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The “Black Hebrew Movement”: Satan’s Deception

There’s a very dangerous movement going on around today that I will dub “The Black Hebrew Movement”. Basically, the “theology” of this movement believes that ALL Black and Native American people are the TRUE Israelites and that all OTHER people (especially “white people”), are “cursed” and can not be “redeemed” at all by God. But we KNOW from the bible that these claims are NOT TRUE! Let us examine……

Galatians 3:28 in the New Testament CLEARLY STATES the following: “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are ALL ONE in Christ Jesus”. 

Translation? Jesus Christ/Yeshua is NOT a “respecter of races”. Race MATTERS NOT to Jesus/Yeshua. However, what DOES matter to him, according to the bible, is what’s inside the HEART of a person:

1 John 3: 15 states: “Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him

“Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart” – Matthew 5:27-28

Translation? Whoever HATES someone (for ANY REASON) has committed murder of that person in their HEART and whomever looks after a woman to lust after her has ALSO committed sin IN THEIR HEART. Jesus HIMSELF has said so. That settles it. 

But…..biblical passages aside, let us think about this RATIONALLY……If ONLY Black/Native American people could be saved by Jesus (according to the “Black Hebrews”), why did Jesus die on the cross for ALL of mankind? And if RACE were the ONLY factor that could get a person “saved” in the name of Jesus, why does Galatians say that we (believers in Jesus) are ALL ONE in the name of Jesus?

They claim the bible has been “diluted”. But ya know what, folks? EVERY false religion and false religious “fringe group” out there makes that claim! Because that’s the only way they can get “followers”. But ya know what? In CREATING these false religions and false fringe groups, they are essentially CALLING JESUS CHRIST A LIAR! I would sure hate to be THEM on Jesus’s Day of Judgement!!!!!!!!

He’ll ask them directly to their faces why they believed the way they did:

“But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment” –Matthew 12:36

And just WHAT will that person SAY in response? “The white man is the devil?” 

Jesus said in Matthew 7:21-23: “Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity

In other words, they think the “white man” is the devil but ON the Day of Judgement, they will discover that it was their OWN THINKING that CAME FROM the Devil HIMSELF! And by then, it will be too late for them, for THEY will BECOME the “cursed ones” sent to the Rev. 20:15 lake of fire. But……those of them that are wise enough to REPENT long before then, only THEY will be spared from the lake of fire/God’s Wrath. 

The Black Hebrew Movement? They have ALL been deceived by Satan and his demons. And most of them don’t even know it or realize it. Deception is POWERFUL. If a person is not TRULY grounded in the Word of God, they are EASILY deceived. Now…….to be fair……..have Black men been traditionally enslaved and taken advantage of by white people in the past? Yes, they have. And do they want some sort of “validation”? Sure. And I get that, to a certain degree, I really do. But that’s NO REASON to take the bible, twist it around to suit their own personal/political agenda, and then use that “agenda” to “hate the white man”. You can’t defeat hate WITH hate, it doesn’t work that way, and even Jesus himself said so!

Therefore, it would be MY prayer that these Black Hebrew Movement folks will WAKE UP before it’s too late and also that they’ll SOON realize that Jesus Christ is NOT a “respecter of race/persons”. For ANY soul (regardless of color) that loves and obeys Yeshua/Jesus Christ with all their heart, soul and mind qualifies to dwell with Christ FOR ETERNITY, someday.  

Even the book of Revelation ITSELF [Rev. 7: 9-17] states that people of MANY RACES **will** be dwelling with Christ for ETERNITY, someday:

After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; And cried with a loud voice, saying, ‘Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb’. And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshiped God, Saying, ‘Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen’. 

And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they? And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes“.

 

 

Satan’s Bride: The Roman Catholic Church & The Vatican, Part 1

If you are Catholic and you are reading this right now, I beg you from the bottom of my heart and the DEPTHS of my SOUL to please GET OUT OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, WHILE YOU STILL CAN! Practically 95% of Catholic doctrine goes AGAINST the bible and is leading many people’s souls on a PATH to hell/eternal condemnation! If you don’t want your soul to be sent to hell/eternal judgement someday, then please keep reading! I pray that the Lord Jesus Christ SETS YOU FREE from the “false Paganized system of Catholicism” before it’s too late! Please know that I preach THE TRUTH about the Catholic Church out of LOVE, NOT out of hate! 

John 3:16 states: “For God so loved the World that he gave his only begotten Son that whoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life”. That means that God the Heavenly Father wants to save as MANY souls as possible! Jesus Christ LOVES you and he wants to have a spiritual relationship with you! However, he can’t do that if you won’t let him and/or if you die in the sin of having rejected his heavenly truth(s) in the bible! 

[P.S.: There’s probably about 10 or so biblical practices that the Conservative Catholic Church follows that ARE biblical in scope, the main two BIBLICAL practices being the fight for PRO-LIFE/ANTI-ABORTION and the fight for PRO-TRADITIONAL FAMILY/MARRIAGE! On THOSE 2 counts, the Catholic Church does alot of GOOD (as a whole) standing up FOR those 2 things – traditional marriage/family and the right of EVERY unborn child to have LIFE – And sadly, many Protestant groups have, for some reason, REFUSED to stand up FOR those 2 things. So when you got one of the MOST unbiblical church groups of all standing up FOR those 10 biblical principles, ESPECIALLY the 2 biblical things I listed here, when NO OTHER “Christian” group seems to be doing so? I guess that shows just how DESPERATE Jesus Christ is to have those 10 biblical practices fought FOR – and NOT AGAINST!] 

Note to all Catholics: if you repent and leave the Catholic Church NOW, Jesus Christ can STILL redeem you. Being granted the free gift of Salvation by Jesus Christ is by grace through faith + obedience NOT by works! And if you’re Catholic and are offended right now by what I’m saying, I pray that the BIBLICAL Jesus Christ will spiritually open up your eyes before it’s too late! 

My people, go ye out of the midst of her, and deliver ye every man his soul from the fierce anger of the LORD” [Jeremiah 51:45]

And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues” [Revelation 18:4]

The Roman Catholic Church has taken quite a few hits lately within the last few years and child abuse and molestation has been RAMPANT among priests, and for the most part, has been swept under the rug and gone UNREPORTED. Instead, child molesting priests will oftentimes be switched from parish to parish with just a mere slap on the wrist. Just about any other Christian church would be up in arms if they had a child molesting church leader among the ranks (or is it just me?)

But charges of child molestation aside, what else is it about the Roman Catholic Church that is spiritually lacking?

Answer: The TRUE 100% written testimony of the Word of God, written in the [original, NOT the New] King James Bible!

Practically 85% of what the Catholic Church believes and practices goes AGAINST the bible! [And though there’s many more things not listed, for the sake of space and length, I’ve narrowed it down to 20 things the Catholic church practices/believes that goes AGAINST the bible!]

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Lets examine the evidence.

Popular Teachings of the Catholic Church [DEBUNKED by KJV scriptures]:

1. During communion, the wine and wafer become the “literal” flesh and blood of Christ through a process known as “transubstantiation”.

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“And he [Jesus Christ] took bread, and gave thanks and brake it, and gave unto them [the 12 disciples], saying “This is is my body which is given for you: do this in remembrance of me. Likewise, also the cup after supper saying “This cup is the New Testament in my blood, which is shed for you” [Luke 22: 19-20]

These were meant to be “symbolic” of his (Jesus’s) sacrifice for our sins during his crucifixion. And we are to have communion in remembrance of his sacrifice for us during the crucifixion. However, when the Catholic priests perform “Mass”, they are actually performing an ABOMINATION since what they are doing is literally cannibalizing Christ and “crucifying him” all over again when there was only ONE crucifixion of Jesus Christ!

2.  Mary was/is a perpetual virgin/Jesus Christ had no siblings and/or she had no sin and is just as important, if not MORE so than Jesus.

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 “And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour” [Luke 1: 46-47]

The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger” [Jeremiah 7:18]

“Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife” [Matthew 1:24]

“And knew her not till she brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name Jesus” [Matthew 1: 25] (Note: “Knew her” is a polite way of saying he had SEX with her, in the bible!)

“While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren [brothers] stood without, desiring to speak with him” [Matthew 12:46]

“Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not his mother called Mary? And his brothers, James, and Joses, and Simon and Judas?” [Matthew 13: 55]

“His brethren [brothers] therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest” [John 7: 3]

“But other of the apostles saw I none, save James the Lord’s brother” [Galatians 1:19]

“Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren [brothers] of the Lord, and Cephas?” [1 Corinthinians 9: 4-5]

3. The Catholic Church added things to the bible, (namely, The Catechism) which are NOT “official bible doctrine”

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“For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book” [Revelation 22: 18-19]

 

4. One is to call the priest(s) “Father”

“And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven” [Matthew 23: 19]

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5. One is to make confession to priests & say “Hail Marys” to receive forgiveness of sins

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“For there is one God and ONE mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus” [1 Timothy 2:5]

6. One is to pray the Rosary (“Hail Mary”)

[The very first two words of the prayer, “Hail Mary”, illustrate how one is actually PRAYING to Mary. And we know from the King James Bible that praying to anything OTHER than Jesus Christ is BLASPHEMY!]

Acts 4:12 states: “Neither is there salvation in any other [other than the Lord Jesus Christ]: for there is none other name under heaven given among men [save for Lord Jesus Christ Almighty], whereby we must be saved” while Galatians 1:9 proclaims: “But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed” while 2 Corinthians 11:4 explicitly warns: “For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him“.

In other words, 2 Corinthians 11:4 is talking about just how EASY it is for one to become deceived if they’re not 100% grounded in the TRUE gospel of Jesus Christ, which is the KJV, front to back!

And it came to pass, as he [Jesus Christ] spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. But he [Jesus Christ] said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it” [Luke 11: 27-28]

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Matthew 6:7 “But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking

7. One is to worship dead saints

One of the many prayers to “dead saints” is the following:

Generous St. Dymphna, like all Christ’s martyrs you gained this crowning grace because you prepared for it by a life of self denial.  By faithfulness in smaller things you were ready for your final trial. Please teach us by your example and help to use the good things of life so that we may not miss our chance for life eternal. Help us, too, to watch and pray for ourselves and others. Amen”.

[The sad reality is that “saints” in the Catholic church are actually “demons/demon spirits”, JESUS CHRIST is the one who lived an “ultimate” life of self-denial, JESUS CHRIST is the one who had an ultimate “final trial”, JESUS CHRIST and JESUS CHRIST ALONE is the only one the bible tells us to pray to, and JESUS CHRIST is the only one who has the power to give eternal life! Do you see what that is, folks? The Catholic Church is using her as some sort of subversion of Christ!]

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“And I John saw these things, and heard them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which shewed me these things. Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not: for I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this book: worship God” [Revelation 22:8-9]

“After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be they name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptations, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” [Matthew 6: 9-13]

“Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God” [Luke 9:60]

8. One is to worship Mary, Idols/”Saints”/STATUES and the Pope

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“And God spake all these words, saying, I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before me” [Exodus 20: 1-3]

Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: For I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me” [Exodus 20: 4-5]

And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and IDOLS of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk” [Revelation 9:20]

9. The Pope is God’s mouthpiece on Earth (infallible)

“For ALL have sinned and come short of the glory of God” [Romans 3:23]

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10. Salvation is obtained through the 7 holy sacraments and “good works” 

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“For by grace are ye saved through faith: and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast” [Ephesians 2: 8-9]

11. Infant baptism, abstaining from meats on Lent and/or Good Friday, and forbidding priests to marry

“Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth” [1 Timothy 4:3]

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12. When one dies, one immediately goes to Purgatory

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“And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. and Jesus said unto him, ‘Veryily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise” [Luke 23: 42-43]

And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the Book of Life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the Book of Life was cast into the lake of fire” [Revelation 20: 12-15]

“He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned” [Mark 16:16]

“In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return” [Genesis3:19]

13. The true sabbath day is SUNDAY, not Saturday

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“And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time” [Daniel 7:25]

“And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made” [Genesis 2: 2-3]

14. Baptism is by “sprinkling” and not full-water immersion

BAPTISM BY SPRINKLING   VS.  BAPTISM BY IMMERSION

“And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water [the River Jordan, which John the Baptist baptized people in]: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him” [Matthew 3:16]

15. Peter is the “rock” by which the Christian church was built

PETER VS. JESUS IN WATER [Jesus saved PETER, not the other way around!!!!!!]

“For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ” [1 Corinthians 3:11]

But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men” [Matthew 16:23]

16. Priests must dress in clerical dress

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“But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments” [Matthew 23:5]

Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?” [Matthew 6:25]

17. Peter was hung upside down when he died….thus, the sign of the “catholic cross” (upside down cross) is “not satanic” in nature

“Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry” [2 Timothy 4:11]

 “The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you; and so doth Marcus my son – 1 Peter 5:13 [this is the ONE verse that Catholics claim the apostle Peter wrote while he was in Rome. However, there is no clear, distinct biblical evidence (as far as I can see) that Peter was in Rome OR that he was crucified upside down! In fact, James is the ONLY apostle I know of who’s death is clearly recorded in the bible in Acts 12:2! All other apostles deaths seem to be based on “church tradition”]

As for the “Catholic claim” that the upside down cross “isn’t Satanic”, well, judge for yourself……..

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18. One must kiss the pope’s ring and there are “levels” of hierarchy within the church

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PYRAMID ON MS JACKET [Notice that the back of this famous celeb’s shirt (who was raised Catholic) has the Masonic hierarchy!!]

19. A person must perform 3 miracles, be “beautified” and “canonized” before becoming a “saint”.

In the Bible, EVERYONE who has received Jesus Christ by faith is a saint!!!!!! A “saint”, by biblical definition, is a LIVING believer in Christ Jesus!!!! 

To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ” – Romans 1:7

Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both their’s and our’s: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ” – 1 Corinthians 1: 2-3

“Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:” – 2 Corinthians 1:1

To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” – Colossians 1:2

“Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus” – Ephesians 1:1

“And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God” – Romans 8:27 [Note: “dead saints” do NOT intercede for US, but rather Jesus HIMSELF intercedes for US  (believers with faith in HIM) who ARE the “saints” of God!

Daniel 7:25 states: “And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.”

20. The reading of (& consequent understanding/interpretation of) the bible is best left to a priest(s).

“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness” [2 Timothy 3:16]

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation” [2 Peter 1:20]

This type of situation is one of the main issues that Jesus dealt with, concerning the “highly religious” and “social elite” Pharisees. Jesus Christ ministered to the poor and uneducated with commonly understood parables. In other words, they didn’t NEED someone to interpret the Scriptures for them. [Jesus Christ himself was the EPITOME of the scriptures, so who better to explain them to the common lay people than Jesus Christ himself?] And as a matter of fact, it was the Pharisees themselves who didn’t understand, as they were all caught up in their “religious acts”.

A Christian has the Holy Spirit [the spirit of truth/spiritual discernment] to lead him, he does not NEED a priest to interpret anything. As a matter of fact, the idea that only a priest is able to interpret the Scriptures, is one of the main reasons for the terrible abuses and exploitations by the priesthood over the years. It’s not so much about saving souls as it’s about $$$$$, Power and CONTROL. The “holy priesthood” knew they would pretty much be out of a job if the people were ever able to read the bible for themselves, and trust me, they weren’t ABOUT to give up all their $$$$, power and control (and same for the ancient Pharisees, for that matter!!!! In many ways, the Catholic “laity” is like the “modern day Jewish Pharisees” in the “modern day Jewish Temple – i.e. the Vatican”). 

The fact is, when a person thinks that a priest has special powers of biblical interpretation, they are putting themselves at the mercy of a sinful human being who is inundated with all kinds of jealousies, false motives [think $$$$$, power and control], arrogance, lust, greed, etc.

And most recently, it is ALSO come to my attention that there’s a very high likelihood that the Roman Catholic Church just might be “The Whore of Babylon” talked about in Revelation!

Revelation chapter 17 describes it in full detail!

But please, I beg you, NOW! If you or anyone you know’s currently in the Catholic Church right now, RUN from it! FLEE! And don’t EVER, **EVER** look back!

And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire” [Revelation 20:15]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The “Emergent Church”: Christianity + New Age

There is something SERIOUSLY wrong with the Christian Church today!

Walk into just about ANY Christian Church today and you will see something called “The Emergent Church”; churches that care far more about entertainment, status, money/appearances, New Age philosophies, Roman Catholic mysticism and socializing more than they do about God!

In short, an Emergent Church is one that embraces New Age philosophies and/or watered-down gospel(s) into its teachings. Patrons participate in yoga, walk through labyrinths, etc.

Prayer worship songs have gone from simple to more elaborate. One can oftentimes feel like they’re at a pop/country concert or a “Buddhist sanctuary”, rather than a church worship service.

And I understand if some of today’s young people want to “shake it up a bit” and make the Lord’s music seem more relate-able to today’s younger generation. But when I hear modern-day worship music, (either on the radio or in church), it sounds exactly like SECULAR music to me and so to ME, there’s no clear distinction between secular and non-secular and in so doing, the Lord’s message becomes muffled.

And then there are those  poor souls out there who want to “feel God” at that very moment but what’s that poor person gonna do when their life suddenly gets rough and they don’t “feel God” anymore? Are they then gonna abandon the faith?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0JEODSz2lk [Part 1]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDBoBhIqfwQ [Part 2]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VU0ezArq_Vk [DOCUMENTARY ON MODERN-DAY CHURCH PRACTICES]

And I know alot of my posts lately have all been about “exposing this” or “exposing that” but the thing is, I will NOT sugar coat the Lord’s message to fit people’s needs (for that, to ME, would seem like “political correctness” to do so). Many Christians today (especially those of us of the younger generation) want to hear about how great we are, how special we are. We don’t LIKE to hear about things such as sin, hellfire and separation from God. Unfortunately, those things are NECESSARY to disclose and talk about, so that people aren’t lead astray into the Emergent Church movement!

And it’s not JUST “Emergent Churches” having these philosophies! It has ALREADY “seeped into” the mainstream churches!!!!!

The living proof of this was when I had most recently gone into a ELCA church awhile back and the bottom of their worship literature said “glory be to the Roman Catholic Church”. I was horrified! Nearly EVERY single thing Catholics believe/practice goes AGAINST the bible! Therefore, any church that tries to align itself with the Roman Catholic Church is sadly led TOTALLY ASTRAY! And that makes me very sad…….all those poor souls in the Lutheran and Catholic churches today that don’t even REALIZE how totally “lost” they ARE! It makes my soul grieve! ;(

But in a way, I can kind of see how Catholics become easily astray and don’t even know it. They are taught NOT to read the bible and to have the priest(s) “interpret” it FOR them…..and the Lutherans sprung forth out of the Catholics……however, as far as I know, Lutherans ARE taught to read the bible so I’m confused as to WHY Lutherans are wanting to re-align themselves with the Catholic Church? Am I missing something, here? Well, I guess there IS a thing called Ecumenicalism (the “movement” of the modern-day churches re-aligning themselves with the Roman Catholic Church — for whatever reason).

Many bible scholars believe that this atmosphere of “tolerance” and “political correctness” and “New Ageism” and “Ecumenicalism” is what will SET the system of a false one-world religion into motion. [And from the looks of things, it would possibly seem that a one world economy and one world government might not be too far behind, either].

Sadly, the modern-day Christian church has BEEN an “Emerging” church since the time of Constantine! It has just now become more APPARENT, is all. Also: many, MANY people today have this sort’ve “live and let live” attitude. But Jesus said in the bible that we are to EXPOSE DARKNESS! Therefore, LETTING a person sin in peace without warning them of the coming wrath/judgement of God is to akin to being a passive friend of the darkness! Did Jesus idly sit by and let sinners be sinners in the bible? Or did he REBUKE and/or WARN them? Think about it.

Also, many people will try to say that you’re being “judgmental” or “Un-Christian” if you try to warn people about their sin and God’s coming wrath/judgment on mankind…….or they’ll try to say you’re being “over-zealous” about your relationship with Jesus if you want to follow the bible AS CLOSELY AS POSSIBLE by considering not celebrating in Pagan holidays but celebrating in the Lord’s holidays, instead, etc.

And while it’s true that the Lord Jesus knows the hearts and minds of people (and of whom truly worships him from their heart and whom doesn’t), he also said in Matthew 7: 13-14

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and MANY there be which go in thereat : Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and FEW there be that find it

If you or someone you know is currently going to an Emergent Church, don’t walk out, RUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I pray that ALL souls that read this will leave any and all Emergent churches that they’ve been associated with up until this point, that the Lord Jesus will open up the eyes of Emergent church leaders and show them what the TRUE gospel of Jesus Christ is and that NO lost souls will find their way INTO an Emergent church of any kind. Amen. 


 

Why So Many Bible Translations and Church Denominations?

Step inside any Christian bookstore today and not ONLY will you likely see VERY LITTLE books about God/Jesus SPECIFICALLY (aside from the bibles, ofcourse) but you will also notice alot of self-help books, books with authors’ pictures taking up the entire book cover, OUTRAGEOUSLY EXPENSIVE PRICES for most items and SEVERAL different bible translations!!!!!

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NOTE: The newer bible translations claim to be “better” and “more readable” but what I’m about to tell you is gonna rock you to the core!

Revelation 22: 18-19 says: For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book”.

And what’s interesting to note about this is that the New King James Version has omitted and changed NUMEROUS words! According to http://www.av1611.org/nkjv.html

The NKJV removes the word “Lord” 66 times!
The NKJV removes the word God 51 times!
The NKJV removes the word “heaven” 50 times!
In just the New Testament alone the NKJV removes 2,289 words from the KJV!
The NKJV makes over 100,000 word changes!

nkjv2aAnd that’s just from the NEW King James Version, that doesn’t even scratch the surface of all the OTHER numerous word changes in the OTHER new bible versions (such as NIV, NSRV, ERV, etc.)

The King James Version came from ONE translation source while all OTHERS bibles came from a completely DIFFERENT translation source. But one thing is clear! The holy, divine Word of God is NOT to be tampered with! And that’s EXACTLY what these supposed “newer” versions DO!

So the next time you go out and buy a bible, please make sure it’s the King James Version!

And as far as all these SEVERAL church denominations go, that ALSO goes against the words of the bible (in and of itself). Because the holy Word of God is not like going to a fast food drive-thru where you can “customize” your experience to “only have the lettuce without the tomato”, or “only have the cheese and tomato with mustard but no lettuce”.

God’s Word isn’t like that! God’s Word is holy, pure and TRUE! People that lived back during the time of King James were VERY, VERY careful about EVERY SINGLE WORD they copied, trying to make sure it was as accurate as possible! Do you really think that modern-day publishers have cares of such regards? All they see are $$$$$ signs, think about it, folks!

And same with many modern church leaders of today as well. They aren’t so much concerned about souls as they are $$$$$ signs. Which brings me to my next point. Why so many church denominations?

When you go back in time during the time of Jesus Christ, you see three major religious groups at the time. The Romans/Pagans, the Orthodox/loyal to Rome Jews who denied Jesus, and the Jews who followed Christ (now known as early Christians). And since then, there have been various others who’ve tried to distort Jesus’s message/divinity.

You had Mohammed who tried to say that Jesus Christ was never crucified (in spite of the fact that SEVERAL non-Christian accounts prove he WAS crucified), you had Catholics saying that Mary was higher than Jesus and/or coequal with him, you had Mormons say that Joseph Smith was necessary for salvation, you had Buddhists say that Buddha was a god, Hindus say that Brahma was God and was in everything and everyone, various people THEMSELVES claiming to be God (such as Marshall Applegate, David Koresh, Jim Jones, Jose Luiz Jesus De Miranda, etc.)

In other words, over time, Jesus’s divine message of salvation for sins became distorted by all the false teachings and false religions out there. And WITH the false religions and false teachings out there came people who decided to pick and choose for their own (to pick and choose WHAT parts of the bible they wanted to believe or disbelieve). And you CAN’T do that, if you truly want to follow Christ!

You can’t just say that you’re going to help feed the poor, but not follow the true, biblical Sabbath, for instance. Or you can’t say that you’ll follow all the 10 commandments but not the Sermon On the Mount teachings, since the Sermon on the Mount teachings EXPAND upon the 10 commandments in great detail!

Or you can’t just say that you’ll follow the Sermon on the Mount teachings but NOT the 10 commandments, since the Sermon on the Mount teachings DERIVED FROM the 10 commandments themselves! Just like you can’t say you believe the whole bible MINUS the book of Revelation, as the book of Revelation is CENTRAL to the conclusion of the ENTIRETY of the bible!

But yet, that’s EXACTLY what church denominations DO…….they pick and choose what they want to believe and what they DON’T want to believe and it’s very, very tragic. Because IN doing so, they turn their eyes from the truth and instead turn to lies! Just look at HOW MANY Christian churches today worship on the FALSE SABBATH (Sunday) instead of the TRUE SABBATH (Saturday) and that participate in PAGAN-ORIGINATED HOLIDAYS (Christmas, Halloween, Easter, etc.) while NOT participating in the Lord’s REQUIRED 7 Annual Celebrations (such as Passover, Pentecost, etc.)

Were most people and church leaders even aware that the Lord’s people will STILL be participating in the Lord’s 7 Annual Celebrations (specifically, Feast of Tabernacles) in the New Millennial Kingdom? Do they even care? Why would the Lord have his people celebrate that in the Millennial Kingdom ONLY but not here during mortal time on Earth, especially when Jesus Christ HIMSELF and the apostles celebrated all 7? Think about it, folks! He wouldn’t! He requires us to celebrate all 7!

[Side note: There are some very good books out there that talk about the Lord’s 7 annual feasts and how to celebrate them. I would strongly recommend the following: “Celebrating Jesus in the Biblical Feasts” by Dr. Richard Booker and “The Feasts of the Lord” by Kevin Howard and Martin Rosenthal].

Remember Jesus’s passage in Matthew 5:17-18 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled”

At that point in time when Jesus spoke those words, the cross/plan of salvation needed yet to be fulfilled……..BUT…….everything will NOT be COMPLETELY fulfilled until the VERY END of the book of Revelation [Revelation 22’s conclusion!] Think about it, folks!

There are some out there that claim that Revelation ALREADY HAPPENED in the 1st century and that the passages were specifically meant for the Romans, ONLY. But ya know what? If that were true, (if Revelation had already happened, that is), then ALL the inhabitants of the Earth that ever lived (from creation until now) would have ALREADY been judged and Jesus Christ would ALREADY be ruling over/on the Earth during the time of his Millennial Kingdom! But SINCE those events haven’t happened yet, we know that the majority of the things written about in the book of Revelation have YET to happen.

How many modern day churches do you know of that teach about the book of Revelation and/or bible prophecy? My guess is probably very few and far between.

And of the churches that DO discuss such things, do they emphasize the SUNDAY (False) Sabbath or the SATURDAY (True) Sabbath?Do they mention sin and the need for salvation? Do they talk about the importance of following all the things that Jesus layed out for us in the bible [10 commandments, Sermon on the Mount commandments, etc.] and of NOT following the things that are NOT written anywhere in the bible? Do they talk about the IMPORTANCE of “living APART from the world”?

Do they encourage you to celebrate Jesus’s birthday AND death, even though the bible never actually commanded us to celebrate Jesus’s birthday, only to commemorate his death during the Lord’s Supper? Do they say that you can only be saved by faith or by works alone (which would be a false teaching)? Do they talk about the importance of GROWING in your spiritual relationship with Jesus Christ by relying on HIM for your life and NOT on your fellow man/mankind?

Do they talk about the IMPORTANCE of suffering WELL for Jesus’s namesake and that suffering for Jesus Christ is actually considered a BLESSING in the kingdom of God? Do they teach you to forgive others who have hurt you and to pray for your enemies? Do the pastors and fellow church members cry tears of joy when they talk about how they came to Jesus Christ and what Jesus means to them?

People are SO confused these days about what “bible” to pick to read (“there’s so many different translations out there, how can I know which one is best?”), what religion to follow (“there’s so many religions out there to choose from, how do I know which one is right?”) and what church to go to (“there’s so many churches to choose from, which one is possibly best?”).

But ya know what? That was Satan’s plan since day one. To DIVIDE AND CONQUER the Lord’s children. And how best to do that? By creating MASS CONFUSION. And how best to do THAT? By creating MANY different bible translations, MANY different religions, and MANY different churches and church denominations.

But don’t fall fool to his game! Pick up a King James Version bible today (the ORIGINAL KJV and NOT the “New” KJV/NKJV) and instead of going to church (a place where, in today’s “secular world”, you will more than likely NOT find the true, biblical God talked about in the bible), read it front to back, on your own, in your own spare time.

And DON’T turn to televangelists or the internet to try to understand difficult bible passages but instead pray to the Lord Jesus Christ that he will reveal the true meaning of those passages to you, instead. And believe in Jesus Christ and trust him and live your very LIFE for him! Remember that Jesus Christ said in John 14:15 “If ye love me, keep my commandments”.

That means don’t just READ about the 10 commandments or the Sermon on the Mount commandments, etc., OBEY THEM! Pray for forgiveness of your sins and REPENT (that means, give up/stop doing) your sins. Then get baptized in the name of Yeshua/Jesus Christ.

And don’t listen to all the false teachers out there that say FALSE things, such as: “there’s no such thing as sin”, “we no longer need to keep the 7th day Sabbath”, “we don’t need to read the Old Testament, anymore”, “the Lord’s 7 Annual Festivals are JEWISH Festivals, ONLY”, “Once Saved, Always Saved”, “we are saved by our works”, “it’s OK to partake in Pagan holidays if we Christianize them”, “you don’t need to be baptized at all”, “baptism is by sprinkling and not full immersion”, “hell and/or the book of Revelation are not real”, etc. etc.

I pray that ALL who read this find a King James Version bible, will find the hope and 100% truth that is in Jesus Christ/God Almighty in the flesh and will NEVER, EVER become victim to a “false church”, “counterfeit bible translation” (other than KJV) or “false teaching”. Amen.

Attributing Satan’s Attributes to God and Vice Versa

http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/abortion-facility-owner-i-feel-like-god-wants-me-to-do-this-job/

After reading the following article this morning, I was APPALLED to think that such “thinking” seems to be prevalent in today’s world and today’s American “secular” society.

It would seem that this woman (and others like her) are attributing Satan’s attributes to God. And we know from reading the bible that the God of Abraham, Moses, Isaac and Jacob would NEVER advocate the killing of innocent babies.

And then there’s the following webpage of testimonials where many people are attributing God’s attributes (love, patience, kindness, forgiveness) to Satan. Many people these days go public when they have a near death experience involving Jesus Christ but yet, I have yet to hear of even ONE case of a person going public or on live TV talking about how “great” Satan is or how “Satan” saved them from death, etc.

http://www.angelfire.com/empire/serpentis666/TESTIMONIAL.html

Plus I’ve also known a Catholic whom most recently claimed to me that God (as in, God of the bible) told them to join the Catholic Church! And this couldn’t be further from the truth! Nearly every single thing the Catholics believe or practice actually goes AGAINST the bible! [Therefore, whatever told my friend to become “Catholic” wasn’t God but Satan!]

For example, here are just 4 of the Catholics’ main teachings that go AGAINST the bible (and there’s many, many more, but for the sake of space, I will just focus on the 4, for right now).

1). Catholics believe that Mary is a mediator between God and Man.

“Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved” Acts 4:12

2). Catholics believe that it’s OK to bow down to idols and worship saints. But Ezekial 20: 3-5 states otherwise:

3 “Thou shalt have no other gods before me”.

4 “Thou shall not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth”.

5 “Thou shall not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me” 

3). Catholics believe that we are to call the priest “Father” and that all need to “pray the rosary”.

“Do not call anyone on Earth your father, for One is your father, He who is in heaven” Matthew 23:9

“But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think they will be heard for their much speaking” Matthew 6:7

Historical note: Roman Catholics borrowed the idea of praying with beads from the pagan religions who were already using them hundreds of years before: In 456 AD, Hindus are thought  to have introduced the concept of praying with beads to the world. The earliest reference to a rosary (boberkhas) is in their “Jain Canon” (456 AD) These boberkhas had various numbers of beads 6,9,12,18,36 (any sub-multiple of 108). Islam (610 AD) uses a rosary of 99 beads, one for each of the names of God. Buddhists have 108 prayer beads on the string. The Rosary is of pagan origin and no Christian prior to 1000 AD used beads to pray. [Source: http://www.bible.ca/cath-overview-false-teaching.htm%5D

Yet others would STILL like to attribute Satan’s attributes to God in the Old Testament saying things like “the God of the Old Testament was a murderer” and the like. But look at the bigger picture. What type of people did God tell his servants to “slay” during the time of the Old Testament? Answer: evil people. People that themselves liked to murder, steal, commit heinous acts, etc. Therefore, if the God of the Old Testament was Satan himself (as some claim), then wouldn’t it make more rational sense for the Jews to be killed off in the OT, instead of the Babylonians, Sodomites, Egyptians, etc.? Think about it. Satan is all about “free will” and “live to excess” and that’s EXACTLY what those ancient Pagan peoples thought/did! The Jews, for the most part, did NOT! And when they did, they were PUNISHED!

Therefore, God (in alot of ways) is like a loving parent who blesses his obedient children and punishes the disobedient ones. Why? Because he’s a righteous, loving God and wants what’s best for his creation. Satan is the EXACT OPPOSITE! He wants to deceive, kill and destroy all of mankind!!! Thereby, it stands to reason: whomever takes God’s attributes and attributes them to Satan is committing BLASPHEMY (perhaps blasphemy of the Holy Spirit!) Likewise, whoever takes Satan’s attributes and attributes them to God is ALSO committing blasphemy (likely blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, also!) And we know from reading the bible that blasphemy of the Holy Spirit is the ONLY unforgiveable sin. Now, does that mean that someone who commits blasphemy of the Holy Spirit can’t be forgiven, even if they repented of it before their earthly death? I can’t say for 100% sure, I’ll let God be the judge on that one. But I can’t see WHO, in their right MINDS, after knowing the FULL REALITIES of ETERNAL condemnation in the fire, would EVER want to go there!

But I pray that ALL who see this message will be saved in the name of Jesus Christ and assured an eternal spot in his heavenly kingdom forever & ever. Amen.

 

2011: A Year of Epic Proportions….

What do massive lay-offs, high unemployment, soaring food/fuel prices, increasing foreclosures, rising U.S. debt, depreciation of the U.S. dollar, false prophets, fallen morals, the rising murder/suicide rate, increasing rates of natural disasters and MASSIVE RIOTS/PROTESTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, etc. all have in common?

Answer: Bible prophecy.

If the following videos don’t s illustrate to you that we ARE in fact living in the End of Days, that can only mean one thing; that you’re not saved in the name of Jesus Christ and that you need to get saved in the name of Jesus Christ. He’s the ONLY way to salvation/forgiveness of sins, he’s the ONLY way to eternal paradise/heaven and he’s the ONLY one true God.

And these videos are ONLY the tip of the iceberg, folks! For there’s honestly not enough space here to list ALL of them…..

But if the following videos DO send shivers up the spine but you’re not officially saved in the name of Jesus Christ yet, congrats! The Holy Spirit of truth is already starting to work in you, getting you to see the “truth” and I pray that you will become saved in the name of Jesus Christ before it’s too late. There’s not much time left in the world before God’s judgment on an unbelieving mankind. Amen.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKb8IqZWZjw DEAD BIRDS, FISH, EGYPT RIOTS IN BIBLE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krpAC-fHDjM&feature=related BIBLE PROPHECY IN NEWS

www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwdLP5-Hwm8 Young girls 6-9 dress & dance like HOOKERS and people in the crowd LOUDLY CHEER! [From 0:38 seconds and on]

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2954310/Gran-and-grandson-to-have-baby.html (Grandmother is “open lovers” with grandson)

http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/a/arizona_shooting_2011/index.html (Arizona shooting)

http://www.popeater.com/2011/01/26/lady-gaga-fragrance-blood-semen/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zl-wBh35cio&feature=related [truth about music industry]

theilluminatiwatch.com/2010/06/14/the-occult-symbolism-of-lady-gagas-alejandro/

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/02/01/thousands-converge-cairo-demand-mubarak/ EGYPT PROTESTS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptXjNOfIwHM Miley Cyrus bumps & grinds on stage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW4TCijNoQ4 ANTI-ISRAEL protests in NYC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIrmrdGIFtI&feature=related Rabbi burns Israeli passport in London

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DldkEN7jt1w (they sold their souls for rock n’ roll, intro)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfBRcBZWI8E&feature=related (they sold, part1)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-_3-YB2XMo&feature=related (they sold, part2)

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40997616/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/10/28/baby-killed-interrupting-moms-facebook-time/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1ZkPGrqAJA&feature=related (Adam Lambert)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpqQ0LCv4bk&feature=related (Illuminati in music industry)

http://newsone.com/nation/newsonestaff4/mom-admits-strangling-daughter-at-ny-college/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P5Thajk7qg&feature=related Youtube video about selling one’s soul to the devil

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBKDZhu-EZw&feature=related (Illuminati symbolism)

http://www.aolnews.com/2011/02/01/jordans-king-abdullah-ii-kicks-out-government-after-protests/ (Jordan protests)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/video/2011/01/22/VI2011012202807.html?sid=ST2011012705125 (Tunisia protests)

The “Anti-Bible Movement”: Modern Apostasy

2013 Update:

Back around 2008-2012 or so (and possibly beyond), there was this MAJOR movement on Youtube called “you don’t need to read your bible at all, you ONLY need to have a spiritual relationship with Jesus Christ”. And one of the founding fathers of this movement was a guy on Youtube [username: finalcall07] who had the appearance of an Old Testament prophet and really seemed to know what he was talking about in his videos.

He had some videos that speak truth in them and that encouraged people to come to Jesus Christ. And while that fact, in and of itself is good, he’d oftentimes have videos that completely went against the Word of God in the bible. He said in some of his videos that he has “no sin”, that “bible knowledge/bible reading/bible study is not necessary”, that the bible is “fallible” and not God-inspired, that Satan’s favorite is “bible study”, that we “don’t need to worry about or watch for the signs of the 2nd advent of Jesus Christ”, that God is “not found in the bible”, etc.

The “Jesus” he followed at that point in time was NOT the Jesus Christ of the bible. It was a different “Jesus”, altogether. And it took me awhile to see that. You see, I myself used to subscribe to him on Youtube. That is, until someone else pointed out his errors to me and showed me that he often teaches contrary to the bible [even though he also has many teachings that DO go with the bible, which in turn, produces mass confusion].

Now, don’t me wrong, I am not personally “judging” that guy (that will be left up to Jesus Christ himself on the Day of Judgment). I am however, warning others not to follow him or any OTHER individual for that matter (including local church pastors, Christian friends/family members, televangelists, etc.), without first personally lining up and verifying EVERY single thing they say with the written Word of God in the bible; EVERY S I N G L E THING. [For example, did you know that the fires of hell are not eternal but only a temporarily “holding cell”? Read Revelation 20:14!]

But anyways, back to the story. So I was subscribed to him over a long period of time and started listening to his Youtube teachings instead of reading the bible for myself. I figured that I was ok since this guy “really seemed to know what he was talking about”. I thought to myself “well, here’s what appears to be a true man of God, I’ll just listen to HIS teachings about the bible so I won’t have to read the bible”.

And look what happened! I myself was deceived and then started to, in turn, have many “errors” in my OWN teachings on Youtube and as a result, unintentionally deceived many of my OWN subscribers in the process…..for they’d write things underneath my videos that said “great video”, “nice video” without even noticing the errors I had made (or if they HAD noticed the errors, they just didn’t say anything).

[Update Dec 2013: I haven’t seen any of his youtube videos for a really long time and have no idea if he STILL preaches those same false messages he did back around 2008-2010 or so (and possibly beyond) or not on Youtube but I pray with all my heart that he and his followers will repent of those teachings before it is too late and their souls are lost for eternity. It gives me no pleasure to write such posts and I’m only using that as an example of a much bigger picture of the problem of false teachings floating around on Youtube. And yes, the bible DOES say that we are to make peace with our enemies but it never says anything about “silently tolerating” false teachings for we are to ALWAYS & FOREVER keep the “lost sheep” in mind!]

Not to mention that I was ALSO deceived by simply assuming that ALL Jesus movies were based DIRECTLY on the bible and never strayed from the words/events of the bible. Boy, was *I* wrong! [For example, in the bible, it says that Jesus called out the first FOUR of his 12 disciples (two by two) while walking along the sea of Galilee and in the movie “Jesus: The Greatest Story Ever Told” [starring Jeremy Sisto as Jesus],  it has the first 2 disciples coming to Jesus, instead, etc.!

[Not to mention that on the DVD movie cover and halfway through the film, it shows off Jeremy Sisto’s chest – as if to try to advertise Jesus having “sex appeal” & also contains a “letter from the Pope” in the extra features but that’ll be another post, altogether!] Now, I know some may argue “rights of the movie makers to have a little leeway” but does Jesus Christ himself EVER “ok” a little leeway when it comes to his words in the bible? NO! ABSOLUTELY NOT!

Which brings me to another point. When you see someone’s “error” (be it on a blog, Youtube, whatever), POINT IT OUT TO THAT PERSON IMMEDIATELY using patience, love and the written Word of God in the bible. And if you see, read or hear ANY false teachings on WordPress/Facebook/Youtube/etc, the bible says that we are to rebuke them (first privately: 2-3 times…….then, PUBLICALLY if they haven’t yet repented!) Though we are to do so prayerfully & with the love & guidance of the Holy Spirit. Remember that even just ONE false teaching has the power to lead MANY astray! So even ONE false teaching is one too many & must be dealt with IMMEDIATELY!

Jesus & the apostles NEVER dealt with “false teaching” in a private manner but only in a public manner! Remember that we are always & forever to have the “lost sheep” in mind as we rebuke false teachings! [Also please realize that lovingly yet FIRMLY publicly correcting false teaching is NOT the same as judging a person UNLESS you say it in a way like: “that’s a false teaching & you’re an idiot for believing/teaching it!” Many want to say that to CORRECT a false teaching is to judge a person but that’s FALSE! Like I said, correcting a false teaching only “becomes” judging someone if we correct the false teaching while insulting the person teaching/believing it. Think about it, folks!

But anyways, after a couple people pointed out some of my own “errors” to me, I IMMEDIATELY deleted all of my videos, REPENTED to the Lord and my subscribers and vowed & promised that from now on, I’d be reading the Word of God in the bible as often as I could and meditating upon it so that I’d never be deceived (or unintentionally deceive others) ever again! That’s the whole point I’m trying to make. If/when you don’t read the bible for yourself, YOU *WILL* BE DECEIVED, MARK MY WORDS!

Here’s what happens when you do NOT read the written Word of God in the bible for yourself:

1. You don’t truly know what the written word of God in the bible says or doesn’t say. Which in turn, opens you up for deception by others [especially pastors, Youtube preachers and televangelists) who “appear” to know the written Word of God in the bible. [Which, in turn, will make you fall victim to the doctrines of men, instead of the true doctrines of God/Jesus Christ Almighty!]

2. People will spiritually “walk all over you” and try to AGGRESSIVELY get you to bend to “their” way of thinking about the bible. [And because of your true lack of knowledge about the bible, such people will *succeed* in deceiving you, right and left!]

3. You will become lukewarm and lazy and won’t have the necessary spiritual armour to GROW in your faith in Jesus Christ.

4. You will not truly know what Jesus Christ expects or doesn’t expect of you.

5. You will unintentionally deceive yourself & others & become arrogant & lazy.

6. You will become part of the group of people that Jesus Christ says to someday “depart from me, ye workers of iniquity! I never knew you!”

7. Your prayer life will fall to the wayside and you’ll fall back into sin, just like that.

8. You will have no spiritual wisdom & become full of fear, having no true faith.

9. You will falsely believe that you are saved. [Note: Reading the bible in & of itself isn’t what saves you. It’s a spiritual relationship with Jesus Christ. But without knowledge of the bible, your spiritual relationship with Jesus Christ will fall by the wayside & become non-existent].

And then there’s the fact that there’s SO many different bible translations and denominations out there. “What is the deal?” you might ask. Well, oddly enough, the KJV (original King James Version) comes from one text while ALL OTHER bible versions come from another. The new versions “claim” to be translated for “better readability” but in all actuality, they change hundreds upon thousands of words (even the total “context” of many words) and even omit some words altogether. Which really makes me wonder. Revelation 22:18-19 is VERY CLEAR that we are not to add or subtract words from the bible. There are Old Testament passages that assert to that fact, as well. Not to mention the 1st century Christians copied every letter of the bible VERY, VERY CAREFULLY, so as to try to be sure that nothing was omitted or changed. But again, don’t just take MY word for it. Go to the website for yourself.

http://av1611.com/kjbp/articles/reynolds-nkjv.html

As for the reasons of many denominations? Simple. The Devil wanted people to STRAY away from the true Words of God in the bible and the ONLY way he could think of to do that was to get man to stray from the true written Word of God in the bible by clinging to TRADITIONS and teachings of man, instead of the teachings of God in the bible. Satan used the bible to destroy and divide people. That’s why there’s over 2,000 denominations today. But even the non-denominational churches aren’t exempt from false teachings. They only cling to the doctrines in the bible that THEY want to cling to, most times. In many ways, they are no different than denominational churches. But when will it all END? It will end when people crack open their bibles and START READING THEM, FRONT TO BACK. That’s when.

In closing, I would like to say that if ANYONE tries to come at you and tell you that the 10 commandments no longer apply and that Jesus Christ IS the Sabbath, RUN! FLEE from such a person and do NOT look back! Next to the damnable hearsay that “bible knowledge is not necessary”, this is one of THE MOST dangerous teachings now flying around on Youtube. This false teaching in question is like a venomous snake. Once it sinks its teeth into the soul of a person who’s turned their ears from the true word of God in the bible, it poisons their soul. And if they don’t repent & come back to Jesus Christ and his true gospel before it’s too late, they will be lost for eternity! Meaning, they will burn in the “fire that never quenches” forever & ever. Now, before you write off hell as “mythical”, check out Mary K. Baxter’s testimony of hell.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8FjG2GSapM [Part 1]

www.youtube.com/watch?v=247cFx4kQOs&feature=related [Part 2]

www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXmCGZbnWUU&feature=related [Part 3]

“What if I rebuke someone and they refuse my correction?” you may ask. Well, let me start off by asking you this. Have you spoken the truth of them with love, patience, humbleness & conviction? Have you backed up what you said with the written Word of God in the bible to lovingly show where they are in error? Have you prayed to the Lord Jesus Christ for the personal fate of their soul? If you answered yes to all of these questions and tried to lovingly rebuke the person 2-3 times and they still don’t listen by the 3rd time, then you will have to FLEE from such a person and their teachings and never look back….

That’s not to say that it’s not still possible for the Lord to still save the soul of the person at a future date. But at the current moment in time, if you’ve humbly, patiently and prayerfully tried to rebuke them 3 times already and they don’t listen after the 3rd time, they are headed on the path to darkness and if you defend them or keep on arguing with them, you will be headed on a path to darkness, too. For Jesus told us to lovingly rebuke someone that’s teaching false doctrine but Jesus never said that we are to “continually” argue & bicker with someone. [Trust me, sometimes the best way to get someone to see their error is to lovingly rebuke them 3 times and then back away & let the Holy Spirit take over the rest].