Such As Yourself
FINAL HOURS MINISTRY
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Harrison, MI 48625
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Such As Yourself
April 24, 2021
(Psa 50:16-23 KJV) But unto the wicked Almighty saith, What hast thou to do to declare My statutes, or that thou shouldest take My covenant in thy mouth? 50:17 Seeing thou hatest instruction, and castest My words behind thee. 50:18 When thou sawest a thief, then thou consentedst with him, and hast been partaker with adulterers. 50:19 Thou givest thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit. 50:20 Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; thou slanderest thine own mother's son. 50:21 These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes. 50:22 Now consider this, ye that forget Almighty, lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver. 50:23 Whoso offereth praise magnifies Me: and to him that ordereth his conversation aright will I shew the salvation of Almighty.
[Verse 21 speaks to a common happening with believers. We have friends, family, fellow workers, etc. that do not speak or act righteously. If we love them as we will speak out. Not nag them, but reprove privately aloud and then with the ‘look’ when they continue or slip back into the bad behavior. It is true that if we do not speak nothing will change and our approval will be implied. Human’s often make the mistake of thinking all is well when Yahweh, or those who are called believers, do not chastise them at once but gives time for repentance. Each believer has a duty to speak to those who will listen to reproof and to avoid those who will not show respect to the believers boundaries. Their fate is not ours to command, that lies in Yahweh’s hands. Still we have a duty to speak. The choice to heed our warning is up to the one we are speaking to. I am led to say that our actions, day by day, must reflect our words if they are to carry their full weight when spoken.]
(Isa 48:1-5 KJV) Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, which swear by the name of Yahweh, and make mention of the Almighty of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness. 48:2 For they call themselves of the set-apart city, and stay themselves upon the Almighty of Israel; YAHWEH of hosts is His name. 48:3 I have declared the former things from the beginning; and they went forth out of My mouth, and I shewed them; I did them suddenly, and they came to pass. 48:4 Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass; 48:5 I have even from the beginning declared it to thee; before it came to pass I shewed it thee: lest thou shouldest say, Mine idol hath done them, and my graven image, and my molten image, hath commanded them.
[It is not just Judah that is called Israel anymore, for Yahweh’s children are being called together all over the world in this day. There are still idol worshipers among us. It is the ones who cling to their right of free choice and resent the constrains placed by Yahweh upon His children. Those who have their own calendar of celebrations instead or plus those of Yahweh, those who refuse His teachings on what is food and what is not food, on and on. Let us not forget those who make light of the miracles of scripture, and discount the gifts Yahshua passed to men.]
(Isa 48:6-11 KJV) Thou hast heard, see all this; and will not ye declare it? I have shewed thee new things from this time, even hidden things, and thou didst not know them. 48:7 They are created now, and not from the beginning; even before the day when thou heardest them not; lest thou shouldest say, Behold, I knew them. 48:8 Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from that time that thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou wouldest deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb. 48:9 For My name's sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off. 48:10 Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction. 48:11 For Mine own sake, even for Mine Own sake, will I do it: for how should My name be polluted? and I will not give My honor unto another.
[Yahweh’s creation of Israel and all He did for them, before He had to evict them from the land they had polluted, was indeed a thing that had never happened before. Yet He has not only not made a full end of that rebellious blood line, but He has added the nations of the world into His family. Has He done this for our sakes alone? No He has not, but that His great name, honor and splendor should be know in all the earth.]
(Eze 18:21 KJV) But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all My statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. 18:22 All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him: in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live. 18:23 Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Most High YAHWEH: and not that he should return from his ways, and live? 18:24 But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
[All anybody has to do to avoid the second death is to allow Yahweh to change their hearts to fleshy hearts and allow Him to write His laws/teachings on those fleshy hearts so they will come to love His ways more than their own ways. Until a person yields their free will to follow Yahweh’s will they will never have the peace and inner joy promised to Yahweh’s children who love Him more than they love their own selves.
I would warn you to be wary and watch your boundaries for the enemy will present ways that seem to be according to scripture, but that bend/disregard the plain truth for what seems more comfortable.]
(Num 23:19 KJV) Yahweh is not a man, that He should lie; neither the son of man, that He should repent: hath He said, and shall He not do it? or hath He spoken, and shall He not make it good?
(Mal 3:6 -7 KJV) For I am YAHWEH, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed. 3:7 Even from the days of your fathers ye are gone away from Mine ordinances, and have not kept them. Return unto Me, and I will return unto you, saith YAHWEH of hosts. But ye said, Wherein shall we return?
[Yahweh does not, cannot lie nor change. So why do we have such a hard time obeying the plain teaching of scripture? Are we so determined to have life as it pleases us that we are willing to give up the perfect home offered to the loving willing heart?]
(Rom 12:1-3 KJV) I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of Almighty, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, set-apart, acceptable unto Almighty, which is your reasonable service. 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of Almighty. 12:3 For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as Almighty hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
[We are to allow Yahweh to change us from the inside out. All true change is of the heart with the mind coming into agreement. Our pride of self has no place in the family of Yahweh, for all we are and have is a gift from Him, not something we did in our own strength, which also comes for Him.]
Jas. 3:13-17 KJV) Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom. 3:14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. 3:15 This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. 3:16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated [urgently requested], full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
[Those things that bring about strife among us, are they of Yahweh or are they distractions from the enemy. The body is not in agreement at this time. There are a multitude of groups with their individual understandings, and most will not tolerate any discussion to the contrary. How are we to come to agreement if we do not listen and check out what is said against scripture, not the writings of mankind.
Yahweh is not a man, nor is He human, He is YAHWEH, the Most High Almighty. He is One of a kind without parallel any where in creation for He is the Creator of all. What He has said will come to pass, will come to pass on His timetable, in the manner He decides.
Only those who truly love Him will be taken to meet His Son in the air when Yahshua returns. Will you be there?]