There is so much confusion in the world today related to Christians and Muslims, and the Christian faith compared to Islam. People of both modern day belief systems are mostly not really who they say they are. Most people who claim to be Christian do not fully obey their foundation book of faith, the Bible. … Read more True Christians Compared To True Muslims
“I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.” (Revelations 2:9) Just like the Ephesus period of time (church age), the true worshipers were true laborers, but now they were especially … Read more A True Worshiper of Jesus is a Spiritual Jew
“But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.” (Revelation 2:14) In spite of those who like faithful Antipas “holdest fast my name, … Read more Doctrine of Balaam – Placing Stumbling Blocks in the Way
So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing I hate. (Revelation 2:15) Remember what the Nicolaitanes are like from the previous post on Revelation 2:6 titled: “Only True Love Will Keep You Away From Free-Love“? Bible historians described the Nicolaitanes as a short lived sect in the early days … Read more Jesus Hates the "Free-Love" of False Doctrines
The messages to the seven churches are spiritual messages to everyone of every age of time. But additionally, there also exists in them a message that highly correlates to a particular “age” in history because of the prevailing spiritual condition that existed among those claiming to be the church during that age of time. Each … Read more The Pergamos Church Age – Revelation 2:12-17
“Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.” (Revelation 3:3) Remember back in Thyatira Jesus told them in Revelation 2:26 that “he that overcometh, … Read more Are You Watching for the Marriage Feast?
“…and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life… …He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.” (Revelation 3:5-6) For the fifth time in the book of Revelation Jesus exhorts again (to the fifth church, Sardis), listen to what the Holy Spirit is … Read more Is Your Name Blotted Out of the Book of Life?
“Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.” (Revelation 3:9) Remember where the “synagogue of Satan” was first established by those who … Read more Are You a False Jew That Falls Down in Worship?
“I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.” (Revelation 3:15) Again, for the seventh time he states: I know exactly where you are spiritually “I know thy works.” Unlike the previous church ages where there were serious needs, the need here is stated very differently, … Read more Lukewarm: I Would Thou Were Cold or Hot
People become lukewarm because they mix their love for God and his word with their love and desire towards the world and what the world has to offer. “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. … Read more How People Become "Spewed Out"
“Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:” (Revelation 3:17) Spiritually, we are in the poorest of the ages of all time. Much physical riches. Many spiritual truths and testimonies of past history … Read more Surely These Are Poor!
“Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:” (Revelation 3:17) Again, Jesus said that they “knowest not that thou art…” “…blind…” Blind – meaning that you cannot see and discern spiritual matters, yet … Read more Blind But You Don’t Know It
I repeat the scripture again: “Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:” (Revelation 3:17) – “naked” – spiritually with no robe of righteousness – and not knowing it! Let us not be … Read more While Calling Yourself "the Church" Could You Be Naked?
“And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.” ~ Revelation 6:3 The second beast, or living creature of worship, had the face of a calf (see Revelation 4:7). The calf or ox was used as both a laborer under the burden of the yoke, and as … Read more Sacrificial Calf – Where is the Sound of Thunder?
In the previous six verses of Revelation chapter 11, God’s two anointed witnesses: the Word of God and the Spirit of God, were introduced to us. In telling the historical story of the gospel day, we were shown that during the hierarchical rule of the Catholic Church, these two witnesses still witnessed, but we’re grieved … Read more The Dead Bodies of the Two Witnesses
I have also covered this subject in numerous posts earlier about the beasts of Revelation. What is the mark of the Beast 666? This mark represents the spiritual conditions of unsaved man, and unsaved mankind in general. People without the redemption of their soul and spirit by the power of salvation through Jesus Christ, are … Read more The Mark of the Beast 666
In Revelation the 14th chapter we are introduced to the term “Babylon” representing a key target of the wrathful judgement of God. “And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.” ~ Revelation 14:8 Why … Read more The Beginnings of Spiritual Babylon
“And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.” ~ Revelation 16:12 Note: the pouring out of the vials in Revelation chapter 16 in general represents the strong Judgement God has towards … Read more Dry Up the Euphrates so the Kings of the East May Enter
A harlot church condition is one that is not completely faithful to only love and obey her faithful husband. “These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, for He is Lord of lords and King of kings; and those who are with Him are called, chosen, and faithful. Then he … Read more A Harlot Church Condition
The fourth in a series of messages on the book: Revelation of Jesus Christ (a podcast sound file) Download – Are You Still Admiring Babylon? – Idaho 5-2012 (Note: when you get the message “The file exceeds the maximum size that we scan. Download anyway” you will have to click on the “Download anyway” link … Read more Are You Still in Admiration of Babylon?
“Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.” Revelation 18:20 The spirit of Babylon’s hypocrisy has always worked in some way throughout history. That is why the scripture states “and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.” It is the … Read more Rejoice for God has Avenged You on Babylon, and Thrown Her Down!