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A prophet is a person who speaks God’s Word for today. That Word will always be in sync with the bible. It may or may not address the future. A false prophet is one who contradicts God’s Word with a message and/or makes a wrong prediction.

“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones God’s messengers! How often I have wanted to gather your children together as a hen protects her chicks beneath her wings, but you wouldn’t let me.Mt 23:37

Have you ever noticed that those who speak God’s Word to any nation, whether Israel or America, never have an easy time of it and often put their lives in jeopardy?

I don’t know the last time we’ve had a public stoning around here, but more than a few outspoken godly leaders have gotten rocked by the media or public opinion or whatever. It would be probably worth the effort if the country would have listened. But history proves otherwise. Most civilizations gravitate toward leadership that doesn’t listen to its God-sent prophets and end up, well, not so civilized. Just look at or listen to our pop culture, billboards, schools, etc.

So, one conclusion is that we must address this mess by reforming the political nature of our nation. But when we look to men and women as the PRIMARY way out of a nation sliding fast into moral oblivion, we look to the wrong government completely. 

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6

Eventually, our political leaders will fail us and perhaps we’ll finally turn to God. Let’s face it, we’ll probably have killed our prophets… if not in body, well certainly in the court of public opinion.

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