You will not understand the list unless you read Ezekiel Chapter 34, so you may watch and pray in these last days. There are many wolves acting like shepherds to protect God’s people. Read this list of unacceptable actions said or taken by church worship leaders today:
- Dare not challenge their authority.
- Very legalistic.
- Do not talk about hell, or the wages of sin.
- Speak about activating gifts.
- Tithing and sowing seed for harvest.
- Special revelation received from God.
- Keep their congregation as baby by not feeding God’s people proper nutrient.
- Parades the gift of the Spirit.
- Must have a covering doctrine.
- Talk about membership alot.
- Calling them self – “Father” or acting like big daddy for the ministry.
- Love ceremonial pageanetry.
- Lift up education of divinity by recognization.
- Very materialistic.
- Bash and curse those who leave their ministry.
- Love to exalt their race.
“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.” – Matthew 7:15King James Version
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“Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.” – Colossians 2:8King James Version
Avoid this type of individual posing as a shepherd of God in your church. Only Christ is the good shepherd to the sheep (God’s people). Let’s read about it now from John 10:11-13: “(Jesus said) I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. 12 But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.13 The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep.”
The Word of God has warned the followers of Jesus Christ to study to renew their minds to the Kingdom; knowing God’s will and purposes for today’s walk in the spirit on this earth. You are to know church leaders by the fruit that they bear according to Matthew 7:20. If not, they are wolves. You will not find the light within them.
“Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.” – Mark 7:13
In your bible study time, here are a few scriptures from the Word of God to the leaders of Israel. Every king, priest, and from the five-fold ministry of today must keep to a higher standard. Over and over again, God tried to get the leaders attention to take care of His sheep:
Unjust Leaders Micah 2:11; 3:5-7
The Dark Day of the Lord Amos 5:21-27
Idol Shepherd Zechariah 11:3-17
The False Prophets Jeremiah 14:14-16
Punishment of the Priests Malachi 2:1-16
“Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.” – Malachi 3:18King James Version
God will destroy the evil and wicked. My Brother and Sister in Christ, please spare your life by avoiding false apostles, some prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers. If you can discern the times and seasons, you can judge righteously.