Saturday, April 2, 2016

Jeremiah’s Day/Our Day "Peace, Peace"

















In Jeremiah’s day, Judah was far past the point of no return (socially and morally), even to the point in which Almighty God proclaimed “not to pray for them” for it was a done deal (Isa. 1:15, Jer. 7:16, 11:11, 14:10-12). The soon coming Babylonian captivity and desolation of the land was at hand and a sobering reality (Jer. 32:24, Lam). We NOW - IN OUR DAY - are EXPONENTIALLY FARTHER down the road of time and are at the very coming of the Day of the Lord! Our nation has become godless beyond ALL comparison and has outright rejected ALL of the somber warnings and witnesses of our godly founders, our Judeo/Christian culture, God fearing citizens and the Word of Almighty God! I truly believe that Almighty God has stated to us who know the Lord, “Do NOT pray for this people for there is ABSOLUTELY no room at ALL for repentance only judgment (Jer. 7:16, 1 John 5:16); for they have become diamond hardened and locked into in their godless secular, lawless existence (Rom. 1:18-32)!”

Our nation has become godless beyond ALL comparison and has outright rejected ALL of the somber warnings and witnesses of our godly founders, our Judeo/Christian culture, God fearing citizens and the Word of Almighty God!

Do we stop praying for America and her people? No not at all, Almighty God has not verbally given anyone that command, but in light of our day and godless lawless climate, I would have to state that American’s have become totally ripe for Divine Judgment!

My dear friends, may you not find yourself in the delusional mindset of our day which states, that it can NEVER happen to us! For indeed it can and it will, for truly the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.


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Friday, April 1, 2016

Are You A Fool?

Today in America we have no shortage of fools. That is an obvious no-brainer.

A fool is - in the Biblical sense - a stupid, wicked (especially impious), or vile person; fool (-ish, -ish man, -ish woman). A scoffer, blockhead or reprobate, a despiser of Almighty God and all that is truly good.

The secular definition of fool is: one who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.

In both cases we see that the fool is a sound rejecter of the Laws of Nature, and of Nature's God.
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What is Foolishness to Whom?
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Conservatives, conservatism, and the adherence to and acknowledgment of natural and moral laws are absolute foolishness to the secular-progressive, liberal mindset (a.k.a. “the Left”).

On the other hand, the abandonment or rejection of natural and moral laws (social/ fiscal), crucial conservative ideals and their foundational roots (found in Judeo/ Christian absolutes) are absolute foolishness to the conservative mindset (a.k.a. “the Right”).
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The height of foolishness is found where these two enemies have a common bond uniting them together... UNBELIEF!
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The height of foolishness is found where these two enemies have a common bond uniting them together... unbelief. Their “common thread” is in standing against foundational Biblical Christianity and its teachings of Jesus Christ. Both the Left and the Right have their own personal perceptions of what “Christianity” is, but they reject in unison - the Left exceedingly far more than many on the Right - the total authority and reality of Almighty God’s divinely inspired book, the Bible, and its call to repentance and salvation by grace alone which comes solely by faith in Jesus Christ (Romans 5:1, Eph. 2:8-9). They outright reject Almighty God and His ETERNAL SPIRITUAL ABSOLUTES for man and seek to make them common and irrelative. These foundational TRUTHS and REALITIES they WILL NOT receive (Matt 7:24-27; John 14:17, 1 Cor. 1:18). The bottom line is that both of these groups reject the ABSOLUTE RIGHTEOUSNESS of Almighty God and are doomed in light of their ETERNAL futures (Matt. 6:33, John 3:5, Rom. 10:2-4, 1 Cor. 15:50, Rev. 20: 11-15; 21:27).

An Example - The Political Parties of Jesus’ Day

Historically speaking, the Sadducees and the Pharisees of Jesus day were bitter political enemies, but when it came to the reality of who Jesus Christ was, both groups united together to crucify and rid themselves of their chief rival (Matt. 3:7; 16:1, 6, 12; 22:34; Mark 14:10, 53; 15:10-11; Luke 23:10; John 7:48).

That Sadducees were "the Left" of their day, rejecting the Holy Scriptures and a great majority of the Biblical truths, much as liberal, “professing” Christians do today (Mark 12:18; Luke 23:10; Acts 5:17; 23:8).

The Pharisees were the conservative political party in Israel at the time of the earthly ministry of Jesus Christ, adhering to the moral and natural laws rooted in Mosaic Law, and promoting a salvation and spirituality based in traditional fables and legalism (law keeping). (Matt. 5:20; 12:14; 15:1, 12; 23:2; Mark 7:5; Luke 5:21; 11:43; 15:2; 18:4).

Who Are the Fools in Almighty God’s Eyes?
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Let's take a look at what the Bible, Almighty God’s Word, states about the fools who reject Almighty God and His Absolute Authority.

"The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good" (Palms 14:1).

'Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools" (Romans 1:21-22).

"And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it' (Matt. 7:26-27).

"And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods. And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?' (Luke 12:18-20)

"As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly" (Prov. 26:11).

"But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned" (1 Cor. 2:14).

Fools for the King of Kings
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The world today labels those who have received the Lord Jesus Christ as their personal Savior and who are His ministers (servants) as fools. These slander and scoff at their evangelistic message of ETERNAL salvation and the very heart of the Gospel message that, Christ died, was buried and ROSE again as the Holy Scriptures testify (1 Cor 15:1-4).

"But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence" (1 Cor. 1:27-29).

"We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honorable, but we are despised" (1 Cor. 4:10).

"Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus" (Acts 4:13).

"Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness" (1 Cor. 3:18-19).

"For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent. Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?" (1 Cor. 1:18-20)

Are You Foolish Enough to Follow Christ or Foolish Enough to Reject Him?
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God’s Infallible Word sets before all just who are the fools and who are the wise. The wisdom and rudiments of this world are passing away, and only those things wrought (done) in and for Christ will abide FOREVER (1 Cor. 7:31; 2 Peter 3:13; 1 John 2:17). It is up to us to humble ourselves before Almighty God’s ETERNAL Person, wisdom and righteousness, and to be obedient to His command to repent of our transgressions against His ETERNAL spiritual absolutes and natural laws (Acts 17:13; Romans 3:23; 10:2-4; James 1:21).

All will have to give an account to Him in that Day for what we have done in our lives (Matt. 12:36; 1 Peter 4:4-5). If we think that we in our own merit can stand before Him blameless and perfect, we will indeed be the greatest of fools for all ETERNITY (Rom. 14:10-11; Eph. 2:8-9; Rev. 20:11-15).
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If we think that we in our own merit can stand before Him blameless and perfect, we will indeed be the greatest of fools for all ETERNITY.
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God saw our desperate need for His righteousness and for deliverance from the tyranny and bondage of our transgressions (Rom. 7:24-25). These have separated us from Him and have brought His wrath upon us (John 3:36; Gal. 1:4; Eph. 2:1-2, 14).

In His great ETERNAL love Almighty God sent forth His only Son from Heaven’s glory to pay the price for our transgressions, to be our propitiation and to rescue us from the ETERNAL ramifications of our transgressions and godless folly (John 3:16-17; Rom. 7:24-25; Gal. 1:4; Eph 2:14; 1 John 2:2).

If this be you my dear friend, may you cast off your foolish pride and receive God’s Savior of your soul, the Lord Jesus Christ. He alone can deliver us from the wrath to come (Acts 4:12). He alone can deliver you from the ETERNAL judgment on transgressors (Acts 10:43; Gal. 1:4; 1 Tim. 2:5). He alone truly loves you and has given Himself to be your propitiation to satisfy all of Almighty God’s righteous and ETERNAL absolutes (Rom. 3:25; 4:25; 5:8; 8:32; Eph. 5:2; 1 John 2:2; 4:10).

Do NOT be a fool and die in your trespasses and sins. Almighty God has sent His son to make you wise indeed!
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"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)"
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May you place your trust in the Lord Jesus Christ today. You will never be the same!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.
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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The Lost Unregenerate Conservative

Conservatism seeks to embrace the Judeo/Christian moral laws found in the Holy Scriptures, but tragically makes relevant the ETERNAL spiritual laws of Almighty God's RIGHTEOUSNESS and man's absolute RIGHTEOUS bankruptcy apart from a saving relationship to Jesus Christ in Spirit and TRUTH - John  1:29, 3:16-17, Rom. 7:24-25, 10:2-4, 1 John 2:2). The majority of these conservative individuals freely talk about Almighty God, His attributes, have a  healthy fear of God and adhere to and practice a sincere "good works" approach based on the 10 Commandments for inheriting ETERNAL salvation. However when it comes to a personal saving relationship to Almighty God they seek the "self works path" instead of faith in Christ alone and His redemptive work for their souls. Such an approach is the greatest lie and deception and in the end is doomed and damned (Rom. 3:28, 4:6, 10:2-4, Eph. 2:8-9, 2 Tim 1:9).

However when it comes to a personal saving relationship to Almighty God they seek the "self works path" instead of faith in Christ alone and His redemptive work for their souls.

We as human beings and the offspring of Adam are all broken eggs (Conservative, Moderate, Liberal, Progressive... etc...etc..) and a broken egg practicing "good works" can NEVER bring about the PERFECTION required (aka. to a PERFECT EGG) and the redemption of its broken egg status. Only by outside intervention - by faith in Jesus Christ, the Propitiation and Savior of the world - can we find deliverance and salvation alone for our fallen humanity (John 14:6, Acts 4:12, Rom. 10:2-4). By faith in Almighty God's remedy and propitiation, the Lord Jesus Christ we are FORGIVEN, DELIVERED and SET FREE from the wrath of Almighty God's RIGHTEOUS judgment, power of Death, damnation and its ETERNAL sting (Isa. 53, John 3:16-17, 17:3, Rom. 10:2-4, 1 Cor. 15:54-58, Heb. 2:14-15, 1 Peter 3:18, 1 John 5:11-21, Rev. 20:6, 22:-5). Conservatism without the RIGHTEOUSNESS of Almighty God will NOT save a man or woman's soul in the Day of Judgment.

Do you as a progressive, liberal, moderate or conservative have the RIGHTEOUSNESS required to enter into Almighty God's RIGHTEOUS and PERFECT Heaven? That is the ETERNAL question one must ask them self.

Whatever political party or political ideology one adheres to is irrelevant in the light of ETERNITY, but what one does with Almighty God's Savior is the most pertinent decision one will have to make in one's life time because ALL your ETERNITY depends on it. Do you as a progressive, liberal, moderate or conservative have the RIGHTEOUSNESS required to enter into Almighty God's RIGHTEOUS and PERFECT Heaven? That is the bottom line and the great ETERNAL question one must ask themselves. Almighty God the Son knocks on your heart today; will you hear Him and answer Him (Rev. 3:20)?

May you truly consider and make knowing God's TRUTH the most pertinent passion of your life. We have 1000's of Bible studies and a special challenge for you to take if you truly would like to know. May it be so!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.


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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Is the Resurrection a Reality to You? - He’s Alive for EVERMORE!
















This Easter many will go through the robotic motions of celebrating Easter without any possession of the REALITY of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. They will gather with loved ones, family and friends to color Easter eggs; have Easter egg hunts; eat baked ham, candy and fine desserts; maybe watch a sporting event and perhaps even attend church for the first time since Christmas. This tragically happens every year in a never-ending cycle of tradition and hypocrisy. Oh my friend, what is truly needed this Easter is a dose of the heavenly reality of Christ’s triumphant resurrection from the dead (John 4:24)!

The resurrection of Christ from the dead is the centerpiece of all time and ETERNITY. All depended on His resurrection and utter defeat of the tyranny of Death.

The resurrection of Christ from the dead is the centerpiece of all time and ETERNITY. All depended on His resurrection and utter defeat of the tyranny of Death (1 Cor. 15:55, Heb. 2:14-15, Rev. 1:18). Each and every one who has put their trust in Jesus Christ for salvation - as taught in the Holy Scriptures - shall never be ultimately defeated, discouraged or disappointed (2 Cor. 1:9-10).

Oh, what joy to the trusting heart when the King of Fears (Death) is defeated (Col. 2:12-15; Rev. 20:14)! My dear friend, the Easter Bunny in all his "magical splendor" could never accomplish that! REALITY is so desperately needed in this hour not fairy tales and vain traditions that CANNOT deliver a man or woman's soul in that Day of ETERNAL judgment (Rev. 20:11-15, 22:15).

"O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ" (1 Cor. 15:55-57)

"Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?" (John 11:25-26)

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead" (1 Peter 1:3)

"Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him: Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him. For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God. Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord" (Romans 6:8-11)

"Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification" (Romans 4:25)

This Easter, do you truly know the RESURRECTED Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior? He alone can deliver from the penalty of sin and the tyranny of death (John 3:16-17, Rom. 10:2-4, Rev. 1:5). Oh, to comprehend the REALITY of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead! It will change your life, and you will NEVER be the same!

Jesus said: "Fear not; I am the first and last: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death" (Rev. 1:17-18)

As you sit around the dinner table with loved ones and friends this Easter, may you examine your hearts and minds to be sure that you are truly trusting in the saving grace of Almighty God and His Precious Son (Acts 16:29-31, Rom. 10:2-4, Eph. 2:8-9, 1 John 5:10-13). Examine what is taught in the Holy Scriptures for yourself and see (Eph. 2:8-9; 1 Peter 1:18-23). May you truly be able to say with all of your heart, "I KNOW Him and the POWER of His Resurrection" (Philip. 3:10a)!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.


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