And the Spirit & the bride say, come.... Reveaaltion 22:17

And the Spirit & the bride say, come.... Reveaaltion 22:17
And the Spirit & the bride say, come...Revelation 22:17 - May We One Day Bow Down In The DUST At HIS FEET ...... {click on blog TITLE at top to refresh page}

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Health Note - Good for Eyes

I wish above all things that thou in health,..
3 John 1:2

"Bell peppers give you the most vitamin C per calorie. That's good for the blood vessels in your eyes, and science suggests it could lower your risk of getting cataracts.  Heat will break down vitamin C, so go raw when you can. Brightly colored peppers also pack eye-friendly vitamins A and E.

An ounce of seeds or almonds has half the amount of vitamin E the USDA recommends for adults each day. A large study found that vitamin E, together with other nutrients, can help slow age-related macular degeneration (AMD) from getting worse.

Kale, spinach, and collard greens, for example, are rich in both vitamins C and E. They also have the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. These plant-based forms of vitamin A lower your risk of long-term eye diseases, including AMD and cataracts.

Your body can't make lutein and zeaxanthin, but you can get them from squash all year long. Summer squash also has vitamin C and zinc. The winter kind will give you vitamins A and C as well as omega-3 fatty acids, too." WebMD

Revelation 10 Sermon SERIES by Stephen Bohr

Revelation 10 Sermon SERIES
(by Stephen Bohr)
And he had in his hand a little book open:
 and he set his right foot upon the sea,
and his left foot on the earth,
Revelation 10:2
The Mighty Angel from Heaven
Revelation 10 Oath
Revelation 10 pt.2
Living in the Day of Atonement

Fallow Ground

For thus saith the LORD to the men of Judah and Jerusalem,
Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns.
Jeremiah 4:3

"Fallow ground is ground that has been plowed and readied for sowing but then is withheld and allowed to lie useless and unproductive.

God, through His prophet, had to rebuke His people not only because they had left their prepared ground unused, but because they were actually sowing their seed on thorn-choked ground. That is, they were turning to idols and forsaking God.

The word “fallow” occurs one other time in the Bible and to the same effect: “Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you” (Hosea 10:12).

Now, if the ancient Israelites had much unfruitful fallow ground in their lives, many modern Christians are still more blameworthy, for we have far greater opportunities and privileges than the people of ancient Israel.

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting” (Galatians 6:7-8)." HMM

Papal Notes - Francis getting some "Exercise"

" Pope Francis and members of the Vatican Curia travelled on Sunday afternoon to the "Casa del Divin Maestro,” a retreat center in Ariccia, located in the Alban hills just outside Rome. They are taking part in the week-long Curial Spiritual Exercises.
Each day will include moments of prayer, meditation, and Eucharistic adoration."

"Eucharistic adoration may be done both when the Eucharist is exposed for viewing and when it is not...."The exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, for which either a monstrance or a ciborium may be used, stimulates the faithful to an awareness of the marvelous presence of Christ and is an invitation to spiritual communion with Him. It is therefore an excellent encouragement to offer Him that
worship in spirit and truth which is His due"........wikipedia
As for "Eucharistic adoration"....
Thou 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: Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them:
Exodus 20:4,5

Refuting Koresh on the 7 Seals SERIES: Seal 3

This series is designed to show that Koresh's main claim to prophetic fame (his 7 seals interpretations) are Heretical. Apparently there was a miniseries about Koresh made recently which is creating a bit of a Koresh buzz/interest out there...So this is to demonstrate to those who want to link him to Adventism that he wasn't teaching Adventism (which happened to me once when I wasn't expecting it while working at a pizza joint). Sort of my own "miniseries".
"The key to this seal is Hosea 3; 12:7. In this seal there is a merchant offering something. That
something,* according to Koresh, has to do with paying for a marriage (Hosea 3). This deal has a very high price which does not seem fair to the ways of man, thus the merchant has "deceitful scales" (Hosea 12:7) and appears to be charging an outrageous price (Revelation 6:5-6). This is also the topic of the parable of the Pearl of Great Price (Matthew 13:45-46). *What is offered is the first Seal (the marriage of the Lamb). The alternative is the second Seal. This merchant offers the Seven Seals, but one must be willing to pay a very high price. The price is one's self, which leads into the fourth seal, Death (Revelation 6:7-8)." WF
An Adventist RESPONSE:
*The scales in the seal has to do with the phase of church history selling out to the world by compromise--thereby bringing in paganism. THERE IS NOTHING IN THE SEAL REFEREING TO MARRIAGE.
*There is NOTHING in the texts of the seals to indicate they go back & forth....they flow in a specific, prophetic order...
ONCE AGAIN we see confused reckoning of the seals by Koresh....his "PRIVATE" interpretation...
Knowing this first,
that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
2 Peter 1:20
*His private interpretation led to this NONSENSE of the seals flowing backward & forward

Creation Moment 2/20/2018 - Darwin Fish

"The Darwin Fish scientific method: Draw a fish. Draw legs on it to mock Christians who use it as a symbol. Then furiously hunt for evidence that a fish with feet existed.

Darwinians believe that fish crawled out onto land—their fins becoming pentadactyl limbs—then returned back to the sea multiple times in the form of ichthyosaurs, pinnipeds and whales.
The belief came prior to any evidence for fish with feet, because Darwin complained about the lack of transitional forms in his Origin of Species. He knew that most species appear abruptly in the rocks, and that his needed transitional forms were not found: “Geology assuredly does not reveal any such finely graduated organic chain; and this, perhaps, is the most obvious and gravest objection which can be urged against my theory,” he said (Origin 6th ed., p. 280). He did not, therefore, even speculate about how fish evolved into land creatures, although he hoped that transitional fossils would turn up some day.
After Darwin, various ‘transitional’ fish with bony fins were subsequently proposed and deposed, but Darwinians didn’t become excited until Neil Shubin’s Tiktaalik fossil....Tiktaalik, though, was discovered long after the ‘Darwin Fish’ symbol had become a cultural icon on bumper stickers and office doors." CEH
.... and after that I have spoken, mock on. Job 21:3

Monday, February 19, 2018

Jeremiah 2:2 Wake Up Call

Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying,
Thus says the LORD: I
 remember you, the kindness of your youth,
the love of your espousals,
when you went after me in the wilderness,
in a land that was not sown.
Jeremiah 2:2

"This was the word of Jehovah to his ancient people; he remembered the faithfulness and earnestness of Israel when the nation was first born,....Some of us were converted to God when we were very young, and we look back with pleasure on our early days. But, whether we look back on them with pleasure or not, God does so, and he says, “I remember you, the kindness of your youth, the love of your espousals.”
Why does God remember and prize so highly the early piety of his people, their first faith, their first love, their first zeal?

I think that it is,
*first, because all these were his own work.
*God also remembers with pleasure those best things in his people’s early days because they gave him great delight at the time. It seems a strange thing to say, but it is strangely yet blessedly true, that it gave God great pleasure to see us repent. Those first tears, which we tried to brush away secretly, were so precious to the Lord that he stored them away in his bottle.
*Besides this, the Lord so remembers the best things of our early days that he recounts them.
*Now, to show how strong the Lord’s memory is of all that was good in his people at their beginnings, he gives a detailed account of it. He says, “I remember you, the kindness of your youth.”
*Then the Lord adds, “I remember you, … the love of your espousals.” Oh, some of us loved God very fervently in our early days!
*GOD REMEMBERS WITH A GRACIOUS PURPOSE THE BEST THINGS OF OUR EARLY DAYS. He remembers them so that he may make use of and honor us in our later days. Do not neglect the least thing that you see to be in the Scriptures; but determine to follow the Lord fully. If you do that, you will be the kind of man that God will use; there are plenty of young men who are pliant as the willow, they will bend to anything and anyone;
*I believe that the Lord also remembers what we do in our youthful love and kindness, so that he may sustain us in the time of trouble. I especially think that this must be true in the time of old age. That is a sweet prayer of David, in the seventy-first Psalm, Oh God, you have taught me from my youth: and so far I have declared your wondrous works. Now also, when I am old and grey-headed, oh God, do not forsake me.
*Oh, come back! I charge you, by the living God, return to the place from which you have gone astray. Do you not owe more to God now than you did then?
*For, look, you have already slipped a long way down. Why, looking up, I can hardly see how high you used to be; you were so near heaven’s gate, and you have come down, oh, so far!
---What faults do you have to find with God, that you have left him?
---What fault have you seen in the ever-blessed Christ, that your love for him should have grown cold?"
Charles Spurgeon

Evidence for "fountains of the great deep"?

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month,
 the seventeenth day of the month,
the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up,
and the windows of heaven were opened.
Genesis 7:11

"Two recent articles in Nature Geoscience may provide important validations of the global Flood. Did researchers find evidence of the “fountains of the great deep” that started the deluge?
Timothy Paulsen, from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and co-authors from Michigan Technological University and ETH Zurich, found evidence of a spike in volcanic activity and a rapid release of massive amounts of carbon dioxide just prior to the deposition of Cambrian rock layers.

Cambrian rocks are considered by many creation geologists to represent the first extensive Flood deposits. Cambrian sediments are the bottom-most layer in the Sauk megasequence and contain fossils of the so-called Cambrian Explosion—the first sediments with prolific numbers of hard-shelled organisms.

Paulsen and his colleagues conducted trace element analysis on zircon crystals from Antarctica and compared them to previous studies of global magmatism. They determined there is evidence of a massive outpouring of carbon dioxide and associated volcanic activity just before the deposition of the Sauk megasequence in a system called the Ediacaran. The Ediacaran is what secularists call the latest Precambrian or Neoproterozoic.
In another paper in the same issue of Nature Geoscience, Sascha Brune, and co-authors report:
CO2 behaves as an incompatible element and is readily transported to shallow crustal levels during melt migration. Although a certain fraction is released to the atmosphere during volcanic eruptions, recent studies indicate that much higher CO2 release occurs due to circulation of hydrothermal fluids and degassing along normal faults without eruptive volcanism.”
These scientists claim that spikes in CO2 are associated with continental rifting that produces normal faults and conduits for hydrothermal minerals like copper.

In North America, there is ample evidence of pre-Sauk volcanism and rifting down the middle of the continent—the Midcontinent Rift. Here, the pre-Sauk produced a tremendous outpouring of basaltic lava that split open central North America. This north-south fracture extends over 1,800 miles across what is now Lake Superior all the way to Kansas, and produced nearly 500,000 cubic miles of lava.

 The Midcontinent Rift contains far more than lava flows—over 11 billion pounds of copper were mined from the Rift in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula alone. Tremendous volumes of superheated groundwater (~430ºF, or 220ºC) followed the eruption of lava and placed the huge copper deposits within the flows.

So, whether by increased volcanic activity or increased hydrothermal activity, there appears to be significant evidence of a spike in global volcanic action and associated rifting prior to the deposition of the Sauk megasequence. Could this be evidence of the breaking up of the “fountains of the great deep” mentioned in Genesis 7:11?" ICR

IN the NEWS - Bermuda brings some sanity back

"The British government will not block a new law abolishing gay marriage in Bermuda, Prime Minister Theresa May has said.
The British territory redefined marriage after a court ruling in May last year. However, a new law, which only permits gay couples to form ‘domestic partnerships’, was approved on February 14, over-ruling the court decision.

The UK government has the power to block the change in Bermuda, but Prime Minister Theresa May said that although she was “seriously disappointed” by the reversal, the UK’s relationship with overseas territories was based on “respect”.
Bermuda’s minister of home affairs, Walton Brown, stated that many Bermudans are against gay marriage. He said: “The act is intended to strike a fair balance between two currently irreconcilable groups in Bermuda, by restating that marriage must be between a male and a female”.CH
... male and female created he them.
Genesis 1:27

Refuting Koresh on the 7 Seals SERIES: Seal 2

This series is designed to show that Koresh's main claim to prophetic fame (his 7 seals interpretations) are Heretical. Apparently there was a miniseries about Koresh made recently which is creating a bit of a Koresh buzz/interest out there...So this is to demonstrate to those who want to link him to Adventism that he wasn't teaching Adventism (which happened to me once when I wasn't expecting it while working at a pizza joint). Sort of my own "miniseries".
"The key to the second seal (Revelation 6:3-4) is found in Zechariah 1:8-11 and 6:1-8 and is also
depicted in such places as Ezekiel 9 and Revelation 7 and Revelation 19. *In this seal, God makes war with man and kills all who do not have the seal (those who have rejected Koresh's message) (Revelation 7 and Ezekiel 9)." WF
An Adventist RESPONSE:
*CLEARLY Koresh is WRONG just based on the premise that HE is what it is centered on as the 2nd messiah who has a private interpretation and hence that God makes war on those who oppose Koresh's message. I'm pretty sure ALL Christendom would agree with me on that. His PREMISE of being a 2nd messiah should be enough to SHATTER HIS TEACHING TO IT'S CORE....
But there were false prophets also among the people,
even as there shall be false teachers among you,
who privily shall bring in damnable heresies,
even denying the Lord that bought them,
and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
2 Peter 2:1
This self proclaimed 2nd messiah
*was a FALSE Teacher
*Brought in Damnable Heresies (LITERALLY)
*Denied the only Christ by declaring himself to be another Christ
*Brought swift destruction upon himself and on others

Creation Moment 2/19/2018 - MACS2129-1

...he made the stars also. Genesis 1:16
"Gravity from an in-between cluster of galaxies effectively magnified (by a factor of 4.6) the light from MACS2129-1. This natural magnification distorted, but enlarged, the galaxy’s image enough to reveal its mixture of unexpected features.

This galaxy rotates like a spiral galaxy, even though it has few blue stars that typify spiral galaxies. Since secular physicists assume a billions-of-years-old universe, they attribute short-lived blue stars to recent, natural formation—but so far no one has actually observed star formation. In contrast, Genesis one says that God made the stars on Day four then finished crafting the world a few days later.
Elliptical galaxies typically have very few blue stars, whereas the arms of spiral galaxies tend to have many. So scientists who believe in active star formation assume that few stars form in rounded, elliptical, non-blue galaxies. Toft told the Niels Bohr Institute News, “Here [in elliptical galaxies] the stars seem to be all over the place, to move in all directions. And that was what we expected to find when we took a closer look at MACS2129-1.” But instead they found a first: A spiral galaxy with virtually no blue stars—a “dead” galaxy.
And this dead galaxy spins strangely fast. The team showed evidence that when compared to our Milky Way galaxy, MACS2129-1 has three times the mass, half the size, and yet spins more than twice as fast at over 500 km per second.
How could the same set of natural circumstances produce such radically different galaxies?
 Niels Bohr Institute News said, “The finding is remarkable, as this pattern of stellar rotation in a dead galaxy strongly contradicts prevalent astrophysical theory regarding the formation of elliptical-shaped galaxies shortly after the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago.”
How often have astronomical discoveries strongly contradicted prevalent astrophysical (read: stellar evolutionary) theory? Simply peruse articles listed on the ICR topic page, The Universe Was Created Powerfully to see just a few of the many observations that keep contradicting secular theories about outer space." ICR

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Gleanings from 1 Peter 1:2

Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father,
through sanctification of the Spirit,
* unto obedience (Sanctification)
* and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: (Justification)
1 Peter 1:2

Nimrod's Name

Cush fathered Nimrod.
1 Chronicles 1:10
"First, what does the name Nimrod mean? It comes from the
Hebrew verb marad, meaning "rebel." Adding an "n" before the "m" it becomes an infinitive construct, "Nimrod." (see Kautzsch 1910: 137 2b; also BDB 1962: 597). The meaning then is "The Rebel."
Archaeologist David Livingston 

UNMASKING THE WOLF Documentary (Houteff)

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing,..
Matthew 7:15

Victor what did you do???...what have you wrought???
Unmasking the HERESY / ERROR's of Victor Houteff & the Shepherds Rod movement which led to the Branch Davidians. Some things of interest include his writing about a kingdom of God on earth BEFORE the close of probation in Palestine, "aliens" being used as workers, bankers still plying their trade and that Adam, Eve, E.G.W. & others would be resurrected before the close of probation to minister to the world...smacks of JW's who taught something similar (that the patriarchs such as Abraham would be resurrected before the 2nd Advent to preach)...NONE of this is taught by Adventists. Sounds more like he borrowed a little from post millennialism (taught by other denominations), Jehovah Witnesses & a little scientology before scientology...

Refuting Koresh on the 7 Seals SERIES: Seal 1

This series is designed to show that Koresh's main claim to prophetic fame (his 7 seals interpretations) are Heretical. Apparently there was a miniseries about Koresh made recently which is creating a bit of a Koresh buzz/interest out there...So this is to demonstrate to those who want to link him to Adventism that he wasn't teaching Adventism (which happened to me once when I wasn't expecting it while working at a pizza joint). Sort of my own "miniseries".
"The first seal (Revelation 6:1-2) according to Koresh, *is The Marriage of the Lamb.
Koresh said the key to this seal is Psalm 45 and is the same event as Revelation 19. Koresh taught that this seal depicts the marriage of the Lamb to the Holy Spirit ("Eden to Eden," Seven Seals Manuscript). He derived this concept from the teachings of his predecessors.
A Literal PAWN of Lucifer
*Lois Roden taught that the woman in Revelation 12:1 was Eve and that she was created in the image of the Holy Spirit. Therefore, the woman of Revelation 12:1 also represents the Holy Spirit (By His Spirit... "Behold Thy Mother," p. 6).
*She further identified the Holy Spirit as the "bride" of Revelation 19 (Ibid., pp. 7-8).
Victor Houteff, founder of the Davidians Seventh-Day Adventist Association, *taught that the man on the white horse in Revelation 6:2 was Adam (Tract 15, pp. 39-41). Now Christ is the second Adam. This individual is then wedded to Eve (Revelation 19:7-11).
The Marriage of the Lamb, then, is revealing that Koresh is obtaining unity with the Godhead. Those with him in Revelation 19:14 are also on white horses and also dressed in marriage garments. So, they must be about to obtain unity with the Godhead too. *Thus the first seal, the marriage of the Lamb, reveals that those who believe that David Koresh is the Christ and accept the Seven Seals will obtain unity with the Godhead." WF
An Adventist RESPONSE:
1- The 1st seal is about the early days of the church going out to spread the message of the Gospel. They ride upon a white horse because it was Christianity in it's purer form.
2- Nowhere does Scripture teach that Eve was created in the image of the Holy Spirit. Scripture tells us Adam was created in the image of God and that Eve was made out the bone of Adam.
3- The bride of Revelation is God's Church of His true believers in the end...made up of both Adventists and non-Adventists who resist caving to the mark of the beast.
4- Talk about TWISTING Scripture! Christ is the 2nd Adam in the sense that He lived a sinless life where Adam failed. But NOWHERE is it alluded to in the Bible that Adam was the rider on the Whitehorse nor that Christ marries Eve. The "bride" is God's redeemed-NOT Eve herself.
5- ONLY Koresh taught his followers he was a second "Christ". Nearly all of Christendom, including Adventism, would think that this would qualify Koresh as a GENUINE FLAKE. Or more Biblically articulated--a WOLF IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING....
Ye shall know them by their fruits.
Do men gather grapes of thorns,
or figs of thistles?
Matthew 7:16
The "Fruits" of this
* Adulterer
* beer drinking
* Rock musician wannabe
* cussing
* claimant as the 2nd "Messiah"
resulted in a FIERY DEATH of children and himself with a few fanatics still
clinging to his disgraced memory.
So what if he could debate Scripture? Even Lucifer can quote
the Scriptures....remember the Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness?

Creation Moment 2/18/2018 - Survey of the "Religious"

Do they provoke me to anger? saith the LORD:
 do they not provoke themselves to the confusion of their own faces?
Jeremiah 7:19
"When it comes to the debate over life's origins, a majority of religious Americans are "not strongly wedded" to either evolution or Creation, according to recently released research.

Sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund, Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences and director of The Religion and Public Life Program at Rice University in Houston, Texas, co-authored a book detailing the opinions of about 10,000 American religious believers on science.
"People are not actually strongly wedded to any particular narrative. As we see in the data, people will even say that more than one narrative could be true and many people aren't willing to commit to any of the narratives," said Ecklund.
"We think that what might be going on here is that for most religious individuals, it doesn't actually matter that much how old the Earth is or some other technical detail."
"For me as a researcher and those of us who work in pastoral ministry or have other kinds of public roles, I think that makes our job especially more challenging, but there is a lot of potential there when we see this data that people are ready to receive a different story and a truer story."
In December, Ecklund wrote a book with sociologist Christopher Scheitle of West Virginia University analyzing how religious Americans view science.
Titled Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think, the researchers stated that the religion and science dichotomy is "more nuanced and complex than the media and pundits would lead us to believe." CP
What exactly does "but there is a lot of potential there when we see this data that people are ready to receive a different story and a truer story" mean?...I'm guessing she means "Christians" willing to compromise with evolution....

Saturday, February 17, 2018

When I Look Into Your Holiness by the MARANATHA SINGERS

When I Look Into Your Holiness by the MARANATHA SINGERS

In the year that king Uzziah died
I saw also
 the Lord sitting upon a throne,
high and lifted up,
and his train filled the temple.
Isaiah 6:1

Those 3 Events

  God is love...
1 John 4:16
"God most clearly reveals His character in three great events.

*The first is His creation of man and woman--and His giving them the freedom of choice. He created humans with the ability to choose to love Him or to hate Him!

*The death of Jesus Christ, God's only Son, on the cross as our substitute is the second great event. In that act He paid the penalty we deserve for our hateful choices toward God and His ways.

*The third event confirms the first two and fills every heart with hope: Christ's tomb is empty!"