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Saturday, October 10th, 2009 obama is not the anti-Christ, but he may be one of the ten little horns. 1 Peter 2:9&10

No my dear brothers and sisters, obama is not the anti-Christ, but he may very well be one of the ten little horns spoken of in Daniel and Revelation. And if he is, as I suspect one of the horns, even one of the ones that is destroyed and replaced by satan, or even if he is not one of the ten horns, it still does not alter the fact that the time is short. What are you doing for the kingdom of God?

Are you trying to identify and eliminate your wicked ways? Not the wicked ways in the eyes of the law of man but your wicked ways in the eyes of God.

Let us start.

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His marvelous light: You which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. 1 Peter 2:9&10 If you are a Born Again Washed in the Blood of the Lamb Christian, you are now one of the people of God.

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul. 1 Peter 2:11 You cannot serve both Christ and satan, you must choose who it is that you will serve. Gentlemen the fleshly lust is not just pornography or even adultery, it is the love of money, the love of what money can buy, it is the love of anything over Christ.

Here is how My Father is glorified: that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be My disciples. For as the Father hath loved Me, so have I loved you: continue ye in My love. If ye keep My commandments, ye shall abide in My love; even as I have kept My Father's commandments, and abide in His love.

These things have I told to you, that My joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.

This is My commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his Lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of My Father I have made known unto you.

Ye have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in My name, He may give it you.

These things I command you, that ye love one another.

If the world hate you, ye know that it hated Me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. Remember the word that I said unto you, ‘The servant is not greater than his Lord.’ If they have persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if you have kept My saying, they will keep yours also. John 15:8-20 If you are a Born Again Washed in the Blood of the Lamb Christian, Christ has chosen you and ordained you. He has commanded you to love other Christians to go out and not only evangelize but make disciples out of all men. If the world loves you, you are not obeying what Jesus has said. Now, I want to make something perfectly clear here, you may not even know you are being persecuted. You need to first truly evaluate what you are doing for Christ. If you are putting Him first and serving Him, then you had better believe satan has his minions out there persecuting you. It might be in the form of a lost promotion, or it might be in your paying much higher real estate taxes than you should be, but you are bing persecuted. For Jesus, who is God, cannot lie so if you are doing His will, the world hates you and is persecuting you. But if you are not doing His work then the world does not hate you and is not persecuting you.

Go ye therefore, and teach all people, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Matthew 28:19&20 Two questions for you, first are you doing everything Jesus has commanded you to do in the Bible? Second, do you even know all of what He has commanded? If you said yes to both, then you should be the pastor of ChristianPatriot.com because I have to answer no to both.

James, Jesus’ oldest half brother, the first born of Joseph and Mary, had this to say about fence sitters, those who sit in the pews and let others do the work and tithing.

What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and has not works? Can faith save him?

If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, And one of you say unto them, ‘Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled’; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?

Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone. Yea, a man may say, ‘Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.’

Thou believes that there is one God; thou does well: for the devils also believe, and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead? Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar? See thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect? And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, “Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.” Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.

Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way? For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. James 2:14-26 I want to clarify the word “works”. It is not your works that save you, it is only by the Grace of God, that you are Saved, you are saved by what Christ did on the cross, you are saved by giving your life to Christ. But, your works prove that you are Saved. Abraham proved he loved and trusted in God by obeying God and was prepared to offer Isaac up as a burnt offering on the very hill that Jesus was crucified on.

God’s plan of salvation allows that all can be saved, from the world’s strongest man to the man or woman lying on a bed with no ability to move. It allows for the world’s smartest and the world’s dumbest to come to Jesus and be saved. But all can do something to further the kingdom of God by works. If nothing else you can tithe.

My brothers and sisters, you cannot be a closet Christian and expect to hear Jesus say “Welcome good and faithful servant come enter into heaven.” You cannot ignore the commandments of Christ and expect to be welcomed as a son or daughter into paradise. Do you think I made the above Scriptures up? I didn’t make them up, God spoke them. You are not a Christian when you justify your life by secular justifications.

Let me close with this Scripture on persecution: “For this is thank worthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully. For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your own faults, ye take it patiently? But if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:” 1 Peter 2:19-21 I shall tell you, I hate the new census, while it counts people, it also ask for enough information to get one really concerned about identity theft. Yet there is a five thousand dollar fine for not filling it out and sending it back to the commie in charge. After much reading and prayer, I decided to fill it out and send it in after comparing the punishment for failure to fill it out and send it in, since there was nothing in it that I could see that would justify the punishment as one that I would get for serving God.

BUT, I will go to prison before I will stop preaching God’s word on all subjects, including the abomination of homosexuality and the human blood sacrifices to satan called abortion. I will die before allowing any government miscreant to stick a needle in my wife. Those punishments are justified in 1 Peter 2:19&20. Failing to fill out the census form is not. Chose your fights carefully my brothers and sisters, chose them based upon your due and diligent service to Christ, not an emotional temper tantrum.

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