A Strong Word
This is probably a word I would not run to share on many of the popular sites (or groups here on Facebook). I don’t open myself up for opposition unless I know for sure God is saying to do it, but on my wall I have the freedom with the expense of people un-friending me.
This is a strong word but out of obedience I speak it. I have been a Spirit filled born again believer in Christ Jesus for 42 years and I am grieved at the state of the church, the deception that has gained access to it!
I’ve been through all kinds of movements in the Church and yes, many types of deceptions in these movements! I came out of a very legalistic church and have prayed the LORD would bring balance in my life of His grace and truth.
When I first got saved, believers in Christ were repenting for teaching their children a lie and that was relating to Santa Claus. Now I see it brought forth over the pulpit. Yes, this is shocking and we have a choice to join in with the deception by overlooking it or separating from it because you don’t know how deep that deception is. A little leaven can leaven the whole loaf. It is the little foxes that spoil the vine!
At times I felt my walk was too hard to bear to be separate from the multitudes who have the freedom to do things I know God said not to. I have been with many who felt the LORD told them to not to those things that are of the traditions of men and then years later returned to those things they said God told them not to do.
Yes, I know we miss it thinking God says not to do certain things, but those things that stem out of the occult, from lies and deceptions, from pagan worship, God said to not touch the unclean thing and come out from them.
The price is high to pay and your reputation but what is better to have that place in Him where He can trust you with His glory because you don’t care what people think or to have those things that only satisfy for a season but opens you up to that which separates you from His holiness.
We all have to test the waters and know where to step by His leading but these are serious times with deceptions lurking high with the enemy going about like a roaring lion seeking who he can devour.
These are the times of the Great Apostasy and it all starts with satisfying the flesh rather than crucifying it. The LORD said He would turn us over to the spirit of delusion if we have itching ears looking for those things our flesh delights in hearing!
My husband said for me to speak out, but I said I rather not. They don’t want to hear but I feel I needed to obey my husband since he is the priest of the house. If we don’t speak out and one dies in their sin, their blood will be upon our hands, so I speak out not a popular message.
I’ve been accused of being like an old testament prophet with my messages which will not be allowed in the prophetic schools raising up the young in the LORD.
Woe to those who deprive God’s people of the truth when it comes strong. Some have said I was a prophet but that is one thing I have never called myself but I do think about it because of my walk and what others have said to me where I was not accepted. This goes to whoever has the ears to hear whoever the Spirit speaks it to in Jesus name.
~ Yolanda Ballard
Yolanda Ballard of At The Father’s Feet website, shares with you, the body of Christ, the words she’s received quietly sitting at the Father’s feet. I believe Jesus set the example for us to follow. Whenever He could He would come apart from the busyness of the world so that He could quiet Himself before the Father, for that is where He received direction and strength to carry out His will.