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To possess godly wisdom is to possess true riches.
“Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you.” Proverbs 4:6
If there’s one single verse in the bible you should memorize, it’s this one:
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5: 22-23
Wisdom Book 1: Practical
Chapter 1 The Pyramid Of Power & The New World Order + Sexual Deviancy + Romance Danger + Real Beauty + Virgin Til Marriage + The Yearning For Fatherhood + The Word Of God Chapter 2 Anger + It's My Life! + Of Kings And Queens + Fear And Love + But I Don't Have A Life + Living With Mom And Dad + Dating Traps + Eden And The 4 Great Riers + How To Pray Chapter 3 Were Early Christians Communists? + Jews For Jesus? + Judeo-Christian? + Holy Land? + Money-Wise Steward + Kosher Food = Scam + Reinventing The Concept Of Empire Chapter 4 Church Wolves Question Parental Authority + Was Einstein Really A Genius? + Useless Scientific Theories + Finite And Infinite + Jesus And The Law + Faith Chapter 5 Who Really Killed Jesus? + Muslims And Talmudic Jews + What's A Saint? + Gentiles + Nations + Nothing New + Right And Wrong + The Son Of God + Our Mortality + Karma Chapter 6 How Rabbinists Became Known As Jews + Beware Of Self-Appointed Church Prophets + Social Reengineering + Mothers And their Sons + Family Life + Parenthood Chapter 7 Truth + The Fall Of Man + Unclean Food + Various Darknesses + Kissing Cousins + Interracial Marriage + Hearing God + The Kingdom Of God Chapter 8 The Destroyers Of The World + John Hagee Is Not A Christian + Urgent Appeal To Christians Who Support Israel
Wisdom Book 2: Seasonal
Easter, The Church, And The Jews + The Meaning Of The Word Easter + Christmas, 9/11, And The Satanists + That Christmas Feeling
Wisdom Book 3: Prophetic
Jesus In Prophecy + The Powers Of Hell + Judgment Day + New Heaven And New Earth + The Heavenly Body
At the very bottom of the pyramid rests the people power, composed of a dormant majority subjugated by the two powers immediately above.
The gun power and the money power.
The gun power or the government elite is a Judas-type minority that usually sells out the people power they represent to the money power above it.
The money power is comprised of the super rich, a minority that controls 90% of the world’s money and is subservient to no one but Mammon.
And finally there’s one power that sustains the entire structure, even though it is ignored by most. It is the power of true, humble Christians who follow God’s commandments and tap into the absolute power of the Almighty. They are the godly power. Without them God would crumble the whole edifice.
“You are the salt of the earth.” Matthew 5:13
“The effective prayer of a righteous man accomplishes much.” James 5:16
These true Christians are a minority and form the capstone of the pyramid.
“But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” Matthew 7:14
Even mammonists recognize the formidable power of these Christians.
That’s why they willfully omitted the symbolic capstone of the pyramid drawn on the one-dollar bill, the dominant currency of the world, to announce their intention to create a New World Order without Christians (or Novus Ordo Seclorum as written on the one-dollar bill). In the stead of the capstone, they depicted the “all-seeing” eye of Mammon, the god in whom they trust – “all-seeing” because Mammon thinks he can buy ALL that he sees.
Thus, they reject the godly power and pitifully fight it to no avail.
“We are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” Romans 8:37
God created sex for man and woman. See Sex and the Christian.
Sex feels good because God is quite intent on having men and their wives produce children. Therefore He made sex a pleasurable experience, His way of encouraging them to copulate.
However, mankind has perverted the entire sex paradigm.
They fornicate outside the marriage parameter only to experience the selfish pleasure of it. They further debase it by having same-sex partners gratifying each other, thus moving even further away from producing children. And finally they bend sexuality itself by morphing men into women and women into men or transgenderism.
The whole idea of this systematic perversion is to spit on God and His plan for humanity. By bastardizing sexuality, God’s enemies hope to thwart God’s command to “be fruitful and multiply” (Genesis 9:7).
In addition, by debasing it with homosexuality and transgenderism they mean to say, “Hey God, you did not create us in your image, we can find greater pleasure outside your commands.”
“So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” Genesis 1:27
“For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; and the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.” Romans 1:26-27
What they fail to realize is that man is not god and therefore cannot make his own rules. In the end, those who break God’s commands will pay dearly for it. See The Consequences of Sin.
“Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5: 19-21
Venery needs the curb and not the spur. Immoral, unnatural, and inordinate sexual desires are to be turned off and conquered. In other words, sin can be overcome.
“Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry. Because of these, the wrath of God is coming.” Col 3: 5,6
The gift of sex is to be enjoyed only by man and wife. Get with the program. Become a true Christian today.
Romance should take place after marriage. Otherwise unscrupulous men and women can use it to lure the gullible into thinking that something real is afoot, when in fact it’s not.
It is a useful tool to spur married couples into building their families (i.e., into making babies). In addition, romantically satisfied couples usually create well-disposed parents.
Romance is not for impressionable teenagers to dabble with, nor is it for older folks who cannot or will not have children to fancy themselves with.
The purpose of marriage is to create a family with children. Likewise, the purpose of romance is to help multiply and strengthen said family.
“Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them.” Psalm 127:4,5
“May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. A loving doe, a graceful deer. May her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be intoxicated with her love.” Proverbs 5: 18,19
Still, for those who can’t have or don’t want children, God made the marriage covenant available as well whereby they can satiate their sexual desires, even though in their case staying single while exercising abstinence is the better option.
“It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman. But since sexual immorality is so rampant, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman with her own husband.” 1 Corinthians 7:1,2
Mankind has a penchant for beauty, especially for beautiful women. However, physical beauty does not necessarily equate goodness. In fact, beauty can become quite the corrupting influence.
“Your heart became proud on account of your beauty, and you corrupted your wisdom because of your splendor.” Ezekiel 28:17,18
Not even Jesus was physically attractive.
“He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him.” Isaiah 53:2
True beauty of the heart is what God looks for.
“But the LORD said to Samuel, ‘Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.’ ” 1 Samuel 16:7
Such inner disposition is even more stringent for women.
“Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.” 1 Peter 3:3,3
A man who looks only for physical beauty in a woman (or vice versa) might be in for a shocking surprise. See The Biblical Marriage Blueprint.
“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30
Still, that does not mean we must shun beauty in general.
“God has made everything beautiful in its time.” Ecclesiastes 3:11
“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is beautiful, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” Philippians 4:8
“You are altogether beautiful my darling; there’s no flaw in you.” Song of Songs 4:7
It’s just that we must emulate God and look beyond the physical.
“Blessed are those who find wisdom.” Proverbs 3:13
The beauty of virginity can be found in the woman’s crafted hymen. God engineered that membrane for a purpose. He wanted woman to stay chaste until marriage. That membrane is a seal that is to be broken only by the man who becomes her husband. See Sex and the Christian.
Otherwise, the many partners a woman goes through become burdensome to the point of soiling not only her body but her soul as well. Today, we call it baggage.
That baggage is not unlike weed that creeps in and spoils a well-manicured garden. It causes all sorts of emotional and spiritual problems and issues which may take years to unload. It even affects a marriage since many times the husband is at a loss to understand his wife.
“Women!” he often exclaims.
Indeed, women should realize that the moment they give up that precious commodity to a man outside the marriage commitment, their leverage for that man to stick around is lost. In other words, they relinquish something precious for nothing positive.
If all women kept their virginity until marriage, the happy side effect would be that guys would also keep theirs and avoid the same emotional and spiritual baggage or garbage.
Just like woman was created with the desire to nurture, man was also created with his own particular yearning, that of having his seed materialized into his own children.
“Abram said, ‘Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless…’ ” Genesis 15:2
Abram/Abraham’s reaction was quite profound. He basically told God that no matter the riches He bestowed on him, it wouldn’t matter since he had no children.
“…children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.” Psalm 127:3
When a man is incapable of producing his own offspring, at the very least a son who can carry his name and his seed upon the earth, he feels impotent and unfulfilled.
The desire to have children from one’s own loins is kindled by God Himself. One can even go as far as saying that such a desire is even more important for the man than for the woman.
“Children’s children [are] the crown of old men; and the glory of children [are] their fathers.” Proverbs 17:6
In general, biblical women like Rachel and Leah had no trouble nurturing the children of their husbands born of surrogate mothers. They considered them their own. Their need to nurture was fulfilled anyway.
However, a woman today would rather adopt a total stranger than help her husband fulfill his own yearning to have his seed become fruitful. Basically, if she’s not the one to make it happen, it won’t happen. This should not be. See Can a Man Have Many Wives?
Adopted children are not the adoptive parents’ real offspring, and to have these kids call their caretakers “Dad” is simply deceitful. Fathers are only fathers when the children who call them “Dad” come from their loins. See Of Adoption and Surrogacy.
Beware of social reengineering!
” ‘For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,’ declares the LORD.” Isaiah 55:8
No church organization is omniscient and infallible. See CHURCH REFORM for all the things the “Church” has gotten wrong.
Biblically, the church is the general assembly of all Christians.
“If I delay, you may know how one ought to behave with the family of God, which is the assembly of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth.” 1 Timothy 3:15
The pillar is not more important than the truth. The role of the assembly is to carry forth the truth of the word of God as given by God. That’s why HE gifted us HIS word or His truth, which the Apostles set down in writing and can now be found in the BIBLE.
“All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness.” 2 Timothy 3: 16
ONLY GOD is omniscient and infallible, and only His WORD is the final arbiter of the TRUTH. Therefore:
1) When choosing a bible, never buy one with commentaries. Let God Himself open the eyes of your understanding.
“The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints…” Ephesians 1:18
2) Be weary of those who use a single verse out of the bible to make a point, especially an intricate one. Anyone can use such a technique to validate whatever propagandist idea they’re selling.
Verses throughout the bible are not only immersed in context but interconnected as well, making the bible a living biosphere of divine thoughts and articulated words.
“For the word of God is alive and active.” Hebrews 4:12
At times, that interconnection makes many verses appear truncated and/or cryptic, which in turn could lead to misinterpretations. God purposely made it thus in order to conceal what He is saying. It’s His way of nudging us to investigate and connect His thoughts on the matter, which are scattered throughout the bible.
“It is the glory of God to conceal a matter and the glory of kings to investigate a matter.” Proverbs 25:2
We Christians are those “kings” in the above verse.
“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” 1 Peter 2:9
Kings <=> Royal Priesthood <=> Christians.
Can you see now the concealment and the connection?
3) Every prophecy in the bible has already been fulfilled, except for those concerning the end of the world. The last biblical prophecies that materialized occurred in and around 70 AD. As for the end of the world, read Where is Satan Now? for a look at how it will come about.
4) There are some words and verses that are badly translated from the Old Testament Hebrew and the New Testament Greek in all current available versions of the bible. Get acquainted with them here, that way you can make a mental rectification when you come upon them.
5) The bible is not only a historical and literary work, it is also a sacred writ intended to redress the sinful spirit of man. Therefore it can only be fully grasped by a regenerated spirit, which the Holy Spirit of God guides into all understanding. That’s why degenerated souls are at a loss to fully comprehend it, thus making and inventing all sorts of malicious theories about what the bible is and stands for.
“Be angry, and do not sin.” Ephesians 4: 26
Anger can be useful, though it can easily become a conduit for sin.
“Let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” James 1:20
So, what should happen when we do get angry? After all, Jesus Himself got angry.
“So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.” John 2:15
The purpose of godly anger is to demonstrate and reveal a wrong, especially when God’s commandments are not being followed.
“He said, ‘Get these out of here! How dare you turn My Father’s house into a marketplace!'” John 2:16
“You must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people… Expel the wicked person from among you.” 1 Corinthians 5:11,13
Anger shows our displeasure. When it’s acted upon in a godly way, the other party, if he has a heart for change, will feel convicted and will eventually repent; otherwise, he’ll audaciously display his own anger and be forever offended.
The same principle applies to parents as they discipline their children.
“Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.” Proverbs 13:24
A parent’s duty is to teach his children righteousness. When they disobey, he gets angry or disappointed, depending on the level of the offense. With many kids, whose parents did a proper job from the very beginning, there’s often no need to use the rod.
“Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6
Sometimes the gravity of an offense might challenge parents to take that further step, the rod. Still, it is not an opportunity to beat a small child senseless until he bleeds. A gentle spanking, with the right amount of sting, can usually do the trick and show the parents’ anger.
Spanking may or may not work with adolescents, since they’re almost adults. Therefore, adult techniques, which are usually laden with dialogue and stern discipline, should take precedence.
With complete strangers, anger should be kept under total control. It is not our job to correct them.
“Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.” Proverbs 19:11
“Anger lodges in the bosom of fools.” Ecclesiastes 7:9
When strangers are angry with us, this is the way to act:
“A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1
“A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.” Proverbs 15:18
In family, anger should be quickly resolved.
“Do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” Ephesians 4:27
In general, when anger is burning inside this is what is required:
“Be angry, and do not sin; ponder in your own hearts on your beds, and be silent.” Psalm 4:4
Then apply wisdom from above.
“The wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.” James 3:17
No, it’s not.
1) You did not decide to give birth to yourself. It took 2 people to do so. Your father and your mother.
2) The breath that is in you doesn’t belong to you. It belongs to God.
“The breath of the Almighty gives me life.” Job 33:4
3) The death appointment that is scheduled for you has been decided without your consent.
4) Ask yourself this one question: If some major catastrophic event were to happen to you, would others be affected? And the honest answer is, Yes.
5) And finally, as a Christian, your life has been redeemed not by you but by Jesus. Hence, He owns you since He purchased you on the cross.
It’s not your life.
“You are not your own; you were bought at a price.” 1 Corinthians 6:19,20
Why do we still have Kings and Queens and Princes and Princesses today? Who made these people ROYALTY? Not God.
“The thing displeased Samuel when they said, ‘Give us a king to judge us.’ And Samuel prayed to the Lord. And the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Obey the voice of the people in all that they say to you, for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me from being king over them.’ ” 1 Samuel 8:6-7
God is the only King.
A government is supposed to be a tool to serve the People. That’s why those in government are called Ministers or Secretaries.
Minister is from the Latin Minister meaning Servant, and the root word for Minister is Minor meaning Small.
Secretary is from the Latin Secretarius meaning a Confidential Employee.
As for President it is from the Latin word Praesidere meaning To Preside, like an overseer presiding over the affairs of the People.
Royalties on the other hand are parasites feeding at the trough of the People’s hard work. Unfortunately, so have become many Presidents, Ministers, and Secretaries.
All government employees are the People’s servants. Sadly, a good number of them don’t seem to understand that.
“Serve one another humbly in love.” Galatians 5:13
The power of government relies on its capability to induce FEAR, which is the most important weapon in any government’s arsenal. Fear this, fear that. Fear this group, fear that group. Fear arrest, fear jail. Fear your neighbor, fear foreigners. Fear, fear, fear. Government leeches can’t help but resort to it – often by creating boogeymen and imaginary enemies – to validate and consolidate their power.
However, God’s government runs on LOVE, the fuel that keeps the world going and makes life worth living.
“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.” 1 John 4:18
Many people actually believe that life should be a long party.
Good times. Happy times. A real life.
Well, wake up.
The Pursuit of Happiness is just that, a pursuit. Happiness is a fleeting experience. It doesn’t stay for long. It comes and goes. It is mostly an emotional reaction brought about by favorable circumstances that once in a while manage to show up.
Thus, the following happens:
- People don’t have jobs, they’re unhappy and complain.
- They’re single, they’re unhappy and complain.
- They don’t have kids, they’re unhappy and complain.
So they cry out, “We have no life.”
- They have jobs, they’re unhappy and complain.
- They’re married, they’re unhappy and complain.
- They have kids, they’re unhappy and complain.
So they cry out again, “We have no life.”
What is the problem?
They forget that life’s anchor is love, not happiness. And that love is not a goosebumpsy feeling or emotion.
To love is to do the right thing, to fulfill one’s duties, to sacrificially give of oneself, and to selflessly help others – even when it hurts and doesn’t feel right.
“Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
If you believe you have no life because of your unhappiness, you need a Heart Adjustment.
If you are not married and not working far from home, there is no reason to live anywhere but at home with mom and dad, no matter how old you are. The reasons are simple.
1. The bible says so.
“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife…” Ephesians 5: 31
A man can leave his parents before finding a wife if he has to work far from home, which in turn prepares him to later afford a family of his own. Jacob did that.
“Then Jacob went on his way and came to the land of the people of the east.” Genesis 29:1
There Jacob worked for 7 years to finally be able to marry his first wife, and toiled for another 7 to get the second one. See Can a Man have Many Wives?
2. Save money.
The propaganda, especially in the US, is that if you’re living with mom and dad you are a loser. The idea is to guilt-trap you into moving out of your parents’ house and renting or buying real estate you can’t afford, so you can enrich property developers.
Imagine how much money you could put aside if while working you were living at home. You could share some of the expenditures with your parents, and thus avoid all the expenses associated with renting and buying something you can scarcely afford.
That way you can build your savings and have a nest egg to fall back on when a true need arises to finally own or rent a property – for example, when it’s time to get married, or when your parents die and your siblings want to sell the house to get their share of the property, or when you have to move out of state/country for a new job.
So don’t fall for the propaganda. Be smarter than that.
Dating causes your emotions to get all wrapped up in a person who may not be right for you; and even when you know they’re not right, time and/or desperation often cause you to become addicted to them.
Worse still, many give away their sexuality, some their virginity, only to get nothing positive in return. After desires are satiated and contempt is brought on by familiarity, they break up. Then the painful withdrawal process tees off as tangled emotions ferociously and pitilessly unravel – a needless situation that could have easily been avoided.
In addition, people put their best faces forward when dating; so if marriage materializes you have to get to know them all over again, because it seems you don’t recognize them.
When looking for a spouse keep these 3 succinct points in mind.
1. Don’t consider divorcés/divorcées (unless it’s a divorcé who divorced his wife because of her fornication). It’s not only a sin, but a commonsensical point as well (i.e., if he/she divorced once, he/she could divorce again). There are plenty of fish in the sea, so look for those with no baggage.
2. Guys, don’t get involved with women who have kids, they’re usually looking for a financial anchor. These women will always put their kids ahead of you, and you will never be their kids’ fathers. Besides, why do some other guy’s job for him? Again, there are plenty of fish in the sea, so ignore the Hollywood propaganda that depicts stepfathers trying to surpass their stepkids’ real fathers by proving how much better they can be to them. It’s all bull biscuit geared toward social reengineering.
And you ladies with kids, if you find yourselves separated from your kids’ fathers, do not bring other men into the picture, as they will likely butt heads with your sons, possibly eye your daughters, and even take you for a ride financially – once more, pay no heed to the Hollywood propaganda. However, single non-divorced women can consider widowers with kids, since women have a maternal instinct that can be transferred to kids not their own, as opposed to men trying to do the same as stepfathers. Fathers are a whole different ball of wax. The bible tells us so.
“The glory of children is their fathers.” Proverbs 17:6
3. There’s no such thing as “the one”. The purpose of marriage is to start a family that soon will involve children (i.e., marriage is about making babies). So the only query that matters is this: Is he/she father/mother material from a respectable family?
Then, instead of dating, follow God’s Biblical Marriage Blueprint.
“A river watering the garden flowed from Eden; from there it was separated into four headwaters. The name of the first is the Pishon; it winds through the entire land of Chavilah, where there is gold. (The gold of that land is good; aromatic resin and onyx are also there.) The name of the second river is the Gihon; it winds through the entire land of Cush. The name of the third river is the Tigris (or Hiddekel); it runs along the east side of Ashur. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.” Genesis 2: 10 -14
Eden is where the river of the Garden originated, and then bifurcated into four headwaters or rivers.
Keep in mind that, in the beginning, the earth was one uniformed mass that broke apart not too long after the fountains of the great deep burst open during the great flood.
“Now the earth was formless and empty.” Genesis 1: 2
“…on the same day all the fountains of the great deep burst open…” Genesis 7: 11 (during the great flood)
“Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his time the earth was divided...” Genesis 10: 25 (after the great flood)
All indications are that that water source from Eden had its origin in Turkey, where two of the world’s biggest rivers – the Tigris and the Euphrates, as mentioned in the bible – have their provenance.
The other two headwaters with their modern names are the Nile (or Gihon in the land of Cush, Africa) and the Volga (or Pishon, which wound through Chavilah’s eastern regions encompassing modern Russia, a land chock-full of gold and a major producer of resin.).
The Nile flowed out from Eden’s water source and reached all the way to South America, when that continent was attached at the hip to Africa. As the Nile basted through Ethiopia and cut through Congo via tributaries and underground reservoirs, it ended up feeding the massive Amazon River using the Congo River, the 2nd largest river in the world by discharge after the Amazon – no coincidence there.
The Volga was the other headwater. The water source bifurcated from Eden in the Middle East through various tributaries and reservoirs, and headed east toward the Caspian Sea, giving Europe (especially Russia) its biggest river, the Volga, which in turn fed a) China’s two greatest rivers – the Yellow River and the Yangtze – that accordingly even today flow West to East (China is also chock-full of gold and the largest producer of resin in the world), and b) the great Danube which itself fed the Great Lakes of North America, whose subterranean arteries pumped full of water all that Continent’s rivers. Thus the whole of earth was irrigated through that one source from Eden, itself fed from the great deep.
But once the fountains of the great deep burst open during the great flood, new subterranean waterways and rivers were formed. New land masses – from the uniformed bulk that cracked – took shape and drifted apart while the planet’s shell broke into tectonic plates. Many inter-connected rivers – like the Nile and the Volga’s connections to Turkey’s water source – lost their hook ups on the surface, which disappeared under massive land shifting – even though most of the important underground arteries stayed intact.
It’s no coincidence that after the flood Noah’s boat landed on Mount Ararat in Turkey, where life started anew and where it originally began in the first place, though no one can or will ever be able to pinpoint the exact location of the Garden itself.
“So He drove out the man; and He placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.” Genesis 3: 24
Prayer is not vain repetition. It is an opportunity to meditate and commune with God, which many times includes heartfelt requests.
“Be anxious for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.” Philippians 4:6
It is also an occasion to praise and thank God.
“Through Him (Jesus) then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.” Hebrews 13:15
We are commanded to only pray to God the Father, in the name of Jesus.
“This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven…’ ” Matthew 6:9
“Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.” John 14: 13
“For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus…” 1 Timothy 2:5
Prayer is not an opportunity to indulge the flesh.
“When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.” James 4:3
No, they were not.
Many think so because of this Scripture reference:
“And all those who had believed were together and had all things in common; and they began selling their property and possessions and were sharing them with all, as anyone might have need.” Acts 2: 44-45
The reason early Christians sold everything they had was because they took Jesus’s warning seriously.
“But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then recognize that her desolation is near. Then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains, and those who are in the midst of the city must leave, and those who are in the country must not enter the city.” Luke 21: 20,21
Therefore, soon after Pentecost, Christians started getting rid of everything they owned in Judah or Judea with an eye towards leaving the area before the day of retribution caught up with them. Read Where is Satan Now? for the sequence of events.
Furthermore, sharing with others less fortunate has always been a Christian mandate, not a communist one.
On the other hand, the whole idea of communism is to steal from regular folks in order to enrich the leaders of the movement, while the centrality of its tenets is the hatred of Christianity.
Communism was created by Jews who hated Christians, and that’s why the first move of any communist regime is to try to stifle Christianity.
The Jewish Marxist Bolsheviks, who took over the Russian government in the 1910s, killed 66 million Christians, including 200,000 members of the Christian clergy, and destroyed 40,000 churches. And Islam is the problem? See The Truth about the Conflict with Russia.
So, nope. Early Christians were not communists. God forbid.
Some former Jews who are now Christians still hang on to their “Jewishness” because it makes them feel special. Apparently, Jesus is not enough for them. They want to be set apart. Unfortunately, that is totally NOT biblical.
“There is neither Judahite nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all ONE in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3: 28
They don’t want to assimilate with other Christians. Instead, they choose to separate themselves by pretending to be Judahites (i.e., by pretending to be more important than the rest of the Body of Christ). They are thus abiding in sin.
“…those liars who say they are Judahites but are not…” Rev 3:9
They even call themselves Jewish-Christians. They conveniently ignore the fact that being Jewish is being part of a religious group and not part of the once chosen Hebrew race (including Judahites of the tribe of Judah) which no longer exists as a people. Talmudic Judaism is an evil religion that used to be known as Pharisaism. A religion that rejects Christ. And how they figure they can be both Jewish and Christian is beyond comprehension.
It’s like a Satanist who becomes a Christian and decides he’s now a Satanist-Christian. Jews For Jesus should be Former Jews For Jesus, just like it would be Former Satanists For Jesus. Can you imagine Satanists for Jesus? Ridiculous, right?
Unfortunately, that’s the Chosen People Syndrome.
Never use that hyphenated idiocy.
1. Judaism is Pharisaism or Rabbinism. It has nothing to do with the bible. Its central tenets are in a book called the Talmud (the real Satanic Verses), a book full of Babylonian superstitions and lies.
2. Jews are NOT the Israelites of the Bible and therefore NOT the descendants of Judah.
That expression (Judeo-Christian) was created and set in motion by Rabbinists (now known as Jews) in order to hoodwink gullible Christians into believing that they are Judahites and that Christianity is an extension of their satanic cult. That way they could proceed with their diabolical plan to steal Palestine without the objection of the Christian world. See How the Ashkenazi Jews Conquered the West.
Next time you find yourself wanting to use that expression, bite your tongue. Instead, just say Christian.
Besides, isn’t Christ enough?
A land cannot be Holy.
Holiness is twofold: the perfection of God and the sanctification of Christians.
1. God is Holy.
“You are holy.” Psalm 22:3
2. True Christians become Holy because Christ resides in them, so they may produce the fruit of the Spirit.
“It is written, ‘You shall be Holy, for I am Holy.’ ” 1 Peter 1:16
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5: 22-23
“Without holiness no one will see the Lord.” Hebrews 12: 14
The following passage has many confused.
“God said (to Moses). ‘Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.’ ” Exodus 3:5
First, that was in Midian, an ancient region of NW Arabia East of the Gulf of Aqaba, not modern Israel. Is that place also holy today? No. It was holy during the moment God was there touching it. That was the extent of its holiness.
Second, just because Jesus walked somewhere doesn’t make it holy today, no different than that moment when Moses approached God on that patch of ground in Midian. It was temporary.
“Jesus replied, ‘Believe me, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem… But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth… God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth. ‘ ” John 4:21,23,24
Third, the Jerusalem of the Middle East today is NOT the same Jerusalem that Jesus lived and walked in. The old one was razed to the ground by the Roman army in 70 A.D. So those who go there on a pilgrimage to walk where Jesus walked are only fooling themselves.
Every conscientious individual should implement a personal boycott of Israel.
a. Don’t visit it. There’s nothing there to see. As a tourist, all that’s worthwhile seeing is in the West Bank of Palestine – Bethlehem and Jerusalem. So visit the West Bank instead via Jordan. Gaza can also be visited via Egypt.
b. Don’t invest in any company or fund that involves Israel.
c. Don’t buy anything Made in Israel.
“Do not be deceived: ‘Bad company ruins good morals.’” 1 Cor 15:33
“In a wise man’s dwelling, precious treasures and oils are stored.” Proverbs 21: 20
“A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children.” Proverbs 13:22
You are just a steward of the money you earn, therefore learn to control it before it controls you. In other words, get in the habit of using and bequeathing it properly:
a. meet your family’s needs (vacation included);
b. don’t waste money on frivolous things;
c. save for bad times;
d. invest in your retirement;
e. lay away for your children’s future;
f. take eternity into account and apply Jesus’s parable of The Unrighteous Steward in Luke 16:1-12.
With that parable, Jesus delineated a two-prong position:
1) Salvation. The unrighteous steward gave away commercial goods to those who could give back to him in return. Scratch my back, I scratch yours. That’s the way of the world. And for the world it is a smart way to deal. However, you, as a disciple of Christ, have something better to give. The Gospel of Salvation. And it is not to be exchanged for filthy lucre like many “preachers” do today. It is to be given to all, expecting nothing in return.
2) Money. You must not only give the Gospel away for free, you must also bestow money on those who can’t give back to you. That way they can see Christ in you as well as getting a taste of the goodness of the Lord through your giving.
“Taste and see that the LORD is good.” Psalm 34: 8
“If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.” Luke 6: 33
When you give, it is as if God Himself is giving. Said gesture affords you the opportunity to share Christ. It is also a seed impregnated with Christian love that later on could yield the fruit of change in marginal “Christians” or salvation in the souls of those who do not know Christ. That’s why Jesus said to “make friends using unrighteous mammon”.
Thereupon, those at the receiving end of your gift, once saved, will be able to partake with you of the everlasting life, which is the real dividend or the true riches that God Himself will assign to you as your own.
Do not ever buy food labeled Kosher as it is a scam that causes prices to skyrocket. Food companies must pay the appropriate rabbinical organizations to affix their Kosher Approved Stamps on their products. In return, these companies pass the cost onto the consumers.
What makes a food Kosher for non-Jews? Who knows? Especially since the rabbis from these rabbinical organizations do not pray to the true God in heaven and nor do they adhere to His laws. It’s like having a voodoo baron green-light your food. Go figure.
“No one who denies the Son has the Father.” 1 John 5: 12
The Empires of old usually revolved around their city-states, given that in those days mostly city-states existed. They were entities that forced themselves on other Kingdoms usually of different races and nationalities, and were more interested in tributes/taxes that these Kingdoms could provide the Emperor, not so much in territory per se. The whole idea of these Empires was to collect revenue – that’s why their tributaries were called vassal states.
The modern European powers reconfigured the way Empires work. They invaded other Kingdoms in order to pillage the resources of those they conquered. So land and territory mattered. After all, no one knows what’s hidden beneath even the most god-forsaken land. Thus, better grab as much land as possible and expand the conquered Kingdoms’ territories.
The USA further reconfigured the way Empires work. The US Empire bribes the governments of other countries – using “Foreign Aid” – to maintain the hegemony of the US Dollar, and pillage the resources of these nations through the infiltration of American companies and the intimidation of US military bases. In other words, the American elite as the “Emperor” wags the US Empire for its own benefit. See Israel: the Scourge of Empires.
Many hardcore cult leaders, disguised as preachers, often tell young and unmarried adults in their congregations that if their parents are not Christians – read: not attending “their” churches – they can ignore their authority.
That’s their way of isolating these folks from their families in order to control them and steal their money through the erroneous tenet of church tithing, much like a pack of wolves separate and hunt down the weakest prey from the herd.
God never said to obey and honor one’s parents only if they’re Christians. He said to obey and honor. Period. Just because the Apostle Paul said to “obey your parents in the Lord” (Eph 6:1) doesn’t mean that your parents are to be in the Lord. It means obey your parents because of the Lord or because you are in the Lord or because it is a command from the Lord.
“Honor your father and your mother.” Exodus 20: 12
“If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.” John 14:15
These “preachers” are twisting God’s word to fit their own agenda. See Of Authority and Christians.
Albert Einstein’s name has strangely become synonymous with “genius”.
But we couldn’t find one thing that man invented or came up with that made our lives better or that was not a fraud. NOT ONE THING! Even the equation E=mc^2 that is attributed to him is apparently from an Italian named Olinto De Pretto who published it in the scientific magazine Atte in 1903.
Yet everyone knows who Einstein is. His face and name are plastered on everything that hints at “sheer ingenuity”. Even his so-called “accomplishments”, besides being theories to begin with, were unsupported conjectures that amounted and led to NOTHING, especially his Theory of Relativity (including the GPS & Relativity myth). Nikola Tesla, a real scientific genius, categorized said theory as “the greatest historical aberration of scientific thought.” See Puzzled Scientists.
Here are some true scientific geniuses and visionaries: Johannes Gutenberg, Nikola Tesla, Isaac Newton, Auguste and Louis Lumiere, Charles Babbage, Reginald Fessenden, Guglielmo Marconi, Thomas Edison, Karl Benz, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, Wright Brothers, Jack Kilby & Robert Noyce, Tim Berners Lee, Alexander Fleming, and Steve Jobs, just to name a few.
All of them either invented or contributed to the invention of not useless theories but of things that improved our lives and catapulted humanity to a higher level of productivity. Yet none of them is uplifted like Einstein. Then again unlike Einstein they were not and are not Jews (some are still alive), so the Jewish-controlled media inflate their own to godlike status – even when they’re fake – in order to propagandize their misappropriated appellation of God’s “Chosen People.” See How the Ashkenazi Jews conquered the West.
Science is the method of figuring out a) the world as manufactured by God, and b) new technology as inspired by Him.
“In the hearts of all who are skillful I have put skill.” Exodus 31:6
Real scientists decipher the laws and the across-the-board methodical and integrated architectures inherent in God’s creation without conjecture or bias (e.g., Newton’s LAW of Gravity and Newton’s LAWS of Motion). However, when pseudo-scientists can’t understand something that God created, they try their best to speculate. They call that speculation “theory”.
There are many of them out there, but the two most popular ones are: the Evolution theory and the Big Bang theory. Given that they were concocted by Atheists (or the A-s), heathens of all stripes consider them “facts”, as opposed to what they really are, unproved assumptions and conjectures.
Let’s humor these two theories for a quick moment.
1. If the A-s‘ ancestors were animals, where do A-s get their sense of justice, morality, and ethics? After all, animals don’t work for a living, they eat each other, and they self, meaning within their own species they sexually jump one another regardless of whether they’re related or not. In other words, why aren’t the A-s more concerned about enforcing these laws of the jungle instead of worrying about true justice, steadfast morality, and staunch ethics as demanded by God? That would be more logical, wouldn’t it?
Still, many E-theorists, when caught in the magnitude of their stupidity, try to wiggle their way out by “theorizing”, once again, that God was the one who used evolution to cause species to evolve into other species. If that were the case, God would have come right out and said it in His word, even if most of these E-theorists wrongfully assume God’s word to be false – as if God isn’t capable of choosing a few men to write His story, when mere mortals rely on historians to do the same.
Unfortunately, most of the believers in the monkey-upgrade theory (if not all) never bother to read God’s word from beginning to end; still, they hypocritically pass judgment while strangely believing in fantasies that supposedly occurred billions of years ago (Jeez!) with no then living historians and scientists or proofs to back them up. They’re like art critics trying to explain to Picasso what his art means when Picasso is telling them otherwise. Or better yet, they’re like the devil trying to convince Eve that what God said was not what He meant to say.
2. If Big Bangs were capable of creating things, scientists could go in a lab and apply that Big (bada-bing-bada) Bang theory (on a much smaller scale of course), not only to prove its validity but to watch as new tiny universes and creatures burst into existence. Besides, didn’t Steve Hawking come up with a formula for that nonsense? The M-Theory? So what are they waiting for? They could actually turn its application into a lucrative business. Big-Banged tiny universes teemed with tiny creatures could be sold at Walmart where we’d be the first in line to purchase them. We would rule them with a rod of iron, and if those tiny creatures were to theorize that no one created them, we would teach them a lesson and smite them dead 🙂 .
Conclusion: God created it all, period – the Devil included. “The Devil?” some will question. Yes, the Devil and his demons. God uses them to bring about His ultimate plan and purpose, which is to challenge man’s free will and put through the fire unbelievers, atheists, and Christians alike in order to test their zeal for either the truth of God and Jesus whom He sent or the lies of the evil one and his cohorts. Otherwise, it’s like saying that the computer (created by someone) is responsible on its own for all the things (marvelous or not) it can do. Only those who foolishly believe there is no God adhere to such stupid theories.
“The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’ ” Psalm 14:1
See Puzzled Scientists.
To be finite is to be a small part of infinity.
We humans are finite or partial and possess only finite minds, therefore we cannot comprehend nor grasp the whole which is infinity, God’s domain. And because God Himself is infinite and not finite, He is thus whole and perfect, thereby not partial; ergo He’s uncreated in His infinity.
However, because we’re created (i.e., plucked out of infinity), thus limited, finite, and partial, we cannot fathom anything that is not created, just the way we cannot truly fathom God’s perfection because of our imperfection.
Consequently, we, finite, imperfect, and partial beings, know and understand only in part, but one day we will know and understand fully – when we are reattached to the Eternal Lord in His infinity (or eternity), from hence we came.
“For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when the perfect comes, the partial passes away… Now we see but a dim reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully…” 1 Corinthians 13: 9,10,12
“I have not come to abolish the law but to fulfill it.” Matthew 5:17
But what did Jesus mean?
He meant exactly what He said. He came to fulfill all the biblical laws, because no one before Him managed to do so.
“For I tell you truly, until heaven and earth pass away, not a single jot, not a stroke of a pen, will disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.” Matthew 5:18
And accomplish them, He did.
“It is accomplished.” or “It is finished.” Matthew 19:30
And because He accomplished them, He was able to make some major changes. Consequently, He did away with the entire Levitical system.
“For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law.” Hebrews 7:12
Many laws – such as the tithe, the animal sacrifices, the Levitical priesthood, and the special status of the ancient Hebrews (today’s Jews are not Hebrews and no different than other non-believers) – have been done away with.
“By calling this covenant ‘new,’ he has made the first one obsolete.” Hebrews 8:13
The New Covenant in Christ’s blood became the new law, while Christians became the new priesthood and the new chosen people – chosen to love and to do good.
“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood.” 1 Peter 2:9
The old body of the law has already been fulfilled… and then changed.
“I am not outside the law of God but am under the law of Christ.” 1 Corinthians 9: 21
Those who take Matthew 5:17 out of context are only beating a dead horse.
“But before faith came, we were kept in custody under the law… But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a tutor.” Galatians 3: 23, 25
Faith is powered up not by the law, once the tutor, but by Christ Himself.
“Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” John 7:28
Faith is a powerful thing. It can move mountains, not literal ones – remember Jesus spoke in parables.
“Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20
Faith is more than what we usually think it is.
1. It is the belief that God exists and that He provides for those who seek Him.
“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” Hebrews 11:6
2. It is the assurance that Jesus is the Savior.
“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” Galatians 2:20
3. It is the conviction that God can do the impossible.
“Jesus replied, ‘What is impossible with man is possible with God.’ ” Luke 18:27
4. It is the knowledge that we must obey, follow, and apply all of God’s enduring commandments.
“Whoever says ‘I know him’ but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him, but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected.” 1 John 2:4
5. It is the understanding that God does whatever He wants, whenever He wants, however He wants, and we have to accept it, even when it does not fulfill our expectations.
“All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance, admitting that they were foreigners and strangers on earth.” Hebrews 11:13
After all, it’s His will, not ours.
“Your will be done…” Matthew 6:10
“Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.” Luke 22:42
Are you ready now to live by faith? If you are, don’t forget to show your faith by your works.
“What does it profit, my brethren, though a man says he has faith, and has not works?” James 2:14
The Judahite Hebrews, through the Sanhedrin of the Pharisees (a religious body), arrested, judged, and condemned Jesus to death because He said He was God.
“I and the Father are one.” John 10:30
“Then the high priest tore his clothes and said, ‘He has spoken blasphemy!’ ” Matthew 26:65
But given that the Judahites were under Roman occupation, they could not carry out the physical sentence. They went to Herod, their Judahite Hebrew King (of Judah), who sent them to his boss Pilate, the Governor of Palestine, a federation that included the territory of Judah or Judea.
Pilate washed his hands of the accusation that was laid on Christ, but did allow the beating and the crucifixion by his Roman soldiers to take place in order to pacify the Judahite Hebrews who were close to rebellion – something Pilate did not want under his watch.
However, biblically and spiritually, the bible squarely lays the blame on the Judahite Hebrews, not on those who today are known as Jews (since they’re not the Hebrews of the bible) and not on the Romans. See Jews did not kill Jesus.
“…the Judahites, who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men…” 1 Thess 2: 14,15
Consequently, Jews today, who are nothing more than impostors pretending to be Judahite Hebrews, enjoy the benefit of being something they’re not, without taking on the culpability and guilt of killing our Lord (i.e., they have their cake and eat it too).
Muslims believe in Jehovah, and in Jesus whom they accept was born of the Holy Spirit and of the Virgin Mary, was only a prophet to the ancient Israelites, was not crucified to death, went to heaven without dying, and is expected to return soon.
However, Talmudic Jews follow Pharisaism, not an Abrahamic faith, and adhere to the Babylonian Talmud, the real Satanic Verses, a book full of lies and superstitions. In addition, they see Jesus as a sorcerer and a demon-possessed liar who is now boiling in excrement in hell, and whose mother Mary was a whore.
From Wikipedia, according to the Talmud:
“In Gittin 56b, 57a a story is mentioned in which Onkelos summons up the spirit of Yeshu [or Yeshua (Jesus)] who sought to harm Israel. He describes his punishment in the afterlife as boiling in excrement.”
“In addition, at the 1240 Disputation of Paris, Donin presented the allegation that the Talmud was blasphemous towards Mary, the mother of Jesus (“Miriam” in Hebrew) and this criticism has been repeated by many Christian sources. The texts cited by critics include Sanhedrin 67a, Sanhedrin 106a, and Shabbath 104b.”
Thus it appears that Muslims are much closer to Christ than are Jews.
“Whoever is not with me is against me.” Matthew 12:30
Biblically, a saint is a Christian who willingly separates himself from the ways of the world and is grafted unto Christ the Lord, living solely to please Him.
“Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.” Revelation 14:12
A Saint is not a title that the Catholic Church decides to arbitrarily confer on some Christian.
“For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.” 1 Corinthians 14:33
Now whether a Christian is a true Saint or not can only be resolved by God and not by man.
“The LORD does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7
Still, all true Christians are called to be Saints.
“To all… called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.” Romans 1:7
In the bible, the word Gentiles refers to non-Hebraic nations.
In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word Goyim is used to point to it; whereas in the New Testament, it is the Greek word Ethnos.
Its subtext is usually nations that do not believe in Jehovah, the true God in heaven. Today, they are no more Hebrews, they are all dead. Hence, the need for the word Gentiles is no longer of use in our faith, especially as Jesus Christ came to be the Savior of the whole world.
“There is neither Judahite nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all ONE in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3: 28
When the bible mentions nations, it is referring to the descendants of particular individuals.
“I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.” Genesis 12:2
The nation God was talking about was Abraham’s grandchildren and descendants, the 12 Ancient Hebrew Tribes or 12 families, all related.
“To your descendants I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates….” Genesis 15:18
Today’s Jews are not the descendants of Abraham, let alone Judahite Hebrews, and therefore have no right to the land of Palestine, which they have stolen by brute force while falsely claiming it as their Abrahamic inheritance.
“Those of the synagogue of Satan, who say that they are Judahites and are not, but lie…” Revelation 3: 9
“What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” Ecclesiastes 1:9
There’s truly nothing new under the sun.
Things deemed new only have the trappings of novelty. A text message, for instance, is just a more efficient and quicker method than sending a note with a messenger pigeon, but its essence is not really new. In other words, technology is nothing more than a manner of accomplishing a task that is usually as old as humanity itself.
Excerpt from When Love Takes Hold
It is no strange occurrence to be faced with the nescience of others in whatever subject we would prefer to apply such observance. Though nonetheless a disappointment, we would rather be accepted by the other party’s sapience in recognizing genius when it should be quite obvious. But in that case, how is the one with no prehensility able to ascertain the obvious when the very individual who disagrees is the one we label asinine for not embracing our sagacity?
It would be a feat to bring the other party to our side if only our suasive and arresting wherewithal were strong and compelling enough to ensconce the adversary into assenting to their erroneous position and finally into subscribing to not only the veracity of our argument but to the most revered aspect of our reality: our sageness.
Thus the real test. Is our argument genuine enough, laced enough, absolute enough to really get to the point where our contender could actually flinch? Is it the benightedness of others or our own lack of intellectual prowess that has landed us into this apparent conflict? Or is it, God forbid, our own inherent flaw in admitting that maybe the other party is not wrong after all? In so doing we would set off the unfathomable: our own decrepitude. But what if we are right and our foe is wrong? Or what if we are wrong and our rival is right? Who determines right? And who under heaven denominates wrong?
Should it be mere mortals prone to change? Or should it be One who transcends the very concept of fallibility? In other words, shouldn’t it be God, the absolute embodiment of unerring accuracy? It makes sense, doesn’t it? But in that case, how do we know what God thinks? And how does He determine right and wrong? Maybe we should pick up the Christian Bible and find out. A warning though… if you decide to read the Bible from the first page to the last, let it then be an exercise between you and Him. Maybe He’ll convince you of His love from which emanate right and wrong. Otherwise, you’ll have to persuade Him of the futility of His love for you; and henceforth, there’s no telling how garbled right and wrong could become.
“Your word is a lamp on my feet, and a light on my path.” Psalm 119:105
Jesus is the son of God. Meaning Jesus and the Father are one.
“I and the Father are one.” John 10:30
Here are 3 testimonies by 3 witnesses concerning God the Father and God the Son as a duality of one:
“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God with us’).” Matthew 1:23 (Apostle Matthew)
“For in Him (Jesus) dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.” Colossians 2:9 (Apostle Paul)
“In the beginning was the Word… And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us.” John 1: 1,14 (Apostle John)
Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God. Those who are waiting for another are waiting in vain. The matter has already been established. Period.
“Every matter must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.” 2 Corinthians 13:1
It is quite strange that our mortality, especially during the stronger years of our lives, doesn’t much occupy our thoughts. It seems that the vigor of our younger selves always manages to steal away the reality of what awaits us at the end of the journey.
You would think, because death is only a breath away from spoiling our fleshly abode, that we would stop and think of the seemingly futility of it all; but no, we don’t.
As a matter of fact, in spite of the dreadful end which awaits us, we work without ceasing, generation after generation, to build as wonderful and magnificent a world as possible.
The result so far would not have been possible if we had stopped to seriously ponder on our guaranteed demise; and even though we know for a fact that we will die, we continually act as if we will not.
Which begs the question: why are we so disposed?
“He has also set eternity in the human heart.” Ecclesiastes 3:11
God has set eternity in our hearts, and no one can remove it.
“I know that everything God does will remain forever; there is nothing to add to it and there is nothing to take from it.” Ecclesiastes 3:14
The eternal spark that burns deep within our souls powers up our productivity and causes our lives to be fruitful. It’s almost as if we “instinctively” know our endeavors have eternal strings attached.
Consequently, our work is anything but futile since whatever we do we do for God, who alone holds the master plan which contains the end result of our combined labor.
“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.” Colossians 3:23
The account of our earthly toil will be settled in eternity by the great Lord Himself, with either a reward or a punishment.
“Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness… And throw the worthless servant outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” Matthew 25:21,30
Similar compensations will also be meted out for our obedience or disobedience to His commandments.
“Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice, and will come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment.” John 5: 28-29
“Karma is closely associated with the idea of rebirth in many schools of Asian religions. In these schools, karma in the present affects one’s future in the current life, as well as the nature and quality of future lives – one’s saṃsāra.” – Wikipedia
Others also believe that the déjà vu phenomenon, experienced by millions of people, to be a quick, momentary throwback to a similar juncture in a previous life.
Now if past lives were real, why can’t we remember them with absolute clarity? Especially if we are dearly paying in this life for past life misdeeds.
What is the point in paying for some obscure mistake one is not aware of, or reliving our existence over and over if we can’t remember the previous ones and the reasons we keep coming back?
It doesn’t make any sense.
“It is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment.” Hebrews 9:27
As for the déjà vu phenomenon click here to know what it means.
“There will be men who abandon the true faith and allow themselves to be spiritually seduced by teachings of the devil, teachings given by men who are lying hypocrites, whose consciences are as dead as seared flesh.” 1 Timothy 4:1,2
Of the 12 Hebrew tribes, Judah was the most faithful and the most active in making converts, especially after they teamed up with the Levites.
“For the Levites left their suburbs and their possession, and came to Judah and Jerusalem: for Jeroboam and his sons had cast them off from executing the priest’s office unto the LORD.” 2 Chronicles 11:14
Their converts became known as the proselytes (i.e., the ones who prayed to Jehovah, the God of Judah).
“Judahites and proselytes…“ Acts 2: 11
The other 10 tribes, collectively known as Israel, separated from Judah and always did evil in God’s eyes.
“Ephraim compasseth me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit: but Judah yet ruleth with God, and is faithful with the saints.” Hosea 11:12
So while Judah was helping the priests in the implementation of their office, Israel was basking in evil. Thus Judah became the one that carried the torch of God’s light unto the nations.
It was a process that would culminate with the advent of Jesus the Christ and His church assembly. Because, just like the Christian Church, the Judahite Hebrew nation was a proselytizing nation that wanted people all over the world to know and pray to the true God of the Universe; even though, at one point, the conversion process had become totally corrupted because of the pharisaic teachings. Let’s hear Jesus:
“Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.” Matthew 23:15
Later on, those proselytes, who obviously were not Judahite Hebrews and who adhered to the pharisaic teachings, became known as Rabbinists, while their religion was called Pharisaism/Rabbinism, and their “holy writ” was entitled the Talmud, a Babylonian book full of lies and superstitions.
In the 18th Century, those very same Rabbinists hijacked the words Jew and Judaism, in order to change their appellation along with that of their religion (just like when Blacks didn’t want to be called Negroes no more). A change that was purely cosmetic, as their beliefs, which are still found in their enduring and cherished Talmud, did not change one iota.
The idea behind such superficial name changes was to deceive the world into thinking they were the Judahite Hebrews of the bible.
And what was their reason for wanting to hoodwink the world?
The ministry of Prophets have a much different scope under the New Covenant than under the Old. See Understanding the Duties of Ministry.
With the New Covenant and the advent of the Holy Spirit who is given as a gift to all, such distinction between Prophets and believers is no more.
“And it shall come to pass afterward, [that] I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy…” Joel 2: 28
Now every true Christian is a prophet because every true Christian possesses the Holy Spirit who’s constantly at work changing his life as a testimony to the glory of Jesus Christ.
“For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.” Revelation 19:10
That is why the Apostle Paul said the following:
“For you can all prophesy in turn so that everyone may be instructed and encouraged.” 1 Corinthians 14:31
A prophecy is a word from God. It can be a Word of Remembrance of God’s promises and commandments from the past, a Word of Instruction or Commandment for the present, or a Word of Foresight for the future. The bible is the ultimate book of prophecies, and as such is at the center of all teachings and prophecies.
“All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness.” 2 Timothy 3: 16
However, today, many in the Church are pretending to be the only prophets that God has anointed in the midst of their congregations.
They even profess to be able to read into their congregants’ lives, when God can tell every Christian personally and directly what He wants to tell them. Then they hypocritically classify fortune tellers as workers of the devil, when they’re basically doing the same thing.
So, beware of these folks, whether they call themselves pastors, prophets, seerers, seeresses, etc., because when a prophecy or teaching is expounded during an assembly meeting, two or three prophets or Christians should be allowed to speak while the others judge.
“Let the prophets speak, two or three, and let the others judge.” 1 Corinthians 14: 29
As they speak, “the others weigh carefully what is said (1 Cor 14:39)”. In other words, the others judge or speak their mind on what is shared. Which is something that none of these self-appointed church prophets or pastors permits to take place.
However, many don’t like what God has designed, so they arbitrarily chopped it up and redesigned it to fit their own purposes.
1. Family Appellations are being ascribed to people who should not be addressed as such.
Father. One is only a father when those who call him thus come from his loins. Many use this appellation improperly by purposely putting aside its intrinsic definition.
In addition to one’s natural father, only God can be called Father (or Heavenly Father). After all, He’s our creator and the source of the spiritual part of our being, just like an earthly father is the source of one’s biological composition.
Mother. One is only a mother when those who call her thus come from her womb. Again, many use this parental title improperly by brushing aside its intrinsic definition.
Uncle and Aunt. Many parents force their kids to call friends of the family “Uncle” and “Auntie”, thus deceiving their children about the true nature of said designations.
The concept of family has been misleadingly redefined to include those who are not blood-related. A ridiculous notion that has no biblical ground.
People are given first names for a reason. Use them.
2. Marriage has also been fallaciously reformulated to include homosexual partners. Those behind said redefinition have absolutely no idea what the purpose of marriage is. Otherwise, they would have never proposed such idiocy.
From the very beginning, marriage has always been a covenant by which two families consent to have their offspring, one male and one female, joined together as one for the purpose of making children. Without it there would be no worthwhile continuation of society.
Homosexuals can’t produce children. Their inclination is a sexual deviancy that not even animals display. How they dare call their coupling “marriage” is ludicrous, to say the least.
Conclusion: “Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth?” Galatians 4:16
” ‘For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,’ declares the LORD.” Isaiah 55:8
Mothers, especially widows and single moms, have to walk a fine line when it comes to dealing with their sons. Otherwise, they will constantly butt heads.
The reason is because man was created to be the head of woman.
“But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of woman is man, and the head of Christ is God.” 1 Corinthians 11:3
Interestingly, in a relationship between mother and son where the father is deceased or never present, the elder son is the one who, in a spiritually and biblically authoritative sense, replaces the father. See Of Authority and Christians.
In said situations mothers usually end up being quite smothering and controlling. Even Jesus, in the only two intimate interactions with his biological mother that are biblically recorded, found Himself butting heads with her.
“His mother said to Him, ‘Son, why have You treated us this way? Behold, Your father and I have been anxiously looking for You.’ And He said to them, ‘Why is it that you were looking for Me? Did you not know that I had to be in My Father’s house?’ ” Luke 2:48-49
“On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.” “Woman, why do you involve me?” Jesus replied. “My hour has not yet come.” John 2:1-4
It’s quite telling when the God of the Universe, while a man, had to pry his authority from his human, biological mother. See Is Mary the Mother of God?
Mothers must allow their sons to spread their wings and not be overbearing. However, this in no way reneges a mother’s protective instinct and maternal duty, nor does it revoke the honor and respect a son must show his mother.
Consequently, mothers and their sons have to walk a fine line, using wisdom from above, to avoid butting heads.
“The wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.” James 3: 17
The family is God’s plan to bring order to the world, and yet He has placed within each family characters who rub us the wrong way.
“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17
That’s why. And how do we get sharpened in the Christian life? By loving and forgiving.
“Whoever claims to love God yet hates his brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.” 1 John 4:20
“Peter came to Jesus and asked, ‘Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother who sins against me? Up to seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.’ ” Matthew 18: 21,22
“Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive…” Colossians 3:13
Many avoid their families because they say they can’t handle it. However, unless there’s a life-threatening or deliberately criminal situation everyone should stay put, because one way or another God is going to sharpen you.
Those who run away from their families soon find out that God uses strangers (and circumstances) to do His sharpening as well, which in the end proves to be more unbearable. Ask the prodigal son.
“When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving to death! I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired servants.’ So he got up and went to his father.” Luke 15:17-20
In conclusion, keep your senses, stay put, and allow God to use your family to sharpen you. Once you’ve been sharpened, the outside world and its uncomfortable grating will be more tolerable, for you would have already endured and surmounted plenty of irritating rubbing.
“For it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.” Philippians 2:13
To be a parent is to hold the most important office in the world.
The traditional and biblical roles of parents are thus: 1) the father as the breadwinner, and 2) the mother as the homemaker and nurturer. Both functions carry equal weight, even though the husband is the head of the family.
Unfortunately, feminism has convinced many women that being a full-time mother is inferior to that of a breadwinner, and that man should not be the head of his family.
The sad result has been the emasculation of man along with children being unrighteously nurtured, which in turn has created instability in our society.
The same unrighteousness also materializes when the emasculated father, within a society that more and more favors woman above man in the workforce, fails to financially provide for his family, which then forces the mother to become the primary breadwinner as well as causing her nurturing duties to suffer.
Mothers can work or exercise their calling/talent/aptitude at some point, preferably on a part-time basis after the children have reached a certain maturity (and full time if they wish after the children have grown into adulthood), and as long as it doesn’t interfere with their maternal and wifely obligations. Indeed, mothers should decide what is truly important to them: the workforce or their family.
Proverbs 31: 10-31
If couples end up divorced, which God hates, or biological parents separated, they must not impede each other’s participation in their children’s upbringing (unless there’s proven criminality which could endanger the children). They must put aside their pettiness and not use their kids as pawns in a vindictive battle, elsewise it would be pure selfishness. Children need both of their parents.
When planning to get married 1) gentlemen, make sure you are financially ready with a good source of income, and 2) ladies, be willing to put all that you are and have into being wives and mothers. Otherwise your family, especially your children, will pay the consequences of your irresponsibility. Worse, you’ll have to answer to God for your failure as parents.
“Each of us will give an account of ourselves to God.” Romans 14:12
1. Acknowledging the truth is the first step in changing the world. Those who obfuscate and manipulate it are those who wish to enslave humanity.
“I am the way, the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father except through me.” – Jesus in John 14:6
2. Jesus is the truth, and consequently at the heart of all moral truths. He is also love (1 John 4:8), therefore all truths must be spoken to others in love. Meaning, it is to be done without ulterior motive, having their best interest at heart, because by presenting the truth one seeks to expose the error of their ways, while hoping for their repentance.
“Speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of Him who is the head, that is, Christ.” Ephesians 4:15
3. The beauty of moral truth is its ability to remain unchanged throughout the ages. Whatever was true yesterday is forcibly true today. It does not change according to man’s whims.
“You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8: 32
Many believe that their diet should be a vegetarian one that consists only of the following:
“Then God said, ‘I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.’” Genesis 1:29
That edict was before man’s fall from grace and into sin. After the fall, everything turned against man.
“Cursed is the ground because of you… both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you.” Genesis 3:17,18
With that curse man’s food, which was appointed by God before the fall, the seeds, grains, and legumes, became infected with anti-nutrients.
“Traditional cuisines and pre-industrialized peoples from around the world took great care to soak or ferment their grains before consuming them… All grains and legumes contain phytic acid, an organic acid that blocks mineral absorption in the intestinal tract,” explains Sarah Pope from the Weston A. Price Foundation.
In addition, man’s body revolted against him (i.e., it began to slowly die) and needed more nutrients than plants, seeds, and fruits (i.e., a vegan diet) could offer. Therefore, an adjustment was needed.
“Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.” Genesis 9:3-4
“Of all the creatures living in the water, you may eat …” Deuteronomy 14: 9-10
With that adjustment, which now includes meat full of nutrients, man gets to fully grasp the cost required to maintain his health when he spills the blood of animals.
“So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” 1 Corinthians 10:31
Likewise, animals were also appointed to only eat plants.
“And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” Genesis 1:30
However, after the fall many animals ended up carnivorous, while they all turned fearful of man, with some downright hostile.
“The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea.” Genesis 9:2
Man’s fall into sin turned nature against him, and the whole of creation began to groan because of what he did.
“We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time.” Romans 8:22
See Of Healing and Miracles for what we believe is a sensible diet.
After the fall, God gave all live animals as food to man.
“Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.” Genesis 9:3-4
Later on, many of these animals were declared ceremonially unclean by God in Leviticus 11 and were not to be consumed by the ancient Hebrews.
“It is ceremonially unclean for you.” Leviticus 11:4
However, when Jesus walked the earth, He said the following:
“Don’t you see that nothing that enters a person from the outside can defile them? For it doesn’t go into their heart but into their stomach, and then out of the body.” Mark 7:18-19
Which prompted the author of the book of Mark to say this:
“(In saying this, Jesus declared all foods clean.)” Mark 7:19
What the author meant was that all clean foods were still clean even after one ate “without the ceremonial washing of one’s hands,” which was the actual context.
“Why don’t your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders instead of eating their food with defiled hands?” Mark 7:5
Some also use the Apostle Peter’s vision to declare the same, that all foods are clean. Acts 10:
9 About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. 10 He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance. 11 He saw heaven opened and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners. 12 It contained all kinds of four-footed animals, as well as reptiles and birds. 13 Then a voice told him, “Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.”
14 “Surely not, Lord!” Peter replied. “I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.”
15 The voice spoke to him a second time, “Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.”
16 This happened three times, and immediately the sheet was taken back to heaven.
Unfortunately, Peter’s vision, like all symbolic dreams and visions, was not literally about food. After meditating, Peter understood what God was trying to tell him.
“Peter went inside and found a large gathering of people. He said to them: ‘You are well aware that it is against our law for a Judahite to associate with or visit a Gentile. God has shown me that I should not call anyone impure or unclean.'” Acts 10:27,28
In the beginning, God gave all animals as food to us. He then restricted many of them as “ceremonially unclean” in Leviticus. Subsequently, those Old Covenant “ceremonies” became defunct with the advent of Christ’s New Covenant. However, there’s nothing in the New Testament that specifically revokes the Old Testament ordinances on eating unclean food.
Yet, as Christ succinctly put it, it is not what one eats that defiles a man.
“’What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils come from inside and defile a person.’” Mark 7:20-23
Consequently, as to unclean food it truly becomes a question of necessity or of conscience.
“Holding faith, and a good conscience.” 1 Timothy 1:19
“‘All things are permissible for me, but not everything is beneficial. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be mastered by anything. Food for the stomach and the stomach for food, but God will destroy them both.” 1 Corinthians 6:12,13
There are various types of biblical darkness.
1. Darkness of physicality as in dark v. light.
“God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.” Genesis 1:5
2. Darkness of morality as in evil v. good.
“The light (Jesus) has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.” John 3:19
“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:12
“God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” 1 John 1:5
3. Darkness of judgment as in punishment for wrongdoing.
“And they will look to the earth, but behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish. And they will be thrust into thick darkness.” Isaiah 8:32
“If one curses his father or his mother, his lamp will be put out in utter darkness.” Proverbs 20:20
“All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over you, and put darkness on your land, declares the Lord God.” Ezekiel 32:8
4. Darkness of holiness as in God’s “clothing” or “cloaking”.
“He bowed the heavens and came down; thick darkness was under his feet. He rode on a cherub and flew; he was seen on the wings of the wind. He made darkness around him his canopy, thick clouds dark with water” 2 Samuel 22:10-12
“Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.” Psalm 97:2
“Then Solomon said, ‘The Lord has said that he would dwell in thick darkness.'” 1 Kings 8:12
5. Darkness of direction as in losing one’s way or feeling lost.
“For you are my lamp, O Lord, and my God lightens my darkness.” 2 Samuel 22:29
“To give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” Luke 1:7-9
6. Darkness of revelation as in not understanding the word of God.
“Then the disciples came to Jesus and asked, ‘Why do You speak to the people in parables?’ He replied, ‘The knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them.'” Matthew 13:10,11
However, the disciples, with the help of the Holy Spirit, would later on explain everything to the world.
“What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.” Matthew 10:27
There’s nowhere in the bible where God forbids marrying one’s cousin. Forbidden marital/sexual relationships are very well delineated in Leviticus chapter 18:
7 “‘Do not dishonor your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; do not have relations with her.
8 “‘Do not have sexual relations with your father’s wife; that would dishonor your father.
9 “‘Do not have sexual relations with your sister, either your father’s daughter or your mother’s daughter, whether she was born in the same home or elsewhere.
10 “‘Do not have sexual relations with your son’s daughter or your daughter’s daughter; that would dishonor you.
11 “‘Do not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father’s wife, born to your father; she is your sister.
12 “‘Do not have sexual relations with your father’s sister; she is your father’s close relative.
13 “‘Do not have sexual relations with your mother’s sister, because she is your mother’s close relative.
14 “‘Do not dishonor your father’s brother by approaching his wife to have sexual relations; she is your aunt.
15 “‘Do not have sexual relations with your daughter-in-law. She is your son’s wife; do not have relations with her.
16 “‘Do not have sexual relations with your brother’s wife; that would dishonor your brother.
17 “‘Do not have sexual relations with both a woman and her daughter. Do not have sexual relations with either her son’s daughter or her daughter’s daughter; they are her close relatives. That is wickedness.
18 “‘Do not take your wife’s sister as a rival wife and have sexual relations with her while your wife is living.
19 “‘Do not approach a woman to have sexual relations during the uncleanness of her monthly period.
20 “‘Do not have sexual relations with your neighbor’s wife and defile yourself with her.
21 “‘Do not give any of your children to be sacrificed to Molek, for you must not profane the name of your God. I am the Lord.
22 “‘Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable.
23 “‘Do not have sexual relations with an animal and defile yourself with it. A woman must not present herself to an animal to have sexual relations with it; that is a perversion.
Many are under the impression that God forbids miscegenation or interracial marriage. He does not. He forbade the Hebrews to do so, only because the other nations of that time did not follow Jehovah.
“Do not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons, For they will turn your sons away from following Me to serve other gods; then the anger of the LORD will be kindled against you and He will quickly destroy you.” Deuteronomy 7:3
With the New Covenant, the same concern still holds.
“Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers.” 2 Corinthians 6:14
Thus, it’s a matter of FAITH, not of race.
“There is neither Judahite nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3:28
Still, when it comes to marriage, fathers are the ones God put in charge. They decide what’s best for their children.
“Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, that your days may be prolonged and that it may go well with you.” Deuteronomy 5:16
“Thus says the Lord of hosts: Because you have obeyed the command of Jonadab your father and kept all his precepts and done all that he commanded you, therefore thus says the Lord of hosts: Jonadab the son of Rechab shall never lack a man to stand before me.” Jeremiah 35:18,19
How do you hear God?
He tugs your heart gently and repeatedly until His will permeates your spirit – that is if you’re truly open to hearing Him. For His will to really permeate you, you have to be faithful in applying His commandments. After all, if you can’t be obedient to His written word, how will you be obedient to hearing His voice?
The more you study the bible, the more the Holy Spirit helps you cleave to the truth. The more you live out God’s commandments, the more sensitive you become to His guidance and His voice, the more cleansed your mind, the more attuned your soul, and the more fruitful your work.
Delve in our CHURCH REFORM series, which will get you on the right track to follow His ways, read the bible, spend time in prayer, and constantly apply what you learn. Then His voice will become as clear as a bell to your soul. We can confidently say, “We know!”
Many find it hard to believe that we are currently living in the Kingdom of God through Christ our Lord when the world is so messed up.
They surmise that Christ is supposed to be ruling with a rod of iron, smiting all the wicked from the face of the earth.
“You will break them with a rod of iron; you will dash them to pieces like pottery.” Psalm 2:9
First, they overlook the fact that Jesus left us Christians in charge. WE are the salt of the earth. WE are supposed to take care of the world’s problems by doing what He commanded, and by inspiring and helping people everywhere to look up to God for solutions.
“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father. Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it.” John 14:12-14
Second, as to “Jesus ruling with an iron rod”, it refers to how Jesus keeps His people in line, away from sins. Read When Bad Things Happen to see how He does it.
Third, the Kingdom of God is here now and is not a tangible one.
“When asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, ‘The kingdom of God will not come with observable signs. Nor will people say, ‘Here it is,’ or ‘There it is,’ because the kingdom of God is within you.’ ” Luke 17:20,21
Those who think otherwise are thinking like the Judahites of Old who wanted a military-style Kingdom. God’s Kingdom is of the Spirit, which first and foremost changes the sinful nature of man and in turn allows positive change to take place.
Fourth, the reason the world is messed up is because:
a) many Christians have been poisoned with the heretical Rapture Doctrine, and therefore have given up on being the salt of the earth;
b) the weed is growing with the wheat.
“Jesus said, ‘if you pull the weeds now, you might uproot the wheat with them. Let both grow together until the harvest. At that time I will tell the harvesters: First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles to be burned; then gather the wheat and bring it into my barn.’” Matthew 13: 29,20
When is the harvest? Read Where Is Satan Now?
“We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers forever.” – Maurice Samuel
If one truly believes the Zionist/Jewish-dominated media, their fake news, and their constant barrage of “Holocaust” movies, one genuinely thinks that there’s only one group of people that everyone on earth hates: Jews. That’s how effective the brainwashing has been.
Bolshevik Revolution: The Jewish Bolsheviks, who took over the Russian government in the 1910s, killed 66 million Christians, including 200,000 members of the Christian clergy, and destroyed 40,000 churches.
World War 1: Britain was losing the war against Germany. The Zionists stepped in and bribed President Wilson to get the US into the war to help them. In return, the Jews asked the British Empire to deed them Palestine to create Israel. Their wish was granted in the form of the Balfour Declaration of 1917, which cost the world 18 million dead.
World War 2: The Zionists fomented that war (just like they’re doing today with Iran and other countries in the Middle East), so that European Jews could feel threatened. The deception worked as European Jews fled in droves to Palestine and took over the homes of Palestinians, who were evicted at gunpoint and then either massacred or driven out of their land into neighboring Arab countries. With enough Jews on the ground, Israel was created in 1948 at a cost of 80 million dead.
World War On Terror: Zionist/Jewish neocons, in cahoots with their bought-and-paid-for politicians in the US government, perpetrated their act of terrorism on 9/11. Then they conveniently blamed it on Muslims so as to obtain a green light to destroy the Middle East using the armies of the US and NATO and the terrorist groups they finance, with the ultimate view to creating Greater Israel. So far, the death toll is over 3 million, including Christians.
World War 3: With Russia protecting Syria and Iran from Israel’s Machiavellian design, will the Zionists succeed in bringing the world once again to the brink of disaster to create Greater Israel? If they do, will it instead bring about their downfall?
Conclusion: It’s a shame that Jews who stand up to Zionism form a minority. The well-financed and extremely powerful Zionist movement, revved up by a foul and racist ideology, drowns out their voices.
Zionist Jews of all stripes – secular, religious, political – have no concept of God’s commandment to love thy neighbor. Instead, the anti-Christ spirit of hate thy neighbor permeates their souls with a sulfuric stench, while Israel remains the undiluted expression of said diseased spirit – a scourge, a cancer that needs to be dealt with.
Appeal: Every conscientious individual should implement a personal boycott of Israel and everything made there.
“By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?” Matthew 7:16
To all the good Christians who belong to John Hagee’s “Church” or watch his broadcast, you must open your eyes, leave that place, and stop watching. John Hagee is bought and paid for by Zionists Jews to promote the state of Israel instead of Christ.
No wonder he himself believes Jesus was not the Messiah, or to quote him: “Jesus did not come to be the Messiah.”
Let’s see where Jesus is called just that in the Bible:
“Andrew went to find his brother, Simon, and told him, ‘We have found the Messiah’ (which means ‘Christ’)…” John 1:41
“The woman said to Him, ‘I know that Messiah is coming (He who is called Christ); when that One comes, He will declare all things to us.’ Jesus said to her, ‘I who speak to you am He.'” John 4: 25,26
No matter how much he tried to wiggle out of his remarks later on, no true Christian would ever utter such blasphemy. It only shows his true colors. He is a deceiver working for Zionist Jews to brainwash Christians.
“But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the sovereign Lord who bought them–bringing swift destruction on themselves. Many will follow their shameful ways and will bring the way of truth into disrepute. In their greed these teachers will exploit you with stories they have made up. Their condemnation has long been hanging over them, and their destruction has not been sleeping.” 2 Peter 2: 1-3
Using his CUFI organization, John Hagee has become the prime mover behind the War on Christianity. He’s a fierce supporter of all the evil Israel does and stands for. Unfortunately, he is not alone in having sold out his soul to Zionist Jews and their Synagogue of Satan.
John and many of his fellow mammonish preachers have been bought to propagate the falsehood that modern-day Israel is the fulfillment of God’s word in the bible, when Jews are not even the biblical Hebrews and the word Jew in like manner cannot be found in the non-translated bible.
So please, stop watching and supporting their TV programs which elevate Satanic Israel to the point of worship, and which try to deceptively morph Jesus into a Jew when He was never one. See Jesus was not a Jew.
“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves… Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.” Matthew 7: 15, 21-23
We know deep down no real Christian would support evil.
Doing so would be antithetical to everything our Christian faith stands for. Besides, we know that many of you have been fed a bunch of lies concerning the ungodly State of Israel.
Therefore, as you shake off these falsehoods, we ask the following of you.
Stop encouraging the US Government to fund Israel to the tunes of billions of dollars a year out of America’s coffers for Israel to wage war and oppress another people, while millions of Americans go hungry, jobless, and homeless.
Stop organizing fund raisers for the Zionist “settlers.” In so doing you’re actually helping these land thieves steal another people’s land, while empowering them to kill the original inhabitants in the process.
For the sake of peace, start doing the opposite.
Call your political representative and give him/her a piece of your mind: that Israel should no longer get away with murder, and that Israel should accept a Palestinian State. Then organize mission trips to the West Bank and Gaza. Stop these pussyfooting “Holy” Land tourist trips. Go and help the oppressed. That’s the Christian mandate.
“Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.” Isaiah 1:17
Unfortunately, many of our fellow Christians, poisoned by compromised preachers and their false teachings in reference to converted Jews being “God’s chosen people“, are infected with Israel’s anti-Christ spirit of hate thy neighbor. Their unabashed loathing of Arabs and Muslims to please the Jews is shamefully evident to all.
“The companion of fools will suffer harm.” Proverbs 13:20
Those infected Christians don’t even blush when they disgracefully call Jesus their Lord.
“Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.” Matthew 7: 15, 22-23
To them we say, “Don’t be surprised on Judgment Day!”
To you who are reading this post, we say, “Please, don’t get infected! And if you are infected, cure yourself!”
“If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it.” Genesis 4:7
Every year, during Passion Week, many preachers invite in their churches the modern Pharisees (otherwise known as Jews), in order to help Christians in their congregations understand Passover.
1. they are NOT the Israelites of the Bible;
2. they DO NOT celebrate Passover like the Hebrews of the Bible, since they DO NOT slaughter a lamb like Jesus did;
3. they do not adhere to the Bible but to the Talmud (the real Satanic Verses), a book full of Babylonian superstitions and lies;
4. their religion is Pharisaism disguised as Judaism.
So why are these Pharisees helping Christians grasp the meaning of Passover?
Both groups are suffering from the Chosen People Syndrome.
The enemies of Christ force themselves to believe that the word Easter is of Babylonian pagan origin and that it refers to the worship of the sun.
Nothing could be further from the truth, especially when one takes into account that the word pagan was created by Christians to refer to heathen superstitions.
How Easter, which celebrates Christ’s resurrection, can be deemed pagan is not only ludicrous but downright intellectually brutish.
First, the word Easter is of Saxon origin not Babylonian, and of the same meaning with its German cognate Ostern.
“Because the English Anglo/Saxon language originally derived from the Germanic, there are many similarities between German and English. Many English writers have referred to the German language as the ‘Mother Tongue!’ The English word Easter is of German/Saxon origin and not Babylonian as Alexander Hislop falsely claimed. The German equivalent is Oster. Oster (Ostern being the modern day equivalent) is related to Ost which means the rising of the sun, or simply in English, east. Oster comes from the old Teutonic form of auferstehen / auferstehung, which means resurrection, which in the older Teutonic form comes from two words, Ester meaning first, and stehen meaning to stand. These two words combine to form erstehen which is an old German form of auferstehen, the modern day German word for resurrection,” explains author Nick Sayers.
Second, if Easter were of pagan origin and really meant the worship of the sun, like the enemies of Christ believe, it would universally be known all around the world by the same supposedly “pagan” name.
For instance, in French Easter is called Pâques and in Spanish Pascua, both derived from the Greek Pascah meaning Passover. And Passover was the time when the resurrection took place.
Third, if Easter is really about worshiping the sun, how come Christians don’t worship the sun? That’s because it’s not and we don’t. The stupidity of the satanic enemies of Jesus who constantly attack our Christian faith knows no bounds. We Christians don’t worship the sun, we worship the Son.
Maybe they should focus on improving their spelling skills instead, because twisting Easter to mean sun worship is a pitiful and ridiculous ploy.
To these satanic creatures, we say: “My God beat your god, deal with it.”
And leave Passion Week’s Easter alone. See The True Passion Week Timeline.
“…that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that He appeared to Cephas (Peter), then to the twelve. After that He appeared to more than five hundred brethren at one time…” 1 Corinthians 15:4-6
Early Christians chose December the 25th instead of September the 11th (or 9/11) – Jesus’s actual birthday – to celebrate the birth of our Lord.
The reason they did was to subjugate and squash Saturnalia, a week-long period of satanic lawlessness and bloodshed that took place in Ancient Rome – the then Capital of the world – from December 17th to the 25th. Read Is Christmas Pagan? for an in-depth look.
So what did the dark forces do to get back at Christians?
They got their minions, the underground Satanists (otherwise known as Jewish neocons, in cahoots with their bought-and-paid-for politicians in the US government), to perpetrate their act of terrorism on Jesus’s actual birthday – 9/11. Then, they conveniently blamed it on Muslims so as to give the apartheid satanic state of Israel a green light to destroy the Middle East with a view to creating Greater Israel.
It’s like they meant to say, “Hey Jesus, you took away our week of bloodshed and lawlessness (Saturnalia), we’re taking the day of your birth, and we’ll use it to spread bloodshed and lawlessness all over.”
At least that’s their diabolic plan, but the blowback will not be late in coming.
“The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil.” 1 John 3:8
During the Christmas season many experience an indescribable longing.
It is God using that time of the year – that time when we celebrate His birthday as a man – to tug at our spirit and draw our attention to what He has done for us.
Christmas is a time set aside by Christians to celebrate the birth of Jesus, God who became flesh and dwelt amongst us. God chose to become a man in order to experience our pains, our joys, our hopes, and our failures. That way when He says, “I know how you feel,” we know it’s true.
He also came to give the greatest gift imaginable. The gift of Himself in our lives.
A gift that fills all the cracks of our human frailty: the emptiness, the hurts, the regrets, and the failures. A gift that in the end will take us from this earthly life to the eternal one. And there’s only one way to get that gift.
Make sure you claim it right here, if you have not already done so.
To help set the mood for the Holidays, we’ve selected three songs about the real reason for the season. JESUS. Watch videos below.
1) O Holy Night, best Christmas song ever 2) O Little Town of Bethlehem, 2nd best Christmas song ever – both are interpreted by the AMAZING Nat King Cole 3) Boney M‘s Mary’s Boy Child/Oh my Lord, best modern Christmas medley.
If they don’t stir your soul, there might be something wrong 😉 .
The following is a compilation of 44 Prophecies of the Messiah fulfilled in Jesus Christ.
As you read it, keep in mind that the Bible is composed of 66 books by about 40 different writers of various backgrounds, who lived during a period of about 1,600 years. Yet this amazing book as a whole presents one coherent message: Jesus is the Messiah, God made flesh.
|Prophecies About Jesus||Old Testament
|1||Messiah would be born of a woman.||Genesis 3:15||Matthew 1:20
|2||Messiah would be born in Bethlehem.||Micah 5:2||Matthew 2:1
|3||Messiah would be born of a virgin.||Isaiah 7:14||Matthew 1:22-23
|4||Messiah would come from the line of Abraham.||Genesis 12:3
|5||Messiah would be a descendant of Isaac.||Genesis 17:19
|6||Messiah would be a descendant of Jacob.||Numbers 24:17||Matthew 1:2|
|7||Messiah would come from the tribe of Judah.||Genesis 49:10||Luke 3:33
|8||Messiah would be heir to King David’s throne.||2 Samuel 7:12-13
|9||Messiah’s throne will be anointed and eternal.||Psalm 45:6-7
|10||Messiah would be called Immanuel.||Isaiah 7:14||Matthew 1:23|
|11||Messiah would spend a season in Egypt.||Hosea 11:1||Matthew 2:14-15|
|12||A massacre of children would happen at Messiah’s birthplace.||Jeremiah 31:15||Matthew 2:16-18|
|13||A messenger would prepare the way for Messiah||Isaiah 40:3-5||Luke 3:3-6|
|14||Messiah would be rejected by his own people.||Psalm 69:8
|15||Messiah would be a prophet.||Deuteronomy 18:15||Acts 3:20-22|
|16||Messiah would be preceded by Elijah.||Malachi 4:5-6||Matthew 11:13-14|
|17||Messiah would be declared the Son of God.||Psalm 2:7||Matthew 3:16-17|
|18||Messiah would be called a Nazarene.||Isaiah 11:1||Matthew 2:23|
|19||Messiah would bring light to Galilee.||Isaiah 9:1-2||Matthew 4:13-16|
|20||Messiah would speak in parables.||Psalm 78:2-4
|Matthew 13:10-15, 34-35|
|21||Messiah would be sent to heal the brokenhearted.||Isaiah 61:1-2||Luke 4:18-19|
|22||Messiah would be a priest after the order of Melchizedek.||Psalm 110:4||Hebrews 5:5-6|
|23||Messiah would be called King.||Psalm 2:6
|24||Messiah would be praised by little children.||Psalm 8:2||Matthew 21:16|
|25||Messiah would be betrayed.||Psalm 41:9
|26||Messiah’s price money would be used to buy a potter’s field.||Zechariah 11:12-13||Matthew 27:9-10|
|27||Messiah would be falsely accused.||Psalm 35:11||Mark 14:57-58|
|28||Messiah would be silent before his accusers.||Isaiah 53:7||Mark 15:4-5|
|29||Messiah would be spat upon and struck.||Isaiah 50:6||Matthew 26:67|
|30||Messiah would be hated without cause.||Psalm 35:19
|31||Messiah would be crucified with criminals.||Isaiah 53:12||Matthew 27:38
|32||Messiah would be given vinegar to drink.||Psalm 69:21||Matthew 27:34
|33||Messiah’s hands and feet would be pierced.||Psalm 22:16
|34||Messiah would be mocked and ridiculed.||Psalm 22:7-8||Luke 23:35|
|35||Soldiers would gamble for Messiah’s garments.||Psalm 22:18||Luke 23:34
|36||Messiah’s bones would not be broken.||Exodus 12:46
|37||Messiah would be forsaken by God.||Psalm 22:1||Matthew 27:46|
|38||Messiah would pray for his enemies.||Psalm 109:4||Luke 23:34|
|39||Soldiers would pierce Messiah’s side.||Zechariah 12:10||John 19:34|
|40||Messiah would be buried with the rich.||Isaiah 53:9||Matthew 27:57-60|
|41||Messiah would resurrect from the dead.||Psalm 16:10
|42||Messiah would ascend to heaven.||Psalm 24:7-10||Mark 16:19
|43||Messiah would be seated at God’s right hand.||Psalm 68:18
|44||Messiah would be a sacrifice for sin.||Isaiah 53:5-12||Romans 5:6-8|
Compiled by Mary Fairchild.
“I will build my assembly, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it.” Matthew 16:18
Jesus prophesied that the powers of hell will not conquer His assembly of believers. Which means if they won’t conquer it, they sure will try. Because to fail to conquer something is to have tried to conquer it. Therefore, the powers of hell will throw everything they’ve got at Christ’s assembly of followers, both corporately and individually.
Christ’s prophecy is under way and will continually be under way even though the powers of hell have no chance of winning.
Corporately, the assembly is under assault every which way: false doctrines, false preachers, false teachings, etc. See Church Reform
Individually, every Christian is under assault not only from their exposure to the corporate assembly but in their private lives as well: morally corrupt entertainment and books, evil governments and their agendas, social reengineering such as homosexuality and the redefinition of the family, sexual promiscuity, divorce, feminism, deadly pharmacology, false and ungodly scientific theories, propagandistic news, endless wars, etc.
The forces of hell have encircled the assembly of Christians. However, there’s no need for Christians to fret. See The War on Christianity
“…in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33
All that’s needed is for all to stand their ground while putting on the full armor of God (i.e., the commandments of God). See Of Legalism and Christians
“Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.” Ephesians 6:13
Now why does Jesus allow such a spiritual assault on His people? Why does He allow Christians to be pounded to no end? What does such a relentless assault accomplish?
“And I will put this third into the fire, and refine them as one refines silver, and test them as gold is tested.” Zechariah 13:9
“So that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” 1 Peter 1:7
Only those who truly love God will stand their ground in the face of such adversity. That’s why God allows such a relentless assault.
He’s testing His people to purify them.
“But He knows the way that I take; when He has tried me, I shall come out as gold.” Job 23:10
Christians and non-Christians are not treated equally upon death.
1) True Christians, who follow God’s commandments, go to be with the Lord when they die.
“We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:8
“Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.” Luke 23:43
They live and reign with Him in Heaven because they are partakers of the first resurrection (i.e., salvation in the resurrected Christ, who performed the world’s first resurrection).
“Blessed and holy are those who share in the first resurrection! The second death [or eternal hell] has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and will reign with Him for a thousand years.” Revelation 20:6
The thousand-year period is not literal, just like the thousand in the following verse is not literal either.
“For every beast of the forest is Mine, The cattle on a thousand hills.” Psalm 50:10
The word thousand in these instances means many or a great amount. The cattle on the thousand and first and second and third hills do not belong to someone else, they still belong to God.
With that same understanding, Christ is now reigning over the earth through the New Order or the New Covenant, and no one but God knows when that unlimited period will end.
2) Those who are NOT Christians are dead in spirit.
“The Spirit [of Christ] gives life because of righteousness.” Romans 8:10
The dead in spirit are placed in a holding pattern after their physical death, not in purgatory. They await Judgment Day which will come about following the thousand-year reign of Christ and the end of the world.
“They [Christians] came to life [in heaven] and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. The rest of the dead [non-Christians] did not come to life until the thousand years were completed…The dead [non-Christians] were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books… Anyone whose name was not found written in the Lamb’s Book of Life [Jesus’s Book of Life] was thrown into the lake of fire.” Revelation 20:4,5,12,15
“I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem [the Assembly of all Christians], coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her Husband [Jesus]. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, ‘Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God.’ ” Revelation 21:2-3
“Then we [Christians] who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord.” 1 Thessalonians 4:17
Does that mean every non-Christian will be thrown in the eternal fires of hell? We don’t think so, otherwise God would not have planned to waste His time judging the incredibly vast multitude that will appear before Him.
a. Jesus died to be the Savior of the whole world.
“We have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all people, and especially of those who believe.” 1 Timothy 4:10
“In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.” John 1:4
b. Because Christ is the light of all mankind, every non-Christian will have a chance to stand before God and give an account of his life. Thus, God will judge all non-Christians according to their deeds and the opportunities given them to live for Christ, and will punish those whom He decides deserve punishment.
“For he says to Moses, ‘I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.’ So it is God who decides to show mercy.” Romans 9:15,16
Those non-Christians, whom God will show mercy to (only He knows how many), would have displayed in their earthly lives – just like true Christians – the fruit of the Spirit.
“He will render to every man according to his works: to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life; but for those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury.” Romans 2:6-8
“For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified. (Indeed, when Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature things required by the law, they are a law for themselves, even though they do not have the law. They show that the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts sometimes accusing them and at other times even defending them.) This will take place on the day when God judges people’s secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.” Romans 2:13-16
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control; against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23
c. True Christians who follow Christ’s commandments will escape Judgment of Condemnation. That’s the beauty of being a true Christian. Forgiveness is asked by the Christian, and then granted by God while the Christian is still alive, repentant, and living for Christ; hence there’s no sweating before the Throne of God on Judgment Day, only a welcome hug from the Creator Himself.
“Well done, good and faithful servant!” Matthew 25:23
Still, the many so-called Christians who don’t really live the Christian life will not escape Judgment of Condemnation.
“For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.” 2 Corinthians 5:10
Conclusion: If you’re a non-Christian or a “marginal” one, don’t bet your eternal destiny on what you think you can get away with on that fateful Judgment Day. Frankly speaking, the odds are stacked against you. See Predestination and Free Will.
“Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.” John 3:36
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Following Judgment Day, Christ will start everything over.
“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea.” Revelation 21:1
No longer any sea is symbolic for no longer any abyss, the pit wherefrom came the demons.
“The dragon stood on the shore of the sea. And I saw a beast coming out of the sea.” Revelation 13:1
Therefore, there will be no more demonic and destructive forces in the new earth to contend with.
“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5
However, even now, subsequent to Satan’s crushing defeat, a certain manifestation of the new Heaven and the new Earth, in preparation for their prophesied upcoming transformation, is already being exhibited: the Earth is now under new management with Jesus reigning over it in Heaven.
“To Him be dominion forever and ever. Amen.” 1 Peter 5:11
“Great and marvelous are Your works, O Lord God, the Almighty; Righteous and true are Your ways, King of the nations!” Revelation 14:3
Bringing His dominion to bear, Christ is at work, preparing and PERFECTING a special group of people, a multitude from every generation and every nation under heaven that will inherit the New PERFECT Earth He will bring forth.
“I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands.” Revelation 7:9
“There are also bodies in the heavens and bodies on the earth. The glory of the heavenly bodies is different from the glory of the earthly bodies… It is the same way with the resurrection of the dead. Our earthly bodies are planted in the ground when we die, but they will be raised to live forever.” 1 Cor 15: 40,42
Faithful Christians will receive said heavenly bodies on resurrection day when God shuts it all down at the end of the world.
Jesus received such a body after He rose from the dead and not even His disciples could recognize Him unless He opened their eyes.
“At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not realize that it was Jesus.” John 20:14
“Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight.” Luke 24:31
Consequently, the earthly biological side Mary passed to Jesus was immediately gone upon His resurrection. But given that Jesus was crafted from the very beginning with the Divine seed when He was born, He kept His paternal and heavenly side which bore the mark of His crucifixion.
“As he spoke, he showed them the wounds in his hands and his side. They were filled with joy when they saw the Lord!” John 20:20
After His resurrection Jesus was and is now fully clothed with a heavenly body that is wholly and solely crafted by the Father Himself. It is a body that is independent of mankind’s current nature and no longer endures the weaknesses of the flesh.
On that day, when all true Christians receive such bodies, it will be a joyful day indeed.
“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the old things have passed away.” Revelation 21:4