A pastor went viral earlier this month after she called R&B superstar Beyoncé Knowles a "witch."
Tiphani Montgomery, who leads the prophetic and teaching ministry Covered By God, told the congregation during a Feb. 9 sermon that going to a Beyoncé concert is akin to participating in a satanic ritual.
"Any of you who are going to Beyoncé's concert, I rebuke you in the name of Jesus. How dare you call yourself a Christian," Montgomery questioned.
"I don't care what pastor you got that is OK with it. I don't care what pastor you got that thinks it's cool. I don't care what pastor you got that's singing along to the songs because they want some clout," she continued.
"Why do you think that man calls himself 'J-Hova.' It was short for Jehovah," she added, referring to rapper and musician Jay-Z, Beyoncé's husband of 14 years.
According to The Christian Post, Montgomery argued that Beyoncé's concerts are a gateway to serving the devil and that Christians with a large social media following will face God's wrath if they promote her music.
"How dare you call yourself a Christian? I'm telling you, may the dealings of the Lord come upon any Christian with a platform that is using mixture. May the dealings of the Lord come upon you," the ministry leader asserted.
"God is tired of this. I'm telling you about the Spirit of God. He is tired of His people being a mixture. You being a mixture is the same thing as you cheating on your wife. You being a mixture is the same thing as you cheating on your husband."
During her message, Montgomery reminded Christians that there is no place for compromise since they have a covenant with God.
"How dare you think it's just music when the devil was the minister of music. You are blinded if you think it's OK to go there. You are blinded. You should know that the Holy Ghost is not with you if you have no conviction," she warned.
"I don't care how much I pay for anything. If it goes against God, it won't be on me. Some of you all have the devil inside of you, and I know you got it when you say something like, 'Well, you might as well throw everything in the trash.' Point it out to me, and I will. Because who do you think I am?"
In closing, Montgomery claimed that her warning about Beyoncé was "a corporate warning for the body of Christ" given by the Holy Spirit.
"If you don't begin to separate yourself, if you don't begin to be ye separated, because God is tired of you trying to blend in with the world. God is tired of you trying to be liked by the world," Montgomery said.
"Let this be recorded in Heaven and earth. You have a choice today. You continue on in mixture; your influence will die. … Why do you see all of these people in the Grammys that are serving the devil so lifted up? Because that's the devil's influence," she continued.
"Because [the devil] knows that once he can evangelize all these fools into watching this show and thinking nothing's wrong with it, he has blinded you. Because what you did was you didn't realize that that was a gate that your eye gaze walked into."
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