ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FEAST OF TABERNACLES 2014

By way of announcement, we would like to advise that God’s church will be keeping the feast of Tabernacles at Ocean Grove in Victoria, near Geelong. Ocean Grove is a thriving and varied community near the beach, with many activities for young and older members to enjoy after services activities. Any who wish to attend can send in request to do so, and will be welcome without prejudice. All those living in the Victorian region, but not limited to Victoria, especially those scattered from God’s flocks, should not delay in making arrangements to attend. Where requested, we will assist any who do not have the ability or access to computer etc, to book accommodation.

We will commence opening night service Tuesday, October 7 at 7.30 pm sharp, and any attendees booked with us will be given ample directions, as well as mobile contact numbers to ensure they do not become lost. First day services commence the next morning at 10.00 a.m, with a luncheon break after the morning service. First and last Great day luncheon meals are provided free to any needing assistance. Also any requiring assistance to attend should contact us on an urgent basis. 

The Feast of Tabernacles dates are October 8-15.

 

All other faithful peoples in very scattered situations for whatever reason, and in whatever area of Australia, that may be able to attend, but may not be sure what is required or how to go about it, again, please feel free to contact us at any time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

To all of Christ’s true disciples wherever you are, God be with you, have a safe and profitable feast of Tabernacles, and REJOICE!

Lev.23:40. And Ye shall take you on the first day, boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm trees, and the boughs of thick trees, and the willows of the brook: And Ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days. And Ye shall keep it a feast unto The LORD seven days in the year. It shall be a statute forever in your generations. Ye shall celebrate it in the seventh month; All that are Israelite born shall dwell in booths.

Peter McGilligan. Minister, God’s church.

 

 

 

GOD’S FEAST OF TABERNACLES 2013-ANNOUNCEMENTS

To God’s scattered elect on earth in these last days, greetings in Christ’s holy name!

By way of further greeting, as part of those faithful in Christ in this final era of God’s one true church, this short letter, is to inform and cordially invite you, God’s elect to attend God’s Feast of Tabernacles with God’s little flock in New Zealands largest city, Auckland. We will commence Wednesday evening, September 18, for the opening night service.

We also have scattered folks keeping God’s Feast of Tabernacles in England, Florida & San Francisco-U.S.A, Manila-Philippines, and hope to add additional  feast sites in the U.S.A as officially sponsored & organised sites  next year-2014.

From the writers perspective, It is with great grief that we are  not altogether in large feast sites around the world today, nevertheless, we are in ever changing and troublesome times, with spiritual conditions worsening, both in this world, and now,  among many of the churches of God losing their moral compass, and to all intents and purposes, losing sight of the AWESOME PURPOSE, God has for each of us, and putting The-Day, FAR-AWAY, and simply not honoring the Word of God through indifference and disregard.

This is mentioned only in passing without showing the many proofs normally given, due to time and space here. But, the writer, as with others, has seen in so many cases, that gravity of this situation has been gradually diminishing in the minds of so many, to the point where they have become caught up in traditions and customs of men, contrary to the word of God.

In the last 17-years, this remnant according to the election of grace, as well as other remnants we are in contact with, has seen the same with regard to the keeping of God’s commanded Holy days in their seasons, and on their appointed days. This situation has only come to light in the last 25-years in more of a major way, though Herbert Armstrong also realised in the early 1970’s that he had been unwittingly keeping Pentecost wrong for 40-years. That’s no condemnation on this faithful servant, it now becomes clearer that God has only been revealing this important doctrine in these last days! Why? It has now become clearer that this is a further Sabbath test to PROVE ALL the churches, whether they will keep God’s Law or not, whether they are indeed being kept in the true worship of the LORD God, or not. (Ex.31:13.)

In these latter times, we have also seen the churches through some lukewarm ministers, becoming PARTIAL in THE-LAW, not a situation any should want to find themselves in, at the return of the KING OF KINGS, AND LORD of Lords.

As the prophet said in Mal.2:1,2,3,7,8,9. And now O you priests, this commandment is for you. If you will not hear, and if you will not lay it to heart, to give glory to my name, says the LORD of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings: Yes, I have cursed them already, because you do not lay it to heart. Behold I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it. For the priests lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the Law at his mouth: For he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts. But you are departed out of the way; You have caused many to stumble at the Law; You have corrupted the covenant of Levi, says the LORD of hosts. Therefore have I also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as you have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the Law.

Anyone with God’s Holy Spirit should be able to see what God is getting at in these verses, but then again, so much depends on ones perspective, and whether they are truly using wisely the gift of God, or whether they are quenching this priceless treasure!

Thinking about this situation, many verses come to mind, especially Matt.7:22-23. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in your name? And in your name, done many wonderful works? And then I will profess unto them; I never knew you, depart from me, you workers of iniquity. Lawlessness is spelled out very clearly in I John.3:4 as the transgression of God’s Law! Where is the Law? Why, in the books of the Law, Leviticus, Deuteronomy, Numbers, Exodus. The books of the Law clearly articulate the correct keeping of God’s feasts. This is a major stumbling block for the vast bulk of God’s people, physical Israel, and “spiritual-Israel”.

The day the writer has been alluding to above is clearly the day the entire world, including every generation of mankind, have been unknowingly waiting for;  And this day has been prophesied of for thousands of years!  In fact, The Son of God came proclaiming the Gospel message, as he was sent to proclaim, by the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. He changes not, but men do! And that is one reason they are not willing to listen as we read in Malachi.2:  And therefore will that day come upon many, unawares! Even as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth. (Luke.21:34-35.)

God is not only a God of POWER, and of love, and of a sound mind, but he is a God of precise detail, and every single detail of his AWESOME PLAN and PURPOSE, he has under his perfect control and authority. Acts.17:29-31. Tells us, “Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God,… God has winked at our former ignorances, but now commands all men, everywhere to repent: Because he has appointed A-DAY, in which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; whereof he has given assurance to all men, in that he has raised him from the dead.

Do we see that God has a very specific calendar of events, with a timeline coming right down to A-DAY, that he has APPOINTED? That means his purpose has parameters with many complex and specific timing details relating to the removal of mankind’s governments, dominions and rulership over this planet. He has A-DAY when he will send Jesus Christ, whom the heavens must receive until the restitution of all things and the setting up of the Almighty God’s  kingdom on earth!

As I said earlier, the churches are being partial in the Law, some are fleecing the flocks, others are putting themselves on a level with God, and still some are accepting a leader who called himself, “that Prophet”.

I have had the misfortune of attempting to help certain groups, one in particular who derided, and laughed me to scorn for showing them they were in error, and were actually following a man, even the memory of that man, not Christ. Even though that man had said, don’t believe me, blow the dust of your own Bibles, and prove these things for yourself!  Many will know to whom I refer, but this “minister” said, “I don’t want your help!

Well, I’m sure that to whomsoever God is calling, they will seek the LORD and His help that we offer without any thought for ourselves, but for your sakes, we do offer ourselves as an offering, in the hope that God’s mercy will prevail over the influence of the carnal mind, which is enmity against God, and against his servants.

And as he said in 2 Cor’s.6:1-4; We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive him not in vain. For he said, I have heard you in a time accepted, and in a day of salvation have I encouraged you: behold, now is an accepted time: behold, now is a day of salvation. Giving none offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed: But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses.

You therefore that are reading this, if you have read thus far, must be some of the children of light to whom God inspired the apostle Paul to write to and also encourage them. In I Thess.5:2,4,-6; We read; For yourselves know perfectly, that the day of the LORD so comes as a thief in the night. (If it were not important, God would not have had Paul write these things, because obviously, to some, this day will come upon them unawares!)

Continue; But you brethren are not in darkness, that, that day should overtake you as a thief. You are all children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. Therefore, let us not sleep as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

Can therefore, all claim to be children of light? That is impossible at this time, it is a situation, we must all be trembling about, and praying for God’s wisdom, God’s guidance and protection, so that we be not castaways, as so many, sadly, have become.

I hope and pray that you all regard the Word of the Living God highly, and seek God at the mouth of his true ministry, the servants of the LORD, of which we ourselves for your sakes stand ready to serve, that the word of God may have free course with you also, as it does with us. Keep yourselves in the love of God, and his dear Son. Amen

 

 

MEANING OF FEAST OF TRUMPETS (5.9.13) (Sermon given 2012)

 

BRETHREN, THE EVENT

   GOD HAS COMMANDED US TO CELEBRATE TODAY, IN THIS ANNUAL SABBATH IS BEYOND “HUMAN UNDERSTANDING! AND YET GOD HAS SEEN FIT TO GIVE IT TO US IS ASTOUNDING!

 

THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST AWESOME DAYS IN ALL OF GOD’S ANNUAL SABBATHS, THE RETURN OF JESUS CHRIST IN SUPREME POWER, & GLORY!!

GOD’S FEAST of TRUMPETS TELLS US THOUSANDS OF YEARS IN ADVANCE OF THIS EVENT- IT’S   FANTASTIC MEANING & EARTH-ENCOMPASSING MAGNITUDE!!!

 

WE’LL FOCUS ON 3 POINTS: HOW; WHERE; & WHEN IT WILL HAPPEN!!

 THIS IS NOT WHAT THE PREACHERS OF THIS WORLD TEACH, BUT IT IS THE TRUTH OF ALMIGHTY GOD!

 PRIOR TO THIS TIME, THE RETURN OF J.C,

 

ISRAEL IS TO BE DESTROYED IN THE PROPHESIED GREAT TRIBULATION.   Isa.9:8,13,14; 10:5-7

HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF GENTILES, WILL THEN

TURN & FIGHT THE RETURNING JESUS CHRIST & SATAN’S COMBINED FORCES WILL TURN ALL THEIR FIRE-POWER, AGAINST CHRIST & HIS SAINTS Rev.17:1; Rev.19:19-21;

 

THEY’LL BELIEVE THEY’RE FIGHTING AN OUTER SPACE INVASION  Zeph. 3:8;  Zech.12:9

BEAR IN MIND AT ALL TIMES, THAT ALL ISRAEL WILL BE SAVED, AND THAT ALL THEIR ENEMIES WILL BE VANQUISHED BY THE GREAT GOD.                                                                                                                                                                                                       

MY BRETHREN,  THIS WORLD OF AWESOME PROGRESS, AND “INTELLIGENCE” HAS REJECTED THE-GOSPEL MESSAGE  J.C WAS SENT BY THE FATHER TO PROCLAIM,

AND THE ONLY MEANS BY WHICH MEN CAN BE RESCUED FROM ALL THIS HORROR, & THAT IS WHAT WE ARE REHEARSING IN THIS ANNUAL REFRESHER,THIS MEMORIAL; Lev.23:23-25. A MEMORIAL IS A CELEBRATION, WE REMEMBER TO KEEP, EACH YEAR, WHEN IS THIS ONE? ON THE 7TH-NEW MOON, THAT’S DAY 1 OF THIS 7TH-MONTH.

AND ON THIS DAY, IN THE NEAR FUTURE, ALL OF MANKIND’S INTELLIGENTSIA,

THE INTELLECTS, THE PROFESSORS, SCIENTISTS, & EDUCATORS, LEADERS OF GOV’T, & ALL WHO ARROGANTLY POUR SCORN ON THE PROPHETIC WORD OF THE LIVING GOD,

WILL SUDDENLY BE CONFRONTED WITH THE FEARFUL FULFILLMENT OF GOD’S ORACLES, IN BIBLE PROPHECY, SPARKING PANIC ON PLANET EARTH!

PANIC & BLIND-FEAR!!

LET’S SEE WHAT CHRIST WARNED? Lk.21:20,22,36;  Mat.24:29-34 

AT THIS TIME, THERE WILL BE MILLIONS STILL ALIVE ON EARTH, WITH MASSIVE FIRE-POWER, BUT

IT WON’T HELP THEM – NOTHING WILL, BECAUSE THEY HAVE REJECTED GOD FROM THE BEGINNING!!!   Isa.28:22;  29:5,6,8,20

 

 

SATAN’S AGENTS WILL MARSHALL HIS FORCES, TO REPEL  WHAT THEY SEE AS AN INVASION FROM OUTER SPACE

Joel 3: 9,11-16;  Joel: 2:1,2,10,11;  Rev.14:15-20; Isa.66:15-16; Isa.63:1-4,6; Mic.3:10-12;            THEY’LL BE STRIPPED BARE, AND STARTED AGAIN- THIS WILL BE EVERYONES LAST CHANCE!

 

       FOR ALL THIS, GOD IS INDIGNANT AGAINST ALL PEOPLE,  &  HAS A CONTROVERSY, AND HE WILL CONTEND WITH ALL HIS ENEMIES AT THIS TIME

 

THAT IS “A” REASON THIS TIME IS ALSO THE VENGEANCE OF GOD, FOR ZION!

THIS WILL BEGIN, AS I SAID, WITH THE G.T, THE TIME OF TROUBLE, SUCH AS HAS NEVER BEEN SINCE THERE WAS A NATION, NO, NOR EVER WILL BE   AGAIN!

THEN THE DAY OF THE LORD! AND ALL OF MAN’S ARMIES WILL “THINK” TO FIGHT OUR LORD!

 

MASSIVE, THOUGH MAN’S ARMIES WILL BE, WITH FAR-RANGING BALLISTIC MISSILES & HYDROGEN WEAPONRY, TANKS, WARSHIPS, DRONES, UNMANNED CRAFT THAT CAN DROP BOMBS ON TARGETS FROM ABOVE THE CLOUDS…

 

YET, FOR ALL THIS,

TO THEIR DISMAY & BLIND PANIC, THEY WILL SEE THEIR WEAPONS ARE COMPLETELY USELESS!!

 

THEY WILL BE SHATTERED TO REALISE THEIR WEAPONS ARE LITTLE MORE THAN FIRECRACKERS AGAINST POWERS THEY CAN’T COMPREHEND!

Zech.14:1-5,12Jer.25:29-35

 

GOD SAYS NO WEAPON SHALL BE EFFECTIVE Isa.54:17;  Psa.91:5-10; Lk.21:17-19;

 

GOD HAS PROMISED HIS ELECT THAT THEY WILL RISE TO MEET THE RETURNING JESUS CHRIST IN THE CLOUDS,

AS HE DESCENDS UPON THE MT OF OLIVES!

 

THAT MEANS OUR BODIES WILL BE MADE IMMUNE TO LIGHT-SPEED!  STRANGER THAN FICTION, YET TRUE!

 

THE SPACE-SHUTTLE HAS TO RE-ENTER EARTHS ATMOSPHERE AT VERY HIGH SPEED AT ABOUT 120 KMS IN HEIGHT FROM SPACE WHEN IT BEGINS IT’S DESCENT TO EARTH, AT ABOUT 3,400 KPH! (MACH-25)

 

EARTHS’S HEAVY ATMOSPHERE WILL HAVE NO EFFECT ON OUR NEWLY CHANGED BODIES, & THIS WILL OCCUR IN THE BLINKING OF AN EYE, IN AN INSTANT!

I Cor.15:50-52; IThess.4:13-17;  

                                                                                 WE COULD ASCEND AS MUCH AS 20,000ft TO MEET THE RETURNING CHRIST IN THE AIR AS HE DESCENDS UPON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES!

THAT’S WHAT IS DUE TO HAPPEN ON THE ACTUAL DAYWE’RE NOW COMMEMORATING IN ADVANCE!!!

 

HAVING READ ALL THIS MATERIAL, HAVE WE FORGOTTEN THAT THERE IS TO BE A REMNANT THAT WILL BE SAVED OUT OF THE COMING G.T? REV.12:13-16, THIS IS ONE-GROUP. VERSE 17; THIS IS AN UNPROTECTED GROUP!

The protected group are shown in verse 6 again, still here in Rev.12:6 THIS PROPHECY IS GIVEN IN DUALITY, FIRST TYPE IN ANCIENT TIMES, WHEN THE PEOPLE OF GOD WERE CHASED ALL OVER EUROPE, AND BUTCHERED, THIS IS SHOWN ALSO IN REV.17:6, (MENTION VS.5; THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS-THE WHORE!

 

THERE IS TO BE ANOTHER MARTYRDOM OF THE SAINTS IN THIS TIME OF TROUBLE, SUCH AS NEVER WAS, AS WE READ IN REV.6:9-11; VS.12 SETS THE TIMEFRAME,

AND AGAIN IN Rev.7:13-14; THESE ARE BEING PUNISHED, BECAUSE THEY WOULD NOT LISTEN, AND THEN THEY OVERCOME, AND REPENT, AND COME OUT OF THE G.TRIB’

 

GO TO REV.3; TO READ ABOUT THIS PROTECTED GROUP AGAIN; REV.3:7-11. FINALLY HERE, TURN TO ZEPH.2:1-3.

 

  THAT’S ALL PART OF THE MEANING OF THIS DAY

 

THERE WILL BE 100s OF MILLIONS OF DEAD FROM THEIR FUTILE FIGHT AGAINST THE RETURNING CHRIST !!!    

 

JERUSALEM WILL BE DEVASTATED!! LK.21:20-22;     Hos.13:9-14;

 

THIS IS THE-DAY OF VENGEANCE OF OUR GOD, UPON A WICKED, HOSTILE, VIOLENT, & REBELLIOUS WORLD!!! HEB.10: 28-31 ISRAEL KNEW ALL OF THESE THINGS WE ARE READING TODAY BRETHREN;     Isa.35:3-4,10  CROWNS OF LIFE!!!

 

HOW GREAT WILL THIS VENGEANCE BE? II Thess.1:3-9; WE WHO HAVE REMAINED FAITHFUL WILL BE SAVED! THOSE WHO REJECTED GOD, AND DENIED HIS NAME,(Rev.3:8.) WILL BE DETROYED IN FLAMING FIRE!!!

 

THERE ARE GOING TO BE FEARFUL TIMES BETWEEN NOW THEN, AND,  THE FAITH OF MANY, IF NOT ALL WILL BE TESTED,

BUT NOTICE WHAT GOD SAYS:           Eph.6:10-14,16-17

 

 

THAT’S THE GOOD NEWS & LIFE ETERNAL IN THE KINGDOM of GOD!

 

 

MY BRETHREN, IN CONCLUSION, WE’VE SEEN HOW ALL THESE THINGS ARE GOING TO TAKE PLACE

 

IT’S THRU GOD’S ARMY UNDER CHRIST, LAUNCHING VENGEANCE ON THE GENTILES & RESCUING ISRAEL’S REMNANT  Amos 5:2-4,15

 

WE’VE SEEN WHERE MOST WILL TAKE PLACE     Rev.9:15;  14:20

 

WHAT ABOUT  WHEN”?        Mat.24:36-41, 31-34, 42

 

PROTECTION IS PROMISED, & REVEALED    Rev.3:10;  12:14;  Psa.91:1-11;  Dan.7:13-14,27

 

LET’S GIVE GOD GRATEFUL THANKS EVERYDAY FOR THE UNSPEAKABLE GIFTS HE PROVIDES FOR US, AS PART OF HIS REMNANT, ACCORDING TO THE ELECTION OF GRACE!

Rom.11:1-2,5,7-11.

 

AND LET’S CONSTANTLY GIVE THANKS THAT WE ARE PART OF THIS MAJESTIC MASTER-PLAN, LET’S NEVER FORGET THIS, TURN WITH ME IN CLOSING TO Rom.16:25-27. AMEN

 

 

Are we entering a time of violence as it was in Noah’s time?

 murder rates throughout the world

The violence not only in Latin America, but in all of America is evidenced by their lax gun laws, regardless of what powerful gun lobbies will have any gullible enough to believe. The fact that Mexico borders the U.S to the north, and that the flow of weapons, and drugs is virtually impossible to stop, is just  another factor in the ongoing violence perpetrated against innocent citizens in all their forms.

Map showing areazs of influence of Mexican drugs cartels

In December 2012, Enrique Pena Nieto was sworn in as Mexican president, succeeding Felipe Calderon who had launched a crackdown on the drug gangs six years earlier.

Mr Pena Nieto had campaigned on a promise to to switch the focus from tackling the gangs and hunting drug barons to reducing the crime and violence that affect the lives of Mexicans.

What is the scale of the violence?

Keeping track of the drug deaths is difficult, as official figures have been issued sporadically. Most estimates put the number of people killed in drug-related violence since late 2006 at more than 60,000. Although there is no official breakdown of the numbers, the victims include suspected drug gang members, members of the security forces and those considered innocent bystanders. However, analysts have tracked an overall reduction in violence during 2012, continuing a trend from the previous year.

Terrorism Stepped up Since 911

deaths due to terrorism

 

 

Statistics on Terrorism

last updated 6 May 2013 Note on following figures: red indicates U.S. DOS data, blue indicates RAND/MIPT data (incomplete for 1998-2004, see table below for more recent figures).

 

VIOLENCE ON THE RISE, WITHOUT ANY SIGN OF ABATEMENT

No doubt, regardless of the facts, statistical analysis cannot give accurate details of the violence in it’s many forms, being carried out upon hapless, and not so hapless human beings, whether past, present, or future. Statistical ‘experts’ all appear to have their own opinions, and analyses profiles, but that can depend on input data, and other factors, which in reality don’t amount to anything other than what we see playing out on our televisions and radio’s, on the internet etc, that we are living through some of the most violent times in our chequered history as a species!

FOREWARNED IS FOREARMED

What we need to acknowledge and accept, is that humanity in general are a violent life-form, which comes back to one great cause… Do you, does any human being know the real causes of all the atrocities humankind carries out against his fellow man, in domestic, societal, family and all forms of violence? The effects we are seeing are not new, but old, but the solutions are going to be profound, and earth shattering to say the least.

As a man once said; All of man’s problems are spiritual in nature”, and as far as the writer and others around the earth are concerned and convinced, the only solution is for mankind to return their Creator, and begin to obey God.

God forewarned mankind in the scriptures that there will come a time when he will cut short mankind’s devilish ‘reign’ on this earth, and that if he did not, there would be no flesh left alive! This is due to man’s proclivity to  violence, leading to war. This will be the situation just prior to the return to this earth of the Son of God, Jesus Christ! (See Matthew.24:21-22. This period is shown in the Bible to last for 3.5 years, preceded by a flight of God’s people, culminating with the return of the LORD in power and great glory!  (verses.29-31.)  As the writer has stated, there is a cause for these effects, and Christ highlighted this further in verses 37-42.

If you are one that fears God, and wants to avoid this coming time of world conflict, and time such as has never been, no, nor ever will be again, write for further prophetic teachings on end-time events, there is a way of escape!

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 CHURCHES SCATTERED – THERE IS A CAUSE FOR EVERY EFFECT  (All emphasis throughout article writers)

 

Leading up to this important time of the year in God’s holy day calendar, it is essential that God’s true, holy people know and understand why  these days are crucial to our very salvation, as those that are either his people, or part of a false religion!

Why?

First of all, let me begin by saying that this article may be too confronting, and some may prefer to just look away now, and turn to smoother articles on lukewarm sites, but if the truth of what is playing out around the world at this time is what you want, read on.

The God of the Bible tells us that there is only one-true church, not many scattered groups in confusion, not many “churches”, or “faiths”, “beliefs”. (Ephesians.4:4-6 Tells us that there is only ONE faith, ONE baptism, ONE Lord and God, ONE body of Christ.

And yet, sadly, the churches of God, like the world’s religions are indeed scattered, and in confusion!

Most do realise God’s word tells us there can only BE one body of Christ, and that, the faith of Christ is in His body, called the church of God, which incidentally, He said He would build, (Matt.16:18-19) and that even the gates of the grave would not be able to prevail against His people of the church.

THE CAUSE 

Herein lies part of the greatest confusion among God’s peoples at this present time! That the churches of the Living God are being systematically deceived into believing they are part of the body of Christ, while persistently in disobedience to the same Christ they say they worship. This is no new mystery , but an old one the prophet Isaiah was inspired to write and warn the people of God in that era.

THE EFFECT

 “Stay yourselves and wonder; cry ye out, and cry: they are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink. For the LORD has poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers has he covered. Therefore, the LORD said, For as much as this people draw near me with their lips, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me, is taught by the precept of men.” Isa.29:9-10,13. Verse 14 summarises perfectly what is happening before our eyes in the churches that now teach the precepts of men.

 

In fact, many do preach the Law of God, but are in blind ignorance to the glory of the LORD’S annual Sabbath commandments, in the books of the Law. Leviticus.23; Deuteronomy.16; etc.

 

Unless any who profess to know Christ are in fact keeping the Passover as, and when God designed it to be kept in its season, they are in disobedience to Christ, and do lie, often, unwittingly. I John.2:4

 

In line with the Passover, the confusion in this case the writer is referring to, are the different “beliefs and dates which men have decided they will keep their Passover on, in some cases, defiantly against the Creators instructions, and using many paganized and false traditions and customs of men.

 

Many reading this article have the intelligence to know that it is not as simple as just saying you are Christian, while disobeying the utterances, (oracles) of the author of the book, many say they are following, while in fact, in disobedience to the Creator God, but hopefully some will be spared the confusion of men’s errors by reading this article.

 

As we should all know, we can’t all be right, but we can all be wrong!

 

 One way forward is not to look at Biblical teachings from a human perspective, but rather a comprehensive all encompassing and godly perspective.  

 

Most importantly, the Bible translates itself, not men, and to those with the key to understanding, the gift of God’s Holy Spirit, all things are plain to be understood. This also means accepting and holding the scriptures  to be paramount in their life.

 

What we all need to understand is that studying and reading God’s word, must be done in the full context and meaning of what the scriptures are truly saying, not “nit-picking” over what one word says, to push their particular agenda which is contrary to the teaching of the what whole passages, chapters, and in many cases, the entire Bible says.

As such, we must remember; “For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little. Isa.28:10.

 

Meaning that the same scriptures we all know and all read must not be altered to fit with our “thinking”, but must be kept in accordance with God’s clear commands.

 

In so far as the Passover, and the days of ULB is concerned, these days in Old testament times not only pictured the future sacrifice of the Son of God, and the payment for all mankind’s sins and errors, but the great hope we have as an anchor of the soul, which hope Christ made available to us who were in bondage and captivity of sin.

For the Law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by which we draw near to God”. (Hebrews.7:19)

 

GOD’S HOLY DAYS BEGIN WHEN HE COMMANDS 

These days begin the Holy day season for the people of the God of the Bible, and relative to the keeping of the Holy days of the LORD, which God commands His own humble and obedient people to do. See whole chapter of Leviticus.23;

 

As God says in  Isaiah.55:7;  “Let the wicked forsake his way, and let him return to the LORD”.

At this time, most of the “churches of God” are indeed in confusion, are all scattered, and in disarray, and though they all blindly stumble on, they continue on ignoring these facts, instead of doing something about it,  and because there is a cause for every effect, they still will not acknowledge that the effects for their confusion goes back to their willing ignorance of God’s Law, and need to have the reminder; “Cursed be he that doeth the work of the LORD deceitfully, and cursed be he that keeps back his sword from blood”. Jer.48:10.

 

Right there is a double curse in old testament scriptures for spiritual deception, followed by those not willing to cry aloud, spare not, lift up your voice like a trumpet, (loudly) and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins. Isa.58:1.

 

Likewise, the apostle Paul also pronounced a double curse upon any who taught a different gospel than that which they, the apostles of the LORD taught. (Galatians.1:8-10.)

 

Because there is a great deal of confusion surrounding these important days, we must carefully look deep into the when, and why we keep Passover and the days of U.L.B.

As many should know, our eternal life can depend on knowing and understanding the commands of God the Father, especially relative to these feast days.  Do I hear some saying Why?

The apostle Peter said that they which were unlearned, and unstable wrestled with the scriptures to their own destruction, but warned the beloved to beware lest they also being led away with the ERROR of the WICKED, fall from their own steadfastness.

(II Peter.3:16-17.)

 

THE BLIND LEAD THE BLIND, AND ALL FALL IN A DITCH

This means “prove all things” and be prepared to step out in faith, away from following the crowd, because the blind lead the blind, and they shall al fall into a ditch, so said Christ of the false religious leaders of His time. (Luke.6:39.)

We are either “Christians” followers of Christ, and disciples, or not, it’s a simple as that in reality. In this-worlds modern “Christianity” today, it is fashionable to believe that Christ freed us from the Law, not understanding the scriptures, or what the God whom they say the follow has set forth the Law to do.

 

IS THE LAW DONE AWAY?

Christ himself said; “Imagine not that I came not to destroy the Law or the prophets; I am not come to abolish, but to fulfill.” I tell you truly, Till heaven and earth pass away, not one iota, not a comma, (KJV; says “Jot or tittle) will pass from the Law, until it is all in force. Therefore whoever relaxes a single one of these commands, were it even one of the least, and teaches men so, he will be ranked the least in the Realm of heaven; But whoever obeys them and teaches them, he will be ranked great in the Realm of heaven. Matthew.5:17-19. (Moffatt translation.)

 

THE APOSTLES TEACH, AND PUT THEIR LIVE’S ON THE LINE FOR GOD’S LAW

Even when under great trial, the apostle Peter said in Acts.5:29-32. …We ought to obey God before men! And; God gives his Holy Spirit to them that obey Him”. 

Paul also when on trial for his life said; “But this I confess unto you, after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the prophets and the Law.” Acts.24:14. They were saying Paul was teaching heresy, but in truth, God was beginning at that time to introduce the magnifying of the Law, to those being called from that time forward. See Romans.8:28-30.)

 

TRUE WORSHIPERS DEFINED

Those whom God desired to hear, and begin to worship Him in the-way Christ told the Samaritan woman at the well.  “But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in Spirit, and in truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. God is a Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in Spirit and in truth. (John. 4:23-24.)

The Law and the commands were given by God to provide a clear pathway to His kingdom, the Kingdom of God, to teach all who will choose His ways, His words, his paths, which is love.  This is a Bible definition of love; “For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome.” (I John.5:3.) It is in one way, a chicken and egg situation, one can’t come to Christ unless the Father calls him, (John.6:44,65) but God gives His Holy Spirit to those who obey; Acts.5:32. And yet we can’t truly choose and obey Him unless called. These are mysteries to the world, but to God’s people they are plain, clear, and marvelous in their working through the mighty operation of the God-Head.

Does modern “Christianity” teach this? No!  So we see, or hopefully should see that God’s Law was not done away, as so many are saying today, saying they “know” the LORD, and tricking the people into following them blindly into the ditch! (Luke.6:39.)

If the reader seeks further proof that men preach Christ, but are still deceiving them, just turn to I John.2:4-5; “He that says “I know Him,” and keeps not His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. But whoso keeps his word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know we are in Him.

 

WHY THE ORACLES?

An astonishing error the writer will mention in passing, is that some are saying that since the Jews were given the oracles, (Romans.3:1-2) we are just to follow them?

 

Obviously it is true that the oracles were given the Jews, and the purpose? To alter God’s word against the command in Deuteronomy 4:2 ? You shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall you diminish anything from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you. God forbid!

 

God instruct us to trust no-man, and that the human heart is deceitful? (Jer.17:5) And that we are to follow Christ, as the apostle Paul said in

I Corinthians 11:1. Be ye followers together of me as I follow Christ. That mans, follow not the false ideas of men. This was mentioned in Old Testament times as false prophets who pretended to have false dreams. But God said to follow them not.

The oracles, as the utterances of God clearly show, they are to be obeyed, not men, not any religion on the face of the earth. As such we need to understand that the true worshipers worship God in Spirit, and in truth. The reason this is repeated, is to show that the Word of God is Spirit, John.6:63; and “thy word is truth” John.17:17; and we are to live by every word of God. Matthew 4:4. What this points us to, is the fact that SIN is the transgression of the Law, of the word of God, and that no matter how anyone “slices” it, if they are in disobedience to the Law of God, and also teach men to break the commands of God, they are not worshipping God in Spirit, or in truth!

Let us understand that it is God’s good pleasure to give us the kingdom, but conditions apply, as they say, and those conditions come down to conforming to the words of the author of the Bible, God!

 

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CHURCH OF GOD UPDATE

Dear brethren of God’s church T.V.E, & God’s elect worldwide, & to all the scattered called, who fear God:

To bring you up to date with latest developments, we first of all wish to give all of you thanks for your support through another difficult year in this world, as Jesus Christ said, in the world, ye shall have tribulation, but in me, ye shall have peace!

By way of announcements, & to let you all know, we have moved headquarters to the southern state of Victoria in Australia, from Sydney, in the state of New South Whales. A new GPO box will soon be set up in Melbourne, but all can continue to contact us through the website, email, and phone.

WATCH, THAT YE MAY BE ACCOUNTED WORTHY TO ESCAPE ALL THESE THINGS THAT SHALL COME TO PASS (L’k.21:36)

In relation to world events, if you are “WATCHING”  world events are taking shape through prophesied global conflicts, nations rising against nations, & kingdom against kingdom, famines & pestilences  and earthquakes in diverse places as the beginning of sorrows!

These events we  are leading in to the most HORRIFIC time, the prophesied time of WORLD conflict, called the great tribulation. Matt.24:21-22. A time such as has NEVER been, no, nor EVER will be again! How few have heeded the terrifying implications of this coming WORLD WAR, the 3rd, and LAST war for mankind, at the very end-age. This is not a fear religion, this is the religion of the Holy Scriptures, the religion of the Most High God, who in his loving mercies, warns, encourages & teaches the way that leads to life, the way the world is going, believing, and thumbing their collective nose at Almighty God, the way of sin, for which wages is death, is diametrically opposite!

 

The time is coming, & will come when all, or most are slumbering, and loving to slumber, both physically, and, especially, spiritually, with many putting these ‘evil-days’, far from them, and some saying, Oh no, things will just go on as before, and we will have peace, we had similar situations as we have now, so did we back in the 1960’s, with the Cuban Missile crisis, and the closing of the Panama canal, the hundred year war, conflicts, strife’s etc, etc. For any who “think” this way, THINK AGAIN! That would be a major mistake.

As we know, world events are taking shape now with many crises’ of all kinds in many nations, from disrupted & wild weather patterns, to religious, multicultural, societal, national or global anarchy, on every possible front. With lawlessness, violence & evil growing in lack of parental care, discipline and training via family breakdown, globalism, and many, many other related problems. No man could ever have foreseen this to occur some 2,750 years in advance, but the eternal God did!

“And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour: the child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient, and the base against the honourable. And I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them. The shew of the countenance does witness against them; They declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have rewarded evil unto themselves. (Isa.3:5,4,9.) These are just a minuscule sliver of the pronouncements God made against the tribes of Israel who were scattered by God over the entire world, and the punishments to soon be meted out upon an UNHEEDING people!

 

The middle east is shown in many, many prophecies, Old Testament, and New Testament to be the hot-spot in the grand smash climax to man’s age, with recent events in Iraq, Egypt, Libya, Iran, Syria, & Israel, for starters,warning us that this is not going to change, at least in the short-term!

Likewise, with the rising European Juggernaut, like an unstoppable freight train at high-speed ready to crash world economies, we will see a slimmed down 10-nation union, from the current 27-member union, whether amalgamated into a revamped 10-nation power house, or, a revised, and slimmed down 10-member union, resurrected out of the ashes of economic and fiscal failure, from the sheer weight of unrelenting debt, that now pervades the E.U, through their financial instruments, the ECB, and others, and the “whore” sitting astride this rising Beast power!

 

As this Euro-power house continues to pick up other financially struggling Euro-members, and along with these members, their debt, they, the E.U, must either continue to fund, or cut them loose. At the minute, Greece is going through a kind of death-throes, with a great deal of financial pain for decades of financial mismanagement, now choosing to ignore strong fiscal recovery as properly advised by the leaders of the E.U, the Germans, especially. Regardless of what happens short term, the result as revealed by the living God will be, typical of man’s institutions, a WASTELAND of misery, pain and suffering for all who put their trust in the “strength” of man. As God warns in this context in Jeremiah.17:5; “Cursed is the man that trusts in man, and makes flesh his arm,  and whose heart departs from the LORD.

The downfall of the Euro’ is shown in scripture to come at an instant,  and major re-shuffling of world powers, perhaps even the collapse of some will result from a vortex created sometime not too far ahead. Nevertheless, we in God’s church do not pretend to know the precise details of all that is shortly to come to pass, but only those things which Bible prophecy reveal will happen.

As all of these, and many other inter-related events begin to come to pass, Bible prophecy reveals another shifting of the tectonic plates, with half of the church not ready, (the exact proportion is unknown-see further) where the teaching of Jesus Christ showed that there would be 5-wise, and 5-unwise ‘virgins’,  referring to the churches at the time of the end, which would have become lukewarm, (spiritually) Rev.3:14-20. with their ‘lamps’ having gone out! (no oil-quenched the Spirit-I Thess.5:19.)

It is the elect of God, who will not have quenched the gift of God’s Holy Spirit, are still growing in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ, proving ALL things, repenting daily, remaining close to God, walking in all His holy commandments, in total submission and commitment to God, and His coming kingdom, and it is those that we are reaching out to, as many as the Lord our God shall call! Acts.2:38-39; Those who are not being deceived by the cunning of false ministers, who teach for filthy lucre, instead of being prepared to hazard their very lives for the name of Jesus Christ, and feed the sheep, and lambs of God, and Christ.

Any who are reading this now, may be some of those elect, to whom God is extending a final opportunity, and a mighty arm of salvation!

If you are one of those, we are prepared to assist, and be fellow helpers of your faith and joy in the LORD Christ. To you who do rejoice in the things of God, hearken, the God of Glory, The father of our Lord Jesus Christ has scattered his people, to sift and sort them into at least these 2-main groups, either, Wise, or Unwise, which group any of us are in, depends entirely on whether you are responding appropriately to the calling of God Almighty, or, whether you already “think” you stand… God is not a respecter of persons, regardless of whosoever the person is, if they are living in obedience to His Laws, great and small, and heeding all the commandments of Jesus Christ, as He said, he that loves Me, keeps my commandments…(Jn.15:1-10.) He that loves me not, keeps not my commandments…This may sound all too simplistic, and there is a great deal more to this entire situation, granted, but these are the nuts and bolts!

If you, like us, believe you are in obedience to all of God’s Laws and commandments, then, it certainly won’t hurt for you to at least check out what we are talking about, nothing to lose right? Right! But if you are not keeping God’s way, and word appropriately, then this is an opportunity you CAN’T Afford to miss!

To you, we extend an invitation, whether all alone, or in a group, whether a minister, or member, to seek the truth of what is written here. In an honest and open heart, let us together seek the Lord, while he may be found. As God advises in Isa.55:6-7; … Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts, and let him return to the LORD,  and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.