THE STRAIGHT WAY
There is a very straight way that leads to life, truth and righteousness and few there be that find this way. Jesus Christ is the only credible witness that said "I am the way the truth and the life and no one goes to God the Father, but by me". If you are a person who believes that there are many roads that lead to God, or many different faiths that lead to Jesus, this website is not for you. It will take nothing less than a genuine, truth loving Man, to hear and receive what is written in this article. No spiritual women or weaklings allowed!! So, real Men only, listen up! In other words, everyone, women and men, who love truth, put on you spiritual ears and eyes, because what I am about to say, may leave you wondering!
If you believe yourself to be a Christian in this day and age, you probably are not! You just believe that you are saved, because some preacher told you or your friends or family told you. Jesus said "search the scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life". The scripture also says "work out your own salvation with fear and trembling". Have you worked out your own salvation - with fear and trembling? I doubt it! In this day of easy road, don't love the truth, preachers, you probably believe the lie, that you are saved. On the day of judgement, brother, it will make no difference whether you believe you are saved or not, it will only matter what you have done with Jesus, The Living Breathing Word of God.
So let me challenge you, if you will, and let us consider who is saved and who is not! Consider the following scriptures:
Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them, Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
When once the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, and ye begin to stand without, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not whence ye are:
Then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets. But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity. There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out. (Luke 13:23-28 AV)
Easy, huh? If the gospel you have been taught is the true gospel, how can it be, that many will seek to enter into that strait gate and will not be able to? Does it not clearly say that we must strive to enter in at the strait gate?
You say "but I believe in God and Jesus loves me!" It is written, "the demons believe and tremble", how is your faith different than the demons faith, have you considered this? What sets you apart? The scriptures are very clear, Paul writes in an epistle and exhorted the saints to remember the things that he had taught them, unless their faith were in vain. How can you say I have faith, having never even having anyone such as Paul the apostle to preach to you the truth of what to believe? Is your faith in vain? Do you have this vision of God, that you have made up in your own imagination and you have faith in that God and call him Jesus? Is your Jesus the Jesus of the bible? How can you demonstrate this? How can you know that you are saved from eternal death?
Many people that I speak with, quote the following scripture as a reason for their faith, they believe it is a guaranty to them that the Holy Spirit will teach them what to believe, they don't need to listen to anyone else, let's read it closely.
"1 John 2:27 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".
This is why you don't have to listen to anyone else? Let me ask you, how can you be taught by this anointing, unless you have received this anointing. This scripture does not give you a reason to believe any such thing! Doesn't the scripture declare that God has chosen the foolishness of Preaching to save those who are lost and how shall they Preach except they be sent? In other words, preachers cannot give you what they don't have! If the living Word of God does not dwell in them, how can their words be living words, that becomes the power of God unto salvation in your life? How can you hear without a preacher and how shall they preach except they be sent? What if you are living in a time of such apostasy, that it is highly unlikely for you to ever meet a preacher that has anything at all but false or watered down truth to offer? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we are living in a time such as this, just as the bible says it would be.
The preceding scripture mentioned above (I John 2:27) states clearly that a person that has "The Anointing" which is the same thing as The Holy Ghost or The Spirit of Truth, has no lie in them, but what they posses is Truth.
Why do you call different people Spirit filled Christians, who teach conflicting doctrines of importance? Haven't you discounted the scripture that says clearly, NO LIE is in he who is anointed? You have dumbed down the scriptures, so that you can justify yourself and others, because you think that you have a right to read the above passage with your own understanding or opinion, because you don't really fear God, do you? It is one thing if you read the passage and say "this is true, but I, nor my friends agree on sound doctrine". At least you then would be admitting truth, and then faced with seeking God for the answers.
When a person is called by the Lord Jesus, the first order of business is receiving the Word of God and repentance, death to self and resurrection to walk in newness of life. A person must become empty inside and be filled with Jesus, The Word of God. The heart of a man becomes circumcised by the dividing and cutting of the Word of God and he becomes a new person inside. How do you know what is in the heart of a man? Answer: You know the man by what comes out of his mouth. It is not what goes into a man that defiles him, but what comes out of a man that defiles him. It is written, "by the words that come out of the mouth, shall a man be judged". By the way, Jesus said that, and his words will never pass away!
Why do you and your buddies continue to pervert judgement, by your disobedience to scripture? I cannot tell you how tired I am of hearing baseless accusations of wrong doing and attitudes from proclaiming Christians that just don't get it!
You cannot justly pass judgement, unless you can catch a man in his words!
If a man utters error out of his mouth , he has demonstrated an evil in his heart. No man can claim to speak for God and utter error by the spirit of truth, if he utters error, it is because of a spirit of error. No man can utter complete living truth, out of his mouth without the spirit of truth residing in him! Why do you think that the Scribes and Pharisees were trying to catch Jesus in his words? They apparently understood something more than this generation of confused people understand. The fools go on and on, I feel this, I sense that, my intuition into the problem, and not one of them will tell the exact words you spoke out of your mouth and how it is from an anti-spirit of Truth! The problem with people is that evil heart, and it is only the Word of God, when they receive it, that can set them free.
Allow me to attempt to paint a correct picture here. Let's assume that you have eyes to see and ears to hear, spiritually. That means you can see the people around you being lost and going to a place of eternal punishment, hell fire, you can hear the screams and gnashing of teeth with your spiritual ears.
You find the entrance to the straight way with many of your friends. At first it seems like a party, the way is wonderful and joyful, you rejoice with your new found friends. But not long after, some years later, you run into major trouble, enemy attacks, storms, earthquakes, rain, snow blizzards, you can see your friends falling left and right, you wonder if God hears you. You can see the lives of those you thought were so sincere and excited about Jesus. Their life in Jesus is just crumbling away and you begin to ask the question, am I really on that straight way?
You experience disaster in your life, everything seems to be going wrong. Your friends forsake you, your family forsakes you, they all say that you are of the devil, they speak evil of you in the name of Jesus, without just cause! Now your friends who spoke evil of you are deacons and elders at the church where you were once welcome, and one of them has even become the pastor. They all appear happy and all of them drive expensive cars, and you? you can barely afford to buy groceries! And you again ask yourself the question, can all these people be wrong? Am I truly on the way that leads to life everlasting? So you began, again, to diligently search the scriptures more than you ever have before, you want to know the truth! You are now shaking in body and spirit, everything has been stripped from you and you are depressed. The Lord's hand has been on you, he is angry with you because of your sins. You have finally determined in your heart and repeated with your mouth, "though he kill me yet will I serve him!" You are more determined than ever to know him in the power of His resurrection and in fear and trembling, you continue your pursuit of righteousness.
Now I will tell you what fear and trembling in pursuit of the truth of God's Word has taught me!
It is only by his mercies that uphold me, it is not anything that I can do, because his compassion fails not! By his mercy he has given me eyes to see and ears to hear. By his mercy, he has made me poor in spirit, meek, hunger and thirst after righteousness, being hated by all men, hating the things of the world and loving not my life unto death. It is only by his mercy that I am not swept off in some delusion. On that day, I will truly be able to throw my crown at his feet, because it was not me that upheld myself, but by his mercies he saved me from the desire of my enemies! It was by his mercy that I was brought to a place of fear and trembling, as I hear the Word of God, so that I would be afraid to misrepresent what is written, just to please myself or man.
THE MERCIES OF GOD MUST GET YOU THROUGH THE FOLLOWING, IF YOU AS A GRASS BLADE OF THE EARTH, ARE GOING TO BE SAVED.
You must be given eyes to see and ears to hear - You must run into a preacher that through the
foolishness of preaching the truth and no lie - your heart can be pricked into receiving the truth on good ground or you must be fathered and taught by God himself, this happened to people such as Paul the Apostle. You must be filled with living truth of God's Word, so that your heart is circumcised and you become a new creature in Christ Jesus. You must remember those things that you have received, unless you faith is in vain. You must set your eyes on the mark of the high calling in Christ Jesus, lest you become a cast away - You must endure until the end and never look back!
THE PROBLEM IS...
God has brought his judgement on a rebellious people, and sent them delusions and confusion of face, the chances of getting that new pair of eyes and ears at this time, is slim to none. As for the preachers, they are all liars and you are worst off if you listen to them! As a matter of fact, I don't know any preachers that are preaching the complete truth, and you won't find me attractive! As for the hearts today, they are not on good ground and desperately need to be deeply cultivated, so they are ready to receive the Word of God on good ground.
BUT THE GOOD NEWS IS...
WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE, AND MAY HE SHOW YOU HIS FAVOR AND MERCY THAT YOU DON'T DESERVE, AS HE HAS SHOWN TO ME, WHICH I DON'T DESERVE! BUT REMEMBER THAT HE DESIRES TRUTH IN THE INWARD PARTS. SO, LABOR FOR THAT MEAT THAT ENDURES UNTO LIFE EVERLASTING.
BECAUSE WISE MEN, STILL SEEK HIM!!
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