The Song of Moses: “They have corrupted themselves; they are not His children, because of their blemish: A perverse and crooked generation. For they are a nation void of counsel. How could one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, and the Lord had surrendered them? For their rock is not like our Rock: For their vine is of the vine of Sodom and of the fields of Gomorrah; their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter. Their wine is the poison of serpents, and the cruel venom of cobras. Brood of vipers! Do not think to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I say to you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones. And even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees… Therefore, every tree which does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
For it shall come to pass, if you do not obey the voice of the Lord your God, to observe carefully all His Commandments, that all these curses will come upon you: “The Lord will bring you and the king whom you set over you to a nation which neither you nor your fathers have known, and there you shall serve other gods—wood and stone. And you shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword among all nations where the Lord will drive you… And the Lord will take you back to Egypt in ships, by the way of which I said to you, ‘You shall never see it again.’ And there you shall be offered for sale to your enemies as male and female slaves, but no one will buy you.” “For I know their works and their thoughts. It shall be that I will gather all nations and tongues.”
Vengeance is Mine, and recompense; their foot shall slip in due time. Rejoice, O Gentiles, with His people; for He will avenge the blood of His servants and render vengeance to His adversaries; He will provide atonement for His land and His people. And in the days of these kings, the God of Heaven will set up a Kingdom which shall never be destroyed. It shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms: As you saw that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it broke in pieces the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver, and the gold... He (the Messiah) will be as a sanctuary, but a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense to both the houses of Israel, as a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem... And many among them shall stumble; they shall fall and be broken, be snared and taken. Bind up the Testimony, seal the Law among “My disciples.”
Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out that they might be made manifest, that none of them were of us. Who is a liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist who denies the Father and the Son. And now, little children, abide in Him, that when He appears, we may have confidence and not be ashamed before Him at His coming. Thus, says Jesus Christ: I am the vine, you are the branches. Without Me you can do nothing. If anyone does not abide in Me, he is cast out as a branch and is withered; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.
Now by this we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments. He who says, “I know Him,” and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the Truth is not in him. This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness until now.
Therefore, love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. You shall not abhor an Edomite, for he is your brother. You shall not abhor an Egyptian, because you were an alien in his land. The children of the third generation born to them may enter the assembly of the Lord. Cursed is the one who perverts Justice due the stranger.
Thus, says the Lord: “Have you murdered and also taken possession?” “Therefore, you are witnesses against yourselves that you are the sons of those who murdered the prophets. Fill-up, then, the measure of your fathers’ guilt. Serpents, brood of vipers! How can you escape the damnation of Hell? Therefore, I send you prophets, wise men, and scribes: Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues and persecute from city to city, that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on the Earth. Assuredly, I say to you, all these things will come upon this generation. You are of your father the Devil, and the desires of your father you want to do: He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the Truth, because there is no Truth in him.
And Jesus Christ said: “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing! See! Your house is left to you desolate; for I say to you, you shall see Me no more till you say, ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!”
Hosea 5:15 states that the Messiah came and went back to Heaven: “I will return again to My place till they acknowledge their offense. Then they will seek My face; in their affliction, they will earnestly seek Me.” For Isaiah says that the Messiah came and “He was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgressions of My people, He was stricken. And they made His grave with the wicked. He had done no violence, nor was any deceit in His mouth. Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise Him. When you make His soul an offering for Sin, He shall see His seed, He shall prolong His days. And He bore the Sin of many and made intercession for the transgressors.”
Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that He may send Jesus Christ, who was preached to you before, whom Heaven must receive until the times of restoration of all things. For if (the Jews) being cast away is the reconciling of the world, what will their acceptance be, but Life from the dead?
Thus, go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. And as you go, preach, saying: ‘The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!’ For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to Salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek.
If you really fulfill the royal Law according to the Scripture: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well; but if you show partiality, you commit sin. For He who said: “Do not commit adultery” also said: “Do not murder.” Now, if you do not commit adultery, but you do murder, you have become a transgressor of the Law. So speak and so do as those who will be judged by the law of liberty. For Judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over Judgment. There is no fear in Love; but perfect Love casts out fear: Because fear has torment. Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do Good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in Heaven.
Thus, Jesus came saying: “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you.”
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