People have a tendency to take a scripture out of context and then form a doctrine out of it. This has been going on since the garden. Kind of like the game of telephone. That is why God had to keep His word preserved for Truth. If He didn’t, He’d be unjust. The same as defining it. The whole New Testament was written by understanding the shadows (metaphor’s) of the Old Testament. As Roman’s 1:20 explained, the spiritual is understood by the natural, so the understanding will not come from the imaginary, but from substantial natural existence.
Take a female, she is made to bare children. A church is made to bare children. It takes a male and female to bare children. Let US make man in our image. God speaking to the earth (female) formed the first man out of the ground. A Male and Female made a man child. Today we the church (female) with the promise (Holy Ghost) are likewise producing Christ, a man child, out of our lives and in the church. It follows precept upon precept, according to God law in nature.
The trinity was formed many years ago, in fact multi gods has been a belief system for many religions since the beginning. How can I prove this, look at history. All people started with Adam and Eve. They in turn taught their children the ways of truth. As children grow and move on, they keep some teachings and if not careful, change / forsake others. When archeologist compared the book of Genesis to how Egyptians at that time believed the world was created, the stories were similar. I found this in a library reference book when looking up Moses the “Author” of the first five books in the bible. They writers stated that the Moses has it laid out is the only scientific way it could have possible happened, yet he was probably influenced by Egyptian teachings, because they were close in belief. How were they close if the story had never been told? If Adam and Eve had never taught or preached creation to anyone. Likewise, if the teachings were not held dear, then Noah would not have found grace to save his house. The bible calls him a preacher of righteousness. Preachers start off in their own homes and Noah had a Ham who in turn had a Canaan. As each family finally after God confounded their languages separated from Babylon, each had to hold the truth and teach it to their families. According to how precious you value it, is how well you’ll hold the teachings. By the time Moses came along, it took God to inspire and use Moses to write the Truth of His creation and happenings in life. And in that book God made it clear that there is only One Lord, not multi gods as the others in the lands around them had built out of imaginary beliefs. They played the game of telephone, if you’ve never played it you need to. Simple take a paragraph of a short story and read it to someone. Then they tell what was read to them to another person and that person then to the next person. By the time it gets to 10 people, you’re wondering how the story changed so much. Hence we have years of telephone doctrine and it’s time to get back to the original story.
The word of God holds the truth that by 2 or 3 witnesses may it be established. If something is truth, you'll find it in more than one scripture and in both the Old Testament and New Testament. True knowledge comes from both (breasts are 2) with the shadow and the image. So by 2 (OT & NT) or 3 (in nature) witnesses.
[Isa 28:9-10 KJV Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:] It’s rightly dividing the word of Truth. Gen – John is OT life, types and shadows. Yes Mathew, Mark, Luke and John are OT. They are New Testament writers, testifying of the life Jesus live while under the law. Jesus in flesh was made of a women, under the law and a new will or testament doesn’t come in effect until after the death.
Jesus is God, it's found in both OT & NT
A doctrine that states that Jesus is a third part of God or trinity, makes a multi god doctrine; this is error.
[Zec 14:9 KJV And the LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one LORD, and his name one.]
[Isa 43:10 KJV Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.]
[Jhn 1:14 KJV 14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.] [1Ti 3:16 KJV 16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.]
There are so many scriptures that define Jesus is God, this blog would be too long.
Another doctrine, the “Accept the Lord into your heart as your personal Savior” is also an error.
John 3:16 does not say this. I’ve always wondered why people never read John 3:1-15. The first 6 scriptures tell you that you must be born again of the water and spirit. [Jhn 3:1-6 KJV] 1 There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: 2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him. 3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. 4 Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born? 5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and [of] the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. 6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.]
This goes on to Baptism, communion, even the name Lucifer.
In Mathew 28 Jesus commanded them to baptize in the NAME of the father, son and Holy Ghost, which are titles. And in Acts 2:38, Peter said be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Which reveals the name. Plus baptism is commanded and found in the OT, NT & nature. (burial, washing etc)
[1Co 10:1-4 KJV 1 Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea; 2 And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea; 3 And did all eat the same spiritual meat; 4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.]
[Mar 16:16 KJV16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.]
[Act 2:38 KJV 38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.] [Act 8:36 KJV] 36 And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?]
Which moves on to communion, people are following the shadows of bread and wine verse eating the spiritual bread (word of God and drinking the spiritual wine, the Holy Ghost).
Communion has become a traditional doctrine in many churches. Here is a small amount of info, but read the blog on “Communion” parts 1-4.
Jesus clearly states that these things a spirit, not natural. John 6 refers to the OT scriptures where the children ate Manna. [Jhn 6:31, 54, 63 KJV] 31 Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat. ... 54 Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day. ... 63 It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.]
Even in the beginning of the NT church they were confused about rituals or preforming tasks like the OT. We are not living in the OT types, but under NT understanding. [1Co 11:34 KJV And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that ye come not together unto condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come.]
Bread is the shadow of doctrine (beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, then they understood that He meant their doctrine and not literal bread.) The breaking of bread is opening up the scriptures.
For centuries the doctrine that the name of Satan is Lucifer has been published and believed. A simple thought from the word of God, if God doesn’t know any other God, yet this Satan is known to have all the power of God (omnipresent and all knowing, all powerful), sounds like a multi god belief again. He’s everywhere tempting people to sin. Yet the scriptures say that if a man is tempted he is tempted by his own lusts and drawn away.
Am I saying there is no satan, no. Satan is a title given for a spirit that is contrary to the will of God, just like devil is. That is why Jesus turned to Peter and said get thee behind me satan. Peter's will was that Jesus wouldn’t go to the cross, but would win a natural war was against the will of God. If there’s only one Devil, Ie Satan, then why does it say Jesus cast out devils, plural?
[Mat 8:31 KJV So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.]
Read the blogs on “The truth on Lucifer”, “The evil in this world” all 4 parts.
We describe people or actions according to one word descriptions, fool, thief, jerk, husband, father, wife, smart, talented etc good or bad, these all are titles that sum up a series of actions or traits. Same with the word “sin”, all have sinned. But not have committed the same sins per say.
But for now we will focus on the name Lucifer, “"LUCIFER" occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the KJV, in Isa 14:12”
The scripture is very clear that the proverb in Isaiah 14 was talking about the King of Babylon, who was Nebuchadnezzar at that time. Nowhere else in the scriptures does it refer to Lucifer, nor that this is another name for satan.
[Isa 14:4, 12 KJV] 4 That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased! ... 12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
The longer a lie is told, the easier it is to believe. Also the closer it is to truth, the harder to detect. That is why it's very important not to define the word of God by your understanding, but by the Holy Ghost. Let the scripture tell you what it means.
[1Co 2:14 KJV But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.]
God is great and yes He is able to preserve the word of truth for those willing to seek Him to know. He created the universe by speaking it into existence. He's able to preserve His word. Use the word today and rightly divide it for truth.
Submitted by: Tina Maire