LOVE MY ENEMIES?
by Tony Alamo
Amos 5:15 says, “Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment [GOD’s judgment which is HIS WORD] in the gate.”
The law, the real law, the only wise law, not the satanic, secular perversion of law that we see today, but the pure and just law of GOD is for the lawless. “But we [who are the people of GOD and have perfect knowledge and understanding] know that the law [of GOD] is good, if a man use it lawfully; Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind [homosexuals, lesbians, perverts], for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine; According to the glorious gospel of the blessed GOD, which was committed to my trust [and every true fundamental, orthodox Christian’s trust!]. And I thank CHRIST JESUS our LORD, who hath enabled me, for that HE counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry” (I Tim. 1:8-12).
As Christians that are fundamentalists, orthodox, filled with the HOLY SPIRIT, we are not to be double minded, but are to be single minded,1 letting our “communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay [yes or no]: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil” (Matt. 5:37).
“Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand. And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away [like the IRS and all of today’s secular government]: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage. Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, against this family do I devise an evil, from which ye shall not remove your necks; neither shall ye go haughtily: for this time is evil” (Micah 2:1-3).
“Submit yourselves therefore to GOD. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you” (James 4:7). The Apostle James tells us all to “Draw nigh to GOD, and HE will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. Humble yourselves in the sight of the LORD, and HE shall lift you up. Speak not evil [lies] one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil [lies] of his brother [a fundamental, orthodox Christian], and judgeth his brother [other than by GOD’s judgment, which is perfect judgment (our judgment is faulty, imperfect)], speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law [if you say GOD’s law is incorrect], thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge [a self-appointed judge]. There is one lawgiver [and it is GOD], who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another [other than when in the HOLY SPIRIT by the actual WORD of GOD]?” (James 4:8-12).
How are the unsaved, the SPIRITUALLY dead, able to judge the saved? They don’t know GOD’s law—HIS WORD! They are dead SPIRITUALLY, and the dead know nothing at all! “But the dead know not any thing” (Eccl. 9:5). Don’t try to plan your own life! “Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. For that ye ought to say, If the LORD will, we shall live, and do this, or that” (James 4:13-15).
JESUS said, “Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets [the Old Testament]: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled” (Matt. 5:17-18).
I believe most unsaved and many professing “Christians” believe that the Old Testament, the Prophets and the Law, no longer applies! They are very wrong! JESUS said so!2 What about the Law and the Prophets, the Old Testament? Should we then punish murderers as the law commands,3 and as the New Testament commands, stating the law is for the lawless? “Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine” (I Tim. 1:9-10).
If we don’t follow the Old Testament, are we a lawless society, as lawless as the Antichrist? YES! What about the laws that today’s anti-Christ government has thought to change? This has been foretold in the book of Daniel by the prophet Daniel. Daniel 7:25 says that Satan’s evil spirit is running today’s wicked government. “And he shall speak great words against the MOST HIGH [blasphemy], and shall wear out the saints of the MOST HIGH, and think to change times and laws [the laws of GOD].” The devil may think to change times, but the book of Revelation says “he [the devil] knoweth that he hath but a SHORT TIME [he can never change the time of his end, his damnation]” (Rev. 12:12). The devil knows that GOD’s WORD, which also is HIS LAW, never changes,4 and that he (the devil) is soon to be tormented forever.5 GOD has allowed all those who fought against HIM and HIS saints to do this for a season. Satan knows who we are and that we, who are saints, know how to patiently wait for GOD’s judgment and CHRIST’s return. “Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of GOD, and the faith of JESUS” (Rev. 14:12). The whole world of ungodly people, those who are deceived, wish to remain evil and worship the beast, the devil’s Roman Catholic, Muslim government. (Roman Catholicism founded Islam to do the dirty work for the Vatican’s present day world rulers [see Jack Chick’s book The Prophet, published by Chick Publications. To order, write to Chick Publications, P.O. Box 3500, Ontario, CA 91761-1019; or call (909) 987-0771].) The LORD is allowing the devil to deceive the wicked people on earth until they be judged with the TRUE LAW, the LAW of GOD, and soon!6
GOD is allowing all of the sinful people to be terrorized, yet they keep sinning more and more.7 All of them will be held responsible.
Obama conned his way into the White House. Because of defiance to GOD, the world is finished, condemned, but they are too far gone to admit it.
Joshua and his army of Israel captured five kings who wanted to destroy the nation of Israel (just as the nations of the world want to destroy Israel today). He slew them and hanged them on five trees. “Then said Joshua, Open the mouth of the cave, and bring out those five kings unto me out of the cave. And they did so, and brought forth those five kings unto him out of the cave, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon. And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings. And they came near, and put their feet upon the necks of them. And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, nor be dismayed, be strong and of good courage: for thus shall the LORD do to all your enemies against whom ye fight. And afterward Joshua smote them, and slew them, and hanged them on five trees: and they were hanging upon the trees until the evening” (Josh. 10:22-26).
We don’t sit down to talk peace with a crazy, lawless bunch of murderers who want to murder our wives, our children, and ourselves. We can’t bargain with the devil.8 I agree with GOD. The leader of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, stated, “How do you have a peace talk with people who deny the Holocaust and say they want to destroy us and America?” As the WORD of GOD says, we must not agree with the devil, but we must, again, “Resist the devil, and he will flee [run away] from you [us]” (James 4:7). But first, submit yourselves to GOD!9
But what about the terrorists? If we were told by GOD to do to them as they did in the Old Testament, that would be easy; but it actually would be easier if you, if all of us, trusted GOD, put all of our confidence in HIM, and trusted HIS WORD, which JESUS says: “But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies [which means keep the commandments before them and, by praying for them, teach the WORD of GOD to them], do good to them which hate you [keeping the commandments is doing good to them], Bless them that curse you [keep the commandments], and pray for them which despitefully use you [pray that they receive the LORD]. For if ye love them which love you [the fundamental Christians], what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them. And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same” (Luke 6:27-28, 32-33).
When the government took away, on false charges, millions of dollars worth of our living facilities, churches, and businesses, and threw all of our people on the streets in mid-winter, I put a large sign in our store window, which they closed and sold, in Nashville, Tennessee, saying, “Naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD” (Job 1:21). They sent me to prison for six years on false IRS charges and many other charges. As for now, they just gave me 175 years in prison on more false charges. I’m trusting GOD for deliverance! People ask me why I don’t seek revenge. GOD says, “Vengeance is MINE; I will repay” (Rom. 12:19). Then I tell them, “JESUS lives in me and I am going to Heaven!” You go there too. The hardest lesson in CHRISTIANITY is “LOVE.” Start out by saying this prayer:
My Lord and my God, have mercy upon my soul, a sinner. 1 I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of the Living God. 2 I believe that He died on the cross and shed His precious blood for the forgiveness of all my former sins. 3 I believe that God raised Jesus from the dead by the power of the Holy Spirit 4 and that He sits on the right hand of God at this moment, hearing my confession of sin and this prayer. 5 I open up the door of my heart, and I invite You into my heart, Lord Jesus. 6 Wash all of my filthy sins away in the precious blood that You shed in my place on the cross at Calvary. 7 You will not turn me away, Lord Jesus; You will forgive my sins and save my soul. I know because Your Word, the Bible, says so. 8 Your Word says that You will turn no one away, and that includes me. 9 Therefore, I know that You have heard me, and I know that You have answered me, and I know that I am saved. 10 And I thank You, Lord Jesus, for saving my soul, and I will show my thankfulness by doing as You command and sin no more. 11
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 your cross daily and follow Jesus for the purpose of mortifying your flesh, 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 watery 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 with Christ on earth, and the fifth step is to reign for God in Christ on earth to the end for the purpose of bringing about the kingdom of Heaven on earth. You must learn the Word of God, submit yourselves one to another, 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 bless and reward you abundantly.
Yours in the wonderful name of Jesus,
Pastor Tony Alamo
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Love My Enemies? footnotes:
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