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               A Message From Peter James 




1 Samuel 15:23  For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft,

    and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.

    Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD,

    he hath also rejected thee from being king.


    My message is addressed directly to the ‘True Church, the Bride,

    the Body of Christ’.


When the words in italics, which are put there to make the verse clearer,

are omitted, the verse in fact becomes even more powerful. 


1 Samuel 15:23  For rebellion the sin of witchcraft,

    and stubbornness iniquity and idolatry.

    Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD,

    he hath also rejected thee from being king.


    We see that witchcraft, stubbornness, and idolatry, defines rebellion.


    Time continues to pass and people are saying where is the kingdom of God?

    Where is the return of Christ that you have spoken about in your messages?


    2 Peter 3:3  Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers,

walking after their own lusts,

4  And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation. 


Just the fact that the question is asked shows that we are indeed in the last days.


    We have addressed this before several times, and we will address it again.


    The truth is that Christ cannot return until His bride has made herself ready.

    How can there be a wedding without a bride?


     Revelation 19:7  Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him:

 for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.


The inevitable question is why has the bride not made herself ready?

Have you ever seen a wedding, where the bridegroom is dressed in his morning suit,

and the bride turns up in jeans and a T shirt?


    The bride is not ready because of disobedience and rebellion.  


       If the bride of Christ were ready Christ would have returned already.

We do not have to worry about the New World Order, and such things.

It is not because of them that Christ has not returned.

It is because of us and our rebellion.


Some of my friends were most unhappy when I said that we are murderers.

One said that he would not speak to me until I apologised for calling him a murderer.

Of course every day which passes and Christ’s return is hindered,

thousands more people suffer and die. That is a fact.

    We are Responsible. See: Mea Culpa


    How can Christ return to a church in rebellion?

    If He did, who are going to be the kings and priests?


   Revelation 5:10  And hast made us unto our God kings and priests:

and we shall reign on the earth.


    Is Christ once again going to have rebellious kings and priests,

similar to when his top most creation, Lucifer, rebelled and became Satan?

    I think not.

Surely we can see that if He did, He would have to rule the entire world on His own,

and His plan for mankind would have failed.

His sacrifice would have been in vain.


Many believers are rushing here there and everywhere, looking for signs and wonders,

and more understanding of the scriptures as they go all over the world to hear

this or that eminent ‘Pastor’, or even as the lost sheep of Ezekiel 34.

They wander shepherdless, as they go from church to church.


What most certainly do not want is their cosy world to be confronted by Truth.

They are saying, God must find another way, which is acceptable to them.

In other words they want to do anything, but to obey.

Thus when we say that witchcraft is rampant in the churches, it is an accurate  statement.


Revelation 2:13  I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan‘s seat is:

and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith,

even in those days wherein Antipas

was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.


Once again if we leave out the italic ‘even’.

It becomes clear that in this letter to the church they are being told that

they dwell where Satan’s seat is.


Satan’s seat is in the churches.  See: How Churches Are Deceived

Satan uses the bible to deceive. See: The Bible Used To Deceive

Satan deceives the elect anytime they give him an opportunity.

                                   See: Can the elect be deceived


When the Eternal shines light on the true situation, the result is not humble obedience,

not at all. What tends to happen is we move to a bargaining position.

Often, we clearly see our true position, but we say, if God says or does this or that,

then we will obey. We set up our terms and conditions.

In so doing we reduce the Eternal down to our level.

We seem oblivious to the fact that the Eternal God has to do absolutely nothing else.

He speaks and that is it.

When he has convicted you of the situation,

from that moment on the decision is yours and yours alone.


As a rebellious child He certainly will punish in order to get your attention.


Hebrews 12:6  For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth,

and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.


All God’s children are called sons, whether male or female.


In Genesis 1, in the creation account we do not read of any conditional clauses.

God did not say.

Let there be light, if you want to, or if you feel like it, or whenever you are ready.

No not at all.

It was.

Light be. 


It is like a man who is drowning and he prays asking God to rescue him.

God sends along a branch for him to hold on to, he lets it go by.

God then sends a boat drifting pass him, he does not exert himself to get into it.

Eventually he drowns.

When he meets up with God, he complains to God why did you not help me?

God says whom do you think sent the branch and the boat?


We do not dictate to God.

He tells us what to do, and that is it.

There is nothing complex about it at all.


People complain about genuine messengers of the Eternal God all the time.

They are the wrong Race, Colour, Sex, Height, their voice is not pleasant,

their clothes are wrong etc., etc.

So much so that now we have televangelists having body and facial surgery,

wearing wigs. etc. etc. We want to look the part and to fit in.

We would be far wiser to concentrate on the important things,

like obedience and humility.

They both walk hand in hand.

The prophets were very ordinary people.

Christ was so ordinary in appearance that he could disappear in a crowd,

therefore He had to be betrayed and identified by the kiss and not a long

effeminate hair style.


Luke 22:48  But Jesus said unto him, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man

with a kiss?


If I have learnt one thing in my profession, when working with computers, it is this.

If you do not follow the procedure required precisely, you will fail.

Praying, Fasting, Feelings, Opinions, Meetings, Reading your bible,

Playing your Christian records, standing on your head,

or anything you like, will not make the slightest difference.

if you do not conform to what is required, you will fail.


Many tell me that we are under the New Covenant now,

and that the Old Law, is no longer required.


Since when?

Let us stick with computers for a moment.

It does not matter whether you are New Covenant or Old Covenant believer,

what I said still applies. What you are doing will fail utterly if you do not

obey the rules by which the program operates.

Christ’s sacrifice replaced the shadow of the rituals,

and sacrifices of the Old Covenant.

It is a blatant lie that He did away with the commandments and obedience to them.


It is pure unadulterated rebellion to go against the laws which were set up,

not as a test, but rather for our own good. Whether we obey or not does not affect

the Eternal God in the slightest. It is us who are blessed or suffer according to our deeds.


Obedience is not a ritual, and it certainly is not optional.


1 Samuel 15:22  And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices,

as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold,

to obey is better than sacrifice,

and to hearken than the fat of rams.


From Genesis through to Revelation, which includes today we have to choose,

either life or death.

We will never ever be forced to choose, but we certainly have been commanded what to choose.

The Eternal God is sad that we are causing our own suffering.

He gains nothing by obedience, and he does not lose anything by our disobedience.

However, it does make a mockery of His tremendous sacrifice for each of us.


We just love to do our own thing.


 Matthew 15:8  This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, 

 and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.

 9  But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments

 of men.


 Deuteronomy 30:19  I call heaven and earth to record this day against you,

 that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose 

 life, that both thou and thy seed may live:


 In fact normal human beings are far harder to deal with than devils.

 Devils fear and tremble before the Eternal.


 James 2:19  Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well:

 the devils also believe, and tremble.


 People scoff at the command to obey.


 Even Balaam who was a servant of Satan who cursed for money,

 dared not go beyond what the Eternal God permitted.


Numbers 22:13  And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said unto the princes of  Balak,

Get you into your land: for the LORD refuseth to give me leave

to go with you.


Satan, himself dared not go beyond what God commanded him, when he gave Job into his hands.


What we do determines if we are blest or not.


The sooner that we realise that obedience is not an option,

but rather a critical necessity, the better.

We have to stop making indefensible lame excuses, which result

in our children and ourselves suffering, needlessly.


Exodus 20:5  Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them:

for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon

the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;


Exodus 34:7  Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will

by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children,

and upon the children’s children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.


Let us take time are understand that our rebellion is affecting our children and

grand children etc. Ever wondered why your children might be so rebellious?

Maybe we have discovered a cause.


Did you get the point in these verses?

The Eternal says that the rebellious ‘Hate Him’


So how does the bible define love?

Is it the fuzzy cotton wool feeling of Tel-Lie-Vision and the Soaps?


John 14:15  If ye love me, keep my commandments.


Now that is a definitive statement.

It does not say keep your commandments and your traditions, or anything

else that you might devise, and think that I will find these things acceptable

in place of what you have been told to do. In fact our self-generated deeds are 

declared abominations time and again.

Our righteousness filthy rags.


Isaiah 64:6  But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses

are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.


It says keep my commandments period.

It might surprise some to learn the commandments are the same,

in the Old and New Testament.

They have neither been fulfilled nor done away.


To transgress the ten commandments is to sin.


1 John 3:4  Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law:

for sin is the transgression of the law.


Is that being a fundamentalist or legalist.


It is merely saying what the bible says.

I am not interpreting the bible in any way.


It is as if by nature, we are stiff necked and rebellious.


Jeremiah 17:23  But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff,

that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.


It is a terrible mistake to believe that what is in the Old Testament does not apply

to us today. The prophets in the Old Testament despaired of the conduct of the people,

to whom they were sent.


Here is just one example.

The prophet Ezekiel was sent to the house of Israel and Judah.

It was not an easy task.


Ezekiel 2: 3  And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel,

to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their fathers

have transgressed against me, even unto this very day.

4  For they are impudent children and stiffhearted. I do send thee unto them;

and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD.

5  And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear,

(for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.

6  And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words,

though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions:

be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks,

though they be a rebellious house.


The vast majority of readers of the website, are Israelites.

Furthermore nothing has changed.


Jeremiah 13:23  Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?

then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.


Of course these verses have universal application.


Jeremiah 16:9  For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold,

I will cause to cease out of this place in your eyes, and in your days, the voice of mirth,

and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride.

10  And it shall come to pass, when thou shalt shew this people all these words,

and they shall say unto thee, Wherefore hath the LORD pronounced all this great evil against us?

or what is our iniquity? or what is our sin that we have committed against the LORD our God?

11  Then shalt thou say unto them, Because your fathers have forsaken me,

saith the LORD,

and have walked after other gods, and have served them, and have worshipped them,

and have forsaken me, and have not kept my law;

12  And ye have done worse than your fathers; for, behold, ye walk every one after

the imagination of his evil heart, that they may not hearken unto me:

13  Therefore will I cast you out of this land into a land that ye know not,

neither ye nor your fathers; and there shall ye serve other gods day and night;

where I will not shew you favour.


Next time you see or hear about some atrocity on the news,

reflect carefully about your own position.


Try to keep this evaluation of us by the Eternal God in mind.


Jeremiah 5:23  But this people hath a revolting and a rebellious heart;

they are revolted and gone.


Humble yourself and seek to be more obedient that you were previously.

This can only be accomplished by the indwelling Christ.

You have nothing to lose but everything to gain.

This message applies to each and every one of us, there are no exceptions.


The only way out of our dilemmas is Jesus Christ.

                           He is the only way of escape.

                              Praise the Lord.

                                Come soon Lord Jesus.




                          Messages By Peter James