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Well It Is This Time Of The Year Again - What Are You Going To Do This Year?

As the title states, it is this time of the year again and a great multitude of Christians around the world need to again address what they are going to do come April. And I am not so even sure that most Christians are aware that they have to do anything and just go on as usual while great spiritual battles rage over their heads; and this happens every year at this time.  

Let me ask a straight question.  What deity you think you are worshipping when you go to church; this year on April 10th and probably again on Sunday 12th.  This is not a rhetorical question, it is one that demands an answer. It is one that needs to be seriously addressed by every Christian, by every Christian Church and by the Theological training fraternity in the universities that are pumping out robo-priests, pastors and ministers that are truly ignorant of the immense issue over what god you are worshipping when you roll up to celebrate Easter. 

Why aren't the elders of the congregations examining the difference between the Passover dates (this year it starts on April 8th) and Easter and then researching why this occurs every year.  Surely someone must think about our Lord and Saviour, Immanuel, whom we call Jesus Christ in the English speaking counties, who was "the" Passover Lamb and the perfect and unblemished sacrifice for the atonement of the sin of mankind.  Do you think that we should be looking at God's Only Begotten Son - who incidentally is now the High Priest over "All" believers in the world and who now sits at the right hand of God his father in heaven.  Shouldn't we be saying, "Hang on! He was Jewish and was crucified on the days of Passover. What is this Easter thing doing that has made up a completely different date?"   

Well, let me implore you to at least take one tiny step to honouring our Lord and Saviour and read one article about who the "god "of this Easter festival really is.  Please take the time to at least understand that there are spiritual life and death ramifications at the source of this issue and every Christian needs to make themselves aware of the lies and deceit that have been perpetrated on our societies the world over.  The god of Easter is not The God of Passover.  So who are you really worshipping when you celebrate Easter with your family? There is a deep truth here to be realised. 

Faithchasers have provided quite a detailed article on Passover and Easter that lays bare the atrocities about the wolf in sheep's clothing that have been buried since our Lord's crucifixion.  The link provides access to two articles, or you can access them through the Book Shelf section of this website.  Please do yourself a favour and follow this through.

[A Deeply Concerning Look at Christian Festivals and Holy Days]

 

[Heathen Festivals and Christian Celebrations]

 

Geoff Rooke  

 

 

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It is Definitely NOT Okay to Send Your Precious Children to Halloween

Halloween derives its name and rituals from the pagan 16th century Celtic Harvest Festival that was "Christianised" through a process called syncrotism into a popular convocation that was then prominent in Ireland.  It's name refers to All Hallows Evening and in its correct context was dedicated to remembering those that had died.

Whilst there are a number of other modern day festivals around the world that have also been put through this process of disguising and inclusion into Christian and pseudo-Christian religious congregations, the core of the festivals are never washed clean of their pagan spirits who revel in their new found Christian homes.  Putting it bluntly, a pagan festival can never be washed clean of its spiritual foundation and can never be "made" acceptable in any form to be celebrated in a Christian context.

In today's world, Halloween rites are orchestrated to be a children's festival consisting of "trick or treating" in disguises of witches, wizards and monsters from Hell, costume parties with the same theme, depicting grotesque heads in hollowed out pumpkins, bonfires, apple bobbing, spirit divination games and performing pranks.  It also includes visiting said haunted places, telling horror stories and/or watching horror movies. Observances also sanctioned by some convocations include lighting candles on the graves of the dead and meat and other dietary practises.  

So you ask the question, "What is the problem with letting our children have some fun?"

Well indeed! Let's not stop the fun if your definition of fun is desecrating the dead, dressing up as the worst kind of witches and monsters, communicating with evil spirits (Oh you thought that was just an innocent game!) telling stories of ghoulish savagery and other despicable acts on humans and animals.  I take it that you are all Okay with this?  

"What was that, you didn't think that anything was wrong with it.  Well Okay then go right ahead.  But don't think for one nano-puff of a millisecond that this is acceptable to God.  Let me assure you it definitely is not and you and your young family are in great jeopardy."

Let me again tell you bluntly.  If you knew the heart of God over this matter you would grovel for weeks to try and restore yourself and your family back under the protective cover of our Salvation Messiah.  Why are you so blind?  Where is your discernment?

If I were a martyr currently sitting at the altar of God as per Revelation 6:9, I would be  appealing to God for this gross misrepresentation that was being done by Christian families to Christians of great faith from the past.  Who on Earth could possibly think that these great men and women of God who were slain for the testimony of God and his Word would be nothing short of devastated to be made out to be celebrated through all of these dark and evil "fun" things - and, to top it off, we sacrifice the most innocent of our race to do it.  God please help our exploited children.

This is blasphemy at its very worst.  Shame on every household that professes God and who celebrates this evil festival. 

A Short Tale about an Old Bloke

There was this wealthy land owner who was the original pioneer who had worked very hard throughout his life to bring prosperity to his family and friends in new lands that he had developed.  In fact the whole community benefitted from the prosperity of the dynasty in its later years and it came to be well known throughout all of the land.  Before he died he decided to put great effort into teaching his family and those close to them how to be successful and overcome the adversities of the lands and what, how and when they needed to labour in the fields and the crops. 

And one of the things he said that we all could take a lesson from was, “I am going to tell you about things that happened in the past, and I am going to labour the points of the historical markers that I set up over the years. And then I am going to tell you what will happen in the future if you will follow my instructions, and also what will happen if you don’t.” 

He continued, “I am doing this for the very important reason that you will know that historically I am telling you the absolute truth about it all and that there is not one skerrick of untruth in this tale.”

He looked at each one directly in the eye and said, “If you do not believe what I said I did in the past, how then will you ever believe me when I tell you about the future?” 

And then he finished by saying, “You will only prosper if you believe in what I did back in the very early years which will open your eyes and ears so that you are able to believe also what I tell you will happen in the future.”

This is a truth that is as old as the hills themselves.  For as long as mankind has been walking on the planet this lesson has been both learned and discarded with each pathway being mutually exclusive to the travellers who journey upon them.  And I could ask the same question today as did this character from olden times did, and I might ponder the range of answers that I received back thinking about if they were only repeating what others before them had said.

What would you answer?  Would you think silly old codger, what would he know about these modern technosavvy times, you know, computers, smart phones and all of the good stuff that comes with them.  I bet he wouldn’t have a clue about these modern times. No! I don’t think he is qualified to make any comment on life in today’s fast lanes.

Now herein is a valuable lesson that I learned; for what it is worth.

              It is an indisputable fact that if you won’t believe the history then you “cannot”

  believe the future.

Here at Faithchasers we have learned this lesson very well.  Mind you it takes a minute to get your head around it all, but none-the-less we have endeavoured at every corner to think back and reflect on the history before moving forward into the future.  And it has worked extremely well indeed.

Have you fathomed the depths of the matter to which I am referring?  Well it’s pretty straight forward but it is also stonkeringly (do you like that word) profound. 

Let’s talk about God.  The story above is actually true, only that I have embellished it somewhat to emphasise one of life’s most basic lessons.  Call it Lesson 1.01 (that might catch on) and for those, as I said, who learn and practise this lesson the rewards in life will surpass everything that the world has in its full arsenal of weaponry to drag you down. 

It is a fact of life that most people in the world either do not believe the Hebrew/Christian Bible or at best cherry pick out bits and pieces that suit them and think that is all that they need to do.  It is my experience that when a person argues against or denies the authenticity of the Book of Genesis ie, calling it fables and old camp fire stories from the ancient past, they have a traceable fault seam that runs through their entire foundation upon which their faith in God is based.  And this is where the story above comes into play.

It is God himself who is saying to mankind that he has given us the record of creation and the early song lines from the period of the first modern Adamic man and he did so in a way that it firmly secures our mindset to a foundation that can support the full weight and height of the truth behind our world and all that is in it.  And please hear this.  If we are not secured firmly into the Genesis foundation (in every detail despite the nay sayers) we will never realise our full faith in Y’shua the Messiah and saviour to mankind to bestow upon us his holy spirit and receive us into salvation through the redemption of the righteous in his Lordship.  Does that mean we are denied eternal life?  Well that is a very deep question for discussion between the earnest of the faith but the short answer is; it might.

We could almost take it to the bank (there’s an interesting worldly saying) that those who deny Genesis have belief issues in other parts of the Bible, and this is particularly prevalent in all of the Nicolaitan churches of the world.  I am really concerned at the poor level of teaching that is being done in congregations generally and I don't have to wonder any more why the general societal view is in free fall about Jesus Christ and discipleship to a life surrendered to God. 

But the real cruncher (ouch!) is that there is almost a complete dearth of knowledge and belief in the Book of Revelation – and we cannot even get to discussing the deeper parts surrounding its understanding.  The principle reason is this: 

There was this wealthy land owner who was the original pioneer who had worked very hard throughout his life to bring prosperity to his family and friends in new lands that he had developed.  In fact the whole community benefitted from the prosperity of the dynasty in its later years and it came to be well known throughout all of the land.  Before he died he decided to put great effort into teaching his family and those close to them how to be successful and overcome the adversities of the lands and what, how and when they needed to labour in the fields and the crops. 

And one of the things he said that we all could take a lesson from was, “I am going to tell you about things that happened in the past, and I am going to labour the points of the historical markers that I set up over the years. And then I am going to tell you what will happen in the future if you will follow my instructions, and also what will happen if you don’t.” 

He continued, “I am doing this for the very important reason that you will know that historically I am telling you the absolute truth about it all and that there is not one skerrick of this tale that is not true.”

He looked at each one directly in the eye and said, “If you do not believe what I said I did historically, how then will you ever believe me when I tell you about the future?” 

And then he finished by saying, “You will only prosper if you believe in what I did in the past which will open your eyes and ears so that you are able to believe also what I tell you will happen in the future.”

 

The lesson is we will never be able to understand the future until we master the beginning.  This is a foundational principle established by God for learning by all of mankind.

 

Geoff Rooke

What in the World is Really Happening to us?

The response to our release of the re-edited treatise on the Book of Revelation is quite revealing of a general societal view that cannot see past the things of this world and what exists before their eyes. In the treatise we examined in quite some detail its meaning and the ramifications for the world as we developed the outworking of the Lord’s prophecy as it was given to John the apostle, on the island of Patmos where he was held under confinement by the then government of the day. 

Perhaps I can understand a mind that won’t have a bar of God, or for that matter anything that might even smack of religion, even though the two are starkly different, that it is a mind locked shut with the vital parts that facilitate comprehension blocked toward anything that even vaguely connects to either.  And this is exactly what we are seeing in response to some very clear facts that we raised in that article.

Despite anything that may point to danger signs in relation to the direction technology is taking mankind it seems to be a fatal attraction, or even a resigned fait accompli that “they” will do what they want to do no matter what.  But I was surprised to see the Hon. Federal Treasurer saying in parliament that everyone should just embrace all technologies and essentially go-with-the-flow.

I would have expected our federal politicians to be better that this – to at least have had a clue about the ramifications to society if we abandon so many of our skills and life’s lessons in favour of pressing buttons and invoking AI as if it were a real human giving advice.  I could ask the question, “Did no one understand what the beast of Revelation is actually doing to mankind?” Or was it another “See no evil and hear no evil because we mentioned that “G” word in the article.

Well heavens above! All that the Royal Priesthood of believers is trying to do is open your eyes so you can see what’s really going on.  There are forces at work in the world today that are just blatantly evil to the core and their job is to take down as many souls as they can before their time is called before the Judgment Throne of Almighty God himself.  And their chosen weapon at this point is technologies that compromise the human thinking process; that lay souls open to being vulnerable to persuasive ideologies and to kick against everything that is wholesome and good in our societies.

We are seeing very worrying trends in the dismantling of legislation that uphold God given standards of decency in favour of very narrow and twisted minds that are systematically picking off everything that is blessed by God for community and in doing so are driving the societal view down to accepting anything that is dished up to it.  I mean to say even the garbage truck doesn’t pick up everything from the gutter so why aren’t our governments and our responsible leaders in society standing up and addressing these failings.  Surely the CV to become the treasurer of this nation would have to spell out that the candidate is savvy to societal needs and is respecting of the God given decencies bestowed upon mankind. If not, what is he doing in a parliament that is undergirded by the necessities of the Australian Constitution framed at Federation to do only that which attracts the blessing of God.   

Where are the watchmen on the walls, and where are their fire towers to signal the approach of the enemy, and if you don’t understand this saying you need to know you are hugely at risk because you really are deaf and blind – and to boot, asleep.   

 

Wake up Australia – God is calling.

     

Are the End Times Upon Us Now?

Many would scoff at this, Christians included, and therein tells a story that reveals the ugliness of the deception that Satan is currently perpetrating on every human being on this planet by having them believe either there is no God in heaven, or this is a boring subject and the show on TV is much more interesting. 

We have just re-published a comprehensive study into the End Times from which details we have principally drawn from the New Testament Book of Revelation in the first instance and also the prophecies from the Old Testament, including Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel, Ezekiel and others.  The discoveries we have made are truly staggering and the Lord was not kidding when he said there were great blessings to be had for those who would read and act upon the message that it delivers.

If you have a desire to understand the Book of Revelation and you wish to have in your hand the keys to unlocking the sequence of all of the chapters and their meanings this is a one-stop-book that will turbo charge your appetite for getting to the truth about why we are on this planet in this life, who our Lord and Saviour really is and finally who why and where the forces of Lucifer are.  

In answer to the question asked above, let me be unambiguously clear that the material we have presented, without question, has identified serious issues that are impacting our societies today and are the precursor that none of us really wanted to see start to happen.  To the elders of the church congregations and the Royal Priesthood of believers,  it wouldn't hurt you guys to pick this up and see how you and yours are faring.  This is so serious and yet so covered-over through lack of educating the congregations and lack of leadership teaching that it is genuinely a tragedy that is unfolding before our eyes.

The article is over 300 pages and includes verse by verse explanations with supporting charts and diagrams to clearly show the whole story of the Redemption Plan for mankind administered by our Lord and Saviour from the very beginning.  

The Revelation Study is in our Book Shelf section for reading on line or downloading.

Ed.  

A Modern Day Soothsayer on the Future of Planet Earth

We have covered this sort of material before and it seems it just gets re-hashed over and over again.  So what is this soothsayer of old predicting (prophesying) now?  Well we would probably run out of paper in the printer if we had to back-track all of the theories NASA and their disciples have espoused over the past sixty years concerning doomsday predictions of aliens attacking Earth, black holes eating up the solar system, asteroid strikes and a host of other manifestations in the universe that will trigger an extinction-level event (Quote from Deep Impact Movie).

This time we pick up on journalist Nick Whigham from News.com.au under his headline (sic) “These events are not rare’: NASA exercise highlights existential threat of asteroid impacting Earth” - published on line 30th April 2019.

The article’s opening sentence: “It’s the doomsday scenario fit for a Hollywood Blockbuster and NASA scientists are about to see it go down.”  This is a report on the upcoming 2019 Planetary Defence Conference that will be running a simulation exercise as part of a recently announced federal “action plan” for defending our planet against asteroid impacts.  “More funding needed” says astronomer Alan Duffy while NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine warned that, “preparing for an asteroid impact is something that needs to be taken very seriously”, and went on the say, “This is ultimately about protecting the only planet we know, right now, to host life and that is planet Earth”.

I couldn’t help but notice Jim Bridenstine’s comment that planet Earth is the only place in the whole universe that (as far as NASA knows) hosts life.  And this is it!   This is the raw truth of the matter behind all of the modern prophesies about aliens and space ships.  There is only life on planet Earth – just as we here at Faithchasers have been continually saying, and anything to the contrary is science-fiction.  Perhaps we could even call them falsehoods and fantasies that have other underlying worldly agendas. Hmm. 

Christian believers know that God purpose built the universe and specifically formed planet Earth within its own Sun solar system for the very specific purpose to put mankind on its surface to burnish and refine him so that he may be redeemed to everlasting life in heaven.  But there is a catch.  Natural man is just that; a body of flesh and a directionless soul who together cannot pass from terrestrial earthy life to the heavens.  The flesh will die and will carry with it into oblivion the hapless soul – this is the truth for the world today and millions will perish because they either do not believe in God, or refuse the Salvation freely given by his only begotten son, Jesus our Lord God and Saviour.    

Christian believers also know that when they reached out to God and believed by faith that Jesus would give them life, they received from him a new spirit that enlivened their soul and taught them how to follow in his steps.  Those steps are made of rock and upon that rock will all believers rise up in the end of days and be united with God in a paradise within the heavens. 

Now the point of this article is that we can agree that asteroids have probably collided into all planets in our solar system, including Earth, and hence it is not an infrequent occurrence.  Most recent cases involving our planet have occurred in the northern hemisphere and have impacted our atmosphere causing deaths in communities that were in near proximity to the explosive release of the asteroid’s energy.  We can understand that the governments of the world might seek a common platform toward researching these wayward celestial chunks of ice and rubbish to better understand their trajectory and risk factor of colliding within our solar system.   

However, it is a step too far to suggest there is an extinction-level asteroid headed for planet Earth and we should therefore prepare for it; when in fact there is no existing information and there is no known threat to planet Earth at all.  This is the philosophy of insurance companies and protection schemes that tell us we need to pay high annual fees to protect ourselves against every conceivable thing that might go wrong in our lives. And besides, obviously, an extinction-level event has only one meaning and money would not help one iota in that case.

But the real tragedy of all this is hidden.  It is fear-factor 101 that these articles intend to ignite with a consequence of destabilising general society.  These types of reports and particularly this subject matter dealing with interplanetary threats, whether perceived or fantasied, erode the trust that most people have in the God of the world.  General Society may not have it right per se’ that God our Father and his only begotten son Jesus hold out a hand to help us step up to believing and get us going in our walk in the Kingdom of God.  But none-the-less the general society has an awareness of God and I would suggest they “keep” God in reserve  as a “just-in-case” insurance policy if they find themselves in a dire situation ie, OMG!  

A cunning article can do a lot of damage to public perceptions and their inherent fears and all Faithchasers should be aware of the impact that these have on the general society to whom we must reach out to bring to God. We must counter the assertion that an extinction-level impact is inevitable.  Not so!  God created the world and he did so to achieve a very specific outcome.  No-thing, no matter what it is, will take the control of this planet away from God.  We should have no fear and be single minded about our trust in Him. 

Should we be looking up to the heavens?  Yes we should!  But not to watch the manifestations of the earthly machines mankind insists on blasting up into the cosmos; we should instead be looking up to God who put the cosmos there in the first place.

The Earth will exist for as long as God pleases and over the course of the thousands of years yet to come it will not be removed off its foundations.  There are millions of souls yet to be saved and there are billions who have unbelief issues with what is in the Bible.  Hence we will never be destitute of opportunity to reach out to someone around us.

 

 

Geoff Rooke    

Christian Churches Brought to Heel

There would be few caring people in the world who would not have been shocked at the revelations of child abuse by priests and ministers from our churches today and the covering up of these crimes through a hierarchical system that either turned a blind eye to the accusations or were complicit in actions designed to relocate offending staff to be out of sight.

We have spent several months examining the root cause to this catastrophe and have found a common thread that we have referred to as "code written into the DNA" of church convocations that have been drawn into this criminal matter.

This article is powerful in its determination to shine the Word of God onto these actions which raise difficult questions that nearly every Christian in today's world should ask themselves where they stand on these issues in relation to their Salvation.

Please go to the Book Shelf page on this site and download the article or click the link below:

A Message to All Christian Believers of this Third Millennium

 

Ed.

 

 

Eden and the Garden that the Lord God Planted

We have concerned ourselves with presenting what we believe to be the truth of the matter in relation to Eden and the Garden in which God placed Adam and Eve, and you will recall that we took down a previous article that we thought did not fully present the truth of this matter.  We have now posted a new article entitled "Eden and the Garden that the Lord God Planted" in the Bookshelf and trust you will enjoy the read.

Editor

 

 

 

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