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Repent First

November 24, 2009

“Regret” is a plain sense of sorrow for offensive or immoral behavior. “Penitence” is a sincere admission of transgression with an implication that the penitent intends to undertake moral improvement. “Contrition” is an absolute relinquishment of self to complete and perfect penitence for misdeeds. “Compunction” is a simple pang of conscience for a contemplated action of questionable morality. To “REPENT” is a deep commitment to turn away from our sin (or that which offends God).
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We must REPENT and give control of our life to God. This is God’s Blessing to us, by His Grace, to exercises our gift of “freewill” to choose Him, REPENT, and follow Jesus’ path. Glory to the Lamb of God! In His infinite mercy and inconceivable love, He forgives us and blesses us, even when we do not deserve it.
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Today’s evangelists are doing a great disservice to their listeners by preaching a watered down version of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Their words serve only Satan, as their followers fall away from Grace and God’s Blessings He intended for us. We cannot be seeking, or doing, God’s Will for us as we live for the world. We fool ourselves into believing that we must get by in the world, or give into desires of the flesh, and God does not hold it against us.
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We live in ‘secret sin’, or what we consider ‘little sins’, which aren’t hurting anyone. If it offends God, who is Holy without compromise, it hurts us and our relationship with Him. We can’t possibly receive that which He has intended for us. We may feel like everything is fine, and we are getting away with our desires, for now, but, we are heading for disaster. Many live in adultery, or with hate for one another, and say they are “Blessed by God”. They are so confused.
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Many people are walking around calling themselves Christians, and believing they are, but, live far out of the Will of the Father (Mat 7:21). They live in iniquity, which they never gave up from the time they said a little prayer, sometime ago, and tagged themselves “Christian”. God hates all sin, large or small. The watered down Gospel we receive does not depict the true God’s Holy and Just nature. Evangelists would have us believe that attempting ‘good works’ by walking in righteousness is not what God expects from us. The truth is, ‘good works’ will not alone get us to Heaven, but, is completely expected of us, by God’s commands.
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I encourage you to read The Four Step Program if you are seeking knowledge regarding salvation, and what it takes. It really is very simple, but, it is acquired in steps, not just one simple act of reciting a prayer and saying we believe it. I say to you, out of love, you are only fooling yourself and gain nothing if you have not truly turned your life over to the Lord. If life went on as usual for you, and you do nothing to resist temptations, and live in sin, you were never really saved at all.
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The first step in accepting God’s greatest gift of salvation, is to admit we are a sinner. Then we must repent, or turn away from that which offends God (sin). We do not become sinless Saints. We are still human, and expected to slip. We are convicted by the Holy Spirit in our hearts that we have offended God, and we immediately repent, and ask forgiveness. He is faithful to forgive us. We do not continue with the sin, until we are satisfied, knowing it is wrong, but, we will seek forgiveness afterward.
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Our own President claims to be a Christian, but, supports killing God’s creations. What a horrible message to the people he leads, that you can be a Christian and choose any ridiculous thing in life regardless it offends God in the most heinous ways. These types of Christians have no idea what the Bible says, or believe it. This is what a Christian is. A follower of Jesus’ Gospel, and God’s commands. We cannot call ourselves Christian and do evil. It is mixing water with oil…it doesn’t!
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The Blood of Jesus does not mix with sin, it covers it, washes it clean. The very first thing to be accomplished in order for us to be washed clean by the blood, is to repent, and stay away from sin as much as possible. If we are aware that what we are doing is wrong, God always provides a way out of temptation. We cannot use the excuse, “The devil made me do it”. We have been given intelligence to know right from wrong. We have been given the Holy Spirit, if we truly accepted Christ, and if we seek His assistance, He will assist us out of temptation, always.
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God does not force us to turn away from sin, or the world. He gave us freewill, to choose for ourselves. This is what our salvation is dependant upon. Our choosing to walk in the other direction, away from the world and fleshly desires, is exactly what a Christian makes. We are also expected to read His Word, and serve Him, by speaking of His ‘goodness’ to others.
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The Lord’s Word is clear, and inerrant. If we do not believe that, then we are not “Christians”. We have compromised the commands of the Gospel, to suit our desires. Hence so many religions which are supposedly based on the Holy Bible. Everyone wants to interpret God’s Word to suit their own needs and desires. It is not a smorgasbord, where we pick and choose what we like for today. Just like man’s law, or civil law, we cannot decide we don’t like the way it sounds, so we don’t have to obey it, as it was written by men.
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God’s law was written by men, by the will of God, and the accounts of Jesus’ life. Man’s law was written by men, by the will of the people, mostly inspired by God’s law. We cannot choose to ignore man’s law. God’s desire for a relationship with us, is based on our faith, and depends on our exercising our freewill to choose Him. However, we must take the narrow path, that leads to the narrow gate, into His Kingdom.
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Evangelists not only lie, but, take snippets out of context, to support their Warm and Fuzzy Sermons. They count on appealling to those, especially whom, refuse to get into the Word on their own. They sell books, many books, appealing to those, especially whom, refuse to repent, but, do not want to realize they are so far away from God. We cannot blame the evangelist as we are standing in Judgement.

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The Four Step Program

July 1, 2009


For a few months I have been spreading the same message through my articles on various pages, discussion groups on other’s Christian pages, and wherever possible. I have been doing this through obedience to the Lord and with the help of His Divine guidance. It certainly has not set well with other Christians, and especially with evangelists and top televangelists.

I have received countless negative feedback and requests to stay out of discussions as my message totally conflicts with their ‘warm and fuzzy’ sermons and attractive websites. Out of over thirty requests to exchange links with other’s pages, I received two. Praise the Lord for that and God Bless them. As most know I have a full list of various links with different Christian points of view. I may not subscribe to everything they are preaching, teaching, or advising, but, as I responded in their rejection letters (the ones gracious enough to send a letter), It is about spreading the Word and leading people in the right direction. If my page is not appealing enough to someone seeking answers, then at least they may be led by other’s.

Abortion, and support for it, is just as prevalent among Christians as anyone else. Divorce rate is 50%; 29% of those are Christians. Sexual amorality has no distinction among Christians, yet so many think all who profess Christianity will go to Heaven; millions will be taken in the rapture.

As many of whom follow my articles have known, the constant theme is, many who think they are going to heaven, simply are not. This is not popular among many, as you can imagine. There are the ones who think they don’t have to believe in anything, as long as they are ‘good’. This group covers many, from atheists to people sitting in church to appease someone else. There are the ones who think they don’t have to believe Jesus is the only way, but, claim they are Christian. Oprah is the high priestess of that new religion. Then, there are the ones to which I have been called to reach out to; the ones that said the prayer of salvation at some point, and claim they are Christian only for that reason. They rely on what they think is a Bible believing Pastor to feed them all the words they need. The problem is, many of those Pastors will not see Heaven. They think because Jesus died horribly for our sins, they won’t pay for a sin free-for-all.

Just because a man is standing in front of a crowd and he has a license to minister does not mean he is a true man of God. If he is a televangelist the odds are even greater he is not a man of God. This is not to say that everyone who is on the two most popular Christian networks is not to be trusted, but, you must discern. It is our individual responsibility to know God’s Word, and know when it is abused. There are so many of whom say God speaks to them all the time and they are passing His message to you. That makes them a prophet. A prophet in a $3,000(US) suit, selling blessings to meet your budget. I have always felt such sorrow for those who could not afford a blessing and missed out. Actually, if they just picked up a Bible and found out what it really means to be a Christian, they would receive more blessing than they would know with what to do. The only one receiving anything is the televangelist… all your money. They will convince you it is God’s Will that they live better than most, in order to spread God’s Word.

Most of today’s evangelists are teaching the same misguided doctrine. They have plucked out of context those scriptures which, viewed partially, backs up their worldly message of don’t worry about sin; or ‘if it feels good – do it’, you will be forgiven. For the most part, they take passages from letters from Paul TO OTHER CHRISTIANS. Paul was not writing spam to heathens in hopes they would ignorantly follow and be duped into believing. He was writing to Christians to encourage them and let them know how important it was to not forget the mission of spreading God’s Word. They are already presumed to be without sin on a regular basis.

Everybody is aware of John 3:16, but, this passage became not as popular with the evangelists as did Paul’s letter to the Romans 10:9, That if you shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved. There are many other instances similar to this, but, this being the most used. Whether it is implied, or mistakenly received, so many, no, too many believe this is saying all you have to do is believe, and you will be back in Kansas, like Dorothy.

If we were to read on from Romans 10:9, we would clearly see this passage is to provoke in us the witness to others, which was the gift given to us as believers. It does not mean all we need to do is believe Jesus died for our sin and go on sinning. As believers, we also are professing we believe His Word, in its integrity. To suggest to a believer that God’s law was just Old Testament “legalism” and it doesn’t have to be regarded in these modern times, is ridiculous. The legalism of which they refer, pertained to how they wore their beards, or proper attire, or how to worship in regards to what was available at the time. Not the commandments. When Paul wrote his many letters to believers, it was much easier to be without sin in those days, when they had none of the temptations we have today. This does not mean it is alright to give into the temptations of today, because there are so many… too many for us to deal with.

The temptations must be dealt with, regardless the rest of the world has gone in the wrong direction and succumbed to Satan’s lies. We as believers are supposed to be aware of the commandments and make every attempt to follow His word, rather than cherish iniquity, and presume God will not judge us as we have chosen to follow the world, instead. God doesn’t even figure into our path of selfish choices, and we have been given the false message He doesn’t want us to be unhappy in whatever situation we’ve been given, so, it is OK to sin to get out of it; and He will forgive us afterward. This is wickedness, which we rationalize, to serve our own ‘worldly’ desires.

Many call themselves Christians as they belong to a church and believe there is ‘some kind of God’. They do not know what kind, because just like atheists, they block out the evidence which is contrary with their views, so as to support their lifestyle. They have never said the prayer of salvation, and like atheists, are stubborn to do so, as they know it would mean making changes and giving up their iniquity. These people, including atheists, are in a much better situation to go to Heaven than most professed believers, which whom, have said the prayer of salvation. This is simply because the atheists always have the opportunity to repent and accept Christ as their Saviour. The disillusioned ‘believer’ will be caught off guard one day, as they are blind to the fact they are not saved. Even Oprah has a chance to realize how completely stupid she is, regardless how rich she is, and drop to her knees and repent. When they do realize their calamity and say the salvation prayer, hopefully they will realize it is a package, a multi-step process, and not just in and of itself, saying it, means they are saved.

The prayer of salvation can be stated in many ways, as long as all the requirements are covered. The most basic, and effective wordage would be as follows:

Lord God, I am a sinner. I repent of my sins, and ask your forgiveness. I believe you died on the cross for my sins because you love me. I now ask you to come into my heart and be Lord of my life.

By saying this prayer to Jesus and meaning it with all your heart, you are committing to four basic and very prominent steps to ensuring your salvation.

Step 1. You are confessing you are a sinner. This is where you should take a few moments to acknowledge your most prevalent iniquity to the Lord. Whoever walks another through this prayer should allow for this moment of meditation between the recipient and His Saviour.

Step 2. You vow to the Lord you will repent, or turn away from, your sin, and ask His forgiveness. All your sin, not just the big ones, but, you’ll hang onto the ones you conceive to be not so bad, as this will surely make Him happy; you gave up the big ones, right? God hates all sin. ALL sin; big or little. If you are making a commitment, you go all the way. We do not bargain with God on which sins would be OK to keep. We are promising to not intentionally sin. This why the first thing we should do is find a Bible and learn His commandments; and always know it is His law, now and forever. You are now, also, stating to yourself you are dead to sin.

Step 3. You are letting the Lord know you believe with all your heart that he came to earth as one of us, but, innocent, and in a humble way, and suffered what NO man would ever, just to give you this opportunity to believe in Him and what He stands for, and therefore enabling you to share the Kingdom of Heaven. If we don’t believe this, we don’t stand a chance, but, that is not saying that is all we have to believe. Otherwise, the prayer of salvation would be quite short. “I believe you died and was raised again”. No commitment on our part, other than to believe that? Interesting.

Step 4. You are giving up your will for your life and telling God you now want only His will for you. You are seceding to the fact your way doesn’t work, no matter how much you think it does, and seeking His way. If you seek after His Word and truly repent, He will allow the Holy Spirit to guide you through everyday life in a way that will keep you righteous. He will show you how to resist temptation and live in the mainstream and yet be faithful to Him. If we do not follow the Will of the Father, He will say “Depart from me, I never knew you“.

After completing this process, you will immediately experience a profound change in yourself and your life, if you were sincere. But, the point here is, the commitment here, on our part, is a package deal. It is never expressed in God’s Word, anywhere, that all we have to do is say that little prayer, and profess we believe it. God knows we are sinners by nature, and He is faithful to forgive us, as we acknowledge our slip up, and repent. We cannot hide any sin, and He will not ignore any sin, regardless how we rationalize it. Our Lord is more Holy than we can conceive. We are so fortunate that He is. We cannot take advantage of His goodness, however, or He will let us know of His wrath, real quick. If He was not a just God, we would not have a prayer.

Gal 2:20, It is no longer I who live, but, Christ who lives in me, and this life I must live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave His life for me.

Larry Huch, a well known televangelist, is waving his Bible at his audience and entertaining them with the idea they may sin; as God did not expect “Americans in 2009” to be bound by His Word as it was two thousand years ago. I am not making that up. That is exactly what Mr. Huch said. Hopefully very few believe him when he speaks garbage like that, because, just like Oprah, if she doesn’t change her ways, he will go to hell.

I have had many letters from ‘believers’ stating we cannot lose our salvation. Really?!! You go right on believing that, if you insist. But first, you should read Matthew, chapter 7, over and over apparently, until you get it. Wouldn’t a little reading with an open mind be worth not going to hell? There are so many passages pertaining to sin and iniquity, and what it means to God. I don’t find anywhere it means you can keep right on doing it and still go to Heaven, because a false prophet said you will. God expects us to go through great suffering, if need be, to stand for our beliefs, and we will be blessed after this life on earth as we know it. Nowhere in the Bible does it say we are promised riches or complete happiness, except through Him. If we have anything that would be of help to another, we are to give it up. Why do we believe that a man, or woman, wearing expensive clothes and jewelry, living in mansions obtained from spreading the Gospel, are holy people? We rationalize they deserve riches as they are doing such ‘good works’. God doesn’t expect everyone to be poor, but, He doesn’t expect everyone to enter the kingdom of Heaven, either.

Warm and Fuzzy Sermons: Serve Only Satan

March 14, 2009

Rev, 3:3: Remember then what you received and heard; obey it, and repent. If you do not wake up, I will come like a thief in the night, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.

The other day I was listening to a well known televangelist, Larry Huch, who was preaching about divorce. He stated if you are divorced it is perfectly fine to get remarried as God wants you to be happy. He used the analogy that before he was a preacher he was a drug dealer with a biker gang and committed numerous crimes; if God forgave him for all he has done, he will certainly forgive you just because you don’t wish to be lonely. What?…What?!!!

After the televised sermon, he then gave his epilogue from his office. He began slapping his Bible (at least it appeared to be a Bible) and adamantly stated he “Found nothing in this Bible where God condemns getting divorced and remarried”. He may not be dealing the drugs anymore, but, he is definitely using them.

To give the evangelist the benefit of the doubt, perhaps he prepared his poorly researched sermon with a tool such as the Blue Letter Bible (online). Literally, there is no mention of divorce in the King James version. It is referred to as “Put Away“, which can be found 5 times in The Old Testament, and 7 times in The New Testament. The NIV refers to “divorce”. The other alternative, which is highly believable with today’s evangelistic ‘BIG BUSINESS’, is that he is intentionally trying to entertain his audience with the ‘warm and fuzzy/ don’t feel guilty/ blank check sin’ sermon. Intentional or ignorant, he is not a candidate for Heaven, to put it politely. Neither is anyone who believes him.

Here are the scriptures just from the New Testament: Mat,5:31-32; 19:3; 19:9; Mark, 10:2; 10:11; Luke, 16:18; and 1Cor, 7:11. For the most part, they all say the same thing: If you get divorced and remarry, unless you reconcile, it is adultery. If you marry someone who is divorced, it is adultery.

These scriptures are quoting Jesus, himself. I don’t know how much more clear it could be. The Bible, as a whole, is written allegorically, so as to present evidence to us morons, it is true. Parables and symbols and references over thousands of years by dozens of Saints and Prophets who had no knowledge of each others books, all come together and are canonized in one book, The Bible; the True Word of God. Whether we choose to believe it, or not, is a result of God’s gift of free will to us. Just because you don’t believe it…It is still true.

All throughout the Bible, God warns us to beware of false prophets. That includes evangelists, who claim God is talking to them, and teaching the wrong word. This is how Satan deceives, and robs us of our salvation. Ignorance is no excuse for those who listen to them either. Hos, 4:6 “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge”. This means ignorance is no excuse. You won’t be able to blame the teacher, as you were responsible to pick up a Bible and check it out. So sin away, it is your choice. You will be keeping the misleading preachers company during the Tribulation.

I am so sick of hearing these preachers by the dozens claim we aren’t supposed to feel guilty. Whether intentional, or they’re just bad speakers, they have no business telling people they should not feel guilty about sin. In the (former) drug dealers case, he is forgiven for his previous sin, washed clean. As he continues to sin (and blaspheme) and disregards God’s commandments, he will go to hell, no matter how much he claims to believe in Jesus. This whole “legalism” argument is getting ridiculous. We still have to obey God’s laws to the best of our ability. He forgives sin past, as we repent, and we move on, staying on a path of righteousness. If we slip, and repent right away, He is forgiving. This idea of not feeling condemned for sin we are still committing, consciously, is absurd. You better feel condemned, and correct it; Fast!

Just saying we believe in Jesus and calling ourselves Christians, does NOT guarantee Heaven, let alone the rapture. The rapture is when Jesus brings His faithful up with Him before the Tribulation. His faithful are the ones who have done their level best to keep His Commandments and believe His Word, in its integrity. Pick up a Bible for your own sake; read it, learn it. It is your eternity. The idiots you are listening to won’t be an excuse.

Mat, 7:21-23: “Not everyone who says ‘Lord, Lord’, will enter the kingdom of Heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in Heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many deeds of power in your name?’ Then I will declare to them, I never knew you; go away from me you evil doers”.

I am no Theologian, but, this is very clear, even to this ‘dumb ‘ol ranch hand’. That is Jesus’ words. You better wake up. Forget about these ‘warm and fuzzy’ sermons. If you’ve read my Oprah article, you see Oprah has claimed to be a Christian. Do you think she is going to heaven or the rapture? It is a dangerous thing, this anti-law sermon evangelists came up with to sooth their tithers. True enough, The Old testament, before Jesus paid for our sins, set forth the Law of God. There was no other way to be blessed or stay out of hell, except to adhere to the law. So now you think, because you say you ‘believe’ in Jesus, you are meeting Jesus in the sky. You think the commandments were smashed, like when Moses was mad. That is a metaphor. The commandments are alive and well.

Remember the demons? They believed in Jesus, that doesn’t mean they are going to Heaven. Do you really think our new President Obama will come up missing with the rapture? Do you think anyone who kills babies stands a chance, unless they drop to their knees right now and repent? God says anyone who has hate in their heart for someone is considered a murderer. When you hear these things from the Bible, do you think it was God’s suggestion book; He is saying try these things and if they don’t suit you I will give you a consolation prize in Heaven???!!!!

This is from The Sermon on the Mount (Mat,7:13): “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road is easy that leads to destruction, and there are many who take it. For the gate is narrow and the road is hard that leads to life, and there are few who find it.”

Mr. Huch, do you really think this means if it feels good, do it? Do you really think that because Jesus said this over two thousand years ago, it doesn’t apply to us “Gentiles in America“? Yes, you said that. When you come down off your ‘high’, look back at the tapes. Maybe you’ll scratch your head and say, “Did I say that?” You are responsible for giving people that impression, even though they are responsible for finding out you are a tool of Satan, on their own. Satan is just resting his head back, grinning at all this warped evangelism.

If you have read any of my previous articles, you should be getting a feel for my passion by now. It breaks my heart that my assignment (or calling) is to reach out to people which whom profess to be Christians, but don’t get it. If there is any chance the rapture is relatively soon, which I believe like so many others, it is, then you really need to start considering getting your head out of the sand. It is not worth gambling your salvation away.

Aside from your salvation, if you are a Christian, you should be seeking the Lord’s face, in love with Him. Mel Gibson’s movie, “The Passion of the Christ” does a better job than any previous production or literature that depicted His suffering for us. Some are squeamish to watch it. I’ve heard people say it is morbid to watch it. I say keep watching it, until you’ve embedded it in your mind and heart what your Savior did for you.

Jesus was Innocent, sinless, and loving. He knew exactly what faced Him, but, He willingly went through that, to which no man on this earth would ever subject himself. He was dragged and beaten and humiliated before He was whipped with hunks of steel and glass until His flesh was made like hamburger. A normal man would not have survived that far. Then, He had a crown of thorns forced into his skull and carried the cross to where He would be nailed to it. During all this, He never uttered a word in His own defense. He willingly went through all this for your benefit; and you deny Him?!

Whether, or not, you believe in the end times due to ignorance, are you willing to gamble so many are wrong? Are you that sure it is so far away, you don’t have to be concerned, even though, thousands of experts are warning the stage is set…it could be any time? God does not want us to be condemned for past sins, which are forgiven, and forgotten. He never said you shall be forgiven in advance for sins you have not turned away from, or contemplating doing, as so many believe. We cannot do evil works against our neighbor, or brother, or spouse, and be assured we are going to heaven or the rapture, because we utter we are Christians. According to scripture, we are not even faithful to Him if we don’t witness to others; and I’m speaking primarily to supposed Christians.

John, 14:15: “If you love me, you will keep my commandments…”

What about non-believers? Most ‘Christians‘ are not full believers, and they are in trouble. If you happen to have read this far and you are not saved, or even think you were saved at one time, but, not quite sure where you would stand if something happened to you today, it is very simple. It is so simple that most people don’t even grasp the concept. God (the only true God) wanted fellowship with us. He couldn’t just forgive our sins ‘across the board’ without some effort or commitment on our part, or He wouldn’t be a just God. So he sent His Son to be slaughtered for us, and all we have to do is believe in Him and be faithful. We cannot just say we believe, and ‘spit’ on Him by blatantly disregarding His Word.

All you have to do is open your heart to Him and repent (or turn away from sin) and talk to Him, pray to Him: Lord Jesus, I am a sinner. I repent, and ask you to forgive me. I believe you died for my sins and I thank you Lord. I ask you now to come into my heart and be Lord of my life.

If you prayed that prayer, congratulations, you are now a Christian and when you see me in the rapture you can tell me about it. Once you become a Christian, however, the word Christian becomes a verb (an action word). That means you must do… Do anything. Do everything you can to show people you are faithful to the one true God who saved you. Pick up a Bible, and learn to rely on it. You don’t even have to start at the beginning and read it all the way straight through. Start anywhere, just start. The Bible is designed by God in a way that He will speak to you through it. Grow in a relationship with Him, He wants that, and He will never leave you; trust in Him and His Word. He wants to be your Father, but, you must be His child.

Find a church and fellowship with other Christians. Rely on His Word and prayer to discern whether what you hear is ‘biblical integrity’.

Blasphemy: The New Pandemic

February 23, 2009
I stood on the shore and looked out over the ocean.
It was so beautiful and peaceful, rested my soul.
I came a long way to see this, anticipating.
It was so refreshing, yet so full of sorrow.
Edward Snyder 

                                              

                                                                                                                                                            Let me start off saying: I am far from perfect, but, I strive to be what God wants me to be. A lot of people would dispute my claim of trying to know the Lord more intimately. They are people who have been close to me, however, never knew me. The one person who would scoff the loudest would be my ex-wife. She can spit out scriptures to impress. She will say to a coworker if anybody doesn’t like all the scriptures and godly inspirations on her desk, that’s just too bad. She boasts that it wasn’t her that sold a house, but, God; she is truly blessed. For the sake of her privacy, I will call her Ronda. Ronda is the one whom educated me on the evil eye. It was very hard for me to accept that she was the evil eye in my life.

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This isn’t an article on ex-wife bashing, but, Ronda is the typical example of blasphemy disguised as Christianity, and self righteousness. Their own ambitions, expectations and agendas blind them to God’s Will and love for them. They don’t truly believe God can move in their life, they must take charge. Many people attend churches regularly and worship with all their might while there. They leave church and go be the rudest people on the planet. Ronda sells homes and is trained in sizing people up as soon as they walk in the door, so as to know what type of personality she needs to be to gain their confidence. She generates this act of really caring about the client’s needs and out to fight the establishment for them. If they only knew how she talked about them later. Unfortunately, Ronda sized up my personality type, and became just what she thought I needed. I know too well how she talked about me later. She never really cared who I was in my soul. She only was attentive when I spilled my guts about my past so she could use it as weapons against me when the time was right. Even more unfortunate, I really cared about her, which opened me up for the attack. She viewed my kindness as a weekness. She would have you believe I am the anti-Christ and she had no part in the destruction of our marriage. Actually, she was guilty of most of the things she accused me of, but, she hides behind the veil of Christianity.

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As are most people who call themselves Christians, Ronda is convinced her salvation is stamped and certified. They seem to be misled into believing that no matter how they deceive and mistreat people, God has already forgiven them and they are going to heaven. That misconception is entirely the responsibility of Evangelists who take bits and pieces from the Bible and convince them they shouldn’t feel guilty. This is exactly what they want to hear (warm and fuzzy sermons), so they keep coming back, which is the most important thing to the Evangelists…NUMBERS.

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  • $170 you will receive a super special blessing
  • And for just $1700 if you rush to the phone you will get the Super Special Deluxe Blessing, but it’s a limited time offer.

How can any sane person think that as long as they sort of believe that Jesus was the son of God and died for our sins (but don’t really believe all God’s Word) they can continue to do any despicable thing and they are going to be received in Heaven with open arms? Today’s preachers are teaching people the more they give, the more they will get in return, and that is exactly the only reason why they give. They are looking for a return on their money. They do things for other people, only if someone is watching, so it impresses, or abolishes their evil works. Some of the TV Evangelists should give up their infomercials and drop to their knees and repent before it is too late. They preach about the rapture (when God brings His faithful up to Heaven before the Tribulation), but, they wont be going. They are not faithful. They are not preaching God’s Word, they are twisting it and perverting it to make money. They claim, and some even believe(like Ronda), they are blessed by God. That is impossible. God will never bless those who pervert His Word or hold bitterness in their hearts…IT WON’T HAPPEN! Rather, they are enabled by the enemy and have a long way to turning their hearts around before Jesus(or the Holy Spirit) can ever come into their heart. They think, or claim, God speaks to them…they need to get over themselves, and get with reality, before it is too late.

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Most atheists are considerate and polite and charitable people, they just won’t see heaven; many Christians feel they have a “License To Kill”. Will they really see heaven when they have consciously blasphemed?

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We are supposed to give from our heart, no strings, and God knows our heart. You cannot fool God. When I was young and stupid (26), a business associate, friend, and my pastor, once admitted to me that he became a minister as a business decision, as there are so many hurting people out there and they are dying to give there money to someone- it might as well be him. There is nothing in the New Testament that states God promises monetary wealth, but, spiritual wealth is what we are to strive for. In the Old Testament He rewarded those who were obedient to His law with earthly riches. The New Covenant which Jesus brought us was intended to teach us that the worldly things are not important and our reward for being humble and loving Christians is eternal life. The only way God could give us a break for our sins and the opportunity to have a personal relationship with Him, was to give us the choice of whether to believe in Jesus, His most precious Son. That is not a popular sermon, however, and if preached people would look for a church which pumps them up and makes them feel good. This enables people to defuse their conscience and seek all they can obtain in this life, no matter who they hurt in the process. They will premeditatedly sin, and seek God’s forgiveness afterward. This is cherished iniquity.

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This is all a form of blasphemy. When people use the name of our Saviour, or twist his word, for personal gain it is unforgivable. No matter what they profess to believe, if what is in their heart is contrary to the true Word of God they may as well make their plans to be around for the Tribulation. There will be many ministers who take credit for saving people wondering where everybody went post rapture. Judging by their integrity, I predict most ‘left behind’, self-professed Christians will accept the mark of the beast.

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Matthew 7:21-23: “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but, onlt the one who does the will of my Father in Heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prosephesy in your name?’  Then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me you evil doers’.”     This Jesus speaking to believers.

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God knows what is in our heart. We are all sinners, every single human on the face of this earth. Nobody is without sin and we all come short of the Glory of our Lord. We are all the same in His eyes. He is forgiving, but, His Word is clear and constant and never changes; nor can we change it. His Word is to be respected and if we try to change it for our own needs or lifestyle, that is blasphemy.

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Most Muslims believe if you are able to take advantage of someone for personal gain, even if they get hurt in the process, then it was your time to be blessed and their time to learn a lesson in life. More and more Christians are secretly taking on this same belief. They rationalize either ignoring another person in need, or taking advantage of another person in need. So many people who wave their arms in service on Sunday, or pray the loudest, or take communion are going to be very shocked when they are LEFT BEHIND. Jesus taught to love and pick up a brother or sister(or spouse) in need, even if it hurts. Others first is God’s Word. Me first is New Age, or the enemy. My wife, telling me I wasn’t the Christian leader I needed to be, inflicted unnecessary pain, and is proud of it to this day. First, nobody leads Ronda except when she is creating that illusion, and second, she stands in church and holds her arms up toward Heaven, worshiping with tears in her eyes, then goes right back to her bitter ways like turning off the faucet. Her favorite expression is “I deserve to be selfish” and feels she has to be in control; not her husband, definitely not God. She expected to vilify her husband 90% of the time, be civil 10%, but, seeks God’s Blessing 100%. Sure!

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When an argument started heating up between my wife and I and I mentioned anything to the effect our behaviour wasn’t godly, she would exclaim “Leave God out of this!” We would, and it would just get uglier.

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Once again, I am not venting over the way my ex-wife mistreated me, rather, she is the perfect example for me to reach out to those of you who profess to be believers, when you do not trust or believe in the Word of God, truly. Satan tricks us into believing there is no rapture or we have a long time to make up for what we’ve done, before we ever have to worry about that. Especially when someone has it in their heart to be in control over others, Satan knows this is contrary to God’s Word and can use it to destroy a person’s salvation and the salvation of those around them. Once a person has embraced the desire to control and manipulate, the enemy can enable them and even empower them to accomplish their goal. As with my wife, she would be so convinced her success was blessings from God.

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Satan also tricks believers, and non-believers alike, into believing there is no reason to be concerned of the end times or a rapture. That is why throughout the Word of God you will find warning after warning to beware of false profits. Satan has used countless subjects, mostly reverends and pastors and many we didn’t hear of in the media, to project this ‘falsehood’ attitude and disbelief accord regarding the ‘end of the world’. The Moons, Karesh’s and Jim Jones of the past have created the image in most hearts it is silly to believe the true Word of God. First, the Earth will never end, but, Jesus will return to judge the world and before he does there will be great suffering and the world as we know it will end. He has promised to spare his faithful by bringing us up to Heaven before that happens. Now, you have heard several times, through some sort of media, this is going to happen. Stop to think for one second: this is not one delusional mad man you are hearing this from. All Theologians are in agreement that by all biblical indications this is soon to happen. If you are even somewhat familiar with just the key parts of God’s Word and believe, you will see it could happen tonight, right as I am typing this. Are you really willing to gamble you are right over everyone else, even though you do not have near the evidence you should to base that conclusion? The wager is you will be LEFT BEHIND. What you think is so important in this world now will be gone in a blink of the eye.

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Too many Christians are spiritually retarded. They have the totally wrong idea of what it means to be a Christian and yet are the first to judge others. They have been misled by Pastors who are either corrupt, or confused themselves, for so long, they are convinced that their superficial act is all they need to assure their salvation; when in private they are instruments of evil. I have relied on my personal relationship with the Lord to get me through troubled times. I have not shared my feelings or problems with anyone at length, except my Lord, but, when my Bible group AND Pastor knew my wife left, they distanced themselves from me. When I finally called them on it, they claim it is “Tough Love”. What? What!!? When I didn’t make it to church around the holidays, anyone is yet to call and check on me to see if I am O.K. I considered the pastor my friend; at least he said he was. The church has about 25 members on a good day. Hopefully it will stay small as new believers stay away from this kind of Christianity. All need to accept Christ as our Saviour, BUT, discern whether a church, or anyone, is acting out of love and God’s word. The only way to know is to familiarize yourself with God’s Word. I assure you it is based on love and mercy and never personal gain or sparing ourselves from the inconvience of helping others.

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Rather than striving only for numbers, pastors or churches need to take care of the numbers they have. It definitely is important to work as diligently as we can to show people the need to give their life to Christ. It is just as important to follow up with the ones who have, so they don’t fall back. It is equally as important to teach the Word of God with integrity, as it is to get people saved, or what use is it? If you, as a pastor, do not care about being left behind, what about all the people you are misleading? You are responsible and you will be accountable.

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Definition of integrity:
the quality or state of being complete; unbroken condition; wholeness; entirety
the quality or state of being unimpaired; perfect condition; soundness
the quality or state of being of sound moral principle; uprightness, honesty, and sincerity

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Note: To all pastors, televangelists, ministers of any kind providing the Word of God to Christians; copy and paste the above definition to notepad, print, cut out with scissors and tape it to your Bible or wallet or whatever gets your attention the most. Any deviation from the same is despicable and your salvation is at hand.

For more reading on the Rapture and Bible Prophecy and don’t miss the Hal Lindsey Report .

If you have never given your heart to the Lord, or you are not sure of your salvation, it is very simple. God made it simple for us. After admitting that you are a sinner, you need to ask forgiveness and let Jesus know that you believe that He died for you and that you want Him to be Lord of your life. A simple prayer will do, just say, “Lord Jesus I am a sinner, I ask your forgiveness and I want to thank you for dying on the cross for me and my sins and I want you to become Lord of my life”. That’s all you need to do, trust him and he will start changing your life for the better. Start reading the Bible and ask him to teach you, he will. Ask him to direct you to a good church that teaches his word, he will guide you. Start praying and asking him to direct your life, he will teach you how to live. And for Heaven sake forgive others as He has forgiven you.

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Please read I Peter 4:1-11. *** If you don’t have a Bible yet, you may purchase a nice one for very low prices at my Bible Integrity Store. I recommend, in addition to a King James Version, The Evidence Bible by Kirk Cameron and Ray Comfort. If Someone in your life is obsessed with being in control and wreaking havoc, then please watch this 25 minute video (just click link and click play button). We are all sinners by nature. Our Lord is merciful, and not draconian, by nature. If you make every attempt to be righteous in His Word, He will surely Bless you. Proverbs, 3:5 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding”.

Preparing For Tragedy

February 22, 2009

  

He Has Seen You

He Has Seen You

 

 There is tragedy in all our lives at one time or another. For most of us, this is true more so today. With all the evil in the world, and our means to do anything about it dwindle, everyone will be affected by some form of tragedy. Usually, that is when most people call to God, either in anger or anguish. Some think God is responsible for devastation in our lives. Most believers will take on the attitude He should have done something to prevent it, or He did something to cause it, as a form of punishment.

When tragedy strikes, non-believers shout, “Where is your God?!”  Well, I say to you, with all my heart, He is there, with you. He did not cause tragedy, we do. It is a cumulative effort on the part of all humanity which follows the ways of the world, led by Satan. We make bad things happen, through sin, and evil behavior. Unfortunately, sometimes it spills over into the lives of faithful persons. This does not mean God is not there or he let it happen. The whole point of evil, or Satan’s mission, is to shake our faith.

It is certainly how we deal with the tragedies in our lives that makes the difference. If we had total faith in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, we would see, with our souls, He does not wish us harm, but, He will use the harm for good which we cannot foresee.

Satan’s one and only desire is to rob of us of our salvation. You say you don’t believe in Satan? That’s alright, he certainly believes in you. His biggest deception is making you believe he doesn’t exist. If you accepted the truth, you would drop to your knees this instant, and beg God’s forgiveness.

I know people, believers, who will not listen to sermons regarding Revelations, the final book of the Holy Bible. They call it ‘doom and gloom’. It is almost as if they don’t wish to believe that it’s part of our lives. By burying our heads in the sand, does not make the truth go away. I have heard Pastors preach we shouldn’t watch the news, it is too depressing. As things begin to heat up in the Middle East, the same Pastors are advising to watch the news, as the stage is set for the final chapter. Bad things are going to happen, but, if we focus on the Cross and trust in God, we’ll be alright.

The rapture is real. That is the prelude to the Tribulation period of the book of Revelations. It is when Jesus spares His faithful from having to endure Satan’s final rule over the earth. Odds are, if you don’t believe in Satan, you also don’t believe in the Rapture, OR the book of Revelations. Sadly, I’m referring to Christians. That is right. A lot of Christians do not believe in the rapture or Revelations. I have heard people which whom profess with their mouth they are Christian, and yet deny what God’s Word says to us. Well, I guess they are true genius, to be able to make that speculation. Even atheist are so certain they have all the knowledge of the universe to be able to find, conclusively, they are right.

Rather, atheists and some Christians, alike, are basing their beliefs on ignorance. For their shallow, narrow minded beliefs they are willing to gamble their salvation and spend eternity in hell. The truth of the matter is, whether or not you believe in the rapture, one day or night, when we least expect it, many of us will be gone, in the blink of an eye, and you will be doomed, left behind. Your choices from that point will really stink. If you finally woke up and realized you were on the wrong path and now it’s too late, you should try being a Christian and witness to other morons also left behind. Take care , though, as if you confess to being a Christian, you will be beheaded by the Antichrist. If ye still have little faith in the Lord, you’ll probably join your counterparts, the atheists, and take the mark of the beast, which assures you eternity in hell.

Of coarse, if you weren’t such a high risk gambler, there is a sure answer to resolve this dilemma. Really become a Christian, NOW. It’s that simple. Then you won’t risk your salvation, just because you claimed to be a Christian, but, denied your Christ. Many Pastors and clergy will be left behind as they are blaspheming, or following wrong doctrines. If you think that just because you have led so many people to be saved you are guaranteed a place in the rapture, you are sadly mistaken.

Matthew,7:21-23: “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord’, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the ones who do the will of my Father in Heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do so many deeds of power in your name?’ Then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you, go away from me you evil doers’.”

That was Jesus, talking to believers. I’m no rocket scientist, but, it is real clear to me what he is saying. Oprah Winfrey claims to be Christian, but, denies Jesus on national television. Do you think she will go to heaven, let alone be taken up with the rapture? My bet would be on Oprah for supporting the Antichrist on national TV. Our new President  Obama claims to be a Christian, but, wants to broaden the ability to kill babies, even after they are born. He will not be of the missing a second after the rapture. So do not worry heathens, you will still have a president.

The stage is set people. All biblical prophesies have been fulfilled for the second coming of our Christ. This time He isn’t coming to sacrifice Himself for us again. He did that already, and we spit on Him. This time He will come to judge the world and crush His enemies. There is no way I want to be around for the Tribulation, nor do I wish to see a lot of misguided, confused, basically decent people be caught up in that hell on earth.

If you are reading this and feel any conviction, or just don’t wish to take the risk this is all ‘mumbo jumbo’, a fairy tale, some radical belief, here is what you should do.

1.If you are already a Christian, but, cherish iniquities in your life, repent. Turn away from the sin and ask Him forgiveness, then pick up the Bible. The Bible is the WHOLE, TRUE, INERRANT, Word of God. It is written allegorically so as to offer up evidence that it is true. It is not fables.

2. If you are not yet a Christian, but, God led you to this article and you read this far out of ‘curiosity’… God gave us a gift. He wanted fellowship with His creations, but, we were sinners. He couldn’t just give us blanket forgiveness with no commitment on our part. He sent His Son to pay for our sin. All we have to do is believe that, and stop sinning. That doesn’t mean you must be without sin. Everybody sins, it’s our nature, but, we should strive to not sin, and if we slip, we immediately ask His forgiveness and continue to seek Him in our life. He is a loving, merciful, all powerful, all knowing, Glorious Father. Trust in Him with all your heart and He will be faithful. All you need to do to be washed clean of all past sin is say this prayer from your heart:

         Lord Jesus, I am a sinner (confess your sin to Him) and I ask your forgiveness. I know you died for me and I thank you for your sacrifice, for me. I now ask you to come into my heart and become Lord of my life.

You may also follow this link , or to find a guide for new Christians 

Whatever you do, pick up a Bible and devote some time to reading His Word and seeking a relationship with Him. Forgive others, the same way He forgives you. Share your good news with your family, friends, or anyone as you don’t want them to be lost as well.