Beware of Enemies from within Our Own Ranks !

 

 

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everal  years before he died Bro. Victor T. Houteff had ever left behind for us a very important message of warning in the following words :

   

Everything that can be done against God’s message of today will be done with even a greater vengeance than was manifest against Heaven’s message in the days of Christ’s first advent, for the Devil knows that if he loses now, he loses forever --- that he is to have no other chance. Unparalleled, therefore, is the urgency that every eleventh-hour church member now quickly and solidly brace himself against the Enemy’s effort to deliver a knockout blow. We must be alert, too, to realize that the blow is to come from surprisingly unsuspected foes --- from professed friends of the gospel, who are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day. It is, moreover,  but to be expected that the Adversary will employ every agency possible to prevent the Lord from disclosing to view His now obscure 144.000 first fruit servants, who are to go gather in the second fruits  (Revelation 7 : 9). The Enemy will try everything conceivable to confuse, becloud, and cover up the Truth, especially on the subject of the 144.000.” -- The White House Recruiter, p. 33.

 

            Then after he died in 1955 his wife had emerged to succeed him as president of the Headquarters of the General Association of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas. She then formulated her time setting of the coming kingdom with the 144.000 elected ones of God to be established soon in 1959. When the time came and her prediction failed to materialize, Mrs. Houteff  in her capacity as the highest official of the association then declared to the public that all the teachings of the Shepherd’s Rod message are not sound. She then liquidated the Headquarters and its Organization and sold all its assets, that officially the General Association of Davidian SDA has been dissolved in 1962.  Thus is fulfilled the word of Bro. Victor Houteff of how the Enemy succeeded to deliver his knockout blow upon our people, and how the people scattered unto several places in America and Canada up to 1991, and even up to now, when most of the land and its premises have been again retrieved in 1991.

 

          The consequences of the death of Bro. Houteff and the dissolution of the Organization by His wife in 1962 have brought more splits of opinion of our people even up to this very day. Although many of the brethren have now been back to join in with  the Headquarters in Waco, Texas, there are also many of them have determined to stay with their own established Organization on their respective location, such as in Salem, South Carolina, or in Mountain dale, New York, or in Elk Texas, or in some other places in the United States of America. This situation was just taken by the Seventh day Adventists leadership as a ground to launch their propaganda that due to the falsehood of Houteff and his Shepherd’s Rod message, the General Association of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, has been dissolved  ever since 1962.

 

When The Mount Carmel Center

in Waco, Texas, USA, Resumes to Function

 

          When the Mount Carmel Center resumes to function on its original location in Waco, Texas, USA, in 1991, nearly no one of us as keepers of the Shepherd’s Rod message, would ever again come to imagine, that the knockout blow caused by Mrs. Houteff and her falsehood  would again befall us after the year 1991 of rehabilitation. We fail to know ever since the outset of the rehabilitation process that indeed the Devil has gained control of the minds of our own professed friends of the gospel, who were very much committed since the beginning in the process of retrieving the mount Carmel location in Waco, Texas. The Davidians generally forget that prior to his death in 1955, the servant of the Lord has ever warned in the following words :

  

Everything that can be done against God’s message of today will be done with even a greater vengeance than was manifest against Heaven’s message in the days of Christ’s first advent, for the Devil knows that if he loses now, he loses forever --- that he is to have no other chance. Unparalleled, therefore, is the urgency that every eleventh-hour church member now quickly and solidly brace himself against the Enemy’s effort to deliver a knockout blow. We must be alert, too, to realize that the blow is to come from surprisingly unsuspected foes --- from professed friends of the gospel, who are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day …….” -- The White House Recruiter, p. 33.

 

Not only Mrs. Houteff and her falsehood had successfully delivered a knockout blow upon the Davidians SDA ever since 1960 up to year 1991, because the blow is to come also from surprisingly unsuspected foes  -- from professed friends of the gospel, whose piety is not similar to  Jesus,  but just similar to the narrow-minded fundamentalist priests and the Pharisees  in the time of Jesus. Therefore, from the fact that had followed  Mrs. Houteff and her falsehood causing a knockout blow upon our people up to 1991, there are yet to come another falsehood that caused a blow upon our people since 1991 up to our time. And since the blow is to come from surprisingly unsuspected foes -- from professed friends of the gospel, we may be sure that these are none other than the present leadership of the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas, USA. They are the only leaders of the Mount Carmel Center, who have succeeded Mrs. Houteff and her leadership following the knockout blow in 1991.   

 

Since from the fact that following Mrs. Houteff, there are yet to come several more professed friends of the gospel dominating the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas,  who are to represent the Enemy to try everything conceivable to confuse, becloud, and cover up the Truth, especially on the subject of the 144.000, which is in THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY, the intelligent Readers of this article might be questioning :  Are there still to be found among the wise virgins in this critical time of the end,  those professed friends of the gospel, who are yet to fall into the fold of Satan and all his lies ?  Are there yet to be found among the wheat, which has been fully separated from the tares in the churches, those professed friends of the gospel, who are to work for Satan to try everything conceivable to confuse, becloud, and cover up the Truth for this time of the end ?  Satisfactory answers to such questions could be given only under the guidance of the Spirit of Truth, whose testimonies are found in the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY.  So only the wise that are honest that could be able to distinguish between the right and the wrong.  And to this end we must dig deeper into the Truth. Let us begin now to deliberate,

 

Many Be Called, But Few (only 144.000) Chosen

(Matthew 20 : 1 – 16)

 

         From the parable of Jesus in regard to a man who is an householder to go out to hire laborers to work in his vineyard, may it be known that the eleventh hour call which symbolized THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY as the last message to the Church of the Laodiceans, it is to be addressed only to those standing idle in the market place. The market place represents the Church, and those standing idle in the market place must represent the lay-men, who are not categorized into the appointed ministry of the Church : as the evangelists, the pastors and the teachers. Therefore, those who have been called by the eleventh hour call must be categorized as the five wise virgins or the wheat. And those who have rejected the call must inevitably be categorized as the five foolish virgins, or the tares. These two classes of people will ever maintain their positions respectively to stay in the Laodicean Church or Seventh-Day Adventist Church, up to the time of the purification of the Church in the future. However, at that time of purification of the Church, when Jesus would be standing on the mount Zion in Palestine, not all of them who have accepted the eleventh-hour call would be elected to stand with Jesus there. John the Revelator said :

 

          “And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father’s name written in their foreheads. ………. These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are v i r g i n s.  These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the first fruits unto God and to the Lamb. And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God. -- Revelation 14 : 1, 4, 5.

 

Still in His status as world Redeemer in a robe of a Lamb, Jesus would descend to the earth to stand on the mount Zion in Palestine. And only the 144.000 elected ones from among those five wise virgins in the Church that would be granted to stand with Him on the mount Zion. In their mouth was found no guile; for they are without fault before the throne of God. This is to signify that there must be found also among the wise virgins those who still have guiles in their mouths, so that they would not be completely without fault before the throne of God.

 

The wise virgins who failed to be chosen;

Were they all having guiles in their mouth?

 

Mrs. Ellen G. White had ever said :

 

          “My dear brethren and sisters, let the commandments of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ be in your minds continually and let them crowd out worldly thoughts and cares. When you lie down and when you rise up, let them be your meditation. Live and act wholly in reference to the coming of the Son of man. The sealing time is very short, and will soon be over. Now is the time, while the four angels are holding the four winds, to make our calling and election sure.”— Early Writings, p. 58. 

The four angels of Revelation 7 : 1 are now holding the four winds,  to control the wicked ones of the earth from hurting and from causing any trouble on us, to make our calling into the five wise virgins and our election into the 144.000 sure. That means, though not all the wise virgins will be elected into the company of the 144.000, those who are honest to always keep the law and the testimony of Jesus Christ in their meditation, will be assured  salvation.       

Therefore, the wise virgins who failed to keep always the commandments of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ in their meditation and practical religion, they would unavoidably fall again into the net of the Enemy. These are the hypocrites in the midst of the now Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists in the world, who are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day …….” -- The White House Recruiter, p. 33. They would fail to be elected into the 144.000, because they have guiles in their mouths. Houteff had ever since warned us against such narrow-minded fundamentalism embraced by the unsuspected friends of the gospel, who are now dominating the Headquarters of Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas, USA.  Because he had also categorized them into the so-called “chaff”, who are to be burned together with the tares in the harvest time of the 144.000 first fruits. In his booklet entitled “The Judgment and The Harvest,” Houteff said :

 

“First the sickle is put to the grain, and next the grain is bound into sheaves, then threshed,  and  after which it is put into the barn; and thereafter the  c h a f f  and  the t a r e s  are destroyed.” – The Judgment and the Harvest, p. 65.

 

To identify those who have been categorized as “c h a f f “, Jesus as The Great Teacher has provided us with a guidance. Mrs. Ellen G. White said :

“Teachers should copy the example of the Great Teacher, who from the familiar scenes of nature drew illustrations that simplified His teachings and impressed them more deeply upon the minds of His hearers.   Patriarchs and Prophets, pp. 596, 599.

 

How To Identify “the Chaff” In Our Midst

 

In the parable Jesus had used “the chaff” as an object to illustrate the identity of people whose spiritual condition is nearly identical with those of the five wise virgins or the wheat.  Since we have been fully aware that the t a r e s or the foolish virgins symbolizes the angel of the Laodicean Church and his followers in the Seventh-Day Adventist churches, then the w h e a t  or the wise virgins would symbolize only those Seventh-Day Adventists people, who have now associated in the LINE of The General Association of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, USA.  

Since the “c h a f f “ itself derives from within the wheat, as a result of continual frictions  among the grains themselves during transportations from one place to another, then those categorized by “the c h a f f “ must be found in the midst of the LINE of General Association of Davidian SDA. It is impossible for the chaff to come out of the so-called “the t a r e s” in the churches, because such illustration is unnatural. Therefore, according to the Author of the parable itself, the Lord has given us the guidance here below to identify those chaff qualified Davidians as follows :   

 

         “God will arouse His people; if other means fail, heresies will come in among them, which will sift them, separating  t h e  c h a f f   from  t h e  w h e a t. The Lord calls upon all who believe His word to awake out of sleep. Precious light has come, appropriate for this time. It is Bible truth, showing the perils that are right upon us. This light should lead us to a diligent study of the Scriptures and a most critical examination of the position which we hold.”5 Testimonies, pp. 707, 708.  

 

           It is now understood that at a glance all the spiritual identities of the five wise virgins, either of the wheat categorized ones, or,  of the chaff  categorized ones of the wise virgins, will be the same and undistinguishable. Thus the spiritual identity of the one will match the spiritual identity of the other, which are as follows : 

 

1.   Keepers of the Basic Law of The Ten Commandments, and THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY  as the By Laws, containing the Rules of Implementation of The Law.

2.   Keepers of THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY which is the combination of the message of the angel of Revelation 18 : 1, by Victor T. Houteff, and the message of the third angel of Revelation 14  by Mrs. White, of which the earth has now been enlightened with the glory of the messages, beginning in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. 

3.   Keepers of the Law of Health from the message of Health Reform proclaimed the first time in 1863 by Mrs. Ellen G. White, and the Dress Reform by Bro. Victor T. Houteff.

4.   Striving with all the power God has given us to be among the 144.000 elects of God in the future.

5.   Having recognized the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas, USA, as the only location prophesied by the prophet for the Headquarters of the General Association of DSDA in the time of the end, prior to the deliverance of the 144.000 saints of God to the Mount Zion.

 

          Nevertheless, according to the prediction by the servant of the Lord, Mrs. Ellen G. White said, that heresies will come in among the Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists of  the  Mount  Carmel  Center  in  Waco, Texas. USA. which will sift them, separating  the c h a f f from the wheat.  And this is seemingly taking place beginning with Mrs. Houteff and her falsehood of teaching time setting of the coming kingdom in 1959, and followed by the unsuspected foes of those professed friends of the gospel and their narrow-minded fundamentalism, who are now dominating the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas since 1991. 

 

          Mrs. Houteff and her controversial doctrine of time setting is the first  c h a f f  sifted out. And the present leadership of those unsuspected professed friends of the gospel, though they may yet to dominate firmly the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas, up to the end, that they may not be sifted out soon of the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas, USA, they have been implicated in sin against the Holy Spirit, for having added unto the original messages of the Shepherd’s Rod and the Spirit of Prophecy, the extremely narrow-minded fundamentalism of the Jewish priest origin in the time of Christ. These are they whose sin and transgressions have been stipulated in the book of Revelation 22 : 18 and 19, when apostle John said: 

 

           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. 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.” Revelation 22 : 18, 19.

 

Despite they may stay on to dominate God’s Headquarters of the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas up to the purification of the Church (Ezekiel chapter 9), their true color of identity  as  “the c h a f f “categorized ones, has been identified. Bro. Houteff has ever said :  “First the sickle is put to the grain, and next the grain is bound into sheaves,  then  threshed,  and  after which it is put  into  the barn; and  thereafter  the  c h a f f  and  the t a r e s  are destroyed.” – The Judgment and the Harvest, p. 65.

 

Let us be very intelligent to know, that the acts of adding and subtracting unto the things revealed in THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY, could not be condemned to the angel of the Laodicean Church and its ministers, because they have never recognized the Shepherd’s Rod message of the angel of Revelation 18 : 1 ever since the outset in 1929.  Therefore what is meant by : “For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book ….” – Revelation 22 : 18, should apply in force to the Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists leadership only. The Lord Jesus Himself has testified unto every man of His divinely appointed ministry of the General Association of Davidian SDA to not be implicated in the sin of adding nor subtracting anything from the message. But this does not mean that we are to return to the Jewish priest fundamentalism of the past in the time of Christ.

 

At the beginning, the fundamentalism of the Jewish priests origin, held by the leadership in Waco, Texas, since 1991 seemed very good, because it restricted the evangelists, pastors and teachers from doing too much talking and writing from their own minds, so that the purity and the originality of the messages could be strictly preserved, and to let the messages explain themselves to the people.  This is also to enable the Spirit of Truth to work among the people, and to give them the ability to distinguish between right and wrong. But the consequences later however are very serious, because most of the divinely appointed ministers cannot develop their talented capacities. Thus despite they have been divinely appointed for the job, they cannot freely produce anything contrary to the policy of the unsuspected foes of the professed friends of the gospel, whose piety is no less than the Jewish priests in the time of Christ. And as the result, several problems in the Bible have been misinterpreted, and there are more subjects of the messages could not be interpreted even up to now, only for not as yet being provided us in the writings of the prophets. Whereas the Lord Himself through His servant has ever commanded His appointed ministers to dig deeper and deeper into the mine of truth. Sister White said :

 

The value of man is estimated in heaven according to the capacity of the heart to know God.  This knowledge is the spring from which flows all power.”Christ’s Object Lessons, pp. 354, 355.

 

“Many who are serving as gospel ministers need to study the Word. Revelation means something revealed, which all are to understand. D i g  d e e p  for the truth. Plead with the Lord for an understanding of His Word…….. Never rest satisfied with a partial knowledge of the truth, pieced out with some weak suppositions.” Ms 174, 1899, pp. 7, 8.” --  Manuscript Releases, vol. 1, p. 38.  

  

The Extremely Narrow-minded Fundamentalism has its origin with the Jewish Priests in the time of Christ

 

          We have to know that the result of the act of liquidating the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas, by Mrs. Houteff in 1962, she actually has paralyzed the reform movement of the Davidian SDA ever since 1959. And Satan’s effort to deliver his knockout blow  upon the people of God has successfully carried out, as predicted by Bro. Houteff.   But the problem is not only to stop there, because he still added the following statement :  

 

We must be alert, too, to realize that the blow is to come from surprisingly unsuspected foes --- from professed friends of the gospel, who are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day …….” -- The White House Recruiter, p. 33.

 

Therefore, the unsuspected foes --- the professed friends of the gospel, who are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day, must inevitably come later to succeed Mrs. Houteff in the same place in Waco, Texas, USA. This is to show that they must emerge in 1991 when the location of the Mount Carmel Center has been bought back. And then how could we identify them as the unsuspected foes ?  Brother Houteff said :

 

(1)        They are the professed friends of the gospel, similar to that of Mrs. Houteff. They also dominate the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas, USA. Ever since 1991.    

(2)        Due to their sacrifices to have retrieved the Mount Carmel Center and its location in such miraculous way in 1991, it is indeed very difficult for us to suspect them to be foes. But that is just the reason why Bro. Houteff called them “the unsuspected foes”.

(3)        They are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day. Therefore, as how Christ was treated by the Jewish priests in the past, so is His Word now treated by the present leadership of His own people in this time of the end. The consequence is that not all the problems found in the messages, either in the Spirit of Prophecy or in the Shepherd’s Rod, could be fully comprehended, only because they have not been provided  us in the writings of the messages. 

 

The narrow-minded fundamentalism embraced by the present leadership in Waco, Texas must be clearly identified. As how the Jewish priests in Christ’s day have tried to maintain the purity of the Law and the books of Moses as the ALL TRUTH for their time, they have failed to know Jesus as THE WAY, THE TRUTH, and THE LIFE., Who has come to them with salvation from on high. So is the present leadership in Waco, Texas. Instead of encouraging all the evangelists, pastors and teachers, to dig deep and deeper into the messages to produce more light on THE ALL TRUTH and THE THINGS TO COME (John 16 : 13), they even discriminate THE ALL TRUTH of the Spirit of Prophecy, and to prioritize THE THINGS TO COME of the Shepherd’s Rod message, to be taught unto details among the people. And the result now is altogether different. The servant of the Lord has warned ever since that,

          The Bible and the books of the Spirit of Prophecy being the sole source of the Shepherd’s Rod message, therefore when the Rod is taught, the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy are taught. And since none but the Spirit of Truth, who transmitted the mysteries of Inspiration, can interpret them, then those who attempt to teach them without this inspired interpretational Authority, inevitably fall into the forbidden practice of private interpretation (2 Pet. 1 : 20) --- the great evil which has brought Christendom into its present almost – boundless state of schism and consequent confusion, strife, and impotency.

As we dare not follow in such a path, we must therefore, as teachers of the Shepherd’s Rod (the official publications of the Davidian SDA Association), teach only in the light of the Rod those passages which in one way or another  need to be interpreted. Thus only will all Present Truth believers ever become of the same mind, seeing eye to eye and speaking the same things (1 Cor. 1 : 10 ; 1 Pet. 3 : 8; Isa. 52 : 8).”--- Fundamental Beliefs of Davidian SDA, pp. 26, 27.

The Lord is now speaking to us through THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY, which is the written testimonies of His Spirit. Therefore THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY is the combination of the message of the angel of Revelation 18 : 1, and the third’s angel message of Revelation 14.  John the Revelator and Sister White said :

And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.”Revelation 18 : 1.

 

“Then I saw another mighty angel commissioned to descend to the earth, to unite his voice with the third angel, and give power and force to his message. Great power and glory were imparted to the angel, and as he descended, the earth was lightened with his glory.…………..This message seemed to be an addition to the third message, joining it as the midnight cry joined the second angel’s message in 1844.” – Early Writings, p. 277.

 

The third angel’s message alone cannot enlighten the earth, even the fourth angel message by itself cannot accomplish much to have the earth enlightened. Only the combination of those two messages in THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY to meet the prophetic word of Revelation 19 : 10 margins, would have accomplished the whole work of enlightening the earth. And then we would be able to walk in the light of the whole Scriptures as did David of old, when he said: “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” – Psalm 119 : 105.

 

But how ironic it is that from the written TESTIMONIES OF HIS SPIRIT, in THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY, the Spirit of Prophecy by Mrs. White as the source of the Rod message has been discriminated. Thus instead of teaching the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy in the light of the Rod, they just even prioritize the Shepherd’s Rod message to such extent, that the Spirit of Prophecy by Mrs. White by most inexperienced students of prophecy have been deemed  as if merely past time stories.    

 

Prophesying

By adding to or Subtracting from the Messages

Are the works of iniquity

[Revelation 22 : 18, 19]

 

“And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.”Revelation 10 : 11.

 

The Davidian SDA should have been familiar with the Rev. 10 : 11. Due to Miller’s mistake of teaching the cleansing of the heavenly sanctuary of Daniel 8 : 14,  to the purification of the world by fire at the second coming of Jesus, so that  according to Revelation 10 : 11, Mrs. Ellen G. White must have been commissioned to prophesy again the same prophecy of the investigative judgment in the heavenly sanctuary,  specifically on the cases of the dead. And now since the message of the angel of Revelation 18 : 1 has been rejected  by  SDA ministers, whereas the same message has been too much prioritized to be taught among our people by the unsuspected friends of the gospel in Texas, then the result is none of the prophecies (of Rev. 14 and Rev. 18 : 1) have ever been rightly prophesied by them. It is because the third angel’s message alone has not enough power to enlighten the earth, while the fourth angel of Revelation 18 : 1 by itself cannot do much to enlighten the earth.    

 

Let  the following text of prayer be carefully  studied, that we may know what is the end of those false leaders, either those of the General Conference of SDA, or the unsuspected foes --- the  professed friends of the gospel  in Waco, Texas, USA., who are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day. 

 

Text For Prayer

“Be Doers of the Word”

 

This thought for prayer is found in The Mount of Blessing, p. 209.”:

 

          “Not all who profess His name and wear His badge are Christ’s. Many who have taught in My name, said Jesus, will be found wanting at last. Many will say to Me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Thy name ? and in Thy name have cast out devils ?  and in Thy name done many wonderful works ? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you; depart from Me, ye that work iniquity.

“There are persons who believe that they are right, when they are wrong. While claiming Christ as their Lord, and professedly doing great works in His name, they are workers of iniquity. With their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness. He who declares God’s Word is to them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument; for they hear Thy words; but they do them not.”

 

Note :  This quotation is taken from  V.T. Houteff, The Timely Greetings, vol. 1, No. 44.

 

           Since the statement from The Mount of Blessing, p. 209 was first addressed by Mrs. White to the Seventh-Day Adventists; it must be more fittingly applied to the leaders of the SDA Organization. And since later Brother Victor T. Houteff has applied the same statement to the Davidian SDA, it must inevitably addressed to those professed friends of the gospel in Waco, Texas, because it is their job to prophesy (to teach the prophecies) and to do many wonderful works in the name of the Lord. But since due to the fact, none of the prophecies have ever been rightly prophesied, either by the General Conference of SDA leadership or by the professed friends of the gospel now leading at the Headquarters of the Mount Carmel Center in Texas, USA, then it is no wonder if the Lord Jesus should have to utter the words of their doom in that day :”I never knew you; depart from Me, ye that work iniquity”

 

Let us observe again the words of the statement by the servant of the Lord, when she said :  

 

          Not all who profess His name (as Christians) and wear His badge (the Law and the Testimonies of Jesus Christ or THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY) are Christ’s. Many who have taught (THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY from the golden bowl) in My name, said Jesus, will be found wanting at last. Many will say to Me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Thy name ? and in Thy name have cast out devils ?  and in Thy name done many wonderful works ? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you; depart from Me, ye that work iniquity”— The Mount of Blessing, p. 209.

 

It is impossible for the predicted statement by the servant of the Lord to be fulfilled in some other places than in the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas, because it would never be known  by our people in other parts of the world. Nevertheless it is undeniable that those workers of iniquity have now been scattered in several parts of the world. And they will be easily identified by their way of teaching, which is always prioritizing the message of the Shepherd’s Rod than teaching the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy under the light of the Rod message. And due to lack of the Spirit of Truth they usually lack the ability to answer questions satisfactorily, such as:

 

(1)     Why is the General Association of DSDA in Waco, Texas, after Brother Houteff died in 1955, lacking a president?

(2)     Who are those represented by ‘the c h a f f”?

(3)     Mrs. White said : “One saying of the Savior must not be made to destroy another. Though no man knoweth the day nor the hour of His coming, we are instructed and required to know when it is near.” – The Great Controversy, p. 371. How could we know the nearness of Jesus’ coming?

(4)     What is meant by “guile” in the mount of the wise virgins, who failed to join in the 144.000?

(5)     And so on …….

 

 

  Amending the Constitution of Davidian SDA

Is a flagrant act of iniquity

 

Mrs. Ellen G. White  ever  wrote in the Review and Herald, February 25, 1902  A  CALL  FOR  A  SPIRITUAL  REVIVAL  AND  REFORMATION.  We  have  quoted here the following statement of the Call :

 

God calls for a spiritual revival and a spiritual reformation. Unless this takes place, those who are lukewarm will continue to grow more abhorrent to the Lord, until He will refuse to acknowledge them as His children.

 

          A revival and a reformation must take place under the ministration of the Holy Spirit. Revival and reformation are two different things. Revival signifies a renewal of spiritual life, a quickening of the powers of mind and heart, a resurrection from spiritual death. Reformation signifies a reorganization, a change in ideas and theories, habits and practices. Reformation will not bring forth the good fruit of righteousness unless it is connected with the revival of the Spirit. Revival and reformation are to do their appointed work, and in doing this work they must blend. …….”

 

Up to the time she died in 1915 the Call seemed to be not as yet carried out, either in the Organization Headquarters of the General Conference of SDA in USA, nor among the people in the churches in the world. But from the fact, that the Spiritual Revival and Reformation are to do their appointed work, then as soon as their work have been appointed, we all must unavoidably be implicated in them.. Therefore, with the coming of Brother Victor T. Houteff as the last messenger of God, to provide us with THE LEVITICUS  OF  DAVIDIAN  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST, wherein The Constitution and The By-Laws of Davidian SDA have been codified, we must be sure, that the time has come for the Call for the Spiritual Revival and Reformation to be carried out among all our people.

Based upon the CONSTITUTION and its BY-LAWS Brother Houteff has successfully re-organized the Organization of General Conference of SDA into becoming The General Association of Davidian SDA on its prophetic location in Waco, Texas, USA, to fulfill the Call for a spiritual Reformation. And according to ARTICLE  IV --- OFFICERS AND THEIR DUTIES :  S e c t i o n  1  : “ The regular officers of this Association shall be  a   p r e s i d e n t,  a  vice president, a secretary, and a treasurer,”  we have to be sure that under the ministration of the Holy Spirit, Brother Houteff had been appointed  the first p r e s i d e n t  of the newly re-organized body in 1935.  Sister White ever since the outset of the Call  has emphasized that a revival and a reformation must take place under the ministration of the Holy Spirit. Therefore we must be sure that the codification of the CONSTITUTION and its BY-LAWS by Houteff has been carried out accordingly, not only for him and the people of his time, but especially for the people of God even up to the time in the kingdom in Palestine. “Then its CONSTITUTION and the BY-LAWS as here codified will become fully operative.”   The Leviticus of The Davidian SDA, P r e f a c e. 

At the outset of the newly re-organized body Bro. Houteff seemed to admit that due to some circumstances the Constitution and the By-Laws were not as yet fully operative in his life time. However, he was very sure that later in the kingdom in Palestine, the Constitution and its By-Laws  will become fully operative.

Brother Victor T. Houteff died in 1955. He is the last divinely appointed prophet, to come with a mission to codify the Constitution and its By-Laws for the kingdom, which is not merely for us now while the five foolish virgins are dominating the present kingdom (churches), nor for the chaff categorized Davidian SDA, who are now dominating the Headquarters of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, but specifically for the coming kingdom in Palestine. This is also to fulfill the prophetic word of Zechariah, when he said : “The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house, his hands shall also finish it; and thou shalt know that the Lord of hosts hath sent me unto you.” – Zechariah 4 : 9.

 

That is the reason  why,  with  the  abolishing  of  the “P r e s i d e n t i a l   J o b”  out of  the Constitution and its By-Laws, after he died in 1955 up to now, the act  is absolutely beyond his knowledge, and not at all by the will of God. It is indeed a flagrant transgression of the law, which is an unpardonable sin against the Holy Spirit. Who is actually the culprit ?  If Mrs. Houteff was the culprit, then the knockout blow delivered by the Enemy would mean not only her falsehood of teaching time setting, but of abolishing the “Presidential Job” as well from the Constitution and its By-Laws. And  since we are to realize also that for the second time “the blow is to come from surprisingly unsuspected foes --- from professed friends of the gospel, who are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day …….” -- The White House Recruiter, p. 33., who are now dominating the Headquarters in Waco, Texas,  this is to mean the Enemy would be succeeded to deliver his second knockout blow upon us, because instead of re-entering the “Presidential Job” back into its place in the Constitution and its By-Laws, the present leaders in Texas just have again confirmed the abolishing for good. This is testified from the fact that at every session held in Waco, Texas, the amendment to the By-Laws was frequently made, whereas none of the delegates ever concerned  of the Constitution to be repaired. It is indeed no wonder if we would like to admit honestly, that we are actually still in an unconscious state from the two consecutive blows delivered by the Enemy. And the Enemy would have successfully employed his agency to prevent the Lord from disclosing to view His now obscure 144.000 first fruits servants.

 

The consequences are very serious, because by  lack of the Holy Spirit, the unsuspected foes --- the professed friends of the gospel,  who are now dominating the Headquarters in Waco, Texas,  will be more clearly identified. Since the Holy Spirit never more lead them unto all truth and to show them the things to come, they generally lack the capacity to distinguish between right and wrong. And then they further fall from one end of transgression to the other. The following problems here below seem to be no more solvable to them up to now :

 

1.      The C h a f f, and how to identify them. 

2.      How to identify the wise virgins, who have guiles in their mouths.

3.     Why is the “president job” be taken out of the Constitution and its By-Laws 

4.      Why is the office of minister be given to those who are not worthy of the job according to the Constitution and the By-Laws. 

5.      Why ministers and teachers are not allowed to write articles or books to be paid from the tithes, if the books could be deemed highly benefited for the people in the fields.   

6.     Why are we not allowed knowing the nearness of Jesus‘coming ? 

7.     What is wrong with “Time Setting in the light of the Rod” ?  

8.      Who are those unsuspected foes --- the professed friends of the gospel, who are not less pious than the priests of Christ’s day?  

9.      Several portions of the prophecies of Ezekiel 38 and 39, wherein Houteff himself has testified to be the very simple and clear to be understood. But why are they still concealed by the leaders up to this day ? Is this also to mean that the Spirit that led Houteff in the past has now disappeared from our leaders?   

10.  Why are we discouraged from teaching prophecies using charts of our own made ?

 

          These problems have been left unresolved up to this day, only because they are not provided  written in the Rod message. Whereas if they would take a little pain to dig more deeper into the message, all the problems would have been settled ever since long ago. Here again is testified that actually the Holy Spirit of the Lord has already left them, because they have been implicated in the sin against It. To this end the servant of the Lord said :

 

          “I g n o r a n c e  is no excuse now for the transgression of law. The light shines clearly, and none need be ignorant, for the Great God Himself is man’s instructer.”-- Testimonies, vol. 3, p. 162.

        

C u r s e d  Be the Man that trusteth in man,

 and maketh flesh his arm …….

[Jeremiah 17 : 5]

 

          ”We are warned not to trust in man, nor to make flesh our arm. A curse is pronounced upon all who do this.” – Testimonies to Ministers, p. 367 “God cannot glorify His name through His people while they are leaning upon man and making flesh their arm.”-- 5 Testimonies, p 729. “Satan is constantly endeavouring to attract attention to man in the place of God. He leads the people to look to bishops, to pastors, to professors of theology, as their guides, instead of searching the Scriptures to learn their duty for themselves.” – Spirit of Prophecy, vol. 4, p. 414.

          The statements uttered above by the servant of the Lord seem to be contradictive with those taught to us by apostle Paul, which by Mrs. Ellen G. White was presented us in the following words :

          “God has a church, and she has a divinely appointed ministry. “And He gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the  edifying the body of Christ : till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God …”Testimonies to Ministers, p. 52. 

 

          After being left behind by Houteff‘s death in 1955, is it no more necessary for us to trust  and lean upon evangelists, pastors and teachers, who have just edified our moral up to this time ? Actually, the above statements uttered by the servant of the Lord could not be contradictive against each other, because they are testimonies of the same Spirit. Therefore we should first follow the historical events closely, and then to learn from the spiritual experience of the people. 

          After the Laodicean Church and her founder Sister White emerged in 1844, only some 44 years later the angel of the Laodicean Church has already fallen in sin for rejecting a light of truth. And despite the fall has been fully revealed by her in the written testimonies of the Spirit of God, only after 40 years later since 1929 even up to this very day, they again fell on the same sin, that at last they should have been spewed out of the mouth of Jesus completely, sometime in 1935.  

         The fact from the experience is that only those who were fully dependent and trusting upon the Lord through the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy, that were ever aware, who later have accepted Houteff and his message of the angel of Revelation 18 : 1 which is now united with the third angel message of Revelation 14 in the so-called THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY.  However, after Brother Houteff himself died in 1955, and after the leadership of the Shepherd’s Rod Headquarters of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, one succeeded the other up to this day, there is none as yet from among them have ever revealed to us satisfactorily the identity of the Davidians who still have guiles in their mouths, nor of them who have been categorized as “the chaff”. And even up to this day there are none as yet of them ever had the ability to reveal to us the nearness of Jesus coming, either on the mount Zion or in the clouds of heaven.

          It is now revealed that in such spiritual condition, as well as in the spiritual Luke warmness of the angel of the Laodiceans, who have been spewed out of Jesus’ mouth that the prophetic words of Jeremiah 17 : 5 would inevitably belong to us. also. In his prophecy prophet Jeremiah said :     

          “Thus said the Lord; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited .Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.” --- Jeremiah 17 : 5, 6.

          Cursed be the man that trusteth and lean upon the angel of the Laodiceans. Cursed be also the man that trusts and leans upon the unsuspected foes --- the professed friends of the gospel who are now dominating the Headquarters of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, USA. 

          In the law of God the words, “cursed be the man”, is applied only to the wicked, to those who have been implicated in sin against the Holy Spirit. In Daniel 12 : 10 they are called “the wicked“, because due to their rejection of the messages in THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY they could not understand. Not every one of us could easily be implicated in the sin of the wicked, because it is the unpardonable sin against the Holy Spirit. Once to commit in this sin, the sinner will be left by the Spirit. He then lost all power of distinguishing between right and wrong, and then fail to repent of all his sins.

Nevertheless, not all of those divinely appointed ministry will be implicated in sin of those unsuspected foes in Waco, Texas. It is our fervent prayer that this article will be able to wake them up to the fact that the Lord is no more leading now through the Headquarters of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, USA.  The servant of the Lord has warned :

          “We have been inclined to think that where there are no faithful ministers there can be no true Christians, but this is not the case. God has promised that where the shepherds are not true He will take charge of the flock Himself. God has never made the flock wholly dependent upon human instrumentalities. But the days of purification of the church are hastening on apace. God will have a people pure and true. In the mighty sifting soon to take place we shall be better able to measure the strength of Israel. The signs reveal that the time is near when the Lord will manifest that His fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly purge His floor.” --- 5 Testimonies, p. 80.

 

Never for a moment think that without obeying orders from the professed friends of the gospel of the Mount Carmel Centre in Waco, Texas, there can be no true Davidians SDA in the world. God has promised that where the leadership are not true, we must stop all our cooperation with them.

 

Concluded

 

 

When you have finished reading this article, you might be asking: Why did the Lord permit the Enemy to have access so easily into the only Headquarters of His Mount Carmel Center  here on earth, which is  the General Association of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, USA, and then to deliver his knockout blow upon us just from within our own ranks ?  

 

Our God knows what is the best way to deliver His sons and daughters in this time of the end. Therefore through the pen of His servant we have been warned :   The commandments of God and the testimony of Jesus are testing us. If we are faithful and obedient, God will delight in us, and bless us as His own chosen, peculiar people..” – 1 Testimony Treasures, p. 288.

 

          “God will arouse His people; if other means fail, heresies will come in among them, which will sift them, separating  t h e  c h a f f   from  t h e  w h e a t. The Lord calls upon all who believe His word to awake out of sleep. Precious light has come, appropriate for this time. It is Bible truth, showing the perils that are right upon us. This light should lead us to a diligent study of the Scriptures and a most critical examination of the position which we hold.”5 Testimonies, pp. 707, 708.  

     

            The fact that the Lord has permitted the Enemy to send in his agents with controverter isms into our ranks, is that He may sift out the c h a f f  categorized Davidians from our midst, or at least that their identification may be recognized. And after the two consecutive blows were successfully delivered upon us by the Enemy, it is now high time that the sifting process should have begun. “There is no time now to range ourselves on the side of the transgressors of God’s law, to see with their eyes, to hear with their ears, and to understand with their perverted senses. We must press together. We must labor to become a unit, to be holy in life and pure in character. Let those who profess to be servants of the living God no longer bow down to the idol of men’s opinions, no longer be slave to any shameful lust, no longer bring a polluted offering to the Lord, a sin-stained soul.” – Testimonies to Ministers, p. 471.

 

 

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