HOW TO SAVE THOSE WHO ARE DECEIVED!


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HOW TO SAVE THOSE WHO ARE DECEIVED!

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One of the most vitally important passages of Scripture in the WHOLE Bible is found in John 12:44-50 because EVERYONE in the whole world will face the JUDGMENT of God. So it is VITAL to know by what standard we will be JUDGED.

In other words, will we be judged by what our church denomination teaches us? Think about this for a moment. What IF your church denomination has it WRONG? Think of just how many DIFFERENT church denominations there are! How can anyone know for SURE that what they have been taught will be what they will be JUDGE BY on the Day of Judgment?

Would Almighty God just leave us to take a CHANCE on choosing the correct church denomination? Absolutely NOT! We can be absolutely SURE that we will escape the judgment of being cast into the lake of fire by SIMPLY obeying the words of Jesus.


Please read John 12:44-50.


“Jesus cried and said, He that believes on me, believes not on me, but on HIM that sent me. (In other words, anyone who does NOT believe the teachings of Jesus then they are NOT believing the words of Almighty God because it was Yahweh himself who commanded Jesus what to teach)

45.  And he that sees me sees him that sent me. (Meaning that the works that men saw Jesus doing were done BY Yahweh, the Father who dwelt in Jesus. Jesus is NOT saying that he is the Father in this verse or in any other verse in the Bible as Oneness Pentecostal Christians claim)

46.  I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believes on me should not abide in darkness. 

47  And if any man hears MY words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

48.  He that REJECTS me, and receives NOT MY WORDS, has ONE that judges him: the WORD that I have spoken, the SAME shall JUDGE him in the last day. (In other words, anyone who disobeys the TEACHINGS of Jesus under the NEW COVENANT written in the New Testament shall be JUDGED by the WORK of DISOBEDIENCE to the TRUE Gospel of Jesus Christ taught in the New Testament)

49.  For I have NOT spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, HE gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak

50.  And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.” 


Now let us take a close look at the PROPHECY from Almighty God the Father concerning the PROPHET that God prophesied to come which all Christians know to be Jesus.


Please read Deuteronomy,


“The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him you shall hearken; 

16.  According to all that you desired of the LORD thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire anymore, that I die not. 

17.  And the LORD said unto me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken. 

18.  I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him. 

19.  And it shall come to pass, that whosoever will not hearken unto my words which he shall speak in my name, I will require it of him.”


Now, the New Testament REVEALS to us the MEANING of the Scriptures in the Old Testament. So let us read the FULFILLMENT of this prophecy to see how the Apostle of Jesus UNDERSTOOD verse 19 of this prophecy.

Acts 3:22,23.


“For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall you hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you. 

23.  And it shall come to pass, that every soul, which will NOT hear that prophet, shall be DESTROYED from among the people.”


In other words, Almighty God REPLACED the prophet Moses with the prophet Jesus who told the Jews that if they truly believed Moses then they would believe in him because Moses WROTE of Jesus as being that PROPHET whom God would raise up.


John 5:44-47.


 “How can you believe, which receive honor one of another, and seek not the honor that comes from God only? (Or how can you believe the TRUTH when you seek men to teach you and you do NOT seek the truth that comes only from God and his word. You see the Jews have a lot of COMMENTARIES just like Christians do. And some of the Jews, as well as some Christians, believe the COMMENTARIES OVER the very word of Almighty God)

45.  Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuses you, even Moses, in whom you trust. 

46.  For had you believed Moses, you would have believed me: for he WROTE OF ME

47.  But if you believe NOT his writings, how shall you believe my words?” 

 


Jesus is teaching us that in the writings of Moses there are hidden PROPHECIES speaking of the Messiah who was prophesied to come. But the Jews read right over those prophecies or the simpy refused to BELIEVE those prophecies of Jesus. The Apostle Paul also teaches us that the Law of Moses was the SCHOOLMASTER to the Jews to lead or to bring them to Jesus.


Galatians 3:23-25.


“But BEFORE faith came, we were kept under the LAW, (Speaking of all the Law of Moses) shut up unto the faith which should afterward be revealed. 

24.  WHEREFORE (Or for this very reason of being kept under the Law of Moses) the LAW was our SCHOOLMASTER to BRING us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith. (In other words, the HIDDEN prophecies, types, figures, and shadows PICTURED in the Law of Moses was a TEACHER pointing the Jews to Jesus)

25.  But AFTER that faith has come, we are NO LONGER UNDER a schoolmaster.” 

 

To say this another way, AFTER Jesus came to establish the New Covenant in his shed blood we are NO LONGER under the Law of Moses contained in ORDINANCES which were the CEREMONIAL laws that were SHADOWS pointing to Jesus.

But just like some Christians, some of the Jews failed to UNDERSTAND those hidden prophecies of Jesus that were the schoolmaster pointing them to Jesus. Let us take a look at one of those hidden POINTERS to Jesus in the writings of Moses that Jesus is talking about to the Jews that if they truly believed Moses then they would believe the teachings of Jesus.


Exodus 31:12-18


“And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 

13.  Speak you (Or Moses TEACH) also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths you shall keep: for IT (Speaking of the 4th commandment to keep the weekly Sabbath) IS a SIGN between me and you throughout your generations; that you may KNOW that I am the LORD that does SANCTIFY you

14.  You shall keep the sabbath THEREFORE; for IT (Speaking of the SIGN. Remember the previous verse just got through TEACHING to KNOW that Yahweh is the one who will SANCTIFY them. So the SIGN that the weekly Sabbath is POINTING TO is the what of the who that shall SANCTIFY whosoever KEEPS the SIGN for the SIGN) is holy unto you: everyone that defiles IT (Speaking of the SIGN that the weekly Sabbath is POINTING TO) shall surely be put to death: for whosoever does any WORK therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people

15.  Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of REST, holy to the LORD: whosoever does any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. (This verse is teaching that ORDINANCE os NO WORKING on the day of the SIGN is a SHADOW pointing to the SALVATION by GRACE through FAITH and NOT of the WORKS of the Law of Moses)

16.  WHEREFORE the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant

17.  IT is a SIGN between me and the children of Israel forever: for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed. 

18.  And he gave unto Moses when he had made an end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the FINGER of God.”


Now let us read the words of Jesus in the New Testament. Remember that Jesus spoke in PARABLES to the children of Israel.


Luke 11:20. 


But if I with the FINGER of God cast out devils, NO DOUBT the kingdom of God is come upon you.”


Or you will KNOW for sure without a doubt that the kingdom of God has come upon you. Remember the SIGN of the REST was for the children of Israel to KNOW their Messiah, the one who would SANCTIFY them. And Jesus gave them many CLUES that he was their Messiah using the phrase “the FINGER of God” to help spark their memory of the Scriptures that spoke of him as their Messiah. Jesus did the same thing on the cross when he said. Why have you FORSAKEN me? Jesus was giving them a clue to spark their memory of Psalm 22 but the Jews failed to understand all the clues that Jesus gave to them. And because of their UNBELIEF in all the SIGNS, SHADOWS, FIGURES, and TYPES point to their TRUE REST in Jesus they were CUT OFF from being a people of God. Every last branch of Israel was cut foo from the olive tree. God CONCLUDED all of Isreal to be UNDER SIN.

And the ONLY way for anyone, including the children of Israel to have a covenant relationship between Almighty God and them is to BELIEVE and OBEY the WORDS of Jesus under the New Covenant written in the New Testament.

Let me ask you some questions.


QUESTION #1. 


WHO was the teacher under the Old Covenant written in the Old Testament in Exodus chapter 31?


ANSWER #1.


Moses (Answer if found in Exodus 31:13)


QUESTION #2.


To WHOM did Moses TEACH?


ANSWER #2. 


The children of ISRAEL. (Answer is found in Exodus 31:13)


QUESTION #3.


WHAT did Moses TEACH the children of ISRAEL?


ANSWER #3.


Moses taught the children of ISRAEL the LAW for THEM to keep throughout THEIR generations.


QUESTION #4.


What did Yahweh tell Moses to teach the children of Israel as to WHY the weekly Sabbath was given to them to keep throughout their generations?


ANSWER #4.


Yahweh told Moses to teach the children of Israel that the weekly Sabbath day would be a SIGN unto them that it is Yahweh who SANCTIFIES them. (The answer is in Exodus 31:13  for IT (Speaking of the 4th commandment to keep the weekly Sabbath) IS a SIGN between me and you throughout your generations; that you may KNOW that I am the LORD that does SANCTIFY you


QUESTION #5.


WHO is the SIGN BETWEEN?


ANSWER #5.


The weekly Sabbath was given to the children of Israel for THEM to keep throughout THEIR generations as a SIGN between THEM and Yahweh for them to KNOW that it is Yahweh who SANCTIFIES them.


QUESTION #6.


What was the ONE commandment that Yahweh commanded them NOT to DO while the children of Israel were keeping the weekly Sabbath day?


ANSWER #6.


The one commandment that Yahweh gave to the children of Israel on HOW to keep the weekly Sabbath day was to REST and do NO WORK. (the answer is in Exodus 31:14,15)


QUESTION #7.


What was the PENALITY for NOT keeping the SIGN by NOT RESTING for their OWN WORKS?


ANSWER #7.


The penalty for not OBSERVING the SIGN to REST form all their own WORKS was DEATH. (The answer is in Exodus 31:14,15)

Now, THINK about how SERIOUS a penalty God gave for NOT RESTING on a day of the week and COMPARE NOT RESTING in our TRUE Sabbath, Jesus, from our own works of righteousness. What is the penalty of SIN? It is DEATH. But the GIFT of God is eternal life THROUGH FAITH and REST in JESUS. And when we come to Jesus we ENTER INTO REST from all our own works of righteousness so that Yahweh can SANCTIFY us through his Messiah.


QUESTION #8.


So again, WHY was the weekly Sabbath given to ONLY the children of Israel for THEM to keep throughout THEIR generations?


ANSWER #8.


The weekly Sabbath was given ONLY to the children of Israel as a SIGN fo the children of Israel to KNOW that it is Yahweh who SANCTIFIES them and NOT their OWN WORKS of righteousness. (The answer is in Exodus 31: 16,17)   “WHEREFORE the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant

17.  IT is a SIGN between me and the children of Israel forever.”


The FIRST SIGN was the ceremonial Law of Moses to keep a weekly day of rest showing obedience to Yahweh. And the PURPOSE of God giving the weekly Sabbath day was for a SIGN pointing to the SECOND SIGN which is Jesus.


Please read Exodus 4:8,9.


And it shall come to pass if they will not believe you, neither hearken to the voice of the FIRST SIGN, that they will believe the voice of the LATTER SIGN

9.  And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these TWO SIGNS, neither hearken unto your voice, that you shall take of the water of the river, and pour it upon the dry land: and the water which you take out of the river shall become blood upon the dry land.”


The first sign represents the Law of Moses contained in ORDINANCES that POINT to Jesus the SECOND or the LATTER sign. So the children of Israel who REJECTED their Messiah st the first coming of Jesus shall be destroyed in the lake of fire on the Day of Judgment because the failed to OBSERVE the SIGN of RESTING in Jesus as their Savior.

The Bible teaches us in Romans4:10 that Jesus is the END of the LAW of Moses for righteousness. 


Romans 10:4.  


“For Christ is the END of the LAW for righteousness to everyone that believes.”


And Christians who KEEP the Law of Moses contained in ORDINANCES are NOT TRULY BELIEVING in Jesus as their Sabbath REST form all their own WORKS of righteousness. The ONLY laws of God that we are COMMANDED to keep under the NEW COVENANT are the MORAL laws of God. Ephesians 2:15,16 makes it BLATANTLY clear to us that the Law of Moses contained in ORDINANCES was ABOLISHED at the cross.


Ephesians 2:15,16.


Having ABOLISHED in his flesh the enmity, EVEN the law of commandments contained in ORDINANCES; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace; 

16.  And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:”


Jesus did NOT abolish any of the MORAL laws of God but the Bible is very clear in the fact that Jesus did indeed ABOLISH or NAIL to the cross all the Law of Mose contained in ORDINANCES which are all the CEREMONIAL laws including the weekly Sabbath day.

The ALL-Jewish church was still yet LEARNING from the Holy Spirit and visions that God was FULFILLING the hidden SHADOWS, figures, and type in the Law of Moses. And in Acts 15 we learn that the matter was settled once and for all time that the church gives NO SUCH COMMANDMENT for Christians to keep the Law of Moses. You can read the whole chapter on your own later. I am only going to quote verse 14.


Acts 15:24.


“Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from us have TROUBLED you with words, SUBVERTING your souls, SAYING, You must be circumcised, and KEEP the LAW: to whom WE gave NO SUCH COMMANDMENT:”


Keep in mind that it is Almighty God Yahweh who told Jesus what to TEACH and it was Jesus who told what the Apostle of Jesus what to teach and that we will be JUDGED by our faith and obedience to the WORDS of Jesus and NOT by the words of any church denomination that WRONGLY subverts Christians to KEEP the Law of Moses. 

So WHO are you going to OBEY? Are you going to obey the teachings of the Hebrew Roots Movement and the seventh day of the week Sabbath-keeping churches?

 OR are you going to obey the CLEAR, PLAIN, SIMPLE teachings of Jesus under the NEW COVENANT written in the New Testament? It is YOUR choice. But remember that whosoever DISOBEYS the words of Jesus shall be DESTROYED.


Acts 3:22,23.


“For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; HIM shall you hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you

23.  And it shall come to pass, that every soul, which will NOT hear that prophet, shall be DESTROYED from among the people.”


For further study on WHY Christians MUST NOT keep the Law of Moses contained in ORDINANCES please read all the studies under the heading >>>WHAT IS THE TRUE SABBATH?<<<

Thanks for reading and may God bless you richly as you follow and obey the teachings of Jesus under the New Covenant written in the New Testament for they are the TRUTH of the WHOLE word of Almighty God, Yahweh himself. And keep in mind that Jesus was still YET TEACHING his disciples AFTER he ascended into heaven all the way through to the end of the book of Revelation. And any revelation after that must never be ADDED to the Bibles as being Scripture. All revelation we receive from the Holy Spirit MUST AGREE with what is WRITTEN in the New Testament of the Bible.

Your brother in our Lord Jesus Christ,

Brother Mark.



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Here are some links to some of the research sources that I used. Some of my readers have been asking for video teachings so I have been searching for some good sound Bible video teachings by others on the subject that I myself do not yet have video teachings on those particular subjects. And this is one of those subjects that I myself have not yet made any video teachings. 

Here is the link to the article that I quoted from in some of my studies on the subject of women because it was the most in-depth and unbiased article that I found.


 Junia, a Female Apostle: An Examination of the Historical Record


And here are some links to some video teachings on WOMEN in the Bible.

In this first video, there are two different men teaching. The first half is from a radio teaching and in the second half, you can see the teacher. The video is around 13 minutes long.


Paul’s high view of women


In this second video below, I do not agree with his teaching on the Trinity but I do agree with is a conclusion on the subject about the abuse of Scripture when it comes to lording over women. 


Ephesians 5:22 and 1 Timothy 2:11


The following video is also a short video that teaches us a little about Jewish CUSTOMS and how the jew viewed women as basically their PROPERTY. I chose this video so that you can see that the Jewish Judaizing Christians did not agree with the teachings of the Apostle Paul and they were EXAMING Paul as to whether or not he was a true Apostle of Jesus Christ.


JEWISH CUSTOM view of women 


Now, this next video teaching is rather long but I believe this man put a lot of research and study on 1 Corinthians 15:34,25 and the other verses that SEEM to teach that women must not be used by God to teach men in the church. Now, while I agree with his research on those verses I DISAGREE with is opinion on women wearing head coverings. He simply failed to do any research on that particular subject of the Jewish CUSTOM of women wearing head coverings. Please understand that there are many good Bible teachers on PARTICULAR subjects BUT on OTHER subjects they may simply “PARROT” what they were previously taught by their church denomination WITHOUT doing their own in-depth Bible studies on those other subjects. Around 18 minutes into the video, he talks about Junia and later alludes to Junia being Joahna but I would listen to the whole video for all the context.


WOMEN IN THE BIBLE.


In the following video, I find one of the best explanations and teaching on 1 Corinthians 14:34,35 that I ever came across. But because this video is by a WOMEN I listed it toward the end. For you see, some may wrongly think that teaching about women by a woman might be biased. But in truth, this woman shows the PAIN that some women suffer needlessly because of false teaching. And to me, her teaching is SOUND Biblical teaching on this subject concerning women be used by God as teachers in the church.


Women in the new testament


This next video list the NAMES of all the women in the New Testament for those who want to do their own Bible study of how God uses women in the Bible.


NAMES of women in the New Testament 


And this last video I just added for those want-a-be scholarly type men that like quoting the Greek just to look smart.


Xenophon of Ephesus 5 and 1 Timothy 2

Derived from Greek ξενος (xenos) meaning foreign, strange and φωνη (phone) meaning voiceThat is to say, xenophone means strange voice.