Biblical Keys for Discerning True and False Prophets/Tests/Trials
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Character of Teaching
They teach their followers to expect trials in this life
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing which happened to you. But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings, that when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
For it is better, if the will of God be so, that ye suffer for well doing, than for evil doing.
Then Eliaphaz... said...Remember I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? Or where where the righteous cut off?
Compare Job 16:11-2 (Job speaking) and Job 42:7 where the Lord supports Job against his accusers.