Tuesday, March 4, 2014


Recently thieves broke into the home of two Christian ladies and stole everything they could find.  These ladies are teachers of the Bible, they are examples of a separated couple who put the Lord ahead of all and still the thieves came to steal from them. These ladies were careful to secure their home with locks and secure windows, yet they broke in and removed things of value and important papers. Let's look at what the Bible says in a few verses about thieves.
Exo 22:2  If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him.
Exo 22:3  If the sun be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him; for he should make full restitution; if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.
Exo 22:4  If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall restore double.
A thief killed in the act of stealing , has met with justice. A thief caught in daylight  shall make full restitution, even restoring double if an animal is caught in his possession. Often a thief is not looked for or caught in our city and if found they rarely spend time in prison.
Judas was a thief

John 12:3  Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.
Jonh 12:4  Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, which should betray him,
John 12:5  Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?
John 12:6  This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
Jonh 12:7  Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burying hath she kept this.
There are spiritual thieves, false teachers, preachers and prophets who lead the flock astray and make merchandise of them.
John 10:1  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
Jonh 10:10  The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.
Satan is a thief of souls
Luk 12:33  Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.
Luk 12:34  For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Spiritually we are to place our greatest treasure in heaven, doing spiritual good works. The day of he Lord is a time of tribulation and the wrath of God. We are not under his wrath and hopefully we will not experience this time; but we will know the season.

1Th 5:2  For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.
1Th 5:3  For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.
1Th 5:4  But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.
1Th 5:5  Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

We shall know the season of these events. It is to be expected that the Church will be raptured first. Next comes the evil days of the one world order, the one world monetary system. We can see this coming, and then the arrival of the  beast and the false prophet promising peace, but coming against God's people. The day of the Lord is judgement sent from God on the evil doers in this world. It is at the end of this age before Jesus returns to earth. Do not let the spiritual thief steal you away from faith in Jesus, he is coming soon. The wrath of God will not fall on God's people.


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