John 19:23 “Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments, and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also his coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout.
24 They said therefore among themselves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be: that the scripture might be fulfilled, which saith, They parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did cast lots. These things therefore the soldiers did.
Have you ever wondered why the Bible was not silent about Jesus’ clothing at Golgotha, and how it was voted? Until it reaches the point of division into four (4) verses for the four soldiers who were there on the cross.?.
And the 5th one which is his coat to be voted on ?. It was not only written to make a story, that Jesus had five garments, but there was a heavy meaning behind it.
That is to show that he was not left with any clothes when he was crucified. He was crucified completely naked. It is impossible for some clothes to be cast, and divided, and then some are left to be nailed to the cross, the Scriptures do not show us that. What we see on the carved crosses or on the arrow that the Lord Jesus was crucified with a piece of cloth to cover him, is not true. The fact is that he was crucified completely naked . However in the time of Rome all criminals who were executed by crucifixion had to be crucified naked, so that they would not only die in torture but also die in shame.
Have you ever wondered why Christ allowed all this to happen to him, when he was completely able to avoid it? Do you think that was a shameful act?. It was a very shameful act, which I am sure even you would have been present when you would not have even dared to look at him on the cross in that state. But he did not feel shame, being kept naked, as long as you and I were saved. That is an extreme commitment.
He was not ashamed of me, nor was he ashamed of you, on the contrary the bible tells us he despised shame,
Hebrews 12: 2 “Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God”.
You see, if you think it over, my brethren, you will see no reason for you to be ashamed of your Lord, in this evil world. You will not be ashamed to be called a non updated person, for him, you will see no reason to be afraid to proclaim his gospel.
Paul said ..
Romans 1:16 “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek”.
He also told Timothy the same words;
2Timothy 1:8a “Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord…”
This is not the time to think about how someone will see me, or how my friends will treat me, or how my neighbors will talk about me if I give my life to Christ.
Remember Jesus was not ashamed of you, when He was crucified naked in front of a crowd, in front of thousands of people at Golgotha, why are you ashamed of Him when you have not even reached the point of being stripped naked on the street for Him?
If you reject Him today when you come He will reject you as well.
Mark 8:38 “Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels”.
Make a picture of you standing in front of millions upon millions of angels, and then Christ is ashamed of you in front of them, how will you feel? Over this bad situation,
So take up your cross and carry yourself to follow Christ. These are the last days, he is at the door to return. If you have not yet repented then this is your time, believe in Him and be baptized in the proper baptism by immersion in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins and He will give you His Holy Spirit to guide you into all truth.
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Malachi 3:1 “Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts”.
God’s plan in saving mankind is divided into two parts. Old Testament (in other language is the first Covenant), and New Testament ( or second Covenant).
Yes, is there must be two pieces to complete a living being. And one side must be stronger than the other… For example the human body is divided into two identical parts… Left and right side… That is why you will see a person with two legs, eyes two, two hands, etc. And if you continue to explore you will see too..in those two parts there is one side is more capable than the other..yes you will see a person who can write well with only one hand, and if he tries to use the other side it becomes a little trouble .. so he can even kick something more willingly through the same side he uses his hand to write etc.
But when both sides work together the ability becomes greater..a person lifting something with both hands is more successful than one who uses one hand. Etc.
And the bible is divided into two main parts..The New Testament and the Old Testament. The new covenant is stronger and more powerful than the old covenant.
Althoughboth covenants must be united in order to fulfill God’s purpose. Just as we cannot say we do not need the left hand because it is weaker than the right, or we do not need the left leg because it is weaker than the right..no .. both have their significance .
Now the Old Testament its messenger was the Prophet Moses He was the one who was given the commandments and the laws to preach to the people of Israel. And the law was written upon stone, and in wood.
Moses preached that,’DO NOT commit adultery because the law says people should not commit adultery. People should not steal because the laws says di not steal. That means there is some text to go through so that to understand God’s commandments.
This is the first covenant… The laws were written somewhere.
But the second covenant whose messenger is Jesus Christ..as the scripture says in..
Hebrews 12:24 “And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel”.
He (Jesus) does not write the laws of God on stones and wood give them on us as Moses did… but in the depths of the hearts of the people he writes them… The law is already written in him. There is something that testifies in him and teaches him that homosexuality is an abomination to God without even going to read anywhere… that is the laws of God are written in his heart.
There are certain lessons flowing through it even through the things of nature so that the person is able to do the will of God without even being influenced or imposed rules and regulations and certain commands to follow as a child. He becomes everything he does he knows the reason for it.
It is like a person who is mentally mature where he knows he is just sweating he needs to go take a shower and change his clothes… he does not have a biology book in front of him that he walks with and goes back every day and finds a place where one says he must bath then he must be a traveler that there are already lessons in the importance of keeping oneself clean without even being taught by anyone.
He does not need a biological textbook to teach him the importance of bathing, he does not need to be preached to every corner the importance of bathing. There is no need to be a seminar and reminded… Because he knows his responsibilities..first he himself will find himself wanting to be clean… And every day you will be more .
And so it is the way the New Testament works… it makes one seek to be pure (Holy) without being bound by law or being influenced..it makes one see in him that there is every reason for him to keep away from the filth of this world, to keep away from luxury, Fornication, blasphemy, homosexuality, theft… It further makes him see the reason for him to wash his soul daily by studying the Word and prayer… This covenant does not need to daily remind man of his responsibility. compulsory. And that’s all motivated by the Holy Spirit that’ll come into a person.
You will ask where in the scriptures, this Law covenant written in our hearts was prophesied?
Hebrews 8: 8 “For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:
9 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.
10 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.
11 And they shall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest.
12 For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.
13 In that he saith, A new covenant, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old is ready to vanish away.
You see that this is the new covenant!… If you want to find out where in the bible God forbids smoking it is obvious that this covenant has not yet entered you. this is not in you, if you look in the bible it is written do not abort it is a sin, or do not use drugs. It the same as finding in biological book where it says people do not need to brush their teeth.
Do you want to enter into this covenant today? You must accept Jesus in your life first, when you accept him he will be in you and remove an old attitudes in you and makes them new one. He will renew your mind with the Holy Spirit that will make you easy to keep God’s commandments are not difficult. And you will find that being holy is not difficult.
You see little children bothering to bath themselves until you force them. But an adult has been bathing even 3 times a day for 20 years..and he never gets tired? .. So will you Jesus Christ do in you… He will turn your mind to His Holy Spirit and become like an adult… you will not even want to smell the immorality, or the insults, nor the bitterness, nor the slander, nor the masturbation, nor the pornography on the Internet, nor the alcohol. And on top of that he will give you eternal life.
Hebrews 9:15 “And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance”.
If you want today a Messenger will come into you and make you…
Then the decision you make is very wise that you will not regret it for the rest of your life as it did for us. All you need to do is give them an outlet and the support they need to keep going. Then kneel, then follow this prayer in Faith, knowing that God is near you by your side to hear you. Then when you are now in silence Say this prayer aloud.
Oh GOD THE FATHER, I AM COMING BEFORE YOU, WHILE I AM AWARE I AM A WRONG AND I HAVE SINNED MANY SINS, AND THAT I DESERVE JUDGMENT. BUT YOU MY GOD SAID IN YOUR WORD THAT YOU ARE A GOD OF MERCY WHO IS MERCIFUL THOUSANDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WHO LOVE YOU. AND TODAY I AM COMING BEFORE YOU I NEED YOUR FORGIVENESS AND YOUR HELP MY GOD, I REPENT OF ALL MY SINS IN MEANING AND WITH ALL MY HEART,.
I CONFESS THAT JESUS CHRIST IS LORD, AND HE IS THE SAVIOR OF THIS WORLD. SO I PRAY FOR THE BLOOD OF YOUR HOLY SON TO CLEANSE ALL MY EVIL NOW AND MAKE ME A NEW CREATURE FROM TODAY AND FOREVER.
THANK YOU LORD JESUS FOR RECEIVING ME AND FORGIVING ME.
Now if you have followed that prayer by Faith .. The only step left for you is to prove your repentance in action if you were doing all the things that are not pleasing to God you are giving up and separating yourself from it eternal abode for you.
You also need to find a spiritual church that you will join with other Christians in worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth, and studying the Bible to grow in salvation. And so you can get the proper baptism by immersion in many water and in the name of JESUS CHRIST for the remission of your sins.
Blessed be the name of our Savior Jesus Christ, may we study the Bible, the Word of God which is the light of our path and the lamp that guides our feet. (Psalm119:135).
The Book of Philemon is a letter written by the Apostle Paul while he was in prison, to a man named Philemon. (It should be noted that the epistle is just a letter), so the Apostle Paul wrote the epistle / letter to Philemon, and the epistle, under the inspiration of the Spirit, was included in the biblical canon because it contains great warnings and great lessons for Christians. And it is also one of the shortest books in the New Testament.
Now who is this Philemon?
Philemon was one of the people who received Jesus through the gospel preached by Paul in the city of Ephesus, so Philemon met with the gospel and received Jesus, and began to serve him wholeheartedly, to the point of becoming a bishop of the church, which it was gathering in his own house (Philemon 1:2). But in spite of that, this man was capable and he owned slaves in his house (servants).
And one of his servants named Onesimus, one day he ran away from him and stole some of his possessions, and fled with them to Rome. While he route to Rome, he met Paul preaching the gospel, and the Word of God touched his heart and moved him to repentance.
And when he repented then Paul knew he was the slave of Philemon of Ephesus, a laborer in the field of God. And because Paul had convinced Onesimus that he truly repented, became a Christian, and stopped stealing and all that evil, and most of all he wanted to follow Paul in the gospel wherever he went and even in his imprisonment.
But Paul didn’t Onesimus go with him, but being led by the wisdom of the Spirit he decided to travel him to his master and he didn’t make him go with empty hands but rather he gave him an epistle as a testimony from Onesimus, that he has changed (as a new creature), and in the epistle there were also a few things to counsel Philemon concerning his servant Onesimus.
Because at that time, according to Roman law, if a slave escaped from his master, and was found, the law for him was death. So Paul knew this and that is why he decided to send Onesimus back to his master with the letter.
And in that document he touched on the following 3 main elements.
1. He first asked that he receive him because he was repentant and changed.
Philemon 1:9 “Yet for love’s sake I rather beseech thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.
10 I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds:
11 Which in time past was to thee unprofitable, but now profitable to thee and to me:
12 Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:
2. After he receives him, he shouldn’t make him as a slave rather that a brethren in Christ.
Philemon 1:16 “Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?”
3 And if he has wronged you at all, or owes you anything, put that to my account.
Philemon 1:17 “If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.
18 If he hath wronged thee, or oweth thee ought, put that on mine account.
19 I Paul have written it with mine own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not say to thee how thou owest unto me even thine own self besides.
20 Yea, brother, let me have joy of thee in the Lord: refresh my bowels in the Lord.
21 Having confidence in thy obedience I wrote unto thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say.
In this epistle, the Bible teaches us how to live with our slaves, who we can now say the people we hired. And it also teaches us the responsibilities of every servant of God (that he must be a mediator).
You may be saved and believe in Jesus, and at home you have a domestic worker, or a gatekeeper, or you work in an office and under you, there are employees you have hired,… remember when your servant, or your employee is saved and has the same Faith, know that he to you is like a brother, you should not treat him as your slave anymore…
Yes he can continue with his homework, or security but, consider him as your brother..that is, the work he does is very much in line with his salary, so much so that he feels like how he is paid for free, compared to the work he does.
Also his personality is the same as the work he does… It means when he does your job he feels like he is part of the job, to be loved, listened to, given time to relax, and not feel like an animal, or a slave who is hired to pay his wages at the end of the day, and you as his master must be as patient and forgiving as Philemon.
Colossians 4:1″Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven”.
And also if you are a slave you must be humble, and wise and prudent. Because the Bible also says in..
Colossians 3:22 “Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:”
This means that, even though your boss is your brother in Christ, you must not disrespect him or despise him. If you disrespect him, or despise him and make your boss sad you have already sinned against God.
Also in this book we learn, our responsibilities as servants of God, to be mediators, there we see the Apostle Paul, after converting Onesimus to his gospel, did not take him and start traveling with him, though Onesimus was ready and eager to be with Paul, but Paul saw fit not to go with him into the ministry, and yet he was still a slave to somebody else, so it was better that he first return to his master, and meet him, and if his master would give him permission then he should return and go around with Paul in preaching.
But it is not wise to take him and even if he escapes from his master, it would not make a good impression.
Likewise even now, there are people who have robbed their bosses, and they have sincerely repented, but they do not want to go to the robbers… they just want to repent heartily, and most of all they are received in churches and even in ministry and given the opportunity to serve. Not knowing what their reputation is out there.
There are some who have been found in the world, and have heard the gospel and decided to repent, but before they had fled their wives, or husbands, or families… now before accepting such people in the ministry, it is better to first reconcile with their brothers, or their husbands… While we preached to them and helped them, just as Paul helped Onesimus return to his master in the epistle, so that when they came into the ministry they would not bring a bad image to those outside.
So as a pastor, or any servant of God, we must first examine the history of a person, before beginning with him the ministry work, even if he has sincerely repented, that alone is not enough, he must repair the last few, which he has destroyed, so that no flaws in the gospel can be found. what he preached, or what they preached to those who preached to him.
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In fishing, there is fishing using a hook, and there is also fishing using nets.
Hook fishing is fishing that involves catching fish individually, so it takes a little longer and also has less impact. And in this fishery only two things are involved in catching fish, and that is the hook itself, along with the bait!.
And the bait used is a small piece of flesh that will attract fish, so when every fish is caught then the fisherman has to put another bait for another fish. This is a good fishing but it has little effect and lasts a long time.
And that’s none other than net fishing which doesn’t use a small piece of flesh ha a great result. And that is through the use of nets and light.
This fishing is usually done at night, where the fishermen go to the high seas and then turn on their light and when they do, the fish are attracted to the light and move closer to the vessel and eventually into the nets. And the results are huge, fish are available in large quantities and in a short time.
What does this teach us? The bait of light is better than the bait of using small piece of flesh. And we who preach the Lord Jesus will be compared to fishermen. And in the ocean world and just as fishermen go fishing at night, so do we go fishing in a world of deep darkness. (Lost world, people drowned in the darkness of the world, whom the devil has blinded their eyes from seeing).
But our bait is not meat fillet. That will have no effect in the midst of the thick darkness of the ocean. The bait we need is light.
Matthew 5:14 “Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.
16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Just as fishermen’s attracts many fish at night, So our ACTIONS (which are the lights of the world), that is what preaches and attracts more people to Christ than the miracles we perform, or the languages we speak, or our gifts or anything else.
Remember always the best bait is OUR LIGHTING LAMES (Which are our actions), the more our lights shine the more our lights appear and attract more fish.
Philippians 2:15 “That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world”.
Is your Light shining in the middle of this dark world ??
May the Lord help us and Bless us.
Our enemy Satan, is like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour (1Pet. 5:8), so night and noon he fights against us in order to overthrow us or to take what we have.
Today we will look at one way he uses to rob us of our blessings.
When Satan knows there are certain blessings promised by God, he immediately begins to look for a way to rob you of that, now contrary to many who think that our enemy the devil is robbing us of our blessings by seducing us, or sending us witches! .. No! No magic can annul the blessings God has promised us through his mouth. Many people waste a lot of energy and time dealing with witches and superstitious people thinking that they are the ones who are blocking the blessings God has promised them for their lives but they are not!.
Satan knows very well that he can never take away what God has promised us, he does not have that power! When God says I will give you this or that, the devil cannot nullify that thing..so he does not use magic, nor divination!..
For example, you have walked in the ways of righteousness, you have been humble before God, you have served Him and God was very pleased with you, even giving you a promise as He gave to Abraham, perhaps living many years, or even having a child or anything good. completely even in a vision, or even sent his angel to give you that message.
What the devil is doing after knowing that you have been given such a great promise, is not to use witches to cast spells on you or take your star .. no! He can’t do that because he knows he will be wasting his time..what he will do is make sure you trust your first right, and start making you cool to keep doing justice .. so that God will be displeased with you, and take away the promise he made to you.
You will ask yourself! Does God always nullify His promises? the answer is yes!.
When the person turn away from his righteous and go back to commit iniquity, God will take away his promise that has made towards the person, it doesn’t matter he sent his Angles or he came himself to give you that message, but at the end he will take it away. You will ask where is that scripture state that..
Ezekiel 33:13 “When I shall say to the righteous, that he shall surely live; if he trust to his own righteousness, and commit iniquity, all his righteousnesses shall not be remembered; but for his iniquity that he hath committed, he shall die for it.
If the Lord promises you to live many years, and if you turn away from your right, you will die before you reach your age, even though He has shown you that you will live many years.
Sister, that you are God-fearing now, if the Lord shows you that you are carrying a baby in the future, or He will use you in great numbers in the future and you turn around, and start committing adultery, you start dressing like worldly women dress, you become a gossip etc, you will forget that promise. You will start thinking if was really God who spoke to you that day or not! He is not a liar, the devil has already taken your blessing for so many days, and he has not taken it by magic! .. He has taken it by separating you from your God.
Always remember that, when the Lord gives you a promise of something, it does not mean that you have already received it! (Do not put that in your mind).
It is possible that today the devil will take away your crown, or your good promise that God has given you… the devil has brought you back into the world, that is why you no longer see the sign of the promise God made to you. , and again to a great extent .. but until now you do not see anything you wonder if God really showed you that vision or what it is!
You forgot that God’s promises are fulfilled on us, as long as we remain in His will, when we depart from His will no promise of God will be fulfilled in us.
But the good news is that there is still hope, even if the devil steals your blessing, you are likely to get it back, and all the blessings that were taken away from you will return to you.
Ezekiel 33:15 “If the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had robbed, walk in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.
16 None of his sins that he hath committed shall be mentioned unto him: he hath done that which is lawful and right; he shall surely live.
All you have to do now is repent! .. and return to the Lord with all your heart! But come back because you really know you are the culprit, your ways are evil, if you were a thief you stop stealing, and you return what you stole if they are still in the power of your hands, if you were an adulterer you stop committing adultery, if you were drunkard stop it ,if you used to dress badly, (You are a woman but you wear naked clothes, wigs, earrings, lipstick etc.) all that you give up, man if you used to shave worldly styles, and you used to wear worldly clothes you quit..and all other inappropriate things .
And after giving up all that, and repenting the next step is baptism, remember baptism is the only way to complete salvation for a person (Mark 16:16). And the right baptism is by many water and in the name of Jesus Christ.
And after that the Holy Spirit that came into you, will guide you and lead you into all truth. And He Himself will restore all the Blessings and all the promises that have been taken away from you. You will see them fulfilled before your eyes.
That is the easiest way to restore your blessings and promises, and you do not need to be prayed for by anyone, its only you to get back the good relationship with God that was broken and you will start see your blessings that God promised you.
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But there were times when when they heard the words of the Lord, they were not in a hurry to ask their questions at the same time, but sought the Lord privately (alone) in silence and then presented their questions.
You may be wondering why it should be private? It is because, they needed to be very careful to receive answers to their troubling questions.
The questions we read in Matthew 24 Let’s read;
Matthew 24:1 “And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to him for to shew him the buildings of the temple.
2 And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?”
As you can read in the third verse, the Bible says that they followed the Lord privately, alone at a time when there was no disturbance of the congregation, or the brethren or any other activity.
When the environment is calm there is great peace, and the Lord is not in any ministry, then together they follow him, asking him the three great questions concerning the end of the world.
Now carefully consider these questions, because remember it cost the apostles “privacy”, to understand its answers. And that is why they are not swayed by false doctrines, which are related to the last days, as it is today that many Christians are swayed by things that are not even in the scriptures, that is all because we do not want to be spiritually quiet to hear what Christ has to say in His Word.
The questions themselves were these;
1) When will these things be?
2) And what is the sign of your coming
3) and the end of the world
Starting with the first question,
1)When will these things be?
The question directly focused on the day, date, and year, the disciples wanted to know when “he” would return, when he would come to pick up his church, what date, year and month. Then the Lord Jesus directly answered their question in verses 36-44 and told them.
Matthew 24:36 “But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
37 But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
38 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
39 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
40 Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
41 Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
42 Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
43 But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.
44 Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh”.
Do you see there? He made it clear that the day he was coming back no one knew, it was a mystery of God, but he did not leave them alone in the air to know it, but went on to tell them what the day would look like, that they should not think that day there would be any change in appearance on earth.
One day like the other, people will be eating and drinking, planting and reaping, investing, the nation’s economy growing, getting married, as it was in the days of Noah and Lot, but all of a sudden, closing and closing, Jesus has returned and taken His saints .
Just like today when Christ returns today, you will not believe, because you would probably expect to see some great sign in heaven, or many people going to church? engaging in their daily activities, that is where some will be in the field, some in bed as he said. It is a very different day that will be completely out of reach for most people.
2) The second question was what was the sign of your coming;
They wanted to know now, the signs that would show him soon to arrive. There you will see him describing the signs from verses 4-28, that there will be false prophets, earthquakes, wars, diseases (Corona), the emergence of Israel, the rising of the rebellion, he told them if you see all this then know I am at the door to return.
We have witness all the things, and there is nothing that has not yet completed. So this shows that any day we will see Jesus Christ. As they say the sign of rain is clouds, we have seen all the signs and no one who doesn’t know its only the trumpets to blast.
3) And the third and final question, was related to the end of the world.
They wanted to know, too, what the end of the world would be like, let alone the day of his return, what would the resurrection be like? It will be a flood as it was with Noah, or the world will continue to exist forever. But we read that the Lord Jesus answered that question in Matthew 24:29-30;
Matthew 24:29 “Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:
30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
This is a very sad day, because the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the earth will be shaken, and the people will long for the mountains to fall, and they will die, just to avoid the wrath of God.
Judgment Day scares Until God Himself asks why do you long for that day? It is the worst day that has ever happened in the history of the world.
Suffice it to say, but these things you should know, that the day without the sign of Christ’s return, the question is! How have you place yourself? Are you still out of Christ? If not then repent today and receive Christso that he can change your life, and then be ready to be baptized in many water and in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of your sins.
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Shalom People of God
Let us share the good news of God..
In this day we are living there is great spiritual turmoil that ever before.
And the originator of that is the devil because he knows in our new covenant the essence of the Church is the HOLY SPIRIT. So he knows if he allows the Spirit of God alone to rule the church, he will miss so many people.
So from the time of the apostles, he changed his military tactics, wanting to attack the church, he no longer came in the flesh, but he came with deceiving spirits like the true Holy Spirit but not.
So from that time on he began to offer very many offerings of those spirits. So far the offerings he has are so high that if you are not careful you will be attacked by the spirits of deception and think it is the Holy Spirit and it is a lie. We live in a time when we don’t suppose to believe every spirit that people preach.
And that is why the apostles warned us and said..
1 John 4:1 “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world”.
Now in order to be safe we need to know the true character of the Holy Spirit, so that we can be at peace with what we have received.
1) The first characteristic is that He will make you holy:
As His name is, “the Holy Spirit”, that’s what He does in a person when He officially comes upon Him, He will make Him holy. As He said in 1 Corinthians 3:16, that our bodies must be holy because the Spirit who dwells in us is Holy. So He must make sure that all the fruits of the Spirit are in you properly (Galatians 5: 22-23).If you see receiving the Holy Spirit and he doesn’t give you the hungry of being Holy as you go on with the World things, half naked clothes, bongo fleva musics, and many ungodly things, then know that’s not the Spirit of God, no matter how long you speak in tongues. Run there, real quick.
2) He will guide you into the knowledge of all the truth (John 16:13):
Another function of the true Spirit of God, is that He will not leave you in the same state, of spiritual ignorance you have always had, He must take you to intellectual steps until you stand firm in scriptures.
But if you see yourself saved and years go back, you don’t know anything about the Word of God, all you know is about witches and demons, know that He is not the Holy Spirit you received but another enemy spirit is in you.
3) He will testify of Christ in you:
The Holy Spirit’s job is to bear witness to Christ in the midst of his church, and not of any human being. If it means the essence of the church you are in, or the ministry you are serving, it must be the Lord Jesus Christ.
And not some man, or some saint. If you see that Christ is not given any priority, or is considered just an extra person, know that the spirit of the antichrist is there.
1John 4:2 “Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:
3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
4) He will put a gift or ministry in you (1 Corinthians 12):
The gifts of the Holy Spirit puts forth for the purpose of building up the church of God.
Impossible, you have been saved for many years and years, and you have said you have received the Holy Spirit but your work in the kingdom of heaven is not visible. One of the tasks of the Holy Spirit is to place the gifts in us.
So if you will not be a pastor, or a prophet, or an evangelist, or a deacon, or a gifted linguist, etc. then you will be another useful in the church like giving, singing, sponsoring etc. But it is impossible for a member to be completely useless in the body of Christ, who comes and goes, all these years, in seeing that you know that the Spirit you have received is not of God, but of the enemy.
5) He will move you to pray in you. (Romans 8:6)
Scripture says the Holy Spirit is sick in us, in a way that cannot be uttered. If it means a true Christian who has received the Spirit, he will not find peace to sit for weeks, months, years without praying. The joy of salvation will only depart from him, so he will have to be a good beggar, attend vigils, and fast sometimes.
But if you find you have peace, stay a whole month without praying, and in you do not feel anything, or any burden, then you have received another Spirit of the enemy. Evaluate yourself again.
These five (5) characteristics, if you see them in you. So know that the Spirit you have received is truly the Holy Spirit, be at peace. But if not all these things are in you, it is the Spirit of God who is in you. All you have to do is signify being saved in your life.
That is, truly repent of your sins, and then be baptized in the proper baptism by immersion in the name of JESUS CHRIST (Acts 2:38). Then after that, the true Spirit will come into you, begin to take those other steps.
Remember these are the last days, and we are very tempted to try those spirits, do not be satisfied with only one behaviour, Ask yourself all those are visible within you?
God Bless you.
Matthew 24:14 “And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
Praise be to the Lord Jesus…
If you want to know that all things has been completed, what is awaited is only the rapture, look at the state of the harvest in the Lord’s field. Try to compare the people who came to Christ in the apostolic age, and the people who are now saved in our day.
When the gospel was first preached in the area, the response of the people to the conversion of Christ was so dramatic, Remember only after Pentecost, the church was multiplying by thousands, by very little gospel. And that in a very short time Christianity spread throughout the world, and not just spread, but preached (Colossians 1: 6, 1 Thessalonians 1: 8).
But look now things are different, No one who doesn’t know the gospel, or the knowledge of Christ, we all know it, but ask yourself why people do not want to be saved, they are the ones who are going so far away from Christianity. That the prove to show that the harvests has finished in the field only weed remained.
And that has now led to the conversion of the gospel no longer to attract people, but to witness. When you see, the gospel has reached you in your bed holding your phone and reading, know that it is not to attract you, that is just a testimony, if you see the gospel has reached you in your living room watching TV with your family, the gospel reaches you in the leaflets you read on the street. You are given a free bible on your phone, things that never existed before.
So know that this is not the gospel to draw you back to Christ . It is the gospel of TESTIMONY.
So that when you die in your sins, you have no reason to say I have never heard, or seen, or been told.
Just ask yourself, why with all these sermons preached to you and heard throughout your life, and you still have no change in you. Do you think that is normal? No, usually just one Word will be enough to make you holy according to Hebrews 4:12.
But you have not turned away because you are not Wheat but just a weed.
What is left now is God watching at least if there will be a few remnant to save. But I want to tell you, one of these days that counts, we are going to witness a very big change in the world. We will witness the great act of the Rapture of the church.
These are the words of the Lord Jesus, (Matthew 24: 40-42) will be fulfilled. That night two will be asleep one will be taken, one will be left. Two women will be grinding (meaning they will be in their business), one will be taken and one will be left. Those who will be left behind, while on earth what is going on, will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Remorseing why they did not obey God’s voice at that time, when it gently drew them to Him. They’ll cry and mourn, really don’t be one of them.
But those who are raptured will go straight to heaven with their glorious bodies, at the feast of the Lamb. In unparalleled pleasure, Wiping away tears from their misery they were going through here on earth for Christ’s sake.
Brethren, you may see these things as stories, or things that will happen 5 thousand years in the future, do not deceive yourself. When Jesus said REPENTANCE, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. He was not lying. It is true that the kingdom of heaven was at hand, He didn’t lie, it true that the kingdom of heaven was near, Just asking yourself what will we say now?
Turn around, when you hear the gospel at this time.
You may have received Jesus, and you are going through a very serious and probably incurable disease, and you wonder how it is possible for me, a man of God, to have a disease like this ?, or my son? While I am very God-fearing and striving to walk in His ways ?.
When you find yourself in such a situation do not start to murmur, but rather be the one to seek to know more about God’s Word, because God’s Word is the cure for the condition you are going through.
Now if you think you are a servant of God and you are going through that problem, think about Job, maybe he pleased God more than you, but he was healed of his problem when God’s time came.
Apart from him, there is another servant of God, the greatest in the Bible… with whom God was speaking face to face. And the Bible says that after him there never was a prophet like that.
Deuteronomy 34:10 “And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face,
11 In all the signs and the wonders, which the LORD sent him to do in the land of Egypt to Pharaoh, and to all his servants, and to all his land”
This is Moses, whom we know well. But with this Prophet gaining that special favor before God, yet one day he had been afflicted with an incurable curse. One day he had once again found the LEPROSY which is white one that burns like snow.
Exodus 4:6 “And the LORD said furthermore unto him, Put now thine hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom: and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous as snow.”
This was a servant of God who contracted leprosy, a disease that was the worst of all time, and was a curse and a plague and incurable. So Moses got this disease before God. You may wonder why God did not perform another sign, such as that of the serpents, instead giving him the sign of that Disease ?.
Why would he not just say to him, ‘Put your hand on your chest and suddenly it will come out of his hand with gold or diamonds, but on the contrary his hand turned to death,’
Why would God used that sign on Moses’ body his servant, and not for others who are not his follower or any animal?.
That is to show that even people who please God will sometimes go through illnesses, and even the most dangerous and incurable diseases, but the Lord will remove them as He removed them from Job and Moses.
Psalm 34:18 “The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all.
And that is why the Lord showed Moses the sign of sickness and healing, showing that He is a God who heals us.
“And he said, Put thine hand into thy bosom again. And he put his hand into his bosom again, and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous. You have returned to the state of his body ”.
So do not let sickness, or the present distress, frighten us, or make us murmur, or let your fire of God quench! And it will end, Do not stop believing in God and do not stop serving Him, because God will only heal you in His time..and everything will return as it was. And do not allow your mind to dwell on your thoughts every moment, when such thoughts come to mind and lead you to think of other things, because the great battle of the devil is in our minds and thoughts.
Finally, the Word of God is a weapon as we have already said. If the devil knows you understand the scriptures well, he becomes very afraid of you..but if he knows theat you do not understand well, you became his friend, he will persecute you for every kind of suffering he knows. And if you have not received Christ the grace is calling you today, accept Jesus and be made a new creature.
God Bless you.
Shalom, let’s learn the words of life.
Most of us think the Lord Jesus was born with a perfect understanding of everything, or a knowledge of all things, No he was born and became as the way we are, with nothing known to him although he was a true God in the flesh.
It had to be that way, in order to fulfill God’s purpose, to be like Him in all things so that He might be an example for us to follow His way. So just by looking at the Life of the Lord Jesus we can learn things that even we ourselves can do.
Until the Lord reached the point of understanding many of God’s mysteries, it was not something he was born with, no, the Bible says.
Luke 2:52 “And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.”
Continuing in wisdom and stature, means to grow daily in the wisdom of knowing God, that is, from one level to another, one step at a time. God was looking for teachers to help him, And when he met them he was asking questions where he did not understand and giving his opinion where he was most understanding..
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Luke 3:46 “And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.
47 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.
48 And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.
49 And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father’s business?
50 And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them.
51 And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
Try to imagine, a 12-year old boy spends three days and nights, just sitting in church, studying the Bible, and that is his routine. How do you expect a young man like that to become an adult? Do you think he will become the same as others?
He just had to, he would be in the knowledge of God to know God faster, and so it was with the Lord, all things did not come to him suddenly in him, maybe he was born with it, so he didn’t need to add knowledge or learn no!.
Today, you will see a Christian doesn’t want to study the Bible, even when he goes to study he does not ask questions, his pastors, or his prophets, or his teachers, he is just listening and leaving, being told something even if it is strange to him, he will just accept it and say AMEN !
someone who is a Bible reader, he just has to come across a lot of incomprehensible things, and God has hidden them so deliberately, to instill in us a love of searching, and at the end of the day give him the answer. But if you just read the bible by having fun, or fulfilling a schedule, you realize that that is not God’s plan.
God wants us to study the bible not to read it as a newspaper, the Bible is a book of mysteries, there is no way a Christian can miss questions to ask God,that is not possible, it does not exist.
But Jesus was not ashamed to learn where He did not understand, and He used that opportunity well to follow His teachers of the law. The same to you if you want to grow in God’s wisdom and stature follow those who preceded you in faith such as your prophets, apostles, teachers, ask them questions about what you have learned from the Bible. And if there answers doesn’t satisfy you go to other pastors and ask them too,until the Holy Spirit reveal to you the true answer.
Although Jesus Christ was under his teachers, but at the end of the day he was the TEACHER TEACHER… He was a RABBI, He knew more secrets of the kingdom of heaven, than all the people who are being on earth, not only those who lived with him, but also those who preceded him.
Even if you are a person who is dissatisfied with the state of your understanding of God, and you start to learn, be sure that it will reach a time you will be a person of far-reaching levels, and God will reveal Himself to you in ways that you yourself will be amazed at.
Begin now, seeking your God, as earnestly as our Lord JESUS CHRIST.
God bless you.
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