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True Witness of Jesus Christ Comes From His Love-Anger Comes From Unbelief in Him

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jul 17, 2008 at 14:01

While reading the debating of the beliefs in these two exchanges, it became evident that there is still a basic premise that Christianity is supposed to win the world for Christ, and that in the extreme, the Adversary was able to get false christians to pronounce sentences of death for those in the former days who would not convert from whatever belief system they were following. This was done in complete violation to the command of Jesus Christ, but it is no surprise when anyone can read the Holy Bible in ignorance and unbelief say anything in contradiction to it. Some use this lie today to justify not believing in Jesus Christ just exactly as the Holy Bible says.

Starting from the very beginning, disrespect for the Word of the LORD and the lack of its understanding has been made the single most challenging aspect of any human's life. Because of mankinds' fallen nature and the impossibility of any person to comprehend the Holy Bible without the leading of the Holy Spirit, unbelief in Jesus Christ abounds and would pull all of humanity down except for the intercessory activities of Almighty God through Jesus Christ.

Unfortunately, since the death, burial, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ, the antipathy against Him did not cease, such that after the attempted decimation of the original Christian followers failed, the ‘church' was infiltrated with unbelievers claiming belief, yet conducting themselves in the very way the Holy Bible said they would, against the truth of the Word. Hence the ‘syncretism' of false christianity absorbing religious rituals of various pagan societies that would not otherwise accept Jesus Christ as LORD. The Romanized 'Church' became the very vessel to spread self-devisive lies about its loss of disciple relationship with Jesus and became mere religion adopting rituals in substitution for faith.

Syncretism is nothing more than taking something Scriptural from the Holy Bible and making some argument that it says something that the Word of the LORD did not say. It is the oldest trick of the Adversary and it is still the most effective when the truth contained in the Holy Bible is not held in its full spiritual application and the Holy Spirit is not sought out for the truth it holds.

Such is the case when the Islamic Prophet had the Quran written, for by his own admission he did not believe in the Holy Bible, nor in the true witness of Jesus Christ as LORD and Savior.

It does not matter that the current traditions of religious mainstream Christianity are not valid due to their variously vague institutional beginnings, for faith in Jesus Christ to obtain salvation does not depend on them. The Holy Bible does not institute any birthday celebration for our LORD, only to remember His birth was supernatural (making Him the only sinless person to be born) or the lives lost in Bethlehem to Herod's insane jealousy and desire to protect his short-lived legacy. Just as an example, by the way, the scriptural evidence points to the birth as being in the fall of the Julian calendar (Jewish New Year-Rosh Hoshanah), and not during the Roman observation of the shortest days during winter.

Further, Jesus Christ did not bring a Gospel message; He IS the Gospel message, revealing to an unsuspecting world the circumstances of the Holy Bible as being His message, that He is HaMashiach, and believing in Him was the only way to redemption from sin and reconciliation to Almighty God the Father. He did so in legitimate fulfillment to the prophetic pronouncements of the Holy Scriptures pointing to Him, and in the revelation of Who He is, provided confirmation to those who believed that their faith was not and will not be in vain. In the continuance of the faith, the witness of Jesus Christ is still as valid now as it ever was, and to demean the truth of it does violence only to those who will not believe and follow, for the promises to those who believe in faith remains intact, forever.

Jesus Christ's commission to the witness of Who He is, what He did by dying on the cross for the remission of the sins of believers and then being resurrected to assume His rightful place in Heaven at the right hand of the Father are all part of the integral plan promised to those who believe.

Now this debate of the truth of the Holy Bible and its author and finisher of our faith, Jesus Christ, could go on and on, but to what conclusion? Either one wants to believe in faith in Jesus Christ, asking His forgiveness and accepting Him into one's heart, or not. If not, then any other belief or ideology, it matters not, can derive any form of satisfaction from religion that may be reasoned with, only it cannot be reconciled with the truth of the Holy Bible, especially with the contradicting ideology of human works like the Quran, written in specific unbelief in Jesus Christ. As such, it is anger that results from not believing in Jesus Christ and not embracing His truth in love.

One final note, that it is scripturally dangerous to use verses of the Holy Bible to make an argument for not believing in its truth, such as is seen in the previous post. The Holy Spirit is the author of the Holy Bible by inspiration and taking a blasphemous posture in unbelief against the Holy Spirit is the only unforgivable sin according to Jesus Christ, a situation that cannot be reversed when one is found face to face with Jesus Christ and that evidence is brought to light against any unbeliever. Remember, this is what Jesus said, and is not the fabrications (like syncretisms) found in other sources that try to contradict the Holy Bible. What does the Holy Bible say? It does not get any simpler than this: ‘Believe in the LORD Jesus Christ and be saved.' (Acts 16:31)
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