The Catching Away

The institutional church is about to collapse and the entire world is about to change.  For the first time in all of history the God of all creation is about to reveal Himself to the whole earth in a single event.  The catching away of the bride of Christ.  Who collectively as a body have been the restraining influence all over the earth, by their very presence.  Not as some sort of super righteous or self righteous super men.  But as yielded vessels who were made fit to be used by God for his purposes, as they submitted to His authority by obeying His word.  

These are the only people who will be leaving.  As they are the only ones whose prayer praise and worship along with a lifestyle of obedience enabled the Holy Spirit to restrain the forces of darkness through their physical presence in the earth.  It was the power of the Holy Spirit coming out of the lives and the mouths of those who believed God.  It did not come from us it came through us.  After we are removed, the restraining power that came through us in the spiritual realm will be removed with us.

Both the willingness and the ability in the hearts and minds of men to do good comes only from God as a source, not from men. This goodness has been done in and through men by the Holy Spirit. Humanism has preached the false doctrine of both self sovereignty and the inherent goodness of men for centuries, causing the widespread and willful ignorance of this great sustaining work of the Holy Spirit. Denying it entirely. Man is not capable of directing himself on his own, he was never designed that way. He either yields to the Spirit of God or by default is run by the spirits controlled by the god of this world.

Satan outranks fallen man in this fallen world. Being fallen is what makes it his because at the fall of man it became his. That’s what the fall was, a fall from free and willing submission to God – to being controlled by the Devil. Whether people see that or not doesn’t even matter. Believing is spiritual not physical, and it is a choice that can only be done before you see it. When the very body of people the Spirit works through is completely removed from the earth, the true nature of men since the fall will be unrestrained.

What was formerly accessed by the Spirit since Christ came will now be accessed by Satan and those with him.  Meaning Lucifer and the angels that fell with him, along with the demons under them will now have their way in the earth because they have their way in the hearts and minds of men.  Not merely influencing as before, but controlling at a much higher level.  Since they are not God they cannot alter order established by God, but they now have greater freedom to move within the same order, wherein they were formerly restrained.

Being the overcomers, the true ecclesia, the spotless bride – we will not have to endure this tribulation.  Not because we think we are special, because Jesus said so.  In one of the three well known eschatological chapters in the gospels that speaks solely about the tribulation and the times leading up to it.  It’s all right there in black and white, and it was always open to anyone who wanted it enough.  In Luke 21: 36 when Jesus said not to be weighed down with the anxiety and worries of the world, but to pray so that you would have the strength to escape what was coming – the strength He was talking about was not muscular strength, it was spiritual.  He was talking about the strength of our Faith.  He repeats this same promise of deliverance in Revelation 3:10 to the only church that was faithful out of the seven.

But keep watch on yourselves, or your hearts will become dulled by carousing, drunkenness and the worries of everyday living, and that Day will be sprung upon you suddenly like a trap! For it will close in on everyone, no matter where they live, throughout the whole world. Stay alert, always praying that you will have the strength to escape all the things that will happen and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man. – Luke 21:34-36  Complete Jewish Bible

Faith is an obedience.  Romans begins and ends talking about the obedience of faith.  The less you obey the Word the weaker your faith will be.  Most who call themselves believers have done just the opposite of what Jesus said.  They are full of the pressure worry and anxiety of this life, and they don’t pray praise or feed their faith at all.  They don’t believe in the rapture because they don’t know the Word.  So with their low level of belief and their weak faith they have earned the right to be tested in the tribulation.  That’s what the tribulation is, a very painful test.  Those who refused to suffer in this life by putting their flesh down and doing what God said instead of what they wanted, will now have to suffer through learning it the hard way.

There is no argument about there being a rapture, it is an event described clearly in multiple Scriptures.  There are simply people who don’t know the Bible and people who don’t believe it.  You will be able to explain it to anyone who is willing to believe the Bible, after you absorb what I am telling you here.  If you want the truth to make it into your spirit you have to stay teachable.  Which can only be done by putting on childlikeness and humility.  We have to do it with all of God’s things, and the Bible says so.  If you don’t do that you will reduce it to something intellectual, and you cannot receive the Spiritual things of God with your intellect.  You can only receive them with your spirit.  I did not say that, God did.

First we have to understand that about a third of the Bible is prophecy, and most of what Jesus spoke is prophecy.  Which almost always has an immediate partial fulfillment, and a later complete fulfillment.  Not knowing this one thing has caused many to shipwreck on the outer shoals of prophecy without ever making it to the island.  To understand this catching away we will take a look at the few places in Scripture where Jesus talks about coming to get us.  Which is not His second coming.  At the second coming Jesus comes to take over the world with the Kingdom of God, setting foot on the Mount of Olives physically in Jerusalem.  The whole world will know and every eye shall see Him.  

The second coming has nothing to do with the rapture, they are two completely separate and different events.  At the catching away Jesus comes in the clouds secretly in that only the bride will see Him, and only the bride will be gathered to Him.  This is in the Bible.  Every time He appeared after the resurrection whether to Paul or a group of people, He only revealed Himself to those He wanted to see Him.  It’s nothing new.  He did not show Himself to everybody or to the whole world.  It doesn’t matter if anybody likes that, it only matters if you believe the Bible.  Making the Word of God final authority is required for believers who want it to have any authority at all in their life.  We may partially commit to almost everything, God does not do that with anything.

In the gospel of John while speaking prophecy about His going to prepare a place and coming back to get them, Jesus is not addressing a crowd.  He speaks to a very small group of obedient faithful believers called disciples, who did everything that He said.  Except for one of them of course, who betrayed Him.  He said he would come to take them with him to be where He is.  He did not say He was coming to be with them where they are.  He also told them that they knew where He was going and they knew the way.  Then spends the next couple of chapters telling them the way for anyone who wants to, to get where He is going.  How to come and be with Him.  The way and the how He spoke to them about was obedience. 

Do not let your hearts be troubled (distressed, agitated). You believe in and adhere to and trust in and rely on God; believe in and adhere to and trust in and rely also on Me. In My Father’s house there are many dwelling places (homes). If it were not so, I would have told you; for I am going away to prepare a place for you. And when (if) I go and make ready a place for you, I will come back again and will take you to Myself, that where I am you may be also. And [to the place] where I am going, you know the way. – John 14:1-4  Amplified

So the first thing to get clear about this catching away is that it is a place.  Jesus will be taking us somewhere and He says so.  The next thing to see is that it includes a body.  You have one now and you will have one then.  It will be the actual body material you have now without the physical death from the curse.  The same body but of a different kind, a new kind.  The new one will be the same kind Jesus has, a spiritual body.  You can walk thru the wall but I can shake your hand.  You can eat some fish and will never get sick.  It will be impossible for you to sweat and you cannot go to the restroom again, ever, for any reason.  Hallelujah! 

I’m telling you a mystery. Not all of us will die, but we will all be changed. It will happen in an instant, in a split second at the sound of the last trumpet. Indeed, that trumpet will sound, and then the dead will come back to life. They will be changed so that they can live forever. This body that decays must be changed into a body that cannot decay. – 1 Corinthians 15:51-53a  God’s Word

Finally the rapture is an event.  It is a departure of saints in the air to meet Jesus in the air.  The Bible says that.  It is not Jesus setting foot onto the earth to set up The Kingdom.  That does happen but it happens later.  There are many other Scriptures describing that, which have nothing to do with these Scriptures.  The marriage supper of the Lamb and the bride of Christ are in the Bible.  It doesn’t matter that the word rapture is not in the Bible, the event is in the Bible.  The word trinity is not there either, nor is demon, but everybody knows what they are.  Besides, it is in the Latin version, just not the original Greek texts.  From those we have translated it being gathered or catching away.  Here is the event in Scripture.

I can tell you this directly from the Lord: We who are still living when the Lord returns will not rise to meet him ahead of those who are in their graves. For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a commanding shout, with the call of the archangel, and with the trumpet call of God. First, all the Christians who have died will rise from their graves. Then, together with them, we who are still alive and remain on the earth will be caught up in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air and remain with him forever. – 1 Thessalonians 4:15-17  The Book

The catching away of the obedient ones also known as the rapture has not happened yet.  But it is about to. If you don’t believe in it then I’m not speaking to you. This is for the Believers. If you are not Expecting then you will be sleeping when He comes.  This is the very time Jesus described clearly as falling upon all men unexpectedly, catching them like a trap.  Because they did not believe.  Some have tied the passing of Billy Graham to the timing of the rapture.  I believe this to be correct, but of course it is not relevant to Scripture.  Staying is not a punishment – Leaving is a reward.  There will be wrath and punishment going on, but not for those who now become the true Believers.  It will be very difficult times, very hard for everyone. But it will also be the greatest Harvest of souls in history.  Whether you stay or whether you go, make sure you are a part of what God is doing right now.  Peace

Brother Greg
Full Grown Ministry

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One New Man

        Zionism is not the religious racial preference for one ethnic group over another, as though God was a racist.  Though it’s long been thought of as such, nothing could be further from the truth.  Zion is simply the headquarters of the King, the place where Messiah will rule and reign during the Millennium.  Christ is the Messiah.  All the orders will come out of Zion, as it is the place where the seat of authority sits.  We are not talking here about what the rest of the world thinks, we’re talking about what the Bible says.  The Hebrew Tanakh and the Christian New Testament together.  The world has always been wrong about God, and is in fact  opposed to Him.  The world does not want God to be in charge, does not want Him to decide what is right and what is wrong, does not want Him to be The Judge, and will not submit to His authority.  It is the only place from which all authority comes.  In essence, the world does not want God to be God, which is why He is not for so many.         

        Zion is a mountain in Israel, but God could have just as easily picked some other mountain in the Rockies or Himalayas.  It is not the mountain itself that is special on it’s own, it’s just a heap of dirt and rocks.  The fact that God has chosen to rule from Zion is what sets it apart.  His being there makes it special.  Zionism is nothing more than God having declared His plan for all mankind in His Word which is the Bible.  Culminating in the return of the King who will set up his own government on the earth for a 1000 years (called The Millennium), which will be centered out of Zion.  Every Bible believing Jew and Christian believes this.  If you call yourself a Jew or a Christian and don’t know this – then you need to read your Bible.  If you know it but don’t believe it, then you are not a believer.  Which means you’re not really a Jew or Christian, you just say you are.  Believers believe the Bible. 

        There is no use arguing that Jews don’t believe in Christ, that just shows you don’t know the meaning of the word.  Christ is not the Lord’s last name, it is the Greek word for the Hebrew word Meshiach, where we get the word Messiah from.  Christ was and is the Messiah.  Don’t wait till He shows up again to get ahold of that.  There isn’t any disagreement in the Scripture, no doctrinal divide.  You either don’t know the Scripture, or you just don’t believe it, which is why you have to read it.  Read it until you do Believe it.  That takes the onus off God and puts it back on you, where it belongs.  God is not confused nor has He messed things up, He knows exactly what He’s doing, and has told us all about it.  It is all in His Book.  Even that wild donkey of a religion calls us the people of the Book, in their book.  One of the few things they actually got right.  If you want to kill Allah, all you have to do is read the Bible, and he’s dead.      

The whole purpose of Judaism is the coming of the Messiah.  If you say you’re Jewish by faith as opposed to just ethnicity, and you’re not expecting The Meshiach, then it’s not your faith, it’s just your ethnicity.  Which means absolutely nothing and is completely void of all spiritual value in relation to God and the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible), which is the Christian Old Testament.  The Hebrew Bible is nothing but an agreement (a Covenant) between God and a man named Abraham, who was not a Jew he was a pagan.  He worshipped the moon, as did also the Arab tribes until Muhammad got them to follow him, back in the 7th century.  

The nation of Israel which began as a man named Israel (Jacob, the grandson of Abraham), then as the 12 sons of that man which became the 12 tribes of Israel.  That was only a partial fulfillment of that covenant God made with Abraham.  The Old Covenant contains The New Covenant within it, and that New Covenant is the Messiah!  There’s not something else.  Hundreds of Scriptures in the Tanakh tell of Him and His coming, both the first and the second time.  That’s mostly what the apostle Paul writes about and explains in detail through his letters, which are the largest part of the new deal (as I like to call it).  Paul was a Jewish religious legal scholar, which is what pharisees were.     

The old deal didn’t fail, it did exactly what God intended it to do.  It established a landing place (a legal one) for His Son among a particular people in the earth.  So that He could get back in man so to speak, and stop as many as He could from going to Hell.  God had to get Abraham to freely offer his son Isaac, so that He in turn could offer His Son Jesus.  That is covenant, and was the main point of God entering into it.  So He could help everybody who would take His help to get back to the highest, the high life, better than the good life – the God kind of life.  The way it was before the Fall.  You don’t get there because you say so, or by a path you choose, and certainly not by blowing a bunch of people up.  You’re not God and it’s not your life.  

And you cannot say you didn’t know because it’s all in the Bible.  Which is the place where He tells you what is going on, and what your place in that is.  What you mean is you never read the Bible, not really.  Or that if you did read it, you did not believe it.  Yeah, well that happens to all of us.  It is the condition we’re born into, that’s what Fallen means.  We are actually born with a nature that opposes God.   We need a lot of help to not oppose Him.  Which He has already given us in Christ, but we have to let Him be God to get it.  Otherwise you’re just left the way you are, which is on your way to Hell.  Because it’s all about authority, and the one who’s authority you were born under.  All of our lives we say what our god says, and when we die we go where our god goes.  You do not get to choose when you die, that’s when we find out what choice you made.  Not choosing God is a choice.     

He could have chosen any people, He chose Israel.  You cannot get mad about that, it’s not your choice.  It is almost funny the things people get mad at, it’s also tragic.  Getting offended will cost many their souls, especially in these Last Days.  Christianity is the next step in Judaism, and is what ushered in Messiah.  Jesus coming back is the next step in Christianity, and will usher in the Millennium.  Though there are a few things that will happen before that, I mean in the next few years.  You can now see if you choose to, that Israel was God’s way back in.  Christianity was how He spread the good news, and as soon as all who will come in do come in – BAM!  Jesus comes back.  That is not when you get to decide, that’s when you will be running to Him, or running (and screaming) from Him.  You see this time He will not be coming as the Savior of the world. He already did that.  This time He will be coming as the conquering King, and He won’t be coming to take sides.  He will be coming to take over.  Which will take about a second.  

I am not telling you this like a pastor would cause I’m not a pastor.  I am a prophet, and I represent the government of God, like all prophets and apostles.  Pastors represent the church, the flock, the body of believers.  You do need to hear what a real pastor has to say.  Someone like Joel Osteen or David Jeremiah, John MacArthur or T.D Jakes, John Hagee or Michael Pitts. Though Michael is also an apostle.  But you also need to hear what a prophet has to say, just like you need to hear what an evangelist has to say.  Billy Graham is an evangelist. So is Benny Hinn.  Joyce Meyer is a teacher.  Kenneth Copeland is an apostle.  None of us fill the other’s office, but only the one God called us to.  Though some are called to more than one office.  It is our job as the 5 fold ministry to get Christ formed in you, but it is not our job to keep you in Christ.  You have to keep yourself in Christ, once He gets in you.   I cover how to stay in Christ in another chapter.        

What you have to see here is that because of what happened in the garden of Eden the entire world is a prisoner of sin.  The whole world and everybody in it, and the Bible says so.  So the Law was given, which is the Torah of the Hebrew Bible.  But the Law is not based on faith, nor can it save anyone.  It was never intended to.  The Law came to convict us of sin and show us where we are not like God.  But its main purpose was to bring us to Christ.  Who is just like God, and came to help us be like Him.  But you have to want it, or it does not work.  That is what free will does, allows you to say yes or no.  Now God’s will ultimately will come to pass in it’s entirety, it just will not come to pass for you if you choose for it not to.  So everybody is in sin, the Law came in to show us that, and Christ is God’s only answer for it.  There is not something else.  

We are all to become sons of God through faith in what Christ did on the cross.  Which was to change the wrong standing we were in with God because of sin, into right standing with God because of a payment made by a friend.  All of the great stuff, all of the heavy lifting, all the most important things were done in this payment.  God has it set up in such a way because of free will that all you can do is either believe this or not believe it. Which is simply a choice.  That is the plan.  You can either submit to it or do not.  But nothing you can do or say will change it.  It will only keep you out of it.  This is not a democracy, which is why many who live in nations where they get to elect those over them won’t be able to get ahold of this.  They will choke on it.  I did not say they cannot get ahold of it.  I said they will not.  It is a choice.  The first step right off the bat is to realize you are not in charge. That will help a lot.         

Another thing Christ came to do that so many Christians and Jews miss, is that He came to unite all people in Himself.  Before Jesus came, there were only 2 groups of people in the earth.  Jews and gentiles, or nations. Which really means those inside the Covenant and those outside the Covenant.  Gentile does not mean non-Jew, it means without God.  If you are a Christian, you are no longer a gentile. You are not without God.  You are in fact in a covenant which is better than the old one, and the Bible says so.  There is no such thing as a gentile Christian, the words contradict each other.  

Well the Jewish people did not come from outer space.  They were part of the nations themselves before God called them and separated them to Himself.  To fulfill this deal with Abraham, who is the father of all who believe because he was the first one to believe.  Again that is Bible.  Not to believe in Abraham, that is nowhere in Scripture.  But believe in what God did through Abraham, which was to Bless all nations through his Seed.  The apostle Paul explains how the word Seed was referring to One Man, not a group or ethnos of people.  That one man was and is the Man Jesus Christ.  The way into God’s Kingdom is open to anybody and everybody, but it is His way and His Kingdom.  He is God. That comes with the territory.  

Any attempt to come to Him any other way, I said any other way, is simply refusing to let Him be God. And in essence calling Him a liar.  The 1st epistle of John says it plainly.  All other religions, all of them, are simply refusing to let Him be who He says He is.  And trying to get to Him their own way by creating their own little gods who will do what they say.  Calling that the God of the Bible.  Well man’s been doing that long before Jesus came, and is still doing it today.  Nothing new.  Most people simply do not know history, and understand religion even less.  There has never been a society as disconnected from their past and each other, as we are today.  Never.  I mean that both generally and specifically.  More so of course for the 1st world modern nations.  The modernity is part of the disconnect.

Well none of that was ever God’s will.  It’s just how man is on his own.  It was never God’s will that you be lonely, afraid, hungry, unloved, in any kind of pain, or without anything that was intended to make you whole and complete.  Nothing missing, nothing broken.  He had to show Himself to somebody, well that people He showed Himself to was Israel.  He wants to get back in everybody.  It was never just about Israel, and that getting back in is called salvation.  Which must and can only be acquired individually, as the free will of each individual is sovereign.  It is not about joining some group, or even the right group, in a social, political, or elitist sense.  It’s about finding your place, your place in Him.  There is a place in Him for every person ever born, everyone who has ever lived.  But you have to come up into it.  

In a very real sense the devil has been completely and totally defeated, technically.  As it relates to us, our free will, and accessing what God has for us.  But that technicality must be enforced in the life of each individual.  Wherever it’s not being enforced, the devil operates within the sphere of that life with impunity, as though he was never defeated.  Salvation the way the church uses the word, is actually the very beginning of a process, and is the first step in that enforcement.  Which again, is individual. 

There is a collective element to it, but there is so much confusion and error put out by the very thing that calls itself the collective – because it is a usurper.  Christ never came to start the modern institutionalized religious structure called the church.  That word is not even in the Bible.  Jesus started the Ecclesia.  Man replaced the Ecclesia with the church, which is covered in another chapter.  One more thing before leaving this subject.    

The covenant that God made with Israel was very conditional, the conditions were called Laws or Commands.  Every Promise in both the old and new deal has conditions.  God wants you to come into all the promises, but our part is to obey (or keep) the commandments.  There is no use quoting salvation is by grace alone, because even grace has a condition.  The Scripture actually says “You are Saved by Grace through Faith.”  Faith is the condition of Grace.  Grace in it’s larger Biblical definition means God’s willingness to use His power on our behalf for good.  If you believe in God you believe that He can do you good, you’re just not sure if He will. 

Well grace tells us that He not only can, but that He wants to and He will.  So grace is His part (one of many), but faith is our part.  Faith is acting on what you believe without seeing it.  Faith is not an option – faith is an act.  If you are not acting on what you believe then you are not in faith.  I’m taking the time to tell you all this because I’m about to point out an error in the collective Jewish thought, which is one that Christians are just as guilty of.  Which is that the conditional covenant has been turned into a doctrine of favoritism; the mindset that God will bless us no matter what.  Which of course is a complete fabrication and entirely man made.            

Most of my Jewish friends over the years have been atheists, just like much of Israel.  Though they celebrated some of the holy days, they seldom went to temple, if ever.  The amazing thing to me is how many Jewish non believers or partial believers I’ve met over the years who think they are the only ethnicity whose bloodline is pure so to speak, going back thousands of years.  Or that the blessing of God is upon them in spite of their unbelief and disobedience, that they are somehow God’s Blessed people no matter what they do.  No no, not even close.

Such an attitude shows how incredibly little of the Torah and Tanakh are known by those with such a view.  There are spirits in the earth assigned to get you to believe a lot of junk like that, as well as every other lie.  Even the Scriptures that speak of Israel as God’s chosen people make it clear that the being chosen is based entirely on who He Is not who they are.  

He did not choose them because they were holy, just the opposite is true.  God will make them holy because He chose them.  Just as with the true Christian; He will not love you because you are good – He will make you good because He loves you.  I said earlier that the whole purpose of Israel was and is the coming of the Messiah, which was for all of the people on earth, not just Israel.  And out of Messiah came hundreds of millions of followers that have been called Christians ever since.

You could just as easily have called them Messianists, or Messianics – followers of the Messiah.  The Hebrew word for who Jesus was and is, the Christ, the anointed One, the one with God all over Him.  The first time Jesus came it was to become like us men.  When He comes again, those who truly believe (which is a process) – will be like Him.  In Him, there is no Jew or gentile, barbarian or Scythian, slave nor free.  We are all one in Christ Jesus, together in Him we are the one new man.

Brother Greg
Full Grown Ministry

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The Fake Commission

The purpose of the Ministry is not to meet the needs of the people.  Though most of the church is involved in doing just that, and only that – it was never God’s plan.  Having been taught at many seminaries for the last several decades, this liberal doctrine has become one of the biggest Lies of the last century.  The needs of people will get met as a side effect of true ministry performing its function, which has always been establishing the will of God in the earth.  Not making sure everybody has enough to eat, a warm blanket, and a comfortable life as they are.  So they can continue in the rebellion and ignorance of their own will, living the ungrateful disobedient life they were born into.  As though God is going to subsidize mutiny and treason.  What verse is that.  That is why His Wrath is coming on the world.

God’s Will is His Word, His Word is His Will – He does not have a Will (for your life) outside of His Word.  Everybody in the Pentecostal / Word of Faith camp knows I’m quoting F.F. Bosworth, with the emphasis being my own.  But most of the “church” is unfamiliar with the great moves of the Spirit in their own lifetime.  I mean of just the last 10 years, let alone what came out of Azusa Street a hundred years ago.  The outpouring in Brownsville and Toronto have impacted the lives of thousands, and I number it only in the thousands as it’s not the volume of people that attend these moves (when they were in full swing), but those who do something with what they got.  If they got anything at all.  A very small percentage of believers in American have even heard the names of these places.  But they are known all over the world among a certain group within the Spirit Filled churches, made up of multiple denominations.

Now the first distinction I’m going to make between what I call the fake commission and the Great Commission of the Bible is not a denominational one, but rather a spiritual one.  In fact the first distinction is the Holy Spirit.  More specifically – the baptism of the Holy Spirit.  Which is not only Scriptural, it is essential if you want to have any power.  Remove the power that comes only with being baptized in the Holy Ghost, and all you have is Religion.  Dead dry, poverty stricken, working for a living (instead of living off your Giving), rule keeping, going to church is all I can do, I can’t afford to tithe, Hep me Lord! Hep! Hep me! (help you do what, your own will) – I don’t believe you, I don’t trust you, an I really don’t even know if I like you, but I know I don’t want you to Judge me, or send me to Hell – after all, I am a good person . . . Religion.

It has been the bane of Christianity since Jesus was taken up to Heaven  in the very sight of the apostles, nearly 2000 years ago.  Men trying to get to the One and Only God their own way instead of His One and Only Way.  All because they don’t want to do what they’re told.  People don’t mind spirituality as long as it’s divorced from authority.  Submission to the plan and the will of God for your life as well as just the idea of discipline, have become nothing less than forbidden language in the modern humanist church of today.  So we have tens of thousands of churches in America with millions of so called christians who don’t do anything the Bible says (except maybe not cuss and go to church), and can hardly be distinguished from the heathen.  Whom they’re supposed to be bringing into the Kingdom.  If they want to come.  We don’t get the results that Jesus got because we don’t preach the gospel He preached.  The subject of which is actually another point, which we’ll get to in a minute.

So, the line I will draw in the sand here dividing all true Biblical (which can only mean Protestant) Christianity into two sides – is between those with the Holy Spirit, and those without.  I deal with Catholicism in another chapter, and to some degree throughout my writing, which is a christian cult and not true Christianity at all.  If you take all the men and women of God throughout the earth who are actually performing (not attempting) the commands Jesus authorized in the  Bible, and possess the power needed to do so, folks like; Kenneth and Gloria Copeland, Keith Moore, Rick Joyner, John Hagee, Benny Hinn, Joyce Meyer, Michael Pitts, Keith Butler, Bill Winston, Reinhard Bonnke, Heidi Baker, David Hogan, Rodney Howard Browne, to name a few.

Some of the latter names are lesser known here, but well known in Heaven.  And if we continue the list to include the thousands whose names will never be known in the world as it is on one side – and all the other sincere Believers (many in Ministry) who truly are Christian but do not have the power of God operating in their life or ministry, on the other side.  The thing that separates them, the line in the sand if you will, is those who have been Baptized in the Holy Spirit – and all the others who have not been Baptized in the Holy Spirit.  That’s all.  Nothing else.  And it is amazing how many of those without the Spirit, and even more within the much larger churchgoing group that makes up most of christianity – are completely unaware of this simple fact.

I mean several of these Ministries I’ve just named have raised people from the dead – one of them has raised more than 300 in one region of Mexico alone.  Yet most people who call themselves christians have not only never heard of this, they do not know anyone who has.  Even worse they aren’t sure they would believe it if they saw it.  Listen friend, raising the dead, healing the sick, casting out demons, walking on the water, seeing into the spiritual realm – are all Biblical events.  Jesus not only did them, He said that any and all who believed in Him would do these things and greater than these.  Not knowing that He said that, and not knowing the rest of the Bible just means you are not attached to what God is doing.  Because like most of the world you are too busy doing you’re own thing.  And the Lord is supposed to let you into Heaven for what reason.

Now no one person does everything, the Bible is quite clear on that.  In fact we all have only a part to play in the greater whole, and all of the above named are Ministers over Ministries.  So please don’t hear what I am not saying.  But these things have been going on since Christ left, on up to this very moment.  And if you don’t know of or support Ministries like these, and don’t know anybody who does – what makes you think you are a Christian.  Because you go to church.  The truth is most so called christians do not know the Bible and  they do not believe it.  Most don’t even read it.  They simply agree with some of the morality and truth in it.  They give mental assent to some of its basic tenants, and mistakenly think this to be the same as actually doing what the Bible says.

It is as though they have taken the partial truth of Scripture contained in the verse “As a man thinketh in his Heart, so is he”, and twisted it into a post modern philosophical equivalent of “I Agree, therefore I am.”  Which of course to be true, could only come from the position of crowning the intellect king, as our modern society has done.  All of this from the uncontested supremacy of Self and its own will determining its own destiny.  Which to put it simply, If you are your own King as most christians are – then Jesus is not.  And if He is not your King, your life down here as a believer was of no importance.  I know all sorts of religious folks will not like that, but then they didn’t like Jesus either.  In fact, it is the religious people of His day who crucified Him.   He did not come just to get you to Heaven, He came to get you under His Authority, remember.

You were born into a world under the authority of Lucifer, who’s authority you are under whether you want to be or not.  This world as it is is not only passing away, it’s going to be destroyed.  If you don’t get out from under it and the authority that runs it, then you’ll be destroyed along with it, because that is the punishment he’s getting.  Except destruction in the  sense as it relates to spirits is not an event, it’s a condition – and is eternal.  In fact Hell was made for him and his fallen angels.  It doesn’t matter whether you think this fair or not – you have no authority except the Authority that God has given you in Christ.  If you reject that knowledge, that Truth of His Word, that rejection is what will destroy you – and the Bible says so.  And because God’s Word, God’s Truth, God’s Knowledge are Spiritual – they must become a condition in your life, not an event.

Until they become a condition, what you call your christianity will not work for you because it is not real, you’re just pretending.  Which is one of the main things Lucifer helps people to do.  He doesn’t just use lying – he invented it.  If your christianity isn’t working down here you won’t make it work up there, for you will not be going to Heaven.  You’re not being locked out – you’ve chose not to come in, and there’s only One Way in.  And until you’re saying what He’s saying, until what He’s saying is coming up out of you – you’re just saying your own thing (or someone else’s).  Neither of which get you to Heaven, but only end up where the Authority you were under was going the whole time.  That’s what the Scripture – “God is not mocked, You Reap what You Sow”(emphasis mine) means.  God is not playing, He never was – whether you were or not. Are you beginning to see the need for discipleship here.  I didn’t say do you like it, do you want it (it’s not your show) – I said do you see it.  If some of this is offending your Flesh, it’s supposed to.

Because the world system is Lucifer’s show and Lying is the language he speaks, the time has to be taken to peel back layer after layer of well established Lies which we call long held beliefs, just so you can see some of the Truth.  Not any truth – God’s Truth.  Which is the only truth that matters.  So the next lie I have to expose so that you can see His Truth that has been covered by this Lie – is what I call the Salvation Machine, which is the only machine most churches have going.  This idea of coming down to the front and “getting Saved” by saying a prayer, and that making you a christian – is a fairly recent phenomenon of the last half century or so.  It is a modern invention.  Prior to the Industrial Revolution, and really even up to World War II, the societies of every so called christian nation were filled with a people who knew what being a Christian meant.  Whether they were one or not.

Nowadays in this most modern era, this Space Age, people as a whole not only have no idea of what being a Christian means, they have a lot of wrong ideas.  I mean christians have no idea what it means to be a Christian.  We were never told to make converts, which is actually a marketing concept that comes out of the Babylonian System of commerce and trade.  That concept is all about the numbers, it’s just been dragged into the church.  But we are commanded to make disciples, which is someone who has been disciplined with the Truth.  By someone who is living that Truth more than they are.  You can only be discipled by someone who is ahead of you in this thing.  The Word the Lord gave me to impart to all my disciples, and they to theirs is – I’m being disciplined with the Word of God by a man of God to do the things of God . . . and it is changing my life.

One of my favorite Bible Teachers is Keith Moore, who said in one of his sermons Ignorance needs Instruction, Rebellion needs Discipline.  We are so very ignorant of who God is and what He has for us, but it is a willful ignorance.  In all 1st world nations and in this modern era (especially) it’s not the availability of His Plan that is lacking.  It is our refusal to hear it – and among most who’ve heard it, a refusal to do it.  Both of which are pure rebellion, and the very thing that got Lucifer in trouble.  The immediate absence of God’s final Judgment and our not currently existing in the state of eternal death that follows such a judgment, lulls us into the false expectation that it will not happen and that it is not coming.

When just the opposite is true, wrath is already here – and is manifesting little by little, more and more each day.  The delay is His mercy to us, which is Time.  Time to get it right, by getting right with Him, which is the whole reason Christ came.  To get us Right with God.  It will all culminate in the return of the King and the final Wrath of God being poured out on all who refused to make Jesus King in their own life by the time of His Return.  There is no way out but up, and to go up you must go through Him.  If you refuse to go through Him you have essentially called God a liar, and everything He has said about Himself and His Son in His Word – a lie.  Which will send you to Hell.  It actually says that in the Bible.  Your not knowing it because you refused to know it will not get you out of it, and in fact will help to condemn you.

That is why discipleship is so essential.  It is the thing that gets Christ formed in you.  It takes you from saying He is your Savior to living for Him as your King.  To get into His Kingdom – He must be your King.  Getting saved is good, but it is not the Great Commission – making disciples is.  If all you did was say a prayer, and all you do is go to church, and you have been told that makes you a christian – you’ve been lied to.  And you of your own free will believing what they said without checking it against what He said, makes you just as complicit as they are.  If you choose to live in the darkness of this world and it’s system when Light has come in and offered itself – then it is in darkness you will remain when the Light takes over.  It is so important to get this right.

Light is so made and so powerful at pushing darkness out of the way, that aboard military ships at sea when we set a condition called darkened ship (at night), you couldn’t even smoke a cigarette on deck as the light of it could be seen miles away.  Darkness does not have a power like Light does.  They are not even comparable, darkness is not so to speak Light’s opposite.  Man did not invent the atom, but we did uncover it.  When we split the atom and discovered nuclear fission and fusion weapons – we just stepped onto the very threshold of beginning to understand the basics of the power of Light. 

Now we have laser surgery and laser canons, and are learning more and more about the speed of Light.  Which is the speed right below the level the Spirit Realm operates at all the time . . . the speed of Thought.  You see darkness has no power like that – it is just the absence of Light, as Hell is the absence of God.  Light has come into the world, and the source of that Light is about to enter the world.  We are all of us responding to Him.  You are responding to Him right now.  No response is a response, it’s just not the right one.  But you can fix that.

Brother Greg
Full Grown Ministry