Saturday, September 11, 2010

A 9/11 Missionary Challenge for Pastor Terry Jones

If Pastor Terry Jones at the Dove Outreach Center is truly interested in standing up for the truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 15:1-4, Galatians 2:5, Ephesians 1:13), we here at the Ignorant Fishermen would like to encourage him to become a missionary of the Good News of Jesus Christ to Afghanistan or Pakistan. This endeavor would provide Terry with an excellent opportunity to speak about the spiritual liberty (Galatians 5:1-5, 2 Corinthians 3:16-17) of the law free gospel of grace (Galatians 2:16; Ephesians 2:8-9) to Muslim communities who are without a Savior, and who are enslaved under a religion (spiritual ideology) that teaches that deliverance from the Day of Judgment is obtained by “good” works from a fallen state (Romans 10:2-4, Galatians 3:10-14).
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"And he ( Jesus) said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature - Mark 16:15"
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In Afghanistan and Pakistan, Terry would have unlimited opportunity to become all things to all men (1 Corinthians 9:19-23), as he would be able to speak the TRUTH in love (Ephesians 4:15) to ALL Muslims who do not believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and died on the cross to deliver them from their transgression against their Creator (Romans 3:21-26; 2 Corinthians 5:19-21). Better yet, if Terry - in God’s will - is successful in leading many Muslims to Christ while he is there, perhaps these new believers in Jesus might be willing to voluntarily burn their OWN books as was the case in Acts 19, where Paul’s missionary activity - in the Holy Spirit - (John 16:8-11, 1 Thess. 1:5,8) had reached deeply into the hearts and minds of the Ephesians so that they willingly gave up their prior false spiritual ideologies and practices.
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"God’s love seeks and desires ONLY the absolute highest and best for the object of love. That Divine highest and best (love) is none other than Almighty God’s Son, Jesus Christ"
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Men and women are made in God’s image (Genesis 1:26-28; James 3:8-9), and this means above all, that they must be treated with the utmost respect, regardless of their cultural background, which is what Almighty God’s infinite love is all about (Luke 9:52-56). God’s love seeks and desires ONLY the absolute highest and best for the object of love. That Divine highest and best (love) is none other than Almighty God’s Son, Jesus Christ and the righteousness He has provided for us (John 3:16-17, 1 John 4:9-11, 1 Cor. 1:30-31). Without Almighty God’s perfect love as God’s Word defines, missionary activity will never be successful.
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The great burden of any ministry worth its salt is to be led and governed by the Holy Spirit and to be able to teach the grace of God in such a way that men and women voluntarily – of a free will - give their lives to Christ and begin to be conformed to His image and calling because they comprehend their desperate need for Almighty God’s pardon and righteous perfection found in Christ Jesus (Romans 10:2-4).
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"Who hath saved us, and called [us] with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began - 1 Tim. 1:9)"
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This, in fact, is exactly what a saving faith in Jesus Christ is all about as is seen in the transformation of the life of this witchdoctor from Zambia, Africa (2 Cor. 5:17-21, Eph. 2:1-10, 1 Thess. 1:5, 8). After listening to a powerful message on the Gospel of God’s saving grace, this witchdoctor personally responded to the message in faith and became a child of God (John 1:12, Romans 10:17). This witchdoctor - who was under the influence of demonic rulers in high places (Eph. 2:1-0, 6:12) - subsequently burned ALL of his pagan paraphernalia of his own will and accord. The missionary who presented the Gospel of Jesus Christ to him never asked him to burn his materials, nor burned his materials for him. This is the true power of the Gospel of Almighty God’s saving grace and His eternal transforming truth (1 Thess. 1:5, 8). Glory to God in the highest!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

RMM I.F./DJP I.F.

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Time and ETERNITY - Mankind’s Destiny

In attempting to make a comparison of time and eternity, one finds there is no real comparison at all to be had. The chasm between them is actually so vast it practically defies description. Chronicling Biblical history from the creation of Adam and Eve to the end of the thousand year “millennial” reign of Christ, human existence on the earth is only about 7000 years. In light of the “foreverness” of eternity, this amounts to only a “brief moment” of time. In fact, any finite amount of time is negligible (nothing) next to an amount which is infinite.

As humans bounded by and dwelling in time, we tend to only think and see things from our brief and narrow perspective. The wide majority of people on planet earth are totally enslaved to a subjective and earthly vantage point, which renders them completely oblivious to the realities of God’s Word and their own imperfect estate. They cannot see “outside the box” of this natural, time-governed world in which they exist. Another fact also is that they have absolutely no comprehension of their future abode in eternity.

Time has a beginning and an end. Eternity, which is essentially timelessness, occupies the eternal span of forever. There is no beginning or end of eternity. Time is but “a grain of sand” cast into the eternal oceans of the world. It is not easy to comprehend such truths (to say the least), but they are factual and a reality.

As a baby in its mother’s womb, it must be delivered forth in birth to begin its existence in time (this physical world). It cannot abide in the womb forever, but at the appointed time it must come forth to exist in time. So is the human soul and spirit. It cannot abide here in time forever, but it must be brought forth out of time to exist in eternity. Eternity is the final destination of every human being born on planet earth. There is no escaping our future destiny. At some point we must all exit time for the foreverness of eternity!

In death (separation), the human soul and spirit are separated from the body and brought forth into eternity. Almighty God’s Word reveals to humanity the realities and truths of time and eternity. Sin (the spiritual and natural transgressions against the spiritual and natural laws of Almighty God our Creator) has “derailed” Adam’s fallen race (Rom. 5:12-19), and has made man unprepared and ill-equipped for his eternal destiny and habitation (Rom. 3:23). This is why Almighty God has made provision for us all in the Person of His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, and to provide us the proper attire - the righteousness of Jesus Christ - for the environment of eternity.

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. (John 3:16, 17)

Although humanity has some sort of “faint grasp” of eternity (Ecclesiastes 3:11) and tries to prepare for it the best that they can, they are altogether oblivious to the righteous requirements and perfect demands of Almighty God. Too many people deceive themselves and try to provide this perfect righteousness in and by themselves (beings with a fallen, imperfect nature), which is utterly impossible. The required righteousness of Almighty God must be provided by God and transferred to Adam’s fallen descendants so that we may abide in God’s presence and live in His perfect and holy heaven (Rev 21:27).

Those who receive God’s pardon, salvation and redemption found in Jesus Christ will receive His righteousness and eternal life (John 1:12; 10:27-28; Acts 4:12; 16:30-31). Those who reject God’s pardon and provision for their lost estate will die in their sins and be cast into God’s eternal “junk yard” and prison – the Lake of Fire (i.e., Hell). This is called the Second Death, which is an eternal separation from their Creator (John 3:36; 8:24; 10:26; Rev 20:11-15; 21:27; 22:11).

My friend, let me ask you this very sobering and pertinent question. Do you posses the absolute perfection (righteousness) within yourself that is required to enter Almighty God’s heaven? The answer is a very obvious and sobering, “No, you do not.” How will you then enter into eternity and meet it's perfect and righteous demands?

Almighty God has made provision for you in the Person of His Son, Jesus Christ. God’s Word states:

For he (God) hath made him (Christ) to be sin for us, who knew no sin (Christ); that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. (2 Cor. 5:21)

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. (Romans 10:4)

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption.
(1 Cor. 1:30)

He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him. (John 3:36)

Will you take God at His Word today and put your trust and faith in Jesus Christ alone? He alone has all the remedies for your imperfect human condition. He alone will provide you with the perfect righteousness needed to secure your eternal future. Put your absolute trust in him today! You will never be the same!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The Left - Waging War On The Right and the Righteous

Since the passage of the Heath Care Bill, the Left has been on the offensive - slandering and branding all who oppose this legislation as racist, bigots, homophobic, sexist, violent, intolerant mobs, in the pocket of “Big Pharma,” out for the destruction of the will of the American People, etc. This is a textbook Leftist tactic, i.e., when you cannot debate or defend your position using reason and sound logic, resort to a slanderous attack of your opponent.

Remember when on April 7, 2009, there was a Homeland Security report which brought great alarm to all Conservatives? This report was entitled, "Right-Wing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment." WND {Article Link}

"This is a textbook Leftist tactic, i.e., when you cannot debate or defend your position using reason and sound logic, resort to a slanderous attack of your opponent."

The report sought to legitimize the surveillance and demonizing of many conservative groups, values, leaders and core beliefs founded in our Judean/ Christian heritage. Make no mistake: this report is the spearhead of the current Radical Leftist Administration.

Since release of this report, the slander from the Left has greatly intensified. Obama and his Leftist goons are waging total war on America ’s Judean/ Christian heritage, the Right and the Righteous (Romans 3:22; 10:4). The Left has been accelerating its war against CIA officials and the previous Bush Administration for alleged war crimes against humanity. They have been leveling their slander at NRA members, and labeling responsible gun owners as "Extremist Right Wing Militias." They have also been slandering common American citizens as evil fear and hate mongers, racists, haters, Nazi "Brown Shirts" and Hitler’s SS (Storm Troopers). They are intensifying their attacks and seeking to marginalize Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Fox News and the New Media. They are also continuing to target respected members of the Medical Community - including doctors - as greedy, self-seeking opportunists, "Evil Capitalists," and so on and so forth. They are clearly using such Machiavellian tactics and a radical Leftist strategy to bring about a fascist state here in America!

"This administration is hell-bent on conducting a subtle stealth-war against the Right and its values. It has been in the heart of this President since his early days."

This administration is hell-bent on conducting a subtle stealth-war against the Right and its values. It has been in the heart of this President since his early days. The report’s main purpose is to plant the seed of suggestion and move a hostile action line and agenda. The Left is engaging in a total offensive war against the Right, with very little Republican opposition in Washington. The Left’s main goal is to preserve and protect its power base and eliminate any threats against its political agenda. They are "riding high" on a wave of political momentum and are drunken with their acquisition of power!

As we look at the history of the Leftist agenda through out the twentieth century, we see the parallel out-workings in this current administration and Leftist-dominated House and Senate. The masses are “ripe for the picking,” and the stage and setting seem perfect for the coup. For decades, the never-ceasing leftist Media attacks on the Constitutional ideals of our Founding Fathers has “softened up the ground” of public opinion like steady barrages of artillery. The bureaucratic infantry is now ready to roll in and seize absolute power.

"Like Rome of old, we are being destroyed from within."

How much more do Conservatives have to see until we truly patriotic Americans finally comprehend that our liberties and ideals are likely in their final days? Like Rome of old, we are being destroyed from within. This statement is not meant to sound like “doom and gloom,” but rather as an honest assessment of our nation's current condition. All the Right can do is redouble their efforts and seek to tightly hold onto the great heritage possessed by America. Soon there will be no place to go nor hide.

The Bible, God’s Holy Word, states repeatedly that in the Last Days, a despotic global tyrant - a Secular Fascist - will arise to reign over the world with great power and absolute authority (Dan. 7:8; 17-25; 9:26; 11:36-43; Luke 4:6; 2 Thess. 2:2-4, 9; Rev. 13; 17:8, 11-17).

In a demonic, Satanically-inspired rage, this man Will Make War with the saints of Almighty God and the Lamb who is King of Kings and Lord of Lords (Dan. 7:21; Rev. 11:7; 13: 7; 17:12,14). He will have the authority and ability to prevail over God’s people on earth for a short time until his absolute defeat and destruction at the Battle of Armageddon (Dan. 7:26; 11:44-45; 2 Thess. 2:8, Rev 19:20). There will be a "total" World War - taking place on an unprecedented global level - to eradicate from the face of the earth all that know Almighty God and the Lamb (the Lord Jesus Christ) as Lord and Savior. In pursuit of his insane desires and vain ambitions, Satan’s final attempt to overthrow Almighty God and His Eternal Sovereignty will lead to his own demise and ultimate destruction. My friend, God’s Word has given us a clear-cut picture on how events would be in the last days. Nothing can stop these events from coming to pass. Americans today live in a false reality and delude themselves, saying, “It can never happen to us.”

"Americans today live in a false reality and delude themselves, saying, 'It can never happen to us.' ”

My friend, that is our Achilles heel! America will eventually succumb to the unbridled passions of men and the tyranny that our Founders feared. Our good intentions and vainly optimistic hope will be our undoing.

Like the Titanic, the American ideal has hit an iceberg and is taking on water fast. Sadly, it is just a matter of time until we go down to the depths and are removed from the scene - ushering in The Day of the Lord - the Great Tribulation (Matt. 24). -SEE CHART-

In these terribly turbulent and changing times prior to His coming, may you allow Almighty God to bring you the Hope and Comfort that only He can give. If you do not know The Lord Jesus as your personal Savior, may it be your sincerest desire to receive Him TODAY (2 Cor. 6:2). DO NOT DELAY in making this all-important decision. Indeed, tomorrow it may be too late!

The Kingdom of Heaven truly is at hand!

DJP I.F.

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