Definition of False Teacher: One who presumes
to teach in the Name of the Lord when God has not sent him.
False Teacher - Kevin
“Hear His [Kevin’s] Heart”
“Behold, I am against
the prophets, says the LORD, that use their tongues, and say, ‘He
says’” (Jeremiah 23:31 KJV). And those who follow the
false prophets aren’t guiltless. “The prophets prophesy
falsely… and My people love to have it so, and what will you
do at the end of it?” (Jeremiah 5:31 MKJV)
In November 2012, we received the following email with purported prophecy
I felt lead of the Lord to send this to ya.
From: "Hear His Heart" https://hearhisheart.wordpress.com
Date: Nov 25, 2012 8:23 PM
Subject: [New post] Those that will hold to the rapture lie shall be
beaten down by the
Those that will hold to the rapture lie shall be beaten down by the
by Kevin Barrett
Greetings dear Saints,
Today while doing
a scripture study, the Lord was speaking to my heart about the many
Christians that will fall away and die in the tribulation
(without salvation) and many others will unnecessarily be martyred; all
because of their belief in the “rapture” lie. This grieved
my heart heavily and I cried out to God to please use me and any other
willing mouth pieces to warn all that will have ears to hear to come
out of the deception of the “rapture” lie.
The following prophetic
word is what the Lord gave me for His people and following the word
are the scriptures I studied with what’s
in parentheses being my words. I used to think that those that believed
in the rapture will just simply be sadly disappointed. But unfortunately,
it will be much, much worse for them. I put this out there for all that
will have ears to hear. I know that this will offend the many that still
believe in the rapture and I do not wish to debate it. But if you are
one of these; please don’t simply disregard this. Read it all the
way through and take it to the Lord and test it with scripture to see
if it is true. I pray that all will come to the truth and be spared the
horrible things to come.
Word of the Lord:
Oh My people, why, why do you still believe the lies of the serpent?
Many still believe in the lies of the devil that you will be raptured
away and not face the persecution to come. Oh My people, how I weep for
you all that have put your trust in lies. For the day approaches that
the overwhelming scourge will cover the lands and peoples. And many of
My people shall be overtaken and beaten down when it comes. Have I not
said this in My word? (Isaiah 28:18) Then why do many of you still believe
the false shepherds that tell you that you shall not see the tribulation
to come? Prepare yourselves, My people.
Prepare your hearts
before me and seek me for your repentance in believing such lies. It
is not too late for you. If you would seek Me now in this,
I will show you My truth and show you how you may escape the scourge
to come. But it will not be by a rapture in the sky as you have been
told. For have I not shown you in my word how I have protected My people
in the midst of their tribulations? Was I not in the midst of the fire
with Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego? Did I not shut the lions’ mouths
when My servant Daniel was thrown in their den? Then why do you still
think that I have somehow changed and will not cause you to go through
the tribulation with My protection upon you?
Oh hear Me, My people. You have been made fools of by the false shepherds.
They have sold you a lie and many of My people love it so. Why do you
not seek Me in this? Is it because you are afraid of learning the truth?
Why, My people do you choose to believe a lie over My word? How can you
sit in contentment thinking that I will take you out of this world, when
I prayed to the Father to NOT take you out of this world, but to protect
you from the evil one? Oh why, My people, can you not discern the error
of your ways? Do I not care for all those that are Mine? Then why do
many of you still believe that I shall take you out of this world and
leave Mine that are still lost for the wolves to devour? I tell you now,
I shall have a people to walk in My authority in the earth realm during
this tribulation to come, and they shall speak My truth to the masses.
They shall be a judge to those that sit in judgment and a word of love
and rebuke to those that will hear and turn to Me. But for those that
have chosen to hold on to their lie of the rapture, woe unto you. For
you shall be beaten down by the truth day and night and you shall not
escape. Many of you shall even lose your lives because you chose not
to have a love for My truth.
Oh, My little ones. I do not come to you to be harsh this day. But I
come to you with a sincere and yet broken heart. Hear My heart crying
over you all to come out from the lies you have believed and seek the
true Shepherd that will protect you with truth. Do you not see that the
false shepherds fatten themselves with your money and live lives of luxury
as they fleece My sheep? Well I tell you now that their judgment shall
be ten fold when the tribulation takes over the earth. And they shall
suffer My wrath far more than those that they have deceived. Because
they have taken My sheep captive with their lies; and caused my people
to put their trust in lies and not My truth, so that they might escape
the overwhelming scourge that shall try those on the earth.
My people, hear Me this day. I am about to do a wonder in the earth
realm that will astound the masses. Have I not said in My word that I
shall save the best wine for last; and the glory of the latter house
shall be greater than the former? Therefore, those that have ears to
hear, get ready. For I shall now begin to seek out those that are Mine
and have a love for My truth. These ones have prepared their hearts to
go through the great tribulation and I shall now begin to do a mighty
work in these ones and they shall become My great army in the land. They
shall do many mighty miracles in My name, sayeth the Lord.
But for those that have chosen to believe the lie instead, get ready
for great destruction that you shall not escape from. Oh, My little ones,
do not take this as too harsh. For I have warned you in My word of the
last days. Did I not warn you that their would be many to come in My
name and they shall deceive many? Then why have you not tested these
ones against My word? And it is for your lack of knowledge of My truth
that many of you shall now be destroyed, though it did not have to be
Kevin Barrett | November 25, 2012 at 7:23 pm
Our reply to Miles and his friends:
It is written: “Let two or three prophets speak, and let the others
weigh what is said” (1 Corinthians 14:29 ESV). Victor and I have
weighed Kevin’s words and found them wanting. The witness of the
Lord isn’t there, although the words are presumed to be His.
Kevin does say some true things, such as pointing out the error of those
who teach a physical rapture, whisking people away before the “great
tribulation.” Even there, however, he misses the greater point
of what God is doing through tribulation and is requiring of His people.
Kevin speaks of and from “another Jesus.”
I’ll back up to give some background on the rapture and tribulation
teachings of men, in order to show where the confusion begins about what
the Scriptures actually say.
Here is the main Scripture people base their rapture theories on with
regards to the “great tribulation” Jesus spoke of:
“For then shall be great tribulation, such as has not been since
the beginning of the world to this time; no, nor ever shall be” (Matthew
Using these words to indicate an historical event to come, however,
is plainly wrong. Before He said these words, the Lord was telling His
disciples the Temple would be utterly destroyed. They asked Him to say
more about when this would happen and how they would know the time had
come. It was in this context that the Lord spoke about the tribulation
coming on Israel, which He concluded by saying:
“Assuredly I say to you, this generation shall by no means pass
away till all these things are fulfilled” (Matthew 24:34 EMTV).
The Lord’s speech made clear that “this generation” referred
to those to whom He was speaking:
“And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are
not troubled, for all these things must occur; but the end is not yet” (Matthew
“Then they will deliver you up to be afflicted and will kill you.
And you will be hated of all nations for My Name's sake” (Matthew
“Therefore when you see the abomination of desolation, spoken
of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place (whoever reads, let
him understand). Then let those in Judea flee into the mountains” (Matthew
“But pray that your flight is not in
the winter, nor on the Sabbath day; for then shall be great tribulation,
such as has not been since
the beginning of the world to this time; no, nor ever shall be” (Matthew
Didn’t the Lord’s words all come to pass, just as He warned
His disciples? And wasn’t the fall of Israel in 70 A.D., the sacking
of Jerusalem and slaughter of the Jews, a horrendous event like no other
in the annals of the people of God? Hadn’t Jesus wept over Jerusalem,
knowing what was to come? Didn’t Paul greatly sorrow over the losses
sustained by the Jews, even before the fall of Jerusalem and their subsequent
Romans 9:3-5 MKJV
(3) For I myself was wishing to be accursed from Christ for my brothers,
my kinsmen according to the flesh,
(4) who are Israelites; to whom belong the adoption, and the glory, and
the covenants, and the giving of the Law, and the service of God, and
(5) whose are the fathers, and of whom is the Christ according to flesh,
He being God over all, blessed forever. Amen.
People have a hard time comprehending how devastating these things were
to the nation of Israel on a personal level. But it was truly the end
of their world and of the far greater world of God’s covenant with
them – the things Paul lists above.
You can see how foremost the matter of Israel’s status was on
the apostle’s minds, who inquired of it with great hope when the
Lord instructed them to wait in Jerusalem for the baptism of His Spirit:
“So when they had come together, they asked Him, ‘Lord,
will You at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?’” (Acts
The disciples had forgotten His words to them in Matthew 24 (Luke 21
and Mark 13), not being able to understand or assimilate what He was
telling them. They would understand soon enough.
My point here is that we can readily see how the Lord was answering
His disciples’ question, and the great tribulation He described
did happen in their generation. Does this mean the Lord’s words
have no application for us? Of course not; it’s the truth that
applies to all believers ever since the words were spoken. Tribulation
is something every believer comes through to enter the Kingdom of God:
“…strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging
them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations
we must enter the Kingdom of God” (Acts 14:22 ESV).
But Kevin isn’t speaking of the “great tribulation” every
believer faces within in their personal “end of the world” coming
to faith, which they must endure to enter the Kingdom of God.
“And you will be hated by all for My Name's sake. But the one
who endures to the end will be saved” (Mark 13:13 ESV).
Kevin instead speaks of an epic external event of great distress coming
on the world:
For the day approaches that the overwhelming scourge will cover
the lands and peoples. And many of My people shall be overtaken and beaten
down when it comes. Have I not said this in My word? (Isaiah 28:18) Then
why do many of you still believe the false shepherds that tell you that
you shall not see the tribulation to come? Prepare yourselves, My people.
Prepare your hearts before me and seek me for
your repentance in believing such lies. It is not too late for you.
If you would seek Me now in this,
I will show you My truth and show you how you may escape the scourge
The Lord wouldn’t say these things, because He knows that people
believe and cling to lies when there’s sin in their lives. Telling
them to change their minds about a doctrine isn’t dealing with
the sin and therefore isn’t solving the real problem.
The Lord said through Isaiah (28:18) that the reason people believe
false shepherds is because they’ve made agreements with death and
hell. He said they needed to be “beaten down” by the “overflowing
scourge” in order to disannul their agreements. He wasn’t
pleading with them to believe the scourge was coming on them. Again,
Kevin speaks as the mouthpiece of a false “Jesus.”
When God’s judgment came upon Israel in 70 A.D., which was the “great
tribulation” the Lord told His disciples was coming, there was
no “rapture” for them, though those who believed were kept:
“But not a hair of your head shall by any means perish. By your
patient endurance you shall possess your souls” (Luke 21:18-19
As judgment continues to fall on the world, believers walking in faith
are kept because they have been judged:
“For the time has come for judgment to begin at the house of God;
and if it begins with us first, what will be the end of those who are
disobedient to the Gospel of God?” (1 Peter 4:17 EMTV)
So what is Kevin doing, proposing to supposed believers that by ceasing
to believe in the rapture they’ll be saved from the wrath to come?
Believing a doctrine won’t solve their problem, but he makes it
the issue because by believing doctrine he has been made righteous in
his own sight. He is eating from the Tree of Knowledge and passing the
fruit on to his hearers.
People need to repent from the sins that cause them to believe lies
in the first place, being liars themselves, and to have their repentance
proven by bringing forth worthy fruits.
Consider: Did John the Baptist speak to the people of God as Kevin has
God speaking to them – “Oh My people,
how I weep for you all that have put your trust in lies”?
Luke 3:7-9 MKJV
(7) Then he said to the crowd that came forth to be baptized by him, “O
generation of vipers! Who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
(8) Therefore bring forth fruits worthy of repentance, and do not begin
to say within yourselves, ‘We have Abraham for our father.’ For
I say to you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these
(9) And now also the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore
every tree which does not bring forth good fruit is cut down and cast
into the fire.”
What did James say to believers who believed the lies of the prince
of this world (like the “rapture”)?
“Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship
of the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever desires to be a friend
of the world is the enemy of God” (James 4:4 MKJV).
Who is this mushy, whiny god speaking through Kevin? It’s Kevin,
speaking what he imagines and desires the Lord to say. He’s frustrated
with those who don’t believe him and glories over them in judgment,
though he speaks as with great concern for their welfare, thereby proclaiming
his own righteousness while concealing his lust for vengeance. When he
uses personal pronouns to indicate it’s God speaking, we’re
actually hearing Kevin speak. For example:
“And it is for your lack of knowledge of
My [Kevin’s] truth
that many of you shall now be destroyed, though it did not have to be
When Kevin says, “the Lord was speaking
to my heart…,” what
he’s really saying is “my heart is speaking as the Lord.”
Kevin betrays his ignorance of God’s judgment and ways in everything
he says. For example, speaking of the scourge to come: “many
unnecessarily be martyred….”
God’s martyrs don’t die in rebellion and sin, and their
deaths aren’t ever unnecessary. Does God spill the blood of His
saints for nothing? Did Jesus Christ, Head of the Body, die in vain?
“Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of His saints” (Psalms
One who dies on account of unbelief, because he chooses lies and the
liar over the Truth, is no martyr; he is a witness to Satan, not to the
Lord Jesus Christ.
Kevin speaks of unbelieving so-called Christians experiencing persecution
and martyrdom on account of the lies they choose to believe:
“Many still believe in the lies of the devil
that you will be raptured away and not face the persecution to come.”
The Word of God, however, says only those who live godly in Christ Jesus
suffer persecution for His Name’s sake, not those who don’t
believe Him and take His Name in vain. Their persecution isn’t
pleasing to Him, but comes through His displeasure: “And I will
persecute them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence…” (Jeremiah
Are the things that happen to God’s people, or anyone else, out
of His control? Kevin says:
“I pray that all will come to the truth
and be spared the horrible things to come.”
But what do the Scriptures say?
“For the Lord GOD of hosts will make a full end, as decreed, in
the midst of all the earth” (Isaiah 10:23 ESV).
“When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers
of iniquity blossom, it is that they shall be destroyed forever” (Psalms
“And that the world which then was came to an end through the
overflowing of the waters. But the present heaven and the present earth
have been kept for destruction by fire, which is waiting for them on
the day of the judging and destruction of evil men” (2 Peter 3:6-7
The horrible things to come, and now here, have been prophesied from
long ago, as needed for the judgment and salvation of sinful men, of
which Kevin is one. God’s saints look forward to this judgment,
not for the sake of suffering, but for justice and His righteousness
ruling on earth:
Revelation 6:9-11 MKJV
(9) And when He had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the
souls of those who had been slain for the Word of God, and for the
testimony which they held.
(10) And they cried with a loud voice, saying, “Until when, Master,
holy and true, do You not judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell
on the earth?”
(11) And white robes were given to each one of them. And it was said
to them that they should rest yet for a little time, until both their
fellow servants and their brothers (those about to be killed as they
were) should have their number made complete.
2 Peter 3:11-13 EMTV
(11) Therefore, seeing that all these things shall be dissolved, what
sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness,
(12) looking for and hastening the coming of the Day of God, because
of which the heavens, being set of fire, shall be dissolved, and the
elements, burning with heat, shall melt?
(13) But according to His promise, we look for new heavens and a new
earth in which righteousness dwells.
Thankful to be among the myriads of His saints executing judgment in
this, His Day,
“Now Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied about these men,
saying, ‘Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of His saints,
to execute judgment against all, and to convict all the ungodly among
them about all their ungodly deeds which they have committed impiously,
and about all the harsh words which ungodly sinners have spoken against
Him’” (Jude 1:14-15 EMTV).
Paul Cohen and Victor Hafichuk
Almost three years later, we heard from Miles again, this time sending
a Kevin Barrett prophecy to a larger list:
Sent: Monday, August 31, 2015 6:17 AM
To: Edifying Others; Sherman Perkins; Kerrigan Skelly; Karen Perkins;
Mike King; Glynda Lomax; Omega Man Radio; Brother Nathanael; Bobby Powell,
(Google+); Google+, (Paul Flynn); Paul Thomas; GodTube Presents; Carl
HIgbie; Paul Cohen; Sons of Liberty Media; His Kingdom; Markus Allen;
Endtime Ministries; Valerie Smith; His Servant Hephzibah; Dude Smith;
Pamela Schuffert; REVIVAL List; email@example.com
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Subject: [New post] Don’t shrink back from the coming fires of
New post on Hear His Heart
Don’t shrink back from the coming fires of purification.
by Kevin Barrett
Word from the Father:
My people, listen to your Heavenly Father this day. Soon you shall witness
a shaking in churches and ministries everywhere. For I am tearing down
and I am building up. I am tearing down those churches and ministries
which are not of My Spirit, and I am building up My true Church.
So then, listen to Me this day. Many shall be offended when I do this
thing. For I shall send out My true apostles and prophets. And they shall
speak My truth in love. And the Spirit of My fire shall be upon their
words. And their words shall consume all that is not of me.
Oh, who shall endure in the day of My Son's coming? For does not My
word speak of this day when My Son shall be like a refiner's fire and
a fuller's soap? For My Son shall cleanse and purify My house for a habitation.
Oh, not a habitation of your church buildings, no, a habitation of My
people. For My Son shall visit My people with the Spirit of burning and
fire. And all those who choose to lay down their lives during this burning
shall have all matters of the flesh consumed, yet they shall not be burned.
Did I not give you a sign in My word through the lives of Shadrach, Meshach
and Abednego? Were they not thrown into the furnace of fire? Yet they
did not burn, save only the ropes that bound them. And was not My Son
seen in the midst of the fire with them? Then so shall it be for My Church
in these last days. In the short days ahead, you shall be thrown into
the refiners' fire as you choose not to bow to the world and its ways.
And in this, I shall burn all that binds you so that you may truly be
Howbeit, for those who do not choose this burning for purification,
or who shrink back from its heat, I shall not take any pleasure in this.
And those who do not choose to accept this burning for purification shall
find themselves cast outside of My kingdom where there shall be weeping
and gnashing of teeth. Did I not warn of this in My word? (Luke 13:28,
So then, who shall stand in this day of burning? And I say to you, it
shall be those who choose not to bow to the world and its ways and have
laid down their lives for My will. And oh, how glorious it shall be when
My people have gone through the fires of purification and shall be unto
Me an offering of righteousness. And they shall be refined like silver
and purified as gold and silver.
But I say unto you all now; choose this fire and do not shrink back
when it comes. For the reward shall far outweigh the unpleasantness of
I love you all, My children, with an everlasting love. And it is My
deepest desire that you all inherit your promises and destiny in Christ.
So then, heed these words of Mine and choose wisely in the days ahead.
You shall not regret it, My little ones.
To all those who
are able to give toward my needs, no matter the amount; I thank you
much. You don’t know how much your donations are
appreciated and needed. I pray the Lord abundantly blesses those who
are considerate in helping me with my needs.
Much love to you all from your brother in Christ,
Paul wrote back to Miles and his mailing list:
Is there fire only for the righteous? Isn’t there fire for the
wicked, the tares, whom Kevin Barrett doesn’t recognize or acknowledge
because he is one of them?
Matthew 13:36-43 KJV
(36) Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and
his disciples came unto Him, saying, “Declare unto us the parable
of the tares of the field.”
(37) He answered and said unto them, “He that sows the good seed
is the Son of man;
(38) The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the
Kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;
(39) The enemy that sowed them is the Devil; the harvest is the end
of the world; and the reapers are the angels.
(40) As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so
shall it be in the end of this world.
(41) The Son of Man shall send forth His angels, and they shall gather
out of His Kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;
(42) And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing
and gnashing of teeth.
(43) Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the Kingdom
of their Father. Who has ears to hear, let him hear.”
Tares are without chastisement because they’re bastards, not sons
of God (Hebrews 12:8). What son of God ever prophesied and then asked
for a donation? Barrett is a false prophet, as are some others on this
Kevin Barrett replied:
Dear Mr. Cohen,
I only speak the words given to me from the Lord, and He HAS given me
words on the fire for the wicked. So, I have not failed to recognize
or acknowledge fire for the wicked as you falsely accuse me of here.
This word that you reference was to the righteous, not the wicked. The
wicked shall be burned in the coming fires, just as you have quoted.
However, the word I gave speaks of purifying fires for the righteous
that will NOT burn.
Honestly, I have been attacked by many. However, this is the first time
I have been called one of the wicked, and by someone who knows nothing
Also, in dealing with those who accuse the brethren, I have found that
attempting to reason is futile. Therefore, I will simply just pray for
you and ask that you please do not send me anymore unsolicited emails.
Kevin, you haven’t answered my question. What man of God ever
asked for a donation after prophesying? There was Balaam, who ran greedily
after reward, and God called him “perverse.” There was Gehazi,
servant of Elisha the man of God, who ran after Naaman for the reward
Elisha refused. Both of these men suffered evil ends, and so will you.
You are a wicked man who has nothing to do
with the Lord Jesus Christ. That’s why you don’t receive correction and run away. The
wicked flee, not the righteous. But the fire is here and there’ll
be no getting away from it for you. Your own words have condemned you.