Sin is what separates you from God, and not BIRTH

sinThe sinful nature deriving from Gnosticism

Sin is what separates us from God and that is because of the choice on our part to break his law. Being conceived or born are certainly not offensive to God so such things could not possibly be a cause for separation from God. Children are not born in sin!

There is no ”sinful nature” in sight when reading the Bible. We are ”wonderfully made” according to the Bible, and created in God’s image. A sinful nature would provide us with an excellent excuse for our sin (”my sinful nature made me do it ...”) but in reality we have no excuse for breaking the commandment of God since we are made fully capable of being faithful to God.  

1 John 3::4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for SIN IS THE TRANSGRESSION OF THE LAW.  

Is. 59:2 But YOUR INIQUITIES have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

Micah 3:4 Then shall they cry unto the LORD, but he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved themselves ill in their doings.

Jas 4:17 Therefore to him that KNOWETH to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

Jas. 1:14 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of HIS OWN LUST, and enticed. 15 Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

The fall of Adam has certainly affected all of us since we cannot reach the tree of life due to him, but never due to having inherited his or anyone else’s sin. Adam was the first to sin (along with Eve) so it is a good description to say that sin entered into the world through him, but note that it is DEATH (not ”sin”) that passed upon all men, and note also the reason for this: FOR that all have sinned”. Not because Adam sinned and we inherited his transgression through the genes. 

Romans 5:12 Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned

Again, the Bible never claims that a conception or birth separate us from God. Coming into this world is hardly something we can plan ourselves and it is never considered offensive to God. Augustine made the sinful nature idea popular in church and Luther and Calvin continued to spread this gnostic idea. 

Jesus was tempted like all of us but without sin (he successfully stood against sin) and the Bible does not claim that he had an advantage over us in any way. If we were all born with a sinful nature (which makes us sin) and not Jesus, this would be a HUGE advantage. 

Who is righteous? Do not let anyone deceive you about this. 

1 John 3:7  Little children, let no man deceive you: he that DOETH righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

The great awakening – film som får oss att vakna

En träffande film om saker som sker i kulisserna och som eliten inte vill att du ska se

Film in English down below!

I tider som dessa när Google/Youtube/Twitter och andra internetplattformar censurerar värre än någonsin så går det fortfarande att hitta guldkorn som är förbjudna i MSM (Gammelmedia) trots att de kommer för nära en sanning som vi helst ska vara ovetande om. Filmen ”The great awakening” (uppdelad i flera småfilmer) finns att se på Bitchute men passa på att se den nu eftersom man aldrig kan veta hur hårt och brett censuren slår i framtiden.

Precis som vad gäller andra reportage och nyhetsskildringar så håller man kanske inte med om allting man ser, och förmodligen så delar man inte heller samtliga åsikter gällande samtliga personer som medverkar. Det gäller att äta fisken och spotta ut benen …

Den första filmen kan ses genom att klicka HÄR och påföljande filmer kan sedan väljas på samma Bitchutesida (Finding_the_truth).

Om länken försvinner är annars länkadressen:

https://www.bitchute.com/video/azTlTmg8i1mN/

Dela med vänner och bekanta.

Jesus Christ – lower or better than the angels? Hebr. 2:7

angelThou madest him A LITTLE LOWER THAN THE ANGELS (Hebr. 2:7)

Jesus was temporarily (and in one aspect) made a little lower than the angels when he by free will was made in the likeness of a human beings. Jesus made himself in the form of a servant for our sake!

Rom. 8:3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

Phil 2:5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: 8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: 10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; 11 And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Col. 2:9 For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

Jesus chose to lay down his own life by following a commandment given by his Father to do so. As a man living on earth Jesus was in contact with God the Father through prayers just like us, but unlike us Jesus has always shared the Godhead together with his Father. Jesus lived even before Abraham (John 8:58) but not in form of a human being. Jesus existed before the world even was, together with his Father. Moreover, God the Father is said to not share his glory with anyone, but gladly shares it with Jesus! The only way to solve this apparent contradiction is to accept that Jesus is God, which in fact is what his Father calls him in Hebr. 1:8 when he addresses the son with ”O God”.

John 10:15 As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.— 17 Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again.18 No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.

John 17:5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.— 24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

Is. 42:8 I am the Lord: that is my name: and my glory will I NOT give to another, neither my praise to graven images.

Even though Jesus temporarily was made lower than the angels here on earth, he became better and higher than the angels after his resurrection. He also got a taste of it here on earth when we can also read that angels were told to worship him. We are also made aware in the Bible that we serve and worship God alone (Matt. 4:10-11) which makes sense since God is one and the only Creator. The reason why Jesus was born on earth (despite having preexisted in another form) was ”for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man”. This means ALL can be saved if they truly repent for their sins and believe that Jesus Christ has come in flesh.

Matt. 4:10: Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

Hebr. 2:5 For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak.6 But one in a certain place testified, saying, What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or the son of man that thou visitest him?7 Thou madest him A LITTLE LOWER THAN THE ANGELS; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands:8 Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he left nothing that is not put under him. But now we see not yet all things put under him.But we see JESUS, who was made A LITTLE LOWER THAN THE ANGELS for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man.

1 John 4:2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:

pink bible and candleThe previous chapter claims that Jesus was so much better than the angels, so he had a higher standing:

Hebr. 1:4 Being made so much BETTER than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.5 For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?6 And again, when he bringeth in the firstbegotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.7 And of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire.8 But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.9 Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.10 And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands:11 They shall perish; but thou remainest; and they all shall wax old as doth a garment

Jesus is before all things – visible or invisible. Sure our Creator God fits in to one of those categories since he is at least ”something”? If Jesus has always existed with the Father in the godhead, he was indeed ”before all things” and the Father was not before him. In Isaiah we can read that no one helped the Lord in his creation. The persons in the godhead were and are intertwined.

Hebr. 2:10 For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.11 For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,

Col. 1:16 For BY HIM were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: ALL THINGS were created by him, and for him: 17 And he is BEFORE ALL THINGS, and by him all things consist. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things HE might have the preeminence.

Is. 44:24 Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I am the LORD that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens ALONE; that spreadeth abroad the earth BY MYSELF

Is 45:12 I have made the earth, and created man upon it: I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded.

Skada i form av knöl pga skor från Adidas

Hallux Valgus eller stortåknölar

Hallux Valgus innebär en snedställd stortå oftast pga en längre tids användande av trånga skor. Det är alltså en förvärvad skada men en viss ärftlighet kan också ligga till grund. Denna åkomma är väldigt mycket vanligare hos kvinnor än hos män. Smärta är vanligt förekommande och är därför också den vanligaste orsaken till fotoperation, men man kan ha en rejäl Hallux Valgus även helt utan smärta.

Operationen (osteotomi) går oftast ut på att mejsla ner knölen och räta upp stortån. Operationen tar ca 30-40 minuter och görs via lokalbedövning. Man skrivs ut samma dag.

Själv orsakade jag Hallux Valgus på båda fötterna samtidigt efter en kort konferens i Holland när jag jobbade på Luftfartsverket/Arlanda. Jag ville under resan passa på att använda ett par mycket nya och snygga skor som tyvärr inte fanns i min egen storlek då jag köpte dem. Självklart kände jag att skorna var trånga redan på morgonen inför resan, men jag tänkte att jag ju gått in skor förr och det fungerat bra. Jag vet inte exakt när jag ångrade mig men jag insåg definitivt att jag gjort ett felaktigt val efter en lång promenad i Amsterdam. Jag hade ju endast dessa par skor med mig så jag hade inget annat val än att fortsätta att använda skorna tills vi kom hem.

En tid efter hemresan blev det tydligt att jag orsakat stora knölar vid stortåfästena vilka fick stortåna att bukta inåt. Jag kände ingen smärta men däremot blev det ytterst svårt att hitta skor som jag kunde använda. Framför allt hade jag problem med löparskor som ofta har mesh just vid problemstället vilket resulterar i att det ganska omgående blir stora hål i skorna efter användning. Om det inte var mesh utan stadigare material så innebar det stora tryck för stortåna, så mitt problem förvärrades till den grad att operationer blev nödvändiga. Jag minns att en läkare nämnde att han aldrig sett något liknande när han betraktade mina enorma knölar  … Efter operationerna blev mina fötter normala igen och jag har inte haft några problem förrän nu i april när jag köpte ett par adidasskor …

adidas

Skorna i fråga heter FYW S-97 SHOES och jag valde ett par svarta skor i storlek 38 2/3. Även om 39 1/3 varit en bättre storlek så kändes dessa skor ändå precis lagom utan att det blev trångt för tårna. Däremot så kände jag något som skavde framför allt på på höger fot. Det orsakades av en svag utbuktning av tyget på insidan av skon. För att inte krångla med att skicka tillbaka skorna så bestämde jag mig till slut för att försöka med att använda ett plåster i början, och sedan kanske jag gått in skorna tillräckligt? Till viss del var det rätt tänkt för även utan plåster så hade jag gått in skorna redan efter ett par dagar, och sedan tänkte jag inte mer på några skav. Men efter några veckor så upptäckte jag en knöl på höger fot! Det handlar inte om någon tillfällig blåsa utan nu har jag en permanent utväxt (knöl) på högerfoten! Detta kanske inte är en typisk Hallux Valgus eftersom stortån inte är sned, men själva knölen/utväxten är identisk med de knölar jag haft tidigare och som orsakade sneda stortår. Tillvägagångssättet (dåliga skor) är också detsamma.

Jag vill bara nämna detta som en varning: att inte använda skor med minsta skav på fel ställe eftersom permanenta knölar kan uppstå. Hade jag vetat att man kan få permanenta utväxter även pga skoskav långt från stortåna så hade jag såklart aldrig ens använt skorna. Jag tänkte på sin höjd att jag skulle få en tillfällig blåsa och en sådan brukar man dessutom känna av innan de utvecklas som blåsor. Jag blev verkligen överraskad.

Jag trodde Adias skulle vara lite intresserade av att få igen skorna samt studera dem i det fall de har liknande skor till försäljning som behöver komma bort från deras lager. Tänk om fler råkar ut för samma sak? Adidas visade inget intresse för det. Jag trodde också de var lite intresserade av att försöka få mig som en nöjd kund, kanske genom ekonomisk ersättning och/eller kläder/skor från deras hemsida, men icke.

I huvudet på en mördare som försöker rättfärdiga sitt brott?

En mördare som kommit på bättre tankar?

Brian Winchester och Denise Williams från Florida hade en flera år lång och hemlig kärleksaffär trots att de båda var gifta på var sitt håll. De beslöt sig för att mörda Denises framgångsrika make, och Brians bästa vän, efter att de sett till att Mike Williams köpt på sig betydliga livförsäkringar (varav en som Brian sålde till honom) som skulle inbringa änkan ca 20 miljoner kronor. Ett mord skulle dessutom låta Denise få ensam vårdnad av den 18 månader gamla dottern. Framför allt ville paret leva tillsammans, men inte via skilsmässor – i alla fall inte Denise. 

Enligt Brian så planerade de att låta döda Mike Williams genom att knuffa honom från en båt under en andjakt då han var inklädd sina tunga vadarbyxor. De intalade sig själva att ett sådant tillvägagångssätt skulle ge Mike en viss chans att överleva och de lät sedan Gud bestämma utgången genom att låta Mike leva eller dö. Oavsett utgången skulle det alltså vara Guds vilja vad som än skedde! Vad ingen av dem visste var att Mike faktiskt övat sig duktigt på att spänna av sig vadarbyxor i djupt vatten för att kunna överleva båtolyckor. Efter att Brian knuffat sin vän överbord ser han till sin fasa att Mike överlever dramat och bestämmer sig till slut för att skjuta sin vän på nära håll i huvudet. Var detta också planerat av Gud trots att ett skott i pannan leder till en närmare hundraprocentig säker död?

Allt detta låter som en kalvinistisk tankegång där allting sker enligt Guds vilja, vilket logiskt sett alltså borde inkludera även otrohet, lögner och mord. (Fast inga kalvinister kan vara trogna sin egen lära.)

Dagen innan mordet hade Mike Williams deltagit i en spelning med Frälsningsarmén i ett köpcentrum, och detta faktum besvärar helt uppenbart Brian när han berättar om detta under rättegången. Brian berättar också att efter mordet så intalade sig paret att Gud förlåtit dem, och det lät även som Gud redan under planeringsstadiet förlåtit dem för framtida synder. Trots detta är det uppenbart att hans liv inte alls var lyckligt efter mordet, men efter några år så gifter sig Brian och Denise med varandra då det känns säkert. När han flera år senare avslöjade platsen för den döda kroppen så kände han det som en befrielse. Hur kunde han tro att livet skulle vara lyckligt med ett mord på sitt samvete? Hur kunde han ens tidigare leva med sitt samvete genom flera års otrohet och lögn?

Paret lyckades hålla sig undan rättvisan ganska länge, men 18 år efter mordet så får Denise sedan livstid fängelse (då Brian redan sitter av ett tjugoårigt fängelsestraff för ett brott sammankopplat till detta). Om det inte vore för Mike Williams mamma så hade fallet avskrivits som en olycka men hon drev envist linjen att fallet borde brottsundersökas då Mikes kropp aldrig hittats. Denise hotade då svärmodern med att aldrig någonsin få träffa sitt barnbarn igen såvida hon inte lät fallet bero. Svärmodern vägrade och lyckades efter 3,5 år få fallet att undersökas som ett brottsfall. På barnbarnets 19-årsdag så häktades den 47-åriga mamman, och det verkar som barnbarnet fortfarande inte har kontakt med sin farmor. Däremot är dottern väldigt rik eftersom hon fått ärva hela förmögenheten, inkl. livförsäkringarna, men utan sina föräldrar och inte heller med några syskon. 

Börja gärna att se hela historien på Dplay, under serien ”Disappeared”, Säsong 4 och avsnitt ”Mystery on lake Seminole”. Se sedan nedan avsnitt från rättegången då det Brians resonemang framkommer. Det finns fler filmer att tillgå från rättegången på youtube.

About Trump’s claim that Sweden was wrong for not having a Corona lock-down

sweden-3Sweden compared to neighboring countries

Below are some reasons why I personally believe Sweden has had a much higher number of deaths (at least for a couple of weeks in April) compared to the other neighboring countries.

 

  1. Sweden has the most amount of inhabitants of the Scandinavian countries, 10 million and rising (about 2 million immigrants).
  2. Sweden has accepted approx. three times more asylum seekers than the other Scandinavian countries together. What does this have to do with anything you might ask. Lots! A friend of mine works an assistant nurse at Karolinska Sjukhuset – the largest hospital in Stockholm. She told me a couple of weeks ago that 100% of the patients she worked with on her ward for Corona patients with intensive care, 129 patients, were all immigrants! Not even one ethnic Swede. Countries which stand out are Somalia, Iraq and Syria and she expressed how difficult it was to communicate with some of them who did not speak either Swedish or English. This naturally does not mean that all Corona patients in Swedish hospitals are immigrants, but it could give us an idea in which groups we can find the most deaths. (According to Karolinska Sjukhuset, 80% of the patients survive at the unit for Corona intensive care.) My friend is an immigrant herself so this has nothing to do with racism.
  3. Mainstream media has admitted that certain countries do stick out in the statistics, like Somalia. The life expectancy rate in Sweden is 84,7 years for women and 81,3 years for men. Compare this with for instance Somalia (2016, Wikipedia): Women 56,6, Men 53,5.
  4. We can also find lots of deaths among the elderly who live in retirement homes. Sweden has lots of elderly people, and due to Sweden’s poor economy the homes are often very crowded. Sweden has a shortage of retirement homes which means that there are tough conditions to be entitled a place. If you do not meet the conditions, there is no point standing on a waiting list with the hope to get a place. To make the matters worse, we sometimes hear about cases where retirement homes are shut down with the excuse that they need severe maintenance work. After the retirement facilities have been reconstructed, immigrants are moving in. The cost for retirement homes always falls on the local communities, but hosting immigrants will bring the communities a nice income from the state for a couple of years. Horrible news have surfaced lately that the elderly in retirement homes do not get oxygen treatments if needed, and oxygen machines are only found in the hospitals. But the hospitals are full, and maybe therefore sick people at a younger age must be prioritized … ? The staff is told to give the elderly with breathing problems other types of care, like the use of morphine, but not oxygen treatments likely because it is not available as an option. The elderly will basically only get palliative care when they have reached a certain stage.
  5. Due to a constant bad economy, few care givers must provide help to lots of elderly people at a retirement home. One common complaint from the elderly is that the care givers are lacking in the Swedish language which makes communication difficult. This applies for areas with a lot of immigrants and those areas are quite common. Again, immigrants from certain countries seem to be more at risk to catch the Corona virus than others, and the elderly belong to another risk group. We know that certain factors increase the risk, such as other known illnesses, asthma, diabetes, hyper-tension (high blood pressure), over weight, smoking, etc. It looks like the lack of vitamin D and C also plays a part. Interestingly, my immigrant friend above actually told me that both she and her husband have been diagnosed with a lack of vitamin D.

Please note that Swedish hospitals were in DEEP TROUBLE long before Corona! At times patients had to sleep in rows in the corridors due to the hospitals being so over-crowded. The problem is not the lack of physical beds but due to a permanent shortage of nurses, doctors and other hospital workers. The situation has been unbearable for many years, but it has still grown increasingly worse. It is not uncommon that  nurses are offered extra money if they skip their summer vacation and work instead. If you need to go to the Emergency department, at least in certain cities, you have to expect to wait for many hours before a doctor will finally assist you. Obviously not if you are close to death, but certainly if you (or your kid) have a broken arm or similar. It can be a true night mare, and the poor doctors are often working over time in order to see as many patients as possible.

Was it really a choice to avoid lock-downs, or is the case that Sweden had no other option due to lack of police (or military) who can help out enforcing the lock-down laws? Sweden is not like the US where you can call a cop just because you have a nasty quarrel with your neighbor. The police will come if there is a murder, but other than that you can never be sure they will come. We have a huge amount of rape cases in Sweden (and gang rapes) and the police have a hard time to keep up since they cannot even keep up with all the frequent shootings, thefts, car fires and school fires in or outside of the many no go zones. 

Even if Sweden has not had any lock-downs, you can still see empty restaurants and public places because people are too scared or not in the mood to visit them. There will be loads of bankruptcies soon, and naturally the unemployment numbers are rising. 

Seems like it does not matter whether a country has a lock-down or not, and if that is the case, why do we even have lock-downs? How will crashed economies help anyone but the globalists?

Interesting fact: Compared to the previous years’ first six months, 2015-2019, Sweden actually does not have a higher death rate this year, 2020. I have no idea how the situation is compared to the other countries.

Jesus came to save that which was LOST – Luke 19:10

Jesus 3For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost – Luke 19:10

Who are the lost? That would be everyone. Still, even though Jesus died for the world and came to save the world (that which is lost), it does not mean that he promises to save everyone unconditionally. Jesus did his part by dying for the world (making everyone savable, and making the animal sacrifice system obsolete) but we must do our part if we want to use the key he has provided us to his Kingdom. We must believe, repent and endure to the end. Without Jesus Christ our Messiah, we would not be saved no matter what we did because he is the rock and our corner-stone. 

The atonement is likened to a shepherd and his sheep. It is quite possible that a shepherd might lose a sheep, and if that is the case he will naturally go out and look for it. It is not always the case that he will find it (dead or alive), but IF he does, there is much rejoice. A LOST sheep has been FOUND again! A sheep can obviously go from being alive, to being lost to being found again, and that is also the same route that the prodigal son took.

Matt. 18:11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.12 How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray?13 And IF so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray.

Luke 15:18 I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, —  24 For this my son was DEAD, and is ALIVE AGAIN; he WAS LOST, and is FOUND. And they began to be merry. — 32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

This is the reason why there is much joy in heaven over each sinner that repents, because this means that someone has gone from death to life! God does not want anyone to perish.

Luke 15:10 Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

2 Pet. 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

Ez. 18:32 For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord God: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.

Jesus came to save the world rather than judging the world (John 12:47) but in a way people will judge themselves unworthy if they reject their Savior. God does not take pleasure in the death of the wicked.

John speaks below about the mission of Jesus. He was not just the light of certain chosen ”elect”, but ”the light of men”. John the Baptist started to witness of the Light (Jesus) that ALL MEN through him might believe (not ”all sorts of men”). Jesus ”lighteth every man that cometh into the world”. It could not be more clear. EVERYONE can be saved through our Messiah, Jesus Christ. So why are not all saved? We read why when we read further about the condition:as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name”. Here we have it. Those who receive him and believe in him (and if we love him, we obey him ….) will become the sons of God. This means that those who do not take this path will not be saved. We can even read that Jesus came to ”his own”, but that his own did not receive him. This is likely a reference to the Jews. 

John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.2 The same was in the beginning with God.3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.7 The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.8 He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.9 That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.10 He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.11 He came unto his own, and his own received him not.12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name

Who are heavy laden? Only certain chosen elect? Not at all. All who are heavy laden can come to Jesus, and their background does not matter because true repentance takes care of their sinful history. Jesus does not say that he will take the responsibility to place his easy yoke on people by force, but he urges people to ”take my yoke upon you, and learn of me” . This is our responsibility:

Matt. 11:28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Believers are the salt of the earth, but against God’s will salt can lose its savor. If this happens, when we have lost all interest in learning from Jesus, then we are good for nothing and are cast out. Naturally therefore Jesus urges us to not lose the salt but to endure to the end. Again, God does not want anyone to perish!

Matt 5:13 Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

Matt. 10:22 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.

We are created to seek the Lord, even though he is not far away from any of us.

Acts 17:26 And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;27 That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us:— 30 And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:31 Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.

Jer. 29:13 And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

Sometimes in the Bible, we can read about ”the lost” when it comes to Israel and/or the Jews (or the house of Israel) as in Matt. 10:6, and Matt. 15:24 but this is another, but similar context of being lost. Similarly the Jews could/can be considered lost when they reject Jesus Christ as the Messiah. Israel has a major part of the Old Testament, and Jesus was born as a Jew to live in the world among Jews.

You can read this article about Jesus dying for the world.

 

Corona, WHO’s Dr Tedros Adhanom, Bill Gates, the UN, Event 201, etc

bloodInteresting films about the Corona outbreak

It is wise to compare Corona with the flu in order to see if one is more dangerous than the other, and if it is worth it to shut down the economies in the world and cause a huge crisis when it comes to one virus and not the other. A flu is always dangerous for someone with a weak immune system – not just this year but every year. Read here about the Corona and the Bill Gates connection.

Read here about the Event 201 exercise from October 2019: ”Event 201 was a 3.5-hour pandemic tabletop exercise that simulated a series of dramatic, scenario-based facilitated discussions, confronting difficult, true-to-life dilemmas associated with response to a hypothetical, but scientifically plausible, pandemic. 15 global business, government, and public health leaders were players in the simulation exercise that highlighted unresolved real-world policy and economic issues that could be solved with sufficient political will, financial investment, and attention now and in the future.”

An article in The Telegraph concerning a leading German virologist who says there is no proof the Corona virus can spread while shopping or touching objects here.

Example:

”Prof Hendrik Streeck, leading the response in one of Germany’s worst-hit regions, said Covid-19 might not be spread as easily as people believe. — In his research, Prof Streeck said the home of an infected family his team visited ”did not have any live virus on any surface” including on phones, door knobs or even the pet cat’s fur. He told German TV ”there are no proven infections while shopping or at the hairdresser” and that Germany’s ”patient zero” only infected her colleagues and not other guests or diners at the hotel where she was staying.”

Below is an interesting film about the background of Dr. Tedros Adhanom and the WHO, in relation to how corruption can aid a preferred politically correct person to the highest power.

Below is a film with Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg, a pulmonologist who compares Corona with the flu.

Below is Dr Sherri Tenpenny who exposes Corona lies.

Below is a film with David Icke concerning 12 Virus:Health Experts Condemn Extreme Covid19 Response. (Note that I personally do not agree with all his views, but just the fact that his films are prone to be removed from social media is interesting in itself. )

Below ”An outstanding exhaustive compilation of documented information and expert testimonies regarding the dangers of vaccines and the agendas being pushed by those who propagate the lies.”

Below Dr. John Ioannidis ”discusses the results of three preliminary studies, (including his latest, which shows a drastically reduced infection fatality rate); the worrisome effects of the lockdown; the Swedish approach; the Italian data; the ups and downs of testing; the feasibility of ”contact tracing”, and much more.”

Alla har syndat? Rom. 8:23-24 – Dagens vers nr 1

ljus5Alla har syndat men alla måste inte fortsätta att synda

Rom. 8:23 Alla har syndat och saknar härligheten från Gud, 24 och de står som rättfärdiga utan att ha förtjänat det, av hans nåd, därför att Kristus Jesus har friköpt dem.

Paulus skriver ett brev till den kristna församlingen i Rom där han säger i en viss kontext att ”alla har syndat”. Ordet ”alla” innebär inte nödvändigtvis ALLA såsom alla människor, alla änglar, alla djur, alla blommor, etc, utan det kan handla om en ren principiell iakttagelse att alla människor – män och kvinnor – som kan synda också har syndat. Åtminstone en gång men oftast flera gånger. Han hävdar däremot inte att alla måste fortsätta att synda, och han säger heller inte att synd inte längre är något allvarligt eftersom vi är frälsta av nåd. Tvärtom säger han exempelvis om sig själv att att han alltid (åtminstone efter sin omvändelse) levt heligt, rättfärdigt och ostraffligt. Paulus menar att han (och hans kristna medbröder Silvanus och Timotheus) levt ”med ETT FULLKOMLIGT RENT SAMVETE ÄNDA TILL I DAG”. 

1 Thess 2:10. Ni är vittnen, och även Gud, hur HELIGT, hur RÄTTFÄRDIGT och OSTRAFFLIGT vi uppträdde bland er som tror. 

Apg 23:1 Paulus såg på Stora rådet och sade: ”Bröder, jag har levt inför Gud med ETT FULLKOMLIGT RENT SAMVETE ÄNDA TILL I DAG”. 

2 Tim. 1:Jag tackar alltid min Gud, som jag liksom mina förfäder tjänar med RENT SAMVETE. Ständigt, natt och dag, tänker jag på dig i mina böner.

1 Tim. 1:12 Och jag tackar vår Herre Kristus Jesus, som har gett mig kraft, att han ansåg mig värd förtroende och tog mig i sin tjänst, 13. mig, SOM TIDIGARE var en hädare och en förföljare och en våldsverkare. MEN jag fick barmhärtighet, eftersom jag hade gjort det ovetande i otro.  

1 Kor 9:27. Utan jag tuktar min kropp och kuvar den, FÖR ATT JAG INTE SKALL PREDIKA FÖR ANDRA OCH SJÄLV INTE HÅLLA PROVET.

Det är inte bara Paulus som haft denna förmåga att vara Jesus trogen utan han predikar i sina brev att vi alla bör vandra rättfärdigt (se nedan), vilket vi kan kombinera med vetskapen att det enligt Bibeln inte är svårt att leva som Gud vill. ”Detta är kärleken till Gud: att vi håller hans bud. Och hans bud är inte tunga” 1 Joh. 5:3. Men då krävs det att vi inte krånglar till det genom att lägga till egna bud och lagar som är omöjliga att hålla, samt inte heller övertygar oss själva att det inte spelar någon roll hur vi lever eftersom Gud älskar oss som vi är. Guds bud är logiska och är byggda på kärleksgrund. I princip handlar det om att behandla andra som vi själva vill bli behandlade, vilket är något vi kan lyda.

Paulus predikar att syndens lön är döden, precis som Gud predikade för Adam och Eva i Edens lustgård. Jesu död har inte ändrat på detta faktum, men däremot finns förlåtelse tillgänglig genom korsets kraft (snarare än djuroffer) för den som omvänder sig. Gud vill att alla ska bli frälsta och i hans rike finns många rum!

Paulus tankar om hur vi ska leva:

Rom 6:12 Synden skall därför inte härska i er dödliga kropp, så att ni lyder dess begär13 Ställ inte era lemmar i syndens tjänst, som vapen åt orättfärdigheten, utan ställ er själva i Guds tjänst. Ni som var döda men nu lever, ställ era lemmar i Guds tjänst som vapen åt rättfärdigheten. 14 Synden skall inte vara herre över er, ty ni står inte under lagen utan under nåden. 15 Hur är det alltså? Skall vi synda, eftersom vi inte står under lagen utan under nåden? Naturligtvis inte! 16 Vet ni inte att om ni gör er till slavar under någon och lyder honom, då är ni hans slavar och det är honom ni lyder, antingen under synden, vilket leder till död, eller under lydnaden, vilket leder till rättfärdighet? 17 Men Gud vare tack! Ni var syndens slavar men har nu av hjärtat blivit lydiga mot den lära som ni blivit överlämnade åt. 18 Nu är ni slavar under rättfärdigheten, sedan ni har befriats från synden.19 – För er mänskliga svaghets skull använder jag en så enkel bild. – Ty liksom ni förr ställde era lemmar i orenhetens och laglöshetens slavtjänst, till ett laglöst liv, så skall ni nu ställa era lemmar i rättfärdighetens slavtjänst, till helgelse. — 21 Men vad skördade ni då för frukt? Jo, det som ni nu skäms för. Slutet på sådant är döden. — 23 Ty syndens lön är döden, men Guds gåva är evigt liv i Kristus Jesus, vår Herre.

Om vi lever efter Anden och inte efter köttet så är vi i Kristus Jesus. Då finns ingen fördömelse!

Rom. 8:Så finns nu ingen fördömelse för dem som är i Kristus Jesus. —Så skulle lagens krav uppfyllas i oss som inte lever efter köttet utan efter Anden.

Det som Paulus predikat ända sedan sitt första möte med Jesus är att människor skall ångra sig, omvända sig, och göra sådana gärningar som hör till omvändelsen. Paulus predikade alltså ingalunda ”tro allena”, utan höll med Jakob om att vi är rättfärdiga genom gärningar och inte bara genom tro (Jak. 2:24).

Apg. 26:19 Därför, konung Agrippa, blev jag inte olydig mot den himmelska synen20 utan jag har predikat först i Damaskus och i Jerusalem och hela Judeen och sedan ute bland hedningarna, att de skall ångra sig och omvända sig till Gud och göra sådana gärningar som hör till omvändelsen. 

Men står det inte i Rom. 8:24 att vi är frälsta genom nåd och att vi är rättfärdiga utan att ha förtjänat det? Ja, vi är onekligen frälsta genom nåd och inte för att vi alltid valt att leva syndfritt – för det har vi inte. Om vi syndat en enda gång så har vi brutit mot Guds bud och förtjänar ingen frälsning, men vi kan alltså bli förlåtna och frälsta tack vare Guds sympatiska inställning och stora kärlek. Jesus är världens ljus, och han kom in i världen som en människa för att dö för oss och ge oss liv (Joh. 1). Större kärlek än så finns inte. Vår Skapare har makt och auktoritet att förlåta synder men han gör det inte ovillkorligt. Vidare betyder Guds nåd (som erbjuds alla människor) att vi kan leva rättfärdigt utan synd här och nu (Titus 2:11-12).

Vi bör inte hamna i diket som säger att i princip allt är synd, vilket kan få oss att ge upp i våra försök då vi lägger till krav på oss själva som Gud inte ställer på oss. Men vi syndar inte om vi är arga (med skäl), duschar för länge, anser att någon är fruktansvärt obehaglig att umgås med och inte heller om vi inte tänker på Gud varje minut. Det andra diket är att nästan ingenting är synd eftersom vi själva kan bestämma vad som är acceptabelt i Bibeln efter eget tycke och smak.

Läs mer här om Rom. 7 och om hur Paulus levde upp till sin predikan om att leva rättfärdigt.

Short hair for girls in the 1960’s due to TWIGGY

1968 Bröllop 01

1968 during a wedding

My first memory – a sincere desire to have long hair! 

I have a couple of vague memories from the time when I was very little, maybe from the time I was only a baby (but hard to verify). Apart from those baby memories, I suspect that my first memories derive from the time when I was about four years old – as in the picture here to the left (where I was not recently cut but actually had a little length to my hair).

One of my very first memories/feelings concerned my sincere wish to have long hair instead of the short hair that I was forced to have. The British model Twiggy was popular at the time, and also her hair cut which was unfortunate for me.

The picture is from a wedding and I remember that there was another girl just like myself on that wedding. She was about the same age, and she was also blonde with blue eyes. The difference was that she did not have short hair like I did, but she had longer and a little curly hair. If I would be allowed to have longer hair, that is what my hair would have looked like. Still, at this time I did not care about hair color or even hair type. I just wanted longer hair!

Did I long for long hair just because other girls had long hair? No, I was not the only girl with short hair during this time in the end of the 1960’s, but then again there were also girls with long hair and I wanted to be like them. I believe that I naturally longed for long hair and that it would be my true wish even if every single girl around me had short hair.

Having hair long enough to be able to braid it or put it up in a pony tail would be too good to be true for me, and therefore I did not even consider it as a possibility. I felt that  it was totally out of question so I only dared to dream about something within my reach; as in at least not having short hair. In shops I would sometimes see pretty things to wear in the hair but I knew that I could not even wear the smallest types of barrettes in my very short hair. I envied girls who wore various hair ribbons or barrettes.

After some time (after a visit at the hair dresser) my hair started to grow out a little and I remember how I liked to sit in the bath tub (we kids took a bath every Sunday …) with my hair dipped into the water so that I could feel it spread out, even if it was still very short. My hair grew each day but when I started to feel successively more content it was time for a visit at the hair dresser again together with my brothers, and I felt so depressed and sad after each visit. My brothers and I actually had a similar hair cut. I remember that I sometimes placed a cardigan on top of my head as a veil and pretended that it was my own really long hair that I felt on my back.

I just felt so unnatural and ugly. It did not help that my brothers and/or their friends occasionally teased me about being a boy. In order to compensate for my short hair I liked to wear skirts and dresses to feel more feminine, but I sadly did not have that many. I do not even remember owning or wearing a dress during those times, apart from the dress in the picture above. I do remember wearing a skirt occasionally, and I just hated wearing trousers which I had to wear from time to time. I complained to my mother that people would think I am boy with my short hair and trousers, but she did not believe me. However, it turned out that I was right about my fears.

twiggyI remember once when I went out shopping with my mother when she ran into an acquaintance who later in the conversation asked with reference to me: ”What’s his name?”. I was really hurt that she thought I was a boy but how could someone blame her? I had short hair and I wore pants, so why would she not assume that I was a boy? For some reason my mother seemed to think that this woman should have known better. 

Another time I sat with my brothers on the stairs in front of  our little village shop, and a girl (maybe someone who knew one of my brothers) asked me if I was a boy or a girl. I replied ”a girl”, whereupon she requested that I should sing to prove it (!). Just as though singing a tune would be able to prove my gender. I was hurt (and I did not sing for her). This girl apparently was allowed to have long hair, so why was I doomed to have short hair?

When I started school there were at least a couple of other girls who had short hair like myself, but not all girls had short hair. There was particularly one girl with very long hair and we told her how beautiful we thought her hair was. I do not think she cut he hair for the whole duration of our school years together …

There is a lovely picture of my mother at around the age of three, and she looks just like Shirley Temple with long curly hair partly tied up with a large bow, and she was wearing a lovely dress. I believe she was even holding a doll to top it off. How I wanted to look just like that! Maybe she grew up being tired of all the hair brushing, the hair ribbons, the dresses and the white socks that she had to wear. Maybe she wanted her own daughter to look more modern/casual and took the chance when the Twiggy movement came along.

I do not believe it is unnatural for girls to long for long hair. It is true that it is sometimes harder to maintain long hair when growing old when the hair becomes more fragile and gray, but that is another story.

1 Cor. 11:14 Doth not even NATURE ITSELF teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?15 But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

Today our neighbors have one little boy and one little girl and both children have really long hair and look like girls. As far as I know, and from what I have heard myself, they are both called ”boys” by their parents (unless they perhaps take turns and sometimes call them ”girls”). It is more common today to be ”gender neutral” towards children, but I do not believe this is beneficial for the children.

I believe it was the British super model Twiggy who influenced my mother and other mothers during this time to cut their hair short, as well as their daughters’ hairs. Twiggy apparently started a new phenomenon, but at least she had bangs which I did not have. In our family we even named our dog Twiggy. Later in life I had a daughter myself and I would not dream about cutting her hair short.

1993 Ungern 1

In Hungary on vacation

1968 Målke

When one of my brothers fell in to a bucket of paint