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ARE YOU BAPTISED CORRECTLY?

By
Bernard Cox

MATTHEW 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his
people from their sins.
MATTHEW 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.

Mark 16:16

He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
Acts 2:38
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus
Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Obviously, baptism is very important, but does it matter how we are baptised? Is there a correct
baptism, or will anything work? If you believe the Bible, then YES, there is a correct baptism.
Most churches baptise literally in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost,
but this is not correct according to the Bible. Even a child who understand English grammar would
confirm that the admonition is implying the use of one name, (name without the (s) is (singular))
and, that the word Father denotes a title, as does the word, Son and Holy Spirit, Holy being
an adjective describing the nature of the Spirit.
None of the three entities are names. They are all titles!
In Acts 19, there were certain people who already believed on Jesus Christ, but had not yet received
the baptism of the Holy Ghost into their soul. The apostle Paul knew the correct way to receive the
Holy Ghost, so he asked them, Unto what then were ye baptised? And they said, Unto Johns
baptism. (Acts 19:3) Paul saw that they were not baptised according to the revelation that the
Lord, by the Holy Spirit gave him and which concurred with Peters commandment in Acts 2:38, so
naturally, he instructed them to be re-baptised in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Then, as
promised, they received the Holy Ghost.

So, why did the disciples baptise in the Name of Jesus, when Jesus, Himself, told them to baptise in
the Name, (not names) of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost? (Matt 28:19) Did
they make a mistake? No! They did exactly as they were instructed.

As you read this article, think about your name. Are you a son? Is your name, Son? Are you a
mother? Is your name, Mother? Of course not, those are simply titles. You have a real name, and
so does God.
Here is the answer:
And there is no such a thing in the Bible as anybody ever being baptised in the name
of the Father, Son, Holy Ghost; because there is no such a thing. Fathers not a
name; and Sons not a name; and Holy Ghost is not a name; but the Name of the
Father, Son, Holy Ghost is the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is God! He is the Father, Immanuel manifested in flesh operating as the Son, and today,
while Jesus awaits the preparing of His Bride here on Earth, His Holy Ghost, His life anoints us
repentent sinners and moulds us into Jesus image... The fullness of the Godhead dwells in Him; and
ALL power has been given unto Him.
If you are seeking the Holy Ghost and wondering why the Lord has not given it to you yet, then you
might want to ask yourself the same question that Paul asked, Unto what then were ye baptised?

References
Matthew 28:19
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father, and of the Son,
and of the Holy Ghost:
[What is the Fathers Name? Sons Name? Holy Ghosts Name?]
Mark 16:16
He that believeth and is baptised shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
John 5:43
I am come in my Fathers name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name,
him ye will receive.
[If He comes in His Fathers Name, then what is His Name?]
John 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
John 10:30
I and my Father are one.
John 12:45
And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me.
John 14:8-9
Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.
Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me,
Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?
John 20:27-28
Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand,
and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing.
And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.
Acts 2:38-39
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptised every one of you in the name of Jesus
Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as
the Lord our God shall call.
Acts 4:12
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among
men, whereby we must be saved.
Acts 8:12
But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name
of Jesus Christ , they were baptised, both men and women.
Acts 19:3-6
And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptised? And they said, Unto Johns baptism.
Then said Paul, John verily baptised with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that
they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
When they heard this, they were baptised in the name of the Lord Jesus.
And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with
tongues, and prophesied.
Ephesians 4:5
One Lord, one faith, one baptism,
Colossians 3:17
And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God
and the Father by him.
I John 5:7
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these
three are one.

It might help to understand the Godhead properly!

This topic deserves the attention I am about to minister since it goes to the core of the Christian
Faith. Moreover, Satan has endeavoured, over the past 7,000 years to distort the perception of the
creator, (Elohiym) of life as we know it; Who we call God. He has his reasons for this all based
upon his vengeance toward this Creator who in the beginning trusted Satan, (Lucifer) with great
power. The latter abused that gift and fell from grace and this Creator thereafter decided to create
for Himself a many-membered Bride with whom He would share all His power. Naturally, Elohiym
had learned that power corrupts; and absolute power corrupts absolutely; and would therefore have
need to put His created Bride through many trials and tests to determine Her love, loyalty,
sincerity and dedication.

May I just add here that God knew, from before the foundations of the world that man would also
fail in the menial task presented to him, that being to abide by the simple statutes that God would
and did place before man in order to maintain harmony between man and Himself. It is therefore
that, in Gods wisdom, He planned to tutor and coax mankind by the influence of His Spirit, (Which
is Holy) in an attempt to direct mankind into manifesting the very image of himself. This is the
very creative, life-giving power Which is Elohiym... not another God... but God Himself in a small
measure in mankind. In other words, where man was originally created as a triune being, I.E. a
soul which is the spirit-man which bears all the attributes of the character of the man, who dwells
in a corporal body which is driven in life which comes from Elohiym, and then also, the entity
which we term a spirit. See the scriptural references to this below...

GENESIS 9:4 But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.
LEVITICUS 17:11 For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar
to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.

Im going to try to explain, in as simplistic a way as I can, what the Bible teaches regarding the
subject of the Godhead... not what the Roman Catholic Church and thousands of denominations,
(that fled the Roman Catholic Church) teach... If you are under the impression that there are three
people gods in heaven... you will never understand the Word of God. There is only one deity-
person in heaven and it is Jesus. MATTHEW 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying,
ALL power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. If there is anyone else in heaven, he/she has
no power... ALL POWER HAS BEEN GIVEN TO JESUS. That isnt even debatable lest you want
to contradict the Bible.

The Father is Elohiym! That is it! And the Holy Spirit, as explained above is a measure of the
very life of Elohiym in man and here I refer not to the spirit that God has provided to give our
body life; but His guiding Spirit, (which is holy, pure, righteous, gentle and loving) which He
gives to the repentant sinner who invites Him into their lives. See following, a typical example in
the scripture where there were disciples of John the Baptist who hadnt yet found the promised
Messiah who John had told them to follow when He He arrives. Paul comes into contact with these
believers and sets the situation in order. Read this very carefully...

ACTS 19:1 And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the
upper coasts came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples,
ACTS 19:2 He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said
unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.
ACTS 19:3 And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John's
baptism.
ACTS 19:4 Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the
people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
ACTS 19:5 When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
ACTS 19:6 And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they
spake with tongues, and prophesied.

Now! There is no specific determination described in the above scenario whether the newly
converted souls received a measure of the Holy Ghost, as is the case when a sinner received the
Lord into their life; or whether, these disciples of John, who had been baptised 3 years prior or
more, and may well have been found worthy by the Lord Who had been monitoring them, who in
fact received the sealing of their souls by the baptism of the Holy Ghost when Paul laid hands upon
them and prayed that they receive the Holy Ghost... I raise this because these are two separate
events in the life of a repentant sinner: for with the sealing of the soul by the baptism of the Holy
Ghost comes power for service. This implies a calling to a ministry, which these newly converted
souls may well not have been ready for since they had only then been introduced to Jesus life,
including His crucifixion, burial, resurrection and ascension into Heaven to take His place upon the
Throne of God.

There is a misguided perception brought about by false teaching that if one speaks with tongues,
such a soul has the sealing of the soul by the baptism of the Holy Ghost. Let me assure you that
Paul noted that that teaching is a dogma, and is not scripturally substantiated; and in addition,
according as Paul, who listed the gifts of the Spirit, and noted that speaking in tongues is the least of
all the gifts and is also given without repentance.
I CORINTHIANS 12:30 Have all the gifts of healing? DO ALL SPEAK WITH TONGUES? Do all
interpret?
I CORINTHIANS 12:31 BUT COVET EARNESTLY THE BEST GIFTS: and yet shew I unto you
a more excellent way.

Remember, the rain falls on the just and the unjust. The same rain that was sent to ripen the wheat
also ripens the weed: the same water.

We will first address the perception of the term or should we rather use the term Father. We will
then go on to address the issue of the Son having already dealt somewhat with the Holy Spirit.
The first thing we should understand is that God is a Spirit as I shall prove by scripture below. He is
a holy, pure, gentle Spirit which is omnipresent, (is everywhere) omnipotent, (all powerful) and
omniscient, (all knowing). In addition, the Spirit we call God is eternal, (no beginning; no end),
infinite, (unlimited) and self-existing, (not-created I Am, that I Am; the great I Am). By Jesus
own Words, we are led to understand that Elohym, (the father) is a Spirit.

JOHN 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

When we read the events of the original creation in the first chapter of John, it becomes very clear
that in the beginning there was nothing but this almighty power which is a life creating spiritual
essence wherein everything that was ever created was created.

This 'Spirit' is the creator of all things. Jesus called It the 'Father' because that Spirit
conceived/created all things including 'the Word' (see John 1) which is the 'soul' the Father created
for Himself in the image of a man before anything else was created. In fact, It, like everything else
was preconceived in the minds eye of Elohiym and thereby perfected unto His perfect will for His
ultimate purpose; before He spoke the first creative words... Let it be according to My will!
Because the soul is a spiritual being, the soul that God first perceived to reflect that which He would
one day seek to incarnate into a fleshly body, He embellished it in a halo of light which students of
the Word term the Logos.

When that Logos descended like a light at Jesus' baptism indwelling His being, that union became
'the fullness of the Godhead'. In that light was the Soul the Father created before the foundations of
the world. We call It the Logos. It is His soul wrapped in the Shekinah, (is the English
transliteration of a Hebrew noun meaning dwelling or settling, and denotes the dwelling or settling
of the Divine Presence of God.) glory of a holy, amber light so we will be able to see where It is
when It is present. It was the Holy, pure, sacred Spirit, the soul of the Father Who conceived Jesus
and referred to Him as the Word... the Word through Whom all things were created.

It was this Logos that left Jesus in the Garden before He was crucified rendering Him as a mere
man, led to the Slaughter as a lamb explaining why Jesus exclaimed, Father, Father, why hast thou
forsaken me? That soul dwells in Jesus immortal body today... in heaven.

REGARDING THE HOLY SPIRIT.


JOHN 14:26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name,
he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto
you.
JOHN 15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the
Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:
JOHN 15:27 And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.
JOHN 16:7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not
away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.
ACTS 1:8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be
witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part
of the earth.

Now watch how Peter relates Jesus instructions to His disciples before He ascends into heaven...
and note that these men were believers who had traversed Israel in pairs performing miracles.

ACTS 1:3 To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being
seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:
ACTS 1:4 And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart
from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.
ACTS 1:5 For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not
many days hence.
ACTS 1:8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be
witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part
of the earth.
ACTS 1:13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both
Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James
the son of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the brother of James.
ACTS 1:14 These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and
Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.
ACTS 2:1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one
place.
ACTS 2:2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled
all the house where they were sitting.
ACTS 2:3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of
them.
ACTS 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as
the Spirit gave them utterance.

Before we can be filled with the Holy Spirit, we have to first die to this world... and the things
thereof for Satan rules this world and Christians are admonished to serve the only one true God.

ROMANS 6:12 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts
thereof.
ROMANS 6:13 Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but
yield yourselves unto God, As Those That Are Alive From The Dead, and your members as
instruments of righteousness unto God.
ROMANS 6:14 For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under
grace.
ROMANS 6:15 WHAT THEN? SHALL WE SIN, BECAUSE WE ARE NOT UNDER THE LAW,
BUT UNDER GRACE? GOD FORBID.
ROMANS 6:16 Know ye not, THAT TO WHOM YE YIELD YOURSELVES SERVANTS TO
OBEY, HIS SERVANTS YE ARE TO WHOM YE OBEY; WHETHER OF SIN UNTO DEATH,
OR OF OBEDIENCE UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS?
ROMANS 6:19 I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye
have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield
your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.
ROMANS 6:20 For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.
ROMANS 6:21 What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of
those things is death.
ROMANS 6:22 But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit
unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
ROMANS 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ
our Lord.

When we repent and accept the Lord as Saviour, we receive a small measure of the same Spirit from
which That Spirit was created, I.E. that very Spirit that created all things... It is Holy, sacred, and
sensitive to all vibrations, sensations and impulses. It is via these mediums that we are influenced to
abide by the statutes that this spirit has put in place with a view to guide us unto being moulded into
the perfect image of God. It is as a result of this acquaintance with Gods indwelling Holy Spirit
that provides us with a guilty conscience when we err from righteousness to the point that we will
repent thereof to the Lord for forgiveness and ask for strength to overcome such failing.

One might suggest that even a heathen has a guilty conscience when erring from righteousness.
That may well be the case, but the question must be asked, What effect does such guilt have on the
heathen? That simply takes us back to the Black Dog verses White Dog scenario. The dog you
feed the most eventually eats the weaker dog.

On the other hand, when we receive the SEALING of our soul by the baptism of the Holy Spirit, It
is the same Holy, eternal Spirit, (Elohiym) that seals our soul. That is the newness of life, with
power which we receive. That is why Holy Ghost sealed souls cannot deny a single Word of the
bible because we have the 'life' of the Author dwelling in us. The power we then possess is the very
creative power that created the universe, & that is why it is so important that The Holy Ghost tutors,
and proves us before giving that power to us. God must be sure that we will act just as Jesus would
act under all circumstances; as in, "I can do nothing except first the Father shows me". I hope that
explanation helps!

Now lets have a look at the creation. Just as a matter on interest, the Genesis Garden of Eden
scenerio relates to the eventual dressing of the earth and the manifestation of Gods thoughts
regarding the creation of all living entities upon the Earth... not the creation of the Earth.

JOHN 1:1-14 In the beginning was the Word, (the soul of God/Jesus) and the Word was with God,
(Elohiym) AND THE WORD WAS GOD, (immediately we are told that Jesus is God). The same
was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing
made that was made. He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew
him not. He came unto his own, and his own received him not. BUT AS MANY AS RECEIVED
HIM, TO THEM GAVE HE POWER TO BECOME THE SONS OF GOD, EVEN TO THEM
THAT BELIEVE ON HIS NAME: WHICH WERE BORN, NOT OF BLOOD, NOR OF THE
WILL OF THE FLESH, NOR OF THE WILL OF MAN, BUT OF GOD. AND THE WORD WAS
MADE FLESH, AND DWELT AMONG US, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only
begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

ISAIAH 43:10 Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye
may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: BEFORE ME THERE WAS NO GOD
FORMED, NEITHER SHALL THERE BE AFTER ME. I, even I, am the LORD; AND
BESIDE ME THERE IS NO SAVIOUR.

Now, that is an awesome scripture! Centuries before the birth of Jesus, the Spirit God proclaims to
His prophet that He is the only Saviour.

JOHN 4:24 GOD IS A SPIRIT: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in
truth.
MARK 12:32 And the scribe said unto him, Well, Master, thou hast said the truth: FOR THERE IS
ONE GOD; and there is none other but he...

I CORINTHIANS 8:6 But to us THERE IS BUT ONE GOD, the Father, of whom are all things,
and we in him; AND ONE LORD JESUS CHRIST, BY WHOM ARE ALL THINGS, AND WE BY
HIM. (Jesus was/is the Word that was with God before the foundations of the world as the soul in
the image of a man and was manifested in flesh. Same God in a different office of functionallity.)

EPHESIANS 4:6 ONE GOD AND FATHER OF ALL, who is above all, and through all, and in you
all.

I TIMOTHY 2:5 For THERE IS ONE GOD, and one mediator between God and men, the man
Christ Jesus, (Who is/was Immanuel, (God with us)...

So! Now we get to determine exactly who is the Father of Jesus. And this goes directly to the heart
of the dogma of Roman Catholicism... the Trinity of Gods. Dont get smug about this... Most
denominations still teach this dogma which is one of the reasons God left His churches that He
raised. He tried to restore the original teaching of their being but one God who is a Spirit.

Jesus can only have one Father...

Lets analyse the message. This is what It said, THE HOLY GHOST, (the Logos) SHALL COME
UPON THEE, and THE POWER OF THE HIGHEST SHALL OVERSHADOW THEE...
Matthew confirms that, SHE WAS FOUND WITH CHILD OF THE HOLY GHOST, (the Logos)
and also THAT WHICH IS CONCEIVED IN HER IS OF THE HOLY GHOST, (the Logos).

LUKE 1:35 And THE ANGEL ANSWERED AND SAID UNTO HER, THE HOLY GHOST, (the
Logos) SHALL COME UPON THEE, AND THE POWER OF THE HIGHEST SHALL
OVERSHADOW THEE: therefore ALSO THAT HOLY THING WHICH SHALL BE BORN OF
THEE SHALL BE CALLED THE SON OF GOD.

So! The Holy Ghost is the Father of Jesus. That refers to the one Spirit God. Jesus was a
manifestation in flesh for the purpose of God desiring a many-membered corporal Bride with whom
He could dwell with throughout eternity. That my friends is the sole meaning of life.

The Logos, I repeat, indwells Jesus immortal body. While that be the case, consider that everything
that is created, including heaven, exists in the Father; which is that almighty life creating spiritual
essence wherein everything that was ever created was created... all by the Word; Jesus... in the
passing of time if you grasp what I mean.

Herewith some recorded visitations of the Logos in times past as recorded in the Bible.
Moses witnessed It in the not-burning bush, John the Baptist along with the crowd with him saw the
Logos enter into Jesus at His baptism. Saul was blinded by the Logos on his way to Damascus.
Lets find out Who was in that bright fiery light?

ACTS 9:3 And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: AND SUDDENLY THERE SHINED
ROUND ABOUT HIM A LIGHT FROM HEAVEN:
ACTS 9:4 And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, SAUL, SAUL, WHY
PERSECUTEST THOU ME?
ACTS 9:5 And he said, WHO ART THOU, LORD? AND THE LORD SAID, I AM JESUS
Whom Thou Persecutest: It Is Hard For Thee To Kick Against The Pricks.
Imagine Sauls horror in hearing that the invisible God was Jesus; whom he believed to be a
counterfeit impersonator, least of all the very God of the Old Testament who led Israel from Egypt.

In conclusion, it behooves the professing Christian to seek ye first the kingdom of God, AND
his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. - MATTHEW 6:33

Did you notice that Matthew admonished us to seek first the kingdom of GOD... not the kingdom
of heaven?

The kingdom of God refers to the Spiritual, whereas heaven refers to the heavenly domain.
Matthew was telling us to seek first the Baptism of the Holy Ghost... for it is the source of all things
spiritual including revelation of His Word.

MATTHEW 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and
earth, BECAUSE THOU HAST HID THESE THINGS FROM THE WISE AND PRUDENT, AND
HAST REVEALED THEM UNTO BABES.

I pray that this has been a blessing to those who take the effort to read it. Understand, that it is
impossible for one, void of the small measure of the Holy Spirit which we receive on accepting the
Lord as our sacrifice, to understand the Word of God. They will try endlessly and fail remaining in
confusion... while God is hiding it from the wise and prudent in simplicity; revealing it to babes
such as will LEARN.

The truth of the matter is that, until the repentant sinner receives the sealing of the Word Seed by
the baptism of the Holy Ghost, Who abides in the soul of the elect children of God, the evil one can
pluck the Word from them. Let me give you scripture where those who dont continue unto the
baptism of their soul can and will become victims of this action of the devil... (This over and above
the parable of the sower of the seeds.

HEBREWS 6:4-6 FOR IT IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR THOSE WHO WERE ONCE ENLIGHTENED,
((enlightened by Who? The Holy Spirit) AND HAVE TASTED OF THE HEAVENLY GIFT, (Jesus
Christ, the sacrificial gift of salvation) AND WERE MADE PARTAKERS OF THE HOLY
GHOST, AND HAVE TASTED THE GOOD WORD OF GOD, AND THE POWERS OF THE
WORLD TO COME, IF THEY SHALL FALL AWAY, TO RENEW THEM AGAIN UNTO
REPENTANCE; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open
shame.

II THESSALONIANS 2:10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish;
BECAUSE THEY RECEIVED NOT THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH, THAT THEY MIGHT BE
SAVED.

II THESSALONIANS 2:11 AND FOR THIS CAUSE GOD SHALL SEND THEM STRONG
DELUSION, THAT THEY SHOULD BELIEVE A LIE:

II THESSALONIANS 2:12 THAT THEY ALL MIGHT BE DAMNED WHO BELIEVED NOT
THE TRUTH, BUT HAD PLEASURE IN UNRIGHTEOUSNESS.

The above scriptures lays bare to exposure as a false teaching, the dogma, that the churches are
teaching, that a person once repented, is saved; and for always saved.
II CORINTHIANS 1:21-22 Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath
ANOINTED us, is God; Who hath also SEALED us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our
hearts. - Def. Greek (arrhabon) earnest - an earnest, i.e. money which in purchases is given as a
pledge or DOWN-PAYMENT that the full amount will subsequently be paid.

This referring to the initial small measure of the Holy Ghost that is given to the repentant sinner
whereby he/she is led to all truth... which is subsequently fortified with the full baptism of the Holy
Ghost after being found worthy through trials.

Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed until the day of your
redemption.

This sealing occures not when you believe; but AFTER/SINCE you have believed.
ACTS 19:2 He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost SINCE ye believed? And they
said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.

As you can see, there are two scenarios in play here regarding the indwelling Spirit of God.

Friends... The Word of God is fully revealed; hence to be fickle in its enormity is foolishness;
hence the Bible warns that there are foolish repentant followers of Christ who will miss the rapture
and be considered iniquitous, and unknown to the Lord and sent to the Lake of Fire even though
they cast out devils and did miracles and sung hymns and praised the Lord.

Does anyone think, for a second, that I have fun writing, and preparing these documents of
admonition? I do it because I am aware of the tendency of professing Christians to believe in their
eternal security most foolishly... and this they do without a thorough understanding of the Word of
God having been languishing within the tenets, (religious doctrines that are proclaimed as true
without proof) of worldly denominations that teach the gospels of men birthed in silly seminaries.

I have witnessed that. It is rife and all deny it. I have searched and studied, my whole life,
desperately seeking for the indisputable truth, believing with all my heart, that God would not
forsake us by not revealing the truths that were perverted over the past 2000 years. Should I have a
lit candle and hide it under a bushel? Would God not consider me to be an unfaithful servant?

My heart is aching knowing of the disappointment that these foolish virgins are going to be
subjected to. I live in hope that my friends will appreciate the warnings I present. What would I say,
on that day of Judgement when my FaceBook friends turn to me and say, Bernard, you knew the
truth all along; and the danger we were in... and you said nothing.

There are friends who claim to believe Jesus; and think that they are going to heaven based upon
that. Among them are some who even know of the Mark of the Beast, yet they know not what it is
and/or the implications this has upon their frail faith. SATAN ALSO KNOWS JESUS AND
BELIEVES; IT ISNT GOING TO HELP HIM!

Jesus died for all men to accept the sacrifice to cover the original sin... I.E. the inherited unbelief
with which we were born. After that, begins the journey of OVERCOMING UNTO THE END.
Ask yourself, What is it that you are overcoming? Do you even know what it is that you are
supposed to be overcoming?

You have to overcome the lies of the devil and remain faithful to ALL the Word of God.

You say Really?


Yes! And Satan is going to tell you all kinds of lies to get you to disbelieve that... Which is what He
got Eve to do in the Garden of Eden. She just accepted a single word change in the doctrine of her
day... and she stood judgement for her unbelief. How much more are we expected to adhere to?

We are expected to spend our time seeking the protection of the Holy Ghost while fighting off the
onslaught of Satan by the Word. Were at war for goodness sake!

Do you feel that you are in a war? How many demons have you slain today?

Being a good person isnt going to suffice. You have to be tutored by the Holy Ghost to learn the
benefits of using the Word against your assailant. Your sword is the Word. How well do you know
the Word... this is where you will be defeated by beguilement... and not even know it.

Before you know it, you will be thinking that you have defeated your enemy because he doesnt
even come around any more. HE DOESNT COME AROUND ANY MORE BECAUSE
PERHAPS YOU ARE ALREADY DEAD... AND HE IS BUSY TRYING TO DECEIVE TRUE
BIBLE BELIEVERS WHO REFUSE TO DIE AND ARE FIGHTING WITH EVERYTHING
THEY HAVE... TO SURVIVE.

Do you think Im kidding? If you knew just ten of the thousands of scriptural snares that Satan has
laid before the children of the Lord youd get dizzy. Jesus asked in a prophetical question, I tell
you that He, (God) will avenge them, (His Bride) speedily. Nevertheless WHEN THE SON OF
MAN COMETH, SHALL HE FIND FAITH ON THE EARTH?

Let me give you and example of just how easily you will miss scriptural manifestations. How many
know that the Son of man will be revealed in these last days? Who is waiting for that event? Who
witnessed it? Think Im fooling around?

LUKE 17:30 Even thus shall it be IN THE DAY WHEN THE SON OF MAN IS REVEALED.

What does that even mean to you?


What are the implications of this event?
Is still in the future? And if so, how will the event take place?
Or has He already been revealed? And if so to whom?

Why would he ask that question regarding whether there will be faith when He returns if six Billion
Christians are faithful in this age?
They are not faithful! They are wishy-washy make-believers who are heading for one hell of a
disappointment.

The church is described, by the Lord, in Revelations 3:14-24 Read it! Put yourself in His position
where He has a called out Bride who He has been waiting for from before the foundations of the
world, who are supposed to be preparing themselves by the revealed Word into the image of her
espoused Husband.

Dont get proud on Him now, but He finds the church lukewarm, just tempered enough to make
Him vomit. He hears His church distracted by the things of the world saying that she doesnt need
anything... Yet He sees her as wretched, miserable, poor, blind and naked. How can such a being
have faith?

Jesus goes on to deliver a prescription for remedy... Do you take it?


He goes on to say that He rebukes and chastens those He loves... Wow! When last did you feel His
rebuke and chastening? Where do you fit in? Are you among those He still loves?

He further reminds us that He is no longer in the churches that you all cherish more than Him. He
wants you to stop clinging to the foul abomination which He has walked out of and receive Him
into your soul and allow Him to be your beloved, one and only, to whom you dedicate your life to in
a living sacrifice mode of unity... as though your really love Him, and everything else means diddly-
squat. He wants His church to get her priorities straight... like the world say, Get you ducks in a
row!

REVELATION 3:14 And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith
the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

REVELATION 3:15 I know thy works, THAT THOU ART NEITHER COLD NOR HOT: I
WOULD THOU WERT COLD OR HOT.

REVELATION 3:16 SO THEN BECAUSE THOU ART LUKEWARM, AND NEITHER COLD
NOR HOT, I WILL SPUE THEE OUT OF MY MOUTH.

REVELATION 3:17 BECAUSE THOU SAYEST, I AM RICH, AND INCREASED WITH


GOODS, AND HAVE NEED OF NOTHING; AND KNOWEST NOT THAT THOU ART
WRETCHED, AND MISERABLE, AND POOR, AND BLIND, AND NAKED:

REVELATION 3:18 I COUNSEL THEE TO BUY OF ME GOLD, (REVELATION) TRIED IN


THE FIRE, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the
shame of thy nakedness do not appear; AND ANOINT THINE EYES WITH EYESALVE, THAT
THOU MAYEST SEE.

REVELATION 3:19 AS MANY AS I LOVE, I REBUKE AND CHASTEN: BE ZEALOUS


THEREFORE, AND REPENT.

REVELATION 3:20 BEHOLD, I STAND AT THE DOOR, AND KNOCK: IF ANY MAN HEAR
MY VOICE, AND OPEN THE DOOR, I WILL COME IN TO HIM, AND WILL SUP WITH HIM,
AND HE WITH ME.

REVELATION 3:21 TO HIM THAT OVERCOMETH WILL I GRANT TO SIT WITH ME IN


MY THRONE, EVEN AS I ALSO OVERCAME, AND AM SET DOWN WITH MY FATHER IN
HIS THRONE.

REVELATION 3:22
22 HE THAT HATH AN EAR, LET HIM HEAR WHAT THE SPIRIT SAITH UNTO
THE CHURCHES.

Jesus was distraught at the knowledge, knowing the end from the beginning. He had seen, before
the foundations of the world, the lukewarm state of the church in these last days. He also saw the
persecution of His zestful, loyal Bride, and was distressed saying, And shall not God avenge his
own elect, (His Word-based Bride) WHICH CRY DAY AND NIGHT UNTO HIM, though he bear
long with them?

He bares long with them because He doesnt want to lose any; hence the few labourers He spoke
about when the harvest was ripe and ready.
Open your eyes friends. We see the state of world affairs and the calamity and destruction and
devastation, earthquakes and flooding, wars and rumours of wars.

II PETER 3:10-13 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the
heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth
also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. Seeing then that all these things shall be
dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, Looking
for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be
dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? Nevertheless we, according to his promise,
look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.

May the Lord bless all who read this.