Evidently, Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, is venerated by a tribe on the island nation of Vanuatu. They believe he is the fulfillment of a prophecy about a spirit that would take the form of a light-skinned man who would travel the world and marry a powerful woman. They became convinced by seeing Prince Philip’s picture and learning of his history and the circumstances of his life that he was that man. Later, after meeting him, they were certain and started a “Prince Philip Movement.” They exchange gifts with him. They carry around photos of him. From everything we hear, Prince Philip is a very nice person, but when it comes to worship, we should stick with the Prince of peace and King of kings.


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A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

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