Bible Believers' Newsletter 372
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; we enjoy your fellowship in God's unchanging Word.
Ecclesiastes 11:3, "As a tree falls, whether north or south, the die is cast, there shall it lie." The Cross on Pope John Paul II's crosier was broken, the Cross in his pageantry was oft inverted, and the Cross on his coffin was at his feet. Commencing on April 18, which is 6+6+6, the College of Cardinals will begin meetings in the Sistine Chapel to elect the next and perhaps last pope whom Satan will incarnate following the Seventh Trump. Speaking on II Thessalonians 2:3, Brother Branham said that Paul, being a prophet looked down through the ages and saw this "great Superman" finally enthroned and crowned, "and after that he was worshipped in the stead of God." He taught that we should not think of the Hebrews who are Israelites as the antichrist, because their eyes were blinded purposely to give us a time of repentance and entry into the Kingdom. "The antichrist is a Gentile. Certainly it is, an impersonator of the truth: 'Anti,' against." So he may well be another self-styled "Jew" like Pope John Paul II and four of his five predecessors. Non-Jew, Pope John Paul I was murdered. The choice will probably be announced before our next issue.
The Prophet went on to discuss Paul's prophecy of a seducing spirit among the clergy causing "silly women laden with sins, to be led away with divers lusts," they just like to get in every little thing that they can get into, and all kinds of societies, and live anyway that they want to, and still, "We go to church. We're just as good as anybody," dances, parties, cut their hair, paint, dress anything they want to." This tendency is evident in the high proportion of women being added to our cumulative listing of members of the Council on Foreign Relations.
According to Weishaupt's plan, as confirmed by Mazzini, Pike, Lemmi, and Lenin, the Vatican is to be allowed to survive, and control the world, until those who direct the Synagogue of Satan decide it is time to involve all Christian people in the final social cataclysm with all those controlled by atheistic Communism, as confirmed by Revelation 16:12-16 and 17:10-18.
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith. Whoever will receive the truth is welcome to feed their soul from the waters of the River of Life. Everything here presented should be confirmed personally in your own Bible.
Your Brother in-Christ,
What You didn't know about the Popes of Rome
Since 1763 the august Almanach de Gotha has been the ultimate authority on the royal houses of Europe. Listed under 'Reigning Sovereign Houses' is the Holy See. Therein is stated, "the incumbent of the Holy See is considered by Christian sovereign families as the 'Father of the Family of Kings,' his Holiness represents the OLDEST MONARCHY on earth" . . .
Full story: rense.com
Club of Rome Pow-Pow? or just Another Funeral?
With the gathering of 4 kings, 5 queens and 70 presidents several days in advance of the funeral of John Paul II, one can only wonder what the hidden agenda is. First, a distinction needs to be made between John Paul II as a globalist politician and as the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. In the former role he has earned an "A"; in the latter, an "F".
Yet now the world is witnessing the most unprecedented gathering of world leaders in Rome, ostensibly for the funeral. In a brief note on a morning newscast, it was stated that the American Cardinals were visiting the American Embassy in Rome where the Bush Bonesmen and "Rhodes scholar" Clinton are holding court. Where are the Separation-of-Church-and-State freaks when we need them?
Why did Bonesman Bush declare that the flags are to be flown at half staff for a Catholic Pope? What if JFK did that for the death of John XXIII? There would have been civil chaos. Flying the flag at half staff for anyone who is not an American is tantamount to treason . . .
What's going on in Rome? According to Malachi Martin, Satan was enthroned in the Vatican in 1963, just prior to the election of Paul VI. That was a Big Masonic Secret and those in attendance were known only to one another. But now, all the players are arriving publicly, going through the motions of reverence and mourning, being protected at enormous cost. For what?
There is no reason for any head of state to arrive two days early for anyone's funeral. This is not normal protocol. Cardinals visiting the American Embassy to meet with the Presidents is not normal. . . Does anyone smell a rat? . . .
John Paul II exerted an enormous effort to lay the groundwork for acceptance of the One World Religion in the Catholic Church. This effort started in the thirties, with the installation of radical, pro-Communist men in seminaries . . .
Full story: etherzone.com
The Pope's Funeral and the Malachy Prophecy
April 8, 2005 Those Christians who believe Antichrist will be the Pope will see a fulfillment of Biblical prophecy in the Malachy Prophecy. The prophecy advances the secession of Roman Catholic pontiffs from Celestine II [1143 AD] to John Paul II's successor who will be revealed within the next 30 days) [2005 AD]. Malachy wrote that he was inscribing the pontiffs from Celestine II ". . . to the end of the world." In a vision the Holy Spirit revealed each future pontiff by his character, geographic or physiological attributes, or his coat of arms. In all, Malachy described 111 popes.
However, in the 1820 printed version of Malachy's prophesies, Lignum Vitre (written in 1559 by a Benedictine historian, Arnold Wyon), a 112th pope appears that was not in Malachy's original manuscript. The 112th pope was added by the Olivetan monks. The Order of St. Benedict claims this final pope will come within the Benedictine Order, and that he was placed in the secession line because St. Benedict himself prophesied that before the end of the world, his Order will triumphantly lead the Catholic Church in its battle against evil (the Battle of Armageddon). . .
I had previously read, in various articles and books, that the Malachy Prophecy specifically targeted the origin of the 110th pope as being from either Poland or Eastern Europe. Those reports are untrue. In reality as the Malachy Prophecy is carefully examined, it is accurate to this point. There remains one pontiff in this prophecy. (If you add the Benedictine prophecy, described as Petrus Romanus, there are two. But, the Benedictine addition is not part of the original prophecy and, therefore, does not belong. The 111th Pope is described as Gloria Olivae (the glory of the olives) . . .
Full story: newswithviews.com
Pope's Will points to Future Ties with Jews
Rome (Reuters) April 8, 2005 Pope John Paul's decision to mention a Jew in his will was a sign to his successor to continue and improve his record of opening to Judaism, Rome's former Chief Rabbi Elio Toaff has said. . . "It is a very important, moving fact that I did not expect," Toaff told the daily La Repubblica. "It is a significant and profound gesture for Jews. But I think it is also an indication to the Catholic world." Full story: eitb24.com
Temple Mount Terrorists
Noel Debien (ABC Radio National): Last week, a group calling themselves Revava, which means 'ten thousand', called for ten thousand faithful Jews to march on the Temple Mount. They were protesting against Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon's, planned pullout from Gaza, and calling for the destruction of the Al Aqsa Mosque, and the rebuilding of the Jewish Temple. Well as it turned out, on Sunday only a few dozen activists made it to the rally.
David Ha'ivri is Chairman of the Revava Movement. . . Full story: abc.net.au
Noel Debien: Well some observers of the situation have cast doubt on the motives of the activists, saying that religious concerns actually have very little to do with their protest. One such sceptic is Father Jerome Murphy O'Connor, one of the most eminent and best-known biblical scholars in the world, and Professor of New Testament at the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem. . ."
Jerome Murphy-O'Connor: I don't think that the present dispute about the Temple Mount has anything to do with religion. First of all, the vast majority of Jews do not want the restoration of the Temple; they do not want the restoration of a religion of bloody sacrifices. That's something that belongs to another age, and for the last 2,000 years, a new form of Judaism, Rabbinic Judaism, has been born out of the ashes of the Temple, and that is how the vast majority of Jews see themselves religiously. This group is clearly, and they've said it, that they want to provoke, they don't want to possess the Temple, they want to provoke a Muslim reaction that will put the present very fragile peace process in jeopardy.
The Temple Mount, which is now the Haram al-Sharif has been in Muslim hands for now 1,500 years, and for Jews it's a historic symbol. It was the basis of Jewish identity from its founding by Solomon right up to its destruction by the Romans, but thereafter, under the influence of the rabbis, it was replaced by the law which gave birth to Rabbinic Judaism, which is the form of Judaism to which all Jews today belong, in varying degrees of course (i.e. Pharisaism or Talmudic Judaism, which is neither Yahweh Torah nor is it the Law and the Prophets Ed).
There are Jews in Israel who are planning the new Temple, who are making the vestments of the High Priest, who are preparing and making the vessels used in Temple worship, there is a tiny group that wants to restore Temple worship, but I would not think that they were representative at all; they're very much a fringe movement. But they have been happy to carry on their own vision of what the future might bring and they have not taken any action to try and destroy the mosques or anything like that, that's a completely different, purely political section of the Israeli spectrum.
. . . The problem is when you want to bring 10,000 Jews at the one time, see that puts it in a completely different perspective, and that is nothing to do with prayer or worship, and it is in defiance of the legislation of the rabbis who say that "We don't know exactly where the ancient Temple was." It's forbidden for every Jew except the High Priest, to enter the holy of holies, and to enter the holy of holies accidentally would be a tremendous sacrilege. And so there is a flat prohibition, there are big signs at the entrances, that Jews should not go on the Temple Mount . . .
Noel Debien: That particular group, the Temple Mount Faithful, is accused by religious Jews of being secularists who are advancing a nationalist agenda.
Jerome Murphy-O'Connor: I think that's entirely correct. See the religious leadership in Israel, that is the Grand Rabbis, they do not lend any support, even the slightest hint, to any of these groups who want to take over, because they see it as purely nationalistic and anti-religious, because they believe that the Messiah alone can restore the Temple. . .
Noel Debien: There is a group of Evangelical Christians, the Pre-Millennial Dispensationalists, grandiosely called, who have been supporting this idea of restoration of the Jewish Temple for their own ends. How seriously should they be taken? (Poor, misguided souls Ed).
Jerome Murphy-O'Connor: The Evangelical Christians in their personal Christian beliefs have no roots at all in Israel. They are seen of course as political allies to put pressure on the American President, so that puts the Jews in a very ambiguous position. These groups have normally been the most antisemitic, but they are also the most supportive of Israel because to bring the culmination, or the return of all Jews, an entirely Jewish State, that they believe is the divinely appointed mechanism to bring the return of the Messiah. Full story: abc.net.au
5,000 Russian Leaders oppose Zionist Supremacism
April 7, 2005 Zionist supremacists have gained enormous power in post-Soviet Russia through an international, financial-criminal network and a litany of criminal acts including bribery, forgery, extortion, theft, and murder. There is no effective refutation of this assertion, and this fact is common knowledge not only in Russia but all over the world. Most of the officers of the embattled Yukos Oil company which obtained hundreds of billions of dollars of Russian oil resources through bribery and criminal enterpriseare now ensconced in Israel under the protection of the Israeli government.
Incredibly, 10 of the 11 immensely powerful oligarchs in Russia are Jews. There is even a very popular television program in Israel called the Oligarchs, which smugly entertains the Israeli people with the stories of the Oligarchs' immense power over Russia. Every Israeli knows these facts, but if any non-Jew in Russia or America dares to speak about it and object to this massive thievery he is condemned as an anti-Semite. The theft of 65 percent of the natural wealth of Russia by this gang of Zionist Jewish criminals certainly has to be the greatest robbery in the history of mankind. Yet, instead of urging the strongest condemnation and prosecution of these criminals, the Jewish-dominated media in many Western nations instead condemns the Russian people and despises Putin for attempting to prosecute some of these thieves and murderers. . .
Full story: rense.com
Why the US Media is a Whore
April 6, 2005 Most of them have been given Pulitzer Prizes for "distinguished commentary." Their work appears in hundreds of American publications. They command huge salaries and they appear on most of the television news programs. Their books invariably enjoy instant access to publicity and become bestsellers. They are the made men of the media mafia. And they are all "owned," as the late William Colby once admitted. . . Full story: disc.server.com
What the Lawyers describe as "Powerful Proof of Intent"
Back in 1945 the OSS (forerunner of the present-day CIA) planned to bring the "unbridled brutality of Japanese troops" under control by use of artificially triggered earthquakes. "If we could get (an atom) bomb within a mile of a point on a fault line (trench) destined to break within 90 years we might set it off . . ."
Since this secret paper was written, the modern-day CIA has had sixty years to get its nuclear numbers rightjust in time for the shattering war crime that killed more than 300,000 people on December 26, 2004. Full story: vialls.com etherzone.com
Single Most Important Breakthrough in History
Dr. Stephen Greer has formed a group called Space Energy Access Systems with the purpose was identifying and testing new technologies to tap the inexhaustible energy of the time domain. As scalar scientist Tom Bearden has said, "Time is compressed energy," by the factor of lightspeed squared, and the "Holy Grail" is a device to convert the energy of time-waves down into the ordinary transverse EM 3-space waves. Such a device pours out electricity for free, forever. Although this seems to break 2nd-law conservation of energy, Bearden says that it does not break this law because this energy is conserved in the higher dimension, the 4th dimension of time. . .
"It's not very big at all. I picked it upyou can pick it up with one hand. Took it out actually on a sidewalk. This device gathered, very passively, less than one watt of power from the environmentI won't say how it was done, I'm not allowed to at this pointand the machine started up. It generated hundreds of watts of power in usable form. We hooked this up ourselves, so there was no mystery about it. We even selected the things to hook up to this thing. It ran a 300-watt light bulb, a 100-watt light bulb, a stereo and an oscillating fan with an electric motor, all at the same time with literally no artificial manmade input of power. . . Full story: rumormillnews.com
Comment: Brother Branham said, "Now, there's enough electricity in this room to light the room, if it was correctly, and light would be out in a big field where it's dark. And we know that Franklin and so forth has proved that science, that electric's in the air. Now, take a copper wire, and hold it up, drop it down, and you. . . The static, the electricity pick up, till it will almost light the earth, if it was a mile high in the air, would set the earth a fire."
"Now, you could stand out in that field and scream as loud as you wish to, "I'm lost. I'm lost. Great electric, come now and light the way up, so that I can see how to get in out of this darkness." It'll never do it. But if you'll work according to the laws of electricity, why, it'll light the way up, so you can get out. But you have to work according to those laws" (We Would See Jesus, #61-0409).
The Word Interpreted is the Manifestation of the Name of God
Genesis 1:26-28, "God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth. So God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. And God blessed them, and said to them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moves upon the earth".
Since "God is a Spirit and those who worship Him must worship Him in Spirit and in truth," when God made man in His image He created us spirit beings like Himself. Not flesh and bone but what we would call angels, or theophanies which are spirit beings in the form of our glorified appearance. This is the body of which Paul spoke when he said, "If our earthly house of this tabernacle is dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens" (II Corinthians 5:1).
Only the theophanies of the elect whose names are written in the Lamb's Book of Life are "eternal in the heavens." We do not become eternal, we are eternal by His foreknowledge (Romans 8:28-39). Paul explains God's foreknowledge of the journey of those predestinated to glory. It began with our first birth in a mortal body of sinful flesh made from the dust of this fallen earth, over which we must take dominion; our second birth into the revealed Word for our day unites us with our theophany when we recognize our part of the Word, which is our place in the mind of God and our position in Christ. Finally there is glorification. Completion of these three stages takes us to our destiny in the perfections of Eden restored (Acts 3:21).
A theophany is often called a Word form Body, because when we are born-again our soul is reunited with our theophany or Word form "seated in heavenly places." Brother Branham said, "After you recognize the very Word of God was Eagle Food, you left the other thing. You've then been formed into the living image of the living God. You heard from your theophany. "If this earthly body be dissolved, we have one waiting" (Who is this Melchisedec, p. 17:88).
Paul called our theophany a "celestial body." This was the glorified image God foresaw in Genesis 1:26-27, Daniel 7:10 and Revelation 5:11-14. In His thinking these elect were all accounted crucified in Christ from the foundation of the world. Therefore, "All those who are foreknown of God He has predestinated to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren in the new creation (Matthew 27:51-53; Hebrews 1:6; Revelation 3:14). Moreover all He predestinated, He has also called: and whom He has called He has justified: and those whom He has justified, He has also glorified" (Romans 8:29-30).
The saints of previous Ages enter their theophany by way of the grave. Then, in the fullness of the Gentile dispensation, "We who are alive and remain to the Lord's 'parousia' Coming shall not hinder them from returning in their theophany body to put on their glorified body at the first resurrection like the Old Testament saints after Christ's resurrection (Matthew 27:50-53). Then we who are alive will be changed to glorified flesh and receive our theophany; the eternal Life that will replace the mortal spirit that activates our corruptible body" (I Corinthians 15:34-58; I Thessalonians 4:14-18).
God does not arbitrarily call and choose particular individuals. He sends the Word for each Age to call out from Adam's race "whomsoever will" become written epistles of the Word for their day. Only those who hear the Word for their Age are called, of whom only the "few" who recognize their day and receive its Message are chosen. The Voice of God or spoken Word of the hour calls to all within earshot without respect of persons, and by mutual agreement the elect of God choose the Word that has chosen them.
The natural marriage of a man and woman follows this pattern. When a man calls the woman he has chosen, she can say "yes," or she can say "no" to his proposal. Once she has said "yes," the decision is mutual. She is His wife, and "what God has joined together let no man put asunder" (Deuteronomy 22:23; Matthew 1:20; Romans 7:2).
When our soul recognizes and unites with the revelation, that is our acceptance of Christ's Marriage proposal, our baptism with the Holy Ghost or new birth. It is the spiritual marriage union between our Husband, God the Word, and our soul which is the feminine of God. That inseparable union seals us to the day of our redemption (Ephesians 4:30).
To redeem is to buy back or recover a possession or right that was lost or forfeited. God is only redeeming His manifested Word. Three kinds of believer will hear the call of the Son of man but only one can answer and become the manifestation of His Word. And no blessing can accrue from "casting pearls before swine," so as you witness, remember Matthew 13:19-23, John 10:1-5 and Titus 3:9-11. "When anyone hears the Word of the kingdom and does not understand It, the wicked one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the unbeliever who received seed by the wayside".
"The make-believer is he who received the seed on stony places and immediately receives it with joy. Yet he has no root in himself and endures only for a while: for when tribulation or persecution arise because of the Word, he stumbles immediately. Likewise is he who received seed among the thorns of worldly cares and deceitfulness of riches that choke the Word is made unfruitful."
"But he who received seed into the good ground is he who hears the Word, and understands It; who indeed bears fruit, and produces: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty." He is the believer who dies to his earthly life and its pleasures in order that the Life of Christ may be revealed in him. He is the Word manifest in flesh that God is redeeming.
In eternity God was alone with His thoughts which are the attributes of His eternal Spirit. His thoughts were complete before time began; they cannot be added to or taken from and must come to pass in their designated and decreed season and time. John 1:1-3, 12-14, "When time began God expressed His thoughts and the Logos was with God and it was God, for it is Theophany, the visible expression of His glory. All things were made by God as manifestations of the Logos. . . to as many as received the measure of Logos [thought in speech or concept] revealed for their Age, He gave authority to become the Sons of God, even to those who believe on the manifestation of His Name for their day, who were born, not of bloods [i.e. the lineage of Adam or the Serpent], nor of the natural will of the flesh, nor of the moral will of man, but of God. [John is speaking of the elect born the second time by their part of the Word which is the revelation for their day and Its manifestation and eternal existence in the mind of God as their theophany or Word form body]. And the Logos was made flesh, and dwelt among us, [and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father], full of grace and truth".
Jesus was the Logos before He was flesh. We bypassed our theophany and were born in flesh to be tested by sin. When we are born-again, the Spirit of God brings our sin-born body under submission to the Word. Therefore, "Whosoever is born of God does not commit sin; for His seed [the Logos or revelation]remains in him and he cannot sin, because he is born of God" (I John 3:9).
Romans 8:1-2, "There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death".
God made man in His image, therefore he is a lesser God. Jesus declared, "Is it not written in your Law, I said, you are Gods?" (Exodus 4:16; Psalm 82; 92:7,9; John 10:34).
He also made man in His likeness: righteous, like Adam before the Fall. Ecclesiastes 7:29, "God made man upright, but each has turned to follow his own downward path".
The new creation in Jesus Christ is a restoration of his original image glorified and his original likeness in knowledge, righteousness and true holiness mature through victorious experience in the overcoming power of the Word of God and prayer (Colossians 3:10; Ephesians 4:24). Jesus was a Man after God's own kind and if we are born in Him we will grow into the stature of that perfect Man (Genesis 1:11).
After God had created all elect men and women in spirit form or theophany, He said, "let them have dominion over every living thing . . . He created them male and female, and blessed them"every elect man and womanin His foreknowledge of their glorious destiny. Yet when He had finished creation not one of them was formed. "And God said to them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth . . . and after you have multiplied and the last elect Israelite has been born-again, we will spend the Millennium togetherthere I will teach you how to subdue it . . ."
After God had finished speaking creation there was not a man to till the ground; neither were there any animals for there had been no rain to quicken the seeds God had spoken. So God caused a mist to rise and water the whole earth. Then He brought man "a little lower than the angels" and formed him an animal body from the dust of the earth he was to rule. Then He "breathed the breath of lives" into that body and Adam became a living, manifested soul.
Eve was still in her theophany in God's great thinking when He put Adam to sleep and took a rib from his side to make the by-productnot her soulbut her body, which is made in the image and likeness of the man for fellowship and to reproduce after his own kind as God had made Adam for fellowship and to reproduce the elect His own kind (Genesis 5:1; I Corinthians 11:7-9; Ephesians 1:3-6, 12).
Man was made in the image of God like the Logos that went out from God, so we too should reflect "the appearance of the Likeness of the glory of the Lord." But man separated from God's image and fell from His likeness and our gracious God condescended to the image but not the likeness of man to redeem man.
Psalm 8:3-8, "When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained; What is man, that You are mindful of him? and the son of man, that You visit him?"
"For You have made him a little lower than the angels, and have crowned him with glory and honour. You made him to have dominion over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet: all sheep and oxen, and the beasts of the field; the fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passes through the paths of the seas".
The highest form of animal life is a human being as he has a soul which is a spirit in the image of God. And the only way for man to return to his original sinless state is through death because "the wages of sin is death." As we are all "shaped in iniquity and conceived in sin," no human being was worthy to fulfill the part of kinsman redeemer to save another. And God could not die in Spirit form or Logos, so He brought Himself "a little lower than the angels," elohim or theophanies, in order that He could substitute His life in death for every member of Adam's race willing to die to the desires of this world and rise alive in Himthe baptism with the Holy Ghost, restoring them to oneness with God and eternal Life (Colossians 3:3-5; John 14:19-20; 17:20-26).
By placing man on free moral agency, God allowed him to fall a little short of the divinity of the angels in order that when he is tempted he might overcome by the Word of God and prayer, and glorify God by displaying His likeness, like Jesus Christ the forerunner of our salvation.
Potentially we are "crowned with glory and honour," the attributes of royal dignity, because we are joint heirs with Christ (Psalms 21:5; 45:3; I Peter 2:9; Ephesians 1:10-23). The position and dominion assigned to man is unchanged from that described in Genesis 1:26-28 but as Paul reveals, the Psalm finds its fulfillment only in the final exaltation of Christ's human nature (I Corinthians 15:27-28; Hebrews 2:6-8). There is no limit to the "all things" mentioned by the "angel" David, God only excepted, who "puts all things under."
In the person and glorious destiny of Jesus of Nazareth the last Adam, representative and Head of the race, not only will man be restored to his original position, but exalted far beyond it. "The last enemy, death," through fear of which, man, in his present estate, is "all his lifetime in bondage" (Hebrews 2:15), "shall be destroyed" (I Corinthians 15:26). Then all things will have been put under His feet, "principalities and powers being made subject to Him" (I Corinthians 15:25; I Peter 3:22).
This being the case, why don't we have miracles in modern-day churches? It's because their people are not in the image of God and the organization has put its proclaimed Head, Christ the Word outside the door, and despite His knocking, trying to get back in, the denomination will have nothing to do with Him. Oh, they love the historical Jesus but they won't let Christ the Word interfere with their man-made religious programs.
You will not find a man of God preaching the uncompromised Word of God in denominational circles today; at least not for a second time. But the true Body continues and will complete the works begun by the Head (Acts 1:1; II Corinthians 5:18-20). When did Jesus command us to organize? When did the Head say it's all right for women to cut their hair? It's not in your Bible. Tell me where the Head said, "The works that I do, you shall not do." In John 14:12 the Head said "The works that I do, the Body will do also."
The Gentile dispensation will have ended when the latter rain falls (Genesis 7:10; Revelation 22:11). Its waters will cause every tree to bear fruit witnessing the seed that was planted. The first Adam was the original spoken Word seed whence our bodies came. Abraham had only one promised Seed (Genesis 12:2-3, 8; Galatians 3:13-29); this last Adam is the original spoken Word Seed whence comes eternal Life to quicken our soul (I John 5:10-13). The Life of the original spoken Word Seed of God will manifest the third pull in the Word-born Bride as it did in Adam before the Fall.
Jesus Christ was a Redeemer only for Adam's race. Unlike Mr. Ford's Model T which you could buy in any color so long as it was black, Adam's children come in different colors, shapes and sizes, each individual is unique. As every child of Adam was potentially in him at the start, Adam and the elect of his race were accounted in Christ when in the foreknowledge of God He was crucified from the foundation of the world (Revelation 13:8).
God made man in His image so He could reproduce His Life in us. Adam was the beginning of the creation of man, Jesus Christ was the beginning of the creation of God in a race of God-men in whom heaven and earth embrace. Eve would have borne the Word had she waited for Adam to receive and pass it to her. Jesus Christ was born of the Virgin Mary by the Word she received from God (Revelation 3:14). "In that Royal Seed Word the fullness of God's nature and character was expressed in one man, and we are complete in Him who is the Head of all principality and power" (Colossians 2:9-10).
Before time and creation were manifest we were in the mind of God, so eternal Life is without beginning or end. We did not realize it before the revelation quickened our soul but we elect are God's Attributes manifest, and eternal with Him. One cannot just "receive" eternal Life.
This explains John 8:56-59, "Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day: and he saw it, and was glad. Then said the Judeans, You are not yet fifty years old, and have You seen Abraham? Jesus replied, I absolutely assure you, Before Abraham was born, I AM. Then they took up stones to cast at Him: but Jesus hid Himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by".
Jesus knew who He was, and the purpose of this end-time revelation is to establish that we are inseparable Brethren of Christ the Word. He is the Head and we are His Body. The Body does what the Head tells it to do. The head is the intelligence and master of the body. Paul said, "Like an athlete, I drive my body, bringing it into subjection to do my will, not what it wants to do: otherwise I fear that after enlisting others for the race, I myself should be ordered to stand aside" (I Corinthians 9:27).
These blind Pharisees who claimed to be Abraham's seed could not recognize his Royal Seed. Jesus knew He was that promised Seed (singular), therefore He could say, "Before Abraham was born, I AM."
As He was leaving the temple Jesus met a man who had been blind from birth, whereupon the works of God were manifest in that he received his sight. But when he testified to the Pharisees they declared Jesus a sinner and themselves Moses' disciples to whom God said, "Tell the children of Israel, I AM has sent me to you" (Genesis 15:7-13; Exodus 3:14).
Like the denominations of today, these Pharisees knew the history of their deliverer but not his God. Ezekiel called the Pillar of Fire, "the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord" (Ezekiel 1:28). Jesus was the Pillar of Fire or Logosthe appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord made flesh to redeem God's elect. Jesus said, "Before Abraham was born, I AM," but the Pharisees were blind to the Glory Moses saw (John 9:13-41).
The Greek words are more meaningful than "was" and "am" rendered in English. One clause means, "Before Abraham was brought into being"; and the other, "I exist." The statement is therefore not that Christ came into existence before Abraham, but that He never came into being at all and existed before Abraham had a being. In other words, Jesus of the New Testament is Jehovah of the Old Testament who existed before creation, or eternally, and was now manifest in flesh (John 1:1-3, 14). This was the sense plainly understood by these Pharisees, since "then took they up stones to cast at Him," as they had done previously when they saw that He made Himself equal with God (John 5:18).
Furthermore, Jesus did not claim that He had seen Abraham, as they accused Him, but "Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day; and he saw it, and was glad". So "The gifts and callings of God are without repentance" (Romans 11:29; John 15:16). The calling and choosing of God are sovereign manifestations of His living Word answered only by the faith of His elect.
How different Jesus was to the denominations of His day. They said, "We're Moses' disciples. We know that God appeared to Moses in the burning bush. Who are You?" Our denominations claim they know the historical Jesus but they don't know the God who was in Him. According to the law of reproduction the Seed of Christ must come through the Body of Christ, It cannot come through a denomination (Genesis 1:11; Revelation 22:18-19). We must recognize that "If we are Christ's, we are Abraham's seed by the baptism with the Holy Ghost and heirs according to the Promise" (Galatians 3:27-29).
Denominational seed is forming an image to the Roman Catholic beast system. As the first Eve rejected her husband and Head for wisdom apart from the Word and brought death (our body), the second Eve has rejected her espoused Husband and Head, Christ the Word, and will be cast into a lake of Fire which is the second death (Revelation 19:20; 20:14-15).
Jesus said, "Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abides alone: but if it dies, it brings forth much fruit. He who loves his life shall lose it; and he who hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal".
That corn of wheat was Jesus Christ who died and rose again. His Life multiplied in the saints of Pentecost but was diluted along with the fullness of the Word until It was buried again in the Dark Age of Thyatira. In Sardis it revived and put forth a stork and blades under Luther's revelation of justification by grace through faith. It put forth tassels in the great pollinating Age of Philadelphia when Wesley added the revelation of sanctification, and under Laodicea's revival of the Gifts of the Spirit it grew into the shuck which looked so like the Grain, "showing great signs and wonders, insomuch that if it were possible, it would deceive the very elect."
The church was a carrier of the Life, producing the different Members of the PART-Word Body. Now the plant or churches that once carried the Life are dry, bereft of the Spirit and dead. Since the Life is back in the form of the original Seed it will not compromise the Word with anything so the Laodicean husk has opened to reject Christ's end-time Wheat Bride as it rejected Christ.
After six-thousand years God's command to "multiply and fill the earth" is almost fulfilled. He has only so many Children. Outside the denominational camps, and born of the fullness of the Word the Wheat Bride is with Christ maturing into His image and likeness as she conforms to the Word by the Message of the seventh angel (I Corinthians 13:10; Ephesians 4:13-16).
Our lives must come under pre-eminence to the Word so that during the manifestation of the Sons of God what we say He will do because we are not expressing our desires but His mind. Then the same works Jesus did will be done in usonly this time it will not be a public display but an exercise to build our faith for translation grace as Gentile days will be over. Our lives must match that Word for Him to take us Home with those who fell asleep.
God in Christ wants fellowship with Brethren in His image. This is why His Attributes were taken from His side in the form of the Holy Spirit after God put Him to sleep on Calvary, and it explains how the elect paid for their sins in Christ on Calvary and can never again come under condemnation. The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made us free from the Law of sin and death as "it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment" (Hebrews 9:27). And we were judged, condemned and crucified in Christ Jesus. We paid the wages of sin as Attributes of God's eternal Word when it was crucified, and when God raised Christ, He was raised for our justification and we raised in Him (Romans 4:25; 6:1-14; 8:33).
II Corinthians 5:13-14, "whether we are mad (as some say), it is to bring glory to God; or if we are in our right mind, it is for your benefit. For the love of God compels and constrains us because we are of the conviction that if one died for all of God's elect, then we all died". nl372.htm
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Brother Grigor-Scott is a non-denominational minister who has ministered full-time since 1981, primarily to other ministers and their congregations overseas. He pastors Bible Believers' tiny congregation, and is available to teach in your church.