Once Saved Always Saved Not So Continued Article 28
ONCE SAVED, ALWAYS SAVED? NOT SO CONTINUED ..
Last week’s article that I sent had some of the later part left out that is important to your understanding. I am adding to it more information.
We are approaching the end of the age, that Satan is ruling. The whole world is deceived; Nations are moving into a cashless society. Many are deceived into thinking that the church would be raptured before the tribulation. Before you must buy or sell with the number six, six, six, Rev 13:16-18, (16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six. KJV)
You are using the number now and you are not raptured; it’s just not in your right hand or forehead yet. In the back of my bank cards, driver’s license, which acts as our national identity, without it you cannot fly out an airplane.
At the back of each one is a black magnetic strip, a world wide web code, look on some of the things you buy, the two longer bars on each end and in the middle is, WWW, w is the Greek letter for Six (6), six, six, six. The other bars will tell you the price and where it came from. So when I go to the stores, what I buy, I move it over the scanner. The name of whatever I buy and the price is shown on the screen; when I am ready to pay, I put in my debit visa card that has a chip in it, on the left side with six, six, six in it, in the black magnetic strip on the back is information on me, I then put in my secret identity number, and then it comes on the screen, I’ve been approved.
I have traveled across the US from North to South, from East to West warning, put my literature on cars in church parking lots, handing it out to members, at their conventions, I’ve been threatened with arrest, some wanted to beat me up. I was looking for a church I saw in the phone book, nine hundred miles away. The Lord put it in my mind to call my son, he said where are you, I told him the name of the two intersection where I was at, then he brought me up on his phone, my son directed me to the church, and when I passed it he told me to back up.
My daughter got me an apple phone, when it was activated, wherever I am, they know where I am. Any address in United States, Mexico and Canada, I can tell my phone and it will show me and tell me every turn for thousands of miles.
Your new computers can read your face, listen to your conversation. TV’s can count the number of people in your room. The on Star system in new vehicles, comes on if you hit a bump, it will come automatically and they will ask what do you need, a tow truck or ambulance, you don’t need to tell them where you are, they know, they can listen to your conversation.
One of the times I was in Ghana, I was telling a car dealer about the chip, and he said, he was waiting on the technology that would be put on the license plates and that would enable him to find the car.
In Uganda, they plan to put chips in their people at the end of this year for medical reasons.
2 Tim 2:15-26
15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
16 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.
17 And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;
18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.
19 Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let everyone that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.
20 But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.
21 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work.
22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
23 But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;
26 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will. KJV
Back in the Sixty’s Hal Lindsay wrote a book called ‘THE LATE GREAT PLANET EARTH’ about how we would be raptured before the Tribulation. Those that believed it can never get themselves ready. The book is Satan’s counter-intelligence. Counter-intelligence is when a war is fought; you make the enemy think you are going to attack at one place but the plan is to attack from behind.
Back in the Sixty’s the Lord gave me a dream, our congregation out grew one building and they bought a Jewish Synagogue. In the dream, I was standing in the street, I saw a Chinese satellite shoot bolt of fire on a Grasse area. And people ran out of the field into a brick house. The satellite rolled over and fired again and destroyed the homes and the people ran into the synagogue. The satellite rolled over again and fired again destroying the synagogue.
The people ran into the streets with nowhere to go. I saw my young son run through the crowd and jumped into my arms. When a young child jumps into their Daddy’s arms, they feel safe.
The children of our heavenly father will go through three and half years of tribulations before being caught up, but the world will go through three and half years of wrath starting at Jerusalem.
If you read or listen to the news, you will hear of the animosity or hostility growing between the US and China, here in 2020 president Trump told the military to prepare for cyber war and war from outer space. There is much more to this, we will get back to it later.
As I write this, I hear an old song in my head from the Fifty’s (1950’s) “Get right church, and let’s go home, get right church and let’s go home, I am going home on the morning train, I am going home on the morning train, I am going home on the morning train, get right church and let’s go home, I am going home on the morning train”
13 And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they?
14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
15 Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them.
16 They shall hunger no more, neither thirst anymore; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat.
17 For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. KJV
There are no ‘J’s’ in the Hebrew, the Hebrew language is the only language not associated with paganism and false gods, Jesus came from the name (Zeus) a Greek god.
Zephaniah 3:8-9 Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey: for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.
9 For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent. KJV
Meaning= (clarify i.e brighten, examine, select: -make right, choice, chosen, be clean, be clearly, polished, (shew self) pure(ify) purge out
The definition of (YAHshua) was given to name Jesus, that’s the name I knew Him by. That’s true of you fellow servants, who call on the name of Jesus.
And He the father who sits on the Mercy seat in heaven, stretched forth His hand, and we saw miracles. This is the name we knew Him by.
I was partially paralyzed, healed of sickness and disease, my hips, my son raised from the dead, my six-year-old daughter healed of appendices. I broke my nine-year-old son NOAH pelvis bones in an accident, Noah was also bleeding from his penis. My wife wanted to go to the hospital. My plan was to go an elder Latter about ninety miles away.
Their X-rays showed that he has four to five breaks and internal damage that could be fatal. The hospital did not want to let me go, my son could die. I could be arrested for endangering his life, the Lord was with me.
I told them I was going to another doctor in Columbus. They called and verified him and let us go. The doctor X-rays Noah and said he had four to six breaks, the worst on the right side. He was a believing doctor and did not try to stop me, I went to the pastor’s home, as he prayed, I turned my back to him and Noah and walked away. I said to myself, I did not take the warning serious enough.
I thought this man believes God, I am going to stay out of it, as I watched children play, the Lord put an X-ray in front of me, and I saw as the Lord sewed up Noah’s pelvic bones on his right side.
In Isaiah 53:5 it says, (and with His stripes we are healed.) The word healed is the Hebrew word (RAPHA)= meaning to mend (by stitching), i.e (fig) to cure (cause to heal), a physician, repair, thoroughly, make whole
I took Noah home and put him in his bed upstairs. In the morning he came down the steps, when Peggy my wife saw him, she yelled, ‘Noah what are you doing?’ She grabbed the phone called the doctor and said what are we going to do, tie him down? The doctor said, is he in any pain? She asked Noah, he said No Mam, the doctor said didn’t you take him to be prayed for? Peggy said yes, then the doctor, I would say he is healed let him go!
When the news spread that people came down and watch him ride bike and swing on a rope and we sent him to school the next day.
I still at times pray for people using the name Jesus then add the true name, I don’t want them wondering if this is some new doctrine. I can tell them after they are healed.
Satan who has deceived the whole world, the bible schools, and various servants of the Lord, to fall short of a covenant to be made whole, to fall short of a blood covenant with YHWH (YAH) through and by the blood of His lamb (Shua) and to be baptized by the Spirit of YHWH the covenant keeping (EL) the Almighty.
Which is the key peter had for the Hebrews to enter into the kingdom of YHWH. It is the key to enter the kingdom YHWH of that Paul preached to us Gentiles, that if you repent of all your sins, stop praying before images.
That if you will (confess) make a legal binding agreement, a covenant by the blood of YHWH’s lamb, ‘BE HOLD THE LAMB OF GOD (YHWH) who takes on Himself to bear away our sins, the world’s sin, John 1:29’The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. KJV
you will be made whole, Romans 10:9 …. (for with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession (a blood covenant) is made unto salvation (Rescue or Safety physically or morally; deliver, health, salvation, save, saving)
Satan the deceiver, understood blood covenant so he gave back to the church all of the gods that Israel worshipped and was unfaithful to YHWH, disguised in our holidays.
Yahudim= meant Yah-wife (bride) now call JEWS. YHWH gave the Hebrews a bill of Divorcement.
6 The LORD said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen that which backsliding Israel hath done? she is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot.
7 And I said after she had done all these things, Turn thou unto me. But she returned not. And her treacherous sister Judah saw it.
8 And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.
9 And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks. KJV
The new wife is made of Hebrews and Gentiles who will be caught up to the bridegroom in the air.
1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.
2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:
4 But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
5 While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.
6 And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.
7 Then all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps.
8 And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.
9 But the wise answered, saying, Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves.
10 And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut. KJV
4 And the four and twenty elders and the four beasts fell down and worshipped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia.
5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.
6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.
8 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God. KJV
Yashua who is “the Ancient of Days”
Dan 7:9-22 I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire.
10 A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened.
11 I beheld then because of the voice of the great words which the horn spake: I beheld even till the beast was slain, and his body destroyed, and given to the burning flame.12 As concerning the rest of the beasts, they had their dominion taken away: yet their lives were prolonged for a season and time.
13 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.
14 And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.
15 I Daniel was grieved in my spirit in the midst of my body, and the visions of my head troubled me
16 I came near unto one of them that stood by, and asked him the truth of all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the things.
17 These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall arise out of the earth.
18 But the saints of the most High shall take the kingdom, and possess the kingdom for ever, even for ever and ever.
19 Then I would know the truth of the fourth beast, which was diverse from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and his nails of brass; which devoured, brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with his feet;
20 And of the ten horns that were in his head, and of the other which came up, and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spake very great things, whose look was more stout than his fellows.
21 I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints, and prevailed against them;
22 Until the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the saints of the Most High; and the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom.
John 8:58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.
He Who is Emmanuel, YHWH in the flesh (God with us)
Matt 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us KJV
At the time of Yashua “Jesus” on earth, His people were under the brutal control of the Italians.
Rev 18:4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues KJV
1 Timothy 6:3-5, (3 If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; 4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, 5 Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself. KJV
2 Cor 2:17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.
‘the word (corrupt) means to water down, like a bar keeper would water down the wine
If we had understood all this and entered back into a blood covenant from the start of our walk with the Lord, none of us would die in this CORONAVIRUS PLAGUE.
This information is from the late Charles Trombley, an acquaintance of mine.
Moses was 80 years old with a stammering tongue and still tending sheep for his father-in-law near Mt. Horeb. One day as he wandered in the wilderness a voice spoke to him from a burning bush telling him to deliver Israel from Egypt’s bondages. He stared spellbound at the burning bush and wondered why it didn’t burn up. Then he reminded God how Israel rejected him forty years before and complained about his inabilities. ‘Who am I that I should go?’ he stuttered, but the voice assured him: “Certainly I will be (EHYEH-Heb) with you” (Ex. 3:12). He reluctantly agreed to go, but not without some additional information. “when they say to me, what is His name? what shall I say to them?” (Ex. 3:13)
What God spoke to Moses still keeps scholars guessing. He said: “Ehyeh asher ehyeh (I AM WHO I AM). Tell them I AM sent me to you.” (3:14). Moses waited silently for the rest of the answer to this strange statement, but it didn’t come. “I am who I am? I am who?” Moses was familiar with the name “YHWH is glory” (Ex. 6:20). God previously told Moses He was: “El Shaddai, The All Sufficient God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob,” but Moses wanted a more comprehensive name. he wanted to know something of the nature of this God who was sending him to confront the most powerful regime in existence. In his culture names were more than labels identifying a person today. They revealed the character, plan or purpose pf the person so God’s name should say something about His personal being.
God changed Abram’s name (the father of exaltation) to Abraham (father of multitude) expressing God’s destiny for Abraham. Likewise, Sarai was changed to Sarah and that of Jacob to Israel.
God continued: “Thus you will say to the children of Israel, YHWH, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, has sent me to you. This is my name forever, and is my memorial to all generations.” (3:15). Moses wondered whether God’s name was Ehyeh or Yhwh. He had been well educated in Egypt and understood the first five books of the Bible. He knew I AM was a noun, but the 1st person singular of the Hebrew verb hayah “to be” and YHWH was the 3rd person singular of the same verb. When God spoke directly to Moses He used the 1st person, but in Egypt He would speak indirectly through Moses so the 3rd person would be the correct form.
There is common confusion about the origin and meaning of God’s memorial name.
Some have suggested the meaning was lost, but that is doubtful. God said YHWH would be His memorial name for all generations and if the meaning was lost then the knowledge of God’s Person was lost. It was senseless for the Almighty to reveal Himself with a name and allow both the pronunciation and meaning to be lost. It challenges His ability to preserve His word. The Lord Jesus said, “Heaven and earth will pass away,” So that is that!
Both Moses and the Israelites knew how to say God’s name, but they did not know what it meant. When Eve gave birth to her firstborn she said, “I have gotten a man from YHWH” (Gen. 4:1). Gen. 4:26 tells us men began calling upon the name of YHWH when Enosh, Adam’s grandson, was born. Later, as a nation, Israel became fearful of blaspheming the name so they gradually refused to speak it and eventually the pronunciation was obscured. If the exact pronunciation was important God would have preserved it just as He preserved His Word. Hebrew was a cognate language and contemporary texts dating from this period record the name.
God’s memorial name, or how He wants to be remembered, as recorded 6,823 times in the Hebrew scriptures, but it can’t be found once in the New Testament. Strange isn’t it? A memorial name that would last from generation to generation is gone. What happened to The Name?
I AM (ehyeh) can be translated in either if two Hebrew tenses or moods; a way of looking at the action. The Qal is a static perfect in which all movement has ceased. The action is completed, but the effect may continue. If this is the correct tense ehyeh would mean I AM or I exist. The Hiphil imperfect tense does not nail down when it happened. It would not be static, but one of constant movement. Rather than mere self-existence, distant and without feeling, God would continue acting in current circumstances and manifesting Himself in the future. Most scholars favor this tense and without exception the context of the YaHWeh passages bear this out.
Isaac Lesser, noted Jewish scholar, translated the phrase as: “I will be that I will be,” in his Bible published by the Hebrew Publishing Society. Notice! He did not say “I AM” but “I WILL BE”. Moses Maimonides (AD 1135-1204), a brilliant Jewish scholar said, “YHWH is the plain Name because it teaches clearly and unequivocally the substance of God. Other titles and names of God express His offices or characteristics, but the personal Name reveals His Very Person.” Some Hebrew linguists suggest: “He causes to come to be” meaning He is a fulfiller of promises, the One who causes his purposes to be realized. It could be translated as “I will become whatever I please.” Moses, Israel, Pharaoh and all Egypt would come to know what God is really like.
There is more proof the Divine name is in a future tense. YHWH is composed of four Hebrew consonants, Yod, Heh, Vav, Heh. Dr Dwight Pentecost wrote: “it contains each tense of the verb “to be” and might be translated: I WAS, I AM. AND I SHALL ALWAYS CONTINUE TO BE.” The pre-formative YOD gives the word an indefinite or future tense with the emphasis on God’s continued manifestation.
Even with these expert Hebrew scholars can we be certain the imperfect or the future is the right choice? Look at verse 12 again. God said to Moses: “I AM with you here and I WILL BE with you there.” He didn’t say HOW He would be with him, only that He would be! The verb ehyeh, I WILL BE, is in the imperfect (future tense).
That future emphasis is still present in verse 14 when God said He was EHYEH ASHER EHYEH “I shall be in the future what I have been in the past.” This is what I AM THAT I AM means. We see the same time emphasis in verse 17 when YaHWeH said “I WILL bring you up … out of Egypt.” Israel’s deliverance has not happened yet, but it will the name of YaHWeH guarantees it.
A characteristic of the Hebrew language is there are many nominal or nonverbal sentences. The verb “to be” is not expressed unless the speaker purposely wants to use the past or future tense. In the present tense the verb “to be” is not used. For example: the speaker would say, “I teacher,” not “I AM the teacher.” “I, here, “not “I AM here.” The present is understood. The translators added “AM” to avoid confusion since the sentence construction sounds strange to the English ear.
I hope this isn’t boring or confusing to you. Please stay with me and you’ll soon be shouting, not only for new knowledge, but when you realize what happened to God’s name? The mission of Jehovah’s Witnesses to restore the Divine name to the New testament is a futile exercise since the name, Jehovah, was first concocted and recorded by a Spanish monk in 1270 AD.
THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING NAME is one mystery Perry Mason can’t solve, but we can. If properly pronouncing the name Jehovah or Yahweh was important Yashua-Jesus would have informed His disciples. Even though Israel had a long tradition of not saying the Divine Name for fear of blasphemy there wasn’t any special power in saying The Name. The power comes from intimately knowing the meaning.
In Exodus 6:2-3 God spoke to Moses again, saying, “I am YaHWeH, and I appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob as God Almighty (EL Shaddai), but by My name, YaHWeH, I did not make myself known to them.” Isn’t that interesting?
Mankind had addressed God as YaHWeH since the Garden of Eden, but God had not made Himself known. The key is the next verse. “And I ALSO established My covenant with them.
The name YaHWeH (Jehovah or LORD) relates only to God’s covenant people. The name was never used with gentile or unrelated nations. The book of Hebrews says when God could not swear by anything greater, He swore by His own name.
How did Israel come to experience God as YaHWeH? Their fathers experienced God as EL Shaddai, the “all sufficient One” when Abraham and Sarah’s aged bodies conceived and brought forth Isaac.
Now it’s time for Moses and Israel to experience the depth of the Covenant name YaHWeH. God said: I am YHWH. I will deliver them by redeeming them, by taking them into the place of blessing and inheritance and by being God to them. Seven times God said, “I WILL” and concluded with: I AM YHWH”. He began with YHWH and finished with YHWH. Between are the seven I Will’s contained in His name.
Their knowledge would not be an abstract mental or historical knowledge about God; they would actually “taste and see” God’s name as He delivered them from Egypt and adopted them as His particular people by signs, wonders and miracles.
The promise made to Abraham was not made to seeds, referring to many, but to his seed, that is Christ (Gal 3:16). When the fullness of time came, God sent forth His son, made in the likeness of man, to redeem those who were under the curse of the law and death. The angel visited the young virgin Mary and told her not to name her son Joseph Junior but Yashua (Jesus) which means Emmanuel or God is with us (Matt. 1:23)
Here is the answer to the mystery. The name YHWH was not lost or deliberately deleted from the Christian Greek Scriptures. When God Spoke to Moses at the burning bush it was the only time He referred to Himself in the 3rd person: HE SHALL BE. When the “seed of the woman” was born God once again revealed Himself to man, not as I WILL BE, but the now I AM. The tense changed from future to present. Jesus, Yashua, (Hebrew) is a compound word. YAH, the name of God (Ps 68:4), and Oshua, salvation. Yashua means Yah, or YHWH IS Salvation.
When Yashua-Jesus was born, He was Emmanuel, God is with us. God was the I AM manifested and revealed in Christ, but that is an exciting study I’ll pick up in the next issue. The reason YHWH isn’t found in the New Testament is because God no longer reveals Himself as YHWH, but the present tense I AM. In the Greek it is ego eimi or “I, I am,” a declaration the Lord Jesus Christ used often. The Jews knew exactly what He meant and countered: “How can you being a man call yourself God- YHWH, ego eimi?” So they killed Him, but being YHWH or Emmanuel He could not stay dead. He was raised from dead and He is alive!
Every prophetic promise made to Israel, every temple ritual and ceremony, the feast days, temple, high priest, sacrifices etc. all found a final fulfillment in Christ Jesus. The challenge for skeptics is not “How did a man become God, “but How Did God become man?” YaHWeH is Yashua.