Excerpt from ABS-CBNNews:
Kingdom members said Quiboloy had made public the visions he encountered with 3 mothers asking him to bless their presidential bets. He revealed during the March 14 preaching at The Kingdom of Jesus Christ Cathedral that the intercessions were by 3 mothers dear to him.
On his account, the first vision came on December 28 where the late former President Cory Aquino asked him if he could bless his son, presidential aspirant Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. On January 25, he had another vision with his late mother, Maria Quiboloy. She asked him to bless presidentiable Sen. Manuel “Manny” Villar. In both visions, he said his reply was ‘I will pray.’
On February 5, another mother appeared to him. But this time it was not a vision but in the flesh. The mother that he refused to name asked him to bless administration bet Gilbert ‘Gibo’ Teodoro, to which he replied, ‘I will pray Ma’am.’ (ABS-CBNNews)
The focus of this article is not to open discussion on politics. But instead, to reveal the unbiblical practice of the self-“Appointed Son”, Mr. Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ based in Davao City, Philippines.
The self-“Appointed Son” declared that he talked through a vision with two deceased mothers, both were asking for ‘blessings’ from him and endorse their respective sons as the presidential candidates.
Did late and well-respected Corazon Aquino ever talked to Mr. Quiboloy personally when she was still alive? Were they friends? Interestingly, Noynoy Aquino snubbed Quiboloy’s presidential forum dated March 9 2010.
For a true Christian who knows the doctrine of the Bible about death, this claim is plainly absurd and for self-gratification. Nevertheless, it shows Quiboloy’s inclination to the vodoo-istic and satanic practices regarding the “talking to the dead” which is still highly unacceptable to God.
“Let no one be found among you who sacrifices his son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead. Anyone who does these things is detestable to the LORD, and because of these detestable practices the LORD your God will drive out those nations before you…” Deuteronomy 18:10-13 NIV
“He [King Manasseh] sacrificed his sons in the fire in the Valley of Ben Hinnom, practiced sorcery, divination and witchcraft, and consulted mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the eyes of the LORD, provoking him to anger.” 2 Chronicles 33:6 NIV
Although on Quiboloy’s account it was the deceased individuals who “consulted” him, nevertheless the principle is still violated: that he talked to the deceased which is still an abomination to God.
Our advice, Mr. Quiboloy, is to let the Holy Spirit guide your decisions on whom you’ll put your bet for the presidency, and not with the dead persons. And as a respect to the dead please don’t use them to gratify your purpose.
“When men tell you to consult mediums and spiritists, who whisper and mutter, should not a people inquire of their God? Why consult the dead on behalf of the living? Isaiah 8:19 NIV
“But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.” (also in John 16:13) John 14:26 NIV
- if God “is not the God of the dead, but of the living (Luke 20:38, Mark 12:27)”, why waste your time talking to the dead (even on visions)?
- if God “is not the God of the dead, but of the living (Luke 20:38, Mark 12:27)”, whose god is leading those whom you claimed talked to you? and why entertain them?
You profess to be the “Appointed One” therefore you should know this. Set the best example. Or perhaps the Bible’s word came true to you “You can identify them by their fruit, that is, by the way they act.” (Matt 7:16 NLT).