This Blog Post is dedicated to my Brothers Michael, Angelo, and my Sister Sara.
Project Bible (Day 07)
Song by Southern Raised: “Go Tell My Brothers.”
“Thanks for the Southern Gospel Sounds” I will be sure to share this message with my brothers.”
I’m going to let everyone in on a little secret that the powers of darkness meaning the devil and his demons don’t want you to know… Hell is covered up…. Meaning the devil doesn’t want to be uncovered as the thing that goes bump in the night… He is a master at decieving people. Right now, any one of us, could easily be decieved by the enemy and sometimes we don’t even know it, when we realize it, it could sometimes be too late…
I say that Hell is covered up because I believe it is. For me in order to get conformation of that how all I have to do is look in the Bible. The Bible I use of course is THE KING JAMES VERSION first let’s talk about Heaven and Hell….
In the new testament in the book of Luke the 16th Chapter we read about the poor and man and the rich man. Lazarus being the poor man and the rich man having plenty. Jesus himself spoke on the subject of the two men and their two different destinations.
Luke 16:19-31King James Version (KJV)
19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.2 And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;23 And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.24 And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.25 But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.26 And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.27 Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father’s house:28 For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.29 Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.30 And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.
As I read the scripture yesterday about Lazarus and The Rich Man, I reflected on the movie God’s Not Dead.
To confirm if this topic that I am talking about today is chosen by God. I got confirmation after doing some browsing on Google. Now I could go into great theological detail about the devices the devil uses and the distractions that everyday people are faced with on a daily basis. Even though I’m not going to go into vast detail. I am however going to provide a small list of just a few devices the devil uses to distract people to get their eyes off of God.
1. Money: The Devil places high value on money, but what value does it really have to God?How many times has a country relied far too often on money and than the country itself proceeds to go bankrupt which leads to an economic downfall. An example of this situation in real time would be the country of Greece facing debt starting in late 2009.
SEX: These days the youth are exposed to a greater degree of morale and moral decline in recent years. This is in part due to the way Satan uses and abuses the fleshly desires of a man or woman. Sex is coming at this generation in full force because the devil knows he has but little time left before he is thrown into the pit like yesterday’s garbage. While God uses technology to bring people into the truth. The devil uses technology to get people to veer away from the truth. There was once a time where women and men alike were respected for their virturousity. Howver once the devil got into your home by way of a dirty magazine, filthy movie or an website that produces whoredom we quickly realize that we are weak indiviuals on the surface especially without God in our lives.
I could go on about the moral decay facing planet earth today but I don’t have enough space to write another book on the 17 works of the flesh listed in the book of Galatians Chapter 5.
The rich man’s problem was his focus while living was on his money, that was his pride and joy. He didn’t have eyes focused on Jesus. The most common question I get as a Christian is, “If you believe in God, how do you explain why bad things happen to good people?
For an answer to that question I’ll leave you with this scene from God’s Not Dead featuring Dean Cain talking to his ailing mother in a nursing home.
This concludes the message for today on Project Bible 365 ( Day 07) Hell Is Covered Up