The Bible tells us what to look for in friends. If we look for these characteristics, we'll have a lot fewer phony friends.
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What do you do when you've realized that you've been under the thumb of an emotional manipulator? How do you break free?
"Be careful because false friends will offer false repentance—like Ahab—and just continue repeating the same sins against you."
"In my story, it seems Senior Pastor Saul sent Prophet Jezebel to a close friend with an intimidating message hoping to bring division or breed strife."
How you respond to mistreatment is one of the most important aspects of your spiritual life.
The backlash against my Facebook post caused me to realize just how much confusion there is over prophetic ministry.
Who doesn't like to get a prophetic word? See a miracle, sign or wonder? Receive a healing?
"The sound of worship is changing. It is being used in a real raw place, because that is what this generation wants."
False friends. The Bible has plenty to say about them—and you've probably had one or two yourself.
We should expect that if the devil can't stop the awakening—and he can't—he will try to offer a counterfeit move to fleece the sheep.
"After this happened a few times, I decided to press in to discern the spiritual connection."
God is looking for those with a Habakkuk spirit who will not only see and hear, but record and proclaim. Is that you?
If you're a charismatic believer, you've probably heard of word curses. Now let's expose thought curses.
Rather than embracing a spirit of rejection when people don't receive your prophetic ministry, you need to do this.
Do you notice that when you set out to execute a God-given assignment for His glory, all hell breaks loose against you?
We cannot set ourselves on fire, but we can do this.
Many believers are sowing into Jezebelic ministries for one big reason.
It's not as hard as it feels.
Now is the time to determine that you will press past the past and move into the new thing God has planned for you.
A true friend does one thing instead.