And murder they did…!
False Christian theologies have used Acts 15 as a means to NOT keep THE LAW of their Creator for almost 2,000 years but instead form their own many and varied creeds known as theologies or codes to live by thus never being able to reach consensus on exactly how a Christian should live their life and why and they form endless denominations in order to support those differences rather than bring the people together in one accord.
You can easily lay all that is wrong in the world on the doorstep of false theologies.
When I make a statement like that it is not out of hate toward those in the false religions, like Christianity.
My statement comes from a lifetime of studying history and examining wars, conflicts, theologies, religions, denominations, and as much of what they say and do as I can.
Just look at these so-called church fathers and their writings on “just” war…
Notice in the first sentence of that link that THEOLOGIANS are heavily involved.
I will not even dignify these sorry, pathetic, evil, murderous, “christians” with individual comments…
Evil men need a theologian to make themselves feel better about breaking YHVH God’s LAW and killing… That is the purpose of theologians, to make men feel better about breaking God’s Commandments.
All those who believe THE LAW given to the children of Israel at Mt. Sinai in the Wilderness has been done away with or it is no longer necessary to keep it to be eligible for salvation have stumbled at the stumbling stone:
Romans 9:32-33 Why? Because they did not seek it by faith, but as it were, by the works of law. For they stumbled at that stumbling stone. 33 As it is written:
“Behold, I lay in Zion a stumbling stone and rock of offense,
And whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.”
Paul quotes scripture found in the Prophet Isaiah…
What then IS this stumbling stone?
This “stumbling stone and rock of offense” is used twice in Isaiah, here:
Isaiah 8:14 He will be as a sanctuary,
But a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense
To both the houses of Israel,
As a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Isaiah 28:16 Therefore thus says YHVH God:
“Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation,
A tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation;
Whoever believes will not act hastily.
The stone is laid for a foundation!!!
And what is the foundation given to the children of Israel? TORAH. Torah is YHVH God the Father’s Commandments/Word/LAW which proceeds out of His Mouth and is exactly what Deuteronomy 15-18-19 says YHVH put into the mouth of His Son the prophet Messiah Yeshua. Yeshua tells us when he speaks the word you hear is YHVH the Father’s, not his own, John 14:24
How do we KNOW the stone is THE LAW?
We simply read a few more words in Isaiah 8 and it tells us:
Isaiah 8:16 Bind up the testimony, Seal the law among my disciples.
Are you a disciple of YHVH and His “Son”?
Notice I put Son in parentheses! YHVH put His LAW inside the body of the man like Moses He raised up as His Son!
Can you see it yet?
But what about Isaiah 28:16 and the other mention of the stumbling stone?
Verse 13 – The WORD of YHVH
Verse 14 – The WORD of YHVH
All faith and salvation is about The WORD of YHVH.
And tell me… What is the SOLE PURPOSE AND DEFINITION given in Scripture that YHVH created His Son?
It is given and defined in Deuteronomy 18:
Deuteronomy 18:17-18 “And YHVH said to me: ‘What they have spoken is good. 18 I will raise up for them a Prophet like you from among their brethren, and will put My words in His mouth, and He shall speak to them all that I command Him.
That is WHO God’s Son IS. A prophet like Moses who goes around with YHVH’s WORDS in his mouth…
And ANYBODY who wants to receive salvation and eternal life had heaven well better have YHVH’s WORDS in their mouth and DOing His Commandments because without keeping THE LAW He gave to the children of Israel there is absolutely ZERO hope of salvation!
There is NO SALVATION apart from keeping ALL of YHVH God the Father’s Commandments, NONE.
YHVH God Himself speaks those exact same words through the mouth of His Son right here:
John 15:14 You are My friends if you do whatever I command you.
I sure hope this clears up things for some Gentiles in Acts 15 !
PS… The STUMBLING STONE is defined in Deuteronomy 18.
It IS The WORD/LAW/Commandments of YHVH that YHVH took and put in the mouth of His Son because He loved the world so much!
John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
And now the understanding!
John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His LAW (only Son), that whoever obeys (believes) His LAW (Him) should not perish but have everlasting life.
YHVH put His LAW into His Son for a VERY SPECIFIC REASON!!!