THE CHURCH OF GOD OF THE FIRSTBORN
JESUS SAVES       JESUS HEALS


                                

                            
    IS CHRIST FORMED IN YOU?

                                    
 THE TRUE MESSENGER  

Gal.4-19. My little children of whom I travail in Birth again until Christ
be formed in you.
Rom.6-6-8. For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually
minded is life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against
God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

So then they that in the flesh cannot please God. We learn by these
verses that as long as we are in the flesh we cannot please God, what
does it mean to have Christ formed in us?

When we were born into this world we were all born in sin, because of
the disobedience of Adam and Eve, sin entered into the world,
separating us from God, thus we were all born in sin, or with a carnal
mind, which is enmity with God, and such a mind can in no way please
God, but his great love came when he sent his Son Jesus into this World.

John 3-16. 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.

Understand when we were born into this world, we were born in sin, or
with the spirit of a carnal mind or with a spirit that is contrary unto the
ways of God, this spirit being in us leads us in a way that is contrary to
the ways of God, but is the ways of death.

Eph.6-12. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood but against
principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this
world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

Now since we were born carnally minded which is death, but to be
spiritually minded which is life and peace, we must be Born again.

John 3-3. Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto
thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Now to be born again means the spirit of Satan is driven out of the
heart, when the spirit of Christ enters in, giving us a new mind and a
new heart, then we become a new creature, with a mind to believe, and
to obey God’s word.

To believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and to shake hands with
the preacher, and have us voted into his church does not move the spirit
of Satan out of the heart, to be baptized in the water, and join a church
does not bring about the new birth to sit in the church building and
listen to the preacher does not move the evil spirits out of the heart;
some say it is all faith, But
James 2-26. Says-so faith without works is
dead also.

The Holy Ghost through Paul in 2nd. COR.8-11. So there may be a
performance also out of that which ye have.
And Jesus said unto Nicodemus that good church member, John 3-5.
Except a man be born of water and of the spirit, he cannot enter into
the kingdom of God.

Now we see there is something more than just believing to become a
new creature in Christ Jesus.

We find recorded in
1 John 1-9. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and
just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Praying until we have the witness in our soul as in Romans 8-16. The
Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of
God.

Thus we obtain the new birth, when we have the witness in our heart,
then Jesus says again in
Luke 13-3. I tell you, Nay: but, except ye
repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

2nd.Cor.5-17. Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature:
old things are passed away; behold all things become new.

We must quit all our old habits, and all things we did which were wrong,
because we are now a new creature, since the Spirit of Christ has come
into our hearts, moving the evil spirits out, which before had formed
themselves in us, making us serve them, so we could not please God, we
see now how impossible it was for us to serve God with the old heart
and mind which are carnal, made under sin, but with the new birth
comes a new heart and new mind made after Christ.

This is our first step in the Lord, and just as the old man had formed in
us, so we must allow Christ the hope of glory, the Word of God to be
formed in us that we be perfect, pleasing God which is life everlasting,
this displeases Satan very much that he has lost a servant, and so he
puts up a hard fight, trying to pull us back into his clutches again
before Christ the Word of God is formed in us, the Word of God in us
gives us power over the enemy of our souls, thus does the preacher cry
to God to keep them from the enemy until the Word of God is formed
in them and this is not done over night, it takes time, we must hear the
Word of God and become a doer of it, by so doing Christ has his way,
and Satan is forced to flee from us, we must be taught the ways of God
before we can receive them, and we must be a teachable people before
we can receive them, to reject the Word of God means we want to keep
the ways of Satan, but to receive the Word of God and do it gives life
and peace, and Christ is forming in us, which is done by hearing and
keeping the Word of Truth.
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Our Mission on Earth


To promote the gospel of Jesus Christ and fulfill the will of God.  It is God's
will that all men be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth.  We must
preach the truth teaching everyone how to live a clean and holy life!  It is
God's will that no one should perish but that all men come to repentance.  
Mankind needs a great salvation.  Lets pray for our enemies and do good to
all men, especially unto those who are of the household of faith.  Let us fulfill
the wonderful works of Christ and God's will.  John 15:16
"Ye have not
chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you that ye should go
and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain:  that
whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you."
 
Let God find us so working.


"For this is the love of God that we keep his
commandments..."-1st John 5:3

If a person loves Jesus, they will keep what Jesus tells them to do.  Jesus
said that his sheep hear his voice and that they will follow his voice.  Let
us live a life with a forgiving heart, dedicated to God's love, with our
beliefs in action.  James challenged us all in James 2:18
"Yea, a man
may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without
thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works."
 Shall we not
answer that challenge and become what God wants us to be "His
peculiar people, his holy ones"?  I say that the Word of God encourages
us to be so.  Praise God and bless his holy name!


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Why we use the Authorized King James Version Bible

Extensive research supports that the KJV Bible is the
purest form of "The Word of God" when compared to
the original Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic and Latin
manuscripts. 2nd Peter 1:20
Knowing this first, that
no prophecy of the scripture is of any private
interpretation.
2nd Peter 1:21 For the prophecy came
not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God
spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.
Revelation 22:18 For I testify unto every man that
heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any
man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto
him the plagues that are written in this book:
Revelation 22:19 And if any man shall take away from
the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take
away his part out of the book of life, and out of the
holy city, and from the things which are written in this
book.
Therefore, we believe that NO man has the
authority to re-write what God delivered in old time.
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But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of
angels, To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the
spirits of just men made perfect.  Hebrews 12:22-23 KJV