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Messages from the Lord Part 7.

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To Shed Blood. ANTI-CHRIST. Through the Valley. Morality. The Circle of Life. Don’t Stop Believing. Where is now my hope? How Do I Prepare? Persecution guaranteed. And they shall change times and Laws. A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing. The God-Haters. If Tomorrow Never Comes. Terror the Lost War. Crying Alone. An Abomination. The Hatred of the Lord. Taking Pleasure in Infirmities. Blessed is the nation. Raging Against the Lord.

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To Shed Blood.
Everything you see, in this life, blood has been shed, from the car you drive, to the cloths you wear, and even to the food that you eat. Somewhere, at some moment, blood was shed, from the blood of a coal miner, to the steel worker, to the delivery driver. We will speak of the salvation of man, where again, blood was shed. The Bible tells us that, without the sheading of blood there is no remission of sin. Many people disregard the blood that was shed for their salvation from Jesus. This blood removed the veil that covered the mercy seat and exposed all men to their sin and shame. This blood gave all men the opportunity to be saved, only if they are washed in the blood of this perfect sacrificial lamb. Let us read and understand; "But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle (A place of worship; a sacred place.), not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building; Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained (Gained; procured; acquired.) eternal redemption( In theology, the purchase of God's favor by the death and sufferings of Christ; the ransom or deliverance of sinners from the bondage of sin and the penalties of God's violated law by the atonement of Christ.) for us. For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth(To cleanse from corruption; to purify from sin; to make holy be detaching the affections from the world and its defilements, and exalting them to a supreme love to God.) to the purifying of the flesh: How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge(To

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remove what is offensive; to sweep away impurities.) your conscience(Internal or self-knowledge, or judgment of right and wrong; or the faculty, power or principle within us, which decides on the lawfulness or unlawfulness of our own actions and affections, and instantly approves or condemns them.) from dead works to serve the living God?" Many religions do not speak of salvation or the cleansing of the conscience or spirit, from the sinful nature of man. Sin is an inherited spirit we all have from the fall of Adam. (First Adam.) Without purification from sin, there can be neither justification nor salvation for any man, us being all born in the flesh. All men are born into the likeness of sinful flesh and all must be reborn in the spirit, only threw the acceptance of Jesus as the Son of God and the renewing of mind and spirit, threw the sacrificial blood, can these things be done. Do we discount the blood shed by Christ, as nothing, being selfrighteous? Can we enter into righteousness by the sheading of impure blood, the killing of the innocent, the blood of sacrificial animals, or the blood sheading for God’s sake? For as it is written, "Which say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day." "They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me." Man’s attempt to offer up blood of the innocent is tainted and unwanted by God. This is an abomination to the Lord and He will recompense blood for blood, in the time of the judgment and the terrible day of His vengeance. For what other blood can be shed for the sins of man? What other blood can sustain man in a time of tribulations? What other blood can give life and give it more abundantly than the blood of Christ? For

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as Jesus stated; "For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins." "And almost all things are by the law purged (Purified; made clean; healed.) With blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission." Many believe that Jesus was a prophet from God, a Holy Man, but they discount His sheading of blood for the sanctification, justification and the covering of all manner of sin. Many celebrate the birth and death of Christ, not knowing Him nor the Father. They forget how He died for them, the stripes that He endured, the blood spilling, and flesh being torn, for them. They forget the shame and dishonor He suffered and how the blood that spilt fell upon the Holy Seat, fulfilling the past (The Law) and opening up the future. (The New Testament. (Covenant.) "Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;" How arrogant are men who say, “God had no need of a Son", how conceited are they that try to dictate to the Lord what He can, and cannot do, how dare they spit upon this Holy Blood that God offered to the salvation of every man. Are we to ignore this blood, are we to seek out other sacrifices, and are we to ignore all common sense and reason, to climb into the kingdom of the Lord another way? Just remember, everything you see, in this life, blood has been shed. Many people disregard the blood that was shed for their salvation from Jesus, are you one of these? Ars. Webster,Tsk. Heb 9:11-14 Joh 16:2-3 Isa 65:5 Mat 26:28 Heb 9:22 Rom 3:25

ANTI-CHRIST.

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In the Bible the word; “Anti-Christ” is mentioned 4 times. To understand these days we live in we must understand this spirit and man of anti-Christ. The spirit of anti-Christ is Antichristian; Pertaining to antichrist; opposite to or opposing the Christian religion. A follower of antichrist; one opposed to the Christian religion. Pertaining to antichrist, this Spirit entices, or seduces, the unlearned and unprotected individual, this also includes whole nations and principalities. That which hath power or energy; the quality of any substance which manifest life, activity, or the power of strongly affecting other bodies. This spirit of anti-Christ has power, not over the body, but over the mind of many. “The copy has not the spirit of the original.” This pertaining to the anti-Christ being a copy of the original spirit that Jesus left with us, to lead us and guide us into all truths. This copycat spirit has not the interest of man nor of God in mind, but of a tearing down of the truth in the world, in other words, to kill, steal and destroy all that is holy. The spirit of man includes; The renewed nature of man. An immaterial intelligent substance. Spirit is a substance in which thinking, knowing, doubting, and a power of moving do subsist. Hence, An immaterial intelligent being. This being the part of man, that controls the actions of the body and the thoughts of the heart.(Soul.)“Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.” This verse is concerning the spirit of the antichrist, being separate from, but also being equal to, the embodiment of the physical man. Before Jesus started to preach the new covenant to all men, this spirit came in opposition to His teachings. The first bold mention of antiChrist in the New Testament, was at the temptation of Christ.(Matthew 4:1-10.)In today's world we have noticed a change from the principles that this country was founded upon and the teachings of God. We have

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seen many laws, statutes and rhetoric being leveled at the Christian life style and the falling away from the bind that ties Israel and us. We are being told in the media that Israel and Christianity are the two main causes of discord around the world. We have been told by our very leaders that this nation is no longer a Christian Nation, but a multi ethnic, multi religious society, becoming the largest Muslim nation in the world, this is the spirit of anti-Christ, deceiving. This spirit that we can all see, if we are willing to look, is trying to control the minds of men and separate many from the Lord Jesus Christ. “Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son.” We see here that this spirit of anti-Christ denies' both the Father and the Son. He is being led not by the spirit of God but rather, his father, the devil. Many people do not even know that this spirit exist, nor do they comprehend his power over the mind. People today have gone astray from the Godly principles of a good life style and have become indulgent in the pleasing of the flesh, and the pride of life. The spirit of anti-Christ, nor Satan, cares what lie you believe, just so you believe that Jesus doesn't exist. “And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.” Would this spirit of anti-Christ have been stopped by Christ? No. The Bible tells us that this spirit, and the man himself, shall be destroyed in the end days, being allowed to fulfill Biblical prophecy. God has given us signs and warnings, that should let every man know when the end of days are here. Many refuse to believe and therefore, this spirit is still with us. So long as this spirit deceives people, he is still strong in his resolve to destroy

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many souls, and the lives of man. “For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.” These deceivers are false religions, false prophets, and even government leaders, that are deceiving and being deceived by this spirit. When we see any man say that Christianity is a deterrent to peace, this is the spirit being manifested threw him. These deceivers reject the very notion of Christ, the very idea of loving your neighbor as yourself, and the intent of forgiveness of sins, threw the belief in Jesus being the Son of God. “And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not. For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.” Many Christians will be called home before they are allowed to fall for this spirit of lies. Many shall be made stronger to withstand this spirit, and will, as Jesus stated, be hated by the world, persecuted and even killed for their testimony of Christ. Many today are calling for the removal of any reference to God, Christ, and even the cross from public display, this also is the spirit of antiChrist being manifested. Why cannot the populace of this world see these signs? They have eyes, and cannot see, they have ears, and refuse to hear, and they have mouths that spout filth, and lies, against the most High God. This also being a fulfillment of Biblical prophecy. Many do not realize that their hatred of Christ is fulfillment of prophecy, for we, believers and unbelievers, are all tied together in this Biblical prophecy. Think about it. Ars. 1Jn 2:18 2Jn 1:7 1Jn 4:3 1Jn 2:22 Mat 24:22-24 Webster,TSK.

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Through the Valley.
“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. ”The Lord is our Father, and we are His Children. As a baby the Lord teaches us to crawl, as we learn, we are given His hand to stand and He teaches us to walk. This is with all men who are born of woman. As we start our walk with the Lord He holds onto us firmly until we are able to walk on our own. He continues to walk beside us, and guide us, into the paths that He has chosen. Man, who is still in the flesh, is distracted by many things. His curiosity takes over as he decides to see what this world has to offer. In this valley we begin to see dark clouds forming upon the horizon. The Lord decides to allow you to walk alone in front of Him to see what you will do in times of adversity. As we continue to walk, the sky grows darker, we hear the dogs howling, and the bats flying past a clouded moon. We hear the wolves, the roar of the Lion, and Jackal, we see in the darkness the bright eyes of mysterious creatures, not knowing what they are. Our hearts grow faint, our legs weaken, and we start to run. Our strength is taken away from us, and we stumble, just as we are about to fall, the hand of the Lord reaches down, and catches us. He teaches us of the terrible things and shows us what we were so afraid of. Our strength returns, and we continue our walk with God. What do you fear? “For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me. I am afraid of all my sorrows, I know that thou wilt not hold me innocent. Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet. ”Is it sorrows

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that brings fear to you? Is it the burdens of this life that make you weak? Is it the terrors of man’s inhumanity that cause you to lie awake at night? Our life is full of uncertainties, but we know that these things will come upon all men, weather they serve the Lord, or not. Don't you remember that we are in the world, but not of the world? That the just and the unjust shall have the rain to fall upon both, and the sun shall rise upon both? “In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;” Many of the unrighteousness acts of man occur by the light of the moon, the darkness, committing the hidden things that we cannot see. These are the eyes that shine in the darkness, the wolves, the roar of the Lion, and Jackal, the bright eyes of mysterious creatures, that have been uncovered, and we know now what they are. Thieves roam at night, taking what is not lawfully theirs. Those that seek the blood of the innocent also roam at night, seeking, as Satan does, whom they can devour. We lock our doors, and are afraid to walk the night streets because of these Jackals and snakes. No need to fear. “Take counsel together, and it shall come to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us. For the LORD spake thus to me with a strong hand, and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying, Say ye not, A confederacy(The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice.), to all them to whom this people shall say, A confederacy(A league, or covenant; a contract between two or more persons, bodies of men or states, combined in support of each other, in some act or enterprise; mutual engagement;); neither fear ye their fear, nor be afraid. Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

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“Many things shall come upon the righteous, but we are not to fear. Man has made a confederacy among themselves, some to commit acts of terror, fear, robbery, murder, thefts, and even war. Many have caused famine by their confederacy of greed and power. Many times an act of charity goes without thanks, for the receivers of this charity, takes what is given them, and it is sold. As it is written; “At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth. I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people that have set themselves against me round about. “What fear can man bring upon you that would cause you to abandon the safety of the Lord? We know that the wisdom of man is foolishness to God, and Gods weakness is stronger than man. Man is a weak thing, made of only flesh and bone. If I am cut, do I not bleed, if I am beaten, do my limbs not break. Who then is stronger than the Lord? Is man not His creation, or do you believe that man created God? Again as it is written; “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? ”When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet. Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. “No army, nor confederacy, nor Jackal, or snake, can harm you, if the Lord is by your side. The fearful and abominable shall flee at the presence of the Lord. Famine shall not touch His Children, nor shall nakedness appear among those that believe. Sickness and death will be only a passing thing among the Children of the Most High. You are Kings and Priest before the Lord, a co-inheritor to the Kingdom of Heaven threw Jesus Christ. Stand tall, fear not, show your faith, our Lord will return.

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Ars. (Pro 3:24 Psa 91:6 Psa 91:7 Isa 8:10 Isa 8:11 Isa 8:12 Psa 27:1 Job 5:22 Psa 3:6 Psa 56:11 Psa 91:5 Psa 23:4 Job 3:25 Job 9:28 Job 18:11 Isa 8:13) (Webster,TSK.)

Morality.
Morality; The quality of an action which renders it good; the conformity of an act to the divine law, or to the principles of rectitude. This conformity implies that the act must be performed by a free agent, and from a motive of obedience to the divine will. This is the strict theological and scriptural sense of morality. Morality cannot be forced on any one, this is contrary to scripture. Mankind has a choice, to live a moral life, or to ignore just, and moral ways, to become just another person in a vast network of unrighteousness. Many hate the Christian lifestyle because we are, (as it is written.) a peculiar people, separated from the lust and pride that envelops this world. “Morals are subjective to individuals and should be examined and concluded for themselves." This is true, but with each decision come a responsibility to accept its consequences. To Live in Christ or to die in sin, that is our moral choice. Mankind’s idea, and concept, of morality falls very short of that delivered in the gospel. The man being the head of the house is commanded by the Lord to rise up his children in the fear and submission to the Lord, being His creation. A man must know what moral ideas and attributes that his children shall have as they progress into manhood. For as it is written; “But I would have you know, that the

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head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God. “also;“(for if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)” Moral judgments are not the result of being born, but are learned. A man that does not teach what morality is to his family is guilty of withholding vital information. The choices that children make in life are a result of these teachings. Let’s take an example; A man doesn't tell a child that stealing to wrong and that child becomes a thief, another, a man doesn't tell a child that homosexuality is an abomination to God, and will never be acceptable to their own family. Are these things a teaching of morals, or just opinions? A man’s responsibility to his household; “And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. “Morality in scripture is mentioned by the words; “Wisdom and Knowledge. ”The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day: the father to the children shall make known thy truth. “Let us read the responsibility of truth and morality; “Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding. For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth. Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee. Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. She shall give to

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thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee. “Get wisdom, get understanding, these are the tools for choices in morality. Without these, moral choices will cause grief and discord within the home and within the way a man sees the world, and how the world sees the man. “She shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.” Moral choices are a two edged sword. On the one hand they will(according to scripture.) bring honour to the man, but on the other hand (Ignoring the laws of Good Doctrine.) will bring about shame and dishonor. Moral choices by many today in the way they live, has brought about much controversy and hatred to them. Homosexuality and same sex marriage are the two most prominent today. These two moral choices have divided many a nation and peoples. These moral choices are an abomination to God, and are listed as lifestyles that will not enter into the kingdom of Heaven. But these are moral choices. If a man desires to choose to live in these manners, he accepts the consequences for his actions. The problem lies with, how a man, who adopts children, teaches these children about morality. In the Bible a man that does not know the truth, cannot teach the truth, so therefore, the moral choices taught by these men cannot be considered as truths, but as a choice of immorality. Can man dictate morality, can man force others to accept moral choices being contrary to what a man believes? The answer is simple, No. The Bible is clear on these things. For as it is written; “Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.”

Think about these words when making moral choices. Ars.

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1Co 11:3 1Ti 3:5 Deu 11:19 Isa 38:19 Pro 4:1-9 Mat 13:30 Webster, TSK.

The Circle of Life.
“Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment. Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity. “There is a circle of life, starting with the conception in the womb, and culminating with the death of that man. For as life begins it is written that; “Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun.” A new dawn for a child, seeing the sun, smelling the sweet air, and experiencing all the beautiful colors that abound, in Gods world. Wide eyed wonder fills the baby, the child, and is elusive to most men at a time when we should becoming children again. For a baby knows neither good nor evil, for as it is written of the babes; “(For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;.) There is goodness within a baby, but as it grows, he is taught evil, for evil is not inbred into a child, but is taught to him, and is learned, by him. As a child grows we see indoctrination into the way life is, and not as it should be, religions, words, attitudes and, yes, also predigest. It is a shame that children, new to this world cannot be taught from the womb, acceptance of all men, refusing the hatred that has engulfed the world.

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Given a chance to make up their own idea of what life is supposed to be. We must allow children to be children. For their days of darkness shall come in time, and they shall remember the dark days, but by the grace of God they also shall remember the joy of youth. For as it is written; “But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity. “Let them play, rejoice, and laugh, teaching them love and joy. For as it is written, children grow up and become men and women. They will put away childish things in time, and begin thinking as adults. I think sometimes that it is a shame for a child to grow up, but this circle of life must go on till all be fulfilled. Jesus stated that we must all become as little children to enter into the kingdom of Heaven. In these times of darkness, I still remember the days of my childhood, free, easy, and with joy. I remember my first trip with my mother and dad, I remember my toys that mom bought me, I remember my first puppy and cat. These were happy times that I thought were lost. “Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes.” Let a child rejoice in his youth, let him be partaker of the joyous things that his heart desires. Let him cheer the roar of the oceans, wonder at the blueness of the sky. Let him have understanding of the trees, the grass, the animals, the rivers and streams, let him explore all of Gods wonders. For his youth is fleeting, and there will be time enough for him to experience evil. “Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months are with thee, thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass;.”

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“If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.” As the joy of youth passes and reality of life sets in, a child no longer wishes to play, rejoice and laugh, for all around him he sees poverty, disease, and conflicts. He has found out that many have forgotten the pleasure of being a child and have gone after the lust of life. A young man wonders about life, he ponders why he was born and what he is supposed to do, and not to do. He has on his mind things that scare him, for he now knows what good and evil is, he starts to search for his place in this life. As a man grows, he sees choices that must be made, choices of the flesh and also that of the spirit. Weather a man believes in God or not is not a matter for any to be hateful toward him, for he must make these choices within himself. For as it is written; “And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.” “I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king?” Can a man, in his elder years, remember the sweet singing of the women of Godliness, hear the moan of a crying baby? Can a man remember the good in his life, and forget the evil that has befallen him? He can if his life was one of righteousness and love for the Lord. For a man’s life is short, even from the womb. For we all start our departure from this life at the time of our conception. The days appear long as a child, but as a man time speeds along as the summer, and winter, come and go. So therefore “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.”

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A man’s life is judged by what he has put his hand to do, weather it was for the good of man, or the evil. For time and chance happen to them all. Weather a man has the time to love his neighbor, or whether he has the chance to make a showing of his faith. “I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. “The baby, the man, and the elder, this is the circle of life. The end for the one and the beginning for another. What shall a man do in the grave? Shall he change what he has done in this life, will he remember that there is good and evil, will he remember the Lord for His excellent greatness, or shall he remember his evil done under the sun? “But man dieth, and wasteth away: yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he? As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up: So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep. O that thou wouldest hide me in the grave, that thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me!” ars Webster,TSK, KJV. Luke 22:28-30 Luke 3:13 Job 14:10-14 Ecc 11:7-10 Job 14:5 Heb 9:27 1Th 3:3 Rom 9:11 2Sa 19:35 Ecc 9:10-12

Don’t Stop Believing.
We see many troubling things happening in this world today. The financial institutions are failing, and recently a spokesman stated that the monitory systems in Europe is falling. Our money is becoming

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worthless. We can only buy little with the money we earn, this all according to prophecy of the end days. Wars are becoming the norm instead of the exception, the anti-Israeli, anti-American countries are threatening war at every turn, and many do not know where we are heading. Many people have put their hope on a peaceful world, trying to obtain peace at any cost, as long as it doesn't affect their ideology. The most violent of religions have called for the destruction of Israel, the destruction of America, and especially, the devastation of the Christian religion. There are so many so called religions that have, and are trying to, change the words of the true God to match their idea of religion, many say that religion is only as good as it suites all men and all lifestyles. Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many. And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.” What does the Christian actually seek, life, liberty, salvation? “To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life.” By patient continuance; “A holding on or remaining in a particular state, or on a prescribed course. Persistence.” We seek for glory; “Splendor; magnificence. The felicity of heaven prepared for the children of God; celestial bliss. “We seek for honour; “A testimony of esteem; any expression of respect or of high estimation by words or actions; Dignity; exalted rank or place. True nobleness of

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mind; magnanimity; dignified respect for character, springing from probity, principle or moral rectitude; a distinguishing trait.” We seek for immortality; “The quality of never ceasing to live, or exist; exemption from death and annihilation; life destined to endure without end; as the immortality of the human soul. “To be a Christian, is to be aware that, even with our faith in God, we will suffer, and even be put to death, for our testimony of Jesus Christ. The rain falls upon the just and the unjust, the sun, moon, and stars also shine down upon both. Our endurance is backed by patience, given to us by the Lord. We are in this world but we are separated by the Spirit of God, from this world. We endure to obtain a high calling in Christ Jesus. We have been made children of the Most High God by that spirit of adoption. If we are cut, do we not all bleed? If we hunger do we not all seek out substance? If we thirst do we not seek out living water? Have we not been translated into the Kingdom of Gods dear Son? Then if so, we must be a contradiction to the world, a people without fear of the things that are taking place around us. The Lord has stated that He shall never leave us or forsake us, then if famine hits, shall we not be supplied by God, if illness, and disease befalls this land shall we not be healed? Moses was told to rise up a serpent upon a staff, so that the people bitten by these snakes should live if they looked up upon it, so was Jesus also lifted up. Men have sought out fulfillment(Accomplishment; completion of anything that pleases a man’s soul.) from the day they were born, but this fulfillment has taken a toll on many who refuse to believe that there is something far better than wealth and property.

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A man seeks out wealth to make his days pleasurable, but day after day he seeks additional wealth because he has not yet been satisfied, property, fame, honor, glory, power, it’s all the same. The more a man has, the more he needs, to satisfy his desire for fulfillment. Remember this verse, “Let us eat drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die.” Men lie in wait for the insecure, the unlearned, and the poor, so they can take advantage of them, to kill, steal and destroy those that stand in their way of fulfillment. They are the ones that steal from their laborers, and spill innocent blood. We are of those that are not afraid to enter into this world without any of these things that the world deems as having a successful life. We seek not wealth, fame, fortune, nor power, for our kingdom is not of this world, our riches are not upon this earth, but in a place that was not built by hands, but by the will of God. Our faith lies in the all-knowing, all seeing, God. We do not see, but still believe, we do not hear aloud, but we hear a still small voice, we seek and we find, we knock and are allowed entrance, we ask and are given the desires of our heart. A man's fulfillment is based upon his own heart and desires. A Christian desires a life with the Lord and His Son Jesus. We are content no matter what state of life we are in, being content with the knowledge that the will of God is being accomplished in our lives. We are led by the Holy Spirit, not wanting to please the flesh but rather the spirit. We are given our daily bread and are forgiven of our trespasses, this all according to the promises of God. Other men have no one to turn to, to fulfill their desires for they refuse to believe that a fulfilled life can be one without earthly pleasures and riches. A man steals, rapes, murders and lies, because he cannot find fulfillment. His body is run by the carnal man and not the spiritual. The carnal mind is at odds with, and is not subject to, the laws of God, and

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neither can be. We all at one time were carnal, seeking only those things that pleased the flesh. We all remember what our lives were like without guidance and a vision, for as the word states, “Without a Vision, my People perish. “Vision; In Scripture, a revelation from God; an appearance or exhibition of something supernaturally presented to the minds of the prophets, by which they were informed of future events. Such were the visions of Isaiah, of Amos, Daniel, John and Ezekiel. Visions also include things presented by the Lord to keep those that believe upon Him from falling away. This was true when it was written and remains true today. We must retain a vision of obedience to the Lord, and a world of peace under the leadership of the Lord Jesus Christ. A vision of those pearly gates, the streets made of Gold and, an experience that is joy unspeakable and full of glory. This is the will of God for all men. These revelations from God come to us in a number of different ways, dreams and insight. Many Christians dream dreams of the end days and others dream of the eternal glory with the Lord. Many have visions that foretell of things to come shortly, an earthquake, a disease, a flood, etc. We all have dreams, visions, and still we mark each day with prayer and faith. For the Christians have a vision one that will keep us true to our faith in God and His Christ. Ars, Webster,TSK. Mat 24:9-13. Rom 2:7

Where is now my hope?
“And where is now my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it?” Hope; A desire of some good, accompanied with at least a slight expectation of

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obtaining it, or a belief that it is obtainable. Hope differs from wish and desire in this, that it implies some expectation of obtaining the good desired, or the possibility of possessing it. Hope therefore always gives pleasure or joy; whereas wish and desire may produce or be accompanied with pain and anxiety. All men have hope, hope of a better life, better goods, better families and additional finances. But where is the hope of the afterlife, the eternal man, who cannot die? Where is the hope of a man when he falls as he has lived? Those with hope, without God, have a slight expectation of obtaining it, but those that have put their trust in God, have a higher expectation of receiving this hope. The difference in these things is that, hope is based in faith, for without faith in the Lord, hope stands alone. Every man and woman have faith in something, but without the understanding of God’s word, their faith is ship wrecked. “For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease.” But for man this is not so, for as a tree falls so shall it lay. It will dry, wither and rot until all have returned into the dust from which it was made. For the man the same applies, until he reaches his final judgment. For as the trees have hope of re-sprouting a man cannot. For of the dust we were created, and unto the dust we shall all return. Death has a hand upon all men, but with the hope of everlasting life, we are able to accept death without the fear of the unknown. We can, as the word states, walk through the valley of the shadow of death and fear no evil. Hope does not give place to evil nor sin, for hope is not of sin, but of faith. A well founded scriptural hope, is, in our religion, the source of ineffable happiness. That which gives hope; he or that which furnishes ground of expectation, or promises desired good. An opinion or belief

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not amounting to certainty, but grounded on substantial evidence. The Christian indulges a hope, that his sins are pardoned. To place confidence in; to trust in with confident expectation of good. A well founded scriptural hope, is, Jesus resurrected from the dead, the righteous shall have everlasting life, the desires of our hearts shall be met, and we shall receive our daily food, our clothing, our salvation, and deliverance from disease, famine, troubles and temptations. The hope of Israel is the Messiah. The Lord will be the hope of his people. We live by faith, for as it is well stated, the just shall live by faith. Our hope lies in the word of God, our faith lies in Gods promises, and our salvation lies in the sacrifice of Jesus. Our hope is that we shall not be cast down, brought low but never forsaken. We hope and have faith in the unseen things of God, His power, His excellency, His glory, and honour. Our spirits have been changed by faith, and by hope. We have been translated into the Kingdom of Gods dear Son, with faith, and hope in the divine will of God for our lives. “Why art thou cast down, O my soul, and why art thou disquieted within me? Hope thou in God.” We do not fear the unknown, we cannot fear, famine, war, or Satan. His devices are well known to us, we know that lies are from him and of him. We know that man cannot do more than take our lives and afterwards do nothing. This hope, we have, must be maintained, as with our faith. We must exercise our hope and build upon our faith. For as it is written; “For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?” Shall a man in Hell have hope? Shall the unrighteous have a place where hope dwells? The hypocrite's hope shall perish. There works shall come into the light and be judged, a valley of hopelessness shall be there dwelling, and weeping and gnashing of teeth shall be their home. The Christian is judged upon his hope in Christ. Christianity is based upon

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hope, faith and an understanding of things past, present, and future. We have a more sure word of prophecy threw Jesus Christ, who is the hope of this world. “And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.” We are not ashamed by this hope we have in Christ, for we live as one with total allegiance, total dependence and total faith in the Lord. Patience, experience and hope have become part of our lives, wherein we stand. “And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it. Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God. And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” ars. Webster,TSK. Job 14:7 Job 17:15 Job 27:8 Mat 5:28 Psa 43.Job 8. Joel 3.Rom 8:23-28 Rom 5:5

How Do I Prepare?
The euro is falling, the United States dollar is starting to collapse, the financial situation in Iceland, Europe, Greece, The Soviet Union, and

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many others, is becoming un-manageable, so what do we do to prepare for the prophecy of Isaiah 2:20? “In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats; To go into the clefts of the rocks, and into the tops of the ragged rocks, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.” When we speak of Biblical prophecy, many look to the signs of the end of days. The collapse of the financial institutions, and the great falling away. We see that the Lord has given us many signs to look for, but others say that the Bible doesn't tell us how to survive the coming apocalypse. This is untrue, for the Lord has given each one a renewed hope, and plan for our survival. The Lord sees our sufferings and worries, He knows our needs, and will deliver us in due time. We are not of this world and there-fore, we are not bound by the sorrow that is to come. When we lose all things we are still blessed by the excellency in the knowledge of Jesus Christ, which is more precious than silver or gold. Many are trying to say that these perilous times can be prevented and repaired if we all go to a one world currency, world government, and one world religion. Many say that this financial collapse is caused by mismanagement on behalf of the banking systems. But this thinking is contrary to the word of the Lord, who has foretold these thing. The financial problems of this world are caused by greed and indifference to the suffering of the poor. This collapse will come and there is nothing that will change it. Many say that the Christian community and The Nation of Israel are both the stumbling-blocks to world peace and prosperity. These thoughts are also a part of the end day’s prophecies. For there shall come a great falling away, a falling away from the truth, trust, and faith in God.

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For all know that there is a god, but as the word states, the devils also believe and tremble. Knowing God is not the same as being known, by God. The believers in Jesus Christ are on a hill that cannot be hidden, we have been translated into the kingdom of Gods dear Son, and there-by we stand by faith, and by faith alone. When we have done all we can do, we are commanded by the Lord to stand. Stand and be assured that no matter what peril, what disease, what war, conflict or financial situation, we will be delivered. The Christian must ask himself this question; “Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.” Why do we worry about these things that are coming to pass, it is not as if we were not warned of these things, for we have been told to look for them. We are not to be dismayed, troubled or disheartened, for the Lord is always with us. No matter what we go through, he will always see us threw. Can we still praise the Lord when we are poor, or hungry, naked or handicapped? Yes. We can praise the Lord for His excellent greatness, for whatever we are facing, there is another brother or sister that is going through, or has been delivered from, the same troubles. “Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.” This world is consumed by self, seeking those things that satisfy the flesh and not the spirit. Ownership of worldly goods is not a sin, but putting these things above God is. Hence we see this verse in Biblical prophecy; Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? Many believe that this prophecy of Isaiah, will cause them

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grief, cause them to lose the things that give them pleasure, automobiles, homes, money and the like, but we must remember that our Lords kingdom is not of this world and neither is ours, for if we believe and hold on until the end, we shall be with Christ. Ars. Webster,TSK Psa 42:11 Isa 55:2

Persecution guaranteed.
When a time falls upon all men, it shall fall without being discriminatory or without prejudice. In these end days we see the persecution not only of those that follow after the teachings of Christ, but also the blatant persecution of God’s word. For as the sun rises and falls, Gods word offends all that are following after iniquity. Men hate the word of God, and those that are believers in it. For without the word of God, men would not know the difference between good nor evil. There are many recorded instances of persecution of the Christian community. A preacher was arrested for preaching the gospel to a group of homosexuals, another was arrested for passing out Bible tracts to Muslims, another was murdered for preaching that Jesus was, and still is, the Son of God, Christian homes are being burnt down, churches are being destroyed and their congregations are being beaten and killed for their assembling to worship God. "And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved." The hatred that we are seeing should be nothing new to us, for we all have been warned beforehand that these things will happen. The thing that we must remember is that, the Lord knows our persecution and

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those that are persecuting us. He knows our lives are in danger, but reminds us that He will never leave us, nor will He forsake us. Many who believe in Jesus will be killed for His name sake, but we are told not to fear. "In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity, Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you." The word of God applies to those that will believe in it, also to those that will not believe. If we are to be judged, the judgment should be a sound judgment based upon sound doctrine and righteousness. The only words that adhere to both of these things, is the word of God. Those that persecute the believers in Christ shall be judged by these words, convicted by these words and also sentenced by them. They should be ashamed by the truth of Gods words so they can repent of their iniquities. In doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, and sincerity, are the definitions only of God’s word. Many follow after false gods, false religions and false doctrines, these have no uncorruptness, for they are corrupt in their dealings with those that oppose their teachings, they show no gravity, for they do not emphasize the importance of repentance of sin, and they show no sincerity in their approach to allowing others the freedom of choice. The Lord Jesus, told all that we should not try to separate men with iniquity who are among us, but that He would separate them at the time of the end. He will gather them together to be burnt. For He knew that there would be wolves among the flock, those that bring in damnable

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heresies and false doctrines, lying in wait to pounce upon the weak and unlearned. He knew that we would be assaulted by false doctrines and by men who would not spare our lives, because their religions dictate the death of all that would not bow down to their idols and gods. Jesus knew of governments that would try to impose false religions upon the faithful, seeking all to accept unrighteous behavior as an alternative method of living. We see the governments of the world today making laws that justify unrighteousness, making the Gospel of Jesus Christ of none affect, and making the commandments of God unlawful. For what the Lord has declared an abomination, mankind has made natural, they shall be judged. We see many that say they are believers in Christ, even denighing Him before the world, saying only that they believe in Gods acceptance of unrighteous behavior. "Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh." We are not to fear the thought of fear itself, but to accept it as a result of our faith in Jesus Christ. Fear can only harm if it is accepted, thought upon constantly, and reverenced. Fear is a spirit, not from God, but from Satan. There is no fear in any who believe in the Lord, for fear is not of God. Fear torments and destroys all that cannot control it. Fear is controlled by our invoking the word of God against it. When we finally accept our state that we are only alive by the will of God, and that our days are numbered by Him, and Him alone, fear cannot harm us. The desolation of the wicked shall come. We shall not fear the things that shall come down upon them, famine, disease, petulance, thirst and war, these things have come, and shall continue to come, until the Lord Jesus returns. Many blame these things upon natural situations, they denigh the fact that God has prophesied these things thousands of years

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ago. Many denigh the truth and would rather believe that these things are natural occurrences. Many blame these things upon the Christian community, for as it is written, "And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth."(For these prophets were murdered by them.) "For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken." We are to fear not what man can do to us, for only through the acceptance of fear can anyone control us. We are the property of the Lord, we are His children, an heir and a joint heir to the kingdom of Heaven with the Lord Jesus. What have we to fear of those that persecute us? Shall we toss away our confidence in the Lord? ars TSK Pro 3:26 Mat 10:22 Pro 3:25 Tit 2:7-8 Rev 11:10

And they shall change times and Laws.

"The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant." Mankind over the years have tried to change good to bad, and bad to good, making a mockery of justice, common sense, the laws of nature, and those of God. Removing prayer from our schools, removing all

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forms of recognition of God and His Christ from public places, even from our cemeteries. "defiled" under the inhabitants; foul in a religious sense: infamous, polluted, and unclean. "under" the inhabitants; By the will of the people. "transgressed" the laws; deal deceitfully (treacherously, unfaithfully), offend. changed the "ordinance"; a command, whether human or divine. (collectively the Law) broken the everlasting "covenant"; properly a disposition, that is, (specifically) a contract. "The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof." This pollution was caused by mankind’s rejection of the truth of God’s word. Accepting every wind and doctrine that came in the guise of progress. Progress is good if it maintains righteousness and sound doctrine. In the Book of Ezekiel, the Lord speaks of teaching all the difference between the holy and profane, and causing them to discern between the unclean and the clean. This is one lesson mankind has failed to learn. It doesn't matter whether you believe in Jesus as the Son of God, or even whether you believe in God or not, the fact still remains true that unrighteous behavior leads to pain, suffering and death. And what is unrighteous behavior, by extension wicked; by implication treacherous; specifically heathen. The word unrighteous is not just a biblical term, it implies to all laws and situations, weather you are a believer or not. For example, murder is an unrighteous behavior, rape,

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theft, deception, all fall under the same category and, are on our law books as illegal. Much deception comes in the form of unrighteous laws and false religions. This country was based upon the principles of Gods laws, weather any man believes this to be true or not. Our laws were based upon the fact that righteous behavior is the cornerstone of justice and equality. The fact is that without the presence of God, there could be no righteousness in our laws. It is fact that the Lord established law and not man. The Lord allows those that refuse to believe in His Son, to worship any god they desire, even to those that believe in no god, but we are to remain under the law of righteous behavior, this to prevent those of who enjoy unrighteous behavior, from forcing their beliefs upon the weak and unlearned. We see many false religions attempting this openly, without regard to law and common decency. The introduction of Sharia law into our country is one example of unrighteousness that will be defended by those calling for equality. Sharia law is only intended to govern the lives of those that will adhere to it. But Sharia law has no place in a peaceful society, where adultery can be forgiven, conversion to Christianity is allowed without retribution and people can decide on their own what future to pursue. And what about equality in our society today? It still exist to a point, but many disregard others rights to this same thing. A Christian can be punished for speaking out about the dangers of false religions, but those that follow unrighteous behavior are left to speak of their laws, times, and ways without equal treatment. Is it equality to murder Christians for their faith in Jesus as the Son of God, burn down their homes,

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churches and cast them into prison for refusing to abandon their faith in Christ? You say this doesn’t happen in a civilized society? What about in Iraq, in Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and all Muslim controlled countries around the world? The fact is, when a woman can be stoned to death for the sin of adultery, a man can be beheaded for converting to Christianity, an entire village can be burnt to the ground, the population, beaten, murdered and forced to leave their homes, and this all is unrighteous behavior. Those that call for equality are mostly those that have no meaning of the word. Even after all the persecution that the believers in Christ have suffered, we still do not bear arms to fight these things, neither do we resist, but we call upon the Lord for His will to be done. For as Christ fulfilled the law, mercy came into effect over judgment. We still believe that vengeance belongs to the Lord and only He will judge and repay. For as it is written of the unrighteous; "Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you. " And it is said of us who believe; "Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world." The true Christian community is hated because we speak of love, mercy, judgment and forgiveness. All the persecution that Christians face today is only the fulfillment of Biblical prophecy. These people that are unruly and enjoy unrighteous behavior are fulfilling their own judgment. Again as it is written of the end days, and the anti-Christ; "And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and

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they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time." Eze 44:23-24 And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean. And in controversy they shall stand in judgment; and they shall judge it according to my judgments: and they shall keep my laws and my statutes in all mine assemblies; and they shall hallow my Sabbaths. ars Strong’s, TSK Isa 24:5 Dan 7:25 1Pe 5:9 Jas 5:6

A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing.

"But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not." The definition of words make all the difference in understanding their meaning, especially in reading the Bible. Many words have many

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meanings but we must be sure that the definition that we seek lines up with what is being taught. "privily"(in secret.) Many false teachers come within the church body with words that are contrary to sound judgment but they do these things not openly but in secret, expressing their opinions mildly, not to arouse suspicion or controversy. A word changed here, a phrase changed there, making a mockery to the establishment of sound doctrine. "damnable"(ruin or loss (physical, spiritual or eternal.) The way of truth shall be evil spoken of. "heresies"(A controversial or unorthodox opinion or doctrine, deviation from established fact.) "pernicious"(unprofitable.) Saying that obtaining riches is Godliness. "feigned"(the sense of deceiving; fraud.) "merchandise"(something received, that is, (purchased)become the property of.) "covetousness"(greed.) "Political correctness" (Fear of stating the truth.) "by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of." Many follow the pernicious ways of false teachers, speaking evil of the truth. We see examples each and every day especially in the acceptance of homosexuality as a lifestyle that many say is acceptable to God. Homosexuality, as a lifestyle, is a chosen path to those that have rejected the truth of the word of God. We see examples of many church leaders condemning Israel for their rejection of the division of Jerusalem, even going as far to say that Israel is the reason for all the world’s problems.

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We see examples of many governments and politicians compromising moral values to gain support from those that are outside the will of God. We see examples of many church leaders desiring us to co-exist with false religions, accepting them as another viable way to salvation. "Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;" These statements are contrary to sound judgment and shows the lack of knowledge in God’s word concerning the truth and of Israel. The way of truth shall be evil spoken of, many are teaching that there are more ways to be saved other than faith in Jesus as the Son of God. Citing false teachings as the basses for their claim. The Christians are to teach only the truth, without compromise and without fear of reprisals from those that are offended by it. What is truth you may ask? Truth is God’s word. Without the word of God there would be no truth in this world. Truth is to be free from fear, free from oppression, and free from sin and unrighteousness, and these can only come through repentance and the acceptance of Jesus Christ as the Son of God. Truth; (moral fidelity.) persuasion, that is, credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly constancy in such profession; by extension the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself: - assurance, belief, believe, faith.

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The reliance on our belief upon Jesus Christ for salvation and His resurrection from the dead, is the hope that lies within us, it sustains us and guides us in all of our day to day activity. We, as Christians, have a moral conviction to speak the word of God in truth, without reservation. For as it is written; "I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth." "But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him." In today’s world it is hard to find the real truth. Our politicians smear each other with false testimony's, our governments also bear false witness, and many so called religious leaders call for abandonment of established truth for political correctness. "who privily shall bring in damnable heresies." When we change the truth, change any word, add too, or take away, from the word of God we establish ourselves as false witnesses. When we change the truth, we no longer walk in the truth. We become a symbol that makes an unfamiliar noise, a glass that can no longer hold water, a book that has no meaning. "And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of." We see some gospel ministers bringing in Imams into the church to speak on how peaceful a religion Islam is, but these are wolves in sheep’s clothing. We are to pray for all that follow false religions but we are instructed by Christ to be separated from them, being a separated people. We are not to try to make peace with these false religions to join

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together with them as one religion, but rather to preach to them of the everlasting truth of Jesus being the Son of God. Islam and Christianity cannot walk hand in hand together for Islam is a contradiction of the truth. ars. Webster, TSK 2Pe 2:1-3 3Jn 1:4 John 4:23 2Th 2:3

The God-Haters.

Men who are self-glorifying know not God, the Holy Spirit, nor the Lord Jesus Christ. When men speak irreverent of the Cross, which Jesus bore upon His shoulders, they speak irreverent of the one that sent Him. These are the enemies of the cross and the haters of God. Many men will not accept the Lord Christ, for He represents everything that they hate. Men today even kill in the name of God, who know not God. The blood that they shed is shed to false gods, and idols. Jesus was the perfect sacrifice for sin, and God-haters refuse it, seeking out their own sacrifice for their justification.

They shed innocent blood, adding sin upon sin to their lives. The Lord never sent them; neither did He speak to them concerning these murders. This is also true of those that try to change the scriptures, and also those that pervert others with false doctrines and teachings.

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They shall also kill a man by these things, false doctrines and gods, only add to confuse and separate others from the truth. They are the blind leading the blind and both shall see the outer darkness, pain and misery in the time to come. There is no excuse for man to refuse the truth, or why should they lie to themselves concerning their own salvation? “They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.” John 16:2 This has come to pass; religious fervor has taken hold of many around the world. They kill all who refuse to believe in their god, thinking they are serving God by their actions. They refuse to believe that God is a God of peace. They say, we attack and kill because others have attacked us. Hypocrites, they kill and expect no retribution from other men. Mankind has risen away from, or should I say rather, fallen from the grace of God. They kill by words and deeds. Even those that say there is no God, deceive themselves, and others, with their doctrine, for even they have a philosophy. (The doctrines of the gospel are the principles or truths taught by Christ and his apostles. The doctrines of men are the principles which they teach. Hence a doctrine may be true or false; it may be a mere tenet or opinion.) For as it is written; “For all tables are full of vomit and filthiness, so that there is no place clean. Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:” Isa 28:8-10.

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(Speaking of, the Gospel must be read, taught, and taught again; line upon line must be taught and understood time after time.) Precept; In a general sense, any commandment or order intended as an authoritative rule of action; but applied particularly to commands respecting moral conduct. “But the word of the Lord was unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little; that they might go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken. Wherefore hear the word of the Lord, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem. Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves.” Isa 28:13-15. (This speaking of false doctrines.) As it was with the Children of Israel, it also comes to the gentile race. The message has been taught and taught again, each line, verse, chapter and book, has been preached, and still men close their eyes to the truth, and heap upon themselves, teachers, and doctrines, that please the flesh, and save not the soul. Atheism is a religion of, precepts, blindness and skepticism. “But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.” 2Peter 2:10. Presumptuous; Unduly confident; irreverent with respect to sacred things. Arrogant; insolent.

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Uncleanness; Moral impurity; defilement by sin; sinfulness. They say they hurt no one, but many persecute the Christian community for their faith in Jesus. They say that, there is no God, no Devil, Heaven or Hell, but they still persist in downgrading and harassing the Christian. Shall they teach these things to their children? Shall they tell their child, there is no God and no retribution for the things you do in this life, so let us all eat, drink and be merry all the days of our lives? So then as it is written; “Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods.” Gal 4:8. Mankind worship a god, whether it be the God of Israel and the Bible, or the god of lust and greed. Men, who refuse to believe in God, worship the god of confusion and idols. The lust of the flesh and the pride of the eye have taken many a soul to a Devils hell, seeking pleasure over the knowledge of the Lord. Have you not seen the signs in the Heavens concerning the end of days? Have you not seen the falling stars, comets and asteroids coming closer and closer to the earth? Have you not seen the signs in the earth, earthquakes and erupting volcanoes, or have you not seen in these last days a prophecy or two, coming to pass, when the finances fall from the rich, poverty, disease, famine, the wars of religion, wars of greed, and wars of words concerning the Nation of Israel? You have been told these things, and seen these things, and still you have closed your eyes and ears concerning the truth. The earth will continue, but man and his sin will not, for it is even spoken that there is coming a world free from sin and lust. A world that will worship the Lord in the City of David, and will bow before the Lord Jesus Christ, speaking that He is both Lord and Christ.

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(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.) Php 3:18-19. We, who believe in the Lord, weep for those that have blinded themselves, for they, as those that crucified Jesus, know not what they are doing. Do you believe that God enjoys the death of the unrighteous? For the Lord takes no pleasure in this. Precept upon precept; line upon line, how much longer shall they Lord hold back His anger? The great and terrible day of the Lord shall come and will not tarry. There shall be a great noise that was never heard by man and never shall again. Let me teach you again; “Thou shalt be visited of the Lord of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with storm and tempest, and the flame of devouring fire.” Isa 29:6. And again I teach you, line upon line, precept upon precept; “The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man. The earth mourneth and languisheth: Lebanon is ashamed and hewn down: Sharon is like a wilderness; and Bashan and Carmel shake off their fruits. Now will I rise, saith the Lord; now will I be exalted; now will I lift up myself. Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath, as fire, shall devour you. And the people shall be as the burnings of lime: as thorns cut up shall they be burned in the fire. Hear, ye that are far off, what I have done; and, ye that are near, acknowledge my might.” Isa 33:8-13.

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ars. Webster, TSK, KJV.

If Tomorrow Never Comes.

If Tomorrow Never Comes, will the Lord remember how much I loved Him, how much I have depended upon Him? If Tomorrow Never Comes, will the Lord remember the pain I have suffered in the name of His Son, how much trials, tribulations, and temptations that I have went through? If Tomorrow Never Comes, will the Lord remember the time of my salvation, my works for the gospel; will He remember the times I spent crying for His presence, will He remember me in His kingdom? For we cry unto the Lord; “Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O Lord.” By the blood of His Son, we are covered, as with the mercy seat, we have been rent from bottom to top, as with the curtain that hid the seat, our sins were revealed and we were forgiven. Have we sinned against the Lord, have we been guilty of transgressions? Yes, at one time or another we all have sinned, we all have transgressed against the moral and righteous laws, of God. If any man speaks of not having any sin, he is a liar and knows not the truth, and if a man states that he has never sinned, he also is a liar. Transgression: (The act of passing over or beyond any law or rule of moral duty; the violation of a law or known principle of rectitude; breach of command.)

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Sin: Sin comprehends not action only, but neglect of known duty, all evil thoughts purposes, words and desires, whatever is contrary to God's commands or law. Sinners neither enjoy the pleasures of, nor the peace of piety. Among divines, sin is original or actual. Actual sin, above defined, is the act of a moral agent in violating a known rule of duty. Original sin, as generally understood, is native depravity of heart to the divine will, that corruption of nature of deterioration of the moral character of man, which is supposed to be the effect of Adam's apostasy; and which manifests itself in moral agents by positive acts of disobedience to the divine will, or by the voluntary neglect to comply with the express commands of God, which require that we should love God with all the heart, and soul, and strength, and mind, and our neighbor as ourselves. The great an terrible day of the Lord approaches, and our salvation is in His hands. We do not look for tomorrow, but today only. We ask ourselves, have I done enough, prayed enough, have I pleased the Lord in my spirit, have I understood all that He desired me to? With reverent fear, we approach His throne in the name of His Son Jesus, we ask forgiveness each and every day for our short comings, and for any sins we may have committed. We ask the Lord for our daily bread, for our clothing and our strength. And for the Lord we speak boldly; “He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the Lord is gracious and full of compassion.”

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“Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.” We cannot fear those that will not listen to our testimony of Christ, for many will kill us, hurt us and especially despise us. For as it was with Christ, it will also be with us. For we know that all things have passed away, and behold, all things have become new, an old man replaced by a new, a sinful life replaced by a life of joy and righteousness.

A new day dawned when we realized that we were lost and needed the Lords mercy upon us. We casted away all things that were contrary to sound judgment, we departed from evil and accepted salvation threw the blood of Christ, the chosen one of God. For even in our knowledge we know the Lord has forgiven us, even if tomorrow never comes: “I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.” This prophecy is for the end days. We fear the Lord for His awesome power, even as a believer, we still tremble, and seek out our own salvation as individuals. We fear not the end of the world, neither do we fear the retribution that the Lord shall pour out upon this world.

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Israel is surrounded by her enemies, the world is running toward a climax to war and many have closed a blind eye to the signs that are given as a warning. For our understanding, let us read; The Bible tells us that the fish, the birds, and the beasts that roam the field, and all creeping things, and especially all the men on the face of the earth, shall shake at the presence of God. We know that all the mountains shall be rocked to the ground, no more high places, no more islands, no more places of safety shall be found, but even with this, man will refuse to worship the Lord, neither will they believe in Jesus. Threw words peace and safety shall bring about the downfall of man. There is coming a day that tomorrow will not come, a day of great tribulation, pain and suffering, that mankind will accept freely, because their hearts have gone hard, and cold as a stone from the bottom of the sea. Mankind will not seek out the Lord for forgiveness, but will seek Him out to blaspheme His name, and make a mock of His power. They will curse the sun, the heat and the Lord for their troubles. They will curse the day they were born, and their mothers and fathers shall be hated. Ars. Psa 111:4 Isa 38:17 Isa 44:22 Isa 43:25 Psa 46:3 Psa 25:7 Eze 38:20 blotted: Isa_1:18, Isa_43:25; Neh_4:5; Psa_51:1, Psa_51:9, Psa_103:12, Psa_109:14; Jer_18:23, Jer_33:8; Act_3:19 Psa 46:2-3 1 John 3. Mat 15. James 4.

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Terror the Lost War.
{Terror; Intense, overpowering fear. An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight).A feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by the presence or imminence of danger. A state or condition marked by this feeling: living in fear. A feeling of disquiet or apprehension: a fear of looking foolish. Extreme reverence or awe, as toward a supreme power. A reason for dread or apprehension} As the Iraq war turns into another Vietnam and Iran remains a nation of anti-Christian, anti-Israeli people. I wonder why the Government still insists that the middle east will turn into a democratic stronghold. Democracy and the middle east will never take place. Even the election in Iran was an exercise in futility. No matter who is elected, the Clerics still run the country. Why can’t people see that Gods prophecy’s, will and are, taking place. Luke 21:20 tells us, “And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh.”

Doesn't Luke 21:20 show the truth of the world as we see it today. There are many in the Middle East that are preaching peace between them and Israel, but this is because they are afraid of Israel. When the time is right they will strike. Africa is starving to death, The Dead Sea is drying up, Israel is under attack, Earth Quakes are increasing in number, Marriage is being destroyed and the values of many, that were strong just 20 years ago, are slowly slipping away in the name of compromise and unity. Man has polluted and almost used up all natural resources. Families are afraid to walk down the streets at night, Mothers and Dads are afraid to send their children to school. This my friends is all terror. Terror is right down town, all around. The war on terror cannot be won.

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Many are deceived that this world will last forever. That things can be changed if we have one world, Religion, Government and Bank. One head of all religious matters. It’s time to wake up and smell the smoke. Religion is “NOT” Salvation !

I must say that again, Religion is “NOT” Salvation. Wars and rumors of wars are an item in the news each and every day. 20 years ago we seldom heard of terrorist or wars in multiple countries. We never heard of combining religions into one unit. God was God and Jesus reigned supreme in our lives. Today we are seeing wars over, Oil, Land, Religion and Power. In just the last few weeks I have read of murdersuicides in our home town. Stalkers and terror on ever hand. Saying that a war on terror is win-able is misleading. Terrorist have been on this earth from the beginning and will be until the end of time. Don’t misunderstand, protecting people from murder is essential but the war on terror is a lost war before it started. We lock our doors because of fear and terror. Let’s read an article that was mailed to me from Jerusalem; Foreign Minister Shalom commented on the Iranian elections, maintaining that the election of Ahmadinejad proves that Iran is not interested in reform, conciliation and progress; rather, it is interested in conservatism and extremism.

The foreign minister said that it is more probable now than ever before that the Iranian government will arm the terrorist organizations with nuclear weapons and will thereby distribute the nuclear threat all over the world. The connection between terrorism and nuclear weapons is a global existential threat. The international community must form a unified and decisive policy towards Iran, which will assure that the

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enlightened western nations will not become hostages of an extremist Iran. Let’s read a little scripture. 1Peter 3:12- 14: For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil. And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good? But and if ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled; 1Peter 3:12- 14 is mistaken by some who believe that God, in these verses ,is promising Christians a peaceful life. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.

The key phrase is this; “But and if ye suffer for righteousness’” Many Christians will be immune from violence and terror and then again many will be victims of it. We hear of the wars but very seldom does the news tell of the murders and terrors of Christians, that are taking place each and every day. We Don’t hear of the Christian, women being raped, Christian children being kidnapped and brain washed, nor about Christian preachers being beaten savagely, because of their belief in Jesus Christ. This is a war on terror that is being ignored by man. This is a war on terror that is destroying this earth. This is a war on terror that is being lost. Zep 1:14-18 tells it the way it is; “The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly. That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wastefulness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

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A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and against the high towers.

And I will bring distress upon men, that they shall walk like blind men, because they have sinned against the LORD: and their blood shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as the dung. Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD’S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.” The Day of Wrath is coming upon this earth and nothing is going to stop it. I wonder sometimes, what it will take for people to understand the God loves them, just the way they are. He is willing to protect them from that awful day but will not wait long. The days of the gentiles is just about over. 911 was another sign. Iraq, Iran,

Pakistan and the terrorist that came with them are all signs that this earth is ready for a change. God’s word will cover the Globe but Christianity will not win the world to Christ. That's not Biblical. Luke 21:9 But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not by and by. [Ref; Psa_38:20; Pro_15:9;Rom_8:28, Rom_13:3 Isa_8:12, Isa_8:13, Isa_41:10-14, Isa_51:12; Jer_1:8; Eze_3:9; Mat_10:28, Mat_10:31; Luke_12:4, Luke_12:5; John_14:1] ars John_14:27; Act_18:9, Act_18:10.] Zephaniah1:14-1:18

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Crying Alone.

It is said that if you laugh the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone. Jesus told us of these days to come, a world in turmoil, a world of greed and intolerance for the righteous believers in Christ. We are a people set apart from the rest of the world. We will not be forsaken in our time of need. Our bellies shall be filled, our backs shall be clothed and our spirit lifted. In the time of fire and brimstone, we shall be covered by His wings of love, and in the times of war we shall be shielded by His shield of mercy and power. I have not seen the righteous forsaken, for the promises of our Lord are true and binding. We may hunger for a time, but after the will of God is done, we shall be filled and want not for any good thing. Do you believe that the Lord has left you, do you believe that some strange thing has happen to you, do you also feel alone? Think not that these things are a punishment, or that the Lord has forgotten you. For if the spirit of our Lord and His Christ dwell within you, you are secure in the beloved. What we all must remember is that the Biblical prophecies shall be fulfilled, many say in this generation. Let us read and understand God will. “He wandereth abroad for bread, (Speaking of the unrighteous.)saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand. Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.” The fear of these times shall make many afraid, they shall consume them. They shall ask for aid but it will not come, they shall ask for food and it shall be withheld from them, they shall say peace and safety and sudden destruction shall come upon

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them quickly. Praise be unto the Lord. In these end days we are seeing, earthquakes, famine and disease. We have been told that these days shall come and will not terry. As Jesus suffered, we shall also suffer, but not to the point that we lose our faith in Him. I cannot feed the world, I cannot heal every Christian, but I know that my Redeemer liveth. I know that when it is time we shall all be delivered, be fed, be healed and clothed with the righteousness of our Father in Heaven. Do not despair in these troubling times, but rejoice, again I say rejoice that we are counted worthy to suffer as a righteous people, for the sake of Christ and the Glory of the Father. They have found whale bones in the middle of the Sahara Desert, fish bones, and sea shells, on top of the alps, but men still require proof that Gods word is true. God turned this world into a vast sea to destroy the wicked, He has turned lush ground into a desert place, He turned Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes because of their sins, can He not fed His children? We as believers in Christ do not turn to the world in times of danger, nor troubles, but we turn unto Him whose riches outweigh even this entire world. To show our faith in Him, we must turn to Him before any, we must believe and trust in Him, never forgetting that we have an audience with Him, a High priest before Him, taking our prayers directly to Him. For as it is written, we are justified, sanctified and glorified in Him. “He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.” King David knew of the righteousness of God, he knew of Gods mercy, and he knew of God’s love for His Children. From the psalms of David we are reminded; “The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his

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hand. (When you are tried and tested, the Lord is still with you.) I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.(David’s testimony of Gods provisioning power over hunger that will face many.) (We are the seed of Abraham, we are the seed of God, we are made in His image and in His likeness.) He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.(Those that believe in Him, and follow His Son.) Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore. (Life everlasting.) For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints(To abandon; to renounce; or to reject.); they are preserved for ever(To keep or save from injury or destruction; to defend from evil.): but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off. The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.” Shall we not believe in Him, shall we perish at the hands of hunger, of hate, of unrighteousness? Shall we perish at the hands of war, or persecution? Shall we go naked, shall we forsake Him that preserves? Shall we not do all we can do and then stand? Shall we not praise the Lord for His excellency greatness, standing tall, testifying of His Christ and live? This is not the time to cry alone, this is not the time to doubt, this is the time to stand upon our feet, shouting the praises of God, sing a song of greatness, play a tune of invitation to others, bring offering of love, offering ourselves as a living sacrifice unto the Lord, which is our reasonable duty. Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice(To experience joy and gladness in a high degree; to be exhilarated with lively and pleasurable sensations; to exult.). My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.

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“O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee. Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name. My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips: When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches. But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth. They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes. But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.” You are not crying alone, you do not hunger alone, you do not stand alone, we are with you, we are your brothers and sister in Christ, seek not the things of this world but the things that are of God. ars. Luke 1:53 Job 15:23-24 Psa 37:23-29 Psa 63:1-11 Webster,TSK, KJV.

An Abomination. The Hatred of the Lord.
And he said unto them, “Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.” Abomination; In short, whatever is an object of extreme hatred, defilement, pollution, in a physical sense, or evil doctrines and practices, which are moral defilements, idols and idolatry, are called abominations. To know the Lord is good, but to reject Him is an abomination.

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We are a people of many backgrounds, colors and lands, but we are all still a people created by God. We are the Lords creation, made in His image and likeness, but there is where the similarity begins to differ. We have the right, and the ability, to choose whom we shall serve. There are only two choices, God or Satan. Many do not believe in either, but these are a foolhardy people, not having understanding nor wisdom. For a foolish man reject wisdom, and a proud man rejects the truth. We see in these end days many an abomination, the worshiping of, goats, cattle, monkeys, false gods, and the worshiping of idols. This is a land of contradiction and hatred of that which is good. Many religions say there god will provide, their god will save their god will deliver, but in truth, their god has forsaken them, left them hungry, left them with heartache, poverty, disease, famine, and war. For saith the Lord; “Go and cry unto the gods which ye have chosen; let them deliver you in the time of your tribulation.” “Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh; When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you. Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the Lord:.” In these end days, men have withstood the knowledge of the Lord. The Lord Jesus Christ has called, and ye refused, you have selected to follow after abominations and all manner of evil. Even so, the Lord still calls, but many still embrace poverty, famine and disasters, none will turn away from their monkeys, goats, cattle and false gods to serve the one true living God.

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Many people have stated that the Lord wouldn't cause a man to enter into Hell for such a short life's mistakes. But hasn't the Lord beckoned unto you for the salvation that only comes threw His Son Jesus, do you not, or have you not, known of Him? Then you have made the choice to forsake wisdom, knowledge, understanding and the statutes of the Lord. You and not the Lord has chosen the path in which you follow. Hell is never full and grows daily. Ready to receive those that have hated the Lord. There is no satisfaction for the Lord in the loss of a soul, those in torment do not welcome you with open arms but curse you for your choice to reject such great salvation. You have become an abomination to them also. For there are many things that are not satisfied, a barren womb, a fire that grows, fools that require followers, and the grave.

Deaths hand is stretched out for all, and the grave opens wide its mouth to consume all men, but the Lord offers peace and safety, He offers life after death, where death and the grave cannot touch those that believe. For as it is written for our knowledge, and understanding; “He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.” (Those that reject the teachings of Christ.) “For the froward is abomination to the Lord: but his secret is with the righteous.” (Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance; not willing to yield or comply with what is required; unyielding; ungovernable; refractory; disobedient; peevish.) “Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord: though hand join in hand,(Those that also follow pride.) he shall not be unpunished.” (Having inordinate self-esteem; possessing a high or unreasonable conceit of one's own excellence, either of body or mind.)

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“He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the Lord.” (To cause another to appear comparatively righteous, or less guilty than one's self.) (To pronounce to be utterly wrong; to utter a sentence of disapprobation against; to censure; to blame.) “The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.” (Foolish practice; want of wisdom or good judgment.)(To laugh to scorn, to deride; to make a mock of; to ridicule as contemptible. to hold in extreme contempt; to despise; to contemn; to disdain.) The Christian and Jew have brought many to anger in these last days, this all according to prophecy. At the beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Jewish house of Israel were made jealous because of the blessings upon the Christian faith and its people, for God had made the gentiles a people that were not a people. But in these latter days the time of the gentiles is coming to an end, and the house of Israel shall be one with the Lord again. For the Lord said; “There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls;(Polluted with false doctrines and gods.) they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof. Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them. ( Defiled; rendered unclean; tainted with guilt; impaired) Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood,(Kill in the name of their gods.) and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain. (Steal.) And her prophets have daubed them (To cover

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with something gross or specious; to disguise with an artificial covering. “So smooth he daubed his vice with show of virtue.”)with untempered morter,(unduly mixed or unmodified; not reduced to a proper state; unsoftened; unalloyed; unhardened.) seeing vanity, and divining lies unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord God, when the Lord hath not spoken. The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully. (As is today's world where the Christian and Jew face many a cloud of false witnesses, to try to portray them as an enemy to peace. Hated among the followers of false gods and religion and even among many of their own people. Trying to make and change laws, and times, where it would be a crime to preach the gospel, for it would offend someone.) And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge,(To surround for defense; to fortify) and stand in the gap before me(To stand in the gap, to expose one's self for the protection of the Gospel; to make defense against any assailing danger. ) for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none. Therefore have I poured out mine indignation upon them;(The anger of a superior; extreme anger; particularly, the wrath of God against sinful men for their ingratitude and rebellion. Anger or extreme anger, mingled with contempt, disgust or abhorrence.) I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath: their own way have I recompensed upon their heads, saith the Lord God. The end days are upon us, the time for decision is here. Many a Christian shall fall in their defense of this Gospel, but it is far better to suffer as a Christian than to suffer as an unbeliever. The wrath of the Lord is coming slowly upon this world, wars, rumors of wars,

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floods, earthquakes in many different places, disaster after disaster has come upon this world and many still do not believe. “How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge? Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.” For fire begets fire, and unrighteousness begets death. We can no longer wait a day longer, for death is a certainty, and the grave waits only a short time. Death and Hell follow him who rejects such a great salvation threw Jesus Christ, for there will be no excuse. Ars. Webster,TSK. Luke 16:15 Jdg 10:14 Pro 1:23-29 Pro 28:9 Pro 3:32 Pro 16:5 Pro 17:15 Pro 24:9 Eze 22:25-31 Ezek 22. Pro 1:22-23

Taking Pleasure in Infirmities.

Infirmities; An unsound state of the body; weakness; feebleness. Defect; imperfection; weakness. “A friend should bear a friend's infirmities.” Webster.” In this life we are surrounded by many infirmities, not only of the body but with the spirit also. We are made strong by our acceptance of our limitations and our instability. No one man knows all about the scriptures, if so then that man would be perfect, and as we know, there is none perfect, no, not one. “Of such an one will I glory: yet of myself I will not glory, but in mine infirmities. For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that

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which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.” Just as Paul admitted, he could not claim perfection that was not there. He could not glory in the wisdom and knowledge that the Lord, threw the Holy Spirit, gave him. This was not his knowledge nor wisdom, but it belonged to the Lord. For man never wrote the Bible, but it was given to men by the inspiration from God, this is stated, as fact, in the Bible. To glorify oneself is a mistake, for we have nothing to glory in except the knowledge of the Lord. For he stated about this thorn; “And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.” Glorify; To praise; to magnify and honor in worship; to ascribe honor to, in thought or words. “Whom he justified, them he also glorified.” Exaltation to honor and dignity; elevation to glory. “God is glorified, when such his excellency, above all things, is with due admiration acknowledged.” The ministers of this Gospel, do not seek glory, but rather they seek the lost for the Kingdom of God, all this to His glory. Our infirmities keep us humble and obedient. The Apostle Paul realized this when a spirit of aggravation came to him so that he would remember who was to be glorified. “I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth.” A fool is, In common language, a person who is somewhat deficient in intellect, but not an idiot; or a person who acts absurdly; one who does not exercise his reason; one who pursues a course contrary to the dictates of wisdom. For as with Paul, and us, we must exercise wisdom along with our knowledge of the excellency of Jesus Christ. That is where we glory, where we boast, not of ourselves but of Him. “for I will say the truth.”

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Truth is; Conformity to fact or reality; exact accordance with that which is, or has been, or shall be. Aberrance is; In a figurative sense, a deviation from truth, error, mistake; and in morals, a fault, a deviation from rectitude. Mankind has always had a problem with the truth. For as the sun rises and sets, there is still only one truth, the truth of the Gospel, for its not just a Gospel of Jesus Christ, but the Gospel, commandments, precepts and Laws, of a merciful God. Men have said that the only truth comes from the history of the world, but as they uncover the actual truth they still deny it. Just as with the flood of Noah, fish, shells and other sea creature fossils are being found all over the world, they discover these things in the Alps, the Andes and in the desert of Saudi Arabia, but this truth is somehow still explained away. “And lest I should be exalted above measure(Beyond the honor that the Lord states ministers should be given.) through the abundance(overflowing quantity; ample sufficiency. It denotes also fullness, overflowing, as the abundance of the heart.) of the revelations(That which is revealed; appropriately, the sacred truths which God has communicated to man for his instruction and direction.), there was given to me a thorn(In Scripture, great difficulties and impediments.) in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me(To beat in contention; to contend against.), lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice(Three times.), that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.(Not in His weakness, but rather in the weakness of those that follow after Him.) Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

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Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.” “there was given to me a thorn in the flesh,”; Many times we face many a hardship, loss of finances, loss of food, clothing, the loss of a loved one, a pastor-ship and others. We also face persecution, hatred, and we are despised for our faith in Jesus Christ, but threw all this we are blessed by the Lord for being chosen to be in these infirmities. For as it is written; “Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.” The Apostle Paul suffered many things, that were 1. The payment for his transgression against the established church and 2. for the sake of the gospel that he believed upon. This is the example that we today must follow. Paul was a preacher to the gentiles, he stated that we as believers in Christ must suffer as Christ suffered. Many Christians suffer hunger at times, this to keep us humble, they suffer as many none believers suffer, but we have a High Priest that we can go to, when things get to be more of a burden that we can bear. We will not be tempted by the Lord, for He does not tempt man, but He will try us, by our infirmities, to make us stronger, especially in the end days. For there is coming a day of retribution that the Christians will see, but be exempt from. “And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good? But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled; But sanctify the Lord God(To sanctify God, to praise and celebrate him as a holy being; to acknowledge and honor his holy majesty, and to reverence his character and laws.

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God sanctifies himself or his name, by vindicating his honor from the reproaches of the wicked, and manifesting his glory.) in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:.” Let your infirmities be a blessing and a strength when you are compassed by them. Let everything that has breath praise the Lord for His excellent Greatness. Praise the Lord when you are chosen to suffer as a Christian, trust in His deliverance, trust in His provisioning, and Trust in Him to Glorify, Justify and sanctify you. Ars. Webster, TSK, KJV. 2Co 12:5-10 Rom 8. Mat 22. Luke 6. 1Pe 3:13-15 1Pe 4:16 Ezek 36. Isa 8.

Blessed is the nation.
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.” For the atheist, the agnostics, and for those that take the word of the Lord lightly, there is no other that has given life to the lifeless, the salvation to the lost, nor the peace to the fearful. Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord and peril to the nation that rejects such great a God as He. A Look at Psalm 33. “Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely(Properly, becoming; suitable) for the upright(Honest; just; adhering to rectitude in all social intercourse; not deviating from correct moral principles).”

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To praise the Lord is to become acceptable with all spiritual, moral, and justifiable principles that the Lord delivered to men by His Son Jesus. We cannot please the Lord in this body of flesh, but we must accept Him as spirit and therefore worship Him in spirit. We cannot be a nation of unjust morality, disregarding honesty, virtue, nor be in acceptance with false gods, teachings nor doctrines that are unsound. A nation falls into discord, and anarchy without a religious foundation that is based upon the word, precepts and council that only comes from the truth of God. “For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth. He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the LORD.” We have seen a fall from grace this nation of ours. A fall from the grace and blessings from the Lord because of the unrighteous behavior that we have been a partaker of. We have lost our way and have disregarded the principles of sound judgment. The Lord has instructed men in the right way of raising a family, working the land and worshiping Him in spirit and truth. Many have fallen away from the truth and have accepted unrighteous behavior as just and acceptable with their own agenda. The earth is full of the goodness of the LORD, but men have taken that goodness and have destroyed it from within. Gone after so called political correctness, so called science, and created many things that are sinful in nature. Men have accepted lifestyles that are even unacceptable with nature itself, doing things that even the animals will not do. “By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. He gathereth the waters of the sea together as an heap: he layeth up the depth in storehouses. Let all the

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earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him. For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.”

The Lord created this world and all things there-in by His voice, being in command of all things. Men have stated that this cannot be, for science disregards the very nature of an intelligent design. Men claim that mankind and the animals evolved from nothing. But if this is so, where did this nothing come from? Did the spider, bird, fly, elephant, unicorn, and man, all come from this primordial soup, from a comet, and asteroid, or a big bang? Does mankind hate the Lord so much that they accept being blind so they can dwell in fantasies? Did not Jesus state that the blind, that lead the blind, shall also fall into a ditch, shall we continue to teach our children that the D.N.A that separates all creatures came from chance? Shall we continue to teach our children that there is no God, no Savior, and no justice for those that are wronged? Shall we continue to teach our children that the laws of man are better than righteousness, and the justice of a sovereign God? Who is man that the Lord shall take account of, who is man that he should council in righteousness? “The LORD bringeth the counsel( Advice; opinion, or instruction) of the heathen(A pagan; a Gentile; one who worships idols, or is unacquainted with the true God.) to nought(Nothing.): he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.(That which is formed by design, or invented; scheme; artificial contrivance) The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.” (They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped.) “Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance. The LORD looketh from heaven;

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he beholdeth all the sons of men. From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth. He fashioneth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works.” As it is written, There is nothing hidden that shall not be revealed, nothing spoken in secret that shall not be shouted from the roof tops, nothing done in darkness that shall not be made visible in the light. Secrets are brought to the forefront and shall be judged, unjust laws shall be brought down, the mighty shall be made lowly, the strong shall be made weak, and the meek shall inherit the earth. “There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength. An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.” The weakness of the Lord is stronger than man. Man’s strength shall fail him as the leaf falls in the Autumn, the mighty shall bend their knees to one who is greater in power, stronger in resolve and mightier than the most mighty. Let this prayer be upon all lips that fear the Lord; “Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy; To deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine. Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield. For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name. Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.” ars. Webster, TSK

Raging Against The Lord.

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There are only two religions in this world that serve and worship the same God. The First is Christianity and the second is Judaism. This is not surprising because salvation is of the Jews first and then to the gentiles, all according to the word of God. Many people over the ages have raged against the Lord for their inconsistencies in the acknowledgment of the truth of the Old and New Testaments. These two testaments are not only the testimony of those written within them, but rather the testimony of God about Himself and later about His begotten Son Jesus. For the Bible was not written by man, but with man. The Bible was given to man to write down, as was the Ten Commandments, by the inspiration from God. Those that do not know the Lord, rage against all these words, for they prevent, and condemn, all unrighteous behavior, false worship, homosexuality, murder and the like.

Men rage against the Lord for their own personal reasons, one of the greatest of these is pride and the next is power. The Bible tells us that pride comes before a fall, and many today, as was true in the past, are, and will continue to fall. Mankind’s pride in themselves is a contributing factor, among many, that has brought nations to the brink of spiritual, social, and financial collapse. Pride elevates a man or nation to a point that when they say anything, it must be true, but only to those that are deceived by their rhetoric. For as the Bible states of a fool;

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“A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.” A man with wisdom fears the Lord, for knowledge brings about wisdom and wisdom brings about correct choices. A wise man will always follow after righteousness and the will of God, but those that are foolish in nature will continue to rage against the Lords will, and the knowledge that someone else is in control of this world. A wise man will depart from evil and even to the point of departing from the very appearance of evil. The foolish and unlearned in the truth, will, according to Gods word, will lie in wait to shed innocent blood, taking away things that are not lawful for them to have. A foolish man will rage against the truth, thinking himself to be something when he is nothing. A man’s power is derived from the Lord and it’s up to the individual what he does with that power. For as it is written, “The Powers that be are ordained by the Lord.”

Weather he becomes a man of truth or a man of lies and deceit. Either way, that man, as with all men, shall be judged on his works, whether they were good or evil. A man who is foolish becomes a man with self-centered confidence in himself, not relying upon God nor the advice of others who have justifiable reason. The Lord desires of the gentile race,(Non Jewish.) as He wished of the House of Israel, to come together with Him and reason one with the other. “Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?”

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Heathen; It denotes the people of the earth generally; an idolater. In modern usage the word denotes all nations that are strangers to revealed religion. Rage; to be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion. Vain; having no real substance, value, or importance; empty; void; worthless; unsatisfying. proud of petty things, or of trifling attainments; having a high opinion of one's own accomplishments with slight reason; conceited; puffed up; inflated. The Lord hates a proud look, a man’s pride lifts him up, without any importance at all. For as with false religions there is no real substance in their words or acts. The Lord has stated that there are, lords many and gods many, but adds that these will perish with the using. He calls upon all that rage against Him, to call upon their gods for their deliverance in times of great distress. He calls upon them to have their gods to speak, move and even answer a prayer. The children of God are not delivered into the hands of their enemies but rather are redeemed from them. We may lose our lives to the unjust but our souls are reserved into the end when all of those that have trusted and believed in God and His Son shall be taken into everlasting life. We see the rage of many today, when the truth of their actions comes into the light. We see many today, killing in the name of god, justifying their evil deeds with vain and useless passages of words written, not by the Lord but by the imaginations of men. The Lord needs no one to fight His battles for Him, He needs no one to defend Him, council Him, nor direct Him to the unrighteous. For the Lord knows all by name and sees their sins. Do we worship a god that needs men’s direction, do we worship a god that is blind and cannot see

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unrighteousness? Do we worship a god that needs a man to extract punishment against those that blaspheme Him, or His name? Did not Jesus instruct us to let the wheat and the tares grow together, for He would separate them in the end days? Did not the Lord state that vengeance is mine, I shall repay? So then by extracting vengeance upon anyone, this act becomes sin and will be judged as such. Christianity, The belief that Jesus is the Son of God, will never perish from the face of the earth, no matter how much rage the heathen produce. Israel will always exist, no matter how many seek Her destruction, The word of God is eternal as is He. For the Lord and His word are from everlasting to everlasting. Let the heathen rage, do nothing to incite violence. If they refuse the truth, let the Lord deal with it, for we are not their judges but a witness to the truth. We do not partake in violent protest, book burnings, hateful speeches, for the Lord will deal with all unrighteousness. We are the light of the world, but if that light is tarnished by unrighteous acts, who then shall listen to reason?

Ars. Acts 4;25 Proverbs 14;16 Easton Bible Dictionary, Babylon Dictionary.

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