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The foolish say there is no God

Psalm 53
“The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good. God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see of there were any that did understand, that did seek God. Every one of them is gone back: they are altogether become filthy; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread: they have not called upon God. There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, because God hath despised them. Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! When God bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.”

Romans 3:10-12
“As it is written, There is none righteous, no not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.”

Romans 1:20
“For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse.”

Malachi 4
“For behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch. But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healings in his wings; and ye shall go forth and grow up as calves of the stall. And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, saith the LORD of hosts. Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded unto him in Horeb for all Israel, with the statutes and judgements. Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD: And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.”

 

 

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Preaching of the Cross

1 Corinthians 1:xx

Preaching is Foolish  to the Perishing  ~  Verses 18-19 ~
“For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.” Two thousand years ago, as today, many of the people laughed and scorned at Jesus and His message of salvation. How about you? Do you consider Jesus to be “just a man”, a historical figure of good moral character? Are you ready to accept Him as the Messiah and Son of God? The miracle of what He accomplished at the cross is no joke, it is not a fairy tale, or the product of imagination. No. It was and remains the greatest gift God could have given to us; forgiveness of sin through the shed blood of His Son.

Wisdom of God  ~ Verses 20-21 ~
“Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world?: hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.”  Human nature is to consider ourselves wise beyond measure, everything we do is right, and to take offense at being called foolish. God’s word, however, states that He alone is wise, and only a fool rejects Him. See Proverbs 1:7, Psalm 14:1.

Stumbling blocks and Foolishness  ~ Verses 22-23 ~
“For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom: But  we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness;” Do you consider the claim of Jesus Christ to be the Son of God, as outrageous? Is your pride and stubbornness a stumbling block? Will you allow your unbelief and pride to condemn you to the lake of fire? Please, consider carefully, as God will not accept “I didn’t know” as an excuse. God created every human being with a natural, indwelling knowledge of Himself, but will you listen?

Foolishness of God and Men  ~ Verses 24-25 ~
“But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God. Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.” God is strong, but we are weak. He is eternal, we are temporal. If you are willing to  considered a fool by the world, you can be considered wise by God, and receive eternal life through His Son. Not a bad arrangement, eh?

Blessings,

 

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Earth corrupted before the LORD

“The earth also was corrupt before God; and the earth was filled with violence. And God looked upon the earth, and behold, it was corrupt: for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and behold, I will destroy them with the earth.”

Verse Reference: Genesis 6:11-13

Memory Lesson: Renewal of the earth is forthcoming, and we all need to be ready for His coming.

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Why Evolution is a LIE

EVOLUTION vs CREATION

Choice #1: The universe, life, and all creation came to exist by random chance. Evolutionists scorn Christians for having “blind faith” in the Bible and existence of God. Objectively speaking, the evolutionists have a very great problem to deal with as we shall later see. As I understand, the Darwinian Theory of Evolution goes something like this: Long ago in the distant past, a singular event called the Big Bang occurred, bringing into being the universe, galaxies, stars, planets and such. This explosion created all things, distributing elemental matter and energy throughout. Allowing for eons of time, all of the astronomical bodies were created and formed. Continuing to allow for sufficient eons of time, life came into existence. Going forward, all of life’s glorious diversity and beauty, exist solely due to the process of evolution.

What exactly is evolution? What is its driving force? How precisely does it occur? Our children are taught in school that the human species evolved and descended from primates. Assuming this was actually possible, what was the catalyst for change? Why would a fully-evolved primate, or any other creature, perfectly adapted to its environment, undertake a process of evolution and change to improve and grow? Consider that all primates have the ability to mate and reproduce without genetic mutation. This biological capacity must have evolved as well, agreed? They are able to gather food, make a shelter, establish social structure, develop a language, communication skills, and so forth. All of these essential characteristics must by necessity, must also have evolved along with their physical makeup.

Given all this, what caused primates to slowly evolve into humans? Did they prefer to drive automobiles rather than swing from tree to tree? Would they rather play video games than chase sticks? Were they lacking anything? No. No. No! Science has determined that primates have something like 98-99% of our DNA, therefore they say it is a small evolutionary jump for primates to become human. This small genetic difference makes all the difference in the world, for primates are not on the same level as humans, nor did we evolve from them. Considering that God created humans to be part of His family, this small difference of 1-2% is enormous. Yes, all of life became animated and functional from God’s breath, but they were not all provided with His Spirit. This singular difference is the key that unlocks a right and proper understanding of this entire question.

Before moving on, may I ask you a question? Can you create something from nothing? If your answer is no, then the theory of evolution must be a lie, for this is its most basic premise. How about you go and create a wooden table. Can you do that? Great!! Before you begin, I should give you some conditions, namely: We will assume that you do in fact exist. No wood is available because trees do not exist, so you will need to create trees. To make a tree will require elements such as nitrogen, oxygen, carbon, and so on, so you must create them as well. Further, the tree will need soil, water, sunlight and heat, so you must add these to your creation to-do list. Also, you do not have any tools, computers, research facilities and so forth to help you, so they must be created as well. Have a I left anything out?

 Let us try another one shall we? I will give you all the parts required to assemble [not create] a car. Yes, all of the parts in a great big pile over there on the floor. Listen, it is almost lunch time and I am a bit hungry, and am going to run out for something to eat. While I am away, take all of the car parts and throw them at one another. That’s right, you have the general idea. Now when I come back, you can show me the lovely car which you have assembled [not created]. What’s that now, you need some tools? I am very sorry, but that would be cheating. You do not want to cheat do you? No, you assemble the car by randomly throwing the parts together. One more thing, there are no instructions or prints to follow, and the thousands of parts only fit together one way. Bye now, see you later, good luck and have fun!

Do you still want to believe in evolution? Can you create a rose? More specifically, can you create a rose from nothing? No. Therefore, the theory of evolution remains at best a quaint curiosity, which in reality in no more than a lie.

Choice #2: There is a sovereign God who has always existed, created all things, and recorded His word for us in the Bible. Yes, this acceptance is an act of faith that God does indeed exist. Those who believe in evolution also have a type of faith, a false faith mind you, but faith none the less. Their faith is this: A long ago big bang event distributed all of the matter and energy throughout the universe, although they cannot explain where the raw materials came from in the first place, or how this process got started. Nor how all things, inanimate and living were created by random chance. Have you finished the table or assembled the car yet? That evolution continues today at an imperceptibly slow pace (by faith), and that humans continue to evolve is simply ridiculous.

One final question they cannot answer is, why? What is the purpose of life? Evolutionists cannot explain this. Philosophy cannot answer this question. God however, has answered this question for us in the Bible. Which will you choose? Either choice requires an act of faith. Will you enter into the light or continue to stumble around in the dark? Will you choose life or death? Make the right choice – please.  

GOD BLESS
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Blessed be the poor

Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled.
Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.
Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man’s sake.

Luke 6:20-22 (KJV)

Are ye hungry for the word of God? Does your soul thirst for the words of truth? Do ye take the time to drink daily of His cup of life? The word of God is more valuable than fine jewels, more precious than gold, and sweeter than wine. It is our daily food unto salvation and refreshment unto our soul. Like the potter who maketh the clay, in like manner does His word build up, layer upon layer until the new creation is able to stand on its own. Blessings unto all ye who daily place their trust in the word of life and truth. O  how my soul hungers for thy word, how my heart pants after thy commandments. My LORD and King, this world persecutes us, laughing us to scorn, and makes us foolish in their eyes. Their tongues are like arrows of fire, lies and vanity springeth forth from their depths. When your kingdom commeth Father, then shall your saints   rejoice with gladness in our hearts. Ye foolish of this world,  you are empty, broken and utterly destitute, likewise all of us once were before we came unto thee, our God, King and LORD. Persecute us O fallen world, make murmuring behind us, and lay snares before us, it matters not. Our future is set, the script is written and the banquet booked.

The word of our God shall not ye extinguish, nor shall your wickedness prevail. Victory is assured, resting upon the ancient promises. O ye of this world, cast off thy sins and embrace life, otherwise only death and destruction await thee. All ye nations of the earth, hear ye the word of the LORD. A controversy He has with thee, that shall not be diminished. His wrath upon thee will He pour, then shall all nations cry unto heaven for reason of their suffering. They have forsaken thy ways and rended their heart, their ears are closed and hearth not thy voice. Have mercy upon them O LORD, and do not utterly destroy them. Will ye grant them time to repent? Will ye hear the cries of many upon the earth? How much time is still to unfold? When shall the end be, my King and LORD?

This world has a terminal disease which must be purged from all creation before there can be true peace. All of man’s ways are vanity, all is for nought, and there is no good upon this earth. God is not allowing pain, suffering and death to rule upon the earth, rather it is he who is causing it. The hardness of man’s heart, the stubbornness of his ways, and the lusting after evil, has brought his judgment against. From this, the LORD will not turn back. The reign of sin and death must not be allowed to continue forever without end. The enemy is defeated, knowing his days are counted as few and the battle nearly at an end. Listen not to the god of this world, turn away from his seducing lies; believe them not, for they only lead to death. The path to glory is established, and we shall not turn back. There is only one path, only one way, and only one option. Blessings unto you O LORD for the shed blood of your Son Jesus, cleansing us clean of our sins and laying a bridge to salvation. Come. Join us. Kneel at His cross and accept His offer of salvation. Repent of thy sins and lies. Come. The LORD is waiting for you. Come. The truth stands ready to embrace you. Come. The days grow short and time passes by. The day when He calls TIME!, approaches. What will you do upon that day? There is no place to flee, nowhere to hide and none you can call. Except one. Call upon the LORD Jesus now, while you are able.

Many blessings in His name,

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Our God is all-loving

What a tremendous truth  – our loving God values us so much that He sent His son Jesus Christ to take the penalty of our sin.  Consider, from the moment we are born, our inherent sinful nature condemns us to death. Sin may simply be defined as any action or thought that goes against the laws and commandments of God. Because Adam and Eve sinned against God in the Garden of Eden, they have passed along the curse of death and sin through their descendants. Because of our natural carnal nature we are condemned to death from birth. However by accepting the love of God for what it is, a tremendous and remarkable gift, we may be  reconciled to God, through our Saviour Jesus Christ. You must clearly understand, that while God loves the sinner, He hates the sin. In order for us to be accepted by Him, we first must address the sin problem, through the acceptance of Jesus as our saviour and repenting of our sins.

It is a truth of scripture that while God loves us completely, He will not force us to love Him, because that would be a kind of rape. No, He loves us so much that He has granted us free choice about seeking  after Him freely. He loves you but hates your sin. He loves me but hates my sin. After choosing to accept His free offer of salvation, the penalty of my sins was deemed paid in full due to the sacrifice of Jesus at Calvary. Am I now free to sin? No!! Upon true conversion and receipt of the Holy Spirt, our carnal nature is replaced little by little over time, with a new spiritual nature. Looking back at my old life, I hate what I was then, and loathe the things once deemed good. There was repentance, and a change in direction away from death and towards life.

You have the same option available to you, offered freely with no strings attached. Will you leave the darkness behind and enter into the light? Will you abandon the lies of this world and freely accept the truth? This world has been declared terminal and destined for destruction and renewal. The plan of God cannot and shall not be altered, the course has been set and the stage readied. The time for each of us is running out and there is no time to waste. I pray for each of you, that you will make the right decision while there is still time.

In the blessed service of Jesus Christ,

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Blessings and Cursings

Even among Christian circles, few of us are aware of the underlying cause of death, pain, suffering and a broken-down world. To understand the answer we need only to look no further than our Bibles, and in particular, Deuteronomy 28 and Leviticus 27. Just like us today, the LORD assured Ancient Israel of tremendous blessings for obeying His laws and commandments. More importantly, He guaranteed their destruction if they chose to follow their own ways in disobedience.

This is the reason for all of the hurt, pain and untold suffering in our world. Sadly to say, but even most Christians today do not obey the LORD. Yet there is hope. Individual repentance and a heart-felt admission of our sins before the Almighty God brings forgiveness, and a new start in Jesus Christ. I plead with you all to follow the teachings in the Bible, and to be wary of the teachings of men and religious institutions. Time is short and the night far spent. The end of this present world is near and judgment is coming, guaranteed by the word of the LORD Almighty Himself. May He lead you to the truth that will never end.

God bless all of you,

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True Advice

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver or fine gold. The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.

A prudent man forseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished. By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.

Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them. Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

Psalm 22:1

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Godly communications

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness. The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good. A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.”

Verse Reference: Proverbs 15:1-4

Memory Lesson: A soft answer turneth away wrath.

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Hated by all nations

“Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall hate one another. And many false prophests shall arise, and shall deceive many. And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.”

Verse Reference: Matthew 24:9-12

Memory Lesson: Ye shall be hated by all nations because of Me.

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