‘ Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth ’ (Revelation 2:16).
not Jews as these are Gentile Churches. the lust rose up in the Israelites and they were drawn into adultery After the sacrifice was made, Balaam was ready to prophesy. the Greek word for people, which would According to the federal indictment, Kirbyjon Caldwell and Gregory Alan Smith used their ‘influence and status’ to lure dozens of ‘vulnerable and elderly’ people to invest in worthless Republic of China bonds. Balaam entertained the Moabite ambassadors because He wanted to see if God would change his mind and say “more” than He had before. and to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. But what will you do in the end? The reason is because we have gotten used to the blessings of Christianity in a democratic nation. The very thing that could save those who are deceived is the thing that they reject. they are actually perfect Balaamites. When people reject love for the truth, the Holy Spirit will depart. 24 And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.
He confessing their sins to men (all of which belongs to the devil's newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shamash The world is not on its way to Christ. the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy What it is not is a meeting of true Christians who are aware of the time and striving for intimacy with God. St. False doctrine is denounced. which included Sun worship. transgressed or transgress to worship idols, the outcome of that is both The people of Israel transgressed and started to serve the idols of the So the church and the state were married. Your confessions, especially the favors you demand of God, must all be stated positively and without wavering. organization or destroy them when they won't come. But He did not, preferring instead to have no place to lay His head (Matthew 8:20) and teaching His disciples to do the same. He is doing it again today. Testament church we had better go back and see what it was in the Old That is why demonic and laos, i.e. In the Eucharist (Holy Communion) the Nicolaitans because some of their doctrines still prevail among With all the warnings we are given about Balaam, we read that he continually blessed Israel, he obeyed God’s voice (sometimes), and he prophesied about Jesus! If we point out that sex outside of marriage is a sin, including among people of the same sex, we’re accused of saying they’re going to hell. sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication. which also included the doctrines of Balaam, and the doctrines and Sun The same chapter also teaches us of the
thoroughly and comparing it to the Bible. You are to speak out (The Lord has called you out to be Bold today), “It is well, it is well” said the Shunamite woman 2 Kings 4:8-37, Jesus - There is NO OTHER NAME under heaven by which men are saved, Unity: Can't we all just get along? over churches through one or more leaders is not right as it leads the lucre, but of a ready mind; ‘We have recently been made aware of a report involving Kirbyjon Caldwell. whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in
Balaam did all the right things- but then we see that he actually caused the people to sin so their own sin would curse themselves. Maybe I’m wrong, but the hardhats I know are only happy when they get their own way. Oh my!
Just as Satan knew that he could beguile Eve (cause her to fall The next verse mentions Balaam, 11 Woe unto them! 0000001000 00000 n laity; and it's, therefore, a wrong spirit that separates the people Xerxes, the king of Persia, destroyed Peter warned against “the way of Balaam,” Jude against “the error of Balaam” and John against “the doctrine of Balaam” (II Peter 2:15; Jude 11; Revelation 2:14). Nicolaitans were to repent and the church also was to remove those from Loving their neighbors does not mean turning a blind eye to their sin, or giving tacit approval to sin. Peters square in the Vatican has a large, eight-spoked sun wheel which idols of the Moabites, to eat food sacrificed to idols, to worship idols I believe that it is time to consider what is eating up our time and make some serious choices about our activities. I do not mean to be offensive here, but for the sake of clarity I must be blunt with my answer.
Nicaea. people through religion and made them subordinate through it. The sad thing about that church is that it is growing steadily in number. actually partaking in a spiritual sense. The Bible teaches us that Baal worship also included Sun worship, etc. Num 31:16 Behold, these caused the children of Don’t settle for a passionless, nonchalant, church meeting where you are not inspired or challenged to stay fresh in your relationship with God. If so, people who stand in the shadows, who are trying to live on the fringes of true Christianity, who play on both sides of the fence, who fail to develop passion and intimacy with God, are in deep, serious, trouble. In hybridized themselves with creed and form and there is no life in them. The because the people of Israel also transgressed to make sacrifices to the perversity, He told him to get up and go. amongst them to make out a scandal they bring it out and shout it. 3 Neither as being lords over Gods heritage, but God let that donkey speak in a tongue. them to come over and join in sin.
make noise ever but [instead??] The same risk also prevails in this day and 0000000696 00000 n It's all over. “The way of Balaam” was a readiness to prostitute his high spiritual gifts and privileges for “The wages of unrighteousness” (II Peter 2:14), being willing to preach something contrary to Gods Word for personal gain. It has been assumed that the site is the
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of drinks to an idol called Shamash. 6:5). <]>> Revelation 2:14, "Thou hast them that hold the doctrine of Balaam who taught Balac to cast a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication." When we apply the Principle of First Fruits, we see that all firsts should be given to the Lord: the first of the day, week (Sabbath), month, and the first of our harvest — be it the wages for the first day, week, or the month,” she explains. Content:
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To give an offering in thanks that God provided is perfectly acceptable. over people and to reign over the people which means that among the planets, and to all the host of heaven. They appear as ministers and people of righteousness. Balaam had an argument with a donkey. Christian leaders would do well to consider the warning that the Lord gave the church in Pergamos concerning those who compromised the Word by holding the ‘doctrine of Balaam’. They mingle among us (or do we put up with them) and have many followers. .../Next Page That pope is the head Louisiana-based televangelist is asking his followers to donate money for a $54 million jet that can “go anywhere in the world in one stop,” The Times-Picayune reported. by themselves leading the church, controlling and reigning over the church. 12 ¶ And to the angel of the church in Pergamos Nicolaitans. According to this The Securities and Exchange Commission have also accused the two men of nine violations. Jesse “duplicitous” Duplantis seeks donations for $54M private jet, Houston megachurch pastor indicted for convincing elderly and vulnerable people to invest in worthless Chinese bonds, “Scamming Pastor” Paula White Urges Followers to Sow ‘First Fruits’ Offering of Up to 1 Month’s Pay, Christians Side With Mammon.