Three Strikes – part 2

Continuing on in 1 Corinthians, chapter 5, Paul is talking about those that committed fornication with “his father’s wife.” Apparently the man is not repentant and Paul tells them:

In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when ye are gathered together, and have the Spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ. To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.” (JST vs. 4-5)

Paul later lumps in all kinds of sinners into this mix, not just fornicators. Sin allows bonds of attachment between us and those entities that want us destroyed. The longer and more often the sin is committed, the stronger the bonds become. In other words, the bonds strengthen a little more each time the sin is committed until they are impossible to break.

What we learned is when your house is swept clean and you don’t change or repent, it allows the demons access again to your house/body. Only they come back with more “friends” and are stronger. That is the problem. If someone that has received a complete clearing calls and asks for another clearing, did they invite that which had been swept clean (throw out) back into their house? Do you SEE the gravity of this problem? (Or are they an empath and just need a “cutting.”)

Our friend asked for a second clearing, as things had not changed and the problem had come back, only at an aggravated level. Z mentioned the Lord Jesus Christ had taught that if we cast these new and more powerful entities off the second time and then she does not change and therefore invites them back the third time then there is a real problem. At this point the bonds and or integration will have become so strong that the best thing the Lord Jesus Christ can do for them is to allow “the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved” as Paul states. At this point there would be nothing further we could offer her. Paul says it pretty succinctly at the end of chapter 5.

“But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat. For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? Do not ye judge them that are within? But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.”  (1 Cor. 5:11-13)

This is so serious I’m going to repeat it again. The problem is, once they have invited those entities back the third time, the entities are powerful enough and so thoroughly bonded and integrated to the individual that there is nothing we can do for them. They are to be given to Satan so he can then destroy the body and only then can our Savior Jesus Christ save the spirit. Yes, they will spend time in Hell. The problem is if the entities are not cast out and kept out, they will also spend time with us in hell. We are to clear ourselves and stay that way, becoming a new woman or a new man in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

The saddest are those that have had the clearing who then, due to old habits, put out the welcome mat inviting entities into their cleaned house and have no idea they are back. The new entities seem to convince them of their spiritual superiority or their great intelligence in all things spiritual, that they can’t be deceived, and how they don’t have any demons on or in them. Their revelation is steadfast and sure; they are always right. They will declare how much power they have, not acknowledging, if they have “power” to do anything of a righteous nature, it only came from our Savior. Some will have the power they desired, but it comes from the wrong source. They will see visions, prophesy, work so called miracles, hear the “spirit” tell them what to do, all in the name of their god and declare it comes from the God of Light. They don’t seem to understand that if they are full of dark, evil entities they will have a hard time doing much of anything of Light. But will still claim the “power” and declare all the good they have done for others. Some declare that other people are the problem and they seem to have no issue letting them know this and calling them out for it. Go read the post about looking in the mirror and you will read the dark things they are doing and guess what, many have no idea. Or worse, they do know and the entities help them not to care.

We have written about a former local religious leader that I had. He had helped me in the past, several times, by loaning me a truck for a week, bringing us food, and always saying hello and waving at us. He was also the one I have on a recording telling me that a LDS General Authority Seventy made him disfellowship me back in 2007. In interviews the same religious leader called me a liar, called my wife a liar and insulted my family and friends. He told me what he would allow me to do in general and what he would allow me to do for a living. He really knocked the crud out of D&C 121, condemning himself continually. Yet I really liked the man, feeling that he was between a rock and hard place. When he transitioned a few years ago I asked Z about him. She mentioned that four dark angels came and took him to meet his god. Little “g” god, not a God of Light like our Father in Heaven. This actually disconcerted me and so I mentioned all the good that he had done for everyone. Realizing he was taken to hell and had become a minion was hard to accept. What we are discussing today is a hard doctrine. Yet they seemed to know and understand it anciently, a doctrine which we seem to have no clue about. Back to Z’s comments.

“Yes,” she replied, “but why did he do those things? What was the intent of his heart?”

Moroni explains it quite well:

“For behold, God hath said a man being evil cannot do that which is good; for if he offereth a gift, or prayeth unto God, except he shall do it with real intent it profiteth him nothing. For behold, it is not counted unto him for righteousness. For behold, if a man being evil giveth a gift, he doeth it grudgingly; wherefore it is counted unto him the same as if he had retained the gift; wherefore he is counted evil before God.” (Moroni 7:6-8)

What is our intent? To be seen of men? To “show” God that in reality we are a good person? “Hey God, look at me, I gave the homeless guy a fifty spot!” Z told me to look at the intent of the man’s heart, the same place that God the Father looks at in each of us and see why he did those things. I looked and admitted it wasn’t for the right reasons.

Is this why God declares that “a man being evil cannot do that which is good; neither will he give a good gift.” The intent of their heart is off. It isn’t for God or our Lord Jesus Christ, even though outwardly they may declare such. It is for themselves, for their own self-aggrandizement. That is why it is evil. No matter how much you give away or help, if it is to be “seen” or to show how wonderful and great you are, it is accounted evil unto you.

So what is in our core, our heart? Is it light or dark? If we have determined it to be dark and want to change, having a clearing is a great place to start. But not until we begin to set ourselves right before God and repent. We need to understand that just getting a clearing will NOT solve our problems, or change what is in our hearts core, if darkness dwells therein. That is why we harp and harp and harp on changing our habits, our inner core, and our thoughts. And actually change isn’t a good word. We’ve all gone through eight years of “Hope and Change” and what did that give us? It is about transformation. Transformation and change are two different things. We can force change through power and coercion. Isn’t that what laws are designed to do? If my hammer is big enough I can get you to do many things. I have seen that many times in my life. My church uses a temple recommend or membership as a hammer to coerce much from its members. But it seldom is very long lasting. Once the threat of the hammer is gone, we will usually return to our vomit, scripturally speaking of course.

Transformation comes from within and is long enduring. But it is made by your choice. It comes about by coming unto our Lord Jesus Christ and Him only. No man, men, women, government, or church can do it for you.

It requires a woman or man to bend their knees in humility and pray. It requires the woman or man to look to Him only, their Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Not some man-made god Satan has created for us to fool ourselves with, like the god Source. We are to ask our true God, the Lord Jesus Christ for guidance how to live, think, act, and what to do. And no, I’m not talking about getting His permission to go to the bathroom or to wash the stench off our hands.

It requires us getting into the scriptures and really study them. I tell people that I had no idea how to study the scriptures until I attended Denver Snuffer’s Book of Mormon class he taught every Friday night for many years. They will tell me they wished they would have had the same opportunity. Good heavens people, read his books. Want to know what the class was like? I’m reading Volume 2 of “Remembering the Covenant.” It’s like being back at his class. If we got through a verse of scripture in one hour we were flying. Studying, really studying the scriptures is essential.

It requires us to have an honest desire to know, really know and study. You have to realize you can’t do it without Him, our Lord Jesus Christ. It’s about giving up and going to Him. Many of us do these things according to our wisdom and not the Lord Jesus Christ’s. That is what gets us into trouble. We think we can do it or we have been through some self-improvement course and know we can do all things ourselves. We don’t need Him.

Wow, I’ll wrap this up tomorrow.