THUS SAITH THE LORD GOD:
"BUT WHOSO SHALL OFFEND ONE OF THESE LITTLE ONES WHICH BELIEVE IN ME, IT WERE BETTER FOR HIM THAT A MILLSTONE WERE HANGED ABOUT HIS NECK, AND THAT HE WERE DROWNED IN THE DEPTH OF THE SEA." MATH. 18/6, MK. 9/42.
"OFFEND", "SKANDALIZO", TO CAUSE TO STUMBLE AND FALL, FIGURATIVELY TO BE A STUMBLING BLOCK TO SOMEONE, TO CAUSE TO STUMBLE AT OR IN SOMETHING, TO GIVE A CAUSE OF OFFENSE TO SOMEONE. (ZODHIATES).
Tell me something, do you think there are "Little Ones" in the congregations of pastors who are offended, scandalised, feel betrayed, disillusioned, confused having their trust smashed when they witness same supposed pastors commit fornication, adultery, who preach love of money, give so that you can receive, who allow, permit women pastoresses, who preach a myriad of other damnable heresies? (and don`t lie to me or yourselves, we have a brother in Christ in Adelaide, Tony Dean of Moriah Ministries Australia [www.moriah.com.au] who can give testimony to being fed lies, chaff, ear tickling dogma, being betrayed, trust smashed, OFFENDED,........(SKANDALIZO) AS HE FELLOWSHIPPED WITH THE PRETENDER ASHLEY EVANS AND HIS CIRCUS, PARADISE CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN ADELAIDE SA WHEN HE WAS NEWLY PLANTED IN THE KINGDOM AND HUNGRY FOR GOD; Tony then becoming wised up as he read Scripture, and saw that this church and it`s leadership did not line up with Holy Writ, and left Praise Loving Father.).
Do you think there are little lambs and babes, those who are newly "sprung up in the faith?" in these congregations where these offences are committed?
I know so, that is what church plantings are about aren`t they,..............SOULS:
You might say to me, but Jesus is referring to little children in the above scripture, and you are right, so HE is:
THUS SAITH THE LORD GOD:
"VERILY I SAY UNTO YOU, EXCEPT YE BE CONVERTED, AND BECOME AS LITTLE CHILDREN, YE SHALL NOT ENTER INTO THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN." MATH.
And again,.........how did Jesus address the Apostles on the "Sea of Tiberias?"
"CHILDREN,..................have you any meat?" John 21/5.
There are many of you that think this ministry is too harsh,.. too hard on such leadership when they commit these offences,..........even though Holy Writ dictates that they be exposed as such and rebuked sharply: 1 Tim 5/20, 2 Tim. 3/9, Tit. 1/13, just to list a couple of scriptures:
There are many of you who would say to me,.........that Jesus is all about forgiveness, mercy,....
"I WILL HAVE MERCY AND NOT SCARIFICE." MATH. 9/13, 12/7. AMEN, THANK YOU JESUS:
BUT THIS SAME MERCIFUL JESUS ALSO SAID "IT WERE BETTER FOR HIM THAT A MILLSTONE WERE HANGED ABOUT HIS NECK, AND THAT HE WERE DROWNED IN THE DEPTH OF THE SEA." AS PUNISHMENT FOR ANYONE WHO OFFENDS, SCANDALISES "ONE OF THESE LITTLE ONES WHICH BELIEVETH IN ME ". MATH. 18/6.
("INASMUCH AS YE HAVE DONE IT UNTO TO ONE OF THE LEAST OF THESE MY BRETHREN, YE HAVE DONE IT UNTO ME" SAITH THE LORD: MATH. 25/40).
THIS SAME MERCIFUL JESUS TOOK ANANIAS AND SAPPHIRA OUT IN A NANO SECOND WITHOUT BLINKING AN EYE FOR THEIR LYING DUPLICITOUSNESS: ACTS 5/1-10.
(THE RESULT OF WHICH CAUSED "GREAT FEAR TO COME ON ALL OF THE CHURCH AND UPON AS MANY AS HEARD THESE THINGS." ACTS. 5/11.).
THIS SAME MERCIFUL JESUS "TREADETH THE WINEPRESS OF THE FIERCENESS AND WRATH OF ALMIGHTY GOD." REV. 19/15.
THIS SAME MERCIFUL JESUS "WILL CAST JEZEBEL (WOMEN PASTORS) AND THEM THAT COMMIT ADULTERY WITH HER INTO GREAT TRIBULATION, EXCEPT THEY REPENT OF THEIR DEEDS, AND KILL HER CHILDREN WITH DEATH." REV. 2/22-23.
THIS SAME MERCIFUL JESUS "WILL FIGHT AGAINST THOSE WHO HOLD TO THE DOCTRINE OF BALAAM AND THE DOCTRINE OF THE NICOLAITANES (WHICH THING I HATE SAITH THE LORD) WITH THE SWORD OF HIS MOUTH UNLESS THEY REPENT:" REV. 2/14-15.
THIS SAME MERCIFUL JESUS "GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE,..........BUT RESISTS (FIGHTS, WARS, QUARRELS AGAINST) THE PROUD:" JA. 4/6, 1 PET. 5/5.
THIS SAME MERCIFUL JESUS WILL HAVE NO COMPUNCTION IN SHUTTING THE DOOR ON "FOOLISH VIRGINS:" MATH. 25/12.
THIS SAME MERCIFUL JESUS WILL NOT THINK TWICE ABOUT "CASTING UNPROFITABLE SERVANTS INTO OUTER DARKNES:" MATH. 25/30.
THIS SAME MERCIFUL JESUS CURSED CHORAZIN, BETHSAIDA, CAPERNAUM, CONDEMNING THEM TO "THE DAY OF JUDGMENT" FOR THEIR REJECTION OF HIM AND HIS TRUTH: MATH. 11/21-24.
Upon visiting a fellowship last Sunday where said pastor, Bill "Tiger" Pryor had been fornicating with some of the congregation, we see nothing but a sideshow of a woman prophesying only good to him and the church, having been solicited by said pastor to stand up at the pulpit and deliver a prophesy, trying to re-establish trust and faith in his ministry,......(he has got buckleys; THUS SAITH THE LORD GOD: "A BROTHER OFFENDED IS HARDER TO BE WON THAN A STRONG CITY: AND THEIR CONTENTIONS ARE LIKE THE BARS OF A CASTLE" PRO. 18/19),...... AND,..........ANOTHER PASTOR WHO GETS UP AND PREACHES THAT THIS SORT OF DRAMA GOES ON ALL THE TIME IN CHURCHES, "DON`T WORRY ABOUT IT, EVERYTHING WILL BE OK, THAT`S WHAT HAPPENS IN CHURCHES",........... AND EVEN HAS THE EFFRONTERY TO SAY THAT THIS IS ALL GOD`S WILL, "GOD CAUSED THIS TO HAPPEN??????" AS HE SETS OUT TO SMOOTH THINGS OVER WITH THE CONGREGATION, TRYING TO SOOTHE THEIR WOUNDS,..........WHAT GARBAGE: JA. 1/13-15.
AND IN THE COMING WEEKS WE SEE THAT A PROCESSION OF PASTORS ARE COMING TO PREACH TO PROP UP THIS "FALLEN STAR`S" MINISTRY, TRY TO REASSURE THOSE WHO HAVE NOT LEFT THE CHURCH ABOUT THE FUTURE:.........ONE OF THEM THAT I SEE COMING, ALSO FELL IN ADULTERY YEARS AGO:......AH WELL,...."BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER:"
TELL ME SOMETHING,..........JESUS SAID "IF YE LOVE ME, KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS." JOHN 14/15.
DO YOU THINK THIS MAN, (WHO THINKS HE IS AN APOSTLE BY THE WAY), DO YOU THINK HE WAS "LOVING THE LORD THY GOD WITH ALL OF HIS HEART, MIND, SOUL AND STRENGTH WHEN HE DID THESE THINGS?
DO YOU THINK THIS MAN WAS "ABSTAINING FROM ALL APPEARENCE OF EVIL" WHEN HE DID THESE THINGS? 1 THES. 5/22.
DO YOU THINK THIS MAN WAS "ABSTAINING FROM FLESHY LUSTS?" 1 PET. 2/11.
OR DO YOU THINK HE WAS "FEEDING HIS BELLY:" RO. 16/18, PHIL. 3/19.
AS THE SCRIPTURE SAITH,.........."FOR THEY THAT ARE SUCH SERVE NOT OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, BUT THEIR OWN BELLY; AND BY GOOD WORDS AND FAIR SPEECHES DECEIVE THE HEARTS OF THE SIMPLE." RO. 16/18.
DO YOU THINK THIS MAN SHOULD REMOVE HIMSELF FROM OFFICE?
ABSOLUTELY: THE ONLY HOPE THIS FELLOWSHIP HAS IS IF THIS HAPPENS, AND ANOTHER , GODLY MAN TAKES THE REINS. ANY MAN WHO HAS ABUSED SUCH A POSITION OF TRUST IN THIS WAY SHOULD BE IMMEDIATELY REMOVED OR STEP DOWN.
All too often this happens, and the emphasis comes on the one in leadership caught out, the one who has fallen, the one who has committed sin,...........to forgive him, have compassion, try to understand, have mercy, get him restored to ministry, try not to make him break step in his leadership, what rot, yuk spue,........WITHOUT ONE SKERIC OF CONCERN FOR THE "LITTLE ONES" WHO HAVE BEEN HURT, BETRAYED, BECOME DISILLUSIONED, CONFUSED, HAD THEIR TRUST SMASHED, THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN DRIVEN AWAY FROM CHURCH TO BECOME PREY TO THE "BEASTS OF THE NIGHT." IN THIS CASE, THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 200 OF THEM WHO,............
HAVE BEEN OFFENDED,.................SCANDALISED,..............CAUSED TO STUMBLE:..........................
WHO IS GOING TO GO OUT INTO THE COLD AND THE NIGHT, "THE WILDERNESS, THE MOUNTAINS" TO RETRIEVE THESE?
WHO CARES, LOVES ENOUGH TO DO THIS? MATH. 18/12, LUKE 15/4, EZ. 34.
CERTAINLY NOT BILL "TIGER" PRYOR OF LAKESIDE CHRISTIAN CENTRE, (IAM MINISTRIES AUSTRALIA), ALL HE CARES ABOUT IS HIS POSITION, HIS IMAGE, HIS CHURCH:
THUS SAITH THE LORD GOD:
"BUT ALL THEIR WORKS THEY DO FOR TO BE SEEN OF MEN: THEY MAKE BROAD THEIR PHYLACTERIES, AND ENLARGE THE BORDERS OF THEIR GARMENTS, AND LOVE THE UPPERMOST ROOMS AT FEASTS, AND THE CHIEF SEATS IN THE SYNAGOGUES, AND GREETINGS IN THE MARKETS, AND TO BE CALLED OF MEN, RABBI, RABBI. MATH. 23/5-7,
"BUT WOE UNTO YOU, SCRIBES AND PHARISEES, HYPOCRITES! FOR YE SHUT UP THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN AGAINST MEN: FOR YE NEITHER GO IN YOURSELVES, NEITHER SUFFER YE THEM THAT ARE ENTERING TO GO IN. MATH. 23/13.
"WOE UNTO YOU, SCRIBES AND PHARISEES, HYPOCRITES! FOR YE DEVOUR WIDOWS` HOUSES, AND FOR A PRETENCE MAKE LONG PRAYER: THEREFORE YE SHALL RECEIVE THE GREATER DAMNATION." MATH. 23/14.
WOE UNTO YOU, SCRIBES AND PHARISEES, HYPOCRITES! FOR YE PAY TITHE OF MINT AND ANISE AND CUMMIN, AND HAVE OMITTED THE WEIGHTIER MATTERS OF THE LAW, JUDGMENT; MERCY AND FAITH: THESE OUGHT YE TO HAVE DONE, AND NOT TO LEAVE THE OTHER UNDONE." MATH. 23/23.
WOE UNTO YOU, SCRIBES AND PHARISEES, HYPOCRITES! FOR YE MAKE CLEAN THE OUTSIDE OF THE CUP AND OF THE PLATTER, BUT WITHIN THEY ARE FULL OF EXTORTION AND EXCESS. THOU BLIND PHARISEE, CLEANSE FIRST THAT WHICH IS WITHIN THE CUP AND PLATTER, THAT THE OUTSIDE OF THEM MAY BE CLEAN ALSO. WOE UNTO YOU, SCRIBES AND PHARISEES, HYPOCRITES! FOR YE ARE LIKE UNTO WHITED SEPULCHRES, WHICH INDEED APPEAR BEAUTIFUL OUTWARD, BUT ARE WITHIN FULL OF DEAD MEN`S BONES, AND OF ALL UNCLEANNESS. EVEN SO YE ALSO OUTWARDLY APPEAR RIGHTEOUS UNTO MEN, BUT WITHIN YE ARE FULL OF HYPOCRISY AND INIQUITY." MATH. 23/25-28.
"HAVING EYES FULL OF ADULTERY AND THAT CANNOT CEASE FROM SIN; BEGUILING UNSTABLE SOULS: AN HEART THEY HAVE EXERCISED WITH COVETOUS PRACTICES: CURSED CHILDREN: WHICH HAVE FORSAKEN THE RIGHT WAY AND ARE GONE ASTRAY." 2 PET. 2/14-15.
Bevan Kluver ,
Straight Talk Ministries,
P. O. Box 405, Nth. Tamborine,
"speaking the truth in love, in the spirit of meekness, earnestly contending for the faith;"
HELPING HIM PREPARE A BRIDE WITHOUT SPOT OR WRINKLE:
HATING EVEN THE GARMENT SPOTTED BY THE FLESH: