Presbyterian Church USA Joins Palestinian Liberation Theology to Rewrite the Scriptures

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“He answered and said unto them, He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man; The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one; The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels. As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;  And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth. Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.”  (Matthew 13:37-43)

Have you heard that there is a new version of our Bible? But this version is unlike any prior version of God’s Word. This version blatantly changes God’s Word.  Any mention of Israel – gone. Any mention of Jesus being a Jew – gone.

The movement which has brought the world a NEW bible is called Palestinian Liberation Theology. At its heart is hatred for the Jewish people and for Israel. Of course, keeping in line with this hatred, the leaders of this satanic movement have changed Jesus (Yeshua) from being Jewish to being a Palestinian Arab!

The Jewishness of Jesus is clearly documented in the Word of God – His Jewish lineage is recorded in the books of Matthew and Luke. But remember, the leaders and teachers of the PLT are reading from a new source – their own bible, hence they have made for themselves a new Jesus.

“Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the LORD.”

(Zechariah 2:10)

“And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.” (2 Thessalonians 2:10-12)

Who is Naim Ateek?

An Arab Palestinian Anglican priest is at the forefront of this very evil and satanic movement. I wonder, does he really believe this nonsense, or is it his desperation to bring the Palestinian people into the spotlight, while cursing Israel as the little Satan? Maybe a little of both, but he is definitely a casualty to the Strong Delusion spoken of in God’s Word.

“However, something new does crop up when someone like the Reverend Dr. Naim Stifan Ateek attempts to revise history. Dr. Ateek is an Arab Palestinian Anglican priest and the founder of Sabeel International Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem. He has rewritten the whole story book in the same manner that Catholic, Anglican and Reformed theologies have claimed that the Christian Church is “The New Israel” also called “The Israel of God.”  Rewriting history and inventing theology is a popular vocation. Revisionist historians

take liberties with facts until they cease to have meaning. Prime examples are the Holocaust denial polemics or current trends to rewrite American history texts.

Ateek has an axe to grind; he needs to advance his Palestinian agenda by displacing Israel. In an effort to push his version of Christian dogma, he rewrites the Bible and fabricates a formidable sounding contemporary social justice ideology. His personal fish story is born fully formed from the caverns of his own vivid imagination.  If it weren’t so dangerous, it would be ludicrous.”  [1]

Another name for this movement is Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology.

“Sabeel (Arabic ‘the way’ and also ‘a channel’ or ‘spring’) Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center is a Christian liberation theology organization based in Jerusalem. It was founded by Palestinian Anglican priest, Rev. Naim Ateek, the former Canon of St. George’s Cathedral in Jerusalem.

An official partner of the Presbyterian Church USA, Sabeel has Friends of Sabeel chapters in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Ireland, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Australia.” [2]

Should it really surprise us that the Presbyterian Church USA is a partner in this? I’m not surprised at all. The other mainline churches that have jumped on this heretical bandwagon are: Episcopalian, Methodist, Lutheran and even some Evangelical churches in the U.S. have followed suit. I wonder when the Vatican will throw in their hat?

Brethren, these things sound and indeed are so incredibly evil. But as followers of Yeshua, we should be rejoicing!  YES, REJOICE!

God’s Prophetic Word is being fulfilled at breakneck speed! That means that we are close to His Glorious appearing, to take us away from this horrid place!  Hallelujah!!

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28)

MARANATHA!

Shalom b’Yeshua

[1] http://www.frontpagemag.com/2015/susan-warner/palestinian-liberation-theology-exposed/

[2]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabeel_Ecumenical_Liberation_Theology_Center

[3] Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology :  http://www.sabeel.org/

How to Share Yeshua with the Jewish People

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In my testimony “From Jew to Completed Jew” I spoke of searching to find the truth about Yeshua from childhood. I would imagine that this desire, which I believe God placed in my heart, is probably not the case with most Jews. So, how should a believer share the Good News that Yeshua is indeed the long awaited Jewish Messiah with Jewish people?

The Christian couple who told me about Jesus, and prayed with me that night in 1983 to receive Him as my Lord and Savior, showed me so much love before that night. They knew that someone very close to me had taken her own life. They knew that I was so sad and very fragile.

They loved me with their words, but they showed that love was genuine by their actions. They cooked food, watched our kids, and made themselves available to us during those very dark days before the funeral. It was the night of the funeral that I broke down in front of them, telling them that I just didn’t understand how God could allow something like this to happen.

During college, the Gospel had been shared with me on two occasions. Both times I rejected the Gospel message, and told both groups of Christians that I was Jewish. I told them that they should not talk to Jews about Jesus.

When I think of that now, it seems humorous – Yeshua, whom they called Raboni (Rabbi) should not be shared with Jews? And who were the first Christians? They were not a bunch of Italians! They were Jews!

So, getting back to sharing Jesus with Jewish people, it seems that most people don’t even want to try. As a Jewish Christian, I feel that I should give encouragement, and perhaps some pointers to those of you who want very much to know how to share our Lord with Jewish people.

Become friends first

My people are pretty smart. They know if you really care about them. Nothing will turn them off faster than if they think you are looking at them as a project. Get to know them and show interest in them and what they believe. Many people are surprised to find out that most Jews are secular. A lot of Jews do not even know much about the Old Testament. A lot don’t even believe that God is real!

Most Jews are very proud of their history and traditions. When I was schooled in the synagogue, my teacher spoke of the persecution we suffered through the centuries, and how we were always scapegoats. I have learned most of the Old Testament as a Jewish Christian!

Use the Bible

There is so much power in the Word of God. Most Jews have no knowledge of the New Testament, and very little of the Old Testament! Remember what the Bible says about God’s Word:

“So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth;
It shall not return to Me void,
But it shall accomplish what I please,
And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.” (Isaiah 55:11)

Talk with your friend about the Old Testament. Even though most Jews have not studied it, it will mean a lot to them that you love it. The Scriptures should always be our reference when witnessing to Jews or to anyone!

Present Yeshua as a Person

Do not get discouraged if your Jewish friend rejects Christianity. Most Jews view Christianity as persecution — and to a point, they are right! They don’t understand the difference between the RCC and Evangelical Christians. It’s best to present Jesus the Messiah to a Jewish person. Better yet, call Him Yeshua the Messiah!

There are Jews who think that Jesus was once a nice Jewish boy, but then He converted. I know that sounds ridiculous to those of us who have been redeemed, but please remember that most Jews have been hardened to the Gospel. In Romans 11, Paul so eloquently explains why there was a partial hardening. It was for the sake of the Gentiles, until the fullness of them have come into the Kingdom.

They will not give up their Jewishness

Make sure that your friend knows that you are not asking them to “convert.” Reassure them that you are simply attempting to help them see the Jewish Messiah.

Watch your terminology

Practice not using certain words and replace them with better ones for Jewish people. Use Messiah instead of Christ. When speaking of the Cross – use tree instead. When referring to Jesus, use Yeshua. These changes will make a big difference in how your witnessing progresses with your Jewish friend.

Affirm your friend’s Jewishness

Speak of the Jewish holidays. Ask questions about the some of the holidays. It will endear the friend to you that you are interested in these things. Make sure they know that believing in Yeshua does not mean giving up their Jewish identity.

Speak about your love for Israel. So many people in the world are anti-Semitic. It will mean so much to your Jewish friend to know that you love Israel!

Share your Testimony

It will mean a lot to your Jewish friend, to hear that you had to come to faith in Yeshua too! Your personal testimony is a powerful tool in witnessing to everyone!

Look for a need they might have, to pray for them. When there is something serious going on in someone’s life, rarely do they turn down prayer.

Introduce your friend to a Jewish believer

If it is possible, introduce the friend to another Jew who has believed in Yeshua for salvation.
I tell people all the time to feel free to share my testimony with Jewish friends, and even to give them my email if they want to converse with me.

Studying the Gospels

If your friend seems even a little bit interested, suggest that they study the Gospels for himself/herself. Again, there is incredible power in the Word of God.

The Messianic Prophecies

I’ve never met a Jewish person who had any idea of the hundreds of Messianic prophecies from the Old Testament being fulfilled to the letter in the New Testament. That is powerful stuff!!

I have taken this directly from Chosen People Ministries. If you go to this source, you will find much more detail of these prophecies. This is beautifully presented, and should be printed out for reference when witnessing to your Jewish friend: [1]

Studying Messianic prophecy

Another good way to study is to review Old Testament Messianic prophecy-which paints a picture of the Messiah-and then look to the New Testament for the fulfillment of those prophecies. Remember, your Jewish friend is beginning his study with little background, even in the Old Testament. Begin with some of the major Messianic prophecies.

Try to point out the context of the passages and allow your friend to discover many of the truths for himself. Ask questions as you go over the text. Let your friend read the passage and see if he can answer some questions you ask of the text. “To what does the prophet refer?” “Who fits that description?” These questions will help your Jewish friend grapple with the text and come to his own conclusions.

Encourage your friend to use his own Jewish Bible if he has one. Be aware, though, that the order of the books is different, and some verses are numbered slightly differently as well (we will note it when there is a difference).

We will now briefly outline some major Messianic prophecies. Try not to present too many of them at once. Your Jewish friend will need some time to “digest” the information before you go on!

  1. The origin and birthplace of the Messiah

Prophecy: Micah 5:2 (5:1 in the Jewish Bible)

“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of you shall come forth to Me the One to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.”

Fulfillment: Matthew 2:1

“Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem . . . .”

  1. The birth, ministry, and victory of Messiah

Prophecy: Genesis 3:15

“And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her Seed; He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel.”

Fulfillment: Galatians 4:4; Matthew 27:62-63; 1 John 3:8

“But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman ” (Galatians 4:4).

  1. A descendant of Abraham

Prophecy: Genesis 12:1-3

“Now the Lord had said to Abram: ‘Get out of your country, from your family and from your father’s house, to a land that I will show you. I will make you a great nation; I will bless you and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.'”

Fulfillment: Matthew 1:1

“The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ the son of Abraham.”

He sent out 72 of His disciples to preach the Gospel, a number which many believe parallels the list of nations in Genesis 10. Finally, when Jesus called Saul of Tarsus to be an Apostle, His specific commission to Saul (renamed Paul) was to “bear My name before Gentiles, kings, and the children of Israel” (Acts 9:5,15).

  1. From the tribe of Judah

Prophecy – Genesis 49:10

“The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh comes; and to Him shall be the obedience of the people.”

Fulfillment – Luke 3:33

“the son of Amminadab, the son of Ram, the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of Judah.”

  1. From the house of David

Prophecy – 2 Samuel 7:12-13

“When your days are fulfilled and you rest with your fathers, I will set up your seed after you, who will come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.”

Fulfillment – Luke 3:31

  1. Born of a virgin

Prophecy: Isaiah 7:14

“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.”

Fulfillment: Matthew 1:18, 22-23

  1. God in the Flesh

Prophecy: Isaiah 9:6-7 (9:5-6 in Hebrew)

“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end, upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, to order it and establish it with judgment and justice from that time forward, even forever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.”

Fulfillment: Matthew 1:1; John 1:14

“The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham.”

“And the Word became 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.”
8. A prophet like Moses

Prophecy: Deuteronomy 18:15

“The Lord your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your midst, from your brethren.”

Fulfillment: John 6:14

“Then those men, when they had seen the sign that Jesus did, said, ‘This is truly “the Prophet” who is to come into the world.'”

  1. The humility of Messiah

Prophecy: Zechariah 9:9

“Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King is coming to you; He is just and having salvation, lowly and riding on a donkey, a colt, the foal of a donkey.”

Fulfillment: John 12:12-14

“a great multitude when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, and cried out: ‘Hosanna! “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” The King of Israel!’ Then Jesus, when He had found a young donkey, sat on it; as it is written.”

  1. The crucifixion of Messiah

Prophecy: Psalm 22

Fulfillment: Matthew 27, Mark 15, Luke 23, John 1922:18; John 19:23-24).

As David prefigured Messiah in so many ways, he also prefigured Him in his own suffering at the hands of evildoers. Psalm 22 clearly shows that Jesus is the crucified One of whom David wrote.

  1. The Suffering Servant

Prophecy: Isaiah 53

Fulfillment: John 1:1; Matthew 8:16-17; 26:62-63; 27:12-14, 38, 57-60; Mark 15:27-28; Luke 23:33; Romans 4:25; 1 Corinthians 15:3

Your Jewish friend might think, when he reads this passage, that he is reading from the New Testament. He may be surprised to see this in his own Bible!
This is perhaps the strongest of the Messianic prophecies.

The prophecy actually begins in chapter 52 verse 13. It describes the priestly ministry of the Messiah Who would die as an innocent offering for the sins of the Jewish people. The prophecy has numerous points of fulfillment recorded in the Gospel accounts of the death of the Messiah. He was “like a lamb led to the slaughter,” an innocent sufferer who died on behalf of others.

This prophecy should affect your Jewish friend if he is really seeking the Lord. He might go back to a rabbi and hear that the prophecy refers to the nation of Israel, but the text does not support this interpretation. Notice verses 5 and 8, where the servant suffers for “our sins” and the “sins of my people.” Someone is suffering for the sins of another group. In Isaiah, the “group” can only be Israel. Therefore, the one suffering for Israel has to be one other than Israel. It can only be Messiah. The earliest rabbinic authorities ascribed this passage to the Messiah. [1]

These are just a few of the Messianic Prophecies fulfilled in the New Testament. You may visit my source, Chosen People Ministries for a complete list of the Messianic Prophecies.

Don’t forget to pray for your Jewish friend every day. Ask the Lord to open their eyes and hearts to the truth of His Word!!

Shalom in Yeshua!

MARANATHA

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The REAL JESUS is NOT Isa from the Qur’an

FaithIn recent weeks, I have been in conversations with a pastor from a large Baptist church in Richmond, VA. He believes that Allah and our God are one and the same. He told me that Muslims see God through the lens of Muhammad, and that Christians see Him through the lens of Jesus Christ. This is heresy !!

I am writing this piece so that you can be equipped to speak truth to those who are deceived. If a head pastor of a church of over 1000 people believes this lie, then surely there are many others. I am so grieved over this — mostly for the people in the congregations of these wolves.

Because this pastor is not adhering to the Word of God, he is vulnerable to being deceived in most every area of Biblical teaching. He is close friends with Brian McLaren — the father of the Emerging Church movement. The Richmond pastor has meditation and centering and other New Age practices on his website. He also states that God may or may not be a female!

“For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only He who now restrains will do so until He is taken out of the way. And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord will consume with the breath of His mouth and destroy with the brightness of His coming. The coming of the lawless one is according to the working of Satan, with all power, signs, and lying wonders, and with all unrighteous deception among those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness. But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth, to which He called you by our gospel, for the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Therefore, brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle. Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work.” (2 Thessalonians 2:7-17)

I will be taking passages from the Qur’an about Jesus – whom they call “Isa” and then I will post Scripture which will expose the passages from the Qur’an as counterfeit. Should it surprise us that Satan would establish this religion? Satan always takes a little bit of truth, and then perverts it with his lies. He has been doing this since being cast from heaven by God.

Let’s begin at the beginning:

From the Qur’an about Abraham

“When his Lord tested Abraham with certain commands and he fulfilled them, He said, “I will make you a leader of men.” Abraham asked, “And what of my descendants?” He answered, “My covenant does not extend to the transgressors.” (124) And We made the House [the Ka’bah] a place of assembly and a sanctuary for mankind, [saying], “Make the place where Abraham stood a place of worship.” We commanded Abraham and Ishmael,”Purify My House for those who walk round it, those who stay there for devotion, and those who bow down and prostrate themselves.” (Emphasis mine)

From the Bible about Abraham

Then God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name. And I will bless her and also give you a son by her; then I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples shall be from her.” Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, “Shall a child be born to a man who is one hundred years old? And shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?” And Abraham said to God, “Oh, that Ishmael might live before You!” Then God said: “No, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac; I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his descendants after him. (Genesis 17:15-19) (Emphasis mine)

Announcement to Mary from Qur’an:

A little truth mixed with lies = LIES

He said: “Nay, I am only a messenger from thy Lord, (to announce) to thee the gift of a holy son. 20 She said: “How shall I have a son, seeing that no man has touched me, and I am not unchaste?” 21 He said: “So (it will be): Thy Lord saith, ‘that is easy for Me: and (We wish) to appoint him as a Sign unto men and a Mercy from Us’: It is a matter (so) decreed.” (19:19-21, Yusif Ali)

And (remember) her who guarded her chastity: We breathed into her of Our spirit, and We made her and her son a sign for all peoples. (21:91, Yusif Ali)

Announcement to Mary in the Bible:

“Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. And having come in, the angel said to her, “Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!” (Luke 1:26-28)

“He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David. 33 And He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of His kingdom there will be no end.” (Luke 1:32-33) (Emphasis mine)

Jesus is a messenger (Prophet) in Qur’an:

“He said: “I am indeed a servant of Allah: He hath given me revelation and made me a prophet.”(19:30, Yusif Ali)

“O People of the Book! Commit no excesses in your religion: Nor say of Allah aught but the truth. Christ Jesus the son of Mary was (no more than) a messenger of Allah, and His Word, which He bestowed on Mary, and a spirit proceeding from Him: so believe in Allah and His messengers. Say not “Trinity” : desist: it will be better for you: for Allah is one Allah: Glory be to Him: (far exalted is He) above having a son. To Him belong all things in the heavens and on earth. And enough is Allah as a Disposer of affairs. (4:171, Yusif Ali) (emphasis mine)

Christ the son of Mary was no more than a messenger; many were the messengers that passed away before him. His mother was a woman of truth. They had both to eat their (daily) food. See how Allah doth make His signs clear to them; yet see in what ways they are deluded away from the truth!” (5:575, Yusif Ali)

Jesus is God in the Bible

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.”

“And the Word became 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.” (John 1:14)

The Crucifixion denied in the Qur’an:

“That they said (in boast), “We killed Christ Jesus the son of Mary, the Messenger of Allah”;- but they killed him not, nor crucified him, but so it was made to appear to them, and those who differ therein are full of doubts, with no (certain) knowledge, but only conjecture to follow, for of a surety they killed him not.” (4:157,Yusif Ali) (Emphasis mine)

The Crucifixion told in the Bible:

“And He, bearing His cross, went out to a place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha, 18 where they crucified Him, and two others with Him, one on either side, and Jesus in the center. 19 Now Pilate wrote a title and put it on the cross. And the writing was: JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JEWS.

Then many of the Jews read this title, for the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city; and it was written in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin.” (John 19:17-20)

“After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!” Now a vessel full of sour wine was sitting there; and they filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on hyssop, and put it to His mouth. So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.” (John 19:28-30)

You are cursed if you say Jesus is God’s Son in Qur’an:

The Jews call ‘Uzair a son of Allah, and the Christians call Christ the son of Allah. That is a saying from their mouth; (in this) they but imitate what the unbelievers of old used to say. Allah’s curse be on them: how they are deluded away from the Truth! (9:30, Yusif Ali)

“Such (was) Jesus the son of Mary: (it is) a statement of truth, about which they (vainly) dispute. 35 It is not befitting to (the majesty of) Allah that He should beget a son.Glory be to Him! when He determines a matter, He only says to it, “Be”, and it is.” (19:34-35, Yusif Ali) (Emphasis mine)

Jesus – Son of God in the Bible:

“Most assuredly, I say to you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God; and those who hear will live.” (John 5:25)

“Do you say of Him whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, ‘You are blaspheming,’ because I said, ‘I am the Son of God’?” (John 10:36)

“When Jesus heard that, He said, “This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it.” (John 11:4)

“But He kept silent and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked Him, saying to Him, “Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?” Jesus said, “I am. And you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.” (Mark 14:61-62)

Brethren, please keep this article for a reference. Satan is roaming about in this world, deceiving and confusing people. The Word of God reigns supreme in the lives of Christians. Always use it to know truth!

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

May you always be equipped for every good work!

Blessings in Yeshua!

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You Have Been Left Behind by Todd Strandberg

Left behind

If you are reading this letter, chances are that you were trying to find us after millions of people have disappeared. This has been left behind in the hope that whoever finds it may know what has happened. I really hope that if this is any of my family members, you will repent and turn to GOD right now. This letter may seem harsh, but it is written with love. You may or may not have any religious background, but now is probably a good time to catch up. Jude 1:21-23 says; “Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. And of some have compassion, making a difference,and others save with fear, pulling [them] out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.”

I think it is safe to say that all bets are off now and that those left behind need to be pulled from the fire of God’s coming wrath.

I will say right away, that whatever the media or world leaders are saying, most likely it does not point to the awesome power of the one true GOD of heaven and earth. Make no mistake friend; this was the long awaited “RAPTURE” of the true church of Jesus Christ. Look around for a moment. Everyone missing was a true Christian. Not a churchgoer or just a good person, but only those who believed in Jesus Christ and His blood alone being the atonement for our sins. I Corinthians 15:51-53 states; “Behold, I show you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal [must] put on immortality.” Again, I Thessalonians 4:14-17 says; “For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive [and] remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive [and] remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.”

There are many other scriptures related to the events that have occurred, but most importantly, there are quite a few that you need to know about what is going to happen now. My intention here is to give you a briefing on just that. Of course, there is no way that I could know exactly what the impact has been on the earth since our disappearance, but I can say that there is probably great fear among all those left behind.

There has always been a debate over the Rapture being true doctrine. The debate is now over. Be especially alert to the fact that the religious leaders and possibly the televangelists may be saying that only the carnal Christians were taken to be judged. This is NOT true! You may be told that aliens took us… this is NOT true!

You may even hear that mankind has made some type of evolutionary leap or you have all been changed to gods…. This is absolutely NOT true. There is still only one true GOD!

The New Age movement people may be saying that “the christ” is coming, or has come. They may say that all those that believed in just one god, were taken to the karma plain by the ‘ascended masters’ for re-education. This is also NOT truNOTE: THE ‘CHRIST’ THAT THEY REFER TO IS NOT JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD AND SAVIOR, BUT A CHRIST CONSCIOUSNESS OR EMBODIMENT OF SOMEONE.

If this is way off, forgive me. These were just some of the lies being told by Satan in the world before the Rapture and I can only guess that one or maybe even all of them are being propagated right now. You must know that the deception being unleashed on the world now has been foretold in the Bible over thousands of years ago. II Thessalonians 2: 6-12 states; “And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time. For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth [will let], until he be taken out of the way. And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming: [Even him], whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.”

The Church, the salt of the earth, the restraining of sin by the Holy Spirit, has been removed for the plan of GOD to come to completion and the righteous judgment on all of mankind. Satan will now be able to make his last stand against GOD and his last attempt to draw as many into worship of himself (and into hell with him) as he can. A leader will rise up among you as foretold in the books of Daniel and Revelation as well as other areas of the Bible. He will seem to have all the answers to the world’s problems and he will speak great things. The Bible calls him the Antichrist or the wicked one, the son of perdition, etc….. The main idea is that if you see someone rising up to power like this, do not follow him. He will be standing for peace and harmony and may solve the conflicts around the world in an effort to band together humanity. He will take a special interest in the Nation of Israel and bring peace to the Middle East.

The book of Daniel foretold that this time would come well over 2500 years ago. Daniel 9: 24-27 “Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy. Know therefore and understand, [that] from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince [shall be] seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troubled times. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof [shall be] with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined. And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make [it] desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.”

The 70 weeks that are referred to are known as the “seventy seven’s”. A week is defined as one seven year period. That would make 490 years total until the end of the world. Obviously 490 years passed without an end. Here is the reason why. Jesus Christ, the Messiah, came into Jerusalem riding a donkey exactly 483 years from the command to rebuild Nehemiah’s Temple. Then he was crucified and buried. After three days, He rose again and ascended into heaven. He came and shed His blood for the sins of the world and promised that He would return one day for all those who accepted His free gift of salvation.

Now that only covers 483 years of the prophecy. What happened to the last 7 years or the “seventieth week”? You see, GOD’s prophetic timeclock, if you will, stopped when Jesus entered into Jerusalem and it had been widely known that it would start again after the Rapture of the Bride of Christ. Jesus prophesied that the temple in Jerusalem would be destroyed after He left. This happened in 70 A.D. by the Romans. Daniel was prophesied to that “the people of the prince to come” would destroy the temple. The prince to come is the Antichrist. It was widely held that he would rise out of the European Union (the revived Roman Empire) or maybe the UN, but you will have to be alert now to where he is actually coming from. Be especially attentive to the One World Religious system that is being “put together for the good of mankind”. Revelation 17 and 18 will illuminate this prophecy for you. The Antichrist will most likely be lifted up by the religious system of the day, thereby making him look holy or pure.

Daniel 8: 23 describe him as “A king of fierce countenance” and say that “he shall understand dark sentences” (meaning mysteries of the occult). Read verses 23-25 very closely. At any rate, he will make a 7 year peace covenant with Israel and after 3 and a half years he will break it. Revelation 13 depicts him as a great beast rising out of the sea (an idiom for the world), then he will be wounded in the head or possibly killed. He will seemingly be ‘resurrected’ and the world will marvel after him. Then he will proclaim himself to be GOD and demand that he be worshipped by all the people of the world. This will occur in the rebuilt temple of Israel.

You see, Satan ultimately wants to destroy the Jews, God’s chosen people, and then the Christians. We believed that Satan would actually indwell him at that point, only you will know now. No Jew or Christian will bow down to him and that will begin a period of horror on the earth that has never been before. Read Matthew 24, Luke 21, Revelation specifically 6, 12, 13, for more on this. The last 3 and a half years of his reign will be pure terror. Hitler was a great guy compared to what this man will do. He will require some kind of mark on the forehead or right hand in order to buy or sell. Really, this will just be a sign of allegiance to him.

Revelation 20: 4 states; “And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and [I saw] the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received [his] mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

Unfortunately, you will have to make a choice between GOD and Satan. If you take the Mark of the Beast, you will be damned forever. Many of you will be murdered by his followers, because you stand for Jesus Christ. Revelation 7: 13-14 says; “And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they? And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.” You will, in effect, be the ones who come to salvation out of the tribulation period.

Now I don’t want to get real cosmic or anything, but as I said before, only you know what is happening on the earth now. There may be mass UFO sightings or landings. The media and the government did an excellent job of desensitizing the public over the years. One of the prevailing views before the rapture, was that UFO’s and aliens would probably be “the great lie” spoken of in II Thessalonions. My point is, don’t believe anything that is being fed to the world through the media or the government. Cling to Jesus Christ and his saving work of atonement on the cross for your sins. Romans 10:13 says; “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Call upon his name now, you may not have another chance!

You need to find other people who now believe in Jesus Christ. Study the Bible, learn everything you can about what is coming to come on the earth. GOD is about to judge the earth and purge the sin from it.

We have gone to the Wedding Feast spoken of in Revelation 19. We will come back with Jesus when he sets up His Kingdom and reign with him for a thousand years. If you never believed any of this before, my prayer is that now you will.

This is a rather long passage but it needs to be put forth. Luke 12: 35-48 states the following; “Let your loins be girded about, and [your] lights burning; And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately. Blessed [are] those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them. And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find [them] so, blessed are those servants. And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through. Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.

Then Peter said unto him, Lord, speakest thou this parable unto us, or even to all? And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom [his] lord shall make ruler over his household, to give [them their] portion of meat in due season?

Blessed [is] that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.

Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath.

But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken; The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for [him], and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers. And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not [himself], neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many [stripes]. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few [stripes]. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.”

Let the Holy Spirit speak to you about this passage. I believe that if you are still here, He is doing just that. Prepare to open up the door immediately to Jesus when He returns from the wedding feast with all His saints.

There is no way that I could cover everything that is going to happen. You will have to seek GOD and read the Bible for your instructions concerning this period in which you are entering. I hope this letter is a fire that burns throughout the land now. Make copies and get them to everyone you can. All of us are with the Father and we pray that you will join us. May the Holy Spirit come in power and save the perishing during these final hours of human history.

“Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they [also] which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.”

Revelation 1:7-8

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