“Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?”
Satan is constantly challenging the Word of God with the question “Hath God said?”
“Did God really say that?”
And a day rarely goes past that the children of disobedience (Satan’s brood) do not do the same.
“Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:”
Years ago–when this writer believed that those who inhabited the churches were Christians–he was acquainted with a self-styled “evangelist.”
This man continually attacked the Word of God–even those parts which were crystal clear.
BUT, he did not come right out and ask “Hath God Said?” Instead, he would question those who used a Bible verse in context.
He did not attack the Bible directly; he attacked the messenger.
He always started the same way.
“Are YOU saying…?” before repeating the Bible verse in question with a look of incredulity.
IF told that Yes, that was what the Bible said, he then would act offended.
It took a little while for this writer to figure out what was going on (and only because the “evangelist” was not the only counterfeit to use this exact same tactic–including the exact same wording).
This maneuver is apparently taught at Apostasy U. because its use has been noted in many of the churches.
The counterfeit will ask “Are you saying…?” and THEN will present examples of “wisdom of the world” AS IF these trumped the Word of God.
After being presented with many Bible verses which declare that there is no luck, chance, fate or random happenings, the counterfeit will ask,
“Are you saying God has His hand in EVERYTHING? Is that what you’re saying? What about a plane crash? You’re saying God wants those people to die? What if there was a baby on the plane? You’re saying God wants those cute, little, innocent babies to DIE? IS THAT WHAT YOU’RE SAYING?”
They NEVER address the Scriptures.
Because they can’t. The Bible is foolishness to the lost.
“But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.”
Hath God said?
All of the cool counterfeits are doing it and they think they are too cool for school.
Apparently they don’t teach them at Apostasy U. that challenging the Word of God is a tell of counterfeits.
There is still time to change direction (repent) and place one’s trust in Almighty God.
“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
–1 Corinthians 15:1-8
“But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:”
—2 Corinthians 4:3
[Portions of this piece originally appeared in End Times Prophecy Headlines: November 15, 2016.]
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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