Discerning Counterfeits

spirit of discernment blog post

“My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” — John 10:27, NLT

Many false prophets are rising to prominence. They are attractive, charismatic men and women who pretend to represent Jehovah God. This is nothing new, because the Bible warns of such false teachers from the beginning, and Jesus warned of the ones who are coming now. However, can you discern the real from the fake? Can you see through the doctrines of demons that has infiltrated Christian circles?

This message discusses several examples from the Bible in the old and new testament where false prophets confronted people of God. Are you ready to defend and protect yourself from deception? Learn the keys to properly discerning the true people of God from the wolves dressed in sheep’s clothing.


  • Matthew 7:15-20
  • Matthew 24:24
  • John 10:27
  • Acts 13:4-12
  • Acts 16:16-18
  • Exodus 7:8-13
  • John 14 (Entire chapter)
  • John 16 (Entire chapter)
  • John 14:16-17
  • John 14:26
  • John 16:13-14
  • I Corinthians 12:10
  • I John 4:1-3
  • I John 4:4
  • I Timothy 4:1-2
  • Psalm 37:24

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Ashan R. Hampton is the author of several Christian inspirational books: “Prayers & Confessions for Modern Christian Women” (2020), “Still Single Over 40: Reclaim Your Love Life” (2019), “Prayers & Confessions for Teens and Young Adults” (2018), “MCW Living Single Bible Readings” (2017), “Prayers & Confessions for Everyday Victory” (2017), “Before You Start Dating Again” (2016), “Some Bitter, Some Sweet: Becoming a Single Woman God Can Use” (2016), “Soul Thoughts: Poems & Essays” (2015), “Girl Please…Know When to Let That Man Go” (2015). Visit our website for ordering information at www.mcwwisdom.com/books.



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