Christianity: Yesterday and Today

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PureChristianity.org, Nov 1, 2005 - 592 pages
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Can pure Christianity in the first century be found in our time? If Christ were here today, can He still recognize the religion He founded considering it is now divided into 1001 sects, each asserting the truth? This book, CHRISTIANITY: YESTERDAY & TODAY reveals the answer.
  

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Contents

A PROMISE FOR GREATER MIRACLES
18
CONCLUSION
23
THE MEN CALLED CHRISTIANS
25
THE CHRISTIANS IN AD 3096 AND THEIR RECOGNITION OF GOD
26
ACTIVITIES OF TODAYS CHRISTIANS
28
ACTIVITIES OF AD 3096 CHRISTIANITY
29
THE LIVING BREAD
31
NO CIVIC AND CHARITABLE WORKS FOR EARLY CHRISTIANS
39
TAKING STRANGERS IN
41
CLOTHING THE NAKED
42
I WAS SICK AND YE VISITED ME
43
I WAS IN PRISON AND YE CAME UNTO ME
44
THE CHOSEN FEW
53
THE BIBLE IS THE WORD OF GOD
54
A MESSAGE REVERBERATING IN THE EARS OF GODS SERVANTS
57
THE LITTLE ONES
59
GIDEON LEARNED THE LESSON OF NOAH AND ABRAHAM
64
GODS PREROGATIVE OF CHOICE
71
MANS CONCEPT FOR THE SAVED
72
THE CHOSEN IN AD 3033
73
IDENTITY OF GOD AND IDOLATRY
76
THE TIME OF THE APOSTLES
80
POSTAPOSTOLIC TIME TO THE PRESENT
82
GODS CHOSEN PEOPLE KNOW THEIR GOD
86
THE GREAT MULTITUDES IN THE BOOK OF REVELATION
89
SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES
91
GOD IS A SPIRIT
92
SOME FACTS ABOUT THE BIBLE
93
PEOPLES PERCEPTION OF THE HOLY BIBLE
94
DECIPHERING GODS WORDS
99
GREAT LESSON
101
WHAT IS THE TRUTH?
102
SEARCHING THE SCRIPTURES
103
THE PROMISED LAND
105
IN THE NEW TESTAMENT FAITH AS BIG AS A MUSTARD SEED
107
FAITH
108
MOUNTAIN
109
CONCLUSION
111
GOD IS IDENTIFYING HIMSELF
113
PART 2 GODS IDENTITY AT A GLANCE
135
THE FATHER AND JESUS CHRIST
137
THE FATHER AND THE HOLY SPIRIT
140
JESUS CHRIST AND THE HOLY SPIRIT
141
THE VISIBLE GOD
144
JESUS CHRIST PREACHED AFTER AD 200
147
FULFILLMENT OF A PROPHECY
148
WARNING FROM THOSE NOT KNOWING GOD
149
A THEARIAN DOCTRINEOR ARIANISM
150
B THETRINITY DOCTRINE OR TRINITARIANISM1
155
THE ATHANASIAN CREED
158
COMMENTS ON THE TRINITARIAN DOCTRINE
159
C THESABELLIAN DOCTRINE IN THE 2ND CENTURY
165
MYSTERIES INEXPLICABLE UNDER THE ONENESS DOCTRINE
166
JEHOVAH DOCTRINE A VARIATION TO THE ARIAN CONCEPT
168
MYSTERY THAT CANNOT BE EXPLAINED UNDER THE JEHOVAH DOCTRINE
169
THE HERACLIAN DOCTRINE OR MONOTHELITISM
171
1001 DOCTRINES OF GOD AND JESUS CHRIST
173
THE REJECTED CORNER STONE
174
WHERE DID THE SCRIBES AND PHARISEES GO WRONG?
176
THE LITERAL AND SPIRITUAL WORD
181
1 BORN AGAIN
183
2 WOMEN NOT ALLOWED TO TALK
187
3 HATE PARENTS WIFE CHILDREN BRETHREN SISTERS
189
4 PLUCK OUT THE RIGHT EYE
191
5 CUT OFF THY RIGHT HAND
193
6 FASTING
194
7 THE TEMPLE
196
8 THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER
206
SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT BY DIVINE REVELATION
207
TEST 1 ON THE IDENTITY OF JESUS
209
B SEED INTO STONY PLACES
211
C SEED AMONG THE THORNS
212
D SEED ON GOOD GROUND
215
GODS SERVANTS AND CHRISTS APOSTLES
219
QUESTIONS ONLY GOD SHOULD ANSWER
223
THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY DURING THE TIME OF CHRIST
231
THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY AFTER CHRIST
235
CHRIST APPOINTING HIS APOSTLES IN HIS PHYSICAL ABSENCE
238
GODS WAY AND MANS WAY
239
HOW CHRISTS CHOSEN APOSTLES ACQUIRE DIVINE KNOWLEDGE
241
SIMILARITIES OF THE ORIGINAL AND MODERN APOSTLES
246
DISTINCTION BETWEEN THE ORIGINAL AND MODERN APOSTLES
247
THE APOSTOLIC SUCCESSION DOCTRINE
249
IN SEARCH OF A KING AND PASTORAL SYSTEM IN PROPHECY
260
PROPHECY IN PARABLE
261
FIG TREE REFUSES TO BE KING
262
THE VINE REFUSES TO BE KING
265
THE BRAMBLE ACCEPTED THE POSITION OF KING
266
UPON THIS ROCK I WILL BUILD MY CHURCH
276
CONCLUSION
278
WHO ARE THE REAL APOSTLES?
280
THE SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL
282
THE TOWER OF BABEL AND THE RELIGIOUS LANGUAGES
285
TOWER TO HEAVEN
287
BRICKS INSTEAD OF STONES
289
STONES INSTEAD OF BRICKS
291
DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
294
CONFOUNDING OF LANGUAGES TODAY
296
ONE LANGUAGE
299
CONFESSION OF THE AUTHOR
324
TWO WITNESSES TO THE TRUTH
327
THE TWO CHERUBIMS
330
ILLUSTRATIONS FOR THE TESTIMONY OF TWO WITNESSES
332
ILLUSTRATION 2 YE SHALL NOT SURELY DIE
333
ILLUSTRATION 3 FASTING
334
ILLUSTRATION 4 THE POWER OF FAITH AS BIG AS A MUSTARD SEED
335
ILLUSTRATION 5 A FIGTREE WITHOUT FRUITS
337
ILLUSTRATION 6 COMMANDING A MOUNTAIN TO GO TO THE SEA
338
ILLUSTRATION 7 HATING RELATIVES TO BE WORTHY AS A DISCIPLE
340
ILLUSTRATION 8 JESUS INVITATION TAKE MY YOKE
342
ILLUSTRATION 9 SUN AND MOON STOOD STILL
348
ILLUSTRATION 10 HEZEKIAH AND SHADOW TEN DEGREES BACKWARD
351
ILLUSTRATION 11 WASHING OF FEET
357
WRITTEN WITH THE FINGER OF GOD
361
THIRD PART OR STEP 3 LOVE OF NEIGHBOR
362
I AM THE LORD THY GOD
363
THOU SHALT NOT TAKE THE NAME OF THE LORD THY GOD IN VAIN
371
REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY TO KEEP IT HOLY
374
HONOR THY FATHER AND MOTHER
379
THOU SHALT NOT KILL
383
THOU SHALT NOT COMMIT ADULTERY
385
THOU SHALT NOT STEAL
386
THOU SHALT NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS AGAINST THY NEIGHBOR
387
THOU SHALT NOT COVET
388
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbors house
389
PERFECTION THE ULTIMATE GOAL
390
THE SPIRITUAL SIN OF ADAM AND EVE
393
GODS PLAN FOR MAN
394
MAN IN THE IMAGE OF GOD
395
THE IMPENDING FALL ON MAN
396
ADAM AND EVE IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN
397
THE SPIRITUAL LANGUAGE OF GOD
399
THE GARDEN
400
TREES IN THE GARDEN
401
THE BODY OR TREE PLEASING TO THE EYES AND GOOD FOR FOOD
403
THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL
404
THE TEMPTATION
406
TWO STANDARDS OF GOOD AND EVIL
409
PHYSICAL AND SPIRITUAL ADULTERY
412
DEATH ON THE DAY OF THE FALL
414
SPIRITUAL DEATH AFTER THE FALL
415
GOD CONFIRMED THE STATEMENT OF THE SERPENT ?
416
SPIRITUAL NAKEDNESS
417
NAKEDNESS AFTER THE FALL
419
FIG LEAVES FOR COVERING
420
COATS OF SKIN
422
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT
423
MAN AFTER THE FALL
424
TREE OF LIFE GUARDED
427
THE TESTAMENT AND BORN AGAIN
428
THE SIN AND PUNISHMENT OF ADAM
430
THE PUNISHMENT FOR EVE
432
THE PHYSICAL SIN OF ADAM AND EVE
441
CLUES TO THE PHYSICAL SIN OF EVE
443
BACKGROUNDER FOR THE PHYSICAL SIN
446
GOD AND HIS SPIRITUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH MAN
448
I HAVE GOTTEN A MAN FROM THE LORD
452
THE PURE DESCENDANTS OF ADAM
453
THE PURE DESCENDANTSOF CAIN
457
THINGS OF THE WORLD FOR THE DESCENDANTS OF CAIN
458
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DESCENDANTS OF CAIN
460
HOW THE BLOOD OF CAIN ADULTERATED THE WHOLE HUMANITY
462
WHO WAS MRS NOAH?
464
THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION DOCTRINE
467
SPIRITUAL OVER PHYSICAL RELATIONSHIP
468
THE SPIRITUAL MESSAGE OF THE PHYSICAL SIN OF EVE
469
THE SIN OF ADAM
476
THE CURSE ON ADAM
477
THE CURSE ON EVE
480
DYING DAILY
482
CONCLUSION
483
PURE RELIGION
485
A GLIMPSE OF THE DEEPER MEANING
486
KEEPING REIN ON ONES TONGUE
487
GOD IS REPRESENTED BY HIS WORDS
488
THE LETTER MUST DIE
491
THE SPIRITUAL WORD
493
THE FATHERLESS
495
THE AFFLICTION OF THE WIDOWS AND FATHERLESS
496
WHY VISIT THE FATHERLESS AND WIDOWS ONLY?
497
KEEP ONESELF UNSPOTTED FROM THE WORLD
503
A CONVERSATION WITH GOD
505
FOLLOW ME
509
KEYS OF THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN
510
BIND ON EARTH SHALL BE BOUND IN HEAVEN
511
THOSE IN JUDEA FLEE TO THE MOUNTAINS
513
THE OMNISCIENCE OF GOD
515
FLEE FROM JUDEA
517
PERSECUTION OF JESUSIN JUDEA
519
THE SPIRITUAL MOUNTAIN
520
MANS CONCEPT OF WORSHIP AND PRAYER
522
THE APOSTLES PRAYER
534
THE ESSENCE OF SPIRITUAL WORSHIP
538
THE FINAL SIGN
539
THOSE IN JUDEA FLEET TO THE MOUNTAIN
542
Epilogue
543
Index
549
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Page 387 - Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men; but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men. And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him. But whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come.
Page 311 - The beast that thou sawest, was, and is not ; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition : and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, (whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world,) when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
Page 161 - He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. ^(But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive : for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.) ^Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet.
Page 122 - Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not ; for I am not yet ascended to my Father ; but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father ; and to my God and your God.
Page 31 - And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord doth man live.
Page 114 - And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and thy seed after thee, in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
Page 141 - And when He had spoken these things, while they beheld, He was taken up ; and a cloud received Him out of their sight. And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as He went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel : which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven ? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen Him go into heaven.
Page 501 - And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world; that they which see not might see, and that they which see might be made blind.
Page 28 - Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.
Page 48 - Thy words were found, and I did eat them ; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O Lord God of Hosts.

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