October 1, 1972

I greet you in the name of God Almighty who has called each man for his salvation and desired that we should contend mightily in the name of Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost against the powers of darkness around us. Brother, I have a thing which I wish to discuss privately with you as Paul did with Peter concerning a new thing taught to me by the Holy Ghost, which is not new but old, Galatians 2:1-2,6-8. What I will say is of the scriptures which must guide our thoughts in all sound doctrine, Isaiah 8:20; Matthew 13:52; II Timothy 3:16-17; I John 4:1. The words to follow are not for argument and debate, but for your own personal comfort and as many as you will comfort with them, Romans 15:4; I Corinthians 2:11-15; II Peter 3:15-16. We will deal concentratedly with what Paul called "the mystery of godliness," I Corinthians 2:7; I Timothy 3:16; Revelation 10:7. I tell you now that this mystery of Revelation is revealed today, and it is desirable that you should reason with the spirit of God who will support this work, Psalm 50:21; Isaiah 1:18, 28:10, 44:6-8. Those last two texts tell us that the Word of God is a puzzle, Psalm 92:5-6, and God has set this thing in order Himself for our comfort. Do not be grieved by the many scriptures to be looked up because that is the way the Holy Ghost teaches. Observe how Gabriel taught, Daniel 9:21, 10:21. What I write came from the very same source and by the angels. Men have not understood these things, John 16:12,25; I Timothy 2:3-6.

Because God had chosen the twelve especially to witness His own special salvation work, He did not reveal to them the "mystery of godliness" to be revealed in due time, Isaiah 9:1-2; John 16:12; Acts 1:8. Their lack of this knowledge led to conflict with Paul until the Holy Ghost taught Peter that God is without respect of persons, Acts 11:5-10; Galatians 1:6-7, 5:7, 6:13-14. Paul received the "mystery of godliness" as the "gospel of uncircumcision," Galatians 2:6-8. This "mystery" could not be taught to the striving babes in the churches but only to the strong among them, I Corinthians 3:1-4; Hebrews 5:12-6:3. Peter found the "mystery" difficult to understand because it was not the purpose of God to give him that "talent", Acts 11:2-3; I Corinthians 14:33; Galatians 2:11-13. God is not party to divisions, but the doctrines of the churches are products of strife over first principles of righteousness from reform days, James 3:14-18. Church leaders hold their conflicting doctrines tightly and contrary to the gospel of Paul, Luke 11:34-36; I Corinthians 3:1-4, 13:8-12. I do not say that I am of Luther, Wesley, John Smith, or Jerome, but the churches have mixed the gospel of circumcision and part of Paul's gospel of reconciliation, and that with strife. There is a big difference between the two gospels and the SENSUAL WISDOM the churches hold today, Daniel 7:21-22; James 3:14-16. Do you think the churches will wake up before judgment day? John 10:35; Revelation 3:17,21-22. The churches still preach the gospel of condemnation of men against the Gospel of Justification and Reconciliation, Romans 5:18; II Corinthians 3:9-12, 5:14-15,18-19; Revelation 6:9-11, 19:8.

This is the gospel of Justification and Reconciliation which was taught to me. It has certain aspects which differ from the gospel of repentance taught by Peter and Paul. First understand that God works by time, and what we will look at was written, but God was not ready to reveal it to all men before now.

1. The purpose of Christ: Isaiah 14:12-14; Matthew 18:11-14; Luke 9:51-56, 23:34; John 1:29, 6:37,44, 12:32, 17:12; II Thessalonians 2:3-4. No man therefore can be lost. I tell you that the salvation work was complete before the foundation of the world, and all men were saved the very minute Christ gave up the ghost, Isaiah 45:9-11; Romans 5:6,18, 8:29-30; Hebrews 2:7,14,16, 4:3. So God knew all men inasmuch as men are created in the spiritual image of God, Genesis 1:27; Isaiah 42:5,8, 57:16-18, 66:9; John 3:6, 4:24; Romans 14:7-12; I Corinthians 6:19-20; Ephesians 6:12; Hebrews 12:6-8. He planned our personalities! Psalm 139:12-18.

2. The purpose of the Holy Ghost: John 16:9-11. In particular the judgment is in his hands. Christ, God and the Holy Ghost will not judge a man, John 1:1, 3:17, 5:22, 8:15; I John 5:7-8. Judgment is specifically for Satan, as it is written, Isaiah 14:12,21-22; John 16:7,11; Revelation 19:19-21. A question should come to you, "I thought men were going to burn also?" Look at Revelation 16:9-11. These "men" are the men of sin who are invisible demons, the children of Satan, who will not repent. How did Satan and his family get to be called men when they are not made of flesh and blood? Isaiah 14:12,16; Ezekiel 28:2,9,14; Matthew 19:26; Revelation 17:8. Demons have not tasted death yet, Mark 9:1; II Thessalonians 2:3,6-7. Men only of flesh and blood have been given the sentence of death one time, and Christ died for all the second time that the second death should have no power on us, but judgment in the hands of the Holy Ghost should rest on the son of perdition and his invisible children, Ecclesiastes 4:2, 12:7; Isaiah 14:16,18; Matthew 5:44-48; John 6:37, 12:24,32, 14:3, 16:11; Romans 5:18; II Corinthians 5:10,14; Hebrews 9:27, 12:22-25; Revelation 17:8. We cannot tell the Holy Ghost that he should judge men of flesh and blood with the invisible "men of sin." There are certain things God knows about the invisible world and powers they exert on the flesh that you do not know which cause Him to be merciful where men would damn, Matthew 26:41; Romans 7:18-20. Check out the NEW AMERICAN BIBLE which is a new translation based on the findings in the Dead Sea Scrolls which is more complete and authentic than the manuscripts King James scholars used. In Genesis 4:5-7 in THAT BIBLE YOU WILL FIND THAT SIN BY DEFINITION IS A DEMON to help you understand, Romans 7:18-21; I John 3:8, and Matthew 13:37-39. Here the good seed is the children of men created and planted by God, not really by you and I, Isaiah 45:9-11; Matthew 15:13, 23:9. It only appears as though we come by sperm and egg, John 7:24, 8:15; Romans 3:4; I Timothy 6:20. God made us from His body, and we are only adopted as sons to Christ!

These considerations should cause certain doctrinal problems which are understood thusly:

A. Belief in God is still a necessity for salvation, Romans 10:9. The question is how is this possible for those who die as "sinners" without knowing God? Psalm 44:22; Isaiah 28:14-19, 44:6-7; Ezekiel 20:32-37,40-44; John 12:24; Romans 14:11-12; Hebrews 12:22-24; Revelation 6:9-11. Here God is challenging small-minded men who doubt that men will acknowledge Him and repent and confess. It is prophecy which you will do well not to doubt as Thomas did, Isaiah 44:24-25, 46:10; John 20:29; Romans 3:4. Going further, Jesus explained how this works with the prodigal son who was possessed by devils and died classified as a sinner, Ecclesiastes 12:7; Matthew 12:43; Luke 15:15,20-24, 17:34,37; John 12:24. The parable of Lazarus and the rich man is an example of this process Here the demon is described as a rich man for three (3) reasons: (a) he is made out of jewelry and gold as the son of Satan, Psalm 50:18-21; Ezekiel 28:13-14,(a demon is a mechanical spirit or a backward robot); (b) when inside the body, we obey them as if they were kings; (c) they possess "God's jewels," Malachi 3:6,17. Observe this parable, Luke 16:19-26. This particular demon happened to be in a rich man's body but caused him not to have compassion, Ecclesiastes 3:20-21; Matthew 12:43; Revelation 17:8. We see then that all men dying like prodigal sons are drawn to Christ by God, not to be cast out but spared because they will hear God and come up to glory, Ezekiel 34:31; Malachi 3:17; John 10:14-15,27-29; Romans 5:18. We have just explained how confession and repentance is satisfied according to the "mystery of godliness and God," Isaiah 44:6-7; John 11:25; I Corinthians 2:13-16, 15:19; I Timothy 3:16; Revelation 10:7.

B. Baptism is also necessary, but it is not the baptism of man but that of the Holy Ghost, John 1:32-34, 3:22, 4:2. The baptism of the Holy Ghost is the baptism of heaven which alone has the power of salvation, and it is not done with natural water from a lake or pool, Matthew 21:24-26. Now we will let John the Baptist, the prophet tell you the value of baptism with natural water, John 3:27. Therefore, men baptized with the "baptism of men" do backslide and some '"appear" lost. The water of the Holy Ghost is his own word, Isaiah 44:3-4; Joel 2:28-29; Habakkuk 2:14. This is the glory of God the Holy Ghost, and this is his word on baptism, John 15:3. Therefore, he did not command his disciples to baptize with natural water, nor did Christ, I Corinthians 1:14-17. Christ personally commanded only those present when he said, Matthew 19:11, 28:18-20. You cannot rightfully do what Christ did not personally command you to do. Water baptism was a specific commandment to Peter and those present on that day. We have shown that Christ did not give Paul such a commandment because baptism was only a means of phasing out purification laws of Moses to bring men to accept the bright light of the Holy Ghost, Galatians 3:23-24. The end of the commandment is the Holy Ghost, Revelation 10:7. It is therefore wrong for you to condemn men as lost because they are without natural water baptism since you understand all aspects concerning these things.

There are many questions that may come to your mind, especially from evil spirits who cause doubt. Just believe in the faith that Jesus has in the promise God gave to him, Psalm 2:6-8, 22:27-28,30; Isaiah 2:1-4; Romans 5:18; II Corinthians 5:14,18-19; Galatians 3:16; Hebrews 12:22-26. Jesus has faith in this promise. How about you? Song of Solomon 8:6,7, Hosea 13:12-14; John 1:29, 3:17, 6:37,44, 12:32,47; Romans 4-8; Ephesians 2:4-8; Philippians 3:9; Revelation 14:12. Only believe!

I have run for years and days so long

That time has caught up with me

My Bulwarks are no longer secure and strong

But crumble 'gainst times endless sea.

For ages I ran to escape the pain

That I felt from each stone in my path

I gave up all hope of my prize to gain

But retreated in ungamely wrath

The years rolled on by as swift as the winds

And I in my hiatus

Was safe from arrows with the pointed ends

Realities that fly at us.

Closely wrapped in my unsafe world

I was sure no trials would come,

But all of a sudden the truth unfurled

And laid waste my fortified kingdom

So, naked I stood in truth's shattering light

Ashamed in simplicity

For those who must live must not die in the night

But must bend with reality.

Life is the blood that flows hot in my veins

Truth is the air I breathe

Yet I regressed for ice-black refrains

'Til truths febrile chords made me seethe

I charge all of you don't slay faith, don't resign

For time shall not be abiding

For dead ghosts will weave you in a self-made bind

Til the stead of truth comes ariding.

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