Unrighteous mammon

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Mammon meant systems of entrusted wealth. It may include everything or anything that you have a right to. Your land, your labor and even your loved ones, your children. All those things listed in the commandments that belong to your neighbor that you are not supposed to covet can be entrusted to others to rule over. The unrighteous system depends on force and offices of power rather than Freewill offerings and offices of service. Understanding repentance is a process may clarify why Christ talks about being "friends" and "faithful" in the unrighteous mammon in order to become suitable for a more righteous habitation.

What is Mammon

Mammon, an Aramaic word mamon meaning ‘wealth’ … It is probably derived from Ma’amon, something entrusted to safe keeping. In any case, there was apparently a threefold play on this meaning in Lk. xvi. II: ‘If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true [riches]?’ the word italicized representing forms of the Semitic root word ‘men.”[1]

Scholars may not agree on the etymology of the word.

Gregory of Nyssa also asserted that Mammon was another name for Beelzebub, which is another name for Satan which means the adversary. Christ does make mention that you cannot serve God and Mammon,[2] which is referencing two different opposing ways or systems. Some say Mammon means riches but others say it is the wealth which you entrust. In truth, it often includes both. It is entrusted wealth.

If Mammon is entrusted wealth, which usually means some sort of treasury, then a righteous or unrighteous mammon must refer to the way that wealth or the treasury is collected.

There was a treasury in Cain's city-state, in Nimrod's Babylon, in Pharaoh's treasure cities. Even the golden calf was a treasury of sorts.

There is more than one word that is translated treasury in the New Testament. The most common is the word gazophulakion[3]. It is composed of two words γάζα gaza treasure which was the "the royal treasury" and φυλακή phulake meaning guard, watch.

The other word translated treasury is κορβᾶν or korban.[4] Corban was around in most countries of the world and even in history. It was provided in two ways. Corban was a sacrifice or freewill offering used to take care of the needs of the people of a society. It was part of systems of social welfare of which there have always been two types.

The reason some systems of entrusted wealth are considered unrighteous systems is because they depend on Benefactors who use force to provide for the welfare needs of the people, which John the Baptist and Jesus preached against. Until John the Baptist governments of the "world" were using force to collect the funds to provide for the welfare or free bread of the people. It was not always this way in places like Rome, Judea and America. At one time they all depended upon Freewill offerings to provide for the needy of their society. When that departed from those Altars of faith and shifted to dependence on forced offerings they made the word of God to none effect.

The reason we are to be friends with the unrighteous system is because most people are already snared as a part of those systems with duties and obligations within those systems. They are required by their agreements and membership to pay tribute.

Those duties and obligations fulfill a social welfare purpose described as allegiance rather than simply faith. The Public religion of the world binds the people to service through a Corvee system and debt which is the result of either sloth, covetousness or both. A purpose of Religion is to care for the needy of society without the assistance of the governments of the world. That is what Pure Religion actually means. Early Christians took care of all social welfare through charity without force or borrowing from the next generation like modern Christians do which is not keeping the principles of the Sabbath.

People today are cursed as children with bondage because of the covetous practices of their parents who applied to the unrighteous mammon for benefits just like the Israelite people in the bondage of Egypt. They cannot free themselves simply because they deny their entanglement in the elements of the world with that yoke of bondage.

Habakkuk 2:4 Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
Romans 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
Galatians 3:11 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
Hebrews 10:38 Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
“The world has always been betrayed not by scoundrels but by decent men with bad ideas.” Sidney Harris.
“This (Federal Reserve) Act establishes the most gigantic trust on earth. When the president signs this bill, the invisible government by the Monetary Power will be legalized. The people may not know it immediately, but the day of reckoning is only a few years removed. The trust will soon realize that they have gone too far even for their own good. The people must make a declaration of independence to relieve themselves from the Monetary Power.” [5]
"That most gigantic trust on earth was to be (and is now established) constructed in a very interesting way. It involved the entrusting of almost all the wealth, property, and rights of man, granted to him by God, into a world-wide trust. It was a process not limited to the money system, but it is that system that is focused on in these pages." From the Book The Covenants of the gods Chapter Money vs Mammon

When the Federal Reserve stopped loaning money into circulation there was a need for more collateral to become surety for the debt. That is why the Social Security system was established.

Being friends with the unrighteous mammon is about those who are a marked as part of that system of benefactors who use force and therefore must pay tribute. But those friends do not have to eat at that table of benefits.

Proverbs 23:1-3 "When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what [is] before thee: And put a knife to thy throat, if thou [be] a man given to appetite. Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat."

More than a 100 years before John the Baptist Polybius warned of the effects of such an appetite for benefits and the wages of unrighteousness.

The conflict with Christ and some of the Jews in power certainly revolved around money and treasuries more than religious theologies.

Since most religions today categorize themselves by their theology and church doctrines, many people might not want to see the connection even though it is right in front of them.

Jesus mentions mammon four times in the Bible. Once in Matthew[6] and three times in Luke.[7]

In Matthew Chapter 6 Jesus started talking about giving alms to take care of the needy of society. This was an essential element of society and certainly a major part of the Gospel of Christ and a duty of the Church. It is one of the major defining characteristics of the meaning of religion, especially pure religion.

He then talks about the prayers of the hypocrites. They pray in the Churches of that day and in the streets but he says if they pray to the Father in heaven they do not have to make a big demonstration of it and certainly not be a hypocrite about it pretending to pray to the Father in heaven when you really pray to the fathers of the earth if you need anything like bread or aid.

This city is the caldron in which they are bound by oath and allegiance to be the flesh without faith Biting one another in an unrighteous system of Mammon.

Jesus warns the people later in verse 20[8] that they should not put their trust in central treasuries where thieves and robbers can break in and steal those funds, and where somehow moths and rust can eat up the value thereof.

Jesus makes this reference to moths eating up your treasure three times which appears to be related to Isaiah 51:8[9] where he talks about those who get eaten up by the worm of the moth because they are not following the righteousness of God from generation to generation.

He sums up this criticism of centralizing stored wealth in a treasury when he says in Matthew 6:21 "For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also." This is what the people did when they put their wealth in a Golden calf. Understanding what the Golden calf was and how it functioned in societies and why it was bad is important in understanding what makes our modern mammon unrighteous and why it is being worshiped regularly today by modern Christians.

Nimrod to Now Series: Part 2: Golden Calf ~5 min

Building golden monuments was a common way of establishing a central bank for a city-state and binding the people together for common defense. If all the wealth of the people was in a central depository this forced the people to trade amongst themselves and gave them a reason to stay and defend others of their community.

Mammon, NN Video Series:3-10 4:22

Jesus was just talking about the lord commending the "unjust steward" for forgiving those who could not pay what they owed.

The tax men who collects for the treasury of the unrighteous mammon of today are not like the "unjust steward". They do not forgive debt.

The people today are bound like they were in Egypt and like they are today.

Israel had gone into bondage in Egypt because they coveted their brothers position. Without their brother they were not prepared for the famine. Their parents agreed to serve the Pharaoh if they Pharaoh took care of them in their time of need. Modern Christians have has sought the benefits of men who exercise authority during times of need. As foretold in the New Testament through their covetous practices they have become merchandise and cursed children with a form of economic bondage.

Seeking offices of power

Should or can people who are Christian and seeking the kingdom of God run for political office?

Would they be committing the error of Balaam?

The answers to these sorts of questions is never a simple yes or no. One reason is that we need to define terms. Is a Christian someone who has arrived or someone seeking to follow Christ by walking in the Spirit of Christ?

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The error of Balaam is equated with the Nicolaitans in the Bible.

Nicolaitan are the conquered people. The Ten Commandments tells us not to covet anything that is our neighbors nor make contacts with the inhabitants of the land where we go or make covenants with their gods.

Who are these gods?

It is coveting to desire benefits at your neighbor's expense.

To make an agreement with "ruling judges" to take from your neighbor so you can benefit is a practice forbidden by Jesus and by God in the commandments. Since coveting is a sin and not righteous those benefits are the wages of unrighteousness.

The Nicolaitans have already been conquered and become surety for debt and literally merchandise due to covetous practices of themselves or their parents and grandparents.

The book The Covenants of the gods deals with the way in which people not only go under the authority of others because of greed, sloth, and avarice but they are snared by debt generation after generation remains surety.

These practices and the denial that wrong is being done alter society and its members bringing in despotism and tyranny according to everyone from 1 Samuel 8 and Polybius to Peter and Paul.

So, everyone should realize that there are almost no "freemen" left in the whole world because they are all again entangled in the elements of the world which makes them all "conquered people", Nico=conquered + laity=people. Some Nicolaitans are feeling this servitude and bondage and desire to get out or be free. Most people who think they have come out at this time are merely poor or rebellious servants of the system their parents sold them into.

But the wages of unrighteousness is getting benefits for nothing. What about just getting wages. A fireman risks his life to save others or their property. His wages are not the same as those who just get a check.

What about others Nicolaitans who work hard for their pay?

What about the cop who risks, even loses, his life to save others?

What about the crooked cop who does not do his job?

Fortunately, God is the judge because it all gets very very complicated.

We need to keep in mind that God only hates "the deeds of the Nicolaitans".

And clearly, their deeds may be different from one individual to the next. So the statement seems to be about the deeds that actually conquer the people and not the deeds that set them free or the sacrifice required to attend to the weightier matters.

In 1 Samuel 8 the voice of the people electing someone who can rule and maybe fix things for them would lead to that ruler taking everything but also God would not hear them when they cried out.[10]

So what can they do to be heard?

  • "And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me." Psalms 50:15

Are we calling upon God or an image of God created by the modern Church or our private interpretation of who God is?

  • "For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. 12 Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. 13 And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart." Jeremiah 29:11-13

So back to the temptations of Christ... Are we thinking we are better because we are not like the Nicolaitan? Are we looking down on others from our own high places of self-righteousness?

  • "The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men [are], extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. 12 I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess. 13 And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon 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 every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted." Luke 18:11-14

Can you patiently congregate with others to become the government of God or do you put it off because you always find imperfections in others?

  • "He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat." Proverbs 28:25

Is it wise to gather as Christ commanded, loving all and let God sort the congregation out?

  • "He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered." Proverbs 28:26

Are you condemning the evils of the world, protesting wickedness on every corner but neglecting the sacrifice of the righteous?

  • "He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse." Proverbs 28:27

So when does God hear us?

  • "And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will[11], he heareth us:" 1 John 5:14

Can you save yourself with your own willful enthusiasm?

2 Peter 2:10 speaks of those who are "Presumptuous [are they], self-willed". "Presumptuous" is from the Greek word "tolmetes" which means "a daring man". I have seen very daring men challenge the system but not always seeking to use their talents to build or edify the Kingdom.

I have seen them for years neglecting righteousness in exchange for self-righteousness - neglecting family and neighbor and almost never gathering in tens as Christ commanded.

They certainly are not "friends" of the unrighteous mammon nor are they faithful to it and often do not give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and almost never give to God what belongs to God. They do not set the table of the Lord nor do they provide a daily ministration nor practice pure religion.

Those few who actually come out answering the call of Christ to be His Church are only "Bondservants of Christ", certainly not freemen.


Deeds of the Nicolaitan

What are the deeds of the Nicolaitans?

To "run for office" does not necessarily mean you are performing those deeds referenced concerning the Nicolaitan and Balaam.

Balaam misused his gifts and his relationship with God for personal gain, what was called the wages of unrighteousness. The wages of unrighteousness is not the same as the salary of the Centurion or soldiers or kings who provide services to the people.

I know of people who feel led by God to run for office and will actually suffer a financial loss to do so. They are making that sacrifice because they feel led to do so. Is that leading of the Holy Spirit or not?

Paul talks about us walking in the Spirit.

They may believe it is to protect the people from the present "heavy-handed socialism" and have the desire prevent the abuse of an exercising authority already there. The governments of the world will often take and take and take as predicted in 1 Samuel 8.

Should we stop that taking if it is prophesied by God?

Many people who are voting are doing so in self-defense.

The truth is the Pharisees were condemned because they were not attending to the weightier matters.

There will come temptations for those who accept an office of power. While someone in office may not be able to do anything and everything they would like there are lots of choices and opportunities for attending to the weightier matters which were so important to Christ.

These are not the deeds of the Nicolaitans who desire the personal gain of benefits at the expense of their neighbor. The question is are they working in the system of the world for personal gain or to actually serve?

The answer may be found in asking the question, are the people also neglecting to gather and sacrifice in the pattern commanded by Christ while they run for office or seek to lift the burdens from their neighbor?

God is the judge.

Having power in the world

Can someone who is seeking the kingdom of God also hold public offices of power?

Why did Jesus sit down with publicans which were people holding public office? Matthew 9:11

Remember Jesus was himself running for public office, The King. Yes, it was to be a different kind of kingdom but the same temptations are in all governments. Besides the temptations which Jesus himself faced there are many dangers.

When he entered Jerusalem he was hailed by the people as king. But it is what he did after taking that office that made him both a righteous king and hated by many.

You would never want to use your power for personal gain or advantage. You do not want to use the power as a source of dominance over others just as the Levites were not allowed to go up by steps. You also what not want to use power to avoid responsibility for your action.

All of these things we see may feed pride and brings division and confusion.

Rome was originally a republic. It slowly became socialist and after 500 years it had its first commander in Chief and president who appointed imperial judges. Many Christian minded people were in the Roman government. Paul the Apostle's own half-brother held office and his niece by marriage was Claudia, adopted by Emperor Claudius and mentioned in the Bible.

Foxe's Book of Martyrs speaks of many Roman soldiers being Christians. There are cases where judges and even Emperors came to the defense of Christians. We should not create a divide between us and the people of the world. Jesus came that the whole world "might be saved".

Let only righteousness of God be the divide.

Remember back with John when soldiers in Luke 3:14 asked what could they do concerning Baptism and the kingdom. The beautiful thing about a "free assembly" is that you can be a publican and start the process of repentance. People are already entangled in the yoke of bondage. What is more Christ-like than to bring Christ into the halls of the modern Sanhedrin knowing that that is where the enemy resides?

It is not a job to be taken lightly.

Yes, an ordained minister cannot serve two masters but the people do not have to quit their day job. In fact, they have the opportunity of bringing kingdom values into high places.

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Is a laborer worthy of his hire?

If the people ask you to do a job and you do it are you not worthy of what they promise?

What if you do more than what you promised and take no extra?

Is that both being faithful and going the extra mile?

I do not think that running for political office is the same as "medical license to perform abortions".

If you got a job at Planned Parenthood and tried to use your position to talk women out of abortion and privately use your money to show them alternatives you would probably get fired very quickly.

Can someone who is seeking to be a Christian, also be a jailer or a policeman or even a judge?

Of the example of two offices that people are running for, one is congressional and the other is an administrative oversight with little or no executive or lawmaking power. Administrative oversight is a position in which the opportunity to expose corruption and also protect the interest of the people is given into the hands of one person. A congressional position can be used in the same way.

It is what they do in those positions that will make the difference. Both people I know running for office also do many things to promote the kingdom and are in free assemblies. I can not encourage them nor discourage them in anything but righteousness. In both cases, I have no doubt that they will get less for their time and work more than what they are paid.

Remember, joining a congregation does not put you in the kingdom. If it did they would not be free assemblies. They do not change your status in the world. What will do that is the world? The world will do that when the Holy Spirit comes unto you.

  • "The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil." John 7:7
  • "If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before [it hated] you. 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." John 15:18-19

Only when you enter an order with the blessings of God will you be cast out of the world.

There may come a day when the individual congregant can opt out like Christians at Pentecost. But that day is not here yet and people are presently poorly prepared for it.

As long as you use the number of the world in any shape or form you are still of the world. Even if you stop using it there is almost no place the world says you are free from them except as a member of an Order described and appointed by Christ. This is because of debt.

A member of an Order is a bondservant of Christ and therefore of God like the Levites before them. It is they who cannot serve two masters. Until we get our Pentecost the people remain merchandise. When they start doing what Christ said to do with their whole heart and mind and soul then the system will start talking about kicking them out like the Pharaoh did to Egypt and the Pharisees did to followers of Christ.


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"A laborer is worthy of his hire, but he is not entitled to the salary afforded exclusively through tax-fueled covetousness, especially if his platform is explicit about expanding government benefits. When Joseph performed such policies, it is characterized as a snare and a curse which eventually necessitated an Exodus of the people."

A laborer is worthy of his hire if he does the work he is hired to do.

If people set up a cooperative, a corporation or even a socialist state the laborer is still worthy of his hire. A socialist system is often desired based on coveting your neighbor's goods. But if everyone agrees to the terms and perform a task according to the terms the laborer has every right to his wages.

Yes, a socialist system among anyone other than saints will tempt people to be slothful or abuse their neighbor. It also encourages lasciviousness and tempt some to exercise abusive power.

Once there is a relationship involving a surety of debt a person is bound until the debt is paid or the master releases or the master and all their heirs are dead. Joseph was in bondage. Ishmaelites brought him out of a death pit and sold him as a slave. He was in bondage. His father would have paid the ransom if he would have known, or even Joseph himself could have bought his freedom as he was being blessed. But evidently, Joseph saw he had a purpose in remaining and serving in Egypt. That purpose brought thousands into bondage besides the Israelites yet God had a purpose.

God has a plan for each of us. We need to guard against imposing rules of behavior on other people or even judging other people's choices. John the Baptist did not forbid soldiers from being soldiers but told them to perform their duties with righteousness.

Jesus did not start with come out of her and neither did Moses. They both started with organizing the people to care for one another through charity and freewill offerings. They both organized the people into patterns of tens. Both had their government supported by freewill offerings through a pattern of tens and a priesthood that served the people rightly dividing the bread from family to family.[12] Both Moses and Jesus required those public ministers to own all things common because they belonged to God and were separate from the people.

Until the people are doing that they should not expect to be free and if not free they have a right to be good servants in the system. They have a right to protect their neighbor and themselves even by running for office in the system they are bound in.

If they remain steadfast in the ways of Christ they are giving people a choice. And when that choice is made judgment will come. Most preachers are not preaching the kingdom nor doing what Jesus ordained.

I do not think people fully understand The Blessed Strategy of Christ.

Christ is looking for those who seek to walk in His Holy Spirit.

People do not know the Mysteries of Heaven nor can they be taught to those who wish only to eat of the tree of knowledge dictating their private interpretation of what is good and evil.


The platform or purpose for those people still in the system should be to attend to the weightier matters while they fervently seek the alternative kingdom and the righteousness of God.

They should not be seeking to make a more efficient socialist state but are promoting kingdom values as they walk in the Spirit.

I have little doubt eventually people will oppose the ways of liberty and responsibility. We see that movement growing now. But also people will begin to wake up. Through repentance and sacrifice, they will draw near the more righteous habitation of the soul. That is why we must intend to create that alternative found in the way of Christ while being friends and faithful in the unrighteous mammon.

You have to give everyone in Nineveh a chance to repent.

There are many ways to bring the law of God before the people so they may choose to accept or reject it. Joshua did.

  • "And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that [were] on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD." Joshua 24:15

Joshua was already free since he left Egypt. But others are in the bondage of the unrighteous mammon but there is still choices and duties. That choice is all about serving the Lord by attending to the weightier matters. John the Baptist gave the people a choice and so did Jesus and the Apostles.

Paul tells us that the Law is spiritual.

In fact, salvation is spiritual. If you want God to hear your prayers you need to start caring about others where ever you are at.

Bondage is an opportunity to repent

What must a person do to become suitable for more righteous habitations?

The kingdom of the world is already established and entitled to the bricks the people make.

The people created the system. They sold their children into it and the government has every right to tax them to pay the workers in that government. The people in that government who honestly do the work whether it is maintaining roads or teaching in schools or keeping books have a right to the pay they earn.

This is what Romans 13 continue to explain in verse 14 "For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to [execute] wrath upon him that doeth evil."

The people should be taxed and should pay them... "5 Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. 6 For for this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God’s ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. 7 ¶ Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour."

Honesty comes in doing a good job, making a good road, teaching the truth. Bein faithful in the unrighteous mammon. Even giving to Caesar what is Caesar's. There is a congregant teaching in a school and he is trying to bring in some truth. Look at John Taylor Gatto. Look at the few congressmen who tell the truth about the budget and the corruption and abortion. Many of them are not far from the kingdom.

If you the plan of Jesus and sit down in love with the Tens when the Holy Spirit comes and gets you cast out or when the system fails you will be more suitable for a righteous habitation.

Magistrates may be false gods

Could you be a magistrate and still be seeking the kingdom of God?

Yes, human magistrates may be false gods.

Can a magistrate be in a process of repentance?

Can he be faithful in the unrighteous mammon while seeking to attend the weightier matters?

Could the Roman Centurion be a man of faith?

Yet Jesus says John 10:34 "Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?" Judges of the world have lots of power through the sloth of the people but how they use it will determine the fate of their soul. I do not vote as a minister of the Church but the people in the system can vote in self-defense and in the defense of righteousness. It is how they vote that will really make the difference. All the time they should be seeking the kingdom of God just like the Israelites in Egypt. They learned to provide for each other and even for other Egyptians. At the time Aaron was probably not making bricks because he knew the arts of the temple which was a bank.

People talk about edifying the kingdom. The kingdom of God provided all the service of a government in a kingdom fashion. The people I know of running for office are talking about individual responsibility and less dependence on government. If they get elected they will learn who sees that kingdom principle and I suspect they will also eventually be rejected by the spirit of socialism in people of the world. They will come away knowing who can hear the kingdom message.

I know those people and know they are solidly for the kingdom and they may do more for building the congregations than those who what to just get themselves out. Remember the Israelites and even the early Christians except for the disciples where a part of the system until they were cast out. Meantime they were learning kingdom ways.

The Church is about to obtain property here to use as a retreat ground where people can learn about kingdom health, caring for the elderly, helping unwed mothers keep their child and learn about family. The land has been purchased by the labor of the Order and God's grace, not by donations of the people. How many people are willing to help in the union and discipline to establish a facility to provide services in the manner of the Kingdom?

Expanding the budget or lifting burdens

We have no interest in "explicitly expanding the budget for Medicaid " and neither does anyone else that I know of in His Church. They all advocate "pointing people back to taking responsibility by creating private solutions" through charity and voluntarism. If someone is talking about state ballot initiative that is not its purpose. It is meant to keep local state tax dollars already being taken to stay in the state rather than go to other more progressive states who have raised mean income requirements.

In the case of state ballot initiative, they are just matching other states so that the money already collected is more evenly distributed within that system. It is not the state or legislature that votes on the matter but the people bound in the system.


People need to do hard research and find out what is really going on in the world and not just look at labels and listen to sound bites or catchphrases.

No one is required to take the benefit and if everyone would actually seek the kingdom that Paul was writing to there would be no need to apply for the benefit.

Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 giving a list of people who will not inherit the kingdom of God.[13]

Remember Paul is talking to people who are sanctified and justified who have already sat down in tens, and are actually taking care of one another through charity an donating so that people in one nation an send relief funds to other nations by way of Paul as a minister of Christ. Those people had already come out at Pentecost and were a part of the kingdom and gathering in free assemblies in a network from Irland to Galatia, to Corinth, to Ephesus.

Also, what is misconduct?

Some see Paul as making a list of actions and laying out rules of behavior while Paul is trying to express the nature of walking in the spirit.

  • "That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit." Romans 8:4

Then once they have their list and interpretation they want to impose the list on others. Then we see people condemning others if they do not accept that private interpretation of the list. The system is the unrighteous mammon and even if you are bound in it you should, must be attending to the weightier matters.

How can you do that if you are not a friend of that system and being faithful to its rules within that system?

If the people are to be free they must make their own choices, faithfully pay their tale of bricks, but if they are seeking the kingdom of God they must do that while setting the table of the Lord by sitting down in the tens.

To try to control the choices of others is like the Pharisees who were laying burdens on others while they themselves will not go enter.

Everyone needs to learn to walk in the Spirit but that will only come by doing and being a doer of the word which includes attending to the weightier matters and being a faithful friend to the unrighteous mammon.


Paul was already not subject to that system by birth since he was Romaios.

The Pharisees had a long list and Jesus was accused of breaking their rules by even speaking with Romans, publicans, and prostitutes. Misconduct is evidence of sin but not the sin itself. The sin is rejecting God and His Holy Spirit. The Centurian was bond to Rome called a man of great faith.

There will always be people who make up lists beyond the Ten Commandments and desire to impose those lists on others. The Pharisees were fond of that idea but the neglected the weightier matters of law judgment mercy and faith. If you are bound by a legal system you would have every right, even a responsibility to try to make that system as merciful and just as possible. If you are not willing to sacrifice to do so you may not be suitable for more righteous habitation.

Christ established an alternative supported by the "substance" of the people.

Luke 8:3 "And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod’s steward (treasurer), and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of their substance."

Others were contributing half their income to help the needy. Ministers gave even more. These were people serious about the kingdom.

Today the tax liability for many is around 50% and going to get higher. Most of it goes to service the debt rather than provide benefits. And many benefits and payments go to the wrong people or is eaten up by bureaucratic waste. And many of the services provided may do more harm than good.

There were two Trees in the garden. There are two choices and two directions before us all.

God's ordained government is also a man-made government but it is simply made by men and women who are doers according to the pattern of Jesus' government. The people have not done that yet nor are they even close to doing it.

Ministers spent some of this week actually examining and researching existing laws to see if there is a way to actually lift the burden of forced healthcare payments from participating congregants. People can talk to their ministers and get a report on what they are finding.

We and some others have been trying to wake people up to the true nature of the kingdom for forty years. If people were just doing what the Amish have done for a century they to would be exempt from forced State-run healthcare systems and people would be creating true Christian bonds that they will need for a righteous society.

No one is free just because they say they are nor say they believe. Jesus says you must be doers of the word.

Ordained ministers do not get Medicaid nor Medicare nor collect social security nor many other services of the States of the world. Many of the congregants do not want to depend upon the World in time of need. But until people sit down in the tens and savor the service and sacrifice of Christ in their own hearts there will be no loaves and fishes.

What is so bad about socialism?

Every government in the world has an element of socialism in it.

It is based on the idea of One purse. and Proverbs 1:14 say "Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse:" It goes on to tell us in verse 15 and 16 "My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path: For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood."

But the "early Church specific" held all things common.

The Levites, who were the Church in the wilderness, held all things common so were they like the one purse that runs toward evil? The answer is "No" because they were not to "lay wait for blood" or "lurk privily for the innocent without cause" which we can see clearly if we read Proverbs' "one purse" reference in context.
The purpose of the early Church specific and the Church in the wilderness, the Levites, was to serve and they were both restricted as "bondservants" of God.
Socialism in the sense of having one purse is not a problem among saints who own all things common as joint heirs but also, meeting the requirements and limitations of Christ, do not exercise authority one over the other.

So the problem with socialism is the intent of the people not the system in its most basic form. When people say they like socialism is it because they love their neighbor or is it because they are jealous and envious of their richer neighbors? Are they in it for the personal gain?

We have to be careful of thinking in labels. People are trapped today in socialist type systems of the world. But what is in their heart?

If someone is running for office in a political system the question you and they should ask is "Are they doing it for gain or are they doing it to serve other people?" Are they "laying in wait for blood" or "lurking privily for the innocent without cause" or are they following the leading of the Holy Spirit? Maybe they are trying to save the blood of the innocent.

Jesus sent his original 70 out in pairs for a reason. The early Church gathered in Orders of tens because the world is a dangerous place full of lurking spirits and "temptations".

The governments of the world are a dangerous place because they are filled with men who in spirit do lurk privily for personal power. Let the Holy Spirit be their guide and whether they are merely voters or employed as an officer or centurion, or administrator or publican they should guard against neglecting the tens gathering toward the Kingdom of God and His righteousness. There are "temptations" in the systems of the world which is the "unrighteous mammon".

Resentment of the world

One of the big problems we see in the baggage people unknowingly drag with them is they want out of the system of the world not just because they love Christ and the kingdom but because they still harbor resentment for the world. Christ did not come and sacrifice himself because He or God hated the world.

  • "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John 3:16

God does not hate the Nicolaitan but the deeds of the Nicolaitan. They are just the "conquered people" who may be in bondage because of the curse of their parents who were slothful in The Ways of the kingdom or maybe just engaged in covetous practices.

The Church does not exercise authority over the free assemblies. If we did then we would just be like the world. Being a congregant does not regulate your walk and search for the Holy Spirit. That is why being a congregant does not set you free or change your status. Hating or judging the world does not either. Only Christ dwelling in you can set you free.

As I said there are great "temptations" in the systems of the world and I still do not recommend nor advocate being involved with it but neither do I bar or lay guilt upon people who feel led to do so.

I have gone to court with people many times who were having land and even their children were taken by greedy and even evil people of the world. Why?

To bring the Holy Spirit to those places that are often filled with lurking spirits of evil. If you go into those places without the Holy Spirit you will find yourself in a desperate place.

The Holy Spirit does enter into or may not even travel with people who are angry, judgmental, vain or even entertain the power of offered by the "temptations" of the adversary who is the ruler of the "world" but not the ruler of the planet.

No, we should not love the world or put our hope in it.

1 John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things [that are] in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

We should also not be surprised that the world hates us.

1 John 3:13 "Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you."

The world will hate us but we are not to hate it either. We let God do the Judging. We are to walk in forgiveness and peace. If we are led to go a particular path so that those trapped in the world may be saved I should not interfere.

  • "If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you." John 15:18

Whoever is going into the lair of the dragon should have Matthew 5:39 down pat. "But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also."

They need to put on the full armor of God. Ephesians 6:11 "Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil."

If you are going to go into the "den of lions" you may need some personal coaching on how to deal with the evil and "spirits of appetite" that you will find there. I can help with that but I cannot rule over other people's choices or the path before them.

Plan of Jesus

What was the plan of Jesus?

Did Jesus just tell the people working in government to quit their jobs?

Forgiveness and love are absolutely essential to seeing the whole truth. This is why Christ put such great emphasis on it. Jesus was receiving support from the family of Chuza who was the treasurer of Herod. Jesus was assembling with members of the Sanhedrin who were paid by forced taxation and even with tax collectors. God loved and sent his son into that world so that people might be saved.

  • He first gave notice to the people who sat in the seat of Moses that he was going to take the kingdom away from them and appoint it to others who would bear fruit.
  • He began teaching people how the kingdom worked.
  • Though he was rich he chose to make himself poor.
  • He told his disciples they would have to do The same.
  • He called out certain people that were called disciples and he gave them private instructions.
  • He was supported by people who were in government and people who were also paying taxes and even providing government services.
  • He told people to pay tribute which they owed in the form of taxes.
  • He commanded His disciples that the people were required to organize themselves in patterns of tens so that the disciples could rightly divide the bread and fishes.
  • Eventually, he was chosen by the general population of Jerusalem to be king.
  • He continued general instructions to the people and secret instructions to His disciples until he fired the moneychangers who were the porters of the temples.
  • New porters would be chosen from the bottom up through those tens.
  • The new porters would receive funds up through the network ministers and congregations.
  • They would be able to redistribute them when there were "dearths" in the land.
  • Certainly the disciples which he called his little flock would be appointed.
  • Christ appointed 70 just as Moses had done.
  • He sent them to the lost sheep to expand that network.

All this and he was not telling people to quit their jobs in the governments of Rome or Judea. Neither did John the Baptist.

So, what were the next steps?

Then the Pharisees who sat in the seat of government said if you got the Baptism of Jesus Christ you would be cast out of the system created by Herod and the Pharisees.

You need to know how that Baptism differed from what people do today. It actually changed your status in the relationship with the state. Those at Pentecost were opting out of one system and entering another system that John the Baptist and his followers, Jesus the Christ and His followers, and His appointed 70 and a whole network of supporters had been building up for years, while the people and their legal government systems were still under the Pax Romana Caesar's authority.

Since it is worse[14] with us today than back then we have to deal with the surety for debt and merchandise issue.

Those who convert today have a Pentecost yet to change their status. They are still in bondage, still in Egypt, still in the mire. Romans, Greeks or anyone in the Pax Romana were technically free from those governments as far as their systems of Corban were concerned. They were separate from their public religion which was a form of civil bondage.[15]

So everyone is still in the bondage of Egypt and Rome and Judea. There is no evidence that when Israel was in Egypt or people were in bondage in Judea and Rome that Christ advocated civil divorce and isolation of publicans, soldiers and other public servants from their offices except to become disciples. That early separation appears nowhere in the plan of Jesus.

The plan has always been to gather the people in a process where they begin to learn to love one another through voluntary freewill offerings of free assemblies relying on charity alone. Then at one point, the people of true faith go out together like we see at Pentecost or the Exodus or when Abraham left Haran with "many souls".

People continue to think they can save themselves by a different list of thoughts and ideologies, much of their own private interpretation. It is not enough to change the mind but we must allow God to write the pattern of that change upon our mind and upon our hearts. The addiction to personal ideologies gleaned from the tree of knowledge is keeping people from true salvation which comes by the Holy Spirit of Christ and the Grace of the Father of creation.

We are not nearly as prepared or organized and we live in a far more controlled society. The Mark of the Beast is already here. There is a lot more need of repentance than most understand or are willing to see. Winning the hearts and minds of the people is not going to be done by finger pointing and accusations. It is not even going to be done by us. We are no one's savior. We are not the light unto the world.

  • "That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;" Ephesians 3:16

We can only walk in the Spirit if we walk with the God of Heaven as obedient and humble children of God the Father, giving all credit and glory to Him according to His love, sacrifice, and humble service working in us.

  • "To whom [be] glory for ever and ever. Amen." Galatians 1:5

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Good and Evil Words

At the mention of either the word “socialism” or “capitalism,” people will react either negatively or positively as if they are good or bad. But only people can be good or bad because only people have a choice.

Socialism is a noun defined as a "political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole." There is no mention of “covetousness and force and exercising authority”, so to say “there is no real socialism without covetousness and force and exercising authority” is simply not true. Now an order is "political and economic social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned by the community as a whole", because they own all things common.

That fits the definition of Socialism but because it is a collective of individuals with the power of regulation distributed equally among each individual it is not like other socialists communities. The Levites as living altars of unhewn stones not only depended upon freewill offerings to perform their assigned duties of serving the congregations but distributed amongst their bureaucratic network in the same way, avoiding the introduction of “covetousness and force and exercising authority”.

This pattern is the way the Levites and the Orders of the early Church operated. What makes it work was other factors and stipulations of Moses and Christ that are separate and not applied to form most socialist states.

What makes this all work is the intent of the individual ministers who are the bureaucrats of a socialist government that serves a capitalist community.

The word “intent” as a noun has to do with the “intention or purpose". As an adjective, it means “resolved or determined to do (something)...showing earnest and eager attention.” While "Faith" is confidence or trust in a person or thing” as a conviction it compels action which will produce "earnest and eager attention".

The word faith only appears twice in the Old Testament but over two hundred times in the New Testament. The words translated faith in the Old Testament is also translated "truth".[16]

That is similar to the word charity that does not even appear in the Old Testament. We know the Old Testament speaks of freewill offerings and the whole national government depended upon those offerings or sacrifices given to the Levites. In the New Testament we see the same concept of freewill offerings expressed as charity which is often translated love. Trusting in the perfect law of liberty and the way of charity and love is all about having faith.

The base Hebrew word AlefMemNun[17] is only translated faith in Habakkuk.[18] It is commonly translated "believe". The word we see translated "faith" once in the Old Testament is AlefMemVavNunHey[19] is also translated "office" five times. In Habakkuk 1 God talks about "men as the fishes of the sea" and men who "deal treacherously" "catch them in their net..." and they "sacrifice unto their net... and their meat [is] plenteous" and therefore they will not "empty their net, and ... continually... slay the nations?"


The Pharisees were condemned because they did not attend to the weightier matters and they did not attend to them because their intent was to serve themselves rather than the people. They made all kinds of rules and listed things to do but their intent was not based on the faith of Abraham or Moses which brought them into conflict with Christ.

The systems of the world use a mix of socialism and capitalism. But they also allow an exercising authority over both the bureaucratic stones of their altars/institutions and over the people. This is because of the intent of their hearts. That intent produces what is called the unrighteous mammon.

What did Jesus mean by "If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true [riches]?" Luke 16:11

Jesus goes so far as to say "And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations." Luke 16:9

People hold the system of the world in contempt but God so loved the world he gave his son that they might be saved.

People are snared in the unrighteous mammon of the world. They cannot get out because they are entangled in the elements of that world. They only have the tools of the world available. Are they using those tools as justly as possible? If you were in prison would you work in the infirmary or the library where you can do good and serve others or not holding the whole system in contempt?

Even John the Baptist said "And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse [any] falsely; and be content with your wages." Luke 3:14

He says nothing about quiting their jobs or lectures about wages coming from taxation. His message was about doing righteousness where they are at and seeking the kingdom of God and His righteousness. This falls into line with Jesus teachings on the system of mammon, which will fail. When it does you will be judged suitable for more righteous habitation based on what you did when you were trapped in the unrighteous mammon.

It also parallels my repeated statement that "everyone will be set free when the system fails but they will not all survive freedom."

Everyone congregating with His Church that I know who is running for political office will lose money and time in the process. They will have an opportunity to do good, expose truth and corruption and touch the lives of people they would not even meet otherwise.

Are only the most selfish and blind people allowed to hold political office, be a cop or a judge? Is that Christ's plan or just our emotional reaction to the world?

What many are feeling or imagining is guilt by association.

There are many things that Christ did not teach the people except in parables.

If you say the word socialism or even just government it can stimulate a bad or negative reaction because those words are grouped in your mind with words like covet and force or unrighteousness. It does this because you are moved by the association to an emotionally driven reaction. But words like covet and force are the result of the choices men make not word groupings.

We have always had the choice to eat of the two trees.

The Dendritic tree of our mind is not the source of understanding "the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven" but the tree of Life which is the Holy Spirit will give us life. The Holy Spirit comes to us if we will be still and know that we are not God. It is very difficult for us not to entice, coerce, manipulate or force others to do what we think is good as opposed to evil.

If you eat from the tree of knowledge it will turn your good intentions into bad actions and poor fruit. You will not bear the fruit of righteousness. We should not want to control, manipulate or hew the conscience of others not by force or subtlety.

We can only destroy the bonds of the world by following Christ and his instructions not by resisting or reviling against those bonds or their elements.

The instructions are clear, you individually, "Seek the kingdom of God and His righteousness" and everything else will be provided.

Voice of the people

Someone wrote:

We have to be that voice for God, amongst men, and vote our hearts out, in His Holy Name. It is our duty, as we walk in the Light. Unless we dont care if the devils in folks pick our leaders. I care, I vote!

I do not believe that you "have to vote". I just believe that you have to seek the kingdom of God an His righteousness and I do not have the right to dictate what you do with the time and energy God gives you.

I do not believe Trump or anyone running for an office of power is your salvation any more than Saul was the salvation of Israel. In fact, the idea that seeking to elect anyone to an office of power over others in its self will make things better is a rejection of God. http://www.preparingyou.com/wiki/Voice

But that does not mean you cannot vote. The sin is in the motivation, the intent of the soul, not the action. We are not supposed to eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil. We are not to judge based on ideologies but we are to follow the Holy Spirit which is the tree of life for us if we let it into our hearts.

Again if you are snared in the unrighteous mammon you need to be faithful and righteous while being friends with that system.

What would that look like?

Would that be following the plan of Jesus where he commands His ministers to make the people sit down in the network of Tens before they and receive the blessings of His Kingdom.

He said nothing about getting out of the system or imagining that you are out of the system. If you seek the kingdom in the manner that Jesus says the Holy Spirit may come to you and even enter into you and then the world will reject and eventually cast you out. While you are raying for that day you should be "friends" and "faithful" in the unrighteous mammon.

You should be attending to the weightier matters in a process of repentance according to the leading of the Holy Spirit in your heart and mind.

We should not be attempting to bind people in our personal ideologies or interpretation of what we think is good or evil. We should be walking in faith and forgiveness according to the perfect law of liberty. We should be seeking the kingdom of God and His righteousness according to the plan of Jesus.



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Footnotes

  1. Encyclopedia Britannica. also "There is no evidence that the word was the name of an a angel or a God, as in Milton (Par. Lost i. 678, cf. Spencer F.Q. II. vii “8)"
  2. Luke 16:13 No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
  3. 1049 ~γαζοφυλάκιον~ gazophulakion \@gad-zof-oo-lak’-ee-on\@ from 1047 and 5438; ; n n AV-treasury 5; 5
    1) a repository of treasure, especially of public treasure, a treasury
    It is used to describe the apartments constructed in the courts of the temple, in which the not only the sacred offerings and things needful for the service were kept, but in which the priests, etc, dwelt: #Ne 13:7; of the sacred treasury in which not only treasure but also public records were stored, and the property of widows and orphans was deposited. Josephus speaks of treasuries in the women’s court of Herod’s temple. In the N.T. near the treasury seems to used of that receptacle mentioned by the rabbis to which were fitted thirteen chests or boxes, i.e. trumpets, so called from their shape, and into which were put the contributions made voluntarily or paid yearly by the Jews for the service of the temple and the support of the poor.
  4. 2878 ~κορβᾶν~ korban \@kor-ban’\@ and ~κορβανάς~ korbanas \@kor-ban-as’\@ of Hebrew and Aramaic origin respectively 07133 ^ןברק^; TDNT-3:860,459; {See TDNT 406} n m AV-treasury 1, corban 1; 2
    1) a gift offered (or to be offered) to God
    2) the sacred treasury
    • Matthew 27:6 And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury <2878>, because it is the price of blood.
    • Mark 7:11 But ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban <2878>, that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me; he shall be free.
  5. On the eve of the passage of the Federal Reserve Act, December 22, 1913 Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh Sr..
  6. Matthew 6:24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
  7. Luke 16:9 And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations. Luke 16:11 If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
    Luke 16:13 No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
  8. Matthew 6:20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
  9. Isaiah 51:8 For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
  10. 1 Samuel 8:18 And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye shall have chosen you; and the LORD will not hear you in that day.
    Isaiah 1:15 And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
  11. 2307 ~θέλημα~ thelema \@thel’-ay-mah\@ from the prolonged form of 2309; TDNT-3:52,318; {See TDNT 303} n n AV-will 62, desire 1, pleasure 1; 64
    1) what one wishes or has determined shall be done
    1a) of the purpose of God to bless mankind through Christ
    1b) of what God wishes to be done by us
    1b1) commands, precepts
    2) will, choice, inclination, desire, pleasure
  12. Acts 2:46 And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,
  13. 'Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.' 1 Corinthians 6:9-11
  14. 2 Peter 2:20 For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.
  15. No Christian converts can say or claim separation except in isolated unique cases.
  16. 0530‘emuwnah, 0529 ‘emuwn, 0539 ‘aman, 0540, 0541, 0542, 0543, 0544 all have to do with being faithful.
  17. 0539 ^ןמא^ ‘aman \@aw-man’\@ a primitive root AlefMemNun; v; AV-believe 44, assurance 1, faithful 20, sure 11, established 7, trust 5, verified 3, stedfast 2, continuance 2, father 2, bring up 4, nurse 2, be nursed 1, surely be 1, stand fast 1, fail 1, trusty 1; 108. The letters Alef Mem Nun also appear as 0540 0541 0542 0543 0544
    1) to support, confirm, be faithful
    1a) (Qal)
    1a1) to support, confirm, be faithful, uphold, nourish
    1a1a) foster-father (subst.)
    1a1b) foster-mother, nurse
    1a1c) pillars, supporters of the door
    1b) (Niphal)
    1b1) to be established, be faithful, be carried, make firm
    1b1a) to be carried by a nurse
    1b1b) made firm, sure, lasting
    1b1c) confirmed, established, sure
    1b1d) verified, confirmed
    1b1e) reliable, faithful, trusty
    1c) (Hiphil)
    1c1) to stand firm, to trust, to be certain, to believe in
    1c1a) stand firm
    1c1b) trust, believe
    • א Alef Father-Son- begin- The Paradox: God and Man - (ox bull)[strength, leader, first] 1
    • מ ם Mem Fountain of water a fountain of the Divine Wisdom [massive, overpower chaos] 40
    • נ ן Nun Heir to the Throne, Aramaic fish in the Mem (fish in flowing waters) or in the Hebrew the Nun may mean the kingdom. [fish moving... Activity life] 50
  18. Habakkuk 2:4 Behold, his soul [which] is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
  19. 0530 ^הנומא^ ‘emuwnah \@em-oo-naw’\@ or (shortened) ^הנמא^ ‘emunah \@em-oo-naw’\@ from 0529; n f; {See TWOT on 116 @@ "116e"} AV-faithfulness 18, truth 13, faithfully 5, office 5, faithful 3, faith 1, stability 1, steady 1, truly 1, verily 1; 49
    1) firmness, fidelity, steadfastness, steadiness