Homosexuality In Methodism: Apostasy vs. Antichrist

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The once stalwart denominations of the times is experiencing a falling back from the faith.

The female Methodist pastor announces her “coming out.”

But before we discuss this insidious act, notice what Hebrews 10:35-39 says.

“Therefore do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise:
“For yet a little while,
And He who is coming will come and will not tarry.
Now the just shall live by faith;
But if anyone draws back,
My soul has no pleasure in him.”
But we are not of those who draw back to perdition, but of those who believe to the saving of the soul.”

In WOF (Word of Faith) circles, a serious misinterpretation is preached and taught. I’ve taught it too until the Lord showed me what it was really all about.

This passage, as with the entire book of Hebrews has nothing to do with believing God about things or material possessions. From the beginning chapter to the end, we see that it was about the great challenge to stay faithful to Christ no matter how many abusive doctrines and persecution comes.

The prosperity gospel is another gospel for which if anyone preaches another gospel, they are accursed (see Galatians 1:6-10).

The purist form of the gospel is always centralized around the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus.

Paul said it powerfully. “Christ, and Him crucified.”

Jesus was crucified for our sins and arose on the third day for our justification.

Even though we are guilty of sin, because we’ve repented, and placed our faith in Jesus alone for salvation, we are made the righteousness of God in Christ. Guilty, but by HIs grace, and sacrifice, we are innocent.

But there are many preachers that will completely ignore contextual teaching to preach their “pet” doctrine. Their emotions got the best of them and they will defend their indefensible position to the death.

Now look at Hebrews 10 again. Note that it’s about a drawing back.

These believers were persecuted to such an extent that they were willing to walk away from the Lord.

People will either walk away from Jesus because they love sin more than their Lord or because they were either coerced or persecuted for their faith.

In the case of a Methodist female pastor, she decided that it would be the time to announce her homosexual relationship. She loved her sin more than the Savior.

Five things could be at play here.

  1. Apostasy (2 Thessalonians 2:3).
  2. Sin (Luke 8:11-14).
  3. Coercion from persecution (Hebrews 10:35-39).
  4. Tares (Jude verse 4, Matthew 13:24-30).
  5. Antichrist (1 John 2:18-19).

These five things could operate in combinations as well.

While we do not know everything, preponderance suggests that she was in this relationship for quite some time. She was probably wrestling with keeping her Secret Sexual Sins a secret and “minister,” or tell her church members.

She finally elected to tell her church members.

She probably felt relieved.

The high leadership had already sent notice that it goes against traditional church teaching and of course, the Bible. But sinners do not care. The lust in their hearts is strong and it’s a clear example of Romans 1:18.

If she were a believer, then this is apostasy. If she were never a believer, then it is unregenerate sinning. If she was a plant of the devil, then this is tares among wheat. And if she were an antichrist, well, we need not go any further.

In WOF circles, being an antichrist is defined as being anti anointing.

That’s an incorrect definition.

Even if you are able to perform miracles in His name, Matthew 7:21-23 is evident.

To be an antichrist, it’s about the holy character of Jesus. It’s not about the power of God operating in people according to 1 Corinthians 12. It is about the holy nature of Jesus to abstain from sin and live holy by obeying the commandments of the Lord Jesus.

You are not going to be persecuted for power. You will be persecuted for walking like Jesus.

If this pastor were a believer, she walked away from walking like Jesus to live in sin.

Preachers are not to be known by how well they preach but by how well they live what Jesus preached.

To conclude, we see that sin has their hearts, their minds, and their bodies.

This is not the last story. This is a story among many others that will be played out before our eyes. Many are praying for a Great Awakening to happen in the United States.

Here is the “Great Awakening.”

Ephesians 5:8 “For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret. But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light. Therefore He says:
“Awake, you who sleep,
Arise from the dead,
And Christ will give you light.”

 

The article from Charisma News about this pastor announcing her coming out could be read here.

U.S. Episcopal Church Punished Over Homosexual Marriage

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The Anglican Church suspended the U.S. Episcopal church for acceptance of homosexual marriage.

God’s Word demands more than a suspension.

1 Corinthians 5:9-11, Paul says “I wrote to you in my epistle not to keep company with sexually immoral people. Yet I certainly did not mean with the sexually immoral people of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or idolaters, since then you would need to go out of the world. But now I have written to you not to keep company with anyone named a brother, who is sexually immoral, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or an extortioner — not even to eat with such a person.”

With such a “suspension,” you are still associated. We all know that it is in hopes of reconciling. However, reconciliation demands separation to underscore the severity of their sin.

Paul said in Ephesians 5:8-14 “For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret. But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light. Therefore He says:
“Awake, you who sleep,
Arise from the dead,
And Christ will give you light.”

So there must be excommunication until there is a renunciation of the sin of homosexuality.

To undergird renunciation, there must be repentance of sin and a re-establishing of a complete unadulterated love for God and unquestioned obedience to His Word to abstain from sexual immorality.

Hebrews 12:14 says, “Pursue peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man sees the Lord.”

In this article, the Bishop in DC cited no Scriptural basis that validate continuing in the sin of homosexuality. As always, they use the word “love” to attempt to circumvent God’s vehemence against the sin of homosexuality.

The Bible is full of Scripture that is against homosexuality but there is zero Scripture permitting the sin of homosexuality.

When you deny that the Bible is final authority, man has no authority to authorize any sin that God condemned. To do so would make man higher than God.

Last I’ve checked, we die, not God. The created is never above The Creator.

I defy anyone to throw God off His throne and kill Him.

This is exactly what the devil and the world wants to do but it is 100% IMPOSSIBLE.

The Anglican Church need to establish backbone policy and disassociate themselves according to Scripture. Only then will their actions be deemed valid. To parlay with rebels keeps the wrath of God upon all who defy the Word of God.

Just like there is no tolerance for law breakers (or at least that’s the way it’s supposed to be), there must be zero tolerance for anyone that circumvent God’s Word to facilitate and foster sin.

Either God and His Word is holy and demands adherents to follow the Word of God, or God and His Word is meaningless, and we can do what we wish.

The article on the Anglican church could be read here.

2016 Super Bowl HalfTime Show: Secret Sexual Sins Alert

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A few years ago, I received an alert from the Holy Spirit.  He told me not to watch the Super Bowl. I sensed this same urgency this year. Since that first warning, I’ve never watched the Super Bowl again.

I’ve sequestered my heart from sports events because of their association with abrasive sexual immorality in the media world. I am not imposing this upon others that watch sports. 

I’m trying not to be legalistic with you but UNGODLY TV is just waiting on your need to be entertained and deliberately plant several sensual seeds into your mind. Jesus said in Matthew 6:22-23…
“The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light.

But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!”

Your eye represent the portal by which evil or good enters. 

If what you’re desiring is good or evil, you will look at good or evil. 

Then we try to cleanse our minds of the filth and sometimes it’s not as successful. That’s because we try to pray and we can’t get through to God. Like clogged drains, our hearts are muddied with the world. 

I know the dangers of pictures well enough to know that it’s a set up to get my heart polluted with the world. The gains that I’ve achieved in the Lord were hard fought gains. I cannot give the devil ground. Ephesians 4:27 says, “Neither give place to the devil.”

Jesus said in John 14:30, “the ruler of this world is coming and he has nothing in me.”

It’s called the zero factor.

If the Bible is true, and I believe it is, we can put a halt to everything that the devil use to do in us. We close off the areas where he was once lord.

2 Corinthians 10:4-5 says, “The weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds. Casting down imaginations and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God. Bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ…..”

Temptation is just a suggestion and the Lord will not allow satan “to tempt us beyond that which we are able to resist, but will with the temptation also make a way of escape that we may be able to bear it” according to 1 Corinthians 10:13.

As with all men, football is a right of passage for men and since they’ve really increased the visibility and entertainment aspect of professional football, unbeknownst to us, the other not so well seen activities have increased.

Any city that gets the Super Bowl opens up the door to sexual predators and addicts on every level. With these sports venue, the amount of sexual immorality increases.

Normally, it would be about female prostitutes, but there is no question that male prostitutes are available for homosexuals. Let’s not forget bisexual activity is part of the game.

High end escorts, and other activities and kidnapping, drugs, alcohol, gambling. It’s all interconnected.

For professed believers, they will watch the Super Bowl too.

And of course the Halftime show.

Once again a seductress will be on display.

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And professed Christian men will once again be slain at her altar.

Proverbs 7:24-27 “Now therefore, listen to me, my children;
Pay attention to the words of my mouth: Do not let your heart turn aside to her ways, Do not stray into her paths; For she has cast down many wounded, And all who were slain by her were strong men. Her house is the way to hell, Descending to the chambers of death.”

You may not be with her in bed, but your heart and mind is there, and you join with the spirit of the harlot as you masturbate.

Remember what the Lord said about cutting off your hands and plucking out your eyes.

Are we men to abstain from the Super Bowl?

If you love God more than anything, you know what you have to do.

Am I imposing legalism? Am I a “Pharisee?”

In your mind, I know that you are thinking about these things. But let’s look at pleasing the Lord for a moment.

In fact, why don’t you turn on the halftime show and ask the Lord to watch it approvingly with you. Sarcastically, I’m sure the Lord Jesus will give you the thumbs up.

You know good and well that the world is not going to spare your eyes with feminine power. Ladies, we are not berating you. We are opposed to sexual immoral women and men. Everything that is of the world, we must hate it as God hates it.

If you do not hate what God hates and love what God loves, James 4:4 abides on you.

Romans 8 tells us that they that are in the flesh cannot please God. There is no life and peace in the things of the flesh.

Remember what the Lord Jesus said in Matthew 5:28 “But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”

You do not have to have her physically to be slain by her and descend into hell.

1 John 2:15-17 says  “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world —the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life — is not of the Father but is of the world. And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever.”

But these men will watch anyway.

No discipline.

No true love for God and His Word.

They will ignore the warning from the Holy Spirit and be engulfed in lust. They will file these vile images in their minds to masturbate off of later.

Then there will be those that will heed the warning from the Holy Spirit according to Matthew 5:27-28, Romans 13:11-14, 1 Corinthians 10:13, 2 Corinthians 6:14-18, 7:1, James 1:21, Hebrews 12:14, and Job 31:1.

God in heaven, in Jesus’ name, we pray that each man will take heed and cleanse himself from the evil that will be displayed on network TV. That they would abstain from the appearance of evil.

That they would not entertain the temptation of the enemy. But that they would fill their mind with You and Your Word. That each man would learn how to sanctify they hearts.


That they would fight the urge to watch perversion and evil. That they would keep their eyes on You, Lord. That they would not set any wicked thing before their eyes according to Psalm 101:3.

The story regarding the announcement of this seductress could be read here.

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