Jesus Christ, the True King of Kings Ministry
The Will of God Fulfilled
Alleluia! For the 'will of God' is fulfilled and the 'kingdom of God' is come! For it is written: Psalms 149:1-9 and Isaiah 9:2, 6-7!
As I, Jacquetta Trenice Bounds-Zion, The LORD our righteousness, and new Jerusalem, according to Psalms 87:5; Jeremiah 33:16; Micah 4:1-2, 5,7, 10, specifically verse 5; St. Matthew 23:39; Revelation 2:17; and Revelation 3:12, of which the scriptures testify of me as they do of Christ, according to St. John 5:36-44, specifically verse 39; II Corinthians 3:1-6, called and chosen by God, according to I Corinthians 1:6-9, 24-31, by reason of the testimony of Christ confirmed in me, again, I Corinthians 1:6 and Hebrews 5:5-14, specifically verses 11-14, am instructed by the holy scriptures, according to II Timothy 3:14-17, to prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God", as he has made known to me the mystery of his will, according to Ephesians 1:1-23, specifically verse 9; Ephesians 3:1-21, Romans 12:1-2 and I Peter 2:1-15.
For it is written:
II Timothy 3:14 But continue thou in the *things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou has learned them; I Corinthians 2:1-16, specifically verses 9-13 15 And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
17 That the *man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. Isaiah 32:1, 17-18; St. Matthew 19:28; St. John 1:12; St. John 3:1-8; Romans 8:28-29; Titus 3:4; and Revelation 1:1-6
I Peter 2:1-15, verse 15, For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: and verse 16.
The will of God is proven by the word of my testimony that is according to the law of God and the standard set up by God himself, according to Isaiah 49:22-26; Micah 4:1-13, specifically verses 1-10; Micah 5:1-4; and II Corinthians 10:1-7, 12-14, 17-18!
For this reason, the law of God instructs all people, nations and languages to pay now tribute to whom tribute is due, custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour, according to Romans 13:1-7, specifically verses 6-7.
For it is written:
I Chronicles 29:10 Wherefore David blessed the LORD before all the congregation: and David said, Blessed be thou, LORD God of Israel our father, for ever and ever.
11 Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.
12 Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto *all. St. John 17:12-26; Romans 11:25-26, as in reference to Romans 9:1-33 and Romans 10:1-4
13 Now therefore, our God, we thank thee, and praise thy glorious name.
Romans 16:25-27 Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began, But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever Amen.
As the kingdom of God is come and the will of God is done in earth, as it is in heaven, according to St. Matthew 6:9-13, specifically verses 10 and 13; St. John 6:39-40; and, with an emphasis on II Corinthians 4:1-7, specifically verse 6, as in reference to Romans 16:26, the "commandment" stated above. Both are fulfilled in me, Jacquetta Trenice Bounds, called by the name of the Lord, as in Zion and The LORD our Righteousness, according to Psalms 87:5; Psalms 132:13-18; Jeremiah 33:14-16, specifically verse 16; and St. Matthew 23:39, in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, according to St. Matthew 13:11-17; St. Matthew 16:27-28, (important note, see verses 1-4 and St. Matthew 12:39-42); St. Matthew 24:3-5,11-14, 22-28, 30-31, (specifically note verses 27 and 28); St. Mark 8:38; St. Mark 9:1; St. Luke 9:22-27; St. Luke 17:20-37, (in reference to verse 37, note Romans 8:10); I Corinthians 4:1-20, especially note verses 19-20; I Corinthians 2:1-16, specifically verses 1-5; and II Corinthians 4:1-7, specifically verse 6, in this way, proven to be a fact 1) by the word of my testimony of light that literally shined in my heart, as within the hearts of the holy apostles, according to II Corinthian 4:1-18, specifically verse 6. As it is written, For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ, being the testimony of Christ confirmed in me, according to Romans 2:28-29; Romans 3:1-4; and I Corinthians 1:1-31, specifically verse 6, knowing, through experience, my election of God and the gospel of Christ that came not to me in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; and 2) thereby, confirmed and interpreted by the holy scriptures, the inspired word of truth, according to Isaiah 44:23-28, specifically verses 24-26 and II Thessalonians 1:4-10, specifically verses 4-5; and II Timothy 2:15, as in reference to Isaiah 61:1-11, specifically verse 8, as shown below;
Isaiah 61:1-8 For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
9 And their seed shall be known among the Gentles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them, that they are the seed which the LORD hath blessed.
The will of God is fulfilled and come to pass in me, being the remnant of Israel and manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ, according to Micah 4:1-13, specifically verse 7; Micah 5:1-4; Romans 9:1-33, specifically verses 26-29, (note Romans 10:1-4); Romans 11:1-12; and II Corinthians 3:1-6, as I have learned by the holy scriptures, comparing spiritual things with spiritual, (that is, the spiritual things that I experienced and sensed within my body, comparing them with spiritual, being the holy scriptures, according to St. John 3:1-13, specifically verses 3-7,11-13; St. John 5:20-21; St. John 6:36; I Corinthians 2:1-16; I Corinthians 15:20-28, 34-52, especially note verse 47; and Hebrews 5:5-14, specifically verses 9-14. Due to these spiritual things I've experienced within me, I know, through experience, and have learned by the holy scriptures that the Lord Jesus Christ has given me a new name when I received the Holy Ghost, being Zion and The LORD our righteousness, as with Christ the Lord, according to Acts 2:29-36, and the holy apostles of Christ, according to Jeremiah 23:6, (note verses 1-5); Jeremiah 33:16, (note verses 14-15); Psalms 87:5, (as in reference to Numbers 16:1-7);Psalms 132:13-18; Acts 10:38-42; I Corinthians 4:1-20; II Corinthians 3:1-6; II Corinthians 4:1-15; II Timothy 2:15; and Revelation 2:17; Revelation 17:14, 17-18. Regarding the will of God, of which I am instructed by the holy scriptures to "prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God":
It is written:
Romans 12: 1 I BESEECH you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
As a result of the fulfillment of the will of God in me, according to St. John 6:39-40 and Romans 12:1-2, now altogether as one, according to St. John 17:1-26, specifically verses 13-26 and Ephesians chapters 1-3, we, the saints, the people of the saints of the most High, according to Daniel 7: 18, 22, 25-27; Romans 1:3-7, 15-16 Romans 8:27-31; and Ephesians 4:4-13, being the church, according to Hebrews 8:1-13, specifically verses 1-2 and I Corinthians 3:9,16-20, the body of Christ, according to I Corinthians 12:12-27, the whole family in heaven and earth, have overcome and taken the kingdom, and possess the kingdom for ever, even for ever and ever, according to Daniel 7:9-14, 18, 21-22, 25-27; St. John 17:1-26, specifically verses 13-26; Romans 8:28-39, specifically verses 36-39; Ephesians 3:1-20, specifically verses 15; and Jude 14-15; Revelation 12:1-17, specifically verses 10-11, as according to I Thessalonians 4:15-17! This is our victory, the will of God come to pass in us! Unmistakably and undeniably, the word of God, being the holy scriptures, is the written, official document that plainly states the 'will of God', that we have inherited ALL THINGS, EVEN MEN, according to I Corinthians 3:11-23; II Timothy 2:15; II Timothy 3:14-17; and Revelation 21:5-7. For God himself shows who are his, and who is holy, and whom he hath chosen and caused to come near him, according to Numbers 16:1-7! And the proof is the word of my testimony, as earlier stated, being the testimony of Christ confirmed in me, according to I Corinthians 1:6!
For it is written,
St. John 1:11 He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
12 But as many as received him, *to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: II Timothy 1:7-11
13 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
14 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.
Revelation 21:5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.
6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
For the word of God is come to pass in me and my children and their seed, from generation to generation, manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ, according to I Corinthians 3:1-6; and, again, II Timothy 2:15 and II Timothy 3:14-17. For it is come to pass, the kingdom of God has been given to us, according to Isaiah 9:2, 6-7, a nation bringing forth the fruits of the Holy Ghost, being the fruits of the Spirit from the tree of life within me, according to Matthew 21:33-44, specifically verse 43 and Revelation 22:2, such as my testimonies, being the light and the power of God, the love of God, the peace o God, the joy of God, the living waters of God, in which I was born again and washed clean, just to name a few, twelve (12) altogether. See more on the 'Testimonies' page, including 'The Table of Contents' of 'The Lamb's Book of Life, I was inspired to write and testify of the Lord Jesus Christ and the Almighty God himself, according to Matthew 5:8, as according to St. John 14:21 and St. John 16:25.
For it is written:
Daniel 9:27 And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be *given to the people of the saints of the most High whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him. Matthew 21:33-44, specifically 43
Revelation 12:10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
See the following testimonies uploaded on the 'Testimonies' page of this website, as in the following:
Click on to view: 'My Testimony of the Demonstration of Light and Power Revealed within My Heart and Soul', Confirmed and Interpreted by the Holy Scriptures': I have learned by the Holy Ghost, comparing spiritual things with spiritual, according to I Corinthians chapter 2, specifically verse 13, It is Come to Pass, the Son of Man, who is Jesus Christ, is Come in Glory and Power as Prophesied, according to Matthew 12:39-42; Matthew 24:27, 30, in reference to a 'sign', see Isaiah 8:18, note verse 20 and Isaiah 9:2, 6-7; and Isaiah 31:9! These are spiritual things, according to I Corinthians chapter 2, specifically verses 11-13, that I have experienced and have come to pass within me, according to Deuteronomy 19:15-22, as within the holy apostles, thousands that slept in Christ, according to Acts 2:41-47, who received the word gladly and were baptized in their generation, according to I Thessalonians 4:14-17.
See additional scriptures that confirm and interpret my testimonies of the second coming of Christ the Lord; such as, Isaiah 44:1-8, (note verses 9-11), 21-28, specifically verses 25-26; Micah 4:1-10, note verses 11-13; Micah 5:1-4; St. St. Matthew 25:31; St. John 14:1-21; St. John 16:7-11, 25; St. John 17:1-26, specifically verses 20-26; I Corinthians chapters 1 and 2; I Corinthians 4:1-16, 19-20; I Corinthians 11:10; II Corinthians 3:2-18; II Corinthians 4:1-18; Colossians 1:25-29; Hebrews 9:28; Revelation 12:1-17; and Revelation 17:14,17-18, to name a few.
Click on to view: 'My Testimony of the Demonstration of the Resurrection of the Spirit of Christ Rising UP and Lifting Me Up Within My Body',as Confirmed and Interpreted by the Holy Scriptures According to the holy scriptures, My Testimony is the Evidence Jesus Christ is Come Again the Second Time Unto Salvation, according to Colossians 1:1-29, specifically verse 25-27, and Raised Up the Church, which was Manifest in My Body at the Last Day, according to Micah 4:1-10; Micah 5:1-4; St. Matthew 12:36-42; St. Luke 17:20-37, (in reference to Matthew 24:28 and Luke 17:37, note Romans 8:10); St. John 6:39-40; Acts 3:19-23; I Corinthians 4:1-21; I Corinthians 15:20-52; II Corinthians 3:1-6; II Corinthians 4:1-18; Hebrews 9:28; Revelation 17:14, 17-18; and Revelation 21:1-27, to name a few.
As explained near the beginning of this page regarding the fulfillment of the Kingdom of God' come within me, that was without observation by unbelievers, according to Luke 17:20-21, and the will of God, being the resurrection of the church, the body of Christ, both were fulfilled in me, "in demonstration of the Spirit and of power", according to I Corinthians 2:1-5, specifically verse 4, again without observation by unbelievers, according to Matthew 24:37-51, specifically verse 50. Therefore, according to Romans 16:25-27, the holy scriptures reveal the mystery which was kept secret since the world began, according to I Peter 2:1-15 and I Corinthians 2:1-16, thereby revealing that my body is that carcase / carcass/ corpse, for the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness, according to Romans 8:10, which is where the fulfillment of the resurrection of the church gathered together spiritually as one, according to Matthew 24:28,31; Luke 17:20-37, specifically verse 37, (in reference to verse 37, note Romans 8:10); and St. John chapter 17, specifically verses 13-26; I Thessalonians 4:14-17.
On a Sunday morning, in the early Spring of 1977, was the time in which I experienced a great and bright, shining light in my heart and soul, according to II Corinthians 4:6 and Revelation 22:16, as I was seeking after him diligently with my whole heart, according to Hebrews 11:6! On this same date, I experienced the resurrection of the Spirit of God and of Christ lifting me up from within my body, feeling as a heavenly and celestial being, according to I Corinthians chapter 15, specifically verses 34-52 and Ephesians 1:23. As a result, the Holy Ghost taught me this heavenly and holy occurrence was the miraculous sign of the last day of salvation, comparing spiritual things with spiritual, according to Psalms 87:5; Isaiah 9:18, 20; Micah 4:1-10, specifically verse 7; I Corinthians 2:1-16, specifically verses 9-13, in which he limited a certain day, according to Hebrews 3:7-13, 15-19; Hebrews 4:1-12, 16, specifically verse 7; II Peter 3:1-10. In reference to II Peter 3:10, note II Corinthians 4:1-7, specifically verse 3 and I Peter 2:7-8. For it is written, St. Matthew 13:11-17; St. Matthew 16:27-28, (important note, see verses 1-4 and St. Matthew 12:39-42); St. Matthew 24:3-5, 11-14, 22-28, 30-31, (specifically note verses 27 and 28); St. Mark 8:38; St. Mark 9:1; St. Luke 9:22-27; St. I Corinthians 4:1-20, especially note verses 19-20, to name a few.
Continuing with my testimonies and witness of Christ and of God in the year of 1977, in reference to "comparing spiritual things with spiritual", according to I Corinthians 2:1-16, specifically verses 9-13, as mentioned above; and I Corinthians 15:20-28, 34-52:
Click on to view: '
My Testimony of the Demonstration of Being Born Again of Water', as Confirmed and Interpreted by the Holy Scriptures,according to St. John 3:1-21, specifically verses 3, 5-8, 21; St. John 7:37-38; St. John 14:1-21, specifically verse 21; and St. John 17:1-26, specifically verses 20-26, to name a few.
Click on to view:'My Testimony of the Demonstration of the Love and Grace of God', as confirmed and interpreted by the holy scriptures, such as Deuteronomy 7:6-9; St. John 1:1-17, specifically verses 14, 16-17; St. John 14:1-21,specifically verse 21; St. John 17:1-26, specifically verses 13-26; Romans 11:1-12, specifically verse 5, to name a few.
Again, God's invitation of salvation through the sacrifice of his beloved Son was limited a certain day, according to the holy scriptures, as mentioned above, according to the holy scriptures and according to the word of my testimony, confirmed and interpreted by the holy scriptures, being the word of truth / word of God, according to Isaiah 49:22-26, receiving the end of my faith, as within the holy apostles, according to I Peter 1:9-13, as in reference to Romans 16:25-27, the last day of salvation occurred on a Sunday in the year 1977, during this time, only those who believed entered in, in reference to St. John 6:39-40; St. Matthew 24:27-28, 30-31, 37-51, in reference to verse 28, note Luke 17:37; Hebrews 4:1-7; I Thessalonians 4:14-17; and, again, according to II Peter 31-10. Verse 10 states, But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night... The remaining part of that verse is so that unbelievers would stumble by the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed according to I Peter 2:1-15, specifically verses 6-8, in reference to St. Matthew 12:39-42!
For it is written:
Isaiah 28:1-5 In that day shall the LORD of hosts be a crown of glory, and for a diadem of beauty, unto the residue of his people,
Click on to view: 'My Testimony of the Demonstration of Light and Power Revealed within My Heart and Soul', Confirmed and Interpreted by the Holy Scriptures'
6 And for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate. Revelation 19:1-21, specifically 11-21
7 But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; *the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.
I Peter 2:7-8
8 For all tables are full of vomit and filthiness, so that there is no place clean.
9 *Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drown from the breasts.
I Corinthians 15:20-52, specifically verses 34-47; II Corinthians 4:1-7; Hebrews 5:5-14;
See my spiritual testimonies of the Lord God Almighty and of the Lord Jesus Christ, confirmed and interpreted by the word of God, the holy scriptures, comparing spiritual things with spiritual, according to I Corinthians 2:1-16, specifically verses 9-13; II Timothy 2:15 and II Timothy 3:14-17, 'Testimonies' page.
10 *For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little: verse 9; II Timothy 2:15
11 For with stammering lips and another tongue will he speak to this people.
12 *To whom he said, This is the rest wherewith ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing; yet they would not hear. Isaiah 30:1-16, specifically verses 1, 16-17
13 But the word of the LORD was unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little and there a little; that they might go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.
14 Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.
15 Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falshood have we hid ourselves:
16 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, *Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.
17 Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.
18 And your covenant with death shall be disannulled, and your agreement with hell shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, then ye shall be trodden down by it.
21 For the LORD shall rise up as in mount Perazim, he shall be wroth as in the valley of Gibeon, that he may do his work, his strange work; and bring to pass his act, his strannge act.
22 Now therefore be ye not mockers, lest your bands be made strong: for I have heard from the Lord of GOD of hosts a consumption, even determined upon the whole earth.
23 Give ye ear, and hear my voice; hearken, and hear my speech.
So, the undeniable truth is, the Lord Jesus Christ is now returned in me, according to the testimony of Christ confirmed in me, in reference to I Corinthians 1:6, (as in reference to verses 7-31 and I Corinthians 2:1-16), to also reprove, meaning convince and convict, the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment, according to Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 and St. John 16:7-11. My testimonies are the heavenly proof of spiritual things, according to I Corinthians 2:1-16, published in part and testified of on this website, particularly 'Testimonies' page, as in reference to Romans 16:25-27. For it is written: Romans 9:1-33; Romans 10:1-4 and Ephesians chapter 3, specifically verses 9-12! For the judgment of God is come! It is also written, Isaiah 54:13-17; St. John 5:36-47; Romans 2:28-29; Romans 3:1-4; and I Corinthians 15:20-28, 34-52, especially note verses 34 and 47!
Therefore, now is the time for all flesh to serve, obey, and fear the Lord God Almighty within us, according to Isaiah 31:9; Isaiah 33:13-14; Daniel 7:9-14, 18, 21-27; Romans 13:1-7; and Revelation 2:26-28! For all things are ours, we, my adult children (my seed and offspring), according to Isaiah 44:3 and Hebrews 8:1-13, specifically verse 11, and me called by the name of the Lord, according to Micah 4:5 and Matthew 23:39.
To be clear and for the record, it is important for all people to understand the difference between we who are truly holy, chosen, called and elected of God, of whom are my sons, Ian and Phillip, and me, proven by the word of my testimony that is come to pass within me, again, not in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance, contrary to the false witness who speaks lies. That is, the false witness speak the word of God presumptuously, because the word of God is not come to pass in them, according to Deuteronomy 18:22. These Christ himself warned as being false Christ’s and false prophets that deceive many and who come in sheep’s clothing. For it is written, Deuteronomy 18:15-22; St. Matthew 7:15-23, (note verses 13-14); St. Matthew 24:5, 11 and St. John 10:7-16. For it is written, St. Matthew 26:31 and St. Luke 16:14-16.
Do read the uploaded PDF below of the 'Mission Statement' with my previous address, 1053 W. Spruce Street, Compton, CA 90220, stated on the letterhead:
For it is proven to be true, JESUS CHRIST IS LORD! As I have witnessed God and Christ the Lord manifest in my flesh, as witnessed by the holy apostles, according to I Timothy 3:16! As the Lord Jesus Christ has truly come alive the second time manifest and revealed within my flesh, according to John chapters 14 and 16 and Hebrews 9:28, in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, in reference to I Corinthians chapters 1 and 2 and I Corinthians chapter 15, as I have declared and testified of briefly at this website and, in greater detail, "The Lamb's Book of Life" of whom God Almighty, the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost, together as one, inspired me to write.
For it is written:
Romans 13:1 LET every soul be subject unto the *higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
See My Testimony of the Demonstration of Light and Power Revealed within My Heart and Soul: It is Come to Pass, the Son of Man, who is Jesus Christ, is Come in Glory and Power! Including Scriptures of Confirmation and Interpretation
2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praised of the same.
4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid: for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
5 Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.
6 For for this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing.
7 *Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour. Zephaniah 3:19-20
Reasons to regularly give to the true church, according to the Random House Webster's College Dictionary, the definition of "tribute" is:
1. a gift, testimonial, compliment, or the like, given as due or as an expression of gratitude or esteem. 2 a stated sum or other valuable consideration paid by one sovereign or state to another in acknowledgment of subjugation or as the price of peace. 3. a rent, tax, or the like, as that paid by a subject to a sovereign. 4. any enforced payment or contribution. 5. obligation to make such payment.
I Corinthians 3:10 According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.
11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
13 Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.
14 If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
15 If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
17 If any an defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.
20 And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
21 Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours:
22 *Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things
present, or things to come; all are yours; Matthew 19:30; Luke 1:45-53;
23 And ye are Christ's and Christ is God's.
The Holy Scriptures, according to Hebrews chapters 8-12; Romans 16:25-27; II Timothy 2:15 and II Timothy 3:14-17:
Comments: Comparing Spiritual things with spiritual, according to I Corinthians 2:1-16, specifically
It is written:
Isaiah 9:2 The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
7 Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from hence forth even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.
Isaiah 44:1-5 and verse 6 Thus saith the Lord the King of Israel, and his redeemer the Lord of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.
7 And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? And the things that are coming, and shall come, let them shew unto them.
8 Fear ye not, neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? Ye are even my witnesses. Is there a God beside me? Yea, there is no God; I know not any.
9 They that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know, that they may be ashamed.
10 Who hath formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?
11 Behold, all his fellows shall be ashamed: and the workmen, they are of men: let them all be gathered together, let them stand up; yet they shall fear, and they shall be ashamed together.
In reference to Isaiah 9:2, "a great light" is my testimony and witness of the Lord Jesus Christ come the second time within me in this way, according to St. John 1:1-17; St. John 3:21; St. John 8:12; St. John 14:1-21; I Corinthians 2:1-16; II Corinthians 4:1-7, specifically verse 6; Hebrews 9:28; and I John 1:1-5.
In reference to Isaiah 9:6 "a child is born", see St. Matthew 1:20-23; St. Matthew 2:1-6; Acts 2:25-36; and I John 5:4-20.
In reference to Isaiah 9:7, 'government' is defined, according to the 'Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 1: the act or process of governing; specif : authoritative direction or control 2: obs: moral conduct or behavior : DISCRETION 3 a: the office, authority, or function of governing b obs : the term during which a governing official holds office 4: the continuous exercise of authority over and the performance of functions for a political unit: RULE 5 a: the organization, machinery or agency through which a political unit exercises authority and performs functions and which is usu. classified according to the distribution of power within it b: the complex of political institutions, laws, and customs through which the function of governing is carried out 6: the body of persons that constitutes the governing authority of a political unit or organization: a: the officials comprising the governing body of a political unit and constituting the organization as an active agency b cap: the executive branch of the U.S. federal government c cap: a small group of persons holding simultaneously the principal political executive offices of a nation or other political unit and being responsible for the direction and supervision of public affairs: (1) : such a group in a parliamentary system constituted by the cabinet or by the ministry (2) ADMINISTRATION
In reference to Isaiah 44:7, "who, as I", as in reference to my new God-given name, being The Lord our righteousness and new Jerusalem, according to Jeremiah 33:16, note verses 14-15; Isaiah 44:6; St. Matthew 23:39; Revelation 1:17-18; Revelation 2:17, 26-27; and Revelation 3:12, due to my my testimony of God, in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, according to St. Matthew 19:28-30; I Corinthians 2:1-16, specifically verses 1-5, ad verses 9-13; and Titus 3:5, as in reference to St. John 3:1-8; Romans 8:28-29;I Corinthians 4:1-21, specifically verse 8; and II Corinthians 3:1-6, specifically verse 3.
And,again, in reference to Isaiah 44:6-7, "since I appointed the ancient people", as in reference to Numbers 16:1-7; Psalms 87:5; Psalms 149:1-9; Daniel 7:9-14, 18, 21-23, 25-27; St. Matthew 21:33-44; Romans 16:25-27; Revelation 1:1-7,17-18; Revelation 2:17, 26-28; Revelation 5:9-13; Revelation 10:7; Revelation 11:15:-18; Revelation 12: 1-17; Revelation 14:3-5, 12; Revelation 15:3-5; and Revelation 17:14, 17-18, as in reference to II Timothy 2:15; and II Timothy 3:14-17.