Greatest Religious Crime

failed prophesies

The date May 21, 2011 will be long remembered like the fall of 1975 when the Jehovah’s Witnesses, through the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, predicted the coming of the Armageddon. Predictions by self-appointed prophets are old stories being repeated again and again.

ECCLESIASTES 3:15 
That which hath been is now; and that which is to be hath already been; and God requireth that which is past.

The saying “history repeats itself” is true. Human beings may die but the spirit of error since its inception to the world is still here!

I JOHN 4:6 
We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

Such spirit of error dwells in people who love to believe a lie more than the truth.

II THESSALONIANS 2:11-12 
11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: 
12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.

The spirit of error which provoked the Seventh Day Adventists to predict that the coming of Christ will be on March 21, 1844 and then again on October 22, 1844 which both failed, is the same spirit that is now working within the group of Harold Camping that says that 21 May, 2011 is the end of the world!

I do not know if I will still be alive on May 21, 2011 but one thing is sure: this is another deception from the spirit of error that worketh in the children of disobedience.

EPHESIANS 2:2 
Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

Maybe most of you will still be alive come May 21, 2011 to see the fulfillment of one of the most important predictions of the Bible:

I JOHN 4:1 
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

MATTHEW 24:24 
For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

Part of obedience is to believe on what we are taught to believe. The Lord Jesus Christ, who is the author and finisher of Christian belief or faith, once said:

MATTHEW 24:36 
But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.

Christian faith must be firmly established on the revealed truth, the word of God taught by the Lord Jesus Christ.

JOHN 17:17 
Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

The truth is, “regarding that day and hour knoweth no man, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only!” Anybody giving an exact date on this God-appointed day will fail!

THE ACTS 17:31 
Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.

THE ACTS 1:7 
And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.

Heeding to these teachings of the Lord, a God-fearing preacher will never set a definite date for the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ.

These are false prophets!




William Miller initially set the day for the return of Jesus Christ in 1843. When the second coming failed to occur, he set another date for March 21, 1844, which also failed and then another date for October 22, 1844, which again failed. The effect on the Millerite movement was a major disaster, and the failure of the return of Jesus Christ to appear was called the “Great Disappointment.” The failed prophecies of William Miller proved that he was a false prophet, not only because of their failure, but also because of the fact that he contradicted Scripture which says that only God knows the time of the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. 

(Source: http://www.ondoctrine.com/10sevadv.htm)

“End of the World” Prophecies 

1914 was one of the more important estimates of the start of the war of Armageddon by the Jehovah’s Witnesses (Watchtower Bible and Tract Society). They computed 1914 from prophecy in the book of Daniel, Chapter 4. The writings referred to “seven times”. The WTS interpreted each “time” as equal to 360 days, giving a total of 2520 days. This was further interpreted as representing 2520 years, measured from the starting date of 607 BCE. This gave 1914 as the target date. 1914, 1918, 1920, 1925, 1941, 1975 and 1994 were other dates that the Watchtower Society predicted. 1975 looked likely as it was computed as the 6000th anniversary of the creation of Adam in the Garden of Eden in 4026 BCE. They interpreted Psalms 90:10 as defining the length of a generation to be 80 years. Since 1914 plus 80 equals 1994, they predicted Armageddon would occur around that year. The latest estimate was 6000 years after the creation of Eve, for which no date can be determined with any accuracy. 

(Source: http://www.preteristarchive.com/StudyArchive/t/theory_false-prophets.html)

DEUTERONOMY 18:22 
When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.

The word translated here presumptuously is זדון – zâdôn which means arrogance.

It is the height of arrogance or boastfulness to directly contradict the written word of God in the Bible! William Miller, Ellen G. White, The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, Bang-Ik Ha, Harold Camping and many more are a gang of false prophets committing a syndicated crime which can be considered as the Greatest Religious Crime in the history of humanity!

Why do I believe that such false predictions constitute the greatest religious crime? It is because of these false preachers and prophets that there will be blasphemers and scoffers!

II PETER 3:3-4 
3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, 
4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

Those who slaughtered the Jews and Christians in the past have committed an abominable crime against God and humanity, but the souls of the murdered Christians were not imperiled! But the greatest crime that can be committed by religious teachers is to endanger the salvation of souls due to misleading doctrines and beliefs!

The rise in number of scientists that reject the Bible is due to these scientists’ frustrations in false religions led by these false prophets. The increasing number of atheists worldwide is also caused by the imprudent interpretations of the Scriptures by these blind religious leaders! Is there any other crime greater than these crimes against God and humanity?

MATTHEW 15:14 
Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

It would have been better and harmless if Harold Camping went on just camping rather than preaching!

Karl Marx's Unwise Definition of Religion

Karl Marx false teachings

Good evening Bro. Eli,

I have read this blog and is consistently watching your “Ang Dating Daan” (The Old Path) program. I am a Protestant and is currently a member of the opposition in the Philippines (in 2007), “Bayan Muna” (County First). I am an activist studying in University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman (in 2007). 

I believe in God. However, when a person gets so much involved with activism, they believe in Marxism (Karl Marx) which then believes in materialism and that there is no God. 

I am confused. I would like to continue being a leader of mass organization which caters for the poor. I would like to deliver the wrongdoings of this administration in rallies. I would like to help the workers attain their P125 increase in salary and to defend the farmers from the greed landlords in our country. I know you share the same loving mercy for the poor. But I don’t want to give up my faith in Christ. I know there is God, but I don’t want to stop myself from shouting for justice and peace in our country. 

I want to ask you Bro Eli, what is your stand regarding New People’s Army? I know it’s wrong to kill, but if they kill because of their belief, would it be right? What does your religion say about rallies and demonstrations? If I join your religion, can I still fight for these people’s right: An advocate of God and yet in a leftist group? What is your stand regarding opposition and their programs for the poor. 

Please help me Bro Eli, I am confused. My pastor tells me my question is hard and he can’t answer me. I don’t want to trust that pastor anymore, if he can’t answer a simple question, how can I trust him my very own salvation! I trust you Bro. Eli to answer my question. And if I have follow up question, how can we reach you? 

Thanks be to God. 

Pamela

Dear Pamela,

I respect the idea of the name of your group “Bayan Muna” (Country First). For me, it sounds very patriotic, compassionate, and caring. How I wish someday I will know your organization not just by name, but by principles.

I admire your frankness and appreciate the doubts that spring within you; being caught between two conflicting ideologies. I also respect the rights and freedom of those people who believe in Marxism because my Bible tells me so.

1 Peter 2:17 (NIV) 
Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king.

I am happy to hear from you that, in spite of your leaning to the ideas of Karl Marx, you said you believe in God.

In this life, we have to believe in things beyond the material reality that our material eyes can see. As the saying goes, “there is more than meets the eye”. The material universe is up to now unfathomable and beyond human understanding. There are scientific guesses which are still to be investigated and proven; but humanity, in its long history of existence, even the most intelligent persons who ever lived on earth failed to understand the totality of existing realities.

ECCLESIASTES 8:17 
Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because though a man labor to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea further; though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it.

If you have noticed the verse, it speaks of the work of God, which can not be totally understood by man. Our failure to discern and to discover every reality that exists proves the existence of God that Marxism denies. God has a signature authenticating His words in the Bible.

ISAIAH 55:8-9 
8 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. 
9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

If the preceding statement came from an ordinary human being that was said and written almost three millennia ago, it should have been proven false by the advancement of human knowledge in every field of science. But advancement in science, like the putting up of the Hubble telescope in space, proves further the vastness of the universe and the heavens confirming what God has said, that His ways and thoughts are higher than ours as the heavens are higher than the earth. This is God’s authenticating signature over His words in the Bible.

If we can find wisdom in simple and small realities in life, and at the same instance there are small things we can not comprehend, everything unexplained by human mind and understanding, confirms the existence of that Someone who created such things and made them existing realities.

ROMANS 1:19-20 (NIV) 
19 Since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. 
20 For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.

There is no excuse for those who will not acknowledge the existence of a Creator or God. If you are certain that there really is a God who created everything and every human person, you must consult Him if, within you, there is a desire to care for the humblest and the poorest of His creations. The Creator is the absolute authority over His creation. He knows the capabilities and the infirmities of every created being just like the manufacturer of a diesel engine that knows the powers and the limitations of their product. Nobody that exists can be more compassionate and caring for humans than the Creator Himself.

PSALMS 103:14 
For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.

If your organization really cares for the poor and the less fortunate, it is not God’s will to be an activist —which sometimes indulges in violent actions — that sometimes harm the poor policemen whose only perceived fault is to maintain peace and order in society.


I will not argue with you if you believe that there are corruptions in the government. Although being denied, irrefutable informations like, news of journalists disappearing without traces, a host of political detainees, and news about innumerable human rights violations (of which I am also a victim) clearly testify to the fact that there are corruptions and misdeeds in the government; but I have to emphasize that if we believe in God, violence and activism are not the solution to this social ill in our country. Violence begets violence. Hatred begets hatred. Unrighteousness can be conquered by righteousness. Evil can be conquered by good — and not by another evil. If the efforts and the money being spent by activists to voice out their grievances that will only fall on deaf ears, were used to feed the hungry, at least their grief was alleviated for a given hour. Whatever you do, and whatever you say will not be heard by those who are hungry and greedy for power and money; and on situations like these, God, the Creator of the poor, can make an intervention if we trust in what He can peacefully do — sparing the lives of innocent people.

DANIEL 2:21 
And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding…

PROVERBS 8:14-16 
14 Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. 
15 By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. 
16 By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth.

If any ruler or government does not rule with sound wisdom and understanding, God, by the strike of a virus or bacteria, freed His people from the hands of the cruel pharaoh in Egypt — by the death of the king’s first born son: successor to his throne… meaning, the fall of his government. There is time for every purpose. God is never late. If He allows iniquity and evil to be perpetuated by the evildoers, it does not mean that He is pleased in tolerating them, but is giving them ample time to repent or, if they will not, to satisfy the justice and punishment reserved for them.

ECCLESIASTES 3:1 
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven…

ECCLESIASTES 8:11 
Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

2 PETER 3:9 (NIV) 
The Lord is not slow about his promise as some count slowness, but is forbearing toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Karl Marx’s belief about God and religion is not even fit to sound materialism. Sound and sane materialism do not require total equity in volume on everything or on every individual. A ‘material fly’ feeds and enjoys filth, but is hated by a ‘material mosquito’. Mosquitoes sip the priceless blood of a monarch or a royalty; but the bees are content in collecting very small amount of sweet available in every small flower, but they all survive equally. If Marxism is sane materialism, leaders of communist countries should not enjoy the luxuries which their subjects or the common people are deprived of. Thus, a Christian leader said:

2 CORINTHIANS 12:14-15 
14 Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children. 
15 And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.

1 CORINTHIANS 4:8, 11-13 
8 Now ye are full, now ye are rich, ye have reigned as kings without us: and I would to God ye did reign, that we also might reign with you… 
11 …Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling place; 
12 And labor, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it: 
13 Being defamed, we entreat: we are made as the filth of the world, and are the offscouring of all things unto this day.

If you have noticed in the verses above, the leaders of the Christian faith experienced hunger, while the members are full — the latter are rich, but the former were filth and were like garbage; while in Marxism, leaders enjoy all the luxuries in life at the sufferings of their subjects.

Karl Marx’s definition of religion is unwise and uncalled for; although in some aspects, I do not fully blame him because, maybe, the religions that he has known in his lifetime are false religions and not true Christianity.

Many pretending religions and monstrous religious leaders really take advantage of the ignorance of their subjects. This was prophesied in the Bible.

MICAH 3:11 
The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? None evil can come upon us.

No wonder, these are the kind of religious leaders that he observed which made him conclude “that religion is an expression of material realities and economic injustice”. I am very much sorry for him — and his believers. If he said “that religion was used by oppressors to make people feel better the distress they experience due to being poor and exploited”, and concluded “that religion is the opium of the people”, I sympathize with him and with you, because I know that this was due to his ignorance of true religion in the Bible.

True religion cares — especially for the less fortunate.

JAMES 1:27 
Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

In the practice of true religion, nobody will die of hunger and disease being left uncared for.

1 JOHN 3:17 
But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

True Christians do not kill — even the most bitter of their enemies.

MATTHEW 5:44-45 
44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 
45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

Christians feed and not kill their enemies.

ROMANS 12:20 
Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.

Karl Marx said that, “religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature” — to this, I vehemently disagree!

I am not oppressed when I embraced Christianity. It is not because of hunger that I believed in God. I am not exploited when I joined the Church of God. I am in control of all my faculties when I received the Christian doctrine. Christianity is the religion of my choice. It is the wisest thing I believe I have ever done. And for these things, I praise and thank God. In my religion, I have learned to care for others — whether rich or poor. I have learned the virtue of self-sacrifice and control. I have learned compassion and pity; and I have accepted to be defrauded and deceived by the opportunistic people of society. Belief in God and His doctrines made me a better person than I was before.

I will suggest something which I think sounds better, “Dios muna bago ang lahat” (God first before everything).

May my God bless you.

Feeding the Spiritually Starving People with God’s Word from the Bible

God is not to blame for poverty

This is a response to the questions posted on: www.godisimaginary.com

May it be understood by my readers that I am answering questions even of imaginary people, to give them the benefit of the doubt, on the presumption that other misled people who have brain enough to understand, might be having the same question. Of course, I will be using the Bible as the main authority for my answers, because I believe in the God who said these words. The questions go like this:
“Why are there so many starving people in our world?”

“Why would a loving God be worried about someone getting a raise; while at the same time, ignoring the prayers of the ‘desperate’ and the ‘innocent’ children?”

The question is being asked to intelligent and educated Christians. I do not claim that I am an intelligent, nor an educated Christian having any college degree, but I am a Christian, and I am proud to be one! As much as they are expecting answers from intelligent Christians, we must presume that these people are also intelligent. And if they are intelligent, using only 5-15 percent of their brain power, they should have discovered the fact and the true reason why there are so many starving people on our world today. Is it not foolishness to blame an imaginary God, whom they think does not exist, for the starvation of countless people in the world? If they are intelligent, which I perceive they are not, and considering that they believe in science and statistics, and they do not believe in God, it will be intelligent, fair, and just to look for scientific reasons and realities, rather than blame God whom they believe does not exist. Foolish, is it not? But I do not wonder because there really are foolish people; and they are those that do not believe in the existence of God.

PSALMS 53:1 
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.

Statistics tells us that there are now about eight hundred million starving and malnourished people on earth.

World Hunger and Poverty: How They Fit Together 

• 854 million people across the world are hungry, up from 852 million a year ago.

• Every day, almost 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes–one child every five seconds.


Also, more than one billion people are overfed and obese.

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, with more than 1 billion adults overweight – at least 300 million of them clinically obese – and is a major contributor to the global burden of chronic disease and disability. Often coexisting in developing countries with under-nutrition, obesity is a complex condition, with serious social and psychological dimensions, affecting virtually all ages and socioeconomic groups. 


This simple research (simple because you can just ‘google’ it or you can just even ‘stumble upon’ it) tells us the scientific fact why there are so many children that starve to death. Instead of blaming God, whom to them is imaginary, they should have posted an appeal in the internet to people who, like them, do not believe in God because God said that believers should feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, clothe the naked, and be compassionate to the plight of the poor.

MATTHEW 25:32-41 
32 And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats: 
33 And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left. 
34 Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: 
35 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: 
36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. 
37 Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?
38 When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?
39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee? 
40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. 
41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels…

Even enemies of a believer should be taken cared for.

MATTHEW 5:44
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you…

And in Romans 12:20,

Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink…

Had they believed God, not one person on earth would starve to death. The conclusion is: Why are there so many starving people on earth? The answer is: Because of those people who do not believe in God — like YOU!

Greed in money, wealth, power, and everything earthly is the cause of all evil in this world. It is not God’s fault.

1 TIMOTHY 6:10-11 
10 For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. 
11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

It is unfair and impertinent to blame God who, for you, does not exist. Why not rather look for reasons behind realities? It only takes one man, it will not need two (2) to feed and house all those unfortunate people. The richest man on earth, or even the second richest man, if he acts in compliance with God’s commandment can alleviate the sufferings of all poor people on earth!

According to recent statistic, the earth can sustain the needs of 10 billion people at a time; and that idea comes from an intelligent and real God. It is widely agreed that enough food is produced worldwide to feed a global population of 8-10 billion people. 


GENESIS 1:27 
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

In conclusion, I appeal to my readers for prayers so that these people may be enlightened, and be more intelligent and smart (more, if they have some) to act and think scientifically with prudence; not to blame somebody which, for them, does not exist and imaginary. And find ways to feed and clothe one of those starving children on earth.

Praise be to God. AMEN.

The Amputated Arguments of Some Imaginary Smarts

hope for amputees

This is my response to the forum on: http://whywontgodhealamputees.com/forum/index.php?topic=8292.msg173178

A little of common sense (which is common to my readers, but perhaps not known to these people who say that God is imaginary) will prove that these people are running out of tune and common sense. They asked: “What is the established truth when I used the law of estoppel?” The established truth, in their side, is this: They do not believe in the existence of God. God to them is imaginary. This is the established truth in their camp. Therefore, by estoppel, they do not have any right to use the words of God they are citing from the Bible because He is imaginary to them. Therefore, His words to them are also imaginary. Imagine, people saying God is imaginary, yet are using words coming from an imaginary God to deny His imaginary existence. Maybe these people are also imaginary. Because of this, we will be wasting our time dealing with imaginary people.

When the Lord Jesus Christ promised that, in prayers, a believing Christian will be heard by the Father in heaven, and his prayers will be granted, He did not say anywhere in the Bible, that there is a timeframe that God will work His miracles. In fact, God’s promises in the Bible are expected by Christians, not only in this world, but in the world to come.

1 TIMOTHY 4:8 
For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

Even hunger and thirst being experienced by poor Christians will be alleviated, finally, in that which is to come.

LUKE 6:20-23 
20 And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God. 
21 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh. 
22 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. 
23 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.

Hunger, thirst, tribulations, and persecutions work together in a Christian to make him a better person, worthy to obtain eternal life in the world to come.

ROMANS 5:3-5 
3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; 
4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope: 
5 And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

ROMANS 8:28 
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

A Christian amputee will finally receive a glorious body in the resurrection when, at the twinkling of an eye, his mortal body will be changed to an immortal one.

1 CORINTHIANS 15:50-54 
50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. 
51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 
52 in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. 
53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. 
54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.

These verses, (I am using them because I believe on the God who said them) tell us that there is hope in God’s perfect time for an amputee. These verses will erase any doubt on the person of a loving and caring God, in the mind of anybody who believes the Bible, and who understands the meaning of God’s word. Incidentally, not everyone that will read the Bible will understand the essence of God’s word.

2 CORINTHIANS 4:4 
In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

MARK 4:11-12 
11 And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables: 
12 That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.

When the Lord Jesus Christ said that —

MATTHEW 5:30 
And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

— He, in essence, is saying that an amputee will attain eternal life wherein his mortal body will be changed!

Producing Some Children of Hell: Religious Fallacies Entrenched throughout the Centuries

predestination is a fallacy

Misinterpretation and misconception of the Scriptures by supposed scholars have been running throughout the years, which legacy now has drastically produced some children of disobedience bound to hell.

GALATIANS 5:4 
Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace.

This is the verse most misinterpreted by Baptists and (allegedly) Born Again preachers! They teach that obedience to the commandments is not necessary for salvation, followed by a blatant misconception that if you are of Christ whatever happens and whatever you may do, even to the extent of sinning grave sins, will not affect your salvation!

All these misinterpretations and misconceptions sum up to a satanic process of producing children of hell!

MATTHEW 23:15
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.

It is a fact that there are now religious groups that convert people to be sinners rather than be obedient Christians!

II PETER 2:18-19 
18 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error. 
19 While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.

Every kind of sin can possibly be committed by those who blindly accept these erroneous teachings of Baptists ministers and their cohorts! These all started from a false prophet from France in the 16th century. John Calvin had started the notion of predestination, now a doctrine and a series of other false doctrines. They include the Doctrine Irresistible Grace, and the Doctrine is Eternal Security. The following are written about this man:

“Calvin saw salvation differently than Martin Luther or the Roman Catholic Church. He taught that God divides humanity into two groups: the Elect, who will be saved and go to heaven, and the Reprobates, or damned, who will spend eternity in hell. This doctrine is called predestination.” “Instead of dying for the sins of everyone, Jesus Christ died only for the sins of the Elect, Calvin said. This is called Limited Atonement or Particular Redemption.

The Elect, according to Calvin, cannot resist God’s call to salvation upon them. He called this doctrine Irresistible Grace.”

“Finally, Calvin differed totally from Lutheran and Catholic theology with his doctrine of Perseverance of the Saints. He taught “once saved, always saved.” Calvin believed that when God began the process of sanctification on a person, God would keep at it until that person was in heaven. Calvin said no one could lose their salvation. The modern term for this doctrine is eternal security.” (Source: http://christianity.about.com/od/presbyteriandenomination/a/John-Calvin.htm)

John Calvin (1509-1564), French theologian and church reformer.

In contrast, from inspired Scriptures, no verse says that anyone is predestined by God to spend eternity in hell! I dare all followers of the false prophet (FP) John Calvin who propagate his teachings to answer me!

It is not God’s will that anyone should perish! Why would He predestine anyone to hell?

II PETER 3:9 
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

It is God’s will that all men be saved!

I TIMOTHY 2:4 
Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

Nowhere in the Bible did God say that He had divided humanity into two: Elect and Reprobates. Such division will not come until the judgment day, and ONLY after God had sufficiently given everyone the freedom and chance of choosing between good and evil and live with it!

MATTHEW 25:31-45
31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:
32 And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats:
33 And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.
34 Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:
35 For I was hungry, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.
37 Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?
38 When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?
39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?
40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
42 For I was hungry, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink:
43 I was a stranger, and ye took me not in: naked, and ye clothed me not: sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not.
44 Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?
45 Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.

The predestination taught in the Bible is this:

EPHESIANS 1:5
Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

EPHESIANS 1:11
In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

In other words, the predestination is to be children of God by adoption! In fact, there is no verse that uses the word “προορίζω” (proorizō) or predetermine, (in the sense of being destined to damnation) that can be found in the entire King James Version of the Scriptures! See also Romans 8:29-30:

ROMANS 8:29-30
29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
30 Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.

How about Judas Iscariot? Was he predestined to damnation?

JOHN 13:18
I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the Scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me.

To be continued...

A Letter to a Newfound Friend in Christ

truth seekers are Bro. Eli’s friends

I would like to take this opportunity to give way to an email sent to me by a reader named Chale. The email states:

Hola Bro. Eli, 

A long time ago I’ve been searching for a pastor who could possibly convince me with their teachings… then one day, when I was in Los Angeles taking my vacation while surfing the net. Then I saw a map there, then I tried to search about controversial, sensible, wise pastor, etc. Europe, America, Africa, and in Asian countries, and your names appeared to my screen. I read carefully your messages, the way you explain, the way you deliver grammatically, etc. and I felt that there’s something in me that I couldn’t understand what it is, something cold to my body, I don’t know why? One thing I’m sure, the first time I read about your website and the gospel, of course, it seems that I do not have any questions to ask about that topic, a thing that I never experienced yet to all many pastors in this world for a long time. I traveled in so many countries due to my hectic work and schedules and I’ve listened to many preacher evangelists, etc. but no one, no one of them could preach what you are preaching now. Its amazing really amazing! I thought that I’m alone with my faith — then I found you. Am just hoping that you will reach many more countries and spread the gospel of God. 

Gracias! 

Chale

Dear Chale,

I do not know whether you are a man or a woman, but whoever you may be, I am sure that I have a newfound friend in you. It’s not because of your comment on what way or how I preach the word, but your interest in searching for the truth is what called my attention, and give some time to make my comment on what you have said about me.

Like you, I have listened to almost all religious preachers of our times, and that prompted me to put up my television ministry; for I felt that people are deprived of the truth.

JEREMIAH 23:30 
Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that steal my words every one from his neighbor.

Before I used the internet as a medium of spreading God’s word, I have been preaching personally to people, and to groups of people; in radio, and in television. Their questions and inquiries have confirmed to me the kind of teachers they have in the religious group they belong to. In my heart I pity the billions of people now who are being misled by those who lead them out of the way of the Bible.

MATTHEW 24:4-5, 24 
4 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. 
5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. 
24 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.”

What I have learned from the Scriptures necessitates me to speak.

JAMES 4:17
Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

I know what I will say. They do not — because they do not have faith in it.

2 CORINTHIANS 4:13
We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak…

I know what I will reveal and expose — they do not — in fear of those who will refute them; but my conscience continuously drives me to get out and speak the words of God.

MATTHEW 10:27-28
27 What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.
28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

And as I have expected, in preaching the truth, you will make more enemies than friends. I have experienced all manner of cruelty among enemies of the truth. One time, I was beaten by five deacons of a religious group pretending to be of Christ. I was hospitalized for a week. For a year, I am always in the courtroom daily — Mondays to Fridays: defending myself against all the accusations and criminal cases filed against me by a former member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDAC). The same thing happened to the Apostles.

ACTS 25:7
And when he was come, the Jews which came down from Jerusalem stood round about, and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove.

Our Lord Jesus Christ, who has done immeasurable amount of goodness among thousands upon thousands of people during his short ministry on earth, was only able to convince less than a thousand to join the Church He led. He surely made more enemies than friends.

1 CORINTHIANS 15:3-6
3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures;
4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the Scriptures:
5 And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve:
6 After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.

Imagine doing irrefutable goodness; and winning only less than a thousand people during His lifetime on earth; but having thousands of enemies who pressured the Roman government to put Him to death? This will also be the fate of those who will follow the footsteps of the greatest leader this world has ever known.

JOHN 15:19-20
19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
20 Remember the word that I said unto you, the servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.

Expect this:

MATTHEW 5:11
Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

I treasure friends like you: Friendship that springs out from the interest and desire to know God and His word, is very dear to me. I look forward to that day of knowing more of you; and, if possible, meeting you personally so that my joy — and yours, may be full.

2 JOHN 1:12
Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.

To God be the glory!

May God bless you.

The Lord Jesus Christ Is Not Michael the Archangel


The entire world is mistaken in their knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ.

II PETER 1:5-8 
5 And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; 
6 And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; 
7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
8 For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Why? Because most of them that believe have not added to their faith the virtues the Apostle Peter mentioned, and worse is that they are blind.

II PETER 1:9 
But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

Somebody in the first century of our Common Era was blessed to have understood who really Christ was.

MATTHEW 16:13-17 
13 When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? 
14 And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elijah; and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets. 
15 He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? 
16 And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. 
17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

Notice the pronoun “it” used by the Lord Jesus Christ, referring to what Peter said, “Thou art Christ the Son of the living God”. “It” is the information that was revealed to Simon Peter.

The word Son was never used by the Father unto any other living being nor unto one of the angels – but only to Christ.

HEBREWS 1:5; 13-14
5 For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son? 
13 But to which of the angels said he at any time, Sit on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool? 
14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?

There was no angel ever at any time who was a recipient of the glory to be called by God His Son unto whom He said also “sit on my right hand.”

Considering the few verses mentioned above, it is safe to conclude that the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is neither an angel nor an archangel because no angel ever was a recipient of that glorious title or name “Son of God.” Incidentally, some may claim that he or someone is an archangel.

An archangel is an angel! The word archangel speaks of the being and the position which literally means chief angel – in like manner that a Chief of Police must be a police to become chief.

Strong’s Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries 
G743 
ἀρχάγγελος 
archaggelos 
ar-khang’-el-os 

From G757 and G32; a chief angel: – archangel. 

(http://www.newjerusalem.org/Strongs/G743)

If the Lord Jesus Christ is not an angel but the begotten Son of God coming from the bosom or the very being of the Father, then He is not Michael, the archangel! He is God, called in the Greek manuscripts as monogenes theos or begotten God.

ΙΩΑΝΝΗΝ 1:18 (GREEK WESCOTT-HORT TRANSLITERATED) 
theon oudeis eōraken pōpote monogenēs theos o ōn eis ton kolpon tou patros ekeinos exēgēsato (emphasis ours)

This verse in the Greek scriptures was faithfully rendered in many English translations of the Bible like the Amplified Bible, the Emphasized Bible, the Etheridge Translation, the Murdock Translation, and the New American Standard Bible.

JOHN 1:18 (MURDOCK TRANSLATION) 
No man hath ever seen God; the only begotten God, he who is in the bosom of his Father, he hath declared [him].

How can – in God’s justice – be that the only begotten God be demoted to just an archangel?! Was that the Father’s wish? It is God’s will that His Son be above everything.

COLOSSIANS 1:18-19 
18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence. 
19 For it pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell;

One solid proof of the lies being propagated by the Jehovah’s Witnesses (I call them false witnesses) is their supposed scholarly translation of their Bible which in John 1:18 says that:

JOHN 1:18 (NEW WORLD TRANSLATION) 
No man has seen God at any time; the only-begotten god who is in the bosom [position] with the Father is the one that has explained him.

However much they wanted to equate Christ and Michael as same being; the only begotten Son of God will never be an angel or an archangel like Michael! There is no escape whatsoever for the Jehovah’s Witnesses or their forebears for any cover up of their invented doctrines! The true God of the Bible does not even put His trust on angels.

JOB 4:18 
Behold, he put no trust in his servants; and his angels he charged with folly:

But God fully trusts the Lord Jesus Christ, His begotten Son, and has entrusted in Him all powers in heaven and on earth.

MATTHEW 28:18 
And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

If we will conclude and stop at this juncture, the words of God cited in all the verses mentioned above is sufficient to prove our stand that Jesus Christ is not archangel Michael. But that is not the way your humble servant treats the lies of blatant liars! Let us continue.

In their article about Michael, the Archangel, the Jehovah’s Witnesses recklessly concluded that in Daniel 12:1 a Son of God is mentioned!

In “Your Will Be Done On Earth” page 311 by Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society of Pennsylvania, it is written –


This is shamelessness! To say that in Daniel 12:1 a son of God is mentioned is a lie with no parallel!

DANIEL 12:1 
And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.

Read this verse again and again for a hundred times, and you will not see a phrase “son of God” mentioned.

Yet in another portion of the article, they say that when “Michael shall stand” in the last days, it means to reign as king.

They even cited other verses using the word “stand” to prove that it means to reign as a king. Consider this item from their Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society of Pennsylvania, “Your Will Be Done On Earth” page 311 –


If this allegation is true, will it mean that the Lord Jesus Christ is not currently the reigning King of kings and Lord of lords, just because in the last days when the great tribulation will come he will stand as Michael, the archangel? The fact is that Christ does not need to stand to be a king, simply because he was born a king!

MATTHEW 2:1-2 
1 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, 
2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

Christ was killed as a king!

JOHN 19:19-22 
19 And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS. 
20 This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city: and it was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin. 
21 Then said the chief priests of the Jews to Pilate, Write not, The king of the Jews; but that he said, I am King of the Jews.
22 Pilate answered, What I have written I have written.

It was God’s spirit that made Pilate to stand firm on what he had ordered to be written on the cross “King of the Jews” – for really Christ was King of the Jews! He will reign as king in the millennium after the resurrection.

REVELATION 20:4 
And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshiped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

REVELATION 19:13, 16 
13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God. 
16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

He is king at birth, a king when He died, will come back as a king, and will reign as a king for a thousand years after the last day.

He need not be Michael, the Archangel and to stand in the last days to be a king!

Will it mean that when Ananias said to Saul, “stand and be baptized,” he is asking him to reign as a king?

THE ACTS 22:16 
And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

When the Apostle Paul wrote to the Ephesians to stand up from the dead, does it mean that he is telling the Ephesians to reign as kings?

EPHESIANS 5:14
Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Knowing the real Jesus Christ requires going beyond. It requires adhering to truth rather than patronizing and covering up for one’s erring leader. A failed prophecy does not turn Jesus Christ into Michael the Archangel, no matter how verses are being misinterpreted.

So now, who could the Jehovah’s Witnesses be witnessing for? You got to check first those pack of lies you inherited from others.

Sincerely yours,

Brother Eli