John 8.18,19 I am One who bears witness of Myself, and the Father who sents Me bears witness of Me. Then they said to Him “where is Your Father?” Jesus answered, “You know neither Me nor My Father. If you had known Me, you would have known My Father also”.
In religion, often God the Father is distant and a mystery. The Jews stayed far away from the mountain of God. It the the righteousness of God that separates God from an unholy mankind. Fear comes because of judgement for our sins. We are under a curse for the penalty of our sin is death.
Our love really doesn’t really get us back to God for sin taints the best of us. We view God as a caring mother, as love, etc but we can’t whitewash judgement nor the bible because our conscience condemns us.
We are separated from God by our sins when Adam and Eve aligned themselves with Satan in the Garden of Eden and there is a longing to return even blaiming gays for God’s wrath.
Jesus was sent by the Father as the seed, to bring Satan down, to redeem mankind and offer each a choice to return Home. Satan wants to discredit the bible many times through liberal heretical theologians and seminarians because it speaks of the redemption through the blood.
Jesus declared that the Pharisees did not know God the Father when they did not see Him as the Son of God. Knowing the truth, knowing God is known by accepting Jesus as the great I Am. If they had known the character and nature of Father God, then when they see Jesus, they would have immediately known that Jesus is from the Father.
We have many gay churches who talk about God but the truth is that they would deny Jesus as being the very presence and the way to God the Father. They talk about God in the churches but do not know God for Jesus is a just a teacher to them.
Sadly many gay churches rejects the centrality of Israel as God’s chosen people and the truth that Jesus is Lord and Saviour in the bible and then justify this by saying we should not read the bible literally. Rejecting the Gospel of Grace of salvation by faith in Jesus Christ is spinned incredulously as taking the bible seriously and even to condemn Jesus the Geat I AM as the absolute truth as heresy.
We live in the world where blatant deception and half truths reigns in the church where the most heretical bishop such as Bishop Spong who denies Jesus as God, and Saviour, and the virgin birth and the resurrection, calling the reading of the bible literally as gentile heresy when he himself personifies heresy.
Spong, the greatest heretic undermines the bible because he refused to accept Jesus as Saviour instead calling others heretic and many gay churches follows him religiously as their god and calls this taking the bible seriously.
As a result of such blatant anti christ heresy, the Episcopal church have fallen half their numbers during the last 30 years, and many gay churches would follow this seductive opium of blurred delusion and white washing of the bible whilst declaring that we must change or face demise.
John 8.28 Then Jesus said to them, “when you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing of Myself; but as My Father taught Me, I speak these things. 29 And He who sent Me is with Me. The Father has not left Me alone, for I always do those things that please Him”. 30 As He spoke these words, many believed in Him.
Many gay churches do not believe that Jesus died at the Cross nor rose again. They do not discern nor believe the recorded bible events at the Cross with the excuse that one could not read the bible literally.
When Jesus was lifted up ie crucified at the Cross, the Jews was actually horified that the name given “Jesus the king of the Jews”. In John 19.19, the sign board at the Cross mocking Jesus reads “Jesus of Nazareth the king of the Jews”. In hebrew reading from right to left, it reads
YESHUA HANAZERAI V MELECH HA YEHUDIM
Jesus the Nazerai and King of the Jews
The acrostic letter of each word reads Yahweh or YHWH which is the God’s most sacred uncommunicable name.
And then when Jesus died, powerful signs and wonders followed such as the earthquakes such that a Roman soldier declared that Jesus was indeed who He said He was “the King of the Jews”. The Roman were the witness to this truth reading in Mat 27.54 “when the centurion and those with him who were guarding Jesus saw the earth quake and all that had happened, they were terrified and exclaimed, Surely He was the Son of God”.
John 8.31 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “if you abide in My word, you are my disciples indeed. 32 And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
We are indeed of Jesus Christ if we abide by the word that was proclaimed and this word is the revelation of Jesus as the I AM, ie God Himself. Churches cannot make true disciples just because they call themselves a church, a house of God or having a Pastor.
Discipleship happens in the church, in cell groups. However if the pastoral leadership does not believe that Jesus is God then they are not loving God and is not of God. Hence, they are leading the blind to the gates of hades whilst considering themselves wise. It is better to flee such churches.
John 8.33 They answered Him, “We are Abraham’s descendents, and have never been in bondage to anyone. How can You say, ‘You will be made free’.
We hear many churches proclaim that they are the body of Christ or that they are Christians because they are led by the Holy Spirit simply because they call themselves a church and practise religious sacraments. Their faith is all above love even denying the necessity of Jesus bearing the curse for our sins.
This was exatcly what the pharisees proclaim to Jesus when they said that they are children of God simply because they are Abraham descendents ie going through the Jewish religious practices and custom. Since they are not in bondage why do they need to be free.
Similarly, many gay churches proclaim they are free since they follow the love commandments and are inclusive of all faiths, why do we need to be saved, to be forgiven of our sins, since God surely is love and will not send us to hell!
John 8.34 Jesus answered them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, whoever commits sin is slave to sin. And a slave does not abide in the House forever, but a son abides forever. 36 therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.
Jesus then replied declaring they need to be free, and i don’t mean first realising everyone is equal because they became sinners when they sin, and so is a slave to sin. Ie we couldn’t help but commit sin. We are born sinners.
Since, we are a slave in the house and does not have an inheritance, how can we stay forever the House of God unlike the Son of God.
Therefore, when Jesus makes us free, when we abide by faith that Jesus is the Son of God who died for our sins and rose again, we are free indeed and could stay forever in the House of God because we have an inheritance in Christ Jesus. We can only stay if we belong to Christ.
Therefore, many gay christians think that they are free and are disciples by going to church and performing reigious rituals, but we can only be free if our inheritance is in Christ Jesus.
John 8.58 Jesus said to them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM”. Then they took up stones to throw at Him.
There are many gay churches who preach a lie that the truth that will set us free is about love and not believing literally the bible ie God’s condemnation for our sins. Therefore, Gay Christians are going from unwelcome churches to churches that have only an outward form of Christianity. This is a sad reality of gay christendom.
The truth will always prevail. Most assuredly, without a doubt in John 8, Jesus proclaimed the truth that will set us free is in abiding in the word spoken by Jesus that He is the great I AM sent by the Father God, and that this freedom given by Jesus is the freedom from being a slave to sin. We are a slave when we commit a sin even though we may try to follow the love commandments. We are free, when Jesus gives us freedom by paying the penalty of death for our sin. He only ask us to abide by the word and not reject it.