Sunday, April 5, 2020

Palm Sunday in America - Will You Receive Him or Crucify Him?












Many in America today are playing the "Christian" role while refusing to believe God's Word and the TRUE Gospel message (Matt. 7:13-23, Acts 4:12, Rom. 6:23, 10:2-4, 1 Cor. 15:1-4, Eph. 2:8-9). No day throughout the year is as revealing as Palm Sunday! The very people who DO NOT want to hear the TRUE Gospel message all year long and despise the Bible will be getting their palms today and playing the hypocrite! For these will welcome Jesus gladly in their time schedule for an hour on Palm Sunday, a few days later on Good Wednesday; shout, " CRUCIFY HIM! CRUCIFY HIM!" Not much has changed in 2000 years to our present day.

 For these will welcome Jesus gladly in their time schedule for an hour on Palm Sunday, a few days later on Good Wednesday; shout, " CRUCIFY HIM! CRUCIFY HIM!" 

Dear friends, how do 2.7 to 3 million people and pilgrims who were attending the Passover in Jerusalem ABSOLUTELY change their heart so quickly; from GREAT RECEPTION to GREAT REJECTION!? It is very simple really. For when individuals TRULY see the Lord Jesus Christ for who He TRULY is from the Holy Scriptures (Isa. 53, John 1:1-3, Rom. 10:2-4,  Heb. 1:2-3, Rev. 1:7), and find out why He came to die for the sins of the whole world (John 1:12; 3:16-17;36, Acts 4:12, 1 John 2:2;4:10); and why ALL need to REPENT and be SAVED (John 8:24; 11:25, Acts 16:28-31; 17:28-31, Rom. 3:23; 6:23, 7:18-25, Rev. 1:5-7), this becomes a crossroad for many (Matt. 7:13-23). That surface, non-rooted, unregenerate, religious spirit was not just prevalent back at the crucifixion of Jesus, but that same spirit is very well alive today preparing this world for the Anti- Christ and the Day of the Lord (Matt. 7:21-23; 1 Cor. 2:13-14, Tit. 1:15; 1 John 2:15-22; 4:1-10, Rev. 3:14-20)! 

"What will YOU do with Jesus?"

It is at this point that the majority of people who "identify" as "Christian" reject the very One they say they follow and give the ONLY RIGHTEOUS Savior of the world, the BIG thumbs down and a shout CRUCIFY Him! Away with Him (John 3:19-21)! Dear friends, I was one such a person before I came to Christ, but by the grace of God, He was very long-suffering to me and in that time I came to the saving knowledge of Him. I had to deny my self, ways, lifestyle, and thinking and objectively believe Almighty God and His Word and when I got to that point my hard heart was convicted and I was finally set free and delivered (Isa. 1:18; 53; John 1:12; Rom. 2:4; 5:6-10, Eph. 1:7; 2:1-10, 2 Cor. 5:17-21, Heb. 2:14-15, 1 Peter 3:18 Rev. 1:17-18)!  Here is a link to my brief personal testimony

It is at this point that the majority of people who "identify" as "Christian" reject the very One they say they follow and give the ONLY RIGHTEOUS Savior of the world, the BIG thumbs down and a shout CRUCIFY Him!

Bring the Biblical Jesus into the religious arena and it is game on and total war (John 3:19-21, Acts 17:24-31, Rom. 1:18-32; 2 Tim. 3:1-5, Jude 1:10)! The tragic REALITY is that the absolute majority of people are very content with their "my Jesus" or "conservative Jesus" or "liberal Jesus" or "moderate Jesus" and VERY UNEASY with the Biblical Jesus of the Holy Scriptures; for to look at that Jesus is to fall flat on our face, repent and be delivered from the wrath to come (Acts 16:28-34)! Just study the Four Gospels and see for yourself the friction and reaction Jesus received from the demonically governed religious masses and their leaders (Matt. 7:21-23; 15:1-9; 16:1-4; 21; 23; 26:57-68, Mark 3:1-6, Luke 14:1-6; 19:47; 20:9-23; 22: 1-7; John 5:18; 37-43; 7:15-20; 8:42-59; 10:24-30; 19:15; Rom. 8:5-8; 1 Cor. 1:10-14).

The tragic REALITY is that the absolute majority of people are very content with their "my Jesus" or "conservative Jesus" or "liberal Jesus" or "moderate Jesus" and VERY UNEASY with the Biblical Jesus of the Holy Scriptures!

It is in Almighty God's GRACE, MERCY, and LOVE that He sent His Son to die for our trespasses and sins against the ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS PERFECTION of Almighty God (John 3:16-17). If we could be "good enough", God the Father would have NEVER needed to send His RIGHTEOUS Son to die for the sins and trespasses of the world; and to be the RIGHTEOUS PROPITIATION for our fallen humanity and unrighteous deeds (Isa. 53, Mark 10:45, John 3:16-17, Rom. 6:23; 10:2-4; 1 John 4:10)!


The Lord Jesus came into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday to do battle with Satan, death and the sins of ALL the world and by the end of the week; on the first day of the week; He defeated them ALL and then was accended to the Right hand of God the Father.


Dear friends, Let me challenge you this Palm Sunday as someone did me thirty years ago. Do you really have a saving relationship to Jesus Christ as the Holy Scriptures so simply and clearly teach? I like to challenge you to objectively and prayerfully read the Gospel of John and see for yourselves. Either be real with God or do your own thing without Him. We cannot change our ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS Creator nor bring Him down into the gutter of our fallen unregenerate mentality (Matt. 15:1-20, Rom. 1:18-32; 10:2-4; 1 Cor. 1:29; James 2:10). We must BELIEVE that He is and that He is a rewarder of all those who diligently seek Him (Heb. 11:6)! The Lord Jesus came into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday to do battle with Satan, death and the sins of ALL the world and by the end of the week; on the first day of the week; He defeated them ALL and then was accended to the Right hand of God the Father (Psalm 110:1, Isa. 53; Matt. 28:6, John 2:18-22; Acts 1:10-12; 2:22-38; Rom. 1:1-4, Phil. 2:5-11, Heb. 1:2-3, Rev. 1:17-18, Rev. 21; 22:1-2). That is Who we need to believe in with ALL our hearts! He died for us that we may live FOREVER! This Palm Sunday what a day to receive Him into your heart in Spirit and in TRUTH if you have never done so! May it be!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

What must I do to be saved and go to Heaven?


My Very Brief Testimony

The One I Thought I Knew
I Sold My Soul to Rock N Roll But Jesus redeemed Me


Why call Me Lord, Lord and do not the things I say?

You call Me the Way and walk Me not!
You call Me the Life and live Me not!
You call Me Master and obey Me not!
You call Me Bread and eat Me not!
You call Me Truth and believe Me not!
You call Me Lord and serve Me not!
If I condemn you blame Me not.
Geoffrey O’Hara------



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