Published on Mar 2, 2018
Published on Mar 2, 2018
This is an opinion piece on the struggles I have experienced concerning others with my walk in the Lord.
I was accredited as a minister in “Christian Counseling” by the grace of God due to the study I performed in six years of “street ministry”. I am certainly not the most qualified person who ever endeavored an academic position in the world, but my experience like many others who are seniors now, most certainly has a certain degree of credibility.
About 25% of the population are sociopaths, and within that percentage fewer are full blown psychopaths statically speaking. Still others exhibit some form of a Narcissistic personality disorder, or (NPD).
What I have discovered throughout my life, is that being empathetic towards others can often result in being targeted to sociopaths, as they are an easy mark for the sociopath to bolster themselves up on the back of the unsuspecting “nice guy”. As an actual believer in Christ – in action and in deed, one may become crushed and devoured by these wolves, especially the ones who claim Christ’s name as their own! These false brethren as described in 1 John 2: 18-19 as ANTICHRISTS are actually ones who started with the Lord (like us) but did not finish!
In other words, they went back to the ways of the world and became twice the sons of hell than before they started with Christ (Matthew 23:15). The religious leaders of today are the same animal, albeit we are functioning under a new covenant.
This “Spirit” of antichrist manifests itself within the Church, a type of surrogate to actually moving and abiding in Jesus Christ oneself! This is what a sneaky bastardy enemy the actual disciple is up against, but we must learn how to stand in truth! This antichrist spirit will try to crush and destroy the actual disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ within them. And that is why the scripture speaks about principalities and powers, not in a vague sense like most think, but actually within the unregenerate or natural man.
If “Satan’s” people manage to crush the faith (Christ in us) then Satan has succeeded once again in destroying a child of God, and now days these antichrists take great joy in using the scriptures to do so – a type of witchcraft, as they are not used in the spirit of truth!
Beware, lest you share the things of God with these pigs and get devoured and trampled underfoot!
For the Brethren
Matthew 7: 1- 20 is about discernment, and notice its starts with dealing with a brother first, and then moves on to walking on the narrow way with Christ yourself.
Even more hurtful than the sociopath (to me) is an actual brother in the Lord who uses being on the “narrow way” with Christ, to tear down or minimize other brethren while justifying themselves in doing so. I believe many “born again believers” seeking to be seen as leaders or devout men of God, many times may ostracize those they see as opposition.
This could also be an indicator of having a Narcissistic personality disorder: (NPD) is a personality disorder in which there is a long-term pattern of abnormal behavior characterized by exaggerated
feelings of self-importance, an excessive need for admiration, and a lack of understanding of others’ feelings.
The victim of a Narcissistic personality is often troubled by just what offence they committed to deserve such treatment. No known therapy exists in treating a Narcissistic personality, as the Narcissist thinks there is nothing wrong with them and will not seek help.
So, being on the “Narrow Way” with Christ, allows the Narcissistic personality to justifiably create a wall between people or viewpoints, or people they deem as inconsistent with their personality, or simply people they do not like.
This is very sad when concerning the brethren, (who are to be part of the same body). Yet ego’s aside this has always reared its ugly head since Peter and Paul had a go at each other. It is a good thing that the Holy Spirit of God does a work within His own, otherwise there could be no resolutions within the body of Christ.
The world likes to build institutions and organization’s based on beliefs.
Yet the Lord God works on a personal level only, and therein lies the rub.
The Western mind set builds upon natural understanding and doctrines, but Christ himself builds only in Spirit and in Truth, which is His work alone; and if you are not found in that spiritual work of the cross, then you are none of His, the Bible teaches.
Even hardened Sociopaths hone themselves with acceptable behavior traits to bolster up their facades, and teaching them Godly principles and Bible does not change who they are in the inside, but only makes them more deceptive.
This is the problem using systematic theologies (religion) to try to take command and control of God, to do His work!
Published on Dec 27, 2017
Such doctrines can only exist where those who expound them will not take Scripture in the round. There is a very simple rule; all Scripture agrees within the Covenant. Sadly, to hold irresistible grace is to deny a lot of Scripture and make whole doctrines out of just one text.
What kind of people would we be if we had been arrested, by the Lord God forcing himself on us? This is about the salvation from sin unto God before we die, and the proving, trying and testing of His people. We are not slaves of God but children in the New Testament.
Jesus Christ is only ever followed in Spirit and in Truth, by waking in the truth, who is Christ himself. The early brethren did not engage in celebrations called holy days wear we get the term holidays, that dear reader was invented of men.
The only “sacrament” ever endorsed by the Lord Jesus Christ was the breaking of bread and taking of wine in his name, and no more – like the Galatian’s (and others) were in the habit of doing! All the Bible twisting in the world, nor even a proper understanding of all the scriptures, has ever produced one single child of God! This is why it is written that manipulation is as witchcraft!
It is my sincere belief in this great age of delusion that Satan has produced for himself a “look-alike” to those who actually struggle to follow Christ in Spirit after their initial conversion.
The spelling of this post’s title is correct, in that it reflects the “spirit of antichrist” as John coined it, which came into the world even prior to the deaths of the original Apostles! It is a massacre of the truth, who is Christ (in Spirit) a stain on the pure Gospel of Christ, and Christ alone!
This is Satan’s greatest work in deceiving the world and specifically the elect of God, in an attempt to derail their faith to another gospel of which there is only a thin chance of returning from in understanding its great deception nowadays complicated by a *Biblical type of Witchcraft devised to confuse and conquer spiritually immature sheep.
Of course historically speaking this “Church Age” was actually started by the (Pagan) Emperor Constantine, who for reasons of power pretty much “Christianized” the Pagan belief system of Mithraism, the rival to Christ for over 3 centuries! And this is where Christmas has its roots, not “in Christ” but rather “in Church” the great whore to Christ!
“Easter” incidentally was also an invention of Rome, filled with Lillie’s and candles supposedly replacing the Hebrew celebration of Passover, with a New Testament version for Christ’s followers. It is ironic that this “Holy-day” still includes a bunny rabbit (representing breeding) of the Pagan sex parties once practiced by Rome.
The point being that just because one understands Bible doctrines, this does not produce a disciple of Jesus Christ. Many false brethren (prophets) paint their religions with Christian word and meanings, yet it is only God the Father by His Holy Spirit who produces a son or daughter of God, and all the man orchestrated evangelism in the world has yet to produce one single transformation, as this is God’s work alone by grace – and anything man touches is defiled!
To reiterate, it is only by Spirit that we know and are identified with Christ (1 John 4) and no other natural means are capable of producing an actual child of the living God; only a near look alike! This is why the Apostle Paul said in 1 Corinthians 4:19: But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord will, and will know, not the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power.
If we start in Christ, we must push forward and finish with Christ, lest we be a castaway, and don’t be deceived by false prophets who are now wall to wall upon the earth!
Published on Dec 2, 2017
This is another Truth of God that gets the goat of those who refuse to believe God and hope that the unelect will be saved. What would be the point of Jesus’ doing the work of redemption for everyone? He did it for His people, not the ‘tares’.
Published on Dec 2, 2017
To follow on from the Total Depravity truth one has to have a situation where only God can sort it out. Election is the Lord God’s order as no human being is good enough to effect any righteousness before God. We are utterly dependant on God’s work and none of us can say that we had a hand in our being with the Lord.
Published on Nov 30, 2017
This is the number one stumbling stone for godless church people, Satan’s Christians. The enemies of the Cross hate this point and will not accept that they or their families are only worthy of execution.
Published on Nov 11, 2017
Why do people hold the Arminian doctrine when they are plainly saved and there is real God-work in them? How, when they have plainly experienced the work of God in them, ‘out of the blue’ do they now think that they can prayer others into salvation from sin unto God?
Published on Nov 11, 2017
Time to get a grip. The pink and fluffy that is on every hand is nothing to do with the reality of the gospel. If you are not a serious minded person then you cannot possibly be in agreement with Jesus Christ, and you are not a disciple therefore.
Published on Nov 1, 2017
With the advent of Kairos 2017 we can see more clearly how the devil works in connection with it. This event was an ecumenical event with papists and a demon called Kenneth Copeland, but the concentration on minor issues deliberately conceals the main issue.
Lightship for Christ
2 Corinthians 5:8 (KJV) We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
Is not some obscure theological doctrine, it is exactly what Paul meant and experienced when being “in” Christ, yet most Bible-ists seem to have no clue as to what he was speaking about nowadays!
Anyone feel this? That a new sort of void now exists where there was opposition?
How long before pope Benny is selling indulgences; licence to sin against God, to make money? The horrors that go on in the Name of Jesus are astonishing. Let’s make sure we are not distracted by them, but make sure that we just write off church and all its nonsense and move on.
Published on Jun 23, 2017
Not a concept or religious position but an ongoing feed of life.
I was in a slightly heated debate yesterday concerning the Bible passage about the meaning of the ten virgins found in Matthew 25: 1-13. The reason for this is NOT an academic reason concerning doctrinal understanding, rather it goes much deeper than that to the heart of people’s “eternal security “ as it brings into question at a personal level the question whether or not they actually have, or are following Christ!
The Lord showed me this, this morning as I awoke. Now then, in making such a statement “most” will immediately be offended, as this revelation was received by me, by way of the cross, which is always offensive to “enemies of the cross” and is indeed coined in Scripture as the “offence of the cross”. This is why Jesus said that you will be hated of all men for my namesake. Even those who claim to be followers of him, but have never seen him or known him spiritually, and is what the Bible is all about, in being written to actual disciples, who actually have a living relationship with the Lord God of Israel!
I have noticed that one of Satan’s counterfeit to this, always conceived and promoted in the mind and always operating in the natural, independent of the Lord, is Bible based beliefs’ about “physical Israel” as opposed to “spiritual Israel” – (the elect) whom the Bible is actually addressing, always turns into am intellectual or theological discussion by defaulting to the natural mind, instead of being led by the Holy Spirit of God in Christ. The natural mind receives not the things of God, so if I have lost you it is not because of some emotionally driven understanding that I have, but rather, you cannot receive on a spiritual level, shall I call it the “wavelength” which the Lord actually transmits on, to his actual followers.
So then, physical Israel must then become the focus of prophecy, as that can be understood to some degree within natural understanding on the world stage. I see allot of posts on Israel and the United States as an example within so called Christian blogs, video transmissions, books and so forth, yet this is all irrelevant, as it is simply leaning to natural understanding; which an actual disciple shouldn’t give a hang about, as it is all based in carnality and human pride.
I am using this passage in Matthew 25 to show that fallen carnality is most often used when attempting to teach the Bible nowadays, it is showing how men will not endure sound doctrine, but would rather have their ears tickled by what they wish to hear! In the beginning of the texts it plainly states [Matt 25: 1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.]
The Kingdom of heaven is speaking to, the Kingdom of heaven which is inside of all those who are with the Lord in Spirit and in Truth. The Bridegroom is Jesus Christ himself, whom actual disciples know and are supposed to abide in as a faithful bride. The Harlot Church [Rev 17] in contrast are those who are unfaithful and “none of his”, who are drunk on the blood of the saints (spiritually speaking) and the martyrs of Jesus.
To teach that the one set of five virgins are for the “church age” and that the others five virgins are in “the time of Jacobs troubles” the 144,000 found in Revelation 7 (after the admittance to the wedding, then wedding feast, is ludicrous to put under the microscope in this manner), as the passage taken in contexts is speaking about being ready for the wedding feast of the lamb – and does not include those who were unprepared in having and abiding in the Holy Spirit of God, which is symbolized by the oil in representation!
To me, this is the mixing of apple and oranges in using eschatology, while attempting to tie in the ten virgins of Matthew 25, the five of which were not ready, can not to my understanding, be tied into Revelation 7. Luke 12:35-37 will take allot more prayer and research, in seeing if the texts are in proper order and translation; which I suspect the meaning has been unintentionally mis- written, or lost in translation, as it would seem to conflict with other scriptures to best of my knowledge?
And even if there were some obscure spiritual meaning in relating to the blood line tribes of Israel towards the end of the age, this would not negate that these elect are any different than any other elect individuals of God, with the exception that they are attempting to understand an event which could even be a millennium off in the future, which surely doesn’t concern them nor the ten virgin allegory as found in Matthew 25: 1-13. This is a tough one, but I am confident I will be shown, if it concerns me in the future.
Basing ones belief system on the Bible, although most admirable and noble, has never replaced having the “enigma machine” so to speak, to properly interpret its meanings!
There is a divine reason for this, namely the texts are inspired by the Holy Spirit of God, for the Lord God’s actual followers. It is not written to natural man, so that they can attempt to decipher it independent of the Holy Spirit’s leading! To try to do so, is to actually insult to the Lord God of Israel, and denies a dependency upon the Lord Jesus Christ and his finished work on the cross! This is why the Apostle Paul called many “Enemies of the cross” (Philippians 3:18) and is of the Spirit of Antichrist, which only moves independent of Christ!
This is why doing Bible teachings independent of the Lord, is to try and take command and control of God in our natural or carnal understanding, for texts which is only understood properly by the revelation of the Holy Spirit of truth. Inevitably, large portions of truth indeed are understood (in principles’) by men’s natural understanding, yet this does NOT make them actual followers of Jesus Christ: as the Lord’s workings in that individual’s life is required, and not just a head full of doctrines.
The western “Church Systems” since the Emperor Constantine, has operated in this natural manner of using scriptural texts in contriving a system which “they can control” called Christianity, or Christendom, which actually thrives and functions in operating independent of the Lord God. It is Satan’s greatest work since the Garden of Eden, and a natural counterfeit of the TRUTH – who is none other than the Lord Jesus Christ, and his completed work on the cross.
Of course one could argue my viewpoint as a means to justify themselves, but in actuality it make no difference as to whose name is actually found in the “book of life”, and whose is not!
And in closing, allow me to say that signing up for a “spiritual insurance policy” from the lake of fire, while using the name and work of the Lord Jesus Christ, has never guaranteed anyone so-called “eternal security” which is just another doctrinal belief system, devised by men using scriptural texts.
Nay, the perfect work of Christ in someone, is simply done by the grace which the Lord God has elected to do in separating “ his people” from sin, and giving them a new spiritual identity in Christ by His work alone, and that “we” have a love for the truth (who is Jesus Christ) so that His continual work “in us” may be completed; less we become a cast away, who is fit only as a dead dried up branch who would not or could not abide in the vine, and is ultimately to be cast into the fire and burnt.
All of these things which I have pointed too, are speaking of one’s spiritual condition for those who have been given the “chance to become” the sons and daughters of God in Christ… But few that it will be who enter, and even a Bible based belief systems is no substitute to actually abiding and moving in Jesus Christ; the way, the life, and the truth.
This will come as a shock to most, yet I have painfully learned about the seriousness or should I say gravity of actually abiding in Christ throughout my life in the following article.
It is natural for a child of God to try to get along with the world, and the worlds people.
Yet because you have been chosen out of the world, it is impossible to ever be accepted by the world’s people, even within one’s own family. You try very hard to be nice and friendly with folks, yet you will never be accepted by them as the large majority of the world are actually children of the devil, and you will never achieve any type of genuine fellowship with them.
18 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you…
We are taught to be friendly and accepting to others, and as much as leis within you, be at peace with all men – Romans 12:18, but never allow yourself to be lulled into a false sense of security, in thinking you are a part of them. Again, it is only natural to try to fit in, yet this is extremely detrimental to a child of God’s spiritual life with Christ, as compromise with the world is destructive to following the truth, who is Jesus Christ within us.
I have found that one of the biggest obstacles to walking with Christ, is the near look-alike of system religions (systematic theologies) as this is also a part of the world, which is a detraction for actually abiding in Christ oneself. Young believers will find it hard to understand such reasoning, as false brethren adopt Bible doctrines, and even “experiences of God” as their own. Yet they have never seen Him nor known Him.
Acceptance by the world is enmity against God, you cannot serve two masters, yet MOST who have genuinely started with Christ, take the broad road away from Him, in an effort to be comfortable in the world. To a very large degree these broad road Christians have been pressured by society (Church) to conform to loving the world and its people, over actually following Jesus Christ in spirit and in truth.
We all naturally want acceptance by the world, yet you cannot compromise which is to prostitute the Holy Spirit of God, for the Spirit of Antichrist which dominates this world and the world’s church systems. (Rev 17 – 18).
This is why it is written in 1 John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. 17 And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
John 4:24 (KJV)
24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
Most of those who start with the Lord never register that once the body of believer’s accepts those of a different spirit (1 John 4) within their midst, it is just a matter of time until the spirit of antichrist overruns the fellowship.
Satan, the father of lies, seeks to destroy any actual work of God, by “replacement therapy” that is he replaces the spirit of truth, who is Jesus Christ – with a look alike spirit, or false replacement spirit which is religious in nature.
Remember I am speaking about the spiritual dimension here, and not simply doctrinal or intellectual understanding, which is based on the Bible, rather than dependency upon the leading of the Holy Spirit, who is the Truth of God made manifest to the elect, by the atonement of Jesus Christ on the cross.
John 1 (KJV)
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
2 The same was in the beginning with God.
3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
In the beginning was the word – the “Word of God” this is speaking about the Lord himself, obviously to most, so how is it that a printed texts on a page (Scripture) becomes The Word of God, as commonly espoused? That would be impossible as the Bible was not present in the beginning. It is but a record about God, Satan, and humanity, although divinely inspired.
The Bible is but confirmatory to us who stand on “The Rock”, yet it is not “The Rock itself”, that title is only ever given to the Lord Jesus Christ alone.
At this point many will start thinking theologically, even checking my doctrine against the scripture, which is fine, however let me remind you again that I am speaking about the spiritual world, and the ins and outs of spiritual deceptions given by the master of deception, Satan who is intellectually superior to any human being.
So rather than leaning to our own natural understanding, we must instead push in with Christ in Spirit and in Truth!
Rather than becoming mired in thought, I write this post today with the hope the reader will understand why most churches – “all” institutionalized churches eventually, lead towards spiritual death. That’s right, it is because no matter how well-intentioned ministers may be, that (perhaps unknowingly) they have taken on the role of Jesus Christ himself in the hearts of many followers!
This is the “Spirit of Antichrist” which is consistently used of Satan since the death and resurrection of the Lord, beware!
I see a lot of Bible based doctrines attempting to be used in support of Dec 25 in celebrating Christ’s birth. This is a Pagan festival painted with Christian names and dates. Luke 2:1-20 (as an example) merely recognizes Christ’s birth, (probably in the spring of the year) yet as a disciple we are NEVER instructed to do “Christian Religion” about any dates or times, even when using the Bible.
You will remember that only the Galatians ever celebrated dates and times, and the Apostle Paul burned their ears for it. He did this for a very good reason, so as not to become distracted away from the TRUTH, who is only found by abiding in Christ the true vine, and not an “antichrist religious’ spirit” which was created by Satan in using natural understanding to divert people away from actually walking with their Lord, each and every day to include the Sabbath, if one decides in his conscience to keep it.
There is a very fine edge between walking in the spirit of truth, in dependence upon the Lord, and walking independent of him, especially when caught up in doing religion about him, but not actually following him. This is in part because some of those who have made a profession of faith, have never “entered in” with him, and even more have never seen him nor known him.
It is my firm belief as in Revelation 13: that the second beast must become as the first beast, “Christian Universal Religious” the same Spirit of Antichrist as started in the Church of Rome. I can only speculate this is because it is Rome’s seven hills (Revelation 17 a Pagan temple rebuilt) who the mother of Harlots and her daughters will reveal Satan, and the Luciferian doctrines which powers in the world worship, (Revelation 18) so that Satan may take his very short reign upon the earth and then Babylon is destroyed by the “SWORD” of His mouth, and the “BRIGHTNESS” of His coming!
Additionally, the world will worship “Satan as God” while performing many signs and wonders, and only the true elect will NOT BE deceived of this very powerful and false spirit, whose only wish is to be put above the Lord God’s throne so he can be worshiped as such!
Be on guard against this “Spirit of antichrist” which has saturated “the Church”, and only continues to grow in strength within the “false vine” – until Satan is revealed and no longer has need for these whores, who are drunk on the blood of the Saints, and martyrs of Jesus!
Christ Brings Division
Matthew 10:33-35 (KJV)
33 But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.
34 Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
35 For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.
Matthew 10:34-39 (NKJV)
34 “Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a sword. 35 For I have come to ‘set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law’; 36 and ‘a man’s enemies will be those of his own household.’[a] 37 He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. 38 And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me. 39 He who finds his life will lose it, and he who loses his life for My sake will find it.
Luke 14:25-27 (KJV)
25 And there went great multitudes with him: and he turned, and said unto them,
26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
27 And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.
I have recently discovered the pain of crucifixion as related to these verses. A true disciple will indeed pay the price for actually following Christ in spirit and in truth, not just giving lip service to the scriptures, like the majority of others do…
If you will not suffer these things, you cannot be a disciple of Christ – even if the Lord has started a work in you. Bearing ones cross is painful and will cost you everything within the world.
Systematic theologies often seek to shield the follower of Christ from the sacrifice required to enter into a closer walk with the Lord (what Oswald Chambers referred to as the white funeral). They are but a type of sari get (whores as in Rev 17) or a “false vine” attempting to preserve their life in the world, and yet attempting to please God without personal crucifixion. This is the “Spirit” of antichrist, another Gospel, and who Paul called enemies of the cross.
We must continually choose between following Christ (who is the true vine) and the world’s systems of lookalikes (even) Bible religions using the label of “Christian’s” who merely claim to be followers of Christ, yet in actuality will not pay the cost within their daily lives.
The worst enemies will be the one’s closest to him, his own family, and the “Broad Roader”, who started in his walk, but refuses to finish, as the price of discipleship is too high within the world.
It is much, much, easier to devise a system of teachings (doctrines) which negates the cost a true follower of Christ must pay, to be worthy of his atonement paid by our Lord. So, we must lose our life in this world in order to gain Christ, and no half measures are acceptable to utter obedience to our Lord within us.
I am speaking about having a “willing heart” who loves the Lord above all else. While making “theological” or doctrinal errors in one’s own understanding is irrelevant to our Lord, as “these” are the Good Ground in which Jesus spoke about, consistently dependent upon Him, and not leaning towards their own understanding, like a scribe or Pharisee does.
I have built my life by attempting to follow my Lord, Jesus Christ. But, the whole of the “moral but corrupted man orchestrated church system” (a form of godliness but not the power thereof) follows another spirit, what the Apostle John coined as “the spirit of antichrist” – and Paul called enemies of the cross (on a personal level).
This “Antichrist” terminology is confused with being “against Christ” but the truth be known, it is really a replacement for Christ in the lives of those who have started with him in spirit – and those nominal Christians who have not. Satan uses this replacement to destroy the walk of the actual ecclesia by using those who may have started with Christ, yet became diverted “to another gospel” (how they view doctrines and beliefs) rather than simply following Christ in obedience to His voice within them. In short, these are people wishing to be god’s to others, specifically when using the Bible to try to justify their independence from God, while attempting to take on the role of “Lord” to others. Psychology calls these type of controlling people “sociopathic”, but that’s another subject in and of itself.
Crushing a young brother or sister in the Lord is not difficult for these “Scribes”, some knowing every twist and turn of the scriptures – just like their Father the Devil! This is why Elders must be Men who Know how to Follow Christ in Spirit and in Truth, and not just a system of doctrines and theology used in independence of God by Satan, and his people.
This being crushed to conformity to the world takes on many forms, not the least which is religion, even when claiming the name of Christ. This is the MOST DANGEROUS to an actual child of God, as it is designed specifically to deceive the actual “would be” followers of Christ, (in Spirit and in Truth).
Personally, my Spirit has been crushed again and again by the “Spirit of Antichrist”, shaking my confidence that I could move and function in the “things of God” on my own. This is how Jesus Christ intends it to be for the Sons and Daughters of God, to the Father. This is why it is written there is but one moderator between God and Man, the Lord Jesus Christ!
Mercifully, the Lord God of Israel knows full well of the deceptive spirit of Antichrist, and Her whore daughters as referenced in Revelation 17-18 for example. So, what the Lord attempts to do for his elect, is to try to show them the truth in every situation they may fall into unaware. Of course this is all dependent upon the heart (good ground) of the believer, and secondarily in having real fellowship with real men of God… Not just “Churchmen” or Biblicists” but real followers of Christ, who truly know and understand His workings (intimately). Many “Biblicists” appoint themselves to these type of “positions of leadership” yet, “have never seen Him nor known Him”, via the Holy Spirit – who cannot sin.
Brethren, are you tracking what I am attempting to write; be not deceived by “every spirit” who claims to be the Lord’s, but test the spirits and hold to Him which is real. (1 John 4).
By Brother Roland
So many Bible doctrines exist today, that it is only the Lord God himself that can reveal the total unadulterated truth of the scriptures! Attempting to gain understanding of the scriptures is but futile when one moves in independence from the Lord in the flesh, this is why Paul called these brethren enemies of the cross!
Eschatology is simply an intellectual study of the end times events. It is defined by 4 different viewpoints normally. Yet this is all but unfruitful, if we do not follow Jesus Christ in Spirit and in Truth. Lean not to your own understanding, but in “all things” bring it before the Lord. Most will not, nor can not do this, as you must know someone in order to follow them – and in the end days, most do not know the Lord. 2 Thess 2 -Satan must come first, and then Christ returns for his Bride, not the Harlots of Rev 17-18!