Monday, May 24, 2010
1. Unconditional love.
2. Parental or Filial love. *
3. Spousal love.
4. Friendship caring and loving in the Body of the Lord's anointing. *
NEW KING JAMES VERSION
1 Corinthians 13:2-13
:2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
:3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and strength I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing.
:4 Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up;
:5 does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil;
:6 does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;
:7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
:8 Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away.
:9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part.
:10 But when that which is perfect has come, then that which is in part will be done away.
:11 When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
:12 For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then 1 shall know just as I also am known.
:13 And now abide faith, hope and love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
1. Unconditional love.
Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
Ecclesiastes 11:1 pretty much sums up what unconditional love means. If we have unconditional love within us, it radiates outwards causes us to love others unconditionally when we do not expect anything in return. Like bread when it is thrown into water, it slowly dissolves in water or as it slowly disappears flowing downstream never to be seen again.
But eventually, after a long period of time, the love that we give out will not return empty but will return to us manifold in the Lord.
Logically, can a person actually expect to find again that same piece of bread, which he threw into the waters? It is impossible. When we love the Lord and people in general, do we expect every person that we love to owe us something in return? How does one keep track of who owes who what? It is impossible to keep track. Unless you pick and choose whom you love, and that is why when you can see a neighbour in trouble, you will not lift a finger to help even if it is within your means to help but you do not like that person or something like that which prevents you from casting your dough ($$$) into the waters.
When you give donations, do not publicize according to “Matthew 6:3” and do not expect anything in return. When the Lord sees that which is done willingly and cheerfully out of the heart and not because of foolish pride or loftiness in publicity; the Lord will reward accordingly.
But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:
For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?
For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them.
Unconditional love is like the movie, Pay It Forward. A person may feel that his love and good deeds is unappreciated or like the little boy who started the “pay it forward” project in the movie thought that his project had failed after several attempts, he gives up hope not knowing that his project has reach untold numbers people all over the country.
Like a missionary who strive too hard to convert pagans to Christianity because only one or two persons came forward to confess Christ for conversion while the rest of the people went home quietly. Actual numbers of those who truly believed in their hearts are usually not made known to the preacher immediately because the sole purpose of the preacher of the Kingdom of God is to sow seeds of repentance and salvation. A preacher must never give up even though nobody responded to his preaching. A preacher must never judge his success or failure based on the number of people who came forward to accept Christ because seeds take time to grow.
Many of those people who came forward at the first call of the evangelist to accept Christ are probably not a true convert of Christ but just a “fan” of the evangelist’s enigmatic showmanship or a coward who is afraid to go to hell or even a religious fanatic who has false humility thinking about all the rewards he will have in heaven and on earth if he obeys the Lord.
2. Parental or Filial love.
1 John 4:19
We love him, because he first loved us.
Children of God are able to love unconditionally because the Lord loved us unconditionally first. The Lord at first in the beginning loves us as a parent who loves his children and then when we have matured He loves us more intimately as a husband who loves his wife and will share more secrets and wonders with us.
Parents should love their children unconditionally and should not love them blindly. Blind parents are those who do not correct their children when they are doing something wrong or bad and allow their children to do as they please even when they are doing evil works.
What parents are we if we do not admonish our children when they have gone astray? Normal parents usually makes some form of sacrifices to their normal routine life to make room and time for their children’s well-being and growth; just as the Lord Most High stooped down from the High Heavens to come near to mankind as Jesus of Nazareth to guard us and serve us; so that we can grow up strong, mighty and able to fend for ourselves. As such, parents should also learn to listen to their children’s problems and learn to observe their characteristics because the needs and attention of each child is different and as parents we must learn not to be over expectant of our children. Some parents tend to run their children’s lives like a nuclear submarine, not realising that some of the demands are beyond what the child can handle. Therefore be considerate and do not provoke your children to madness because extremities or enforcing rigid life on the young may have adverse results.
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
Frankly speaking, a person will never really know or experience unconditional love until you have become a parent yourself. Parents are always on the giving side from the beginning when the child in the in womb until birth, a child is only aware of taking, as a baby cries to be fed and cleaned. If you do not have unconditional love, you will truly fear being a parent because the responsibility as a parent can be overwhelming and scary without the Lord’s help.
1 John 4:18
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
As we grow in the love of our Lord, He will cast out our fears. Fear about anything and everything. Fear of the unknown, fear of the devil, fear of failure, fear of success, fear of responsibility, fear of dying, …………… and the list goes on.
When we love and have the fear of the Lord within us, we will see that all other fears will seem to grow smaller by the hour and slowly become as nothing to be afraid of because of the greatness of the Lord that will slowly outshine every evil thing in this world that causes us to fear them.
The fear of the Lord is not a scary thing but an awesome reverence.
The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.
Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.
The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
1 John 3:18
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
1 Peter 3:10
For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
Lucifer aka Satan our ever accuser and beguiler, even tested the Lord in saying "Does Job fear God for nought?" And so, throughout generations of man, we have been blinded by our own questions on what is the fear of the Lord. Why should we fear the Lord for nothing? Those living comfortable rich lives like Job's initial life are want for nothing and they have no reason to fear the Lord at all.
So Satan goes on to accuse us and say that surely we will curse God and die, if sudden terror and destruction were to hit us. So, did some of you curse God when your lives fall apart?
Matthew 10:28 says that we should fear him who is able to destroy both body and soul, while no matter how scary Satan tries to be, although he can kill the body but he cannot touch your soul which belongs to the Lord.
The Lord is our creator and friend, He only wants what your earthly parents want and hope for in their own children; that is MUTUAL love and respect. There should not be unnatural fear or false humility for these are Satan's lies trying to confuse us.
World English Bible
Then Satan answered Yahweh, and said, "Does Job fear God for nothing?
King James Version
Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, Doth Job fear God for nought?
Hast not thou made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.
And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
3. Spousal love.
Unconditional love between a husband and a wife are often through helping each other for mutual growth in many areas including spiritually wise as well as spending some intimate quality bonding time together to cherish one another.
The spousal love of the Lord can also be seen when He leaves the comforts of His Heavenly realms to become Jesus of Nazareth and cleaves to His people to nurture and supports us in our daily lives so that ultimately we return to the Heavenly realms with Him in Heaven. As such, this love is reflected in a man when a man leaves his parents and cleaves to his wife and his wife must also learn to support her husband in his work or needs and standby the decisions he makes for his family.
A husband’s firm commitment and unwavering love will inspire his wife to commit all of herself to her husband to love and cherish him with all her heart and strength.
Just as Christ’s unfailing love for us causes us to commit our lives to the service of the Lord, and to love the Lord and ascribe to Him all our heart and all our strength.
Traditionally and usually is the husband’s initiative for the proposal of marriage just as Christ calls all His lambs to His side. It is seldom the other way around although not unheard of, even if the woman thoroughly loves a man and asks him to marry her, it may even causes the man to develop his narcissism and pride which may end badly for this kind of marriage as he may end up being a philanderer because he may not love his wife as much as she loves him.
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.
Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
Some men goes all out to chase the girl of their dreams and then gets married as if it is a to-do checklist and then stops cherishing their wives and moves on to something else and some even move on to other women at the side. To these people, their actual marriage ended when they came back from their honeymoon a few days or a few weeks after their wedding.
What happened to the happily ever after?
When Isaac was seen sporting with Rebekah, they were not exactly seen playing badminton or any kind of sports, well okay, maybe some form of wrestling. Anyway, the point is that lovemaking should NOT be used as a tool for conquest or disposable lust in fornication or adultery but should be for strengthening spousal relationship.
And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out at a window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was sporting with Rebekah his wife.
As the Lord Most High fights through death and humiliation to be together with His people, so must the husband who being a stronger vessel than his wife should help his wife to fight to keep his family together through times of distress, trials and temptations.
A husband who abandons his wife and children because of temptations and tribulations, dishonours and brings shame to himself and pain to his family; and such abandonment wields the sharpest knife to cut asunder his wife what the Lord has joined together in Holy Matrimony.
Therefore, people should never get married too hastily or get married at too young an age. Parents should be at the first line of defense to counsel their children regarding relationships. Next would be your Church elders if parents are not available. Young people especially in their teenage years should try to understand their parents’ love for them first and foremost and then learn to love among friends and learn to cultivate friendship before they get married themselves.
Of course this is never easy when we live in a society besieged by generations of divorce and misunderstood parents and children - but with the Lord, all things are possible, even to the most complicated messed up person, if the Lord is willing, they will find peace and love in their hearts eventually somehow.
Enjoy your freedom as teenagers and young adults before you get married. What is the rush? Did not the Bible says that true love suffers long (patient) and endures all things.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
4. Friendship caring and loving in the Body of the Lord's anointing.
And the LORD spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend. And he turned again into the camp: but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed not out of the tabernacle.
But thou, Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend.
And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
The people that you know, are they really your friends?
Most of the time, what we have are acquaintances, colleagues and maybe some good comrade-in-arms but true friends in Christ are precious and few. Jesus the God of Israel of course is our greatest friend (John 15:13 – “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends”). Have you ever encountered a friend who puts your life and needs before his own?
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
Jesus of Nazareth died on the cross (and resurrected on the third day) not as a pagan sacrifice to appease blood thirsty gods but as atonement from His own curse against mankind’s disobedience in Genesis 2:17.
With the blood of the New Covenant of the Lord, He will be able to dwell among His people once again, not just in the Spirit but in the flesh also just as the elders of Israel saw Him in person as clear as day and they did eat and drink (Exodus 24:8-11, 29:45).
The Lord came to UNDO His own curse, so that mankind can regain the original Garden of Eden Immortality.
God cursed mankind to become finite in the flesh because of Lucifer's corruption as the Lord needed to contain the corruption as quickly as possible before it gets out of hand. He quickly locked our powers of immortality before we destroy ourselves and the people around us.
Just imagine placing weapons of mass destruction in the hands of a disobedient angry little child. . . . . . . . . . .
But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.
And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the LORD hath made with you concerning all these words.
And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body of heaven in his clearness.
And upon the nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw God, and did eat and drink.
And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will be their God.
Religion however, turned the blood of atonement of Christ into something out of a vampire movie as this is what we see in Christianity/Roman Catholic. 1st Century Christianity’s Holy Communion was actually Passover celebrations but throughout centuries of corruption and replacement theology, it has become something sinister and evil.
THERE ARE NO SUPERNATURAL POWER IN THE WINE AND BREAD THAT YOU EAT DURING THE HOLY COMMUNION AND IT MOST DEFINITELY DO NOT CHANGE INTO ACTUAL BLOOD AND FLESH OF CHRIST FOR YOU TO EAT EITHER.
If Christians insist on having their own Holy Communion instead of joining with the Jewish celebrations, then it is this: a gathering together to break bread and drink wine as in the days of Melchizedek when he met Abraham. It was just a gathering together for a light meal and prayers of remembrance to the Lord Most High to refresh Abraham and his companions on their journey.
So today, the Church can gather together for a light meal to remember Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, the God of Israel. No specific day required, as and when people are able and can have the opportunity to gather together for worship.
1 Corinthians 11:24
And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.
1 Corinthians 11:25
After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me.
Religion has made slaves of the souls of mankind, stripping us of our rights as an individual Child of God. Instead of making us realise that we are Children of God, SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF GOD, religion entraps us into believing that we must submit to some form of systematic theology and submit ourselves to other men of higher authority who called themselves Pope, Father, Bishops, Deacons, and etc. These people do not have higher authority over other men. They have the same authority as other men in the eyes of the Lord. If those people still claim to have higher authority over other men, then let him come down from his own man made pedestal and be among the people. Live as they live, work as they work, eat as they eat, wear what they wear.
1 Peter 1:6
Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:
1 Peter 1:7
That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
1 Peter 1:8
Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
1 Peter 1:22
Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:
1 Peter 2:17
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
The Church Institution’s biggest crime is enforcing 10 percent tithes on normal working people and what does the Church do with the money? They fund idolatry and bigotry. Instead of redistributing to the poor and funding missionaries, they build giant Churches and expand materialism to accommodate and serve the flesh and not the soul.
Always remember what donations and tithes are for; they are for relief of the poor and needy and for the spreading of the WORD of GOD as during the first century Churches.
In the days of Melchizedek King of Salem, those who paid tithes are those who can afford to pay and those who pay from the graciousness of their own hearts because of their love for the Lord Most High and the monies received were always given to needy people and to send aid and relief to distant travellers who passed by the Land.
1 John 2:5
But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
1 John 3:1
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.
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
If you build a giant cathedral, it is not going anywhere. Giant Churches can only hold so much and if it gets any bigger, it will burst like a balloon being pumped with too much air, but if Church ministers were to go out to the fields to walk among men, then it is THE biggest Church ever, the whole planet. How are the needs of the individual being served in giant churches? We are not attending a concert or a sports event and the Church must NOT treat itself like a Concert Hall and the Pastor as the Lead Singer.
The body of Christ is the individual person and not the Church building.
Every Child of God has a voice in his own right.
Disciples of Christ should be seen moving among the peoples of the earth to spread the Gospel of the New Covenant and the Kingdom of God instead of inviting people to go see them perform on stage.
The Lord said that the harvest is plenteous but the labourers are few because the labourers prefer to be boxed up in cages in the size of Church buildings, as most Deacons and Bishops and even Pastors prefer a Church building to the open field because in the open field they are part of the crowd and their self made high status are not recognised beyond the illusions of safety and grandeur within a Church building. Only when you take away the microphone and stop performing on that stage show called a pulpit, then you shall truly feel the freedom to preach the Word of God among individuals, families and small groups of people.
Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few;
Preaching the Word of God also means getting to know the people at the same time. How do you know what to preach to a crowd, it is by observation to the needs of that particular crowd? Pray to the Lord of the Harvest to inspire you on what to say. The needs of different crowds of people are different everywhere. If you stuff people from all walks of life into one very large Church building, and you preach the same sermon over and over again, your sermon may only be beneficial to 10 percent of your congregation, while the needs of the other 90 percent are not met.
After a disciple of the Lord have preached in a place (seed planting), the Lord Himself will do the rest because as their Heavenly Father is also their husbandman, only the Lord will meet out what kind of education and lessons are best suited for His child.
The Lord said, call no man “father” which means that the Roman Catholic church fathers should try to cease to use that name. It is also not advisable to call each other Rabbi because only the Lord Most High is your teacher / Rabbi. Change always need time, and when King of the Jews, the God of Israel arrived to govern the world in Jerusalem, then maybe we shall see these form of self righteous human reverence slowly disappear among the religions of this world.
But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren.
And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.
I remember when I was attending Church services regularly during my early teens. After Sunday service, there are activities after activities all throughout the week and somehow, it begins to feel as if the Church is my second home and I became a little distant from by own house. There are people who have grown so attached to a Church that their own home is neglected. Going to Church should not overtake your responsibility to pay attention to the individual’s family unit. The time you spend in a Church building should not exceed a few hours a day in one week. It would be better if Church ministers can come to your house instead because real problems usually lie hidden at home.
Jewish Sabbath day is a day of rest!!!
When you follow the Jews, you should not be in Church on Sundays in the first place.
Your day of rest is with your family.
You already spend 5 to 6 days working and the devil wants to add to your distress over Church attendance on your day of rest.
Satan is the task master of the Church, not God.
God wants you to rest, Satan wants to you continue working on your day of rest as the whole family puts on their Sunday best and drag themselves to Church only to be filled with the latest gossips, mindless chatter and the occasional brainwash with false doctrine of men.
That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
I am not asking you to demolish the Church building but the Church institution and mentality must change because it chokes the life out of little seedlings. Even before a Christian has any deep roots, the Church activities itself will erode away that tiny plant of faith that is growing within his soul.
He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
Today in the comfort of modern times, how far is a person willing to go or do for his friend? Today a man will even think of 10 different excuses why he would not be able take one day off to visit someone he claimed to be his beloved who is just a few thousand miles away, let alone someone who is just a friend, then, there would be no cause to visit at all. Busy schedule, inconvenient situation, awkwardness, etc, etc……. excuses, excuses as if he is embarking on a journey to the planet Pluto or a journey to Hades to save his friend ….. and yes, unconditional love among friends can be quite unprofitable, so this is another good excuse not to acknowledge your friends.
Our Lord and Saviour, the God of Israel, came all the way from the comforts of His Heavenly dimensions to save his friends, Abraham’s descendants and yet we constantly seek to always undermine His saving grace and authority on earth.
Even the son of man did not receive anything from his “so called friends”; not even the cheapest sugar cane to quench his thirst. Instead his so called “friends” prefer to weary him with their iniquities. So is there any hope left for those who are simple strangers, hungry, thirsty, naked, sick people and prisoners? Will there be any friends to visit them when their own family has cut them off?
John 1:11 “He came unto his own, and his own received him not.”
Thou hast bought me no sweet cane with money, neither hast thou filled me with the fat of thy sacrifices: but thou hast made me to serve with thy sins, thou hast wearied me with thine iniquities.
For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.
Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?
When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?
Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
True friends are like “Jonathan and David” where they loved each other as their own soul. This is the same commandment of the Lord Most High as said in Luke 10:27 where we are to love our neighbour as ourselves.
1 Samuel 18:3
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.
Gay people must not misinterpret Jonathan and David as gays; the Lord forbid. Clearly it is written in the Bible that same sex relationships that are sexual in nature are an abomination in the sight of the Lord. But we do not judge you now, (only the Lord will judge you when He comes into His Kingdom) because the whole world has been at war for the past 6 thousand years where the forces of the fallen angels are constantly fighting against the forces of the Lord Most High. Mental confusion and strong delusions of men goes unchecked and rampant. We cannot expect to rehabilitate a person in one day, let alone rehabilitate the entire nation and generations of men in one hour. But if you feel it in your heart that what you are doing now is something wrong, it is not too late to stop doing what you are doing now and turn a new leaf and sin no more.
That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,
And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.
With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:
There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;
One Lord, one faith, one baptism,
One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.
A true friend is quick to help but knows when to draw a line and not to be intrusive in his friend’s personal life.
A true friend is slow to anger but apt to teach in hoping that to be able to learn together.
A true friend will not cause or persuade his friends to commit sin.
A true friend will love any brethren irrespective of persons or wealth.
A true friend will not judge another friend.
A true friend will last forever.
A true friend will is true helper indeed.
A true friend will listen before he speaks.
1 John 4:20
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?
1 John 4:21
And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.
1 John 5:2
By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.
1 John 5:3
For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.
He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
1)* Jesus of Nazareth is a layman.
2)* God is Love and He knows good and evil.
3) Jesus of Nazareth does not practise Yoga or any of the "New Age" stuff.
4)* Jesus of Nazareth is a "hands on person".
5)* Jesus of Nazareth is NOT a mystic.
6)* Jesus of Nazareth does NOT marry because of the Kingdom of God.
7)* Jesus of Nazareth is the Greatest Magician that ever lived.
8)* Jesus of Nazareth created and taught to all of mankind all the languages of the world and therefore He is multi-lingual.
9)* Jesus of Nazareth is the Light of the World.
10) Jesus of Nazareth is one of the "two witnesses" in Revelation chapter 11.
1) Jesus of Nazareth is a layman.
Jesus of Nazareth did not go to any theological seminary.
At the age of 12, he was able to astonish doctors and learned men; not because to convey a message that Jesus was a genius, no doubt that He is but it was to convey a message that the knowledge of the Kingdom of Heaven is as simple and direct as ABC.
So simple that any child is able to grasp and understand its meaning.
It is evil men that make and turn simple things into complicated matter.
The knowledge of God is so crystal clear that any layman can understand.
Popes and Bishops, Deacons and Pastors, Teachers and Students of Theology create a religion of their own, telling themselves that the knowledge of the Bible is too difficult for any man to understand, therefore they generate tons of books and volumes of explanations and counter explanations in fine print and expensive material until they themselves do not know what they are reading and hence preventing the ordinary man in the street to have access to the knowledge of the Lord. Thus fulling the prophecy of the Lord saying that they do not enter in to the Kingdom of Heaven nor do they let anybody else enter the Kingdom of God. (Matthew 23:13)
Theological Seminaries set up their own circles as they exclude the Lord and the ordinary man in the street from the knowledge of the Lord. By doing so, the prevent ordinary people from coming to know the Lord and drive confused crowds away from Christianity and those people began to look to other idolatries like Buddhism to find their answers to life.
1 John 5:7
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.
Do you see that all of you are arguing about something that you do not fully understand?
Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.
And I have put my words in thy mouth, and I have covered thee in the shadow of mine hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and say unto Zion, Thou art my people.
Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.
Which was the son of Enos, which was the son of Seth, which was the son of Adam, which was the son of God.
And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
2) God is Love and He knows good and evil.
People always says that if God is so good, then why did he allow all these evil in this world.
I say, if ye are gods, then why did "YOU" let evil go on in this world. (Mark 7:23)
So you say, Satan tempted you to do evil, but did you pray to God "deliver us from evil" (Luke 11:4), so that you may have a clean heart and a right spirit. (Psalms 51:10)
Sometimes we may need to do a little evil for a greater good. God knows that when a child of God dies, the child of God shall be restored in Heaven - that is why He will choose who will go to Heaven first (allow death) and who gets to stay behind to learn more lessons before we can go home.
Stopping evil activities of men starts from home and the people around you.
Governments and people with power in their hands sit by and let evil persist because either they are part of the evil plan itself or they are just plain lazy not willing to do anything about it.
4) Jesus of Nazareth is a "hands on person".
He does not just sit on His Throne and do nothing or just gives orders.
5) Jesus of Nazareth is NOT a mystic.
Kabbalah what? Gnostic who?
6) Jesus of Nazareth does NOT marry because of the Kingdom of God.
The Lord is and was before mankind was made, He was not made of men like the decendants of Adam and Eve but He is the one who created the first man, therefore He does not marry like the decendants of Adam & Eve do but all His Children He shall care for them like as if they are His Bride.
God of Israel Jesus of Nazareth shall return and be King over all the earth and He shall eat and drink openly with His people again. (Exodus 24:10)
1 Corinthians 15:22
7) Jesus of Nazareth is the Greatest Magician that ever lived.
He can create something out of nothing.
When Lucifer and Mammon does magic, we call them EVIL-DOERS, witchcraft, black magic ........
8) He created and taught to all of mankind all the languages of the world and therefore He is multi-lingual.
The Lord does not "speak in tongues" of the Charismatic Pentecostal people.
9) Jesus of Nazareth is the Light of the World.
He lights up the path of righteousness to show you the way that you should take.
He illuminates and reveals all Truths about anything you wish to know with no "Hidden" agenda and no ulterior motives.
He lifts us up and sheds light in our lives so that we can see where we are going and we will not get lost in the dark/trip over/bump into things/fall into a ditch if we grope around in the middle of the night in darkness.
10) Jesus of Nazareth is one of the "two witnesses" in Revelation chapter 11.
Some remarks on religion and religious people
1) Religious people worship the very people they kill.
Religion deify people or crown them saints after they are dead or have moved to another place.
They strongly oppose or fight to kill those people who present the truth but set up altars and memorabilia for them after they are gone.
This is what happened to people who pay homage to the prophets of Israel including Jesus Christ after they are gone.
2) Religious people take the actual iron nail and asked someone to nail them to a cross on "Good Friday". This is ludicrous idolatry; obscene and blasphemous to the very teaching of Christ.
When Jesus of Nazareth asked us to "take up our cross daily"; he meant for you to fear not the things of this world and do not even fear death should it come to us but follow after the ways and deeds of Jesus daily.
The Nicolaitanes set up statues of Jesus NAILED on a "cross" and carry the "cross" of Jesus Christ in gold chains upon their necks and as religious decoration. Ever stop to think that if Jesus died by "guillotine", are you going to carry a "guillotine" on your neck !!! or put the "guillotine" up
on an altar. THIS IS MAN MADE RELIGION.
In the movie "A Tale of Two Cities" (1935) - a Charles Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution, where it showed that they made and distributed many little "guillotine" toys and jewelry to commemorate the revolution.
3) God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship Him in Spirit and in Truth.
Worship only your Heavenly Father and do not be tempted to worship Angels or call upon Angels for assistance because if and when you do call upon Angels, evil spirits disguised as Angels of God will come to you instead because (understand clearly) Angels of the Lord do not operate upon the beck and call of man.
Therefore, remember explicitly to pray only to the Lord Most High for help and He will send you help directly either by Himself or sometimes, the Lord will send or dispatch His Angels to you for assistance.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Movie of the week: Fight Club
Jesus Christ always tells me to lighten up because of all the centuries of pain and affliction that I see on mankind, sometimes these memories comes back to me all at once and I get so angry and wound-up that I am on the verge of bursting a vein or rupturing a spleen.
It is true that all of us should lighten up a bit because the Lord of all the Heavens and the Earth has technically already won the battle at the CROSS of Jesus Christ.
Fight Club rules reloaded:
1st Rule of Fight Club.
2nd Rule of Fight Club.
3rd Rule of Fight Club.
4th Rule of Fight Club.
5th Rule of Fight Club.
We are supposed to ask directions from Pastors and Church elders but it seems that a lot of them do not know what they are fighting for or at!
Christians stand too close to Christianity's Nicolaitanes and they are standing at the blind spot.
If Christians want to continue to fight against the Anti-Christs, they need to take a few steps back from what they have learned at Theological Seminaries, preferably re-educate yourselves together with a Judaism Rabbi and pray constantly (pray like how Jesus prayed) (Do not pray like the Pentecostals Charismatic people).
Christians should always look at the AntiChrists from a Jewish point of view. In other words, look at the AntiChrists from Jesus of Nazareth's point of view. You would be surprised to find that some of the major AntiChrists come from Christian communities as well as from all other religions. The Jews are not 100% immune to the infiltration of the Anti-Christs but they are just a small number compared to Gentiles.
Do not play the guessing game on who is an AntiChrist?
Mischief. Mayhem. Soap.
One of the major misconceptions of Christianity is that many Christians believe that the entire ministry of Jesus of Nazareth is talking about Himself.
Nobody testifies and gives witness to himself.
If a person is talking about himself then it would be CALLED self autobiography and not testimony.
The testimony of Jesus is not autobiographical because He came to testify about His children, Jews and Gentiles. Just as we now testify to the existence of our Heavenly Father. Jews and righteous Gentiles now testify to the existence of our Heavenly Father.
The Lord came to teach us (sons and daughters of God) on how we ought to behave before the Lord our Heavenly Father. He came to testify of Israel and righteous Gentiles - prophecies about His children.
For example in Mark 10:18, the Lord testifies that no one is good except God. All of mankind have fallen short and we are definately familiar with mischief and mayhem. We all know about "good and evil" but doing something bad is different from doing something evil. That is why we must learn to discern and choose. A lot of bad things that we do are not evil in nature, they are just simply misguided choices.
Revelation 19:10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
Mark 10:18 And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.
Malachi 3:2 But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap:
Malachi3:3 And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness.
FIGHT CLUB - Taglines
When you wake up in a different place at a different time, can you wake up
as a different person?
Narrator: Deja vu - all over again.
Adam and Eve had given birth to 13 Children before their fall and expulsion from the Garden of Eden.
Adam and Eve before the fall are called Son of God.
Adam and Eve after the fall they are called Son of Man.
The 13 Children of Adam are the unfallen ones - immortals, but it is destiny that they must taste death at least once - a salvation plan to bring the fallen mankind back to immortality as sons of God. Death is the price we all had to pay. All 13 Children of Adam (sons of God) must taste death once and each of them came back as Prophets of Israel aka (son of man). This is NOT reincarnation, this is incarnation of the Son of God and resurrection of the dead.
i.e. Elijah...Isaiah....Jeremiah....Ezekiel....John the Baptist.....etc...
Our Heavenly Father came as Jesus of Nazareth, representing all His Children at the Cross both as the Son of God and the Son of Man.
Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.
Revelation 12:1 And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:
Revelation 12:2 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
Hebrews 9:26 For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.
Hebrews 9:26 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
Hebrews 9:26 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
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;
1 John 3:1
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.
1 John 3:2
Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
FIGHT CLUB - Taglines
Narrator: And then, something happened. I let go. Lost in oblivion. Dark and silent and complete. I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.
Tyler Durden: The things you own end up owning you.
Tyler Durden: You're not your job. You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.
2 Samuel 19:35 I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king?
Luke 12:33 Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.
Mark 10:18 And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
Mark 10:19 Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
Mark 10:20 And he answered and said unto him, Master, all these have I observed from my youth.
Mark 10:21 Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.
Mark 10:22 And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions.
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!
Mark 10:24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
Mark 10:25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
Mark 10:26 And they were astonished out of measure, saying among themselves, Who then can be saved?
Mark 10:27 And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible.
Mark 10:28 Then Peter began to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee.
Mark 10:29 And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, Mark 10:30 But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
Psalms 37:27 Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.
FIGHT CLUB - Taglines
Tyler Durden: Only after disaster can we be resurrected.
Tyler Durden: Where'd you go, psycho boy?
Narrator: I felt like destroying something beautiful.
1st Corinthians 15:21 For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.
Isaiah 52:13 Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high.
Isaiah 52:14 As many were astonied at thee; his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men:
Isaiah 52:15 So shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouths at him: for that which had not been told them shall they see; and that which they had not heard shall they consider.
FIGHT CLUB - Taglines
How much can you know about yourself if you've never been in a fight?
Hebrews 11:33 Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions.
Hebrews 11:34 Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.
2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: