SAME CATEGORY OF IGNORANCE (Please read this!!!)
1 Kings 3:11, “Then God said to him: “Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked long life for yourself, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself understanding to discern justice.”
The prosperity preachers who center on riches, and the problematic preachers whose messages and prayers concern on the death of enemies “fall down and die”, they are both in the same category of ignorance.
Christians with better understanding seek and center their preaching and prayer majorly on the understanding of the word of God, and to be fruitful thereby. King Solomon had an open cheque before God to ask whatever he wished; Solomon did not ask riches or prosperity, and he did not ask that his enemies should fall down and die, rather he asked for the understanding of God’s will and way; this pleased God so well, “Then God said to him: “Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked long life for yourself, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself understanding to discern justice” 1 Kings 3:11.
When we seek to understand the Word of God and center our concern and prayers on how to grow in the Lord and in His kingdom, God will add blessings into our lives and He Himself fight our enemies. 1 Kings 3:12, 13. “ Behold, I have done according to your words; see, I have given you a wise and understanding heart, so that there has not been anyone like you before you, nor shall any like you arise after you. 13 And I have also given you what you have not asked: both riches and honor, so that there shall not be anyone like you among the kings all your days.”
So if Solomon did not ask for riches and for his enemies to die, why can’t you do the same thing? if you read it that God was pleased with the request of Solomon for asking for spiritual understanding, why can’t you do the same thing to please Him with your request and let Him do the same supernatural addition in your life. Jesus Christ promised us that if we seek first His kingdom – that is, how to be saved into God’s kingdom and get others saved, and His righteousness – that is how to live in righteousness after we are saved and help others do the same, then He will add ALL others. “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” Matthew 6:33
A pastor whose preaching and prayers majorly center on riches, blessings, prosperity and breakthrough is a carnal and misled pastor; a pastor whose messages and prayers center on witches and wizards, deliverance, the “fall down and die” of enemies instead of focusing and praying on how to grow in holiness and prepare for the rapture, such pastor is ignorant and misguided.
The prosperity church is a deceived and derailed church; the problematic church of “enemies die” is a disillusive church. What about you? What is the center of your prayer? What is the first and foremost in your prayer list and time? Do you care for riches of this world more than righteousness? Do you seek for righteous living in your prayer and priority? Do you care more about the problems of life than purity of life in your prayer time and focus? Are you more concerned for the enemies in your family to die than focusing on the old sinful nature and notion in your life to die? Which one do you first pray on and mostly?
In this very end time, there are increasing number of foolish virgins among Christian ministers and members who care for the minor than major, who center their affection on the temporal than eternal, and whose priority, purpose, prayer and preaching center on how to get a well-being in this life than to receive a well-done in heaven. The people whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame—who set their mind on earthly things. Philippians 3:19.
But if you chose to be among the few wise, then center your priority, purpose of life, prayer and preaching mostly and mostly on salvation into the kingdom of God and serving God in righteousness. Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. Colossians 3:2; Philippians 3:20
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