If every time one misrepresents the gospel the kingdom of God took a hit the walls may be deemed to have been breached. One of the profound paradoxes of our times is the idiotic fear gripping people who identify as Christian that the Church is suffering loss and needs their protection. True enough, people can see whatever they want, and they can repeat it until it becomes the truth, but the truth as we know it is in Yeshua God’s son, namely the salvation which only the heavenly Father can provide. Another profound paradox of all times is the idea that light functions as bringing attention to light. Flushing that paradox out of one’s system requires a resolute view of God and as resolute conviction. The Moon is by no means an equal to the Sun, even though both the sun and the moon are called great lights. Their greatness can only be discerned by observing the times in which the two operate and by keeping them separate. Christ is the light, incomparably so, to the extent that all else are thieves and robbers. When day and night, in the spiritual sense, contribute to confusion about Christ we are victims of a major photonic mix up. Are we of the day or night?
The church is the ground and pillar of the truth, and needs no help from people who have not acquainted themselves with the teaching of Yeshua and the apostles. Far too many people are trying to make the church like Israel; an entity within borders, an entity with priesthood, an entity with endless regulations and prohibitions, an entity with genealogical priorities, and an entity with a phony and showy righteousness. And where do they get that notion from? From the teachings of the ancients, that which John describes in his vision, in Revelation chapter 12, as the Moon.
Devil message and angelic light
“But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons, by means of the hypocrisy of liars seared in their own conscience as with a branding iron, men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth. For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;”1 Timothy 4:1-4
There should be little difficulty locating these beliefs identified as demonic in the Christian community. We have to be able to see the passion with which people embrace minor and irrelevant things and call them major. The sun does not need the moon. When it is day the moon contributes no light.
The lunar custodians belong under foot
“But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again? You observe days and months and seasons and years. I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain.” (Galatians 4:9-11, NASB)
Men and women who study formally and informally to facilitate a career as leaders in the church should be able to recognize one set of elemental things in Leviticus 23. Idolatry knocks loudly at the door of people who do not see Christ as the place where the buck stops. The Gospel did not become any more relevant in the 19th century. Since Christ died and returned to Glory human beings have been waxing more wicked, more desperate, more rebellious, and more benighted. It is not surprising that we want the moon to be the clarifier of God’s revelation when the sun is shining as at noonday. You just cannot have Moses and Aaron as the foundation of spiritual security and at the same time say that Yeshua and the Holy Spirit are the centre of your joy. How much detail does moonlight allow someone to see? Does not the sun make everything distinguishable so we do not stumble? You can end the photonic mix up. Put the moon in its place.