“I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first. Nevertheless, I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet. By her teaching, she misleads my servants into sexual immorality and the eating of food sacrificed to idols.”
Much has been written in recent years about “the Jezebel spirit,” and how every local church and every believer should be on high guard against those who think and act like Jezebel. But who is Jezebel? What defines her spirit? And why does it pose such a threat to you and your church?
Jezebel in Scripture
In the Old Testament, Jezebel was a pagan who became the wife of Ahab, king of Israel, and proceeded to corrupt him and most of the people. She used her power and influence to sway others to idolatrous and wicked ways and was completely unrepentant. In Revelations 2:20, her name appears again—this time speaking of an unknown individual in the church of Thyatira who was similarly leading early Christians astray, seducing them into immorality through her influence and charisma.”…
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„David Wilkerson is a respected pastor and best-selling author of The Cross and the Switchblade, a book about his ministry, Teen Challenge, to troubled New York street kids that was later made into a movie starring Pat Boone.
In 1973 David Wilkerson wrote a prophetic book, The Vision. The first chapter of the book reads like today’s headlines…
Chapter 1 of The Vision –Economic Confusion
A Crash is Coming-1
There is worldwide economic confusion just ahead. In my vision, this is the clearest thing I have seen. Many praying people now share this very same vision.
Not only is the American dollar headed for deep trouble, but so are all other world currencies. I see total economic confusion striking Europe first and then affecting Japan, the United States, Canada, and all other nations shortly thereafter.
It is not really a depression I see coming—but a recession of such magnitude that it will affect the lifestyle of nearly every wage earner in America and around the world. Countries that now control huge amounts of Western currency are going to be in very deep trouble also. Arab countries will especially be hurt.
Without a doubt, there are lean years ahead full of monetary confusion and despair. How soon is not clear, but it is not far away. The world’s greatest economists will be at a loss to explain the confusion, and an international crisis of fear will develop. A false economic boom will precede the recession—but it will be shortlived…” Read more here>>