Isaiah 30:10 Which say to the seers, See not; And to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, Speak unto us smooth things,Prophesy deceits:
Isaiah makes it clear all the way back in the Old Testament that people would want preachers who would say what made them feel good. They were to invent their own messages rather than give what God said. They were to tell the people what they wanted to hear instead of Bible truth. They were to flat out lie in the pulpit, and that would make the people happy.
Can you believe that Isaiah knew that so long ago? People do not want to hear from God. God’s Word makes us feel bad if we are living in sin. God convicts men of sin.
You need to be careful to find a pastor, a preacher, who opens the Bible and says what God says. The message isn’t about making you feel good. The message is about the truth that God gives His people.
Be careful to seek truth and not what you want. Do not look for feel good, encouraging, messages instead of truth.
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