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# A MESSAGE NO ONE CAN AFFORD NOT TO KNOW. THE KING OF THE SOUTH IN BIBLE PROPHECY IS NOW MOVING ONTO THE WORLD'S CENTER STAGE.

WHO IS THIS KING OF THE SOUTH? WHAT IMPACT WILL HE DO TO THE WORLD? WHAT NEXT? #

* You Must Know! I Must Know! The World Must Know! Please Help Share To Alert Many For YESHUA. This Message Must Be Told So That Many Will Make Peace With GOD Before Time Runs Out On Them. Amen.

Dear Friends, Put On Your Spiritual Eye Glasses And Find Out What Holy Bible Has Already Unveiled To All To Know As Prophesied Thousands Of Years Before.

Please Come And Watch: THE FOUR KINGS - IRAN AND ARAB NATIONS THE KING OF THE SOUTH IN BIBLE PROPHECY - Preached By Pastor John Hagee
https://youtu.be/UGYLJKYzcx0

GOD Has Warned: MY PEOPLE PERISH FOR LACK OF KNOWLEDGE. YES - IT IS KNOWLEDGE CONCERNING THE COMING DIVINE JUDGEMENT OF HOLY GOD ONTO THE ENTIRE WORLD.

REMEMBER TO WATCH THE ABOVE SERMON AND YOU WILL BE TAUGHT WHAT THINGS YOU NEED TO DO TO PREPARE FOR CHRIST SECOND COMING.

* THE WORLD HAS NOW ENTERED INTO THE FINAL DAYS THAT WILL SOON SEE THE REDEMPTION OF THE TRUE CHURCH OF GOD WITH THE SUDDEN RETURN OF YESHUA MESSIAH IN MID-AIR TO SNATCH HIS PEOPLE FROM THE FACE OF THE EARTH AND TAKE THEM WITH HIM SAFELY TO HEAVEN.

# THAT GREAT DAY IS KNOWN AS: THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH. IF YOU DO NOT BELONG TO YESHUA ( THE NAME IN HEBREW GIVEN BY GOD THE FATHER TO GOD THE SON WHO IS OUR SAVIOR AND LORD) YOU WILL BE LEFT BEHIND! #

* BE WARNED: ANYONE WHO IS STILL NOT A SAVED SOUL OR FORGIVEN SINNER IN THE EYES OF GOD MUST GET SAVED NOW! GOD'S WRATH IN DIVINE JUDGEMENT AGAINST UNFORGIVEN SINNERS IS COMING SOON. GET OUT NOW!

IT WILL BE HELL ON EARTH FOR ALL WHO ARE FOUND LEFT BEHIND AFTER THE RAPTURE OF GOD'S TRUE CHURCH!

TRULY TRULY YOU REALLY DON'T WANT TO BE LEFT BEHIND!

* READ ON UNTIL THE END OF THIS POST AND PASTOR WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO BECOME A SAVED SOUL SO THAT YOU WILL NOT BE LEFT BEHIND ON RAPTURE DAY.

So Until We Next Meet Again - Take Care. Cling Tightly To GOD'S LIVING WORD And Abide Under The Shadow Of Our ALMIGHTY GOD Who Is Our Creator GOD.

May THE PEACE OF GOD AND THE WONDERFUL BLESSINGS OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR YESHUA BE WITH YOU. AMEN. Pastor Ben Soon.

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# Secondly, Friends, What About You? Have You Found YESHUA in Your Life Yet? Are You Safe In The Arms Of GOD? Is YESHUA Your Savior? Will Heaven Be Your Eternal Home? Is HOLY SPIRIT Your Comforter? If Not - Would You Want To? #

Praise GOD! There Is GOOD NEWS To All Today! You Can Have All These When GOD Forgives Your Sins And GOD Gives You The Gift Of Eternal Life In GOD THE SON YESHUA.

* But You Need To Hear GOD'S GOSPEL MESSAGE OF SALVATION IN YESHUA To Find Out What Is Required Of You In Order To Obtain GOD'S Forgiveness For Your Sins And To Receive GOD'S Priceless Gift Of Eternal Life In YESHUA.

* Yes Friends, Today There Is GOOD NEWS FOR ALL STILL. HEAVEN Can Become Your Eternal Home - Provided You Turn And Submit Your Life To THE TRUE GOD Through GOD THE SON YESHUA By Accepting YESHUA To Be Your SAVIOR AND LORD. Read On To See How.

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FRIENDS, HAS ANYONE SHARED WITH YOU GOD'S GOSPEL GOOD NEWS MESSAGE OF SALVATION IN GOD THE SON YESHUA? If Not - Pastor Will Share It With You Now. Please Read On.
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* Please Open Your Heart To Listen To What GOD Wants You To Know Because It Concerns Where Your Soul Will Ultimately Spend Eternity After You Leave This World.

Friends, have you had an encounter with GOD yet? Has anyone told you about GOD THE SON YESHUA and how much YESHUA loves you and how with great mercy and compassion towards you - YESHUA willingly suffered and laid down His Holy And Sinless Life to die in your place in order to save your soul from perishing in sin?

Yes, YESHUA died in your place bearing upon Himself the full fury of GOD'S Wrath against the Terrible Sentence Of Eternal Death On Sinners That Must Be Paid As Decreed By HOLY GOD.

Yes, Our LORD AND SAVIOR YESHUA did all this and accomplished in full to satisfy the Righteous Laws Of Heaven in accordance to the will of HOLY GOD in order to make Full Payment For Sin as required by HOLY GOD that must be paid for the full redemption of your sins and my sins and the sins of all mankind.

Dear Friends, The Holy Bible Is GOD'S WRITTEN WORD That Our Creator GOD Has Given To All Mankind To Read And To Obey And To Follow And Do What GOD Commands Us.

The Holy Bible Teaches That Man Has Sinned Against HOLY GOD. Every Man And Woman Are Born Sinners At Birth. No One Is Exempt.

Sin Carries The Eternal Death Penalty That GOD Has Pronounced On All Sinners And This Sentence Will Be Carried Out In Full By GOD Unless The Sinner Has Obtained GOD'S Forgiveness Before He Or She Dies. This Is Holy Bible Truth.

* Because GOD IS HOLY AND RIGHTEOUS GOD - He Cannot Just Simply Forgive Our Sins. GOD Must Punish Sin In Full Otherwise GOD Will Not Be A Righteous GOD.

* But No Sinner Can Save Himself Or Herself. GOD Knew There Is Only One Way To Rescue Sinners - GOD Himself Must Come Into The World In The Person Of GOD THE SON YESHUA To Die For Sinners. *

Yes, In The Holy Bible GOD Has Revealed Himself To Mankind And Has Shown To Us His Only Eternal Plan Offered To Save Sinners From Perishing And Dying Under Sin's Terrible Eternal Death Penalty.

Do You Know That Man Was Originally Created Holy And Without Sin In The Image Of HOLY GOD? This Was How Mankind Came Into This World.

GOD Made Adam And Eve To Be The First Man And Woman On Earth To Inherit And To Enjoy All The Glory And Beauty Of GOD'S Marvellous Creation. This Is GOD'S Desire And GOD'S Will For Mankind.

* But All Changed When Adam And Eve Went Against GOD'S Specific Command Not To Eat The Fruit From The Tree Of Knowledge Of Good And Evil That GOD Has Solemnly Warned That The Day They Eat Of It They Will Surely Die!

As a tragic result of Adam and Eve deliberately disobeying GOD'S command by their sinning against HOLY GOD - we all became sinners and broke GOD'S Holy Laws that is punishable by death - both Spiritual Death and also Physical Death.

* We as the descendants of Adam and Eve therefore became conceived in sin and fell under sin's terrible death penalty and everyone are then born sinners at birth in the eyes of HOLY GOD. No one is exempt.

This became so tragic for mankind that unless a way is found for sinners to obtain GOD'S Forgiveness for our sins before death strikes, every sinner will perish in Unforgiven Sin Status in Eternity.

HEAVEN will never become our Eternal Home. Instead, we shall all die in our sins and be ultimately destined to be cast away from the Holy Presence of FATHER GOD forever and ever into The Lake Of Fire or Hell.

Precious Friends, Because Pastor loves you and wants to see you in HEAVEN one day - THIS VERY IMPORTANT THOT WILL SHOCK MANY AND YET IT MUST BE TOLD WITH LOVE TO RESCUE PERISHING SOULS. Read on to see why.

* TRUTH HURTS BUT If You Will Listen And Act In Obedient Response To It - TRUTH Will Set Your Soul Free. Question Is: Are You Willing? Do You Believe?

* Many want to goto HEAVEN after they die. Yet they do not know that you cannot gain acceptance for entry into GOD'S HEAVEN in your sinful state! You must know what are the requirements set by HOLY GOD.

* Yes, many who think they are going to HEAVEN are actually Not Going To HEAVEN! This is because they have not read GOD'S Written WORD called THE HOLY BIBLE and do not know the requirements set by GOD that must be satisfied in full.

Yes, unless HOLY GOD forgives your sins and grant you GOD'S Priceless Gift Of Eternal Life In GOD THE SON YESHUA you can never enter into GOD'S HEAVEN.

This is because YESHUA Is GOD'S Only Chosen SAVIOR with All Authority and Power to forgive sin and to save sinners from perishing in Eternity.

Yes, YESHUA in great love and mercy towards us knew that unless He dies in our place to pay the Eternal Death Penalty that sin brings on the sinner, HOLY GOD will not and cannot forgive the souls of sinners.

* YESHUA therefore sacrificially came to Earth and took upon Himself the full fury of GOD'S Wrath against our sins when He willingly laid down His Life to die for the sins of the whole world on the Cross on Calvary some two thousand years ago.

He was buried and when YESHUA arose victoriously from the grave on the third day He Conquered the sting of death and our sins were PAID IN FULL! in the eyes of HOLY GOD.

Without YESHUA no one can enter into HEAVEN! This is Holy Bible Truth and no one is exempt!

Unless a person urgently turns to GOD through GOD THE SON YESHUA to seek forgiveness for their sins and to obtain GOD'S Priceless Gift Of Eternal Life, there will be NO ETERNAL HOPE for the person. This is Holy Bible Truth and GOD does not lie.

* Hear What GOD Has Decreed In Romans 6:23 (NKJV):

For The Wages Of Sin Is Death, But The Gift Of GOD Is ETERNAL LIFE In YESHUA MESSIAH OUR LORD.

* Again Read John 3:16 (NKJV):

For GOD so loved the world that He gave His Only Begotten SON (YESHUA), that whoever Believes in Him should not perish but have Everlasting Life.

* And Again Read What YESHUA said: I AM THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE. NO ONE COMES TO THE FATHER EXCEPT THROUGH ME. John 14:6 (NKJV)

Friends, you have now heard THE GOSPEL MESSAGE OF SALVATION IN YESHUA that faithful servants of GOD have been earnestly preaching to many souls week after week in churches across the world to warn them to settle their sin status with YESHUA so they may be accepted by GOD into His Eternal HEAVENLY HOME.

* Therefore, if you still do not have YESHUA in your life as your SAVIOR and LORD, you Must GET SAVED Now - so that you will not perish in GOD'S Coming Judgment on the human race.

* Act Now! Time Is Of The Essence. GOD says: Today Is Your Day Of Salvation. Now Is The Acceptable Time! Make your peace with GOD Now because there are no second chances once you die in your sins without YESHUA.

Therefore If You Are Still An Unsaved Soul In The Eyes Of GOD - Pastor Exhorts And Urges Every Sinner To Come And Make A Personal Commitment Before YESHUA To Invite Him To Come Into Your Life To Be Your Savior And Lord IN THE NAME OF GOD THE SON YESHUA.

Pastor Has Already Made My Personal Commitment And Urges You To Do So Urgently Too. Don't Wait. GOD Has Already Revealed The Truth To Us And GOD Is No Respector Of Persons. No One Is Exempt.

Pastor Will Now Lead You In Prayer To Genuinely Make Your Personal Commitment To YESHUA As Shown Below:

This is what you need to do:

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(A) MAKE A PERSONAL COMMITMENT TO ACCEPT GOD THE SON YESHUA TO BE YOUR SAVIOR AND YOUR LORD:
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Pastor will now lead you STEP BY STEP In Prayer as you Commit and Repent before GOD. Know that GOD will hear you if you truly mean what you say.

In true sincere heart and spirit before GOD, say these words aloud to GOD in Prayer sentence by sentence after Pastor, with your eyes open:

Dear GOD THE SON YESHUA, I confess I am a sinner before you and I repent of all my sins. Please forgive me of all my sins.

I believe you are the SON OF GOD and you died on the cross and you shed your Holy blood to cleanse away all my sins.

I believe you were buried and you arose from the dead on the third day and is now seated in glory and honor on the right hand of GOD THE FATHER in HEAVEN.

I believe one day you will be returning to Earth as KING OF KINGS And LORD OF LORDS to execute GOD'S Holy Righteous Judgment and to setup your One Thousand Years Millennium Kingdom.

I now receive you GOD THE SON YESHUA into my life to be my SAVIOR and my LORD.

I want to follow and obey you from now on until the day you call me home to HEAVEN.

Upon the Authority of GOD'S WORD - The Holy Bible, I now claim your Free Gift Of Eternal Life. I claim your Promise to write my name in THE BOOK OF LIFE IN HEAVEN.

Thank you GOD THE SON YESHUA for SAVING My Soul. Thank you for giving me ETERNAL LIFE to live with you in HEAVEN forever and ever.

HEAVEN has now become my Eternal Home. I am now a New Creation In CHRIST and has been adopted as a son of GOD into GOD'S KINGDOM whereby I call ABBA FATHER.

Thank you so much YESHUA for saving my Soul for Eternity. Thank you for loving me and giving me Eternal Life.

I pray all this giving you grateful thanks in your Mighty Name, GOD THE SON YESHUA. Amen and Amen.

Halleluyah! If you have in true sincere faith confessed this PRAYER before GOD and you mean what you had confessed, Pastor rejoices to Welcome you into The Family Of CHRIST. YESHUA is now your Savior. GOD bless you. Amen. Pastor Ben Soon.

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(B) WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW THAT YOU HAVE RECEIVED GOD THE SON YESHUA AS YOUR SAVIOR AND LORD.
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2.0 Now that you are a New Believer In YESHUA, you need to receive spiritual food to help you grow and mature in your new life with Him.

Begin by regularly setting aside some time like 10 to 15 minutes each day to read and study the Holy Bible. You need to pray, give thanks to GOD for loving you and to learn more about GOD'S WORD.

You also need to spend time with other Christian Believers who can help, encourage and guide you in your new walk with YESHUA. Attend a church or join a Christian house group as soon as possible so you may have fellowship with one another.

Continue in your faith daily and read GOD'S WORD everyday. If you do not have a good, sound Study Bible, please go and buy one from your local Christian Bookshop or your Church Bookshop if available.

If you cannot find a Christian Bookshop - you can ask your Church Pastor to help you buy one. Pastor recommends a very good Study Bible that you can buy and use to help you grow spiritually: It is called "THE MACARTHUR STUDY BIBLE - NKJV VERSION".

If this is not available, you can use another very good Study Bible called: "THE NKJV STUDY BIBLE".

Take Note: A True Believer In GOD THE SON YESHUA is a New Creation In CHRIST (Christ means SAVIOR). Know that GOD THE FATHER now has supernaturally given you GOD THE HOLY SPIRIT to reside inside you to be your COMFORTER and Help and to guide and teach you GOD'S Truth. You now have the nature of CHRIST in you.

As a True Believer, you will with time grow in your daily walk with YESHUA and you will continue to remain in your faith, to follow and abide in YESHUA until the day GOD calls you HOME to HEAVEN.

With time, your life will also begin to show evidence of a true spiritual transformation showing the fruits of True Conversion that you belong to YESHUA.

Remember, wherever you are, Pastor earnestly encourages you to locate a Bible Believing and Bible Preaching Church that honors YESHUA, that is near to you and ask to speak with the Pastor there.

Let the Pastor know that you have ACCEPTED GOD THE SON YESHUA TO BE YOUR SAVIOR AND LORD and you would like to fellowship with the Church and to learn and grow strong in your new walk with YESHUA. May GOD bless you mightily and keep you safe in His Fold always. Amen.

You can follow me as friend if you would like to be ministered with GOD’S WORD here in our Church on Google+ on a regular basis.

And come often to our Google+ Page so you may fellowship here and receive sound spiritual nourishment for your soul. GOD bless you. Pastor Ben Soon.



NO THANK YOU!
Your emails were , we love the old church of God, but hate the doctrine of no race, and we reject that Jesus had people of all color in His Genealogy
Your emails and letters, were a lot, 1-2,451, 209 Your hate has a great power over you but we will not change the doctrine of the Old church of God of the new Covenant for what you call today’s world, we are out to change the world as you know it, we make the choice to take love and put hate on the run. And this Jesus the Head of this church does have Bathsheba in His Genealogy, there are many jesus in this world go get you one of them, but they have no power to saved you only this Jesus is there at the end. Don’t tell me what you dislike tell Him. I have no power to change the Doctrine, I am only an Elder and less than you in this world.
The doctrine of truth of one People race!!
God loves us all. All humans are descended from Adam and Eve and so all are related and need the salvation offered by the Last Adam, Jesus. LOVE CAME FOR US ALL, AND ALL ARE HIS WHO ,SO , EVER!!

From a biblical perspective, there is one biological race. This is confirmed by scientific studies on the human genome. Biblically and scientifically there is no defense of racism.
We serve the God, of no, us and them. If you have been saved this you can do.
The Jesus who is savior and Head of the Old Church of God of the new covenant He came and did and still teaches that, God cares how we treat each other because we’re all created in His image (Genesis 1:27). He makes no distinction between the inherent value of one race or ethnicity over another.
The new covenant Doctrine returned all the saved all Christian people to what God has said in the beginning, and that is,
God cares about people regardless of their ethnicity, nationality, and social status (Deuteronomy 10:17-19).
"God does not show favoritism but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right" (Acts 10:34-35). Anyone who come to His choice as savior.
"We were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink” (1 Corinthians 12:13). This is not saying that God says it is okay to have slaves, He is saying salvation to all.
"If you show favoritism, you sin and are convicted by the law as lawbreakers” (James 2:9).
The old church of God doctrine of the age to come and the saved that Jesus saved!
If you live in the next life you will have to let go of hate, and race,because all will be there .
About the age to come, we see a heavenly picture: “a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb” (Revelation 7:9-10).
Just because you hate others do not. How to stop the hate ? Come and receive the whosoever Gift from God to the world. Jesus is there you need no pastor to receive it, and no other can give it to you. JESUS IS THE WAY!!
Jesus removes hostility and introduces harmony (Ephesians 2:14-18).
God isn’t about separation, but inclusion and unity. Jesus made it possible for anyone to be included in the people and promises of God (Galatians 3:28).
One People the Human Race, this is just one of the proofs of the saved . when we receive Jesus we can;t keep the hate.
The term race is often used to classify people based almost solely on physical characteristics. According to evolutionary ideas, these so-called races descended from different ancestors separated by location and time. However, the old church of God of the new covenant has always had the doctrine one people with many colors, the so called , race but one people, based on biblical history, the term race as this world calls it , must be incorrect. We are all one race (“one blood” in Acts 17:26), the human race. The very made of God.
All people of the earth descended from Noah’s descendants, who scattered from Babel. “From [Babel] the Lord scattered them abroad over the face of all the earth.” Genesis 11:9


The old church of God doctrine of
Interracial Marriage
A significant number of Christians would claim that such “interracial” marriages directly violate God’s principles in the Bible and should not be allowed. Does the Word of God really condemn the marriages mentioned above? Is there ultimately any such thing as interracial marriage?
No God does not condemn this , David with bathsheba, Noah before the ark there was one man made Adam, and one woman Eve. where is your war now?
Where is your hate their blood is your blood, we have that Son of God named Jesus who came into this so called mixed race.

Now when God called for those in the priesthood to not marry other people it was because of fake god's not because they were some other race we see Moses with His wife of what you are calling a different race.
Thankfully today we have the scientists who can help with this misunderstanding!

SCIENTISTS TODAY ADMIT THAT, BIOLOGICALLY, THERE REALLY IS ONLY ONE RACE OF HUMANS.
So did Job He saw all humans as one. Human wars and the want for money makes slaves not God Job says--

Job recognized that all were equal before God, and all should be treated as image-bearers of the Creator.
If I have despised the cause of my male or female servant when they complained against me, what then shall I do when God rises up? When He punishes, how shall I answer Him? Did not He who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same One fashion us in the womb? (Job 31:13–15)

Who are you, but blood of all blood, The Doctrine of the Old Church of God of the New Covenant on slaves who were forced into slavery 1: it is and was a sin.

Forced enslavement of another human being goes against the biblical teaching that all humans were created in the image of God and are of equal standing before Him (Galatians 3:28; Colossians 3:11).



Until next time Elder ::::Jesus is alive!!

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***The Attitude of the Apostle Paul***


(Zac Poonen )


In Philippians, chapter 3, Paul describes the attitude of mind that must be ours if we are to attain to God's full purpose. Forgetting the things that are behind, he tells us, he keeps looking ahead to the things that lie before. In spite of every temptation to do so, he refuses to look back. In Acts 20:23,24, he says that he was unmoved by the knowledge that persecutions awaited him. No fear of them could shake his determination to press forward to God's goal. Again, in Acts 26:19 he testified before King Agrippa that he had not disobeyed the heavenly vision received from the Lord nearly thirty years before. And in his very last letter he could claim to have fought the good fight and finished his course (2 Tim. 4:7). Here is a man who had doggedly pursued the pathway of God's purpose right up to his very last day. Despite countless inducements to give up and turn aside, despite fierce persecutions, despite slander and calumny, and all the rest, he held faithfully to his course, his eyes fixed on the goal. Blessed shall we be if at the end of our lives, we can have such a testimony.

“The man after God's own heart is the one who desires to fulfill all His will"
How often we are tempted to look back! The failures of the past have a way of discouraging us, and when that happens, sure enough the Devil arrives to whisper in our ears the lie that God has no more use for us. It has always been a great encouragement to me that it was said even of an ass that the Lord had need of it (Matt. 21:2,3). If the Lord Jesus needed an ass to fulfill His Messianic programme, and if God could even on one occasion speak through an ass (Num. 22:28), then there is hope for every one of us. For whatever was written in the former days, and even therefore the story of Balaam's ass, was written for our encouragement (Rom. 15:4). You may feel yourself to be as stupid as an ass, and you may make ten thousand mistakes; yet your Lord has need of you, and when He so chooses He can even speak through you.
The same Bible that tells us not to worry about tomorrow tells us with equal urgency not to look back over the past. We need to finish with all our yesterdays and to face today and the future trusting in the Lord. If tomorrow you fail, do not let that cast you into despair. Go and confess your failure to the Lord and have your sin cleansed in His blood. Then press on again. And if you fail once more, go and do the same thing yet again. Never abandon yourself to despair. Resolutely refuse the futile backward look of regret over the past, for there is only loss in crying over spilt milk. But refuse also to look back in pride that destroys the soul. So if God uses you in some wonderful way tomorrow, seek grace to forget that as well. Do not indulge in self-congratulation. Press on. Discouragement on the one hand and pride on the other are equally means that Satan uses to stay us on our course and rob us of our effectiveness.

We are told in Ephesians 5:15,16 that, if we would walk wisely in these evil days, we must constantly redeem the time. That means that we are to buy up every opportunity that comes our way and turn it to the glory of the Lord (1 Cor. 15:58). Each of us has only one brief life, and every day of that life should be made to count for God. But that will only happen as we persistently look ahead to Him. No matter how heavy the odds that we are called upon to face, let us maintain this attitude of mind. But let us also refuse to look aside at other believers and compare our lot or measure our successes against theirs, for that too can lead to discouragement or to pride (cf. John 21:20-22; 2 Cor. 10:12). We are to look straight ahead and in no other direction (Prov. 4:25).

Even before his conversion the apostle Paul was whole-hearted about his religion (Acts 22:3,4). His was no feeble, faint-hearted faith such as we see too often today. When he was converted, he was equally wholehearted in his devotion to Christ. The only difference was that now he had set his mind on things above and not on things on the earth. Our risen Lord Jesus tells us clearly that He has absolutely no appreciation for lukewarmness (Rev. 3:16). God seeks utterness in His people, for only people utterly committed to Him can fulfill His purpose on earth. If many of us were as half-hearted in our studies as we are in our Christianity, we would never even have passed the elementary school grade. Or again, if a man were as half-hearted in his job as many believers are in the service of God, he would have been sacked long ago. Wholeheartedness is plentiful in the mundane activities of many Christians, but alas, how seldom is it found in their religious activities! We are told that when king Hezekiah worked with all his heart, he prospered (2 Chron. 31:21). But the day came when, forgetting "the things that are before," he relaxed. That day he tragically failed the Lord.

By word and example Jesus urged those who would follow Him to keep their eyes on the goal. He warned one would-be follower that any man who had put his hand to the plough and then looked back was unfit for the kingdom of God (Luke 9:62). Jesus Himself "steadfastly set His face" to go in the direction indicated by His Father (verse 51). "I must be about my Father's business" was His unceasing attitude, and he desired no followers who were unwilling to look in the same direction and walk the same road. The disciple of Jesus Christ must have only one aim in life, namely, to do God's will and thus to glorify Him. Everything in life - money, position, marriage, employment and all the rest - must be made to serve this one end. All must be relaxed to the purpose of God. It is only when we adopt such an attitude of mind that we can claim the promise in Romans 8:28 for ourselves. For it is only to those who love God and who are aligned to His purpose that all things work together for good.

We do well also to remember that in eternity it is those who have done the will of God on earth whose works abide for ever (1 John 2:17). All else will be destroyed. So let doing God's will be our one aim. As it was for Jesus, let it be our very meat and drink (John 4:34). The man after God's own heart is the one who desires to fulfill all His will. Only such a one can effectively serve his generation in God's eyes (Acts 13:22,36). God is seeking for such men and women in the world today.



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# Wow! COME AND HEAR THE BIBLE TRUTH TEACHING ON THE COMING NEW WORLD ORDER THAT WILL IMPACT THE WHOLE WORLD #

* Please Help Share To Many Others For Our Savior YESHUA.

* Friends, The Times Of Ignorance Is Now Over. GOD Has Already Given To Us the Holy Bible. In Its Sacred Pages Are Found Great Mysteries Of GOD Concerning The Past, The Present And The Future Of The Entire Human Race.

* GOD Has Through The Eyes And Mind Of Specially Chosen And Gifted Pastors And Bible Teachers Unveiled Unto Us Of What Is Soon To Come Concerning The Entire Human Race On Planet Earth.

Please Make Time To Watch This Sermon To The End As It Has Major Significance And Impact On The Whole World. You Really Needs To Know.

Come And Watch: THE BIBLE TRUTH TEACHING ON THE NEW WORLD ORDER THAT WILL IMPACT EVERY PERSON IN THIS SIN FALLEN WORLD - A VERY POWERFUL UNVEILING OF GOD'S WORD.

A SERMON EVERY CHRISTIAN WHO LOVES YESHUA MESSIAH NEEDS TO WATCH. Preached By Pastor John Hagee.
https://youtu.be/H_vn7BFh5s8

Until We Next Meet Again - Stay Steadfast In Your Faith. Be Ready. KING YESHUA IS RETURNING SOON. Make Very Sure You Have Obtained GOD'S Forgiveness For Your Sins And Your Name Is Found Written In THE BOOK OF LIFE In HEAVEN.
Amen And Amen. Pastor Ben Soon.

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# Secondly, Friends, What About You? Have You Found YESHUA in Your Life Yet? Are You Safe In The Arms Of GOD? Is YESHUA Your Savior? Will Heaven Be Your Eternal Home? Is HOLY SPIRIT Your Comforter? If Not - Would You Want To? #

Praise GOD! There Is GOOD NEWS To All Today! You Can Have All These When GOD Forgives Your Sins And GOD Gives You The Gift Of Eternal Life In GOD THE SON YESHUA.

* But You Need To Hear GOD'S GOSPEL MESSAGE OF SALVATION IN YESHUA To Find Out What Is Required Of You In Order To Obtain GOD'S Forgiveness For Your Sins And To Receive GOD'S Priceless Gift Of Eternal Life In YESHUA.

* Yes Friends, Today There Is GOOD NEWS FOR ALL STILL. HEAVEN Can Become Your Eternal Home - Provided You Turn And Submit Your Life To THE TRUE GOD Through GOD THE SON YESHUA By Accepting YESHUA To Be Your SAVIOR AND LORD. Read On To See How.

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FRIENDS, HAS ANYONE SHARED WITH YOU GOD'S GOSPEL GOOD NEWS MESSAGE OF SALVATION IN GOD THE SON YESHUA? If Not - Pastor Will Share It With You Now. Please Read On.
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* Please Open Your Heart To Listen To What GOD Wants You To Know Because It Concerns Where Your Soul Will Ultimately Spend Eternity After You Leave This World.

Friends, have you had an encounter with GOD yet? Has anyone told you about GOD THE SON YESHUA and how much YESHUA loves you and how with great mercy and compassion towards you - YESHUA willingly suffered and laid down His Holy And Sinless Life to die in your place in order to save your soul from perishing in sin?

Yes, YESHUA died in your place bearing upon Himself the full fury of GOD'S Wrath against the Terrible Sentence Of Eternal Death On Sinners That Must Be Paid As Decreed By HOLY GOD.

Yes, Our LORD AND SAVIOR YESHUA did all this and accomplished in full to satisfy the Righteous Laws Of Heaven in accordance to the will of HOLY GOD in order to make Full Payment For Sin as required by HOLY GOD that must be paid for the full redemption of your sins and my sins and the sins of all mankind.

Dear Friends, The Holy Bible Is GOD'S WRITTEN WORD That Our Creator GOD Has Given To All Mankind To Read And To Obey And To Follow And Do What GOD Commands Us.

The Holy Bible Teaches That Man Has Sinned Against HOLY GOD. Every Man And Woman Are Born Sinners At Birth. No One Is Exempt.

Sin Carries The Eternal Death Penalty That GOD Has Pronounced On All Sinners And This Sentence Will Be Carried Out In Full By GOD Unless The Sinner Has Obtained GOD'S Forgiveness Before He Or She Dies. This Is Holy Bible Truth.

* Because GOD IS HOLY AND RIGHTEOUS GOD - He Cannot Just Simply Forgive Our Sins. GOD Must Punish Sin In Full Otherwise GOD Will Not Be A Righteous GOD.

* But No Sinner Can Save Himself Or Herself. GOD Knew There Is Only One Way To Rescue Sinners - GOD Himself Must Come Into The World In The Person Of GOD THE SON YESHUA To Die For Sinners. *

Yes, In The Holy Bible GOD Has Revealed Himself To Mankind And Has Shown To Us His Only Eternal Plan Offered To Save Sinners From Perishing And Dying Under Sin's Terrible Eternal Death Penalty.

Do You Know That Man Was Originally Created Holy And Without Sin In The Image Of HOLY GOD? This Was How Mankind Came Into This World.

GOD Made Adam And Eve To Be The First Man And Woman On Earth To Inherit And To Enjoy All The Glory And Beauty Of GOD'S Marvellous Creation. This Is GOD'S Desire And GOD'S Will For Mankind.

* But All Changed When Adam And Eve Went Against GOD'S Specific Command Not To Eat The Fruit From The Tree Of Knowledge Of Good And Evil That GOD Has Solemnly Warned That The Day They Eat Of It They Will Surely Die!

As a tragic result of Adam and Eve deliberately disobeying GOD'S command by their sinning against HOLY GOD - we all became sinners and broke GOD'S Holy Laws that is punishable by death - both Spiritual Death and also Physical Death.

* We as the descendants of Adam and Eve therefore became conceived in sin and fell under sin's terrible death penalty and everyone are then born sinners at birth in the eyes of HOLY GOD. No one is exempt.

This became so tragic for mankind that unless a way is found for sinners to obtain GOD'S Forgiveness for our sins before death strikes, every sinner will perish in Unforgiven Sin Status in Eternity.

HEAVEN will never become our Eternal Home. Instead, we shall all die in our sins and be ultimately destined to be cast away from the Holy Presence of FATHER GOD forever and ever into The Lake Of Fire or Hell.

Precious Friends, Because Pastor loves you and wants to see you in HEAVEN one day - THIS VERY IMPORTANT THOT WILL SHOCK MANY AND YET IT MUST BE TOLD WITH LOVE TO RESCUE PERISHING SOULS. Read on to see why.

* TRUTH HURTS BUT If You Will Listen And Act In Obedient Response To It - TRUTH Will Set Your Soul Free. Question Is: Are You Willing? Do You Believe?

* Many want to goto HEAVEN after they die. Yet they do not know that you cannot gain acceptance for entry into GOD'S HEAVEN in your sinful state! You must know what are the requirements set by HOLY GOD.

* Yes, many who think they are going to HEAVEN are actually Not Going To HEAVEN! This is because they have not read GOD'S Written WORD called THE HOLY BIBLE and do not know the requirements set by GOD that must be satisfied in full.

Yes, unless HOLY GOD forgives your sins and grant you GOD'S Priceless Gift Of Eternal Life In GOD THE SON YESHUA you can never enter into GOD'S HEAVEN.

This is because YESHUA Is GOD'S Only Chosen SAVIOR with All Authority and Power to forgive sin and to save sinners from perishing in Eternity.

Yes, YESHUA in great love and mercy towards us knew that unless He dies in our place to pay the Eternal Death Penalty that sin brings on the sinner, HOLY GOD will not and cannot forgive the souls of sinners.

* YESHUA therefore sacrificially came to Earth and took upon Himself the full fury of GOD'S Wrath against our sins when He willingly laid down His Life to die for the sins of the whole world on the Cross on Calvary some two thousand years ago.

He was buried and when YESHUA arose victoriously from the grave on the third day He Conquered the sting of death and our sins were PAID IN FULL! in the eyes of HOLY GOD.

Without YESHUA no one can enter into HEAVEN! This is Holy Bible Truth and no one is exempt!

Unless a person urgently turns to GOD through GOD THE SON YESHUA to seek forgiveness for their sins and to obtain GOD'S Priceless Gift Of Eternal Life, there will be NO ETERNAL HOPE for the person. This is Holy Bible Truth and GOD does not lie.

* Hear What GOD Has Decreed In Romans 6:23 (NKJV):

For The Wages Of Sin Is Death, But The Gift Of GOD Is ETERNAL LIFE In YESHUA MESSIAH OUR LORD.

* Again Read John 3:16 (NKJV):

For GOD so loved the world that He gave His Only Begotten SON (YESHUA), that whoever Believes in Him should not perish but have Everlasting Life.

* And Again Read What YESHUA said: I AM THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE. NO ONE COMES TO THE FATHER EXCEPT THROUGH ME. John 14:6 (NKJV)

Friends, you have now heard THE GOSPEL MESSAGE OF SALVATION IN YESHUA that faithful servants of GOD have been earnestly preaching to many souls week after week in churches across the world to warn them to settle their sin status with YESHUA so they may be accepted by GOD into His Eternal HEAVENLY HOME.

* Therefore, if you still do not have YESHUA in your life as your SAVIOR and LORD, you Must GET SAVED Now - so that you will not perish in GOD'S Coming Judgment on the human race.

* Act Now! Time Is Of The Essence. GOD says: Today Is Your Day Of Salvation. Now Is The Acceptable Time! Make your peace with GOD Now because there are no second chances once you die in your sins without YESHUA.

Therefore If You Are Still An Unsaved Soul In The Eyes Of GOD - Pastor Exhorts And Urges Every Sinner To Come And Make A Personal Commitment Before YESHUA To Invite Him To Come Into Your Life To Be Your Savior And Lord IN THE NAME OF GOD THE SON YESHUA.

Pastor Has Already Made My Personal Commitment And Urges You To Do So Urgently Too. Don't Wait. GOD Has Already Revealed The Truth To Us And GOD Is No Respector Of Persons. No One Is Exempt.

Pastor Will Now Lead You In Prayer To Genuinely Make Your Personal Commitment To YESHUA As Shown Below:

This is what you need to do:

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(A) MAKE A PERSONAL COMMITMENT TO ACCEPT GOD THE SON YESHUA TO BE YOUR SAVIOR AND YOUR LORD:
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Pastor will now lead you STEP BY STEP In Prayer as you Commit and Repent before GOD. Know that GOD will hear you if you truly mean what you say.

In true sincere heart and spirit before GOD, say these words aloud to GOD in Prayer sentence by sentence after Pastor, with your eyes open:

Dear GOD THE SON YESHUA, I confess I am a sinner before you and I repent of all my sins. Please forgive me of all my sins.

I believe you are the SON OF GOD and you died on the cross and you shed your Holy blood to cleanse away all my sins.

I believe you were buried and you arose from the dead on the third day and is now seated in glory and honor on the right hand of GOD THE FATHER in HEAVEN.

I believe one day you will be returning to Earth as KING OF KINGS And LORD OF LORDS to execute GOD'S Holy Righteous Judgment and to setup your One Thousand Years Millennium Kingdom.

I now receive you GOD THE SON YESHUA into my life to be my SAVIOR and my LORD.

I want to follow and obey you from now on until the day you call me home to HEAVEN.

Upon the Authority of GOD'S WORD - The Holy Bible, I now claim your Free Gift Of Eternal Life. I claim your Promise to write my name in THE BOOK OF LIFE IN HEAVEN.

Thank you GOD THE SON YESHUA for SAVING My Soul. Thank you for giving me ETERNAL LIFE to live with you in HEAVEN forever and ever.

HEAVEN has now become my Eternal Home. I am now a New Creation In CHRIST and has been adopted as a son of GOD into GOD'S KINGDOM whereby I call ABBA FATHER.

Thank you so much YESHUA for saving my Soul for Eternity. Thank you for loving me and giving me Eternal Life.

I pray all this giving you grateful thanks in your Mighty Name, GOD THE SON YESHUA. Amen and Amen.

Halleluyah! If you have in true sincere faith confessed this PRAYER before GOD and you mean what you had confessed, Pastor rejoices to Welcome you into The Family Of CHRIST. YESHUA is now your Savior. GOD bless you. Amen. Pastor Ben Soon.

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(B) WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW THAT YOU HAVE RECEIVED GOD THE SON YESHUA AS YOUR SAVIOR AND LORD.
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2.0 Now that you are a New Believer In YESHUA, you need to receive spiritual food to help you grow and mature in your new life with Him.

Begin by regularly setting aside some time like 10 to 15 minutes each day to read and study the Holy Bible. You need to pray, give thanks to GOD for loving you and to learn more about GOD'S WORD.

You also need to spend time with other Christian Believers who can help, encourage and guide you in your new walk with YESHUA. Attend a church or join a Christian house group as soon as possible so you may have fellowship with one another.

Continue in your faith daily and read GOD'S WORD everyday. If you do not have a good, sound Study Bible, please go and buy one from your local Christian Bookshop or your Church Bookshop if available.

If you cannot find a Christian Bookshop - you can ask your Church Pastor to help you buy one. Pastor recommends a very good Study Bible that you can buy and use to help you grow spiritually: It is called "THE MACARTHUR STUDY BIBLE - NKJV VERSION".

If this is not available, you can use another very good Study Bible called: "THE NKJV STUDY BIBLE".

Take Note: A True Believer In GOD THE SON YESHUA is a New Creation In CHRIST (Christ means SAVIOR). Know that GOD THE FATHER now has supernaturally given you GOD THE HOLY SPIRIT to reside inside you to be your COMFORTER and Help and to guide and teach you GOD'S Truth. You now have the nature of CHRIST in you.

As a True Believer, you will with time grow in your daily walk with YESHUA and you will continue to remain in your faith, to follow and abide in YESHUA until the day GOD calls you HOME to HEAVEN.

With time, your life will also begin to show evidence of a true spiritual transformation showing the fruits of True Conversion that you belong to YESHUA.

Remember, wherever you are, Pastor earnestly encourages you to locate a Bible Believing and Bible Preaching Church that honors YESHUA, that is near to you and ask to speak with the Pastor there.

Let the Pastor know that you have ACCEPTED GOD THE SON YESHUA TO BE YOUR SAVIOR AND LORD and you would like to fellowship with the Church and to learn and grow strong in your new walk with YESHUA. May GOD bless you mightily and keep you safe in His Fold always. Amen.

You can follow me as friend if you would like to be ministered with GOD’S WORD here in our Church on Google+ on a regular basis.

And come often to our Google+ Page so you may fellowship here and receive sound spiritual nourishment for your soul. GOD bless you. Pastor Ben Soon.

What is the book of life?

In the Old Testament there are two passages that refer to the book of life, and are the following:

Exodus 32:32-33: "Now if You would only forgive their sin. But if not, please erase me from the book You have written.” The LORD replied to Moses: “I will erase whoever has sinned against Me from My book."

Psalms 69:28, which says: "Let them be erased from the book of life and not be recorded with the righteous."

Those of the New Testament are the following:

Philippians 4:3: "Yes, I also ask you, true partner, to help these women who have contended for the gospel at my side, along with Clement and the rest of my coworkers whose names are in the book of life."

Revelation 3:5: "In the same way, the victor will be dressed in white clothes, and I will never erase his name from the book of life but will acknowledge his name before My Father and before His angels."

Revelation 13:8: "All those who live on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name was not written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slaughtered."

Revelation 17:8: "The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to come up from the abyss and go to destruction. Those who live on the earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world will be astonished when they see the beast that was, and is not, and will be present again."

Revelation 20:12: "I also saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life, and the dead were judged according to their works by what was written in the books."

Revelation 20:15: "And anyone not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire."

Revelation 21:27: "Nothing profane will ever enter it: no one who does what is vile or false, but only those written in the Lamb’s book of life."

The book of life is a symbolic book in which, from the foundation of the world, there are symbolically written the people who will inherit eternal life. Some verses speak of people who are erased from the book and others say - as explained above - that in the book of life there are written only the elect who will inherit eternal life. How is it possible that some people are erased if in the book of life there are written (from the foundation of the world) only the people who will inherit eternal life? This apparent contradiction is solved through the following explanation: if people are erased from the book of life one or more times and do not inherit eternal life (not elect), it implies that they had never been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world. Whereas if some people are erased from the book of life one or more times and will inherit eternal life (elect), it implies that they are rewritten in the book of life one or more times, and when they died, they were written in the book of life. If in the moment they died they were written in the book of life, it implies that they were in the way of salvation.

With regard to a person, there are four possibilities:

1. A person who goes in the way of salvation for the first time and never goes astray throughout his life until his death; therefore never symbolically erased from the book of life. This is an elect person who has been symbolically written in the book of life from the foundation of the world.

2. A person who goes astray one or more times throughout his life until his death; therefore symbolically erased from the book of life one or more times. The moment he dies, he is in the way of salvation. This is an elect person who has been symbolically written in the book of life from the foundation of the world.

3. A person who goes astray one or more times throughout his life until his death; therefore symbolically erased from the book of life one or more times. The moment he dies, he is on the way that leads to destruction. This is a non-elect person who has not been symbolically written in the book of life from the foundation of the world.

4. A person who has never been in the way of salvation throughout his life until his death; so he has never symbolically written and has never symbolically erased from the book of life. This is a non-elect person who has not been symbolically written in the book of life from the foundation of the world.

What does it mean that Jesus is the mediator between God and men?

A mediator is one who mediates, that is, one who acts as an intermediary to work with opposing sides in order to bring about an agreement. There is only one mediator between mankind and God, and that is Jesus Christ. In this article we’ll clarify this concept.

God has a dispute with man because of sin. Sin is described in the Bible as transgression of the law (1 John 3:4). All human beings are sinners. The penalty for sin is death (Romans 6:23).
Man is not justified by the works of the law but through faith in Christ Jesus (Galatians 2:16). “For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus” (1 Timothy 2:5). He mediates for us, much as a defense attorney mediates for his client, telling the judge, “Your honor, my client is innocent of all charges against him.” That is true for the just too. Some day the just will "face" God, but they will do so as totally forgiven sinners because of Jesus’ death on their behalf. The “defense attorney” took the penalty for them. Jesus is our advocate with the Father (1 John 2:1).

Hebrews 9:15: “For this reason Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance—now that He has died as a ransom to set them free from the sins committed under the first covenant."

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God (2 Corinthians 5:21).

It is because of Jesus Christ the mediator that the just are able to stand before God clothed in the righteousness of Christ himself. His mediation is the only means of salvation.

What does it mean that the Word became flesh in John 1:14?

The “Word" (Logos) in John 1 is referring to Jesus. The expression "the Word became flesh" denotes the fact that Jesus (the second person of the Trinity) became a human being. Jesus is the “message of God” that God wants to communicate to man. The first chapter of John gives us a glimpse inside the Father/Son relationship before Jesus became a human being. He was in the beginning with God (John 1:1-2). All things were made through him (John 1:3). The Word (Jesus) is the full embodiment of all that is God (Colossians 1:19; Colossians 2:9; John 14:9). So the message of God (the Word) became an human being and came to dwell among us (Matthew 1:23; Romans 8:3; Philippians 2:5–11). The Bible uses the concept of “word” to communicate the fact that Jesus is the self-expression of God to the world.

Jesus told a parable in Luke 20:9–16 to explain one of the reasons why the Word became flesh: “And he began to tell the people this parable: “Then he began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard, leased it to tenant farmers, and went on a journey for a long time. When harvest time came, he sent a slave to the tenants so that they would give him his portion of the crop. However, the tenants beat his slave and sent him away empty-handed. So he sent another slave. They beat this one too, treated him outrageously, and sent him away empty-handed. So he sent still a third. They even wounded this one, and threw him out. Then the owner of the vineyard said, ‘What should I do? I will send my one dear son; perhaps they will respect him.’ But when the tenants saw him, they said to one another, ‘This is the heir; let’s kill him so the inheritance will be ours!’ So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. What then will the owner of the vineyard do to them? He will come and destroy those tenants and give the vineyard to others.” When the people heard this, they said, “May this never happen!”

In this parable, Jesus was reminding the Jewish leaders that they had rejected the prophets and were now rejecting the Son of God. The Logos, the word of God, was now going to be offered to everyone, not just the Jews (Ephesians 2:11-13; Ephesians 3:1-8). Since the Word became flesh, we do not have high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses.

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# Wow! Halleluyah! A FOUR PART BIBLE STUDY ON THE BOOK OF JOEL – 3 OF 3. Taught By Bible Teacher And Pastor Dr John Vernon McGee #

* Please Help Share Widely With Others Wherever You Are – So We Will Equip Many With THE LIVING WORD OF GOD.

Precious Friends, Today We Move Excitingly Into The Final Third Chapter Bible Exposition On The Book Of JOEL.

May You In Simplicity Like A Child – Please Ask HOLY SPIRIT To Soften Your Heart, To Open Your Spiritual Eyes And To Give Clarity To Your Ears To Listen To The Precious Word From Our Lord.

Yes! Draw Richly Into The Holy Bible Scriptures . They Are So Precious. May You Continue To Grow And Mature In The Things Of The Lord. Amen.

Praise GOD! Pastor Has Truly Been Exceedingly Blessed By GOD In Preparing This Sharing Of GOD’S LIVING WORD With You All. Pray You Will Be Strengthened Spiritually And Be Wonderfully Blessed Reading It Too.

Please Come And Watch: A SOLID BIBLE EXPOSITION ON JOEL – 3 of 3
Clear, Spirit-Filled Bible Teaching By Bible Teacher And Pastor Dr John Vernon McGee
https://youtu.be/U1L0rv3AaiA

Until We Next Meet Again – May GOD Bless You Mightily. Shalom Shalom In Yeshua’s Mighty Name. Amen. Pastor Ben Soon.

# Here Is A Write-Up To Help You Gain A Deeper Understanding Of Today’s Bible Exposition On JOEL – 3 of 3. #

# JUDGMENT ON ISRAEL'S ENEMY NATIONS 3:1-17 #

God's judgment on unbelievers would accompany the spiritual renewal and deliverance of His own in the future day of the Lord. As God promised to wipe out the locusts for despoiling Judah, now He promised to do the same to the nations that had despoiled Judah (cf. Zeph. 3:8; Ezek. 38-39; Matt. 25:31-46).

"Like a photographer, Joel has used a wide-angle lens for the overall picture in 2:30-32. Then he zooms in for a close look at the Day of the Lord, with its mixture of judgment and grace, in chapter three."

"No prophet of the Old Testament has a more important revelation of the end times than the one now before us in the third chapter."

# 1. The Announcement Of Judgment 3:1-8 #

3:1-3 When God would "restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem" in that future day (cf. Deut. 30:3), He would gather the other nations to "the Valley Of Jehoshaphat" (lit. "Yahweh judges").

If this is a geographical location, this is the only passage in Scripture that names the site of this judgment (cf. Zech. 14:3-5). Its exact location is debatable, since no valley by this name appears elsewhere in Scripture (cf. vv. 12, 14).

Many interpreters believe it is the Valley Of Megiddo, just north and east of the Mt. Carmel range. Others believe that it must be a site near Jerusalem.

Another view, which seems preferable to me, is that Joel was referring, in a more general sense, to the place where God will judge the nations. That is, the name is symbolic. In this case, "the Valley Of Jehoshaphat" would mean the place where Yahweh judges, without reference to a specific geographical site.

The following clause ("Then will I enter into judgment with them there") seems to support this view. Valleys were often preferred locations for battles in biblical times, so "valley" is an appropriate word to use to describe the place where God will judge (defeat) Israel's enemies.

Later, Joel referred to this place as the "Valley Of Decision" (v. 14). There, God would judge the nations for scattering His covenant people, His inheritance, and for dividing up His land (cf. Lam. 5:2).

They had thought so little of the Hebrews that they gambled for them. They had valued them no higher than the price of a prostitute or the cost of a drink.

3:4 The Lord addressed the Phoenicians and Philistines directly. They had no special relationship to Yahweh, as Israel did, and they had not been just in dealing with the Israelites. The Lord promised to repay them for their sins.

Probably these nations are representative of all of Israel's enemies, since God later said that He would judge "all" of them (v. 12).

3:5-6 Specifically, these Gentile nations had robbed God and had sold the children of His chosen people as slaves to the Greeks. These nations had stolen from the Israelites. Amos also referred to the Phoenician and Philistine slave trade (Amos 1:6, 9; cf. Ezek. 27:13, 19).

3:7-8 To pay back these nations, the Lord said He would revive the Israelites in the remote places to which they had been sold. The Israelites would grow strong there and would sell the descendants of these Phoenicians and Philistines to the Sabeans (cf. Ezek. 27:22-23).

Thus He would pay them back in kind, which is His customary method of retribution (Gal. 6:7). This may have been fulfilled in the fourth century B.C., or the fulfillment may still be future.

Allen saw Antiochus III's enslavement of the people of Sidon, in 345 B.C., and Alexander the Great's enslavement of the citizens of Tyre and Gaza, in 332 B.C., as a partial fulfillment, assuming Jews were involved in these transactions.

Probably the fulfillment lies in the future, specifically toward the end of The Tribulation, since this whole section of Joel deals with what God will do in that "day of the Lord."

Again, Phoenicia and Philistia probably represent all the enemies of Israel (cf. Isa. 25:10-12; Obad.), over whom Israel will eventually gain ascendancy.

# 2. The description of judgment 3:9-17 #

This pericope contains a call to the nations to prepare for war (vv. 9-11), a statement by the Lord (vv. 12-13), and a description of the battle site (vv. 14-16).

3:9-11 The Lord issued a call to war. The nations will evidently believe that God is calling them to do battle, but, ironically, it is really to hear His sentence of judgment against them.

The nations should prepare for a great battle by beating their plowshares into swords and their pruning hooks into spears. At a later time, in the Millennium, they would do the reverse because Messiah will end war (cf. Isa. 2:4; Mic. 4:3).

The weak should "psych" themselves up in preparation. "In the coming great war of judgment, even the weakling . . . will have to declare himself a soldier . . . This synecdochic formulation is a way of saying that all the enemy population will be judged."

The nations should hurry and assemble (cf. Zech. 12:9). Joel also called on Yahweh to bring down His mighty army of angelic warriors to engage the enemy of His people (cf. Deut. 33:2-3; 2 Kings 6:17; Ps. 68:17; 103:19-20; Zech. 14:5).

"But, when the nations were assembled in the valley, fully equipped for battle, they would receive a shock; they would find there the Judge of all the nations, and in their hands they would be holding the incriminating evidence of their own history of violence."

3:12-13 The Lord urged the nations to rouse themselves and to assemble in the Valley Of Jehoshaphat (cf. v. 2) because it was there that He would sit in judgment on them.

He compared this judgment to harvesting grain with a sickle and to treading grapes in a vat (cf. Isa. 17:5; 63:1-6; Rev 14:14-20).

As grapes squirt juice when trodden, so the nations will give up the wickedness with which they have been full (cf. 2:24).

This scene of divine warfare corresponds to the Battle Of Armageddon at the end of The Tribulation (cf. Rev. 14:14-20; 16:16; 19:11-21).

The judgment of the nations following Christ's Second Coming (Matt. 25:31-46) will not involve warfare.

3:14-16 The prophet viewed many multitudes in the valley, which he now referred to as "the Valley Of Decision". This is because there God will make a decision concerning their fate.

Like the reference to "The Valley Of Jehoshaphat" (v.2), "The Valley Of Decision" involves word play in Hebrew.

The Hebrew word harus ("decision") sounds like haras, which means "to render judgment" or "moat" (cf. Dan. 9:25).

"Many preachers have appealed to verse 14 for an evangelistic thrust; their audiences are addressed as 'multitudes in the Valley of Decision' who must decide their fate.

There is a problem with that use of this passage: in Joel the hordes do not gather to make a decision, but to hear one; they will not be deciding their fate, for God has already decreed it. The time for decisions is now past."

This day of the Lord was near from his perspective, which for the prophets was often deceiving due to their limited foreshortened view of the future.

Joel saw the celestial phenomena again that signaled doom (cf. 2:10, 31). Lion-like, Yahweh roared in majesty from Zion announcing His attack on the nations, and everything trembled before Him (cf. 2:10-11; Rev. 16:16, 18).

For His own people, however, He proved to be a refuge and a stronghold. "The ancient hearer/speaker would not tend to think because of this language that the night would be unusually dark, too, but would see the whole verse [i.e., v. 15] as stressing the total darkness of the fateful day. On such darkness as curse fulfillment, see Deut 28:29."

3:17 Yahweh's victory will demonstrate to His people that He is indeed Israel's covenant God, and that His special place of abode is Mt. Zion (cf. 2:27). After this battle, Jerusalem will truly be the holy city, set apart entirely for God's people and no longer defiled by pagan invaders.

# C. ISRAEL'S ULTIMATE RESTORATION 3:18-21 #

3:18 Joel continued describing the future day of the Lord, but now he passed from the judgments of the Tribulation to the blessings of the Millennium.

"The mountains" of Israel would be so full of grapevines that they could be beautifully described as dripping "with sweet wine."

There will be so many milk-yielding animals feeding on the luxuriant hills, that "the hills" could be said to flow "with milk."

Instead of the wadis that have water in them only a few days each year, "all . . . the streams of Judah" would "flow with" abundant, life-giving "water."

All these descriptions recall conditions in paradise (cf. 1:5, 18, 20). A spring will flow out from the millennial temple that will water the valley of acacia trees ("Shittim"), evidently between Jerusalem and the Dead Sea (cf. Ezek. 47:1-12; Zech. 14:8).

Feinberg believed this valley lay on the border between Moab and Israel and was known for its dryness.

Finley believed "the valley of Shittim" refers to the lower stretch of the Kidron Valley. The "spring" will also be a visual reminder that Yahweh is the source of all provisions and fruitfulness.

"Jerusalem is the only city of antiquity that wasn't built near a great river. Rome had the Tiber; Nineveh was built near the Tigris and Babylon on the Euphrates; and the great Egyptian cities were built near the Nile. But in the kingdom, Jerusalem will have a river that proceeds from the temple of God."

3:19-20 "Egypt" and "Edom," probably representative of Israel's enemies, will become deserts because they "shed innocent blood," presumably the blood of God's people ("sons of Judah").

But "Judah" and "Jerusalem" would be full of people for all generations to come (cf. Ezek. 37:25; Amos 9:15; Zech. 14:11).

3:21 God's final promise through Joel was that He would "avenge" the "blood" shed by these enemies of Israel, which He had "not" yet "avenged" in the prophet's day.

He promised to do this because He dwelt "in Zion," that is, He had a very special covenant relationship with Israel (cf. Ezek. 43:1-12; Zech. 2:10-13). "

Joel 3:1-21 [4:1-21] became the classic passage for the rest of the OT on God's final judgment on all nations.

It also became the classic statement for the blessed result for the people of God." The prophecy of Joel unfolds very clearly in chronological sequence.

It begins with reference to a severe locust invasion that had come as a judgment on the Judahites for their hardened hearts and covenant unfaithfulness to Yahweh (1:2-20).

Even though it is impossible to date this plague, it happened in the fairly recent past from Joel's perspective.

The Lord used this severe judgment to call His people, through His prophet, to anticipate an even worse devastation coming in the near future, not from insects but from foreign invaders.

He called on the Jews to repent, and promised that if they did, He would forgive them and save them from this invasion.

This would be a day of deliverance in which they would learn that He was at work for them. This is what happened when the Assyrians under Sennacherib's leadership attacked Jerusalem unsuccessfully in 701 B.C. (cf. 2 Kings 18-19; Isa. 36-37).

If this is the near invasion that Joel predicted, he must have written in the early pre-exilic period (ninth century B.C.).

Yet another, similar day, was coming further in the future, in which they would again experience an invasion by foreigners who hated them (in The Tribulation).

Nevertheless, Yahweh had promised to deliver them in that day, and to restore them to unprecedented blessings again.

This is because Yahweh was, and will always be, their covenant-keeping God (in the Millennium). Amen.

End Of Today’s Write-Up. Materials Adapted From Special Teaching For Pastors. May GOD’S Blessings Be With You. Shalom Shalom In The Mighty Name Of YESHUA. Pastor Ben Soon.

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# Secondly, Friends, What About You? Have You Found YESHUA in Your Life Yet? Are You Safe In The Arms Of GOD? Is YESHUA Your Savior? Will Heaven Be Your Eternal Home? Is HOLY SPIRIT Your Comforter? If Not - Would You Want To? #

Praise GOD! There Is GOOD NEWS To All Today! You Can Have All These When GOD Forgives Your Sins And GOD Gives You The Gift Of Eternal Life In GOD THE SON YESHUA.

* But You Need To Hear GOD'S GOSPEL MESSAGE OF SALVATION IN YESHUA To Find Out What Is Required Of You In Order To Obtain GOD'S Forgiveness For Your Sins And To Receive GOD'S Priceless Gift Of Eternal Life In YESHUA.

* Yes Friends, Today There Is GOOD NEWS FOR ALL STILL. HEAVEN Can Become Your Eternal Home - Provided You Turn And Submit Your Life To THE TRUE GOD Through GOD THE SON YESHUA By Accepting YESHUA To Be Your SAVIOR AND LORD. Read On To See How.

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FRIENDS, HAS ANYONE SHARED WITH YOU GOD'S GOSPEL GOOD NEWS MESSAGE OF SALVATION IN GOD THE SON YESHUA? If Not - Pastor Will Share It With You Now. Please Read On.
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* Please Open Your Heart To Listen To What GOD Wants You To Know Because It Concerns Where Your Soul Will Ultimately Spend Eternity After You Leave This World.

Friends, have you had an encounter with GOD yet? Has anyone told you about GOD THE SON YESHUA and how much YESHUA loves you and how with great mercy and compassion towards you - YESHUA willingly suffered and laid down His Holy And Sinless Life to die in your place in order to save your soul from perishing in sin?

Yes, YESHUA died in your place bearing upon Himself the full fury of GOD'S Wrath against the Terrible Sentence Of Eternal Death On Sinners That Must Be Paid As Decreed By HOLY GOD.

Yes, Our LORD AND SAVIOR YESHUA did all this and accomplished in full to satisfy the Righteous Laws Of Heaven in accordance to the will of HOLY GOD in order to make Full Payment For Sin as required by HOLY GOD that must be paid for the full redemption of your sins and my sins and the sins of all mankind.

Dear Friends, The Holy Bible Is GOD'S WRITTEN WORD That Our Creator GOD Has Given To All Mankind To Read And To Obey And To Follow And Do What GOD Commands Us.

The Holy Bible Teaches That Man Has Sinned Against HOLY GOD. Every Man And Woman Are Born Sinners At Birth. No One Is Exempt.

Sin Carries The Eternal Death Penalty That GOD Has Pronounced On All Sinners And This Sentence Will Be Carried Out In Full By GOD Unless The Sinner Has Obtained GOD'S Forgiveness Before He Or She Dies. This Is Holy Bible Truth.

* Because GOD IS HOLY AND RIGHTEOUS GOD - He Cannot Just Simply Forgive Our Sins. GOD Must Punish Sin In Full Otherwise GOD Will Not Be A Righteous GOD.

* But No Sinner Can Save Himself Or Herself. GOD Knew There Is Only One Way To Rescue Sinners - GOD Himself Must Come Into The World In The Person Of GOD THE SON YESHUA To Die For Sinners. *

Yes, In The Holy Bible GOD Has Revealed Himself To Mankind And Has Shown To Us His Only Eternal Plan Offered To Save Sinners From Perishing And Dying Under Sin's Terrible Eternal Death Penalty.

Do You Know That Man Was Originally Created Holy And Without Sin In The Image Of HOLY GOD? This Was How Mankind Came Into This World.

GOD Made Adam And Eve To Be The First Man And Woman On Earth To Inherit And To Enjoy All The Glory And Beauty Of GOD'S Marvellous Creation. This Is GOD'S Desire And GOD'S Will For Mankind.

* But All Changed When Adam And Eve Went Against GOD'S Specific Command Not To Eat The Fruit From The Tree Of Knowledge Of Good And Evil That GOD Has Solemnly Warned That The Day They Eat Of It They Will Surely Die!

As a tragic result of Adam and Eve deliberately disobeying GOD'S command by their sinning against HOLY GOD - we all became sinners and broke GOD'S Holy Laws that is punishable by death - both Spiritual Death and also Physical Death.

* We as the descendants of Adam and Eve therefore became conceived in sin and fell under sin's terrible death penalty and everyone are then born sinners at birth in the eyes of HOLY GOD. No one is exempt.

This became so tragic for mankind that unless a way is found for sinners to obtain GOD'S Forgiveness for our sins before death strikes, every sinner will perish in Unforgiven Sin Status in Eternity.

HEAVEN will never become our Eternal Home. Instead, we shall all die in our sins and be ultimately destined to be cast away from the Holy Presence of FATHER GOD forever and ever into The Lake Of Fire or Hell.

Precious Friends, Because Pastor loves you and wants to see you in HEAVEN one day - THIS VERY IMPORTANT THOT WILL SHOCK MANY AND YET IT MUST BE TOLD WITH LOVE TO RESCUE PERISHING SOULS. Read on to see why.

* TRUTH HURTS BUT If You Will Listen And Act In Obedient Response To It - TRUTH Will Set Your Soul Free. Question Is: Are You Willing? Do You Believe?

* Many want to goto HEAVEN after they die. Yet they do not know that you cannot gain acceptance for entry into GOD'S HEAVEN in your sinful state! You must know what are the requirements set by HOLY GOD.

* Yes, many who think they are going to HEAVEN are actually Not Going To HEAVEN! This is because they have not read GOD'S Written WORD called THE HOLY BIBLE and do not know the requirements set by GOD that must be satisfied in full.

Yes, unless HOLY GOD forgives your sins and grant you GOD'S Priceless Gift Of Eternal Life In GOD THE SON YESHUA you can never enter into GOD'S HEAVEN.

This is because YESHUA Is GOD'S Only Chosen SAVIOR with All Authority and Power to forgive sin and to save sinners from perishing in Eternity.

Yes, YESHUA in great love and mercy towards us knew that unless He dies in our place to pay the Eternal Death Penalty that sin brings on the sinner, HOLY GOD will not and cannot forgive the souls of sinners.

* YESHUA therefore sacrificially came to Earth and took upon Himself the full fury of GOD'S Wrath against our sins when He willingly laid down His Life to die for the sins of the whole world on the Cross on Calvary some two thousand years ago.

He was buried and when YESHUA arose victoriously from the grave on the third day He Conquered the sting of death and our sins were PAID IN FULL! in the eyes of HOLY GOD.

Without YESHUA no one can enter into HEAVEN! This is Holy Bible Truth and no one is exempt!

Unless a person urgently turns to GOD through GOD THE SON YESHUA to seek forgiveness for their sins and to obtain GOD'S Priceless Gift Of Eternal Life, there will be NO ETERNAL HOPE for the person. This is Holy Bible Truth and GOD does not lie.

* Hear What GOD Has Decreed In Romans 6:23 (NKJV):

For The Wages Of Sin Is Death, But The Gift Of GOD Is ETERNAL LIFE In YESHUA MESSIAH OUR LORD.

* Again Read John 3:16 (NKJV):

For GOD so loved the world that He gave His Only Begotten SON (YESHUA), that whoever Believes in Him should not perish but have Everlasting Life.

* And Again Read What YESHUA said: I AM THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE. NO ONE COMES TO THE FATHER EXCEPT THROUGH ME. John 14:6 (NKJV)

Friends, you have now heard THE GOSPEL MESSAGE OF SALVATION IN YESHUA that faithful servants of GOD have been earnestly preaching to many souls week after week in churches across the world to warn them to settle their sin status with YESHUA so they may be accepted by GOD into His Eternal HEAVENLY HOME.

* Therefore, if you still do not have YESHUA in your life as your SAVIOR and LORD, you Must GET SAVED Now - so that you will not perish in GOD'S Coming Judgment on the human race.

* Act Now! Time Is Of The Essence. GOD says: Today Is Your Day Of Salvation. Now Is The Acceptable Time! Make your peace with GOD Now because there are no second chances once you die in your sins without YESHUA.

Therefore If You Are Still An Unsaved Soul In The Eyes Of GOD - Pastor Exhorts And Urges Every Sinner To Come And Make A Personal Commitment Before YESHUA To Invite Him To Come Into Your Life To Be Your Savior And Lord IN THE NAME OF GOD THE SON YESHUA.

Pastor Has Already Made My Personal Commitment And Urges You To Do So Urgently Too. Don't Wait. GOD Has Already Revealed The Truth To Us And GOD Is No Respector Of Persons. No One Is Exempt.

Pastor Will Now Lead You In Prayer To Genuinely Make Your Personal Commitment To YESHUA As Shown Below:

This is what you need to do:

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(A) MAKE A PERSONAL COMMITMENT TO ACCEPT GOD THE SON YESHUA TO BE YOUR SAVIOR AND YOUR LORD:
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Pastor will now lead you STEP BY STEP In Prayer as you Commit and Repent before GOD. Know that GOD will hear you if you truly mean what you say.

In true sincere heart and spirit before GOD, say these words aloud to GOD in Prayer sentence by sentence after Pastor, with your eyes open:

Dear GOD THE SON YESHUA, I confess I am a sinner before you and I repent of all my sins. Please forgive me of all my sins.

I believe you are the SON OF GOD and you died on the cross and you shed your Holy blood to cleanse away all my sins.

I believe you were buried and you arose from the dead on the third day and is now seated in glory and honor on the right hand of GOD THE FATHER in HEAVEN.

I believe one day you will be returning to Earth as KING OF KINGS And LORD OF LORDS to execute GOD'S Holy Righteous Judgment and to setup your One Thousand Years Millennium Kingdom.

I now receive you GOD THE SON YESHUA into my life to be my SAVIOR and my LORD.

I want to follow and obey you from now on until the day you call me home to HEAVEN.

Upon the Authority of GOD'S WORD - The Holy Bible, I now claim your Free Gift Of Eternal Life. I claim your Promise to write my name in THE BOOK OF LIFE IN HEAVEN.

Thank you GOD THE SON YESHUA for SAVING My Soul. Thank you for giving me ETERNAL LIFE to live with you in HEAVEN forever and ever.

HEAVEN has now become my Eternal Home. I am now a New Creation In CHRIST and has been adopted as a son of GOD into GOD'S KINGDOM whereby I call ABBA FATHER.

Thank you so much YESHUA for saving my Soul for Eternity. Thank you for loving me and giving me Eternal Life.

I pray all this giving you grateful thanks in your Mighty Name, GOD THE SON YESHUA. Amen and Amen.

Halleluyah! If you have in true sincere faith confessed this PRAYER before GOD and you mean what you had confessed, Pastor rejoices to Welcome you into The Family Of CHRIST. YESHUA is now your Savior. GOD bless you. Amen. Pastor Ben Soon.

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(B) WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW THAT YOU HAVE RECEIVED GOD THE SON YESHUA AS YOUR SAVIOR AND LORD.
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2.0 Now that you are a New Believer In YESHUA, you need to receive spiritual food to help you grow and mature in your new life with Him.

Begin by regularly setting aside some time like 10 to 15 minutes each day to read and study the Holy Bible. You need to pray, give thanks to GOD for loving you and to learn more about GOD'S WORD.

You also need to spend time with other Christian Believers who can help, encourage and guide you in your new walk with YESHUA. Attend a church or join a Christian house group as soon as possible so you may have fellowship with one another.

Continue in your faith daily and read GOD'S WORD everyday. If you do not have a good, sound Study Bible, please go and buy one from your local Christian Bookshop or your Church Bookshop if available.

If you cannot find a Christian Bookshop - you can ask your Church Pastor to help you buy one. Pastor recommends a very good Study Bible that you can buy and use to help you grow spiritually: It is called "THE MACARTHUR STUDY BIBLE - NKJV VERSION".

If this is not available, you can use another very good Study Bible called: "THE NKJV STUDY BIBLE".

Take Note: A True Believer In GOD THE SON YESHUA is a New Creation In CHRIST (Christ means SAVIOR). Know that GOD THE FATHER now has supernaturally given you GOD THE HOLY SPIRIT to reside inside you to be your COMFORTER and Help and to guide and teach you GOD'S Truth. You now have the nature of CHRIST in you.

As a True Believer, you will with time grow in your daily walk with YESHUA and you will continue to remain in your faith, to follow and abide in YESHUA until the day GOD calls you HOME to HEAVEN.

With time, your life will also begin to show evidence of a true spiritual transformation showing the fruits of True Conversion that you belong to YESHUA.

Remember, wherever you are, Pastor earnestly encourages you to locate a Bible Believing and Bible Preaching Church that honors YESHUA, that is near to you and ask to speak with the Pastor there.

Let the Pastor know that you have ACCEPTED GOD THE SON YESHUA TO BE YOUR SAVIOR AND LORD and you would like to fellowship with the Church and to learn and grow strong in your new walk with YESHUA. May GOD bless you mightily and keep you safe in His Fold always. Amen.

You can follow me as friend if you would like to be ministered with GOD’S WORD here in our Church on Google+ on a regular basis.

And come often to our Google+ Page so you may fellowship here and receive sound spiritual nourishment for your soul. GOD bless you. Pastor Ben Soon.
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