Saturday, July 13, 2013

Test The Spirit

updated to reflect restored truths: May 18, 2015

We are dealing with things unseen. No Scientific method can comprehend.

Did you not know? Have you not heard? The everlasting Elohim, (YHWH-YaHuWaH) יהוה, the Creator of the ends of the earth, neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable.
(Isa 40:28 The Scriptures 1998+)

And there came to be fighting in the heaven: Miḵa’ĕl and his messengers fought against the dragon. And the dragon and his messengers fought,
(Rev 12:7 The Scriptures 1998+)

but they were not strong enough, nor was a place found for them in the heaven any longer.
(Rev 12:8 The Scriptures 1998+)

And the great dragon was thrown out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who leads all the world astray. He was thrown to the earth, and his messengers were thrown out with him.
(Rev 12:9 The Scriptures 1998+)

And I heard a loud voice saying in the heaven, “Now have come the deliverance and the power and the reign of our Elohim,1 and the authority of His Messiah, for the accuser of our brothers, who accused them before our Elohim day and night, has been thrown down.
Footnote: 1 See Rev 11:15.
(Rev 12:10 The Scriptures 1998+)

“Because of this rejoice, O heavens, and you who dwell in them! Woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil has come down to you, having great wrath, knowing that he has little time.”
(Rev 12:12 The Scriptures 1998+)

in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience,1
Footnote: 1 Eph. 5:6, Col. 3:6.
(Eph 2:2 The Scriptures 1998+)

Because we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against authorities, against the world-rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual matters of wickedness in the heavenlies.
(Eph 6:12 The Scriptures 1998+)

Because in Him were created all that are in the heavens and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or rulerships or principalities or authorities – all have been created through Him and for Him.
(Col 1:16 The Scriptures 1998+)

so that now, through the assembly, the many-sided wisdom of Elohim might be known to the principalities and authorities in the heavenlies,
(Eph 3:10 The Scriptures 1998+)

Although they are not easy to comprehend, we can experience them. And the Bible is one of the testimony of the invisible by which we can be grounded.

The Basics: The Shema

To those among us, who claimed to have a third eye, that can see the unseen among the humans, and to those who have been visited and have communicated with the unseen beings. Here is how to test them, whether they are of the Almighty or of the devil, the demons.

First of all is the Knowledge that, YHWH, our Elohim is One. That is the cardinal number One .

“Hear, O Yisra’ĕl: יהוה our Elohim, יהוה is one!
(Deu 6:4 The Scriptures 1998+)

You believe that Elohim is one. You do well. The demons also believe – and shudder!
(Jas 2:19 The Scriptures 1998+)

And Second, Here is what the apostle John says:

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of YHWH: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
(1Jn 4:1 RNKJV)

Hereby know ye the Spirit of YHWH: Every spirit that confesseth that Yahushua the Messiah is come in the flesh (water--a human being 100%--1Jn 5:7,8) is of YHWH: (The Messiah is NOT YHWH that became man or YHWH incarnate by impregnating a woman -- a demi-god--Rev 19:10, Num 23:19)
(1Jn 4:2 RNKJV)

Because there are three who bear witness:
(1Jn 5:7 The Scriptures 1998+)

the Spirit (set-apart by the Ruach HaQodesh of YHWH, his parents were visited and informed by the Ruach HaQodesh that the messiah--the anointed of YHWH before the foundation of the world will be born through them; the Jewish nation were preparing for this moment year after year for centuries, each one of the bloodline of the Royal Priesthood was groomed and was carrying the hope that they or their offspring would be declared and set-apart by the Ruach HaQodesh), and the water (all flesh, including human beings came through water from the womb), and the blood (the Messiah is the promised seed to Adam and Eve, to Abraham, and to King David; the promised seed came through the bloodline of King David and the High Priest Zadok--Melchizedek--a Royal Priest). And the three are in agreement.
(1Jn 5:8 The Scriptures 1998+)

of Enosh, of Shĕth, of Aḏam, of Elohim.
(Luk 3:38 The Scriptures 1998+) (Yahushua HaMashiach was sure of His Lineage--Bloodline, that stretched to Adam, the son of Elohim, so He too can say, He is the son of Elohim)

And I fell at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, “See, do not do it! I am your fellow servant, and of your brothers who possess the witness of יהושע. Worship Elohim! For the witness of יהושע is the spirit of prophecy.”
(Rev 19:10 The Scriptures 1998+) (the plan of salvation of YHWH before the foundation of the world was, was already in placed, through a human messiah, the prophets foretold of a human messiah, because death came to the world by one human, death will be conquered also by one human--the promised seed, that was ordained before the foundation of world)

“Ěl is not a man, to lie; nor a son of man, to repent! Has He said, and would He not do it; or spoken, and would not confirm it?
(Num 23:19 The Scriptures 1998+) (YHWH cannot be a man, nor a son of man, however, the messiah was called the son of man; YHWH cannot repent, however, the messiah was "baptized" for repentance.)

And every spirit (whether human or demons) that confesseth not that Yahushua the Messiah is come in the flesh (100% human, Not a demigod) is not of YHWH: and this is that spirit of antimessiah (or instead of the messiah--the anointed of YHWH), whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
(1Jn 4:3 RNKJV) (Jesus Christ is the image of Revelation 13:15,18 that was created by Constantine in the council of Nicea in 325 AD, to unite all pagan religions, Hellenizing the Hebrew messiah with their triune gods and repackaging their triune gods, and calling Him Jesus Christ, with their pagan attributes--making Him god, equal or greater than the Creator)

John here, refers to both the unseen spirits, and also a man influenced by such a spirit, he identifies for us, as a false prophet.

Please note: These demonic spirits can possessed a man as narrated in Mark 5:1-20 -- about a fearsome man possessed with 2000 demons.

Also 2Co 11:14 states: Satan disguises himself into an angel of light. Satan is an angel -- a fallen angel. And angels can appear as men. In Genesis Chapter 18 - Three angels appeared as men to Abraham for the judgment of Sodom and Gomorrah.)

Forget not to show love unto strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
(Heb 13:2 ASV)

So John refers to both the unseen spirits appearing as men and false prophets -- men teaching what the Almighty did not give to Moshe and Yahushua to teach -- the Torah. But from the Father of lies. (John 8:44)

You are of the Devil as father, and the lusts of your father you desire to do. That one was a murderer from the beginning, and he has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own, because he is a liar, and the father of it.
(Joh 8:44 HRB)

But there also came to be false prophets1 among the people, as also among you there shall be false teachers, who shall secretly bring in destructive heresies, and deny the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction on themselves.
Footnote: 1 See Mt. 7:15-23, 2Pe 2:7-8, and again 2Pe 2:21.
(2Pe 2:1 The Scriptures 1998+)

Our real enemy, the enemy of humanity, is the devil and his messengers. They are the masters of deception.

Be sober, watch, because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
(1Pe 5:8 The Scriptures 1998+)

So then subject yourselves to Elohim. Resist the devil1 and he shall flee from you. Footnote: 1Or adversary.
(Jas 4:7 The Scriptures 1998+)

Define "Spirit" 

The word "spirit" can also mean figuratively as "character" or "substance".

G4151
πνεῦμα
pneuma
pnyoo'-mah

From G4154; a current of air, that is, breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively a spirit, that is, (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, daemon, or (divine) God, Christ’s spirit, the Holy spirit: - ghost, life, spirit (-ual, -ually), mind. Compare G5590

"... do not believe every spirit, ..."
(1Jn 4:1)

Scripture -- "spirit of":
Isa 11:2, 1Co 12:8, Eph 1:17

Dictionary.Reference.com ~ spirit:

"17. the dominant tendency or character of anything:   the spirit of the age."

Merria-Webster Dictionary ~ spirit:

"11 a : prevailing tone or tendency <spirit of the age>
      b : general intent or real meaning <spirit of the law>"

The Free Dictionary Online ~ spirit:

"7. a. An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:   Her actions show a generous spirit.
     b. A causative, activating, or essential principle: The couple's engagement was announced in a joyous spirit."

Now In Context:

"Beloved ones, do not believe every spirit [of the messages or doctrines], but prove the spirits [of the message or doctrine], whether they are of YHWH, because many false prophets have gone out into the world."
(1John 4:1)

The actions we are to take are "believe" and "try/prove/test/check/verify".

In order to do that, the

  • First action we take is to hear the message, or receive the message, and understand the message.

  • Second: check the message whether it agrees with the next phrase after the comma ~ 1John 4:1b.

  • Third: also check the message whether it agrees with the next verses ~ 1John 4:2,3.

  • Fourth, we decide: If it does not agree, we are to "do-not-believe".

It is cleared positively when all of the above is satisfied positively.

Otherwise, it means do-not-believe.

The second step above is already covered in the previous post -- Testing Doctrines. This must be satisfied positively, personally, firsthand as well.

The message may come in any form -- books, periodicals, magazines, media, sermon, even scientific facts, and the like.

False Prophets

Another meaning of "spirit" is the essence of a being.  In this case it is identified as false prophets. The authors that do not have the Spirit of YHWH. ~ (1Jn 4:2)

“And many false prophets shall rise up and lead many astray.
(Mat 24:11 The Scriptures 1998+)

“For false messiahs and false prophets shall arise, and they shall show great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the chosen ones.
(Mat 24:24 The Scriptures 1998+)

“For false messiahs and false prophets shall rise and show signs and wonders to lead astray, if possible, even the chosen ones.
(Mk 13:22 The Scriptures 1998+)

But there also came to be false prophets1 among the people, as also among you there shall be false teachers, who shall secretly bring in destructive heresies, and deny the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction on themselves.
Footnote: 1 See Mt. 7:15-23,7-8, and again Mt. 7:21.
(2Pe 2:1 The Scriptures 1998+)

John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible:

"And many false prophets shall rise,.... Out of, from among the churches of Christ; at least under the name of Christians; for false teachers are here meant, men of heretical principles, pretending to a spirit of prophecy, and to new revelations, and a better understanding of the Scriptures;"

Albert Barne's Notes of the Bible:

"And many false prophets - Many men pretending to be prophets or foretellers of future events. This refers not to the false “Messiahs” of which he had spoken Mat 24:5, but to prophets who should appear during the siege of the city. Of them Josephus says: “The tyrannical zealots who ruled the city suborned “many false prophets” to declare that aid would be given to the people from heaven. This was done to prevent them from attempting to desert, and to inspire confidence in [Elohim]. - “Jewish Wars,” b. 6 chapter 5, section 2, 3."

“See, I have forewarned you.
(Mat 24:25 The Scriptures 1998+)

NOTE: Interpretations to prophecies in the Bible which are yet to be fulfilled are not the "prophecies" that this passages are talking about. Interpretations are not prophecies. Interpretations can be wrong for we can only connect the dots perfectly after the fact. Please take note of that.

How To Identify These False Prophets

By their fruits you shall know them. Are grapes gathered from thorn bushes or figs from thistles?
(Mat 7:16 The Scriptures 1998+)

“So every good tree yields good fruit, but a rotten tree yields wicked fruit.
(Mat 7:17 The Scriptures 1998+)

“A good tree is unable to yield wicked fruit, and a rotten tree to yield good fruit.
(Mat 7:18 The Scriptures 1998+)

“Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
(Mat 7:19 The Scriptures 1998+)

“So then, by their fruits you shall know them
(Mat 7:20 The Scriptures 1998+)

What are their fruits?

Please note: a false prophet will immediately point to the following characteristics, because he is already influenced by the father of lies, the master of deception, and they do not want anyone to find the truths.

"...Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,"
(Gal 5:19 RNKJV)

"Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,"
(Gal 5:20 RNKJV)

"Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings,..."
(Gal 5:21 RNKJV)

"destructive ways, ... the way of truth shall be evil spoken of,"
(2Pe 2:2 The Scriptures 1998+)

" ... greed, ... they shall use you for gain. ...; their judgment does not linger, and their destruction does not slumber."
(2Pe 2:3 The Scriptures 1998+)

"those walking after the flesh in filthy lust and despising authority – bold, headstrong, speaking evil of esteemed ones,"
(2Pe 2:10 The Scriptures 1998+)

"... like natural unreasoning beasts, ...;blaspheme that which they do not know,"
(2Pe 2:12 The Scriptures 1998+)

"... deeming indulgence in the day of pleasure, spots and blemishes, revelling in their own deceptions while they feast with you,
(2Pe 2:13 The Scriptures 1998+)

"... eyes filled with an adulteress, and unable to cease from sin, enticing unstable beings, having a heart trained in greed, children of a curse,
(2Pe 2:14 The Scriptures 1998+)

"having left the right way they went astray, ...; followed the way of Bilam;..., who loved the wages of unrighteousness,"
(2Pe 2:15 The Scriptures 1998+)

"...speaking arrogant nonsense, they entice – through the lusts of the flesh, through indecencies – the ones who have indeed escaped from those living in delusion,"
(2Pe 2:18 The Scriptures 1998+)

"...slaves of corruption ..."
(2Pe 2:19 The Scriptures 1998+)

They are of the world, therefore they speak as of the world, and the world hears them.
(1Jn 4:5 The Scriptures 1998+)

He that loveth not knoweth not YHWH; for YHWH is love.
(1Jn 4:8 RNKJV)

Those things can easily be recognized by the man of Yah, who knows the Master Yahushua. And a false prophet can also do away with those things. That is why Yahushua calls them wolves in sheeps' clothing. (Mat 7:15)

These are the fruits of the spirit. And this is just one side of the coin -- fruit. They can wear this clothing as an outward appearance and not be easily recognized as ravening wolves.

As a matter of fact, when you reason with them, their ears are closed to the testimony of the Scriptures that you point out to them, to the point of vain reasonings of debate, then they would quickly point the fruit of the spirit to you judging you by it.

But Yahushua was not referring to the fruit of the spirit, instead He was referring to "the fruit of righteousness" the other side of the coin -- fruit.

Again, Yahushua was referring to the fruit of righteousness so that we would know who they really are.

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who is winning lives is wise.
(Pro 11:30 The Scriptures 1998+)

And the fruit of righteousness is1 sown in peace by those who make peace.
Footnote: 1 Phil 1:1.
(Jas 3:18 The Scriptures 1998+)

And indeed, no discipline seems pleasant at the time, but grievous, but afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.1
Footnote: 1 Dt. 8:2.
(Heb 12:11 The Scriptures 1998+)

being filled with the fruit of righteousness,1 through יהושע Messiah, to the esteem and praise of Elohim.
Footnote: 1 Mt. 3:8-10, Rom. 6:22, Rom. 14:17, 2 Cor. 9:10, Eph. 5:9, Gal. 5:22, Col. 1:10, Heb. 12:11, Jam. 3:18.
(Php 1:11 The Scriptures 1998+)

Yahushua began by driving out the money-changers in the temple, (Mat 21:12-17) to uncover the unrighteousness of those serving in the temple, specially the chief priests and scribes, (Mat 21:15). These are the so called experts, knowledgeable of the Torah, but they also put a fence around the Torah, as depicted in Amos 6:12.

Do horses run on a rock? Does one plough it with oxen? For you have turned right-ruling into poison, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood,
(Amo 6:12 The Scriptures 1998+)

This fence is the teachings and commands that is not from Yahuwah given to Moshe. Specifically not found in the Torah, in the five books of Moshe. But their addition, according to them, to guard the Torah, but what it does is make the Torah a burden.

Yahushua and Paul calls this fence "their works". Which today is very much misunderstood to mean "legalism" in a negative sense because they misunderstood the ministry of Yahushua in dismantling "the works" around the Torah. To cleverly mean to include the instructions of the Almighty, the Word of Yah, given to Moshe and Yahushua -- the Torah, without "the works".

Example: The Hebrew Roots Movement versus Judaism

Judaism is the "fence" or the "the works" around the Torah. The objective of the Hebrew Roots Movement is to get through the "fence", or wade through "the works" to get through the true instructions, commands, statutes, and right-ruling of the Almighty given to Moshe and Yahushua, the Torah.

Basically the same objective Yahushua repeatedly taught about bearing fruit of righteousness in parables, (Mat 21:18-46).

First, of the fig tree bearing no fruit (Mat 21:18-22), then they challenged His authority (Mat 21:23-27), then the parable of the two sons (Mat 21:28-32), and the parable of the tenants (Mat 21:33-46).

And He abundantly taught in parables to make His point across, that He means "the fruit of righteousness".

The word "righteousness" is a legal term, which means, in line with the law, or in accordance with the law, or in one word "legalism", because "unrighteousness" is also "illegalism".

And "the law" here means, the Torah of Yahuwah given to Moshe and lived and taught more fully by Yahushua.

Yahushua identifies these false prophets clearly in Mat 23:1-39.

saying, “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on the seat of Mosheh.
(Mat 23:2 The Scriptures 1998+)

“Therefore, whatever they say to you to guard, guard and do. But do not do according to their works, for they say, and do not do.
(Mat 23:3 The Scriptures 1998+)

“For they bind heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on men’s shoulders, but with their finger they do not wish to move them.
(Mat 23:4 The Scriptures 1998+)

“And they do all their works to be seen by men, and they make their t’fillen wide and lengthen the tzitziyot1 of their garments,
Footnote:1 Plural of Tzitzit - See Num. 15:37-41, Dt. 22:12.
(Mat 23:5 The Scriptures 1998+)

and they love the best place at feasts, and the best seats in the congregations,
(Mat 23:6 The Scriptures 1998+)

and the greetings in the market-places, and to be called by men, ‘Rabbi, Rabbi.’
(Mat 23:7 The Scriptures 1998+)

“But you, do not be called ‘Rabbi,’ for One is your Teacher, the Messiah, and you are all brothers.
(Mat 23:8 The Scriptures 1998+)

“And do not call anyone on earth your father, for One is your Father, He who is in the heavens.
(Mat 23:9 The Scriptures 1998+)

“Neither be called leaders, for One is your Leader, the Messiah.
(Mat 23:10 The Scriptures 1998+)

In a typical "church" there are many leaders. When one obeyed the command in Rev 18:4 one will have no more leaders to look up to, (or be influenced), but instead to Yahushua. And this is actually what is intended.

“But the greatest among you shall be your servant.
(Mat 23:11 The Scriptures 1998+)

“And whoever exalts himself shall be humbled, and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted.
(Mat 23:12 The Scriptures 1998+)

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you shut up the reign of the heavens before men, for you do not go in, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.
(Mat 23:13 The Scriptures 1998+)

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you eat up widows’ houses, and for a show make long prayers. Because of this you shall receive greater judgment.
(Mat 23:14 The Scriptures 1998+)

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you go about the land and the sea to win one convert, and when he is won, you make him a son of Gehenna twofold more than yourselves.
(Mat 23:15 The Scriptures 1998+)

In today's context, by analogy through this account of Yahushua, these false prophets are basically the leaders of the "churches", and the so-called experts of the Bible. Protected behind the compartmentalized hierarchical structure of a legal organization, we identify as "the church".

Yahushua spoke of false prophets in two places, and I believe He meant two different scenarios in time. One being with the progression of the gospel message, this is in Mat 7:15. And the other one towards the end, perhaps at the door of the tribulation that is to come and forward, this is Mat 24:24.

The fruit that Yahushua refers to here, in Mat 7:15 is the result of their teachings. It means that IF the result of their teachings, their followers fall short to the standard -- "the Torah and the Testimony", which He frankly states "lawlessness" or shall we say "torah-lessness". Then that is their signature. These are the wolves in sheep's clothing.

For example: If they teach that the Almighty's Sabbaths and yearly appointed times are done away with at the stake. And they have followers (bad fruits) who believe them and follow their teachings. These are the false prophets. This has happened already and still happening in our time.

Also Yahushua said, that if it were possible even the very elect shall be deceived. (Mat 24:24) This is what I believe shall be at the door of the tribulation period. Because these false prophets will do miracles and wonders. I believe this is just beginning to happen and will intensify as we approach the tribulation period.

But He has also given us a little bit of hint in Mat 24:23:

“If anyone then says to you, ‘Look, here is the Messiah!’ or ‘There!’ do not believe.
(Mat 24:23 The Scriptures 1998+)

Again, Yahushua also warns that they will show great signs (miracles) and wonders.

There is also another kind of false prophet that Peter hinted us of a clever undertaking, he used the word "secrectly" or in KJV "privily", it can also mean "mystery".

Might this point to the works of the secret societies and its agents who have penetrated and conquered all known religions today?

I strongly believed it is.

Even the "restoration movements" -- "the Hebrew Roots Movement" today have them in the mixed already. Just like when the protestants came to America, in the early days, they too came. And undermined the protestant reformation teachings, and patiently doing their work.

And they have conquered all Christian Churches today. And I would like to remind you, please, verify each one of your doctrines, or what you believed faithfully. For your own sakes. So that when the son of perdition (2Th 2:3, Isa 14:12, 2Th 2:8,9) is released (2Th 2:6), you will not be delivered to him (2Th 2:11, Eze 20:25, Jn 9:39, Jn 12:40, Acts 7:42, Rom 1:24,25,26,27,28, 2Th 2:12).

"... who shall secretly bring in destructive heresies, and deny the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction on themselves.
Footnote: 1 See Mt. 7:15-23, 2Pe 2:7-8, and again 2Pe 2:21.
(2Pe 2:1 The Scriptures 1998+)

This is very clever indeed because the "church" carry the banner of truth, but down the line is also untruth.

If it were false, might one recognize it?

But truth mixed with untruth?

So that the end manifestations is "Torah-less-ness or Lawlessness" in very subtle ways. That it might be fulfilled what has been said: "For the mystery of {iniquity/lawlessness/Torah-less-ness} is already working." ~ (2Th 2:7). Professing to believe in the truth but denying the way (2Ti 3:5).

Who Will Be Deceived?

Those who have fallen short of the Torah are the people that are destined to be deceived. Many of these peoples do not even know they have fallen short of the Torah. They have been deceived and did not even know it.

“My people have perished for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being priest for Me. Since you have forgotten the Torah of your Elohim, I also forget your children.
(Hos 4:6 The Scriptures 1998+)

These are innocent "Christian" people who carry the banner of truth but did not know they are also carrying untruth in the mixed. Seemingly righteous in their unrighteousness.

This is why they are considered "Torah-less/Lawless" (1Ti 1:8,9,10). Because of this "they did not receive the love of the truth".

  • [NOTE:  Torah is often times translated as Law in the Bible. Torah is Instructions or Teachings, in the five books of Moses. Reading passages with the correct translations also reveals the intended meaning. So now, when you find "Law" in the Bible it should have been "Instructions" or "Teachings" or "Torah"]

and with all deceit of unrighteousness in those perishing, because they did not receive the love of the truth, in order for them to be saved.
(2Th 2:10 The Scriptures 1998+)

And for this cause YHWH shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:1
Footnote: 1 Eze. 20:25, John 9:39, John 12:40, Acts 7:42, Rom. 1:24-28.
(2Th 2:11 RNKJV)

in order that all should be judged who did not believe the truth, but have delighted in the unrighteousness.
(2Th 2:12 The Scriptures 1998+)

Who will not be deceived: Who are the chosen to Salvation? YOU!

But we are bound to give thanks alway to YHWH for you, brethren beloved of the Master, because YHWH hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
(2Th 2:13 RNKJV)

Let's dissect that for a moment:

You have already been chosen by the Father, YHWH, from the beginning "through" -- meaning -- by choosing to be chosen.  How?  By "sanctification of the Spirit".

Sanctification is a ceremony of setting-apart something or oneself (Ex 30:25,29,30,31,...).

So this ceremony of Setting-Apart IS of or coming from the Spirit, YHWH, the Father, because the Father is a Spirit ~ (Jn 4:24).

And we find this in the Torah (Ex 30:29, Lev 10:10 ...).

So this means obeying the Torah (or instructions of the Father~Ex 31:18) of how to set-apart ourselves (Ex 31:13), that we become set-apart.

Setting ourselves apart (Ex 31:13), because YHWH our Father is also Set-Apart (Lev 11:44,45); And when we set-apart ourselves the Father then sanctifies us (Ex 31:13,17, Rom 8:4, Jn 17:17).

Please also see:

Thus: "sanctification of the Spirit" because the Father is a Spirit, we worship him in Spirit and in Truth. These things we can learn from the Torah, and Yahushua, the Messiah, for He 'fully preached' (fulfilled) the Torah (Mt 5:17,18, Jn 17:17,19,20,21, Rom 10:4,5).

“And you, speak to the children of Yisra’ĕl, saying, ‘My Sabbaths you are to guard, by all means, for it is a sign1 between Me and you throughout your generations, to know that I, יהוה, am setting you apart.
(Exo 31:13 The Scriptures 1998+)

Footnote: 1 The only sign of יהוה setting us apart, the only sign of the everlasting covenant, is His Sabbaths, one of them being the seventh day Sabbath. This is repeated in Ezek. 20:12 & 20.
(Exo 31:13 The Scriptures 1998+)

Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my Sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am YHWH that doth sanctify you.
(Exo 31:13 RNKJV)

"Belief of the truth" -- Torah is the Truth (Psa  119:142), the Word of YHWH (Psa 19:7,119:105), Yahushua, the Messiah and His testimony (Jn 14:6, Jn 1:1-3, Rev 1:1,2,19:10).

Thus "belief of the truth" is believing in the testimony of the Messiah, Yahushua, that He was the Word (The Living Torah--a human being example of following the Torah, the promised seed, the human messiah ordained before the foundation of the world, He was the center of the plan of salvation of YHWH) in the beginning with YHWH. And believing in the "Word of YHWH", the Torah.

Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Master Yahushua the Messiah.
(2Th 2:14 RNKJV)

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.
(2Th 2:15 RNKJV)

Now our Master Yahushua the Messiah himself, and YHWH, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through favour,
(2Th 2:16 RNKJV)

Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.
(2Th 2:17 RNKJV)

Moses had prophesied about the coming of the Messiah.

"Had ye believed Moses, ye would believe me.1
Footnote: 1 Deut 18:15-16
Jn 5:45-47

“יהוה your Elohim shall raise up for you a Prophet like me from your midst, from your brothers. Listen to Him,
(Deut 18:15 The Scriptures 1998+)

according to all you asked of יהוה your Elohim in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, ‘Let me not hear again the voice of יהוה my Elohim, nor let me see this great fire any more, lest I die.’
(Deut 18:16 The Scriptures 1998+)

“Do not think that I shall accuse you to the Father. There is one who accuses you: Mosheh, in whom you have set your expectation.
(Jn 5:45 The Scriptures 1998+)

“For if you believed Mosheh, you would have believed Me, since he wrote about Me."
(Jn 5:46 The Scriptures 1998+)

“But if you do not believe his writings,1 how shall you believe My words?”
Footnote: 1 Lk. 9:33, Lk. 16:31, Mal. 4:4-5.
(Jn 5:47 The Scriptures 1998+)

Briefly About Prophets.

And He said, “Hear now My words: If your prophet is of יהוה, I make Myself known to him in a vision, and I speak to him in a dream.
(Num 12:6 The Scriptures 1998+)

For the Master יהוה does no matter unless He reveals His secret to His servants the prophets.
(Am 3:7 The Scriptures 1998+)

If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of YHWH; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which YHWH giveth: that YHWH in all things may be glorified through Yahushua the Messiah, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. amein.
(1Pe 4:11 RNKJV)

In many ways and in various ways of old, Elohim spoke to the fathers in the prophets;
(Heb 1:1 [HRB2012])

in these last days He has spoken to us in the Son, whom He appointed heir of all; and by whom he made the worlds;
(Heb 1:2 [HRB2012])

for He is the brightness of His glory, and the express image of His being, and upholding all things by the power of His Word; having made purification of our sins through Himself, He sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high,
(Heb 1:3 [HRB2012])

Conclusion

Our main objective in building our Stable Data is basically aligning facts with our Stable Data and True Facts or Trustworthy Data.

Starting by grounding ourselves with the Basics -- The Shema, and the center of the plan of salvation of YHWH.

The center of the plan of salvation of YHWH is the human messiah prophesied by the prophets to come as Mashiach ben Yahseph, a suffering servant, which have already been fulfilled 2000 years ago, fulfilling the prophetic spring feasts, but He was taken unto Elohim, in which time He had conquered death for all of humanity, if they would only believed and not elevate him as god; and He will come again as Mashiach ben Dawid, a Royal Priest, fulfilling the prophetic fall feasts.

You have to be grounded on these two basics. To do that, you Must, clear it -- meaning -- study it thoroughly, personally, and experienced it firsthand to confirm it, making it Stable Data.

It cannot be Stable Data if you doubted whether the Almighty is one or two or three depending on how you look at it.

Without being grounded on these two basics, is the reason Elohim would lead one to be deceived 2Th 2:9-12.

We are admonished to ask for wisdom from the Father.

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of YHWH, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
(Jas 1:5 RNKJV)

And with our Stable Data we are to "earnestly contend" every false fact we come to know.

Beloved ones, making all haste to write to you concerning our common deliverance, I felt the necessity to write to you urging you to earnestly contend for the belief which was once for all delivered to the set-apart ones.
(Jud 1:3 The Scriptures 1998+)

Here we are given another hint that the "belief which was once for all delivered to the set-apart ones". The keyword here is set-apart ones had the belief delivered to them once for all. Take note of that.

Everyone of us is called to do something for our Father above. We may not be in agreement today with trivial things. But that does not matter now. Because our level of understanding is not equal. What matters is if we have the precious truth in our hearts as stable data. And we are directly connected to the Master, Yahushua, the Messiah because He is the Way, the Truth and the Life.

Yahushua said to him, “I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.
(Jn 14:6 The Scriptures 1998+)

If you wish to start or begin your walk with YHWH, and His Messiah, Yahushua, the Living Word. Here is what Paul has taught us: Abstain from idols, fornication, things strangled and from blood:

But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.
(Acts 15:20 WoY)

That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
(Acts 15:29 WoY)

But it does not stop there. Every Sabbath you are to learn the rest of the instructions (Torah) in the assembly or congregation of Yahushua:

For Moses of old time hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.
(Acts 15:21 WoY)

So let us search for that precious gems of truth, And live with it to become a witness of that truth to others. That we may obtain grace from above and be given "the love of the truth".

And Better yet Pray. Ask to receive the love of the truth for it cannot be had by our own volition.

Satan will raise false prophets with all deceit of unrighteousness In those perishing because they did not receive the love of the truth (2Th 2:9,10). And YHWH will send them a working of delusion so that they will be deceived, so that they will not be saved. (2Th 2:11,12, Eze 20:25, John 9:39, John 12:40, Acts 7:42, Rom 1:24-28).

But we have been chosen from the beginning to be saved. But it is not forced on us, instead by choice we can be saved. By sanctifying ourselves of the Spirit. By setting ourselves apart because the Father is set-apart. And worship Him in Spirit because the Father is Spirit. He will then sanctify us. (Please see What Is Sanctification?)

But we ought to give thanks to Elohim always for you, brothers, beloved by the Master, because Elohim from the beginning chose you to be saved – in set-apartness of Spirit, and belief in the truth.1
Footnote: 1 Eph. 1:4.
(2Th 2:13 The Scriptures 1998+)

Notice the keywords we have so far: **from the beginning** we are chosen to be saved, but we must have **belief** and now that we have heard the message and **believed** with the faith of Abraham, we then **set apart** ourselves according to the instructions (Torah), and we shall **receive**, the **love of the truth** in order for us to be saved.

YHWH Bless you!

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