Emergence of the First Beast
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Rev 13:3-9
3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.
4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?
5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.


Event list:

  1. Introduction to the one-world political/religious system and the antichrist

  2. The growing interfaith movement desecrates the communion Sacrament with the Heathen

  3. Clergy compromising the Christian Churches into ungodly abominations, in the very name of God


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Introduction to the one-world political/religious system and the antichrist.

There are two beasts spoken of in the thirteenth chapter of the book of Revelation. The first beast [Rev 13:1-10] is the emerging one-world political/religious system that we see gaining strength and power at a breakneck speed in our present generation. This confederacy of all the world's Nations, Educational systems (Media), Monetary systems, and most importantly the Religions will be in effect under the rule of one Governing body. This will make it possible for the antichrist to step in, take the reins, and assume control of most every soul on the planet. This antichrist is the second beast of Revelation chapter thirteen, and he is satan himself, who comes first before Jesus Christ's Second Advent, and he claims to be the True prophesied Messiah.

The second beast [Rev 13:11-18] is satan himself in his role as the antichrist. See the THE ANTICHRIST in-depth Bible study. The word 'antichrist,' in the Greek language that the book of revelation was written in, does not mean what it means in our English language. It does not mean 'the prevention of' as in antifreeze. But rather it means 'instead of' as in an imposter. The word antichrist in the Greek language is antichristos (an-tee'-khris-tos), and it is composed of two words, the second word Christos (khris-tos') you recognize as Christ. But the first word anti (an-tee') has a very revealing definition, it means 'instead of' or 'a substitution' for something. When this prefix is used of a person it means that he is an imposter to whomever the prefix anti is attached to. In this case (anti-Christ); he is an imposter to Christ:

Greek word #473: anti (an-tee'); a primary particle; opposite, i.e. instead or because of (rarely in addition to): In the King James Version Bible, all the other places where the translators encountered to prefix word 'anti' they translated it into the following English words and phrases:

Translation of the Greek word 'anti' in the KJV Bible is: "for, in the room of. Often used in composition to denote contrast, requital, substitution, correspondence, etc."

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THE FIRST BEAST AS SEEN IN REVELATION 13:1

Revelation 13:1

1 And I*1 stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast*2 rise up out of*3 the sea*4, having seven heads*5 and ten horns*6, and upon his horns ten crowns*7, and upon his heads*8 the name of blasphemy*9. (KJV)

Explanations from above verse: *1 I = Saint John, the author of the book of Revelation. *2 beast = The first beast, which is a one-world system. You will notice that this beast had many heads and horns. God's Word does not incorporate monsters. Multi-headed simply means 'many rulers', a federation of the world's national powers). *3 out of = From the midst of. This beast system rises from the nations of the world. *4 sea = Seas equals peoples. In the book of revelation, the waters are used to symbolically denote the peoples (see note below). *5 seven heads = This represents the entire planet, the seven regions as in the seven continents. *6 ten horns = Horns always signifies power in the Bible (both Old and New testaments). These ten horns are the ten great powerful world confederacies on the earth at the time (NATO, NAFTA (the Americas), EEC (European), APEC (Pacific rim), UN (Global), . . .) These confederacies evolve, merge, and change names too fast to be able to name them presently, but they are developing at breakneck speed in our generation, the final generation. *7 ten crowns = Crowns denote Royalty or rulership. These ten crowns are the ten leaders (kings, Presidents, Prime ministers, Secretary Generals, . . .) of the ten horns (global alliances). *8 upon his heads = Upon all the world's peoples through their confederated leaders. *9 blasphemy = They are against God, scurrilous, i.e. calumnious, impious (against God); for by then the world will have thought that they have 'Figured out' their own salvation omitting God. This of couse is a blastphemy against the blood of Christ and the plan of God.

NOTE: Most often in the book of Revelation, "waters" is symbolic of the peoples of the earth:

Rev 17:15
15 And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues. (KJV)

The planet will merge and blend all the world's different religious belief systems into one ungodly abomination. This is the last step necessary before satan can arrive and take rule of it, and thus, the world. By this time even the world's Christians will have succumbed away from the teachings of Christ and will compromise here, and compromise there, until there is no truth left.

Do we not see that happening now? Most Christians today are too busy 'spreading love and joy, peace and bliss' to stand up for their belief in Christ and for what their Heavenly father commanded them. They think they are serving God , but in the name of Christian love they are aiding and abetting the adversary, whom is satan, whom is the antichrist. Friend, you do not have to participate in the great apostasy, but to avoid it you must learn of it as God placed all instruction in the Bible for us to become forearmed with the truth and forewarned with the prophecies. But unfortunately, you will have to do much of the study on your own, for you won't learn anything more about the antichrist from the corrupted churches of today, than that he is 'one of the bad guys.' Most churches have now become compromised; just take a quick inventory.

In our generation, and even in our churches, political correctness, over-tolerance, and the 'rights of perverts' take precedent over Almighty God's Word and His commandments. What's wrong with labeling a pervert, Pervert? What's wrong with calling a false religion, False? And what's wrong with executing murderers? It's what God told us to do with them so that those things would stop happening among us. See the WHEN A CHRISTIAN TAKES A LIFE in-depth Bible study. I do not wish to appear as an alarmist or some kind of a nut, but the writing is on the wall and the pieces of the prophetical puzzle of the Bible are falling into place one by one, exactly as they were prophesied. One doesn't have to be too all intelligent to comprehend that. After all, the Bible is basically written on a forth grade reading level.

Having an understanding of the identity of second beast (antichrist), and of his predecessor and progenitor, the first beast (one-worldism), let's continue our study through current events that document Biblical prophecy, by offering ominous signs of the spawning, development, and rise to power (life) of the one-world political/religious system of Global domination called the first beast of the thirteenth chapter of the book of Revelation.

PS: We are fully aware that we do not capitalize and of the many names, titles, and offices of satan, this is done by design not omission. God bless you in your observation of the signs, the discernment of the truth, and your studies of His Word; in the name of Jesus Christ!

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Excerpted from the Chicago Sun Times Newspaper on Oct 5, 1998

The growing interfaith movement desecrates the communion Sacrament with the Heathen.

 

INTERFAITH CELEBRATION:

Three Thai Buddhists chant during what was touted as a worldwide communion Sunday worship service at Lake Street Church in Evanston. The interfaith service included Christians, Tibetans and Thai Buddhists, Sikhs, Jews and Hindus. (End of exerpt)

 

 

The round containers and the glass on the table contain the Holy Sacraments. To Christians this is the representation of the Body and Blood of Christ shed for all who would believe upon Him, it is Most Holy, and written of in the Gospel of Matthew [Matt 26:26-29]:

Matt 26:26-29 (Christ's words in Bold)
26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.
27 And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it;
28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
29 But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom. (KJV)

It is a desecration to allow Heathen, Pagan, antichristians to "bless," much less partake in the Holy Body and blood of Christ! Shame on any Christian in attendance whom took part in this abomination. Communion is open to all that believe upon the Messiah Jesus Christ, only begotten Son of God, Savior; however, for a nonbelieiver to partake in it is an abomination unto the Lord:

1 Cor 11:23-29 (Apostle Paul speaking, quoting Christ. Christ's words in Bold)
23 For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread:
24 And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.
25 After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me.
26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come.
27 Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.
28 But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.
29 For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body. (KJV)

Thai Buddhists do not even acknowledge the existence of Jesus Christ as the Messiah, yet they chant over the Holy communion. I wonder if the misguided so-called-Christians who participated in this abomination bothered wondering what the Buddhists were chanting over their Lord and Saviors Body and Blood. I am not against other religions; they do not have to believe as I do, I respect their right to make their own choice.

But how in God's name could the Christians in attendance allow them selves to be an accomplice in this. God loves all his children, but a Christian should be man and woman enough to stand up for their faith and the Sacred importance of what that bread and wine represented, and walked out of that Church!

Bear in mind that if these Sikhs, Jews, Hindus, Tibetans and Thai Buddhists had converted and received Jesus Christ as their Savior, then they would be welcome to partake of the Lord's Supper. This however did not take place; for if it had, they would have all been Christians, and addressed as such.

When the Biblically unlearned read newspaper clippings like this, there is no doubt that they say to themselves: "This is so nice, everybody is coming together so nicely." Well they are right about one thing; the greatest majority of the peoples of the world will come together under satan's one-world political/religious system; which is the first beast prophesied in the text of the book of Revelation [Rev 13: 1-10].

And they do err by looking for a Heaven on earth. God has a plan, a plan that will come to pass exactly as it is written, and man cannot change that. While it is foretold of the great apostasy of the world, and it must come to pass as it is written, we as individuals are not fated to take part in it ourselves. We have been given free will to choose what side that we will be on; , God's side through the True Jesus Christ, or satan's side through the false christ, who is the antichrist, the imposter who comes first claiming to be the True Christ. Those are the only two choices. So if you have understood the significance of the event that took place in the above newspaper article, don't get shook up, for as Jesus told us: "For such things must needs be; but the end shall not be yet" [Mk 13: 7]. As it is written, no one knows the moment of the Second Advent of Jesus Christ and the prophesied coming of the antichrist before Him, but the wise shall know the season. You can be wise and prepared through the knowledge, wisdom, and education contained in God's Holy Written Word, The Bible!

God bless you in your observation of the signs, the discernment of the truth, and your studies of His Word; in the name of Jesus Christ.


EDITORS NOTE ON ABOVE STUDY: After posting the above study segment, an editor of another Christian Website sent us the below correspondence. We at Watchmen Bible Study Group felt that the information contained within it would be of value to anyone who read our above study. We asked for and received permission from 'Word Alpha Omega' Website to include their comments here for your discernment. Below is that e-mail in it's entirety:


Hi Watchmen Bible Study Group,

Your doing some excellent work for our Father on your Site. Great idea with the 'Exposition' Page. I can probably tell you what the purpose of the Buddhist chant is used for in their religion.

They are 'mantras', intoned using 'specific' vowel sounds at 'specific' pitches along the musical scale. Since the body's spinal column vertebrae is a giant 'tuning fork', each pitch 'vibration' is for 'psychically massaging' what their system calls 'chakras', or spiritual centers in the body linked

to certain endocrine glands. This act is supposed to spiritually 'wake up' these 'psychic centers' in one's body, opening up the spirit realms to the mind.

I don't have to tell you what God told us about this type of act, for that is why He said don't mess with these kinds of practices, because it parlays methods for trying to become your own 'god', opening up the type of spirit knowledge that the 'Nephilim' and 'gibber' had, while in the flesh body.

So not only were those Christians present desecrating The Holy Communion of Christ's Body, which is the worst of their acts there, they were also caught 'unawares' in a mystical ceremonial exercise. And I mean 'exercise' in the sense of 'tuning up' for psychic experience, much as doing physical 'wind-sprints' for the physical body. Very dangerous!

Since they didn't properly discern our Lord's Body, and thus willingly participated in this Buddhist act (in this case, just by allowing it and being there), they also brought a possible influx of 'evil spirits' directly into their lives. I hope those Christians there woke up and repented to our Lord for this abomination.

Keep up the good work,

Dave at 'Word Alpha Omega':

(End of Word Alpha Omega' s comment) (End of Exposition)

 

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Clergy compromising the Christian Churches into ungodly abominations, in the very name of God.

The Exposition of this particular event is difficult to do without being accused of judging others. We do not intend to judge anyone here. But God's Word has warned us of false teachers/preachers and His Written Word speaks against them as a warning to us.

As you know, this particular study series is intended to show the development of the one-world religion as it grows in our lifetime. This particular segment is about the false teachers/preachers and their efforts to corrupt God's Houses of Worship. The three below news items relate to the changing of God's rules about homosexuality. This is manifested by the acceptance of homosexuality in the churches. Not only accepted, but promoted, with priests wearing scarves of the image of "Gay Pride" as they preach God knows what in their church.

This study is not intended to point fingers at gay people and say: "you've sinned, you've sinned." For it is not the intent to single individual sinners out. Homosexuality is a sin, but so is adultery, theft, and murder, but we don't single them out. In fact: "All unrighteousness is sin" [1st Jn 5: 17], therefore surely we are all sinners.

And as with any sin, homosexuality can be forgiven by the blood of Christ. And God will help those come out of it if they ask Him, and put forth some effort. Those who say that certain people are born gay are lying. People are no more born gay than they are born adulterers or any other kind of sinner. Satan would have you believe that they were born that way whereby you would think that it is just an alternate reality, and thus something to continue in. Now satan has got his false teachers/preachers corrupting the churches with his filth and in the greatest abomination of all, they do it in the name of God.

This study is about the false teachers/preachers who adulterate God's Word and cause their congregations to become corrupted due largely to political correctness and over-tolerance in the House of God.


News item 1 of 3; Excerpted from the Chicago Tribune newspaper, October 8, 1999:

Lutheran gay guide offers varied views:

The Evangelical Lutheran church in America is offering members a short course on the morality of same-sex behavior. The textbook lays out conservative and liberal options but draws no conclusions.

Current church policy welcomes homosexuals but forbids same-sex relationships for clergy blessing ceremonies for gay and lesbian couples. Liberals among the 5.2 million members want to change that.

Rev. Paul Jersild, who teaches at the Evangelical Lytheran's seminary in Columbia, S.C., represents the liberal view in the text, "Talking Together as Christians About Homosexuality." The conservative spokesman, Rev. Gilbert Meilaender of Valparaiso University in Indiana, is from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

While Meilaender says the entire Christian tradition and several Bible passages prohibit same-sex relationships, Jersild argues that Christians' modern experiences compel a "reevaluation of what the Bible says." ( End of excerpt)

Now this statement is very dangerous! This teacher of future clergy, the Rev. Paul Jersild, who teaches at the Evangelical Lutheran's seminary, has just made an ominous statement. He say's that we need to 'reevaluate' what the Bible says against homosexuality because of the 'modern experiences' of the Christian. What modern "experiences" does he refer to? Homosexuality is not some new "Christian experience."

The falling of God's children into perverted practices is nothing new or 'modern'. In approximately 1897 BC God rained down brimstone and fire upon Sodom and Gomorrah [Gen 19:24-25] because they had degenerated to such a level of perversion that they even tried to rape the two Angels that God sent to Sodom as scouts [Gen 19:5] . God was being as fair as he could with the people, He didn't really need to send scouts to know what was going on in these places, but in fairness to Abraham, to whom He had promised that He would spare the cities if there be even just ten righteous men therein.. Of course the Angels did not find ten righteous men, in fact, so sick and perverted had the people of Sodom become that even when they were struck blind, they still groped at the door trying to get at the Angels for homosexual rape [Gen 19:11].

No, what this Reverend is really saying is that he wants to change what God's Word says to meet the needs of him and his perverted followers within the congregation. And do not think that it is not right that I blame the congregation for the skewed teaching of their false teachers/preachers. Without their support, both 'morally' and financial, these types of renegade apostate Parishes could not exist.

Many Christians themselves become resposible for the twisting of God's Word when they support false teaching through their tithes and thier attendance in those apostate congregations, thus making the congregation strong in numbers and making it to outwardly appear to be a true ministry of God to new members, who then believes the lies taught to them therein.

2nd Jn 1:9-11
9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.
10 If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:
11 For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds. (KJV)

Now I'm not trying to single out one group of people and pointing a finger at their sin, but because the false teachers/preachers are beginning to say that homosexuality is OK with God, we will start on a solid foundation by offering the below scriptures to document the fact that homosexuality and lesbianism is against God's law:

Deut 22:5 (wearing the clothes of the other gender means taking their part in a sexual act)
5 The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God. (KJV)

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Lev 20:13
13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them. (KJV)

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Rom 1:24-28
24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.
28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient (KJV)

*See also: Lev 18:22, 1st corr 6:9, 1st Tim 1:10. . . .

No man, no 'Reverend', has the right or authority to downplay God's admonition against any sin. Homosexuality is a sin, adultery is also a sin, so is murder; but would Reverend Jerild also have us "reevaluate what the Bible says" about these as well? What's next on their agenda, congregations with special permissions for adulterers? Maybe a couple of years down the line we will have special churches for pedophiles and eventually even for murderers, after all, everybody has the right to worship God the way they want to, right? I mean, as long as they say "Praise Jesus," they can do what ever they want, right? God doesn't know or care what we do, right? I mean, that's what the preacher says, right? So then it must be OK with God, right?

Isa 29:13-16
13 Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
14 Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.
15 Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the LORD, and their works are in the dark, and they say, Who seeth us? and who knoweth us?
16 Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter's clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, He made me not? or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, He had no understanding? (KJV)

Sin is sin, no matter which sin it is. We are instructed by God to repent when we sin, not change the rules to make a sin no longer a sin. I sin and you sin, but we don't say that the sin is good in God's eyes, we repent, we try not to do it again, but we fail, man is sinful by nature: "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God." [Rom 3:23]. But it is a bad thing to tell someone that their sin is not a sin and that it's OK with God. Below is a scripture that states that God is wearied by (tired of them) people that make sin seem acceptable, and that God does not enforce His commandments:

Mal 2:17
17 Ye have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him? When ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and he delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of judgment? (KJV)

God understands that we all sin even though we try not to, that's why He sent His only begotten Son to be tortured and murdered for our sins. He knew man could never make it on his own. How does the clergy thank Him? They say sin is not sin anymore, and in doing this they cause us to think that we do not have to repent. These false teachers/preachers will cause many to face judgement day with un-repented sins on their souls. It is a far greater sin that they do, than the sins we do, because they made us think our sins are not sins all, therefore we won't be repenting for them. For when we sin, we place ourselves in danger of the judgement, but they place their entire congregation in danger of the judgement. For this they will be harshly judged. And judgement begins at the pulpit, meaning that on judgement day God will judge firstly and harshly those who set themselves up as false teachers/preachers of His Word. These false teachers/preachers kill souls through their lies:

Hosea 6:9
9 And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness. (KJV)

1 Pet 4:17-18
17 For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
18 And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? (KJV)

Surely God's Word speaks of what will become of these false teachers/preachers who deceive their flocks with their lies and corruptions of God's law. You know God would tell us, because through the Written Word God tells us all things. Below is a scripture that is future yet to our time, it is at Christ's Second Advent when Jesus comes back to the world as prophesied. But most of the world has been by this time deceived into following the false christ because of the lies of the false teachers/preachers. God probably hates nothing more than a false teacher/preacher. Read below what Jesus says to these false ones who run up to Jesus and say: "I spoke it in your name, I feed people, I'm a charitable person, I'm a good guy, I only changed your Word to draw more people in.":

Matt 7:20-23
20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
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.
22 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?
23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity. (KJV)

These false teachers/preachers fall into two categories, one group is ignorant to God's Word and are so caught up in their church rules and traditions that they wouldn't know the truth if it hit them on the head (and it will at the Second Advent). The other group are the most dangerous of all, they know that they are doing the work of the evil one. They don't work for God, they work for satan. They are satan's ambassadors who are helping the one-world political/religious beast come to power. They want to make all manner of people feel like they are welcome in the emerging one-world church. And as you know, it is this church that satan as the false christ (antichrist) will come to rein over as the false messiah, to a world of false worshipers.

You do not have to be part of it. All you have to do is study God's Written Word and not listen to the false teachers/preachers who pervert it for their own hidden agenda. Is it not suspicious to you that those who say "we are not sure that the Bible is God's Word," or "God is all love and no punishment," or "let's reevaluate and alter the interpretation of the Bible," are the same ones that say sin is not sin anymore, it's just choice or preference.

If any teacher/preacher tells you something that goes contrary to what is written in the Word of God (The Bible) then they are not speaking for God. You will see these false ones tell you that we aren't to go strictly by the Bible, we are supposed to listen to them when they deviate from it. They are going to tell you that they have a better interpretation, they will tell you that since they work for God, they know better than what God caused to be written in the Bible. They are lying to you friend, they don't work for God if they go against what is written in the Word of God. They say they work for God, but God didn't say that they do. But God did tell us that the Holy Scriptures are the Word of God. God doesn't lie.

They false teachers/preachers also tell you that the Bible is written by men and therefore it is corrupted. Read the below scripture, and if you think that God would allow such a statement to be made in His name, and then let some mere man make a liar out of Him; then stay with the false teachers, you are hopelessly deceived. It is amazing that otherwise intelligent people would actually let some man trick them into believing him over God's Holy Written Word, talk about gullible! For God is fully capable of ensuring that His Written Word got to you unadulterated, or else He be made a liar. God forbid!

2 Tim 3:12-17
12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
13 But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.
14 But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them;
15 And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works. (KJV)

Luke 1:68-70
68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people,
69 And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David;
70 As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began: (KJV)

Who are YOU going to believe? YOU do have to make a choice! A very serious choice.

Sin is sin, and we all sin in some manner. Man will always sin, he sometimes just can seem to help himself. God knows that, He created us and He has been watching mankind sin from the beginning. God sent us Jesus Christ so that we could be spared the consequences of our sin. Don't let some lowlife false teacher/preacher steal that from you. When you sin, repent, and then ask God to strengthen you in that area in your life that you are weak in, He will help you. These false teachers/ preachers don't care about your soul, but God and Jesus do, so too should you. Below is a scripture that deals with not only sinners, for we all are sinners, but also with those that lead us into repetitive sin by saying: "God's truth is not fair," or, "when God says 'don't do this' or 'don't do that', He really doesn't mean don't do this or don't do that," and also those who take pleasure in saying it's OK to do whatever you want.


Rom 1:18-32
18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;
19 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.
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:
21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.
28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;
29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
31 Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:
32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them. (KJV)


News item 2 of 3; Excerpted from the Chicago Tribune Newspaper, May 23, 1999:

 

PRIDE, POWER, PRAYER:

Gay pride and black power set the foundation for the Church of the Open Door - the first Chicago congregation of African-American homosexuals and their families.

A pair of women march down the Church's center aisle each waving a flag symbolic of their congregation: A rainbow banner of gay pride and the red, black and green African-American heritage flag.

The church choir members in black and silver sequined vests break into a gospel song, "Praise Him. Praise Him."

Men with men, women with women and their parents and children slowly fill the wooden pews of the Church of the Open Door, the first church in Chicago founded for the African-American and gay and lesbian community. . . .

THE ARTICLE CONTINUES ON TO STATE: (a parishioner, name omitted), who was raised Catholic and has dabbled in Buddhism, said he felt double discrimination - rejected by other churches and even by some within his own ethnic group. He said some African-Americans don't want to admit that there are gays and lesbians among them.

"You don't even have an identity within your own community," said (same parishioner, name omitted), 38, who first attended Open Door services when they were held in the Operation PUSH chapel in Hyde Park. Kelly, who sings in the church choir, said he grew tired of pastors and priests elsewhere saying gays and lesbians will burn in hell. "They will take my money, but they won't let me into heaven," said (same parishioner, name omitted), a South Shore resident who plans to enter a seminary this fall. . . .

THE ARTICLE CONTINUES ON TO STATE: "It doesn't matter if the church is Evangelical, or Catholic or whatever it is," said (different parishioner, name omitted), who attends an area Catholic church, standing on his porch stoop on a sunny afternoon. "It's all about loving God." ( End of excerpt)

Here we see that this church has gone much further than the first one we studied. This church is openly and blatantly gay, no apologies for it, in your face and gay. They are almost proud of it. In the picture above you see the "reverend" wearing the gay pride banner as a scarf over her priest robes while she teaches (indoctrinates) God's innocent children. What chance do these children have of growing up knowing the true Word of God? This is why God so detests false teachers/preachers, they destroy His Word, and pervert into it satan's words.


Ezek 22:28
28 And her prophets have daubed them with untempered morter, seeing vanity, and divining lies unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord GOD, when the LORD hath not spoken. (KJV)

Jer 23:19-23
19 Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.
20 The anger of the LORD shall not return, until he have executed, and till he have performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it perfectly.
21 I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied.
22 But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they should have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.
23 Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off? (KJV)

Also we see that the openly gay man above is planning to enter seminary this fall, what a fine teacher of God's truth he will be. (sarcasm noted). I don't say that because he has gay impulses, I don't say that because he has temptations, I say that because he says it is OK to disregard God's laws, and he promotes the idea of doing whatever you feel like doing and that God will just have to accept it. He promotes what God abhors; and now he is going to work in the house of God teaching God's innocent sheep lies in God's name.

And then in the last paragraph we see the statement: "It's all about loving God" Within this statement we see the hook, the trap, the trick that sucks people into satan's false churches; they make it seem so godly, so kind, so religious looking, and so tolerant; they will say: "After all, God is only all love right?" They feel that they can change God's Word any way they want as long as they claim to love God. Well they are wrong as we see in the below Scriptures:

Heb 12:24-29
24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
25 See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:
26 Whose voice then shook the earth: but now he hath promised, saying, Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven.
27 And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.
28 Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:
29 For our God is a consuming fire. (KJV)


Rev 19:11-16 (Christ's Second Advent)
11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.
12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.
13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.
14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.
15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. (KJV)


News item 3 of 3; Excerpted from 'Christianity Today' magazine, November 16, 1998 issue:


UNITED METHODISTS;

Letter Urges Same-Sex Union Support:

An open letter signed by 363 United Methodist clergy and laity calls for the church's bishops to "move beyond silence and inaction" and allow same-sex marriages.

"Our church is adrift, buffeted by forces that seek to steer our course away from the prophetic, just, and compassionate course of Christ," states the letter, released October 11.

In August, the denomination's Judicial Council ruled that a Social Principle prohibiting homosexual marriages has the force of church law (Christianity Today Magazine: Oct. 5, 1998, p. 18).

The decision came after Jimmy Creech, former pastor of First United Methodist Church in Omaha, Nebraska, performed a ceremony for two women (C.T. Magazine: June 15, 1998, p. 15). The 325 members who left Creech's church to protest his stance are forming a new congregation.

Despite church law, the letter states some clergy will perform ceremonies "directly and unapologetically, following the example of integrity set by Jimmy Creech.' Other clergy will permit laity to use church yards for the ceremonies and will "stand in honor as non-ministers read certain words within a ritual."

In response to the letter, Bishop George Bashore of Pittsburgh, president of the church's Council of Bishops, says the council must uphold the denomination's Book of Discipline. If charges are brought against any clergy in his area, they will be processed immediately. "I can't do otherwise," he says.

The letter calls on bishops to "receive the forgiveness of Christ" for "sins of omission." Instead of silence, the signers ask the bishops to teach the church how to address "misunderstandings about the nature of scriptural authority" so that members can learn how "a non-condemning acceptance of homosexuality is a legitimate position within our Wesleyan tradition." ( End of excerpt)


Here you see the forces gearing up to overthrow God's law in the churches. These people lie and say that Jesus, in effect, condones homosexuality. They also use a tactic we discussed earlier, they say the Scriptures don't carry authority within the Houses of God. These people are corrupt and evil. Beware of them, and they are only getting started.

Once again I must reiterate that it is not intended to point fingers at gay people and condemn them. That is not our place to do, for we all ourselves are also sinners in one way or another. And we repent of our sins; we do not try to change God's laws to accommodate us, we try to change us to accommodate God, through the Grace of Jesus Christ. But we as God fearing (God revering) Christians do however reserve the right to speak against satan's false teachers/preachers who are infiltrating the Churches, Synagogues, and temples of our brethren, and leading them strait to hell, if their not careful.

God bless you in your observation of the signs, the discernment of the truth, and your studies of His Word; in the name of Jesus Christ.

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