A Rebuttal to SDA Pastor Richard O’Ffill's View of Separatists

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Dear Reader,

The Following was posted by Pastor Richard O'Ffill's on his Revival Sermons forum.
http://www.revivalsermons.org/forums/

Then another person posted Pastor’s O’Ffill’s statement on separatists to the forum I function on.  That person has been told everything I will tell you in this document, yet he refuses to believe clear and present truth from the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy, concerning very present issues in the SDA church. 

I will present Pastor O’Ffill’s view first and then I will address his non-separatist mentality.  Here is his view in his words verbatim:

A Question about the Separatist Mentality

I recently received an email with the following question: "How do you respond to the Separatist mentality that says one must get out of the church in order to be saved, because of the growing apostasy?"

What follows is my response.

Dear Brother


Thank you for your email. Some observations:

1. Jesus went to the synagogue every Sabbath even though one time they tried to kill Him after the service.

2. He encouraged the lady who was giving offerings in the temple even though the high priest at the temple was Caiaphas.

3. The Scripture says we are to be salt and leaven.

4. The church hasn't apostatized though some have. I am part of the church and so are you and we haven't. Elijah thought he was the only one left. God pointed out there were thousands of faithful and so there are today.

5. Beware of those who suggest breaking away. They often have a hidden agenda. Remember what Jesus said about wolves in sheep's clothing.

6. The 'sinners in Zion will be shaken out'. If these people are the 'good guys' they should stay, not leave.

7. It is time we began to look to Jesus and put our trust in Him and not each other. We are destabilized because we are looking at the unstable. When our feet are on the
Rock who is Jesus, we cannot be moved.

Your brother in Christ,

Richard O'Ffill

Ron Beaulieu’s response to Pastor O’Ffill’s non-separatist mentality taking it one point at a time:

1.   Jesus went to the synagogue every Sabbath even though one time they tried to kill Him after the service.

Ron responds:  It is unfortunate that Pastor O’Ffill does not give all of the truth concerning exactly what Jesus and His disciples did.  Pastor O’Ffill has just as much access to the Spirit of Prophecy and the Scriptural record as I do, so why did he not give the truth concerning this important issue. The answer is found in Isaiah 56:10-12.  God says that ALL the dumb-dog watchmen cannot understand.  Count the number of times ALL is used by God in Isaiah 56:10-12.  Go ahead and count them! I will make it convenient for you.  Just click here[RB1] .

Here is the truth that Pastor O’Ffill should have discerned:

"Christ was a protestant...The Reformers date back to Christ and the apostles. They came out and separated themselves from a religion of forms and ceremonies. Luther and his followers did not invent the reformed religion. They simply accepted it as presented by Christ and the apostles." E.G. White, Review and Herald, vol. 2, 48, col. 2.

 

Pastor O’Ffill implies that Jesus and the apostles did not come out and separate.  That is a diabolical lie and should not be made to look like anything else!  God warned us that the leaders will divine lies.  Notice:

 

Eze 13:9 And mine hand shall be upon the prophets [leaders] that see vanity, and that divine lies: they shall not be in the assembly of my people, neither shall they be written in the writing of the house of Israel, neither shall they enter into the land of Israel; and ye shall know that I [am] the Lord GOD.

 

Note: In the broad sense of the word, church leaders are prophets, which in the broad sense means a representative of God. And do they consider themselves as prophets in that sense? Oh yes!  Dr. B.B. Beach told me on the phone that I had better be careful how I spoke to the prophets of God, referring to himself.  I had respect for the “regular line” watchmen before they imbibed Omega Apostasy, but no longer.  When they do that, we are not to even pray for them for they thereby commit unpardonable sin, as do all who follow their leading, Jeremiah 11:9-15 and Isaiah 8:9-13.  They are then broken in pieces. See also the margin of Ezekiel 9:2 for the word slaughtering weapon, which is: a weapon of his breaking in pieces. KJV.  Who does the slaughtering[RB2] ?

 

"The Sanhedrin had rejected Christ's message and was bent upon His death therefore Jesus departed from Jerusalem, from the priests, the temple, the religious leaders, the people who had been instructed in the law, and turned to another class to proclaim His message, and to gather out those who should carry the gospel to all nations.

As the light and life of men was rejected by the ecclesiastical authorities in the days of Christ, so it has been rejected in every succeeding generation. Again and again the history of Christ's withdrawal from Judea has been repeated. When the Reformers preached the word of God, they had no thought of separating themselves from the established church but the religious leaders would not tolerate the light, and those that bore it were forced to seek another class, who were longing for the truth. In our day few of the professed followers of the Reformers are actuated by their spirit. Few are listening for the voice of God, and ready to accept truth in whatever guise it may be presented. Often those who follow in the steps of the Reformers are forced to turn away from the churches they love, in order to declare the plain teaching of the word of God. And many times those who are seeking for light are by the same teaching obliged to leave the church of their fathers, that they may render obedience." E.G. White, Desire of Ages, 232. 

 

Ron’s Commentary:  The very first act of Christ’s ministry on this earth was to gather out from the apostate Temple, those who would take the gospel to the then known world.

 

How can we obey the first and second commandments and the first and second angel’s messages, which correspond to the first and second commandments, while violating both by being linked to Babylon’s Associations, Councils and Confederacies?  This linkage precludes professing Seventh-day Adventists from being God’s commandment-keeping people from the moment that linkage occurred beginning in the latter 1950’s and early 1960’s.

 

"And as they persisted in their rejection of the gospel the apostle (Paul) went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space for three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God. But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus." Acts, 19:8, 9.

 

Paul Left

 

"And as they persisted in their rejection of the gospel the apostle (Paul) went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space for three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God. But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus." Acts, 19:8, 9.

 

"Fearing that the faith of the believers would be endangered by continued association with these opposers of the truth, Paul separated from them, and gathered the disciples into a distinct body." E.G. White, Acts of the Apostles, p. 286.

 

Scripture on Home Churches Organized by Christ and His Disciples

 

Act 13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called

 

Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

 

Rom 16:5 Likewise [greet] the church that is in their house. Salute my well beloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.

 

Phm 1:2 And to [our] beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in thy house:

 

1Cr 16:19 The churches of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.

 

Col 4:15 Salute the brethren which are in Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the church which is in his house.

 

1 Corinthians 14:26 describes an early church meeting, in which everyone present shared in providing hymns, instruction, revelation, tongues, or interpretation.

 

1Cr 14:26 How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.

 

Act 14:23 And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

 

Act 14:27 And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.

 

1Pe 5:13 The [church that is] at Babylon, elected together with [you], saluteth you; and [so doth] Marcus my son.

 

Rom 16:1 I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea:

 

Col 4:16 And when this epistle is read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that ye likewise read the [epistle] from Laodicea.

 

1Cr 1:2 Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called [to be] saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:

 

Pastor O’Ffill’s Point #2:

 

“He encouraged the lady who was giving offerings in the temple even though the high priest at the temple was Caiaphas.”

 

Ron responds:  The headquarters of Jesus and His disciple’s church was also at Jerusalem.  They gathered funds on the first day of the week.  Recall that Judas was the treasurer of the purse strings.  Do you think that Jesus and His disciples took the tithe laid in store and gave it to the apostate Temple church?  Nay!  It went for the support of those Christ had gathered out to give the gospel to the world, because the Jews refused to fulfill their commission.

 

1Cr 16:2 Upon the first [day] of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as [God] hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

 

Why did Jesus encourage the lady who was giving offerings at the Temple?  Because He was trying to avoid a scene in order to be able to “gather out” the faithful.  Imaging yourself going to an SDA church to witness and “steal the sheep from the wolves,” and the first thing you do is tell the people not to pay their tithe to the apostate church! How wise would that be?  We are supposed to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves.  How far would you get?!  How successful would you be? That is why Jesus said what He did to the lady Pastor O’Ffill refers to.  He is taking the incident totally out of context, and the dumb-dog watchmen are experts at that as you will see by the time I am done—if you don’t already.

 

Remember of the Scriptural references to home churches I gave you above?  The finances gathered by the disciples on Sunday were to support the leaders of those home churches who functioned as servant teachers of the true flock of Christ.   They did not live better than those they served.  They did not receive perks and retirement pay.  The got just enough to survive on, because truth is no popular in the streets!  They served as long as they lived!  So once again, Pastor O’Ffill has perverted the facts by not presenting the truth to his patrons.  Ellen White said that those who depart from the truth do not have integrity, and sadly, that is beginning to show in the case of Pastor Richard O’Ffill.

 

We are to support the “regular lines” church when its leaders are refined, reformed and teaching the truth[RB3] .

 

“When we see the regular lines are altered and purified and refined, and the God of the heavens mold is upon the regular lines, then it is our business to establish the regular lines.”  E.G. White, Spaulding-Magan Collection, p. 162-168.

 

Are There Faithful SDA Pastors?

 

Yes indeed there are.  Some have been removed for their stance for the truth and some have even removed themselves.  Here is the Spirit of Prophecy on that issue:

 

"Many will stand in our pulpits with the torch of false prophecy in their hands, kindled from the hellish torch of Satan. If doubts and unbelief are cherished, the faithful ministers will be removed from the people who think they know so much. 'If thou hadst known,' said Christ, 'even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes." E.G. White, Testimonies to Ministers, pp. 409, 410.

 

Have doubts and unbelief continued to be cherished?  Have SDA leaders continued to demonstrate doubt and disbelieve in the Testimonies of God’s Word and the Spirit of Prophecy.  This document will leave no doubt in the discerning mind as to the truth regarding that question.

 

Pastor O’Ffill’s Statement #3.

 

2.    The Scripture says we are to be salt and leaven.

 

Ron’s Commentary:  Pastor O’Ffill makes an oblique reference to the wheat and tares dwelling together. That has NOTHING to do with gross, open sin apostasy[RB4] .  And if this is not true, we should all return to Mother Rome, the first apostate church! Mark God’s Word friend, if gross apostasy can coexist with the “salt” in the church of God, then we are all indebted to return to Rome, and Jesus and His disciples should never have left their apostate church! There should be no such thing as a Protestant!

 

Let’s check Scripture to find what it really says about the salt and leaven.

 

Mat 5:13 Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

 

The salt loses its savour when the church leaders become vanguards in apostasy and the laity follows suit.  Who leads in the apostasy?  We will see very shortly.

 

1Cr 5:8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened [bread] of sincerity and truth.

 

Mat 16:6 Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.

 

Here we find that Jesus said to beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the Sadducees.  You see friend of min, there were two factions in the apostate Jewish organization—the conservative Pharisees, and the liberal Sadducees.  That very same situation accrues today in the apostate, New Movement, professing Seventh-day Adventist church. 

 

The conservative Pharisees are the intra-church independent ministries who operate similar houses of merchandise and sell their ware to SDA’s.  They do not take a stand for the correct response to the apostasy, for then there would be no sale outlet for their glossy catalogs listing wares for sale.  They do teach the true gospel, but their sacred tithe money goes also to support the liberal Sadducees who teach a false gospel.  They both (Pharisees and Sadducees) are timeservers, putting in denominations service time in order to receive the perks of retirement benefits.

 

One of the prime reasons that many Jewish leaders did not want to leave the apostate system to follow Jesus and company, was because of the many perks provided by the Temple.  Josephus tells how there were many benefits including tax relief.  The very same condition exists in the house of merchandise SDA church today.  It is big business and is involved in the “numbers racket” of making salvation easy and entertaining enough to draw in great numbers in order to receive more money, after the order of Mother Rome.  The truth and standards trail in the dust in order to recruit great numbers.  Am I making this up? Did Ellen White war of this situation?

 

 

     A new order of things has come into the ministry. There is a desire to pattern after other churches, and simplicity and humility are almost unknown. The young ministers seek to be original, and to introduce new ideas and new plans for labor. Some open revival meetings, and by this means call large numbers into the church. But when the excitement is over, where are the converted ones? Repentance and confession of sin are not seen. The sinner is entreated to believe in Christ and accept Him, without regard to his past life of sin and rebellion. The heart is not broken. There is no contrition of soul. The supposed converted ones have not fallen upon the Rock, Christ Jesus. {2SM 18.4}

   I was confirmed in all I had stated in Minneapolis, that a reformation must go through the churches. Reforms must be made, for spiritual weakness and blindness were upon the people who had been blessed with great light and precious opportunities and privileges. As reformers they had come out of the denominational churches, but they now act a part similar to that which the churches acted. We hoped that there would not be the necessity for another coming out. [THIS IS THE ONLY KNOWN STATEMENT FROM THE PEN OF ELLEN WHITE INDICATING THAT SHE MIGHT HAVE LOST CONFIDENCE IN THE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH ORGANIZATION. THE DOUBT WHICH SHE EXPRESSED HERE WAS NEVER REPEATED DURING THE REMAINING TWENTY-SIX YEARS OF HER LIFE.] While we will endeavor to keep the "unity of the Spirit" in the bonds of peace, we will not with pen or voice cease to protest against bigotry.--EGW '88 356, 357 (1889). {LDE 48.1}

The leaders added the part in red print. That is another of their DIVINED LIES. If you believe their lie, read this: http://omega77.tripod.com/leavestate.htm

The logical question at this point is:  Then why did Ellen White remain in the church if a New Order of things occurred in the ministry in her day?  Answer:  That New Order of the ministry in her day was harlotry. She called it that.  It is possible for a harlot to reform her ways, BUT NOT AFTER JOINING BABYLON AFTER KNOWING THE TRUTH.  That is the difference.  Israel played the harlot.  But when she joined in conspiracy with God’s enemies, Jeremiah 11:9-15 KJV, God said don’t pray for her.  It was game over for that generation of Jews.  Was there a faithful faction that separated in that generation[RB5] ?

Once again, Pastor O’Ffill perverted and misapplied the Word of God.  I told you, they are good at it, until God sends someone with the real truth comes along and points out their gross divined lies.

Pastor O’Ffill’s Point #4

3.   The church hasn’t apostatized though some have.  I am part of the church and so are you and we haven’t. Elijah thought he was the only one left. God pointed out there were thousands of faithful and so there are today.

Ron’s Commentary: To liken Elijah with SDA church leaders and/or laity, is the same as paralleling Elijah to the Pharisees and Sadducees whom he warred against!  This is a preposterous divined lie if there ever was one!  Elijah went to Israel’s apostate leaders and told them of their apostasy.

There is constant need of earnest, decided messages of warning. God will have men who are true to duty. At the right time He sends His faithful messengers to do a work similar to that of Elijah.”—5 Testimonies, 254.

 

“The mountain was covered with people full of eager expectation. The king [Ahab] came in great pomp, and the idolaters, confident of triumph, shouted his welcome. But God had been greatly dishonored. One man, and only one man, appeared to vindicate the honor of God. With clear, trumpet like tones Elijah addressed the vast multitude: ‘How long halt ye between two opinions? if the Lord be God, follow Him: but if Baal, then follow him.’ The result was that the Lord God, who ruleth in the heavens, was vindicated, and the Baal worshipers were slain. Where are the Elijah’s of today?”—5 Testimonies, 526-527.

 

Pastor O’Ffill implies that there are thousands of other faithful messengers within the apostate church.  There are thousands of faithful, but those who know of the apostasy and join with those who commit it are not counted by God as being faithful.  They are regarded by God as grievous spiritual criminals:

 

"If God abhors one sin above another, of which HIS PEOPLE are guilty, it is of doing nothing in a case of emergency. Indifference or neutrality in a religious crisis is regarded of God as a grievous crime and equal to the very worst type of hostility against God." E.G. White, Review and Herald, Vol. 1, p. 136. Also, Testimonies, Vol. 3, p. 281.

 

"For evils that we might have checked, we are just as responsible as if we were guilty." Desire of Ages, p. 44.

 

"The plain straight testimony must live in the church, or the curse of God will rest upon His people as surely as it did upon ancient Israel because of their sins. God holds His people, as a body [corporately], responsible for the sins existing in individuals among them." Testimonies, Vol. 3, p. 269.

 

"Any connection with infidels and UNBELIEVERS which would identify us with them is FORBIDDEN by the word. We are to come out from them and be separate. in no case are we to link ourselves with them in their plans or work." E. G. White,  Fundamentals of Christian Education,  482.

 

Babylon is regarded as unbelievers.  That is why we had to come out of her!  They are lead by Satan as a body, Early Writings, 273.

 

“So far as his opportunities extend, every one who has received the light of truth is under the same solemn and fearful responsibility as was the prophet of Israel, to whom the word of the Lord came, saying: "Son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.  When I say unto the wicked, O wicked man surely die; if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.  Nevertheless, if thou warn the wicked of his way to turn from it; if he do not turn from his way, he shall die in his iniquity, but thou has delivered thy soul.”  Eze 33:7-9, The Great Controversy, p. 459.

Chapter Title: In the Spirit and Power of Elias

 

In the closing work of God in the earth, the standard of His law will be again exalted. False religion may prevail, iniquity may abound, the love of many may wax cold, the cross of Calvary may be lost sight of, and darkness, like the pall of death, may spread over the world the whole force of the popular current may be turned against the truth plot after plot may be formed to overthrow the people of God but in the hour of greatest peril the God of Elijah will raise up human instrumentalities to bear a message that will not be silenced. In the populous cities of the land, and in the places where men have gone to the greatest lengths in speaking against the Most High, the voice of stern rebuke will be heard. Boldly will men of God's appointment denounce the union of the church with the world. Earnestly will they call upon men and women to turn from the observance of a man-made institution to the observance of the true Sabbath. "Fear God, and give glory to Him," they will proclaim to every nation "for the hour of His judgment is come: and worship Him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters. . . . If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of His indignation." Revelation 14:7-10.  Prophets and Kings, page 186, 187.

 

Pastor O’Ffill says that the church is not in apostasy; that there are only apostates in the church.  Let’s deal with the part he admits to: What are apostates doing in the church?

 

But more importantly, how did the apostasy of the church leaders begin and who were the culprits? The apostasy began over a period of time.  Even in Ellen White’s day, she accused the leaders of having concord (agreement) with Babylon:

 

"I have been shown that the spirit of the world is fast leavening the church. You are following the same path as did ancient Israel. There is the same falling away from your holy calling as God's peculiar people. You are having fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness. Your concord [agreement] with unbelievers have provoked the Lord's displeasure. You know not the things that belong to your peace, and they are fast being hid from your eyes. Your neglect to follow the light will place you in a more unfavorable position than the Jews upon whom Christ pronounced a woe." Testimonies, Vol. 5, pp. 75-76.

 

Some SDA leaders in Ellen White’s day were AGREEING (in concord[RB6] ) with unbelievers, but they had not yet JOINED their Associations, Councils and Confederacies. That was tantamount to Israel’s harlotry BEFORE she joined God’s enemies in conspiracy (syn. Confederacy), Jer. 11:9-15. Then God said not to pray for them, verse 14.

 

Ellen White accused the church four times of being a harlot, or rather her Instructor did, but the church was not a full fledged sister to Babylon until she actually joined Babylon’s Associations, Councils and Confederacies in the latter 1950’s and early 1960’s.

 

Why the SDA Church is in Apostasy versus Just Some Members of the Church

 

·      It was SDA leaders who conspired to join the church to the Hungarian Counsel of Free Churches for 30 years as reported in the Adventist Review. The Hungarian Counsel of Free Churches is a MEMBER of the World Council of Free Churches.  Why do I say “conspired?”  Because the church leadership that did this did not consult the laity in any World Session of the General Conference to inform them and/or ask their approval.

·      It is SDA leaders who have taught two different gospels in the SDA church.  For example, Pastors Dennis Priebe, Dr. Ralph Larson, Larry Kirkpatrick, Dr’s Colin and Russell Standish and others teach the true gospel.  Whereas, William Johnsson, the Adventist Review editor, Dr. Roy Adams, Neal C. Wilson, Robert Folkenberg and many other SDA leaders teach a diametrically opposed “another gospel,” which God said to accurse[RB7] .  Here is the meaning of accursed and the full meaning is critically important—click here[RB8] .  It means under a curse—doomed! Do you want to be under a curse and doomed to an Ezekiel 9 slaughter? If not, you had better take heed friend and accurse all who come to you with “another gospel,” and or teach two different gospels to the world. Support that with your sacred tithe and you are just as guilty as if you did it yourself!  Just as the church is guilty of teaching Babylonian doctrines, because it pays huge dues to Babylon’s Associations, Councils and Confederacies on an annual basis.

·      SDA church leaders adopted Rome’s Central Doctrine, the Trinity Doctrine, in the early 1930’s, without ever consulting the laity in General Conference World Session.  That is conspiracy friend, clear and simple!  That indicts the leaders as being in apostasy, because the Trinity Doctrine, regarding the very Godhead, is contrary to Ellen White and Scripture’s definition of the Holy Spirit and who He is.  It totally bypasses the way the Son’s pre-Incarnation Holy Spirit Divine Nature ONLY, became the third person of the Godhead.

·      SDA leaders, in the early 1930’s, adopted the worlds educational Accreditation Standards. By that standard, the world’s curriculum is being enforced to be taught in SDA educational institutions.  There has been a huge explosion about this at Walla Walla College (University) in the last years.  There is no better way for Satan to enter the church and corrupt the youth than to teach the curriculum of the world to them.

·      SDA leaders have written the books of a new order (mentioned in 1SM 204-5) depicting a new false gospel.

·      SDA leader have advanced different versions on the human nature of Christ which are totally opposed to the Spirit of Prophecy and the Bible. 
Those versions are biblically defined by scripture as antichrist.

·      SDA leaders went to Babylon in search of the Holy Spirit.  They came back toting the Celebration movement as the movement of the Holy Spirit.  This movement is purely satanic as the DVD presentation I will send you proves.  It’s free for the asking.  Just write to me:

 

Ron Beaulieu

RR 3, Site 3, Box 1

Rimbey, Alberta

Canada T0C 2J0

 

The above list of abominations which implicate the SDA church as being in apostasy versus just some members in it, is not an exhaustless list.  The church is now in new Evangelical Discussions with Babylon, that will prove to bring even new apostasies.  The act of counseling with them in the first place is strictly forbidden in Isaiah 8:9-13.

 

Pastor O’Ffill’s Point #5

 

1.   Beware of those who suggest breaking away.  They often have a hidden agenda.  Remember what Jesus said about wolves in sheep’s clothing.

 

Ron’s response:  I just exposed some of the “hidden agenda” apostasies of the church which the leaders imbibed without ever consulting the laity in General Conference World Session.  That was a conspiratorial (very hidden) agenda because the laity was never consulted.  Why doesn’t Pastor O’Ffill come right out and say what the so-called hidden agenda of the faithful true reformers is?  That would be more indicative of a manly stance rather than a dumb-dog one.  But since he did not, I will tell you what we are often accused of as being our hidden agenda.  I will speak from my own personal experience.

 

I have been wrongfully accused many times of doing what I do for the money.  I want to tell you all before God and on my salvation, that there is no money to be made in telling the pure, unadulterated, truth.  One receives a pittance for his/her labors.  I receive far less than the minimum wage for the hours I invest weekly and monthly.  There are no retirement benefits. When I quit producing, I will quit receiving support from most of my patrons.  Interesting account—I was in the hospital for seven months in the year 2000, and some of my supporters quit supporting me when I needed it most.  One of them invested upwards of $20,000 in an investment scheme and lost it all!  He and his parents are still regretting and suffering the great loss, some of which could have benefited the Lord’s cause in the earth.  He told me that the Lord told him no to send me as much.  He then proceeded to lose that money, plus much more in another failed enterprise involving the publication of a cook-book.  I knew that both investments would fail because he decided to use some tithe money for them.

 

I will not inherit a sizeable denominational pension with side benefits such as dental and other medical related benefits.  I receive no housing allowance.  I receive no educational allowance for my offspring.  In short friend, and I say this before the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, I have no hidden agenda whatsoever.  My only agenda is to warn God’s people of what He shows me and tells me to tell them.

 

In short, if one wants to make hoards of money, there is a sure formula.  Just tell Laodiceans what they want to hear like Desmond Ford did.  He was given what is estimated to be upwards of three-million dollars by SDA doctors to advance the false gospel among Adventists.  Alex Ortega told me that is the way to make money if that is the hidden agenda of any independent ministry.  But what would one do in the end thereof?!

 

Again, it is the New Movement SDA leaders that have advanced in a hidden agenda involving the church in all manner of serious abominable apostasies for which we are to sigh and cry.

 

Then Pastor O’Ffill has the nerve to mention wolves in sheep’s clothing.  But here again, he would not like you to know what Jesus really said in defining who the wolves really are! You see, the dumb-dog leaders have for decades lied to you about who the real wolves in sheep’s clothing are. That has been another of their divined lies.  Here is the truth of the matter from God’s Holy Word:

 

25 There is a conspiracy of her prophets [leaders] in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof. 26 Her priests [leaders] have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them. 27 Her princes [leaders] in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain. 28 And her prophets have daubed them with untempered morter, seeing vanity, and divining lies unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord GOD, when the LORD hath not spoken. 29 The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully. 30 And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.  Ezekiel 22:25-30.

 

You see, the dumb dog watchmen, like Pastor O’Ffill, do not even know who the wolves in sheep’s clothing are.  That is indicative of how “they cannot understand.”  They do not understand that when God mentions the prophets, priests and princes, that He is referring to them!  That is about as void of spiritual discernment as one can get.  That is a void of even common sense.

 

Pastor O’Ffills Point #6

 

2.   The ‘sinners in Zion will be shaken out.’ If these people are the ‘good guys’ they should stay, not leave.

 

Ron’s response:  Well Pastor O’Ffill, you have struck out in the last 5 points, so let’s see how you fare in this one. Toward that end I will ask a few questions and then give the real context of Ellen White’s statement concerning the church that appears as about to fall but does not.  Friends, really, the pastors who get paid big tithe and benefit perks are the ones who should be telling you these things!  Not I, who receives a pittance for telling you the truth. First, I will state the entire statement:

 

"The church may appear as about to fall, but it does not fall. It remains, while the sinners IN ZION will be sifted out--the chaff separated from the precious wheat [AFTER THE CLOSE OF PROBATIONARY TIME--CHRIST'S OBJECT LESSONS 72]. This is a terrible ordeal, but nevertheless it must take place. None but those who have been overcoming by the blood of the Lamb and the word of their testimony will be found with the loyal and true, without spot or stain of sin, without guile in their mouths...

The REMNANT that purify their souls by obeying the truth gather strength from the trying process, exhibiting the beauty of holiness amid the surrounding apostasy. All these, He says, 'I have graven . . . upon the palms of my hands' (Isa. 49:16)...

That which God required of Adam before his fall was perfect obedience to His law. God requires now what He required of Adam, perfect obedience, righteousness without a flaw, without shortcoming in His sight....We cannot do this without that faith that brings Christ's righteousness into daily practice." E.G. White, Selected Messages, vol. 2, 380.

 

Questions:

 

·      What is the church called that does not fall?  Answers: Zion, the church triumphant, the remnant, the bride of Christ, the New Jerusalem, Philadelphia. Obviously, the church that remains in not the church militant but the SDA church triumphant.  The SDA church militant has misapplied this statement to herself. That is a lie.

·      Who is Zion? Answer: She is the pure virgin who is married to Christ, Isaiah 62:1-5.  She has sons and daughters, same chapter. She gives a call to her daughter, verse 11.

·      So sinners are shaken out of Zion, a true church triumphant, by the true church triumphant!  Does the Bible support that? Certainly, click here[RB9] :

·      Who is the true remnant?

·      How can the SDA church militant (wheat and tare co-ed church) claim that it is Zion, the church triumphant.

·      Who is shaken from whom?  I have proven in Ezekiel 20:34-38, that the church triumphant shakes out all the rebels from God’s kingdom with her final loud cry call.  She does that from the wilderness where she has come into covenant relationship with God.  That totally discounts the common SDA misconception (cherished lie) that the bad are shaken from their church militant to leave it purged and purified to become the SDA church triumphant.

·      Where are the bad (tares) shaken.  Answer, Ezekiel 22:17-31, into the midst’s of apostate spiritual Jerusalem, the SDA church militant and all other fallen churches who are doing their own thing at the end-time, Isaiah 4:1-4, wearing their own apparel (their own robes of Laodicean self-righteousness) and eating their own bread (their own doctrines and commandments of men) as opposed to the commandments of God and the teachings of God’s word.  Seven women is symbolic of ALL formally organized churches. The SDA church is NO EXCEPTION!  God has shown me this in vision.

Another perspective on who is shaken from whom and by whom:   "I then saw the THIRD ANGEL. Said my accompanying angel, 'Fearful is his work. Awful is his mission. He is the angel that is to select the wheat from the tares, and seal, or bind, the wheat for the heavenly garner." E.G. White, Early Writings, 118. 

 

 "The angel represented in prophecy as delivering this message, symbolizes a class of faithful men, who obedient to the promptings of God's Spirit and the teachings of his word, proclaim this warning to the inhabitants of earth. This message WAS NOT to be committed to the religious leaders of the people." E.. White, The Spirit of Prophecy, vol. 4, 199, 200.

·      Clearly friend of mine, it is the third angel, faithful men, the church triumphant, by which and from which the tares are shaken, not the apostate SDA church militant.  You have seen it from Scripture, Ezekiel 20:34-38, and you have seen it from the Spirit of Prophecy.  There is no excuse for error on this all important issue.

 

THE TRUE CONTEXT OF THE CHURCH THAT APPEARS AS ABOUT TO FALL--PARALLED WITH JACOB AND HIS ARMY GOING TO MEET ESAU

 

 "The church may appear as about to fall, but it does not fall. It remains, while the sinners IN ZION will be sifted out--the chaff separated from the precious wheat [AFTER THE CLOSE OF PROBATIONARY TIME--CHRIST'S OBJECT LESSONS 72]. This is a terrible ordeal, but nevertheless it must take place. None but those who have been overcoming by the blood of the Lamb and the word of their testimony will be found with the loyal and true, without spot or stain of sin, without guile in their mouths...

The REMNANT that purify their souls by obeying the truth gather strength from the trying process, exhibiting the beauty of holiness amid the surrounding apostasy. All these, He says, 'I have graven . . . upon the palms of my hands' (Isa. 49:16)...

That which God required of Adam before his fall was perfect obedience to His law. God requires now what He required of Adam, perfect obedience, righteousness without a flaw, without shortcoming in His sight....We cannot do this without that faith that brings Christ's righteousness into daily practice." E.G. White, Selected Messages, vol. 2, 380.

 

 "The people of God will then be plunged into those scenes of affliction and distress described by the prophet as the time of Jacob's trouble....

"...Jacob had fled for his life, alarmed by his brother's deadly threats....Jacob's company, unarmed and defenseless, SEEMED ABOUT TO FALL helpless victims of violence and slaughter." The Great Controversy, 616, 1911 Edition.

 

The faithful will be surrounded in the solitary retreats to which they have fled. There will appear to be no way of escape. This is when the SDA church triumphant "appears" as about to fall, just as Jacob appeared to be about to fall before his enemies. The Great Controversy, p. 616: Also see The Great Controversy, pp. 626 and 635.

 

The SDA church militant has misapplied this "appearing as about to fall" statement, as applied to itself. Clearly, that is another divine lie.

 

The Read Remnant as Defined by Ellen G. White

 

The Remnant as the last generation of men

 

 "The woman is a symbol of the church, and the remnant of the church represents the Christians of the last generation of men, living just prior to the second advent. The dragon makes war on these for keeping the commandments of God, Sabbath and all, and having the testimony of Jesus Christ, which, according to the inspired definition of chap. xix, 10, 'is the spirit of prophecy.' Here, then, are the causes of the dragon's warfare upon the remnant. They teach the observance of the ten commandments, and the revival of the gifts, and acknowledge the gift of prophecy among them. When the Devil got one foot upon the fourth commandment, and the other upon the gifts planted in the Christian church by Jesus Christ, then his satanic majesty was filled with revengeful delight. But when the remnant, whom God designs to fit for translation to Heaven without seeing death, 'ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein,' then the dragon is wroth, and makes war on them.

 

"The true spirit of the dragonic host, which is already being somewhat developed, is vividly described in Isa. xxx, 8-13, as being manifested just prior to the sudden destruction of those who hate the pure testimony, and love smooth and deceitful things." E. G. White, Spiritual Gifts, Vol. III, 26, 27.

 

The Lord has shown this writer that Ezekiel's wheel within a wheel is the true remnant that dwells within a church militant remnant (wheat and tare co-ed church), until that wheat and tare church commits gross apostasy.  At that point, the true remnant must leave so as not to defile her garments, because the true remnant is not defiled with women, fallen churches, Rev. 14:1-4.

 

"Nominal Adventists.--"Those who united in sounding the first and second angels' messages but who rejected the third angel's message with its Sabbath truth, but nonetheless continued to espouse the Advent hope, are referred to by Mrs. White as the 'nominal Adventists.' or those who 'reject the present truth'(p. 69), also 'different parties of professed Advent believers (page 124)...those who 'reject the present truth.." Early Writings, p. 299, Appendix.

 

"Characteristics of True Reformers.--Here are given the characteristics of those who shall be reformers, who will bear the banner of the third angel's message, those who avow themselves God's commandment-keeping people, and who honor God, and are earnestly engaged, in the sight of all the universe, in building up the old waste places. Who is it that calls them, The repairers of the breach, The restorers of paths to dwell in? It is God. Their names are registered [written--Heb. 12:22, 23] in heaven as reformers, restorers, as raising the foundations of many generations." E. G. White, SDA Bible Commentary, Vol. 4, 1151.

 

God awakens the bride, Philadelphia, the 144,000 generals in His army of Joel 2, 3, and then the voice of God AND THE BRIDE awakens the ten virgins, Christ’s Object Lessons, pp. 405-6.  According to  God in Matthew 25, all those virgins slept, including SDAs. 

 

Pastor O’Ffill, it is appalling that you have failed so miserably in proving your six points.  It is appalling that a paid minister of the Word is so ignorant of the truth regarding every issue you tried to bring forth.  You and all of the other dumb-dog watchmen should be summarily dismissed and replaced by devout laymen who know more truth that you ALL do.  For you see sir, God says that when you commit apostasy, you become spiritually as dumb-dogs that cannot understand the simplest of concepts concerning truth and His Word.  Shame on you Pastor, and you had better start running scared, for Ellen White says that the people you pretend to feed are going to be terribly angry with you when they look down and see black instead of white on judgment day.

 

Sincerely, in the Lord’s Service,

 

Ron Beaulieu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 [RB1]10 His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber. 11 Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter. 12 Come ye, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.

 

Ron’s Commentary:  When God says something three times, He does so to connote emphasis—great importance.

 

Verse 12 says in other words: Eat, drink and be merry and tomorrow will be better than today!

 

Some might question if this Scripture applies today.  Let’s let God and the Spirit of Prophecy answer this issue:

 

 "The Bible for Our Time.--Never are we absent from the mind of God. God is our joy and our salvation. Each of the ancient prophets spoke less for their own time than for ours, so that their prophesying is in force for us. 'Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come' (1 Cor. 10:11). 'Not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven which things the angels desire to look into' (1 Peter 1:12).'" E.G. White, Selected Messages, vol. 3, p. 338.

 

Begin at My Sanctuary -- "Here we see that the church--the Lord's sanctuary--was the first to feel the stroke of the wrath of God. The ancient men, those to whom God had given great light and who had stood as guardians of the spiritual interests of the people, had betrayed their trust. They had taken the position that we need not look for miracles and the marked manifestation of God's power as in former days. Times have changed. These words strengthen their unbelief, and they say: The Lord will not do good, neither will He do evil. He is too merciful to visit His people in judgment. Thus 'Peace and safety" is the cry from men who will never again lift up their voice like a trumpet to show God's people their transgressions and the house of Jacob their sins. These dumb dogs that would not bark are the ones who feel the just vengeance of an offended God. Men, maidens, and little children all perish together." E. G. White, Testimonies, Vol. 5, 211. 

 

The above statement reapplies Isaiah 56:10-12.  Here is another evidence that all of the writings of the ancient prophets were written more for us than the Jews of old.  Why?  Because we have their example:

 

     "The Bible Prophets Wrote for Our Time.--Never are we absent from the mind of God. God is our joy and our salvation. Each of the ancient prophets spoke less for their own time than for ours, so that their prophesying is in force for us. 'Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come' (1 Cor. 10:11). 'Not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven which things the angels desire to look into' (1 Peter 1:12).'" E.G. White, Selected Messages, vol. 3, p. 338.

 

Do you think men like Pastor Richard O’Ffill like these admonitions of God and the gift of the Holy Spirit to the church?  Evidently not, because somehow his response to the Separationist Movement does not include these very important factors.

 

 

 [RB2]Slaughter weapons of Ezekiel 9:2

 

“2. Six men. These executioners of vengeance are pictured as human in form.  In primary application they represent the Babylonians, who were to execute the divine sentence upon the city. In secondary application they portend the agencies of judgments which, at the close of time, will execute sentence, first upon those who have professed to be the spiritual guardians of the people, and later upon the wicked in general.”  SDA Bible Commentary, Vol. 4, p. 605.

 

God will permit Babylon to destroy the apostate SDA churches around the world, and then God will destroy the Babylonians, and later the wicked in general.

 

 [RB3]Regular lines -  “So often the same old difficulties arise and are presented in regard to disturbing the ‘regular lines.’ But God will work in some way to make His people understand that THE REGULAR LINES HAVE BECOME FULL OF IRREGULAR PRACTICES…God alone can make men understand that working on REGULAR LINES has led to IRREGULAR PRACTICES.  God alone can make men’s minds as they should be.  The time has come when we should hear les in favor of the REGULAR LINES.  If we can GET AWAY FROM THE REGULAR LINES into something which, THOUGH IRREGULAR, IS AFTER GOD’S ORDER, it may cut away something of the IRREGULAR WORKING which has led away from Bible principles.”  E.G. White, Manuscript Release, #1450, p. 3, 4, 1901.

 

“When we see the regular lines are altered and purified and refined, and the God of the heavens mold is upon the regular lines, then it is our business to establish the regular lines.”  E.G. White, Spaulding-Magan Collection, p. 162-168.

 

“The present showing is sufficient to prove to all who have the true missionary spirit that the regular lines [organization] may prove to be a failure.”  E.G. White, Spaulding-Magan Collection, p. 175.  Written to Brother Daniels, June 28, 1901.

 

“The regular lines had need to be broken as a potter’s vessel is broken, and reconstructed.” Ms. 29, 1903. pp. 1, 3 (General Manuscript, The Southern Work, undated.

 

 [RB4]Ellen White defined tares as insincere believers whose motives one would have to judge in order to uproot them from the church.  Open sinning apostate thorns are quite a different matter.  It is truly appalling that SDA’s do not understand the difference between a tare and a thorn, for the thorns (open apostate sinners) choke out the wheat making it impossible for the wheat to mature:

 

 "Thorns sprung up.--The thorns made it impossible for the wheat to mature (see Luke 8:4). In the same way secular interests prevent the fruits of the Spirit (Gal. 5:22, 23) from reaching maturity. Religion is relegated to the subordinate position of being only one interest among many. For lack of cultivation it withers and eventually dies. That which the thorny-ground hearers lack is a moral transformation (Christ's Object Lessons, p. 50). To them, justification is the sum and substance of religion, and they fail to realize that the Christian life consists essentially in the process known as sanctification--the process by which evil traits and tendencies are replaced by the perfect life-pattern of Jesus Christ."  SDA Bible Commentary,  Vol. 5, 405.

 

"It is IMPOSSIBLE for you to unite with those who are corrupt, and still remain pure. (II Corinthians 6:14-15 quoted). God and Christ and the heavenly host would have men know that if he unites with the corrupt he will become corrupt." E. G. White, Review and Herald, Vol. 4, p. 137.

 

"The thorns of sin will grow in any soil they need no cultivation but grace must be carefully cultivated. The briers and thorns are always ready to spring up, and the work of purification must advance continually....

The thorns that have been cut off but not uprooted grow space, until the soul [and/or the church] is overspread with them." E. G. White,  Christ's Object Lessons, 50.

 

Friend, ask God if the thorn question works the same way in the church as it does in the individual life? He answered an EMPHATIC YES TO ME.

 

 [RB5] "The recreant priests added licentiousness to the dark catalogue of their crimes yet they still polluted by their presence the tabernacle of the Lord, and, laden with sin, dared to come into the presence of a holy God. As the men of Israel witnessed the corrupt course of the priests, they thought it safer for their families not to come up to the appointed place of worship. Many went from Shiloh with their peace disturbed, their indignation aroused, until they at last determined to offer their sacrifices themselves, concluding that this would be fully as acceptable to God, as to sanction in any manner the abominations practiced in the Sanctuary." E.G. White, The Signs of the Times, vol. 1, p. 264, col. 3, December 1, 1881.

 

You can trace the time of Jeremiah’s writing to the time of Shiloh in any Bible Commentary.

 

 [RB6]Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.0.1) - Cite This Source

con‧cord/ˈkɒnkɔrd, ˈkɒŋ-/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[kon-kawrd, kong-] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation

–noun

1.

agreement between persons, groups, nations, etc.; concurrence in attitudes, feelings, etc.; unanimity; accord: There was complete concord among the delegates.

 

2.

agreement between things; mutual fitness; harmony.

 

3.

Grammar. agreement (def. 6).

 

4.

peace; amity.

 

5.

a treaty; compact; covenant.

 

6.

Music. a stable, harmonious combination of tones; a chord requiring no resolution.


[Origin: 1250–1300; ME concorde < OF < L concordia, equiv. to concord- (s. of concors) harmonious (con- con- + cord-, s. of cors heart) + -ia -ia]


—Related forms

con‧cord‧al, adjective

 

—Synonyms 4. harmony, goodwill, friendship.

—Antonyms 4. ill will, animosity.

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 [RB7]

Gal 1:8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

 


Gal 1:9 As we said before, so say I now again, If any [man] preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.

 

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ac‧curs‧ed/əˈkɜrsɪd, əˈkɜrst/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[uh-kur-sid, uh-kurst] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation

–adjective

1.

under a curse; doomed; ill-fated.

 

2.

damnable; detestable.

Also, ac‧curst /əˈkɜrst/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[uh-kurst] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation.

 


[Origin: bef. 1000; ME acursed, OE ācursod, ptp. of ācursian. See a-3, curse]


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ac‧curs‧ed‧ly /əˈkɜrsɪdli/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[uh-kur-sid-lee] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation, adverb

ac‧curs‧ed‧ness, noun

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ac·curs·ed (-k?G alt="" src="http://cache.lexico.com/dictionary/graphics/AHD4/GIF/prime.gif" height="22" width="4" align="bottom">sd, -k?IMG alt="" src="http://cache.lexico.com/dictionary/graphics/AHD4/GIF/prime.gif" height="22" width="4" align="bottom">)  Pronunciation Key   also ac·curst (-k?IMG alt="" src="http://cache.lexico.com/dictionary/graphics/AHD4/GIF/prime.gif" height="22" width="4" align="bottom">)
adj.

1.            Abominable; hateful: this accursed mud.

2.            Being under a curse; doomed.

 

 [RB9]34 And I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out. 35 And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face. 36 Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD. 37 And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant: 38 And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am the LORD. Ezekiel 20:34-38.

 

The true remnant are taken to the wilderness and brought into covenant relationship with God.  They do no guile. They are the 144,000 of Rev. 14:1-4.  They are translated without seeing death.