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All Earthly Kingdoms Headed for History’s Dustbin

Friday Morning Manna June 26, 2020

Nathaniel Fajardo email: natfajardo777@yahoo.com

All Earthly Kingdoms Headed for History’s Dustbin

“Blessed by the name of the Lord forever and ever, for wisdom and might are His. And He changes the times and the seasons; He removes kings [and kingdoms] and raises up kings [and kingdoms].” See Daniel 2: 20-22, NKJV.

Lest we forget or lose sight of the far greater and grander things and issues of eternal consequences with all these distractions and schemes of Satan and fall victims to the worst yet to come, we fretful, fitful, “busybody” finite mortals need to calm down and “come down to earth from our imaginary high places” and be reminded that:—

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THE PERFECT LAW OF A PERFECT GOD vs THE IMPERFECT LAWS OF IMPERFECT MAN

June 25, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:


THE PERFECT LAW OF A PERFECT GOD vs THE IMPERFECT LAWS OF IMPERFECT MAN


“The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul.” Psalms.19:7, KJV.


“The laws which God have His ancient people were wiser, better, and more humane than those of the most civilized nations of the earth. The laws of nations bear the marks of infirmities and passions of the unrenewed [unconverted] heart]; but God’s law bears the stamp of the divine.

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THE BURDEN OF THE LAST MESSAGE STILL MINGLED WITH MERCY TO THE WORLD

June 24, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

THE BURDEN OF THE LAST MESSAGE STILL MINGLED WITH MERCY TO THE WORLD

“All His commandments are sure. They stand fast forever and ever and are done in truth and uprightness.” Psalms 111:7,8 KJV.

When the laws of man, themselves blatant breakers of God’s law or even lawless or “a law to themselves,” enact laws and enforce them, the “fruit” or the result is only as good, reliable, truthful, lasting and righteous as the “trees” that bore them or from where they were plucked or fell from.

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ACHAN’S INDIVIDUAL SIN AFFECTED THE WHOLE NATION (THE CHURCH THEN)

June 18, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:
ACHAN’S INDIVIDUAL SIN AFFECTED THE WHOLE NATION (THE CHURCH THEN)
“To establish his guilt beyond question, leaving no ground for the charge that he had been unjustly condemned, Joshua solemnly adjured Achan to acknowledge the TRUTH. The wretched man made full confession of his crime: ‘Indeed I have sinned against the Lord God of Israel…When I saw a GOODLY Babylonian garment [high-fashion, expensive], and 200 hundred shekels of silver and a wedge of gold of 50 shekels’ weight [the currency then], I COVETED them and took them; and behold, they are HID in the earth in the midst of my tent’ [as in hidden in my heart and imaginations].
“Messengers were immediately dispatched to the tent,… and ‘behold it was in the tent…and they took them out of the tent and brought them to Joshua….and laid them out BEFORE the Lord.”

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ACHAN’S SIN CAUSED DEFEAT OF ISRAEL’S ARMY IN CANAAN

June 16, 2020

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ACHAN’S SIN CAUSED DEFEAT OF ISRAEL’S ARMY IN CANAAN. (See Judges 7: 1-26 first).

“But the children of Israel committed a trespass regarding the accursed things….for Achan took of the accursed things, so the anger of the Lord burned against the children of Israel.” Verse 1.

Achan means “trouble.” He is also called Achar. After their miraculous victory of taking down the massively-fortified city of Jericho, Joshua led the army to attack a small town called Ai. “The hearts of the people melted and became as water.” Joshua “rent his clothes, and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the Lord until the eve tide, he and the elders of Israel, and put dust upon their heads.”

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THE SIXTH COMMANDMENT: “Thou shalt not kill.”

June 7 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

THE SIXTH COMMANDMENT:  “Thou shalt not kill.” Exo. 20: 13; Deut. 5: 17; Matt. 5: 21,22, KJV.

O if only men would understand the spiritual magnification of this commandment (and the rest of the nine), the nation and mankind would not be suffering all the prejudice, racial hatred and killings hemorrhaging society today!

“Whosoever HATETH his brother is a MURDERER: and you know no murderer has life in him.” 1 John 3:15. “The spirit of hatred and revenge originated with Satan: and it led him to put to death [thru his combined Jewish and Roman agencies] the Son of God. Whoever cherishes MALICE or UNKINDNESS is cherishing the same spirit; and its fruit will be unto death. In the REVENGEFUL THOUGHT the evil deed lies enfolded, as the plant in the seed.” E. G. White, Mount of Blessing, p.89.

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THE SABBATH IN THE ADVENT MOVEMENT

June 3, 2020

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THE SABBATH IN THE ADVENT MOVEMENT

“Thus saith the Lord, Keep us Judgment, and do justice: for My salvation is NEAR to come, and My righteousness to be REVEALED.” Isa.56:1, KJV (See verses 2-8; cf. Rev.18).

“When does Isaiah’s prophecy apply? See Heb. 9: 26, 28; 10:10, 12,14; 1 Pet.1:4,5. The gathering of Sabbath-keepers just before Christ’s second advent in Isa. 56: 2-8.

“This gathering under the Advent Movement since 1844 includes every ‘man’ who ‘keepeth the Sabbath FROM POLLUTING IT, and keepeth his hand FROM DOING ANY EVIL.’ It also includes ‘the sons of the stranger’ and ‘the eunuchs that KEEP MY SABBATHS.’

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

May 31, 2020

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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.”