destiny outreach

"I know the plans I have for you..." God

architecture-3171675_1920In Part 1, “Is it About God or is it About Me?”, we looked at how true prophets must always be concerned that their message is in line with God’s heart and purposes. As people of God, it is incumbent upon us to put God and His Kingdom first instead of ourselves. What does He want? How does it want it accomplished? To be truly effective, we need to die to ourselves, so that Jesus can come alive through us.

Read more: Prophets and Pharisees Part 2 of 5: Is this Kingdom of is this personal?

church-957981_1920The line between being Prophetic and Pharisaical is so thin that it is often crossed without us even being aware. It is easy to feel so passionately about something that our emotions – or the devil - trick us into believing we are carrying out a righteous mission when, in truth, we have become self-righteous like the Pharisees of old.

Read more: Prophets and Pharisees Part 1 of 5: Is it About God or is it About Me?

hands-3457909_1920In my work in the Corporate world, we sometimes use the expression “Creative Accounting” to describe bookkeeping that is less-than up-right and honest. A similar thing is happening throughout the Christian world in the arena of Biblical truth. I am saddened by the number of preachers, teachers and others who play loose with God’s Word in efforts to attract crowds or assuage their own guilty consciences.

Read more: Creative Theology