Monday, November 26, 2018
The Sealer of Salvatiom
Thanks to all of you who have been so diligent in following my weekly blog. It has been a joy sharing with you. However, this will end my weekly tenure. I have completed 200 blogs over the last three years. I have covered more than two dozen topics having written extensively about some of them, while others were mere passing thoughts of simple lessons learned.
It was my intention to stop the blog entirely; however, there were those of you who asked me to do it at least monthly. I gave it much thought and some prayer and decided that I would indeed continue the blog, on a monthly basis. Therefore, the next blog will post the fourth week in December and every fourth week throughout 2019, the Lord willing.
In the meantime, if you have signed up for my blog, I shall keep you informed of my other speaking and writing activities, in between. If you haven’t signed up, please do so before then, to receive free offers and other information.
This blog ends the Holy Spirit series. We’re ending on a high note – the Holy Spirit seals your salvation. In other words, in order for you to be saved into God’s kingdom, you must be sealed and the Holy Spirit is the only entity that can do that. “…In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise…” Ephesians 1:13
Revelation 7:2-3 speaks of another “Seal of God”, which believers receive in their foreheads. This seal is the settling into the truth about God and His holy Sabbath day, which is Saturday. They believe that this day is to be kept holy – that it is the true day for weekly worship, as pointed out in the 10 Commandments – Exodus 20:8-11.
Revelation 14:8-11 speaks of the Mark (or seal) of the Beast, which is the opposite of the “Seal of God”. This mark DOES NOT COME FROM THE HOLY SPIRIT! This mark/seal represents a false Sabbath, which will be legislated for men to observe, in the near future. That seal or mark can be received in the forehead – meaning that you believe the false Sabbath is really the true Sabbath. The seal that is placed in the hand means that – you desecrate the true Sabbath, by working on that day or for using it for your own pleasure; it will not be a "Holy Day" to you.
I have learned that only the true stamp of God ensures me of salvation. Anything else will damn me to hell! I don’t want to go there; do you?