Over ten years ago, I remember being bombarded with disasters that were predicted to happen. Some came from sources like The Elijah List, some from radio talk shows, some from well-meaning friends. But they didn’t happen. Some warnings even had built-in escape clauses if the prediction did not happen. Most unrealized  disasters were shrugged off and it was on to the next-case scenario.

What frightened me most… many of the  prophecies echoed messages coming from sites like TopSecret and GodProductions where people openly admitted to listening to their spirit guides. The connection and implication is startling.

I was once deceived myself and was listening to the enemy who gave me a prophecy about an impending disaster with a time frame. It did not happen and I knew something was terribly wrong. What I thought was from God was from an evil spirit. God then led me to Deuteronomy 18:22. “If what a prophet proclaims in the name of the Lord does not take place or come true, that is message the Lord has not spoken…” Then 1 Samuel 15:23 hit me like a ton of bricks…”For rebellion is like the sin of divination…” I was not hearing from the Lord and was guilty of divination. I repented of my sin and the counterfeit “gift” left me. Instead of focusing on the Written Word of the canon, I opened myself up by heeding instead of testing the spirits. I had prayed for truth and the Lord was gracious to clearly reveal it to me.

This article is very important to me and I agree with the writers fully. We should and be can spiritually prepared  and ready for what is to come, but all the false predictions causes scoffing and makes Christianity look foolish. The epistles throughout warn us of deception in the church and there is a war on the saints.

Take a look at the end notes which are also very interesting.

Profiting from the Promulgation 
of End-Time CRI$I$ Scenarios 

Thus saith the LORD, 
Learn not the way of the heathen, 
and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven;
for the heathen are dismayed at them. 
(Jeremiah 10:2)

The evangelical world has been feasting on a constant diet of crisis for several decades now. Despite the relative peace and prosperity that Americans currently enjoy, fear is being marketed in every outlet. Fear of the future. It is big money for evangelical professional marketeers, many of whom act like false prophets continually prophesying doom and destruction. In fact, so much so, that many Christians now seem addicted to the adrenalin rush that comes via these dire predictions of disaster. It is a Pavlovian thing – spout the CRISIS, and fear-laden followers will respond by pushing the button to buy pre-packaged SOLUTIONS! This phenomena can best be described as prophecy-mongering, a term that has connotations of profiteering from promoting endtime crises.

Crisis-mongering is not a new thing. Chicken Little in the children’s folk tale went around crying, “The sky is falling!” This message has now become “a common idiom indicating a hysterical or mistaken belief that disaster is imminent.”[1] Despite the moral of the Chicken Little story, dire predictions are becoming a way of life for many evangelicals. The more exotic, the more titillating, the more dramatic – the more people will get all worked up. It isn’t just fear. Many of these catastrophic endtime scenarios are also extremely evocative, even licentious. It is tough to remain sober-minded when constantly assaulted by horrifying and/or Hollywoodized images[2] of the future. But being sober is exactly what a believer is supposed to do in these last days – “the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer” (1 Peter 4:7).[3]

Finish HERE 


The Real Crisis and the Real Solution 

  • QUESTION: what is the WORST CRISIS facing humanity?
  • ANSWER: The lost, the unsaved who will go to Hell if they don’t hear the SOLUTION of the Gospel message of Salvation and accept Jesus Christ as their Saviour.

Christian – If this CRISIS with its truthful SOLUTION is not your primary FOCUS in life, then you need to search plain Scripture and re-discover the simplicity of the Gospel.