HE IS IN FULL CONTROL (Part three)

(…continued from part two…)   

3)            “And the LORD did that thing on the morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt died: but of the cattle of the children of Israel died not one” [Exodus 9:6]. In several ways, Egypt lost, when this plague came upon it. It caused heavy loss of sources of food. Money realised from cattle businesses went kaput. Egypt’s religious reverence of the bull was rendered irrelevant. More pollution destroyed the lives of Godless Egypt.

            “And it shall become small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt” [Exodus 9:9]. Why would God employ the use of ashes to punish and assert His domination? Ashes are synonymous to humility. Pharaoh’s procacity earned him disgrace, excruciating pain and ill-health. “And the hail smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail smote every herb of the field, and brake every tree of the field” [Exodus 9:25]. A miracle within a miracle! The fire of the thunder was not smouldered neither was the hail melted.

                A grievous combination of miraculous wonder was the comeuppance of the disbelieving hardened heart of Pharaoh. “For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt” [Exodus 10:15]. The LORD God brought prosperity to Egypt because His children were about to be part of her. Disobedience to the LORD God is such an evil resulting in comeuppance of catastrophic cataclysm. Pharaoh asked for it, just the same way the world would ask for an equal devastation in the eschatological evil rule of the Antichrist.

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            Exodus 10:23, “They saw not one another, neither rose any from his place for three days: but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.” A similar phenomenon was actually playing out in Abraham’s Bosom between those who slept in the LORD and the wicked dead. Seeing not one another, in the Egypt land of Pharaoh, is indicative of total confusion. In Goshen, there was light! A slightest stroll away from God is a plunge into pitch darkness of Satanism. Satan is the first to experience the gloom of dark ignorance and into it his fellow disobedient beings go. Amen. “And all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the firstborn of the maidservant that is behind the mill; and all the firstborn of beasts” [Exodus 11:5].

Dagon, water deity, couldn’t help Pharaoh.

                Sinfulness is a contagion. A languorous effort to renew the mind is a blatant refusal to heed God’s call to repentance. It is as evil as deciding to tow the inglorious path of the progenitor of the antediluvian miscreants. Cain was the first born human ever to come through biological parturition. Cain’s procacious act was reenacted by Pharaoh. His (Cain) spiritual demise led him to his eventual physical death. His progeny died in the great deluge for dishonouring God’s word (likened to water); no wonder Pharaoh perished in the fluidity of liquid ocean. His will, even the will of God, is in full control. His will is not a created phenomenon. His will is His Word: a Personage –Jesus Christ— the Lord of glory. The verity of His absolute control is irrefragable.

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            It was important to establish His full control when He instructed Moses in Exodus 30:6, “And thou shalt put it before the vail that is by the ark of the testimony, before the mercy seat that is over the testimony, where I will meet with thee.” Without Him Israel would have gone into extinction. As long as man’s existence features His holy presence of Divine control, the concept of Emmanuel is a truism.

                Man has always been a bad manager of his life. Let God be in control of your life for proper management. Get born again. Say this prayer, meaning it:

“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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THE FORBIDDEN FRUIT (1st part)

eve-picked-the-forbidden-fruit-and-gives-the-apple-to-adam-cpadh4         God called, of the forbidden fruit, the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. They did not eat just a fruit. It was beyond the knowledge of an enjoyment of a juicy delicacy. What is evident in this scenario is that: An approach to the tree, the pluck, and the eating of the forbidden stuff, is a plunge into the characteristic putrefaction of the lake of disobedience. To disobey God is to throw a challenge of a long duel at Him. What makes the original sin more grievous is the fact that they had seen and known (at the closest range) the LORD God, who had walked into the Eden Garden every coolness of evening. He had warned them of the deadly consequence of disobeying His Word.

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A brew of good and evil can never be a child’s toy. Only God has the capability to control the intricacies involved in an amalgam of good and evil, simply because the personification of evil is His creation. Lucifer had had connection with the earth eons before the creation of our pristine parents. The true test of Adamic dominance capability of the once corrupted earth will, therefore, be a proof of his moral strength to maintain a deference to God’s word and a total disregard for a strange discourse. The occupation of the Garden of Eden was, as a result, a probationary abode.

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“But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die” [Gen 2:17]. The Hebrew has “in dying thou shalt die” (speaking of two deaths – spiritual and physical deaths). This is the probatory proof in scripture. The word ‘die’, in Hebrew, is mûth (mooth): ‘to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill’. It was, no doubt, a strange vocabulary to a newly created being, especially in the likeness and in the image of their Creator. None had died. The day Adam ate the forbidden fruit he died. He did not live to celebrate his thousand year’s birthday from the point of the view of 2Peter 3:8. They polluted their spiritual life with the sin of disobedience. And that was what they technically ate – disobedience – and not a fruit in the real spiritual sense.

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The woman was fed with a humanistic disobedience. She enjoyed the taste of it. Most definitely. The word of God said categorically, “thou shalt surely die“. The Bible’s account of the Devil’s words is, “And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die” (emphasis mine) [Gen 3:4-7]. All he had to do to prove his deadly subtlety was just to add an innocuous looking ‘not’ to God’s own words, making it look the same as the statement of Divinity, which reminds me of the Pauline Galatians 1:6-7, “I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: 7) Which is not another;….” The first ‘another’ of the 6th verse is technically not the same as that of the 7th. For the ‘another’ in the 6th verse, it is heteros (het’-er-os): ‘(an-, the) other or different (i.e. one not of the same nature, form, class, kind – opposed to some former person or thing)’. ‘Another’ of the 7th verse is allos (al’-los): “else”, that is, different (in many applications) which speaks of (another of the same kind)’. The spirit behind the ophidian intrusion made sure that he screwed the lid of the coffin tightly with this Humanism philosophy of: “For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil” Genesis 3:5. The satanic goal of secular humanism is to remove an individual’s eyes of deference to the celestial Deity, and placing it unto himself. The woman thought she had got a good thing.

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Genesis 3:6, “And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat”. Ask yourself this. Why did the first woman decide to eat it first before giving it to her husband? Humanists tend to see the individual as the centre of spiritual attraction. She warmed up to the enemy’s deception. The acceptance of the subtly deceit gave the enemy the victory over her organs of judgment. Her eyes believed because her heart said yes to Satan. (…to be continued…)

UNBELIEF (1st part)

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                                                                Doubting Thomas

 

(Edmond Sanganyado asked me how I think one can overcome unbelief when I commented on one of his posts. So, dear Edmond, I’ve made some addition to what I posted on your blog site and hoping you’ll see this. Thanks for asking me to do this. It’s the 1st part.)

It is the opposite of saving faith, and by this same faith, we understand, God perfected creationism (Hebrews 11:3). God, therefore is the first to exercise faith. If God is love (1John 4:8) it then follows that true faith must be found in ‘Love’ i.e. God. Unbelief is not only the absence of faith, it is an unfortunate rejection of the Lord God of salvation.

In a stealthy creep unbelief does advance its bid to strike a devastating punch. Unbelief is always the enemy’s approach. Not once has unbelief uttered the beneficial, “peace be unto you”, because it has always run a destructive errand for its author – Lucifer. Unbelief is Satanic set up. It comes to steal, and to kill, and to destroy [John 10:10]. It has been missioned to disarm you – of your shield faith (Ephesians 6:16, 17) so that you cannot use the sword of the word – in order to weaken your spiritual business relationship with the Author of faith (Hebrews 12:2) to subdue and to shipwreck you. The Luciferian spirit of unbelief is sadistic, relishing every second of your plunge into the slavery of faithlessness.

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Unbelief blindfolds (John 12:40). It delists you from the partakers of joyous mood of accomplishment. By it we disappoint God (Mark 6:6). It makes us losers (Mark 9:24); and by which we stumble (Romans 4:20). Dejection is its sole terminus. Thank God, however, that there is a way out for an unbelieving heart.

Matthew 13:58, “And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief”. This is the first time ‘unbelief’ is used in the entire Bible which the Greek calls apistia (ap-is-tee’-ah): ‘faithlessness, that is, (negatively) disbelief (want of Christian faith), or (positively) unfaithfulness (disobedience)’. Jesus, even Jesus, in His native Nazareth, could not perform great miracles which all Israel had hitherto witnessed. Unbelief is nothing but one of the games Satan plays to outwit humans. To beat the enemy the first thing is to uphold the God given, Joshua 1:8, formula. The word ‘depart’, muwsh (moosh), means ‘to withdraw’. Joshua was directed never to allow the positive word of God to ‘muwsh’ from his mouth. Joshua learned that one of the secrets of the success of Moses was to have shunned negativity. Positively, Joshua was to ‘meditate’ which in Hebrew, is hagah (daw-gaw’): ‘to murmur (in pleasure or anger); by implication to ponder’. ‘Ponder’, from Collin’s Dictionary, is ‘to give thorough or deep consideration (to)’.

When one fills one’s whole being with God’s rhema it will definitely purge one of the negating impurity of the enemy’s words of unbelief. Like He informed Joshua, God assures us of ‘good success’. The clause ‘have good success’ is śakal (saw-kal’): ‘to be (causatively, make or act) circumspect and hence, intelligent’. You would have, on account of depending on God’s word or promises, acted intelligently in your ‘way’. ‘Way’ is derek (deh’-rek) from BDB Definition: ‘way, road, distance, journey, manner a. road, way, path b. journey c. direction d. manner, habit, way e. of course of life (figuratively)’. ‘Prosperous’: tsalach or tsaleach (tsaw-lakh’): ‘to advance, push, prosper’. Unbelief will hinder your positive push in your course of life.

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After you have learnt the word of God or better still the promises in God’s word, you must guard it as your treasure. You guard the word of God like the pugilist holds his fists and arms to guard his chest and ribs (or else one heavy punch lays him flat even till the count of twenty) by doing Hebrews 12:2, “Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith…”. It is all about Jesus. The word ‘looking’ is aphoraō (af-or-ah’-o) Thayer Definition: ‘to turn the eyes away from other things and fix them on something’.

Strong’s Definition: ‘to consider attentively’. Looking, grammatically, is a present continuous verb. Yea, it is all about Jesus, all the time, so do not stop, for a second, in your continuous ‘looking’. ‘Author’ is archēgos (ar-khay-gos’) ‘the chief leader, prince’; while ‘finisher’ is teleiōtēs (tel-i-o-tace’) Thayer Definition: 1. a perfecter 2. one who has in his own person raised faith to its perfection and so set before us the highest example of faith’. Strong’s Definition: ‘a completer, that is, consummator’.

…to be continued…

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TOGA (part 2)

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                                                       Noah’s toga of drunkenness

 

A very sad toga was sewn for Noah who made the unnecessary trip into the sordid act of drunkenness. Noah could not reason with the word of God found in Galatians 5:21. Samson fell when the toga of inebriation was donned on him by the hired Delilah. Satan gets people drunk because he knows that drunkenness makes one to lose one’s mental guard. You are made to see things that were not there in your soberness. If the video of your drunken state were to be shot I doubt if a serious minded you would ever like to even get tipsy. Drunkenness paved the way for Noah’s destruction of the future of his children, thereby plunging humanity deep into the hands of evil. Samson shortened his God-installed tenure as the judge of helpless Israelites. Only God can tell how many lives have been destroyed by the bottle.

 King Saul did stretched his long arms in receipt of his own clothe of disobedience. But he was not like Moses, who felt a nauseating smell of the toga (Deuteronomy 3:23-26). He (Saul) went the way of our pristine parents, not asking God for forgiveness. What looked like an innocuous disobedience made him, albeit inadvertent, tear the most revered Samuel’s priestly clothe. You receive a toga from Satan once, you are most very likely to be donned with a second one and another. Saul did not only tried, severally, to murder the good David, he later on will ask from Lucifer’s agent to don him with necromantic toga (Deuteronomy 18:10-11; 1Samuel 28:8-12).

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Mary Magdalene chose the toga of her first name, Mary, which in the Hebrew means ‘bitterness or rebellion’. The spirit of rebellion dovetailed her into the offer of the prostitution covering. She was not created to serve the sexual whim of men. She was created for her surname, Magdalene which means, ‘a dweller of Magdala.

Magdala means ‘tower or greatness’. The enemy of greatness took Mary’s eyes off the talent God had offered her and thrust the garment of dirt on her person. Thanks be to Jesus that He showed up at the right time. Her accusers could not continue with the case, being equally guilty of wrong togas. Do you remember that it was the original sin that introduced an unacceptable covering? The clothing of leaves, in Genesis chapter three, was a proof of satanic influence.

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Jesus told the accusers of Mary, in John 8:7, “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her”. To Mary, whom He gave another toga of God’s interest, He said, “Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more” John 8:11. How could Jesus clothe anyone? It is simply because He is the One spoken of in Jeremiah 23:6, “In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS”. Romans 3:22 reads, Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference”. 1Corinthians 1:30, But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption”. In 2Corinthians 5:21 we have, For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him”; while Philippians 3:9 teaches, And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith”.

Demons are fashion designers. They make spiritual clothes, or, where do you think zeitgeist got its roots from? Zeitgeist makes sure the womenfolk do heave a sigh of satisfaction only after their tops and gowns leave at least a third of their breasts uncovered. “And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed”; Genesis 2:25. Why were they not ashamed? God gave them that toga of innocence. The minute they allowed Lucifer’s thought to mingle with God’s instruction, the demons quickly furnished them with the toga of shame and the spirit behind the acquired toga led them to a fashion of lunacy. The spiritual agreement they entered into with Satan must be brought into physical manifestation. God knew that there will be children of Adam who would heed His salvific call and who, in turn, will trumpet the kerygma, so, His cleansing toga of reconciliation He donned on the pristine parents in adumbration of the toga that work of the gory cross will provide. Satan continually capitalizes on man’s free moral agency to goad him to choose from the inimical array of the zeitgeist. (to be continued)

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MIND GAMES (1st part)

                                            

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A pad and a creep both clandestine are the advances of the enemy whose approach is to engage the victim in mind games to the unfair advantage of the adversary. In HIS bid to apprise, especially Christians, of Lucifer’s sidle, God, in 2Corinthians 2:11, points out, “Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices”.

‘Lest’, hinamē (hin’-ah may) in the Greek, is made up of {hina (hin’-ah) ‘that, in order that, so that)’and {me (may) ‘(A primary particle of qualified negation; (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogative implying a negative answer’. Hiname which, therefore, means: in order (or so) that not’, is a serious warning, intimating us of Satanic programming. ‘Satan’ comes in two Greek words of: hupo (hoop-o’): ‘by, under’ and Satanas (sat-an-as’): ‘adversary (the accuser, that is, the devil’.

‘Advantage’ pleonekteō (pleh-on-ek-teh’-o): ‘to be covetous, that is, (by implication) to over reach, get an advantage, defraud, make a gain’ this word comes from pleonektēs (pleh-on-ek’-tace) ‘holding (desiring) more, that is, eager for gain (avaricious, hence a defrauder)’ ‘Ignorant’ agnoeō (ag-no-eh’-o): ‘not to know (through lack of information or intelligence); by implication to ignore (through disinclination)’. ‘Devices’ noema (no-ay’-mah) ‘a perception, that is, purpose, or (by implication) the intellect, disposition, itself’

What these definitions are pointing out simply is that there is an entity who has sworn to destroy God’s ultimate creation and has dug a large, deep hole of deception to keep man in captivity, which is easily observed in his triune manifesto of: ‘to steal, kill & destroy. I thank the LORD God Almighty who has furnished us with the antidote to Lucifer’s mind warping venom. It is found in the old testamental Deuteronomy 6:5, “And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might”. It is also found in Mark 12:30, “And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment”. The key word, here, is ‘love’.

‘Love’, in the Hebraic Deuteronomy, is ‘ahab or ‘aheb (aw-hab’): ‘an affection towards another (sexually or otherwise)’. When you expend the love of God, spiritually and physically, you are completely immersed in Him, with whom we all have to do. The holy One of Israel, this way, is in total control of your mind. You are securely safe. The Greek ‘love’, of Mark 12:30, is agapao (ag-ap-ah’-o) (the verb form of agape`) and agapao ̄ means: ‘to love (in a social or moral sense)’, perhaps from ἄγαν agan (much; or compare [‘agab (aw-gab’)’to breathe after, that is, to love (sensually):])’. Agapao, seen from the light beamed by agab, do transport us to Psalm 42, “As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God”. The same heart is where Satan goes to wreak spiritual havoc.

“Hath God said…?” Satan began his probe into the mind of the first Woman, after he had satisfied himself that it was via the female Adam he could destroy God’s dream. Satan is ever determined to change every man’s destiny. The Woman of the Garden foolishly opened her too important mind and ushered in the enemy, which authorized him to plant his noema in the heart of the unwary first victim. Sad. Satan’s perception – a permeation of acrid pollution – is always anti-Christ. When the Woman opened her mouth to puke an unauthorized, “…we should not touch lest we die…” Satan knew the hook had got a powerful and deadly hold. The rest is an unpalatable history. Satan has continued to disciple unsuspecting children of Eve.

You are bound to lose when you decide to play games with the Devil as it turned out in the case of Adam’s wife, because by the time Satan ended the first game the Bible says, “And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat” [Genesis 3:6]. The Woman began to make confessions out of a mind of delusiveness. She was seeing things which were not there. Every act of sinfulness: greed, usurpation, prostitution, addiction, lies and the likes are engendered by a perception made so real to the intellect of the perceiver.

I do not see any rationale to support why Adam, her husband, would agree to die along with a deranged wife; and mankind had unabatedly degenerated in wanton stupidity that is remote controlled by satanic brainwashing. Of Adam, the Bible teaches, “And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression” (1Tim 2:14); so, what game did he get himself engaged in? Adam opened the doors of his mind to acquiesce to play the game of disobedience.

The noema that destroyed Cain was that of freedom – from Christ’s hegemony -, quite akin to what warped his mother – for the eating of the forbidden fruit would transform her into her husband’s lord (in the new world). The proof of Cain’s derailment was his flagrant disdain for God’s establishment. Like all who have neglected the reality of God’s nature, Cain did not want Christ. Lamech was also involved in the mind games. He was missioned to destroy the marriage institution. Lamech served Lucifer well. He was the first to marry two wives (the first, Adah means ‘ornament’, while the second, whose name was Zillah, means ‘shadow’) with an intention to kill and destroy marriage. Lamech, whose name means ‘destruction’ was the next murderer after his progenitor, thereby fulfilling satanic game of: steal, kill and destroy.

The evil game player comes into you uninvited –a true gate-crasher–; he is quite unlike God –a nice Gentleman. Any time you look at the opposite sex seductively or with a sexual intent, it is an invitation to play his game; be wise, you are not the one doing the thinking; shut him out! No esoteric cult is worth your initiation; it is only a game designed to mess up human lives. Lucifer hates mankind but he will never disclose this fact to any human connection. Ask the sincere initiates. Poor cultists!

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THE SIN QUESTION (1st Part)

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That which has cast man into his present existence of social putrefaction, and characterized by a perfidious proclivity towards the Creator, and which has always been fanned by the mendacity of the philosophy of the cosmos (championed by Godless philosophers) is the innocuous looking and sounding three-lettered ‘sin’.

Our erstwhile rectitude before God (when He used to perform a daily, “walking {towards us} in the cool of the day” (Genesis 3:8) has suffered such an unbelievable disintegration that has warped the very reasoning faculty of man. The gerund, ‘walking’, in the Hebrew, halak (haw-lak’): means figuratively, ‘life style’. Our sinless nature, at creationism, enabled fellowship with the LORD God. The Hebrew has ‘leruach haiyom’, i.e. ‘in the evening breeze’. God saw it fit to be with them everyday, probably at 6 p.m. (6 being the number of man).

It is the bane of the corruption constantly bedeviling man: sin. The Bible does not just unravel its genesis (and its constant gnawing effect) by way of information both to the repentant one and the stiff-necked, but it proffers an eternal relief from this bane.

The earliest allusion to it, by God (the Judge of it), is found in Genesis 2:17, “But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die”. In the twenty-fifth verse, “And they were both naked {the Hebrew word is: ‛arom (aw-rome’) BDB Definition: (naked, bare}, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed {bush (boosh) BDB Definition: ‘to put to shame, be ashamed, be disconcerted, be disappointed’}”; is an evidence of man’s inculpability seen. Verse seventeen is a warning of what will befall them ‘if’ they should enter into a spiritual aberrational act. A thousand earthly years is as of a heavenly day (2Peter 3:8), and because the pristine couple did taste of a spiritual evil before their thousandth earthly year, none, from Adam to the present age, has ever clocked 1,000 years. Sin, the harbinger of death, Romans 5:12. Sin, unresolved, leads to hell! What, therefore, do religious beliefs teach as the solution to the sin question?

Egypt, just like several African people, believes in life afterlife and makes preparations especially for her Pharaohs’ journey beyond. My own mother had a disturbing dream concerning her dead mother. The deceased was lacking so many things like clothing and food. A consultation with Ifa oracle revealed that those things were making her after life journey impossible. Solution? My mother had to perform sacrifices, using those needs of her dead mother as the sacrificial elements so that she would be able to make it to the paradise of heaven. The father of Ifa oracle is Orunmila, which means ‘heaven knows who will succeed’: adherents are in total darkness as far as the glory of heavenly bliss is concerned.

Adherents of Pure Land Buddhism, for example, rely upon the vow of Amitabha Buddha to bring to Sukhavati (the Pure Land, or Western Paradise) all who sincerely call upon his name. What rituals and elementals are involved in this religion of Buddha: for we know how diabolic in nature some sacrifices are? While belief in a heavenly afterlife became widespread in the Hellenistic Age (323–30 BCE), no single model predominated, but rather a profusion of images and schemes, including resurrection of the dead, immortality of the soul, and transformation into an angel or star. An incoherent form of belief breeds confusion (1Corinthians 14:33) and, moreover, becoming a star turns a soulish person into an inanimate being.

On the Day of Judgment, according to Islam heaven will be split asunder, the mountains will crumble to dust, the earth will give up its dead, and each person will undergo a final test. The righteous, with faces beaming, will pass the test easily, passing through hell with ease. . I have three verses from the Qur’an. Chapter 9:86, “And when a surah is revealed (which saith): Believe in Allah and strive along with His messenger, the men of wealth among them still ask leave of thee and say: Suffer us to be with those who sit (at home)”. What Mohammad taught here is that no matter how huge your financial contribution towards a military campaign is, if you decide not to take the sword, and partake, physically in a jihad (religious war) you will have yourself to blame in aljana (paradise of heaven). From AlAnbiya i.e. 21:108, “Say: It is only inspired in me that your Allah is One Allah. Will ye then surrender (unto Him)?” Verse 109, “But if they are averse, then say: I have warned you all alike, although I know not whether nigh or far is that which ye are promised”. The second statement or rather, question, of the 108th verse is what jihadists ask any who does not believe in Islam while the 109th is the warning of an impending death.

Islam does not, from these sound like a peaceful spiritual venture. Al-Fath is chapter 48, and verses 16-17 read, “Say unto those of the wandering Arabs who were left behind: Ye will be called against a folk of mighty prowess, to fight them until they surrender; and if ye obey, Allah will give you a fair reward; but if ye turn away as ye did turn away before, He will punish you with a painful doom.” The 17th, “There is no blame for the blind, nor is there blame for the lame, nor is there blame for the sick (that they go not forth to war). And whoso obeyeth Allah and His messenger, He will make him enter Gardens underneath which rivers flow; and whoso turneth back, him will He punish with a painful doom”.

The Qur’an is said to be the Last Testament, meaning that what it says is binding on all beings; it is God’s last religious commandment. Mohammad calls himself the last Prophet/Messenger of God in Qur’an 33:40. In the 37th verse God told him to prophesy the amorous feeling that HE, God, had put into his (Mohammed) heart towards Zainab, his own daughter-in-law, she being Zaid’s (his adopted son) wife, hence, a speedy divorce was arranged to add Zainab to the harem of Allah’s prophet. This prophet of Islam must be something big to be consulted in God’s decisions (Qur’an 33:36). If it teaches so much Islamic jihad killings and the Bible (75% of which makes the Qur’an) teaches reconciliation, where is the truth? We should not be shocked to read of dastard massacres of Al-Qaida, ISIS and Boko Haram (for they are the true, God fearing, Muslims). (to be continued)

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