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Post  Admin on Thu 01 Aug 2019, 12:01 am

Prince of the world

John 14:30, 31 Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of
this world cometh, and hath nothing in me. But that the world may know that
I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do.
Arise, let us go hence.

We know in today’s message Jesus was speaking of Satan; but was not Satan
there before and did he not tempt Jesus in the wilderness? Did Jesus err is
saying the prince of this world will come?

The coming of Satan is even more confusing with Christians than the coming
of Jesus. They cannot decide on if Satan is there with us or is going to
come before the end comes. The problem is they do not know who Satan
is/are. I put the word ‘are’ (plural) for the word Satan is plural. As much
the Church is far from truly knowing Christ similarly they are far from
knowing their enemy Satan. They do not realize the basic fact that the word
Satan in scriptures is not singular but plural. In OT from Moses to the
later Prophets we find them mentioning more than one person in fact two,
the king and prince of Tyrus (lies), snake and young lion (imitating as a
lion - false righteousness). Even the NT also states as dragon (a mythical
character) and the beast in Revelations. Job uses more complex terms in his
book like mountain gorilla and crocodile to describe their true characters.

The fact is king / snake / dragon is bound in Hell and will be released
before the end comes but the one with us is the prince / young lion /
beast. Ezekiel 28 clearly describes them stating how the king /
dragon/snake (Lucifer) was a great anointed Cherub who let greed bring him
down and thus caused another Cherub (beast / young lion / prince) and their
subordinate angels (1/3rd of the Angels) to follow him into darkness.

Cherubs are thousands of times mightier than Angels and the powers of
Lucifer is not taken but that of the other cherub and the fallen angels are
(at the time of Noah), so they operate on things like deceit, fear,
religion, self-righteousness etc. to get hold of people. People are
deceived to believe Satan and his goons rule Hell and they also rule this
creation we exist in.

Satan and fallen angels do not rule any of the (7) levels of God’s creation
from Hell to the (3) Upper Heavens yet we read in today’s message Jesus
states him as ‘prince of this world’.

When God created man He gave man dominance of this creation (made him
Prince) but by sinning man went into darkness and thus gave Satan the
authority via him. So man has become a proxy / puppet for Satan’s rule.
When we come to light from darkness we stop Satan’s rule via us and we let
the rule of God’s Kingdom back. It is for this reason the Lord calls us
Israel (Princes having power/authority of God) in OT and Sons of God in the
NT.

Even though Lucifer is thousands of times more powerful than an Angel yet
God does not set His other Cherubs or Angels to defeat him and his goons,
nor does He Himself crush them. He has set mere man who is lower than the
Angels to defeat and crush his head (authority) and for this the Lord
Himself became a human to lead us as Chief of Princes. We crush the head of
Satan by the power of the Word and by knowing Who God is. Bible says when
Christ comes again along with His Saints / Angels, with a shout (stating
who He is) He brings down the powers of darkness.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You can crush Satan and his goons like less than
ants but yet You have cause man who is lower than the Angels to overcome
darkness through your light. You humbled yourself and became man so as to
lead man in this battle against darkness. We thank You Lord for making us
worthy for this battle and thus worthy to be inheritors...

We make this prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Genesis 1:27-28
27 So God created man in his [own] image, in the image of God created he
him; male and female created he them.
28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and
multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over
the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living
thing that moveth upon the earth.

Psalms 91:13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and
the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.

Revelation 13:2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his
feet were as [the feet] of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion:
and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.

Revelation 13:4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the
beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who [is] like unto the beast?
who is able to make war with him?

Revelation 17:8 The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall
ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that
dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book
of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that
was, and is not, and yet is.

1 Thessalonians 4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a
shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the
dead in Christ shall rise first:

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The Wolves – False Men of God

2 Corinthians 11:12,13 But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off
occasion from them which desire occasion; that wherein they glory, they may
be found even as we. For such [are] false apostles, deceitful workers,
transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

In today’s message Paul states, other than doctrines being tested we need
to test even the intentions of Preachers / Pastors / Leaders.

Working for God’s Kingdom is not a commercial job wherein one pursues
increase year by year or according to productivity. I know of Preachers who
ask for a share of the ticket collection at gate because they draw more
people for a meeting and thus drain the organizers of finance causing them
losses and difficulties in paying for the amenities. One top Indian
Preacher once took not just a part but all the collection and flew off
leaving the organizer to mortgage his house to pay the bills. Religion is
the biggest business today with profit margins hundred times the investment..

Taking from the offering is not stealing for a Man of God has a right to a
part but how much one takes is important. In the OT the amount a Levi
(representing Worker of God’s Kingdom) took was a handful symbolizing that
which is necessary for his and his family’s survival. But if the Man of God
is like Paul provided for in other ways then he or she should not take any
part of the offering, also making sure it goes for building the Church.

Drawing the line between needs and wants is one place where many lose their
souls. Whenever one hears a Preacher say “our God is a ‘rich God’ and He
gives in abundance”, please turn and run for your life before it becomes
too late for you to realize you are losing your soul in Lake of Fire. These
Preachers love to misquote 2 Corinthians 8:9 saying ‘Jesus was rich and
became poor so that we may become rich’. Firstly the scripture talks of
spiritual aspect of Christ since He humbled Himself and became man not of
His worldly social status, for He and His family never were poor and had
all that they needed right from His birth until He died on the crucifix.

Our God is not a tempter or deceiver to give something He knows that can
destroy the Fruits of the Spirit and thus block our inheritance. He gives
that which is necessary and even if He gives more He does so that we let
the cup overflow unto others and not to expand our cups to hold more.

I only feel sad when I see good Preachers who started with intentions to
serve God being misled by other wolves and made worse than them. These
people cannot blame those who misled them, for personally at times I have
warned some yet they continued their journey to become full fledge wolves.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You are Spirit and your Kingdom is a Spirit
World. Things of the flesh have no place in your Kingdom and in fact hinder
entry to your Kingdom. You Lord made us to overcome darkness and not to
expand it. Greed was the first vice that took the Cherub Lucifer into
darkness and then came pride and deceit. Lord we pray we overcome our greed
for things both natural and spiritual that does not glorify You in any
way...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.
15 Therefore [it is] no great thing if his ministers also be transformed
as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their
works.
16 I say again, Let no man think me a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool
receive me, that I may boast myself a little.
17 That which I speak, I speak [it] not after the Lord, but as it were
foolishly, in this confidence of boasting.
18 Seeing that many glory after the flesh, I will glory also.
19 For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye [yourselves] are wise.
30 If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things which concern mine
infirmities.

2 Corinthians 8:9 For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that,
though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his
poverty might be rich.

Philippians 2:6-8
6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with
God:
7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a
servant, and was made in the likeness of men:
8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became
obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

Matthew 19:23 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you,
That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

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Post  Admin on Mon 29 Jul 2019, 9:22 pm

Law of life and of death

Romans 8:1,2 [There is] therefore now no condemnation to them which are in
Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the
law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of
sin and death.

Christians normally quote today’s scripture in part and at time twist a
word or two so as to then call it grace. They state ‘there is no
condemnation for those who believe in Christ’ and this they do especially
when they are corrected in their spiritual ways.

The scripture clearly says there is no condemnation for those who are ‘IN
CHRIST’. The latter part of the scripture defines what it means to be ‘in
Christ’ and defines it as those ‘who walk not after the flesh but after the
spirit’.

If a person who desires things of the flesh over things of the spirit
cannot say he or she is in Christ. If he or she is not in Christ then
eternal life is not guaranteed to him or her, since the following
scriptures says it is only those who walk in the spirit not seeking after
the things of the flesh are the ones who are made free of the law of sin
and death.

Spirit life of man or anything created is not eternal only God and God the
Son have life within themselves, to have eternal life created beings needs
to have access to the Tree or River of Life which is in Heaven. It is the
Tree or River of Life [bearing the twelve Fruits of the Spirit] which gives
a renewal of life to those who need it (towards the end of their spirit
life). So to have eternal life one needs to enter or inherit Heaven and
Bibles says only Sons (of God) will inherit (not natural gender). So any
man or woman led by the Spirit of God not following the flesh will be
transformed into Sons and thus will enter Heaven.

Let us get it into us one does not become a Christian by belief but by
walk. One needs to be a follower of Jesus Christ to be a Christian and not
just believing in Him, that is why Believers may not enter Heaven but
Christians (Disciples of Christ) surely will.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You created man lower than the Angels to
overcome the darkness created by the fallen Angels. You made a way for man
to be renewed in spirit through your Spirit so that they become as Angels
and thus inherit Heaven as Sons. Lord we pray we understand the importance
to be renewed in the spirit and to overcome the flesh. Help us to be
focused on the things above and not the things of this world...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
John 3:
2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, 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.
3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee,
Except a man be born again {from above}, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of
water and [of] the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the
Spirit is spirit.

Galatians 5:18 But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.

Romans 8:14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons
of God.

1 John 3:1-2
1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we
should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not,
because it knew him not.
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.

Revelation 22:14 Blessed [are] they that do his commandments, that they
may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into
the city.

Revelation 22:2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of
the river, [was there] the tree of life, which bare twelve [manner of]
fruits, [and] yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree
[were] for the healing of the nations.

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It is all about the Temple being rebuild

John 2:18,19 Then answered the Jews and said unto him, What sign shewest
thou unto us, seeing that thou doest these things? Jesus answered and said
unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.

When Jesus told the Jews if they break the temple He would rebuild it in 3
days, they thought He referred to the temple which was made of stones. When
it comes to ‘Christians’ they think Jesus spoke of His resurrection. If we
really inspect the scriptures both were neither accurate nor right.

God was never concern with the temple build by Solomon and rebuild by other
kings, which the Jews consider as ‘holy’ and thus pray at its walls binding
their hands with leather straps.

Coming to Jesus’ resurrection, He did not resurrect after 3 days but
resurrected on the morning of the 3rd day (after 2 and half days). He was
arrested on the evening of Sat after celebrating the Passover week’s first
day (no lamb is killed on this day) / Feast of Unleavened Bread’s first day
both these weeks were celebrated together by the Jews. After His arrest He
was kept under arrest for 5 days (He fulfilled the requirements to be the
Paschal Lamb of God) and crucified / killed on the evening of the 5th day
that is on Thursday evening (and not Friday as believed). It was on this
day they ate the lamb with bitter herbs. Friday was High Sabbath since it
was the day the Passover feast was celebrated. Saturday was a regular
Sabbath and He resurrected on the morning of Sunday which was the day of
the Peace Sacrifice. Spirit time Heaven or Hell does not go by earth days
of 24hrs cycle, yet the Lord followed it for prophecy for its symbolism.

Jesus had mentioned the sign of Jonah of 3 days was a sign only for the
evil generation since the 3 days of Jonah being in the belly of the fish
were shadows of what is due to us before the end comes and this has to do
with understanding spirit life. If Jesus had indeed resurrected
(symbolically) after three days we would have been doomed, but now we have
hope.

In the book of Daniel we see the Angel like man in linen robs standing in
the river instructs the Angel standing on the shore to inform when the end
would come and the Angels says ‘time, time and a half’ before the end comes
(all scriptures get fulfilled).

Yes the hour the end comes is not mentioned in scriptures even though there
is a feast (Feast of Trumpets) is connected with it and scriptures give an
approximate time yet the exact year (hour) since is not mentioned thus
Jesus as man did say He did not know nor the Angels knew, only God knew. As
man He did not operate in His divine powers since He had humbled Himself
and given up His glory. But yet He was not ignorant of the end and did give
lots of clues to know when it is due. He also compared it to the floods of
Noah where the evil people were taken by surprise but Noah and his family
were prepared for it, knowing it would come only when they finished the
task at hand.

If we read Revelations it talks of the Heavenly Temple getting restored
when man is reconciled with the Lord (God the Son) not as humans but as
transformed spirit being whom we call Angels and together are reconciled to
God the Father.

The term day in the Bible in Hebrew can mean a 24hour day or a period of
time which could vary according to the point of reference. A scientist
named Gerald L. Schroeder who was a former Jew and doctorate from
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has given a details calculation of
how every day of the six days varied according to point of reference in
creation which is accurate not only in scriptures but also scientifically
as per data collected by the Hubble Telescope.

Let us keep in mind this creation nor is natural man eternal but was built
for a purpose of overcoming darkness and humans will have eternal life not
as humans but as transformed spirit beings. That also means unless we do
not transform in spirit we will not experience eternal life. The whole
Bible is about the destruction of the Heavenly Temple and its rebuilding to
greater glory.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty Living God. Since You are living You grow and
communicate and thus You create for glory to glory. Lord we thank You for
considering petty man for great glory to be part of the Heavenly Temple
which is You. We thank You Lord for the marvelous things You are doing in
and through man. We pray we individually are receivers of this glory in
You...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
2 Peter 3:8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day
[is] with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Matthew 22:29-30
29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the
scriptures, nor the power of God.
30 For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage,
but are as the angels of God in heaven.

Luke 11:29-30
29 And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This
is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given
it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.
30 For as Jonas was a sign unto the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of
man be to this generation.

Matthew 28:1-6
1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first [day] of
the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.
2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord
descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door,
and sat upon it.
3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:
4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead [men].
5 And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know
that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.
6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where
the Lord lay.

Daniel 12:7 And I heard the man clothed in linen, which [was] upon the
waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto
heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that [it shall be] for a
time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter
the power of the holy people, all these [things] shall be finished.

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Law of the Gentile Christians

Romans 2:14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature
the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto
themselves:

There are two things we need to understand in today’s message to understand
what the message means.

Firstly the term Gentiles does not mean Heathens. The term was used in the
OT for the Jews who followed traditions and practices of the Heathens, that
is why we read terms like ‘Galilee of the Gentiles’ since Galilean Jews
were famous for these things. In the NT it is many a times used for the
‘lost sheep’ referring to those called by God but are yet do not know Him.
So Gentiles can be amongst Heathens and also amongst those who call
themselves Christians / Jews (the term comes from the word Jerusalem
[people who made /teach peace with God], therefore Paul said a true Jew is
one who is circumcised in spirit/heart and not in the flesh).

The ‘law’ referred in today’s message does not refer to the Law of God
(also called ‘Law through faith’). Today’s message says since they did not
know the Law of God which is spiritual, they created a law which was
natural and caused themselves to abide in it. Whenever the Bible uses the
term ‘Law of Moses’ it does not necessary mean the Law of the Lord given
through Moses because it was the natural understanding of the Law and not
its spiritual understanding.

A Christian is a spiritual person having a spiritual relationship with the
Creator. It is his or her spiritual connection that causes the light to
shine also in the natural world and people to know God. If we do things
with natural understanding we do not become Christians but become Gentiles.
Paul used the term ‘Gentile Jews’ (Christians) for these people.

Today the Lord is also telling us something that Paul wrote in Romans 2:24,
we are responsible for the Gentiles being Gentiles and being far from God.
Let us understand bringing the lost sheep back into the sheepfold is our
responsibility which we cannot wash our hands off.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are God and Creator of all that exist. You made all creation but
made it for the purpose of those whom You have called in You. Lord we pray
we discern whom we need to reach out to and our responsibility to those who
are knowing You yet are lost. We pray we cause them to be spiritually
connected to You and naturally connected for You desire worship in Spirit
and Truth...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Matthew 4:15 The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, [by] the way
of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles;

Romans 2:24 For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles through
you, as it is written.

Romans 3:29-31
29 [Is he] the God of the Jews only? [is he] not also of the Gentiles?
Yes, of the Gentiles also:
30 Seeing [it is] one God, which shall justify the circumcision by faith,
and uncircumcision through faith.
31 Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we
establish the law.

Romans 11:13 For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of
the Gentiles, I magnify mine office:

Romans 15:16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the
Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the
Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Ephesians 3:6 That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same
body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

Acts 21:21 And they are informed of thee, that thou teachest all the Jews
which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not
to circumcise [their] children, neither to walk after the customs.

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Philip tested by the Lord

John 6:6 This he said, testing him: for he had no doubt what he himself
would do.

We find in our lives there comes a time when our spiritual life or our
natural situation is shaken. We wonder when everything was going so smooth
and excellently, then why did this show up.

One thing we should understand if God tests us it is because He desires to
bless us and if Satan tests us it is to destroy us by the hand of God by
accuse us before God.

Here we see Philip was tested by Jesus to check what the next move of Him
will be in a situation where many were need to be fed. We need to
understand one thing names in the Bible had meaning and were given with
reason. The name Philip means ‘lover of horses’ and horses symbolized
progress so he was like our ‘prosperity gospel’ lover, thus we see he was
an instant believer but thought solutions to problems via financial way so
on being tested he started calculating the amount of bread the money that
they had would fetch. He indirectly stated the problem could be sorted if
they had more money.

Many of us are like Philip the Apostle we look for worldly solutions to
problems and this is the test we fail like Philip the Apostle did. People
come with problem and say pray for my problem and also tell to instruct God
on how the problem should be solved.

On the other hand the Evangelist Philip from Acts who was led by the Holy
Spirit saw great progress spiritually which is unimaginable. Bible records
he moved from town to town in a snap like what we read in comic stories
(transporting).

Let us acknowledge God as Almighty God who created all things that exist
and one who has given life to all, a God who is omnipresent knowing all not
only our present but also our past and our future. His ways are unlike the
ways of man thus His solutions would also be different. Let us not seek a
natural solution to all things for God can do far greater than what we can
imagine.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty, Omnipresent and Omnipotent God. You know all and
nothing is impossible for You. Lord we pray learn to have strong and
greater faith in You. Your word says even faith that is very small but
without doubt can move mountains. We pray with the little we know of your
Kingdom we hold on to it strongly so that we see your glory day by day...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
John 6:5-7
5 When Jesus then lifted up [his] eyes, and saw a great company come unto
him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat?
6 And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.
7 Philip answered him, Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient
for them, that every one of them may take a little.

John 1:43-46
43 The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth
Philip, and saith unto him, Follow me.
44 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.
45 Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found him, of
whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the
son of Joseph.
46 And Nathanael said unto him, Can there any good thing come out of
Nazareth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see.

John 14:6-21

Acts 8:39-40
39 And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord
caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way
rejoicing.
40 But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached in all
the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

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The trumpet is blown in advance

John 13:19 Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass,
ye may believe that I am [he].

In a war situation soldiers with trumpets are set on high locations like on
towers, so that as the enemy is seen on the horizon they can blow the
trumpets and warn the people, thus give some time for the people to be
prepared to face the enemy. Even when a friendly / any person is
approaching in an alert situation the trumpet is still blown but in such a
way that all do not panic but the necessary people go to the gate to
receive / inspect the person. It is only when the kingdom is in peace with
its neighboring kingdoms that the gate are thrown open for everyone and no
soldier stands with a trumpet to sound any alarm.

In today’s message Jesus is stating about prophecies coming true and due to
the prophecies coming true people will know Him and the Father who sent
Him. What differentiates the Bible from so called ‘holy books’ of other
religions is prophecies. Since they man created books they lack prophecies
that are true.

In the present situation in Christianity we have 2 extreme situations, one
situation where people do not prophesy (speak the prophecies given in the
Bible) and other where they wrongly prophesy (speak prophecies not in its
due time or speak false prophecies).

Yesterday a Brother in Christ (a much anointed person) met me with regards
some personal disturbance in his life. He had met his Pastor with regards
some matter and the Pastor prophesied telling him what he wanted to listen.
Now after a period when problems came his faith has been shaken.

Preachers and Pastors are very happy when one out of twenty prophecies they
speak comes true and they boast about that to the world endlessly. They do
not give account to the 19 wrong/false prophecies (errors) which they
committed and thus destroyed the lives of those people.

It is only when we do the right interpretation of scriptures and speak what
the Lord instructs us that we will see manifestation of His glory, people
coming to know Christ and the Father more closely. If the Lord has not
spoken we should learn to shut up and wait on Him. Also dreams and visions
are not easy to understand thus it is important to fellowship with Teachers
who can help interpret them accurately. I remember many a times in the
start of my spiritual walk I made mistakes in understanding fully things
the Lord spoke to me where I over exaggerated things naturally when they
were more spiritual. Even though what I spoke was not 100% false but partly
true yet that is not what the Lord desires of us.

Let us not make the Lord a liar by misinterpreting His Word nor we should
speak our desires saying it is the Lord who spoke, if we do we will have to
give Him an account on it and this is not necessarily only on Judgment Day.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God and You are perfect in every way, You are light
and there is no darkness in You. Lord we pray we learn to interpret your
Word accurately so that we do not make You a liar and also teach us to be
silent and wait on You when You have not spoken. We pray for wisdom,
maturity amongst your people and above all fear of the Lord...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
John 13:17-20
17 If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.
18 I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the
scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his
heel against me.
19 Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, ye may
believe that I am [he].
20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that receiveth whomsoever I send
receiveth me; and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me.

Deuteronomy 18:22 When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the
thing follow not, nor come to pass, that [is] the thing which the LORD hath
not spoken, [but] the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not
be afraid of him.

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Baphomet worshippers

Zephaniah 1:4 I will also stretch out mine hand upon Judah, and upon all
the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and I will cut off the remnant of Baal from
this place, [and] the name of the Chemarims with the priests;

People have seen Satanic churches that worship Satan, they have a statue of
Satan as a human with a goats head (Baphomet – a Latin word). In the Bible
one of the terms used for Satan is she-goat (nanny/doe). It is not that
goats are evil nor are snakes evil although in the Bible they are seem to
be projected with a negative image, people do not realize in the Bible
Jesus was also symbolized in the OT as a bronze snake lifted on a pole.
Similarly a large part of Jesus’ flock (2/3) are goats and only (1/3) are
sheep. Bible says on Judgment Day the sheep will be separated from the
goats and only the sheep will enter Heaven while the Goats will be caste in
the Lake of Fire / Sulphur (which is worse than Hell).

People do not realize Satan is more associated with those who believe in
God and not so much with those who do not believe in God. Although those
who believe in other gods worship Satan indirectly yet it is those who
believe in God and do not abide in His Word/Will are the main
promoters/worshippers of Satan and his evil kingdom. One needs to
understand according to the Commandments of Lord, killing, stealing, lying
or even hating a person is the same and none is greater than the other. So
what we think as greater sin and more satanic is as evil as the simple sins
we call ‘white lies’ or ‘social sins’ (like abusing, gossiping, adultery
etc.).

I took up these things about goats because today’s message speaks of how
the Lord visits His people who worshipped Baal. Baal is not a demonic god
but simply means ‘unknown god’. They may have been worshippers of God
Almighty yet because they did not know Him they did things contrary to His
Kingdom / His ways. The term ‘Gentiles’ in the Bible does not refer to
heathens but to those who know God yet follow pagan practices and lifestyle..

Today there are many claiming to worship the Lord Jesus Christ, but they do
not know Him. They call themselves ‘Christians’ but follow a human
religion, they have no understanding of the purpose of Christianity for
they manipulate God’s Word to enjoy worldly carnal life.

Let us not think just because we are ‘Christians’ our God is the God
Almighty, we may be goats who worship Baphomet because we manipulate God,
His Word or His ways for fulfilment of our desires.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are God and alone are God, even Satan (plural) and the fallen
angels (devils) know that. Satan and their angels wants to be god amongst
the people so as to get your people destroyed by your wrath thus works not
so much amongst those whose who do not know You but more amongst those who
know You, so as fulfil their mission. Lord we pray we know the danger of
not abiding in your Word / your Will. We pray we worship You in spirit and
truth...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Leviticus 17:7-10
7 And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils [hairy
goat-female gender], after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a
statute for ever unto them throughout their generations.
8 And thou shalt say unto them, Whatsoever man [there be] of the house of
Israel, or of the strangers which sojourn among you, that offereth a burnt
offering or sacrifice,
9 And bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation,
to offer it unto the LORD; even that man shall be cut off from among his
people.
10 And whatsoever man [there be] of the house of Israel, or of the
strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will
even set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off
from among his people.

Deuteronomy 32:17 They sacrificed unto devils, not to God; to gods whom
they knew not, to new [gods that] came newly up, whom your fathers feared
not.

1 Corinthians 10:20 But [I say], that the things which the Gentiles
sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that
ye should have fellowship with devils.

Ephesians 2:2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of
this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit
that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

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Religious Accusations

Mark 15:3 And the chief priests accused him of many things: but he answered
nothing.

A new trend has started in India where some people having little scriptural
understanding or spiritual maturity have started campaigning against
well-known preachers or Pastors. One such person I know has released a
series of videos on different persons and he thinks he is doing God’s work,
he and his group feel they are soldiers of God’s Kingdom!

What is more surprising although these people act like fools, the preachers
and their supports are no less, some of them threatened violence against
the persons and this has encouraged them further. Now these accusers are
more encouraged and think of things like martyrdom!

Prosperity Gospel and heretic teachings have been a part of the Church even
during the times of the Apostles. Paul who was highly respected for his
knowledge and understanding, himself gave up confronting these people
publicly and at the end spiritually dealt with them. These people saw the
strength and weaknesses of Paul and worked against his weaknesses, so they
did not choose the smartest or most knowledgeable person against Paul but
used people who could speak well since Paul was not a good orator.

The term Apologetics is to give an answer to those who seek. It is a
biblical word and requires a person to do so in a gentle way, with a good
conscience, not using evil means. There is another face to Apologetics it
called Polemics where in there is a verbal attack against the accuser and
it is this that has been distorted and misused today a lot. People think
they are doing God’s work by engaging in pure Polemics. Polemics without
Apologetics goes against God’s Kingdom since the purpose of God’s Kingdom
is to save souls. Bible is clear if any brethren does wrong one needs to
meet him or her in person and explain it, if the person still does not
listen then take two or three and engage in a discussion, if that too does
not find fruit then that the matter before the congregation and if still
the person does not listen then treat the person as an unbeliever.

When it comes to wrong teachings we are called to not focus on the person
but on their teachings and confront their teachings without naming them all
the time. Let us not be petty minded and behave like worldly people having
no wisdom. Let us understand we fall in a trap when we use worldly means or
methods and land up supporting the cause of destruction against God’s
Kingdom. We should always leave a window for the person to repent and
return to God’s ways.

In today’s message we see Jesus used discretion as what to answer and when
to answer. Even though He knew the doctrines of the Jewish Church was
against God’s Kingdom yet He focused on saving people and not on attacking
the Jewish Church. Let wisdom too prevail in us and let us not destroy our
own harvest.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God full of wisdom. Even though You can cruse evil in
a second yet You have borne it since eons so that You save your people from
it. You made sure evil is kept in check and intervened as and when required
but did not lose your focus. Lord we pray we do not land helping the enemy
by our foolishness but with wisdom concentrate on saving souls...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
1 Peter 3:15-17
15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and [be] ready always to
[give] an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is
in you with meekness and fear:
16 Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of
evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation
in Christ.
17 For [it is] better, if the will of God be so, that ye suffer for well
doing, than for evil doing.

2 Corinthians 11:6 But though [I be] rude in speech, yet not in knowledge;
but we have been throughly made manifest among you in all things.

Acts 24:1-2
1 And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders,
and [with] a certain orator [named] Tertullus, who informed the governor
against Paul.
2 And when he was called forth, Tertullus began to accuse [him], saying,
Seeing that by thee we enjoy great quietness, and that very worthy deeds
are done unto this nation by thy providence,

1 Timothy 1:18-20
18 This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the
prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good
warfare;
19 Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away
concerning faith have made shipwreck;
20 Of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I have delivered unto Satan,
that they may learn not to blaspheme.

Matthew 18:15-20
15 Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him
his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast
gained thy brother.
16 But if he will not hear [thee, then] take with thee one or two more,
that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
17 And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell [it] unto the church: but if
he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a
publican.
18 Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound
in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven..
19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as
touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my
Father which is in heaven.
20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in
the midst of them.

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Doctrines of Men

John 18:22 And when he had thus spoken, one of the officers which stood by
struck Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying, Answerest thou the high
priest so?

In my initial days of coming to know the Lord, the Lord started teaching me
through dreams and visions, on sharing them I would get a very despising
response like I was a heretic, but as I studied more of scriptures, its
historic data, manuscripts and even the biblical languages (Hebrew and
Greek - to some extend) today people hesitate to even react since they know
I will not only answer them but also being an Apologist I know how to. They
complement to my face but run far from me after that, because what I speak
goes against the doctrines they hold.

Before, at times they told me to my face of how they have ‘spent years
studying scriptures’, ‘serving God’, ‘running a Church’ and how they ‘have
the Holy Spirit’...

When I came to know the Lord I wanted to join a Bible college to study the
Word but the Lord did not allow me and personally taught me, later I came
to know how the curriculum is designed by secular people and not spiritual
people.

In today’s message we see Jesus was struck / slapped because He did answer
the High Priest questioning His doctrines but answered with a question. One
of the reasons Jesus was crucified was because of His doctrines.

How is it, that two people have differing doctrines (teachings /
understanding) when they are both referring to the same text?

If one cross questions people on their doctrines one will find although all
say they are scriptura (refer to scriptures) but in fact are referring to
what a person has said about scriptures. So it is not surprising if the
text says ‘blue’ they will yet say ‘violet’ and still say they are
referring to the text, all because someone read it as ‘violet’. Their ‘Holy
Spirit’ is not the Spirit of God but a human preacher who is famous or
their Pastor who is idolized by them.

Bible is very true when it says man will look and yet not see, hear and yet
not understand since their hearts are hardened towards God and His Kingdom.
They do work in the name of God and His Kingdom yet their purpose is
something else which is against God’s Kingdom.

At times I am happy I was a Catholic and came to know God and His Word
later. Since I was deceived thus I do not trust any man and check every
teaching with the Word and therefore nonsensical teachings are far from me.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty and Holy God. You are perfect thus your Word too is
perfect. Lord we pray your people stop following man and his word but
follow You and Your Word. We pray they do not harden their hearts towards
You and your Kingdom for their personal desires which are worldly...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
John 18:19-23
19 The high priest then asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine.
20 Jesus answered him, I spake openly to the world; I ever taught in the
synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret
have I said nothing.
21 Why askest thou me? ask them which heard me, what I have said unto
them: behold, they know what I said.
22 And when he had thus spoken, one of the officers which stood by struck
Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying, Answerest thou the high priest so?
23 Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil:
but if well, why smitest thou me?

Matthew 11:13-17
13 Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and
hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
14 And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By
hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see,
and shall not perceive:
15 For this people’s heart is waxed gross, and [their] ears are dull of
hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see
with [their] eyes, and hear with [their] ears, and should understand with
[their] heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
16 But blessed [are] your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear..
17 For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and righteous [men] have
desired to see [those things] which ye see, and have not seen [them]; and
to hear [those things] which ye hear, and have not heard [them].

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Trance

Acts 10:10 And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they
made ready, he fell into a trance,

In Goan party culture we find a specific type of music called ‘trance’ is
loved by specially the tourists and by youth. The music is characterized by
a tempo between 110–150 beats per minute with repeating melodic phrases.
Although it is stated to have started in Europe during the early 1900s yet
this music is common to many Hindu worship rituals in India since many
centuries and made famous by Hare Krishna Hare Rama cult.

This music is mostly enjoyed with drugs either hard (weed / chemicals) or
home grown which is common in India thus we have most Hindu sages in India
as drug addicts since they are into this trance culture.

In Yoga they use the term ‘meditation’ and in English we understand it as
concentration or being mentally focused on something but in Yogic
terminology it is the opposite, it requires the person to cut off one’s
senses or awareness and go into a state of trance. A high state of yogic
Asana is to roll the tongue with the lower tissue being physically cut,
that way the tongues rolls back fully and blocks the wind pipe, this
deprives the brain of oxygen and later when wind pipe is opened, sudden
oxygen is received by the brain and thus causes the brain to go in a state
of trance which the yogic thinks is nirvana. This same thing is done by the
youth in western countries in a dangerous game called ‘the choking game’
where they choke the neck for a period and then release it. Many youth have
died in this game. This dangerous methodology is also used by people bored
with normal sex so as to heighten their state on arousal.

The word trance used in today’s scripture is a Greek compound word meaning
‘out of stand / position’. Basically it means a person who is not in his or
her senses. This word is used trice in the Bible referring to two incidents
and both in the book of Acts but has no connection with oxygen being
deprived to the brain for a period nor being under the influence of
substance. The same root word is also translated 4 other times as being in
a state of shock or being amazed. It is a state where a person dreams or
sees a vision while his or her eyes still open.

Dreams and visions are fundamental to Christianity for it is the way the
Holy Spirit speaks to us and teaches us as we grow in Him. Those who have a
calling of Teacher - Spiritual (there are 2 types) will have experienced
dreams almost on daily basis while studying the Word, but as they grow in
the Lord spiritually and increase in wisdom the dreams/visions will reduce
since the foundation is strongly build and the Word gets expounded easily.
Both Peter and Paul had experienced this trance experience in their early
spiritual lives.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are a Living God. You alone have life in yourself and all life
comes from You. Life without growth and communication is not life but slow
death. You Lord communicate to us through your Word and your Spirit. Lord
we pray we learn to be sensitive to the Holy Spirit and open to His
communication. We pray we suppress the disturbance caused by our earthly
desires so that we receive better understanding of the Word through Him...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Acts 11:5 I was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a
vision, A certain vessel descend, as it had been a great sheet, let down
from heaven by four corners; and it came even to me:

Acts 22:17 And it came to pass, that, when I was come again to Jerusalem,
even while I prayed in the temple, I was in a trance;

John 14:26 But the Comforter, [which is] the Holy Spirit, whom the Father
will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things
to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

Acts 2:17 And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will
pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters
shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men
shall dream dreams:

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Man or Bhagwans or gods?

John 10:34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye
are gods?

Today’s scripture is one sticky scripture very rarely referred to and most
detested by theologians when asked to explain and one would find great
contradictions between them.

In India there are some Hindi terms which are rarely understood since they
origin in the Sanskrit language, like the word ‘Namahaste’ is believed as
welcome but this greeting in Sanskrit actually means ‘the one inside me
acknowledges / respects the one inside you’. It is not a natural greeting
but a spiritual greeting and thus Christians should be careful in using it
towards non-Christians. Also the term ‘Bhagwan’ is believed to be as god
but is a compound word which means ‘man’ (wan) and bhag (god), so means
man-god and not God. In Hinduism they have the concept of ‘Deva’ who were
gods with human likeness (some have part animal nature) that can die and
thus these gods carried weapons which they used against each other.

Hinduism believes humans can become gods but they serve greater gods in
Swarg (Heaven). Islam on the other hand projects man as slaves of Allah but
in Jamnat (Paradise – the garden before Taj Mahal is made in that design)
the men will have sex with 72 Houris each (special virgin women in Paradise
who do not have periods) day and night and will be served special wine
continually (some Islamic verses project the number of Houris as even
larger).

Where does Christianity stand against these diverse understandings?

We find Jesus stating two things, one man after resurrection would be like
Angels of Heaven. We also have other scriptures which back this i.e. the
Angels which come with Him on Judgment Day are also referred to as Saints
(humans) in other scriptures.

But in today’s verse we find Jesus saying we will be like gods! Can anyone
become God? God is neither created nor born, He existed since eternity so
even if man would have eternal life through his access to the Tree / River
of Life yet he cannot become God. Does that mean this scripture is false?

This term gods for man is not once but twice used in OT, once when the Lord
tells Moses he would be made god to Pharaoh and also in the Psalm by David
where he says he would worship the Lord before other gods. We know there is
only one God thus when Moses asked the Lord His name, He said He is who He
is (I am who I am).

Holy Spirit is the Spirit of the Son and the Son came from the Father thus
the Holy Spirit is also the Spirit of the Father. The Son came for the
salvation of creation so would return back to the Father once His task is
done. So even though we have 3 divine beings yet there is only one God.

The secret of today’s message is in understanding life and marriage
(natural marriage is a shadow of our Heavenly marriage). God is life and
source of all life, thus even though His nature is the same and never
changes yet He grows in glory. Anything that does not grow or progress is
not considered living. God created the Angels and then man, to correct the
Angels and all this for a purpose which Bible says is beyond the
imagination of man. So even though scriptures reveal some glimpse of this
yet it is just un-comprehendible as to what is in store for us in Heaven.
Even the Angels do not have knowledge of this like us. Jesus said no being
has seen the Father other than the Son who came from within Him and in the
end Bible says the Father with dwell with man / Angels (Heavenly Temple)
and they will be one.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Awesome God. You Lord created minuscule man to not only become
like the glorious Angels in Heaven but also for greater unimaginable things
in Heaven. Lord we pray man understands the suffering and persecution faced
here is nothing compared to that reward which awaits us in Heaven. We pray
we be like the early Christians who were filled with joy worshipping You
even when they were put to death...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Exodus 7:1 And the LORD said unto Moses, See, I have made thee a god to
Pharaoh: and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet.

Psalms 138:1 I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I
sing praise unto thee.

Matthew 22: 30 For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given
in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.

John 1:18 No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s
side, he has made him known.

John 14:10 Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in
me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father
that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.

John 14:20 At that day ye shall know that I [am] in my Father, and ye in
me, and I in you.

Revelation 22:1-5
1 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal,
proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.
2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, [was
there] the tree of life, which bare twelve [manner of] fruits, [and]
yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree [were] for the
healing of the nations.
3 And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb
shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him:
4 And they shall see his face; and his name [shall be] in their foreheads.
5 And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither
light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign
for ever and ever.

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We Judged Him

Mark 15:16 And the soldiers led him away into the hall, called Praetorium;
and they call together the whole band.

As man Jesus always said He had not come to judge but only to save. We on
the other hand put Him to judgment.

In today’s message we read Pilot who knew Jesus was innocent had made an
attempt to release Him but failed because he had to please the people and
abide to their desire of seeing Jesus crucified. Even though they were
going to crucify Him, yet we see they were not satisfied so mocked Him by
putting a robe of royal color purple on Him and crowned Him with a crown of
thorns. All these acts were part of the fulfilment of prophecies so as to
perform the sacrifices mentioned in books of Moses.

Let me take some examples.

The crown of thorns was to break the curse of thorns and reeds that was on
man when Adam and Eve sinned. The Lord had cursed man that he would labor
and face problems (thorns) and losses (reeds) in his work. We know today by
Jesus being crowned with that crown we will not be facing problems and
losses in our work for He took that curse on Himself and broke it.

Also while placing the crown on His head they laid their hands on His head
and thus transferred our sins on Him (as per statute) and Jesus also did
the other part of wondering in the wilderness, that is after His
resurrection; while doing that He spoke to the two men and broke bread with
them. We are assure by this act of transfer of sins and His wilderness walk
that our sins are forgiven (as Paschal Lamb He took the wrath of God on
Himself and by His hanging He made peace between God and man).

What is ironic in today’s message is the Romans took Him to a hall called
Praetorium which in Greek means ‘Judgment Hall’.

God is merciful but not forgetful and not unrighteous, His mercy gives us a
chance to change and does not blindly write off our sins. He also went out
of His way to give us His Spirit so as to help us change. Within the time
given if we do not change we will have to answer Him that too in His
Judgment Hall like we did to Him. The Hebrew word for day is hemera and
comes from the word hemai which means sitting.

Another parallelism of this event and Judgment Day is that Pilate had to
abide by the desire of the people and on Judgment Day Jesus has to abide by
the Word of God / Truth. Even though Jesus as man sits on the Judgment Seat
yet it is the Word that judges us. The grace of God is given for us to
understand the Word and His Spirit given to help us abide in it, and those
who do not utilize that grace and reject the Spirit will have to answer
Judgment Day, thus all who stand before Him are only those who received
grace. Let us not reject or mock the grace and Spirit of God given to us.
If we do that then what else remains to save us? Nothing.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You are Holy, Righteous and True, yet You are
Merciful. It is only in your mercy that You gave us a chance to change and
repent from our sinful ways. We pray Lord that do not abuse the grace and
your Spirit given to us who have acknowledged your sacrifice and believed
in You. We pray we abide in your Word and Spirit so that we are transformed
from within...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Mark 15:15-20
15 And [so] Pilate, willing to content the people, released Barabbas unto
them, and delivered Jesus, when he had scourged [him], to be crucified.
16 And the soldiers led him away into the hall, called Praetorium; and
they call together the whole band.
17 And they clothed him with purple, and platted a crown of thorns, and
put it about his [head],
18 And began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews!
19 And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon him, and
bowing [their] knees worshipped him.
20 And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him, and
put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify him.

Genesis 3:18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and
thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

Leviticus 4:15 And the elders of the congregation shall lay their hands
upon the head of the bullock before the LORD: and the bullock shall be
killed before the LORD.

Leviticus 16:21 And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the
live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of
Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon
the head of the goat, and shall send [him] away by the hand of a fit man
into the wilderness:

Luke 24:13-15
13 And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus,
which was from Jerusalem [about] threescore furlongs.
14 And they talked together of all these things which had happened.
15 And it came to pass, that, while they communed [together] and reasoned,
Jesus himself drew near, and went with them.

Luke 24:33 And they rose up the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and
found the eleven gathered together, and them that were with them,

John 20:17 Jesus saith unto her, 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.

John 20:26 And after eight days again his disciples were within, and
Thomas with them: [then] came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the
midst, and said, Peace [be] unto you.

John 5:30 I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my
judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the
Father which hath sent me.

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Hardened Hearts without Repentance

John 12:40,41 He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that
they should not see with [their] eyes, nor understand with [their] heart,
and be converted, and I should heal them. These things said Esaias, when he
saw his glory, and spake of him.

We find a large section of Christians follow the false doctrine of Once
Saved Always Saved even though many may not do not confess it. They believe
just by believing in Christ they receive grace and that grace will save
them and assure them their inheritance in Heaven.

There are some facts OSAS doctrine ignores:-
1) There are different categories of grace so one needs to have grace in
different areas of one’s live, also one needs to grow in quantity /
strength in that specific area.
2) Grace is received by faith thus to remain in grace one needs to keep the
faith. Even though this grace is a gift yet it is given only to those who
have faith. If the person loses faith then grace too will be lost and we
see this happened with many in the Bible i.e. the Israelites who left Egypt..
3) All those who believe are part of the flock of Jesus Christ and the
flock constitutes of sheep and goats. It is only the sheep who enter Heaven
and not the goats.

Bible goes on to specify for every sheep there are two goats thus one can
imagine the amount of so called Christians who are deceived by doctrines
which will destroy them. When Bible says believe in Christ to be saved it
does not say by believing alone one will enter Haven, it means believing is
primarily importance and after believing one needs to follow Christ to
become His disciple. The term disciple means one who follows and not just
the one who believes.

Today’s message tells us God is aware of this yet does not intervene to
change these people. We cannot blame God for the loss of these people for
God looks for repentance and these people lack repentance. They think being
sorry is repentance so do not experience true baptism and thus do not
qualify to enter Heaven.

One needs to be baptized in spirit to enter Heaven and the word baptism
does not mean being tipped in water as what people think. The Greek word
‘baptizo’ comes for the dying process in which clothe is dyed, thus
requires change in spirit in what the person is dipped in. the person need
to take on the nature of that in which he or she is baptized in and the
person’s former nature needs to die. This is not a one shot process but a
long continual process that starts from the day one is baptized in Christ
right unto the day one sleeps in Christ. All those remaining in that
process (race) will be saved.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Spirit and your Kingdom is a Spirit world. This natural world
will perish and nothing of this will remain on Judgment Day. Lord we pray
we seek your Kingdom in truth thus always have a repenting heart that seeks
correction and change seek light and rejecting darkness. Lord we pray we
are not found amongst the goats but among the sheep...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Mark 10:15 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom
of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.

Mark 10:23 And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How
hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

John 3:5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be
born of water and [of] the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of
yourselves: [it is] the gift of God:

Genesis 15:5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward
heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said
unto him, So shall thy seed be.

Romans 4:16 Therefore [it is] of faith, that [it might be] by grace; to
the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which
is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is
the father of us all,

Revelation 12:3-4
3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red
dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.
4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast
them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to
be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will
refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they
shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It [is] my people:
and they shall say, The LORD [is] my God.

John 2:19-21
19 Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three
days I will raise it up.
20 Then said the Jews, Forty and six years was this temple in building,
and wilt thou rear it up in three days?
21 But he spake of the temple of his body.

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He protects us even amongst enemies

John 7:44 And some of them would have taken him; but no man laid hands on
him.

We read about persecution and also read in the Bible of how God protected
His people from their enemies and wonder why at times we see great miracles
and at times face persecution.

Most of the times I have seen people facing problems not in the name of the
Lord but because they do foolish things taking God’s name. They face the
wrath of God more than the anger of people. Let’s take some examples, many
preach the Gospel not to save people but to add them to their Church.

There was a person preaching in Church about going out saving souls and the
importance of doing so else we do not qualify as Christians. While he was
preaching I was wondering is he the same person, since time and again I had
approached him for evangelizing people in other areas of the city and he
was interested only in those staying near the Church. He knew his Pastor
would not approve of him reaching out to people in other areas.

I have heard a Pastor of a mega Church openly threatening the congregation
about putting their tithes in other places, saying if they do so he would
not come to their help when they need him like caught by a cop or when they
are very sick, and he himself was suffering from severe back problems for
many years.

People may be doing the ‘Lord’s’ ministry with personal interests and
agendas, large number amongst them do for material reasons, some do for
carnal desires (pride, power, glory, gaining obligations etc.) but only a
very few do for the expansion of God’s Kingdom. People have big seminars
for commissioning people for Lord’s mission; find how many amongst them are
actually doing the mission. Not even a minuscule number, yet they are
called great preachers.

Long back a brother came to me saying someone prophesized he would be a
martyr for God’s Kingdom. He was both happy and sad. I asked him what would
the Lord prefer and living solider or a dead solider? And he said a living
solider. Later he realized that the prophecy was fake for that person who
prophesized himself was a fake prophet. In fact the Lord had warned me
about his shaky spiritual life and I had warned him, but he preferred to
not hear that but hear nonsense, even today his spiritual live is the same
even though the Lord had called him for great things.

People do not like to change spiritually so do all kind of nonsense in
God’s name just to justify themselves and when they face problems they call
it persecution. So if we are facing problems in our ministry or spiritual
lives let us first introspect our lives and the purpose of our work in Him.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty and Omnipotent God. There is nothing that is
impossible for You and we see in the Bible You have saved your people from
all kinds of danger when they walked in your way and how they faced
problems when they murmured and broke your Law. Lord we pray we do not
deceive ourselves calling problems as persecution but introspect our
spiritual lives to bring corrections...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Numbers 14:29 Your carcases shall fall in this wilderness; and all that
were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old
and upward, which have murmured against me,

Numbers 16:41 But on the morrow all the congregation of the children of
Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron, saying, Ye have killed the
people of the LORD.

Psalms 23:5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine
enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

John 7:6 Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come: but your time
is always ready.

John 16:4 But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come,
ye may remember that I told you of them. And these things I said not unto
you at the beginning, because I was with you.

2 Timothy 4:3-5
3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but
after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having
itching ears;
4 And they shall turn away [their] ears from the truth, and shall be
turned unto fables.
5 But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an
evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.

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Justified not by faith or grace alone

Romans 3:28 We reckon therefore that a man is justified by faith apart from
the works of the law.

We know the very famous scripture Ephesians 2:5 which says we are saved by
grace and then we have Ephesians 2:8 which tells us this grace we receive
by faith. That means when I have faith in Christ then I receive His grace
and thus are saved.

But what people do not understand is that grace is only one of the key
elements for our salvation. Just by grace alone one is not saved and if
that was the case then the Holy Spirit would not have be necessary and
Jesus would not have been hung on the cross to make peace with God and man
so that we receive His Spirit, He also would not have left us after His
resurrection to make way for His Spirit to take over.

In today’s scripture we read Paul emphasizing the importance of faith but
also states we need to fulfil the works of the law. This law is not the law
of the Jews (religion) which was to show their worldly righteousness but
Law of God which builds us and brings us to the Truth, which saves us.

Let us not abuse the grace of God by claiming it but not walking in His
Word or shining His light unto others. Let us understand what we receive we
also need to impart unto others so that we receive double, else what we
have will be taken away and faith need to be kept alive, the day our faith
dies we also lose grace.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are light and darkness is not your
creation but by those who did not abide in You. Lord we pray understand we
came to know You by your grace and by your grace we receive your Spirit to
be born again / be renewed in spirit. Lord we pray your people grow in
spirit and mature into Sons so as to inherit your Kingdom, let them not
remain children and lose their inheritance in You...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Ephesians 2:5 even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive
together with Christ (by grace have ye been saved),

Ephesians 2:8 for by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not
of yourselves, [it is] the gift of God;

Mark 10:15 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom
of God as a little child, he shall in no wise enter therein.

John 3:5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except one be
born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God!

Acts 14:22 confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to
continue in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter
into the kingdom of God.

John 8:31-32
31 Jesus therefore said to those Jews that had believed him, If ye abide
in my word, [then] are ye truly my disciples;
32 and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Did Jesus defy the Law?

Mark 3:2 And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath
day; that they might accuse him.

We see Jesus loved to heal people especially on Sabbath since the sick and
poor came to the synagogue on that day for alms. Today’s incident where
Jesus was observed if He would heal this man with a withered hand on a
Sabbath and Jesus did not disappoint them, He healed him.

This healing had bought great changes in the relationship of Jesus with the
Jewish authorities. It was not just about Jesus breaking the Law of Moses
(according to the Jews) but more about whom He had healed. We read the
effect of this healing was so much that the Pharisees immediately went to
higher authorities so as to plot on killing Him.

The Greek word used for withered is xeros and comes from the root word xeo
which means to boil/heat. The hand of this man was not due to any disease
but by punishment. A historian had shared on how this man was punished for
working on the tower of Solomon that too on a Sabbath. He was among the
many who were deceived by Jewish authorities to work on a Sabbath since
King Herod had given them a deadline and later punished for working on a
Sabbath (they were spared their lives). Not only they but even their family
members were punished. Thus this healing of Jesus was looked as a defiance
to the Jewish authorities and their law.

This healing had broken whatever little relationship Jesus had with the
Jewish religious authorities. This healing and healing of blind Bartimaeus
(who was a similar case but punished by Roman authorities for rebelling
against the Roman authorities) in Jericho were events that led to the
crucifixion of Jesus. Jesus being well aware yet did it.

Today the Lord is telling us at every step He was aware of events that
would led to His crucifixion and yet did not retreat. This He knew from the
time He created us and did it only because He desires to save us, that is
His love.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty and All Knowing God. Nothing is hidden from You since
time is no factor for You. Lord we pray we understand your love and its
purpose that is the salvation of man. You commanded of us love one another
and to do what You did, that is to save souls. Help us Lord to learn that
true love is salvation of others...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Mark 3:
1 And he entered again into the synagogue; and there was a man there which
had a withered hand.
2 And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath day; that
they might accuse him.
3 And he saith unto the man which had the withered hand, Stand forth.
4 And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or
to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace.
5 And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for
the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine
hand. And he stretched [it] out: and his hand was restored whole as the
other.
6 And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took counsel with the
Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.

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Wisdom and Christianity

Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

There is always this big question: Can a person who is highly educated and
filled with knowledge be a Christian?
Answer is: most likely not.

The problem is not education, Christians are not supposed to be uneducated.
In the Jewish community education is a must since to understand scriptures
one needed to be educated. So none of the people with Jesus were uneducated
including the women and this is confirmed by the kind of teachings Jesus
shared which were not towards uneducated people but towards educated
people, since they were filled with historical events or understanding of
nature, natural phenomena.

If we look at what the world is teaching us we will see these are filled
with false information i.e. they teach evolution even though knowing it is
not fully true. Yes there is micro evolution (evolving within species) but
there is no macro evolution (one species becoming another specie). Similar
today they state the sexual preference is genetic even though knowing it is
a lie, it is like saying one is a robber or murderer or rapist due to
hereditary reasons thus natural since these also are transferred
hereditarily.

God is not against knowledge or against wisdom but in fact He says ‘the
truth will set us free’, so every Christian needs to be filled with
knowledge and understanding and for that wisdom is necessary, but what
matters is what knowledge, what understanding and what wisdom. If we are
filled with garbage can there be any good in us.

My initial coming to know the Lord was a great challenge because of the
knowledge I carried. I was a person with scientific temperament thus tried
to find a scientific understanding for all things including love, faith and
even God.

Science tells us love is a chemical reaction in our body and they are not
fully wrong. The problem is their definition of love. What they call love
is actual attraction or passion, this can be triggered for many reasons and
that trigger causes a chemical called phenethylamine to flow through the
head and this cause ‘love’. The interesting part is this chemical is found
in chocolate (among others). Coming to God science says ‘God’ but defines
Him as a ‘supernatural being’ (natural but super) so ultimately defines Him
as an alien/aliens whose source is not known.

It was only when God proved to me my ‘science’ was garbage that I started
to believe in Him. Today He causes me to learn science, history, geography
and everything under the sun but with proper understanding and discernment
since without them it is difficult to understand His Word.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Creator and everything that exist is created by You. You made
all things good and stated so after You created them. Lord may we discern
that knowledge we pickup in this world. We pray we do not become fools by
realizing on garbage but be filled with knowledge and understanding that
comes from You as You created them...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Romans 1:22-25
22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like
to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping
things.
24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of
their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the
creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.

Romans 1:20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world
are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, [even] his
eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

Matthew 23:17 [Ye] fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold, or
the temple that sanctifieth the gold?

Matthew 23:19 [Ye] fools and blind: for whether [is] greater, the gift, or
the altar that sanctifieth the gift?

1 Corinthians 4:10 We [are] fools for Christ’s sake, but ye [are] wise in
Christ; we [are] weak, but ye [are] strong; ye [are] honourable, but we
[are] despised.

Ephesians 5:15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as
wise,

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Having proper understanding is very important

John 11:9 Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any
man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this
world.

It is very sad when one sees people having half knowledge of things and yet
being satisfied. It is true one cannot have complete knowledge of
everything, but when one walks and takes a step ahead one places one’s foot
on the ground firmly then only moves the other leg, without a firm foot if
the person moves the other foot then the person can stumble.

Knowledge is not understanding. Understanding comes when wisdom works on
knowledge and wisdom comes either from God or through experience. Wisdom
can also come from other people’s experiences and does not need to be ours
alone.

I always tell people either study the Word and have a good relationship
with the Lord to have understanding, so as to avoid having bad experiences
in life, else we will learn by experiences. Do not look for testimonies of
disaster to glory but for glory to glory. For example if I pray ‘Lord I
want to know You’, and I do not study His Word, then the only option for
the Lord is to let me know Him through life experiences.

Today’s message underlines the importance of having understanding of the
Kingdom of God so that we do not stumble spiritually and everything
spiritual manifests in the natural.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty Eternal God. You know all things, and your wisdom is
without measure. You Lord call us your children and thus desire us to have
wisdom and understanding of all things. You use simple people of this world
but do not keep them simple in your Kingdom and thus give them your Spirit
of Truth who teaches us all things that is yours. We pray Lord we know as
Christians we are called to be 10 times better than the people of this
world...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
John 15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from
the Father, [even] the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father,
he shall testify of me:

John 16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide
you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he
shall hear, [that] shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

1 John 4:6 We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not
of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit
of error.

Daniel 1:20 And in all matters of wisdom [and] understanding, that the
king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the
magicians [and] astrologers that [were] in all his realm.

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Adding emotions to scriptures

John 6:8 One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, saith unto
him,
9 There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small
fishes: but what are they among so many?

We all know in the book of Revelation John ends with a warning that anyone
who adds to the scriptures, plague would be added unto him and whosoever
takes away from scriptures then part of his inheritance in Heaven would be
taken away. We are called to state what scriptures state neither adding nor
subtracting from them. But we find almost all Preachers add to scriptures
especially when they do not understand it fully and this additions are
carried by the people for years and years.

One place we find almost all add to scriptures is in today’s scriptures
where Jesus multiplied loaves of bread and fed thousands. Although the
miracle was done not once but twice and that too in the same fashion yet
people did not understand it because someone had added to scripture, that
additions had set a footprint in the minds of people and thus people see
the scripture through those distorted spectacles.

I happened to see the truth because I was not convinced with what Preachers
shared, each contradicted the other. One day in Church a visiting foreign
Preacher was sharing on this topic and I was shocked to hear the simplicity
and amazement in which the miracles were done, later when I went to
appreciate the Preacher so spoke to him and he himself was confused as to
what I was saying. I checked what he had preached with a person or two
there and then I realized he had preached something else and it was the
Lord who was opening the scripture to me although I was sitting amongst a
large crowd (this had happened before also). I have shared on how these
miracles were performed in my earlier messages.

The boys mentioned in these incidents are made heroes and hymns are sung to
praise them (their sacrifice) not realizing these lads were simple street
vendors selling food to travelers. During those days loaves of bread were
the size of today’s pizza (8 to 10 inches diameter) and was sufficient for
an adult person’s meal. Fried fish was the extra delicacy to a barley loaf
and these were their favorite fast food. Also Jesus and His team did not
take these for free but must have paid these lads for what they gave
because we read they were discussing to going to the nearest town to
purchasing food for all (they had two hundred pennies in their ministry
kitty bag).

Let us not add/remove emotions nor facts to scriptures and be careful of
what people have added/deleted of scriptures, be it Preachers, Teachers or
translators. Therefore it is important we study various translations,
manuscripts and thus learn biblical languages, at the same time study
history and lifestyle of those who lived during that era.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You are Perfect and your Word is Perfect. Lord
help us understand when we add or remove from scriptures we land
questioning your perfection thus liable for judgment. We pray You open our
eyes to the importance to studying scriptures to it very depth and trust
people less than we trust You. Help us remove the idols we have made of
Preachers, Teachers, Evangelists, Prophets, Healers, Bishops, Church
leaders in general...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Revelation 22:18-19
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:
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.

John 6:5-14 / Matthew 14:14-21

Matthew 15:32-38

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Making Christianity into a worldly religion

John 8:8,9 And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground. And they
which heard [it], being convicted by [their own] conscience, went out one
by one, beginning at the eldest, [even] unto the last: and Jesus was left
alone, and the woman standing in the midst.

The early Church (300AD-500AD) did some of the greatest damages to
Christianity. We find most of the heretic texts were written in this
period, like the Gospels of Mary Magdalene, Thomas, Judas etc... We also
see grave heretic doctrines like declaring Mary the mother of Jesus as
‘Mother of God’ and the pagan terminology ‘Trinity’ used to describe the
Godhead and His triune existence as Father, Son and Spirit were some of the
major inductions done during this period. If one studies Islam one will
find its cause of existence is due to some of these doctrines. It proves
Revelation scriptures of this (Catholic) Church being called the ‘Mother of
all fornications’.

Also during these era some (3) changes were made to the Bible and got
carried unto today and these were identified only of late with findings of
older manuscripts. These changes were done deliberate to push some sinister
doctrines of the Catholic Church into Christianity. Today these very topics
are the most debated by Christians just because they have found deep roots
into our belief. In the new major translations one will not find these
scriptures.

Today’ verse is from amongst these added scriptures (John 8:3-11). John
8:12 was regarding the teachings which Jesus gave on the mount of Olive and
stated in Matthew. The intention of adding this fictitious incident (John
8:3-11) was to could the doctrine of judging / judgment which is key to
spiritual growth.

Judging / discerning is like teeth which allow us to consume spiritual
meat. There are some things we do not judge and some things we are called
to judge. Today most Christians believe we should not judge anyone (in any
way) and that is been achieved by this incident inclusion (which also
misleads interpretations of other scriptures). This mischief was first
identified with Bible word study, the word used for ‘write’ (Latin word) in
today’s scripture (not found elsewhere in the NT) was a term not used
during or before the time of Jesus or the Apostles but came up much later.

We as Christians are not called to judge / discern people if they are saved
or not, if we do we are putting ourselves in the Christ’s place and then
our righteousness will be questioned. We are called to judge / discern the
words and deeds of people. We are called to correct them, also protect
ourselves and others from false doctrines or wrong influence of others.
When we read the letters of Paul in whole we will find numerous cases to
prove this.

Let us understand the importance of discerning, it was for this that the
people of Berea checked Paul’s teachings with scriptures and were found to
be more mature than others, so much so Paul did not write any letters to
guide them.

The other modifications in the NT are
Mathew 17:21 (the word ‘fasting’ was added)
1 John 5:8 (this verse did not exist before)
These I will take up as and when the Lord leads me to do so.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are God and You are Holy God. You Lord are perfect and your Word
is perfect like You. Evil people try hard to malign You and your Word so
that their guilt does not condemn them of their evil. Lord we pray that the
eyes of people open to the truth. We pray grow spiritually and learn to
discern all things which judging no person’s salvation...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Hebrews 5:14 But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age,
[even] those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern
both good and evil.

Matthew 16:3 And in the morning, [It will be] foul weather to day: for the
sky is red and lowring. O [ye] hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the
sky; but can ye not [discern] the signs of the times?

1 Corinthians 5:12-13
12 For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye
judge them that are within?
13 But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among
yourselves that wicked person.

1 Corinthians 5:1-5

Romans 14:13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge
this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in
[his] brother’s way.

2 Timothy 4:14 Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward
him according to his works:

1 John 5:8 And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and
the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.

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Only Disciples enter Heaven

John 15:8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall
ye be my disciples.

In today’s message we see Jesus relates bearing of Fruits to being His
disciple, in other words without following Jesus there is no way anyone can
bear the Fruits of the Spirit.

In all religions we find people showing what they call as ‘love’,
‘compassion’, ‘longsuffering’, ‘faith’, ‘peace’, ‘joy’, ‘meekness’,
‘gentleness’ and ‘purity’ but when one digs deeper into them, like the
reason why (past), intension behind it (present), purpose for doing it
(future), etc. one sees vanity. Without God or without knowing God man
cannot bear Fruits and thus what they bear may seem like Fruit of the
Spirit but in reality is not.

The seed that identifies a child of God from others is the Fruit of the
Spirit (mostly faith). Having the seed does not mean we have the Fruit, for
that we need to change our lifestyle (die to ourselves), we need to be
Christians. When Jesus said if a person does not lose his or her life for
the sake of the Gospel will not find it, it did not mean one needed to
become a martyr but more of dying to oneself by killing one’s worldly
desires and putting on the desires of the Kingdom of God.

Christianity is not a belief or religion but more a lifestyle which emits
Christ. We are Christians by not just what we have in our heads but more by
the way we live our lives. As disciples of Jesus we are to live a sober
lifestyle that does mean we need to wear rags, it means we need to blend in
society not under playing nor over playing it. But then if we are living in
a surrounding that is too carnal then we are called to move out of it.

Heaven is shown as made of 12 gems mentioned in Revelation and also in the
books of Moses these gems are shown as those which represented the 12
tribes. If one has some gemology knowledge and understanding of Bible
symbolism, one will see they represent the 12 Fruits of the Spirit (9 in
Galatians 5:22-23 and 3 in Ephesians 5:9. So the key requirement to enter
Heaven is the Fruits of the Spirit.

Adam and Eve when they sinned lost 2 Fruits (Righteousness and Truth) and
thus were removed from accessing Heaven so that man can be restored these
Fruits and gain access again. Truth we get from the Holy Spirit (Spirit of
Truth) and Righteousness from the Son (on Judgment Day only if we have the
Truth). Holiness is what we receive from the Father when we enter Heaven.
These Fruits being gifted to us thus are not mentioned by Paul in Galatians
but mentioned separately in Ephesians.

We may not know the whole truth but know just some part of it is
sufficient. Knowing does not mean just knowledge but means understanding
and understanding comes with practical application. We need to follow the
Holy Spirit (abide in the Spirit of the Son) to know the truth.

By our faith in Christ we receive a token/promise of the Holy Spirit. We
see this with the Apostles in whom Jesus breathe and said ‘receive my
Spirit’ but were baptized in Him only at Pentecost. The word Spirit in
Hebrew means breathe and symbolizes Life, so if we have the Spirit/Life of
God then can we be living a worldly lives?

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God and there is none like You. You alone are Perfect
and You are Light. Lord we pray as your children we may project your light
by our lifestyle. Let our faith not be just knowledge in the head but real
projecting in our lifestyle. Show us Lord the way of living a Christian
lifestyle irrespective of the country and society we live in...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
John 8:31-32
31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in
my word, [then] are ye my disciples indeed;
32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering,
gentleness, goodness, faith,
23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Ephesians 5: 9 (For the fruit of the Spirit [is] in all goodness
{holiness} and righteousness and truth;)

John 15:5-8
5 I am the vine, ye [are] the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in
him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered;
and men gather them, and cast [them] into the fire, and they are burned.
7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will,
and it shall be done unto you.
8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be
my disciples.

Mark 8:35 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever
shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel’s, the same shall save it.

Romans 8:14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons
of God.

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Fulfilment of Scriptures – choosing of Judas

John 6:70 Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of
you is a devil?

Everything Jesus did was always to fulfil the will of the Father or fulfil
scriptures (leaving for the one incident of converting water to grape juice
at Cana wedding, which He did under persistence of His mother and till
today it is misunderstood and misused).

In today’s message we read Jesus knew Judas would betray Him yet He chose
him as one of the twelve just to fulfil scriptures. Theologians most quote
Psalms 41:9 or Psalms 55:12 but they do not realize even in the books of
Moses the twelve tribes of Israel were a shadow of the 12 Apostles and
there too Joseph withdraws from taking the journey to the Promised Land and
only his bones are taken. He gave up his right for fame and glory of this
world, to the extent when he died it is not written he was gathered unto
his fathers/ people like other Men of God are. He gave up his rights for
worldly reasons unlike his brethren who themselves did not physically enter
like Moses, but when they died they were gathered unto their
fathers/people.

There are times I think of my Calling in the Lord and try to take for
granted my salvation, but then incidents like that of Judas or Joseph from
the Bible remind me what if the Lord may have chosen knowing and I may be
amongst those who fail.

Everyone is a testimony and our testimony may be that of Peter, Paul or
that of Judas, Joseph. Paul warned us not to take or salvation for granted
but to work it with fear and trembling. Even Paul knew we are saved by
grace through faith, but faith is not a switch with on and off options, one
needs to not only keep the faith but also grow in it and that is not easy
so for that works of faith are required with the help of the Holy Spirit.
James says faith alone without works (not works of righteousness but works
of faith) is dead and dead faith cannot save us.

I always remind myself David did not allow the blind and the lame to enter
Zion which symbolizes Kingdom of God. Knowing the truth and walking in it
will not help us enter the Kingdom of God. The virgins with oil in the lamp
had to keep the lamp burning until the coming of the bride, they did not
fill the lamp with oil and wait for the bride to come so as to lite it.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty and All Knowing God. Even though You know all things
yet You chose those whom would not enter your Kingdom. Your Word says the
entrance to your Kingdom are narrow, many will come but few will enter.
Lord we pray we do not take our salvation for granted but keep working to
keep our faith alive and growing in You...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Psalms 109:8 Let his days be few; [and] let another take his office.

Psalms 41:9 Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did
eat of my bread, hath lifted up [his] heel against me.

Psalms 55:12 For [it was] not an enemy [that] reproached me; then I could
have borne [it]: neither [was it] he that hated me [that] did magnify
[himself] against me; then I would have hid myself from him:

Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as
in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own
salvation with fear and trembling.

Genesis 50:26 So Joseph died, [being] an hundred and ten years old: and
they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

Hebrews 11:22 By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing
of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.

James 2:24 Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by
faith only.

James 2:26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without
works is dead also.

2 Samuel 5:8 And David said on that day, Whosoever getteth up to the
gutter, and smiteth the Jebusites, and the lame and the blind, [that are]
hated of David’s soul, [he shall be chief and captain]. Wherefore they
said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.

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Stumbling due to lack of truth

John 11:10 But if a man [someone] walks in the night, he stumbleth,
because there is no light in him.

When we read today’s scripture, normally a person thinks it speaks of a
person stumbling (physically) because of lack of light, but when we read
carefully it does not talk of external (natural) light but speaks of light
within, which is truth.

People normally make blunt statements ‘I have Christ in me’, ‘I have the
Holy Spirit in me’ or ‘the truth resides in me’. They do not understand the
day we the fullness of Christ in us we become Sons of God and thus fulfill
the requirement for Christ to come again. Scriptures says God found it
pleasing to dwell only in Jesus Christ in fullness.

Identical twins who look alive and at times think alike, they too are
different in many ways. One will not say he or she knows the other 100% and
can even predict their next move or thought every time.

Knowing the truth is like starting a journey to a destination. The more one
travels in the right direction the more one comes near to know the (whole)
truth and whenever the person moves in the opposite direction the more one
is far from the truth. Truth is not received by just study of scriptures
but more by following of scriptures since it is the Holy Spirit who reveals
the truth to those who follow it and what He reveals is what we share
amongst ourselves. Even though we may share what we have received but that
does not mean that person will know the truth unless that person abides by
it. We read in Romans faith comes by hearing and listening to the Word of
God, faith is nothing but holding on to the truth, since only truth does
not change (God and His Word) holding on to anything thing else is hope and
not faith.

The requirement for us to go to Heaven are the Fruits of Truth and
Righteousness (which Adam and Eve lost and thus were denied access). The
Holy Spirit gives us the Fruit of Truth and on Judgment Day those who have
the truth is them will receive the Fruit of Righteousness from the Son.

Truth is symbolized in the OT by the pomegranate fruit which the Lord
commanded the Israelites to illustrate on the Tabernacle curtains and
Priest robes. The fruit if opens has multiple seedlings which if observed
are unique in shape and thus would not fit in any other place other than
where it was removed from. Also the whole fruits is divide into sections
which are separated by a thin membrane. Truth is to be applied in different
areas of our live, the right area we apply in we find ourselves strong and
thus do not stumble but the areas we do not we stumble.

Stumbling is not exclusive to those little is spirit, no doubt the more we
grow in the Lord (truth) we will stumble less but yet we can stumble and
thus wisdom is in fellowshipping with others mature in spirit so that they
hold us up in areas where we are weak. Also spiritual maturing is in
checking how much we have grown in knowing the Lord (truth) over time, if
we are not growing then we are backsliding and prone to stumble.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are God and You alone are perfect for You alone are Holy. You Lord
are light and darkness came when some Angels that fell resisted You. Your
Word too is light for it is Truth and it is your Word that becomes the
light within us to overcome the darkness that exist. Lord we pray we
understand the importance of not only studying your Word but following it
with the help of the Holy Spirit so that it becomes light within us. Help
us to grow in all areas so that we do not stumble...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Romans 10:17 So then faith [cometh] by hearing, and hearing by the word of
God.

John 8:31-32
31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in
my word, [then] are ye my disciples indeed;
32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

John 14:17 [Even] the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive,
because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he
dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

Colossians 1:19 For it pleased [the Father] that in him should all fulness
dwell;

Colossians 2:9 For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

Revelation 11:12 And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto
them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their
enemies beheld them.

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Difference between Human Judgment and God’s Judgment

Mark 15:6 Now at [that] feast he released unto them one prisoner,
whomsoever they desired.

Yesterday a Muslim person (in a Christian FB group) asked, how one man
could wipe away the sins of the many who believe in Him. Since I could not
go into depth I answered him in short how Jesus made peace between God and
man so that we receive His Spirit. It is the Spirit of God who transforms
us and since we are transformed in spirit and no longer the old person
hence we are not liable for the penalty of the old person. God does not
punish those who do not believe in Him, it is their own sins that they
suffer in the prison called Hell. Those who believe and do not transform
(born again in spirit) are the ones who are punished on Judgment Day. They
are punished not for their sins but for rejecting the Will / Word of the
Father and this punishment is worse than those who suffer their sins.

At the end he asked can God be unjust by not punishing people for their
sins!

Today’s shows the Jews had some (four) festivals which were very important
and one amongst them was the Paschal feast and to show sensitivity towards
the Jews the Romans as a custom would release one prisoner, whosoever they
desired. Imagine the prisoner who did some of the greatest crime gets set
free! How would he feel?

People compare this to the situation between Jesus Christ and God the
Father due to which we are set free. This may be the way humans think but
not the way God does.

Firstly God has no agenda to punish sinners like human rulers, He agenda is
to save sinners from suffering what sin would do to them, for it is their
own sins which punishes them. A sinner who is corrupted (not whole) in
spirit cannot dwell before God thus to save the sinner, he needs to be
transformed and made whole. Each one will never be able to become perfect
so God is allowed all as one to be made perfect and what binds them
together is repentance in Christ. So every soul that is in repentance
(change towards good – whatever little it may be) unto his sleep in Christ
is part of the body which is called the Bride of Christ. All this happens
only by the power of the Holy Spirit thus baptism in Jesus Christ and His
Spirit are both essential.

God is truly merciful and is not man to judge sinners. Even on Judgment Day
Christ sits on the Judgment Seat not as God but as Son of Man and for this
as man He had to prove His righteousness. Those who have the Fruit of Truth
in them (which they receive from the Holy Spirit) will be give the Fruit of
Righteousness (the two Fruits Adam and Eve lost and thus were deprived
access to Heaven) and thus allowed to enter Heaven so to have access to the
Tree / River of Life so as to enjoy eternal life.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God and You are Merciful God. You are always the
same. It is in your mercy that You removed man from access to Heaven so
that he does not perish due to his corruption before You. You made a way
for man to be restored of this corruption and become whole by your Spirit
for which a part of You as man had to pay a price so as the make peace
between You and man. Lord may we truly understand the sacrifice of Christ
and the importance of the Holy Spirit. May we understand unless we are not
transformed from within by the Fruit of Truth which we receive from the
Spirit of Truth we will not be able to enter Heaven...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Ephesians 2:14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath
broken down the middle wall of partition

1 John 3:24 And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he
in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he
hath given us.

John 3:5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be
born of water and [of] the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

Revelation 20:11-15
11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face
the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.
12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books
were opened: and another book was opened, which is [the book] of life: and
the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books,
according to their works.
13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell
delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man
according to their works.
14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second
death.
15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into
the lake of fire.

John 5:25-27
25 Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when
the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall
live.
26 For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to
have life in himself;
27 And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is
the Son of man.

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Right Interpretation of Scriptures is Very Important

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

Biblical language study is very critical for understanding of scriptures.
Along with biblical languages study we also need to do cross reference
study. In both Hebrew and Greek languages many a times a word or its
grammar can be rendered in multiple ways so its meanings can differentiate,
at times the difference is so large that it can results in opposite of the
truth thus it is only through cross reference we can confirm the right
understanding.

Today’s scripture is one amongst the most misunderstood scriptures. The
misinterpretation of one single word ‘today’ of this scripture has caused
many to be misled in the Kingdom of God.

In English we have the word ‘today’ but in languages like Greek the word
‘semeron’ means ‘this day’, ‘that day’, ‘which day’. If we look the context
of the discussion and confirm it with other scriptures we will understand
the right meaning of this word.

In the scripture we read about the conversation between the two criminals
crucified on the either sides of Jesus, the one on the left mocks Jesus
while the one of the right condemns him and then speaks to Jesus saying
‘Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom’ and to this Jesus
says “símeron met᾽ emoú ési en tó paradeíso” and this scripture can be
translated as ‘to day shalt thou be with me in paradise’ only of Jesus
ascended that day to Paradise/Heaven (the word Paradise means garden and
refers to Garden of Eden which is on Heaven). If we read John 20:17 Jesus
on the third day when He resurrected tells Mary Magdalene not to touch Him
because He has yet not ascended to the Father, but later on the eight day
He allows Thomas to touch Him. Peter too confirms in his letter Jesus went
to Hell / prison after His crucifixion and preached there to the souls
after His death.

Today most Preachers are misled that on the death of a Believer the person
immediately ascends to Heaven. We also have many misleading people sharing
testimonies of their spirit visiting Heaven and returning back to the body.
They do this also because of their misunderstanding of Paul sharing of his
revelation of seeing Heaven, where it seem so real that he got confused for
a moment that he had physically visited it. In his later letters to
Corinth, Romans and Thessalonians he does confirm all of us will stand
before the Judgment Seat when Christ comes again.

Jesus Himself says in Gospel of John that the Father chose Him to sit on
the Judgment Seat because He is the Son of Man (God does not judge us but
His Righteous One does) and this He would do on Judgment Day when He comes
again with His Angels/Saints.

Let us go by scriptures alone and study them ourselves then to follow what
people say about it. Paul considered the people of Berea mature thus did
not write any letter of instructions to them because they did not accept
anything and everything Paul told them but confirmed it with scriptures.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are God and You are Holy. Everything about You is perfect and thus
your Word too is perfect. You Lord in your wisdom used man to deliver your
Word. Even though many were just average people yet it was your Spirit that
made it possible to bring perfection in the delivery of your Word. We pray
Lord we trust not man but your Word alone and study it so that your Spirit
may reveal its truth...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Luke 23:39-43
39 And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If
thou be Christ, save thyself and us.
40 But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God,
seeing thou art in the same condemnation?
41 And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but
this man hath done nothing amiss.
42 And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy
kingdom.
43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be
with me in paradise.

John 20:16-17,24-27
16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him,
Rabboni; which is to say, Master.
17 Jesus saith unto her, 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.
24 But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when
Jesus came.
25 The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But
he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails,
and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his
side, I will not believe.
26 And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with
them: [then] came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and
said, Peace [be] unto you.
27 Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands;
and reach hither thy hand, and thrust [it] into my side: and be not
faithless, but believing.

John 5:26-29
26 For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to
have life in himself;
27 And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is
the Son of man.
28 Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are
in the graves shall hear his voice,
29 And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection
of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

1 Peter 3:18-20
18 For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust,
that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but
quickened by the Spirit:
19 By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison;
20 Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God
waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few,
that is, eight souls were saved by water.

2 Corinthians 12:1-5
1 It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions
and revelations of the Lord.
2 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I
cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such
an one caught up to the third heaven.
3 And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I
cannot tell: God knoweth;)
4 How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words,
which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
5 Of such an one will I glory: yet of myself I will not glory, but in mine
infirmities.

Matthew 11:22 But I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and
Sidon at the day of judgment, than for you.

Matthew 12:36 But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall
speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.

Romans 14:10 But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at
nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of
Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of
Christ; that every one may receive the things [done] in [his] body,
according to that he hath done, whether [it be] good or bad.

Romans 2:16 In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus
Christ according to my gospel.

Hebrews 10:30 For we know him that hath said, Vengeance [belongeth] unto
me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his
people.

Matthew 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father
with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

Revelation 20:13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death
and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged
every man according to their works.

Acts 17:10-12
10 And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto
Berea: who coming [thither] went into the synagogue of the Jews.
11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received
the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily,
whether those things were so.
12 Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women which were
Greeks, and of men, not a few.

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