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Are you Really Born Again

Updated on August 30, 2017
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We preach the good news which is the gospel of salvation, as we are called or compelled to do so through the Holy Spirit.

The case against Christianity with opening arguments

This is part one of the series entitled Are You Really Born Again

Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit is making the false claim that you are born again. Most who believe they already are saved are guilty of this crime.

In this message, I will be presenting a landmark spiritual case against mainstream Christianity.

As the complainant, in this pivotal case of crimes against Christianity and the very Spirit of Christ Jesus, I hereby bring forth the following charge.

The defendants, in this case, that have fraudulently declared that they are both saved and born again are hereby accused of Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.

This charge is not brought against those who are, or claim to be born again, as long as they have not made the statement that they have already received their salvation.

The Standing, which is the legal right to initiate this spiritual lawsuit, is as follows. As an ambassador of Jesus Christ, who has received the true baptism of the Holy Spirit, I not only have the right to present the afore mentioned charges but an obligation to do so as well.

I have been compelled by Christ’s spirit to declare the spiritually discerned Gospel truths that do indeed expose the secular humanistic religion that Christianity has become to so many. It is tragic and agonizing to witness the devastation’s unfolding through the deceptive teachings of the false teachers that are so prevalent today within Christian churches. According to the Word of God, Salvation is only possible upon Christ’s return.

The evidence provided will be the true Word of God, along with spiritually discerned discourse that will clearly prove that the claim to be Saved in the present tense, when Salvation is only possible upon Christ’s return is indeed bearing false witness.

This grievous offense represents one of, if not the most serious of all crimes that can be committed against Jesus Christ.

At the conclusion of this case, we will ask for a verdict of guilty as charged, as it will be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, that the accused have not met the burden of proof necessary to validate their claims of being born again because of the fact that they are not saved

As a side note, council, in this case, is none other than the Holy Spirit of Jesus that dwells within this complainant. For this reason, and the truths that will be presented forthwith, it will become evident that the presentation of a counterclaim shall have no legal standing. The charges presented in this case are against those who do not have the Spirit of truth, and therefore their testimonies would equate to hearsay. As well, what they teach will be shown to be heretical (John 14:26, 1 John 2:27, Rom 8:9).

I will now present the opening arguments related to this case and afterward will present clear and convincing evidence proving that those accused, are guilty of this crime that is potentially damnable in its repercussions.

The transformation of becoming born again refers to a Spiritual rebirth. But the truth of what it means to be born again has been pirated or plundered by the false teachers in the Christian church. To pirate someone else’s recording is to illegally make a copy, and then sell it at a cheaper price.

According to the gospel of Mark, to be a hypocrite is to claim to honor Christ in your heart when you are really just paying lip service to Him (Mark 7:6).

Mark 7:7 Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

From within, or out of the hearts of men proceed evil thoughts, deceit, blasphemy against the Holy Spirit and pride. All of these evil things do indeed defile the man (Mark 7:21-23).

This is what the frauds at the pulpits do with God’s Word when they teach a counterfeit gospel. The essential doctrine of Jesus on a spiritual re birth, which is the definition of becoming born again has been replaced with a cheap imitation. A forged painting represents a reproduction created for a deceitful or fraudulent purpose. It can be considered to be of great value until it is discovered to be a fake. However, the false teachings on salvation and what it means to be born again are not just worthless; the repercussions for adhering to them are in fact quite deadly.

Col 1:23 If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard…

Our Lord said the “words that I speak they are Spirit and they are Life” (John 6:63). The teachings of Jesus Christ can only be understood when His Spirit dwells within us.

Rom 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

To sin against the Holy Spirit is the result of professing to be in the light while walking in darkness (Luke 11:35).

Rev 21:7-8 He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

Those who shall endure unto the end, overcome the lusts of the flesh and the deceitfulness of riches; these shall not be hurt of the second death (Mat 13:22, Mark 4:19, Rev 2:11)

Mark 13:13 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

Those who are not led by Christ’s Spirit operate in the flesh. To inherit the kingdom of God is to obtain Salvation, but those who practice seditions and heresies shall not enter in (Gal 5:18-21). To make the false claim that you are Saved is a heresy and a lie.

Rev 21:27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb’s book of life.

Those who are liars shall not have their names written in the Lamb’s book of life, and can not be born again either (Rev 21:27).

Matt 23:13 But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in.

As it was when Jesus encountered the Pharisees, so too is it in these last days. The false teachers by reason of their damnable heresies will not gain access into the kingdom, and they prevent their followers from entering in as well.

So what is the fraudulent purpose of these wolves in sheep’s clothing that present the doctrines of devils?

False teachers in the church are self-righteous masters of deception. They are the ones that teach deadly deceptions encouraging the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.

There are many manipulative techniques used that enable them to control the sheep that fail to look to the true shepherd that has given His life for them.

Below is a partial list of their nefarious tactics:

  • False teachers use suggestive words and emotional conditioning through lighting, soft music and or a teary eyed plea. These tactics are employed to manipulate people to respond in a certain manner.
  • To deceive by omission is to leave out some of the truth, to present their truths. This is also known as propaganda.
  • False teachers are masters at seduction. They use their voice, stance, confidence and image to grab the attention of a crowd and keep it. With almost a magical charm they can allure or captivate the audience with a hypnotic like manipulation of the truth.
  • They like to be seen as having the role of being God’s ordained teachers, or prophets. Once they have obtained this cult like status, people no longer even think for themselves. As well they sometimes violently protect the belief system and the leader(s) that they unwittingly worship.
  • With the tactics above employed it is easy for false teachers in the Church to masquerade using a disguising pretense, and thus cloak or hide a self-serving agenda, under the pretext of operating as the servant or spokesperson of God.

Acts 20:28-30 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. For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

The frauds at the pulpit that promote the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit are likened unto grievous wolves. They desire students that will adhere to their evil doctrines and are only interested in vainglory and riches (Phl 2:3, 1 Tim 6:8-10, 1 Cor 9:18).

So many these days are unwilling or unable in most cases to think for themselves. They would rather listen to men that claim a God given right to have authority over them and the gospel. Those that operate in this capacity as masters as opposed to servants do not like to be questioned regarding their doctrines. Sadly, most of their followers really just desire to hear a gospel that is inviting easy to follow and without any tribulations (2 Tim 4:3-4, 2 Pet 3:16-17).

John 14:26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

Man made institutions, governments and bureaucracies are more often than not full of trickery and deceit. Satan, who according to scripture is the god of this world, has infiltrated most of them. Do not think for a second he has not placed false teachers in the Christian Church and apostates in schools of theology as well. The Christian believer must rely on the Holy Spirit to uncover or reveal Christ’s testimony, as His truth is spiritually discerned.

2 Cor 4:3-4 But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: 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

The evidence of the infiltration by the enemy into the church body is two fold. It shows up in the various belief systems that the clergy clings to after graduating from these so-called centers of higher learning. Then these false teachers pass on these blatant lies to their congregations that fully embrace both the teacher and the message. Few understand the warnings given in second Timothy chapter four.

2 Tim 4:3-4 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables

The great deception within Christianity is achieved primarily because of the false teachers in the Christian church that do not want their followers to discover the Spirit of truth.

The false teachers deny the Lord Jesus by reason of their damnable heresies and bring upon themselves and their blind follower’s swift destruction (2 Peter 2:1, John 16:7, Luke 6:39).

To stay under a teacher never graduating and partaking in the ministry is also a great deception within Christianity. We must be taught of the Holy Spirit, and then receive the power to rightly divide the Word of Truth and share it with others (2 Tim 2:15).

© 2017 John Alexander


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    • The0NatureBoy profile image

      Elijah A Alexander Jr 

      13 months ago from Washington DC

      Bro. John, I've posted something similar to you I called "Are We Born Again" stating:

      John 3:1-8 has a dialog instructing ‘sons of god’ to go through a spiritual birth and tells us what to look for in those claiming it.

      The Bible’s first rebirth reference is Genesis 3:24’s going through the flaming sword and returning to the garden’s way of life.

      Romans 1:20 tells us the made things reveals invisible things such as the new birth, do we who claim it have such evidence?

      Hebrews 11:1 tells us the faith to accomplish it requires finding evidence and substance to reveal it, where is our's?

      We who are must have a testimony of it and I would like to hear others.

      I’m interested in testimonies of others claiming it. I will give mine after hearing some others.

      So, since you nor I have discussers I suggest we discuss our views here.

      Understanding the new birth, it should be readily realized all who are by know the environment's metamorphosis is representative of the new birth. By such recognition when we compare Gen. 1:26-28's making of man to Adam and Eve's transitions (Gen. 2:4-3:24) we should recognize that was a "rebirthing" for them. How they lived prior to eating "the knowledge of good and evil" was ecological, as those first man were, but after consuming it they were forced to live civilized.

      If we follow that logic, the "great flood's" killing was a "rebirthing" (death) of the sons of god who married civilization's ideology (Gen. 6:1-2) while Noah and his sons represents the four primary ethnics of African (Ham), American (Japheth), Asians (Noah) and europeans (Shem) as sons of god. Because the book addresses civilization the writers wrote is so the death represented discarnating rather than the death of their "ability to comprehend all things", as the word man is defined, which became the other's lot.

      So John, do you want to discuss further or not? You may want to read some of my hubs before answering.


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