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God Identifies Himself

Posted by: Administrator on October 13, 2014 2:06:23 PM (6745 Reads)

- Who is the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob? His name?

- Who is the God of Peter, Paul, and John? What is His name?

- Who is the One True God to be with His chosen in eternity?

 

GOD IDENTIFIES HIMSELF

 

Now He Rebukes and Accuses “professing Christians”

 

 

“Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (John 5:39)

 

Perhaps the biggest question bothering the minds of many people is the identity of God. People all over the world speak of God. They describe Him as the Creator, the Savior, the Almighty, the Most High, the Majestic Being, the All in All, etc. They give Him name as Allah, Bathala, Zeus, etc.

 

People believing in the Holy Bible identify Him as: Yahweh, Jehovah, Yeshua, Father, “I am that I am”, The Almighty, Lord, Rose of Sharon, Lily of the Valley, El Shaddai, Jesus Christ, etc.

 

Traditional Christianity describes God as: A Spirit, infinite, eternal, and unchangeable – in His being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth.

 

The need to know God

 

Of course, plain and obvious:

 

  • Can we believe somebody that we are not familiar with?
  • Can we trust him that we do not know or clearly recognize?
  • Can love develop unless clear identification is mutual?

In the Holy Bible, this is what we read as regards the need to identify God. His rebuke is directed to His own people. We are reminded of the (multitudes) 5,000 men that Jesus Christ fed with “bread and fishes” and He called them His DISCIPLES.

 

However, when our Lord began speaking “spiritual things”: 

 

John 6:60  Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is   an hard saying; who can hear it?

 

These Disciples left Him for they did not understand what He was saying and so his admonition:

 

Jeremiah 4:22  For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding

 

Therefore, the warning to everybody at Judgment Day:

 

Luke 13:26  Then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets.

 

Luke 13:27  But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.

 

Luke 13:28  There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.

 

And to the Religious Leaders claiming to know Jesus Christ:

 

    Matthew 7:22   Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name [Jesus Christ]? and in thy name [Jesus Christ] have cast out devils? and in thy name [Jesus Christ] done many wonderful works?

    Matthew 7:23   And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

     

God emphasizes iniquity as if it is more serious than sin. From the tenor of God’s rebuke, it is for “not knowing Him”.

 

 

The ideal God-chosen relationship

 

Many have not realized God’s spiritual relationship with His chosen is that of “husband and wife.”

 

Isaiah 54:5   For thy Maker is thine husband; the LORD of hosts is his name…

 

Jeremiah 3:14   Turn, O backsliding children, saith the LORD; for I am married unto you…

 

Is it acceptable for the “husband and the wife” not to know each other?

 

Revelation 21:9   … Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.

 

Now, here is the proof of this “sweet relationship” of God with His chosen. In their period of courtship, this is described in the book of SONGS stunningly expressed that some readers misconstrue it to be sensual:

 

Songs 6:4   Thou art beautiful, O my love…

7:6   How fair and how pleasant art thou, O love, for delights!

1:2   Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine.

1:3   Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.

1:10   Thy cheeks are comely with rows of jewels, thy neck with chains of gold.

1:15   Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves'   eyes.

4:5   Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins…

4:7   Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.

4:9   Thou hast ravished my heart…my spouse; thou hast ravished my heart with thine eyes…

4:10  How fair is thy love… my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine…

4:11  Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue;

5:16  His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely.

6:10  Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun,

7:2   Thy navel is like a round goblet…

8:3   His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.

 

In the Eternal Kingdom, the GROOM implants unto His BRIDE the delightful-indescribable splendor of His WORDS that she keeps on praising and thanking Him (Revelation 19:1-6).

 

Clearly therefore, the purpose of GOD in creating MAN is to fulfill His dream. Alone, God did not have this with all His glory, power, and majesty.

 

 

SATAN

 

For Satan, his work is to obstruct and disrupt God’s formation of His Eternal Kingdom by using the very WORDS of God. This was revealed when the Devil tempted our Lord in the wilderness:

 

Matthew 4:6   And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and   in their hands   they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.

 

Satan quoted this from:

 

Psalms 91:11   For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.  12  They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.

 

Satan’s deception is exposed in this short article.

 

Revelation 12:9   And the great dragon was cast out, that old  serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

 

Consolation to the chosen, however, the DEVIL is a necessary evil, just like a scaffolding to an Engineer that is needed to finish his beautiful edifice.

  

On reading the Holy Bible

 

The Spirit God speaks the language or dialect of men. Example, the Holy Bible is written in English to the Americans and British, Espaniol to the Spaniards, Tagalog to the Filipinos, and so on and so forth. They all believe they can understand what they are reading, but what is overlooked God is speaking in “parables.”

 

Psalms 78:2   I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:

 

Ezekiel 20:49  Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Doth he not speak parables?

 

How many realized Jesus Christ did not speak except in parables!

 

Mark 4:34   But without a parable spake he not unto them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.

 

Therefore, the “letter” of the word needs further elucidation from God. Early in the ministry of Jesus Christ this was demonstrated how, many of the listeners by taking the “letter” of the word mistook His “intended message”.

 

 

“Temple” for His “body”

 

Jesus Christ went to the “temple” and overthrew the tables of the merchants selling doves, sheep, and exchanging money.” He made a scourge of small cords and overthrew their tables (John 2:14-17). The Jews questioned His act. However, Jesus Christ said:

 

John 2:19   … Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.

 

There were many people present, but in the eyes of our Lord only 2 groups:

 

FIRST group  – those who took the “letter” or literal meaning of TEMPLE.

 

John 2:20   Then said the Jews, Forty and six years was this temple in building, and wilt thou rear it up in three days?

 

Let us look at the result, and learn from it:

 

Matthew 27:39   And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads, 40 And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross.

 

SECOND group - His Apostles

 

Knowing our Lord speaks in parable, they waited for the  revelation of His intended message for TEMPLE:           

 

John 2:22   When therefore he was risen from the dead, his disciples remembered     that he had said this unto them; and they believed the scripture, and the word which Jesus had said.

 

John 2:21   But he spake of the temple of his body. 22 When therefore he was risen from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this unto them; and they believed the scripture, and the word which Jesus had said.

 

What is surprising, the FIRST group who simply took the “letter” of the word did not even believe the Sacred Scriptures.

 

A CONVERSATION WITH GOD

Our question: “Father God, we believe there is only One God. Who is He?”

 

(As if) God answers:

 

Listen to Me, and carefully ponder on My revelation to prophet Isaiah:

 

Isaiah 43:10   Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.

 

Isaiah 43:11   I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.

 

God continuing:

 

I also revealed this to Paul who recognized Jesus Christ personally in Acts 9:3-6. Paul wrote:

 

1 Corinthians 8:6 “But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all            things…”

 

We ask: “Father God, do you mean You are the only Savior or Redeemer; how about our Lord Jesus Christ?”

 

(As if) God replies:

 

Don’t you know it was I who made this covenant or testament of salvation with Abraham?

 

Genesis 17:7   And I (Father God) will establish my covenant between me and thee   and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.

 

We ask:

 

“Father God, if this covenant You made with Abraham is the ‘testament of salvation,’ how could we of different nationalities be included in Your covenant?”

 

(As if) Father God replies through Paul:

 

Galatians 3:28   There is neither Jew nor Greek… there is neither male nor female:    for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 3:29   And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs        according to the promise.

 

We ask: “Father God, what is the condition or term of Your testament or covenant?

 

(As if)   Father God replies:

 

I tell you, after Paul recognized Jesus Christ this was revealed to him.

 

Hebrews 9:16   For where a testament is, there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.

Hebrews 9:17   For a testament is of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no    strength at all while the testator liveth.

 

We ask: “Father God, you are a SPIRIT, and very clear to us now You are the maker or testator of the “testament of salvation.” How could You fulfill Your testament with Your death, because a SPIRIT cannot die?”

 

(As if) Father God retorts: 

 

Is there anything impossible with Me?

 

We answer:

 

Of course like many people we declare, “Lord, nothing is impossible with You.”

 

Then (as if) God snapped,

 

Would you believe what I revealed to Paul after introducing Myself to him? He wrote:

 

1 Timothy 3:16   And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles…

 

We ask, “Father God will you please confirm this truth further, and forgive our doubt regarding Your identity.”

 

In a similar situation, “Jesus Christ rebuked Philip who asked the same question. Let us listen to their conversation.

 

John 14:7  Jesus said, if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also

 

John 14:8   Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.

 

John 14:9   Jesus saith unto him…he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?

 

We ask:

 

“Father God, we hope You bear with our misgiving. Are You really claiming the only Savior?

 

(As if) Father God replies:

 

I repeat, would you not believe Me that I revealed this to prophet Isaiah?

 

Isaiah 43:11   I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.

 

Isaiah 44:24   Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer…I am the LORD that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself;

 

We ask:

 

“Lord, can you confirm this with the testimony of Your Apostles?”

 

(As if) God replies:

 

I revealed this to John My Beloved Apostle.

 

1 John 3:16 [KJV 1611] Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us…

 

We ask Jesus Christ:

 

“Lord, if indeed You are Father God, where were You for 3 days before Your resurrection from the dead?

 

(As if) Father God retorts (At this point we feel there is a tint of rebuke from His “voice”):

 

Have you forgotten Lazarus the beggar? Definitely his body was buried in the cemetery, but his SOUL was with Abraham in Paradise.”

 

Luke 16:22   And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by   the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

 

Further, because Lazarus is My chosen, therefore, My Spirit in him returned to Me:

 

Ecclesiastes 12:7   Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.

 

Do not everybody believe My dead body was brought down from the cross. But My SOUL and SPIRIT are alive!

 

Comment:

 

From the foregoing, who can refute that, indeed, “God was manifest in the flesh” in the person of Jesus Christ. It is in this primary role that the following is exclusive to:

 

JESUS CHRIST

    1. As the “Father now a human being”, Jesus Christ deserves to be worshipped
    2. As the “Father in the flesh”, Jesus Christ is the Creator
    3. As the “Father in the flesh”, Jesus Christ is the Savior
    4. Since JESUS CHRIST is the GOD, He performs miracles in contrast with Satan’s “signs and wonders”. Here is His warning:

Matthew 24:23   Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not.

Matthew 24:24   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.

Matthew 24:25   Behold, I have told you before.

 

We ask:

 

Lord Jesus, how can we distinguish “Your miracles” from “Satan’s wonders”?

 

(As if) Jesus Christ reminds us of “His miracle” on the man born blind in John 9. Very clear here, the “spirit” of the word is obviously distinguished from the “letter” of the word. But first, this is the clue:

 

2 Corinthians 3:6   Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

 

2 Corinthians 4:18   While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which  are not seen are eternal.

 

For the Natural Man (1 Corinthians 2:14), the man born blind obviously cannot see things unlike everybody. This is the “letter” or literal perception. But for Jesus Christ, this man is “blind spiritually” that he cannot recognize HIM.

 

 

Jesus the “only begotten SON of God

 

Many Bible believers are familiar with “JESUS the Son of God”

 

We ask:

 

“Lord Jesus, in many verses we read You are the only “begotten SON of God”, foremost is the following.”

 

John 3:16   For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

 

Taking the “letter” of the word, many people claim this as basis for easy way of salvation.

 

We ask: “Father God, what can you say to this”?

 

(As if) Our Lord Jesus reminds us of the following:

  1. To identify “Jesus as the Son of God,” it needed “divine revelation” as Simon Peter realized in the following:

Matthew 16:15   He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?

Matthew 16:16   And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Matthew 16:17   And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

 

  1. Clearly it is impossible to identify Jesus Christ! Did not the Religious Leaders have to pay Judas Iscariot 30 pieces of silver to identify Him? They met Him personally, talked and even argued with Him, and yet this is what we read. For the soldiers to catch Jesus, Judas told them: 

Matthew 26:48   Now he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he: hold him fast.

 

  1. While Mary Magdalene was looking for CHRIST after His resurrection, she thought He was the gardener until He called her.

John 20:16   Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.

 

  1. And Jesus two Disciples as they walked with Him on their way to Emmaus (Luke 24:14-29), they did not recognize Him:

Luke 24:30  And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them.

Luke 24:31  And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.

Luke 24:32  And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the scriptures?

 

 

NOW Something to ponder

 

During the time that Jesus Christ was on earth, He went to the coasts of Caesarea Philippi preaching and the people heard and saw Him. This is what we read:

 

Matthew 16:13   When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?

Matthew 16:14   And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist [1]: some, Elias [2]; and others, Jeremias [3], or one of the prophets [4].

 

God gave the Holy Bible to initiate and establish His relationship with the people. Everything is written about Jesus Christ.  Theologians and Bible Scholars have spent many years of their life, and yet this is how they identify HIM!

 

Is this a coincidence, or a clear repetition, of what happened at Caesarea Philippi?

  1. That “Jesus Christ” is only a man and not God. This is the Arian doctrine espoused by Arius in the 2nd century A.D. (Many verses are given in support for this doctrine.)
  2. That “Jesus Christ” is only a mighty or junior God, for the Father is the Almighty God. This is the Jehovah doctrine initiated by Charles Taze Russell in the 18th century. (Many verses are given in support for this doctrine.)
  3. That “Jesus Christ” is both God and man, and He is the second person of the Blessed Trinity. This is the Trinity Doctrine defended by Athanasius in the Nicean Council of 325 A.D. (Many verses are given in support for this doctrine.)
  4. And recently, the revival of the ONENESS doctrine preaching the name of God is “Jesus Christ”. Originally this doctrine was preached by Sabellius in the 3nd century A.D. This may be the most deceptive doctrine as written in

Revelation 13:11   And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.

 

“lamb”   – symbolizes Jesus Christ

 

“beast” – refers to Satan, the dragon (Revelation 12:9)

 

“earth” – symbolizes people; hence, this belief is just a  human doctrine:

 

Jeremiah 22:29   O earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the LORD.

 

(Proponents of this doctrine cite many verses in support)

 

Each of the foregoing beliefs attracted many advocates and followers. However, the doctrines find many contradictions, inconsistencies, and denials from the clear identification of JESUS CHRIST. Therefore, this is what Jesus told His listeners:

 

John 8:19   Then said they unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also.

 

And yet we hear religious leaders profess, “The infinite God is a mystery incapable of clear identification with the finite mind of man.” Although advocates of the 4 doctrines profess the same thing as Simon Peter recognized Jesus Christ.

 

Matthew 16:15   He saith unto them, But whom say ye that am?

Matthew 16:16   And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

However, they overlooked that it needed “divine revelation”, and so, it must be a “miracle” to recognize the True CHRIST!

 

Matthew 16:17   And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

 

The four (4) doctrines, therefore, failed to recognize the two (2) distinct roles of JESUS CHRIST that are revealed to the original Apostles. These are emphatically stated by our Lord, that these are not Simon Peter’s personal perception, but revealed by the Father to him.

 

Clearly, the FATHER in fulfilling His “testament of salvation” is not enough. It needs a “model in humility” for the CHOSEN to follow, and this is Jesus in His role as “SON of God.”

 

 

Primary Role:

 

Simon Peter by declaring “JESUS is the Christ” saw Him as the “Father in the flesh” ready to fulfill His testament of salvation with His death as required in:

 

Hebrews 9:16   For where a testament is, there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.   17  For a testament is of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no strength at all while the testator liveth.

 

And so, religious leaders have “not seen” this is “key” that clearly points to JESUS CHRIST as the GOD! Further evidences are the many Bible translations avoiding the word “God” and substituting it with “He” or “Jesus Christ” that clearly shows the translators do not clearly identify JESUS!

 

1 Timothy 3:16[Bishops Bible and KJV 1611]  And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles...

           

This truth is attested to by John the Beloved proving Jesus Christ is the “FATHER in the flesh” that shed His blood on the cross:

 

1 John 3:16   Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us…

 

But this truth is subverted by the following Bible translations, and many others, substituting the word GOD with HE and CHRIST, proving the translators cannot clearly recognize JESUS:

 

1 Timothy 3:16 [NIV]  Beyond all question, the mystery from which true godliness springs is great: He appeared in the flesh, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels, was preached among the nations, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.

 

1 Timothy 3:16 [CEV -Contemporary English Version] Here is the great mystery of our religion: Christ came as a human. The Spirit proved that he pleased God, and he was seen by angels. Christ was preached  to the nations. People in this world put their faith in him, and he was taken up to glory.

 

Plus, many more modern Bible versions.

 

 

Hence, the WARNING!

 

Jesus Christ speaking:

 

John 8:24   I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.

 

 

 

Father God speaking:

 

Isaiah 43:10   Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me. 11  I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.

 

 

As regards “Jesus sitting at the right hand of God” this is just a parable where “right hand” means the “power of God.”

 

Mark 16:19   So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.

 

In the Old Testament, God revealed “right hand” to mean:

 

Exodus 15:6   Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.

 

Worth repeating in this primary role of JESUS CHRIST are the following:

 

    1. As the “Father in the flesh,” a human being, only He deserves worship
    2. God the Father, now in the person of Jesus Christ is the Creator
    3. It is in this primary role that Jesus Christ is truly the Savior
    4. And, it is in this role that Jesus Christ performed many miracles

Secondary Role:

 

By declaring JESUS is the “Son of the living God,” Simon Peter and Paul saw Him as model in humility to the chosen:

 

1 Peter 2:21   …Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:

 

Romans 8:29   For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

 

Hence, in this role:

 

    1. JESUS is not the creator
    2. JESUS was not the one performing miracles
    3. JESUS is not God therefore He does not deserve worship
    4. JESUS is not the Saviour because He is not the testator or maker of the “Testament of salvation”

To prove the foregoing, here is what we hear from “JESUS, the only begotten Son of God.”

 

John 14:28 … I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

 

John 5:19   … Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do…

 

John 5:30   I can of mine own self do nothing…because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

 

John 20:17   Jesus saith unto her [Mary Magdalene], Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.

 

Further proof that JESUS in His role as SON cannot be mistaken for His role as the FATHER. He showed the example of “spiritual humility.”

 

Luke 18:18   And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? 19  And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God.

                       

Plus many more verses attesting to the truth that, indeed, JESUS CHRIST performed two (2) distinct roles as “Father and Son” in one person.

 

Worth recapping these overlooked and undetected two roles of JESUS CHRIST, this can be illustrated in a realistically simple demonstration:

 

Is it hard to comprehend the dual roles of a person, being the HUSBAND of his wife, and the FATHER of his daughter? It is obvious one role cannot be switched to the other. Hence, the WIFE cannot be his DAUGHTER, and the DAUGHTER his WIFE!

 

For God’s plan for “spiritual perfection” of His chosen, we read:

 

1 Corinthians 3:16   Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

 

The chosen need to imagine these two roles of our Lord in their life, and so:

 

  • JESUS the FATHER is always observing the individual chosen how the “truth in the word” illuminates his “spiritual life” leading him to eternal life.

 

Matthew 5:14   Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

 

  • JESUS the SON, as elder brother of the chosen, a model as good citizen to be “salt of the earth” pertaining to “physical life” for MORALITY and decency, while still on earth.

 

Matthew 5:13   Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour…thence forth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

 

This relationship of the CHOSEN with the Father and the Son may be demonstrated spiritually, not physically, according to:

 

1 Thessalonians 5:17  “Pray without ceasing

 

 

The Holy Spirit

 

We ask: Father God, who is the Holy Spirit?

 

(As if)   JESUS CHRIST replies:

 

In My role as Father I promised My Disciples:

 

John 14:18   I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

 

Matthew 28:20 …lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

 

I fulfilled this at Pentecost when My Disciples received Me in My HOLY SPIRIT manifestation and this I revealed to Paul.

   

Acts 20:28   … the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

 

2 Corinthians 3:17   Now the Lord[Jesus Christ]is that Spirit [Holy Spirit]

 

We ask: “Father God, in Your “testament of salvation” what is the inheritance?

 

(As if) God replies:

 

Ezekiel 44:28   And it shall be unto them for an inheritance: I am their inheritance

 

And so, we ask: “Father God, then who are the beneficiaries to the inheritance?

 

(As if)  He replies again:

 

Ezekiel 44:15   …the priests the Levites…that kept the charge of my sanctuary…

 

We ask:   “Lord, today who are the counterparts of the “priests and Levites” entitled to the Inheritance?” 

 

(As if) God replies:

 

I revealed this to Simon Peter. You, My chosen, are the priests entitled to the inheritance.

 

1 Peter 2:5   Ye also, as lively stones…an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices…

 

At this point, Jesus Christ in His role as FATHER promised His Disciples the following:


John 14:18   I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

 

Matthew 28:20 … lo, I am with you alway, evenunto the end of the world. Amen.

 

Therefore, the promise 2nd coming of JESUS CHRIST in His primary role as the FATHER was fulfilled at Pentecost, and now in His Holy Spirit manifestation. This should be distinguished from His 2nd appearance that will yet happen in the very far future.

 

Hebrews 9:28   So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.

 

 

The NAME of God

 

We ask:   “Lord God, what is your NAME in the Old Testament?”

 

(As if) Father God replies:  

 

Have you not read? I have not yet revealed My name to the chosen in the Old            Testament.

 

Isaiah 52:6   Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore they       shall know in that day that I am he that doth speak: behold, it is I.

 

Names given such as: “I am that I am, Lord, El Shaddai, Lilly of the Valley,  The Almighty, Rose of Sharon, Lily of the Valley”  are just titles. Jehovah or Yahweh is an invention of Catholic Cardinal Peter Gallatin in 1518.

 

We ask:

 

Lord, after Pentecost what NAME did You give to Your DISCIPLES? Our Lord gave us a clue in the following:

 

Matthew 28:19   Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

 

And so, our Lord revealed His NAME to Peter in:

 

Acts 2:38   Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

 

 

Now JESUS CHRIST ACCUSSES “PROFESSING CHRISTIANS”

 

While today we do not see JESUS CHRIST, however, He is represented by His WORDS as revealed to Apostle John:

 

John 1:14   And the Word[words in the Holy Bible] was made flesh [Jesus in person], and dwelt among us…full of grace and truth.

 

These words written in the Holy Bible:

 

Psalms 40:7   Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

Hebrews 10:7   Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it  is written of me,) to do thy will, O God.

 

Our comment:  Lord, then we have to believe and accept written in the Holy Bible.

 

(As if) God says:

 

Since I am represented by My words, you have to accept everything to establish our relationship, and so, never to ADD or DEDUCT from it:

 

Deuteronomy 4:2   Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

 

Revelation 22:18   For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

Revelation 22:19   And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

 

We ask: 

 

Lord, your words in the Holy Bible are inconsistent and contradictory and therefore difficult to understand.

 

(As if) God replies:

 

Good you realized that. For unknown to you the HOLY BIBLE is the BOOK that John My Beloved Apostle wrote about:

 

Revelation 5:1   And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals.

Revelation 5:2   And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?

Revelation 5:3   And no man in heaven, nor in earth…was able to open the book, neither to look thereon.

Revelation 5:4   And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, neither to look thereon.

Revelation 5:5   And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.

 

We ask:

 

Lord, if this book is the Holy Bible why did you make it too difficult for us to  understand? Is not your will to save more people?

 

(As if) God replies:

 

Because of your PRIDE, I want you to humble yourselves before Me. Do I not call all of you:

 

John 8:44   Ye are of your father the devil… there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

 

We comment:

 

Lord, do we all deserve being called “children of the devil”?

 

(As if) God retorts:

 

For being ignorant of the “literal sin of EVE”, you cannot comprehend why David wrote:

 

Psalms 51:5   Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.

 

Have you not read how the “serpent” actually Satan by virtue of the   limited power I gave him he disguised himself as a “man”?

                       

Ezekiel 28:2   … Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God… yet thou art a man, and not Godthough thou set thine heart as the heart of God:  

Ezekiel 28:13   Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering…

 

Satan committed “literal adultery” with EVE whose “progeny is CAIN” (Genesis 3-4). But I protected CAIN whose “blood tainted mankind” (Genesis 4-5).  This is “My way” of building an Eternal Kingdom composed only of the   deserving.  You must realize you are PROUD because you inherited this trait    of your “father” who used to be Lucifer.       

 

Note: Read the article, “Literal Sin of Eve” in the website: www.purechristianity.org. And in YOUTUBE listen to the conversation at the same time you read what is being discussed.  Click: purechristianity-Literal Sin of Eve.

 

 

Our comment:

 

Lord, this is what we read and now we understand what we are:

 

Romans 3:10   As it is written, There is none righteous, no,  not one

 

11   There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.  

 

12   They are all gone out of  the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one

 

13   Their throat is an  open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

 

23    For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

 

(As if) Jesus Christ (in His role as “Son of God") is rebuking:

 

Religious Leaders, with your diverse recognition of Me, I rebuke you as I did to the Scribes and Pharisees:

 

John 8:19   … Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also.

 

(As if) JESUS CHRIST “God in the flesh” is rebuking:

 

Religious Leaders, you don’t even know Me for coming from your lips, “God is a mystery incapable of clear identification”.  Now you claim to understand what is written in My BOOK that is sealed with 7 seals (Revelation 5:1-5).

 

Religious Leaders, does not your diverse interpretations of the Holy Bible make people believe in the different “ways of salvation”? And now, CHRISTIANITY the religion I founded is divided into sects and different groups.

 

Religious Leaders, you do not know that aside from the “literal sin” of Eve she also committed “spiritual sin”. Since she represents mankind, all of you unwittingly eat the forbidden fruits of the “Tree of knowledge of good and evil” that represents your SOUL which attributes are your “intellect and feeling.” This is HUMAN WISDOM that I hate in spiritual matters.

 

Note: Read the article, “Spiritual Sin of Eve” in the website: www.purechristianity.org. And in YOUTUBE listen to the conversation at the same time read what is being discussed.  Click: purechristianity-Spiritual Sin of Eve.

 

 

We submit:

 

Lord, who can argue with YOU. Now we are ready for Your rebuke and accusations that would lead us to “Your Way.”

 

Jeremiah 4:22   For my people is foolish, they have not known me…and they have none understanding

 

(As if) God replies:

 

For not knowing My real IDENTITY, and following the dictate of your  deceptive feeling and intellect, I will teach, discipline, and chasten you:

 

Hosea 4:6  My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me…

 

And now, I rebuke many “professing” Christians. Have you not read I am the “only Teacher” and I revealed this to John:

 

John 2:27   But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.

 

I also revealed this to James. But, who among you believe Me? 

 

James 1:5   If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and itshall be given him.

 
6   But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

 

7   For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.

8   A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.

 

Our comment:

 

Lord, now we understand why in the end You separate the “sheep” from the “goats” (Matthew 25:32-33). However, I feel many people are misled into believing your statement:

 

Matthew 25:33   And he[You the KING] shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.

 

34   Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

35   For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

36   Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.

 

Lord, I believe many people presume Your promise apply to everybody even without knowing You. They overlooked Your rebuke in:

 

Jeremiah 4:22   For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding…

 

           

GOD BEGINS HIS INDICTMENT

 

1. I curse you “professing” Christians!

 

Jeremiah 17:5   Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm…

 

2. Religious Leaders why do you trust yourselves instead of depending on

    me?

 

Proverbs 3:5   Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

 

3. Religious Leaders why don’t you resist your deceptive feeling that the  

    Devil wants to manipulate leading to your fall?

 

Jeremiah 17:9   The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

 

Now you become easy prey to the Old Serpent using the “intellect and feeling” in understanding and interpreting My words in the Holy Bible. Do you think I am happy with your Sects and factions that divided the RELIGION I founded? 

 

You will be surprised, and this proves to you that, indeed, the Holy Bible is sealed with 7 seals that only Me can break the seals and reveal the message thereof.

 

Have you not read since Old Testament time how I emphasized the virtue of a child for spiritual humility?

 

Isaiah 28:9   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.

 

Matthew 11:25   At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.

 

2 Timothy 3:15   And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

 

 

“BORN AGAIN”

 

This is familiar to everybody how Nicodemus, a Pharisee and a prominent man in Israel, one night came to see JESUS CHRIST. Let us listen to their conversation:

 

John 3:2   …Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except  God be with him.

 

John 3:3   Jesus said… unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

 

This is how a prominent man understands the words by taking it literally:

 

John 3:4   Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?

 

Upon creation “man was created in the image of God” (Genesis 1:27). Actually this refers to “Jesus as Son of God”. Jesus was pictured as a “Lamb” and so man as spiritual “sheep”.

 

At the FALL, however, the image of man was changed to spiritual “goat” (Matthew 25:32-34); therefore, “Born again” is needed to refashion the image of man back to “sheep.”

 

For “born again” (John 3:3), man still remains a Natural Man, but this is a step forward “to see the kingdom of God”. Now man becomes conscious of his precarious status and begins to read and listen to the word of God. However, since he is still limited to the “letter” of the word the person remains a Natural Man:

 

1 Corinthians 2:14   But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.  

 

The Scribes and Pharisees were also in search of the Kingdom of God, but they were limited to the “letter” or literal understanding of the word. Who do not take the “letter” when Jesus Christ fed the multitudes (5,000 men excluding women and children) with “bread and fishes”. He called them “His Disciples”. They praised Him, but when He began speaking “spiritual things” that feed the SOUL, saying:

 

John 6:48   I am that bread of life.   54 Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day.

 

Look what these Disciples did:

 

John 6:60   Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it?

 

Therefore, there are two classes of Disciples, first, those who are limited to the “letter” and the other Disciples who see the “message” beyond the literal meaning. The literal is what is “seen” and the spiritual is what is “unseen”. The things “seen” are for the BODY and the things “unseen” are for the SOUL. All those for the BODY end in the grave, while those for the SOUL destined to eternity.

 

2 Corinthians 4:18   While we look not at the things which are seen, but at     the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

 

This truth about the word of God identifies Ministers of the NEW TESTAMENT:

 

2 Corinthians 3:6   Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

 

This classification of Christ DISCIPLES justifies their act:

 

John 6:60   Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it?

 

John 6:66   From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.

 

Jesus Christ asked His other DISCIPLES:

 

John 6:67   Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away?

John 6:68   Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.

John 6:69   And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God.

 

From the foregoing illustration:

 

“Born again” – makes a person “see the kingdom of God” but not enough to enter it. Still he remains a Natural Man:

 

1 Corinthians 2:14   But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of  God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

 

The Natural Man has only is PHYSICAL LIFE that consists of the BODY and the SOUL. The BODY has the “senses and instinct”, while the SOUL the “intellect and feeling”.

 

Born of water and of the Spirit” – makes a person “enter the kingdom of God” for he becomes a Spiritual Man:

 

1 Corinthians 2:15   But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.  16 For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

 

The SPIRITUAL MAN has two kinds of life:

 

PHYSICAL LIFE consisting of the BODY and the SOUL. The BODY has the “senses and instinct”, while the SOUL the “intellect and feeling”. For this kind of life, God expects the CHOSEN to be “salt of the earth” (Matthew 5:13), that is, to be MORALLY upright.

 

SPIRITUAL LIFE, that the Natural Man does not have. This consists of the SOUL and the SPIRIT of GOD. Therefore, to the CHOSEN the SOUL has two roles:

 

For “physical life” – the “intellect and feeling” are to be used for the physical well-being of the chosen while still on earth.

 

For “spiritual life” – it is here that God expects the chosen to HUMBLE themselves by totally submitting the “intellect and feeling” to Him.

The foregoing clearly explains the following:

 

John 3:6   That which is born of the flesh is flesh  [for physical life]; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit[for spiritual life].

 

Both classes of people benefit from the word of God as it is written:

 

Matthew 5:45   That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

  1. The DISCIPLES who left our Lord benefited by eating “bread and fishes” that clearly benefited the BODY. However, this ends in the grave. From the “letter” of word, these people also learn MORALITY which is the basis of “religiosity”.
  1. The DISCIPES who remained were equally benefited as those who left. However, by eating the “bread of life” that Jesus called His “flesh and blood” they were like Simon Peter who recognized HIM:

Matthew 16:17   And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

 

Simon Peter did not eat “his own flesh and blood” (or did not use his “intellect and feeling”) in recognizing our Lord, but instead ate the “flesh and blood” of Jesus Christ. This is the true GOSPEL !

 

2 Corinthians 11:4   For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.

 

And so the curse for accepting “another gospel”:

 

Galatians 1:8   But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other   gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

Galatians 1:9   As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.

 

Therefore, the real GOSPEL rests upon the spiritual significance of “water” that symbolizes the WORD of God, and of the “Spirit” that refers to the Holy Spirit. Thus,

 

Ephesians 5:26   That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

 

2 Corinthians 3:17   Now the Lord is that Spirit

 

For “water” this is discussed later in BAPTISM, and for “Spirit” it refers to “Baptism of the Holy Ghost” that John the Baptist spoke about Jesus Christ:

 

Matthew 3:11   I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost,

 

 

FURTHER GOD’S ACCUSATION

 

  1. (As if) God accuses:

Religious Leaders, don’t you know “I am a Jealous God(Exodus 34:14), why do you rob Me of the honor and glory since Old Testament time?

         

Psalms 111:9   He sent redemption unto his people: he  hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.

 

  1. (As if) Jesus Christ in His role as the “Father in the flesh” accuses:

Religious Leaders have you not read how I rebuked the Scribes and Pharisees?

 

Matthew 23:8   But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren.

Matthew 23:9   And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.

 

Professing Christians, don’t you know that “Rabbi” means “Teacher, Pastor, Minister, or Leader”. Why do some of you allow people call you “Father” (Fr.)? Don’t you know that only Me deserves the title “Father” in spiritual   matters?

 

Isaiah 63:16  Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, art our father, our redeemer; thy name is from everlasting.

 

Religious Leaders, I rebuke you for taking the following “TITLES” that put you above the laity. Remember these are “functions” that may be performed by any of My CHOSEN at My discretion.

     

Ephesians 4:11  And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

 

You have read how Peter, Paul, and My other Disciples never took these  TITLES and yet they performed the WORK or FUNCTION.

 

  1. (As if) GOD accuses:

Religious Leaders, why do you build “chapels, churches, and cathedrals” purportedly based on the TEMPLE I instructed Solomon to build? Because of   your PRIDE you missed the meaning of My message.

 

1 Kings 9:3   And the LORD said unto him… thou hast made before me: I   have hallowed this house, which thou hast built, to put my name there forever; and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.

 

Religious Leaders, have you not read I am “speaking in parables”? And because you took My words literally, while you read the following, you simply ignore it and therefore blinded the laity to the truth:

 

Acts 7:47   But Solomon built him an house. 48   Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet, 49  Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord: or what is the place of my rest?

 

  1. (As if) GOD speaks:

Professing Christians, I accuse you with these “temples made with hands” why do you rob me of My honor and glory. I admonish you to open your eyes  to My  stern warning how you adulate and revere your Pastors, Priests, Ministers, and Preachers;

 

James 2:9   But if ye have respect to persons, ye  commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.

 

  1. (As if) GOD speaks:

Religious Leaders, I accuse you for preaching the following not to glorify Me,  but to justify your respective doctrines, you call “gospel”.

 

John 10:1   Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.

 

Did I not reveal that “I am the door” (John 10:9)? Therefore, for not having identified Me, you make people believe that “I am a mystery incapable of  clear identification”. What a great deception you are doing to the people!  Have you not read “My IDENTITY” is the “true gospel”.

 

2 Corinthians 11:4   For if he that cometh preacheth another  Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.

 

And so,

 

Galatians 1:8   But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

Galatians 1:9   As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.

 

  1. Now (As if) GOD accuses:

Religious Leaders, I indict you for not having truly identified Me and taking upon yourselves the “opening my BOOK sealed with 7 sealed” (Revelation 5:1-5) thereby deceiving the people of your respective doctrines or “gospel”.

 

 

 

Tithes and Offering

 

 

(As if) GOD admonishes:

 

Religious Leaders, why do you interpret and follow “Tithes and Offering” for your own financial benefit under the guise of spreading your respective “gospel”? Have you not read I am “speaking in parables” (Psalms 78:2, Ezekiel 20:49)? Now let Me remind you of my decree:

 

Deuteronomy 14:22   Thou shalt truly tithe all the increase of thy seed, that the field bringeth forth year by year.

Deuteronomy 14:23   And thou shalt eat before the LORD thy God, in the place which he shall choose to place his name there, the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to fear the LORD thy God always.

 

    1. Religious Leaders, I accuse you for professing you are “My Apostles” and made people believe you have the authority to “break the seals and open My book” (Revelation 5:1-5).

Pretending to spread your “gospel”, you convert “corn, wine, oil, and firstlings” with money for building your “chapels, churches and cathedrals”. And with this, you promote “preaching as a profession.”

 

    1. Have you not read Simon Peter and My other Disciples remained fishermen     after spiritually followed Me (Luke 5:5-6)? And Paul remained with his  occupation earning his living as “tent maker”!

    Acts 18:3   And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

Have you not heard the rebuke of Paul?

 

2 Thessalonians 3:8   Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:

2 Thessalonians 3:9   Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.

2 Thessalonians 3:10   For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

 

Religious Leaders, why did you not “wait for Me” reveal the spiritual equivalents of the “tithes to offer” so that “My real gospel” is preached to My CHOSEN:

 

corn” – is made into “bread”, literally food for the body. But I am after the SOUL that would have My “glorified body” in the end as I revealed in 1 John 3:2. Therefore, “corn” symbolizes “My word”. Have you not read how Satan, in My role as Son of God tempted Me for fasting 40 days and 40 nights? Look what he told Me that is also how you understand My “fasting”.

 

Matthew 4:3   And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.

 

Now you know the real purpose of fasting”, that is, to hunger for My words:

 

Matthew 4:4   … It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

 

wine” – I (Jesus) mentioned this in My Last Supper symbolizing My “blood” to be shed on the cross. With My death, the “testament of salvation” is fulfilled since “I am the Father in the flesh”. From this therefore, I took the form of HOLY SPIRIT “to teach you.”

 

1 John 2:27   But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you…    

 

oil” – this clearly symbolizes Holy Spirit anointing since Old Testament time:

 

Exodus 29:7   Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, and pour it upon his head, and anoint him.

 

Mark 6:13   And they cast out many devils, and anointed with oil many that were sick, and healed them.

 

firstling” - “Firstling” refers to “first-born.” I AM the firstborn:

 

Matthew 1:25   And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.

 

Remember, I AM the TRUTH!

 

Religious Leaders, I have pointed to you the objects for “Tithes and offering”. Now you know why I require you “to eat” that means to “share the truth” with people. Does not “Tithes and offering” accomplish My purpose of building My Eternal Kingdom”? For Me this is EVANGELISM.

 

Religious Leaders, because of PRIDE that caused your “spiritual blindness” you converted “Tithe and offering” to MONEY. Therefore, you promoted the cause of My enemy by spreading “another gospel” and you also call it “evangelism”.

 

Religious Leaders, you do not know this decree is only for My CHOSEN whom I   require to offer the 10th or 10%” of the TRUTH I revealed to  them. This is the “GOSPEL” that clearly relates to My true IDENTITY!

 

2 Corinthians 11:4   For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached … or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.

 

I repeat, this is My warning to you for preaching “another gospel” that refers  to “another Christ”.

 

Galatians 1:8   But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

Galatians 1:9   As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.

 

 

To all who have ears, listen to this!

 

(As if) Jesus Christ is saying:

 

Do you now perceive the real message of the “merchants in the temple” that I drove away with small cords?

 

John 2:13   And the Jews' passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem,

John 2:14   And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting:

John 2:15   And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers' money, and overthrew the tables;

John 2:16   And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house an house of merchandise.

 

 

Those “merchants” are the Religious Leaders today who follow the law on “Tithes and Offering” with money:

 

  • selling “sheep” - does not “sheep” symbolize Me as the WORD (John 1:14)?

 

  • selling “doves” – does not “dove” symbolizes the Holy Spirit (Matthew 3:16)?

 

  • “Exchanging money” – are you blind not to see how Religious Leaders receive MONEY for desecrating “Tithes and Offering” and enjoy their unbiblical occupation?

 

This is a clear commercialization of the preaching of “different gospels” that deceive many people! Is not the “real gospel” the preaching of the “true CHRIST”?

     

On “robbing God of tithes”

 

Therefore, the law on Tithes and Offering is only for the chosen that have clearly identified the True Christ. They are “born of water and of the Spirit.” (John 3:5); hence, they are bestowed a miracle of great transformation from spiritual “goats” to “sheep” (Matthew 25:31-34).

 

Hence, not to share the “word of truth” with others is what God refers to in the following:

 

Malachi 3:8   Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.  9 Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.

 

God is referring to the SOULS of many people who should have heard the “truth” and, therefore, had the chance “to see” the Kingdom of heaven. And for following the truth for “tithes and offering”, here is the promise:

 

Malachi 3:10   Bring ye all the tithes into the Storehouse [group of real believers], that there may be meat [inspiring truth in the word] in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

 

Very clear this is not material-physical as preached by Religious Leaders. Let us remember God is not after the BODY, but of SOULS that will compose His Eternal Kingdom. And so, this favorite verse only applies to the CHOSEN:

 

Luke 6:38   Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

 

Paul aptly put it, expressing his great joy with the salvation of souls that God cherishes.

 

1 Thes 2:19  For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing?  20  For ye are our glory and joy.

 

Philippians  2:18  For the same cause also do ye joy, and rejoice with me.

 

 

BAPTISM

 

Of the 1001 sects and denominations of the CHRISTIAN religion, who do not BAPTIZE their new recruits in the following fashion?

 

  • “sprinkling water on the head of an infant,
  • “pouring water on the head of an adult, or
  • “dipping or immersing the new member in water” as John the Baptist did in the Jordan River

 

This is all that religious leaders see the significance of BAPTISM on reading the following:

 

Matthew 3:1-3   … John the Baptist, preaching…repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

 

If the general notion for “repent” is atonement for sins committed, such as: stealing, adultery and others, BAPTISM is more than that. Since the Holy Bible is guidance for salvation, this is the purpose of BAPTISM:

 

Matthew 3:3  For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

 

Isaiah 40:3   The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Isaiah 40:4   Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain:

 

The mission of John the Baptist was directed to the Scribes, Pharisees and Sadducees who needed “repentance”.  

 

Matthew 3:7   … he [John the Baptist] said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?  11   I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:

Matthew 3:12   Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

 

Worth repeating, “repentance” to the Natural Man simply means remorse or contrition for sins, like: stealing, adultery, idolatry, murder, lying or dishonesty, etc. However, in BAPTISM it is true spiritual HUMILITY that God requires to be immersed in WATER that symbolizes the WORD. 

 

Ephesians 5:26   That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

 

Hence “repentance” in BAPTISM being immersed in literal water cannot accomplish as enumerated in the following:

 

1. “Every valley shall be exalted  – a valley refers to a lowland and filling is needed to make it level. Since God is speaking “spiritual things, “valleys” are truths that the Christian religion ignored or disregarded. Examples:

 

    1. The greatest “spiritual valley” is the belief that “God is a mystery incapable of clear identification”. Very clear, professing Christians are unaware of God’s denunciation comes Judgment Day:

    Luke 13:26   Then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets.

     

    Luke 13:27   But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of  iniquity.

     

    Luke 13:28   There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.

    1. And to the Religious Leaders who lead people, this is what to expect:

    Matthew 7:22   Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name  [Jesus Christ]? and in thy name[Jesus Christ] have cast out devils? and in thy name  [Jesus Christ] done many wonderful works?

     

    Matthew 7:23   And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

     

    Another “valley” is the failure to notice that God speaks in parables (Psalms 78:2, Ezekiel 20:49):

     

    Mark 4:34   But without a parable spake he not unto them:  and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.

This “spiritual valleys” result in the preaching of different “gospels”, that we hear diverse “ways of salvation”. This is caused by simply taking the “letter” of the words, instead of the “intended message” of God. Hence, what is emphasized is what is “seen” instead of the “unseen”.

 

2 Corinthians 4:18   While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

 

And so, the exposé of false minister of the New Testament:

 

2 Corinthians 3:6   Who also hath made us able ministers of the new ; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

 

Plus many more “spiritual valleys.”

 

2. “Every mountain and hill shall be made low– a mountain or hill is higher than the level of adjacent land. Therefore, spiritual “mountains and hills” are additions to the TRUTH that people are made to believe. Examples:

    1. Why does it need THEOLGY or “human wisdom” coupled with diplomas to become “ministers of God”? Does not this blatantly contravene this truth:

    James 1:5   If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

     

    6  But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

     

    7  For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.

     

    8  A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.

     

    1 John 2:27   But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you

     

    1. Why do Religious Leaders take “temple” literally that God commissioned Solomon to build for Him. He built this under the complete supervision of God, as the architect drawing the plan, and the engineer specifying the materials used. And when it was finished, this was what God told Solomon:

    1 Kings 9:3   And the LORD said unto him  [Solomon]…I have hallowed   this house, which thou hast built, to put my name there for ever; and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.   

     

    Very clearly, this must be a “spiritual TEMPLE” and not a literal-physical edifice, for this is what was revealed to Paul who recognized Jesus Christ personally:

     

    Act 7:47   But Solomon built him an house… 48  Howbeit the most High dwelleth not inTEMPLES made with hands; as saith the prophet 49  Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord: or what is the place of my rest?

     

    Very clearly then, the TEMPLE built by Solomon according to the specification of   God must spiritually refer to Solomon himself and this was again revealed to Paul:

     

    1 Corinthians 3:16   Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

       

    1. And so “chapels, churches, and cathedrals” are “spiritual mountains and hills” all over where Religious Leaders are idolized by the laity. They rob GOD of His honorific titles, such as: “Holy, Very Reverend, Reverend, Father, Pastor, Minister, Teacher, or Leader.” Is not this TRUTH enough to convict Religious Leaders?

    James 2:9   But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.

    1. Plus many more “spiritual mountains and hills”

3. “The crooked shall be made straight– this is the straight Way of the Lord:

 

Isaiah 55:8   For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my     ways, saith the LORD.  9   For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my    ways higher   than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

 

 

 “human ways” of salvation

 

With the use of the “intellect and feeling ” boost up by “trust in men” , unknown to many this is the forbidden “Tree of knowledge of good and evil”. Unwittingly therefore, people are not aware they are eating the “fruits” of the forbidden “Tree of knowledge of good and evil”.

 

With many verses in support, people are deceived and even proud believing one of the following doctrines: 

  1. Salvation made easy with the sect formulation of the 7 sacraments: (1) Baptism, (2) Confirmation, (3) Eucharist, (4) Reconciliation or Penance, (5) Anointing of the Sick, (6) Holy Orders, (7) Matrimony,
  1. Salvation made easy by emphasizing “Church membership”.
  1. Salvation made easy by following some of the Ten Commandments to the “letter” fully blinded in not seeing the following:

James 2:10   For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.

  1. Salvation made easy with the simple acceptance of certain verses like: John 3:16 and Romans 10:9, while at the same time professing “God is a mystery” but fully oblivious of God’s “greeting” at Judgment Day.

Luke 13:26   Then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets.

Luke 13:27   But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.

Luke 13:28   There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.

  1. Plus many more DOCTRINES, and basic truth being preached that is centered on MORALITY unknowingly this is but “religiosity”, and not realizing this is Jesus Christ rebuke to the Scribes and Pharisees:

Matthew 23:25   Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter26   Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.

 

The warning!

 

Proverbs 14:12   There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end there of are the ways of death.

 

 

A CLASSIC EXAMPLE FOR SALVATION

(The “goat” and “sheep” in contrast)

 

How does all these spiritual “valleys”, “mountains and hills,” and “crooked and rough places” made “plain or easy?” This is demonstrated by the two thieves crucified with Jesus Christ on the cross. In the beginning they typified all people since this is what was heard from of our Lord, and therefore both were “spiritual goats” and sharply rebuked:

 

John 8:44 Ye are of your father the devil…When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of    his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

 

To prove, both thieves ridiculed and mocked Jesus Christ:

 

Mark 15:32   … And they that were crucified with him reviled him.

 

However, the one at the right later realized his PRIDE, the cause of all sins. And with HUMILITY, he identified our Lord by divine revelation. Simon Peter’s identification of Jesus is repeated. This thief in a moment recognized the two roles of:

 

1.  JESUS CHRIST in His primary role as “God in the flesh”  -- at this very moment fulfilling His “testament of salvation” as He is dying on the cross.

           

2.  JESUS CHRIST in His secondary role as “Son of God” -- the thief on the right is emulating Jesus HUMILITY that the Religious Leaders did not even see. Therefore, in that instant he begged our Lord:

 

Luke 23:42   And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.

 

Luke 23:43   And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.

 

However, the thief on the left, in PRIDE as “spiritual goat” was after his physical deliverance (material thing that is seen):

 

Luke 23:39   And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us.

 

The wish of this thief on the left typified “spiritual goats” that are after physical-material benefits that are seen, contrary to the following:

 

John 6:63   …the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

 

2 Corinthians 4:18   While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.  

 

 

Lesson for salvation

 

  1. Turning spiritual PRIDE to HUMILITY would clearly identify JESUS CHRIST leading to the identity of GOD.
  2. Jesus Christ will now “break the 7 seals of the BOOK. Since this is the HOLY BIBLE, the “way of the Lord” for SALVATION is now open.
  3. And so, the following seemingly contradictory verses are, in an instant clearly reconciled:

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

 

James 2:17 Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.

 

  1. Faith therefore is a “gift of God” the result of spiritual HUMILITY. Simply stated, “FAITH is tantamount to the TRUTH” coming from GOD.
  2. Of course having the TRUTH (faith) alone is not enough. It must be completed with DEEDS (works) to attained SALVATION.
  3. The thief at the right hand of CHRIST was saved by FAITH evidently completed with WORKS. Therefore, contrary to the notion of the Natural Man (1 Corinthians 2:14), DEEDS for works may “not be seen” but rather pertain to “overcoming up to the end”.  This is revealed by JESUS in His role as Son of God:

Revelation 3:5  He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.

 

Another proof that WORKS is spiritual is how Paul and the other Apostles were saved. Their FAITH was completed with WORKS in the spread of the “gospel”. This is “FAITH with WORKS” in the eyes of God.

 

Recapping this short treatise, after God identified HIMSELF He now accuses and indicts the people responsible for dividing the RELIGION He founded into SECTS and DENOMINATIONS. From the following, therefore, are the 3 classes of people as we read the Holy Bible

 

Isaiah 28:10   For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:

 

Isaiah 28:11   For with stammering lips and another tongue will he speak to this people [this is “speaking in tongues].

Isaiah 28:12   To whom he said, This is the rest wherewith ye may cause the weary to rest [these are the FIRST CLASS of people who were fully refreshed] ; and this is the refreshing yet they  would not hear  [these are the SECOND CLASS who do not care]:

Isaiah 28:13   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  [these are the THIRD CLASS who are proud but completely subdued by the power of the  WORD].

 

In so many words, for God to open the “open eyes”, He further caused Isaiah to write:

 

Isaiah 29:11   And the vision of all is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which men deliver to one that is learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I cannot; for it is sealed:

Isaiah 29:12   And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I am not learned.

Isaiah 29:13   Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:

 

Isaiah 29:14   Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this   people, even a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

 

 

WHY SO MANY CHURCHES

(Christian Sects and Denominations)

 

Reason:  It is caused by “spiritual blindness” of not seeing the following TRUTH!

 

    1. The TRUTH that the Holy Bible is actually the BOOK cited in Revelation 5:1-5, that sealed with 7 seals.
    2. The TRUTH that only the “Root of David”, the “Lion of the tribe of Judah” that points to JESUS CHRIST who, alone, can break the seals and open the BOOK.
    3. The TRUTH that pride is the reason for “sealing” this BOOK”.
    4. The TRUTH that professing Christians cannot “spiritually humble” themselves, as Jesus Christ showed “by example”, both in His role as the “Father in the flesh” to redeem mankind, and in His role as SON of God serving as model.
    5. The TRUTH that “human wisdom” is erroneously perceived to “open” the Holy Bible and the RELIGIOUS LEADERS now claiming having “received from God His intended message” thereof.
    6. The TRUTH that God hates HUMAN WISDOM, and this is PRIDE.

The result:

    1. Different “Christs” are preached, not knowing that to identify the “True Christ” it needs “divine revelation” (actually a miracle).
    2. And so, everybody is professing “God is a mystery incapable of clear identification”.
    3. Is not this the cause and result at the same time for the present condition of the CHRISTIAN Religion?

Perhaps, this is the LESSON learned from this short treatise, and this is made possible by:

 

Colossians 1:26  

Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations,

but now is made manifest to his saints:

 

May the merciful GOD open the eyes of the reader!

 

END

 

 Proverbs 3:5   Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

  Jeremiah 17:9   The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

  Jeremiah 17:5   Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm…

 

1 John 3:2   Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

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