WHAT ARE THE FRUITS OF BEING LED ASTRAY BY HARLOTRY?

WE’VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT THE SPIRITUAL RAMIFICATIONS OF PTSD, WHEN WE ALLOW THE WOUNDING IN OUR LIVES TO BECOME AN IDOL, AND THEN OPEN OURSELVES UP TO BEING LED ASTRAY, THE RESULT BEING REBELLION AGAINST GOD.

From the text in Hosea chapters 4 and 5, let’s take a detailed look at the fruits of being led astray by harlotry. Just as a heads up, the fruits listed below correlate to the questions in the Spiritual Theft Report.  smiley

1.  HEARTLESSNESS

Harlotry, wine, and new wine take away the heart, the mind, and spiritual understanding.  Hosea 4:11  (AMP)

2.  MINDLESSNESS

Harlotry, wine, and new wine take away the heart, the mind, and spiritual understanding. Hosea 4:11 (AMP)

3.  NO SPIRITUAL UNDERSTANDING

Harlotry, wine, and new wine take away the heart, the mind, and spiritual understanding.   Hosea 4:11   (AMP)

4.  EATING DISORDERS

They shall eat and not have enough.   Hosea 4:10  (AMP)

5.  WANT – LACK – NO INCREASE

a.  Spiritually

b.  Financially

c.  Relationally

d.  Intellectually

They shall play the harlot & beget no increase. Hosea 4:10  (AMP)

6.  YOU WILL BECOME LIKE THE HARLOT

They shall play the harlot. Hosea 4:10 (AMP

7.  YOU WILL HABITUALLY ASK AND RECEIVE INSTRUCTION FROM UNGODLY SOURCES – IDOLS.

a.  Receiving advice only from those who have been through your same situation.

b.  Receiving counsel from non-Christian experts because of their degrees.

c.  Reading horoscopes, numerology, fortune tellers, etc.

d.  Patterning your life after what is hip according to worldly standards.

e.  Taking others advice over your mates.

f.  Living according to Ms., Vogue, The Wall St. Journal, Easy Rider, Hot Rod, Farmer’s Almanac, or TV Guide.

g.  Taking TV talk show hosts & TV in general seriously (senseless wooden idols)

My people habitually ask counsel of senseless wooden idols and their staff of wood instructs them, for the spirit of harlotry has led them astray.  Hosea 4:12 (AMP)

8.  YOU WILL FEEL ALONE AND FEEL JUDGMENT IS IMMINENT.

Ephraim is joined to idols. Let him alone. Hosea 4:17 (AMP)

9.  YOU MAY BE A REBEL, UNABLE TO SUBMIT TO AUTHORITY.

Their drink is rebellion. Hosea 4:18 (NKJ)

10.  YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO RETURN OR DRAW BACK TO GOD, AND WILL CONTINUE TO BACKSLIDE.

Their doings will not permit them to return to their God, for the spirit of harlotry is within them, and they do not know God (they do not recognize, appreciate, give heed to or cherish the Lord.) Hosea 5:4 (AMP)

11.  YOU WILL NOT KNOW GOD’S VOICE.

Their doings will not permit them to return to their God, for the spirit of harlotry is within them, and they do not know God (they do not recognize, appreciate, give heed to or cherish the Lord. Hosea 5:4  (AMP)

12.  YOU WILL BOUNCE FROM CHURCH TO CHURCH AND MINISTRY TO MINISTRY, EVEN MOVING YOUR FAMILY AND POSSESSIONS TO SEEK GOD, BUT NEVER FIND HIM.

They shall go with their flocks and herds to seek the Lord with all their possessions inquiring and requiring Him; but they will not find Him: He has withdrawn Himself from them. Hosea 5:6  (AMP)

13.  YOUR CHILDREN MAY BE REBELLIOUS, REJECTING GOD OR TURNING AWAY. 

They have dealt treacherously with the Lord, for they have begotten pagan children.  Hosea 5:7  (NKJ)

14.  YOU MAY HAVE HAD AN ABORTION

The revolters are deeply involved in slaughter though I rebuke them all. Hosea 5:2  (NKJ)

15.  YOU WILL FEEL DESTROYED, YOUR LIFE IN RUINS.

The people without understanding shall stumble and fall and come to ruin. Hosea 4:14  (AMP)

16.  YOU MAY CONTINUALLY STUMBLE OVER THE SAME OBSTACLES FINALLY REMAINING “DOWN”.

The people without understanding shall stumble and fall and come to ruin. Hosea 4:14  (AMP)

17.  MEN MAY BECOME SEXUALLY INVOLVED WITH PROSTITUTES OR WOMEN WHO ARE SEXUALLY LIBERATED.

The fathers and husbands themselves go aside in order to be alone with women who prostitute themselves for gain and they sacrifice on the altar with dedicated harlots who surrender their chastity in honor of the goddess. Hosea 4:14 (AMP)

18.  YOU MAY END UP DOING THINGS THAT CONTINUALLY MAKE YOU ASHAMED AND BRING NO GLORY TO GOD.

They go habitually to play the harlot … and love shame more than her glory, (which is the Lord, Israel’s God). Hosea 4:18 (AMP)

THESE ARE SOME PRETTY DEVASTATING IMPLICATIONS FROM THE SPIRITUAL ROBBERY THAT’S TAKEN PLACE. IT MAY BE HARD TO CONFRONT, BUT IF YOU SEE YOURSELF IN ANY OF THESE 18 DESCRIPTIONS, THANK THE LORD THAT HE IS GIVING YOU SOME ANSWERS.

In the next post we will walk through how to get back what you’ve lost.

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