Saturday, September 9, 2017

Biblical Teaching Regarding Climate Change - Psalm 147:5-18

Climate change is a “hot” topic these days and we have a brief biblical outline and perspective on this matter which is much needed today. To properly understand this topic we must view this subject from Almighty God our Creator's point of view and perspective lest we be misled by our emotions, junk science, the god of this world, his minions and the hysteria of our day (Psalm 119:105, 2 Cor. 11:13-14, Eph. 6:12).

Consider these facts:
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1.) The ETERNAL SOVEREIGN God and Creator controls every aspect of the weather on planet earth. Climate IS the Lord’s obedient slave: “Fire, and hail; snow, and vapors, stormy wind fulfilling His Word” (Psalm 148:8).
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2.) The constancy of the seasons and the general stability of the weather IS GUARANTEED by Almighty God in the Noahic covenant (Gen.8:22): “While the earth remaineth, seed time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.”
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3.) When the nation Israel disobeyed Almighty God's RIGHTEOUS laws and ordinances, they were justly placed under His RIGHTEOUS curses which included serious famine and weather problems (Deuteronomy 28).
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4.) It is the absolute height of pride for man to think that his actions or lack of actions will affect this earth’s climate in any significant way (Isaiah 2:12, 22).
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5.) In the up coming seven year tribulation period after the Rapture of the Body of Christ (Isa. 24, Matt 24, Rev. 6-19) there will be severe global plagues which will EXPONENTIALLY and  CATASTROPHICALLY affect the entire environment and climate of planet earth. These plagues will include severe famine (Rev. 6:5-6), destruction of vegetation and sea life (Rev. 8:7, 9), seas and rivers turning to blood (Rev. 16:3-4) and unparalleled global warming (Rev. 16:8-9).
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6.) In the Kingdom Age of Jesus Christ - which will be established after Christ's second coming to planet earth - the weather will be ideal and the environment will be Edenic (Isa. 11). However, even in the millennial reign of Jesus Christ, those who openly disobey and disregard Almighty God's RIGHTEOUS moral and spiritual absolutes and laws will face serious consequences relating to the weather. For example; Almighty God will withhold rain from any nation which seeks not to honor their Creator's RIGHTEOUS mandates (Zechariah 14:16-19).
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7.) Following the Kingdom Age and reign of Jesus Christ, Almighty God will then finally destroy the present day heavens and earth with extreme nuclear heat and melt and dissolve the entire universe: “the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up” (2 Peter 3:10). It will be then Almighty God will create a NEW Heavens and earth which shall be INCORRUPTIBLE, RIGHTEOUS and ETERNAL for the redeemed throughout the ages of time to live in FOREVERMORE and to serve and enjoy their ETERNAL Creator in RIGHTEOUSNESS, REALITY and TRUTH (Isa. 65:17; 66:22, 2 Peter 3:13, Rev. 21;22:1-5).
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Ah my dear friends, the puny efforts of godless men and nations will NEVER EVER alter these seven Biblical certainties. May we today be found trusting and serving Almighty God our ETERNAL Creator in Spirit and truth, who is the ETERNAL Owner and Master (Lord) of this planet and world  (Psalm 24:1), the His earth’s soon coming RIGHTEOUS King and Judge!
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“Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness?” (2 Pet. 3:11)
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The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!
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GWZ I.F./DJP I.F

Friday, September 8, 2017

Almighty God ETERNALLY Cares And Is Always There For You


















My Beloved, always remember that in Almighty God your ETERNAL Creator is NOT evil or unrighteousness (Job 34:10, Psalm 116:5, Rom. 1:18-21, 9:14). He NEVER can lie (Titus 1:2, Heb. 6:18). He is only LOVING, MERCIFUL, GRACIOUS, LONG SUFFERING and most of all RIGHTEOUS (Psalm 86:15, 103:8, 116:5, 145:17, John 4:9,16, 2 John 1:3)!

"Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right? (Gen 18:25c)”

There are many hard and overwhelming realities to deal with today in this lost and dying world. In the last couple of weeks we have seen two huge hurricanes reap havoc on our fellow Americans; but in it all Almighty God is there and cares as He reaches out to this fallen world via His ETERNAL Son and Savior. Does Jesus care? His nail pierced hands tell us that He surely does my dear friend (John 3:16-17, Rom. 8:26-39, 1 John 4:10, Rev. 1:17-18)! May we be bold as lions to believe that He does and see these realities for what they are from Almighty God’s ETERNAL perspective? It is from this Heavenly position that we will be set free from all of the temporal overwhelming realities of time and ETERNITY (John 8:32, 36, Col. 3:1-2).

My friends let me quote Almighty God once more.
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"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever (place your name) 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)."

My dear friends, I do not know how to state anything more wonderful than that! Enjoy Almighty God your Creator and let Him LOVE you as only He can in these very trying days. If you know NOT the Lord Jesus as your personal Savior, call out to Him today and He will be there to meet you and rescue you from the honorific effects of this fallen world. May it be so!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Heeding Hurricane Irma's Warnings but NOT Heeding the Coming Day of the Lord!












As hurricane Irma (the most powerful recorded Atlantic hurricane) crawls along at 16 miles per hour on its way to Florida, Floridians - who are heeding the warnings - are preparing and bracing for this monster with much zeal to the best of their abilities. Panic, dread and fear of the unknown are rightly motivating Floridians to prepare, embrace and act as the clock ticks to Irma arrival.

Only a fool would pretend that Hurricane Irma is not real and be caught ill prepared to bunker down for this coming storm of devastation!

The warning signs and precise evidence of this coming hurricane are abundantly clear for all to see and only a fool would pretend that this hurricane is not real and be caught ill prepared to bunker down for this coming devastation. How true it was when the Lord Jesus rebuked the leaders of Israel and the nation for their woeful unbelief and rejection of the EXCEEDINGLY MARVELOUS WONDERS preformed by Him and His great authority as He preached the Word of Almighty God (John 21:24-25, Acts 2).

He (Jesus) answered and said unto them, when it is evening, ye say, it will be fair weather: for the sky is red. And in the morning, it will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowering. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times? A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.” (Matt. 16:1-3)

Is this NOT even so in our day here in America! The OVERWHELMING evidence and warning sirens of the collapse of this nation under the EXPONENTIAL weight of lawless men and women, social decadence and fiscal debt should be enough to wake the dead, let alone the global events of our day; but while the evidence and signs are EXPONENTIALLY abundant, America’s still loves to hope in a national and global utopian fairly tale while FULLY REJECTING REALITY, Almighty God’s Word and those who give warning (Isa. 6:9-11). The Bible (Almighty God’s Word), its ETERNAL message of SALVATION and its INFALLIBILITY are continually REJECTED by the majority of Americans (Marxist liberals, relativistic moderates and conservatives) alike today and such warnings of the Day of the Lord are mocked and scoffed at nearly all (2 Peter 3:3-5). ONLY in Almighty God's Savior Jesus Christ is there ETERNAL safety from ETERNAL ruin and the soon coming Day of the Lord (John 3:16-17, Rev. 6-19).

“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.” (Eph. 2:8-9)

“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.” (Rom. 3:23)

“For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God. For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth” (Rom. 10:2-4)

“Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name (the Lord Jesus Christ) under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

As the WARNINGS go out INTO THE HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS of America and the world, do not DECEIVE YOURSELVES into thinking that Almighty God’s Day of reckoning will NEVER come. For indeed, it is at the very door! ALL signs today point to the global tribulation spoken of by the Lord Jesus and the prophets (Isa 24, Matt. 24, Rev. 6-19). Once America falls off of the world stage, who or what will hold back the godless masses, the tyrannical evil desires of despots and the murderous rampage of evil men throughout the world? Do not take my word for it, but see for YOURSELVES what Almighty God’s Word has to say about this time.
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The REALITY is that we are as a world about to head into a time in which the words horrific, catastrophic, devastation, desolation, ravishing, violence, tribulation and turmoil take on an EXPONENTIAL meaning!  

As America and the world seeks to read and interpret all the many different signs pertaining global issues, the economy, the markets, politics, weather patterns, sports teams etc, etc… may it be YOUR sole priority to choose to have an ear and listen to Almighty God’s ETERNAL message and warning for YOU. The REALITY is that we are as a world about to head into a time in which the words horrific, catastrophic, devastation, desolation, ravishing, violence, tribulation and turmoil take on an EXPONENTIAL meaning (Rev. 6-16)!

ONLY in Almighty God's Savior Jesus Christ is there ETERNAL safety from ETERNAL ruin and the soon coming Day of the Lord!

My friend, if you know NOT the Lord Jesus as your PERSONAL Savior, please see that you do business with Him today, for He is your ONLY means of deliverance from the RIGHTEOUS judgments of Almighty God on mankind and this world’s godless rebellion (John 3:16-17, Gal. 1:4). The warning signs and data are OVERWHELMING! You must ask yourself, “Do I have the courage to face these ETERNAL REALITIES and deal with them as a responsible individual.” The choice is YOURS my friend! What will you choose?

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!


DJP I.F.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Beloved Always Remember Your Position and Standing!

My beloved, ALWAYS remember what Almighty God has told us in His precious Word; that ALMIGHTY GOD LOVES YOU (John 3:16, Eph. 3:17-19, Rom. 8:35-39), to be STRONG and of GOOD COURAGE (Josh. 1:9, Eph. 3:17-21), to FIGHT the GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH (1 Cor. 15:58, Eph 6:10-19, 1 Tim. 6:12), PRAY WITHOUT CEASING (John 14:13-14, Col. 1:9, 1 Thess. 5:17, Heb. 4:16), that we ALWAYS have the VICTORY (1 Cor. 15:57-58, 2 Cor.2:14, 1 John 5:4), to REJOICE in the Lord ALWAYS (Hab. 3:17-19, Phil. 4:4), to give THANKS in ALL things (2 Cor. 9:11, Eph. 5:20, Col 1:12), that we are MORE than Conquers in ALL THINGS (Rom. 8:37-39, Phil 4:13), that our SINS are FORGIVEN (Ps. 103:12, Col. 1:14, 1 John 2:12, Rev. 1:5), that we are SEATED in Christ Jesus at the Right hand of Almighty God (Ps. 110:1, Eph. 1:3; 2:6, Col. 3:1-4) and that we have ETERNAL LIFE (John 3:36; 17:3, 1 John 2:25, Rev. 22:1-5)!

Beloved, play the man or woman that Almighty God has called you to be for His HONOR and GLORY and be redeeming the time for His GREAT NAME’S sake in ALL that you do!

Oh my beloved, may these wonderful biblical TRUTHS and REALITIES that Almighty God our Savior has for us be FULLY applied in our lives. We will truly NEVER EVER be the same!

In these Last Days, may our lives testify to the world that there is a MIGHTY Savior, and that there is ETERNAL hope to ALL who place their absolute trust in Jesus Christ the Savior of the World (John 3:16-17, Titus 1:2).

Beloved, play the man or woman that Almighty God has called you to be for His HONOR and GLORY and be redeeming the time for His GREAT NAME’S sake in ALL that you do (Eph. 5:16-17). Our Heavenly Father has given us a mighty “OPEN DOOR”! May we not stand at the threshold of this open market and be slothful in our Divine calling!

GOD SPEED my beloved and occupy!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.


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Monday, September 4, 2017

Labor Day - Work, How Do You Value It? A Biblical Perspective













Consider Your Work
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The VALUE placed upon LABOR is a element in a society because it reflects the social structure as well as the scale of social values. One’ society, even globally, is in a state of change making for difficulties. Thus it is needful to maintain a good attitude toward work and toil which affects not only society but one’s own soul.

It is Almighty God’s MERCY and GRACE which sets the right conditions - "In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return (Gen 3:19)" – lest IDLENESS should be the ruin of one’s soul and body. IDLENESS was not made for man, nor was man for IDLENESS.

The desire of the slothful (lazy man) killeth him; for his hands REFUSE to LABOR (Prov. 21:25).
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For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat. For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies (2 Thes 3:10-11).

Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways. For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee (Psalms 128:1-2).

The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep (Eccl 5:12).

The right attitude and action to do your best is very commendable. But our best cannot make possible THE BEST which is necessary.

Consider Almighty God’s Work

Salvation, even eternal life, is not earned by the good works and diligent labors of men: NOT BY WORKS of righteousness which we have done, but according to HIS MERCY He saved us (Titus 3:5).

I have glorified thee (Almighty God the Father)on the earth: I have FINISHED THE WORK which thou gavest me to do (John 17:4).

A person cannot work his way to heaven. The Lord Jesus Christ made possible your SALVATION once and for all on the cross, and when he had finished paying the full debt of your sins and mine He cried out, “IT IS FINISHED!” (John 19:30).

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: NOT OF WORKS, lest any man should boast (Eph 2:8-9).

But to him that WORKETH NOT, but BELIEVETH on HIM that justifieth the ungodly, HIS FAITH is counted for righteousness (Romans 4:5).

Salvation is not based on what I might do; it is based on what Jesus Christ has ALREADY DONE! Salvation is not earned by WORKING; but it is gained by RECEIVING and RESTING on the work of Another! Resting, relying on the Work of Jesus Christ makes for an eternal safety and a good out working in the believer’s life.

But as many as RECEIVED him, to them gave he power to become the sons (children) of God, even to them that BELIEVE on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God (John 1:12-13).

He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God (1 John 5:12-13).

Are you resting your soul on the Person of the Lord Jesus Christ and His saving work? Are you relying on His sure Word? May it be your sole desire to know the Savior of the world, the Lord Jesus Christ! You will never be the same my friend. NEVER!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand!

MBC I.F.

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