TRUTH – It’s Never Too Late to Tell it.

As I was waiting in the High School office this morning (I am a substitute teacher in the local High School.), I noticed a poster on the wall outside the principal’s office. It said, “TRUTH – It’s never too late to tell it!” That poster inspired this post!

It’s absolutely amazing how important telling the truth is in this culture! Growing up in public education systems and not to mention living in the Bible belt, telling the truth was and still is a very important thing. I can remember multiple times in school when I was caught in a lie that I had told about a friend, or whatever else I was involved in, and shuttering as the administration would shake the truth out of me. Whether it was at school or at home, I’m sure we all have had similar situations in our lives. Why is telling the truth so important?

As I remember my childhood, there is no doubt in my mind that telling the truth was far more respectable, and pleasing to our own conscience than the alternative. The thing that blows my mind is, when the “Truth” goes against what some might believe to be true, it is not received as truth, but a LIE! Did you read that? When truth goes against what is believed to be true, it is considered a lie!

The other thing I can remember is, when I truly didn’t want to get caught in a lie, I would have to manipulate multiple people into believing that what I was saying was true. Therefore, the lie that I had told, was beginning to be believed as true, thus making the absolute Truth, a lie. Well, at least it seemed that way. The truth is, TRUTH is truth and lies are lies.

LIAR LIAR PANTS ON FIRE!

If someone believes a lie to be truth, and teaches it as truth, are they a liar? This is a hard question! The one who told the original lie is a liar, but are those who spread that lie, even if they wholeheartedly believe it to be true, liars as well? The answer, though hard to swallow, is YES!

The Brit Hadasha (commonly referred to as the “New Testament”) teaches us to test everything according to the scriptures, to find if it is true or not. What scriptures could it be referring to? Is it referring to Galatians, or Romans? When the Berean’s tested Shaul’s (commonly referred to as “The Apostle Paul”) teachings with the scriptures, to find that what he was teaching was true, what “scriptures” did they use? Why did they use these “scriptures” as the foundation for Truth? Could this mean that the scriptures the Berean’s used are Truth? So things like, “the swine, though it has a split hoof, does not chew the cud, so it is not food for you….” are truth? The Berean’s could NOT have used Shaul’s letters to test his own teachings! They had to use the Scriptures that they had, which by the way are the same scriptures Yeshua quotes from.

So, we have established the fact that just because you believe something to be true, it does NOT make it truth. We have to test everything according to the “Scriptures” (Tanakh or, commonly referred to as the ” Old Testament”) in order to find if it is really true, or just a cultural lie that has been taught as truth. If truth is such an important thing in little, every day things, it MUST be important in our spiritual lives as well!

“PRIDE COMES BEFORE THE FALL.”
Yeshua

I find it very interesting, that when you challenge common thought, even if you have plenty of evidence against it, it is not well received. It reminds me of a quote from the True Messiah, Yeshua, “Pride comes before the fall.” Common thought will be held in the light of truth and fall when it does not line up with His word.

Test EVERYTHING according to the scriptures to see if it is truly the TRUTH, or a lie that has been received as truth!

Shalom.

Learn Torah | Faithful with little, Faithful with MUCH!

Yeshua said, in Luke 16:10, “He who is faithful with little, will also be faithful with much.” What does this mean? I have always heard this verse applied to finances, because that’s what the parable is speaking of, but I wonder if this might have a deeper meaning! I mean, what if this “parable” is speaking of WAY more than our money?

I see something VERY often that saddens me deeply. I am talking about when someone hears the TRUTH, but doesn’t walk in it. The exact same thing happens EVERY time i see this circumstance! The person who heard, is in the very same place in 6 months, a year, or even longer. You see, when we hear the voice of Yehovah, and we don’t follow it, He will not give us more instruction! The true breath of Yehovah is speaking the same things to all who have ears to hear. But sadly, when someone does not hear and obey (שמע-Shema), they are caught in the enemy’s grasp to stay stagnant! When we hear His voice and do nothing, the enemy grabs ahold a LOT tighter and it becomes MUCH more difficult to walk forward in the future!

Think about it this way…

If your dog gets out of the yard, are you not going to try and fix the hole in the fence? You are going to do everything you can do, to keep your precious pet in the yard. But, if your dog was not getting out, you wouldn’t keep such a tight watch on the stability of the fence.

This is EXACTLY what the enemy does! He doesn’t have to keep a tight watch on those who do not see the holes! But those who see, he quickly ties them up and tries to remove the hole from their sight! His goal is to keep all in the “fence” of deception. He does this with multiple different tactics. But the outcome is the same; a person who was once excited to leave man’s traditions, is now tied up in the corner because they didn’t RUN out when they and the chance!

People, WE MUST RUN AWAY FROM SATAN’S DECEPTION!

You may ask, “How do we do that?

Well, Yeshua came to show you the way out! He said, “Narrow is the gate that leads to life, and only a few will find it.” What does scripture say about life and death? All throughout, it says that OBEDIENCE brings life! On the contrary, disobedience brings death! Yeshua said, “If you love ME, keep my commands.” He was testifying to the truth of the scriptures! He wants ALL to obey, but the evidence of our love for Him is played out in our obedience to HIM!

All this to say, if you have once had revelation to walk according to Torah, but now find yourself in a sterile place, GO BACK TO THAT REVELATION AND OBEY IT! If you are faithful in the little things, YOU WILL BE FAITHFUL WITH MUCH! That’s a promise that He will give you more instruction as you walk in obedience! If you want out of Satan’s yard, FOLLOW YESHUA OUT! But I will warn you, it requires physical action to walk out of deception! Shalom!

What is Love?

1 John 2:3-6
By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments. The one who says, “I have come to know Him,” and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him; but whoever keeps His word, in him the love of Elohim has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him: the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.

Did he just say, “Whoever KEEPS his word, in HIM the LOVE OF ELOHIM IS PERFECTED??! What is Love? The bible defines it as OBEDIENCE to the WORD of the FATHER! John says “if you say you love HIM, but DO NOT obey HIM, you are a LIAR.” Remember, Yeshua’s commands ARE NOT NEW! They are the Fathers commands.

John 14:23,24
Yeshua answered and said to him, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him. He who does not love Me does not keep My words; and the word which you hear is not Mine, but the Father’s who sent Me.

He Lived perfectly according to the Torah, NOT to do away with it, but to show us how we can lay down MAN’s traditions, and live in GOOD Doctrine! HIS TORAH. So according to our bibles the TRUE definition of LOVE, is OBEDIENCE! How do we love our neighbor as ourself? If we obey Yehovah’s Torah, it gives us perfect instruction on how to love our neighbor! We must STOP defining love with our own understanding, and turn to good doctrine! May you learn to truly LOVE Yehovah by receiving Yeshua’s testimony, and walking as HE HIMSELF WALKED!

What is His name? – A Follow Up

I decided to make a follow up post helping explain a little bit more, the previous entry I made. What is His name? It has become very obvious to me that this a “hot topic” in the religious world! My last post stated that we should be proclaiming His name, which is יהוה.

Nowhere did I state that we couldn’t refer to Him as Adonai. The problem with Adonai, is not the title, but the use of it. The rabbis taught the people long ago to read יהוה as אדוני, thus helping the enemy remove His name from our lips. This is not a bash on the rabbis. They were trying to save their tails in a time of horrible persecution. I cannot judge them. What I can do, is assess the situation with the text. The text has His name written out, יהוה, over 6800 times. Does Adonai appear in the text? Absolutely it does! Again, the problem is not “Adonai”, but the use of it.

As I explained in the previous post, calling him master, or lord, is not setting Him apart. If we are in a room full of men, and I holler out, “Thanks guy!”, who am I referring to? Eliyahu said, ” If Baal is Elohim, worship him! If יהוה is Elohim, worship Him.” You see, in a mixed multitude of religious beliefs, saying “praise the lord” applies to everyone. But when I proclaim His name, יהוה, it sets Him apart from all other mighty ones. With little research on the word Lord, one could say that’s what they were calling out when they said, “oh Baal, oh Baal, answer us!”

The name Adonai is used to try and make יהוה relative to all religions today. The religious giants in the day of the rabbis, didn’t want to hear the name יהוה spoken. The religious giants of today are accomplishing the same thing.

The Christian god, is not the same mighty one as יהוה. That’s hard to swallow for some, and quite apparent to others. The ones who understand this truth, look and act quite different, and are set apart from Christianity. Ironically, people who claim to have “crossed over”, try and bring their idolatry with them, into their new lives. Sadly they are still in the same boat they were in, before they had revelation of the other side. When we die to ourselves and become new, we have to leave our ideas, our beliefs, our titles, EVERYTHING behind. If we still have some of the beliefs from our past, we survived the “crucifixion with messiah” and are actually still living in our old form.

I call my wife all sorts of titles when I’m alone with her, in the privacy of our own home, but when I need to get her attention in a group a various people, I use her name. People! We are in a large group of religious nonsense! We MUST begin using His name and set Him apart from all other mighty ones. If not, you might be calling upon Baal and not even know it!

Shalom.

What is His name?

I find it interesting that a lot of people in the “messianic” movement are buying translations of the Scriptures that use the “NAME” of our creator, but yet still refer to Him as “lord” and various other titles. Don’t get me wrong, I am NOT bashing people in this post! I just know that the Scriptures plainly tell us MULTIPLE times to remember His name, to proclaim His name, to make His name set apart. The irony is, when we refer to Him as “the lord”, we are not only throwing Him in the pot with all other mighty ones, but we are NOT proclaiming or calling to remembrance, His name.

Please understand me! This is NOT a sacred name post. I am not trying to push your pronunciation to the curb! I’m saying, “ SPEAK HIS NAME!” His name is powerful! His name is wonderful! His name is the very name that frees us from Mitsrayim! HIS NAME IS יהוה!

Everywhere He causes His name to be mentioned, He comes and blesses that place! His name is NOT lord, jesus, christ, l-rd, adonai, etc. HE IS יהוה! The Messiah is יהושוע (Yehoshua or Yeshua) Is He my Adonai? Absolutely! But He wants us to call Him by His name! If He asked us to not say His name that would be different. But He has asked us to do the exact opposite, and call on His name!

“All who call upon the NAME OF יהוה will be saved!”
(Joel 2:32)

When we refer to Him as Lord, all other people who worship their “lord” are in agreement with us. When we say, praise, “praise the lord.”, everyone in the room praises his own idea of who the “lord” is. When we set His name apart and say, “praise יהוה.”, everyone has to make a decision to praise יהוה or not. Again, is He our master? YES! Is His name L-rd? NO. He is a good Father who wants us to call Him by name! Praise His name by USING IT!

“And I shall remove the names of the Ba‛als from her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name.” (Hosea 2:17)

Shalom!

Torah Ministry | Spirit of Eliyahu or Paul?

I have been doing a lot of thinking these past few days about how so many people HATE the prophetic voice of Yehovah. A passage from Isaiah (Yeshayahu) comes to mind…

For this is a rebellious people, FALSE sons, Sons who REFUSE to listen to the Torah of Yehovah; Who say to the seers, “You must not see visions”; And to the prophets, “You must not prophesy to us what is right, Speak to us pleasant words, Prophesy illusions. “Get out of the way, turn aside from the path, Let us hear no more about the Holy One of Yisrael.” (Isaiah 30:9-11)

Sadly, many today are trying to recreate the 1st century assembly, when in actuality we are in the times of Elijah (Eliyahu) the prophet! You have to remember that the 1st century assembly was around in a time when the temple was standing. They were not in captivity. They could go to the temple for the daily sacrifices etc. When terms like “food” were used, EVERYONE knew what the definition was, and that the speaker was not referring to everything you put in your mouth! I heard someone say something to the effect of, “You don’t sound anything like the Apostle Paul.” Again, sadly we are not in the days of Paul (Shaul).

“Remember the Torah of Moshe My servant, even the statutes and ordinances which I commanded him in Horeb for all Yisrael. “Behold, I am going to send you Eliyahu the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of Yehovah. “He will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers, so that I will not come and smite the land with a curse.” (Malachi 4:4-6)

Interestingly enough, he did not prophecy of the spirit of Shaul returning, but the spirit of Eliyahu! Lets take a look at the way Eliyahu handled the the prophets who were speaking lies…

When Ahab saw Eliyahu, Ahab said to him, “Is this you, you troubler of Israel?” He said, “I have not troubled Israel, but you and your father’s house have, because you have forsaken the commandments of Yehovah and you have followed the Baals. (1 Kings 18:17,18)

So right off the bat, Eliyahu is calling it like it is! He is not patting people on the back but calling out the transgression as the cause for the trouble. So many people tell me that my tone is wrong. I watch daily, the Messianic movement walking right alongside pagan Christianity in saying words similar to the passage from Yeshayahu I quoted above! “You hate the body of Yeshua,” “You don’t have love in your speech.” “Prophecy to us ILLUSIONS!” Sadly Yisrael has settled for a watered down, weak message, that is about as far from the truth as lying. Let’s keep reading about Eliyahu, and see how this “spirit” operates.

“Now then send and gather to me all Yisrael at Mount Carmel, together with 450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of the Asherah, who eat at Jezebel’s table.” So Ahab sent a message among all the sons of Yisrael and brought the prophets together at Mount Carmel. Eliyahu came near to all the people and said, “How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If Yehovah is Elohim, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him.” But the people did not answer him a word. Then Eliyahu said to the people, “I alone am left a prophet of Yehovah, but Baal’s prophets are 450 men. “Now let them give us two oxen; and let them choose one ox for themselves and cut it up, and place it on the wood, but put no fire under it; and I will prepare the other ox and lay it on the wood, and I will not put a fire under it. “Then you call on the name of your mighty one, and I will call on the name of Yehovah, and the mighty one who answers by fire, He is Elohim.” And all the people said, “That is a good idea.”

So Eliyahu said to the prophets of Baal, “Choose one ox for yourselves and prepare it first for you are many, and call on the name of your mighty one, but put no fire under it.” Then they took the ox which was given them and they prepared it and called on the name of Baal from morning until noon saying, “O Baal, answer us.” But there was no voice and no one answered. And they leaped about the altar which they made. It came about at noon, that Eliyahu mocked them and said, “Call out with a loud voice, for he is a mighty one; either he is occupied or he’s relieving himself, or is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and needs to be awakened.” So they cried with a loud voice and cut themselves according to their custom with swords and lances until the blood gushed out on them. When midday was past, they raved until the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice; but there was no voice, no one answered, and no one paid attention. (1 Kings 18:19-29)

I find it very interesting the humor that was involved in Eliyahu’s response to their cry! One of the arguments made about some of our images, is that there is sarcasm in the message and this detours from the truth. I have realized that those who DO NOT want to hear, will find any and every reason to do just that, NOT HEAR!

This story goes on to prove the true Elohim, Yehovah. Eliyahu didn’t go and try to reason with them and spend months in midrash. He called them to action, exposed the lies in which they were living, and called down fire from heaven!

So who’s spirit will the voice of truth sound like? Shaul or Eliyahu? Scripture makes it clear. It is the spirit of Elijah (Eliyahu). Hopefully you will test everything and slit the enemies throat when it comes to this demonic, light weight, compromised message that a lot of Messianic teachers are vomiting out for all to see. TIME IS SHORT! MAY YOU NOT BE OFFENDED BY YEHOVAH, BUT TURN TO HIS INSTRUCTION AND LIVE! Or, maybe I’m just a “Torah Terrorist”… TIME WILL TELL!

Shalom!

Shemitah – Only for the land?

Beware of teachers who tell you that the Sabbatical year (Shemitah) is only for in the land. This is not true. Can we eat pork, and offer our daughters as prostitutes because we “are not in the land?” NO!! This is absurd. Sadly MANY people are following these modern day Balaams. These Balaams are telling you that those who are shouting from the rooftops are bringing in fear. They say things like, “YHWH doesn’t give a spirit of fear.” Remember, the enemy used scripture to tempt Yeshua in the wilderness, much like he is using scripture now, to tempt US IN THE WILDERNESS to not obey! WAKE UP!

Can we do all these things in the following passage since we are not in the land??

9“WHEN YOU ENTER THE LAND which Yehovah your Elohim gives you, you shall not learn to imitate the detestable things of those nations. 10“There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, one who uses divination, one who practices witchcraft, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, 11or one who casts a spell, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. 12“For whoever does these things is detestable to the LORD; and because of these detestable things Yehovah your Elohim will drive them out before you. 13“You shall be blameless before Yehovah your Elohim. 14“For those nations, which you shall dispossess, listen to those who practice witchcraft and to diviners, but as for you, Yehovah your Elohim has not allowed you to do so. (Deuteronomy 18:9-14)

What about First Fruits? Should we do it as a PERPETUAL STATUTE, or only when we are in the land?

10“Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘When you enter the land which I am going to give to you and reap its harvest, then you shall bring in the sheaf of the first fruits of your harvest to the priest. 11‘He shall wave the sheaf before the LORD for you to be accepted; on the day after the sabbath the priest shall wave it. 12‘Now on the day when you wave the sheaf, you shall offer a male lamb one year old without defect for a burnt offering to the LORD. 13‘Its grain offering shall then be two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil, an offering by fire to the LORD for a soothing aroma, with its drink offering, a fourth of a hin of wine. 14‘Until this same day, until you have brought in the offering of your Elohim, you shall eat neither bread nor roasted grain nor new growth. It is to be a perpetual statute throughout your generations in all your dwelling places. (Leviticus 23:10-14)

What about prostituting your daughters, eating clean, observing the sabbath? These were all commands given to them before they entered the land. They are all commands for, “When you enter the land.”

1“If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder, 2and the sign or the wonder comes true, concerning which he spoke to you, saying, ‘Let us go after other mighty ones (whom you have not known) and let us serve them,’ 3you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams; for Yehovah your Elohim is testing you to find out if you love Yehovah you Elohim with all your heart and with all your soul. 4“YOU SHALL FOLLOW YEHOVAH YOUR ELOHIM AND FEAR HIM, AND YOU SHALL KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS, listen to His voice, serve Him, and cling to Him. 5“But that prophet or that dreamer of dreams shall be put to death, because he has counseled rebellion against Yehovah your Elohim who brought you from the land of Egypt and redeemed you from the house of slavery, to seduce you from the way in which Yehovah your Elohim commanded you to walk. So you shall purge the evil from among you. (Deuteronomy 13:1-5)

The fear of Yehovah is the beginning of wisdom. We should be afraid if we are not willing to observe all that is commanded in the Torah. The enemy made a similar statement as these modern day Balaam’s, in the garden. “Did Elohim really say you would die? That just sounds like fear. You don’t have to fear. Eat the fruit. It will be ok.” If Adam would have continued in his fear for Yehovah, he would have been wise, but instead, he listened to the enemy’s version of “do not fear” and was unwise. We are NOT to fear the world, but if we think we can leave out, even the littlest instruction of Yehovah because we are “not in the land”, we better fear whats coming. Torah is not all about life. It is about death too. If you don’t obey you die. This is Torah. Don’t listen to ANYONE who claims that we don’t have to observe something because “we are not in the land.” Torah gives us instruction on what to do, and what not to do. Man justifies his life according to his own desires…

May we follow Yehovah without man’s confusion.

Shalom.

Forced or Willful Captivity – Did Daniel Choose His Role?

I find it interesting, that in the past few months, I have heard more than one person justify their role in a lawless institution by using the stories of Daniel and Yosef. Just as the Ruach of YHVH speaks the same truth to ALL who hear His voice, so does ha satan and all his minions. PEOPLE! DANIEL AN YOSEF DID NOT CHOOSE TO BE IN CAPTIVITY! They were forced to be in bondage and then given favor from YHVH to lead a lifestyle of righteousness in the midst of lawlessness! They did NOT worship how their captor’s worshiped. They did NOT compromise Torah for religion. And “IF” there was anything they could not do according to Torah, it was because they were forced into captivity!

So, if you are in a leadership role in the christian institution, or any other religious entity, and you justify it by using the account of Daniel and/or Yosef, you are actually bearing false witness against those two men of YHVH, and dragging them into the pit you willfully stand in. You HAVE CHOSEN TO BE THERE!

We are commanded to tear down idols. If you are willfully standing in a place of sun worship, and begin tearing down idols (steeples, crosses, icthus’, etc), you will NOT be welcome there! The three Hebrew children would not worship how the king wanted all the people to worship, and they were thrown in the fire! The house of ha satan will allow people to walk quietly in Torah for now, because compromise is his doctrine. However, when you begin tearing down his mighty ones (holidays, images, etc), you WILL NOT BE WELCOME THERE ANYMORE! This is the separation that takes place when we walk in the light. This is also the blessing we are promised when we obey Torah.

Korah’s camp is about to be swallowed up people! It’s time to leave it and everything in it, behind! Shalom.

Turn Up The Heat – Blow The Shofar

As I sat by the fire this morning, I thought about a conversation I had last night with my friend, and brother, Greg. We were talking about this false love that so rampantly deceives so many followers of Yeshua. The false love I am referring to sounds something like this.

“You are offending people because you are not sharing truth in love. You can’t just tell people that they are wrong! You have to do it in love.”

Greg and I were talking about the watchmen on the wall. We were wondering what it would be like if an enemy came in the middle of the night and the watchmen said…

“I can’t blow the shofar now, everybody is sleeping! How can I blow the shofar in a way that pleases everyone, and so everyone can hear the warning?”

Turn Up The Heat

Here is the simple answer…..

BLOW THE SHOFAR!

Leviticus 19:17

‘You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him.’

So what is love? Is it staying silent while your brother transgresses Torah? Or is it rebuking him so that the transgression doesn’t fall on your head? The definition of love has been manipulated to the point that almost EVERYONE on the planet looks at it differently! Love your neighbor as yourself! Would you want to be taken captive in the night because the watchman was afraid to blow the warning shofar? I think not…

Some might be upset with this loud shofar blast in the middle of the night, and they will probably be upset at the shout of the coming of the bridegroom as well! When people love their slumber more than they love the way of Yehovah, they will be upset when you wake them. Sadly, its because of this, that many are beating the watchmen over the head with false words, much like what the prophet prophesied.

Isaiah 30:9-11

For this is a rebellious people, false sons, Sons who refuse to listen to the instruction of Yehovah; Who say to the seers, “You must not see visions “; And to the prophets, “You must not prophesy to us what is right, Speak to us pleasant words, Prophesy illusions. “Get out of the way, turn aside from the path, Let us hear no more about the Holy One of Israel.”

The main argument I hear is, “Everyone is in a different place and you have to be sensitive to where they are.” The truth is, everyone IS in a different place and that’s the PROBLEM! Yehovah is sending His watchmen to blow the shofar in order to call ALL of His sheep to the same field! It’s NOT ok that we are all in a different place. That’s the POINT! There is ONE truth. ONE Yehovah. If you and I have different opinions on what He says, either you, I, or BOTH of us are wrong! The kingdom of Yehovah is NOT a democracy! We DON’T get a vote! Wake up with ready ears to heed the warning of Yehovah! Maybe it’s time to turn up the heat! Shalom.

Isaiah 26:11-13

O Yehovah, Your hand is lifted up yet they do not see it. They see Your zeal for the people and are put to shame; Indeed, fire will devour Your enemies. Yehovah, You will establish peace for us, Since You have also performed for us all our works. O Yehovah our Elohim, other masters besides You have ruled us; But through You alone we bring to remembrance, YOUR NAME.

HISTORY – To Be, Or Not To Be

Sometimes we as humans, make things so difficult, we end up confused and tired. I am guilty of this I know, and I am guessing that the vast majority of us are as well. This blog is inspired by a conversation that I am having with a friend, about the validity of the New Testament. Is the New Testament valid? Is it Scripture? How do we know what Scripture is, and how do we apply our lives to Scripture? These are questions that are very important when we are TRULY seeking TRUTH. We must study to show ourselves approved. 

WHAT IS HISTORY?

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History is simply events that happened in the past. In other words, history is a witness to the things that have happened. The more witness, the more accurate the accounts are, and the more valid the historical account. It is important to remember that history is NOT evil. It is just a witness to what has happened.

When we study the Scriptures, we have to understand the history and context of the portion we are studying. If not, we are only speculating at best, which leaves holes for major error in the outcome of our beliefs. We must take everything and put it on the table, test it to the Scriptures, and only then will we be able to find the Truth. Yeshua rebuked the pharisees saying,

“You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me; and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life. “I do not receive glory from men; but I know you, that you do not have the love of Elohim in yourselves. “I have come in My Father’s name, and you do not receive Me; if another comes in his own name, you will receive him. “How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only Elohim? “Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father; the one who accuses you is Moses, in whom you have set your hope. “For if you believed Moses, you would believe Me, for he wrote about Me. “But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe My words?” (John 5:39-47)

The pharisees were so caught in their own understanding that they were ignoring the “history” taking place right before their eyes… 

The New Testament was canonized as “Scripture” during the counsel of Nicaea. There were other things established during this counsel, which the christian church holds dear to this day. Things like doing away with the Biblical Sabbath. Changing the holidays from the Feasts of Yehovah, to pagan mithraic sun festivals. All of which are a direct description of the Anti Messiah. Do we honestly think that the Canon of “Scripture” was for our good and well being?

This leads us to another topic for a second. The Anti Messiah. What does that term mean?

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It is important to note, that the definition does not say it is “opposite” but it says, of same kind, but situated opposite,This is VERY important to understanding the Anti Messiah. He is of the SAME KIND, or you could say, he will look IDENTICAL to the TRUE Messiah, but oppose TRUTH. I can’t emphasize the importance of this enough. Discernment is not being able to tell right from wrong, it is being able to tell right from almost right. If the enemy presented himself as the blood-thirsty red devil that our culture pictures him as, few people would be following him. But, if he comes as the WORD says, in the guise of LIGHT, then would not the masses follow him? This is an important topic that you must understand before you can see the truth of the Scriptures with clarity and resolve. There are a lot of people out there who think that Yehovah has given them their job even though that job requires them to work on the Feast days and Shabbat. Is that job from Yehovah? YES! Is it a blessing from Him? NO!!!! It is a TEST (Deuteronomy 13) to see if you are wiling to follow Yehovah with all your heart and soul, or if you will run to man’s provision. Does your help come from lawless corporate America, or THE CREATOR OF ALL THINGS? Hopefully you understand the seriousness of this rabbit trail. If you are failing the simple test described above, you CAN NOT SEE CLEARLY, nor will you see clearly, until you pass the test.

Ok. Back to the New Testament. Is it scripture because Constantine said so? I would say NO! Does that mean that the accounts are invalid and should be thrown out into the fire? Again, I would say NO!! This blog is not Scripture, but a testimony of what Yehovah is teaching me in this very moment. It is up to you to take this testimony, and test it. The fact is, and history proves, that I did write this article, and that I am believing the things in which I write. Again, history is just the account of something that has happened. The New Testament is just that! It is an accurate account, proven to be true by MANY reputable scholars, of what took place in the time of Yeshua. If we choose to throw it out, we have not only shot ourselves in the foot,, but we are choosing to ignore EVIDENCE of what took place in history, which is EXACTLY what the adversary has tried to force you to do. He has tried to destroy EVIDENCE that proves TRUTH for thousands of years. If he can change history, he can control what you believe about the future. Don’t fall for that lie! Show yourself approved.

So, that leads us to the next question…

Just because it actually took place, does this mean that it was righteous?

No! History is full of lawlessness! The bible is full of lawlessness! Just because it is fact that something took place, does not mean it is ok for you to repeat it. This is where Torah comes in to play. Many people get hung up right here. They think that because the festival of Purim is in the bible, that it must be ok to observe. We must test that thought according to Torah. Torah tells us to not add to, or take away from the PERFECT WORD! Are His feasts in Leviticus 23 not enough, that we should add more in order to worship Him in a “better” way? ABSURDITY! His WORD is enough. These things are all tests to see what we will do with our lives. This is why we have history preserved for our searching! When we search the facts, will we choose to follow man’s ways, or follow Yehovah’s perfect instruction? 

So, to wrap this all up, let’s review… Is history bad? NO! It helps us understand what has happened before us, and testifies to the validity of the Torah. When men act lawlessly, we have proof that Torah is true, because they are cursed. When me act righteously, we have proof that Torah is true, because they are blessed. Is the New Testament scripture? NO! It is an accurate historical account of what took place in the first century CE, and is the testimony that we talked about above. Why do we need it? Well, because it helps our finite minds understand the importance of obedience, because without testimony, we falter. Can we see clearly if we are not obeying? NO! We must walk in the revelation that He has given us, then and ONLY then, will he reveal more to us. When we fail the test of Deuteronomy 13, we are showing that we do not fully trust Him. Why then would he reveal His truth to us? HE WON’T! We must wake up and realize that we are lawless, and run to obedience. In repentance and rest we will be saved.

So don’t believe the lies, that the New Testament is inaccurate. It has been time tested and proven as an accurate historical account. That being said, it has MANY textual errors, and is nothing more than a historical account! Constantine called it Scripture, and just like his Anti Messiah character, his followers (christians) hold it in place of the TRUE Scriptures of Yehovah. We must take all the evidence, and make our judgements wisely.