When People Flat-Out Lie About Seeing Angels

(pixel2013/pixabay)

Angelic encounters are on the rise—even secular news media are reporting stories activity among the heavenly host. Wise ones proceed with caution, though, because we Scripture clearly warns Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light (see 2 Cor. 11:14).

Still, there's another issue of concern in the body of Christ: Prophets and prophetic people, among others, flat out lying about seeing angels. Of course, like most deceptions that run rampant in the church today, this practice dates back many thousands of years.

Indeed, angelic deceptions are nothing new, but it seems the false is rising with the true—and the fabricated are rising with the false. Discernment has never been more vital. Take it from a young prophet who lost his life after he believed an elder prophet's lie about an angel.

When Old Prophets Lie Through Their Teeth

We read the account in 1 Kings 13. A young man of God prophesied against King Jeroboam, who had fallen from grace. Jeroboam ordered his arrest, only to watch his arm wither. After the young prophet prayed for the king and his arm was restored, Jeroboam offered him a reward.

"The man of God said to the king, 'If you were to give me half your house, I would not go with you, nor will I eat bread nor drink water in this place, for so I was commanded by the word of the Lord, saying: You shall eat no bread, nor drink water nor return by the same way that you came.' So he went another way and did not return by the same way he came to Bethel" (1 Kings 13:8-10).

Click here to read the rest of this article.

Jennifer LeClaire is senior leader of Awakening House of Prayer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, founder of the Ignite Network and founder of the Awakening Blaze prayer movement. She is author of over 25 books. Find her online at jenniferleclaire.org or email her at [email protected].

Get Spirit-filled content delivered right to your inbox! Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.

Great Resources to help you excel in 2019! #1 John Eckhardt's "Prayers That..." 6-Book Bundle. Prayer helps you overcome anything life throws at you. Get a FREE Bonus with this bundle. #2 Learn to walk in the fullness of your purpose and destiny by living each day with Holy Spirit. Buy a set of Life in the Spirit, get a second set FREE.

Your Turn

Comment Guidelines
View/Add Comments
Charisma — Empowering believers for life in the Spirit