Turn not to the right hand nor to the left:

presumption

Jeremiah 6:16 Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.
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Proverbs 4:27 Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.
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Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
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Isaiah 30:21 And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
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2 Kings 22:2 And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in all the way of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.
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Jeremiah 9:13 And the LORD saith, Because they have forsaken my law which I set before them, and have not obeyed my voice, neither walked therein;
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Hosea 14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.
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2 Kings 13:11 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD; he departed not from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel sin: but he walked therein.
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Presumption is “to venture without positive permission,” and having “unreasonable confidence in divine favor.” It is defined as the condition of a soul that, because of a badly regulated reliance on God’s mercy and power, hopes for salvation without doing anything to deserve it, or for pardon of his sins without repenting of them.;
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Truly one wonders how sincere a person’s love, commitment  for God is when they are so readily willing to sin even simply because God is a  forgiving God supposedly. But still God cannot be fooled He reads hearts and knows our sincerity. To decide to sin willingly is to offend God. To decide to sin because one supposes  that one can be forgiven is to sin twice. It is to use God, reducing him to a utility at the service of our whim. It is to mock, laugh at his passion and death.;
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“There are good reasons why Hophni & Phinehas, the sons of Eli, were also called “sons of Belial” (1 Sam. 2:12-17, 22-24). They assumed that their office as priests entitled them to special treatment and that their sins would be overlooked by the Lord because of their high position, but in this they were sadly mistaken. As they ventured out without permission with the ark of God to do battle with the Philistines, they were both slain and the ark captured by the enemies of Israel. They died because of the sin of presumption.
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And then there were the sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu. These two priests presumed that any old fire for their censers would do, but God called it “strange fire” (Lev. 10:1, 2). And because they offered that which the Lord commanded them not, “there went out fire from the Lord, and devoured them, and they died before the Lord.”
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Another example that comes to mind is Uzzah. He, you’ll remember, presumptuously put forth his hand to steady the ark as “the oxen shook it. And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah; and God smote him there for his error; and there he died by the ark of God” (2 Sam. 6:6, 7). In Patriarchs and Prophets, pg 705, 706 it says, “The fate of Uzzah was a divine judg-ment upon the violation of a most explicit command. . . None but the priests, the descendants of Aaron, were to touch it. . . The divine direction was, ‘The sons of Kohath shall come to bear it: but they shall not touch any holy thing, lest they die.’ Numbers 4:15 . . . Upon Uzzah rested the greater guilt of presumption. Trans-gression of God’s law had lessened his sense of its sa-credness, and with unconfessed sins upon him he had, in face of the divine prohibition, presumed to touch the symbol of God’s presence.”
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Samuel told Saul to “go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox or sheep, camel and ass” (1 Sam. 15:3). But did Saul obey? No, he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive and spared the best of the sheep, and fatlings, and lambs, and all that was good. And what was the result of Saul’s presumptuous sin? “And Samuel said unto Saul, . . . thou hast rejected the word of the Lord, and the Lord hath rejected thee from being king over Israel” (1 Sam. 15:26). Saul presumed upon his (own) exaltation, and dishonored God by unbelief and disobedience. Though when first called to the throne he was humble and self-distrustful, success made him self-confident. 
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And what more can be said of the sin of presumption? Space fails me to tell of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram; the men of Beth-Shemesh who presumed to look into the ark; of Esau who sold his birthright and presumed he could buy it back at pleasure; of the presumptuous doctrine of faith without works; and of the prayer of presumption as recorded in Psalm 66:18.
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Psalm 19:13 says, “Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be innocent from the great transgression.” Oh friend, presumption is a “great transgression”,  and if we think we stand, we better take heed lest we fall (1 Cor. 10:12). “

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“Faith claims God’s promises and brings forth fruit in obedience. Presumption also claims the promises, but uses them as Satan did, to excuse transgression. Faith would have led our first parents to trust the love of God and to obey His commands. Presumption led them to transgress His law, believing that His great love would save them from the consequences of their sin.”

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Only he who has true faith based directly on the personal revealed will of God to them, even confirmed by a scripture verse,  is secure against presumption, for presumption is Satan’s counterfeit of faith.
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“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, HE has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” (1 Peter 1:3)
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1 John 3:10 Here is how you can tell the difference between the children of God and the children of the devil. Those who don’t do what is right do not belong to God. Those who don’t love their brothers and sisters do not belong to him either.
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Mat 5:43-45 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor. Hate your enemy.’ But here is what I tell you. Love your enemies. Pray for those who hurt you. THEN you will be sons of your Father who is in heaven.
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Galatians 4:28-31 Now YOU, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise. At that time the son born in the ordinary way persecuted the son born by the power of the Spirit. It is the same now. But what does the Scripture say? “Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman’s son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman’s son.” Therefore, brothers, WE ARE NOT children of the slave woman, but of the free woman.

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John 6:32 Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you NOT that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven.

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John 8:37, “I know that ye are Abraham’s seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.”
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John 15:18 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before [it hated] you.

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Rom 2:28 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh: But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

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For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.” (Mat 12:49-50)
1 Corinthians 2: 1    And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.2    For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.3    And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.4    And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:5    That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.6    Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:7    But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:8    Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.9    But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.10    But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.11    For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.12    Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.13    Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.14    But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.15    But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.16    For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.
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This scripture, The Bible, the Words of God,  says of all persons who are Born again in the Lord Jesus Jesus Christ:

1) We have received the initial gift of God’s Holy Spirit
2) The Spirit was given to teach us to “compare spiritual things with spiritual” 
3) This is called “spiritual discernment”
4) Natural minded people cannot accept “spiritual discernment” because it is foolishness to him
5) By spiritual discernment we can “know the things which are freely given to us” by God;
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And all this still applies only if we are spirit led, and listen to the teaching of the Holy Spirit and not rather the lies of the devil and mere men and women.as .the flesh profits nothing,

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John 6:63 It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.
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Romans 6:12 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.
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Romans 13:14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
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The natural man prefers earthy discernment because they still  are sinful, also earthy, sensual, demonic and without the Holy Spirit’s spiritual discernment, one cannot know what they can inherited. as Born from above Holy Spirit filled Christians.

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The World of God the Bible or Jesus Christ is spiritual. To understand what God’s Word says, the Holy Spirit himself has to  teach us even to “spiritually discern” by comparing Spiritual (words) with Spiritual (meaning) found elsewhere in the Bible now too..

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Why do you suppose the Jewish people – who believed Jesus was the Messiah – were ultimately disillusioned, and betrayed him? Because according to “man’s wisdom,” they expected Jesus to fulfill their “royal land grant” by defeating Rome. often did Jesus Christ and  the apostles admonish the church to protect the land for the Jewish people? NEVER. Not once. Jesus Christ and all of the apostles simply weren’t interested in championing the quest for land, so they never encouraged it. Jesus Christ and the apostles always pointed to “the promise of the Holy Spirit.”

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Galatians 3:1 (God) redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, SO THAT by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit.

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Search the Old Testament. You still will not see “the promise of the Spirit” literally pledged to Abraham even once.. Do you not know that the Holy Spirit comes ONLY by faith in Jesus Christ and his words? This is why no inheritance exists outside of the Lord Jesus Christ, and why any of  the blessing to Abraham comes THROUGH Jesus Christ.

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Hebrews 3:7-11 Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness, where your fathers put me to the test and saw my works for forty years. Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart; they have not known my ways.’ As I swore in my wrath, ‘They shall not enter my rest.'”
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Hebrews 3:16-18 For who were those who heard and yet rebelled? Was it not all those who left Egypt led by Moses? And with whom was he provoked for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness? And to whom did he swear that they would not enter his rest, but to those who were disobedient?
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God swore: “they shall not enter into my rest.” The rest of the Holy Spirit in Jesus Christ.

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Hebrews 12:22: But YOU have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect.
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Revelation 21:2 And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.

Mat 11:28-29 Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
 
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Truth is undeniable and cannot be suppressed

faith

Psalms 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!

John 13:34 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

1 John 2:7 Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning.

8 Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which thing is true in him and in you: because the darkness is past, and the true light now shineth.

2 John 1:5 And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

Matthew 5:43    Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Luke 6: 27 But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, 28    Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you. 29    And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloke forbid not to take thy coat also. 30    Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again. 31    And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise. 32    For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them. 33    And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same. 34    And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again. 35    But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil. 36    Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

The Jewish Zionists’ biggest error is their man centered gospel, that seeks an earthly kingdom and not a heavenly one rather, and it pursues it with violence falsely to obtain it.

Zionism is essentially the Jewish nationalism plus the  false Christian Zionism  both maintained by violence.  And the British Balfour Declaration  had  promised Zionists a ‘homeland’ in Palestine in exchange for certain services to the British Empire also had contained the  condition  that the Jewish homeland was not to be at the expense of the majority Arab population of Palestine.

Many Palestinians since then were falsely driven out of their homes, farms and businesses into refugee status. Their properties were seized without compensation to this day by a variety of devious mean. The physical eradication of Palestinian villages within Israel by bulldozer; occupation of territory beyond its internationally mandated borders by violence; and the planting of its citizens in occupied territory is even still a  violation of international law. 

The Palestinians  refugees, most of whom trace back their history in the land thousands of years, are even falsely denied the right of return to their homes while any Jew, however remote his connection with Palestine, is entitled to enter Israel, usually with significant financial subsidies.

This Zionist state is being created on the back of a huge historic injustice to Palestinian Arabs both Muslim and Christian ones now too.

United Nations resolutions critical of Israeli action over the years have been regularly blocked by the United States or are opposed by the U.S. in the General Assembly in often ludicrous 120 to 2 or 3 votes, with the 2 or 3 being the U.S. and Israel.

And any negative criticism of Israel carries with it the false,  dishonest  charge ‘anti-semitism’. This false Jewish reign of terror frightens away most  from admitting and uttering the truth. Israel is a ‘democracy’ only for Jews to maintain a xenophobic, racist state.  False Legal discrimination of various kinds against non-Jews and Palestinian Arabs too.

These truth are undeniable and cannot be suppressed nevertheless. . .

And this is life eternal, that they might know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent (John 17:3).

He came to His own, and His own received Him not. But as many as received Him, He gave to them authority to become the children of God, to those who believe on His name. (John 1:11-12).

But God commends His love toward us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him. For if when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by His life. (Romans 5:8-10)

… Jesus Christ the faithful Witness, the First-born from the dead and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood, and made us kings and priests to God and His Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen. (Revelation 1:5-6)

And, brothers, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you have received, and in which you stand; by which you also are being kept safe, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received, that Christ died for our sins, according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures. (1 Corinthians 15:1-4)

Then Jesus said again to them [the scribes and the Pharisees, v. 3], I go away, and you shall seek Me and shall die in your sins. Where I go, you cannot come…. And He said to them, You are from beneath; I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world. Therefore I said to you that you shall die in your sins, for if you do not believe that I AM, you shall die in your sins. (John 8:21, 23-24)

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you compass sea and the dry land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, you make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves. (Matthew 23:15)

The Son of Man goes, as it has been written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born. (Matthew 26:24)

Christianity began as a revision of Judaism. 

There have been severe  religious   differences between Christianity and the traditional,  Rabbinical Judaism since the founding of Christianity both by Jesus Christ and the Apostles. Early  Christianity may have been considered a sect of Judaism, but the messianic claims by Jesus alienated many of the Jews and sharply deepened the schism.

The rightful  Christian religious opposition to Judaism is well known now,  as well as the ongoing Jewish hostility toward Christians,  even the continual hostility among the traditional Jews to Christians  that the Jewish people now have pursued even  from the early years of Christianity, with the resulting persecution of Christians in the early days too of Christianity in the New Testament. A false  persecution  that has persisted over the ensuing centuries, even today, driven by numerous factors including their significant religious,  theological differences, and the clear competition between and Synagogue and the Christian Church.  Yes Judaism even today  resents the encroachment of Christianity not just in Israel, but also throughout the world. American Jewry tends to reflects Israeli attitudes, it is not surprising that official Jewish groups even in the United States should oppose the public advancement of Christianity. This is nothing new. The New Testament church began amid withering harassment from the Jewish establishment.  The Jews themselves even now have falsely portrayed,  labeled any of the rightful  Christian opposition to Judaism as being even now  the Modern Jewish Anti-Semitism  and many Messianic Jews also falsely claim that Christian anti-Semitism still exists towards the Jews, their cultural, religious practices.  In Israel, it is easy to enact and enforce anti-missionary legislation. In America, it is necessary for Jewish groups to veil their true motivation as they work to establish an American equivalent of Israel’s anti-missionary law. Rather than give the impression that they oppose Christianity, they say it is “racism,” “prejudice,” “intolerance,” which they are against. Yet, they have one target, as they have in Israel: Christianity. To weaken its influence over Jews, Jewish leadership continues an aggressive, many-faceted program to discourage its outward expression, especially in public places.

Once gentiles had been converted to Christianity, the question arose whether and how far these gentile Christians were obliged to follow Jewish law in order to follow Jesus (Book of the Galatians). At the Council of Jerusalem, [Acts 15] it was decided that new gentile converts did not need to be circumcised (the Apostolic Decree of Acts 15:19-21), and the Apostle  Paul rightfully  questioned the validity of Jewish Christians’ adherence to the Jewish law in relation to faith in Christ. The Hatred of  Paul of Tarsus  by the Jews practicing   Judaism  still exists today.

Jewish Christians,  Judaizers falsely have argued that Christians were bound to observe Mosaic law.The issue was argued especially in the context of whether Gentile converts were obligated to undergo circumcision, which was a requirement for Jewish boys. The issue was  settled at the Council of Jerusalem, in which Paul and Barnabas participated as representatives of the church at Antioch. The Council had clearly  decided that Gentile converts were not subject to most Mosaic Law, including circumcision, but required them to stay away from eating meat with blood still on it, eating the meat of strangled animals, eating food offered to idols, and sexual immorality.

 The early Church Fathers also had   emphasized that the Church is the new “spiritual” Israel, completing or replacing the earthly Israel which was but its prototype. Today this view would come to be called “Supersessionism”. Historically the Jews have not only rejected Christianity, Jesus Christ as their Messiah but they also led  several revolts even against Roman government  and faced severe persecutions by Rome as punishment. 

A number of passages in the New Testament clearly state the  rightful rejection of Judaism . Among them are:

2 Corinthians 11:26 In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;

Jn 8:37    I know that ye are Abraham’s seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.38    I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and ye do that which ye have seen with your father.39    They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham’s children, ye would do the works of Abraham.40    But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham.41    Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.42    Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.43    Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.44    Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

John 8: 1    Jesus went unto the mount of Olives.2    And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them. .. .13    The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest record of thyself; thy record is not true.14    Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.15    Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.16    And yet if I judge, my judgment is true: for I am not alone, but I and the Father that sent me.17    It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is true.18    I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.19    Then said they unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also.20    These words spake Jesus in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man laid hands on him; for his hour was not yet come.21    Then said Jesus again unto them, I go my way, and ye shall seek me, and shall die in your sins: whither I go, ye cannot come.22    Then said the Jews, Will he kill himself? because he saith, Whither I go, ye cannot come.23    And he said unto them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world.24    I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.25    Then said they unto him, Who art thou? And Jesus saith unto them, Even the same that I said unto you from the beginning.26    I have many things to say and to judge of you: but he that sent me is true; and I speak to the world those things which I have heard of him.27    They understood not that he spake to them of the Father.28    Then said Jesus unto them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things.29    And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.30    As he spake these words, many believed on him.31    Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;32    And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.33    They answered him, We be Abraham’s seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free?34    Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.35    And the servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever.36    If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.37    I know that ye are Abraham’s seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.38    I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and ye do that which ye have seen with your father.39    They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham’s children, ye would do the works of Abraham.40    But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham.41    Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.42    Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.43    Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.44    Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.45    And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.46    Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?47    He that is of God heareth God’s words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.48    Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a devil?49    Jesus answered, I have not a devil; but I honour my Father, and ye do dishonour me.50    And I seek not mine own glory: there is one that seeketh and judgeth.51    Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death.52    Then said the Jews unto him, Now we know that thou hast a devil. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and thou sayest, If a man keep my saying, he shall never taste of death.53    Art thou greater than our father Abraham, which is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom makest thou thyself?54    Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father that honoureth me; of whom ye say, that he is your God:55    Yet ye have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.56    Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad.57    Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham?58    Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.59    Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.

1 Thessalonians 2: 1    For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain:2    But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention.3    For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:4    But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.5    For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; God is witness:6    Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.7    But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children:8    So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.9    For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.10    Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and unblameably we behaved ourselves among you that believe:11    As ye know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children,12    That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.13    For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.14    For ye, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus: for ye also have suffered like things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews:15    Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:16    Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up their sins alway: for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.17    But we, brethren, being taken from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavoured the more abundantly to see your face with great desire.18    Wherefore we would have come unto you, even I Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered us.19    For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?20    For ye are our glory and joy.

And not all of  Jewish people, then, will be saved on the basis of God’s covenants with Israel or on any other basis.   Apostle Paul points out that only a minority of Jewish people will be saved.God has not rejected his people whom he chose long ago. Don’t you know what the Scripture says in the story about Elijah, when he pleads with God against Israel? “Lord, they have killed your prophets and demolished your altars. I am the only one left, and they are trying to take my life.” But what was the divine reply to him? “I have reserved for myself 7,000 people who have not knelt to worship Baal.” So it is at the present time: there is a remnant, chosen by grace. – Romans 11:2-5

And so all Israel shall be saved; as it is written, “There shall come out of Zion the Deliverer, and He will turn away ungodliness from Jacob. For this is My covenant with them, when I have taken away their sins.” (Romans 11:26-27)

This declaration will be fulfilled at a time yet future to our day, at the very end of Jacob’s trouble (Jeremiah 30:7), the Great Tribulation; but even then, two-thirds of Israel’s population will die unsaved: And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant. And I will purge out from among you the rebels and those who sin against Me (Ezekiel 20:37-38). And it shall be in all the land, says Jehovah, two parts in it shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left in it. And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on My name, and I will answer them; I will say, It is My people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God (Zechariah 13:8-9).

God will first purge out Israel’s rebels and sinners, two-thirds of the nation, by means of death. They will obviously die unsaved, and only the remaining one-third will God bring into the bond of the New Covenant and call them, My people. It is at this point in history – and at no previous point – that all Israel ( Including the Gentiles) will be saved (Romans 11:26).;

In order for any persons to be saved from Hell, Jews included, they  must personally believe and accept that  that Jesus Christ  died for theirs sins, that He was buried, and that He rose bodily from the dead and they must be water Baptized, and be  filled, as well as personally now also Baptized with the Holy Spirit.

For God so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life (John 3:16);

 and Jesus Himself said, Truly, truly, I say to you, He who believes on Me has everlasting life (John 6:47).

 By grace are you saved through faith, and that not of yourselves. It is the gift of God. Not of works, lest any man should boast (Ephesians 2:8-9).

For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek: for the same Lord is Lord of all, and is rich unto all that call upon him: for, Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? and how shall they preach, except they be sent? even as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that bring glad tidings of good things! (Romans 10:12-15) Messianic Judaism is a syncretic religious movement that combines Jewish practices with Christian beliefs. Both Jews and Christians normally regard it as as Christian sect or cult. Some persons  in the Messianic Jewish community falsely believe that faith in  Jesus  plus the keeping of the Law are necessary for salvation. The Scriptures are very clear in this matter.

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness for everyone who believes (Romans 10:4).

[He] abolished in His flesh the enmity, the Law of commandments contained in ordinances (Ephesians 2:15).

And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He [God the Father] has made alive together with Him [Jesus], having forgiven you all trespasses, blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and has taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross (Colossians 2:13-14).

For truly there is a putting away of the commandment which went before, because of the weakness and unprofitableness of it. (Hebrews 7:18)

Then He said, “Lo, I come to do Your will, O God.” He takes away the first so that He may establish the second. (Hebrews 10:9)

When Jesus died on the cross, the Law of Moses was nailed to the cross, brought to an end, abolished, blotted out, taken out of the way, put away.

The Law of Moses is no longer operative today. Even if the Law were operative, by the works of the Law none of all flesh will be justified in His sight (Romans 3:20). The Law of Moses has been surpassed and replaced by the finished work of Messiah, and the Law never did justify anyone. It suffices nothing for salvation. By grace are ye saved through faith, and that not of yourselves. It is the gift of God. Not of works, lest any man should boast (Ephesians 2:8-9).

Isaiah 25:1,9 O LORD, You are my God. I will exalt You. I will praise Your name, for you have done wonderful things. And it will be said in that day: “Behold, this is our God; we have waited for Him, and He will save us. This is the Lord; we have waited for Him; we will be glad and rejoice in His salvation.

(Eph 4:11 KJV)  And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Notice the   continual Greek verse tense here  in the passage, stating thus God himself   keeps on giving these anointed persons, offices.. 

“Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular. And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues” (I Cor 12:  27-28).

All these Elders, Church offices do exist today and there is a visible and undeniable Church office ranking here though but it is also not one directional, but bi directional, the ranking is also all voluntary and based on mutual submission, unenforceable. A truly holy spirit led church would have all of these offices now too.

(Titus 1:5 KJV)  For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:

The true structure of government in the Church is  still  what we can all a “Christ-archy,” “christocracy,” or simply a “Theocracy” — “Theos” of course being the Greek word for God. In God’s true Church, He God, Jesus Christ  is always the Head. When men let Christ lead, we don’t end up with confusion and anarchy. Christ is capable of leading his Church by his Holy Spirit by any believer  now too, and the book of Acts gives ample testimony to this fact. (Prov 9:9 KJV)  Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

Some persons still do  teach a false and an extreme doctrine here. They say the word of God alone is the only, sole authority for all. Each member of the Church must prove everything from the Word of God himself, then each member now needs only to follow the Word of God and nothing, no one else.  The Word of God, the Bible  becomes the Head of the Church. We thus now don’t  follow any men. Well Jesus is the head of the church, but he also speaks now by his Holy Spirit. the gifts of the Holy Spirit, even by Apostles, Prophets, Pastors, Teachers, Evangelists, Bishops- Elders..  and not just by the Bible now to. Men can guide us to the words of Christ. Men may have gifts that enable them to see things others may not of themselves clearly see. Nonetheless, such men must not strive to be the main authority themselves. Their role is simply to help people see the expressed will of God. Every member of the Church must be following God finally, initially. God can and does still use the Holy Spirit, and not just men, dreams and  angels too  to confirm his words, even  from the Bible to us.

 In Matthew 20:20-26 we read of an incident where the mother of James and John, along with her sons, lobbied for the “top” two positions in the Kingdom under Christ. (Mat 20:23 KJV)  And he saith unto them, Ye shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with: but to sit on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine to give, but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of my Father. Jesus also has promised, “To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne” (Rev. 3:21). Everyone who enters God’s kingdom will share in the rulership of the world. We will lead the nations as a family, as a Kingdom of priests. All who sit with Christ on His throne will be given “power over the nations: And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father” (Rev. 2:26-27). The only one over us is Christ. Jesus is our Master. Everyone else is on the same level. There are no inferior ranks in the body of Christ. Ephesians 4:11.  Paul reminds us that “There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;” (v. 4).

“”But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them [the Greek term translated “exercise dominion” is “katakurieuo”, which means “downward lordship” or “hierarchical control”] and they that are great exercise authority [Greek “katexousiazo” meaning “downward control”] upon them. But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant: Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many” (Mat. 20:25-28).  “Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit; To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues: But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will” (vv. 4-11). ” 

Paul in these verses made it clear that these gifts do not elevate one man over another. He stressed that regardless of who had which gift, it was God doing the work through His Spirit. Paul also stressed here that God gave the gifts to whomever He willed. Since any member could receive any gift, we realize that God was not in any way validating an inferior hierarchical structure.   A house divided against itself cannot stand (Mark 3:25)  applies to  Churches, and our homes, and our marriages too.

Generally the people who have to use titles to promote themselves are false..  they should be firstly now still  promoting Jesus Christ and not themselves.. Let us all stop here and remember that anyone   not being Baptized and led now by the Holy Spirit is still a real waste of time. And without the real application of love any    approach will still fail too.  Also voluntary, unenforceable, mutual, reversible accountability and submission is an integral part of the New Testament church structure rather still and of all true churches today as well . Even Apostle Paul does not always pull rank. Acts 15: 4 we see, “they were received of the church and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.”

Jeremiah 17:5. “Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.”

(Galatians 1:10). “do I seek to please men? For if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ”

1Corinthians 11:3. “But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; 

God “hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him that filleth all in all” (Eph. 1:22-23). The Father “hath committed all judgment unto the Son: … And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man” (John 5:22-27).

“Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John:[this proves that Philip acted without seeking approval from men, for they heard about it after the fact] Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost” (Acts 8:14-17).  Also do note that in Acts 2, where we read about the birth of the New Testament Church through the outpouring of God’s Holy Spirit. The Holy spirit was given directly by God to every single member present initially but next it was done by the laying on by the  hands of the elders on every single person?  evidenced by the person also speaking in tongues initially by every single person baptized with the Holy Spirit. I know it happened to me. In the Book of Acts  everyone  there got Baptized with the Holy Spirit and also got the gift of toungues.   God here also revealed that he planned to speak through all of the saints, not just to a special few

“JUST AS APOSTLES PAUL ASKED THOSE BELIEVERS AT EPHESUS, I ALSO ASK YOU: HAVE YE RECEIVED THE HOLY GHOST? YES, YOU ARE REDEEMED, YET YE NEED TO BE BAPTISED IN THE HOLY GHOST – FOR UNTIL YOU RECEIVE THAT BAPTISM YOU WILL CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE TO LIVE A RIGHTEOUS LIFE, REAL STRUGGLE. SAD ENOUGH, YOU MAY NOT HAVE ANY PERSON TO LAY HANDS ON YOU AS APOSTLE PAUL DID HERE, FOR OBVIOUS REASONS. BUT YOU CAN PRAY THROUGH. JUST BE SINCERE ABOUT IT. GO TO GOD IN PRAYERS, AND FASTING IF NEED BE – EARNESTLY DESERING TO BE SO BAPTISED- AND YOU WILL RECEIVE, EVEN BY FAITH.”

 And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper coasts came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples. He said unto them, have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, we have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost……and when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them: and they spake with tongues, and prophesied… ACTS OF THE APOSTLES 19:1-2, 6.

The people who falsely exalt themselves are following Satan’s path

 (2Corinthains 11:13-14-15) Such people are false apostles; dishonest workers who are masquerading as apostles of Christ. 

(2Cor 11:14) And no wonder, since Satan himself; masquerades as an ‘angel’ of light.

(2Cor 11:15) So it is not surprising; if his servants also masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their ‘damnation’ will match their deeds!

*** (Revelation 2:1-2) To the angel of the church of Ephesus write: He who holds the seven stars in His right hand; Who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands, says these things.

(Rev 2:2) I know your works and your labor and your patience; and how you cannot bear those who are evil. And you tried those ‘pretending’ to be apostles; and are ‘Not’, and have found them ‘LIARS.’

 (Gal 6:3) For if anyone thinks he is something; when he is ‘Really Nothing’; he is ‘only’ fooling himself.

2 Peter 3: 2 That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour: 3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

 (Heb 3:1 KJV)  Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Jesus Christ

Dan 2:44 4 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever. 45 Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure.

Acts 1: 8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Micah 4:1 But in the last days it shall come to pass, that the mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established in the top of the mountains, and it shall be exalted above the hills; and people shall flow unto it.

Acts 2:17 And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God,I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:

John 15:  1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. 2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.    Habakkuk 3: 17 Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: 18 Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation. 19 The LORD God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds’ feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.

Revelation 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

Hebrews 10:38 Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.

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Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ

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“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, HE has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” (1 Peter 1:3)
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1 John 3:10 Here is how you can tell the difference between the children of God and the children of the devil. Those who don’t do what is right do not belong to God. Those who don’t love their brothers and sisters do not belong to him either.
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Mat 5:43-45 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor. Hate your enemy.’ But here is what I tell you. Love your enemies. Pray for those who hurt you. THEN you will be sons of your Father who is in heaven.
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Galatians 4:28-31 Now YOU, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise. At that time the son born in the ordinary way persecuted the son born by the power of the Spirit. It is the same now. But what does the Scripture say? “Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman’s son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman’s son.” Therefore, brothers, WE ARE NOT children of the slave woman, but of the free woman.

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Jesus himself had  taught his disciples that God would take his blessings away from fleshly Israel because they had  rejected him as Christ and give it now to the Gentiles.
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Jesus clearly taught the Gentile believers would replace the Jewish non-believers as the new chosen ones in God’s favor, Kingdom, Promises..  
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There is no special plan of salvation today for the Jews. There is one gospel and Jews and Gentiles must obey the same gospel and be saved exactly the same way.
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There is nothing in the bible that teaches that at the end of time, God will bring Israel back to Canaan and offer them alone a special salvation merely because they are blood descendants of Abraham.
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There is no distinction in God’s eyes today between Jews and Gentiles. Jews who reject Jesus Christ as their messiah are in exactly the same spiritual state as Hindus, Muslims or atheistic evolutionists.
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“Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A WALL AROUND IT AND DUG A WINE PRESS IN IT, AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented it out to vine-growers and went on a journey. “When the harvest time approached, he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce. “The vine-growers took his slaves and beat one, and killed another, and stoned a third. “Again he sent another group of slaves larger than the first; and they did the same thing to them. “But afterward he sent his son to them, saying, ‘They will respect my son.’ “But when the vine-growers saw the son, they said among themselves, ‘This is the heir; come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.’ “They took him, and threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. “Therefore when the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those vine-growers?” They said to Him, “He will bring those wretches to a wretched end, and will rent out the vineyard to other vine-growers who will pay him the proceeds at the proper seasons.” Jesus said to them, “Did you never read in the Scriptures, ‘THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone; THIS CAME ABOUT FROM THE LORD, AND IT IS MARVELOUS IN OUR EYES’? “Therefore I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people, producing the fruit of it. “And he who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it will scatter him like dust.” When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they understood that He was speaking about them. When they sought to seize Him, they feared the people, because they considered Him to be a prophet. ” (Matthew 21:33-46)
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Jesus went to the Jews first but they rejected Him as the Messiah. The church, (the kingdom) is now open to both Jew and Gentile equally. Both must believe, repent, confess Jesus as Lord and be baptized for the remission of their sins. There is only one way to get saved! It is through the Lord Jesus Christ. Jews have no special route to heaven that gentiles do not have. They all must believe and do the same things to be saved.; There is only one plan of salvation for all mankind: for Jews and Gentiles too. Believe, repent, confess the Lord Jesus Christ and be immersed in water for the remission of your sins. Be filled and be Baptized with  the Holy Spirit. (Mk 16:16; Acts 2:38; Acts 22:16; 1 Peter 3:21
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“For He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall, by abolishing in His flesh the enmity, which is the Law of commandments contained in ordinances, so that in Himself He might make the two into one new man, thus establishing peace, and might reconcile them both in one body to God through the cross, by it having put to death the enmity. ” (Ephesians 2:14-16)
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“For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s descendants, heirs according to promise. ” (Galatians 3:26-29);
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While clearly the entire leadership of the first Christian, apostolic church and most of the Elders in the Christian churches originally  were Jewish they next had become Christians who stopped keeping the Sabbath and abandoned the Mosaic system, Laws  of Judaism. They also rather began immediately worshipping God together on the first day of the week, the Lord’s day, Sunday
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The Kingdom of God was now fully established on Pentecost as per the book of Acts “In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, and that kingdom will not be left for another people; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever.” (Daniel 2:44)
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While Apostle Paul always began his evangelism in a new city by preaching in the Jewish synagogues. When the Jews rejected the gospel, he turned to the gentiles: “But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming. Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first; since you repudiate it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles. ” (Acts 13:45-46)
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1 Peter 2:  1 Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, 2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: 3    If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious. 4 To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious, 5 Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. 6 Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.  7 Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner, 8    And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed. 9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: 10 Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. 11 Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul
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“This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve, [Israel] “THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE VERY CORNER stone,” and, “A STONE OF STUMBLING AND A ROCK OF OFFENSE”; for they stumble because they are disobedient to the word, and to this doom they were also appointed. But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God’s OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; for you once were NOT A PEOPLE, but now you are THE PEOPLE OF GOD; you had NOT RECEIVED MERCY, but now you have RECEIVED MERCY. ” (1 Peter 2:7-10);
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“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “But the righteous man shall live by faith.” (Romans 1:16-17)
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“For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, abounding in riches for all who call on Him; for “Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved.” (Romans 10:12-13)
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“I say then, God has not rejected His people, has He? May it never be! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew. Or do you not know what the Scripture says in the passage about Elijah, how he pleads with God against Israel? “Lord, they have killed Your prophets, they have torn down Your altars, and I alone am left, and they are seeking my life.” But what is the divine response to him? “I have kept for Myself seven thousand men who have not bowed the knee to Baal.” In the same way then, there has also come to be at the present time a remnant according to God’s gracious choice. But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works, otherwise grace is no longer grace. ” (Romans 11:1-6)
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“But when I saw that they were not straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in the presence of all, “If you, being a Jew, live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews? “We are Jews by nature and not sinners from among the Gentiles; nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified. ” (Galatians 2:14-16);
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AS PER THE NEW TESTAMENT NOW the church is the true Israel and Christians are God’s true “Jews” today. “For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh. But he is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that which is of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the letter; and his praise is not from men, but from God. ” (Romans 2:28-29)    “for we are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh, ” (Philippians 3:3)
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The signs of Matthew 24 prophecies the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD not the second coming and certainly not some “Rapture” theology that was invented in 1830 AD by the dispensationalist  John Darby. When Christians then saw the signs Jesus had sated , they fled the city and were saved.;
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ZIONISTS AND MESSIANIC JEWS ARE are carnal at their foundational core. They literalize all the clearly spiritual passages that are applied to the church and instead apply them 2000 years later to modern Israel. “Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is a new creation. Peace and mercy to all who follow this rule, even to the Israel of God [Christians]. ” (Galatians 6:15-16);
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“Replacement Theology” or “Fulfillment Theology”, also known as “Supersessionism” is the true Bible doctrine that Christians and the Church of Christ replaced the Jews and the nation of Israel.; Jesus taught Replacement Theology. The apostles taught Replacement Theology.;  We rightfully do also teach replacement theology
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1948 Israeli statehood is irrelevant.  Fleshly Israel is still  lost and going to Hell without Christ.   Any restoring of a temple sacrifices in Jerusalem is a heretical denial of the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ. Also Israeli statehood 1948 AD was not pre prophesied by Jesus or the Apostles, and it  is not a sign of a soon to happen second coming, Restoration of Israel,  or whatever!
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John 6:32 Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you NOT that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven.

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John 8:37, “I know that ye are Abraham’s seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.”
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John 15:18 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before [it hated] you.

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Rom 2:28 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh: But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

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For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.” (Mat 12:49-50)
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1 Corinthians 2: 1    And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.2    For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.3    And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.4    And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:5    That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.6    Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:7    But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:8    Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.9    But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.10    But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.11    For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.12    Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.13    Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.14    But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.15    But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.16    For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.
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This scripture, The Bible, the Words of God,  says of all persons who are Born again in the Lord Jesus Jesus Christ:

1) We have received the initial gift of God’s Holy Spirit
2) The Spirit was given to teach us to “compare spiritual things with spiritual” 
3) This is called “spiritual discernment”
4) Natural minded people cannot accept “spiritual discernment” because it is foolishness to him
5) By spiritual discernment we can “know the things which are freely given to us” by God;
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And all this still applies only if we are spirit led, and listen to the teaching of the Holy Spirit and not rather the lies of the devil and mere men and women.as .the flesh profits nothing,

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John 6:63 It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.
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Romans 6:12 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.
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Romans 13:14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
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The natural man prefers earthy discernment because they still  are sinful, also earthy, sensual, demonic and without the Holy Spirit’s spiritual discernment, one cannot know what they can inherited. as Born from above Holy Spirit filled Christians.

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The World of God the Bible or Jesus Christ is spiritual. To understand what God’s Word says, the Holy Spirit himself has to  teach us even to “spiritually discern” by comparing Spiritual (words) with Spiritual (meaning) found elsewhere in the Bible now too..

Why do you suppose the Jewish people – who believed Jesus was the Messiah – were ultimately disillusioned, and betrayed him? Because according to “man’s wisdom,” they expected Jesus to fulfill their “royal land grant” by defeating Rome. often did Jesus Christ and  the apostles admonish the church to protect the land for the Jewish people? NEVER. Not once. Jesus Christ and all of the apostles simply weren’t interested in championing the quest for land, so they never encouraged it. Jesus Christ and the apostles always pointed to “the promise of the Holy Spirit.”

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Galatians 3:1 (God) redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, SO THAT by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit. Search the Old Testament. You still will not see “the promise of the Spirit” literally pledged to Abraham even once.. Do you not know that the Holy Spirit comes ONLY by faith in Jesus Christ and his words? This is why no inheritance exists outside of the Lord Jesus Christ, and why any of  the blessing to Abraham comes THROUGH Jesus Christ.

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Hebrews 3:7-11 Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness, where your fathers put me to the test and saw my works for forty years. Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart; they have not known my ways.’ As I swore in my wrath, ‘They shall not enter my rest.'”
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Hebrews 3:16-18 For who were those who heard and yet rebelled? Was it not all those who left Egypt led by Moses? And with whom was he provoked for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness? And to whom did he swear that they would not enter his rest, but to those who were disobedient?
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God swore: “they shall not enter into my rest.” The rest of the Holy Spirit in Jesus Christ.

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Hebrews 12:22: But YOU have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect.
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Revelation 21:2 And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.

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Mat 11:28-29 Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
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Any personal Good works and the supposedly performance of all 613 precepts of the Jewish Law will still not suffice, as they cannot remake the inner man, or wash the soul of sins, thus will still cause the same person t go to hell only! God has not promised any race of people, any nation nor any person great prosperity in spite of their disobedience. 
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Obedient to whom the false Torah, the  now redundant old testament or obedience  to the New testament and the holy Spirit.. being filled and Baptized with the holy spirit now. Any personal Good works and the supposedly performance of all 613 precepts of the Jewish Law will still not suffice, as they cannot remake the inner man, or wash the soul of sins, thus will still cause the same person t go to hell only! God has not promised any race of people, any nation nor any person great prosperity in spite of their disobedience to the revealed will of God for them. But he God does demand still full obedience by faith to his son the Lord Jesus Christ, who is the Messiah and God too.

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Acts 10:35 But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.
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But nevertheless righteousness does not come mainly by our good works but by our faith in Jesus Christ
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Romans 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith. thee.
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Romans 3: 21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
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22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:
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26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.
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Romans 4: 3 For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.
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5 But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
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6 Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,
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9 Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.
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11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:
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13 For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.
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22 And therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.
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Romans 5:17 For if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)
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18 Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.
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Romans 8:4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
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10 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
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Romans 9 :30 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith.
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31 But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.
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Romans 10: 3 For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.
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4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.
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5 For Moses describeth the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which doeth those things shall live by them.
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6 But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)
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10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
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Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
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1 Corinthians 1:30 But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:
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1 Corinthians 15:34 Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.
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2 Corinthians 9:9 (As it is written, He hath dispersed abroad; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth for ever.
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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;)
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Galatians 5:5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
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Ephesians 4:24 And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.
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Ephesians 5:9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)
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Ephesians 6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
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Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
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Philippians 3:6 9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
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1 Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
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2 Timothy 2:22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
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2 Timothy 3”16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
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Titus 3:5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
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Hebrews 5:13 For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.
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The following Scripture evidences that Old Testament saints were saved the EXACT SAME WAY that New Testament saints are saved, that is, by grace through faith in Jesus Christ.
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Acts 10:43, “To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.”
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But still only a remnant of Jews will repent and believe the Gospel. 
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God’s people are are all of the saved born-again believers in Jesus Christ still. Galatians 3:26, “For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.”
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 “Therefore the redeemed of the LORD shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head: they shall obtain gladness and joy; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.” (Isaiah 51:11)
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It is VERY IMPORTANT for Jews to understand that no unsaved Jew will be allowed into God’s kingdom. Jesus taught Nicodemus, a Jew and leader over the Jews, that unless a man is born-again he cannot enter into Heaven (John 3:1-7). 1st Peter 1:23 teaches that we are born-again by the Seed of God’s Word, by faith in Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God (John 20:31). There some who foolishly believed that unsaved Jews will inherit the Promised Land. Sorry, it won’t happen! John  Only through faith alone in Jesus Christ as your personal Savior can you go to Heaven (Acts 16:31; John 20:31; Ephesians 2:8-9).
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And the New Testament written by God and his Jewish servants now too was not written in Hebrew, but in Greek.
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“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with the yoke of bondage … and I testify again to every man who becomes circumcised that he is a debtor to keep the whole law. You have become estranged from Christ, you who attempt to be justified by law; you have fallen from Grace.” Galatians 5:1-4
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Christians worship on Sunday and not the Saturday Sabbath too.. “Now on the first day of the week, when the Disciples came together to break bread …” Acts 20:7
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The Scriptures also now further teach: “Let no one judge you in food or in drink, or regarding a festival or a new moon, or Sabbaths, which are a shadow of things to come, but the substance is of Christ.” Colossians 2:16-17
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Judaism is a Satanic false religion, because they deny that Jesus is the Messiah. They claim that their Messiah has not come yet. Sadly, they will embrace the man of sin, the Antichrist, when he appears. Most Jews deny that Jesus is the Messiah. They are NOT God’s children. You see friend, you can be a physical Jew and not be a spiritual Jew.
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As true Christians, we know that Jesus, the Messiah, came 2,000 years ago to take away the sins of the world as the Lamb of God (John 3:16). Amen and amen!
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The Books of Galatians, Colossians and Hebrews were particularly written to oppose the false teachings and legalism of the Judaizers. “I marvel that you are turning away so soon from Him who called you in the grace of Christ to a different gospel, which is not another, but there are some who trouble you and want to pervert the Gospel of Christ. But even if we, or an angel from Heaven, preach any other gospel to you than what we have preached to you, let him be accursed. As we have said before, so now I say again, if anyone preaches any other gospel to you than what you have received, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:6-9
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Now in Acts 15. The Judaizers were insisting that you could not be saved without adhering to the Jewish law.
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Apostle Paul struggled to keep believers from falling back under the Old Testament laws. Judaizers, legalists of the day, tried to make the Gentile believers keep the Jewish commandments of circumcision, the law (Ten Commandments), dietary commandments, and the observance of special days; but the Apostle Paul taught that we are no longer under the law but under grace. Churches, pastors, and “Torah Keepers” who preach justification by keeping the law are blaspheming God. Their false  justification by legalism and works is a statement to God that Jesus Christ died in vain.
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Galatians 2:21 “I do not set aside the grace of God; for if righteousness [comes] through the law, then Christ died in vain.”
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Galatians 3:1 O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you that you should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed among you as crucified? 2 This only I want to learn from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? 3 Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now being made perfect by the flesh?
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Galatians 5:2 Indeed I, Paul, say to you that if you become circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing. 3 And I testify again to every man who becomes circumcised that he is a debtor to keep the whole law.
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Romans 6:14 For sin shall not have dominion over you, for you are not under law but under grace.
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Scripture clearly tells us to live our lives by the leading of the indwelling Holy Spirit, not by keeping our eyes on the law (Ten Commandments) or on a list of rules. We are to walk in the Spirit, not in the flesh.
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Galatians 5:16 I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. 17 For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.
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The Apostle Peter opposed the Judaizers by reporting on how God poured out His Holy Spirit on the gentiles: “So God, who knows the heart, acknowledged them by giving them the Holy Spirit, just as He did to us, and made no distinction between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith. Now, therefore, why do you test God by putting a yolk on the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?” Acts 15:8-10
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The Apostle Paul and Barnabas testified to the miraculous works of God among the Gentiles. James pointed out how this was the fulfillment of many prophecies and he declared: “Therefore I judge that we should not trouble those from among the Gentiles who are turning to God, but that we write to them to abstain from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality and from things strangled and from blood.” Acts 15:19-20
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The conclusion of the Jerusalem Conference is recorded in Acts 15:22-29. In it the Apostles, elders and brethren of the Church in Jerusalem dissociated themselves from the Judaizers who were “unsettling your souls” by requiring observance to Jewish ceremonial law “to whom we gave no such commandment.”
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The council decreed: “For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things:” to abstain from idolatry, immorality and blood. There is no mention here of the Jewish Sabbath or any of the many distinctives being insisted by modern Judaizers.
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The Judaizers hate the New Testament, because it teaches that God loves and respects Gentiles as much as Jews (Romans 2:11; 10:12). Jesus rebuked the self-righteous and religious Pharisees and Sadducees. Jesus said they weren’t going to Heaven (Matthew 5:20). Self-righteousness is a road to Hell, fire and damnation (Romans 10:3-4; Romans 3:20)!There still is no amount of “good” that you can do that will pay for the sins that you have … YOU NEED FAITH IN THE BLOOD OF JESUS TO GET INTO HEAVEN. … The Lord Jesus Christ SHED HIS BLOOD for your sins. Righteousness does NOT come by the law,  and good works and rituals prescribed by false religions like Judaism, Seventh Day Adventists, Mormonism, Hinduism, etc.,
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Apostle  Paul rebuked those who “were not straightforward about the Truth of the Gospel… knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but by Faith in Jesus Christ… that we might be justified by Faith in Christ and not by the works of the law; and by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.” Galatians 2:14-16
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Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh, 4 that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
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Galatians 5:4 You have become estranged from Christ, you who [attempt] [to] be justified by law; you have fallen from grace. 5 For we through the Spirit eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness by faith. 6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but faith working through love. 7 You ran well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? 8 This persuasion does not [come] from Him who calls you.
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Colossians 2:20 Therefore, if you died with Christ from the basic principles of the world, why, as [though] living in the world, do you subject yourselves to regulations– 21 “Do not touch, do not taste, do not handle,” 22 which all concern things which perish with the using–according to the commandments and doctrines of men?
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Matthew 23:14 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. Therefore you will receive greater condemnation.
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Matthew 23: 23 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone. 24 “Blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!
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Colossians 2:20 Therefore, if you died with Christ from the basic principles of the world, why, as [though] living in the world, do you subject yourselves to regulations– 21 “Do not touch, do not taste, do not handle,” 22 which all concern things which perish with the using–according to the commandments and doctrines of men?
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Titus 1:13 This testimony is true. Therefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith, 14 not giving heed to Jewish fables and commandments of men who turn from the truth. 15 To the pure all things are pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but even their mind and conscience are defiled. 16 They profess to know God, but in works they deny Him, being abominable, disobedient, and disqualified for every good work.
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Luke 6:42 “Or how can you say to your brother, `Brother, let me remove the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself do not see the plank that is in your own eye? Hypocrite! First remove the plank from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck that is in your brother’s eye.
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Matthew 23:13 13 “But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut up the kingdom of heaven against men; for you neither go in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.
Matthew 23:35 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you cleanse the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of extortion and self-indulgence. 26 “Blind Pharisee, first cleanse the inside of the cup and dish, that the outside of them may be clean also. 27 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which indeed appear beautiful outwardly, but inside are full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness.
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John 8:32 “And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” 33 They answered Him, “We are Abraham’s descendants, and have never been in bondage to anyone. How can you say, `You will be made free’?” 34 Jesus answered them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, whoever commits sin is a slave of sin. 35 “And a slave does not abide in the house forever, but a son abides forever. 36 “Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.
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Romans 15:13 Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
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Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. 24 And those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
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Philippians 1:8 For God is my witness, how greatly I long for you all with the affection of Jesus Christ. 9 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, 10 that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ, 11 being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
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1 Thessalonians 1:6 And you became followers of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit
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“The Gospel is not a call to repentance, or to amendment of our ways, to make restitution for past sins, or to promise to do better in the future. These things are proper in their place, but they do not constitute the Gospel; for the Gospel is not good advice to be obeyed, it is good news to be believed. Do not make the mistake then of thinking that the Gospel is a call to duty or a call to reformation, a call to better your condition, to behave yourself in a more perfect way than you have been doing in the past …
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Nor is the Gospel a demand that you give up the world, that you give up your sins, that you break off bad habits, and try to cultivate good ones. You may do all these things, and yet never believe the Gospel and consequently never be saved at all.”;
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And all  who today are seeking to reject our Christian calendar,  heritage and try to bring us back under Jewish culture and law they now really do need to read the words of the Apostle Paul: “O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you that you should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed among you as crucified? This only I want to learn from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of Faith? Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now being made perfect by the flesh?” Galatians 3:1-3
“But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.” (Romans 9:31)
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“Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3)
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You need to become also a man or women  full of faith and the Holy Spirit too..
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Matthew 21:12 Then Jesus went into the temple of God and drove out all those who bought and sold in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves. 13 And He said to them, “It is written, `My house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but you have made it a `den of thieves.’ ” 14 Then the blind and the lame came to Him in the temple, and He healed them.
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Matthew 9:22 But Jesus turned around, and when He saw her He said, “Be of good cheer, daughter; your faith has made you well.” And the woman was made well from that hour.
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Mark 10:52 Then Jesus said to him, “Go your way; your faith has made you well.” And immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus on the road.
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Luke 17:6 So the Lord said, “If you have faith as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, `Be pulled up by the roots and be planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.
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Romans 8:1 [There] [is] therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
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Acts 6:5 And the saying pleased the whole multitude. And they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas, a proselyte from Antioch, 6 whom they set before the apostles; and when they had prayed, they laid hands on them. 7 Then the word of God spread, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were obedient to the faith.
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1 Corinthians 15:1 Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, 2 by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you–unless you believed in vain. 3 For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures.
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Galatians 1:8 But even if we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than what we have preached to you, let him be accursed. 9 As we have said before, so now I say again, if anyone preaches any other gospel to you than what you have received, let him be accursed. 10 For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant of Christ. 11 But I make known to you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man. 12 For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came through the revelation of Jesus Christ.
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Romans 4:25 (Jesus Christ) Who was delivered for our offenses, and was raised again for our justification.
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Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 9 Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him. 10 For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life (resurrection).
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Romans 10:9 If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes to righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made to salvation.
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1 Peter 1:3 Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, 5 who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
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 1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if anyone builds on this foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, 13 each one’s work will become clear; for the Day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will test each one’s work, of what sort it is. 14 If anyone’s work which he has built on it endures, he will receive a reward. 15 If anyone’s work is burned, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire. 16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? 17 If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.
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Jesus said, Matthew 7:13 “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide [is] the gate and broad [is] the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it.” 14 “Because narrow [is] the gate and difficult [is] the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.”
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Jesus also said,  Matthew 7:22 “Many will say to Me in that day, `Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ 23 “And then I will declare to them, `I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!'”
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2 Corinthians 3:17 Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. 18 But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord. 4:1 Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart. 2 But we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness nor handling the word of God deceitfully, but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of God. 3 But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, 4 whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them. 5 For we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your bondservants for Jesus’ sake. 6 For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
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Galatians 2:4 And this occurred because of false brethren secretly brought in (who came in by stealth to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage), 5 to whom we did not yield submission even for an hour, that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.
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Galatians 5:1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.
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1 Corinthians 7:23 You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of men.
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Matthew 11:28 “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 “For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”.
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YOU WILL REAP WHAT YOU SOW APPLIES TO THE FOOD YOU CONSUME AS WELL

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 I am always amazed that many  professionals even  not just the  seniors now have not yet learned  about  eating properly as well.  Most people do not know  still  how to eat healthy, do not know which foods  are good  and which ones are  bad for you, nor do they know  that cancer, diabetes, heart  attacks, diabetes is  caused  mainly by what you eat..  IT DOES  takes money, time, knowledge as well to eat  and stay healthy. Many people save money on food that they falsely waste elsewhere too.
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Now  getting back to the basis of a healthy Lifestyle
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IT IS UNDENIABLE THAT A DIET ALONE DOES NOT HELP TO DEAL WITH IMPROVING ONE’S HEALTH, THAT IS ONE EATING PROPERLY, RATHER IT TAKES ALSO A DEFINITE CHANGE IN ONE LIFESTYLE ALL TOGETHER.. THUS RECOGNIZING ALSO WHAT FOODS, OTHER ITEMS ARE GOOD AND THOSE THAT ARE BAD  AS WELL. Pressure and Stress included.
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What we eat, proper sleep, proper exercise, personal stress reduction  are all important as well.  While it is well known that we all thrive on a certain amount of pressure and in fact in life, for  it seems we all need some incentive pressure to do our best. However, if this pressure next becomes continual, or excessive it can be mostly be counter productive and lead to serious, unbeneficial stress.
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At first, we may next  just be irritable, snappy, unable to think clearly, and make more than a few silly mistakes. However, if the now rather  bad stress, pressure continues, and we fail to do anything about it, our personal performance and even our health will significantly drop. We may develop serious physical, health  symptoms or mental symptoms, problems such as anxiety and eventually a serious depression. We need to face realities firstly, always.   Dramatic stress reduction also still is a real NEED in reality for many persons.  Most people still do take an ostrich approach to their fears, problems in life, rather than firstly recognizing, and  admitting the problems that  they are facing  and next researching, learning how to deal with them effectively, for example what is causing you to get a loss of sleep in reality..    
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Do you also want daily, simple techniques you can use to reduce your daily stress? Do you have difficulty sleeping at night? Worried about your job, life, future? In reality there is no miracle, instant simple cure even if many will lie to you, take your money and say there is.. you have to face life, with real work, real effort to resolve your problems still generally too… including
– Overall lifestyle, personal values  review and evaluation
– Identification of major, minor stressors – Education and evaluation of root causes of stress, Breathing exercises
– Learn to respond to your life  in a more positive and healthy way
– Support and resources for stress reduction
– Simple but very effective goal setting to help drop unnecessary behaviors and develop new and helpful behaviors

 – learning to use Stress reduction techniques that are easy , useful – such as turning off your TV

 
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Health and Healthy eating   Whether it is acid reflux, heartburn, cancer, heart attacks we are all mostly a product of what and how we eat it. But next we are also all affected by our natural body’s degeneration, resulting ailments.Now we already all should know that unresolved stress, smoking, alcohol, bad drugs, inadequate physical exercises, over weight,  and poor eating habits  also do cause heart attacks, cancers, diabetes,  that  kill people..
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Even  sleep disorder can cause heart sickness
(Eph 4:26 KJV)  Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
(Eph 4:27 KJV)  Neither give place to the devil. 28  Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
 
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Face it the simplified  Evangelical Gospel preached today is a very big lie..   BUT YOU KNEW THAT ALREADY DEEP INSIDE..
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For God expects us all personally also to live the full Gospel… for there needs to be a real personal evidence, sign  of it in our own  life continuously too.. (Mark 16:17 KJV)  And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. (Mat 10:1 KJV)  And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.(Luke 10:19 KJV)  Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you. (Luke 12:5 KJV)  But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him  (Acts 1:8 KJV)  But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.  (Acts 10:38 KJV)  How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him. (Rom 15:19 KJV)  Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God; so that from Jerusalem, and round about unto Illyricum, I have fully preached the gospel of Christ. (1 Cor 2:4 KJV)  And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:
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Jesus our Lord does still expects each of us personally to strive to live a proper Christian life at all times. 
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We all also need to be filled with the HOLY SPIRIT. 
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We thus personally are firstly here to serve God, to be his slaves, servants and we are not at all here to serve ourselves or only our families… this requires a disciplined personal spiritual life as well.
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This ongoing Christian life solely starts by all of us personally abiding in God’s word daily, regularly, continually for it is an undeniable fact that sin will keep us from the Word and the Word will help us not to fall into sin.. for we really now too cannot be led by the Holy spirit of God if we are not abiding with Christ in his word.
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We all also need to pray regularly for ourselves and others. 
 
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Hey I can understand it that some people living in major sins, Ignorance , even ignorant of God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit falsely do not believe that God does not do today  gradual healings, or instantaneous miracles.. A Catholic  colleague of mine had once asked why there were no miracles  even in the churches these days, I replied he was going to the wrong church, but he should not go to mine as there too was no miracles. I told him I would take him to a local good  Pentecostal church where there were plenty of healings and so I did. His own wife was undeniably healed of shoulder problems..  We all also need to pray regularly for ourselves and others. 
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If it was God’s will for us to stay sick then why would God allow the Hospitals to be built, or why would Jesus himself now cure the sick people..
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(Heb 13:8 KJV)  Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
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(Heb 13:12 KJV)  Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate.13 Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.14  For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.14 By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. 16  But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
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(James 5:13 KJV)  Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
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(James 5:14 KJV)  Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
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(James 5:16 KJV)  Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
 
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