THE CHRISTIAN WALK
|Wednesday, June 26, 2019|
Cameron, Texas, USA
he package arrived. It was different from regular mail and was specifically addressed to me in my capacity as founder and spiritual head, The Jesus Christ Solution Center, here in beautiful Cameron TX USA. To ensure the missive was intended for me onerously, the private courier indicated this and I knew as soon as I opened the parcel that this was different. It was s six-page letter from one of the most powerful organizations on earth. While millions, and if not billions of souls have been gossiping in hushed tones about the influence and power of this organization around the world, here was a letter directly from the feared organization to yours sincerely asking to be enrolled as a member.
The special invitation started by chronicling the influence and power of the global body and who is who members of the shadowy organization around the world. The lists of the influencers are many but make no mistake about this; paraded too are the names of the world's pastors and televangelists, authors, motivational speakers etc. The letter said the organization had been watching me and my activities for quite some time now; they have been reading my books and of course, my thought-provoking column articles here at The Christian Walk. It went further to state that having spiritually diagnosed and "checked" me out; they were convinced my prodigious talents could be used to help in changing the world. It went further to list the various advantages for me as a member of this powerful organization. Finally, it concluded that I was not to show this letter to anyone, not even my spouse and if they didn't hear from me about accepting my membership invitation, then I would never hear from them again. I laughed as I finished reading the special missive and called my wife across my home office here and shared the contents of the membership solicitation from one of the most "respected," influential and talked-about organizations on earth.
When Satan told our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ that all the kingdoms of the earth and their beauty were in his hands and he-Satan-could give all the glory to anyone he wanted as long as he-Satan-is worshiped as god (Matthew 4:5), our Lord Jesus Christ didn't dispute Satan's assertion. Indeed, our Lord Jesus Christ later disclosed that Satan is the god or ruler of this world (John 14:30: "I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming, and he has nothing in Me;" See also John 12:31-33; John 16:11; 2 Corinthians 4:4 etc). When I received the invitation from the referenced world organization, the Holy Spirit ministered to me it was a set-up. When the enemy came to our First Parents; Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden by stealth, his suggestion to them looked benign. Satan repeated the same words and commandments the True Lord God Almighty gave to Adam, but added just one word: NOT. "…you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die" (Gen. 2:17). Satan in Genesis 3:4 rebutted the outcome and told Eve audaciously: "You will not certainly die." In our individual's Journey of Life, we shall be confronted individually ad nauseam with this irreconcilable oxymoron and our final decision will determine our eternal destiny.
When we started our series on pseudo-Christian organizations and satanic sects few weeks ago as commanded by the Holy Spirit, we knew and anticipated the likely and sure backlash from the agents of Satan and Darkness. You see, para-secret organizations come in different stripes and there are many of them today composed of the highly intelligent and influential members of the world, but their demonic agendas are the same all over the world. There are certain commonalities with secret societies on earth.
Stag Party:-Immediately after the fall of Adam and Eve, Satan and his fallen angels turned the human race into hierarchies and binaries in order to turn and pit us against ourselves. In the kingdom of darkness, it is dog eats dogs and survival of the fittest because the Lord God Almighty had placed an eternal curse on Satan and his rebellious fallen angels. There are six characteristics of the kingdom of darkness namely: envy, vile, jealousy, selfish ambition, disorderliness, and hatred (James 3:13-18). Although these evil deeds are often disguised as Satan and his demons often mask themselves and their activities, Satan puts men above women and creates binaries in order to perpetuate domination and oppression. Do you see how this so-called world's influential shadowy organization instructed me not to disclose their membership invitation with anyone, even my spouse? This is one of the signature marks of secret societies in the world. In the Kingdom of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, we have all been redeemed and we do not create binaries because, through His Atoning Sacrifice on the Cross; "I-Jesus Christ-in them and You in Me-so that they may be brought to complete unity," (John 17:23). And as Apostle Paul explicated in Galatians 3:28: "There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus."
Fleeting Ephemerals and Pride of Life:-In those days of ignorance and years of slavery under Satan when we used to consult spiritual liars, religious racketeers and charlatans, do you remember that the first thing they tell you is that you will be great? They massaged your ego and pump you up to such a level that you wanted to grab the greatness now and right here now. It is a crooked strategy and deceptive artifice of Satan to lure us into their lair. The letter referenced above catalogued all the benefits and advantages I would derive from being a member: money, wealth, fame, status, power, influence, women, clout, celebrity, political power etc. In one instance, they said I could get whatever I wanted on earth and I would be given the power to control people, situation and circumstances. Wao! This has been the sermon of Satan and his fallen angels since the fall of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Not once did the leadership of this demonic organization mention life after death. Must I be empowered to control others? Why should I crave the power to control my fellow human beings? Hasn't the Lord God Almighty commanded us not to be controlled by anything and any person? Even the Sovereign Lord God Almighty the Creator doesn't control human beings. He asks us to obey Him as our Loving Father, period!
Hear what the Book of Life says: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your won understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight" (Proverbs 3:5-6). Satan and his fallen angels turned this the other way round and continue to teach disobedient children of Adam and Eve that, we do not need God Almighty in out affairs. We are being lied to every day that we are the owners of our lives, that we can run our lives the way we want and we are on top of all situations and circumstances of life. How false and deceptive are we in thinking we can control others and we can have all that this temporary world has to offer. Satan and his rebellious hordes continue to trick ignorant souls that it is here and here now that is to life; whereas, this temporary life is such a picayune existence compared with eternity. Truth is; there is no life, real life here in this temporary life of 50, 70 or 100 years of existence. All the so-called trappings of life; fame, money, celebrity, status, wealth, power, prestige, sex, politics etc are nothing compared with the real and abundant life that can only be found in the everlasting Kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Amen! This is the truth, because at death, this is made plain; nothing, absolutely nothing will be taken with us from this temporary and soon-disappearing world. When I went through all the so-called benefits this membership solicitation into this organization listed, I chuckled to myself: "This isn't for me."
Exclusiveness:- One of the most amazing and surprising secrets of the True Lord God Almighty which the so-called wise men and women, philosophers of this age and the so-called geniuses of the world are yet to grapple with is, how a powerful and omnipotent God Almighty came to this earth to sojourn with us for 33 years. Apostle Paul pointed this out in his exegeses in 1 Corinthians 1:18-30). There are tons and several dozens of religions on earth today, but none has been able to disclose that a Loving and Gracious God Almighty left His Eternal Throne on High and came here in human flesh. The controversy, disquisition, gossip and debate continue until the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Who is God-in-flesh shows up to put a stop to all the debate and controversies for; "Behold and look, He is coming with the clouds and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him and all peoples on earth will mourn because of Him. So shall it be, Amen." (Revelation 1:7). In His Death on Calvary for the sins of the human race, including your sins and mine; and His Resurrection for our forgiveness, the Lord Jesus Christ had pulled down once and for all the wall of hostility that had hitherto separated us from worshipping a Holy God. Jesus Christ is the One that now presents us to a Holy God without laws and stipulations but by faith in Him and His finished work.
Secret societies tell their members they are special and separate from the rest of us. Their hubris commends them to special species of human beings with foreknowledge and wisdom masked from the rest members of the human race. Whereas 2,000 years ago, the Love of the True Lord God Almighty was lavished on us all through His Only-Begotten Son, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Who had made us to be priests and pastors, worthy worshippers of our Eternal God without fear or favor, Hallelujah! All of us without exception can key into this Wonderful Grace simply by Faith in what our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ had accomplished for us on Calvary. Consequently, "If you declare with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. As Scripture says, "Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame." For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile-the same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him, for, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved." (Romans 10:9-13). Any sect, organization or so-called secret association or organization that tells you to join them, because of their exclusiveness is not of the Lord Jesus Christ, stay away and do not trade your soul.
Self-Redemption and Alternative Paths:-If there are many paths to salvation and it is up to us individually to find our way back to our Creator, life will be drab and meaningless. A sin-soaked human race trying to please the Creator through self-righteousness is like a drunken sailor lost at sea attempting self-rescue. Self-redemption is akin to a prisoner given a bail bond and unable to meet the legal requirements for freedom and promising his fellow prisoners freedom which he too cannot guarantee himself. How dumb can some human beings be talking and preaching self-redemption? Here is the way Jude described such manifest folly of some human beings grasping at the illusory straw known as self-redemption: "These people are blemishes at your love feasts, eating with you without the slightest qualm-shepherds who feed only themselves. They are clouds without rain, blown by the wind, autumn trees, without fruit and uprooted-twice dead. They are wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shame, wandering stars, for whom blackest darkness has been reserved forever"(Jude 12-13).
The Omniscient Father, Omnipresent Son and Omnipotent Holy Spirit has made one provision, one and only one for the redemption of fallen humanity after the fall of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden; Jesus Christ, period. "I am the Way, the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through Me," (John 14:6) so declared our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Hallelujah! A secret society entices its members with a secret agenda convolutedly put together by fallen angels and passed on to ignorant and compound human fools to lure their souls to death and hell fire. Do not fall for it folks. The Way of our Lord Jesus Christ is still the Only Way and His Truth is so narrow and tender that is still the Gospel Truth and there is no life anywhere else that is worthy to be desired and lay hold onto except the real and abundant life promised be the Only Giver of Life; Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, Hallelujah!
Deception, Lies and Seduction: - I once confronted a witch and the practitioner of the old craft and asked what exactly Satan and his fallen spirits entice them with in the first place to cast their lots together with lost demons? I mean, what good exists in evil? I have wracked my brain over and over again on what benefits await the children of disobedience who worship Satan and his demons. Ok, Satan and his demons can give you power to kill certain human beings who do not acknowledge the sovereignty of our Lord Jesus Christ over their lives. But of what power can you boast of if you can kill someone but lack the power to wake such a dead person up and let him or her know you were the killer? Of what power and bravado can you display, if you can take another person's life, but can't prevent your own death? That is not power at all. But hear the One you should fear and be sorely afraid of,: "…rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Yes, I tell you fear Him! (Matthew 5:22, Matthew 10:28). Now that is what is called power, real power!
Satan and his deceptions, including the lies of his minions are humungous. When I was still in darkness, this was one of the greatest disappointments with religious racketeers and charlatans; they tell lies a lot. You cannot believe anything they tell you, because "…your father the devil was a murderer from the beginning and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies" (John 8:44 ESV). If you look at the laundry lists of goodies and so-called benefits advertised in plain sight in the missive to me by the secret organization that solicited for my membership, you would be elated and jump up that all your worries and problems would be solved by being a member. But they are liars. Satan hates every human being created in the likeliness and image of the Living God. Satan hates the demons that are following and obeying him; in fact Satan hates himself. How can a fallen spirit cursed and chased out of heaven by his Maker for rebellion and the bottomless pit is his lasting abode love anyone? Just think about it for a moment! Satan and his demons are lost forever; never again will they assemble before the Lord God Almighty. They are lost till eternity so how can such losers now love you and me approved by the True Lord God Almighty? As the old adage says: "He who is down fears no fall." There is only One Person in heaven, on earth and in al realms that I can trust and put my faith in Him: the Lord and my Savior Jesus Christ, because in my nearly three decades of walk with Him; He has never told me a lie. The least person I want to spend eternity with is a person who lies. But "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever" (Hebrews 13:8). Hallelujah!
Majority:-If only we human beings will allow the Holy Spirit to open our spiritual eyes and illuminate our inner understanding, we shall know the Mind of the Lord God Almighty. The secret organization listed the men of timber and caliber of the earth, the rich men of the earth, the political juggernauts and the world murky mucks as part of their ranks and beckoned unto me to join. I laughed. The Lord God Almighty destroyed the pre-Noahic Age but spared only 8 human souls, because they were faithful and obeyed Him. The Twin Cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were blown to smithereens from heavens but Lot and his two daughters made it alive. Even Mrs. Lot was half-way to making it but disobeyed and turned into pillar of salt. The Lord God Almighty rescued over 2.5 million souls from Egypt but those cantankerous and unbelieving hordes lost their souls in the wilderness because of disobedience. There were twelve spies sent to the Promised Land and the majority report turned out to be a lie and only two stood for the Truth. Those 10 liars were destroyed. Over and over again, the True Lord God Almighty is telling us, He is not the Good of the Majority, but the Lord God Almighty of Faith and Obedience.
I struck a conversation with a Muslim the other day and he boasted braggadocio that can't I see how their ranks are growing and they will soon be the majority on earth? I reminded him that the Word of Life says Hell is expanding daily (Isaiah 5:14; Proverbs 27:20). Never and I repeat never will the Sovereign Lord God Almighty of the heavens and earth negotiate with the human race on His Righteous and Holy Standards. Even Satan and his demons thought the Lord God Almighty would negotiate with them after Adam and Eve sinned, but instead the Almighty God declared a spiritual warfare (Genesis 3:14-15). Fear this Good God, folks! Fear Him and I repeat again, Fear Him! Yes, He is a Good God, Compassionate and Loving, but He is also Fearsome and Ruthless as He Himself declared: "…am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generations of those who hate me…" (Exodus 20:5b). If you do not want to see and reap the anger and eternal punishment of this Great and Good God, fear Him, obey Him, hallow Him and conduct your life the way He has instructed us in His Book; the Holy Bible. Cast your lots with the minority group, because it is possible to be in the majority and turn out to become sore losers in the end.
WINNERS OF OUR MAIDEN CHRISTIAN WALK QUIZZES AND THE ONE WHO WON "THE KINGDOM OF SATAN EXPOSED" BOOK
Last week, there was no winner in all the entries we received from readers on the Seven Quizzes we displayed in this column penultimate week. This necessitated us to repeat the questions and finally, more answers poured in from across the world. We have three winners. Most of the entries did not follow the instructions we displayed; your answers were to be sent as email attachment viz: "Send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org as an email attachment with headlines: Answers to 7 Questions for Week I-The Kingdom of Satan Exposed." Following instructions are parts of the answers so many were eliminated for not following instructions.
After we have carefully scrutinized tons of entries from all over the world, three winners emerged namely: Mr. Iredia Christopher in Edo State, Midwestern Nigeria, Mr. Osasuyi Gaius Ogieva who sent his entries from Iwo, State of Osun, Western Nigeria and Mr. John Faloye who sent his entries from Muscat, The Sultanate of Oman in the Middle East. While Messrs Iredia Christopher and Osasuyi Gaius Ogieva scored 99 percent, Mr. Faloye gave definite answers to the questions asked and he followed instructions. He scored 100% and so Mr. John Faloye who sent his entries from Muscat in the Middle Eastern nation of Oman is our winner. However, because both Christopher and Ogieva also performed brilliantly, they will receive e-book edition of The Kingdom of Satan Exposed. Congratulations to you all and I pray we shall make it to heaven in Jesus Mighty Name, Amen.
NEXT WEEK: Watch out for another set of 7 Questions and another opportunity to win a copy of our best seller: The Kingdom of Satan Exposed.