jueves, 15 de noviembre de 2012


Many false preachers, and some sects that preach a gospel of fantasy, make promises that break the logic and come to deception. Mal is going to those who prefer to hear pleasant lies instead of uncomfortable truths. They offer immortality, permanent health, a life without suffering, a wonderful world, riches, a kingdom without Christ. Worst of all is that shape, based on certain obscure texts, superstition to enter the unseen, and make certain objects serve as amulets or carriers of blessing.
But go even further, offering these blessings "fetish" (idolatry, superstition and paganism) in exchange for a gift or gift given.
We often hear on television say, "If you send a special offering for this project, God will heal, return to your wife or erase debts you have in the bank." They are magic charms manufacturers (Ezekiel 13:18-20), a gospel proclaimers of supply, that has nothing to do with the teaching of our Lord Jesus Christ.
(Ezekiel 13:1-23) is the pure word of the Lord against preachers and prophets who accommodate people with carnal pleasant words, they say that the Lord said, when He has not said. His words were designed to make God's people feel comfortable in front of an impending judgment from God (Jeremiah 14:13-16).
In fact, they were not satisfied with only prophesy good times to come from their large homes and comfortable beds made of ivory. (Ezekiel 13:18). "Woe to the women that sew pillows to all hands ..." "... Behold, I am against your magic charms with which you hunt the souls ..." (Ezekiel 13:20).
Ezekiel was horrified to see the prophets who had developed an art of making God's people feel comfortable. The Lord said, (Ezekiel 14:1-5) "1 came certain of the elders of Israel, and sat before me. 2 And it came to me from the LORD, saying, 3 Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and put the stumblingblock of his iniquity before his face. Would I be consulted in any way about them? 4 Therefore speak, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord: Every man of the house of Israel that setteth up his idols in his heart, and putteth the stumblingblock of his iniquity before his face, and cometh to the prophet, I LORD will answer him that cometh according to the multitude of his idols, 5 to take the house of Israel by the heart, as they have all estranged from me through their idols. "
The true word of the Lord was, "Lord says: - eat your bread with quaking, and drink thy water with grief and weakness - and tell the people, their land will be stripped of its fullness, by evil - inhabited cities will be deserted, and the land shall be desolate - no more vain visions or flattering prophecies ... "(Ezekiel 12:17-24).While Ezekiel was going back and forth calling people to humility and repentance, trying to prepare God's people for trials soon to come, these prophets prophesied magic charms dreams and imaginations of their own hearts. God had not spoken, but they introduced their prophecies, "Hear the word of the Lord." God said, "I did not send. They do not speak for me. "
(Jer 23:17) "They say still unto them that despise me, The LORD said, Ye shall have peace: and every one that walketh after the imagination of their heart, they say, No evil shall come upon you."
(Jer 23:31) "says the LORD, Behold, I am against the prophets, that use their tongues, and say, He saith."
They put handkerchiefs on the heads of each of his disciples, this meant that they were declaring them to others, "Very good times are ahead. We see only peace and luxury in the future. "They walked among the poor and the sick with a lace handkerchief on his head as a sign of their confidence in the message of the prophets of excesses and comfort.Ezekiel spoke the word of God strongly when the masses flocked to hear his pleasant words.
"The prophets of Israel which prophesy concerning Jerusalem, and see visions of peace for her, no peace, saith the Lord. (Ezekiel 13:16).
"Thus saith the Lord God: Woe to the foolish prophets, who follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!" (Ezekiel 13:3).
The prophets of magic charms are still with us! They talk about the Word of God, about prophecy, and season your writing very soft messages. But there is a falsehood in what they preach.
They are not preaching repentance and holiness and separation. Do not make demands on those who listen. Very rarely speak of sin and judgment. They hate the very mention of suffering and pain.
Like the prophets of Israel magical bandages, his only desire is to promote supreme luxurious lifestyles and make people feel comfortable in their quest for the good life. They are not speaking on behalf of God.
All they are doing is passing magic charms. "They make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature" of each follower. No wonder the crowds gather to sit and listen to your messages - without any demand. These messages are not Christ's call to deny yourself and take up the cross.
What is the difference between the prophets of magic charms and the true prophets of the Lord? The preacher or believer who does not know the difference is in dangerous territory.With so many out there gathering enormous congregations, it is imperative to have discernment of the Holy Spirit.
The prophets who are confusing people must be confronted and exposed by the truth. Most of them were seen and heard sincere men of God Bible lovers. But the Lord has given his people infallible evidence to prove what is true and what is false. We try every man and every message - throughout the Word of God.
Now we will see three characteristics of a true prophet of God.
He has been so immersed so deeply dominated by that glorious vision, you can not talk about anything else. He preaches the whole counsel of God - as Christ is concerned.
God said of the false prophets, "Woe to the foolish prophets, who follow their own imaginations ... and have seen nothing!" (Ezekiel 13:3).
But Moses wrote, "By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible" (Heb. 11:27).
Jesus said of Abraham, "Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day, and he saw it and was glad" (John 8:56).
Esteban had a glorious view of him. "And he said, Behold, I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God" (Acts 7:56).
Ananias said to Paul, "The God of our fathers has chosen you to know his will, and see that Just One, and hear the voice of his mouth" (Acts 22:14).
To his own disciples, Jesus said, "A little while, and the world seeth me no, but you will see me" (John 14:19).
The thing that each of these men of God had in common was their life controlled by the vision of Christ the Lord. Christ was his biggest and only reason to live. They saw through the spiritual eyes of faith.
Moses voluntarily left the comfort and prosperity of Egypt to suffer deprivation in a desert because he had been dominated by a vision of Christ. Nothing else mattered, not even his dream of becoming the great liberator. He saw beyond human ambition.
He was removed from all that was earthly because he had seen Christ. He could endure anything, because nothing on earth could compare with what his spiritual eyes beheld.
Abraham became totally detached from this world and willingly became a stranger in the land, because their eyes were on the city whose builder and maker is God.
But above all he had seen a vision of Christ on his throne in that holy city. Never again settle for temporary or earthly things. His faith was based on his continued vision of Christ. He rejoiced and was glad, because he had eyes for the invisible, eternal, Christ!
From the moment Paul saw, everything on earth became waste for him. From the moment Christ was revealed in him, he determined to know nothing among men but their Lord. He cheerfully endured hardships, shipwrecks, stoning him, whipping, deprivation, prisons, none of these things moved him because he gloried in his vision of the Lord.
(Philippians 3:7,8) "But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. 8 Indeed, I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost everything, and I have to trash win Christ. "
Any man of God who is tied to this earth or things in this country has not seen anything. If he had a vision of Christ, if he were in constant union with Christ, he could not preach anything else. He would stand before the crowd, proclaiming, "I count all things but loss - everything I have for trash! It is Christ and Him alone. He is everything, he fills all things. He is my life. "
(Col 3:8-11) "But now ye also put off all these: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. 9 Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its practices 10 and have put on the new man, which after the image of its Creator is being renewed in knowledge, 11 where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave nor free, but Christ is all and in all. "
As Isaiah, the true man of God who sees the Lord, high and lifted up, fall on your face and weep for their sins and the sins of God's people. Then he will be cleansed and purified and go in the power of his grand vision to preach Christ (Isaiah 6:5-7).
God warned Israel, "The prophets are like foxes ..." (Eze 13:4) "like the foxes in the deserts thy prophets, O Israel." In other words, some do not even have one eye focused on Christ, but their eyes are full of greediness. Rob the vineyard, taking the best for themselves. They walk in their own ways, fueling his own ego!
These sought their prophets who claimed to have heard the voice of God. They claimed it was a prophetic word from heaven. "They have seen vanity and lying divination. They say, The LORD saith the Lord and not sent them yet, hope that they would confirm the word of them. "(Ezekiel 13:6).
The multitudes of God's people who are only hearing soft messages need to take an honest look at what they are hearing and believing.
"7 Have ye not seen a vain vision, and have ye not spoken a lying divination, whereas ye say, The LORD said, I have not spoken? 8 Therefore thus saith the Lord: Because you have spoken vanity, and seen lies, therefore, behold, I am against you, saith the Lord. (Ezekiel 13:7-8).
"Seduced my people, saying, peace, no peace" (Ezekiel 13:10).
His message was, "God has told me that all is well. No problems in the coming times. Good times! No trial or tribulation come. God's desire is that all be happy, prosperous and comfortable ... "Lord calls this misleading!
I do not think ministers are taking seriously enough the tragedy of preaching the wrong message. How dare we preach peace and endless good times to a nation and a people who are on the brink of judgment, rather than preach repentance!
The sin of Israel was about to explode in fires incredible divine wrath. Ezekiel did not want to preach that message that caused discomfort, especially to a people huddled around the prophets of magic charms, who told him the people of God that all was well.
Listen to what God was trying to say to his people: "Therefore thus saith the Lord: As the wood of the vine among the trees of the forest, which I gave to the fire for fuel, so will the inhabitants Jerusalem. And I will set my face against them: a fire escape but another fire shall devour them ... I have set my face against them ... I will do that this land is desolate because of sin abused saith the Lord "(Ezekiel 15:6-8 ).
The people rejected the true Word of God. The masses ran after his master to hear the misleading message - "God is not that kind of God. God is love. He wants only the best for all of us. Great peace and good times are ahead. Do not listen to the prophets of judgment outdated. God has told me directly from the throne that the best is yet to come. "
I ask you, what will these prophets of magic charms when God begins to judge the sins of this nation and take away his bread and correctly? Think of the multitudes of sincere Christians who are not prepared, who should be repenting for his warmth, who should be crying because of their conformity with sin and its greed, who should be leaving and abandoning all instead of accumulating.(Rom 11:3-5) "Lord, they have killed thy prophets, and digged down thine altars, and I alone am left, and they seek my life? 4 But what saith the answer of God? I have reserved seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to Baal. 5 Even so then at this time there is a remnant chosen by grace. "Thank God, the Holy Spirit is raising up a holy people who are fed up with all ministries focused on themselves and their cry is, "We want to see Jesus" The man-centered gospel can not last any longer. A cleaning time is ahead. We are addressing refining fires.
While the greedy lie down on their beds to comfort themselves with luxury comfort, a remnant will separate and go in search of the Groom. Christ is going to reveal the humble, the poor in spirit, and the true Word of God will flow with unction and power. Union with Christ will become the pearl of great price.
2. The true man of God preaches
And practice goodness.
Compare this to what the prophets of magic charms that focus on your message! God said, "They have profaned me among my people for handfuls of barley and for morsels of bread lying to my people ..." (Ezekiel 13:19).
Here is a complete portrait of a prophet of magic charms. He lets his imagination run wild. He operates on the idea that prosperity will last forever. Built on dreams and plans. To do this he needs money - lots of money. His need for money becomes the focus of his ministry. He ends up telling lies to the people of God to get it. Then he pollutes everything saying, "God told me ...".
Jesus' message is straightforward - (Mat 9:13) "But go and learn what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. "(Matthew 16:24) "Then Jesus said to his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow me."
Deny himself - what a concept that sounds so strange in these days of so many messages caressing and comfortable! The prophets of magic charms have rejected it completely. The goodness or deny oneself is to abandon and give up all that prevents the constant presence of Christ.
There is no merit in denying himself. We are saved by grace and are sure only. Do not enter it to gain the benefits of God. But deny yourself everything away from having a constant communion with Christ. Paul said (1 Cor 9:27) "I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway."
We're putting our bodies under control, our passions and appetites are not under subjection. Television programs currently stimulate sensual carnal appetites among Christians towards pornography.
Lust, sensuality is almost out of control, even between ministries. Almost daily I hear of pastors who spend hours watching pornographic films.Multitudes of God's people, including preachers of the Gospel, wasting precious hours before the idol of television. As Lot, our minds are being disturbed by the things we see and hear.
The deeper truth about denying oneself rid goes beyond material things. You can sell your TV, avoiding all the sounds and images erotic, and bring all appetites under control and still not having denied yourself.
What Christ is asking, is a kind of devotion to himself to take out of the heart all that prevents a deep union with Christ. It is a commitment to become nothing before God and men. It is able to say with Paul, "I no longer live - is Christ living in me." (Gal 2:20) "I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me, and I live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. "
The world has lost its charm for us. We must die to all personal ambition - to all attachments to earthly things, until we can honestly say, "I am dead to this world and all it represents. I no longer live. "
Physically alive, yes! But I must die to everything that hinders my vision and love for Christ. Whatever it is - must go. Lust own plans, bitterness, hatred, recognition, self-esteem. I must die to this. I bring everything to the cross and execute judgment.
Why Christians who are about to die are separated both the world and the physical and material things? It is because eternity is in sight. Everything pales in comparison to the joy that lies ahead. Why we can not live like this all the time? Why not keep our minds fixed on Christ at all times?
The prophets of magic charms have no foundation on which to build holiness. Ezekiel said, "Your foundation shall be discovered ..." (Ezekiel 13:14) "So break down the wall that ye have daubed with untempered mortar, and bring it down to earth, and will be found its footing, and fall, and ye shall be consumed in the midst her, and know that I am the Lord. "
The prophets of magic charms were building walls with lime and sand mixture without consistency, or as a whitewash, and painted over the cracks with lime to whitewash the walls.
Worst of all, is your message. (Ezekiel 13:22,23) "22 Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous, whom I have not made sad, and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, by promising him, 23 so , no longer see false visions or practice divination, and deliver my people from your hands, and know that I am the Lord. "And they "strengthened the hands of the wicked." God accused of being cursed souls ignore sin. This saddened to God, that God's children were encouraged committed, instead of being exposed.
God will not allow any minister of the Gospel sadden, disturb or afflict His chosen and devoted followers without your prior consent. But God will not allow that the prophets of convenience we call evil good and consent to the apostate Christians who need to repent.
Do you know a man of God who speaks strongly with determination against sin? Does your message sounds not legalism but deep personal purity? Then he runs to the front - sit and listen to his message, because he has the truth will set you free. He is a true prophet of God, and makes all the other prophets tremble and fear. The prophets of magic charms despise him because he walks with the truth within.
Looking for a man of God to make Christ real! One that puts you in attention and notes that he has been with Jesus. One convict you wasted your time and your mind is on earthly things. One that will signal your face, discern sin and cried out, "You are the man." He is the one who really loves you and watches over your soul.
The prophets of magic charms are raising their massive walls. They are very successful and blessed. But the Lord says (Ezekiel 13:11-14) "11 gave coaters with whitewash, that it will fall rain come, and I will send hailstones, shall fall, and a stormy wind break. 12 And behold, when the wall is fallen, would not you say, Where is the daubing wherewith ye have daubed it? 13 Therefore thus saith the Lord: I will even rend stormy wind in my wrath, and torrential rain will come in My anger, and hailstones in fury to consume. 14 So break down the wall that ye have daubed with untempered mortar, and bring it down to earth, and will be found its footing, and fall, and ye shall be consumed in the midst thereof: and ye shall know that I am the Lord. "God has told us that in these last days our young men will see visions. No success, prosperity or great deeds. There will be only a vision for all - CHRIST!(Acts 2:17) "And in the last days, saith God, I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams."

Study in Lerma for him:Victor R. Pr Preciado Balderrama.
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