GOD'S CHOSEN CHURCH. Part1.
The Little Flock
Shocking but True.
This is an original article written by Keith Risden, the word of truth may sound similar to those you have heard before but with proper inspection we all will see and understand how the devil twisted the word of truth and turn it into the opposite. I asked you before making any judgement please read carefully, this might save your soul.
In a time as this most of our young people have lost interest in churches and some of their explanations are understandable and without a direct intervention from God the Father most people would rather to live a life that is pleasing to their own self and go to a church that they are comfortable with rather than which God command.. God created us and not us, He is the one and only law giver. The world need to know and understand the underground movement of this time and should be given a chance to save its self, for tomorrow’s world. I ask all sincere truth seekers to give a listening hear and then make your judgements, criticism, notes and bash me if needed be.
Finding the true church one has to study the bible and follow the principles, laws and judgements.
What are the keys of unlocking the understanding of this controversial mysterious book (the bible) and the way of God and to his Kingdom? Each man should try to follow the keys as they are giving through the scriptures.The Church of God was described as a flock in our bible and Jesus describes this flock to be little Luke_12:32 Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Act_20:28 Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. Mat_22:14 For many are called, but few are chosen.
1Co_1:26 For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:
Mat 7:22-23 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity. This we now know from scripture that the church of God will not contain Many. Could this be key #1 So let us rule out the largest growing churches of our time.
Now you should all know by now that the devil is a deceiver and have deceived this world, every jack man dourer Rev 12:9 And 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. Now the Question has been ask over and over again, so what about the Church of God or the churches of God surely they cannot be deceived as well? Well they are and many don’t know and don’t want to admit that they are so they continue in their error. I say just as Paul say years ago in 2Co_11:14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. 15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.
Yes the words ministers of righteousness represents many churches have the name of God but going down into hell. Now the Question, how can we the recognize God’s true Church?.
Yes there is God’s True Church Eph 4:11- 15 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
Eph 4:15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:
I mentioned in brief that there is an underground movement governing this earth and I want you to listen and follow me carefully. It is a must that we all know the truth.
Eph_6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
2Ti_2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
1Th_5:21 Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.
John 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
They don’t want you to know the truth,
2Co_4:4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. John 8:40 But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham. John 15:18-19 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. 19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. John 16:1 These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.John 16:2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. John 16:3 And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.
Rev 17:1-6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.This is an insight of a church killing God's saints(True Church),
The Word of life
Gospel of Jesus Christ that the world hates,
Mat 3:1 In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,
2 And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. Luk 3: 3 And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins; John the Baptist came preaching before Jesus did, John preached the baptism of repentance for the remission of sin do the world really understand this today no but because of this John was killed he lost his head, and John said, Mat_3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: John_1:29 The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
Jesus came and was Baptize by John and there is significant meaning for this which I will show you on another Hub if you ask me to.
Mat_4:17 From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
The first message, the foundation, the fundamental message have mean watered down by today’s churches. Repent
Now this is wisdom and life, read up carefully. The devil entered the church and identifies himself as a follower of Jesus, which he was not. Look at this example: Act 16:16-21 And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying: 17 The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation. 18 And this did she many days. But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came out the same hour. 19 And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and drew theminto the marketplace unto the rulers, 20 And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city, 21 And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans. So although a church or a minister preach Jesus and repentance that is not enough to say yes the must be one of God’s true church, Oh no. Let us look at the message of Jesus Christ once again. Mar_1:15 And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel. 2Ti_2:25- 26In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth; And thatthey may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will. 2Pe_3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
So let us look at the words repent and repentance.
(KJV) Matthew 3:2 And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Mark 1:15(KJV) And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel. Greek word for repent is met-an-o-eh'-o and the meaning: to think differently or afterwards, that is, reconsider (morally to feel compunction): - repent.
Repentance: Mat_9:13 But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Greek word for repentance is met-an'-oy-ah, meaning: (subjectively) compunction (for guilt, including reformation); by implication reversal (of [another’s] decision): Mark 1:4 (KJV) John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
The condition of the world and of the church
1Jn_4:1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. Jude_1:11 Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core. 2Pe_2:15 Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;
We now need to examine carefully what Jesus said of this world and His followers in his time.
Shocking but true Mat_4:8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; Mat 4:9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.
This world is governed and run by the Devil and is fallen angels.
John_18:36 Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world .
John 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. 18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. 19 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
John_16:8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: John_17:14 I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
Christianity is going against this world order and ushering the order of God’s Kingdom.
The word of God caution us not to, 1Jn_2:15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
1Jn_3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him nt.
The world knows not the truth so it will never know the children of the truth. God’s true Church will not be favoured by this world Why? ...............Because of the Doctrines
1Ti_4:1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Heb_13:9 Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein. Mat_15:9 But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. Mar_1:22 And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.Mar_11:18 And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people was astonished at his doctrine. Act_5:28 Saying, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us. Eph_4:14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; 2Ti_3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
Let us examines the Doctrines of Jesus Christ in GOD'S CHOSEN CHURCH Part 2. In part two we will look at The Kingdom of God, where and it be. http://keithrisden.hubpages.com/hub/Gods-Chosen-Church-Part2
Thy Kingdom come oh Lord. A men.