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Failed e-p-t
or false church leaders Gal1:8,9
 
GOD anointed a relative few at Jerusalem Acts2, to grow
an even smaller few into His true Christians 1Jn2:6; 3:6,9.
 
GOD, thru history, has never anointed a single pope of Rome,
and rarely one at the bishop level, as He graced Bernardin.
 
GOD today has 2 billion confessing the Christ, but 99.9% are
now and will forever be merely spirit saved believers.
 
Forsaken False Teachers Jer23:1,39,40
 

Jer23..1 "Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasture!" says the Lord.
19 Behold, a whirlwind of the Lord has gone forth in fury--A violent whirlwind! It will fall violently on the head of the wicked.
20 The anger of the Lord will not turn back until He has executed and performed the thoughts of His heart. In the latter days you will understand it perfectly.

Acts20..28 "Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of GOD which He purchased with His own blood.
29 "For I know this, that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.
30 "Also from among yourselves men will rise up, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after themselves.

 

Jn10..11 "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.
12 "But a hireling, not the shepherd, one who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches the sheep and scatters them.
13 "The hireling flees because he is a hireling and does not care about the sheep.

2Pet2:14 having eyes full of adultery and that cannot cease from sin, enticing unstable souls. A heart trained in covetous practices, accursed children.
 
1Jn2..18 Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour.
19 They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but that they might be made manifest, that none of them were of us.

 
GOD is showing
the clear minded, His Jn14 anointed level
and those truly seeking His face the many false teachers-false churches.
 
GOD had John Fountain write, from his perspective, a short description
of the faithless, materialistic, irrelevant church that fits a global pattern.
 

    It seems to exist for the perpetuation of itself -- for the erecting of grandiose temples of brick and mortar and for the care of pastors and the salaried administrative staff.
 
    This preoccupation with the material world is pervasive, and has bred a culture that has left a trail of blood and tears in black neighborhoods across the country with little collective outcry from the church. Still, it's one thing for the world to be ensnared by the trappings of materialism -- but the church?
 
    I am incensed by Mercedes-buying preachers who live in suburban meadows far from the inner-city ghettos they pastor, where they bid parishioners to sacrifice in the name of God. I am angered by the preacher I know, and his wife and co-pastor, who exacted a per diem and drove luxury vehicles, their modest salaries boosted by tithes and offerings from poor folks in a struggling congregation of families, a number of them headed by single women. This at a time when the church didn't own a single chair and was renting a building to hold worship services.
 
    I wonder why, despite billions of dollars taken from collection plates -- much of it from the poor -- in my own denomination, I see few homes for the elderly, few recreation centers, little to no church-financed housing development and few viable church-operated businesses that might employ members or generate some tangible measure of return on years of investment. I scratch my head at the multimillion-dollar edifice a local church recently erected and wonder if that is the most responsible stewardship for a church in a community filled with poor families.

 
Excerpted from The Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 7, 2005
 
so
 
GOD is giving us a current-day description of Jer23 Mat23.
 

John Fountain, a journalism professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was a reporter at the Washington Post from 1995 to 2000. He is the author of True Vine: A Young Black Man's Journey of Faith, Hope and Clarity (Public Affairs).

 
E-mail: author@Johnwfountain.com
 
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GOD in Jer23 promised new shepherds, unlike Bernardin and Graham, effecting
His iron rule over Acts15:16 Rev3:7-13, never seen globally, copying Moses + Paul,
His pure, holy servants that His truth(not lies) will lead mere mouth
and anointed to obey, repent, stop sin, soul salvation, union.
 
GOD as King over Rom2:29 Col2:11 Rev3:9; 17:14; 20:4,6 but judges Jer23:5; 33:15
mouth and anointed, growing a few into Him Mat7:14; 22:14 Lk13:23,24
Jn13:8,18; 15:16,19 1Cor1:27,28 Eph4:15 if Phil2:12 2Pet1:10 1Jn2:6
only then graced with 1Cor1:30 2Cor5:17 Eph4:16-24; 5:27 1Pet1:2; 2:5,9
or Rom8:33-39 Col3:12-15 Eph2:4-6 Heb12:22,23.
 
GOD is holy, no active sinner ever abides in Him, gross lies from the
current Ez34 Mat23.
 
Fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul:
but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Mat10:28
 
Graham teaches that the soul is immortal!
 
GOD as King saves; delivers, frees souls; not our mouth as satan teaches,
sinning souls die Ezek18 Mt10:28.
 
GOD as King demands an "exchange for our soul" Mt16:26 Mk8:37, proven in
Job33 Acts14:22 Heb10:39 1Pet1:7,9, a fight, a price, a work Phil2:12.
 
GOD as King effects possession, redemption of fallen, lost souls
thru qualifying, proving worthy as Abraham, Job, Jesus 1Jn2:6.
 
 Robert Bristow
 
 
 
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GOD saves souls after His fire purging and testing
 

Job33..22 Yes, his soul draws near the pit, and his life to the executioners.
23 If there is a messenger for him, a mediator, one among a thousand, to show man His uprightness,
24 Then He is gracious to him, and says, 'Deliver him from going down to the pit; I have found a ransom;'
25 His flesh shall be young like a child's, He shall return to the days of his youth.
26 He shall pray to GOD, and He will delight in him, he shall see His face with joy, for He restores to man His righteousness.
27 Then he looks at men and says, 'I have sinned, and perverted right, and it did not profit me.'
28 He will redeem his soul from going down to the pit, and his life shall see the light.
29 Behold, GOD works all these twice, thrice with a man,
30 To bring back his soul from the pit, that he may be enlightened with the light of life.

 
Ps66..8 Oh, bless our GOD, you peoples! And make the voice of His praise to be heard,
9 Who keeps our soul among the living, and does not allow our feet to be moved.
10 For You, O GOD, have tested us; You have refined us as silver refined.
11 You brought us into the net; You laid affliction on our backs.
12 You have caused men to ride over our heads; we went through fire and through water, but You brought us out to abundance.

Ez18..4 "Behold, all souls are Mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is Mine; the soul who sins shall die."
20 "The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not bear the guilt of the father, nor the father bear the guilt of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself."

 
Mat10..28 "And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell."
 
Mat16..24 Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.
25 "For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.
26 "For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?"

 
Acts14..22 Re-establishing the souls of the disciples, exhorting to continue in the faith, and we must through many tribulations enter the kingdom of GOD.
 
Heb10..39 But we are not of those who draw back to perdition, but of those who believe to the saving of the soul.
 
1Pet1..9 Receiving the end of your faith - the salvation of souls.

Rev6..9 When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of GOD and for the testimony which they held.
10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, "How long, O LORD," holy and true, until You judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?"
11 Then a white robe was given to each of them; and it was said to them that they should rest a little while longer, until both their fellow servants and their brethren, who would be killed as they, was completed.

 
Rev20..4 And I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was committed to them, the souls of those who had been beheaded for their witness to Jesus and for the word of GOD, who had not worshipped the beast or his image, and had not received mark on their foreheads or on their hands. And they lived and reigned with Christ.

 
[see Joni Tada: 1] [ 2 ]
 
[see GOD's hard call]
 
GOD alone purges and refines a few faithful souls, but most souls ever in sin,
so are destroyed in hell Ez18:4,20 Mat10:28, a truth rarely taught
by the current Judas church, witness Graham teaching "the soul is immortal."
 
GOD alone redeems lost, fallen souls, never thru mere confession, but
thru trials and tribulations to test our faith and love, as we obey His truth,
His voice, witness Abraham, Job, etc. His standards.
 
GOD in flesh, Jesus, was made as hagios (not as sinners), yet also
had to spiritually grow to subdue His flesh to become the
fullness of His being thru 3x7 yrs Lk2:42; 3:23; 12:50; 22:42.
 
 
 
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Rev Fred Price,
 
GOD, many years ago, had me write + convey His message concerning the need to work,
but you flatly refused, rejecting Him + His message and even rebuked the concept on live TV.
 
GOD, from that day, ceased His open-handed blessing, you began begging for $ on TV,
whereas you previously never mentioned $.
 
GOD has also shown me your latest racial attitude is damaging His family, His love
message, and others' opinions of you as a teacher.
 
GOD's grace expects you to change or you will be lost forever.
 
love,
 
Robert
 

Rom6...16 Do you not know that to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one's slaves whom you obey, whether of sin into death, or of obedience into righteousness?

Jn3...36 He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of GOD abides on him.

 
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GOD, many years ago, anointed you into born again level: Jn14:21,23 1Pet1:22,23 1Jn2:3
all qualifying Acts5:32, given and retained thru obedient faith to His message/voice.
 
GOD's partial power at Acts1:8; 5:32; 9:17 level is qualifying Rom1:16; 10:10 "into (soul) salvation,"
which you are risking due to your disobedience to Him Jn3:36; 15:6 2Thes1:8,9 Eph2:2; 5:6 Col3:6,25.
 
GOD's grace, love, power works in + thru obedient faith, growing a few into His nature, to abide Jn15,
as GOD is holy, His body is holy, so His word is clear Eph4:15 1Jn2:24,27 yet to abide in Him.
 
so
 
GOD is yet to declare you righteous (i.e. having His righteousness), as you are in gross sin,
creating division, strife, rather than praying for another who offended you, in love!
 
 
 
Robert Bristow
 
P.S.  
John Wimber failed His test in '93, given to satan Nov '93, and at only 63 he passed in shame Nov '97.
GOD is not glorified in "sickness to death," as Branham + Wimber are clear examples of 2Pet2:14,
tho GOD may expire His own [overcomers] thru a final testing 2King13:14 Jn15:2; 19
 
 
 
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a) 
Some so-called Christians elevate themselves to be leaders,
claiming knowledge and wisdom, but are merely worldly
instruments of the devil, leading others to death Jer23 Mat23.
 
A current group belongs to Sojourners, NYT Aug 30 '04.
 
b) 
Another is Michael Walzer of Princeton whose flesh reasoning is 100%
dead-empty of GOD's Spirit teaching, so also abides Jer23 Mat23.

 
Read: Peter Steinfels in NYT Sep 4, 2004.
 
c) 
Some so-called Christians seek to please the world Jam4:4,
so they compromise His holy inerrant truth, His divisive gospel,
refusing to stand and suffer with Christ against satan.
 
Read: 
"Church leaders work to alter public perception"
by Cathleen Falsani in Chicago Sun-Times Feb 11, 2005
 
d) 
One failed leader teaches a "bondage to slavery" gospel,
rather than a Christ-centred message, so lying to
thousands that their economic-social well-being is bound
to an historic period over 100 years ago, and also keeping many
people a *globally unique group willingly deprived of Mat6:33.
 

"Most (white) evangelicals think the reason the African-American people are in the condition they're in is because it's their own fault, that somehow they've not applied themselves, that they're lethargic about life, they want a hand-out, they don't want to work as hard as white people do," Meeks said. "And so for us to throw money at kid care and free lunch or social programs is really an enabling crutch. Blacks look at it as if ...everything has its roots in slavery."

 
Read: 
"One faith, one Bible - but two races" by Cathleen Falsani
in Chicago Sun-Times Feb 14, 2005.
 
* No other group in the world says this!
 
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GOD's full gospel or His kingdom principles are His provision to fight
the curse of poverty, since disobedience to His law results in Deut11:28
Rom2:9 1Jn3:4,8, so poverty is essentially a 100% moral issue.
 
GOD's full gospel expects all to seek His provision Mat6:33, but
most reject His way, His truth, His abundance Ps66:8-12 Jn10:9,10 as they
refuse His simple Mat19:17 Heb5:9, so forever cursed 2Pet2:14.
 
GOD's full gospel delivers us From evil Mat1:21 Gal1:4 1Jn3:5, Out of
poverty of values or Out of immorality to learn His kingdom laws or
His kingdom principles or His kingdom values-virtues or His ways.
 
GOD's full gospel is 100% contrary to the humanistic-social gospel
which is cursed Gal1:8,9 as it enslaves the soul to a false hope,
to a message of dependency into death - spiritually + physically.
 
hence
 
GOD's enemies include the likes of Jim Wallis 1Jn2:18,19 who teach
abuse, addiction, promiscuity - even terrorism - require rewards
thru entitlement programs, rather than change-repentance.
 
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GOD's simple meritocracy
 

Heb4.. 12 For the word of GOD is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

 
GOD's participants experience
His Spirit wedge dividing His family
into values seekers and the majority who reject values.
 
Witness: 
Jim Wallis in USA Today,
A Question of Values, Dec 20 2004,
wherein he asks;
"Will values be used as wedges to divide us?"
 
Jim Wallis is typical of mickey mouth Christians who confess
the LORD but are far from Him, rejecting Mat10:34-39 and
misteach Mat25:40 that Christ sins, rather than Heb2:17; 3:1,
proving Col1:2 "brethen in Christ" as in 1Jn2:6; 3:6,24 etc.
 

Lk12... 51 "Do you suppose that I came to give peace on earth? I tell you, not at all, but rather division.
52 "For from now on five in one house will be divided: three against two, and two against three.
53 "Father will be divided against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law."

 
GOD's institutions
do not beg, grovel, solicit
funds or support from the gov't, or anybody.
 
GOD will turn The Salvation Army 2Chron7:14 to repent
and serve only Him and His agenda, not man's evil way.
 
GOD is also showing us how the likes of Jim Wallis and other
so-called believers are satan's tools to destroy the flock Jer23.
 
GOD must also free the black community from equally corrupt
leaders who are so blind to truth they have become mad.
 
GOD's simple meritocracy provides opportunity to all men
thru education and hard work, yet the following proves
some prefer to claim victimhood and want a free ride.
 

"We can be out of slavery, out of segregation, have the right to vote, but still starve to death unless you get to the fourth stage, access to capital, industry and technology,"

 
also demanding the USA
"increase global relief for black nations, as Sudan"
yet ignoring that Sudan is killing people in Darfur,
and GOD demands we Resist Evil.
 
Read: 
"Black Baptists forge agenda" by Manya A. Brachear
Chicago Tribune - Friday, Jan. 28, 2005
 
"Black Baptists put demands to Bush" by Manya A. Brachear
Chicago Tribune - Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005
 
GOD must free
the black community (in USA) from
an evil, destructive, self-perpetuating Cultural Implant.
 
GOD uses Thomas Sowell to show the truth of this Cultural Implant.
 
Read: 
"Crippled by Their Culture" by Thomas Sowell
The Wall Street Journal - Tuesday, Apr 26, 2005
 
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GOD's gift of initial 1Cor12:3 level into 1Cor12:7,9 level of belief or faith(pistis)
demands Jn14:21 Acts5:32, yet still partial faith.
 
GOD alone grows our pisteuo, pistos thru our work of obedience to hear His voice
Mk9:24 Lk17:5 Rom10:17 1Cor3:6,7 Phil2:12.
 
GOD says full faith as Rom4:12,16 Jn8:39 a must to enter into and abide in Christ,
so few grow Eph4:15 into Col1:28 sinning not.
 
GOD clearly wants us to obey into salvation but few truly believe Him, most die in Adam,
some fools believe in purging in hell/ a 2nd chance.
 

Is28..13 But the word of the LORD was to them, "Precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line, here a little, there a little," that they might go and fall backward, and be broken and snared and caught.
14 Therefore hear the word of the LORD, you scornful men, who rule this people who (are) in Jerusalem,

15 Because you have said, "We have made a covenant with death, and with Sheol we are in agreement. When the overflowing scourge passes through, it will not come to us, for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood we have hidden ourselves."
16 Therefore thus says the LORD GOD: "Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; whoever believes will not act hastily.

17 Also I will make justice the measuring line, and righteousness the plummet; the hail will sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters will overflow the hiding place.
18 Your covenant with death will be annulled, and your agreement with Sheol will not stand; when the overflowing scourge passes through, then you will be trampled down by it.

 
GOD, thru '92, had me write to Rev Bernardin 3 times thru much prayer that he adhere to truth.
 
GOD later had me meet and speak His message, that Bernardin "seek Jesus" Jn14 into Mt6:33.
 
GOD, in '93, called Bernardin to obey His voice and teach Christ Jesus is the only way to heaven.
 
GOD, in '93, called Bernardin to cease validating pagan religions but he refused, rejected Him.
 
GOD, in Nov '93, gave Bernardin to satan Jer23:1,5b,19,20,39,40 Mat18:18 Jn15:6 Rom6:23a 
1Cor3:15; 5:5
Mat10:28.
 
GOD allowed satan to destroy Bernardin's integrity then 18mths later destroy his body, as sin will destroy.
 
GOD proved His perfect judgement with Bernardin's death 3x6mths later (Nov'96), Heb9:27 awaiting 2Pet2 Jude.
 
 Robert Bristow
 
 
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Acts  

5:11 So great fear came upon all the church
and upon all who heard these things.
(2Cor7:10)
 
         26:20 should repent, turn to GOD,
and do works befitting repentance.
 
 
GOD has specifically judged and tested many from May '88 to May '98, as to
their obedient faith, in response to His dictated letters thru CCCInc. from '87.
 
GOD's initial 5 year grace ('88 - '93) was utterly rejected, so His terror for 3mths
resulted in many cast to satan Nov '93, to join Esau and Judas forever.
 
 
from our Feb '97 letter to MBI
 
 
GOD's terror from Elul 6 for 3 months in '93, casting many 1Cor3:15; 5:5,
is clear to His servants 2Cor3:18; 5:5-11, as Bernardin and Graham
for
refusing His drawing/calling, now Jer23:1,39,40 Mat12:31; 23 into 10:28 100% lost.
 
 
GOD's terror is our example Lk13:3,5 2Pet2:6 that His love and mercy bring
others to godly fear Heb5:7, 100% essential
for
full earthly, soul salvation Phil2:12 hoping for Rom8:23-25 1Thes5:23 Eph5:27 or 5:6.
 
 
GOD's terror continues as He purges the old and builds the new Acts15:16,
repeating Rom11:16-26 (Ps14:7; 22:23-26) globally
for
true separation from sin Rom6 1Jn3:6 to partake 2Pet1:4,11 to be His Zech13:9 Mat1:21
2Cor6:14-18.     
 
 
GOD's 2nd 5 year grace ('93 - '98) has effected no change in the likes of Hybels + Schuller,
so His terror from Elul 6 for 7 months will purge more false shepherds Jer23:1,40.
 
GOD's full grace is rarely given as most believers fail His initial + partial grace.
 
 
[Rev Hybels validating pagan religions: 1] [ 2 ]
 
[Rev Schuller declares the gospel "utterly ridiculous"]
 
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GOD's holy inerrant word from Gen to Rev demands action, labour,
work to qualify for His spiritual/eternal promises 1Jn2:6.
 
GOD clearly says faith is confidence, having evidence(deeds)
and He alone proves, tests our obedience of faith Rom1:5; 16:26.
 
GOD's examples clearly performed to please Him, blindly hoping,
yet satan teaches 100% contrary so mouth and anointed never fully Heb11:6.
 
GOD exhorts us to copy Jesus, refusing sin, thru blood, disgrace, pain,
endure chastising, to receive His heavenly gifts Heb12:10,11,14,22-24,28.
 
Heb12:6..He receives qualifies Rom6 Eph4:15 into Him Zech13:9 Mat1:21
2Cor6:16,17 His, separate, clean, receive, so few received as His.
 
12:7..endure chastening qualifies Ps88 Job Jam1:3,4,12 into His
children, Jn15:2b abide, a few grow into sons or fathers 1Jn2.
 
12:8,10..partakers qualifies 1Pet4:13 1Cor11:26 evidence His death
so Rom12:1 2Cor4:11, bastards fall away, Jn15:2,6 1Cor5:5 Heb6:6.
 
12:11..exercised qualifies His work of fire purging Mat3:11 Lk3:16 1Pet1:7
Rev3:18 into His holiness to clearly see, 12:14, Job33:26; 42:5.
 
12:15..diligently qualifies Mat6:33; 11:12 Lk13:3,5,24 Acts2:38; 14:22
into full grace Rom4:16; 5:2 or soul saving grace Eph2:6-10; 4:24.
 
12:17..rejected qualifies Jer23:1,19,39,40 Mat7:21; 25:11 Jn11 4th day
blind, dumb, 1Cor3:15; 5:5 Rev20:10-15 as Bernardin from Nov '93.
 
12:22-24,28..qualify Rom14:17 1Cor1:30 Eph Col1:2,13 heavenly gifts
for a few in Christ 1Pet2:5,9 2Pet1:4,11 1Jn3; 4; 5 if we endure.
 
GOD's total word is rarely believed, so few Jn5:24(Jm2:19) Heb11:6
to receive His heavenly gifts with the hope of the 1st resurrection.
 
 Robert Bristow
 
The SON is GOD, the Word Jn1:1,14, so Jn3:16 means to believe, truly believe,
is to accept, agree, trust every GOD inspired message whether Spirit or Bible as did
Abraham, tried and proved 3 times in spirit. Jesus had no scripture to base His belief
on His 3rd day resurrection, going thru life and death believing the Holy Spirit message,
faith in GOD alone to do the (im)possible, so Jesus proved Himself worthy Heb5:8,9,
now expects us to believe 1Jn2:6 till 2Cor4:13.
 
 
 
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GOD has purged 4th Pres.
of a fruitless, unworthy preacher Jer23:1,39,40.
 

Mat16..24 Then Jesus said to His disciples, If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.
25 For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.
26 For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?

 
Mat19..23 Then Jesus said to His disciples, Assuredly, I say to you that it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
24 And again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of GOD.

25 When His disciples heard it, they were greatly astonished, saying, Who then can be saved?

26 But Jesus looked at them and said to them, With men this is impossible, but with GOD all things are possible.
27 Then Peter answered and said to Him, See, we have left all and followed You. Therefore what shall we have?
28 So Jesus said to them, Assuredly I say to you, that in the regeneration, when the Son of Man sits on the throne of His glory, you who have followed Me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
29 And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and inherit eternal life.
30 But many who are first will be last, and the last first.

 

(Mat21:41-44; 22:8-14)
 
Pastor to quit post at Fourth Presbyterian
 
By Gary Wisby
Chicago Sun-Times
Monday, December 29, 2003
 

   Deciding her job in Chicago and her husband in Atlanta were too far apart, the Rev. Joanna Adams is resigning as co-pastor of Fourth Presbyterian Church.
 
   The plan was for Adams to take over the 4,700 member church on Michigan Avenue when her co-pastor, the Rev. Paul M. Buchanan, 63, retired.

 
The above was excerpted from the full article which can be found at http://www.suntimes.com/
 
Fourth Presbyterian gets 1st female senior pastor
 
Chicago Sun-Times
Thursday, December 13, 2001
By Cathleen Falsani
Religion Reporter
 

Chicago's Fourth Presbyterian Church has called a woman as senior pastor for the first time in its storied 130-year history.
 
"She is one of the greatest preachers in this denomination and one of the great preachers, really, in the Christian world," said the Rev. Clifton Kirkpatrick, stated clerk of the general assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA, its highest-ranking official.
 
Commendations
 
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"Joanna Adams is a person of deep faith. As pastor and preacher she helps all who hear her and know her to articulate their own faith in Jesus Christ more adequately and to reach deeper levels of discipleship. Joanna Adams and Fourth Church wll be a marvelous match."
 
--Jack Stotts, President Emeritus of Austin Theological Seminary and former President of McCormick Theological Seminary and Interim Pastor at Fourth Church
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"Joanna is at the top of my list because of her administrative ability, her preaching, and her leadership. Fourth Church doesn't need someone who will only reassure and comfort(though she can do that as well as anyone--she's a fine pastor). You need someone who forthright preaches the Gospel, including the challenge of the Gospel. Joanna does that as well as anyone in the Presbyterian church. This position is important not only for Fourth Church but for a whole denomination, because Fourth Church is a beacon for so many other churches. Your co-pastor must be someone who matches John Buchanan in religious depth and leadership. Joanna is definitely the right choice."
 
--Barbara Wheeler, President, Auburn Theological Seminary
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"Joanna Adams brings energy and deep commitment to the work of ministry. She will engage both heart and mind with her preaching. She will lead with compassion and courgae. We are fortunate to have Joanna as a new partner for ministry in this great city."
 
--Cynthia Campbell, President, McCormick Theological Seminary, and friend of Fourth Church
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"Joanna Adams is a noted preacher, fine pastor, and highly effective Presbyterian leader. Her ministry at Trinity Presbyterian Church, throughout the city of Atlanta, and in our demonination has been outstanding--a strong and faithful witness to justice and hope. Her gifts and commitments to worship, nurture, and the ministry of the church in the city will serve Fourth Presbyterian Church's vision in outstanding ways, leading it to a bright future by GOD's grace. Congratulations and blessings."
 
--John Wilkinson, Pastor, Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, N.Y., and former Executive Associate Pastor of Fourth Church
 


Joanna Adams' Beliefs
 
"I believe in the universality of Christ's church and in the need for us to learn from people of faith who are different from ourselves.
 
"I believe that people of other faiths--even people with no faith at all--are not excluded from GOD's saving love. Indeed, people who do not bear the name of Christ can and often do bear the Spirit of Christ."
 


 
 
 

The above proves that intellect or reason can be all vanity when compared with Truth.
 
Christ Jesus our GOD is Truth, and true Christians believe or trust all His inerrant word.
 
GOD's word is fully believed by very few, proving faithful to His commands Mat19:17 Heb5:9.

Jn14:6...Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.
 
Acts4:8...Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "Rulers of the people and elders of Israel:
9 "If we this day are judged for a good deed to (a) helpless man, by what means he has been made well,
10 "Let it be known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom GOD raised from the dead, by Him this man stands here before you whole.
11 "This is the 'stone which was rejected by you builders, which has become the chief cornerstone.'
12 "Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved."
13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated and untrained men, they marveled. And they realized that they had been with Jesus.

 
[above from False Christians]
 
[see CCCInc. note on rebellious women]
 
 
GOD's True Teachers
 

Jer23..1 "Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasture!" says the LORD.
2 Therefore thus says the LORD GOD of Israel against the shepherds who feed My people: "You have scattered My flock, driven them away, and not attended to them. Behold, I will attend to you for the evil of your doings," says the LORD.
3 "But I will gather the remnant of My flock out of all countries where I have driven them, and bring them back to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase.
4 "I will set up shepherds over them who will feed them; and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, nor shall they be lacking," says the LORD.
5 "Behold, the days are coming," says the LORD, "That I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness; A King shall reign and prosper, And execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.
6 In His days Judah will be saved, And Israel will dwell safely; Now this is His name by which He will be called: THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.
 

Mat24..6 "And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
7 "For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places.
8 "All these are the beginning of sorrows.
9 "Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and kill you, and you will be hated by all nations for My name's sake.
10 "And then many will be offended, will betray one another, and will hate one another.
11 "Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many.
12 "And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold.
13 "But he who endures to the end shall be saved.

2Tim1:7 For GOD has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

1Jn4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.

 
GOD's true teachers share His full, holy truth, as Christ Jesus,
but false teachers blaspheme the Holy Spirit and His word.
 

Mat12:31 "Therefore I say to you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven men.

12:32 "Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the age to come.

 
hence
 

Jer23:39 'Therefore behold, I, even I, will utterly forget you and forsake you, and the city that I gave you and your fathers, and will cast you out of My presence.

23:40 'And I will bring an everlasting reproach upon you, and a perpetual shame, which shall not be forgotten.' "

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Satan Wins One in Venezuela
 
A so-called Christian was supposed to observe and
audit election results of the Aug '04 recall attempt
in Venezuela. Regretably, he endorsed the cheating instead.
 
The incumbent praised Middle Eastern terrorism + aids rebels,
so his victory is a serious blow to Latin American freedom.
 
Read: 
Chavez's Victory in WSJ Aug 17 2004.
 
WSJ International Aug 18 '04 reports "an undetermined number of
ballots against Mr. Chavez were found littering a roadside."
 
Thor Halvorssen in WSJ Aug 19 2004
"The Price of Dissent in Venezuela."
 

    According to experts, it is relatively simple to tamper with encryption codes in electronic voting machines. American Enterprise Institute resident scholar John Lott says, "You can easily write a program that tells the voting machine to record something different in its memory than what it prints out on the receipt that is to be dropped in the ballot box."

    Again, if Mr. Carter and the OAS observers had demanded an open auditing process instead of blindly endorsing government claims, cheating would have been uncovered.

 
Excerpted from "Observers Rush to Judgment in Caracas" by Mary Anastasia O'Grady
The Wall Street Journal - Friday, August 20, 2004
 
GOD is showing the expansion of Chavez's fascism by
"packing the supreme court," "mounting police raids, as in the
recent raid on a Jewish school for young children" and a "pending
'content law' to give the gov't discretionary censorship powers."
 
Read: 
"Night Falls on Caracas, With No Carter in Sight" by Mary Anastasia O'Grady
OPINION - The Wall Street Journal - Friday, December 3, 2004
 
The Vatican  

1Sam15.. 22 Then Samuel said: “Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed than the fat of rams. 23 For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, And stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry."

Gal5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred...of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of GOD.

Rev21:8  "But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."

Rev22:15  "But outside are dogs and sorcerers and sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie."

 
CCCInc. Note:  GOD's example of a so-called Christian,
a mickey mouth Christian, merely spirit saved.