28 March 2013 / 18 Nisan 5773 / 3rd Day of
Nisan 5773 / 31 March - 1 April 2013 / 6th Day of the Omer
First and Last Days of the
Feast of Unleavened Bread
In remembrance of these Holy Days I would like
to share this message
with the hope that it will draw you closer to God and His
"Now when Jesus was risen early
the first day of the week He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of
whom He had cast seven devils.
And she went and told them
that had been with Him, as they mourned and wept. And they when they had heard that He
was alive and had been seen of her believed not.
After that He appeared in another
form unto two of them as they walked and went into the country. And they went and told it unto
the residue: neither believed they them.
Afterward He appeared unto the eleven
as they sat at meat and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of
heart because they believed not them which had seen Him after He was risen.
And He said unto them, Go ye into all
the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized
shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
And these signs shall follow them
that believe; In My Name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new
tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if
they drink any deadly thing it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the
sick, and they shall recover.
So then after the LORD had spoken
unto them He was received up into Heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.
And they went forth and preached every where the LORD working with them
and confirming the Word with signs following. Amen."
Mark 16:9-20 is truly the central doctrine of
the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and it validates
that Jesus Christ, has indeed
"come in the flesh." However, the enemies of God, namely
Brooke F. Westcott (1825-1903) and John A. Hort (1828-1892),
would have us to believe otherwise, and they just deleted this passage from
their Greek text "created" in 1881, which relied heavily on
the "Vaticanus" and
Some would like to distance themselves from Mr.'s Westcott and Hort,
due to their dubious past, but even so, the most popular text of today, the Nestles-Aland
and U.B.S. (United Bible Society), vary little from the Westcott & Hort
text, as they also use
the "Vaticanus" and "Sinaiticus."
Controversy goes into much greater detail about this issue, and
demonstrates how the publishers of
"modern versions" of the Bible cast doubt upon this crucial passage
that is the very foundation of true Christianity, due to their use, or I should
say, misuse of footnotes.
II John 1:7-11 "For many
deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is
a deceiver and an anti-Christ. Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things
which we have wrought, but that we receive a full reward.
Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the
doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he
hath both the Father and the Son. If there come any unto you, and bring not this
doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: For he
that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds."
I question why would a
faithful scholar, educator, or minister hold these "tainted manuscripts" in
such high esteem, when it is so obvious they were tampered with, as evidenced
by the missing "Mark" passage?!
Some have suggested that
over zealous scribes took it upon themselves to add this passage to the text,
but that is
just outrageous! And if they really believe Mark 16:9-20 is so spurious why include it in their
publishers of the "modern versions"
when handling the end of
Mark have not been so bold to just delete this vital passage, but they make
statements that cause a naive person to question its authenticity.
Note a few examples of footnotes used regarding
the end of Mark:
NIV: "The most reliable early
manuscripts and other ancient witnesses do not have Mark 16:9-20."
"Later mss (manuscripts) add
NKJV: "Verses 9–20 are bracketed in
NU-Text as not original. They are lacking in Codex Sinaiticus and Codex
Vaticanus, although nearly all other manuscripts of Mark contain them."
CJB: "Verses 16:9-20 are found in many ancient
Greek manuscripts but not in the two oldest ones."
NET: "The Gospel of Mark ends at
this point in some witnesses…, including two of the most respected mss…"
Another little test to know if your Bible is from
"tainted manuscripts," just go to Matthew 5:22, and if the phrase "without a
cause," has been deleted in regard to being angry with your brother, you can be
certain it was compared with the corrupt Vaticanus and Sinaiticus Codex's.
Baird Wallace served as the senior New
Testament editor for this New English Translation (NET), and considering
his published statements he
highly values those two counterfeit manuscripts.
And based on
his views and the opinions endorsed at their Bible Forum, it is
apparent that Mr. Wallace and his partners also favor the Roman Catholic Church.
Notice this quote from the NET website: "The
editors and translators of the NET Bible desire to make the NET Bible useful to Christians in
all traditions..." Meaning the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox Churches, who
are the sole providers of the "Vaticanus" and "Sinaiticus"
Codex's, touted as the "most respected, most reliable, and oldest manuscripts," by modern "scholars," publishers,
and false teachers.
The "Sinaiticus Codex" was found on Mount
Sinai, in St. Catherine's Monastery, by Constantine Tischendorf when he was
visiting in 1844. These severely mutilated "leaves" were in a basket
ready to be
The "Codex Vaticanus"
supposedly just appeared in the
Vatican Library catalogue one day, and was found to be in pristine unused
condition, but by boasting that it is one of the "earliest manuscripts" only
that the Devil started tainting the Holy Scriptures very early
For that matter, Satan was attempting to destroy "true
faith" in Jesus Christ while the Apostles were still on this earth, and
no doubt he will continue his evil deeds until the Day he is cast into the Lake
Acts 20:27-30 "For
I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God. Take heed
therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost
hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which He hath purchased with
His own blood.
For I know this, that after
my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away
disciples after them."
It is important to note that Paul
met the LORD after He resumed His place at the right hand of God, and he
subsequently became a zealous
defender of the Gospel of Jesus Christ; and even pronounced a very serious admonition against anyone who would teach "another gospel."
Galatians 1:6-9 "I marvel that ye are so soon
removed from Him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and
would pervert the gospel of Christ.
But though we, or an angel from Heaven, preach any other gospel
unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other
gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed."
of the Catholic Church do indeed preach "another gospel," but having
been raised as a Catholic I never questioned their teachings.
I used to believe, like most unsuspecting people, that Catholicism was
just another Christian denomination, but after much study I came to realize that
the Roman Catholic Church does not abide "in the
doctrine of Christ."
As a child growing up in the Roman Catholic Church, it really bothered
me when other kids would accuse me of worshipping Mary, and even though I never
did, I have since discovered that the leadership of the Catholic Church does
indeed advocate and participate in this idolatrous practice.
Actually, I had good memories of my time in Catholic grade
school, and going to Mass every day, and singing in the choir; and even when my
family and I quit going to the Catholic Church in the mid 80's, it
was not because I saw the great evil behind their teachings and practices--its just
was getting too hard, with three little girls under four years of age, to go to
Mass and go to the Baptist Church every Sunday.
When I told the priest that my Husband and I decided that we would only
be attending the Baptist Church, he was really taken aback, but I believe he
sensed my sincerity and he didn't try to talk me out of it. I did not realize it
back then but the leaders of the Roman Catholic Church deem all other churches
as apostate or counterfeit, and contend that they are the only “true Church,” and
everyone else needs to fall back under the
authority of the “mother church,” and the Bishop of Rome-the Pope.
In the first
year of Pope Benedict XVI's Pontificate, after the death of
Pope John Paul II, he
28 June 2005, the
"Compendium of the Catechism of the
Catholic Church," which are
and beliefs as posted at the Vatican website for all to read.
"The first new universal catechism of the Catholic
Church since the
Council of Trent was released in French in 1992 and English in 1994;"
and prior to that it was not a public document. The Latin
edition, which is considered to be the "authoritative version," of
their teachings was introduced
on 9 September 1997 by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, known as Pope Benedict XVI,
while he was Bishop of Rome from 19 April 2005 until he unexpectedly resigned as
the Pope on 28 February 2013.
It would seem that "The Church" is no longer trying to hide their
views, and considering so many churches are embracing the
Church, even after their teachings and true intentions have been made public,
and in spite of all the "clergy abuse scandals" that
continue to be reported, is further proof
that we are in the "Great Apostasy."
Moreover, this supposed openness
of the Roman Catholic Church does not take away from the fact that the policy's
that they promote does indeed under gird their great effort to keep God's
people in the Dark.
In fact, it was Roman
Church that tried to stop God's Word from being translated into English in the
but when that was unsuccessful,
they sanctioned the arrest and even the murder of those who were responsible, and
persecuted those who
owned a Bible.
After the Roman Catholic leadership succumbed
to the fact that they could not stop
the overspreading of the glorious Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Devil devised a
plan to corrupt the original manuscripts through the Codex Vaticanus and
Codex Sinaiticus, quite successfully I might add.
The evil seeds initially planted in the first
"modern versions" of the Bible were not as plainly seen, but
the translations today show such blatant disrespect for God's Word, and
obviously all "fear of God" is gone!
Romans 3:13-18 "Their throat is an open
sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is
under their lips: Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness:
Their feet are swift to shed blood:
Destruction and misery are in their ways: And the way of peace have they
not known: There is no fear of God before their eyes."
The corruption of God's Holy Word due to
the Vaticanus and
Sinaiticus, IS THE CAUSE of much of the sickness and even death in the churches,
and for those who defend the "modern versions"
that are interlaced with the work of Westcott and Hort, I ask you, how
much poison are you willing to swallow and
share with others before you completely die?
I Am certain that Mary and the two other men that
personally saw the LORD after He rose from the dead were very disappointed
that Jesus' disciples did not believe their account. And if it was left up to
the ministers of Satan, we would not even have
And despite all the conflicts surrounding when Jesus rose from
the grave, there is absolutely no doubt as to when Jesus was crucified by the Romans, since God's Word
clearly reveals that He gave His life during
On the night before Jesus died, He asked His disciples to remember Him and His great
sacrifice when they partake of the Passover meal, but most "Christians" are not
to commemorate this important Holy Day, which by the way is also due to the
corrupt teachings of the Roman Church.
I Corinthians 11:23-32 "For I have received of the LORD
that which also I delivered unto you, That the LORD Jesus the same night
in which He was betrayed took bread: and when He had given thanks, He brake
it, and said, Take, eat: this is My body, which is broken for you: this do
in remembrance of Me.
After the same manner also He took the cup, when He had supped,
saying, This cup is the New Testament in My blood: this do ye, as oft as ye
drink it, in remembrance of Me.
For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, [of Passover] ye
do shew the LORD'S death till He come.
Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of
the LORD unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the LORD.
But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread,
and drink of that cup. For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth
and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the LORD’S body. For this
cause many are weak and sickly among you, and many sleep (or have
For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged. But when we
are judged, we are chastened of the LORD, that we should not be condemned with
Contrary to what the Roman Church determined long ago,
the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, is NOT contingent upon the first day of the week (Sunday), or by the timing
of the moon, but Jesus rose from the grave three days and three nights after His death at Passover,
according to the Scriptures.
The "traditions" of the Roman Catholic Church actually undermines the very foundation of the Christian faith by
replacing the blessed event
of the Resurrection of our LORD, with their own "holy days," and have
thus made "the word
of God of none effect" to "the faithful" followers of their doctrines.
Catholicism espouses many teachings opposed to
the Holy Scriptures, and it has affected all of Christendom; and sadly, Christians throughout history,
and even today,
blindly follow after the doctrines and ordinances that were setup by Rome even though
they absolutely defy God's Word!
Not only does the Catholic hierarchy exalt their beliefs and traditions above
the Word of God, but they have shunned the observance of the Biblical Holy days from
the beginning, unto this day. The "Roman Church" has cursed,
persecuted, and in some cases have even murdered those who sought to honor God's
Word, rather than comply with their
Mass Dismissal,” goes into further detail regarding the false teachings of Roman Catholic Church, and will
show how they have tainted the "True" Church and diminished the
the Biblical Holy Days that the LORD God commanded His people to remember.
Satan knows the eternal value of the Appointed Feast Days, and that they center around Jesus Christ, the Messiah, the Holy One whom
God has sent,
which is why the Wicked One has tried so hard to devalue,
defile, or diminish God's Word altogether; and corrupt per-versions and
paraphrases of the Bible, such as The Message
which is promoted by Rick Warren and his "Purpose
Driven Church," and other popular bible teachers, is evidence of the fact
that the Devil vehemently hates God and His Holy Word.
2 Timothy 2:19-26 “Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure,
having this seal, The LORD knoweth them that are His. And, Let every one that
nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.
But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver,
but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.
If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto
honour, sanctified, and meet for the Master's use, and prepared unto
every good work.
Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity,
peace, with them that call on the LORD out of a pure heart.
But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender
strifes. And the servant of the LORD must not strive; but be gentle unto all
men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose
themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging
of the Truth; And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of
the Devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.”
Jesus came to take away our sin and the power of the Devil over our
lives, but if a person willfully sins after they make a commitment to follow
Christ, regardless of whether they acknowledge their actions as sinful, their
heart will become more and more darkened and they will remain in Satan’s trap
and under his evil influence as he leads them further into the Darkness, with
the ultimate objective of leading many to Hell.
Jesus did not give His life in vain, and I cannot emphasize enough as to the
great danger of walking in sin, not
only due to its blinding affect, but because of the horrifying consequences for those who
dismiss God and His Word.
2 Thessalonians 1:6-10
"Seeing it is a righteous thing with
God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you; And to you who are
troubled rest with us, when the LORD Jesus shall be revealed from Heaven with
His mighty angels, in flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God,
and that obey not the Gospel of our LORD Jesus Christ:
Who shall be punished with
everlasting destruction from the presence of the LORD, and from the glory of His
power; When He shall come to be glorified in His saints, and to be admired in
all them that believe (because our Testimony among you was believed) in that
I have a wonderful
Testimony from the LORD, but many
times I feel like Mary when she tried to tell the disciples she had seen Jesus after He was risen;
but even though the "True Light" of
Christ within me is sometimes rejected, I pray that God will have mercy on
those sincere ones who just dismiss it.
Jesus said to His disciples in
Matthew 5:22, "But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother
without a cause shall be in danger of the Judgment: and whosoever shall say
to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall
say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire."
The "modern versions" teach
that we are not supposed to "be angry" with our brother for any reason, but
Jesus got angry when He walked this earth, and One Day Jesus Christ is coming back in
JUDGMENT, and He will be a "swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against
false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages,
the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his
right, and fear not Me, saith the LORD of hosts."
Hebrews 10:26-31 "For if we sin willfully
after that we have received the knowledge of the Truth, there remaineth no more
sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery
indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.
He that despised Moses' law died without
mercy under two or three witnesses:
Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath
trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the Covenant,
wherewith He was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the
Spirit of grace?
For we know Him that hath said, Vengeance
belongeth unto Me, I will recompense, saith the LORD.
And again, The LORD shall judge His people. It
is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God."
God will hold us
accountable as to how we respond to His beloved Son and His Holy Word, and it
will be a Dreadful Day for those who had a part in corrupting God's Word with
the intent of leading people astray.
The true Word of God will show us the Truth about our sinful state so
we can see our need for repentance. It is only by the Righteousness of God in Christ Jesus, that we can be
Holy as God requires in order to have a place in His glorious Kingdom, which is
why we NEED the LORD.
The follow is another
passage the publishers of the "modern versions" of the Bible have
absolutely corrupted, and One Day they will deeply regret it! Nonetheless, if
you are one who truly loves God, may His pure Word bless your heart and cause you to love and appreciate
the LORD even more!
"And without controversy
is the mystery of Godliness:
God was manifest in the flesh,
in the Spirit,
seen of angels,
preached unto the Gentiles,
believed on in the world,
received up into glory."
1 Timothy 3:16
and honour, and glory, and power, be unto Him that sitteth
upon the Throne, and unto the
Lamb for ever and ever. Amen!"
Blessed are they who are called to
And may we be among that number
on that Resurrection Day!
18 Nisan 5773 / 28 March 2013 /
3rd Day of
Updated: 21 Nisan 5773
/ 1 April 2013 / 6th Day of the Omer
As I have continued to study the Word of God and
other views about the LORD'S Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread, I see
there are varying opinions as to the timing of when Passover was celebrated,
and when Jesus was crucified.
Some say Passover is on the evening of 14 Nisan and others say it is on the evening
of 15 Nisan. [I absolutely do not hold to the view that Jesus was crucified on a
Friday and was resurrected two days later, as the Catholic Church has said.]
This year we celebrated Passover as 13 Nisan was
ending and 14 Nisan was beginning on that evening, and after having read the
following article from
which sheds some more "Light" on the Resurrection of our LORD and Saviour, Jesus
Christ, it actually confirmed to me why I was led to honor the Passover on the
Day that we did.
thing is very certain, God knows my heart and why I seek to honor Him and His
Holy Days, and He is so faithful, even if I "miss the mark." He truly
is a wonderful LORD and Saviour!
Facts & Fallacies of the Resurrection
by Albert James Dager
* Please note that since
original texts do not contain comma's and were added by the KJV Editors, I have
deleted most of them. You will find that the placement of a comma can and does
at times change the whole meaning and intentions of The Author...
May you read the Word of God just as it is and
with a heart to know and understand the Truth! Amen!
Final Edit: 3 April 2013 / 23 Nisan 5773 / 8th Day
of the Omer
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