Part 1 Special Report The Day That Forever Changed The World
by Carlton Pruitt
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About a month ago I wrote an article entitled "Was 911 An Inside Job?" and mentioned that I had written A Special Report back in October 2001 and sent it to my email list. Below is that report for your perusal. The official government account of what happened on that dreadful day has been and is still being questioned by the more discerning among us
This report is rather long but it is important that you read it very carefully if you value the importance of understanding what is going on in the world today.
WARNING: Things will never be the same since the World Trade Tower attacks. There is some evidence that our government knew about these attacks before they occured. Reminds me of the time I discovered Gary Allen's research about the attack on Pearl Harbour and that President Roosevelt knew in advance that the Japanese were going to bomb us but he did nothing to stop it.
Our religious freedoms could be assaulted as well as our general civil liberties as airport security tightens with baggage check ins, and a whole lot more restrictions which I will not name at this time.
A religious union is taking place in the world as a result of the September 11th, attacks on the World Trade Center. Many people have layed aside their religious beliefs and differences in an effort to unite against terrorism.
A New World Order is being prepared to dissolve personal values and beliefs that are deemed politically incorrect and contrary to the world peace movement in keeping with the goals of the the United Nations and those who oppose this world peace effort could possibly undergo persecution, imprisonment and even death in the years to come when the spirit of Anti-Christ deceives and gains control over the minds of ungodly and wicked leaders.
We may be many years away from this scary scenario or we may be closer than we realize. Certainly the attack on the World Trade Center is a wake up call and I believe a trumpet of judgement to call Americans to repentance and faith in Jesus Christ and not a call to a blind allegiance to an ungodly sort of patriotism that follows our government willy nilly into the next course and political agenda it has marked out for itself.
Many religious faiths have gathered together in New York City to pray to God for his blessing and protection. It is good to pray, the Bible says so, and we should pray often and not just in calamitous times or on dreadful days.
But which God are we to pray to?
Our President, who claims to be a Christian, failed to gather people together in the name of the one and only true God the Lord Jesus Christ when he spoke and joined hands with several liberal denominations who have forsaken the true gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Present at this gathering were nominal Christians from the major liberal Protestant denominations which tolerate the sins of Sodom and Gomorrah, Jews who reject Jesus Christ, the only Lord and saviour (Messiah) the Roman Catholic church and other religions no doubt.
Yes, there were people killed in the World Trade Towers who were not just Christians. There were undoubtedly Jews, Muslims, and even atheists as well as New Agers and God only knows who else that worked in those buildings.
Yes, President Bush is the president not just of Christians but of the United States which represents many religious beliefs but is there or is there not ONE TRUE GOD?
Will God hear the prayers of lawless ones? No! (Proverbs 28:9)
Is God pleased when men gather together and pray to an unknown god or a god that serves as the lowest common denominator of a people?
Of course not! "The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight." Proverbs 15:8
A perfect opportunity was missed, I believe, by our Presidnet to proclaim and pray to God the father almighty, maker of heaven and earth and to Jesus Christ his only begotten son who shall come to judge the nations in righteousness.
Being politically correct is a temptation we are all too prone to but being politically correct isn't always being true to God and in this instance I think our president was lacking in moral courage, unwilling to suffer the reproach of Christ inorder to gain the favor of men by doing what was politically expedient.
Billy Graham has made the same error in joining hands with the uncircumcised in heart. This was a mistake and does not speak well of one who professes the Christian faith.
We can and should pray that President Bush does exercise, if he is truly converted, a godly courageous faith that would show true leadership even if it might make him unpopular with the American people and his party. We might add that this might disqualify his membership in the the secret society of the Skull and Bones. So be it. Can or should a Christian even belong to such an order?
True Christians love sinners and this includes Muslims and people of other faiths but we should not pray with them as though their god were our God. We should pray for them.
Our religion is not a militant religion in the sense of taking up arms and forcing people at gunpoint to accept Christ. All such efforts down through history have proven to be a travesty and disgrace to the cause of Christ and is a denial of God's soverereign grace in converting sinners through the simple preaching of the gospel which is foolishness to the lost world (1 Cor. 1:18)
Nobody likes rejection and when the church doesn't see immediate results when spreading the good news it may be tempted to take
up arms and spill blood but this is NOT GOD's WAY. Witness the Roman Catholics and Protestants in Ireland today warring against each other and in the name of God. Why and how in God's name can this be? Throughout history why have and why do men fight be it religion or politics or whatever?
Well, why do people fight? Read James 4.
From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? Men lust for riches, power, and more of this world. This lust comes from pride, selfish ambition, covetousness (which is idolatry) hatred and revenge.
We are told in Ephesians 6:12 that we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
What this means is that our primary fight is not with carnal weapons against the Islamic Fundamentalists or the Budhists or the Hindu religion. True, these religions are all enemies of the gospel but we conquer these enemies not with hateful words or fleshly means such as guns, bombs or missles.
Our warfare is spiritual and we must therefore put on the whole armour of God to withstand in the evil day when Satan tempts us with false doctrine and subtle errors and allurements designed to draw our souls away from heaven and from following Jesus Christ.
Remember our greatest enemies are often unrecognized within the ranks of conservative evangelical churches in these last days. Why is this? Because Satan comes as an angel of light to deceive and lead astray, if it were possible, the very elect.
Every Christian that is on his guard easily sees the false teachings of the liberal churches and the so called great religions of the world like Islam. If you want to be an effective witness be faithful in proclaiming the glorious gospel of Christ and contend for the faith once delivered to the saints in the manner or way that Jude prescribes (Jude 3,4) for there is a way that SEEMS right unto a man but the end thereof are the ways of death. Proverbs 16:25.
There is a movement which is militant and dangerous known as the Christian Reconstruction movement, Kingdom Now/ Dominion Theology. Many so called Christians have been lead astray by the false teachings of this heretical movement which has infiltrated the charismatic movement as well as many conservative Reformed and Fundamentalist churches.
Some examples are of its leaders are: Gary North, Gary DeMar, the late David Chilton and Greg Bahnsen, Robert Morey, Ken Gentry, Earl Paulk, Randall Terry, David Barton, Jay Grimstead, Tim LaHaye, Bill Gothard and many many others who cross denominational lines. These men are intelligent and learned in man's wisdom but I am afraid these people do not understand the nature of God's kingdom nor do they evidence the meek and loving spirit of our Lord Jesus Christ but rather many are proud, arrogant, unwilling to learn the truth because they have their hears tied to no tongue but their own.
The leaders of this movement would like to force Biblical principles upon an ungodly society through their misunderstanding of the Bible. Desiring to be teachers of the law they seek to recruit professing Christians to engage in social and political activism not mindful of our ethical duty to keep a separation of Church and State.
Note: I did not say a separation between God and state. There is a difference.Our task, we are told, is to take dominion over the earth in the name of God.
Please tell me where is this political activism taught in the New Testament? Give me a few instances where the apostolic church engaged in such a dominion mandate? Jesus never taught it nor did any of the apostles to my knowledge.
The Great commission is what our Lord commanded his disciples and this is something far different. It involves preaching the gospel to every person in every nation. Why? Because this is how the kingdom of God is established, namely through preaching the Word of God. When people are saved they are born again and enter into the kingdom of God. This kingdom is spiritual and cannot be seen with fleshly eyes.
The failure of Reconstructionism is that it fails to understand the covenant of grace under the New Testament administration. All attempts at trying to bring America back into its supposedly former "Christian" state are doomed to failure. Frankly, that's not the Christian's goal.
We are to live our life and let our light shine in our individual callings but these callings must be lawful. Not every job or career can be occupied by a Christian once we understand the clear commands and principles of what Jesus taught.
Today the church must separate itself from the world and not allow itself to be infiltrated with worldy thinking, clothing, entertainment or anything else contrary to the gospel.
We are a holy people who must not tolerate sinful living in the local church, but in the world where God will judge the ungodly there will be sinful living and this we must tolerate during our brief pilgrimage here on earth, though it vexes our righteous souls even as it did Lot while living amongst the sodomites.
To quote one definition of the movement is: "Reconstructionism believes that the law given for the political and legal ordering of ancient Israel and is intended for all people at all times; therefore, America is a political system based entirely on Biblical
For further investigation into the erroneous ideology and teachings of this movement just go to Yahoo or Google and type in false teachings of Christian Reconstruction Movement and you will find several links or should.
If you want to know more about a particular teacher who professes to be a Christian just go to a search engine like Yahoo or Google and type in something like the false teachings of Chuck Colson or James Dobson and you will discover a list of documentation and reports detailing their ecumenical and psychological gospel among other errors.
Biblical Discernment Ministries summarizes the various errors propagated by different teachers. You'll be surprised at the many neo-evangelical and evangelical teachers whose books are found in most any Christian bookstore.
DON"T BE DECEIVED!
If you are reading books by a particular author who professes the Christian faith check out what he/she really believes and is teaching and then compare this with the Bible. We are commanded to prove all things and to hold fast that which is good (1 Thess. 5:21)
Both the pulpit and the pew need to be carefully examined today as to doctrine. Laymen as well as elders are liable to be mistaken somewhere in their belief.
There are no infallible preachers or teachers but all are prone to err in some areas of doctrine, therefore, we are not to blindly trust any preachers but must try the spirits and prove or test them by the word of God.
We must not despise faithful preaching and application of Biblical truth for God has given such gifted men to the church for her edification and sanctification. This is a means of grace that we are not to despise but rather to appreciate.
Hereby we are to increase in knowledge, love, grace and faith. There is a Biblical basis for separating from erroneous teachers who profess faith in Christ but I think this separation has primary reference to those bringing in damnable heresies into the church. 2 Peter 2:1 These teachings undermine the very foundation of the church and seduce people to follow their pernicious ways.
Such false teachers usually are proud and admit to no error and never encourage their disciples to examine or question what they teach. They flatter men in their sin and "with feigned words make merchandise of you." verse 3 These covetous souls desire to gain much wealth through increasing their number and rank of followers. I'm speaking now of men like Robert Tilton, Benny Hind, Oral Roberts and Robert Schuller who preach a wealth and prosperity gospel as well as the gospel of self-esteem.
There are many false gospels today that we must be on our guard against. Witness the many Charismatic churches today as those affiliated with the Toronto blessing and "holy laughter". This strange phenomena has people howling out noises like animals and falling down on the ground for prolonged periods of time without being able to get up, while others unleash a paroxysm of uncontrolable laughter. Where do we find Biblical sanction for this behavior?
NOTE: At the end of this report I will give you several weblinks to click on to that detail and report the various heresies and the teachers that are infiltrating the local churches.
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The gospel is still the power of God unto salvation to everyone who believes. Romans 1:16 The problem is that pastors and Christians leaders have not always been faithful in carrying out the great commission in God's way and have mistaken the nature of Christ's kingdom.
Both the political conservatives and liberals have the mistaken notion that politics, education, economics, etc will somehow usher in a prolonged age of peace and prosperity on this sin cursed earth before the Second Coming of Christ.
Such carnal thinking does not reflect Biblical teaching of our being strangers and pilgrims here on earth and the main political parties vie against each other with their own way of
implementing their own political agenda.
The religious right foolishly imagine that Jesus, were he on earth, would be a registered Republican. The Democrats think Jesus would picket and march in their rally. Both parties are wrong.
Listen to Jesus' words carefully when confronting Pilate about his kingdom in John 18:36
36. My kingdom is NOT OF THIS WORLD: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence.
37. Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice."
Here we see that Christ's kingdom is unlike the kingdoms of earthly rulers which rise to power from military conquest, succession, or inheritance or popular vote. To be a member of Christ's kingdom one must be born again (John 3:3)
This spiritual kingdom was being set up in the days of Christ but it was only received by a relative few in Jesus' day. Now Pilate was greatly interested in learning if Jesus were a king or if he considered himself a king because Pilate no doubt wanted no rival or competiton to his throne and kingdom which was political in
Jesus saith, "Thou saist that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice."
The truth is king and Jesus was the truth and therefore the king who in majesty rides prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness Psalm 45:4. He came to free men from the bondage of Satan and lead them into his service.
Jesus never denied that he was a king but he was not the kind of king that Pilate and the Jews thought he was. He did not come to bring a political kingdom like David and Solomon who ruled on earthly thrones. No, he came as truth to rule in the minds and hearts of men. He came to call a people to himself who would swear allegiance to his word which is truth and to deliver us from the father of lies i. e. Satan.
All religions outside of the Christian religion are false and will lead men to hell. There is only one way to God the Father and this one way DOES NOT INCLUDE angels, saints (dead or alive) false teachers, false teachings as found in psychology or philosophy or science falsely so called.
The ONE WAY is through Jesus Christ the son. Now this is a politically incorrect statement and seen by lost souls as divisive and unloving. Such lost souls do not know what real love is and so naturally the blind will lead the blind into the eternal ditch but let them who have ears to hear, hear what the Spirit saith to the churches.
While Christians do have the freedom in our country to exercise their political rights they do err by thinking that this is the way to bring about God's kingdom. In fact, one begins to wonder where the Christian's loyalty is when he begins to fight for his rights and makes this the chief concern of his life. To what kingdom does he really belong?
A true child of God doesn't wrestle against flesh and blood for his "rights" or for an earthly temporal kingdom but is faithful unto death in fighting for that eternal kingdom that can not be observed with fleshly eyes. The Christian will do anything short of sinning against God to please the powers that be. He will live for Christ and be obedient to his word come what may. His loyalty is to God's kingdom and it is not a temporal, earthly kingdom ruled by men but is a spiritual kingdom unseen by sight but apprehended by faith.
Christians are for peace but not at any price. There will be no peace on earth until all people kiss the prince of peace and surrender to the LORD God Almighty who alone can give peace to those who wage war against his kingdom. Christ says he has a peace to give that the world knows nothing about John 14:27.
This peace Christ preached and gives to those who are a new creation or a new man. The enmity of our sins he has removed and made us acceptable to the Father through his blood atonement (Col. 1:20) Having the God of peace we now have the peace of God which passes all understanding Philippians 4:7 that is we now have the sweet assurance of having been reconciled to God and consequently we enjoy his blessed comfort, and peace which keeps our hearts and minds in the midst of temptations and trials so that we do not sin and lose our faith for there is a temporal, feigned faith which can be lost. 2 Timothy 1:5; Titus 1:1; James 2:14
Carlton Pruitt ministers the gospel to the Los Angeles area. Formerly a Hollywood actor (SAG member)and junk removal expert he now spends most of his time studying the scriptures, writing articles, hymns and poems and doing street preaching. See his videos on www.YouTube.com. Type in LAStreetPreacher in the search bar. CONTACT at Carlton2061@gmail.com
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