Verse 3: "And they shall do these things to you because they do not know the Father, nor Me." - He said, I am a voice crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said Isaiah the prophet. Verse 5: "But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him Who justifies the ungodly, his faith is reckoned for righteousness." Can the Holy Spirit reveal to us the things we need to have, know and understand. $50?—whatever. Jesus said that if you believe and have faith as the grain of a mustard seed… That's interesting, we've always emphasized that if you had faith as the grain of a mustard seed that you could say to the sycamore tree, 'be gone and go into the ocean' it would go. "If you forgive the sins of any, their sins have been forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they have been retained," (John 20:23). Romans 4:4: "Now, to the one who works, the reward is not reckoned according to grace; rather, it is reckoned as a debt." Jesus Calls the First Disciples. Box 1442 Hollister, California 95024-1442 Phone: 1-831-637-1875 Fax: 1-831-637-9616truthofgod.org, Hostility Toward Jews in the New Testament, by this we know that He is dwelling in us, Concerning sin, because they do not believe in Me, "…'This is the work of God: that you believe in Him Whom He has sent.'. See John 2:23 with its adjacent verses in bold below. This is why Paul wrote so much about the righteousness of Christ, and that since God has done all the things that He did through Jesus Christ, and since Jesus came and is the perfect sacrifice, and it is through Him that we have our righteousness, therefore, our own works will never, never do it. All rights reserved worldwide. There are too many people who have a religion that is like that. The words that I speak to you, I do not speak from My own self; but the Father Himself, Who dwells in Me, does the works. "…truly in this one the love of God is being perfected. {taken from Wikipedia.org}. That's what it's saying here. John 16:10—the Holy Spirit will come and convict the world: "Concerning righteousness, because I am going to the Father and you no longer will see Me.". Verse 25: "These things I have spoken to you in allegories; but the time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in allegories, but I will plainly disclose to you the things of the Father." Anything else is: Verse 58: "Jesus said to them, 'Truly, truly I say to you, before Abraham was born, I AM.'" So, it was done by a work of law. Verse 23: "And in that day you shall ask Me nothing. That's why it's so tough on the Jews. “If you forgive men’s sins they are forgiven them and if you hold them bound they are held bound?” The Catholic Church takes this to validate the confessional and forgiveness of … Is human life the end result of blind evolution, devoid of any purpose? That is the work of God above everything else, above food and drink. Let's look at Acts 20 in the light of the tremendous sacrifice of Jesus Christ, and the tremendous meaning of the grace of God. NIV. They have a plan and an agenda. That's the righteousness that it's talking about. But because I have spoken these things to you, grief has filled your hearts. Even the Jews admit that they have made many laws to fence in the other laws that God had. Then some of His disciples said to one another, 'What is this that He is saying to us, "A little while, and you shall not see Me; and again a little while, and you shall see Me," and, "because I am going to the Father"?' They want to, but they just don't have the power, yet. Same thing when there was the Bar Kokhba Revolution. We have two things that John[transcriber's correction] is excluding: Jesus said of the Pharisees, 'I know you that you do not have the love of God in you.' The whole Gospel of John was written on that. The one who is of God hears the words of God. Because of this, we give thanks to God without ceasing: that when you received the Word of God, which you heard from us, you did not accept it as the word of men, but even as it is in truth—the Word of God, which is also working in you who believe. God or No God? Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Romans 9:30: "What then shall we say? (vs 27-31). Verse 22: "And likewise, you indeed have grief now, but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and no one shall take your joy from you." Jesus said that the Holy Spirit would reprove the world of sin, because they did not believe on Him. John 6:27: "'Do not labor for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures unto eternal life, which the Son of man shall give to you; for Him has God the Father sealed.' Verse Context. This prophecy that Jesus gave in John 16, that they would be put out of the synagogues, and the time would come when they were killed, that it would be said of the them that they were doing God's service. Let the noerim and the minim be destroyed in a moment. I'm going to kind of sneak around behind the scenes and get out of the way. "…for they stumbled at the Stone of Stumbling, exactly as it is written: 'Behold, I place in Sion a Stone of Stumbling and a Rock of offense, but everyone who believes in Him shall not be ashamed'" (vs 32-33). I've had people ask me about that and I haven't really been able to answer the question: How can I have joy in tribulation? Here is what was said in the synagogue three times daily under the name of the Nazarene, you curse the name of the Christians: The Talmud states very clearly that whenever someone made a mistake in any benediction he was allowed to continue, but if it had to do with the benediction of the Minim he was to be called back to the place where he was supposedly was a Min. I'm sure that all of you who are mothers can still remember the pain. You can find a lot of people who print magazines and booklets. General Secretariat Government Relations Human Resources International Justice and Peace Justice, Peace & Human Development Laity, Marriage, Family Life & … Or, as John Piper modifies it, our chief end is “to glorify God by enjoying Him forever” (Desiring God [Multnomah Books], 1996 edition, p. 15). But that doesn't mean you know God! How do you know God? John 14:23 New International Version (NIV). For this reason you do not hear, because you are not of God" (vs 44-47). Therefore, they said to Him, 'What shall we do, in order that we ourselves may do the works of God?' by Matt Slick. That's why the keeping of the commandments. John 16:1: "I have spoken these things to you so that you will not be offended. Or, is human life a special creation of an all-powerful God? Some Clues From Science. When they would come into the synagogue they would stand up to read, or they would teach, or they would recite a prayer. That is defining one kind of sin. 1 John 3:23(NASB) Verse Thoughts When asked what was the greatest commandment during Christ's earthly, pre-cross ministry one scribe gave the perfect, answer: Love … Then it talks about what happened here; one of the things they had to say in the synagogue. (vs 16-19). The "voice" brings awareness of "the word," which people are then expected to respond to. And it shall disclose to you the things to come. We know that eventually that's going to happen. In other words, God owes it to you. When you have a radical rising, you also have a separation. The Holy Spirit is going to reprove or convict, or correct the world because of sin, because they believe not on Jesus Christ. Jesus answered them, 'Do you now believe?'" Just stop and think a minute: That is part of it, but there are many aspects of the Gospel. I came forth from the Father and have come into the world; again, I am leaving the world and am going to the Father.' That's why John is such a fantastic book. What did Jesus say? because that's the only thing that changes the inside! When Ananus was of this disposition he thought he had now a proper opportunity to exercise his authority. 1-John 5:19: "We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the wicked one." [⇑ See verse text ⇑] John the Baptist makes one crystal-clear claim to fulfill Old Testament prophecy. There are two different things here, and this is Simon's report: the Palestinian text of the curse; that would have to come into the synagogue and curse the Christians and Christ. That's why God is not causing all kinds of miracles, yet. pgs 34-35—With the destruction of Jerusalem and the reconstitution of the Sanhedrin at Jamnia, under the presidency of the rabbis instead of the priests, there began a new phase of hostility toward Christians. 6 was the fifth seal, and there's going to be a martyrdom of saints again. to not believe on Him? But Sabbath-keeping, non-idolatry, Holy Day-keeping, clean food-believing…' We're in a different category. The majority, however, not only resisted their words, but employed all the means at their disposal to hinder the spreading of the new religion. Problem: Roman Catholics claim that Jesus gave His disciples the power to forgive sins and that this power has been passed on to Roman Catholic priests down through the centuries. Rom. ", With this statement, our understanding in the past, and somehow it got out that the government of God was coming on the earth, that's all that was needed to be told to people. Our latest booklet, written by Duncan Macleod, thoughtfully examines the science behind Atheist beliefs. That's not to say that the Scripture is not so, but you look back and at Hannah—Samuel's mother—and she had joy when Samuel was born. That is part of the story of what the non-Messianic Jews believe; that because of what they were doing here's what was accomplished. Verse 35[transcriber's correction]: "Jesus said to them, 'I AM the Bread of Life; the one who comes to Me shall never hunger; and the one who believes in Me shall never thirst at any time.'" They're out there playing 'religion.' But then truly, I count all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord; for Whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as dung; that I may gain Christ and may be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is derived from law, but that righteousness which is by the faith of Christ, the righteousness of God that is based on faith" (vs 7-9). However, if I go, I will send it to you. The reason that I'm asking all of these questions is because in the past we thought the Gospel was only the preaching of the Kingdom of God. The blood of the saints! But if you believe not, you are condemned already. It had consequences for the Church in Jerusalem and that was the last link between the temple and the Christians. The result of that was the Protestant Reformation. If you do the job well I'm going to give you a bonus. I have overcome the world" (vs 32-33). John 21:23 Therefore this saying went out among the brethren that that disciple would not die; yet Jesus did not say to him that he would not die, but only, “If I want him to remain until I … We are becoming more of a 'worthy of death' bloodthirsty society because of all the liberalism, especially when they tell people that the worst thing you could do is Judaize, which to them means keeping the Sabbath, etc. One of the historians poses this question and suggests that 70A.D. I imagine that was during the 40 days that He was with the disciples. And when that one has come, it will convict the world concerning sin, and righteousness, and judgment" (vs 4-8). But you're not going to convince someone out in the world. You know what's going to happen. Wesley's John 14:23 Bible Commentary 14:23 Jesus answered - Because ye love and obey me, and they do not, therefore I will reveal myself to you, and not to them. Otherwise, it becomes too much like a political movement. Oh, they're required! Therefore, they said, 'What is this that He is saying, the "little while"? We're going to find that is one of the greatest sins that can be. If you love Me, keep My commandments! 3 is the whole righteousness that Paul was trying to teach. Because you cannot bear to hear My words. But apparently the Jews were claiming that they had the Spirit of God, they had the true religion, and they were, in fact, cursing Jesus by the Spirit of God. You first have to understand about Christ. They aren't going to be able to stand it. is a god of superstition, an idol, whatever. That is the acid test just on a visual basis, or out of your mouth. Study Proverbs 23 using John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. That's why God, sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and 'for sin condemned sin in the flesh.' I think we're right on the verge of really beginning to really understand and grasp what it means to believe to the depths of your being! "…to everyone who believes" (v 4). Why? Satan is judged, but he is not yet cast out. Verse 6: "Even as David also declares the blessedness of the man to whom God imputes righteousness separate from works: 'Blessed are those whose transgressions are forgiven, and whose sins are covered'" (vs 6-7). "…and no one can say that Jesus is Lord, except by the Holy Spirit" (v 3). When I first read that I couldn't understand that. No! Verse 23: "And in that day you shall ask Me nothing. Verse 24: "And the one who keeps His commandments is dwelling in Him, and He in him…", 1-John 2:3 "By this standard we know that we know Him: if we keep His commandments.". From Vatican City: The Vatican…exhorted Roman Catholic priests worldwide to work against the proliferation of religious sects and cults that win converts through brainwashing, sexual enticement and separation from family and society. I think we're beginning to receive some of that joy that comes from God in understanding these things. And because I speak the Truth, you do not believe Me. Remember that there was a prophecy that the Christians were to leave Jerusalem before its destruction; that's well-recorded. We're going to see that what God has done is that He has brought a lot of this right back upon the Jews. But nevertheless, when you really have what you want, then the pain diminishes, it goes away; you don't remember it. I think I'm beginning to understand. Even if you did it in the letter perfectly, because that is only the outside. 1-Corinthians 12:3: "Therefore, I am letting you know that no one speaking by the Spirit of God calls Jesus accursed…" I could never figure out how that could ever be done in the Church. It has to do with. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. 24 Whoever does not love me does not keep my words; and the word that you hear is not mine, but is from the Father who sent me. The greater the belief, the more you're able to cope with it and handle it! What does the Scripture say? Verse Of The Day; John 1:23 ... John 1:23 in the Thematic Bible; John 1:23 Cross References; John 1:23 Treasury of Scripture Knowing; John 1:23 Sermons; John 1:23 Prayers; John 1:23 Images; Choose Chapter. He showed them a lot of things that weren't recorded, and He probably told them not to record this or that or the other thing. Anyone who claims to dwell in Him is obligating himself also to walk even as He Himself walked" (vs 5-6). Acts 9:1: "Now Saul, still breathing out threatening and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest." NO! "God’s Plan for Mankind Revealed—by His Sabbath and Holy Days", Free Book: Appointed Times of Jesus the Messiah, Holy Bible In Its Original Order, 2nd Edition, The Jews kicking Christians out of the Holy Land, those who claim to be Christians, but didn't keep the commandments of God, those Jews who claim to keep the commandments of God, but do not have the love of God perfected in them. We all know the story of the Apostle Paul. That's why when you try and earn salvation it can never happen. The very core of the gospel message is the truth that the way someone has their sins forgiven is by having faith in … When you have a little time you look up believe, believing, believes—all the derivations of belief, and you'll find that fills the book of John, and the Epistle of First John. But I don't know who is preaching about the really true Jesus of the Gospel showing what He did; showing that the great Creator God took upon Himself all the sins of the world in Himself, and that God did this. All Scriptures from The Holy Bible in Its Original Order, A Faithful Version by Fred R. Coulter. Any Jew who would leave Judaism was called an apostate, and they had to recite this: And let the arrogant government be speedily uprooted in our days. It works everywhere you sign in, even with the mobile app! We're going to see that today we're going to get persecution from both sides. You get up before any group of 'religious' people and tell them that, you would be condemned for intolerance. The poor Jews had the blessing of Abraham, which gives them a glimmer of hope, and then the curse of rejecting Jesus comes back on them time and time again. Follow either of the two large buttons below to see these verses in their broader context of the King James Bible or a Bible … Some groups have used such techniques as brainwashing, sexual enticement, monetary gifts or promises of bodily healing to win followers. God had warned them of it, and this exodus finally alienated Jewish opinion from them. The Vatican does not use the terms sect or cult to describe mainline Protestant churches, which it calls "chameleons" or "sister" churches. Then for God to prove it to the world, and then especially to the Jews. The Jewish Historian Josephus informs us that the high priest Hannan who succeeded his father at his death was a bold man in his temper and very insolent. They revolted out of that corruption and cruelty. You don't throw away the commandments of God; you keep them with understanding and God's Spirit. They shall cast you out of the synagogues; furthermore, the time is coming that everyone who kills you will think that he is rendering service to God" (vs 1-2). Because they did not seek it by faith, but by works of law…" (vs 30-32). There it is, it gets right back to belief! They really put the pressure on them to do it, and it really is something how this was brought about. The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. A recent newspaper headline: Vatican Takes Stand Against Religious Cult. That has got to come out first so that people can identify with it. ★1 John 2:23 (NKJV)★ Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father either; he who acknowledges the Son has the Father also. 'Since we can't control these people they are worthy of death.' In this case let's use the Jews. 22 After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he tarried with them, and baptized. If you love God—of course, there are a couple of things that tell us that it's the right God—you know God! Maybe this will give us a little broader understanding that God was laying the groundwork by having smaller groups so there won't be so many people hurt and killed. I think if we really have the kind of belief that Jesus is talking about, then the difficulties and problems will not nearly destroy us. Now we know that You understand all things, and do not need to have someone ask You. They had abandoned Jerusalem in the hour of it's greatest tribulation. The most popular Bible verses from John Found 879 Verses John 3:16 Bible Rank: 1 ... John 1:14 Bible Rank: 23. He is coming as the Conquering King of the whole world, and yes, if you fight Christ you will die! [Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted. 1-John 5:13: "These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God in order that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God." So, if you really believe, then you're going to know. We're going to see what it is to know God! Acts 20:24: "But I myself do not take any of these things into account, nor do I hold my life dear to myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to fully testify the Gospel of the grace of God." No other book has all of the correct dates concerning Jesus’ life and ministry. Let's look at the things from which everything else falls. 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