God Takes us Where We Are – My Testimony

With this blog I hope to show you that most Christians grow into relationship with God. Not from God’s side, but from ours. Some are slower than most, like me. God loves all his children just as they are, but the thing that blocks us from him is the sin. Not so much on his part, although he hates sin, but ours. If we love the sin so much, we can’t see past it. If we love our earthly possessions, our over excess consumption of alcohol and drugs, gratification of self, we can’t Love God, we don’t have room for God. God needs all of our focus so we can grow in him. To follow God, we do so through Jesus as he is our only avenue to God as he died to wash away our sins. He took the world’s sin with him to the cross as a sacrificial lamb.

In my case I became a Christian in my 20’s…I should remember the date, but I don’t. I do, however, remember how I felt after I prayed the Salvation’s Prayer. I felt like I was in a bubble of protection. At the time I was attending a Pentecostal Church in Vancouver, BC. I never joined it and was never baptized. I made the prayer on my own in my own house, so I guess it’s a little different than if you convert in a church. My friend that was attending the same church also and a few others were praying over me to get me to speak in tongues, it never happened, I guess God had other plans for me. I later moved out of the area, and lost touch with them. I also lost touch with my walk with God. Not that I wasn’t a believer, but it’s different being a believer and being a true child of God. (But that’s jumping ahead) I went back to my sinful ways. Satan got his hooks into me; he doesn’t want any of his to be God’s. You see whether we know it or not, if you don’t choose God, the choice was made for you. There is no such thing as an atheist. (That’s a whole other can of worms)

I got married in the 80’s and got divorced in the 80’s. Went through some tough times. I was smoking about a pack and a half of cigarettes a day. Drinking a bit, but not much, had a pretty good job working as a Letter Carrier. Was getting a little crippled up after a couple of spills on slippery steps and was wondering if I’d make it to retirement.

Our family had a friend we knew when we lived in the US. She was quite disfigured from having polio as a child, but very intelligent. We used to talk for hours. She would come up for a visit to my mother’s place and I would see her there. Anyway, I was always curious about her church. It was really different than other Christian churches I’d heard of. I found we had one in the city I lived in, so I called the Pastor and he told me when the service was and so I built up the courage that week and went. I met the Pastor there; he was very nice. The Pastor invited me to a Potluck Luncheon they were having out at his place. The whole church was coming. It was outside as it was Summer.

I had been talking to my mother and she started the church in the town where she was living. The church I was attending had a stop smoking program that I took, and it was the first time I’d ever quit smoking so easily and I have never started again. It has been 33 years since I quit. I would recommend that program to anybody that asks. While I was attending the church, I was learning more and more about being a Christian, something I knew nothing about from the earlier years. As I grew in the church, they asked me about Baptism. I said I’d like to be Baptized and special arrangements were made as my mother was going to be Baptized also. Her pastor and herself, plus our special friend from Oregon all went up to Kamloops, BC and my mother and myself were Baptized at the Kamloops SDA Church. It was a very beautiful ceremony, when I think back, now that my mother has passed.

I stayed in Kamloops for another couple of years and decided, before I get too crippled up it was time to move. I moved to the Okanagan, left the Post Office and started a lawn and garden business for the Spring, Summer & Fall. In the Winter I got a job installing the great big Satellite dishes you used to see years ago.

I got married, this time to a Christian girl, who took my beliefs with a grain of salt as they were a bit different than hers and still are. Lol We had a rough start as we were set in our ways. She wasn’t married before, so she didn’t know some ‘guy things’ like guys don’t read instructions. We almost got a divorce putting up a screen tent on our first anniversary camping trip. Ok, ok, she got it up reading the directions. Man, she’s always right. Lol

One thing that seems to happen to me anyway is I get too distracted, and someone gets put on the backburner. Well, I did it again. God was put on the backburner and forgotten about. I didn’t get quite as bad as I was before, except I stopped going to church. I only went occasionally if that…my life got in the way. I owned different businesses over the years, those take up time, when you get home you park in front of the TV, eat dinner and then the next day you do it all over. Then retirement came and you figure you have all the time in the world. I can’t remember being so busy as when I first retired. Where did I find the time?

My mother passed in Dec of 2018, and I promised my wife that we’d move to Alberta closer to her siblings. What was I thinking, it’s cold over there! Well, we’re here and we’re actually enjoying it. I think it was around the illness before my mother passed, that I was thinking of my walk with God and how neglectful I’d been. Looking back at my life and all the stupid idiotic stunts I’ve pulled and didn’t die; I figure God must have something special for me. I better not blow it after all he has been extremely patient with me. More-so than any human would be, that’s for sure. All this wasted time and I’m finally finding out what it is truly like to be a Child of God.

Since I didn’t feel like going back to the Adventist Church, not for anything in particular. The people were very nice, but I wanted my walk with God to be truly focused on him. When I got into the Adventist church before I was being lazy. I wasn’t studying enough, and it got to the point where I was just ‘going to church’. I really wanted to know God on my own, so once we were settled in Alberta the Holy Spirit inspired me to start writing this blog. One thing I’ve noticed since I’ve started doing this blog is I’m studying more. Mm tricky, lol.

I still am a sabbath keeper and don’t eat “unclean meats”, which in itself can be tricky this day and age. There’s pork in everything… sometimes even when you buy hamburger it’s mixed beef and pork. (Have to read the labels) My wife has pretty well gotten used to that when she cooks. She doesn’t like me to cook too often as I destroy the kitchen and for some reason, she grabs the saltshaker before she even tries eating anything I’ve cooked.

One nice thing about YouTube is you can watch sermons from different churches all over the world. I watch videos from all different kinds of Protestant pastors. I sometimes miss fellowshipping, although with Covid-19 everyone is in the same situation. Last week I went to a nearby SDA church to see what it was like. I really enjoyed the service, although with any small-town pastors cover other churches in rotation. The pastor for the church I was at, was speaking in a church an hour away, so they streamed his sermon.

I would consider going to a Sunday worshipping church also for the fellowship of other Christians. There are many God loving Christians in the World from all kinds of churches even Catholic churches. When we consider we’ll be in heaven soon enough, we’ll have eternity to talk about our differences in belief or you can ask the author of the Bible. While on this earth, our time is limited, so seek the Lord with all your heart, mind and soul.

Sticks and Stones will Break my Bones…

So, I don’t know if you read my blog “Are you Red Pilled”, or not, this particular one delves in a whole lot deeper. I’d say going back to about the 1st century. It might be totally unbelievable to you, in fact to the point of you throwing those, “sticks and stones” at me, hence the title.

In quite a few of my blog posts the underlying theme is “things are not what they seem”. Satan has been manipulating this world since he was cast down here with his fallen angels. Rev 12:9 He didn’t stop with Adam and Eve. One of the biggest changes he has done has to do with…argh I don’t want to say. Words do hurt me.

Well let me put Hebrews 4 in here and maybe you’ll get what I’m about to tell you.

Hebrews 4:1-16
1 Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.

3 For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.

4 For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.

5 And in this place again, If they shall enter into my rest.

6 Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:

7 Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.

8 For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.

9 There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.

10 For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.

11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.

12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.

14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.

15 For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.

That’s right I’m talking about Sabbath or Shabbat (from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday). You see God made the Sabbath, the day of rest and man through Satan changed it. Constantine changed it when he wanted to become a Christian Church from his Sol worshipping Church that worshipped on Sunday. In the Pagan Roman Catholic Church, you see halos on pictures and statues, some say they assimilated the artistry from the religion of Sol Invictus into the Christian Church.

By now some of you are saying this is an old mosaic law that was done away with, and you can give me text after text in the Bible that will show that it was. Sunday worship has been around for centuries. Only the Jewish people and few other churches rest on Saturdays. A lot of the Jewish people aren’t even Christians and the other churches that rest on Saturdays are all cults.

What’s Mosaic about this…
Genesis 2:2-3
2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.

3 And God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

And Hebrews 4 above. If God rested on the seventh day, what right does man have to change the day. Afterall it is the 4th Commandment; it must be important. Sure, we can attend church any day of the week, sure we can worship God any day of the week, but the Day of Rest is just that. You don’t go to church and then go shopping afterwards, go do your daily chores (unless you’re a farmer) or mow the lawn. It’s a day to spend fellowshipping, worshipping the Lord, praying, visiting shut-ins, meditating and or resting.

Some say it was changed before Constantine, but the important point is God didn’t change it. If he wanted it changed, he wouldn’t “pussy-foot around” it he would say. Just like he said it in the Old Testament, and he said it in the New Testament. God Rested on The Seventh Day!

If you would like another reference other than the Bible, check Wikipedia – Sabbath in Christianity

Leave your comments below and your sticks and stones, might make a nice fence. Wood is way too expensive.

Hiding in the Open

I don’t usually like basing a blog on someone else’s information, but I feel this is too important to leave alone. I’ve heard some of these things before, but not with the group that will be explained in the video. This blog is time crucial as when the YouTube video gets pulled (and it probably will) I’ll likely have to take down this article as it won’t say much.

I must warn you in advance this video is over 5 hours long and if you watch it all the way through you may not view the world in quite the same way as you do now. If you are comfortable in your Laodicean ways, as Christians, you maybe shouldn’t watch this video. Please do your own research as with anything out in social media. Just because I’ve posted it here, it doesn’t mean it’s all true and I believe it to be so, but if you are prepared and you notice things happening in the world that seem to follow some of what he’s saying you won’t be caught off-guard

The Big “V”

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything…I have no excuses; I just need to take the time.

Well, I got my first vaccine shot last week and other than growing two fangs, a nice shade of green skin and growing extra long hair on my big toes, not many side effects. Lol I don’t seem to have nano-technology coursing through my veins, or the “mark of the beast” embellished on my forehead or hand (of course in order for there to be a “mark of the beast” there has to be a beast or beast power and before the beast the anti-christ has to come. Plus, the “mark of a Beast” is a choice”, you can choose not to take it.) You can’t put the “cart before the horse.” I’m not necessarily saying the vaccine is safe, any chemical you have to put into your body to protect you from something your body can’t naturally produce is suspect in my books, but if it gets us through this Covid-19 crisis, and I hope it does, I’ll try it.

I just would like to make a note to those of you expecting Jesus to come soon, please don’t, I beg you, please don’t expect him to come first. The Anti-Christ will be first on the scene and reign for 3 ½ years before Christ comes and many Christians will be fooled. Don’t ever think Satan is foolish or weak he will disguise the Anti-Christ as Jesus. Keep close to the Lord during these times.

Matthew 24:5

“For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.”

2 Thessalonians 2:1-13

1Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him,

2That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.

3Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;

4Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

5Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?

6And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time.

7For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.

8And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

9Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

10And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

11And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

12That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.

13But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

1 John Chapter 4:1-3

1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:

3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

Buying your way into Heaven

Can you buy you way into Heaven? Many have tried. Giving millions to charities, sponsoring children’s groups, feeding the starving, volunteering their time and money for WHO for example and other great organizations that are out there for the benefit for mankind.  Does that help get them into Heaven? How about going to church every week and never missing, and paying their tithe, but for that requiring some say in how the church is run?

Mark 10:25 – It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

The simple answer is no. You can’t buy a ticket, cut in line, assume that giving millions to help people will get you into heaven. God knows your mind; He knows your ulterior motives. Sure, it’s good to give to the poor, better yet, help the poor…fix a meal, help with their needs, volunteer in your community… give of yourself. There is only one way to get into Heaven and that’s through Jesus Christ our Savior and he paid the price already. He can’t be bought.

John 3:16 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.

Taking small bites and chewing well helps the digestion

Taking small bites and chewing well helps the digestion and so it is with being a Christian. There will come a time in your life when you realize you need Jesus. The Holy Spirit may convict you of a Sin or there is a crisis in your life that you can’t cope with. I really hope that you have not met, in your life, these “religious types of people” that have given you a bad view of what Christianity is all about and in turn slanted your views of us. Christianity is about an important personal relationship that you have with God the Father, Jesus the Son and the Holy Spirit (the Trinity of God), and is not about giving money to a church so you can be healed or not even giving money to a church pastor so he can live in a million-dollar mansion, that’s criminal, not even religious. I don’t mean to be judgmental here, but I’ve seen both sides of the coin, there are those in it for what they can get out of it and there are those truly beautiful Christians. Unfortunately, sometimes the latter get duped by the crooks, just like out in the world. The crooks though are “dressed in Sheep’s Clothing” and appear to be Pastors seem to have been able to build their castles on this earth …mmmm I wonder who they are minions of.

The other side of this are the Christian churches. If Christian Churches all believed the same thing and they agreed with the Bible, then that would be great. Unfortunately, (seems to be my favourite word) each Christian church does not believe the Bible the same way other than of course, most of the protestant churches broke away from the Catholic church or other Protestant churches at one time in their creation… Baptists, Lutheran, Pentecostal, Seventh-day Adventist, Anglican, etc. Hence the reason why we have so many different churches believing in Jesus, with each church believing that they are the ones with the truth and all the others are wrong or misguided. You can imagine the chaos when we get to heaven… lol. Well I don’t look at it that way. I don’t figure you’re going to heaven based on what church you go to or not. You’re going to heaven based on your relationship to God, whether you strived to be perfect, strived to not sin and strived to Love your neighbour and your enemy as yourself, plus you strived to follow the 10 Commandments. Notice I said STRIVE. If you fall short, ask God for forgiveness and strive again. You need to actually try to not sin, especially if there’s one particular sin you seem to always do. Ask the Holy Spirit for help as he’s always with you to stay on track. God knows we aren’t perfect, but Jesus was and with the Holy Spirit on our team, how can we fail?

To seek God, take baby steps, pray to God, the Holy Spirit will guide you. If you “Google it” you’ll likely be getting advice from Satan. Pick up a Bible or use the online one linked on my home page. If you have a good friend that goes to church, ask to go with them. If you are uncomfortable there, look for another church…email me, I know of some different churches. Most churches take a Tithe for upkeep of the church and some churches have to pay the Pastors wages, if it’s a small church, that’s a normal request and actually it’s biblical to give a 10th of your earnings to God. Guests can give what they like it’s up to them. When healing is done in church it should be done as Jesus did it, no big show, no big event, it was done quietly and humbly. He charged nothing for the service, he was our example as how we should treat our fellow man. God be with you.

The Ten Plus Commandments

Now this is a “rabbit hole”, especially these days, but really its not…the Bible hasn’t changed. Some churches or scholars have changed some meanings of the Bible by picking a verse or verses out of context to conveniently alter the Bible’s meaning for their sake. Below is the King James Bible version of the whole of the Ten Commandments. They are written in multiple verses, as you can see, as they are in the Bible, but some of the verses pertain to the same commandment. Some churches these days don’t believe in following the Old Testament and just sticking to the New Testament. Probably so they don’t have to follow the Ten Commandments… well, that’s a whole other topic. The Ten Commandments were written on stone by the finger of God. Stone or rock has a special significance in the Bible as in its forever.

Jesus is our Rock and came, partly to show us how to live by and follow the 10 Commandments, not to destroy them. He wants us to follow his example on how to live a Godly life. Would his Father be proud of him if he destroyed what his Father Created? “Fulfil” doesn’t mean to do away with, in fact Jesus added to the 10 Commandments by magnifying their meaning, plus he gave us additional Commandments to follow, which I’ll talk about later. The power that Jesus had on earth for healing, teaching, calming the seas and yes even raising the dead, were powers he was given by faith through fasting and prayer.

2 Samuel 22:1-2 1“And David spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD had delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies, and out of the hand of Saul:” 2“And he said, The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer;”

Matthew 5:17-19
17“Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.”
18For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
19Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

So, when I say Jesus expounded the 10 Commandments, he magnified their meaning as in the case of, “Thou should not Kill”. He told us that if we were angry at someone without just cause, that we are in danger of the same judgement. (Matthew 5:21-26) Another commandment he brought in a clearer focus was, “Do not commit Adultery”. The act of committing adultery wasn’t the only way of committing the sin but looking at a woman with lust in your heart was the same as committing the sin. (Matthew 5:27-28)

The additional commandments Jesus talks about are swearing oaths to God contractually …this was done more often during olden days, but still can be done today. If done it’s not to be taken lightly or can the oath be broken. Another commandment Jesus wants us to follow is to not retaliate if someone were to strike us… to “offer the other cheek”. To not resist the evil done to us but to show it goodness. That if we are sued to give them more than they asked for, to Love both our neighbours and our enemies. That we need to strive to be Perfect as our Father is Perfect.

God laid out a perfect plan for us to follow, a simple plan with only a few rules, nothing like the laws we have to follow in the lands we live. He told us what he expected of us and what we would get in return. The Commandments show us that God is Love and their purpose is to guide us to be that same Love to our neighbours, and to all of mankind.

Matthew 5:21-48
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:

22But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

23Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee;

24Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.

25Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.

26Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.

27Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery:

28But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

29And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

30And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

31It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:

32But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.

33Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:

34But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God’s throne:

35Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.

36Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black.

37But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.

38Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

39But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

40And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.

41And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.

42Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

43Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.

44But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

45That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

46For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

47And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?

48Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

The 10 Commandments – King James Version

Exodus 20:1-17

1And God spake all these words, saying,

2I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

3Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

4Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:

5Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;

6And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

7Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

8Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

9Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:

10But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:

11For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.

12Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

13Thou shalt not kill.

14Thou shalt not commit adultery.

15Thou shalt not steal.

16Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

17Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.

A Face to Face with one of Satan’s Minions

I’m really not a dark and gloomy guy. This is not me usually, to be so pessimistic about things… two blogs in a row about dark subjects. This blog is actually part of the one before it, in that when a small innocent victim has been attacked by a hideous creature, some of that innocence has been replaced by it. Especially if they had been with it for a period of time. When I say, “A Face to Face with one of Satan’s Minions” in the title, I’m not talking about the couple that perpetrated this horrible offence, because I had no clue how 2-faced they were. I was talking about the victim.

A family member had passed, and my wife and I were talking about family things with this family member. It was like a switch went off in them. The conversation was low key and then, bang they were spewing all kinds of anger and hate towards us, yelling at the top of their lungs, calling my wife the cruelest of names and then they left. I heard the voice of Satan within them, condemning us. Normally I would of thought stress of the situation, but this was different. This was ugly.

I tried to keep in contact with them, but their conversations were guarded and short and after a couple of months they started remembering their past. The abuses perpetrated by this couple on them. Just bits and pieces at a time, but more and more as time went by. They still haven’t remembered it all.

Our relationship is very good now in that we’ve been able to talk about this, it certainly explained a lot of the turmoil they went through when growing up. That’s a lot for a young person to carry, thank God they are a Christian in that they can give a lot of those burdens to God. Whether they can forgive the couple, well time will tell, its going to be a tough one to call and require a great deal of prayer on they’re part and mine.

Matthew 18:6

“But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.”

… but deliver us from Evil, For Thine is the Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory for Ever, Amen

When someone sins against us we want justice. That’s what the police and court system is for in the country we live in. As far as the person that committed the sin against us… it may not be right away, but God wants us to forgive them. I believe it’s a way for us to heal. It doesn’t mean they got away from what they did, because God is the final Judge. God forgives our sins, when we forgive those that have sinned against us. When you think about it, everyone has sinned against God and sin separates us from God. He wants us to come to him humbly with no baggage.

Matthew 5:39 “But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.”

The same thing applies when someone sins against a member of your family, but for me not so easily. Can I forgive a couple of Satan’s minions that told my family member that they were the evil ones the Bible talks about…?  Can God forgive Satan? Of course, I realize this couple was possessed and I would be forgiving them and not Satan’s minions. You see Satan is Sin. He needs mankind to follow him to bolster his ranks and show God he’s better than him. Before the war in heaven, he was bolstering his ranks with the angels and turning them against God.

Isaiah 14:13-14

“For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:”

14 “I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.”

Revelation 12:7-9

7And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

8And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.

9And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

This couple I was talking about were friends of mine, church goers and held a place of trust within the church. They also had a deep dark secret that I didn’t find out about until recently. When I said I was “red pilled” in an earlier blog, it wasn’t that I was awoken from the “deep state” of political power going on, no, I was awoken from the “deep state of Sin” that’s raising havoc in our world. Satan has his finger in all kinds of dishes, and he has us chasing our tails.

Forgiveness is a hard pill to swallow, but we must. We just have to realize where sin comes from… who’s the father of Sin. The people that have done wrong to us were weak and allowed him in their lives. We’ve all been there to some degree. Sin is Sin. Maybe they reached the bottom and instead of turning to God they turned to Satan, it’s all choices, but if you’re weaken due to an addiction to sin those choices may not be what we see as rational.

My advice is watching the behavior of your kids and don’t just think its normal for them to lock themselves in their room to play video games. If they seem to have an irrational fear of going to school, they could be getting bullied or worse. Listen to them or find someone that will. Don’t send them to a child psychologist that’ll diagnose them with ADHD or something else, to feed them pills they don’t need, when they didn’t show any signs of problems before. In my case the family member’s life was threatened and so was his families so he told no one. In fact, he locked it away in his brain until he started remembering it in his late 30’s. Can you imagine? All the anger he carried, and he didn’t know why. Don’t believe your kids are perfectly safe in places where they should be perfectly safe including schools, daycares, churches, church schools, scouts, boys and girls’ clubs or even with a family member. Even though most of the organizations scrutinise the people that work for them, if they haven’t been caught yet, they won’t have a record.

If you’re a Christian pray that the Holy Spirit will guide you through this. It weighs very heavy on my heart. I wish I was more aware at the time that this was going on. I was in total shock when I was told about this couple. They had a child of their own. For yourselves talk to your doctor if you suspect anything…he can examine them or talk to them. If it is caught early enough, maybe the trauma will heal in the child before they reach adulthood. Don’t be embarrassed about it or make your child feel that it’s their fault, they need to talk to you.

Lord, please grant us peace during these troubling times. We lift up our children to you Lord and ask that you protect them with your angels. We pray that Satan be rebuked from our home and family’s life in Jesus’ name and pray for guidance of the Holy Spirit to guide us as we go about our lives in Jesus wonderful name, Amen!