DELUSION RESISTANCE ARTICLES

You know, I’ve done a lot in my life that under other circumstances I would have gotten recognition from the world and even many believers in Yeshua, but Yahweh has been faithful to let me look like a failure to the world. I’ve come up with some pretty good ideas that others have taken and capitalized on and I’ve published other things given to me by Yahweh that other have taken and published under their own name. This should get me roaring mad but it doesn’t. For, you see, I ascribe ideas and thoughts that are beneficial as coming from Yahweh so they really belong to Him, and not me. Anger against such things would be the anger of a mad plaguerist.

On this road of life and the road of ministry (they should be the same road if you’re walking with Yahweh) we encounter so very many types of people. Some people have no faith while others have what looks like a mountain of faith. Some people have the personality of a viper while others are like little lambs. Some are gifted in taking your money in any way possible while others scrimp and scrape by earning a meager existance. And, of course there are myriads of people that fall within the the extremes that I’ve just mentioned.

We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the Lord fulfil all thy petitions.  Now know I that the Lord saveth his anointed; he will hear him from his holy heaven with the saving strength of his right hand. Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the Lord our God. They are brought down and fallen: but we are risen, and stand upright. Save, Lord: let the king hear us when we call. Psalm 20:5-9

The sum total of what we are and who we are in Yeshua is “who do  you trust?” Who are you willing to put your stock in when things get rough and who will you trust to make you a success? The seductions of this world are so very present and so very tempting. I’ve had people write to me expressing a desire to support me and our ministry and they seemed pretty compelling. However, I have investigated those people and I have to say that with the exception of two men, all others wanted to help because they could somehow worm their way into the ministry to be able to change the course of the ministry or to downright take it over. The two brothers who are sincere have become friends as well as supporters and have not only contributed financially to the cause, but have been there to lend an ear and voice of support and to offer advice and constructive criticism when needed.

A few years ago Yahweh gave me a dream where he showed me something that I am sort of afraid to share the interpretation thereof. I am afraid because some reading this are not kind people and they will automatically ascribe to this interpretation that I am prideful or feel that I ascribe some sort of special anointing to myself. I cannot anoint myself, so that thought is ridiculous and also, Yahweh has seemed to make me His special project when it comes to keeping me humble and contrite. Most of you have been under the shadow of His wings whereas I have been shut up in the cleft of the rock, so to speak. He has quashed every attempt by me to become prideful and what the world calls successful; and I do not exagerate nor do I bewail it either.

In the dream I was with an associate and others. All of us were in a very high hotel on the top floor, probably the penthouse suite of something like that. I remember looking over the side and seeing that the part of the building we were in was out farther than the other parts of the building; sort of like the horizontal part of the letter “t” hangs out over the vertical part of the letter. I was looking down over the edge to see if there was an escape route for us but the shape of the building made that impossible; plus  the hight of the building was very great. We were trapped on the top floor and we knew that the FBI was looking for us and that they had the hotel surrounded and they were on every floor.

We finally decided that we should give up and surrender to the FBI. Someone opened the door and the agents swarmed in. We were escorted by the FBI down a stairwell to one of the floors where everyone but me was handcuffed. This particular floor didn’t look like a hotel floor because the floors were all tiled and the walls were white, almost like a hospital setting. As we walked I put my hands behind my back so that the officer could handcuff me whereupon he told me he would handcuff me after he went to the bathroom. He and another angent went into the bathroom and left me alone out in the doorway. I can remember seeing the others being led toward the edge of the hallway, all in handcuffs and then I saw them no more. I was all by myself in the hallway. I waited for the agents to come out of the bathroom and contemplated that I should make an escape but at the same time I felt that I didn’t need to escape. So, I waited for a while longer and started to walk down the hallway by myself and at this part of the dream I woke up.

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Image similar to the building in my dream except the cross tee was up at the top.

I asked Yahweh what this dream meant because for a while I was confused as to its meaning. It came to me that the dream meant that I would be separated from the current associate and others in the “Christian” UFO research field. This was to occur because whatever is finally going to happen to the other researchers I would not have to partake in. I was not going to be led away in shakels like the others. The FBI agents symbolized Yahweh’s angels and the handcuffs symbolized the bondage of pride. Yahweh wanted me to know that the bondage that the others are bound in won’t bind me and that Yahweh was allowing me to be free so that I can fulfill the will that he has for me in my life. The fact that the angels brought us down from the highest floor symbolized the loftiness that many Christians in the UFO field  happen to feel will cause them to be brought low and the fact that the floor that I was left on was like a hospital means that I will be free to minister to the sick (those needing spiritual health and salvation).

This dream was given to me on March 07, 2009 which is about the time that I could have compromised my position and come into the limelight of the Christian UFO Research Realm. The previous July, I had spoken in Roswell at a UFO conference and I had just submitted my book for publication. I was rising to the top and the potential for pride was present for sure.

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The book never did take off. Some say it was because it was too long; other say that it was written before its time. Some even said that it wasn’t well written. I think that Yahweh didn’t want it to take off at present because it was written before its time and because low sales would keep me humble. I also think that it was in part to the contributer, Joe Jordan’s attempt to steal the rights and credit and people’s dislike for that man. Only Yahweh knows for sure and someday I will know the whole story.

Back in the late 1980’s I was hurt in an industrial accident and became unable to work. Before the accident I was making well over thirty dollars per hour and single, and I was enjoying life and living the life of Riley. I can’t say I was high on the hog, for obvious reasons. There were others who were hurt also and everyone hired one law firm out of San Francisco. They were known for getting results, so we went with them because we wanted to see some sort of return after being out of work for an extended period of time. In 1991 we all received our settlements and it was a pretty good amount. In what seemed like overnight I was a changed man with enough money to keep me happy for a while and/or for life had I invested it right. Yahweh saw how the money changed me and within two year’s time all of the money was gone. Many of the things that I had acquired with the money were also gone and within five years of getting the award I was filing for bankruptcy. Clearly, I was not meant to have money, or at least that much money at the young age of 32. In addition to the monetary downward spiral came a similar spiral of my walk with Yeshua. Sadly, I was trying to serve God and Mammon. Let me testify to you, you cannot serve two masters. Yahweh was gracious to destroy the other master so that I again had to turn to him.

So you see that when I say that Yahweh doesn’t want me to have anything that could cause me to go off course it has been born out in my life that this tesimony is true. This is also true when it comes to fame, fortune or anything that will pull my attention away from him.

We now have to turn back to the dream that I inserted earlier in this Journal entry. Yahweh had seen that there was a possiblity of my becoming absorbed in a worldly aspect of ministry rather than a Godly aspect of ministry. I had noticed as early as 2005 that there were some very worldly people who called themselves “Christians,” who were involved in the Christian UFO Research Community. If Yahweh has endowed you with discernment you can see this quite easily. The real believers are humble, contrite and the air that they come across with is that of humility. They are rare indeed inside of this community. The others are the ones who seem to prosper. They write book upon book and speak at conference upon conference and they sort of ooze with pride and self edification. Even when they try to act humble the ooze of pride always makes itself present to reveal who they are.

What many people don’t know is that these same prideful men and women often get their rise in popularity through unsavory means. For instance, a collegue of mine has had his ideas constantly ripped off by other authors and entities. He has read his own ideas in books and publications written by people whom he thought he could trust. Many times he would be on phone calls with these plagueristic people and he would express an idea only to find it in their newsletter a month or two later. His own book was even pirated by someone who has offered it at a reduced rate and sold hundreds if not thousands of copies. Having had these things happen to me, I can attest that it causes sadness that people who claim to walk under the same banner, the banner of Yeshua, could do such things. In another vein, there are those who offer to publish the work of believers and steal away the work. Such people offer to front the cost of publication because they think that your work is important yet they do not fulfil the work of a publisher. They halfheartedly promote and then quickly drop your work because they see another school of bait in the water that they think will bring them money. They leave your work in limbo and when it fails they drop you like a bare handed man drops an iron skilled right off the fire. Yes, there are snakes in Christian publishing that masquerade as honest and caring believers.

As I mentioned earlier, I started to see these things early in the research community. The stench of dead Christianity can often be masked by those who are dead, but to those whom Yahweh has given a discerning nose the use of air freshener will never hide death and decay from them. Right from the start I had been given the intuition of who to hang out with and who was not right. Admittedly I was hoodwinked by a master masker for a short time but even this man showed his true colors sort of early on.

In the dream I had been alone and alone is not a fun place to be. Sometimes I would start to wonder if I was being too judgmental or perhaps if my discernment was off. Surely there could not be 98 percent bad and only two percent good? Yahweh however showed over the years how this was indeed true and how even the best of those in the masquerade were tainted. The dream was bearing out to be true; I was the only one in that great company who would not walk away in the shackles of disrepute.

As one would often think, I wondered if perhaps I’m paranoid about all of this. Even though I had the dream and things seemed pretty apparent to me, I often wondered if I was being influenced by the dream or I was seeing things like I wanted to see them. These speculations soon came to an end when I started to receive emails from people who liked my ministry. They would send me questions, asking me about certain individuals. I would get questions asking me if I had noticed that certain people didn’t seem just quite right, and other such things. I then began to see that I wasn’t imagining things, or at the very least, if I was delusional, other people suffered from the same delusion. But the one thing that stood out plain was the dream. It was as if Yahweh was sending me the letters from these people to confirm that what I was seeing was indeed the truth. Yahweh if faithful to give us confirmation; this has always been the case with him speaking to me anyway.

Yahweh said that we would know people by the fruit that they bear:

For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes. A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh. Luke 6:43-45

Yeshua tells us here that you’ll know people by what they do, what they say and what comes from the things that they are trying to do. Yahweh has built a check valve into evil people so that they will always reveal what they are doing. Evil people always show you their cards. It is astonishing, but it always seems that the evil always show their plans. The trick is that you have to be listening so that you can hear them tip you off. So called “Christians” who work evil are no different. They will always slip or even brag about what they are doing; they cannot avoid the check valve, so to speak. And, because they tip us off it is important to hear what they are saying so that we can rebuke them, and if need be flee from the very appearance of evil.

The essence of all of this is that I cannot and will not league myself with people who are not fully committed to serving Yahweh and loving Yeshua. We’re told many times in scripture that we’re not supposed to be unequally yoked in anything; relationships, friendships, business adventures and especially in ministry. We’re told in word and through stories in scripture what the end result of these sort of unions will be. We’re told that the only one who will not fail us; the only one who has our best interest at heart and the only one who will be there through thick and thin is Yeshua. I’ve known him for well over thirty years and He has never failed me. In times when I thought that he was far away it was my eyesight that faltered because He has always been by my side. When people have tried to destroy the ministry that Yahweh commissioned me to do, Yeshua was always there to turn the tables on those people and protect the integrity of ministry and my walk; both of which are in Him.

So no, I will not league with people lacking integrity and lacking full contact relationship with Yahweh through Yeshua. If and when I find such people in my company they will be alerted to their lack of integrity. If they repent and return to Yahweh then praise Yeshua. If they continue on in their prideful ways then I will end association with them. Time is short and the enemy desires to steal people away into the the great delusion. I cannot and will not be part of that delusion no matter how sweet the agents of darkness make the pot and no matter how much they say I can prosper by joining with them. So, let the researchers prosper. Let them find fame and fortune and let them compromise in order to usurp Yahweh’s plan for them. I’ll have no part of it. What does it profit a man if he should gain the whole world but forfeit his soul? Hopefully, I’ll never find out the answer to that question, and I pray that you my reading faithful never do either!

As the founding member and minister of The Delusion Resistance I have been involved in many years as being a watchman on the wall. I have been called to be one who looks at delusions and deceptions in order to warn people of the wolves that are trying to interlope into the Body of Mashiach. This has not been an easy road to follow because so many in the Body of Mashiach aren’t willing to listen and/or investigate the bizarre things that our out in the world just waiting to ensnare people who lack discernment.

Surprisingly, many of the deceptions that are happening in our current time aren’t exactly coming to us from the outside, but from right within the Body of Mashiach. It used to be that the deceptions and delusions were coming from without, but the enemy has done a very good job of putting covert people within the ranks of our brothers and sisters. This has happened in great part because the Body of Mashiach has become worldly and to use a Star Trek term, they are flying with their shields down. We’ve grown to be so puffed up that many of us doubt that the enemy could ever place covert people within our ranks. Yahweh would never permit that, right? They forget that most of the epistles in the New Covenant are letters from Apostles warning people not to be duped and in some of them the churches are chastised for letting unholy practices into the Fellowship of The Elect. The modern church, in a prideful arrogance has ignored that this could happen and they even proclaim that it cannot happen. Were our brothers and sisters of the early church less holy than we modern day believers are; I think and the fruit of the modern Church tend to show it to be the opposite.

In the pursuance of signs and wonders and/or prosperity the Fellowship at large has left the back door open. The enemy, like any good thief constantly looks for ways with which he can enter in and steal the precious things of the home. Many have substituted the simple and fortifying things of the faith in order to gain what a few false shepherds have placed in front of them and they’ve left themselves poor and naked in the things of Yahweh while rich in wood, hay and stubble. While so called believers are stumbling over themselves to look for diamonds and gold dust on the floor, and while they’re barking like dogs and clucking like chickens the enemy has perpetrated the most daring home invasion takeover that has ever happened to the Body of Mashiach.

The Body of Mashiach used to be the entity that dictated to the world what was good and holy and right. However over the past hundred years or so they have allowed the world to come in and dictate to them what is good. There is a quote that is attributed to two different men; Edmund Burke and John Philpot. No one is sure who the original author was but that doesn’t matter for our purposes. The quote is:

“Evil prospers when good men do nothing.”

This is so true and the fact that our world is in such a mess is evidence of this very fact. Had Believers in Yeshua protested all of the evil that has come upon us; protested to the point of spilling our own blood, then perhaps the world and The Fellowship would have stood up and taken notice. However, it seems like people always want someone else to take action and to spill “their” blood and because of this nothing unholy has really been challenged to the point of stopping or preventing evil from prospering in this world.

We have also allowed the world to dictate morality to us, the Elect. There was a time when I was young that people would speak out about bad things plus they would not allow ungodly morality to even come close to taking reign in the Believer’s realm. Back in the late 70’s and onward “political correctness” came into being. This mode of thinking basically states that there is a boundary in which things are acceptable and unacceptable. This would be good if it was Holy, but it has been instituted by socialistic and communistic types who strive to dictate what society can and cannot say and do. Because of this, there are certain groups that have championed this banner to the point of ridiculousness and they have used it as a moral and political tool to shut the mouths of anyone who goes against their grain.

One big fault that the Fellowship of The Elect has done is that it has allowed political correctness to infiltrate the Fellowship and negate the Holy Scriptures. For instance, I have been told many times, when offering correction to a brother or sister, that I was being judgmental and that the Bible says that we should not judge each other. Well, this is bovine scatology because there are several Greek words for “judge” and the one where Yeshua said not to “judge” really is rendered in the Greek to mean “condemn.” Yeshua went out his way (maybe because He knew that political correctness would reign someday) to tell us that we could judge; in that we can judge the fruit that another is producing. He stated that if that fruit was not good fruit; if it was counterfeit fruit on the tree; then those branches should be cut off. Paul further states that people that do such things should be shunned by the true believers until they come to repentance.

So you see, the enemy has infiltrated the church and adulterated scripture much like he originally corrupted Yahweh’s words to Adam and Chava which led to the fall of mankind from their originally state of godliness with Yahweh. In the same way there are charlatans running around today using the same tactics to divide the races. Bear in mind that there will probably always be divisions between races and peoples that live outside of Mashiach, but we see it is arising in the Fellowship of The Elect now and it is bothersome.

There are two high profile individuals out in the world that seem to like to race bait and divide whatever good can be done through the blood of Yeshua and the power of His saving Grace. Sadly, these two men call themselves “reverends” and because of this it appears to the world that they actually are true believers in Yeshua, thus making the world take hold of their message, whatever way they choose to present it at the time at hand. I will not put the title of “reverend” in front of the names of these two men because as far as I am concerned they are false shepherds and they sow the seeds of hatred and discord.

As I said before, we are able to and exhorted in scripture to look at the fruit of these men and it is permissible to also look at the foundation upon which they stand. If their foundation is faulty and others try to build upon it then those others are in danger of being on the rooftops of these men when the waves come crashing against their houses and could perish. If it can be shown that these men are evil and they do not have the best interest of people at hand then they should be exposed. I hope to show that these two men are plants of the enemy of Mashiach and that their goal in life is to cause division and to make a lot of money while doing that.

I feel that the actions of these two men are quite evident because every time they show up at an event they seem to pour the gasoline of hatred onto people and ignite them into a frenzied fire of hatred and riotous dissent. They seem to be quite adept at knowing just how far to go so as to ignite a riot but not place themselves into harm’s way or in the light of suspicion. They have ensconced themselves so well in the population which they pretend to support yet they do not live within the confines of that population and they seem to disappear when the peaceful demonstration turns into a riot. They then are heard as a voice of calm from without the melee and far from harm. It is true that Sharpton has been arrested a few times but it usually has been for civil disobedience, not the mayhem that comes later.

We first have to look at the title that they have bestowed upon themselves.

REVEREND:

Syllabification: (rev-erend)                                                                                                                   Pronunciation / ‘rev(a)rand, ‘rev(a)rnd

adjective

(usually Reverend)

  • used as a title or form of address to members of the clergy: the Reverend Jesse Jackson

noun – informal

a member of the clergy

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin reverendus  ‘person to be revered’, gerundive of revereri (revere) [http://oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/reverend]

We see from the definition that a “reverend” is someone is to be revered. But let’s look at the word “revered” to see what it means, and especially what the synonyms to this word are:

Definition of REVERE

To Show devoted deferential honor to: regard of worthy of great honor <revere the aged> <revere tradition>

Synonyms: adore, deify, glorify, worship, reverence, venerate

So a reverend is someone who should be shown deferential treatment. That means that you show him honor above others. Deference means to show respect and esteem that is due to an individual in regard to their status. However, since respect has to be earned, we need to esteem someone based on the content of their character as it has to do with the position that they hold. For instance, I hold General Patton in a high honor as a general because he proved himself to be a great general by his actions and his victories. If Patton was a loser then I would in not hold him in high honor. I hold David Wilkerson in high honor because he was an awesome man of Yahweh, but I do not revere him like I revere Yeshua. A simple look at the synonyms of “revere” seem to suggest that the person that holds the title of Reverend should be adored, deified, glorified, worshipped and venerated; all of these words suggest honoring a god-man rather than just a great man who has earned his greatness. To be labeled as “reverend” seems to me to be a far reach over the edge and almost blasphemous.

A few years ago I was speaking at a conference and the words that I spoke and that another speaker spoke also, offended a lot of people who did not hold to the doctrine that we were trying to show them. We were showing that belief in UFOs and extraterrestrials were in fact a religion and we tried that religion in a court using Biblical Scripture as well as the testimony of some scientists and former victims of alien abduction. In essence, we proved that the entities that masquerade around as “extraterrestrials” are in fact fallen angels. When it was all over, and those whom we offended complained to the Roswell City Council we were in effect banned from speaking at any city sponsored seminar. You see, we were firm in our assertion that what we believed was true and we were not going to bend or compromise. Compromise is always the sign of a weak individual and weakness should not be revered for sure but instead it should be seen bad character trait; one that should be dishonored, not honored.

There was another individual who was known by these same people as one who would bend and compromise. I overheard one of the offended people speaking out in the foyer and he said this; he said “that is why we like *** ****** because he is willing to not be so rigid and he doesn’t force things down our throats.” The “world” recognized this man because he was willing to agree with them in order to get into their good graces, to drink with them at bars and to compromise what he really believed (if he indeed did believe it) in order to be popular; and he was popular because of that. If you tell the truth in this world the world will hate you. If you compromise it will love you and parade you before everyone.

I said all of that to say this. These two people; Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton do compromise. Now, I am assuming that they have at least one sanctified bone in their bodies to make that statement. They wear the title of Reverend on their sleeve and they light up when they are announced with that title. The world reveres them because they appear to care about people and they are self appointed spokesmen for people. They are basically messianic figures for the black community, however they are not lambs, they are more like jackals in their character. In essence, if they truly are believers in Yeshua and His Gospel then they are at the very best trying to serve two masters and as we know from scripture, that is impossible. They want to wear the title of Reverend so that it appears that they are Holy Men, but the fruit that they bear is not good fruit, but rotten and stinking fruit, and their branches will be cut off one day.

So what about these men. When they are not walking around inciting people into a froth of riotous violence what are they doing to prove that they are holy men. Again, we have to look at their fruit. The foundation of a tree is its root system. If the foundation is corrupt then the rest of the tree will be corrupt also. Let’s look at a scripture that pretty well describes people like Jackson and Sharpton:

For, lo, I will raise up a shepherd in the land, which shall not visit those that be cut off, neither shall seek the young one, nor heal that that is broken, nor feed that that standeth still: but he shall eat the flesh of the fat, and tear their claws in pieces. Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened. Zechariah 11:16-17

We also must examine that Scripture says about the character and life of those who choose to be called a bishop or deacon. While the title of reverend is not mention in these scriptures we have to believe that these definitions must reflect on reverends also because in the ecclesiastical order a “reverend” lies between the offices of deacon and bishop. So what does Scripture say should be the demeanor of a reverend? Let’s see what Scripture says:

This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?) Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil. Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, no greedy of filthy lucre; Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience. And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless. Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things. Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well. For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus. 1 Timothy 3:1-13

We can get a glimpse of what a person’s character is by what they believe and/or endorse. Scripture says:

And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man. Mark 7:21-23

Aside from race, which I think everyone knows what Al Sharpton’s views are; what are his feelings about some of the more charged issues. Since Scripture says that life is sacred and that Yahweh is all for preserving life, what does Sharpton believe about abortion? Does he hold a Christian stance, which he should if he titles himself to be a Reverend. What about homosexuality, which the Bible says is an abomination? What are his personal thoughts?

Abortion:

Q: How do you feel about abortion?

A: I think women should have the right to choose what happens to their own life, body and choices. [Source: Concord Monitor / WashingtonPost.com on-line Q&A Nov 5, 2003]

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I want to conserve Roe v. Wade. [Source: Interview on FOX Mar 6, 2003]

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My religion says that abortion is wrong. And while I may believe that life begins when the sperm meets the egg, and that only God should decide whether to take a life, I will not stand in the way of a woman’s right to choose. If women do not have a right to choose, then it’s a civil rights violation. [Source: Al On America, by Rev. Al Sharpton, p. 89 Jan. 01, 2002]

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I would only appoint justices to the Supreme Court who are for women having the right to choose whether or not they will have an abortion. Now, I can believe something without having to impose my beliefs on others. That’s true separation of church and state. [Source: Al On America, by Rev. Al Sharpton, p. 89 Jan 1, 2002]

 So it’s pretty clear that Al Sharpton is all for abortion. He even chooses the decision of Roe vs. Wade and a woman’s right to her own body, over Yahweh and Scripture. Al is right about one thing, he has religion, not a relationship with Yeshua. Yet even with that, he states that his religion is against abortion, and, he states that only God can dictate when a person dies; yet he gives the political correct answer and says that if a woman is denied the right to what happens to her body (the PC way of saying abortion) then her civil rights are being violated. SO I guess that Al holds the civil rights in more reverence than he does Scripture, or the God of Scripture. Bad choice Al.

Views on Homosexuality:

Al Sharpton says that he is a American Baptist. What is the overall Baptist Church doctrine say about homosexuality?

As with most issues, there is a diversity of views of members of Baptist churches on homosexuality. However, the majority of established Baptist churches condemn homosexual behavior. Those Baptists who hold that homosexuality is sinful also teach that homosexual sin can be forgiven through Christ if repentance is shown.

Nevertheless, Baptists generally believe that homosexuality must be an issue that is approached with compassion and love. Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, emphasizes that: “Our response to persons involved in homosexuality must be marked by genuine compassion. But a central task of genuine compassion is telling the truth, and the Bible reveals a true message we must convey. Those seeking to contort and subvert the Bible’s message are not responding to homosexuals with compassion. To lie is never compassionate — and their lie leads unto death.” [http://www.albertmohler.com/documents/HomosexualityBible.pdf]

And in the words of the American Baptist Church itself, they state at the American Baptist Convention:

NOVEMBER 2005: “The General Board voted “To amend the document entitled We Are American Baptists by adding the following statement to the section A Biblical People: Who submit to the teaching of Scripture that God’s design for sexual intimacy places it within the context of marriage between one man and one woman, and acknowledge that the practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Biblical teaching” [http://www.abc-usa.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/homosexuality1.pdf]

Conversely, what does Al Sharpton believe about homosexuality?

Al Sharpton, a Baptist minister and Civil rights leader, during his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004 said that asking whether gays or lesbians should be able to get married was insulting: “That’s like saying you give blacks, or whites, or Latinos the right to shack up – but not get married […] It’s like asking ‘do I support black marriage or white marriage’. . . . The inference of the question is that gays are not like other human beings”. [Sharpton Chides Black Churches Over Homophobia, Gay Marriage, Dyana Bagby, Houston Voice, January 24, 2006]

And in an article written by Al Sharpton:

REV. AL SHARPTON ON GAY MARRIAGE DEBATE: EQUALITY INCLUDES EVERYONE

Opinion

by Rev. Al Sharpton March 27,2013 at 10:33 AM

Our founding fathers created a nation built on the power of its citizens and drafted the U.S. Constitution to guard against tyranny by any singular or majority power.

As Americans, it is up to each and every one of us to fight injustice and inequality when we are faced with it. Today, we are faced with such injustice in the form of discrimination against same-sex couples, who deserve the same freedom to marry as anyone else.

We cannot be part-time advocates for justice. When we fail to stand up to tyranny, we leave an opening for an attack on our own civil rights. The issue is not about being gay or straight but about the civil rights of Americans who are seeking to have the same rights and protections as their brothers and sisters across this great nation.

We can’t stand on the sidelines

Certainly, having the same rights and protections must apply to marriage: the cornerstone of our families, our neighborhoods, and society at large. We cannot stand on the sidelines as loving and committed gay and lesbians are denied the freedom to marry. Our fellow LGBT citizens are faced with discrimination in their jobs, their communities, and their everyday lives. Because of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and state laws like California’s discriminatory Proposition 8 legislation banning same-sex marriage, gay and lesbian couples are treated as second-class citizens.

That’s why the American people are demanding change. According to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, a bipartisan majority of Americans — 58 percent – already support the freedom to marry. That number leaps to 81 percent among voters under 30.

The African-American community has played an important role in our country’s evolution on this issue. Our president, as well as our religious, civil rights, and community leaders have increasingly recognized the similarity in our struggles – and the importance of standing together in the face of oppression. A majority of African-Americans now support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples and recognize that equal rights for gay and lesbian couples change nothing in our marriages, our churches, or our faith.

Gay marriage is not a threat to religious freedom

One of the key questions before the Supreme Court this week is whether the freedom to marry infringes on religious freedom. As a Baptist minister, religious freedom is something that I believe in deeply and feel is intrinsically woven into the fabric of our nation. But just as I believe that religious freedom allows me the freedom to preach and believe as I choose, it also means that I do not have the right to impose my beliefs on anyone else. It should not be within anyone’s power to tell a religious institution that they cannot marry a loving, committed same-sex couple in their faith.

I am urging the Supreme Court to end DOMA and to extend the freedom to marry to all couples: gay or straight. It’s the right thing to do, and it is crucial for our nation to affirm that we are a nation that values freedom and the equal treatment of all our citizens under the law.

Rev. Al Sharpton is president of the National Action Network and the host of MSNBC’s “Politics Nation.”  [Source: http://thegrio.com/2013/03/27/rev-al-sharpton-on-gay-marriage-debate-equality-includes-everyone/]

So it is very easy to see that Sharpton fails to see the divide between what belongs to Caesar and what belongs to Yahweh. He places civil rights over Biblical Scripture and the thoughts of the God that he pretends to serve.

As I clearly said above in this article; we cannot serve two masters. Scripture says so:

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Matthew 6:24

It is clear that Sharpton is trying to serve two masters. He wants to lean on his supposed Christian foundation but he also wants to champion civil rights by being the messiah for the African American Community. He wants to bear the title of one who is supposed to live in peace and teach others to live in peace while at the same time he whips individuals and crowds up into a riotous frenzy. He wants to have his cake and eat it too, so to speak. He is the antithesis of Dr. Martin Luther King. King was a man of peace and his actions showed it consistently. King’s drive and purpose was to bring people together and his marches were peaceful. King paid the ultimate price for being Godly; he paid it with his blood and nobody will ever forget the image of him; who he was and what he strove for.

SO WHAT ABOUT JESSEE JACKSON?:

Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. (born Jesse Louis Burns; October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Jackson]

I have read quite a bit about both Jackson and Sharpton. I think that if I was asked to talk to one or the other I would choose Jackson. Why do I say this? First, Jackson was actually educated in a Christian (well it might have been Christian back then but not now) University and he received an ordination from this school. He wasn’t ordained by a pastor friend like Sharpton was. Jackson studied and did his homework, so to speak.

Other reasons why I would prefer to talk to Jackson over Sharpton is Jackson has been involved in a variety of things. He once held public office. He has on several occasions flown to other nations and procured the release of political prisoners and prisoners of war. He just seems to give a damn about things rather than being only a rabble rouser.

Having said those good things about Jessee Jackson one has to look at the other side. He in addition to Sharpton seems to show up when high profile black vs. white issues come into the limelight. He reminds me of a shyster lawyer that follows ambulances so that he can give his card to the injured so that he can sue, sue, sue in the cases where he thinks he can get the camera time and moral kudos.

One such case is illustrated below and led to quite an embarrassment for Mr. Jackson:

Involvement in the Duke Lacrosse Team Controversy

In 2006, Jesse Jackson promised the Rainbow/Push Coalition would pay the college tuition for Crystal Mangum. Mangum made false rape allegations against members of Duke University’s men’s lacrosse team who had hired her as a stripper. Jackson said it would not matter if Mangum fabricated her story, the tuition offer would still be good. [http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/1091599/]

As it turned out Crystal Mangum did lie and during the trial her testimony was torn to shreds. Originally the news media had made this story out to be a poor black woman who was gang raped by a few white college students. When it was found out that the young woman was a avid liar, Jackson sort of left town with his tail between his legs. To make it seem like his actions weren’t politically motivated he offered to keep the tuition offer on the table for the false accuser. Would a true man of Yahweh do that? Personally, I would have retracted the offer simply because it was made in good faith to someone who it turns out was a disingenuous person. However, Jackson’s motivations were pure or whether they were to save face we’ll cut him some slack I guess.

We looked above at Sharpton and how he feels about some key issues that face out society and we saw that he failed in so many ways, at least from the standpoint of being a supposed “reverend.” How does Jackson’s character hold up where these issues are concerned? Is he a genuine and scripturally based man, or is he just another politically correct shill? Let’s look at his beliefs and some other character traits shall we?

Stand on abortion:

Although Jackson was one of the most liberal members of the Democratic Party, his position on abortion was originally more in line with pro-life views. Within one month after the 1973 Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, legalized abortion, Jackson began a PUSH campaign against the decision, calling abortion murder and declaring that Jesus and Moses might not have been born if abortion had been available in ancient times. Jackson’s strong rhetoric on abortion temporarily alienated one of his major supporters, Dr. T.R.M Howard, a black physician who made a living from performing abortions.In 1975, Jackson endorsed a plan for a constitutional amendment banning abortion. He also endorsed the Hyde Amendment, which bars the funding of abortions through the federal Medicaid program. Writing in a 1977 National Right to Life Committee News report, Jackson argued that the basis for Roe v. Wade – the right to privacy – was also a premise that had been used to justify slavery and the treatment of slaves on the plantations. Jackson and decried what he believed was the casual taking of life, and the decline in society’s value system. However, Jackson later adopted a pro-choice view that abortion is a right and that the government should not prevent a woman from having an abortion. [http://groups.csail.mit.edu/mac/users/rauch/nvp/consistent/   mccarthy_jackson.html]

So, at the beginning Jackson was set against abortion but as the tide of public opinion (at least according to the media) changed and stated that most Americans favored abortion Jackson’s opinion changed also. Seems like the tide of public opinion is more important to Jessee Jackson than Scripture, or Scripture’s God is. Another person that tries to serve two masters.

So what about Jackson’s “National Rainbow Coalition?”

Jesse Jackson was a Presidential candidate in both 1984 and 1988.

Jackson took on the idea of the Rainbow Coalition and ran with it. It its own, the idea of forming a political group for equal rights of minorities and the oppressed isn’t a bad idea and was probably needed according to many. However let’s look at the group and who it represented and even more importantly, the “expanded” group of persons that it became an advocate for:

The National Rainbow Coalition (Rainbow Coalition for short) was a political organization that grew out of Jesse Jackson’s 1984 presidential campaign. During the campaign Jackson began speaking to a “Rainbow Coalition”, an idea created by Fred Hampton, of the disadvantaged and welcomed voters from a broad spectrum of races and creeds.The goals of the campaign were to demand social programs, voting rights, and affirmative action for all groups that had been neglected by Reaganomics.Jackson’s campaign blamed President Ronald Reagan’s policies for reduction of government domestic spending, causing new unemployment and encouraging economic investment outside of the inner cities, while they discouraged the rebuilding of urban industry. The industrial layoffs caused by these policies hit the black and other minority populations particularly hard.At the 1984 Democratic National Convention on July 18, 1984 in San Francisco, California, Jackson delivered the Keynote address, entitled “The Rainbow Coalition”. The speech called for Arab Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, youth, disabled veterans, small farmers, lesbians and gays to join with African Americans and Jewish Americans for political purpose. Whereas the purpose of PUSH had been to fight for economic and educational opportunities, the Rainbow Coalition was created to address political empowerment and public policy issues.After his unsuccessful bid for the Democratic nomination in 1984, Jackson attempted to build a broad base of support among groups that “were hurt by Reagan administration policies” – racial minorities, the poor, small farmers, working mothers, the unemployed, some labor union members, gays, and lesbians. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow/PUSH]

Again, it would be a noble cause to champion for those who one thinks are oppressed; those who through unforeseen events, birth, race and economic reasons were seen to be oppressed. Let’s look however at these groups. Minorities are oppressed people who are denied rights because of race, creed or color. People of race and color are born into their race or color and discrimination against them is wrong no matter what way you look at it. People of creed (belief or philosophy) have taken on their belief’s because of philosophical or religious conviction and discrimination against them is wrong also; granted that their philosophy is peaceful and productive. The poor, small farmers, working mothers and the unemployed have been placed into their economic conditions because of societal conditions. Homosexuals, bi-sexuals and others who CHOOSE deviant behavior are discriminated against because their lifestyle goes against nature and especially against the Word of Yahweh. For a supposed “man of God” to champion for their rights and/ or their cause is plain wrong and not something that those who trust and love Yahweh should be involved in. We love the sinner but hate the sin. Hating the sin means we do not promote it or enable it in a person’s life; but Jackson seems intent on doing so, why? Perhaps because it is politically correct and like Sharpton, championing “civil rights” is more important to Jackson than championing the Word of Yahweh.

Jackson is Anti-Jewish and Anti-Israel and Pro-Muslim:

Jackson was criticized in the early 1980s for refusing to repudiate Louis Farrakhan, for his support of a Palestinian state, and for remarks made to a reporter where he referred to New York City as “Hymietown”. [Joyce Purnick and Michael Oreskes (November 29, 1987). “Jesse Jackson Aims for the Mainstream”. The New York Times.] [Larry J. Sabato’s Feeding Frenzy (July 21, 1998). “Jesse Jackson’s ‘Hymietown’ Remark – 1984”. Washington Post.] Note: Hymie is a racial slur toward Jewish people.

And in addition:

Jackson also made other remarks evidencing a negative attitude toward Jews including saying that Richard Nixon was less attentive to poverty in the U.S. because “four out of five [of Nixon’s top advisers] are German Jews and their priorities are on Europe and Asia”; that he was “sick and tired of hearing about the Holocaust”; and that there are “very few Jewish reporters that have the capacity to be objective about Arab affairs”. Shortly after President Jimmy Carter fired U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young for meeting with Palestine Liberation Organization representatives, Jackson and other black leaders began publicly endorsing a Palestinian state, with Jackson calling Israel’s prime minister a “terrorist”, and then soliciting Arab-American financial support [Frum, David (2000). How We Got Here: The ’70s. New York, New York: Basic Books. p. 273. ISBN 0-465-04195-7.]

And yet another thing:

Jackson has since apologized for some of these remarks, but they badly damaged his presidential campaign, as “Jackson was seen by many conservatives in the United States as hostile to Israel and far too close to Arab governments.” [Elliott, Justin (2010-12-16) A White House campaign funded by … Libya?, Salon.com]

In my estimation, anyone who is truly Born Again and has read Biblical Scripture and believes Bible Scripture to be the inspired Word of Yahweh all tend to believe that we are to stand by Israel. We don’t necessarily have to agree with what secular Israel does all of the time, but we are to stand with them, love them and pray for them. Jackson’s statements can only prove that he does not have a biblical knowledge of what is right and what is wrong. Again, he bears a title that says he should be revered as a sanctified man of Yahweh, yet he bears no fruit of being such, in fact, he is the antithesis of what a believer should stand for and support.

Member Of A Secret Society:

Another red flag that anyone with discernment should see is the fact that, where Jackson is concerned, he’s a Freemason:

On Memorial Day, May 25, 1987, Jesse was made a Master Mason on Sight by Grand Master Senter of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Illinois; thereby making him a Prince Hall Freemason. [http://www.phaohio.org/mwphgloh/likfm.html] [ The History of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Ohio F&AM 1971 – 2011: The Fabric of Freemasonry. Columbus, Ohio: Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Ohio F&AM. p. 414. ISBN 978-0615632957.]

I know I’ll get letters from Masons who will argue that the Masonic Fellowship is not Satanic but countless testimonies prove that it is truly Luciferian in nature and we know that Lucifer fell from grace to become Satan. If you’re a younger member, in the lower grades of Masonry, you’ll find out when you climb the ladder and I can only pray that you’ll have the gonadal fortitude to get out before it is too late. Here is a newsflash for Jessee Jackson and anyone who claims to be a believer in Yeshua and a member of the Masonic Lodge; you are serving two masters and if you don’t take that seriously you’ll end serving Satan and denying Yeshua and you’ll be damned forever. Don’t argue with me, take it up with Yahweh Yeshua. Jesus Christ, that is.

Summation:

Yeshua said that we are never to condemn anyone:

Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. Matthew 7:1-2

The Greek word for Judge in this passage, and in so many others is “krino” and in the proper rendering it means to “condemn,” or to “give a judicial decision.” There is no doubt that some who have read this blog entry will contend that this is what I have done. In effect, what I have written is opposite of what you might assert.

What I have done is what any good prosecuting attorney would do. I have brought evidence, citing sources, showing that Sharpton and Jackson are false shepherds and maybe in some ways false prophets.

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?  Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them. Matthew 7:15-20

Some might assert that Sharpton and Jackson have never claimed to be prophets. Well, that might be true, but the “New Testament Prophet” is different in some ways from what we commonly know as a prophet from the time before Yeshua. Let’s look at one meaning of the word “prophets,” mentioned the scripture above

prophētēs

in the religious assemblies of the Christians, they were moved by the Holy Spirit to speak, having power to instruct, comfort, encourage, rebuke, convict, and stimulate, their hearers

Of course, a false prophet, using the terms cited above of a prophet, would do the opposite of a person called to pastor people; they would conduct the following:

They would have the power to give false instruction, cause strife, enforce discouragement, rebuke in unrighteousness, condemn instead of convict and stimulate their hearers not into peace and love, but into hate and discord. Does this sound like Jackson and Sharpton, of course it does. Calling them false shepherds isn’t judging them, it is pointing out that they aren’t acting like a true shepherd appointed by Yahweh. Their own actions point them out for who they are.

It is interesting that the word “know” in the “know them by their fruits,” also denotes that by the actions of false prophets and teachers, we will know them to be false. The Greek word for “know” is:

epiginōskō

1) to become thoroughly acquainted with, to know thoroughly

a) to know accurately, know well

2) to know

a) to recognise

1) by sight, hearing, of certain signs, to perceive who a person is

b) to know i.e. to perceive

c) to know i.e. to find out, ascertain

d) to know i.e. to understand

So in essence, we can know who Jackson and Sharpton are by hearing what they say, seeing what they do and perceiving by certain signs that they themselves show us.

Sharpton says that he’s a Reverend but he whips people up into a frenzy to cause discord between black and Hispanics and whites. He does really nothing to foster peace and never really has anything nice to say about anyone who is not African American. He claims to be a man of Yahweh, yet he is opposed to Yahweh’s scripture where homosexuality and abortion is concerned. He has said more than once that he esteems “civil rights” over Yahweh’s opinion about the subjects above. He race bates and has done more to divide blacks and whites than anyone else in history. These are not the actions of a servant of Yahweh; they are the actions of a puppet of Satan.

Jackson is a mirror image of Sharpton but has done some good; hopefully for good reasons but maybe for image and political ambition. In addition to Sharpton’s plate of iniquity, Jackson also has a vile hatred for Jews and Israel and a unnatural love for Islam. He was probably an adherent to Christlam far in advance of Rick Warren. And lastly, Jackson is a member of the Masonic Religion; a person that is giving the air of serving Yahweh while at the same time serving Lucifer.

So there you have it. All of the fruit of these men served up on a dish for everyone to see. Know them by their fruit and know them for who they really are. They’re not what they purport to be, but if you judge them through any eyes other than Messiah’s eyes you probably won’t see their fruit and you’ll wholeheartedly disagree with the evidence that I’ve produced through my research. If that is the case, all I can do is pray that Yahweh opens your eyes. AMEN.

To any of you who don’t know the story, let me tell it to you in brief.

In December of 2005 I expressed a desire to go to Roswell to attend the “Ancient of Days” conference. I saw the line-up of speakers and wanted to hear what they had to say. Many of them were speaking from a Biblical aspect and that interested me, seeing that I had already been a freelance Christian UFO Investigator for many years. Hearing that I wanted to go, a man named Joe Jordan, who said that he was interested in my work asked me if we could share the expense of a rental car and bunk together. I had already read up on Joe and thought it would be a way to save money and meet this other researcher. I also wanted to meet a man named Jim Wilhelmsen, whose work, which seemed to be outlandish at the time, still interested me.

So I schlepped down to Albuquerque where I hooked up with Joe. We went out to get the midsized car that I had reserved and was met outside by a clerk who offered us a big Ford SUV at no extra cost. I accepted this offer of course after which we proceeded down to the place where all of the kooks and nuts hung out, or so we thought. We found out that a lot of Christians, or those who call themselves by that name also went down to Roswell to get answers. I met a few people whom I admire and three or four that I wish I had never met. It’s hard having the discernment of the Ruach Ha Kodesh around people who do not have this gift. I basically knew who the snakes were and who were true believers in Yeshua and had I tried to tell any of these new associates, whom I had just met what I had discerned, it would have caused them to label me as a troublemaker.

On or around the 4th of July in 2005 we met early in the morning with Dave Flynn, his brother Mark and others who came to Roswell with them. We were all heading out into the desert to the coordinates that David had calculated to be the actual crash site in 1947. David came to the coordinates by the use of sacred geometry which he asserted the enemy uses. In other words, break their math code and you could understand many things that the elites are doing. David explains it on the video that we recorded of him. It is located here if you want to check it out on YouTube.

So we were off to the desert on a day when the temperatures were forecast to go well over one hundred degrees. We followed David whose brother Mark carried a high grade GPS detector. Almost there, we had all of the guys pile into the SUV because the little car that David rented was not able to handle the ruts in the dirt road. We finally got close and parked the car; hiking in a couple of miles, aided by Mark’s GPS device. We got the first clue that we were not welcomed there when Mark’s GPS, which was tracking about nine satellites all of a sudden lost all of those satellites. The GPS was working fine but the satellites blinked out; and this happened twice. Mark assured me that it was basically impossible for that to happen. We noticed something else too; something that made me know that we were on the right track. It was very hot that day; however our trek both in and out of the area found us covered by a thin clouds that blocked a lot of the sun and made the journey more tolerable. When we got to the site the clouds disappeared as in a likewise fashion they did when we returned back to the truck. At the site there was a strong breeze that kept us cool the whole time that we were there. Yes, even though the enemy didn’t want us there, Yahweh wanted us there.

So why would Yahweh want us at the crash site? Why go to what many know to be an enemy stronghold? I asked myself that same question our first night in Roswell. I felt the unction of the Ruach Ha Kodesh to write something for our next day’s travel to the desert. I said, “Yahweh, all we’re doing is going out to the desert to see if David’s calculations were on par with what happened in that desert back in 1947. Why write something?” The answer came as I started to write.

Bless this land Lord. Turn it again unto thyself. Turn around all evil perpetuated by this place and the events that happened here and bring about good. Sanctify this land so that only Your Name will be magnified by its remembrance.

For many years this place has been associated as 1947. We proclaim it to be a symbol of 1948, which is when your prophetic time clock started again ticking. We proclaim it as a sign of the coming of the Son of Man.

We pray for a renewal for Roswell and all of the surrounding area. We pray for changed hearts and renewed minds. In the Name of Yeshua we claim Roswell for you. We place your banner over her residents. We claim her elected officials for you. We claim that her attraction toward Babylon will become an abhorrence of evil. We claim her occult businesses for you, that they may turn and become outlets of Holiness.

We stand here on this land in recognition that when two or more are gathered in Your Name, you are with us. We also recall your promise, that whenever we ask our Father anything in Your Name, we can rest assured that that purpose will become a reality…Amen.

We were going into the desert to perform Spiritual Warfare so that in time, Yahweh would possess Roswell. Someday Roswell, the bastion for everything UFO, would become the bastion for Yahweh.

 

We Were Not Alone:

What I wrote above can be found on our website but what I’m about to present is brand new; at least it is to me.

I got an email from a guy named Doug and in the course of his text he asked me if I had ever noticed that the video that I posted on YouTube actually had two UFOs in it? I wrote back and asked him where. He said that it was around 7 seconds and also 20 seconds into the video. I found the video on my computer and ran it through a movie making software and sure enough, they were right at the times where Doug said they would be. The first still shot shows a disk which is traveling so fast that in one frame it is to the left of David Flynn and in the second still picture it is leaving the frame, to the upper right:

 

Snapshot 1 (8-10-2013 4-44 PM)

Below is the second picture with the object leaving the frame in the upper right:

 

Snapshot 2 (8-10-2013 4-48 PM)

 

In the following picture a small “hockey puck” shaped UFO is just to the left of David’s face:

 

Snapshot 2 (8-11-2013 4-32 PM)

Of course, it is the contention of some that these “craft” are not real; that they are psychic manifestations at best, as are the abductions of people. Well, the camera doesn’t lie. These two objects sped through the frames very quickly, and invisible as far as we were aware, only to be caught on camera.

I regret so much that David Flynn never lived to see the objects that have been found in this video. I know that the presence of two different objects right at the beginning of this video would only prove to him more that his calculations were correct. The place that David’s calculations led us to is of high importance to the enemies of Yahweh. The thing is that now this piece of land, along with the whole area of Roswell have been claimed for Yahweh, in the name of Yeshua Ha Mashiach, so it severely hampers what the enemy wants to do there and also it causes everything that is done by the enemy to be used by Yahweh for His purposes and His finality in the history of the time/space continuum.

I have a feeling however, that when David passed from this life and into eternal life, that Yahweh Yeshua told him all that happened that day. David is one up on us because he has probably seen the end of all things like our Yeshua has. The mind that David was blessed with was incredible. Many people covet to be blessed in such a manner. David asked for wisdom and he was given incredible wisdom. He yielded himself to Yahweh to be used in wonderful ways and Yahweh honored David’s surrendering of will to Him.

And in addition to all of this, Yahweh is even more amazing, because in his infinite wisdom Yahweh made it so that David was born along with an identical twin whose name is Mark. Mark has taken the torch and is running with it. Yahweh is not finished using the Flynn family for his glory, not even close to being finished. David and Mark are being used to leave a legacy for Yahweh that will not only be used through their generation, but by many generations of Flynn’s to come, should Yeshua tarry in His return. What an honor it has been for me to be used by Yahweh for his purpose, and also to know David and Mark Flynn. I’m sure that when we all get to Glory we will be able to fellowship again, all of us together, and we’ll glory to know in visage the one whom we have had faith in all of these years. The best is yet to come.

We’ve been beaten to death with politicians and the politically correct telling us that Islam is “A Religion of Peace.” Yeshua said that you will know people by their fruit. The fruit of Islam is forced conversion, torture and death. People are only as good as the doctrine that they use for the foundation of their life. The list below shows the great gulf of difference between the doctrine of the Bible and the demonic doctrine of Islam:

Islam:

Mohammed was the prophet of war; Christ is the Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6-7).

Mohammed’s disciples killed for the faith; Christ’s disciples were killed for their faith (Acts 12:2; 2 Tim 4:7).

Mohammed promoted persecution against the “infidels”; Christ forgave and converted the chief persecutor (1 Timothy 1:13-15).

Mohammed was the taker of life; Christ was the giver of life (John 10:27-28).

Mohammed and his fellow warriors murdered tens of thousands; Christ murdered none but saved many (compare John 12:48.

Mohammed’s method was COMPULSION; Christ’s aim was voluntary CONVERSION (Acts 3:19).

Mohammed practiced FORCE; Christ preached FAITH (John 6:29,35).

Mohammed was a WARRIOR; Christ is a DELIVERER (Col. 1:13; 1 Thessalonians 1:10).

Mohammed conquered his enemies with the sword; Christ conquered his enemies with another kind of sword, the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God (Hebrews 4:12; Acts 2:37).

Mohammed said to the masses, “Convert or die!” Christ said, “Believe and live!” (John 6:47; 11:25-26).

Mohammed was swift to shed the blood of many (Romans 3:15-17); Christ shed His own blood for the salvation of many (Ephesians 1:7).

Mohammed preached “Death to the infidels!”; Christ prayed “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” (Luke 23:34).

Mohammed declared a holy war (Jihad) against infidels; Christ achieved a holy victory on Calvary’s cross (Col 2:14-15) His followers share in that victory (John 16:33).

Mohammed constrained people by conquest; Christ released people in love (2 Corinthians 5:14).

Modern terrorists derive their inspiration from Mohammed and carry out their despicable atrocities in the name of his god; Christians derive their inspiration from the One who said, “Blessed are the peacemakers” (Matthew 5:9).

Modern day disciples of Mohammed respond to the terrorist attacks by cheering in the streets; Modern day disciples of Christ are deeply grieved at past atrocities carried out by those who were “Christians” in name only (the Crusades, the Spanish Inquisition, etc.).

Many Muslims are peaceful and peace-loving because they do not strictly follow the teachings of their founder; Many Christians are peaceful and peace-loving because they do strictly follow the teachings of their Founder (Romans 12:17-21).

Muhammad said the Koran is authoritative only in Arabic, and only in his dialect; The Bible is authoritative in many languages, for God knows all things and can inspire His Word in more than one language.

Mohammed ordered death to the Jews (see A.Guillaume, The Life of Muhammad, Oxford University Press [1975], p. 369); Christ ordered that the gospel be preached “to the Jew first” (Romans 1:16).

The Koran says, “Fight in the cause of Allah” (Qu’ran 2.244); The Bible says, “we wrestle not against flesh and blood” and “the weapons of our warfare are not carnal” (Ephesians 6:12; 2 Corinthians 10:4).

The Koran says, “Fight and slay the Pagans wherever ye find them” (Qu’ran 9.5); Christ said, “Preach the gospel to every creature” (Mark 16:15).

The Koran says, “I will inspire terror into the hearts of unbelievers” (Qu’ran 8.12); Jesus says to Love your enemies and pray for them (Matthew 5: 43-47).

The Koran (Qu’ran) is a terrorist manual, which condones fighting, conflict, terror, slaughter, and genocide against those who do not accept Islam; The Bible is a missionary manual to spread the gospel of peace to the world (Romans 10:15).

Mohammed considered Christ a good prophet; Christ pronounced Mohammed to be a false prophet (John 10:10; Matthew 24:11).

Mohammed claimed that there was but one God, Allah; Christ claimed that He was God (John 10:30-31; John 8:58-59; John 5:18; John 14:9).

Mohammed’s Tomb: OCCUPIED! Christ’s tomb: EMPTY!

Islam must be received, or you can be killed for rejecting it: The Faith offered by Jesus Christ is for “whosoever will” to receive, and all men are permitted to reject it (Revelation 22:17, John 3:16).

Those who leave Islam can be killed in most Islamic nations; Those who leave the true Church of Jesus Christ are allowed to do so with no revenge.

Author Unknown.

UPDATE: This article was posted in 2013, over five years ago. A year to the day that the “Church Sucks” campaign came out it was revealed that the pastor was a charlatan. He was found to be in an extramarital affair with a female church member. His wife desired to save the marriage but the pastor refused to recant and remained with his adulterous whore causing his wife to sue for divorce. The pastor was disfellowshipped from the church and the last time I heard, is working as a layman. Lesson being, you don’t mess around with Yeshua’s sheep and false shepherds will always be revealed and shamed. Please continue reading to see what brought this all about.

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I was on the phone talking to my good friend Jim Wilhelmsen the other day. We were talking about how in our current day there seems to be so much heresy out there that it is hard to keep up with it anymore. No sooner did I get off the phone with him did I get onto Facebook and notice that some congregants of a local church here in Eugene had a brand new way of suckering people into their fellowship.

First off, let me say that I know that there are many reasons to leave a church. Oft times we hope that we will find the church that is tailor made for our needs and we never seem to find that church. One of the problems with that is that we go to churches looking for ways that the church can meet our needs when all along we should be going there to meet the needs of others. We often go to church to find a godly pastor. Believe it or not, there are good men out there who are as godly as one can get and the good ones acknowledge that it is Yahweh that makes them righteous. There are a few pastors who are humble and contrite and who listen to the Ruach Ha Kodesh for guidance and instructions for daily living.

However, on the flipside of the coin, there are many pastors who are into their “calling” for capital gain or to see who can build the biggest church in their town. To put it frankly, many pastors are in their field to build quantity instead of seeking quality. So, there are those who have attended churches like I’ve mentioned above who have faltered for the reasons that I have stated above or for any other number of misguided ways. Most people who have quit going to church are what we call, “once bitten, twice shy,” and they have been disappointed by what they have seen in churches and as far as they are concerned, they don’t want to see more hypocrites. These people are right in assigning that label to many Christians and churches. I’ve been burned so many times myself that I have quit numbering the times. I’ll have friends from the past call or write and ask me if I remember a particular circumstance or transgression that a particular pastor or church have committed and I am having a hard time remembering them anymore. Perhaps that is a good thing in that I am forgiving and forgetting, or maybe it is because things are getting so much worse that the past things seem trivial?

I was one of those people; the ones that refused to go back to church. I’d seen it all; the lying, cheating, the theft, the adultery and those who are outright false shepherds sent from the enemy of Yahweh. For a period of five years I refused to attend church because I was fifteen times bitten, sixteen times shy, so to speak. I had enough. For those of you who have been burned once or twice, you really are novices. I’ve been burned numerous times and I’ve even been kicked out of churches. Believe it or not, I was even excommunicated from the Assemblies of God, simply because I asked questions about improprieties. So if anyone dare say that I don’t know what I am talking about I would say that I can bet the whole pot and know that you would lose all of your chips because I am some sort of king when it comes to seeing awful pastors, parishioners and being rejected and written off as dead by supposed “good meaning Christians.”

The thing is that after a while Yahweh would show me that I was being unreasonable. He showed me that I was expecting Christians to live up to pure holiness and righteousness when that was impossible. Nobody is completely holy or righteous except Yahweh. I tend to be a perfectionist that realizes that I cannot possibly be perfect, but I often tend to try anyway, realizing my limitations. I expected others to live up to the personal goals that I set up for myself and when they failed, they were to blame. But NO, I was the one to blame because I was looking up to men instead of realizing the frailty of men whereas I should have been keeping my eyes on Yeshua, the author and finisher of MY faith. I was to blame as much, and probably more than the people I was blaming for the folly that I saw in the Church.

Now here’s the deal. When you have a genuine conversion in Yahweh through faith in Yeshua you develop the ability to hear from Yahweh. If you are truly His, and He wants you to attend a Church then he will work on you while you are not attending. I had to go through a period of sliding back in order for Him to reveal to me that I needed to fellowship with His believers, no matter what they were like. My period of time away from fellowship wasn’t great. Looking in retrospect, I was not a good person; I was miserable. I became self-righteous and thought that I was too good for most churches and my big mistake was that I thought I could survive alone. But, as I mentioned above; Yahweh finally broke through the varnish that I had painted on myself and he led me back to fellowship with Him and with other believers.

So, why did I say all of that. Okay, here it goes. Well, first let me say that I’ll sure be glad when Yeshua comes back and bring a right mind to His Church. I am getting soooo (misspelled intentionally) tired of seeing the perversions of His Word; the contortions of Scripture and the blatant lying that goes on between believers. I’m tired of seeing the false shepherds and the false prophets. I know that these people are a sign of the times and such. I think that bothers me the most and really wearies me is when people like me, who try to help people back to the straight path; when we are maligned, called liars, judgmental, lacking love and other number of titles that are bestowed on the watchmen of the current age. My flesh would just love to respond to these people that I just didn’t care anymore; that if they want to disobey Yahweh and suffer the consequences I just release them to that fate. However, when you love people, you just can’t do that and when you have a commission as a watchman you have to warn people, even right up to the time when the enemy thrusts the sword. To hear the words, “you’re being judgmental, leave me alone,” really rends the heart. To watch loved ones fall by the sword because they would not allow you to throw them a shield is truly heartbreaking.

This week I was greeted with the following news from a church that is the church home of some very good friends. Evidentially this church has gone on a new church growth campaign where they proudly proclaim, “Church Sucks.” They follow it up with the premise that many people have been hurt by people in churches. They want people to come to their church and just be loved. Here is the advertisement they were sending in the mail:

One+Love+Church+in+Eugene+(1)

 

Okay, there was a time when I would have agreed with this mailing. However, even though I was in a backslidden state I would still have seen through this rouse. I don’t know about you readers, but the word “sucks” is not one that I use lightly. I have never used it for good and if I was to ever use the word it would be to describe something that I would not participate in nor would I let anyone I care about participate in. In essence, this is a church saying that church sucks. Do they mean church as a building, or as an assembly of people or do they mean that the Body of Mashiach (the Church) sucks? Well, let’s see what they mean via the interview that they did with KVAL, a local television station:

EUGENE, Ore. – Church Sucks!
That’s the message one Eugene church has been mailing out to hundreds of homes across Lane County this month. 

Tony Crank is the senior pastor of The One Love Church in North Eugene. The church shares a building with Eugene Christian School.

Crank said his church has recently been embracing the philosophy that going to church simply sucks, and One Love wants to become a new church where people who have had bad church experiences in past can go to reconnect to their faith.
Among the changes:

  • Shorter services
  • Modern and contemporary worship music, at times featuring songs from Maroon 5 and Katie Perry
  • A pastor, not a preacher. Crank said he doesn’t like to preach at people.

“I just like to have a conversation with everyone, just like I do at the coffee shop if we were talking one on one,” he said.

In Sunday’s service, Crank used the phrase “don’t get your panties in a bunch” and even shared a story about how his dog urinated on his mother when she came to visit him recently. Later, he tied that in to a message about how the church is too quick to shame people for perceived sin.

Crank said his church at times will have sucky moments as well, and that he doesn’t want to be seen as judging other churches in the area. Instead, Crank said now is the time for the church to not focus so much on the sins of people but rather welcome them back in to a church home where they can grow in their faith. [Source: Aired on KVAL on 9/23/2013]

So, church sucks and people can go to One Love to reconnect with their faith? A good question to ask is did they have faith to begin with and who was their faith in? If you have faith in Yahweh then a bad church doesn’t necessarily make you leave your faith. Furthermore, did the person who needs to have his or her faith renewed originally have their faith in Yahweh or was their faith in a pastor or a church body? I’m not new at this church thing. I know that a lot of unsaved people go to church to feel better about themselves but hearing the message of the depravity of the human condition “should” cause a person to realize their need for salvation. In many cases they hear the first part and leave the church. Pride takes over right from the start. The person is “offended” causing to leave and never come back.

The interview continued and through it we gained the knowledge that in order to bring more people into the church for a faith boost, the church was going to implement some new changes including:

  • Shorter services
  • Modern and contemporary worship music, at times featuring songs from Maroon 5 and Katie Perry
  • A pastor, not a preacher. Crank said he doesn’t like to preach at people.

The average person is awake for 112 hours a week. That is waking up at 6AM and going to bed at 10PM every day. At least that is my schedule and I think that many of you will echo a similar schedule. A person of faith or one who is getting a faith injection, so to speak should be able to fit a couple of hours into their week for a good lesson and worship time. That leaves 110 hours a week for people to work, play, tend to their families and their lives.

Personally, I’ve been in churches in which the Ruach Ha Kodesh was allowed to minister to people’s souls and spirits and some have lasted an hour and others have gone for three or more hours. To put a time limit on what Yahweh would want to do in “His” church is placing limitations on the ministry of the Ruach Ha Kodesh; a charge that I wouldn’t want to hear when the books are opened in Heaven on the Last Day.

The news blurb went on to say that modern contemporary worship music would be played by Katie Perry and Maroon V. There have been many contemporary Christian singers over the past twenty or thirty years who would fit the bill better than Katie Perry (who has gone over to the demonic side) and another group that sings in generalities rather than the specific doctrines that have kept the Church “The Church” for so many years. To be fair, this is a problem in many churches, not just One Love. One has to search vast and wide to find a church that sings about being a wretched sinner saved by the Blood of Jesus, or songs of adoration that so many of us have found missing in the modern church.

Next up we have the words of the pastor; “ “I just like to have a conversation with everyone, just like I do at the coffee shop if we were talking one on one,” he said.

Okay, let me explain something. I’ve suffered many times sitting under pastors who have God Complexes. It stands to reason that I am adverse to that sort of individual. One thing must be understood however; the pastor is a shepherd, and the parishioners are the sheep. This is a biblical principal. Sure, it is okay for a pastor to sit one on one with one of the sheep, but the pastor isn’t one of the sheep in the local churches’ fold. No, he is a defender of the sheep and he reins them in when they go astray. The office of Shepherd is one that comes with an authority given from Yahweh. When a pastor stands behind a pulpit the sheep should be receiving something from the shepherd who in turn has received something that Yahweh wants the sheep to have. The shepherd fights for the sheep too; always watching out for lions and bear; or in the case of the Church, false doctrine and false prophets. This is sore lacking in most of the Church today. The pastor can be like a friend, but should always be like an older brother who has authority over his younger siblings. This is biblical folks, not me ranting.

As the interview progresses, the pastor says:

In Sunday’s service, Crank used the phrase “don’t get your panties in a bunch” and even shared a story about how his dog urinated on his mother when she came to visit him recently. Later, he tied that in to a message about how the church is too quick to shame people for perceived sin.

You know, I’m Jewish and what I find acceptable is sometimes different from what a gentile churchgoer finds acceptable. Jews tend to be off the cuff and painfully honest when it comes to speech. Some people would call us downright rude or crude. Now, having that air about me, why would the words in the paragraph above bother me? Well, it is speech that is uncalled for. It is speech using modern slang and vernacular in order to reach the unchurched. I tend to believe that Philippians the fourth chapter tells us what to think on and what to say:

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8

Here’s the deal. The pastor telling the congregation not to get their panties in a knot, and telling them a story about how their dog urinated on his mother is at very best distasteful. The media person says that the pastor used those analogies to talk about the Church being too quick to judge people. There was a much easier way to say that. He could have said, “the church is much too quick to judge people.” He could have talked about how the Pharisees judged Yeshua much too quickly or how the religious people judged the Apostles way too easily. There are way too many analogies from scripture that the pastor could have used instead of bringing women’s underwear and urinating dogs into the fray. Again, it seems like this pastor is becoming like the world in order to attract the world. Yeshua reminded us constantly that light had no fellowship with darkness, righteousness no fellowship with unrighteousness and that we can not serve two masters. With all of his warnings written in the Bible for us to observe, why do some think that they can somehow circumvent these very simple and very firm commandments.

The article goes on to say; “Crank said his church at times will have sucky moments as well, and that he doesn’t want to be seen as judging other churches in the area.”

Well, I’ve got news for Pastor Crank; it didn’t work, you have offended almost every church in Eugene and probably Springfield. How has this happened you ask? Well, Crank has asserted that the other churches are failing and that he has the method of correcting their failures. He has the method that people want to hear and that people can accept. You can’t come out and make the statement that church sucks because you automatically include every fellowship that claims to be a church or has Church in its name. Semantics is everything. Had Crank inserted one word into the title then he could have averted the bad press that this is bound to get him. He could have said, “sometimes church sucks.” In saying that he makes it not definitive and denotes that the practice of churchianity sucks, not that all the church’s other than his sucks. The fact that he puts a disclaimer on his notion shows clearly that he was aware that he would offend other churches.

At the end, the article quotes Crank as saying the following “Queen Mother of all New Age statements:

Crank said now is the time for the church to not focus so much on the sins of people but rather welcome them back in to a church home where they can grow in their faith.

Yeshua Ha Mashiach was quite emphatic about the importance of speaking about sin and hell. He knew that sin was the problem, hell was the destination; but by listening to Him and having faith in Him is the solution. You CANNOT have a solution without having a problem first; it doesn’t work mathematically, socially, morally or any other way. To have a solution without a problem is utterly insane, yet so many pastors and churches attempt to do this. How could a person read their Bible and not come up with the conclusion that you have to show the problem before you can have the solution.

Let’s look at math, shall we. If I come to you and say “equals 100” I leave you wondering what I am talking about. There are hundreds of equations that could be used to equal that answer. Now, I have only one problem in mind, but there are many avenues. In the religious world, Yahweh has only one way to Heaven, and that is through the Blood of Yeshua and faith in Yeshua. I know that in my mind, the only problem that works for the value of 100; the problem of 50 + 50 is the right answer. You can pick 40 + 60 or 90 + 10 but those would not be the correct answer because I was the one who thought of the sum and what I wanted for the numbers to equal that sum. You could use one value, that of 50 all by itself and that would not be right. In the same way, you have to have sin in order to know what you are being redeemed from.

Here’s another way to look at it. This recently happened to me, by the way. I had someone tell someone else that they forgave me. The message was relayed to me of course. I racked my brain for a whole day trying to think of what this person could have forgiven me of. In the end, I realized that this person had perceived that I had wronged him. His perception was wrong so therefore there was nothing for him to forgive me. Had there been an offense I would have welcomed the forgiveness, but without offense there was no reason to thank him for forgiving me. See, there had to be an offense for the forgiveness. To state that a pastor or church was not going to address sin so much is to explain love, grace and forgiveness without telling them the reason for that love, grace and forgiveness. It makes salvation seem like it is being given by a god who held a grudge but never told humanity what the grudge was. It makes Yahweh cold and impersonal; someone who capricious and downright sarcastic. I know that Yahweh is not such a God.

During his short ministry on Earth, Yeshua talked more about sin and hell than he did any other subject. Yes, he talked about love a lot, but not as much as sin and hell. If Yeshua was so focused on those two things it must mean that those things are very important to Him, and of course it comes to his forgiveness; you have to know the offense that you’re being forgiven of.

In conclusion, this world is messed up and so is the Church. Yeshua called us out of the world but the church so quickly forgets that we are to remain outside of the world. We are not to become like them by adopting sales pitches or mimicking their ways to attract them. How can darkness attract darkness. Do moths fly toward darkness? No, they fly toward light. Yeshua made references to His Believers being lights on the bushels, cities on the hill; and he talked about light chasing away darkness. It is time for pastors like Crank and others to stop compromising with the world. It is time for them to trust Yahweh to bring people into the Church. And how does that happen, you ask? It is by being obedient to Yahweh and loving Him and loving each other more than we love ourselves. We can make wrong choices sometimes. It is possible to love someone right into hell. However, it is a faithful father  that disciplines his son and it is a faithful brother that tells his fellow brother that he is in error. What I often tell people is that I would rather have them hate me for telling them something that will pluck them from the jaws of hell rather than not warn them out of fear of confrontation and seeing them pointed in the direction of hell on judgement day. Now there’s something to chew on for a while.

You know, I really get a kick out some people. They will write the most asinine things on the internet and then when they are challenged by their incorrect use of words and such; they will counter with the phrase, “it’s just semantics,” which they use to blow you off. I seriously doubt that many of them have ever read the meaning of semantics let alone used it the correct way. Simply put, the meaning of the word “semantic,” is:

Semantics: noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ si-‘man-tiks\

: the study of the meanings of words and phrases in language

: the meanings of words and phrases in a particular context

The meaning that is used as the “blow off” comment usually applies to the second meaning of the word; meanings of words and phrases in a particular context. We have to wonder however, if their use of the word is proper or not proper and if it applies to the case at hand.

A few of us have studied scripture for several decades and we know that the Bible is the inspired Word of Yahweh; that it is a living Word and able to cut asunder, dividing the bone from the marrow, the soft tissue from the hard tissue and that it can be used for reproof and correction. Because of these things, you just can’t state something and then back up your words with, “it’s just semantics brother.” As we read in the definition of “semantics,” it is using words in proper context, not as some sort of word bingo that allows you to grab any word you want and place it into any context.

It is sad how Christians tend to mimic the world when it should really be the other way around. The world likes to pervert words and meanings. We have seen this in our current day like never before. Here are a few of those words:

awful: In the 1300s it originally meant “inspiring wonder” and was a short version of “full of awe”. But now the word has purely negative connotations.

Husband: The Old German words “hus” and “bunda” mean “house” and “owner”.

“Husband” originally had nothing to do with marital status at all, except that home ownership made husbands extremely desirable marriage partners in the 13th century.

The slang shortening it to “hubby” was first used in the 1680s.

Matrix: You may be thinking of Keanu Reeves in his 1999 hit sci-fi movie. But in reality “matrix” comes from the 14th century French word meaning “pregnant animal”.

The list goes on and on where these corruptions of the language are concerned; and just in our lifetime too:

Bad: used to mean bad but now it means something that is maliciously good.

Groovy: was an adjective that described something that had grooves; now it means something cool.

Cool: used to mean the opposite of warm; now it is something that means good and acceptable.

Queer: used to mean odd or strange; now it means homosexual. This one might not be so far off.

Gay: used to mean happy and carefree; now it means homosexual.

Christians are not immune from perverting words; albeit most of the perverting is done through ignorance and not blatant disregard for the Word of Yahweh. Let’s look at two words that seem to be abused these days:

Replenish: used to mean to fill with persons or animals; to supply fully; to fill with inspiration and power.

Quite a few theologians today use the new meaning of the word, which means to “fill again.” Many people who believe in an “old Earth” use this perversion to enforce their belief that either Yahweh used evolution to bring about our current creation; or, they say that there was a pre-Adamic creation that existed before Yahweh created the “present” heaven and earth. To use the old and original meaning, one can only come to the conclusion that Yahweh was telling both Adam and Noah to “fill” the earth with people, not to refill the earth.

The word that is probably the most misused is the word GRACE.  The Grace of Yahweh seems to be one of the most abused gifts that He has afforded to us. Before we can go into that, we have to see exactly what Grace is. Grace is found in both the Tanakh (Old Covenant) and the Brit Hadasha (New Covenant). The definitions of both are as follows:

Old Covenant – Hebrew: chen  (khan) – favor, acceptance

And New Covenant – Greek: charis (kah – rees)

  1. that which affords joy, pleasure, delight, sweetness, charm, loveliness: grace of speech

  • good will, loving-kindness, favour
    1. of the merciful kindness by which God, exerting his holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, keeps, strengthens, increases them in Christian faith, knowledge, affection, and kindles them to the exercise of the Christian virtues

  • what is due to grace
    1. the spiritual condition of one governed by the power of divine grace

    2. the token or proof of grace, benefit
      1. a gift of grace

      2. benefit, bounty

  • thanks, (for benefits, services, favours), recompense, reward

The KJV translates Strongs G5485 in the following manner: grace (130x), favour (6x), thanks (4x), thank (4x), thank (with G2192) (3x), pleasure (2x), misc (7x).

Since most of the people who read this and may take offense at it will only have regard for the New Covenant, we shall only look at the Greek meaning. First, let’s look at a typical scripture that uses Grace, which so many people cite:

For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace. Romans 6:14 KJV

The word for “grace” that is used in the scripture above is “charis,” and according to the word usage and Strongs Concordance, the meaning of “charis” in this particular scripture is: that which affords joy, pleasure, delight, sweetness, charm, loveliness: grace of speech.

So, Believers in Yeshua aren’t under the Law, which is quite clear, but they are not under “immunity” either. According to this scripture, Believers are under Yahweh’s joy, pleasure, delight, sweetness, charm, loveliness and his speech to us in Grace. In turn, the definition also suggests that believers should also have those attributes because we are not under the Law.

The problem today is that many people equate Grace with immunity. When people are immune from a law it means that a particular law does not apply to them. Theoretically, in our society, all people are subject to all laws and no one is immune. With the free fall into lawlessness we see people being granted immunity for this or that law and it bothers anyone who has agreed to obey all of the laws.

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:17-20

Now, let’s look at two scenarios, one earthly and one earthly/heavenly:

In our first scenario, we have the laws of the land here in the United States. Let’s look at traffic laws, shall we. Those of us who drive know about stop signs. They are annoying little placards but they’re a necessity. They keep people from getting killed at busy intersections. In our scenario, let’s assume now that our dad the circuit judge for our district and we think that we have power and authority because we’re his kids. We figure that we’re immune because of our familial status. We’ve run the stop sign many times and we’ve never been pulled over by the police and cited for our violation. We assume that if we do get caught, our dad will intercede for us, so we just keep on breaking the Law. Even though our dad is in his high position, and he can pull our proverbial fat out of the fire, the Law still exists. We have grace through our dad because he loves us.

So we run the stops sign and it causes us to be injured in a car accident and two people in the other car were seriously hurt. We don’t know why we’re worried about this; after all, our dad is the circuit judge and he’ll find us innocent; he’s our dad, he won’t fail us.What we didn’t bank on is that our dad knows that he is bound by the law. Although he can show us grace, he’ll have to allow us to go through the court process and if we’re found guilty, he’ll have to let us pay the price that we owe to society. The verdict comes in and the jury has found us guilty of reckless manslaughter. They have determined that we must serve a sentence of ten years in prison. We look to our father, and we ask him what happened. He explains to us that even though he’s the magistrate, he cannot override the law. He will still love us and we will always be his children; and he has even expressed that he will receive us when we are let out of prison; but he will not alter the course that has happened.

For our second scenario let’s throw a religious element into the mix. Joanne is a lovely woman of Yahweh. She grew up in a Christian family, accepted Yeshua as her Lord at an early age and has walked with her Lord throughout her life. She was a strong believer and knew right from wrong and she believed that the Bible is the Word of God. She has however gotten a warped sense of grace and she sees it as a way to fellowship with the world and still retain her status with Yahweh. Joanne has always known that tattoos aren’t really what Yahweh would want her to do, but everyone else seems to be doing it so it must be okay. She wants to be like her friends, both worldly friends and Christian friends, all who are getting tattoos. A man of Yahweh approached Joanne in Church and showed her a scripture in Leviticus where Yahweh says that such things are not to be done; however Joanne knows better and tells the man that she is under grace and that the Old Testament has been fulfilled in Yeshua.

Joanne has gone through a divorce and has children. Her life has changed during the months since the man approached her at church. She has dated from time to time, but it never seems to work out. The men she dates say that they are believers, but they always seem to prove otherwise. She has been interested in a guy at church, and has let him know that she’s interested in him. He has explained to her that normally he would be interested in her, however, he does not find tattoo’s on a woman’s body appealing and he sees them as an ungodly thing to do. Joanne becomes defensive and labels the man as judgmental. Joanne finds out some more bad news that week. For the past few months she’s been run down and she’s felt sick. She went to the doctor last week and the doctor performed some tests. The tests came back and revealed that Joanne has Hepatitis “C” and that her liver is damaged. She has learned that this disease has no cure and that it will ultimately kill her. Joanne, being a smart woman, does some research and finds out that other people who got their tattoos from the tattoo artist that she used, have all come down with hepatitis C. The artist didn’t clean his needles well enough and has infected several people.

Joanne begins to grow angry at everyone; everyone except herself. She blames the tattoo artist for the disease. She blames her friends who talked her into getting the tattoo. She even blames Yahweh for allowing this to happen to her. What Joanne didn’t bank on is that fact that even though believers in Yeshua are saved from damnation, they are not necessarily saved from the results of actions that they take in this life. She mistook the meaning of grace as being immunity for her bad choices and didn’t see that grace means that we are saved from hell and spiritual death, and that it made Yahweh happy to save us from those things. She begins to reflect on what the man in church told her, and even on what the Ruach Ha Kodesh told her all of these years; that your sins will find you out.

What about sin? Is getting a tattoo a sin? We have to turn to scripture to find out:

You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you: I am the Lord. Leviticus 19:28

Many people see the Tanakh as being antiquated; as null and void because of what Yeshua did on the cross. They cannot comprehend that Yahweh gave those Laws to Israel for a reason. Yahweh knew that tattooing is a pagan thing to do. Yahweh knew that people can get blood born diseases from tattoos. Yahweh said not to make graven images and He knew that putting paganism on a believer’s skin sets them apart for paganism and not for Him. Yahweh knew that tattoo’s displease him. Joanne knew that Yahweh stated “Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, today and forever. Joanne failed to realize that the same voice that spoke the Torah to Moshe was the same voice that uttered “it is finished,” from the Cross. Joanne was told all of her life that her body was the Temple for the Holy Spirit, however she decided to put graffiti on Yahweh’s temple:

Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are. 1 Corinthians 3:16-17

I am quite confident that the Apostle Paul was dealing with those who saw “grace” as a “get out of jail free” card. I know this because of the following scripture:

All things are lawful for me, but all things are not helpful. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any. Foods for the stomach and the stomach for foods, but God will destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. And God both raised up the Lord and will also raise us up by His power. Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them members of a harlot? Certainly not! Or do you not know that he who is joined to a harlot is one body with her? For“the two,” He says, “shall become one flesh.”But he who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with Him. Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body. Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s. 1 Corinthians 6:12-18

What Paul is saying at the beginning of that scripture can be summed up in modern English like this, “I’m under grace, so I can do anything I want; I’m under grace, but I will not allow myself to do anything that displeases Yahweh.”

What many people fail to realize is that Yeshua fulfilled the Torah, He never said that he came to abolish it. Let me post that scripture again; hopefully from the lips of Yeshua to your ears and heart:

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:17-20

Yes, Yeshua fulfilled the Torah in that we no longer have to sacrifice to make atonement to Yahweh. And it is true that the legal aspect of the Torah has been fulfilled; for instance, we no longer stone people for being false prophets (although maybe that one should still be around). However, the laws for healthy living, social living, the Sabbath and the Feasts are still alive and well and should be observed.

I have written this because Yahweh has put it on my heart. Our words are not to be semantics and our thoughts are not to be mixed with psychobabble. We’re to speak the truth – all the time! We’re supposed to love our brothers and sisters, even if that means giving them a harsh word. I am so tired of hearing, “you have to do it in love.” I do believe that more people have been loved into hell whereas a stern rebuke would have saved their souls. I’ve seen more supposed “believers” in Yeshua run amok because good meaning people who would give them a word are suppressed by the notion that correcting a brother is wrong and that everyone is under grace. The great “grace debate” has been around from the start of the Church of Yeshua, and it will probably continue until the return of Yeshua. The thing that every believer in Yeshua has to determine is whether we’re going to live under the dictates of those who abuse grace, or whether we’re going to walk in the power of the Ruach Ha Kodesh and just speak what Yahweh wants us to speak, and act as Yahweh wants us to act. Political correctness is a tool from the very pits of hell and it has NO place in the Church of the Faithful in Yeshua.

I was driving around yesterday before school and had sort of a revelation. Perhaps I should call it a re-revelation. Let me explain.

Over the years I have fallen into the trap that many believers in Yeshua fall into. For some reason we tend to fall into the lie that Yahweh promised us a rose garden. That could be not farther from the truth. Yeshua promised us peace, comfort and rest, but what many fail to realize is that he promised that we would have those in times of persecution and severe trouble. He promised that there would be times when we would be persecuted, put out of the synagogues (and churches), and we would even be killed for our faith. He didn’t promise that we would have nice cars, nice houses, a very happy family and he certainly didn’t promise that in this world we would have peace.

As I said, I was driving around yesterday and I was getting frustrated. Frustration has been more on my plate lately, especially given the fact that our family, like most others in America today, is in a financial quandary. We’re not starving and we have a modest roof over your heads and yes, we have a couple of aging cars; but we are not in dire straights. It is however not like it used to be, where prosperity tended to just drop out of the sky, so to speak. To make stress a bit more present, the funds that I had coming in while in school ceased for the current time until something can be resolved on a government level. There is also some upheaval in our family at the current time and there is quite a bit of stress. So you see, there are reasons for frustration, so to speak.

You readers have to understand that I, like many others, sort of change when I’m driving around. For some reason, driving brings out the worse in me. It isn’t driving per-se, but putting up with other drivers that sometimes makes me wish that me and all the other drivers were in a demolition derby at that time. I learned to drive in California and have driven in many states of this great land. In California and back in the Northeast we learned to drive defensively and in a dog-eat-dog fashion. In essence, you learn to become assertive but courteous at the same time. At least that is what I learned to do. In Oregon however, all rules that I learned go out the window. The drivers in my new state are without a doubt the worse drivers ever, anywhere. If you need a picture, just imagine a place where you feel like the only normal driver and all other drivers have taken Quaalude’s before they went out to drive. They all seem to be in a fog, like time doesn’t matter; in a slow motion world where everybody has “tortoise nervosa.”

Yesterday I exited our 55 and over community (which in itself makes life interesting) and headed out onto the road. It seemed that all of the drivers on the main street timed it just so that I could not pull out onto the street. Next, I came to a traffic light where the slowpoke in front of me timed is just so that he got through the light and I had to stop. After that, some wonderful soul decided about 500 feet from his turn that he was going to almost stop before he in fact turned. The next two traffic lights turned out like the first one that I mentioned and by that time I got mad; but at the same time I noticed that Yahweh was going to talk with me.

Yes, I heard that still-small voice within me speaking to me. It wasn’t just about the traffic conditions, but all of the conditions that have come up recently. You see, I had actually had the audacity to think that because I believed in Yeshua, and tried my best to follow his words in my life, that I had some special mojo when it came to life. Although scripture clearly states that Yahweh allows the rain to fall on the just and the unjust equally; I figured that I was some sort of special case where that would not happen.

Furthermore, I came to the re-realization that everything that happens will happen because Yahweh knew it would happen before he ever founded the world and created this selfish little servant. If I was able to get through that light, or if I had to stop for that light, it was all preordained. When the family is in upheaval and it seems like others are getting justice while the just people are being scat upon it is all for a reason. When the finances stopped this month and I had to sell my possessions to have money for food and rent it was for a reason. Maybe Yahweh didn’t want me to have those things? Maybe he wants us to be able to trust in HIM more? Maybe Yahweh is getting us prepared for a time when we will truly have nothing.

A lot of people are going through things these days. Some are experiencing divorce and/or your spouse left you for what you feel is an unjust reason. Maybe you had to leave your spouse because of abuse or whatever reason. Perhaps Yahweh didn’t want that person in your life anymore. Perhaps he knew that down the road that other person would harm you or cause you to walk away from HIM. Maybe He has something better for you. Maybe you lost money in the stock market? Well, maybe he doesn’t like you gambling and he got you out of it to bring you to a higher truth. Apply this type of thought to whatever you are going through.

You see, this world is set up on what “the gentiles seek.” If we are walking with Yeshua we are to be seeing the things that the world is doing, we need to see what they lust after, and we need to turn about-face and walk the other way. The world wants the big cars, the nice houses, the money and everything else worldly. We need to find rest in Yeshua, who will comfort us when we are persecuted or denied the things that we truly need. We need to realize that in Yahweh’s eyes, everything that we’re going through has already happened. We need to think outside of linear time and start looking at things like Yahweh looks at them. He will see us forward to the end, and if we endure to the end, we shall be saved. In closing, let’s look at what Yeshua said:

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Matthew 6:24-34 KJV

There are well  meaning Christians everywhere. There are some well meaning Christians that will listen to everything that is coming from the pulpit and they will accept those things as being God’s only truth because there is a man of God teaching them. In a recent conversation with a friend on Facebook, I was told (after questioning the antics of Rick Warren) that Rick Warren was a good man because, “our pastor is friends with Rick and he espouses him often). I’ve learned a long time ago not to even try to confront such an attitude. Simply put, trying to make such a person see the truth is very hard and I leave it up to praying to Yahweh in their regard so that He can show them the truth.

One of the things that many Christians will enforce is that we need to pray for our leaders. They cite that Scripture tells us to do just that.

I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth. 1 Timothy 2:1-4

When it comes to people like our current leader, I have a hard time praying any sort of good thing for him, or any of those who are in agreement with him and their puppeteers who pull their strings. I cannot pray good things for a man who is arming and supporting our enemies. I cannot pray for someone who is giving aid and comfort to Muslims who are killing our brothers and sisters on a daily, almost hourly frame of time. I cannot pray good prayers for a man who would destroy belief in Yahweh so that he can promote a Muslim Caliphate in our land. Now, I didn’t say that I wouldn’t pray for such people. I just said that I cannot pray good for them. Sure, I would desire that our leader and his  minions would be saved, but I am also a realist and being so I realize that there are two seeds; the seed of Adam and the Seed of the Serpent, and the latter are probably not redeemable. I can hear many mice being clicked right now; hitting the back button to escape this blog. However, if you are a person who can see truth from fiction and you can discern good fruit from  bad fruit, and you know that there are truly reprobate people in this world, you know that what I have said is right, and you cannot argue with it. Some would say, “give me scriptural proof that some people are born bad!” The first scripture shows that there are indeed two seeds, one good and from Yahweh, the other fathered by reprobate people:

 And the Lord God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. Genesis 3:14-15

The following scriptures show that there are some people who are born bad:

While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled. John 17:12

And:

Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God. Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things? 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. 2 Thessalonians 2:3-10

Note that in the scripture in Genesis, the serpent is told that he will eat dust all the days of his life. Note also that dust is what mankind was formed from. Could this be a hint that the seed of the evil one will always be in warfare with Yahweh’s seed in an attempt to try utterly destroy it? Food for thought, at the very least. And lastly, if you get nothing else out of this section, realize that the Greek word for perdition means “destruction.” In essence, they are “sons of destruction.” Can the fact that they are born for evil finally sink in now?

So now I can imagine that there are those who will say that it is impossible to know who is utterly evil; to know who isn’t redeemable. Well, there is a way that we can weed certain people out:

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Matthew 7:15-19

The words of Yeshua, our savior and our redeemer, by His own words, told us that there would those would be deceivers, and they would deceive so well that it would be hard to discern who is who. He was faithful to show us a way to tell whether a person is for Him or for the enemy. If you and I were friends and every time we were together I would beat you up so that you were close to death, would I still be your friend? If this happened time after time would you think that I was a righteous person, or would you think that I was someone you didn’t want to have fellowship with anymore. Would not my fruit, the behavior that I have shown toward you show you that I was only feigning friendship with you just to have access to you so that I could beat you to a pulp?

So, getting back on the subject. When a politician is in office and they say that they are there to represent you, and they say that they want only what is good for you; yet, they do everything in their power to destroy you, your family, those you love and and your faith, doesn’t it seem to reason that this person (people) are lying to you and they are not out for your personal welfare? It is time for Christians and Jews to wake up and realize that the US Government is no longer the protector of our rights and they certainly are not out to guard our freedom to worship Yahweh. It is time for Christians and Jews to come to the realization that the (almost said “our”) government is run by those who hide in the shadows; a shadow government of elites who want to destroy everything and everyone that Yahweh holds dear. And, another truth is that there hasn’t been any true freedom or liberty in our land in very many decades. My dad and my grandfather both told me that the United States that they lived in was not the one that they grew up in during their youth. My grandfather was born in 1906 and became 20 in 1923. That means that this nation has been under the leader of the puppeteers since at least the second decade of the last century. Do you get what I’m trying to say?

Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:11-12

Note by the scripture above that we are in a war. We’re not told to stand idle or be defenseless civilians on the home-front. We’re told to put on armor, to carry a shield and sword and to wrestle against the enemy when it becomes necessary. We’re also told that there are people who are sold out to spiritual wickedness, powers and principalities. Sure, the politicians are puppets, but so are the people in the shadow government and so are the elites. They have their strings manipulated by unseen forces. They are not innocent victims of the unseen powers however, no, they are willing participants and have probably been born into generations of wickedness; those who can probably trace their ancestry back to Nimrod or before. These are reprobate people, sons of perdition.

So, how do I pray for our leader and all of his sycophants? That is easy really; there are two approaches to pray. The first way to pray is for Yahweh’s will to be done in their lives. If it is Yahweh will for any of them to be saved, then they will be saved. If is his will for them to continue unto destruction then that is his will for them. Secondly, I pray David’s psalm which he prayed for those who were set against his destruction. The psalm is Psalm 109, and it aptly applies to those who oppose Yahweh and Yahweh’s people. And, if you are one of those who will try to throw the “David was in the Old Testament and not under Grace” curve ball, let me remind you that Yahweh Himself called David a “man after my own heart.” In closing, I present you with Psalm 109:

1. Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;

2 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

3 They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause.

4 For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.

5 And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

6 Set thou a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand.

7 When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin.

8 Let his days be few; and let another take his office.

9 Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.

10 Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.

11 Let the extortioner catch all that he hath; and let the strangers spoil his labour.

12 Let there be none to extend mercy unto him: neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children.

13 Let his posterity be cut off; and in the generation following let their name be blotted out.

14 Let the iniquity of his fathers be remembered with the Lord; and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out.

15 Let them be before the Lord continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth.

16 Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.

17 As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

18 As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

19 Let it be unto him as the garment which covereth him, and for a girdle wherewith he is girded continually.

20 Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from the Lord, and of them that speak evil against my soul.

21 But do thou for me, O God the Lord, for thy name’s sake: because thy mercy is good, deliver thou me.

22 For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.

23 I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.

24 My knees are weak through fasting; and my flesh faileth of fatness.

25 I became also a reproach unto them: when they looked upon me they shaked their heads.

26 Help me, O Lord my God: O save me according to thy mercy:

27 That they may know that this is thy hand; that thou, Lord, hast done it.

28 Let them curse, but bless thou: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let thy servant rejoice.

29 Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.

30 I will greatly praise the Lord with my mouth; yea, I will praise him among the multitude.

31 For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

I was in a video store about five years ago down in California. It is sort of strange to reflect back on that day for two reasons. The first reason for my strange feeling about that is that it is very hard to find video rental places anymore; they’re rapidly becoming a thing of the past. If you’ve ever been in one of those stores you know that the people employed by such places are usually teenagers. The second strange thing that I noticed is that the clerk that helped us was a teenager, but he treated us with respect and he spoke like someone who was out of place in his own generation. I was so taken back that I made the comment that he was an pleasant oddity; he was respectful and treated people with dignity. The young man commented and said that he was told that a lot and that he was aware of the fact that he was a member of a very small member; a remnant so to speak, of decent kids in his generation. We left the store and I remarked to my wife at the time, that this kid was remarkable and that his demeanor showed me that perhaps there is hope for his generation. I also remarked that he would probably suffer a lot of persecution at the hands of the majority of young adults who live contrary to him.

I grew up in the 60’s and 70’s of the last century. During that time the Hippies and other liberals were running around yelling “don’t trust anyone over thirty.” To those people, anyone over the age of thirty was intolerant and unbending toward new ways of looking at thing. The good thing about people my age is that we were too young to be associated with the Hippies and way too young to be associated with those over thirty. We fell into some sort of gap. People my age might not have agreed with the hippies (well, most of anyway) and we more identified with those who the hippies reviled. Most of the people that I know, people my age, finally saw that dope smoking was wrong and we quit. Many of us quit smoking cigarettes and we have seen the damage that abusing dope and alcohol can do. I don’t know, perhaps I have some sort of radar that keeps me away from people my age that involve themselves in such activities, but all of my friends and associates are pretty clean where their lives are concerned.

While I see the phrase, “don’t trust anyone over thirty,” very bigoted and inclusive of all people that age, I have to say that I have adopted a similar but more careful phrase. My cautious approach to younger people is “be very wary of people under forty.” As time goes on that will probably change. For instance, in five or so years I might change it to “be very wary of people below fifty,” simply because those who were forty or below five years ago will be fifty or below in five more years. Simple math, right? People born after 1965 are part of a different generation, so say the people who place nomenclature on members of society. I’m afraid that I have to agree that those born after 1965 are a different generation.

Let me explain what I have said above. It is my firm belief, that for the most part, traits tend to skip generations. For instance, I see myself as more of a clone of my grandfather rather than my father. My grandfather saw things as black and white, there were no colors or grays. He was firm in his convictions and not afraid of speaking his mind, even if it got him into trouble. My dad’s generation on the other-hand were more easy going; they were more willing to roll with the punches. So it would stand to reason, that if my grandfather was firm in his convictions, my dad was not so much, I am again firm in my convictions, then the next generation will be more easy going. Well, it has turned out to be true. It is also interesting how political things play out in this regard. When my grandfather was middle aged, he had to deal with the likes of Franklin D. Roosevelt, an ardent socialist, or probably closet communist, which my grandfather disliked so much that his name was never allowed to be mentioned in his household. Currently, we have a communist in the Oval Office who has left such a bad taste in my mouth that his name is not allowed in our household unless spoken with negative connotation.

I am sort of disappointed with the younger generation of so called believers. It seems that even with Yeshua’s warnings that being lukewarm and his urging that we only participate in Yahweh’s things without compromise, these younger people seem to be going down that “if you don’t bother them they won’t bother you,” mentality. Yes, it is true that we are to live at peace with all people, but that doesn’t mean that we scrap our own values to embrace political correctness.

Not too long ago I posted something on my family Facebook page. In that post I made mention to the homosexual man next-door who was giving us the cold shoulder and reporting false claims against us, even though we have tried to treat him with respect. The spiritual realm has cause a divide between he and us. Someone dear to us mentioned to my wife that it wasn’t right that I mentioned that the man was a homosexual. Well, if his style of life and his spiritual condition is causing him to be hostile toward us then it is proper to explain to people that this man is opposed to us because of his lifestyle. No foul on my part, but our friend could not see it that way. She is from the younger generation.

A friend of the woman mentioned above has been the same way toward me. This person goes to the church that had the “Church Sucks” campaign. In case you don’t remember or haven’t read the article here is what was involved. A local church here in Eugene thought that they could bring in people by agreeing with them that Church basically sucks. They were trying to appeal to people who have had bad experiences in church. Boy, can I agree with that; but there would be so many other ways to bring that message than to be vulgar. It was a worldly attempt to appeal to worldly people, and it backfired on the church and pastor. Even the worldly people that I polled about it thought it to be improper for a church to conduct such a “backdoor” campaign to get people into church, and they too saw it as vulgar and disgusting. It was never mentioned again by the church. Now, a friend of this other person was on Facebook espousing this ploy as a wonderful idea and they were trying to get people to come to church to see this wonderful new tactic. I asked this person if they thought that this campaign was such a good idea and if Jesus would approve of it? Well, this person got very snotty with me in her answer and avoids contact with me to this very day.

I’m afraid that a lot of Christians are like the women above. They embrace things because it appears that all others are embracing them and they don’t stop to discern or investigate if these new doctrines or ploys are Biblical. Whether it is a certain aspect to the Rapture, or replacement theology, preterism, prosperity doctrine or anything else, people run to it and they don’t take time to think about the fidelity of the message. I do believe that a lot of this running blindly, comes from people not being in scripture, studying it for themselves. We are exhorted by scripture to be like the Bereans, who when they heard a message, went back to their bibles to see if what was said was in fact the truth.

It is politically correct to run with the crowd. It is socially acceptable to take on worldly ways and to forsake biblical values. Let’s face it, nobody likes to be in the minority and it is difficult to have an opinion that is contrary to what is commonly thought to be true. Let’s take a look at one instance of this. Now, this might seem trite and it might seem like I’m picking on this person, but they are the best example that I have of compromise with the world and the things of this world. Just yesterday, it was a day that has been set aside to honor Martin Luther King. My opinion of King is as one of a brother in Yeshua. I think that he had ideas that are wonderful. He was a visionary and dare I say a prophet. I like to quote King because his speeches have a lot of Biblical principles and I do believe that King’s vision will be seen one day, but it will be after Yeshua returns to establish His Kingdom on Earth. I quote King all of the time because his words were righteous words. I had a sort of contention with one of my Facebook friends yesterday. This person quoted a King speech that said that love is the only way that peace can be achieved. This is true, but it lacked one major component; that being that the peace can only be achieved when Yeshua lives inside of us; when we are crucified with Him. So, I posted a scripture that established this fact, hoping that the original poster would agree with me; after all, they call themselves by Yeshua’s name, right? Well, that person got defensive, saying that “Jesus has many good quotes, but I was just quoting King because it is Martin Luther King Day.”

Well, it was nice that she wanted to honor King but there are some problems here. First, Yeshua’s words aren’t just good quotes, they are the Word of God Himself. Their post made it sound like King’s words were his own, but anyone who knows who King was knows that he was a Pastor, and his words were speaking Biblical truth, not King’s own words. Secondly, I have a hard time honoring men; I’d rather venerate Yahweh. Third, if I was to honor a person I wouldn’t just do it on a day when everyone else is doing it; I would honor them all of the time. To honor King only on King’s day of honor is the “politically correct” thing to do. What was done was done (as far as I can ascertain) to be like the others and to proclaim that they were on board. Here’s a for instance. My dad was known for being a wise man; a man who studied to show himself approved. My dad had a lot of wonderful sayings that were all biblically based. He was wise beyond his years and I am proud to be his son. Do I just wait for his birthday to honor my dad? Do I wait for the day of his death to remember him? No, I mention my dad and his wisdom all of the time. My close old friends mention my dad all of the time too and it seems like he comes up whenever we talk on the phone. That is true honor, not just doing it because other people are doing it.

I have to wonder what was going through Yeshua’s mind and heart when He said in the Tanakh, “these people honor me with their mouths, but their hearts are far from me.” If people nowadays are politically correct where the things of the world are concerned, are they also politically correct where the things of Yahweh are considered? To be honest, I have to examine my own heart from time to time to see if my motives are for Yahweh or am I trying to manipulate my thoughts and actions for my own wants and needs. I think that all believers should do that on a consistent basis because we are always bombarded by this world. We have to constantly shore up our defenses against such wiles.

I have to ask a question though, one that must be asked. Who can Yahweh deal with easier? Can he work with a prideful person; one who knows everything and spurns correction by their elders? Can he work with stone easier than he can work with clay?

For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones. Isaiah 57:15

For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the Lord: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word. Isaiah 66:2

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. Psalm 51:17

The Hebrew word for “contrite” in those verses is “daka” and it means to be crushed or to be broken. It is the opposite of what many in the younger generations exhibit nowadays. They want to be in the limelight, they want to be popular, they want to be in the in-crowd and they hate to be corrected or disciplined. They are usually the first to argue and debate, and are the last to concede or to admit that they are wrong. I know, many of you are saying that many of us were like that when we were young, and that is true to a point. I will say however that me and many of  my contemporaries, when being admonished by older people would at least consider the words of the older folks, and many times we conceded that we were wrong and we humbled ourselves before our elders and Yahweh.

So what have I tried to accomplish with this article? Well, it was to point out a major flaw in the younger generation. Hopefully some of them will read this and will concur and will repent. I hope to spur on those of us who are older so that we can pray for the younger people. If a person calls upon the name of Yahweh then they are redeemable, so we need to pray that Yahweh redeems them. I truly do hope and pray that Yahweh Yeshua will work overtime to bring correction to a arrogant generation and that they come to know the wisdom of their elders. If they can’t honor their elders, they will not honor Yahweh the way that He needs to be honored. We also need to pray that the blinders are taken off and that all people see this pleasing and political correct doctrine as being what it is; a lie from Hell that needs to be cast off as far as east is from west.

I’d like to commission everyone to do something in the days and weeks to come. First, remember what it was like when you were younger. Remember how there seemed to be a lot more joy and happiness; how there used to be more liberty and freedom. Do that for a day or so and then go out and look at the state of people nowadays. Notice how you don’t see as many smiles; laughter is at a minimum and joy and happiness have just seemed to wane away like a slow moving outgoing tide. Things are not the same folks, even though we’re conditioned to think that things haven’t changed.

I was reflecting about myself the other day. I have always been a happy person; some would argue a little too lighthearted. I’ve noticed that over the past few years  I’ve turned into a cynic. I sort of expect things to be bad, and when things are bad I just chalk it up to being right; but when things go good I wonder why they’re going good. Some would say that my attitude is wrong; that it is exactly what a believer in Yeshua should not be. The model that most people have regarding Believers in Yeshua is that we’re supposed to be those nauseating people that, no matter how bad things are, put on that smile. I think that most people that act like that do so because if they had to face the facts, their world would just crumble and they would lose faith altogether. Perhaps their faith is built on the facade of being happy; but what the heck, maybe I’m wrong and they are just plain happy; who knows. I do know that I am a realist; I see things in black and white; sometimes gray, but I cannot put on a facade when things look bleak. If the world sucks and society is going down the drain then there is a reason to be cynical; there is a reason to question everything that we see, hear and feel. That doesn’t mean that we don’t cast our burden onto Yeshua; we do for sure, but we don’t pretend that the world is getting better and we don’t see things through rose colored glasses.

My wife is one of those people who can look at the good in everything. She knows that whatever happens, Yahweh is in control and we just need to trust in Him. I also trust in Yahweh, but my way of looking at things is that yes, Yahweh is in control; and yes, everything works out for his purposes; but there are times to mourn, be sad and yes, even get pissed off. Having grown up in Bergen County, New Jersey, I know what people can be like. I’ve seen the ugly side of people; those who will smile at your face but plunge the dagger into your back. I’ve seen the pacificity of people who just look the other way when other’s lives are being wrecked by totally wicked people. They don’t want to get involved because they themselves might be harmed by acting in behalf of the downtrodden. I’ve seen just how ugly people can be and how they can escalate when they go unchecked.

Because I am the way that I am, I speak out against things and protest against injustices. If a “Christian” is not acting like a Christian should act, I will tell them. I know that people come in all sorts of flavors, especially when it comes to the type of correction that will work on them. I also know that there are exceptions. For instance, let’s look at a person who likes to bully others. That bully could either be a sociopath who won’t understand anything but a good but whooping; or he could be a person that has been so traumatized at home that he lashes out at others. Yahweh gives us discernment on how to act toward such a person.

I have a very good friend; a brother in Yeshua and a man that I dearly respect. You might know him; his name is Jim Wilhelmsen. Jim and I both love Yeshua and we both have strong callings from Yahweh. Both of us have similar backgrounds. We were brought up in families where we were loved; we both did things in our youths that we regret, and we both grew up in city environments. I would say that we are alike in 99 percent of things. Behold how good and how pleasant it is when brethren dwell together in unity! There is a difference however between us. Jim is from Northern European extraction, which means he tends to look at things from a purely Protestant field of vision. I was brought up Protestant also, but come from Jewish and Italian roots. Jim is a lot like my wife in his way of looking at things; he gives people the benefit of the doubt right off the bat. Myself, I tend to stand back for a little while, observe the people and then make a determination. If they’re just having a bad day, week or month I can cut someone slack. However, if they’re just plain blowing it they’re going to hear about it and depending on their personality, they will get a gentle talking to or a swift kick in the gluteus maximus, but in love of course.

When I was growing up my dad was adamant that if someone messed with you, you messed with them. It was a more “eye for eye” mentality, and for our neighborhood it worked quite well. In many Mediterranean societies (of which Jewish and Italian are both), being passive is seen as weakness and passivity does nothing but make aggressors more aggressive. For instance, when I was a young boy in grade-school there was another boy named Paul who thought that I should be his practice target. Now, in the Protestant way of looking at things, you let the bully pummel you while you show him love, and if you survive he will see love and want love and that should make him change. I have done that on occasion, and it does work, but it individual specific. My dad, when he heard that I was having trouble, brought me out into my aunt’s backyard and taught me how to throw punches and protect myself. The next week when Paul acted up, I drove my fist into his solar plexus, he doubled over and I thought that I had killed him. Oy, the worry that I went through about that. I mustered up the courage to go back to the schoolyard and saw that Paul was okay, but he feared me. Paul NEVER bothered me again, as a matter of fact, he took a liking to me.

Now, some might think that I take that approach to most aggressors, but that is not true. About ten years ago I was working with a few Muslims. One fellow seemed to be a nice guy but decided to test me one day. I did something that he didn’t like (can’t remember what it was) and he read me the riot act. I didn’t deserve that sort of talk aimed my way but for some reason the peace of Yahweh came over me. I let him rant and rave in front of his fellow Muslims and the rest of the crew at work. I tried to make amends and calm him down  during his tantrum, but it didn’t work. Afterward, I apologized for setting him off and walked out of the room to do another job. This man afterward, didn’t talk to me for three months. The best that I can surmise is that one of two things happened. Either he was embarrassed because he lost control, or he saw my lack of fighting as a weakness. In either case, after a year went by we were talking a lot again and during a quiet time we began to talk about religion. I didn’t preach the Gospel because I didn’t feel that it was time for that, but I did get to tell him that I had studied almost all religions, including Islam, and from what I could see, faith in Yeshua was the only thing that held any water for me. That was a very big step for him, to even listen to that. I know that my words will sprout in his life someday and he’ll get saved through faith in Yeshua. Do you see how we need to listen to the Ruach Ha Kodesh in regard to such situations?

There are a lot of bullies out in the world today. They range in levels all the way from high government offices to the arrogant neighbor next door. Here’s a factoid that many “Christians” tend to forget. PEOPLE IN THE WORLD ARE SUPPOSED TO ACT WORLDLY, SINFUL AND REPROBATE. On the other hand, Christians are not supposed to act that way. However, part of the collective anxiety is that Christians aren’t out evangelizing people anymore, they’ve become (not all, but many) just as worldly if not more worldly than the people of the world. Anger, hatefulness, malice and darkened hearts are manifest in many churches and many individuals. Many have chosen to serve two masters and they are starting to love the world and despise the brethren. It was the Apostle John who said that if any man hates his brother, the love of Yahweh is not in him. There are myriads of people who wear the name of Mashiach Yeshua, but there is no love in them. “When the Son of Man returns, will he find faith upon the Earth?” Well, if you don’t have love in your heart, then you don’t have faith; the two go together.

When I was a little boy we played at a playground that had blacktop instead of grass. There was a girl named Linda that lived across from the playground so she was always there. There was a sandbox in the playground too, and when a group would get the sandbox they would call all of their friends to play there too. Now, Linda was one of those little girls who would harass everyone that she could and when she would not get her way she would go home and complain to her mother, acting like she was a victim. Of course, her mother believed her and then came over to read us the riot act. I have never liked when people do this sort of thing. As boys back in my day, you were a sissy if you did such things. If you were a jerk you were brought about to see things correctly and if you ever complained so that your parent came out and fought for you then you were shunned for a very long time, until you straightened out.

In our world we see this sort of thing happening all of the time. There are some elements of our society that rape, pillage, plunder and kill yet when they are called to the carpet about their actions they blame their condition on everyone but themselves. Muslims are another good example. They act nice to get your confidence, then when they have it they attack you, but when you protest, they play the victim, claiming that they are being victimized because of their faith. To add to the collective anxiety, Christians do the very same thing. Some will do any number of evils, but when they’re called out about what they do, they call the person doing the calling “judgmental,” “mean” and/or “unChristianlike.”

Can you see what is adding to the collective anxiety? Can you see why there is no joy anymore; why everyone looks downcast? “And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many will wax (grow) cold. There is iniquity throughout our land! In addition to the collective anxiety, there is a collective apathy in our land and in the Church. We don’t want to offend anyone; we would rather live and let live. That is a lie straight from hell. Many people in sin will say that you have no right to correct them. Notice I say correct or convict, not condemn. People have grown too close to freedom, as the world defines it. The world defines freedom as individual autonomy; everyone is an independent nation who all decide to live together. It never works that way. Believers in Yeshua are supposed to be One in Mashiach. He is the vine and we are the branches and if we’re in Him, we don’t have our own will or purpose; we are slaves to Him; bondservants, ambassadors etc.

So we live in a world where we’re told that we’re free, but everyone wants to dictate what is right and what is wrong; and it is the people who are dictatorial. Are you really free if you are told who you can like, who you can hate, who you can correct and who you dare not correct? The answer is no; that is slavery to the world. I am confident in my notion that the reason why most people don’t preach the Gospel of Yeshua Ha Mashiach anymore is because they are told that it offends people, that it is insensitive to their feelings and how dare you think that you’re religion is the true way to God. If you’re told what to think, what to say and what to do, and that you will fall into disfavor, or even go to jail because you tell the truth, that is not freedom, it is slavery.

So, what I said sure sounds insensitive, huh? Well, what is more insensitive; telling a person that they are going to hell in an effort to save them, or keeping quiet so that they will go to hell because you were a good little slave to this world. It’s a question that hits many upside the head like a 2×4 and it hurts. But perhaps getting hit by a spiritual 2×4 is what many people need. Do you think you’ll be more remorseful being shunned for a time in this temporal existence, or will you be remorseful when you see so many of those you feared talking to as they are cast into the Lake of Fire. Are you going to love people straight into hell or are you going to show them how they err so that they will get on the only path to Heaven, Yeshua.

So I’m calling people out of the collective anxiety and the collective apathy. To hell with the idea of political correctness. To hell with the notion that you will offend someone. To hell with the world’s view that you are being insensitive and uncaring. Come out of the world’s collective and come into the Kingdom of Yahweh. Be sensitive, but sensitive to the voice of the Ruach Ha Kodesh (Holy Spirit). He, not the world, has your best intention and Yahweh’s best intention at heart. He will show you when to love in tenderness or love in firmness. He knows the hearts of the people that you will be dealing with and He knows how to best get Yahweh’s message across to them. Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world.