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Issue No: 694     Published: 16 Feb 2015

WHOSE CHURCH IS IT ANYWAY?

THE POST APOSTOLIC CHURCH

The major question now is, "where is the church of the 21st Century heading".

Fifteen years into the new century, it is becoming more apparent that God is 'doing a new thing'. But as we have seen over the past 2000 years, through the Dark Ages, the Reformation and the Holy Spirit revivals of the 20th century, the Holy Spirit will always be to the fore of what transpires.

Regrettably from a human perspective, all past movements of the Holy Spirit have come to an end, primarily because man has codified them and taken over. Like Moses, the world's humblest man and the closest to God before Jesus, when he hit the rock, (which he had done successfully before to bring water), rather than talk to it as God had instructed him to do,(Numbers 20:13) man has always seemingly known better than God. This cost Moses the opportunity to take the Israelites into the Promised Land.

So where do we go from here? What is God doing here and now, and into the future.

THE CHALLENGE OF..... LIVING THE KINGDOM LIFESTYLE

To conclude this series on the history of the church, past, present and likely future from a Holy Spirit anointing perspective, I will finish, over the weeks ahead, by looking at the 'Parables of Jesus' which set out the principles of living a kingdom lifestyle.

The relevant Scriptures can be accessed by clicking on the blue links.

THE PARABLE OF THE TEN VIRGINS

“At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3 The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. 4 The wise, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps. 5 The bridegroom was a long time in coming, and they all became drowsy and fell asleep. 6 “At midnight the cry rang out: ‘Here’s the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!’ 7 “Then all the virgins woke up and trimmed their lamps. 8 The foolish ones said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil; our lamps are going out.’ 9 ”‘No,’ they replied, ‘there may not be enough for both us and you. Instead, go to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves.’ 10 “But while they were on their way to buy the oil, the bridegroom arrived. The virgins who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet. And the door was shut. 11 “Later the others also came. ‘Sir! Sir!’ they said. ‘Open the door for us!’ 12 “But he replied, ‘I tell you the truth, I don’t know you.’ 13 “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour. (Matthew 25:1-13)

This parable, unlike most of the others we have looked at, is about 'kingdom future' rather than 'kingdom now'. It looks at the return of Jesus.

Revelation 19:6-9

The 'virgins' represent Christians. Not literally, of course, as 4 sons attest in my case. Definitely not immaculate conceptions! But beyond the joking.....

The heart of the parable concerns the lamps and the oil. What do they represent? There is considerable discussion, and often confusion, about this. For people with varying theologies, approach the parable in different ways.

As I have been pondering this, wondering how to present it, the Lord has given me some revelation that I would now like to share with you. It is always much easier to write when this happens!

The lamps and oil can be looked at from three perspectives.

Firstly, from the perspective of Jesus. In the church there are both true and false believers. This can be regarded as those with and without oil in their lamps. The true will be saved by the blood of Jesus, the false banished from the wedding feast, from being with Jesus in heaven.

Matthew 13:28-30

Those adhering to traditional and evangelical church traditions will readily grasp this understanding.

Secondly, from the perspective of the Holy Spirit. Oil is associated with the Holy Spirit. Right from Old Testament times, in the first worship centre, the Tabernacle of Moses, oil was used to light the 7 lighted lampstand, or menorah (pictured), in the Holy Place, the realm of the Holy Spirit. For more detail, check out A REVELATION OF....... THE AMAZING TABERNACLE OF MOSES

The Holy Spirit is not only about spiritual gifts, but He also is our guide, teacher and friend in daily living.

John 14:15-17

While comprehended and lived by some individual believers through the ages, this principle is not understood or accepted by most of the church today. This revelation is for the 'kingdom church', not a congregation meeting in a building, but a living vibrant, amorphous group of disciples, fully sold out to becoming the light of Jesus in the world.

Ephesians 4:8-13

Burning the Holy Spirit oil, of obedience to the Father's will, in our lamps, creates the light of Jesus in our life.

The parable concludes with the warning not to let our 'life light' of Jesus go out, for no-one knows the hour and day of His return.

How is the oil supply in your lamp today?

So we can continue to say.....

THE TRUE FOLLOWERS OF JESUS ARE ONES WHO ARE OBEDIENT TO THE LEADING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THEIR LIVES.

(Continues next week)

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FROM THE WORD

THE WORDS OF JESUS

May we hear what the Lord is saying to us.

Jesus Begins to Preach in Capernaum (Matthew 4:12-17, Mark 1:14-15)
Giving the message of salvation after the arrest of John the Baptist.

“The time predicted has come,” “God’s kingdom is near. Repent and believe in the good news.”

Jesus Talks With a Samaritan Woman (John 4:1-26)
At Jacob’s well.

“Please could you give me a drink?”
“If you only recognized God’s gift, and who is asking you, ‘Please could you give me a drink?’ you would have asked him and he would have given you the water of life.”
“Everyone who drinks water from this well will become thirsty again. But those who drink the water I give won’t ever be thirsty again. The water I give becomes a bubbling spring of water inside them, bringing them eternal life.”

Upon requesting the water of life.

“Go and call your husband, and come back here,”
“You’re right in saying you don’t have a husband,” Jesus told her. You’ve had five husbands, and the one you’re living with now is not your husband. So what you say is true!”

About worshipping in Jerusalem.

“Believe me the time is coming when you won’t worship the Father either on this mountain or in Jerusalem. You really don’t know the God you’re worshiping, while we worship the God we know, for salvation comes from the Jews. But the time is coming—and in fact it’s here already—when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for these are the kind of worshipers the Father wants. 24God is Spirit, so worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth.”

Talking about the Messiah.

“I AM—the one who is speaking to you.”

The Disciples Question Jesus (John 4:27-42)
About whether he has had food to eat.

“I have food to eat that you know nothing about.”
“My food is to do the will of the One who sent me, and to complete his work. Don’t you have a saying, ‘four more months until harvest?’ Open your eyes and look around! The crops in the fields are ripe, ready for harvest. The reaper is being paid and harvesting a crop for eternal life so that both the sower and the reaper can celebrate. So the proverb ‘one sows, another reaps,’ is true. I sent you to reap what you didn’t work for. Others did the hard work and you have reaped the benefits of what they did.”

(Continued next week.)

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DAVID'S DOODLINGS

HOLINESS

1001. Holiness is not found in living to the letter of the Law, but reflected through the living law of our life.

1002. Holiness is an attitude reflected in behaviour.

1003. Holiness comes, as we let the hold on our lives, go.

1004. The 'Law of Holiness' needs to be written in our hearts and applied through our will.

1005. Holiness grows as we walk hand in hand with Jesus.

1006. Every day is to be a 'holy-day'

1007. Holiness is a way of life, not a doctrine.

1008. Holiness grows as my will goes.

1009. To walk on the path of holiness I need Jesus at my side.

1010. Holiness is tough, but hell, deadly!

1011. Life is a game, living holiness the aim.

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LAUGHING AT OURSELVES

***Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused***

*** Those who can't laugh at themselves leave the job to others. ***


142. ABRAHAM AND WINDOWS 95
Avraham (Abraham) wants to upgrade his PC to Windows 95. Yitzhak (Isaac) is incredulous.
"Pop," he says, "you can't run Windows 95 on your old, slow 386. Everyone knows that you need at least a 486 with a minimum of 16 megs of memory in order to multitask effectively with Windows 95."
But Abraham, the man of faith, gazed calmly at his son and replied, "God will provide the RAM, my son."

141. HARD?
Ever wondered what it was like for Jesus at Nazareth High?
Nazareth Secondary School Term Report

Student: J. CHRIST Form: III Term: 1

SUBJECT GRADE TEACHER'S COMMENT
RELIGION (D) To the question "Who made the world?" persisted in answering
'My dad'. Claims bible originated from the same source.
ENGLISH (D+) Tends to speak and write in archaic forms and uses outmoded
figures of speech.
HISTORY (A) Excellent pupil of ancient and Religious History.
GEOGRAPHY (C-) Assignment on 'Hot, dry lands' was excellent, but shows
little interest in the rest. In geology, keeps talking
about the Rock of Ages instead of the ages of Rock.
SOCIAL STUDIES (B+) Shows keen interest in social issues.
MATHEMATICS (F) Lacks basics. Keeps muttering about 'Three in one' and 'I and
the father are one'.
GENERAL SCIENCE (D) Lacks discipline - e.g., when asked to repeat the experiment
for making hydrogen, claimed he knew a better way.
GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
(D) Prefers to draw with a stick in the sand to pencil and paper.
CONSUMER EDUCATION (C+) Interesting ideas about alternative life style: Something about
living like sparrows and lilies of the fields...too impractical.
ART/CRAFT (B) Obviously has imagination and creativity, a good potter - likes
working with dirt and water.
MATERIAL STUDIES (A) Excellent in woodwork section. Obviously receives help and
stimulation at home.
MUSIC/DRAMA (B+) A keen member of the school choir. On occasions can be
frighteningly dramatic.
COMMUNITY (A) Keenly interested in all aspects of Living community.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (D-) A trouble maker - e.g. during the learn-to-swim campaign insisted
on trying to walk across the pool.
HEALTH CLASSES (A) Shows a remarkable aptitude for first aid and knowledge of the
body.

CLASS TEACHER'S COMMENT: This boy has a very unhealthy tendency to form gangs. He has organized twelve of his friends into a gang and is seen constantly in the company of the children of publicans and sinners. He needs to be more selective in his choice of friends. Also, he should learn to keep his hair at a tidy length and not wear sandals with the school uniform.

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FACTS FOR FUN

LAST WEEKS QUESTION: How did trivia (such as this), get its name?

ANSWER: It is a merging of the Latin words 'tri' (three) and 'via' (road). To educate the public, news and information was posted on boards at crossroads (where three roads met) and so the word 'trivialis' was applied to the snippets of un-related information. The word trivial is derived from this ‘Trivia' as a word on its own dates to about 1920. (Trivial by name, triffling by nature!)

THIS WEEK'S QUESTION: From where does the saying ‘Hobson's Choice’ originate?

Answer Next Week.

SOME FUN FACTS

594. MEMORIES, MEMORIES
According to research by taste and smell expert Dr. Alan Hirsch, the odour of baking bread, cookies, or cakes triggers the most childhood memories. (Smelt good – tasted even better!)

595. DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
Acid won't destroy a diamond. (But people destroy the earth to get at them!)

596. INHERITANCE LOST
The last descendant of the prolific musical Bach family died on Christmas Day, 1845. (Wonder whose music was played at the funeral?)

A WORD PUZZLE FOR YOU

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REACTOR

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10: What is the Sea of Chinnereth better known as?

a. Mediterranean Sea
b. Red Sea
c. Dead Sea
d. Sea of Galilee

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LIFE'S LITTLE REMINDERS

1. An apology is a good way to have the last word.

2. Pick your friends, but not to pieces.

3. Life is like a mirror; we get the best results when we smile at it.

4. Usually people are as happy as they make their minds up to be.

5. You cannot leave footprints in the sands of time while sitting down.

6. You will never offend a person by returning a smile.

7. Gentle words fall lightly, but have great weight.

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TILL DEATH DO US PART!

98. OUCH!
Nina came home rather late. "Oh, Sweetheart," she called out to her husband, "your car's on Main Street." What's it doing on Main Street?" He replied. "Why didn't you bring it home?"

"Couldn't" Nina said. "It's too dark out there to find all the parts."

99. LOGIC
After a particularly rough argument, the wife says to her husband, "I'll tell you what. I'll admit I'm right, if you'll admit you're wrong."

100. CUTE
In the manner of all new mothers, I spent a lot of time inspecting my firstborn, When he was almost a month old. I noticed a curious dimple on his bottom. With each diaper
change and bath I became more concerned. What if the boys in the locker room found it funny and teased him about it, or, even worse, what if some future spouse thought it to be
strange?

One evening I approached my husband, "Look at this," I cried, waving the small bottom about. "Do you think it will embarrass him when he grows up? Do you think it's strange?"

My husband listened patiently to my outburst, then said, "No, I don't think it is strange, dear. I've always thought that it was pretty cute on you!"

101. RELATIVES?
Years ago, George and Laura Bush had enjoyed lunch at the only cafe in Crawford, and were driving back to the ranch in silence. They had had a disagreement just before they got into the pickup truck, and were giving each other the silent treatment. As they passed a
small farm with pigs and a mule in the pasture next to the highway, George couldn't resist. Pointing to the livestock, he jokingly asked, "Relatives of yours?"

Laura, quick witted as ever, responded, "Yes ... in-laws."

102. SECRET FEAR
Over the cover of a women's magazine, a title caught my eye: "Men's Secret Fear About Their Working Wives." I decided to get a first hand account. "What's your innermost fear about my working?" I asked my husband.

"That you'll quit," he promptly replied.

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Israel Boycott Resembles Nazi's 'Judenfrei'

CBN News

LONDON -- The Nazis sought to rid Germany of any trace of the Jews. They called it "Judenfrei" or "Jew-free."

Some warn this same anti-Semitic spirit has returned today in a new form. It's a drive to erase any sign of Israel.

Across Europe, more and more campuses, cities and regions are trying to become "Israel-free zones," free of the taint of what Israel critics would call an "apartheid state."

Boycotting Israel

The Leicester City Council in England voted last year to boycott goods made in Israeli settlements in the West Bank (Judea and Samaria).

It's as if cities like Leicester want to cleanse themselves from Israeli impurity. And that reminds some of a very dark chapter in Europe's history: the Nazi drive to purify Germany of any trace of the Jews.

The city of Leicester declined our request for an on camera interview and issued this statement:

"Leicester City Council condemns anti-Semitism and all forms of racism and discrimination in the strongest possible terms. This is not a boycott of Israel by Leicester. The motion relates specifically to produce originating from illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank."

While Leicester city government doesn't think it is being anti-Semitic, Jeffrey Kaufman, the former head of Leicester's progressive Jewish congregation, disagrees.

"The fact that the city has chosen to pick on Israel exclusively, with the exclusion of anything else, in my view makes it anti-Semitism," he said.

Other cities across Europe have gone further than Leicester. Last summer during the Gaza conflict, the Irish town of Kinvara went completely Israel-free: no Israeli products in stores or restaurants.

It's part of a movement called BDS -- Boycott, Divestment and Sanction -- but only against one nation: Israel.

Beyond BDS

Israeli musicians and actors have their performances disrupted by BDS protestors. An Ahava cosmetics store in London was picketed until it finally closed down. Ahava is an Israeli company. But the BDS movement will boycott any company that has dealings with Israel, including large multinationals like Coca-Cola and Nestle.

The anti-Israel boycott movement says it's not anti-Semitic, but they don't boycott any other nations.

Israel is a democracy. There are plenty of cruel dictatorships around the world they could boycott, but they don't.

"No other country. Just Israel. You won't see this against any other country in the world that they don't agree with," Richard Millet, who tracks the BDS movement through his website, said.

"They won't be calling for a boycott of America, which they don't agree with, or the British government, which they don't agree with, before we get into China, Russia, Syria, or Saudi Arabia," he continued. "You name it. All the other countries, there is no boycott. So you answer why?"

The BDS movement is taking over college campuses in Europe and America. Ronnie Fraser, a college lecturer and founding director of the Academic Friends of Israel, warns that the next generation of leaders is being brainwashed that Israel is the worst nation on earth.

"Britain's students are being fed a diet of 'Israel is a racist state. Israel is a Zionist state. Israel equals the Nazis," he said.

Fraser sued his own union, the University and College Union, for institutional anti-Semitism, saying it attempted an academic boycott of Israel that crossed the line into anti-Semitism.

He accused the BDS movement of "the de-legitimization of Israeli, the destruction of Israel."

Ignoring the Double Standard

According to European Union guidelines, the Israel boycott movement is anti-Semitic.

The EU says anti-Semitism includes, "Denying the Jewish people their right to self-determination, e.g., by claiming that the existence of a State of Israel is a racist endeavor," and by "applying double standards [to Israel]."

A new poll shows Britons now have a more favorable view of Iran than of Israel.

Polling also shows that more than half of British Jews feel they do not have a future in the United Kingdom. One in four have thought about leaving.

Jonathan Sacerdoti with the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism, which conducted some of the polling, said it reveals that British Jews are beginning to feel unwelcome.

"In the past two years, 56 percent agreed they had seen more anti-Semitism in the past two years than ever before," he said.

“When you see a Jewish-owned shop, whether it be Israeli or not, it's still a Jewish-owned shop. When you see it targeted for boycotts and violence against the store itself, you can't not think that this is this exactly what happened in Nazi Germany; that they were boycotting Jewish-owned shops," Millet said.

In Germany, Nazi persecution of the Jews began with a boycott in April 1933. While some who are boycotting Israel may truly believe they’re only trying to help Palestinians, but to Jews, the goal of the Israel boycott is a destination similar to Nazi Germany’s.

"People want to see the total destruction of Israel. When people say, from the river to the sea, that's what it means," "Mandy Blumenthal with the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism explained.

There are undoubtedly those in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement who believe they are only trying to help Palestinians. But Jews see that the movement has a destination very similar to that of Nazi Germany.

The boycott movement wants the full right return of the Palestinians; "from the river to the sea," which means Israel would be erased. The Nazis would call it "Judenfrei" or "free of the Jews."

Source: Christian Broadcasting Network

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WAXING LYRICAL

Back to the family! Mine wasn’t – and isn’t – perfect. But perhaps it is a lot better
than it seems when we are young! The frequent Father/Son conundrum! (Written 11 years ago)

GOD IS GOOD!

My Dad was a highly successful man
A Knight of the Realm was he.
His hand would be raised, "Yes, I can"
While others preferred to flee.

Loved three short words, which got on my goat!
‘God is good’ he would always say.
For a job well done - even when sick on a boat!
These three little words came into play.

Most of his life was filled with success,
As Mayor of Napier the city grew strong.
Excelled in his dealings with the press,
‘God is good’, forever his theme song.

Now I found these words so very frustrating,
Why ‘God is good’? –’Twas Dad who was reliable!
Like a scratched record, the words were grating,
For my heart, back then, was not set on the Bible.

For I had seen my Dad succeed,
He worked hard, his job to fit,
A brain and work was all you need,
‘God is good’ - not a factor in it.

So I got stuck in, all work and toil,
Never looked up, ploughed the soil,
‘God is good’, was never right for me,
Success comes, growing your own tree!

But my little tree fell to the ground,
Not a very nice time to be around.
Dad’s ‘God is good’, now struck a chord,
I ended up, giving my heart to the Lord.

So did a happy story end there?
Don’t worry, it has only now just begun!
‘God is good’, as Dad did share,
But applying it, that would be the fun!

Accept it?
Not this bit!
All beliefs?
No reliefs!
God is good?
Things go wrong!
Not so strong!
Life’s snares?
Who cares!
God is good?
On the treadmill
Always uphill!
Never win,
Back to sin!
God is good!
So frustrating!
Ever waiting!
Does He hear?
Where’s His ear?
God is Good!

What is going on? I cried,
Wouldn’t care if I died!
For your words Dad, ‘God is good’,
In you, the test of time they stood!

For at a time near the end of his life,
Things went wrong, he got into strife.
Yet, ‘God is good’ stayed on his lip,
Why wasn’t it in line with my trip?

My Dad he died, things hadn’t come right,
But he didn’t give in, to the end he did fight,
In ‘God is good’ he continued to trust,
From earth to earth, from dust to dust.

Yesterday, we took Mum to visit his grave,
Four years to the day since he died.
Simple words there, his memory they save,
But ‘God is good’ is what he cried.

Over this time I have now learned,
God’s love is given it is not earned.
Dad’s ‘God is good’, I too can trust,
As my life to Jesus, I give to adjust.

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A DAVID MUSING

My wife Kathy, had a birthday this week. Not allowed to say how old, am I? LOL! (But she is now the same age as me! That doesn't help too much either, does it! Greater LOL!!!)

Before her party in the evening, our Singaporean friend (another Kathleen) who is staying with us gave her a face pack facial. (Sorry, can't show the picture - value my life!)

Of course, she came out more beautiful than ever..... and was the 'belle of the' party where she had a 'ball'!

This reminds me of the transformation our lives are to experience when we come to Jesus. The love of Jesus is to be reflected both in our countenance and our actions, as it is in those of my wife, who is a great example to me.

Sour, dour faced, judgmental, supposed Christians, give Christianity a bad name, and are the opposite of the principle of love and sacrifice mentored by Jesus.

Which category do you fit in to?

PS: picture is not my wife! Phew! (Note the kiwifruit in the eyes. A New Zealand icon.)

So until next week.....

MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOU BLESS GOD

His servant and yours

David Tait

Today's 'Word Puzzle' Answer: CREATOR

TODAY'S 'BIBLE QUESTION' d. Sea of Galilee (Numbers 34:11)

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