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 The Fellowship of Christ’s Sufferings, The Last Days Invitational by Kato Mivule

The Fellowship of Christ’s Sufferings
The Last Days Invitational
Kato Mivule
July 17, 2005

“Christ Jesus will scrutinize ALL that we are and do with His Holy and Unfailing Word, Yes, with His eyes gazing through us with Flaming Lights of Fire to Purify; ALL that which is not from Him in us will die and with pain we must endure the sufferings, which is a very good thing for us.” Kato Mivule

Philippians 3:10-11
10 That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; 11 If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.

As we walk with in these last days, we are to draw closer God and to Christ Jesus. The times we are going through from today onwards are times of purification and times of Testings. These Testings will increase as even the tribulation times cover the whole world. For all the hearts of men will be tested. All Kingdoms and Nations will be tested and sad to say is that many will be measured and found wanting.

The Topic of suffering is one that the Western Church has fought so hard to suppress overtly and subtly from the Bible and Church teachings. The messages we hear today are all conjured to create a sense of false security among Christians that everything will be okay with them.

False Suffering Gospel Twist…
Christians are told that suffering for Christ Jesus is for self-benefit rather than Christ, that they are to somehow get a positive outcome from their afflictions, which are said to be only temporal. But this attitude comes from Christians with a Business Babylonian Mammon mentality and whose brains have been seared by Corporate America. Suffering is positive to such Christians as long as it helps the bottom line of some “Christian Publishing Company”. If the Rich Men of The Earth that dwell in the Churches can some how gain financially from the sufferings that Christians go through then the Pastor and Preacher talks about it.

The best example is of course the Purpose Driven Empire and TBN preachers who preach about “Overcoming Circumstances and Situations” so they can sell more DVDs, Books, and Videos...thus the famous Lakewood “How To…Steps” adage. Suffering to such gluttonous preachers is nothing but a means of gain. They enjoy seeing Christians suffer and then turn around and market the How-To-Escape-Sufferings solutions and manuals to Christians who go through hard times.

Christians and the ‘Escapism Theology’…
The Christians are to blame too because they go to these churches and watch TBN shows so as to get a relief and a temporary “feel good” psychological effect that somehow the Hairdo Preacher will speak them out of their predicament. All this is nonsense and a sour and bitter manipulation of what suffering is supposed to mean to the Body of Christ. To such greedy preachers suffering is a very big fat gain to the bottom-line of their Corporations they love to call Church.

How many books have been sold around such false hope? Take a look around any Book Store and you will find that many are just around the topic of escaping suffering or what I call ‘Escapism Theology’. The ‘Left Behind Series’ is one example of how Christian suffering is manipulated for gain by a few Christian elite, which is all about ‘Escapism’.

American Preachers and Pastors face the greatest judgment for lying to their members on the issue of suffering and will be taken by surprise when the Tribulation Period begins. The greatest to suffer ignominy will be the sweet-talk Preachers on Christian TV and Radio who have built all time careers by manipulating the sufferings of Christians for their own interior and ulterior evil motivated gains of greed.

Will You Accept The Invite to Join the Fellowship?
However, this is a topic that ALL Christians who truly love Jesus Christ and His True and Holy Word will not escape. All will have to test and agree to the invitation to join The Fellowship of Christ Sufferings. The Western Church has so much dodged this around and gone after fellowships with purpose driven preachers and prosperity teachers hoodwinking them with false hope. The challenge is your now and I ask will you accept the Invitation from Jesus Christ to join The Fellowship of Christ’s Suffering?

Paul the Apostle gives us a very good illustration by what he means by The Fellowship of Christ’s Sufferings. I sometimes marvel at all the American Ivy League Seminaries and Bible Colleges that claim to love the teachings and letters of Paul yet they hate and with loathing the lifestyle of Paul the Apostle. Paul the Apostle lost ALL but American Dallas Seminary and Fuller Seminary produced preachers have gained ALL. The contrast cannot be so much vivid than that painted by American Preachers and Pastors who have come out with a false suffering teaching, often it is very fatalistic and with a false purpose to keep Christians in their churches and pay for books and multi-media material, and keeps these Ivy League Pharisee Seminarians in their jobs.

Jesus Christ set the best example that we all must follow. All who love Christ Jesus will have to endure and walk in the Master’s steps. The invitation to join in the Fellowship of Christ’s Sufferings means a loss to all that we count worthy in this world and all that Christ Jesus considers worthless according to His True and unfailing Word.

Philippians 3:1-7
1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe. 2 Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision. 3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh. 4 Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more: 5 Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee; 6 Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless. 7 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.

Suffering The Loss of ALL Things…
Paul the celebrated Apostle in America’s Christian Pharisee and Bible College Academia SUFFERED the LOSS of ALL things for the sake of knowing Christ Jesus. He was high up in the echelons of his day in both religious and political circles. He was well ‘Connected’ and ‘Conformed’ so well with the religious and political pyramid structure of his day. However, when He met Jesus Christ, everything that he counted as worthy and useful was laid bare before Christ Jesus as Junk and clog that would only hinder Paul’s relationship with Christ. That is why Christ allowed Paul to be blinded on the road to Damascus. There is no way Paul would see Jesus Christ and stay with the old eyes he had. The shells had to fall off. For Paul EVERYTHING HE GAINED he counted as LOSS for the sake of Christ. That calling is not only for Paul but a calling for all Christians around the world including America and her ‘Escapism’ mentality Christians.

The invitational is on in these last days for all who would love to walk with Jesus Christ in these days. The Last Days Invitational is not for a few but all. However, few accept the invite. The reason why Christians will have to go through Tribulations is that Christians will make their last choice on if to accept Christ’s Invitational into His Fellowship or not.

Don’t make a mistake about it, you cannot fellowship with Christ Jesus and disregard His sufferings. ALL who Love Jesus Christ must prepare their minds and hearts to endure sufferings, especially in these last days. The sufferings are to purify us and remove all the junk and filth we have entwined to. The sufferings are to bring brokenness, purity and holiness of Christ Jesus in us without which we cannot see God. God’s Holy and True Word cuts through bone and marrow separating that which is of Christ Jesus from that which is not.

The hate and fury of failed economies and nations will be turned towards Christians who will be seen as somehow responsible for the calamities befalling earth. Satan will go on a hunting spree for all who truly love Jesus Christ to TORTURE and Kill them. The saints must be prepared for what is coming ahead. This is what makes my heart sad as I watch American Pharisee Graduates from Dallas, Fuller and other Ivy League Seminaries deceive Christians that somehow they will ‘escape these things’ through a secret rapture.

When that time comes, everyone will loose everything and will either choose to follow Christ Jesus or the Anti Christ. There is not going to be a middle ground. However, as Christians today, it is time that we take on the Last Days Invitational now and join the fellowship of Christ sufferings and count ALL as loss before that great tribulation begins. Those who refuse will be FORCED to make a choice in a few days ahead.

Philippians 3:8-9
8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, 9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:

The reason of Christ’s sufferings is that we lose ALL so we can GAIN Him. I remember a bumper sticker in Africa that read “No Pain No Gain”, whatever the owner of the car meant by that is unknown. However, as Christians, this is a call that we endure sufferings and pains for Christ, counting ALL things as loss that we may gain Christ Jesus.

This is not that we gain our own salvation by works; this is that we may get rid of all the clog and hindrances that prevent us from communing with Christ Jesus at His Table. There is only one Chair per person at Christ’s Banquet; you cannot come in with all your luggage, baggage and garbage at the banquet…

Sufferings a Tool For Christ To Purify His Bride...
It is through sufferings that we let go of all the garbage and junk that Christ Jesus considers unworthy. This does not only apply to Christians who have not experienced the wilderness and sufferings of Christ, but also even we Christians who have been in the wilderness and experienced Christ’s sufferings. The purification goes on.

Christ Jesus will scrutinize ALL that we are and do with His Holy and Unfailing Word, Yes, with His eyes gazing through us with Flaming Lights of Fire to Purify; ALL that which is not from Him in us will die and with pain we must endure the sufferings, which is a good thing for us.

It will purify us and we must allow this, even those who have been in the wilderness, we still have lots of junk we might hold to but we cannot refrain from the furnace and purifications of Jesus Christ. Let us allow Jesus to remove all the spiritual junk that does not meet the standard of His Holy and True Word and allow Him to purify us for His Banquet. All that does not meet God’s standard will die, this is a warning especially for ALL who are ministers, don’t walk away from the furnace of the Lord.

Our Ministries will be tested and scrutinized by God’s unfailing word, our Character refined until it meets that of Christ Jesus and every form of Pharisee-ism will have to flee from us. This will go on until we shall be like Jesus Christ. There are some Christians walking around thinking that because they endured some part of the furnace last year, they don’t have to endure again, that is lies from Satan to clog you again with junk and hinder your growth in Christ Jesus. All we consider as worthy will die, including our precious ministries, yes, they will all come to an end and all we shall have is Jesus Christ. Yes, suffering for Christ is a Privilege, don’t be foolish to discard it. The world will soon be thrown into tremendous sufferings for their hate towards God; so why not join The Fellowship of Christ’s Sufferings now?

Christ will Scrutinize and Purify His Bride...
There are many Christians who have been through the wilderness but think that is it and it was just History. They are deceived, this is an ongoing process until Christ Jesus comes for His Bride. Christ Jesus will Scrutinize us through His Holy Word and whatever does not agree with His True and Holy Living word will die, we shall have to count that as loss, this includes ministries, churches, websites, fellowships, church members etc, all that will not pass the Test of Christ’s Holy and True Word will surely die, and I say this is a good thing for our own benefit so we can focus on Him alone and not what He has given us.

The False Righteousness I Witnessed in America...
So, Paul counted all as loss and nothing that is worthy in this world was to stay between him and The Lord. The works of our hands and accomplishments always produce a kind of false righteousness in Christians. American Christians are very typical of this than I have seen anywhere. People here in America are captured by a sense of False Righteousness because of the family they come from, the riches and affluence of their families, the churches they attend, the colleges, jobs, cars they drive etc. There is a false sense of one being acceptable to God because they attended Harvard University or some Ivy League School.

These hypocritical Christians walk into church every Sunday and are encouraged by Ivy League Seminary (Cemetery) Graduates that they are okay and are assured a free passport with a Visa to Heaven. However, when one looks at these folks through the light of God’s True Unfailing Word, we find many wanting. When I arrived in the USA about 6 years ago, I was totally shocked and surprised by this false righteousness that these Christians held to. I went before God and said to my self, I must be a sinner, I am poor and I am from Africa, we suffer a lot and we must have wronged God somewhere, I searched to find out where we went wrong so I could repent and get this righteousness and holiness American Christians seemed to have. The Lord later revealed to me that this was ALL hypocrisy and His Fear and Holiness was not in the American Church. The Lord showed me this later when I visited different churches in America.

So, Paul knew this and counted all things as Loss and a refuse before God so that He would know and Love Christ Jesus from a free and pure heart. The Pharisee Seminary Graduates from Dallas and Fuller backed by TBN and the Purpose Driven guy, whose name I keep forgetting J, have told us over and over again through their Christian Media that we can keep our riches, materialism and serve God. They have told us that suffering is just a purpose to get to better ‘Destinies’, that this is just a stepping stone to get climb the Christian Corporate ladder. However, the coming economic crash will prove all this to be mere junk and a house built on quick sinking sand.

USA Babylon's Materialism Won't Be Used to Preach The End Time Gospel...
Jesus Christ DOES NOT NEED THE MATERIALISMS OF AMERICA TO SPREAD THE GOSPEL. Jesus Christ will provide for His own Children during the great tribulation. He will not provide using the American Dollar that has been dedicated to the Babylonian gods of mammon. That is why Christ Jesus waits for the economic crash and tribulation period and when no one has money, then He will provide for His people to preach the Gospel to All Nations. How much money did the Apostles have in the upper room to spread the gospel around their world? I can hear TBN preachers salivating, wanting to create a ‘Bring it to the Apostles feet’ now doctrine…nay, it won’t happen! If you have rejected The Last Days Invitational for The Fellowship of Christ’s Sufferings, then forget about provision in the Tribulation period. You might as well sell more Purpose Driven Books and make a quick buck that will then be removed from you before it is too late! Ha, Ha, Ha!

TBN Bad Boys, 'What Cha Gonna Do When They Come For You', Ha, Ha, Ha...
So, the lies that we have to gain mammon from Babylon America to preach the gospel of Christ Jesus does not hold water because very soon Babylon America will have no money, all the 401Ks will be gone, the NASDAQ and Dow Jones will be history, ALL your savings gone, and your Banks gone. So, Rev, Bishop, Dr, Hairdo TBN Preacher, what' cha gonna do? How will you fly that Corporate Gulf Stream Jet? Where will you get the gas? Will you join the war for Oil in the Middle East, maybe Texas? Won’t you create your own Weapons of Mass Destruction fixture? Maybe your deacons will have WMDs and the Church Elders will possess Biological Chemical Weapons. Ha, Ha, Ha!

Why not run to Willow Creek and Saddleback and get a refund from Purpose Driven Inc? Won’t you issue a Code Red Terror Alert for that ‘Left Behind’ insurgent Tim LaHaye? Hmmm it looks like he ‘Left You Behind’ mere books and your wife needs real food. Won’t you borrow a leaf from Dubya Inc, ah? That screaming Christian TV Mrs. Pastor and “First Lady” will be on your neck to provide food on the table for your kids whose computer video games don’t work any more. Where will your ‘Word of Faith’ be? So, where will you host ‘Praise The Lord’ when power is gone, no diesel for the power generator and no Power Sermons anymore? Won’t you simply “Speak the word, Money come, money cometh”…and money will go and money will goeth… Ha, Ha, Ha!

The Last Days Invitational to freely Join The Fellowship of Christ’s Suffering is open now and for all freely, no membership fee is required, just a personal relationship with Christ Jesus.

Don’t reject the times of Purification for Holiness, Righteousness and Purity before God by His Scrutinizing Holy and True Unfailing Word, which time is now. Let go of all Evangelical and Charismatic Spiritual Junk and let Jesus Christ be your Exceedingly Great Reward.

Philippians 3:8-9
8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, 9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:

To be continued…
Your Brother in Christ Jesus
Kato Mivule

 2007/9/7 21:23Profile

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 Re: The Fellowship of Christ’s Sufferings, The Last Days Invitational by Kato Mivule

Ha, Ha, Ha!

This is very poor ... immature.

Please don't post anymore of these.

Mike Balog

 2007/9/7 22:40Profile

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