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THE SECRET OF WHY THE SANCTUARY DOCTRINE IS IGNORED OR OPPOSED BY MAINSTREAM CHRISTIANITY

June 28 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

THE SECRET OF WHY THE SANCTUARY DOCTRINE IS IGNORED OR OPPOSED BY MAINSTREAM CHRISTIANITY

“Behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man shutters; and shutteth, and no man openeth.” Rev. 3: 7, 8.

These “doors” refer to the door to the holy and door to the most holy places of the heavenly sanctuary where Christ has been ministering as our merciful High Priest since His ascension after His resurrection two thousand years ago in 31 A.D.

Of the faithful believers of the Advent Movement who were studying the prophecies, “None could fail to see that if the EARTHLY sanctuary was a FIGURE or a PATTERN of the heavenly, the LAW deposited in the ark on earth was and EXACT TRANSCRIPT of the law in the ark in heaven; and that an ACCEPTANCE of the truth concerning the heavenly sanctuary involved and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT of the claims of God’s law, and THE OBLIGATION OF THE SABBATH  OF THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT.

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THE SANCTUARY AND GOD’S LAW

June 26, 2020

YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

THE SANCTUARY AND GOD’S LAW

“The temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was SEEN in His temple THE ARK OF HIS TESTAMENT.” Rev. 11:19, KJV.

“The ark of God’s Testament is in the holy of holies, the second apartment of the sanctuary. In the ministration of the earthly tabernacle, which served ‘unto the EXAMPLE and SHADOW of heavenly things’ this apartment was opened ONLY upon the great day of atonement, for the CLEANSING of the sanctuary.

“Therefore the announcement that the temple of God was OPENED in heaven, and the ark of His testament was seen, POINTS to the opening of the Most Holy place in the heavenly sanctuary, IN 1844, as Christ [in His office as our merciful High Priest] entered there to perform the CLOSING WORK of atonement.

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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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EGYPT’S HATRED TOWARDS THE SABBATH

June 2, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

EGYPT’S HATRED TOWARDS THE SABBATH See Exodus 5: 4-14.

Long before the Ten Commandments were written on two tables of stone by the Creator’s own finger and given to Moses atop Mt. Sinai, the Sabbath day observance and worship was already a point controversy even while Israel was still slaves in Egypt— the first atheistic empire!

Moses and Aaron tried to teach the Israelites to observe the Sabbath day in Egypt. But resting on the Sabbath angered the pharaoh and he issued a DECREE that made Sabbath-keeping impossible in Egypt.

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FIFTH COMMANDMENT: FIRST COMMANDMENT WITH A PROMISE

May 29, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

FIFTH COMMANDMENT: FIRST COMMANDMENT WITH A PROMISE.

“Honor thy father and thy mother that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.” Exp.20: 12, KJV.

“Parents are entailed to a degree of love and respect which is due to no other person. God Himself, who has placed upon them [parents] for the souls [their children] committed to their charge, has ordained that during the EARLIER years of life, parents should STAND IN THE PLACE OF GOD to their children.

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CLAIMING THE MERITS OF CHRIST’S CLOSING WORK OF ATONEMENT

May 5, 2020

FROM YOUR PASTOR’S DESK:

CLAIMING THE MERITS OF CHRIST’S CLOSING WORK OF ATONEMENT

Mainstream Christianity clings to the mistaken idea that Christ’s work for the redemption of sinners ended at the cross. When Jesus said, “It is finished” as He was expiring, it was the sacrifice of His life and and shedding of His blood that was “finished” as the “Lamb of God that takes away the sins of the world.”

He then resurrected after His death to become our merciful High Priest, pleading His own blood in behalf of all penitent sinners who are repenting and confessing their sins. This is how the repentant sinner is justified by the blood of Christ, never by his “works!!”

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The Humanity That Will Forever Share with Divinity the Throne of the Universe

Friday Morning Manna                         July 5, 2019

Nathaniel Fajardo

email: natfajardo777@yahoo.com

The Humanity That Will Forever Share with Divinity the Throne of the Universe

      “Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest [most holy of the heavenly sanctuary] by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way which He consecrated for us, through the veil, that is, His flesh.”

Heb. 10: 19, 20, N.K.J.V. 

From Desire of Ages, pp. 23, 24:

     “Nearly two thousand years ago, a voice of mysterious import was heard in heaven, from the throne of God, ‘Lo, I come.’ ‘Sacrifice and offering Thou wouldest not, but a body hast Thou prepared Me.  . . .  Lo, I come (in the volume of the Book it is written of Me,) to do Thy will, O God.’ Heb. 10: 5-7. In these words is announced the fulfillment of the purpose that had been hidden from eternal ages.

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The ‘Woe’ Side of the Seventh Trumpet

Friday Morning Manna                  February 15, 2019

Nathaniel Fajardo                           email: natfajardo7777@yahoo.com

Quotable Quote

“The Word is a power, a sword, in the hands of the human agent, but the Holy Spirit, in its vital power, is the efficiency to impress the mind.”

 E.G. White, Sons & Daughters, p. 30.

The ‘Woe’ Side of the Seventh Trumpet

If you have been lackadaisically lumbering along on the treadmill of prophetic mediocrity, self-assured, Laodicean-like, that you are already settled and nestled in a safe space, just awaiting the amazing that will happen when Christ returns “any minute now,” please be warned: Though appearing to be a good read from many a religious literature, and easy listening sounds emanating from many pulpits in Christendom, this, in fact, is anything but the sure thing.