Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Comprehensive Lordship of Christ

By Reverend Mark Hunnemann

My dear friends, throughout all of my writings (one book and 200 blogs) there is a common unifying theme, which I would define as "the Lordship of Christ in the totality of life." Since Christ is Lord, then He must be Lord of all of life--not just in spiritual matters, but just as much across the whole spectrum of life, including intellectual matters, family, culture, law, and government, and so on...including our view of the invisible/spirit realm. His Lordship does not squash our freedom, but He tenderly loves and liberates us INTO freedom.

Do you believe/practice (not perfectly but with intention) the COMPREHENSIVE LORDSHIP OF JESUS CHRIST?

Every one has some ultimate criterion by which they determine what is real...what exists as well as ethics.For Christians, our ultimate criterion is a Person (the Incarnate and inscripturated Word)...the Lord Jesus-- He is the One, true God..the Second Person of the Holy Trinity.

Flowing from this basic presupposition is our passion to inform the thinking of folks in our generation regarding the occult/paranormal.

This is a prelude to my upcoming book on specific issues that are stumbling blocks to a biblical view of the spirit realm.

Have you bowed before the full Lordship of Christ, or are there areas which are compartmentalized, and sealed off, from His influence?

"Seeing Ghosts through God's Eyes" (also in a Kindle edition)...please consider purchasing my book which uses science, logic, and the bible to analyze the true source of power behind paranormal activity.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Private Home Investigations

 By Chris Baricko

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This blog is about some questions I have been asking myself lately and would like some feedback.

I have been investigating the paranormal over 25 years now. I started out as most to get answers and help people. But I have noticed over the last 2-3 years it seems some people think it is a thrill to have a groups come out to their home.  I will start from the past to present.

We got a call to go to a private home. They claimed a man hung himself next store and was haunting their home. When we arrived there were only 3 people there. By the time we were done setting up there were 5. We asked why they were there? They said they wanted to tell us there experiences. So we listened then left them with a sheet of paper in case they seen anything on the DVR they could write it down for us to review later.

So we started in the basement after 45 minutes we decided to move up to the main floor. Well this is when we walked in on the party. The kitchen was packed with people and looked like a bar there was so much booze. Needless to say they were drunk as a skunk. So we knew was a waste of time and started packing up. Before we got everything ready there were 3 police officers at the door asking them to come outside. We told the police who we were and said we were leaving. They said the people who lived there are known well to them.  I will try to post what they wrote on here.

Then we got a call for another home were the people said there house was haunted and they were ready to move out. They had a child so we went the extra mile as most do. We drove 2 hours once again (45 for some of us) to set up the DVR and let it run for a few days before our investigation. We wanted to see if we can validate any of their claims. I got a call that the child was running around like he was getting chased. They also said they seen a man in the room. They gave us the time it happened so when we did the review we did not see anything but the son sleeping every night even at time of their claim. They were set that it was something evil.

We did a total of 4 investigations there. We brought in a medium and she said there was a man there but was not evil. We did get 2 EVP's from the home but nothing negative or evil. When we sat down and explained to them what it was & who they said at first they would follow what we told them to make the man go away.  They were still so focused and convinced it was evil they had another team come in and they did not find anything either. So they called us back. When we told them what to do and not focus on it so much they get upset and said it is evil. They then stopped contacting us and that was it. We refuse to tell people what they want to hear just to agree with them

Then we did another home were the clients said they heard voices and seen shadow figures. When we walked in they were watching a paranormal show. Right away we started to think here we go again. So 1 investigator was doing a Q&A we investigated the home. We got nothing at all, And as we do with every case nothing showed up in the history of the land or home. When we gave them advice to not focus on it they said they would.  Not more than a week later they started doing their own investigation and contacting other groups.

Then we got a call from a person named Steve in East Haven, CT.  I Just got that feeling things were not adding up. So with a little leg work and networking with other teams and people we quickly found out this was a dumb ass trying to get his jollies. He contacted just about every group in CT a few in RI and MA trying to get them to come to his home. When 1 investigator called the home the mother was in shock. She said she told him to stop calling paranormal groups and was glad the investigator called. So he just wanted to waste peoples time and show up at his parents house for what reason we do not know. But for the record it was not a child. He is a 35-year-old man.


So why do some people think it is nothing but amusement at paranormal investigators expense. They do not know just because we do not charge them don't mean we do not pay for all our equipment. Gas and time. They get upset if you refuse to give them the answer they want to hear. They then group shop till they find a fly by night group who will agree with them in hopes of getting their name out there. Yes they get there name out there but not in the way they hoped.  So to anyone who thinks your location has paranormal activity please do not think it is a joke or do it for your own thrills.  One thing we are thinking about is if over a hour away to have them cover our expenses in advance. This would hopefully make them think twice before having us come out.

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Devil in North Carolina -- The Ryan Buell Saga

It amazes me just how far this story has come and all its twist and turns that makes this story so very unique. It isn’t the story people think it is.

The mysterious world of the paranormal brings that sense of magic and wonder and it’s no wonder so many are drawn to want to know more with all the TV shows and movies on the subject.  Now the obvious problem with TV shows is that they are… well… TV shows.  But, the public doesn’t know about the inside world of the paranormal community and the grave problems it has.  In this community, uncovering the secrets behind those unscrupulous people can make you a subject of harassment, stalking, threats and a whole host of tactics that are usually done in a gang like fashion that can be too much for most people.  Luckily, we are not most people.

Now, for some that have been in the field for a while, they are familiar with the Societies. The clubs and groups that people join that are for paranormal enthusiast.  Often times they come with certificates for membership fee or training fee that people show on their walls of being a “certified ghost hunter”.

Certifications that are really not worth the paper they are written on that is.  People proudly announcing their association or membership of these societies and it’s all the rage and has been for quite some many years.  However, in the field, it actually adds no clout or respect of anyone.  So it’s no wonder when a young man goes to Pennsylvania State College and starts his own paranormal society club.  What people don’t know is how they are with each other and outsiders.  This is not the same thing as “teams” that have usually 3 to 10 people in them to do investigations together and share resources.

It’s no wonder that Buell started the Paranormal Research Society, or PRS.  It isn’t the first of its kind by any means and certainly didn’t have the clout of some of the bigger groups run by those much more known in the field for writing or their work.  At this point, nobody would take him too seriously, as he was just a young guy who has a lot to learn.  The rule of thumb back then was that newcomers would disappear in two years after getting bored or frustrated at the lack of finding real paranormal activity.  Most didn’t last and you could almost count on that one fact that only a small percentage stuck with it.  Back then, nobody was on TV.  The local paper was the best you could hope for any publicity or a special segment around Halloween on the local stations and no one thought they would get famous doing their hobby.  Not until, “The Ghost Hunters”.

Suddenly the climate changed in the paranormal with the new TV shows.  A new breed of thrill seekers looking for fame sprung up.  Buell was just on a long list of those vying for fame like it was their ticket to success.  This is still a problem today with those really looking for the fame more then having an interest in the field.  Schmoozing with those famous or thought to be famous is easy and common with these types as they are usually very personable and helpful and will accept calls from just about everyone, (Excluding present company of course.)  After all, they are there to help others, right?  So the focus of some teams, groups and clubs or societies changes and they look for something that can get them on that TV show.  This changes a lot more then people realize.

Now the problems early on in the field that I saw before the TV shows was staggering even back then.  Territorial disputes over who could go where were common among local teams in bigger suburban areas.  Stealing photos or research, even word for word, was often done back in the day.  The societies were fine if you were a liked member.  Leave or upset someone, you might have rival teams or those sent right to your door or your website harassed and lying was ok to get back at someone.

So you might see why I and others see the PRS as something a bit different then just a simple club of people online.  I can tell you it is far more then that.  Now the “director” or “founder” is the equivalent to the king of the realm.  Imagine adding to that king a TV show with a bunch of fame seekers who would do anything just to be part of the show.

One other problem of the paranormal is the ability for some people to USE it for other things other then paranormal investigation.  A dating club, even if they are married or in a committed relationship were and still are common.  Criminals using it to gain items either by going into homes in the dark or telling people their items are haunted and preying upon the people who are vulnerable only because they do not know what they are experiencing and trust these people coming to their home as they appear to be experts.  Sex offenders having great opportunity with people meeting them in the dark in secluded graveyards or homes or abandoned buildings.  People with violent criminal histories or violent tendencies or those with mental disorders or psychological issues who might not be reliable in their mental state because of delusional thinking and hallucinations or the danger some may be to unsuspecting people.  Drug users, who may not act themselves do to heavy drug use or may steal for that same reason.

Let’s face it, Buell’s scamming those fans and believers while claiming to be sick and never having these events FOR THREE YEARS?  Believe me, we were hit and hit a lot for trying to expose him and help stop it all.  But, we never gave up.  We involved people who could take the story further.  We got involved with those fighting for those scammed and trying to assist them in getting their money back and spread the word and even got kicked off of social networks for it.  We involved a local lawyer from the same town as Buell.  We didn’t stop.  We will not stop… ever.

I can’t tell you what kind of things I dealt with just exposing people that need to be exposed and the backlash from people that claim to be into the paranormal but, would seem to lack the sufficient ethics and compassion to truly be of any help to any person truly experiencing a haunting.

I have gotten horror stories from some past PRS members.  I have even some current members coming forward as well to tell their story, by those who are disassociating and coming clean because they want the story out and right now, those people are scared.   I know… I’ve seen it for myself exposing people as I do.  One thing I have learned is the importance of keeping your sources secret.  Death threats are not uncommon.  But for anyone that didn’t realize, the PRS contract in itself is extremely threatening and most would read that and realize the issues of coming forward.  That’s right; they have you sign a confidentiality contract.

I can not at this time go into all I know and all the sordid details, until we know someone who has been scamming the people all these years and doing so blatantly with the protection of many in the field, is held accountable for his actions.  However, I will say that as we go… more and more details surface and am shocked all over again.  There is a reason I chose that title for this blog, as I believe that someone thinks himself the devil and above the law and prosecution, as he mockingly put a cartoon on his page saying, “You can’t sue the devil.”  Apparently we can.

I want to thank all of our supporters, audience listeners, blog readers and the entire network of people especially that have silently and sometimes not so silently assisted in the work we do to uncover this story.  I would like to thank John Albrecht Jr. for his Examiner articles that appeared to really have an affect once seen and truly showing the power of the press in the right hands.  I want to truly bring attention to the person who started the fight way back when whose words now ring true in this very blog… Kirby Robinson, for without him, no one would likely be speaking up and casting doubt on what some of these stars say.  I can, as other now can say, “You were right Kirby… you were right.”

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Change Your Mind, Change the World - Discussion to Make the World a Healthier, Happier Place

Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 15 May 2013 - Inspiration for convening this discussion of well-being in relation to global health and happiness arose when Richard Davidson, Chair of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds and Jonathan Patz, Director of the Global Health Institute, both at the University Wisconsin-Madison, were visiting His Holiness the Dalai Lama in India. He showed great interest in participating in such a conversation.

Once His Holiness and the panellists had taken their seats on the stage of the Overture Center for the Arts, which was filled to capacity, proceedings both in the morning and afternoon opened with a musical-poetic performance by Logan Phillips, Molly Sturges and Aaron Stern of the Academy for the Love of Learning, who presented musical and poetic notions of a happier world, such as ‘we are a beautifully sung song.’

Richie Davidson introduced his old friend Dan Goleman, moderator of the morning’s session, who began by making clear that the discussions aimed to talk about being well in every sense; exploring different ways in which we can flourish. Richie referred to findings that changes in the body can be attributed to stress, but that there is new work to show that happiness and well-being have positive effects on the body too. His Holiness asked how you measure well-being and Richie said they rely on self-report. His Holiness was asked if he had advice on how to make well-being more widespread.

“I think you already know what I think.” he replied, “But these people in the audience may not have heard it before. At this point everyone here feels at ease, but if I think of you as somehow different from me, if I think that I’m Tibetan, I’m Buddhist, an Easterner, I’m a monk or even something grand like His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this kind of thinking automatically creates a gap between us. It results in a sense of unease. On the other hand, if I consider you as another human being, just like me, then that source of anxiety disappears.

“I’m very happy and encouraged to be here. Some scientists don’t even accept the existence of mind, they think there’s only the brain. If that were the case we ought to be able change the way we live through surgery. However, the proper way to train the mind is by using the mind itself, not in connection with the next life or anything like that, but focussing on a healthy society and a happier humanity here and now. Everybody wants a happy life and a peaceful mind, but we have to produce peace of mind through our own practice.

“Modern science’s interest in mind or consciousness is new, and so is the public interest in mind and emotional training. Have I spoken for too long?”

Jonathan Patz noted the news that for the first time the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached 400 parts per million. He said scientists are very concerned that if this continues and reaches 450ppm it will be very dangerous. He recalled that last time he and His Holiness met, they talked about global climate change and he had explained that it would bring heat-waves, hunger and drought. His Holiness had responded:

“If we have the knowledge we have to act.”

He talked about work he has done concerning the peregrine falcon, which is an endangered species. It was only when the focus shifted to habitat and the context of the falcons’ lives that they began to be effective.

“Consequently,” Patz said, “when we think of prospects for our own species, we need to see ourselves in the context a healthy environment, which means a healthy planet.”

His Holiness remarked that this is clear evidence of the need to focus on long term interests, of our need for moral principles and a sense of responsibility.

Don Berwick talked about developments in health care noting that when he began his career all children with leukemia died, but now they don’t. However, health costs continue to increase, which means that spending on education, for example, has dropped. He mentioned three mistakes with regard to health care: the belief that more is better; the belief that the way to health is through technological solutions rather than looking at what we eat and how we live; and the belief that we can treat the body but not the mind. He said that when he explains that sometimes less is more, people feel they are being deceived.

His Holiness agreed that new findings are sometimes not easy to accept, which is why the public needs to hear more from experts like those on the panel. This is a role which the media can play; they should give such experts more exposure. People need to understand that if they want to live long and be comfortable, they may have to change some of the things they are used to.

Ilona Kickbusch began with the observation that she was both happy and unhappy to be the only woman on the panel. She said that great strides have been taken in relation to global health, but that we are reaching the limits of this particular model, the ‘vertical disease model’. Consequently, there is a need to rethink what health is, to combine a drive for equity and health care reform.

Last time His Holiness and Richard Layard met, he told him about Action for Happiness, which His Holiness asked to join. He explained that the movement has since been successfully launched and has attracted 30,000 members. What’s more, some governments have begun to adopt some of its objectives regarding well-being, among them Bhutan and the UK. Meanwhile the OECD, the club of developed nations, has drawn up codes to measure well-being rather than depending only on economic indicators; this is a major revolution.

Less encouraging was his report that within the context of general well-being, mental health is not taken sufficiently seriously, which amounts to discrimination. He said there is treatment and good prospects for recovery, but overall mental health is not regarded as seriously as physical health. He asked His Holiness how he interprets this finding.

“Knowledge of the mind is limited.” His Holiness said, “People have only a superficial view of what mind is, which is a cultural issue. I agree that the brain is complex and sophisticated, but the mind and emotions are also sophisticated and complex. Maybe it’s due to a fundamental misunderstanding that it’s the physical that you have to fix. We need to view these things in a different way. Because we take physical health seriously we have codes of physical hygiene, I’m proposing that equally important are codes of mental and emotional hygiene.”

Richard Layard concluded with two facts: every human being wants to be happy and every human being is equally important. If we acknowledge these, we can work to increase the spread of happiness. His Holiness responded that if we can let people know that adopting this or that measure will improve their peace of mind and improve their physical health, it will lead to a more attractive solution.

Moderator for the afternoon was Arianna Huffington, who began with the observation that our world has become unmanageable. She also remarked that while we all have a place of inner strength within us, most of us are not there most of the time and we need to ask how we can get there more often.

Richie Davidson offered five facts about well-being for consideration. 1. Well-being is a skill, 2. Well-being seems to be universally related to the mind’s well-being. He referred to a study that asked people: what are you doing? is your mind focussed? and are you happy? The response showed that people’s well-being is higher when they are focussed, but also that their minds wander a good deal. When the mind wanders performance suffers. It is a source of suffering; people are not happy living this way. His Holiness recognised Richie’s description of the wandering mind, saying he is familiar with it too.

Richie continued to explain the facts about well-being. 3. Well-being is associated with patterns of both mind and body. 4. Well-being has three aspects - returning to calm after a stressful event; mindfulness and generosity. 5. There is an innate disposition towards well-being, demonstrated by findings that young babies show a preference for altruistic behaviour.

Arianna asked what we can do to ensure that such well-being becomes more widespread. His Holiness replied:

“I mentioned this morning - education, in schools but also through our various media. We need to see reports of positive as well as negative news. Basic human nature is gentle. We are born from our mothers, who show us affection. We are social animals and depend on each other to survive. People who receive more affection from their mothers are happier and more secure. The basic gentle nature we are born with tends to become dormant as we grow up, we need training and education from an early age to ensure that it remains fresh instead. This is an example of using our human intelligence for the well-being of ourselves and society.”

Jonathan Patz said that his theme for the afternoon was interdependence. Without awareness of interdependence we won’t understand that our energy consumption is affecting the world’s climate. We need to be mindful of that, just as we need to be mindful of our consumption. His Holiness commented:

“We must address these problems like global climate change and the global economy as one community. We can’t expect our population of 7 billion human beings to live the life of a hermit. When the world population was smaller each country was self-sufficient, but today’s reality is that everyone is interdependent; the old way doesn’t work anymore. For example, you spend a huge amount of money and resources on developing and maintaining nuclear weapons, and yet, because, quite rightly, no one dares use them, the money is in effect wasted. We must find ways to change the way things have been done until now.”

Matthieu Ricard suggested that we have so far underestimated the power of mental health, but expressed confidence that this can change. Arianna wanted to know if His Holiness feels we have reached a tipping point. He replied:

“If we make consistent effort, based on proper education, we can change the world. We are selfish, that’s natural, but we need to be wisely selfish, not foolishly selfish. We have to concern ourselves more with others’ well-being, that’s the way to be wisely selfish. We have the ability to take the long-term benefit into account. I think it is possible to make real change in this century.

“Education is the best way to train ourselves that we will secure our own well-being by concerning ourselves with others. It is possible to create a better world, a more compassionate, more peaceful world, which is not only in everyone’s interest, but is everyone’s responsibility to achieve.”

His Holiness offered each member of the panel a kata, a white silk scarf, and then standing hand in hand with them at the front of the stage, energetically appealed to the audience.

“Great changes start with individuals; the basis of world peace is inner peace in the hearts of individuals. This is something we can all work for. If what you’ve heard here interests you, if you think it’s something you can act on, share it with others. If there are a thousand people here and each of you shares this with ten friends, ten thousand people will hear about it, and so on. That’s the way we can change our minds and change the world. Thank you.”

original link with photos http://www.dalailama.com/news/post/947-change-your-mind-change-the-world---discussion-to-make-the-world-a-healthier-happier-place

Explanation of Demons Not Ghosts, Part 4

By Rev. Dr. Bradley Luoma

Continued from: Explanation of Demons, Not Ghosts, Part 1
Explanation of Demons Not Ghosts, Part 2
Explanation of Demons Not Ghosts Part 3

If you were following us regarding Demons not Ghosts excerpts, we laid the foundation of ‘Ghosts’ not existing in parts 1 & 2 based on Biblical principles. In part 3 we further advanced the formulary regarding how the Demonic come to us because of Sin and our own actions.

Part 4 - Demons have existed since before the world was created, as once, they were holy and divine in the eyes of God.  However, one decided that he (Lucifer) would not bow down and allow humans to be loved more than the angelic realm.  Due to his actions, and along with a third of the holy realm, fell with Lucifer to earth to be departed from God. When Lucifer then went after Adam & Eve, Lucifer sent forth the snake (Leviathan) to tempt Eve and influence Adam.  As a result God cursed Lucifer and those under him.  God’s wrath is expressed in Genesis 3:14 - So the LORD God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, Cursed are you above all livestock and all wild animals! You will crawl on your belly and you will eat dust all the days of your life.”

Famed Roman Catholic exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth (started the International Association of Exorcists out of the Vatican), who is pictured has stated on more than one occasion that he believes all ‘Ghosts’ to actually be Demons that are attempting to gain the confidence of the afflicted—with the intent of eventually possessing that person.  It is reported that during his tenure, Father Amorth has performed over 100,000 Exorcisms, which has led him to his belief.  As a fellow Exorcist Minister I would also concur with Father Amorth, these are Demons posing in a manner befitting to deceive mankind.

In part 3 we laid out how the invitation process brings forth the infestation and obsession stages, followed by the oppression stage finally concluding with the state of possession.  The next paragraph below in this writings will discuss briefly how Demonic forces betray mankind, as they are not whom people think they are. Remember, the ultimate goal of the Demonic is possession of the soul of the individual who got ‘Involved’ in a multitude of acts (occult activity or generational curses).

So let's examine some these points of contention:

1. A theory as to why some of the same ‘Ghosts’ or ‘Spirit figures’ are seen in multiple differing places at the same time raises a point.  An internet search depicts such a ‘Ghost’ - Abraham Lincoln.  Now clearly there was only one Abraham Lincoln.  So who are these ‘other’ spirits manifesting in other areas?  Imposter ‘Ghosts’?  If each of these separate haunted locations is being visited by Demons pretending to be Abraham Lincoln, it will certainly explain the multiple appearances of the former president.  However, Job 7:10 also nullifies human spirits from lingering around.

2.  Another theory that Paranormal investigators believe that many of these ‘Ghosts’ or  ‘Spirits’ choose to stay and linger around because they are in an environment that they love.  However, many also believe that they stay in environments of horrible trauma, or where vicious acts have occurred, and where people have even experienced heartbreak and loss.

This not true according to the Holy Bible found in Hebrews 9:27 nullifies this.  If ‘Ghosts’ then are Demons, this situation becomes clearer.  Once death occurs, the human soul does not linger around.  All these ‘Ghosts’ are simply Demons pretending to be once living—and these beings would clearly thrive in an environment that’s seen a lot of terrible things.  Remember, Demons know all about us before we existed.

3.  So what about the Phillip experiment found in the paranormal world?  The Philip Experiment was conducted during the 1970's, in which a group of Canadian parapsychologists decided to invent a fake ‘Ghost’.  This group chose a non-haunted location, made up the name/age/background for their fake ‘Ghost’, and proceeded to perform a typical paranormal investigation.  Imagine to their surprise when, after a few days of work, they started to get activity in the non-haunted place.  This included communications from an entity that corroborated the Philip ‘Ghost’ back story by pretending to be Philip.   So was a ghost manufactured from nothing, and formed from nothing too?  Of course not!  It was a Demon coming forward and lying to the investigators in an attempt to interact more with the group of people. Hmm…This is what is occurring when one goes ‘Ghost’ hunting, they are actually hunting and pursuing Demons.

4. What about haunted people?  Well, unfortunately this is due to several factors, but activity such as ‘Ghost’ hunting causes hauntings upon people.  Many of us have seen movies and heard stories, in which some people seem to be afflicted their entire lives by ‘Ghosts’ (wherever they go), while others never encounter such a thing.  Why?  Famed exorcist priest Father Gabriele Amorth states this could have everything to do with the fact that these people are "obsessing" or "paying attention" to those of the other world or other side. This is one of the steps of Demonic possession, along with ‘invitation’ and ‘infestation’.  It goes to reason these same people would spend more time dwelling on the subject of ‘Ghosts’, than those who had never seen one.  This all supports the progression of invitation, infestation, obsession, and possession - which is how Demons operate.

5. Why do ‘Ghosts’ then wear clothes?  This is usually followed closely by, "Why do ‘Ghosts’ appear at one certain age”?   Often not the last age they attained?  For most ‘Ghost’ hunters, there are simply no logical answers to these questions other than they (Demons) can appear however they want to.  However, these ‘Ghosts’ are Demons purposely attempting to appear to us in a way in which we will be more likely to accept them.  Remember, Demons know all about us and what makes us ‘tick’.  The answer becomes clear: it’s all a charade in an attempt to get us to interact with them!

Humans have an innate curiosity to learn as well as a fear of the unknown.  These two characteristics that humans own are what Demons thrive upon to enact a plan of destruction upon people.  According to a recent study approximately 22% of Americans believe they have encountered a ‘Ghost’.  However, that number is probably even greater than actually estimated, due to a person who is older, passes that sighting off as their imagination playing tricks on them.

The Demons as former angelic spiritual beings have the ability to transcend time and space in the blink of an eye.  The Demons will use any image that they can to get one to buy into their plans of destruction.  They will always project themselves as something innocent and not harmful, when that could be further from the truth.

Many times children are the targets, because children are much easier to influence and the love children possess has not truly been tainted by experiences in the world.  Therefore Demons will usually come to them as little children a boy or a girl, getting them to trust them.

In our final part we will list how the Demons masquerade themselves upon mankind.

Rev. Dr. Bradley Luoma

Sunday, July 27, 2014

EVP's And ITC Devices. Dangerous....

Hello my para beauties. I hope you enjoyed your weekend and everyone you love is healthy. It's nice to have Spring/Summer upon us. The weather in many places this winter was brutal. I pray everyone is safe and didn't suffer badly.

I know back in September 2013 I wrote about EVP's and I feel the need to discuss this again along with ITC (Instrumental Trans Communication) devices. Kids between the ages of 9 and up are asking for recorders and ghost boxes to do their own EVP's and investigations. I know of 6 children here all under 13 were given digital recorders, ghost boxes, Ovilus etc...I can't imagine why anyone would allow a precious child risk the many dangers. That is too young for them to fathom and understand the risks. I know these parents truly feel there is no harm. I'm certainly fully aware it is a innocent act.

It's just my humble opinion on the subject of EVP's and ITC devices. I've witnessed many good people suffer the consequences from a unhealthy obsession wanting " to just see what is around". I pray before each one I have to do for a case or investigation however, that is the only time I resort to EVP's. I'm aware this subject has been discussed and many feel they are harmless. Maybe these cases I speak of just had bad luck but it's no different than attempting communication via ouija board or automatic writing. Just because you left a location with nothing going wrong doesn't mean all is well. Demons are very patient and very dangerous once you have their attention. This is pure evil, why would anyone risk this? I had a case where said person was constantly doing these. She lost her friends and some family as she only seemed to care about was doing EVP's. At that point she could not bathe. She refused further help. Family and friends no longer can even reach her. She disconnected her phone and uses only a PO Box.

My point is use these things with caution if you must use them.

Written By Jennifer L Auld

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Thank You for the Support

I'm back home recuperating, can't drive so hiding out in the Pug Cave. Please pray for Karen as she is visiting her sister Justine who is battling a 2nd bout with Stage 4 cancer. 

As for me, Sore, OH Momma!!!!!! Can I have a do over? LOL Once I get a bit more healed up, I'll be sending out a blog of my adventures this past week. Thanks for the support and prayers, and a special thanks to church member "Forrest" who was my driver, and for Amy, Cassidy, & Cameron who have been taking our 2 pugs out for their walks. 

Despite all the medical, health, and family issues, Karen and I have been able to keep our head above the water line, thanks to the Many Blessings from Our LORD Jesus †

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May God shine his light through you 
Pastor Stephen Piersall
God's Preservation Ministry Soul Care 

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Destruction of the Canaanites & Paranormal Activity/Beliefs

By Reverend Mark Hunnemann

The book of Joshua presents the sensitive reader with a problem; the slaughter of the indigenous Canaanite population in order for Israel to occupy their land.How are we to understand this today, and what lessons can we learn from it in general, and particularly regarding how we understand God and the paranormal? This is a legitimate issue that deserves a reply--but I will only be able to touch on some basics--for fuller reflection one will need to see more in-depth articles. Any similar actions today would rightly be condemned by Christians, but there are special features to Israel's actions which are unique, which means their actions are not to be imitated today.This command to Israel is one reason that the Pentateuch goes into so much detail regarding the singular divine calling of Moses.The commands given and written by Moses originate in God's own mind (Deuteronomy 18:15-20). Without this certainty of Moses as God's spokesman, Israel would have had no right to the land.In fact, in Deuteronomy 18:9-14 God tells us how much He hates occult sins (e.g.psychics/mediums, and attempts to speak to the dead) and this is intentionally juxtaposed to Moses call...showing that the prohibition is trans-cultural and trans-generational in authority. It was these very sins which called forth God's wrath, using Israel as His vessel of judgement.

A second preliminary point is that He sets out laws of warfare which distinguish between battles fought against cities outside the Promised Land (Deuteronomy 20:16-18) and those fought against cities in the Promised Land. Only the latter were required to be devoted to complete destruction (Deuteronomy 20:1-20). With these clarifications, let us now (in mere outline form) show why this command is not an unsovable problem.

1. It is crucial to understand that Yahweh is the Creator and owner of all people and lands. Hence, He has the right to distribute lands according to His good and holy will (Exodus 19:5; Psalm 24:1) He is also (and this is so very important in the ghost debate) the universal Judge, to whom all people everywhere are accountable.This can be seen in the Flood account in Genesis 6-8; the judgement on the Tower of Babel, and all throughout both the Old and New Testament. Thus, God alone has the ultimate rights over the land of Canaan, and bring them into judgement for cosmic treason against His holy character and will.

In addition, as the Creator of life, the Lord has the right to end one's life..or an entire nation.. In fact, God is sovereign over your death, and that moment is in His hands (Psalm 139) God has the right to "kill" anyone at anytime....which we call 'death'.. We are not God, so abortion is not our prerogative. Behold, your God!

2. Since all people are sinners  (Romans 3:23), they are subject to God's judgement (6:23). The bible gives a moral rationale for the destruction of the Canaanites. (Deuteronomy 7:1-5) If the Jews did not kill all the Canaaanites, then they would lure them into idolatry. We are told in the New Testament that believers will participate in the final judgement (1 Corinthians 6:2). Likewise, Israel was God's instrument of judgement, expressing to the watching world the holy character of God, and foreshadowing the Day of Judgement (hell) and our participation in the carrying out of the final judgement. To the extent that Israel mirrored God's holiness and justice, the surrounding nations outside the Promised Land were blessed by this holy war. In nations which were drowning in occult darkness, being exposed to the light of truth regarding the True God, was very much a blessing, to those who received it.Behold, your God!

The Amorites and other Canaanites were not "innocent people"....they hated Israel and they were unspeakably depraved.... They were given 400 years to repent, but unlike Ninevah, most did not repent.

Some people have wrongly called this "ethnic cleansing", but there was no double standard. Israel herself experienced God's wrath multiple times--they were blessed if they obeyed but they were cursed by God if they committed spiritual adultery. Ethnic cleansing is occurring today and Christians should be the first to oppose it.

3. The Sinai covenant set up a unique entity--a theocracy--in which church and state were combined.Hence, the distinction between sin and crime was not as it is today (since we are not a theocracy).Sin would pollute God's covenant community. Over and over and over again, the Lord warned the Israelites that they HAD to destroy the Canaanites or they would most certainly be dragged down by them. Sadly, that is precisely what happened. We could call it "the Canaanization of the Jews". The first city they destroyed was Jericho (one of the oldest cities on earth..perhaps the oldest), which was symbolic of the whole land. The city's name has reference to the moon, so they likely were worshippers of the moon...a moon idol behind which were demons.Canaan was teeming with idolatry and ritualistic murder, and as a result it was a stronghold of Satan...teeming with demons.Idolatry, injustice, and evil were everywhere, and this triad is what Yahweh wanted to protect His elect people from, the apple of His eye. As we are told, the Canaanites sin had reached "fullness', making them ripe for judgement. The people had become so corrupt the very land is said to have vomited them out. Behold, your God!

4. The apparent implacability of total slaughter with no exceptions was just that, an appearance. The verbiage is strong, but provision was made for any who were converted to Yahweh (e.g. Rahab) It was not ethnic cleansing that occurred, but rather it was spiritual cleansing.Ethnicity had nothing to do with the Canaanites destruction because, from day one, the Jews were a mixed bunch.  They were supposed to be a light to the nations, according to the Abrahamic covenant.

In summary, God's ownership of all land and the One who judges the world with perfect justice, the need to protect the purity of the Israelite theocracy, the depravity of the Canaanites had reached a critical mass,and provisions for even the Canaanites to be saved--all illustrate the justice behind this holy war of annihilation. That was a unique part of Israels mission, and nobody today can follow in their footsteps. Again, it was not ethnic cleansing (Christians should strongly oppose any such actions) but it was spiritual cleansing.

When I watched the Dead Files last Friday, I was alarmed that, once again, Amy put the blame on evil dead kids who were out to kill the living adults. This trio of alleged earthbound children supposedly pushed a woman down the steps (according to this medium), and she is blessed she wasn't killed. Last week she recommended a curandero (sorta like a shaman), and this week (not sure if it was a re-run) she said, "I was going to recommend an exorcism, but you need a chaos magickian."  Even many occultists are fearful or least wary of these people. I mention all this as an application of what we have learned. 2 Corinthians 10 tells us that we are to destroy (not the Canaanites) but arguments or ideas contrary to God's holy word. We are in a holy war, not jihad as Muslims practice, but a holy war nevertheless.How can one believe in children being trapped here (and killing people)? It is madness. The cure for such monstrous beliefs is a fresh vision or understanding of God's absolute holiness. Wrestling with the destruction of the Canaanites should make it abundantly clear how holy God is, and how contradictory to God's holiness are the foundational beliefs of the paranormal community.Christians, behold your God!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lisa Grace -- Where Good Meets Evil

By Lisa Grace


Thank you to Kirby and Lisa M. for working to keep Eye On The Paranormal a resource for those who want to know what is really going on supernaturally and not fall prey to all the false theology, fakes, or thrill seekers who are unknowingly playing with fire.

I've taken many of the articles I've written for Eye On The Paranormal, and put them into book form. It's divided by topics with all the links (which work in the ebook) with the Bible Scripture references so you can see How Real Science Proves The Bible by Lisa Grace ($3.49).

Don't fall for quicksand theories that have holes big enough to drive a quasar through, but go by the real science based on facts like DNA, thermodynamics, photons, plasma, and quarks that ALL point to an intelligent designer, "a genius beyond genius" a quote from anonymous in this video) watch The Biologist on You Tube.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Christina George Story, as the Web Spins!



One thing people do not always understand is that I actually like what I do out there in the paranormal field as far as exposing fraud and criminal behavior and it’s as much a part of me as the paranormal investigating.  It’s in who I am.  This is something I have done for many years in one capacity or another.  I love it actually.  My partner in this, Darlene Watts, loves it.  It’s what we do.  Very few people upset us and they never ever stress us out like some would believe.   Generally when they come up with the tactics they do, it makes me fired up and it makes me laugh.  Much of what they do is so text book, I could write a book on what to expect from people who lie and cheat others for their own benefit.

My voice is my weapon.  Your reading this helps to stop this as well.  Any media attention at all from the public, no matter what the media is, stops abuse in the field.  This includes hits, likes, sharing and talking.  So on this, while my voice is my weapon, our audience members are the bullets.  We need no violence.  We do not stalk or harass.  We use truth and we use it in a way, that people see it.

One of the problems with exposing people on the internet is that they resort in a myriad of tactics that are very typical from my experience.  One of them is to pretend to be the victim.  At times, they really feel they are.  I have had several occasions where the person we are suspect of (sometimes only asking questions does this) will make a group defending themselves and claiming to be another victim of ours.  No doubt we have enemies among those we expose.  We expect that.

One such case that we have been working on is a fake psychic named Christina George.  Now, I’m not talking I think she’s fake and challenge her to prove herself like some challenge from James Randi the skeptic.  I’m talking proven liar by using her claims on videos and hard proof to the truth that shows her lying about her past and how she came upon psychic ability.  What is more disturbing is… this woman has a past criminal record that involves felonies and prison time.  Not only is this a proven thing, with hard evidence even online, but, the past as relayed by her sister is very disturbing that includes proof to drug use, elderly abuse and neglect suspicions with documented proof to why the suspicions are there.  Her sister, Leslie Jobe Shelton, is a victim’s advocate and really felt the need to warn others and stop Christina from continuing for the good of the public.  The show link below is the link to the show that Leslie, Christina George’s sister was on.  Leslie has our utmost respect on this and has joined our ranks to help us do what we do.  She is an amazing woman.  Listen to what she has to say below after reading this.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/beyondtheedgeofreality/2014/07/15/the-darkside-dark-secrets-chsristina-george-story

One thing my team feels is that those who stand behind and protect these types of people and allow them to continue are worse then the original offenders.  It is usually for some very selfish means like lining their own pockets.  This is where the story gets bigger.  Not only do these people try to protect and defend these people, but, often resort to some online tactics themselves to protect their own interest and keep the people in place.  This has happened with a sex offender that had a violent past criminal history and having a convention in which some stars were STILL ok going to and supporting.  I and many others find this disturbing.  With pressure, they did eventually back out.  But, should we have to resort to threatening to show their public support of such individuals?  Shouldn’t they just realize the danger to the public and do the right thing?  Paranormal investigators go into homes of strangers to investigate at night with the lights off.  What in creation makes these people not see the obvious threat to the public and realize they are backing these people by willingly going to their events they host?

So back to the Christina George story, it’s been no different in the pile of protectors she has and the mess it’s created.  One of these people is her agent, Annette Munnich, who publicly acted our victim on her own website (she never was even mentioned until recently on Darlene’s blog after doing this and in public support of Christina.)  She ignored her obligation as a public persona and lacked professionalism in dealing with the situation and even brought her own clients into the drama publicly.  Instead of realizing our concern and trying to warn her, she decided that she could fight us.  Well, you can’t fight truth.  Truth has a way of coming out.

Now, one of the things that Christina did was to steal two statues from some clients she had by claiming they were evil and haunted like the show “Haunted Collector”.  Now, these people agreed to let her take them with the understanding that they could get them back.  Now, at some point the people realized how valuable they were and their historic significance and decided they should get them back.  But, Christina gave several excuses and one in which she claimed John Zaffis had them.  (Name dropping is common with these types of people.)  The original owners to the statues filed charges against Christina George.  Had John had them, we are relatively certain they would have been returned immediately. He really didn’t know anything about it.

In the midst of this story, in steps another person by the name of Carol Malone, who claimed to have some schooling in law and claimed to be in possession of the property and then made demands of the owner to prove they were his.  (See images below) Clearly her “law” schooling is in error here and she and her supposed attorney are in possession of stolen property, plus transporting stolen property across state lines, which would mean big trouble.

What does Carol do in response?  She sets up a group named after one of my shows and claims to be an anti-bullying site for bullied victims and then baits me with it on her own page.  (See Below)

Carol Malone is the owner of Paranormal Association of Cold Cases https://www.facebook.com/ParanormalColdCases  I don’t know what case isn’t cold if it’s involving the paranormal.  She does try to act like it’s important and notice the “TV show” heading where there was never a show called that.

She has a tendency to act like she is someone important using her name to sound as if you just look her up, you’ll know who she is.  Accept the Google search comes up with a Carol Malone that is a journalist and commentator in England.  However, Carol uses the name “London Knight”.  Coincidence?  I doubt it.  https://www.facebook.com/carol.malone.96

She wrote a book called “Amityville, House of Lies”.  Even the critics of Amityville do not agree with Carol here.  She is known to be a blatant plagiarist and con.  http://www.amityvillefaq.com/truthboard/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=10096&start=63

Let’s not forget her other form of expertise apparently as a stripper?  http://www.amazon.com/Stiletto-Diaries-London-Knight/dp/1438943954

And an eye opening article that might detail her own sordid past of strip clubs, mob ties and drugs; http://www.wmbfnews.com/story/11543755/former-stripper-author-breaks-code-of-silence

This might also explain Carol’s threats and claim, “Do you know who I am? You better tell them who I am!”  Or does it?  So many of those we show out there have the same tactics of threats and also like to act as though they have some special privilege to threaten or be heard.

To learn more about this case and others, check out our links below.

Evan Jensen

Producer of Beyond the Edge of Reality Radio Network

https://www.facebook.com/beyondtheedgeofrealitynetwork

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(part of the Beyond the Edge of Reality Network)

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Secular Ethics is Appropriate for the 21st Century

Dharamshala: - His Holiness the Dalai Lama was welcomed into the council chamber of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh (LAHDC) on 15 July, where His Holiness heard about the hardships the Ladakhi people have overcome and spoke of the importance of secular ethics in modern education.

The Chief Executive Councillor, Rigzin Spalbar gave a brief overview of the 18 year existence of the LAHDC. "Ladakh is a region of strategic importance which has led to an instability in the Ladakhi way of life" he said. He then explained that the life the Ladakhis led included an optimum use of resources and preservation of traditional values while also embracing modernity. He admitted that it was the concern for a greater local role in decision making in the year 1995 that led to the establishment of the LAHDC.

His Holiness then thanked for the opportunity to meet everyone and for the account of their activities. "You have faced hardships and have coped with them. I have no special contribution to make for I am only a guest here, but we have been close friends for many years." said His Holiness and congratulated them on the hardships they have overcome.

"Your plans for the future are good and now implementation is in order. Other than that, you know better about your needs than I." said His Holiness.

"One thing I would like to talk to you about though is education." continued His Holiness, "I had the opportunity to visit universities in countries all over the world. Many scientists, educationists and thinkers agree that our existing education systems are inadequate. Not enough time and energy is given to nurture inner values and ethics. I tell people that we need a more complete system of education that includes training in ethics; secular ethics. India's constitution is based on secularism, a respect for all religious traditions and even individuals who have none. Secular ethics is appropriate for modern society."

"I'm not talking about God, Allah or Buddha, but about developing a better society which revolves around education. We need to think of ourselves belonging to one human family. If we can do that, then there is a possibility that by the end of the 21st century we can create a happier, more peaceful society and this depends on our own actions and not on who we pray to. The 7 billion human beings alive today are our brothers and sisters; therefore we need cooperation based on trust and self-confidence to create an open, compassionate, harmonious society." continued His Holiness.

His Holiness said that although many agree, they do not yet know how to introduce secular ethics into our current curriculum and hence are working to develop a study program that can be piloted in a couple schools and if successful then it could be extended to other schools taking into account of its members rights and aspirations.

"If you harm and bully others, it will not do good to oneself." His Holiness pointed out. "The scientists have shown that constant fear and anger damages our immune system, while warmheartedness is good for our health"

"Here in Ladakh you have long been living in harmony which you must work hard to keep it up" encouraged His Holiness.

Original photo and link: http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news-in-focus/4139-secular-ethics-is-appropriate-for-21st-century-hh-the-dalai-lama

The Truth About Hell --

It’s Still There Despite Many Church Leaders Ignoring It

One of the disturbing trends for the past 20-30 years is the de-emphasis to teach or preach about the reality and existence of Hell. It is as if church leaders fear upsetting their congregations with the Truth; that there are severe, eternal, and painful repercussions to the sins that we engage in and not repent of. They don’t want to push the fact that if we don’t wake up and push back against the tide of evil, that if we don’t accept Christ as our One and Only Savior, or that if we don’t spread our testimony and witness of Christ’s work and presence in our lives – that people will end up in Hell.

In the book, “To Hell and Back”, by Maurice S. Rawlings, M.D., you will find the following on pages 81-83. The following are some of the cults listed by John Ankerberg and John Weldon in Facts on Life after Death. Listed also is each group's divisive opinion about both heaven and hell along with its founder's quotations.

1. Christian Science, founded by spiritist Mary Baker Eddy, teaches that "there is no death." They believe that "heaven and hell are states of thought, not places. People experience their own heaven or hell right here on earth."

2. Edgar Cayce, a spiritist and New Age prophet, said that "the destiny of the soul, as of all creation, is to become One with the Creator" and that no soul is ever lost.

3. New Age cult leader Sun Myung Moon of The Unification Church believes that "God will not desert any person eternally. By some means...they will be restored."

4. Mormonism, founded by occultist Joseph Smith, argues, "The false doctrine that the punishment to be visited upon erring souls is endless...is but a dogma of unauthorized and erring sectarians, at once unscriptural, unreasonable, and revolting."

5. Jehovah's Witnesses, founded by Charles Taze Russell maintains that the wicked are forever annihilated because "the teaching about a fiery hell can rightly be designated as a ‘teaching of demons.' "

6. The Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgianism), founded by spiritist Emanuel Swedenborgh, emphasizes that

God "does not condemn anyone to hell."

7. Eckankar, a New Age religion founded by Paul Twitchell and Darwin Gross, insists that "there is no death"...and that there is no eternal hell.

8. Lucis Trust and the Arcane School/Full Moon Meditation Groups, established by New Age spiritist Alice Bailey, argue that "the fear of death is based upon...old erroneous teaching as to heaven and hell."

9. The Love Family (The Children of God), founded by spiritist David Berg, views hell as a temporal purgatory: "The lake of fire is where the wicked go to get purged from their sins...to let them eventually come...out."

10. Rosicrucianism, an occult philosophy, declares that "the &ls;eternal damnation' of those who are not &ls;saved' does not mean destruction nor endless torture," and that "the Christian religion did not originally contain any dogmas about Hell."

11. Unitarian Universalism confesses the following: "It seems safe to say that no Unitarian Universalist believes in a resurrection of the body, a literal heaven or hell, or any kind of eternal punishment."

12. The Theosophical Society, founded by medium Helena P. Blavatsky, declares, "we positively refuse to accept the…belief in eternal reward or eternal punishment." Hence, "Death…is not…a cause for fear."

13. The spirits everywhere proclaim their allegiance to cultic teachings, declare Ankerberg and Weldon. "Ramtha," the spirit speaking through medium J. S.Knight, claims "God has never judged you or anyone" and "No, there is no hell and there is no devil." "Lilly" and other spirits channeled through medium Ruth Montgomery argue that there is no such thing as death" and that "God punishes no man."

With so many spiritual cults pushing a non-existence of Hell (let alone Heaven), the church leaders don’t want to appear to be the meanies in the religious war by sending people who don’t obey God’s Word, will be consigned to Hell. This is a huge issue especially with the onslaught by the liberal media and the LGBT community to force their immoral and Godless lifestyle upon the rest of us. They want equality – as long as it means we accept everything about them including putting our own beliefs down to do so.

There is no question about it – we are born, live and die but only once, and then we receive our reward, Heaven or Hell, based on what choices we made during our life prior to death. Did we accept Jesus Christ, repent of our sins, and begin to honestly strive to walk in God’s Word? Or did we ignore God’s Word, ignore who He is, and ignore the consequences of our actions in this life.

Hebrews 9:26-28 (NASB)

Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself. And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment, so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.

2 Corinthians 5:10 (NASB)

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.

Now Jesus said in Matthew chapter 7 that there are two roads. You're either on the broad road that leads to destruction or the narrow path of Christ. He said, “Many are those who are on the broad road, who are on the highway to Hell.” And then, He said, “Then there's also the narrow road that leads to life.” And He said, “Few there be that find it.” Everyone reading this right now, you're either on one of two roads. You're either on the broad road to Hell, or you're on the narrow road, the road that leads to life, that leads to Heaven and eternity with God. Which road are you on?

Revelations 20 speaks of Hell, and describes it as a place of flames. There are four Truths about Hell being presented here. Let’s take a close look at these.

The first Truth is that Hell is a REAL place. It's not the figment of some guy's imagination. It's not the concoction of some evangelist who's trying to get people to come down front and make a decision. And so many people don't like the concept of Hell. They don't like the idea of Hell. Lots of learned people, lots of people in seminaries, and all these guys that supposedly are so smart, they get so smart that they get smarter than God and they start to explain away. They'll

read about the lake of fire, and they say, “Well, that can't be. I mean, God wouldn't do that. That just doesn't jive with the God in my mind.” They explain that away, and they say, “Well, that, that's not really the way it is.” A church in

England a few years ago said Hell is not a place, as the Bible describes, populated with demons and devils and not a place of fire. They said it's not like that at all. But the Bible says it's like that.

The second Truth is that Hell is a place of extremes. Hell is a place of flames. God describes it as a lake of fire. He said, “Death and Hades, at the Great White Throne Judgment, are thrown into the lake of fire.” This is the second death, the lake of fire. “And if any man's name was not found written in the Book of Life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.” Three times God says the lake of fire, the lake of fire, the lake of fire. It's a place of extreme degrees. Jesus called it, in the gospels, a furnace of fire.

Jesus told the story in Luke 16 about a man who goes to Hell, goes to Hades. And he is there and he can see in the distance. Across a great chasm he can see Abraham, father Abraham. And he sees the little beggar that used to stay by his gate, Lazarus. And now Lazarus was a believer and he is in Abraham's bosom in Paradise. And this guy, who was a rejecter of the Lord, he is in Hell. And he lifts up his eyes and he looks and he calls out to Abraham, and he said, “Father Abraham, Father Abraham, please send that beggar Lazarus over here, that he may take a drop of water and just give me a drop of water on my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame.” It's a place of extreme degrees, a horrible, terrible place. Now lots of people, they mock the idea of Hell. You start talking to them about Hell being a place of fire and they make fun. It's a place of extreme degrees. God calls it a lake of fire.

The third Truth is that Hell is a place of awful declarations. Jesus, when He told the parable of the wheat and the tares (the true believers, the wheat, and the false believers, the tares) He said, “At the end of the age at the time of the harvest,” He said, “I'll send My reapers into the harvest and then they'll take all the tares and they'll cut them and they'll bind them and they'll throw them into the furnace.” And He said, “And will cast them (Matthew 13:42), and they'll cast them into the furnace of fire; in that place there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”

That's a description of what you hear in Hell. It's weeping and gnashing of teeth. Now why the weeping? Well, the weeping comes from the story in Luke 16 where the rich man dies and calls out to Abraham, and Abraham says ”We can't come to get you because there's a great chasm between us and you.” And he calls out, and he says, “Child, remember when you were on the earth you had good things and Lazarus, he didn't have any good things. He was a poor beggar.” Now Dives didn't go to Hell because he was rich. You don't go to Hell because you're rich. You go to Hell because you reject Christ. And Lazarus didn't go to Paradise because he was poor. He went there because he was a believer in the sacrifice that God provided. And that's why a person goes to Heaven, and that's why a person goes to Hell. But Abraham said to this guy in Hell, “Remember!” And there's weeping with remembrance. You remember.

But Jesus also said not only weeping. There is gnashing of teeth, gnashing of teeth. That word gnashing in the Greek, brucho. What that word means is “to cry out in pain or rage.” That's what gnashing is. It's a sound, where you rub your teeth together. Gnashing in pain or rage, both of those are true in Hell. You gnash your teeth in pain because, as the rich man Dives said, “I am in agony in this flame.” But you also gnash your teeth in rage. There is rage in Hell. You say, “Rage, anger, where's that coming from? Who are people mad at in Hell?” They're mad at God. They're cursing and blaspheming God in Hell. See, sometimes we get the idea that everybody in Hell is crying out to God for mercy, but that's not the case. What people, primarily, do in Hell is curse God, is blaspheme God.

The fourth Truth about Hell, it is a place of eternal death. The Bible describes it here as the second death. “This is the second death,” the lake of fire. It's a place of eternal death. The wages of sin is death. Now death in the Bible is not

annihilation. Some people believe that Hell is a place where you're just annihilated. You're obliterated. You go there and you don't exist anymore. But listen. Death in the Bible is not annihilation. Death in the Bible is described as separation.

The Scriptures says in Hebrews chapter 2 and verse 9, that when Jesus suffered upon the cross, He tasted death for everyone. Now you ask yourself this question: Was Jesus animated? No! But He was separated. He was separated from God the Father. That's why upon the cross He said, “My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?” See, I think that that was the hardest thing for Jesus. The physical pain was incredibly hard, but the spiritual pain was even harder than that to be separated from His Father, who He had had fellowship with up until that time, from eternity past. For all eternity, God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit were in perfect fellowship. But because Jesus took all our sins upon Himself on the cross, God the Father turned His back on His, His own dear Son. And Jesus cried out, “My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?” There was separation. And then He breathed His last and He died. And Hell is a place of eternal death, eternal separation from God. The Bible says in 2nd Thessalonians chapter 1 and verse 9, speaking of those who reject Christ, it says, “And these will pay the penalty of eternal destruction away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power.” Away from Him forever! It's a place of eternal death.

The Bible clearly demonstrates that Hell is a REAL place. One of extremes, of awful declarations, of eternal death. We should never want to end up there, nor wish our most vile enemy to be consigned here. However, even those with the best of intentions will end up here, all because they chose to refuse Christ.

Next article – we cover the inhabitants of Hell.

May God bless you in your day and comfort you where there is a need.

Archbishop Mikhail Nevaeh
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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Angelology And Angels


Hello my para beauties! I hope your having a wonderful Sunday so far and everyone you love is healthy. This is a difficult subject to research and more difficult to explain but I will do my best at the request of many of you to go over this subject again. I blogged about this back either in November 2013 or Jan of this year so I hope to add more helpful information based on my humble opinion. Please remember I do not claim to be any kind of expert in anything I blog about. It is all just my humble option based on what I've researched so save the hate mail for the arrogant people who claim to know all and everyone else is wrong.

We need to put the focus on the Lord's Angels! Who are 100 times more powerful than any demon or devil I can assure you. They are our protectors and sent by God. There is so much comfort and solace in this. I personally believe we have them assigned to us for protection just as satan has assigned a demon or demons to torment and hurt us and our lives.

This is simply the study of Angels. They are known as God's messengers. It's very interesting and very important to know some information about them. I personally go by a biblical point of view and the biblical laws of the bible. So please understand it is only my humble opinion of how I interpret this subject. Anyone I quote doesn't mean I agree with what they do. There are so many movies out and coming out about demons and the devil possessing. It's so disturbing however, you hear nothing of Angels.

At some undisclosed time following His creation of the heavens and the earth, God created the angels (Ps.148:2-5; Col.1:16). This event took place after the original ex nihilo (i.e., "out of nothing") creation of the universe described Genesis 1:1, and before the restoration of the earth (described also at Job 38:4-7) which followed God's initial judgment upon the universe because of Satan's rebellion (the results of which are described in Genesis 1:2 and following). God created all angelic kind at this time (including Satan and all those who would eventually rebel against Him). Though some would come to choose against Him, all the angels were originally created holy (Deut.33:2; Ps.89:7; Mk.8:38; Lk.9:26). God gave each of them distinct duties and definite domains in which to exercise specified authority delegated.

An Angel (from the Greek ἄγγελος ángelos, "messenger"[1]) is a supernatural being or spirit, often depicted in humanoid form with feathered wings on their backs and halos around their heads, found in various religions and mythologies.

The theological study of angels is known as "angelology". In Zoroastrianism and Abrahamic religions they are often depicted as benevolent celestial beings who act as intermediaries between Heaven and Earth, or as guardian spirits or a guiding influence.[2]

The term "angel" has also been expanded to various notions of spirits found in many other religious traditions. Other roles of angels include protecting and guiding human beings, and carrying out God's tasks.[3]

In art, angels are often depicted with bird-like wings on their back, a halo, robes and various forms of glowing light.[4]

In post-Biblical Judaism, certain angels took on particular significance and developed unique personalities and roles. Though these archangels were believed to rank among the heavenly host, no systematic hierarchy ever developed. Metatron is considered one of the highest of the angels in Merkabah and Kabbalist mysticism and often serves as a scribe; he is briefly mentioned in the Talmud[17] and figures prominently in Merkabah mystical texts. Michael, who serves as a warrior[18] and advocate for Israel (Daniel 10:13), is looked upon particularly fondly.[19] Gabriel is mentioned in the Book of Daniel (Daniel 8:15–17) and briefly in the Talmud, [20] as well as in many Merkabah mystical texts. There is no evidence in Judaism for the worship of angels, but there is evidence for the invocation and sometimes even conjuration of angels.[21].

Below are just some verses I found in scripture that give us more insight to Angels and what they do and how important they are. They are powerful beyond imagining. Demons fear the smite of them. They tremble in fear!

The LORD, the God of heaven, brought me from the home of my father and from the land of my relatives, and he solemnly promised me that he would give this land to my descendants. He will send his angel before you, so that you can get a wife there for my son. (Genesis 24:7)

He answered, 'The LORD, whom I have always obeyed, will send his angel with you and give you success. You will get for my son a wife from my own people, from my father's family.
 (Genesis 24:40)

Behold, I send an Angel before you, to keep you in the way, and to bring you to the place which I have prepared.

Angels fight against God's enemies.

That night an angel of the LORD went to the Assyrian camp and killed 185,000 soldiers. At dawn the next day there they lay, all dead!

The LORD sent an angel that killed the soldiers and officers of the Assyrian army. So the emperor went back to Assyria disgraced. One day when he was in the temple of his god, some of his sons killed him with their swords. (2Ch 32:21)

Researching Angels of The Lord is very interesting and uplifting however, It's a difficult subject to understand and even harder to explain. We all interpret the bible differently and the same goes for the literature we research. This is why I ask the Holy Spirit to open my eyes to the truth and to help me understand.

There are plenty of books on Angels such as "A Dictionary Of Angels" including fallen angels by Gustav Davidson. For me personally it helped in my research. It takes time and patience finding the correct information we seek if there is any at all. I say do your own research including what the Word Of God says.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

WHY DO YOU KEEP HARPING...OVER AND OVER AGAIN, ABOUT THESE STUPID GHOSTS?

By Reverend Mark Hunnemann

circa 1530 AD...."Dr Luther, why do you keep harping, over and over, about justification by faith alone?"

Luther..."Two reasons--it is the article upon which the church stands or falls, and I also harp on it every week because my people forget it every week."

circa 1960 AD...."Dr. King, why do you keep harping, over and over, on civil rights?"

Dr MLK...."Because it is so ensconced in our society, both in and out of the church...it is also making the watching world think that Jesus is irrelevant to cultures most pressing needs.God has given me a dream..."

Which of you could say to MLK while he was alive, "I think you are right but I am too busy with my business/kids to DO anything."? Or..."Stop talking about this dream...folks are getting tired of it." (this was actually said to MLK by his closest advisers on the eve of the historic DC speech).
 
One could multiply this list of folks who made a significant impact on culture, with many, many more, in large measure due to their perseverance in face of pressure to shut up. I tremble with unworthiness to  mention my passion in even the same paragraph as these two mighty MARTINS. But please note this crucial fact--it is the SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ISSUE AT STAKE, that emboldens me to press on in face of many people getting sick and tired of my "ghost posts."....and I have no delusions of grandeur regarding myself. In fact, I have trouble even getting out of bed...bent and broken. I am unworthy to place myself next to two of my heroes. However, I have thinking of writing this blog for quite awhile now.

My father, a WW II vet, died the day after his 90th birthday. My mom and dad were very busy--business owners and raised 10 kids--but the Dairy Queen my father owned/operated was perhaps the only company in Moore County, NC where a black man was hired on equal basis of anyone else. In the 1950's everybody had segregated bathrooms and water fountains....NOT MY DAD.--one fountain, and 2 bathrooms (men/women)....as a result, my dad had a large black clientele. Most white folks there basically ignored the issue of "separate but unequal."

I, like lots of folks on Facebook, have hundreds of friends.....these include folks I've known for 40 years or more, who are very dear to me.But one thing I can count on is that when I post on ghosts, it is clear that they have had enough. I am very thankful for the faithful few who are in tune with God's heart on this issue. I am ignorant of many subjects, but I do know what the bible, science, and sound reasoning has to say about the ever-growing fascination with the paranormal in general, and trapped spirits in particular.Like the two Martins mentioned above, I am utterly convinced that this issue HAS TO BE REPEATED OVER AND OVER....the notion of ghosts is not only ensconced in our culture--in and out of the church--but that there are objective indicators that suggest that the notion of ghosts is possibly Satan's most successful and effective tool in spreading the kingdom of darkness and ushering in the man of lawlessness/antichrist.

We need to repeat this regularly because we forget it regularly--we all have busy lives, which tend to mute even the loudest cries of pointing out danger.And as MLK said in his "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" the church is becoming/appearing increasingly irrelevant to the most significant issues of our day.

MLK certainly rallied some of the church to this issue where Satan was attacking, but most Christians (even those who were in basic agreement) just wanted him to shut his damn mouth. "The church should focus on preaching the simple gospel and not get caught up in cultural issues." Similarly, Christian leaders today, as a whole, think that addressing the paranormal craze is ludicrous...not part of preaching the simple gospel. Apparently they have not read the prophets, who ceaselessly thundered against all manner of cultural decay.Or evil and error. EVIL AND ERROR...wicked behavior and wicked beliefs. Or do we even believe that some beliefs, or even practices, can be called WICKED ANYMORE?

Up to this point, my regret is not having written a second volume which deals with specific issues---the lunacy of residual energy, the cruelty and stupidity of the notion of poltergeists, the obvious parallels between EVP solicitation and a Ouija Board session., etc. But I remain firm that all the other occult sins rely heavily on the notion of trapped spirits. Mediums and psychics would be largely out of work without their alleged aid from their friendly ghosts.  

Christian leaders...and most Christians are simply lazy, devoid of.critical thinking skills..and don't care about the next generation. "Give me affluence and peace of mind....I do not want to THINK about what issues may be more serious than those that grip me." I have tried over and over to show WHY the notion of ghosts is OUR generations most significant wrong belief. Every generation has its own specific issues which the devil is attacking, and it is our responsibility to determine what our blind spots are--or we will be like my parents generation re: race. The Greatest Generation (they were/are) was in large measure horribly deficient re race.

The old analogy applies well here...if a movie theatre is actually on fire, the most compassionate thing to do is scream as loud and often as possible.."Fire...fire...fire...fire"

I have written nearly 200 blogs, almost all dealing directly or indirectly, with ghosts. W/o going into detail it is phenomenal the range and comprehensiveness of the destruction that this belief has caused.

There is no other occultic belief (inviting the curse of God) that is nearly as popular and destructive as the notion of ghosts.

Go ahead and work 50 hours to make $ 100,000 (more or less), but if you do not rise up and curse the notion of trapped spirits, then your children and grandchildren will themselves be cursed by the Holy One....because of your laziness, fuzzy thinking and preoccupation with YOUR choices instead of God's commands.God have mercy on us.

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