Who Has Spiritual Knowledge and Who Has Not?

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Of over two billion Christians, none believe as written in the words they all are to live by, so speaks the Bible none believe.

Submitted: May 14, 2016

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As human beings on this planet within a never ending universe, how can some individuals have a particular knowledge – which is a unique understanding of Elohim and their own purpose for humanity -- billions of others have not?

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“At this the disciples approached him and asked, “Why do you talk to them in parables? Because you have been given the chance to understand the secrets of the kingdom of Heaven, replied Jesus, “but they have not. For when a man has something, more is given to him till he has plenty. But if he has nothing even his nothing will be taken away from him. This is why I speak to them in these parables; because they go through life with their eyes open, but see nothing, and with their ears open, but understand nothing of what they hear. They are the living fulfillment of Isaiah’s prophecy which says: ‘Hearing you will hear and shall not understand, and seeing you will see and not perceive; for the heart of this people has grown dull. Their ears are hard of hearing, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, lest they should understand with their heart and turn, [from disobedience] so that I should heal them’.  Matthew 13:10-15 (Phillips)

“If the world hates you [and it does], know that it has hated Me before it hated you. If you belonged to the world, the world would love [you as] its own and would treat you with affection. But you are not of the world [you no longer belong to it], but I have chosen you out of the world. And because of this the world hates you. Remember [and continue to remember] that I told you, ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will keep yours also. But they will do all these [hurtful] things to you for My name’s sake [because you bear My name and are identified with Me], for they do not know the One who sent Me. John 15:18-21

Meaning of how Christian’s hate Christ and God the Father

This series of scriptures will highlight the world's danger to us. The apostle James writes: "Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God"

Do not all worldly Christians look only to themselves through material wants and desires while doing no deed for others, which our Father sees?

(James 4:4). This epistle is written to a Christian congregation. Even as the Old Testament shows Israel to be a spiritual adulteress to God through the people's disobedience following the making of the Old Covenant, so are Christians—as part of the bride of Christ, having made the New Covenant—spiritual adulterers when they unfaithfully disobey.

James is not saying these people are lost. He is warning them that they are heading in that direction because they were backsliding, having already been unfaithful. The unstated, yet clear cause of their being drawn back is the world, as if it were the seductive temptress of Proverbs 7.

James' counsel is that we cannot straddle the fence between God and the world. He is expounding the "no man can serve two masters" principle. These two relationships—God and the world—frame a black-and-white issue; this war has no neutral zone. A person cannot pursue his self-centered, selfish worldly ambitions and still remain loyal to God.

The apostle uses the word philos, indicating something dear, which the New King James Version translates as "friend." He is stressing an affectionate, emotional attachment. Interestingly, The New Testament in Modern English by J.B. Phillips (1959) renders the warning as, "You are like unfaithful wives, flirting with the glamour of this world, and never realizing that to be the world's lover means becoming the enemy of God!" Seen this way, James describes them as silly, immature children, thoughtlessly gambling away their futures in the Kingdom of God.

I John 2:15 adds a refinement to James' warning: "Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him." The Greek word translated as "love" is agapao, which suggests a reasoned, determined love. Thus, John's counsel stresses willfulness rather than mere affectionate attachment. In comparison, one could even describe philos as an unbidden "puppy love," but agapao—never.

John is saying that we should not have intimate fellowship combined with loyal devotion to the world. Our relationship to it must be a more distant, hands-off one. We certainly must live and do business within it, but we have to fight to keep it from becoming the focus of our way of life. The spiritual reality is that, as we might say today, "The world stands ready to eat us alive." It chews Christians up and spits them out. If permitted, it can trash spiritual realities that may once have been cherished hopes and dreams.

Galatians 6:14 provides another guiding principle to hold dear: "But God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world." This is an example of Paul's spiritual outlook and maturity regarding his relationship with the world. As far as any relationship between him and the world is concerned, the world is dead and crucified, and so is he to it. It is vivid imagery. How much willful devotion can a person have in a relationship going nowhere because both parties are "dead" to each other?

Important - John 15:18-23 adds more about why the world is dangerous to a Christian:

If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its own. Yet because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. Remember the word that I said to you, "A servant is not greater than his master." If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will keep yours also. But all these things they will do to you for My name's sake, because they do not know Him who sent Me. If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have no sin, but now they have no excuse for their sin. He who hates Me hates My Father also.

This is the fruit of the carnal mind's persistently disobedient attitude shown in Romans 8:7. The whole worldly system is anti-God. Even though the Christian world patronizes Him, in reality, it hates Jesus Christ, and therefore it hates those who truly follow Him. There is a simple reason why this continual reality exists.

Paul had renounced the whole worldly system. It no longer had any appeal to him; he was, in effect, dead in relation to it. [Disassociated] However, the world's pressure never ends, which Paul notes in Romans 12:2, "Do not be conformed to this world." The Greek more correctly reads, "Stop allowing yourself to be fashioned to the pattern of this age," or as the J.B. Phillips translation puts it, "Don't let the world around you squeeze you into its own mold."

This is the danger we face when we allow the world to become too important. To be forewarned is to be forearmed. The world subtly but inexorably manipulates us into conformity with its thinking, its value systems, and therefore its attitudes and conduct. If we are alert and truly guarding against an invasion of worldly attitudes and practices, we will soon be able to notice when others relapse into following the course of the world.

The persistent influence of the world is a reality because Satan, the god of this world, is its driving force (II Corinthians 4:4). The world is Satan's medium, through which he broadcasts his propaganda and disinformation. By confusing people about what to believe, he intends to manipulate humanity. Satan's pitch to mankind is aimed directly at exciting human nature's self-indulgent cravings.

Due to this Satanic effort, even though we are converted, we are apt to become misinformed, lackadaisical, disinterested, and discouraged. We must be aware of it and absolutely resist it. The apostles' advice about avoiding intimacy with the world is a form of the proverb, "Evil company corrupts good habits" (I Corinthians 15:33). Friendship with the world corrupts.

Now For Unknown Fact Concerning Who Israel Is - Could you be an Israelite, and not know it?

 "Here's a paradox, a paradox, a most ingenious paradox: and anthropological fact, many Christians may have much more Hebrew-Israelite blood in their veins than most of their Jewish neighbors." (1)
--Alfred M. Lilienthal

Could their possibly be any truth to this? If so, it would mean that the majority of Christendom and the rest of society have misidentified the people most prominent in the Bible.

 If Israel has been misidentified there is no doubt that major errors in doctrinal interpretation and application of Biblical prophecy have been made! There are a variety of stories regarding the Israelites and their modern-day identity. It is not the purpose of this tract to relate another of these stories. Instead, it will furnish you with the 'rest of the story,' the true story regarding Israel's modern identity, the one found in the Scriptures and verified by archeology and history -- a story not usually told by most preachers.


 SPIRITUAL ISRAEL A large segment of Christianity is being taught that God no longer has a plan for 'physical Israel' under the New Covenant, and that He is now working with only a 'spiritual Israel.' For example, in the January/February 1991 issue of 'The Last Trump,' Dr. Ed Moore claimed:"Hence, we can begin to see that being the children of Abraham (today under the New Covenant) has nothing to do with race." (2)
In his book 'Clouds over America,' Leonard C. Lee concluded:"Since God rejected the Israelites as a nation, we can look for the fulfillment of His purposes only in [a] spiritual Israel. . . The [physical] Israelites have now passed off the stage of action. . ." (3)
In essence, these men and others like them, are proclaiming that God has no NEW COVENANT (emphasis added, original in italics) plan for physical Israel. Yet, contrast these statements with what the inspired writer of Hebrews wrote:
"Behold days are coming, says the LORD when I will effect a *New Covenant* WITH the *House of Israel* and with the *House of Judah*. . ." (Hebrews 8:8).
While some people attempt to spiritualize this passage of Scripture to fit their preconceived ideas or to harmonize it with their denomination's teachings, the Israelites cannot be spiritualized in this verse, and for three reasons. FIRST, the context will not allow it. The very next verse dictates as to whether the Israelites spoken of in verse eight are to be :"Not like the [Mosaic] covenant which I made with THEIR [The House of Israel's and the House of Judah's] *fathers on the day when I took them by the hand to lead them as being either physical or spiritual of the land of Egypt*. . ." (Hebrews 8:9)
The people described in this passage, with whom the New Covenant was and is being made, are clearly the physical descendants of the PHYSICAL PEOPLE (emp. add.) whom Moses led out of Egypt. The SECOND reason Israel cannot be spiritualized is illustrated by the Old Testament passage from which Hebrews 8:8-12 is quoted. The author of Hebrews quoted the Prophet Jeremiah, and Jeremiah continued with the following:

"Thus says YHWH (the LORD), who gives the sun for light by day, and the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by day. . . *If this fixed order departs from before Me...then the offspring of Israel also shall cease from being a nation before Me forever*. Thus says YHWH, *If the heavens above can be measured, and the foundations of the earth searched out below, then I will also cast off the offspring of Israel. . ." (Jeremiah 31:35-37)
Since the fixed order of the sun, moon and stars has not departed, and since the heavens have not been measured, and the depths of the earth searched out below, then it is quite apparent that God is still working with the physical descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. If not, then God has lied.
The THIRD reason the Israelites in Hebrews 8:8 cannot be spiritualized is because of the second witness found in Romans where the Apostle Paul declared:"For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from [the] Christ for the sake of my brethren, *my kinsmen according to the flesh, who are Israelites, to whom belong. . . the covenants*. . ." (Romans9:3,4)
Not only do the previous three passages specifically declare that God made His New Covenant with *Israelites*, but there are many more New Testament passages which reveal that God continues to work with the *physical* nation of Israel to this day. (Matt. 1:21; 2:6; 10:6; 15:24; Luke 1:16,33,54-55,68,72-73,77; 19:9,10; 22:30; Acts 1:6; 5:31; 13:23,24; Romans 4:1; 11:1,2; James 1:1; Rev. 7:3-8; 21:10-12, etc.)
There can be no question that God, under the New Covenant, has a plan for physical Israel ( at least with the remnant who have, and are being redeemed by the atoning sacrifice of Yeshua [Yeshua, the Hebrew pronunciation of our Savior's name, is the preferred expression used in this tract, as it is believed to be the more accurate rendition.] the Christ).
This being the case, it behooves Christianity to correctly identify the true descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

TODAY'S JEWS
Nearly all of Christendom is being taught that today's "Jews" represent Israel. Yet, how many of those same people have ever been taught that the Bible warns us of Israelite impostors? That's right, *non-Israelites* who fallaciously claim to be *Israelites*:
"I know. . . The blasphemy by those who say they are Jews [i.e., Judahites, thus Israelites] and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan." (Revelation 2:9)
Also, how many Christians have been told that there is actually a people who admit to being these impostors? For example, 'The 1980 Jewish Almanac's' first chapter entitled "Identity Crisis," begins with the following admission:
"Strictly speaking, it is incorrect to call an ancient Israelite a 'Jew' or to call a contemporary Jew an 'Israelite' or a 'Hebrew.'" (4)This fact is confirmed by several other Jewish sources and individual Jews. For example: The Jewish Encyclopedia (1905); The Standard Jewish Encyclopedia (1966); Nathan M. Pollock, Professor of Medieval Jewish History of Tel Aviv; Bernard Lazare; Robert Quillan; Dr. Benjamin Freedman; Arthur Koestler; James Yaffe; Paul Meyer and many more. Dr. Oscar Levy went so far as to declare:
"And are not they [today's Jews] the inventors of the Chosen People myth?" (5)
Why hasn't Christendom and the American public been told that over 90 percent of the people known as "Jews" are *not* descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob? History reveals they are actually descendants of the fierce Turkish, Mongolian Khazar tribes which roamed the steppes of southern Russia and who adopted the religion of Judaism between the 7th and 9th Centuries. Today, the Khazars are known as "Jews" not because of race, but because of religion. (6)
As stated, the Bible declares that there would be Israelite impostors,

these impostors have inadvertently or deliberately identified themselves by their own writings. Therefore, if "they" are not true Israel, someone else must be!


TRUE ISRAEL  God provided Scriptural clues for Identifying Israel of old. There is no debate that ancient Israel fulfilled most of these marks and was identified by them. But even more exciting is the fact that these very same features help us to identify Israel today! Listed below are fifteen national, geographical and spiritual aspects out of hundreds of Scriptural clues that positively identify Israel. Ask yourself, what modern-day people do they identify?


5 NATIONAL ASPECTS
- Israel was to become a great and mighty nation.(Genesis 12:1-3)
- Israel was to become a vast multitude of people.(Genesis 22:17)
- Israel was to form a multitude of nations.(Genesis 17:4-6)
- Israel was to rule over other nations.(Deuteronomy 15;6)
- Israel was to be a blessing to all nations.(Genesis 22:18)
5 GEOGRAPHICAL ASPECTS
- Israel was to have a new home, other than Canaan Land.(2 Samuel 7:10)
- Israel's new land was to be inhabited by people gathered from many nations. (Ezekiel 38:8)
- Israel was to have a land of unwalled villages, without walls, bars or gates. (Ezekiel 38:11)
- Israel was to have a land of great agricultural wealth.(Deuteronomy 28:8-11)
- Israel's land was described as being the "camp of the saints." (Revelations 20:7-9)


5 SPIRITUAL ASPECTS
- Israel was to have a new religion and be saved by YHWH (the LORD).(Jeremiah 31:7,31-37).
- Israel was to carry the gospel to all the world. (Isaiah 49:3-6)
- Israel was to be the only nation given God's Law. (Psalm 147:19-20)
- Israel was to be blind for the most part to her identity. (Isaiah 42:16-19)
- Israel was to be called by a new name. (Isaiah 62:1,2)
If Israel exists today, as she must, there is only one people whom all these identifying marks fit -- and they certainly do not represent the modern-day "Jews." They do however, describe perfectly the Anglo-Saxon, Celtic, Germanic, Scandinavian, and kindred peoples; the multitude of nations who became a great nation, with a new home, a new religion, and who have blessed the world with the gospel of Yeshua and numerous other blessings.
Indeed, Alfred Lilienthal (a "Jew") understood what most Celto-Saxons do not: Many Christians have much more Hebrew-Israelite blood in their veins than do their modern self-styled "Jewish" neighbors.

The Prophet Isaiah spoke of a time in his future when "the eyes of those who see will not be blinded, and the ears of those who hear will listen, and the mind of the hasty will discern truth." (Isaiah 32:3,4) It is the purpose of this short tract to assist in the continual fulfillment of Isaiah's prophecy in regard to the true identity of Israel. We have very briefly demonstrated and provided evidence for the following three facts:
- God *has* a New Covenant plan for physical Israel today.
- Today's "Jews" *are not* Israelites, but instead impostors.
- The Celto-Saxon peoples *are* Israelites, the true descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

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You now have the rest of the story, the true story concerning Israel's modern-day identity; it is up to you what you do with it. It is our prayer that Isaiah's prophecy will be fulfilled in you, and that you will do your part in awakening other Israelites to their identity, and to their responsibility to God as His people.
 

However, this world of Christians walking in disobedience, having iniquity, and no love for others through deed – have become separated from Elohim just as scripture says – that over two billion Christians have never been taught -- or just don’t believe Yehovah is speaking of them being Israel.

There is no end to studies which reveal truth – only if we look only to our Father to direct our daily paths in this life as written in Proverbs 3:5-6, because if we don’t, “There is a way which seemeth right unto man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. Proverbs 16:18

https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble  Offers a good choice being approximately 150 individual reads on various subjects, with always more added concerning the major mess not only in America, but our entire world civilization as it truly is; and includes Deception within Christianity Worldwide according to the Bible which Christian majorities refuses to believe – even though it has been written in the words we are to live by.

Needed

https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/LyqKrM/efforts-for-spiritual-knowledge

https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/pV1EQb/the-deceptions-of-satan-the-devil

https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/ljD9ZQ/vital-untaught-truth-in-all-religions-worldwide

https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/P6DJyj/the-shocking-pagan-origin-of-christmas

https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/p28Wab/the-true-pronunciation-of-the-sacred-name

http://timesofroubles.webs.com/thoushalthavenoother.htm

https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/q9zxW6/tithing-and-excessive-giving-is-a-dangerous-gospel-of-greed

https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/xV4v7J/what-is-your-purpose

http://ttimeofttrouble.webs.com/waythisworldactuallyis.htm

https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/1wp7aq/wrath-upon-disobedient-christians

 

 

 


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