Zephaniah 3:13

The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth...

 

"The Remnant of Israel"

as the sand of the sea....

"Though Israel be as the sand of the Sea a remnant will be saved"

(Isa 10:22; Rom 9:27)  

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Luke 13:24  Strive to enter in at the Narrow Gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

 

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  • "Who is the "Only True God" -  John 17:3 

     

    Could the Savior have possibly made it any clearer when he stated that the Father is the “Only True God”, the Father who he tells us is “his God and ours'?  

    John 17:3 "This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Yahoshua Messiah whom You have sent.  

    John 20:17 Yahoshua *said to her, "…..go to My brethren and say to them, 'I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God.'"  

    Then why do so many Christians still cling to the idea of a 3 in 1 god known as the Trinity?  

    Find the answers to all the confusion -  Who is the Only True God?

 

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"...the Doers of the Law will be Justified"  

Romans 2:13

 

 

The apostle Paul tell us that it's only the “doers of the Law who will be justified" (Romans 2:13).  But doesn’t Paul also tell us that we’re not "under the Law? (Romans 6:15)  Confusing? According to the apostle Peter it is!

2 Peter 3:16  “….some of the things Paul said hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

Don’t be among those who ‘thought’ they were saved, only to find out on Judgment Day that because of their misunderstanding of some of the things Paul said, they’ll be destroyed. (Matt 7:21-23)..

All the answers to the things Paul said that are hard to understand are found in this most informative 4 part series on:

"The Hard Sayings of Paul" - 2 Peter 3:16.

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"The Rapture"

You may be shocked when you find out just who it is that will be taken and who will be left!

A relatively new teaching that was first promoted in the mid - 19th century is a doctrine called the  Rapture. Many will be quite surprised to find out exactly "Who will be taken and who will be left."

Find out the truth about the 'secret raputer' in "Who will be ‘Raptured’ and when will it happen?"  and "The History of the Rapture."

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 Peter's Vison on the Roof (Acts 10) 

For the 1,500 years before the Savior's death and resurrection the Heavenly Father considered the eating of such animals as pigs, horses, shrimp, dogs, rats and cats an “abomination“ (Leviticus 11:10, 11, 12, 13, 20, 23, 41, 42).

Did God Almighty change His mind about these animals being an abomination in Acts chapter 10?  Was Peter’s vision on the roof a sign that now pigs, lobsters, rats, cats, dogs and snakes were now acceptable as food?  No, of course not.  .

Find out what it actually was that God did change His mind about in:   Peter’s Vision on the Roof.

 Peter's Vison on the Roof (Acts 10) 

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 Why is it that only  -- 

“a Remnant of Israel will be Saved.” Isa10:20-23; Rom 9:27 -

Read the answer below

We'll be taking a look at these and many other biblical topics throughout the website, some of which we must have a proper understanding of in order to be saved. You don't want to wait until Judgment Day to find out that you've been deceived into believing a lie.   The Messiah tells that "the road is narrow that leads to life, and few there will be that find it " - Matt 7:14.

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Before you begin to browse the site allow me to correct a misconception that some people have concerning

“The Remnant of Israel.”

Israel is mentioned over 2,500 times in Bible, and except for a small amount of those times where it’s referring to the patriarch Jacob, who’s name was changed to Israel, it is always talking about the physical nation of Israel. Never is such a thing as “spiritual Israel” every mentioned in the Bible. I’m confident that some people having heard the term “spiritual Israel” mentioned so many times that they actually thought the Scriptures talk about such a thing, but it doesn’t.   So the “Remnant of Israel” is referring to

1)  a remnant of the physical nation of Israel, that being the 12 tribes, "to whom belongs the covenants, the adoption as Sons, ....the promises" (Rom 9:1-5).   

2) and beginning with Cornelius and his family, who were the first gentile converts accepted into the faith (Act 10), the Gospel was opened up to all men everywhere "who fear Yahuweh and work righteousness" (Act 10:34-35; 11:18). The Gentiles were now grafted into the Natural Olive Tree (Rom 11:24), and have "joined the Commonwealth of Israel" (Eph 2:11-12), through the blood of it's #1 citizen, Yahoshua the Messiah (vs. 13)

Here are a couple of the misconceptions that some people have concerning Israel: .

1) There are those that believe that the heavenly Father Yahuweh has broken His Covenant which He swore unto the forefathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, in that Israel would be His People “forever“ (Psa 105:6-10;  Ezk 37:21-28; 1 Chr 22:17; Exo  32:12), and that now the Gentiles have somehow supplanted the physical nation of Israel, and they, the gentiles, have now become the new “spiritual Israel.“ There are some Christian denominations that actually go as far as to say that the physical nation of Israel has become irrelevant and been replaced by the gentiles.

2)  and then there are those that believe that two groups of people will be saved, that is the of physical remnant of Israel and the “gentiles.”

Neither of those two scenarios are true of course. The gentiles, as I mentioned above,  can be saved by joining themselves to Israel, and being grafted into the Natural Olive Tree, that being the literal nation of Israel (Rom 11:16-24). Thus becoming part of the Nation of Israel. 

So the fact remains that “though Israel will be as the sand of the sea a remnant will be saved/“ And that remnant will consist of those of the “physical nation of Israel“ and those that have joined themselves to Israel, who will be saved. Please consider the following facts that so few ‘ministers,’ and consequently their congregations, are not aware of:

  • Both the Old and New Covenants were made exclusively with the nation of Israel, and not with the gentiles or pagan nations of the world. (Jer 31:31-33; Heb 8:7-13). 
  • The apostle Paul, along with the entire bible, makes it clear that to Israel according to the flesh”  belongs everything, including the “adoption as sons and the promises….” (Rom 9:1:4).
  • When the Savior walked the earth he had nothing to do with the gentiles, he came “only for the Lost sheep of the House of Israel" (Matt 10:5; 15:24). It wasn't until years later that the gentiles were accepted into the faith, beginning with Cornelius and his family (Act 10). 
  • When the New Jerusalem comes down out of Heaven there will be 12 gates leading into that  City, and above each of those gates will be the name of one of 12 tribes of Israel (Rev 21:12). There will be no such thing as a “Christian gate” or a “gentile” gate. The gentiles would have had to join themselves to the Commonwealth of Israel (Ezek 47:21-23; Isa 56:1-8), and thereby gaining access to salvation (John 4:22).

So once again, even “though Israel, and those of the nations that have joined themselves to Israel, will be as the sand of the Sea, it will be a remnant that will be saved” (Isa 10:22; Rom 9:2).

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Why is it that only a “remnant” be saved?

Someone once asked the Savior, “Lord, will there only be a few people saved” to which the Messiah answered “Strive to enter at the Narrow Gate, for many I tell you will seek to enter and not be able to" (Luke 13:23-24).

Why is it that the Savior tells us to “strive” to enter that Narrow Gate, and why is it that many who are seeking to enter “will not” be able to? Because it’s only the Truth that can set us free (John 8:31-36). And that “truth” would become greatly distorted over time, which is why the Savior asked the question, “Will the Son of man find faith on the earth when he returns?” (Luke 18:8).  We have to strive to make sure that our faith is based on the Word of God. There are roughly 30,000 different Christian denominations in the world today, none of them agreeing the other 29,999 as to what the Bible actually says. Can they all have the truth?  Do any of them have the truth?

 

Yahoshua said "If any man wishes to come after me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily and follow me. For who ever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake, is the one who will save it." -  Luke 9:23-24

We're told 6 different times in the 4 Gospels that in order to find life we have to first "lose our lives". (see passages below). That is, we have to consider ourselves crucified with the Messiah and allow him to live his life in us (Rom 6:6; Gal 2:20; 5:24; 6:14). As the Savior said above that's not a request it's something "we must do".

Below are some of the “requirements” that will have been fulfilled by those who will inherit Eternal Life, that being “the Remnant of Israel". Keep in mind that what you’re about to read are not “suggestions” they are “requirements” and if even one of them are not fulfilled in a person's life they will not inherit the Kingdom of God. They'll find out when it's to late that they were never saved (Matt 7:21-23).

  • they must take up their cross “daily” and follow after the Messiah - Matt 16:24. If  they’re not taking up their cross daily they will not be saved.
  • they must love Yahoshua more than they love their mother, father, wives, sisters, brothers, and their own lives (Luke 14:26), if they put anyone before their love for Yahuweh and/or Yahoshua they will not be saved.
  • they must - "keep the commandments." - 1 John 5;3; 1 John 2:3; 3:22. If someone practices sin they will not inherit the Kingdom of God - Heb 10:26-29.  
  • they must take upon themselves the yoke of the Messiah and “walk even as the Savior walked” - Matt 11:27-28; 1 John 2:6 
  • they will have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires Gal 5:24.  
  • they will purify themselves even as Messiah is pure - 1 John 3:3
  • they will not sin, for no one who sins has seen the Savior or knows Him. - 1 John 3:6  
  • they will be purified unto Yahoshua as a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Tit 2:14  
  • they will not sin, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth; for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid. - Zeph 3:13

All of the above conditions “must and will be fulfilled” by those that will be saved, that being "The Remnant of Israel". Are we beginning to see why it is the Messiah tells us to “strive” to enter that Narrow Gate, and why it is that many who "tried" to be saved will not be able to (Luke 13:23-24)? Or why it is that Paul tells us to “work out our salvation in fear and trembling” (Phil 2:12)? 

Over the last 2,000 years Satan, through his ministers, have deceived multitudes in to believing that all one had to do in order to be saved was 'say a prayer' or "accept the Savior into your hearts." Friend, it's not a question of us accepting the Savior, it's a question of whether or not he'll "accept" us on Judgment Day. And this much we can be sure of, that:

  • unless we lose our life, and allow the Savior to live his life in us - Luke 9:23-24.
  • unless we love him more than anyone or anything else - Luke 14:26  
  • unless we repent of our sins - Luke 13:3,5; John 5:14; 8;11

-  we will not be saved.

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A “preview” of Judgment Day for many!

The Savior gives us a glimpse of Judgment Day and how many people on that day who "thought" they were saved, “thought” they knew the Messiah, will find out when it’s to late that “he never knew them” - they were never saved. Why, because they never stopped sinning.

Matt 7:21-23 Many will say unto me in that day, that is on Judgment Day, Lord, Lord, we did everything in your name, for your glory." And then I will declare unto them, "depart from me, I never knew you, you workers of Lawlessness." (paraphrased)

"Lawlessness" is another word for sin, and sin is a violation of the Law (1 John 3:4), and because so many people have been deceived into believing that they no longer have to obey the Father’s Law, a Law described as “prefect, holy, righteous, and good” (Psa 19:7; Rom 7:12) they never stopped violating it.

These same people completely ignore all the many warnings by the Savior and his disciples in how we must stop sinning. If anyone tells you that what you're about to read below does not apply to you, such as your minister, pastor, bishop or priest, you can be sure that he or she is either a minister of Satan (2 Cor 11:13-15) or they are deceived themselves. At which point you'll have a choice to either continue to be deceived or embrace what you now know to be true. Please consider carefully what you’re about to read:

  • “…if you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments." (Mat 19:17) The Messiah does not say "try" to keep the commandments, he says "keep them."
  • “unless you repent, stop sinning, you will all likewise perish“ (Luke 13:3,5; Act Act 2:38; 3:19)
  • “go and sin no more unless something worse happens to you”  (John 5:14; 8:11)
  • “If we continue to practice sin after coming to a knowledge of the truth there remains no more sacrifice for sin….but a fearful judgment.” (Heb 10:26-29 
  • Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound “God forbid”….. (Rom 6:1-2)
  • work out your salvation “in fear and trembling” (Phil 2:12).
  • …do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts, (Rom 6:12). Paul does not say "try" not to let sin reign, he says "do not" let sin reign.   
  • Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness? Rom 6:16   
  • Paul, "I’m warning you, as I’ve warned you in the past, sinners will not inherit the Kingdom of God” (Gal 5:19-21 
  • “by this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.” (1 John 2:3 
  • The one who says they know him and does not stop sinning is a liar (1 John 2:4)
  • No one who is born of God commits sin…by this we know the children of God and the children of the devil, he who sins is of the devil (1 John 3:9-10).
  • And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure (1 John 3:3).  
  • the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows those who are his. …every one that names the name of the Messiah departs from sin . (2 Tim 2:19) 
  • those who practice the deeds of the flesh will not inherit the Kingdom of God (Gal 5:19-21)

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The intent of this website is to find and encourage those that are sincerely seeking the "Truth" of Yahuweh's Word, and are willing to “walk even as the Savior walked” (1 John 2:6). Please consider this as an interactive site in which you can voice your opinions and understanding of the Scriptures, so that together we might come to an accurate knowledge of the Truth whereby we must be saved. For it’s only the “truth” that can set us free (John 8:32-36). No one ever has or ever will be set free by believing a lie, it will be a remnant that will be saved. (Zeph 3:13; 2 Tim 2:26; Rev 21:7). Don’t place your Salvation in the hands of your ministers, rabbi’s or priests, for on Judgment Day we’ll all stand alone and “if the blind lead the blind they‘ll both fall into the pit” (Matt 15:14)


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Along with the videos listed above, below is a sampling of the articles you'll find on this website. To view all the articles click 'here'.

 

 The Only True God (Video) - The Only True God of the Bible - there are 3 categories listed here

 

"One Name given among Men by which we MUST be saved"  (Act 4:12) and you'll be surprised to learn - it was not Jesus.  (click here to read the article and view 2 videos) 

 

The Trinity - here's a brief sample of the many passages that so many people today misunderstand concerning just who the Almighty is. To view all the articles click 'here'

 

The apostle Peter tells us that many people will be destroyed on Judgment Day because of their misunderstanding of some of the things the apostle Paul said (2 Pet 3:16). You don't want to be one of them. Read the articles below to see just what it was that Paul said that so many people are misunderstanding.  

 

Old Covenant / New Covenant - the article

 

Biblical Articles (below is a small sample of the articles you'll find on this site, to view them all chick 'here'.

 

*The Heavenly Father Name in Hebrew are the four Hebrew letters Y-H-W-H or Yod-Hey-Waw-Hey, and is pronounced "Yahweh" or "Yahuweh" with the 'oo' sound, "Yah-oo-weh". If it's not posted already, I'll be posting an article explaining the Father's Name and how it was taken out of His Book.

**The word typically translated 'God' is the Hebrew word 'Elohim', which I'll be using now and then throughout this site.

(We must lose our lives to find life - Matt 10:37-39; Matt 16:24-26; Mar 8:34-37; Luk 9:23-26; Luke 17:33 John 12:25)

 

* Who is “The Only True God? - John 17:3 

* The Trinity  -  (11 articles)    

* Yahuweh, that is My name "forever" to all generations

* One Name given among Men by which we MUST be Saved Act 4:12  -  (1 Article; 2 videos)

* Paul "said things that are Hard to Understand" - 2 Pet 3:16  -  (1 video; 4 articles)

* What exactly is the Old Covenant and the New Covenant?  (1 article; 4 videos)

Below are 3 Categories:

1)  a list of articles on Various Bible Topics

2)  a list of Bible Passages Explained (passages which are often times misunderstood have an asterisk in front of them)

3) a list of Miscellaneous Articles written by various authors, which are both enlightening and thoughtful.

Various Bible Topics 

 

We're told that after God gave the 10 Commandments He “added no more” Deut 5:22-31

 

 

Did the Savior obey "all" of the Law? The answer will surprise you. 

 

 

 

Why do we not sacrifice animals today?  Again, it's not the answer you thought it would be. 

 

 

 

The apostles Paul tells us in all his letters that we are to be "Spotless and Blameless" at the appearing of the Son of Man.

 

 

 

What we must believe about the Messiah Yahoshua.

 

 

 

Should we worship the Messiah? Yes, but why?

 

 

 

Who is the "Only" True Savior?

 

 

 

What exactly is the Old Covenant and New Covenant?

 

 

 

The Heavenly Father has a Name which His People, throughout all generations, know 

 

 

 

"Hear of Israel, Yahuweh our God - Yahuweh is ONE" - Deut 6:4

 

 

 

The Sabbath Day - Was it changed to "Sun-day" in the New Testament?

 

 

 

Bible Proofs

 

 

 

The Passover: Why all the confusion?

 

 

 

A Wise Man or a Fool - which are you?

 

 

 

The Rapture - Who will be taken?

 

 

 

The History of the Rapture

 

 

 

Dinosaurs and the Bible?

 

 

Bible Passages Explained 

(passages which are often times misunderstood have an asterisk in front of them)

  Genesis chapter 1 "the earth was formless and void"?

*Genesis 1:26 "Let Us make man in our image...."

  Genesis 23:1 to 25:18  -  video talk on the passages

  Genesis 25:19 to 28:9  -  video talk on the passages

  Genesis 28:10 to 32:3  -  video talk on the passages

  Genesis 32:3 to 36:43  -  video talk on the passages

  Genesis 37:1 to 40:23  -  video talk on the passages

  Genesis 41:1 to 44:17  -  video talk on the passages

  Genesis 44:18 to 47:26 - video talk on the passages

  Exodus 1:1 to 6:1      -     video talk on the passages

*Exodus 3:15 "Yahuweh, this is My Name throughout all generations

*Exodus 12:40  Did Israel spend 430 years in Egypt? - No

*Exodus 31:16-17 The Sabbath Day

  Deut 1:1 to 3:22 (part 1) - video talk on the passages

*Deut 5:22 Concerning the Law,  Moses tells us  "and He added no more"

*Deut 6:4 "Hear of Israel, Yahuweh our God - Yahuweh is ONE" 

*Joshua 5:5 Was the Passover observed the 40 years in the Wilderness?

*Isaiah 43:11 "I, even I, am Yahuweh; and beside me there is no savior.

*Jeremiah 31:31-34 "In the latter days I will make a New Covenant with the house of Israel...."

*Matt 5:17-19 What did the Savior mean in that he "came to fulfill the Law?

 Luke 11:34 "The Light of the Body is the eye"

*John 1:1   "...and the Word was God"

*John 8:58 "Before Abraham was I AM"

*John 10:30 "I and the Father are One"

*John 10:34 "I said you are gods"

*John 17:3 Why did the Savior say His Father is the Only True God?

*Acts 4:12 There is One Name given among men by which "we must" be saved

*Acts 10 Peter's vision on the roof

*Rom 2:13 Why did Paul say "The Doers of the Law will be justified"

*Rom 3:20  "By the deeds of the Law there shall no flesh be justified"

*Rom 6:14-15 What did Paul mean by saying "We are not under the Law?"

*Rom 7:15-19 Paul "I do the very evil I do not want to do"

*Rom 10:4 Isn't the Messiah the "end of the Law"?

  Rom 11:26 "... all of Israel will be saved...".

*Galatians 3:24 "Therefore the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Messiah"l

  Col 1:15 The First Born of all Creation

*Col 2:8-9 - In Him all the fullness of the Godhead dwelt

*Colossians 2:14  The Messiah nailed "our debt" to the tree.

*Colossians 2:16-17  "Let no man judge you in regard to meat, drink, ...holy days, and the Sabbath Day"

*Hebrews 1:1-2  God created the worlds "through" His Son

*Hebrews 8:7-13 "This is the New Covenant that I will make with the House of Israel in those days"

*1 Peter 3:21 "Baptism now Saves you" 

*2 Peter 3:16  Some people will be destroyed for thier misunderstanding of the things Paul said

*1 John 1:8 "If we say we have no sin..."

*1 John 5:7  "...three that bear witness in heaven"

*1 John 5:20  "...this is the true god"

  Rev 3:14, Col 1:15-16, Heb 1:1-2 and Genesis 1:26. Explained

*Rev 22:1-3 How many are sitting on the Almighty's Throne? 

 

Misc. Articles

Below is a list of some enlightening and thoughtful articles written by various authors.