Two short video excerpts on ‘The Sinners Prayer is not Biblical,’ by Dr. Voddie Baucham (parts 1 & 2)

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Dr. Voddie Baucham shares a real bad experience he had at a particular conference. And yes he names the denomination.

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One must enter through the Narrow Gate (Jesus Christ) by Repentance and Faith. The Sinners Prayer is nowhere in the Bible. This prayer is not what a Christian should put their faith in. The object of ones faith must be Jesus Christ alone for Salvation!

For my article on this unbiblical sinners prayer, please click here.

Part 1 of 2

Part 2 of 2

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You’ve “become self-righteousness and holier than thou these days…”

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From Chaplain Bill, I’m just an ordinary sinner, saved and changed by an extraordinary Savior. What I’m about to share is not politically correct, but it is Biblically correct.

Yesterday I received a personal message from a Facebook friend that I’ve personally known for a while now. For the record I’m all for Biblical instruction, reproof, correction, rebuke, and discipline. Specifically either coming from the leadership at my local church (that I submit under). Or regarding IPOC matters, from my board of directors (or from both).

But occasionally the Lord puts other people in my life to give constructive criticism, correction, and/or advice. And I have many evangelist friends that have been useful in this area (as we hold each other accountable), and I am very thankful for them. But sadly ‘not so much’ the case with my aforementioned Facebook friend.

She seemed to have a need to wrongfully tell me that I have “become self-righteousness and holier than thou these days…” (I quoted her to the best of my recollection). She seemed to be offended that I often say yes to Christ, and no to sin.

Those words “self-righteous” and “holier than thou” are strong words, and serious accusations. But often times Satan, false converts, the non-saved, and/or the lukewarm will use those words against the brethren; as a distraction device, or as a smoke screen.

I have learned that when you get a Facebook message like this. First and foremost we should do a checkup from the neck up; and see if the accuser might be correct. And if so, we must repent. But in doing so, I have also learned to examine their own Facebook wall, which can be a truthful witness and testimony, as to the state of their own heart and walk.

After examining her posts, it seems that she ‘might’ have drifted away from the Lord. And when I did see posts that might appear ‘Christian related’, they were problematic.

Those many posts consisted of two different ‘Christian’ music artists, and their worship bands. Both of which interject false teachings, both are very worldly and sensual. The more popular band has unbiblically allowed homosexuals on one of their ‘churches’ worship teams. And collectively, they have affirmed homosexual marriage; as well as the false teaching known as Christlam.

A Christian must oppose all forms of sexually immorality, both gay and straight (emphasis added on straight). Especially those that ‘profess’ to be Christians (as I recently rebuked and counseled a fornicating heterosexual couple that were visiting our church).

Because the most loving thing we (the Christian) can do is warn them, not accept nor acquiesce to their sinfulness. A Christian is ‘in sin,’ and guilty of the same, if they accept, approve, acquiesce to; and/or congratulate them and their sins. To do the latter is an affront to a holy God. Furthermore, if my aforementioned Facebook friend, or any professed Christian, willingly and knowingly continues to sit under unbiblical teachings, or unbiblical ‘Christian’ music; that says a lot about their character.

In the context of Biblical love. Christians are not to have fellowship with any willful continued sinfulness or darkness, but rather we are to expose them (Ephesians 5:1-21). Nor are we to be friends with the non-saved world (James 4:4-5, 1 John 2:15-17). My non-saved friends are not in a state of friendship with me (so to speak). Though I love them dearly, they are a portion of my ministry outreach.

“Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor; not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer, contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality” (Romans 12:9-13).

A Biblical love will abhor sin and immorality, as I repented and came to abhor my own former heterosexual sins. The Lords church must refrain from this unbiblical love (sloppy agapé), and this unbiblical grace (greasy grace).

When I attempted to bring this to my Facebook friend’s attention, she became angrier. At that time I realized that I should not be engaging in this conversation with her, and that it would be more appropriate to further my communication with her husband. She then replied something to the effect “I have no husband, I’m now divorced!” But after she continued to tell me off, she blocked me.

What I just explained is a common occurrence in the anonymousness of today’s social media. But when we experience this with those that we personally know and love, it hurts, as we mourn.

Friends – when a person becomes saved, the supernatural process of sanctification will begin, and it will continue. Repentance will (must) also occur because of that salvation. Repentance is not the ‘cause’ of salvation, repentance is ‘because’ of salvation. And yes, their new lifestyle will be radically changed to a life of ‘holiness’ and ‘righteousness.’ But a Christians ‘righteousness’ and ‘holiness’ is not ours, it is His.

The following is just a few of dozens of other Scriptures that address those two words (righteous and holy).

John warned those that profess to be Christians in 1 John 3:4-9, “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. You know that He appeared in order to take away sins, and in Him there is no sin. No one who abides in Him keeps on sinning; no one who keeps on sinning has either seen Him or known Him. Little children, let no one deceive you. Whoever practices righteousness is righteous, as He is righteous. Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil. No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God’s seed abides in Him, and he cannot keep on sinning because he has been born of God.”

2 Corinthians 5:21 is known as ‘The Great Exchange.’ “He [God] made Him [Jesus Christ] who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.”

“I will greatly rejoice in the LORD; my soul shall exult in my God, for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation; he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself like a priest with a beautiful headdress, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels” (Isaiah 61:10).

A truly born-again Christian becomes holy, and strives for holiness; but only because HE (God) is Holy.

“Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance: But as He which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy” (1 Peter 1:13-16).

There are professing Christians that are either stagnate (lukewarm), or that are slipping backwards. If they become broken and contrite, there’s a good chance that they are His, and will soon repent. But if they are hostile to those that are desirous of His holiness, and His righteousness; then they were most likely not saved to begin with.

Since the Apostle Paul used strong words like “Do not be ‘ignorant’ brethren.” Then perhaps it would be appropriate for me to say “Don’t be an idiot.” Or “check your idiot lights” as the dashboard lighting displays above.

As Paul said, “Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you fail to meet the test!” (2 Corinthians 13:5).

Remember that Jesus warned the lukewarm that He will vomit, throw-up, or puke-out the lukewarm. Folks that’s is not a salvific demonstration.

“I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth” (Revelation 3:15-16).

Lastly, the only righteousness that I have is His, and the only holiness I have is His. Born-again Christians will experience and manifest the doctrines of regeneration and sanctification. They will become set apart and different from the non-saved world. They will become peculiar, strange, different, or aliens to the non-saved.

Below are two videos I made that address these issues. The first warns that many professed Christians will have another Jesus and another Gospel, that is not the Jesus (or Gospel) of the Bible. The second video explains what some of the ‘evidences of salvation’ are.

As always – Ye must be born again. Repent – be salt and light – be holy – be sanctified – fear God – pray without ceasing – keep His commandments – walk circumspectly – believe in and trust Jesus – obey the Gospel – share the Gospel – preach the Gospel – contend for the faith, – hate the things that God hates, and love the things that God loves – keep the faith, work-out your salvation, and endure to the end!

“Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ (2 Timothy 2:3).

To know more about salvation, please click here.

Video 1 (the unbiblical Jesus)

Video 2 (some evidence of salvation)

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A scathing video of ‘Does God ever hate?’’ (sermon excerpts by Paul Washer & Tim Conway – please read preface and watch video before passing judgment)

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Today it is very rare that you will hear a pastor Biblically teach the whole counsel of the Word of God (via ‘Christian’ FM radio). Therefore this majority of ‘pastors’ are not innocent of the blood of man (Acts 20:26-27). However I am very thankful that it is taught at my local church. Yesterday after our guest speaker (Angelo) preached, I gave him a hug thanking him for doing so.

Today a majority of pastors are committing what I’ve referred to as “Theological malpractice,’ [1] as they cut and paste Gods Word out of context.

But what about the many attributes of God?

Via an exegetical hermeneutical systematical study of the Scriptures, the ‘doctrines of the attributes of God’ are clearly seen. Yes the same Sovereign LORD that is infinite in love; is also infinite in mercy, wrath, grace, judgment, justice, etcetera etcetera.

Bear in mind, the following two preachers (via this video) only scratched the surface of how the Scriptures speak of Gods hatred; and what it is that He hates, who He hates, and how He hates.

Pastors Paul Washer and Tim Conway preach on a much neglected, despised, but absolutely necessary topic: the hatred of Almighty God. To embrace one aspect of God and reject another is to reject God completely…you either take Him as He is, and believe Him to be who He has declared Himself to be, or you will die in your sins (John 8:24). God is loving, but He is also full of justice, anger, and wrath; and His love can never be understood or appreciated without acknowledging that He is filled with indignation toward the unrighteousness of men. The statement, “God loves the sinner but hates the sin” is also exposed as a lie in direct opposition to the Scriptures which teach that God’s fierce hatred is directed not only toward sin but those who practice it as well (Psalm 5:5-6). (taken from video description field)

WARNING: If you’d rather go to church to hear funny jokes, fictional stories, or contemporary sermons; then do not watch this video. If you desire to grow in Christ, in addition to diligently studying the Word of God; then one of the preachers I recommend listening to is Paul Washer of HeartCry Missionary Society. – Chaplain Bill 🙂


IPOC Ministries ‘The Unbiblical Sinner’s Prayer’ http://www.theexpositor.tv/blog/the-sinners-prayer-biblical-or-unbiblical-by-bill-rhetts/ (Assessed on August 22nd, 2016)

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The heresy of worshiptainment, by Mike Livingstone

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This is a must read article for Christians.

I watch the lifestyles (or walk) of the many professing Christians that endorse and attend this type of churchianity. I then compare them to the minority of professed Christians that do not. The fruit that I am seeing from the later few, is a sweet aroma to our Lord. – Bill 🙂

For our ‘tag on music’, click here.
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Article here https://mikelivingstone.com/2014/12/17/the-heresy-of-worshiptainment/

 

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Video open-air preaching ‘You can run, but you can’t hide (preached from Amos chapter 9)’

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Preaching the glorious Gospel, to one crowd at a time.

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Video sharing THE GOSPEL with a man at an abortion mill

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The Gospel was shared with this man. If the Lord grants him repentance, and bequeaths salvation to him, he will spend an eternity in heaven. But if not, he will then be under the wrath of God for an eternity. He will be without excuse on judgment day, please pray for this man. I’d love to one day call him “brother.”

Music ‘You have earned your rest,’ by Lorne Balfe.

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Video outreach ‘Car problem? A Gospel Invasion of the Public Transportation System!’

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After putting my car in the shop, I decided to take the long way back home. Redeeming the time wisely, I evangelized the public via the transportation system. I rode inside many buses, from bus stop to bus bench, to bus depot; from city to city. I evangelized every passenger inside and outside.

The fellow that had “Fu@! You” tattooed on his face, remembered me just over two years ago when I shared the Gospel with him at a Walmart. He went back to prison for another two years, and just got out again. But the Lord gave us another Divine appointment. However I should have spent more time on the ‘Atonement’ of Christ. I also shared at gas stations, and made an attempt at a Mosque.

Since I have no cellphone, I walked to a police department to have the kind lady phone a taxi for me. More tracts were distributed inside the police station, and yes my Taxi driver was the last one to get tagged.

We’ll see what the Lord has planned for tomorrow. Prayers up, by the grace of God, for the glory of God!

Music ‘Preliator’ by Lisbeth Scott.

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Video on ‘The Prayer Meeting Has To Be First,’ by Leonard Ravenhill

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At the age of 83 the late Ravenhill said, “I want to be one of the ten most wanted men in hell!” A big AMEN to that.

And where is that “fire in the belly” in the men of today that he mentioned? It is rarely to be seen anymore.

I read Ranvehill’s biography. He would not agree with todays postmodern “altar calls.” Though Ravenhill had a ‘mourning bench’ for weeping, mourning, repenting, and prayer. But Biblical altars are a place be slain and slaughtered. That is what Christ the Lamb of God did for those that become saved. Not today’s unbiblical, non-salvific, ‘man-centered’ walk forward if you want to go to heaven nonsense.

When a person becomes saved (born-again), that will become evident via repentance and a changed life-style, a new way of life. – Chaplain Bill 🙂

As always – Ye must be born again. Repent – be salt and light – be holy – be sanctified – fear God – pray without ceasing – keep His commandments – walk circumspectly – believe in and trust Jesus – obey the Gospel – share the Gospel – preach the Gospel – contend for the faith, – hate the things that God hates, and love the things that God loves – keep the faith, work-out your salvation, and endure to the end!

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Short video ‘Christian Living in Light of Persecution,’ by Paul Washer

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Paul Washer gives very wise advice to a women, as well as to other Christians. And when “the west” does suffer, in faith, the church (Christ’s bride) will rejoice.

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16-minute video ‘Understanding the Presence of God in Revival,’ by Dr. Richard Owen Roberts

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Most of my mentors at large have proceeded me in death. But thanks to the internet, I can pretend that I am sitting in Dr. Richard Owen Roberts classroom. He is a gem, and this old-school Bible scholar still gets all fired up. – Bill 🙂

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Short video ‘Don’t beg from men, but persevere in prayer until God comes down,’ by Paul Washer

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As Washer said, “You can trust God. If God has called you to do something, why run to men? Why tell them? Why raise support from them? Why speak great things about yourself, so that they might give…”

But it’s not just the ‘TV evangelists’ that are begging for money. It’s nearly every pastor that I hear on ‘Christian’ radio. And perhaps a large proportion of churches across this Nation. Not only do they demand their unbiblical “tithes,” they’re even asking for more above those tithes, calling it “Tithes and offerings.” Not failing to mention some street evangelists that are doing the same.

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Video Converging on the Public Defenders office (a sermon jam)

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Even got the ‘last man standing.’ By the grace of God, for the glory of God.

That’s what Jesus did in the garden: He travailed for your life and for mine. Will you travail for some until the glory of God comes down on them? Weep for them so they won’t have to weep in hell. It’s not an easy way, but it’s a glorious way. – Leonard Ravenhill

Music ‘March to War,’ by Five Alarm Music

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