Fog Of Religion?
Q: What do you mean by your web title, Fog of Religion?
A: The full title for this site and the other, www.yahshuaservant.com is "Removing the Fog of Religion". I choose this title because of a similar saying, "The Fog of War" -- meaning -- the "uncertainty of war". Look at the mess the USA is in with its present political FOG covering the minds of those scrambling to get troops and others out of Afghanistan. You would think all of our Military leaders, in the highest positions are all punch drunk, or just totally incompetent. They might as well be operating in a room full of fog, helping enemies, stepping on friends. Well, religion is much the same way. And with good reason, a veil, or covering has been spread over the minds of religious people and what they can see is like a fog before their eyes. Take this word, for example:
2Co 3:14 But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaines the same veil untaken away in the reading of the old testament; which veil is done away in Christ (that is, the Anointed).
2Co 3:15 But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the veil is upon their heart.
2Co 3:16 Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away.
This, of course, is talking to and about the Jews, right? But it applies to Gentiles too, yes, Gentiles too. How do we know this? Doesn't it say the veil or covering is taken away for those who have turned to the Lord? Sure, if you have the RIGHT LORD. JESUS is not YaHshua. Calling on any other name than His Birth Name -- Acts 4:12 -- means the veil is also over the minds and hearts of those calling themselves Christians. With this one truth ignored or denied one can only see partly, as through a fog and when someone tries to blow away the fog, in most cases, and reveal the True Identity of the Father and the Son, the hardening usually happens, just as with the Jews, so too, with the Gentiles.
As in the "uncertainty of War", in a like manner, we have the "uncertainty of religion" and we can see only one thing clearly -- reason everyone seems to be going in different directions. Many that call on the same JESUS and worship the one they calle JESUS, will point fingers at those that do not do things exactly as they do and call them cults or other names. For example: You don't worship on Sunday, they you are a cult, even though you may call on and worship in the same name, JESUS, you are a cult because you do not adhere to the doctrine or doctrines those making such ridiculous accusations, themselves, usually, having their own beginning in what could be defined as a CULT. Mormons, for another example, worship Jesus as Savior, and the Jehovah's Witnesses also worship and call on Jesus as Savior, as do other Christian Spiritualist, all calling on and worshiping a Savior called JESUS. The fog of religion covers this truth and causes those claiming to be followers of the words of the Holy Bible (YaHshua's words and the writings, as well as those of Apostles John ) to point fingers at one another and cry, "cult", "cult" and "cult", not being able to see clearly. The first thing we need to see clearly and to blow away the fog is the truth of His true Identity. He was born YaHshua, and given this name by Mary and Joseph, a Name given to them to name Him by the Angel Gabriel. When you understand that the name, JESUS, did not exist until around 400 years ago, and that His Name, the Name under and by which we must be saved (Acts 4;12) is not this name JESUS. Then looking further into the matter, if your eyes are opened, then you see He was given a special Name, a name found among mankind with a specail message, YaH shua, which is to say, YaH is Savior, then you have removed the "fog of religion", that covers this all important truth.
(John 17:11) I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name--the name you gave me--so that they may be one as we are one.
The Name given to Him could not have been JESUS, because that name never existed until around 400 years ago. The name GIVEN to Him was JOSHUA, in the OLD English, today it is corrected to YaHshua. It is the sound, the saying and the hearing that counts the most, not the spelling. All of the spelling, in the different languages are to sound the same, but may look different and that is what it means to transliterate a name from one language to another -- using familiar letters to produce the same sound from language to language. Geezus, is how the English pronounce JESUS, not even close to His Birth Name, which is pronounce as YaHshua in English. JESUS in some place of the world is pronounced as HeZeus, again, not even close to the Old English JOSHUA or the Modern YaHshua. See? Is the Fog Lifting?
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