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We Must Be BORN AGAIN!

Many a “Christian” can read or quote bible verses, go to “church” every week and carry the mere “label” of “Christian”, but if they don’t truly APPLY what they read in the bible to their OWN LIVES, then they’re only a “nominal Christian”, at best.

There was quite a controversy awhile back when an atheist guy pegged many of today’s “Christians” as “cafeteria Christians” in an article. But sadly, that guy is right. Many “Christians” today think they “want the lettuce without the tomato” or the “onion without no ketchup” on their “hamburger of righteousness”. In other words, they pick and choose which parts of the bible they want to adhere to and which parts they don’t.

In fact, many of today’s “Christians” don’t read the Old Testament AT ALL! They find it to be “boring”, “outdated”, “Jewish ONLY”, etc.! But what many of them don’t realize (and what many Jews themselves out there don’t realize, as well) is that the bible (Old AND New Testaments) is ONE COMPLETE TESTAMENT of Almighty God! You can’t have the Old without the New and you can’t have the New without the Old! They are SYNONYMOUS with one another!

In fact, did you know that Jesus Christ made PRE-FLESH appearances in the OLD TESTAMENT? These are known as CHRISTOPHANIES! Here are just a FEW examples of such:

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“He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God” — [Daniel 3:25]

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Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, “Are you for us or for our enemies?” “Neither,” he replied, but as commander of the army of the Lord I have now come.

Then Joshua fell face-down to the ground in reverence, and asked him, “What message does my Lord have for his servant?” The commander of the Lord’s army replied,Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy.” And Joshua did so” — [Joshua 5:13-15]

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“And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob’s thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh.

And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me. And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed

 And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved” — [Genesis 32: 24-28, Genesis 32:30]

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And that’s just THREE examples! There’s many, many more but for the sake of time and space, I must narrow it down to those three………

But the point I want to make is that is that NOT ONLY is the bible (the ENTIRE bible, front to back) a COMPLETE TESTAMENT of God/Jesus Christ Almighty but also that we must adhere to ALL of it, not just certain parts of it!

There’s many “Christians” out there today, for example, whom DON’T believe in either the FIRST book of the bible (Genesis) or the very LAST book of the bible (Revelation). And AS SOON AS you take out ONE book of the bible, you’d then have to take out ALL books of the bible, since it’s either ALL true or it isn’t, right folks?

And I submit to you today that the bible (front to back) is 100% true! I’ve actually physically SEEN Jesus Christ during a Near Death Experience! And once you’ve SEEN him during an NDE and KNOW him to be 100% real beyond all reasonable doubt, there is no UN-SEEING him!

Nicodemus was a member of the high Jewish council, back in biblical times. And he asked Jesus Christ how to be “Saved”. And here was Jesus’s response to Nicodemus’s question:

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“Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God”[John 3:3]

Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother’s womb, and be born? Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit” — [John 3: 4-6]

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In other words, Jesus Christ is saying in that passage that we MUST be born again as “spirit-filled” believers in HIM! But the only way we can do that is through being “born again”. And the only way we can be “born again” is through WATER AND THE SPIRIT! Translation? Baptism!

In other words, getting saved is by GRACE through FAITH + OBEDIENCE! Now, before others start touting me as saying, “You’re preaching a works-based Salvation”, that’s not what I’m saying AT ALL! What I’m saying is that we’re Saved in the name of Jesus by grace through faith AND obedience!

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“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]

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Translation? You can “believe” in Jesus Christ all you want to, until the cows come home! But if you don’t also OBEY Jesus Christ and his commands in the bible, you’re not truly BORN AGAIN! And you WON’T be Saved in the name of Jesus Christ UNTIL you get truly BORN AGAIN, are you HEARING me on this, people?

Lets examine another passage, here……

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

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Look around you, folks! Has ALL been fulfilled yet, according to the bible? Or is there much, much MORE yet to be fulfilled (according to the book of Daniel, book of Revelation, Ezekiel, etc.?) Hint: ALL won’t be fulfilled until the times of Revelation chapters 21-22!

So that brings to mind my next point. What is baptism and why is it a required mark of obedience to our Lord & King [Jesus Christ Almighty?] Answer: It is the public declaration of faith, the ceremonial “washing away” of sins and the “old life”, the “spiritual cleansing/rebirth” into the “new life” with Christ, and the means by which we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit/The Spirit of Truth (which will help guide us into ALL righteousness and will tell us the things that are of God/Jesus Christ and that are NOT of God/Jesus Christ……the spirit of spiritual discernment….).

And for those who try to claim that baptism is NOT a required mark of obedience to our lord & King Jesus Christ Almighty, please prayerfully consider the following bible passages:

  1. Luke 3:16

  2. Matthew 3:13-17

  3. Mark 1: 9-11

  4. Luke 3: 21-22

  5. John 1: 29-33

  6. Mark 1: 4-5

  7. Mark 16:16

  8. Acts 2:38

  9. Acts 8: 35-38

  10. Acts 16: 31-33

  11. Romans 6: 3-6

  12. 1 Corinthians 12:13

  13. Galatians 3:27

  14. 1 Peter 3:21

Because SADLY, many “Christians” are going around today, thinking that, “All I have to do is believe in Jesus Christ and live a good life and I’m saved, easy as pie!” But it’s NOT that simple, folks! In fact, Jesus Christ describes it as a NARROW WALK!

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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 thereatBecause strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it” — [Matthew 7: 13-14]

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The Christians that think that baptism isn’t required at all for a mark of obedience to our Lord & King Jesus Christ Almighty reminds me of the people that Jesus describes as walking on a “broad path” in the above passage. Because non-believers ALSO think that baptism’s not required [as a mark of obedience to Jesus Christ Almighty] to get to the Lord’s kingdom [what THEY oftentimes refer to as “heaven”]. Do you get where I’m going with this, people?

Ofcourse, for those who are INCAPABLE of getting to a body of water [those in a coma, in EXTREME medical conditions, or other conditions which PREVENT a person from being baptized — such as the thief on the cross, for instance], the Lord Jesus will make an exception.

But in ALL other cases where a person is physically ABLE to get baptized in a body of water — or bathtub/tub full of water — and chooses NOT to? The Lord will hold that person accountable on the Day of Judgement! The non-baptized Christians will be like the people in the Matthew 7:22ish passage, 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?”

But instead of PRAISING the willfully disobedient unbaptized Christian, Jesus Christ will INSTEAD say, “I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity” – [Matthew 7:23b] 

Okay, let us backtrack once more to Jesus’s response to Nicodemus, who wanted to know how to “get Saved” in the name of Christ:

Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit” — [John 3: 5-6]

Now, there’s still some Christians out there which CLAIM that one can receive the gift of the Holy Spirit WITHOUT water baptism…..But unfortunately, there’s no scriptural basis for that [outside of the thief on the cross who got saved but that’s a whole different story altogether as the thief on the cross wasn’t ABLE to get to a body of water for baptism!]

Not to mention that Jesus Christ HIMSELF was baptized in the River Jordan, while all his disciples were full-water-immersion baptized as well! So clearly, if baptism were NOT required in any way, shape or form, A) Jesus Christ HIMSELF wouldn’t have done it and commanded others to do so and B) Jesus Christ wouldn’t have baptized me HIMSELF during my NDE when I was around 2 years old or so!

I really don’t know how it’s even possible for people to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit/Spirit of Truth WITHOUT a full-water immersion baptism. Yes, there’s plenty of “Catholics”, “Lutherans”, “Episcopalians”, etc. that get baptized “with a sprinkling” but THAT’S NOT BIBLICAL!

In fact, just look at how many “Catholics”, “Lutherans”, “Methodists” etc. SUPPORT the abominable sins of abortion, divorce, remarriage and the gay/trans movement today! That’s because they WEREN’T properly baptized with the BIBLICAL model of baptism (full-water immersion) and DON’T have the Holy Spirit (the TRUE, BIBLICAL HOLY SPIRIT OF TRUTH) residing in their souls/churches. Because if they DID, they’d KNOW the ABOMINABLE HELLISHNESS of the gay/trans movement, abortion, divorce, remarriage, etc.

Mormons are a different case. They USE full-water-immersion baptism but they do it IMPROPERLY. Since the Holy Spirit is NOT in the Mormon church, the “Spirit” that unsuspecting people can baptized INTO in the Mormon church is NOT the Holy Spirit of the bible but rather, another “Spirit”, altogether! A dark, Satanic one, that is!

The Mormon church is based on LIES! Joseph Smith had over 99 FAILED prophecies! 99! Jesus Christ Almighty? Hasn’t had one failed prophecy, YET! Just goes to show ya the difference between God’s Eternal Truth contained in Jesus Christ Almighty and the Devil’s Eternal LIES (found in the FALSE, UNBIBLICAL prophet Joseph Smith).

And I’m not even gonna touch on OTHER false religions out there that GO AGAINST Jesus Christ Almighty and his Eternal Truths found in the bible (Old AND New Testaments!)

But you got two choices and two choices, ONLY: Are you gonna FULLY submit to Jesus Christ and obey ALL his commands in the bible, including baptism/being born again of water AND of spirit? Or are you gonna follow a DIFFERENT religion, no religion, Satan’s religion, or a NON-BIBLICAL “Christian tradition”?

Because today, I submit to you that the ONLY TRUE religion on Earth is MESSIANIC CHRISTIANITY! One that adheres to both Old AND New Testaments! One that celebrates the Lord’s TRUE, 7th day (blessed, consecrated/sanctified) BIBLICAL SABBATH (Saturday) and that celebrates the TRUE BIBLICAL HOLIDAYS (such as Passover, Tabernacles, Trumpets, etc.)

One that partakes of BIBLICAL baptism (full-water-immersion baptism in the name of Jesus Christ Almighty! Because one truly wants to, not because they “have to”!) One that embraces the Lord’s truth found in the bible and rejects ALL outside sources that attempt to “tamper” with it! One that DOES AWAY WITH ALL THINGS PAGAN (Easter, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, etc.)

Because lets face it, Jews are missing the complete truth of God (as they practically do away with the New Testament and Old Testament, COMPLETELY!) They have replaced TRUTH with TRADITIONS OF MAN (the Talmud). Just like today’s “Christians” are ALSO missing half the truth (they do away with the Old Testament, as if it no longer matters!) So Christians (as a whole) only have HALF THE TRUTH of GOD!

But “BIBLICAL Christians?” They have the full 100% BIBLICAL, UNALTERED ETERNAL TRUTH OF GOD, and Satan HATES THAT! He absolutely, positively can not STAND the fact that “BIBLICAL Christians” have the full eternal truth of God in their minds, hearts, bodies and spirits! So he spiritually fights against THEM the most!

For example, he’ll send “unbiblical Christians” to try to make them DOUBT that the Lord wants them ONLY CELEBRATING the BIBLICAL 7TH DAY SABBATH and BIBLICAL HOLIDAYS! He’ll also occasionally send “old school” Jews in their path, calling them a “spiritual charlatan” for celebrating the “Jewish feasts”, and “how DARE THEY celebrate in feasts that old school Jews consider sacred”, etc.!

[Hint: They’re not so much “Jewish feasts” so much as they are BIBLICAL FEASTS for ALL the Lord’s people to observe, not just SOME!]

But WHEN, as a BIBLICAL Christian, you get that sense of, “is it REALLY wrong for me to celebrate in the biblical 7th-day Sabbath and the bible’s BIBLICAL holidays?”, KNOW THIS: Satan and his demons are silently declaring WAR on you, trying ever-so-hard to take you away from the Lord’s eternal truth! But don’t let them win, folks! Pray in the name of Almighty Yeshua that you’ll be able to stand in these last days!

And for those of you out there that think that Jesus Christ and his disciples DIDN’T partake of the 7th-day biblical Sabbath and 7 biblical holidays + 2 Minor biblical holidays? Here’s proof [while the John 5:1 feast is still up to biblical interpretation by most bible scholars]:

  • Luke 13:10 [7th Day Saturday Sabbath]
  • Matthew 26:17 [Passover/Unleavened Bread]
  • Luke 2: 41-42 [Passover]
  • John 7:1-2 & Acts 18:21 [Tabernacles]
  • Acts 2:1 [Pentecost]
  • Acts 27:9 [Day of Atonement]
  • Luke 22: 1-7 [Unleavened Bread]
  • John 7-9 [Last Great Day]
  • John 10: 22-23 [Chanukah]
  • John 5:1 [Purim?]

So therefore, if Jesus Christ and his own disciples celebrated the “Jewish feasts”, that can only mean that we ourselves are to follow their example! 

Jesus Christ is PERSONALLY REVEALED in every and every one of the “feasts”, listed up above. But yet, Jesus Christ is actually MOCKED in today’s PAGANIZED CHRISTIAN HOLIDAYS. Christmas reduces Jesus Christ to nothing more than a “helpless babe in a manger”, while Easter equates Jesus with Ishtar, the Babylonian/Persian fertility “goddess”. 

So in closing, REMEMBER:

A). We must be BORN AGAIN by WATER AND SPIRIT (Baptism – not ONLY of the body, but of the mind, heart, body AND spirit!)

B). Today’s PAGANIZED “Christian holidays” MOCK Jesus Christ, while the JEWISH/BIBLICAL HOLIDAYS actually REVEAL AND CELEBRATE Jesus Christ! 

You can follow traditions of man……….OR………you can follow the TRUE, BIBLICAL JEWISH TRADITIONS of Jesus Christ and his disciples THEMSELVES! The choice is up to YOU! But don’t say I didn’t warn you! 

Because you really DON’T want to be one of of those people whom Jesus Christ says to someday, “I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity” — Matthew 7:23b

And lets face it. Placing PAGAN TRADITIONS over the BIBLE’S TRADITIONS truly IS “working iniquity” in one’s mind, heart, body and spirit, IS IT NOT? 

I pray that all souls who read this will become BORN AGAIN by water and spirit and will PUT AWAY all things/traditions Pagan and EMBRACE the Jewishness of Jesus Christ and disciples and EMBRACE God’s traditions (7th-day Sabbath, biblical holidays), instead of man’s “traditions” (false man-made Sunday Sabbath, Christmas, Easter, etc.) Amen. 

The BIBLICAL Jesus/Yeshua Vs. the COUNTERFEIT Jesus/Yeshua

Today’s Christianity is a FAR CRY from what “Christianity” was at the time of Yeshua/Jesus Christ. Today’s Christianity worships a COUNTERFEIT JESUS! Yes………a COUNTERFEIT JESUS…….and here’s why:

CONTERFEIT JESUS WORSHIP:

1). The BIBLICAL Sabbath has been done away with and has been replaced by MORTAL MAN/the Roman Catholic Church to the FIRST day of the week (Sun-day, venerable worship day of the SUN! To say that the Sabbath was changed is to say that God made a mistake when he CREATED the 7th day Sabbath, consecrated it and MADE IT HOLY. And to say/claim that God “made a mistake” with the Sabbath? Well, I’ll let YOU figure it out, folks!)

2). Holidays such as Christmas and Easter actually MOCK Jesus Christ/Yeshua by equating him with things which AREN’T in the bible, such as chocolate bunnies, Easter eggs, adorned christmas tree IDOLS, Santa Claus, and that reduce him to nothing more than a “helpless babe in a manger”, etc. 

3). BIBLICAL holidays that fully and **TRULY** CELEBRATE & HONOR JESUS (such as Passover, Unleavened Bread, Firstfruits, Trumpets, Pentecost, Atonement, Tabernacles) are NO LONGER CELEBRATED *****AT ALL*******! Plus most “Christians” today haven’t even HEARD of them! (Sad, real sad…….)

4). [Catholicism]: Worships the SUN, not **the Son!** And the “Son” they DO worship is NOT the Jesus from the bible but rather, Helios, the Sun god (in the VISUALIZED IDOL form of Jesus!) And pretty much 99% of ALL “Christian churches” have followed suit, without even knowing or realizing it! Hint: those aren’t “halos” you see on Catholic figures but are rather used to represent SUNS!

5). Has a “superiority complex” when it comes to the Jews and claims God/Yeshua is no longer with the Jews OR falsely claims that the Jews don’t need Jesus since they are saved by the Torah……………totally disregards the fact that Jesus was a Jew and considers it a “non-issue” when in reality, the fact that Jesus was a Jew is of CENTRAL IMPORTANCE!

6). WRITES OFF the Old Testament as if it has NO significance, meaning or value and as if it no longer applies, TODAY! Also claims “the church” is a place to GO TO, not to BE! Hint: church isn’t a place we “go to” for we ARE “the church”, each and every single one of us and we’re supposed to BE “the church” within our SPIRIT! Think about it, folks! Hiding behind 4 walls once a week on the false sabbath while in the meantime not concerning oneself with the homeless, the unsaved, etc. Today’s “church model” is NOT biblical!

7). Created several million different SECTS & DENOMINATIONS (Ever wondered WHY that is? certainly they can’t ALL be right!) 

8). Often asks the question “What can Jesus do for ME?”, instead of asking what one can do for Jesus and his heavenly kingdom, etc. 

CONCLUSION: Today’s “modern institutionalized Christianity” worships a COUNTERFEIT Jesus on a FALSE MAN-MADE *CATHOLIC* SABBATH with a FALSE/PAGANIZED GOSPEL that’s absolutely NOTHING like the gospel that was around during the time of Jesus Christ HIMSELF!

“There IS no such thing as sin since Jesus payed for our sins!”, “sprinkling baptism”, “baptism delay”, “Sunday sabbath”, “Paganized holidays” and “once saved, always saved” are the prominent teachings in Christian churches today and those teachings JUST. AREN’T. BIBLICAL…..PERIOD!!!!!!

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TRUE, BIBLICAL JESUS/YESHUA WORSHIP: (And remember, place words of Jesus over words of Paul)

1). Worships on the TRUE 7th-day Biblical Sabbath (notice that Jesus and his disciples kept the 7th day Sabbath during the times of New Testament).

2). Does NOT celebrate or partake in any PAGAN HOLIDAYS such as Saturnalia/Christmas, Februar/Ester/Easter, Samhain/Halloween, etc.

3). CELEBRATES JESUS/YESHUA FULLY in the biblical feasts of Passover, Unleavened Bread, Firstfruits, Pentecost, Atonement, Trumpets, Tabernacles. There’s also 2 Minor Feasts of Purim & Chanukah).

4). Worships Jesus Christ Almighty/Yeshua who CREATED the Sun, thereby worshiping the creator and not the “created”.

5). EMBRACES the Jewishness of Jesus and the Old Testament and combines it WITH the New Testament since God/Yeshua is the same yesterday, today and forevermore, he’s EVERLASTING!

6). EMBRACES the Old Testament and realizes that the New Testament is just a CONTINUATION of the Old Testament, with Jesus Christ/Yeshua at its head, the chief cornerstone. Jesus/Yeshua actually made “pre-flesh” appearances in the Old Testament: these are known as “Christophanies” (look it up).

7). Is ONE body, ONE church, ONE gospel, and ONE Jesus/Yeshua who NEVER CHANGES; IS EVERLASTING from the End to the Beginning…..Realizes that Revelation is the CENTRAL CONCLUSION of the bible and that the bible (Old and New Testament) is ONE COMPLETE TESTAMENT OF GOD/JESUS ALMIGHY/YESHUA!

CONCLUSION: Messianic Judaism/Jewish-roots Christianity worships the TRUE, BIBLICAL YESHUA/JESUS CHRIST ALMIGHTY, on the TRUE 7th day biblical (“God-sanctified”) Sabbath, with the TRUE gospel of Yeshua/Jesus Christ Almighty with the TRUE “church model”. It embraces BIBLICAL PRACTICES such as full water immersion baptism, baptism IMMEDIATELY upon first believing, BIBLICAL HOLIDAYS, repentance of sins, fasting, prayer, and being saved by grace through faith + obedience.

However, also please remember that Almighty Yeshua/Jesus Christ calls us to do HIS will in our lives, as well…. 

Remember that Jesus said in John 14:15 “If ye love me, keep my commandments” and in Matthew 7:21 “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”.

Therefore, which Jesus Christ/Yeshua do you serve? The biblical one — the one displayed in both the Old AND New Testament? Or the NON-BIBLICAL one? Think about that long and hard, folks! Mankind has always had their “traditions”. But do their “traditions” line up with the bible? If not, WHY? You will NEVER see the Easter bunny and Santa Claus in the bible. In fact, the Easter bunny and Santa Claus make a TOTAL and complete MOCKERY out of Jesus Christ/Yeshua of the bible. Did you know that, people? Do you CARE?

In bringing all this to light, I hope you will join me in worshiping the TRUE Jesus Christ Almighty/Yeshua of the bible and put away ALL things Pagan! And that includes the FALSE CHRISTIAN PAGAN holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Halloween, etc., as like I said, those holidays only serve to MOCK Jesus Christ/Yeshua! Don’t believe me? Do the research!!!!!!

And please, please do the research on the TRUE history of Christianity and Pagan Christian holidays before it’s too late. Because soon, battle lines will be drawn (spiritual battle lines). And what side you’re “pegged” on will depend on what side you LIVE ON. And what side you LIVE ON will depend on what side you BELIEVE ON. And what side you believe on will depend on which side you ABIDE ON.

We’re humans, we have free will. We can either CHOOSE to believe in AND follow the bible (the ENTIRE bible, not just HALF of it, be it Old Testament or New Testament) or we can choose that our own Paganized MANMADE TRADITIONS (FALSE Sun-day Sabbath, Christmas, Easter) are far more important to us than God/Jesus’s traditions/decrees (BIBLICAL 7th day Sabbath, Passover, Unleavened Bread, etc.) The choice is up to you. But don’t say I didn’t warn you.

We know from the bible that there is a “spirit of Anti-Christ” roaming over the land. The Devil is like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. First, Satan established the Catholic Church based on Babylonian sun worship, repackaged. Piece of pie. Then he USED the Catholic Church to PROFANE the true gospel of the everlasting God/Jesus/Almighty Yeshua. No problem. Then he FURTHER used the Catholic Church to introduce a FAKE GOSPEL ***and*** to severely persecute the Jews/Christians who DID follow and adhere to the REAL GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST/YESHUA. No problem at’tall.

Then he EVEN FURTHER used the Catholic Church to capitulate his FALSE GOSPEL TO DECEIVE THE MASSES and used the Catholic Church’s power of intimidation to further deceive pretty much ALL if not most Christian “churches” to worship on the FALSE SABBATH with a FALSE GOSPEL and a FALSE/PAGANIZED JESUS. But did Satan stop THERE? NNNNOOOOOOOOO…………He took it much, much further. He created SECTS AND DENOMINATIONS. He gutted the AKJV and KJV to create the PROFANE BIBLE VERSIONS of NIV, NSB, NKJV, etc.

And not only that but this FALSE JESUS GOSPEL MODEL will be used to FURTHER DECEIVE THE MASSES into someday soon accepting the Anti-Christ. Evangelicals often teach “Jesus can come at any minute”. And soon, a “Jesus imposter” will come upon the Earth. He will likely be of Middle-Eastern descent and will probably even look like Jesus or an Old Testament prophet. But he WILL NOT be the Jesus of the bible. And BECAUSE many of these Evangelical Christians believe Jesus can come at any minute (The “Imminent Rapture theory”), they’ll have NO PROBLEMS believing that this IMPOSTER JESUS is the real Jesus!

And Jesus Christ/Yeshua HIMSELF warned us about this in the bible:

Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not. For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect. Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not. Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other” – Matthew 24: 23~31

And INDEED, many “false Christs” have ALREADY come to *deceive many*. But what will happen when the ULTIMATE FAKE JESUS (THE ANTI-CHRIST) arrives on the scene?

Many people (specifically Christians) arrogantly think that they WON’T be deceived by such the ULTIMATE FALSE JESUS/ANTICHRIST FIGURE. However, if they’re in a Sunday-worshiping “evangelical church” that worships in/partakes of Christmas, Easter, Lent/Good Friday, etc. that reads the NEWER bible versions such as NIV, NKJV, NSV, etc. and that’s DONE AWAY WITH the biblical holidays of Passover, Unleavened Bread, etc., they’ve ALREADY been deceived!

Therefore, they’ll be “easy pickins” for the Devil AND **THE ANTICHRIST** (**THE ULTIMATE FAKE/COUNTERFEIT JESUS**) that comes to arrive on the scene. And the book of Revelation in the New Testament gives some VERY dire warnings about those who take the mark of the beast. This FAKE JESUS will require everyone, man, woman and child to take a mark in their right hand or forehead in order to be able to buy or sell.

And oddly enough, ALL world religions are awaiting a “Messiah figure”. The Muslims are waiting on the 12th Iman or the Madhi. The Buddhists are awaiting the 5th Buddha or whatever. The Jews (as a whole) rejected Jesus Christ/Almighty Yeshua as their Messiah and are “still waiting on their Messiah” (no joke). The Brahmas/Hindus are ALSO waiting on a “Messiah figure”, as are some Indigenous peoples awaiting “The Serpent god” or Quetzalcoatl reincarnation. Just like Christians are awaiting the ANTICHRIST (the FALSE JESUS figure IN PLACE OF CHRIST).

Therefore, I submit to you that THE ANTICHRIST will come as a “Messiah figure” TO THE WORLD! And all those whose names aren’t recorded in the Lamb’s Book of Life (reference: book of Revelation) WILL be deceived by this figure and take his mark! And those who take his mark will later be burned & torchured alive FOR ETERNITY in EVERLASTING FIRE!

I believe that the Anti-christ will be of Greek and/or Middle Eastern descent and look like Jesus Christ himself (though I could be wrong). The REASON why I think this is because Satan’s goal is to deceive many. Jesus Christ is the most talked about figure in history. Therefore, it makes sense to me that THAT’S the type of form or prototype that the Antichrist would choose to appear in. Satan KNOWS that evangelical Christians are waiting for Jesus. Satan KNOWS that Muslims highly regard Jesus AND are waiting on their “Muslim Messiah”. Satan KNOWS that ALL of the world’s religions are awaiting a “Messiah figure”. And since Satan’s goal is to DECEIVE MANY, what better “disguise” than the appearance/form of “Jesus Christ”? Think about it, folks!

But it all boils down to a basic question, really. Do you worship the PAGAN Jesus talked about in today’s modern-day churches or do you worship the HEBREW Jesus talked about in the bible, Old AND New Testaments? Because remember that the ENTIRE bible is a COMPLETE testament of Jesus Christ Almighty/Yeshua, nothing more, nothing less.

 

 

 

 

The “REAL WAR” on Christ: it’s NOT Christmas!!!!!

After doing some MAJOR research and coming to know what the TRUE ORIGINS of “Christmas” are, I am just ASTOUNDED at the number of misguided Christians out there who still think:

A). there’s a “war on Christmas”

B). that the “war on Christmas” IS a WAR ON CHRIST!

C). that “Christ” needs to be put back INTO the word “Christmas”!

(And had I not done my proper research into the matter, I myself would sadly still BE one of those poor, misguided folks!)

The truth is, “Christmas” is a purely CATHOLIC/PAGAN INSTITUTION. The word “Christmas” comes from the words “Christ MASS”. And quite incidentally, the Roman Catholic Church created *modern-day Christianity* OUT of PAGANISM! The Christmas festival is actually based off of the Pagan Festival called “Saturnalia”. And it was during the festival of “Saturnalia” that grostesque things were done to Biblical-roots Christians

https://thetruthandlight.wordpress.com/2008/12/25/saturnalia-the-real-roots-of-christmas/

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According to the following page:

http://www.simpletoremember.com/vitals/Christmas_TheRealStory.htm

How Did Christmas Come to Be Celebrated on December 25?

  1. Roman pagans first introduced the holiday of Saturnalia, a week long period of lawlessness celebrated between December 17-25.  During this period, Roman courts were closed, and Roman law dictated that no one could be punished for damaging property or injuring people during the weeklong celebration.  The festival began when Roman authorities chose “an enemy of the Roman people” to represent the “Lord of Misrule.”  Each Roman community selected a victim whom they forced to indulge in food and other physical pleasures throughout the week.  At the festival’s conclusion, December 25th, Roman authorities believed they were destroying the forces of darkness by brutally murdering this innocent man or woman.
  2. The ancient Greek writer poet and historian Lucian (in his dialogue entitled Saturnalia) describes the festival’s observance in his time.  In addition to human sacrifice, he mentions these customs: widespread intoxication; going from house to house while singing naked; rape and other sexual license; and consuming human-shaped biscuits (still produced in some English and most German bakeries during the Christmas season).
  3. In the 4th century CE, Christianity imported the Saturnalia festival hoping to take the pagan masses in with it.  Christian leaders succeeded in converting to Christianity large numbers of pagans by promising them that they could continue to celebrate the Saturnalia as Christians.[2]
  4. The problem was that there was nothing intrinsically Christian about Saturnalia. To remedy this, these Christian leaders named Saturnalia’s concluding day, December 25th, to be Jesus’ birthday.
  5. Christians had little success, however, refining the practices of Saturnalia.  As Stephen Nissenbaum, professor history at the University of Massachussetts, Amherst, writes, “In return for ensuring massive observance of the anniversary of the Savior’s birth by assigning it to this resonant date, the Church for its part tacitly agreed to allow the holiday to be celebrated more or less the way it had always been.”  The earliest Christmas holidays were celebrated by drinking, sexual indulgence, singing naked in the streets (a precursor of modern caroling), etc.
  6. The Reverend Increase Mather of Boston observed in 1687 that “the early Christians who  first observed the Nativity on December 25 did not do so thinking that Christ was born in that Month, but because the Heathens’ Saturnalia was at that time kept in Rome, and they were willing to have those Pagan Holidays metamorphosed into Christian ones.”[3] Because of its known pagan origin, Christmas was banned by the Puritans and its observance was illegal in Massachusetts between 1659 and 1681.[4]  However, Christmas was and still is celebrated by most Christians.
  7. Some of the most depraved customs of the Saturnalia carnival were intentionally revived by the Catholic Church in 1466 when Pope Paul II, for the amusement of his Roman citizens, forced Jews to race naked through the streets of the city.  An eyewitness account reports, “Before they were to run, the Jews were richly fed, so as to make the race more difficult for them and at the same time more amusing for spectators.  They ran… amid Rome’s taunting shrieks and peals of laughter, while the Holy Father stood upon a richly ornamented balcony and laughed heartily.”[5]
  8. As part of the Saturnalia carnival throughout the 18th and 19th centuries CE, rabbis of the ghetto in Rome were forced to wear clownish outfits and march through the city streets to the jeers of the crowd, pelted by a variety of projectiles. When the Jewish community of Rome sent a petition in 1836 to Pope Gregory XVI begging him to stop the annual Saturnalia abuse of the Jewish community, he responded, “It is not opportune to make any innovation.”[6] On December 25, 1881, Christian leaders whipped the Polish masses into Antisemitic frenzies that led to riots across the country.  In Warsaw 12 Jews were brutally murdered, huge numbers maimed, and many Jewish women were raped.  Two million rubles worth of property was destroyed.

III.     The Origins of Christmas Customs

  1. The Origin of Christmas Tree
    Just as early Christians recruited Roman pagans by associating Christmas with the Saturnalia, so too worshippers of the Asheira cult and its offshoots were recruited by the Church sanctioning “Christmas Trees”.[7] Pagans had long worshipped trees in the forest, or brought them into their homes and decorated them, and this observance was adopted and painted with a Christian veneer by the Church.
  2. The Origin of Mistletoe
    Norse mythology recounts how the god Balder was killed using a mistletoe arrow by his rival god Hoder while fighting for the female Nanna.  Druid rituals use mistletoe to poison their human sacrificial victim.[8] The Christian custom of “kissing under the mistletoe” is a later synthesis of the sexual license of Saturnalia with the Druidic sacrificial cult.[9]
  3. The Origin of Christmas Presents
    In pre-Christian Rome, the emperors compelled their most despised citizens to bring offerings and gifts during the Saturnalia (in December) and Kalends (in January).  Later, this ritual expanded to include gift-giving among the general populace.  The Catholic Church gave this custom a Christian flavor by re-rooting it in the supposed gift-giving of Saint Nicholas (see below).[10]
  4. The Origin of Santa Claus
  5. Nicholas was born in Parara, Turkey in 270 CE and later became Bishop of Myra.  He died in 345 CE on December 6th.  He was only named a saint in the 19th century.
  6. Nicholas was among the most senior bishops who convened the Council of Nicaea in 325 CE and created the New Testament.  The text they produced portrayed Jews as “the children of the devil”[11] who sentenced Jesus to death.
  7. In 1087, a group of sailors who idolized Nicholas moved his bones from Turkey to a sanctuary in Bari, Italy.  There Nicholas supplanted a female boon-giving deity called The Grandmother, or Pasqua Epiphania, who used to fill the children’s stockings with her gifts.  The Grandmother was ousted from her shrine at Bari, which became the center of the Nicholas cult.  Members of this group gave each other gifts during a pageant they conducted annually on the anniversary of Nicholas’ death, December 6.
  8. The Nicholas cult spread north until it was adopted by German and Celtic pagans.  These groups worshipped a pantheon led by Woden –their chief god and the father of Thor, Balder, and Tiw.  Woden had a long, white beard and rode a horse through the heavens one evening each Autumn.  When Nicholas merged with Woden, he shed his Mediterranean appearance, grew a beard, mounted a flying horse, rescheduled his flight for December, and donned heavy winter clothing.
  9. In a bid for pagan adherents in Northern Europe, the Catholic Church adopted the Nicholas cult and taught that he did (and they should) distribute gifts on December 25th instead of December 6th.
  10. In 1809, the novelist Washington Irving (most famous his The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle) wrote a satire of Dutch culture entitled Knickerbocker History.  The satire refers several times to the white bearded, flying-horse riding Saint Nicholas using his Dutch name, Santa Claus.
  11. Dr. Clement Moore, a professor at Union Seminary, read Knickerbocker History, and in 1822 he published a poem based on the character Santa Claus: “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.  The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in the hope that Saint Nicholas soon would be there…”  Moore innovated by portraying a Santa with eight reindeer who descended through chimneys.
  12. The Bavarian illustrator Thomas Nast almost completed the modern picture of Santa Claus.  From 1862 through 1886, based on Moore’s poem, Nast drew more than 2,200 cartoon images of Santa for Harper’s Weekly.  Before Nast, Saint Nicholas had been pictured as everything from a stern looking bishop to a gnome-like figure in a frock.  Nast also gave Santa a home at the North Pole, his workshop filled with elves, and his list of the good and bad children of the world.  All Santa was missing was his red outfit.
  13. In 1931, the Coca Cola Corporation contracted the Swedish commercial artist Haddon Sundblom to create a coke-drinking Santa.  Sundblom modeled his Santa on his friend Lou Prentice, chosen for his cheerful, chubby face.  The corporation insisted that Santa’s fur-trimmed suit be bright, Coca Cola red.  And Santa was born – a blend of Christian crusader, pagan god, and commercial idol.

 

  1. The Christmas Challenge
  • Christmas has always been a holiday celebrated carelessly.  For millennia, pagans, Christians, and even Jews have been swept away in the season’s festivities, and very few people ever pause to consider the celebration’s intrinsic meaning, history, or origins.
  • Christmas celebrates the birth of the Christian god who came to rescue mankind from the “curse of the Torah.”  It is a 24-hour declaration that Judaism is no longer valid.
  • Christmas is a lie.  There is no Christian church with a tradition that Jesus was really born on December 25th.
  • December 25 is a day on which “BIBLICAL CHRISTIANS” have been shamed, tortured, and murdered.
  • Many of the most popular Christmas customs – including Christmas trees, mistletoe, Christmas presents, and Santa Claus – are modern incarnations of the most depraved pagan rituals ever practiced on earth.

Many who are excitedly preparing for their Christmas celebrations would prefer not knowing about the holiday’s real significance.  If they do know the history, they often object that their celebration has nothing to do with the holiday’s monstrous history and meaning.  “We are just having fun.”

Imagine that between 1933-45, the Nazi regime celebrated Adolf Hitler’s birthday – April 20 – as a holiday.  Imagine that they named the day, “Hitlerday,” and observed the day with feasting, drunkenness, gift-giving, and various pagan practices.  Imagine that on that day, biblical-roots Christians were historically subject to perverse tortures and abuse, and that this continued for centuries.

Now, imagine that your great-great-great-grandchildren were about to celebrate Hitlerday.  April 20th arrived. They had long forgotten about Auschwitz and Bergen Belsen.  They had never heard of gas chambers or death marches.  They had purchased champagne and caviar, and were about to begin the party, when someone reminded them of the day’s real history and their ancestors’ agony.  Imagine that they initially objected, “We aren’t celebrating the Holocaust; we’re just having a little Hitlerday party.”  If you could travel forward in time and meet them; if you could say a few words to them, what would you advise them to do on Hitlerday?

On December 25, 1941, Julius Streicher, one of the most vicious of Hitler’s assistants, celebrated Christmas by penning the following editorial in his rabidly Antisemitic newspaper, Der Stuermer:

If one really wants to put an end to the continued prospering of this curse from heaven that is the Jewish blood, there is only one way to do it: to eradicate this people, this Satan’s son, root and branch.

It was an appropriate thought for the day.  This Christmas, how will we celebrate?

AUTHOR: LAWRENCE KELEMEN

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Truth be told, the REAL WAR on Jesus Christ/Christ began around 325A.D. at the Council of Nicea. That is when the TRUE, BIBLICALLY-MANDATED 7TH DAY SABBATH, was CHANGED from Saturday to SUN-DAY, venerable worship day of the SUN!

And then, at the 365A.D. Council of Laodicea, things ONLY got worse! That is when it was FORBIDDEN to rest on the TRUE Sabbath (Friday sundown to Saturday sundown) and when “Christians” and “Jews” were FORCED BY LAW to WORK on the Sabbath and REST on Sun-Day, venerable worship day of the Sun (practices CLEARLY forbidden by the bible!)

But no, it doesn’t even stop THERE! It gets EVEN worse! It was also FORBIDDEN for Christians and Jews living in the Roman Empire at that time to eat UNLEAVENED BREAD/fast/pray (a biblical command) and to celebrate the TRUE “Holy Days” of the Lord, including the following:

  • Passover

  • Feast of Unleavened Bread

  • Feast of Firstfruits

  • Pentecost

  • Feast of Tabernacles

  • Day of Atonement

  • Feast of Trumpets

So quite honestly, the time between 325A.D. and 365A.D. is when the TRUE WAR on “Christ” (atleast in the modern day time) began! So don’t be fooled! The Roman Catholic Church is one of THE MOST evilest organizations in history! It pretty much turned all Christianity into a LIE! It took the Jewish religion and turned it INTO *ANCIENT BABYLONIAN SUN WORSHIP, REPACKAGED*! Don’t believe me? DO THE RESEARCH AND SEE FOR YOURSELVES BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE!!!!!!!!!!!

22 Lies of the Modern Day Christian “Church”

1). **The Church Is A Building And Not A Body Of Believers**

FALSE!

Around the time of 325A.D., Roman emperor Constantine decided that “Christians” should have a “church building” like the Pagans did and thus, attempted to change the meeting practices of ALL Christians within the Roman Empire and royally commissioned several church buildings to be built. In fact, he is considered the “father of church buildings”.

But we know from the bible that church buildings are NOT biblical! In other words, the TRUE “church” of Jesus Christ Almighty IS the body/assembly of believers THEMSELVES and NOT a “building”! Several bible passages in point:

 John 2:19Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up

**Mark 14:58** “We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands” 

Matthew 26:61And said, This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days

[Note: The top 3 passages all talk about Jesus Christ speaking of HIS BODY, which had REPLACED the Jewish temple in significance and WOULD permanently replace the Jewish “temple” AT his death and resurrection, as recorded in Matthew 27:51 and Mark 15:38]

Matthew 27:51And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent

Mark 15:38And the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom

Ephesians 2:19-22 states: “Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God; And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone; In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord: In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit

Acts 2:47Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved

Acts 17:24God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth NOT in temples made with hands

2 Corinthians 5:1For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens

Hebrews 9:24 For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us

Matthew 8:20 “Jesus said to him, “The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head

Matthew 5:14-16Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven”

The whole entire CONCEPT of a “church building”, in and of itself, is a MANMADE INSTITUTION, by man, FOR man, ADMINISTERED by man and NOT for or by Jesus Christ Almighty (lets get real, here!) The modern day “church” operates LIKE A BUSINESS (money offering plates, “church budgets”, church real-estate, pastor salaries, etc.)

Not to mention that Jesus’s apostles and followers were more like a “traveling assembly of believers”. Jesus Christ carried no money or possessions with Him. In fact, the “assembly” of believers went OUT into the world (into the public square and market places to preach the Lord Jesus’s message of Salvation, they didn’t hide behind 4 walls one day a week!) Instead of trying to invite outsiders IN, they instead CHASED AFTER the “outsiders” to preach the message of Salvation. Where and when do you ever see that sort’ve thing happening today (outside of a few Jehovah’s Witnesses going door to door — but that’s a different post for a different day). 

Most “Christians” of today actually HIDE behind the 4 walls of the “church building” instead of BEING the church. Because remember that the TRUE “church” of Jesus Christ is the BODY OF BELIEVERS!

Now, does that mean that the “true church” (the body/assembly of believers themselves) CAN’T meet inside a building every week? No. Because people that meet in a building every week can still “BE” the church (attending to the poor and needy, etc.) all throughout the week if they TRULY desire to live by Jesus Christ’s holy commandments. But they can NOT (if they are to be 100% biblically accurate) call the “building” the “house of God”, say that “church buildings are biblical — historically speaking” or say they are “going to church“, for they must remember (biblically-speaking) that they ARE “the church”! 

2). The Sabbath Day and the Lord’s Day are one and the same.

FALSE!

The Sabbath is a day of rest/reflection/celebration each week (which is biblically on SATURDAY) while the Lord’s Day refers to the time of revelation and judgement. This is evidenced by Amos 5:20, Isaiah 8:22, Isaiah 13:10, Obadiah 1:15, and Zephaniah 1:15

3). The Sabbath is on Sunday and not Saturday.

FALSE!

Constantine CHANGED THE BIBLICAL 7th Day SABBATH from Saturday TO SUN-DAY, venerable worship day of the SUN! Therefore, modern day Christianity is more or less just ANCIENT BABYLONIAN SUN WORSHIP, REPACKAGED!

4). One must wait to be baptized.

FALSE!

During the time of Jesus and the apostles and the 1st century, “Christians” got baptized almost IMMEDIATELY upon believing upon the name of Jesus Christ, with little or no delay!

5). One must tithe in order to have financial favor from the Almighty.

FALSE!

There is NO biblical command to tithe 1/10th of one’s income! Just like there is NO biblical command to tithe to pay for “church building upgrades” or the “pastor’s new car”, etc.

6). The Lord’s supper is supposed to be a SOLEMN assembly with a simple wafer cracker and shot glass of wine.

FALSE!

The Lord’s supper was/is supposed to be a FULL FESTIVE MEAL of HAPPY CELEBRATION with each partaker partaking of it EQUALLY! As in, it is NOT EVEN BIBLICAL to have one person “set above” another for the Lord’s supper since, according to the bible, ALL partakers of the Lord’s Supper are considered EQUAL and NO-ONE has the right, biblically speaking, to dress up in special garments and set up an “alter table” that only the priest/pastor is allowed to pray over!

During the time of the Last Supper, Jesus and his 12 apostles were partaking of the Last Supper during PASSOVER, when a Passover lamb was to be sacrificed/slaughtered.

And in ancient/current Jewish tradition, the PASSOVER was/is an ELABORATE meal.

So in other words, it was meant to be a FULL MEAL.

We find evidence of that in Acts 2: 46-47, Luke 14: 12-14, and 1 Corinthians 11:20. (Ofcourse, 1 Corinthians 11:20 is about Paul condemning the ones who PROFANED the Lord’s Supper by not waiting for all the poor people to come to the feast and these “rich folks” having eating/drinking early, leaving hardly anything left for the poor people when they [the poor people] finally arrived to the feast of the Passover/Lord’s Supper).

And not only that but ALOT of preparation went INTO the Lord’s Supper BY the disciples FOR the “Passover meal”. Why all that “prep” if there was only gonna be ONE tiny sip out of a cup of wine and one TINY little wafer cracker to eat? Think about it, folks!

The REASON so much “prep” was involved is because it was a “Passover meal”, which, in turn, was an ELABORATE/FULL MEAL!

7). The Lord is pleased by lavish churches/buildings.

FALSE!

If anything, NOTHING makes the Lord Almighty angrier than to have humans think that “the church building” is the church, when in all actuality, the TRUE CHURCH is the BODY OF BELIEVERS! The believers in Jesus Christ Almighty ARE themselves “the church”!

8). Sermons/pews/”dressing up for church”/tithing/paid pastors/choirs are biblical.

FALSE!

All of things are rooted deeply in PAGAN TRADITION and have NO ROOTS IN THE BIBLE!

9). Only the PASTOR is qualified to read/know/study scripture.

FALSE!

According to the bible, we (ALL believers in Jesus Christ Almighty) are ALL considered “ministers” in God’s eyes, and are called to be so unto the “unbelieving world”, according to the bible!

10). Non-pastoral staff are not ALLOWED to preach about the bible or “be smart enough to do so” to others.

FALSE!

The bible calls us ALL “ministers” unto God and says in Matthew 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost“.

11). Going to “commercialized/institutionalized” church (as a whole) every week produces spiritual growth.

NOT NECESSARILY!

It actually can actually hinder spiritual growth, when one hears the sermon of ONE person (the paid pastor – who oftentimes WON’T preach about SIN and REPENTANCE OF SIN) while NOT getting to hear about OTHER PEOPLE’S experiences with God/Jesus Christ Almighty.

However, it all depends on the church and the pastor. If the pastor preaches about bible prophecy and how congregants need to REPENT of their sins and SPEAK OUTS against homosexuality/sodomy/etc but does so with love, then chances are that’s it’s a good “church” and that it WILL produce spiritual growth.

And there’s a few good “end times prophecy” churches out there today (Calvary Church-Kaneohe, http://www.openyoureyespeople.com/Evangelist Anita Fuentes), etc.

But today’s “commercialized” Christian churches (as a whole) are DEAD *because* of the fact that they (as a whole) do NOT teach bible prophecy or repentance of sins, etc. And it’s THOSE particular churches that I’m addressing, here (Hint: think about all the “politically correct” mega-churches out there, today and all those churches that ACCEPT open homosexuals among their ranks and that WON’T preach about sin)……

12). The “commercialized/institutionalized” church is a good place to meet other bible believing/bible-adhering Christians.

NOT NECESSARILY!

In a large church, it can honestly take well over a year to get to know each and every single member of a “church” and most people that go to a church are honestly more interested in their own lives, rather than in other people’s. Sad but true. Plus most Christians today that go to a “traditional/institutionalized” church will look at you funny if you tell them that you believe the bible is 100% LITERAL and that you think homosexuality’s a sin. I’M SERIOUS!

That is, UNLESS you can find a “church” that actually DOES teach and preach the bible 100%. And there’s a few good churches out there that DO just that, especially in the South (and ESPECIALLY small churches). But for the MOST PART, today’s Christian churches (as a whole) are SPIRITUALLY DEAD!  

13). Jesus Christ considers it a sin to not go to “institutionalized church” every Sunday (the “Catholic man-made Sabbath”).

FALSE!

Jesus Christ is actually GLORIFIED when a person forgoes “institutionalized man-made Sabbath/Sunday church” altogether in order to read/study the bible at home and ALSO when they celebrate the Lord’s TRUE, BIBLICAL 7th Day Sabbath (which is SATURDAY!) That way, the spiritual relationship one has with Jesus Christ is MUCH more personal and less “forced/commercialized”. In fact, I’ve learned FAR MORE about Jesus Christ & his gospel in my own PERSONAL study of the bible at home and by a couple of good “online/end times prophecy churches” [such as Calvary Chapel – Kaneohe and Evangelist Anita Fuentes] than by going to any “institutionalized modern-day church” (as a whole).  

14). A person must “go to church” in order to be/become a “true Christian”.

FALSE!

A “true Christian”, by Jesus Christ Almighty’s/the bible itself’s definition, is one who abides in truth and shares that truth with others. In other words, a Christian believer is supposed to BE “the church”, not “GO TO CHURCH”. 

So how does one do that? Simple. Read the bible, front to back, KING JAMES VERSION.

And then after one reads it, BELIEVE IT, 100%, every word, and then APPLY IT to one’s life. Learn it, live it, breath it, make it a part of your every breath in life. How? Easy. Forgive the people who’ve hurt you in your life. Preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and Salvation to others. Be slow to anger and quick to forgive. Don’t be jealous of what others have. Don’t bow down to statues or obsess over/worship celebrities. Make the 10 commandments an everyday part of your life. Generously/cheerfully give to others who are less fortunate than you, etc.

15). ALL “Christians” go to spend Eternity with Jesus Christ someday.

FALSE!

Matthew 7:13-14 states: “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“.

Translation? VERY FEW “Christians” will eternally reside with Jesus Christ someday. VERY. FEW. And THE REASON why that is, is because of the “false biblical model” practiced in EVERY SINGLE CHRISTIAN “CHURCH” TODAY!!!!!!!!!!

And here’s what Jesus Christ has to say on such matters:

“Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye” — Mark 7:13

And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?” — Luke 6:46

 I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain” — Galatians 4:11

“I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies” — Amos 5:21

16). Christmas and Easter, and the celebration of them, thereof, are completely biblical and “please the Lord” in their observance(s).

FALSE!

Both are rooted in PAGAN TRADITION from the ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, ANGER THE LORD **HIGHLY** and have ZERO ROOTS IN THE BIBLE! That’s right, you heard me. ZERO!

In fact, here is the Almighty’s view on “Christmas” and “Easter“:

For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe. They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not – Jeremiah 10:3-4 [Note: please keep in mind that this was from the OLD TESTAMENT, long before the first “Christian christmas” was ever observed!!]

“They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst, eating swine’s flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the LORD” — [Isaiah 66:17]

I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, which walketh in a way that was not good, after their own thoughts; A people that provoketh me to anger continually to my face; that sacrificeth in gardens, and burneth incense upon altars of brick; Which remain among the graves, and lodge in the monuments, which eat swine’s flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels” — [Isaiah 65: 2-4]

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled” — [Matthew 5:17-18] (And we know from the bible that all won’t be fulfilled till the VERY END of Revelation, chapter 22 in the New Testament, think about it, folks!)

17). There are NO “Pagan elements” in the modern day Christian “religion”.

FALSE!

Every single thing ABOUT modern day Christianity are ROOTED IN PAGANISM! DO YOUR RESEARCH, FOLKS!

  • The sermon
  • Paid pastors
  • Tithing 10% of one’s income
  • Church buildings, in and of themselves
  • The church choir
  • Pews
  • Submissive participation in “the sermon”, instead of active participation
  • Idols
  • The burning of incense
  • Pagan holidays repackaged as “Christian holidays”
  • Waiting to be baptized
  • {If Catholic or Lutheran}: The worship of the VIRGIN MARY & “demons” (which they FALSELY claim are “saints”)
  • Etc.

PAGAN THEFT

18). All of the Lord’s holidays outlined in the Old Testament in Leviticus 23 are “Jewish holidays, ONLY” and “no longer apply to *Christians* today!”

FALSE!

Jesus Christ and the apostles celebrated all SEVEN of them, plus the 2 “Minor” feasts of the Lord (Chanukah and Purim). The ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (still in bed with their Pagan counterparts and Pagan tradition) created the FALSE CHRISTIAN/PAGAN HOLIDAYS that you see today, including Christmas, Halloween, Easter, St. Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Lent, Good Friday, etc.)

Truth is, there is NOTHING that the Lord God Almighty hates MORE than when seemingly “Christian” people take a PAGAN holiday (such as Christmas or Easter, for instance) and then try to stamp HIS Almighty name on it! He considers these “Pagan Christian” holidays A COMPLETE ABOMINATION! You want to know WHY? Because the eternal truth of Jesus Christ is NOWHERE in these “Pagan feasts of TRADITION!”

And all the 7 feasts of the Lord outlined in Leviticus 23?

  • Passover

  • Unleavened Bread

  • Firstfruits

  • Pentecost

  • Trumpets

  • Day of Atonement

  • Tabernacles

They’re just as applicable TODAY as they were in the times of the Old AND New Testaments, so don’t be fooled! And the REASON why these 7 feasts of the Lord ARE so significant and important to the Lord is because EACH individual feast of the Lord is either FULFILLED in Jesus Christ or is a foreshadowing of the fulfillment of Jesus Christ! For example: The Feast of Tabernacles will be fully revealed/fulfilled in Jesus Christ during the time of the 1,000 year reign of Jesus Christ on the Earth (the Millennial Kingdom). Other feasts of the Lord have ALREADY been fulfilled in Jesus Christ Almighty.

Nevertheless, Jesus Christ HIMSELF still celebrated in all SEVEN of the feasts of the Lord, plus the 2 “Minor” Feasts, **EVEN** during the times recorded in the New Testament. Why? Because essentially, these 7 feasts of the Lord, including the 2 “Minor” Feasts (Chanukah and Purim), are a celebration of HIM and HIS Eternal Truth and Almighty Power and Glory! Because you have to remember is that he IS Almighty God in the Flesh! Not to mention he even MADE “spiritual appearances” throughout the Old Testament (this is what’s called a Christophany – look it up!)

Truth be told, we are NEVER told or commanded in the bible to paint Easter eggs, eat Easter ham, cut down or decorate Christmas trees, dress up in costumes and ask for presents/candy, etc. And quite honestly, what DO chocolate bunnies, hard-boiled eggs, Easter bunny, Santa Claus, Cupid, presents and Halloween costumes/candy have to do with the Holy Son of God, Jesus Christ Almighty? Answer: ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! So there’s your answer, folks: our own “human Pagan traditions” are an ABOMINATION to the Lord God Almighty! Which is WHY we shouldn’t celebrate them!

Many people today blindly go through human “traditions” of “church” and “holidays” but never seem to stop to ask themselves WHY. They’re much too comfortable clinging to their own traditions, rather than clinging to the TRUE traditions of God. And believe me, UNTIL the Lord opened up my eyes, I used to be one of them!

Here, in the following article, this guy explains why we shouldn’t celebrate Christmas in further detail:

http://www.ucg.org/holidays-and-holy-days/top-10-reasons-why-i-dont-celebrate-christmas/

It’s funny how the Roman Catholic Church PAGANINZED “Christianity” and DID AWAY WITH **TRUE CHRISTIANITY** (Christianity that stays 100% true to Jesus Christ and HIS eternal truth/ways and HIS true JEWISH/BIBLICAL ROOTS of the bible!) Believe me, there is a REASON why Jesus Christ and his apostles still celebrated the 7 feasts of the Lord, that is because in the Lord’s eyes, they were REQUIRED FEASTS, not *optional*, as some modern-day Christians/Christian pastors would LOVE to have you believe!!!!!!!!!!!!

19). The book of Revelation is not literal and/or not important to Christians of today’s time.

FALSE!

The book of Revelation is actually IMPERATIVE to read, know and understand during today’s time. It is a LITERAL book of what is going to happen in the near future and also contains DIRE WARNINGS about what’s called “the mark of the beast” and all those who take it! (And trust me folks, it’s only a matter of time before they will attempt to FORCE microchip implants/some sort of marks into human beings……it will be a “new requirement” for “security purposes” in jobs, banking, etc……

And without this mark/implant, one will not be able to buy or sell……so they (the dark side) will make it a REQUIREMENT so one MUST get it in order to feed themselves and their families and do basic commerce. But I’ll tell ya right now: better to starve (if necessary and if it comes to that), rather than take the implant to feed oneself/one’s family. SERIOUSLY!)

Many people (especially in the churches) falsely believe that “Jesus Christ will understand someday if I need to get a mark/microchip implant someday in order to feed my family; he’ll forgive me”. But sadly, those poor folks are HIGHLY MISTAKEN! Because WHOEVER takes the mark or gets the implant or whatever will NOT BE FORGIVEN FOR **ALL** OF ETERNITY **AND** WILL BE THROWN INTO ETERNAL FLAMES OF TORMENT ON THE DAY OF JUDGEMENT!

So think about that for awhile. Think about that long and hard and ask yourself if it’s REALLY worth it, getting the mark for “temporarily security” in a world that’s soon going to pass away someday, when you gain ETERNAL SECURITY in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ Almighty if you’re willing to FORGO “temporarily security” by literally NOT taking the mark/implant or whatever when they (the dark side) start demanding it.

They (the dark side) will lie and try to say there’s “nothing sinister” about the mark/implant, that it’s “technologically safe” and so on and so forth but DON’T BELIEVE THEIR LIES! Cause remember: they WANT people to get this mark/implant! They know full darn well that whoever gets this mark/implant will be DAMNED FOR ETERNITY and so that’s exactly what they want! They know they themselves are damned already, so they want as many people as humanly possible to be damned right along WITH them! DON’T LISTEN TO THEM AT ANY PRICE! MARK  MY WORDS!

20). Bible prophecy, in and of itself, is not important or relevant to us, today (as Christians).

FALSE!

1/3 of the Bible itself, if not more, is DEDICATED to bible prophecy, as it’s the spirit of eternal truth/Jesus Christ Almighty, of what was, what is and what is to come. It’s actually the CENTRAL CONCLUSION of the bible. Jesus Christ is the Holy Son that was, that is, and that is to come:

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last” – Revelation 22:13 [Jesus Christ, speaking to John on island of Patmos, in a vision]

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made” – John 1: 1-3

“And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy” – Revelation 19:10

And not only that but bible prophecy is HOW the Lord God Almighty proves He is who he says HE is, and that the bible is what it says IT is (100% testimony of the Word of God and the Word of God IS Jesus Christ Almighty, HIMSELF!).

Not to mention that the Lord God Almighty uses bible prophecy to WARN PEOPLE, to ENLIGHTEN people and yes, sometimes to PUNISH PEOPLE/AN ENTIRE NATION, when they’ve done wrong! It is also the instrument by HOW He demonstrates to mankind that HE, and HE alone, is SUPREME and that NOTHING in the ENTIRE UNIVERSE can happen outside of his heavenly power! NOTHING!

He also uses bible prophecy as a means of spiritual/social/political decipherment so that WHEN certain things begin to come to pass, it won’t catch the Lord’s people unawares!

“And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe” – John 14:29 [Jesus Christ, speaking to his disciples]

In other words, Jesus Christ isn’t just EXPECTING you to “take His word for it” (of all things written in the bible), He’s given you bible prophecy to PROVE that every word of the bible is true!

21. Jesus’s birth is to be commemorated/celebrated!

FALSE!

NOWHERE in the bible does it say that we should celebrate Jesus’s birth! Only that we should celebrate his death, resurrection and ascension!

YES, the angels, shepherds, wise men, were ELATED at the birth of Christ and had EVERY single reason to be, but NOWHERE in the bible are we COMMANDED to celebrate Jesus’s birth. Plus notice the bible leaves out details of HOW we’re “supposedly” supposed to celebrate Jesus’s birth. And trust me, there’s a REASONING for that, people!

On other other hand, we’re told EXACTLY how to celebrate Jesus’s death, resurrection and ascension! And that is ofcourse, by partaking in what’s called “the Lord’s supper”.

Our first biblical example is provided in Luke 22:19-20 with Jesus Christ speaking to his 12 disciples during the Last Supper: “And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, ‘This is my body which is given for you: this do 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”.

[[“But, behold, the hand of him that betrayeth me is with me on the table. And truly the Son of man goeth, as it was determined: but woe unto that man by whom he is betrayed!” – Luke 22:21-22]]

Acts 2: 46-47:And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved”.

Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee. But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just” – Luke 14: 12-14

Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord’s table, and of the table of devils” – 1 Corinthians 10:21

 “For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord’s death till he come” – 1 Corinthians 11:26

22). “Church service”, in and of itself, is supposed to be a “Solemn Assembly”.

FALSE!

People that lived during the time of Jesus had several small “house churches” (who were all ONE CHURCH UNITED — as a whole — as they did NOT have “sects” and “denominations” back then). And each “small assembly” of believers had JOYOUS “meetings” (which were back then biblically called “love feasts”) in which they focused on the CELEBRATION of Jesus’s resurrection & consequent ascension up to heaven 40 days after the resurrection!

They invited the poor to these “feasts”. And they were elaborate meals (likely every Sabbath – SATURDAY). And they called them “love feasts” since these “feasts” were NOT ONLY meant to JOYOUSLY CELEBRATE Jesus’s triumph over death and hell, but because they were meant to illustrate Christ’s “unconditional love” towards mankind (in general) and also towards others less fortunate than them (the blind, the maimed, the poor, the sick, etc).

In other words, small “house churches” at the time of Jesus JOYOUSLY CELEBRATED HIM/his triumph over death and hell on the cross, they did NOT treat Jesus as though he were some “dead dude” in a “solemn-like funeral procession”, like alot of churches do, today!  

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Note: Don’t just take MY word or someone else’s word for it, DO THE RESEARCH FOR YOURSELVES!

HERE is a good place to start…………

PAGAN CHRISTIANITY

2008 Edition, Revised & Updated

From Christian to Messianic/Jewish roots Christian

What very first began the journey for me was the day I was sitting on the living room couch in the apartment, re-reading a children’s illustrated bible that a relative had gotten for me when I was little. [And this particular bible has *specific* sentimental value to me since it is THE bible that was given to me not long after I had a near-death experience where I met Yeshua/Jesus Christ for the very first time in my life, with no previous knowledge of him]. 

Anyways, as I was sitting there joyfully re-reading my favorite parts out of that particular children’s illustrated bible, a peaceful breeze blew through the apartment and a soft, still voice said/whispered to me”Yeshua”.

I said “what?” It said/whispered to me once more “Yeshua”. And then a sudden understanding dawned upon me. This was the HEBREW/ARAMAIC name for Jesus! I was excited! I was happy! I had just had an encounter with the Holy Spirit of God and I felt truly blessed! 😉

So I was one step closer to the truth at that time. I knew Jesus’s Hebrew/Aramaic name was Yeshua but at point in time, that was about ALL I knew, around the year 2001-2007 or so? My mom was raised Lutheran and my dad was raised Methodist but they had both pretty much abandoned the Christian faith in their adult years, so I had no real spiritual grounding, while growing up. And though I had read the “official” bible (the Holy Bible that’s in churches), IN ADDITION to the bible given to me as a child, there were still alot of things about Jesus Christ/Yeshua that I didn’t quite understand.

And though I wanted and longed to go to a Christian church, I didn’t feel spiritually grounded or knowledgeable enough to be around other Christians “that have been going to church their whole lives”. I went to Lutheran services a time or two but felt out of place, like I didn’t belong there, like something was missing. And the only other place I had to turn to for spiritual advice was my bestfriend, who was Catholic and I knew there was something “odd” about the Catholic faith back then but I didn’t know exactly what, at the time. So I gave up going to church altogether and several years went by, with me sporadically reading/studying my King James Version bible at home.

And then, in the last four years or so, I had, for some reason, become PARTICULARLY interested in researching WHAT it was about the Catholic Church that was wrong, since it was nagging and eating away at me, on the inside. And after doing lots of research, I finally found out what it was about the Catholic Church that was WRONG/FALSE! And it set my soul at ease, just being able to know the truth about it. But I still had many unanswered questions about Jesus’s true role with the Old Testament, since I knew that Jesus was a Jew.

And it was only within the last year or so that I had become HIGHLY INTERESTED in learning about the JEWISH ROOTS OF CHRISTIANITY and it was there, during that time, that the Lord Jesus/Yeshua finally revealed his truth to me. The truth about the TRUE SABBATH (Friday sundown to Saturday sundown: 3 stars visible in the sky) and about HOW and WHY the Old Testament (Torah) still applies! And about WHY I (as well as all other Christians) must STILL participate in the Lord’s 7 Annual Feasts (Passover, Feast of Tabernacles, etc.) And about WHY Christians should NOT celebrate the Pagan holidays of Christmas, Easter, New Years, St. Valentine’s Day, Halloween and Birthdays!

But I WILL say this! After I had changed my “point of availability” at my work so I wouldn’t have to work on Shabbat/The Sabbath, (which remember, begins Friday evening at sundown), I’ve have COUNTLESS ATTEMPTS by people trying to get me to work on the Sabbath (Friday evenings & sometimes asking me to work on Saturday) giving me any NUMBER of excuses as to why they wanted me to work on the Sabbath and it used to happen at my work practically EVERY SINGLE WEEK! It was MADDENING! The Devil and his demonic representatives were TRULY trying to keep me from worshiping on the Lord’s TRUE Sabbath (Friday SUNDOWN to Saturday sundown!) Which only serves as FURTHER EVIDENCE to me that YES! Friday sundown to Saturday sundown IS the Lord’s true Sabbath!

A couple of my Christian friends think that I’m “superstitious”  or “in the wrong” for wanting to follow the ORIGINAL Jewish roots of Christianity but I know in my heart and soul that the Old Testament (Torah) applies just as much TODAY as it did yesterday in the days of Old. But today’s Christians (in general) have SO many arguments about why they “think” the Old Testament no longer applies. But in Matthew 5:17-18, Yeshua/Jesus Christ has THIS to say: 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”. [Everything won’t be fulfilled until the very END of the Book of Revelation — which is chapter 22!]

I will admit I’m STILL in the process of learning more about specific practices that must take place on the Sabbath/Shabbat and the 7 Annual Feasts of the Lord. Like, for a Passover meal, for example, there’s things called a Seder Meal/Plate, Kiddish Cup, etc. And since I wasn’t born and raised in the Jewish faith, or any faith in particular, it’s hard for me to find good resources out there that tell me how to celebrate such holidays. The website http://www.hebrew4christians.com provides some pretty good information on the history of the Jewish holidays and learning Hebrew language, etc.

There’s also a couple of good books that I’m reading right now that shed some light on the subject. But they still don’t give specifics (as far as I know) about WHAT type of modern-day material can be used to construct the dwelling for Feast of Tabernacles (if any). Then again, I’m still only in the very beginning chapters, as of right now. But so far, they are both some VERY good reads! [P.S.: If there’s any other fellow Messianic Jews out there who can give me more information about the challah, kiddish cup, seder meal, etc, please let me know – Thanks!]

BIBLICAL FEASTS FEASTS OF THE LORD

What’s Called “Christian” Isn’t Always Christian! BEWARE!

I am amazed just how many people today think that just because certain music is labeled as “Christian“, that it must AUTOMATICALLY be good. But that personally can’t be further from the truth!

Here are just a few, sad examples of what modern day “Christian music” entails:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIcrgRMogP8 [Christian metal]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIbkTH1b1gU [Christian electro]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l18KIdZ_pDc [Christian rock]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73rjIq8UoEk [Christian rap]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3o8tjegpI8 [Christian rock]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAP51A4g5m8 [Christian country/pop]

Compare all those modern day examples with music that might’ve been traditional around the time of Jesus Christ

Christian Berdahl’s music seminar drives home the point I want to make on this:

Not to mention that pastor JD Farag gives an EXCELLENT presentation on the subject:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9d45_rO2bs&list=PL48B6C4A6FF0FEC56  Part 1 [watch from 3:12 and on]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=880cC2_rWBs&list=PL48B6C4A6FF0FEC56 Part 2 [watch from 2:10 and on]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmQtH4Yfzo4&list=PL48B6C4A6FF0FEC56  Part 3 [watch from 2:36 and on]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uWLMfk3nDc&list=PL48B6C4A6FF0FEC56  Part 4 [watch from 2:30 and on]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkdHUfnZ3Ss&list=PL48B6C4A6FF0FEC56  Part 5 [watch ALL of it]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ghhibj2vD1I&list=PL48B6C4A6FF0FEC56  Part 6 [watch ALL of it]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKMTE6AXjII Part 7 [watch ALL of it, but specifically focus around 1:30]

Plus walk into just about ANY church worship today and you won’t find the true spirit of God anywhere NEAR! For Satan has now taken over today’s Christian music and today’s Christian churches. Just look at the number of today’s Christian churches who now OPENLY SUPPORT GAY MARRIAGE and/or have OPENLY GAY CLERGY/PASTORS!

I even most recently had an experience where I walked into a local Lutheran church and had the shock of my LIFE! Not only did they entrust a 7-10 year old boy in a suit to take care of the “offering plate”, who seemed to scowl with disgust at anyone not putting money in it, but the pastor noted that the money wasn’t EVEN counted/accounted for (from what I understand of it), they barely mentioned the name of Jesus Christ AT ALL, sung hymns for a good 45 minutes, had people dressed to the nines, had a HUGE idolatrous statue of Jesus by the altar and (GASP!) had something written at the very bottom of their worship literature which stated “glory be to the Roman Catholic Church” or something of the like. I was HORRIFIED! And I’ve never stepped foot back inside that church ever, EVER again!

But then it finally occurred to me. It wasn’t just the Lutheran church or the Methodist church or the Baptist church etc., that had gone astray. But in fact, practically ALL the local churches here where I live have gone astray. Why? Because first of all, they were all worshipping on SUNDAY, which is the WRONG SABBATH! [The bible says the Sabbath is the SEVENTH day of the week, NOT the FIRST DAY of the week!] And secondly, all they seemed to care about were money, appearances, church budgets, who’s donating the most to charity, ways to RAISE more money for the church, and numbers. Not ONE person I saw ever gave their testimony of how they came to faith in Jesus Christ or even seemed to give a care in the world about me or why I was even there. In fact, Jesus Christ was barely even mentioned at all. Not to mention that I didn’t feel spiritually alive while attending any of their sermons. In fact, I felt quite dead on the inside.

Many Christians (and even non-Christians alike) seem to think that “being a true Christian” means going to church every Sunday and also that ANY music or object labeled as Christian is OK. But that couldn’t be further from the truth! God is not confined to a building or 4 walls. Many pastors and church people think that having a beautiful “building” will somehow glorify God and glorify their particular church. But they are only fooling themselves. For God searches the hearts and minds of ALL people. God cares more about what they are doing to serve HIM, rather than what they are doing to serve themselves or fellow man/popular culture!

So that begs of question, then…….what IS true Christian music and what IS a “true Christian?” and/or a true Christian church?

Answer A: TRUE Christian music comes from the soul. It is whatever music calms our minds and spirit and INSPIRES us to worship and serve God/Jesus Christ. Can someone truly say that Christian metal (which sounds no different from secular metal) or that Christian rap or electro music calms their spirit and truly INSPIRES them to worship/serve God/Jesus Christ?

Answer B: A TRUE Christian is one that reads the bible (front to back), takes it to 100% heart and actually believes and does what it says. For example, a person can’t just believe in the 10 commandments, the Oliviet Discourse/Sermon On The Mount and the Old & New Testament teachings about the Sabbath, etc. A person must actively KEEP THEM. For Jesus Christ said in the bible “if you love me, you will obey my commandments”. They will REPENT of their sins and realize their NEED for a Savior (Jesus Christ). They will also practice what they preach. For example, if they say people should give to the poor, then they will do likewise. They will also be wise as a serpent but gentle as a dove. They will strive to live their lives as close to the “ideal” as possible that Jesus Christ set for his followers in the bible. They will be slow to anger and quick to love. They will care more about what Jesus Christ thinks of them than what the world/popular culture/other people think of them. Etc.

Answer C: A TRUE Christian church is a small fellowship of believers who not only READ the bible front to back but that take it to 100% heart. So in other words, a TRUE Christian church would make the SEVENTH DAY (Saturday) the SABBATH, and NOT the First day of the week (Sunday). Plus they would also (in general) NOT partake in Pagan/Pagan Originated Holidays such as New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween, Birthdays and Christmas and WOULD partake of the Lord’s Seven Annual Holidays (which the Lord’s people will STILL be celebrating, even during the time of the Millennial Kingdom – specifically the Feast of Tabernacles).

And no, I’m honestly not sure HOW ancient biblical peoples kept track of their age and what not. They didn’t celebrate birthdays more than likely, since the bible would’ve likely mentioned it if they had. But they had to’ve done SOMETHING to keep diligent track of how old people were back then and I’m not sure what that “something” is. If anyone ever finds the answer, let me know.

But I ask you this: the next time you or your church celebrate a holiday, ask yourself if that holiday is really, truly of God/Jesus Christ or not and rather or not the bible truly commands you to celebrate such holidays. If not, then it would be wise to not celebrate them and focus on worshipping Jesus Christ, instead (the one you SHOULD be worshipping if you are a true Christian).

And when you listen to “Christian” music or videos on Youtube or read “Christian” magazine articles or blogs, or watch “Christian” movies on Netflix, etc., ask yourself if that music, video, book, article, blog is truly “biblical” or not. Because believe it or not, there are many things in Christian movies that actually go AGAINST the bible. One example of this is in the movie called “Jesus: The Greatest Story Ever Told”, starring Jeremy Sisto as Jesus. There are SEVERAL biblical inaccuracies, as follows:

1). John the Baptist tells Jesus to repent of his sins. This is an abomination! For Jesus Christ HAD no sin!

2). Mother Mary had to prompt Jesus to go out into the world and “find his way”. This is wrong! Jesus Christ knew who he was from the beginning and needed no “prompting” on anyone’s part, for example, when he stayed in the heavenly Father’s house (the temple) when he was only 12 years old!

3). When father Joseph dies, Jesus gets angry and yells at God, demanding Him to bring Joseph back to life. The real Jesus would NEVER do that. He said from the beginning that everything he did was not his will, but the will of the Father in Heaven. 

4). Instead of Jesus going out to greet/collect the first of his two disciples while they were fishing on the boat, the 2 disciples first come to HIM!

5). When confronted by a Gentile woman begging for help, Jesus (Jeremy Sisto) says : “this woman has taught me that my message is for the Gentiles, too” [Jesus Christ is the Lord and he NEEDS no teaching from ANY “human”!]

6). He has a romantic interest in Mary (sister of Martha) & considers marrying her [Jesus doesn’t lust!]

7). He has no siblings [a nod to the Catholic church, that claims that Mary was a perpetual virgin, even though the bible says that JESUS HAD BROTHERS AND SISTERS!]

8). He is baptized in knee-deep water with SPRINKLING, instead of FULL IMMERSION!

9). A crippled man he healed had to be helped to walk afterwards due to his atrophied muscles still being weak and painful.

10). Instead of Jesus being on the boat WITH the disciples DURING the time of the STORM, the movie shows Jesus (Jeremy Sisto) out in the middle of the ocean [during the time of the storm] walking TOWARDS the boat.

And I’m sure there’s probably more, but the for sake of space, I will just cover those 10, for now. But the point I want to try to make is that what is called “Christian” isn’t always, truly Christian. You can’t mix truth with lies! Therefore, I’m sad to say that the movie Jesus: The Greatest Story Ever Told is a lie! It depicts a human, non-divine Jesus. I mean, even just looking at the video cover makes me CRINGE! It shows the actor who portrayed Jesus with his robe a little down and his chest showing, AS IF to subconsciously advertize him as some sort of “sex symbol!”

Actually, my best advice to you all is NOT to watch “Jesus movies”. Because the one I just mentioned up above is only a slew of MANY biblically inaccurate movies out there! And the producers/directors want to cry out “right of creative film-making” but the truth is, you can’t exchange the true, biblical truth of Jesus for a lie!

I pray that ALL who read this will further think about what type of reading, blogs, movies, music, tv they let into their hearts, minds and homes, and do away  with the things that aren’t pleasing to the Lord Yeshua/Jesus Christ and that all Christian movie/music producers will STOP making biblically inaccurate music and movies and start making TRUE, biblical music and movies, based 100% from the bible, word for word, King James Version. Amen.