TRUTH OF THE GOSPEL MINISTRY

COMMENTARY

ON
KINGDOM CITIZENSHIP VS RELIGIOUS CHURCHES
THIS IS PART 3 OF STUDY (Pt 1, Pt 2 & Pt 3)  

(Eph 2:19 [KJV])

Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

 

Understanding the way of Kingdom citizenship.

 

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RELIGIOUS CHURCHES (MEMBERSHIP)

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TTGM will start this article by clarifying a misunderstood conception concerning what most churches believe and do.

 

Most churches start their services with an opening prayer, then a series of songs, a collection, a preacher delivers a message and after the message is over there may be a sinners’ prayer; and then they end with a closing prayer. What people do not realize is that none of this is scriptural. The format of one person taking the lead and having a plan to be repeated each week, only with a different theme/topic, is not scriptural. And if it is not scriptural, IT IS OF MAN. Does it conflict with scripture? I invite you to watch the following presentation that best describes what a church service has become (A place of entertainment, with people that are weak in their understanding of the Word). 

 

Watch Presentation:

 

After watching the presentation, ask yourself these questions.

 

1.       Can you grow to your full potential in this type of environment?

 

 

2.       If you do not study the word for yourself but rather rely on what the preacher says, is your personal relationship with God truly personal? Have you not given over (outsourced) your personal salvation by basing it on the teachings of a man/church/organization?

 

 

3.       When you stand before God and you are judged for your error (or lost salvation), who are you going to blame, your preacher/priest? Will this help?

 

 

4.       After reading this are you going to leave your eternal destiny in what you know that comes from your organization/preacher/teacher?

 

REMEMBER THIS: An eternity is a long time to spend in regret. 

 

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KINGDOM CITIZENSHIP (THE WAY)

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Yeshua (Yeshua) brought the message of the Kingdom of God. There are two Kingdoms, the Kingdom of God and the kingdom of satan. As long as you are not in the Kingdom of God, you are governed/controlled by the kingdom of satan (it is written: “we wrestle not against flesh and blood” – Eph 6:12, OR the kingdom of men is ruled by satan).

 

The Kingdom of God is at hand (Our Lord is bringing it).

(Matt 3:2 [KJV])

And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

 

The Kingdom comes and resides in the heart (after you become born again).

(Luke 17:20-21 [KJV])

And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: 21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.

 

After you are approved to join the Kingdom, you are called a citizen (you are no longer a foreigner).

(Eph 2:19 [KJV])

Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

 

As a citizen you now have the mandate of an ambassador on earth (you now represent God/Yeshua and His Kingdom).

(2Cor 5:20 [KJV])

Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

 

As an ambassador we are commissioned by our Lord and King to teach the nations according to our own gifts (not only the priest/pastor but you too must teach).

(Matt 28:19 [KJV])

Go ye (this is to you) therefore, and TEACH all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

 

The only way you can teach is to first study. In fact to be approved to do anything consequential in this world you must study. IT IS THE SAME WITH GOD’S WORD/KINGDOM. If you do not study you can easily find yourself conducting spiritual malpractice (as many do today). So we encourage you to study to be APPROVED by God.

(2Tim 2:15 [KJV])

STUDY to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

 

To study means you gain knowledge. With this knowledge you are able to teach the nations. If you do not have the knowledge, you can be potentially destroyed and or be rejected by God. Try flying a plane with no knowledge. 

(Hos 4:6 [KJV])

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I (God) will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

 

Last, what you will learn about God’s Kingdom is that it has a number of commandments from the law (Torah).

Our King (Yeshua) instructs His citizens (You) that love Him to keep His commandments (Torah).

(John 14:15 [KJV])

If ye love me, keep my commandments (Torah).

 

Yeshua was quoting from the Torah here.

(Deut 5:10 [KJV])

And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that *love me* and *keep my commandments (Torah)*.

 

As you gather in your homes, tents, under trees, on the beach, in buildings, there is nothing wrong with a song, a testimony a word, etc, but make study the main focus of your meetings for everyone. Why? You will need to know the Word if you are to teach the nations about the Kingdom of God. YOU NEED TO KNOW THE WORD FOR YOURSELF.

 

TTGM has series of easily understood presentations about the Kingdom of God given by Ambassador – Dr Myles Munroe (a wonderful teacher).

Watch Presentations:

 

Be blessed in understanding.

 

 

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The Greatest Love of all (John 3:16) 

"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life"

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