UCMI Faith Messenger:
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The message this time is not one you may ever hear in the
To Rightly Divide the Word of Truth.
2 Timothy 2:15, "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."
To help us understand this passage of Scripture, let's look at some Geneva Bible notes on the passage.
Geneva Bible Note:
We live in a world of diverse
cultures and people. There are differing faiths and
2 Timothy 4:2-5, "Preach
the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove,
You see it is important for
us to be knowledgeable in the word of God so we can test
John 14:26, "But the Comforter,
which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in
This method of revealed knowledge
is certainly a powerful knowledge base for us to pull
Now you might ask if this
is really all that necessary for us? The answer is a
Matthew 24:24, "For there
shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew
Colossians 2:8, "Beware lest
any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit,
Romans 16:17-18, "Now I beseech
you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and
So how do we judge and determine
if a prophecy or doctrine is sound and biblical? We
If something is to be used
as a basis of doctrine it will be found to be consistent
Of the Scriptures we use
for our study we need to know certain things; such as
Note: Study and Life Application
Bibles as well as concordances will greatly aid in
We find these same principles
good for checking prophecy against the Bible to see if it
Colossians 2:20-23, "Wherefore
if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the
You see my friends, it is
most important that we be able to ground ourselves in the
Ephesians 4:14, "That we
henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried
Remember it was a small "doctrinal"
change that the Serpent gave to Eve in the garden
Revelation 22:18-19, "For
I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the
These principles will serve
you well my friends. They will bring you understanding in a
2 Timothy 2:15, "Study to
shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to
It is my prayer that you
will question the teachings you encounter in your religious
May or Lord richly bless you in His wisdom.
To PRAY or to PREY ?
Well my friends I think we
all understand these terms. The question is how do we relate
Now I wish to speak to you about another word. LEGALISM.
Today my friends we live
in a world that is divided in the faith of our Lord. Men have
This creates a basis of comparative
judgment within the Body of Christ's believers.
2 Thessalonians 3:11-15,
"For we hear that there are some which walk among you
Men have set their own "Laws"
of doctrine in place and many have been misled by their
Proverbs 3:30, "Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm."
Proverbs 20:3, "It is an
honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be
Romans 14:10-13, "But why
dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought
The Bible is full of warnings
about judging others. It is full of instruction on how to
1 Thessalonians 5:9-15, "For
God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain
My friends we will all grow
in or faith if we will pray with and for each other. We
Proverbs 6:16-19, "These
six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination
We need to support our brethren
and not be quick to attack minor differences. The basis
2 Timothy 2:23-26, "But foolish
and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do
James 5:16, "Confess your
faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may
Let us look at a larger picture
here. God wants us at peace with each other. Satan
Romans 12:18, "If it be possible,
as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all
The decision then comes to
this. Do we pray with and for our brethren in faith or do we
Ephesians 4:11-16, "And he
gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some,
We are given all the tools
and an instruction book (Bible) as well. Why do we need to
May God be with you and light the path of your way.
United Christian Ministries International
Black & White or Shades of Gray?
The word Gray:
We read in the Bible about the righteousness of God and of believing peoples. Always the reference is to that of light. Light is the absence of dark. It is the presence of illumination.
John 3:16-21, "For God so
loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that
We also see that evil is
seen as darkness. Satan is the prince of darkness. Darkness is
In the movies we see the
good guys always wearing white and the bad guys dressed in
The commandments of the Lord
are all as clear as if done in black and white. Evil being
It would be a simple matter
to adhere to these simple rules if not for one factor.
Isaiah 5:20-21, "Woe unto
them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness
This same scenario continues
even today and in all abundance. We have a President who
1 John 1:5-6, "This then
is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto
Proverbs 14:12, "There is
a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are
Now I know you are all saying
that this is true and just seems to be an abomination
Would you do something that
would be seen as insignificant and of no moment? Like a
Isaiah 29:15, "Woe unto them
that seek deep to hide their counsel from the LORD, and
What about the pen or other
supplies you carried off from your job? Did you ever tell
Jeremiah 9:3, "And they bend
their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not
Would you then pray to God
for His blessings? Would you expect Him to give you His
Proverbs 4:14-19, "Enter
not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil
Would you seek God's wisdom and guidance while transgressing against His commands?
Daniel 12:10, "Many shall
be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall
We are to be as an example
unto the world. What example will we set if we allow these
Example: A man is found to
be guilty of murder.... His attorney says that the man was
The bottom line to all of
this is the fact that there are no small transgressions to
2 Corinthians 4:1-4, "Therefore
seeing we have this ministry, as we have received
Simple rule to follow my
is that if you have to justify something then chances
Matthew 5:14-19, "Ye are
the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot
My friends I hope you all
can see that each of us need corrective work in our hearts on
May God bless you abundantly in His mercy as we enter this new century.
The subject may seem like old news. I see it quite differently than that. Most of us know that Gentiles are all the people that are not of Jewish origin. That is true enough however we tend to confine our ministry to the people (Gentiles) who have strayed from Christ.
Ephesians 3:7-8, "Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power. Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ; "
"I should preach among the Gentiles ..." . Lets talk about the definition of exactly what a Gentile really is. In biblical times there were the chosen "believers" and the rest of the world. The Gentiles. Who were they? They were the non-believers, the unsaved, the heathens of the times. The unholy, the lost souls, the ones controlled by Satan. They were of low moral stature, without the basis of divine foundation. These were people who were without the basic knowledge of God, let alone Jesus the Christ. They had no news to read or watch on TV. They had no idea about who Christ was or what He had done.
Acts 26:16-18, "But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee; Delivering thee from the people, and [from] the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee, To open their eyes, [and] to turn [them] from darkness to light, and [from] the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me. "
You see we were not sent to only save the ones who strayed from Christ; we are to go out and bring the lost to Christ. The ones controled by Satan. How convenient it would be to just confront the people who were slightly off track with the Lord. You know something ..... you cannot evangelize a Christian. You can only SAVE the lost. The people who have not accepted Christ as their savior.
There are many fine Christians out there who only minister to other Christians. They never get to the real commission that we were given.
Acts 10:44-48, "While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word. And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost. For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter, Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we? And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. "
Do you see that? The Holy Ghost came down upon the newly saved
Gentiles. These were biblical Gentiles. Unsaved people who the Spirit descended
upon when they heard the Word.
1 Corinthians 9:16-23, "For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel! For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation [of the gospel] is committed unto me. What is my reward then? [Verily] that, when I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of Christ without charge, that I abuse not my power in the gospel. For though I be free from all [men], yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more. And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law; To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ) that I might gain them that are without law. To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all [men], that I might by all means save some. And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with [you]. "
"To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ) that I might gain them that are without law." Without the law. In other words, people not of or under God, but controlled by Satan. Notice also in the last scripture that it tells us to gain their confidence by being "like" them. Not better than or superior to but like them. On the same level WITH them. Nobody will ever follow you if you approach them with a puffed up, Holier-than-thou attitude. Be one with them and they will follow. Befriend them. They are in need of a Christian friend.
Deuteronomy 15:11 For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land.
Ever heard the phrase "to fill a need"? The needy of the land. It doesn't say just the needy Christians. Jesus was the ultimate teacher of salvation. Here is what He said about His methods:
Matthew 4:18-19, "And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. "
Jesus also said to go forth into all the lands and make disciples of all nations. He did not restrict His direction to the Godly and the strays. "I will make you fishers of men." ALL men.
To say that we should only follow this great commission would not be correct either. It is our Christian duty to support and guide other Christians on the path of life. Keep them in the fold. This is accountability. A Christian duty.
2 Timothy 4:1-5, "I charge [thee] therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away [their] ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables. But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry. "
Too many Christian ministers today take the easy road and only deal with the strays. We are told in the Bible that the road to heaven is narrow (difficult) and the road to damnation wide (easy). The great commission is evangelizing the Gentiles of the world. Not just the strays from Christ. Remember that Gentiles come in assorted flavors and sizes; not just Christian.
DANGERS in Doctrines of 'Liberated' Denominations !
We are all one in the body of Christ. This is the "unity" that
was requested of all Christians in the Bible. Yet in most churches today
we are led by denominational doctrine. (see above) Is this a Biblical arrangement?
The answer is ... NO! Don't these same denominations teach us about Christ
and the teachings of the Bible? This is where things start to become a
Here are just a few of the scriptures about doctrines:
Matthew 15:8-9, "This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with [their] lips; but their heart is far from me. But in vain they do worship me, teaching [for] doctrines the commandments of men. "
Romans 16:17-18, "Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple. "
Galatians 1:6-9, "I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, If any [man] preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed. "
Any time that we add to or take away from or in any way distort the pure Word of God and the teachings of the Holy Bible, we have created a new doctrine. The Bible is the Word of God, so how can any denominational religion dictate it's interpretation? They have added to the truth in the Word of God by including their beliefs as doctrine.
Here is the FIRST Example listed in the Bible:
Genesis 2:16-17, "And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die."
This verse shows that God said "But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it" This is the commandment that God set down to Adam.
Here is how the commandment was changed by Eve:
Genesis 3:1-5, "Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: But of the fruit of the tree which [is] in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil."
Eve CHANGED what God commanded by adding "neither shall ye touch
it". Neither shall ye touch it ... That is an innocent enough phrase. That
simple addition (which was Eve's interpretation of what God said) changed
man for all time and condemned him to death for his sin.
2 Corinthians 11:3-4, "But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or [if] ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with [him]. "
This example should show you that God intended for us to take His Word as it is written and not add our own twist onto the interpretation of it. Now it is one thing to receive some help in understanding scripture ... it is Quite another to TEACH this interpretation! Yet this is exactly what religious denominations do. Their DOCTRINE is what sets their religious denomination apart from others. This factor is so strong that almost all Christian denominations have their "accepted" Seminary and will only ordain ministers that have been properly "indoctrinated" by their seminary. Additionally, these same ministers are not acceptable to any other denomination. I ask you; Is this Unity in Christ?
MORE SUPPORTIVE SCRIPTURES:
Ephesians 4:13-14, "Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: That we [henceforth] be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, [and] cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; "
Colossians 2:8, "Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ."
Colossians 2:20-22, "Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances, (Touch not; taste not; handle not; Which all are to perish with the using) after the commandments and doctrines of men? "
1 Tomothy 4:1, "Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;"
2 Timothy 4:3, "For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;"
Hebrews 13:9, "Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For [it is] a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein."
2 Peter 2:1, "But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction."
You may say: "I really think that all Christian Denominations teach basically the same doctrine and I don't see any problems with them". CAUTION: remember Eve? There are many who think that the modern church should "keep up" with the times of our society. Many of our "large denominations have done just that. You see they are not limited by the "restrictions" of the Holy Bible. Instead, they create their "doctrines" on the fly so to speak, adding whatever they think will please their flock. Most recently several MAJOR denominations have taken up the ordination of marriages between GAY and or LESBIAN couples. TRUE! If that isn't enough, some have even ordained GAY and LESBIAN ministers. They say that they are keeping up with the times and are liberated in their doctrines. And claim to be modern Christian Denominations.
Let's just do a quick check in the Holy Word on this topic:
Romans 1:21-27, "Because that, when they knew God, they glorified [him]
not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations,
and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be
wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible
God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted
beasts, and creeping things.
For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even
their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
Romans 1:32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
Leviticus 18:22, Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind:
it [is] abomination.
Please consider this scripture:
1 Timothy 1:8-10, "But we know that the law [is] good, if a man use it lawfully; Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;"
Notice that it says that "But we know that the law [is] good, if a man use it lawfully; Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly" ... Do you see? [law is not made for a righteous man] If these Christian denominations allow these UNGODLY acts and add them to their DOCTRINE, they will fall from GRACE and be subject to the old LAWS of SIN and DEATH. They are renouncing Christ and the "grace" that we were given by Him. This scripture refers to "Sound Doctrine" in other words ..... the Word of God in the Holy Bible!
Romans 1:32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
My friends, I issue a stern WARNING! Remove yourselves from denominational
religions that allow, condone and ordain ungodly acts. These liberated
church denominations of today are an abomination in God's eyes. God is
waiting to strike these religions down. Do not be deceived by this treachery.
These religions WILL fall and all who believe through them will perish
along with them. Keep your eye and your heart focused on the pure Word
of God and do not follow the theology of UNGODLY DENOMINATIONS. Jesus Christ
started the only recognised church. It is based on the Unity that is in
and of the Body of Christ. Satan has NO power against it's doctrine. It's
Doctrine is the truth that is in the pure Word of God. (and no other doctrine)
Written by: Rev. Steven B. Smethers DD
Are you plugged into 110 or 220?
In the modern church environment there are many exciting avenues of activity. There are outings and various celebrations and feasts. These things are all wonderful in and of themselves. A church should provide numerous activities for their membership. Many churches today build much of their membership around the basis that they do offer a good curriculum of activities for their membership. This also accounts for the fact that many churches are dead ministries in the Lord!
Galatians 1:10 clearly defines this practice of so many churches today. They have turned away from the faith to entice people into their flock. Do not be fooled by this. God will not bless these ministries. In addition there are many churches today that ADD to the scripture by placing their doctrines along side the teachings of the Bible. This practice also serves men as it proclaims doctrine that men have written in the same class with the God inspired writings of the Holy Bible.
Now we need to address the correct way to worship in our Lord. The way of the Bible. God's way.
You see my friends we must not follow what man can provide for man. It is not about man's doctrines or programs but rather who we are in Christ that really matters. Churches need to be teaching these principles and not telling you all about the "Pot Luck Supper" that they have planned for next Wednesday evening or the "Men's Golf Outing" planned for the following Saturday afternoon. If churches will stick to the simple truth of the Bible in their ministries the people in their flock will be bless for their learning of these principles rather than being entertained by the church and its activities.
Now the question remains for you to ask yourself. Is the church you attend feeding you with the manna that only God's word can provide or do you come away from your service with only a calendar of scheduled events to attend? No Christian wants to hear the words from Christ that say " Depart from me for I never knew you" Be very careful in the purpose of you worship. Consider your church very carefully. Are you plugged into 110 or 220. We will pray that you will choose 220. May God bless all that you do.
Are you tithing Satan?
In the Christian world today there are many disappointed souls who will tell you that they are not being blessed in answer to their prayers. They pray and ask our heavenly Father for all manner of things and receive very little from Him. It makes them doubt His provision and the caring nature of our Father. They are attending church and doing good for the Lord and yet they lack the things they feel the Lord has promised to them. They seek a victorious life and try their best to follow His lead and yet they do not see the victory they wish to have.
The first area to look at is the life that these people follow. God does promise provision to all who follow him and serve His kingdom. These same people claim that they are following the Lord. I must ask this question; Are they really following God or are they fooling themselves and being deceived by the world?
Galatians 6:7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever
a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
People say that they sow to the church and follow the commands of giving under the New Testament standard that they give as they are blessed. I ask; Do they really? Under the Old Testament there were Doctrines of tithing and people say that these doctrines were Law and we are not under the law of Moses any longer through Christ. This is true, the Law has passed away with the death of Jesus on the cross. However God also gave us the laws of provision in sowing and reaping by following His commands.
2 Corinthians 9:6 But this [I say], He which soweth sparingly
shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also
The first thing that one should note is that the Laws of tithing were not laws at all but actually conditions to be met for God's blessings to be bestowed upon the giver. This Law did not apply as a law because no person was ever condemned for Not Giving a tithe. Tithing was a provisional covenant.
Malachi 3:7 Even from the days of your fathers ye are gone away
from mine ordinances, and have not kept [them]. Return unto me, and I will
return unto you, saith the LORD of hosts. But ye said, Wherein shall we
Now people will say that they do tithe to the church and still
they fall short of what they ask in the Lord. Then they ask why?
Deuteronomy 8:18 But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for [it is] he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as [it is] this day.
Luke 6:38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
2 Corinthians 9:10 Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both
minister bread for [your] food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase
the fruits of your righteousness)
Now that we understand this factor let's address the matter of the folks that say they meet with the commands of tithing and giving and still feel that God is forsaking their petitions to Him.
Job 4:8 Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.
Matthew 6:24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Now you are saying that we have gotten off of the topic altogether
because these people are following the leading of God in their lives. They
are not serving two masters at all. I say to them...... Really?
Lets take a good look at things in their lives.
Credit places us into bondage to Satan. He comes to kill, rob and destroy. He robs us through credit interest monies so we have even less to give to God. How many people say "I would give more but with my bills I just can't afford any more than I give"?
Matthew 12:28 But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then
the kingdom of God is come unto you.
Do you see this? Satan first must bind us in financial bondage and then he can seek to destroy our house. We also see that we are either of God or against God in our directions in the world. God has given us direction as to where we must store our treasures.
Matthew 6:19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where
moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
IMPORTANT : there will your heart be also ...... do
you see this? There will your heart be also. I ask you then where you are
spending the money that God has provided to you by His abundant grace?
God gave you the power to earn wealth. All that you have, you have received
through God. Would you then spend that money as an unwise steward and squander
it on the corruption of the world? Would you subscribe to a pay cable TV
station that shows "R" or "X" rated movies that you might help to support
this sickness? Would you buy a Playboy magazine or spend money on any other
type of porn? Would you buy a lottery ticket or place money into any form
of gambling? All of these things support the works Satan is trying to promote.
I know of some people that will spend $20 per week for lottery tickets
and give $10 in the church collection plate.
Matthew 6:25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your
life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body,
what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than
Our impatience will cause us to invest unwisely and fall into Satan's financial trap. He can then place us in financial bondage and ruin our peace and our victory in Christ.
If you get a clear view of these things it should be obvious to anyone that if you are going to insist on following Satan's financial program and place yourself into bondage then you have NO RIGHT to expect that God is going to bless you in His abundance. If you seek the grace and blessings of God then you need to turn away from the trappings that Satan has put in place in this world and set your course on the plan that God has given to us.
Jesus said that He came that we might have life and that we might
have it in all abundance. This was meant for us NOW, during our lifetime
on earth. That we might have life in ALL ABUNDANCE. It is His promise to
us. All He asks of us is to turn away from Satan and worship Him. Only
Him. Not the things Satan promises you in the world through his deceptive
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