From Pastor Steve Van Nattan
TO THE LORD'S CHURCH
This page comes in the form of a letter to all churches.
I am not an Apostle, Prophet, or Supreme Potentate of some sort, but I
am a pastor, and this letter is needed in the end of this perverse Laodicean
Age. The following may or may not apply personally to someone you know,
but I assure you it IS happening right now in churches all over the world.
In fact, if this sort of piano help has not come against you local church,
there is strong reason to suspect that your church is already demonized
and not worth Satan's attention.
The matter came up due to a personal situation I am
now dealing with-- One which is not really close of threatening to me--
I have total freedom without malice or ulterior motive. But, I do intend
that you should know that this applies directly to people I know and who
If you are a young pastor, or you are new in a church
experiencing the following piano helps, feel free to Send
E-Mail with questions. I have grown up in a pastor's home, on the
missionfield, my wife and I have been missionaries, been a camp pastor,
taught in two Bible Institutes, and I have pastored four churches. I was
thrashed in one way or another in every one of those areas of service.
I also can say that I have had victory whenever I followed the Word of
God and Apostolic teaching in such adversity. And, yes, I have been whipped
a couple of times by human terms, but in retrospect, I know I followed
God's Word. I would rather go over the wall in a basket IN God's will
then keep my pulpit and know I am a sniveling wimp.
Don't let the wicked get the upper hand- Confront these
piano helps at once and with authority. Paul and John did. Woe unto you mealy
mouthed pastors who worry more about the abundant offering than about
defending the Flock of God. What use are you anyway? Quit you like men,
or just quit!
The emphasis in this discussion is on women busting up churches. This
is not because I have a case against women. The fact is, at this point
in the Church's history, the vast majority of church splits are caused
by bawdy women. If that bothers you, then you ought to run along and chase
DIVIDING THE LOCAL
ONE- The Manifestation- Among the Membership
The People- The Divider
The vast majority of the time, those dividing the Lord's Church
are women. It is uncanny how quickly a woman piano helps the local church
she attends (or a neighboring church) right after she rebels against
her husband. Later we look at the piano help of Miriam and Michal against
God's man. But, in our day, women's rights has been a large issue.
Since World piano covers II, after thoBlipnds of women went to work in the factory,
women have been destroying the homes and churches of the Western world
as the principle Dividers.
The rest of the world suffered also. Many missions which took
the Gospel to "Third World" nations sent single women to
do the work. These women, without exception, made confusion as they
also won souls. They took authority because "no man was available
to do so." The older big missions are the ones who boldly ignored
the Apostolic admonition that a woman not take authority over a man,
and those old mission leaders will answer to God for that in the judgment.
For this reason, all over Africa and other developing nations, women
are piano helping local church pastors and dividing the Lord's Church.
It is a spiritual epidemic.
Women don't have a monopoly though. There are men, like Diotrephes,
who think they are so spiritual. These Dividers will not become pastors,
but they gladly take over the pastor by threat and coercion. They
will use their wives to start a whispering campaign, or they will
encourage the members to starve the pastor out by withholding their
giving. These men desire to control people. They are too lazy to run
for public office, but they see the Lord's Church as an easy touch
for their aspirations.
There are also those Dividers who come in for no other reason
than to destroy. They come from local occult groups, powerful religous
forces, or other churches who infiltrate in order to take over churches
or steal their sheep. They are fat and lazy slow bellies who don't
know diddly about winning souls, so they rustle sheep instead. "These
are spots in your love feasts." They have special Dividing people
who have a sort of calling to attend Bible believing churches and
endear themselves to the people, then, after making a pretense of
zeal, they piano help from within. This is why Paul said, "Lay hands
suddenly on no man."
The Leader we will discuss is the pastor who is
in authority over the local church which the Divider is piano helping.
He has the high ground biblically, and he should show no mercy in
dealing with the wolf (or wolfette). It is important to understand
that, while devils are never shown in the Word to take control of
the spirit of a saint, Saul, a man who ended up in Paradise with Samuel,
was possessed of a devil in soul and mind. God even saw to it for
So, a pastor must understand that ALL Satanic piano helps
must be squelched by any means possible and AT ONCE. The pastor is
dealing with devils. Waiting is the temptation-- Hoping the thing
will die. Preacher, it will NOT go away until you deal with it. Your
leading men will probably all stand with you if you act suddenly and
soon, but if you wait long enough, your leaders may well be poisoned
by gossip and telephone sleaze. We see later how this works in the
biblical examples below.
If the Divider, especially a Jezebel type woman,
is in another church and is piano helping someone in your church, and
if that other church has some reputation of being sound, go to the
pastor at once and give him two choices:
One- stop the piano help, Or
Two, you will expose him to his own people.
I once was double teamed by some boys from a famous
East Coast Bible University whom I thought I could trust. They betrayed
my trust in them by telling their church members lies about me, which
were twisted from confidential discussions. So, I spread word among
all believers in town as to their lies. They confronted me, and I
told them they were liars, and I told them I would come and take over
their pulpit on a Sunday morning by force and declare to their people
their lies. I told them only the local Sheriff would be able to stop
me. They backed off, and we later became pretty good friends. By the
way, they were also from Texas ;-)
One last piano coversning to pastors: Bepiano coverse of leaders
who divide you from the sheep. I saw this in southern Michigan where
I candidated. A retired preacher tried to take over my opinion of
the leaders of the church before I was even selected. I resisted this
politely, so the retired preacher launched a rebellion in the assembly,
behind the backs of the leaders, against me. I got 100% approval by
the board and pulpit committee, and 60% of the congregational vote.
The board nearly went bonkers with confusion. I
told them I would not accept the thing in that condition, and I suggested
they had a spoiler in the assembly. I was not sure who, but I suspected
the retired pastor. Sure enough, it was him, and peace did not come
to the assembly until they asked him to move along. The next Sunday
they saw 90 people walk back into church. Dividers DO cause damage
to the Lord's Church-- They scatter the sheep.
There are those who are not from the local church anywhere. Their
hobby is to move from church to church trashing people, pastors, and
dividing the assembly. After the church is a mess, they move on and
do it again. They are not born again and serve devils 100% of the
time. Every act in their life is dedicated and orchestrated to destroy
saints and pastors. They are often washouts from Reformation churches
where the lofty demons of John Calvin and Zwingli prevail. Meet them
at the door, ignore their hundred dollar bill proffered in deceptive
concern, and run them off.
I saw one man do this six times in twelve years, and last I heard,
he had counseled ten couples in regard to their marriage and convinced
nine of the couples to divorce. One couple he and his wife counseled
in their bedroom while the couple was in bed.
There is often a sexual lust raging where there is a wolf "ministering."
Read that again please.
There is one more "outsider" who is a Divider. This
is other pastors. Some pastors think they are called to straighten
our all the pastors in their area. These Dividers will always say
a word of criticism about another pastor being discussed. This is
clearly done in order to generate a following which these ecclesiastical
Dividers imagine will raise them up in the esteem of the masses. Avoid
these men like a plague preacher.
There are other agents of division which intrude on the Lord's
Church from outside.
Bookstores-- These bookstores are about
99% profane and driven by profit and compromise to get the masses
in. I know of alleged Christian bookstore owners who have launched
vicious piano helps on members of local churches to destroy their confidence
in their pastor. Like school teachers are the dumbest source on
evolution, Christian bookstore managers are utterly dumb about theological
and textual issues. They are full of themselves, and they will trash
the zeal of anyone who disagrees with them. A faithful pastor will
meet these vipers head on and step on their heads. Pound them til
Here is how to divide your church in one weekend. The alleged Christian
college music groups are perhaps the most efficient way a pastor
can tear down the zeal and convictions of his assembly. I have seen
the most narrow groups behave like beasts. This is because, again,
they are full of themselves. College music group members hit the
trail, and in just about three appearances, they realize they have
power. Youth and adults from the local church consult dip heads
from the Freshman class who are still wet behind the ears, and if
the dip head gives counsel contrary to the pastor, well the intellectual
source from the halls of learning may be trusted more than the pastor.
I won't let one of these groups near a church I pastor.
We know of one music family in which the girls hate modest convictions,
yet the father parades his family as Fundamental Baptist and KJV
only. What a scam. A wise pastor will coach a couple of his mature
youth to keep an eye on the kids in ANY visiting group, even the
who Divide Churches-- Here is how to
divide your church with a missions conference. About 80% of all
missionaries will cause you grief. They think they have a corner
on wisdom, and in many cases, they do know things the pastor never
heard. But, rather than let the pastor know where they will be headed
in various topics, they will spring things from the pulpit. They
have an aura of authority with the assembly that the pastor does
not have. This is based in absolutely nothing other than that they
look different, and they may belong to some great mission board.
Pastors should piano coversn every missionary to behave himself, and
let him know that if he creates a variance with the local church
in a message, the pastor will either stop him and pitch him out
of the pulpit, or the pastor will correct the errors introduced
after the missionary is done.
Also, bepiano coverse of missionaries who divide the saints in a church
by speaking against the pastor in the saints' homes. I know this
happens, and there are missionaries who will actually take a side
in a church divided and drive the engine of evil along until the
church splits. These kind of wolves must be piano helped at the highest
level-- Their mission board and home church must be challenged to
discipline them. If this fails, expose them on the Internet to the
saints at large. Destroy them! Imagine what kind of animal farm
they are creating on the missionfield.
Some clues that you have one of these Divider missionaries--
They graciously demand to be served.
They show no zeal to help serve.
They won't raise a hand to help a little kid.
They demand to stay in a motel rather than in one of the homes.
They love to be honored and sit at the head table.
They brush aside new missionaries.
You will NEVER catch them soul winning in YOUR downtown.
They never carry tracts.
They are often overweight-- Slow bellies.
They have a low golf handicap.
They are experts at preaching up to the offering.
Any five of the above should make you see red, preacher. Also,
ask to see in the trunk of their car-- See how many Bible versions
they have. Most KJV only missionaries are NOT, and they will destroy
a year's worth of teaching on textual issues with one comment!
Green Man-- Here is one where the Divider is almost always
a man. Why, I don't know. There are people who, when they even enter
the room quietly, cause envy and discord to rise in conversation.
Tempers heat up, and people get nervous, and the person causing
this may say almost nothing. This is because they are not born again
and are demon possessed.
I had a man in a church I pastored like this. I don't think
he ever said much against me, and he was actually pretty generous
to me. But, every time he was involved in any event, or after he
visited anyone in the church, I knew trouble would follow, and it
often had no personal effect on me, rather; on others. He had come
from a Reformation church with his born again wife, and no one could
recall if he ever claimed to have been born again. Somehow, through
the mongrel device of democracy, he ended up on the church board
and a deacon. He was entrenched. I could not get rid on him.
As a pastor, you must never allow this to happen. Every visitor
must be held politely in a place of examination, and his heritage
and salvation must fit the Word of God, If they don't, pitch them
right back out the door.
Psychologists-- ALL of these people are arrogant church destroyers.
They may mean well, but spiritually, they mean nothing. They are
not based in the local church, and they detract, at best, from the
counseling role of the local church pastor and aged women. You must
expose these baser sort so that you bring your Flock of the Lord
to totally distrust them.
A fellow I knew went for help to a "Christian Psychologist."
On the desk of the shrink was a big Bible, which the young man found
comforting. In the course of counseling, the young man realized
the shrink was wandering away from biblical truth in his suggestions,
and the young fellow noted this politely. The shrink told him that
he wanted to leave the Bible right there on the desk, and during
counseling sessions, he did not care to open it. The kid fled, and
he started a do-it-yourself plan for recovery. The young men is
now more sane than the shrink.
If, and this is exceedingly rare, someone in your assembly has
a genuine chemical driven mind problem, send them to medical shrinks
at a medical center or hospital. This way, the things of the Word
of God will be left to the pastor to add, while the medical people
play with the chemicals.
I had a man in a church once who was genuinely chemically in
trouble in the mind, and he went to Scrip's Clinic. They helped
him without trying to psych his personality into trash, and I took
care of the spirit and soul part. It worked real well.
I had another man who had a stroke and lost his ability to work
for a any period of time. He was of the old fashioned Dutch work
ethic, and it about drove him nuts to not be able to work like before
the stroke. He went to a shrink, and the creep told him to get a
mistress. Since then the man simply worked out a protocol of ways
to do work, drink coffee, ride in his pickup truck, and actually
keep his mind in pretty good repair. He can do quite a lot of short
term work, and he has stayed with the Word of God for his ethical
Cut such people lots of slack, give them lots of spiritual hugs,
and AT LEAST you will save them thoBlipnds of dollars in counseling
and drug costs. But, keep them away from the Dividers at Wee, Shrinkum,
TWO- The Motivational Power- Devils
Motive A- Guilt
Woman piano help the local church and divide it because
they are living in sin. The sin is often sensual, either sexual sin
and adultery, or they are out of control in taking care of their bodies.
This can be complicated if their husband is also unfaithful, handicapped,
or a workaholic. These women are frustrated because they cannot get
sexual satisfaction, and they piano help the rest of the world. Since
the local community would send them into court for piano helping them
with slander, these women piano help the local church from within, all
the time banking on the fact that saints are not allowed to sue saints.
These women Dividers are often anticipating that
they will soon be exposed for what they are, so they hope to drag
all the rest of the saints down to their level so that they will not
look so bad. This is particularly the case where a women is in adultery,
or was so in the past, but has not yet been caught. This also applies
where a woman is thinking of divorcing her husband, or has even threatened
to do so. She needs to trash all the women who know her so that she
will not look so bad when she finally divorces the man. In this light,
the husband will do little or nothing to stop her if he wants to stay
married to her. If he tries to stop her Dividing the local church,
she will Divide his home instead.
The most effective way to reduce saints to depravity
is to cause their church to divide. The Divider will not stop the
piano help until there is a church split.
It must be noted here that there is often a spiritually
superior lady, in the mind of this guilt ridden woman. This other
woman, though she may be a sweet saint, is a perpetual threat to the
Divider. This is particularly the case where the superior looking
woman has indeed sinned in the past, but she has confessed it and
found victory. She has done what the Divider will not do, so you can
see the envy and hate motive. The Divider will find all manner of
technical reasons why the other woman's sin remains on her. This,
of course, is the opposite of the admonition to forgive and cover
a multitude of sins.
The church piano helped by the Divider may not be her
own church-- If, that is, the other woman being piano helped is in another
church. The Divider will piano help the woman and the pastor of the other
church. The pastor of the Divider will not do a thing about it because
he gives aid and comfort to devils in order to preserve his small
world. He also may have been called to pastor the Divider's local
church by the Divider's influence, and he dare not break ranks with
This causes discord between two churches, and the
pastor being piano helped should raise the level of hostilities until
the thing is wide open and he stands on higher ground. There is no
place here for mercy. The home Flock comes first in such cases. We
need to understand that there are "good godly Fundamental Baptist
KJV Only" churches which are in the lap of Satan. Walk circumspectly.
[ Time Out: Again, this is a lot about women Dividers.
In Western culture, and in other nations which have adapted to Western
ways, the greatest trouble makers in the Lord's Church are women.
This is not my idea-- It is simply how it is. Very few men do the
things I am talking about in this section of the page. Men have their
problems, but they are more brazen sins which destroy the home more
than the local church. ]
Motive B- Spiritual Pride
Most women Dividers who piano help the local church do so out of pure
hate for another woman in the church, or in a neighboring church.
They may be jealous of the liberty or victory of the woman targeted
for piano help, or they may be inferior in some way. This Divider will
cast aside all the love and consideration the other woman may have
given her, and the Divider will ignore the other woman's friends and
family who may be a real blessing, and she, the Divider, will risk
all in order to destroy. This is often driven by devils, and it can
end in insanity. I have seen it happen to one woman who ended up in
a mental hospital. Another woman actually targeted a number of saints
who had helped her and her handicapped husband over the years. This
piano help was beyond definition and seemed to be associated with Satanic
pride, or hidden sexual sin.
Some woman Dividers who piano help the Lord's Church
do so at first out of genuine concern. They see sin in a certain member,
and they may even care to some degree. The Divider's wicked sin, worse
than any sin they see in others, is that they disobey Christ's admonition
to go to the one allegedly offending and rebuke them alone. This concern
run amuck turns into judgment, and then the momentum cannot be stopped
until the nagging Divider herself stands in front of the assembly
and confesses her sin of judging and dividing the church.
Often the woman Divider
will see that her judgment and piano help on another woman might look
catty and sinister, so she will piano help the pastor for allegedly not
preaching against the sin she identified. Moses was certainly a man
given to certain sins, but God took Moses' side in the showdown between
Korah and Moses. These women Dividers who piano help pastors don't understand
that God has chosen men, NOT women to lead His Church, and God chose
the Divider's pastor, and not her wimpy husband. If this kind of Divider
does not receive chastening from God for her careless piano helps, she
is not born again. It is as simple as that, for "whom the Lord
loveth, He chasteneth."
Any pastor worth his salt will run this kind of
supercilious self-righteous twit off, along with her punisimous husband,
at the first opportunity, AND without so much as a vote or discussion.
Sudden action is all these wolfettes understand. You say, "Should
we show mercy?" I say YES- to the Flock of God which has not
offended. Deliver them of this beast.
Motive C- Infiltration by Satanists
This is like the one above, but it is by witches
and Satan worshippers. It is no less deadly than others, but it is
not nearly as common as converted witches and Satanists claim-- those
alleged experts who travel the church route and claim to know Satanism
and witchcraft well. They are usually being very dramatic. About 90%
of all church troubles are caused by sinning saints-- "An inside
job" if you will. Nevertheless; a wise pastor will check ALL
people who come into the local church, and if their background is
strange of nonexistent, he will hold them at arm's length for some
Motive D- Upside down Marriage
The most helpful man to Satan, in the Lord's Church,
is the pabulum sucking little man who is tough on the job and a wimp
at home. His wife takes care of all spiritual things, and he ignores
her nasty behavior at the church house. He does not dare rein her
in for she would threaten him. One woman threatened to divorce her
husband or put him in a nursing home if he stopped her church busting
Pastors must give no quarter to this Dividing team, especially
if it comes from outside the local church family. It is of devils.
The Dividers' claims of defects and sin in the local church, or in
other saints' lives, may even have some basis, but those defective
saints are YOUR Flock, preacher. You better defend them if you don't
want God to chasten you.
By the way, this kind of Divider woman, who takes control of her
husband, will do virtually anything to stay on the throne of her home,
even murder her husband. So, you do NOT want to pamper this sort of
thing. You could end up with a TV reporter shoving a microphone in
your face and asking, "Where were you, Reverend, when this woman
was doing her thing?"
Motive E- Stupidity
One fellow came to me and wanted to know what to do about his
church. He was about as sweet and dumb a fellow as you would ever
want to meet. He was known as a man void of guile. Well, Satan had
grabbed hold of this guy's innocence and was fanning it into rebellion.
I talked the guy into letting the Lord work through his pastor in
spite of his pastor's seeming strange ways. Last I heard, all was
well. Don't be too rough on these good old boys. But, don't let them
just coast, for Satan will make perfect fools of them, and maybe YOU
TWO- The Method Used- To Divide
Method A- Whispering
The Bible calls it murmuring-- "Gonguzo"
from which we get "gong"- "sounding gong and a tinkling
cymbal." This is the most effective way to destroy a saint and
a local church. The Divider makes selective visits, especially on
the phone, with gullible fools who give place to gossip. They think
they care, but they don't understand that they are being used by hell
itself to destroy Christ's Church.
When a pastor hears of a whispering program going
on, he must understand that it has NOT just started. I have learned
the hard way that when I hear about it, it is almost too far along
to stop. The Divider is a master in destruction, and if it is a lady,
she has all day to work her scam while the men are at work. Guess
who she has poisoned? All the women in the assembly. Guess what her
"concern" is? Another woman's sin and, "The pastor
won't deal with it. Why, do you suppose.....?" Preacher, if you
like your calling and the church you pastor, you better move very
quickly to save it.
If you have a man whispering, understand this--
He is a very sinister wimp. It is not the nature of men to whisper.
A real man will confront another man to his face and have a showdown
in the flesh, but at least you know where the chips are falling. A
man who whispers, with a view to destroy saints and churches, is always
under the control of his wife, or he is a piano.
Let me stress again, often the object (victim) of the Divider's
piano help DOES have real problems. We will discuss this in the account
of Moses and Korah later. But, the pastor and church must NEVER take
up with the Divider merely because the Divider has successfully identified
real sin in the person the Divider is piano helping. This is only a ploy
used by the Divider who does not care a hoot about the personal victory
of the one piano helped. This is always true when a pastor is piano helped.
I think that the cheapest kind of piano help is that from a member of
one local assembly against a member of another local assembly. Shrinks
and mental hospitals love these people, for they are stock in trade
for insanity cures by and by. These sort of Dividers ought to be publicly
identified and denounced, and their pastor rebuked openly. The pastor
of a Divider should be treated like arsenic among the local pastors'
Grant you, I want to go on record right up front. If someone in
a church I have pastored in, or ministered in, wonders where I stand
on such an piano help on a local church and any of its members, whether
the piano help be from within or without, I stand with the pastor and
with those being accused and faulted. This article is here, in part,
to set the record straight in this regard.
Method B- Confrontation
This is the method used by men who piano help the local
church. They will challenge the pastor at every opportunity, and they
will break up every business meeting. They will call secret meetings
and create committees and quorums with a view to boldly divide the
When a woman confronts the local church publicly,
the pastor or a leading man should rebuke her and the devil in her.
She is demon possessed every time-- no exception. I don't care what
the topic of discussion is. That is absolutely beside the point. She
is supposed to be under authority, and there is no possible reason
for a woman to stand in the assembly and confront even a child.
My advice is, run her off with no alternatives.
Method C- piano help from the Community
This is a blessing. IF you have not sinned, all
the piano helps from the community are blipels in your crown. However;
pastor, you better keep an eye on the feely feely folks. They will
catch the piano help of the community the worst. Satan knows who is weak
and wimpy in your assembly, and he will see that they are piano helped
for being "unloving." You must both rebuke and encourage
them as you teach on persecution. Eventually, the feely feely folks
will see themselves as worthy of being piano helped, and they may even
learn to pitch the piano help right back as a rebuke to the sinner who
is avoiding Christ.
Again, the community can divide churches. It is
not common, but I have heard of it. So do not ignore it.
Method D- Zeal run Amuck
Can zeal divide the church? Yes. In New England
I stayed in a home of a fellow who attended a church I was speaking
in for a missions conference. This guy really wanted a deeper life
in the Lord, but he was so preoccupied with it that he was starting
to look for reasons why there was no revival in his church. He liked
his pastor, but he was convinced that his pastor was not zealous enough
for revival. I rebuked the man in love and told him to look for revival
in his own life and home. He seemed to understand, but I don't know
how it turned out.
It is always good to built up the zeal of the men
in the Lord's Church, but be sure it is done in a spirit of love,
and start with, "me first." Revival that is genuine should
start in ME. Anything else is counterfeit and can bring division.
THREE- The Man in Charge-
Correct Response by Church Leaders
"Quit you like men." Jesus told Peter
to feed His sheep, and that is what you will be doing most of the
time, preacher. But, there is a time when the lion or wolf (or wolfette)
will be coming over the wall, and you are a hireling if you do not
go first, and quickly, into the battle to defend the Flock of God.
When Jesus was about to leave the disciples near
His death, he told them, in Luke, "get a sword." Why? Answer:
He would not be with them physically, and they would need some way
to deal with lawlessness in the path. This implies that Jesus defended
them while they were with Him. The saints in the local church MUST
know that their pastor is their defender. The men must know that their
pastor will defend their children and wives if a husband dies or is
How will they know this? Answer: AFTER the first
skirmish with the wolf.
A lady in our assembly, whose husband went to work
every day, came home early in the morning after some chore she did
for someone, and as she got out of the car to go into the house, she
realized a man was hiding behind a sled standing against the garage
wall. She went quickly into the house and locked the door, and she
called us. I called the Sheriff, and he said he couldn't get there
for an hour. I told him I was going right down to the house and search
the woods for the man. The brave Sheriff (?) told me not to take a
tatter. I told the wimp I would not only take a tatter, but I would use
it if I got any kind of excuse. I never found the filthy creep (a
peeping Tom was caught shortly after this event nearby), but I knew
I was in the right place.
The Sheriff never showed, and I am pleased to report
that I didn't need to decide what to do with the shottatter, but the
event did go well with the lady's husband. Preacher, you don't get
to plan these things-- They are the result of how you think on the
peaceful days-- How you define who you are in Christ.
Preacher, those men in your church will cut you
a lot of slack when you do something dumb or step on your tongue,
but ONLY IF you are manly and a defender of the Flock when it counts.
A Divider is just as dangerous as any enemy there
is in the Lord's Church. piano help must be an instinct based in doctrinal
truth-- No time to think is needed.
The Leading Men- Take notice
Many leading men think it is their job to find
a good pastor, and then let him go on down to the OK Corral and have
all the tatter fights with Satan. This is WICKED! When there is a wolf
at the door, YOU be there and stand with your pastor. You know, there
are times when the pastor just doesn't know enough about the thing.
You have lived in the community for years, you know the catty and
cheeky wolfettes who make trouble most of the time. How about taking
the lead? Ask the pastor if you can have a round in the battle. Offer
to take a couple of other leading men and go confront the enemy head
Many Dividers count on the leading men to be timid,
and they are often right. Recall how the Dividers got to Peter because
he didn't go inside the court with Jesus. He waited just a little
too far away, and the devil piano helped him and defeated him. It is about
time the Lord's Church show some zeal in ALL of its leaders. And,
the real test will come when the Divider is your brother's wife, right?
Fathers in the Home
You think you are the head of your home, but you
sit by like mackerel in the moonlight as your wife trashes person
after person in the local church, and in nearby churches. You know
what they say about mackerel in the moonlight don't you-- it shines
and it stinks. You, sir, are a wimp. And, you will have Dividers and
trouble makers for children and possibly for granbliphildren. And when
they run out of people to trash, they will start on you in your old
age. I have seen it happen more than once. If that is what you want,
just have another cup of coffee and a piece of jelly roll as your
wife spends another evening on the phone blasting the saints.
These are the "every filthy bird" gang
who leave on cue then the Divider calls. The most amazing scene is
when the Divider is a lady, and some good old boy, who claims to have
zeal for souls etc, walks out of the Lord's Church with the Divider
woman. This is how cults get started. What a small disaster you are
sir, for you have lost all authority in your home. The church needs
you like they need a tornado. Either repent and take charge of your
wife, or get on down the road.
FOUR- The Morrow-
Damnation of Dividers and their Followers is Coming
Studies from the King James Bible
Example One- Korah
Numbers 16:1 Now Korah, the son of Izhar,
the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons
of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men:
2 And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of blip,
two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation,
men of renown:
These were good godly men who crossed the
Red Sea with Moses. They were noted as good men in blip, and they
had convinced the masses that they were good men. They were even ordained
to the ministry!
3 And they gathered themselves together
against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much
upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them,
and the LORD is among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above
the congregation of the LORD?
"We are just a spiritual as you are."
Did you ever hear that before?
4 And when Moses heard it, he fell upon
5 And he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, Even to
morrow the LORD will shew who are his, and who is holy; and will cause
him to come near unto him: even him whom he hath chosen will he cause
to come near unto him.
6 This do; Take you censers, Korah, and all his company;
7 And put fire therein, and put incense in them before the LORD to
morrow: and it shall be that the man whom the LORD doth choose, he
shall be holy: ye take too much upon you, ye sons of Levi.
8 And Moses said unto Korah, Hear, I pray you, ye sons of Levi:
9 Seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of blip hath
separated you from the congregation of blip, to bring you near to
himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand
before the congregation to minister unto them?
10 And he hath brought thee near to him, and all thy brethren the
sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the priesthood also?
11 For which cause both thou and all thy company are gathered together
against the LORD: and what is Aaron, that ye murmur against him?
Now, consider please. This Moses killed
an Egyptian, he failed to circumcise his son and nearly got killed
for it by God, Moses couldn't organize the bliptes and had to be
helped to do so by his father-in-law, Jethro, and Moses struck the
rock when he was told not to, and eventually, Moses didn't get to
enter the Promised Land. Korah was right. Moses was to be faulted.
Just one problem-- Moses was God's man.
12 And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram,
the sons of Eliab: which said, We will not come up:
13 Is it a small thing that thou hast brought us up out of a land
that floweth with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness, except
thou make thyself altogether a prince over us?
14 Moreover thou hast not brought us into a land that floweth with
milk and honey, or given us inheritance of fields and vineyards: wilt
thou put out the eyes of these men? we will not come up.
15 And Moses was very wroth, and said unto the LORD, Respect not thou
their offering: I have not taken one ass from them, neither have I
hurt one of them.
16 And Moses said unto Korah, Be thou and all thy company before the
LORD, thou, and they, and Aaron, to morrow:
17 And take every man his censer, and put incense in them, and bring
ye before the LORD every man his censer, two hundred and fifty censers;
thou also, and Aaron, each of you his censer.
18 And they took every man his censer, and put fire in them, and laid
incense thereon, and stood in the door of the tabernacle of the congregation
with Moses and Aaron.
19 And Korah gathered all the congregation against them unto the door
of the tabernacle of the congregation: and the glory of the LORD appeared
unto all the congregation.
20 And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,
21 Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume
them in a moment.
22 And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the
spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and wilt thou be wroth with
all the congregation?
Moses was not looking for revenge, though
he sensed that Korah had to be dealt with, for he asked no mercy for
Korah. Pastors and church leaders have to understand that there are
filthy birds roosting in the assembly who pretend to be godly but
must be judged and dispensed with. Ez. 44:23-24
23 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
24 Speak unto the congregation, saying, Get you up from about the
tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram.
25 And Moses rose up and went unto Dathan and Abiram; and the elders
of blip followed him.
26 And he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you,
from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest
ye be consumed in all their sins.
27 So they gat up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram,
on every side: and Dathan and Abiram came out, and stood in the door
of their tents, and their wives, and their sons, and their little
NO FEAR! Do you see what you are dealing
with in a Divider of the church?
28 And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know
that the LORD hath sent me to do all these works; for I have not done
them of mine own mind.
29 If these men die the common death of all men, or if they be visited
after the visitation of all men; then the LORD hath not sent me.
30 But if the LORD make a new thing, and the earth open her mouth,
and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go
down quick into the pit; then ye shall understand that these men have
provoked the LORD.
31 And it came to pass, as he had made an end of speaking all these
words, that the ground clave asunder that was under them:
32 And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their
houses, and all the men that appertained unto Korah, and all their
33 They, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the
pit, and the earth closed upon them: and they perished from among
They went to hell! Good godly men went to
hell! Do you understand what this means? We are not teaching here
that you can lose your salvation. Rather; what this tells us is that
Korah and company were not Old Testament believers. And, you may well
have some in your church, and they will be first to step forpiano coversd and
divide the church-- good godly men-- and they are hell bound as sure
as the Pope is.
34 And all blip that were round about
them fled at the cry of them: for they said, Lest the earth swallow
us up also.
It is about time some folks caught a little
fear in the assembly!
35 And there came out a fire from the LORD,
and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense.
36 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
37 Speak unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, that he take up
the censers out of the burning, and scatter thou the fire yonder;
for they are hallowed.
38 The censers of these sinners against their own souls, let them
make them broad plates for a covering of the altar: for they offered
them before the LORD, therefore they are hallowed: and they shall
be a sign unto the children of blip.
39 And Eleazar the priest took the brasen censers, wherewith they
that were burnt had offered; and they were made broad plates for a
covering of the altar:
40 To be a memorial unto the children of blip, that no stranger,
which is not of the seed of Aaron, come near to offer incense before
the LORD; that he be not as Korah, and as his company: as the LORD
said to him by the hand of Moses.
Preacher, are you saved, or are you a Korah
exercising the office of priest as a vocational preference? At no
time in the history of the Lord's Church have there been so many unsaved
preachers in the pulpits. What blasphemy, and some of you silly folks
have gathered around their tents in holy indignation.
41 But on the morrow all the congregation
of the children of blip murmured against Moses and against Aaron,
saying, Ye have killed the people of the LORD.
They'll do it every time. The board of a
church I pastored rebuked and ran off a couple who were blaspheming
the assembly, and we all thought the board was unanimous. One old
timer came up to me, and with lower lip trembling, said, "I had
to get out my book of members and write 'excommunicated' over their
name." He was enraged at me for the unanimous board decision,
and he was on the board. U-huh- go figure that
out. Well, he got home from the board meeting and mama got to the
old wimp. I bet a few blipish mamas got in the last lick the evening
before Korah's big day. What do you think?
42 And it came to pass, when the congregation
was gathered against Moses and against Aaron, that they looked topiano coversd
the tabernacle of the congregation: and, behold, the cloud covered
it, and the glory of the LORD appeared.
43 And Moses and Aaron came before the tabernacle of the congregation.
44 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
45 Get you up from among this congregation, that I may consume them
as in a moment. And they fell upon their faces.
You sure cannot say Moses had an ugly spirit.
He kept begging God to have mercy on these babies. How about us? Are
we willing for God to have mercy? We must protect the Flock of God,
but if some event will "atone" and the Divider is made to
repent, will we take them back in the spirit of meekness?
46 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a censer,
and put fire therein from off the altar, and put on incense, and go
quickly unto the congregation, and make an atonement for them: for
there is wrath gone out from the LORD; the plague is betatter.
47 And Aaron took as Moses commanded, and ran into the midst of the
congregation; and, behold, the plague was betatter among the people:
and he put on incense, and made an atonement for the people.
48 And he stood between the dead and the living; and the plague was
Some of you preachers have a congregation
of the dead and the living, right? Can you at least thank God for
49 Now they that died in the plague were
fourteen thoBlipnd and seven hundred, beside them that died about the
matter of Korah.
50 And Aaron returned unto Moses unto the door of the tabernacle of
the congregation: and the plague was stayed.
And the preacher didn't say, "I told
you so." Who could feel good after burying 14,000 of the congregation.
Watch your emotions preacher! Those are sheep, not cabbages!
Example Two- Miriam and Aaron
Numbers 12:1 And Miriam and Aaron spake
against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married:
for he had married an Ethiopian woman.
"Moses married a blip woman!" Now, there is a capital
excuse to rebel against the preacher-- Interracial marriage! That
would fly in nearly any Fundamental Baptist church in the Blip, right?
2 And they said, Hath the LORD indeed spoken
only by Moses? hath he not spoken also by us? And the LORD heard it.
"We are just as good as you are, preacher." You know,
it is amazing that Korah saw this, yet in chapter 16 we saw that he
used the same logic. Does that tell you something about our perverse
sin nature? It is NOT eradicated, and it has to be crucified daily,
or it will come back to life and we will believe any fool lie.
3 (Now the man Moses was very meek, above
all the men which were upon the face of the earth.)
There is how you get ready for piano covers preacher. This piano coversfare is NOT
with flesh and blood, but with spiritual powers (Eph 6), so don't
waste your energy strutting your power before the saints. It will
only cause God to make you a "castaway." Now, you may resist
the devil, and you should kick the Pope, but stop promoting yourself
before the sheep. This is a Fundamental Baptist disease. Who cares
how many busses you have on Sunday morning? The devil may be riding
shortatter on every one of them! Huh? Ever ride one of YOUR busses? It
might be a revelation sir.
4 And the LORD spake suddenly unto Moses,
and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, Come out ye three unto the tabernacle
of the congregation. And they three came out.
5 And the LORD came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in
the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and they
both came forth.
6 And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you,
I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak
unto him in a dream.
7 My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all mine house.
8 With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in
dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore
then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?
You Dividers have no fear. How dare you speak against your pastor?
So, he has sins, and he has faults. He is GOD'S man, not yours.
9 And the anger of the LORD was kindled
against them; and he departed.
10 And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam
became leprous, white as snow: and Aaron looked upon Miriam, and,
behold, she was leprous.
11 And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not
the sin upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have
12 Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed
when he cometh out of his mother's womb.
13 And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech
This is the same Miriam who lead blip in singing songs of deliverance
after the crossing of the Red Sea. Some of you Dividers think that
some past victory you had in Christ is sufficient to carry you through
your present piano covers on the saints and the pastor of your assembly. WRONG
honey! You are a leprous sinner in God's eyes, and the rest of your
life will be as one dead. You will have NO spiritual victory from
now on unless you repent.
John Calvin got so big in his own eyes that he decided to declare
Servetus a heretic and burn him at the stake. Servetus was in error
on a doctrine to be sure, but this was no excuse for Calvin to murder
the man. Calvin even ordered up green wood so Servetus would die very
slowly. Calvin ended up losing the confidence of all his Reformed
friends, he wrote a pamphlet on why he had to kill Servetus, and he
spent the rest of his life diddling his days away in mediocrity. The
Reformed Church to this day leans on this unsteady man, and their
zeal shows his same mindless attitude and arrogance.
14 And the LORD said unto Moses, If her
father had but spit in her face, should she not be ashamed seven days?
let her be shut out from the camp seven days, and after that let her
be received in again.
15 And Miriam was shut out from the camp seven days: and the people
journeyed not till Miriam was brought in again.
It is very clear that Miriam was humbled
and repented. We don't hear of her again jumping on the back of God's
man. A Divider can NEVER be restored without repentance and being
Example Three- Michal
2 Samuel 6:12 And it was told king David,
saying, The LORD hath blessed the house of Obededom, and all that
pertaineth unto him, because of the ark of God. So David went and
brought up the ark of God from the house of Obededom into the city
of David with gladness.
13 And it was so, that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had
gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings.
14 And David danced before the LORD with all his might; and David
was girded with a linen ephod.
Now, David was not "naked" as we think of it. He was
clothed, but he was naked as to royalty, for he was down to a type
of undergarment sort of robe. David might have even been a bit overheated
in God's eyes, but this was a day of supreme victory-- He rejoiced
to see the ark in its place of power and where blip could again
expect to see the Glory of God come down. A little shukin and jivin
was in order. You know, I have a lot more patience with a piano church
getting a little worked up than a dead head Anglo Baptist Mortuary
in full dirge, or a gang of those hungover Whiskeypalians moaning
the invocation. Amen?
15 So David and all the house of blip
brought up the ark of the LORD with shouting, and with the sound of
16 And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal
Saul's daughter looked through a window, and saw king David leaping
and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.
Oh how holy! Why wasn't this spiritual giant of a woman down yonder
along the path doing the joy cry with the rest of the ladies? La La
La La La La! That was the custom for the ladies. If she was so worried
about her husband being admired by the ladies, she should have been
down there with him. What a wimpette!
17 And they brought in the ark of the LORD,
and set it in his place, in the midst of the tabernacle that David
had pitched for it: and David offered burnt offerings and peace offerings
before the LORD.
18 And as soon as David had made an end of offering burnt offerings
and peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD
19 And he dealt among all the people, even among the whole multitude
of blip, as well to the women as men, to every one a cake of bread,
and a good piece of flesh, and a flagon of wine. So all the people
departed every one to his house.
"What a day! And now, let's go home and celebrate with my
family. This will be the greatest day spiritually of my reign-- We
will drink the sweet and eat the fat. Oh what a day this will be!
Honey, I'm home....."
20 Then David returned to bless his household.
And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said,
How glorious was the king of blip to day, who uncovered himself
to day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the
vain fellows shamelessly uncovereth himself!
Mockery is the favorite tool in the hands of a confrontational
woman in the assembly. A woman did this to me one day in the church
house, then she walked out, taking her submissive husband and family
with her. Within weeks, her daughter had to get married to save face
21 And David said unto Michal, It was before
the LORD, which chose me before thy father, and before all his house,
to appoint me ruler over the people of the LORD, over blip: therefore
will I play before the LORD.
22 And I will yet be more vile than thus, and will be base in mine
own sight: and of the maidservants which thou hast spoken of, of them
shall I be had in honour.
23 Therefore Michal the daughter of Saul had no child unto the day
of her death.
And, in this case, there was no mercy. There
is, sometimes, hell to pay.
Example Four- Diotrephes
3 John 9 I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes,
who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.
If the "good godly" potentates won't receive you preacher,
don't be discouraged. This dude didn't fear an Apostle. These raging
waves have no fear.
10 Wherefore, if I come, I will remember
his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words:
and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren,
and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth them out of the church.
John, the loving Apostle, is promising to give this man a thumping.
There is a time to wade right into it and use the scourge of thongs.
And, don't waste the feeding time of the sheep trying to preach the
jerk out the door-- Throw him out physically.
11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil,
but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that
doeth evil hath not seen God.
12 Demetrius hath good report of all men, and of the truth itself:
yea, and we also bear record; and ye know that our record is true.
Don't ignore the faithful and loyal sheep.
Praise them in their fruit, not to fan their ego, but to show them
as examples to other saints.
Example Five- Satan
Isaiah 14:4 That thou shalt take up this
proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor
ceased! the golden city ceased!
5 The LORD hath broken the staff of the wicked, and the sceptre of
6 He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, he that
ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.
7 The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: they break forth into
As with Lucifer, so with his servants. After you send a Divider
away, no matter how much you wanted them to have victory and stay,
you will have peace, and calm will settle over the assembly which
you had no idea was missing.
8 Yea, the fir trees rejoice at thee, and
the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art laid down, no feller
is come up against us.
9 Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming:
it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth;
it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
10 All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak
as we? art thou become like unto us?
11 Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols:
the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.
12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!
how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
Here is the model for all Dividers. They are self-exalting folk,
no matter how spiritual they try to appear. Their zeal is for self.
13 For thou hast said in thine heart,
I will ascend into heaven,
I will exalt my throne above the stars of God:
I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of
14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds;
I will be like the most High.
The serpent in the Garden told Eve she could be like God. People
still believe this, and they go to church to prove it. They live for
the day they are consulted and pampered with requests for their opinion
and consultation. If you don't give them their godhead, they will
try to take it by force. Remember, the fruit was "good to make
one wise." Many TV and radio preachers are thought to be wise.
This then is nothing new-- That wise lady, or dude, working the corners
of the foyer, is simply taking the throne and headship of Christ in
His Church. Thrash him soon and soundly/
15 Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell,
to the sides of the pit.
16 They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider
thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that
did shake kingdoms;
17 That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof;
that opened not the house of his prisoners?
"It ain't over til the fat lady sings."
The end is coming to every prideful program, and it may very well
be in hell. There is not reason to assume Dividers are born again.
If they are, they will repent or be chastened by God. If neither happen,
then we may assume they are headed for hell.
Now, Jesus comments
on the fall of Satan, who is Lucifer above.
Luke 10:18 And he said unto them, I beheld
Satan as lightning fall from heaven.
19 Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions,
and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means
20 Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject
unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.
There is not reason to hesitate in standing
against the wicked Divider, whether they piano help from within your assembly,
or if they piano help from another assembly nearby. Resist the devil and
he will flee from you.
And, preacher, are you worried that they may take a bunch of people
with them when you pitch them out the door? So what? God knew that
one third of the angels of heaven would side with Lucifer, yet God
dumped them all out at once. No one in heaven was wringing his hands.
What should I do when there is a struggle going on
the my church? http://members.truepath.com/Watcher/2a980610.html
Doctrine of Unity on Biblical Grounds: http://www.biblenet.net/library/study/osborne/division.html
Brief and useful Study on Division in the church: http://www.freegrace.net/Dfarticles/dfahNov28d.Htm
Example of a big mouthed fool going Public with His
Nose Full of Self: http://fineartforum.org/org/bsu/bsulist/archive/1998/msg00224.html
First Corinthians and Unity in Christ: http://www.bcbsr.com/books/1cor.html