"And her prophets have daubed them over with whitewash, seeing false visions and divining lies to them, saying, Thus says the Lord God—when the Lord has not spoken."
There is a disturbing trend in the church, where people are using "the Lord said..." or "the Father told me..." to argue against or exercise control over God's people.
First and foremost, we must remember that while everyone has an opportunity to seal a relationship with God, it remains rare. Not everyone who names the Name of Christ is a prophet or able to hear God's voice clearly concerning themselves, much less another person. By no means am I speaking against godly leadership, spiritual authority or godly counsel.
I am speaking against those who lie on God to get their way. Many are speaking things that God did not say, or would not say. Think about it... this is GOD, Creator of the Universe. Would He really say half the things that are claimed? Would He promise you a brand new house and a car before He deals with your sin? Would He appoint you as an apostle or prophet when you know good and well that you have no existing prayer life? Would He really tell you, when He's given you a heart for souls, that it's not your "season" to talk to anyone about Jesus, but just your time to sit and be taught? Does this really sound like God? Compare it to His word. Use discernment.
People of God, we can't be swayed by every "God said..." from every mouth. Be very careful - careful of what we obey and careful of we say ourselves. If it's your opinion, fine. Own it. Don't stamp God's name on it just to get more traction. DANGEROUS! Selah.
ORDER IN THE CHURCH!