“Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple,” Romans 16:17-18.
Division: A situation in which different groups, countries, etc., have different opinions, beliefs, or ways of life that separate them from each other.
e.g. We’re attempting to resolve the divisions [=disagreements] between our two countries. There were serious divisions within the party on a number of issues. The book explores the racial and economic divisions in/of our society.
“The division line is deepening,” says The LORD.
“The line is being drawn between who is for Me and who is against Me. For the line of division will become so deep that some will not be able to cross on over to the other side.
For it is not just white against black; it is not just rich against poor; entire Churches will be split right down the middle. Your entire land will become split right down the middle.
Do you follow after a man or do you follow after Me?
Which side are you on? Is the right any better than the left?
You have crossed over to a time when up is declared as down. You have entered a time when those who think that they are following Me are following after man-made myths.
How will you know when you have drifted away from Me?
How will you know when your eyes are too blind to see the truth?
Truly you have gone past the point where there is no turning back. Truly, you oh land of America cannot now return to your former glory.
How many more killings does there need to happen?
How many more lives need to be lost in the bloodshed?
When a man is sick he calls for a doctor. If a bone is broken it needs to be set. You are as a lost generation.
You would rather hear the wonderful words from your preachers telling you that all is well. But rather I would say unto you that all is not well.
For the tree is rotten; a cancer gnaws at its roots. But you quote the scripture, ‘If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray, that I will heal your land.’
But who has humbled themselves and prayed?
Indeed, there are some who have stood in the gap. There are some who have cried out that I would heal this land. But the nation continues in its sickness.
How can I make it whole when there are so many factions? Indeed, the pieces are scattered and nothing can be made whole when the cancer has spread to such an extent.
Truly indeed, the hour is late.
Cry out to Me,” says The LORD, “for the wind howls through the trees, and yet who can discern it?
But I still have a remnant who is seeking after Me. I still have a people who have gone through the fiery furnace.
These have their eyes and ears sharpened. These know My Voice, and I will lead them through the deep valleys and onto the mountain tops.
So I say to all of you, arise from your slumber and put salve upon your eyes so that you may see.”
~ Stephen Hanson
Stephen Hanson of In His Truth Ministries came to The LORD is a special way in 1975 and has prophesied regularly since. In these end-time birthing pangs we are reminded that judgment must first begin with the household of God. Will we be prepared and ready?