A Hidden Message – The Gospel in Genesis – By Chuck Missler

The Flood Judgment

Methuselah comes from muth, a root that means “death”; and from shalach, which means to bring, or to send forth. The name Methuselah means, “his death shall bring”

Methuselah’s father (Enoch) was given a prophecy of the coming Great Flood, and was apparently told that as long as his son was alive, the judgment of the flood would be withheld; but as soon as he died, the flood would be brought or sent forth.

(Can you imagine raising a kid like that? Every time the boy caught a cold, the entire neighborhood must have panicked!)

And, indeed, the year that Methuselah died, the flood came.

It is interesting that Methuselah’s life, in effect, was a symbol of God’s mercy in forestalling the coming judgment of the flood.

When Methuselah had lived 187 years, he became the father of Lamech. After he became the father of Lamech, Methuselah lived 782 years and had other sons and daughters. Altogether , Methuselah lived a total of 969 years and then died.

When Lamech had lived 182 years, he had a son. He named him Noah and said, “He will comfort us in the labor and painful toil of our hands caused by the ground the LORD has cursed. After Noah was born, Lamech lived 595 years and had other sons and daughters. Altogether, Lamech lived a total of 777 years, and then died.
Genesis 5:25-31

Therefore, it is fitting that Methuselah’s lifetime is the oldest in the Bible, speaking of the extensiveness of God’s mercy. He gave the people as much time as possible in hopes that they might repent and turn from their ways.

The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance
2 Peter 3:9

The Names of The First Ten Generations of Creation

Adam

Adam’s name means man. As the first man, that seems straight forward enough.

Seth

Adam’s son was named Seth, which means appointed. Eve said, “For God hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.”

Enosh

Seth’s son was called Enosh, which means mortal, frail, or miserable. It is from the root anash, to be incurable, used of a wound, grief, woe, sickness, or wickedness.

It was in the days of Enosh that men began to defile the name of the Living God.

Kenan

Enosh’s son was named Kenan, which can mean sorrow, dirge, or elegy. (The precise denotation is somewhat elusive; some study aids unfortunately presume that Kenan is synonymous with Cainan.)

Balaam, looking down from the heights of Moab, uses a pun upon the name of the Kenites when he prophesies their destruction.

We have no real idea as to why these names were chosen for their children. Often they may have referred to circumstances at birth, and so on.

Mahalalel

Kenan’s son was Mahalalel, from Mahalal which means blessed or praise; and El, the name for God. Thus, Mahalalel means the Blessed God. Often Hebrew names include El, the name of God, as Dan-i-el, “God is my Judge”, etc.

Jared

Mahalalel’s son was named Jared, from the verb yaradh, meaning shall come down.

Enoch

Jared’s son was named Enoch, which means teaching, or commencement. He was the first of four generations of preachers. In fact, the earliest recorded prophecy was by Enoch, which amazingly enough foretold of the coming flood disaster and is also a foreshadow to the Second Coming of Christ as we know that God’s justice, although seemingly delayed for hope that all might repent and be saved, is also certain. (quoted in the Book of Jude in the New Testament):

Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying: Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of his Holy Ones to execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him”
Jude 1:14-15

Methuselah

Enoch was the father of Methuselah, who we have already mentioned. Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah. Apparently, Enoch received the prophecy of the Great Flood, and was told that as long as his son was alive, the judgment of the flood would be withheld. The year that Methuselah died, the flood came.

Enoch, of course, never died: he was translated (or, if you’ll excuse the expression, raptured ). That’s how Methuselah can be the oldest man in the Bible, yet he died before his father!

Lamech

Methuselah’s son was named Lamech, a root still evident today in our own English word, lament or lamentation. Lamech suggests despairing. (This name is also linked to the Lamech in Cain’s line who inadvertently killed his son Tubal-Cain in a hunting incident)

Noah

Lamech, of course, is the father of Noah, which is derived from nacham, to bring relief or comfort, as Lamech himself explains in Genesis 5:29.

The Composite List

Now let’s put it all together:

Hebrew English

Adam Man
Seth Appointed
Enosh Mortal
Kenan Sorrow;
Mahalalel The Blessed God
Jared Shall come down
Enoch Teaching
Methuselah His death shall bring
Lamech The Despairing
Noah Rest, or comfort.

Man (is) appointed mortal sorrow; (but) the Blessed God shall come down teaching (that) His death shall bring (the) despairing rest.

Evidence of Design

The implications of this discovery are more wide spread than is evident at first glance.

It demonstrates that in the earliest chapters of the Book of Genesis, God had already laid out His plan of redemption for the predicament of mankind. It is a love story, written in blood on a wooden cross which was erected in Judea roughly 2,000 years ago.

The Bible is an integrated message system, the product of supernatural engineering. Every number, every place name, every detail every jot and tittle is there for our learning, our discovery, and our amazement. Truly, our God is an awesome God.

It is astonishing to discover how many Biblical controversies seem to evaporate if one simply recognized the unity the integrity of these 66 books, penned by 40 authors over thousands of years.

The Torah, The Pentateuch, the Old Testament first five books of Moses, they all teach the same thing:

Jesus Christ is Lord!

2 Surely you have heard about the administration of God’s grace that was given to me for you, 3 that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have already written briefly. 4 In reading this, then, you will be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ, 5 which was not made known to people in other generations as it has now been revealed by the Spirit to God’s holy apostles and prophets. 6 This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus.

7 I became a servant of this gospel by the gift of God’s grace given me through the working of his power. 8 Although I am less than the least of all the Lord’s people, this grace was given me: to preach to the Gentiles the boundless riches of Christ, 9 and to make plain to everyone the administration of this mystery, which for ages past was kept hidden in God, who created all things. 10 His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, 11 according to his eternal purpose that he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord. 12 In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence. 13 I ask you, therefore, not to be discouraged because of my sufferings for you, which are your glory.

Ephesians 3:2-13

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Exodus 23:1

Eshon Burgundy – Exodus 23:1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKTcsq7tKxU

 

Yeah. Salute. Exodus 23:1. Salvation army. Straight and narrow. Yeah yeah.

Yeah, yeah
Ye shall not spread a false report
Ye shall never join hands with a wicked man
Unless you praying for that man and what you say to that man
It’s as if you’re both standing before the face of God

Dogs chase cars
They call themselves dogs
Call their counterparts what dog’s counterparts are called
B-I-T-C, y’all know the last letter
A lot of that and several racks’ll make you trapped forever (yeah)

I’m familiar with that mindset
My hood was wild, giving nightmares to Vietnam vets
So I’m never speaking out of context
If ever I should ever mention Pyrex, glocks and TEC — 9

Extend the latter in the spine
Air holes around the mouth where the bullets blow out like a big sale
These big weapons’ll put you out of business in hell
Even there the Lord’s still providing the witness

Remember the revelation of the rich man? Luke16:27?
But I would hate for them to see it on the other side
Possibly hear they mother crying, the spirit no longer here, they body incoherent

So I volunteer and pray to cause interference
Don’t be embarrassed, our minds are clearly in different eras
I don’t fear you, I fear God; you cannot compare us
That part of me you tryna scare is no longer there

That tough talking, man that’s really bluff talking
Spiritual warfare, man that ain’t even us talking
That gun talking, that’ll have you somersaulting
Look now everybody flippin’, how I’m supposed to make a difference, huh?

See, if only I make mention of the author of mankind, owner of my existence
The only one who came and got me out of prison
Broke us up when me and death was out there kissing, y’all ain’t listening though

 

 

 

For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in you inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith
Ephesians 3:14-17

 

 

 

 

The Word of God!

Timothy Brindle – The Word of God
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mm82gyVYj_w

 

This Christian is radical
What’s written is factual
Let me first establish that all (Holy) scripture’s infallible
Its God breathed His Word He exhaled
To the blind in the spirit, makes the text Braille
Embrace His mysteries, look and take a glance
At the greatest history book, no fate or chance
Because His word never fails unlike men who are sinning
By His word He’s declared the end from the beginning
And His plan of salvation is solely through scripture
God reveals Himself yet it’s only a whisper
To speak to man He’s greatly condescended
But only His Spirit can make you comprehend it
But we can’t grasp the whole of it it’s impossible
Because the fact this Holy writ is inexhaustible
Yet you claim His word has contradictions
‘Cause you don’t have the Spirit and you’re not a Christian
Imposters cannot see it with binoculars
And only the canons inspired not the Apocrypha
Ignoring the facts of it is horribly hazardous
And I can assure you it’s historically accurate
See the text we hold
Is the Dead Sea scrolls
And we testify that it sets free souls
And renews the mind
Of these dudes who rhyme
And fiends who used to fry
And inject needles.

Hook:
Grass withers flowers fade
But the word of God endures forever
A perfect treasure repeated 3x
Grass withers flowers fade
But the Holy word of God endures forever and ever

Verse 2:
Why there certain guys ignoring the fact
That the Bible is the churches final authority black
My brothers it is for sure
We call the Bible Holy because it’s set apart from all other literature
And forget philosophy His word has got to be the real
Because it’s the only Holy book where prophecy fulfilled
I was a foul pagan
But mind you I’m now stating
How the word of God made me wise the salvation
Meet the Savior on a piece of paper
See the glory of Christ He’s the Creator
And each page has a really meaty flavor
So we should savor it not say ‘I’ll read it later.’
But make it our life
And our great delight
Hide it in our hearts
Meditating on it day and night
And be firmly rooted right next to Jesus
Using hermeneutics and tight exegesis
We should give God the glory
Preach expository
While teaching kids like “montesori”
Be diligent to endure it and fear it
Be killing sin by the sword of the Spirit
Satan despises me
It angers society
That we speak in a biblical language variety
Because it reveals that mankind is sinful
But it revives the soul
And makes wise the simple.

Bridge:
The Word of God observe His law
See our need for Christ shows we’re surely flawed
The Word of God observe His law
See your need for Christ shows you’re surely flawed

Verse 3:
Yo, instead of reading it we sit and we watch
The idiot box, (Psalm 101:3) picking our crotch
Fixing our thoughts on wickedest plots
Our culture’s acted pitifully
And Satan uses the wide spread lack of literacy
See the world is deceptive
And it’s horrid and wretched
Because of it’s man made morals and ethics
It’s subjective poop
Misdirects the youth
But God’s law is the only objective truth
See lots of men’s conventions are smart
But only the word can judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart
And the word’s suffice
To give eternal life
Because faith comes through hearing
Hearing through the word of Christ
A call to all
And I’m not insulting y’all
But the Spirit by the word saves without an alter call
And through it His sheep hear the voice of the Shehperd
Once poisonous lepers now rejoicing forever
Saved by His healing tongue
The Spirit of God uses the Word of God to reveal the Son
Umm, come consider this
We once were wisdom less
Because without the Spirit the words are a bunch of gibberish
And without Him your still doomed with Satan
Because only He gives the words: illumination
It’s a sharp blade, it imparts Grace
And sparks faith, a lamp shining in a dark place
Christians always asks, ‘what’s God will for me?’
Well it’s found in His word search with humility
The man of God’s equipped there’s no complications
The scriptures sufficient apart from confirmation
According to scriptures Christ died in our stead
And it’s according to the scriptures that He raised from the dead
Our only thing that the only thing that’s tangible to focus on Emmanuel
It’s our rock and it’s our hope
And it’s our Holy manual.

Hook: 
Grass withers flowers fade
But the word of God endures forever
A perfect treasure repeated 3x
Grass withers flowers fade
But the Holy word of God endures forever and ever 

All Glory To Yahweh!

 

Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

The incarnate word, the “Logos”, Jesus Christ!

 

For we have been born again, not of a seed which is perishable, but imperishable, that is through the living and enduring Word of God

 

Thank You Father!

 

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector (based on Luke 18:9-14)
Timothy Brindle ft Phanatik and J’Son
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M32GKf-R1x4

Verse 1
Phanatik, as “the Pharisee”

I’m just a man but I stand before you Lord, Your standards are so pure
But I’m sure you’ve gotta hand it to your boy
Cause as I draw nearer to the mirror of your law
I’m in awe cause now I see myself clearer, like where’s the flaws
I’m mean I got flaws in me to an extent
But not as many flaws as some, “hint hint”
What’s with this fellow here bellowing prayers
Melancholy mellow with his head low in tears
Yeah he’s probably gotta be a real sinner unlike one like such as I
I trust this guy won’t be justified
By his works, look at him lookin’ like it hurts to repent
Since when was pain part of penitence
Nah that ain’t true, God I thank you
You made me just a little lower than the angels
So I know you must be pleased with my life they say that Jesus is Christ
But who needs him when my deeds are so righteous

Commentary 1- J’Son

Now this man seems to be confident in his works but/
Under the surface we’ll see what he has truly worked up/ so
For the Pharisee we’ll say its fair to see apparently
he hasn’t seen the dirt that he had worked up but/
The mirrors there to behold the man/
He sees a broken mirror not a broken man/
No hope in the Lamb/
The hopes in his hands and so/
Does he meet the standard we know the answers “NO!”

Verse 2
Tmothy Bindle, as “the Tax Collector”

God! I’ve come to Your temple, abundantly sinful,
so Your Judgment is kindled: Your Wrath’s displeasure/
But I hear Your Love can extend to rugged and simple men,
cuz Your Son He was sent for: Tax Collectors/
sin’s defiled my soul, feels insurmountable, but Your abundant grace is bountiful/
I should be crushed and die, and thrust aside for my folly/
but I trust inside, You justify the ungodly (Rom. 4:5)/
that’s what I am, an evil wretch/ so I beat my chest,
yet the only thing pleasing You is Jesus’ death/
on my knees I admit this, I’m the chief of all sinners/
I’m grieved, cuz even my best deeds, they are wicked/
so I seek Your forgiveness, that Jesus can give us/
since His bleeding is finished, You said He is Sufficient/
I’m a sinner who is cursed completely/ so my only hope is that You’ll “mercy-seat” me!

Commentary 2- J’Son

But the other man known as a thief and crook/
Refused to even lift his head to the heavens to look/
He recognizes he can’t offer the deeds he has done
to a holy God who would only just see them as dung/
So he beats his chest and cries for mercy/ (Father!)
Lord I’m a sinner no I’m not worthy/
So I tell you that this man will be seen as JUST/
Cause instead of his deeds he looked to Yahweh to place his trust! (Yes!)

The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector

To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: “God, I thank you that I am not like other people– robbers, evildoers, adulterers–or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.

But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, “God, have mercy on me, a sinner.”

I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted
Luke 18:9-14

 


But people are counted as righteous, not because of their work, but because of their faith in God who forgives sinners
Romans 4:5

 

Trust in Jesus Christ!

116 Clique – Temptation – Perspective

There are many temptations that surround us daily.
But like most of the issues of sin, there are always more than one way of viewing the issues of temptation….

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms
Ephesians 6:12

116 Clique – Temptation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KomcHRV-XME

[Hook]
This body’s not mine it’s yours it’s yours it’yours
So everyday I’m fighting a war
To flee from it all till I’m free from it all (2x)

[Verse 1: KB]
Ok Saved at an early age in thirty days
It felt like I had managed to murdered most of my worldly ways

Worldly ways? But a couple stayed and coupled with a couple years
I’m wondering am I missing out on the thrills I had thrown away
Was all this in vain? Strain to remain and refrain
And sustain through this flame in my veins

Lust is it’s name this virgin a burden
I ain’t never hit the club maybe I just need a taste
A lil’ taste a lil’ taste is like a little rape
A lil’ drank a poison but can it kill a mayne?

I heard em say without sex life is a waste
But Christ is overall and I kept my pants up on my waste

Turned beautiful chicks away dudes swearin’ that I’m lame
Though I got a sex drive the Spirit’s holding the brakes

There’s no breaks this is His infinite work
Content with my
Rib nothing is sweet enough to desert her

[Interlude]
See some of y’all done bought the lie
That sex is what makes you a man
But that’s not what makes you a man

Anybody can go lay with a woman
What makes you a man is being defined
By who you say you are in Christ
If you have Christ you have all that you need
Everything you need is bound up in the resurrected Savior

[Verse 2: PRo]
Look can I be real with you
They say that women want attention that’s the real issue
And if they only wore dresses just a little bit longer
Then the flesh that I be feeding wouldn’t burn like a sauna
Wait is that the reason why your brain isn’t changed?
When you at home by yourself in front of computer screens

Or is that the reason why sick men prey on
Little girls in school still playing with crayons

No! It’s the flesh that all men should fight
While Satan persist to tempt us with our own wicked delights

See God made intimacy to glorify He
The flesh wanna do as we please glorify we
That girl is not an object for playing

That’s a woman not a Barbie I don’t care what Nicki’s sayin
And just like her sex is God’s creation
You spit inside his face when you don’t use it how he made it

[Interlude]
Sex is a gift from God but we’ve taken it and made it idolatry
We’ve taken it and put it in the place of God
And we worship it and so it comes out in all kinds of profane ways

And so we blame the women for what they’re wearing
And we blame the media for what they’re producing
But we never blame ourselves

For how we’ve twisted God’s gift to glorify us

[Verse 3: Tedashii]
Flesh on the rise like the tide when I go surfing
You can see just what I prize in my life when I go searching
Roaming with my eyes; no surprise sin is lurking
Get’s me every time and inside man I’m hurting
Pretending that I’m fine but it’s a lie man I’m burdened
Cause what’s inside is never satisfied so I serve it
Afraid of getting caught so I hide I’m so nervous
Scared that I may die begging Christ to reverse it
Lord you are the gospel such a bad scene
Even if I clear my history my past ain’t clean
And I can try clean it up but it never seems enough
I trust myself then hurt myself fail this is tough
I need the gospel clear see my sin for what it is
One brings life the other death man to me plus my kids
Selfish in my ways and it’s go’n put me in the grave
But Christ can save and set you free no longer be enslaved

[Bridge]
My spirit willing but my flesh weak
This moment is but a test see
Lord you’re greater than all these pleasures
I just wanna see you as my treasure
God I wanna
Flee from it all till I’m free from it all (4x)

[Interlude]
Manning up is not just managing your sexual temptations
It’s not just managing your sin that’s not what it means to be a man
Because you can try harder and you can do better
And you can hang on longer that’s not manning up
Manning up is our ability to lay down all of our effort
And all of our trying and all of our strength and say I trust in Jesus
I trust in his perfection I trust in his power I trust in his resurrection
Because he’s the only one that can get me through this
And he’s the only one that can make me free


So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed
John 8:38

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right Spirit within me
Psalm 51:10

 

 

 

Fourplay Vs Marriage

Da Truth – Fourplay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOt8Z6GcG9g

 (Chorus)
Stay away from them fly girls, Shorts up to their thigh girls
Lookin like cowgirls, makin’ your eyes twirl
I know their lips drip like honey, but their promiscuous
I recommend you keep your ears from their vicious lips
To my sisters stay away from them fly misters
Don’t be deceived by the way they got riches
God’s richer, God’s wit cha
I know sex seems like a big deal, but God’s bigger
God’s bigger yall

(Verse 1)
Sex is alright in God’s sight. As long as the two are married, not prom night
See the world; they got sex up in the limelight
Claimin that you can’t survive without it…..but that’s a lie right?
Well of course it is, Sex will put you in a spiritual orphanage
That’s unfortunate, changing your life like a metamorphosis
Deeper than explorers get, but the deeper you get, the more you slip
C’mon you can be honest, Sex is addictive like narcotics
It’ll leave you broke like Ebonics, read phonics
It’s not demonic, relative to the exotic
Relentless flesh that wont rest till erotic
Thoughts are established
Sex before marriage causes emotional damage
(You better believe it do)
Cuz sex is lust of the flesh, and lust of the eyes
(Guy: you don’t understand man I love this girl)
You can’t justify
Trying to justify lust with love is just a lie
You better trust the word of God, decide to trust or die
The bible informs the nations, to flee from fornication
Plus to abstain from them sexual conversations
Masturbation, pornographic stations, Stop shoppin in condom nation
But rather bless God, who conquers nations
Despite the fact that sex is popular throughout your population
I recommend get a lock to your chastity belt and tell no one your combination
Until marriage takes place
(Guy: that’s weak, why not?)
You know that haste makes waste to sex before marriage makes the body impure
Whether…..kissin and grindin, you never know what you’re in for
Or what’s in store, I implore you brothers to endure
The sexual temptation of sexual sin
Whether it be hetero or homosexual sin
(Now that’s real)
The flesh battles against the spirit, we in a war zone
The question is who wins? The spirit or our hormones
More prone to follow the flesh, cuz it’s convenient
Streamin throughout the pores of the body steamin
Son listen up, it’s enough for lust to be risen up
Which conceives sin then death, position up
Put on the whole armor, just to guard your mind up
Hold every thought captive to Christ, less you wind up
Wit unnecessary pain plus drama
But if you stand firm and exercise your faith doing what he’s fond of
God’s promise says that you can’t be broke up
I recommend you flee from lust son before you choke up. 

(Chorus)
Stay away from them fly girls, Shorts up to their thigh girls
Lookin like cowgirls, makin’ your eyes twirl
I know their lips drip like honey, but their promiscuous
I recommend you keep your ears from the vicious lips
To my sisters stay away from them fly misters
Don’t be deceived by the way they got riches
God’s richer, God’s wit cha
I know sex seems like a big deal, but God’s bigger
God’s bigger yall

 

(Verse 2)
(Girl singing: step 1)
When you see a Shorty, don’t try to act fly
Turn on your cat eyes and stare hard at her backside
(Guy: that’s weak, all men look, so why cant I?)
Cuz it stirs lust in your heart, dude that’s why
Besides, are you just a man or a man of God? Analyze
Control them eyes when she’s passin by
(Girl singing: step 2)
Avoid late late rendezvous
You know when you’re watchin a movie….but then the movie’s watchin you
(Guy: well what else we got to do?)
Anything other than cuddling on mom dukes couch for 2
(Girl singing: step 3)
Watch how you display affection
Hands movin up her thighs to her mid section
Next you’re givin each other body inspection
Till you’re digging in your pocket lookin for protection
(Girl singing: step 4)
Avoid watching movies full of nudity
Because the more you see, the more it tears down your spiritual immunity
Same goes for rap and r&b
I know it’s hard to see, but their lyrics are not in harmony
With God’s views, take heed to this–God’s news
You got everything to gain and nothin to lose
You got everything to gain and nothin to lose
Take heed to God’s news and

(Chorus)
Stay away from them fly girls, Shorts up to their thigh girls
Lookin like cowgirls, makin’ your eyes twirl
I know their lips drip like honey, but their promiscuous
I recommend you keep your ears from the vicious lips
To my sisters stay away from them fly misters
Don’t be deceived by the way they got riches
God’s richer, God’s wit cha
I know sex seems like a big deal, but God’s bigger
God’s bigger yall
(Girl singing: stay pure before the Lord X4)

 

 

If you feel like you’ve made some mistakes in your life… maybe you gave into temptation, having sexual relationships before marriage. Now you know something is missing inside. That empty feeling is spiritual disconnection from God because of sin. It’s never too late to turn back to God the Father through Christ His Son and be reconciled to the Lord and be made whole once again. Even if you married the person whom you had sex with before marriage, that doesn’t absolve you of the sin. This is mostly why divorce rates have significantly spiked in more than 50% of couples.

 

Most people believe that they can fill that empty space within by their own efforts and good intentions

 

To truly come to Christ means laying down every effort and giving the due glory to the One and only Son of God, our Lord Jesus Christ who did what none of us could do. He lived a perfect life and died in our place and received the punishment we all deserved to reconcile us to God!

 

I pray you accept this great salvation.

 

 So what makes us think we can escape if we ignore this great salvation that was first announced by the Lord Jesus himself and then delivered to us by those who heard him speak?
Hebrews 2:3-4

“I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!”
Galatians 2:21

 

 

And the two will become one flesh. So they are no longer two, but one flesh
Mark 10:8

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Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves.
A cord of three stands is not easily broken
Ecclesiastes 4:12

 

New Age and Occult Practices

Sorcery – The use of power gained from the assistance or control of evil spirits especially for divining

“When you come into the land which the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominations of those nations. There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. For all who do these things are an abomination to the Lord, and because of these abominations the Lord your God drives them out from before you. You shall be blameless before the Lord your God. For these nations which you will dispossess listened to soothsayers and diviners; but as for you, the Lord your God has not appointed such for you.
Deutoronomy 18:9-14


New Age & Occult Practices – A Woman’s Story (5Mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ux8G4mVf3TU

High Level Occult Yoga – A Woman’s Personal Testimony (5 Mins)

Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, outbursts of wrath, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in the time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Galatians 5:19-21

For more in-depth information, check out:

Encyclopedia of New Age Beliefs
http://books.google.ca/books?id=SghdYBbMds0C&printsec=frontcover&dq=encyclopedia+of+new+age+beliefs&hl=en&sa=X&ei=DQ8nU9CQJYiQtAaxxICoBA&ved=0CB8Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=encyclopedia%20of%20new%20age%20beliefs&f=false

It covers such New Age practices as:

Angelic Beings

Holistic Health

Altered States

Visualizations

Neopaganism

Meditation & Yoga

Channeling

Martial Arts / Tai Chi

Astrology

 

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Hosea 4:6

 

The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. he has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free
Luke 4:18

P.S.This email wasn’t meant to promote a fascination with occult practices. I once heard the Christian artist Bizzle say:

“Study the lie they can make more lies up. Study the truth and you’ll know when the lie comes”

But the word of the LORD endures forever. “And this is the word that was preached to you
1 Peter 1:25