LOVE not the World: Nothing is NEW under the SUN!

The new smart phone (X), tablet, laptop, luxury car, jewelry, yacht, mansion and so on are nothing new. This may come as a shock and surprise to many people but, all these things have been before on this earth because the word of God says:

“The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and [THERE IS NO NEW THING UNDER THE SUN]. Is there any thing whereof it may be said, [SEE, THIS IS NEW? IT HATH BEEN ALREADY OF OLD TIME, WHICH WAS BEFORE US]” (Ecclesiastes 1:9-10).

“The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity” (Ecclesiastes 1:1-2).

“What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth? I have seen the travail, which God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised in it. He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end” (Ecclesiastes 3:9-11).

Therefore, Love God (Deuteronomy 6:4-5) because God is everlasting (Psalm 90:2, 102:25-27)! “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).

“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth forever” (1 John 2:15–17).

“He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him” (John 3:36).

 

 

JESUS CHRIST is our SHEPHERD.

“THE LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever” (Psalm 23:1-6).

“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8), says: “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world” (John 16:33).

“Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom” (Luke 12:32).

“He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen” (Revelation 22:20-21).
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DAILY take up the C R O S S.

Let us be reminded that Jesus told his disciples saying: “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross [DAILY], and follow me” (Luke 9:23). “And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me” (Matthew 10:38).

“For the [PREACHING OF THE CROSS] is to them that perish foolishness; but [UNTO US WHICH ARE SAVED IT IS THE POWER OF GOD]” (1 Corinthians 1:18-19).
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“I am a B E L I E V E R!”

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever [BELIEVETH] in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. [HE THAT BELIEVETH ON HIM IS NOT CONDEMNED]: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.” (John 3:16-18).

“For I am not ashamed of the [GOSPEL OF CHRIST]: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek” (Romans 1:16).

“For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved” (Romans 10:4, 11-13).

“But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach; That if thou shalt [CONFESS WITH THY MOUTH THE LORD JESUS], and shalt [BELIEVE] in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, [THOU SHALT BE SAVED]. For with [THE HEART MAN BELIEVETH UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS]; and with [THE MOUTH CONFESSION IS MADE UNTO SALVATION]” (Romans 10:8-10).

“For the [PREACHING OF THE CROSS] is to them that perish foolishness; but [UNTO US WHICH ARE SAVED IT IS THE POWER OF GOD]” (1 Corinthians 1:18-19).

“And this [GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM SHALL BE PREACHED] in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and [THEN SHALL THE END COME]” (Matthew 24:14).

“Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power” (1 Corinthians 15:24).

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We are Children of God (Romans 8:16-18) | Children of Light (Ephesians 5:6-8).

“This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that [GOD IS LIGHT], and in him is no darkness at all” ((1 John 1:5).

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the [FATHER OF LIGHTS], with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning” (James 1:17).

“For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones” (Isaiah 57:15).

Jesus, the only begotten Son of God, who is “…of a contrite and humble spirit…” says: “Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 18:3-4).

Jesus taught us to pray to God, our Father saying: “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” (Matthew 6:9-13).

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T R U T H will make us F R E E.

“What is truth?”

The only begotten Son of God, Jesus explained that, “Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice” (John 18:37).

“JESUS went unto the mount of Olives. 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” (John 8:1-2).

“And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him. As he spake these words, many believed on him.Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, ‘If ye continue in [MY WORD], then are ye my disciples indeed; And [YE SHALL KNOW THE TRUTH], and the [TRUTH SHALL MAKE YOU FREE]” (John 8:29-32).

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father’s hand. I and my Father are one” (John 10:27-30).

“Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom” (Luke 12:32).
“In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know.
Thomas saith unto him, ‘Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?’
Jesus saith unto him, ‘I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me’” (John 14:2-6).

On the Last Day, the Day of Judgment:

“Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven” (Psalm 85:11).

“Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power” (1 Corinthians 15:24).

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SPIRIT OF CHRIST versus spirit of the wicked one:

We cannot live and overcome this world by our own strength.

The Apostle Paul said, “For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places” (Ephesians 6:12). “For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil” (Romans 13:3).

The god of this world, the prince of this world, the prince of the power of the air, the dragon, the Devil, also known as Satan, the wicked one, the fallen once anointed angel, Lucifer, and all his fallen angels know their end, and their sole aim is to destroy human beings from inheriting Eternal Life (Revelation 12:12).

To overcome them God sent his only begotten Son, Jesus to defeat the works of the devil, aka Satan. Therefore, human beings would be wise to accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior (John 3:16-18).

“Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth” (1 John 5:5–6).

“Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them. We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error” (1 John 4:4-6).

“Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else” (Isaiah 45:22).

“For it is written, ‘I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.’ For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18-19).

“I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me” (Galatians 2:20).

“He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him” (John 3:36).

I Have Been Crucified With Christ, And It Is No Longer I That Li

C H R I S T = The CROSS versus Antichrist = the world.

The rise of the Antichrist is coming! The day is soon coming when a king will rise to power ruling from Jerusalem, and he will deceive the whole world!

DO NOT BE DECEIVED!

JESUS, the true Messiah, the Savior of the world already came to this EARTH (John 3:16-18)!

“The disciple John said” And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world” (1 John 4:14).

There is only ONE KING of the JEWS: JESUS, the only begotten Son of God (Matthew 2:2).

During the trial before his crucifixion, Pilate wanted to know more about Jesus.

“And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked him, saying, ‘Art thou the King of the Jews?’ And Jesus said unto him, ‘Thou sayest’” (Matthew 27:11).

Again, Pilate specifically asked him, “Art thou the King of the Jews?” (John 18:33).

“Jesus answered, ‘[MY KINGDOM IS NOT OF THIS WORLD]: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews; but now is my kingdom not from hence’” (John 18:36).

“God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made [THE WORLDS]” (Hebrews 1:1–2).

Therefore, when the Antichrist rises to power do not be deceived because Jesus’ kingdom is not of this world. Keep the FAITH of JESUS CHRIST.

Unfortunately, untold numbers of people will be deceived because the Antichrist will have a historical familiar name that will make the whole world wonder after the beast.

In the Revelation of Jesus Christ given to John, he said: “And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast. And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, ‘Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?’
And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months. And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.
And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
If any man have an ear, let him hear” (Revelation 13:3-9).

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FAITH of JESUS CHRIST.

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1).

“For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him” (Isaiah 64:4).

“Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draws back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him. But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul” (Hebrews 10:38–39).

“The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. Seek the LORD, and ye shall live” (Amos 5:6).

“The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD” (Lamentations 3:25-26).

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P A R A D I S E or Perdition.

PARADISE: The Fountains of living waters.

“O LORD, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters” (Jeremiah 17:13).

Perdition: This heaven and earth will become dissolved, desolate and dilapidated which will be a lake of fire (Isaiah 24:19)

On the Last Day the word of God tells us that Jesus, our Lord and Savior will lead all those who are redeemed from this earth to new fountains of living waters in new heavens and a new earth (2 Peter 3:13).

“For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes” (Revelation 7:17).

“Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless. And account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you;” (2 Peter 3:14-15).

“Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting” (Galatians 6:7-8).

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