STUDY THE BIBLE 4a (STB-4a)

“MORE QUESTIONS FROM MUSLIMS” (Part 2)

 

IS DELIVERANCE FROM DEVILS FOR TODAY?

If you are a Christian, you will not need for deliverance from Satan or devils, as this happened when you got saved and you were “…delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: Colossians 1:13.

You will just need to start living as a Christian in your thoughts, words and deeds. As Paul says the FIVE SINS we must not commit are lust, idols, fornication, tempting Christ, murmuring. (1Cor 10:6-10), and it’s by these windows being left open in our lives, that we invite Satan and his devils back into our lives.

Yes, it’s called delivering yourself from sin. As rats and cockroaches appear if food is left lying around, then devils will appear if sin is present. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: 1 Pet 5:8

If you are leaving out the ‘food’ of lusting and wanting and coveting things; fornicating that is actual or just in the mind; tempting Christ and doubting God’s words and promises; having idols in your life, and these may not be physical, but in the mind; and murmuring and complaining. When Satan sees these sins, he can attack you. Can you lose your salvation? No. You are eternally secure in Christ.

What is tempting Christ? This means to speak against God “Where are you God in this situation?” And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread. And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; … Numbers 21:5-6 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. 1 Cor 10:9

All other deliverance is a total waste of time and promoted by pastors who can’t understand the Bible, who seek their own glory or who may be after your money. There is the mistaken belief that devils can’t possess the body of a Christian, but this is not true as they can possess and live in the flesh of Christians but they, and Satan, can NEVER POSSESS THE SAVED SOUL.

If you, as saved person, think you are being inhabited by devils, be comforted with the fact, that you will be going to heaven, but then you must ask yourself, what is it in your life, that devils think they can come into you? When you Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. James 4:7. How do we know how to live as a Christian? We study Paul and his writings and doctrine for Christians in his New testament books from Romans to Philemon.

 

“WHERE DID THE BIBLE COME FROM?”

When God first talked to Adam in the garden of Eden about 6,000 years ago (Gen 2:19), and told him about the history of creation (Genesis chapter 1), Adam wrote it down in “The Book of the Generations of Adam” (Genesis 5:1).

Adam knew Methuselah (Genesis 5:21) personally, and before he died, he handed over all his historical documents, papers and books to Methuselah. They were then handed over to Shem, Noah’s son (Genesis 5:32), who then handed them over to Abraham.

All documents, books and papers, were then handed down to Moses who simply compiled and brought together, all the previous written history, into the first five books of the Bible, called “The Book of Moses” (Mark 12:26; Nehemiah 13:1; 2Chronicles 25:4; Exodus 17:14).

And this is the way it has always been with “… holy men of God spake (speaking) as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.” 2 Peter 1:20-21, with what they spoke, being written down and recorded.

Further history was recorded by Joshua, the Judges of Israel, Saul, David, Solomon, the Kings, the Prophets, right down to Malachi, and then, the recording duties are taken over by all the writers of the New Testament, starting with Matthew, right down to John with his Book of the Revelation.

For several years, the King James Bible translators, sifted through all relevant documents and Bible translations, and produced the perfect Bible in 1611, in English, to be distributed throughout the whole world by England. God waited till one nation, England, ruled the world, because “The sun never set on the British Empire”, meaning the whole world knew the English language.

What we have today is the 66 books of the English King James Bible, also known as The Authorized Bible – perfect, infallible, inspired and without error.

So we can see the Bible dates right back to the beginning of the world, and long before any books of other religions.  

 

IS WATER BAPTISM FOR TODAY? NO

So Paul makes it crystal clear. Paul said “For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.” (1 Corinthians 1:17). People say “Oh, I got water baptised as a baby, therefore I must be saved.” The only baptism you will need today, is that which occurs, when you get saved. When the jailer believed on the Lord Jesus Christ and was saved (Acts 16:31), the Holy Ghost automatically baptised him (placed into) Jesus Christ. As the scriptures say For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit. 1 Corinthians 12:13. See that? No water! It’s be the Holy Ghost when you believe. Other scriptures are Romans 6:3; Ephesians 4:5; Colossians 2:12.

 

ARE TONGUES FOR TODAY? NO

Tongues were for the Jews at Pentecost, to show them God was now speaking in 17 other languages to the world. Up till then, God had spoken exclusively to the Jew through their prophets and holy men (2Pet 1:21). Tongues were a sign of judgment. Tongues are not for believers and saved people, but for the unsaved Jew. As the scriptures say Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to them that believe not: but prophesying serveth not for them that believe not, but for them which believe. 1 Corinthians 14:22

 

IS HEALING FOR TODAY?

Yes, it’s called healing from sin. All can expect to be healed in this manner. Study 1Pet 2:24 and Is 53:5 and see the meaning is healing from sin and not physical healing.

1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.

Isaiah 53:5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed (from sin).

Can we pray for physical healing? Of course! According to the Lord’s will for each of us. A lot of physical problems can simply be from a bad diet, lack of exercise or staying up too late.

 

IS CHURCH MEMBERSHIP FOR TODAY? NO

The only membership you will need today, it to be a member of Christ’s body, and that occurs when you first believe on the Lord Jesus Christ. And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all. Ephesians 1:22-23. Churches want you to become church members to bring you under their bondage with their constitutions. 1. You will tithe 2. If you don’t attend for 6 weeks you will be struck off 3. You will believe our doctrine and not what the Bible says … and so on.

 

IS TITHING FOR TODAY? NO

God owns it all. When we study 2Corinthians chapters 8 and 9, we see that God loves a cheerful giver (2 Cor 9:7). Tithing was the commandment under the Old Testament law. We are not to just to give 10%, but 20%, 30%, 40% and 50% and more. BUT IF YOU WON’T DO IT CHEERFULLY, IT WILL BE A SIN ON YOUR ACCOUNT.

WHERE DO I FIND IN THE BIBLE HOW TO LIVE

MY LIFE AS A CHRISTIAN?

Study Paul in his 13 books of Romans to Philemon.

 

ARE DENOMINATIONS FOR TODAY? NO

Get saved, believe and study the King James Bible, and follow Paul. Do we follow Christ? Absolutely! And Paul shows us how to as Christians Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1.

Do not be a Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian or any other Christian denomination or you will be blinded by their wrong doctrines and their choice of bad Bibles eg NIV, Good News, NASB etc.

If you can’t read or speak English, then do the best you can with the Bible in your own language.

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Harley Hitchcock

                                                                                       

Australian Bible Ministries, PO Box 5058 Mt. Gravatt East 4122 Qld, Australia
www.AustralianBibleMinistries.com