Institutional Church Myths – Talents, Gifts And Skills, Random Short Flashback!

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One institutional church beast infrastructure falsity that needs to be deconstructed immediately is the propaganda that you cannot use your genuine God given gifts, talents and skills to make a living, otherwise if you do you are automatically told that you are “living for the world” and “chasing after the things of the world” and not seeking the Most High. Over the period up until the new year in some very short posts I am going to be exposing some more of the lies that the institutional church beast infrastructure puts out in order to ensure the sheep remain asleep and controllable.

So many times when I was within the clutches of the church beast system I had heard many believers in Christ talk about abandoning their dreams, gifts, talents, skills and ambitions for Christ, yet in the majority of circumstances Christ had not told them to do this, the pastor had. This does not have to be the case. For example if you have a talent for making people laugh then there is absolutely nothing wrong in using that talent to “make a living”. Notice that I said “make a living” and not “chase after the world”. See, the institutional church beast system instructs you that your livelihood and your walk with Christ MUST be fused together, this is utter rubbish and needs to be dispelled at once. NO, your skills, gifts and talents do not have to be merged together with your walk with the Most High and yes you can use your skills, talents and gifts to make a living.

The only precaution needed is to ensure that you are in control of what it is that you do as to prevent yourself from being taken in a direction that could be detrimental to you down the road. In other words, work under your own terms and conditions in order to prevent yourself being lead astray, you remain in control. Now if you wish to merge your career, work, skill or talent with your walk with Christ then by all means do so however, do not be tricked by controlling, manipulative pastors into believing that this manoeuvre is compulsory because IT IS NOT. You have the choice, it is in your hands to keep separate or merge.

There are so many folks out there Hebrew and Gentile alike who have great skills and talents yet many of them are afraid to use them to make a living out of for fear of being called a “world chaser”. It has been almost 20 years since I exited the institutional church beast infrastructure but yet and still even today coming to the end of 2013 I still find myself deprogramming and decontaminating from some of the more colossal lies that have embedded themselves deeper within my psyche. This is why I state at the end of all of my posts that the deprogramming and decontamination process is a continual one.

One thing that Most High has shown me over the years is that sometimes your capacity to help others does not always have to be directed related to the gospel, Christ, salvation and eternal life. If you have a skill for gardening then what about that elderly lady’s garden across the street that could use a little sprucing up? If you have an interest in animals what about the elderly man down the street who could do with his dog being taken for a walk every once in a while? I’m sure that you see where I am going with this, if you can use your gifts, skills and talents to help some folks out then go ahead and do so, do not be intimated by ignorant institutional church beast members who refuse to widen their scope of view due to their brainwashed mentalities.

The Deprogramming And Decontamination Process Continues

Stay Individual

Most High Bless

7 thoughts on “Institutional Church Myths – Talents, Gifts And Skills, Random Short Flashback!

  1. “So many times when I was within the clutches of the church beast system I had heard many believers in Christ talk about abandoning their dreams, gifts, talents, skills and ambitions for Christ, yet in the majority of circumstances Christ had not told them to do this, the pastor had.”

    What is a believer in Christ? Is it not those that have hope in Christ, that put their trust in Christ, that believe that there is power in the name of Jesus Christ, they believe nothing is impossible for the Lord and they know that He is our great reward. Since they are believers in Christ should they not serve the Lord. Which is better to serve yourself and make a living for yourself or to serve the Lord who gives eternal life.

    Now you said that Christ had not told them to do this, but the pastor did.
    So lets see what Christ actually said: “In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples. Luke 14” – “Whoever does not take up their cross and follow me is not worthy of me. Whoever finds their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life for my sake will find it. Matthew 10, Matthew 16, Mark 8, Luke 9” – “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? Matthew 16” – “Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me. Matthew 19, Mark 10, Luke 18” – ““Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. / “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? / So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear? For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6”

    “Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save. When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing. Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD their God. He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them— he remains faithful forever. He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free, the LORD gives sight to the blind, the LORD lifts up those who are bowed down, the LORD loves the righteous. The LORD watches over the foreigner and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked. The LORD reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD. Psa 146”

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    • Marc

      I fail to see what any of the scriptures that you have posted have to do with making a living to support yourself and any family members. It is your responsibility to look after yourself and your family first, Christ will step in and help those who are not in a position to help themselves and others. Oh hypocrites, the same pastors that tell you not to live for the world and submit all to the Most High are living high on the hog, that includes the pastor of your church aswell by the way. They talk about giving it all up for the Most High on the one hand while holding out their other hand to take your hard earned money to fill their own coffers and pockets.

      All of the disciples had trades and skills that they practiced even when they were with Christ. When Christ fed the thousands of people in the wilderness, who do you think had supplied him with the fish he used to multiply the meals with? Didn’t Christ instruct Peter to catch a fish for the tribute money? Didn’t Paul state that if a man does not work then he shouldn’t eat? You believe that nothing is impossible for the Most High as long as you can attend one of these monuments of failure. Take away the building, the pastor and the congregation and most institutional church beast infrastructure members are completely lost and actually exercising real faith becomes a curse to them.

      Christ instructed the people around him at that time of the criteria needed in order to be one of his disciples, learn to read the text in its correct and appropriated context. Again, what does making a living to support yourself and your family have to do with taking up your cross and how am I “serving myself” by sustaining myself and my family? In case you have failed to notice, you need to bring in an income in order to survive in this system.

      You continue to misappropriate and misrepresent the scriptures. Earning a living by yourself and not relying on others is not “finding your life” to lose it nor are you “selling your soul” by wanting to use your own skills and talents to make money in order to give yourself and your family a comfortable life. There is a difference between making a living and chasing after your living.

      You referred to the rich man being instructed by Christ to sell his possessions and give to the poor however those instructions were specifically given to him, this is not automatically applicable to everybody. Again, learn to read the text in its correct and appropriated context.

      What does making a living have to do with storing up treasure? You keep making this false connection between making something of your life along side chasing after the world. There are plenty of believers in Christ who still are active in their dreams, hobbies, skills and talents. These things are separate from their faith as I stated before how this practice can be done. You have people like Todd Friel who has combined his faith with his work, you should check out his work on youtube if you are not already familiar with him. He is a man who gets it and who also exposes the institutional church nonsense in the same manner as myself but from a slightly comical perspective.

      This is the problem with institutional church beast infrastructure members such as yourself, you enjoy the confines and the so called “security” of your particular monument of failure and its host/hostess, you are afraid to step out and do things on your own because you live in fear of making mistakes, yet mistakes are part and parcel of an individual’s walk with the Most High, they will happen and they are a requirement in order to help that individual grow in their walk and learn new things.

      Verbs is unchained and is not afraid to venture anywhere the Most High instructs him to go. This is one of the main reasons why I cannot return to one of these monuments of failure, the church beast simply has nothing to offer me in terms of spiritual growth, nourishment and development. The Most High can deal with me as an individual without any interferences from swindlers and fraudsters calling themselves pastors and best of all, my faith is founded upon Christ and not in a fancy church building, a pastor or any dodgy congregational church beast infrastructure members:

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  2. Marc,

    I’d like to chime in quickly. I’m not one to boast in my own skills and talents. I boast in the Lord for giving me these talents and the courage to tap into them to make a living.

    I usually don’t go on message boards and talk about my personal life, but I’ve heard it too much from “religious” people when they that people can’t have money or chase their dreams. I am a professional athlete and I can testify that I was humbled by the Most High when I blessed with a job which pays well, but what I DID with my money was the problem. I was living for the world, in the clubs, messing with multiple women, drinking, and doing all sorts of heathen-type things.

    Now that I’ve accepted His chastisement, I believe He now accepts me as His son, because I’m willing to be guided and raised in His righteousness.

    There is NOTHING in the scriptures that say having money is an evil thing, or chasing a career of some sort. As long as the job doesn’t deal with sinning (bank robber, hitman, a compulsive lying, secret agent, porn star, etc.) then I see no problem with making a living. Now if that believer is not humble and is posting “selfies” of them in nice outfits, living it up, and having the “appearance of evil” then I think it would behoove them to examine whether or not they are in the faith.

    God exalts the humble and brings the proud very low. We will reap what we sow.

    One example of having riches not being a bad thing, in found in Genesis 14. Abraham found favor with the Most High God and took all the spoils from the war and gave a (ONE TIME) tenth of all his goods and was on his way. He was not condemned for having riches ever. His FAITH was counted as righteousness as he didn’t trust in his riches. Is he not the father of our faith???

    Unfortunately, we live in a wicked society where making it “big” is glorified and stressed, at least in America. The post is dealing with believers being exhorted to think for themselves. We aren’t talking about non-believers who see no problem in living it up, doing the will of the Gentiles (1 Peter 4:1-4)

    1 Peter 4:1-4 (KJV)
    “1 orasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;

    2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

    3 For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:

    4 Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:”

    My teammates find it strange that I’m in the money-making bracket I’m in but I don’t use my money to party and cheat on my companion.. They jokingly speak evil of me as if I’m doing something wrong but it’s just their guilty conscious. Those who live in darkness hate the light.

    I refuse to feel bad for the blessings the Most High has bestowed upon me. I just try to be a living, walking, witness to the mercy and faithfulness of the Most High God, and my platform is NOT in vain, as long as I boast in the Lord and give people hope, even on the job.

    I hope this edified you and all who come across this page.

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    • Julian E Wright,

      I am actually glad that you have shared this testimony as it helps further the decontamination and deprogramming process from the institutional church beast infrastructure. This business about not being able to generate money from your gifts, skills and talents is a subject that has been itching at me for a while now and is a matter that needs to be dealt with and deconstructed. You summed it all up with this. Much appreciated for sharing this account.

      Most High Bless

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  3. Praise the Lord Julian, that testimony was awesome! 🙂 I love to hear the people of Yah sharing their stories to be an encouragement to others. May the Lord continue to bless you and your family. Thanks to you too Verbs for helping people get free from the confines of the church beast system and may the Lord continue to bless you and your family as well. Love you all, Aja

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    • Aja,

      Your thanks are greatly appreciated. I am more that happy to do my part in order to help folks escape from the clutches of the institutional church beast infrastructure.

      Most High Bless

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  4. Aja,

    Thank you so much and yes, praise the Lord is right! We just have to be patient with each other because even though we may be adults by the worlds standards, we are still babes in many areas within our walk, so we must be humble and be willing to grow.

    May the Most High bless you and all who come across this page.

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