WHAT ‘DO NOT MUZZLE THE OX WHILE HE IS THRESHING’ MEANS

This law, written in Deuteronomy 25:4, had nothing to do with oxen. When an ox is threshing, he is doing beneficial work. Muzzling an ox would be used to punish and tame it, so you shouldn’t punish the ox for doing a good work. Likewise, you shouldn’t punish a servant of the Lord for doing His work. Like Paul said in 1st Corinthians 9:9, “Does God care about oxen?” He meant this law had nothing to do with actual oxen.

Another thing sort of written about oxen was when Jesus appeared to Paul on the road to Damascus, and said to him “It is hard for you to kick against the pricks.” Jesus said this to Paul accusing him of persecuting Him. A prick was a wooden spike that was fixed behind an ox, typically, to break up the ground for tilling. If the ox refused to move, then the prick could be angled upwards to jab at it to make it move. Sometimes, however, the ox would instead kick back at the prick causing more pain.

Jesus said this to Paul, which subtley told him that Jesus had been calling Paul, but instead of answering the call, he used that inner agitation to go after Christians with more fury. As one that was called, I can tell you that it is such an uncomfortable feeling. The call would make one feel restless, uncomfortable in one’s own skin, and a feeling of not being in the right place no matter where they are. Because we are human, we would not answer His call if we felt good.

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DID WE USED TO BE ANGELS?

I have heard of some who teach this, but the answer to the question of whether we were angels is ‘no’. In order to believe we were angels, one must also believe God put us into weaker human flesh to give us another chance through Jesus, His only begotten Son. The book of Enoch tears this doctrine down completely. What Genesis chapter six partially explains, the book of Enoch clearly demonstrates. Angels after the fall of Satan and his angels (and our creation also, because according to the ‘angel doctrine’, this is when we fell as angels), found human women to be attractive and married them. These angels included Azazel and Semjaza. After they did this, they were imprisoned inside the earth awaiting judgment. God has already judged them as guilty. As bad as what Azazel and those angels involved with his plot was, the angels involved with Satan’s plot was much worse. Azazel and his angels intermarried with human women while Satan and his angels tried to make him God. God didn’t give Azazel and his angels a second chance, so why would He give the angels who went along with Satan one?

THE TOM AND JERRY SYNDROME

First off, I want to give my condolences to the families of the police officers who were murdered in New York and Florida recently. I also want to make sure we keep in mind the Christians who are under siege, especially in the Middle East by satanic muslim groups like ISIS. It is a dangerous time for them, and soon for us all.

Countless times I have given warning of the inevitable time to come. There is no way out of it, despite the cockeyed optimism shown by those who only look at things through a political/economic prism. There is an undeniable feeling that we as a creation have crossed a line we cannot reverse the course of. These things to come must come to fruition because it is time.

What do you expect when God is thought of as hate while immorality is thought of as freedom and caring? Everything has been flipped upside down and good has been declared to be evil, and evil is celebrated in our culture. The country of Israel has found more antipathy than Hamas or Hezbollah. This is the greatest display of what I call the Tom and Jerry Syndrome. What if some believed that Jerry was the bully to Tom and carried things too far, and even rooted for Tom? It would escape their thoughts that Tom is trying to eat Jerry, and Jerry is protecting himself. Of course this is just a cartoon, but this delusion is on full display in real life. Israel is just trying to survive, and they are not only surrounded by their enemies, but have them within their borders. Yet, when Israel protects itself from terrorists, they are the ones condemned. Remember this line from those who hide their hatred for Israel to keep a veil over their plot- “Israel has a right to protect itself, BUT…” Remember this line also for future reference.

In the world we live in, the belief in marxism is elevated by pop culture as something geniuses only believe in, yet there are no success stories involving marxist governments because marxism was never intended to be successful or fair. After a century of examples, one must ask when will the populace finally realize this about marxism?

When did it become moral for far too many to think what belonged to a neighbor really belonged to them? When did selling hopelessness and dependence seem like it’s for helping those who buy into it? Who does the selling of hopelessness help, the buyer or the seller? Only the seller, yet the seller has the platform while the watchers are lambasted with hostility for speaking the truth about the seller. Speaking of Sharpton, the ignorance of right-wing politicians and pundits is incredible also. They accuse President Obama and NYC Mayor de Blasio of catering and receiving direction from Sharpton. Is it beyond their imagination that maybe it’s the other way around? Maybe Obama and de Blasio are having Sharpton do what they can’t do, because of their positions. This is what marxists in leadership positions have done throughout history until the totalitarian state has been secured. Obama and those like him can only be so subversive to where they can still look like good people in the eyes of the public. Sharpton can do what they can’t. They are using him to do the things they want done, but they can’t have any direct association of these works. But people who only look at things through a political prism cannot see that because they want to castigate their enemies in a political way. As I have said time and time again, Obama is playing a different game than conservatives are. Too many do not even know the game.

There are too many who look to evil as good who rule every circle and corner in the world today. As it is written, Satan is the power of this age. Those who will be proven completely wrong are geniuses in this world, while those who will be proven correct are thought of as idiots. Even with God writing love in the hearts of all, those Satan has rejects those things which would lead to a peace-loving and moral society. A society that would be as fair as humanly possible have a blueprint written by God through His servants the prophets, but we have rejected it. Would those prophets be accepted or rejected today? We shall see. One thing is for sure, the principalities who exist today will reject them, along with those who believe they are entitled to things the Lord has not given them. They do have Tom and Jerry Syndrome, and they will celebrate the deaths of two prophets God will bring back.

Lastly, I want to speak of our Lord Jesus Christ, being this is the day before Christmas. It severely agitates me when I see and hear people who say “I deserve this” or “I deserve that”. Our Lord, who was entitled to everything, took nothing, but gave everything. He was born in a manger, not a house. He could have taken on the role of King of Judea and King of Israel, and made the Romans turn tail and run, but instead lived under their oppression to become a living sacrifice. Read Isaiah 53 and tell me what you deserve. You don’t deserve a damn thing. If you did, you’d have it because He would have given it. You read the circumstances of His abuse and death, and He did it to serve us and our Father. When you see Him, which you inevitably will, despite your disbelief (or twisted belief), tell Him what you were entitled to. I dare you. May all praise our Lord Yeshua as we celebrate His conception/birth.