Run Pimps, Run!

Alright, now it’s getting even harder out here for a pimp!

Even MSNBC is getting in on the action.

Once the mainstream media starts to sniff out these pimps on a regular basis, you know that God is using them to expose these deceivers who use His name to steal from you!

 7(A)Do not be deceived, (B)God is not mocked; for (C)whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

 8(D)For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap (E)corruption, but (F)the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. (Galations 6:7-8)

The pimps have twisted this scripture and used it to beat you over the head so that you’d give to their hair-brained schemes. Now, God is using His Word to remind you that He is not to be played with!

Maybe they should read Melvin Jones’ new book “Pulpit Pimping for Dummies” to “reposition themselves” in the game… 

Run Pimps, Run!

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4 Responses to “Run Pimps, Run!”


  1. 1 James March 27, 2008 at 2:28 am

    Once the mainstream media starts to sniff out these pimps on a regular basis, you know that God is using them to expose these deceivers who use His name to steal from you!

    ummmm, not necessarily. When have we known for liberal, mainstream media to ever present “ministers” in a positive light? Almost never…at least by my witness. So, for MSNBC to run this doesn’t mean God is using them to uncover something. While I agree w/ some of the comments being made by the reporter, I see this more as the enemy being able to put a sour taste in the mouths of unbelievers to come up w/ another excuse not to come to church. All u have to do is get a few clips, soundbytes, stitch them together and voila! YOu have a bonafide weapon to shake the faith of believers and fuel the anti-church anger of the unbeliever.

    Note: I do not support these preachers, but I don’t agree w/ the notion that God is doing this.

    cool? cool.

  2. 2 gcmwatch March 27, 2008 at 12:11 pm

    James, just a couple of things. Im not saying youre wrong, but please consider the whole picture.
    God is sovereign. That means that his eye is one everything and nothing happens that is not under his sovereignty, including satan. Psalms 24:1

    Having said that, satan plays both ends of the field.

    1. He uses the tools of the world (media, etc) to dissuade others from following God and
    2. He uses false prophets in the church to lead people away from God

    The end result is that people are led away from God.

    The problem is that most folks arent aware of how the Bible tells us to distinguish between the two and thus our response. The Bible said for **us** to JUDGE those on the inside (false prophets, etc) and restrict their influence, but that GOD would judge the world. 1 Cor 5:11-12

    So our focus should be on these men who claim to be following Christ, but yet are teaching heresies which result in leading people away from God.

  3. 3 gcmwatch March 27, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    I forgot to mention James that you cannot say that God is not using MSNBC to chastise/punish/expose these false prophets.

    Throughout scripture he used the ungodly for his purposes and many times it was to punish his people for idolatry and disobedience.

    One that stands out is when he specifically chose the Chaldeans to devastate the Jews. This was foretold and played out in Jeremiah and Ezekiel.

    He also used the Romans to destroy the temple in Jerusalem.

    In Psalm 78:49, God judged Israel “by sending evil angels among them.” In Judges 9:23, “God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem.” In 1Kings 22:22, God sent a “lying spirit” in the mouth of the false prophets to send Ahab to his death. In the passage in question (1Samuel 16:14-15), God removed His Spirit from the disobedient Saul. This opened the door for an evil spirit to come and torment Saul. Though in this passage, it is only the servants of Saul that said the evil spirit was from the Lord, in other passages (1Samuel 18:10; 19:9), the text states that the evil spirit came from the Lord.

    The pimps do not truly fear God, so he will use what we would consider “evil” to chastise them.

    My prayer is that they repent.

  4. 4 Speaking Truth March 27, 2008 at 2:26 pm

    @ James –

    First, thanks for coming by again. As I say in my “comment policy”, I don’t want this blog to be a monologue, so you comments (agreeing or disagreeing) are welcome – especially since you seem pretty respectable in your opposition.

    I’m a little late in responding, and I see that my colleague gcmwatch has already addressed the primary argument. He is an ordained minister and the pastor of a local congregation, so no further exegesis is necessary.

    Since you addressed me initially, I will speak to a few of your points:

    When have we known for liberal, mainstream media to ever present “ministers” in a positive light? Almost never…at least by my witness. So, for MSNBC to run this doesn’t mean God is using them to uncover something.

    If Eddie Long and the other pimps under investigation really lived up to Romans 14:15-17, then the media (secular or otherwise) wouldn’t have merit in their coverage. You have a valid point, the MSM is highly secular and anti-God, so why would “men and women of God” give them ammunition to “justify” their own issues with religion (specifically Christianity)?

    In my opinion, that makes the 6 folks under investigation stupid in addition to being just pimps because only in stupidity would you solicit a spotlight to expose your greedy deeds.

    You have to ask yourself “why are they going after these particular pimps”? Because these pimps repeatedly flaunt the wealth that they gain from their followers, and use the bible to cover their evil deeds.

    I see this more as the enemy being able to put a sour taste in the mouths of unbelievers to come up w/ another excuse not to come to church.

    I disagree. I see this as the pimp giving his or her victims another reason to avoid another church assembly. I liken it to a victim of domestic abuse being afraid to ever trust anyone else again – especially if they loved and believed in their abuser.

    A pastor is called to be a shepherd of the flock. When a pastor (or any other church leader) makes it difficult for a believer to ever want to worship with other believers again (or at all), then the church leader is responsible for any anger that is felt.

    Again, this is just my opinion, and I respect your perspective – let’s just agree to disagree 🙂


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