Dear Lord thank you for my Sister Julia! I just saw this posting and immediately it rung 100% true in my own heart and now especially for good reason! These last words in the closing verse reminded me of what I had written a few months ago.
“Spending time trying to persuade people was both frivolous and a waste of time, for he as well as any one of us who follow the truth found in Christ seek to please God and the gospel we preach is not what the world is used to hearing.”
“Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them. 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.”
The following excerpt or actually paragraphs from what I wrote is dovetailed beautifully with what you wrote here Julia!
Do you know what the hardest thing for you to admit is?
That you’re living in a “Culture of Death” that you help propagate!
We all participate in the USE and ABUSE or FAKE and PHONY Games!
Whether you want to admit it or not you have offered yourself up to play this game of “GO ALONG TO GET ALONG!”
Can you tell the world and more importantly God Almighty that no you have not played this consumerist game of I want this or that, and I never make a buck off the system that is so full of deception and based on man’s economy and not God’s!
I believe we all use the excuse that “I’m just trying to get along and I don’t hurt anybody” but in doing that “trying to get along” “we are going along cooperating with evil” being a part of “the wicked and crooked ways of the world.” Not resisting or more importantly not stopping it; all the while giving “obedience to sin” while the darkest evil is planting seeds of destruction in your own garden, that will be manifesting as more absolute wickedness and Antichrist thinking allegiance, as we already see with the masses going along with “The Big Lie and Jab” to do your part as they tell you, and fall into line with being a minion of Satan! Which is what we’ve all allowed over the last several decades, being prepared like herd animals for the big slaughter! Very much like during the period leading up to WWII Nazi Germany with Adolph Hitler bringing the forces of hell upon the people; this was exactly how the people cooperated with evil, allowing it to build to a crescendo of debauchery, sin and death!
What did Jesus Christ say and do to the Money-changers! He tossed them out of the Temple not once but twice because they brought shady and greedy business practices into the place of worship and defiled the meaning and purpose of worship. Jesus pointed out that many were using the religious zeal of the people to make a buck and basically exploit! Do you recognize all of the various exploitation’s taking place in your face, and yes, very much so here on the internet daily! Do you see how materialistic and pagan societies have become, where church is ignored by a great majority of people in this current time, and replaced with personal pursuits most if not all of which are about making a buck, feeling good (lusts) or at least looking for attention and adulation, which is love of and worshiping self!
Why do I bring this up? Do we see and recognize what we have become in a world we have created where you turn on a television and most if not all of the programming is foolish trivial nonsense, but, what’s even worse is the viewing experience is riddled or bombarded with Big Pharma pushing drugs for anything they can pigeonhole as a human problem, from aches and pains and depression to anything that can be classified as human illness; as they brain wash the public to seek drugs to solve your health issues, so talk to your doctor and get your prescription that is what you need to solve your problems! And the doctors are more than happy to oblige and push those advertised cure-alls unto a willing public, because they get incentives from Big Pharma and “make a Buck!”
Jesus was angry with the Money-changers for infiltrating the Place of Worship and taking advantage of the people by exploiting them so deceptively which was an evil act! Take into account that our bodies are the temples of our souls; thus our minds, and hearts are interconnected with our spiritual being 24/7; so what we allow into our personal Temples really matters as much and in some cases more than what Jesus was upset about with those Money-changers! Today the exploitation is rampant and the brainwashing is everywhere making we humans a bunch of money grubbing self-serving and even destructive creatures, that are not tending to the most important matters at hand; which should always be “living a life the way our Lord and Savior would be if here now.” We know that we are to give up our possessions and carry our crosses which means in actual living daily life terms to give, not take, being humble servants of God, not a part of a twisted Ways of the World system that is only concerned with taking advantage and using who it and you can for gain! Nearly everyone is living this way and using, while even abusing in many cases others; to get something which can be money but many other things too!
This culture where pornography runs rampant, while “Industrial Scale Abortion” is an everyday acceptable part of the living, but, really is all about death, the murdering of slumbering helpless human beings in the mother’s womb, and now they have even included full-bore infanticide; day of delivery, full term snuffing out of that baby’s lights, because it’s not wanted; so what does a helpless baby matter that isn’t wanted by a sinful, selfish rotten person and world; a now disposable world, where nothing is sacred and most everything is tainted with evil! Life has been so cheapened and defiled that people can actually say they are part of a system that promotes and encourages death over life, and Satan over God! That is where we are, and you had better make up your minds about it, people have become vile wicked creatures in many cases, with zero humanity; but plenty of lip service! In other words if you’re not a part of any solution to all of this evil, then you must be a part of the problem; so are you solving any of the biggest problems? Because we have allowed this world, along with us, to go down this “dark ugly road,” and we are still driving it forward; to “Perdition and complete destructive evil.”
1 Timothy 6:5 “Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.”
2 Peter 2:3 “3 And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.”
Now Jesus was angry because ministry was becoming a business or taking on the appearances of “money grubbing” and it should have nothing to do with such activity! But now carry that over into daily living if we learn from the Holy Scriptures what Jesus Christ is teaching the world about sin is to turn from such things and become sowers of charity and humility in giving, not taking; yet this world now is the worst it ever was and can’t get any worse other than for the human race to put their final nail in humanity’s own coffin; and make this “hell on earth” where there is no law, rules, love or God!
We are on the precipice and the door to hell is wide open now! We are all about to step over the threshold into our new marriage to Satan, after so many of the most secular people have already divorced their relationship with God! That is how bad it’s become, to where we are all active participants in this debauchery and ugliness; that when we really are honest with ourselves and ask, would Jesus approve of all I do each day with my life in regard to others? And then partaking of this business of the internet that is a massive manipulating exploitative tool, being used by the all-powerful “powers that be” those Ways of the World powers who run it, do you really think you are not being used or abused, while perhaps doing the same to others willingly or even unwilling as a participant in a “Culture of Death!”
What we truly need to see is how Jesus wanted us like the Money-changers to be fully cognizant of the dichotomy between God’s way and the way of this world, man’s way, or Satan’s way, however we may wish to look at it; it will always come out that way. When people are challenged and must be faced with the decision of following God or following the money, way too often many of them slip into or pick the latter, the temptation is so strong, and in doing so, that action or lack thereof reveals our true loyalties. The true Christian always puts God first in everything outwardly and inwardly. Jesus made it clear He was against syncretism of beliefs or any blending which so many people do with their lifestyle choices and behaviors or even proposed and supposed faith; but truth be known it simply does not work at all that way with God’s Truth and Jesus is Truth! Our Savior teaches that life cannot be a mixture of two or even more opposite principles; there can be only one foundation upon which you build and show your faith and trust in Him. We cannot serve two masters (Matthew 6:24). We cannot trust in our own works for salvation in Christ, never can we follow the world and God. His new way and everlasting covenant must completely replace our old worldly ways; so that we walk in newness of life, everlasting life in absolute perfection.
Jesus went against the Ways of the World and in so doing turned the world fully against him! Do we see how that action of His set them both apart and against one another for eternity? This corruption today far exceeds exponentially what was going on back during His ministry here on earth; do you really see that! Here is some of the background of what was occurring to give us understanding as to what and who we have become as a civilization and how far we have turned away from God and now seek the world, to solve all of our problems, even a “fraud pandemic” that is being used to manipulate us all to be worshipers of the “man-made world and science” that will be like saying, Satan I’m yours, I put all my trust in you!
“Jesus saw trade in the Temple as a desecration of its true purpose so; maybe with the help of others, he tried to shut down the trade in sacrificial animals and the money-changing that was going on.
He saw the Court of the Gentiles as a sacred place, part of God’s Temple. The general hullabaloo of the area made this impossible, and it angered him.
He made an assessment that the trade and money changing exploited people, especially the poor, by making excessive charges, so he intervened.
Jesus thought the priests and Temple personnel were abusing their sacred roles by being involved in business in a sacred area.
There was already a conflict going on between the Sanhedrin and the High Priest Caiaphas in AD30, when Caiaphas allowed traders to set up markets in the Court of the Gentiles as punitive competition against markets controlled by the Sanhedrin.
What Jesus said at the time is as important as what he did. He was objecting to trade being carried out in the Temple not because of profiteering, but because the Temple precincts have been turned into a place of business, thus violating its divinely intended purpose. He bases this on the words of the prophet Isaiah “my house shall be called a place of prayer’. Now it is a ‘den of thieves”- again, a phrase from another prophet, Jeremiah 7:11.”
Read this entire well illustrated accounting of what happened here: https://www.jesus-story.net/the-money-changers/
Jesus was so upset with the exploitation going on and the abuse, but, think about what kind of people we have become today with so much disgusting sin and debauchery going on from the top government structure in America and on through all business practices and as I pointed out, Big Pharma now a monstrosity devilish tool and machine of the most greedy and wicked minded people on the planet, like Bill Gates, Klaus Schwab, George Soros, Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi or Anthony Fauci, Ayatollah Khomeini, Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin along with many others; who are only out to get Trillions of dollars and not caring how many of we human beings must be sacrificed by them in the process, and just like all the babies being obliterated; we are all fair game to this evil.
Isaiah 55: 1“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you without money, come, buy, and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost!”
“2Why spend money on that which is not bread, and your labor on that which does not satisfy? Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good, and your soul will delight in the richest of foods.”
“3Incline your ear and come to Me; listen, so that your soul may live. I will make with you an everlasting covenant—My loving devotion promised to David.”
“4Behold, I have made him a witness to the nations, a leader and commander of the peoples.”
“5Surely you will summon a nation you do not know, and nations who do not know you will run to you. For the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, has bestowed glory on you.”
“6Seek the LORD while He may be found; call on Him while He is near.”
“7Let the wicked man forsake his own way and the unrighteous man his own thoughts; let him return to the LORD, that He may have compassion, and to our God, for He will freely pardon.”
8“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways,” declares the LORD.”
9“For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so My ways are higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.”
Do we truly desire to rise above all of the fray or do we have no problem sinking deeper into the mire and world of sin, while we live these short lives that God has given to us as a gift; to make up “our own free will minds and hearts” what matters to each of us? What are you investing your time and energy into? Will it provide you with peace, tranquility and eternal love? The choice is really yours to make; but time is of the essence!
God bless you!
Brother in Christ Jesus,
Lawrence Morra III
Jesus was seen by the Pharisees and Sadducees as someone who was upsetting their apple cart. They thought there was nothing wrong with selling and buying in the temple, but Jesus overturned the tables of the moneychangers and the seats of those who sold doves. Have things changed today? are there not Bingo’s, Bazaars, and Zumba Classes and the like with other things that are not teaching about God and prayer yet money is changing hands? His house is still the house of prayer and if He were walking our streets today He would be entering in and doing the same thing! (Matthew 21:12-13). And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house…
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