For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, and hewed out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water. —Jeremiah 2:13
May God have mercy on blind leaders and false teachers, and send something to arouse them before they and their followers go down to hell together. There are thousands of ministers today who are healing the "hurt of the daughter of my people slightly saying, Peace, peace;" when the Lord God says, "there is no peace" (Jer. 6:14). They are promising the people liberty, when they themselves are servants of corruption. They have left Christ, the fountain of living waters, and hewn out cisterns, broken cisterns that will not hold water. They are teaching the people the form, but denying the power. The Lord says, "Ye scornful men that rule this people . . . ye . . . have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; . . . your covenant with death shall be disannulled, and your agreement with hell shall not stand" (Isa. 28:14-15, 18).
The people are dead in trespasses and sins, and these false teachers are making them believe they can go to heaven without being made alive to God by His Spirit in their souls. They are making them believe there is no hell and are doing away with future punishment. The Lord says they are teaching the people to hide behind a refuge of lies, but in the storm of God's wrath these refuges shall be swept away. They, with their followers, will have no hiding place. May the Spirit of God come upon every reader and cause you to search your heart in the light of God and eternity to see if you are hiding behind these refuges of lies. If so, you are on the sand. Unless you come to Christ and receive life, there is a fearful doom awaiting you.
Lord, I pray for my spiritual leaders that they will
always speak and teach Your truth. Amen.