After the events of 9/11, I started on a journey of seeking truth. In doing so, it led me to believe that much of the world was a lie. Our government and false flags, our money system, food, medicine, etc. I realized that at some point this was all going to come crashing down. I thought to myself, with so many lies in this world, there must surely be some truth. This is where my journey in faith began, and I was ultimately saved by Jesus Christ in the summer of 2015. Prior to my true salvation, I grew up as a Roman Catholic and stand strongly against it. Using the God given gifts of discernment and teaching, I use this platform to carry out my mission in leading as many souls to Christ as possible. I do this through exposing the enemy and his deceitfulness, as well as armoring up the church through teachings on the Word of God. My testimony can be found here.
Statement of Beliefs
Below are my primary doctrinal views on salvation. There are several other theological beliefs, and will make those available over time. On Point Preparedness does not belong to a particular denomination. I feel that Christians stereotype each other once a denomination label as been applied. Further, in the beginning of my own Christian walk, I was too consumed with learning about the differences between denominations rather than reading the bible myself. Therefore, I rather evaluate a person by their individual fruits to determine whether they are “In Christ” or not.
I believe that man was created in the image of God. He sinned and thereby incurred physical and spiritual death. All human beings are therefore born into a sinful nature and destined to death.
I believe that salvation comes only by grace through faith (and not by works) in Jesus Christ as your savior (Ephesians 2:8-9). His blood acts as the pure and atoning sacrifice to wash you from your sin. Salvation requires you to believe in your heart and profess with your tounge that Jesus Christ is Lord and was resurrected from the dead (Romans 10:10). This, in effect, is full submission of your life over to Jesus Christ. You repent (turned away from) your sin, crucify your fleshly desires daily and follow him with all your heart. You can find a video on how I give the gospel message here.
I also believe that your faith calls you to obedience once the spirit has baptized you. Our obedience is to use the gifts given to us by the holy spirit for building up of the body of saints and for the great commission (e.g. – parable of talents (Matthew 25:14–30) and Ephesians 4:11-14).
The very first act of obedience is through public baptism by water submersion (Matthew 28:19). I do not believe baptism by water is a requirement for salvation (Thief on the cross), but it is the fruit of salvation for all those who can be baptized. I denounce those who say we shouldn’t be baptized because we are adding to the finished work of the cross.
You can find my beliefs about water, spirit and fire baptism in the following video. Note, I do not believe in “Holy fire” baptism which is found in Pentecostalism. Baptism by fire in context of scripture speaks about the trials and tribulation we as saints go through here on earth.
The God Head
I believe that the God head consists of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19). Each one has a personhood and is uniquely different than another. However, all present themselves in the full authority of God (Matthew 28:18). I believe “Oneness” or “Modalism” where there is only “The Father” who changes form is a false belief.
God the Father
God as Father reigns with providential care over all creation according to the purposes of His grace. He is all powerful, all knowing, all loving, and all wise. God is Father in truth to those who become children of God through faith in Jesus Christ. He is fatherly in His attitude toward all men.
I believe that the Holy Spirit is a divine Person. He is the Administrator of the Godhead . He is convicting of sin, revealing Christ, teaching truth, restraining evil, energizing believers in prayer, worship and service and is ever present in the believer as Comforter and Helper (John 14:26).
I believe that Jesus Christ is the only son begotten of the Father (John 3:16). He is fully God and fully man acting as our kinsman redeemer (Hebrews 2: 14-15).
I believe the Bible to be the inspired, authoritative, and infallible Word of God (2 Timothy 3:16). It is the supreme authority in everything it teaches. Its authority is not limited to spiritual, religious, or redemptive themes but includes its assertions in such fields as history and science. For example, I believe the Genesis account to be an actual account of creation and do not believe in macro-evolution. The bible is not outdated and does not need any modification. I primarily use ESV and KJV in my teachings. I denounce those who try to bring in extra-biblical texts such as Enoch as I do not believe them to be inspired writings. There are many inconsistencies with these books, and you’ll find many in heretical movements tend to gravitate heavily towards them.
My position on various issues and “movements” or theologies I oppose.
Torah observance, Torah pursuance or Hebrew Roots is a false gospel.
This a heretical movement where they state a person is saved by grace through faith, but fruit of that faith is following the old law of moses. This heresy is identical to that which was rebuked by Paul to the Galatians. The following playlist shows why this is a false gospel.
Alongside of hebrew roots, there is a movement called “Sacred Name”. I believe sacred name is a gateway to Hebrew Roots in many cases. Sacred name is where gentiles who have no Jewish background decide to insist that one must be saved in the name of (Yeshua, Yehushua, or any other multitude of Yeshu pronunciations) as Jesus is a pagan name. You will also see these folks favor YWHW, Yah, etc. instead of God. Personally, I think you should be able to call the Son of God by the name in which you called out to and were saved. For me, I called out to Jesus and was saved by Him. He knows our heart and doesn’t care of the pronunciation.
I denounce all forms of liberal Christianity. This includes:
- The prosperity gospel (e.g. – Kenneth Copeland, Joel Osteen, Joyce Meyer, etc.)
- False healing / word of faith ministries such as Benny Hinn and Todd White. Healing ministries that say you are not healed of physical ailmenets due to lack of faith.
- Ministries that say you must have evidence of tongues to prove you have been baptized by the holy spirit.
- Ministries that relate to “Oneness Pentecostalism” and preach “holy fire’.
- Ministries that support dominionism or NAR (New Apostolic Reformation). This movement is one in which Christians must claim or rule over 7 mandates of world systems for Christ to return.
- Ministries that endorse “Holy laugher”, shaking on the ground / Kundalini spirit, etc.
- Ministries that encorporate mysticism, tarot, yoga or new age concepts into Christianity.
My Position on Once Saved Always Saved
I do not affirm to the use of the term Once Saved Always Saved (OSAS). However, I do affirm the scriptural authority of perseverance of the saints. God, who is outside of time, knows exactly who are his and will endure to the end. Those who are truly his will endure to the end (Matthew 24:13) in a spirit of repentance and faith towards God. However, many who claim to be Christians will fall away and there will be a great falling away in the end times (2 Thessalonians 2:3).
The problem I see with OSAS is that it is applied with the incorrect mindset. Preachers of OSAS do so to help affirm a person’s confidence in their salvation. Indeed, scripture certainly tells us that we need to be confident in our faith and salvation (James 1:6-8).
However, Paul also tells us the following in Hebrews 4:1
Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it.”
Paul acknowledges the parable of the wheat and tares. Both wheat and tares look alike when they are young until mature fruit developes. Therefore, Paul says “let us fear” as some people may not be formed in Christ although they claim to be Christian. It is the reason Paul says that he fears he has labored in vain (they may not be formed in Christ/Saved) over his disciples in Galatians 4:11.
You see therefore, that broad preaching of OSAS at the pulpit can be a stumbling block to new believers. The preacher may be giving false assurance to those who have not truly believed. Confidence should not necessarily be given straight away to infants in Christ as many get carried to and fro in the doctrines of men, never to return to the sound doctrine of Christ. Therefore, OSAS can (and has) led people to believe they can sin as they were already justified.
In my early walk, I was told about OSAS immediately upon my belief and it was a stumbling block for me. As I was told I was justified, and God knows all my future sins which were covered, I used it as a license for sin as I believe God already justified me even while knowing of my willful sin in the future. Therefore, I seek to not put that same stumbling block before other believers.
Out of all my doctrinal beliefs, my resistance against OSAS is what causes most to speak out against my ministry. They will state I am a works based salvationist which is horrendously false. I am open about my beliefs and you may watch someone’s rebuke over me with regards to my position and the scriptural response I provide in this video.
I denounce the Mandela Effect
Many believe the bible is supernaturally changing and cannot be trusted. This is a tactic of the devil much like when people say that the bible cannot be trusted due to translation errors (I use ESV and KJV and acknowledge versions like NIV, the passion and others have purposefuly mistranslation). I rebuke this movement in the following video.
Is LGBT Sin and are we supposed to Judge?
Yes, LGBT is sin according to scripture. We are not to judge the world based on this as all sin and fall short of the glory of God. Rather, we are to preach the gospel to all. However, that does not change the position that LGBT is sin. If a believer says they are LGBT, then they may be judged by the saints as the saints are to judge one another. You can find my position on why it’s biblical to judge other Christians accordingly in this video.
How do we treat the Jewish People?
Regarding the Jews, all of Romans 11 is critical. Scripture says the Jewish people are hardened purposefully by the Lord during this time, however they are still his people for the sake of their forefathers.
We are to spread the gospel to the Jews. However, if they do not accept the gospel, we simply move on. We do not boast over the Jews regarding our salvation, nor criticize them for why they do not see. We simply preach and disciple, or move on if they do not accept. Replacement theology in that the gentiles are somehow “over” the Jews is horrendously false. However, the opposite theology of people overtly favoring Zionism is also very false.
Denominations I do not support
This is not an all inclusive list, but here are the top ones I denounce: Mormonism, Jehovahs Witnesses, and Roman Catholicism/Eastern Orthodoxy. Eastern Orthodoxy is essentially the same as Roman Catholicism as they were united before the schism of the first century. However, Pope Francis has mended the schism and so the two are essentially united again. You can reference that article HERE. These are denominations which must be avoided.
There are other denominations which I personally wouldn’t identify with, but I would not go to the extreme of calling them “false”. I have friends that are Seventh Day Adventist, but I do not support the writings of Ellen G. White alongside of scripture. I also do not support the interpretation that the mark of the beast is sunday worship. Likewise, I have friends that are calvanists/baptist, but also do not support certain aspects of calvanism which will be discussed here later. As there are thousands of denominations within Christianity, I cannot give a position on all of them. However, I wanted to give some top line thoughts.
Are the gifts still present in the church today?
I believe the gifts are still active today. However, I believe we see more counterfeits of the gifts than the true gifts with regards to tongues and healing. I myself do not speak tongues, but I have received testimonies of several sisters who speak tongues in private for self edification (never public). I strongly believe these gifts are still present today and detail my rational in this video.
Again, we see gifts (especially healing, tongues, or other visible gifts) exploited greatly today. I do not believe in those that claim to be Apostles (e.g. – NAR movement, Bethel Redding Church, etc.) and exploit scripture to deceive people.
Do I support Calvanism or Arminianism?
I do not support either, but dimensioning my belief on these two terms is difficult because there are so many varied levels of calvanists or arminianists (e.g. – 3, 4, 5 point calvanism).
Personally, I do not subscribe to Calvanism’s belief about predestination as it infers that God has predestined people to hell without any input of their free will. Scripture says that no one seeks God and that he seeks us. This is true as he “knocks on the door”. But, our free will mends with God’s soverignty as we have to “open the door”. I will do a video in the future on Roman’s 9, predestination and other calvanist points I disagree with and post it here. Regarding Arminianism, I see some which hold beliefs which can slide into works based salvation, so I don’t identify with that term either.
Views on the end times
- I believe we are in the end times and are the terminal generation.
- I believe saints will suffer tribulation and great tribulation but are spared God’s wrath (I believe that those who belief in pre-tribulation rapture may be subjecting themselves to a potential loss of faith when scripture and Christian history points to Christians always suffering tribulation). More on pre-tribulation rapture in a separate section below.
- I do not believe the Mark of the Beast is the COVID vaccine or chip (yet). These theories are largely based on “secret knowledge”. Considering the implications of the mark of the beast (eternal damnation) and that it’s tied to worship, it cannot be based on knowledge that people can only aquire through conspiracy internet sites. The mark has to be something fundamentally against the faith to where every Christian wordwide, on the internet or not, would recognize the implications.
- I do not believe all revelation was fulfilled in 70AD, but that 70AD was fulfillment of certain prophecies. Some believe revelation has already been fulfilled whereas others believe all of revelation still needs to be fulfilled (futurism). I believe in a concept called historicism which means revelation has been playing out from the death of Christ until the end of days.
- I believe that a literal millenial reign of Christ will be on earth where the saints rule, reign and judge with Christ in glorified bodies. It is my belief that those in the flesh during the millenial are God’s elect from Israel (those that hadn’t originally accepted Christ) that he has spared during the last days. Ultimately, scripture talks about these people in the flesh which lead one last rebellion against God.I understand there are some that believe in a literal reign of Christ and it can set them up for a deception to believe in the antichrist when he shows (I believe in a literal singular antichrist that comes during the end times). However, I am aware of this deception and still believe scripture points to a literal millenial reign of Christ that is coming.
- I believe third temple and red heifer prophecy which is largely promoted by unbelieving Jews is false prophecy. As Satan does like to entice humans with physical signs and such, there may be an antichrist temple. However, that does not mean it is the temple spoken about in prophetic scripture. Scripture is clear that the body of believers are the temple of the living God. I believe when Satan takes seat in the temple of God, it is in relation to the great falling away spoken about in 2 Thessalonians. For more detail on this video, you can watch my video about the true temple of God.
What do I believe about creationism, evolution and flat earth?
I believe in a young earth that is about 6,000 years old as science does in fact testify to this. I do not prescribe to the planet and solar system being billions of years old. Interestingly enough, as 1000 years is a day to the lord, it would mean the earth is 6 days old (6000 years) with a 7th day (1000 year) millenial reign where the saints rest with Christ.
I do not believe in macro evolution in that man has evolved from micro-organisms, nor do I believe in macro evolution leading to species evolving into entirely differnet life forms. I do however believe in natural selection and micro-evolution as this is self evident.
Regarding flat earth, most of the evidence I have seen hasn’t been solid enough for me to believe in this movement. However, there are 1-2 things I have seen which do at least leave the question in my mind. Therefore, I do not bring condemnation, ridicule or division towards anyone who believes for or against FE. I personally will never speak on this topic as I believe it brings unneccessary division.
I will note though, several heretical movements have infiltrated the FE community. Most prominently, many flat earthers are Torah Observers. The caution I bring to FE followers is that you need to be united regarding the doctrines of Christ vs. the doctrines of flat earth. I see too many people putting down their guard and trusting other people simply because of alignments on FE, yet they don’t know they are fellowshipping with heretics. A good example of this is Rob Skiba. He flat out says that if you don’t follow the Torah (as good fruit), you are not saved. He is a hebrew roots heretic, yet many in the FE community still hire him as a keynote speaker for several engagements.
What do I think about women’s role in the church?
Regarding the verse
I believe that woman inherently have qualities that allow them to be very discerning. When telling stories, women capture all the details that men typically pass over. Therefore, we see women in scripture and in general life being able to provide council to men regarding what they see and discern. However, although a women can council, the ultimate authority, decision making and leadership is a role given to the man. In short, female pastors (e.g. – Joyce Meyer, Paula White, etc) are unbiblical.
The best way to describe Godly female submission to a man is better defined as “self control”. All throughout the bible, whether it’s Adam and Eve, Samson and Delilah, Abraham and Sarah, etc., man has always bowed down to a woman’s desires. The woman is a man’s weak spot. It was never that the women didn’t have control over a man. She very much has the ability to control the man if she wants because she is his weak spot. Therefore, a woman must exhert “self control”, a fruit of the holy spirit, to submit to her man and try not to persuade him. God has given the man certain abilities to be a spiritual covering over his family and it is in the family’s best interest that they all allow him to perform that role.
Do I believe in Pre-Tribulation Rapture
No. I believe that suffering cannot be delinked from the Christian Faith. Jesus, his disciples and all Christians throughout history have faced tribulation and persecution. Therefore, the end of days should not be any different. I believe saints will endure tribulation and great tribulation, but will be spared of God’s wrath. I believe that the saints who remain will be raptured prior to the 7th seal being opened by the Lamb.
I do not let a person’s rapture stance divide fellowship. Rather, I want to simply warn of the concequence of such a view. If I am wrong regarding my belief, there is very little concequence. In fact, we would be joyful that we were wrong and were spared suffering. However, we need to look at what concequences there might be for someone who believes in pre-tribulation rapture. If they are not raptured and face the horrors of the tribulation, the concequences that may occur are self-doubt, doubting of the Lord, fear and anxienty, etc. These things can certainly affect one’s faith negatively and so we see there are grave concequences to this view.
Instead, scripture tells us repeatedly that we are to share in the suffering just as Christ did. Although the suffering is not pleasant, we rejoice that we share in the same sufferings as our Messiah since we are not of this world and are hated by it.
“Rightly Dividing the Word” / Hyper-Dispensationalism
There is a movement called “Rightly Dividing the Word” which is nothing more than hyper-dispensationalism repackaged. This is a false movement and you should stay away from those that teach such things.
There are various shapes and forms of what people call “rightly dividing the word”, but basically you will find these people state that the church is only held to the doctrines contained in the epistles of Paul and no other books of the bible (although, they will say we can garnish a little bit of knowledge from those ancillary books).
Some will go so far as to say there are multiple gospels. One for the Jews which is faith + works, and one for the gentiles which is just faith/belief. They will use the following verse to suggest this:
Galatians 2:7 On the contrary, when they saw that I had been entrusted with the gospel to the uncircumcised, just as Peter had been entrusted with the gospel to the circumcised.
Galatians 1:7 says there is only ONE gospel that’s given to both gentile and Jew. In fact, we see Peter (A Jew) go to the gentiles in Acts 10 and give the ONE gospel to gentiles. We also see Paul(apostle to the gentiles) go to the Jews multiple times to give them the ONE gospel (1 Corinthians 9:20).
Those that follow hyper-dispensationalism / rightly dividing the word are those that cannot understand spiritual knowledge and therefore see contradictions between the books of the bible. Instead of seeking to understand, the only methodology they see fit to remove the supposed contradictions is to state that certain books were never meant for the gentiles. Again, this is all abundantly false and you should flee from such people teaching these things.