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God's Plan for You

God's Plan for this World and You

 

THE view of planet earth, seen from outer space, is very beautiful indeed. Confirmation of this has come from the astronauts who have gazed upon it. The earth is the fairest jewel in God's creation and it is the chosen place in the whole universe where He has promised to reveal His Kingdom in all its glory. That is why it is so beautiful.

 

The earth, of all the planets in the solar system, is the one that is perfectly suited to all forms of life and the one that orbits at exactly the right distance from the sun to provide comfortable conditions for the human race.

 

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WHY IS BIBLE TRUTH SO IMPORTANT?

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BIBLE TRUTH

Is Bible Truth important to your Faith and Salvation ie. will you be saved despite what you believe the bible teaches or does it matter what you believe?

Well the word “truth” appears 237 times in the bible, that alone says it must be important!

Therefore it must be important to understand what “truth” is.

A quick scan of the passages using this word “truth” leave us in no doubt that it is not only important, but vital to our salvation.

John 17:3

3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

1 John 5:20

20And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true,even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

1 Timothy 2:3-4

3For thisis good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; 4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

 

Clearly then knowing what is Bible Truth is important and vital, in addition to this we are also warned that some would depart from the “truth”…

1 Timothy 4:1

1Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; 2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; 3 Forbidding to marry,and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

1 John 4:6

6We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

From these passages it is very clear that we need to know the “truth” about God and His Son as it is taught to us in the Bible.  This means we must learn what this is from the Bible itself.

 

Don't let your HOPE of LIFE ETERNAL rest with someone else eg. your pastor or minister, YOU owe it to yourself and your family to be fully convinced of what it is you believe to be sure it HOLDS something REAL for you.

We have all been warned by God that there would be many false teachers and Jesus himself has told us that "Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it."  See Matthew 7:14

 

Sadly when Christ returns to this earth, many will only then realise that they have believed in lies Jeremiah 16:19

"19 O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things wherein there is no profit."

Don't let this be you or your family!

 

BIBLE TRUTH and true faith must be founded on a fully inspired Bible.

 

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“And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.”  John 17:3

 

Our Commitment to all True Bible Teaching Seekers is that all our teaching will be supported by consistent and clear Bible Passages.

 

The Greek word for "know" in the passage above is 'ginosko' and it means to have a thorough and deep understanding of the subject. 

 

So if you seek "life eternal" then you must truly "know the only true God and Jesus Christ".

 

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Wrested Scripture

Wrested Scripture and True Bible Teaching

 

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The true Gospel can suffer from preconceived ideas and misinterpretations.


Find out what the Bible is actually saying and where interpretation can go wrong.

 

You owe it to yourself and your family to be sure of what it is you believe, the Apostle Paul has told us to "work out our own salvation with fear and trembling"  Philippians 2:12

What We Believe

True Bible Teaching fundamental beliefs are:

  1. The Bible is God's word and the only message from him. It is without error, except for copying and translation errors.
  2. There is only one God - the Father. The Holy Spirit is God's power.
  3. Jesus is the Son of God, and a human being, through his mother Mary.
  4. Man is mortal, having no existence when dead.
  5. By living a sinless life, ending with his sacrificial death by crucifixion, Jesus has opened the way of salvation from death.
  6. Belief and baptism are essential steps to salvation.
  7. God raised Jesus from death. Jesus is currently in Heaven, on God's right hand. He will one day return.
  8. When Jesus returns, he will raise his "sleeping" followers from death and grant immortality to the faithful who have tried to live by God's precepts.
  9. His followers will help him to rule, bringing justice, righteousness and peace to the whole world - the Kingdom of God.

 

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The Bible is our only true source for the Truth!

 

If we claim to follow Christ we should trust in the Scriptures as confidently as Jesus and his Apostles did:

Jesus said that: The Scripture cannot be broken.  (John 10:35)

 

Paul said that: All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. (2 Timothy 3:16)

 

Peter said that: For prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit (2 Peter 1:21)

The things which now have been reported to you through those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven (1 Peter 1:12)

 

True faith must be founded on a fully inspired Bible.

 

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The OFFER of LIFE or DEATH

God's Offer of LIFE or DEATH

“Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up in heaven, so that you have to ask, “Who will ascend into heaven to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” Nor is it beyond the sea, so that you have to ask, “Who will cross the sea to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” No, the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it.   See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him… This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life…"  Deuteronomy Chapter 30:12-20

 

From this passage we see how important it is to each one of us that we seek after God and His Word the Bible to us.

 

Without this we have no hope of LIFE, but only a future of DEATH.

 

This Word of God was originally given to the Nation of Israel and later it spread via the Apostles of Christ to the World, that even we today might have this same HOPE of LIFE ETERNAL.

 

It is UP to YOU then to seek out God’s Word, to KNOW what is the TRUTH of God’s Word so that you and your family might KNOW the way of LIFE ETERNAL and the great HOPE of living in God’s Kingdom on EARTH.

 

Do not let your HOPE rest upon others and most importantly on what others teach, search it out for yourself because we have been warned that the churches would be astray from God’s word in the last days.

 

"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.”   2 Timothy 4:3-4

 

Too much is at stake for you to not act yourself to seek out the TRUTH.

 

Christ himself has told us to do this when he said…

 

But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. Godis a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” John 4:23-24

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The Holy BibleThe Bible provides us with plain Scriptural Teaching for the True Followers of Christ

The statements on this guide represent what we believe is true Bible teaching. The statements are deliberately challenging, asking every reader to compare his own opinions with the plain teaching of Scripture, examining carefully the Bible passages offered as proof. If, as a result, a change of mind and heart is called for, there will be no doubt that the teaching of the Lord, and the book he trusted, must be followed and not what the churches teach.

 

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Hidden Treasure

Hidden TreasureHidden Treasure

The possibility of finding buried treasure appeals to most of us, if only we knew where to look!

It might require sailing the seven seas in search of a desert island or following some ancient map where X marks the spot and digging to reveal a hidden chest full of coins and jewels. It could be that we inherit a fortune from a long lost relative or buy a vase or a painting from a charity shop, or find something thrown away in a skip that turns out to be worth a huge sum of money.

Unlikely Places

Huddersfield may seem an unlikely place to find treasure, but in 1897 a man discovered 81 coins dating from 1440 to 1550 at Netherton and they now reside in the Tolson museum and are on their list of 10 top treasures.

More recently, in 2011 a metal-detecting club discovered jewellery in a field at Emley, which an inquest has declared to be treasure.

The word ‘treasure’ means things we value and need not mean things of monetary value at all, for there are plenty of things that are far more important and of much more value than financial gain. We treasure friendship and the love of our children and families. We have treasured memories, which are of no financial value. A cure from a serious illness would always be preferred to any amount of money, or gold or precious jewels.

The Bible is like a treasure chest for it contains pearls of wisdom and precious things that money cannot buy.

Jesus told parables that explain some of these treasures.

Discovering Treasure

Parables are stories with a moral lesson or teaching and one of the parables JesusDiscovering Treasure told was about a man who found treasure hidden in a field.

He was so overjoyed with his find that he sold everything he had to buy the field so that he could own the treasure.

What did this parable mean? It was the fifth of seven parables that Jesus told in Matthew chapter 13 and they caused his disciples some confusion.

They came to Jesus privately and asked him why he was telling these stories instead of just communicating a direct message and this is what he said:

The Hidden Treasure of God's Kingdom on EarthBecause it has been given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given (Matthew 13:11).

Jesus explained the meaning of some parables to his disciples, but he explained that the meaning would be hidden to others unless they searched it out diligently and found it – like the man who found the hidden treasure in the field.

Kingdom of God

From the outset of his ministry the whole teaching of Jesus centred on the kingdom of God, as can be clearly seen in Mark’s account of the gospel:

Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel” (Mark 1:14–15).

Thus in Matthew chapter 13, six out of the seven parables shown there begin with the words “the kingdom of heaven is like” and the seed that is sown in the parable of the Sower is “the word of the kingdom.”

Clearly then, all these parables are about aspects of ‘the kingdom of God’ or ‘the kingdom of heaven’ as Matthew terms it, these being interchangeable terms (compare Matt 4:17 with Mark 1:14-15; Matt 5:3 with Luke 6:20; and Matt 13:31 with Mark 4:30-31).

Hidden Treasure

Here’s the parable about the man who stumbled across hidden treasure:

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field (Matthew 13:44).

Notice that the treasure was hidden.

It was not lost or mislaid; it had been deliberately hidden. This matches perfectly with the explanation Jesus had given for speaking in parables (Matthew 13:11). In this instance (unlike the next parable Jesus told) the man appears to have stumbled across the treasure, perhaps when he was working in the field. When he found the treasure he immediately recognized and appreciated its great value and realised that to possess the treasure he needed to own the field.

It is a mark of how valuable this treasure was to him that he went and sold everything he had in order to buy the field and possess the treasure. It was clearly the most important thing in the world to this man, so he gave up all to obtain it.

Seeking Treasure

The next parable is similar except the treasure is a pearl of great value and the finder is a man who made it his business to find precious things:

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls, who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it (Matthew 13:45–46).

This man was a merchant seeking precious pearls and upon finding this “pearl of great price”, like the other man he sold all that he had to buy it.

When he found it, he knew its true value and, just as the disciples had done (Mark 10:28), he gave up all that he had to make that pearl his own. But what was so valuable about the hidden treasure or the discovered pearl that caused the finders to abandon all else to possess their finds?

Key Parable

The first parable Jesus told on that occasion is identified as a key to all the subsequent ones (Mark 4:13) as Jesus gave his disciples a step-by-step guide to its interpretation.

In the parable a farmer sows his seed which lands on different types of ground (some good and some bad) and the crop it yields varies accordingly. This is the explanation Jesus gives:

The Parable of the Sower❖The Sower is Jesus

❖The Seed is the word of the kingdom − (what Jesus taught)

❖The different Soil types are the hearts and minds of those who hear his message and the fruit is how the recipients respond to that word.

❖The Treasure then is the word of the kingdom – the gospel: the good news of the kingdom of God.

What makes this news so valuable and such a precious treasure is that the gospel of the Kingdom of God is the answer to all mankind’s problems.

Jesus will return to earth with all of God’s power which has been given him to enable him to rule the world and put everything right. The world will then be changed to a world of peace and righteousness and those who are judged worthy will be given everlasting life.

No wonder there have been people in all ages, including the present, who were and are willing to give up everything that they might possess this great truth and have hold of this great treasure. The treasure we see in the Bible − the Word of God – has a value which is so great it is incomparable.

There is nothing more valuable than having an understanding of this message hidden in the Bible.

It gives the opportunity to become a follower of Jesus and to have the promise of being part of God’s future plan for Jesus and for the world; it is a treasure beyond value.

Food For Thought

What this world has to offer us here and now may seem to be so secure and may make us feel secure. But the things we enjoy now can be lost or taken away in a moment. These are things that Jesus described as “the deceitfulness of riches” (Matt 13:22) and this is the advice he gives to all who would follow him:

Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for  ourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also (Matthew 6:19–21).

If all our hopes and desires are in the Lord Jesus and the Kingdom of God then those hopes are stored (safe and absolutely secure) with Jesus. He is now in heaven waiting for the time when God will send him back to earth to set up God’s Kingdom and to reward his faithful followers with the gift of everlasting life.

By Kevin Waterhouse

Glad Tidings Magazine of the Kingdom of God


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God's Declared Purpose with YOU and the EARTH

 

 

ARE YOU SAVED?  IF SO HOW ARE YOU SAVED?

 
 

 

Is YOUR knowledge of the BIBLE 

and YOUR belief and worship of GOD 

able to SAVE YOU?

 

Not sure? Well consider this passage from JOHN CHAPTER 17

"1 These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: 2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. 3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. 4 I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do."

The Greek word for "know" is 'genosko' and it means to have a thorough intellectual understanding of what something is all about.

Do you have this understanding of God and His Son

Jesus Christ?

The need for this full understanding of the TRUTH is further underlined by Christ's words in John 17:17Only a TRUE understanding of the Word of God can Save YOU

We are sanctified in our understanding of God's word of Truth ie. set apart as special unto God and Christ, without this we cannot be saved.  Just as Israel were not saved when they strayed from their TRUE knowledge of God.

God's special people the nation of Israel were destroyed for lack of knowledge as we read in Hosea 4:1 Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.

In Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee.

In Hosea 6:6 For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
 

The Apostle Paul has warned us that some would not be in the Faith (ie. the true knowledge of God and Christ)...

1 Timothly 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; 2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; 3 Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.
And again by the Apostle Peter...

2 Peter 2:1 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.

And in 2 Thessalonians where the Apostle Paul tells us that some would fall away from "the Truth" he says that this would be becaused they had lost their love of the Truth and had chosen rather to believe a lie.

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

"10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. 11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: 12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness."

And so the Apostle Paul counselled us all to Work out OUR OWN SALVATION...

Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.


You owe it to yourself and your family to seek the Truth

about God, His Son Jesus and His purpose with you

and this earth.

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The Man of Sin, The Antichrist and the "mystery of iniquity" are all about Roman Catholicism

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