To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 4:34 PM
Hi, My name is Angela.
I am a true believer of the Lord. I have done wrong a couple of time’s with not being on the right path with the Lord.
I have asked the Lord to forgive me for me for letting the enemy get to me. I plan to succeed whole heartedly with keeping the door shut to the enemy from here on in/permanently. I do plan on making the Lord proud of me in every area in my life.
I don’t know much about my father in heaven. That I due plan to change. Knowing that I am very interested in being baptised. I was told that that is one of the thing’s that the Lord would like us to do.
Is that true?
I am in so dire need of prayer in so many area’s in my life and the life’s of my family.
Who ever reads this please find it in your heart to pray for Angela self, Pedro my husband, Sherry my mom, my Grandchildren, Bridget my daughter, Armando my son in law, and Tony brother. Along with Richard.
The The Thank you!! Sincerely Angela.
From: Paul Cohen
Cc: Victor Hafichuk
Sent: Friday, May 06, 2016 7:09 AM
Subject: Re: Baptism
The best thing we can do for you is point you to the teachings and materials the Lord has given us to publish on this website, which represent the will of God in Christ Jesus that He has made available to all who hear and believe for their salvation.
Romans 10:13-17 EMTV
(13) For “whosoever shall call upon the Name of the LORD shall be saved.”
(14) How then shall they call on Him in Whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of Whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear apart from a preacher?
(15) And how shall they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the Gospel of peace, of those preaching the Gospel of good things!”
(16) But they have not all obeyed the Gospel. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our report?”
(17) So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.
It’s like the following saying, which isn’t found in the Bible, but nevertheless gives a true principle:
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
If you’re depending on the prayers of others to make things better for you, you will not change, but if you come to the Lord through the ministry of those He sends, He will change you.
Most importantly, you can’t depend on your own ability and righteousness to make the Lord proud of you in every area of your life. We are corrupt creatures through and through – without any capability within ourselves to please God. Paul summarized what the Word of God says about our true state without Christ:
Romans 3:10-18 WEB
(10) As it is written, “There is no one righteous; no, not one.
(11) There is no one who understands. There is no one who seeks after God.
(12) They have all turned away. They have together become unprofitable. There is no one who does good, no, not so much as one.”
(13) “Their throat is an open tomb. With their tongues they have used deceit.”“The poison of vipers is under their lips;”
(14) “whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness.”
(15) “Their feet are swift to shed blood.
(16) Destruction and misery are in their ways.
(17) The way of peace, they haven’t known.”
(18) “There is no fear of God before their eyes.”
What you’re doing is taking a vow that you will be good, but the Lord says not to do that:
Matthew 5:33-37 WEB
(33) “Again you have heard that it was said to the ancient ones, ‘You shall not make false vows, but shall perform to the Lord your vows,’
(34) but I tell you, don’t swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God;
(35) nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.
(36) Neither shall you swear by your head, for you can’t make one hair white or black.
(37) But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes’ and your ‘No’ be ‘No.’ Whatever is more than these is of the evil one.
Angela, the Lord has brought you here to hear the Truth – to know Him Who is your Lord and Savior. Read, read, read the website. Start with the Teachings. You ask about baptism. Read about the different kinds here:
Let us know if you have any questions.
From: Jennifer To: Victor Hafichuk Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2016 8:34 AM Subject: I need help. Good morning Victor. I have grown up in and out of Church. I was saved at a young age, but had backslidden. While backslidden, I married my first husband who had been a believer but started leaning more towards buddhism. We were married for about 7 years and were absolutely miserable. Both of us were adulterous and our marriage was never grounded in the word of God. We divorced after 7 years. I later remarried to my second husband Jonathan. Jonathan is a believer who had been abandoned by his first wife because she ran off with another man. She is of catholicism, but doesn't hold to her faith. They divorced. My question is is our marriage valid? Was my first marriage ever valid in the eyes of God? What do I do to rectify this situation? I have faced MANY judgments for my backsliding and tremendous sins and that is to include losing custody of my children. I have a child that is rebellious with my current husband. He is a direct reflection of the things I have done. I want to please God, but I don't know what to do. Please help me. Thank you, Jennifer From: Victor Hafichuk To: Jennifer Sent: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 4:27 PM Subject: Re: I need help. Hi Jennifer, You need to build on an established and sure foundation and there’s only one such - the Lord Jesus Christ. If you are to be saved, you can only place your faith in Him; not in...
From: Patrick To: The Path of Truth Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2016 2:46 PM Subject: Rich man & Lazarus parable. I saw your article and would be interested in defending the placement of this parable in the AV. I agree with many of your observations; however, I believe one more piece of evidence could put you on the road to seeing the "big picture" of this parable in why it gives these outlandish details....respectfully yours, Patrick From: Paul Cohen To: Patrick Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2016 9:08 PM Subject: RE: Rich man & Lazarus parable. We'd be interested in hearing your argument for the parable, Patrick. Paul From: Patrick To: The Path of Truth Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:37 AM Subject: Re: Rich man & Lazarus parable. Hi Paul, Delighted to get your response. I pray these following insights will help you in your quest to make sense of this parable, and to find greater joy in understanding truths set forth in scripture. First thing that comes to my mind is "big picture" gleaned from considering the context and setting of the parable. It is part of a sequence of parables that spring forth from the narrative of chapter 15, verse 1: "Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to HIm...."this man receives sinners and eats with them". Jesus then sets forth a string of parables, all of which evolve around the theme of the worth of a soul, and God's great love for all men. Chapter sixteen, beginning with the parable...
From: Adam To: The Path of Truth Sent: Monday, September 12, 2016 2:09 PM Subject: Religious spirits Hi I have recently heard of Norman grub at the home fellowship I go. I saw what you had to say about him, False teacher you say. I believe What Norman grub taught from what I've heard so far is the difference between pleasing God in the flesh, and pleasing God in the spirit. God desires sons not religious Pharisees. Remember it's the goodness of God that leads us to repentance but by the fear of the Lord one departs from evil. Not the other way round The high people in society that rejected Jesus were those religious leaders that could not receive Jesus by faith. We need to die to ourselves completely our own ideas our own ways and just believe in the finished work of Christ alone for without faith it's impossible to please God so if you think you can please God in the flesh make sure you keep the whole law with nothing left undone. By the deeds of the law no man will be justified From: Paul Cohen and Victor Hafichuk To: Adam Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:50 AM Subject: Re: Religious spirits “Therefore do we nullify the Law through faith? Certainly not! On the contrary, we establish the Law” (Romans 3:31 EMTV). The faith of Christ has led us to fulfill the Law, Adam, by His righteousness, something we could never do in our own strength. It seems you may agree, at least in concept. But you’ve never had the reality of this precious truth, as with Nor...