Saturday, April 25, 2020

What Kind of Fool Would We Be to Go Without Almighty God's RIGHTEOUS Presence? A Song of Testimony and Praise!





Dear friends, what kind of FOOL would we be if we were to go forth in this evil life without our ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS Savior's PRESENCE and PERFECT will for our journey (Ex. 33:14-15, Psalm 23, Prov. 3:5-6, John 10:27-30)? This song of personal testimony challenges us to hear our Lamb and Shepherd's voice and not to leave Him out of any decision that we make! Dear friends, NEVER deviate nor leave His PERFECT WILL and PLAN for your life! Hear His still small voice and the Spirit's direction and you will ALWAYS BE SAFE in the ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS arms and risen nail-pierced hands of your precious Jesus (Matt. 4:18-20, John 10:27-30, Phil. 2:12-13, Rev. 1:17-18)!

Dear friends, NEVER deviate nor leave His PERFECT WILL and PLAN for your life! Hear His still small voice and the Spirit's direction and you will always be safe in the ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS arms and risen nail-pierced hands of your Jesus!

Almighty God's PERFECT PEACE is ALWAYS found in His PERFECT WILL and WAY for our journey (Psalm 23, Isa. 12:2, 26:3-4, 50:10, John 10, Phil. 4:4-7). Beloved, stay on His narrow road; as the voice of your ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS Lamb, Savior and Shepherd leads, directs and comforts our hearts all the way home (Prov. 3:5-6, John 10:27-30, Heb. 11:6)! God speed (1 Cor. 10:31)!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Global Warming/ Climate Change - The Bible Has The Answer




















Almost overnight, the concept of man-made global warming has become an accepted fact. Debate on this issue is rarely tolerated and millions of people are fearful that man’s activities are leading to a gradual global catastrophe. Cries to reduce auto emissions, burn less fossil fuels and shrink our carbon footprint have made people uncertain what the future holds for planet earth.

The Bible however, speaks quite clearly of God’s sovereign control over the earth’s climate. Jesus said, “That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust” (Matthew 5:45) God promised Noah, “While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease” (Genesis 8:22) This pattern of cyclical seasons has been faithfully kept by God since the Genesis Flood.

But the phrase, “while the earth remaineth,” warns of a future day spoken of by the Apostle Peter : “But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men” (2 Peter 3:7) Peter was simply echoing the Old Testament Psalmist who wrote, “Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands. They shall perish, but thou shall endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed: But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end” (Psalm 102:25-27).

Peter further warned, “The day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which 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) While this will certainly be global warming, it will neither be gradual nor the result of auto emissions.

What then is the reason for God’s coming judgment? While He walked the earth the Lord Jesus Christ never warned of the effects of environmental pollution but rather of the inward pollution of a person’s heart. “For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies” (Matthew 15:19) The Lord’s mission was clearly stated by the Apostle Paul when he wrote in the book of Galatians, Jesus Christ “gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God our Father (Galations 1:4)

The Bible declares Jesus Christ is both Creator and Redeemer. “He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not. He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name” (John 1:10-12)

Yes, Christ’s work when He shed His blood on Calvary ’s Cross can save a sinner from God’s righteous judgment. And if the Lord will save those who trust Him from an immoral and bankrupt heart, how much more shall He save them from the wrath to come? Won’t you trust Him today?

For, “if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved” (Romans 10:9)

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DMG I.F.




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Baalism's Suicidal Nature Worship and Sexual Decadence (Earth Day)


(In light of the radical Left's New Green Deal).

Much of ancient Israel’s plight, well documented throughout the Old Testament, was its insatiable thirst for pagan nature worship. This of course was in direct violation of the first two commandments of the Mosaic Law which commanded Israel not to worship any other false god or idol (Exodus 20:3-4). The reason why Israel was forbidden to worship other gods, the natural created order, and idols, was given in Genesis. Genesis 1 presents to the reader an ultimate Creator who made the universe out of nothing through His omnipotent spoken word, and then climaxed the creation process with the making of man in His own image. This foundational truth is in fact basic to the first two commandments of the Mosaic Constitution, the rest of which was summarized by the Son of God Himself, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments (Matthew -40).”

The worship of God as the Creator and human ethics went hand in hand in the Mosaic Law.

In other words, the worship of God as the Creator and human ethics went hand in hand in the Mosaic Law. The first four commandments demand love for God. Commandment five demands love for parents, and commandments six through ten demand love for others. Man was thus to worship and love God as His Maker, and the best way to fulfill this was to treat one’s neighbor with love and respect precisely because he too was made in God’s image. As such, the entire Mosaic legislation was written with the reality of Genesis 1 in mind, and once this truth was forgotten or compromised by idolatrous nature worship, love and respect for both God and man are inevitably diminished. This placed Israel upon the downhill slide of a preoccupation with all things superficial, which snowballed into anti-human asceticism during the divided kingdom stage, and bottomed out with human sacrifice and cannibalism at the end of line for both Israel in the north (722 BC) and Judah in the south (586 BC).
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Israel’s Adulterous Affair with the Nature god Baal

During the divided kingdom stage after Solomon (931-586 BC), God punished both the house of Israel and Judah by sending them into exile because they adopted pagan nature worship as their unofficial national religion, imported from the surrounding Canaanite countryside. Shockingly, this thirst for foreign nature worship is often described in graphic sexual language to heighten the shameful offensiveness of their actions. In Jeremiah, the kingdom of Judah is compared to “a wild donkey accustomed to the wilderness that sniffs the wind in her passion. In the time of heat who can turn her away? All who seek her will not become weary; in her month they will find her (Jeremiah ).” In the same context just a few verses back, the text reads “for long ago I broke your yoke and tore off your bonds; but you said ‘I will not serve!’ For on every high hill and under every green tree you have lain down as a harlot (Jeremiah ).” Worse is that the idols which Israel bowed down to in their pagan nature worship were compared to sexual toys, “because of the lightness of her harlotry, she polluted the land and committed adultery with stones and trees (Jeremiah 3:9).” Nature worship was thus seen as a form of spiritual adultery. The Old Testament prophets compared it to prostitution. Hence, Israel had broken her ‘marriage vows’ with the Mosaic Covenant, which she had entered into at Mt. Sinai after they had come out of Egypt.
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Shockingly, this thirst for foreign nature worship is often described in graphic sexual language to heighten the shameful offensiveness of their actions.

This pagan nature worship was purposefully described with such graphic sexual language precisely because cult prostitution and sexual mysticism was a big part of the nature worship process. Sexual fertility cults and the desire for a corresponding agricultural fertility were weaved together into a pornographic nature worship scheme that corrupted the entire nation and its people. Throughout Israel’s and Judah’s history, this deviant and natural instinctual behavior, in great contrast to the dictates of the Mosaic Law, was most often associated with the worship of the nature god Baal. Baal was the god of grain and the god of thunder. He was in fact the weather god. The name Baal itself simply means ‘lord.’ Thus, as the tribal lord of the people and the land, Baal was not only often confused with the ‘Lord’ of the Old Testament, but he was also in charge of agricultural fertility and the weather.

Thus, in addition to sexual abandon, the worship of Baal also incorporated harsh ascetic practices into their nature worship as well.

However, Baal was not all powerful like the Hebrew God. On the contrary, he was forced each and every year to have a life and death struggle with the god of death, Mot, reflecting the fate of the seasons. Baal dies every summer under the excessive heat and drought. Baal however, with the help of sexual and bloody rituals, comes back to life to defeat Mot for the cooler autumn weather and the fall rain. Thus the chaotic weather was blamed on the struggle between Baal and Mot, which could only be pacified through cultic prostitution on the one hand and strict asceticism on the other. Thus, in addition to sexual abandon, the worship of Baal also incorporated harsh ascetic practices into their nature worship as well. Ecstatic pleasure and bloody pain were used to propitiate the nature gods for the sake of fair weather (1 Kings 18:25-29). Thus, Baal nature worship was completely indulgent with regard to sexual mysticism on the one hand, but overly strict, harsh, and severe on the other hand with regard to ascetic practices, with occasional bouts of human sacrifice along the way (2 Kings 17:28-41). Worst of all is that much energy and riches were spent in the promotion and practice of the cult. Israel wasted its wealth and activities on the worship of Baal, which eventually led to the nation’s downfall.

Isaiah 57 records the loss of spiritual leadership that contributed to the suicidal demise of the nation where “the righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; and the devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from evil (Isaiah 57:1)Here Isaiah notes while the good men die off and are taken away to paradise, on the earth no one replaces them. Left behind are the nature worshiping counter culture rebels of society, “against whom do you jest? Against whom do you open wide your mouth and stick out your tongue? Are you not children of rebellion, offspring of deceit, who inflame yourselves among the oaks, under every luxuriant tree, who slaughter the children in the ravines, under the clefts of the crags? (Isaiah 57:4-5).” Here is seen nature worship, sexual abandon, and child sacrifice all rolled up into one outdoor whore house of death.

Here is seen nature worship, sexual abandon, and child sacrifice all rolled up into one outdoor whore house of death.

Not surprisingly, this contradictory lifestyle of sexual license and strict asceticism/human sacrifice was foisted upon the people by the cultivated crowd, the elites of the society. They, of course, were far more influenced by the surrounding Canaanite religious culture than by the Mosaic Constitution. Nonetheless, the commoners often enjoyed nature worship as much as their leaders, leaving prophets of the Old Testament sometimes comparing themselves to jackals (Micah 1:8), or roaming the streets of Jerusalem looking for at least one righteous man (Jeremiah 5:1-14). As such, the population at large was completely oblivious to the approaching doom which the Old Testament prophets foresaw. The fact that this downhill process was over 200 years in the making only contributed further to their false sense of security.
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Israel’s Nature Worship Destroyed Their Economy & Agriculture

So addicting were such cultic practices that the Canaanite nature religion slowly and inexorably enveloped the entire country and completely corrupted its religious, political and business institutions, eventually bleeding God’s people dry (Hosea 2:1-13). It was a long painstaking process, but it finally choked off what was left of the Mosaic Constitution and the associated blessings of the promised land, leaving the country in agricultural and economic misery. The agricultural and economic prosperity which God richly gave them was wasted on Baal nature worship (Hosea 2:8). Wallowing in such self induced misery and poverty, the depopulation of the promised land ensued. Finally, nature religion finished Israel off with child sacrifice (2 Kings 17:1-18). The fertility of nature was often associated with the killing of children. Thus, in the Northern Kingdom of Israel, what started out with freedom under the rule of law (Exodus), devolved into nature mysticism and political tyranny (1 Kings 21), which collapsed under conspiracy and military coups, and finally ended with the Assyrian invasion and exile (2 Kings 14:28-17:18) in 722 BC. Even Judah ignominiously ended with child sacrifice and ultimately cannibalism (Jeremiah 19:1-13) during the Babylonian invasion 120 years later.
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Wallowing in such self induced misery and poverty, the depopulation of the promised land ensued. Finally, nature religion finished Israel off with child sacrifice.

In the book of Hosea, because of the northern kingdom of Israel’s false nature worship, the God of the Old Testament promises to turn the agricultural prosperity of the promised land into a wilderness unable to feed its people, “I will destroy her vines and fig trees, of which she said, ‘these are my wages which my lovers have given me.’ And I will make them a forest, and the beasts of the field will devour them. I will punish her for the days of the Baals when she used to sacrifice to them and adorn herself with her earrings and jewelry, and follow her lovers, so that she forgot about Me (Hosea -13).”

The same judgment also befell the southern kingdom of Judah because of her own idolatrous nature worship. Isaiah predicts a Jewish Dust Bowl of biblical proportions (Isaiah 5:6, 10-15, 24). In the book of Micah, God determined that He would turn the mountainous Jerusalem temple area into a forest unfit for true religious worship (Micah 3:12). By Ezekiel’s day, at the end of the long road to destruction, nature worship left Judah in a slaughterhouse specifically designed by God to teach the nation a most serious lesson, “then you will know that I Am the Lord, when the slain are among their idols around their altars, on every green tree and under every leafy oak – the places where they offered soothing aroma to their idols (Ezekiel 6:13).” Thus in the end, nature worship sacrificed the Jewish people with a counter culture religion loaded with backward motivations, goals and practices where the creation was worshiped rather than the Creator. That such a subversive and regressive form of nature worship led to both the Assyrian and Babylonian exiles is hardly surprising.

Nature worship and environmentalism has been slowly replacing America's Judeo-Christian heritage that so many have taken for granted.

Nature worship and environmentalism has been slowly replacing America's Judeo-Christian heritage that so many have taken for granted.  This 'evolutionary' process largely began in America in the 1960's as the sexual revolution coincided with a 'get back to nature' attitude that continues unabated to this day.  In fact, America's previous love for the pioneering days of old has been hijacked by a romanticized view of nature that is far more in line with what the original pioneers fought against when they tamed the western frontier.  The Genesis mandate to subdue and fill the earth (Genesis 1:26-31) was part and parcel of the Manifest Destiny doctrine that conquered the west.  Today, this has become an embarassment to the modern American mindset.  This reveals a vast change of attitude that is far reaching in its consequences, and has the potential to completely reverse what originally built America.  Furthermore, this 'get back to nature' attitude is not something new.  It has its roots in ancient paganism, and the best historical example that can be found anywhere to understand what America is currently being faced with is to return back to the Old Testament.  Israel, after having conquered the promised land (Joshua - 1400 BC), later became infatuated with nature worship beliefs called Baalism (850-600 BC).  This change of attitude eventually led to the nation's demise.  It completely reversed the conquest of Joshua and sent the nation packing into the Assyrian and Babylonian exiles respectively. 
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The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!


RMM I.F.


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This is an excerpt from Nazi Oaks: The Green Sacrificial Offering of the Judeo-Christian Worldview in the Holocaust,” written by Mark Musser copyrighted in 2010. This excerpt may not be reproduced in any form, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording or otherwise) without prior written permission of the author, except as provided by United States of America copyright law.

Mark is also the author of and a commentary on the warning passages in the book of Hebrews calledWrath or Rest: Saints in the Hands of an Angry God.”

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Are You Pondering About God in Light of the Coronavirus Epidemic?

Maybe of late, in light of our nation's instability and the Coronavirus epidemic, you have found yourself pondering, what is TRUTH and what are the answers to the crisis of this fallen crazy world? My dear friend,  Almighty God has the remedies and solutions that we so desperately need today and they are ALL found in the lovely Person of His dear ETERNAL Son, the Lord Jesus Christ (John 3:16-17).

My dear friend Almighty God has the remedies and solutions that we so desperately need and they are all found in the lovely Person of His ETERNAL dear Son, the Lord Jesus Christ.

My dear friend, Almighty God calls out to you today in Spirit and in TRUTH, and wants you to know that He ETERNALLY CARES and LOVES you (Jer. 29:11-13, John 3:16-17)! How wonderful is that!! Dear friend, will you hear His tender RIGHTEOUS voice today, or will you push away the REALITY and LIGHT of His Person and LOVE, and walk back into the subjective darkened world of DEATH, DELUSION and DARKNESS (2 Cor. 4:2-4, Eph. 2:1-2). Almighty God leaves the choice to you. What will you choose, LIFE (John 17:3) or DEATH (Rev. 20:11-15); LOVE or FEAR? My dear friend, choose Jesus; for in doing so you will choose FORGIVENESS, PARDON,  ETERNAL LIFE, and JOY FOREVER (1 Cor. 2:9). Absolutely no delusional “spiritual philosophy” of fallen man will EVER give you that and will NEVER satisfy your broken heart and soul! Dear friend, choose Jesus, and let your NEW and TRUE life ETERNALLY begin (Matt. 11:28-30; John 1:12; 8:32-36; 14:6; 2 Cor. 5:17-21, Eph. 2:1-14, Rev. 22:1-5)!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!!

DJP I.F.

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

Is There Anything Too Wonderful?




Is There Anything Too Wonderful 
(Jer. 32:17-19; 27, Mark 9:23; 10:27, Eph. 3:20-21)

Years have gone by since you ransomed my soul
I have seen Your mighty hand and Your will for me to know
You have been my Hiding Place, You have been my Blessed Hope
When all, seemed so lost

How can I fear, when Your Presence shines so bright!
As the sun in its strength, yeah Thy glory in its might!
What's impossible with men, is truly possible through Thee
Thy risen Son, my ETERNAL Victory!

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Ah, My Lord is there anything too wonderful, is there anything too hard for Thee, which Thy mighty hand cannot do! Thou hast made the worlds by Thy spoken Word, Thou hast redeemed my soul from Satan’s chains and Death's dread sting, Ah my Lord is there anything, too hard for Thee

Mountains are moved, and cast into the sea!
Giants are slain, with a stone and a sling!
Satan laid waste with one Word from our Lamb and
Death's reign destroyed by Thy risen nailed pierced hands!

(Chorus)

Ah, My Lord, is there anything too wonderful, is there anything too hard for Thee, which Thy mighty hand cannot do! Thou hast made the worlds by Thy spoken Word, Thou hast redeemed my soul from Satan’s chains and Death's dread sting, Ah my Lord is there anything, Ah my Lord, is there anything, too hard for Thee, Nothing My God is too hard for Thee