Beware Of Seducing Spirits!

"Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils" (1 Tim. 4:1)
To receive ideas as truths because they come in ravishing form, and we are moved by every impulse of our fallen nature to love them, is indeed to surrender ourselves to the power of Maya. It is nothing less than, like the ostrich, to hide our head in the sand, content to revel in fond dreams for a moment, while the Rider on the pale horse scours the plain towards us, brandishing his glittering dart, and bringing Hades and Eternity in his train. For of things beyond our natural ken we can understand only what is revealed: and if we must cross the fixed boundary into forbidden lands, our expedition will simply procure for us teachings of demons, having no connection with truth, but only representing the views which the Powers of Evil are anxious to disseminate at the time.
G. A. Pember (1837-1910)

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