|Can Spiritual Gifts, Offices, And Ministries Be Counterfeited?|
Can these be counterfeited?
Yes. Every gift of God can be and is counterfeited by the human mind and by powers and principalities. Even salvation itself is counterfeited. Worship is counterfeited. The Bible is counterfeited with false translations. Ministries are counterfeited. Healing is counterfeited. Miracles are counterfeited. Prophecy is counterfeited. Tongues are counterfeited. And, of course, apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers are counterfeited. This makes the real no less real, but, in all these things, God's people need discernment. God's people need to read and understand the Scripture as it relates to gifts of the Spirit and apostlic ministries. There is a lot of counterfeiting going on. There was a day when no one talked about apostles. Now they're popping up behind every fence post.
That doesn't make the real any less real.
Last updated: Dec, 2011
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