MARY AND HER MATERNITY OF GOD (3)

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3)            Jesus, as it were, put on the Adamic flesh and blood just as one would wear a toga customary to another. Angelic beings of celestial realm did sin, fell and lost their empyrean estates; pre-Adamic beings of the earth followed Lucifer into the gaol of sinfulness; they were stripped of their earthly bodies of whatever structure it was and they became ‘disembodied’ spirits of demonism. Christ, the LORD God of the Old Testament, did not put His divine head, arms, torso and legs in the angelic or the demonic aberration; the Saviour chose what the counsel of the Godhead had purposed before creation, entered into the joint participation with human flesh – which was fused into the incarnational process. “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:8).

1Timothy 3:16-17

                Pauline 1Timothy 3:16 states unequivocally, “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.” Hallelujah! Theologically speaking, is it possible for God, the Creator, to have a mother? Mothering Jehovah is an absolute possibility of the deification of Mary. Could she be a ‘Goddess’? Why, for crying out loud, would such an aberrational latria be accorded a good and very humble natured Mary of the Bible, who will definitely deny this Mariolatrous crave of Catholicism?

                The quiddity of maternity presupposes superiority of age above the object of parturition. If this is a truism, then Mary must be older, biologically, than the pristine Adam the female. Why do I think so? Mary must, of biological necessity, be older than the Incarnation of her parturition, simply because the LORD God is older than the Woman of Eden. Is Mary older than the Christ? Ascribing aeipartheonos to Mary, the mother of Jesus, is a proof of the fact that some theologians are bedevilled with the problem of philosophers, who, suffering from idleness of mind, will, on their own volition, decide to theorize things that cannot be found in the mind of the divine Object of theology: the LORD God. When you seem not to have anything to do, the right thing to do is to read the Bible, not as a literary stuff, but with the aid of the Holy Spirit.

Stars of halo and the crescent under her feet mean Mary is Semiramis, the worshipped goddess.

                When philosophers began to explore the Bible with the tools of their theoretical mindset, I knew the Devil had given them a mission of biblical vitiation. Aeipartheonos, which means, ‘perpetual virgin’ became their leeway in support of Mariology. Catholicism also teaches that Mary was born sinless. Most definitely, Catholic Mariology fails so woefully to understand one of the reasons why Jesus must be born sinless. As the Last Adam, the Jesus of our salvation must be as sinless as the first Adam, who threw mankind into sinfulness. Jesus needed to start on a clean slate for the children of the world, if He must save humanity. Adam was created sinless on day number six.

                Does the Scriptural understanding point out, in anywhere at all, that the earthly mother of Jesus has the power of salvation: a sole preserve of the Godhead? Was Mary, somewhere in Scripture, ever received an induction into the Godhead – making the number of the Divine Members four, thereby? They could not be true Christians to ever make a proposition for Mariology which ultimate culmination is Roman Catholic Church’s Mariolatrous crave of the veiled Nimro-Semiramis worship. You cannot beget that which already has an existence, especially of eternality. It was sheer divine honour for Mary to be chosen for the incarnafication of the Holy One of Israel, Immanuel.

Mary admits God as her Saviour

                Mary was born a sinner. Let us study her words when she visited Elizabeth in Luke 1:46-47 46) “And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, 47) And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.”  Who needs the Saviour if not the one born in iniquity and in sin was begotten? That was the asseveration of Mary of Catholicism veneration, when she, through the Holy Spirit’s inspiration declared Jehovah to be her Saviour. This Mary brought forth her firstborn, Son of God. Believed in Him as the Saviour, she did. She was numbered among the one hundred and twenty that tarried in Jerusalem to be empowered by the Holy Spirit. Mary got born again – to be forgiven of her original sin – as everyone must. She became a Christian, witnessing the Lordship of Jesus, the Saviour of mankind – her Saviour. Selah. Did Mary go through Holy maternity? Yes. The containerization of Jesus in Mary’s matrix was the unbelievable gestational process of the Holy One of Israel, Jesus. Does it translate to Divine maternity? Certainly not! Did Joseph marry a wife of eternal existence? Selah!

                Getting born again is a conscious effort on the part of an individual. Get born again. Say this sinner’s prayer.

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!” 

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MARY AND HER MATERNITY OF GOD (2)

Cyril, Patriarch of Alexandria.

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2)            One of the false teachings found in churches is what emanates from the Marian theory of theotokos (God bearer), an enabling made-in-Catholicism tool to engender the “Mary is the mother of God” conclusion, brewed in 431 A.D. at the, Roman Catholicism dominated and heavily influenced, Council of Ephesus.

                A closer search of the Scriptures could never have ignited the theoretical dogma of Mother of God, in the minds Cyril, Patriarch of Alexandria, and of Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople, two of the many considered Church Fathers (of Catholicism). You know what? Many teachers of the Bible believe that Melchizedek, king of Salem, to whom Abraham gave tithes, and the Christ are one and the same person. Remember that Jesus made it quite clear that this cosmos is not of His Kingdom? Jesus must remove the Antichrist, to cleanse the world, before the commencement of His Majestic rule in it. Melchizedek, therefore, could not be the Christ.

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Almighty

                An Entity of anciency whose existence has no beginning cannot be said to be begotten of another, especially by someone whose existence has a historical beginning. The theological hypostatic union of Jesus Christ, as one hundred percent God and one hundred percent man is the clincher. It is the enablement, galvanizing the full legality of Divine participation in the soteriological consummation. Jesus, armed with His free moral agency and in righteous intent to please the Father; and in joint participatory of the Christ, coming from the eternality of eternities, with all the Omnipotence of His Omniscience, boasting of Divine Omnipresence, apprehensive of every evil intent of Satanism and blocking off all its acts, nothing could go wrong with the salvation having made seven times sure that the holy pregnancy could not be terminated. Mary had, absolutely, nothing to do with this intervention of the Godhead. His humanity went through the biological parturition, and of His Deity? It only partook of His humanity.

                The humanity of Jesus could never have been able to save the world; only God could, can and will ever consummate such soteriological feat. Hebrews 2:16 “For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.” What this verse is teaching is that of a dramatic scene where two people are sinking to the point of drowning; Jesus looked at the first one; it was an angel. He looked at the other one who happened to be a human being; and the Saviour decided that it is the son of Adam that He would save. ‘Took on’, from this verse, is the Greek epilambanomai (e-piy-lam-ɓa’-no-mai): ‘to seize (for help, injury, attainment, or any other purpose).’ Could the Council of Ephesus be right in their ‘Mother of God’ conclusion? Selah.

Nestorius [386 AD-451 AD]

                One cannot trust the outcome of the Council of Ephesus. According to a Wikipedia publication titled ‘Council of Ephesus,’ one of the theological contestants, Nestorius, “believed that no union between the human and divine was possible. If such a union of human and divine occurred, Nestorius believed that Christ could not truly be consubstantial with God and consubstantial with us because he would grow, mature, suffer and die (which Nestorius argued God cannot do) and also would possess the power of God that would separate him from being equal to humans.” Nestorius [386 AD-451AD], was probably an adherent of Greek philosophers, who believed that the immanent existential facticity and coupled with the eternality of God is just too much to be containerized in any being of Adamic creation.

              The Bible does not say, “Christ grew, and waxed strong…;” it says, “And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him” (Luke 2:40). Christ is the Almighty of the Bible; the eternal Deity whose goings forth is ‘from of old’ (i.e. eternal past). He is the existent ancient of days before the Incarnation that saw Him as the infant of days. The anciency did enter into an unprecedented composition with the infant of days, Jesus, and forming the hypostatic union of 100% God-100% man. Science will not agree with this formula for it is alien to its power of calculation. Science only knows of 56% + 44%= 1 whole new compound; 30% + 68% + 2%= a new whole entity. How could God do the impossibility? The answer is in the Bible. “Is anything too hard for the LORD” (Genesis 18:24)? Matthew 19:26 “But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.” Luke 1:37 quotes Gabriel, assuring Mary of her ‘impossible’ conception, saying “For with God nothing shall be impossible.”

The incarnate Jehovah ‘took part’ of humanity.

                Who says the LORD God did not participate in the Adamic habiliment? Hebrews 2:14 “Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;” with an intent of freeing humanity from the bondage of death. The word ‘partakers’ is the Greek koinōneō (koy-no-neh’-o): ‘to come into communion or fellowship with.’ The children of Adam are a community of flesh and blood beings. The phrase ‘took part’ is a different metechō (met-ekh’-o): ‘to be or become partaker;’ which comes from meta (met-ah’): ‘with, after, behind; properly denoting accompaniment; amid (local or causal);’ and echō (ekh’-o): ‘to have, i.e. to hold; to have (hold) in the hand, in the sense of wearing.’ When you put meta and echō together what the definition of metechō says is: ‘to partake of something in common with another.’ Jesus took part in flesh and blood, a constitution not found in the Divinity.

                Getting born again is a conscious effort on the part of an individual. Get born again. Say this sinner’s prayer.

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!” 

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MARY AND HER MATERNITY OF GOD (1)

Holy maternity does not translate into Divine Maternity

1)            Of a historical truth is the virgin birth that brought forth the holy One of Israel out of the matrix of Mary, daughter of Heli, and also the wife of Joseph. Gabriel visited Mary to announce to her, “And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS” (Luke 1:31). This is the humanity of the holy One of Israel. Long before this historic appearance of this visitant was the vaticination of Isaiah 7:14 “Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Nobody ever addressed the physical appearance of Jesus as Immanuel. The Hebraic understanding of Immanuel – with us is God – is the uncomfortable reticent stance of Jesus that the Pharisees could not deal with. They never expected the Holy One of Israel to go through the natural biology of parturition. They know Yeshua (a very common name) as the son of Joseph, the carpenter. His mother, Mary, is not an unknown Israelite; so, how can this Yeshua, or the anglicized Joshua, be the Son of the Living God? They fixed their intellect on the impossibility, forgetting the Genesis 18:14 rhetoric “Is any thing too hard for the LORD?”

“Is any thing too hard for the LORD?”

                Let us look at one word in this verse. It is the word ‘anything’, dâbâr (daw-baw’) in Hebrew, meaning: ‘Speech, word, speaking, thing; saying, utterance.’ Angel Gabriel used the Greek rendition in Luke 1:37 “For with God nothing shall be impossible.” What is the Greek for ‘nothing’? It is made up of three words: ou (oo): ‘no, not;’ pas (pas) individually, each, every, any, all, the whole, everyone, all things, everything’; and rhēma (hray’-mah): ‘That which is or has been uttered by the living voice, thing spoken, word’. The theological question that is expected from the inquisitive mind of an intelligent person should be, “Has God spoken it?” and from the Scriptural knowledge of “Is there anything too hard for the Creator?” the answer, in its unambiguity is, “It will certainly be done!” Amen.

                The enigmatic duality of the personification found in the incarnafication of Isaiah 9:6-7 is astounding. 6) “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Won8derful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. 7) Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.” The Incarnation came with a foetus coming into existence for the first time in the matrix of Mary. The fleshy humanity of Him is Jesus, ‘born’ unto us. Inside the foetus is the eternal Christ, very God of very God, the ‘gift’ from the Eternal Giver. Christ can only be given; He cannot be born. What is very clear is that, for every parturitive reality there is a maternal existence that is always an older entity.

Unto us a child is born; Marian nursed.

                The maternal reality, being older, nurses the infant till the weaning period, and guiding the child into adulthood. These Mary did in bringing up the Jesus, the humanity of Immanuel. What could she or Joseph have done to nurture the eternality of a Member of the Godhead to adulthood? A baby is characterized by physical, mental and spiritual weakness; is God ever weak? What knowledge or wisdom has Mary to impart to the One of Whom it is written, “All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.” (John 1:3)? Who taught Mary that she could teach the Christ, “In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge” (Colossians 2:3)?

                Does the eternality of God ever experience physical growth? It is known only to man. Yes, Jesus, as the Bible states, “grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him” (Luke 2:40). Christ is eternally complete, needing nothing in life’s progression. How did Jesus know that His Father is not the supposedly Joseph? The Christ (“Lord from heaven” 1Crorinthians 15:47) communed with him. Christ is the John 3:13 entity “…that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.” Could Mary have attributed to herself, the title of “The Mother of God”? This title could only emerge from the unscriptural thoughts of ill-tutored teachers of the Word.  

The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few [Matt 9v37]

                Jesus Christ made it an unequivocal clarity that, the bountiful harvest into God’s Kingdom will suffer deficiency of good labourers in the LORD’s vineyard. What do we see in these last days? Too many pastors, prophets and ludicrous designation of countless Apostles! Should we then agree that the Omniscience of the Christ did not get it right as far as this numberless surpluasage of labourers is concerned? Some churches even boast of ten or much more in one local assembly. Most definitely, there are more of the ‘uncalled by God’ than the truly and divinely called. For this cause all kinds of doctrines, influenced by Satanism, must be the unfortunate order of the Church days of end time.

                Getting born again is a conscious effort on the part of an individual. Get born again. Say this sinner’s prayer.

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!” 

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JOHN CHAPTER 3 VERSE 16 [one]

“…that whosoever believeth in him should not perish…”

1)            It is the microcosm of the entire Bible. The infrastructural quiddity of soteriological quintessence rests solely on it. Of Jesus, and His salvation: man’s most needed essential commodity – as a fallen creature – is all the Bible is intimating man with and which is exquisitely couched in the Word of God – Jesus. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).

“…the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world” [Revelation 13:8]

                The salient question is, at what point of time did God perfect this divine sacrificial beneficence? The timing of it and the essence of the act give an understanding of proven effectuality of this salvation. Revelation 13:8, “And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.” The preposition ‘from’ is apo (apo’): ‘A primary particle; “off”, that is, away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literally or figuratively)’. Revelation 17:8 has the same apo as in Revelation 13:8. Ephesians 1:4 “According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:” where another preposition, ‘before’, is pro (pro): ‘fore’, that is, in front of, prior (figuratively superior) to.’ In Titus 1:2, ‘before’ is the same pro.

                1Peter 1:19-20 19 “But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: 20 Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,” and ‘foreordained’ of the 20th verse is proginōskō (prog-in-oce’-ko): ‘to have knowledge before hand; to foreknow: of those whom God elected to salvation; to predestinate; to know beforehand, that is, foresee’.

                When the contentious question of “Can a Christian lose his salvation?” is raised, I do not waste time in pointing to John 3:16 as one of the Scriptural solutions to this contention which several Christians will treat with heated acidity of negation. The famous verse begins with “For God so loved” and nobody seems to ask, “At what point in time did God shower the world with this love?” Trace the chronological reality of this beneficence and you may have to travel way back into the realm of eternality. A plan of an architectural edifice, as we all are aware, has always been with the commencement of an uninhabitability of the project. In like manner, God, the Architect of the universal creation, sat down long before He brought anything into creationism in the eternity past, and had decided that, this creature of humanity, who will sin against Me, must be given a second chance to acquire my zoë type of life-eternal. When God dwells on a course of action, He has always thought it through – nothing to amend; so it can be said of Him, “I am the LORD I change not.”

                Note that ‘change’ comes with a suffixal negation ‘not’. Found in Malachi 3:6, ‘change’ is the Hebraic shânâh (shaw-naw’): ‘to fold, that is, duplicate (literally or figuratively); by implication to transmute (transitively or intransitively)’. He has promised ‘eternal life’ and the celestial blissfulness of eternality is the portion of His Christian children. He will not change His mind of Divinity. God will not say something in Genesis and cause its mutation in the Psalms. Will He make a soteriological asseveration in the biblical protocol and then take a trip to the Islamism of Muhammadanism or of Hinduism, and build mutated versions of the Bible in the Qur’an, the Vedas or any other religious book? The factual Word of God is “Yea and Amen”; therefore, any theological work that has not the thematic thread of Jesus Christ – Jesus being the ‘Yea and Amen’ – running through as the Alpha and the Omega, can never ever be of the LORD i.e. JEHOVAH, the God of the Bible. Discard it, ergo, as quickly as possible.

Don’t be a manipulation of Satanism; get born again.

Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”

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IS THERE A CURSE ON AFRICA? [3]

Eight antediluvian Saints who became the first postdiluvian souls.

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3)            There is a reason for not keeping the records of the names of some of the biblical daughters. Their wives’ names are unknown because they represent the Church – Divine’s closely guarded secret enterprise. The born again Christians constitute the Bride of Jesus Christ, ergo, a woman. Christianity is one of the most guarded secrets in the heart of the Divinity. Noah needed not beget a female. Why not? His entire family is a typicality of the redeemed Christian – the Bride of Christ. His exemplary walk with the LORD God was exemplificative of a Christian. His entire family worshipped the true God. A worshipper is not just a follower of his deity; a spiritual marriage is involved in that adherence. Noah means ‘rest’. A true Christian has found spiritual rest in the LORD God. It is not the physical perceptibility that marks out the Christian; it is his inherent nature, the spiritual rebirth midwifed by the Holy Spirit, who in turn takes up an irrevocable dwelling inside the Christian, is what makes the true born again a child of God. Noah’s name points him out as a Bride of the Divine Jesus.

His banner over the Bride is love [Song of Solomon 4:2].

                The name of Seth’s wife is not given in Scripture. Seth means ‘substitute (remnant)’. The LORD God never lacks a remnant to carry out His Divine will. Seth was a type of a Christian. His wife’s hidden name points to veiled Christianity. Enos means ‘mortal man’. Adam’s taste of sin brought mortality to him and his progenies. Enos is a reminder that death is imminent to every man that refuses the grace of God through Jesus Christ.

                Cain’s treasonable felony against the headship of his father and the family of Adam gave Lucifer all the opportunities he needed to unleash havoc on humanity. Cain means ‘javelin’. As the first born in human history, it behoves Cain to use the instrumentality of his name to protect the nascent Eden family. Rather than attack the devilish incursion, Cain joined forces with Lucifer, culminating in Adamic dichotomy. Cain became the progenitor, head and lord of the antediluvian miscreants. Even though mankind had fallen into sinfulness, the sacrificial grace was the atonement availability for sins. God made sure not to create man for annihilation; and what He did to bring man back to Himself was to create man in the Image of Christ. Eternal security. Yes, this points to the secured eternality of the true believer simply because the Image of God is an Eternal Christ. God allowed several salvific opportunities to gracefully pamper us. It is of grace lest any should boast.

The Church, like the days of Seth, calls upon the name of the LORD.

                Cain, whose name means javelin, would neither throw any missile to dissipate the enemy’s advance nor lift it to ward off the enemy; he refused to take a stand in defence of his family. He would not live up to the expectation of the name given to him by his parents. Cain failed.

                When Cain refused to use his ‘javelin’ for the protection of his family and defiantly rejected God’s offer for forgiveness, he became the vagrant progenitor of the antediluvian miscreants. After the tragic death of Abel, another son was needed to take his place. Seth, whose name means ‘substitute (i.e. remnant) or put’, became an antediluvian revivalist, publishing the worship and praise of the LORD God. He gave birth to a son, Enos.

Jairus’ daughter is a typical Christian – alive and safe in the eternal arms of Jesus.

                Enos means ‘man’ – in his mortality. A dying Adamic race is what Enos represents. A wise Seth decided that only God could save mankind. Seth began an embarkation of the revival that would turn the children of Adam back to the true God, Jehovah. Seth got as many as would do the will of the Creator and they were the antediluvian saints. Cainan means ‘(fixed) chamber; dwelling’. His antediluvian sainthood nods in affirmative of Scriptural facticity that the earth is our dwelling place.

                Mahalaleel is the son of Cainan. ‘Praise of God’ is the meaning of Mahalaleel. Praising of the LORD God must not come to a halt. The remnant of the Most High God is definitely a Mahalaleel. The children of God will continue to do so: for the progenies of Ham will rise up to rekindle the praise of Jehovah.

You must be born again to be free from Divine condemnation. Pray the sinners’ prayer. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”      

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IS THE MARIAN BIRTH THE FIRST EXISTENCE OF JESUS CHRIST? (Part five)

Who could have known that this young boy walked in the cool of Eden days?

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5)            Why worship the manifestation of the Divinity? They were told in the wilderness, “Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared. 21) Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him” [Exodus 23:20-21]. Before then, in Exodus 14:19 “And the angel of God, which went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and stood behind them:” is understood by them that the LORD and His manifestation are the Elohiym. The Spirit of God, no doubt, made them to use this particularity of ‘ı̂ysh in reference to their Visitant.

Manoah and his wife, prior to Samson.

                It dawned on them why they continue to choose ‘ı̂ysh among other forms of ‘man’: the One on visitation was He, who told Abraham, “Your children will be my children and I will be their God.” As their God, Jehovah is their Husband, by an oath of covenant. He called His name ‘secret’ simply because none but the Most High must perform wondrous miracles. He is pâlîy all because He is past finding out. They wanted to make Him honourable, who is the Lord of lords and the King of kings. Note that this angel of the LORD did not object to being offered a gift. The gift to prophets and priests are money and victuals to take care of body and soul. When it comes to the LORD God of Israel, it is a sacrifice (which the angel of the LORD accepted).

The LORD visited Manoah and his wife before the birth of Samson.

                This Visitant is the only One to receive sacrificial elements and when it was offered He rode on it to heaven, accepting the oblation. No scriptural angel accepts the object of immolation. So, you ask, “Why worship the manifestation of the Divinity?” The answer is found in no other place than the Bible. “And it came to pass, when Moses went out unto the tabernacle, that all the people rose up, and stood every man at his tent door, and looked after Moses, until he was gone into the tabernacle. 9) And it came to pass, as Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended, and stood at the door of the tabernacle, and the Lord talked with Moses. 10) And all the people saw the cloudy pillar stand at the tabernacle door: and all the people rose up and worshipped, every man in his tent door” [Exodus 33:8-10]. This is what they know and must do. Amen! The Eternal Father will hide Himself from Adamic gaze. That is very necessary, in order not to destroy, for sighting the slightest sin. Jesus Christ is the only One among the Trinity who must receive Adamic gaze, so that He will stand as the Saviour that He truly is. They worshipped the pre-incarnate manifestation of Jesus Christ. Praise the Lord.

I beseech thee, shew me thy glory

                What the ocular expression of Moses fell on was the most awe-inspiring phenomenality that has ever received an occurrence anywhere, anytime in the universe. “And he said, Thou canst not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live. 21) And the LORD said, Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon a rock: 22) And it shall come to pass, while my glory passeth by, that I will put thee in a clift of the rock, and will cover thee with my hand while I pass by: 23) And I will take away mine hand, and thou shalt see my back parts: but my face shall not be seen” [Exodus 33:20-23]. This is what prompted the divine granting of this request by Moses, found in Exodus 33:18, “And he said, I beseech thee, shew me thy glory.” Jehovah is a God of legality. He is the ultimate Judge. His judgment, posing a nature of eternality, those who will approach God the Father must be given an opportunity to seek spiritual regeneration. The first Adamic object of perception was his Creator, Christ, the LORD God, without whom there was not anything made that was brought into creation (John 1:3).

Thou canst not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live

                They neither saw the Holy Spirit nor the First Member of the Godhead, the Father. But the object of the Mount Sinai ocular encounter of documentation was the very nature of the Divinity seated eternally on the empyreal throne! Christ Jesus is indeed one with the Father (John 10:30). To see the eternally probing visage of Christ in its true nature would have seen to the termination of the ministry of Moses. The first thing that the approaching LORD God did was to choose the place of engagement. Secondly, He used His tender holy hand to cover the sins of Moses and at the same time hide His judging face. His eternal visage is too much for human beholding; the anomalous tiniest bit of sin cannot survive the beholding of this eternality of purest sinlessness! It will most definitely stand in antagonism, unbeknown to the beholding anomaly. This Sinai phenomenon underscores the grace of the Divinity of Christ in His preincarnate manifestation. The divine palm of protection against the legality that would have destroyed Moses has four fingers plus a thumb: five –the number of grace. Moses did nothing to receive that protective grace. It was purely an act of divine sovereignty. Are we not saved by grace? Selah! 

Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”

(…to be continued…)

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IS THE MARIAN BIRTH THE FIRST EXISTENCE OF JESUS CHRIST? (Part two)

Yeshua Mashiyach! The Word became flesh!  

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2)            Genesis 1:1-5 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2) And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. 3) And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. 4) And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. 5) And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day. . The abstract ‘beginning’ is the Hebraic re’shiyth (ray-sheeth’): ‘1. the first, in place, time, order or rank. 2. (specifically) a firstfruit.’ An interesting revelation is the Hebrew interpretation of our King James Version of ‘God’, ‘elohiym (el-o-heem’) ‘elohiy (el-o-hee’): ‘1. (literally) supreme ones. 2. (hence, in the ordinary sense) gods. 3. (specifically, in the plural, especially with the article) the Supreme God (i.e. the all supreme). 4. (occasionally, by way of deference) supreme magistrates, the highest magistrates of the land.’ The Hebrew ‘elohiym is plural, God did not tell the history (His story) of creation to Moses using eloahh, the singular term. Why? For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one [1John 5:7].

                ‘Darkness’, choshek (cho-shek’) means: ‘1. the dark. 2. (literally) darkness. 3. (figuratively) misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness.’ The figurativeness of ‘darkness’ is its alienation from anything ‘elohiym of Genesis 1:1. The two main linguistic forms of ‘Spirit of God’ has ‘Spirit’ as ruwach (roo’-ach): ‘1. wind. 2. (by resemblance) breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation. 3. (figuratively) life, anger, unsubstantiality. 4. (by extension) a region of the sky. 5. (by resemblance) spirit, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions);’ and ‘God’ as the same ‘elohiym. If the Holy Spirit is the Spirit of the Divine Ones, then He is God eternal as well. Trinity.

                ‘Light’ is ‘owr (ore) ‘1. illumination. 2. (concretely) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.); and ‘Night’ layil (lah’-yil), leyl (lale) [Isaiah 21:11] or aylah (lah’-yel-aw) means: ‘1. (properly) a twist (away of the light), i.e. night. 2. (figuratively) adversity.’ ‘Day’ which is yowm (yome) means: ‘1. a day (as the warm hours). 2. (literal) from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next. 3. (figurative) a space of time defined by an associated term.’ The light of Genesis 1:3 is not an object of God’s creation; it is the Christ. Genesis 1:14 is of the light of creation.

                John 1:4-9 dwells on the Light. Verse 9 reads, “That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.”  The adjectival ‘true’ is the Greek alēthinos (al-ay-thee-nos’): ‘that which has not only the name and resemblance, but the real nature corresponding to the name.’ Alēthinos comes from alēthēs (al-ay-thace’) which is made of the Greek negative ‘a’ and lanthanō (lan-than’-o): ‘true: as not concealed.’ This Light is the same light of Genesis 1:3. It is indubitably a Personage.

                Of the Light is John 1:14 “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.” Now, the active ‘made’, the Greek ginomai (ghin’-om-ahee) is not of a one who comes from creation. It is defined as ‘to become, i.e. to come into existence, begin to be, receive being’. Christ simply wore Jesus as His earthly Personage. Christ, who was not a human, became an Adam. He had been, before the Adamic creation.

                 The Light, Jesus Christ, is the only One among the Trinity, whose physical existence is not concealed from human ocular experience. If He was there at the beginning of creation, it follows, ergo, that the birth of His humanity by the Virgin Mary was not the first time of His existence. Jesus’ humanity came into being right there inside the procreative matrix of the Virgin Mary. But of Christ, seven centuries before His Incarnation, Prophet Micah pronounced in the 5th chapter of the 2nd verse of his vatic book, “But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.” The pronoun ’whose’ –ô, –w,–û (pronounced -or) is: ‘he, him, his; it, its.’

                The phrasal ‘goings forth,’ mowtsa’ah (mo-tsaw-aw’) is, ‘1. origin, a family descent, coming out. 2. (also) a sewer.’ Qedem (keh’-dem) and yowm (yome) ‛ôlâm (o-lawm’) are ‘of old’ and ‘everlasting’ respectively. While Qedem means: ‘1. the front. 2. (of place, absolutely) the fore part. 3. (relatively) the East. 4. (of time) antiquity;’ yowm ‛ôlâm (o-lawm’) is made of yowm [1. a day (as the warm hours). 2. (literal) from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next. 3. (figurative) a space of time defined by an associated term] and ‛ôlâm (o-lawm’) [long duration, antiquity, futurity, for ever, ever, everlasting, evermore, perpetual, old, ancient, world]. You know what holds so much titillation in this verse? This prophesied one, expected to come forth out of Bethlehem –in an earthly event of time— is the very One whose goings forth, is at the same time, from of old, from everlasting! It is more spiritual than the physical understanding of human calculation. Only God can successfully achieve this phenomenal feat. The goings forth of the Christ has been from a time too incalculable for an understanding of scientific probe of time reading. This asserts the eternality of Christ’s Divine nature. Amen! Confer these verses: Psalm 90:2; Proverbs 8:22-23 and John 1:1.

Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”

(…to be continued…)

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Death [2]

Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy sting?” [1Corinthians 15:54-55]

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2)            Some still believe and asseverate that, “There’s no physical realm of hellish gaol.” A Davidic Psalm 16:10 is a Christological “For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.” The word ‘hell’ is the Hebrew she’ôl (sheh-ole’): ‘grave, hell, pit, the underworld Sheol – the OT designation for the abode of the dead; place of no return; without praise of God; wicked sent there for punishment; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranian retreat).’ Jesus did not receive any condemnation in the abode of the dead. Acts 2:31 “He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.” Pellucidity of Scripture teaches that Jesus descended, the proclaiming Visitant, to the invisible underworld.

Who says hell is not real? It is a reality.

It says in unequivocal terms in Ephesians 4:9-10, “(Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? [10] He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.)”  He went to the same place where Lazarus found himself –Abraham’s bosom. God would not allow the argument of the wicked-dead ‘rich man’, borne out of Satanism, to thrive: by sending him back to earth –even if Abraham could.

“…and delivered them into chains of darkness…” [2Peter 2:4].

Jesus, the true Witness, had to manifest in the lower region of our world –the wicked-dead to expect judgment, while the righteous dead had the flame of their hopes burning brightest. 1Peter 3:18-20 18) “For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:  19) By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison; 20) Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.” Jesus went yet to the lowest region of hell –Tartarus— to proclaim doom to the fallen angels who married the daughters of the antediluvian men, to engender the atrocious act of Satanism. The creation of Adam and a wife, perfectly established the Church.

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So many scriptures support hellish life after death. Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire[Matthew3:12]. The understood goodness of the harvested wheat is the pointer to its usefulness. What accounts for its goodness is none other than the imbibed Word of truthfulness: Jesus. The worthlessness of the chaff (children of disobedience) makes them candidates of the unquenchable fire.

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                Proverbs 2:19, “None that go unto her return again, neither take they hold of the paths of life.” The expression, ‘take hold of’ is the Hebrew nâśag (naw-sag’) meaning: ‘to overtake; ability; to reach, attain to, cause to reach; to be able to secure.’ Once in hell, the occupant has lost the ability to return to the life of celestial bliss. And this is what Pauline couch of Hebrews 9:27 is all about, which reads, “And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:” where the word ‘appointed’ is apokeimai (ap-ok’-i-mahee): ‘to be laid away, laid by, reserved; reserved for one, awaiting him.’ The subject of this verse, ‘men’ is the Greek anthrōpos (anth’-ro-pos): ‘1. a human being, whether male or female or man-faced; 2. with the added notion of weakness, by which man is led into a mistake or prompted to sin 3. with the adjunct notion of contempt or disdainful pity.’ From these definitions, anthrōpos connotes degeneration of Adamic nature as opposed to the born again Christian.

                Rid your mind of unscriptural thoughts. Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”      

(…to be continued…)

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Death [1]

1)            Death is not an absolute cessation of life. It is simply the reality of being cut off from the presence of God. In the tiniest fraction of a second, one is out of one’s body when death sniffs out the earthly life. To physicality, breath cessation of a living intelligent being is his end. Not so, it is, at all. Death is actually the absence of the vitality marking the essentiality of the spirit, one of the known tripartite quiddity constituting the Adamic creation. Simply put, theologically, death is to be absent from the presence of life –Jesus.

At the cessation point of breath, the dual entity of spirit and soul is transported to the realm of the ‘unseen’, either to eternal bliss or anguish. Who is the entity, of whom a cut off from His presence is death absolutely? Is it Brahma, Krishna, Buddha or Allah? None of them. It is Yahweh, the I AM THAT I AM, who was, and who is, and who is to come. Amen.

Lucifer was piqued to see the first couple still alive

      Adam, when he committed the disobedient, original sin of the Eden Garden, he died, not physically but spiritually. His spirit realm, sin-stained, failed to enter into the erstwhile sacred fellowship with the Creator. This is the truth about death. It was when he saw the sacrificial animals, one for him and the other for his wife that the gravity of the mark he had missed struck him. Dead animal friends of the pristine family told him: death was imminent. Every birth of Adamic progeny, as a result, became the accouchement of a walking cadaver. Death!

Then came the death of Abel, probably the most favourite offspring, which, definitely, shook him terribly. Death! Pellucidity of death passing upon every mankind became unbearably a truism.

In the couching of God’s protocol -the Bible- the very first words are, “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth” [Genesis 1:1]; and the title ‘God’ is the Hebraic ‘Elôhı̂ym (el-o-heem’): ‘Plural of ‘ĕlôahh (el-o’-ah); gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.’ The One who spoke the first words of creationism is none other than the First Member of the Godhead, the Father. Verse 2, “And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters:” is an introduction of the Third Member of the Godhead, the Holy Spirit. ‘Moved’ of verse 3 is râchaph (raw-khaf’): ‘to brood; by implication to be relaxed.’ It is the brooding likened to that of mother hen, creating the energizing spirit of hatching the egg into life. Like the eternal Father, the Holy Spirit is the life Giver.

There is life after death

 “And God said, Let there be light: and there was light” [Genesis 1:3]; bringing the Second Member of the Godhead, Jesus Christ, into creationism participation, ergo, Creator of life. Amen. Mosaic couch needed not say, “In the beginning God the Father …. ” simply because it was the Trinity –constituting one God—, working in consonance as co-Creators. Having established the concept of the Author of life, let us look at the users of it.

When one is pronounced clinically dead, a resuscitation of the essential vitality of life –the soul—, seen to be absent, is about to be scientifically carried out. Its failure renders the body, that did containerized the vital life, what my Yoruba people call, korofo –emptiness. Pinch, tickle and make verbal and physical advances at the cadaverous heap of remains, and there would not be the slightest response. Why? The soul [which is the realm of emotions, will and thoughts] is no longer present in the lifeless remains. After death is judgment. How do I know this fact? Lazarus died, the rich man died, each one to a separate region of the blissful Abraham’s Bosom and the fiery hell torment respectively.

It shall bruise thy head” [Gen. 3:15]

                Rid your mind of unscriptural thoughts. Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”      

(…to be continued…)

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JESUS: The WORD Of God (What does it betoken?) Part 6

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6)            Too overwhelmed to share the Eternal Truth, Apostle John would not even observe the orthodoxy of the characteristic salutation of an epistle in 1John 1:1-2 “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life; 2) (For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;).” The allusion to the ‘handling of the Word of life’ is of John 1:14. “And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son” [1John 5:11]. The spiritual location of eternal life is found nowhere else; in the Person of Jesus alone is the bliss of eternity to be found. Selah! “He that hath the Son hath life; 1John 5:12 further uncovers, “and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life” is the conclusion.

                1John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life. The Word of God is both the Eternal Life and the True God. I want to look at four verses to buttress this fact.

                It says in the book of Isaiah 9:6, For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. The first sobriquet, ‘Wonderful’ is the Hebraic pele’ (peh’-leh): ‘a miracle.’ Pele’ comes from its root pala’ (paw-law’) ‘1. (properly, literally or figuratively) perhaps to separate, i.e. distinguish 2. (by implication) to be great, difficult, wonderful 3. (causatively) to make great, difficult, wonderful.’

The WORD: in His pre-incarnate manifestation.

                The next, ‘Counsellor,’ is ya`ats (yaw-ats’) ‘1. to advise 2. (reflexively) to deliberate or resolve.’ Being the “mighty God” His “Counsellorship” must be eternally of the Divinity. His ‘Fatherhood’ is an ‘Everlasting’ Hebrew `ad (ad) ‘1. (properly) a (peremptory) terminus 2. (by implication) duration, in the sense of advance or perpetuity (substantially as a noun, either with or without a preposition).’ ‘Prince’ is sar (sar) ‘a head person (of any rank or class);’ while ‘peace’ is shalowm (shaw-lome’) (or shalom {shaw-lome’}) meaning : ‘1. Safe 2. (figuratively) well, happy, friendly 3. (abstractly) welfare, i.e. health, prosperity, peace.’ The Word of God is the Ruler of eternal peace.

Safe hand of the Word

                 Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God [Isaiah 44:6]. Take note that ‘LORD’ is written in capitals and that is I AM THAT I AM, the covenant name of God –Jehovah– to the redeemed. Interestingly, the prophet quotes the Divinity in the description of Himself as “I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.” If truly, beside Him there is no God, what do we make of the declaration of Jesus first in Revelation 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.A later declaration is I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” [Rev 22:13]. What is the Divine status difference between the ‘LORD’ of Isaiah 44:6 and the ‘Almighty’ of Revelation 1:8? Selah!

Absolutely a pellucidity

                The third Scripture is Isaiah 54:5 For thy Maker is thine husband; the LORD of hosts is his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called. The divine ‘Maker’ is `asah (aw-saw’) ‘to do or make (from existing materials).’ Of whom is it said, All things were made by him; and of whom still, is the scriptural couch, and without him was not any thing made that was made[John 1:3]? Luke 5:34 And he said unto them,  Can ye make the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? Who is the Bridegroom? Jesus. For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ [2Cor 11:2]. Who is the ‘husband’ of espousal? Jesus!

The Maker of all things: The WORD.

                And the fourth Scripture is John 17:3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. Do you remember 1John 5:20? It reads, And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

                The Eternal Father in John 17:3 is the True God. The irrefutability of the Word being the True God in 1John 5:20 is pellucid. The titles of Jesus in Isaiah 9:6 are they essentially Divine? Selah!  

               Get born again by saying this simple prayer.

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”

(Concluded)

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