FRIDAY, MARCH 28
Scripture: Revelation 2:20-23
Revelation 2:20-23 says, “Nevertheless I have a few things against you, because you allow that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, to teach and seduce My servants to commit sexual immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols. And I gave her time to repent of her sexual immorality, and she did not repent. Indeed I will cast her into a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of their deeds. I will kill her children with death, and all the churches shall know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts. And I will give to each one of you according to your works.” Here we find that some of the residents of the church at Thyatira were actually both teaching and allowing sexual immorality as normal practice. Their actions brought the judgment of God. Hollywood glamorizes free love. We may think it is OK, but in the next generation, God declares He will kill all those who practice it! Now that is a strong statement, but God can carry it out! When verse 23 says, “I will kill her children with death,…” it refers to the disciples of heresy. But in the second generation of the heresy, He promises to utterly destroy those who practice it. That is the kind of thing that causes the fear of the Lord to return to the church. God is not fooling around and we had better understand that right now! He is real and we are His altar. Liberal Episcopalians, Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans who ordain homosexual priests and pastors better buy cemetery plots!