By: Derrick P. Rodgers

I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them. For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the naive. For your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, but I want you to be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil. The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. (Romans 16:17-20)

Authentic apostles and prophets will always want “you to be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil.” it’s important to watch out for obstacles contrary to the doctrine that comes from Jesus and the apostles. Men today that serve their own interest will attempt to speak inspiration absent of adjustment and correction. They will more than often speak flattery which leads naive Christians into deception. Those in positions of influence are admonished by Gods word to teach sound doctrine and encourage righteous character. Titus 2

Please pray that the voice of the enablers will be silent. There are some opposing and rejecting any correction to the deceptive practices that enter into the church. Some individuals of influence are so concerned with becoming popular they directly and indirectly attack and oppose leaders who speak out against sin, evil, wickedness and deception in the church. Because these enablers are obsessed with maintaining acceptance and pursuing success to obtain financial freedom, the word of God becomes, legalistic, obsolete, judgmental, and irrelevant in their world of today’s “seeker sensitive bless me me me, church culture”. The enabler no longer values Gods word, instead the message now becomes “the only thing that matters is whats in your heart”

They communicate through their enabling methods; that you can live like the world and practice sin, but don’t worry no one will say anything as long as you have “God somewhere in your heart”. Jude said in Jude 1:3,4 …”some ungodly people have wormed their way into your churches, saying that God’s marvelous grace allows us to live immoral lives”…

Mind-you we are not talking about sinners and the world but we are talking about the church. We say we love God, and we promote Jesus, but something in us gets uncomfortable when men and women of God began to teach that if we love God “we will keep His commandments.” Is it something about obeying the Father that is important?

Even in today’s modern church era, God still view obedience better than sacrifice. Therefore bringing vile and unclean offerings to the Lord is problematic. Burning your incense to the gods of prosperity, the gods of celebrity and popularity and the gods of world unity will only bring the Judgement of God upon us. Your alliance with Egypt and covenant with idol gods will cause the church glory and power to be destroyed, because of the rebellion against the Lord. Jeremiah 2:14-16

Please pray that the voice of the “enablers of deception” in Gods house become mute.