Sunday, November 26, 2023

FAITHFUL to SCRIPTURE

 

1 Timothy 4:16

King James Version

16 Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; 

continue in them: for in doing this 

thou shalt both save thyself, 

and them that hear thee.


What is one to do, in a chaotic world?

How is one to be, in a false world?

These we've come to know.

First, we need to be born again.

We are just fooling ourselves if we think there's another way.

Surely, you've tried many ways, and got stuck somewhere, somehow.

Or you've been given false promises, and that's just the way the world is.

When GOD makes you born again, He gives you His SPIRIT.

Then SPIRIT teaches you about JESUS.

In JESUS is grace and truth.

John 1:17

King James Version

17 For the law was given by Moses, 

but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.


Your faith becomes grounded in truth.

There are no false promises, empty promises, or disappointment.

You begin to know His ways, His will, and His wisdom.

You receive the peace you so dearly desire.


What differentiates the true born again, from those who claim they are?

Our focus is on JESUS alone.

We live simple, quiet lives.

We are Berean in approach.

We live by Scripture.

We breathe Scripture.

We check with Scripture.

All the time.

Not just some of the time.

But ALL of the time.

Acts 17:11

King James Version

11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, 

in that they received the word 

with all readiness of mind, 

and searched the scriptures daily, 

whether those things were so.


We are anchored deeply in the ROCK that is CHRIST.

We do not take the popular world view.

That's why we are so unpopular.

We take CHRIST's view.

We are taught by SPIRIT.

We have given our lives to GOD.

Truth be told, it is the only path to take.

The world is in chaos.

The devil has too many devices.

There is no truth in the world.

Only through GOD's WORD can we remain sure, strong, and steady.

Only through GOD's WORD can we remain clear, childlike, and caring.

Only through GOD's WORD can we remain pure, perfect, and precise.

Or, at least, that's our objective.

Considering our many human failings.


Last night, SPIRIT led me to a timely video on the Bible's beginnings.

This morning, we wrote an article, as we digested the video's material.

We shared many links so we may remember the important points of it.

We got to know who were persecuted, as they remained true to Scripture.

We also learned who the persecutors were.

The battle remains.

The born again is outnumbered.

But these we must remember:


JESUS is the Alpha, and Omega.

Revelation 1:8

King James Version

8 I am Alpha and Omega, 

the beginning and the ending, 

saith the Lord, 

which is, and which was, and which is to come, 

the Almighty.


GOD's WORD created everything.

John 1:1-3

King James Version

1 In the beginning was the Word, 

and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

2 The same was in the beginning with God.

3 All things were made by him; 

and without him was not any thing made 

that was made.


JESUS is the WORD of GOD.

Revelation 19:13

King James Version

13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood:

and his name is called The Word of God.


JESUS is the WORD that became flesh.

John 1:14

King James Version

14 And the Word was made flesh, 

and dwelt among us, 

(and we beheld his glory, 

the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) 

full of grace and truth.


JESUS is our ONLY SOURCE of SALVATION.

Acts 4:12

King James Version

12 Neither is there salvation in any other: 

for there is none other name under heaven 

given among men, whereby we must be saved.


JESUS holds the keys to hell and death.

Revelation 1:18

King James Version

18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; 

and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; 

and have the keys of hell and of death.


JESUS will judge us in the end.

Psalm 96:8-13

King James Version

8 Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: 

bring an offering, and come into his courts.

9 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: 

fear before him, all the earth.

10 Say among the heathen that the Lord reigneth: 

the world also shall be established 

that it shall not be moved: 

he shall judge the people righteously.

11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; 

let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof.

12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: 

then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice

13 Before the Lord: 

for he cometh, 

for he cometh to judge the earth: 

he shall judge the world with righteousness, 

and the people with his truth.


Many bicker about religions.

Many prefer to remain wicked.

Many won't want to heed GOD's call.

But the true born again stays true to Scripture.

Scripture is infallible.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

King James Version

16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, 

and is profitable for doctrine, 

for reproof, 

for correction, 

for instruction in righteousness:

17 That the man of God may be perfect, 

thoroughly furnished unto all good works.


In the end, GOD's WORD is all that will remain.

JESUS told us so.

Matthew 24:35

King James Version

35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, 

but my words shall not pass away.


As such, Scripture is all we care to know.

It tells us how to live, work, and be.

All in consonance with GOD's will.

That gives us the peace we desire.

In JESUS is peace.

John 14:27

King James Version

27 Peace I leave with you, 

my peace I give unto you: 

not as the world giveth, give I unto you. 

Let not your heart be troubled, 

neither let it be afraid.


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Saturday, November 11, 2023

EXAMINE your FAITH

 

Ephesians 2:8-9

King James Version

8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; 

and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.


As I was preparing breakfast this morning, I prayed.

Just making sure I lived, and worked, by GOD's will always.

So, I asked for EXTRA guidance.

Soon as that prayer was finished, SPIRIT inspired me to write this.

He even imprinted in my mind the EXACT title:

"EXAMINE your FAITH"


I got all excited, knowing there's much to explore here.

SPIRIT knew I was especially deep in research the past week.

I was trying to get a "hold" on "something".

There was so much material, I had to make frequent stops.

Pray, research, study, stop, let it sink in.

That was the process for a week now.

I knew I was on to something important.

As always I put on my Berean cap:

Acts 17:10-11

King James Version

10 And the brethren immediately sent away 

Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: 

who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews.

11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, 

in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, 

and searched the scriptures daily, 

whether those things were so.


Yesterday, the "research" was getting cemented.

I prayed, and let SPIRIT guide me.

As it has to be, EVERY step of the way.

I cannot share with you anything half-baked.

JESUS is the BREAD of LIFE.

He alone gives the WORD.

He alone gives nourishment.

He alone gives TRUTH.

He alone has PERFECT timing.

When He says we share it today, we share it.

When He says this is what we share, that's what we share.

When He says rest, we rest.

Though everything's too exciting not to share.

The volume of work we have to do can be overwhelming.

Save for SPIRIT, I'd be lost.

Now, for the meat of the matter.


Why examine your faith?

You've seen how the spirit of the enemy of CHRIST is in the news.

He's caused death, destruction, division, and deception.

Such is his trademark.

He's also used man's addiction to media to propagate his propaganda.

Oh, how he loves we're hooked on our gadgets!

How he's thrilled we obey him blindly, and willfuly!

How he gloats at our desire for power, prestige, and prize!

He's practically in EVERY pie.

His influence is so diabolical, and far-reaching, you'd be aghast once you know.


Let's take the case of the medical profession, for example.

How many doctors care to know who they have professed their allegiance to?

You've heard of the Hippocratic Oath.

Now, let me put on my born again glasses, and tell you more.

The first paragraph from that oath, has already damned a doctor's faith, future, and focus:

"I swear by Apollo Healer, 

by Asclepius, 

by Hygieia, 

by Panacea, 

and by all the gods and goddesses, 

making them my witnesses, 

that I will carry out, 

according to my ability and judgment, 

this oath and this indenture."

  -- Wikipedia


That's enough to cause GOD's WRATH upon us.

How He hates idolatry.

Remember GOD's commandments that we HONOR Him alone? 

Exodus 20:1-7

King James Version

20 And God spake all these words, saying,

2 I am the Lord thy God, 

which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, 

out of the house of bondage.

3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, 

or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, 

or that is in the earth beneath, 

or that is in the water under the earth.

5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, 

nor serve them: 

for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, 

visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children 

unto the third and fourth generation 

of them that hate me;

6 And shewing mercy unto thousands of them 

that love me, and keep my commandments.

7 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; 

for the Lord will not hold him guiltless 

that taketh his name in vain.


To add insult, to injury, man has bought into the world's ways.

Both doctors, patients, and health care organizations alike.

Satan has put this system in place, and man has put his faith in it.

No wonder there is no true healing.

There is only pain management, life extension, and occasional healing.

But no LASTING, true healing.

For we attribute our health to many other gods.

We have put our faith in demons.

If anything, it's all business.

We really have much to correct in this world.

Only by obeying GOD's laws can we do so.

We have all been duped, deceived, and distracted.

Can you imagine what a doctor is being made to pay homage to?

REALLY think about it -- your doctor is being made to swear allegiance to gods like:

Apollo

Asclepius

Hygeia

Panacea

all the gods and goddesses


Did the Hippocratic Oath even talk about GOD?

The ONE, TRUE GOD?

The GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob?

Attributing our healing to JESUS, the physician of the soul?

Now, I realize why apostle Paul became "apostle of the Gentiles".

Or why apostle John was given the Revelation by JESUS to the seven churches.

The world, both Jew and Gentile, are in GREAT need of correction.

Now I also realize why SPIRIT asked me to dig deep into Turkey, since 31 October 2023.

In fact, we created a whole blog on it.

Why Turkey?

"Well, that's for you to find out," smiled SPIRIT.

And boy, am I finding out!

Now I'm able to dig deep into ancient roots, and ancient faith.

Especially ancient demons.

That study on Turkey led to this post you're reading now.

All the while, SPIRIT's opening many more doors for me to look into.

My computer's filled with bookmarks, and notes, and verses.

With SPIRIT helping me weave things together.

The connections, and aha moments.

Yesterday, SPIRIT gave me a particular lead.

He made me look into the Hippocratic Oath, for starters.

It was immediately apparent how we have all been programmed.

With medicine, there's health care.

With health care, there's pharmaceuticals.

And GOD knows how many other industries are involved.

With the hand of Satan in everything.

Making us serve his gods.

In DIRECT defiance of GOD's laws.

Mocking GOD all the way.

And man, following blindly, and indifferently.

Well, SPIRIT and I are not about to let you go along.

We do not want you to find yourself in the pit of hell.

We turn to JESUS, Who is EVERYTHING.

No wonder the LORD told His disciples:

Matthew 9:37-38

King James Version

37 Then saith he unto his disciples, 

The harvest truly is plenteous, 

but the labourers are few;

38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, 

that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.


And the medical profession is only ONE industry we've looked into.

There's so much more to sift through.

Satan's tentacles have infiltrated our hearts, minds, bodies, and spirits.

He has infiltrated all our homes, governments, nations, and industries.

He has corrupted our ways, and thinking.

Many of us are unaware, and indifferent.

We've sought the quick buck.

We've sought power, and prestige.

We've sought wealth, and vanity.

We've sold out.

All my blogs have shown us how we have.

I must continue where SPIRIT leads me each day.

And share with you ALL of my findings.

Not judging you, but merely waking you up.

Making you aware of where we're all going.

Or where we've been.

And where JESUS would rather take us.

John 14:2-4

King James Version

2 In my Father's house are many mansions: 

if it were not so, I would have told you. 

I go to prepare a place for you.

3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, 

I will come again, and receive you unto myself; 

that where I am, there ye may be also.

4 And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know.


John 14:6

King James Version

6 Jesus saith unto him, 

I am the way, the truth, and the life: 

no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.


1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

King James Version

16 For the Lord himself 

shall descend from heaven 

with a shout, 

with the voice of the archangel,

and with the trump of God: 

and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

17 Then we which are alive and remain 

shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, 

to meet the Lord in the air: 

and so shall we ever be with the Lord.


It's really time to examine our faith.

What do we believe in?

Who made us believe what?

Who made us buy into those beliefs?

Where is it taking us?

What is their intention?

Who are they?

As born again, I live by Scripture.

That guides me, night and day.

And every single moment.

Without which, this article wouldn't exist at all.

I would be unaware, and uncaring.

Just like most everyone.

Many are lazy, and just buy into the system.

Many are unaware, and don't care to know.

Many are afraid of the truth, and would rather stay ignorant.

Many know, and hope we don't notice.

Thank GOD for His SPIRIT, I came to know.

My faith is in JESUS, whose teachings I live by.

My spiritual foundation is sure, steady, and strong.

Built upon the ROCK, that is CHRIST.

Here are a few more things, just so you know:

-- We have a popular actor called "the Rock", when that title belongs to JESUS alone.

-- We have men of law calling themselves "Rabbis", when that title is reserved for JESUS alone.

-- We have a "Mediatrix", when only JESUS can be called the MEDIATOR.


Do you see what I'm sharing with you?

Satan made us worship many gods.

That's why we're lost, and divided.

Satan has a diabolical finger in EVERY pie.

He's taking us along with him -- to the pits of hell.

And man coasts along -- unawake, unaware, uncaring.

We have been beguiled with sweet talk, fame, fortune, vanity, beauty, and false promises.

And yet, if we'd but take a moment to sit down, and ask GOD:

"Am I doing the right thing?"

"What is the right thing to do?"

"What am I supposed to be doing?"

"What is absolute truth?"

"What is YOUR truth?"

"Who can I trust?"

"Am I going about this the right way?"

"Where is all this taking me?"

"To what end, all these?"


Yesterday was a real wake-up call for me.

Among many other wake-up calls since GOD gave me His truth.

More than ever, I see the world for what it really is -- under Satan.

More than ever, I see man for who he really is -- deceived.

More than ever, I must share the gospel with you.

Only by being born again can you be taught by SPIRIT.

In this deceived world, you need GOD's TRUTH alone.

Sure, you can do, what you've always done.

You can believe, what you've always believed.

You can live, as you've always lived.

And accept the risks that come with it.

Are you sure you want to?

All I know is, if you give your belief to other gods, you're in trouble.

In VERY, deep trouble.

As the world is today.

But the true born again has hope.

Only through JESUS are we saved.

Acts 4:12

King James Version

12 Neither is there salvation in any other: 

for there is none other name under heaven 

given among men, whereby we must be saved.


Time to wake up, folks!

Time to know who you serve.

Time to know who got you to serve those.

Time to know where you've put your faith in.

Time to be awake, aware, and alive -- through CHRIST.

So many things I've come to know lately.

By the GRACE of GOD, by the LOVE of JESUS, by the PATIENCE of the HOLY SPIRIT, I'd be able to tell you everything.

When you know Scripture, nothing is hidden from you anymore.

When you know the enemy of CHRIST, you become prayerful.

When SPIRIT teaches you, ALL become clear.

I thank GOD, for SPIRIT!


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Thursday, November 2, 2023

IMPERMANENCE of things

 


James 4:14

King James Version

14 Whereas ye know not 

what shall be on the morrow. 

For what is your life? 

It is even a vapour, 

that appeareth for a little time, 

and then vanisheth away.


What are your thoughts on life?

What are your thoughts on death?

Who do you think, has power over all that?

Being born again really teaches you differently from the world.

The world is so different from CHRIST.

No verse in the Bible will tell you of His love for worldly things.

Like He's wearing the best garb.

That He lives in a mansion.

That He rides a thoroughbred horse.

That He has so many followers.

That He's got power.

Nope, we never heard of the LORD speak of such foolish things.

He never called attention to Himself.

He was sent to save us from all that foolishness.

He was sent to save us from our sins.

He was sent to teach us about GOD.

So, when I hear about people boasting about their wealth, beauty, and power, I can only smile to myself.

All that will fade.

All that is temporary.

All that is of the world.

All that is of no importance.

All that is of Satan.

You have no idea his perverted ways.

You have no idea the imminence of the Rapture.

You have no idea the IMPERMANENCE of things.


Before the covid crisis, man was all over the place.

He was traveling, partying, enjoying, unaware, uncaring.

During the crisis, his foolishness was clipped -- somewhat.

After the crisis, he went back to his old, wild, wanton ways.

On an ever greater scale.

As if to make up for all the lockdowns.

As if there was no lesson to be learned.

As if he has no tomorrow.

Well, I can tell you about the spirit behind all that.

Revelation 12:12

King James Version

12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, 

and ye that dwell in them. 

Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! 

for the devil is come down unto you, 

having great wrath, because he knoweth 

that he hath but a short time.


He's not about to let anyone believe in JESUS.

2 Corinthians 4:4

King James Version

4 In whom the god of this world 

hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, 

lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, 

who is the image of God, 

should shine unto them.


Satan is the spirit behind all deception.

Behind all discontent.

Behind all destruction.

His vile, evil ways know no bounds.

Notice the words "vile" and "evil".

It's just a matter of rearranging that four-letter word.

That's what the enemy of CHRIST represents.

And yet, if you were to be born again, that word would be different.

Followers of JESUS know what the LORD called us to:

to "live"


JESUS wants you to live.

John 10:10

King James Version

10 The thief cometh not, 

but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: 

I am come that they might have life, 

and that they might have it more abundantly.


He does not want you to die.

2 Peter 3:9

King James Version

9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, 

as some men count slackness; 

but is longsuffering to us-ward, 

not willing that any should perish, 

but that all should come to repentance.


Through His RESURRECTION, He defeated death, and the devil:

Hebrews 2:14

King James Version

14 Forasmuch then as the children 

are partakers of flesh and blood, 

he also himself likewise took part of the same; 

that through death he might destroy him 

that had the power of death, 

that is, the devil;


Why would you want that vile, evil spirit in you?

When JESUS offers you eternal life instead?

Unbelievers have no idea what is to come.

You cannot continue as before.

It's time for everyone to WAKE up.

It's time for everyone to BELIEVE in the LORD JESUS.

Matthew 24:37-38

King James Version

37 But as the days of Noah were, 

so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

38 For as in the days that were before the flood 

they were eating and drinking, 

marrying and giving in marriage, 

until the day that Noe entered into the ark,

39 And knew not until the flood came, 

and took them all away; 

so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.


If you're not a believer in JESUS, it's time to be.

If you're a backsliding born again, it's time to be perfect.

If you're skeptical, only the HOLY SPIRIT can teach you.

If you don't care to listen, only GOD's WRATH can show you.

By then, it will be too late for you.

SPIRIT and I wrote this post, to make you awake, aware, and alert.

It is my duty as workman, and watchman.

We would not want you to perish.

JESUS warned us early on:

Mark 1:15

King James Version

15 And saying, 

The time is fulfilled, 

and the kingdom of God is at hand: 

repent ye, 

and believe the gospel.


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