Archive for September, 2014


Justin Welby admitted he sometimes has doubts that God exists, and questions why God doesn’t intervene to prevent injustice.

The comments were made during an interview with the BBC in Bristol cathedral.

“Do you ever doubt?” asked the BBC interviewer, Lucy Tegg.
“Yes, I do.” Welby replied. “In lots of different ways really. It’s a very good question. That means I’ve got to think about what I’m going to say. Yes, I do.” He added, “I love the Psalms, if you look at Psalm 88, that’s full of doubt.”

‘There are moments, sure, where you think ‘Is there a God? Where is God?’ Welby quickly added that, as the leader of the world’s 80 million-strong Anglican community, this was ‘probably not what the archbishop of Canterbury should say.’”

Welby said, however, he was certain about the existence of Jesus.

Welby obviously doesn’t understand the principles of the great controversy between Christ and Satan. God does not force anyone to serve Him. God has to allow Satan to manifest himself so that everyone can see his real agenda and make an informed choice to serve Him or not. Injustice, pain and suffering are all part of the way God prepares sinful human hearts for heaven. God promises to sustain His people through trial and even death. Understanding God through suffering or injustice is difficult if you do not understand the Bible.

“And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.” Matthew 24:12

Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God

Is There Anything Left You Can Trust?
58,507 Reads
 Lesson #1
In these morally challenged times – when billions are embezzled through corporate fraud when trusted, spiritual leaders prove false when lying in politics seems to be the norm when those you depend on the most often hurt you the deepest – is there anything left you can trust? Yes! You can fully trust the Bible! Why? Just take a look at the evidence… …

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Did God Create the Devil?
101,748 Reads
 Lesson #2
Most people in the world are being deceived by an evil genius bent on destroying their lives – a brilliant mastermind called the devil, or Satan. But this dark prince is much more than what you might think… many say he’s just a devious mythical figure, but the Bible says he’s very real, and he’s deceiving families, churches, and even nations to increase sorrow and pain. Here are the Bible’s am…


British PM David Cameron tells United Nations that ‘NON-VIOLENT EXTREMISM’ needs to be Eradicated like ISIS

“We must defeat this ‘ideology’ in ALL IT’s FORMS … Peddling the lies David Cameron at UNthat 9/11 or 7/7 were staged … We must deal with ALL FORMS of extremism … We must take down ‘illegal’ online material … we must stop non-violent extremists from inciting intolerance … We need to argue that PROPHECIES of a global war of religion … THESE THINGS ARE NONSENCE … We must be INCLUSIVE, engaging the widest possible coalition of countries in this international effort … We are facing an evil against which the whole of the world must unite.” (source)

This ‘terrorist threat’ is a plan of Satan’s to unite the world, ultimately, against God’s truth, because the greatest enemy to Satan is the truth found in God’s Word, and Satan hates those of us who share Bible truth. So Satan is cultivating a worldwide mindset to view Bible truth as ‘intolerance’ and ‘extremism’.

In Daniel 11:45, we see the king of the north (WHICH IS THE PAPACY) ‘planting the tabernacles of his palace between the seas and the glorious holy mountain’. The ‘seas’ are the people and nations of the world (Rev. 17:15), and the ‘glorious holy mountain’ represents the true church of God. So Daniel is telling us that the Papacy, with the help of the civil powers will place themselves IN BETWEEN the world and God’s people to STOP THE TRUTH getting to the world!

Friends, God’s people have been warning that this day was coming, when the truth would be suppressed, because this is Satan’s goal, and he has been working through the Roman Catholic Church for thousands of years to suppress the truth. During the dark ages, the Roman Catholic Church united the world against anyone living according to the Word of God in the Bible here is a quote there are many others but here is one of them. The decree set forth in the year 1229 A.D. by the Council of Valencia… places Bible on The Index of Forbidden Books. The doctrine withholds “it is forbidden for laymen (common man) to read the Old and New Testaments. – We forbid them most severely to have the above books in the popular vernacular. The lords of the districts shall carefully seek out the heretics in dwellings, hovels, and forests, and even their underground retreats shall be entirely wiped out.” (Council Tolosanum, Pope Gregory IX, Anno. Chr. 1229). They persecuted, tortured and killed MILLIONS of God’s people. That day is coming again soon!

Friends, we must work while it is still ‘day’, because the ‘night’ cometh when no man can work! (John 9:4)
It is time to fully repent of our sins and submit to Jesus Christ. It is time to be ready!

Who is the Antichrist?
109,367 Reads
 Lesson #15
Who, or what, is the Antichrist? Evil alliance, or sinister individual? Some say his appearance is still in the future. Others say he appeared long ago in the days of ancient Rome. But the Bible indicates that he is alive today! The Bible prophecies teach this antichrist power will play a crucial role in the final events of earth’s history. Do you know who he is? Are you sure? You need to be, …
The USA in Bible Prophecy.
47,191 Reads
 Lesson #21
Can it really be true? America in Bible prophecy – absolutely! When you think about it, it makes sense that the most powerful and influential nation on earth will play a vital role in the final stunning events of the world’s closing history. But even more surprises await you as the Bible reveals how the leading nation of the world came to exist and why! Please read Revelation 13:11-18 before begi…

Pope Francis visited Albania in September. The Pope said that Albania is an “inspiring example” of Christian-Muslim coexistence, and denounced how extremists are “perverting” religion to justify violence.

“The climate of respect and mutual trust between Catholics, Orthodox and Muslims is a precious gift to the country,” the pope said. “This is especially the case in these times in which authentic religious spirit is being perverted by extremist groups, and where religious differences are being distorted and instrumentalized.”

Pope Francis’ visit to Albania, a majority Muslim nation, is his first to a European country. It comes as the Islamic State is killing religious minorities in areas it controls. Albania is seeking EU membership.

Pope Francis desires to take the Catholic Church to the “periphery.” The core nations of Europe are already under the Vatican’s influence. So, for all the world to wonder after the beast, the Vatican must now begin to reach the lesser nations that are not yet aligned.

Pope Denounces Perversion of Religion for Violence

 

 

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Who is the Antichrist?
108,905 Reads
 Lesson #15
Who, or what, is the Antichrist? Evil alliance, or sinister individual? Some say his appearance is still in the future. Others say he appeared long ago in the days of ancient Rome. But the Bible indicates that he is alive today! The Bible prophecies teach this antichrist power will play a crucial role in the final events of earth’s history. Do you know who he is? Are you sure? You need to be, …

 

 


An Islamic State terrorist vowed in an exclusive interview with VICE News that the militant group is planning attacks  in New York City “soon.”

Farah Shirdon, also known as Abu Usamah Somali, is a Canadian citizen who left his native country to fight with the Islamic State in Iraq. He is seen in a recent propaganda video burning his passport and promising to destroy the U.S. and Canada.

“[We] will make some attacks in New York soon,” he told VICE News. “A lot of brothers there are mobilizing right now. … Mobilizing for a brilliant attack, my friend.”Later the interview, Shirdon addressed President Barack Obama personally.

“I hope Barack Obama listens to this message,” he said. “I swear you infidel, I swear to almighty Allah, we will fight you until the end.”

Shirdon also claimed he knows “thousands upon thousands” of people in the West who are “ready right now” to carry out attacks.

The radical Islamist said the Islamic State might stop its terror when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “crucified for his war crimes.” Another big goal for the Islamic State, he continued, is to fly the Islamic flag over the White House.  Watch video:

As we see the times we are living in God has given us warning of his soon return the Bibles says “For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.” 1 Thessalonians 5:3

The senseless violence brings to mind the words of Jesus who said the conditions of the antediluvian world just before the flood would be repeated before the second coming.

“The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence. And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.” Genesis 6:11-13

The Ultimate Deliverance
21,999 Reads
 Lesson #8
It’s no fairytale – one day, you can be free from all the hurt, hunger, aloneness, crime, and chaos infecting the world today. Doesn’t that sound wonderful? But it’s not going to be some charismatic earthly leader who’s going to deliver you… no, He’s much more superior than that! Jesus is coming soon, but there is a lot of popular misconceptions regarding just how He’s coming. So take a few mi…

The Sabbathtruth.com

Posted: September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized
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The Author of

the Sabbath

is the Author of the Christian religion — Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

He it was who brought the world into existence, making it in

six days

. He it was who rested on the

seventh day

, and blessed that day, and made it holy. For the

Son of God

was and is the Creator. “All things were made by him.”

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made” (John 1:1-3). “He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not” (verse 10). “The Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth” (verse 14).

“Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: for by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him” (Colossians 1:15, 16).

The time when He made the Sabbath, as we have already seen, was at the end of the Creation week. (Genesis 2:1-3) The way in which He made the Sabbath was by taking a day, the seventh day, and resting on it, blessing it, and sanctifying it.

The Sabbath a Day, Not an Institution

The material out of which He made the Sabbath was the seventh day. He took that day, and out of it made the Sabbath. The Sabbath is not something He placed on the day. It is the day itself. “The seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God.”

We are not commanded to “remember the Sabbath, to keep it holy.” The command is, ”

Remember the sabbath

day, to keep it [the day] holy.” The Sabbath is not something apart from the day, which can be shifted about and perhaps placed on another day. It is the day itself, the seventh day.

We hear much today about a Sabbath institution. But

the Bible

never speaks of a Sabbath institution. It talks about the Sabbath day. There is no such thing as a Sabbath institution that was blessed and made holy for the benefit of humanity, apart from the day.

It was the day that was blessed and made holy; and it is the day that thus becomes the Sabbath.

The day that God blessed can never be taken from the Sabbath. The Sabbath can never be taken from the day that God blessed. These cannot be separated. They are inseparable because they are one.

The seventh day is the Sabbath; the Sabbath is the seventh day.

Jesus made the Sabbath for the entire human race, not for one section or one nation. “The Sabbath was made for man” (Mark 2:27).

– The Attempt to Change God’s Holy Day … from Sabbath to Sunday, Carlyle B. Haynes, p. 13-14


By Jake Wallis Simons, for CNN
updated 5:51 AM EDT, Wed September 17, 2014

On the vast plains of the Altiplano plateau in South America live people who believe in magic.In a remote part of Bolivia, the indigenous Aymara people live according to traditions that have flourished for centuries.

Many of the Aymara — an ancient, indigenous race found in Bolivia, Peru and Chile — suppose that on Tuesdays and Fridays, ordinary people become vulnerable to harmful spirits and the evil eye.

That’s why on those days they stay awake and on their guard until dawn. And that is why they get together and smoke.

“When you exhale the smoke, you send back the evil spells to the sender,” says Raphaël Verona, a Swiss photographer who has just released a new book of photographs of traditional Aymara communities.

“You must also constantly pay homage to the spirits. There is a great variety of different spirits, such as the earth mother Pachamama, Supay, the god of the underworld, and the Virgin Mary.”

Earth Mother; God of the Underworld; and the Virgin Mary. From the point of view of the Aymara, there isn’t an odd one out.

A blend of animism and Catholicism

Catholicism first arrived in the region with the Spanish colonialists in the 16th Century. The early missionaries tried to encourage indigenous people to accept the Catholic God by reinterpreting their own spirits: Pachamama, they said, was Mary, and Supai was the devil.

But the match was largely erroneous. Unlike the Catholic gods, the indigenous spirits were not seen as wholly good nor wholly bad. They were believed to be capricious yet compassionate; though they could cause calamities when slighted, they could be powerful allies when appeased.

Moreover, from the point of view of the Aymara, the terrifying appearance of spirits like Supai, who is depicted with horns and a scarlet face, did not simply signify evil. Rather, it was a reflection of power, which could be used for good or ill.

Because of these irreconcilable cultural differences (which the missionaries had failed to appreciate), Catholic gods were simply added into the Aymara pantheon. Christian rituals became blended with traditional beliefs, adding another dimension to this colorful, hybrid faith.

Elaborate traditional ceremonies such as Tinku and the Oruo carnival, which involve costumes, dancing and singing, are still practiced as they have been since time immemorial. But Catholic saints are included alongside the local deities.

The paradox of the Aymara

“The Aymara people have an approach to life that seems paradoxical from the outside,” says Verona. “In Europe you are either one religion or another, either traditional or modern.

“But in Bolivia people live with both Catholicism and animism, both in modernity and in their ancestral traditions.

“They visit the Yatiri, the priest, to pay homage to deities or give prophesies when they are applying for visas, or for assistance in businesses matters.”

Despite their acceptance of modernity, the Aymara also have little truck with the idea that the spirits might not be literally real.

“Traditional stories are seen to be as true as the people talking to you at this moment,” Verona explains.

“If you ask someone if Supai, the god of the mines and the underworld, lives, they will say of course because they heard stories about it. So myths come to life very strongly in this society.”

The theater of worship

Verona first encountered the Aymara when he was living in Bolivia four years ago. There he met his wife-to-be, who is from the Aymara community, and began to meet her family and wider circle.

“I found myself entering an alien and beautiful culture,” he says. “My parents-in-law would regularly carry out rituals involving offerings of cocoa leaves, alcohol, threads of dyed wool, sugar, and molded figures to the spirits.”

It was the costumes that particularly impressed him. Enchanted by the striking masks and outfits worn by shamans and dancers, he headed back to Switzerland and convinced his friend, the

photographer Thomas Rousset, to collaborate in a photography project.

Many of the portraits were staged in people’s homes, offering a contrived, theatre-like effect; others were taken as “snapshots”. Together, this collection offers a potent evocation of this unusual and thought-provoking way of life.

“It is extraordinary to see this rich native tradition that challenges Western thinking,” Verona says. “I think there is much we can learn from them.”

Does the Catholic Church worship Mary? Do Catholics worship idols? If you ask any Roman Catholic, they will flat out reject that the church worships Mary or idols. What they will say is that they “venerate” Mary and relics. Well, let’s look at the definition of “venerate”

Please see Roman Catholic Sun Worship for more images.

The English word “venerate” comes from the Latin word “veneratus”, which means: worshipped, adored, revered, venerated.” So the word “venerate” can also mean to worship.

I have placed numerous pictures of the Catholic Church giving “veneration” to Mary, idols and relics. You decide whether they are worshipping these things or not. But before you go through the pictures. Remember these words from God … Exodus 20:4-5 …’Thou shalt not MAKE unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. THOU SHALT NOT BOW THYSELF DOWN TO THEM, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.’

Did you notice that we are not even to make any images. And we are not to bow down to them. Because just bowing down to them is WORSHIP! Take a look at these pictures and decide for yourself.

“Thou shalt not bow thyself down to them”

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John Paul II Bowing to Mary

Pope Benedict Kneeling to Mary

Pope John Paul Kneeling to Mary

Doll Adored

Madonna Worship

Mary Worship

“It is interesting to note how often our Church has availed herself of practices which were in common use among pagans…Thus it is true, in a certain sense, that some Catholic rites and ceremonies are a reproduction of those of pagan creeds.” (The Externals of the Catholic Church, Her Government, Ceremonies, Festivals, Sacramentals and Devotions, by John F. Sullivan, p 156, published by P.J. Kennedy, NY, 1942)

“It has often been charged… that Catholicism is overlaid with many pagan incrustations. Catholicism is ready to accept that accusation – and even to make it her boast… the great god Pan is not really dead, he is baptized.” (The Story of Catholicism p 37)

The Church did everything it couldto stamp out such ‘pagan’ rites, but had to capitulate and allow the rites to continue with only the name of the local diety changed to some Christian saint’s name.” (Religious Tradition and Myth. Dr. Edwin Goodenough, Professor of Religion, Harvard University. p. 56, 57) study for yourself

The Other Woman
15,178 Reads
 Lesson #22
Every marriage must rely on trust – and likewise in our union with Christ, we must remain faithful to Him and His Word. Revelation speaks about the true bride of Christ, but there is another woman who is trying to seduce believers away from God’s Word. Revelation contains a shocking message about Babylon, the other woman. Babylon is fallen, and Christ’s people must escape her charms or perish! Thu…

Who is the Antichrist?
107,144 Reads
 Lesson #15
Who, or what, is the Antichrist? Evil alliance, or sinister individual? Some say his appearance is still in the future. Others say he appeared long ago in the days of ancient Rome. But the Bible indicates that he is alive today! The Bible prophecies teach this antichrist power will play a crucial role in the final events of earth’s history. Do you know who he is? Are you sure? You need to be, …


Civil Forfeiture Law in America means the Government and Police can take your property and money WITHOUT you Committing a Crime (September 2014)

“How Cops Got A License To Steal Your Money … Three key features of civil forfeiture law give cops this license to steal … The government does not have to charge you with a crime, let alone convict you, to take your property … The burden of proof is on you … Cops keep the loot.”

The laws of the land are becoming more and more unjust, and soon we will see the mark of the beast being enforced. Then this kind of law will be used worldwide, and those of us who refuse to go along with the beast’s mark will have our property, money and everything taken from us. But they can never take our faith in Christ Jesus, who will reward those who are faithful and true with heavenly riches!

The problem today is that we live in a society where the vast majority of people will go along with anything just to be able to hold onto their possessions and worldly lifestyle they are used to. Satan has conditioned the minds of people today to focus on themselves and this life. So when the mark of the beast is enforced, the world will go along with it, rather than lose their possessions. To read of the article:  http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacobsullum/2014/09/11/how-cops-got-a-license-to-steal-your-money/

 

The USA in Bible Prophecy.
46,310 Reads
 Lesson #21
Can it really be true? America in Bible prophecy – absolutely! When you think about it, it makes sense that the most powerful and influential nation on earth will play a vital role in the final stunning events of the world’s closing history. But even more surprises await you as the Bible reveals how the leading nation of the world came to exist and why! Please read Revelation 13:11-18 before begi…