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A Righteous Army of Light Will Overcome the Powers of Darkness (Video)

Dear Christian, it’s time to fight back using the very powerful weapons of righteousness. It’s time to fight back, but not with the weapons of this world. The weapons of this world, used by the carnal Christian, has nearly destroyed the beautiful message of the Cross. It has turned the pagan against us, unwilling to listen to our message. After watching the video on my secure website, please share with others.

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A Righteous Army of Light Will Overcome the Powers of Darkness

Dear Christian, it’s time to fight back using the very powerful weapons of righteousness. It’s time to fight back, but not with the weapons of this world. The weapons of this world, used by the carnal Christian, has nearly destroyed the beautiful message of the Cross. It has turned the pagan against us, unwilling to listen to our message. The hateful rhetoric on social media, the memes, and the sharing of demeaning messages about the other side has caused the unbeliever to hate us that much more. As the walls go up, the dividing lines are drawn, and communication ceases, then hostilities toward the Christian community increases exponentially. I think everyone will admit that the weapons of this world don’t work in winning the hearts and minds of the unbeliever. We have closed the door to heaven for people and nations that are steeped in their sins or worship an unknown god. We simply cannot damn them to hell. Although the Bible is clear that we should not cast our pearls before the swine, with the warning that they can turn on us, we must admit that not all people should be classified as the unreachable swine ready to rip us apart (See Matthew 7:6). So, what can be done for the rest?

We need to raise up a righteous army of light to overcome the powers of darkness and to make the people’s hearts and minds ready to hear the glorious Gospel of Jesus Christ. Before we can do that, we need to catch the vision from heaven. What would it look like, if the powers of darkness were overcome and people were made ready to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ? Picture with me, if you will, if the vilest sinner, the Muslim, the Hindu, the backsliding carnal Christian, the atheist, and all the other world religions could hear the whole truth without the world’s wrong perception of the Christian and his beliefs it would be a beautiful thing. If they could hear the Gospel without the years of indoctrination, misinformation, godless teaching, and bad theology, then it would truly turn the world upside down. Not everyone would believe but very many could believe and be changed into a new creation by the power of the Gospel. If this happened in the pagan world of the First Century, who had very many different gods, then it can also happen now, just as gloriously. It can happen now if we are successful in removing their perception of hate and mistrust projected upon them by the Christian community as a whole. So, how do we do that?

The Bible says, that the great Apostle Paul became all things to all people for the purpose of winning them to the Gospel of Christ (See I Corinthians 9:19-23). To do this we must honor and respect their customs without participating in their sins or agreeing with their false theology. We must not be seen as the enemy but seen as a good neighbor. And for those who accept our sincere friendship then the walls will start to come down so that we can present the Gospel unashamedly with great power and excitement from the Holy Spirit. If this is not coupled with good works and walking as children of light, then our preaching will fall on deaf ears and be seen as hypocritical. If they don’t see the promise of Jesus Christ, we are proclaiming, being fulfilled in our lives, then our preaching will be in vain. If they don’t see the love, the joy, and the peace in our lives they will have little interest in what we are saying. Let’s be clear, we are not talking about just the pastors and evangelists but every believer in Christ. We are talking about raising up an army of light to overcome the powers of darkness that has this world in its death grip. Furthermore, as children of light, we will use our weapons of righteousness to overcome the evil in our day. Although these weapons will be very effective to opening the door to the Gospel for the common man, it could cause us to also suffer persecution from those in religious authority that disagree with our teachings thus directing those in secular power to come against us. (See II Corinthians 6:4-5). Stand firm and keep preaching the truth.

So what are these weapons of righteousness? The Bible says, “By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned” (II Corinthians 6:6). Unlike the world, the believers’ new life in Christ should be bright and pure who has separated himself from every manner of sin, not to judge others, but to set them an example of purity which is a strong arrow in our arsenal. Secondly, unlike a world of confusion, the Christian is filled with heavenly knowledge. He easily confounds the knowledge in the fallen world by showing them that they cannot cure emotional and psychological problems apart from the new life in Christ, which causes old things to pass away. He demonstrates longsuffering as he allows the Gospel message to overcome every obstacle thrown at it. Unlike the fake smiles and meaningless gestures in the world, his genuine kindness breaks down every barrier. He does not judge their appearance or color but looks deep within their heart with a sincere desire to meet their every need. Everything is done in full confidence that the Holy Spirit is speaking through us and directing our every action to overcome the evil in the world. Our most effective weapon is to demonstrate true agape love, that gives without expecting anything in return. Finally, once the wall is completely down and we have their attention, we must proceed with the power of God to deliver the entire word of truth, by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left. (See II Corinthians 6:7) To wield these powerful weapons of righteousness will bring down the wall of hostility between us and the unbeliever.

Dear friends, instead of complaining and growing hysterical about all the influx of new religions, the vagabond, the refugees, and the worst of sinners, let us see this as the great Providence of God bringing the mission field to us. No longer do we need to travel great distances to find the unbeliever, for he now resides on our own shores. Instead of joining with the godless religions, let us raise up an army of light to let them feel the conviction from the Almighty God. Let them witness His great power flowing through us as we learn to walk as children of light every moment of every day wielding our weapons of righteousness to overcome the darkness. Never let them catch us walking in the ways of this fallen world. Let them never catch us sinning or speaking forth words of hate and damnation to the other side. To do so my friend, will allow the darkness to spread and the Church to become inept in its duty. Let us uncover our crosses and loudly ring our church bells to the glory of God, so everyone can see that our God reigns. We pray that they will not see this as an act of hateful opposition, but as true children of light ready to give them the words of life.

Before we give them the words of life, we need to heed the infinite wisdom from our Holy and Righteous Lord. Tragically many believers ignore His words of wisdom thinking that they know better. Although we are called to preach the Gospel message to all nations, which would include every race and religion, the Lord’s wisdom cautions us to wait until we have an open door. Wisdom says to wait until an opportunity presents itself through the use of our weapons of righteousness, where we can detect that our gracious loving behavior is not spurned, or arrogantly ignored. As believers, we have learned the hard way that if we proceed with the blessed doctrines of the Gospel while people are still unreceptive and hatefully rejecting us, then we have felt the brunt of their open hostility. On the other hand, once the walls come down and we are received as a good neighbor then we have the grace and power to proceed with the precious Gospel message, to boldly preach the Cross, which still possesses the power of salvation (See Matthew 7:6). Dear children, let me encourage you to step out on faith and become a part of this army of light to overcome the powers of darkness in our day. May God be praised.

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On Which Truths Are You Willing to Die? (Video)

As we approach the end, we need to know, which truths we are willing to be persecuted for, even to death if necessary. We cannot wait until it happens before we decide. Let’s be clear, your persecutors will typically give you an opportunity to recant of your strongly held beliefs and accept their false religion or heretical beliefs. If you refuse to recant then you will be hated, shunned, or persecuted. We must prepare now … After watching the video on my secure website, please share with others.

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On Which Truths Are You Willing to Die?

As we approach the end, we need to know, which truths we are willing to be persecuted for, even to death if necessary. We cannot wait until it happens before we decide. Let’s be clear, your persecutors will typically give you an opportunity to recant of your strongly held beliefs and accept their false religion or heretical beliefs. If you refuse to recant then you will be hated, shunned, or persecuted. We must prepare now by being fully committed to what we believe in, knowing that it is the irrevocable truth from God’s Word. Moreover, our firmly held beliefs should have a direct correlation with our salvation and its process from beginning to end. If we don’t have a firm grip on what we believe, then it will be easy for Satan and his demonic host to lead us into error and eternal damnation. This will not be an exhaustive study of everything in which we as Christians should believe but will only examine the pillars of our belief system that must not be recanted of, even if we must face a cruel and untimely death. You will soon discover the three topics that will be discussed are already under attack by the unbelieving world.

The first topic is our belief in the infallibility of the Bible. Unlike mankind who is fallible and prone to making very many mistakes, we believe that the Word of God, the Bible, is infallible. We also believe in the inerrancy of the Scripture where there is no error in the original text received and written down under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit (See II Peter 1:20-21). The Apostle Paul writing to his young apprentice says, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works” (II Timothy 3:16-17). We simply do not need to change the Bible that was written down for all of life and for every age. It doesn’t need to change because it is written in a simple straight forward language, perfectly correct in all its parts, and without any error. The error only comes when we as fallible human beings think we have the ability and the authority to re-interpret or change God’s inerrant Word in the Bible. No one, including the Pope or prophet, has the authority to change the infallible Word of God, which is often done by self-righteous men to introduce strange doctrines or heretical teachings into the Church that will inevitably lead men astray. This is also accomplished by freely taking Scripture out of its historical context and twisting other Scripture verses to develop a new doctrine, thus changing the clear interpretation of God’s Word. The infallible Bible is the bedrock of our faith and contains all the essential information for our salvation and transformation in Christ. To change or reinterpret the Bible destroys our entire belief system. Yes, I would be willing to die for my belief in the infallibility of the Bible.

Our second topic is the exclusiveness of Christianity. Mankind has believed in some form of religion since the beginning of creation to help them to understand their world and how to live in it without a paralyzing fear of the unknown. As the global community has grown smaller a single shared path to a universal god, instead of multiple paths, is becoming more readily acceptable to the masses. After years of religious wars and mass migrations, many have now started relaxing their own national (or traditional) beliefs and join with the global community of a shared religion, or a quasi-secular religion established by the State. Worldwide Social Media has greatly helped this process with the sharing of information across religious lines. A single path to God based on One personage or set of beliefs is becoming less acceptable and out of step with the modern world. Yet, the Bible says, “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life; no man cometh unto the Father, but by me” (John 14:6). Most people these days will not accept the fact that there is only one way and that there is only one truth. Their ears will be itching to hear about the other religions and how the so-called good points can be integrated into their religion. This cafeteria style of religion is leading to a universal religion for the masses. The Bible says, “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved” (Acts 4:12). Jesus Christ gave us the only path to salvation that leads to a new and bountiful life in Him, which we will talk about in the next topic. Moreover, what makes Christianity exclusive? Christ is the divine Son of God who died on the Cross, rose from the grave, and is now seated at the right hand of God in Heaven. Yes, I would be willing to die for my belief in the exclusiveness of Christianity.

The third topic is the sufficiency of Scripture. This topic is the closest to my heart in that I have personally witnessed so many who have not experienced the bountiful life in Christ. They were stuck in the old life going through the same pains and experiencing the same defeats because they could not accept the Lord’s promise of a new life in Christ where old things truly pass away (see II Corinthians 5:17). They believed the lies of the world, propagated by the devil. Instead of turning to the truth in God’s infallible Word, they turned to the professionals of this age and the pharmaceutical companies to find help for their miserably sad lives. I believe this has played a major role in the great falling away. So, how sufficient is the Bible? The Bible clearly says, “According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: (II Peter 1:3). So, if Christ has given us a brand new life, promising us that old things have passed away, then He gives us all the instructions in His Word on how to perfect this life through transformation in-Christ, so that we can be partakers of the divine nature (See II Peter 1:4), then who are we to question God? Who are we to question His great and precious promises? God wants to make us into a beautiful new creation. He wants to grow us spiritually from one degree of glory to another (See II Corinthians 3:18). As we study the Bible, we will learn how to overcome anxiety, loneliness, grief, guilt, fear, and depression along with many other emotional and psychological problems. It will show us the path through faith to the bountiful life in Christ. Yes, I would be willing to die for my belief in the sufficiency of Scripture.

In conclusion, there are many other beliefs that we hold, such as the actual dates of holy days, to the exact timing of Christ’s Second Coming, which are all very important, but I would question seriously the need to withstand persecution to death in order to defend your take on them. For example, I believe wholeheartedly that the Church must go through the Great Tribulation before they see Christ gloriously coming back in the clouds, but I would not allow myself to be persecuted to death on that particular belief. There are some teachings in the Bible that will always be up for debate and should not separate the brethren or cast us before the stake of persecution. At some points, we simply must agree to disagree, if we cannot convince the other believer through a sound argument from God’s infallible Word in love. What’s most important about this study is standing firm on the truth of our salvation in Christ, it’s miracle of the transformation, and growing up to experience the bountiful life in Christ. Although you will soon realize that the last two topics: the exclusiveness of Christianity and the sufficiency of Scripture will get the most blow-back from the fallen world, we must stand firm in what we believe. We must prepare now for the coming persecution. This article was written to help you do just that. Let me leave you with two very important questions. What would you be willing to die for? And more importantly, what are you willing to live for?

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Posting the Indisputable Doctrines of The Faithful Remnant (Video)

When posting the indisputable doctrines of the faithful remnant it will cut clean across the fault lines of modern Christianity. As Martin Luther nailed the ninety-five theses to the door of the Catholic Church and later said “Here I stand, I can do no other,” we too must take our stand on the truth. As the world moves further away from the truth of God’s Word and seeks to live by its higher knowledge we have witnessed the moral decline of society. Our featured vocalists are Cindy Tilkns Jennings, Lynda Sturdevant and Paula Disbrow. After watching the video please share with others.

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