Seek, and NOT FIND
By: Jo Smith…. Nov. 19, 2016
Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
Jesus said the above..MANY will seek to ENTER IN and not be able.
Strait is the gate that leads to eternal life. This is what they are seeking, and not able to find.
Now, Why? Why are they not able to find, even though they are seeking to find it?
They are not looking to God’s word and obeying it. They have accepted some false church, false teacher, false apostle and prophet to teach them and refuse to listen to God’s Word.
God said, search or judge yourselves and see if you are in the light of truth.
You refuse to judge yourselves, instead you try to judge others.
Ask yourself: do you ever say to God, AND MEAN IT,..’show me your will?’
Do you know in your heart that you are not going to do what He shows you, when you say it; or do you draw back from even saying it, knowing you will not do what He says?
The Israelites told Jeremiah, ask God what we should do. Jeremiah told them what God said, and they said, we will not obey this; we will do what we wish ourselves.
Jeremiah told them, You refused in your heart, even when you asked. You knew you were not going to obey God when you said it.
(I suppose they had hoped that God would somehow tell them what they wanted to hear, and they could go on pretending they loved God).
How many times have you heard someone say, God said this or that, and you did not even bother to seek in the Word of God and ask God to show you if it is true or not? You simply do not care.
How is it that many are ‘seeking’ to enter into the kingdom of God, and yet cannot do so? And don’t go saying this is not true, I started this message with Jesus’s own words, stating that many will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
For starters, they regularly attend what they call a local assembly, or church. Those words, ‘local assembly’ is not one time in any Scripture, yet they fully believe this lie. “Go to church”, is not in Scripture, either.
They have not taken the time to search the Scripture, as Jesus told us to do, to see if this is true or not. They do not care.
They pay their preacher, even though scripture plainly teaches that this buying and selling of the things of God, is the MARK OF THE BEAST.
Jesus said, do this freely. Yet no one believes in doing it freely. Even you who pay for that lying message, think this is somehow going to help you get in. It is right the opposite.
You will sit for hours and watch some mess on your TV, or some ballgame, but to sit and read a message which takes up five minutes of your time, you are not going to do that. So you remain in your darkness, thinking you are walking in the light.
If you were walking in the light, you would seek to find out if this is true or not. You would find your way out of that jungle of false doctrine. You would have God giving you messages to teach to others, instead of just sitting like a dumb bell in your local assembly, expecting that hireling to teach you.
It is the OBLIGATION of every child of God, to learn his word and TEACH IT. We are all supposed to feed the body of Christ. Yet most of you cannot even feed your own self, much less others.
If you truly were seeking to enter into the kingdom of heaven, or the body of Christ, you would take everything you hear and go to the Word of God to find out if it is true or not. You would gladly accept anything that you find to be truly written in Scripture, and reject that which is not. Else you cannot enter into the kingdom. Hence, your running to your local assembly is not going to get you into the kingdom of Christ.
Here is a direct quote from the Word of God; yet almost all of you totally reject this and do exactly what God commands you NOT TO DO:
Jeremiah 10King James Version (KJV)
10 Hear ye the word which the Lord unto you, O house of Israel:
2 Thus saith the Lord, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them.
3 For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe.
4 They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not.
5 They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither also is it in them to do good.
Yes, folks. There is your decorated Xmess tree. God called this the way of the HEATHEN, and commanded us NOT TO DO THIS.
Yet millions do this in honor of the sun god and say it is because of Jesus Christ. You refuse to ask God if this is true or not, for in your heart, you know it is devil worship, and you flat refuse to give it up and serve God in truth. Is this true? Of Course not. So you are not into TRUTH, but love lies.
Jer. 20: 14 Cursed be the day wherein I was born: let NOT the day wherein my mother bare me be blessed.
(Here is a direct COMMAND from God, not to bless the day wherein his mother bare him. You try to do away with this and say, it is talking about Jeremiah; not Jesus…..BUT, he said at the beginning of each chapter, THUS SAITH THE LORD; or this is the word of the Lord. so you are without excuse…..it IS SPEAKING OF THE BIRTHDAY OF JESUS CHRIST.)
The second witness: Job 3: 3 Let the day perish wherein I was born, and the night in which it was said, There is a man child conceived.
4 Let that day be darkness; let not God regard it from above, neither let the light shine upon it.
5 Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.
6 As for that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year, let it not come into the number of the months.
7 Lo, let that night be solitary, let no joyful voice come therein.
8 Let them curse it that curse the day, who are ready to raise up their mourning.
See, a direct COMMAND from God, to CURSE THAT DAY AND NOT BLESS IT….no joyful voice in this day. Yet you flat refuse to seek to know if this is true or not, for you know in your heart that you are not going to obey it, if it is true…..so you are seeking to enter in, and are not able…that little mess you call christmas means more to you than eternal life.
You all say, this was to Israel, not to me. So you think God changed his mind and said for you to do what he commanded them not to do? Is his Word not for you also? You do greatly err, not knowing the Lord.
In the Book of Acts, the people asked Peter how to be saved. He said:
37 Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
Now many of you refuse this and say, it is not for us today. So where did God tell you not to obey this? You are listening to the liars that you pay to preach lies to you and do not seek to know the truth. You know in your hearts that you are not going to obey it, no matter what.
Then there are some who claim to obey this, yet they refuse the rest of Scripture and fake tongues. Their church teaches them to fake tongues. Hence, they are seeking to enter in, and are not able. If tongues is true, (and it IS ), they why fake it? It is lies of satan. And you gobble up those lies and are not able to enter the kingdom of eternal life.
The very ‘local assembly’ that you attend and pay, is teaching you the lies that will damn your soul. You gladly eat up these lies, for they allow you to keep you HEATHEN HOLIDAYS, and refuse to separate yourselves from the world, and be a peculiar people, as God commands us to do. Hence, you seek to enter in and are not able.
There are many, many other ways many are seeking to enter in, and not able…..because it is contrary to Scripture— But I have said enough for anyone to be able to see the truth.