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Return to the Father’s Heart

This crucial book will pave the way for the of coming Elijah of Malachi 4:5-6, who is prophesied to bring today’s absent fathers toward their neglected or jettisoned children and bring the heart of believers back to their Father in heaven. The book offers a solution to a pervasive problem among men today: their inability to forgive abusive fathers. This modern-day Elijah will “restore all things” (Mat. 17:11), including the true gospel of the Kingdom or Family of God, revealing the dangerous error of the grace revolution leading to the appearance of the man of lawlessness, an evil leader who will fight the second coming of Jesus. Click HERE to order your copy today!

 

 

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Confession of Sin Pastor Robert Scott

Confession of sin is a principle expressed throughout the Bible. Today, October 22, 2015, Joseph Prince stated on his TV program once again that confession of sin in First John 1:9-10 was a verse meant for Jews who had adopted a certain Gnostic heresy, whereas chapter 2 explained that we were already forgiven in any case. While Prince said he does confess sin, the implication was that it wasn’t really necessary.

In fact, that is the only conclusion you can draw since they say the law is done away. The law defines sin, so without law, no sin exists. So why even bother to confess it? And why twist the Scriptures to say that First John 1:9-10 doesn’t apply to believers? Jesus told us clearly to live by every Word of God, not to explain away an important principle taught throughout the Bible, which is confession of sin.

Believers still miss the mark and sin, so we must confess those sins to God. David, a man after God’s own heart, prayed, “And see if there be any hurtful way in me, and lead in the everlasting way” (Ps. 139:24). Sin hurts us, and David wanted to know every sin in his life so he could confess and forsake it, as he did in Psalm 32. David sought perfection. Jesus attained that perfection, never sinning, to show us what we should seek after as we follow His example. Our goal is to seek to become perfect like our Father.

While God is merciful, He expects us to see and lay aside the “sin which so easily entangles us” (Heb. 12:1). He tells us to confess our sins to others, so of course He wants us to confess them to Him (James 5:16). Acknowledging sin is a part of forsaking it. If we can’t see it, we can’t abandon it either. Confessing it to God is a necessary part of repentance of sin. It’s a basic concept that has become fuzzy because of this insistence that God’s law is done away, since lawlessness is biblically defined as sin. No law equals no sin.

So why even argue that First John’s command to confess sin is not valid? It’s only invalid if there is no law to define sin. So why not be un front and admit that you don’t need to confess sin because there is indeed no sin with no law?

There is no need to bring in a convoluted explanation of that verse that is false. The Bible is either all good for believers, or it isn’t. This verse is a command to practice what is practiced throughout the Bible, which is to confess sin. It applies to every believer. Nothing in First John 1 implies anything different.

The more you compromise with the Word, the more you will have to compromise as a little leavens the whole lump (1 Cor. 5:6).

 

 


Challenge to Creflo Dollar Pastor Robert Scott

Creflo, I call you Creflo, not out of disrespect, but out of probably a decade of learning from you and appreciating your teaching when you taught the Word of God and the blessing of the law of God. Now the law has become your enemy and you have thus become the enemy of God, helping a dear pastor from Singapore whose US HQ is seven miles from my boyhood home, to broadcast the infamous grace revolution. It is infamous to God because it is leading to the appearance of the man of lawlessness, whom Jesus will fight at His coming, along will all those who persist in teaching and/or practicing lawlessness, which the Jesus of the Bible condemns.

You have continued to promote this false grace at the Generals of Faith Conference, where we happen to know that one of those generals keeps the Sabbath day, the only commandment which should be translated under the New Covenant, Love remembers the Sabbath day, the seventh day, to keep it holy.

You told us to rightly divide the Word of truth, which you have been deceived by the “Lord,” not Jesus, to avoid. We pray for your repentance, sir. We respect your anointing, and pray that you will return to hearing Jesus and His Holy Spirit, who never inspires anything that is against the will of the Father as revealed by the Word, Jesus in print in the whole Bible and in the flesh. He was and is the God who spoke in the First Testament and the Second (John 5:37). He is the Word who never changes. You have insisted that He changes from the Sabbath to Sunday and from commanding all His commandments of love to abolish His law, which He has never done and never will do.

If indeed you are sincerely deceived and didn’t really believe what you once believed, you and especially the millions you have convinced that this old greasy grace doctrine dressed in new, deceptive clothing is true, will miss out on marrying Jesus.  If you would dare look at the whole counsel of God in His Word, you would see the error of the grace revolution, which is none other than rebellion against God’s good laws of love. You all would simply miss the first and better resurrection (Heb. 11:35), having to wait until a second general resurrection one thousand years after Jesus returns (Rev. 20:5 and nearly seven hundred verses). May the goodness of God lead you to repentance for preaching a false gospel, not the gospel of the Kingdom of God Jesus preached and prophesied for these last days (Mat. 24:14), and for disfellowshipping many of your church who stood fast on the Word of God. God bless you with the understanding of His truth. We do love you, and confront you in love as a brother in Jesus.


Misunderstanding Law Pastor Robert Scott

Grace revolutionists are misleading people regarding the law, saying the law only condemns and the law never tells you how to love your wife, only condemning adultery. That's a misunderstanding of the law. There are 613 specific commandments in both testaments of the Bible, and no one can read Ephesians 5 and say the Bible doesn't tell you how to love your wife. In fact, Jesus said to live by every word of God (Mat. 4:4). Jesus changed the emphasis of the Ten Commandments when He magnified the law (Isa. 42:21, Mat. 5,6, and 7). The law became, "Love doesn't commit adultery," rather than "thou shalt not."

God's law has negative commands and positive commands. It's not one or the other, but the emphasis is love. Yes, Jesus, who IS Grace, lives in us. SO when they say, it's now the Holy Spirit telling us what to do or not do, they are agreeing with the truth we preach without realizing it. It' not either/or, law or grace. It's both. We can't know what to do if the law wasn't in our hearts and if we don't love the law. The law IS love. Jesus IS love.

Let's understand this heresy of the law being done away. That would mean love is done away and Love with a capital letter, Jesus, is done away. He IS the law and He IS Grace with a capital G. He said teachers of lawlessness would be called least in the Kingdom, because God' laws of love are the basis of His Kingdom of love. His Word teaches us how to love our wives and love God and love all others. The law isn't done away! Otherwise the the whole Word of God would be done away. Don't fall for the end-time falling away, the man of sin or lawlessness appearing, prepared by preachers of lawlessness in the very body of Christ.

Jesus warned us about lawlessness and the love of many growing cold. Don't allow deception to move you away from the true grace of God. Yes, there is no condemnation, but Jesus said, "Go and sin no more or break the law no more by My empowerment or grace in you. That's the truth.


Joseph Prince Caught in Heresy! Freedom Church of God

We love Joseph Prince. We pray for his repentance, and we follow our calling of crying aloud and showing God’s people their sins (Isaiah 58:1). Pastor Joseph believes there is no more law, which means there is no more sin and nothing to confess. But when we see that heresy is being preached, we must come against it and state clearly what the Word of God says.

Today, February 25, this man of God declared that Matthew 24 applied only to the Jews, since the Sabbath, mentioned in verse 20, was Jewish.

First of all, it’s not true to say the Sabbath was Jewish. Adam was not Jewish. Jesus made the Sabbath for mankind, not just the Jew.

Matthew 24 is not directed to the Jews. Jesus was talking to His disciples. While it’s true that most of them were Jews, not all were. The word disciple means follower. These men were followers and believers in Jesus. Today we call them Christians, even though the Bible calls them believers.

It’s ironic that the heresy Joseph Prince preaches is mentioned in this chapter, where Jesus warns us that many will come to mislead us and deceive us. The grace revolution is a major deception, which contradicts what the Bible says about the Kingdom of God and its laws of love. God loves all, but He hates lawlessness (Mat. 5:19).

Jesus said that the gate to death was a wide one. It doesn’t matter to God how many preachers teach heresy. His truth stands. The belief that this chapter applies only to the Jews is heresy. The belief that Jesus could not sin, and thus was not tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin, is a heresy. It doesn’t matter how many theologians agree with this heresy.

Pastor Joseph stated that anyone who minimized the truth that Jesus was fully man was preaching heresy. That’s exactly what he is stating, that Jesus wasn’t really tempted to where he could possibly sin. Jesus  said the flesh was weak, and He was in the flesh. Satan wouldn’t have wasted his time in tempting Jesus to worship him if such a thing wasn’t possible.

Jesus had to be like us His brothers “in all things” (Heb. 2:17) in order to truly understand us and be our High Priest. He said He could do nothing of Himself, without the Father’s help, and He says we can do nothing without Him (John 15:5).

Will the Jew who endures to the end be saved (Mat.24: 13)? No. Only believers will be saved. Many false prophets will arise and teach lawlessness, and most people’s love (not just the Jews) will grow cold (Mat. 24:11-12). Don’t fall for heresy!

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Why Are You the Most Blessed Blog Readers in the World? Pastor Robert Scott

The amazing answer this question is found in Romans 10:14-16. It reads, “How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher?  How will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news of good things!” However, they did not all heed the good news; for Isaiah says, “[Eternal], was who has believed our report?”

Fact is, a false gospel of grace is going out that is being hailed by a surprising number of believers, including pastors and TV evangelists. That highly acclaimed false gospel of lawlessness, condemned by Jesus (Mat. 5:19), is only the beginning of the end-time, great falling away that opens the door to the appearance of the man of lawlessness.

"Honesty is such a lonely word," went the lyrics of a popular song.  The true gospel Jesus preached and prophesied to be preached in the last days is none other than the gospel of the Kingdom (Mat. 24:14). The Bible does talk about grace, but the true gospel has never been the gospel of grace but the good news of the Kingdom of God, and it includes of necessity the laws of that Kingdom of Love.

How can believers believe a report they have never heard? Rare are the preachers of the Kingdom, and Satan is trying to attack them and be rid of them. Witness the perishing of Myles Munroe.

God does promise to send a future "Elijah" who will restore the hearts of God's children to their Father, and these verses, Malachi 4: 5-6, follow the verse that enjoins us to remember “the law of Moses My servant.” Jesus is the “My” here who is the Word that gave the law to Moses, and then brought grace and truth to live in believers in the person of Jesus to empower them to keep that same law in all its spiritual scope.

Our calling is Isaiah 58 and 59:1-3, and we are called to lift our voices in a desert of religious confusion to prepare the way for this Elijah, who himself will prepare the way of Jesus’ return. While this gospel of the kingdom is indeed going out worldwide on the Internet for the moment, few indeed are listening. You are. So you, whether you are a Christian who is awake or asleep like most, are blessed indeed to be hearing it.

We believe you are the most blessed blog readers in the world because you have the rare opportunity to hear the true gospel and to act on it while there's still time.

The enemy doesn't want this message to be heard, and because of technical difficulties you won’t read it on my personal blog. You can read it here and be one of the few who hears this rare report of truth and believes and acts on it. You can hear the true gospel right now, Right HERE


Changing Your World? Or Changing Your Word? Pastor Robert Scott

Changing Your World? Or Changing Your Word?

 It is with sadness that we acknowledge the changes in the Changing Your World TV broadcast. We have learned much in the past from them. However, the change to the grace revolution has caused us to write an e-book on the subject, available on our bookstore tab at http://www.freedomchurchofgod.com/BOOKSTORE.aspx#.VI4Vglpd0zA.  We must begin to wonder whether it’s Changing Your World or Changing Your Word, referring to God’s Word. Saying the law is done away contradicts the meaning of the whole Bible. This is a dangerous trend, the end-time falling away, leading to the man of lawlessness.

 People have always tried to twist Romans 14, but now that the belief that the Ten Commandments are done away has caused ease at misinterpreting Romans 14.

 Our e-book gives what we believe is the most thorough refutation of this apostasy. However, new twists arrive every day as they come up with new heresies continually.

 When you understand the true gospel of the Kingdom of God, you can easily see that a kingdom requires a King and laws. You can’t be part of the Kingdom if you refuse the true grace that empowers you to keep the laws of the Kingdom.

 The clear verses that stand out to me in refuting the Romans 14 twist are Acts 24:14 and Acts 10:14 and 28. That’s because people want to apply Romans 14 to the Sabbath and the eating of pork, which is not the context at all. It's a matter of fasting on certain days of the week and abstaining from meats, eating only vegetables.

 In these verses of Acts, Peter made it clear that ten years after accepting Jesus, he still refrained as a Christian from eating unclean foods such as pork. Gentiles were now declared clean, but not unclean meats. Regarding the Sabbath question, Paul clearly stated in Acts 24:14 and 25:8 that he had never committed an offense against the law of the First Testament, which included the Sabbath, one of the very important Ten Commandments.

 To explain further, we quote an excerpt from Bible Code Broken! …

 

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Chapter 26: The Romans 14 Contortion -- or "the Sabbath Side Step"

 

            The terrible twists get worse. This is a desperate dance. It’s also called, “Looking for a way out of keeping the Sabbath,” a.k.a. the Sabbath Side Step.

Paul talks about days, but he never mentions the Sabbath in Romans 14. Yet many Christians believe that Romans 14:5-6 is proof Paul did not tell Gentiles to keep the Sabbath and that the days we keep are not an area in which we should be judged. The context is about eating meats or being vegetarian. The Didache supports the inference that specific days for fasting were involved. This early Christian guide to holiness says, “But not let our fasts be with the hypocrites, for they fast on the second and fifth day of the week. Rather, fast on the fourth day and the Preparation (Friday)” (Chapter 8).

            Eating habits and the way and times that we fast are intensely personal matters. Paul did not and the church should not legislate in these areas. On the other hand, which day we keep is not a private matter, although in some circumstances it may be. It is a public decision practiced corporately and this was the case with the organized church at Rome. Church leaders make such a decision, preferably according to the Word.

Paul writes: “Now I exhort you, brethren…that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgment” (I Cor.1:10). In this same letter Paul said, “Clean out the old leaven so that you may be a new lump [spiritually], just as you are in fact unleavened [already, because you have put away leavened bread in preparation for the feast]. For Christ our Passover has been sacrificed. Therefore let us celebrate the feast, not with old leaven…but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth”(I Cor. 5:7-8).

The same apostle that spoke of “the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” and encouraged the understanding that we are one body, one Spirit, with “one faith [set of beliefs]” (Eph. 4:3-5) commanded Corinthians to keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread. If they kept the high days or annual Sabbaths and were physically unleavened at feast time, they obviously kept the weekly Sabbath.

“Each person must be fully convinced in his own mind” (Rom. 14:5). Could this refer to whether we keep the fourth commandment or not?  What about the sixth commandment? If you are not convinced in your own mind that it is wrong to murder, does that mean you can put a bullet in someone you don't like? Why do we sidestep the Sabbath but dance to the tune of all the other commandments?

None of the Ten Commandments, including the Sabbath, are directly in question in Romans 14. While it is helpful for a believer to be "convinced in his own mind" about the Sabbath truth before keeping it, obeying what you see in the Word will add greater understanding (Ps. 111:10). The Holy Spirit leads us into all truth (John 16:13) and it is His job, not ours, to convict you of the Sabbath truth. It is nevertheless the truth, whether you agree with it or not.

Paul is giving guidelines here about matters that are private and not always spelled out in the Scripture. The Sabbath is spelled out. If the Holy Spirit doesn’t tell us, would not common sense tell us what Paul was not saying? He was not saying that it doesn’t matter which day we keep as holy to God. God never said all days were holy and that we could choose any day to keep, that all days were alike to Him as far as corporate worship is concerned. He said He made the seventh day holy – no other. He ordained holy convocations on the seventh day and on no other day.

We may wisely do our best to avoid offending others by the manner in which we keep the Sabbath day. The day we choose, however, is not up for discussion. It does matter to God. He did not suggest that we make up our minds which day was holy. He commanded us to remember the seventh day (Ex. 20:8,10). It is not called the day of the Jews but the Sabbath of the Eternal – the Sabbath of Jesus. And don’t forget…He, Jesus, is the One who said, “Remember.”

Everyone can be convinced in his own mind whether he eats meat or is vegetarian. Each Christian can decide to drink wine or be a teetotaler, to choose to fast on the first Monday of every month or every other Tuesday or simply fast when he feels the need. We don’t judge our brothers in these personal matters. We don’t condemn them for not keeping the Sabbath either. The question of whether Christians should or should not keep the fourth commandment is not a matter that is decided by any individual. God has already said it. His Word is law. He cannot alter the utterance of His lips. And He will not change the time of the Sabbath no matter how many twisted arguments religious people invent.

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We pray that you will understand that the Bible never sends mixed messages. Its theme message of the Kingdom is the same throughout, and the laws never change. They are only written on our hearts and we keep both the letter and the spirit or intent of God’s law, which are always an expression of love. Love is never done away!

 


Rebirth of a Blog (Revised) Pastor Robert Scott

Greetings from pastor and author Robert B. Scott of www.freedomchurchofgod.com … We have had the most popular church blog on the web a few years ago, and I had the blessing of hosting it. Now, however, our site had to switch to requiring an email to sign in, which meant no one wanted to sign in and we got only views. My goal is to continue the blog in a new way, putting the identical blog on my personal author’s site, www.robertbscott.org. I just found out that the new blog requires emails, and it looks doubtful if this could be changed, so I ask for your trust in this area.

I want to start recording my progress. As I see the false gospel of grace fills the airwaves and is adopted by many Christians and pastors, it’s sad to see so few teaching the true gospel, the one Jesus preached, the gospel of the kingdom, which is the one He said would be preached in these last days before the end of the age comes (Mat. 24:14). How can this gospel be preached?

The key, I believe, is the Internet, succeeding in marketing the true gospel on the web.  It may seem strange to quote this verse but it is indeed true: “…money is the answer to everything” (Eccl. 10:19). Now we must take that in the biblical context, that God is giving us “power to make wealth, that He may confirm His covenant …” (Deut. 8:18), and to seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added to us  (Mat. 6:33).

God has blessed me to travel to Africa, to Kenya and to French Benin to minister and to meet pastors and help and hug orphans, and my heart is to help them. My goals are big. The main goal is to publish the gospel of the Kingdom before the end comes (Mat. 24:14) and a famine of the true Word arrives (Amos 8:11).

The worldwide web appears to be a good way to get the gospel of the Kingdom to the world as the time closes in. Yet succeeding online is a great challenge where only three percent of marketers succeed, and they tend to take advantage of the 97% of those who fail, as they continually buy from the successful ones without succeedin

As we endeavor to succeed, we must forgive those sometimes unscrupulous marketers, who have given selling online a bad name, causing many to be prejudiced against Internet marketing in general. We must learn to also forgive those many as we succeed in our struggle to be established online.

 Forgiveness is so important in the Kingdom of God. If we don’t forgive, the King Himself can’t forgive us (Mat. 6:15). I have learned through the ravages of unforgiveness in my life to say by God’s grace, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.”

Few marketers of integrity exist, and when you finally find them, and they do indeed exist, you are so thankful. Learning to be ready to forgive, including to forgive those who put all marketers in the same boat is important, as you will see in my future membership site and on my Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/godsfruitofforgiveness?ref=hl and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Learning-How-to-Forgive/161059237352045?ref=hl.

God blessed us with a relative who provided the funds to start a business and get a mentor. We realized it was the Shemitah year, and though we couldn’t predict what God would bring as a judgment on our Western nations, we needed to prepare for the fall of 2015 with the idea this may be the last year to preach the true gospel.

So the goal is great, to make $10,000 a month in within six months, and a million for Africa by the fall.  The challenges are great, but the determination is there to succeed despite the odds. The journey begins with the effort to preach the gospel of the Kingdom and disciple believers. We’ll keep you posted as we progress.

The prospects of preaching the true gospel of the Kingdom when the Christian world is embracing a false gospel of grace are indeed challenging. Satan attacks the truth. The devil managed to take out one of those eloquent Kingdom preachers in the recent decease in a plane crash of Myles Munroe.

When a believer successfully goes through important tests, Satan often tries to take him or her out. God often has to allow such tragedies because of disunity or unforgiveness in the congregation. We must also forgive our perfect God for allowing bad things to happen in our lives and our assemblies as we endeavor to achieve that perfect unity.

Satan has attacked us this last year in several devastating ways, one financial. God got us through the valley by His great mercy and grace, and we are ready to succeed, having learned what didn’t work.

As the author of seven books and a student of the Bible for fifty years, I think God has given me a lot to offer you, and I welcome your Bible questions as we interact. You can post questions and comments, which I realize now require you to post your email so we can have a give and take. I will not share your email with others, but will only use it so we can communicate and create a dialogue. I’m here to give value, and I welcome you to my blog with great joy. Pastor and author Robert B. Scott



Millions Hear the Lies—How Many Will View the Truth? Pastor Robert Scott

Creflo Dollar preached false grace again today on his telecast. He actually admitted that the man of Matthew 19:17 and following verses broke the first commandment. But we were told the law was done away and the Ten Commandments as well. Why the contradiction? The answer is that when you are in a web of lies, contradictions are inevitable. Jesus clear answer to the man's question, "What do I DO to have eternal life?" Jesus didn't say, "It's not about right doing. It's about right believing." He said, "if you will enter into live, keep the commandments." It became obvious he had broken the first commandment, and Jesus said, "If you love Me, keep My commandments" (John 14:15). Grace revolutionists have to do some fancy dancing to get around the clear statements of Jesus in both the First Testament and the New Testament. When we have to challenge the contradictory statements of the grace revolution, how many views do we get? Broad is the way that leads to death, and narrow is the way that leads to life in the midst of this end-time lawlessness. Religious deception, the white horse of Revelation 6, is riding, and some are galloping with it to miss out on the better resurrection (Heb. 11:35; Rev. 20:5-6). Will you be the bride that rides with Jesus when He returns to fight those who fight Him and His laws along with the man of lawlessness, or will you ride with religious deception? The "exciting grace revolution" is a broad and dangerous road. Be part of the remnant who kept the commandments of God. Love Jesus by keeping His commandments. Don't be deceived!


Religious Deception is the Only Horseman Riding! Pastor Robert Scott

Revelation 6 speaks of four horsemen riding in the last days. Many assume ebola signals the riding of the horse of pestilence. But no! Only one horseman is riding. It's thanks to the grace revolution, the beginning of the end-time, great falling away, leading to the appearance of the man of lawlessness. Jesus loves the teachers who teach it, but He hate lawlessness! Matthew 5:19 is clear. God's law was never and never will be done away. It represents His character of love. Doing away with the laws of love is tantamount to doing away with Love Himself. He is Love. And He is grieved at this apostasy sounds so good, but it will lead many to miss out on the first and best resurrection to marry Jesus. Don't fall for it!


Unclear Passages? Or Verses That Don’t Agree with Your Belief? Pastor Robert Scott

The proponents of the grace revolution are now saying that that there are many verses that don’t agree with their doctrine, passages they call “unclear.” They must find a way to explain these parts of the Bible. Why not just reinterpret the whole Bible, since Jesus tells us to live by every Word of God? Why not proclaim the whole purpose or counsel of God as Paul did (Acts 20:27). The word “purpose’ is translated “counsel” in the KJV, and it comes from a word meaning “to will.” God’s whole will is expressed in the whole Bible. The grace revolution is taking the parts it likes and excluding virtually the whole Bible, which makes it abundantly clear God’s boundaries of love are to be obeyed, with God’s help of course, which is the grace that is Jesus in us. The Bible interprets itself. It’s like a puzzle that needs a key to explain it. That key is the Sabbath day. Those who obey those laws they say are done away are those who understand the Word (Ps. 111:10). They are willing to obey every Word of God, not just the ones they like. God makes it clear what He thinks of those who teach lawlessness (Mat. 5:19). Will you be lawless or obedient?