How to identify those people in the churches of the Laodicean Church in this time of the end ?
After all the prophecies of the Old Testament prophets and the book of Revelation, even the parables of Jesus of the New Testament, having been interpreted and revealed in the time of the end, then is fulfilled the words of Gabriel the angel of God to prophet Daniel ever since about 2.500 years ago as mentioned here below :
“But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end : many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased..”
“And he said, Go thy way Daniel : for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly; and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.” -- Daniel 12 : 4, 9 – 10.
The period of time of the end has been identified by the run to and fro of people from one place to the other, from one country to the other, and from the rapid development of science and technology which is indeed very impressive up to this very moment.
And that is the reason why we should have unavoidably to conclude that the time of the end will soon be over. But how is the spiritual condition of the Laodicean Church today? And how is it next ?
When Bro. William Miller had begun his interpretation of the prophecy of Daniel beginning with the subject mentioned in Daniel 8 : 14, which is the beginning of the judicial session of the investigative judgment in the heavenly sanctuary in October 22, 1844, then all the prophecies of the Old Testament and the book of Revelation, and even the whole parables of Jesus in the New Testament ever since, continue to be interpreted. William Miller was then followed by Mrs. EG. White with her three angels’ messages, which is the Spirit of Prophecy. And then the last is Bro. Victor T. Houteff with his Shepherd’s Rod of the message of the angel of Revelation 18 : 1. Thus, after the whole Bible and all the secrets things therein be fully interpreted in this time of the end, then is fulfilled the words of prophet Amos when he said :
“SURELY THE LORD GOD WILL DO NOTHING, BUT HE REVEALETH HIS SECRET UNTO HIS SERVANTS THE PROPHETS.” -- AMOS 3 : 7.
All the prophecies of the Old Testament prophets, and the book of Revelation, and even the parables of Jesus, which are so mysterious in the past, have now been interpreted fully by God Himself to His servants the prophets. We, therefore, have to know the servants of the Lord one by one and their messages. And they are no other than Bro. William Miller, and Mrs. EG. White and Bro. Victor. T. Houteff.
Due to the fact that all the mysteries of God in the Bible have just been revealed and interpreted in the time of the end, began in 1831 with the book of Daniel, then the next are the book of Revelation, the book of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi, and all the parables of Jesus in the New Testament, are to be revealed. These are all to be interpreted and revealed especially for us the Laodiceans of the time of the end.
From John to the Seven Churches in Asia
The apostle John said :
“”The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John : . ………………….
“John to the seven churches which are in Asia : Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come ; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne;
“I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet, Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last : and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.” – Revelation 1 : 1, 4, 10, 11.
We need to know that the history of the New Testament has been divided into seven periods of time by the name “the seven Churches in Asia.” The first period of time is called the Church of Ephesus. Mrs. White said : “This church had been highly favored. It was planted by the apostle Paul ……” – THE STUDY BIBLE BY THE ACADEMY ENTERPRISES, INC. COPYRIGHT 1993, PAGE 1378.
The seventh and the last one is the Laodicean Church in the time of the end. And this is the Seventh day Adventist Church.
The name “Laodicea’ came from the Greeks words : Lao and dekei, which means people or to speak and judgment. The Laodicean Church, therefore, means people proclaiming judgment, which is the third angel message of Revelation 14.
Due to the fact that the book of Revelation was sent ever since to the whole seven Churches in Asia, whereas the interpretations thereof have just given us in the time of the end. This is to prove that the prophetic seven Churches must inevitably mean the seventh Church only, which is the Laodicean Church of Seventh day Adventists. The Laodicean Church is the same Church of God that should have traveled all the history of the New Testament ever since the beginning. Number “7“ (seven) in the prophecy means completeness. The servant of the Lord said :
“The number 7 indicates completeness, and is symbolic of the fact that the messages extend to the end of time, while the symbols used reveal the condition of the church at different periods in the history of the world.” – The Acts of the Apostles, p. 585.
“In the Revelation all the books
of the Bible meet and end. Here is the complement of the book of Daniel.”– The Acts of the Apostles, p. 585
In the book of Revelation all the interpretations of the Bible meet and end. Here also is the complement of the book of Daniel. Therefore, due to the fact, that the book of Revelation applies mainly to the Laodicean Church, then all the books of the Bible which comprise the prophecies of the Old Testament prophets and the parables of Jesus in the New Testament, and even the book of Revelation itself, they are all to follow suit. They are all applying mainly to the Laodiceans of this time of the end.
Thus it is, that it is no wonder why “the testimony” mentioned by prophet Isaiah in Isaiah 8 : 20, which was later revealed by John the Revelator as the testimony of Jesus or THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY in Revelation 12 : 17 and Revelation 19 : 10 (margin), are not as yet known in denominations of other Christian Churches in this time of the end. Even among the so-called Laodiceans themselves, the majority of the Adventist believers are still in the dark of the so-called THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY, just in this late hours of their time of deliverance to the kingdom.
Church and her spiritual condition
According to the name, the Laodicean Church is therefore indicating a people who proclaim the message of the investigative judgment in the heavenly court of justice as those prophesied through the three angels’ messages of Revelation 14 : 6 – 9 here below:
“”And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to Him ; for the hour of His judgment is come : and worship Him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.
“And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.
And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand. The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of His indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb.“ --- Revelation 14 : 6 – 9, 10.
The three angels’ messages above have been completely interpreted in the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY. But due to spiritual Luke warmness of the ministers of the Church that the messages which are very decisive for the fate of salvation of men and women of the earth, have been neglected for a long time.
The servant of the Lord Bro. William Miller and his message had come ever since 1931 to fulfill the messages of the first and the second angel of Revelation 14. Although he had failed to declare correctly the antitypical day of atonement as the purification of the Church through an investigative judgment, he had successfully found through their calculation that the October 22, 1844 are the day, and the month, and the year of the end of the 2300 days of Daniel 8 : 14. Thus is the prophecy of Daniel 8 : 14 fulfilled in October 22, 1844. And the antitypical day of atonement or the beginning of the purification of the Church through an investigative judgment in the heavenly sanctuary began at the date.
And those who proclaimed the second coming of Jesus to occur at the date to purify the earth with fire, were then fallen as those proclaimed through the second angel’s message : Babylon is fallen, is fallen …….. etc !
Then followed by Mrs. Ellen G. White, who came in 1844 to succeed Bro. William Miller and his messages. And just was Mrs. White, who then under the inspiration of God, to rectify all the faults of those taught by Miller. And from Mrs. White herself came the third angel message of Revelation 14. And then the whole three angels’ messages be provided us by her in the so-called the Spirit of Prophecy publications. And then ever since was the Christian World divided prophetically into two categories : The Babylonian Christian Churches who then fell on and on the one side and the Laodicean Church under the guiding hands of God and His servants the prophets on the other side.
Mrs. EG. White herself was later succeeded by Bro. Victor T. Houteff in 1929 and his message of the angel of Revelation 18 : 1., which has been developed ever since by the name : THE SHEPHERD’S ROD.
According to her name “L a o d i c e a“, therefore, that the Laodiceans have been commissioned to proclaim the investigative judgment to take place in the heavenly sanctuary ever since 1844, then the Laodicean Church must inevitably comprise only those of the law abiding people. Or else most of them would unavoidably be hypocrites. Because how could it be possible for those who are transgressors of the law to have the capacity to proclaim the message truthfully well ?
That is the reason why John the Revelator has ever since before told us of the spiritual identities of those Laodiceans of the time of the end in the following words :
“And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.” – Revelation 12 : 17. “For the testimony of Jesus Christ is the Spirit of Prophecy.” – Revelation 19 : 10 margin.
The woman = the Church of God, her son = Jesus Christ ; her seed = the Christians ; then the remnant of the seed of the woman would unavoidably indicate the remnant Church, who are none other than the Laodicean Church. This is the true church of God which due to their faithfulness as law abiding people, they would have been very much hated by the dragon. Though for now they seem still free from any attack coming from the wrath of the dragon, the time will come that soon before their deliverance to the kingdom in the future, they would unavoidably pass a time of trouble, which is the antitypical time of Jacob’s trouble. Prophet Jeremiah in his prophecy of the troublous time, has ever said :
“Alas, for that day is great, so that none is like it : it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble; but he shall be saved out of it.” – Jeremiah 30 : 7.
The Angel of the
Laodicean Church and his spiritual condition
Since the Laodicean Church is known to represent the people of God who live in the time of the end, then those represented by the angel of the Church of the Laodiceans must inevitably be found from the two statements of the servants of the Lord as here presented below :
“The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches : and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.” – Revelation 1 : 20.
“God’s ministers are symbolized by the seven stars, which He who is the first and the last has under His special care and protection.” – Gospel Workers, p. 13.
Now since the angels of the seven Churches represent God’s ministers of the seven Churches, then the angel of the seventh one, which is the Church of the Laodiceans must inevitably represent the m i n i s t e r s of the Seventh day Adventists Church, beginning from those working with the General Conference of SDA in USA up to those living in the remotest areas of the world. And how then is their spiritual condition predicted ? To this end John the Revelator has ever written as here below :
“And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then, because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of my mouth.
Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:”
“I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eye salve that thou mayest see. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. Behold I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.” – Revelation 3 : 14 : 17 – 20.
Attention ! You are cordially requested to read again the Revelation 3 : 14 – 20 and its deliberation in another paper entitled : SPRITUAL CONDITION OF THE ANGEL OF LAODICEA AFTER THE 1888 !”
Let us read carefully, that the statement in Revelation 3 : 14 – 20 was factually coming from the Lord Jesus Himself. The statement was addressed specifically to the angel of the Church of the Laodiceans, who are the ministers of Seventh-day Adventist Church. The spiritual condition of the angel mentioned there could not be transferred to the Church of Laodicea, or to the people of the Laodiceans themselves, because they have their own condition predicted by the Lord. Thus it is, that the lukewarm condition mentioned by the Lord Jesus above is not the spiritual condition of His Church in the time of the end. Absolutely not, even up to the end of time the Laodiceans of God would never be implicated in the sin of those who are lukewarm
Spiritual Condition of the diehard
followers of the angel of Laodicea predicted
Prophet Jeremiah has long before prophesied in the following words :
“THUS SAID THE LORD ; CURSED BE THE MAN THAT TRUSTETH IN MAN, AND MAKETH FLESH HIS ARM, AND WHOSE HEART DEPARTETH FROM THE LORD.” -- JEREMIAH 17 ; 5.
From the fact that at the fulfillment of the prophecy of Isaiah 66, those same cursed men would be slain by the Lord, then their spiritual identities according to the prophet could be traced through the same chapter here below :
“For by fire and by his sword will the LORD plead with all flesh: and the slain of the LORD shall be many. They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst, eating swine’s flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the LORD.
“For I know their works and their thoughts: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory. And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pull, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Ja-van, to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory.” -- Isaiah 66 : 16 – 18.
For by f i r e that represents the Holy Spirit, and by His sword which represents His word of the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY the Lord is now pleading with us in the Church of Laodicea. And after this there will be a purification of the church through a process of investigative judgment in the heavenly sanctuary. And when it comes to our cases to be investigated, then only those who fail to have their names retained in the books of life are to be slain. Their identities are as follows :
(1) They “that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst, eating swine’s flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the LORD.”
Seventh day Adventists who usually sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the churches on the Sabbath Day behind “one tree” that represents a pastor or a minister of the church, have been prophesied by prophet Jeremiah as those “THAT TRUSTETH IN MAN, AND MAKETH FLESH HIS ARM, AND WHOSE HEART DEPARTETH FROM THE LORD.”
(2) ” …… eating swine’s flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse..”
Let it be understood that only the basic Law of the Ten Commandments is immutable. The Testimony, or the Testimony of Jesus, which has been developed up to the time of the end in the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY, is changeable, because they contain the rules of implementation of the basic Law.
The law of health in the book of Leviticus chapter 11 as ever known among us is included in the Testimony. As the rules of implementation of the basic Law is changeable, then the law of health of the book of Leviticus chapter. 11 has been changed into the law of health reform in 1863. In the law of health reform 1863 no more meat of any clean animal is permitted us to eat, because all kinds of animal have been proclaimed abominable.
Those who fail to live up to the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY as the rules of implementation of the basic Law, would certainly fail also to obey the law of health reform 1863. By failing to refrain from meat eating, Seventh day Adventists would be condemned similar to those “eating swine’s flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse. They shall be consumed together, said the Lord.
(3) They are the people who had made up their mind to depend only on the Organization and its ministers. They have been prophesied as a people who idolize idols that walk, and the man-made idol, which is the Organization. Read Timely Greetings, vol. 1 No. 5.
The Outsiders who attend
Regularly Sabbath services in the Church
The servant of the Lord said :
“Christ has made baptism the sign of entrance to His spiritual kingdom. He has made this a positive condition with which all must comply who wish to be acknowledged as under the authority of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Before man can find a home in the church, before passing the threshold of God’s spiritual kingdom, he is to receive the impress of the divine name, “The Lord our Righteousness.” Jeremiah 23 : 6.
“Baptism is a most solemn renunciation of the world. Those who are baptized in the threefold name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, at the very entrance of their Christian life declare publicly that they have forsaken the service of Satan and have become members of the royal family, children of the heavenly King. They have obeyed the command : “Come out from among them, and be ye separate, …… and touch not the unclean thing.” And to them is fulfilled the promise : “I will receive you, and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be My sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.” 2 Corinthians 6 : 17, 18. – 6 Testimonies for the Church, p. 91.
However, after the angel of the church of the Laodiceans fell into the spiritual condition of poverty, nakedness, and blindness ever since 1888, and even after they were spewed out of Jesus’ mouth in 1935, then ever since even up to this very moment there are many names, registered in the church books, are not Christians. This information is coming from the Lord Himself through His appointed servant in the following words:
“The accession of members who have not been renewed in heart and reformed in life is a source of weakness to the church. This fact is often ignored. Some ministers and churches are so desirous of securing an increase of numbers that they do not bear faithful testimony against unchristian habits and practices. Those who accept the truth are not taught that they cannot safely be worldlings in conduct while they are Christians in name.” --- Evangelism, p. 319.
“Too much hasty work is done in adding names to the church roll. Serious defects are seen in the characters of some who join the church. Those who admit them say, We will first get them into the church, and then reform them. But this is a mistake. The very first work to be done is the work of reform. Pray with them, talk with them, but do not allow them to unite with God’s people in the church relationship until they give decided evidence that the Spirit of God is working on their hearts.”
“Many of those whose names are registered on the Church books are not Christians.” --- Review & Herald, May 21, 1901.
Due to the fact that the gold, white raiment, and the eye salve that represent the whole truth of the Law and the testimony or THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY have been repeatedly rejected in the churches even up to this day, it is no wonder, therefore, if we have to justify that Seventh day Adventist churches in the world today have been dominated by the outsiders, whose names are registered on the Church books and are not Christians.
There is actually an undeniable fact that nearly all baptism given to the new comers up to now have been carried out without any proper preparation, neither on the side of the candidates nor on the side of the angel of Laodicea themselves. Baptism, which is basically for the sake of changing status of those baptized, from the children of men (the outsiders) to the new status of the just or the children of God, has now become a free entrance for the Enemy to get his agents freely flooding into the Church. And how the Laodiceans of God have been themselves slowly bit by bit crowded out of the church they have ever helped to built.
Baptism as a decisive factor for : To be
An Immanuelite Christian or a Mahershallalhashbaz
As early as ever before the history of the Church of the Laodicean has been prophesied by prophet Isaiah in the following words :
“Therefore the Lord Himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.” – Isaiah 7 : 14, 15.
“Immanuel” as a prophetic word is yet in need of interpretation. We will find the meaning in Matthew 1 : 23 as follows : “Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.” – Matthew 1 : 23.
Jesus personally was truly born again through virgin Mary. But He was actually born through the Holy Spirit, and not by the will of man. Immanuel which means God with u s (plural) is unavoidably addressed to the Laodiceans of God, who have been baptized (or born again) by water and the Holy Spirit in the time of the end, according to Isaiah and his prophecy.
B u t t e r and h o n e y as His (Jesus) food must unavoidably represent the spiritual food of the Laodiceans of God in the time of the end. And that is the Law and the testimony, which is the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY of Revelation 12 : 17 ; 19 : 10 (margin). It is the Law and the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY that have enabled them to refuse the evil and to choose the good.
But to the contrary, in regard to Mahershallalhashbaz prophet Isaiah in his prophecy said :
“Moreover the Lord said unto me, Take thee a great roll, and write in it with a man’s pen concerning Mahershallalhashbaz .………………………” And I went unto the prophetess; and she conceived, and bare a son. Then said the Lord to me, Call his name Mahershallalhashbaz For before the child shall have knowledge to cry, My father, and my mother, the riches of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria shall be taken away before the king of Assyria.“ -- Isaiah 8 : 1, 3, 4.
Since Maher-shalal-hasbaz has no other choice to eat than only depending on mother’s milk to sustain life ever since their babyhood. Then no wonder if the consequence is very serious, that they will totally be lacking the ability to know their parent well to call them My Father, and My Mother !
My Father represents Jesus Christ, and Jesus Christ Himself is the Word. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. …. ……..And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.” – John 1 : 1, 14. The Word that must be known and understood is the Word in Its completeness ever since the beginning. And that is the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY.
My Mother represents the Church, which is the woman who has given birth to us or has baptized us into membership of God’s Church of Laodicea. They are the ministers of Seventh day Adventist Church, represented by the woman. But how is their spiritual condition predicted in the holy Write? Are they also yearning to enjoy b u t t e r and h o - n e y which is now offered them absolutely free of charge ? Due to the fact that their own growth is now stagnant, and their spiritual condition is so deplorable and dwarf. This is positively proven to us that the angel of Laodicea has been spewed out of Jesus’ mouth. They are themselves now being implicated in the sin of the Mahershallalhashbaz.
The whole churches of the Laodiceans in the world today have actually been fully dominated by the Mahershallalhashbaz. And since the whole WORD represented by Jesus ever since the beginning no more much appreciated in the churches, then let us again listen to Paul the beloved apostle of old when he said :
“For everyone that useth milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.” — Hebrews 5 : 13, 14.
Attention: Regarding the babies Immanuel and Mahershallalhashbaz you are kindly requested to read on the other subject entitled : KNOWING TO REFUSE THE EVIL AND CHOOSE THE GOOD. -- ISAIAH 7 : 14, 15.
R E S U M E E :
How to identify those people in
the churches of the Laodiceans today ?
To those who are in the habit of going to the church every Sabbath “to sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst,” let them take it seriously to understand :
(1) that the “one tree in the midst of the gardens” will unavoidably represent the angel of Laodicea. And due to his spiritual poverty, nakedness, and blindness, they as ministers of Seventh-day Adventist Church have been spewed out of Jesus mouth ever since 1935. Why is the 1935 ?
For the sake of fulfilling the Call for a Spiritual Revival and a Spiritual Reformation by Mrs. White in the Review and Herald of February 25, 1902, the Lord has sent us Bro. Victor T. Houteff to come in 1929 with his message of the Shepherd’s Rod, which is the message of the angel of Revelation 18 : 1 to unite with the third angel message of Revelation 14 by Mrs. White into the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY. Both messages now in the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY are to enlighten the earth, beginning in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Mrs. White said :
“A revival and a reformation must take place under the ministration of the Holy Spirit. Revival and reformation are two different things. Revival signifies a renewal of spiritual life, a quickening of the powers of mind and heart, a resurrection from spiritual death. Reformation signifies a reorganization, a change in ideas and theories, habits and practices. Reformation will not bring forth the good fruit of righteousness unless it is connected with the revival of the Spirit. Revival and reformation are to do their appointed work, and in doing this work they must blend.” – Review and Herald, February 25, 1902.
Houteff came in 1929, and then in 1935 he had established his own General Association of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, USA. as a reorganized body of General Conference of SDA. From the fact that reformation signifies a reorganization, then General Conference of SDA as the angel of Laodicea must have been prophetically spewed out of Jesus‘ mouth in 1935. The servant of the Lord said :
“To those who are indifferent at this time Christ’s warning is: ‘Because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of My mouth.’ Revelation 3 : 16. The figure of spewing out of His mouth means that He cannot offer up your prayers or your expressions of love to God. He cannot endorse your teaching of His word or your spiritual work in anywise. He cannot present your religious exercises with the request that grace be given you.” –- 6 Testimonies, p. 408.
(2) That the majority of those attending church services every Sabbath are not the Laodicean Church of God, or the remnant Church, because they lack the spiritual identities of those mentioned in the Revelation 12 : 17; 19 : 10 (margin). They do not keep the Commandments of God according to the rules of implementation in the Testimony of Jesus Christ, which is the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY. They even reject the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY either partially or wholly, because they do not fully believe in Mrs. E.G. White and Bro. Victor T. Houteff.as their own prophets of God. Whereas through the prophecy of Amos to the Laodiceans we have been warned :
“Surely the Lord God will do nothing but He revealeth His secret unto His servants the prophets.” — Amos 3 : 7.
Who are indeed the prophets in this time of the end, who have revealed the secrets of the Old Testament prophecies, the mysterious book of Revelation and the parables of Jesus, in this time of the end ?
Whereas the majority of those attending church services every Sabbath have been prophesied to be slain / Isaiah 66 : 17, because they have been in the habit to sanctify themselves and to purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst. That is, cursed be the people that trust in man and make flesh their arm, and whose hearth departeth from the Lord. Jeremiah 17 : 5.
(3) That among those attending church services on the Sabbaths there are also outsiders, who have been received into Church membership through baptism that is not properly prepared. Such baptism is invalid. The people were given baptism without first having the knowledge that the Law and the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY must be obeyed by all who want to grow spiritually as citizens of the Kingdom of God. In the prophecy of Isaiah such people have been categorized as babes of Mahershallalhashbaz, who are not as yet knowing their parents well to call them : M y p a p a and m a m a !. Their growth is stagnant and spiritually dwarf permanently.
Oftentimes those who are more affluent in material things have more chances to win the majority vote of the people in the yearly election to be appointed chairman of the church.
(4) That among those attending services on the Sabbaths there are only a few people who are the true Church of Laodicea. These are the true Laodiceans of God in this time of the end according to their spiritual identities as those mentioned in Revelation 12 : 17 ; 19 : 10 (margin). Ever since the beginning of their baptism they already won the consent of the Lord as the babes of “Immanuel.” Their spiritual growth is steady, because after first being fed on the milk, and then on the butter and honey. Of such the apostle Paul ever said :
“For everyone that useth milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.” — Hebrews 5 : 13, 14.
Due to the fact that the Law and the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY are no more recognized in the churches of Laodicea, that the law abiding Laodiceans of God are very often condemned for misleading the people with the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY. And then through a majority votes of the people the Laodiceans of God should have to be dismissed from their own church membership, only for the sake that the name of the Lord should be glorified. Do you see this odd ? Prophet Isaiah has ever since warned us in the following words :
“Hear the word of the Lord, ye that tremble at His word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for My name’s sake, said, Let the Lord be glorified : but He shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.” --- Isaiah 66 : 5.
Is there still any chance for them to repent ?
A. The Organization of General Conference of SDA and their ministers in all over the world as the angel of the Church of the Laodiceans, that have been spewed out of Jesus’ mouth ever since 1935, could no more be forgiven their transgression, because they have been fallen in sin against the Holy Spirit. Nevertheless, every one of them “personally” not as minister of the gospel could still be forgiven their sin when they are willing to buy gold that is tried in the fire, white raiment, and the eye salve, that even up to now are still available within their reach to buy.
B. Whereas for those the diehard followers of the angel of the Church of Laodicea, who have been accursed of the Lord as those prophesied in Jeremiah 17 : 5, the kindhearted Father of Heaven is still willing to forgive them as long as they are themselves willing to hear His voice pleading with them in the following words :
“Whom shall he teach knowledge ? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine ? ‘them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line, line upon line ; here a little, and there a little : For with stammering lips and another tongue will he speak to this people. Isaiah 28 : 9 – 11.
The diehard followers of the ministers of the angel of Laodicea must have stopped depending on their teachings, either through their sermons from the pulpits or from their Sabbath School lessons. Only those that are weaned from the milk of their mother, and drawn from the breasts that could be fed on the knowledge and doctrine, which is the Law and the Testimony of Jesus Christ, which is the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY.
For with stammering lips and another tongue, which is not of his own tongue nor with Hebrew of the prophet Isaiah, will he speak to this people in the time of the end. So he that speaks must be none other than Bro. Victor T. Houteff, the naturalized American citizen from Bulgarian descent, who now speaks in English to our people in the time of the end.
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For those who are still doubting the prophetic words of prophet Isaiah as those deliberated above, the loving kind God of Heaven pleads yet again with them to assure them through the same servant in the following words,
“For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater : So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth : it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.” ---- Isaiah 55 : 10 – 11.
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