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Counterfeit Things

A few weeks back, someone asked me to pray for them and told me that if God gave me anything for her, to please tell her. So I did. As I was praying for her, I kept hearing the word, COUNTERFEIT. I asked the Lord what He was trying to tell me, and I heard him say - The enemy only counterfeits what is valuable. The Lord then confirmed that word for me when that exact phrase came out of a friend's mouth in a meeting a couple of days later. He's just so good and He will always be faithful to confirm whatever He speaks to us!

When I hear the word counterfeit, my mind automatically goes to counterfeit money because that's really the only way I've never heard the word used. Figuring that counterfeit money wasn't what God was getting at, I came downstairs and looked it up. Here's the definition:

  • Made in exact imitation of something valuable or important with the intention to deceive or defraud

  • A fraudulent imitation of something else; a forgery

  • To imitate fraudulently

  • Made in imitation so as to be passed off fraudulently or deceptive as genuine

As I was reading this, God brought to my mind something that April Anderson often says at the Hope Center for Women.....that fear is "