TAKEN FROM THE FREEDOMJOURNAL ARCHIVES
(Updated 10June 2009)
Peace be unto you. These are long and short days as the end approaches. Look not and lean not on your sole understanding however look to God and Christ as the Creator sent up the Sun and brought down the Moon.
Peace and Love, Carl A. Patton writing for the FreedomJournal this day of our Lord and Savior Christ Jesus 21 April 2008.
INSPIRATION FOR THE FAITHFUL
OF THIS TIME AND THE END
YOU KNOW GOD POVERTY (RICH) IS WEALTH
In the name
of Jehovah God, Master of the universe, Ruler of the earth.
We are thankful today as we bear witness that the Truth of God is greater than all the money in the world. Let it be written that we do not come to glorify poverty and the lack of resources. However we come with a message of Truth that is a cooling drink to the thirsty who have the right to the Spring of life.
There was once a man who received a
call to the knowledge of Truth and Jesus Christ as his Savior. He came as he
was thus he was without many material resources. God did not tell him you may
not come unless you have a certain amount of money. Thus he believed(s) that
God reaches out to all people regardless of material resources.
But as days passed and went he saw
that the people in the Church came to contradict the priority of God which is
Love. They came to Love only money and even asked for financial records and
income tax statements to determine how much money each member earned. They did
this to satisfy a worldly and Devilish desire to collect a certain amount of
money from each member and called it Tithes and Offerings.
Meanwhile this upright man felt (even
though he was a new Bible reader) that something was not right with this
practice of glorifying money. Even though he did not know exactly what the
Bible revealed he knew that the God he served would not require (Demand) him to
give what he did not have.
As he reflects back on those days, he has a great revelation. He has been told that he would not have been able to see the sins of the Prosperity People (Preachers and Congregations) without the gift of poverty and being without certain resources. We note his poverty (for the record) as a blessing of the necessities of life. Housing, food, clothing, transportation and medical care he did have. But his greatest gift from God was the ability to see God and not man and money.
Meanwhile, in his present state he
had nothing left for personal entertainment and other frivolous things. Thus he
honestly knew that 10% of his meager income would not allow him to be able to
eat properly as he had very little left after taking care of the basic
necessities of life.
He knew in his heart that God was not
a God that would not want him to be able eat and have a place to live. Thus as
he began to read and study the Bible he found that this System (Con-Game) or
Scheme of Tithes was not based on scripture. Although many Preachers and
congregations said paying God 10% of your income was based on scripture and a
commandment by God they are either ignorant or just plain liars.
As a tree planted by the fruit
bearing waters he came to realize that he would not have been able to see this
great Crime in the Church if not for his poverty. Thus, he gives thanks to
Almighty Jehovah God for blessing him with the things he needed to live. The
most precious thing was his lust for the Truth of God and not the satisfaction
of a worldly lust for money. The lust and love for money is destroying the
Church. Therefore there is a great and expressed need to inform and teach the
Brethren of this Crime. As he began to see the fruits of his revelation, he has
been assured that riches and gold he has none but he is still rich.
The Truth of God will set you free
and render the gift of Salvation and eternal life. This Truth will also bring
you everlasting Joy and Peace. Material possessions are temporary things that
many do not need. However, all of humankind need God. It is written that God
wants your heart. This heart of God can be taken with you to Peace and
Paradise. You cannot take gold and silver with you. A word to the wise, if you
place your trust in gold and silver you will not be in the line of the
righteous but in the line of the Goats on the left. Almighty Jehovah God holds
all of the wealth of the world in the hollow of His hand and He is on the
Peace and Love,
Carl Patton writing for the FreedomJournal October 30, 2001 in the year of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
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