Introduction

Introduction

The scriptures in this study have been researched and translated according to the Strong’s Dictionary and Interlinear on the PC Bible. The words with a strikethrough are words that were added by the translators. When a word was translated wrong, the word before the strikethrough is its original meaning.

For easier reading and understanding I took the liberty to remove many of the old English words and replace them with modern English.

I replaced “GOD” and “the LORD,” which are written in capitol letters, with “Yahweh,” the name of our God. In some places where God, # 430, is used, I replaced it with its Hebrew equivalent “Elohiym.” In the New Testament, when the word “God” is referring to our heavenly Father I replaced it with his name “Yahweh.”

I also replaced the word “Christ” with its meaning, the Anointed, for better comprehension of the subject.

For those who have a side or center reference in your King James Version Bible, notice the name “Jesus” in Matthew 1:21 and you will see it was originally written Savior in the Hebrew language; therefore, I replaced the name “Jesus” with SAVIOR. The Hebrew word for SAVIOR is #3467 “Yasha,” and is pronounced Yah-sha. I made this change because the word Jesus in the Strong’s Dictionary refers to the Greek #2424, which refers to the Hebrew #3467 and #3068 meaning “Yah Saves, Savior.”

The angel spoke to Joseph and told him what to name Mary’s son and then also gave him the meaning of the name:  “And she shall bear a son, and you shall call his name Yasha; for he shall save his people from their sins,” Matthew 1:21.

A name was important in biblical days. Nelson’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary states:  “…in the Bible a name is much more than an identifier as it tends to be in our culture. Personal names (and even place names) were formed from words that had their own meaning. Thus, the people of the Bible were very conscious of the meaning of names. They believed there was a vital connection between the name and the person it identified. A name somehow represented the nature of the person.”

To understand the book of Revelation, one must learn the customs, symbols, and history of the Old Testament since our understanding of many of the old English words do not mean the same as they did over two thousand years ago.

The Old Testament uses symbolism, especially in the books of the prophets, which makes us know the Hebrews were accustomed to symbols. Our SAVIOR and his disciples also used symbols in their ministry.

I have recognized all the symbols given in the book of Revelation to mean the same as they did in the Old Testament since the New Testament had not yet been written. One must reason that if these symbols did not mean the same to the New Testament churches as they did in the Old Testament then those who were responsible to take action according to the vision would not have understood the vision and it would have been written in vain. If the complete vision and the prophecies were to the seven churches and were to be fulfilled in their day, then there had to be a connection to the churches throughout the whole vision, and there is.

Our SAVIOR is the beginning of the vision and he is also the ending of the vision. If the book of Revelation is read in bits and pieces, the vision will not be understood. But if the book is read from the beginning through to the end, one will understand and see a picture of the Anointed and his Body being manifest on the earth as a Kingdom of priests.

I have included illustrations to help my readers understand what John was seeing. This was a tremendous undertaking, but very rewarding. I created each scene as closely as I could from what I saw in my mind’s eye as I read the scriptures from the Interlinear Bible.

The word “angel” is a title of office, not a nature. In John’s vision, angels represent Yahweh’s agents revealing his mission, purpose, presence, power and his will for not only the seven churches, but also for those that have ears to ear what the Spirit says to the seven churches.

Angels can be human messengers or angelic messengers; therefore, I illustrated the angelic messengers with wings and the human messengers without wings for better understanding. If the angel was our SAVIOR, I began it with a capital.

Because the word “satan” is the same as the English word “adversary” I took the liberty to write it as an adjective instead of a proper noun. By doing this I hope my reader will be better prepared to resist becoming the adversary as Peter did to our SAVIOR.

My mission is to help Christians have a better understanding of the book of Revelation, because this book is highly misunderstood by most and is looked upon in fear. My research has brought me into a state of awe that the Father so graciously revealed the meaning of this book to me. I feel it my obligation to share it with those of you who are drawn to it by the Holy Spirit.

Types, Shadows, and Allegories

Types, Shadows, and Allegories 

There are tremendous responsibilities and burdens being placed upon Yahweh’s ministers because of the confusion and division within the Body of Christ. Much of this confusion disappears when the veil of the fleshly mind is rent and one catches a glimpse of the reality of that which is hidden in the Old Testament types and shadows, which reveal unto us the Shekinah of Yahweh’s glory. These things are seen in the call and separation of the firstborn. Herein lies the truth that will destroy all misconceptions of the character, will, and sovereign power of Yahweh and his eternal purpose in the sacrifice and blessing of the firstborn.

If Yahweh’s people can hear the testimony and revelation shown in the law of the firstfruits and the firstborn (which only cast a shadow of that which became a reality in the life and death of Yasha), it will serve to clarify much of the mystery which is yet to have a greater fulfillment in the perfected Body of Christ when it becomes perfectly united as one in him (the Seed). It will also remove the veil that cloaks the truth concerning the purpose of this present dispensation and shed much light on the thousand-year reign of Christ and the impending judgment of the ungodly.

If one will prayerfully study Hebrews 10:1; Colossians 2:16, 17; Ephesians 4:12, 13; and Galatians 3:16, 26, 29, and seek the spiritual understanding, it will help to clarify much of the mysteries that are considered forbidden by the denominations and will destroy every shadow of doubt concerning Yahweh’s character and concern for those that have never heard the Gospel truth. It will also vindicate his name by removing all things that appear to be inconsistent with the nature of eternal Love. It reveals Yahweh’s method of dealing with the rebellion and blindness of his children as a loving and caring Father. It shows us that he is merciful, even though some of his creatures are confused, possessed, stubborn, fearful, ignorant, bound, and bewildered. As long as we are ignorant to the purpose of the firstfruit sacrifice and redemption of the firstborn, the churches will remain in their present state of confusion and division.

Yahweh is Spirit; therefore, he cannot have a double standard of good and evil. He cannot be the source of eternal (unlimited) love, and yet be capable of torturing his rebellious children eternally even though they blindly and ignorantly reject his mercy and grace. He cannot be the Almighty Creator, and yet possess such limited power that the destroyer can tear almost all of his beloved progeny from his omnipotent bosom against his sovereign will.
Yahweh is the omniscient Father, who sees the end even before the beginning, so why should he expose his innocent children to the demonic force, which (supposedly) disrupted heaven’s order and tranquility?

Remember, it is said that this evil came against Yahweh’s divine knowledge and will. Then they go further to accuse Yahweh of eternally damning earth’s limited creatures when they fail and fall victim to the same deceptive force.
We who know Yahweh by the Spirit can testify that he is kind, loving, patient, merciful, and always shows compassion for all his creation. He seeks every avenue to soften the heart of the transgressor so as to redeem this transgressor to himself. Shouldn’t we question a theory that depicts Yahweh as having a complete change of character in dealing with the unenlightened dead?

How could Yahweh torture or destroy those whom he had once loved, even though he knew every sin in the hearts of the rebels and knew they would reject him? Is not this bringing the image of the characteristics of Yahweh down to the base nature and limitations of the nature of the lower creation, where disappointments and rejection of love is dealt with through hate and revenge?

If we have had a spiritual relationship with Yahweh, it is difficult to visualize him as anything but merciful and kind, yet he is often associated with expressions which portray hate, wrath, vengeance, and jealousy. This is the results of a carnal understanding of love and the inadequate translation of languages.

Our personal concept and view of Yahweh’s actions and reactions govern our own concept of right and wrong feelings and actions, so that when we yield our spirit and will to the obedience of the very highest form of goodness that we know Yahweh to be, we are somehow changed into the image and likeness of the concept we hold.

If we feel that an individual has provoked Yahweh’s wrath, though it be through ignorance and rebellion, we feel justified to feel anger and resentment also. For who are we that we should question Yahweh’s judgment or that we should take sides against him to love and defend his enemies and to plead with him on their behalf?

If we believe the supreme God, who is the highest form of wisdom, mercy, and goodness that mankind could possibly know, is also hard, cynical and unyielding, we would then reason that those things are a part of him, or his nature; therefore, it must somehow be accepted as a manifestation of love and goodness. But we are told that we must abandon common sense and accept both opposite natures as love by blind faith.

If Yahweh is love, and we surely know that he is, all that he is or does is expressed by his actions, and by this, man is to understand the meaning of love and righteousness. Everything Yahweh does must be considered as an example of perfect love, wisdom, and righteousness. If we associate eternal torture with “Love” and “Wisdom,” somehow we lose all meaning of the words so that any act, whether good or evil, can come under the heading of love.
If eternally tormenting people is not a manifestation of Love, and it cannot be, then we need to teach there are two gods—one a Spirit of love and the other a spirit of wrath—in order to explain the change in attitude of spirit. A spirit, unlike a human creature that can be controlled by various spirits, is one single force; therefore, a spirit must be judged to be either good or evil. “Does a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter? Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can ‘no fountain’ both yield salt water and fresh,” James 3:11, 12.

It is said that Yahweh loves, but in reality, he is the only source of love, “Yahweh is love,” 1 John 4:16. We know he is the manifestation of pure and unadulterated love. Are we to believe his Spirit is inconsistent with itself? That is, can he be an eternal blesser to some, while at the same time a merciless, sadistic tormentor to others? Must we believe that he will forever exist as both good and evil? Who, in their right mind, could deny that eternal torment is an evil, for its only purpose would be revenge? If the most extreme goodness imaginable can, under certain circumstances, become a source of endless misery to some; it would appear that the most perfect attributes would leave much to be desired.

How could Yahweh, perfect wisdom and love, bring billions of creatures into existence knowing before hand that they would suffer eternal torment or be destroyed? Why did he not show mercy by preventing their birth? Or if his power to save them is limited, why does he not annihilate them? Why must he torment his subjects? We affirm Yahweh is holy, just, good, wise, and almighty.
The Holy Scriptures are not the origin of eternal torment and annihilation theories, even though the faulty translations appear to equally support both. Both theories present Yahweh limited. This conceals the revelation of his purpose in creation and distorts his image.

The truth, when comprehended by revelation, reveals a much higher being, both by Word and by Spirit, especially in the Old Testament types and shadows. But it is written, “…The natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of Yahweh for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned,” I Corinthians 2:14.

There is a natural interpretation of the Word, which we receive from the carnal mind, and a spiritual interpretation, which we receive from the Spirit. Paul prayed for the Holy Spirit-filled Christians at Ephesus to receive the Spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Yahweh (Ephesians 1:17).
Without the Spirit of revelation (many Christians do not have it, or even know that it exists) we will continue in our own or in someone else’s preconceived carnal understanding of the natural realm. If the doctrine we teach and the principles we use, are understood and used by unconverted minds, it is because our doctrine and principles are of that same realm. When unconverted people listen to our revelations and say, “I don’t understand a thing you’re saying,” that’s a good sign we are speaking of the things of the Spirit of Yahweh.

In Galatians 3:24, Paul said the law as a schoolmaster would lead us to Christ, and in Hebrews 1:10, he calls the law a shadow of good things to come.
The Holy Spirit reveals a much higher realm of truth by the use of types and shadows. These shadows are cast in various forms and are beautifully illustrated. This is especially true in the allegory of Abraham and his family.

We can eliminate all doubt as to whether or not an allegory is intended in the story of Abraham by reading from the word in Galatians 4:21-31: “Tell me, you that desire to be under the law, do you not hear the law? For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman. But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the free-woman was by promise. Which things are an allegory; for these are the two covenants: the one from Mount Sinai (law), which genders (procreate) to bondage, which is Hagar. For this Hagar is (symbolic of) Mount Sinai in Arabia, and answers (i.e. corresponds, or ranks with) to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children (natural Israel). But Jerusalem which is above is free (the heavenly, or Spirit-born), which is the mother of us all. For it is written, rejoice, thou barren that barest not: break forth and cry, thou that travails not: for the desolate (Hagar, or natural Israel) has many more children than she (Sarah, or the Spirit-born) which has an husband.

“Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the children of promise (Paul was identifying with the Spirit-born here and not with natural Israel). But as then, he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit even so it is now. Nevertheless what says the scripture? Cast out the bondwoman (the natural, or Jerusalem, which then was), and her son (natural works of the flesh); for the son of the bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the freewoman. So then, brethren, we (the Spirit filled believers at Galatia) are not children of the bondwoman, but of the free.”

In this allegory, Ishmael represents the natural, or first nature, which natural Israel also depicts as the firstborn son of law. For Yahweh said, “Israel is my son, even my firstborn” (Ex. 4:22). Isaac was the second son of Abraham, but was the firstborn of the woman and was said to be the seed, or son of promise. This will only blur our vision if we do not comprehend the meaning of the allegory. Ishmael was the firstborn of the father, being the son of bondage, or of a bondwoman, and speaks of our first nature; therefore, he could not become the heir.

Isaac, the firstborn son of the free woman, speaks of Christ and his Body, the first Spirit-born out of the dead and barren womb of flesh. Adam is the head of the natural creation, but Christ is the head of the new creation. As in every proper birth, the head must appear before the body. “…He says not, and to seeds, as of many; but as of one, and to your seed (singular), which is Christ,” Galatians 3:16.

Paul continues his thought in the fourth chapter of Galatians and tells us the inheritance will not come from a natural source. And what says the Scripture, cast out the bondwoman and her child—cast out the carnal flesh, cast out the seed of sinful flesh, cast out that first nature.

Is the nation of Israel lost forever? No, the first nature is lost (crucified in Christ). But the same Israelite who were cut off when the first covenant was abolished, was restored and reconciled to Yahweh in Christ, not after the power of the flesh nor in their first progenitor but in the resurrected life of the son of Yahweh.

For again the scriptures are clear: “To wit (that is), Yahweh was in Christ reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them,” II Corinthians 5:19. Please note, when Paul spoke of not imputing sins, he did not limit the blessings to Israel only or even to a selected, or elected, few. His statement is so broad that it encircles the world. Paul stated, “Has Yahweh cast away his people? Yahweh forbid, Yahweh has not cast away his people which he foreknew,” Romans 11:1-2.

Those who were of Yahweh’s Spirit knew and accepted him, “My sheep know my voice.” Yahweh did not cut off or harden one believing Israelite. He led his people from the shadow to the reality, and those who chose to remain in the shadows were blinded by the glory of the reality and turned away backward “…and loved darkness more than light, because their deeds were evil,” John 3:19.

The children of faith, the true seed of Abraham, were never rejected. Yahweh said for us to cast out the old nature, the slave to sin, the lawless son of perdition, the nature that we all share by reason of our first birth. Cast out the deceitful works of the flesh and open up to Yahweh’s abiding Spirit, which has the power to cause the weak to say, “I am strong.” It has the love to make the unlovely to become lovely, the wisdom to cause the ignorant to become wise, the arrogant to become humble, the aggressive to become meek, and the unrighteous to become righteous.

As long as the lawless nature is in control, there is no room for the rightful heir to rule and reign over his possessions; the law rules over the first son (first nature) because it is under it (of a lower nature). The law has no power over the son of promise, because he is not of that lawless nature. We have not received the promised Spirit if we have to continue to be restrained by the law.

When Adam was created, he was a living soul. The second Adam, the son of promise, was made a quickening, or life giving, Spirit. All selfishness, lawlessness, unbelief, etc. produces death and comes from our first nature. But Yahweh will cast out the son of the slave girl and allow the son of promise (the quickening power of truth and light) to rule over his temple (the body). This is a glorious thought, and yet, there is a greater glory to come; for Christ (the Seed) in his Body, as Isaac symbolizes, is the blesser of all the families of the earth. “And in thy seed shall all of the nations of the earth be blessed; because you have obeyed my voice,” Genesis 22:18. “…For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness,” Isaiah 26:9.

Speaking to natural Jerusalem, Yasha said, “Behold your house is left unto you desolate,” Matthew 23:38. Jerusalem was the headquarters of Israel’s religious government and the center of their worship. If the law could ever produce life, it would have to do it in this place. In Bible terminology, the phrase “left unto you desolate” is used to indicate that a man or tribe is to have no offspring to carry on the family name and preserve the family inheritance. The house of Israel was left desolate. Israel produced the son of promise, but the law crucified him because he came in the flesh, under the law. However, Yasha had no natural offspring to carry on the natural bloodline; he was the last in the reckoning of the genealogy (Lu. 3 and Matt. 1).

The new covenant is not reckoned according to the natural bloodline, and we are forbidden to contend about genealogies (I Tim.1:4 and Titus 3:9).
Yasha was not without seed to carry on his name in the spiritual creation; for we read in Psalms 22:30-31: “A seed shall serve him: it shall be accounted to Yahweh for a generation, they shall come and declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he has done this.”

Again, in Isaiah 53:8-10, “He (Yasha) was taken from prison and from judgment; and who shall declare his generation? For he was cut off out of the land of the living; for the transgression of my people was he stricken. And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth. Yet it pleased Yahweh to bruise him; he has put him to grief; when you shall make his soul an offering for sin he shall see his seed. He shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Yahweh shall prosper in his hand.”

In the above text, Isaiah noted that Yasha would die without leaving seed to carry on his name among the living. Then in verse ten, he stated He (Yahweh) shall see (recognize) his (Yasha’s) seed; he (the Spirit-begotten seed) shall prolong his days (or extend his Father’s genes).”

When our nature is truly crucified and the Spirit of Yahweh is living in us controlling our emotions, then carnality is swallowed up by the Spirit of Life. Then will come to pass the saying, death is swallowed up in life; the old nature will be gone forever, bearing the image and likeness of Christ, the new creation. Abraham’s promised seed receives the power to rule over the forces of death, and through the power of Life, the nations will be blessed.

Yahweh’s seed (Christ in flesh) is heir of all and is predestined to rule the world; it is Christ “in man” the hope of glory. Accept this by faith—it is supported by the Word. But, do not expect the carnal mind to accept it or even understand it. Our carnal mind is an enemy of Christ and the Word (Rom. 8:7), not because it chooses to be, but because it replaces the living Word with the dead letter. The only way the spirit of the Word is understood is when the Holy Spirit reveals it. The Spirit is love, so we would be justified in saying, “When Love reveals it.”

Spiritual revelation is known only in our spirit; our natural understanding remains unfruitful, but we look forward by faith to that day when our minds will have become renewed in Christ.

“If so be that you have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Yasha; that you put off concerning the former conversation (behavior) the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; and that you put on the new man, which after Yahweh is created in righteousness and true holiness,” Ephesians 4:21-24.

“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of Yahweh,” Romans 12:2.

The dead letter has not produced the glorious promise of Life. Multitudes after multitudes have gone forth declaring the wrath of Yahweh under the delusion they were announcing the Kingdom of Yahweh. The church is still weakened by confusion and division. Let us acknowledge the lack.

This generation is demanding answers. We must come boldly before the throne, ask Yahweh for the revealed Word, and then be obedient to the great commission found in Second Corinthians 5:16-21: “Wherefore hence- forth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more. Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature; old things are passed away: behold, all things are become new. And all things are of Yahweh, who has reconciled us to himself by Yasha the Messiah, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation: to wit, that Yahweh was in Messiah reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them: and has committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now then we are ambassadors for Yasha Christ, as though Yahweh did beseech you by us, we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to Yahweh. For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin, that we might be made the righteousness of Yahweh in him.”

If I believed the eternal torment theory, I would certainly wonder why we (the Spirit-filled Church) have been given the task of reconciling a world to Yahweh when all effort to do so is predestined to failure. We would be prone to classify it with Yasha’s promise quoted in the book of John: “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. This he said, signifying what death he should die,” John 12:32-33. I would then hope that I could some day come across a genius that could reconcile it with my theory.

We know Christ removed the “if” when he breathed his last breath on the cross. We know Yasha is the Anointed that rules over the nations; so let us talk about salvation, deliverance, and the promises; let us talk about Love, for Yahweh is Love.

ALLEGORY (from Nelson’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary): A symbolic representation of a truth about human conduct or experience.
The word allegory is found only once in the King James Version. In <Galatians 4:24> it translates the Greek verb allegoreo, which means to say something different from what the words normally imply. The NKJV translates it by the word symbolic.

As a literary device, an allegory may consist of only a few lines or it may be sustained through an entire book. According to traditional Jewish and Christian interpretation, the entire book of the Song of Solomon is an allegory: of Yahweh and his wife, Israel (Jewish) or of Christ and his bride, the church (Christian). Other examples of allegory in the Old Testament are <Psalm 80:8-19> and <Ecclesiastes 12:3-7>. In <Psalm 80> the pronouns we and us identify the vine as Israel <vv. 18-19>.

In the New Testament, Yasha’s parable of the wheat and the tares <Matt. 13:24-30,36-43> is a good example of allegory. The apostle Paul also used allegories when writing. In <Ephesians 6:11-17> he urges his readers to “put on the whole armor of God” and then gives the symbolic spiritual designation for each article worn by the Christian soldier. And in <1 Corinthians 10:1-4>, Paul gives an allegory which compares the experience of Moses and the Israelites to Christian baptism and the Lord’s Supper.

Perhaps the most memorable of Paul’s allegories, however, is found in <Galatians 4:21-31>: Hagar and Sarah, Ishmael and Isaac. One of them (Ishmael) was born to the bondwoman Hagar; the other (Isaac) was born to a freewoman, Sarah. Hagar and Ishmael are symbolic of the Old Covenant: the law from Mount Sinai that brings all flesh into bondage. Sarah and Isaac are symbolic of the New Covenant: the gospel of grace from Mount Calvary that gives spiritual freedom. When Paul concluded by saying, “So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman but of the free (woman),” he was urging his readers to reject the bondage of legalism – salvation by keeping the law – and to live by faith in Christ.

Truth Seekers

Truth Seekers

This being an age of psychic phenomenon, it would indicate that the time has come for the truth seekers to seek for a deeper understanding of the powers and resources of the spiritual realm. If we do not open our hearts and minds to the truth that is being revealed concerning the spiritual activity around us, it is possible for us to be deceived and blinded.

If we are gullible and accept all we hear and see, we will be deceived by the age-old deception of illusion of the mind and spiritualism. If we close our minds and refuse to learn of the spiritual realm, we will become dead and lifeless.

The principle and doctrine of Christ are so close to being a science of the mind that it would be worth our time to search for and study some of the data that has been written on this subject. I’m sure there are a great number of dedicated and learned people involved in this science. Some of these scientists do not accept the Spirit of Christ, and care must be taken to shun any material that does not line up with the principle and revelation Christ taught. But many have truth that will not conflict with the revelations that are revealed in the Word. When the Holy Spirit is allowed to use this type of material, he can reveal to us the full benefit of the power of the mind and why it is necessary to exhibit positive faith or become convinced of truth.

Some of this scientific information, though it does not come under the heading of religion, can open to us avenues of truth that will enable us to accumulate facts that will help us understand the potential and principle of the mind. It allows the Holy Spirit to teach us the proper way to use information and to deal with the pitfalls.

Truth, no matter where or how it is discovered, is from the Spirit of Truth. It will harmonize with Yahweh’s revealed Word and purpose. True science will not contradict true revelation and will verify the truth revealed in the Bible.
We feel this information, if accepted by the true believers, will help them understand that there are people who can produce spirit manifestations that resemble the true working of the Holy Spirit who are not from the Life realm.

The will of man can, and often does, dominate and control the human power of reasoning so that things often appear to him as he wills them to be, even when the opposite is evident to everyone else. This would imply that public enemy number one, the chief deceiver, is hiding somewhere within our mind. In my ministry, I have met many people who were enslaved by the deceiver because, for one reason or another, they willed themselves to be. Yet the acceptance of reality would have brought about the deliverance they seemingly sought with deep emotions.

Truth is the Gift of Life

Yahweh is speaking to us through the written Word, divine revelation, and through science. Yahweh, being the creator of all things, seen or unseen, is the source of all truth, so that all truth is a part of Yahweh and his revelation.

Many scientific discoveries have been exceedingly beneficial to Yahweh’s people, whether they are conscious of these benefits or not. In this, the greatest time of revealed truth, there is much going on that is nothing more than fakery and deception from the great deceiver. An example is the popular therapist treatment that employs the use of witchcraft to recall passed experiences. Most hypnotists have the power to control the thoughts of his victims, even when they are not in a hypnotic state. Without this information, victims stand to lose family relationships, their homes, and sometimes their sanity, because hypnotists centers in on the lower nature to exalt its needs and desires above, and at the destruction of all else. This move teaches against close family units and the crucifixion of the adamic nature.

Ignorance to Bible truth and spiritual deliverance can cause us to fall easy prey to this deception. But not all spiritual activity is from the evil one, as some would suppose. That which produces evil consequences can rightly be called evil whether it is practiced in religion or outside of religion.

Bound By Fear

Many of Yahweh’s children refuse to arm themselves with the truth that would protect them from the deceiver. This they do out of fear that they will be deceived by opening their minds to deeper revelation. Yasha promised not to give us a scorpion when we ask for an egg.

For those who would protest against the statement that natural science has something to offer in the field of spiritual enlightenment, consider the things we learned in elementary and advanced schools of learning. The ability to read and write came through the natural channel of learning, as did many things that have been very beneficial to us in our spiritual growth and development.
The godly men of old did not have access to the knowledge and wisdom of their forefathers as we do today. They had to depend on their personal relationship with Yahweh and the supernatural realm to sustain them.

Supernatural powers were more accepted then, than now, because they had not become lost to the human family through the power of human reasoning.
We are living in an age when we can manage a superficial existence without either the knowledge or the supernatural realm of the Spirit, so most do. It is not necessary for us to combat the forces that the Biblical patriarchs were forced to combat. Therefore, most fall victim to the tranquility of flowing down the stream of social acceptance and worldly conformity without so much as the acknowledgment of the existence of a higher authority (Spirit of Yahweh), which does have and can sustain us.

Miracles Are For the Believers

If Joseph and Mary had not depended upon Yahweh’s supernatural power to protect them, Yasha would never have reached the age of two. Yahweh’s people are so suspicious and fearful of the spiritual realm today that anyone daring to depend on, or defend it, is not welcomed in the average congregation.

The past is filled with deceitful exaggerations and wicked schemes of trickery by people that preyed upon the Christians who were searching for the supernatural realm of miracles, and because this is so, the door to the heavenly is closed to most religious denominations.

Our Lord never told us to seek for miracles nor for power. He never told us to seek out individuals with these powers and then glorify them. In fact, we were given instructions in Matthew 6:33, saying, “But seek ye first the kingdom of Yahweh and His righteousness…” Romans 14:17, “For the kingdom of Yahweh is… righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.” St. John 8:32, “And Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free (from sin’s bondage).”

In our efforts to condition ourselves against the crooks and frauds that use witchcraft to deceive and swindle so many, we have become spiritually dry, formal, and fearful of everything in the supernatural realm. We have lost sight of the supernatural manifestation of the powers of Yahweh. But because of forces that are fast raising up against the truth and those who stand for it, and because of the pollution in the natural realm, Yahweh’s people must learn to depend on the supernatural. But how to divide the truth from the fakery is the giant that is to be conquered before we can enter into our promised inheritance.

Motivations can be helpful in preventing truth seekers from being deceived. If we are seeking truth that we intend to stand on at any cost (and believe me it will cost more than some are willing to pay), and not seeking just a quick fix of our personal problems; if we love righteousness, and seek wisdom for the benefit of the human family, and not for personal gain, we have the shield that will protect us. But if we can see no farther than our own personal domain, individual welfare, and achievements, we are conditioned to attract the wrong forces.

Many of those who are being deceived are deceived because they do not have love for the truth. We think of the millions that were deceived in the past decade by notorious con artist, and the feeling of insult and betrayal they must harbor in their hearts because of it. Yet those men carried a sign engraved with the word “swindler” that those who were Spirit led should have seen very clearly early on.

The fact that so many were, and yet are, swindling the Christians is a witness to the lack of revealed truth in the Church, and at this crucial time when truth is so desperately needed.

The Bible Reveals
Supernatural Powers

The Bible is a spiritual book, filled with supernatural manifestations and miracles, especially in connection with the life of Yasha and his teachings. Every Christian is obligated by the lack that has been revealed in the past decade, to find a prayer closet and seek for deeper truth; then accept the freedom to follow that path wherever it may lead. We will not be deceived as long as our hearts are turned toward Yahweh and his righteous Kingdom on earth.

The lack of spiritual power and reality in the modern churches should open our eyes and release us from the fear that is binding so many to the dead and formal system. But too many are so closely bound to the money god that they feel that all Christian workers share their greed. For this reason they fail to see the small, but powerful, nucleus untouched by earthly ambitions and traditions sitting on the pinnacle of the earth, holding back the forces of evil and gross darkness.

If we are to bring about that earthshaking change that is needed, Christians everywhere must follow the example of Saint Paul, i.e., they should find the reality that caused the faithful old prophet to confess: “But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Yasha my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,” Philippians 3:7-8.

“Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud. He that handles a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in Yahweh, happy is he. The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increases learning. Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly,” Proverbs 16:18-22.

Truth Dispels Fear

Truth Dispels Fear

Many have been programmed to believe that our God is holy, just, and righteous, while we, his off-springs, are unholy, unrighteous, and unimportant. Since we can find no way to change our unfortunate situation so that we might become worthy of his favor, it follows that we should not expect such a lofty and majestic being to concern himself with the every day cares of creatures of such low esteem.

If we hold this, or a similar image of ourselves and our relationship with Yahweh, our creator, we will confess our extreme unworthiness and our willingness to settle for the smallest cabin in the corner of heaven and a few crumbs from the master’s table. We will accept our misfortunes as “a streak of bad luck,” for to believe that it was Yahweh’s correction, or an attack from the devil would be to assume we were important enough to attract some attention from the spirit realm.

The Bondage of Fear

If we have been programmed in this fashion, we will have deep rooted fears, even if we refuse to allow them to surface. Our lack of confidence, added to the feeling that we are completely on our own as far as this life is concerned, makes us feel that things certainly cannot turn out well for us. Danger always seems to be lurking in the shadows and sooner or later we are bound to fail because of our limited ability to see into the future. We set no goals; we simply accept our fate and hope for a better tomorrow and for an occasional crumb to fall in our direction.

Are We Sons or Slaves?

If we do not hold a true image of our relationship with the Father, it is difficult to expect life to turn out well. We do our best to make wise choices, accept the status quo, and feel completely satisfied with the crumbs. We certainly do not allow ourselves to expect too much. To identify with the Creator as birth children is unthinkable to some who hold this image of themselves.
We were created for the glory and pleasure of Christ our Savior. I am convinced that he did not desire a whole creation of despicable creatures be made for his glory. We are not contemptible in the eyes of our Creator and should not be in our own.

If we do not recognize ourselves as Yahweh’s workmanship, created in his image, we cannot approach him in faith, nor find peace in his presence. We will not come boldly before his throne; if we do seek him, we will not do it in confidence and with expectation. In reality, that would be accepting responsibility for our having existed, and leaves us unable to comprehend our connections to him.

“Those that come unto Yahweh must believe that he is, and he is a rewarder of those that diligently seek him,” Hebrews 11: 6.

Yahweh is the only source of love and goodness and to be independent of him is to cut ourselves off from the ability to possess his goodness and we then become despicable. But his purpose in his creation is to have full fellowship with his sons.

Do you know that the scriptures tell us that we are the temple of Yahweh? That we are heirs of Yahweh and joint heirs with Christ? We are to come boldly before his throne? We were created by and for the Lord Yasha Christ and are the works of Yahweh’s hands? We are the highest of his creation and predestined to become Yahweh’s kings on earth and of the entire universe? We were chosen in Christ before the creation of the world to be a royal priesthood and to become one with him? We are Yahweh’s very own children! Let us act like it.

“Put away from you false and dishonest speech, and willful and contrary talk put far from you. Let your eyes look right on (with fixed purpose), and let your gaze be straight before you. Consider well the path of your feet, and let all your ways be established and ordered aright. Turn not aside to the right hand or to the left; remove your foot from evil,” Proverbs 4:24-27 (Amp.).

Truth and Its Consequences

Truth and Its Consequences

Though all history bears witness to it, it is impossible for anyone to understand the spiritual change that took place on earth through the earthly ministry of Christ without an in-depth study of the Bible. The Old Testament teaching of “an eye for an eye” was replaced at that time and has no place in the concept Christ taught. Yet Christianity, as a whole, has not fully experienced the change Yasha propagated and for the most part they are unaware that they are missing the mark.

Most Christians are confident in their commitment to follow the philosophy Christ taught to the letter. Yet they are shamefully lacking in power and effectiveness; so much so, that they fail to recognize their inefficiency and blame their failure on the circumstances around them.

A diversity of gifts was placed in the Church through the Holy Spirit to bridge the gap that was quite visible in the young Church. Peter clearly stated that the Holy Spirit would indefinitely function in any congregation that welcomed the Holy Spirit’s input (Acts 2:38-39). That being so, a Spirit-filled church should demonstrate the same power and give the Body spiritual support equal to the support Christ gave when he was present in the flesh.

It is sad to watch spiritually hungry Christians over-react to the smallest miracle, because the supernatural power that Christ established in the Church is so shamefully lacking in the congregation. But why is the Church so lacking, not only in miraculous powers, but also in its ability to convict the world of sin? Could it be that we need to confront our own lack first?

I am convinced that the philosophy our Savior taught is not being practiced in the Christian assemblies. I am just as convinced that, that alone is responsible for the lack we are experiencing.

Every spontaneous action automatically commands an instantaneous response, especially our actions on the spiritual and emotional level. Faith commands results, fear commands turmoil, and so forth; therefore we should be able to judge our true walk by the responses we are commanding and receiving. And we can be sure we are receiving the response that we commanded. Our Lord carefully instructed us in the skill of commanding positive results.

“But I say unto you, which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them, which hate you, Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you. And unto him that smites you on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that takes away your cloke forbid not to take your coat also. Give to every man that asks of you; and of him that takes away your goods ask them not again.

“And as you would that men should do to you, do you also to them likewise. For if you love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them. And if you do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same. And if you lend to them of whom you hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and (the consequences) your reward shall be great, and you shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil. Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful,” Luke 6:27-38.

Yahweh’s will is that we should be merciful, for he is merciful. We should become a manifestation of his characteristics, but there are other reasons for following the above instructions. Even though he does not name the specific responses in this admonition, he assures us in other texts that every action will, without doubt, command a specific response. However, in the scriptures above our orator goes on to detail several actions and their responses.

Because we are sometimes thinking in the carnal realm, we see only the responses of the carnal man and make judgments on the realm that we can see with our carnal eyes. When this happens, we say, “Oops! God made a mistake, his principle doesn’t work.” In that realm it really does not work, because our action was not in faith. We have our eyes on what man has done, instead of what Yahweh is doing.

In all actions we must be mindful that the responses we receive will not change forms if our actions are positive, that is, if they are charged with faith in the Living Word they will produce a positive reaction. If the action is good, but not made alive by faith, it will produce a negative reaction. Actually we will continue to find fault, judge, criticize, condemn, hold grudges, fight, grumble, take sides, etc. until we are submerged in a baptism of Love. When our hearts are overflowing with the Love that Christ manifested to the world, we will have the ability to fulfill the actions that initiates the responses that are named below. In that day we will faithfully stand in the gap and make up the hedge.

“Judge not (positive action), and you shall not be judged (positive response): Condemn not (positive action), and you shall not be condemned (positive response): etc. Forgive, and you shall be forgiven: Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that you mete withal it shall be measured to you again,” Luke 6:37-38.

I was reluctant to include verse 38, because so many ministers have misused it at offering time. Some folks have grown hostile when this verse is repeated, but it should not be excluded because of their unfavorable use of it. It works if the giving is a spontaneous reaction of godly love and righteousness. The giving that is dealt with here may sometimes be referring to the giving of cash, depending on the need, but in all truth it is dealing with the giving of oneself. It refers to being touched by the awareness of another’s needs so deeply that it commands an action, whether it involves our cash, time, energy, compassion, or spiritual support. When this happens we will respond with a positive action that commands the Bride to give birth to the manifestation of Yahweh’s attributes; a sight the whole creation is waiting for with groans that cannot be uttered. When it comes, it will be a manifestation of the Spirit of pure truth and reality in his sons.

“You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, That you resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also. And whosoever shall compel you to go a mile, go with him twain.

“Give to him that asks thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away. You have heard that it has been said, Thou shall love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. For if you love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? And if you salute your brethren only, what do you more than others? do not even the publicans so?

“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect,” Matthew 5:38-48.

Please take note of Yasha’s words here in reference to the last statement. Too many people reduce this word “perfect” to mean mature. But according to the text, the word “perfect” in connection to our perfection is in equal standing with that of the Father; so be careful you do not water it down to the human level of man’s carnal weakness.

When Love Is Tried

I had quite a difficult time keeping up when my boys were born; we had bought a farmhouse and eighty acres of land before we dug a well. A house without running water was a little difficult to adjust to; I had four little girls in school, and tiny twin boys. My husband drove the only car we had to work and stayed at work from dawn to dark. I did not know our neighbors. Our friends and relatives, living miles away only complicated the situation.

Our boys seemed to hover at deaths door for several days after their six-week premature birth. It was a joy to bring them home, even with all their problems. They demanded constant attention twenty-four- seven. They paid no attention to the clock. They demanded attention in the wee hours of the morning. Proper rest was non existent for me for a while. But as parents we brace up in a crisis with our children—love bridges the gap and instead of feeling inconvenienced, we feel blessed for having been given the opportunity. Love acts that way— it does not take notice when it is imposed upon or bruised.

As we experience the divine Love of the next realm, we will not retain the shoulder chips and the pride that drives us to take account of all the intentional and unintentional trivial injustices we must suffer from a busy world that cannot take the time to say thank you, or to give a pat on the back, when we have stretched bone and sinew beyond their endurance to go the second mile. We will have reached a plateau where thoughtlessness and indifference does not exist. We are encouraged to “…seek the kingdom of Yahweh; and all these things shall be added unto you. Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom,” Luke 12:31-32.

Love Suffers Long

Yahweh desires to give his kingdom to us, and it is worth taking. “For the kingdom of Yahweh is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit,” Romans 14:17.

These three attributes rank as the greatest and most coveted gifts on earth, but they too are available to us only through making the actions that commands their responses.

“Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven,” Matthew 5:17-20.

Though it is in the Old Testament, the fiftieth-eighth chapter of Isaiah has a beautiful list of actions that command positive responses. With cancer, strokes, heart attacks and other maladies on the rampage, and the fact that we’re not getting any younger, it would appear that now is as good a time as any to start initiating these responses.

“Cry loudly, do not hold back; raise your voice like a trumpet, and declare to My people their transgression, and to the house of Jacob their sins. “Yet they seek me day by day, and delight to know My ways, as a nation that has done righteousness, and has not forsaken the ordinance of their God. They ask me {for} just decisions; they delight in the nearness of Yahweh.

“Why have we fasted and Thou dost not see? {Why} have we humbled ourselves and Thou dost not notice?’ Behold, on the day of your fast you find {your} desire, and drive hard all your workers.”

“Behold, you fast for contention and strife and to strike with a wicked fist. You do not fast like {you do} today to make your voice heard on high. Is it a fast like this which I choose, a day for a man to humble himself? Is it for bowing one’s head like a reed, and for spreading out sackcloth and ashes as a bed? Will you call this a fast, even an acceptable day to Yahweh?”

“Is this not the fast which I choose to loosen the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and break every yoke? (Now, a description of the positive that commands a positive reaction.) “Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into the house; when you see the naked, to cover him; and not to hide yourself from your own flesh? (A positive response) Then your light will break out like the dawn, and your recovery will speedily spring forth; and your righteousness will go before you; the glory of Yahweh will be your rear guard.” Then you will call, and Yahweh will answer; you will cry, and he will say, “Here I am.”

“If you remove the yoke from your midst, the pointing of the finger, and speaking wickedness, “And if you give yourself to the hungry, and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then your light will rise in darkness, and your gloom {will become} like midday. And Yahweh will continually guide you, and satisfy your desire in scorched places, and give strength to your bones; and you will be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water whose waters do not fail. “And those from among you will rebuild the ancient ruins; you will raise up the age-old foundations; and you will be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of the streets in which to dwell. If because of the Sabbath, you turn your foot from doing your {own} pleasure on My holy day, and call the Sabbath a delight, the holy {day} of Yahweh honorable, and shall honor it, desisting from your {own} ways, from seeking your {own} pleasure, and speaking {your own} word, Then you will take delight in Yahweh, and I will make you ride on the heights of the earth; and I will feed you {with} the heritage of Jacob your father, for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken,” Isaiah 58:1-14 (NAS).

Some folks are so materialist minded that they consider the only positive consequences of their actions have to be some kind of material blessing, but that is not so, the consequences comes in so many different ways that it would be impossible to pinpoint some of them.

While personally sharing the above study, the old familiar question once again surfaced, “If I do this,” meaning turn the other cheek, “what protection do I have when I am attacked by an enraged spirit that comes at me through someone that has completely lost all sense of reasoning and the ability to hear or think if the spirit is bent on destroying me?” This is a similar reaction I usually get from people that want to follow their Lord and Savior. Yet they are not sure they can fully trust him to protect them.

I pondered for something that can support my concept, and being as our Lord is the only man that has ever taught this concept I looked to his example for the answer. That Christ was martyred is an accepted fact, therefore; his example does not seem to give one a lot of support in making a decision to mimic his life pattern down to the fine point, but I was given my scripture in Matthew 26: 50-56.

“And Yasha said unto him, Friend, wherefore art thou come? Then came they, and laid hands on Yasha, and took him.

“And, behold, one of them, which were with Yasha stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest’s, and smote off his ear.

“Then said Yasha unto him, “Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword. Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?

“In that same hour said Yasha to the multitudes, are you come out as against a thief with swords and staves for to take me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and you laid no hold on me. But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.”

I am blessed by the implications that are visible in Yasha’s statement in the above text. Paraphrasing the text into my own comprehension, I hear Yasha addressing the multitude that had followed the High Priest and his men to the garden, saying, “Look, you clowns, here you are with your multitude of spectators, acting like you are coming out after a criminal. You are armed with swords and staves as if you are trying to capture a desperado. What are you doing? Are you putting on a show for this multitude by pretending I would be difficult to take? I have walked unarmed among you for the past few years preaching, teaching, and healing. I have performed miracles to feed you. Now here you are acting as if you need weapons for protection from me. Has it not yet dawned on you that I have been protected from you and your cutthroat leadership all the time that I have boldly gone about teaching the Kingdom principles? The only reason you can take me now is because my Father is allowing you to help me fulfill my mission. I could call a dozen legions of angels if I needed them to rescue me from your hands, but I don’t. Your actions here are making it possible for me to redeem the world. So here I am.”

The point I am striving to make here is that Yasha’s perfect union with Life, rendered death powerless. Because there was no death in his thought pattern; therefore, death could not touch him. “For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace,” Romans 8:6.

Notice that Yasha never threatened them by saying he could use his power to destroy them. He could not if he had yielded his mind to that thought pattern for a second, it would have lowered him down to the adamic realm. The desire to retaliate comes from the adamic or death realm.

The angels have charge over us; they are guarding us. I cannot say “Come here quickly angel and smite my enemy” without first taking my mind out of the positive Life-realm, thereby, giving death a place to operate in me. Yasha made it clear that when we desire to do something those circumstances prevents us from doing, it has the same effect on the mind as doing it does.

The will to do it is there, even when opportunity prevents death from taking its toll. If we can persuade another spirit to carry out our grim mission, whether it is in spirit or in the flesh, death’s work has been activated in the mind and will hold us on the death realm until we are delivered from it.

True Servitude

True Servitude

I once heard a minister say, “If I knew all is to be saved some day, I would stop worrying about sin. I would quit preaching and go back out into the world and have a good time.” What does this man’s statement reveal about his spiritual development and his attitude toward righteousness? Do you think it reveals that he does not have a repentant heart? He has not accepted the Spirit of Christ nor seen it by revelation. With *flesh-works and with his lips he is attempting to serve Yahweh, but his heart is far from him.

This minister does not have true love for Yasha or he would enjoy keeping his commandments and delight himself in the law of the Lord. He is only pretending to agree with Yahweh because he is afraid to disagree. He is seeking to save himself by his good works; he has a selfish motive. He sees no value in righteousness or in the principles of Christ. The name of the game, to his way of thinking, is his ability to outsmart Yahweh; that is, getting on the good side of Yahweh because he is powerful. He sees no reality in Yahweh’s goodness. He has confused the meaning of righteousness with power. He calls Yahweh good because he holds power over him.

According to this minister’s theory, goodness does not merit any praise or acceptance in itself; it has been imposed upon creation, not as a benefit to mankind, but as a law and restraint to true happiness. The principles of Christ, in his concept, offers neither reward nor happiness here on earth. This man acknowledged the principles of Christ only because it is Yahweh’s attitude and he is the one with controlling power, or authority. It is the age old theory, “God will get you for doing that.”

If the Spirit-realm is like the world system where fashions, fads, and morals are controlled by those in high places, and the standards are set by the power of the wealthy and prestigious, and approximately ninety-five percent of mankind is serving the devil, would that not prove that the devil has more power than the Creator and exercises it? Therefore, we might need to switch sides and get on the winning side? But of course we know this is foolish.

*Yahweh is love and righteousness and there is no *variableness neither shadow of turning in him. He is holy, sovereign, and the same yesterday today and forever. He is completely righteous and never unrighteous. We love and serve him because we love good and hate evil, or we do not serve him at all.
Before we can become a Christian, we must be sorry for our evil nature and desire deliverance from it. If we become a Christian only because we fear a future judgment and not because we are enlightened to the evil consequence of sin, we are not clothed in Yahweh’s righteousness and desperately need a true revelation on the evil consequences of sin, for *the wages of sin is death.

*John 14:23: Yasha answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

*Psalm 1:1-2: Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of Yahweh; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

*I John 4:8: He that loves not knows not Yahweh; for Yahweh is love.

*James 1:17: Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

*Hebrews 13:8: Yasha Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.

*Romans 6:22-23: But now being made free from sin, and become servants to Yahweh, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of Yahweh is eternal life through Yasha Christ our Lord.

Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

As precious and essential as the operation of the spiritual gifts are in the administration of Church government, and in our individual spiritual growth and development, gifts are not the fullness of Yahweh’s ultimate. It is the means by which he ordained to bring his Body into full maturity (Eph. 4:11-14) and the kingly priesthood ministry (Rev. 1:6; 2:26-27; 3:21; 1 Pet. 2:5-9).
Yasha’s message was truly a message of the Kingdom of Yahweh. He announced its presence and had much to say concerning it. He instructed his disciples to pray for the Kingdom to come (Mat. 6:10). He bade them to carry the glad tidings to all nations before the climax of that age (Matt. 4: 23; 24:14).
We are told to seek the Kingdom and its righteousness, after which material blessings are to be added (Matt. 3:2). John proclaimed, “The Kingdom of Yahweh is at hand” Matthew 3:12. Yasha said “the Kingdom of Yahweh is within you, and comes not with observation,” Luke 17:20-21.

The Heavenly Kingdom is not of this present arrangement (John 8:36), for it is righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit (Rom. 14:17).

John, looking ahead through the eyes of the Spirit, witnessed the coronation of the overcomers and their successful reign through Christ in the Kingdom age. He gave audience as every member of Yahweh’s creation harmonized in a universal song of praise—giving honor and glory to Yasha the Messiah, the Lord of lords and the King of kings (Rev. 5:10-13).

The World Book Dictionary defines the word “kingdom,” in reference to its spiritual application, as the spiritual sovereignty of Yahweh or of Christ, the domain over which Yahweh rules the heavens and the earth.

Although the fullness of the Kingdom age is a future event, we are presently subjects of that Kingdom. Paul states that we have been translated into the heavenly Kingdom through the power of Life, saying, “Who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son,” Colossians 1:13. “And has raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Yasha,” Ephesians 2:6.

We must abide in the Kingdom principles, for only those who becomes subject to the authority of Christ are a part of Yahweh’s Kingdom.

In dealing with those who were pre- tending to be dedicated to Yahweh, Christ said, “and why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say,” Luke 6:46.

“But as many as received him (Yasha), to them gave he power to become the Sons of Yahweh, even to them that believe on (into) his name,” John 1:12.

“As many as are led by the Spirit of Yahweh, they are the Sons of Yahweh,” Romans 8:14.

They that Love Yahweh

They That Love Yahweh

The Word teaches us that our life is so controlled by Yahweh’s Spirit that all things work together for our good. But there’s a catch here that could be overlooked. This promise is not given to the rebels and God-haters. This promise is given to those who “love” Yahweh. This entails loving his principles, which includes turning the other cheek (Matt. 3:39), giving to those who ask of us, and to those who would borrow from us (Matt. 5:39), loving our enemies, blessing those who curse us, doing good to those who hate us, praying for those who despiteful use and persecute us. It is also being willing to go two miles when we have only been compelled to go one.

If the above scriptures describe your willful actions when confronted by your enemies and those who disregard and belittle you, then you can truthfully step up and claim the promise.

But, if we only claim to love Yahweh while in reality we hate and reject his Spirit, we cannot claim the promises that were given to those who love Yahweh. Yahweh will not force his nature on us. The works of the flesh will automatically return unto us in the nature they went out from us—flesh will produce fruits of the flesh. If we love Yahweh and obey his word, our works are of a higher realm and we will be blessed by the fruit they produce in our life.

Someone might say, “I do not use that principle, but Yahweh still loves me, because he uses me in his ministry. Isn’t this a sign that he condones my actions?”

No, this is not a sign that Yahweh condones sin. Have you not read 2 Timothy 2:20? “But in a great house there are not only vessels of, gold and silver, but also of wood and earth; and some to honor and some to dishonor. If a man therefore purge himself of these (profane and vain babblings and sin), he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified and meet for the Master’s use.”

Being a servant in the house of the Lord does not qualify us as a son. The son inherits Yahweh’s nature (principle). If we are not operating in his principle or being led by his Spirit, it is because we are servants and not sons. “Yasha answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever commits sin is the servant of sin, and the servant abides not in the house for ever: but the son abides ever, If the Son therefore shall make you free (from sin) ye shall be free indeed (in reality, or in actions).” John 8: 34-36. “For as many as are led by the Spirit of Yahweh, they are the sons of Yahweh,” Romans 8:14. “…Yahweh is love,” 1 John 4:8.

They Shall Take Up Serpents

They Shall Take Up Serpents

“They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover,” Mark 16:18.

A careful study of word meaning is an absolute must to the sincere Christian if they wish to come into a clear understanding of Yahweh’s word. The misunderstanding of one word in a sentence can rob us of many blessings. In fact, it can cost us our life. For example, the misunderstanding of the Greek word “airo,” translated “take up” in the above scripture is the reason that many Christians have taken up serpents in their religious services. Many sincere Christians have been bitten by these snakes and more than a few have died. Though Mark16:18 is the only place where airo is used in this manner, there are other places in the Bible where this word is used. It is always wise to search the scriptures before one arrives at a final conclusion as to what is being said in the text.

Airo is often used in the Bible as taking away, removing, or destroying, without any suggestion of caging and handling. Matthew 24:39 used it in speaking of the waters sweeping the people away in the days of Noah. It is translated away with him in Luke 23:18 where sinners were rejecting Christ and wished to have him crucified.

Here are more examples of where and how this word is used in the Bible:
Luke 6:29: “And him that ‘taketh away’ (airo) thy cloak forbid not to take away thy coat also.” Here the taking away is a violent or aggressive act.
Luke 11:22: “But when a stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he ‘taketh (airo)’ from him all his armor wherein he trusted.” Here again, airo is shown to be an aggressive act of taking something away by force.
John 11:48: “If we let him (Christ) alone, all men will believe on him; and the Romans shall come and ‘take away’ (airo) both our place and nation.” This also is suggesting a violent or aggressive action.

The statement in John 10:18 is made by the Lord concerning His crucifixion, saying, “No man ‘taketh’ (airo) it (my life) from me, but I lay it down of myself.” Here “airo” is used in describing a violent and aggressive act of taking away a person’s life.

Again John uses airo to narrate the story of the trial and crucifixion of our precious Savior: “And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your King! But they cried out, ‘away’ (airo) with him, ‘away’ (airo) with him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar,” John 19:14-15.

Airo is found in other ancient Greek writings and with the same meaning as the Scripture uses it, and there is not one instance in the New Testament where believers demonstrated their faith by snake charming. In fact, the only place in the New Testament where a Christian experienced an encounter with a reptile was when Paul was bitten by one. In this, the miracle was not in Paul’s ability to handle snakes without being bitten, but of accidentally being bitten and feeling no ill effects afterwards (Acts 28:5).

The serpent is a symbol of evil. What our Savior would have us to understand by the statement he made in Mark 16:18, is that we are to have power over the most dreaded forces, not just to endure them, but to take, or cast them away. That is, we should remove them, not cage them to handle in church services.

The Weapons of Our Warfare

The Weapons of Our Warfare

“Even though we walk about in flesh bodies, we do not war according to the flesh, because the weapons we use in our warfare are not of the flesh realm, but very effective and powerful in Yahweh, for our intentions are to demolish strongholds, by destroying the carnal imaginations and every exalted barrier that lifts itself up against the truth and revelation of Yahweh, and bring unto captivity every thought unto the obedience of the Anointed Word, and getting ourselves in readiness to bring judgment against all disobedience after we have persuaded you to do exactly the same thing,” 1 Corinthians 10:3-5 (Amp.).

We find that we must be very alert in our administration of the Word. For there is a very fine line between being firm and in becoming argumentative and defensive. We must stand, and hold up a standard. But remember, there are many people that do not understand the deeper things of the Word. The deeper truths are not trivial as some would have us believe. These truths must be proclaimed, but the scriptures tell us, if any man is willfully ignorant, let him continue on in his ignorance. We are to break bread and sup with those that hunger and thirst after truth, but that is as far as we are instructed to go. Trying to feed those who have no spiritual appetite only promotes confusion, division, and strife.

There is a price we must pay for standing in truth. If we are to progress in truth, we will be reject by the world and the religious system. Many people see truth beyond their acceptance level, because they are too weak to bear the prosecution it demands.

The immature and contentious should remain at the top of our prayer list, but remember, no man can come to the Father except he is drawn by and to the Spirit.

Let us always have oil in your lamp and keep it burning, but leave the rebellious in the hands of the Lord.