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The Apostle Paul stated, "My speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God. Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect [those who are truly walking in God’s Holy Spirit]: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nothing: But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew...But God hath revealed them unto us [the true Christians] by His Spirit...Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God; that we [who walk in the Spirit] might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Spirit teacheth...But the natural man [the unsaved man] receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him...But he that is spiritual judgeth all things [by God’s Word, God’s wisdom]."1
In these words the Apostle Paul contrasts the spirit of the world and the Spirit of God. The point in which the contrast is particularly sharp is seen in the wisdom of knowledge of the truth. The object of this contrast is to show the difference between the wisdom of God, which is truth, and the wisdom of the world, which is a lie.2
It was because of man’s active pursuit of worldly knowledge that mankind fell from God’s power.3 It was in the vain pride of knowledge that heathenism originated. If the seeking of worldly knowledge separates us from the power of God, which is eternal life, we can conclude that the pursuit of worldly knowledge is not only stupid, but is also the ruin of one’s eternal soul.
The Apostle Paul speaks of one small portion of the world’s wisdom with these words, "Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools."4 It was in man’s wisdom, his philosophy, and his vain search of worldly "truth" that the Greeks sought their glory.5 It was in their limited knowledge of God’s will and of the truth in the law of Moses that the Jews made their boast.6 And when Christ, who is the wisdom and power of God,7 who was God Himself,8 appeared on earth,9 Jew and Gentile united together to reject Him.10 "And the light [God’s wisdom] shineth in darkness [which is man’s wisdom]; and the darkness [man’s wisdom] comprehended it not [did not comprehend God’s wisdom]."11
Man’s wisdom, whether or not he has experienced a revelation, is utterly insufficient to comprehend God or His wisdom.12 Man’s heart, soul, and mind are alienated from God so that he cannot and will not love God or enjoy doing His will.13 Therefore, "The children of the flesh [the world], these are not the children of God: but the children of the promise [those who walk in the Spirit] are counted for the seed [of God through faith in Him]."14 The sinner’s foolish mind is darkened so he cannot know Him.15 Even when the light of God and His divine love shone upon men through Christ, they knew it not and saw no beauty in it.16
I was no different from the rest of the world until God revealed Himself to me in a supernatural way. I did not change until I was willing to cast aside all the worldly wisdom that I knew in exchange for the eternal high wisdom of God.17
After God made Himself known to me in a business meeting in an office in Beverly Hills, I gained a tremendous fear of Him.18 To this very day, I thank God that that godly fear which is wisdom, has never left me.19 My godly fear was caused by the sudden knowledge that God was alive and unspeakably powerful, and that He monitors, not only me, but everything else in the world, even from before the creation.20 It was in that moment that I knew that He really does know the number of the hairs on each head.21 His Spirit upon me made me realize that He knows every grain of dust, every grain of sand, every drop of dew, every pore in our body, every fowl of the air, every beast of the field, and every fish in the sea.22 "All things are naked and opened unto the eyes of Him with whom we have to do."23
I’ve known since that moment that He’s aware of every act and thought that every person has committed throughout their lives and will judge everyone for what they’ve done according to the perfect judgments recorded in His Word in both the Old and New Testament.24 I was compelled, by the fear God gave me, to find out what it was He required of me. I wanted to make sure that I knew what it was that would please Him and put Him on my side. I knew for sure that it wasn’t the spiritually dysfunctional church, the simpering, whimpering, mealy-mouthed, false satanic church doctrine I had seen and heard in churches throughout my life as I looked in from the outside. I was and still am in awe of Almighty God.
After God commanded me to leave the office in Beverly Hills, I began calling upon Him, asking Him what it was He wanted me to do to please Him. No matter how hard I called upon Him, He did not answer me. I assumed that He wanted me to go to church somewhere, and in my carnal mind I figured, like most people, the biggest and the most materialistic church must be the best. It was only a matter of minutes before I discovered that my carnal thoughts regarding this were totally wrong. Now I clearly see that they are the curse of our nation and the world. I was shocked and disappointed to find out that I already knew the real God better from His short visitation with me in the Beverly Hills office than did the priest in the huge monastery I visited.
I then attended a variety of denominational churches. No one was preaching that the whole duty of man is to fear God and keep His commandments.25 The god that the churches were and still are preaching is not the true God. God stated through the Apostle Paul that in the latter days ministers would be disguised as angels of light: "For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light."26 We see these false prophets standing in thousands of pulpits today, preaching their comforting words, while the true prophets speak the hard truths of God.27
During that time, no one was preaching the strong message that God threatened me with: "Stand up on your feet and tell these people that the Lord Jesus Christ is coming back to earth again or thou shalt surely die." These ministers were not preaching God’s threats for disobeying His commandments.28 They were not preaching the cursings of God upon all who willingly sin.29 They were saying, "God is love. We can sin. The law is done away with." This was contrary to what Jesus stated: "Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil."30 Paul stated, "What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?"31 "For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins."32 God forgives the sins of ignorance, but will not receive anyone in Heaven with one unforgiven sin.33 Today’s backslidden Christians have become cowards. They have become ashamed of the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, which teaches that God threatens people.34
The churches were nothing but social orders with picnics, basket socials, and singles pairing off and datingtotally unscriptural. They were run by exceedingly worldly, very disgusting hucksters who made God’s powerful gospel of repent or perish into a sham. These are the cults with the weird doctrines totally foreign to the Bible, God’s Word. Certainly cults are not the ones who carry the true, strict gospel of God. I found both the unrighteous and the self-righteous in the churches. They are both abominations unto the Lord.35
Like Jeremiah, Isaiah, Ezekiel, and all the other great prophets who were threatened by God, my soul was also vexed at the terrible condition that existed in the churches and the world. This condition existed because the wolves allowed Satan to run rampant in the churches as well as in the world; people had obviously received their satanic message.36
SEARCHING IN THE RIGHT PLACE
At that time, the time I was searching for the truth, the Bible seemed too plentiful, too commercial for the truth to be found in it. No one was doing what the Lord told me to do. I couldn’t understand the true God telling me to do one thing when everyone calling himself a Christian was doing the opposite thing. I didn’t feel that the instructions for strict and demanding service to God would be found in the Bible. But in exasperation, in a West Hollywood apartment, I opened the Bible and began to read and the truth was all there. I read, "Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled."37 I thought, Lord, that’s me. I want to know what’s right and wrong. I want to know what it is that You want me to do to please You. Then I read, "Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth."38 I thought, well, I haven’t worked now for over a year. I don’t have much money anymore and maybe that qualifies me in the eyes of God for being meek.
As I continued reading the Bible, the Holy Spirit and the fear of God came down upon me very strongly, as it did in the office in Beverly Hills. This witnessed to me that I was on the right path to please God.
VISION OF HELL
The Spirit of God and my fear of Him became so intense again that I started crying out to Him for salvation. God gave me a vision of Hell. I prayed, "O God, don’t send me there." I could see the dark shadows of many flames reflecting on a dark reddish purple and black wall of bricks, and I could perceive the torment of those who were in those flames. The heat of the flames had great force, this powerful force alone will hold people in Hell forever. I could spiritually hear the people in Hell. They were crying out, "O my God, Hell is real. It’s me, I’m really here in Hell, and it’s too late to repent now. I’m in Hell and I’m never going to get out of these horrible flames."39
When I heard these depressed and futile voices, I realized I was not one of them only by the mercy, the grace, the power of God. I prayed, "God, don’t let me be one of those miserable, doomed souls who will spend eternity in this terrible place." I don’t know how long I cried out to God, pleading "Don’t let me go there. I’ll do anything to not go there. There’s nothing in this world that I want bad enough to go there, not even all the world itself."40
VISION OF TRUE SELF BEFORE SALVATION
All of a sudden, a tremendous peace came over me. I saw a vision of myself as small, blind, very tiny, and naked. But the peace that came down upon me was so wonderfully comforting and powerful. It was so serene in contrast to what I had just seen in Hell. I prayed to God, saying "I don’t care whether I’m blind, small, and naked. Take me now, Lord. I’d be happy to just feel this peace forevermore. My God, don’t wait any longer. Please let me go to Heaven now."
The thought came to me that I was just imagining all this peace and comfort. I could feel the presence of the Lord, but another voice came and told me, "You’re just imagining all this." So I opened my tightly closed eyes and found myself kneeling on this beautiful rug. It wasn’t just an ordinary rug with ordinary colors. The colors were rich living colors. I knew if I looked up, I would see Jesus sitting on His throne. I closed my eyes quickly and immediately had another vision of Hell, the same one I had previously seen. I cried out to God, "Please, don’t send me there. I’ll never doubt You again!" The Lord was telling me that I had doubted. He wanted me to understand that only by faith in God and His Word can one be saved, and to know that by doubting I would be damned.41 I cried out, "O God, I’ll never doubt You again. I promise You God, I’ll never doubt You ever again, just don’t send my soul to Hell. Save my soul. Let me go to Heaven."
THE MOMENT OF SALVATION
After another period of time, I felt a powerful surge of warmth and comfort pouring into my soul from Heaven. I felt the Lord Jesus Christ, through the Holy Spirit and the Father, mercifully entering into my heart, soul, mind, and spirit. As this was happening, I saw stars bursting everywhere, leaving a cross in the center of the stars. Then I heard angels singing while the Spirit of God poured into my spirit. I felt like a tremendous mountain of rock strapped to my back was suddenly cut loose. I felt free, light, and cleansed by the blood of Jesus which had just washed every sin I had ever committed from my soul.42 I wept tears of joy in streams. I was so thankful to God for my salvation.
Before this happened, I was the most bitter, hopeless, and tormented human being I had ever known. As wicked as I was, God cared, reaching down to me and showing me that He cared.43 He showed great patience, knowing that when I was in the position I needed to be in, I would respond when He so beautifully and strategically called. He waited till just the right time. I knew I was saved. I was so thankful for God’s mercy, so full of a joy and happiness that can never be expressed. I’ve never wanted anything since then but Jesus. And I’m never going to let anything in the world cause me to lose my salvation and my rewards in the kingdom of Heaven.44 There never has been anything in this world that would mean even a fraction of what the Lord gave me that day. This was approximately thirty-two years ago. I’m so happy that God has shown me what it is He wants me to do to please Him. All of it is written within the pages of the Bible from the beginning book of Genesis to the end of Revelation. It’s all true, every Word of it.45
The world to me back then and today is nothing but a big lie. I believe the people of the world know that the government and the majority of the churches today are wrong. One day I cried out to God, while I was seeking Him in many different churches. "O God, if these hypocritical people are going to be in Heaven, I don’t want to be there with them, I’d rather be in Hell." This was before God gave me the visions of Hell during my search for what God wanted me to do after my experience with Him in that attorney’s office in Beverly Hills. Later I found that God didn’t like those hypocrites any more than I did.46 This fact is clearly written throughout the entire Bible.47
THREE PHASES OF NEW TESTAMENT SPIRITUAL GROWTH
In the New Testament, Christ presents Himself to us in three different stages or phases so we may better understand the three phases of Christ’s WORK, enabling us to know the era in which we live, and to understand the perfection of spiritual development available to His people.
In phase one, God came to earth as a man48 so that He could have perfect, sinless human blood to shed for the forgiveness of our sins.49 He dealt with His disciples in His human flesh so they could see and know His, God’s, WORK in the flesh. Then they could understand what He wanted them to do when He went away.50
After His resurrection, Jesus WORKED with His disciples for forty days, getting them acquainted with the fact that He would be working with them and teaching them all things by the Holy Spirit which would be given to them, inwardly.51 He told them that He, after going back to Heaven from whence He came, would bring the entire Godhead with Him to dwell in His disciples by His Spirit from then on, so They [the Godhead by the Holy Spirit]52 might guide Christ’s disciples to all GOOD WORKS of God.
The church phase of Christ working with mankind started on the day of Pentecost, or the day of power.53 This power, being the Lord, now abides within true Christians so they can continue the WORK of God inside their, now His, body, which is God’s temple.54 This is a much closer relationship with God than any other human beings have ever experienced since the world began. 55
During phase two of the New Testament, we see the gradual spiritual growth in His temple of GodHis building, His body, His church.56 It is also for us a gradual gaining of spiritual knowledge and closeness to Him until the time of the very end, where the mystery of God is finished. 57
Phase three of Christ’s work, the book of Revelation, whose happenings are at hand, is easily understood. It is no longer a mystery. The Words of Christ are plain and easy to understand to His disciples, His followers, the sheep of His flock.58
Yes, the knowledge of God has increased.59 The church is no longer like children looking through a glass darkly. It must quickly repent, become fully grown, and do the WORKS of the Lord. 60 It must get the kingdom of God in order here on earth. It now knows that it must dispense with all hypocrisy. It must begin to live what it professes to believe, because we are now living in the hour of the third and last of the New Testament phases, the book of Revelation. We are now able to grow rapidly into the fullness of the stature of Christ.61 Paul said, "A short WORK will the Lord make upon the earth."62
Our initial salvation is free of any of our works, it is all done by the WORKS Christ did.63 No one can earn initial salvation by any means other than by faith in what Christ did. After our initial salvation, however, we must believe Christ further by doing the WORKS that He commanded for us to do. 64 Our continuance in salvation is through Him living and working His WORKS in us.65
Our initial salvation and eternal reward is then kept by allowing Jesus to live and to WORK in our bodies [which are His temple].66 "Behold, I am coming soon and My reward is with Me, to give every man according as his WORK shall be."67 Each one shall receive his own wages "according to his OWN LABOR [WORK]."68 "For we WORK together with God."69
THE BOOK OF REVELATION
In chapters two and three of the book of Revelation, we see Jesus upbraiding the seven churches. He threatens to spit the church of the Laodiceans out of His mouth if they don’t repent and start WORKING again.70 The Laodicean church symbolizes a huge segment of today’s churches. The Laodicean church said, just as so many of today’s churches say, it is "rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing." But Christ tells it, "and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable [distressed], and poor [spiritually], and blind [spiritually], and naked [unrighteous, spiritually unclothed]."71
Yes, Christ will spit these kind out of His mouth, out of His body, and out of His eternal life if their GOOD WORKS are not resumed and if their evil ways continue. Christ warns them and commands them "to buy of Me gold tried in the fire [In other words, don’t be afraid of the persecution that will arise from telling the churches and the world My cold, hard, life and soul-saving truth. This is the fire that will surely come your way, causing your spirit to become pure as gold. In persecution we really get to know God.] that thou mayest be rich [know God]; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed [be clothed with God’s righteousness], and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see [walk in God’s Holy Spirit that you may clearly see the will of God at all times]."72
In Revelation 2:5, the church of Ephesus is symbolic of another huge segment of today’s churches. Christ says, "Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the FIRST WORKS; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick [your salvation] out of his place, except thou repent."73 Your candlestick is God’s Spirit in you, which is your salvation.
It is obvious that in leaving their first love, the churches have quit WORKING the WORKS of Christ. They have quit letting Christ and the entire Godhead WORK in them. The churches quit being co-workers with God in building His kingdom on earth, which is what salvation is all about. These churches must stop being idle in the last days of Christ’s WORK. The churches must get busy or Christ will blot their names out of the book of life.74 This is why He gives them all His final warnings in Revelation chapters two and three. They must let Christ live in them that they begin doing His WORKS again.
It is the end of time, and He has called His church to not be idle, but be in the harvest field WORKING. He wants to do His quick WORKS. Why do you think it is that the Lord commanded us to pray for laborers, WORKERS to help in the harvest of souls? It is because the fields are white to harvest75 and the churches’ false doctrine states we don’t have to WORK, that Christ did it all and after salvation, does it all. This is a lie from Hell. Christ said, "The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers [workers] are few; Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that He will send forth labourers [workers] into His harvest."76 And if they refuse, they become "antichrists."77
These churches become the true church’s worst enemy because they, in an attempt to hide their nakedness, call the true Christians cults and their pastors cult leaders as well, and they allow others to say the same without rebukes. They aide the great whore and the beast.78 They have become the enemies of God and God’s people. For this reason, they must spend eternity in Hell. This scripture plainly tells us so: "For it is IMPOSSIBLE for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit, And have tasted the good Word of God, and the powers of the world to come, If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put Him to an open shame...that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned."79 "For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins."80
As Paul said, "My speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit [God’s Holy Spirit] and of power [which is the only power that can save your soul and keep your soul saved]: That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men [in the vain wisdom of this world], but in the power of God...nor of the princes of this world, that come to nothing: But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery."81
Remember, the mystery of God is finished.82 All things are revealed now to those who want to know the truth. They are available for all those who desire to live a life of power and truth in order that they be not ashamed and destroyed at God’s judgment, which is soon to come. Yes, the mystery of God is finished and the mystery of iniquity is known.83 All things are known now. This is because we’re living in the Apocalypse, the book of Revelation. Everything is uncovered and revealed as never before.
Sin has ripened to its fullness. Our holy God sits in the Heavens listening to and looking at that which is so much more exceedingly wicked than it was in the days when He destroyed Sodom and Gomorrha. Jesus said more tolerance will be given to Sodom and Gomorrha than to the people who have lived in these last two thousand years, those who have seen the many miracles of Christ, have heard the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ, and have consciously rejected Him.84 We have seen, heard, tasted, and touched the Lord’s power and miracles, the things Sodom and Gomorrha never experienced.85
The sin of the ages has ripened because our mighty God, Emmanuel, the Holy One of Israel has come to earth,86 done all that He needed to do in order to provide salvation for us, and had His great mercy rejected by the world. Since the churches and the world have seen, heard, tasted, touched and known what the Lord has done and what His requirements are for them for the past two thousand years, and ignored His commands, changing His laws, statutes and precepts to make that which is right wrong and that which is wrong right,87 and have shown total lack of remorse, they will receive the heaviest punishment from God.
The world system is encouraging mob or majority rule rather than the law of God. The law of God must rule the mob, the majority, everyone, because the majority has always been wrong. Remember the great flood where there were but eight survivors?88 The majority was drowned. God’s law ruled over the majority then. God’s law will rule over the majority with His big fire, which is coming soon, and at the great judgment day which is also coming soon.89 Because the law of God has not been implemented today, there cannot be anything other than the chaos from today’s mob. The law is for the lawless.90
TRASHING THE WORLD
In 1964, God truly told me to stand up and tell the people in a Beverly Hills office about Jesus Christ. I was to let them know that He was coming back to earth again, or I would surely die. He let me know there was a Heaven and Hell. Though I had no actual vision at that time, the experience was frightening enough for me to set aside what most people in show business considered to be the most precious thing around, my Beatles album, which I owned outright and never merchandised, not to this very day. I set aside my opportunities to manage the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and many other groups, as well as many other worldly treasures that others would have sold their souls to possess. I counted these things as trash. When I knew God was real, nothing but that knowledge meant anything to me. Nothing matters anymore to me in this whole world but the Lord. I feel more than content, knowing that in eternity I have far more. In eternity no one can take it away.93 Even though I am in bonds in prison, I know that I have far more than all the people in the world combined. It has been set aside for me, reserved, and it’s just a short matter of time before I’ll be eternally enjoying it. I know my fate, and I know the fate of the people of the world.94 What they have here is temporary, and soon it shall all be taken away from them.95 Though they enjoyed it here for a season, they shall have no such enjoyment in eternity. This is because they love this life more than the life to come.96 Like the Apostle Paul, I too consider all of the world I have thrown away to be nothing more than "dung, that I may win Christ, and be found in Him."97
Jesus sold everything that He had, that is, He gave His life, because He had found the pearl of great price.98 That pearl of great price is His church, His bride, those that turn their back on this world that they might have Him now and spend eternity with Him in Heaven.99 We who have done this are His bride, the mighty church of God which is the fulness of Christ.100 It is we who have heard His voice and we who will never for even a moment follow another.101
"I beseech you therefore, brethren [those of you who are truly spiritual], by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith."102 It is our reasonable duty to turn our backs on this worthless, already doomed, condemned world to follow Christ in righteousness and holiness that we may inherit all God has, becoming "heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ."103 Those of us that will are richer by far than everyone in the entire world combined.104
God has called me and sent me to tell you all these things. I have told you the truth, yet the world considers me an enemy.105 The false churches and world labels me a "cult leader" and says many other false, derogatory things about me, just as it did about Christ, the living God, and all the other prophets.106 Jesus said, " If the world hate you, ye know that it hated Me before it hated you."107 "If they have persecuted Me, they will also persecute you."108 "Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man’s sake. Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in Heaven: for in the like manner did their fathers unto the prophets."109
THE FOURTEEN MAJOR PLAGUES FROM GOD
We are living in the hour just before the first seven plagues of God shall strike this earth.110 During these plagues, more than two-thirds of the planet’s population will, within minutes, be killed.111 If they’re not saved, they will spend an eternity in Hell. Then Susie’s and my ministry will take place, that which is written in the eleventh chapter of the book of Revelation.112 Immediately after this, the final seven plagues from God will arrive without repentance available for anyone in the world.113 The time to repent is now,114 not later. Later will be too late,115 for no one knows when they will go out to meet God their Creator, especially in these very last of the last days.116 No one knows whether they will be the victim of the next drive-by shooting or one of the victims of the many plagues of God, which are about to occur.
"The Spirit and the bride [that is, Christ and His church] say, Come [to Christ’s salvation now]. And let him that heareth [the Words of God] say, Come [to Christ’s salvation now]. And let him that is athirst come [to Christ’s salvation now]. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life [the Spirit, the Word of God] freely [that he may be saved]."117 And as Jesus stated in the four gospels, "Come, follow Me."118 Come now. Drop your nets, drop whatever thing that you’re doing, and follow Him, for the hour of His coming is at hand. "And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after Me, is not worthy of Me."119
God is warning you and urging you, the churches, and the world to repent now. Let those who have ears "hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches."121 Let the churches begin doing their job so that the Spirit of Christ may live in them and be enabled to gather the harvest of remaining lost souls whose names are written in the book of life in Heaven.
The true church of God, those that God knew from before the foundation of the world, will repent, will come unto Him, and will keep themselves holy,122 spotless,123 blameless,124 and without wrinkle 125 till He comes. They will hear Him and obey His voice, which says, "Be ye holy; for I am holy." 126
"Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you [My WORK], and learn of Me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For My yoke [WORK] is easy, and My burden is light."127
The WORK of the Lord is easy because when we ask Him into our hearts, He enters by the Holy Spirit, giving us great strength, joy, peace, and happiness.128 It doesn’t matter if we have anything in this world; we know we have Him and our reward is sure. 129 Every persecution, every burden that may occur in our lives is bearable, because we know we have Him with us now and our great eternal inheritance with Him forever.130 As we grow older in the Lord and know more of Him, our burden becomes even lighter.
If you, in this troublesome world, would love to have God’s strength, joy, peace, and happiness, with a full assurance of immortality with Him in the kingdom of Heaven, the most beautiful, enjoyable vacation spot in the universe, knowing you have it forever, then begin your possession of it now by simply saying this prayer:
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You've just completed the first step in a series of five steps which are necessary to receive salvation. Your second step is to deny yourself and take up the cross daily for the purpose of mortifying yourself, that is, for putting to death your own will, your soulful self, and the world with all of its lusts. All these must be baptized into the death of Christ.
Step three is your resurrection from the satanic life of Adam unto the sinless life of Christ. Step four is your ascension into a position of authority to reign for God on earth, and the fifth step is to reign for God on earth to the end for the purpose of bringing about the kingdom of Heaven on earth. You must learn the Word of God, then submit yourself and do what the Word says, so that the Church and the world may see evidence of your submission to God's Word, His order, and His authority in and by you.
Praise the Lord. May God reward you abundantly.
Pastor Tony Alamo
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Services are also held in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and fifteen minutes south of Texarkana, Arkansas. Call for locations.
MEALS SERVED AFTER EACH SERVICE
Free transportation to and from services provided at the following locations:
5th and Broadway, Los Angeles, California daily at 5:30 P.M. Sundays at 12:30 P.M. and 5:30 P.M. Hollywood Blvd. & Highland Ave., Hollywood, California, daily at 6:30 P.M., Sundays at 1:30 P.M. and 6:30 P.M.
Ask for Pastor Alamo’s book, The Messiah, showing Christ from the Old Testament revealed in over three hundred thirty-three prophecies.
Taped messages are available as well.
CHRIST, THE WORD OF GOD, IS THE ONLY WAY, TRUTH, AND ETERNAL LIFE. 12 PASTOR ALAMO IS INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED FOR USING THE WORD OF GOD ONLY TO PRESENT IT. THIS LITERATURE CARRIES THAT TRUE PLAN OF SALVATION. 13 DO NOT THROW IT AWAY, PASS IT ON TO ANOTHER.
Those of you who are in other countries, we encourage you to translate this literature into your native language.
If you do reprint, please include this copyright and registration:
© Copyright January, 1997 All rights reserved
World Pastor Tony Alamo ® Registered January, 1997
The Tony Alamo Christian Ministries is a division of Music Square Church, Inc.
This literature was written in prison.
Pastor Alamo, as the Apostle Paul, counts his imprisonment for Christ as
being all joy.
Using the Authorized King James Version and other original texts.
"God's Mystery Finished" footnotes:
1 I Cor. 2:4-8, 10, 12-15 return
2 Job 11:12, 12:16-17, 28:12-13, 20, 23, 32:9, Prov. 2:1-7, 3:19-20, Eccl. 8:16-17, I Cor. 1:20, 2:6-8, 3:19-20 return
3 Gen. 3:6, I Cor. 1:19-21 return
4 Rom. 1:22 return
5 I Cor. 1:22, Acts 17:21 return
6 Rom. 2:17-20 return
7 Rom. 1:16, I Cor. 1:24 return
8 John 1:1, 14, 8:16-19, 10:30, 14:7-11, 15:23-24, 17:22, Phlp. 2:6 return
9 Isa. 7:14, Matt. 1:23, John 1:10, 14, 14:9-11 return
10 Acts 4:25-28, Matt. 27:1-2, 25-28, 30-31, 35-36, Mark 15:16-20, 29-32, Luke 23:10-11 return
11 John 1:5 return
12 Psa. 92:5-6, 139:4-6, Prov. 28:5, Matt. 11:27, John 14:6, Rom. 11:34-36 return
13 Jer. 17:9, Rom. 8:7-8, Eph. 4:17-20, Col. 1:21 return
14 Rom. 9:8 return
15 Rom. 1:21 return
16 John 1:5, 10-11, 3:19-20, Mark 8:31, Rom. 1:21-23, I Cor. 1:21, I John 3:1 return
17 John 6:63, Phlp. 3:7-9 return
18 Psa. 15:4, 25:12, 14, 33:18, 34:9, 112:1, 115:13, Prov. 3:7-8, 8:13, 14:2, 26-27, 15:16, 33, 22:4, Acts 10:35, II Cor. 7:1 return
19 Deut. 10:20, 13:4, Job 28:28, Psa. 19:9, 103:11, 17, 111:10, Prov. 1:7, 9:10, 10:27, 16:16, 19:23, 23:17, Eccl. 12:13, Isa. 33:6 return
20 I Sam. 2:3, II Kings 19:27, I Chron. 28:9, II Chron. 16:9, Job 28:10-11, 34:21-22, Psa. 94:9-11, 139:1-4, 6, 12, 14-16, Prov. 5:21, 15:3, Jer. 32:19, Isa. 46:10, Acts 15:18 return
21 Matt. 10:30, Luke 12:7 return
22 Jer. 23:23-24, Job12:22, 28:10, Psa. 44:21, Matt. 10:30, I Cor. 2:11, Heb. 4:13, I John 3:20 return
23 Heb. 4:13 return
24 Psa. 9:7, 96:13, Eccl. 12:14, Matt. 3:12, 7:21-23, 12:36-37, Rev. 11:18, 19:2, 20:11-13 return
25 Eccl. 12:13, Deut. 5:29, 6:1-2, 24-25, 10:12, 13:4, Psa. 103:17-18, 111:10 return
26 II Cor. 11:13-14 return
27 Isa. 30:9-11, Jer.14:14, 23:26-27, 30-32, Matt. 7:15-17, 24:4, 11, 23-28, Luke13:3, II Pet. 2:1-3, I John 4:1, Rev. 2:20 return
28 Luke 13:2-5, Rev. 2:1-5, 16, 20-23, 3:1-3, 14-16 return
29 Heb. 10:26-29, Lev. 26:13-43, Deut. 11:26-28, 27:15-26, Acts 5:1-10, II Pet. ch. 2 return
30 Matt. 5:17 return
31 Rom. 6:1-2 return
32 Heb. 10:26 return
33 Eph. 5:27, Jas. 2:10, Lev. 4:2-3, Matt. 22:9-14, II Tim. 2:21, Heb. 9:7, 12:14, Jas. 1:27, I John 2:1, 3:3-6, Rev. 3:5, 19:7-9 return
34 Psa. 78:43-51, Mark 8:38, Rom. 1:18, Eph. 5:6, Col. 3:5-6, Rev. 11:17-18 return
35 Num. 16:1-3, 23-35, Prov. 25:14, 26:12, Isa. 5:21, 64:6, 65:3-5, Luke 16:14-15 return
36 Matt. 7:15, John 10:12-13 return
37 Matt. 5:6 return
38 Matt. 5:5 return
39 Matt. 8:12, 22:13, Luke 16:20-26, II Thes.1:7-9, Jude 5-7, Rev. 14:9-11, 19:20, 20:10-15 return
40 Mark 8:36 return
41 Mark 16:16, Rom. 10:9-10, II Thes. 2:12 return
42 Matt. 11:29-30, John 8:31-32, 36, Rev. 1:5 return
43 Matt. 9:10-13, Rom. 5:6-11, Eph. 2:1, 4-8, Col. 2:13-14 return
44 Rom. 8:35-39, I Cor. 15:58, Heb. 3:14, Jas 1:12, I Pet. 1:4-5, Rev. 3:11-12 return
45 Psa. 12:6, 119:140, Prov.30:5, Matt. 24:35, Heb. 6:15-18 return
46 Isa. 29:13-15, 65:2-5, Matt.6:2, 5, 16, 15:7-9, 23:2-7, 13-19, 23-33, John 8:39-44 return
47 Job 15:34, 36:13, Isa. 33:14, Matt. 6:2, 16:3-4, 22:18 return
48 Matt. 1:21-23, Luke 1:30-35, 2:7-14, 25-38, John 1:1-4, 14, 29, 14:6-11, 1 Tim. 3:16 return
49 Heb. 9:14, I Pet. 1:18-19, Rev. 1:5 return
50 Luke 5:35 return
51 John 14:16-18, 16:12-16, Acts 1:1-8 return
52 John 14:26-28 return
53 Acts 2:1-4 return
54 I Cor. 6:19-20, II Cor. 6:16, Eph. 2:21-22 return
55 Jer. 31:31-34, Rev. 3:20, 21:3 return
56 Eph. 1:21-23, Heb. 9:11 return
57 Rev. 10:7 return
58 John 10:2-5 return
59 Dan. 12:4, Rev. 2:16, 3:3-5 return
60 Acts 17:30-31, I Cor. 13:11-12 return
61 Eph. 4:13 return
62 Rom. 9:28 return
63 II Tim. 1:9 return
64 Matt. 4:19, 23-24, 5:16, Eph. 2:10, I Tim. 6:17-19, Titus 2:7, 14, 3:8, 14, I Pet. 2:12 return
65 Mark 16:19-20, I Cor. 3:9 return
66 I Cor. 6:19 return
67 Rev. 22:12 return
68 I Cor. 3:8 return
69 I Cor. 3:9, 13-14 return
70 Rev. 3:16 return
71 Rev. 3:17 return
72 Rev. 3:18 return
73 Rev. 2:5 return
74 Matt. 25:14-30, Rev. 2:5, 3:5, 15-16, 22:19 return
75 Matt. 9:37-38, Luke 10:2, John 4:35 return
76 Matt. 9:37-38 return
77 I John 2:18-19, 22-23, II John 1:7-9 return
78 John 16:2-3, Rev. 13:1-6, 17:1-2, 19:1-2 return
79 Heb. 6:4-6, 8 return
80 Heb. 10:26 return
81 I Cor. 2:4-7 return
82 Rev. 10:7 return
83 II Thes. 2:1-12 return
84 Matt. 10:14-15 return
85 Heb. 10:28-30 return
86 Isa. 7:14, Matt. 1:21-23, John 1:1, 14, 6:51, 10:30, 14:8-11 return
87 Isa. 5:20, 23 return
88 Gen. 7:13, I Pet. 3:20 return
89 I Chron. 16:33, Job 21:30, Psa. 96:13, Eccl. 3:17, Matt. 3:12, 13:30, 41-43, 49-50, 25:31-34, II Pet. 3:10-14, Rev. 20:11-15 return
90 I Tim. 1:9-10 return
91 John 12:48, Rom. 2:16, Jas. 2:12 return
92 Hos. 10:12, Mark 16:20, II Cor. 6:1-5, Eph. 4:24, Heb. 13:20-21 return
93 Matt. 6:19-21 return
94 Matt. 7:13-14 return
95 Luke 12:16-21 return
96 Matt. 16:25-26 return
97 Phlp. 3:8-9 return
98 Matt. 13:45-46 return
99 Rev. 7:13-17 return
100 Rom.12:5, Eph. 1:20-23, 4:11-13, 15, Rev. 21:2-4 return
101 John 10:5, 14 return
102 Rom. 12:1-3 Rom. 12:1-3 return
103 Rom. 8:17 return
104 Eph. 1:17-18 return
105 Gal. 4:16 return
106 Num. 16:1-3, 13-14, Jer. 37:13-16, Matt. 5:12, 11:19, 26:65-66, John 7:12, Acts 7:51-52 return
107 John 15:18 return
108 John 15:20 return
109 Luke 6:22-23 return
110 II Thes. 2:3-4 return
111 Rev. 8:7-13, 9:15-19 return
113 Rev. 15:1, 6-8, 16:1-14, 17-21 return
114 II Cor. 6:2 return
115 Read John Delvis’ literature entitled Too Late, Too Late, Too Late return
116 Eccl. 9:12, Rom. 14:10-12, Rev. 20:12-13 return
117 Rev. 22:17 return
118 Luke 18:22, 9:23, Matt. 16:24, 19:21, Mark 8:34, 10:21, John 21:22 return
119 Matt. 10:38 return
120 Luke 12:5 return
121 Rev. 2:7, 11, 17, 29, 3:6, 13, 22 return
122 I Thes. 4:3-7 return
123 Jas. 1:27 return
124 I Cor. 1:4-8 return
125 Eph. 5:27 return
126 I Pet. 1:16 return
127 Matt. 11:28-30 return
128 Gal. 5:22-23, Phlp. 4:7 return
129 Matt. 19:29, Rom. 6:22, I Pet. 5:4 return
130 Rom. 8:18, I Cor. 2:9, II Cor. 4:17-18, Jas. 1:12, I Pet. 1:3-9, Rev. 2:10 return
"Prayer" Footnotes:return to top
1. Psa. 51:5, Rom. 3:10-12, 23 return
2. Matt. 26:63-64, 27:54, Luke 1:30-33, John 9:35-37, Rom. 1:3-4 return
3. Acts 4:12, 20:28, Rom. 3:25, I John 1:7, Rev. 5:9 return
4. Psa. 16:9-10, Matt. 28:5-7, Mark 16:9, 12, 14, John 2:19, 21, 10:17-18, 11:25, Acts 2:24, 3:15, Rom. 8:11, I Cor. 15:3-7 return
5. Luke 22:69, Acts 2:25-36, Heb. 10:12-13 return
6. I Cor. 3:16, Rev. 3:20 return
7. Eph. 2:13-22, Heb. 9:22, 13:12, 20-21, I John 1:7, Rev. 1:5, 7:14 return
8. Matt. 26:28, Acts 2:21, 4:12, Eph. 1:7, Col. 1:14 return
9. Matt. 21:22, John 6:35, 37-40, Rom. 10:13 return
10. Heb. 11:6 return
11. John 5:14, 8:11, Rom. 6:4, I Cor. 15:10, Rev. 7:14, 22:14 return
12. John 14:6 return
13. Acts 4:12 return