God Will Not Demand Death to Innocent People in the Bible

7/29/2017 50 Comments

God of the Bible is a God of life

This is the biblical answer to the third question posted on this video.

Question No. 3: Why does God demand the death of so many innocent people in the Bible?

Nowhere in the Bible can you find a verse where God demands the death of innocent people. Maybe, the one asking such question is not innocent but ignorant of the Bible. There is a great difference between innocent and ignorant, and these people that malign God cannot say that they are innocent because they intentionally mislead people by their questions.

 These people cited a verse in Exodus 35:2, which says:

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you a holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death.

Before we go to the biblical aspect (and this is for my readers, and not for these people), let us first delve on something which is the only language these people know. They do not question authorities in their land when their government impose death penalty against lawbreakers. I have not found any argument in their website, questioning the imposition of death penalty, which is being carried out in most countries of the world; so we can safely conclude that they are not against death penalty when it is imposed by anybody other than God. In the spirit of justice and fairness, they must question anyone that imposes death penalty. But their target is God who — unlike sinful human beings — has the power and authority to impose it because He is the Creator of life.

ACTS 17:28
For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

The poets of ancient Athens and Greece were smarter than these people because they believe that there is a reason for our existence; and that there must also be a reason for the imposition of death.

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The verse implies that death was imposed because of sin; and a just God will not punish innocent people. Sin is transgression of the law.

1 JOHN 3:4
Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.

Keeping the Sabbath is the fourth law of the Ten Commandments. This is a holy day between the Lord and His people, Israel. The beneficiary of this law is the people themselves. No human being after 400 years of labor — like what happened to them in Egypt — in his proper sense will reject a day of rest. It is for your benefit to take a rest, and this is scientific.

The benefits of taking a rest are huge. A day or two off each week is essential to allow muscles, tendons and ligaments the time to repair themselves. Additionally, for those attempting to increase muscle mass, the old saying that growth occurs during down time, not during workouts, holds true.

Source: http://www.thefitmap.co.uk/exercise/needs/benefits/rest.htm

Anyone who refuses to rest, especially so if it is a transgression to a very important commandment intended for his own benefit, is completely abnormal and out of his mind. That person deserves to die, and is not innocent!

18 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:
19 Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place; 20 And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.
21 And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

These were the verses cited by these detractors of the Lord, who claim that God demands the death of innocent teenagers! Not only do they mislead people but also propagate their invented lies through their website. These imaginary people are blatant liars and deceivers!

Nowhere in the above-cited verses can you find that these are innocent teenagers! What we read is that they are stubborn, rebellious, gluttons, and drunkards. Being rebellious to God and their parents, they are not innocent, and they deserve to die after rejecting their chance for renewal by not listening to the voices of their father and mother. To say that these [sons] are innocent teenagers clearly shows the kind of people who sympathize with them, who even blame the just God of Christians. Perhaps, they are even rearing their children in such manner that they will someday be stubborn, rebellious, gluttons, and drunkards.

But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

Another blatant lie they propagate is their comment on Leviticus 20:13, saying that God demanded the death of homosexuals. THE VERSE DOES NOT MENTION INNOCENT HOMOSEXUALS! The verse tells us, and I quote:

If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Note that the subject is a man that lieth [have sexual intercourse] with a woman, and afterwards, lieth also with a man. Homosexuals do not lie with women! These are men who, because of exceeding lust after lying with a woman, have pleasure also in men. This was clarified by the Apostle Paul in Romans 1:27.

And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet.

Innocent homosexuals are given by God the chance to inherit the kingdom of God.

9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

Note that some members of the first century Christian church in Corinth are effeminate or homosexuals, but they were washed, sanctified, and justified! Maybe these imaginary people who say that God is imaginary hate God; and they want also to convince homosexuals to hate God!

Another verse they used to make a mockery of God’s justice is in Deuteronomy 22:13-21, which states:

13 If any man take a wife, and go in unto her, and hate her,
14 And give occasions of speech against her, and bring up an evil name upon her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came to her, I found her not a maid:
15 Then shall the father of the damsel, and her mother, take and bring forth the tokens of the damsel’s virginity unto the elders of the city in the gate:
16 And the damsel’s father shall say unto the elders, I gave my daughter unto this man to wife, and he hateth her;
17 And, lo, he hath given occasions of speech against her, saying, I found not thy daughter a maid; and yet these are the tokens of my daughter’s virginity. And they shall spread the cloth before the elders of the city.
18 And the elders of that city shall take that man and chastise him;
19 And they shall amerce him in a hundred shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of the damsel, because he hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel: and she shall be his wife; he may not put her away all his days.
20 But if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel:
21 Then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father’s house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones that she die: because she hath wrought folly in Israel, to play the whore in her father’s house: so shalt thou put evil away from among you.

Note that death in the preceding verses was imposed not because the damsel or lady is not virgin. It was imposed because she has done folly by fooling her father, mother, the supposed to be groom, and the elders of Israel, and by mocking God’s commandment that protects the right and dignity of a starting family. The lady commanded by God to be stoned to death was NOT innocent.

Therefore, it is not true that God demands the death of so many innocent people, as these imaginary people claim. God is a God of justice, fairness, equity, and good morals, who these immoral and imaginary people hate.

I know after reading this article that these imaginary people will again invent defamatory things against me and my God; but I believe and I pray that my readers will be enlightened by this glaring light from God’s word.

Praise be unto HIM! Amen.


The Claim That There Is No God Is an Escape from All Realities (Part 2)

7/22/2017 , 41 Comments

God created everything with purpose

Click here for the first part of this blog.

Although there are hidden and camouflaged evil in every society, it is generally the norm in human society to condemn evil. The teachings of God in the Bible are against all evil. To deny the existence of God is to favor evil. The slogan “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” implies that there is a struggle deep inside the heart of the formulators of such a slogan.  However, they are trying to shrug it off, because they want to find a way of escape from feeling guilty in their heart due to all the evil they are doing.

ROMANS 2:15 (KJV) 
Which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;)

The formulators of such slogans are trying to escape all these realities because they are not real people:

1. The reality that there is a Creator of everything that exist;

ACTS 17:24 (KJV) 
God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands;

2. The reality that everything that exists was planned and created for a purpose. (The harmony in the natural and physical universe cannot logically be the product of an accident or a Big Bang.)

ROMANS 1:19 (KJV) 
Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath showed it unto them.

ROMANS 1:20 (KJV) 
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

JOB 34:13 (MKJV) 
Who has given the earth as a deposit with Him? Or who has set the whole world in order?

When he assigned to the sea its limit, so that the waters might not transgress his command, when he marked out the foundations of the earth,

3. The reality that the Bible speaks of scientific truth even before they were discovered by human science because such declaration came from an existing God.

ISAIAH 40:22 (KJV) 
It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

JOB 26:7 (KJV) 
He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.

4. The reality that present-day happenings were predicted in the Bible thousands and hundreds of years ago before by an existing God.

ISAIAH 46:9 (KJV) 
Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,

ISAIAH 46:10 (KJV) 
Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

MATTHEW 24:3-8 (KJV) 
3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
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. 
6 And ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. 
7  For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. 
8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.

5. And, the reality of their very existence that the prophecy of the coming of “scoffers” is being fulfilled in their person!

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

Throughout the history of man, those who believed and served God with all their hearts were the greatest men that this world had ever seen. They were the best public servants, the best heroes, the best mentors, the best leaders, and the best neighbors — NONE OF THESE BEST MEN IS AN ATHEIST!


The Claim That There Is No God Is an Escape from All Realities

Denying God's Existence

According to the latest available statistics there are about 15-30% of the world populations that are either agnostics or atheists. Atheists and agnostics are defined as:

ag•nos•tic [ag nóstik] (plural ag•nos•tics) 
1. somebody denying God’s existence is provable: somebody who believes that it is impossible to know whether or not God exists 
2. somebody denying something is knowable: somebody who doubts that a question has one correct answer or that something can be completely understood 
I’m an agnostic concerning space aliens. 
[Mid-19th century. < a-2 + gnostic] 
-ag•nos•tic, adjective 
-ag•nos•ti•cal•ly, adverb 

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a•the•ist [áythee ist] 
(plural a•the•ists) 
unbeliever in God or deities: somebody who does not believe in God or deities 

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While it is true that there are evil that throughout the history of humanity were done by some people who “allegedly” are believers in the existence of God, the worst of evil were done by those who denied 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.

This was the observation of the psalmist David. The same observation was written by another biblical writer many hundreds of years after David.

In Romans 3:10-18, the apostle Paul categorically stated:

10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: 
11 There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. 
12 They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. 
13 Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: 
14 Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: 
15 Their feet are swift to shed blood: 
16 Destruction and misery are in their ways: 
17 And the way of peace have they not known: 
18 There is no fear of God before their eyes.

In I Timothy 6:10 (ASV), the Apostle Paul explained that the love of money is a root of all evil:

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil: which some reaching after have been led astray from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

But Paul was consistent in saying that all evil come not only from the love of money as the verse says, the love of money is “a” root of all evil, not “the” root of all evil, because “the” root of all evil is denying God’s existence or not acknowledging the existence of God.

ROMANS 1:28-32 
28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; 
29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, 
30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 
31 Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: 
32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

The Godless Hitler murdered millions of innocent Jews. While other tyrants confess that they know God, their acts of cruelty and injustice denies their claim.

TITUS 1:16 
They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

Polpot (an atheist, leader of the Cambodian communist movement known as the Khmer Rouge) has killed probably at least 1.5 million people and it may have been as 3 million. 

Joseph Stalin (an atheist, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’s Central Committee) is a tyrant who murdered millions of people. He began a series of ‘purges’ in which millions of people died. The purges are known as the Great Terror. The Soviet dictator said, “You know, they are fooling us, there is no God… all this talk about God is sheer nonsense.” – (E. Yaroslavsky, Landmarks in the Life of Stalin) 

Adolf Hitler (Nazi leader, no religious inclination) is the one responsible for the murder of some 6 million Jews during the World War II

http://www.localhistories.org/tyrants.html http://www.adherents.com/people/ps/Joseph_Stalin.html

Will the belief in the true God bring evil to humanity?

He said:

“Thou shalt not kill.” ( Exo. 20:13) 
“Thou shalt not commit adultery.” (Exo. 20:14) 
“Honor thy father and thy mother…” (Exo. 20:12) 
“Thou shalt no steal.” (Exo. 20:15) 
“Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;” (Ephe. 5:25)

Believing in the God who commands all these things will make the human society more humane. There is wisdom and prudence to believe in God as all areas of logic dictates than to deny His existence. Denying God is denying the principle of science and logic that nothing happens without a cause.

ROMANS 1:19-20 
19 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath showed it unto them. 
20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

The wonders of the created universe prove the existence of the Most Magnificent Creator. Denying God is denying the dictate of human conscience that there is Somebody greater than us (humans)!

ROMANS 2:14-15 
14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: 
15 Which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;)

The inability of a man to attain the stature that he perfectly wants to be, proves the fact that he was created by somebody higher in power than him; while understanding the purpose of the Creator, allowing the presence of infirmities in his being, will make him realize how great his Creator is.

ROMANS 9:20-21 
20 Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus? 
21 Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honor, and another unto dishonor?

7 And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. 
8 For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. 
9 And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 
10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.


Why? (To be continued…) Click here for the second part of this blog.


The Truth is the Truth — If it is the Whole Truth

7/08/2017 59 Comments

Divine instinct and salvation

I have [once] watched a segment of the famous “Oprah” talk show, and my curiosity and attention was caught when some of the audience members seem to have ‘cornered’ the host when they insisted that the only way to heaven is through the Lord Jesus Christ. What they are saying is ‘a’ truth.

JOHN 14:6 
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

The eloquence and the intelligence of Oprah manifested in her arguments when she said, “How about those people who have not heard of Jesus?”

Oprah was right after all. It just happened that she does not want to enter into religious arguments with her audience but what she is saying is reality. There are now countries, as in the past, wherein even the name of the Lord Jesus is not being heard—His gospel, not being preached. There are countless innocent people who die everyday in these places, who are not lucky enough to have a copy of the Bible or to hear the preaching of the gospel — the True Gospel. More so, there are countries infiltrated by false prophets preaching the false Christ and Jesus.

MATTHEW 24:4-5, 24 
And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. 
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.

Oprah (middle) known as the “Queen of Talkshow”

Even if you have heard about Jesus, but the Jesus that was introduced to you is the false Jesus or the false Christ, and your religious leader is a false prophet, is there any chance you can go to heaven?

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.

For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.

But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

It would have been better if you have not heard of Jesus than to believe in a Jesus or a Christ counterfeited by deceiving and lying religious leaders.

2 PETER 2:21 
For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.

Oprah asked the audience: “If you were somewhere on the planet and you never heard the name of Jesus, yet you live with a loving heart; you live as Jesus would have had you to live; you live for the same purpose that Jesus came to the planet… you cannot go to heaven, do you think?”

These are valid questions that require honest biblical answers that were ignored by the audience because of their lack of understanding of the Scriptures.

Biblically, there are those who have not heard the law, but will be justified.

ROMANS 2:13-15 
13 For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified. 
14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: 
15 Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another.

There is a ‘divine instinct’ in human conscience and heart, parallel with the natural instinct that God has bestowed on our being. In occasions where a person did not have the opportunity to hear the law, but is doing the ‘things’ or the ‘essence’ of the law written by God in the heart of the human family, he will be justified or be saved; therefore can go to heaven. In fact, he may have greater chances of going to heaven than those who, after hearing the law — of Jesus, of God, and do have a copy of the Bible, but does not follow the law.

God is a God of justice, equity, unfathomable wisdom, and loving-kindness. Not so many preachers of our times know this. In fact, due to their ignorance of God’s wisdom, they have misled people to believe that only those who belong to their church will merit salvation or will go to heaven.

This was taken from a Catholic book entitled “Religion Doctrine and Practice”.

This is taken from the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) official publication entitled “Pasugo”.

It is idiotic to claim that while you have not yet reached a particular country, and have not preached about Jesus, and afterwards say that only those who belong to your church or group will be saved. In the Middle East, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), most part of China, India, in Africa, and in almost all continents of the globe, the name of Jesus is not known to billions of people and yet thousands of innocent and kind-hearted people die everyday. Is there not a way for them to go to heaven? The good news is: There is!

While it is true that Jesus said that He is the way, the truth and the life; No one cometh to the Father except by Him, it is true to those who have heard the teachings of Jesus. This statement is definitely ‘a’ truth but to those who have not believed because they have not heard of Jesus (faith cometh from hearing). Romans 10:17 reads, So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God… Is there no way for them to go to heaven?

1 TIMOTHY 4:10 
For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those that believe.

I want you to notice the phrase “especially of those that believe”. God, in His justice and omnipotence can save even those who were not able to believe or have not the capacity to believe. Let me give you irrefutable examples:

Babes and small children will go to heaven, although they have not the capacity to believe.

For every one that useth milk is unskillfull in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

MATTHEW 19:14 
But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Reject the ‘limbo’ of the Catholic Church because it is nonsense and is not in the Bible.