of Tabernacles 2004
festival of Tabernacles will be celebrated this year from Oct. 1 – 8*,
the first and last days of the festival are high days in which no
regular work is to be done(Lev.23:35,36), the first high day will start
at the end of Thursday Sept. 30. The
Assemblies of Yahweh Ministries will be helping to sponsor three feast
sites in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
All are encouraged to attend the site closest to them.
The three sites to be sponsored are:
1. with Y. Sunith
Premanand in Hyderabad at the Medipally prayer hall, 040-24072976;
2. in Vishakhapatnam
with G. Raja Prasad and brethren at the Zion School in Pithapuram
Colony, 0891-2575569, 09246614656; 3.
in Malikipuram with bro. Mattithyah and Issac E. Kusuma at the
A.O.T.L.E. prayer hall, 08862-227613, 8812-248030.
Each of these three places will be keeping all eight days of the
festival and will provide meals for those coming from out of town.
Pastors from any assembly will be given one-side travel charges
if they attend the feast site closest to them and stay for a minimum of
The annual festivals
should not to be treated as a weekly Sabbath that one might keep in his
local area. But, Yahweh
ordained that the annual festivals should be times when people would
congregate together in large groups and many times have to travel far
distances, Dt.12:11-14; 14:22-25.
Yahweh ordained that those that attended the festivals should
come with a donation to give, as they were able, Dt. 16:16,17.
Those attending the festival should realize that there is great
expense being made by the hosting company and they should feel it their
obligation to do their part to help out financially, Ex.23:14-16.
Those coming from out of
town should arrive at the appointed feast site before sunset on Thursday
Sept. 30 and no buying and selling is to be done the first high day of
Fri. Oct. 1 or the eighth day of Oct. 8.
Being that the last day of the feast falls on a Friday everyone
attending should also stay for Sabbath day on Oct. 9 and make plans to
leave sometime after the sun sets on Saturday night.
On Thursday Oct. 7 all buying of food, petrol, etc… should be
done for the two next days. No
one should be paying for public transportation on either the annual or
weekly Sabbath days.
*The visible crescent
moon for Trumpets will be seen in India on Sept.16 making Sept.17 the
first day of the 7th month.
The visible crescent will be seen in America on Sept. 15.
It is borderline as to whether it will be seen in Ysrael.
Sacred Name Bible Project in Eluru
The books of Genesis
through Acts have been completed in the Bible project going forward in
Eluru, W.G. Dt. A.P.
New Hebrew learning
School in Guntur, A.P.
Two new Hebrew Basic
learning Schools have been opened in Guntur called, the “Aharon Hebrew
School”. The schools offer
one to three day courses. This
is in addition to the three day Sarah Ephrati Hebrew learning School
being operated from Machilipatnam, Krishna Dt.
Those desiring to attend the Guntur school can contact Yacob
Yacobi at: 9866030001(cell
phone) Those desiring to
attend the Machilipatnam school can contact Shmuel Yacobi at:
Evangelism Report and
New Assembly started in Kurnool Dt., A.P.
Brother Issac Kusuma and
bro. Sekhar recently completed a 10-day literature evangelism tour in
which they traveled by motorbike 1800 kilometers through many districts
of Andhra Pradesh.
They were mainly distributing literature to various Christian
peoples, that taught the fundamental beliefs of the Assemblies of
Yahweh. In Kurnool city, Dt.
of Kurnool, brother Prakash Nanda, has started a new Assembly of Yahweh
that has a growing membership of about 25 persons.
There are many dark Districts of Andhra Pradesh with no
worshippers of Yahweh. Pray
that Yahweh will raise up laborers to the harvest.
her, spare no arrows
50:14 says, “Put yourselves in array against Babylon round about:
all ye that bend the bow, shoot at her, spare no arrows: for she hath
sinned against Yahweh.”
Modern day spiritual Babylon is a great alluring city that
is taking many people captive and leading them to sin against Yahweh.
Her false doctrines have permeated the peoples minds and thus
they are spiritually drunk and do not know the difference between
righteousness and sin. Yahweh
calls upon His people to come out of any organization that is teaching
people to break His commandments. The
Apostle Paul said that before the return of Yahshua Messiah to this
world that the “man of sin would be revealed, the son of perdition”,
2Thes. 2:2-4. It is the
intention of this article to shoot a few arrows at Babylon and to reveal
the “man of sin” that is leading the world to break the law of
main sin of Babylon is forgetfulness of Yahweh, which has led to man
devising his own religions. This
has also opened the door to man being led astray by Satan himself and
his evil angels. The eastern
oriental religions such as Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, Shintoism,
etc… do not acknowledge Yahweh’s law as binding and thus they are in
violation of many of its precepts.
by in large has taught against the use of the Name of Yahweh and thus
they are leading many to transgress the third commandment.
Judaism has also denied the true goal of the sacrificial system
by denying Yahshua as Messiah and thus they have made void the whole
intention of the sacrificial laws, which foreshadowed the sacrifice of
the Messiah, Lev.17:11.
claims to be a follower of the deity of the Bible but yet most teach
that the laws of the Creator have been done away with.
The definition of a false prophet would be, one who teaches
against the law of Yahweh, Isa. 8:19,20.
The original believers in the Messiah did not teach against the
law of Yahweh as they were simply Jews that had accepted Yahshua as the
promised Messiah. Later
others called the believers in Messiah, “Christians”, and thus the
name became common, Acts11:26; 26:28;
1Pet.4:16. It was not
until around 300 A.D. that it became universal for a Christian to reject
the laws of Yahweh. So the
rejection of the laws of Yahweh by the Christian church has been a
gradual amalgamation of the true faith that Yahshua Messiah taught,
Christianity has grown to being the largest religion in the world.
In the year 533AD there was a Roman emperor reigning named
Justinian, and he gave a decree making the Pope the head of all
religious churches, and the punisher of all “heretics”.
From that time till now, the Catholic church has grown greatly in
numbers and in political power; today
they are the largest religious organization in the world, with over a
billion baptized members.
Catholic church however, did not follow the laws and doctrines of the
Bible and it accepted many pagan practices in order to gain adherents.
The main false doctrine taught, was that the Pope had the right
to change the laws of Yahweh. In
order to gain adherents into the church the Pope allowed the making and
worshipping of idols, thus transgressing the second commandment.
The Pagan worshippers of the Roman empire worshipped the Sun on
the first day of the week. In
order to accommodate the sun worshippers, the Pope promoted the first
day of the week to being the day that the weekly Sabbath should be
celebrated on, thus transgressing the fourth commandment.
Many other unbiblical doctrines were established by the Catholic
church such as the Eucharist, purgatory, worship of saints, confessing
sin to a man(priest), sale of indulgences, Mariology, deification of the
Pope, the inquisition, etc… Many
began protesting against the false doctrines of the Catholic church and
thus they became known as Protestants.
The Pope excommunicated the Protestants and thus we have the many
other denominations of the Christian church today.
But one point of Catholicism that most all Protestants held onto
was, Sunday Sacredness.
2Thes. 2:3-4 says, “3Let
no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except
there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the
son of perdition; 4Who opposeth and exalteth himself above
all that is called Elohim, or that is worshipped; so that he as Elohim
sitteth in the temple of Elohim , shewing himself that he is Elohim.”
By claiming the right to change Yahweh’s laws the Pope opposeth
and exalteth himself above Elohim. The
Catholic church even teaches that the Pope himself is
deity, - “The Pope is of so great dignity and so exalted that
he is not a mere man, but as it were God, and the Vicar of God.”
Ferraris’ Eccl. Dict. (Catholic) Article, Pope.
Thus we can see from the forgoing that the Pope is teaching all
peoples to sin against Yahweh, he sits in a temple shewing himself to be
Elohim and thus he holds the position of the “man of sin”.
The majority of the Protestant churches that still follow the
Catholic doctrine of Sunday sacredness are in the position of false
prophets. They claim to be
true prophets of the Biblical Deity but yet they teach against the
keeping of His Laws.
heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people,
that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her
plagues. 5For her sins have reached unto heaven, and Eloah
hath remembered her iniquities.” Rev.18:4
and the “Charismatic Revival”
The modern day
“tongues movement”, or sometimes known as the “Charismatic or
Pentecostal” revival movement, is credited with getting its start in
1906 in a small church in Los Angeles, California, USA.
From that time it has grown to a large movement entering into
nearly every Christian denomination.
In the late 1960’s it also entered into the Catholic Church.
What has been the result the movement on the Catholics who have
received the gift of tongues? Has
the “spirit” led them to come out of any of the errors taught by
are placing more emphasis on their church identity and heritage than
ever before. Wherever I go ... CATHOLIC CHARISMATICS ARE REDISCOVERING
THE MEANING OF TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC BELIEFS AND PRACTICES, including the
sacraments, the Rosary, the Virgin Mary and the saints. ... For years
I've been telling Pentecostals that the Catholic Church was
de-emphasizing devotion to Mary. Now I hear it's all coming back, with
the charismatics leading the way" (Nick Cavnar, "Why Are
Catholic Charismatics Getting So Catholic?" Charisma, April 1985;
Cavnar is executive editor of the Catholic publication New Covenant).
"There is, however, another option and this is the way
that has been followed by the millions of happy Catholics who are active
in charismatic renewal. They have experienced a new outpouring of the
Holy Spirit in answer to expectant prayer, and they are content to refer
to this as 'being baptized in the Holy Spirit.' ... Also, very
strikingly, they HAVE FOUND THEMSELVES DRAWN MORE DEEPLY INTO THEIR
CATHOLIC FAITH AND PRACTICE. The Mass and the sacraments have become
more meaningful and fruitful. Quite simply, THEY HAVE BECOME MORE
CATHOLIC (Derek Lance, "The Dilemma of Being a Catholic
Chariscenter USA Newsletter, March-April 1990; Lance is a
Catholic priest of Northampton, England).
"Since I have had this [charismatic] experience, MY
ALLEGIANCE TO THE HOLY FATHER AS THE VICAR OF CHRIST IN THE WORLD HAS BEEN
HEIGHTENED AND STRENGTHENED. My appreciation for Mary as the co-redemptress
and mediatoress of my salvation has been assured. My appreciation of the
Mass as the sacrifice of Christ has now been heightened" (Cardinal
Joseph Suenens, "Charismatic Ecumenism: The Road to Rome," by
"What we were experiencing was very Catholic. In
addition to all the new elements, we were awakened to the richness of the
Mass, the sacraments and A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF THE PLACE OF MARY AND THE
SAINTS" ("Roman Catholics Find Charismatic Movement Is 'Very
Catholic,'" Charisma, June 1982).
The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of truth, and He will never
lead into error, Jn.16:13. Whatever
spirit is leading the above people is not Yahweh’s true Spirit of
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