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As an anointed person, it is through God’s word that Holy Spirit inspires/directly teaches us, but only if we as part of "the body of Christ" remain attached to him, Jesus, the "vine" (John 1:1; 1 John 2:27; John 15:1-7; 1 Cor.12:12-31; Col.1:15-20; 2 Pet.1:19-21). All of us, whether anointed or not, are admonished to "test all things" - there is no exception or person excused from having their teachings scrutinized, even if such teachers implore us not to, or advise against gathering together with others to discuss scripture (1 Thess.5:19-21; 1 John 4:1; Matt.18:20). Remember, when the “Bereans” received Paul's teachings, they didn't just take Paul's word for it, but they searched the scriptures every day to test for themselves whether what Paul said was true (Gal.1:12; Acts 17:11). The apostle Paul was not fearful of the Bereans careful search of his teachings, so then, how much more so today, during these last days, should anointed persons not be fearful of others testing their teachings, for if such teachings are truly from Jesus, what is taught will stand before all meticulous scrutiny. To become spiritually drowsy and not scrutinize what we are fed as spiritual food, is dangerous, because Jesus warned us that false prophets will arise, distort truth, and mislead many, but will be difficult to identify because of their smooth-sounding words and being well-spoken of by many, so why would we ignore Jesus warning? (1 John 4:1; 2 Cor.13:5; John 18:38; 14:5,6,23; 1 Cor.3:16,17; 2 Pet.2:1; 1 Thess.5:20-22; Matt.7:15; Luke 6:26; Matt.24:25,11; Mark 13:22; 2 Cor.6:16; Acts 17:24; Jer.14:14; Psalm 55:21; 1 Rom.16:18; Matt.7:21-23; Rev.16:13). We are given scriptural admonition to test all things, including prophecies, for indeed, right now and in front of you there are apostate anointed leaders, false prophets, that have arisen and are misleading many (1 Thess.5:19-21).
For example, have you carefully examined the scriptures the word says about Armageddon? Scripture is clear that God is love, and Jesus made in the Father’s image and having made the Father known, are not destroyers, murderers, annihilators, but rather it is Satan, “the devil,” the “great dragon” who is the destroying angel, the thief, murderer and liar from the beginning and whose children do not practice righteousness but lie and deceive just like their father (1 John 4:8; Col.1:15; John 1:18; 17:3; Rom.5:8; John 3:35; 1:12; 14:6; 15:9-10; 17:22-23,26; Acts 2:39; Rom.8:16-17; 1 John 3:1-9; 1 John 3:4-8,10; Num.23:19; Heb.6:18; John 8:44; Rev.21:8; 1 Chron.21:11-12; Exod.12:23; Gen.3:1,4; 2 Cor.11:3; Matt.8:11,12; 2 Pet.2:15; Matt.12:34; Acts 13:10; Matt.24:48-51; Rev.12:9; 3:9). Examine the scriptures referenced at the end of this paragraph. Read them and you will see that God’s word is like “fire,” and the “rod,” “sword,” and “arrows” are metaphoric, symbols describing a spiritual battle led by the authority of Jesus and his chosen faithful anointed who, girded with spiritual armor, engage in a spiritual war – notice in Revelation, Jesus is described as having a sword protruding from his mouth, this signifying the spoken word of God – yes, Armageddon is a war in which the truthful testimony of God led by Jesus along with his chosen faithful anointed, engage in a spiritual battle conquering the false testimony of unfaithful rebellious anointed who prefer the lie and whose father is Satan (John 1:1; Jer.23:29; 2 Cor.10:4,5; Eph.6:13-17; Rev.1:16; 2:16; 16:16; 19:11-16; Micah 6:9; Psalm 2:9; Isa.11:4; Prov.14:3; Jer.18:6; Rom.9:20,21; Rev.2:27; Isa.11:4; Eph.6:17; Heb.4:12; Isa.49:2; Jer.5:14; Isa.66:16; Rev.11:3-6; 16:13-16; Psalm 127:4,5; 57:4; Prov.25:18; 26:18,19; Jer.50:14; Job 6:4; 2 Thess.5:20-22; Psalm 127:4,5; 57:4; Prov.25:18; 26:17-19; Jer.50:14; Job 6:4; 2 Thess.5:20-22).
We are now in the valley of decision, all are now being judged by God’s son and word, Jesus - we will either take our stand for and place faith in Jesus’ truthful words testified by the children of God, or uphold a false testimony and perish by choosing the lies of the devil and his children, children who were subjects of the kingdom but rebelled, who exchanged the truth for a lie and are false witnesses breathing out lies (John 1:1; 8:12; 3:19; Rom.1:25; Isa.65:11-12; 66:15-16; Joel 3:2,13-15; Ezek.32:7; Matt.24:29; Isa.13:9-13; Joel 1:5; Rev.13:1; Isa.57:20; Rev.13:4-5; Dan.7:25; Rev.13:6-8; 16:13-14; Rev.1:5-6; Rev.16:15-16; 2 Cor.10:4-5; 1 John 3:1-3,9-10; 5:3-5,9-12; 1 John 2:18-19,22-29; Heb.2:14; 1 Cor.15:57; Prov.12:17; 14:5; John 8:44; 1 John 3:4-8; John 17:12; 1 John 4:1; Acts 13:6,9-10; Matt.8:11-12; 13:34-43; 3:12; 7:15-20; Psalm 1:1-6; Job 19:29; 15:20-22,30-34; John 12:31; Matt.25:46; Exod.23:1; Prov.19:5,9; 25:18; 6:16-19; Isa.30:15,30-33; Rev.14:9-11; 19:20). Yes, right in front of your eyes are rebellious anointed leaders who have “turned their backs” to God, have “fallen away,” do not walk in “Spirit” but have left the “straight path” to wickedly “follow the way of Balaam” and walk in the name of an idol religious organization, an abomination prophetically foretold and symbolized in Revelation as a “wild beast” (2 Thess.2:3; 2 Pet.2:15; 2 Cor.6:16; Prov.3:5; 2 Pet.2:20-22; John 14:6; John 14:24; 1 Cor.3:11-13; 1 Cor.10:18,6-8,14,19-22; 1 John 5:21; Acts 17:24-25; John 4:24; Exod.20:23; John 14:6; Rom.8:1,9; John 3:18; Eph.2:19-22; 1 Cor.3:17; Lev.18:30; Exod.20:4-5; Hos.11:7; Jer.2:11,26-27,19; Rev.13:4,14-15; Job 19:29; Rev.19:20; 15:20-22,30-34; Matt.25:46; Jer.16:10-13). Jesus is appointed by God to judge, and he has chosen spirit-anointed persons who have repented from their idolatrous ways, returned to him as their head, and are his witnesses, delivering his message of condemnation and judgment upon rebellious unfaithful anointed who broke their spiritual covenant with God (John 1:1-5; 12:47-49; Acts 10:42; John 5:22,28-30; 2 Cor.5:10; Heb.12:2; Rev.1:8; John 6:44; 15:15; 1 John 2:20; John 14:16,26; Rom.12:4; John 13:18; 2 Cor.1:21; 2 Cor.6:19,20; 1:22; Rom.2:12,16; Rev.1:5-7; 2 Cor.13:1; Heb.10:26-29; Deut.17:6; 19:15; Matt.24:30; Isa.43:10; Rom.13:1-5; Rev.11:3-6; Isa.58:1; John 12:48; Jer.25:4; Hos.6:5; John 3:36; Rev.16:19; Rev.14:9-11; Isa.66:16; Jer.25:33; Matt.7:21-23; Dan.7:9-11; Rev.20:10-15; Matt.25:46).
Listen to the divine pronouncement of judgment. Just as God called unfaithful Israel a “prostitute,” a “harlot” due to their idolatrous deeds, the unfaithful anointed leaders, “priests,” have ignored divine law and are a harlot by their idolatrous ways (Hos.4:7,10-12; Mic.1:7; Judges 2:17; 8:33; Psalm 106:39; Isa.1:21; 23:17). They are dull-hearted and without knowledge, false prophets who have deceptively replaced the sanctity of God’s spiritual dwelling (His holy priesthood/all anointed, each being a “living stone” that builds God’s spiritual temple) with a “carved image,” a physical religious organization people willingly donate money to, just as the Israelites donated their gold to building a golden calf they claimed represented God (2 Pet.2:1-3; Jer.10:21,14,8; 1 Cor.10:6-7; 1 Pet.2:9,5; 1 Cor.12:12-14; Gal.3:26-28; Deut.18:9; 1 Cor.3:16-17; Exod.32:2-9; 1 Cor.11:19; Dan.2:43; Jer.2:11-12,14,23; Rev.14:9-11). These unfaithful anointed leaders have broken their covenant with God by their false testimony and dividing of the spiritual “kingdom” with “iron” (not-anointed men appointed over God’s holy priesthood trampling it), refusing to repent of their abominations and harlotries, and so God has dismissed them from His presence and has rejected and deposed them as kings/priests – they have no inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ and God - Jesus does not abide in them and without him, there is no eternal life (Exod.19:5,6; Rev.1:6; Jer.7:23; John 14:6,23; 15:5,7; Eph.3:17; Acts 17:24,25; John 14:24; 1 John 5:20,12; John 15:10; 2 Cor.6:16; Rev.1:5,6; Isa.30:8; Titus 1:10; Isa.30:9; Titus 1:16; Jer.2:5,8-11; Acts 7:49; Isa.46:5; Hab.2:18-19; Jer.4:1; 7:26; 2:8; 7:9-11; 3:8; 16:12; Hos.4:1,2,12; 1 Cor.6:9,10,15; Jer.2:23,35; Jos.4:6,7,12; Jer.11:10;Rev.17:
Please listen carefully not-spirit anointed overseers, whether you have been deceived into believing that scriptural reference to “elders” applies to not-spirit anointed men, or self-deceived into believing you have kingly power or a “princely” position in the spiritual temple of God, you must understand that Jesus has assigned spiritual duties to those whom he has chosen as priests, spirit-anointed persons. Not-consecrated, not-Spirit anointed men/“Gentiles” may not replace and perform priestly duties…to do so would be to take away the “constant feature,” the “sacrifices of the lips” the responsibility of spirit-anointed persons, the holy spiritual priesthood, who as “stars” (if) remaining in Jesus’ light shine, proclaim, truthful teachings that leads those who listen, to life (Lev.4:16; Isa.66:21; Exod.29:42-45; Ezek.44:9; Exod.19:5; Mal.2:7; Heb.8:1-2,5; 1 Pet.2:9,5; Eph.2:20-22; Rom.2:28-29; Rev.5:6,9-10; 1 John 2:20-21; 1 Cor.3:16,17; 2:13; Heb.13:14-15; Acts 9:15; Col.3:12; 1 Cor.6:2; Rom.6:13; Prov.10:21; Gen.22:17; John 1:1,4; 3:15-16; 14:6; Matt.5:14-16; Rev.1:20; Deut.1:10; Dan.12:3; Deut.28:58-63; Luke 6:43-45). To violate divine law and presumptuously take a “seat” in God’s spiritual temple, “the holy place,” is vehement, an act of lawlessness, wickedness, and a “disgusting thing,” yet that is what not-anointed men are doing, swarming into the temple like locusts, charging in as an army riding on horses attacking the temple, as a band of robbers plundering its spiritual treasures - you are the “man of lawlessness” and if you do not heed this divine warning, you will meet the same judgment as the harlot (2 Thess.2:3,8; Ezek.44:9; Jer.51:51; Ezek.7:20-26; Dan.7:23; 8:10-11,13; 9:27; 11:31; Luke 21:20,24;Matt.24:15,16,21,22; Rev.9:3,7-11,17-20; Dan.5:3-4; Lam.1:10; Psalm 79:1; Joel 1:6-7; 2:4,5; 1:4; 2:9; Jer.6:22-23; Matt.21:13; John 8:44; 10:10; Luke 21:20-22; Nahum 3:1-4; Ezek.6:1,9; Psalm 50:18; 2 Chron.26:18; 1 John 3:4-10; Jer.9:25; Dan.2:40-44; Rev.13:2,15-18; 14:9-11; 17:8,11; 19:20). “Let the reader use discernment,” use spiritual discernment to “catch sight” of the man of lawlessness, and “when YOU catch sight of the disgusting thing that causes desolation, as spoken through Daniel the prophet, standing in a holy place,” you are to flee! Discern, and listen, you must flee! (Matt.24:15-16; Mark 13:14-16; Dan.9:27; 11:31,36-39; 12:11; 11:45; 1 Cor.10:14,18-22).
Jesus communicated with parables and signs to indicate when the kingdom of God was near; when asked “when the kingdom of God would come,” Jesus answered, “The kingdom of God does not come with observation” (Luke 7:20,21). What did he mean? Well, “natural men” are unable to spiritually discern the end time signs because they are spiritual conditions not physical observations (e.g., natural disasters) thus, a natural man will be unable to discern that Jesus’ disciples are not persecuted by political governmental agencies, but are persecuted/“beaten” by their own “brothers”….why? Because they have tested and are correcting through scripture their brothers’ false teachings, which their brothers hate because they love their prominence, just as the Pharisees hated Jesus for threatening their positions in their religious society (Rom.8:14-17; 1 Cor.2:14; Matt.13:10,11; Matt.16:2-4; 23:1-36; Luke 12:54-56; 1 John 5:19; John 18:36; John 15:20; Matt.10:22; Luke 21:17; Eph.6:10-12). But, those of us who use spiritual discernment are not unaware, all this Jesus foretold to occur, and we as a remnant who “see” have repented of our idolatrous ways, fled the idol organization and returned to our head, Jesus, having faith in the promise that the spiritual temple administration will be completed and God’s kingdom will come (Psalm 51:1; Eph.5:14; Isa.10:20,21; 2 Cor.3:16; Matt.4:16; 2 Cor.4:6; Eph.2:5,8; Rom.3:24; Titus 3:5,6; Isa.60:1; John 3:21; Isa.10:22; Jer.50:28; Luke 4:18; John 4:10; Matt.7:7-11). The great tribulation is happening now, a time of distress when the abomination of desolation is trampling God’s spiritual holy priesthood (Prov.3:5-6; Amos 9:8; Mal.3:6; John 14:1; Mark 1:15; Mal.3:7; Isa.1:16; Ezek.37:23; John 4:23,24; 14:6; 8:12; Isa.42:16; Isa.9:2; Matt.4:16; Col.1:13; 2 Pet.1:19; Matt.13:11; Isa.27:9; Dan.11:35; 9:25; Matt.24:21; Dan.12:1; Rev.7:14; Zech.4:7; Dan.7:14; 1 Cor.15:24; Dan.7:27; Isa.48:26). Please friends, trust in God, place faith in Jesus, “test all things,” and when you catch sight of the disgusting thing/abomination of desolation, Jesus warns us to flee! Do not delay...flee! (Rev.18:4).
Jesus’ load is light and his life-giving waters are free - any who desire may join this remnant in worshipping in “Spirit and truth.” No money donations asked for, required, or accepted, and no membership and allegiance to a physical religious idol organization required for salvation (Hos.10:13; Isa.1:16; Zech.1:3; John 4:23,24; 14:6; 3:16; Matt.11:28-30; 1 John 5:3; John 4:14; Isa.55:1; Rev.21:6; Acts 26:18; John 1:5; 2 Cor.4:3). As 1 Thessalonians 5:19-21 tells us, "Do not quench the Spirit. Do not treat prophecies with contempt. Test all things; hold fast what is good" (1 Thess.5:19-21; John 6:60-65,68,69; John 1:1-5,14).
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