a way that if tomorrow does not come for us we do not end up separated from God. We must not be tricked into thinking that God’s teachings do not apply to us or that we can always come back later and fix things. Later might not come.

2 Peter 2:1

But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.

Paul talks about false prophets in his time just like there are false prophets on ours. We have to be really careful not to follow one of these evil people. They sound good to listen to, but are doing the work of the devil. We must always base our belief on the word of God that is written and we know to be true.