When one investigates the theory of Unconditional Eternal Security they must investigate the life of Judas Iscariot. Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus.
For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry.
Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.
And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.
For it is written in the book of Psalms, Let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein: and his bishoprick let another take (Acts 1:16-20).
Notice, he was numbered with the twelve disciples. He was saved once and even prayed for the sick Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases (Luke 9:1).
Does the Bible say Judas went into Heaven despite his sins? No, That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place (Acts 1:25). He transgressed against God; sinned, and fell, going to hell. The devils drove him mad, no doubt, to the point of suicide. His sin was so great by selling the Son of God that he blasphemed the Holy Ghost. What a sad ending to a man that once walked with God.
It says he fell; in order to fall one must be standing on something. Some people in ignorance have said Judas was the devil. Jesus would not have chosen a devil to walk with Him as one of the twelve,
Many today are blaspheming the Holy Ghost by mocking the true preachers and Christians of God. God will not continue to tolerate people hindering the work of God, he will push them out of His way. There are preachers in the pulpit, deacons, Sunday school teachers and many others that have already committed the unforgivable sin.
Although, I am not right I still consider the church I went to as my church, I am still a member. I had someone write me accusing my minister of possibly being the Antichrist. I went to him with it, and of course he laughed. He brought up the point that the Antichrist will not come teaching holy living. He will come with the spirit of whatever you want to do and you will get to Heaven. The simple act of fighting God’s true people can cut you off from God. I am not right, but I have never spoke against God’s true people. The World Church is forming with great quickness. It will be made up of all denominations and soon it will take brief power along side the Antichrist. You are either in the Church of Jesus Christ or the one that the false prophet will control. The lines are already being drawn.
Jesus rebuked Peter once when Satan was speaking through him, hindering the plan of God. And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and of the chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he spake that saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him.But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men (Mark 8:31-33).
I have recognized the devil speaking through people, trying to hinder me in the work of God in my past. You have to move on despite them. It can be your loved ones, it doesn’t matter. The Old Testament speaks of Jesus’ earthly half-brothers and sisters mocking Him, but He didn’t let it stop Him from the plan of God.
I was in a ministry where the power of God was working in every service. I have seen a multitude of miracles, including myself being healed. It wasn’t the preacher that did it, it was the power of God working in his life due to the sacrifices he has made.
I should be sick or dead today due to Chrons disease, but I was healed many years ago. I am thirty-seven and a guy I went to school with was diagnosed the same time as I was. He died at thirty years of age.
In the ministry I was in the power of God was so real that oftentimes people would make their final decisions in a service. There was those they called the miracles, the Holy Ghost speaking through others in other languages of the devil. It is “very” dangerous business to call the work of God the devil’s work.
And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand: And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his kingdom stand? (Matthew 12:25, 26). The devil cannot heal, he can only destroy. It wasn’t the devil that has healed me from sicknesses and diseases, but God.
After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come. And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name (Luke 10:1, 17). If the seventy had been of the devil they could have not cast out devils.
Well, that is the end of this part. I hope someone, somewhere is learning something. This could be the most vital thing they have ever read if it opens their eyes.