2 Peter 3:16 The Hard Sayings of Paul - Part 1
The apostle Peter tells us in 2 Peter 3:15-16 that the apostle Paul said some things that are hard to understand. And Peter goes on to tell us that people will be DESTROYED for their misunderstanding of those 'hard things' that Paul said. What could Paul have said that was of such importance that would cause people to be destroyed for their misunderstanding of it.
One example is Paul telling us in Romans 2:13 that “those who obey the Law will be justified” and in the very next chapter he says that “no man will be justified by the deeds of the Law” Roman 3:19-20. And latter on in the same chapter, Rom 3:31, Paul tells us that “we establish the Law through faith”
Confusing! Maybe not for you but it was for the apostle Peter.
Learn the answer to these supposedly contradictory statements made by Paul and much more in Part's 1 and 2 of “The Hard Sayings of Paul”.
Part 2 of 3 Peter 3:16 "The Hard Sayings of Paul"
In Part 2 of “the Hard Sayings of Paul” we'll take a look at:
* Act 21:25 “concerning the gentiles”
* Why Paul was to offer a “sin Sacrifice” while under a Nazirite Vow, roughly 20 years after the death and resurrection of the Messiah Yahoshua?
* Why the Messiah had to die for sins, if we'll told that we'll be forgiven if we repent?
* The meaning of “the righteous shall live by faith
* What sins we're forgiven on the Day of Atonement?
Romans 3:20 "no man is justified by the works of the Law"
Why after telling us that "only those who obey the Law will be justified" (Rom 2:13) does Paul say that 'no man will be justified by the deeds of the Law" (Rom 3:20)? Does Paul sound a little confusing in making those statements? According to the apostle Peter it sounds confusing (2 Pet 3:16).
Peter tells us that some things Paul said "are hard to understand" (2 Pet 3:16). And this my friend is one of those things Paul said that many Christians misunderstand. BUT, what Peter also tells us is that people who are misunderstanding Paul "WILL BE DESTROYED". Are you one of those people who are misunderstanding some of the things Paul said? Find out.
Romans 6:14 "we are not under the Law......"
The apostle Paul tells us in Romans 6:13 that “we ar not under the Law but under grace”. Does not being “under the Law” mean that we are no longer required to obey God's Law? To misunderstand Paul, as the apostle Peter tells us, will cause many people to be destroyed. It would be worthwhile for you to watch the video and make sure that you are not among those that are misunderstanding Paul.
Videos discussions on passages that people often use in an attempt to deny the words of the Messiah Yahoshua, in that his Father is "The Only True God' (John 17:3), His God and our God (John 20:17).
John 10:30 "I and the Father are one"
In John 10:30 after telling the Jews that “he and His Father are one” the Jews accused the Messiah of blasphemy. What did the Savior mean when he said that He and his Father are one? Was he explaining that he and his Father were part of a 3 – 1 god known as a Trinity? Would you be surprised to learn that 'we' his disciples are to be one “just as he and the Father are one”? (John 17:19,22).
Please view the video. It's very informative. I believe you'll learn things for the Scriptures that you might not have known before.
John 10:34 "I said you are gods"
Who are these 'gods' the Messiah was referring to.
Most people are unaware of the fact that even though the Almighty tells us that there is 'no God but Him', there are numerous others in the Bible referred to as ''gods''. These other 'gods' are called 'god' by the Almighty Himself. such as the passage the Messiah quoted in John 10:34 when he said "did not He (the heavenly Father Yahuweh) call them gods unto whom the word of God came" John 10:33-34. Find out who these gods, and others that are referred to in the Bible as 'gods' by Yahuweh Himself. Such as Moses, angels, the judges of Israel, Samuel the Prophet and others. This is a very enlightening video. you'll hear things that even your minister does know and in all likelihood won't be able to explain.
John 1:1 "in the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God"
In John 1:1 we're told that the 'logos' meaning the Word, speaking of Yahoshua the Messiah, was “with God” and that he was the very God that he was with. Is this how the apostle John meant for us to understand his words here?
Again, if you have an honest heart and it's the truth that you are seeking, watch the video and you decide what it is John was telling us.
Col 2:9 For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,
In Colossians 2:9 we're told that "the fullness of Deity/God" dwells in the Messiah Yahoshua. Does this 'fullness of God' make the Messiah the very God who is said to be dwelling in him? Or does it possibly make the Messiah Yahoshua equal to the very God that is indwelling him? Those questions and more are discussed in this video.
Below is a four part series describing what the apostles preached and taught concerning the Messiah Yahoshua and Yahuweh, the Heavenly Father.
A person could not possibly know the Messiah Yahoshua without first knowing who God is. Who is God? From a biblical prospective that's a simply question to answer. We're told explicitly a number of times who God is. Then WHY are there so many different 'opinions' as to who exactly God is?
Trinity - a 3 in 1 god in which there are 3 separate and distinct beings and yet the three make up One God.
Twinity - a 2 in 1 god in which it's said that the Father and Son make up the one true God
Oneness doctrine - which teaches that since there is only 'one' god, which, as they say, was 'originally the Father. The Father became the Son and the Son, when he died, became the Holy Spirit.
The Father alone is God - still others believe that the Father, Yahuweh is the Only True God.
In the Video you'll learn the fact that there are 'many gods' mentioned in the Bible, such as: Moses, Samuel the Prophet, Angels and the Judges of Israel. And you'll come to know exactly "Who God is".
Part 2 - Yahuweh is the Only True God (John 17:3)
If I were to ask you if you believe in the Messiah (Christ) Yahoshua, I’m confident that just about everyone would answer in the affirmative, “Definitely I believe”. With that being the case then why is it that most Christians refuse to believe the things he said about His Father, Yahuweh? He said that his Father is the “Only True God” (John 17:3), he said that His Father is both “his God and our God” (John 20:17). Do you believe that? Then how could one say he/she believes in the Messiah and yet refuse to believe the things he said?
Part 3 - What the apostles preached and taught about the Messiah Yahoshua
I believe the best way to determine “who God Is” is to read what the apostles preached and taught about the Messiah Yahoshua. How many times did they tell people that he was “god the son” or a ‘god/man’ or the 2nd person of a triune god known as a Trinity? The answer is of course NEVER. What then did they tell peole concerning the Messiah? Find out the answer in this video.
Part 4 - Continuation of 'what the apostles preached and taught about the Messiah Yahoshua
Romans 3:20-23 Why Someone had to die for our sins (Part 1)
Why did the Mashiach/Messiah have to suffer and die for the sins of Israel? Doesn't the Heavenly Father Yahuweh tell Israel that “if a man turns from his sins and repents He will be forgiven for his sins”? Yes He most certainly does, in such places as Eze 18:27; Eze 33:11; Pro 28:13; Isa 55:6 etc. If a man could repent and be forgiven why then was it necessary for the Suffering Servant of Isaiah 53 to have to suffer and die in order to redeem Israel?
In the two part video linked below we're going to answer that question and many others questions that are almost never asked. In Romans 3:20-23 Paul tells us that no man can be justified by the Law and then he goes on to tell us that there is a 'righteousness' outside the Law or without the Law. By saying that 'no one can be justified by the Law' is Paul saying that obedience to the Law is no longer necessary? Absolutely not! Just a few verses earlier in Romans 2:13 Paul tells us that it will ONLY be those that “obey the Law that will be justified”. Also in Romans 3:31 Paul makes it clear that “we establish the Law through faith”. Then what exactly did Paul mean by saying that no man could be justified by the Law? We'll answer that question and many others in the two part video below. Part 1 is a rather long video but I'm confident that you'll find a lot of information discussed in it and in part 2 that you'll never hear discussed your synagogues and churches. Thank you for taking the time to view the videos. Shalom Reuven
Romans 3:20-23 Why Someone had to die for our sins (Part 2)
In this two part video we'll be discussing Romans 3:20-23 and in the process we'll be taking a look at two other vitally important topics.
1) If the Almighty told Israel that "if they repent he'll forgive them" then why did someone have to die for their sins?
2) What is it that the apostle Paul said that Peter tell us will cause people to be DESTROYED for their misunderstanding of ? 2 Pet 3:14-17.
The Old and New Covenants - What are they? -
As amazing as it may sound most Christians today have no idea what the New Covenant actually is. In this video it will be shown that the New Covenant IS NOT the Letters from Matthew to Revelation. and the Old Covenant IS NOT the Books from Genesis to Malachi. Then what is the New Covenant? View the video and learn possibly for the first time just what the New Covenant actaully is.
Part 1 - The Abrahamic Covenant
Part 3 - The New Covenant - What is it?
The Heavenly Father's Name -
The Heavenly Father, Yahuweh, tells us that His People "know HIs Name" (Isa 52:6), His People are called by His Name (2 Chron 7:14). The Messiah, Yahoshua, said that He manifested His Father's name to his disciples (John 17:6, 26). Do you know His Name? Can you possibly be His People if you don't know His Name?
No other Name given among Men... Acts 4:12
Would you be surprised, or even shocked, to learn that the letter "J" did not exist in any language on the face of the earth until the 16th century? If that were true, which it is , then what Name was the Messiah called by when he walked the earth? It absolutely was not 'Jesus' What is the name then by which we must be saved? Watch the video and read the articles
"No other Name given among men...." Acts 4:12
Why did the Messiah Yahoshua have to die for the sins of Israel? Didn't Yahuweh, through the prophet Ezekiel, tell Israel that that if a man turns from his sins Yahuweh would forgive that man? Yes He does (Ezek 18:21; etc ). Then why did someone still have to die for the sins of others?This is a two part video explaining "Why someone had to die for the sins of Israel". There is a lot of information contained in these two videos, thinjgs most people never heard before. So you might want to get a pen and paper and jot down the passages I'll be discussing - Reuven
Part 1 - Why did someone have to die for the sins of Israel - Romans 3:20-23
Part 2 - Why did someone have to die for the sins of Israel - Romans 3:20-23
Part 1 - the story of my growing up in the projects in Cleveland and how the heavenly Father, Yahuweh, brought me to Jerusalem some 36 years later, waiting for the Messiah's return. Of which I'm convinced will be very soon, months not years.
Part 2 - from Baptism to the Trinity. The Almighty showed me the importance of Baptism and how He, the Heavenly Father Yahweh, is the Only True Elohim (G-d) - John 17:3
100 Years of History at the Kotel (Western Wall)
Jerusalem - The Center of the Earth - Ezekiel 38:3
The Sea of Galilee at 5 in the morning
The sun rising over the Sea or Galilee (a 13 minute video)
The Facts about Israel - a short Documentary
Tours of the Old City Jerusalem:
- From the Jaffa Gate to the Kotel (Western Wall)
- Masada - some short video clips of the top of the Mountain
- Tour of the Old City Jerusalem - From the Jaffa Gate to the Damascus Gate
- Tour around the Walls of the Old City - Jerusalem
- Jerusalem - a walk down Jaffa and Ben Yahuda streets in the evening
- A Short video of Ben Yahuda Street, Jerusalem, on a Friday afternoon
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Thank You Reuven