Below is another writing on false religion with the topic being false Christianity, but what’s of interest is the deception within the Christian writer that all religious people possess just as all Christians who choose what to say, what to believe and what verses to use rather than the words of God directed at us all.
What I am going to do is just go through what he wrote with what God says through His words of truth; and from there it’s all up to you on what to believe and what not. Just always remember that God is not the author of confusion and we are to live by His every word. Therefore just accept in faith what God says and not the way man has changed God’s words in their own direction and meaning while teaching all what God says not.
The very first verse that I am going to use should be all that is necessary for the description of every religion and belief of man that exists in this world according to exactly what our Father tells us that most all in this entire world refuse to hear, believe or even understand because this whole world has been deceived as written in Revelation 12:9.
And God who is not the author of confusion also gives us all the details on exactly how the father of lies does it all through the words of God from the very beginning when God created the heavens and the earth because He knew exactly what was going to happen unto this day. Genesis 1:2 was the result of God’s judgments against Lucifer who became Satan by turning the one third of angels who were the sons of God against their creator as the prince and power of the air who changed their ways of thought---which he still does today—Ephesians 2:2---and made them all into rebellious demons against the laws of God based on His love that caused God’s anger to destroy the face of the planet earth----and this deceived world of religious deception still refuses God’s laws based on love----and destruction is coming once again since the first destruction 6000 years ago. Satan never changed and neither has God---Satan still deceives and God still destroys with judgment---but this will be the last time for eternity because the kingdom of God shall never fall as the kingdoms of man always have since the beginning.
God then renewed the face of the earth [Psalms 104:30] and created man to become rulers that eventually would become superior to angels because He also gave man the spirit of man that would enable his brain to make decisions, to learn and to gain wisdom along with what His created angels had not which was the ability to learn from mistakes and repent so as to never repeat them. Have you ever read a verse in the word of God about repenting angels? So through the past 6000 years God has been teaching man truth and consequences while choosing the firstfruits who have overcome the god of this world that has always been.
Satan never changes. First he deceived all of the angels under his command that he was suppose to lead in righteousness. God then created Adam and Eve and the first move that Satan made was to be his subtle self and deceive the weaker vessel who also deceived her mate which caused God to close the entrance to the tree of life because Satan was still the god of planet earth that would remain until the second coming of Jesus Christ to resurrect all of the firstfruits that had overcome the wicked one and father of lies from the very beginning. Revelation 5:10
The reason that God had the tree of life was for all who would obey Him through their own strength with the righteousness of God planted deep within their hearts. But when Adam and Eve who were given instructions from God on what they could eat and what was forbidden with the spirit of man as written in Zechariah 12:1 and Job 32:8, they rebelled, they did not think, they disobeyed God and let Satan get an advantage over them which was the start of the world deception of man---so God had to place Cherubims to keep the way of the tree of life blocked from anyone entering---because if anyone did it would have been giving eternal life to all who had not overcome the god of this world thus allowing evil to be present for eternity---and that is why in the book of Revelation 22:14 there are no blessings given for the right of entrance into the tree of life for all those who do not do God’s commandments, because by not obeying God they have not overcome the god of this world, and the cruelty with absolutely no love, no kindness, no genuine friendship that I have been the recipient of for over three years now through very many thousands who claim to be Christians and followers of Christ when in truth thay have been deceived just as Eve first and then Adam and don’t even know it;
But now you do and will more than likely still hold you’re false beliefs and icy hearts with judgments and condemnation against anyone who does not preach and teach what all the blind shepherds teach worldwide in thousands of different religions with different doctrines, beliefs, traditions and spirits.
First fruits are only those who without question obey only God, look to only God, believe only God and just accept their lives no matter what the circumstances may be due to the fact that all they can really see are their rewards to come such as written in 1 Samuel 2:8 that come from the way of their life that’s described in Hebrews 11:6.
A perfect example of the obedience of a 100% overcomer was when Abraham was going to slay and offer his only son as a burnt offering to God by doing as God commanded him without question as written in Genesis 22. Could you do what Abraham did with your only child? Many will say yes but don’t even have the love that God commands so you are only telling yourself a lie that you actually believe.
It’s only those who are spiritually minded with the Spirit of God and not the spirit or error that can plainly see God’s truth because they have been chosen just as God says with absolutely no confusion in John 15:19. Therefore 1 Corinthians 2:13 is true light while verse 14 is the darkness of deception just as Hebrews 5:13 is unlearned therefore led by the spirit of error whereas verse 14 is the true light once again.
I am no prophet and I am no Ezekiel, but I have been chosen exactly as written in John 15:18-20 because my life fits those words perfectly well just as these words are but foolisness to most all who read them just as 1 Corinthians 2:14 states in truth because those in verse 13 are few just as Hebrews 5:13 are many with verse 14 being few.
False Religion - False Christianity!
These words below were taken from a web site from a search with the tittle words.
We all know about false religion in the world and that anything other than Christianity is a false religion. But how many of us realize that false religion ALSO includes false Christianity?
(Revelation 12:9 says it all as in this whole world, so if God is not the author of confusion is it not confusing to take away from God and change what He says so as to not include you? You have been deceived, so says God. Salvation does not remove deception because only obedience can do that, and only obedience can bring you eternal life. Hebrews 5:9 is not confusion and what I just told you is what God says.} And for reference all of my comments will be in (----) and bold print.
Most of us have grown up with some sort of religious experience, even if at a distance. Children are raised to believe what their parents believed. We take what we hear as truth and accept it without question in most cases.
(All people only know what they have been taught by man, therefore nothing about the truth of God that only He can teach as written in [Proverbs 2:6, Isaiah 28:9, James 1:5)
The problem is, how can we know whether the religion we have embraced is actually a true religion, or just another knock-off counterfeit false religion? How do you know that your religious belief is valid? What do you base your beliefs on? What your parents, minister or priest tells you ? (There is only one way to know the truths of God, and that can only come from God by who He has mercy on as written in Romans 9:18)
Realize this: If Christ warned about there being false Christians WITHIN the true Church, is it hard to accept that there is also a false Christianity outside the true church as well?
(All through the words of God in the New and Old testaments there is very strong warnings with instructions against shepherds, pastors, priests, prophets and the churches of man, and God tells no confusing stories but only pure truth in righteousness because He does love us all, but just as any father will punish their children, so must He as written in Proverbs 22:15)
Matt 13:24 Another parable He put forth to them, saying: "The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field; 25 but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went his way. 26 But when the grain had sprouted and produced a crop, then the tares also appeared. 27 So the servants of the owner came and said to him, 'Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then does it have tares ?' 28 He said to them, 'An enemy has done this.' The servants said to him, 'Do you want us then to go and gather them up?' 29 But he said, 'No, lest while you gather up the tares you also uproot the wheat with them. 30 Let both grow together until the harvest, and at the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, "First gather together the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them, but gather the wheat into my barn.
The tares are people who look and sound "Christian" but are not. Just as wheat and tares "look" very much alike until the end of their growth cycle, it is the fruit that is born that distinguishes them apart and shows where God's spirit is truly being utilized by the wheat, or true Christian.
There are some serious warnings about being taken in by false religion which "SEEMS" right to us, but is actually a deceptive facade that is meant to mislead.
(All the parables of Christ are excellent to read----but only if read in faith with self examination and expectation for God to reveal to you the way that He sees you because this verse below could not state the truth of how God views man.)
Proverbs 14:12 + 16:25 "There is a way [that seems] right to a man, but its end [is] the way of death."
(Any human being that believes in God with their lips is as far as they need to go because they feel right no matter what their belief, actions, faith or obedience because being saved is all that matters while not knowing they will be judged in the great tribulation and will most likely die a martyrs death. Just who do all Christians and all religious people think who is below the altar in Revelation 6:9-11? Most all just think they are saved and superior as the bride of Christ who will be snatched away prior to the great tribulation, but as a workman for God I am here for God to tell you that you have been deceived, and for not hearing now God is going to laugh at your calamity as written in Proverbs 1:22-33 and think harder than you ever have before while placing yourself just as God describes all in this world of deception.)
Rev 6:2 And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given to him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
Keep in mind that THIS white horse and rider is often confused with being Christ, but it is not. Being one of the four horsemen, this white horse and rider are evil and do damage as the other three horsemen also do. It is intended to "look and sound" like Christ, ...
Rev 19:11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war
However, the white horse and rider of Rev. 6 only goes forth to "conquer," by deceiving those who follow him with "spiritual sounding and looking words and actions..."
2 Corinthians 11:13-15 "For such [are] false apostles, deceitful workers,transforming themselves into apostles of Christ. :14 And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light. 15 Therefore [it is] no great thing if his (Satan's) ministers also transform themselves into ministers of righteousness, (appear to be and sound like Christian ministers of truth) whose end will be according to their works."
...looks like Christ and sounds like Christ...
Matthew 24:5 "For many will come in My name, saying, 'I (Jesus) am the Christ,' and will deceive many."
In these last few scriptures, false religion is plainly described, even to the point where they are actually preaching about Christ, that "Jesus is the Christ," and yet actually are deceiving many. Do you realize what this really means? People, regardless of how well intentioned they may be, could actually be hearing about Christ, religion, salvation, etc., and STILL be deceived by it. The only way this could occur is if the religion "supposedly" based on the Bible isn't actually understood, and only a "form" of religion is followed and the "Spirit and Truth" reality is completely missed.
Romans 10:2 "For I bear them witness that they havea zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. :3 For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God."
(All words of God are true, and the words in Romans above say it best because man knows only the knowledge of man who knows not God in His Spirit but rather only the spirit of error from the god of this world who is the father of lies and very professional at what he does because man who thinks he has knowledge has none for the truth of God.)
Rev 2:9 I know your works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but you art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
Rev 3:9 Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before your feet, and to know that I have loved you .
Millions of people who consider themselves to be "Christian" have a zeal for "their" God, but the warning is that it could be a zeal that isn't based on truth, and is a deceptive religion. The meaning of the word "Jew" in these two scriptures refer to "Christians..."
Rom 2:28 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh: 29 But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.
Being Jewish was meaningless regarding salvation after the new testament church was started by Christ. The "Jewishness" was to be inwardly... a spiritual event taking place. Christ warns in Revelation that there are MANY who claim to be "Jews" (converted people of God) BUT ARE NOT. This should be a strong warning to us all about exactly what "true Christianity" really is.
Mark 7:6-8 "He answered and said to them, "Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written: 'This people honors Me with [their] lips, but their heart is far from Me. :7 and in vain they worship me, teaching [as] doctrines the commandments of men.'(Immortal Soul, going to heaven..., Christmas, Easter, and more.) :8 "For laying aside the commandment of God, you hold the tradition of men..."
Christ plainly states that He can be worshiped in vain, or in a useless way, by teaching and following commandments designed and implemented by man and how MANKIND thinks the Bible dictates religious practices. Can you see now WHY there are so many "Christian" beliefs and practices? Without the mind and spirit of God opening a person's understanding, mankind can only do what seems right in their own eyes, which explains why we have so many conflicting "Christian" groups.
Titus 1:16 "They profess to know God, but in works they deny Him, being abominable, disobedient, and disqualified for every good work."
2 Peter 3:16 "...as also in all his (Paul) epistles, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, whichuntaught and unstable [people] twist to their own destruction, as [they do] also the rest of the Scriptures."
John 4:23-24 "But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. 24 "God [is] Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth."
Many millions of people worship God as they were taught or imagine is right to them, but Christ states that a TRUEworshiper will worship IN SPIRIT AND TRUTH. That can only be done when a person understands what the truth really is.
Revelation 12:9 "So the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast out with him."
To better understand this, you need to read the page concerning exactly who and what the "devil" really is. Nonetheless, this being is here shown to be responsible for DECEIVING THE WHOLE WORLD. . . ALL PEOPLE. How and in what way this is possible, you need to understand.
2 Corinthians 4:3 "But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, :4 whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them."
2 Timothy 3:5 "...having a form of godliness but denying its power. . ."
Here is a scriptural reference to people who actually believed in Christ, but were trying to also kill him...
John 8:30 30 As he spake these words, many believed on him. 31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed; 32 And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. 33 They (Those who "believed on Him") answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how say you, you shall be made free? 34 Jesus answered them, (Those who "believed on Him"), Verily, verily, I say to you, Whosoever commits sin is the servant of sin. 35 And the servant abides not in the house for ever: but the Son abides ever. 36 If the Son therefore shall make you free, you shall be free indeed. 37 I know that you are Abraham's seed; but you (Those who "believed on Him") seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you . 38 I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and you (Those who "believed on Him") do that which you have seen with your father. 39 They answered and said to him, Abraham is our father. Jesus says to them, If you were Abraham's children, you would do the works of Abraham. 40 But now you (Those who "believed on Him") seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham. 41 you (Those who "believed on Him") do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God. 42 Jesus said to them, (Those who "believed on Him") If God were your Father, you would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. 43 Why do you not understand my speech? even because you (Those who "believed on Him") cannot hear my word. (were not called or given understanding then). 44 you (Those who "believed on Him") are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. 45 And because I tell you the truth, you (Those who "believed on Him") believe me not. 46 Which of you convinces me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do you not believe me? 47 He that is of God hears God's words: you (Those who "believed on Him") therefore hear them not, because you are not of God. 48 Then answered the Jews, and said to him, Say we not well that you art a Samaritan, and hast a devil? 49 Jesus answered, I have not a devil; but I honour my Father, and you do dishonour me. 50 And I seek not mine own glory: there is one that seeks and judges. 51 Verily, verily, I say to you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death. 52 Then said the Jews (Those who "believed on Him") to him, Now we know that you hast a devil. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and you say, If a man keep my saying, he shall never taste of death. 53 Art you greater than our father Abraham, which is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom makest you yourself? 54 Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father that honours me; of whom you say, that he is your God: 55 Yet you have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like to you : (Those who "believed on Him"), but I know him, and keep his saying. 56 your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad. 57 Then said the Jews to him, you art not yet fifty years old, and hast you seen Abraham? 58 Jesus said to them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Before Abraham was, I am. 59 Then took they (Those who "believed on Him") up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
In the scriptural discourse in John, above, Christ is speaking to those who "believed on Him," believed in God and the scriptures, and yet Christ went on to make the point that even these people who "BELIEVED on Him" were not of God, but were actually being deceived by Satan, unknowingly. They thought they were being religious and worshiping God, yet Christ himself told them they (their attitudes and understanding) were of Satan. WHY? Because they didn't believe what He taught them. They had their preconceived ideas and understanding about God and truth, but they didn't have the truth. Their minds were blinded, just as today, "the whole world" also resists the truth of God and the Bible. The truth isn't something the human mind of itself can understand.
Ephesians 4:14 "That we [henceforth] be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, [and] cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive. . ."
Some knowingly deceive. Others, sincere though they may be, still deceive unknowingly. There are ministers who deliberately deceive people with traditional religious ideas for the money. We ALL know that. However, what we all DON'T know, is that many "ministers of righteousness" deceive as well, although they are doing it unknowingly, because they themselves believe what they are teaching.
Titus 3:3 "For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, "DECEIVED," serving diverse lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, [and] hating one another."
ALL humanity has been, or is, deceived, but only God's calling, along with study and proving all things, and then obeying them, can a human being come to see their deception and the truth of God.
Colossians 2:8 "Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ."
(All of the above verses on religious deception I have been using for a decade along with just as many in the Old Testament that were written as prophecy for today, but all who believe in God are the ones who don’t believe His words in the Bible directed at themselves.)
We have to use God's word... ALL of it, to come to understand His will. False Christian teachings that are not supported by His word damage our understanding of God, and prevent us from worshiping in "spirit and truth."
So, right about now you may be thinking, "What about all those who could be in this category of false worship?" Traditional religion has taught that if you don't "accept Christ" now, in this life, then you are lost forever, having nothing to look forward to except eternal pain and suffering in hell, or, some believe that "all" people are called and have contact with God if they choose. NOTHING COULD BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH.
2 Timothy 2:15 "Study to show yourself approved to God, a workman that need not to be ashamed,rightly dividing the word of truth."
You need to continue to study this out so you will truly understand what is taking place on this earth. There is a complete study to be done on just the subject of what it takes to accomplish the purpose for which we are alive. Keep in mind that, as you study these things out, you will come to see that the concept of deception regarding Christianity is very real... after all, how could the whole world have the same bible and yet be so wrong on most of the doctrines traditional Christianity has taught and believed for centuries?