Despising God, Extravagantly

Beth Cavete

Whoever despises the word brings destruction on himself,
    but he who reveres the commandment will be rewarded.  Prov. 13:13

In the sea of confusion surrounding the charismatic church and prophetic movement, perhaps the most confusing thing is the good intentions and upright character of those involved.  Moral, kind, well-meaning, godly, wonderful people on both sides of every debate.  What do we make of this?  How could such anointed men as Bill Johnson or holy men as Mike Bickle be wrong?  How could I have been so wrong?

Let’s step out of the flimsy world of opinions of men and look at the scripture.

Does the word say that by their good intentions, excellent teaching, and upright character we’ll know them? 

NO.  It says that by their FRUIT, we’ll know them.  Mat. 7:15-16

Does it say that by the feelings of our heart, we’ll discern rightly?

No, it says the heart…

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