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Though none go with you.

Posted by appolus on September 13, 2018

The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? saith the LORD. Is not my word like as a fire? saith the LORD; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces? (Jer 23:28-29)

The word of the false prophet is smooth and flattering and self-indulgent. They pat each other on the back and congratulate themselves. They are at ease in Babylon. Yet the true word of God is like a fire says the Lord, it is like a hammer that breaks the rocks in pieces. It has a dynamic force that causes a tumult. It penetrates and thoroughly pierces the hard hearts of men. Men are stabbed in the heart by the penetrating word of God. We see this when Peter preaches after Pentecost and three thousand are saved. We also see it when Stephen preaches and is stoned to death. In each case the scriptures use the phrase ” they were stabbed in the heart.” The true word of God spoken by those filled by Gods Spirit will always cause a violent reaction either unto life or unto death but never unto ease.

False prophets declare that everything is going to be all right. In the days that we live there are many false prophets that are easily identifiable. We live in such darkness that they don’t even bother to don their sheep outfit, they stand there like the wolves they are while they tear away at the sheep with lies and delusion. They tell Christendom that it is God’s desire to see them rich. They tell Christendom that the power lies within their own words and that those very words, spoken, compels the Living God to act, they make a servant of our God. In all these things they are speaking from the abundance of their hearts, it comes from their own desire to be rich and to be powerful and to be influential and to be in control. They love to hear their own names lauded by men while at the same time, with the thinnest of veneers, make a pretense of humility.

Now truly these men are easy to identify as they promote the things of the world from the platforms of the churches. What about the false prophets who have donned the sheep clothing? The thrust of their message is the same, just much more subtly delivered. Yet they promote peace. They give a way of escape that allows us to stay where we are and men love that to be so. Yet, the Word of God is like a fire. It burns and it consumes and it refines. It is like a hammer, it deals the blow, it breaks in pieces, it tears up the fallow ground and pounds the clod. It is sharper than any two-edged sword. It pierces and divides the soul from the spirit. It knows the thoughts and intents of our hearts and leaves us standing naked before the living God.

Jesus did not come to bring peace to the earth. His Truth sets apart a man from his father, a daughter from her mother. The enemies often lie within our own households and gatherings and denominations. When the truth goes forth it does not go forth with a rousing applause from men. If you oh man of God only hear the rousing applause’s of men then you are not preaching the whole truth of God, you are holding something, or many things back. In doing this you are crying “peace, peace,” where there is no peace. Men may applaud you, God will not. Whatever God reveals to us it is incumbent upon us to share this truth. We live in a day when truth is assaulted on every side. Only when we are led by the Holy Spirit and the Lord Jesus is preeminent among us can the truth go forth. Jesus knew how to take a crowd of thousands and reduce it down to a handful. He done this by setting forth the truth and it was too hard for most men to hear and they left Jesus.

These are people who had followed Jesus, had been fed by Jesus, had believed Jesus, had been healed by Jesus. Yet, when it comes down to it, the truth, the sword of the Word divided them for it knew the intent and desires of their heart and it caused them to separate from the genuine saints who could say to Jesus that no matter what happened or if the many left Him, they would not for where else could they go, He had the words of life and it was the way, the truth and the life of Christ that they sought. This was the challenge 2000 years ago, and that very same challenge is all the more real today. Will you follow and declare the truth though none go with you? This is our challenge saints. Stand upon the truth and the Word and let the chips fall where they may. And there shall come upon you a peace that surpasses all understanding, and that peace is found even in the deepest dungeons, where so many men and women of God ended up for taking such a stance.

3 Responses to “Though none go with you.”

  1. Rebecca said

    All I can say is yes … and this I know is as sure as all God’s promises are true … Jesus goes with His own and we will not falter … no matter the cost. There is a cross each of us must bear … and the cross is at times heavy and seems to be getting heavier but in dying to ourselves … in obedience … as we surrender to the will of God our father His peace sustains. There is coming much tribulation and with it persecution … the church is ill prepared in America. The wilderness place is a place of grooming … a place of testing and of growing. There will be a remnant who will be wrapped in the spirit and power of God … they will be wearing the mantle of Elijah. There will be a time that faith is tested as never before. Many will fall away but there will be a remnant people who do great exploits ….

    Do you ever wonder when Jesus returns if, as we hear the shout and trumpet. will those that are dead hear their own names called as Lazarus did? Won’t that be a wonderful day?! It will be both great and dreadful … we must prepare now to meet the LORD.

    • appolus said

      Indeed sister, both great and terrible. I believe the church in America is ill prepared because it is such a hard word and it is easier for them to talk about a revival that will ward of a catastrophe, as opposed to actually preparing the saints to enter into the ye of the storm. This is the peace they set before them and they wonder why there is no revival. Their words are without fire……………………………..bro Frank

  2. Rebecca said

    I don’t know if this will pass on to you … if it does you will see he speaks words necessary for followers to hear. How many are crying out to the Lord … how many are walking in the sufficiency of God not themselves no matter the circumstance … in His grace … knowing full well it is by faith we walk no matter the darkness … ?!
    It is past time to wake up … to have a revival inside ourselves with repentance for what our part is in the state of these United States … and it may be too late for this country but it is not too late for God’s people … the remnant church that will not be overcome … the group that ‘the gates (demonic invisible spiritual leaders) of hell’ will not prevail over to cry out to our Father.
    I do long to see a true revival of God’s true church … a revival within myself as I search for hidden sin to be revealed … anything that would separate me from my Bridegroom and Father … anything that would hurt the heart of God.
    I cry out as the corruption continues to snake through this worlds peoples … Has Habakkuk’s message from God come to this land? I truly think so but then I look at Nineveh and my heart aches for a people who will actually hear the warning to repent and change. My heart aches because warnings are heard as ‘a good word’ but appear are not heeded. My prayer is a warrior spirit that prevails in the storm to come … people do not realize but the storms on our coast lands are only a preview of whats to come … they are mere warnings and a time of mercy through His grace … my prayer is still for the LORD to hold back His hand and please LORD in your judgement please also show your grace through mercy. We must in this hour stand so close to God we are in His shadow. I know through your words that you also see the storm to come is at the door.

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