Saturday, April 30, 2016

"Who really can be saved?"

Questions I received:

Pearl,
 I have been in touch with a brother who told me about the demonstrations you and others did at the summer conventions and I am ready to do it as well, here in my home town.  There would be three of us.
I don't really know how to go about it so i would appreciate feedback from you about what needs to be done etc...  I will do anything to help people wake up and search out those who are the faithful anointed. 
 I also need to ask you some things. 
There are some on the net who have left the beast and claim to be anointed. Are those considered to have been killed, and are they the faithful anointed ones as well? 
 Will those who are truly anointed be directed to your blog? 
Those ex witnesses activists who have left the organization and speak against it -- they are not marked by the beast? -- or are they? 
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My Reply:

Hello again,
I am always happy to hear of those who are willing to demonstrate to those in captivity. We are warned that the great majority of God's people are in a blind and deaf condition. But we still give the witness, not only for the few who might wake up, but for the sake of God's name, who always warns his prophets, so that He provides a warning to His people... being a God of Justice.
For the full instructions you need, to share in that witness, here are two helpful links:
(the-final-witness)
(the-sound-of-trumpet). 
Here are two forum posts that may help:
(The-Final-Witness-forum)
(Kindle-the-message)
I will also send you a link to another anointed one... a "teacher" in the Body of Christ (1Cor.12:28) (LINK
For now, I want to get to your other questions. 
I will post them below, just to be sure I don't forget anything...

1. There are some on the net who have left the beast and claim to be anointed. Are those considered to have been killed, and are they the faithful anointed ones as well? 

First I will say, that on the internet, we really don't know if all a person says, is true. They may say that they are out of the WT and that they are also anointed, but we really don't know at first. Dan.11:34 reads;
"When they fall, they will receive a little help, and many who are not sincere will join them."
Of that situation, we are given warning not to misplace our trust in impostors (Jer.9:4; Micah 7:5-6; Luke12:51-53; 2Tim.3:13). Although those scriptures speak primarily of those inside the Beast as being treacherous; those verses include those we may meet outside in the "wilderness" of continued testing, because of what Daniel says at Dan.11:34 (quoted above)... which occurs after leaving. 
While we are in that wilderness, Satan is still testing us, trying to get some who have left the one WT snare, to be caught in another snare, afterward (Amos 5:19; Eze.14:21; Rev.6:8).

Secondly, many have left the WT, only mentally, without being "killed". There are anointed who are still attending meetings (Ps.26:4), or those who "faded" in order to avoid being shunned by family (Matt.10:37,32,33). Although such ones may truly be anointed... they are not faithful, nor will they be given the opening of the scroll (the end-time revelations of God's truths), 
because they have not been "killed" for their testimony, by the WT Beast (Rev.11:7; 6:9-11). That "death" is a requirement to receive our inheritance, just as it was a requirement for Christ (Rev.5:9; 2:7, 17; Rom.6:5; John12:24; Mark8:35; Rev.6:11).

Third. Now here is where the most difficult challenge arises, for those who have taken the first step toward salvation (being killed -Rom.6:5; John12:24; Rev.6:9,11) and are now outside the unfaithful City (Rev.18:4; Luke17:28-33; Rev.11:8; Mark8:35; 2Cor.6:17; Isa.52:11). 
As preparation for understanding that challenge, if you have not already done so, please read: ("Is leaving the City, enough?") << As that post reveals, those leaving must also turn to their spiritual fathers, for guidance ("Elijah turns hearts"). 
But what about anointed? Do they have all they need to be faithful, within their own personal anointing? 
(See 1Cor.12:21,28-29; Eph.4:11-12; 2:20-22) (1Cor.3:10)
No. 
Those who still hold on to WT ignorance concerning how the Body of Christ functions; misunderstand the meaning of 1John2:20,27.  The spirit teaches everything every member of the Body needs, to know the truth, through all the Body membersand all their anointed assignments by God (1Cor.12:18; 10:17; Eph.4:11-12,7,16; Rom.12:5). (discerning-body-God-of-order)
What a contrast this arrangement of God is, to the design of the "Watchtower", while it touts the "governing body" as the only "faithful slaves" (Isa.47:8-10; Rev.18:7), and those Gentiles whom it "crowns" (Isa.23:8; Rev.18:23; 9:7; 13:15; 19:20; Isa.47:6-7), to be over the Body of Christ! (2Thess.2:4; Rev.13:7,14-15,8)
The proud do not accept the interdependence among the members of Christ (Eph.4:16), nor do they successfully pass that next test of their humility, by Satan. They do not strive to learn from Christ what their place is under his headship, but rather, essentially assume by their actions, that they should be seated as an apostle, prophet, or teacher (Luke14:8-10; Matt.23:12).
As Paul said, "not all are apostles, are they? Not all are prophets, are they? Not all are teachers, are they?" (1Cor.12:29)
Perhaps all would like to be. But if they have not been chosen to bear a heavier load, that is because God knows what place is best for each one (Mark10:37-38; Luke12:48; James 3:1) (Rom.9:16). They do not understand that a heavier load is not a prestige, but rather, a responsibility of service 
(John7:18; 13:14-15; Luke22:26-27; Matt.20:27-28). Perhaps it is that very lack of understanding, which influenced God's choice (James 4:6,10; Prov.29:23; Matt.23:12).

Can a household steward care for a household, by himself?
Never (1Cor.12:21,25). He depends upon all the household servants to work along with him, as all servants do (including the steward), as all obey, cooperate with, and serve their common master, Christ (Eph.4:16). All slaves are striving for his approval, as they keep their eye on their own work (Gal.6:4; Rom.14:12). As we know from Luke12:45-46; stewards can also prove wicked.
Yet those who serve as a faithful foundation/steward for the others (Luke12:42) (apostles and prophets Eph.2:20; 1Cor.3:10), 
must be heeded (Heb.13:17; 2Tim.3:14; 1:13), and not hindered or challenged in an attempt to control their assignment as the Temple's foundation (1Cor.14:32-33) (Amos3:7; Jer.26:5-6; Rev.22:6) ("Prophets"). That is what happens, when all those coming out, wrongly assume that they are also prophets (Num.12:6; 2Pet.1:20-21). 
They do not comprehend nor understand God's own interpretation of prophetic truths (Gen.40:8; Rev.10:7), 
but think they do ("self- assuming / proud" 2Tim.3:2 and 1Cor.11:29), 
and as a result, they become contentious with the genuine prophets and publicly oppose the faithful, bringing judgment upon themselves. 

Each of us Chosen ones must "examine ourselves" to determine our own place in the Body (1Cor.11:28-31; Eph.4:7), 
as assigned by God (1Cor.12:18, 28), 
and then respect that peculiar assignment, working diligently from that place. All places are needed, by all. ("Discerning the 'Body' ")
So to answer your first question by means of the foregoing scriptures;
Those who usurp God's arrangement of His Temple (the Body of Christ), rebel against God's spirit, and fail what you ask... 
"are they the faithful anointed ones as well? " 
No. 
Even though they may have been "killed" / disfellowshipped, for being unsubmissive to the Beast and Harlot; they fail the next step of testing after leaving the "City". They fail to discern the Body of Christ and their place in it. Being proud, they rebel against God's arrangement, and sin against the Body of Christ. 
You see, there is a difference between resisting the Harlot because one is submissive to Christ's headship (which will carry forward into the Body), 
or, 
resisting the Harlot and her "elder" representatives of the Beast, because you are proud and feel superior to all. 

The test of unity with the Body, (which comes after disfellowshipping, outside the Beast), separates into two groups according to the motive which caused their expulsion from the Beast.
Dan.11:35 speaks of this, when it tells us that those who prove to be wise (those who wake up, begin their refinement, and get disfellowshipped), can yet stumble, because the refinement of the Holy Ones as a group, is not yet finished...
"Some of the wise will stumble, so that they (as a Bride Group) may be refined, purified and made spotless until the time of the end, for it will still come at the appointed time." (Dan.11:35)
Those who are stumbled after proving wise (Dan.12:3,10; 11:35), will be cut off from the vine of Christ and from under his headship. They will be outside the anointed household of the Master 
and the care of his appointed steward whom they have rejected. Yet they will not realize that they are outside the Body of Christ, until that condition is later made manifest (Matt.25:30; Luke8:18).
If they are proving to be genuine and faithful slaves of Christ, they will speak from the Word of God, and from within and in harmony with, the faithful members of the Body of Christ.

2. Will those who are truly anointed be directed to your blog? 

Through parable, Christ has disclosed that most of those God has chosen as his priests, will not attend the marriage feast, nor receive the revealing of "the true words of God" (Rev.19:9; 10:7). Why? Because they are preoccupied with the commerce of the Beast (Matt.22:3,5,8; 25:10; Rev.13:17; Isa.56:11-12; Luke12:19-20; Rev.18:3; Jer.51:7; Isa.19:14; 28:7-8; Micah 2:11; Matt.24:49; 2Pet.2:1; 1Thess.5:7,6).
(Eze.14:13,21; Rev.6:8; Isa.5:5; Luke21:24,22)
But "those whom God calls" will be awoken (Joel2:32; Jer.3:14; Luke17:34-37; Rom.11:26; John15:26; Isa.60:1-3; Dan.12:2). 
It is then up to their own heart, if they continually turn to God in prayer, and humbly ask for His truth, in whatever way He has chosen to offer it. Yet it will always be offered through and by means of, God's own words found in scripture. We all must "keep testing" every teaching, to be sure it meets that standard (1John4:1; Matt.7:20; John16:13; Matt.10:27; John7:16-18) ("Fine Trees"). We each must discern and decide which prophet we accept (John13:20) or reject (2Thess.2:2; 2Cor.11:12-13; 1Tim.6:20; Eph.5:10-11; Rev.2:2; Matt.24:4-5,24-25). We may ask for and consider an opinion we respect, but no one else is responsible to advise or direct you in this life or death choice.
Yet, God has promised within prophecy; "There will be deliverance in Mount Zion", due to God providing it (Matt.19:25-26; 24:22; Joel 2:32; Isa.43:11-12; Rev.7:10). Christ's faithful slaves will exist (Rev.11:3; 8:2; 1:20; 10:7), but like Christ, they will largely be rejected, slandered, and killed (Rev.11:7-9; 6:9; 12:11; Mark 8:35)("Symbolic Death").
Those who have been sealed into the heavens (Joel2:32; Rev.14:1; Heb.12:22-23) will be producing "fruit" faithfully (John15:16), for food (Eze.17:23; 36:8; Matt.24:15-16; John15:8) (The Slain) ("The Marriage Feast"). Christ stands at the door and knocks, but if he is to come in and serve food to them (Rev.3:20; Luke12:37), they must receive it the way he, as head, is providing it... from within, Zion (Ps.110:2; Heb.1:7,14; 2:16) (Yhwh's genuine Mountain).
I have been told many times, that the anointed who recognize the voice of Christ in what I offer, acted in harmony with the above verses.
Like I did, they turned to God for guidance, and for help to find other anointed who are striving to stand as faithful before Christ's inspection.
They speak of finding my blog (in various ways), and express that they believe God's spirit directed them as a reply to their humble prayer.
  Yet there are other anointed (and not anointed), who it seems, do not recognize truth in what I am teaching. They criticize my person, my motives, and my words, but never do so by means of the scriptures. 
They do not come seeking to cling to, and cooperate with, the rest of the Body members, nor what Christ is revealing at this time. They go off, often joining up with others who feed on flattery (Prov.29:5; 2Tim.4:3-4). They gather to the same house / forum, to keep expressing their own proud opinions (Prov.18:2), though never seem able to make progress in wisdom, nor harmonious agreement with their associates (2Tim.3:7) (Dan.12:4; Amos 8:12). They may have been truly anointed, but have failed their next test. 
Yes, this is the gamut of the Great Tribulation. It will continue testing the Called ones, until the harvest is finished (Luke 13:24; 21:36). We will know it is done, when the Harlot, falls (Rev.6:10-11; 19:2) (144000 - When?).

3. Those ex witness activists who have left the organization and speak against it -- They are not marked by the beast? -- or are they? 

It seems your next question is asking if and how those who criticize the organization might still be marked by the Beast.
I see three spiritual groups who have left the organization. I will try to explain.
Those who criticize can be faithfully declaring God's message of condemnaton, OR
they can be like predatory birds and dogs, who crave to feed upon the flesh/sins of others. They do not grieve for unfaithful sinners within the corrupt organization... seeking to do all they can to snatch them out of the fire by giving an open testimony (John18:20). No, they relish tearing others apart. It makes them feel righteous and superior. ("Hated Birds"
Such ones may not be marked as slaves to the Beast's deceptions; but they have not been rescued from the mother covenant of death, under whose "confusion", they still are. Their confidence in themselves, is unfounded. Only those who come under the mother covenant of life, are saved for eternal life (Gal.4:26, 24; Mal.2:5).

Now there is another group who criticize the organization for it's faults. They target the leadership as responsible for all it's corruption. But that group of reformists believe that if the leaders are willing to change, or if they are removed, that this will solve the problem. Such anointed and others believe, that the organization is still "God's spirit-directed earthly organization" (2Thess.2:11,9-12; Rev.13:8), 
and that if the corruption is removed, all will be set right again.
They fail to recognize the true interpretation of Revelation's symbolic identities.
Yes... these ones ARE still marked by the Beast, despite their criticism of it, and despite the fact that many of them are outside the "City".
Among these, are anointed who have been disfellowshipped for standing up to what they viewed as corruption or false doctrine. 
But if they still revere the "disgusting thing"/"abomination"/blasphemous Beast/"man of lawlessness", as belonging over God's "holy place"/Temple/priesthood;
then they are still marked by the false teachings of the organization, and still follow demon-inspired sayings (1Tim.4:1; Rev.16:13-16; 13:14-15,8; 19:20) ("666"). 

Such anointed are poised to become those who fulfill the identity of the ten kings, who "rule one hour with the Beast" (Who are "kings of earth"?) (Rev.17:12), if they return to "rule" after the Harlot/governing body, is removed.
Anyone who still reveres the organization as belonging to God/divine, are still idolaters, and are still marked by the Beast's "number" (Rev.13:17-18) ("666")

So you see, there can be a few reasons to criticize the organization. Those reasons can be good or bad.
We can be criticizing the organization, but can have differing beliefs about it. We can believe that all it stands for is fake, or we can believe it contains God's spirit and kingdom. 
Those who accept any of the lying doctrines of the organization, are still symbolically marked by that deception. It's lies are in their heart... that is the meaning of the mark (Deut.11:18) (Rev.13:16). (Mark of Beast)
The result is that they will be moved by deception, to speak and to act, or to be silent and paralyzed. 

I hope I have offered all you needed.
If there is anything further you need, please ask.
I hope you know how precious you are to me, as are all the genuine faithful. 
How I rejoice to see another one of Christ's sheep, found!
(Matt.18:12-14) (Eze.14:22)

Love in Christ,

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Christ's Return -- When?

A letter I received:
"I have looked at a bit at your blogs and they are interesting. I suppose I feel I understand where I am with what I believe. I just was interested in what you may have been about. I personally don't believe that Jesus' presence has begun. I don't think that Satan has been thrown down yet.
 I believe jws have carried the truth to a point, but the apostasy is lurking in the house of jehovah -who is the man of lawlessness.
 I believe that if the ones that know the real truth, can be there to guide the confused innocent jws, and help to help explain what has happened, when the organization finally comes crashing down. The letter u wrote to your old congregation was really nice by the way. I thought I'd explain what I believe so you can understand me better.
Thanks for reading my letter."

My Reply:
Hello again,
Sorry for the delay in replying. I am caring for an elderly parent, and don't get to do all I wish.
I was pleased to receive your last letter, expressing your perspectives, but especially glad to read what you wrote in your first letter, about searching for the real truth of the Bible. It is with scripture, that I hope to give you more information about the presence of Christ, and how it relates to the presence of the Man of Lawlessness, whom you seem to believe is now present.

I hope you will take your time with this response. There is a lot contained in it. It will be critical that you read the scriptures as you come to them. I truly hope that you get some benefit from all my effort. If you also give effort to reading it, I think you will enjoy the final result. Please let me know how you do with the information.

In my last letter, I did not tell you when I believe Christ returns. I only mentioned that he promised to be with his Temple priests "all the days until the end". But he also promised that when "two or more" gather for the purpose of Christ, he would be with them.
These two beliefs are clearly established in Christ's recorded words (Matt.28:20; 18:20).

Yet as I stated in the last letter, Jesus also spoke of another time that he would "arrive" and be "present".
He said,
"Now learn the parable from the fig tree: when its branch has already become tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near; so, you too, when you see all these things, recognize that He is near, right at the door." (Matt.24:32-33)

Even though we may not be able to know the day and hour, we are able to recognize when Christ is at the door, when we "see all these things".... just as when we can know when Summer is near.
What are "all these things" that those awake and sober will be able to discern / recognize.
One of those signs is mentioned at Matt.24:15...
“So when you see the abomination of desolation spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place (let the reader use discernment),".
In the same conversation when Jesus tells us how to recognize his return, and tells us that discernment is needed to recognize that "season";
He also says that it is time to use our discernment, to recognize the "the abomination of desolation" standing "in the Holy Place". That is one of the signs that Jesus is near, "right at the door" (Rev.3:20; Luke12:37).

Now in your letter, you said;
"but the apostasy is lurking in the house of jehovah -who is the man of lawlessness".

Does that mean that you believe that the Man of Lawlessness is present, now?
Because if you do, I wonder if you discern that the Man of Lawlessness, IS "the abomination of desolation", standing in the Holy Place. Please see this from scripture...
2Thess.2:4 describes the Man of Lawlessness as "set up"/stands/takes his seat, as God over the Temple of God.
Do you know that the Temple of God, IS the Holy Place?
Do you know that to "be seated" (on a throne)/"set up"/"stand", is to rule over? (Luke 22:69; Matt.28:18)
Other prophecies about this same time of the end, tell us that Gentiles are trampling the Holy Place (Rev.11:2).
These scriptures which contain various parables, are talking about the same thing.

If we go to the prophet Daniel, we see that he too, talked about the man of lawlessness.
What he said, can help us to see when Christ is present.

First, to see that Daniel is talking about the man of lawlessness, it is good to compare 2Thess.2:4, to Dan.11:36-37 and Dan.8:11,24...

"Then the king will do as he pleases, and he will exalt and magnify himself above every god and will speak monstrous things against the God of gods; and he will prosper until the indignation is finished, for that which is decreed will be done. 37"He will show no regard for the gods of his fathers or for the desire of women, nor will he show regard for any other god; for he will magnify himself above them all." (Dan.11:36-37)

"It even magnified itself to be equal with the Commander of the host; and it removed the regular sacrifice from Him, and the place of His sanctuary (Temple) was thrown down." (Dan.8:11)
"He will become very strong, but not by his own power (Rev.13:14-15; 19:20). He will cause astounding devastation ("desolation") and will succeed in whatever he does. He will destroy those who are mighty, the holy people".

"He will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God (divinity) or is worshiped, so that he sets himself up in God’s temple, proclaiming himself to be God/divine. (2Thess.2:4)

Mark called the Man of Lawlessness, a "disgusting thing standing where it does not belong" (Mark 13:14).
It does not belong to Gentiles/nations (Rev.11:2), to be in the midst of God's Temple (2Chron.23:6; Num.3:10). 
Even worse, to rule over it and trample it down.
Yet we see in the time of the end, God's Temple priesthood is trespassed and taken over, by the Gentiles... the Man of Lawlessness.
It is important to know what God's Temple is today, or else, how will we recognize when it is being trampled?
1Cor.3:16 shows that God's Temple, is the hearts of his anointed and faithful priests...
"you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives within you?" (1Cor.3:16)
 "Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and anointed us is God, who also sealed us and gave us the Spirit in our hearts  as a pledge of what is to come." (2Cor.1:21-22)

So when we are looking for the man of lawlessness setting himself over God's Temple,
we should be looking for that one, setting himself up over the anointed priests belonging to God's Temple, and those under-priests of Christ, accepting it in their heart.
I hope you can see, that God's Temple is not the "Watchtower" corporation,
but God's Temple are the anointed that are under the NON-anointed overseers/elders, of the "Watchtower".
Unless they are also anointed, they are Gentiles... not spiritual "Jews" (Rom.2:28-29; Rev.2:9) ("Jew" / "Gentile")
Those who are elders in each congregation, are set up over God's anointed, and have the power to disfellowship them if they refuse to be submissive to them.

What else does Daniel tell us, about when the Man of Lawlessness rises above the Holy Ones? (Dan.7:25; 8:24; Rev.13:7) 
It tells us what Jesus does about it.
When Jesus said that he would be with his anointed brothers "all the days until the end"...
what would he be doing for them?
See what job Jesus has over those chosen by God...
"I have revealed you to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me and they have obeyed your word. During my time here, I protected them by the power of the name you gave me. I guarded them so that not one was lost" (John17:6,12)
"Of those whom You have given Me I lost not one." (John18:9) 
 (Heb.2:12-13; John 6:39; Isa.8:18) (John17:2; 10:29,28) (Luke 21:20,24,22; Rev.13:7,10; Isa.49:24-25; Mal.4:2; Isa.60:1; Rev.2:28; 22:16)

Can you see that Jesus works to educate and protect God's children/people? 
God's sons/people, are His priests/Temple (1Pet.2:9-10,5; Gal.3:26,27,29).
As High Priest, Jesus oversees the welfare of God's priesthood, and protects it from spiritual dangers.
So what will he do to defend them, when they are being trampled by the man of lawlessness? What will he do when he... "the Commander of the Lord's army" ( the "Prince of princes"), is being robbed of his sanctuary and it's sacrifices (Dan.8:11,25)? 
Dan.8:25 says that the Man of Lawlessness will be destroyed/broken,... "but not by human power".
2Thess.2:8 tells us what power Jesus will use to destroy the Man of Lawlessness...
"And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will overthrow with the breath of his mouth and destroy by the splendour of his coming."
We learn a lot from that verse.
What is the "breath" of Jesus mouth? We are told, at John20:22... "Jesus breathed on them and said, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit.' ".
Holy spirit is "not.. human power".
(Rev.19:15; Eph.6:17; Heb.4:12; Zech.4:6)
Holy spirit and the Word of God, 
will expose, reveal, and destroy the man of lawlessness. When?
"by the splendor of his coming" (2Thess.2:8).
When we see the Man of Lawlessness being identified and revealed /uncovered/exposed...
When the Chosen ones are then able to recognize/discern that one, standing over them,
...then we know that Christ is near.... "even at the door".
(Rev.3:20; Luke12:37) He arrives to each heart, who hears him knocking (Rev.2:7; Isa.29:18; Rev.22:10,14; Eph.5:14), and lets him in. He promises, to then "feed" them (John6:27,33,40,57; 14:21; 2Pet.1:19; Matt.25:10).

How will Christ use God's spirit of truth through his mouth, to reveal the man of lawlessness to God's anointed?
He will do it through those who serve him at that time (Mal.3:1; Matt.10:40,20; Luke21:15; Rev.22:16,6)...
See Zech.4:6,14; Rev.11:3-5; 1Cor.1:27 
("World-wide" gospel - How?)

But Daniel also tell us about how the defender of the Holy Ones saves his Temple.
See Dan.12:1...
"At that time Michael, the great prince who protects your peoplewill arise. There will be a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations until then. But at that time your people – everyone whose name is found written in the book – will be delivered."
"Delivered" from what? Delivered from the trampling of the Man of Lawlessness.
How? By the holy spirit of Jesus mouth, exposing and revealing who really is over the anointed.

When the anointed realize/recognize/discern, that the Man of Lawlessness (the abomination), 
"does not belong" standing over them- (the Holy Place) (Mark13:14) (disgusting-thing
they will "discern" that it is "the season" 
to get out, and "flee to the mountains" 
(Matt.24:15-16; Eze.36:8; Isa.56:7; 25:6; 2:2; Matt.22:2; Rev.19:9).
(is-leaving-city-enough?)

Why then does it say that the protection the Great Prince brings, will result in a time of "unprecedented distress"?
We recognize that period as the Great Tribulation, because it has the same description as Dan.12:1, "a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations until then". (See Matt.24:21; Joel 2:2) (LINK)

First of all, the Gentiles/Man of Lawlessness, can only trample the temple, if it's priests are in a weakened condition (Matt.5:13; Isa.51:23; Ec.10:7; Prov.19:10) (2Cor.11:4,13,20; Rev.2:20,16). When an "abomination" / "disgusting thing" enters God's weakened Temple priesthood (Rev.3:2), the Temple becomes unclean (Ps.79:1; 74:3; Eze.44:6-9). When Jesus returns, his Temple must be cleansed, before it is fit to resume it's service to God.
Mal.3:1-3 tells us about that...

" 1 I will send my messenger, who will prepare the way before me (Zech.4:9; Rev.22:6). Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant, whom you desire, will come,’ says the Lord Almighty.
2 But who can endure the day of his coming? Who can stand when he appears? For he will be like a refiner’s fire or a launderer’s soap. 3 He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; he will purify the priests and refine them like gold and silver. Then the Lord will have men who will bring offerings in righteousness."
Do you see the Chosen ones, subverted under the man of lawlessness, being disciplined by the coming and appearance of Christ? 
Do you see his "Temple" being "brought back to it's rightful condition" (Dan.8:13-14)... evidenced by repentant anointed ones once again working for the truth of Christ.... serving in his spiritual Temple (Rev.7:15-17,14; Heb.13:15), and now liberated from their previous chains?

Jesus will need to discipline his priests at his return, for apathetically accepting a head over them (Rev.3:16), other than he 
(Eph.5:23; 2Cor.11:2-4,20; Rev.2:20; Zech.8:17).
They will have to be "refined" by fire (Zech.13:9; Isa.48:10; 1Pet.4:1; Eze.16:39; Rev.3:17-18; Hosea 12:6-8).
As Jesus says at Rev.3:19 ...
"Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent."
The discipline Christ brings when he returns, is not easy to perceive, nor pleasant to accept (Heb.12:5-13).
In fact, Christ must discipline them with "a rod of iron" 
(Micah 6:9; Prov.23:13-14; Rev.2:27; Hosea 6:5; Jer.23:29; 5:14; Rev.11:5; 2Pet.3:7,10).
"Iron" is the precise identity that is trampling them, in the time of the end (Dan.2:40,34,44).
("Iron" and "Clay")
("Iron and Clay" 2)
("Molded Clay")
God allows the very Idol they are serving, to discipline, beat, and trample them. (trample-how-does-it-happen?)
That is, the Great Tribulation 
(Isa.5:5-6; Rev.11:6; Zech.13:9; Isa.48:10-11; 6:11-13 (Rev.11:13); Dan.12:6-7)
The way that God and Christ discipline and refine the repentant, is to allow the Master they have chosen, to mistreat them. Then the remnant, will return to their husbandly owner 
(Jer.2:2-5,11-14,17,26; Hosea 13:6; 2:7-9,16-17,19-20; Isa.26:16-21; 40:2-3; Dan.12:7; Rev.6:11; Ps.66:12; Luke12:37; Isa.25:6; John16:13,8).
So you see,
if you recognize a current presence of the man of lawlessness, debasing, trampling, and raising themselves up over God's Temple priesthood; 
and you also see repentant anointed priests waking up, taking their rightful stand, and willing to "die" to uphold the truth that exposes the man of lawlessness...
then I hope you also see the connection to when Jesus returns (2Thess.2:8).

I don't know what you think Christ's return will look like (Luke 17:20-21; 1Cor.2:9-10,12-14)...
but the scriptures tell us that "he is coming on the clouds of heaven" and "all the angels with him".
That is another lesson, but the clouds of heaven who have been given the spirit of Christ's mouth, (to reveal the man of lawlessness), are partly, his "two witnesses" (Luke21:27; Matt.5:19; Heb.12:1; Rev.11:3; Matt.16:27; 1Thess.3:13; Jude 1:14-15; Dan.7:22). 
The "angels"/messengers and "holy ones" Jesus arrives upon, are those to inherit the kingdom. (see previous scriptures)
(your-king-comes-to-you-humble (2Cor.12:9; Rom.8:17; John1:14; 1Pet.4:13)("Glory")
(Matt.24:43-44; 25:13; Luke 21:36). 
(search?q=clouds+of+heaven)
I hope I have not burdened you too much with all this information, but really, it was made much shorter.
I did not want to reply in a shoddy way, but give you enough scriptures, so that you could see more of the Bible's prophecies about Christ's return.
If you have anymore questions about any of this, you can write me again, or else do a search at the Blog.
(for example; search, "trample", "great tribulation", "marriage feast", clouds of heaven", etc.)
Many of the things I bring up in this letter, are explained better, there.

About when Satan was thrown down, and should we stay inside the apostate empire for the reason that we are there to help others when the collapse comes...
these are other subjects.
God bless you in your search for truth, and the life that results.
Love in Christ,
Pearl

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Friday, April 22, 2016

A Bitter Scroll

This is a comment which was left after the post: (pluck-out-your-eye).

Pearl,
Revelation 10:10 speaks of the little scroll that John ate. The Watchtower has always said that the message was a "Sweet-and-Bitter" message from God...(Revelation Climax book Chapter 24). They refer to Ezekiel's scroll that was sweet as honey...(Although his scroll was NOT bitter or sour in his stomach...This does not match John's experience)

You are saying that the scroll John eats in Revelation 10:10 is in reality knowledge...(which was previously sealed up to us)? That knowledge in this little scroll let's us see that the scroll is really a "sugar-coated wormwood" scroll(teachings)...that the Watchtower has been and is still dishing out? Can you please explain this a little more when you have time?
Thanks

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My Reply:

While the "Watchtower" prophets interpret the scroll of Rev.10:10 as "from God";
that is not the Bible's interpretation of a scroll (information) that tastes sweet, but turns bitter (James 3:11)...
 John is being shown in symbolic terms, that which God's nation is ingesting, when he is taken into the Lord's day (Rev.1:10) -- (Isa.30:21; Rev.22:16 A). This is why John's first hand experience of taking in that "sugar-coated" scroll, results in the command to follow, at Rev.10:11. He is then told to "prophesy again" about the identities initially prophesied about, in chapters 1-4 of Revelation, which was written about events effecting the "Seven Congregations" of Chosen ones, their various responses to those events, and the consequences Christ will bring upon them as a result.
Why does a scroll that "turns bitter" (Jer.9:15; 23:15; Rev.2:20; 8:10-11), 
require that a message of discipline (Rev.3:19; 2:16; 19:15) (Isa.30:21), 
and a warning about "what must soon take place" (Rev.1:1; 4:1; 22:6; Luke21:9; Dan.11:36; 10:14; 2Thess.2:3-4), 
be prophesied to God's Chosen ones?
Because as Dan.10:14 reads... 
   (Rev.2:16; 19:15; Jer.25:29; Luke21:9) 
   (Rev.2:20; 13:11; Deut.32:17,19,28-29,32-33; 
    Jer.25:30; Rev.19:15; 14:18-19; Isa.5:1-4,5-7) ("Winepress")
...the prophecies are about, them. (Who are "kings of earth"?)

The scroll given Ezekiel to eat, was words from God (Ps.119:103; 19:10). As such, it never turns "sour"/"bitter" (Eze.3:3; James 3:11) as does poisonous "wormwood" from an unfaithful harlot (Prov.5:3-4; Rev.8:10-11; 17:1; Jer.51:7), which "sweetness" is a counterfeit "truth" from "God's Word"... initially only tasting sweet, but is later discovered to be, deception leading to death. Bitter indeed!

The very fact that the "Watchtower" leaders mis-interpret Rev.10:9-11, is validation of the Harlot's identity as the source of bitter wormwood.
You may learn more about this bitter scroll, at this post: 
(http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2015/12/locust-scorpions-abaddon.html).

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Is God both male and female?

MY RESPONSE to a letter I received.

Hello again,
It is interesting to hear that the people around you seem to be improving... becoming more loving toward themselves and others. 
It is not that way where I am, nor is it that way in most of the world. 
There are more troubles in today's world, than can be counted, and more grief than can be cried about. 
But Jesus told us that when things become so very bad, we know that there is a big change coming (Luke21:28). We are promised in God's Word, that the wicked are to be removed from the earth (Ps.37:1-2,9-10; Rev.20:11-15), and God's love will reward those who have worked to become holy 
(1Cor.2:9; 1Pet.1:15-16; 1John3:2-3; Isa.35:8; Rev.22:15; 21:27,8). 
We too can become holy, through imitation of Christ and obedience to his teachings. 
I hope you still respect the Bible. If so, please read the scriptures I send you, below.
I do not fully understand what you say here...
"Moving from the brain to the heart where we marry the divine feminine and the divine masculine. For me that God is both was a shock we are so used with the father aspect.".

I am not sure what you mean by "God".
It is true, that the divine nature is manifested in both masculine and feminine persons (LINK),
because God has both sons and daughters who also become divine (2Pet.1:4), and have God's spirit within them (Rom.8:11).
But are you saying that God Himself is both male and female?
Jesus called God, the Father. Why? Does God have a physical body that is male?
No (John4:24). Why then, did Jesus portray His Father, as masculine?

Masculine has meaning, and that meaning is manifested, both physically and spiritually. 
Masculine provides seed that causes birth/life (Prov.23:22; 1Pet.1:3,21,23; James 1:18). 
Feminine is what nurtures that seed, and then, gives birth (Gal.4:26; Rev.12:1-2; Isa.51:2). 
These things also happen spiritually. 
God had a wife... a Law Covenant with His nation (Gal.4:24,26; Hosea 2:23; Isa.62:4). 
Through that spiritual "woman" on earth, God caused His own Son to be born (Gal.4:4). 
We are "born again" by both a Mother and a Father.
God is the Father... not the mother who gives birth (Gal.4:26; Rev.12:1-2).

Was Jesus a man, or a woman? Like God, he is also one who causes life (John10:10; 1Cor.8:6). But he does not cultivate that life by himself (Phil.2:15-17; 1Thess.2:7; 3:5) nor brings it to birth (Gal.4:19). That is the job of the Lamb's wife, who is in subjection to him 
(Rev.21:9; 2Cor.11:2; Rev.22:17; 1Cor.11:3; Eph.5:22-24).
If those chosen to be the lamb's wife are not in harmony with Christ (John14:15; 15:5; Col.2:19), life will not result.

The feminine cannot bring forth life, unless they are submissive to, and cooperate with, the masculine (1Pet.3:5), by cultivating the masculine "seed" (James 1:21; Mark 4:20).
just as it was with Jesus (Luke1:35, 38, 48).
Who has authority over God? Who is God's husband / "head"? (1Cor.11:3) 
No one 
(1Cor.15:27-28; Ps.83:18; 86:10; 97:9; Isa.42:8; 40:25; 46:5).
He, is the "most high", so there is no one above Him, as His "head".
He must, therefore, be masculine. As we have seen, there is feminine and masculine in the spirit realm...
not because of flesh, but because of the spirit. 
All feminine, have a "head" over them. They become the mothers, in subjection to the fathers.
When those chosen to be spiritual wives obey the masculine persons of God and Christ, life can result.

You said,
"For me that God is both was a shock we are so used with the father aspect".
Can you please send me the scriptures that told you that God is feminine?
You also say;
"Anyway it's not my job to teach you about this just want to say some of this things and maybe make it more easy for you as you will experience some big or expansion in your consciousness.".

It is the job of the Bible (Ps.119:105; Matt.4:4), Christ (John13:13; 6:63), and his faithful priests (Mal.2:7; Rev.5:10; Luke12:42; John21:17; Eze.36:8; Rev.22:2; Matt.7:20),  to teach us. All we learn must come from them.
If we all learn from our heavenly Father and His Son, we will find all the treasures of the knowledge of God,
as is expressed at 
Col.2:2-10...
2 I want them to be encouraged and knit together by strong ties of love. I want them to have complete confidence that they understand God’s mysterious plan, which is Christ himself. 3 In him lie hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
4 I am telling you this so no one will deceive you with well-crafted arguments. 5 For though I am far away from you, my heart is with you. And I rejoice that you are living as you should and that your faith in Christ is strong.
6 And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. 7 Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.
8 Don’t let anyone capture you with empty philosophies and high-sounding nonsense that come from human thinking and from the spiritual powers of this world, rather than from Christ. 9 For in Christ lives all the fullness of God in a human body. 10 So you also are complete through your union with Christ, who is the head over every ruler and authority."

You say;
"Since the bible is all male at one point we need the female part.".
With this I agree, because the "female part" is in the Bible.
I hope you find the feminine, in the scriptures I gave you above.
God knows who He is. He knows the feminine part of His will and purpose, and He tells us all about it, in the Bible.
I hope the scriptures I gave you, help to make the feminine "wives" and "mothers",  clear for you.
They are how God causes life to His children.

Thank you for sending your letter.
Love in Christ,
Pearl

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

The Memorial - When?

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Below is a comment which was left.

Because my reply is too long for the comment format, I am posting it here.

Anonymous left a comment on my post "This Year's Memorial"
as follows: 
"While there are some glaring doctrinal errors embedded in the faith of Jehovah’s witnesses I do not see any conflict with scripture as to when they hold the Memorial. If as you stated there is no evidence that Jesus left any specified date and time to hold the Memorial then the matter of partaking is left up to the conscience of the individual partaking. As such there is no impropriety associated with continuing the practice of observing on Nissan 14th. In fact it supports scripture and the gospel accounts to do just that.
We know from scripture that Jesus was killed on the same day that the other Passover victims were being killed and according to the Law of Moses this could have only occurred on the 14th of the month. We can’t change the order of events to support his last supper at the expense of his death.
His death as a sacrificial offering had to conform to the sacrificial system otherwise it could not be accepted as payment or atonement. The yearly Passover was not only a commemoration of the past but also a rehearsal for the future antitypical atonement sacrifice that God himself promised to provide in the future. According to your account this never happened and God to date has not kept his word.
Jesus remained under law and the law remained in effect until his death, in order to fulfill the law he had to complete the law first. Keep in mind that the sacrificial system, the law and the temple arrangement originated with God and he is not above his own law. God’s own righteousness would demand that he work within the confines of his own system to provide atonement for mankind. To suggest otherwise calls into question the legitimacy of the sacrifice as the day you have rearranged Jesus death could not have had any legal precedent in scripture. If we take your assessment at face value, God accepted an illegitimate sacrifice which would be illegal payment for sin and extended forgiveness without any legal justification. In essence your narrative convicts God of Unrighteousness and delegitimizes Jesus sacrifice. "
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MY REPLY:

Thank you for leaving a comment. Sorry for the time it took to reply. I am presently caring for an elderly parent.
The purpose of my post above (as well as the link it contains), provides scriptures that convey a clear picture, as to when Christ both held the last supper with his disciples, as well as when the Passover lambs were sacrificed. Since you express that you believe that day to be Nisan 14;  I will provide those verses more pointedly for your consideration, and if you do not interpret those cited scriptures in the same way as I, I would appreciate your expressing here, your  
own understanding of those cited verses.

"Jehovah's Witnesses" claim to hold the Memorial on Nisan 14, and also establish this Jewish date as the time to celebrate... not the Passover, but the Memorial of Christ's last meal with his chosen disciples. I do not challenge the proper date for the Passover Sabbath, as being Nisan 14. But I have logically deduced by means of scripture, that Jesus neither held the Last Meal with his disciples, nor died, on Nisan 14. 
The scriptures also reveal, that the Passover lambs were sacrificed at twilight, as Nisan 13 was ending and Nisan 14 was starting. At twilight, the days overlapped, just as our days do, as night gradually leaves at sunrise.
The Passover lambs were to be eaten that evening, after nightfall, on the new day of Nisan 14 (Exodus 12:5-8,12-13,22,29).
After nightfall of Nisan 14, was the Passover. Therefore, it was the twilight of Nisan13-14, when the lambs were slaughtered. Jesus died at 3pm, before the arrival of that twilight, while it was still Nisan 13. God however, created a premature supernatural "twilight" as Jesus was dying (Matt.27:45-46,50; John12:35; 9:5,4), making it impossible for the Jews to have a valid twilight sacrifice and Passover in God's estimation, in the nightfall to come, on Nisan 14, 33CE.
In 33CE, the Jews had their Passover and ate the lambs, after nightfall on Nisan 14, and after Jesus died at 3pm the afternoon before. He  was laid in his tomb, previous to the onset of that day's natural twilight. The lambs had to be slaughtered at the twilight of 13-14 (The Day of Preparation), in order to be eaten during the night of Nisan 14. Otherwise, if slaughtered on the twilight of Nisan14-15, the lamb would have been eaten on Nisan 15.
Although you rightly claim, 
"If as you stated there is no evidence that Jesus left any specified date and time to hold the Memorial then the matter of partaking is left up to the conscience of the individual partaking."......
I have also said it is up to each partaker. But I must personally rely upon what scripture conveys...
Paul referred to the timing of the Memorial, at 1Cor.11:25-26. 
He referred to a specific "cup" and a specific "bread". He referred to the emblems, which Christ shared with his disciples. When did that originally occur? 
Was it on the Passover Sabbath? Was it Nisan 14? 
No to both. It was the day before, on the Day of Preparation... when all the Passover lambs were also to be sacrificed as that day began to evaporate. 
Reason and scripture dictates, that this was the specific "date" when the original partakers originally partook, and logically, the time Paul referred to as to when the annual anniversary would occur, to partake of that specific bread and cup (1Cor.11:26). When Jesus said, "Do this in memory of me" (Luke22:19); He said it on Nisan 13.
If your own reasoning concludes that an anniversary should be celebrated the day after the original event, because a previous covenant was celebrated a day later, than your reasoning differs with mine. I do not judge you or those who think like you. I simply offered (at the link) an explanation for why I had decided to partake on the Day of Preparation, for the sake of those who had requested to partake with me. I needed to tell those who wished to partake with me, my decision... Did I not? How else could we partake together? And since my decision differed from the norm, would it not be inconsiderate to set an unexpected date, without an explanation? For anyone whose conscience disagreed with my decision, they could then know to make other arrangements.

I clearly stated in the link above, that in light of 1Cor.5:7, I do not take a dogmatic approach, nor judge another, as to whether they choose to partake on the Jewish Passover (which date, commemorates a dead covenant), nor do I judge those who choose to partake on the date when Jesus and his disciples inaugurated the NEW Covenant (Heb.8:7).
See link: (http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2016/03/this-years-memorial.html)
I choose to be identified with the New Covenant and its original Memorial, and not the Old Covenant foreshadowed by Moses and Egypt. The saving blood of God's new Lamb fulfills that which the literal Passover lambs only hinted at. I wish to embrace that fulfillment, over keeping the Jewish law (Gal.4:9-11; 2:21). In fact, when the Jews celebrated the Passover after nightfall (at midnight) at the start of Nisan 14 33CE, it was a futile act. They had already condemned and executed the previous afternoon, their only real hope... the fulfillment of God's "Passover" and salvation of the "firstborn" from the Destroyer
(Heb.11:28; 12:23; Luke10:20).  
Why would we who have been set free by Christ, want to continue to imitate the timing of those hypocrites, who failed their time of inspection? From Christ's death on Nisan 13 onward, the Jewish Passover is futility.
You stated,
"As such there is no impropriety associated with continuing the practice of observing on Nissan 14th. In fact it supports scripture and the gospel accounts to do just that."
It would be considerate when writing to someone who wishes to be guided by scripture, to provide the scriptures you refer to at the time of your assertion.

You also state:
"We know from scripture that Jesus was killed on the same day that the other Passover victims were being killed"...
This is correct, and it was Nisan 13... The Day of Preparation, which ran from twilight of Nisan12-13 to twilight of Nisan 13-14. Jesus both conducted the Memorial and died, during that Jewish day of Nisan 13.
You continue:
"and according to the Law of Moses this could have only occurred on the 14th of the month."...
No, according to Moses, the eating of the Lamb and the Passover by the Destroyer, occurred on Nisan 14...
not the slaughter of the lambs, nor the other preparations, which were to be completed by nightfall on the Day of Preparation (Nisan 13), when the twilight of Nisan 14, began. Jesus died at 3pm, on Nisan 13. The Passover lambs were to be slaughtered before nightfall that same day.
You continue...
"We can’t change the order of events to support his last supper at the expense of his death."...
That is correct. But since the Jewish day is from sundown to sundown, Christ instituted the Memorial, and died, on the same day...
the day of Preparation, on Nisan 13. He had the supper after sundown, and died before the next sundown, and before the start of Nisan 14 (Luke 23:52-56).
You state:
"His death as a sacrificial offering had to conform to the sacrificial system otherwise it could not be accepted as payment or atonement."

In fact, Jesus stated repeatedly, that he matured to become no part of the system you speak of, as he expects his followers to be no part. In fact, he exposed and ultimately destroyed that "world"/"system", for the sake of Truth (Luke21:5-6; Matt.23:38-39; John2:18-21; 1Cor.12:27; Eph.2:6,20-22). I don't know where you get the idea that atoning sacrifices can only be validly offered on Nisan 14, but the scriptures disagree. Blood is needed for forgiveness (Heb.9:22). But such sacrifices for sin occurred on many days (Lev.17:11; 1:2,4), just as our own sacrifice for sins comes before God, irrespective of the date (Phil.3:10; Rom.6:5; Rev.6:9; 7:14; 6:11; Zech.11:4; Mark 8:35). 
These verses speak of a New Covenant that requires a sharing in the blood and sacrifice of Christ, irrespective of the literal date...
not of a dead and empty ritual which reflects a lost promise, due to unfaithfulness (Matt.21:43). 

Christ has already fulfilled the Law... not by a date, but by his blood. If you regard that blood as invalid because it was shed on the Day of Preparation, then I have no response, other than to say that you are guilty of your own accusation against me...
"According to your account this never happened and God to date has not kept his word."
On the contrary, I acknowledge what Christ accomplished, and when he accomplished it according to scripture.
It is you who deem that sacrifice as invalid, because it was not on Nisan 14.
Why do you believe that God requires us to respect the literal timing of a covenant that has been replaced since Nisan13, 33CE, rather than respecting when Jesus established a New Covenant, by his Last Supper and Death? 
Please send me the scriptures that lead your thoughts in this way.

You state:
"Jesus remained under law and the law remained in effect until his death, in order to fulfill the law he had to complete the law first."

And what was the Law, which Jesus fulfilled? Was it the Jewish Law?
Did he live subservient to the Jewish Law?

  Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” (Matt.22:37-40). (Rom.13:10; Gal.5:14)
See Matt.12:2,10,22,13-14; John5:10-11; etc.
Jesus fulfilled the Law (John10:11; 15:10; 14:31) and so must we (1John3:16; John13:34-35), but as is seen from the above scriptures, Jesus and his apostles rightly lived according to greater truths. 

You state:
"the law and the temple arrangement originated with God and he is not above his own law. "
God's laws were not for God, but for us to be taught by them (Mark2:27; Matt.19:8).
Jesus was Lord of the Sabbath. He was over it, and went beyond it's lessons to a sinful nation (Matt.12:2,5-8). 
His disciples followed that example.

You state;
"God’s own righteousness would demand that he work within the confines of his own system to provide atonement for mankind. "

God keeps His promises, and concerning the seed promised to Abraham, as well as the Passover Lamb (the Jewish festival of Passover lasted a week), God kept His promises. They were fulfilled. 
But do not confuse God's promises with the embellished system created by the Jews, or God's shepherding staff of Laws to guide His nation, as an obligation for God to follow. He condescended to deal with mankind and their sinful state (Ps.113:5-6; 8:4) when providing the moral guidance they needed. His ways are above all the ways of mankind (Isa.55:9), including the guidance necessary for an unruly people who needed regulation. Do not make the moral deficit of such a people and their need for discipline, into the image of God.
If you believe that Christ's sacrifice was "illegitimate" because he both died and commemorated his death on the Day of Preparation...
your contention is not with me, but with God.

Again, if you interpret the timing of  Mark14:12; 15:42-43; Matt.26:17;  John19:14,31,42 in a different way than I do, please explain, and include the scriptural backing, so that I may benefit. Please keep in mind that all Jewish days ran from sundown to sundown, including the Day of Preparation and the Passover Sabbath. The Jewish twilight was what we ascribe to sunrise, regarding the start of a new day.
It is also notable, that according to the Jewish method of arriving at Nisan 14 (Spring equinox and the previous new moon),
"Jehovah's Witnesses" partook this year, on Nisan 15.

We are told at Mal.3:1-3, (Zech.13:9) that it is not "Jehovah's Witnesses" that God's refinement is directed toward at Christ's arrival.
He comes to purify his own priesthood (Rev.3:19). If our beliefs are accurately based upon scripture (Matt.7:24; 1Cor.3:11-15), our fire-resistant faith will not perish (2Pet.3:10-12), nor the teachings we have sourced in God's Word (John15:16; Rom.3:4; Matt.12:37).
We all have been defiled by the demonic exhalations of the wicked steward (Rev.2:20; 17:2; 1Tim.4:1; Rev.16:13-16)...
becoming drunk on that harlot's wine. 
We all need to obey Christ, and wake up (Matt.25:5-7; Mark13:33). Once we do, we can either "buy from those who sell" (Matt.25:9-10; Rev.13:17) and become their branded slaves (Rev.13:16; Isa.44:20; Col.2:8; Rev.13:10; 17:5)...
Or return to God and His Word, "buy" from Him (Isa.55:1-2; Rev.3:18), and be marked as His slaves (Deut.11:18; Rev.7:3; 14:1; 22:4-5). Now is the time of separation and harvest, just as it was among the Jews of the first century.
We can celebrate the Passover when they impotently did,
or on the day that Christ memorialized his death and died, according to his request (Luke22:19; 1Cor.11:23-24,26).

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