this pic cracks me up! many thanks to Val from FN for her unintentional encouragement+ confirmation;)
this pic reminds me of a quote that i love:
'beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.' - George Bernard Shaw
those preaching anything goes + tossing Scriptures in for good measure...are either deceived or willfully attempting to deceive others. all that seek Him in the midst of the chaos/noise would do well to remember that the enemy to our souls, knows Scripture + Almighty + US. any message that does not line up with the Word/Universal Law is not of Him. there is no need to argue the point...when it is all clearly addressed in His Word. it boils down to who/what folks want to believe/serve.
even those that don't particularly believe would have to see that things are lining up according to His Word---at some point. i mean geesh! it is also wise to be mindful that the enemy has infiltrated all churches. this is why it is important to follow Him and His Word...watch + pray without ceasing...love Him, each other + Obey His Word.
Messiah Yahushua Himself is speaking in the following...
16 For Almighty so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
17 For Almighty sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of Almighty.
19 And this is the condemnation that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
20 For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in Almighty.
what's not clear about that? it seems very straight forward on many levels to me...
so that we are clear on what the word condemned means-from webster's 1828: CONDEMNED, pp. Censures; pronounced to be wrong, guilty, worthless or forfeited; adjudged or sentenced to punishment.
the following is Messiah Yahushua speaking to the woman caught in adultery. keep in mind that the scribes and Pharisees were tempting Messiah. Messiah clears the room but for the woman and Himself by asking the sin-free crew to toss the first stone as her punishment for her sin. ( i love that He came to pay the penalty for all and forgave all that were willing to humble themselves, repent and turn from iniquity/sin and follow Him.) take note of what Messiah tells the woman standing before Him (He's so cool, He kept writing on the ground with His finger, while the phonies tempted Him. cleared the room without even looking up! lol! i Love Him!;):
10 When Yahushua had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers: hath no man condemned thee?
11 She said, No man, Sovereign. And Yahushua said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go and sin no more.
12 Then spake Yahushua again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world; he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
the pope has gone on record recently indicating that one need not even believe in Almighty at all...yet there is a place in His house for eternity for these people. i AM not picking on the pope...i AM suggesting there are many false prophets in the world.
those of us that understand what it means to try the spirit by the Spirit, know to look to Scriptures for His Truth. understand the enemy will pervert the Truth and try to tweak it with a 'surely' or a 'not' where it does not belong;) the Word, prayer, fasting and His Set Apart Spirit will help to guide US...if we would only believe and walk/work accordingly.
1 John 1:1-2
1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;
2 (For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;)
1 John 1: 8-10
8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.
it is not my understanding that anyone believes/thought Almighty is 'scared' of sin. it does not frighten Him. of course, He created it. He created all things. how else would one know good if not for evil? He says in His Word throughout to turn from iniquity...because it is not what He wants for His. we are called to love Him enough to Obey Him. i love Him because He first loved me. the fact that the wages of sin is death...that's more like an oh, btw, for me;)
1 John 2: 3-6
3 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.
4 He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
5 But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of Almighty perfected: hereby know we that are in him.
6 He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
1 John 2: 15-18
15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
17 And the world passeth away and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of Almighty abideth for ever.
18 Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that anti messiah shall come, even now are there many anti messiahs whereby we know that it is the last time.
1 John 3: 4 - Whosoever committeth sin trangresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.
1 John 3 in its entirety is quite yummy. i suggest all partake of that feast at some point soon/again;)
folks must understand...i've been running for my life with folks coming from all directions to extinguish/cover my light/His Light that they see in me. i simply asked concerning Messiah's name in Hebrew and took a bit of a detour with these folks:
nuff said, right?
it did not help that the homies trying to pitch this madness were sexist, double talking all day, with a healthy dollop of masonry just because. lol. not to mention the mousey wife in the mix. darkie put out to work while husband 'ministers' to the mollied girls in the club. the fact that she functions as the man/provider in the relationship seems to escape her. folks can't make this up. lol! wifey can see that the women are stepping up with masculine energy. homegirl can't fix her mouth nor eyes to speak/notice how femmed out quite a few men are these days. under control 100% with a crew that could not care less for her well being in the final analysis. the one they worship as g-d had no real love for the womenfolk...not even the ones he took time out of his mammon hustle life to marry.
at the very least one may suffice it to say that i AM called to withstand all that would have me to depart from His Word/Way to follow what neat, nifty, deeep, scholarly, intellectual, do what thou wilt thing they have to say...
1 John 2: 26-29
26 These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you.
27 But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.
28 And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.
29 If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.
1 John 4: 1-4
1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of Almighty; because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of Almighty: Every spirit that confesseth that Yahushua Messiah is come in the flesh is of Almighty:
3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Yahushua Messiah is come in the flesh is not of Almighty; and this is that spirit of anti messiah, where of ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
4 Ye are of Almighty little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
what folks choose to believe for their walk is between them and the Almighty of their understanding.
i AM simply speaking His Word/Universal Law, in obedience, as we head on into...
ONE YAH~ ONE MESSIAH~ ONE WORLD