“Faith’s Lodging Place” by Dr.

Joseph Luxum

Introduction In the court of law we have the judge, jury, prosecutor, defender, witnesses and the accused. The entire process of truth finding is based on depositions, which are to be believed as true and accurate. The jury carefully examines the sworn under-oath testimonies, deliberates and weighs the pros and cons and then makes a unanimous decision for or against the defendant. Let’s assume that none of the witnesses told the truth, either they did not reveal the complete truth or they concocted lies making them look like the truth. Usually such concealed lies can be easily called illusions. Illusion always leads to disillusionment and even delusion. Right here we can see the root of the expanding tree, which is a concealed lie. No liar would ever openly tell lies. All lies are carefully wrapped and nicely presented as the truth. That’s why an act of elusion has a basis, which is to avoid direct and truthful confrontation. Confrontation is only necessary when truth faces a lie. When truth meets truth they find fellowship and harmony. When a lie faces another lie both are on edge, watching their backs, uneasy and uncomfortable; nonetheless, they also find some sordid fellowship. Of course, it depends on the jury’s composition and their individual belief systems, their intelligence, gut feeling, intuition, but above all detailed examination of the alleged evidence. The presented evidence is believed as true. Otherwise any sentence the judge pronounces would be rooted in lies therefore completely baseless; and looking from above also evil. Lies incarcerate the innocent and even kill. The entire process depends on at least one testimony for without witnesses and their testimonies no truth can ever be established and any actions taken thereafter are unfounded. The Bible calls such groundless actions unrighteousness. It is assumed that God does not care, He does not see and that mysterious being (God) can be even manipulated. The wavering in faith, as to His very existence—and much less His abilities in judgment of all liars—suits many today. It is a most readily embraced convenience, which ends in unnecessary suffering and death, yet most don’t seem to care as long as their short-lived wants are gratified. Hardly anyone thinks ahead of time. Getting by today and forgetting tomorrow is all that matters. Justice comes from the word “judicial”; righteousness comes from morality and therefore moral conduct. History shows that people struggle with the ideas of justice, righteousness and fairness. We know how devious and evasive humans can be, because they harbor something they either are ashamed of or want to get away with, saying ‘it ain’t nobody’s business.’
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Once I came upon a small book by Rabbi Krakovski and one sentence stuck in my mind. He said that the kingdom of God is sealed; that seal is called The Truth. The seal of truth is actually found in the New Testament, therefore in Christianity, so I was quite intrigued by it and naturally wanted to break that seal and get into God’s Kingdom, but who would give me the legal permission? Ever since I have kept engaged in the study of truth and discovered its properties, which can do wonders when fully embraced; for when it comes to God and His realm there is no other WAY to Him except through the TRUTH; and right there one finds LIFE. Unless you become like children There are those who do not believe in any witness depositions unless they are under the threat of some lawful punishment. The testimonies of Mary, Peter, John and even those of Jesus’ brothers are indeed depositions. By labeling them as lies one exemplifies not only poor judgment, but also devious character. Guile is always rooted in self and egocentrism. Children have not acquired yet that ‘property’, they are indeed without guile. Did Jesus’s disciples bluntly lie in order to gain a following and then willingly die for what they had witnessed? For when we examine Christianity’s history, and how quickly it spread throughout the world, we see that it was not the Crusaders or the Spanish inquisitors, nor the Conquistadors that really cared about the truth, but rather those that were torn by lions and burnt at the stake. But the question remains as to why would they die such horrible deaths? What possessed them not to renounce their faith? They definitely did not do it out of pride, or egocentrism, but very much out of their opposites. Who in his or her right mind would ever go to a torturous death singing? Those that were tortured were done away with because of superstitions. Being forced to divulge things, which cannot be described with human words, was the practice then. But can the reasons for their deep abiding faith be ever expressed? Perhaps yes… with singing. There is something in one’s soul worthy of paying attention to; but look out! The discovery may cause the seeker to experience the same? But this brings us to the mystery of unbelief. What are the origins of unbelief? Why so many seek to undermine the very existence of Jesus? I understand that Sir Doyle invented Sherlock Holmes, gave him a fictional birthplace and even an address, and for many, that is so much easier to believe in than in Jesus.
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The historian Josephus Flavius had mentioned Jesus, but in a sort of vague way. The born in a manger man who singlehandedly changed the world, was not worth more of Flavius’s ink than others? Yet, the Calendar we use today dates to His birth and the world’s history entered a brand new era. The secrets lie not in His fame—for Jesus was not yet famous then—but in His humility, which provides the necessary hollow enclosure for the deposit of faith. Today in the court of law we swear to tell the truth and nothing but the truth. If the writers of the Gospels sat on the witness stand today and kept describing those ‘incredible lies’ then what would be the purpose in believing any court witness? Why should we even have courts where truth must be told? But the question is not so much the telling of truth, but rather the believing that their testimony is true. [Psalms 121:4] He that keeps Israel neither slumbers nor sleeps… The realm of matter is suspended in time, which fragments it with days and nights and the 24-hour intervals. During the night people sleep and this habit creates fragmentation in our minds making us think in limited brackets. A week passes, and we have completed the repetitious cycle of seven days. As long as man lives, seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years will keep on slicing up the eternal and timeless truth, which is not limited to time for it remains unshakably unchanging. Using just the physical, sliced-up-by-timemind, one will never be able to grasp the eternal reality, unless… one is converted. When Nicolaus Copernicus had published his 1543 treatise claiming that the Sun, not the Earth, was the center of the solar system the religious world saw it as heresy. That statement always comes from a feeling of superiority, a cup filled with its own clay to the brim, rendering it not a cup, but a lump of whatever. A humble vessel, by the sheer desire to know the truth, searches, and while it searches it prepares the ever more void-of-self place readying it for the most honorable arrival. And when the truth arrives it begins to fill the cup to the brim. Such was Copernicus. Light epitomizes swiftness, but it is not swift enough for even photons take millions of years to traverse the cosmic space. The reason for it is darkness and its mass.

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When we finally detect the light of distant galaxies, they have already transitioned. Because of this hindrance, light and darkness are incompatible and fragmentation slows down any progress. But it is always the physical prideful inadequacy that stifles progress limiting the swiftness of light to penetrate its defenses. The characteristic of the physical matter is darkness and the characteristic of the immaterial world is light. These two don’t jive nor ever will. Children don’t have this problem and that’s the reason why their little brains process and absorb information at least eight times faster than grownups. Anything that moves lives and anything that has desisted from any movement is deemed as being dead. [Acts 17:28] in Him we live and move and exist. God’s truth is never sliced into isolated pieces. It is called God’s Holy Spirit and therefore it relates more to our spiritual person than the intellectual. God does not sleep, because in His presence night and darkness don’t exist. He does not slumber, like having an afternoon nap, because He has no flesh like we do; He doesn’t get weary; He is Spirit. God’s Spirit, or rather God the Spirit, is eternally one and we posses part of Him. At the present stage we say ‘we possess’ because we are more attached to our fleshly aspect than the spiritual. God cannot say ‘I possess Spirit’, or even part of it. He is Spirit. Period. Something physical can deal with something spiritual and vice versa. But there might come a time when the Spirit completely incorporates into its essence the physical body dissolving it like a comet. We are also Spirit if we see that part of our lives as predominant. The expression depicting as the flesh-and-blood enclosed Spirit sounds really good. It is my firm belief that one glorious moment we will cease speaking like we do today, by saying ‘I possess this or that’. For just as people relinquish all of their earthly possessions when they die, so we shall no longer say ‘I possess’. There will come that glorious moment when God will possess me, but even then this expression is most inadequate because God possesses no one, but rather makes Himself one with. Being one with God and becoming one Spirit with Him is that most glorious moment toward which we travel.

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[John 3:6] “That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. “Do not be amazed that I said to you, ‘you must be born again’.” Do I have grounds for disbelieving your testimony? Do I have grounds to doubt your words? If I do then I must either have had terrible experiences with liars who have conditioned me to think this way, or I am a liar myself and there is no truth in me? I filter everything through my own reality. But can that reality be changed? Everyone would quickly agree with the first statement (bad experiences with liars), but perhaps we should first examine ourselves? What rules our thinking and why we doubt? Do I have any reasons to disbelieve a little child when he or she tells me what they have witnessed, accurately or not, much less when a child informs me of an ache or pain, which might signal a health problem. We believe a child when he or she does not feel well because all people, rich or poor wise or fools, are not exempt from getting ill from time to time. But there are some things we do not relate to because they are completely absent in some people. Such people do not relate to anything of the heavenly substance for they have nothing, and to be kind, perhaps very little of it. It is not a matter or faith or unbelief, but rather who we are and how we process information; what we accept and what we reject. What occupies our consciousness and what are our priorities and naturally so are also attachments to those priorities. Everyone is carrying ancestral baggage. Many wish to be rid of it once and for all, but the pleasures of the grandeur of imaginations and visions of one’s own importance prevent one from parting with them. And precisely because of these, people will always find someone, perhaps a motivational speaker to accentuate these longings of grandeur and worldly importance. Feeding on words—like a leach sucking blood—propagates one’s importance and that hidden desire to be someone great. In whatever measure one sees him or herself great, as long as those feelings and imaginations are there, there will always be someone taking advantage of it. Religion, quite skillfully, markets these things; for demand always calls for a supply. These are the basic rules of marketing. [John 6:44] “No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him… There are people, and there are people. Not everyone will hover above those low places of manipulation in the pursuit to gratify one’s desires. “God forbid I should ever take away
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the hope of becoming great! I would lose my clientele”—would be the natural response, but what about the truth? What about righteousness? Are these meaningless? Have we gone mad after flesh that we have become blind to any sense of innocence, kindness, love and honest care for the less fortunate? Guile is prized above straightforward honesty, which is deemed stupid. Shrewdness we call wisdom and knowledge we call instinct. Understanding is limited to one’s own sustenance and preservation and no one else really matters anymore. Have we become indeed deevolved animals? They survive and fight with all their means to stay alive, and understandably so, but that’s just their instinct. They kill to eat in order to propagate their own kind. With all the gadgetry and (evolutionary) skills, humans slowly sink to the level of animals and even below. Animals don’t lie, we do. Animals do not bear false witness, we do. Animals exist for us; we destroy their natural habitat. Animals help us in our labors, pulling wagons and plows, etc., we profit and use them to chew out the competition through legal channels. We raise funds for the less fortunate, but in the process we stuff ourselves with much more. This is sanctioned and legalized. Money became the most sought after commodity and when one does not have it, people divorce, orphan their children or commit suicide. Animals don’t do that. Killing for money, or inheritance, floods the entertainment industry with mysteries, for this murderous greed already resides in too many and keeps us spellbound. The mad pursuit for more of it destroys even the facilitators of that mammon of unrighteousness. The list is long. This is not evolution, but rather de-evolution or degradation. Yes, we can rise as high as God Himself, but also below the level of pigs. Science keeps comparing us to animals for there is no sentence while speaking about the human brain that in the same breath one must also mention, “out of all the animals our brain has evolved most remarkably.” Never taking into consideration the fact that about 6000 years ago a new brain arrived on the ‘scientific market’ and every other species wanted to possess it. That was precisely the time of Adam’s creation for suddenly, as if out of nowhere the brain grew. We have the biblical record, but religion goes about it the awkward way so science confronts it and beats it with a better hypothesis. Religion propagates creationism, which is fine, but it concentrates only on the physical aspect of time and of just the

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physical matter. How about a university that studies the spirit of life itself without its enclosures and derivatives? In God, time is very flexible. Second of all, matter can be examined quite precisely these days; and that in turn points to the brand new creation within something preexisting and old—Adam and Eve. Not all people came from Adam of Genesis 1 & 2. Why being stubborn? The answer is found in the Scripture. Biblical genealogies trace back to Adam and then stop, but that is not a scientific record, but rather the record of Israel and the Jewish people, as well as Kenites—Cain’s progeny—although at some point it stops and they are known by their fruits. [1John 2:15] Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. The love of the Father; what is it? Clearly, John says that those who love the present physical world with all its illusions do not possess the Father’s love. Simply put, they are just the field, facilitating the seed. Right here is secreted the mystery of faith and unbelief. The filtering of all things through the fleshly prism of understanding results—respectfully speaking—in absurdity; the love of this physical world creates a physical prism and physical binoculars; eyeglasses if you will, through which we watch this world. [V.16] For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. It is not the pride of heaven or the spirit, which has none, but the pride of this temporary life. Could it be that this pride of life robs one of the Father’s love and therefore faith? [Luke 18:8] "… When the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?" This substance called faith still resides on our planet. It is the God-sent gift. But slowly this gift is being taken as if it might be one’s own property and to be handled as one wishes. If it were so, one would remodel the entire earth. If we, for example, don’t like the Himalayas standing in our way or the Alps, we would move them elsewhere, but irresponsibly; and may I add, selfishly.
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Theologians combine scriptures concocting their own new theories telling us that we can extract faith from our selves. All that we need is faith—they say. Faith is already here. It’s a gift! It comes the moment we preach the resurrected from the dead Christ. (Romans 10:17)—At that precise moment the gift of faith is released, but why are so many preoccupied with just their own or the theological faith? In order to operate in God’s faith one needs to humble the pride of this life. In order to obtain the supernatural GIFT OF FAITH, one needs to give up one’s own; the one filledwith-pride faith. We’ve been taught to hold on; to not give up; to be determined and to stand our ground. God permitted us to obtain some results through these practices, but that was just an introduction to the faith, which is His, the gift of life and power. Once this gift passes through a worthy vessel the miraculous begins to take place. (The tract ‘The Origin of Pride’ by the same author, explains it in greater detail.) [John 6:65] And He was saying, “For this reason I have said to you, that no one can come to Me unless it has been granted him from the Father.” Do I have any grounds for disbelieving or to reinterpret these words, twist them in order to suit my own set of beliefs? “No one can, or is able to come to Me unless…” Not having the ability to come to Jesus and believe in Him puzzles many. The front pages of weekly magazines depict religious themes, and dedicate entire issues to the mystery of faith. Is faith a mystery? Yes, to some, those to whom it is not given from the Father above. The wealth of wisdom Only an adult can humble him or herself to the level of a child, which is innocence and simplicity. Only a complicated person can make him or herself simple again, but behind that simplicity is a wealth of wisdom. A child cannot become a scientist, but gradually outgrows its childhood, then passes the turbulent period of being a teenager and then becomes a mature person. With that maturity comes education. With the education comes knowledge, and then whatever knowledge one wants to acquire. That knowledge will have to be perfected in some way turning one into an expert. Far from it, wisdom is not necessarily the next stage.

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Wisdom is a practice of an acquired knowledge, but the practice of medicine just because one has graduated from a medical school does not constitute nor validities wisdom. Wisdom does not belong to just one field of expertise. Wisdom has something to do with life as a whole. Wisdom is heavenly; it is spiritual in its very essence. Wisdom is the proper action taken after insightful observation until one became familiar with the realm one came from, passed through this physical world and returned glorified or… ashamed. One can become glorious and even more inadequate than a child. If the expertise is to only bring financial sustenance to one’s life and not much more then all that knowledge is futile. If you pride yourself with life’s achievements, which do not include the life beyond matter then indeed, you are poor. If one leaves the knowledge about God up to religion one forfeits the attainment of life’s wisdom, which encompasses three worlds; the one from which one came, the one in which one sojourns right now, and the one, one returns to. The world, one came from, is the realm of one’s spiritual infancy. This world—which gave us physical bodies—affects our spiritual disposition. The Earth’s external elements incessantly work on us as if to extrapolate life out of its enclosures; and by paying much attention to just the body we actually accelerate the dying process. People try to prolong their physical existence with exercises, all kinds of nutrients, vitamins and medications. When they happen to be at their wit’s end they ask for prayer or seek divine healing. But right there comes the fascination with the miracle. If they get one they seem too quickly to attribute it to their own faith, or to the fact that they are special… “Look at me!” Or to publicly sensationalize things, playing into the healer’s hands. Yes, I’ve been there too. I also sensationalized things, making a big show just to get anywhere with people’s faith, but the premise was wrong. God does not like anything sensationalized. Miracles on His side are natural. We have crossed dangerous barriers when being fascinated with the supernatural; that’s why most of the supposed miracles are just psychosomatic. Quite often, public hysteria also plays a major role in the symptoms of relief, but then the status quo returns. Lots of these things are rooted in self-pity and the desire to be special and to parade it in front of others. Another reason is one’s own projected faith in the meetings, in the atmosphere and in the gift of healing itself. I am not trying to put down anyone’s faith but rather educate it.
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Imagine someone approaching you on a busy New York Street asking you for 1,000 dollars promising to return it the next day at the same spot, same time. What would be your reaction? First of all, you do not know the person let alone lend money. But if someone close to you, a family member or a loved one might ask you for the same, what would your reaction be then? You’ve guessed it. You might be inclined to take the risk, wouldn’t you, and why? The answer is plain; you know that someone much better than the person you just met on the busy street in New York City. What it comes down to is knowledge and familiarity. Although we may assume that we know someone well and therefore trust that person, actually we don’t know, in-depth, anyone, not even your own children that you gave birth to. Our souls remain a mystery. Everything moves and changes rendering it all as unstable and unreliable when trust and faith is concerned. God is constant. His faithfulness is constant and His loving character changes not. God has no raging hormones nor does He go though any metamorphosis, but how can one know that for certain? The answer lies in knowledge. The better knowledge of Him and His ways—by above first humbling the pride of this present life—opens up the huge floodgates to faith. I do pray for the sick and believe for miracles and miracles happen and they are real. What I address here is the general psychology. Any supernatural healing on our side is very natural on God’s side. The crossing over to God’s side does not have to be with the show of some extraordinary manifestations. Come over to His side and let’s bathe in the stream of life, quite naturally, without any additional fascination. As you can see, I am preparing for something true and also very much natural. Not something outlandishly supernatural to make you speechless. God does not want you to be puzzled so that you would crave more confirmations and more miracles, acting out your disbelief. To put it bluntly, this is indeed perverse and wicked. [Matthew 16:1; 4] The Pharisees and Sadducees came up, and testing Jesus, they asked Him to show them a sign from heaven. But He replied to them (…) “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign…”

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I’ve been in a meeting where the church was filled to capacity yet no miracle or sign I was allowed to perform. I was grieved in my spirit. After the service the pastor told me that most of these people came to see you pull a rabbit out of the hat. Days passed and one day the power to heal and perform a miracle was present. That day God picked the right people, while the ‘rabbit hunters’ being quite disappointed with the Evangelist’s anointing stayed away. During that special service real miracles and wonders took place of which I hear to this very day, almost 20 years later. Tumors, blindness and incurable diseases just left people and stayed away for good like those ‘rabbit hunters’. As stated above, the elements incessantly work on our bodies as if pressing life out of if. Will they succeed or will the boss inside have the last say so? That’s what an overcomer does; he or she overcomes the shell, the enclosure, which is exposed to the elements like heat and cold, movements of the earth, air pollution, water and food. Making oneself like a child, trusting and depending, but not intuitively, but this time through knowing, designates one for the overcomer’s triumph. Naturally children believe even the made-up stories, because not everything made up is void of some part of the greater truth. It does not hurt a child to hear a totally made up story, because sooner or later that child will mature and attain the status of either integrity or guile. However, if someone ‘matures’ in foolishness and wrong information the childhood fairytales will have an adverse affect. One must mature in the knowledge of truth. Those that took the wrong turn in life will always be busy justifying by giving lengthy reasons why they are double-tongued and untrustworthy as if supporting that wobbly structure they have contrived over time. They come up with many reasons: bad childhood, abuse, unloving or broken home; and although these are valid reasons they are invalid when it comes to overcoming. One has all the more reasons to rise above them in the name of truth and childlike innocence. One must co-weigh the love of self with the love for the Creator, even the heavenly Father and then outweigh the former. All of us will come to that point of decision at which center stands the true and biblical repentance. “Do you love me more than these?” will be the question, and what will you say?

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Truth & Innocence Those who undermine the validity of historical facts and the validity of witnesses, expressed through words of truth, reveal their own state of mind. The heavenly truth’s nature is that it echoes anything real down below. It mirrors the physical reality; by the same token the earthly ‘truth’ is often fragmented and twisted by self just to suit the self. Staying true to something means to be faithful and that is the reason why God hates divorce. How can people divorce disregarding their children, which they brought into this world? Divorce is a terrible thing for lies are rampant then. Mud slinging and all sorts of malice surfaces, there is no place or the atmosphere to talk about faithfulness or truth, but resentment and greed come to fore. Had there been faithfulness and the nurturing of that precious fruit (of the Holy Spirit) one would never divorce, but accidents happen and the outsiders never know the actual truth found between the spouses. They often take sides and stick to one story by totally rejecting the other, just because it suits them better. They close their ears to the truth and the facts, because they even do not trust their own integrity let alone someone’s they decided not to like. Who in their right mind would become innocent as a child, just because…? There’s no money in it. There is no praise or rewards or fame in it on this earth. So what’s so special about becoming child-like? [Matthew 14:4-6] “Whoever then humbles himself as this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” “Whoever humbles himself.” – This is something that is being done of one’s own will. Never forced or imposed. Right there in such an act we find wisdom. Anyone doing it just because… is already great, but on the other side. On this side however, one then becomes as someone to be trampled down as refuse. Therefore wisdom is the key that opens the door of triumph. People respect wisdom, but it takes time for a childlike person to prove it on a consistent and steady basis. A wise person will pay that price. “And whoever receives one such child in My name receives Me.”

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Here Jesus associates Himself with the innocence of a child, not trumpeting His greatness or importance, but His childlike state, which most likely He Himself brought about. Indeed it was His individual work. Only a grown-up can make him or herself into a child, having child-like faith. That gift of faith loves to abide in the presence of innocence. If you recognize someone with that self-imposed humility and child-like innocence you recognize Jesus Himself. When you receive someone coming to Him in His name in such a state and you recognize that state, you receive Jesus Himself. Not everyone who comes to you saying, ‘in Jesus name’ God had really sent. It is not what one says, but who one is. That’s why He also said that by their fruits, not by their words, you would know them, or recognize them. [Matthew 7:20] But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea. The belief in Jesus had something to do with the gift of faith, which the Father had sent. Those that were drawn to His Son were attracted because the Father had pulled them toward His Son. By giving such His faith—in the Messiah Jesus—He had deposited His kind of faith in them and grown a tree, which still grows today. At the same time there comes the wrath of God also, which stems from HESID (A Hebrew word for brotherly shielding love). And here you have also the answer to the question, what’s the profit in making oneself innocent? The answer is LOVE! Anyone swaying others away from following Jesus in order to disbelieve in Him incurred God’s wrath. Here we see that on one hand, God gives His gift of faith to the humble—to the one who like a child follows the Master—and on the other He pours His wrath on the one that would discourage anyone from following His Son. This describes His beloved. [Psalms 105: 15] “Do not touch My anointed ones, and do My prophets no harm.” Those who have recognized someone’s anointing (anointed means Christ or Messiah) and yet—out of jealousy—have attacked and persuaded others not to follow such vessel, will have to deal with God’s HESID. The very anointing testifies of the fact that either one was hired as a laborer in God’s vineyard or actually one is His beloved, even His son or daughter. Both are anointed, but the difference is profound. One is just a hired hand and is rewarded
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for his or her faithfulness, while the other is the inheritor of all things the Father has, even though presently such does not enjoy much fame, or worldly wealth. Nonetheless, again, it takes the child-like innocence to recognize the difference between the two; for in this innocence truth is found. [Note] Hirelings and sons are both anointed to do the same job; only their rewards differ. Sooner or later, those that unjustly accuse His beloved anointed vessel, will be in trouble with God for it is nobody’s business to insinuate evil, accuse or judge His vessel for in His own way and in due season God will deal with His own, in His own way. As long as He gives His anointed the time in which one can repent; others must stay away and pray for such. The allotted time to repent is His period of grace, even for His anointed vessel. However, sometimes that time expires and His vessel, after corrupting him or herself must be suddenly removed from the earth and that removal is often through sudden death. God’s callings and anointings cannot ever be recalled or transferred to another; they can be only terminated by death. Why am I saying these things? This is to show you my dear friend how God feels about us, and His kingdom on earth. Everyone wants to be loved. But before one is loved one must access that heavenly love which came into every human being already in the mother’s womb. Some mothers did not love their babies while they were pregnant. Some wanted to abort them, others brawled with their spouses or family members, screaming in frustration while still carrying a child; even worse, even after the child was born. Nonetheless, the love of God as seed is in all of us, but the seed has not been sown yet and has not germinated. We must awake that seed first. The very fact that you are on this earth and read this volume speaks of His love, for the Sovereign One has directed you to get it and read it. Right now you are gaining the correct knowledge, which aids the seed in its process of germination, development and fruition. Due to many abuses committed in the name of religion, to put it mildly, trust and commitment does not come too easily. More than any other subject, the subject of religion raises

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more questions than it provides answers. Unless you are famous and widely accepted your words will not be easily accepted; and here is the crux of the matter. A dying of cancer woman healed
(Excerpts from the upcoming book by Dr. J. Luxum “The Healing Power of Love – Laws of the Kingdom.” (Accounts of fifty-five supernatural and medically verified miracles, including resurrections of babies and adults as well as creative miracles that include supernatural recreation of nonexistent eyes. The book deals with the laws that govern the supernatural.) The book is written in a conversational-interview style between the interviewer Rosh and the Interviewee Akev. Rosh means head, also beginning or start of anything. Akev means heel, which speaks of the end or of something farther in time.

An Excerpt:

[Akev] Yes. Once in Cleveland Tennessee a lady approached me asking if I would

be willing to visit her stricken with cancer friend. The doctors did not give her a week to live. In those days I was just beginning to learn how to be in tune with God’s will; I told the lady to give me some time. I went to pray making sure that the sick lady would be healed. Very clearly the Lord showed me that she was not meant to depart yet and that He will most certainly heal her. I announced the good news and we traveled some distance to the hospital. When we entered her room. Another lady with flowers in hand was sort of saying goodbye to the sick lady. Knowing what the Lord told me, the flower lady and her actions did not settle well with me. After few words, I came up with an idea as to how to be rid of this ‘strong believer’ in doctors’ last word. I brought up the scripture from James 5:14-16, which speaks of the sick calling for the elders of the church, confessing sins, being anointed with oil and being prayed for. “Since we do not need to know your sins,” I said to the patient, “it would be better that we all go outside and leave you alone with the Lord.” That was the opportunity to be rid of any interference. [James 5:14-15] Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him. Now, this part is important, because as it was the case with the lame man at the Pool of Bethesda, who was sick for 38 years and Jesus said that the cause of it was sin, I wanted make sure that all points are covered. When someone is about to die than what’s the point in

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holding on to one’s rights or denials? Even if one does not remember any sins, one should anyhow humble the pride of life with the tool God has already provided; and that tool is the confession of sins. Self-righteousness never goes down well with the supremely righteous and holy God. God’s word is the hammer that breaks rocks. Hardening of heart takes place when things go well, but when things do not go well one should take that as an ‘opportunity’ to bring down the rebellious sinful nature down and crush it. Jeremiah 23:29 “Is not My word like fire?” declares the LORD, “and like a hammer which shatters a rock?” His word is the Gardner’s knife of truth, fire, the double-edged sword and the hammer. When calamity knocks one should seek the Truth and fall under it for who knows, perhaps your number is not up yet? All ones needs is God’s anointed vessel bringing the truth. [James 5:14-16] Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. I am not a Catholic priest and although it is clearly written that we should confess sins one to one another, the lady’s test was different. She was asked to speak directly to God and humble the pride of life. Later on I have learned that she was the owner of a large restaurant, I think, also a chain. She also confessed to me that she was busier with serving the best steaks in town and making money than with God and His kingdom although she was God’s child. So the confession was the first stage to be followed by the second stage. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. I was pacing the hall waiting for a signal, meanwhile more people tried to visit the patient, but I told the lady who invited me that no one was allowed to go into her room, but only at my word. The visitors waited in line close to the wall. Suddenly, in my spirit, I saw a ball of light falling on the hospital, everything went bright and I started to laugh with supernatural bubbling joy. That’s when the gift of faith comes for it stays away from sadness, but abides
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in joy. I looked over to the side and the entire group of visitors by the wall swayed and almost fell down. They started to weep and giggle like me. They were thrown against the wall about five of them all at once. The atmosphere changed. I motioned to the lady in the hall to not let anyone in yet. I entered myself and my spiritual eyes were opened. At the foot of the patient’s bed stood the Master Himself. Jesus looked exactly the way I saw him in a dream when I was four or five year old. He blinked His eyes at me and smiled nodding His head with approval. I was stunned, the room was filled with light and the lady was weeping, her face was radiant. Jesus just faded into air and I was dealing with the lady on one-to-one basis. “I see that you have had a visitor.” The lady was stuck with tubes in her arms and nose her face drenched in tears and her hospital gown wet. With a quiver in her voice she said, “Yes Jesus was here…” Her face showed an ecstatic elation and peace one hardly ever sees on people. I knew that the Hospital was visited for a purpose. I laid hands on her and prophesied saying, “After three days you will leave this hospital healed.” I opened the door and warned the visitors to not grieve or say goodbye, but rather congratulate her for her miraculous recovery. Well, I did not have to convince them. They knew. It is hard to explain it, but the gift of faith is one, coming from the One, and all present were filled with it too for the lady. They all were united in faith; that in itself is miraculous. The next day I got a phone call from the lady that asked me to visit the patient: “brother Joseph, you will not believe what she did today; she asked for dinner and then another plate.” The next day the same voice on the phone brought me more news, “brother Joseph you won’t believe what she did today; she got up and washed her hair.” On the following day she called me again telling me how the lady dressed her self up and was on her way out. The nurses stopped her at the door and turned her back. After all screenings and tests the patient was confirmed free of cancer. The lady was released from the hospital. I never capitalize on such events; never toot my horn or build my ministry around; I slip away just as Jesus did. Why? The answer is simple. In order to ensure peace with God and keep the precious presence of the Holy Spirit always near, one must shunt a business like

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behavior. Business is business and the Kingdom of God is His Kingdom. These two don’t mix. [Rosh] But you do raise funds for your ministry, don’t you? [Akev] Yes, I live because of offerings, but I am not a fundraiser, I am not able to do it successfully. There are some gifted people who really can do it. Notwithstanding the fact that in comparison with other ministries I am actually poor. I wish to have more and do less of the physical work, which I must often do myself because of the insufficient funds. I have injured my hands and made some of my fingers crooked. I get sore from physical work, and live modestly. One might say that I do not have enough faith, yet my prosperity will be released at the appointed time. God keeps the calendar. *** Law of the Kingdom This law is not too complicated to understand, for by now the reader might have noticed that the conditions around such miracle must be special. In those days I did not know these laws and also, if I might add, I was never bossy. But at that particular time I became bossy for I had the word of the Lord that the lady would be most definitely healed. Being in possession of this wonderful ticket it was quite easy for me to order people around. I did it for the lady, ensuring that there won’t be any delays due to interference with my holy business. People want to get involved and glean vainglory from the anointing, so they think. Often they stick around the anointed in order to prop themselves up or their assumed ministries; such behavior often hinders God’s work. Much was at stake and mistakes were not only possible, but not allowed ‘in my courtroom’ otherwise I would look like a pretentious fool. Although that is not so important, but what’s important is that the Lord Himself was doing something and it was He that held me in His hand. A slave of His has nothing to say. So all that is required of His servant is preparation or staging the miracle. Then Lord appears on the stage. Preparing NAVEH the honorable place for Him is the key. Just as Jesus told His disciples to go and prepare the Passover room and they went and obeyed their Master so we must do the same. It’s the law and the moment it is satisfied we can then expect a real miracle. The Shunammite woman (2 Kings 4) quickly saddled the donkey and rode off to meet the Elisha. She did not tell even her own husband that his son was dead, but like a flint she set

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her face to meet Elisha and set her mind on God’s promise. These are the laws, which once they are kept miracles will follow. [Isaiah 50:7] For the Lord GOD helps Me, therefore, I am not disgraced; therefore, I have set My face like flint, and I know that I will not be ashamed. When I felt this warmth and melting love I knew that there is something special with that lady in hospital and this sort of a nudging feeling is rare. This law was already active for it is like—for lack of better example—spider’s web. When an insect falls into just one strand of the web the spider knows about it because of the vibration and then the spider follows the trail toward the source of this vibration and then catches the prey. Or like the domino pieces, which were lined up to fall. When the boss says, “go” we must precisely fallow and obey and keep the chain command unbroken. The angelic structures in God’s Kingdom know what’s about to happen before it happens on earth, because they are in the timeless sphere where things already are, or happened before they do down here in our timeframe. One only needs to tap into that knowledge. For example: the angel that works in Cleveland Tennessee is not working in London UK, nonetheless all angels are aware of other angel’s activities elsewhere because they are in the timeless Kingdom of the One. When I asked the Lord and experienced the melting of my heart I drew the above reality down to the place where I was. The angel assigned to this task was ready, and the heavens rejoiced. Angels do not heal, we do. Jesus said to us to heal the sick in His name, but the knowledge must be there first for without that knowledge one would only operate in blind faith. God’s faith is never blind. It is the substance of things unseen, nonetheless the substance, but on the side of eternity. In this timeframe there is sickness, death and the doctors’ opinions while in the timeless-no-frame-realm the endless life just is. Period. The heavenly substance comes with a delay. All one needs is to have his or her mind dipped in the heavenly reality for each individual. One must also know if the disposition and proneness to humility and contrition will be there. God knows about it; we don’t. Knowing the fact that the humbling of pride is very important to God—which is often the key to the jammed lock, which man managed to create—by asking we receive the answer.
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As already mentioned earlier the king Hezekiah who was about to die. The prophet Isaiah was sent to him to deliver the heavenly decision and confirm this fact. Hezekiah started to weep, which is a sign of confession and repentance and that deeply moved God’s heart and then the timeless life above was granted to the king for a timeframe of 15 years. As this was taking place God’s prophet was stopped on his way and turned back to the king with a different message. This typifies God’s compassionate and slow to anger heart for he is easily moved by tears of repentance and genuine contrition. The Tennessee woman touched God’s heart, but I knew of this quality in her in advance that’s why I was sent. I saw the substance, which I was to deliver to her on God’s golden platter. And once I was sent I set my face as a flint and obeyed the Boss. Why don’t we see such dramatic miracles in our lives? The answer is this; we do not see the scientifically verified supernatural interventions because of the mixing of civilities and niceties with spiritual things. We seem to respect people more than God, which demonstrates the fact that our priorities are earthly rather than heavenly. Don’t take me wrong I am not suggesting here to forsake all behavioral social forms and etiquette, I only emphasize the fact that when, and again, when one deals with the supernatural nothing else really matters. Prophets Elijah, Isaiah and Jeremiah where of that caliber and also the New Testament figure John the Baptist. Ordinary people often do not understand God’s vessels. The prophet Isaiah was aware of his peculiarity and the gravity of his mission and just like any other human being wanted to fit in… no such chance. God’s voices and His pointing fingers – the prophets – were and always will be hated and persecuted. Period. Looking for mercy all of their lives and never fining it is painful, but the joy of heaven within is really what matters to them. Prophets are under the theocratic rule of the Almighty; they can be rough and come across as uncivilized, wild and unrefined, but when you take a closer look you will actually find out the total opposite. Real prophets of God are very refined, highly intelligent and tactful. But when they are not under the ministerial mantle doing God’s will the supernatural zeal takes over. Their sense of compassion is intense. An average person can hardly understand God’s prophets whose refinement is out of this world. (End of excerpt.) If you wish to receive previews of the upcoming book please contacts us at http://luxumlight.com/contact.html

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Quality of faith The Apostle Paul describes faith as substance of things hoped for. The Old Testament describes faith as faithfulness and in this case it says: because you broke faith with Me… (Deuteronomy 32:51, N.A.S.B.) The Hebrew word for faith is ‘Emunah’ but in this case it was Moses’s transgression against God’s commandment and for this he had to die. God said one thing, and Moses did another, not believing God’s word in its entirety. Although Moses received much, his problem was the heavy burden he had to carry and which he could no longer endure. Moses was a prince and a very intelligent man. He felt that he had to put up with all those primitive slaves for so long without any enjoyment of a civilized world. He was tired and actually wanted to go, leaving Joshua in charge. However, before he left he left the most remarkable legacy to be discovered about 3,200 years later—the Bible codes. The Jewish tradition has it that the TORAH, the five books of Moses, was written without intervals, or punctuation. It was a one long text without any pauses. Only in the time of Ezra and Nehemiah, the second Temple period, pauses and punctuation were introduced for the very first time. The authority of scholars, rabbis and scribes was then established. No ordinary person could read the TORAH with understanding. Once the text was broken into legible sections, transcribing and copying of the text became most important. What was the motivator for the return to the Ancient Land of Israel and why was grace given to rebuild the temple, and why were the Bible books recompiled, recopied and reassembled again? It is obvious that it was not self-made, but actually God ordained and faith was given to accomplish it. Today we have the Bible codes. Take any other book containing long text and apply the same rules to it and you will randomly come up with incoherent and isolated words. However, when you do the same to the TORAH you will have consistent legible readings of equally skipped intervals, messages that astound today’s scientific community. Probabilities as one in a billion are not random. Something’s going on. The world is about to be ushered into a new era. It is my belief that the codes are there for a reason; and now the mathematical technology is being refined even more. What is known at this stage is only one-dimensional. Works are being conducted right now to go beyond this level and even beyond the two-dimensional research and still farther. How far we can go examining the Bible codes is endless. Faith is
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indeed given and with it an insight, awareness and wisdom for indeed these codes are being used in many applications of our lives. As we progress with this research it becomes more secretive. Although the onedimensional code-unraveling technology is widely available—and almost anyone can find information about him or herself—the deeper decoding research is classified. Again. God revealed and gave us the gift of faith to find the power of His marvelous creation and also our powers. Does the heavenly Father want to show us what we will do if we take that road? Does He show us the consequences and perhaps give us the tools to change things already set into motion? Absolutely. This is true. If that were not the truth we would never hear about repentance, thorough change and the reversal of time.
(An excerpt from Secrets of Prayer booklet by the same author.)

Three kinds of faith are these: 1. Little faith. 2. Great faith 3. Faith • • • On the Sea of Galilee during the storm in the sinking boat the disciples had the little faith, which is unprofitable in God’s Kingdom. (Matthew 8:25-27) It’s like reading a newspaper or hearing a story. Both, the Canaanite woman as well as the Roman Centurion had the great faith, which is God’s gift on the receiving side. This faith is not the commanding faith of Mark 11:23. Both Luke 18:8 and Mark 11:23 speak of the divine gift of faith released only to God’s anointed, prophetically. (Here we could write more books.) When God speaks I act; faith then performs a miracle for it is the Spirit of Faith, which is brought by not the self but by the Holy Spirit.

[Luke 12:32] I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail… Jesus prayed for Peter. Satan received permission from God to sift Peter (Exact Greek). I assume that Peter’s compulsiveness had to go; otherwise he was not fit to perfectly obey God and fulfill his mission. This Greek word ἐκλείπω “ek-li'-po” speaks of omitting, ceasing or to make something die, translated into English as “fail.” This precious commodity or cargo within our earthly vessels must be cared for and nurtured for it is living and extremely potent. Peter was about to undergo refinement just as Satan in the desert tested Jesus, now Peter was about to go through a similar experience. In both cases the Holy Spirit was there to guard faith.
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[Mark 1:12-13] (NASB) Immediately the Spirit impelled Him to go out into the wilderness. And He was in the wilderness forty days being tempted by Satan…
Note: Extensively I use the new American Stand Bible because I find it to be the closest to the original Hebrew and Greek; it makes a real sense.

This Greek word ἐκβάλλω “ek-bal'-lo” means, ejecting, bringing forth, casting, or putting forth, driving out, expelling, leaving, plucking, pulling, taking, thrusting out, to send away. Hardly anyone pays attention to the fact that it was not Satan, but rather the Holy Spirit who pulled Jesus into the wilderness where Satan was stationed and awaited Jesus’ arrival. Today’s mindset does not allow for these two types to have anything in common. It’s just too much of spook. (How blessed I am to know otherwise.) I used the Gospel of Mark on purpose because it is the oldest Gospel and it uses ‘Satan’ instead of the devil, which Matthew and Luke employ in their passages. The reason is this: Satan is God’s prosecutor, tester and faultfinder, while the devil is a Kenite (John 8:44; also 1 John 3:8 “the devil has sinned from the beginning”) a descendent of Cain a tare and walking in Cain’s shoes. This mix is there because there was a physical human being that was familiar with the temple’s secret passages, which explains the temptation. Then the devil (a man) took Him into the holy city and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down… (Matthew 4:5-6) So it was not a hallucination, but an actual encounter. Contrary to many beliefs Satan is on God’s leash and not like a loose rabid dog that chewed off his leash and madly going around biting people. The ignorance regarding this fact causes many an unnecessary anxiety and yes, loss of precious time and the use of life’s energies in order to battle something that has always been under God’s sovereign and complete control. Instead of studying God Himself we study mythology. NOTE: Right now it is not the place or time for me to explain it all. One must pay a little price to understand God and His kingdom. If you really love Him you would pay the price of seeking and availing yourself with reading materials, which point back to Him in truth. I have already paid the price and I still keep on paying it. However, with each payment my joy rises. In conclusion: it was the Holy Spirit who brought Jesus out into the wilderness in order to test Him there through, no one else but His angel Satan. [Mark 1:12-13] (KJV) And immediately the Spirit driveth him into the wilderness. And he was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted of Satan; The Spirit drove Jesus (KJV), which is correct. However, the word “tempted” is not correctly translated. This Greek word πειράζω “pi-rad'-zo” means to test, endeavor, scrutinize, entice, discipline, examine, go about, prove, tempt, try. Test, endeavor or discipline makes more sense than tempting. To me, a temptation can come from an extremely sexy and beautiful enticing young woman offering her deluxe services. But that temptation in itself can only be a test. But on which side is the test and on which side is the temptation? The woman does the tempting, but God does the testing, He does not tempt me for He tempts no one. (James 1:13)
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Now, if we look at that which I just said in the context of the Holy God and the sinful prostitute then these two don’t go together. It’s revolting. However, if we look at the woman as God’s creature gone astray then we evoke God’s compassion on her. Should I condemn the woman? Some, as those in Muslim countries, have eliminated this problem. Who knows… perhaps they are perfect. If the emphasis is placed on the tempter devil/Satan then we blur our true vision and see a mirage because then we can’t see that it was the Holy Spirit who did the driving in the first place. However, if we put emphasis on the test, which came from God, then we see the brightly shining truth. Now, which one God would want you to see? (This falls in the category of the Last Reformation.) Apparently we have many choices here and the translators chose the word “tempt” because it suits their theology. However, if we take theology away and see God as the Omniscient (All-Knowing), Omnipresent and Omnipotent; the same who told Daniel about the succession of empires from the Babylonian, Persian, Greek and Roman, then we see a different God; the fully in control One; the God who is one with His angels, which must also encompass Satan; otherwise we create a big mess in our mind. He who had revealed the future to a mortal man, like to Daniel, couldn’t He also prevent the supposed rebellion of Lucifer? Couldn’t this God also spot the secret plot and the alleged rebellion of Lucifer? Follow this logic carefully for it is not mine (like temptation), but His, which is a test. One needs darkness in order to hide any plots therein. In heaven there is no darkness. One would need time to prepare and plan. In heaven there is no time. All thoughts are known to God in heaven for there are no secrets for in order to have secrets one would need time, darkness, will and physical self-identity. With God’s permission we can harbor secrets, but only for the time being. He chose not to know them because of will. He respects us. However, all of God’s angels do not have free will because they are spirits and winds subordinated to God’s perfect will; and they are in heaven. If we do the same on earth we become like angels and that’s what Jesus did in Gethsemane as the Son of Man. When I surrender my will to God’s will I will become like Enoch of old. If heaven succumbs to violent rebellions then what sort of a heaven are we preparing ourselves for? Think! Hoping for a new heaven and new earth and God’s better or new way of handling Lucifer is a nice thing to have, but I have something much better. Holy Spirit Himself gives us logic and clarity with the awesome gift of Faith. 1 Corinthians 12:9 to another faith by the same Spirit… This is no longer the little or great faith, but God’s faith. [Hebrews 11:6] And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. 1. Coming to God. 2. Believe in His existence. 3. Getting a reward from Him after one seeks Him. • One must have the little faith in order to come to God and all people do have this kind of faith already for we are born with it. This is something natural, like a
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newly born baby deer; it will not go to a stranger, but suckles on its own mother’s milk immediately after birth. We are born with similar instincts and free will, but over time for some strange reason some have stopped nurturing them. We chose wrong and messed up our free will. It is unnatural to not cleave back to our God and suckle on the milk of the Holy Spirit. • • The belief in God’s existence has something to do with the quality of faith. He exists, but is He the God of my church’s theology or world’s standard belief? Getting a reward from God takes an engaging faith and that is the great faith, which as already mentioned, the Centurion had as well as the Canaanite woman. But this had started with Noah, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. All had acted on the great faith. In this context one can understand why Jesus said, will He find faith on the earth?” (We will speak about it again later on.)

(End of excerpt)

Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein, in deferent measures, both dabbled with the Bible Codes and both came upon this startling discovery. They were convinced that if there were a God, then He—keeping in line with His own intelligence—would have left for His children some extremely potent legacy. Since the evidence already points in this direction, for we seek and ponder; the Bible Codes barely scratch the surface. It is evident that He indeed wants us to seek Him for the Bible is filled with such expressions, in both Old and New Testaments. Faith is a gift. Unfortunately it is given to some while to others it is not. Those deprived of it can only watch and comfort themselves with the pride of this temporary life. The reason they do not have it is that they have made no provisions for it in the first place. We, who are open and ready for this wonderful gift, will continue living for eternity while others, carrying quite a different message, which is: ‘beyond the grave there is nothing’, will not. Now comes the question as to what sort of faith quality one already possess or wants to operate under. Or better said, in what kind of God do you believe? Many confess Him as the Omniscient One who knows every minute detail of anything that happened in the past, present and the future. We are written on the palms of His hands prophet Isaiah said. [Isaiah 49:16] " Behold, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands." The Omni God or a god that sort of got caught by surprise and did not spot the plot of Satan and his supposed subordinates warred and prevailed, so what seduces our imagination is that our chosen God is the One who had overpowered Satan and his angels and threw them into Abyss, Hell, Hades, Sheol, Tartarus, etc, for eternal punishment. It seems as if like
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us angels have free will and fight over territory in the endless spiritual Kingdom. As if angels have self-identity and act on that identity while having their own resolve? All these are pagan and pagan to the core yet they are found in the New Testament for it was a very popular literature in those days, which the apostles had only alluded to just to get the attention of the mythology-seared Greek mind. In Greek mythology Hades is a place in the underworld and Tartarus was some kind of a deity. Eventually that terrible god of Tartarus also became a place of punishment. The mythical Tartarus was believed to be the birthplace of light and cosmos. These imaginations passed on to the Greek speaking audience of St Peter and St Jude. When we compare the writings of Paul, he also alluded to these things, but again the strategy was to only get people’s attention; just as we do today in our oratory where we insert something best selling and popular. Although ‘Harry Potter’ is a fairytale and the ‘Da Vinci Code’ pure speculation, yet many preachers allude to these anyway. However, if they were Peter, Paul or Jude, and their speeches were transcribed and land as letters in our Bible we would definitely confuse ourselves. Confusion occurs when we mix truth with illusion. However, when we come to the Book of Hebrews we find none of these things because to the Hebraic mind these were seen as pagan. Romans believed that Tartarus is the place where sinners go and to that notion spawned all sorts of imagination seducing fairytales, which became bestsellers. The Titans, which many believed were the ancient giants mentioned in Genesis six, were bound at the bottom of this pit. Giving the simple folk the message of severe punishments was the only way to keep them in line with the Roman rule. That superstition survived to this very day and for the same reason. Tartarus is also mentioned in 2 Peter 2:4 KJV "God did not hold back from punishing the angels that sinned, but, by throwing them into Tartarus, delivered them into pits of dense darkness to be reserved for judgment." Later translations of the Bible did not use Tartarus, but Abyss, as for example in the Gospel of Luke 8:31, where we encounter the man who called himself Legion. [Luke 8:30-31] And Jesus asked him, “What is your name?” And he said, “Legion”; for many demons had entered him. They were imploring Him not to command them to go away into the abyss.

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Most do not use logical deductions, which are born out of the Scripture study. Jesus cast out unclean spirits, which demons are. The TORAH defines unclean spirits as departed. Any human spirit that once lived, died and were brought up through illegal and purely pagan means (mentioned in Deuteronomy 18:9-14), lingers around the place were they expired. Houses or graves are the most common places. That once living energy is then warped and sort of ‘feeds’ on the living, providing that a spiritistic séance or similar occult practice was performed by the living; and upon such God’s wrath falls. To get rid of these entities is not so easy. The law of God was broken and those past energies, now in the timeless sphere, were supposed to rest in peace in Sheol. But the living disturbed them. They are then unable to intelligently converse with those stuck-in-time energies for these are just disturbed and confused emotions of their souls. The Gerasene man dwelled among tombs of the dead Roman Legion. These men died in violence and that violence was frozen in time, which was the reason why that poor man was doing violence to himself. However, the connection between demons, Titans and fallen angels is found in the Book of Enoch, which uses the Greek word Tartarus depicting it as the place in which the angels, who supposedly cohabited with fleshly women (Genesis 6), were kept for the final judgment. This is a complete nonsense. Nonetheless, anyone wanting to brood in this twaddle can continue doing so. Mythology is most seducing to those who know little of the sober mind, which God worked ‘so hard’ to form in His people. These things are identifying us; we are either the sons of light - the truth, or sons of darkness. Only in darkness one can imagine what’s hiding therein. In light the truth is plainly reveled. Therefore, the New Testament’s verses like those of 2 Peter 2:4 and St. Jude 1:6, which are almost identical, and in part the Book of Revelations are there for a test. This test is: what you are being attached to; what excites your senses and what are you drawn to? Just as Abraham was tested in His faith so are we today. The Tare is drawn to another Tare. The Field communes with the like and God’s Seed studies what belongs to it, which is the Heavenly Truth. The fascination with the abyss continues on and it is also found in the Book of Revelations, where “The Beast” will come up out of the Abyss (Revelation 11:7; 17:8) and then Satan will be thrown into the Abyss for 1,000 years (Revelation 20:3). Nonetheless, hardly anyPage 28 Copyright © New Wine Publishing LLC All Rights Reserved

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one pays attention to the fact that the author of Revelations repeatedly used the phrase ‘called’. [Revelations 12:9] And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him. All that people were seduced with, including their imaginations and fascinations, fears and all their sufferings, which were attributed to the devil and Satan, were thrown down into the abyss. On one hand, it’s a comforting scenario and on the other, all evil; however we depict it and attach any emotion to it, it is destroyed and is no more. The bottom line is this: what is your quality of faith? Do you sense any logic in what I say yet? Are you drawn to the light as I am? Some love dogmatism because they are after something else than the truth of God; they are after making themselves into some important figure. These differences separate the chaff from the grain, The Field form the Good Seed and The Tares. There’s no avoiding it and these are indeed powerful words I use here, for subconsciously we would like to get away with something. We want to camouflage things; we want to be mysterious ourselves. We do not want to decide on which side we should firmly be. For convenience’s sake we live on a borrowed time and we want to borrow some more and more and more, because we are not done yet with our mission to be someone. Moreover, if we never achieve anything or we see that our ambitions lead to nowhere, we lift up our faces and pretend to be someone. Folly then clings to us for we have settled for the counterfeit, an imagination of being someone while knowing very well that this make-up will wear off and a new one must repeatedly be put on. Striving after wind and vanity of vanities. Indeed, if you want to be someone by having and not by being, then you can make big money marketing the absolute truth and honesty. One can become great in this world too by being totally transparent as an open letter. One can be innocent like a child and yet wise. One can be filled with light divine and the Creator’s wisdom and have no complexes. Why hiding and pretending and practicing hypocrisy? Truth is truth; fact is a fact and what is, is. I have no qualms about it. That’s liberation of the highest degree. Do you want this?

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Had I not been liberated and in my ultimate repentance of which I write in my other book, I would only play with you dear reader. But I don’t play any games. I am honest and completely truthful and for this the Father loves me. I bathe in His love daily. Enough said. I don’t want to brag on my relationship with my Father. I am free. Period. I am blessed. Period. I am happy and completely fulfilled. Period. Now comes your turn. Do you have any reasons to disbelieve me? This is my public under oath deposition, “all that I said here is the truth and nothing but the truth, so help me God.” Is your faith in the fantastic loose fragments complete and one? It may sound silly, but that’s the kind of faith most possess. Is your faith in the One Omniscient, Omnipresent and Omnipotent God also one? Do you want to attribute to Him all power, knowledge and wisdom and surrender to Him and therefore to His influences? The only influence on you will be His Truth, and nothing else. The Holy Spirit is the power by which all things in existence came to be. Oh what a joy and exuberance, euphoria of the highest order when He comes and charges you up with the heavenly power… I wish the same to you. When I explode, these books and booklets will testify of the truth spoken here, but at the same time I really do not care, for what is born of flesh is just flesh, which is always in need of gratification and definition. That which is born of the Spirit is spiritual and like wind it comes and goes and no one knows where it comes from or where it goes.

By way of help I’d like to lead you in prayer in order for you to connect with the source of life. The Life Spirit that caused you to be awaits your call. This call is not recognized as true if it comes from a ritual way of addressing God just because someone asked you to. No rituals touch God for there is nothing magical in saying things. Leave your pagan roots, if any, behind. No incantations or some mystical special formulas. Just honest, open-minded and openhearted confession will do. Say these words and adopt them as your own: Dear Heavenly Father, here is your (son/daughter) speaking. You made me and through the words of this tract You have started to draw me to Yourself. I am drawn to You therefore I must be your Seed. Hear me now. Take me in your arms as I am, and love me for I do not know what to say. I am drawn to You and I want to make things right between us.
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I believe that You have sent Your Son Jesus into the World to save the world. O Holy Father I confess that I love your Son Jesus with all of my heart and soul, and ask to wash me clean with His blood for I am a sinner. Jesus died for me on the cross and rose from the dead and now He is seated at your right hand as the Scripture declares, and I ask for His intercession on my behalf. Wash me now! (Here please confess all your sins and wrongdoings. Forgive anyone that has done anything bad to you; and in your emotions, please let go even if you have to force yourself to do it. Don’t hold to any grudges. It’s your doing, which is the fruit of your will with which you demonstrate your love for God.) (…) After you have finished confessing and then begin to experience absolution you will sense light and joy in your heart. This is a sign of freedom and His joy. Close your prayer with these words: “Thank you dear Father. I am your child now and belong to the family of your Holy Seed. Thank you. Hallelujah! Amen.” If you want to serve Him then ask Him to fill you with His Spirit. The power of the Holy Spirit is necessary to serve Him. From yourself you can do nothing for Him. He takes His own vessel, which He just now anointed and does the works of power through. Open your mouth and begin to praise Him now with any words and any sounds that might come out from your joyful heart. Your spiritual man wants to be awakened. Speak words that may sound foreign, speak them anyway, with the attitude of praise, adoration and surrender. Don’t stop. Keep going; the rest of your own experience with God has just begun and will never end. Write to us: Luxum Light P.O. Box 217 Edmeston NY 13335-0217 USA Or visit us online www.luxumlight.com www.luxumlight.com

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