Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Is The Holy Spirit Just A Emanation Of God The Father?

How Can One Believe Jesus As Lord And Ever Say He Was Just A Servant Of God And Only A Man?

Question: I believe Jesus as Lord but also believe he was just a man and a servant of God, Father God in heaven is the one God and Creator of all the universe. Holy Spirit also is some one who is just a emanation of God the Father. What do you think?

Answer: Greetings in Jesus wonderful name!

Please prove these seven following statements as otherwise through the Scripture if you believe what you think is right, and also if you think you are saved as a Christian and have become a child of God.

1) If JESUS CHRIST is not GOD, no man can be saved
(Rom 10:13).

2) If JESUS CHRIST is not GOD, then the Father Himself need not call him as God
(Heb 1:8).

3) If JESUS CHRIST is not GOD, then why should apostle John call Him as the Word who created the earth and the heaven in the beginning of time
(John 1:1-5), and also Paul called him as the one who created the world and all that is in it (Col 1:16).

4) If JESUS CHRIST is not GOD, then He could not forgive sins of humans
(Matt 9:3-4, 5-6; Mark 2:7; Luke 5:21). If JESUS CHRIST is not GOD, then the Father need not call him as my beloved Son which makes Him equal to the Father (Matt 3:17; Php 2:6).

5) If JESUS CHRIST is not GOD, He could not call God as Father which without doubt makes Him equal with God
(John 5:18). We call God as Father through Jesus Christ and not apart from Him and like Him (Eph 1:6; Col 1:13-14, 15), so do not mix the two and get confused of the Divinity of Jesus Christ (John 8:42; 20:17).

6) JESUS CHRIST being GOD left his heavenly glory and have to become a man so that we could become children of God
(John 17:5; Php 2:6-8). Therefore after His death, he again regained all the glory which He left in heaven (Php 2:9-11).

7) JESUS CHRIST being GOD never ceased from being God, and if he had he could not be God at all as God cannot cease from being a God because of His nature
(Jam 1:13). So when Jesus became a man, in the person of his spirit (Isa 9:6), he was still God but chose to use none of that power in being obedient to the Father God in heaven by His own will, and he did it so that he could live a sinless life of obedience through suffering and thus bringing salvation to all mankind and bring them all back to God in friendship which was lost by our forefather Adam in the Garden of Eden because of his disobedience to Him (Matt 4:1-11; John 10:17-18; Heb 10:8-10; 2:10-11; 5:7-8).

Jesus Christ was the one and only person on earth who was fully human and fully God 100% of time, all else on earth who boast to be god are actually men whose breath is in their nostrils by the mercy and grace of God
(1 Tim 2:5, 3; Isa 2:22). Of course Jesus Christ as the perfect model of a servant of God, because he had no sin and also did no sin which God hates and that which causes a great impenetrable gulf between them (Luke 16:26; 1 Peter 2:22; 2 Cor 5:21).

Jesus is called the Son of God in many places in the New Testament
(Matthew 27:54; Mark 1:1; John 1:49; 3:18; 2 Corinthians 1:19, etc.). But Jesus is also called the servant of God in Acts 3:26, "For you first, God raised up His Servant, and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways.” So how can Jesus be both the Son of God and the servant of God?

When Jesus is called the Son of God according to the Scripture, it means he was claiming equality with God without ever revealing who He was or taking authority as a Creator over his creation
(John 5:18; Php 2:6), but as a obedient servant of God in being a example to his creation so that they can follow him willingly and be restored of their rightful authority as the sons of God which was lost by our forefather Adam in the garden of Eden (Php 2:8).

In other words, the hidden appearance of God as a man is Jesus Christ in the flesh, once the realization of the pact He has made in the eternity past with God the Father was remembered and reminded, he did not consider as robbery to be equal with God as he was in the form of God within his spirit as the Son of God was given from heaven to humanity 
(Php 2:5-6; Isa 9:6). Thus the Son of God in the spirit was God, the soul was the Mediator between God and Humans who came in to existence and was experiencing the Divine within and the Human from without (Eph 2:14-18), thus becoming a bond servant of God on behalf of God and Humans in one body humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death which is even the death of the Cross (Php 2:5-8).

Thus as such, under The Law, he came to serve those who are lost by being an example to them and dying for them, just as Jesus himself explained about the servant part by saying,
"just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many." (Matt. 20:28).

Jesus had and has two natures, both divine in his spirit and human from the flesh
(Col. 2:9), was made under The Law (Gal. 4:4), and for a while when he was alive on earth was lower than the angels (Heb. 2:9), but was restored back to be both perfect God and perfect human which is higher than all created things both humans and angels (Php 2:9-11).

The Holy Spirit is not just a emanation of God, but rather God Himself who know each and everything that only God knows
(1 Cor 2:11). The Spirit of God was present at and involved in the creation (Genesis 1:2; Psalm 33:6). The Holy Spirit moved the prophets of God with the words of God (2 Peter 1:21). The bodies of those in Christ are described as temples of God because the Holy Spirit is in us (1 Corinthians 6:19). Jesus was clear that to be “born again,” to become a Christian, one must be born “of the Spirit” (John 3:5).

One of the most convincing statements in the Bible about the Holy Spirit being God is found in Acts 5. When Ananias lied about the price of a piece of property, Peter said that Satan had filled Ananias’s heart to
“lie to the Holy Spirit” (Acts 5:3) and concluded by saying that Ananias had “lied to God” (verse 4). Peter’s words equate the Holy Spirit with God; he spoke as if the Spirit and God were one and the same. Thus we come to understand from the Scripture that the Holy Spirit is a unique person within the Trinity, in which the other two unique persons are the Father God and Jesus Christ the Son of God. They are one God who are three in persons.

That is, the Bible describes the Holy Spirit as a person, not a mere force. He can be grieved
(Ephesians 4:30). He has a will (1 Corinthians 12:4-7). He uses His mind to search the deep things of God (1 Corinthians 2:10). And He has fellowship with believers (2 Corinthians 13:14). Clearly, the Spirit is a person, just as the Father and the Son are persons.

Just because of your lack of understanding about Jesus or the Holy Spirit cannot make them any less than who they are really as one God. The three members of the Trinity show up, together yet distinct, at Jesus’ baptism. As Jesus comes up from the water, the Spirit descends on Him like a dove while the voice of the Father is heard from heaven saying that He is pleased with His beloved Son who was on earth
(Mark 1:10–11) and Jesus reiterated the same when he told after his resurrection to give baptism to his new followers and disciples to provide them a seal of heavenly citizenship spiritually in the name of Trinity and not just his name (Matt 28:19-20). I think that you need to adjust and align your thinking according to the Word of God revealed in the Scriptures, and not try to change it the way you believe wrongly.

If Jesus Christ is ever your Lord
(1 Cor 12:3), He must be your God the Savior too (1 Tim 2:3), otherwise He cannot become your God and neither can the Father in heaven can become your God too (Matt 6:9; 1 John 2:23; 5:12). Then you must humble yourself as a sinner in need of the Savior before God the Father to become born again to gain the understanding of Jesus as both God and man (John 3:3). Anyone who just calls Jesus as Lord, Lord without ever knowing fully what it means to call Him as Lord and do the will of God will end up in hell fire just as it has been revealed by Jesus in the Bible, so it is better to turn to Jesus whole heartedly and do the commandments of God to know Jesus as your true Lord and Savior before it becomes too late in hell (Matt 7:21-29).

Trinity cannot be divided to become separate deities, and three separate god because of the lack of your understanding regarding the truth to wrongly believe that the Father God in heaven is the one God and Creator of all the universe without the structure of the Trinity behind him. Even the Jehovah Witness cult has been misled with the same problem of making Jesus to be just a man and servant of God and even a arch-angel like Michael or Gabriel, but nothing can be so far away from the truth as this is. So be beware of the last day deception and stand only in the truth of the Bible.

Much Blessings...


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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Am I The Only One Struggling As A Christian With Pronography And Masturbation?

I Want To Overcome Decades Of Porn And Masturbation Slavery In My Christian Life, What Should I Do?

Question: Am I the only one struggling as a Christian with Pornography and Masturbation? I want to overcome decades of porn and masturbation slavery in my Christian life, but I have falied again and again and again consistently, what should I do now?

Answer: Greetings in Jesus wonderful name!

I want you to take a challenge from today along with me as we will meditate upon Scriptures and will explain how we can be free from pornography and masturbation and finally pray to the Lord to overcome it for the Glory of God.

Let us start with a word of prayer today.

LET US PRAY: "Dear Heavenly Father, In the name of Jesus we come to your throne of grace to find mercy and grace as you have promised to give me your child in abundance so that I can become a overcomer and inherit your glory for eternity ahead (Heb 4:16; Rev 2;7, 11, 17, 26; 3:5, 12, 21). In Jesus name I pray, thank you and praise you for hearing me, Amen (John 16:23, 26-27; 14:14).

Let me start to tell you that you are not alone, many brethren around the world face the same problem in our generation. Apostle Peter clearly told, "8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary t
he devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 9 Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world. 10 But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you. 11 To Him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen." (1 Peter 5:8-11)

In the above verses we come to understand, that the porn and masturbation problem is not just for you, but it is there for all Christians and even for the best of them who have not been sober and vigilant enough to avoid the trap of the Satanic enemy because of believing the lies that he has probagated through out the world saying that it is not sin and it can be done moderately and no human can live without it. Another big lie of the devil is that, he promotes porn and masturbation saying, that it is the safest way to bring a release and stay safe from actual physical intercourse with the opposite gender and infidelity. But actually the lust which burns more and more in our heart as we enflame it through porn and masturnation will only move us closer and closer to the time of our fall in to physical infidelity both to our spouse and to God who demands holiness of heart from us.

Beliving the truth sets us free from bondage, it has been a long time you have struggled, the Lord wants you to be set free from it (John 8:32, 36). I want to speak about Clive Staples Lewis the great Man of God who was a British writer and lay theologian and the most famous and prolific Christian writer and scholar in modern history, because he shared his internal life struggle with both masturbation and pornography.

In The Book Weight of Glory, Lewis summarized a man’s battle with pornography as wanting to settle for rewards and satisfaction far below what God offers:

“If we consider the unblushing promises of reward and the staggering nature of the rewards promised in the Gospels, it would seem that our Lord finds our desires, not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.”

Lewis admitted to having a struggle with masturbation in his early years, and even confided in a personal letter to a friend:

“Lying on that study sofa…I had sensations which you can imagine. And at once I knew that the Enemy would take advantage of the vague longings and tendernesses to try and make me believe later on that he had the fulfillment that I really wanted. So I balked him by letting the longings go even deeper and turning my mind to the One, the real object of all desire, which (you know my view) is what we are really wanting in all wants… “ Here the One object of all desire is Jesus Christ whom C.S. Lewis is referring to as the Scripture also says it just like that (Hag 2:7). Looking upon Jesus Christ in all His glory and letting the longings go even deeper and turning our mind to the One as our Chief Shepherd who is only able to immensely satisfy can only make us to stay in the zone where we will have no want at all (1 Peter 5:4). Hallelujah!

Do We Realize The Evil Of Masturbation?

In another letter, he suggests that masturbation primarily results from a man’s desire to withdraw into his own selfish world.

“For me the real evil of masturbation would be that it takes an appetite which, in lawful use, leads the individual out of himself to complete (and correct) his own personality in that of another (and finally in children and even grandchildren) and turns it back; sends the man back into the prison of himself, there to keep a harem of imaginary brides.

And this harem, once admitted, works against his ever getting out and really uniting with a real woman.

For the harem is always accessible, always subservient, calls for no sacrifices or adjustments, and can be endowed with erotic and psychological attractions which no woman can rival.

Among those shadowy brides he is always adored, always the perfect lover; no demand is made on his unselfishness, no mortification ever imposed on his vanity.

In the end, they become merely the medium through which he increasingly adores himself…After all, almost the main work of life is to come out of our selves, out of the little dark prison we are all born in. Masturbation is to be avoided as all things are to be avoided which retard this process. The danger is that of coming to love the prison.”

We usually love ourselves (Mark 12:31), and that is the reason Jesus told us to learn to love others as ourselves (Matt 22:39). In other words, being a disciple of Jesus starts with forsaking ourselves and taking up our cross to crucify our selfish desires and instead let the desires of the nature of God to work through our lives (Matt 16:24; Gal 5:24; 2:20; 2 Peter 1:4).

In our generation because of the promotion of lust whereever we turn, and the free availability of porn in our society at our finger tips, there has come a time for the disciples to either stand up against feeding our passions as Christians for something that never satisfies through porn and masturbation, and therefore stand as a real man for Christ to deny it and make it starve to death our passions in order to lose our natural life for the sake of Jesus in order to find and save the life that comes from above (Luke 9:23-26).

As clear as a crystal, apostle Paul spoke to the Church saying, "Run from anything that stimulates youthful lusts. Instead, pursue righteous living, faithfulness, love, and peace. Enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts." (2 Tim 2:22, NLT). In other words there are three things that we should notice to practice to overcome both porn and masturbation in our lives, it is 1) Run from "Youthful lusts and passions", 2) Run to "righteous living, faithfulness, love and peace" and finally 3) Run with "those who call on the Lord with pure hearts." First aspect deals with strong decision to hate and keep our eyes and ears from exposing to lustsful things which is cutting our relationship with the world and the second aspect deals with increasing our relationship with God through meditating His Word and speaking back to Him in prayer through faith, and the third aspect deals with the relationship and fellowship with the people of God to be increased.

God has promised victory through sanctification of our spirit, soul and body till the day of rapture for all those who will trust and believe Him and choose to throw themselves at the mercy of God which has been revealed through the Word of God (1 Thess 5:23-24). If we choose to allow God to set us apart from the world of lies and slavery of sin and death that Satan and his demons propagate to mislead us in to bondage, then easily victory will be ours in Christ Jesus and we will live victoriously for the Glory of God in our lives. There is freedom for everyone who will choose not to love their dark prison of pornography and masturbation. Those who hate porn and masturbation are already out of danger and can surely improve their spiritual health soon enough to stand for Christ and be a blessing to others.

God's Grace Is Sufficient

Lewis admits that he didn’t understand why God does not always change a person’s desires all at once, but he had learned that God’s grace never failed.

“The evidence seems to be that God sometimes works such a complete metamorphosis and sometimes not. We don’t know why: God forbid we should presume it went by merit.

He never in my unmarried days did it for me. He gave me–at least and after many ups and down, the power to resist the temptation so far as the act was concerned. He never stopped the recurrent temptations, nor was I guarded from the sin of mental consent. I don’t mean I wasn’t given sufficient grace. I mean that I sometimes fell into it, grace or no…

The great discovery for me was that the attack does not last forever. It is the devil’s lie that the only escape from the tension is through yielding.”

When apostle Paul prayed and prayed and prayed to God persistently and asked him to shield him from the demonic attack which acted as a thorn in the flesh, God said, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” (2 Cor 12:9). Yes a believer who finds porn and masturbation to have enslaved him or her, it is indeed a attack of his being in Christ, against which the attack cannot last forever, instead the realease will come at the right time, if they have yielded to temptation then it will come with wordly sorrow and grief and regret and guilt of having done it all and have wasted something precious, a feeling of which will want us to flee away from God in our unworthiness (Gen 3:10), or else a victorious lively feeling of love and fellowship continuing with God which will bring more joy, more peace and more righteousness in to our lives when we overcome without yielding in to temptation (Jam 1:13-16, 12; 1 Cor 10:13; Rom 14:17; 1 John 1:3-4).

Even if you have failed God a thousand times or even a million times in your life as a Christian, God's grace will never fail you, but it is up to you to use the grace to overcome sin by rejecting the self and the flesh which operates in the sin nature (1 Cor 15:10; 2 Cor 6:1), and instead partake in the nature of God through faith in His promises. God sometimes delivers us instantly from sin and at other times He lets us struggle through it for long so that we might become merciful towards those who struggle like us and bring comfort to help them walk in deliverance (2 Cor 1:20, 3-4; Heb 4:15).

So the key to overcome this habit of pornography and masturbation is through coming to the throne of grace and confessing our sins to God, so that we can be made free from the power of sin to help us walk in His light again by realizing the power of grace which cleanses our conscience through Christ's blood spiritually and again makes us serve our living and loving God (Heb 4:16; 1 John 1:9; Rom 6:14; Heb 9:14).

I speak GRACE, GRACE, GRACE TO THE MOUNTAINS of porn and masturbation YOU ARE FACING and have faced till now in all the decades behind by the Spirit (Zec 4:6-7), and I command it to flee you in Jesus wonderful name (Matt 21:21-22). Amen! We praise you and thank you Lord of all the heavens and the earth for victory in my life!

You Can Find Freedom In Christ Jesus Always!

Accept the truth that you are struggling with sin of pornography and masturbation, don’t buy the lie that it is somehow really healthy for you or harmful for you to avoid. Both extremes are not at all right. In fact, by training your brain to not retreat into fantasy or in many cases pornography followed by masturbation, you are training yourself to be the man you ought to be: someone whose sexuality is truly relational, intimate, and giving, not just a solo experience of that dark prison of self that will retard or delay the process of deliverance and freedom from it.

Science shows us that acting out with pornography taps into our powerful neurochemistry, and this can quickly lead a person to use porn habitually. Much like a drug, the chemicals that fire when watching porn cause the brain to increasingly crave it until eventually it can feel almost impossible to break free.

The more frequently men view pornography and then masturbate, the more they are likely to say they are less satisfied with sex and relationships. This is a universal fact that researchers have come to accept scientifically. So there can be no virtue or improving sexual performance and intensity through watching pornography, infact it has the power to break our life and family to lead us in to darkness and prison life. The habit of pornography and masturbation makes the persons who view it on sceen to forget the fact that they are not “imaginary”; but rather they are images of God exploited for the purpose of profit on the side of the makers and again re-exploited for their own selfish end on the side of the viewers. Mostly those used to masturbation and pornography tend to isolate themselves as they are seeking their own desire to be fulfilled instead of God's desire for them to raise a family to love as He had love them unconditionally for the Glory of God (Prov 18:1). For those that are married, this “harem of imaginary brides” demeans and degrades the spouse who in a weird twist of emotions, start to feel unworthy to sleep with her man, because of the reason that she has not been unable to look like those women on the screen and are not able to perform like them, thus totally causing the disintegration of the oneness of the spouse with himself that God had gifted in reality to be a family through marriage for His Glory (Gen 2:24-25; Eph 5:28). For those that are single as well as the married who are caught in this deception and lies of a better life in pornography and masturbation, this “harem of imaginary brides” diminishes the capacity for deep friendship and therefore will cause harms to our ability to strengthen the ties of friendship leave alone intimacy within marriage.

So it is never too late to turn to Christ and His way of practicing purity with the people of God through denying the flesh and taking up our cross of fulfilling the will of God for our lives. It is high time to take out that one foot we kept in the world and the other within the Kingdom of God, which we thought will be ok to God and ok to our spirituality too. But infact, the truth stands that the one who makes friendship with the world makes himself an enemy of God, so we should take now a strong stand not to love the world and its passing away lust that operates within us (1 John 2:15-17; Jam 4:4). We cannot walk hand in hand with Jesus and have the other hand with Satan, so love not the world and period. Pornography and Masturbation are the part of the world which operates by the lust of the flesh and lust of the eyes, and it is not the will of God and therefore should be dealt with iron hand without a doubt to throw these abominations out of our life and family, so that we can truly be blessed by God in every area of our lives (Matt 5:27-30, 31-32; Gen 24:1). The great cause of divorces in family life is caused by lust of pornography and masturbation, and that is why Jesus spoke about spiritual adultery in the heart and then immediately spoke about the subject of divorce for any cause other than immorality done physically as adultery before God.

May we learn to hate that which God hates and choose to love that which God loves, God hates sin but loves the sinners like us. So let us love those who have faltered in this area of their life, and let us repent if we have been involved in such areas that are abominable to God and take it seriously enough to flush it out of our system completely and remain blessed in Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior. Amen!

LET US FINISH WITH A WORD OF PRAYER: Dear Heavenly Father, I come to you again in the name of Jesus my Lord and Savior, now I clearly understand how pornography and masturbation is totally against your will for my life. I ask pardon and confess to you that I have sinned against you and heaven. But I thank you that you have faithfully forgiven my transgression through my Lord Jesus Christ, and now I ask you to help me overcome the lust which you hate and that which belong to the world which is your enemy. Help me love your word and consistently pray to you to find mercy and grace in time of need and thus overcome the temptations that I will face from now on in my daily life. Help me be accountable to you and to people around me and take all the lies of the enemy out of my mind, let me grow in the mind of Christ which is loving, powerful and sound enough to guide me from within in to a prosperous and blessed life through the Holy Spirit. From now on let me reject the passions and feelings that come from within to enslave me and let me look to your promises with faith in my heart to experience the overcoming power that you have for me to live a victorious life. Amen! Thank you Jesus!  

Much Blessings....


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Saturday, January 18, 2020

What About The Seventh Day Sabbath? (I.E..) The Doctrine Of Saturday Sabbath.

Sabbath Day Is On Saturday From Creation, Christians Changed It To Sunday Erroneously? Is That Right?

Question: Would you please address the doctrine of the Sabbath being only on Saturday! For the sake of young Christians from being confused in Amercia where, we who have the Church on Sunday have been called pagan. I believe that is not right, because we are losing our identity as Christians and are latching on to a unbiblical Jewish identity that places a yoke on many of us who try to adhere to it. In fact, I felt we are going backwards and not forward as Christian doing these things. Can you see the problem in it?

Answer: Greetings in Jesus wonderful name!

The very word Sabbath does come from the Hebrew verb
'Sabat' which means 'to stop, to cease, or to keep.' Its theological meaning is rooted in God's rest following the six days of creation (Gen 2:2-3).

What was the reason God rested, was he tired of creating everthing on six days that he wanted rest apart from which he could not create further because of strengthlessness?

The Bible answers this question saying,
"Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth does not become tired or grow weary; There is no searching of His understanding." (Isa 40:28, AMP).

So from the above we can clearly know that God rested for a reason other than tiredness as he never gets tired at all no matter what. Jesus answered so clearly about Sabbath to describe the purpose for which Sabbath came in to existence by saying,
"The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath." (Mark 2:27). So the day of Sabbath was created for humans to take rest and it was not for God, but he was involved in that rest as he wanted to have fellowship and intimacy with humans who were created in his image, so that he could srengthen them to fulfill His purpose for their lives.

For 5 days God created all other things conducive for the survival of man, but on the sixth day God created animals the companion of man and also atlast man and the woman for whom all things were made, so humans were the crown Jewel of God's creation
(Gen 2:20-25; ). In fact, the first day after creation for humans is the Sabbath day of rest. God wanted humans to take rest first in fellowship and intimacy with Him (Gen 3:8), and out of that spritiual supernatural strength that gets recharged in them, he wanted them to work for Him the rest of the six days (Gen 2:2-3).

Hence the Bible reveals,
"And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. 3 Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made." (Gen 2:2-3), God blessed the Seventh day specifically and seperated it to become holy and set apart so that humans could realize that God was waiting for them on this day to talk with them, walk with them hand in hand and experience their love and fellowship with which He would be able to recharge them with the blessings of His Divine Wisdom and guidance and love for the rest of the week.

Even before giving the law of Moses to people, we see God insisting them and reminding them one of the most important law to keep because it relates to the very purpose of his creation,
" 8 “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the LORD your God. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates. 11 For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it." (Exod 20:8-11). This was the fourth of the tenth commandments that God gave for his people to keep through Moses. Thus we come to understand that "on the seventh day" no one should work which includes stranger and cattle within the gates of His people. Thus the reason God blessed the seventh day and set it apart from the rest of the week is to make humans realize their need for fellowship with God, apart from which, the reason for their existence will become blurred to make them purposeless and vague in living life as a routine.

The religious people who worked their way through their labor to please God actually made people to carry heavy load that they themselves were not able to carry, thus bringing a meaning to life that man was made for Sabbath to keep it holy and please God through it
(Acts 15:10; Mark 2:27), when the real purpose for Sabbath is that it was made for humans so that they could rest in faith and have time to think about God and have fellowship with Him, so that they could live a specially blessed life for the rest of the week in God's strength.

Jews Or Christians, Who Is Right? 

The Jews still consider and keep the Sabbath from Friday evening to Saturday evening, as the Jewish day starts from the evening and continue in the morning to become one whole day at the end of the next sunset, so a day starts from sunset and ends with the next sunset
(Gen 1:5; Matt 28:1).

So we know that the Jews have kept the Sabbath from the day of creation to the present time only on friday evening to the saturday evening.

Then why we Christians are keeping it on Sunday?

Here it is, the Jews keep the Law of the letter given through Moses, but the Christians keep it on Sunday by the Law of the Spirit who appointed it because it was the day of the risen Lord Jesus Christ who rose on it
(Rev 1:10), which is always acceptable to God as it is kept in the spirit (John 1:17). In other words, God brought a new law of life through grace (Rom 6:14; 8:2), that superseded the power of the law of the letter which is called as law of sin and death. In other words, the letter and law of Moses kills the life of God as it demands holiness without giving humans the power to keep it, but thank God, the law of life gives us life everlasting through the Spirit of God and He helps us keep the law of God that comes to us moment by moment in our spirit (John 4:22-24). So what the Lord has taught about the Sabbath day the Jews have kept it from the time the law of Moses was given to them through him, but now a hour has come that the true worshipers of God have started to worship Him in their spirit within, and the truth of it that has been revealed through Jesus Christ. Now God Himself as the Father of all is seeking only such worshipers to worship Him as God Himself is Spirit to us who is withus and in us and upon us (John 14:17; 1:8), and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth only.

In other words, the Christians no more believe in the letter of the law like the Jews who keep the law by their strength to please God
(2 Cor 3:6), but rather by the law of the Spirit who guides them to keep the law of the Spirit which is the direct instructions that comes to them from the Lord through the Word of God and not apart from them like Jesus was guided by the law of the Spirit (Heb 8:11; Jer 31:34; Matt 4:4; Luk 4:4; 1 John 2:27). In fact, if you take the letter of the Law, Jesus intentionally broke the letter many times by healing on the Sabbath and did not keep it by the letter but by the law of the Spirit of life.

These are the perfect 7 instances in which Jesus Christ our Lord broke the law of the letter on Sabbath, but by being directed by the Spirit kept the law of the Spirit which superceded the law of sin and death
(Rom 13:14; Gal 5:16, 18), Jesus healed Simon Peter’s mother-in-law (Mark 1:29-31), Jesus healed a man with a withered hand (Mark 3:1-6), Jesus healed a man born blind (John 9:1-16), Jesus healed a crippled woman (Luke 13:10-17), Jesus healed a man with dropsy (Luke 14:1-6), Jesus drove out an evil spirit (Mark 1:21-28) and Jesus healed a lame man by the pool of Bethesda (John 5:1-18). Whenever we hear of Jesus entering a synagogue or leaving it, it must be a day of Sabbath which is Friday evening sundown to Saturday evening sundown which is 24 hours time. On that day the Jews will gather in the Synagogue and will read the Scriptures corporately and will also pray corporately. Then the law will be discussed and communicated through a sermon within it for edification to the hearers of it. Once it is over, they will leave the synagogue and keep the law they have learned for the rest of the week. 

Live By The Spirit, Not By The Law!

Since we as Christians are living by the Spirit, we have been instructed to follow the Spirit's leading in every part of our lives so that we can continue to remain free from the law of the letter which says if we sin we will die, even though if we keep the whole law and fail in just one commandment it is as though we have failed keeping it in the right way altogether
(Gal 5:25; Rom 8:2; 6:23; Jam 2:10). Any person who keeps the whole law and fails in just one commandment is guilty of breaking all the law, therefore we come to understand that the law of the letter was given by God to make us be convicted of sin and keep us from transgression until we receive Christ, and also until Christ is formed in us (Gal 3:19; Rom 7:7, 13; Gal 3:24-25, 4:19). So Sabbath keeping is the only law that has not been repeated by the apostles in the New Testament, because of being led by the law of the Spirit of life.

It is the same with Jesus who never repeated it for his disciples and never insisted on keeping it by the letter of the law even one time, instead he defended his disciples when they broke the letter of the law for the law of faith to be kept
(Matt 12:1-8; Mark 2:23-28; Luke 6:1-5).

Why did Jesus Christ who did not break even one law of God in his whole life, to have no sin and did no sin, did break the law of the letter?

He did it to show to people that He is the Lord of Sabbath and that Man was not made for Sabbath, but rather Sabbath was made for Man
(Mark 2:27-28). In other words, Jesus the Christ our Lord and Savior being the very Creator (Colossians 1:16; John 1:3), He is the One who created the Sabbath by resting on it and he has the right to instruct his creations to keep it the way he wants (Genesis 2:2-3).

That means, what is the way Jesus wants his new creations to keep the Sabbath then
(2 Cor 5:17)? He wants us Christians to keep the Sabbath in the new and living way which is a perpetual Sabbath of internal joy in the Lord and peace in Him always at all times no matter what circumstances or feelings we go through (Heb 4:9-11; Matt 11:28-30; Luke 9:23-26; 1 Thess 5:16-18; Php 4:4). This internal rest is the new living way Jesus has consecrated for us through his holy sinless work, which was accepted by God the Father in heaven, which gives us the right to enter the holy of holies in heaven through his name and faith in his name through our spirit within any moment any time any place (Heb 10:20; 2 Cor 3:6; Rom 6:4; John 4:24). Hallelujah!

So unlike the Jews who still keep the external Sabbath, the Christians are supposed to keep the Sabbath internally all the time for the Glory of God. So Sabbath day for Christians is not just on Sunday because of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus on that day which made the first century Christians to gather together on that day, but should be extending in to all the days of the week internally. In short, Christians can keep a day of rest officially on any days of the week specially to meditate on the Word of God and gather together to worship the Lord and pray both corporately and privately to keep it for the Glory of God.

For example, Christianity is not just a national religion like the Jewish religion, but it is a global religion in all the countries of the world which includes the nation of Israel
(Matt 28:19-20; Mark 16:15-18; Luke 24:46-49). So what about the Christians living in Saudi or UAE, as they do have leave or rest day from work on friday as it is a Islamic country? Yes they can worship the Lord Jesus on Friday and celebrate it as the Sabbath day. What about the Christians who live in the nation of Israel? Yes they can keep the Sabbath from Friday evening to Saturday evening as that is the day where they will be able to gather together to worship the Lord Jesus without any hindrance. What about all other countries Christians and non-Christians have the Roman calender Sunday as the one day day-off officially for the work week? These Christians can gather on Sundays just like the apostles did, and celebrate the Sabbath day on the Lord's day because they too were under the Roman calender.

We strive as Christians not to enter the Sabbath day rest of one day with God and six days of work like in the Old Testament times, but we strive to enter in to the perpetual rest of Christ's righteousness, joy and peace that He has bought for us by paying it with his own life on the Cross
(Rom 10:17; 1 Cor 1:30-31; 2 Cor 10:17), so that we who believe Him can remain in that spiritual rest as we strive to enter in to it for the rest of our life through our humility and meekness (Matt 11:29-30; Jam 4:4-8). This internal rest in our soul is the Canaan land of milk and honey that God has promised to give us spiritually if we strive to enter it diligently by faith like Joshua and Caleb did by believing the promises of God given to us through the Bible. This place of rest is where no sinful and demonic giants of Canaan that brings slavery and curses in to our lives are slain by the power of God through the Armor of God worn by faith (Eph 6:10-20; Rom 6:14). This is true Sabbath for us Christians which is totally internal to our life and living, and not external like for the Jews who keep the Sabbath from sun down Friday evening to Saturday sun down evening.

So the bottom line is, Christians have not changed the Jewish Sabbath from Saturday to Sunday, but rather they have kept the Sabbath day as the Lord's Resurrection day not to keep it with the letter of the Law like the Jews, but with the law of the Spirit which means to remember the resurrection of Jesus forever, they appointed the available day of Sunday which was a holiday throughout the Roman Empire during those times to, edify one another and fellowship with one another so that they could together grow spiritually to glorify God together and collect treasures in heaven 
(Heb 10:25). Even that was not a law to keep as Christ is the end of all law for righteousness (Rom 10:4), but rather it was a principle agreed upon through mutual agreement in the Spirit for the Glory of God that has been kept ever since (Acts 15:22-29).

Be A Christian Of The New Testament, And Not Try To Become A Jew Of The Old Testament

In the Old Testament times, the Jews tried to spread and prosetelyse through the law throughout the world without ever keeping it perfectly in their own lives which made them hypocrites and they all came severly under the rebuke of Jesus especially the religious class of his times who thought that they were righteous before God just because they kept the law of the letter to the smallest dots
(Matt 23:15, 23, 26-27; John 5;39; Rom 2:1, 17-24). For the first time in history, the nation of Israel has come legitimately and prophetically in these end times, and the Christians of America who want to blindly think that whatever Jewish is right, they have made the mistake of first century Messianic Christians who got saved by faith and wanted to perfect themselves through keeping the law and the sabbaths and the feasts, the same rebuke of Paul the apostle still stands, "O Foolish Christians, you who have been saved by faith, how you can even think that you can become perfected by works of the law?" (Gal 3:3, Paraphrased).

The Jewish nation needs a revival and restoration to turn to the Lord and it will happen as prophecied by Jesus at the coming of the Lord for a thousand years reign
(Psa 118:26; Matt 23:39; Rom 11:26-27; Zech 12:10-11). Until that time a great deception will come upon them to keep the law of the letter like never before, and also they will try in their pride to belittle the good news of Jesus Christ and persecute the Christians openly driven by the spirit of Antichrist (Rev 3:9-10), and it is prophetic that Christians are slowly losing their own identity and are being deceived by turning away from the simple gospel of Christ that has brought justification and life eternal to us all through the precious work of Christ on the cross (2 Cor 11:2-4). So we as Christians should not get involved very much in to political support for Israel and lose the spiritual identity of our own selves as Christians. We should balance our preference for political support based on how well we are able to promote the Gospel and the freedom to spread it, and not based on blind belief that the Jews are more favored than the gentile nations of the world. In fact, they are truly favored among the nations of the world, but the one nation that stands above it is the Church of the living God (Matt 21:43), the pillar and ground of the truth where in the name of Jesus every knee should bow in the Spiritual world which rules the physical world of people (1 Tim 3:15-16; Php 2:9-11; Acts 19:11-20). Hallelujah! Amen.

A Christian should never go backwards by trying to become a Jew which is impossible as it is by birth or even relate with a Jew to become a proselyte to receive earthly blessings, but through belief we as Christians should understand that the Church will rule this present earth through the nation of Israel under it from the New Earth and New Heaven for a thousand years time, after which the people who are saved at that time of the end of all things will get resurrected at the end before the white throne judgment and will come to live with the Church in its eternal glory
(2 Peter 3:10-13; Rev 3:7-13; 20:7-15; 21:22-23, 24-26). Glory to God! Hallelujah!

The Church is now seated in the heavenlies with Christ, and therefore it needs to be faithful to the Lord in order to stand tall in the end times without being deceived by the message of works and all inter-religious works of all religious faith which is being promoted in all the world by the spirit of Antichrist
(Eph 1:20-23; 2:5-7; 1 Cor 15:33). Watch and pray till the rapture takes place, is the humble and specific command and request made by the Lord to his church to overcome deception of the end time and the falling away from the faith through works based peace and safety message of the end that will be promoted by Antichrist (2 Thess 2:3; 1 Thess 5:3; 4:14-18). To be a meditative Christian of the prophetic Scripture and through it continuing to be a prayerful Christian will be the key to be a true Christian of the end times.

A true Christian is humble and meek like Jesus Christ at heart, but in reality he is above the Jew in the spiritual realm which influences this physical realm
(Matt 11:28-30; Acts 19:13-15; Gal 3:7, 26-29; Eph 6:15-16). The true Israel of God are only those sons of God who are saved by faith, the rest even though they might be Jews will end up in hell fire if not saved by faith (Matt 8:12). The law is only a school master that tries to teach the student of its class to choose Christ which is the end of all, but the keeping the law will never save a single human and it is by faith in the Scripture alone, in Christ alone, through grace alone for the glory of God alone that all humans can be saved for eternity! That is why the Church of the end will stand uniquely with this message if it understands the real standing where it is placed in Christ, and thus Sabbath keeping comes in the category of keeping the law and is not of faith (Gal 3:12). It can never be entertained as a law, but it can be kept as a principle of life to rest like God rested one day out of seven days to be rejuvenated spiritually, physically, socially, soulishly and financially to face the world for the next six days by the strength of God working through us. But the Sabbath day cannot be kept as a law but only in the spirit (Col 2:16-23; Rom 14:6, 7-8), as the first testmant is becoming obsolete and growing old day by day to vanish away for ever because the new testament has been introduced already to the Church and through it, it will be introduced to the nation of Israel for the Millenium rule of Jesus Christ along with the Church, and then to the whole world through the nation of Israel (Heb 8:11-13; Jer 31:33; Zec 14:9; Isa 2:3; Mic 4:2). Glory!!! Hallelujah!

Much Blessings....


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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Why Jesus Taught Us To Pray For God's Will To Be Done On Earth, Which Makes Us Think Who Rules The Earth Now?

Who Is Ruling This Earth Now, Is It Humans, Satan or God?

Question: Who is ruling this earth, is it humans, Satan or God? If God word claims that He does whatever pleases him Psa 135:6 in all the Universe, then why did Jesus teach us to pray to God the Father, "Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven."?

Answer: Greetings in Jesus wonderful name!

Humans cannot rule the earth without God, God will not rule the earth without humans. God sovereignly already rules the whole earth and the entire universe from the outside-in
(Dan 4:34-37), but spiritually He was able to rule humans from inside out only when the Kingdom of God invaded the earth realm through Jesus Christ, through whom the whole people of God were able to choose voluntarily to pray the "Kingdom of God" to rule their lives on earth as it is in heaven (Matt 6:9-15). We should not mix both the aspect and get confused about God's rule on earth. Now the Kingdom of God is God's rulership within us through which God rules the environment around us in which we live, thus making us the salt and light of the Lord in this world of darkness (Matt 5:13-16; Luke 17:21).

Where does the angels stand in this scenario?

Two third of the good angels are still obedient to God since the beginning of time, and one third of the angels have rebelled along with Satan to form a rebellious kingdom of darkness which promotes nothing but only lies and deceit to show two faces to everyone
(Rev 12:4; John 8:44). Satan's Kingdom operates by deceit towards humans and God as a intermediary, but he cannot boast about any power apart from God which he knows very well (Heb 2:5).

Why has God allowed this liar and deceiver to have free reign to influence humans and boast before humans a dark Kingdom which He even boasted before Jesus Christ the first sinless man on earth who regained the authority on earth which Adam lost to this insidious being called Satan 'the rebel and deceiver and tempter'
(Matt 4:8-9; Luke 4:6-7)?

God has allowed the evil fallen angels to rule through unsaved people on earth who were in rebellion to his Kingdom ways, and thus He recruited a people of faith from that day when Cain killed Abel, thus Seth through to Father Abraham were all appointed for a New Creation, and God through Him seperated a nation of the people of God physically from the outside-in through the circumcision and the Law of Moses. And through them He brought the one and only Messiah of the whole world who became the perfect, apointed and accepted Mediator between God and man who is Jesus Christ, as this happened nearly two thousand years earlier
(Luke 1:68-72; 1 Tim 2:3-6). And now for the next 2000 years through Him God has been recruiting Kingdom citizens to colonize and inhabit the New Heaven and New Earth of which we are part of that glorious plan to fullfill God's purpose (2 Cor 5:17-19). Hallelujah!

So the bottomline is, God has set a time for the angelic deceit to be used for His purpose and it is nearing the end for the beginning of the New Era of the New Heaven and New Earth towards which the Church is going and looking forward to day by day through their lifestyle and sacrifice and prayer and watchfulness
(Mark 1:24; Matt 8:29; Rev 3:10-11; Luke 21:36).

So the Kingdom of darkness can boast through lies and deceit among humans who are willing to be deceived by its lies, but not before God who still rules the universe sovereignly under which these insidious and sadistic spirits deceitfully operates
(Rom 6:12; 2 Cor 4:4). I mean Satan will do one thing on earth and will speak something else before God about the people whom they are watching over and ruling deceitfully, to get power on their behalf from God and use it to build their own kingdom of darkness (Job 1:6-12, 13-19; 2:1-7).

Satan knows that his time is up, that is why evil like the water of the seas is rising up so fast after the year 2000 A.D. to the present time to fill the world in immorality like never before just in one generation of ours
(Rev 12:12). Like in the days of Noah, because the wickedness of humans have become great in this earth through every intent of the thoughts of his heart becoming more and more evil and only evil like never before resulting in violence and more brutal violence, the time of judgment for this world has come and that the wrath of God is ready to be unloosed in our generation (Gen 5:5-6, 11-12, 13; Luke 17:26-30). God has no one to compete with, He rules the whole universe under His authority. He has a clear cut PLAN and BLUE PRINT in heaven, according to which the whole world is MOVING TOWARDS DAY BY DAY. He is never taken by surprise. We humans are the real target of His love for which He bears mercifully and kindly all the abuses of Satan and his evil workers knowingly even to the extent of giving himself for us through His only begotten Son JESUS CHRIST our Lord and Savior (Rom 8:31-32; 2 Peter 3:7-9, 15-16, 17; 2 Cor 11:14-15).

Let us look forward with rapturous excitement towards the New Heaven and New Earth and choose to live a God fearing and a holy life in this perverse generation of ours which is ready for the Wrath of God to be set loose over the entire earth, of which God has promised to rescue us and all the Church saints in all the world out of it and glorify Himself through it all. GLORY TO GOD!

Yes the Word of God thunders saying,
"Whatever the LORD pleases He does, in heaven and in earth, in the seas and in all deep places." (Psa 135:6). This does mean that, God's blueprint that has been planned in eternity past will only be surely executed now and forever both in the present and also in the future eternity ahead. God is never taken by surprise because History is HIS-STORY! The future that God has spoken about is as sure as the past and the present because in His sovereignty God is the director of the whole program of the entire universe, and that includes the angels in heaven and also the humans on earth. A Director has a story in which the actors voluntarily is invited to take part, but among its midst a rebel with a seperate story of his own promises greater reward and invites angels to form a seperate kingdom and he deceitfully recruits for his own kingdom against the will of the owner, and in reply to him the owner director lets him continue until his legal timeline appointed get over, in the midst of it the Director of the story then bring in his own only begotten Son and recruit a seperate group of people to join in voluntarily as actors and run his purpose on earth and continue his will for the entire creation. Now humans decide which side they want to be, either on God's side or the other side by rejecting God's call for holiness.

Satan can work against God only deceitfully by influencing humans whom God loves by swaying them to do his own will through influencing them by the sin nature within, and not openly in rebellion because he does not have the power to withstand Him even for a fraction of second. Jesus taught us to pray to the Father, 'Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven,' which indicates that man has a will influenced by sin nature naturally through which he can reject God's will, or can submit voluntarily as Jesus taught to God's rulership and authority by rejecting the sin nature to do God's will and ask God to lead him to do His will for him and his family on earth as God has written and foreordained in his original purpose for him in heaven. So humans who are saved to inherit God's nature now on earth remains the cynosure of all angels in heaven because they become one with God in their spirit
(1 Peter 1:12; 1 Cor 6:17). Like a cat that rejects and jumps out itself from getting stuck in the gutter and cleans itself, the believer chooses to jump out and ask God to cleanse him from getting stuck in the gutter of sin that He hates, but a unsaved person's sin nature guides him into it like that of a pig's nature that loves to roll in to the gutter of sin and all filth of the flesh. Thus asking God personally to help them fulfill His will for their lives on earth doesn't dispute the Sovereign rulership of God which is there already over all the earth without human participation in it, instead it reinforces it and accepts that in the personal life of people they can willingly by their own choice choose to follow God's way of rejecting their own will and carry their own cross to follow God's will in the path of God their Savior Jesus Christ (Matt 11:28-30; Luke 9:23-26).

God is the greatest gentleman who never forces his will upon people, no matter what. He has not created robots, but humans in his image who have the capacity to choose the right and reject the wrong or atleast ask His help to overcome the wrong they do powerlessly as a slave of sin
(Gen 4:7; John 8:34). Even people who go to hell, go there because God respect's their choice to let them live their desire, (i.e.) without God and his goodness which cannot be seperated, as many deceived people will only come to realize later in hell that God and his goodness cannot be seperated unlike on earth where they have enjoyed it freely, inspite of them being either good or bad (Matt 5:45, 48; 1 Tim 6:17).

So we should never mix God's sovereign rulership over the earth with the personal rulership of God over humans through which He is able to subdue all rebellion on earth
(Php 3:21). Thus mixing two different things and confusing both these corporate and personal rulership of God together to get confused should be avoided.

Satan's kingdom of darkness is pseudo rulership which is allowed by God in his permissive will and not perfect will until the judgment comes where all angles will be judged by the saints before the White throne final judgment of all humankind, where justice will take place once and for all time
(1 Cor 6:2-3; Rev 20:10-11). Satan and his demons biggest fear is not power but hearing the truth that Jesus has revealed that they are all sham who deceitfully live on other humans property and prosperity because of their ignorance, and the demonic realm is increasingly upset and angry because more people are choosing God and His ways to get saved through Jesus Christ and live forever with God in this 21st Century generation of ours, and so he is swaying the masses in to great deceit in these end of the end times because they know that their time is going to end in a few years or maximum decades in our generation (Rev 12:12).


Now Jesus Christ who had become a Mediator between God and humans have started to rule the new creation of God from within the people of God to influence the earth and recruit more people in to the Kingdom of God to colonize the New Earth and New Heaven, from which the Kingdom of God will inceasingly rule the present earth more than ever before forever and ever, and all rebellion will be subdued on this present earth through them. GLORY TO GOD!

Much Blessings....


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