Battle for Sheep Leadership.

Photo Above:  Peace and tranquility among the Kurdish sheep before
offences of the present ISIS invasion.

NOTE:  Many Arabs and Muslims are considered to be friends in Saudi Arabia,
Algeria, Libya, and Iran--you can tell by the way they shake hands then place
that hand over their heart that friendship is important; and there is absolutely
no desire to offend them, rather to be a friend in return.  The Arabs of Ishmael
and the 12 tribes of 12 princes have been blessed of God materially, but only a
few have come to know real salvation from the Prophet Messiah, the Lord
Jesus Christ, and this failure to know that Jesus indicates they not also know
not the real God who is the Father of the Lord Jesus Christ.  At all costs they
must hear the truth, that they not be among the millions--Arabs, Jews, and
Gentiles--of II Thessalonians 2:11,12, “And for this reason God will send them
strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, that they all may be
condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness.”

Be not deceived, the battle is raging on near to the END, for world leadership of the
sheep, between God the Father and Jesus His Son and other real and imagined world
leaders such as Jews and Judaism, Arabs and Islam, and just plain sinners which is the
only real label that means anything to the great God the Father and great Shepherd God
the Father up there in heaven.  The original Bible as Word of the God/ Shepherd is no
way supplanted by Mohammed, the Koran, and Allah that had there beginnings 700
years later.  No matter how many Muslims, radical or otherwise, exist in the world today
since their awesome beginning around 700 A.D., it is just plain foolish for them to think
that any book like the Koran or the extra 3 Bibles of Mormonism, which took only a few
years to write and were the products of only one man each, could even from the
standpoint of earthly wisdom, compete with the Bible which was written over a period of
at least 4,000 years and by over 50 authors from the human standpoint.

17-1:  The Jesus Door of salvation versus the door of thieves, robbers, and
hirelings
1.  The Thieves and Robbers of salvation like ISIS.
“Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door
of the sheep.   All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the
sheep did not hear them.  I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be
saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. The thief cometh not, but for to
steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that
they might have it more abundantly.”  (John 10:7-10)
2.  They are also amateurs in the history of the world, originating 700 years after Jesus
the read door, and which Jesus as with other alternative salvations and Prophets calls
“hirelings” for amateurs.  Their Prophets are also wolves that flee and disappear when
their own hide is at risk.
“I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.  But
he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not,
seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth
them, and scattereth the sheep.  The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling,
and careth not for the sheep.  (John 10:11-16)
3.  This boastful other doors of humanity salvation are Prophets of cowardice, for they
hide for self survival; and while one might say, “Well, it is natural and normal to hide in
order to survive,” the opposite is what the real DOOR Jesus did.
a.  Hirelings like ISIS are amateurs that hide from danger to protect themselves, and
allow God's sheep to be scattered everywhere.
“But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not,
seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth
them, and scattereth the sheep.  The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling,
and careth not for the sheep.”  
  b.  Jesus did not run and hide when the other wolves came to kill and maim and
destroy, for on the cross when faced by all the evil powers of Judaism, He gave His life
for the sheep.
“I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.”

17-2:  Oh yes, offences must come in this world, Jesus said but woe unto the
world and to the individuals such as ISIS from whom these offences come.
Oh yes, Jesus was also a realist, recognizing that abuses, or “offences” in the words of
the Bible are going to come, teaching, “it must needs be that offences come”; however
woe, woe, woe unto the world because of these offences and woe to the man by whom
those offences come.  Matthew 18:6-8:  Jesus takes offences very personal, so do you
feel the tug on your neck from the millstone, and the water from the depth of the sea
drowning you!
”But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were
better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were
drowned in the depth of the sea.  Woe unto the world because of offences! for it
must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence
cometh!  Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast
them from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than
having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.”  (Matthew 18:6-8)
1.  Offences are to be expected, and the offenses of ISIS and other terrorists have
their cup running over with the offenses against humanity of murder, maiming, and
destroying.  Offenses are part of the world nature because of the plague of sin that
rebels against the very nature of God.  The world will pay for all its offences against
believers in Jesus, but accountability at the END comes down to “that man”, or any man
that has offended a little child or a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ.
“Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences
come; but woe to that  man by whom the offence cometh!”
2.  You are hiding now in a group of thieves, murderers, and destroyers; but as you
stand before the only LORD God Almighty, the God of Judgment, at the end of the last
days, it will be just you and accountability for your personal offences.
3.  We call terrorists such as ISIS “thieves”, and such is backed up by the Prophet
Messiah Jesus Himself, so how does Jesus define a thief?  It is found in John 10:1--
“Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the
sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.  
But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.”  (John 10:1,2)
a.  Criminals of alternate doors of salvation are thieves and robbers per above Word of
God.
    b.  Those that kill, steal, and destroy are thieves according to the Prophet Messiah
Jesus.
“The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that
they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.  I am the good
shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.”  (John 10:10.11)
   c.  The thieves and false Prophets such as ISIS and Bagdady take lives while the real
Prophet Messiah Jesus gave His life for the sheep on the cross in making atonement to
God for the sins of the world as above, “the good shepherd giveth his life for the
sheep”.
3.  Groups like ISIS are striving to provide an alternative DOOR to the salvation of
humanity, and in the process they are also providing false Prophets of salvation by
alternative doors than that of Jesus Christ.  Pretenders to the way of salvation that really
kill, maim, and destroy, and are called THIEVES.  As radical Muslims have interpreted
the Koran to their advantage, a book so much copied after the Bible and 700 years after
the Bible, they overlooked the simply command of the real God, “You shall not steal.”  
This one glaring failure alone destroys all their claims at rightness and righteousness,
revealing within itself who the real infidels are.  Then throw on top of that your
overlooking and failures on “Thou shall not kill”, and you are a miserable worm of an
excuse for a child of God.  Granted so much of Judah and Judaism failed as they, like
the Arabs of Ishmael, claimed Abraham as their father, hearing the immediate response
from Jesus, “You are of your father the devil, and the works of your father you do.”  
(John 7:10)
 ISIS, as allowed by God the Father as He previously allowed first Assyria and then
Babylon to take captive Israel and Jerusalem, is probably going to take both Iraqi and
Syria, because what you see now is really a culmination of the rising tide of the mystery
of sin and lawless, which Paul said was already active during his days on earth (II
Thessalonians 2:7).  And then with their recruits of masses from Gaza, the West Bank,
the refugees in Saudi and the UAR, etc.  they are going to flood in against Israel and
Jerusalem.  You see all these world labels of terrorist groups does not matter, for all of
it is unfathomable MYSTERY that the world will not believe until on TV we see the
hordes coming against Jerusalem.  A mystery already revealed in the Bible of II
Thessalonians 2:7, but a mystery which will remain a mystery until we see it on TV,
because few read and heed the Bible.  This great mystery of history has essentially
three sources that remain to be revealed on TV in the sense that it will be seen:  (1)
Satan, who is the original liar and destroyer; (2) the human spirit that covets and “lusteth
to envy” (James 4:5), let loose by group sanctioned behavior; and (3) that unexplainable
mystery of the rising tide of sin and lawlessness.  When murder can be justified in the
name of Allah, Mohammed, and the Koran, that is a mystery until seen; when the
destruction of villages and towns and places of worship can be justified in those same
names, that is a revealed mystery of history; when they can behead, and rape, and kill,
and send into slavery for money, women and children in the name of religion, that is a
revealed mystery of history.
II.  Long before in History, Mohammed and even Jesus lived on this earth, the
Prophet David wrote in Psalms 23 “The LORD {the chosen name from Hebrew
of the great LORD God of this universe, Creator, only called by the OT Prophets
to nations, the LORD of hosts as He is Lord of Jews, Arabs, and all Gentiles,
whether they accept it or not} is my shepherd, I shall not want...”
“Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the
sheepfold, but climbeth up  some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.”  
(John 10:1)
NOTE:  Notice “the door” from these teachings of Jesus as only one door for
the salvation of humanity--”Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the
sheep” (John 10:7)  It is a little complicated like the parables Jesus told so that
just anyone would not understand them and being saved; for as above Jesus is
the door, but in John 10:2 below, Jesus is the shepherd of the sheep that
enters in by the only door of salvation provided by God.
“But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.”  (John 10:2)  
To oversimplify for purpose of parable understanding, as seen below in 10:3,
God the Father is the porter that opens the door for the designated sheep  To
him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own
sheep by name, and leadeth them out.”  (John 10:3)
NOTE:  That is a beautiful picture for all humanity, terrorists, Islam, or other
brand label of sinner.  God the Porter opens the door of salvation; the sheep
hear the voice only of the great Porter Himself; the Great Porter of the door of
salvation calls each of His own sheep by their personal name {you shepherds
of the Middle East, do you have individual names for each of your sheep}; and
no matter how deep they are in the bondage of sin and Satan, He can and will
lead them out the door of freedom from bondage and to salvation!
17-3:  All humanity of all nations know and recognize the voice of the real God
the Father versus the “voice of strangers”.
”And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the
sheep follow him: for they know his voice.  And a stranger will they not follow,
but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.  (John 10:4-6)
Anytime any Arab, Jew, Muslim, American and any Gentile {all inadequate labels of the
world} stands between their children, of any children and Jesus, that is killing Jesus and
the influence of Jesus in their lives; and the Prophet Jesus, the Son of God, taught it
would be better for them to have a millstone tied about their neck and be cast down to
the very deep waters of the sea, then to face accountability to God in life after death, of
after the Second Coming, which ever comes first.  Any voice--social, political, religious,
or military--that intervenes in any way between just one child and Jesus has become a
stranger and a strange voice to those children.  If left alone without social and
environmental pressures, every child in this world would automatically recognize the
inward voice of God, the Father of the Lord Jesus Christ.
1.  Lying deception among the Arabs and Muslims.
What ISIS is doing to the peoples of Iraqi and Syria is not even human, much less
religious.  It is immoral, unethical, and the very incarnation of evil:  in fact you would have
to say that it is collective demon possession, and that is exactly what Paul, and the Holy
Spirit through Paul, predicted in II Thessalonians as Satan took over a Man of sin, or
men of sin as Man is a prototype, stating in II Thessalonians 2:8-10--
“And then the lawless one {if the terrorists/Prophet Bagdady can not be called
the lawless one, then he is certainly one of the prototypes, and will do until a
worse one comes along} will be revealed {a different kind of revelation, the
revelation of history, or on TV and the internet the world is becoming aware of
how low a group of men can sink when Satan takes over control of their lives
even if it is under the disguise of Allah’s name}, whom the Lord will consume
with the breath of His mouth and destroy with the brightness of His coming
{God and the Jesus Christ of the Second Coming as these armies surround
and seek to destroy Jerusalem is not going to leave it up to the US or any
coalition, their destruction as predicted in the Prophet Zechariah will be so
personal to God and Jesus that it will be done by out of the mouth of God
Himself and out of the very brightness of Christ’s second coming}.
“The coming of the lawless one {in the Prophet Daniel he is called a man of
fortresses, or a man of war, alias a warring Prophet} is according to the
working of Satan {there you have it, when you see as you do now in the Middle
East the workings of Satan himself, then you know you are dealing with the
lawless one or lawless ones}, with all powers, signs, and lying wonders {you
certainly have that in ISIS, the wonders are seen by all as it grows like a killing
virus, and when you consider the mass of Muslims, or would be Muslims,
attracted because of their hate of the Jews and the taking of their land by Israel,
the expansion is going to be unstoppable}, with all unrighteous deception {what
deception from these man of sin and Satan, that they are inspired to do these
atrocities in the name of religion and god} among those who perish [the ones
easily being deceived are also those who have substituted a god called Allah
for the Father of the Lord Jesus Christ, substituted the Prophet Mohammed for
the Prophet Messiah Jesus Christ, and substituted the Koran for the Bible},
because they did not receive the love of the truth {any and all are susceptible to
Satan and the lawless ones who have not already received the love of the truth,
the truth in Jesus and the truth in the Bible}, THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED.”  (II
Thessalonians 2:8-10)
Social engineers, the Pentagon and White House and civil workers of the US and other
Western countries are stumped by ISIS and will continue to be stumped by ISIS until
they can face up to the realities of demon possession like Jesus so often dealt with in
the Bible, and those demons were among the Jews.  The difference between an
ordinary Muslim and Jew, or even Mormon, and a radical one is the difference between
the degree of influence that the substitute god (Satan) that they have allowed to have
control in their lives, in other words either devil influence in the milder cases or demon
possession in the cases like the lawless one, the Man of Sin.  The big difference
between demon possession in the Bible and demon possession now is that now it is
being doing in the disguise of the religion of Islam.  Now is time allowed of God for
Satan to do his last dirty work before the Second Coming of Christ cleans this out.
2.  Lying deception among the Jews.
Without respect and time with the Bible, many of high intellect and otherwise, have
sallied forth based on their own wisdom of the world, become deceived and
propounding all kind of weird notions even about Messianic Judaism.  Not that it is easy,
even after you ponder of Paul in Romans 11:28, how the Jews can be both blessed by
God for the sake of His promise to Abraham, and at the same time be our enemies
because of the Gospel.  Now, that is a dilemma that is hard to deal with, thus we have
two extremes in the world today, those like Hitler and Muslims who hate Israel, or the
other extreme of those who try to put the Jews today on the same level as the Gospel
of the Lord Jesus Christ when we all know that they demanded as a nation that Pilate kill
Jesus when Pilate wanted to set Him free.  And further, they continue to kill Jesus today,
at least his influence among their kids, in their own lives, in opposition to the progress of
the kingdom of Christ.  Ponder on Paul for a while in Romans 11:28 and see if it is
consistent with your brand of Messianic Judaism--
“As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes: but as touching
the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes.”  (Romans 11:28)
However, in order to fully understand this, you must read Paul before in Romans 5:10,
how that BIC {Before In Christ} we were also once enemies of the gospel of Jesus, and
still would be had it not been for the intervening grace and power of God through the
Holy Spirit--
“For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his
Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.”  (Romans 5:
10)
Jesus put the pride of unbelieving Jews in their place under God when He said, “And
think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you,
that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.”  (Matthew 3:9)
3.  Among the Jews, the Arabs, Muslims, Mormons, or with any religion today which is
based on human works rather the salvation of God by grace has the same problem, and
Paul expresses it in these words--
“Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be
saved.  For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according
to knowledge.  For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going
about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves
unto the righteousness of God.  For Christ is the end of the law for
righteousness to every one that believeth.  For Moses describeth the
righteousness which is of the law, That the man which doeth those things shall
live by them.  But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say
not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down
from above:) Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ
again from the dead.)  But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy
mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach; That if thou
shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart
that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.”  (Romans 10:1-9)
17-4:  This parable, as intended by Jesus, could not be understood by the
typical member of Judaism as it will not also be understood by the typical
Muslim, or any other unredeemed person of this world not selected and called
and chosen.
“This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things
they were which he spake  unto them.”  (John 10:7
)
1.  Perhaps some can understand before it is too late, Jesus is THE DOOR OF
SALVATION FOR ALL HUMANITY.
“Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door
of the sheep.”  (John 10:8)
2.  Jesus spoke directly of the thieves and robbers that came before Him, but certainly it
also applies to the thieves and robbers of salvation today.
“All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not
hear them.  I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and
shall go in and out, and find pasture.”  (John 10:9)
3.  He, anybody that enters this proper door of Jesus, will be saved.
“I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and
out, and find pasture.”  (John 10:9b)
17-5:  These fortunate members of humanity that chose the door of Jesus
along with the Sheperdhood and Portership of God the Father can go in and
out of that door to enjoy the eternal pasture of Psalm 23,of “The LORD is my
shepherd...”
1. The Promise.
“...he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.”  (John 10:9c)
2.  Benefits of the eternal Pasture that starts on this earth, those of Psalm 23.
“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.  He maketh me to lie down in green
pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.  He restoreth my soul: he
leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil:
for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a
table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with
oil; my cup runneth over.  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the
days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.”

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