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Prophecy’s Extra Oil 60: What is Yours IS God’s
©copyright 2010 Bonita M Quesinberry
Chili, Sat. 02/27, 3:34am US ET, several 5.5 quakes before M8.8 quake felt as far as Argentina, then more than 90 aftershocks up to M6.9, more than 700 dead, toll rising, 2M people affected, 500K homes severe damage, 1M w/o power in Santiago, Chilean Pres declares disaster/requests help— suggest help of doctors, temporary shelters, clean up, food, water, generators— quake 800 times more powerful than 2004 Indian Ocean M9.7 quake—tsunami struck 12 nations, 285K killed— due to land movement in all directions, tectonic plates moved the length of 400 miles rather than length of feet as in 2004; Juan Fernandez Island 7.7-ft tsunami kills 6, 11-missing, smaller tsunami hit Chili coast;
——New Zealand hit w/first tsunami wave; Hawaii, tsunami traveling up to 600mph sounds alarms-evacuate to high ground—first wave just after 1:25pm US PST, 1st wave about 3-ft then several insignificant; Pacific Basin Coasts quake/tsunami warnings include all So. America, MX, CA, OR, WA, Canada, Alaska coastlines; damages likely as moves west-north-south, first wave small then huge follow: late Sat, tsunami warnings cancelled;
——So. Europe, storm batters, at least 58 dead; US, NE suffering from record breaking snow storms, winds to 70mph, thousands w/o power, at least 1 dead; Marie Osmond teen son dead-suicide; Toyota, at least 56 deaths reported due to brake/accelerator issues; GM, recalling 1.5M Chev/Pontiac; Haiti, death toll now over 200K, need medicines; Chili, copper prices spike after quakes
—— Significant February earthquakes: 02/04 M5.9 No. California; 02/18 M6.9 China-Russia-No.Korea borders; 02/26 M7.0 Ryukyu Islands-Japan; 02/27 M8.8 Chili; 02/28 Quakes in last 7 days worldwide M5.4+ total 312, of 52 US States last 7 days M1.0+ total 1180 quakes. No available data for magnitudes below 1.0
——New Volcano Activity/Unrest: Tanzania, Ecuador, Montserrat, New Britain
Ongoing Activity: Bougainville, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia), Hawaii (USA), Central Kamchatka (Russia), Kyushu, Ecuador, Central Kamchatka (Russia), Ryukyu Islands (Japan), Sumatra (Indonesia), Ecuador (repeats indicate more than 1 volcano in area)
2010 is already into March and TSaS still has two Sisters in dire need, noted in Sabbath Extra Oil 59: no response from our brothers and sisters. It would seem that March is a very good time to revive God’s 2006 lesson on giving. First, however, TSaS should have made it clear that our two Sisters did NOT ask for help; we simply know of their validated, very urgent needs. We pray that our brothers and sisters will “march” to the plate by giving as much as they can because “there is need” amidst our own.
As a reminder, if you wish to help our two Sisters— Sacramento needs financial help, abused Tampa needs financial-apartment-furniture—by reply to this post, put “Love to Give” in the subject line, then specify which of the sisters or both you wish to help: TSaS will reply with the name(s) and address(es) needed. We feel that you might be more comfortable sending aid directly to our Sisters, instead of going through TSaS. If not, we will joyfully forward your aid to each of them as you direct.
LOVE TO GIVE
©copyright 2006 Bonita M Quesinberry
“Tis the season to give!” This is a commercial we hear only when there is a catastrophic event or man’s holidays roll around each year, plus birthdays and wedding anniversaries along with parents’ days. Each are man’s traditions— not God’s— yet most are designated Christian, despite pagan origins to false gods: Christmas and its flashy tree, Valentine’s Day throw-away hearts, stuffed Easter bunnies and eggs, Thanksgiving’s food obesity, birthdays, anniversaries. God deems self-involvement as the abomination of idolatry.
God has a different judgment about giving and, certainly, unmitigated wrath regarding heathen festivals; albeit, the latter is not the purpose of this treatise, which latter was addressed in a previous lesson: “Christ’s Birth, Death and Resurrection.” As far as God is concerned “every day is the season to give!” Sadly, it is not happening in the world, with the exception of only a few people who do help daily. God also reminded us that “everything is mine” by virtue of the fact He created everything and everything we have, including wages, were His first: all He asks in return of that is akin to income taxes, which His never exceeds 10%; albeit, there is a 5% penalty if not paid timely.
As God’s congregation, we need to stop this crime against God: in our midst are those “ignoring” a brother or sister’s needs. It is all too common! We also are instructed to “lend but do not borrow.” It is good to understand the weightier matters about giving and lending within the congregation: giving means expecting nothing in return and lending means that the borrower obviously would be able to repay at some point in time: we are instructed not to charge our brethren interest fees. Interest is charged only to those not of God; and, it should not be a rate higher than God’s own 10%; more is usury, for which the world’s lending institutions and governments are famous.
Jesus instructed, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” He went on to say, “Give to him that asks something from you, and do not turn away he who wants to borrow from you, even if it is your enemy; for if you love only those who love you, there is no reward for you: even the wicked love those who love them, yet their reward is destruction.
“Do good and lend, expecting nothing in return; then your reward will be great as children of the Highest, for you will have done as God does, who is kind even to the unthankful and the wicked while they are here.
“Give, and men shall give to you in good measure, pressed down and shaken together and running over. By the same measure you give, the same shall be measured out to you again; and the Father in heaven shall give good things to them that ask of Him.” (paraphrased Acts 20:35; Matthew 6:42-46; 7:11-12; Luke 6:29-35,38). Christ also said to give good to our enemies: give them drink or food or clothing or all things needed, even lend to them. “Needs” are the basics of life; “Wants” are frivolous and selfish.
Some of the blessings received from giving are that others will give in return, not necessarily the same as we gave nor even from those to whom we gave; then shall our Father give in return to the giver. Caution: the above verses reveal truth in the adage, “What goes around comes around.” If we give evil by denying those in need, it will come back to bite us harder than they who had need. More so, in giving from the heart there also are blessings to the giver on emotional and spiritual levels.
Emotional level: no one gains good feelings inside when they give from a sense of duty dictated by man’s costly, blasphemous holidays, birthdays and anniversaries, and/or because something is expected in return. One cannot gain good feelings when they give only to receive in return, or they lend money expecting a greater return. Those good feelings create within us a sense of well-being and come only when we give for no reason or give to help, in either case expecting nothing in return. In giving we should take no credit; rather we should say, “It is my duty to God.”
Consider Christmas: Merchants begin heavy add campaigns, subtly implying that you must buy this or that or be thought ill of; their purpose being the almighty buck. Dutifully, everyone scrambles to purchase just the perfect tree to decorate with expensive babbles, which tree ultimately will end up in a garbage dump; and, they dash around buying gifts for those on their list, making sure they spend the appropriate amount of money, knowing they will receive gifts from them, too. It is expected, and such a waste of money; money that could feed or clothe or house the needy! Giving for no reason, expecting nothing in return, comes from a godly heart of love: giving simply for the sake of giving, lending simply for the sake of lending; in short, LOVING TO GIVE!
Watch the joy on a woman’s face when her husband gives flowers or a gift and it’s not even her birthday or their anniversary or any of man’s holidays. Notice a man grin from ear to ear when his wife, dressed to the nines, greets him home with a candle-lit dinner, the kids at grandma’s place: for no reason, except she loves him. Hear the joy in a child’s laughter when he or she is given a gift for no reason. See an older, lonely neighbor’s face light up when presented with a gift or a meal for no reason. Note the grateful expression on a hungry person’s face when given food and it’s not a designated season for feeding.
Consider how you would feel if you received any gift at all and there was not one single reason for it; except the giver loves you. We are to love even our enemies and love is to love giving: no matter who it is or what time of year it might be. Giving should be about love and no other reason; giving a need is to love mankind and God.
Not only are we to give to one another as each other have need or just because we wish to give, we also are to give unto God. What is it we should give to Him? Some might say, “Tithes.” While that is true, today the congregation is to use tithes so that all are equal and do not go without: they are not to support a building and a leader. What God really wants us to give unto Him is to, first, believe that Jesus is His Son; second, have faith like that of Christ; and, third, obey God’s Law: the keys to heaven’s gates (Revelation 12:17; 14:12; 21:10,27; 22:14).
On a spiritual level, our Father gives in return to us: ALL knowledge, wisdom, and a good understanding of ALL things; spiritual gifts of power; all that we have need of in the way of food, shelter and clothing; and, He gives us peace no man understands and, best of all, He gives us “the heart and mind of Christ” (see lesson “Mind of Christ”).
The mind of Christ is the greatest gift Father can give to us during our temporary flesh life; for with His mind we then have God’s mind and it becomes easy to think and act as Christ thought and acted; easy to obey the Father as Jesus obeyed: love and forgiveness given indiscriminately and freely plus obedience is no longer a seemingly impossible feat. Yes, we will have all these things YET suffer for Christ in adversities, thorns in our flesh and persecutions: these latter being the greatest sign of who we are and to whom we belong. Even this suffering is a gift of confirmation!
When it comes to gift giving, it is not what we can buy and/or how much we spend that causes a receiver to feel incredibly loved. Over the years, some givers have found the greatest gifts given were prompted by either financial adversity and/or giving for absolutely no reason: crafts tailored made for a specific individual, poems written for another, or a letter detailing the importance of each: receivers are reduced to tears while saying, “This is the most wonderful gift I’ve ever received!” The most rewarding money gifts are when the giver’s cash is in short supply AND the receiver has not asked for the help received. Though money is scarce, these givers never lack anything.
The Bible does NOT cite specific times in which to give. God simply says, “GIVE.” Yet, mankind seems to think a set time and/or specific events are needed in order to prompt giving; even then, he gives sparingly and for the purpose of receiving greater: whether it be for greater recognition by his peers or bigger tax exemptions. Consider: give to the hungry during man’s designated holidays; give to those affected by a catastrophic event, if it’s great enough; each gift representing a tax write off at year’s end; give only because, only to, and only when. God and Christ do NOT credit us for giving such gifts, as they come by demand and greed established in man’s arrogance: for he does not believe there is no one greater than God (see “From Adversities to Blessings”).
Man’s behaviour demonstrates an attitude of being greater than God; his ways deemed better than God’s ways. God abhors paganism, yet man decided it was better to pagan ways into Christ’s church. God’s Laws are perpetual and not to be changed or deleted, yet man decided he could make them better. God established time, yet man decided he knew a better way to control time. Take great care in whom you choose to follow. When are you giving and how are you justifying both timing and the gifts? Will God recognize your time-determined gifts as His way of giving?
A Giving Testimony: The member giving this testimony wishes to remain nameless to avoid the appearance of boasting; wanting only to prove that giving from the heart moves God to take care of the giver’s own needs:
——”I live on $1000 a month: timely pay rent, basic phone, groceries, car fuel and liability insurance, basic cable TV (no cable, no TV), dial-up Internet (cheapest access), meds, and all unexpected costs, plus I mail $200 a month (sometimes more) to help one or more in need that I find out about. It is made clear to the persons that it is God’s gift not to be repaid. Every penny and thing I have is God’s in the first place. That $200 is double the 10% tithe on my fixed income. I haven’t come up short yet, even when a $150 medical expense hit this month: paid in full and still sent $200. If I can do it, then I know anyone can. So I ask, ‘Are you using God’s money to keep the brethren equal or spending it on self?’ He sees and hears what you do because nothing is hidden from Him.” ~~end testimony
Christ is about to arrive; so, it has never been more important, than today, to review where you stand with God, in ALL respects, or risk being left behind quite dead. Man has become so incredibly self-focused and selfish: gotta have all the toys, bells and whistles far exceeding the basics thus ignoring the basic needs of others around them. It is time to step outside of self to focus on God, Christ, and our brethren, some of whom are in need every day. Why do you think Jesus said, “Sell all that you have and follow me”? He did not mean to sell even your basic needs of life, only the excesses that are not a need. Possessing a giving heart is an awesome gift in itself because it reflects the heart of God and Christ. Receive it by giving it.
LOVE TO GIVE! GIVE GOD’S WAY AND TO WHOM GOD SAYS TO GIVE!
Identity Theft: Robbed of a good name and money? Is this crime universal? How Van Impe and others exemplify this theft. NOTE: Hackers getting into TSaS computer are increasing daily, do not know how long can work on or even send out Extra Oils.
Prophecy’s Extra Oil 57: Universal Identity Theft
©copyright 2010 Bonita M Quesinberry
Globally, people are suffering credit destruction every day due to what we have come to know as “ID Theft:” criminals steal driver’s licenses, social security numbers, bank and credit card numbers, even medical records. They drain checking and savings accounts, max-out credit cards plus establish more credit in our name for houses, cars, expensive vacations and other big ticket items we only dreamed of: leaving us to cover debts we cannot repay in three lifetimes. Creditors initially do not believe we have been robbed: we are just deadbeats living above our means. So, we file a police report and find a good attorney; then years down the road, when our good name is finally restored and hopefully the criminals jailed, we are well and truly, at last, absolutely— BANKRUPT.
Identity theft applies to more than just this world, the earth we know. It is universal; it ensued first in God’s heavenly realm and, as a result, to our personal spirit beings: He and His Son, through the Holy Spirit and God’s prophets and Christ’s apostles, have been working to stop identity theft for 6,000 years, more steadfastly in the last 1,976 years that began in A.D. 34— a time when spies heard God’s Truth, His Doctrine via Christ’s Apostles, then they left to create religions in God’s name; wherein they preach Jesus via their own “form of godliness” phrased of exceedingly smooth words richly peppered with lies. Note: they do not season with salt. Yes, their lies are deliciously spicy but deadly.
We all understand good names and credit destroyed by identity theft; but have readers considered the universal identity theft against the spirit being whom we are and of God and His Son Christ? As surely as there is worldly financial identity theft, there also is a huge ring of identity thieves robbing not only God and Christ but most of God’s human creation as well. Many readers may have, from time to time, heard a pastor say God is being robbed, usually referring to tithes, and even God said He was robbed but of more than just tithes and moneychangers turning God’s Temple into a ‘den of thieves.’
Sunday synagogues and televised networks are dens led by charming con artists playing a game of extortion: rob us of not only our most critical identity but our livelihood as well. Case in point: TBN, Jack Van Impe, new DVD/CD “World Dictator Waiting in the Wings.” The same who, two weeks ago, said contained so much controversial facts that he could not say it on TV. This week it was so powerful it could not be aired. Then, Rexella announced 10,000 copies already had “flown out of here.” At $24.95 each, they grossed $24,950. That should leave, after production/handling, a net profit of no less than $20,950 in Van Impe’s pocket. Nice bit of change in a short time for a cheap disc of lies.
God, Christ and we are being robbed of far worse than money. But in return for our cash, God, Christ and we are given polluted Houses of Prayer. Added to the defilement, God and Christ’s identities, along with much of the human population’s, have been stolen. One might ask, “How so?” This will touch briefly on God’s Twelve Precepts (Ten hang upon Two Royal), but not as expected. We seek to have God and Christ’s identities restored along with our own as God’s chosen together with Christ’s sheep. Below is a list of Titles that God’s Statutes bear or reflect throughout the Bible, each with verse references, after which this treatise continues. The many titles, 21 below, reveal to us the importance, purpose and value of God’s Law; so, readers should open their AKJV Bibles now:
1. Ten Commandments — Exodus 34:28, cited in Exodus 20:3-17, Deut 5: 7-14,16-21
2. Statutes of Life — Ezekiel 33:14-16
3. Law of Righteousness — II Cor 9:10; Eph 6:14; Phil 1:11; I Peter 2:24; I John 3:7, 9-10, 24; 5:17-18; Rev. 19:18
4. Law of Blessings — Josh 8:34; Deut. 11:27; 30:19; God said that all who obey His Statutes are blessed; He said that all who obey His Sabbath are blessed; and, there is the blessing of honoring our mothers and fathers. Why would anyone shun God’s Statutes and deny themselves a wealth of God’s blessings?
5. Law of Correction — II Tim 3:16-17
6. Law of Wisdom — Rev. 12:17, 14:12, 22:14
7. Law of Truth — Psalm 119:142, 151; 145:18; Prov 12:17, 16:6; I John 3:18
8. Law of Liberty — James 1:25; 2:10-12,24; I Pet 2:15-17; Gal. 2:3-4; Liberty? Indeed, for by obedience we are spared not only from eternal death and spared from giving in to temptation but we also are blessed ten-fold and more
9. Law of Doctrine — Prov 3:1-4; 4:1-2; John 7:16-17; II Tim 3:16-17, 4:2; II John v.9
10. Law of Instruction — Exo 20:20; Prov 16:6
11. Law of Perfection — II Tim 3:17
12. Law of Good Works — Matt 5:16; 16:27; John 14:12; Acts 26:19-20; Rev c.2-3
13. Law of Proof — Rom 12:2; Gal 6:4; I Thes 5:21-22; I Cor 11:31; II Cor 13:5; James 4:11
14. Law of Curses — Deut 11:28, 30:19; Rom 2:11-13; II Pet 2:12-22 (death)
15. Law of Tests — Exo 20:20; Prov 16:6; Temptation of all types are to test our devotion and obedience. Our goal should be to ace each test, and right now we are taking the finals that will determine whether or not we graduate into eternal life
16. Law of Reproof — II Tim 3:16-17
17. Law of Faith — Rom 3:27,31; We obey because our faith has determined that God requires it in our best interest and in the best interest of those around us; see Biblical treatise “Faith Times Seven”
18. Law of Love — Lev 19:18; Deut 6:5; Matt 19:18-19; 22:37-40; I John 3:18-19,22; 4:12-13, 18, 21; 5:2-3; upon which the Ten Statutes depend
19. Statutes of God — Exo 18:16; cited in total in Exo 20:3-17; Deut 5: 7-14,16-21; and last but certainly not least is:
20. Law of Identity — Gen 2:2-3; Exo 20:8-11; Deut 5:12-14; Eze 20:12,20
21. Law of Grace — see Biblical treatise “Grace: Times Seven”
Weight in Law of Identity:
Wow! The titles equal God’s number three times! ‘Grace’ in its original Bible language denotes not only a spiritual reprieve from sin’s death penalty— temporary reprieve in the beginning and permanent to all who obey since Jesus— it also is a word that indicates “action” on the part of both God and the people who love and obey Him. While the title ‘Law of Identity’ is not a literal title in the Bible, it nevertheless applies by virtue of God’s statements in and about His Law in numerous passages throughout the Bible.
God’s action of grace was to give mankind one more chance, His third and last, to get it right by providing a living, breathing, talking, walking example of His Doctrine required of all who will have right to enter heaven; plus His grace included allowing 1,960 years in which to achieve the goal. The man? Christ— the perfect man who did magnify and make honorable only God’s Law: not Moses’ ordinances, not any other sub-commands or promise signs wanted by the people— not wanted by our Father Creator— and for those Christ shed His blood as the only sacrificial lamb who could wipe away our ‘past sins.’
We have only to recall that God’s first act of grace was to set Adam and Eve out of the garden instead of erasing their existence, which latter He did consider: during this period God’s Law was oral. His second act was to flood the world, saving only eight; which tells us just how vile mankind had become. Following this era, God’s Law was written in stone and remains in stone. A third and final time God acted in grace by giving us a living model of His Law, His only Doctrine. Oral had not worked, written had not worked: perhaps an example confirmed by the written would work: although, Satan had other ideas for the masses. Albeit, Christ’s living example does work amidst His small flocks.
Therefore, “action” on the people’s part was to first believe in God, then accept God’s Son as the Messiah, and obey God’s Commandments because of love for God and Christ and our fellow man; Jesus added only one ancient ordinance: Passover in remembrance of Him. When Jesus taught he often said, “The Doctrine is not mine but His who sent me.” Through careful research in God’s Word, the Twelve Precepts are the only Law found that has proven to be God’s only Doctrine; the same Doctrine Jesus lived and taught.
Matthew 19:18-19, Jesus quoted the last six Precepts yet cited the tenth as, “Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” That is the second Royal Law; but think about it. If you love your neighbor, would you violate any one of the six against your neighbor, including the tenth on coveting anything or anyone belonging to your neighbor? We should hope not; for our spirit being should be able to “control” our flesh garment.
The last six Statutes are obeyed because we “love our neighbors as we love ourselves.” There begins, however, the first four Commandments; which those who “love God with their whole heart and soul and spirit and strength” also obey. Christ said in Matthew 19:17, “If you will enter into [eternal] life, keep [obey] the Commandments.” Apostle John reiterated this prerequisite of mankind three times in Revelation, verses noted with Law of Wisdom. Right. One might say that one of those says “patience of the saints;” and he or she would be spot on: however, ‘patience’ is another Biblical term for ‘wisdom.’
Many might say, “Okay, so Jesus quoted the last six Commandments but He did not quote the first four.” This is so; however, Jesus showed us the first four by His obedience to all of God’s Law. But, He did quote the first Royal Law and lived the first four because of His love for His Father. Thus, Christ truly magnified every one of God’s Twelve Statutes, then made them honourable by teaching others to do the same. As our Lord said, “He who obeys God’s Law and teaches others the same shall be called great in heaven.” Why would He say such a thing if ‘grace’ means we no longer have to ‘work’ the Law? As Paul said, “It takes both faith and works.” We also were told to “work out your salvation.”
So, where does ‘Identity’ come into this? Read Ezekiel 20:12,20 to discover that God’s Fourth Precept, the seventh day Sabbath of which Jesus also is Lord, is the litmus test to determine true identity: the sign, seal, mark, token of God and Christ’s authority. First set out in Genesis 2:2-3, this Statute clearly identifies mankind’s Creator Father and, second, it identifies the people who have faith in, love and worship Him. Since Jesus stated He “also is Lord of the Sabbath” established at creation, it also identifies Him as God’s Son and identifies God’s chosen and Christ’s small flocks. This brings us right back to Apostle John’s three confirmations of who will gain everlasting life: “The wisdom of the saints, they who have the faith of and in Jesus and obey God’s Commandments.”
The Seventh Day Sabbath begins at sundown Friday and extends to sundown Saturday, based on what God said represents a 24-hour day beginning with darkness and extending through the light; and the day has been such since creation. For all who observe and keep holy this Day are, by action, identifying God and Christ as the object of their worship and devotion. Also, by their action, they identify themselves as the people of God and Christ: a ‘peculiar people’ that Corporate Christendom label cults with false prophet leaders. J
Jesus said of the Doctrine, “Violate the least of these and you are guilty of them all.” The ‘least’ are the last six and the ‘greatest’ are the first four, inasmuch as those four concern our relationship with God and Christ. Alas, the majority population violates one of the most critical of the Ten, identity, yet still expect to get into heaven by simply declaring love for God and Christ. Words mean nothing without action to back them up.
The First Day, Sunday identifies whom? Not God the Creator, not Jesus His Son; only Satan and his huge flocks of goats: thus, Sunday is Satan’s sign, seal, token, mark of authority. After all, Sunday’s Ten Precepts show their sabbath as the third law but does not state a name for its author nor cite the realm over which the laws are enforceable, nor is a reason cited for the author’s right to enforce said laws; and the seal, or mark if you will, is not unique in that a day is not specified in his Law; however, the day is cited in man’s form of the law by implication. Analyze carefully: a life or death choice to make.
Paul told us that if anyone came “preaching another Jesus” then they are the spirit of antichrist, which also teaches lust of the world. Logically, then, to claim that either “any one of seven days is fine to set aside” or demand that Sunday is “the sabbath of the world”, and is enforceable by laws of the land, reveals they “preach another Jesus.” If “any day is fine,” why threaten our choice to adhere to God and Christ’s Day? Logically, they should not be concerned; except that Sunday identifies their god and their god aspires to gain all humanity, thus steal God’s earthly realm. Lucifer has stolen God and Christ’s identities and thereby robbed humanity of its identity in God and Christ.
Note: “Sabbath of the World” is a literal quote today yet has been for eons; a clue to the god, rather fallen angel, it represents and which is widely known for having no Biblical validation for observance. Satan even has the audacity to entitle Sunday “The Lord’s Day,” which is one of the Biblical titles reserved for only God and Christ’s Seventh Day. Thus, Satan is calling himself the Lord of humanity, Lord over God’s earthly creation.
Christ always entered the synagogue on Sabbath and taught. His Apostles did the same during their ministry and taught their proselytes the same. Both Christ and His Apostles were adamant about the Seventh Day, as noted clearly in Hebrews c. 4, wherein is stated that to fail obedience to the seventh day IS an “example of unbelief.” It even goes further to state that if Jesus had given another day, He would have spoken of it. He did not. God also had said that this failure is regarded by Him as a person who “hates” God and Christ. All who are deemed haters of God and Christ will perish.
Is your identity in God and Christ, or in the world? Consider the weight of this avowal: “We are in the flesh but not of the flesh; we are in the world but not of the world.” Also consider, “We sacrifice the lusts of the flesh” by obeying God’s Law. Two more attributes that make us “peculiar.” Our love, obedience and the 7th Day turn those declarations to FACT. Sunday subtly delivers the world to destruction. Each of us makes a choice to regain our ‘sheep’ identity OR keep a ‘goat’ identity. Which is your permanent ID?
Satan’s myriad denominations promise liberty to their goats, but only freedom from God’s Law so his goats may continue in sin yet think Christ justified them; alas, they are not liberated from ‘twice dead’ as are obedient sheep— II Peter 2:1-3, 8-10, 12-15, 17-22; II Corinthians 11:12-15
Satan’s myriad denominations preach Jesus, that is “another Jesus”— Philippians 1:15-18; Galatians 2:3-4; Jude v.4; II Corinthians 11:3-4, 13-15; I John 2:11, 15-19, 21-22; 3:4-6, 8, 15; 4:1,3,5,20; II John v.7, 9
Satan’s myriad denominations present a Doctrine, man’s counterfeit is God’s altered: Satan’s is Ten Precepts but reveals God’s second statute deleted; God’s fourth deleted save a few well-chosen words moved into third place thus moving up the next six; the tenth was then split into two laws in order to regain the appearance of Ten. If a reader’s Sunday sect has the Commandments hanging on a wall, look at them to see this claim is accurate, or take a look at the Ten as approved by Papal Rome: her daughters promote the same ten — Matthew 15:9; Mark 7:7-8; Colossians 2:22; II Timothy 4:3-4; Hebrews 13:9
Compare the following Sunday’s Ten to Exodus, Deuteronomy, and the New Testament (scripture references in parenthesis confirm God’s Ten and the same Ten taught by Christ and His Apostles and today’s Truth Speakers) . . .
1. I am the Lord thy God. Thou shalt not have strange gods before Me. (1. Exo 20:3; Deut 5:7; Matt 4:10)
Man Omitted #2: Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image . . . (2. Exo 20: 4-6; Deut 5:8-10; I John 5:21; Acts 17:29)
2. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain. (3. Exodus 20:7; Deut 5:11; I Timothy 6:1)
3. Remember that thou keep holy the Sabbath day. (4. Exo 20:8-11; Deut 5:12-14; Isaiah 66:22,23; Eze 20:12,20; Matt. 24:20; Mark 2:27,28; Heb 4:4,9,10; Colossians 1:16)
4. Honor thy father and thy mother. (5. Exo 20:12; Deut 5:16; Matt. 19:19)
5. Thou shalt not kill. (6. Exo 20:13; Deut 5:17; Rom 13:9)
6. Thou shalt not commit adultery. (7. Exo 20:14; Deut 5:18; Matt. 19:18)
7. Thou shalt not steal. (8. Exo 20:15; Deut 5:19; Rom 13:9)
8. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor. (9. Exo 20:16; Deut 5:20; Rom 13:9)
9. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife. (10. Exo 20:17; Deut 5:21; Rom 7:7)
10. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s goods. (10. Exo 20:17; Deut 5:21; Rom 7:7)
There are a ton more scriptures to validate everything in this Bible lesson; unfortunately we must use brevity in this setting. Jesus said, “I will not alter nor break the thing that is gone out of my lips.” (Psalm 89:34) God is described as “the same today, tomorrow and forever.” The same was said of Jesus; for He neither changed nor altered any Word of His Father’s, therefore they disagree in nothing.
Pop back to the Law of Blessings and Florida to read sister Tammy’s latest testimony since her lukewarm temp some 6 months ago became boiling hot during earth’s eleventh hour! Readers might recall when she executed that 180 in her life resulting in her boss cutting her weekly hours to 20; impossible on which to live. She gave it up to God without complaint and each week since, even the first of 20, which became almost 40, not only her hours have been more than ever but also her tips have beat the norm.
A few days ago her boss, an associate Nondenominational pastor, once again cut her schedule to 20 hours and, when asked why, he got mad and told her that she would just have to go back to working Friday nights and Saturdays whether she liked it or not. She calmly said, “I will never do that.” He became more irate, “I have to work some Sundays and I have a degree in theology! Am I supposed to keep putting up with this every time the days get longer or shorter? Why, you don’t even go to a church!” Tammy said, “I will never enter a church that is a member of the World Church and observes a counterfeit day.” He glared at her and, with a fist to the air, shouted, “We ARE the world!” He walked away shaking his head and added, “I just don’t get it!”
Indeed, Sunday religions encompass the world and hold the population’s majority in membership. And, yes, Nondenominationals are listed members of both the World Church (WC) and its ruling body World Council of Churches (WCC); both of which were formed by Pope John Paul II and currently led by reigning Pope Benedict XVI. By the year 2000 virtually every world leader had signed on together with over six million individuals. Today, the SDA General Conference is listed as a member. Indeed, Sunday religions are the world and will soon get a few sheep killed; likely by guillotine, which use for death penalties was recently restored in the US State of Georgia and approved by WCC: the latter of whom has stored over 15,000 of those barbaric machines “until time of distribution.” Did this cause a flashback to the beheading of John the Baptist, his head then served up on a silver platter? It should.
Tammy was very upset and called BonnieQ, who advised that her employer’s rage is not really with Tammy; rather, he is angry for several reasons: his own devotion is not as solid as hers and he cannot persuade her to join “the world.” Satan is in a fit-throwing rage. “Why not just fire her?” The boss would risk discrimination suit, so his behaviour is more an effort to force her to either comply with his wishes or that she quit; in which latter case there are neither grounds for suit nor viability for unemployment benefits.
Tammy also was advised that her employer is most angry about being unable to truly effect a cut in her hours; not recognizing that God is in control instead of him: man’s arrogance in God’s face. Monday began this week with 20 hours scheduled, which first day was set at 4: ultimately, she worked 6. As the week continues, God’s control over Tammy’s daily hours has resulted in more than the boss planned. God is good and faithful to those who love and obey Him and He curses those who disobey Him and/or bring on any form of harm upon His children, including economic. It is not wise to be arrogant with God or His Son. As Tammy said, “God makes sure I have what I need.”
Many readers are familiar with BonnieQ having been similarly blessed over 35 years ago when she totally turned to the Holy Sabbath by giving up her beloved banking job. God was awesome, for she never had to look for another job: employers came looking for her and honored her choice to obey God’s Sabbath. Because of obedience, she also has been blessed in countless other ways and continues to be blessed: despite tribulations and thorns ongoing. God is good and faithful to His and His Son’s servants. Never doubt this.
One of the most frustrating responses to God’s Truth is a protestor offering only one or two scriptures, usually from the epistles, in an effort to validate the fiber of deceit spewing from Corporate Christendom’s global Sunday pulpits and broadcasters—
Analogy: Consider a painting— an artist makes his first brush stroke of color on a blank canvas, perhaps even a second or third stroke, at which point the eye cannot determine what the painting will be. Will it be an unidentifiable abstract of color and shape, or will it end in a meaningful piece of art both pleasing and uplifting to the eye and heart?
When, however, the painting is complete— every stroke of the brush has laid down every color, shape, meaning and emotion— it is then when an appreciative audience clearly sees and understands the artist’s vision and his personal message to the world. One verse is like the first brush stoke, meaningless without every verse God said on the subject; one verse, or two or three, is like an abstract that will mean different things to different people. Have we not heard this very statement among denominations? One or two or three is just enough to imply truth while subtly delivering a deathblow— twice.
Every Word of God on any truth-in-point paints a total picture that delivers the very same point-of-view to every person: far more than Satan wants people to know and believe. His goal is to keep everyone blind and deaf to God’s Truth— ALL of God’s Truth. He succeeds as long as one refuses to go to God’s Word for self and read every word.
The ability to study God’s Truth, according to His prescribed method, was made easy for the world when its only exhaustive AKJV Topical Bible was published in 2003; yet even then few are willing to open its pages. For instance, this particular Bible lesson touches on God’s Statutes of Life: if we included here every scripture on only God’s Law of Blessings, it would consume 50 pages of 8.5×11 sheets of paper— the weightier matters of which Jesus warned should have been taught, the same weightier matters TSaS has published as well as Internet broadcast on at least seven different websites and around the globe since June 2002.
Has Lucifer stolen your identity? If so, are you ready to get it back by a 180?
God’s Law provides, to His and Christ’s, obedient a sense of freedom only they can know, freedom from curses and lies; then curses and lies are exchanged for Truth and blessings beyond our wildest imagination; ability to perform good works with ease but not without trials; wisdom greater than man’s, for we are given the mind and heart of Christ thus the mind and heart of God; it molds us to perfection as required; gives us unshakable faith.
God’s law also strengthens us to ace the many required tests before Jesus returns; gives us one of more of Spirit’s gifts, one of which accurately interprets end-days’ prophecies; it fills us with a sense of being loved in so great a way that no man can measure up to or understand. Best of all, God and Christ’s obedient know with certainty, not a shred of doubt, they are heaven bound for a glorious wedding and feast and, later, a new earth.
Truth secures and confirms our identity with God! And, we are righteously angered by this insidious, deadly theft. Are you? Are you angry enough to reclaim the identities of God and Christ and your own by working God’s Truth?
Has Lucifer stolen your identity? If so, are you ready to acknowledge God and Christ’s identities in order to get yours back by instantly executing the necessary 180 turnaround? Elevate your temp from lukewarm to boiling hot?
BELIEVE, LOVE AND OBEY!