DECLARING THE WORD OF TRUTH…
UNDERSTANDING WHO IS A BOND SERVANT OF CHRIST JESUS?
Grace be to you all who have been called under grace of salvation which is only found in Christ Jesus by the grace of God.
Regarding the bond servants of Christ Jesus and God the Father, lets first point out where most of the Apostles in the scriptures have called themselves bond servants of Christ then after we shall look at the traits and who is that bond servants are? And why Christians today need to be bond servants of Jesus Christ and God the father rather than just only followers, at times followers are not real disciples or servants.
In this generation Christian believers have become more of church members parents followers, mother’s followers , some grandfather’s rather than true disciples of Jesus Christ, in fact mostly are just following the religions without knowing where they came from and where they are going, if you stood and asked Catholic members and ask them where they came from, they don’t know but they will tell you I just found this religion and my dad was also in the same religion therefore he commanded us to never leave this religion, the same goes to the Seventh Day Adventist, the same goes to the Anglican church members or protestants, the same goes to the so pagan Moslems, the Jehovah witnesses as well even the so called born Agains today have started the same thing, they have turned the pure salvation through Christ Jesus into a religion, some born again Christians don’t know why they have become born Agains and they are in Born Agains, the problem underlying this is that these people have turned it into religion .
This is the reason, since other religions are following religions because their Fathers are members or may be their relatives are members they have continually followed their parents but they are not following Jesus Christ, by the way the same thing is happening today in Born Agains they are joining as members not disciples of Jesus Christ nor Bond servants of Jesus Christ, some either have joined to become rich or to be well off, some have joined because they see they cannot be helped since they are not born Agains you may find that most their friends are born Agains so in fearing to be left he or she hides in them but actually that person is not born Again looking at the character itself. Also some have become born Again only if they have diseases and when they are healed either they are no longer, some others have become born Agains since may be their Families have become born Agains and also some have become born Agains because of the friends and now days born Agains have started making flyers and bill boards to call people to join their churches and when they meet you either on the way they give that flyer and it has contacts and they are growing much and I have seen an example of the churches especially these churches that under influence of foreign Aid,ie Watoto Churches, Ntinda victory Church( VCC Ntinda) and many others in the same category so people are joining such churches to get foreign Aid and such a person is not True follower of Christ Jesus that’s why you still find them dwelling in sins , having boyfriends and girlfriends , adulteries , fornication , wearing like prostitutes and harlots the reason is they did not understand what salvation of Jesus Christ .
Today most Christians have become more followers of Pastors, friends, Fathers and churches and are not submitting to the Living God, now do you see how churches of Born Agains have become religions and now Born Agains Christians are categorized as religions really? Is that how it should be? The reason for this is that people who claim to be Born Again Christians are also behaving like the other religions and hence distorting the real view for salvation. The first religions people were joining in those days to get rich and were taught with norms and traditions and they became traditional religions and when it became more and more now they are real cults, e.g. Muslims are real witch doctors, Catholics are also the founders of Cultism, and now the church of Uganda are following Catholics and the Pope, that the Pope said that they should be One. I think this generation is becoming more confused, if you found a protestant and asked him/she where he is going he cannot tell you who they are following. All the religions are serving Satan and are followers of the Devil. Not followers of Jesus Christ, if they were following Jesus Christ they would do as he commanded or walk in his foot steps.
I have come with the whole to truth today to expose those cults because they have deceived many and people are now following this stupid Pope instead of Jesus Christ, and people have distorted salvation of Our Jesus Christ, it become something to play with, people are joining salvation on the basis on foreign Aid, and some are joining to get Riches because that’s the gospel today. People are not understanding what Salvation of Christ Jesus is, that’s why Satan has been gloating himself over people causing them to sin from generation to generation, the reason is the people have become more wicked even after being born Again and continually living their own lives why can’t Satan cage in those slaveries.
That’s why the bible says that you will know the truth and the truth will set you free John8; 32.
Let me tell you brethren, Jesus Christ did not come with any religion here, people of religions are followers of their own friends, families, uncles, now days pastors and with this such no sense there is no salvation but rather destruction and doom.
Jesus Christ in short genuinely came to save us and give us eternal Life that was his first commission from our heavenly father.
Here is the scripture.” For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have everlasting life(Eternal Life) so Salvation was a gift from God through Christ Jesus.
We see that Jesus Christ came to save lives of those who have been bound by Satan in many CAGES of sins, in other words coming to Salvation is to have Faith in Jesus Christ that he is the only savior to give eternal life and salvation is only found in his name and that’s why he came, but not limited to Save lives but also to set free the captives and brought the good news to the poor.
Let’s see what the scriptures say about Jesus Christ before his coming.
1The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, 2to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn,3and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor. This was seen by Isaiah and it’s in Isaiah61; 1-3.
Now let’s see when Jesus Christ when he just reached Nazareth;
He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written:18“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free,19to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” 20Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him. 21He began by saying to them, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” Luke4; 18-21
Now this where the people have not understood, that was the ministry of Jesus Christ and his first assignment was to save people to eternal Life and then in his ministry all that was supposed to be seen and the same still remains, but he said I have come to bring the good news to the poor, to proclaim the freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind.
Jesus saying good news to the poor did not mean the physical poor or those who are living in poverty or not really, Jesus Christ came for the people are yearning spiritually but they are poor in Spirit and are yearning to know more about the Kingdom of God. Now since people have not understood that statement they are coming thinking they will be rich that was the good news, that is very dangerous to the Born Again who come to Salvation for Riches.
Another point is on the recovery of sight of the blind, Jesus Christ came so that he may now see for us through his Holy Spirit but today Born Agains are still very blind, so this means they have not received the True Jesus Christ, may be they have received another Jesus because if you are in Christ Jesus in Truth, you are able to see the kingdom of God and His plans for humanity, but being ignorant of all the scriptures Born Agains have still dwelt in continuous sins and blindness hence remaining blind and they are in total darkness. What I am I trying to point out is that understanding why we come in the Faith of Jesus Christ and what are able to get through Faith in Jesus Christ. People are contrary to the Ministry of Jesus Christ, Pastors have become their Light, not Jesus Christ, yet he came so that everyone who believes in Him by Obeying His word and commands would become the Light for himself and for others, if you can’t see yourself how will you see for others?
Christians are Ignorant of God’s Kingdom that’s why they have become partakers of sin and they are following traditions of these stupid Religions and Yet Jesus Christ came to remove such bondages and save our souls. Here Jesus Christ needs people to be Born Again genuinely out of love they have for him and we should know that Salvation or eternal life is only found in him. Regardless of what struggles you are going through. But today it’s the opposite, People have come with expectation in Jesus Christ rather than Faith in Christ Jesus. When you come with expectation that if you be born again that you will become rich and if that does not happen then you are no longer a born Again its very amazing and dangerous , they have ended up being disappointed because they did not come to seek the kingdom of God genuinely rather they came with expectation and even I am also disturbed by the Evangelists everywhere, they are preaching the same things, that come to Jesus Christ you will be rich, and you will prosper, and this person who you are telling will come with that expectation of getting rich than Faith in Jesus Christ for eternal life and if it happens he doesn’t get what he/she expected , they will be disappointed and they go back to their same old ways. People are not telling the truth about salvation, Pastors are not telling the truth about salvation, Religions are not telling the truth about salvation that’s why the Word of God has been distorted by every tom and harry to preach, whoever sees he has ready the Bible he becomes a pastor or an evangelist or an Apostle most especially the Born Agains, because they have not been given such callings or gifts from heaven, they have continually deceived the blind and those who come to seek riches in Christ and the son goes on like that like that, If you are genuinely called By God then you shall be taught the Lord and then come to Faith Christ Jesus and therefore the flock will be fed with word that comes from the Holy Spirit.
Jesus answered. “No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them, and I will raise them up at the last day. It is written in the Prophets: ‘They will all be taught by God.’ Everyone who has heard the Father and learned from him comes to me. No one has seen the Father except the one who is from God; only he has seen the Father. Very truly I tell you, the one who believes has eternal life. I am the bread of life. John6; 44-48
Another scriptures say “Very truly I tell you Pharisees, anyone who does not enter the sheep pen by the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber. The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice. John10; 1-4
Now this generation has come up with many thieves and robbers not Pastors or true shepherds because they are not entering the sheep by the gate, but they are climbing some other ways, this is confirmed because they are teaching things that Jesus Christ did not teach instead they have come up with a heresies, wind teachings to seduce the unstable in spirit but he warned them before that those who are truly of Jesus Christ will hear his voice and even today they will hear his voice and come to him, for I am the Vessel that he is using to bring back the lost sheep. The thieves came before and they have been deceiving you but their time has ended, now they real sheep of Christ Jesus will hear his voice because he is the only gate to eternal life.
Do you see how people have ended up in Hell for not understanding why Jesus Christ came and if they come to him what they are expected of from Christ Jesus? Let’s look at the scripture where Jesus Christ was justifying that he came to save us from death if we obey his word and hear and believe him who sent him.
For the Father loves the Son and shows him all he does. Yes, and he will show him even greater works than these, so that you will be amazed. For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son gives life to whom he is pleased to give it. Moreover, the Father judges no one, but has entrusted all judgment to the Son, that all may honor the Son just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father, who sent him.
“Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life. Very truly I tell you, a time is coming and has now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear will live. John5; 24.
Now looking at the subject of the bond servant, Jesus Christ is the master that we are looking at to serve and fulfill what he purposed for his church today. Therefore Jesus Christ doesn’t delight in people who come to steal him, to get AID because of his name, nor coming to him because your Parent is following him, Jesus Christ needs true bond servants, disciples not members who come for expectations but rather Faith in him, that he is the only who can grant you eternal life and you believe through him will reach the kingdom of heaven, and In this he needs us to be submissive to his word and obey his commands by following examples.
Here is the statement from the scripture that we shall use in regards to what Jesus Christ expects us to do I mean those who have come genuinely to Christ Jesus to save their souls for eternal Life.
Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it. What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul? Mathew16; 24-26.
Jesus Christ plainly said if you live your life you will lose it but whoever loses their life for me will find it, he was simply meaning that if come to Faith in Jesus Christ, you forget your life you have been living and now you live according to how Jesus Christ wants you to live, people then you shall be called a disciple of Jesus Christ, you are being his servant. But today people are still living their own lives even after getting saved or being born again that will mean that your life will not be found because you are still saving to satisfy your own desires and therefore you can’t be a follower of Jesus Christ or his servant, Jesus Christ needs bond servants and True disciples not members.
Another scriptures says; And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again. Now do you see what I am talking about? Once you have come to Jesus Christ’s faith, then you are no longer on your own and you are not supposed not live your own life Rather to Live the Life of Jesus Christ by satisfying what he has called you to do and serve him. 2Corrinthians5; 15.
This takes us to who is a bond servant of Jesus Christ? What are the traits of bond servant of Jesus Christ?
Like I said we have seen many of scriptures where most disciples of Christ Jesus calling themselves Bond servants of Jesus Christ.
Who is a bond servant?
The description of a Biblical bondservant of is one who chooses to serve his Master till death. He will forever wear the mark of this Master. He accomplishes all the Master’s will for his life because of a love called “agape”. There are no loose ends, frustrations, or indecision. Eternity for the bond- servant is marked with glorious rewards at the Mercy seat of the Master (Exo.21:1-6).
James starts off in James 1:1 saying:
“James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ…”
The Term Bondservant here comes from the word dulos. And is defined as:
- a slave, bondman, man of servile condition
- a slave
- metaph., one who gives himself up to another’s will those whose service is used by Christ in extending and advancing his cause among men
- devoted to another to the disregard of one’s own interests
A Servant, attendant; The best definition here is “devoted to another to the disregard of one’s own interests.” On its basic level a bondservant is simply following your master to complete disregard of your own will, emotions, and desires.
To put it into contrast of being a Bondservant of Christ, it means a complete and utter devotion to God, His word, and His will. It is disregarding your own desires and will in all things to lay your life at the Cross and follow Christ. It is not being perfect, yet it is a dedication to following God in all things.
This is why. “You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength (Deuteronomy 6:5). This is freedom in the Spirit of the Lord.
These are some of the characteristics of a bond servant of Jesus Christ.
- Bondservant of Christ is emptied of self, and walks in deep humility before the Lord, faithfully obeying Him to the point of suffering hardship, humiliation, and even death if required. (Phil. 2:5-8; Luke 1:38)
A Bondservant of Christ has a deep and genuine concern for the welfare of others. (Phil. 2:20-21; Col. 4:14-13)
3. A Bondservant of Christ seeks to encourage, comfort and strengthen others. (Col. 4:7- 8)
4. A Bondservant of Christ strives to do the will of his Master, and please Him only, and has abandoned seeking after the praise of men. (Gal. 1:10; II Cor. 5:9)
5. A Bondservant of Christ does not promote or exalt self but promotes and exalts Christ as Lord of all, and views self as a bond slave of others to fulfill the call of Christ. (II Cor. 4:5)
6. A Bondservant of Christ is not quarrelsome, but kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged, gently correcting those who are in opposition. (II Tim. 2:24-25)
7. A Bondservant of Christ sees his/her life of service as a grateful, dutiful, and loving response to God and not something for which he/she expects to be thanked by his/her Master, but rather rewarded for his/her faithfulness. (Luke 17:7-10; Rom. 12:1-2; Eph. 6:5-8)
Here are some examples of Jesus Christ himself being a servant of God and of the Apostles being bond servants of Jesus Christ.
Jesus was a Servant – “To you first, God, having raised up His Servant Jesus, sent Him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities.” (Acts 3:26)
Jesus’ Disciples became servants – Jesus said, “Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant.”And whoever of you desires to be first shall be slave of all. “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” (Mark 10:43-45)
Jesus came to serve. “For who is greater, he who sits at the table, or he who serves? Is it not he who sits at the table? Yet I am among you as the One who serves.” (Luke 22:27)
Jesus is our example. We are to do as He has shown us. Jesus took the form of a bond servant, but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. (Philippians 2:7)
Jesus came to do the will of His father. Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come – In the volume of the book it is written of Me – To do Your will, O God.’ (Psalm 40:7; Hebrews 10:7) We must allow God to have all authority in our lives. We do this because of our love for our Master.
Jesus’ apostles became servants – The apostles were bondservants Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God (Romans 1:1)
Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: (Philippians 1:1)
James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings. (James 1:1) Notice, James had no problem with saying, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ
Simon Peter, a bondservant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained like precious faith with us by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: (2 Peter 1:1)
Jude, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, To those who are called, sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ: (Jude 1:1)
When we look at this generational churches its total opposite with the first the Apostles and the servants of God in the early church, today churches are continually preaching about their pride, how they have gained, and they are transferring the same spirit to the church, people are full of pride of themselves because that’s how they are taught in Church, people have been taught to exclusively care for themselves, and people being born Again to revenge on those that have mistreated them, other than forgiveness in Christ Jesus, the has continually promoted the spirit of Jealousy in the flock, people are competing in the churches instead of togetherness for victory but Satan is using these weapons to divide the Church flock into witcraft again into Jealousy prayers for others really? And you say you are a born Again? Or a servant of God, people have become lovers of themselves not minding others, people are still dwelling in stupid sins that they would avoid by themselves when they heed the voice of the Holy Spirit.
The church become like a disco club today where anyone can enter and dance for the Lord I hear, people have formed even the Dance Groups and they are transferring the worldly dances to the altar of God. Let me tell you, hypocrites that such churches are not the churches of God but those are modernized churches with servants of Satan and in fact most people have become bond servants of Satan. That’s why the bible says for the above that;
The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God. Galations5; 19-21
A True Church of God is the Spiritual Church that over comes sin and the church overcomes because of the Holy Spirit presence, since he is the teacher he will convict that sin and teaches you how to do repentance and guide you the way you should serve the Lord God through Jesus Christ.
In conclusion; brethren lets come to Jesus Christ to save our souls and have eternal life as the Faith we have in Jesus Christ, there we shall make good bondservants of Jesus Christ by not living our own lives rather living for the sake of Jesus Christ and love him with our soul, our hearts, strength and minds and all thoughts to him by doing his will and fulfill what he called us for.
Also be careful of the fake gospels of the thieves who have been sent by the devil to kill your lives through his devil Agents they call Pastors, Bishops, Priests, Prophets and others who fall in the same Categories, Rather change totally by doing sincere repentance and repent for having followed the devil and served the devil in ignorance and genuinely come for True Salvation In Jesus Christ and he here says; To fear the Lord is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech. Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have insight, I have power. Proverbs8; 13-14.
You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. Or do you think Scripture says without reason that he jealously longs for the spirit he has caused to dwell in us? But he gives us more grace.
That is why Scripture says: “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.”
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Grieve, mourn and wail. Change your laughter to mourning and your joy to gloom. Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. James4; 4-10.
Please take heed to the things you have read, lest you drift away and taken by wind of teachings which is leads you to destruction.
SOME WHAT? SOME HOW? SOME WON’T AND SOME WILL.