He Who is Holy, Let Him Be Holy Still.

The Fairness of Yahweh’s Judgement

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“Therefore you, O son of man, say to the children of your people: ‘The righteousness of the righteous man shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression; as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall because of it in the day that he turns from his wickedness; nor shall the righteous be able to live because of his righteousness in the day that he sins.’  When I say to the righteous that he shall surely live, but he trusts in his own righteousness and commits iniquity, none of his righteous works shall be remembered; but because of the iniquity that he has committed, he shall die. Again, when I say to the wicked, ‘You shall surely die,’ if he turns from his sin and does what is lawful and right, if the wicked restores the pledge, gives back what he has stolen, and walks in the statutes of life without committing iniquity, he shall surely live; he shall not die.  None of his sins which he has committed shall be remembered against him; he has done what is lawful and right; he shall surely live.  (Ezekiel 33:12-16)

“Yet the children of your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not fair.’ But it is their way which is not fair!  When the righteous turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, he shall die because of it.  But when the wicked turns from his wickedness and does what is lawful and right, he shall live because of it.  Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is not fair.’ O house of Israel, I will judge every one of you according to his own ways.”  (Ezekiel 33:17-20)

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And now Yeshua is risen from the dead, and has become the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep.   1 Corinthians 1:20

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For since by man came deathby man also came the resurrection of the dead.  For as in Adam all die, even so in Yeshua all shall be made alive.  But each one in his own order: Yeshua,

the first fruits,

afterwards those who are Yeshua’s at His coming. (I Corinthians 15:21-23)

Then comes the end, when Yeshua delivers the kingdom to Yahweh,

when Yeshua puts an end to all rule and all authority and power. (1 Corinthians 15:24)

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Signs Of The End

The Fall of Jerusalem 

The fall of Jerusalem took place on the twelfth year of our captivity in the tenth month on the fifth day of the fifth day of the month. One escaping the captivity of Jerusalem came and said unto me: “The city has been captured!  (Ezekiel 33:21)

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The Cause of Judah’s Ruin

Then the word of the Yahweh came to me, saying: Son of man, they who inhabit those ruins in the land of Israel are saying, ‘Abraham was only one, and he inherited the land. But we are many; the land has been given to us as a possession.’  “Therefore say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord God: “You eat meat with blood, you lift up your eyes toward your idols, and shed blood. Should you then possess the land? You rely on your sword, you commit abominations, and you defile one another’s wives. Should you then possess the land?” ’  (Ezekiel 33:23-26)

“Say thus to them, ‘Thus says the Lord God: “As I live, surely those who are in the ruins shall fall by the sword, and the one who is in the open field I will give to the beasts to be devoured, and those who are in the strongholds and caves shall die of the pestilence. For I will make the land most desolate, her arrogant strength shall cease, and the mountains of Israel shall be so desolate that no one will pass through. Then they shall know that I am the Lord, when I have made the land most desolate because of all their abominations which they have committed.” ’ (Ezekiel 33:27-29)

 

 

Hearing and Not Doing

“As for you, son of man, the children of your people are talking about you beside the walls and in the doors of the houses; and they speak to one another, everyone saying to his brother, ‘Please come and hear what the word is that comes from the Lord.’ So they come to you as people do, they sit before you as My people, and they hear your words, but they do not do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their hearts pursue their own gain Indeed you are to them as a very lovely song of one who has a pleasant voice and can play well on an instrument; for they hear your words, but they do not do them And when this comes to pass—surely it will come—then they will know that a prophet has been among them.” (Ezekiel 33:30-33)

 

Judgement on Idolatrous Israel

Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying: “Son of man, set your face toward the mountains of Israel, and prophesy against them, and say, ‘O mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord God! Thus says the Lord God to the mountains, to the hills, to the ravines, and to the valleys: “Indeed I, even I, will bring a sword against you, and I will destroy your high places. Then your altars shall be desolate, your incense altars shall be broken, and I will cast down your slain men before your idols. And I will lay the corpses of the children of Israel before their idols, and I will scatter your bones all around your altars. In all your dwelling places the cities shall be laid waste, and the high places shall be desolate, so that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate, your idols may be broken and made to cease, your incense altars may be cut down, and your works may be abolished. The slain shall fall in your midst, and you shall know that I am the Lord. 

 

A False Prophetess: Jezebel

Jezebel, the wicked queen of Israel in the 9th century B.C.  led the covenant people into the worship of pagan gods.  She encouraged Yahweh’s people to commit both physical and spiritual fornication by the idolatrous worship of other gods.  This “harlotry” was intolerable to Yahweh, and He condemned both Jezebel and her husband Ahab as well as all her children to death (1 Kings 21:23-25)–The Woman’s Study Bible, Second Edition, Thomas Nelson, Inc. 2006, page 1672.

The Dead Corrupt Church

In Revelation 2:20, the church of Thyatira was rebuked for tolerating “that woman Jezebel” in their midst.  This historic Jezebel had been dead for nearly one thousand years; however, a false prophetess with the same spirit had appeared in this church in the first century.  Similar to the first Jezebel, she acted fiercely independent and lacked a humble personality–The Woman’s Study Bible, Second Edition, Thomas Nelson, Inc. 2006, page 1672.

 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write,

‘These things says the Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of fire, and His feet like fine brass:  “I know your works, love, service, faith, and your patience; and as for your works, the last are more than the first.  Nevertheless I have a few things against you, because you allow that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, to teach and seduce My servants to commit sexual immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.  And I gave her time to repent of her sexual immorality, and she did not repent.  Indeed I will cast her into a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of their deeds.  I will kill her children with death, and all the churches shall know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts. And I will give to each one of you according to your works. (Revelation 2:18-23)

In Revelation 2:20, the church of Thyatira is rebuked for tolerating “that woman Jezebel” in their midst.  The historic Jezebel had been dead for nearly a thousand years, but a false prophetess with the same spirit had appeared in this first-century.  Like the first Jezebel, she was fiercely independent and unsubmissive in character.  Also like Jezebel, she led the people of God into into idolatry and immorality under the guise of religion…Her doctrine bore semblance to orthodox Christianity to “seduce” Christ’s servants, but in essence, her degenerate mysticism promoted “the depths of Satan” by encouraging believers to accept idolatry and pagan state-worship (Rev. 2:24)–The Woman’s Study Bible, Second Edition, Thomas Nelson, Inc. 2006, page 1672.)

 

“Now to you I say, and to the rest in Thyatira, as many as do not have this doctrine, who have not known the depths of Satan, as they say, I will put on you no other burden. But hold fast what you have till I come. And he who overcomes, and keeps My works until the end, to him I will give power over the nations

‘He shall rule them with a rod of iron;

They shall be dashed to pieces like the potter’s vessels’—

as I also have received from My Father; and I will give him the morning star.

“He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.” ’ (Revelation 2:24-29 NKJV)

The Faithful Church

 …‘These things says He who is holy, He who is true, “He who has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts, and shuts and no one opens”:  “I know your works. See, I have set before you an open door, and no one can shut it; for you have a little strength, have kept My word, and have not denied My name.  Indeed I will make those of the synagogue of Satan, who say they are Jews and are not, but lie—indeed I will make them come and worship before your feet, and to know that I have loved you.  Because you have kept My command to persevere, I also will keep you from the hour of trial  which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.  Behold, I am coming quickly! Hold fast what you have, that no one may take your crown.  He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he shall go out no more. I will write on him the name of My God and the name of the city of My God, the New Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God. And I will write on him My new name.

“He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.” ’ (Revelation 3:7-13)

 

Pray and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal to you the answer to this question: How many seals are already opened?

The Seven Seals

First Seal: The Conqueror 

Now I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals; and I heard one of the four living creatures saying with a voice like thunder, “Come and see.” And I looked, and behold, a white horse. He who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer. (Revelation 6:1-2)

Second Seal: Conflict on Earth 

When He opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, “Come and see.”  Another horse, fiery red, went out. And it was granted to the one who sat on it to take peace from the earth, and that people should kill one another; and there was given to him a great sword. (Revelation 6:3-4)

Third Seal: Scarcity on Earth

When He opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, “Come and see.” So I looked, and behold, a black horse, and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand.  And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, “A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and do not harm the oil and the wine.” (Revelation 6:5-6)

Fourth Seal: Widespread Death on Earth

When He opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, “Come and see.”  So I looked, and behold, a pale horse. And the name of him who sat on it was Death, and Hades followed with him. And power was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword, with hunger, with death, and by the beasts of the earth. (Revelation 6:7-8)

Fifth Seal: The Cry of the Martyrs

When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the testimony which they held.  And they cried with a loud voice, saying, “How long, O Lord, holy and true, until You judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”  Then a white robe was given to each of them; and it was said to them that they should rest a little while longer, until both the number of their fellow servants and their brethren, who would be killed as they were, was completed. (Revelation 6:9-11)

Sixth Seal: Cosmic Disturbances

I looked when He opened the sixth seal, and behold, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became like blood And the stars of heaven fell to the earth, as a fig tree drops its late figs when it is shaken by a mighty wind.  Then the sky receded as a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved out of its place.  And the kings of the earth, the great men, the rich men, the commanders, the mighty men, every slave and every free man, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains,  and said to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of Him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb!  For the great day of His wrath has come, and who is able to stand?(Revelation 6:12-17)

The Time Is Near

Then he (the angel) said to me (John), “These words are faithful and true.” And the Lord God (Yahweh) of the holy prophets sent His angel to show His servants the things which must shortly take place.

“Behold, I am coming quickly! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.”

Now I, John, saw and heard these things. And when I heard and saw, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel who showed me these things.

Then he said to me, “See that you do not do that. For I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Worship God.”  And he said to me, “Do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is at hand.  He who is unjust, let him be unjust still; he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; he who is righteous, let him be righteous still; he who is holy, let him be holy still.”  (Revelation 22:6-11)

 

Deceive Oneself

 

To DECEIVE ONESELF is to pretend in one’s mind that what we say is the truth; however, Yahweh sets the standard.

Yahweh says the book of the ordinances (laws) are nailed to the cross–Paul explains below.

Galatians 5

1     ¶ Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free,​

and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. ​

2    Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ***ye be circumcised**,​

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Christ shall profit you nothing. ​

3    For I testify again to every man ***that is circumcised,**​

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that he is a debtor (to do*** the whole law.***)​

//Paul is talking about ***the law contained in ordinances*** ​

Galatians 3​

1     ¶ O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?​

10     For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are​

written ***in the book*** of the law to do them. ​

19     ¶ Wherefore then serveth the law? It ***was added*** because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.​

 

IT WAS ADDED TO BUT SEPARATE FROM THE TEN COMMANDMENTS KEPT ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ARK.​

IT WAS NEVER MEANT TO BE PERMANENT.​

Hebrews 9

1     ¶ Then verily the first covenant ***had (also) ordinances*** of divine service, and*** a worldly sanctuary.*** ​

10     Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them ​

***until the time of reformation.*** ​

13     For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, ​

sanctifieth **to the purifying of the flesh***: ​

Yeshua (Jesus) speaks the commandments sent by our Father.

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John 12

48     He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day. ​

49     For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak. ​

50     And I know that ***his commandment ***is life everlasting:​

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whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak. ​

John 14

15     ¶ If ye love me, keep my commandments.

 

The tempter Satan came to Yeshua.  Satan said, If thou be the Son of God…

Matthew 4​

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

4     But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by ***every word*** that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. ​

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets… ​

Matthew 5

17     ¶ Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. ​

18     For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.​

Matthew 19:16     ¶ And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? ​

17     And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.  ​

Easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail

Luke 16​

17     And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail. ​

18     Whosoever putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery. ​

 

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God that’s everything! That’s the duty of humans.​

Paul wrote the book of Corinthians.    He (Paul) was the same person that wrote Galatians chapter 3.​

1 Corinthians 7:19

19     Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.​

Acts 18

4     And he/PAUL reasoned in the synagogue ***every sabbath,*** and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks. ​

The Holy Commandment Leads Us in Right Living: The Way of Righteousness.

2 Peter 2:21     For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from ***the holy commandment*** delivered unto them. ​

22     But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire. ​

1 John 2

¶ And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments. ​

4     He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. ​

5     But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him. ​

James 1

21     Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

The Engrafted Word That is Able to Save Your Souls.

22     But be ***ye doers of the word,*** and not hearers only, deceiving*** your own selves.***​

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2 Corinthians 5

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

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Revelation 22

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

 

So those that walk in the narrow way of truth, they will do his commandments.  They will have a right to the tree of life.  They will joyfully enter in through the gates into the heavenly city to see Yahweh face to face.

 

 

After The Burial What is Next? Everlasting Punishment In Hell Or Life Eternal With Yahweh In The Kingdom–Part 1

“He (Yahweh) hath made every thing beautiful in his time…” (Ecclesiastes 3:11)

Choose you this day whom you will serve: the Creator who makes all things beautiful or the Deceiver (Satan) who destroys all beauty due to envy of Yahweh.

Although you cannot see Satan, he does influence your life in the spiritual realm to keep you bound in a sinful lifestyle.  Sin disconnects us from a relationship with Yahweh our Creator who loves us.  Satan once spoke to me so I see and understand better how he operates due to my own personal walk with Yahweh.

The choice to sin or not to sin is yours to make.  You get to choose to continue to sin in defiance of Yahweh’s Royal Laws or to obey the voice and standards set by Yahweh of what love entails.   Satan wants you to believe you cannot stop sinning so you do not try.  As a result you continue to serve sin and by default continue to serve Satan.

When you realize that you must stop sinning by any means necessary, this becomes a game changer!  You will recognize that you must turn to Yahweh to help you overcome sin in your life!  You cannot break the chains of sin on your own!  Then the changes begin when you authorize Yahweh to break the chains of sin and the bonds to Satan so you can serve your Creator as He designed you in the Garden of Eden in His Kingdom so long ago.  You will begin to learn to overcome and conquer sin in your life day by day as the Holy Spirit teaches you and leads you into truths that the world cannot comprehend because the world does not know Yahweh. You will know Him, and He will know you.  The Holy Spirit will guide you, and you will no longer fall prey to Yahweh’s enemies.  You will know the truth and the truth will indeed set you free!

At the very start of your walk with Yahweh when you decide to reject sin and live, Satan will show up in the spiritual realm. He will try to deceive you and get you off course with Yahweh, but you will stay firm rejecting Satan with the power of the Holy Spirit of Yahweh now empowering and leading your life–this is a game changer!

Now your spiritual walk with Yahweh truly begins and your journey back to the Kingdom starts along with others that join you in your walk with Yahweh.

You will treasure Yahweh’s words in your heart so you do not sin against Him.

Ponder the words spoken by King David in Psalm 119:11 below:

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. (Psalm 119:11)

Also, you ought to meditate on the wise words of Isaiah the prophet in Isaiah 51:7 below:

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their reviling. (Isaiah 51:7)

Righteous means a person or conduct morally right or justifiable.  When you walk in a righteous manner before those that are not righteous, they will revile you: criticize in an abusive or angrily insulting manner.  Isaiah said not to fear their reproach: address (someone) in such a way as to express disapproval or disappointment or rebuke.  When you walk in a righteous manner, those who lack righteousness will attack you.  They will recognize your righteous nature, and they will perceive their unrighteous nature.  Envy will lead to them reproaching and reviling your character because sin rest in their bosom.

When you think about seeking Yahweh first (seeking the kingdom first) and Yahweh’s righteousness (obedience to the Ten Commandments spoken down the mountain by Yahweh), Satan will recognize you’re no longer under his jurisdiction and will seek to get your attention to steer you off course.  In steering you off course, this will prevent you from helping others to walking in unison and in alignment with the Commandments of Love established at creation by Yahweh the Creator of all things beautiful.

Satan will show up to try to stop you and get you to change course by attempting to deceive you.  You, however, with the power of Yahweh’s Holy Spirit teaching you all things true will detect the truth from falsehood.  This truth will set you free!  This truth sets you free from the lies of the enemy of Yahweh: Satan.  Sin is abominable to Yahweh because sin is not established in love.  Love and sin cannot theoretically coexist together. Sin in the eyes of Yahweh represent an immoral act or an act of evil/wickedness.

Love, however, abhors evil, cleave to that which is good, is not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good–see parts of Romans 12:9-21 from the Amplified Bible below:  

Love is sincere and active (the real thing–without guile and hypocrisy). Love hates what is evil (detest all ungodliness, does not tolerate wickedness).  Love clings to what is good.  Love is never lagging behind in diligence.  Love is aglow in the Spirit, enthusiastically serving Yahweh.  Love is constantly rejoicing in hope (because of our confidence in Yeshua), steadfast and patient in distress, devoted in prayer (continually seeking wisdom, guidance, and strength).  Love contributes to the needs of Yahweh’s people, pursuing (the practice of) hospitality.  Love lives at peace with everyone.  Love overcomes evil with good. 

Love and sin oppose each other as faith actively resist fear–similarly like darkness be in opposition to light.

Yahweh’s standards are high standards.  A perfect kingdom requires a clear understanding of what must take place to maintain an everlasting kingdom of peace, joy, love, righteousness and perfection throughout.   A perfect kingdom fit for Yahweh has Royal Laws.  Yahweh created the laws based upon love throughout His kingdom to maintain a loving environment filled with all things beautiful for all His creatures, which manifest His love.

Yahweh creates all things beautiful.  

Study His words and get to know what your Creator commands you to do to get back under His protection and out of bondage to sin and Satan.  Choose wisely for your eternal life depends on your understanding of Yahweh’s words and promises to you.  You must study the Creator’s words to you with a sober heart and mind–stay humble so you can open yourself up to understanding true wisdom that comes from seeking Yahweh with all your heart, mind and soul–eternal life is your reward only if you choose wisely!  

Don’t follow the masses, wide is the road that leads to destruction and many will follow blindly to their own demise.  Narrow is the road that leads to eternal life and few will discover this path.  You must become a leader and not a follower.  This requires you to acquire knowledge and wisdom that comes only from Yahweh!

You must choose wisely with full understanding so you do not suffer physically here on earth as well as spiritually via separation from Yahweh for all eternity.

 

Experience The Presence of Yahweh’s Kingdom in Your Midst!

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28 King James Version)

 

Today I sat down and asked God once again to lead me to something meaningful in the Bible for the day.  I opened up God’s word turning three times in the name of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.   I landed upon Luke 17: 20-21 which says,

 “And when he (Yeshua) was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The Kingdom of God cometh not with observation:  Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you. (King James Version)

I read the comments by Bible commentator Dr. Cane Hope Felder in The Original African Heritage Study Bible regarding this verse.  The kingdom of God is found in our midst not simply within us.  I meditated on this distinct meaning for several minutes with excitement.

Then I looked up the amplified version which says,

Now having been asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, He replied, “The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed or with a visible display;  nor will people say, ‘Look! Here it is!’ or, ‘There it is!’ For the kingdom of God is among you [because of My presence].”

Yeshua makes clear that you cannot see the kingdom of God with your physical eyes.  You must see the kingdom with your spiritual eyes via faith.  Yahweh’s kingdom exist in the spiritual realm juxtaposed to the physical realm.

You really must walk by faith and not by sight.  When you trust Yahweh’s word to us and begin to step out in faith, you will become more aware spiritually of the spiritual world around you.  You will pick up on the presence of Yahweh through His Holy Spirit who will manifest Himself to you.

I’m growing stronger spiritually so I am learning to walk more and more by faith in God’s words.

Peter for instance stepped out in faith when Yeshua told Him to step out the boat and walk on the water.   The Apostle Peter stepped out the boat and walked successfully upon the sea–until of course fear replaced his faith.  Then he began to sink in the ocean and immediately screamed for Yeshua to save him.

I’ve notice the spiritual world breaks the rules of the physical world when faith becomes active.  If fear comes in, then faith suffers affecting your spiritual walk with Yahweh.

In getting back to the original scripture about the Kingdom of God in our midst rather than within me led me to think differently about the real meaning of this scripture.  The kingdom is not somewhere yonder or simply within us, but in the midst of us–within our presence.  Wherever I go, the kingdom goes! The Holy Spirit empowers us and brings the presence of the kingdom of Yahweh to us.  Imagining that truth should set you free from all fear!

The Holy Spirit not only directs our lives, but He will draw others unto Yahweh through us.  Luke wants the follower of Yeshua to move outward with new neighbors rather than inward on a privatized mystical “trip” states Dr. Felder.  The paradigm is Yeshua himself, who deliberately chose not to be an introspective hermit but a servant on the move helping and serving others under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.  Yeshua is our example and we must stand on His words to us to become affective at leading others back to the kingdom by bringing Yahweh’s kingdom to them.

Yeshua says in Luke 17:21, “Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.”  This “within you” remember according to Felder should have been translated in your midst.  Dr. Felder continues by writing that “many interpreters find it convenient to translate the Greek preposition “entos” as meaning “within,” thereby interiorizing the Kingdom quite subjectively.  How much less threatening and challenging it is when an individual can believe that God’s kingdom is merely “within” each of us.”   Dr. Felder goes on to say that Yahweh wants us to understand and recognize that the kingdom is actually here in our midst!

Satan wants to keep this truth hidden!

The truth, however, Yeshua said would set us free.

The truth is wherever we go, the kingdom goes!  When others see us, they should sense spiritually the kingdom of God in our midst!  

I took this knowledge into my  next day at my work place and felt spiritually empowered throughout the day. I felt a deep sense of peace.  I stayed cognizant of the kingdom of God in my midst.  The knowledge that Yahweh’s words through Yeshua empowered me to walk in the power of the spirit.  I could walk by faith and not by sight.  I could care less about what was going on all around me via distractors of the enemy and simply enjoyed the conversation with those in my vicinity throughout the day.

Trusting that wherever I go God’s kingdom goes made me view myself differently and made all the difference in the outcome of my day.  I could walk by faith and not by fear.  I could walk with courage and confidence at a level never experienced before via walking in the spirit.  When you know you are bringing the power of God’s kingdom to all you come in contact with, you will walk with power, courage and confidence like you’ve never quite experienced before!

Ask God to lead you with His word today to something meaningful for you in the Bible, stand on Yahweh’s words to you (nothing wavering) and experience the presence of God’s kingdom in your midst today–share your testimony and bless others too.

 

“Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth.”
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Here As In Heaven by Elevation Worship (Lyrics)

“Here As In Heaven”

The atmosphere is changing now
For the Spirit of the Lord is here
The evidence is all around
That the Spirit of the Lord is here

Overflow in this place
Fill our hearts with Your love
Your love surrounds us
You’re the reason we came
To encounter Your love
Your love surrounds us

Spirit of God fall fresh on us
We need Your presence
Your kingdom come
Your will be done
Here as in heaven

A miracle can happen now
For the Spirit of the Lord is here
The evidence is all around
That the Spirit of the Lord is here

“There Is Power” from Lincoln Brewster

“Made New” from Lincoln Brewster

The Gift Of God Is Eternal Life–Part 1: Two Paths

 

Two Paths

There are two paths in this life.  You walk presently on one or the other.  Matthew explains these two paths in the following ways found below:

13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:

14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.  (Matthew 7:13-14)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1) the straight and narrow path (representing the tree of life in the Garden of Eden) or  

 

2) the wide path (representing the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden).  

And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; 1) the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the 2) tree of knowledge of good and evil. (Genesis 2:9)

And the LORD God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree of the garden, (Genesis 2:16)

But of the 2) 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. (Genesis 2:17)

Yahweh affords us an opportunity to right the wrongs through Jesus Christ. 

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. (Romans 6:23)

The first path leads back to the kingdom of God.  An eternal place of perfect beauty without any imperfection present anywhere. A place where streets are built of pure gold and trees sing by clapping their leaves.  A place bursting with beauty, life and joy.  A world that makes our world the shadow of the real thing.  This kingdom is perfectly perfect run by the God of the universe and creator of everything lovely and true!  It’s a spiritual world with spiritual beings in spirit bodies designed to live for eternity.

And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass. (Revelation 21:21)

For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. (Isaiah 55:12)

The second one, deadly and extremely popular,  leads to destruction by fire. The people believe in liberty from the laws of God and the ability to be God’s themselves.  They define the rules for their lives.  They possess a false form of freedom (freedom to sin and accept sin without feeling convicted of wrong doing against God).  This false freedom keeps them locked out the kingdom of Yahweh and enslaved to sin (Satan).  They do not try to escape because they like the way they live.  They are comfortable with their sin.  The irony of this lifestyle is that they don’t know what true freedom is in Christ and so they continue to believe their free when in fact they are trapped in a destructive and painful lifestyle living in bondage to sin (Satan rules them).  

Sinners who refuse to accept and obey God’s commandments (rules of love towards God and one’s neighbor) will ultimately experience this deadly fire. This consuming fire from Yahweh will eventually annihilate those who love iniquity and refuse to change from their evil ways. Their eternal spirit bodies God will destroy.

Sin builds barriers between us and God and between us and others.  We can go back to the kingdom of God if we choose to eliminate sin by asking God to help us.  We need to return back to our creator who loves and made a way for us through Jesus Christ death on Calvary to return to Him and receive the free gift of eternal life.  We, however, need to choose between our love for God and our love for sin. Sin separates us from living eternally in paradise with our creator.

 Behold, the Lord‘s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear. (Isaiah 59:1-2)

There are two paths in this life.  You walk presently on one or the other.  If you have not found your way onto to the straight and narrow path by keeping God’s basic laws of love, I hope you will make the decision to choose to do so now!  The Holy Spirit will help you if you pray to God to remove sin out of you.  There is nothing impossible with God.  God loves you.  He is offering you the free gift of eternal life if you choose Him over a life of sin.  

Why Is The Sabbath Day of Rest Important To God?

Keeping the Sabbath day holy is much more than just physical rest.  It involves spiritual renewal and worship.

–James E. Faust

Satan Introduces Toxic Doctrine To Destroy Us

Let’s take a look at how God’s enemy Satan operates here on earth.  How does Satan attempt to get us to compromise God’s words to us? For example, rat poison is 99.995% inert ingredients–practically 100% good food.  The active ingredient in rat poison is only 0.005% toxic–more or less 0% lethal. Right?  Wrong.  The rat poison is simply undetectable to the rats that consume the poison with gusto until it is too late. At the end the rats die.  

Satan or Lucifer attacks in the same manner with a minuscule amount of lies introduced into the words of God so that we cannot perceive them. The corruption is simply undetectable to humans without the knowledge from God’s Holy Spirit teaching us all things!  

Recall what God says in Exodus 20:8-11. We ought to remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy. God blessed the sabbath day and set it aside for a holy purpose.  Satan comes along and says let us worship God every day!  This sounds reasonable on the surface except that is not what God says!  God instructs us to,

8 “Observe the Sabbath and keep it holy. 9You have six days in which to do your work, 10but the seventh day is a day of rest dedicated to me. On that day no one is to work — neither you, your children, your slaves, your animals, nor the foreigners who live in your country. 11In six days I, the Lord, made the earth, the sky, the sea, and everything in them, but on the seventh day I rested. That is why I, the Lord, blessed the Sabbath and made it holy.

 

Special Feast Sabbaths Done Away Not God’s Ten Commandments

The sabbath day has been with us since the beginning of creation and will remain for ever.  Many, however, argue that the sabbath day Jesus nailed to the cross along with the ten commandments. Yes, that is true that it was part of the old covenant nailed to the cross along with the ordinances or book of Moses including  the following: tithing, sacrificing animals, seven feast days that encompassed special sabbath days that no longer apply to us and hundreds of laws that were against us.  So, this can appear confusing.  “How can God allow murder, lying, stealing, adultery, etc.?” my father thought to himself.  It just did not make any sense!  So, he prayed and asked God to help him understand the truth.  

God led him to turn in his Bible to 2 Corinthians 3:3 seconds after his prayer. Paul states that the ten commandments are now written in our hearts by God’s Holy Spirit.  

Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart

 

What Does Satan Want From Us?

Satan of course wants us to dishonor God’s sabbath day of rest and worship of God because Satan wants us to worship him! Let’s look at Matthew 4:9 below where Satan is speaking to Yeshua (Jesus) literally begging Him to bow down and worship him:

And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.

How did Yeshua respond in verse 10, and how should we respond? [ Do we even recognize when Satan speaks to us or when God speaks to us?]

Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

 

What Does The Sabbath Signify?

The church members are still under attack by Satan today to compromise and worship our enemy.  We must fight back by speaking God’s words to Satan as Yeshua did.  When we obey God, this signifies (it’s a sign) that we are His people.  When we disobey God’s command to remember to keep the sabbath day holy,  this is also a sign that we are not representing God.  If we do not worship God, we obviously worship Satan.  You cannot obey two masters Jesus said; you will love one and hate the other.

“No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”
(Luke 16:13)

 

On Fire For God!

You also cannot be lukewarm or God will spit you out of His mouth–Revelation 3:16.

But because you are lukewarm, neither hot nor cold, I am going to spit you out of my mouth!

 

God Is The Same Yesterday, Today and Forever!

Furthermore Exodus 31:13-18 states the sabbath is a sign between Yahweh and His people throughout their generations.  

12The Lord commanded Moses 13to say to the people of Israel, “Keep the Sabbath, my day of rest, because it is a sign between you and me for all time to come, to show that I, the Lord, have made you my own people. 14You must keep the day of rest, because it is sacred. Whoever does not keep it, but works on that day, is to be put to death. 15You have six days in which to do your work, but the seventh day is a solemn day of rest dedicated to me. Whoever does any work on that day is to be put to death. 16The people of Israel are to keep this day as a sign of the covenant. 17It is a permanent sign between the people of Israel and me, because I, the Lord, made heaven and earth in six days, and on the seventh day I stopped working and rested.”
18When God had finished speaking to Moses on Mount Sinai, he gave him the two stone tablets on which God himself had written the commandments.

God will not change what He says to us.  He says in Malachi 3:6 the following:

For I am the Lord, I do not change. 

 

Why Do We Fall For The Lies Of The Enemy?

How will you establish a relationship with Yahweh if you do not honor what He commands?  Yahweh says He will blind us with strong delusions if we do not obey Him–see 2 Thessalonians 2:11.

11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

Can the whole world and Satan be right that the Sabbath day is irrelevant to God? Satan placed poison amongst God’s words to us to cause us to forget one of God’s key commandments that God knew we would forget!  That is why God tells us at the start of that commandment to remember it.  

Satan understands fully when we honor God’s sabbath and God’s words to us, we will become blessed by God!  When we obey God’s words to us, Yahweh gives us His Spirit! His Spirit gives us life and the opportunity to live for eternity with God!  

 

God’s Words That Leaves His Mouth Will Accomplish What He Says

 Remember, Yahweh’s words will not go out of His mouth void states Isaiah 55:11 and neither will His fourth commandment for us to remember His Holy day of rest to honor Him the creator.

So will My word be which goes out of My mouth;
It will not return to Me void (useless, without result),
Without accomplishing what I desire,
And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.

The sabbath is a day of rest where we spend time together reflecting not only on God’s words to us, but spending time with God in the day that He chooses to rest, makes holy and walks with us.  His sacred day blesses us.  We recognize God’s children because they remember and honor God’s sabbath day of rest. Remember, God says the sabbath signifies God’s people.  

So understand that Satan wants to convince the world that God’s sabbath does not matter nor is it relevant in our day and age.  Everyday is holy is Satan’s mantra, but that is not what God says!  

Ezekiel 20:12 also confirms that the sabbath day is a sign between God and His people.

Moreover also I gave them my sabbaths, to be a sign between me and them, that they might know that I am the LORD that sanctify them.

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

 

How Do We Get Back Into God’s Kingdom?

James the head of the church promotes honoring God’s commandments in the new testament.  John the most beloved disciple of Jesus spoke about honoring God’s commandments in the new testament.  In Revelation 22:14 John says that those who honor God’s commandments have a right to the tree of life.  

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

Thus, those who do not honor God’s commandments do not have a right to the tree of life.
 
 James the head of the church reminds us that it is not the hearers of the word but the doers of the word that truly have a right to the tree of life: the kingdom of God!  He warns us not to deceive ourselves by simply hearing God’s words and neglecting to do them–James 1:22.

22 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

Obedience brings peace in decision making. If we have firmly made up our minds to follow the commandments, we will not have to redecide which path to take when temptation comes our way.

–James E. Faust

Satan Symbolized By The Snake Twist God’s Words

  • How does Satan try today to fool God’s children like he tricked Eve into going against what God said in the Garden of Eden?  
  • Why must we stay vigilant?  
  • Why must we recognize the traps of the enemy?  
  • How are we to respond to Satan?
  •  How can we overcome God’s enemy when we are limited in flesh form and knowledge?  

 

These are tough questions that you ought to stop and ponder because God expects us to overcome our enemy.  Jesus did His part dying on the cross for us, but we have our role to play in our salvation through obedience to God.  

We must spend time in prayer with God and obey God’s words to us to overcome our highly manipulative, cunning and often charming enemy!  God warns us that if He does not intervene that Satan will fool even the very elect!

For false Christs and false prophets will appear and they will provide great signs and wonders, so as to deceive, if possible, even the elect (God’s chosen ones). (Matthew 24:24)

So How Can You Know You Worship God, God Knows You And You Know God?

Finally, the individuals selected by God will not listen to the lies of Satan. They  will hear God’s voice and obey.  They will know without a doubt that God will not make void any word that goes forth from His mouth.  They will pray for understanding when God’s words appear to conflict.  They will continue to seek God daily.  They will serve God with their whole hearts.

Believers will not walk lukewarm in this world.  They will have a fire burning within them that will empower them to do what God calls them to do.  That fire will come from the Holy Spirit living within them.

They will recognize God’s voice and walk in the way that Yahweh directs them.  They will believe that when God says remember the sabbath day to keep it holy that they must do as their Father commands.  They will let every man be a liar, but they will not act as if their God is a liar.  They will possess wisdom which comes from above.They will know the truth, and the truth will truly set them free from the lies of the enemy!

 

Recognizing God’s People By Their Fruits

You will recognize the God’s elect because they will love Yahweh with their whole hearts, minds and soul and their brethren as themselves.  You will know them by their fruits (the fruits of the Holy Spirit): love, joy, peace, patience and long suffering.  There is no law stipulating how much we should love, exhibit joy, quantify a specific amount of peace, patience or long suffering, but, God’s children will reflect these fruits emanating from the power of Yahweh’s Holy Spirit living and working in them.

22 But the fruit of the Spirit [the result of His presence within us] is love [unselfish concern for others], joy, [inner] peace, patience [not the ability to wait, but how we act while waiting], kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law. (Galatians 5:22-23)

 

God’s Children Possess His Spirit Which Embodies His Character Overflowing With Love

So you can know for sure that you worship God and not Satan when you receive God’s Holy Spirit by accepting and obeying God’s words to us.  The Holy Spirit will not only set you free from Satan and His lies, but will teach you the truth.  God’s Spirit will help you to grow into the character of Yeshua.  When others see and hear you, they will see and hear none other than Yeshua and Yahweh living in you!

 

God’s Children Hate Sin And Walk In Righteousness

Thus with the power of the Holy Spirit, you will learn to truly hate sin and walk in righteousness! You won’t understand or be capable of this without God’s Holy Spirit empowering you!  You will grow day by day in love .  You will also learn more and more about love and reflect God’s character.  The Holy Spirit will teach you all things concerning God and live within you!

 

God Reveals Himself To His Children

When you obey God’s words revealed to you, God will give you greater understanding of His words.  So you will know that you serve God and not Satan.  You will not need to wonder because you will know without a doubt! God will live and work and manifest Himself in you!

 

You Will Recognize Satan When He Comes To You

Satan will come to you at some point after you jump ship and submit yourself one hundred percent over to God and ask God to help you eliminate all sin in your life!  Satan will attempt to get you off course with God.  You, however, will reject him, recognize him for the liar and subtle deceiver that he is and understand who is speaking to you.   The Holy Spirit will reveal the truth to you and teach you things to come.  You will know the voice of God and will only serve and listen to God.  You will know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.  Whom the Son sets free is free indeed!

 

The Sabbath Is A Sign Between God And His People For Ever

Exodus 31:16-17 “Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant. It is a sign between Me and the children of Israel forever; for in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day He rested and was refreshed.”

God’s elect will love God by obeying His words, remembering His sacred sabbath day by resting from their labors and worshipping God their creator on His day that He made holy for ever, and they will love their brethren as they love themselves!
 
 
The Ten Commandments Define Sin And Is Our School Master That Leads Us Back To Yahweh
 
 The ten commandments represents the love for God and love for our brethren.  Love still stands and symbolizes the character of God for all eternity.  We cannot murder, lie, commit adultery, worship idols, dishonor our parents, covet our neighbors things nor dishonor God’s holy sabbath day that He hallowed from creation week and truly think we will make it into the kingdom.