To be in the Temple of God?

Temple of GodI love the 3:16’s in the Bible and the one that most people have heard of is in the Book of John, the beloved disciple –

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” – John 3:16

Another important 3:16 is found in 1 Corinthians and it reveals that we are the Temple of God because the Holy Spirit dwells in us. But, as the picture above reminds us, fire is a part of being the Temple of God. When John the Baptist prophesied about the coming Messiah, he said –

“John answered, saying to all, “I indeed baptize you with water; but One mightier than I is coming, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to loose. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” – Luke 3:16

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Strange Fire

creationIn my last post Days of Noah, I warned about the danger of mixing God’s created design with the devil’s designs. When God finished His creation of heaven, earth, and everything in them – He said “it was good.” It needed no improvement. It was socially and genetically perfect. However, the devil tempts man into thinking he can improve on what God created. Down through the centuries of time Satan has deceived mankind with many false gods and other doctrines all trying to displace God as the Creator. In modern times his main deceit has been evolution and aliens. One places man above God and the other gives credit for the creation to so-called alien intervention in man’s history. Both are distortions of the truth. There are aliens that have invaded earth and mankind – they are called demons and are part of Satan’s kingdom of darkness. In Genesis 6, they were called “the sons of God” and were fallen angels that followed Satan in his rebellion. Continue reading

A Message for the World – and the Church

The world today is in turmoil and confusion. The winds of war are sweeping the Middle East; the winds of financial ruin are sweeping Europe; the winds of tolerance and political correctness are sweeping America, England, and Australia; and the little tornadoes of greed, sexual immorality, religious heresy,  and pride randomly reap their havoc wherever they will. One thing is certain, there is no peace. Politicians promise hope and change but they are incapable of producing it and their plans only produce more havoc and slavery to the people they represent.

There is only one way to peace and that is through the Prince of Peace – Jesus Christ. The only hope that exists in life is Hope in God because He is the only One who can truly change you and your circumstances. His precepts are the only ones that work for any society. History proves that “blessed is the country whose God is the LORD.” Why is the whole world either hating the United States with envy or trying to immolate it? Because our forefathers knew this principle and built the country on these Scriptural principals. The result was freedom and prosperity. The foundations they built are yet there even though they are crumbling. Continue reading

The Slippery Slope of Evolution

slide mountain ridgewalk  Know this also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. – 2 Timothy 3:1

Paul goes on to warn Timothy about the nature of the dangerous elements that will afflict mankind in the last days, and they all have to do with man himself! He then lists their main faults –

“For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.”

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