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    "If I shut up the heavens and there is no rain; if I command the locusts to ravage the land; or if I let loose pestilence against My people, when My people, who bear My name, humble themselves, pray, and seek My favor and turn from their evil ways, then I will hear in My heavenly abode and forgive their sins and heal their land." II Chronicles 7:13-1
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    "Why Christianity?"

    by Charles Voss

    Have you ever wondered why “Christianity” is the predominant religion of the world? Is it because the doctrines of the church in Rome and her protesting daughters are provable ‘truths?’ On the other hand, could there be another reason?

    To get a handle on the subject we must first understand that the ETERNAL CREATOR of the universe, the Mighty ONE of Israel does not have an adversity or an equal.
    Deut 4:35 (KJV) Unto thee it was showed, that thou mightest know that ETERNAL is CREATOR; there is none (#H369)  else (#H5750)  beside (#H905) Him.

    The English word “none” comes from the Hebrew word1  “'ayin” and means “to be nothing or not exist; a nonentity.”
    The English word “else” comes from the Hebrew word 2   “'owd” and it is “generally used as a negative particle of iteration, continuance, or more” thus it means, “there is non-else but the original.”
    The English word “besides” comes from the Hebrew word3  “bad” and means “by implication a part of the body, i.e. branch of a tree, figurative as chief of a city; only, besides.”

    Putting that all together, ETERNAL is telling us that He is the only CREATOR4  and there is non-else, who is besides Him or a part of Him, or that contradicts Him. We can see this in action when He set the boundary that satan must work within while dealing with Job. Thus, satan is not the adversary of ETERNAL because there is none like Him and He alone is in total control. However, satan's dealings with Adam and Eve, and Job, show that it is the adversary of humankind.

    Could the other reason referred to above be that as humankind's adversary, satan is drawing humankind toward disobedience of our SOVEREIGN ETERNAL, thus inducing humans to disobey the Words of ETERNAL and thus worship a god other than the CREATOR? In effect, this is what it did with Adam and Eve, and what it tried to do with Job.

    Satan’s Plan A

    From time immemorial, satan’s original goal5  was to take over El Shaddai’s position. Satan rebelled and failed to overthrow ETERNAL, note that it tried and failed. This is recorded in chapters 14 and 28 of Isaiah and Ezekiel, respectively. Since ETERNAL has no equals, He lays down the boundaries that satan will follow in testing humankind. Notice how satan operates, it is very clever, subtle, and knows humanity’s weak spots:
    Gen. 3:1-5 (TLB)6  “The serpent was the craftiest of all the creatures ETERNAL CREATOR had made. So, the serpent came to the woman. 'Really?' he asked. 'None of the fruit in the garden? CREATOR says you mustn't eat any of it?' 'Of course we may eat it,' the woman told him. 'It's only the fruit from the tree at the center of the garden that we are not to eat. CREATOR says we mustn't eat it or even touch it, or we will die.' 'That's a lie!' the serpent hissed. 'You'll not die! CREATOR knows very well that the instant you eat it you will become like Him, for your eyes will be opened--you will be able to distinguish good from evil!’”

    When Eve told the serpent that ETERNAL had commanded, “Do not even touch the tree,” and that “it was the ONE in the center of the garden,” she should have known7  that she was not quoting the CREATOR accurately. He had said, “do not eat of the tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil,” and in addition there were two trees in the center of the garden. He had not said "Do not touch it." Therefore, she was more vulnerable to satan’s deception than if she had firmly stood on “Thus said the ETERNAL,” but because of the mendacity on her part, her resolve was lessened and she succumbed to satan’s lie, and ate of the fruit.

    Satan, the most cunning of all the creation, realized that since it could not overthrow the CREATOR, it could cause humanity to stray from the CREATOR through sin. Remember, satan’s original goal was to control the universe:
    Isa 14:12-14 “How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer,8  son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground--mighty though you were against the nations of the world. For you said to yourself, 'I will ascend to heaven and rule the angels. I will take the highest throne. I will preside on the Mount of Assembly far away in the north. I will climb to the highest heavens and be like the Most High.' But instead, you will be brought down to the pit of hell, down to its lowest depths. Everyone there will stare at you and ask, 'Can this be the one who shook the earth and the kingdoms of the world?’”

    Ezek 28:11-16 “Then this further message came to me from ETERNAL: ‘Son of dust [ Ezekiel , weep for the king of Tyre. Tell him, ETERNAL SOVEREIGN says; you were the perfection of wisdom and beauty. You were in Eden, the garden of CREATOR; your clothing was bejeweled with every precious stone--ruby, topaz, diamond, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, carbuncle, and emerald--all in beautiful settings of finest gold. They were given to you on the day you were created. I appointed you to be the anointed Guardian Angel. You had access to the holy mountain of CREATOR. You walked among the stones of fire. You were perfect in all you did from the day you were created until that time when wrong was found in you. Your great wealth filled you with internal turmoil, and you sinned. Therefore, I cast you out of the mountain of CREATOR like a common sinner. I destroyed you, O Guardian Angel, from the midst of the stones of fire.’”

    Plan B: Satan's Plan of Grace

    Satan then implemented, it’s Plan B to cause humankind to sin before ETERNAL. This activity has continued throughout history until this day.

    The first step in this plan was to inspire the great mystery religion. In order for his plan to work, the objective was to have the people worship something other than the ETERNAL CREATOR. He established a system myth of a trinity, consisting of a virgin human mother who was impregnated by a god or angel. She then gave birth to a son who would be half god and half man with morphoritical. The son would die for the sins of the people--all they needed to do was “only believe” to receive forgiveness by the free gift of “grace” and no repentance was needed. This scenario was repeated sixteen times in various cultures and nations throughout history. The plan culminated in the birth of “Jesus Christ,” the most famous “savior” of all.9  

    Referring to Holomon's Electronic Dictionary on the subject “Grace” Holomon states:

      Grace Undeserved Acceptance ...For Christians, the word “grace” is virtually synonymous with the gospel of “God's” gift of unmerited salvation10  in “Jesus Christ.” To express this, the New Testament writers used the Greek word ‘charis,’ which had a long previous history in secular Greek. ...These meanings also appear in the biblical use of charis, but only in the New Testament does it come to have the familiar sense which ‘grace’ bears for “Christians.”

      Grace in the Old Testament ...No one word in the Hebrew Old Testament is equivalent to the New Testament use of charis for “God's” unmerited gift of salvation. The translators [ early Catholic Church fathers of the Greek Old Testament characteristically translated the Hebrew word “chanan/chen” as “charis,” and the King James Version likewise often translates this as “grace” or “favor” or “mercy.” ...In none of these instances, however, is there any emphasis on the recipient's lack of merit as in the New Testament concept of “grace.” Closest to this idea are the few passages in the prophets which refer to “God's” gracious favor to Israel in delivering her from captivity and restoring the nation (Jer 31:2; Zec 4:7; 12:10).

      “God's” grace shines forth clearly in the Exodus, where “God" delivered an undeserving people before they entered into His Covenant. Still, it remained for the New Testament writers11  to catch the full vision of “God's” grace in the light of “Jesus Christ.”

      Grace in the New Testament We owe our distinctly ‘Christian’ understanding of “grace” to the apostle Paul.12  ...Paul had too profound a sense of human sin to believe that a person could ever earn “God's” acceptance (Rom 3:23). ...It is through “Christ's” atoning work on the cross that “God's” grace comes to us, setting us free from the bondage of sin (Rom 3:24-31). “Christ” is the Representative who breaks the reign of sin and brings life and acceptance with “God" through divine grace (Rom 5:15, 17). “God's” grace is so bound up with “Christ” that Paul could speak of the “grace of our ‘Lord Jesus Christ’”13  (2 Col 8:9; 2 Tim 2:1).”

    Actually, our ETERNAL CREATOR simply requires repentance to gain forgiveness of sin.14  Read Ps 51 where King David shows us how to repent and explains that sin is toward ETERNAL alone:
    Ps 51:4 “Against You, You only, have I sinned, And done this evil in Your sight; That You may be found just when You speak, And blameless when You judge.”

    The Tip of the Iceberg

    During Roman times, the population of the Western World was predominately unlearned and held pagan ‘Mithraism’ as its primary religion. When ‘Christianity’ arrived on the scene, it was suppressed for fear that the government would lose control of the people. In the next three hundred years, ‘Christianity’ gained favor under Roman Emperor Constantine and grew until it encompassed the entire Western World.

    It was during this time that the Roman government began to support ‘Christianity.’ The Roman government actively persecuted the Jews and Sabbath keepers, accusing them of being Judaizers--the ones who kept the laws of ETERNAL, giving full reverence and obedience only to the one true CREATOR. This was perceived to be a threat to the Roman government and to the church in Rome! Why would Constantine care if the populace accepted ‘Christianity’ or continued worshipping pagan gods?

    Government’s Choice of Religion

    To understand this question we must remember that the Catholic Church dictated and maintained the New Testament writings. Why would the Catholic Church support a total dictator and despot?15  “  Elementary, dear Watson.” With the support of the Roman government, the New Testament was written to fit the agenda of the Roman government as it related to power, control and taxes. The Church wrote it this way to gain control over the unlearned masses. The Church got the tithe and the government got the taxes. Together, they completely ruled every aspect of the people’s lives. The government provided the fear of physical punishment during this lifetime and the church provided the fear of an eternal burning in the purported flames of hell in the next life.

    However, how could the Church influence the people to be totally subject to the ruling government?   Again, “Elementary, dear Watson.” Since the early church fathers (church in Rome) composed the New Testament writings, they simply manipulated the text to make sure that the people remained subject to the system. The system was a state and church coalition, they were separate entities but worked as a close knit alliance.

      The author is not being critical of any government nor is he advocating any type of civil disobedience for any cause for or purpose, whether it is violent or nonviolent, whether the cause or purpose is religious, political, sexual, racial, or some other cause.

    The New Testament shows numerous examples of the influence of the church in government:
    Mat 22:17,21 Now tell us [the Pharisees], 16  is it right to pay taxes to the Roman government or not? Well, then, he [j-sus] said, ‘give it to Caesar if it is his, and give “God" everything that belongs to “God.”’

    Rom 13:1-7 Obey the government, 17   for “God is the one who has put it there. There is no government anywhere that “God” has not placed in power.18   So those who refuse to obey the laws of the land are refusing to obey “God,” and punishment will follow [play by the rules of the system--right or wrong]. For the policeman does not frighten people who are doing right [not defying the system]; but those doing evil will always fear him. So, if you don't want to be afraid, keep the laws and you will get along well. The policeman is sent by “God” to help you [really, sent by ETERNAL?]. But, if you are doing something wrong, of course you should be afraid, for he will have you punished. He is sent by “God” for that very purpose. Obey the laws [obey Caesar], then, for two reasons: first, to keep from being punished, and second, just because you know you should. Pay your taxes too [yes, by all means, pay your taxes], for these same two reasons. For government workers need to be paid so that they can keep on doing “God's” work19  , serving you. Pay everyone whatever he ought to have: pay your taxes and import duties gladly [i.e. smile on April 15th], obey those over you, and give honor and respect to all those to whom it is due.

    Titus 3:1 Remind your people to obey the government and its officers, and always to be obedient20  and ready for any honest work.

    Notice what Saint Pete (the keeper of the Pearly Gates) tells us--that the people are to obey all governments for “the Lords” sake. This shows who their god is in league with.

    1 Peter 2:13-18 For “the Lord's” sake, obey every law of your government: those of the king as head of the state, and those of the king's officers, for he has sent them to punish all who do wrong, and to honor those who do right. It is “God's” will that your good lives should silence those who foolishly condemn the gospel without knowing what it can do for them, having never experienced its power. 17 You are free from the law, but that doesn't mean you are free to do wrong. Live as those who are free to do only “God's” will at all times. Show respect for everyone. Love ‘Christians’ everywhere. Fear “God” and honor Caesar [the government].”

    We numbered verse 17 in order to make an observation. The story flow is about obeying the laws of the governments of men, yet Peter slips in a zinger about the laws of the CREATOR. The only laws that Peter declares we are free from are the immutable laws of the ETERNAL--yet we are to honor the laws of men! What humans need to do is not only fear (stand in awe of) ETERNAL but also give honor to Him. The governments and laws of men should be in line with the laws of the SOVEREIGN. Next St. Pete states one additional thing that “Christians” must do and that are just show love to other “Christians.” The NT states that if you love your neighbor that fulfills the ‘royal21  law of “God”’ and no repentance is required.

    Thus, it is easy to see why any government would like to have its own state religion, or as in the case of Rome, one that supported the government by the writings of the early church fathers of Rome. The NT church was supported by the government of Rome, in turn, the church mandated adherence to Roman law.

    In contrast to obeying and honoring Caesar or any government of men, this is how Holomon's Electronic Dictionary sums up the government style in ancient Israel:

      In understanding the biblical conception of government, one must remember that biblical theology presents early Israel as a theocracy, having “God” as king and ruler (Judg 8:22-23; 1 Sam 8:7-9; Ps 93-99). Ultimate authority resides in ”God” and ”God” alone. Human government is, therefore, always limited and always intended to be within the framework of “God's” will. The best ruler will be the one who best carries out “God's” design for just rule.”22

    This observation by Holomon's of governments honoring ETERNAL is in direct contrast with the New Testament writings that urge the people to honor the government--fear ETERNAL but honor Caesar. What is needed from the people is to ‘be in awe’ (fear) the ETERNAL and to also honor and obey Him. There was no confusion in the mind of Gideon on who should be the head of government:
    Judg 8:22-23 Now the men of Israel said to Gideon, "Be our king! You, your sons, and all your descendants shall be our rulers, for you have saved us from Midian." But Gideon replied, "I will not be your king, nor shall my son; ETERNAL is your King!”

    The following verses show how ETERNAL feels about the governments of men:
    1 Sam 8:5-8 They [ the people told him [Samuel] that since his retirement things hadn't been the same, for his sons were not good men. “Give us a king like all the other nations have,” they pleaded. Samuel was terribly upset and went to ETERNAL for advice. “Do as they say,” ETERNAL replied, “for I am the one they are rejecting, not you--they don't want Me The Almighty to be their king any longer. Ever since I brought them from Egypt they have continually forsaken Me and followed other gods. And now they are giving you the same treatment.”

    At this point you might be thinking, “Yes, I can now see why the government would want its citizens to be ‘Christians,”23  but why would the people not want to follow the one true CREATOR?”

    People's Choice of Religion

    A wise sage once said something to the effect that, “All human endeavors, if left to their own devices will degenerate.” Why would that be? The master deceiver who fully understands human nature explains why in its book, it points out that sin is pleasurable, fun, and it pleases the human senses:
    Heb 11:24 It was by faith that Moses, when he grew up, refused to be treated as the grandson of the king, but chose to share ill-treatment with “God's” people instead of enjoying the fleeting pleasures of sin.

    The indication here is that if you follow that old harsh cruel “God” of the Old Testament Scriptures you will suffer, but if you follow the New Testament writings and its doctrine of “love” and of “just believing” that you will be able to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. This is almost stated in the next two verses:
    Rom 8:20-21 For on that day thorns and thistles, sin, death, and decay--the things that overcame the world against its will at “God's” command--will all disappear, and the world around us will share in the glorious freedom from sin which “God's” children enjoy.

    1 Peter 4:2 And you won't be spending the rest of your life chasing after evil desires but will be anxious to do the will of “God.” You have had enough in the past of the evil things the godless enjoy--sex sin, lust, getting drunk, wild parties, drinking bouts, and the worship of idols, and other terrible sins.”

    You should easily understand that repentance is not what the people want. They do not want to quit enjoying the pleasure of sin--they want to be deceived. You must understand that “taking some one or something into your heart” is not repentance.

    Preach Deceits

    The people do not want to obey their CREATOR, they want to be told that the SOVEREIGN's Way is not in effect any more. Notice these examples:
    Isa 30:8-11 Now go, write it before them on a tablet, and note it on a scroll, that it may be for time to come, forever and ever: that this is a rebellious people, lying children, children who will not hear the law of ETERNAL; who say to the seers, “Do not see,” and to the prophets, “Do not prophesy to us right things. Speak to us smooth things, prophesy deceits. Get out of the way, turn aside from the path, Cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us.”

    Jer 5:30-31 An astonishing and horrible thing has been committed in the land: The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own power; and My people love to have it so. But what will you do in the end?

    Notice that the priests (preachers or ministers) rule by their own power. The Pope claims to be the ‘Vicar of “Christ”’ and his words are claimed to be ‘infallible’ when uttered from his throne chair. All religious groups have their own unique ‘sin list’ which defines what the masses can or cannot do. This may or may not, be related to our ETERNAL CREATOR's Commandments, Statutes, or Judgments.

    Examples of NT Lying Deceit

    1)  The Creator in the Scriptures says, “repent and return to me.”
    Deut 30:1-3 When all these things have happened to you--the blessings and the curses I have listed--you will meditate upon them as you are living among the nations where ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN will have driven you. If at that time you want to return to ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN, and you and your children have begun wholeheartedly to obey all of the Commandments I have given you today, then ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN will rescue you from your captivity! He will have mercy upon you and come and gather you out of all the nations where He will have scattered you.

    Satan says in his book, “only believe.”
    Rom 10:8-10 For salvation that comes from trusting “Christ”--which is what we preach--is already within easy reach of each of us; in fact, it is as near as our own hearts and mouths. For if you tell others with your own mouth that “Jesus Christ” is your “Lord" and believe in your own heart that “God” has raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in his heart that a man becomes right with “God”; and with his mouth he tells others of his faith, confirming his salvation.”

    2)  The Creator says, “sacrifices are only to be done at the Temple”:
    Lev 17:1-5 “ETERNAL gave to Moses these additional instructions for Aaron and the priests and for all the people of Israel: 'Any Israelite who sacrifices an ox, lamb, or goat anywhere except at the Tabernacle is guilty of murder and shall be excommunicated from his nation.' The purpose of this law is to stop the people of Israel from sacrificing in the open fields, and to cause them to bring their sacrifices to the priest at the entrance of the Tabernacle, and to burn the fat as a savor the Lord will appreciate and enjoy.”

    Satan says in his book, “sacrifices are not needed”:
    Heb 10:6-11 You were not satisfied with the animal sacrifices, slain and burnt before you as offerings for sin. Then I said, “See, I have come to do your will it is the people's will to have a vicarious sacrifice for themselves , to lay down my life, just as the scriptures said that I would.” After “Christ” said this about [the people] not being satisfied with the various sacrifices and offerings required under the old system, he then added, “Here I am. I have come to give my life.” He cancels the first system in favor of a far better one. Under this new plan we have been forgiven and made clean by “Christ's”” dying for us once and for all. Under the old agreement the priests stood before the altar day after day offering sacrifices that could never take away our sins.”

    It does not matter how good a situation human beings have they will eventually degenerate, if left to their own devices. A good example of this was the Children of Israel at Mt. Sinai. The ETERNAL CREATOR had promised many fantastic blessings and He promised to make them a nation of priests. Nevertheless, just as soon as Moses back was turned, what did they do? They made golden calves, sacrificed to them, had a festive meal, and then they cast off their clothes and rose up to play. Human nature left unchecked will always degenerate.

    Pagan Signs

    The Sabbath keeping “Christian” group I was formerly a member of did not keep the holidays that are kept by the majority of “Christian” denominations such as "Christmas," Easter, Valentines, Halloween, New Years, the “Lord's” Supper, Hot Cross Buns, King Cakes, Lent, and many other traditions. It is very easy to prove that these celebrations are of pagan origin, just look them up in an encyclopedia. Although we had proved their pagan origin, we never got to the core issue.

    To understand this paradox better, think of the saying “If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and looks like a duck--then the final call is that it is a duck, in its entirety.” Let us apply that logic to the observation of any group that keeps these celebrations, “If it has symbols of paganism, doctrines of paganism, observes the times and seasons of paganism, and beliefs of paganism--then the final call is that it is paganism, in its entirety.”

    In the former organization I was a member of we just never made the association back then, but now the CREATOR is requiring the final call that, "'Christianity' in its entirety, is paganism pure and simple.” In a store, a person can purchase Bud or Bud Lite, one has fewer calories than the other does--but they are both still beer. Looking back, I guess that because we did not keep the pagan traditions yet, worshiped the man from Galilee we were practicing paganism lite. However, that is still paganism but still not the core issue.

    The core issue is that the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel in the end time are to be caught up in throes of the ancient pagan Babylon Mystery religion (paganism). The only way that our people Israel will ever understand this is if are told and warned of the consequences of non-repentance. That job is for us who understand that WE ARE the Watchmen. We as the Watchmen must stand together, take hold of our part, share our burden, and proclaim the one true ETERNAL of Israel to our people--unless we do our duty the CREATOR says He will strike the earth with utter destruction (Mal 4:6).

    We Have Two Choices

    At this time in history, The ETERNAL CREATOR is not forcing humankind to obey Him. He has promised abundant blessings if we obey. In addition, He has given us a very serious warning if we refuse to obey. However, it is still Israel's choice, as individuals or as nations, whether we will obey Him--the one true ETERNAL CREATOR--or not. He wants to bless us, His creation, but we must first obey His ways. ETERNAL gives us two choices and His desire is for us to choose life:
    Deut 30: 19-20 (ETERNAL speaking) “I call heaven and earth to witness against you that today I have set before you life or death, blessing or curse. Oh, that you would choose life; that you and your children might live! Choose to love ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN, to obey Him24  and to cling to Him, for He is your life and the length of your days. You will then be able to live safely in the land ETERNAL promised your ancestors, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.”

    As humans, we do not like to be told what to do. As individuals, or as a nation of the Commonwealth of Israel, we can be just like Adam & Eve and Frank Sinatra. What did Adam & Eve and Frank Sinatra have in common? They could boast that, “I did it my way.” However, the ETERNAL CREATOR is not playing games. He expects us to OBEY Him, period--no ifs, ands, or buts about it:
    Lev 18:1-5 Then ETERNAL spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: 'I am ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN. According to the doings of the land of Egypt, where you dwelt, you shall not do; and according to the doings of the land of Canaan, where I am bringing you, you shall not do; nor shall you walk in their ordinances. 'You SHALL observe My Judgments and keep My Ordinances, to walk in them: I am ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN. You shall therefore keep My statutes and My judgments, which if a man does, he shall live by them: I am ETERNAL.’”

    Deut 4:1-9 Now, O Israel, listen to the statutes and the judgments which I teach you to observe, that you may live, and go in and possess the land which ETERNAL SOVEREIGN of your fathers is giving you. You shall not add to the word, which I command you, nor take from it, that you may keep the Commandments of ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN, which I command you. Your eyes have seen what ETERNAL did at “Baal Peor”; ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN has destroyed from among you all the men who followed “Baal” of Peor. But you who held fast'25  to ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN are alive today, every one of you. Surely, I have taught you Statutes and Judgments, just as ETERNAL my SOVEREIGN Commanded me, that you should act according to them in the land, which you go to possess. Therefore be careful to observe them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes, and say, 'Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people. For what great nation is there that has SOVEREIGN so near to it,26  as ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN is to us, for whatever reason we may call upon Him?' And what great nation is there that has such statutes and righteous judgments as are in all this law which I set before you this day? Only take heed to yourself, and diligently keep yourself, lest you forget the things your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life. And teach them to your children and your grandchildren.

    As you can see, the ETERNAL wants all of us to make the right choice and obey Him completely in all that He has commanded us. He wants us to return to the worship of the monotheistic (one Being-one body) ETERNAL CREATOR of the universe, The Mighty ONE27  of Israel, our SOVEREIGN, and Savior. 28

    He demands that we turn from the polytheistic (one being--two, three, or four bodies depending on the beliefs of the church of your choice) worship of the godhead of the church in Rome and all of her protesting daughters.

    We must worship our Savior who is ETERNAL alone and we must not worship any other god. In addition, WE MUST NOT worship the Messiah (Mashiach), as he is to be our king and not our Savior. Even the Mashiach worships the Savior,29  ETERNAL the Mighty ONE of Israel.

    The religion of the church of Rome has turned our people away from a monotheistic religion of ETERNAL to their polytheistic multi-godhead religions. See what is prophesied to happen to our people because of that:
    Deut 28:58-59 "If you do not carefully observe all the words of this law that are written in this book, that you may fear this glorious and awesome name, ETERNAL your SOVEREIGN, then ETERNAL will bring upon you and your descendants extraordinary plagues; great and prolonged plagues; and serious and prolonged sicknesses.

    In this end time, we need to keep the CREATOR's laws and obey them, as we focus on sending out the warning message we are commanded to send to all thirteen tribes of Israel.

    Storm Clouds Gathering

    As we look around and see the world not worshipping the true Mighty ONE we know that He states that He will send plagues upon our nation. We can see the clouds of war swirling around us and on the horizon with even darker clouds, coming upon our people. The CREATOR states plainly that there is work to be done--to warn Israel of the impending danger and give them the promise of a better life tomorrow.

    The warning is directed to ALL 13 tribes of Israel. But Israel does not know their identity or who the one true ETERNAL is. Yet, there are those who do know and understand and that fact puts us in the role of the Watchman. Each person has the responsibility of doing their part in warning the nations. Any work to be done requires the support of those who understand this work:
    Ezek 3: 17-21 Son of dust, I have appointed you as a watchman for Israel; whenever I send My people a warning, pass it on to them at once. If you refuse to warn the wicked when I want you to tell them, you are under the penalty of death; therefore repent and save your life, they will die in their sins, but I will punish you. I will demand your blood for theirs. But, if you warn them, and they keep on sinning and refuse to repent, they will die in their sins, but you are blameless--you have done all you could. And if a good man becomes bad, and you refuse to warn him of the consequences, and ETERNAL destroys him, his previous good deeds won't help him--he shall die in his sin. But, I will hold you responsible for his death and punish you. But if you warn him, and he repents, he shall live, and you have saved your own life too. (Also see Ezek 33:2-20.)

    As you can see, the ETERNAL wants all of us to make the right choice and obey Him completely in all that He has commanded us. In this end time, we need to keep the CREATOR’s laws, to obey them, as we focus on sending out the warning message we are commanded to send to Israel. The goal of United Hebrew Congregations is to warn Israel, primarily the “Christian” nations of the western world of their utter destruction if they do not repent and return to their CREATOR. WE ARE the Watchmen. As Watchmen, we must all stand together, do our part, share our burden, and proclaim the one true ETERNAL of Israel to our people and work toward the prophesied reuniting of all thirteen tribes into the Promised Land as foretold by the Prophets.

    We can all look forward to the Reign of the Davidic Kingdom of peace and prosperity that will finally be on the knowledge of ETERNAL will cover the earth like water, (see Isa 11 and others).

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    Footnotes

    Up1. Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance #H369 'ayin (ah'-yin).

    Up2. Ibid. #H5750 'owd (ode).

    Up3. Ibid. #H905 bad (bad).

    Up4. I do not use the words "the Lord" or "God" and if I use them they are quotes " " or ' ' to indicate that these are not my words but belong to someone else. I prefer to use the words ETERNAL and the words CREATOR, SOVEREIGN, The Mighty One, or The Righteous One of Israel respectively.

    Up5. See our article “In the Beginning.”

    Up6. All emphasis throughout is the authors. The Living Bible is quoted throughout in order to get a better text flow. Various denominations do not like the TLB, I suspect the reason is because of Ezekiel 37.

    Up7. Since the Command was given to Adam alone, Adam may not have communicated it correctly to Eve, or he may have been trying to build a protective fence around his wife, or she may have decided to handle it her way.

    Up8. See our article “Who AM I?”

    Up9. This is a thumbnail sketch of the book The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors, Or Christianity Before 'Christ' by Kersey Graves.

    Up10. Unmerited roughly translates into, “no real repentance is required--all you need to do is believe and accept the dead Galilean into your heart as your personal savior.”

    Up11. This states that the New Testament writers made up (or brought from the Mystery Religions) the NT concept of ‘grace.’

    Up12. Do you understand the significance of that statement “Paul alone decided as to what ‘grace’ would comprise”?

    Up13. Notice that the NT theory of ‘grace’ is totally NT and has NO bearing on our ETERNAL CREATOR.

    Up14. Refer to our articles “Is Blood Required for Salvation,” “Salvation in the Old Testament,” and “Grace in OT.”

    Up15. The answer to this question also applies to their support of the German government in W.W.II.

    Up16. Any words in brackets [ and all emphases were added by the author.

    Up17. The purpose of this section is to show why any government would be partial to Christianity and would tend to encourage it as compared to any other religion. The author is not being critical of any government nor is he advocating any type of civil, violent, or nonviolent disobedience for any cause or purpose whether the cause or purpose is religious, political, or some other cause.

    Up18. Really? ETERNAL placed all the communists governments and cruel dictators in their positions as well as all the various police units worldwide?

    Up19. Since when is any human government doing the work of ETERNAL? Was it Richard Nixon's government as he proclaimed he was not a crook? Perhaps it was Bill Clinton's for he tried to obey one Biblical command, “be fruitful and multiply.”

    Up20. Caesar and the liberal element in government today always know what is best for the uninformed masses.

    Up21. (James 2:8) If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well.

    Up22. Holomon's Electronic Dictionary in the article on “Government.”

    Up23. Christianity is polytheistic and depending on which group you are conversing with they will declare their god to be dualistic or trinitarian, (the Pope has now elevated Mary to the “godhead” so it is now a quartet). This is compared to the worship of the one true ETERNAL that proclaims that He is one and there is no other.

    Up24. Notice this a viable choice that we make. We choose of our own free will and volition to love and obey our CREATOR or we choose not to. Notice there is no restriction to obedience, with external help needed, such as having hands laid to receive the Holy Spirit. ‘Christianity’ claims the holy spirit is necessary in order to be able to keep the laws of a ‘cruel old harsh “God.”’ This is not true because it is simply a human choice to sin or not to sin. Sometimes we slip and fall into sin but our loving CREATOR--who declares that He alone is our Savior--is ready and eager to forgive our sin upon full repentance.

    Up25. To hold fast to the ETERNAL CREATOR is a conscious decision that we make. We choose to obey, or we choose not to obey and hold fast.

    Up26. This is the key for why Israel was used by the Creator. ETERNAL chose Israel to do a special job and not as a favorite nation. ETERNAL works with the other nations through Israel. This is not to say that He is not now working with individuals who are non-Israelite (Isa 56:1-13). If any individual--Israelite or non-Israelite--understands the goal and purpose of United Hebrew Congregation then that individual IS BEING CALLED by our CREATOR. The calling is to be a part of the work to warn Israel (and the rest of the world) to repent and return to the one true ETERNAL. For example Ruth was a non-Israelite who wanted to serve the one true ETERNAL and she wound up in the kingly line of King David.

    Up27. There is only Supreme Being or Mighty One (Deut 4:35; 6:4-6; 2 Sam 7:22; Ps. 73:25; 78:41; Isa 29:23; 47:9; 54:5; Hab 1:12; Ex 20:1-6).

    Up28. The Mighty One is our only Savior and Redeemer (Isa 41:13-14; 43:1-3,11-12,25-26; 45:21; 54:5; 60:16; 63:8; Hosea 13:4) we dare you to check it for your self.

    Up29. See our article “Functions of a Savior, Messiah, Priest, and Prophet.”

     
     

     
     

     
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