Posts tagged ‘Mocking Jesus’

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“.

 

 

There Will Be/Are Scoffers In The Last Days

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lustsAnd saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation” – 2 Peter 3:3 [New Testament, 2nd book of Peter, Chapter 3, verse 3]

One does NOT have to look far to see that there are SEVERAL “mockers” and “scoffers” in the last days. But what many people don’t realize is that “last days scoffers/mockers” were PROPHESIED in the bible over 4,000 some years ago!

These clips, sadly, are just a very small tip of the iceberg! There’s SO many, many more that I don’t have time to post! But know THIS: what the Lord has said would happen at the “End of Days” IS NOW HAPPENING…….and if that’s not a sign of the Lord’s soon return, then I don’t know what is!

However, as THIS guy points out, there is a point of “spiritual probation”. And once that “spiritual probation” time passes, it’s too late! People’s eternal fates (by the time of “probation closing”) have already been sealed! So don’t go thinking that you have all the way up to the time Jesus and his angels part the sky like a scroll to repent……..

And like I said, the videos down below are just a small “sample” of all the mocking/scoffing going on in today’s world. And the mocking/scoffing INCREASES (not surprisingly) by the year, month and even DAY! But know THIS, folks: the more and more “mocking/scoffing” there is towards Jesus Christ/Yeshua/the bible in the world, the closer and closer the Lord Jesus’s/Yeshua’s return is! But WHEN the Lord returns, he won’t be coming with peace but with a sharp two-edged sword! That’s what the bible states. 

And what’s REALLY sad is that all these mockers/scoffers down below seem to have NO IDEA of the eternal condemnation that awaits them……or don’t care…….one of the two. And like I said, these mockers/scoffers are just ones of MANY: 

Tosh.0 Beef Baby Jesus

Jewish TV show mocks Jesus/Yeshua

Larry David pees on picture of Jesus during TV Show called “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Tosh.0 Thanksgiving Gay Parade

http://tosh.cc.com/video-clips/cxybpj/thanksgiving-gay-parade’

Jay-Z & Kanye West Mock Jesus

NOTE: If you watched any of the above videos and said to yourself, “oh come on, it’s not THAT bad”, then you need to kindly re-examine the reasons of WHY you think it’s “not that bad”. The lady in the last video (the “belly dancer”) honestly looks DEMONICALLY POSSESSED at certain parts of the video if you watch it real closely! But see, that’s the problem. This world and the people OF this world have become SO desensitized to “Jesus/bible mocking” that they don’t even really see it as a “problem”, anymore! 

It always personally saddens and angers me whenever someone mocks Jesus Christ/Almighty Yeshua. For these people have NO IDEA what they’re truly saying! For if they TRULY realized the hell/lake of fire that they were headed for after this life and truly realized the total SIGNIFICANCE of what Jesus Christ/Yeshua did for mankind on the cross for ETERNAL forgiveness of sins, they’d quickly change their tune! But mostly, it’s a thing of PRIDE! People don’t like someone else (in this case, Almighty God) holding the reigns. They’d rather be in charge of their OWN destiny and fate!

BUT…….they’re not Almighty God, they didn’t create the universe and the heavens. They don’t have the eternal “say so” that they so desire. And see, that’s where Satan and his demons come in………they LIE to humanity and try to TELL THEM things such as: “You can be in charge of your own destiny”. But if THAT were so, there would BE no Revelation 20:10 which states, “And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.”

FAR TOO MANY PEOPLE in today’s world laugh off the concept of “hell” and say things like, “I don’t CARE if I go to hell, party on, whew hew!” However, those people should do this simple “exercize”. They should take the flame from a small lighter, then hold their hand over that flame……..and then imagine a flame that’s 10,000 times hotter than THAT flame……while ALSO imagining if their WHOLE ENTIRE BODY was being burned and consumed ALIVE in that flame……with NO OTHER HUMANS AROUND for companionship……a place in which Jesus says there will “WEEPING AND KNASHING OF TEETH”. Hhhmmm, doesn’t sound like such a “party” afterall, now, does it? For it is a place of ETERNAL TORMENT!!!!!! 

fire, eternal hell

Proverbs 1:22 and 1:26 state: How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?” I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh”

In other words, the Lord will MOCK mockers! And he will LAUGH when their fear cometh!

Luke 21:26 says: men’s hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things which are coming on the earth, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken”

Proverbs 3:24 says: “Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly”

All of the mockers and SNL-type syndicates are laughing NOW……..but once eternity hits, and once the Eternal Judgement seat of Christ opens up and they realize that Jesus is real and that his eternal judgement is REAL, it suddenly won’t be a “joke” anymore!

They’ll find themselves on the wrong end of God’s ETERNAL WRATH and they’ll be HYSTERICALLY CRYING OUT AND SCREAMING something along the lines of: “We were wrong, Jesus! We were wrong! Please forgive us! Please give us another chance! Please don’t send us to the flames! PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE FORGIVE US, O LORD JESUS, THOU MIGHTY SON OF GOD!” But sadly, it’ll be too late for these folks. And THE MOST PAINFUL REALIZATION “IN” the eternal flames of torment will be that they could’ve prevented it, HAD they truly listened to the Lord and all his prophets! 

“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 – [Matthew 7:21-23]

The simple truth is that “mockers/scoffers” truly have NO IDEA of the hell/eternal condemnation in the flames that they’re headed for……..and if they DO have a clue, then they honestly think “it’s not going to be that bad”. However, WEEPING AND KNASHING OF TEETH? That sure doesn’t sound like such a smooth-flowing “party” to ME, how about YOU? 

But the sad reality is that us biblical-roots Christians can preach and preach about hell/eternal condemnation till we’re blue in the face. But the truth is that if people don’t want to listen, they won’t! And there’s nothing we can say or do (WHEN a person refuses to listen to the Lord’s gospel/message), except pray and wait for the Holy Spirit to do his work in those people! Because UNTIL their spiritual eyes are opened, they will REFUSE to see!

I know it’s hard when people refuse to believe in the gospel or the reality of God’s existence. I also know it’s hard when people close to you refuse to listen to the gospel of Salvation. But you can’t give up, folks! You must STILL keep on trying! Think back to when YOU were a non-believer……would YOU have wanted some “Christian” to have given up on YOU back then, when you were still a non-believer? NO! Ofcourse not! So DON’T give up on others! Don’t give up on your non-believing friends, family and coworkers……for as long as there’s still breath in their lungs, there’s STILL HOPE that their spiritual eyes might be opened to Jesus’s everlasting gospel of eternal life AND Salvation!

One approach I sometimes employ is what I call the “Revelation 21-22 approach”. I’ll suggest a person reads the entire two chapters of Revelation 21 and 22. And then, I’ll suggest, “Wouldn’t you WANT to be in a place where there’s no pain, no tears or suffering, ONLY happiness?” Most would agree that they would. So then I’ll PROCLAIM, “well, Jesus Christ is the ONLY way to this place of eternal life and Salvation”.

Some get offended (especially if they’re Hindu, Muslim, etc.) Others get seemingly confused, as they were taught that “ALL PATHS LEAD TO ONE” (Satan’s false teaching!) And yet others aren’t sure WHAT to think. But we DO know that John 14:6 expressedly states: “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me“. 

In other words, Jesus Christ is the ONLY way to eternal life, the ONLY way to eternal salvation and the ONLY way to receive forgiveness of sins. There IS no other way! 

“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 

The Virgin Mary won’t save you, ALLAH won’t save you, Joseph Smith won’t save you, Brahma/Krishna/Vishnu won’t save you, Buddha won’t save you, SATAN/Wiccan goddessess won’t save you, you get the picture…….

You have two choices and two choices, ONLY! You can live a life FOR Jesus/Yeshua or you can live a life that’s AGAINST Jesus/Yeshua. You’re free to choose which option you want to do. But what you’re NOT free of is the ETERNAL CONSEQUENCES of said choice. So choose wisely.  

P.S.: I pray in the name of Jesus that ALL those who mock Christ – rather famous or non-famous – no matter if it’s one time or several times, will be given another chance for salvation. For Jesus Christ is the ONLY way to Eternal Salvation and Eternal Life. There IS no other way! Amen. 

 

  

God Will NOT Be Mocked!!!!!!

Most recently, I’ve read more than a couple of news articles that attempted (rather purposely or “accidentally/un-knowingly”) to “poke fun” at Jesus, the 10 commandments, or the Holy Trinity. And it just BREAKS MY HEART TO NO END!!!!!

Because God, the Heavenly Father and the Lord Jesus Christ will NOT be mocked!!!!!!!

In the bible, the Lord God LAUGHS at mockers. Yes, it’s true!!!!

Proverbs 1:26 states: “I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh”

“Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly” = Proverbs 3:34

2 Peter 3:3-4 says: “Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts, and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation”

When I was around 20 years old, I had made the mistake of “accidentally” mocking Jesus Christ’s sacrifice on the cross without even realizing it. It all seemed like such a “harmless” joke at the time I had made in passing to one of my friends. But the Lord considered it anything BUT harmless! Later that night, there was an extremely loud voice from heaven which cried out: “DON’T MOCK ME!”, followed by an IMMEDIATE “exceedingly LOUD” thunder and lightning storm!

And this neon pink lighting bolt was PERMANENTLY projecting out of this “mobile, big white ball of light”…….right outside in my front yard, just mere FEET away from my bedroom window! That was the Lord’s way of saying to me: “hey, this isn’t no ORDINARY thunder & lightning storm, this one’s JUST FOR **YOU**!”

And the neon pink lighting bolt permanently projecting out of the big white ball of light kept coming CLOSER AND CLOSER to my bedroom window! I was UTTERLY TERRIFIED! I hovered underneath my covers and started hysterically crying in FEAR, fear of my VERY LIFE! It sounded and felt like the End of the World was right outside my window; the ground “shook” a bit and the BOOM of the thunder was SO LOUD!

Whenever I started to “think” that what I had inferred about Jesus earlier that day was “pretty bad”, the lightning bolt would start to MOVE AWAY from my bedroom window and the thunder would die down a bit. However, whenever I started to “think” thoughts such as “oh, come on, Lord, what I said wasn’t THAT BAD, was it?”, the thunder would go BAM! BAM! BAM! BAM! and the lightning bolt would come CLOSER AND CLOSER to my bedroom window!

Finally, the neon pink lightning bolt started to come SO CLOSE to my bedroom window that I just completely broke down and cried harder than I ever probably have IN MY LIFE! I felt SO BAD for what I had done! I begged and pleaded for the Lord to SPARE MY LIFE and promised that I’d NEVER, EVER, EVER “accidentally” mock Jesus Christ ever, EVER again FOR THE REST OF MY DAYS!

I hovered underneath my covers and cried and cried and cried until I could cry no more! And then I suddenly had the “mere thought” of “Ya know what, Lord? You’re right, I DESERVE to die for my misdeed of earlier today! I’m a dirty, rotten, filthy sinner who’s absolutely NOTHING without you and who wouldn’t even BE HERE right now, if it weren’t for the saving grace of Jesus Christ on the cross and beyond! I’m so, so, sorry and ashamed, please forgive me and have mercy upon me, a MOST WRETCHED SINNER!”

And with that, the neon pink lighting bolt started to permanently MOVE AWAY from my bedroom window, and the thunder started to die down. And then, just a few short moments afterwards, the neon pink lighting bolt receded back UP INTO the big white, mobile ball of white light and the big white, mobile ball of white light folded itself up like a scroll of light and then receded BACK UP INTO THE SKY. And when I looked outside just then, there was a “peaceful breeze” blowing outside and I felt the Lord’s presence smiling at me, assuring me that all was forgiven and it seemed that the “peaceful breeze” blowing outside was the Lord’s “sign” to me of that.

And it’s an experience I’ll NEVER, EVER forget FOR THE REST OF MY DAYS TO COME!

Therefore, whenever I see someone “mocking” Jesus Christ/God/the bible (rather seriously or “jokingly”), my heart FEARS for that person for I KNOW the wrath of God will soon be upon that person/those people! Question is, will they be able to handle it?

“For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?” – Revelation 6:17

Today’s U.S. Society & World Has Basically Gone To Crap!!!! ;(

As of December 5th, 2013, 1:50p.m. central time, I’m SO appalled by the things going on in today’s world, that I don’t even know where to begin.

The world I grew up in, back in the 1980s and early 90s was SO much different than how things are today. For example, we actually LEARNED about U.S. History and the Declaration of Independence in our schools. Plus we were actually allowed to say the line “one nation under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance and we were NEVER taught about “homosexual relationships” and the like. In fact, it never even came up in discussion.

We also never had people suing each other (as far as I know) for the most frivolous of reasons (such as, for theoretical example: “your dog gave me a bad scratch mark on my arm so now I’m going to sue you for thousands of dollars”, etc.). Plus the TV shows back then then were actually modest (for the most part) and “family-friendly” (for example, Growing Pains, ALF, Family Ties, Home Improvement, McGuyver, Family Matters, Who’s The Boss, Quantum Leap, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, The Wonder Years, Saved By The Bell, etc.) And not only that but the shows were mostly CLEAN. They didn’t really promote cussing, drinking, drugs, teenage pregnancy, etc.

The TV shows we have TODAY that have replaced them are absolutely preposterous! Things such as Family Guy, Naked and Afraid, AMERICAN IDOL, Project Runway, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, America’s Top Model, Desperate Housewives, Pretty Little Liars, GREEK, Teen Mom, ELLEN, Charmed, Jersey Shore, Toddlers & Tiaras, SKINS (U.S. & Britain Versions), Queer As Folk, Queer Eye For the Straight Guy, Real Housewives of _____ (numerous variations), Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Dance Moms, etc. Most of these shows don’t promote the value of the traditional family and many of them promote lying, promiscuity, sexuality, drinking, etc.

Teen Mom promotes sexuality, physical battery and teenage pregnancy (obviously) while SKINS and GREEK promote sexuality, atheism, partying and marijuana use, etc. But yet, all these shows are just a few very sad examples of what our “culture” has become today. And ditto about today’s movies. (Did anyone else, for example, find it absolutely sickening and beyond grotesque that a movie would actually PROMOTE hunting/killing/massacring humans [The Hunger Games]?)

And when ya look around, there’s SO many bad things happening in today’s world and people stand there wondering why. Answer: It is because we are a world, society and nation that has turned our backs on God/Jesus Christ Almighty. Sin runs RAMPANT in today’s world: music, movies, television, videogames, etc. do anything BUT glorify Jesus Christ. In fact, they do just the opposite: they mock Jesus Christ at EVERY single turn. Don’t believe me? Here are just a few, sad examples:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wagn8Wrmzuc

Lady Gaga “Judas” video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBKnjnysqVE

Lady Gaga “Alejandro” video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu411Pf8Kb8

Kylie Minogue “All the Lovers” video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrUvu1mlWco

Miley Cyrus “We Can’t Stop” video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79fzeNUqQbQ

Madonna “Like A Prayer” video mocks God

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkPgYbdQ1kQ

Family Guy Mocks Jesus 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkZ4Ui8izKk

Family Guy Mocks Jesus, part 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fQcvO2zuEw

Movie “Saved” mocks Jesus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-S2lcmzrfY

Dante’s Inferno videogame mocks reality of God’s Judgement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAI7hnO_LNs

Dante’s Inferno videogame ending mocks reality of God’s Judgement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFwJAUMZYak

Satanic Symbols in World of Warcraft

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEzbPptF7EM

Satanic/New Age Imagery in World of Warcraft

Not to mention that today’s young people, as a whole, are generally so full of themselves (not all, but most). Just look at any Facebook or Twitter posting that most young people (specifically, in the 13-37 age range) today are making. They are all about “themselves” and no-one else. We are living in the age of “Entitlement”. Go to Youtube and you will see people boasting about how many subscribers they have or asking people to please subscribe. Go to Facebook and you will see people competing with each other by how many Facebook friends they got or how many “likes” they get on something. Also go to any blog or WordPress site and you will see RAMPANT cursing and people “hating” on one another.

And then you have the case of online bullying (which tragically in some cases, leads to suicide):

http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/15/justice/rebecca-sedwick-bullying-death-arrests/

One of the most popular music videos of the 80s. The fact that most young people of today wouldn’t even be likely to figure out how this video is actually “mocking” God and not glorifying him illustrates just how far modern society has fallen away from God.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79fzeNUqQbQ

And as we, as a nation, have fallen away from God, so have our morals. The following stories illustrate this:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/7662232/Grandmother-and-grandson-to-have-child-together.html

Grandmother wants to have surrogate baby with her grandson

http://www.theweeklyvice.com/2012/09/judge-orders-fatherdaughter-couple-to.html

Judge orders father and daughter in New Zealand to end their incestuous relationship

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpQqwSaDa6A

During a school prank, students are blindfolded, and told they are making out with someone special (another student that  goes to their school), only to later find out they were making out with their own opposite sex parents! SICKENING! ;(

6-year old girls are dressed up in provocative get-up but what’s even more disturbing is how the people in the audience (most specifically the PARENTS, of all people) are actually CHEERING! How sick can a person or group of people GET????? 😦

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAczPRl0orI 2:01-2:15 of the movie trailer is ABSOLUTELY SICKENING and made my stomach churn! ;(

Not to mention there’s been a DRAMATIC increase in school shootings and random shootings in just the past 5 years alone!

And ditto about the U.S. Economy

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505123_162-57547173/how-our-national-debt-hurts-our-economy/

http://money.cnn.com/2012/10/11/news/economy/national-security-debt/

 

ETC.

WHAT IS HAPPENING TO THIS COUNTRY??????????? HAS THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD GONE MAD OR SOMETHING??????? 😦

 

God’s Wrath vs. God’s Love/Forgiveness

You know how there are two sides to every coin? Well, there are also two sides to God. Many churches today only preach about God’s loving, forgiving grace and how “God is love”. And while God IS love, many churches of today also forget to mention something called “God’s Righteous/Divine Wrath”. It was apparent many times throughout the Old Testament and even a few times in the New Testament (after God had taken the fleshly form of Jesus Christ).

But the difference between God’s anger and our anger, is this: God’s Anger is righteous, while our anger is not. Why? Our anger (in human vanity) accompanies sin but God’s anger does not. If, for example, God is mad because most men/women in today’s times aren’t chasing after righteousness, that is classified as divine anger. But if we ourselves get angry over someone else’s un-righteousness, then our anger is sinful since we are technically judging others before we judge ourselves.

God is sovereign and created us all, therefore, he has no “need” to be measured up to anyone or anything else. AND he only wants what’s best for us. Therefore, God’s Anger is Righteous!

There were honestly many times throughout my lifetime when I was able to feel God’s love (a word of encouragement from a friend, a kind stranger who smiled at me at the grocery store, many good miracles happening in the news, the peace in my soul that comes from knowing that I’m saved in Jesus’s name, etc.)

But since “all have sinned and have fallen short of the glory of God” [Romans 3:23], that means that I, along with everyone else on this Earth, am not perfect. There have also been times in my life where I have made God VERY righteously angry.

In the year 2000 or 2001, me and a Catholic friend Sarah were just hanging at my place, chillaxing on a cloudy/rainy Friday afternoon. I was in the process of moving some furniture around and had my old bed and bed frame out in my living room. Suddenly, (or so I thought), I had this funny idea. I put myself in front of the bed frame and then held it up to either side to mimic Jesus on the cross. I said to my friend: “dudey, dudey, why have you forsaken me?” thinking it was just a funny, harmless joke. Sarah thought it was funny and turned around and did the same thing.

Later on that day, Sarah and I discovered that it was none other than…….GOOD FRIDAY!! And even though there was no violent thunderstorm or lightning or fire coming down from heaven or anything like that just then, after we both performed what we thought was our “harmless joke”, I pretty much knew in the depths of my soul somehow that God was mad at us. The only question was, how mad?

We both apologized to the Lord on the spot (while still thinking in the back of our minds that it was still a harmless joke).

Later on that night, I saw something I’ll never forget, so help me God! I was awakened by some EXTREMELY loud crackles in the sky, followed by one of THE MOST violent thunderstorms I had ever seen in ALL MY LIFE! I looked outside and there was this HUGE, white ball of light at the top of the sky and out of this huge ball of light was this thick, neon green lightning bolt. And the huge ball of light kept moving around but stayed in a fixed, stationary position in the sky every time it “stop/paused” to bring about the HUGE strike from the neon green lightning bolt, protruding down OUT of it! There was no doubt in my mind; this was the Lord’s SEVERE WRATH upon me and my friend for what we thought was our *harmless joke*.

I looked out my window and the thunder and lightning bolt kept getting closer and closer to my bedroom window!!! I LITERALLY thought it was the End of the World! I cowered in fetal position and hid underneath my blanket and started crying hysterically and praying for it all to end! And then I thought I heard three loud words coming from somewhere: “D O N ‘ T  M O C K  M E!” And I got even more scared!

And every time I thought “why are you getting so angry for, Lord? It wasn’t that bad, it was just a harmless, innocent joke! I didn’t truly MEAN anything by it! You KNOW that! Give me a break!” the lightning and thunder would go BBAAMM, BBAAMM, BBAAAMM and get closer and closer to my window! I truly thought I was gonna be struck to death with that neon green lightning bolt and DIE! I had never been more scared in my LIFE! And yet, every time I thought it WAS pretty bad what me and her had said, the *storm* would start to lessen a bit & start to move away from my window!

I was absolutely utterly terrified, worried that the Lord was gonna strike me down with that huge neon green lightning bolt any second! Once I realized how wrong I was in what I said and did earlier that day, ESPECIALLY on a “Good Friday” of all days, I just felt SO bad for what I said, that I told God that he was right and that I deserved to die for my misdeed against him; against the holy Son who saved me from death when I was younger!

And slowly but surely, the *storm* started to recede away. I saw the neon green lightning bolt being sucked back up into the sky, *into* the huge white ball of light and then the huge ball of light completely disappeared in the sky. The next thing I know, there was a peaceful breeze blowing outside. Even though I definitely did NOT deserve it, I felt as that was the Lord’s way of communicating to me that he had forgiven me after my SEVERE repentance/change of heart but to also remind me to never sin in that way ever again, less something worse should happen to me!

And I felt the Lord’s love for me SO strongly then, at that moment in time of the peaceful breeze blowing outside. Just like I also felt the total WEIGHT of my sin and how truly AWFUL it had been! [Even looking back to that, this very DAY, I’m STILL ashamed of my sin that day and of how I didn’t truly realize/recognize at that time that making ANY type of religious “joke” (EVEN if the “joke” is not meant AT ALL to mock Christ/the bible/the biblical prophets in ANY type of way) DOES in fact mock Christ/the bible/the biblical prophets. SO THINK TWICE BEFORE MAKING YOUR NEXT “BIBLICAL JOKE”. OR BETTER YET…….DON’T **EVEN** MAKE ANY BIBLICAL JOKES **AT ALL**!]  

The next afternoon, Sarah came over to my place to hang out again and she asked me “dude, did you experience that nasty, violent t-storm last night or was it just me, man?” And I was relieved to know that I wasn’t the only one who had experienced that! But anyways, we were standing there in my yard animatedly talking about it when my neighbor the next house over said to us: “STORM? Ha! What storm? There was no storm, believe me, I would’ve heard one had there been one!” Her and I both immediately looked at each other like “oh my gosh! It really WAS the Lord! D U D E!”

“For the Wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness” – Romans 1:18

But needless to say, I have definitely learned my lesson about making any types of “jokes” about Jesus and I haven’t DARED tried [even remotely] to evoke God’s Wrath since then and I’d STRONGLY recommend you people didn’t, either.

Remember: God is like a parent. He is a loving, patient parent but he CAN lose his patience at times, when we, his created children, are disobedient.

And all the people that God will send to hell and/or eternal condemnation in the flames someday are those “people” if you will, who no matter HOW many times God tried to warn and/or save them, REFUSED to be warned/saved. So remember that.