GIVING IN "ABUNDANCE"

I’ve heard the sermon of the widow’s mite many times. The Lord showed me something that is vital to this lesson. Let’s look at what we are being told.

"41 And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich cast in much. 42 And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing. 43 And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury: 44 For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living." Mark 12:41-44 (KJV)

One obvious fact is Jesus is talking about giving since He compares the giving of one with the giving of others. Yet who are the others? It seems that everyone wants to compare the giving of the widow to that of the scribes and Pharisees. Shall the Pharisees stand with common people? No, they positioned themselves at the head, across from the people. Would the whole of the people be giving on this day or just the Pharisees and one widow? The whole of the people would be giving. Though it talks about the “rich casting in much”, we must not compare that with the “abundance” mentioned later. Also, most of the people of that day lived from day to day and did not have the “abundance” (as in a lot of stuff) of the Pharisees. It is these people who were also giving. Yet Jesus pointed out the widow. Read More…
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FAITH THAT WORKS

When talking about the Ten Commandments, and obeying other commands which were given us, I often get a response, “We are saved by grace, not by works”.

One of several things I found to be true; No where in the Bible will you find saved by works. Likewise, no where in the Bible will you find judged by grace. We are saved by grace (Eph 2:8) and judged by works (1 Peter 1:17). Read More…
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PURE EVIDENCE

There are sulfur balls found just south of the Dead Sea in Israel. This is the only location in the world that these sulfur balls can be found. Most of these ball are imbedded into the landscape as if driven by a force.

Also in this area is ash that is composed of Calcium Sulfate and Calcium Carbonate; which are by-products of limestone and sulfur which was burning. Limestone was a popular building material during the Biblical days and most building were built from this material. The evidence tells us this ash is ancient buildings that were burnt by sulfur.

“Then the Lord rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven;”
Gen 19:24 (KJV) Read More…
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WHERE EVER HE GOES

Many see me state often, we need a TRUE STUDY of God’s Word. Question is, define TRUE STUDY.

People who follow blindly, high profile people, are often called “sheeple”; which has become a derogatory term. Fact is, we don’t like being called sheep, yet this is what we are referred to many times in the Bible, even by Yeshua Himself.

Whether we like to admit it or not, we have a natural tendency to follow. Read More…
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BEAST RELATIONS

Alberto, a Jesuit priest, spoke of a secret sign to be given amongst the Jesuit order,

“...a secret sign was to be given to the Jesuits world-wide when the ecumenical movement had successfully wiped out Protestantism, in preparation for the signing of a concordat between the Vatican and the U.S.
The sign was to be when a president of the U.S. took his oath of office facing an obelisk.” The God Fathers; Alberto pt 3, pg 26. Read More…
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