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,_ Tues. Dec. 25, 2012 Hinton News - 9 AD Genesis 1:1 Inthe beginning God created the heaven and the earth. WHY DO MOST AMERICANS NOT OBEY GOD'S COMMANDMENTS? Genesis 2:3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that he had rested from all his work which God created and made. in it Exodus 20:8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Exodus 20:9 Six days Shalt thou labor, and do all thy work: Exodus 20:10 But theseventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy'son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattlei nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: Exodus 20:11 For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it. Mark 7:9 And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition. Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. Revelation 22:14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. WE AMERICANS OUGHT TO OBEY GOD RATHER THAN MEN DO AMERICANS UNDERSTAND GOD'S IN CONTROL OF OUR GOVERNMENT? SHOULDN'T WE FOLLOW THE WHOLE BIBLE IF OUR LAND IS TO BE HEALED? GENESIS 1:5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day. LEVITICUS 26:2 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord. DEUTERONOMY 5:12 Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee. MARK 2:27 And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath. MARK 7:7 Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching commandments of men. for doctrines the THINK, PRAY, CRY, OR IGNORE,- IT'S YOUR CHOICE But God's in charge and knows what we do! American Christians look at the way we use our time. What percent is doing God's Commandments or men's traditions? Traditions Commandments Ball Games, Movies, Shopping ect. Sabbath Exodus: 20:10 Jeremiah 6:16 Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, we will not walk therein. Matthew 15:3 But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition. Matthew 15:8 This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth and honoureth me with their lips; But their heart is far from, me. Matthew 15:9 But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrine the commandments of men. Mark 7:8 For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do. Acts 5:29 Then Peter and the other Apostles answered and said, we ought to obey God rather than men. 2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; them will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. Do American Christians Really Care What God Commands? JEW AND GENTILE ONE IN MESSIAH LEVITICUS 24:22 Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for one of your own country: for I am the LORD your God NUMBERS 9:14 And if a stranger shall sojourn among you, and will keep the passover unto the LORD; according to the ordinance of the passover, and according to the manner thereof, so shall he do: ye shall have one ordinance, both for the stranger, and for him that was born in the land. NUMBERS 15:15 One ordinance shall be both-for you of the congregation, and also for the stranger that sojourneth with you, an ordinance for ever in your generations: as ye are, so shall the stranger be before the LORD 1 CORINTHIANS 12:12 For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ. 1 CORINTHIANS 12:13 For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit. GALATIANS 3:26 For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. EPHESlANS 2:14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us; EPHESlANS 2:18 For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father. EPHESIANS 2:19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizen with the saints, and of the household of God; EPHESIANS 3:6 That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel: LUKE 4:16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as IT'S TIME TO START THINKING his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up Is there scripture telling Christians to celebrate Jesus' birthday in the Bible?. for to read.. " i : Where is the Dec "25th is Je Jus' birthday? ,,.u ...... 3: There is scripture telling us of John the'Baptist's conception and birthday. LUKE 24:44 And he These are the words which" I spake unto Was Jesus six months younger than John? you,wile I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in psalms, concerning me. ISTHE SABBATH THE SEVENTH DAY OF THE WEEK? DOES GOD REQUIRE OUR TIME EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY? CHRISTIANS IT'S TIME TO LEARN THE SEASONS LEVITICUS 23:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, Concerning the feasts of the Lord, which ye shall proclaim to be holy convocations, even these are my feasts. (3) Six days shall work be done: but the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation; ye shall do no work therein: it is the sabbath of the Lord dn all your dwellings. (4) These are the feasts of the Lord, even holy conv6cations, which ye shall proclaim in their seasons. JEREMIAH 6:19 Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened unto my words, nor to my law, but rejected it.. ...... MATTHEW 5:18 For verily I say unto you, Tillheaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall indic wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. (19) Whosoever therefore shall bi:eak one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in .the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the sameshall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. MATTHEW 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and; Io, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen. ACTS 18:21 But bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem: but I will return again unto you, if God wilLAnd he sailed from Ephesus. REVELATION 14:12 Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus. WHAT DID JESUS DO Does the word Christian mean Christ Like? Should Christians follow what Jesus did? The winter feast is referred to by several names: The Feast of Dedication (meaning the rebuilding of the temple) lights, and Hanukkah. The Feast of Since Jesus attended this feast in Jerusalem, in the winter shouldn't we celebrate it as he did? John 10:22 And it was at Jerusalem the Fea of.lbe Dedication, and it was . ..-,~;. ,'> ~;~.d~': .-',:.~ ~-~ ~~'~ " ~ .':~'~:~.!.~'~:~'~.:~,.~ : John 10:23 And Jesus walked in the Temple in Solomon's porch. 4. Do you think that shepherds and sheep were in the fields during winter? 5. Was Christmas officially celebrated in America before 1835? 6. Was there a law against and fine for people caught celebrating Christmas in Massachusetts in the 1600's? .... 7. December 25th was celebrated before Jesus came to earth by pagan religions as far back as the Babylonians. 8. Check scriptures concerning Nimrod, Semiramis, and Tammuz. 9. December 25th was celebrated by pagan religions as the sun gods' birthday. STUDY TO SHOW THYSELF APPROVED Jesus taught from what Americans call the Old Testament. He was not alive when the New Testament was written. There's only one word of GOD. The Old Testament was the foundation and basic instruction or pathway and the New Testament was built upon it and it all goes together. Is Jesus a Jew? Will he be a Jew when he comes back? Were most of the apostles Jews? Were most of the books of the bible written by Jews? Are the maps in the bible of the MiddleEast? Shouldn't watchmen be preparing for the end times using Hebrew thought instead of western philosophy and tradition? Is your GOD the GOD of Abraham the Hebrew, Isaac and Jacob whose name GOD changed to Israel? Is the line continued through David and through Yeshua (Jesus)? If you're saved through Jesus then are you not in the line of Israel? (Jeremiah 31:31) GOD'S WORD ALL OR NONE NOT A SMORGASBORD ALL ONE BIBLE OLD TESTAMENT / NEW TESTAMENT HEBREWS 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. ALL ONE PEOPLE NUMBERS 15:16 One law and one manner shall be for you, and for the stranger that sojourneth with you GALATIANS 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. SAME COVENANT FOR ALL JEREMIAH 31:31 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of. Judah: HEBREWS 8:8 For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah: SAME COMMANDMENTS FOR ALL JOHN 14:21 He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that Ioveth me: and he that Ioveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. REVELATION 22:14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. REVELATION 22:19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book. ' " IT DOES NOT MATTER WHAT I THINK IT DOES NOT MATTER WHAT YOU THINK THE ONLY THING THAT MATTERS IS WHAT GOD'S WORD SAYS