Jesus Warns us

Jesus immediately also told all of his followers to be aware also of the false pastors, false teachers, false prophets, false persons in general

TIPS ON RECOGNIZING A FALSE, CULTIST LEADER,

“The Speaker she appeared honest and sincere. Her teachings were idealistic – She spoke of love for all mankind, peace, and abstinence from many vices in life” “These teachings initially seemed good to me and they went along with my idealistic thoughts. “”There was some personal, materialistic benefit, need for me in joining this group as well”. Even though they boasted continuously of not being a part of an established religion, I never suspected that I was becoming next part of a cult or the dangerous religious group.” “I had said that could never have happened to me before this. For she the speaker firstly herself did not practise these teachings of hers herself..” And by their own fruits you can tell who they are.. even by the evidence of spiritual inconsistencies in their own life, such as cheating, lying and stealing even. We were taught also that we were the sole family and that there were “no secrets or private business” in the family. We had to seek counsel only from the head, the sole leadership even in all things, even for selecting a marriage partner, for pursuing a career or higher education, job. We had to have his or her approval before leaving town on a vacation or job trip. He or she called it “having a covering.” In to the leader’s counsel brought anger and sure reprimand. We were told that submission and obedience on our part was required for our souls, that they were the sole ones appointed to look out for our souls. The Church leader, pastor even manipulated each of the members for their own personal gains.

“The things that I also lost, along with other members in the group was our right to privacy – to have one’s personal live and activities kept private”.” I lost this all for the common good supposedly.” One false rule was to only socialize within the group, our sole true spiritual family, so all other outsiders now were a part of the world destined for damnation. I was even discouraged from spending a lot of time with my own natural family. Even Marriage or any intimate relationship outside of the group was falsely forbidden, discouraged.” “My husband understood, saw the fallacy and mind controlling tactics that were being used and refused to continue with the group, but I wrongfully stayed with it”.

All persons need to be aware of the ear marks of mind control. Mind control is another form of slavery! Each one of us firstly must treasure the gift of human freedom in Christ to even think and choose for ourselves as Christ leads us himself.. be ye not false servants of men..We all are still personally accountable to and before God for our own acts, decisions next too.

Many unsuspecting persons are still taken today into a false Church, a cult, a clan, one that wrongfully favours a certain race, appearance even or a certain theology, goods, or a certain church style..

(Gal 1:6 KJV) I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: 7 Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. 8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. 9 As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed. 10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should
not be the servant of Christ.

(Song 1:7 KJV) Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?8 If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds’ tents.

The body of Christ is one big fellowship of equals. of believers in Christ, so do beware of the isolationists, of someone who is too nice and kind, even who invites you even to to a house meeting or any church meeting where they do try to isolate you from all of the outside contacts with any other believers, they ask you to only do things their way, they do intensely cram you with INFORMATION on why their group alone is good and correct.BEWARE! BEWARE of anyone that claims to have the sole divine gift or calling to lead followers into perfect truths and salvations. They are rather building followers after their own kind to hopefully bring glory upon themselves, to seduce you even, to be worshipped by you and other men as well, and even to financially profit as a result too. Follow after Christ and his flock and not mere men and women.. “While searching for the truth I still fell into a pit”..

ONE OF THE BEST WAY TO CATCH FISH STILL
IS WITH LIVE BAIT OR PARTIAL TRUTHS.

“All the great outpourings of the past have had their outstanding truths. Luther’s truth was Justification by Faith. Wesley’s was Sanctification. The Baptists taught the premillenial [sic] coming of Christ. The Missionary Alliance taught Divine Healing. The Pentecostal outpouring has restored the Baptism of the Holy Ghost to its rightful place. The next great outpouring is going to be marked by all these other truths plus such a demonstration of the nine gifts of the Spirit as the world, not even the Apostolic world, has ever witnessed before. This revival will be short and will be the last before the Rapture of the Church.”

And yet in many of these same groups the followers, and leaders still next became corrupt..

EVEN IF A GROUP HOLDS TO SOME VALID TRUTHS SUCH AS
– Jesus Christ is the sole Savior, Lord of your life.
– The concept of the restoration of the Tabernacle of David. Praise & Worship emphasized as a means to usher (1) in God’s presence and (2) to usher God’s people into His presence. Singing in the spirit congregationally, I.e. in other tongues. The “song of the Lord” a prophetic song or one in other tongues but interpreted
– The belief that God has now restored all the ministry gifts back to the Church, especially the office of the prophet and apostle {this is where today’s prophetic/apostolic move comes from}.
– The practice of laying on of hands to be filled with the Holy Spirit (and the evidence of speaking in other tongues).
– The practice of laying on of hands to impart spiritual gifts
– The belief Christians can be demonized and need to be delivered through the laying on of hands.
– Divine healing is obtained by faith and also is imparted via the laying on of hands
– Emphasis on spiritual warfare
– Emphasis on personal and directive prophecy
– Anointed Women have a full and equal ministry role in the Church, I.e. women pastors, prophetesses, elders, etc.
– The Rapture, the second coming of Christ is inevitable, soon
– Emphasis on Missions, evangelism..

The same group can still be false, led by false men and not by the Holy Spirit.

Some quick signs of a false, cultist leader is that one rapidly sees their own personal visible inconsistences, they even show false partialities towards certain persons, they can be seen by their own lack of love towards others, and by their being mostly unavailable to help others now as well. They are also know to run away from prayer meetings.. they hold strange and different doctrines too.. and are known for supporting isolated verses of scriptures and making major doctrines of them too.

(John 10:1 KJV) Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.2 But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. 3 To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. 4 And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice. 5 And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee
from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.

(John 15:10 KJV) If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love. 11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. 12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

The true pastor nurtures and nourishes his congregation and is available to them even at off hours. He knows his accountability is to God first, and then the to church. I have use the word “true” in this essay concerning pastors and now I want to help you identify false pastors.

I was once attending a local church. God told me to go there but not to talk to any of the pastors, church leaders. I found out next firsthand how crooked they were too . They too liked to preach forced submission by asking “Are you under the authority of our godly pastor or our group of elders who can shepherd you ? ” While subjection in the new testament is mutual and not enforceable, only voluntary, in a false sect the leadership clearly demands that they must be obeyed at all times yes even to to their expectations of a controlling, dominating leadership, as they supposedly strive to maintain your salvation, and help to disciple you. They also do seem want control in every area of your personal life especially your money too. You seem to wrongfully sign your own full life away when you become a member of their group. They clearly stated that nobody outside their group is really acceptable to go to heaven. They do also hide behind Christian-sounding names such as the Christian center, the Victory church, the Chapel, etc.,, but as usual the pastors and elders themselves and visibly next did not keep the moral laws of the Bible, they evidently lied, slandered, committed adultery, even abused and stole monies. Public exposure still also worked best here too to close this false, corrupt church.. Sadly since before and even after that time I have seem many false churches like that too. Most of the churches I have been too so far, but not all. Jesus is the only head of the church.. and also these false submissions issues where the pastors do too often try to make slaves of their personal adherents is really unacceptable. Let me also tell you what Jesus told me ” if you let someone else tell you what to do you will, will go crazy then “People do have to be told these truths too. Jesus is our sole Lord, not firstly any church or pastor, or elder or leader as well. God is firstly also concerned about our direct fellowship with him all the time .. while the liars say and think that going only to their church meeting 3 or 8 times a weeks is what God means.. it is not.

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About thenonconformer

I am a Canadian, retired and I do have an Engineering degree, from Concordia University , Montreal 1968, plus I had also now worked as a Re/Max Realtor in Calgary too.
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