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The False Prophet in the Old and New Testament

The False Prophet False prophets speaks lies and words that their clients want to hear (1Kin 22).  They are ‘misled’ and ‘guided astray’ (Isa 9:15-16). Their messages are always “pleasant things” and they “speak illusions” (Isa 30:11) and from their own ‘imagination’ (Ezek 13:17-21).  They proclaim…

Miscellaneous Teaching on Prophecy

Miscellaneous Teaching on Prophecy ·     it is different than revelation, knowledge and words of instruction (1Cor 14:6). ·     The prophets of old were persecuted and the disciples of the new covenant will have the same kind of treatment (Mat 5:12). ·     The woman with the 5 husbands declares Jesus to be a prophet based upon his ability to know details of her life which…

The Accuracy of the OT Prophet

The accuracy of a Prophet Prophets and there message are to be completely accurate.  The test of complete accuracy is a starting point in determining if the message is from God.  If the message or the signs accompanying it fail to occur, God is very clear that the ‘the prophet has spoken presumptuously’and ‘that is a message the Lord has not spoken’(Deuteronomy…

An Outline of the NT Teaching on Apostles

The Greek word for Apostle is Apostolos.  This Greek word is used 80 times in New Testament in three main ways.  First it can designate one of the official 12 men who walked with Jesus and were the first witnesses to his resurrection to the world.  Second it can designate a person sent with good news to proclaim.  Third it can designate a gift.  The following outline…

A Poem on Suffering by a Chinese Christian

Only a seasoned Saint, who has suffered much for his faith could write the Poem that follows. Zhang Rongliang has spent 1/4 of his life in Chinese prisons for the crime of preaching Jesus. He has been beaten, tortured, starved, humiliated, worked hard and endured countless other forms of punishment simply because he refuses to denounce Jesus and he leads others to Christ.…