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People of this world are always ruled by problems in one form or the other. It could be sickness, financial crisis, relationship disputes, job, marriage, etc.. Few who believe in God do various forms of rituals followed by their religion. Few seek the aid of religious people who say they can perform miracles, healing etc.. Some who cannot handle the pressure end up by committing suicide. So what is the exact way out?

Prayers of few anointed man of God help the people to get rid of problems in a miraculous way. So people start to flock, where such miracles and healing occur. If a person is a non believer he may or may not believe Christ but blindly follow the man of God. Sometimes they just visit till they get benefited later they follow their own religion or ways. Many think Man of God have some miraculous powers. A Christian person stays till the end of a prayer meeting to have a personal prayer with the Man of God. These are few things which happen in our neighbourhood.

Now when a person receives blessing or healing or a miracle he should think about what made that happen in his life. Of course the prayer offered by Man of God surely did the work, next when he get sick or bed ridden he again calls for the man of God and gets prayed. Some time later he might have a financial problem but this time the man of God is busy or is out of station then what would he do?. So its simple we need to go after the God who did the miracle but not the man of God. But none choose to go after God instead they still want Man of God to pray for them.

Common problems among many Christian youth are regarding their job and marriage. They go from Man of God to Man of God for prophecies. One man of god says God will give you a tall person in marriage, one man of God says God will give you a short person, some other says Gods will is against your marriage he wants you to do his ministry like apostle Paul, some other say God is showing me so and so person. Now after getting so many prophecies one could easily get confused. One more thing that disturbs is all the Man of God who prophesied were carrying anointing that can raise dead back to life and they had such experiences too. Our main doubt is on whom can we rely? on which prophecy can we believe? I know the solution its simple STOP GOING AFTER MAN OF GOD START FOLLOWING GOD OF MAN. God is the one who created us he knows more about us than any one on the earth knows. Read the below scriptures.

"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations." - Jeremaiah 1:5

Your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. - Psalms 139:6

Man's days are determined; you have decreed the number of his months and have set limits he cannot exceed. - Job 14:5

Before a word is on my tongue you know it completely, O LORD. - Psalms 139:4

So if God gives you a answer it is a perfect answer. If he says Yes it will be Yes and it can never be no. If it is No it cant be Yes at any cost. Even earth and heaven may pass away but His word stays forever. As Luke  21:33 says Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. Once yo receive an an answer from God and if  you have 100% assurance that God did really spoke then stay with that answer. Even a man of God who has the anointing to stop rain or to make thousands of people fall in a crusade contradicts your answer do not believe it or get into doubt. But boldly stay in Faith with the God's answer but don't give up with the words a man of God. Do not get into argument with the Man of God instead remember God is greater than man and God is not like man to change.

God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill? - Numbers 23:19

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. - Hebrews 13:18

I just want to share a story given in 1 Kings 13th Chapter. This is a story of a young prophet who gets instructions from God but despises it when an Old prophet changes his mind. Read the story for yourself given below. You can read it in your bible too. I have posted the following story from NIV translation.

By the word of the Lord a man of God came from Judah to Bethel, as Jeroboam was standing by the altar to make an offering. He cried out against the altar by the word of the Lord: “O altar, altar! This is what the Lord says: ‘A son named Josiah will be born to the house of David. On you he will sacrifice the priests of the high places who now make offerings here, and human bones will be burned on you.’” That same day the man of God gave a sign: “This is the sign the Lord has declared: The altar will be split apart and the ashes on it will be poured out.”

When King Jeroboam heard what the man of God cried out against the altar at Bethel, he stretched out his hand from the altar and said, “Seize him!” But the hand he stretched out toward the man shriveled up, so that he could not pull it back. Also, the altar was split apart and its ashes poured out according to the sign given by the man of God by the word of the Lord.

Then the king said to the man of God, “Intercede with the Lord your God and pray for me that my hand may be restored.” So the man of God interceded with the Lord, and the king’s hand was restored and became as it was before.

The king said to the man of God, “Come home with me and have something to eat, and I will give you a gift.”

But the man of God answered the king, “Even if you were to give me half your possessions, I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water here. For I was commanded by the word of the Lord: ‘You must not eat bread or drink water or return by the way you came.’” So he took another road and did not return by the way he had come to Bethel.

Now there was a certain old prophet living in Bethel, whose sons came and told him all that the man of God had done there that day. They also told their father what he had said to the king. Their father asked them, “Which way did he go?” And his sons showed him which road the man of God from Judah had taken. So he said to his sons, “Saddle the donkey for me.” And when they had saddled the donkey for him, he mounted it and rode after the man of God. He found him sitting under an oak tree and asked, “Are you the man of God who came from Judah?”

“I am,” he replied.

So the prophet said to him, “Come home with me and eat.”

The man of God said, “I cannot turn back and go with you, nor can I eat bread or drink water with you in this place. I have been told by the word of the Lord: ‘You must not eat bread or drink water there or return by the way you came.’”

The old prophet answered, “I too am a prophet, as you are. And an angel said to me by the word of the Lord: ‘Bring him back with you to your house so that he may eat bread and drink water.’” (But he was lying to him.) So the man of God returned with him and ate and drank in his house.

While they were sitting at the table, the word of the Lord came to the old prophet who had brought him back. He cried out to the man of God who had come from Judah, “This is what the Lord says: ‘You have defied the word of the Lord and have not kept the command the Lord your God gave you. You came back and ate bread and drank water in the place where he told you not to eat or drink. Therefore your body will not be buried in the tomb of your fathers.’”

When the man of God had finished eating and drinking, the prophet who had brought him back saddled his donkey for him. As he went on his way, a lion met him on the road and killed him, and his body was thrown down on the road, with both the donkey and the lion standing beside it. Some people who passed by saw the body thrown down there, with the lion standing beside the body, and they went and reported it in the city where the old prophet lived.

When the prophet who had brought him back from his journey heard of it, he said, “It is the man of God who defied the word of the Lord. The Lord has given him over to the lion, which has mauled him and killed him, as the word of the Lord had warned him.”

The prophet said to his sons, “Saddle the donkey for me,” and they did so. 28Then he went out and found the body thrown down on the road, with the donkey and the lion standing beside it. The lion had neither eaten the body nor mauled the donkey. So the prophet picked up the body of the man of God, laid it on the donkey, and brought it back to his own city to mourn for him and bury him. Then he laid the body in his own tomb, and they mourned over him and said, “Oh, my brother!”

After burying him, he said to his sons, “When I die, bury me in the grave where the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones. For the message he declared by the word of the Lord against the altar in Bethel and against all the shrines on the high places in the towns of Samaria will certainly come true.”

So what is moral from this story its nothing but trust in God but not Man of God, get connected to God not a Man of God, and walk your life with God not Man of God.

Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save. - Psalm 146:3

Stop trusting in man, who has but a breath in his nostrils. Of what account is he? - Isaiah 2:22

This is what the LORD says: "Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the LORD. - Jeremiah 17:5

It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man. - Psalms 118:8

So Trust in God at all times but not Man.
Never go after man of God instead go after God of man Reviewed by Vijesh Cormaty on 11:19 PM Rating: 5 People of this world are always ruled by problems in one form or the other. It could be sickness, financial crisis, relationship disput...

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