nce upon a time, there were two boys born to a woman that was elder in years. As the boys grew, it became apparent to both the mother and the father that one boy was calm and peaceful while the other was domineering and violent. For this reason, the woman sent the peaceful boy to live in the wilderness so that he would not be corrupted by the ways of his warring brother who kept company with men of war and violence. The boys grew older, the one in the wilderness learning the ways of peace and harmony and the one in the camp of men of war learning the ways of violence and deceit.
As he grew, the boy in the wilderness became an expert fisherman, having to feed himself in the wilderness. His violent brother, on the other hand, became a skilled fighter and eventually became a great knight, having learned much from the men of war. While riding through the wilderness one day, the great knight found his brother the fisherman dwelling therein. The knight treated his brother with kindness in hopes of teaching him to be a fierce knight as himself. Throughout the following years, the violent man would visit his brother in the wilderness and teach him in the ways of war.
One night, in the wilderness, the once peaceful man found a glistening cup in a large, blazing fire. A voice from the heavens told the man, “I have chosen you to keep this, My cup, so long as you live your life in peace and learn My teachings which I will show you. With this cup, you shall have an abundance of power and glory, but beware to keep your eyes on Me and do not go in your warring brother’s ways.” This pleased the man greatly, and as he reached into the blazing fire to take hold of the glistening cup, thoughts of power, might, and wealth abounded in his mind. As he thought this, the cup vanished and the man was left with his hand in the flaming fire, scorched to the bone. The man cried out in pain and lamented over his wounded flesh. As the man grew, he did learn the ways of his violent brother and eventually became a great king himself; however, the wound in his flesh grew deeper with each passing year. Despite his wounded hand, the man was still an expert fisherman and could still carry out his kingly duties from upon his throne; therefore, he received the name, Fisher King.
The years passed, and the Fisher King became increasingly ill, as the wound in his hand had spread to his whole body. As the king’s illness increased, he would constantly recall the cup in the wilderness that he was offered, and it became an unshakeable memory to him. The Fisher King would therefore send all of his bravest, mightiest men into the wilderness almost daily in order to seek the cup that he had lost years ago, thinking that only then would he be cured of his infirmity. Alas, all of his brave and mighty men had no success in finding the cup in the wilderness.
One day years later, the aged Fisher King was sitting on his throne all alone and in deep sorrow due to his illness which was now very great. The king recalled what the voice in the wilderness had said to him, and he began to weep bitterly and repented of going in the ways of his warring brother knowing that, because of this, had all of this evil befallen him. The king then said aloud, “If only I could have a drink of water to cool my throat before I die here on my throne.” Just then a stranger was passing through the king’s castle and heard the words of the sorrowful king. The stranger, being from another place and unfamiliar with the customs of the land, did not see a king sitting on his throne, but rather he saw a man overtaken by grief and illness that had just voiced a want for a drink of water. The stranger reached into his bag pulling out a glistening cup, gathered some water from a nearby fountain, and brought it to the king saying, “Drink of this friend, for it will lift your spirits.” The Fisher King thanked the man and drank of the cup. Feeling his life return unto him and seeing that the wound of his flesh was gone, the king noticed that the glistening cup in his hand was that which he had seen in the fire in the wilderness, and he said in amazement to the stranger, “How is it that you have found that which my bravest and mightiest men could not?” The stranger replied, “I know nothing of brave or mighty men, I just know that I saw a man in sorrow sitting in his chair that thirsted for a drink of water.” The king heard the words of the stranger, and he lived in peace for the rest of his days, seeing the error of his ways.
Just as this Fisher King, if the people that God has chosen to drink of His cup of blessing repent of their evil ways and stop learning the ways of the men of war, they will live in glory forever. Those who do not repent and continue in violence will surely drink of the cup of wrath and will be eliminated from His land. No place shall be found for those that learn war and violence, but a very good place is saved for those that adhere to the teaching of the Most High. For those who have ears to hear…
Many people think that Jesus is coming back to save them, and they make prayers to “Jesus” daily.It might come as a surprise to these people that Jesus wouldn’t even know “Jesus”.If he were to return, in the flesh, he would not even respond to the name “Jesus”.His name was, in fact, Y’hoshua, pronounced Ya-ho’-shua, and the changing of his name to Jesus was a very unrighteous act.
Some might respond to this fact by saying that he is called Jesus merely because of transliteration from Greek to English.This type of argument is in complete error. The Greek name, Iesous, or Jesus, was assigned to Y’hoshua by those who translated the New Testament into Greek, that’s right, into Greek.The words of Y’hoshua and the Apostles were originally spoken and written in Aramaic, a language much more similar to Hebrew than Greek.In his day, Jesus Christ would have been referred to as Y’hoshua HaMashiyach (meaning simply “Y’hoshua the Messiah/Anointed”) rather than Iesous Christos, as the Greeks would have him called.A transliteration is merely the changing of the spelling of a name in order for a word to be pronounced the same in a different language.For example, the transliteration of my name, Princely Messenger, in Spanish would be something like “Prinsly Mesenyur”, a change in spelling in order to save the pronunciation.Therefore, “Y’hoshua” is the actual English transliteration of his name from the Aramaic language, and “Jesus” is the English transliteration of the Greek name “Iesous”.So, why “Jesus” then?The answer lies in Greek mythology.
The true reason for the assignment of the name “Jesus” to Y’hoshua is much more deceptive than a simple transliteration/mispronunciation.Far from the actual written and spoken name of Y’hoshua, the Greek name given to Y’hoshua by those who claim to represent God and “Jesus” was Iesous, pronounced Ee-ay-sooce’.This name was actually given to Y’hoshua as a slight variation of Zeus, the “Father of the Gods”.This was nothing more than an attempt of pagans to graft the name of their god onto the name of a Son of God, a very unrighteous act indeed.In order to make the transition from full on paganism to “Christianity”, the translators of the Bible (who were far from being “Christian”/”followers of Christ”) decided to give the Savior of the New Testament a name that was similar to the name of the popular god at the time.The same was done with old statues of Zeus; after the worship of Zeus was replaced by the worship of “Jesus Christ”, the old statues were “sanctified” by unrighteous men to be images of “Jesus”/”Ie-Zeus”.Men that claim to represent God and His Son have changed the name of the Father into a lie, changed the name of His Son into a pagan god, and deceived people into thinking that their pagan idols are images representing God (serving their creation rather than the Creator).
So, is God, or Y’hoshua, really listening to all of those prayers that are made to “the Lord Jesus”?Does He care that you accept “Jesus” as your personal savior?Would a son respond to the wishes of his disciples if they were calling him by the name of someone hated by his father?No, he wouldn’t, nor will God acknowledge the prayers of those who are engulfed in paganism.
If there’s something in control of the earth, the heavens, and everything we see, why is there so much death & destruction in the world?
If God is who the majority think Him to be, an all loving, all forgiving God, then why would He allow such things to pass?Is there something that we’ve been doing wrong or something that we need to do in order to end the injustice, destruction, and untruths of the world?And how much longer will all of this continue?Did God know that all of this would come to pass, and if so, why would He let iniquity increase so much?Is there a point to it all?What’s up with that?
The ratio between the circumference and the diameter of any circle is a number described as π, which is a never-ending, never-repeating number that starts with 3.141592653589…This number never ends!Is there significance to that?Is there anything found in this number?
This number is also used in determining the area of any circle, given by A = π r², where r = the radius of a circle.How long have we known this number, π?Did we know of it before the Greeks gave us the letter that we have assigned to it?There is evidence that the Ancient Egyptians had knowledge of how to compute the area of a circle, which means that they in turn knew that the circumference of a circle was approximately 3.14 times the diameter.Where would they have gotten such knowledge?That would have been thousands of years before Archimedes’ approximation of the number π!Also interesting, half of the distance around the square base of the Great Pyramid divided by its height is exactly π. Could there be other things mathematically built into this ancient structure?Why?What could that mean?What’s up with that?
(Isa 46:8-10, Heb 7:1-3)
Another never-ending, never-repeating number is a number described as Φ, known as the Golden Ratio, which is 1.6180339887…This geometrical proportion is found in the petal arrangement of a rose, the spiral shells of mollusks, a ram’s horn, leaf arrangements, structures of galaxies, etc.Why would such a number be constant throughout nature?
This number is a proportion that can be seen most simply by dividing a line segment so that the ratio between the whole line and the greater division is the same as that of the greater division to the lesser division.This proportion is seen in many beauties of nature as well as in visually pleasing paintings and designs.This ratio also appears in the dimensions of the Great Pyramid, as does π.Why is that?This could mean that the number known now as Φ was actually known thousands of years before Euclid!How did the builders of such an ancient structure know about mathematical properties found in nature?Did they know more than Euclid, Pythagoras, and the like?If so, how?What’s up with that?
The Sabbath is referred to throughout the Bible, as well as in other Gnostic writings, but why would such an emphasis be made on a day of the week?And after all those references to such a day, why all the confusion on whether it’s Saturday or Sunday?
Is it possible that the Sabbath is not to have an earthly application, as in a day of the week?Could there be a weightier explanation?If it is called for in the Law (Exo 31:14-17) for any that defile the Sabbath to be put to death, why has no one been put to death for not keeping the Sabbath?Will people really be put to death if they don’t keep the Sabbath?If it clearly states in the Bible that we must keep the Sabbath or face dire consequences, should we ignore that admonishment?What’s up with that?
Some believe that Jesus died for the world’s sins.Why is sin still mentioned in Romans in the New Testament, and why is there still sin in the world today?
Would it make logical sense for God to send His only begotten Son to earth, have him killed, then resurrect him in order to save the world from sin?If this was the plan, then it didn’t work very well.And if human beings are innately sinners, as some believe, what was the point?Could there be another explanation as to why Jesus (Yeshua) Christ (the Anointed) was resurrected?Jesus is so revered as having taken away the sins of the world, but why?If that was the case, did he really do a good job at it?Whatever one believes sin to be, it can be plainly noticed that it is still prevalent in the world.Shouldn’t it be gone?Will sin be taken away for good at some point?What’s up with that?
The Lord, whether one thinks that to be God and/or Jesus, commanded a lot of things that go unheeded.Why do major religions call Him Lord and do not the things that He said?
Examples of things that are still committed throughout the world by religious entities are: idolatry, false holy/feast days, injustice, iniquity, murder, adultery, violence, etc.Why would someone claim to reverence a person or God so much but not do that which He has called for?Can one really say that they love someone if they do the opposite of what that person has required?What’s up with that?
(Luke , Matt -23)
Jesus said that the things which he spoke were unable to be grasped by those to which he spoke and Revelation is referred to as a “sealed book”, so will the true meanings of those things be revealed?Have they been revealed up unto this point in time?
Have the true interpretations of the parables that Jesus spoke been told to anyone yet?Have the prophecies spoken of in Revelation come to pass?Are they coming to pass?Will Jesus come back to restore Truth in the world?Will another come in his place?Has anyone been able to interpret the whole “sealed book” of Revelation?If not, why not?Is there a correct interpretation that exists?What’s up with that?
(John 16:12-14, Rev 5:1-5)
When Israel decided to build an idol, the molten calf, while Moses delayed his coming down from Mount Sinai, could this happen again if the expected Son of God has delayed his coming? Or has it happened already?
The people at the foot of Mount Sinai wanted a god built to them because they had gone without the instruction of God via Moses for some time.If Jesus, whom many think will return, has delayed his coming, will people build gods to themselves having gone without real instruction for some time?Have they done so already?Is the statue of the Virgin Mary a god/goddess?Are the many statues of Jesus and the apostles gods?Do people pray to these statues?Do people pray to things if they don’t consider them to be gods?If God so hated idolatry, why would so-called followers of Him do the same, even in His Name?What’s up with that?
(Exo 32:1-4, Deut 12:30-31)
It states in the New Testament that the days of the coming of the Son of man will be like unto the days of Noah.What were the days of Noah like?Did people other than Noah know that there was a flood coming?
In the days of Noah, there was something happening in the world that pissed God off to the point that He wished to destroy His creation.What could that have been?Wouldn’t it be nice to have some insight as to not repeat that which angers the Creator?If we do continue in that which pissed God off in the first place, will it go well with us?Will things continue as they always have?Will tomorrow be better than today?Are we supposed to believe that the “sins” that existed in the days of Noah have long gone from us?Is there a coming flood or similar day?If not, how long can things continue the way they have without total annihilation? And if there is a coming day like that of the flood, how will we know when that day is?What’s up with that?
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