I have become convinced that Christianity in our modern world is a dead religion. Every scripture in the Bible has been distorted, twisted, reversed or ignored and in most cases our churches of today and our ministers of today don't really and truly even believe in God or that Christ is Divine! As you read these thing, you will say that my church doesn't teach all of these things and that is correct. Some churches teach some of them and some teach most of them, but there are no churches that teach all the doctrines of the Bible as they are written the the Holy Word!
Amos 8:11-12 11 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD: 12 And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it. KJV
Ask yourself this question. When in all the history of the world was there a time when people could wander over the face of the earth and seek the word of the Lord and not find it? When was there a famine in the land where there would be no hearing the words of the Lord? It has to be in our day and time at the end of the age when Christ shall choose to cut short the time in order to save the world from complete destruction and to save the few elect that remain.
Ps 91 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.
9 Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;
10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.
15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.
16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation. KJV
Please consider these Bible teachings.
|Bible is divine and completely true at least until churches began to print their own versions of the Bible.||Christianity teaches that Bible is a good guideline but must be interpreted to fit today's society standards. Introduction and acceptance of the many different versions of the Bible have diluted its meaning and purpose to make it almost unimportant in our society.|
|Bible says earth was created in 6 days by Jesus Christ.||Christianity says earth has existed for millions of years and that creation was simply an accident.|
|Bible says there is ONE God and only one.||Christianity says that God has many parts and is made up of many persons. Christianity says that One God in Heaven sent another God to earth to die for our sins.|
|Bible says Sabbath is on the seventh day. It was on Saturday at the start of our world and has occurred ever seventh day since that time. Lev 16:31 31 It shall be a sabbath of rest unto you, and ye shall afflict your souls, by a statute for ever. KJV||Christianity says that Sabbath should be changed to Sunday. Yet the Bible never says there was or would be a change in the Sabbath.|
|Bible says that Christ died on a Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 PM.||Christianity says that Christ died on a Friday evening.|
|Bible says that Christ would remain in the tomb three days and three
nights. Matt 12:40 40 For as Jonas was three days
and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days
and three nights in the heart of the earth. KJVBible says that Christ
was gone when Mary went to the tomb early Sunday morning while it was still
Crucified Wednesday at 3:00 PMBuried Wednesday sometime near 6:00 PM
Resurrected sometime near 6:00 PM Saturday night
|Christianity says that Christ was in the tomb Friday night, Saturday,
Saturday night and was resurrected on Sunday morning.You cannot make 3 days and 3 nights fit into any
Friday through Sunday belief. You can't even make it fit using parts of
days or parts of nights.
Crucified Wednesday at 3:00 PMBuried Wednesday sometime near 6:00 PM
Resurrection must have occurred on either Sunday Night or Monday!
|Bible says that Christ was resurrected on Saturday before the new day started at 6:00 PM.||Christianity says that Christ was resurrected on Sunday morning as Mary and the disciples came to the tomb.|
|Bible says eternal salvation is determined by the spirit that you allow to possess your body at the end of this life. Rom 6:16 16 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness? KJV||Christianity teaches that you can kneel at the alter as a tiny child and say that you accept Christ and that no matter how you live the rest of your life, you will have salvation. Christianity also teaches that you cannot turn against God.|
|Bible says that we must endure to the end to be saved.||Christianity teaches that you are saved at the alter.|
|Bible says that baptism doeth also save us.||Christianity teaches that baptism is not necessary.|
|Bible teaches that the principals of the gospel are Faith,
Repentance, Baptisms, Laying on of Hands, Resurrection of the Dead and Eternal
Heb 6:1-2 6:1 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, 2 Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment. KJV
Bible teaches that we will answer for every act, thought or deed that we perform in this life.
Rom 14:11-12 11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God. 12 So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God. KJV
|Christianity teaches that the principals of the gospel are Faith and
Few churches teach baptism as a part of salvation and almost none teach that there are two baptisms (Water and Spirit).
Almost all have forgotten about the laying on of hands.
Most teach the resurrection in some way because that is how we come from death back into the presence of God.
Most churches teach that God is such a loving God that He wouldn't punish you for all the little thing we do wrong every day. They teach that all good honest neighbors, family and friends will go to Heaven.
|Bible teaches that baptism is a public profession of your faith in God and your desire to serve Him for the rest of your life.||Christianity teaches that baptism is merely a way of joining a church.|
|Bible teaches that baptism is like the wedding in a marriage with
God. It is only the beginning of the marriage and the marriage is not
complete until death do us part.
Press on to the mark.
We've started on a journey.
|Christianity teaches that baptism is not even necessary for salvation.|
|Bible says not to call any man your father on this earth. Its not talking about our earthly parents but its saying to not give reverence, honor or divinity to any person on earth because only God holds those honors.||The vast majority of Christianity in the world today calls their priests "Father" or "Reverend" and some even place divinity in their priesthood.|
|Bible says to use "Unleavened Bread and Wine" in the sacrament
The wine that Christ miraculously created out of water for the wedding feast was a full blown alcoholic beverage that satisfied the taste of the many wine drinkers present at the feast. Many who were half drunk already loved the Wine, Try giving grape juice to a drunk and see if it will satisfy him!
|Christianity says its okay to use wafers, crackers or leavened bread in place of the unleavened bread. Christianity uses grape juice or water in place of the wine.|
|Bible over and over emphasizes the importance of keeping the Sabbath day holy.||Christianity has turned Sunday into a festive holiday. It is primarily because Christians wanted restaurants and gas stations open on Sunday after church for their feasts and recreation that businesses started opening on Sunday. There used to have a "Blue Law" in and before 1950 that would not allow businesses to be open on Sunday.|
|Bible teaches that the pathway to eternal life is straight and narrow and few there be that find it. The way that leads to destruction is broad and many walk in its way. We can expect that most of the people who claim to be Christians will not have eternal life with God.||Christianity teaches that all "Good" people will have eternal life. Many churches even provide a way for friends and family to buy or work to get someone out of Hell after they have died. Most people today expect to see all their loved ones and family members in Heaven.|
|Bible teaches that there are only two places or conditions of the soul of mankind. The soul either has eternal life with God or eternal death without God. There is no in-between or shades of good or evil. You either make it or you don't.||Christianity teaches that most people are naturally good and in the end almost everybody except the terribly evil and the Devil will eventually turn to God.|
|Bible teaches that there should be Apostles, Bishops, Elders, Priests, Teachers and Deacons as ordained offices in the church.||Christianity has everything from Popes, High Priests, Cardinals, Presidents who are ordained to specific offices and most don't have the offices identified in the Bible.|
|Bible teaches that tithing should be 10% of your income and should be paid to God first. Nowhere in the Bible did they ever make a collection except for money to be given to other people who were in need or to send missionaries to an unbelieving people. No minister ever received pay for preaching to believers.||Christianity says that you should give your offerings to the church to pay for buildings and ministers. Ministry in our world today is merely a job or profession that someone has chosen as a way to make a living.|
|Bible teaches that the righteous will live with God and that His kingdom is here on the earth for a thousand years and then there will be a new Heaven and a new earth.||Christianity says that the righteous will go to Heaven and live in mansions of Gold.|
|Bible teaches that believers will have to live through and endure the
great tribulation until the time after the tribulation when the sign of
Christ's return will appear in the skies.
God has never taken His people out of trials and tribulation but has always protected them through the trials and tribulations.
|Christianity teaches that the saints will be "raptured" out of the earth and not have to go through the tribulation.|
WW II Memorial
What a blessing to watch and hear the comments during the dedication of the WW II Memorial in Washington, DC on Saturday May 29th, 2004. Was probably the last time this nation will ever be united in fighting an enemy. Even then we did things that were wrong in locking up the Japanese, but almost every citizen in the US pitched in to help. Not only those that enlisted but those that worked at home to support the war effort. I made my heart swell with pride in seeing the response of the people and in thinking about my many loved ones who participated in WW II.
God bless those who gave so much and worked so hard to maintain our freedoms!
Visit the WW II Memorial web site and look at the pictures and see the names of the many who fought for our freedom!
If we would respond today in the same way, we could change the world, but it is not to be. What would happen today if every Iraqi citizen in this country was sent back home? People of Iraqi nationality who have become US citizens are fully welcome but others of that nationality should not have free run of our country until the war in Iraq is over! Once it is settled, they should be free to return. Same thing should have happened to Iranian citizens when they held our people captive in Iran for over a year.
They shouldn't be in our schools and benefiting from our freedoms and learning our ways at the same time that some of their people in their country are fighting our service men and women! We need to get out of Iraq and soon but while our flag flies there and our troops are dying there, anyone who doesn't support our troops personally and demand that our government support them fully is a traitor to America!
Bill to cancel the IRS!
Wouldn't that be wonderful!!!
Comments by Mr. King from Iowa which were read into the congressional record. It's a long article but well worth the time it takes. The link is the National Retail Sales Tax Alliance web page.
Why does everything in our society have a double standard today?
We stop the war for the Muslims on their special holidays. The terrorists use our special holidays as special times to create havoc!
We are condemned when Israel killed the founder and leader of Hamas. Why should we protect the leader of terrorist organizations? Wouldn't we have readily killed Hitler if we had the chance? We seek to kill Ben Laden and Sadam but Israel is not supposed to defend itself against it's enemies!
We suffered mass executions and slaughter in the battles for Texas freedom at the Alamo where many soldiers were killed in battle but the rest were brutally murdered by Santa Anna's execution orders and at Goliad were almost 400 soldiers who had surrendered were marched out and brutally shot or bayonetted on direct orders from Santa Anna. About 6 weeks later at the battle of San Jacinto which lasted only 20 minutes, 750 enemy soldiers were captured and Santa Anna was found hidden and disguised among the captured troops! Instead of executing an evil and vile enemy, Santa Anna and all the captured soldiers were allowed to return to Mexico. Santa Anna would in the future again lead troops against the US!
We don't allow bombing of Muslims Holy places. The terrorists use their Holy places to hide troops and ammunitions and openly attack any Christian building or gathering!
We strive valiantly to prevent civilian casualties. They seek out civilians and attack and bomb innocent people deliberately!
We allow other religions freedom of speech in the US. They kill and imprison anyone speaking of Christianity in Muslim countries and also China!
We are taught the theory of evolution! Even the mention of Biblical creation or God is not allowed in our schools or government facilities!
We are told quotas are good in schools and work places. How about those same quotas for sports teams. Maybe 60% white and 50% women!
We have imposed the requirement in Iraq that of all elected officials, 25% must be women. We don't have any such requirement in this country!
We allow foreigners to purchase and control property in the US. You can't purchase property in most other countries around the world unless you are a citizen of that country!
If you over 35 years old, you are too old to be accepted into military service. Most of the high ranking officers are way past the age of 35! Isn't this age discrimination?
Sometimes I wonder if Americans think for themselves at all any more. Why should Rice have to testify before the commission, in public? Isn't the purpose of the 911 Committee to gather information about 911! If she testifies before them in private don't they get the information? I think it's just that the press wants to hear all her comments so that they will have something to talk about for the next month! The memo that everyone is so excited about doesn't say anything except that Bin Laden would like to attack the US directly! If they issued another memo today, it would say the same thing. Maybe we should just stop flying and riding trains or even driving cars! He still wants to attack the US in any way he can but preferably right here on our soil!
I'm sick to death of both parties and the way that they attack each other with no consideration at all for right or wrong or even logical reasoning. Yet even worse is that so many people believe what they say! Wake up and listen to what is being said and then recognize it as political propaganda and put their comments under trash where it belongs!
I have come to a place and time when I am ashamed to be called a Christian! There is not one doctrine of our modern Christian society that has not been polluted. Our salvation is very important but the act of accepting Christ as your Savior or getting saved, as it is called today is only the beginning of a long and tough journey. The teaching of "Once Saved Always Saved" and the "Rapture" will send more Christian to hell than any other doctrine that Satan has introduced into our Christian society. We have forgotten that the Sabbath is on Saturday! Read what the Lord says about our feast days in Amos 5:21! "I hate, I despise your feast days,"
Christians don't understand that it was God who came down to earth and gave His life on the cross! He didn't send someone else, He did it himself. Our churches of today are just like the Pharisees and Sadducees! They believed in God, thought they were God's people, prayed, paid tithes and acted the part of a follower of God but didn't allow God's spirit to reside in their hearts!
Another Year! Can it get worse?
We live in the time of the end, but how many of us are ready for the trials and tribulations that we will soon face? There seems to be no place to turn! Many seek to serve God but most don't even know the sound of His voice!
1 Hear ye this word which I take up against you, even a lamentation, O house of Israel.
2 The virgin of Israel is fallen; she shall no more rise: she is forsaken upon her land; there is none to raise her up.
3 For thus saith the Lord GOD; The city that went out by a thousand shall leave an hundred, and that which went forth by an hundred shall leave ten, to the house of Israel.
4 For thus saith the LORD unto the house of Israel, Seek ye me, and ye shall live:
5 But seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal, and pass not to Beer-sheba: for Gilgal shall surely go into captivity, and Bethel shall come to nought.
6 Seek the LORD, and ye shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel.
7 Ye who turn judgment to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth,
8 Seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night: that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name:
9 That strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.
10 They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.
11 Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.
12 For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate from their right.
13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.
14 Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live: and so the LORD, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as ye have spoken.
15 Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.
16 Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord, saith thus; Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.
17 And in all vineyards shall be wailing: for I will pass through thee, saith the LORD.
18 Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for you? the day of the LORD is darkness, and not light.
19 As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.
20 Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?
21 I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.
22 Though ye offer me burnt offerings and your meat offerings, I will not accept them: neither will I regard the peace offerings of your fat beasts.
23 Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols.
24 But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.
25 Have ye offered unto me sacrifices and offerings in the wilderness forty years, O house of Israel?
26 But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.
27 Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, saith the LORD, whose name is The God of hosts. KJV
This scripture talks to Israel. Few today know where the 10 lost tribes are! God gave several signs that were to identify Israel. The first was circumcision! Israel is a white race! The Ten Commandments would be the foundation of their beliefs and government. God also promised Israel that there would always be a King ruling over His people. God's promises to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were passed on to Ephraim and Manasseh. Read the blessings pronounced on them by Jacob as he blessed them. Gen 48th Chapter.
19 And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.
20 And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.
21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Behold, I die: but God shall be with you, and bring you again unto the land of your fathers. KJV
Israel is a group of nations, who practice circumcision, are white and whose history and background are tied very closely to the Ten Commandments . The United States and the British Commonwealth nations are the only nations on earth today that meet those conditions. The British were called Saxons which means "Isaac's Sons" The British empire is one of the few nations left in the world that is ruled by Kings and Queens! The Ten Commandments are the foundation of the governments of both England and the United States. God built this nation on the teachings of the gospel and the ten commandments and He even preserved the Bible through these two nations.
Our nation today has forsaken God and stands on the threshold of terrible destruction and punishment for the things that we have allowed in this great country of faith and freedom. Another scripture in the Bible very clearly describes the conditions of our day! See if you can recognize our world today in the following verse!
1 Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit.
2 And he said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the LORD unto me, The end is come upon my people of Israel; I will not again pass by them any more.
3 And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord GOD: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence.
4 Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,
5 Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?
6 That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat?
7 The LORD hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.
8 Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelleth therein? and it shall rise up wholly as a flood; and it shall be cast out and drowned, as by the flood of Egypt.
9 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord GOD, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day:
10 And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning of an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.
11 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:
12 And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.
13 In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst.
14 They that swear by the sin of Samaria, and say, Thy god, O Dan, liveth; and, The manner of Beer-sheba liveth; even they shall fall, and never rise up again. KJV
God has promised a famine in our land. Not of food or water but a famine of hearing the word of the Lord!!!!!!! A time when they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the Lord And Shall Not Find it!
Removal of the Ten Commandments!
They have removed the Ten Commandments from the court house and now seek to remove the words Under God from our pledge of elegance! These are only their first steps and they seek to remove any reference to God from America!
TV and Movies!
Television is our media of communications and it is being used to brain wash Americans! The trash that is presented every day on TV is filling our minds with useless information and the lies of the enemy!
We now see a movie about the life of Christ and supposedly shows all the pain and torture that Christ suffered for us. As usual, Hollywood exaggerates everything trying to make Christ's suffering appear to be worse than that suffered by any other human. He did suffer greatly from a physical standpoint but His greatest suffering was the fact that every friend and believer deserted Him and we today still desert Him by our actions and beliefs!
I find no purpose in our lives today! What do we hope for? Where are our leaders? When the blind lead the blind, they all fall into the ditch. God help us to be strong enough and have enough faith to withstand the terrible awful things that are coming in our near future.