Jesse M. Hendley
There is a woman today who is known all over the world for her predictions. She claims to be a prophet of God. Her books are very widely read. She has a syndicated newspaper column on astrology. In the light of God's word, what are we to think about the prophecies of this woman and others similar to her? There is such a widespread interest in this today that we need to see what God says about it in His word.
For many years I have been teaching Prophecy, as laid out in God's Word. They are God's words, God's predictions. I am quite sure that it hasn't meant very much to some people. They have not seemed to have ears for it. Yet when someone comes along and makes some predictions today, people perk up their ears!
At this particular time there is a definite revival of interest in prophecy, spiritism, astrology, psychic phenomena and in the modern-day "prophets" who have come upon the scene. These modern-day prophets are DEFINITELY NOT in the same category as the Bible prophets, even though they quote the Bible. The quoting of the Bible does not make them true prophets! But we can KNOW whether they are true or false, whether they are real or fake. What does God have to say about our receiving modern-day prophets?
The woman I mentioned, a modern-day prophetess, has been one of the outstanding leaders in the revival of spiritism. All over the world today there is a revival of occultism. This woman is having an influence upon the lives of many people in our nation and around the world. I want to give you some passages of Scripture,
The first Scripture is Matthew 24. Jesus Christ is speaking about His coming again and of the signs of His return.
Verse 7, "For nation shall rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom, and there shall be famines and pestilences and earthquakes in divers places. All of these are the beginning of sorrows (The word sorrows in Greek is "birthpang ...
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