Who Is Jesus Christ?by Absalon C. Rabadon Jr. on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 6:00am
Posted : December 18, 2011 

         By : Absalon C. Rabadon Jr., Internet Evangelist

I.Jesus Christ is coming

‎"Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and for ever.(Hebrews 13:8 KJV);
But we see Jesus who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honor that he by grace of God should taste death for every man. (Hebrews 2:9 KJV)
Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death that is the devil, and deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage. For verily he took not on him the nature of angels but he took on him the seed of Abraham. (Hebrews 2:9-16 KJV)

 II. The book of the generation of Jesus Christ

The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham....; So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon are fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ are fourteen generations." ( Matthew 1:1-17 KJV) "

III.The conception of a virgin

‎"And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth to a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary. And the angel came in into her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favored , the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women. And when she saw him she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be. And the angel said unto her, Fear not Mary; for thou hast found favor with God. And behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Jesus. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: And the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David: And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end." (Luke1:26-33 KJV)

IV. God With Us

"Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her privily. But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for thou which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. And he shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife and knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name Jesus." ( Matthew 1:18-26 KJV)

V.The Birth Of Jesus

"And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria. And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, (because he was of the house and lineage of David,) to be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them; and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men." (Luke 2:1-12 KJV) 

VI.The Visit of the Wise  Men

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribe of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born. And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judea: for thus it is written by the prophet, And thou Betlehem, in the land of Judah, art not the least among the princes of Judah: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel. Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeard. And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also. When they had heard the king, they departed; and lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. And when they were come into the house, they saw the young  child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way. (Matthew 2:1-12 KJV)

VII. The Slaying of the Infants

And when they were departed , behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother , and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him. When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt: and was there  until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out  of Egypt have I called my son. Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men. Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet , saying, In Ramah was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not. (Matthew 2:13-18 KJV)

VIII. Jesus The Nazarene

But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel o the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young cjild's life. And he arose, and took the young child and his mother, and came into the land of Israel. But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judea in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go tither: notwithstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee: and he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene. (Matthew 2:19-23 KJV)
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IX.And when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth. And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon him.
( Luke 2:39-40 KJV)

X. The Boy Jesus in the Temple

Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year of the feast of the passover. And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast. And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his mother knew not of it. But they, supposing to have been in the company, went a day's journey; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance. And when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking him. And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions. And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers. And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? Behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business? And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them. And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart. And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man. (Luke 2:41-52 KJV)

XI.The Preaching of John the Baptist

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, and saying, REPENT YE: FOR THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS AT HAND. For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.( Matthew 3:1-3 KJV)

John the Baptist to bear witness of Jesus Christ

In the beginning was the WORD, and the WORD was with GOD, and the WORD was GOD. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by HIM; and without HIM was not anything made that was made. In HIM was life; and the life was the LIGHT of men. And the LIGHT shineth in darkness, and the darkness comprehended it not. There was a man sent from God whose name was John. The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the LIGHT, that all men through HIM might believe. He was not that LIGHT, but was sent to bear witness of the LIGHT. That was the true LIGHT, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. HE was in the world, and the world was made by HIM, and the world knew HIM not. HE came unto HIS own , and HIS own received HIM not. But as many as received HIM, to them gave HE power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe in HIS name: which were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. (John 1:1-13 KJV)

XIII. The Word Was Made Flesh

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake. He that cometh after me is preferred before me; for he was before me. And of his fullness have all we received, and grace for grace. For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. No man hath seen God at any time: the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. (John 1:14-18 KJV)

XIV. Jesus The Lamb of God

The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world!This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is preferred before me; for he was before me. And I knew him not; but he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water. (John 1:29-30 KJV)

XV. The Baptism of Jesus

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. But John forbade him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?  And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfill all righteousness. Then he suffered him. (Matthew 3:13-15 KJV)

And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove , and it abode upon him. And knew him not: but he who sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptized with the Holy Ghost. And I saw and bare record that this is the Son of God.(John 1:29-34 KJV)

Now when all the people were baptized , it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased. And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age...

(Luke 3:21-23a KJV)

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Posted : December 10, 2011
       By : Absalon C. Rabadon Jr., Internet Evangelist

These six things the Lord doth hate; yea, seven are in abomination unto him:

                           a proud look,
                           a lying tongue,
                           and hands that shed innocent blood,
                           a heart that deviseth wicked imaginations,
                           feet that be swift in running to mischief,
                           a false witness that speaketh lies,
                           and he that soweth discord among brethren

                                  (Proverbs 6:16-19 KJV).
Posted : November 26, 2011
       By : Absalon C. Rabadon Jr., Internet Evangelist

Life is precious nobody can deny. It is the only wealth nobody can neither create nor buy. So, you want to fight and run for your life. It is so dear that you want to hold it even to the last of your breath but in vain! Life is not within our own power or authority to posses but God alone. Hence, life in this world can no man control even the life he calls his own. No wonder, life is full of calamities! But to whom calamity come suddenly? This is what the Bible says:

"A naughty person, a wicked man, 
 walketh with a froward mouth.
 He winked with his eyes,
 he speaketh with his feet,
 he teacheth with his fingers;
 frowardness is in his heart,
 he deviseth mischief continually:
 he soweth discord.
 Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly;
 suddenly shall he be broken without remedy.

           ( Proverbs 6:12-15 KJV)

Posted : November 18, 2011
       By : Absalon C. Rabadon Jr., Internet Evangelist

Poverty is a curse man has to free himself from it! Man has nobody to blame except himself if poverty in him persists. He cannot blame his mother, his father, his brother, his sister or any of his relatives because of his poverty. And he cannot even blame God who created him because he had been provided with all the physical and spiritual locomotion and necessities in life for survival. And in view of the richness of this physical and spiritual well-being of man, he remained poor as he had been because he did not move according to what God destined him to be. He remained poor In view of the vastness of his physical well being and with this world's natural resources at his disposal. Simply, man's laziness causes his poverty! So what the Bible says about a lazy man? The Book of Proverbs has this to say:

"Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander, no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.
How long will you lie there, you sluggard?
When will you get up from your sleep?
A little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the hands to rest-
and poverty will come on you like a bandit
and scarcity like an armed man (or a beggar)"
              (Proverbs 6:6-11 NIV)

Posted : November 05, 2011
       By : Pastor Absalon C. Rabadon Jr., Internet Evangelist

Man thinks of himself very highly above somebody else. He talks and acts the way he portrays himself to be. In so doing, he is sometimes misunderstood by those who also think higher than him. So knowledge, wisdom and discretion come into the picture among them and cause further  misunderstanding. Whether man speaks and acts by the rules, yet, his thoughts are prone to the contrary if he leans alone by  his own wisdom and discretion. There is a being  who has wisdom and discretion that gives full understanding and that being is God, the Lord. How important is God's wisdom and discretion to man? This is what the Holy Bible says :

                       " The Lord by wisdom hath founded the earth;
                          by understanding hath he established the heavens.
                          By his knowledge the depths are broken up,
                          and the clouds drop down the dew.

                         My son, let not them depart from thine eyes:
                         keep sound wisdom and discretion:
                         so shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.
                         Then shall thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble.
                         When thou lie down, thou shalt not be afraid:
                         yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
                         Be not afraid of sudden fear, 
                         neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
                         For the Lord shall be thy confidence, 
                         and shall keep thy foot from being taken."
                                       (Proverbs 3:19-26 KJV)

Posted : October 22, 2011
       By : Absalon C. Rabadon Jr., Internet Evangelist

In the Kingdom of Animals, scientists declared that man is one of them. That in the process of time man evolved from the primates and that the former has higher intelligence than the latter.Hence, according to Wikipedia, they are called "Humans (known taxonomically as Homo sapiens,[3][4] Latin for "wise man" or "knowing man")[5] . Moreover "The evolutionary history of primates can be traced back 65 million years. Primates are one of the oldest of all surviving placental mammal groups. The oldest known primate-like mammal species (those of the genus Plesiadapis) come from North America, but inhabited Eurasia and Africa on a wide scale during the tropical conditions of the Paleocene and Eocene. Molecular evidence suggests that the last common ancestor between humans and the remaining great apes diverged 4–8 million years ago.The orangutans were the first group to split from the line leading to the humans, then gorillas followed by chimpanzees (genus Pan). The functional portion of human DNA is approximately 98.4% identical to that of chimpanzees when comparing single nucleotide polymorphisms (see human evolutionary genetics). Some studies put that as low as 94%. Therefore, the closest living relatives of humans are gorillas and chimpanzees, as they share a relatively recent common ancestor.[24] "

In the Kingdom of God, however, man and animals were all created by God separately in the sixth day of Creation. All of them were created  and formed out of the ground. Thus, the Holy Bible says, "And the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living being" (Genesis 2:7 NIV). The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. And the Lord God commanded the man, you are free to eat from any tree in the garden, but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will surely die. The Lord God said, it is not good for the man to be alone, I will make a helper suitable for him. Now, the Lord God had formed out of the ground all of the beasts of the field and all the birds of the air. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name. So, the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds of the air, and all the beasts of the field.But for Adam no suitable helper was found.So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep, and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man's ribs and closed up the place with flesh. Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The man said, this is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called woman, for she was taken out of man. For this reason, a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh. The man and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame" (Genesis 2:15-25 NIV).

To the scientist believers, the above first paragraph is true and the second paragraph is false.
To the God believers, the above first paragraph is false and the the second paragraph is true.
The question is, "For Whose Kingdom You Belong?"


Posted: October 10, 2011
             Absalon C. Rabadon Jr., Internet Evangelist

Money has people but people has no money. This may sound corny but money do have people! Observe this in your paper currency or bill and look at the printed pictures on it consisting of group of people or heroes' or country leaders' photos printed on it as paid tribute and honor for them. They are dead, yet they have that especial amount of money for them for honor and remembrance due to humanitarian and heroic deeds for the good of the country. Although they do not own that money or wealth, but their pictures are embedded and printed on it as a living memorial.

But people has no wealth or money to spend everyday. That is why some are filled of feast and laughter because of wealth and money in their possession while others cry in loneliness for having none at all. They want wealth and to have them always in their home's safe vaults, pockets , ATM or credit cards and  even in bank vaults or depositories,yet go down the drain! So wealth and money come and go from the hands of real people but money are always with people printed on it. Thus, if you focused your eyes on these money prints while having less or last paper money in your hand to spend, you can even think of having it xeroxed copied or computer printed in original form into so many copies and retain them for another spending spree again, but forbid!

Are there possibilities of retaining wealth and money in your storage? Yes you can possibly have them always in store, in order to answer everything you need, but how? This is what wisdom says, "Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine."(Proverbs 3:9-10 NIV)
Good day every one!

Posted : October 4, 2011
       By : Absalon C. Rabadon Jr, Internet Evangelist

Man wants to live longer to enjoy life. Others want to shorten life to escape miseries and leave the world. Whether to live longer or shorter in this world is not man's province to rule. Life and death is not within the power of man but God, the Creator. The Almighty Living God has that only sole power to decide for man either to live or die. Thus, what are the secrets of good health and long life? 
The Bible has these answers:

"My son, do not forget my teaching but keep my commands in your heart
for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity
Let love and faithfulness never leave you, bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of you heart
Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man
Trust the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding
In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight
Do not be wise in your own eyes, fear the Lord and shun evil
This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones"
                               (Proverbs 3:1-8 NIV)
Posted : September 24, 2011
       By : Absalon C. Rabadon Jr., Internet Evangelist

If You Are Ruled By God's Wisdom, How Will It Affect Your Life?

"For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.
Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse,
         Who leave the straight paths to walk in dark ways,
         Who delight in doing wrong and rejoice in the perverseness of evil,
         Whose path are crooked and are devious in their ways.
It will save you also from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words,
        Who has left the partner of her youth and ignored the covenant she made before God.
        for her house  leads down to death and her paths to the spirit of the dead.
        none who go to her return or attain the paths of life.
Thus you will walk in the ways of good men and keeps the path of the righteous,
For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless will remain in it;
But the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the unfaithful will be torn from it."
                                                (Proverbs 2:10-22 NIV)


Posted : September 17, 2011
       By : Absalon C. Rabadon Jr., Internet Evangelist

"For the Lord gives wisdom,and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
He holds victory in store for the upright , he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless.
For he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.
The you will understand what is right and just and fair----every good path."
                                       ( Proverbs 2:6-9 NIV)