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The Battle for the ‘Present Truth’

Friday Morning Manna
June 5, 2020

Nathaniel Fajardo

email:natfajardo777@yahoo.com

The Battle for the ‘Present Truth’

“Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and be established in present truth.” 2 Peter 1: 12 (see verses 1-11), Authorized Version

Jesus Christ, God Creator in the flesh (John 1: 14; 1 Tim. 3: 16) declared, “I am the way, the truth and the life,” John 14: 6. “Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, If you continue (abide) in My Word, you are My disciples indeed, and you shall know truth, and the truth shall set you free.” John 8: 31, 32.

In the plan of salvation the “good news” of the gospel is that Creator of man, condescended in the incarnation to become the Savior of mankind, fallen by sin and hopeless captives of Satan, by delivering, “setting them free” by His life example as a man, “tempted in all points as man is tempted yet without sin,” and by His death on the cross as their substitute and surety from, not in, the power and bondage to sin which is “the transgression of the law (1 John 3: 4). Hence the specific name given Him at His birth, “Thou shalt call His name Jesus, for He shall save His people from their sins.” Matt. 1: 21. Notice here that while Jesus died for the sins of the world, He saves His people from their sins! That is the truth.

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I LONG FOR THAT ‘BETTER COUNTRY,’ HOW ABOUT YOU?

May 31, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

I LONG FOR THAT ‘BETTER COUNTRY,’ HOW ABOUT YOU?

“These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off [by faith] were assured of them, embraced them, and confessed that they were STRANGERS AND PILGRIMS on the earth. For those who say such things declare plainly that they seek a HOMELAND. And truly if they had called to mind that COUNTRY from which they had COME OUT, they would have had opportunity to return. But now they desire a BETTER, that is, A HEAVENLY COUNTRY. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called THEIR GOD, for He has prepared a city for them.” Heb. 11: 13-16, NKJV.

In John 14:1-3 Jesus promised His faithful disciples that He would prepare mansions for them. “A fear of making the future inheritance SEEM TOO MATERIAL has led many to SPIRITUALIZE AWAY the very truths which lead us to look upon it as our HOME.”

“Christ assured His disciples that He went to prepare mansions for them in the Father’s house [the “third heavens” itself]. Those who accept the teachings of God’s Word will not be wholly ignorant concerning the heavenly abode. Human language is inadequate to describe the REWARD OF THE RIGHTEOUS. It will be known ONLY to those who behold it. No finite mind can comprehend the glory of the Paradise of God.”

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CONTEMPLATE ON THE MYSTERY OF GODLINESS, NOT THE MYSTERY OF INIQUITY

May 1, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

CONTEMPLATE ON THE MYSTERY OF GODLINESS, NOT THE MYSTERY OF INIQUITY

“And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.” 1 Tim. 3:16, KJV.

As the great controversy on earth grows worse, as prophesied, there is one glorious truth that transcends all the truths in the Bible and is beyond any and all controversies that Satan’s diabolical mind can invent. What is it? “Without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh” in the incarnation!

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THE SECRET OF UNANSWERED PRAYER

April 20, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

THE SECRET OF UNANSWERED PRAYER

“Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Matt. 26:41, KJV.

Yes, you read it right. As there is a secret and a divine science to answered prayer, there is also a secret for the exact opposite!

But who in the world of praying Christians would ever want to know this “secret” at all? It is so counterintuitive you may say.  But of course.

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CRISIS REVEAL CHARACTER

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

March 16 2020
CRISIS REVEAL CHARACTER.

“Thus saith the Lord, Cursed be the man that trusteth In man, and maketh flesh his [right] arm [for power], and whose heart departeth from the Lord. For he shall like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inherit the parched places of the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited. Blessed is the man that trusteth In the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is (read verse 8 containing the the conditional promise).” Jer. 17:5-8.

Verses 9,10 reveals the hidden contents of our hearts. But consider the following: “It is in a crisis that character is revealed. When the earnest voice proclaimed at midnight, Behold, the Bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet Him! and the sleeping virgins were roused from their slumbers, it was SEEN who had made preparation for the event. Both parties were taken unawares; BUT one was prepared for the emergency, and the other was found without preparation. So NOW, a sudden and UNLOOKED-FOR calamity, something that brings the soul face to face with DEATH, will show whether there is real faith in the promises of God.

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THE NATURE OF THE PREP CLEANSING WORK ON EARTH

February 3, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

THE NATURE OF THE PREP CLEANSING WORK ON EARTH.  

“Having therefore these promises dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves of all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.” 2 Cor. 7:1.

The testimony of Jesus says: “Again and again I have been shown that God is trying to lead us back, step by step, to His original design—that man should subsist upon the natural products of the earth.” 

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Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world.” So, what is it?

Friday Morning Manna

January 10, 2020

Nathaniel Fajardo 

email:natfajardo777@yahoo.com

Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world.” So, what is it?

That’s in John 8: 36. It is a solemn thing to die but a much more solemn thing to be alive in these times in which we live in for the people identified in prophecy as “they that keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus” and “have the Spirit of prophecy, which is the testimony of Jesus.”

Rev. 14: 12; 19: 10.

    “Everything in the world is in agitation. The signs of the times are ominous. Coming events cast their shadows before. The Spirit of God is withdrawing from the earth, and calamity follows calamity by sea and by land. There are tempests, earthquakes, fires, floods, murders of every grade. Who can read the future? Where is security? There is assurance in nothing that is human or earthly. Rapidly are men ranging themselves under the banner they have chosen. Restlessly are they waiting and watching the movements of their leaders

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ONLY A NEW HEART CAN MAKE A NEW YEAR

December 30, 2019

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

ONLY A NEW HEART CAN MAKE A NEW YEAR.

“There is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which it may be said, See, this new? It has already been in ancient times before us.” Eccl. 1: 9, 10.


     The only things that can be made brand new, inside out, according the only One who has and “creates/makes all things new” (Ps. 51:10; Eze. 11:19: 18: 30-32; 36: 26; Heb. 8: 9-13; 10: 16, 17), producing “the new creature/creation where old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new” (2 Cor. 5:17).

Here’s “the truth as it in Jesus”—“that we put off, concerning our former conduct, the old man, which grows corrupt according to the deceitful lusts, and be renewed in the spirit of our mind, that we put on the new man which was created according to God, in righteousness and holiness” (Eph. 4: 17-24).