228. My Vision on The Corporate Responsibility That Comes With Corporate Identity


February 7, 2019


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Eze 9:4   And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof. 


Mark this point with care; those who receive the pure mark of truth, wrought in them by the power of the Holy Ghost, represented by the man in linen, are those "that sigh and cry for all the abominations that are done" in the church. Their love for purity and the honor and glory of God is such, and they have so clear a view of the exceeding sinfulness of sin, that they are represented as being in an agony, even sighing and crying.” {RH, June 8, 1886 par. 2}

 

 

This Thursday, February 7, 2019, the Lord Jesus gave me a vision on the truth regarding corporate responsibility that should accompany any teaching on Corporate Identity with a church and/or with Christ Jesus. I recently watched a video by Walter Veith entitled CORPORATE IDENTITY. It did not mention CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY one time.

 

I was shown that there can be no corporate identity with Christ that does not include corporate responsibility. I was shown that there can be no CORPORATE IDENTITY associated with Christ and any church that has removed God. 1SM 205, except CORPORATE IDENTITY with the apostate spiritual Jerusalem associated with Ezekiel 9. The apostate Jewish church, Christ’s first “chosen people,” was corporately destroyed in A.D. 70, and Ellen White said that was a PREFIGURE, p. 25, GC, a TYPOLOGY of the terrors of the last great day that BEGINS AT EZEKIEL 9 SPIRITUAL JERUSALEM as a corporate IDENTITY. 5T 211.

 

I was shown that when a church commits apostasy and remove God, it corporately IDENTIFIES with the only other master, Satan, and then has no virtue as a church militant, because a valid church militant will militate for pure truth, even if it is weak and defective with some faults. I saw that Christ does not regard weakness and some defections as antichrist apostasy, because the church of Philadelphia, Revelation 3, is not faulted in one case, but Christ does say that it is weak. IT IS NOT ANTICHRIST APOSTATE.

 

True Corporate Responsibility includes the duty to sigh and cry for ALL THE ABOMINATIONS, and not cursory mention of one or two, to the total neglect of teaching that the SDA church militant stepped off the foundation of fifty years formation in 1955, to teach antichrist doctrine and remove the pillars on the Godhead by antichrist teaching on the human nature of Christ, which, like the gospel, cannot be separated from the law and the Godhead.

 

Ellen White said in 1905, that stepping off the foundation that God had established to enter into ANY NEW ORGANIZATION would mean apostasy from the truth. Walter Veith never mentions this important counsel.

 

"We cannot now step off the foundation that God has established. We cannot now enter into any new organization for this would mean apostasy from the truth.--Manuscript 1290, 1905. Selected Messages, vol. 2, 390.

 

The Prophesied Apostate Omega Organization

 

I have listened to many of Walter Veith’s videos, and have never heard him ONCE speak of a new organization formed AMONG Seventh-day Adventists. Nor have I heard current day leaders warn of the new organization, new movement formed AMONG SDA’s. Why? I think a lot of us know why. And a lot more need to know why!

 

This is an issue involving life or death, eternal life or death. No one will be saved while being joined to an antichrist new organization we were never to join. Time to step up Walter Veith and give the whole weight of evidence on the END-TIME TYPOLOGY OF A.D. 27-70, which BEGINS at HIS SANCTUARY, HIS CHURCH, AND WHY IT BEGINS THERE. Otherwise, you and your defunct fellow leaders will only lead your patrons to certain perdition and Ezekiel 9 slaughter, and that is God’s pronouncement in Ezekiel 9, and Matthew 23;15.

 

Because Satan was so clever in forming the new organization “AMONG” WITHIN, sleeping Adventists have not recognized it. Always remember that Ellen White said there was/is more danger within than without.

 

We need to be thoroughly familiar with the following statement which was to come as the omega heresy. The alpha heresy involved the pillar doctrine of the personality of God and Christ, as does the omega heresy, which was to be far worse in scope and wax stronger until Jesus comes.

 

"The enemy of souls has sought to bring in the supposition that a great reformation was to take place among Seventh-day Adventists, and that this reformation would consist in giving up the doctrines which stand as the pillars of our faith, and engaging in a process of reorganization. Were this reformation to take place, what would result? The principles of truth that God in His wisdom has given to the remnant church, would be discarded. Our religion would be changed. The fundamental principles that have sustained the work for the last fifty years would be accounted as error. A NEW ORGANIZATION would be established. Books of a NEW ORDER would be written. A system of intellectual philosophy would be introduced. The founders of this system would go into the cities, and do a wonderful work. The Sabbath of course, would be lightly regarded, as also the God who created it. Nothing would be allowed to stand in the way of the NEW MOVEMENT. The leaders would teach that virtue is better than vice, but GOD BEING REMOVED, they would place their dependence on human power, which, without God, is worthless. Their foundation would be built on the sand, and storm and tempest would sweep away the structure. 

Who has authority to begin such a [NEW] movement? We have our Bibles, we have our experience, attested to by the miraculous working of the Holy Spirit. We have a truth that admits of no compromise. Shall we not repudiate everything that is not in harmony with this truth? E.G. White, Selected Messages,  Bk. 1, 204, 205.

 

 

I was shown that for one to teach corporate identity without even mentioning corporate responsibility is INDIFFERENCE AND NEUTRALITY IN A CRISIS, which God regards as a grievous spiritual crime and equal to the very worst type of hostility against God. I was instructed to cite Walter Veith’s recent video on Corporate Identity as a case in point. I listened carefully for one mention of corporate responsibility, and did not hear one.

 

Indifference and Neutrality in a Crisis: "If God abhors one sin above another, of which HIS PEOPLE are guilty, it is of doing nothing in a case of emergency. Indifference or neutrality in a religious crisis is regarded of God as a grievous crime and equal to the very worst type of hostility against God." E.G. White, Review and Herald, vol. 1, p. 136. Also, Testimonies, Vol. 3, p. 281.

 

"For evils that we might have checked, we are just as responsible as if we were guilty." Desire of Ages, p. 44.

 

The Corporate Identity of God’s People

 

Ezekiel 9 gives the corporate identity of God’s people as being modern-day spiritual Jerusalem, AND NOT BABYLON, as some erringly teach. However, spiritual Jerusalem has its own set of abominations for which we are to sigh and cry AS A CONDITION of receiving the MARK, THE SEAL OF THE MAN IN LINEN. Walter Veith teaches that the only duty of the new movement he defends is giving the three angel’s messages. That is a serious error, which God regards as a grievous crime and equal to the very worst type of hostility against God. No one who is in liaison with Babylon’s ASSOCIATIONS, COUNCILS/COUNSELS, GIRDINGS, AND/OR CONFEDEERACY/CONSPIRACIES can give the three angel’s messages. Since the new movement is so aligned, neither Walter Veith, nor any MEMBER of the new movement can give those messages with God’s blessing.

 

All the ancient prophets sighed and cried aloud (Isaiah 58:1) for all the abominations of God’s first corporately identified “chosen people,” the Jews. They were hated and maligned and severely persecuted, some to the point of death. They were derided, something like Walter Veith derides the True Reformers today, mockingly referring to them as bleating sheep that should not be listened to.

 

Corporate Identity of the Bride of Christ

 

I was shown that there are very high distinguishing features between the corporate identity of the bride of Christ and the general population of the church militant. In The Great Controversy, p. 426-427 the people in the church are referred to as guests, and if guests, they cannot be the bride, and if the bride they cannot be the guests.

 

In the same above stated reference, the bride is mentioned as being IN CORPORATE IDENTITY as the earthly representative of the Kingdom of Heaven, the Holy City Jerusalem called Zion (Sion). There has always been a church triumphant on earth consisting of faithful men, true reformers, who are WRITTEN/REGISTERED in the church of Heaven, Zion (Sion), Heb. 12:22, 23, and the following statement by Ellen White:

 

The Heavenly Church of Zion (Heb. 12:21, 22), the Bride of Christ Church Triumphant, has Existed on Earth at All Times From the Beginning


"The members of the church triumphant--the church in heaven--will be permitted to draw near to the members of the church militant, to aid them in their necessity." E. G. White, The Southern Watchman, Sep. 8, 1903.  


"Characteristics of True Reformers.--Here are given the characteristics of those who shall be reformers, who will bear the banner of the third angel's message, those who avow themselves God's commandment-keeping people, and who honor God, and are earnestly engaged, in the sight of all the universe, in building up the old waste places. Who is it that calls them, The repairers of the breach, The restorers of paths to dwell in? It is God. Their names are registered [written--Heb. 12:22, 23] in heaven as reformers, restorers, as raising the foundations of many generations." E. G. White, SDA Bible Commentary, Vol. 4, 1151.


It is a great mistake to refer to any church militant, which includes tares, as the bride of Christ. Walter Veith has made that great mistake. Speaking of the new movement that has removed God, He snidely remarks that the bride God has chosen is good enough for him and he won’t criticize the bride Jesus has chosen. First of all, as stated, NO CHURCH MILITANT is the bride because Ellen White defines it as GUESTS GC, 42 6, 427.


It is a high spiritual crime to refer to a new organization, new movement, which has apostatized from the truth as the bride of Christ. That is a high indication of the principles of Isaiah 56:10-12. Only a dumb-dog watchman would make such an obvious and horrendous error. And every leader in the new organization, new movement that has removed God (1SM 204-205) is fully guilty of this heinous and grievous hostility toward God Almighty and His Son Jesus Christ. Every MEMBER of the new organization FORMED “AMONG” WITHIN, is guilty of this hostility toward God, and that is why the Ezekiel 9 slaughter of men, maidens and little children is slated to BEGIN AT HIS CHURCH, WITH THE CORPORATE IDENTITY OF HIS SANCTUARY, MODERN-DAY SPIRITUAL JERUSALEM.


9:6   Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the ancient men [LEADERS] which were before the house.

The church is God's fortress. His city of refuge, which He holds in a revolted world. Any betrayal of the church is treachery to Him who has bought mankind with the blood of His only-begotten Son. From the beginning, faithful souls have constituted the church on earth. In every age the Lord has had His watchmen, who have borne a faithful testimony to the generation in which they lived. These sentinels gave the message of warning; and when they were called to lay off their armor, others took up the work. God brought these witnesses into covenant relation with Himself, uniting the church on earth with the church in heaven. He has sent forth His angels to minister to His church, and the gates of hell have not been able to prevail against His people. {AA 11.2}

 

Through centuries of persecution, conflict, and darkness, God has sustained His church. Not one cloud has fallen upon it that He has not prepared for; not one opposing force has risen to counterwork His work, that He has not foreseen. All has taken place as He predicted. He has not left His church forsaken, but has traced in prophetic declarations what would occur, and that which His Spirit inspired the prophets to foretell has been brought about. All His purposes will be fulfilled. His law is linked with His throne, and no power of evil can destroy it. Truth is inspired and guarded by God; and it will triumph over all opposition. {AA 11.3}


During ages of spiritual darkness the church of God has been as a city set on a hill. From age to age, through successive generations, the pure doctrines of heaven have been unfolding within its borders. Enfeebled and defective as it may appear, the church is the one object upon which God bestows in a special sense His supreme regard. It is the theater of His grace, in which He delights to reveal His power to transform hearts.” {AA 12.1}


Note: Enfeebled and defective does not mean apostate, lest we should never have left Rome and then her protestant daughters in 1844. Lest Jesus and His disciples should never have separated from the apostate church of their day, and a true remnant would never be instructed by God in Isaiah 37:31, 32, to go forth out of Jerusalem. EVEN PHILADELPHIA WHO IS NOT FAULTED FOR ANY APOSTASY, IS SPOKEN OF AS WEAK, BUT NOT APOSTATE! READ ABOUT HER IN REVELATION CHAPTER 3.

·       The PURE DOCTRINES of heaven DO NOT unfold within the borders of the new movement, new organization that has removed God by an antichrist teaching on the human nature of Christ, and the Godhead.

·       God does not bestow His supreme regard on a new movement that has removed Him. That is why Ezekiel 9 slaughter begins there, and that is not the kind of supreme regard God bestows on His true church in which the PURE DOCTRINES of heaven are unfolding. The true church is now the Home Churches, conducted by Christ, just as were the Home Churches conducted by Christ and His disciples in the PREFIGURE TYPOLOGY of Christ’s response to the apostasy of the Jews from A.D. 27-70.

·       When Christ took the reins in His own hands in A.D. 27, to “gather out” those who would take the gospel to the then known world, were they disorganized, or were they led DIRECTLY by Christ?

·       Is any church as defined by The Upward Look, p. 315, organized and led by Christ? (See bottom of this vision)

 

"God has a church. It is not the great cathedral, (or the super mega church), neither is it the national establishment, neither is it the various denominations; it is the people who love God and keep His commandments. 'Where two or three are gathered together in My name, there am I in the midst of them.' Where Christ is even among the humble few, THIS IS CHRIST'S CHURCH, for the presence of the High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity can alone constitute a church." Upward Look, p. 315.

 

If you live where there is not one other fellow believer to worship with you on Sabbath, if Christ is present with you, does that make two or more? Yes it does friends! If you worship at a new movement you were never to join, that has removed Christ, is that a church? Is Christ’s Holy Spirit there? Nay!

 

"The church is in the Laodicean condition. The presence of God is not in her midst." Notebook Leaflets, p.99.

 

"The state of the Church represented by the foolish virgins, is also spoken of as the Laodicean state." E.G. White, Review and Herald, 8/19/1890.

 

"The church is in the Laodicean state. The presence of God is not in her midst.--NL 99 (1898). Latter Day Events, p. 49.

 

"To the end of time, the presence of the Spirit is to abide with the true church." E.G. White, Acts of the Apostles, p. 55.

1. “I was shown that those who are trying to obey God and purifying their souls through obedience to the truth are God’s chosen people, His modern Israel”. 2T-109.

2. “There is no other church than the assembly of those who have the word of God, and who are purified by it. Adventists, seeing that the churches rejected the testimony of God’s word, could no longer regard them as constituting the church of Christ.” 4 SP-237.

Commensurately, when we see a new organization rejecting the testimony of God’s Word, by removing pillar doctrines and God, we can no longer regard them as constituting the church of Christ, and to do so is to act with INDIFFERENCE IN A TIME OF GREAT CRISIS which is the worst hostility toward God Almighty.

"The enemy of souls has sought to bring in the supposition that a great reformation was to take place among Seventh-day Adventists, and that this reformation would consist in giving up the doctrines which stand as the pillars of our faith, and engaging in a process of reorganization. Were this reformation to take place, what would result? The principles of truth that God in His wisdom has given to the remnant church, would be discarded. Our religion would be changed. The fundamental principles that have sustained the work for the last fifty years would be accounted as error. A NEW ORGANIZATION would be established. Books of a NEW ORDER would be written. A system of intellectual philosophy would be introduced. The founders of this system would go into the cities, and do a wonderful work. The Sabbath of course, would be lightly regarded, as also the God who created it. Nothing would be allowed to stand in the way of the NEW MOVEMENT. The leaders would teach that virtue is better than vice, but GOD BEING REMOVED, they would place their dependence on human power, which, without God, is worthless. Their foundation would be built on the sand, and storm and tempest would sweep away the structure. [EZEKIEL 9 DESTRUCTION]

Who has authority to begin such a [NEW] movement? We have our Bibles, we have our experience, attested to by the miraculous working of the Holy Spirit. We have a truth that admits of no compromise. Shall we not repudiate everything that is not in harmony with this truth? E.G. White, Selected Messages, Vol. 1, 204, 205.  

 

Repudiate is the same as sighing and crying for all the abominations and following Christ’s example in the PREFIGURE OF A.D. 27-70. Read all about it in GC Chapter 1, and Matthew 22:1-10, which Ellen White reapplies to our day in Sermons and Talks, Vol. 1, pp. 4-9.

 

Who do you CORPORATELY IDENTIFY WITH? A new movement that has removed God, or Home Churches where Christ’s presence is. Remember, in the last PREFIGURE TYPOLOGY for God’s people, He gathered out those who would take the gospel to the world and they formed home churches. Were they organized? Oh Yes! By Christ taking the reins in His own hands.

 

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Matthew 22 Sermons and Talks, Vol. 1, pp. 4-9

 

Called to the Wedding Feast

 

(Sermon by Ellen G. White In Washington, Township, Iowa, Cir. 1874.)

 

     The words which I have selected as a foundation for a few remarks you will find in the 22nd chapter of Matthew, beginning at the first verse. [Verses 1-10, quoted.] {1SAT 4.1}

 

     The portion of Scripture presented before us, which I have referred to and have presented before your minds, is of intense meaning--much more than I am able to explain. It is of great interest to us, and we should consider it, and let it have due weight upon our minds. We find by perusing God's sacred Word of inspiration that when the promised Messiah, the Son of God, came into the world His own people, even His own nation--the Jews--would not and did not receive Him. As we are told in the first chapter of St. John, "He came unto His own, and His own received Him not" (John 1:11). {1SAT 4.2}

 

     The provision was made, but they would not receive it. The Father Himself provided a ransom, even a sacrifice. His own dear Son submitted Himself to His Father's requirements, came into this sinful world, became a man of sorrow and acquainted with grief. He went about doing good, speaking in tones of tenderness, saying in the deepest and most fervent and sweetest accents ever uttered, "Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you, and learn of Me; for I am meek and lowly in heart"; and He assures us we shall find rest to our souls. {1SAT 4.3}

 

     "Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage. But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise."

 

-5- {1SAT 4.4}

 

     The great King Himself hath made a marriage for His Son. He hath sent forth His servants for many hundreds of years, saying, "Come, for all things are ready." But how little do they [His people]  heed the invitation! They make light of it and go their ways to their worldly pursuits and worldly pleasures, the same as they have done for centuries. But the King sendeth forth His armies and destroys those murders and burns up their city [church], and we are told in the ninth chapter of Daniel, the 26th verse, that "the people of the Prince that shall come shall destroy the city...; and the end thereof shall be with a flood." {1SAT 5.1}

 

     "Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy. Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage." {1SAT 5.2}

 

     In the 14th chapter of Luke, verse 16, we find that there was made a great supper and many were bidden. Servants were sent forth to say to those that were bidden, "Come; for all things are now ready" [verse 17]. But they made excuses. {1SAT 5.3}

 

     The King of the kingdom hath made a marriage supper for His Son. He hath sent forth His servants to say to those which are bidden, "Come to the marriage." The Lord is sending His servants, saying unto all who will hear, "Come, make ready for the great marriage supper of the Lamb; He is soon coming to receive all the faithful to the mansions prepared by Him, to partake of the feast which He hath prepared." He is sending, and hath been sending His servants for some thirty years past to say unto His people, "Come, make ready, put on your wedding garments; clothe yourselves with meekness, humility, and truth, and have yourselves clad in the righteousness of Christ, that you may be

 

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able to appear before Him, and enter into the guest chamber with those who shall sit with Me at the wedding of My Son." {1SAT 5.4}

 

     All must be clothed with the wedding garment in order to be accepted, lest we be found speechless. {1SAT 6.1}

 

     Is it not of the greatest importance that we be found having on the robe of righteousness, that we be ready when the Bridegroom cometh to enter in to the marriage supper? May we heed the invitation given and make ourselves ready that we may have admittance into the Master's house, that He say not unto us that none which were bidden shall taste of His supper. In the parable, those who were bidden heeded not its invitation, but continued excusing themselves, feasting upon the pleasures of this world as the masses do at the present time. {1SAT 6.2}

 

     The servants of God are inviting and entreating them to come away from the alluring scenes of this vain and fleeting world, to make ready for the marriage supper, but they will not come. We hear them saying, There's no danger; tomorrow shall be as this day and much more abundant; no need of being disturbed. We must needs attend to farms and merchandise and the things of this life, lest we lose worldly interests, and become poor and suffer want. They forget that He who careth for the little sparrows and clotheth the lilies of the field, careth for the humble, trusting soul, and will guide and direct all those who are ready to do His will, and bestow upon His dear children such things as they need. To all who through patience and perseverance overcome, He hath promised to give a crown of never fading glory, a robe of righteousness, and an entrance into the beautiful city of our God. {1SAT 6.3}

 

     This same King is sending forth His servants today. He is inviting His guests, saying, "Come, for all things are now ready." The Lord of the marriage


                                      -7-

 

is soon coming: behold, He is at the door. Delay not to open the door, lest He turn away from receiving you and you enter not into the marriage feast. Open the door and receive the Master, that you may enter into the mansions of everlasting rest and never fading glory prepared for all those that love Him. Who will make ready for the coming of Him who hath said, "Behold, I come quickly; and My reward is with Me, to give to every man according as his work shall be" [Rev. 22:12]. {1SAT 6.4}

 

     If we neglect our spiritual interests, neglect to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable unto God, which is our reasonable duty, we become entangled with the trifling cares of this life. If we even once omit our daily duty of calling upon God for His divine aid, His care and protection, we lose one day's enjoyment. We have not the sweet, melting influence of God's Holy Spirit attending us through the day, but we feel cast down and easily discouraged. The enemy of souls is ready to take advantage [of us] and often does, bringing us into captivity and sin. {1SAT 7.1}

 

     We may sometimes be cumbered about much serving, like Martha; but how much more commendable was the act of Mary, who sat and listened to the teachings of Jesus. He says, "Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things: but . . . . Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her" (Luke 10:41, 42). {1SAT 7.2}

 

     How many times the things of this vain, deceitful world come between us and our eternal interests! Temporal things spring up within our hearts and choke those things which are spiritual. We permit the enemy of righteousness to persuade us that we should attend to the things of this life. We now and then neglect greater duties lest we suffer want. If we faithfully entreat God to

 

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give us strength and to perform temporal duties, and at the same time to give us grace and wisdom to overcome evil; if we have our hopes centered above and our conversation in heaven, whence we look for the Son of man who has bidden to the marriage all who will come: who has gone up on high to prepare mansions for all those who love and keep His sayings, and has told us He is coming to receive us, we may enter in to the wedding feast with Him, that where He is there we may be also. If we turn away from those calls and invitations, what will be the consequence? {1SAT 7.3}

 

     In the 13th chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, 46th verse, we find that if we put God's work from us, and judge ourselves unworthy of everlasting life, we have no reason to expect an entrance into the kingdom. The 24th verse of the 14th chapter of Luke informs us that "none of those men which were bidden shall taste of my supper." {1SAT 8.1}

 

     The great eternal Father has prepared a marriage feast for His Son. Will we give heed to His servants who have been and are being sent forth to proclaim unto us the solemn invitation? Or shall we make light of it? Oh, why refuse to make ready for the marriage of the Son of God? There is room for all who will accept the invitation. None can say [that] those things were not duly represented. Remember, when the good man returns, those who are ready will go in to the feast and the door will be shut, and there will be no further entrance, for we read that when "the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door" (Luke 13:25), then those who would find admittance will hear the answer, "I know you not. . . ; depart from Me." {1SAT 8.2}

 

     May we heed well the solemn warning and make ready to enter into the wedding, that His house may be filled. God's Word informs us, "Blessed are they that do His commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city" (Rev. 22:14). May we be found faithful, and give diligence to our calling, and possess the promised reward of the faithful, is my prayer.--Ms 8, 1874. (MR 900.56) {1SAT 8.3}

 

End Matthew 22 Parable from Sermon and Talks

 

In the Name of the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob,

 

R. William Beaulieu

 





Addendum for the Saints

 

Scripture on Home Churches

 

Act 16:32 And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.

Act 16:34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.

Act 16:40 And they went out of the prison, and entered into [the house of] Lydia: and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.

Act 18:7 And he departed thence, and entered into a certain [man's] house, named Justus, [one] that worshipped God, whose house joined hard to the synagogue.

Rom 16:5 Likewise [greet] the church that is in their house. Salute my well beloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.

1Cr 1:11 For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them [which are of the house] of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.

1Cr 16:15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and [that] they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)

1Cr 16:19 The churches of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.

 

Ellen White on Home Churches in the Alpha heresy

 

When the young men and women were kept away from the Alpha of apostasy in the church, what did they do and where did they meet for worship?

 

"There is a little hope in one direction: Take the young men and women, and place them where they will come as little in contact with our churches as possible, that the low grade of piety which is current in this day shall not leaven their ideas of what it means to be a Christian." E.G. White, Manuscript Release #995, p. 5.  

 

WHAT WOULD ELLEN WHITE ADVISE TODAY? WHAT WOULD JESUS DO TODAY? READ ON:

"Brother and sister Haskell have rented a house in one of the best parts of the city, and have gathered round them a family of helpers, who day by day go out giving Bible readings, selling our papers, and doing medical missionary work. During the hour of worship, the workers relate their experiences. Bible studies are regularly conducted in the home, and THE YOUNG MEN AND YOUNG WOMEN connected with the mission receive a practical, thorough training in holding Bible readings and in selling our publications. The Lord has blessed their labors, a number have embraced the truth, and many others are deeply interested." Review and Herald, September 7, 1905, Evangelism, p. 108.


The real question IS NOT whether or not Ellen White left the church in her day, WHEN IT HAD NOT YET COMMITTED APOSTASY, but rather the question of what was Jesus’ response when the church of His day DID COMMIT APOSTASY, and what He would do since the SDA church committed antichrist apostasy from 1955 on? That is the RELEVANT QUESTION today, according to the final PREFIGURE TYPOLOGY IN SCRIPTURE AND THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY, A.D. 27-70, Chapter 1 of The Great Controversy.


"Christ was a protestant...The Reformers date back to Christ and the apostles. They came out and separated themselves from a religion of forms and ceremonies. Luther and his followers did not invent the reformed religion. They simply accepted it as presented by Christ and the apostles." E.G. White, Review and Herald, vol. 2, 48, col. 2.  

 

Paul Left After Three Months

 

"And as they persisted in their rejection of the gospel the apostle (Paul) went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God. But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus." Acts, 19:8, 9.

 

Should Paul’s fear be our fear?

 

Fearing that the faith of the believers would be endangered by continued association with these opposers of the truth, Paul separated from them, and gathered the disciples into a distinct body.” E.G. White, Acts of the Apostles, p. 285, 286.

 

Was Paul’s church disorganized because he did not meet with the corrupt “organized Temple church” that Jesus referred to as the Synagogue of Satan?

 

"It is IMPOSSIBLE for you to unite with those who are corrupt, and still remain pure. (II Corinthians 6:14-15 quoted). God and Christ and the heavenly host would have men know that if he unites with the corrupt he will become corrupt." E. G. White, Review and Herald, Vol. 4, p. 137.  

 

The Lord will not write as wise those who cannot distinguish between a tree that bears thorn-berries and a tree that bears olives.


Individually, we are deciding our eternal destiny, deciding whether we shall enjoy the highest honor that can be given to man, even an eternal weight of glory, or be ranked with Satan by possessing his character, by dishonoring God because we profess to be Christians while misrepresenting Christ. Those who choose to reveal the character of the arch-deceiver identify themselves with him beyond the possibility of a change, because they choose not to see themselves as wrong. This was the course that Satan pursued.” {RH September 7, 1897, par. 16}

 

In the Name of the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob,

 

R. William Beaulieu

 

 

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 Chap. 301 - Be Singular--for Christ's Sake

     Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment. Ex. 23:2. {UL 315.1}

     To be singular for singularity's sake is positively detestable, below the dignity of a Christian, but to be singular because it is necessary to be so as the result of worshipping God and Him only, places Heaven's dignity upon man. We must not be afraid of being singular when duty requires us to be thus to exalt and honor God. . . . {UL 315.2}

     Do not court singularity for the sake of being odd, but for the sake of avoiding sin and dishonor to God. And in this case we are not to mind even the multitude who are against us. "Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil." {UL 315.3}

     Because the law of God is made void in our world, does it make it a virtue to transgress that law? It may appear to the world a very small matter for the Christian to be in harmony with the world by just the act of keeping Sunday for the Sabbath in the place of the seventh day, but God's Word says the seventh day is My holy day. The man of sin says, "I make a Sabbath for you and you must keep the first day of the week." . . . {UL 315.4}

     God has a church. It is not the great cathedral, neither is it the national establishment, neither is it the various denominations; it is the people who love God and keep His commandments. "Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them" (Matt. 18:20). Where Christ is even among the humble few, this is Christ's church, for the presence of the High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity can alone constitute a church. {UL 315.5}

     Where two or three are present who love and obey the commandments of God, Jesus there presides, let it be in the desolate place of the earth, in the wilderness, in the city enclosed in prison walls. The glory of God has penetrated the prison walls, flooding with glorious beams of heavenly light the darkest dungeon. His saints may suffer, but their sufferings will, like the apostles of old, spread their faith and win souls to Christ and glorify His holy name. The bitterest opposition expressed by those who hate God's great moral standard of righteousness should not and will not shake the steadfast soul who trusts fully in God. . . . {UL 315.6}

     They that will be doers of the word are building securely, and the tempest and storm of persecution will not shake their foundation, because their souls are rooted to the eternal Rock.--Letter 108, Oct. 28, 1886, to her older sister and her husband who had not accepted the Sabbath truth. {UL 315.7}


 

 

 

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