To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 2:50 PM
Is there ever a point where we are too far from repentance? I’ve been an addict for years and while I was under the influence the devil manifested before me and told me he won and God turned me over to him. At that point there was a deep sinking feeling in my heart and since then I’ve been doing better working towards cutting all sins from myself. I pray daily and read the bible daily now trying to learn the word of God. The people in my life tend to be Devils and I can tell now. Is that because I am now one with his side? When the devil manifested before me I rebuked what he said and have been working as hard as I can to remove all sin from me. If you could help me out it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
From: Victor Hafichuk
Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2016 7:09 AM
Subject: Re: Repentance
Have you red our paper on Repentance? You’ve been trying to effect your own repentance, which is impossible. That’s why you’re confused about whose side you’re on – God’s or the Devil’s. When you experience the gift of repentance from God, you’ll know assuredly that He is on your side, and by walking in faith, that you’re on His side.
But at least you’ve taken the step of acknowledging the Law is good, and also realize you can’t believe what the Devil tells you, because he’s a liar. So keep going, and when you fail, look to the Lord Jesus Christ Whom we preach, asking Him to take over your life. The only way you can get right with Him is by His power and grace.
“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9 KJV).
The ones who are the furthest from repentance aren’t the addicts who know they have a problem, it’s the self-righteous who think they’re doing fine by God with their religious works.
Luke 18:9-14 MKJV
(9) And He spoke this parable to certain ones who trusted in themselves, that they were righteous, and despised others:
(10) Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a tax-collector.
(11) The Pharisee stood and prayed within himself in this way: God, I thank You that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax-collector.
(12) I fast twice on the Sabbath, I give tithes of all that I possess.
(13) And standing afar off, the tax-collector would not even lift up his eyes to Heaven, but struck on his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner!
(14) I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other. For everyone who exalts himself shall be abased, and he who humbles himself shall be exalted.
Read our site, Jordan. There is a treasure trove of truth that will build your faith, if you can receive it. Start with Victor’s testimony.
To: Paul Cohen
Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2016 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: Repentance
Hello and thank you for your response I enjoyed reading both the page on repentance and the testimony. However I had a question come up. It seems repentance is for those that never heard the voice of God. The more I look back in time of my life I realize that I’ve always heard the word of God growing up. I didn’t know that it was him I just thought it was my mind. When I was really young I was brought up in Christianity. However my parents moved when I was 5ish and never got back into the church until recently.
I am 22 years old and I’ve been truly trying to get back to God for maybe 4ish months now. I tried once before but it was never a full commitment. Anyways, I read in Matthew 13:19-23 it talks about the seed that was sown in thorns. I believe that was me. I’m pretty sure that what i experianced was satan stealing the seed that was sown inside of me. That being said Is it still possible to repent or no?
God called me to preach and he told me to resist the urge and that I would have all my addictions lifted from me and I quite 5 min before the miracle happened for me. It was at that time a real deep fear seeded into my heart and I realized I failed Gods test for me. That is when the person I was with turned to me and told me that he was the devil and was the manifestation of all my insecurities and pride. At that point I told him that I refused to believe him and then left and confessed to my parents what happened but that fear was with me for 5 days after the incident and then has progressively gotten less and less but I still feel like it is there.
I try to have hope that God will come back but I feel it’s a false hope from Satan to make me suffer. I’m sorry to bother you but I really worry for my soul. I realize how real it all was now and want nothing but to grow closer to God because I’m going to die without him I know it. If you could get back to me it would be greatly appreciated.
From: Victor Hafichuk
Sent: Saturday, March 05, 2016 7:24 AM
Subject: Re: Repentance
Jordan, you’re confusing religion, the Bible, and your imagination with the voice of God. You haven’t heard from the Lord Jesus Christ before or known Him. Read How One Is Saved.
And what makes you think that repentance is only for those who never knew of God? Didn’t Jesus come to God’s people, Israel, calling them to repentance?
“And after John was delivered up, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God draws near. Repent, and believe the Gospel” (Mark 1:14-15 MKJV).
Forget about trying to figure things out and what you think you heard before. Put that all away and concentrate on hearing the Gospel we’re preaching and the truth we’re telling you, which is the True Gospel, untainted, confirmed in Scripture and proven with fruits. Believe and obey. Your mind and being need to be cleansed of the filthy mixture of Babylon. Faith and obedience will get you there. The Lord has brought you here for your salvation. Keep reading on our site.
From: Wayne To: The Path of Truth Sent: Monday, November 14, 2016 3:11 AM Subject: Help Dear Victor Hafichuk & Paul Cohen I'm 18 years old and i'm at a stage of my life when i have to take some decisions. I want you to ask if learning for a job (studying ,highschool, college and the list keep going on ) or bodybuilding is a sin ? I really don't know about these things if are sins or not. I mean studying for a good job or beeing an athlet. I'm doing sport in order to get approved for the college. Of course the sport has good things but also bad things too ( injuries and other things like that ). Please reply me ! With respect Wayne From: Victor Hafichuk To: Wayne Sent: Sunday, November 20, 2016 8:19 AM Subject: Re: Help “For bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the present life, and of that which is to come” (1 Timothy 4:8 MKJV). Hi Wayne, Without knowing all the details of your situation, it isn’t our place to advise you on these matters, except to tell you to do the best with what God has given you in the way of instruction and guidance in various ways. And if you will, it certainly can do you good to read and ponder many of the Teachings on our site that God has provided for all. In particular, you might start with: Obedience So You Want to Walk with Jesus Apply yourself to the wisdom and instruction give...
From: Kanyanta To: The Path of Truth Sent: Saturday, November 05, 2016 4:05 PM Subject: RHEMA (Spoken Word) Hello sir, I have been attending a church called Miracle Life Family Church in Luasaka Zambia in central Africa. It is pasrored by a couple who went to Oral Roberts and adhere to many of Kenneth Haggin's teachings. I recently detached myself from the church after doing research and seeing so many concerning things. They now host the global leadership summit where on one episode from last year a preacher told the audience to 'try Jesus'. Most of the time when I share my concerns with people they always say just focus on your relationship with God. They heavily teach and endorse Rick Warren's purpose driven life teachings and we have cell groups. I got tired of singing the same old worship songs and the monotony. I wonder if I just backslid or God was leading me out. Most of the doctrine is sound but there's so much activity and the church is focused on growth so much. O feel that they believe in the power pf community rather than the power of God. I've been running in circles and it hasn't been easy choosing a church. If you're saying God wants me to try to keep the commandments then which church should I go to? SDA. The poor in my nation are heavily undiscipled if that matters and I feel it's because my country has declared itself a Christian nation so there's a high level of apathy. Is it my job to save the world. I'm tired a...
From: Mike To: The Path of Truth Sent: Sunday, September 04, 2016 10:21 AM Subject: Review I just read half of the scathing review on Andrew Murray and had to stop. I have no need to defend Murray, God will be his judge. However, talk about self exaltation you seem to be the optimum offender. Who commissioned you to be judge and jury? I got the feeling that Murray's life was a reproach to you simply because you couldn't live up to his Christlikeness. Your exegesis on the passages that call us to conform to the image of Christ are skewed by your bias. Sorry but I think you need to read more Murray. Mike From: Paul Cohen and Victor Hafichuk To: Mike Sent: Friday, September 09, 2016 7:17 AM Subject: Re: Review Have you heard the Lord’s Voice, Mike? Has Andrew Murray ever claimed to hear the Lord’s Voice? If so, are you taking his word for it? God is Murray’s judge, present tense, according to His Word spoken by us. Jesus Christ is here, but you deny Him. “Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God: And every spirit that confesses not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antiChrist, whereof you have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world” (1 John 4:2-3 KJV). “The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is no God.’ They are corrupt. They have done abominable deeds. There is no one who does good” (Psalms 14:1 WEB). ...