Telling the Truth is a Crime
At Harvest Baptist Church
(Ungodly church on Guam are respecters of persons, treat me as outcast for being truthful!)
by David J. Stewart | July 2018 | Updated December 2019
Proverbs 12:17, “He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.”
I was walking behind the Chamorro Village the other day and two staff members at Harvest Baptist Church (HBC) walked by me, by Paseo Stadium. They had their daughter with them, who looks about 7 years old. I kindly smiled as I walked by, as I do at everybody, with God's unconditional love. I am nearsighted, so I couldn't tell who they were until I was up closer. I smile at everybody, because I love everybody, and it wouldn't have mattered anyway. I have never, nor would I ever, be unkind to anyone from Harvest. Albeit, I literally heard the man firmly tell his wife, “Don't smile!” He said it again quickly, and firmly, “Don't smile!” She sucked in her tongue and looked down at the ground, with a silly smirk on her face, as she walked by. This is the childish and shallow Bob Jones alumni crowd at Harvest Baptist Church on Guam, in Micronesia. This is just one example of why I expose them as spoiled brats, yuppie types, who are a disgrace to the case of Jesus Christ.
What was my offense that they refuse to even smile at me? I simply and kindly told the the truth in 2014, at Harvest Baptist Church (HBC) that the modern Alexandrian Bible versions are of the Devil, corrupt as can be! I also told the truth that John MacArthur is a false prophet, who is a boastful 5-point Calvinist, who denies that children can be saved, and who teaches an impossible plan of salvation. I also told the truth that Lordship Salvation is a false gospel, which is cursed of God. ...
Galatians 1:6-8, “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.”
And I stand 100% behind those truthful positions!!! Shame on Harvest Baptist Church for not caring about the integrity of the Gospel and the purity of the Word of God! HBC officially uses the Textus Receptus (King James Bible) and the Alexandrian Codex Sinaiticus (the Easy To Read Version). Folks, God authored ONE BOOK, not two! These two ancient Greek sources totally contradict each other in thousands of places! For example: Only the King James Bible says retains the important word “begotten” in John 3:16. Look how retarded the ERV is concerning Jesus' virgin birth in Isaiah 7:14. Harvest majors on intramural sports, musical programs and cantatas, and minors on truth and Bible-preaching! They are indifferent toward truth.
In my neighborhood, I have dozens of members of Harvest Baptist Church, including some staff members. I always kindly wave to them, because I will not render evil for evil (Romans 12:19). That is not in my nature to hate anyone. I love everyone, no matter what, with God's unconditional love. Sadly, my neighbours treat me as an outcast. They refuse to acknowledge me as a human being. To them I'm just a troublemaker. I have never been anything other than sweet, kind and friendly toward them all, God knows I speak the truth. The truth is that Harvest Baptist Church is an ungodly religious organization, not a biblical church, because they don't preach the Gospel, they promote Lordship Salvation.
They promote CORRUPTIBLE SEED! They sanction dozens of different Bible “versions,” which are all corrupt. I have been completely ostracized by the church at Harvest. I love my neighbours, but they despise me. When they have big barbeque get together and fiestas in my neighborhood, I am never invited. You'd think they'd care enough to offer me a plate of leftovers at least. Nope, they are selfish and couldn't care less about me. I have no church to attend, and I don't associate with unsaved people, so I have no friends. Real great church, huh? I tried to move in 2013 from Guam to the states, which turned into a disaster and cost me $50,000. My neck pain was too much for me to handle everything by myself, and the loneliness was unbearable. I broke down in tears in Ashville, North Carolina. That is when I came back to Guam and crawled into Harvest Baptist Church, broken and tired and grieved at heart. I needed help spiritually.
As I regained my strength emotionally and felt happy to be part of a church family, I did what any faithful Christian does, I shared sermons and books with people to help them grow in the Lord. Unfortunately, the only books that I knew to share were truthful, like “I Never Knew You” by Michael P. Bowen and MP3 sermons by my hero, Dr. Jack Hyles. I had no idea that I was in a Bob Jones Alexandrian cult at the time. At the time I was not aware of Dr. Jack Hyles' (1926-2001) life-changing MP3 1994 sermon, “The Battle Of The Ages.” At the time, I was not aware of Dr. Peter S. Ruckman's (1921-2016) excellent .PDF book, “The Alexandrian Cult Series.” God used the rejection by Harvest in 2014 to OPEN MY EYES to these things, these precious TRUTHS. I found Dr. Hyles' 1994 sermon on The Battle Of The Ages in 2016, in an old box of tapes. I discovered that Dr. Ruckman has exposed the Bob Jones Alexandrian cult decades earlier for promoting corruptible seed (i.e., any modern translation that is based upon the 1881 corrupt Greek text of Westcott and Hort). God has used my calamity to save many people alive, as He used Joseph's calamity to save many people alive in Genesis, when famine came. Today, there is a woeful famine of the inspired Word of God in the churches, and I believe God has raised up a handful of preachers, including Dr. Hyles and his preacher boys (those who still believe that the King James Bible is INSPIRED), to promote incorruptible seed and expose corruptible seed. I am just a sinner with a website, that is all I am; but God uses things that are despised, small things and things that are weak and broken, like me.
In 1st Corinthians 5:1-5 we read about a man and a woman living in sin, in fornication in the church. The apostle Paul rebuked the local church for not addressing the open sin. So the church dealt with the matter. We never hear about the woman again. However, the man repented, as I humbly apologized to the Pastors at Harvest Baptist Church in 2017 repeatedly, literally begging for a chance to come back to attend services, because I desperately need a church family. They literally told me to “go elsewhere.” In my weary hour of need and pain of heart, they trampled on my loneliness and told me to get lost. What phony men of God! That's Harvest Baptist Church on Guam! All I asked was the opportunity to attend church again, and be a part of their church “family.” They do call their new big building the “FAMILY LIVING CENTER”!
A Truth-Tellers Biggest Enemies Today Are Ecumenical Pastors
In hindsight, I don't regret apologizing, because everyone needs a church family, and my chronic neck pain makes it hard for me to have a social life. So I need them, but they don't need me. Unfortunately, Harvest is a fake church, who hold grudges, don't teach right, and don't truly help people develop a heart for God (that's what their big sign says when you pull into the driveway). My friend, you cannot develop a heart for God unless you first develop a heart for THE TRUTH. They that worship God MUST worship Him “in truth” (John 4:24). Their senior pastor at Harvest degraded me by calling me, “old school,” for saying that woman ought not wear pants. Well praise God, I'm thankful and proud in the Lord to be called, “OLD SCHOOL”!!! The pastors of Harvest also degraded me and Dr. Jack Hyles, by calling us “A CULT.” Well if being against corruptible seed (i.e., ALL the Brooke Westcott and Fenton Hort based translations) makes me a cult, than praise God, I'm in “a cult” of faithful King James Bible believers!
Harvest literally has TWO BIBLES and TWO GOSPELS. The pastors wrongly accused me in 2014 of being “divisive” and causing “confusion,” but they were already a house divided long before I arrived. The have dozens of different Bible versions circulating in their pews each Sunday, which is about as confused as a church congregation can get! The senior pastor is okay with Dr. John MacArthur and Dr. Curtis Hutson. These two men teach DRASTICALLY different plans of salvation. They cannot both be correct. Either forsaking sin, the world and a selfish lifestyle are required to be saved (as Mr. MacArthur teaches), or they do not (as Dr. Hutson rightly teaches). The truth is that I simply choose sides in the debate. I choose the free grace Gospel. I choose the verbally inspired King James Bible. And that is a big no no in an ecumenical church, where anything is tolerated except THE TRUTH!
“It would be a godsend if the Church would
suffer persecution today; she hasn't
suffered it for hundreds of years. She is growing rich and lagging behind. Going back.”
SOURCE: Billy Sunday, The Need for Revivals, From "Billy Sunday: The Man and His Message,” by William T. Ellis, Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1914
God Commands Believers to Love One Another in Sincerity, With a Pure Heart, Fervently
The sinful man from 1st Corinthians 5:1-5 repented, and wanted to come back to church. Paul tells the church in 2nd Corinthians to forgive and let the man return, lest he be overwhelmed with grief and sorrow...
2nd Corinthians 2:4-7, “For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you. But if any have caused grief, he hath not grieved me, but in part: that I may not overcharge you all. Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many. So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.”
I actually apologized in 2017 to the shameful neo-evangelical pastors of Harvest, merely because I was so lonely for fellowship with a local church (as messed up as they all are at Harvest). I figured I would fit right in, since we are all messed up to some degree. But no, there are no second chances at Harvest. And besides, at this point if they ever took me back, the people in the church would hate me, because their pastors fail to teach them to love, forgive, let go and restore broken relationships. If professed Christians refuse to love one another, as the Lord commands, then that is on them. People just want to be loved! I need to be loved and I want to love others, but they don't want me at Harvest!
The pastors and church members of Harvest Baptist Church on Guam, have shunned and punished me, ostracizing me, mocking me, putting me outside the gate with Jesus. I sincerely believe that is why their present pastor since 2000 is leaving for a cushy job in the states. I believe deep in his heart he KNOWS what he has done to me is very wrong. I took a stand for truth! I didn't apologize in 2017 because I had done anything wrong (as did the man in 1st Corinthians), I apologized for not being more patient with new-evangelicals!!! The truth is that THEY owe me a big apology, and moreover, God Himself for betraying the Gospel and the verbal inspiration of God's Word. For me to apologize to them is like casting pearl before swine, which is what I did, because desperate people do desperate things.
Here are some Bible verses commanding Christians to LOVE ONE ANOTHER...
John 13:34, “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.”
John 15:12, “This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.”
John 15:17, “These things I command you, that ye love one another.”
Romans 13:8, “Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.”
1 Thessalonians 4:9, “But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
1 Peter 1:22, “Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently.”
1 John 3:11, “For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.”
1Jo:3:23, “And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.”
I literally heard the most recent (thankfully departing) pastor at HBC make this shameful statement from the pulpit in 2014: “Once feelings are hurt and people are offended, it's over!” May I kindly say, that is an unwise pastor! That is a worldly and heathen mindset! As Christians, we are ALWAYS commanded to forgive, 7 times 70 (Matthew 18:22). Instead of making such unbiblical statements to appease easily-offended, big-tithing, babies in the church, the pastor ought to be teaching God's flock to love one another, and to accept one another's imperfections, and to tolerate one another's irritable qualities, not divide over them! Let's face it, we're all sinful humans. We WILL irritate each other at times. If hurting someone's feelings and offending them means “IT IS OVER,” then it is only because some highbrow snobs want it that way, and the pastor is a henpecked wimp!
I would never tolerate such childish behavior in my church as a pastor (and I used to be a pastor in Chicago for 8 years, before setting out to do missionary work). As Dr. Edward M. Bounds wisely says:
“The sermon cannot rise in its life-giving forces above the man. Dead men give out dead sermons, and dead sermons kill. Everything depends on the spiritual character of the preacher.” —E. M. Bounds, “POWER THROUGH PRAYER.”
When I gratefully attended Harvest Baptist Church for an entire year in 2014, the alters were always empty. There was no Bible-preaching against sin. Sermon time was replaced with cantatas and Watch Care meetings. God's flock (and it is God's flock, not the pastor's) need to be TAUGHT to always forgive, love, give second chances and not hold personal grudges! I don't like taking a stand like this, God knows my heart, but someone needs to STAND! Ephesians 6:13, “Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.”
I remember one Sunday morning in 2014, when the senior pastor went to water baptize a local woman. Since the church teaches the heresy of Lordship Salvation and only 3-4 people allegedly get saved every 6 months, they only baptize once in a blue moon. So this woman is about to be baptized, when she gives her speech and brags that she doesn't just attend Harvest, but she is a “voted-in member of Harvest.” The pastor's response was incriminating. He said to her, “You make us sound like a Secret Society!” Yes, that is exactly right, and whose fault is that? Harvest operates like a cult! The same senior pastor said one day from the pulpit that if you are sick in the hospital, you're guaranteed a visit from the church if you are officially voted-in as a member, otherwise you may or may not receive a visit. That is sad. That is called being a “respecter of persons”!
That reminds me of a man I used to work with who was Roman Catholic. He was upset one night at work, because his parish's priest refused to baptize his little boy, because the man wasn't a faithful thither to the Catholic Church. It's all about money! Members are expected to do their part, to tithe and support their pastors. Well, I'm not an airplane pilot or local business manager. I don't have deep pockets! I
James 2:1-5, “My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons. For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment; And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool: Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts? Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?”
When pastors selectively choose who they care about, who they want to visit in the hospital, and who they reach out to, they become sinful respecters of persons. Galatians 2:6, “But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatsoever they were, it maketh no matter to me: God accepteth no man's person:) for they who seemed to be somewhat in conference added nothing to me.” God is not impressed with the position of pastor. God is not impressed with the size of Harvest Baptist Academy. God is not impressed by their big building, fancy auditorium, first-class music program, nor anything else they have erected or purchased. God is not impressed with how many of their graduates have become Bally Dancers, like Christian Hur. Harvest is a joke! Dresses are novelties at Harvest, tight sexy Spandex is the norm which the female staff wear in the neighborhood where I live! I mean sexy! I recently read in BJU's 2016 student handbook, where female students are now permitted to wear halter tops. Christian college? What a joke! Bob Jones today is WORLDLY!!! Harvest's women dress WORLDLY!!! This is supposed to be a fundamental Baptist church, right?
Every Child of God Needs a Loving Church Family, to Care For Each Other
What if the church at Corinth had forgiven, but banned from returning, the fallen man from 1st Corinthians 5:1-5. The Bible says he would be overwhelmed with sorrow. They were commanded to comfort him. 2nd Corinthians 2:7, “So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.” Harvest not only refuses to comfort me, they have banned me from attending church services! I couldn't have been more agreeable and humble in the matter. What was my offense? I showed forth truth and righteousness. Proverbs 12:17, “He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.” I have shown forth righteousness at Harvest Baptist Church, by speaking THE TRUTH about the Devil's Lordship Salvation and the Devil's corrupt Bible perversions!!! Truth matters!!! That is why the present pastor is leaving, in my humble opinion, because he knows in his heart of hearts that I AM RIGHT!!! And I am right! I say that humbly, for I am nothing more than a broken sinner, saved by God's grace, a voice crying in the wilderness of cyberspace for the Lord. I spoke THE TRUTH! For that I have been outcast and dejected...
All truth passes through 3 stages:
1st — it is ridiculed
2nd — it is violently opposed
3rd — it is accepted as SELF EVIDENT
At the Judgment Seat of Christ, I will be vindicated (2nd Corinthians 5:10-11; Romans 14:10-12; Romans 12:19-21). My constant loneliness, deep sorrow, pain of soul and reproach with the Lord Jesus Christ will be rewarded. The pastors of Harvest Baptist Church on Guam are in serious trouble with the Lord. They took a once truly independent fundamental Baptist church and drove it into the ground over the past 15 years!!! It shouldn't be surprising that the Northland Baptist University (where the present pastor graduated and taught) went belly up like a dead fish in recent years! Surprise, surprise, another new-evangelical, lukewarm, deadbeat, Bible college closed down! I wish they'd all close down, including Bob Jones University (a cesspool of Alexandrian apostasy)! By “Alexandrian,” I am referring to the corrupt Greek texts which originated in ancient Alexandrian, Egypt in the first century, upon which the corrupt modern perversions are based, which all attack Jesus' deity, remove the Godhead, diminish Jesus' preeminence and secularize the Word of God. Any honest person can discern this fact!
For example: In every place where the inspired King James Version says someone “worshipped” Jesus (e.g., Matthew 8:2), the modern perversions change it to a mere “knelt” or “bowed.” Well, you can kneel before a king without worshipping him. Do you see how they attack Jesus' deity? It is horrible! Harvest sanctions this evil, which is why I called them out on it, and they are upset about it. Christianity is NOT a business, it is a new birth by the Holy Spirit of God in response to one's faith in the Good News of Jesus' death on the cross, burial and bodily resurrection (1st Corinthians 15:1-6). That is the Gospel by which we are saved, if we believe (Romans 1:16).
I have horrible constant chronic toothache-like, burning, agonizing, pain where the bone is located in back of my neck. I have had this since 2004. When I sit in my office chair to work on my website ministry, my neck hurts more, which has something to do with the alignment in my neck. For this reason I cannot fly coach on an airplane. The contour of the seat in coach causes horrible radiating pain in my extremities, and it is torture, especially from Guam to the states (which is well over 20 hours time. It takes 8 hours just to get to Hawaii). I've tried to prop pillows behind me at home, which does help a bit. I even stood up for one year to avoid aggravating my neck pain, while working on my website, but started to develop numbness in my foot, from standing so much.
My neck problems began when I was voluntarily driving a bus for the First Baptist Church of Hammond (I did it for the Lord and have no regrets), and was rear-ended by another church bus one Sunday in 1992. Things happen. I have Cervical Degenerative Disk Disease (which basically means my neck is shifting and falling apart as I grow older). Opiate medications greatly help me, a blessing from God in my humble opinion. I take 80 mg per day of Oxycontin and 2 Percocet 10/325's a day. I love when I take my meds! You have no idea unless you are in constant pain. Since my neck is close to my head, the pain is burdensome.
My long gone wife (in part due to my chronic pain), divorced me against my will in 2006. (This is before I knew about opiate pain drugs.) I sought help from the doctors from the beginning, but they had me on 600 mg of Ibuprofen, which is like worthless candy. On a scale of 1 to 10, Ibuprofen in around a 2. Oxycontin is 7 or 8. Morphine is a 10. I have been very lonely since the divorce, never readjusting to life, often hoping and praying and searching for a wife, but I am a private person and not good at such things. I never planned on being divorced. I do not do well being alone. It has been so very hard to readapt to living alone for the past 12 years. When I hear a man at church brag on his wife, saying that he couldn't have made it without her all those years, I literally need to walk out of the church to go cry somewhere, because I have not had anybody by my side all these years.
When I flew all alone from Guam to Los Angeles, California in 2009 for my first ACDF (Anterior Discectomy And Fusion) neck surgery, there was a another man undergoing surgery. As I sat alone with nobody to comfort me, I saw and heard the other man's wife loving on him. She said, “I love you and am here for you. I will be here during your surgery, and when you wake up I'll be here.” She was crying and supportive. I wanted to commit suicide, because I had NOBODY! I knew the Lord was with me, but everybody needs humanity. Everyone needs flesh sometimes, and I mean that in a good way, not a sensual way. As Christians, we need each other. It is tragic that Freemasons are more loyal to each other than God's children are! It is a shame!
It is tragic that the Rolling Stones rock band have stood the test of time and put up with each other for over 45 years now, but Harvest Baptist Church cannot even tolerate one King James Bible only “cultist” for telling the truth! Harvest is like The Beatles, fussing and fighting, a house divided. That's why their church staff is like a revolving door, and when people can't take the deadness of the place anymore they leave. What a spiritual cemetery! When I attended the church for a year in the latter part of 2013 and all of 2014, I heard numerous frustrated staff members express their views about Harvest. One guy on staff (a teacher in their religious school), at a Watchcare meeting, said that to me that there are seven pillars of wisdom in Proverbs. He said that he cannot find all seven pillars at Harvest, so he goes onto the internet to find the others. I'm not kidding!!! What an indictment against a church! He was basically saying that he has to go on the interne to hear real Bible preaching!!!
Another staff member, a deacon, came up to me after a Sunday church service and said he didn't know that he was saved. It was my joy to expound him in the Scriptures, and he loved the truths I shared with him to help him see clearly. He thanked me. I love helping people doctrinally! He said something I'll never forget, “Why don't they teach that stuff from the pulpit?” The short answer is that THEY DON'T KNOW THAT STUFF!!! I do, because I am a truth-seeker! Harvest's pastors ride on the torn coattails of the likes of reprobates; such as, John MacArthur, Ravi Zacharias, Paul Washer, and Rat Comfort!!! I mean Ray Comfort! These are all what I like to call, “Devil-dog preachers”! They are all wrong on repentance and the Gospel, which makes them unsaved heretics!!! Search my ministry websites if you want to learn more, if you dare know THE TRUTH!!!
I Am Despised and Rejected of Men, Just Like Jesus
Harvest Baptist Church on Guam despises and rejects me, and have cruelly done so since late 2014, because I am a truth-teller! I cannot keep my mouth shut about the Devil's corruptible seed, which is destroying people's lives in churches today. I am not a yellow-bellied coward! Is Your Pastor A Yellowbelly? (There's TWO problems in America: the PREACHER and the PAPA!) Most pastors take offensive and want me to take my opinions and “GO ELSEWHERE.” Those were the literal words of the former senior pastor of Harvest Baptist Church to me in 2017; he quit his job as pastor in 2018, trading it in for an extravagant (much undeserved in my humble opinion) 6-digit salary as the Executive Vice President of some deeper-life, spiritually dead, dried-up, preacher's cemetery in Iowa, That is disgusting! It's all about money these days, and it is wickedness!!!
John 15:19, “If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.” In case you haven't noticed, the world loves the Devil's new modern Bible versions. The world loves apostates like Pastor Joel Osteen, who recently invited reprobate Kanye West to dance for his so-called “church.” Oprah Winfrey loves Joel Osteen too! The world loves and receives their own. These hundreds of new modernized English Bible versions are OF THE WORLD, and so the world accepts and promotes them. Brother Lester Roloff (1914-1982) saw this disturbing trend long ago, and he warned everyone about it. ...
“The Word of God is our only hope—that's our only hope! This has been the generation of translations and abominations, and perversions, of the Word of God! It's been a long time; now when the Revised Standard Version came out, I stood against it before I knew what it was, because the wrong crowd heard of that, and the wrong crowd received it, and I knew it got too much publicity to be right! And I knew if the newspapers publicized something, it had to be wrong! And so I knew that the American people and a lot of American preachers—they welcomed it into their house before they knew it was a rattlesnake!” —Brother Lester Roloff, a needful quote from the MP3 sermon titled, “'THE LIVING BIBLE' EXPOSED!” [emphasis added]
There is something called: “Herd mentality,” mob mentality and pack mentality; also lesser known as gang mentality, these terms describe how people can be influenced by their peers to adopt certain behaviors on a largely emotional, rather than rational, basis. This is why the secular media is effectively useful as a tool to shape people's thinking. Anytime we see the media promoting a new Bible version, something is very wrong! Jesus said the world hates Christians (John 15:19), because they hate Jesus (John 7:7). The Devil's crowd aren't going to help the Church look good; they may throw us under the bus instead!!! This world is not your friend people; and I'm telling you that the world has crept into a lot of these carnal churches today, through the world's never-ending rash of “new” and “improved” Bible versions. Listen here people—they ain't improved nothin'! The Bible of the Month Club is not of God; it is the Devil trying to confuse you, and confuse everyone else too! God is not the author of confusion (1st Corinthians 14:33b; Acts 19:32).
In Genesis 3:1-5, if you carefully study this amazing and important passage, you will find that the “serpent” (Satan - Revelation 20:2) changed the Word of God. In Genesis 2:16-17, the Lord told Adam and Eve in no uncertain terms that they could eat of “EVERY TREE,” except one (The Tree of Knowledge). The serpent came along and changed what God said. Please read this carefully—Genesis 3:1, “Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?” That is not what God said! Did God say Adam and Eve could not eat of EVERY TREE? No, the Lord said they could eat to their heart's content of “every tree” in the Garden, save except ONE! Satan is a beautiful liar!
I cannot overemphasize enough that you understand what Satan did here to deceive Eve. The Devil deliberately put a question mark where God had placed an exclamation mark. Instead of the “THUS SAITH THE LORD!” in Genesis 2:16-17, now we have a “HATH GOD SAID?” in Genesis 3:1. By casting doubt upon God's Word, the Devil creating confusion over what God actually said, and had created a second authority by which to challenge God's Word, Eve was now in a position to become God herself, deciding which of the two authorities are correct. The Devil sure is slick!
Here are Satan's tactics:
- CAST DOUBT
- CREATE CONFUSION
- ESTABLISH A SECOND AUTHORITY
- HUMAN RATIONAL MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO AUTHORITIES
- MAN BECOMES HIS OWN GOD
It all started with questioning what God said. The modern Bible versions CAST DOUBT upon God's Word. Having hundreds (or even two for that matter) of Bible translations CREATES CONFUSION. Now we have TWO authorities, because all of the modern Bibles originate from one of TWO ancient sources (i.e., the Textus Receptus or the Alexandrian Text). Having more than one authority requires a THIRD authority (human scholarship) to determine which of the first two authorities is correct. This elevates man to the level of being his own God. Satan fully knew this when he introduced a “new” ancient Greek text to the world (through Brooke Westcott and Fenton Hort in 1881). The ending result is SIN, as men repeatedly choose corruptible seed over the inspired Word of God. At a very minimum, the presence of having multiple English Bible translations confuses, diminishes, and discourages people from abiding in the inspired Word of God. Dozens of ungodly Bible translations have recently been published to support the LGBTQ homosexual agenda. Even a fool can see that Satan is behind all these new translations, because of “THE LOVE OF MONEY” (1st Timothy 6:10).
Read what Pastor Harry Ironside (1876-1951) had to say 80 years ago about his generation back in 1937...
“Therefore the crying need of our degenerate times is for a revival of true old-fashioned, Christ-centered, Bible preaching that will call upon all men everywhere to repent in view of that coming day when God will judge the world in righteousness by His Risen Son.” —Pastor Harry A. Ironside, a quote from chapter 16 of the excellent book: “EXCEPT YE REPENT”
Pastor Ironside is exactly right, “the crying need of our degenerate times is for a revival of true old-fashioned, Christ-centered, Bible preaching that will call upon all men everywhere to repent in view of that coming day when God will judge the world in righteousness by His Risen Son.” Amen Brother, Amen! Don't miss what he said: We need BIBLE PREACHING that will call men everywhere to REPENT (change their mind to believe THE GOSPEL), to escape the coming judgment and wrath of a holy God upon a wicked world!
God Calls Individual Men, Not Groups or Committees
I decided many years ago that I would be an INDIVIDUAL, not follow the crowd. It is human carnal nature to gang-up on others, which is what little children do. For Harvest Baptist Church on Guam to do that to me shows their immaturity, shallowness, and lack of genuine walk with God. At Harvest they have vain religion. They are members of a religious country club, not a New Testament church that unconditionally loves people. They deserve all the criticism I given them, and then some. I want everyone to know about their phony social club at Harvest, who gang up on anybody they don't like, pushing them out and ostracizing them. I cannot think of anything more ungodly and mean to do to another human being. I would never have exposed their church as a cult, if they had simply loved me as a human being! I say that kindly with a spirit of God's love.
I am tired and sad from Guam's local ecumenical Baptist pastors mistreating me, shunning me away and mocking me, because of my truth-telling ministry. What I am doing is honorable! What they AREN'T doing is cowardly! To date, I have attended three different Baptist churches on Guam, for a total of three years, and NOT ONE pastor has ever asked me if I'd like to join their church. NOT ONE pastor has ever asked me if I'd like to go soul-winning. NOT ONE pastor has ever asked me if I'd like to teach a Sunday School class. I have seen a woeful evil, which is Baptist pastors wanting to retain their claim of being “fundamental,” while at the same time becoming ecumenical. It cannot be both ways! GUAM HAS NO TRULY FUNDAMENTAL CHURCHES!!! To be fundamental, the modern Bibles MUST be rejected and exposed. To be fundamental, John MacArthur and his lies of John Calvin (aka, Calvinism) MUST be exposed. It is not enough to just tell the truth, error MUST be exposed! Jesus exposed error. Matthew 22:29, “Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.”
I heard another woman at Harvest comment that she has never seen a church that uses music like Harvest, a hybrid combination of old and new. Harvest promotes Steve Green, Hillsong, Walt Disney, et cetera. So they have CCM as well as the old hymns about the blood. And I commend them for the latter. To be quite honest, since I enjoy some secular music, I never had a problem with Harvest's music, because I am a musician and I love all kinds of music. I actually enjoyed the diversity of music at Harvest, and personally felt at home there. I loved my Harvest family, though admittedly my neck pain was afflicting me and it was becoming difficult to be at church three times a week. In hindsight I should have backed off and only attended less frequently. I didn't start this fight, they did, calling Dr. Jack Hyles and me “a cult” for exposing corruptible seed. Those shallow pastors at Harvest are not worthy to shine the shoes of Dr. Jack Hyles, and neither am I. If they had simply handled the matter in a different way, things would be very different, but they axed me.
Jesus was also despised and rejected of men, just as I have been despised and rejected by Harvest Baptist Church; this is the new-evangelical Bob Jones University camp on Guam; they have done this to me since 2014; but I have DONE ALL TO STAND for Jesus Christ for THE TRUTH! Isaiah 53:3, “He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.”
I've Been Outside the Gate With Jesus My Entire Life
The last thing I heard preached at Harvest on a Wednesday night was from a visiting missionary about God's wisdom. I remember telling the assistant pastor after the service, that I wanted God's wisdom in my life. Do you know what he did? He called me into the backroom church office and told me to stop telling the truth (because I was making them look bad)! We got into an argument over incorruptible verses corruptible seed. He made excuses for their support of corruptible seed. He said they have 18 bilingual groups who cannot understand the King James Bible. Who needs God's wisdom? That right, they certainly do!!! The last book I shared with the senior pastor, was “NIV: The Antichrist's Bible” by Dr. Al Lacy (an awesome truthful book). That book offended someone, because it prompted their silly confrontational meeting that saw me out the door! Jesus left with me!!!
I love Pastor Jack Hyles and one of his most encouraging MP3 sermons is titled, “Outside The Gate With Jesus!” I can relate with something Brother Hyles says in the sermon, that is, all my life I have been on the outside. As a kid I was always made fun of and bullied by the other kids. When I attended a Christian high school, I was the last guy the pretty girls considered dating. I was the loner, the square. When I attended the Salvation Army, Christmas gifts were given in our Sunday School class. They were wrapped and we were supposed to pick one. I was a small boy, about 10 years old. I picked a big box, but the Sunday School teacher handed me a canister instead. When we opened our presents, the other two boys got snap-together dinosaurs, I got a Rumplestiltskin puzzle. I hate Rumplestiltskin!!! I was so disappointed. What boy wants a stupid puzzle instead of a dinosaur?
I have been outside the gate my whole life, a loner. I don't like being alone, things always just turn out that way! God made me this way. I didn't choose my parents, God did. I didn't choose my upbringing, God did. I didn't choose my personality, God did. God chose what I look like. God chose where I would be born. I like who God made me. I like my Bible names. I like that I have the same last name as King James, Stewart, who God used to give us a perfect English translation in 1611. I am simply carrying on the work of my great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, GREAT grandfather, promoting INCORRUPTIBLE SEED (1st Peter 1:23). I am thankful for the parents God gave me, as imperfect as they were. I love my God most of all, just for being a wonderful and forgiving God. Micah 7:18, “Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.”
If there is one thing lacking in churches today, it is God's unconditional love. Most Christians have never been to the bottom of life (I sure have), so they are incapable of deep, abiding, understanding, love. Luke 7:47, “Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little.” I grew up around Skid Row, tagging along with my father, who was a Skid Row preacher. I saw the depths of Satan!!! I grew up in Chicago, spending lots of time with my mother and father at Pacific Garden Mission, Olive Branch Mission, Christian Industrial League, and my father's own ministry at the Chicago United Mission! I stood by my father's side at countless one man funerals, where a drunk died on Skid Row with no one in the world to say goodbye, except me and my father. That is humbling! Oh, how sin fascinates and then it assassinates! Oh, how sin thrills and then it kills! Truly, the Devil comes only to kill, steal and destroy (John 10:10). Thank God for the priceless, sin-cleansing, redeeming, eternal life giving, precious blood of Jesus Christ (1st Peter 1:18-19)!!!!!!! As believers we have a blessed hope in that precious life-giving blood!!!
When I was in highschool, and teammates were chosen to play sports in our school, I was always the last one picked, because no one wanted me. I couldn't catch a football pass. I couldn't shoot a basketball in the hoop. I couldn't whistle. On graduation day in highschool, my teacher asked me to give a queue when everyone was to go up on the platform and sing. She suggested that I snap my fingers, but I couldn't snap my fingers. She suggested that I whistle, but I couldn't whistle. So (and I'm not kidding), she had me drop a songbook on the floor as the queue for everyone to go sing on the platform. I was a total square in grade and highschool. The girls all liked the other guys. I was called “the innocent one.” They mocked me and that is what the girls called me behind my back. This was in Christian school. I love my classmates, and still have fond memories of my highschool years, but I was a total misfit all my life. I am simply saying that I have always been the outsider and misfit, and I believe God made it that way for His glory. I have always been outside the camp, outside the gate, never able to completely fit in with the crowd. That is not necessarily a bad thing, depending how you look at it. I am like my middle name signifies, John the Baptist, whom I am named after, who was a loner, different than others, an outsider, preaching in a wilderness, proclaiming THE TRUTH uncompromisingly, without apology!
In my first year at Hyles-Anderson College in 1985, I wore black dress-shirts. I just like the color black. (I have a black pedal steel guitar now.) I wore black shirts to class and chapel. God is my witness that I never noticed that not one of 800 fellow male classmates wore anything other than white shirts. Not until one day another student came up to me, and unkindly called me “a rebel.” He said, “How dare you wear a black shirt when all your brethren are wearing white!” What a nut! I was speechless, but a friend of mine (whom I graduated highschool with) came to my defense and told him to shut up! That's a true friend. My point is that I have always been different. I have never tried to be someone else. I am unique. I am who I am, by God's grace. There is no one else like me. I have always been an individual. I do not try to conform to what other Baptist preachers are, I am myself. Jesus is my mentor! I always loved that Pastor J. Vernon McGee (1904-1988), a sincere Presbyterian man of God, wore Hawaiian shirts. Dr. McGee wasn't a conformist, and neither am I. As Dr. John R. Rice (1895-1980) says, “There is no such thing as 'the Baptist church.'” The New Testament Church is faceless. There are no religious denominations up in Heaven. The only reason we use such distinctions down here on earth, is so that people can differentiate true Christians and their varying beliefs, and tell us apart from the satanic cults. I am Baptist brother!!!
On every job I have ever worked, I have been the outcast, the guy everyone gave a hard time. For being a Christian, I was spit upon as a mechanic between 1987 and 1991. I had a hammer thrown at me. Someone put a charged capacitor on top of my toolbox and I jumped a foot in the air when I went to pick it up. The unsaved man who put it there was laughing. My arm hurt for a week in the elbow from the electric jolt. I often found naked centerfolds in my locker, booze bottles in my toolbox, had my uniforms and tools stolen, had my equipment that I was responsible for sabotaged. I was grabbed by the throat, called “baby Jesus!,” had pry bars put between my legs, pushed and shoved, called every horrible name and insult imaginable, all because I stood for THE TRUTH! I have fought a battle my whole life. I am a survivor! The Holy Bible says in 2nd Timothy 2:3-4 that we are “soldiers” for Jesus Christ. A soldier has wounds! A soldier has scars! A soldier has bloodied injuries! A soldier has to fight! A soldier doesn't enjoy hot-tub retreats, 5-star hotels, frequent trips to Israel, fine dining and the good life, which is what many pastors enjoy today. We are in a spiritual war over THE TRUTH!!!
Jesus is outside the gate, and so am I. Again, please listen to Pastor Jack Hyles' precious MP3 sermons titled, “Outside The Gate With Jesus!” I have been outside the gate my whole life. My own beloved father (a Moody Bible Institute graduate) kicked me out of his church (mission) ministry in 2001, whose Lutheran board member horribly said, “You and that King James cult!” I was mailed a letter that said I was out!!! I was outside the gate with Jesus!!! I have been outside the gate my entire life!!!
It is a crying shame that even a witch like Hillary Clinton has remained faithfully married to her husband all these many years, while Christian women quit and divorce! Go figure! What is wrong with Christians? I'll tell you, they are merely going through the motions and not genuinely walking with God. I WALK WITH GOD!!! I have my faults, many of them, but I know God. The senior pastor of harvest wrote to me last year and told me, Always seek God! Isn't that special. Sadly, he cannot even discern between incorruptible seed and corruptible seed. I don't want the God he thinks he knows!
God said it is not good for a man to be alone. Genesis 2:18, “And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.” We know this verse means exactly what it says, because the solution to the problem was to give Adam a wife. I am only glad that my wife divorced me, and not me her. That is on her. I am only glad that my father disowned me, I didn't hurt him at any time in any way. I was always a good son, honest and choosing the higher path. I always honored my father, forgiving him for his faults because that is what Dr. Jack Hyles taught me to do from the Holy Bible. I would 10,000 times rather be a victim than a perpetrator!!! I have had many people hurt me throughout my life. I have been swindled out of tens of thousands of dollars, literally. I have been taken advantage of financially by shady attorneys, amounting to well over a hundred thousand dollars. I lost my paid home, reluctantly giving the equity to greedy lawyers, and I have rented now for the past 10 years. I doubt if I'll ever own a home again, not without going into debt to the ungodly banksters. Life has taken nearly everything from me, and it hurts when another church rejects me on top of it, while they enjoy the good life, and who cares about truth, right?
I am NOT feeling sorry for myself. I am merely a crying voice in the wilderness of cyberspace, telling the truth for my Lord. God is using my calamity and suffering to help others. My only attitude is to DO GOOD, so it will BE GOOD! I cannot make others do right. If Harvest Baptist Church (or cult) wants to promote the Devil's corruptible seed, promote the heresy of Lordship Salvation, honor devil-dog sinister ministers like Ravi Zacharias, and drop the ball for God, then that is on them. I have done my part to stand for THE TRUTH. That is all God wants me to do. Matthew 10:16, “Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.” I am a fool for Christ, which means I am wise. The wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. The world is filled with IDIOTS! The secular newsmedia are liars, kooks and fools. I am siding with the King James Bible, as I am commanded to do in Romans 3:4, “God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.” I will be vindicated at the Judgment Seat of Christ, for one reason alone, and that is because I am TELLING THE TRUTH!!!
Bob Jones University And The Alexandrian Cult Exposed! (PDF, Dr. Ruckman exposes them all)
I am a distant friend to my former spouse in the Lord, but for several reasons we will never remarry. I have no social life. Please don't judge me unless you've had to live in horrible constant bodily pain. For these reasons I will likely never remarry, which is a big daily burden for me, but things are as they are, and I cannot change them. I signed up for E-harmony in early 2018, which has been a big waste of time. I am an honest person, and I do mention my neck pain in my profile, which deters anyone from wanting damaged goods. And so, I praise God anyhow, for His goodness and constant abiding love and truth. I am a bit off topic, but it all relates. It is not easy to just go find another church family. I live here, now, in this neighborhood, in this time, and this place. Oh, that I had an inspired King James Bible believing, free-grace Gospel preaching, local New Testament church to be part of their family! Every time that my Harvest neighbours have a big party in front of their house, and I am not invited, it hurts. My only crime is telling THE TRUTH!
I once heard Evangelist Les Ollila make the following beautiful statement...
“Church is a place where people should be able to hurt out loud. And I should be there to put my arms around those who are willing to hurt out loud.” —Evangelist Les Ollila, from the MP3 sermon, “The Judgment Seat Of Christ.”
I need that! Sadly, the local Bob Jones University camp down the street from me on Guam violate this truth 100%. Nobody was hurting in 2013-2014 as much as me in their local Baptist church (which I attended for a year), yet they forced me out over my rightful stand for the King James Bible (and my faithful stand against the Alexandrian perversions). The senior pastor is a graduate of Bob Jones University and Northland Baptist Bible College (now thankfully defunct). Dr. Les Ollila was its longtime chancellor. Beware of Confusing Churches! I have nothing personal against Dr. Ollila, and have learned some great truths from him (such as the quote I just shared with you), but there is much HYPOCRISY in the Northland Baptist Bible College and Bob Jones University camp. THEY TALK THE TALK, BUT THEY DON'T WALK THE WALK!!! They are NOT soul-winners! I've never seen such ingratitude, grudge holding, shallowness, lack of genuine concern, phony love, apostasy and horrible indifference toward truth, as I have seen firsthand from the Northland Baptist Bible College and Bob Jones University camps on Guam, at the dysfunctional Harvest Baptist Church.
The church was started by Vietnam War vet, Pastor John Lewis, back in 1975, and for decades the church was fundamental and a faithfully getting the job of soul-winning done, but along came a spider from Bob Jones University, which spawned their web. Gradually the church changed, going ecumenical and dying. The church sunk so low that in June of 2017 devil-dog preacher, Ravi Zacharias, was invited to speak to 1,000 guests and honored at Harvest. HBC promotes false prophet, Dr. John MacArthur, a 5-point Calvinist, who denies that Jesus' blood is on the Mercy Seat in Heaven, and who says Jesus didn't die for all men (aka, Limited Atonement). These are dangerous heresies!!!
Praise God for the blood of the Lamb that forever washes our sins away! 1st John 1:7, “But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.”
Churches Are Going Back, Lagging Behind, Haven't Suffered Persecution for Centuries
In hindsight, the problem is that they are not serving God rightly at Harvest. The church is just as guilty as the pastors, who love to hear falsehoods. Jeremiah 5:31, “The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?” They are walking crooked. The whole Bob Jones club are infected with a rotting spiritual disease called ecumenism. They promote corruptible seed. They promote “another Gospel” (2nd Corinthians 11:3-4) of partial faith in Christ plus turning from sinful living (aka, Lordship Salvation). Kindly, listen to what false prophet Ray Comfort tells this deceived woman on a plane. Ray literally requires her to spend the rest of her life trying not to sin to be saved, to prove that she has sincerely repented of her sins. That is false repentance, which Judas experienced (Matthew 27:3), before he went to burn in Hell forever. The lie of turning from sinful ways to be saved is straight out of the pits of Hell!!! Harvest promotes Ray Comfort!!! Woe unto such ungodly churches! Truth matters!!!!!!!
I have been outcast as a social misfit at HBC, the largest independent fundamental Baptist church in Micronesia. What a misnomer! They are anything but fundamental, unless you mean too much “FUN” and not enough “DA MENTAL”! They are not independent either. Everything they promote is from the internet. When I was there at HBC for one year in 2014, I attended an 8-week Wednesday Night series on “Resolving Conflicts.” I was creped out by the giant Illuminati Pyramid right smack dab in the front of the church on the projector screen. Luciferians love to mock the stupidity of churches today, who invite the Devil right in the front door. Ignorant churchgoers would think I have an overactive imagination, because they are blind to the truth. If you have studied the occult as I have, then you realize that a Christian need go no further than to flip over a U.S. one-dollar bill to see a plethora of occult symbols! Check out how the Luciferian elite mocked the ignorance of the American public, after orchestrating the World Trade Center 9/11 attacks. I know what I am talking about, and can back it up with evidence! Likewise, Luciferians have crept their Alexandrian Bible perversions into the churches today. No wonder Revelation 12:9 says that the Devil is deceiving “THE WHOLE WORLD” (including most churches).
I am the best friend that the church at Harvest ever had, but their pastors are too blind to THE TRUTH to see it. I am a truth-teller. Dr. Jack Hyles is right, who said businessmen are destroying churches! Businessmen only think in terms of money, but Jesus warned in Luke 16:13, “Ye cannot serve God and mammon” (money). A preacher always upholds the truth, without concern for money...
“All across America businessmen are destroying churches!”
—Dr. Jack Hyles, a quote from the classic MP3 sermon, “I Find No Fault In This Man!”
Why do you think John the Baptist lived off the land out in the desert wilderness? John needed nothing from anybody, so he could let 'er rip and PREACH THE TRUTH!!! The love of money is the enemy of PREACHING!!! All across America Bible colleges (and sadly churches), are controlled by eccentric wealthy people; such as, doctors, bank presidents, lawyers, businessman, politicians and high society types. It is wickedness!!! We need a whole new breed of preachers in America in this next generation. Tragically, 99% of pastors don't know how to really preach!!! We need preaching preaching today with some guts, who tell it like it is, instead of hiding behind false wisdom that is nothing more than sinful compromise, shallow religion and counterfeit Christianity!!! I am one of few believers who actually cares these days. I am admittedly far from perfect, but I do CARE about truth and people. I CARE about which Bible version is accurate. I CARE about the clarity and simplicity that is in Christ, which is THE GOSPEL. There is something very wrong with pastors, staff and a church who are indifferent, apathetic and don't care about spiritual things.
I love everyone, God knows my heart. My pain runs deep in my body and soul. I am ready to go be with Jesus, but in His time (2nd Corinthians 5:8). Until then, I am going to call it as I see it, preaching what the Lord puts in my heart. I can only speak the things that I SEE and I HEAR. This is my life, my path, the situation that God has led me into. Esther 4:16b, “and if I perish, I perish.” Lordship Salvation is NOT the Gospel. The Alexandrian based Bible versions are counterfeits! These are the two great evils of our time. This article is nothing but my humble Christian opinion. This is America where it is safe to be unpopular. Hate me or love me, I am a voice for THE TRUTH!
I love the folks at Harvest, God knows my heart, and I pray for them often, and I have no ill will toward anyone in the world; but someone needs to stand up for righteousness and God and tell the truth. Satan is deceiving the churches! Have you believed a lie? I am tired of the shallow, compromised, lackadaisical, ecumenical, Baptist crowd talking about having a “Christlike spirit,” which is nothing but a lame excuse for their sinful compromise. I do have a Christlike spirit, for it was Jesus Himself who said in John 8:45, “And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.”
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