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Test 7 Hope of Israel Ministries BIBLE Correspondence Course 5

their own destruction. Ye therefore, beloved, servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye
seeing ye know these things before, BEWARE obey, whether of sin unto DEATH, or of
lest ye also, being led away with the error of the OBEDIENCE (to YEHOVAH’s Law) -- unto
wicked, fall from your own steadfastness" (II righteousness? (Romans 6:16.)
Peter 3:16-17).
We ought to understand, therefore, how
those who, like the Roman Catholic Church,
reject the Bible as the supreme AUTHORITY --
setting themselves, as a CHURCH, ahead of it as
supreme authority (saying they have power to
CHANGE the Bible -- as they claim to have
done by changing YEHOVAH’s Sabbath to
Sunday); or those who CHANGE the Bible to
suit their own ideas and wishes by INTER-
PRETING it their own way -- we ought now to
understand how they can compromise and GET
But do they even HAVE the one true
Just what determines WHO, or WHAT is
your GOD? Actually, most people do not realize
the true answer. WHOever, or WHATever you
worship, fasten your affection on, and SERVE,
IS your GOD.
One’s country may -- and often does --
become one’s god. Through a wrong kind of
patriotism, many WORSHIP their country. Here
is a Bible definition: “And they WORSHIPPED
the dragon (Satan) which gave power unto the The roots of Judaism are found in Babylon, and
beast (Roman Empire): and they WOR- it is a man-made religion of tradition and super-
SHIPPED the beast, saying, “WHO IS LIKE stition which represents the institutionalized
UNTO THE BEAST? WHO IS ABLE TO nullification of Biblical law and doctrine. “Then
MAKE WAR WITH HIM?" (Revelation13:4.) Jesus said to them, ‘Take heed and beware of the
Satan is the god of this world (II leaven of the Pharisees...” (Matthew 16:6).
Corinthians 4:4). People do not think of him as
the Devil -- but as their GOD. People unwitting- The very name -- or title -- “LORD”
ly serve Satan, obey Satan, accept his lies and MEANS MASTER, or RULER, or the ONE
believe them and call them truth. YOU OBEY. Do you not understand what
And people worshipped THEIR COUN-
TRY, the Roman Empire, by saying, “WHO IS Yeshua meant when he said, “And why call ye
me ‘LORD, LORD,’ and DO NOT the things
AS GREAT AS OUR COUNTRY? WHO IS which I say?" (Luke 6:46.) To CALL Yeshua
TRY?" Your BIBLE says THAT IS WORSHIP! ONE YOU OBEY. To call him that while you
WHOever, or WHATever you serve and
obey becomes your god. Your Bible says, disobey him is to LIE!
So let’s come to a RIGHT UNDER-
“Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves
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