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Micah 3:5

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 5 Thus says the LORD: Concerning the false prophets who make my people stray, when someone gives them something to eat they cry, 'Peace;' but when someone does not put food into their mouths, they prepare war against him.1

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1 When someone gives them [the false prophets] something to eat they cry, 'Peace;' but when someone does not put food into their mouths, they prepare war against him. This occurred in England and America as the early Quakers refused to pay tithes, and masses of people left the Episcopal, Congregationalist Puritan, Presbyterian, and Baptist sects. The priests and ministers of these sects became enraged and were the ones who incited the civil authorities to imprison tens of thousands Quakers, kill over 1000, steal the property of tens of thousands, and even send them and some of their children to slavery.

Why? Because the Quakers took food out of their mouths, so just like this verse says: When someone gives them [the false prophets] something to eat they cry, 'Peace;' but when someone does not put food into their mouths, they prepare war against him.

There was so much envy over the spiritual success of the early Quakers, even the ministerial students of Oxford and Cambridge regularly persecuted the local Quaker meetings, committing barbaric atrocities on the persons of women and men in the meetings. Click to read.

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