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    Jesus Wants
    to Teach You
    Himself
    How to
    Benefit
    from the
    Changing
    Power of God
    by Waiting                                                         True Grace
    on the Lord
    True Grace                The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, ...to preach release to the
    vs. False                                            captives
    Grace                                                                       Luke 4:18
    The Missing
    Cross                        Do you not know.. you are the slaves of whom you obey;
    Do You                                 whether of sin that leads to death,
    Depend on                         or of obedience that leads to righteousness?
    the Thief on
                                                                               Rom 6:16,19
    the Cross for
    Your Belief?
    The Fallacy                 Text in Light    Blue or bold Light Blue can be "clicked" for backup in scripture or detail in writings.
    of John                   When you have clicked to the on-line Bible, you can change and update to see any Bible version that you prefer.
    3:16
    Taken Out of We all agree Jesus forgives us for our past sins, but did Jesus come so that we can
    Context      continue to sin without guilt, or did he come to destroy our sin? Did Jesus come to
    The Evidence             set the captives free from guilt, or did he come to set us free from the
    of a True                bondage of sin? Did Jesus come so that we can continue to sin without guilt, or did
    Follower —               he come to lead us to repentance and remission of sin? If knowing the truth will set
    to Show                  you free, from what are we supposed to be set free — guilt or sin?
    Fruit
    Coming Out               Doesn't a removal of guilt make sin easier for us all, allowing us to sin more without
    of the World             fear; so Jesus came so we can sin more, so Jesus came to promote sin? Doesn't this


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                             makes Jesus evil? Could the devil make sin any easier than the guilt-free ease of sin
    Perfection
                             this false doctrine attributes to Jesus? This is a major deception. Jesus said, I tell you
    and Purity
                             the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. John 8:34. If we are a slave to sin, he
    My Sheep
                             can't be our Lord. You are the slaves of him whom you obey, whether that be to sin,
    Hear My
                             which leads to death, or to obedience which leads to righteousness. Rom 6:16,19. What
    Voice —
                             about repentance? His message was: unless you repent, you too will all perish.
    Everyone
                             Luke 13:3. Certainly our sins are forgiven us while we seek to become free of sin, but we
    Who Is of the
                             had better be sure we are repenting to work out our salvation that leads to
    Truth Hears
                             purification and the rest, otherwise we will fall short of the mark.
    My Voice
    Love Poems               Let us therefore be zealous and exert ourselves and strive diligently to enter that rest,
    to the Lord              that no one may fall or perish by the same kind of unbelief and disobedience [that the
    Your Holy                Jews in the wilderness showed]. Heb 4:11. This is a serious warning to all who call
    Will                     themselves Christians: to avoid losing your soul and being banned from heaven, as the
    Love Your                Jews were killed in the desert and banned from entering the promise land because of
    Neighbor                 unbelief in God's promises, you must zealously labor in faith to attain the promised
    To Know                  rest of the spiritual Sabbath, which is union with God and entrance into the Kingdom
    You, The                 of Heaven, within you and around you. We sit down in Christ to enter the rest, to
    Only True                enter the rest from fighting our enemies, like Israel entered the rest from fighting and
    God                      purging their land of the surrounding heathen peoples; only our enemies are spiritual:
    Holy is Our              lust, rage, pride, selfishness, envy, greed, covetousness, jealousy, lying, cheating,
    God                      stealing, sexual immorality, profane language, and evil thoughts, etc. Salvation is to be
                             delivered and released from sin and be protected from evil, sanctified from our enemies
    Why Christ
                             of sin. Let it not be said of you: This is the rest by which you may cause the weary to
    is the Only
                             rest, and this is the refreshing; yet they would not hear. Isa 28:12.
    Way
    Why is Evil
                             For God has not called us to uncleanness, but to holiness. 1 Thes 4:7
    Allowed?
    Suffering,
                             You can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person..has any inheritance in the
    War,
                             kingdom of Christ and of God.
    Famine?
                             [Immoral, impure, or greedy people are banned from heaven.]
    Submission               Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of such things God's wrath
    to                       comes on those who are disobedient. Eph 5:5-6
    Government               The disobedient incur God's wrath; including those who think they are
    You Must Eat             Christians. Let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.
    My Flesh and
    Drink My                 Regarding judgment day, Christ said he would reject many who thought they were
    Blood                    Christians, even those who performed miracles in his name.
    The Second               Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name,
    Appearance               cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’
    of Jesus is              And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who
    Within the               practice lawlessness!’ Mat 7:22-23
    Hearts of
    Purified                 Whoever commits sin practices lawlessness; for sin is lawlessness. 1 John 3:4
    Believers
    Union with               The Son of Man will send out His angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom
    God                      all things that offend,
    Water                    and those who practice lawlessness [sin], and will cast them into the furnace of


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    Baptism,                 fire. There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
                             Mat 13:37-43 .
    Communion,
    and
                             To those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey
    Sacraments
                             unrighteousness; those receive indignation and wrath, tribulation and anguish; upon
    Is there                 every soul of man who does evil [sins]. Rom 2:8-9
    Hope for
    ALL Men and              Without holiness, no one will see the Lord. Heb 12:14
    Women?                   Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Mat 5:8 (Without a pure heart, you
    The Mystery              will not see God.)
    of the Light
    Until Your               So, if we die still sinning, we are banned from heaven. We have not received enough
    Words and                grace from God to free us from the bondage of sin.
    Deeds are                That is the task — even though we are undeserving, to receive more grace — enough to
    Prompted by              be freed from sin.
    God, You                 To receive more grace, we must strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I say
    Must Obey                to you, will seek to enter and will not be able. Luk 13:24
    the Moral
    Core of the              Grace, the unmerited favor of God, is not instantly received and is not salvation, as
    Law                      widely believed. To believe you are saved while still immersed in sin is to ignore,
    Modern Fox               disregard, and treat with indifference the Bible's many stated exclusions, requirements,
    Critics                  and qualifying conditions of salvation plus the commands of Jesus while relying on a
    Answered                 select four verses out of thousands to support an imaginary salvation; never bothering
                             to question how those four verses must be interpreted in conjunction with Jesus'
    To the
                             wonderful commands and the rest of the Bible. And so people expect Jesus to be their
    Ministers,
                             excuse for not obeying the commands that he left his glory in heaven to come to the
    Preachers
                             earth to teach; and then died a horrible death, to show the extent of the required
    and
                             obedience that we all must have to ever please God. He will not be their excuse. He will
    Religious
                             deny all who continue to sin. Only those who do the will of the Father enter the
    Teachers
                             Kingdom of heaven. Mat 7:21 . Jesus said he only did as he was commanded, not his
    To Be Born
                             own will; Jesus only did the will of the Father. The will of the Father is
    Again,You
                             obedience to his commands. You must wait, watch, listen, hear, obey... wait, watch,
    Must First
                             listen, hear, obey..... seek, listen, obey to ever be able to do the will of the Father
    Die to Self
                             instead of your own will.
    Deficiencies
    of the                                                         What Jesus made possible is: however deeply you
                                 On-Line Bible with Commentary
    Deficit Sects                to Show the True Hope, the True   have been immersed in sin, you have access to the
    The Ten                         Faith, and True Salvation.     changing power of God to become pure,
    Deadly Lies                   Start with John 14 and John 17   providing you are motivated to seek his teaching
    of                         Review the Scriptures Showing the   and changing grace. So everyone through patient
    Christendom                  Consequences of Not Obeying       and persistent obedience to his spoken-to-you
                                     the Voice of the Lord
    Forgiving                                                      teachings and commands, (repentance), can be
                                  Read the hidden meanings of:     changed by grace, to eventually be purified and
    Others is
                                        The Lords Prayer
    Critical                                                       become righteous. Just as Abraham had to be
                                     Sermon on the Mount
    You Must                               23rd Psalm              physically circumcised, we must have our hearts
    Lose Your                                                      circumcised to be pleasing to God. As Abraham
    Life to Find                                                   exercised his faith to leave his home for a new
    the Life                                                       land — so we must lose our fleshly life and forsake
                                                                   the world to enter God's Kingdom. As Abraham
    Only Those


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                                                                   exercised his faith by obeying God's voice, willing
    Who Do the
                                                    to sacrifice Isaac, so we too must be obedient to
    Will of the
                                                    the voice of the Lord within. This web site shows
    Father Enter
                                                    how.
    the Kingdom
    of Heaven    Ananias and his wife Sapphira were members of the Church in Jerusalem. Great
               grace was upon them all. Neither was there any among them who needed anything
               for many who possessed lands or houses sold them and brought the proceeds of the
    Selections things that were sold, to lay them down at the apostles' feet; and then distribution was
    from       made to every man according to his need. Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a
    George Fox possession, and kept back part of the price; pretending they were donating the entire
               amount. Both Anianias and Sapphira were immediately slain by the Holy Spirit; in
    True Faith
               effect they were lying to God. Their death was an example that brought great fear on all
    vs. False  the church. Acts 4:33-35, 5:1-11.
    Faith      Now few would argue that these believers with great grace on them had been saved
    Why        by grace if they were slain by the Holy Spirit for lying.
    Silence?
    Translated to            Grace does not make us instantly righteous, for we through the Spirit, in faith, we
    the                      patiently wait for the hope of righteousness. Gal 5:5
    Kingdom,                 Do you not know that to whom you yield yourselves as slaves to obey, you are the
    Fox Stood in             slaves whom you obey,
    the Presence             whether of sin that leads to death, or of obedience that leads to righteousness?
    of God,                  Rom 6:16,19. Obedience leads to righteousness.
    Where He
    Spoke and                Without holiness, no one will see the Lord. Heb 12:14.
    Wrote
    Words from               Jesus said: Except your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and
    God                      Pharisees,
                             you will in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. Mat 5:20
    Fox's
                             Jesus told us how our righteousness must exceed the Pharisees: to avoid committing
    Miracles,
                             adultery is not enough, we must not even look at a woman with lust; to avoid murder is
    Prophecies,
                             not enough; we must not harbor anger in our hearts; it is not enough to love our
    Deaths of
                             brother, we must love even our enemies; we must bless those who curse us. These
    Persecutors,
                             requirements of righteousness exceed restraint of conduct; they require a changed
    Discernings,
                             heart, a purified heart. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse
    Debates
                             your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded. James 4:8 .
    The Light
                             Everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.
    Explained
    Proper                   In error the ministers of today say: "Because you have faith in Christ, even though you
    Worship                  continue to sin, you are righteous and saved."
    Services                 He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous;" him shall the people curse,
    Why                      nations shall abhor him. Pro 24:24
    Swearing                 You will eventually curse the all the ministers who have promoted this pernicious lie.
    "To tell the             In effect they are telling you, don't seek, don't obey, don't fear, don't strive.
    truth"
    is Wrong                 There is imputed righteousness that comes after we have crucified our sinful nature by
                             obedience on the cross.
    That All
                             See Footnote 2 in Romans 3 for the correct understanding of imputed righteousnes.
    Should Know
    the Way to


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                             Jesus told five out of seven churches of believers in Revelation that they were lost, on
    the Kingdom the way to destruction. The Smyrna believers were about to enter tribulation, whom he
    To the      encouraged. Notice again! Jesus said that five out seven Christian churches
    Muslims     of believers were on their way to Hell. Only the church of Philadelphia was
    To the Jews              doing well because they had kept [obeyed] his word with patient
    A Distinction            endurance. Massive error had already taken hold 2000 years ago, until today the
    Between the              false church is pervasive with grace supposedly being a license to continue to sin.
    Ministers of
    Christ and               The Lord has said to me: "Where there is obedience, there is righteousness;
    the                      without it, you have World War II."
    Messengers               Even Adolph Hitler said Jesus was his Lord and Savior. — a sinner saved by
    of Satan                 grace???? No! No! No! Sin has to go!
    To Those
                             Little children, let no man deceive you, he who practices righteousness is
    Who Deny
                             righteous, is righteous even as He is righteous. 1 John 3:7. Jesus only spoke,
    Revelations
                             judged, and did as He was prompted and ordered by God; to practice righteousness we
    and
                             also must be able to only speak what we hear Him order us to say and only do what we
    Prophecies
                             are ordered to do by God. This ability only comes after we have crucified our selfish
    Still Occur
                             spirit, as sin has been destroyed by the Spirit through bearing the inward cross of self-
    Today
                             denial; then we are walking the same way He walked and in the world as He was with
    To All Who               perfection, purity, and holiness.
    Profess
    Themselves               Jesus said: Most assuredly, I say to you, whoever commits sin is a slave of sin.
    Christians                          you still sin, you are slave to sin,
                             John 8:34. If
    Unity and                and Jesus cannot be your Lord. Jesus said himself, you cannot serve two masters!
    Oneness with             Luke 16:13.
    Christ
    To the                   Per Paul: Awake to righteousness, and do not sin; for some do not have the
    Troubled                 knowledge of God. I speak this to your shame. 1 Cor 15:34
    Soul                     Paul is speaking to members of the church at Corinth, people who named themselves
    We Forgot                Christians — they believed in Jesus!
    About
    Covetousness             And grace does not make us instantly justified, for we seek to be justified in
    The Parable              Christ. Gal. 2:17
    of the
    Talents                  Regarding instant salvation by grace: from the Word of the Lord within, "it is
    Explained                twisted, pernicious lies, a fatal flaw that turns aside the just." Grace does not
                             instantly save anyone. The real operation of grace is a teaching process by the Spirit to
    God Dwells
                             repent from lusts, to be purified from sin, to godly living in purity, which leads to
    Not in
                             seeing Jesus bring your salvation at the end of the process of repentance and teaching.
    Man-Made
                             Below is the definition of grace by Paul from Titus 2:11-14:
    Buildings
    Why Tithing                    For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,
    is Wrong                       teaching us to deny ungodliness and worldly lusts,
                                   and how to live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
                                   as we receive the blessed fulfillment of our hope, even the glorious
                                   appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ,
                                   who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity
    The Works                      [lawless deeds, sin],


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    of George                      and purify for himself a people who are his very own, zealous for
    Fox — The                      good works. Titus 2:11-14
    complete eight
                   Christendom's false apostles started teaching the lie of instant grace, excusing all past,
    volume set     present, and future sin by grace 2000 years ago, and the itching ears of the world
                             embraced the lie with heaps of teachers and preachers, just like Paul predicted. By
    The        grace through faith in what we hear from within our heart, we are delivered from all
    Journal of sin, which is salvation; but only after we have listened to and obeyed the Lord over
    George Fox time. There is no one-time, instant, receipt of salvation by grace; we must grow in grace
    — his        and hope until we see the end of Grace, Jesus bringing our salvation:
    complete
    official two       But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus
    volume             Christ. 2 Pet 3:18
    autobiography,
    with               Therefore be resolute of mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the
    additions          grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of (you seeing)
    that were          Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 1:13 .
    found from
    his original Grace teaches us what to deny. Grace (Jesus) leads us to repentance. With our
    handwritten obedience to His leading and commands, grace then removes the sin, (even the desire
    journal.     to sin), from our hearts — thus to redeem us from all sin and purify us;
                             deliverance from all sin is the true definition of salvation.
    Letters of
    George Fox The gospel of Jesus promises the release from the bondage of sin, the Kingdom of God
    — two
               while on earth, and union with God. To realize the promises of God's grace, you must
    volumes of
               seek Him, which Jesus told us to make our first priority in life. Mat 6:33. To seek Him, he
    410 Letters
               said for us to come to Him. He said to sit at his feet and listen for Him was the good
    to Believers
               part, the one thing needed, and what will not be taken away. So we sit in humble
    Doctrinal  silence as we listen for his voice and words, and watch for his revelations. When we
    Books of   hear his commands, we obey Him. The Bible calls this waiting on God. To wait on God
    George Fox is to persistently sit in humble silence, listen for his voice and words, watch for his
    — three    revelations, hear his commands, and then obey Him. This waiting is how we receive the
    volumes of promises of the gospel, including salvation from sin by grace through faith:
    unparalleled
    Christian          To those who persistently and patiently wait for him he will appear a
    doctrine           second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation. Heb 9:28
    The Great
    Mystery of         And being made perfect, he [Jesus] became the author and source of eternal
    the Great          salvation to all those who heed and obey him. Heb 5:9
    Whore
                 By waiting on God, we receive the teachings of grace, the convictions of grace, and the
    Unfolded,
                 removal of sin by grace, ending in our salvation by grace. Below is a close examination
    and
                 of the scriptures' definition of grace above:
    Antichrist's
    Kingdom
    Revealed      For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men
    (the lies of
    Babylon            Grace and truth comes by Jesus Christ, John 1:17, for Jesus is the truth, and
    revealed and       Jesus is the grace of God
    refuted by


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                                   God gives every man who comes into the world the true light, who is Jesus
    scripture)
                                   Christ, so that all might believe.

                                           In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.
                                           The light shines in the darkness; and the darkness did not
    Brief                                  comprehend it.
    Summary                                that all men through him [the Light, Christ] might
    of George                              believe.
    Fox's Life                             Which was the true Light that enlightens every man who
    and the                                comes into the world. John 1:4-5,7,9
    History of
                                   From the Word of the Lord within: "In every heart is heart-and-soul
    the Early
                                   purifying grace."
    Quakers
                                   Grace has appeared to all men, but grace must be received and obeyed to
    Early Quaker
                                   realize salvation.
    Letters to
                                   But salvation is only brought to those who heed and obey him as they
    Each Other
                                   persistently and patiently wait for him.
    in Historical
    Sequence                               And being made perfect, he [Jesus] became the author and source
    What to                                of eternal salvation to all those who heed and obey him; Heb 5:9
    Teach
    Your                                   To those who persistently and patiently wait for him he will
    Children                               appear the second time, not to bear sin, but to bring full salvation.
                                           Heb 9:28
    Plus Several
    Early
                                   Neither is grace instantly received with "belief in Jesus" and/or water
    Quakers'
                                   baptism, and grace is not salvation, as widely believed by Christendom.
    Advice to
    Children                               Christendom's lying definition of grace supposedly excuses sin in
                                           "believers."
                                           This lie first appeared 2000 years ago, when those without
    The Proof                              patience left the true church and started preaching, as Jude
    of the Early                           describes:
    Quaker's
    Being in                                       For there are certain men who have crept in unnoticed,
    the Same                                       written about long ago, ungodly men, who turn the
    Spirit as                                      grace of our God into lawlessness and wantonness, a
    the                                            license for immorality; and deny and disown our only
    Apostles                                       Master and Lord Jesus Christ. Jude 1:4
    Their Love
                                           These men twisted grace from a teaching process that leads to
    for All
                                           purity, to be an excuse for continuing to sin. By claiming grace
    Miracles and                           excuses all sin, these men denied and disowned Jesus as their
    Signs                                  Lord and Master, who said, "repent or perish, and sin no more."
    Persecutions                           It is not what one says that makes Jesus their Lord or Master, but
    Suffered                               their deeds — disregard and disobedience of his teachings and
                                           commands denies him as Lord and Master.
    A Guide to
    Several Early
                                           One who still sins might mistakenly argue they are redeemed from
    Quaker
                                           all iniquity, but not that grace has purified them!


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    Testimonies
                                           And when the true grace has purified you from all iniquity, you
                                           see God, because the pure in heart see God. Mat 5:8

                                   Jesus made it possible for grace to be available to all men by inward faith.
    William
    Penn                           From the Word of the Lord within:
    Founder of                             "People have not heard of the grace of God, which separates from sin.
    Pennsylvania                           So all that seek their hope through the gospel, the power of God takes
    Penn's                                 hold of a man and makes him holy.
    Introduction                           The Sprit teaches by grace.
    to George                              Grace destroys sin.
    Fox's Journal                          The Spirit of Grace both charges and removes, just like Jesus said
    —a                                     'repent,' and also healed.
    Testimony                              Saved by grace; but what about the rest of that chapter?
    About Fox                              You have not experienced grace until you have been raised with Him.
    and the Early                          Changing grace is alive in those who are confident.
    Quaker                                 Grace brings salvation to those who have been expecting it and
    Movement                               ordering themselves aright."
    No Cross,
    No Crown                       But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus
    — His
                                   Christ. 2 Pet 3:18
    Greatest
    Writing         Therefore be resolute of mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the
                    grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of (you seeing)
    Complete
                    Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 1:13
    Biography
    Fruits of
                 teaching us to deny ungodliness, and worldly lusts,
    Solitude in
    Reflections  and how to live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present
    and Maxims world:
    (Proverbs)
    The Treasure    Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he will instruct sinners in the way.
    of Penn's       He will guide the meek in what is right and he will teach the humble his way.
                    Psalm 25:8-9
    Spiritual
    Counsel to
    His Children    However when the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. For
                                   he shall not speak of himself, but he shall only speak what he hears; and he
                                   will show you things to come. John 16:13

    William                        This is what the Lord, your protector, the Holy One of Israel says:
    Dewsbury                       I am the LORD your God, who teaches you how to succeed, who leads
    Early Quaker                   you by the way that you should go. Isa 48:17
    Notable
    Biography                      But the anointing that you have received from him abides in you, and you do
                                   not need any man to teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you all
    Strong
                                   things, and is truth, and is no lie; and even as it has taught you, abide in him.
    Letters of
                                   1 John 2:27
    Hope and
    Encouragement


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                                   I will instruct you and teach you in the way that you shall go; I will guide you
    Lengthy
                                   with my eye. Psalm 32:8
    Prophecies
    and
                                   Cease trusting in any man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for of what value
    Messages
                                   is he?.. ‘but look to me, and be saved, all the ends of the earth! For I am God
    Direct from
                                   and there is no other.’ Isa 2:22, 45:22
    the Lord
                                   It is written in the prophets, 'And they shall all be taught by God.' Every man
    James                          therefore who has heard, and has learned from the Father, comes to me. John
    Parnell                        6:45
    The 16 year
    old Minister                   You must not walk as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,
    Martyred at                    having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God
    19                             through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their
                                   heart.
    His
                                   Who being past feeling [pangs of conscience], have given themselves over to
    Memoir                         fleshly indulgences,
    and Several                    to work all impurities with greediness.
    Letters                        But you have learned differently from Christ;
    Does Christ                    Assuming you have actually heard Him and have been taught by
    or Scripture                   Him, as the truth is in Jesus. Eph 4:17-21
    Rule?
    Come, Try                      However when the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth.
    Your Faith!                    John 16:13

    To Believers                   But the Comforter, who is the Holy Spirit and whom the Father will send
    Still in their                 in my name, will teach you all things. John 14:26
    Flesh
    Encouraging               as we receive the blessed fulfillment of our hope,
    Friends                   even the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus
                             Christ;

    The Martyred                   This was typically translated as: looking for that blessed hope, instead of
    Priest                         receiving; yet the Greek text for this verse clearly states the Greek word to be
    Miguel de                      prosdecomenoio, which translates to be receiving. To those trained in
    Molinos' A                     Babylon's doctrines, to receive Jesus was beyond their experience; so they
    Spiritual                      had to translate this to be looking for or waiting for the one-time, physical
    Guide                          return of Christ to the whole world. Yet as the following scriptures support,
    Book I                         those who wait on their God and obey his commands do see him; even David
    (Silence)                      saw his face regularly, if not continually.
    Book III
    (Tribulation)
                                   What hope do we receive? First we receive the loving teachings,
                                   understandings, convictions, encouragements, and commands of God's
                                   grace. With each revelation our faith increases, and our hope increases,
                                   motivating us to spend even more time waiting on God's commands and
                                   teachings. As we follow the commands of Jesus that we hear, little by little,
    Margaret
                                   we experience the gradual, miraculous release from sins, validating our
    Fox
                                   efforts and motivating us to persevere to the end, which John explains how
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                                   our purification results in receiving our ultimate hope:
    Women in
    the Church                             Beloved, now we are God's children, and it does not yet appear
    The Life of                            what we will be,
    Margaret Fox                           but we know that when he appears, we will be like him, for we
    with Letters                           will see him as he is.
    You Must                               And every man who has this hope in him purifies himself,
    Witness                                even as He [Jesus] is pure. 1 John 3:2-3
    Cleansing,
    Washing,                       The face of Jesus appears in your heart:
    Death and
                                           For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined
    Birth
                                           in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in
    Quaker                                 the face of Jesus Christ. 2 Cor 4:16
    Dress Codes?                           And all of us, as with an unveiled face, behold as in a mirror the glory
                                           of the Lord, and are changed into the same image from glory to glory,
    More                                   by the Spirit of the Lord. 2 Cor 3:18
    Eminent,                               Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Mat 5:8
    Martyred                               Beloved, now we are the sons of God, and it does not yet appear what
    Ministers of                           we will be, but we know that when he appears, we will be like him, for
    Christ                                 we will see him as he is. And every man who has this hope in him
                                           purifies himself, even as He [Jesus] is pure. 1 John 3:2-3
    Francis                                And this is the will of him who sent me, that everyone who sees the Son
    Howgill                                and believes in [depends on, trusts, and obeys] him, may have eternal
    Outstanding                            life; and I will raise him up at the last day. John 6:40
    Kingdom                                And being made perfect, he [Jesus] became the author and source of
    Doctrine                               eternal salvation to all those who heed and obey him; Heb 5:9
    Elements of                            This is the second appearance, the revealing (revelation) of Christ, in
    the Spiritual                          the hearts of individual believers;
    Journey                                in those who have prepared the way for him in their hearts for the Lord
    Including                              to enter, be revealed, and rule as Lord.
    Tribulation                            He, who has been hidden within, is revealed. As Paul said: it has
                                           pleased the Father to reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him.
    Memoir of
                                           The morning star rises in your hearts. 2 Pet 1:19
    His Life and
                                           I, Jesus.. am the root and the offspring of David, the bright morning
    Ministry
                                           star. Rev 22:16
    How
                                           He who overcomes, ..I will give him the morning star. Rev 2:26-28
    Christendom
                                           As the lightning comes out of the east, and shines to the west; so also
    Became
                                           will the coming of the Son of man be. Mat 24:27.
    Babylon
                                           Jesus is resurrected in us to be our true Lord. 2 Cor 4:14, Col 2:11-12,3:1, Eph
    Prophecy of                            2:6.
    God
    Honoring the                   The many receivings of grace end when you see Jesus bring your salvation
    Early                          and eternal life:
    Quakers
                                           Therefore be resolute of mind, be sober, and hope to the end
                                           for the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of
    Edward                                 Jesus Christ. 1 Pet 1:13
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                                           Keeping yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our
    Edward                                 Lord Jesus Christ to bring eternal life. Jude 1:21
    Burrough
    with Many                      He only appears to those who, having obeyed his commands in love of the
    Powerful                       Lord, become pure. Jesus clearly explains this in John below:
    Letters
    Preface to                             He who has my commands, and obeys them, it is he who
    the Great                              loves me; and he who loves me shall be loved by my Father, and
    Mystery of                             I will love him and will show myself to him.
    the Great                              Then Judas, not Iscariot, said to him, "Lord, how is it that you
    Whore                                  will show yourself to us, and not to the world?"
    Unfolded                               And Jesus answered and said to him, "If a man loves me, he will
    and                                    keep my words [obey me, practice my teachings]; and my Father
    Antichrist's                           will love him, and we will come to him, and make our home with
    Kingdom                                him.
    Revealed                               He who doesn't love me, does not keep [and obey] my teachings;
                                           and the teachings that you hear are not mine, but are the Father's
                                           who sent me. John 14:21-24
    Isaac
    Penington                      The New Testament is full of references to the second appearance of Jesus
    Writing from                   being then, not thousands of years later. In Matthew, Mark, and Luke, Jesus
    the Kingdom                    is recorded saying that some then standing with him, 2000 years ago, would
                                   see his glorious coming in the clouds with the Kingdom before they died.
    of God
                                   Later Paul, Jesus in Revelation, Peter, James, and John, — all said, soon, the
    Outstanding
                                   time is near, a little while, he stands at the door. Christendom blithely
    Letters of
                                   ignores this gaping incongruity between what the Bible plainly states vs.
    Advice
                                   what they are taught by their blind guides. It would be a cruel hoax to be
    Regarding
                                   waiting on Him to appear if the past 100 generations of believers actually
    Individuals
                                   had no hope of ever seeing Him.
    in their
    Journey
                                   There is an entire web page on this site devoted to this second appearance:
    Babylon is                     The Second Appearance of Jesus is Within the Hearts of Purified Believers.
    Here and
    Now!                      who gave himself for us,
    To The
    Panting Soul                   But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, crowned with
    The Way of                     glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God, he
    Salvation                      should taste death for every man. Heb 2:9
    and
    Catechism                      Who gave himself as a ransom for all, to be testified in due time. 1 Tim 2:6
    Now is the
                                   He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for the
    Age of
                                   sins of the whole world. 1 John 2:2
    Apostasy
    Protection of                  Grace and truth comes by Jesus Christ, John 1:17
    the Innocent
    or Pacifism?
                              that he might redeem us from all iniquity [lawless deeds, sin],
    Memoir of
    Mary and                       Having then been set free from sin, you became the slaves of righteousness.


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    Isaac                          Rom 6:18
    Penington
                                   But now being made free from sin, and having become slaves to God,
                                   you have the fruit [reward] of holiness, and at the end, everlasting life. Rom
    Minister at                    6:22

    16,
    Statesman of                   Whoever is born of God does not commit sin, for his seed remains in
                                   him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God. 1 John 3:9
    the Quakers
    with Four                      We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but God protects
    Kings.                         the one he has fathered, and the wicked one does not touch him. 1 John 5:18
    Serving 70
    years.                    and purify for himself a people
    George
    Whitehead                      And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by
    His Journal,                   faith. Acts 15:9
    A Christian
    Progress                       To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the
    Letters of                     power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, release
    Exhortation                    from sin's slavery, and an inheritance among those who are sanctified
    A Defense of                   and purified by faith in me. Acts 26:18
    Christ's
    Divinity                       Draw near to God and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you
                                   sinners; and purify your hearts, you double minded. James 4:8

    John                           Since you have purified your souls by obeying the truth through the
    Burnyeat                       Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers, see that you love one another
    Journal                        fervently with a pure heart. 1 Pet 1:22
    Letters of
    Exhortation                    And every man who has this hope in him purifies himself, even as He
    and                            [Jesus] is pure. 1 John 3:3
    Encouragement
                                   Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked
    Stephen                        shall do wickedly [sin]. And none of the wicked [those still sinning] shall
    Crisp                          understand, but the wise shall understand. Dan 12:10
    Journal
                     Call on the Lord out of a pure heart. 2 Tim 2:22
    The
    Necessity of     The same spirit of grace that shows a man his sins, then removes the sins
    a Holy Life      from his heart. Rom 8:13, Col 2:11, 1 John 1:7, 3:8, Isa 43:25, Deu 30:6
    and Conduct
    The First and a people who are his very own
    Greatest
    Commandment      Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh (sinful
    Thirty-two       nature) with its passions and desires (lusts and affections), Gal 5:24
    Wonderful
    Sermons          Whoever keeps his word [obeys the Lord's commands spoken to him], truly
    Explaining       the love of God is perfected in him; by this we know that we are in him. 1


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    the Power of                   John 2:5 .   If we love one another, God dwells in us, and his love is perfected
    Grace to                       in us. 1 John 4:12
    Cleanse and
    Purify                         I will dwell in them, and walk in them, and I will be their God, and they
    Weighty                        shall be my people. 2 Cor 6:16, Lev 26:12
    Letters
    to the                         My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27
    Convinced
                                   That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and to
                                   come to all the riches of understanding, to the knowledge of the mystery of
    John
                                   God, which is, Christ. Col 2:2
    Gratton
    His Journal
                                   For as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of that
    with Detail of
                                   one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ. 1 Cor 12:12
    the Lord's
    Changes in
                                   I [Christ] in them [his people], and you [the Father] in me, that
    Him
                                   they may be made perfect in one, John 17:23
    Doctrine
    Letters
                              zealous for good works.
    with Great
    Love
                                   God makes us a fit instrument for his hand to direct in works of love, to
                                   show the world the love of God, to shake the nations, and to hold out the
    Ambrose                        word of life and faith. God's works are performed by his people with great
    Rigge                          joy because they know all their words and deeds are perfect and virtuous,
    Journal                        which give pleasure to God and advance the creation; thus they are working
    Exceptionally                  true righteousness.
    Clear
    Doctrinal                      For it is God who brings forth in you, both the desire, and the work
    Letters                        according to his good pleasure. Phil 2:13

                                   For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works,
    Thomas
                                   Eph 2:10
    Ellwood
    Autobiography                  Now the God of peace, who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that
    Various                        great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,
    Poetry                         Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you
    Life of King                   what is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be
    David                          glory forever and ever. Heb 13:20-21
    in Book of
    Poetry                         But he who practices truth comes to the light, so that his deeds may be
                                   shown to have been produced [effected, formed, prompted, energized]
                                   through God. John 3:21
    Other
    Notables:                      Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works,
    Thomas                         and glorify your Father who is in heaven. Mat 5:16
    Aldam
    William                  It is through God's unmerited favor, grace, that we receive help in purification through
    Ames                     repentance, which over time can result in righteousness and salvation. We approach
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    Anne Camm
                             of our darkness to a sinless state. True grace teaches us what to deny (repent
    Thomas
                             from) and how to live, and by true grace Jesus purifies us from our lusts
    Camm
                             and affections for the pleasures of the world. Titus 2:11-14. And we seek this help
    William
                             from God expecting to receive it, not based on anything we have done to deserve it, but
    Caton
                             only by our faith in the name of Jesus Christ. We don't even know from what to repent,
    William                  until grace shows us and teaches us.
    Crouch
    William                  Repentance is a humbling experience, certainly not one to claim any merit for
    Edmundson                ourselves. It is like having a disease that requires a doctor to perform surgery. If we get
    Catharine                the surgery, we can take no pride in that. The doctor did the work. It is like that with
    Evans and                God, except the doctor charges, and God doesn't — it is freely given by grace. For by
    Sarah                    grace you are saved through faith; and that not by yourselves. It is the gift of God. Not
    Cheevers in              by works, lest any man should boast. Eph 2:8-9 . Do we take pride in going humbly to God
    the                      as a sinner, and asking for his help? Of course not. To ask for help is the opposite of
    Inquisition              pride.
    Elizabeth
    Hooton                   So there is no boasting in repentance through the teachings and changings of grace;
    William                  there is no boasting in being shown our deplorable condition of sin, while striving to be
    Leddra                   different in conduct with help from God. Grace will humble us to nothingness. No, the
                             loudest boasting in "christendom" is from the "saved sinners," boasting that the false
    Elizabeth
                             gospel of grace gives them favor with God, a special place in heaven, and a license to
    Stirredge
                             sin. They are hypocrites, a stumbling block, and they scatter the true sheep from Christ.
    Thomas
                             A hypocrite talks about being religious, while walking in sin. Jesus addressed the
    Upsher
                             hypocrites:

                                   You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts.
                                   Luk 16:15 .
    Topical                        This people draws near to me with their mouth, and honors me with their
    Index                          lips; but their hearts are far from me. Mat 15:8

    BEING                    Your hearts have to be cleansed — really cleansed to purity.
    SILENT -
    from A    The false gospel of grace further incorrectly teaches that since grace is free, that if
    Guide to  we do anything, even repentance or taking up our cross, we have lost our salvation by
    True Peacefaith and grace because we are forsaking our faith and attempting to be justified by
              works, thereby failing to be subject to the Law. That is a ridiculous rationalization by
              slothful, blind guides to do nothing — leading us into the ditch of spiritual captivity,
    Scripture while collecting our money, which Jesus, Peter, and Paul forbid, 1 Pet 5:2 , Mat 10:8. Of
    Subject   course we cannot be saved by works alone, but our faith must be evidenced by far more
    Groupings than a claim we are saved by faith, doing nothing but claiming to "being saved by grace
              because the Bible tells me so," (using a tiny few selected verses twisted out of context to
    Bible
              make their false claim). Of course we are saved by grace, but after repentance and after
    Concordance
              carrying our cross in faith for a time — works of obedient love to God's commands.
    The       Such works are energized and motivated through faith. See the footnote to Rom 3:28
    Mystery — for more details.
    Christ in
    You                      Gentle reader, do not despair. Once you understand how to receive true grace, you can
                             be made sinless by the power of God. But, it is not instant, and requires you to seek
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                 with all your heart, wait in humble silence as you listen, hear, watch, and obey —
    Listen, Hear,
                 repetitively, patiently, and persistently until the end. You can have the joy of hearing
    and Obey
                 your savior speak to you, teach you, help you, and love you. At the end, you will see
    Seek to See
                 your savior appear within you, as he joins in union with you — you can have fellowship
    the Face of
                 with the Father and the son — you can have peace, joy, love, gentleness, kindness — to
    God
                 share in the divine nature - all the wonderful promises of God are available in this life
    Six Biblical on earth, and then forever. Read John 14 and John 17 to understand the true
    Records of promises of Jesus, the real hope that can release the power of God to purify
    Jesus'       your heart and soul.
    Return
    Already                  But you must first be purified in this life; for of this you can be sure: No immoral,
    Having                   impure or greedy person—such a man is an idolater—has any inheritance in the
    Taken                    kingdom of Christ and of God. Let no one deceive you with empty words, for
                             because of such things God's wrath comes on those who are disobedient, Eph 5:5-6. The
    Place
                             false gospel of grace is vain words, purposed to deceive you — to convince
    Jesus'                   you to do nothing, remaining in your sins, so your soul is destroyed.
    Commands
    Fear of God              Therefore mortify [put to death] the deeds of the body that are of the earthly
    Tremble in               life: fornication, impurity, inordinate affections, evil lusts of the flesh, and
    Fear of the              covetousness, which is idolatry. Col 3:5
    Word of the
    Lord                     Those who belong to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires [lusts
    Lawlessness              and affections].Gal 5:24
    The Light
    References               But now since you have been set free from sin and have become the slaves of
    Kingdom                  God,
    References               you have your present reward in holiness and its end is eternal life. Rom 6:22
    Repentance
                   False prophets (preachers and teachers) have twisted grace into lies from a
    References
                   teaching of repentance, leading to purity, to be a license for immorality and
    Jesus'
                   continuing in our sinful natures with no repentance required. This perversion
    Criticisms
                   began 2000 years ago in the early church; Jude wrote in 1:4:
    The
    Consequences         For there are certain men who have crept in unnoticed, whose
    of not               condemnation was predicted long ago, ungodly men, who turn the grace of
    Obeying the          our God into lawlessness and wantonness, a license for immorality; and
    Voice of the         deny and disown our only Master and Lord Jesus Christ.
    Lord
    The            Having crept in among the sanctified Christians, they too would be claiming to be
    Necessity of Christians. Of course they would say that they believe in Jesus and God; but they
    Giving to the denied the necessity of the controlling anointing of Christ's spirit to rule their hearts. By
    Poor           their remaining in sin, they deny Jesus to be their actual Lord and Master, perfectly
                   controlling our thoughts, words, and deeds. To deny the Lord is to walk contrary to
    Scriptures
                   holiness, righteousness, and truth. To deny the Lord is not just saying that Jesus is not
    that state the
                   the Lord. One denies the Lord to be their Lord, controlling their words and deeds, by
    Word of God
                   evidence of their ungodly words and deeds. Judas kissed Jesus and said: "Hail Master,"
    came,
                   and despite his words, his actions of betrayal denied Jesus to be his Lord and Master.
    speaking
                   Christendom denies and disowns Jesus too by teaching instant salvation by grace,
    New!
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    Scriptures
                             conditions; they kiss him, call him master, and then betray him to gratify their lusts
    that Show
                             and desires. To ignore his teachings and commands, is to deny and disown Jesus as
    the Word of
                             Lord and Master. Jesus is not Lord or Master of anyone who still sins: as he said,
    God not to be
                             Truly, Truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. John 8:3. If you are
    the Bible
                             still sinning, you are still walking according to the ways of this world, according to the
    Scriptures               prince of the power of the air [Satan], Eph 2:2-3 ; Satan is your Lord.
    that Show
    How Jesus                These false Christians deny the necessity of the narrow way's result of Jesus being in
    and everyone             total control of them, while professing the wide-easy way's false doctrine of instant
    spoke of                 salvation: Christ having paid for all your sins: past, present, and future; consequence-
    scriptures as            free sin; the licensing of immorality by the permission of grace. They deny the
    scriptures,              necessity of repentance — perfection — purity, and holiness, all made possible by
    not the word             carrying the inward cross of self-denial. These were fleshly men, uncrucified, without
    Holy Spirit              having received the Spirit of God through obedience. The false gospel of grace was
    References               being sold as salvation 2000 years ago; unfortunately false, instant salvation, has
    The                      become universal, with all sects being deficit sects.
    Purification
    Process, Sin, Peter even warned us to be careful with Paul's letters, the false gospel's source,
    and the Sin   (which was Romans, see below), that they were easily misunderstood:
    that Leads to
    Death              even as our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has
    Holiness,          written to you, as he does in all his letters, speaking in them of these
    Purity,            things. There are some things in his letters that are hard to
    Perfection         understand, which those who are unlearned and unstable wrest [twist] to
    Requirements       their own destruction, as they also do the other scriptures.
    Hundreds of                    Therefore, beloved, since you know these things beforehand, beware lest you
    Prophecies                     also, being led away by the error of the wicked, fall away from your
    which Came                     own steadfastness. 2 Peter 3:15-17. The error of the wicked is to think
    True in the                    wickedness (sin) is excused by grace. (If you only partially read Romans, you
    Life of Jesus,                 can easily misunderstand grace, thinking you need do nothing but have
    Proving                        faith in Jesus; but if you look at the whole letter, as it was intended to be
    Jesus'                         read, you know you have to kill your sinful nature to be pleasing to God.
    Divinity,                      Look at Paul's Romans 8:8, Romans 8:13, Phil 2:12, Galatians 5:19-24, 2 Cor 7:1,1 Thes 4:7, 1
    Him the                        Cor 15:34 , and I declared.. that they should repent, turn to God, and do works
    Messiah, and                   consistent with repentance. See Acts 26:20 if you have any doubt.)
    the Validity
    of the Bible                   And Peter later described such men again:

                                   This is especially true of those who follow the corrupt desire of the
                                   sinful nature and despise authority, [such as the Apostles who tried to
                                   correct them ]. 2 Peter 2:10
                                   ....Then continuing with 2 Peter 2:13
                                   And [they] will receive the reward of unrighteousness, like those who count
                                   it a pleasure to carouse in the day time. They are spots and blemishes,
                                   reveling in their own deceptions while they feast [hearing the Word spoken
                                   in fellowship] with you. Having eyes full of adultery [lovers of money, not
                                   God], who cannot cease from sin, beguiling unstable souls. They
                                   have exercised their heart in covetous practices, they are cursed

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                                   children, who have forsaken the right way and have gone astray, following
                                   the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,
                                   [who preached for money, which Peter prohibited]. Who was rebuked for
                                   his iniquity by the dumb ass speaking with a man's voice forbidding the
                                   madness of the prophet. [Fox said his era's ministers' spiritual progress was
                                   less than that of Balaam's ass because the ass spoke the Word of the Lord,
                                   but the ministers could not even hear the Lord's voice, much less speak the
                                   Word of the Lord; they could only quote the Bible; exactly like the ministers
                                   today.]

                                   These men are springs without water and mists driven by a storm. Blackest
                                   darkness is reserved for them. For they mouth empty, boastful words and,
                                   by appealing to the lustful desires of sinful human nature, they
                                   entice people who are just escaping from those [lustful desires of sinful
                                   nature] who live in error. Although these false teachers promise them
                                   liberty, they themselves are the slaves of corruption [sin,
                                   immorality]; for by whatever a man is overcome, he is enslaved. 2
                                   Peter 2:12-19. (And Jesus said, I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave
                                   to sin. John 8:34 )

                             And Paul also spoke of false Christians who opposed the crucifixion of the sinful nature:

                                   Brothers, be followers of me, and observe those who walk after the pattern
                                   we have set, so as you have us for an example. For many walk, of whom I
                                   have often told you, and now tell you weeping, who are the enemies of the
                                   cross of Christ; their end is destruction, their God is the belly
                                   [desires, lusts], and whose glory is their shame, and they think on
                                   earthly things. Phil 3:17-19

                                   For if you live according to the flesh [sinful nature], you will die;
                                   but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you
                                   will live. Romans 8:13

                             As long as we live in our sinful nature, we are unruly and incapable of being ruled,
                             controlled, or led by a Lord or King.
                             So, if you want Jesus to be your Lord and King, you must put to death your selfish,
                             sinful nature by repentance to purity.

                             Francis Howgill, a martyred minister of the early Quakers Christ, states the dangers of
                             the false gospel of grace:

                                   Many have been talkers of grace in this professing age, who have neither
                                   known of what they spoke, nor have informed the minds of men where grace
                                   was to be waited for, nor how grace might be known, nor how, nor what the
                                   operation of grace was; but have cried up, in their own imaginations:
                                   "We are justified by His free grace from all sin, past, present, and to come;"
                                   and, in this conceit, thousands have been led into the pit of
                                   darkness; imagining that they were justified by the free grace of
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                                   them; and while they heeded not this grace, but got into conceit,
                                   carelessness, and presumption; and so pretended justification while they
                                   were the servants of sin and bond-slaves to corruption — that is, all of you
                                   who have been preaching free grace in words.

                                                 Your covenant with death will be annulled,
                                                 and your agreement with hell will not stand.
                                                                        Isa 28:18

                             When we believe in the "false gospel of grace with nothing required of us," all the
                             scriptures about repentance, putting to death self, seeking, striving, listening, obeying
                             commands, getting a new heart and mind, purity, perfection, losing your life to save
                             your life, being without sin, holiness, and living soberly, righteously, and godly
                             in this present world, have to be ignored; or we have assume that we are pure and
                             perfect, which is make-believe and hypocrisy in its worst form.

                             Paul says, "if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will
                             live." We can't put to death the deeds of the body to purity by ourselves, no matter how
                             hard we try. How do we learn to live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this
                             present world? How do we cleanse ourselves and prepare to receive the glorious
                             Christ and his Kingdom in our hearts? We need help. We need God to help us, and
                             there is nothing we can do to deserve this help. We need the unmerited favor of
                             God, grace.

                             Jesus made the heart and soul purifying grace of God available to anyone, but we must
                             access that powerful grace by going to God to receive his teachings, convictions, and
                             powerful removal of sin from our hearts. We access the power of God through grace by
                             waiting on Him. Salvation, which is to be freed from all sin, comes to those who wait
                             on Him.

                             To wait on Him is to patiently and persistently sit in humble silence, listen for his
                             voice and words, watch for his revelations, hear his commands, and then obey Him.
                             Waiting on God is referenced throughout the Bible, both in the Old Testament and New
                             Testament. Waiting on God is the way those in the early church realized the promises
                             of the true gospel: to be released from the bondage of sin, to enter the kingdom of God,
                             and to be in union with Christ and God.

                             Below are a few of the many scriptures in both the Old and New Testaments that speak
                             to the benefit of waiting:

                                   The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks
                                   him. Lam 3:5

                                           Note! to wait for him is to seek him. Reading the Bible and sect
                                           services are not seeking God.

                                   For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by
                                   ear,
                                   nor has the eye seen a God beside you, who acts for the one who waits
                                   for him. Isa 64:4

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                                           Paul quotes the above scripture in 1 Corinthians: ""Man's eye has
                                           not seen, or ear heard, or mind imagined, the things that God has
                                           prepared for those who love him." The key difference: Isaiah reads
                                           waits, 1 Cor 2:9 reads love. So to love God is to wait on Him: we
                                           wait on Him to hear His words that teach us, convict us,
                                           encourage us, and guide us — that is loving God.

                                   To those who persistently and patiently wait for him he will appear
                                   the second time,
                                   not to bear sin, but to bring full salvation. Heb 9:28

                                           Persistent and patient waiting is witnessing Jesus bring you your
                                           salvation; what you hear you must heed and obey to obtain
                                           salvation: being made perfect, he [Jesus] became the author and
                                           source of eternal salvation to all those who heed and obey
                                           him, Heb 5:9 ; it is by grace that you are taught and changed to
                                           become pure. Tit 2:11-14

                             To wait on God gives access to the power of the Spirit that will destroy the sinful nature
                             within us, by our obedience to the inward cross of self-denial. To wait on God is how to
                             respond to Jesus telling us, "come to me," said many times throughout the scriptures.
                             Click to see them all, below are several:

                                   Come to me, .. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me. Mat 11:28-29

                                   All whom My Father gives (entrusts) to Me will come to Me;
                                   and the one who comes to Me, I will most certainly not cast out. John 6:37

                                   No one is able to come to Me unless the Father Who sent Me attracts and
                                   draws him
                                   and gives him the desire to come to Me, and I will raise him up at the last
                                   day. John 6:44

                                   Jesus replied, I am the Bread of Life. He who comes to Me will never
                                   be hungry,
                                   and he who believes in and cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Me will
                                   never thirst any more (at any time). John 6:35

                                           Jesus said: Do not labor for food that perishes, but for the food
                                           that endures to everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give to
                                           you. I am the bread of life, the bread from heaven. For it is the
                                           Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I
                                           speak to you are spirit, and they are life-giving. John 6:63.

                             Waiting on God is to go to God yourself because everyone already has His Spirit within
                             them by grace. You have no need of any teacher but the anointing within you,
                             1 John 2:27 . You sit quietly and whenever you think, you think on the name of Jesus.
                             This is how we learn from Him, get cleansed by Him, be led by Him, and come to
                             know Him. He said: "Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle


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                             and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my
                             burden is light." He is the Light, he is the Word, and he has sent us the Spirit of Truth
                             to teach us. If any man hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him, and
                             will sup with him, and he with me. Rev. 3:20. Eventually you will hear Him. He has a soft
                             voice; that is why it is written, "Be still and know that I am God." He will tell us things
                             about Himself. He will encourage us. He is kindness. He will tell or show us things
                             about ourselves; some will be things that are ugly. Christ the Light will show us all the
                             hidden lusts, affections, and pride in our heart. But since he is our friend, we know that
                             he is showing them to us for our own good. So we listen and watch. And we don't run,
                             we stand before the Son of Man. And we repent of what he shows us. And
                             sometimes he gives us commands. We are hearing the Word of God, the living Word.
                             As we hear the Word of God, [Jesus speaking through the Spirit] our faith will increase
                             by leaps and bounds; and keep increasing —if we obey his commands, and show
                             him we love him by being obedient. Christ in you, the hope of glory. Col 1:27

                             For everyone who comes to Me and listens to My spoken words and does them, I
                             will show you what he is like:
                             He is like a man building a house, who dug and went down deep and laid a foundation
                             upon the rock;
                             and when a flood arose, the torrent broke against that house and could not shake or
                             move it,
                             because it had been securely built or founded on a rock.
                             But he who merely hears and does not practice doing My words, (obey), is
                             like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation,
                             against which the torrent burst, and immediately it collapsed and fell, and the breaking
                             and ruin of that house was great. Luke 6:46-50

                             He can't make it any plainer! He said: come to me, listen to My words (not
                             the Bible), and do [practice] them.
                             To do them, is to obey; and when you obey them, you have received Christ by
                             recognition and obedience.
                             From this sure foundation he builds true faith and hope which purifies you.

                             If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will
                             come to him and make our home with him. John 14:22-23

                             The above teachings of Jesus are the core message of this web site:
                               Come to him, Listen to his words, do [practice, obey] the words he gives
                             you.
                               To do the words is to obey his commands, some of which will rebuke and chasten
                             you.
                               As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and repent. Rev 3:19
                               If you Love Jesus, you will obey him. The Father then loves you, and he and Jesus
                             come to you and make their home with you.
                               And their home is a Kingdom, the Kingdom of God that is within you and around
                             you.

                             So wait, watch, listen, hear, obey... wait, watch, listen, hear, obey..... seek, listen, obey.
                             Persevere, and Christ will lead you through repentance to union and the Kingdom.


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                             He is the rewarder of those who diligently seek him! Heb.11:6
                             (Diligence is defined as continually attending to and striving to achieve a goal;
                             laboring, persevering.)

                             This is how to obtain the Kingdom of God while on earth! He, with his Kingdom to
                             give you, Awaits You to Come!

                             Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the
                             kingdom. Luke 12:32

                             Sitting in humble silence, thinking on the name of Jesus and waiting on the Lord to
                             speak to us, by his living Word, or reveal to us, by his Light, what is in our heart is not
                             what our flesh wants to do. Instead of sitting quietly each day waiting on the Lord, our
                             flesh wants to sleep, or worry, or plan our day, or think about something, or do
                             something, — anything. Our mind will race through many subjects in desperation to
                             save itself, (whoever loses his life will preserve it).

                             It is a cross to a man's will to sit in humble silence to wait on God, listening, and
                             watching, while struggling to keep his mind from wandering; it is a cross to a man's
                             will to obey what he is commanded and taught by the Holy Spirit; this is the cross of
                             which you must deny yourself and pick it up every day, to then follow Jesus. To
                             obey his voice is to follow Jesus. This is how to do what you have prayed for a
                             thousand times: thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. You cannot be his disciple
                             unless you pick up your cross daily and follow his orders. Salvation is only received by
                             those who follow the lamb wherever he goes — who obey completely the voice of the
                             Lord, in whatever he commands. Do not be discouraged if you don't hear for some
                             time. Even your waiting is to your credit: Let your mercy, O LORD, be upon us, in
                             proportion to our waiting and hoping on you. Psalms 33:22

                             From the Word of the Lord within:

                                   When you sit and wait, hope for purity, hope for change. I will show you the secret
                                   sins of your heart. The Lord is gentle and kind to those whom He corrects, and
                                   even more than usual to those in suffering circumstances.
                                   The words I speak to you impart life. It is the Spirit who gives life, nothing else.
                                   My life comes in small increments.
                                   Hope releases the power of God to change you.
                                   To sit in humble silence, waiting on the Lord, is to bear the cross — instead of
                                   thinking how you might please others. The work of the cross is to sit in the light
                                   and look at your will.
                                   In this process of carrying your cross, your sin gradually disappears, within and
                                   without, to your satisfaction. The wants disappear as the fleshly man decreases.
                                   Little by little the Lord's will, will be progressed.
                                   Salvation is being freed from even the desire of your sins. Those who have been
                                   crucified are through with sin as a motivator, and this must be felt from the
                                   inside.

                             (There are many more messages from the Lord available to read and found in a box at
                             the top right of this site's home page.)


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                                                      This is the Inward Cross of Self-Denial

                                  And whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me
                                                   cannot be my disciple.
                                                                      Luke 14:27


                               Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh (sinful
                                                           nature)
                                     with its passions and desires (lusts and affections).
                                                                       Gal 5:24

                             The cross (denying yourself) must be taken up daily to succeed; the cross is the
                             power of God to you, which is foolishness to others. Belief in the true gospel is the
                             power of God.

                             This is the beginning of the cross. There is also suffering with the cross, for when you
                             have been prepared sufficiently by his grace and teachings, you will enter tribulation,
                             to further the death of your sinful nature. For you were called to this, because Christ
                             also suffered for us, leaving us an example, so that you should follow in his steps.
                             Therefore, since Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same
                             mind because he who has suffered in the flesh is finished with sin. So that you
                             should not live the rest of your time in the flesh in the lusts of men , but to
                             the will of God. 1 Pet 2:21,4:1-2 .

                             For more understanding on the necessity of learning in silence,
                             see George Fox's outstanding writing on Why Silence? (also on the side bar)

                             See How to Benefit from the Changing Power of God for more. (also on the side bar)

                             Read the Bible to keep your hopes high, (Psalms — John — Peter); but while reading
                             the Bible, don't expect to hear.
                             Remember what Christ said about the Bible teachers and students in his day:
                             You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and
                             they are those that testify of me.
                             But you are not willing to come to me, that you might have life. John 5:39-40
                             Read some of George Fox's writings in this site. And don't forget to give, especially
                             to the poor. Defer. Be kind.

                             From George Fox:

                                   ...grace and truth came by Jesus Christ, who would teach them to deny all
                                   ungodliness and worldly lusts, and to live soberly and godly in this present
                                   world. So that every man and woman might know the grace of God, which
                                   had appeared to all men; which was saving, and sufficient to bring their
                                   salvation. This teacher, the grace of God, would teach them how to
                                   live, what to do, and what to deny; it would season their words,
                                   and establish their hearts.



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                                   So all people (in that which is called the whole Christendom) come to the
                                   light that Christ Jesus has enlightened you with, that with it you may see
                                   your salvation, and know Christ your Teacher, your captain of your salvation,
                                   and the grace that comes by him, that brings your salvation, which grace
                                   teaches us, which is sufficient in weakness and temptation that brings
                                   salvation, and by it are we saved; and it teaches to deny ungodliness and
                                   worldly lusts, and to live soberly and righteously; and this is our Teacher
                                   which brings salvation. Therefore have all the loins of your minds girded up
                                   to wait for the grace to be brought unto you at the Revelation of Jesus Christ;
                                   mind Peter's exhortation.

                                   Now they that turn from the grace into wantonness [unrestraint], and walk
                                   despitefully against the Spirit of God, set up teachers according to their own
                                   hearts' lusts, and such are always learning under them, being unable to come
                                   to the knowledge of the truth, and so go into and remain in the earthly lusts,
                                   ungodliness, and into temptations, and weaknesses where there is mourning
                                   and complaining, and where the mourners are many; therefore come to the
                                   grace of God, and that is it which will let you see your ungodliness,
                                   unrighteousness, lust of the world, and unsoberness; that is your Teacher at
                                   all times; which will bring salvation if you mind it, and regard it, and take
                                   heed unto it; but if you turn it into wantonness [unrestraint], the swift
                                   judgments of God will come upon you.

                                   Therefore mind the grace of God, the Teacher at all times which brings
                                   salvation; by which you may see your salvation; by which you may see your
                                   salvation brought; for the mighty day of the Lord is coming upon all the
                                   unrighteousness of men; the Lord God his Son is appearing towards you;
                                   who has all power in heaven and earth given to him, who is the King of
                                   kings, the Lord of lords. Therefore mind and receive the light with which he
                                   has enlightened you, that you may receive him. Set open your gates that
                                   the King of Glory may come in, who stands at the door and knocks;
                                   turn to the light, and you open the gate, where the entering of the King of
                                   Glory is seen. And come off all the barren mountains that are in the fall out
                                   from God’s image, life, and power, come from all the wells without water,
                                   and tempests and clouds without rain which wander about. Come to the
                                   light, and receive the light, that in the light you may receive Christ, and
                                   become his sons; that through that you may see the morning star appear
                                   where the Sons of God sing together. For woe is to the world which lies in
                                   wickedness, for the Lord is come to judge it; and to give all Men the reward
                                   according to their works, whether they are good, or whether they are evil:
                                   And with the light you may every one know whether your works are good, or
                                   whether they are evil, for that which may be known of God is made
                                   manifest in you, which God has showed to you, when you do the thing that
                                   is unrighteous or worthy of death; by that of God in you, you can tell.

                                   And when you go from that of God within you, you do not glorify God, as
                                   God, but you are strangers from his life; and strangers from the covenant of
                                   life; and peace which is in Christ; and so come your foolish hearts to be dark


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                                   fed and filled with unrighteousness, and upon such come God's judgments
                                   and wrath.

                                   Now they who are made free from the wrath which is to come, they are come
                                   to that of God in them; to the light, and so see Christ the covenant of peace,
                                   who destroys the devil, and takes away the enmity which is between them
                                   and the Lord, through which comes the wrath, woe and misery; by which
                                   light, (Christ, God's covenant), man is brought into Peace with God, and
                                   saved from the wrath to come, from all the false ways, teachings, false
                                   worship, false churches, commands, traditions, rudiments, will-worships,
                                   inventions, handy works, worship, lip service, to the light and Spirit of God
                                   in your own particulars, that by it you may turn to God, and worship him in
                                   Spirit; and walk in the Spirit, Christ Jesus, who was before sin was. For since
                                   the beginning that man fell from God, from his power and image, have all
                                   false ways, false worships, false churches, been set up; even by that Spirit
                                   and power, and wisdom that is out of the Truth, below, which has killed
                                   about them. So there is a way in which is the life, and he is the light which
                                   enlightens you. Therefore come to the light, and you come to the way, which
                                   was before the power of death was, whose name is Christ, and such as are
                                   out of the light, are out of him in the ways of death and darkness and
                                   captivity; for as the outward Jews were in captivity under Pharaoh so the
                                   inward Jews in the Spirit, are in captivity in spiritual Sodom and Egypt,
                                   which do not mind the leadings of the Spirit and do not hearken to what it
                                   says; for every one must hearken and hear what the Spirit said to the
                                   churches, and not to hearken and hear a visible thing; and in that they
                                   would edify, build, join, unite, and come into Fellowship.

                             If you are a sect's teacher or a preacher, you won't be able hear, because you are in
                             captivity, having led others into captivity, Rev 13:10 . To be able to hear, you have to stop
                             teaching or preaching until you are perfected, adjusted, and set to rights by Christ. Luke
                             6:40. See Teachers and Preachers for more detail.

                             You must have fellowship with Christ in his sufferings; 1 Pet 4:12-13
                             if you will reign with him, you must suffer with him; 2 Tim 2:12
                             if you will live with him, you must die with him; 2 Tim 2:11
                             and if you die with him, you must be buried with him, Rom 6:4
                             and being buried with him in the true baptism, you also rise with him. Col 2:12

                             There must be "a coming into his death, a suffering with Christ;" and this is of
                             necessity to salvation; and not temporarily, but continually: there must be
                             a "dying daily."

                             See How to Benefit from the Changing Power of God for more information on how to
                             hear, see, and be changed.

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                             Here the arguments for the false gospel of grace are exposed. The error is looking at
                             only a few of the verses in Paul's lengthy letter to the Romans, ignoring the whole of the


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                             letter. Here is how they did it, starting with Romans 3:10

                                   "There is no one righteous, not even one; Romans 3:10
                                   there is no one who understands, no one who seeks God. Romans 3:11
                                   All have turned away, they have together become worthless; there is no one
                                   who does good, not even one." Romans 3:12
                                   (No one is righteous, no one decides to seek God themselves; God draws us
                                   to Himself. Therefore, no one can boast. )

                                   Therefore no one will be declared righteous in his sight by observing the law;
                                   rather, through the law we become conscious of sin. Romans 3:20
                                   (We cannot obtain righteousness by following the Law.)

                                   But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to
                                   which the Law and the Prophets testify. Rom 3:21
                                   This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who
                                   believe. There is no difference, Rom 3:22
                                   For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Rom 3:23
                                   Correct, righteousness comes through faith in Jesus; no matter what you
                                   have done, righteousness is available through faith,
                                   but there is not instant righteousness, and the faith required is the
                                   inward faith of obedience to commands heard from the Word
                                   within your heart; this is the faith the Apostles preached.

                                   Paul clarifies: for we through the Spirit, by faith, we patiently wait for the
                                   hope of righteousness. Gal. 5:5
                                   Paul further: You are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience,
                                   which leads to righteousness. Rom 6:16,19
                                   And Jesus said, But seek first the Kingdom of God, and His
                                   righteousness. Mat 6:33
                                   So, by grace we are able to seek God's righteousness, but we are not
                                   instantly righteous.
                                   Otherwise, we would not be told to seek, wait, obey, and hope for
                                   righteousness.
                                   And Paul: Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the
                                   knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame. 1 Cor 15:34
                                   The blind guides want to rest on the "imputed righteousness of Christ" to us,
                                   supposedly because we believe in Jesus.
                                   There is imputed righteousness that comes after we have crucified our
                                   sinful nature by obedience on the cross.
                                   See Footnote 2 in Romans 3 for the correct understanding of imputed
                                   righteousness.
                                   Abraham believed God's voice and obeyed Him. So too must we.
                                   As Abraham went on to be circumcised, just as we must receive the spiritual
                                   circumcision- our heart circumcised from sin.
                                   As Abraham exercised his faith to leave his home for a new land — so we
                                   forsake the world to enter God's Kingdom.
                                   As Abraham exercised his faith by obeying God's voice, willing to sacrifice
                                   Isaac, so we too must be obedient to the voice within.

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                                   We must go to Him to receive his cleansing grace to become righteous- the
                                   fruit of which is peace;
                                   and the effect of righteousness is quietness and confident trust
                                   forever. Isaiah 32:17

                                   Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in
                                   Christ Jesus: Rom 3:24
                                   But this access to God does not make us instantly justified, for we seek
                                   to be justified in Christ. Gal. 2:17

                                   And if by grace, then it is no longer by works; if it were, grace would no
                                   longer be grace. Rom 11:6
                                   Not of works, lest any man should boast. Eph 2:8-9
                                   It is faith and grace that saves. We are not saved by works, but by grace
                                   resulting from our faith in Jesus. Very true!
                                   But slaves of depravity twist grace to be instantly complete and to justify
                                   DOING NOTHING — even repenting!
                                   Per Paul: Grace teaches what to deny and how to live in a godly way that
                                   leads to purity. Titus 2:11-14
                                   These whitewashed false prophets have the audacity to claim that the cross
                                   and repentance is 'works.'
                                   Going beyond ridiculous, they tell you that if you do anything, you will
                                   loose your salvation by falling under the law.
                                   This is a malicious distortion of the truth, dreamed up by lazy, evil men,
                                   devoid of any sense of godliness.
                                   Works without faith in Christ count for nothing with God. But works
                                   energized by faith in Christ are essential.
                                   Paul said, I declared..that they should repent, turn to God, and do works
                                   befitting repentance. Acts 26:20
                                   The cross is only obedience, and those who oppose it are headed for
                                   destruction, for their god is their belly. Phil 3:19
                                   You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe, and
                                   tremble.
                                   Are you willing to be shown, O vain man, that faith without works is
                                   dead? James 2:19-20
                                   Paul further said, "Continue to work out your salvation with fear and
                                   trembling." Philippians 2:12
                                   Again Paul said, grace results in a people zealous for good works. Titus 2:14
                                   Jesus said, unless you repent you will all likewise perish. Luke 13:3.
                                   Repentance requires effort on your part.
                                   And, As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and
                                   repent. Rev 3:19 (Zealous is: ardent desire, enthusiastic).
                                   Jesus further said, Take my yoke upon you and learn from me. Mat 11:29
                                   Jesus said, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up
                                   his cross daily, and follow me. Luke 9:23
                                   In His messages to the seven churches, Jesus mentions to every church how
                                   their works are key.
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                                   Jesus said, I have not found your works perfect before God.           . Jesus
                                   wants perfect works.
                                   Jesus said, Stop toiling and doing and producing for the food that perishes
                                   and decomposes,
                                   but strive and work and produce rather for the food which endures unto life
                                   eternal. John 6:27
                                   James said: You see then that a man is justified by works, and not by faith
                                   only. James 2:24
                                   So works are essential to realizing righteousness, purity, salvation, and
                                   the Kingdom — given to us by faith and grace.
                                   Paul again: I declared.. that they should repent, turn to God, and do works
                                   befitting repentance. Acts 26:20

                                   The blind guides say that since grace is free, there is NOTHING you need to
                                   do for salvation. Free is free.
                                   I say, true; grace is free, but salvation is not. Salvation comes by the long
                                   process of the gifts of grace with faith that is evidenced by works, starting
                                   with repentance. We are saved by grace, as the sinful nature dies on the
                                   cross; and our death is not evidence of being worthy of God's gifts — no, just
                                   the shame of being so unworthy.

                                   Remember, Jesus told his disciples to preach repentance with remission
                                   of sins. Luke 24:47
                                   False grace/salvation, keeps the forgiveness and ignores repentance; the
                                   blind guides don't even know how to repent.
                                   That is what this web site is dedicated to teaching: how to receive
                                   conviction requiring repentance, and how to receive the cleansing,
                                   changing grace that leads to purity and the Kingdom of Heaven, paradise
                                   while on earth.

                                   Paul again: What then? Shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but
                                   under grace? God forbid. Romans 6:15
                                   So grace, is not a license to continue to sin. We are not condemned while we
                                   are waiting to be cleansed,
                                   but per Paul again, we have to continue to work out our salvation with
                                   fear and trembling. Philippians 2:12

                                   Per Paul again: But thanks be to God that though you were previously the
                                   slaves of sin, you have obeyed from the heart the fullness of teaching given to
                                   you. Roman 6:17
                                   (he is talking to people then free from sin, having obeyed the doctrine that
                                   made them free from sin)
                                   Having then been set free from sin, you became the slaves of
                                   righteousness. Romans 6:18
                                   by obedience to the doctrine referred to in 6:17, they were made free from sin
                                   and became slaves to righteousness.
                                   But now being made free from sin, and having become slaves to God, you
                                   have the reward of holiness, and at the end, everlasting life. Romans 6:22. You
                                   cannot serve God unless you are free from sin. Everlasting life comes after

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                                   you have produced fruit to holiness.

                                   And finally Paul says it all in conclusion:
                                   For if you live after the flesh, you will die;
                                   but if you through the Spirit you mortify the deeds of the body,
                                   you will live. Romans 8:13-14
                                   and Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse
                                   ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting
                                   holiness in the fear of God. 2 Corinthians 7:1
                                   So there it is: perfecting holiness. I can't imagine a stronger requirement
                                   than to be perfectly holy.
                                   This is not make-believe christianity, this is the real requirement of being a
                                   Christian.

                                   Paul again, speaking to mature Christians who have been set free from sin
                                   and are enjoying holiness:
                                   But now since you have been set free from sin and have become the
                                   slaves of God,
                                   you have your present reward in holiness and its end is eternal life.
                                   Rom 6:22

                             Paul's patient teachings, explaining in detail how salvation works, have been twisted
                             into the devilish doctrine of instant salvation.

                             So the false grace/salvation doctrines are based on "cherry picking" a few verses from
                             the Bible about grace and twisting them to mean salvation, while ignoring the
                             preponderance of other verses throughout the Bible that totally change their meaning
                             considered alone; by promoting "instant salvation by faith and grace," they excuse evil
                             to be good, they make black white; and they ask you to pay them money for their error,
                             even when they are specifically forbidden to take money. 1 Pet 5:2. And Acts 20:29-
                             31 tells us: Even from among your own selves men will come to the front who, by saying
                             perverse (distorted and corrupt) things, will endeavor to draw away the disciples after
                             them. They were taught by Bible Colleges rather than by Christ himself. See a few of
                             George Fox's writings on these blind guides. Instant grace is the broad way that leads to
                             destruction, vs. the narrow way that is contracted by pressure that leads to life, which
                             few will find.

                             The world wants a Christ that excuses them to live their life as they choose; that is why
                             the false, instant grace/salvation has swept the deficit sects — false teachers telling
                             them what their itching ears want to hear: relax, just say you believe in Jesus, get
                             washed by water, and by magic you are reborn, free to continue your 'new life' in sin —
                             but assured of escaping Hell and going to heaven when you die. Relax, relax, grace,
                             grace. Didn't your common sense tell you the false, instant salvation your preacher sold
                             you was at least a little suspicious?

                              Let everyone who names the name of the Lord give up all iniquity
                                                          (sin).
                                                                      2 Tim 2:19




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                             To learn more on how to access the grace of God, see How to Benefit from the Changing
                                                                 Power of God.

                                                   This web site's purpose is to show how to become
                                                                     free from sin
                                            by benefiting from the changing power of God through the cross,
                                                    which leads to union with God in his Kingdom.




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