WHERE IS YOUR ATTENTION BEING FOCUSED? THE BRIDEGROOM SHALL RETURN SOON. See the Lord’s Parable of the 10 Virgins in Mathew 25. Five were wise and 5 were foolish
Are you watching and longing for Him or worrying about all the world problems which will get worse as a woman in labor. Are you listening to His indwelling voice or only the latest on your newsreader or the pastor and then busy with your daily outward interests? It grieves me and we should all be very concerned at the growing godlessness on this planet because, according to the Bible, all these people are destined for hell. The Holy Spirit is grieving in us even more for the RESTORATION of all things… but FIRST… evil is being allowed by God to become bolder and will manifest more and more in lack of love for the Creator and His Holy Ten Commandments of Love for each other. The “mystery of iniquity is at work”. At an appointed time YAHWEH will have to deal with Satan and rebellious mankind and He will… for the great tribulation and judgement are coming… “as in the days of Noah” when He separated and saved the few righteous ones. However our main concern should be for Yeshua’s Church/ His Spiritual Body and our part as a member of it… if we have been born again of the Holy Spirit and baptized by the Holy Ruach Spirit into the Body of Christ / Yeshua the Messiah of Israel. Belonging to or joining a denomination is useless for it is not spiritual, only a religious tradition.
Apostle Paul said the Holy Spirit is preparing the Church as a spotless and perfect betrothed bride to present to Jesus/ Yeshua at His return! “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing. Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church: For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.” Ephesians 5:22-32
So what is wrong with many of today’s churches? Why are so many believers more like the lazy “5 foolish virgins” who are at ease in Zion and not personally attending to the holy lamp of God’s Spiritual Love in their hearts? Yes there can be un-confessed sin which waylays us from personal worship, prayer and Bible study but much of the problem is from the immature or even Satanic influenced leadership of so many churches… who aren’t WAKING the people up by teaching about the last days or return of Christ or warning and preparing them to live as “Holy unto YAHWEH”. So many believers are not adequately “pastored” and cared for and are suffering, lonely, struggling with issues, even hungry and poor while so many in leadership live in the lap of luxury feeding themselves by deceiving and using the sheep for their own advantage. From the great harlot church of Rome to the mega churches and televangelists. THEY MAKE ME SICK. As Yeshua said of the religious Pharisee leaders of His time… they are all full of dead men’s bones, proud religious spirits and vanity, saying we are doing fine, rich and prosperous, increased in goods and lack nothing. “And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth. Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.” Rev. 3:14-19
Such ones lack the anointing of the LORD Himself and His approval. Doesn’t anyone notice that? Well I’m sure that those who do have some spiritual discernment will not sit under self appointed, loudmouthed leaders. We all need to be repentant and humble of spirit, submitting to each other in love and praying for Spiritual wisdom and discernment about those who may be wolves in sheep’s clothing. Not all is gold that glitters. Not all who preach,teach and lead are born again followers of Christ and have the Holy Spirit of God in them, leading and teaching them. What are their fruits? Are they all talk? What are they like at home? Are they Freemasons? BEWARE OF THE GROWING COUNTERFEITS, DECEPTIONS AND APOSTASY which Satan has sent to try and mar and taint the Bride with! Paul said they are like “spots and blemishes in your midst”. Yes they mix in and fool many. Do not be too trusting or ready to have people you do not know lay hands on your head and heart! Miracles are NOT a proof that the LORD GOD IS WORKING in a meeting for there is an imitation / counterfeit Holy Spirit anointing that causes shaking, jerking heads, screaming, contortions, animal sounds and “fire”. I can tell you there is mush showmanship, hypnosis, trance states, brainwashing, manipulation, clever talk and subtle suggestion that goes on in meetings and can lead wellmeaning souls astray. As Watchman Nee says in his book “Soul power”… watch out for emotionalism, religious hype and crowd created soul power.
See this link about how the new age has come into American churches. http://www.jonasclark.com/counterfeit-holyspirit-yoga-kundalini-demons/ Many well known pastor / teachers spread it through initiation or what they call an “Impartation” with laying on of hands. Many thousands have driven thousands of miles to get the special “Impartation” for this or that! Such as a “breaker anointing” etc. I have heard that many have felt disturbed and had other unpleasant problems after going to such emotionally, soul power charged meetings and even needed deliverance! So no thanks! Some love it all and pass it on but some have woken up to the Truth about counterfeiters and have left but literally millions of gullible people still do not! We are spiritually safer in a home meeting or sincere traditional church or just home alone. The hypocrites and those who follow them, hoping to procure more for themselves (greed) will get their “wages”! “The wages of sin is death”. God will not share His Glory with another. “God is not mocked, a man will reap what he has sown”. So many have been “bewitched” and deluded by the fake prophets, Judaizers, charlatans etc. (who are in it for profits, a following, power over others or as “plants” to purposely lead the Body astray)…and are just not spiritually ready for the return of Yeshua / Jesus Christ. The Lord said we MUST make Him our FIRST LOVE not our last. If anything or anyone to do with your personal faith or “church” situation is taking your attention off of then then come back. Please read Revelation 2 and 3, the letters to the churches with His advice and warnings to His followers. This is all still relevant today and in fact many of today’s churches are as the “Laodicean church”.
There is so much worldliness in so many churches because so many Christians are so worldly… basically through lack of good teaching on this subject. Paul taught the believers we have to be in the world but NOT OF IT. Being witnesses to the unbelievers who are all around us everyday but not following their ways. We cannot serve God and money or be ambitious, competitive and seeking to attain personal success, notoriety etc. Our values and attitudes are to be different. We cannot be friends with the worldly. We cannot willingly sin or lead others astray. We are called to come out and “be separate from” such churches. THE AWFUL TRUTH IS THAT SOME MAY NOT BE REAL CHURCHES AT ALL THAT REAL CHRISTIANS ARE GOING TO! They may have been set up as businesses with the “appearance of godliness” of being about God. Isn’t that shocking? Counterfeit churches, counterfeit gifts of the Holy Spirit and teachers of “another Gospel” with no or little emphasis on the cross life, repentance and serving God etc.
These are of the last days apostasy that the scriptures WARN us about, NEW AGE CHURCHES that promote self help/ selfishness, which appeals to and entertains the carnal soul. Compare them to the disciples of Jesus / Yeshuah. Compare them to what Paul taught. If anyone is following another gospel than what Paul preached from Divine revelation and direction, then they have “fallen away from the faith” and are in spiritual danger. Heed the Holy Spirit’s inner warning when something doesn’t seem right. Who is getting the glory? Who is really being exalted and followed and talked about? THIS CAN ALL HAPPEN SO SUBTLY BUT THEN SATAN IS VERY CLEVER. He has to come to the Christian as an “angle of light”… that is appearing to be from the real God. Appearing as another Christian of course. Who else would you follow? Are you looking to and supporting those smiling rich and famous teachers and following them before Christ? Do you really know what they teach? Is it clear? Are you reading their books more than the Bible? This is not right. They are not your saviors. They take the glory and the money and live as $ millionairs $. Lord Yeshua will cast them out of His Father’s House of prayer. Most of them are high ranking Masons who take secret oaths to the Freemasonry cult. Are you getting the picture and starting to see how Satan infiltrates the churches and even sets up counterfeit churches? Please be very careful.
Many church musicians copy the world and think that is holy, spiritual praise and worship without crucifying such a mixture of things in God’s House. Holy music can be loud and strong as in spiritual warfare and declarations but noise and many songs may not necessarily be real praise and worship. What is the spirit of it. Is it the Holy Spirit or another spirit. Music is a specialty of demonic powers. Music can change people. It is very powerful. Some play their music with flashing lights in darkened rooms to get that modern night club effect with a heavy metal band and drums. Is that how we attract the youth to the real Jesus Christ? Can that change and save their souls? God answers the cry of our hearts in any setting but many churches need to examine if the setting they provide and encourage really does give glory to the Heavenly Father. Each musician needs to be living a holy, sanctified lifestyle unto God or else never stand on a stage in front of others as a worship leader.
The true members of the corporate Bride of Messiah aren’t impressed by fakes and religious mumbo jumbo. We have one love and we are faithful to Him alone. They are those who are seeking something DEEPER and more meaningful. A Holy romance… and a bond of trust one with another… a closeness… the Unity of the Holy Spirit… singing together a personal and corporate love song… “deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts” Psalms 42:7. This is the true worship the Father requires. Only they know how to sing the Lord’s Song. Rev.14. Our hearts, minds, ears and eyes need to be kept firmly on Yeshua as our Bridegroom in the days ahead. Our attention and focus needs to be kept staid on Him as the woman in the Song of Solomon looking for her Beloved. This is what it is all about. Be encouraged brothers and sisters… the Lord is coming back for those who ARE READY & WAITING and longing for Him! Those who are in these “LAODICIAN CHURCHES” are like the 5 foolish virgins… they are in a state of delusion and soulish slumber… and WILL NOT BE RAPTURED AND TAKEN AWAY BEFORE THE WRATH OF GOD INTO THE MARRIAGE SUPPER OF THE LAMB for their hearts and minds are not right with God. May we be. Amen? Please see Revelation 3:14-22
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Blessings from Susan
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