Beware of What You Buy at the Religious Meat Market
Col.2:8, 18-19; II Pet.2:1-3; Jude 3
It has reached the point where many of My children are re-inventing the Gospel to suit their own tastes, much like a party of people at a big smorgasbord luncheon who assemble their own sandwiches. Spread out on the huge table are many tasty religious tidbits. In the condiment section are shaker jars of New Age influence, white witchcraft disguised as "believer's authority", Positive Affirmation, Toronto Blessing, angel worship, gold dust, and other stimulating seasonings. All but ignored is the item pushed far to the side of the buffet table: the Gospel of Grace once delivered unto the saints by the original apostles.
My children, it is oh, so easy to start off right on your spiritual journey. But in a rainstorm or snowstorm, a driver can become blinded by a fog of confusion and the road can become very slippery and treacherous. You can veer so far off course that at first you venture onto the shoulder of the road, and that is the so-called gray area of compromise with New Age influence or "deeper life" mysticism. Unless you take quick measures to place your focus back where it belongs, on Christ and Him Crucified, you end up sailing off the road altogether, to the destruction of your spiritual life.
I know that the wicked spirits of the air are busy in the earth creating confusion and havoc to lead My dear children astray, so as to neutralize their influence in the earth and minimize damage to satan's own kingdom of darkness. Storm conditions prevail in the world and often in the Church, for much spiritual battle has had to be waged in the heavenlies to fend off satan's attacks in these latter days of deception. But keep Christ and Him Crucified the focus of your life and your ministry. Read My Word to see what My Son really did say, and what the early apostles taught about what the goals of the true Christian life ought to be. They were not into all this weird mysticism which is being peddled as spiritual enrichment. Repetitive chanting and wild hysterics were never encouraged or permitted by churches under the oversight of Peter, Paul, John or James. They would have been outraged if they'd been able to foresee the garbage which passes itself off as Christianity today. Even pagans will resort to endless repetitions of key phrases, or mantras, to try to influence the invisible world to get the things they want out of their false gods. Some things taught in today's institutional churches are not found in My Word as doctrine intended to be taught believers in Christ. Old Testament-style rituals and trappings have been spun and spiritualized and used as fetishes to "empower" believers, thus implying that the victory I won on the Cross is insufficient to give the victory. The power of the Holy Spirit within the believer is sometimes thought not to be enough, so some "brand new revelation" is sought after to boost that power. Beware of what satan presents as a "new revelation". That's exactly what he did to Eve in the Garden of Eden. He "improved" on My original Word which I spoke to her concerning eating the forbidden fruit. He "revealed" unto her that I didn't really mean what I said when I told her and Adam not to eat of it, and it was okay to go ahead and have some of that pretty, sweetly scented fruit. Satan's new revelation led Eve to sin and rebel against My true Word. If it's new, it can't be true.
What sickening idolatry I see so many venturing into: the worship and invokation of supposed angels of light. What happens so many times is it is angels of darkness who come to a misguided believer and give that one comforting feelings of reassurance when they are invoked. Even the very elect are being deceived by calling on so-called guardian angels or spirits of departed "saints". The devil will allow some lying benefits to be received by those who invoke them, in the way of emotional relief or some other pleasant thing, in order that destruction might be wrought in the soul of the one who wanders far from the pasture of the Good Shepherd. It is satan's chief goal to warp a believer's spiritual vision so that he no longer considers Christ all that important to his own spiritual well-being. The devil is malicious, evil and cunning. He knows full well a human being cannot truly focus on more than one thing at the same time, so he will introduce all sorts of lies and pretty diversions to take the eyes of the believer off Christ, the only Redeemer. That is the spirit of Antichrist at work in the religious world today, which resists My Holy Spirit's work of sanctifying the believer.
My children, there's a lot of unclean flesh being peddled at the religious meat market. Beware of what you buy and consume.
This artical rings true of the
world today. So many man's
traditions have chocked out
the true meaning of God's
word and yet at the same time,
it is the lack of understanding of The Word that
that brings much confusion as well. Oh! if only more like you would speak out. Thank you
for sharing this. May God increase your boldness in these days ahead. Blessings,