Is it safe to worship in an SDA Church or another of the fallen ones?

A precious member has sent the WLC Team the following question: "I have an SDA church close by my home and I feel a little bit isolated and was wondering if it was a safe place to go to worship Yahuwah and spend time with other people who share many of our beliefs, except that they do worship Him on the pagan Saturday?"

In response we would like to share the following. In His Word we find that there are only two kinds of churches today open for His people. The first church is called the Synagogue of Satan. Those who carry out their worship in the synagogue of Satan will be compelled after the close of probation 'to come and worship before the feet' (Revelation 3:9) of the saints, for they will have found out that the ones [the saints] whom they were despising and persecuting were in fact the ones who are dearly loved by their heavenly Father. In other words, worshiping Him via the synagogue of Satan will lead to perdition and eternal damnation. The natural question that comes to mind is this: Where do we find the synagogue of Satan so that His people can avoid getting trapped in it? The synagogue of Satan is any church where His truth is mixed with error. For this is Satan's scheme for deceiving His people. The second corollary question would this: Which churches today have the truth mixed with error? Answer: ALL DENOMINATIONAL & NON DENOMINATIONAL CHURCHES HAVE TRUTH MIXED WITH ERROR, AND HAVE SADLY BECOME PART OF THE SYNAGOGUE OF SATAN. (The SDA Church today stands in the forefront when it comes to mixing truth with error, having imbibed many Babylonian errors which they once discarded in their early history. For proof please check articles in section For SDAs Only ).

This may come as a devastating shock to some of you to hear that your beloved church is nothing but a full fledged member of the synagogue of Satan, and that it is preparing you for everlasting damnation. But this is the truth which our heavenly loving Father is highlighting so boldly that there is no excuse for any of us to remain ignorant about it. (Click here to know how the state of churches today has been foretold in the prophecy of Isaiah 4:1). So, is it safe then to worship Him where truth is being mixed with error? Certainly not. If we insist to worship Him where He is not to be found, for it is Satan's domain, what do we stand to gain from such worship? Absolutely nothing! In fact, we stand to lose everything thing that counts. We are within a shouting distance from the end of all things, and it is not the time to imperil our souls by worshipping where Satan is in full control, and where we will be devoid of the protection and company of His holy angels.

The second option which is open before His people today is called in His word "the ekklesia of the first born, which are written in heaven…of just men made perfect…and to an innumerable company of angels" (Hebrews 12: 18-24). This is the only "church," [more accurately called the Ekklesia] where having a membership will truly count, as it will fit us for heaven. It is the ekklesia of angels, and the first born (meaning the ones dedicated wholly for the service of their Holy Father). It is membership in this ekklesia that we should diligently aspire to have our names recorded. And this is not only possible, but is indeed the divine plan for us. Our loving heavenly Father desires that we become members of His heavenly ekklesia while we are still living on earth; for He has designed that through such membership that we will ripen for the harvest.

The reason why we use Ekklesia and not church when referring to Yahuwah's faithful in WLC content is because the word "church" does not accurately convey the meaning of the original Greek, "Ekklesia." Throughout the New Testament, Ekklesia refers to the Called Out Ones. The word "church," which emphasizes a group, is therefore an erroneous translation and should never have been used. Christians are literally the Called Out Ones. The true followers of Yahushua are indeed the Called Out Ones from the organized denominations and religions of fallen Babylon. When the call to flee Babylon has been heard, none are to again return to Babylonian churches and forms of religion.

The Apostle Paul faced a similar challenge to that which His people are experiencing today. In his days, Paul worked relentlessly to direct the attention of the newly converted from Judaism away from their Jewish congregation and temple and towards the heavenly ekklesia. The Jews who grew up accustomed to being a part of a denomination and a structured temple service, could not comprehend the new realities of being now a follower of Yahushua. They still wanted a structured service, and sense of still belonging to a clearly defined denomination. They wanted to follow Yahushua but not leave behind their old denomination and temple. But Paul pled with them to direct their focus heavenward. He wanted them to aspire instead to belong to the heavenly ekklesia, the ekklesia which is led by none other than "Yahuwah the Judge of all…and…Yahushua the mediator of the new covenant…and innumerable company of angels" (Hebrews 12:22-4). He appealed to them in the same epistle to "go forth therefore unto him without (outside) the camp (their old denomination), bearing His reproach. For here have we no continuing city ("church"), but we seek one to come." (Hebrews 13:13,14). These same words are to echo anew in our hearts: we have no continuing "church" today, therefore we are to go out and seek diligently to join in faith the only ekklesia where the angels attend as members. It is the ekklesia which is headquartered in "the city of the living Eloah, the heavenly Jerusalem" (Hebrews 12:22).

Having outlined the only two options for His people today, it is time to address the following practical question: how do we join in faith the heavenly headquartered ekklesia of the first born? The answer comes in 2 simple words: home ekklesia. The home ekklesia is the means by which we in faith can join the heavenly ekklesia while still living on earth. As we separate from the fallen churches, we are invited by His spirit and promise to form immediately a home ekklesia. "For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them" (Matthew 18:20). What more do we need for a promise than assured presence of our Master and Saviour in our midst, when we assemble to meet in the privacy of our premises away? In the synagogue of Satan we are assured of the presence of  Satan and/or his evil angels. What a comparison between the two options!

As for us at WLC, each member of our team has willing and gladly chosen the presence of our Master to the presence of Satan and his evil angels. What about you? Will you heed the wise words of Joshua when he admonished the Israelites anciently with these prescient words: "And if it seem evil unto you to serve Yahuwah, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the elohim which your fathers served that [were] on the other side of the flood, or the eloah of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve Yahuwah" (Joshua 24:15). Will you sever links with all the "churches" that are indeed members in the synagogue of Satan, and take the step of separation, and make of your home or any place of preference your designated home ekklesia to begin enjoying the promised presence of our Master?

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