19. Stand firm in the freedom

Stand firm in the freedom.pdf

(John 8: 31-32) 31 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, ‘If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. 32 And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.’
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No, being made free means something different than no longer being prosecuted or no longer ending up in prison. If Christians believe Jesus’ words and listen to Him, they will know the truth and through the truth they will know how to expose the lies of this world.
As Christians, we have been made free by Jesus’ words to no longer be part of this sinful world. Jesus made the one-time perfect sacrifice for our sins (Matt. 26:28, Gal. 1: 4). Christians now live free from sin (Rom. 6:18) in a new covenant and we have been made free through Jesus’ sacrifice to love our neighbor (Gal. 5:14):

(1 Peter 1: 17-19) 17 And if you call on the Father (YHMH), who without partiality judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves throughout the time of your stay here in fear; 18 knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold, from your aimless conduct received by tradition from your fathers, 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot.

And although we as Christians are lovingly to our neighbor, to the world we are outcasts:

(Luke 6:22) 22 Blessed are you when men hate you, And when they exclude you, And revile you, and cast out your name as evil, For the Son of Man’s sake.

Christians will certainly be persecuted, but fortunately we have God’s blessing, support and protection because of the faith in Jesus’ words:

(2 Corinthians 4: 7-9) 7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. 8 We are hard pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed–

Theme: Stand firm in the freedom wherewith we have been made free

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18. In Jesus footsteps

In Jesus footsteps.pdf

CSB (1 Peter 2:21) 21 For you were called to this, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in His steps.
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Why must we prove that we are good disciples under tribulation and persecution?
Aren’t we already showing, that we are of good will?
Christians might reason that way, but it is much more complicated.
With Satan, a pernicious set of ideas has begun and the great battle question.

Theme: Why Christians follow in Jesus’ footsteps in answer to the battle question

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17. How we can discern the Second Coming of Jesus

The second coming.pdf

(Matthew 24: 23-24) 23 Then if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Christ!’ or ‘There!’ do not believe it. 24 For false christs and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
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Why does Jesus expressly warn for false prophets?
Jesus speaks in Matt. 24: 7-8 about the beginning of birth pains. See also: 16. The beginning of birth pains. What all is coming after this, will be even more intense.
People who form the bad seed, Satan’s seed, will firmly continue now.

The US is completely bankrupt due to government debt. The world reserve currency, the petrollar, is under great pressure. The lock down means that people have to stay in their homes and many lose their jobs. Violent riots are likely to ensue for food and fuel.
Ordinary banks will also succumb. People are made completely dependent on the government, which because of the debts will have to conform to the Jewish owners of the central banks of the New World Order. The 8th world power rules.
The late Allen Meltzer was a professor of political economics at Carnegie Mellon University.
He wrote the three-volume ‘A History of the Federal Reserve’: ‘It will all end badly’. We are in the worst mess since the 1930s, according to Allen Meltzer. Small and medium-sized businesses must go bankrupt and will be swallowed. The biased MainStreamMedia manipulates the people: 4. Youth; They want to mislead you! Christians cannot prevent that. What is very important is that we are going to leave the fear. Do not be afraid of such people, for all these things must happen (Luke 21: 9-13). Fear is an attack on our health. Christians want to tell our fellow men about Jesus’ words, to make them disciples of Jesus and to have them baptized (Matt. 28:19). Christians fully trust on our Heavenly Father, what can man do to me? (Hebr. 13: 6)

Theme of this article: The discerning of Jesus Parousia or Second Coming

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