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Your Royal Invitation from God

God is inviting you today to become His children- kings and priests in His Kingdom. God is inviting you to become His heirs and co-heirs with His Son, Jesus Christ. You may have much in this world or you might be someone who doesn't have much in this world. Whether rich or poor, whether a good or a bad person, God is inviting you to possess everlasting life and glory. Will you accept His invitation today? Come and join His Kingdom today.
All you have to do is repent of all your sins, turn to God, and put your faith in His Son, Jesus Christ (HaMaschiach Yeshua).

Matthew 22:1-14 (NLT):
"Jesus also told them other parables. He said, 2 “The Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a king who prepared a great wedding feast for his son. 3 When the banquet was ready, he sent his servants to notify those who were invited. But they all refused to come!

4 “So he sent other servants to tell them, ‘The feast has been prepared. The bulls and fattened cattle have been killed, a…

How do you stop sinning?

How do you stop sinning? How do you overcome sin? Be born again (spiritually) into God's family.
We're physically born into this world into earthly families. Through that physical birth, we inherit a spiritual problem- sinful behavior/nature (sin). The remedy to overcome this is spiritual regeneration. This is made possible through putting your faith in Jesus Christ (HaMaschiach Yeshua) and repentance. When you put your faith in Jesus Christ and repent of all of your sins, you are able to achieve metanoia (a change/renewal of your mind/thoughts/behavior).
What type of sin do you struggle with today? Lust, envy, pride, greed, etc.? Everything can be overcome by becoming born again into God's family- becoming His own children. Human passion gives birth to physical birth, however spiritual birth is something even more profound and miraculous, as it allows us to imitate God- become godly.

Once we are spiritually reborn/regenerated, we have to use a weapon that God has given u…

2 Thessalonians and the timing of the Rapture

Even 2 Thessalonians chapter 2 clearly teaches a post-tribulation rapture (the Church has to see the Antichrist sitting in the rebuilt Temple in Jerusalem). According to pre-tribulation teachers, they teach that the Rapture will take place some time before the start of the 7 year peace treaty. This contradicts Scripture because the Church has to see the Antichrist sitting in the rebuilt Temple in Jerusalem, which will only occur after the 3 and a half years of peace (the 7 year peace treaty is divided into 2 segments- the first 3 and a half years has peace while the last segment, the remaining 3 and a half years has a time of great anguish, or a.k.a. The Great Tribulation). That means, it (the Antichrist taking over the Temple) would be at midway of the 7 years peace treaty. Like the author below says, once the Antichrist betrays Israel and sets himself in the Temple, that marks the start of the 3 and a half years of Tribulation (the final 3 and a half years of the originally intended…

The Limits of God's Grace

In order to pervert God's grace, people need to have a perverted mindset, in the first place, and thus not have the Holy Ghost in them. The Holy Ghost gives a sound mind/a mind which is able to exercise self-control (2 Timothy 1:7), not a perverted mind. A perverted mind is not from God, it's from Satan and his demons (1 Timothy 4:1-2). Whoever teaches a perverted form of God's grace as well as those who accept such teachings are all perverts/sociopaths. The spirit of lawlessness blinds and deceives such people even more to be hardened and not repent.

A couple of quotes from David Servant from his article (The Limits of God's Grace) below:
David Servant- "But how much grace did Jesus actually offer her? Was it unlimited and eternal? More specifically, did Jesus grant her a license to continue sinning?

Clearly He did not, as He said to her, "From now on sin no more" (John 8:11). That was a warning. It was just another way of saying, "Repent," so…

Misinterpeted passages in the Bible regarding the Holy Ghost and the Rapture

Pre-trib teachers claim that the one who restrains (refer to 2 Thessalonians 2:6-7) the Antichrist from being revealed and coming into power is referring to the Holy Spirit. They interpret that passage by teaching that the Holy Spirit will be removed from the earth before the Tribulation starts and therefore, Christians must also leave the earth at the same time through the rapture.
First of all, the above passage doesn't clearly state that the Holy Spirit will be taken out of the earth. It doesn't even clearly state that the restrainer is the Holy Spirit. The restrainer could possibly be some angelic being assigned by God. However, the bottom line is that Scripture is not clear about the identity of the restrainer, and hence we shouldn't automatically assume his identity. It only states that, the "restrainer" (whoever he is) will be taken out of the way. It doesn't say that the "restrainer" will be taken out of the earth, altogether.
If I said that…

Jesus Christ (HaMashiach Yeshua) is the Son of God

Matthew 27:39-44,50-54 (NLT):
"The people passing by shouted abuse, shaking their heads in mockery. 40 “Look at you now!” they yelled at him. “You said you were going to destroy the Temple and rebuild it in three days. Well then, if you are the Son of God, save yourself and come down from the cross!”

41 The leading priests, the teachers of religious law, and the elders also mocked Jesus. 42 “He saved others,” they scoffed, “but he can’t save himself! So he is the King of Israel, is he? Let him come down from the cross right now, and we will believe in him! 43 He trusted God, so let God rescue him now if he wants him! For he said, ‘I am the Son of God.’” 44 Even the revolutionaries who were crucified with him ridiculed him in the same way.

50 Then Jesus shouted out again, and he released his spirit. 51 At that moment the curtain in the sanctuary of the Temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. The earth shook, rocks split apart, 52 and tombs opened. The bodies of many godly men …

Mark of the Beast teaching controversy- Part 3

A quote from the video link- John MacArthur: Getting 666 Won't Condemn You:
"The source of MacArthur's belief stems from the false pre-tribulation rapture theory." (end quote)

I believe that his belief stems from both the false pre-trib rapture theory and as well as Calvinism (especially in regards to eternal security).

I believe the Mark of the Beast will be the pit (refer to Psalm 94:13) which will used by God to trap the wicked (both carnal Christians and unbelievers). It will be the ultimate test of faithfulness to see who really is a follower of God (refer to Rev. 13:10 and Rev. 14:12. Carnal Christians will abuse Scripture and God's grace now, however, if they take the Mark of the Beast, it's game over for them. There is no redemption for them at that point. God knows Satan has planted weeds (carnal/wicked people) among the wheat (His faithful followers), and He will wait until the end of the world (at the end of the Great Tribulation) to destroy the w…

Mark of the Beast teaching controversy- Part 2

The destructive effects of Calvinism/OSAS and dispensational premillennialism (pretribulation rapture theory) are being revealed. It's all part of Satan's strategy to deceive Christians and non-Christians into taking the Mark of the Beast. Now some prominent mainstream theologians are teaching that people can receive forgiveness and salvation even after receiving the Mark of the Beast. Do such theologians have some major reading comprehension problems?

Revelation 14:9-12 (NLT):
"Then a third angel followed them, shouting, “Anyone who worships the beast and his statue or who accepts his mark on the forehead or on the hand 10 must drink the wine of God’s anger. It has been poured full strength into God’s cup of wrath. And they will be tormented with fire and burning sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and the Lamb. 11 The smoke of their torment will rise forever and ever, and they will have no relief day or night, for they have worshiped the beast and his statue and h…

Mark of the Beast teaching controversy- Part 1

From the link- Grace to You and John MacArthur – Take Mark of the Beast – No Recant

A good comment by Thomas Lessing- "The reason why John MacArthur believes that anyone who takes the mark of the beast is saveable, is because he believes in irresistible grace. God is sovereign to save whomsoever he wills, even those who may take the mark of the beast during the tribulation because his irresistible grace is unchangeable. And why not? According to Calvinists God ordained everything that comes to pass, even the taking of the mark of the beast. Therefore, He is able and willing to impose his irresistible grace on whomsoever He wills, even on some of those (the elect) who take the mark of the beast.
On the other hand: For anyone who is going to take the mark of the beast and then repent in order to be saved, they will have to use their God-given free-will. Guess what? Calvinists do not believe that man has a free-will. How PROPOSTEROUS is putting it mildly." (end quote)

I person…

Pre-trib rapture theory exposed by Alex Jones

"Pre-trib theory exposed on Alex Jones' show"


Dispensationalism exposed

Click on this YouTube link-Dispensationalism is Satanic

Please also check out these other links:

"Seven Dispensations Viewed in the Light of Scripture"

"Examining the pre-trib rapture: Israel and the Church"-
I wanted to quote couple of statements from this article:
"Another problem with this idea of God always working exclusively with either Israel or the church is it just doesn’t fit history. Most pretrib teachers would agree God dramatically established the New Covenant church at Pentecost. Most also agree that God judged unbelieving Israel through the destruction of Jerusalem. But Pentecost occurred sometime around 30 AD, and Jerusalem was destroyed in 70 AD. So some 40 years after the birth of the church age, God was still dealing with the people of Israel.

It gets worse. The events in the Middle East over the last 70 years certainly seem to reveal the powerful hand of God behind the scenes of history. I don’t know any pretrib pastor or teacher who would deny t…

A documentary exposing the pre-tribulation rapture theory

The documentary is entitled "After the Tribulation," directed by Paul Wittenberger. The Youtube link below may not always be reliable as they might get deleted by Youtube, so just search it on google, if the link below doesn't work. Couple of other reliable links to find the documentary on are the following:

After the Tribulation FULL MOVIE (this is on Pastor Steven Anderson's blog)

Framing the world(I believe this is the official website for the movie)




non-Calvinist denominations

Click on the following link (My list of "Approved Denominations"). It is a good list worthwhile to look at for those who want to try a non-Calvinist church.

Note:
In the article above, the list of churches classified under the "Brethren and Pietist" group by Dr. Olson- should not be confused with the Plymouth Brethren. The Plymouth Brethren (and their branches like the Kerala Brethren) are Calvinists/Free Grace theology supporters. The article shows which denominations tend to be non-Calvinists.

Calvinism and OSAS (once saved always saved) exposed

(1). Links to articles written by David Servant.

(a). Calvinism

(b). The Great Gospel Deception

(c). OSAS examined

(d). A Doctrine that Defeats Disciple-Making

(e). Various E-teachings and articles

Just wanted to give you some more online resources which expose Calvinism:

(2). Mike Desario has some interesting videos and articles also:

(a). Holding Firmly (Youtube channel)

(b). The Flawed Doctrines of Penal Substitution and Moral Government

(c). The Bibles of Early Christianity

(d).Which Bible version/translation is the best?

(3). Dan Corner has some good articles also. [refer to Evangelical Outreach (home page)]

(4). Examining Calvinism is also an interesting website which refutes Calvinism verse by verse.

(5). bereanpublishers.com is a also a good website which exposes false teachings like Calvinism and the pre-trib rapture theory (I'd encourage everyone to learn to be like a Berean as given in the Bible).

(a). Berean Publishers (home page)

(b). The Calvinist view of Predestinat…

Pre-trib rapture theory vs Post-trib rapture view

An excellent series on understanding the end times Bible prophecy of the return of Jesus Christ. It helps to understand the weaknesses of the pre-tribulation rapture theory and why Scripturally, the post-tribulation rapture view makes sense instead.

(1). The return of Christ: Keeping the main thing the main thing

(2). Millennial match-up

(3). More on the millennium

(4). Rapture 101

(5). Examining the pre-trib rapture: Israel and the Church

(6). Examining the pre-trib rapture: Removed or Protected?

(7).Examining the pre-trib rapture: Is the rapture imminent?

(8). Examining the pre-trib rapture: Assorted claims

(9). The post-trib rapture

(10). Locusts and dragons and beasts, oh my! (Or the Great Tribulation)

(11). “Pleased to meet you . . .” (Introducing the Antichrist)

(12). The return of Christ: Odds and ends

Other links from other resources:
(1). The Difference Between Tribulation and Wrath- In this link, the author explains how there is a difference between the Antichrist's/Sata…

What Must You Do To Be Saved?

Here is the real Gospel which the Bible teaches:

(1). Put your faith in Jesus Christ.

(2). Repent of your sins and turn away from them (stop sinning). Turn to God instead and start obeying Him.

(3). Become baptized in the name of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost [be baptized both with water and the Holy Ghost and fire (spiritual type of fire)]. The Bible is clear that there is only one baptism (refer to Ephesians 4:5). I believe that there was a confusion in the beginning of the early Church regarding baptism (they didn't know the existence of the Holy Ghost- refer to Acts 13:2). Some were still being baptized only through John the Baptist's baptism- i.e. baptism with water. John the Baptist's baptism with water called for repentance of sins (refer to Acts 13:1-5). They failed to understand that Jesus would add to this baptism- i.e the baptism with the Holy Ghost and fire. Thus, He would unite the baptism with water and the baptism with the Holy Ghost …