Jezebel is the name of an ancient queen of Israel. She is notoriously one of the most evil women in the Bible.
Jesus criticized the church at Thyatira in Revelation 2:18-29 for tolerating “that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess.” Her parents never named her Jezebel. Jesus invoked the name of the ancient queen to show what spirit animated her teaching.
We don’t normally think of Jesus as intolerant. It is clear, however, that whatever he didn’t tolerate two thousand years ago, he still doesn’t tolerate. “Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8 NKJV).
Unfortunately, the spirit of Jezebel has reared her ugly head in America in recent decades.… Read the rest