Sunday, December 21, 2014

Peace Be With You

This week was an interesting one.  The LORD opened my eyes to many things.  HIS Word is powerful, rich and nourishing.

While reading only the Word this week and staying in prayer, I have wrestled a lot with the LORD on a few things.

Last night/early this morning, I was attacked through a wretched dream and prior to that, had an encounter with a demonic presence.

The conclusion: I am a wretched sinner, saved by grace.  All glory and praise to KING JESUS!

I leave you for now with the song, that pretty much sums up how I am feeling right now.

FATHER, please bless YOUR people.




Sunday, December 14, 2014

A Suggestion

Dear Readers,

I would like to make a suggestion.   For the next seven days, read nothing, listen to no one, watch no thing (tv, youtubes, etc...with the exception of praise music and even then...you can sing yourself yes?).

The Holy Spirit teaches us ALL things as stated in 1 John 2:27.

What and who are we willing to lay down for a sure Word from the LORD Himself?   Sure many have encouraging words, maybe even some serious lessons.  Who is more important: them or your FATHER?

I will be turning the comments off until I get back.  Those who do comment--they will stay on hold until then.

I pray each and every one of you have a blessed fast, in JESUS name. Amen!

Peace,
Deirdre

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Prayer for HIS People

Today, I am getting a large amount of alone and quiet time.  As I was praying and reading the Bible, I thought of all the folks, known and unknown that visit Testify.  

It is in my heart to only point you to the LORD.  So if you ever see/hear error in me, please do not hesitate to write me at my email or post a comment. I am still growing in the LORD!

I am very aware of the fact that many men visit Testify.  I am also aware that women are not to teach men.  Can a sister encourage men though?  I think so.  

In the audio, I address a couple things.  For the women, please, I cannot address men and 'suggest' they do this or that.  They are leaders of their homes or if they are still young, they are under their folks headship, so don't think I am just pinning stuff on women.  

FATHER is all about order.  Many women have husbands who are out of order in their walk with the LORD and their families.  That is not for me to address.   As for the women, you can rest under your husband or your dad, as 'unto' the LORD.  

Years ago, I worked for a very harsh man.  It was really trying!  But an older woman suggested that I work with my heart focus only on the LORD!  That really did make a huge difference.   And ladies, we have a special role, in that we represent, in a physical way, the Church-submissive, resting and trusting the LORD in all things.  It's hard I know!  But through Christ Jesus/Yahshua we can do all things.

So with that, this is an audio I made, thinking and praying for all you who visit here.  It was supposed to be the post, but I just wanted to clarify a bit.

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Taking On The Spiritual Giants

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Several years ago, I warned a couple about the likes of Benny Hinn and John Haggee, sighting the fact that these men where dramatists and money makers.  

The couple told me I was an idiot for taking on such 'Spiritual Giants of the faith' and dropped me like a hot rock.  So be it!  Praise the LORD!

A sister sent me a video this morning and I listened to it.  I am going to post a series of videos and you decide for yourself.

(I also want to say that the LORD was dealing with my heart most of the night last night, and while I am waiting on HIS direction, I may be posting a podcast of what HE laid on my heart later on. )

Writing can be ambiguous.  All communication can be jumbled, especially if the enemy doesn't want you to hear the truth!  (Or if you are determined to remain in Babylon!)

With that said, here goes!

I've said before on this blog:  Catholics are Jews who go all the way!  (All the way to what?  All the way into Mystery Babylon Religion.  You can call yourself a Christian (Catholic Christian, Baptist Christian etc...) but are you a follower of Christ or a church/denomination/religion? (PROTESTants, are just little Catholics who make out with the church...they haven't gone all the way, but they are getting hotter, so perhaps soon they will come into all kinds of agreements with the RCC.)

My Journey Into the Orthodox Church by Brother Nathanael.  I would like to know from the Orthodox Church itself, if they 'recognize' him as a 'brother'/priest or whatever he is.  Nathanael, states that the Bishop of Russia (outside Russia), has blessed him as a monk.  And he is now a certified, non profit organization.

Are GOD's people recognized by titles and symbols?




What is the symbolism in one white and one black glove?  Do true Christians have an allegiance to America or to Christ?

Surely Bro. Nathanael, has not "come out of her" because he is fighting for the right to have nativity scenes in America every christmas er...Saturnalia.

Though I like some of the things this man has to say, is he not mixing the Holy with the profane?  Yes or no?

Is this man another wolf in sheep's clothing: a one crying out in the wilderness of wilderness Christians, inciting a war in America, by stirring up a spirit of 'Christian patriotism'?

The reason why the Remnant are in the wilderness, is because FATHER has commanded us to come ALL THE WAY out of 'her', that Babylonian whore, who titillates in so many ways. 

No one can afford to 'make out' with this 'woman' and get their engines going.  We have to be sober enough to listen to the Holy Spirit, Who teaches us all things! 1 John 2:27

Is the Orthodox church truly separate from the Roman Catholic church?  You judge.

Pope Francis meets with Patriarch John X of Antioch.  

Who Is The True Israel?

While a mostly good video and I agree with most of it, problem is, Nathanael is stating that the Church-the Orthodox Church, is the True Israel of GOD.

Many people really like Brother Nathanael.  He's very charismatic, speaks a lot of 'truths' and hey most of christiandom, is deep into the false church, one way or another, so it won't be too hard to get the sheep to come back to the fold.  And like john B stated in a comment, "The true Faith as Jesus rightly said is becoming very scarce.. A powerful religious spirit (ecumenism) is taking over the hearts and minds of all men and women (the lukewarm) 
As I understand it; this ecumenical spirit which is replacing the true Faith is very Lamb-like (Loving and cuddly) However; at the appropriate time that religious spirit will become less and less innocent and more and more harsh and will eventually manifest the nature of it's source (the Dragon) 
It is readily happening that the demarkation line is being drawn between those who dwell alone in Christ (His bride) and those who dwell in the Babylonian ecumenical mix (Satan's Whore) It is a certainty that the strong delusion will climax this division causing the words of Jesus to come to pass "will I find Faith upon the earth"


This man is going to the highways and byways to pick up stragglers that have left the institutional church for one reason or another.  People want leaders who are gutsy, bold and 'on fire' for GOD...

And many Christians do very good things within the church, but we must mark the Words of JESUS:

Matthew 7
21Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. 22Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? 23And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

The word knew in Hebrew is yada and means 'to know intimately'. 

 http://www.biblehub.com/hebrew/3045.htm


If Christ and His Church are liken to a married couple, than Christ via the Holy Spirit, 'enters into' the soul/spirit of a person and they become born again.  

John 3:3Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.


FATHER may Your Words reign true in our hearts! Amen.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Intimacy of Relationship with Christ

Yesterday as I was running errands, I was thinking about the intimacy Christ has with His people.

The word recognize means to know again.  In the Catholic church we are taught that the LORD's supper as found in 1 Corinthians 11, is the daily communion (Eucharistic meal), wherein JESUS body and blood are found under the elements of bread and wine.

Paul was actually referring to the Passover meal, saying, 'when you celebrate Passover, keep in mind that those elements 'point' to Christ.'  

But what did Paul mean when he stated, "27Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. 28But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup. 29For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body."

Bread and wine illustrate an intimacy with Christ.  Meals are supposed to be intimate; a time of sharing, communion/common union.  They signify a fellowship.  And not all the time is a sharing of a meal, have to do with eating (or eating the entire meal), but more of the sharing together something that nurtures (is nutritious to the body).

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In John 6 JESUS speaks of being the bread that came down from heaven and declared that we must 'eat His flesh and drink His blood.'  After many were offended (maybe disgusted?), He said, "It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life. (John 6:63)

The words He speaks to His people are Spirit and Life.  And Peter declares, "Lord where can we go, You have the words of life!"

FATHER spoke the Word(JESUS) and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us and now His Spirit lives in us who are born again! And by His Spirit we move and do.

John 15:7If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. 8Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.9As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. 10If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love. 11These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.

Notice the clause IF ye abide?

So lets say there is a person who is unable to eat/drink and they cannot receive 'holy communion'? Then what?   The Words of GOD are Spirit and they are Life.  His Words go into the soul, not the stomach.   So what did He mean by eating His flesh and drinking His blood?

I think He meant, 'You must take the life that I have upon you and in you.'   As He lived, so must we!  JESUS came to do the FATHER's will, not His own.

Many times there things that FATHER has told me to do that I would have never chosen to do!  But therein lies the intimacy.

In Ephesians 5, the first instruction is 'wives submit yourselves to your own husbands.'   Why does Paul say, 'wives submit first'?  I think because he is showing the example of Christ and the Church.  We want to know that GOD loves us and we want affirmation.  We must submit FIRST.  Surrender comes FIRST.   Obedience comes FIRST.  

How does one abide in Christ?  I think that is going to be a little different with each believer.  I think some of the keys are as follows and I would love to hear from others on what they have learned!

1. Daily reflection of the soul--where are you?  Are in you in sin?  Are you repenting?  Are you examining to see if there is junk in your heart?

2. Are you willingly laying certain things down?
Intimacy with Christ and the 'working out of salvation' is the willing participation of surrender. (We cannot earn our salvation.  None righteous! But we do participate.)

3.  Are you recognizing areas that need work and are actively working on those weak areas?

4.  Have you broken soul ties with persons, places and things?  (Verbally declare, "In JESUS name I break soul ties with XXX.")

5.  House cleaning. (Our family needs to do some things, but I am not the head, so all I can do is pray now.  Ladies, do what you can.  If you have a husband who is unwilling in certain things, it is your opportunity to practice patience and waiting on the LORD.  We all fall short and never forget FATHER knows this.)

  Can you go around your home and examine things and ask FATHER, 'does this please You?'  Maybe its movies, or video games, books, music.  HE may allow some and not others: find out what pleases the LORD.  Ask FATHER to clean out any spirits that you know or do not know, have come into your home.  Your home should be a place or rest from the world!

6. Reading the Bible.  Memorizing verses.  Meditating on parts of the Bible to strengthen your inner man (the bread of the Word!).  Reading the Bible out loud in your home as a way of praying blessings over your home.

7. Quieting your soul, so that your spirit can hear the LORD.  

8.  Asking FATHER to help you recognize His presence in situations you encounter:  many things are a test.  Do we stop long enough to consult FATHER even on very simple things?  If not, why not?

9.  Asking FATHER to bring testing to you, so that you can learn more about how to handle various situations.  (What I have learned is I am nothing without His grace and strength!)

10.  Giving thanks daily!  Make a mental and verbal list!  

11.  Singing praise songs.  This will lift your spirit and FATHER likes it, especially when coming from a broken and contrite heart that loves Him and is oh so thankful!

12.  Repentance towards others that you have offended.  Get those debts paid!   

13.  Pray!  Pray without ceasing.  Pray for everyone.   We enter His courts with thanksgiving in our hearts.  His courts.  There is judgement going on all the time.  Pray for mercy, as you have been shown mercy.  Pray for blessings as you have been blessed.

14.   Rest.   Rest in the LORD!   JESUS said to fear not!   Bare one another's burdens.  Help each other when the other is weak.

15. Obey quickly.  I have failed in this area many times.   I am still learning!  (Hate to even admit that, because it's so pathetic.)  I want to overcome!
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FATHER help us to recognize Your Spirit in all situations.  Help us to slow down in our minds, hearts and actions and understand what it going on around us.  FATHER help us in our weaknesses.  Give us a sense of sobriety as we walk about in our daily lives, but never let us forget the joy of our salvation!  Help us to really grasp what obedience and truth and love mixed together really looks like.  FATHER I ask You to please bless each and every reader, that they come into a deeper intimacy with You, repenting of sins and then receiving that amazing grace that is Your love!  Amen.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Another Con at a Convocation at Liberty University

The title alone is a mouthful!

Convocation: a gathering of people

Liberty:  freedom

Uni(versity): the whole     Uni:  one

Strap your boots on because this fellows dung is deep.



Kirk Cameron's theology/religious-political-analogical carp is laughable. (Actually it's really sad, because it's really scary.  People are going to hell because of him.)

Yes, all things are the LORD's.  Do you cut a tree down and stuff it in your living room any other time of year?

My sixteen year old son and I talked about the subject of xmas/saturanlia again the other night.

Josh said, "xmas is like porn.  There is nothing wrong with the human body.  And nothing wrong with appreciating a human body.  And for the married, looking at the body and enjoying sex.  So if I used Cameron's analogy, it's okay for me to watch porn.  'The body is not bad.  Sex is not bad. Nakedness is not bad.  Romantic music and lighting is not bad.' "

Perception is everything to the lost! 

Does JESUS need HIS people to defend HIM?   I don't think so.  Truth IS.   JESUS being Truth, stands on HIS own self.  I cannot add or take away from HIM.   

There is only one reason people like Cameron pimp xmas:  Corporate, financial-religious MANipulation.

Don't forget that Cameron pimped Chick-fa-la in his movies.  In fact Chick-fa-la promotes a lot of "Christian" venues.  I reckon they are building Jeezuses, kingdom on earth.

Oddly enough, Cameron ends his little shpeel, with some quote (maybe by Martin Luther?), "Like Luther before me, here I stand.  And if others do not like it, then it must be truth over friendship."

Umm yes! Truth must override friendship, but in the Ecumenical/Syncretical/Whorish church, friendship with the world comes first...all in the name of love.

He then ends with 'the arguments are pretty good.'

Argue with the Spirit of GOD Cameron and see where that gets you!  Where is the fear of the LORD as he spoke to ten thousand young, impressionable people?

The question that this holiday and many other issues in our lives begs, is this:  How do you handle truth? 

Because see, at any given point, some of these guys could come right back at me or you and ask any given thing about our lives.  Do we have the answer?   We need to be careful when pointing out things about others.  Where is Deirdre failing/falling short?  Yes, I know that shouldn't stop me or you from asking the questions and pointing out the facts.   How do you handle truth?  Do you embrace it?  Does it hurt? (It's okay if it does....that pain is meant to surgically/spiritually remove falsehood)  Do you run from it?  Are you afraid of what could happen if you obey the truth?


This is the bottom line.  If we do not accept the truth and the commands in the small things, how in the world does one think they will actually die for JESUS should martyrdom come your way?

Passion is great, but if it is not accompanied by obedience, its just a clanging noise.  ("Their lips are near ME, but hearts are far from ME....")

FATHER make YOUR people a people unto YOUR will, holy, acceptable, pliable, reliable, compassionate, bold.  YOU said if we ask for more of the Holy Spirit, YOU would give it to us.  Please give us more of YOUR Spirit, that we may walk in obedience to YOUR will and please YOU! amen!

Hebrews 12
1Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,2Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
3For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
God Disciplines His Sons
4Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin. (((Like, you're doing great here, but you haven't gone all the way and shed your own blood and totally forsaken your life!))))
5And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:
6For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
7If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not? 8But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.9Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live? 10For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness. 11Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
12Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees; 13And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed.
A Call to Holiness
14Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: 15Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled; 16Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright. 17For ye know how that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.
Our Kingdom Cannot Be Shaken
18For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched, and that burned with fire, nor unto blackness, and darkness, and tempest, 19And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard intreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more: 20(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart: 21And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:) 22But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, 23To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, 24And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.

25See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven: 26Whose voice then shook the earth: but now he hath promised, saying, Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven. 27And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain. 28Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear: 29For our God is a consuming fire.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Enemy and the Busy Bee

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The Bible, GOD's written word, tells us to REST.  Rest and obey, for there's no other way.  

Now is not the time to try to reason and understand the complete chaos that is flooding the world.

GOD knows all that is happening; will HE find faith?  Faith to endure till the end?  To trust HIM through the trials?  To trust HIM and wait patiently on every given situation.  (You don't want to rush things or you will miss out on HIS will.)

The enemy has factions everywhere and confusion abounds!   Obadiah 1:13, 14 makes it clear what your position should be: stand down, get out of the way!

Psalm 1:1 Blessed is the man that WALKeth NOT in the counsel of the ungodly, nor STANDeth in the way of sinner, nor SITteth in the seat of the scornful.   But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in HIS law he meditates DAY and NIGHT.  (emphasis mine)

Judgement starts with the house of GOD, not the cold dead faction (lost people).  Not the lukewarm (those sitting on the fence...although HE will deal with them.)  GOD wants you! to be hot.  To be obedient, to throw off the world and put on Christ as your righteousness.  

Where is the burning???  Where is the fear of the LORD???

Don't you know that you are as safe in the hands of GOD as you are anywhere?  O sinner man where ya gonna run to?

The enemy would keep people busy little bees going to and fro seeking knowledge.  

If the media is running it, why trust it?  The news?  Youtubes?   

This is the age of the Electronic Golden Calf and every living room has one.  (Be it this pc box or a tv.)  

Are you ready to really trust the LORD?  To really listen for HIS Holy Spirit directing you?   

The internet stream is so constipated and toxic/polluted now...

I think you know where I am going with this...

So Soon!

As of late, I have really been battling some things and truly it is wearing me out!  But the LORD sustains me and I am going to press on!

Not long ago, maybe a few weeks, FATHER impressed upon me how short time is now.  I am going to pray about what exactly HE showed me, as many might think it cooky.

I just sensed after I posted the last blog, that I should encourage those that come here, that time is of the essence.  Perhaps the enemy will come against you as he has done me, so pray! 

We need to stand firm.  Keep your eyes open!  Stay the course.  Pray for each other non stop!

Perception is Everything part 2

Right on the heels of posting Perception Is Everything, I got the latest letter from James Lloyd in the mail!   

In my own walk with the LORD and trying to understand things, I have come to a couple conclusions.

  1.  Details really do matter.  The ties that bind (read-Ecumenism) all these false churches and preachers/teachers together are in your face.  Christmas, Easter, Sunday worship.  It's idol worship.  If you can't put any THING or any ONE down or aside for a season...it's an IDOL.   Period.

2. If there is a big plug for money and they are 501C3, leave it/them alone.   Yes, it takes money to make some things happen, but do I have time to read every book, watch every video, listen to every podcast/radio show, go to every convention, they've got going on?   Um, JESUS came to give us LIFE, not keep us busy with junk christianity.

3.  Israel.   If you do not understand who/what/when/where/how and the why of Israel, you are going to be lost in your thinking and other conclusions.  

So, lets say I've got someone who wants me to listen to his/her show or read their material.  Before I spend hours or weeks going through their stuff, I've just got to know the above first.  I am a 'cut to the chase' kind of woman.  

I hope the following encourages you as much as it did me!
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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ROMERICAN EMPIRE – Part II
In the initial installment of the present series, we rehearsed the matter of the four kingdoms imaged in Daniel 7 – the lion, bear, leopard, and “diverse” fourth beast, with the identification of the fourth kingdom as America.
“The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces” (Daniel 7:23).
Setting aside the vast temporal implications that we are now living in the days of the long prophesied beast empire for just a moment, we note this identification is resisted by virtually all parties – especially those who are seeking to affirm the present reality of the kingdom of God, as a Spiritual fulfillment which arrived at the cross in the time of Jesus Christ.
This places those who recognize the truth of Christ’s statement that the work of salvation is “finished,” in the awkward position of disparaging future prophetic fulfillment, as they seek to defend their understanding of the present (and ongoing eternal) nature of the kingdom of God. The same faction, usually known as amillennialists (meaning non-millennial), reject the concept of the Revelation’s 1,000 year reign of Christ, asserting the texts which speak of the millennium are simply symbolic of the entire Christian era.
A common theme heard among such is that futurism – the idea of a future tribulation, a future Antichrist figure, and a future intermediate stage of eternity called the “millennium” (where Christ is said to reign on the earth for a literal 1,000 years) – was an invention of the Papacy. Furthermore, amillennialists tell us that Catholic thinker’s contrived the idea of future fulfillment as a way to distract from Protestant identification of the Pope, as the already empowered Antichrist.
In this convoluted way of thinking, we recognize that 17th, 18th , and 19th century believers – almost exclusively Protestants – thought the 1,260 days of the reign of Antichrist in Revelation, represented 1,260 years, which were almost concluded. Thus, error compounded error, which reacted and fought back with more error, and the truth was completely obscured in this nightmarish morass of theological, dialectically driven, pendulum swings.

The truth is, the Pope is not the “Antichrist,” there is future fulfillment extensively described in the Bible – and the kingdom of God in Christ is NOW – and has been “NOW,” ever since the time of the cross.
The root of the problem is the human heart, as well as our reasoning processes, which have both been mercilessly manipulated by principalities and powers which thoroughly understand us. When we encounter information which runs contrary to our worldview, we frequently read ahead, and decide to reject that information because we don’t like where we think it will take us. This is particularly acute in the realm of Bible prophecy, and doctrinal perceptions.

Although the permutations of this phenomenon are endless, the aforementioned amillennials provide us with an excellent example. Amils reject futurism, for many reasons – not the least of which is the widespread association of futurism with the Rapture Cult, and the related egregious errors of Jewish Supremacism. Thus, when amillennialists are told Daniel 7’s kingdoms, prophetically projected as the lion (England), the bear (Russia), the leopard (Germany), and the diverse fourth beast (America) are Christian era prophecies, they reject it, saying these four are the same as Daniel 2’s head of gold (Babylon), silver arms (Persian Union), brass belly (Greece), and iron legs (Rome). They do this because a futurist identification (which is the truth), threatens their stated position – that the kingdom of God arrives in the days of Rome, and prophecy is now terminated.
In this regard, the amillennialists are moving in the same Spirit as the ancient Jews, who rejected obvious prophetic fulfillment in their very midst, because it threatened their existing paradigm.
“Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? For this man doeth many miracles. If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation” (John 11:47, 48).

Simultaneously, the dominant futurist body of believers, also reject the true identification of the lion, bear, leopard, and diverse fourth beast, because the Little Horn who comes up on the head of the American beast closely approximates the contemporary state of Israel.  These futurists are thoroughly indoctrinated in the false doctrine which puts forth the other gospel which asserts the nation of Israel, and the Jewish people, are chosen based on their flesh and blood -- and they are convinced the way the Christians interact with the Jews may very well determine the believer’s eternal fate.
Thus, the Rapture Cult, and other related futurist groups, reject the truth of the American beast, because they don’t like where they think this truth will take them. Simultaneously, they dialectically war against the amillennials, claiming such “spiritualize” prophecy, asserting this perception is driven by liberalism. 
At the end of the day, virtually all parties, led by their carnal hearts and minds (the “two parts” cut off in Zechariah 13:8), working in opposition to the Spirit of the LORD (the “third part” which is redeemed in the same text), reject the truth, in order to retain the relationships they have with their respective systems, churches, doctrines, and even favorite false prophets.
“And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie.”
“But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth” (II Thessalonians 2:10, 11, 13).

The two categories mentioned in the preceding verses are sharply contrasted. Those who refused to receive the “love of the truth” are clearly unsaved. Those who are “chosen” for salvation, and are “beloved of the LORD,” are said to exhibit “sanctification” through the Spirit of God, as this separation from unrighteousness is directly related to their “belief of the truth.”
Thus, it behooves us to do our very best in shedding relationship driven doctrine, and every one of us needs to earnestly, yea desperately, seek and absorb the truth in every aspect of our lives.

-– James Lloyd

Monday, December 8, 2014

Perception Is Everything

The title is a bit of misnomer and yet there is a partial truth to it. (How's that for starting off a post, in which this author is always speaking against half truths!!)

When I was a child, I grew up with a smorgasbord of music to listen to, one of which was 'prophetic' at the time.


I remember as a child simply enjoying laying in the soft grass of my back yard and staring up at the sky. I don't recall seeing so many chemtrails!

Like many songs, the melody of Big Yellow Taxi is not really telling the truth.  Had Mitchell used a darker, sadder tone, I wonder what the impact of that song might have been?

Recently Jimmy Fallon did a parody on a more popular song that many young people listen to. It's called I'm So Fancy, by Iggy Azalea. (Flower, she is not! In fact I wonder if she might be an hermaphrodite, some kind of eunuch or just a man.)  
In Fallons toned down, minor chord (Neil Young) version of the song, it seems to message that this persons life is not fancy at all.


In today's society, perception is everything.  'Truth' is just another word for 'I agree', whether there is merit for something or not.
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There has been much debate whether we are in the Great Tribulation, we are 'going into' the GT or if we are still some time away from it beginning.  Just like the timing of the rapture, many false speakers, put the rapture 'out' to go with the timing of whatever happens to be going on in that time.

Now I am no scholar and am not attempting to 'teach' anything here, because I simply don't know for sure the timing of any of these things.  However, I would like to present to you that, just as real labor pains produce real birth, so will real tribulation produce its real affects.

For many years I have wondered if the Great Tribulation is being manufactured.  I was talking about this with a friend a few weeks ago, and she produced an article that I am reading now, called Forcing God's Hand: Is the Apocalypse Being Staged? It was written by Marlene Maloney in January of 2003.
Big government is bad for manufacturing in Britain

A lot of today's internet articles and blogs/websites are an assembly line of Apocalyptic Manufacturers.

I am a little wary about exposing other's and what they are saying/not saying etc... (We all fall short of the glory of GOD.)  But at the same time, where is the accountability?  Who is allowed to question the authorities?

http://lamarzulli.wordpress.com/2011/01/07/where-is-the-promise-of-his-coming/#comment-23478

At the time, I was the first to post. (Before I had a blog or had some poster handle, I signed in as Dee.)  Here is a copy.

Dee said


Since antichrist knows the Scriptures, surely he will make an attempt to present himself as messiah, before the actual return of YESHUA. The dying animals, earthquakes, floods and famines could be false birthpangs….
  • Lamarzulli said

    Dee – if they are false birth-pangs then how are we to determine what are the real ones are….These are very specific events that Jesus tells us will happen at the end of the age!
  • Dee said

    Dear Mr. Marzulli,
    We determine what is false and real by HIS SPIRIT. The devil was able to decieve two perfect people who were in fellowship with YESHUA; surely he will be able to decieve imperfect people.
    I am not saying these are not birth pangs, just not the ones that bring about the true messiah YESHUA. These pangs are braxton hicks labor pains. They are real and the do effect somewhat, but they are not the contractions that bring about the birth.
  • James said

    God would not waste time or words to tell us to look for signs which may or may not signal the coming of prophesied events.
    “When you see these things, look up; or not, because Satan might be tricking you. Matter of fact, it’s kind of silly of Me to have written this down at all, isn’t it! Because it could be anything, you see!”
    Let’s pay attention to events surrounding Israel.

People always resort back to 'pay attention to Israel'...

JESUS said it was a wicked and adulterous generation that was seeking a sign.   Yes we are told to watch and pray.  Just like a midwife watches a pregnant woman, she knows the difference between Braxton Hicks and real labor pains.

Perception is everything to a lost world.  It's the way the lost deal with their 'reality'.   

Truth is that, which the believer stands on and holds on to.  Truth Is.   With Truth, there is no opinion.

The spirit of anti(like)christ, is false, counterfeit, very deceptive, oh so close, to that of our LORD.

I believe FATHER allows this to prove who are truly HIS.  Like kings, HIS people search out a matter.  They search out the LORD; to know HIM. HIS people want to know what pleases the LORD! They are dressed in HIS righteousness alone.  They are dressed in humility.

They are the true 'realists' and because of that, they are clothed with grieving!  A world flooded in sin is not something to celebrate!  Our redemption draws near, but not yet.  And because of that, there is burden, there is grieving, there is GROANING!

The false ones, will pimp and pump the fear porn.  The devil will have you going in circles trying to figure this out, or that out, when JESUS told Mary that 'she has chosen the better thing' and that to rest at HIS feet.  Rest and obey.   Rest and rejoice!  Fellowship and worship the Savior!

Yes.  Watch and pray, but don't get lost in the watching!  Watch, pray and LISTEN to the Holy Spirit Who is like the midwife.  

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Romans 8:26 

The Holy Spirit will lead His people!  You don't need to plan anything because He Is the author and perfecter of our faith!  

Just surrender.