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Who was Melchizedek?

1 Feb

Melchizedek-of-Salem Hebrews 7:1-3 18:21, “For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him, to whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all, first being translated “king of righteousness,” and then also king of Salem, meaning “king of peace,”  without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, remains a priest continually.” Who was Melchizedek? This mysterious Priest who appears in the book of Hebrews is in actuality not so mysterious. In the Holy Scriptures God is always giving examples to those who are lost to the redemption found in Jesus Christ. Melchizedek is a “type,” of Christ to given as an example or to foreshadow the Messiah. In this same breath we as Believers are examples of Jesus in the modern day displaying love, kindnes and truth to the world. John the Baptist was also a foreshadower of Jesus Christ in the wilderness baptizing by water to give a example of the baptism of the Holy Spirit Jesus would present. Melchizedek is presented in a higher spiritual state state by blessing Abraham in verse 1. The tithe paid represents the “sin,” debt in which we are so honored the Lord took from us. In the same way today, we pay tithes in giving our lives totally over to the Holy Spirit of God. To be used by God for His purpose. Verse 3 says Melchizedek was “without Father or Mother,” this is not meant He did not have a natural father and Mother but that the lineage of Melchizedek was hidden by way of the Holy Spirit to furthur present him as a type of Christ. The Mechizedek Priest was needed to enlighthen the people of that day, who did not have the Holy Bible written for them at that time. With the use of computers and technology we have the ability to read a interpret the Word of God, but still have powerful men and women who guide us as examples. Martin Luther King presents a type of Moses who began the Civil Rights movement by way of God. As stated before John the Baptist was a type of Christ, as well as the Disciples. Displaying miracles, signs and wonders after the resurrection of Jesus. Most importantly we are important examples of Jesus in the modern age in being a light unto the world. Satan in the end times will elevate the Anti-Christ who will be a demonic type of Christ to deceive the world. I praise the Most High, for giving each and every man and women not only Jesus but also examples to lead us to him for redemption. Shalom…

The Power of the Tongue…

23 Nov

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Proverbs 18:21, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”

The power of the human tongue is one of the most misunderstood gifts from God. The Lord above not only equipped those who believe with the Holy Spirit, but also with the creative ability to create and also destroy, with the power of their tongue. In being made in the image of the living God (Genesis 1:27) we as his sons and daughters have this capability given to us. Hebrews 11:3 states, “By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.” This is a very important teaching that is commonly avoided, due to the enemy capitalizing on our own ability to destroy ourselves. Satan only has the power to destroy the things that we allow him to.

Remember Faith works by receiving, believing and then speaking the Word of God over our life. It is always mindful to speak love, hope, blessings over the lives and situations to release the positive energy within us given by God. The tongue is a activation switch that allows the Holy Spirit to go to work in our lives. If you believe that health is in your future speak it. If you believe your child will go to college speak it. If you desire a loved one to get saved, speak it into existence. Receiving and believing is a requirement but the release of energy is in your tongue. In the same breath the tongue can be used to curse us as well.

When we speak negative words they have the same ramifications over our lives. If we ever are down we should never say negative thoughts developed in our minds. This is why Proverbs 18:21 says DEATH as well is in the tongue. We can curse ourselves by way of negative words even if at the time we speak them we really do not mean them. The spiritual realm does not know what sarcasm is. What we speak is what will happen. Ephesians 4:29 states, “Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers.” Release the positive energy of your words today to bless others! So that they too can come into the knowledge of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Shalom…

Entertaining Angels…

28 Apr

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“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” Hebrews 13: 2

The testing of our faith will always be prevalent in our daily Christian lives. The scripture found in Hebrew 13: 2 describes Angels taking human form to test us at times. This testing is at the authority of God to see just how well we are operating in the finished work of Jesus Christ. In not only claiming to know Jesus but to act upon our belief in order to help others, spread the Gospel and allow the Holy Spirit to convict those who do not know Christ.

2 Peter 1: 3-8 describes what every Christian should adhere to as stated “And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

The Lord never wants us to become complacent in our Faith and act upon it whenever it is needed. The rewarded is being fruitful in the kingdom of God, along with growth in the Spirit and more revelation revealed. Take the time to help a strange in need the next time you are out by making a donation to the homeless, or giving directions to someone lost or a simple “hello.” You never know who spiritually you are really helping out. Shalom…

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God’s Righteousness will save the Unknowing World…

27 Jan

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Romans 2:12-16, “For as many as have sinned without law will also perish without law, and as many as have sinned in the law will be judged by the law (for not the hearers of the law are just in the sight of God, but the doers of the law will be justified; for when Gentiles, who do not have the law, by nature do the things in the law, these, although not having the law, are a law to themselves, who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and between themselves their thoughts accusing or else excusing them) in the day when God will judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ, according to my gospel.”

A familiar question arises about the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which is how will those who have never heard the Good News be saved? After all if you have never heard the story of redemption and accepted Jesus Christ as your Savior how can you be called redeemed and Holy in God’s eye? The Bible simply states that those who have never heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ will be judged based simply on their personal sense of right and wrong or conscience. We must remember that God is just in all that he does, (Revelations 19:1-2) especially with those who have never heard about Jesus.

The Lord is always prevailing on our behalf to become saved and spread the Gospel. Even in this modern information age at times the Christian message can be missed, by some in third world and communist countries. This news is very comforting, even for me at times who struggled with finding an answer for the rest of the world not fortunate enough to have been born in a free society. This can also be related to those in other religions, who have never heard the Gospel but follow a religion which teaches wholesome living. That goodness will be used to reveal Christ to the unsaved upon the Lord’s return. This is not to say those who have heard but rejected the Gospel will be saved but those who have NEVER heard and still have a still moral sense of being.

So if the question ever arises that there cannot be only one way to God. Let them know there are many roads for those who have never heard the Gospel, but they always lead to Jesus Christ the Messiah. Shalom…

14 Blessings Lost in the Fall of Man…

3 Jan

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Isaiah 59:2, “But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.”

It is amazing just how many Spiritual blessings Humanity lost by the Fall of Adam and Eve, in the Garden of Eden. From reading scripture we have a look into the World that Adam experienced before his temptation by Satan. Their are 14 very significant blessings that we lost by sin entering into this world.

1. Eternal Life (Romans 5: 12-21; Ephesians 2.) 2. Communion with God (Isaiah 59:2.) 3. Fellowship with animals (Genesis 9:2). 4. Control over all aspects of this world (Psalm 8). 5. Freedom from Satan (John 14:30; 2 Corinthian 4:4; Ephesians 6:10-18; Revelation 12:9). 6. God-consciousness (Genesis 2:25; 3:7). 7. The will to always do good (Genesis 6:5-7; Romans 7). 8. Self Control (Ephesians 2; Galatians 5). 9. Right to the Tree of Life (Genesis 3:22-24). 10. The Garden of Eden (Genesis 2:15; 3:22-24). 11. God’s glory (Romans 3:23). 12. Holiness and Righteous (Ephesians 4:22-24). 13.

The Blessings of having a perfect union with God (Revelations 21:1-7; 22:1-3). 14. Perfect Health (Genesis 3:16; Matthew 8:17; 1 Peter 2:24). The original sinless man once had full access to all these wonderful joyful blessings! Only one would come later with the fullness of all these and the ability to keep the law of Moses perfectly, with that being Jesus Christ. Jesus did what Adam could not which was resist sin and give eternal life unto those who believe in his death burial and resurrection.

Believing in the Lord Jesus Christ not only restores all what we had lost in the Fall but washes away all of our sins and restores the blessings. John 15:16,”Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.” Shalom…

The Serpent Seed…

1 Jan

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Genesis 3:15, (NKJV) “And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her Seed; He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His heel.”

One of the most important but overlooked facts of the Holy Bible is that of the serpent seed. The origin tale of Genesis, symbolically alludes to separate bloodlines for Cain and Abel. As believers we need to be clear on exactly what happened in the Garden of Eden between Eve and the Serpent.

We know that “trees,” represent people or kingdoms many times in the Bible which is made prevalent throughout the New Testament. The two trees, spoken of in the Garden, the “Tree of Life,” and the “Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil,”represent the Kingdom of God (Tree of Life) and one of Satan’s (Good and Evil.)

The Serpent in the Garden was used as a pawn in Satan’s game to corrupt the bloodline of man, seeing God had given so much power unto man who Satan saw as weaker than heavenly beings, used the serpent to seduce Eve. Genesis 3:13 (KJV), “And the Lord God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.”

The word beguiled means to entrap or seduce, in which Eve partook in the sinful nature of Satan and gained knowledge and awareness of sexual knowledge. In return this same knowledge was made aware unto Adam shortly after. The “fruit,” of the tree of “Knowledge of Good and Evil,” was not literal fruit we eat today but represented sin and all sin to include sexual promiscuity. This sexual act between Eve and the Serpent angered God who cursed Eve, that in her infidelity she would now bring forth children. Genesis 3: 16 (KJV), “Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.” If Eve’s only sin was eating a piece of fruit, then why did God punish Eve with child bearing?

This is because Adam and Eve were given sexual knowledge before they were permitted to know and brought forth sin and a ungodly bloodline through the Serpent. Satan was able to inject his nature into the human race by corrupting Adam and Eve, who we inherit our genetic traits from now. When Eve conceived Cain she new immediately that he was not of Adam. Genesis 4:1 (KJV), “And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord.” Cain from the first look from Eve knew he was different, and wrongfully claimed He was from God misinterpreting Genesis 3:15 (see above) Eve thought that this “special” child was a gift from God but was the fraternal twin of Abel through the serpent. Cain took on all the murderous and deceitful attributes of His father Satan, murdering Abel and lying to God as well. Cain fled to the Land of Nod, where he married and produced other offspring as well through the serpent seed into the human gene pool. the Bible follows Cain bloodline in Genesis 4:16-24 and then stops. The Bible then begins recording the new son Seth and the Bible story continues on from there until now.

Why is this? Because Cain was not of Adam and not in the original creation of God. More proof of this is offered in the genealogies of the origins of man in Genesis chapter 5, Chronicles chapter 1, Luke chapter 3:23-38. Cain is absent from all these records because He was not from the offspring of Adam. So what became of Cain and his lineage? This bloodline continued in their wicked ways during the time of Christ and the Apostle Paul. Jesus stated in John 8: 37-47 (KJV), “I know that ye are Abraham’s seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you. I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and ye do that which ye have seen with your father.

They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham’s children, ye would do the works of Abraham. But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham. Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God. Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word. Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not. Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me? He that is of God heareth God’s words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.”

John also stated this in 1 John 3:12, “Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother’s righteous.” This serpent seed continues today now in the realm of politics, religion and secret organizations, spreading false doctrine and lies to the world, and preparing the way world to accept the Anti Christ. It is important to know why many human beings in their nature be so evil and deceitful at times. Knowing, that in the distant past deceit, murder and corruption entered through the Adam and Eve and the serpent seed. Shalom.

Lucifer’s Flood (The Katabole)

31 Dec

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2 Peter 3:5-7, “But they deliberately forget that long ago by God’s word the heavens existed and the earth was formed out of water and by water. By these waters also the world of that time was deluged and destroyed. By the same word the present heavens and earth are reserved for fire, being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.”

The term “Lucifer’s flood,” is another name for describing the fall of Satan, which took place in the Pre-Adamite World in a time long ago. The Apostle Peter states that in the beginning when the Earth was first formed a cataclysmic event happened between Genesis 1:1 and verse 2, which caused the Earth to become void and formless, and also the total extinction of Life on this planet by having the sun blocked out by God.

These events represent a judgement which took place of the social system at that time that resulted in the Lord destroying all life. Whenever God blocks out the sun or causes darkness to fall on the land as in Gen 1:2, is always the result of judgement ( see Gen 6-8, Ex 10:21, Jer 4:23, Joel 2:31, Rev 6:12, 8:12, 9:2, 16:10) This was the judgement of Satan when He rebelled against God. This judgement is recorded in Ezekiel 28:13-17 states, “You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz and emerald, chrysolite, onyx and jasper, sapphire, turquoise and beryl. Your settings and mountings were made of gold; on the day you were created they were prepared. You were anointed as a guardian cherub, for so I ordained you. You were on the holy mount of God; you walked among the fiery stones. You were blameless in your ways from the day you were created till wickedness was found in you. Through your widespread trade you were filled with violence, and you sinned. So I drove you in disgrace from the mount of God, and I expelled you, O guardian cherub, from among the fiery stones. Your heart became proud on account of your beauty, and you corrupted your wisdom because of your splendor. So I threw you to the earth; I made a spectacle of you before kings.” This judgement caused the Earth to fall into chaos and destroyed utterly all life forms on the Earth at that time. Until Man was created in Genesis 1:26 and was empowered to replenish the Earth in Genesis 1:28.

Many read over the fact that God said to “replenish,” the earth meaning that something had to be here before Adam to be replenished. Which Satan’s fall destroyed. The flood of 2 Peter 3:5-7 destroyed the entire Earth, causing the world to have to be replenished by Adam some time later, as opposed to the days of Noah God spared the Earth because the sun was never blocked out causing much of the plant life and other life forms to survive the 2nd flood which was that of Noah’s day.