Saturday, September 19th, 2009 God created man to be free John 15:15 keyword: freedom
The more I study Scripture, the more I study the irreconcilable difference between God and the devil, I am more and more convinced that the devil is the creator and author of not only all forms of idolatry, lies, murder, rape, abortion, homosexuality and all other insidious horrible disgusting crimes, but slavery as well.
First God made us in His own image. Christ is not a slave, God the Father is not a slave, God the Holy Spirit is slave to none. So how could God say “”Let Us, make man in our image” if He meant for us to be slaves to any. How is it that God has given us free will to choose Him or the devil if He created us to be slaves to any other man?
No my friends and brothers, God created man to be free. It is us who have chosen to be slaves, serfs, or indebted bond servants to other creations including satan.
Jesus has said: “Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what His Lord does: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of My Father I have made known unto you.”
Our Christ has said “I call you not servants”, and servants is the Greek word doulos, pronounced doo'-los. It means, literally slave, one who serves involuntarily.
He went on and said “but I have called you friends”. That word “friends” is in the Greek, philos, and is pronounced fee'-los. It is properly interpreted as a dear one, a close friend, perhaps even a confidant.
Look guys, God did not create the IRS, satan did. God did not created the United Nations, satan did. God did not create fascism, satan did. God did not create a system where a radical sick homosexual could be a leader of the House of Representatives, satan did. God did not create the system that allows a radical lesbian satan serving baby in the womb killer to be a leader in the US Senate, satan did.
God has given us such freedom that He even allows us, by our choice and actions, to willingly commit ourselves to eternal damnation. He has given us the freedom to start wars, to embrace and prosper from slavery, baby murder, homosexuality, pornography, and even to do wrong things that kill our own selves through stupidity and carelessness. But think how boring life would be if God did not allow us these freedoms. Think how boring life would be without the drug companies.
Yes, I am convinced that God created us to be free, but satan loves slavery and through the use of government has seen no end to the horrors slavery can bring to mankind. I am just as convinced that God means for all of us to not only be free but to do whatever we can to insure and guarantee that all mankind is free.
And there is only one way to freedom. If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed. John 8:36
Freedom only comes though Christ. There is no other way to freedom. Christ is the only way, for there is no freedom here on this present earth. Freedom is only in eternity and it is only in eternal life with Christ. For if you think slavery here on earth is bad, don’t turn to Christ and spend eternity knowing what real suffering, pain and slavery are all about.
But for this life, for here and now, we must be free to preach God’s word, we must be free to preach the good news of salvation through what Christ did on the cross for us. We must be free to preach not only that ye must be born again, but how to be born again. And that is the freedom that I believe satan, through his most current lackey in the oval office, barak hussain obama will seek to limit or even eliminate. It is this freedom we must, at all cost, preserve.
Stop fearing those who would prevent you from keeping the freedom to preach Christ. Do you not believe God? Do you not fear God? Do you not trust God? Well if you do, why do you fear the satan servers? For here is what He has said about those who would harm even a hair on your head as you go about doing the work of the Lord.
Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you; And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with His mighty angels, In flaming fire, taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. Those shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of His power. God’s instruction, edification, and explanation to us through the pen of His Apostle Paul in 2 Thessalonians 1:6-9
Look, if you get punished for your own faults so be it, but if you are punished for helping to keep freedom to preach the word of God and/ or preaching the word of God, then God will deal with those who even harm a hair on your head. Those who seek to prevent us from freely proclaiming the Word of God and His word are in a no win situation. They get yelled at, punished, and bullied by their master, satan’s lackeys, if they don’t persecute us and if they do persecute us, then God deals with them. They can’t win. Or better yet, they can only win by giving their lives to Christ and joining us, not by serving evil and trying to stop or harm us.
Much, much more on this as time goes on, God willing, but for now I shall go work in the garden the Lord saved for me the other night.
Let me tell you about it. On my way home Wednesday night, the weather service was flat out stating that we were in for a frost. In cold spots like my house, the temps would dip to 26-28 degrees Fahrenheit. I had worked 11 hours that day, I was beat, I had gotten up at 4AM, left the house at 5, and got to work at 6. Then I stood on my feet for 11 plus hours in a cold north wind, drove an hour to get home and was flat out beat. In addition, I did not have what I needed to cover the garden. So, I prayed, I asked Jesus to please not let it get below freezing, to please protect His garden. I promised that if He did I would get the materials needed to cover the garden Thursday and cover it on Saturday. Thursday morning when I got up at 5:30 AM it was 50 degrees outside, by 8 it was moving towards 60.
How is it that so many of you fear obama and his servants rather than my God who raises the temperature by over 20 degrees just to save a few vegetables for me? Thank You Jesus.
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