Who is Babylon The Great?

If you don't read it how can you have faith.

Babylon the Great who is she? We know she cannot be a political entity because the kings of the earth and merchants will mourn over her death.

(Jeremiah 51:7, 8) Babylon has been a golden cup in the hand of Jehovah; She made all the earth drunk. From her wine the nations have drunk; That is why the nations have gone mad.  8 Suddenly Babylon has fallen and is broken. Wail over her! Get balsam for her pain; perhaps she may be healed.”

(Revelation 17:1, 2) One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and said to me: “Come, I will show you the judgment on the great prostitute who sits on many waters, 2 with whom the kings of the earth committed sexual immorality, and earth’s inhabitants were made drunk with the wine of her sexual immorality.”

(Revelation 18:2, 3) And he cried out with a strong voice, saying: “She has fallen! Babylon the Great has fallen, and she has become a dwelling place of demons and a place where every unclean spirit and every unclean and hated bird lurks! 3 For because of the wine of the passion of her sexual immorality, all the nations have fallen victim, and the kings of the earth committed sexual immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth became rich owing to the power of her shameless luxury

(Revelation 17:3-5) . . .. 4 The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and she was adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, and she had in her hand a golden cup that was full of disgusting things and the unclean things of her sexual immorality. 5 On her forehead was written a name, a mystery: “Babylon the Great, the mother of the prostitutes and of the disgusting things of the earth.. . .

It is clear that Babylon the Great represents an international entity but who is it? Babylon the Greats influence will be world wide. God is going to put it into mans heart to destroy Babylon the Great and those who refuse to get out of her.

(Revelation 17:15-18) . . .. 16 And the ten horns that you saw and the wild beast, these will hate the prostitute and will make her devastated and naked, and they will eat up her flesh and completely burn her with fire. 17 For God put it into their hearts to carry out his thought, yes, to carry out their one thought by giving their kingdom to the wild beast, until the words of God will have been accomplished. 18 And the woman whom you saw means the great city that has a kingdom over the kings of the earth.”

(Isaiah 47:1, 2) 47 Come down and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon. Sit down on the ground where there is no throne, O daughter of the Chal·deʹans, For never again will people call you delicate and pampered.  2 Take a hand mill and grind flour. Remove your veil. Strip off your skirt, uncover your legs. Cross over the rivers.

We get a clue in Isaiah and Jeremiah when Jehovah is speaking about Babylon. He is mentioning things that false religion participated in, things he forbids us to do. Things like casting spells, going to fortune tellers and using idols and images in their worship.

(Isaiah 47:11-15) 11 But calamity will come upon you, And none of your charms will stop it. Adversity will befall you; you will not be able to avert it. Sudden ruin will come upon you like you have never known. 12 Go ahead, then, with your spells and your many sorceries, With which you have toiled from your youth. Perhaps you may be able to benefit; Perhaps you may strike people with awe. 13 You have grown weary with the multitude of your advisers. Let them stand up now and save you, Those who worship the heavens, who gaze at the stars, Those giving out knowledge at the new moons About the things that will come upon you. 14 Look! They are like stubble. A fire will burn them up. They cannot save themselves from the power of the flame. These are not charcoals for keeping warm, And this is not a fire to sit in front of. 15 So your charmers will become to you, Those with whom you toiled from your youth. They will wander, each one in his own direction. There will be no one to save you.

(Jeremiah 50:1-3) 50 The word that Jehovah spoke concerning Babylon, concerning the land of the Chal·deʹans, through Jeremiah the prophet:  2 “Declare it among the nations and proclaim it. Raise a signal and proclaim it. Do not hide anything! Say, ‘Babylon has been captured. Bel has been put to shame. Merʹo·dach has become terrified. Her images have been put to shame. Her disgusting idols have become terrified.’  3 For a nation has come against her from the north. It makes her land an object of horror; No one is dwelling in her. Both man and beast have taken flight; They have gone away.”

(Jeremiah 50:38) 38 There is a devastation on her waters, and they will be dried up. For it is a land of graven images, And because of their frightful visions they keep acting with madness.

Rulers of Babylon exalted themselves over Jehovah and again God mentions false worship being involved. They had stolen the Gold from the temple of the Israelites and were drinking from the cups. That was something only certain ones among Israel had a right to do. It was up to God who had that right so they were taunting God by deliberately disobeying him.

(Daniel 5:22, 23) 22 “But you, his son Bel·shazʹzar, have not humbled your heart, although you knew all of this. 23 Instead, you exalted yourself against the Lord of the heavens, and you had them bring you the vessels of his house. Then you and your nobles, your concubines and your secondary wives drank wine from them and praised gods of silver and gold, of copper, iron, wood, and stone, gods that see nothing and hear nothing and know nothing. But you have not glorified the God in whose hand is your breath and all your ways.

(Revelation 18:23, 24) 23 No light of a lamp will ever shine in you again, and no voice of a bridegroom and of a bride will ever be heard in you again; for your merchants were the top-ranking men of the earth, and by your spiritistic practices all the nations were misled. 24 Yes, in her was found the blood of prophets and of holy ones and of all those who have been slaughtered on the earth.”

(Deuteronomy 18:10, 11) There should not be found in you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, anyone who employs divination, anyone practicing magic, anyone who looks for omens, a sorcerer, 11 anyone binding others with a spell, anyone who consults a spirit medium or a fortune-teller, or anyone who inquires of the dead.

So you can see the prostitution is spiritual prostitution.

(Leviticus 20:6) 6 “‘As for the person who turns to the spirit mediums and the fortune-tellers so as to commit spiritual prostitution with them, I will certainly turn against that person and cut him off from his people. . .

(Exodus 34:14-17) 14 You must not bow down to another god, for Jehovah is known for requiring exclusive devotion. Yes, he is a God who requires exclusive devotion. 15 Be careful not to make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, because when they prostitute themselves to their gods and sacrifice to their gods, someone will invite you and you will eat from his sacrifice. 16 Then you will surely take some of their daughters for your sons, and their daughters will prostitute themselves to their gods and cause your sons to prostitute themselves to their gods. 17 “You must not make gods of cast metal.

So we can see the harlot riding the beast is Babylon the Great which is false religion who claims to have the right to drink from the golden cup but in actuality are like those in Babylon they would be arrogant and unwilling to change. They would put their faith in worldly things and have a lot of influence on world governments. Instead of putting their faith in the heavenly kingdom they would believe they can change the world.

(James 4:4) 4 Adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever, therefore, wants to be a friend of the world is making himself an enemy of God.

(Revelation 18:4-8) 4 And I heard another voice out of heaven say: “Get out of her, my people, if you do not want to share with her in her sins, and if you do not want to receive part of her plagues. 5 For her sins have massed together clear up to heaven, and God has called her acts of injustice to mind. 6 Repay her in the way she treated others, yes, pay her back double for the things she has done; in the cup she has mixed, mix a double portion for her. 7 To the extent that she glorified herself and lived in shameless luxury, to that extent give her torment and mourning. For she keeps saying in her heart: ‘I sit as queen, and I am not a widow, and I will never see mourning.’ 8 That is why in one day her plagues will come, death and mourning and famine, and she will be completely burned with fire, because Jehovah God, who judged her, is strong.

There would be many prostitutes spreading the false worship. So there would be many types of false religion linked to Babylon the great.

(Revelation 17:15) 15 He said to me: “The waters that you saw, where the prostitute is sitting, mean peoples and crowds and nations and tongues.

If we do not want to be a part of Babylon we must worship in truth. We must follow the path Jesus laid out. We are not to use idols or images in our worship. We are to worship only Jehovah God and to approach him in prayer to our king Jesus Christ. The bible tells us we cannot be a part of Babylon and a part of true worship.

(2 Corinthians 6:14-17) 14 Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers. For what fellowship do righteousness and lawlessness have? Or what sharing does light have with darkness? 15 Further, what harmony is there between Christ and Beʹli·al? Or what does a believer share in common with an unbeliever? 16 And what agreement does God’s temple have with idols? For we are a temple of a living God; just as God said: “I will reside among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be my people.” 17 “‘Therefore, get out from among them, and separate yourselves,’ says Jehovah, ‘and quit touching the unclean thing’”; “‘and I will take you in.. . .

We do not want to prostitute ourselves to false religion.

(Judges 2:17) 17 But they refused to listen even to the judges and would prostitute themselves to other gods and bow down to them. They quickly turned aside from the way in which their forefathers had walked, those who had obeyed the commandments of Jehovah. They failed to do that.

(Judges 8:33) 33 As soon as Gidʹe·on died, the Israelites again committed spiritual prostitution with the Baʹals, and they appointed Baʹal-beʹrith as their god. . .

(Psalm 106:35-39) 35 But they mingled with the nations And adopted their ways. 36 They kept serving their idols, And these became a snare to them. 37 They would sacrifice their sons And their daughters to demons. 38 They kept spilling innocent blood, The blood of their own sons and daughters Whom they sacrificed to the idols of Caʹnaan; And the land was polluted with bloodshed. 39 They became unclean by their works; They committed spiritual prostitution by their deeds. . .

We cannot claim to love God yet participate in the things the world does that our heavenly father does not approve of.

(Matthew 6:24) 24 “No one can slave for two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will stick to the one and despise the other. You cannot slave for God and for Riches. . .

(1 John 2:15-17) 15 Do not love either the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 16 because everything in the world—the desire of the flesh and the desire of the eyes and the showy display of one’s means of life—does not originate with the Father, but originates with the world. 17 Furthermore, the world is passing away and so is its desire, but the one who does the will of God remains forever.

(2 Peter 2:1-3) 2 However, there also came to be false prophets among the people, as there will also be false teachers among you. These will quietly bring in destructive sects, and they will even disown the owner who bought them, bringing speedy destruction upon themselves. 2 Furthermore, many will follow their brazen conduct, and because of them the way of the truth will be spoken of abusively. 3 Also, they will greedily exploit you with counterfeit words. But their judgment, decided long ago, is not moving slowly, and their destruction is not sleeping. . .

We know the bible prophesied when the last of the apostles died true worship would seize for a time. Then it would be restored. We cannot let Babylon the Great deceive us because now more then ever true worship is very important. The bible made it clear there is only one truth.

(Revelation 21:2) I also saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God and prepared as a bride adorned for her husband

(Colossians 2:8, 9) 8 Look out that no one takes you captive by means of the philosophy and empty deception according to human tradition, according to the elementary things of the world and not according to Christ; 9 because it is in him that all the fullness of the divine quality dwells bodily.

(Isaiah 1:24-26) 24 Therefore the true Lord, Jehovah of armies, The Powerful One of Israel, declares: “Ah! I will rid myself of my adversaries, And I will take revenge on my enemies. 25 I will turn my hand against you, I will smelt away your dross as with lye, And I will remove all your impurities. 26 I will restore your judges as in the beginning And your advisers as at the start. After this you will be called City of Righteousness, Faithful Town. . .

God requires exclusive devotion, he is the one true God.

(1 Corinthians 8:4-6) 4 Now concerning the eating of food offered to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world and that there is no God but one. 5 For even though there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth, just as there are many “gods” and many “lords,” 6 there is actually to us one God, the Father, from whom all things are and we for him; and there is one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things are and we through him.

(Matthew 23:8-12) . . .. 9 Moreover, do not call anyone your father on earth, for one is your Father, the heavenly One. 10 Neither be called leaders, for your Leader is one, the Christ. 11 But the greatest one among you must be your minister. 12 Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted. . .

Now you can see that Babylon the Great is false religion. Since false religion opposes Christ this would also make them a part of the antichrist. I have also written about the antichrist you can learn more at the following link.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/08/23/who-is-the-antichrist/

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Learn the truth about vaccines.

This is not medical advice I am posting this for informational and educational purposes. Whether you vaccinate or not is up to you bad do your research. It can change your whole families life because vaccine injury is real and millions of dollars are awarded every year to victims of vaccine injury and families. Unfortunately some vaccine injury is so severe the family has to deal with a permanently severely disabled family member the rest of their lives which can take it’s tool on the family and death often occurs. Know the risk and make your decisions based on an unbiased and balanced view of the information.

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Wonder why so many children are getting cancer? Vaccinations and the poor kids don’t stand a chance because they get injected with them as soon as they are born.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/22/what-they-dont-want-you-to-know-about-cancer-and-why-so-many-children-are-getting-it/

Wonder why so many children are ill now days. Vaccinations and vaccine injury is not always obvious and can take years before it starts to present itself as an autoimmune issue. They will blame it on genes but that is not true. That is like saying that bullets do not kill and injure but it is the persons susceptibility to injury and death that has caused the injury or death. All vaccines injure 100% of the time. All vaccines contain harmful toxins and many contain aborted fetal tissue or animal tissue.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/13/identifying-vaccine-injury-and-its-cost-to-society/?fbclid=IwAR31kQpnSEUnkctCTzVwWzzVd3e4QyNG2IAO2Rwi4Sb2u4qf4y9ZYWawcuk

If you do research you will find that disease rates took a dramatic drop when better sanitation practices were implemented as man became aware of what caused illness. And also as nutrition became more available disease declined dramatically. Very shortly after vaccines were introduced disease has taken a dramatic climb and has risen every since because vaccines cause and spread disease they do not prevent illness. Vaccines have been found to be the cause of the new super bugs.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/06/17/vaccinations-spread-and-cause-disease/?fbclid=IwAR2mB73dNMaifJWl_a6Iamlbk5fPER6FOlWgvsqbr77rPAD6QgiUh4TVDF4

They renamed polio flaccid myelitis because they had realized toxins and vaccines were the cause of polio.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/10/08/cause-of-flaccid-myelitis/?fbclid=IwAR30QOJKfVxy5HOn0eXfrDhIdfVbmUWtGzzDXz_pYFUgr_JbvcKcFVJXNTo

Germ theory which vaccines are based on is incorrect and has been proven to be, so vaccine research is flawed from the start. How our immune system works is nothing like we are taught in school.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/08/18/germ-theory-and-terrain-theory-are-wrong/?fbclid=IwAR1gJ2WxwcyTHtnMh0QDy0WCUKvIxOMWnF7jJR_E77bWZETUaEDqewxizFA

Vaccines have major toxins. Some toxins they put in vaccines require a hazmat team to clean them up if they are spilled and have been banned in many other products but they permit their use in vaccinations. Toxins alter our genes but then the vaccine producers will blame a persons genes when they have an adverse reaction to them.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/09/02/1303/?fbclid=IwAR2ntDwxYhhYhCPYy1pHAhQ8ti9q5XN097MqvxWBpqIAzU3F2sKuQfWBp6I

True cause of illness and things that may help.

This is not medical advice I am posting this for educational and informational purposes.

 

 

I have a lot more to add to this but need a break and then I will finish it. I am going to add the things that negatively impact health and how it happens. Some of it I have covered but I have not covered the how part of it I only covered things that may help correct it.

Because probiotics can cause sepsis if you have ulcers or your gut is too porous I consumed a lot of mucilage and took bismuth in order to make sure my gut healed enough that would not happen.

To fully grasp the information here and to grasp the information in the links you will need to understand that Germ Theory and Terrain Theory have been proven wrong and that is why our Facebook group Synergistic Health decided we need a new theory “Enviroment and Biome Theory of Health”

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/08/18/germ-theory-and-terrain-theory-are-wrong/

 

This article discusses how our microbiome effect the whole body even the blood brain barrier.

In this post I am going to try and show how our environment, biome of our environment and our won biome effect our health. This shows that our Facebook group Synergistic Health is correct with our theory “Environment and Biome Theory of Health” is correct and that germ theory and terrain theory are incorrect. Learning this will help people understand why their genes have very little impact on their health compared to the above mentioned things. I also list the things that may be able to correct them.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5102499/

In all the research I have read gut diversity increases health and longevity and is found to be a commonality in centurions.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6051225/

There is a myth we should alkaize our digestive system must be acidic and alkalinity cause pathogenic and hydrogen sulfide producing bacteria to increase. This causes sulfation issues and increased ammonia getting the body stuck in a cycle. Bile and digestive enzymes become inhibited which cause high estrogen levels and copper will become biounavailable. You must break this cycle by getting ammonia levels down. BH4 levels get low when this happens eating protein increases ammonia levels. Short chain fatty acids balance our T cells so it is important to increase SCFA producing bacteria. I did a blog post on reducing ammonia levels (alkalosis). I did a post on reducing akalosis. I also did a summary of my notes which covers many of these things. If you search for akalosis and summary you should be able to find the information.

Fiber especially inulin increases the good gut bacteria. Exercise also increases our good gut bacteria. Reducing stress or learning to deal with stress increases our good gut bacteria. Ghee is high in butyrate which increases our good gut bacteria.

Egg and milk allergies indicate high Staphylococcus Aureus levels. This is caused by low microbiota that breaks up biofilms and produces natural antibiotics. This can also be caused by low lactobacillus paracasei, lactobacillus adolenscentis and lactobacillus rhamnosis levels.

I do not mention the strains that produce histamines because they are usually not a problem unless something is wrong in the body and they are needed for gut and body health. Avoiding the foods that cause them to produce histamines is more effective. Fermented foods, and aged meats and many cheeses will cause them to produce histamines. Some cheeses like Gouda and Parmesion have species of microbes that reduce histamines. This is why overconsumption of them can cause constipation because histamine stimulates stomache acid production. Those with low stomach acid production may benefit from eating foods that increase histamines.

An imbalance in our gut bacteria can lead to the production of high substance P levels which leads to systematic inflammation. If levels get high enough a person will start to lose their hair, they will get burning in their skin especially at night. The burning mostly occurs in the scalp and down the spine. I posted on how to reduce substance P.

When replacing a microbe you may be lacking it is normal to experience cramps and bloating until they get established. Taking the same probiotic daily can cause gut dysbiosis which is as bad as when candida goes pathogenic and can cause candida and H Pylori to switch from commensal to pathogenic. Probiotics should be alternated and one should take a break from them to let the microbial community balance out.

Most Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus have some oxalate degrading abilities. The microbiota that produce vitamin B12 need chromium to be present to produce it.

Exercise increases our good gut bacteria. Stress and trauma increase our bad bacteria so it is very important to learn to meditate , pray and not to dwell on things you can do nothing about and do your best to get over trauma and do not hold grudges or be resentful or hateful. When we have a lot of negative emotions it increases the gut bacteria that increases adrenaline and it can tax our adrenals.

Diets rich on complex carbohydrates have been shown to prevent infection from food born pathogens. Processed sugar has been found to dramatically increase risk of infection from ford born pathogens.

Often times a persons microbiome is influenced by their sexual partners. Their sexual partner may have different metabolic factors so could appear to be unaffected. Usually a person sexual partner should be treated for dysbiosis or infection also to prevent constant reinfection or constant microbiome disruption.

Galacto-oligosaccharides increase absorption of nutrients, and increase the beneficial bacteria that are important in health mental health and cognition. It prevents constipation and helps protect from food born pathogens. It increases the microbiome that reduces anxiety and pain. It is derived from raw milk and is destroyed during pasteurizing. It also decreases the risk of pulmonary infections. It reduces almost all inflammatory markers in the body. It reduces intestinal inflammation. Galacto-oligosaccharid and fructo-oligosaccharid helps to prevent diabetes.

Our bodies secrete FUT2 to modulate our immune system and to keep our good microbiome health. Many things can make us deficient in FUT2 enzymes which causes a loss of our good gut microbiome and can lead to inflammatory bowel diseases and gut dysbiosis. Fructooligosaccharide and oligosaccharides can replace FUT2 until it is corrected. This is can also result from a deficiency in the microbiota that stimulate IL-22

A loss of our gut microbiome can cause raised zonulin levels which results in many food intolerances, metabolic issues , increase susceptibility to infection and if not corrected can lead to acidosis or alkalosis. Zonulin regulates gut permeability if levels get too low we can develop malabsorption issues. If zonulin levels get to high we can develop many health problems. It can also lead to interstitial cystitis and damage the blood brain barrier which results in the loss of protection of the brain and can lead to infection , encephalopathy and even chira which is a life threatening condition. Increased zonulin levels causes depression, anxiety and can even cause paranoid delusions and psychosis. Mold toxins can increase zonulin levels. BT Toxin found in GMO increase zonulin levels. Farm chemicals which are found to be heavy in our food increases zonulin levels especially glyphosate and glufosinate. It is very important to eat organic when possible. A diet high in fiber and resistant starches increases the microbes that reduce zonulin. Oddly our sterile lifestyles have caused a loss of the microbes that keep zonulin levels balanced. They have found those who are in nature and work with the soil a lot get the good microbes that keep zonulin levels balanced. Unfortunately glyphosate and glufosinate are killing those microbes in the soil which is making it more and more difficult for a person to get those microbes. Endotoxins and mycotoxins increase zonulin levels making us more prone to leaky gut. Leaky gut causes systematic inflammation which can lead to autoimmunity. Butyrate producing gut bacteria reduce zonulin levels helping to prevent leaky gut. Butter and raw milk is high in butyrate. Inflammation causes increased zonulin levels so microbes that reduce inflammation will decrease zonulin. When zonulin levels are how toxins the body would not absorb but would get excreted are easily absorbed which causes high heavy metal and other toxins levels in the body. High zonulin levels also result in food particles entering the blood stream which causes a lot of food sensitivities. This can be corrected by addressing the leaky gut. When zonulin levels are high it increases mast cell degranulation which can lead to mast cell activation syndrome or mastocytosis. This increases histamines leading to autoimmunity and allergies. This also will correct itself once zonulin levels are reduce. Those with high zonulin levels should avoid gluten and gliaden until it is corrected because they raise zonulin levels. High zonulin and high inflammation levels has been linked to just about all types of chronic illness. Inflammation can cause high zonulin levels, high zonulin levels can lead to inflammation creating a cycle that is difficult to break. Inflammation disables the immune system and is why so many illnesses like tick born illness, candida and many other infections are becoming epidemic. Almost all illness can be link to zonulin.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352551717300288

https://www.physiology.org/doi/full/10.1152/physrev.00003.2008

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2017.01936/full

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/21688370.2016.1251384

Our gut microbiome regulate our zonulin levels which regulates the tight junction layer. When zonulin is high then we develop leaky gut which causes chronic illness and even effects our brains. Our gut bacteria even regulate our HPA axis. Microbes that increase IL-10, T regulatory cells and reduce inflammation will reduce zonulin levels which will restore the tight junction protein layer. Also stress increases zonulin so microbes that reduce stress will also decrease zonulin levels.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/21688370.2016.1251384

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00394-018-1784-0

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5288588/

Our sterile lives have added to the increase in zonulin levels. Also nutrient deficiencies cause by over farming land and chemicals like glyphosate and glufosinate that chelate nutrients are causing nutrient deficiencies which increases zonulin. This indicates the the biome of our environment is also important for our health. It also indicates that our environment itself can influence our health.

http://www.pnas.org/content/106/39/16799.long

Nutrient deficiencies also stimulate zonulin and so do bad fats and excessive meat consumption. Excess vitamin B12 increases zonulin levels. I do not supplement with it, I nurture my gut microbiota that produce it and I make sure I get cobalt which they need to produce B12. On the other end of the scale zonulin deficiency can result in the inability to absorb nutrients. This shows the importance of learning to achieve homeostasis. I cannot find studies showing that inhibited zonulin causes malabsorption but I have noticed those who have high levels of the bacteria that inhibit zonulin and low levels of the ones that stimulate zonulin have malabsorption issues.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0041134514008045

High zonulin levels can lead to decreased intestinal motility which causes the food to sit in the digestive tract and ferment instead of digesting. This increases the ammonia, hydrogen, sulfide and methane producing microbes which raises zonulin levels even higher. If I ever get a chance to write a book I will cover it in more detail. Once this cycle starts it is very hard to break and a person will not be able to absorb nutrients because their food is not getting broken down properly.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0111132#s4

So all this being said the bigger the variety of gut microbes we have the more balanced our zonulin becomes.

Butyrate producing microbiota increase TGF-B which is needed to prevent some commensals from becoming harmful. A deficiency in TGF-B can lead to inflammatory bowel disease which can cause bile to be inhibited. The most important of these are F Prausnitzii, Clostridium Leptum, Eubacterium Rectale and Roseburia. If deficient in IL-10 or TGF-B the microbiota that stimulates bile will become pathogenic in nature IL-10 and TGF-B work together to keep them in check so they continue to function properly. I discuss bile in more detail at the end of this article.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00535-017-1350-1

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/0284186X.2015.1054949

Raw potatoes, inulin, chickpeas and other legumes feed the gut bacteria that prevent gliaden and gluten intolerance. Too much of these can increase the glucose levels in the blood. That may be good for those with malabsorption but high glucose levels can lead to cancer and other health problems.

Increased CB1 receptor activation causes leaky gut which can lead to food intolerances from our gut becoming too porous. This can lead to increased LPS levels which can lead to endotoxemia and sepsis. Increased zonulin also does this. Stress increases zonulin.

The PH of the gut and bladder should be between 4 to 5. The lower the number the more acidic the high the number the more alkaline. We do not want alkaline it causes infection and gut dysbiosis. Candida and H Pylori will go from commensal to pathogenic.

Bloating can be from taking too much of a certain probiotic which can lead to dysbiosis , inflammation, ulcerations, or high histamines. High histamines will cause acid reflux. Low histamine inhibits bile and will cause bile reflux constipation and low stomach acid production. If you have low histamines fermented foods will increase the histamine producing bacteria but be cautious do not increase them too far. We can also become bloated if candid or H Pylori go from commensal to pathogenic.

Increased gut permeability (leaky gut) can lead to bone loss, autoimmunity, and many metabolic issues.

Our gut bacteria need carbohydrates but many avoid them. There are good carbs and bad carbs.

A microbiotia accessable carbohydrate diet increases beneficial bacteria that produce short chain fatty acid. This consist of fiber and carbohydrates. This increases the bacteria that produce short chain fatty acids. If we do not produce enough SCFA we will become constipated and bile production will become inhibited. This will also happen if we develop malabsorption from having high bacteroidetes, methane producing and sulfur digesting bacteria. They contribute to malabsorption, constipation and inhibited bile production from a lack of SCFA in the body. Our blood glucose levels will also become very low and we may develop high insulin levels. Clostridium infection is also a major cause of this and indicates we are lacking the microbiota that protect us from it. This can cause a cycle that is hard to break because bile is needed to prevent clostridium infection.

High histamines usually indicates low bifidobacterium levels. Bifidobacterium degrade histamines. Low Bifidobacterium can cause weight gain in some people and can lead to anxiety, difficulty sleeping and difficulty concentrating. Our histamine degrading bacteria need vitamins A,C, E and Zinc. Bifidobacterium which there are many species produce folate. Most Bifidobacterium increases IgA which prevents food intolerances and allergies. Bifidobacterium also break down gliaden. Excess gliaden can raise zonulin levels leading to the tight junction layer becoming more permeable resulting in leaky gut.

Lactobacillus needs vitamin A and consuming it has been shown to restore lactobacillus. Most lactobacillus prevent candida and fungus infections. Most Lactobacillus prevent lung infection. Most Lactobacillus increase IL-10. IL-10 is needed for commensalism. Those deficient in Lactobacillus will be extremely underweight.

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Most probiotics should be taken with an oligosaccharide. They help feed them and get them established. Pectin also protects the good bacteria helping it to thrive. Olive oil has been found to prevent them from making TMAO. If TMAO levels get too high we can develop a fish like smell, diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease.

Lactobacillus Reuteri increases oxytocin which helps keep us calm and helps prevent depression. It also helps prevent diarrhea. It increases intestinal absorption of nutrients. It prevents cavities and promotes dental health. It protects against pathogens and parasites. It has been shown to help with autism. L Reuteri produces food need by most of the other commensal bacteria. It requires sugar to produce the food the commensal microbes need. L reuteri also help prevent asthma. Helps restore normal vaginal and bladder microbiome. If you are sensitive to sugars and starches it could be an indication you are deficient in L Reuteri. L Reuteri breaks down sugars and starches. A deficiency in Lactobacillus Reuteri can also contribute to milk allergy and a lower resistance to pain. It prevents gingivitis and periodontal disease. It helps keep H Pylori commensal. L Reuteri improves the production of bile.

Clostrium Leptum has been found to be low in those with inflammatory bowel disease and Chohn’s disease. It breaks down carbohydrates and produces butyrate. It reduces inflammation.

I believe L Reuteri and L Fermentum are the same species. Often times research papers state that they are the same species.

Lactobacillus Fermentum found in raw goats milk protects from urinary tract infection and food born pathogens. It has been shown to increase other lactobacillus bacteria. This would help those who have difficulty gaining weight. It is resistant to most antibiotics and has been found to transfer that ability to the other but microbes. This also would help with lactos intolerance. L Fermentum prevents skin rashes and eczema By increasing TH1. It prevents IgA related allergic disease. L fermentum helps prevent urinary infection. Low I IgA levels are common in inflammatory bowel disease and those who have malabsorption disorders. Reduces endotoxins. Helps protect from cavities and gingivitis.

Bacteroides Vulgatus increases bile production, if levels are low a person is susceptible to inflammatory bowel disease. If levels get too high a person will develop celiac disease. This occurs if a person is lacking the microbiotia that stimulate IL-10, SMAD3 and TGFB.

Pediococcus pentosaceus prevents clostridium infection of the digestive system by reducing zonulin. This would improve bile production. It also reduces inflammation. It produces natural antibiotics that fight bacteria.

Bacillus Coagulins prevents lactose intolerance. Helps break down food better increasing nutrient absorption. Helps prevent diarrhea. Prevents gas, bloating and intestinal inflammation. Helps prevent constipation. Reduces endotoxins. Improves bladder and vaginal health. Helps keep H Pylori commensal.

Bacillus Subtilis produces food needed by the other commensal microbes has been shown to balance the gut microbiome. It prevents gastrointestinal and urinary tract infection. It is found in soil. It stimulates IgM, and IgG which important part of immune function. Protects the DNA and has antioxidant properties. Helps prevent diabetes and cardiovascular disease. If it is supplied with lactulose which is found in raw milk but destroyed during pasteurization it will prevent constipation. It reduces inflammation and has been shown to reverse irritable bowel disease. It Balances our T cells which would prevent allergies and autoimmunity. It prevents H Pylori and Candida from becoming pathogenic. Reduces endotoxins and heals the liver and kidneys. It prevents skin rashes and lesions. It increases our ability to tolerate heat. Helps break down phytic acid preventing it from being and antinutrient. B Subtilis has been shown to reduce blood pressure and prevent atherosclerosis. B Subtilis communicates with the body to let is know what is going on. It kind of acts like a soldier and a nurse. It stimulates IFN-y in spleens of mammals which is an important part of the bodies ability to fight infections. Seems more important for fighting infection then dendric cells and natural killer cells. IFN-y prevent viruses from being able to adhere to cells. Increasing IFN-y increases CD8 molecules. Those who are TH1 dominant should avoid this strain it increases TH1.

https://iai.asm.org/content/75/3/1167

Lactobacillus sanfranciscensis helps degrade phytate preventing them from being and antinutrient. Decreases gut permeability and prevents obesity. Reduces symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease. It is found in raw sour bread dough.

Lactobacillus pentosus found in fermented olive products. It helps prevent food born pathogens. It helps break down carbohydrates. Helps reduce symptoms of lactose intolerance. It can break down a wide variety of sugars and carbohydrates.

Lactobacillus Salivarius reduces histamines. Protects the throat, mouth and nasal cavities from infection. It helps prevent cavities. They help keep the ph of the intestines balanced. It helps with nutrient absorption especially folate. It reduces nausea, bloating, cramping and inflammation in the digestive system. It protects us from food born pathogens. It protects us from getting strept throat and halitosis. It lowers cortisol levels and reduces stress and anxiety. L Slivarius increases endurance. Helps prevent lactose intolerance. It prevents flatulence. Has been shown to protect the pancreas. Has been shown to reverse dermatitis.

Oxabacter Formigenes reduces oxalates and reduces pain. It is the primary oxalate degrading bacteria in the gut.

Lactobacillus Paracasei inhibits infection and helps reduce ammonia producing bacteria. It is a subspecies of Lactobacillus Casei which has many of the same benefits. It also prevents anxiety but not depression. L paracasei especiall ssp Casei prevents obesity. L Casei reduces the duration of infections. L Paracasei helps prevent allergies. L paracasei and ssp L Casei should not be taken by those with high histamines. It prevents halitosis and cavities. It has been shown to protect the nasal cavities, mouth and throat from infection.

L Casei protects us from pathogens that cause diarrhea and antibiotic induced diarrhea. It improves colon health and inceases the commensal bacteria that help prevent depression and anxiety. Helps protect the gums from infection. Has been shown to protect the health of the pancreas. Increases IL-10 and TGF-B.

Lactobacillus Casei ssp shirota prevents constipation. Increases serotonin. It improves mood and prevents depression. It has the best long term effects at improving mood.

Lactobacillus Brevis prevents urinary and intestinal infection by regulating the PH of the digestive system and renal system. It helps keep it from getting too akaline. Lactobacillus Brevis improves cellular immunity it protects the gut from excess bile acids and keeps H Pylori commensal. It produces natural antibiotics that protect the gut from pathogens.

Streptococcus Thermophilus is needed by most of the gut bacteria to get established especially lactobacillus debrueckii. S Thermophilus helps with lactose intolerance. It prevents cavities and infection in the nose, throat and mouth. Helps prevent inflammatory bowel diseases. It accelerates healing in the gut.

Lactobacillus Debrueckii is needed to establish the commensal microbiome and to prevent C Diff infection. It also prevents inflammation. It is found in butter milk. It also helps keep H Pylori commensal. It helps degrade milk proteins. It also helps prevent liver disease. L Debrueckii also prevents fungus infection. It also prevents obesity.

lactobacillus Plantarum is needed to balance our gut bacteria which helps prevent dysbiosis. It also helps prevent diabetes. Helps prevent candida and fungus infections. Helps prevent inflammatory bowel diseases. It reduces HIV, enhances memory and reduces brain inflammation. Reduces abdominal pain.

Saccharomyces Boulardii helps prevent autoimmunity, protects from diarrhea caused by pathogens. Helps keep H Pylori commensal. Helps prevent inflammatory bowel. Saccharomyces Boulardii helps with gluten intolerance and reduces symptoms of SIBO.

Bifidobacterium bifidum helps in the production of many B vitamins. Prevents celiac diseas, milk allergies and many other food sensitivities. Reduces histamines. Improves immune function. Prevents ulcers and diarrhea. It is important for vaginal homeostasis. Has been shown to reduce symptoms of inflammatory bowel diseases. Prevents constipation and lung infection. Prevents pouchitis and infections in the lining of the intestines. Has been found to improve immune function. Prevents eczema. It also produces the B vitamins common to Bifidobacterium but also produces vitamin K2. It helps those who do not produce enough lactase because it breaks down lactose. Increases red blood cell production helping to prevent anemia. Has been shown to reduce the severity of the flu and common colds.

Bacillus Coagulans found in the soil , it improves bowel movements, helps with inflammatory bowel diseases, reduces bloating and pain in the digestive system. It also decrease the inflammatory C-reactive protein which is high during infection. It reduces intestinal gas. Reduces the risk of infection especially by influenza. Has been shown to reduce arthritis symptoms. It has been shown to help with gluten intolerance and allergies. It has been shown to reduce symptoms of SIBO. It has been shown to prevent food born pathogens. Is effective at fighting a broad range of pathogens. It reduces symptoms of arthritis if it has an adequate supply of inulin.

Saccharomyces Cerevisiae reduces oxidative stress and free radicals including hydroxy radicals and prevents excess nitric oxide production. Helps prevent iron toxicity. It stimulates the good inflammatory cytokines while inhibiting the bad ones. It helps in developing humoral immunity. Can reduce candida infection but if taken in excess will cause symptoms that are exactly the same as candida infection and is often times more common in those who are believed to have candida infections in the bladder. It helps those who have phenylketonuria or proteinuria it breaks down proteins like phenylalanine. Saccharomyces Cerevisiae prevents acne.

Lactobacillus gallinarum prevents urinary tract infection and reduces oxalates. It reduces symptoms of allergy. It helps break down phytic acid preventing it from being an antinutrient.

Bacillus Subtilis found in soil protects and heals intestinal epithial cells. It is improtant in the proper absorption of nutrients. If deficient in B Subtilis you will suffer from Malabsorption syndrome. It helps keep our T cells balanced. It is needed for digestion of carbohydrates. Has been shown to keep H Pylori commensal and fight food born illness. Has a broad range of antimicrobial properties.

Lactobacillus Helveticus is found in cheeses like parmesian, cheddar, swiss cheeses, buttermilk and cheddar cheese. Protects the gut health and is a butyrate producing bacteria. It reduces neurological inflammation and restores cognitive function. It helps prevent anxiety and depression. It improves sleep and prevents lung infection. It reduces parathyroid hormone and improves calcium metabolism. It improves learning and cognition. It fights candida and prevents dermatitis. It fights cancer and reduces inflammation. L Helviticus also prevents lung infections. It is and ACE inhibitor so prevents high blood pressure. It is important for whole body health and protects the liver and kidneys. It helps prevent lactose intolerance. It reduces anxiety and promotes the feeling of well being. It prevents mood swings and aggressive behavior. It helps prevent depression.

Bifidobacterium Longhum helps prevent anxiety and depression, and improves cognitive function, it helps prevent viral infections and symptoms of ulcerative colitis. B Infantis is a subspecies which has been shown to protect against polio. B Longhum protects the lungs from infection. It prevents food born illness and prevents candida from becoming pathogenic. It reduces symptoms of gout and prevents inflammation. It prevents allergies and celiac disease. It reduces endotoxins and prevents fatty liver disease. It increases biotin levels. It reduces bloating in the gut especially ssp Infantis. B Longhum improves sleep and prevents anxiety. Reduces depression caused by stress by reducing cortisol. It prevents liver disease and produces B12 and Folate.c It improves bone health and fights cancer. It decreases TH1 and TH17 cytokines. B Longhum also reduces aggressive behavior. B Longhum improves nutrient absorption. Reduces histamines. B longhum stimulates the vagal nerve.

B Infanis increases tryptophan. Decreases bloating. Bifidobacterium Longhum also helps prevent lactose intolerance. It detoxes serotonin metabolites. It decreases adrenalin levels and restores the HPA axis. It reduces inflammation and increases lifespan. It prevents ulcers. It helps prevent lactose intolerance. Increases IL-10 and IL-1B which seems contridicting but IL-1B is needed to increase intestinal motility. IL-10 keeps IL-1B from causing inflammation and immune issues.

Bifidobacterium Infantis increases tryptophan, serrotonin and GABA precursors. Helps prevent inflammatory bowel diseases. B Infantis increases T regulatory cells which helps keep the immune system balanced. B Infantis promotes the production of IgA which is usually low in those with malabsorption and inflammatory bowel disease.

B Infantis reduces histamines. B infantis decreases intestinal bloating, pain and gut distention (enlarged or inflammed). B Infantis increases tolerance to pain. B Infantis has been shown to protect the health of the pancreas.

Bifidobacterium Breve helps protect from food born pathogens and diarrhea. It also helps prevent allergies. Has been shown to improve intestinal health. Reduces anxiety and improves cognition. Reduces histamines. It helps the body absorb nutrients. It reduces bloating and inflammation. Prevents obesity.

Bacteroides Thetaiotaomicron secrete natural antibiotics which keep the gut balanced. It is also responsible for innate immunity in the intestines. It reinforces the mucous membrane. It reduces inflammation. It also helps break down carbohydrates. Prevents constipation and improves bile production. But high levels can promote Clostridium infection.

Bacteroides Ovatus helps break down carbohydrates and feeds other commensal bacteria. It breaks down the most difficult fiber that none of the other microbiota can.

Lactobacillus Rhamnosus helps prevent anxiety and depression by upregulating GABA. L Rhamnosus also prevents lactose intolerance, asthma and allergies. It also prevents skin rashes and eczema. L Rhamnosus also prevents urinary infection. Helps restore normal vaginal and bladder microbiome. Helps prevent candida and fungul infections. Helps prevent inflammatory bowel diseases. Reduces oxalates. Prevents food sensitivities. Breaks down histamines. Reduces endotoxins and inhibits biofilm formation. It simulates phagocytosis which helps fight infection. Phagocytosis is inhibited in those with immune deficiency. Reduces histamines. Rhamnosus improve bowel movements by increasing intestinal motility. Has been shown to prevent chronic fatigue.

Lactobacillus Acidophilus prevents excessive weightloss and reduces inflammation. Has been shown to reduce symptoms of arthritis. L Acidophilus increase CB2 receptor expression. Prevents urinary and bladder infection and helps keep the ph of the bladder and intestines balanced. Helps prevent candida and fungul infections. Helps prevent inflammatory bowel diseases. Prevents celiac disease, milk allergies and food sensitivities. L acidophilus helps with FODMAP intolerance and has been shown to reduce SIBO. It reduces pain by stimulating the opioid receptor. Helps prevent acne. Helps prevent allergies and food intolerances. Helps prevent infection in the bladder and intestines by balancing the ph. If we become too alkaline it promotes pathogen growth. It also prevent vaginal infections. Has been shown to protect the health of the pancreas. Increases IL-10.

Mycobacterium Vaccae helps prevent brain inflammation, anxiety and depression. It also improves cognitive function. It is found in healthy soil in forest among decaying folage. Supposedly eating leaves from a plant can give you this. It induces a strong T cell response when first establishing in the body and then slowly declines as it gets established. Once established it increases T regulatory cells. It helps fight tuberculosis.

Almost all bifidobacterium prevent depression and anxiety but can cause weight loss so those who are under weight my want to be cautious in taking these in excess. Red Wine increases Bifidobacterium. The bifidobacterium also decreases adrenalin levels.

Sophora has been found to increase most of the bacteria that prevent anxiety and depression.

Lactobacillus Iners promotes vaginal dysbiosis so should be avoided , high levels can cause miscarriage. It increases risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases. One good thing about it is it prevents HPV infection.

Lactobacillus Jensii reduces the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases and renal infection. It helps with the break down of milk. It reduces the population of other Lactobacillus which can help with obesity. Lactobacillus Jensii produces chemicals that inhibit HIV. Helps restore normal bladder and digestive microbiome. Helps protect from HPV infection. It helps maintain the proper PH of the intestines and the bladder.

Lactobacillus Crispatus causes weight loss in those who are obese and protects from infections in the renal system, bladder and prevents sexually transmitted diseases. It helps keep the ph of the bladder and digestive system balanced. Helps restore normal gut and bladder microbiome. Helps protect from HPV, HIV and many other types of infection. It prevents vaginal odor.

Lactobacillus Johnsii requires purines to survive so needs purine producing commensals or purines consumed in the diet. It produces natural antibiotics that protect the gut from infection and prevent H Pylori and Candida from becoming pathogenic. It has been shown to thicken the mucous membrane in the gut and helps heal peptic ulcers. It restores the proper number of IgA, IgG and CD8+ cells which are low in tick born illness and inflammatory bowel and malabsorption disorders. It helps prevent skin lesions. It has been shown to reduce diabetes and even reverse it in some. L Johnsii prevents insulin resistance and allergies. It also prevents vaginosis. Those with interstitial cystitis or high TH17 levels would want to avoid this one because it increases TH17 levels along with COX2 which is high in interstitial cystitis, psoriasis, and lupus. It would help restore nutrient absorption in those with malabsorption.

Lactobacillus Kefiranofacians is found in kefir and fermented milk. It prevents cavities and biofilm formation. It does not survive in the gut long so you would have to gargle with it. It also helps with constipation. It stimulates the intestines to produce more mucin increasing the mucous membrane in the gut which helps with colitis. Those with high TH1 levels would want to avoid it because it increases TH1 levels.

Lactobacillus Kimchii increases phagocytosis which would not be good in those with a hyper immune system but would help those who have an inhibited immune system. It is found in kimchi. Kimchi also contains Lactobacillus Sakei which inhibits biofilm formation.

Lactobacillus Plantarum has potent antioxidant abilities. It helps maintain proper intestinal permeability and helps with malabsorption disorders. It produces antimicrobials that fight gram positive and gram negative bacteria. It accelerates gut repair. It helps with chron’s and inflammatory bowel disease. It reduces skin rashes and eczema. It has been shown to help with diabetes. It prevents diabetes and high blood pressure. L Plantarum also prevents biofilm formation. L Planatarum increases muscle mass, muscle strength and endurance. Helps prevent candida and fungul infection. Helps prevent inflammatory bowel diseases. Reduces oxalates. Breaks down histamines. L Plantarum improves intestinal epithial health. It produces L-Lysine which improves our bodies ability to use calcium. It has been shown to improve mental health. It is improves the absorption of nutrients into the body. It helps remove toxins from the body.

Lactobacillus Pontis increases NOD2 which fights viruses but is not good for those with inflammatory diseases or inflammatory bowel disease.

Bifidobacterium Adolenscentis helps break down milk proteins, promotes normal bowel movements, produce many of the same vitamins that most Bifidobacterium produce which includes B1, folate, B12, biotin and riboflavin. It also produces vitamin C but not in high enough amounts to provide the body with adequate levels of vitamin C. It like most Bifidobacterium dephosphoralizes phytic acid. Which prevents the antinutrient effect of Phytic Acid. If a person is low in Bifidobacterium then phytic acid will deplete their bodies of nutrients. It helps fight Coxsackievirus and other viruses. If a person is deficient in Bifidobacterium they are more prone to Norovirus infection. It along with most bifidobacterium prevents obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Streptococcus Salvarius prevents infection in the throat nose and mouth. It also produces natural antibiotics that kill harmful bacteria. Prevents food allergies. It also prevents lung infection.

Streptococcus Mitis prevents infection in the throat nose and mouth.

E Coli Nissle prevent E Coli infection, prevents halitosis, helps prevent infection in the mouth , throat and nose. Helps with inflammatory bowel diseases. E Coli Nissle protects us from it’s pathogenic cousins. It also protects from other food born illness.

Lactobacillus Salvarius prevents cavities and prevents biofilm formation and prevents dental plaque. Helps prevent fungul infection and candida.

Lactobacillus Coagulans (Lactobacillus sporogenes ) helps prevent inflammatory bowel diseases. Has been shown to prevent diabetes. It enhances protein absorption and increase muscle healing, improves muscle recovery time and increases endurance. It inhibits fibrosis which would help with fatty liver disease and COPD. It increases butyrate producing bacteria. It decreases abdominal pain. It requires oligosaccharides. It improves bowel motility which prevents constipation. It reduces symptoms of inflammatory bowel diseases. It helps improve feeding tolerance. In other words it helps restore your appetite.It prevents parasite infections and has been shown to protect against the flu and adenovirus. It has been shown to reduce vaginosis. It also protects from many pathogens that cause diarrhea.

Lactobacillus Gasseri prevents halitosis. Helps restore normal bladder and gut microbiome. Reduces oxalates and histamines. Helps protect from HPV infection. It reduces menstrual pain. Reduces allergies and asthma. Helps break down phytic acid preventing it from being and antinutrient.

Bifidobacterium Animalis prevents food allergies and reduces oxalates. Prevents constipation speeds up food transit time. It prevents bloating, nuero inflammation, oxidative stress, and increases serrotonin, dopamine and norepineprhine by inhibiting MAO activity. Prevents obesity and anemia. It protects from polio and rotavirus. It reduces the length of the flu and prevents lung infection. I reduces allergies but increases TH1 levels. It reduces inflammation and increases T regulatory cells. It increases good gut microbes and decreases the bad. Improves digestive health. Prevents diarrhea and constipation. Helps with colitis and inflammatory bowel disease. It enhances immunity. It helps prevent celiac disease. It degrades oxalates. It improves nutrient absorption. It reduces stress hormones helping to reduce anxiety.

Bifidobacterium Adolescentis prevents food allergies and reduces oxalates. It prevents diarrhea from pathogens and prevents constipation. It helps protect from the rotavirus. Prevents asthma. Inulin increases B Adolescentis. It is fed by F Prausnitzii. It helps reduce fatty liver disease.

Akkermansia Muciniphila helps prevent obesity and helps to produce short chain fatty acids and is usually low in those will malabsorption issues. Deficiency in Akkermansia Muciniphila can lead to diabetes. Akkermansia Muciniphila also protect us from inflammation. It is important in homeostasis in the gut. It also produces oligosaccharides which feed our good gut microbes. It helps produce SCFA which are needed by the body and our microbiome. It helps maintain the shape and health of the mucous membrane in the gut. Low levels of Akkermansia Muciniphila results in a thinner mucous membrane making us more prone to infection and inflammatory bowel diseases. A deficiency in Akkermansia can result in appendicitis. Arabinoxylin, Inulin , fructoligosaccharide, oligofructose increases Akkermansia. Polyphenols in pomegranate, grapes, grape seed extract , and navy beans increase Akkermansia. Cod liver oil also increases Akkermansia. When there is a wound in the gut Akkermansia will go to the site of the wound and signal the body it needs to repair that area. This is one of the most important microbes for gut health. If we are deficient in it bacteroidetes leves get to high, bile production becomes inhibited and our bodies do not secrete pancreatic enzymes. I discuss the consequences of high bacteroidetes levels at the end of this post. Increased CB1 receptor activation reduces Akkermansia, inhibiting CB1 receptor increases Akkermansia but inhibiting CB1 increases depression and anxiety. Akkermansia needs Faecalibacterium Prausnitzii and vice versa. There is research showing if Akkermansia levels get too high it can increase zonulin levels so though it is a key mcirobiota in the regulation of our health homeostasis should always be the goal.

Clostridium Butyricum help prevent many food born pathogens, helps produce short chain fatty acids, it prevents diabetes and helps keep the sulfur digesting and ammonia producing bacteria like Bacteroidetes and Firmicutes from getting too high. If those are high a person can develop diabetes, malabsorption from inhibited bile production and inflammation. It prevents insulin resistance. Clostridium Bytyricum also protect from bartonella.

Faecalibacterium Prausnitzii Faecalibacterium a deficiency can lead to irritable bowel syndrome. Produces butyrate from fiber. A deficiency in F Prausnitzii can lead to asthma, obesity, depression ,Chohn’s disease and inflammatory bowel diseases. A deficiency in this can lead to high TH17 levels resulting in psoriasis. Those with cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes are usually low in F Prausnitzii. Akkermanis Municiphila needs it and vice versa. Prevents inflammation.

It also helps balance the immune system. It needs Akkermansia to thrive. Oligosaccharides increase F. Prausnitzii. It prevents celiac disease. It induces IL-10. It is necessary for fatty acid oxidation. It produces butyrate. It produces Salicyclic acid which is what they make aspirin from. It produces raffinose a type of oligosaccharide that decreases gut permeability which prevents leaky gut. It along with other commensals form biofilms that help protect and heal the gut. Decreases zonulin which preserves the integrity of the tight protein layer. If zonulin levels get too high a person will develop lactose, gluten and gliadin intolerance.

Enterococcus faecium prevents listeria infection and prevents infection from it’s pathogenic cousins. There is a human species which is non pathogenic and an animal species and the animal species is pathogenic to humans. I view this one as a dangerous pathogen even though it is used in probiotics when the body is weak it can make a person very very ill.

Weissella Cibaria also prevents halitosis, cavities, and this one also reduces skin lesions. It also reduces Hydrogen Sulfide and inhibits biofilms. Weisella Cibaria is found in kimchi and fermented milk. It prevents inflammation caused by endotoxins. It also prevent Nirtic oxide induced by endotoxins and promotes the healing of intestinal epithelial cells. It inhibits biofilm formation of pathogenic microbes.

Preovotella Histicola reduces arthritis, increases T regulatory cells and IL-10 which help keep the immune system balanced and reduces TH17. These are often a problem in those with tick born illness or mycoplasma infection. Reduces allergies.

Collinsela Aerofaciens increases intestinal PH which prevents pathogens and keeps candida and H Pylori in their commensal forms. It has been shown to prevent irritable bowel syndrome. It requires maltose, lactose or glucose. Whole grains increase C Aerofaiens. It prevents arthritis by inhibiting IL17.

Lactobacillus Bulgaris increases life span. Helps maintain the proper PH of the bladder and intestines which prevents infection and dysbiosis. Prevents the bladder and intestines from becoming alkaline. If they become alkaline candida and H pylori will go from commensal to pathogenic. It balances the microbiome in the digestive system. It also helps prevent lactose intolerance. It helps prevent liver disease and has been shown to reduce the risk of getting the common cold. It prevents dermatitis and eczema. It has been shown to help with inflammatory bowel disease. It prevents tooth decay and also prevents infection in the intestines and prevents pouchitis. It prevents constipation. It helps neutralize many toxins.

Odoribacter Splanchnicus a loss of Odoribacter causes a loss of SCFA availibility which leads to inflammation and low glucose levels. Deficiency in O Splanchnicus can lead to hypertension and diabetes. Low levels of O Splanchnicus can also lead to interstitial cystitis. It is important for absorption of nutrients and in maintaining a healthy gut. Has been shown to prevent atherosclerosis. Requires glucose, galactose, salicin, trehalose, arabinose, fructose or mannose. Inhibits many of the sulfur digesting bacteria that can cause high sulfite levels and high hydrogen sulfide levels. O Splanchnicus also breaks down phytoestrogens found in many plants.

Lactinifactor Longoviformis breaks down phytoestrogens found in many plants.

Arthrobacter Agilis it produces carotenoids which the body can convert to vitamin A. It reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease. They degrade many pesticides. It prevents fungus infection but I am not comfortable with Arthobacter species because some of them produce antifreeze and I cannot find any research to show with this one did or not. I do not feel this is a safe probiotic and I have not spoken to anyone who had used it.

Eubacterium Halli it produces butyurate from acetate, glucose and lactate. It produces vitamin B12. It is important for homeostasis in the body and produces SCFA. It improves insulin sensitivity and normalizes blood glucose levels. It cannot process complex carbohydrate and needs bifidobacterium to exist. It makes some carcinogens harmless.

Arthrobacter Globiformis uses sugar as it’s main source of food. It uses sugar and ammonia. It’s byproducts are nitrogen and hydralimine. I do not know the health effects of these but it can break down many toxins in the enviroment but I do not feel comfortable using these as a probiotic I have not seen enough research on the use of this. Their are many of the Arthrobacter species that are used for probiotics and almost all of them break down some form of toxin but I cannot find research on their safety or effectiveness.

Pediococcus acidilactici it has been shown to reduce gastrointestinal distress. It prevents infections by food born pathogens and has been shown to stop bloody diarrhea. It also prevents constipation. Has been show to stop excessive vomiting. It has been shown to fight pathogenic parasites. It increases IL-10 and T regulatory cells which would balance the immune system. It has also been shown to fight fungal infections.

Most Bacillus species convert genotoxic substances to non toxic substances. Bacillus species are found in the soil and in humans. Some can be pathogenic. Man soil based bacteria improve nutrient absorption. There are other strains of Bacillus species but I did not list them because they have the ability to produce endotoxins. Bacillus species help break down food better which improves nutrient absorption. They should be taken with food or they do not get established well. Many of the Bacillus species secrete amylase and lipase. Amylase helps break down carbohydrates and lipase breaks down fats. Bacillus species may help those with malabsorption issues. Bacillus species detox a lot of toxins including mycotoxins found in fungus and molds. Mycotoxins can cause birth defects, sterility, it can increase estrogen levels. Most bacillus species can detox mycotoxins zearalenone, and aflatoxin but other mycotoxins that get broke down are species specific. Most Bacillus species train the immune system on how to fight pathogens. Most bacillus species reduce the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Most bacillus species help prevent leaky gut and promote healing of the gut.

Bacillus Lacterosporous is found in soil and humans. It fights fungus. Helps prevent leaky gut. It also fights mycoplasma infection. I have not seen studies on the effectiveness or safety of this microbe.

Bacillus Firmis promotes the differentiation of B lymphocytes to Ig producing and secreting cells. It stimulates the repair of blood vessels.

Bacillus Clausii stimulates the production of IgA but requires GALT. Prevents lung infections has been used successfully to treat those who get recurrent respiratory infections. Has also been used successfully to treat acute diarrhea. Studies show it is safe for human consumption. It protects the body from endotoxins.

Bacillus Licheniformis prevents biofilm formation of pathogens. Prevents the build up of amyloid plaque which contributes to amyloidosis and Alzheimer’s. Amyloid can also destroy beta cells leading to diabetes.

Bacteroides Fragilis promotes the production of GALT.

Phages P. Aerugonosa protect against E Faicalis and many food born pathogens.

Bacteroidetes- there are many species. Meat consumption increases their numbers. If bacteroidetes get too high it can result in weight gain or weight loss from malabsorption. It can cause the inability to absorb fats preventing bile production. It can cause the pancreatic enzymes to become inhibitited and cause phenylketonuria which results in high ammonia levels. It can cause BH4 enzyme deficiency, which can lead to CBS upregulation which can lead to high sulfite levels. This can cause the citric acid cycle to shut down leading to high estrogen levels, high unbound copper levels which farther inhibit the bodies ability to produce bile. This farther increases estrogen levels and levels of unbound copper. This lead to inflammatory bowel disease and malabsorption issues. A person with high Bacteroidetes levels will be high in butyrate and proprianic acid, acetate levels may be high also. They will be low in malanic acid. This also leads to high ammonia levels which causes many other health issues and causes Candida and H pylori to go from commensal to pathogenic. Many with this problem will develop bile acid gird. This also makes someone prone to clostridium infection along with many other pathogens.

If this persist long enough a person can develop interstitial cystitis. This is a common problem in those born by C section and who are formula feed. This also leads to a lot of food intolerances especially milk and glutin along with gliaden. This also can result in thiamine deficiency.

Consuming high amounts of meat can result in high bacteroidetes, methane producing bacteria and increased sulfur digesting bacteria. This can result in high levels of sulfite which will interfere with sulfation and cause many health issues. It can also cause high levels of hydrogen sulfide which will lower blood pressure at first then if levels get high enough it will increase blood pressure and cause severe inflammation. Bile production and production of pancreatic enzyme will become inhibited. High sulfite levels makes a person more susceptable to Salmonella infection. This also inhibits bile production. Butyrate ;producing bacteria help restore bile production.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5023267/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5953422/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5282957/

Another thing that inhibits bile production is extended use of antibiotics. It reduces our good gut microbiome. Muscrarlis Macrophages detect our good gut microbiomes LPS. With the decrease in our good gut microbiome and loss of their LPS to signal muscarlis macrophages dysbiosis occurs which leads to inhibited intestinal motility which causes a loss of bile production and pancreatic enzyme production. Supplementing with commensal LPS has been shown to reduce the symptoms and increase bile flow.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4149228/

https://www.cell.com/abstract/S0092-8674(14)00735-1

https://www.cell.com/cell/pdf/S0092-8674(14)00867-8.pdf

A loss of bile production prevents nutrient absorption, the pancreas will not receive the feedback from our intestines and will quit producing enzymes. This result in malabsorption especially of oil soluble nutrients because bile is need to break down fats. This will also cause LDL levels to get low and HDL levels to because high. This imbalance causes HDL to become inflammatory.

A loss of serrotonin producing gut bacteria negatively impact gut health. Tryptophan helps restore gut health. Strange thing is the first three or four days I took tryptophan I had a herx type reaction. It must have been from die off of the bad gut microbes as the good increased. This can lead to damage to the central nervous system.

http://www.pnas.org/content/115/25/6458

https://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(16)34896-X/abstract

Grape seed extract helps restore bile flow.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4817264/

If normal bile function is not restored it effects the whole body and can lead to diabetes.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6073382/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5319718/

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmed.2017.00163/full

Good articles on reducing candida when it turns pathogenic.

http://www.gestaltreality.com/2013/09/16/how-to-eliminate-candida-biofilms/

https://www.yeastinfectionadvisor.com/candidadiet.html

https://www.theguthealthprotocol.com/wp/the-alkalizing-myth

https://www.selfhacked.com/blog/treat-cure-candida/

https://www.thecandidadiet.com/candida-fighting-foods/

Sometimes people confuse candida with gut dysbiosis.

http://www.ei-resource.org/illness-information/environmental-illnesses/candida-and-gut-dysbiosis/

http://www.holistichelp.net/blog/candida-sibo-or-h-pylori/

If our ammonia levels get high then H Pylori will turn pathogenic to protect itself. When in commensal form it prevents allergies. When H pylori is in pathogenic form it inhibit ghrelin which inhibits digestion and can cause food to sit in the gut and ferment leading to bloating, dybiosis and can inhibit digestive enzymes.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3888205/

I am not going to cover histamines in this post I will address it in a post on over and under methylators because high and low histamines can cause over or under methylation. Leaky gut, inflammation and status of our immune system can effect methylation.

Now connect this with my other post and you will see that there is no doubt that germ theory and terrain theory are not correct and that our Facebook groups theory “Enveroment and Biome Theory of Health is correct.

Here is a list of my articles on health that will support my case.

Improtance of human photosynthesis in health.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/11/13/importance-of-human-photosynthesis-in-health/

Why so many are experiencing gender identity crisis.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/11/12/why-so-many-are-experiencing-changes-in-gender-identity-why-so-many-children-have-gender-identity-issues/

We can expect diabetes to rise because of all these things.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/21/diabetes-type-1-type-2-and-type-3c/

You can use the above mentioned information to help with hypertension.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/10/28/causes-of-hypertension-and-things-that-may-help/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/10/24/the-truth-about-heart-disease-cholesterol-lowering-drugsand-their-effects-on-mental-health-and-health-of-the-body/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/25/carditis-hypertension-tachycardia-and-many-other-cardiovascular-disease-all-have-a-common-tie-and-common-solution/

Compare the above mentioned things and the things that occur within the body and you can make the connection to the gut. This list the many things that can go wrong and how to use nutrients to help heal.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/10/12/my-summarized-notes/

Even allopathic medicine is contributing to the chronic illness and the poor health of modern day society so they are the bad environmental part.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/10/08/cause-of-flaccid-myelitis/

Even our brain gets effected.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/10/02/cant-sleep-feel-disassociated-could-be-your-pineal-gland/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/09/21/things-linked-to-alzheimers-and-chronic-illness/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/11/hyper-excitement-of-nmda-autism-also-known-as-encephalitis/

We are taught that things like genetics are inherited but it is our eating habits and microbiome that gets inherited and they are things that can be changed. Even asthma we are taught is inherited but I have seen many in my life correct it and live a normal life and never suffer from it again.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/09/22/causes-of-obesity-and-things-that-may-help/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/09/20/why-asthma-is-rampant-now/

We are told that our genes are written and cannot be changed but science is finding that is not true.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/09/02/1303/

Stomach problems they claim runs in families but it is actually the gut microbiome they inherited and can be corrected.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/09/02/the-microbes-that-help-heal-the-gut/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/08/21/things-that-may-help-those-who-have-the-more-difficult-digestive-problems/

Many have problems with lipid metabolism now days. They claim it is inherited genetics but when I ask people if anyone else in there family suffered from it they say no. So how can it can they inherit something no one else ever experienced in their families?

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/08/21/things-that-may-help-with-lysosomals-storage-disease/

The above mentioned things should help with liver disease also.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/08/14/fatty-liver-cirrohsis-thrombosis-and-other-diseases-caused-by-fibrosis/

Many things like COPD are set off by infection or toxins. By now you should know that most supposed pathogens actually help the body unless we have too many toxins or we are lacking a nutrient.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/20/things-that-may-help-with-copd/

This is why cancer is so rampant. Cancer is pretty much caused by man and the environment men have created.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/29/cancer-what-causes-it-what-may-help-with-it/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/22/what-they-dont-want-you-to-know-about-cancer-and-why-so-many-children-are-getting-it/

Our enviroment and biome can effect our health by causing excess oxidative stress.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/08/02/oxidative-stress-the-antioxidant-systems-and-how-they-effect-our-health/

Now you can see why tick born illness is rampant. Thing that usually would not usually effect man is now causing illness. Infection indicates there is a nutrient deficiency or enviromental toxin or enviromental biome issue. Something is out of balance. Man is viewing symptoms like cancer, diabetes, and mental illness as the cause and they are symptoms of underlying problem.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/06/17/vaccinations-spread-and-cause-disease/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/10/08/cause-of-flaccid-myelitis/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/21/things-they-would-rather-you-did-not-know-about-lyme/

Vaccination are one of the biggest contributors of modern illness.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/13/identifying-vaccine-injury-and-its-cost-to-society/

This is why detoxing is so important now days. Even our food has become toxic. Organic helps reduce the impact of mans destruction of our environment and the human and planetary biome.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/14/detoxing-we-need-it-now-days/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/23/how-toxic-is-your-food/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/06/17/genetically-modified-foods-destroy-our-health-glyphaste-and-glufonisate-add-to-the-toxicity/

They know their science is fake so they use every tactic they can to hide that fact.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/08/11/tactics-used-by-corporate-science-to-deceive-people-into-no-asking-questions/

If you have read this then by now it have figured out it is not your genes but your enviroment, inner and outer biome and not your genes that effect your health.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/06/27/its-not-your-genes-it-is-your-gut-microbiome/

Histamine homeostasis is very important in fighting chronic illness.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/12/the-effect-of-high-or-low-histamines/

Since modern day illness is causing chronic illness by destroying our gut we need to work on restoring it to heal. Leaky gut causes endotoxemia. I listed in the microbe list above which ones reduce endotoxins. It also causes high oxalates so you will have to work on reducing them.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/06/28/leaky-gut-oxalates-and-more-supplement-information/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/08/dealing-with-endotoxemia-or-sepsis/

All these things are types of autoimmunity and we need to restore our immune system back to homeostasis.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/15/autoimmunity-what-causes-it-and-things-that-may-correct-it/

Interstitial cystitis and vaginitis are some of the worst autoimmune disorders to deal with because our modern day environment makes it difficult to acheive homeostasis in the areas effected.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/07/15/causes-of-vaginitis-thinning-or-atrophy-of-the-vaginal-walls-and-things-that-may-help/

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/06/18/healing-interstitial-cystitis/

 

Constipation can lead to inflammatory bowel disease and inhibited bile productin and  is caused by an imbalance in our gut microbiome. It can lead to chronic illness.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4951383/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5872693/

I noticed that those with dysbiosis had issues when the consumed or took tryptophan. This study suggest that SERT might be upregulated in dysbiosis which wold explain why tryptophan made them worse. Sert is the serotonin transporter.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5583244/

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-10835-8

There are those who say but things like H Pylori cause illness. So how could that prove what your are saying. H Pylori just like many of our beneficial bacteria only cause problems when something has changed to cause it to occur. They say yeah but there is strains that are pathogenic and strains that are not. Well the biggest part of the population is believe to have the supposed pathogenic strain of H Pylori. So you have to ask why doesn’t everyone get gastric ulcers?

https://www.frontiersin.org/…/10…/fmicb.2018.00609/full

Even our good gut bacteria can cause illness if we have digestive problems.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1198743X14618838

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4490230/

Our food and water is so toxic now it has a negative impact on our guts. The crazy thing is some of these toxins are found in vaccines so imagine what they are doing when they are being directly shot into peoples blood streams.

https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2607/6/2/53/htm

Desulfibrio species digest sulfur which produces H2S. If H2S levels get too high it can cause many health issues. B Thetamiomicron free sulfur which feeds Desulfibrio species. They cannot free it themselves. Mercury and lead increase Desulfibrio species. Excess H2S can lead to constipation. This is why high levels of Akkermansia and Desulfibrio results in inflammatory bowel diseases, gall stones and many other diesease. Not getting enough fermentable carbohydrates increases sulfur digesting microbes.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1233901/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26491870

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19709217

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/00016357.2013.770163

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmed.2017.00163/full

It is listed among the bacteria that increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29800124

Glycomacropeptide found in whey protein and fermentable fiber reduces sulfur digesting bacteria. Fermentable fibers are pectin, Beta-glucan found in mushrooms and oatmeal, guar gum, inulin and oligosaccharides. If a person is not used to getting them they will have to ease into them. Until the body is used to getting them they will cause bloating and gas. As the body gets used to them the symptoms will slowly decrease. Psyllium should be avoided it has been found to make the symptoms worse.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4593820/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6190755/

Those with inflammatory bowel and gut dysbiosis usually have high levels of H2S being produced by their gut microbes. Fructooligosaccharide and Resistant starch decreases H2S but psyllium increases it so psyllium should be avoided.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29561196?fbclid=IwAR3wOZijtOeO0NF_4liAPIZwHwiK-bAqMn4IsPFQNQ1PbkuJU0cydwzuFs0

Strange lactulose is in raw milk increases Hydrogen production but it helped me.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6201941/

Now we do not want to completely rid ourselves of the H2S producing microbes because they are needed to keep us health. We want to try and restore homeostasis. For those with high sulfur digesting bacteria a glass of non sulfur wine may help.

https://www.fasebj.org/doi/abs/10.1096/fasebj.31.1_supplement.855.3

High H2S levels can effect sulfation by inhibiting sulfur detoxification. It can even effect the antioxidant system. High H2S levels also inhibits nNOS. It can be countered by increasing NADPH and BH4.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6040266/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6210431/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4599001/

Methane producing bacteria can also cause constipation leading to inflammatory bowel diseases. Those with high methane levels usually suffer from nausea, will feel full and bloated, may experiencing vomiting. They will have milk intolerance because the sugars in milk feed methane producing bacteria. They will experience bouts of severe depression. Constipation causes bile to become inhibited resulting in similar health problems as those who have high sulfur digesting bacteria.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5987281/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5544731/

For those with dysbiosis from high methane producing bacteria should not drink alcohol it can make it worse.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5544731/

Those with methane producing dysbiosis need to avoid fermentable carbohydrates and lactulose found in milk products. I know those feed the good gut bacteria but they also feed the gut bacteria that produce hydrogen which feeds the methane producing bacteria.

https://bellalindemann.com/treat-constipation-causing-methane-sibo/

Methane producing bacteria out compete Sulfur digesting bacteria for H2 unless sulfate is present.

https://gut.bmj.com/content/32/12/1498

This surprised me the same microbes that feed the sulfur digesting bacteria also feed the methane producing bacteria. Firmicutes and bacteroides is high in both types of dysbiois.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC442992/

This is another commonality that I have found with those who have inflammatory bowel from too many sulfur digesting and too many methane producing is they both had low bacteroides fragilis levels. I am cautious recommending this because if level get too high it can cause health problems.

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2016/5828959/

Bacteroides vulgatis and Bacteroides Dorei are usually low in both types of inflammatory bowel and can lead to cardiovascular disease. Seems there is an easy fix for this. Eating walnuts. This should help Both types of inflammatory bowel issues.

https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.033714

https://www.fasebj.org/doi/abs/10.1096/fasebj.29.1_supplement.1006.1

Excessive methane production or excessive hydrogen production can cause malabsorption. So both should be measured in those with malabsorption issues.

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1752-7155/7/2/024001/meta

Alcohol consumption should be avoided with methane producers because it increases methane.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-07637-3

The gut microbes are dramatically different in those with NAFLD.

When you look at studies on cirrhosis of the liver. The things that help NAFLD seem to be things that improve oxidation which leads me to believe they are low oxidizers. But alcohol liver disease seems more inflammatory. But they both have links to the gut. Very interesting report.

https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/10/10/1457

If a person craves sugar it may mean their lactobacillus acidophilus levels are too high.

Microbes interact with our mitochondria including our gut microbes.

https://academic.oup.com/femspd/article-pdf/74/1/ftv096/10749982/ftv096.pdf

Chemicals in our environment and those pushed by the pharmaceutical industry change our external environment which is killing the commencile pathogens that keep the pathogenic ones in check. This is a common theme now days. When someone gets and infection they either have high toxin levels, were taking allopathic medications or had a nutrient deficiency. All those effect our commensals that protect us from their pathogenic cousins.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4510460/

Some functional food that help straighten the gut out.

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2017.02146/full

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2018.00166/full

 

Probiotics and their effects on autoimmune disease.

https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/10/10/1537/htm

And yes autoimmunity can lead to mental illness that is why vaccine damage the brain.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/imm.12943

Using the information on probiotics above you can see the connection between the gut and arthritis.

https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/19/9/2508

Those with Trimethylaminuria may be deficient in sulfur digesting bacteria. This would reduce TMAO in the plasma. Could Trimethylaminuria be from a deficiency in methane producing and enterobacteriaceae?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4239492/

https://www.nature.com/articles/ismej201772

https://microbiomejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40168-018-0461-0

How microbes effect neurological stress.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5736941/

This report shows why it is important to address leaky gut and gut dysbiosis. It can damage the kidneys.

https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6651/10/7/300

Methylation issues must be addressed before you can get your gut to heal.

Overmethylators

http://www.mensahmedical.com/common-symptoms-of-overmethylation/

Undermethylators.

http://www.mensahmedical.com/common-symptoms-of-undermethylation/

IL-22 is needed to protect us from pathogens and to stimulate FUT2. If we are deficient in certain gut microbiota that stimulate FUT2. We will have immune issues and gut dysbiosis because FUT2 keeps our good gut microbes health.

http://www.traceyreed.ca/blog/2016/4/12/fut2s-role-in-gut-healths-role-in-gut-health

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022283615006051

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4774895/

ILC3 is needed for our gut microbiome to communicate with the body to increase FUT2. ILC3 is secreted by our gut microbiome.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4774895/

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/345/6202/1254009.long

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/260808789_Microbiota-Dependent_Crosstalk_Between_Macrophages_and_ILC3_Promotes_Intestinal_Homeostasis/download

Oligosaccharide helps if someone is deficient in FUT2

https://nutritionfacts.org/2013/01/10/boosting-gut-flora-without-probiotics/

https://www.newhope.com/ingredients/oligosaccharides-revealing-more-health-benefits

If the immune system is out of balance IL-22 can be upregulated causing illness. This is why the microbiome that increase T regulatory cell and decrease inflammation are important and reducing endotoxins is also important.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4710696/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6117408/

https://www.dovepress.com/profile-of-interleukin-22-in-gut-mucosal-health-and-disease-peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-IJICMR

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925443914001513

IBS with constipations is IBS-C, IBS with diarrhea is IBS-D, IBS that is mixed is IBS-M. Most I have met have IBS-C and it is why I post on constipation a lot.

5-HT(serotonin) helps regulate gut motility.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25954931

Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG increases 5-HT uptake .This would help those who have diarrhea but will decrease motility adding to the problem for those who have constipation type inflammatory bowel. 5-HT plasma levels in those who have diarrhea is low and in those who have consipation it is high. E Coli Nissle 1917 increases 5-HT bioavailibility. F Prausnitzi A2-165 down regualates 5-HT which may help those with constipation type inflammatory bowel. Some of the studies were done poorly but there is useful information in them. They also list some microbiota that can improve motility.

https://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v24/i3/338.htm

https://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v22/i36/8137.htm

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28871143

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5583244/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4951383/

There are three forms of IBS. IBS-D involves diarrhea, IBD-C involves constipation and IBD-M is a mix of both. Serotonin regulates gut motility and enzyme secretion. Damage to the digestive system and leaky Gut effects GLP-1’s ability to sense nutrients. 5-HT is involved in the regulation of gut motility and enzymes. It depends on GLP-1 and serotonin. Gut our gut bacteria regulate serotonin and GLP-1. The type of microbes involved in the dysbiosis determines which type of IBS a person will suffer from.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212877818301406

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4263172/

Healing the brain and addressing high zonulin levels and restoring the gut bacteria and addressing neurological issues are necessary to restore proper gut brain communication. Inflammation must also be addressed.

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnins.2018.00049/full

http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8247/11/3/63/pdf

How metabolic issues disrupt the communication with our gut.

http://jem.rupress.org/content/213/10/2129

Our genes communicate with our gut bacteria.

http://jem.rupress.org/content/215/8/1965.long

http://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/77/8/1783

Our genes can be altered by our environment and what we put in them.

https://iamajuicer.wordpress.com/2018/09/02/1303/

A good article on the immune system and our gut.

https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/484687

 

 

Is vitamin C as important as they claim?

This is not medical advice I am posting this for educational and informational purposes.

citrus-citrus-fruit-close-up-1043515

I am posting this because I watched someone live off coffee and meat for weeks and nothing else. I figured they would develop scurvy and they did not. They did develop high blood pressure. Most likely from an increase in bacteroides which can lead to high blood pressure. Meat increases bacteroides.

This first link explains how vitamin C can prevent scurvy.

https://www.stopbeingconfusedabouthealth.com/scurvy-vitamin-c-myth-lessons-from-the-past/?fbclid=IwAR1-CKwBtTPLXWH1MeX6MrlBEFg-Au5Ax0aoZCFpKQFK2uGx3NwNuObyk6U

Eskimos ate an all meat diet and did not develop scurvy so I was like is scurvy real? Could consuming collagen be the answer?

http://www.comby.org/documents/documents_in_english/stefansson-diet-adventures.htm?fbclid=IwAR21O1NRGsT6jWX81yYHoEul_4vY-DflMdBpyOsK1L5l2WolzXJJ1-PBXEA

Could it be that something else is producing the vitamin C for those who do not consume it?

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/germs-help-body-produce-vitamin-c-breakthrough-discovery

Importance of human photosynthesis in health.

This is not medical advice I am posting this for informational and educational purposes.

 

In order for melanin to produce energy carboxylation is necessary. If the citric acid cycle is not functioning then carboxylation will be inhibited and so will melanins ability to produce energy.

Melanin is photoelectric.

http://precedings.nature.com/documents/1312/version/1/files/npre20071312-1.pdf?q=photoelectrochemical

Human photosynthesis helps prevent alhzheimer’s.

https://www.omicsonline.org/human-photosynthesis-and-alzheimers-disease-2153-2435.S15-005.php?aid=5999&fbclid=IwAR0HSVkqksZNnkWTKmZup30NUvsAt7UjKzRLTfZktY3D6kDkbYqpfqn-OzQ

Human photosynthesis helps prevent chronic disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4125832/?fbclid=IwAR03HBikeH3AhiFVyCsDCl84p8o5IfDeTZfZcBDXVAto-I_jX9j14FXdXP0

Human photosynthesis produces ATP.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24198392?fbclid=IwAR0sdC80wTDj5AicZaGC5bA73VSX803SSEwgkxTKs1aRuQaxnMiiULse1yg

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25645910

Difference between plant and human photosynthesis.

http://www.scienpress.com/Upload/JAMS/Vol%202_2_2.pdf

Humans can also capture energy from chlorophyll and is probably the reason we have more energy after we eat greens.

http://jcs.biologists.org/content/127/2/388.long

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18479839

Melanin protects us from ionizing radiation by converting it to electricity. What a shocking discovery, sorry lol I couldn’t resist.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21632287

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22968190

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1866175/

Why so many are experiencing changes in gender identity. Why so many children have gender identity issues.

This is not medical advice I am posting this for educational and informational purposes.

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Our environment, food, water and vaccines have caused many health issues. There are many toxins in our food, water and environment that interfere with the balance of our hormones. Vaccinations can also cause an imbalance. These things also cause brain injury. Both these things can cause a change in gender identity.

The freedom of information act has resulted in the release of many documents showing the government has colluded with the big corporations to hide the harm that is being done. It is up to us to protect ourselves because it has become clear our government will protect big business before it will protect it’s citizens.

In fruit flies gender preferance can be switched indicating it is biological.

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-12/uoia-iff120407.php

 

Phthalate can change a childs sexual preference.

http://www.sailhome.org/Concerns/BodyBurden/Burdens/Phthalate.html

https://www.naturalnews.com/027514_phthalates_feminization.html

https://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/text_version/chemicals.php?id=24

https://draxe.com/phthalates/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5928220/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23397798

I have no doubt that vaccine can cause this because the DNA fragments in vaccine integrate into human DNA causing genetic changes.

http://soundchoice.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/DNA_Contaminants_in_Vaccines_Can_Integrate_Into_Childrens_Genes.pdf

Toxins effect oxytocin and serrotonin levels which effects a person gender orientation.

https://elifesciences.org/articles/31373

Mercury still found in some vaccines damage the brain.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21058170

Toxins cause encephalopathy which causes brain damage. This can lead to a change in sexual preference. Autism is a type of encephalopathy. Vaccine adjuvants cause encephalopathy.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29616484

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29159906

https://jnnp.bmj.com/content/jnnp/49/8/867.full.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28243280

Not only can it change your sexual preference but can cause you to become sexually perverted.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2117556/?tool=pubmed

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.02172.x?referrer_access_token=JkOPUpV2A1HaxO68TBKNQIta6bR2k8jH0KrdpFOxC67kXtwAvOzQIC5Sn04ZDclyu07Ggy5uH4YLbExTHJCGsI9w1QmzGpKnjfuXFL-HnWY4nloAE6QEvxGFOTdEXZLaYFEif2UKlR0m9RDoxChMsA%3D%3D

https://jnnp.bmj.com/content/49/8/867.long

many vaccines list a form of brain injury as a side effect. Most studies show all vaccines cause brain damage.

http://www.pnas.org/content/82/24/8733.short

http://vaccinesafetycommission.org/pdfs/Wang%20Yao%202018%20Cytokine%20IL-4%20Hep%20B%20Hippocampus.pdf

http://n.neurology.org/content/90/15_Supplement/P2.326

http://n.neurology.org/content/90/15_Supplement/P5.099

Aluminum in vaccines damage the brain.

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fneur.2015.00004/full

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0946672X16303777

Types of brain injury is one of the most compensated for in vaccine injury court.

https://digitalcommons.pace.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=&httpsredir=1&article=1681&context=pelr

I have posted on how antibiotics and farm chemicals along with GMOs effect the gut bacteria. Also BT Toxins found in GMOs effect our gut which can lead to brain damage.

https://pmj.bmj.com/content/94/1114/446.long

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnint.2018.00033/full

Fluoride in drinking water which is also a byproduct from chlorinating water causes fluorosis which causes brain injury.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26991847

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30273876

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5909100/

BPAs can cause a change in gender orientation.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23716699

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30090393

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20797929

Diethylstibestrol taken will pregnant can cause it.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30049842

Just about anything that can cause a change in estrogen can cause a change in sexual orientation.

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnins.2018.00245/full

https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/19/6/1647

This is why endocrine disruptors should be avoided.

https://www.ewg.org/research/dirty-dozen-list-endocrine-disruptors

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30012420

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166445X08000532

Many farm chemicals found in our food are endocrine disruptors like atrazine and glyphosate.

http://www.pnas.org/content/107/10/4612.full

Even air pollution is known to damage the brain.

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2205842

Many drugs have been known to cause dysphoria.

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/the-british-journal-of-psychiatry/article/antipsychotic-druginduced-dysphoria/F07445F07F1FEC8A010C2CB8EAF2B21F

https://rxisk.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/antipsychotic_druginduced_dysphoria.pdf

https://www.drugs.com/condition/gender-dysphoria.html

Jesus showed us how to conquer the world and not let the world conquer us.

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To learn to conquer the world in the context Jesus was talking about we need to understand what he was referring to when he referred to the world. When you read in the bible often times you see it is referring to the people in the world and the rebellious system of the world which is run by the people and influenced by Satan.

(John 1:29) 29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and he said: “See, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

(1 John 2:1, 2) 2 My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not commit a sin. And yet, if anyone does commit a sin, we have a helper with the Father, Jesus Christ, a righteous one. 2 And he is a propitiatory sacrifice for our sins, yet not for ours only but also for the whole world’s. . .

Since Adam and Eve who were perfect brought this sinful rebellion into the world it took a perfect human to show us the way out and for a ransom of a perfect human to be provided to cover those sins.

(2 Corinthians 5:18, 19) 18 But all things are from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of the reconciliation, 19 namely, that God was by means of Christ reconciling a world to himself, not counting their offenses against them, and he entrusted to us the message of the reconciliation.

(Romans 5:18, 19) 18 So, then, as through one trespass the result to men of all sorts was condemnation, so too through one act of justification the result to men of all sorts is their being declared righteous for life. 19 For just as through the disobedience of the one man many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one person many will be made righteous.

So when the bible says the whole world is lying in the power of the wicked one it is referring to the people and this system of rebellion of man choosing to rule themselves and decide right from wrong for themselves. So it is referring to man and man’s system of things.

(John 12:31) 31 Now there is a judging of this world; now the ruler of this world. . .

(2 Corinthians 4:3, 4) 3 If, in fact, the good news we declare is veiled, it is veiled among those who are perishing, 4 among whom the god of this system of things has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that the illumination of the glorious good news about the Christ, who is the image of God, might not shine through.

Jesus Conquered the world.

In order to conquer the world we need to follow the one who conquered the world, God’s only begotten son Jesus. The ruler of this world has already been defeated and judged. Jesus stayed focused on the things above and not on the worldly things.

(John 16:33) 33 I have said these things to you so that by means of me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation, but take courage! I have conquered the world.. . .

(John 16:8-11) 8 And when that one comes, he will give the world convincing evidence concerning sin and concerning righteousness and concerning judgment: 9 first concerning sin, because they are not exercising faith in me; 10 then concerning righteousness, because I am going to the Father and you will see me no longer; 11 then concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged. . .

(Colossians 3:1, 2) 3 If, however, you were raised up with the Christ, go on seeking the things above, where the Christ is seated at the right hand of God. 2 Keep your minds fixed on the things above, not on the things on the earth.

Things that can cause us to be conquered by the world.

Pride has been the downfall of many and it was the downfall of the king in Babylon in Daniels time. God does not take pride lightly. It has caused the downfall of many kings.

(Proverbs 16:18, 19) 18 Pride is before a crash, And a haughty spirit before stumbling. 19 Better to be humble among the meek Than to share the spoil of the haughty. . .

(Daniel 4:30-32) The king was saying: “Is this not Babylon the Great that I myself have built for the royal house by my own strength and might and for the glory of my majesty?” 31 While the word was yet in the king’s mouth, a voice came down from the heavens: “To you it is being said, O King Neb·u·chad·nezʹzar, ‘The kingdom has gone away from you, 32 and from mankind you are being driven away. With the beasts of the field your dwelling will be, and you will be given vegetation to eat just like bulls, and seven times will pass over you, until you know that the Most High is Ruler in the kingdom of mankind and that he grants it to whomever he wants.

(Acts 12:21-23) 21 On a set day, Herod clothed himself with royal raiment and sat down on the judgment seat and began giving them a public address. 22 Then the people who were assembled began shouting: “A god’s voice, and not a man’s!” 23 Instantly the angel of Jehovah struck him, because he did not give the glory to God, and he was eaten up with worms and died.

So we can see those who become haughty from pride Jehovah opposes but he favors those who are humble.

(James 4:6) 6 However, the undeserved kindness that He gives is greater. So it says: “God opposes the haughty ones, but he gives undeserved kindness to the humble ones. . .

(Proverbs 3:34) 34 For he mocks those who ridicule, But he shows favor to the meek. . .

(Psalm 37:11) But the meek will possess the earth, And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace.

(Psalm 138:6) Though Jehovah is high, he takes note of the humble, But the haughty he knows only from a distance

Jesus set a pattern of humility for us to follow and he demonstrated this by washing the apostles feet something that a servant usually would do. Even though he knew he would be seated on the thrown in the heavenly kingdom and was the only begotten son of God he did not let that go to his head and remained humble and was happy to serve others in a way that pleased his heavenly father.

(John 13:14-17) 14 Therefore, if I, the Lord and Teacher, washed your feet, you also should wash the feet of one another. 15 For I set the pattern for you, that just as I did to you, you should also do. 16 Most truly I say to you, a slave is not greater than his master, nor is one who is sent greater than the one who sent him. 17 If you know these things, happy you are if you do them. . .

(Luke 9:48) and said to them: “Whoever receives this young child on the basis of my name receives me also; and whoever receives me also receives the One who sent me. For the one who conducts himself as a lesser one among all of you is the one who is great.

Avoid being conquered by hatred.

Our actions show whether we are filled with love or filled with hatred. We know we are in the last days and that men will do many hateful and selfish things. The bible has warned us what the last days would be like many times.

(2 Timothy 3:1-7) 3 But know this, that in the last days critical times hard to deal with will be here. 2 For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, disloyal, 3 having no natural affection, not open to any agreement, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, without love of goodness, 4 betrayers, headstrong, puffed up with pride, lovers of pleasures rather than lovers of God, 5 having an appearance of godliness but proving false to its power; and from these turn away. 6 From among these arise men who slyly work their way into households and captivate weak women loaded down with sins, led by various desires, 7 always learning and yet never able to come to an accurate knowledge of truth.

Hatred is a very serious sin. If we have hatred in our hearts it forfeits our chances of eternal life.

(1 John 3:14, 15) . . .. The one who does not love remains in death. 15 Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has everlasting life remaining in him. . .

This contrast the fruits of the spirit in which love is one of them.

(Galatians 5:22-24) 22 On the other hand, the fruitage of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, 23 mildness, self-control. Against such things there is no law. 24 Moreover, those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed to the stake the flesh together with its passions and desires. . .

Love would be an identifying mark of those who worship in truth. This love would be so deep if necessary they would give their lives for each other.

(John 13:33-35) . . .I now say it also to you. 34 I am giving you a new commandment, that you love one another; just as I have loved you, you also love one another. 35 By this all will know that you are my disciples—if you have love among yourselves.. . .

(John 15:11-13) 11 “These things I have spoken to you, so that my joy may be in you and your joy may be made full. 12 This is my commandment, that you love one another just as I have loved you. 13 No one has love greater than this, that someone should surrender his life in behalf of his friends.

We are not to show impartiality, Jesus demonstrated this in his treatment of the Samaritan women. Samaritans were very good at counterfeiting legal documents. They would counterfeit documents of their human linage. So no one was certain if they were really jews or gentiles. They were not trusted and for the most part avoided. The Samaritan was aware that the gentiles would also be welcomed to worship the true God and be considered part of the nation of Israel. Jesus revealed to the Samaritan woman would be a spiritual nation he also revealed to her that he was the messiah who would fulfill the things she had mentioned.

(John 4:7-26) 7 A woman of Sa·marʹi·a came to draw water. Jesus said to her: “Give me a drink.” 8 (For his disciples had gone off into the city to buy food.) 9 So the Sa·marʹi·tan woman said to him: “How is it that you, despite being a Jew, ask me for a drink even though I am a Sa·marʹi·tan woman?” (For Jews have no dealings with Sa·marʹi·tans.) 10 In answer Jesus said to her: “If you had known of the free gift of God and who it is who says to you, ‘Give me a drink,’ you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.” 11 She said to him: “Sir, you do not even have a bucket for drawing water, and the well is deep. From what source, then, do you have this living water? 12 You are not greater than our forefather Jacob, who gave us the well and who together with his sons and his cattle drank out of it, are you?” 13 In answer Jesus said to her: “Everyone drinking from this water will get thirsty again. 14 Whoever drinks from the water that I will give him will never get thirsty at all, but the water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water bubbling up to impart everlasting life.” 15 The woman said to him: “Sir, give me this water, so that I may neither thirst nor keep coming over to this place to draw water.” 16 He said to her: “Go, call your husband and come to this place.” 17 The woman replied: “I do not have a husband.” Jesus said to her: “You are right in saying, ‘I do not have a husband.’ 18 For you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. This you have said truthfully.” 19 The woman said to him: “Sir, I see that you are a prophet. 20 Our forefathers worshipped on this mountain, but you people say that in Jerusalem is the place where people must worship.” 21 Jesus said to her: “Believe me, woman, the hour is coming when neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father. 22 You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, because salvation begins with the Jews. 23 Nevertheless, the hour is coming, and it is now, when the true worshippers will worship the Father with spirit and truth, for indeed, the Father is looking for ones like these to worship him. 24 God is a Spirit, and those worshipping him must worship with spirit and truth.” 25 The woman said to him: “I know that Mes·siʹah is coming, who is called Christ. Whenever that one comes, he will declare all things to us openly.” 26 Jesus said to her: “I am he, the one speaking to you.. . .

(Acts 10:34, 35) 34 At this Peter began to speak, and he said: “Now I truly understand that God is not partial, 35 but in every nation the man who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. . .

Jesus also set the example of love by praying for those persecuting him. He commanded us to love our enemies, many love those who love them that is easy but to truly follow in Jesus foot steps we must love those who hate us.

(Luke 23:34) 34 But Jesus was saying: “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Furthermore, they cast lots to distribute his garments.

(Matthew 5:43-48) 43 “You heard that it was said: ‘You must love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 However, I say to you: Continue to love your enemies and to pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may prove yourselves sons of your Father who is in the heavens, since he makes his sun rise on both the wicked and the good and makes it rain on both the righteous and the unrighteous. 46 For if you love those loving you, what reward do you have? Are not also the tax collectors doing the same thing? 47 And if you greet your brothers only, what extraordinary thing are you doing? Are not also the people of the nations doing the same thing? 48 You must accordingly be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

(Galatians 6:10) 10 So, then, as long as we have the opportunity, let us work what is good toward all, but especially toward those related to us in the faith.

Are we to pray for all sinners? The answer is no. There are sins that incur death and they are sins against the holy spirit. We are not to pray for those who are sinning against the holy spirit.

(1 John 5:16) 16 If anyone catches sight of his brother committing a sin that does not incur death, he will ask, and God will give life to him, yes, to those not committing sin that incurs death. There is a sin that does incur death. It is concerning that sin that I do not tell him to make request. . .

(Mark 3:29) But whoever blasphemes against the holy spirit has no forgiveness forever but is guilty of everlasting sin.

Love the only begotten son and our heavenly father Jehovah.

The way we react to the bibles teachings and apply them in our lives shows whether we love Jesus and our heavenly father. It will not be easy because being no part of the world means you will be hated and persecuted by the world. Jesus warned us many times of this. By following Jesus teachings and applying them in our lives we will be in union with Jesus and our heavenly father.

(John 14:21) 21 Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me. In turn, whoever loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and will clearly show myself to him.”

(John 15:17-20) 17 “These things I command you, that you love one another. 18 If the world hates you, you know that it has hated me before it hated you. 19 If you were part of the world, the world would be fond of what is its own. Now because you are no part of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, for this reason the world hates you. 20 Keep in mind the word I said to you: A slave is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have observed my word, they will also observe yours.

(John 17:15-19) 15 “I do not request that you take them out of the world, but that you watch over them because of the wicked one. 16 They are no part of the world, just as I am no part of the world. 17 Sanctify them by means of the truth; your word is truth. 18 Just as you sent me into the world, I also sent them into the world. 19 And I am sanctifying myself in their behalf, so that they also may be sanctified by means of truth. . .

(John 16:27, 28) 27 For the Father himself has affection for you, because you have had affection for me and have believed that I came as God’s representative. 28 I came as the Father’s representative and have come into the world. Now I am leaving the world and am going to the Father.. . .

So observing God’s commands and having faith we can conquer the world.

(1 John 5:2-4) . . .. 3 For this is what the love of God means, that we observe his commandments; and yet his commandments are not burdensome, 4 because everyone who has been born from God conquers the world. And this is the conquest that has conquered the world, our faith. . .

Jesus did not say it would be easy.

Jesus warns those living in harmony with him and our heavenly father will be persecuted. He tells us the student is no better then the teacher. If the world hated him they would also hate those who loyally follow him.

(2 Timothy 3:12, 13) 12 In fact, all those desiring to live with godly devotion in association with Christ Jesus will also be persecuted. 13 But wicked men and impostors will advance from bad to worse, misleading and being misled. . .

Many will not heed our warning and will ridicule us.

(2 Peter 3:2-4) . . .. 3 First of all know this, that in the last days ridiculers will come with their ridicule, proceeding according to their own desires 4 and saying: “Where is this promised presence of his? Why, from the day our forefathers fell asleep in death, all things are continuing exactly as they were from creation’s beginning. . .

(Jude 17-23) 17 As for you, beloved ones, call to mind the sayings that have been previously spoken by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ, 18 how they used to say to you: “In the last time there will be ridiculers, following their own desires for ungodly things.” 19 These are the ones who cause divisions, animalistic men, not having spirituality. 20 But you, beloved ones, build yourselves up on your most holy faith, and pray with holy spirit, 21 in order to keep yourselves in God’s love, while you await the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ with everlasting life in view. 22 Also, continue showing mercy to some who have doubts; 23 save them by snatching them out of the fire. But continue showing mercy to others, doing so with fear, while you hate even the garment that has been stained by the flesh.

We must be careful this ridicule can cause us to let down our guard and we could be lured into the world. This is also why we are warned not to become unevenly yoked with the world.

(Luke 21:34-36) 34 “But pay attention to yourselves that your hearts never become weighed down with overeating and heavy drinking and anxieties of life, and suddenly that day be instantly upon you 35 as a snare. For it will come upon all those dwelling on the face of the whole earth. 36 Keep awake, then, all the time making supplication that you may succeed in escaping all these things that must occur and in standing before the Son of man. . .

(2 Corinthians 6:14-17) 14 Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers. For what fellowship do righteousness and lawlessness have? Or what sharing does light have with darkness? 15 Further, what harmony is there between Christ and Beʹli·al? Or what does a believer share in common with an unbeliever? 16 And what agreement does God’s temple have with idols? For we are a temple of a living God; just as God said: “I will reside among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be my people.” 17 “‘Therefore, get out from among them, and separate yourselves,’ says Jehovah, ‘and quit touching the unclean thing’”; “‘and I will take you in.. . .

The world views people by their status in society if we pursue things of the world and we risk becoming like them which can cause us to become bias towards those who are in need and develop an incorrect view of them. They even show favoritism towards those who are well off, something we are warned not to do.

(James 2:1-4) 2 My brothers, you are not holding to the faith of our glorious Lord Jesus Christ while showing favoritism, are you? 2 For if a man with gold rings on his fingers and in splendid clothing comes into your meeting, but a poor man in filthy clothing also enters, 3 do you look with favor on the one wearing the splendid clothing and say, “You take this seat here in a fine place,” and do you say to the poor one, “You keep standing” or, “Take that seat there under my footstool”? 4 If so, do you not have class distinctions among yourselves, and have you not become judges rendering wicked decisions?

Ephesians lays out the complete way to protect ourselves by putting on the complete armor of God. The belt of truth with is the truth in God’s word will protect and guide us. Be remaining blameless it protects us. Our faith is our shield, and putting our faith in our redeemer and the hope of salvation is our helmet. Also taking in God’s word and applying it is the Sword of the Spirit. And praying and asking God in times of trouble help us.

(Ephesians 6:10-13) . . .. 11 Put on the complete suit of armor from God so that you may be able to stand firm against the crafty acts of the Devil; 12 because we have a struggle, not against blood and flesh, but against the governments, against the authorities, against the world rulers of this darkness, against the wicked spirit forces in the heavenly places. 13 For this reason take up the complete suit of armor from God, so that you may be able to resist in the wicked day and, after you have accomplished everything, to stand firm.

The bible does not promise wealth or that we would live in comfort. We must remember if we follow in Jesus foot steps will will be falsely accused, many will hate and turn on us. Many of us will go without food. All these things would not stop us from enriching people spiritually.

(2 Corinthians 6:3-10) 3 In no way are we giving any cause for stumbling, so that no fault may be found with our ministry; 4 but in every way we recommend ourselves as God’s ministers, by the endurance of much, by tribulations, by times of need, by difficulties, 5 by beatings, by imprisonments, by riots, by hard work, by sleepless nights, by times without food; 6 by purity, by knowledge, by patience, by kindness, by holy spirit, by love free from hypocrisy, 7 by truthful speech, by God’s power; through the weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left, 8 through glory and dishonor, through bad report and good report. We are regarded as deceivers and yet we are truthful, 9 as unknown and yet we are recognized, as dying and yet look! we live, as punished and yet not handed over to death, 10 as sorrowing but ever rejoicing, as poor but making many rich, as having nothing and yet possessing all things.

When we endure patiently it may draw others to the bible truths. We must do our best not to let the world shape who we are but to let Jehovah and his word shape us, it will protect us from being conquered by the world. In doing so we conquer the evil with the good.

(2 Timothy 2:23-26) 23 Further, reject foolish and ignorant debates, knowing that they produce fights. 24 For a slave of the Lord does not need to fight, but needs to be gentle toward all, qualified to teach, showing restraint when wronged, 25 instructing with mildness those not favorably disposed. Perhaps God may give them repentance leading to an accurate knowledge of truth, 26 and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the Devil, seeing that they have been caught alive by him to do his will. . .

(Romans 12:9-21) 9 Let your love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is wicked; cling to what is good. 10 In brotherly love have tender affection for one another. In showing honor to one another, take the lead. 11 Be industrious, not lazy. Be aglow with the spirit. Slave for Jehovah. 12 Rejoice in the hope. Endure under tribulation. Persevere in prayer. 13 Share with the holy ones according to their needs. Follow the course of hospitality. 14 Keep on blessing those who persecute; bless and do not curse. 15 Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep. 16 Have the same attitude toward others as toward yourselves; do not set your mind on lofty things, but be led along with the lowly things. Do not become wise in your own eyes. 17 Return evil for evil to no one. Take into consideration what is fine from the viewpoint of all men. 18 If possible, as far as it depends on you, be peaceable with all men. 19 Do not avenge yourselves, beloved, but yield place to the wrath; for it is written: “‘Vengeance is mine; I will repay,’ says Jehovah.” 20 But “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by doing this you will heap fiery coals on his head.” 21 Do not let yourself be conquered by the evil, but keep conquering the evil with the good. . .

Our endurance and faith shows our love for Jesus and his father. In remaining faithful and strong we set on example for others. Jesus did not say it would be easy he warned that to follow him we would have to endure the same things as he did. Just as they falsely accused him , persecuted him in many ways so those who follow him in truth will be treated. God did not promise us wealth as a matter of fact Jesus did not have a home to sleep in.

(James 1:2-4) 2 Consider it all joy, my brothers, when you meet with various trials, 3 knowing as you do that this tested quality of your faith produces endurance. 4 But let endurance complete its work, so that you may be complete and sound in all respects, not lacking in anything. . .

(Matthew 10:24-31) 24 “A student is not above his teacher, nor a slave above his master. 25 It is enough for the student to become as his teacher, and the slave as his master. If people have called the master of the house Be·elʹze·bub, how much more those of his household? 26 So do not fear them, for there is nothing covered over that will not become uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known. 27 What I tell you in the darkness, say in the light, and what you hear whispered, preach from the housetops. 28 And do not become fearful of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; rather, fear him who can destroy both soul and body in Ge·henʹna. 29 Two sparrows sell for a coin of small value, do they not? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground without your Father’s knowledge. 30 But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. 31 So have no fear; you are worth more than many sparrows. . .

(Matthew 8:20) But Jesus said to him: “Foxes have dens and birds of heaven have nests, but the Son of man has nowhere to lay down his head.

Those who put their faith in the world and things of the world cannot put faith in God and will not learn to love him. It can hinder their relationship with God. These things will all be gone soon and all we will have is our relationship with God. If we do not have a relationship with God we will not fair well when this system collapses.

(1 John 2:15-17) 15 Do not love either the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him; 16 because everything in the world—the desire of the flesh and the desire of the eyes and the showy display of one’s means of life—does not originate with the Father, but originates with the world. 17 Furthermore, the world is passing away and so is its desire, but the one who does the will of God remains forever. . .

Exercising Faith.

The bible tells us to exercise faith showing we have to work to build our faith. In doing so we will receive the power from God to endure the things that will occur. Many had faith in Jesus but did not want to lose their status in society so they would not acknowledge him. Jesus warned them that the things he said were given as commanded to him by God. To disobey his commands we would be disobeying God which shows a lack of faith.

(John 14:1) 14 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Exercise faith in God; exercise faith also in me.

(John 12:42, 43) 42 All the same, many even of the rulers actually put faith in him, but they would not acknowledge him because of the Pharisees, so that they would not be expelled from the synagogue; 43 for they loved the glory of men even more than the glory of God. . .

(John 12:47-50) 47 But if anyone hears my sayings and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I came, not to judge the world, but to save the world. 48 Whoever disregards me and does not receive my sayings has one to judge him. The word that I have spoken is what will judge him on the last day. 49 For I have not spoken of my own initiative, but the Father who sent me has himself given me a commandment about what to say and what to speak. 50 And I know that his commandment means everlasting life. So whatever I speak, I speak just as the Father has told me. . .

(Romans 3:28-31) 28 For we consider that a man is declared righteous by faith apart from works of law. 29 Or is he the God of the Jews only? Is he not also the God of people of the nations? Yes, also of people of the nations. 30 Since God is one, he will declare circumcised people righteous as a result of faith and uncircumcised people righteous by means of their faith. 31 Do we, then, abolish law by means of our faith? Not at all! On the contrary, we uphold law. . .

We can see that exercising faith means that we adhere to the teachings of Jesus and follow his example.

(John 3:16-21) 16 “For God loved the world so much that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone exercising faith in him might not be destroyed but have everlasting life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world for him to judge the world, but for the world to be saved through him. 18 Whoever exercises faith in him is not to be judged. Whoever does not exercise faith has been judged already, because he has not exercised faith in the name of the only-begotten Son of God. 19 Now this is the basis for judgment: that the light has come into the world, but men have loved the darkness rather than the light, for their works were wicked. 20 For whoever practices vile things hates the light and does not come to the light, so that his works may not be reproved. 21 But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that his works may be made manifest as having been done in harmony with God.”

We need to work towards strengthening our faith because it will help us to endure. The things we endure teaches and strengthens us and those who lack faith give up but we endure things through our faith that is beyond normal.

(1 Peter 5:6-11) 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you in due time, 7 while you throw all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you. 8 Keep your senses, be watchful! Your adversary, the Devil, walks about like a roaring lion, seeking to devour someone. 9 But take your stand against him, firm in the faith, knowing that the same kind of sufferings are being experienced by the entire association of your brothers in the world. 10 But after you have suffered a little while, the God of all undeserved kindness, who called you to his everlasting glory in union with Christ, will himself finish your training. He will make you firm, he will make you strong, he will firmly ground you. 11 To him be the might forever. Amen.

Exercising faith means we would have such a deep love for God and his son Jesus that we will give testimony about them even if it may cost our lives.

(Acts 20:24) Nevertheless, I do not consider my own life of any importance to me, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to bear thorough witness to the good news of the undeserved kindness of God

(Luke 9:24) For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake is the one who will save it.

(Revelation 12:11) And they conquered him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their witnessing, and they did not love their souls even in the face of death.

We have a helper.

Jesus told the apostles he would send a helper. This helper is the spirit of truth from God.

(John 14:25, 26) . . .. 26 But the helper, the holy spirit, which the Father will send in my name, that one will teach you all things and bring back to your minds all the things I told you. . .

(Matthew 10:19, 20) However, when they hand you over, do not become anxious about how or what you are to speak, for what you are to speak will be given you in that hour; 20 for the ones speaking are not just you, but it is the spirit of your Father that speaks by you

(John 14:16, 17) 16 And I will ask the Father and he will give you another helper to be with you forever, 17 the spirit of the truth, which the world cannot receive, because it neither sees it nor knows it. You know it, because it remains with you and is in you.

If we do not have the spirit of truth we cannot worship God in spirit and truth because our minds will be set on material things.

(Romans 8:5) 5 For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the spirit, on the things of the spirit.

Getting too caught up in the world can lure us in and we may start drinking of the cup of the devil which would inhibit our receiving the spirit.

(1 Corinthians 10:20, 21) 20 No; but I say that what the nations sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God; and I do not want you to become sharers with the demons. 21 You cannot be drinking the cup of Jehovah and the cup of demons; you cannot be partaking of “the table of Jehovah” and the table of demons.

We do not just receive the spirit we must ask for it. How would a parent know your needs if you do not ask. We have to let God know we desire and need his helper.

(Luke 11:12, 13) . . .? 13 Therefore, if you, although being wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more so will the Father in heaven give holy spirit to those asking him!. . .

How do we know when we have received the spirit? Because we will produce the fruits of the spirit. Love will guide all we do, we will find joy even though we will be heavily persecuted and have to endure much tribulation, we will have an inner peace , we will be more patient , we will strive to be good, our faith will increase, we will be known for our mildness and self-control.

(Galatians 5:22, 23) 22 On the other hand, the fruitage of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, 23 mildness, self-control. Against such things there is no law. . .

Of the fruitage of the spirit love is the most important one. It can cover a multitude of sins. Love should guide all we do. It is the love God has for us that drove him to provide a ransom sacrifice for us. If we do not love we cannot know God.

(1 Corinthians 13:4-7) 4 Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous. It does not brag, does not get puffed up, 5 does not behave indecently, does not look for its own interests, does not become provoked. It does not keep account of the injury. 6 It does not rejoice over unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth. 7 It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. . .

(1 John 4:8-10) 8 Whoever does not love has not come to know God, because God is love. 9 By this the love of God was revealed in our case, that God sent his only-begotten Son into the world so that we might gain life through him. 10 The love is in this respect, not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a propitiatory sacrifice for our sins. . .

(1 Peter 4:7-9) 7 But the end of all things has drawn close. Therefore, be sound in mind, and be vigilant with a view to prayers. 8 Above all things, have intense love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins. 9 Be hospitable to one another without grumbling.

Our salvation depends on the fruits we produce. It is an expression of our love for Jehovah and his only begotten son Jesus Christ.

(1 Peter 1:8, 9) 8 Though you never saw him, you love him. Though you do not see him now, yet you exercise faith in him and are greatly rejoicing with an indescribable and glorious joy, 9 as you attain the goal of your faith, your salvation. . .

(Romans 6:21-23) 21 What, then, was the fruit that you used to produce at that time? Things of which you are now ashamed. For the end of those things is death. 22 However, now that you were set free from sin and became slaves to God, you are producing your fruit in the way of holiness, and the end is everlasting life. 23 For the wages sin pays is death, but the gift God gives is everlasting life by Christ Jesus our Lord.

We can see it is not the status of someone that determines their status with God but the fruits they produce and it is an identifying mark of those worshiping in truth. False prophets will produce bad fruits. We learned this in 2 Timothy 3:1-8 which speaks of the last days and the results of false teachings.

(Matthew 7:15-20) 15 “Be on the watch for the false prophets who come to you in sheep’s covering, but inside they are ravenous wolves. 16 By their fruits you will recognize them. Never do people gather grapes from thorns or figs from thistles, do they? 17 Likewise, every good tree produces fine fruit, but every rotten tree produces worthless fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bear worthless fruit, nor can a rotten tree produce fine fruit. 19 Every tree not producing fine fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 Really, then, by their fruits you will recognize those men.

Jesus promised us peace.

Jesus promised us peace but it would not be peace as man knows peace but it would be an inner peace because of our faith and the hope in the future promises. We would have an inner peace because we would not live in fear as many others do now days. Fear can be used to deceive people and manipulate them. Because we do no live in fear it cannot be used as a weapon against us. We also have the peace of knowing all can now worship God in truth through the ransom sacrifice of God’s only begotten son Jesus Christ. This ransom sacrifice removed all barriers.

(John 14:27) 27 I leave you peace; I give you my peace. I do not give it to you the way that the world gives it. Do not let your hearts be troubled nor let them shrink out of fear.

(Ephesians 2:13-18) 13 But now in union with Christ Jesus, you who were once far off have come to be near by the blood of the Christ. 14 For he is our peace, the one who made the two groups one and destroyed the wall in between that fenced them off. 15 By means of his flesh he abolished the enmity, the Law of commandments consisting in decrees, in order to make the two groups in union with himself into one new man and to make peace, 16 and to reconcile fully both peoples in one body to God through the torture stake, because he had killed off the enmity by means of himself. 17 And he came and declared the good news of peace to you who were far off, and peace to those near, 18 because through him we, both peoples, have free access to the Father by one spirit.

This peace that we receive guards our hearts. If you read Psalm 27:1-14 you will see why Jesus had peace even though he was heavily persecuted. His faith was in Jehovah so it gave him the courage and strength to endure. This drove Jesus to teach the good news of the heavenly kingdom which give a future hope of better things to come.

(Philippians 4:6, 7) 6 Do not be anxious over anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication along with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus. . .

(2 Timothy 1:7-10) 7 For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but one of power and of love and of soundness of mind. 8 So do not become ashamed either of the witness about our Lord or of me, a prisoner for his sake, but take your part in suffering adversity for the good news by relying on the power of God. 9 He saved us and called us with a holy calling, not because of our works, but because of his own purpose and undeserved kindness. This was given to us in connection with Christ Jesus before times long ago, 10 but now it has been made clearly evident through the manifestation of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who has abolished death and has shed light on life and incorruption through the good news,

(Revelation 21:1-4) 21 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the former heaven and the former earth had passed away, and the sea is no more. 2 I also saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God and prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3 With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: “Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his people. And God himself will be with them. 4 And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

Destruction of the wicked.

We must be patient and endure because God desires none to be destroyed but wants all to have the opportunity to know him and to repent. So we must do our best to warn others and to teach them about the one true God while we patiently wait knowing that many of our spiritual brothers and sisters are still out there waiting for someone to show them the way out. Sharing God’s word, being persistant in prayer will help keep us awake so that we will be ready when the destruction of the wicked comes. We know it will happen suddenly and at a time people least expect.

(2 Peter 3:8-10) . . .. 9 Jehovah is not slow concerning his promise, as some people consider slowness, but he is patient with you because he does not desire anyone to be destroyed but desires all to attain to repentance. 10 But Jehovah’s day will come as a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar, but the elements being intensely hot will be dissolved, and earth and the works in it will be exposed.

(Revelation 16:15) 15 “Look! I am coming as a thief. Happy is the one who stays awake and keeps his outer garments, so that he may not walk naked and people look upon his shamefulness.. . .

(Matthew 24:43, 44) 43 “But know one thing: If the householder had known in what watch the thief was coming, he would have kept awake and not allowed his house to be broken into. 44 On this account, you too prove yourselves ready, because the Son of man is coming at an hour that you do not think to be it.

Those who conquer the world their name will not be blotted out and they will be remembered. This will be those who have figuratively washed their robes. In other words they have repented from the ways of the world and have drawn closer to God.

(Revelation 3:4, 5) . . .. 5 The one who conquers will thus be dressed in white garments, and I will by no means blot out his name from the book of life, but I will acknowledge his name before my Father and before his angels. . .

(Revelation 22:13-15) . . .. 14 Happy are those who wash their robes, so that they may have authority to go to the trees of life and that they may gain entrance into the city through its gates. 15 Outside are the dogs and those who practice spiritism and those who are sexually immoral and the murderers and the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices lying.. . .

This gives us courage beyond what is normal because we do not fear those who can kill the body. We know the heavenly father and his son love us and would not forget the work we have done and the love we have shown for Jehovah’s great name.

(Matthew 10:28-31) 28 And do not become fearful of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; rather, fear him who can destroy both soul and body in Ge·henʹna. 29 Two sparrows sell for a coin of small value, do they not? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground without your Father’s knowledge. 30 But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. 31 So have no fear; you are worth more than many sparrows.

(Hebrews 6:10-12) 10 For God is not unrighteous so as to forget your work and the love you showed for his name by ministering and continuing to minister to the holy ones. 11 But we desire each one of you to show the same industriousness so as to have the full assurance of the hope down to the end, 12 so that you may not become sluggish, but be imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

This is why now more then ever we need to put God’s word into our hearts to better equip us for the work ahead. Just a while longer and the bad memories will be gone they will be replaced by the good memories of the fulfillment of the future promises.

(2 Timothy 3:16, 17) 16 All Scripture is inspired of God and beneficial for teaching, for reproving, for setting things straight, for disciplining in righteousness, 17 so that the man of God may be fully competent, completely equipped for every good work.

(Isaiah 65:17) 17 For look! I am creating new heavens and a new earth; And the former things will not be called to mind, Nor will they come up into the heart. . .

(2 Peter 3:11-13) 11 Since all these things are to be dissolved in this way, consider what sort of people you ought to be in holy acts of conduct and deeds of godly devotion, 12 as you await and keep close in mind the presence of the day of Jehovah, through which the heavens will be destroyed in flames and the elements will melt in the intense heat! 13 But there are new heavens and a new earth that we are awaiting according to his promise, and in these righteousness is to dwell. . .

(Psalm 37:28, 29) 28 For Jehovah loves justice, And he will not abandon his loyal ones. ע [Ayin] They will always be guarded; But the descendants of the wicked will be done away with. 29 The righteous will possess the earth, And they will live forever on it.

We can find comfort in knowing nothing not even death can separate us from the love that Jehovah has for us and the love his only begotten son our heavenly king has for us.

(Romans 8:35-39) 35 Who will separate us from the love of the Christ? Will tribulation or distress or persecution or hunger or nakedness or danger or sword? 36 Just as it is written: “For your sake we are being put to death all day long; we have been accounted as sheep for slaughtering.” 37 On the contrary, in all these things we are coming off completely victorious through the one who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life nor angels nor governments nor things now here nor things to come nor powers 39 nor height nor depth nor any other creation will be able to separate us from God’s love that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

We must remember to continue to pray for those persecuting us remembering that the apostle Paul also once persecuted those who worshiped in truth.

(Acts 7:54-8:1) 54 Well, at hearing these things, they were infuriated in their hearts and began to grind their teeth at him. 55 But he, being full of holy spirit, gazed into heaven and caught sight of God’s glory and of Jesus standing at God’s right hand, 56 and he said: “Look! I see the heavens opened up and the Son of man standing at God’s right hand.” 57 At this they cried out at the top of their voices and put their hands over their ears and rushed at him all together. 58 After throwing him outside the city, they began stoning him. The witnesses laid down their outer garments at the feet of a young man called Saul. 59 As they were stoning Stephen, he made this appeal: “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” 60 Then, kneeling down, he cried out with a strong voice: “Jehovah, do not charge this sin against them.” And after saying this, he fell asleep in death. 8 Saul, for his part, approved of his murder. . .

(1 Timothy 1:12-16) 12 I am grateful to Christ Jesus our Lord, who imparted power to me, because he considered me faithful by assigning me to a ministry, 13 although formerly I was a blasphemer and a persecutor and an insolent man. Nevertheless, I was shown mercy because I acted in ignorance and with a lack of faith. 14 But the undeserved kindness of our Lord abounded exceedingly along with faith and the love that is in Christ Jesus. 15 This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. Of these, I am foremost. 16 Nevertheless, I was shown mercy so that by means of me as the foremost case, Christ Jesus might demonstrate all his patience, making me an example to those who are going to rest their faith on him for everlasting life.

This link is a good article explaining how to recognize true worship so we do not make the same error Paul made.

https://www.jw.org/en/publications/books/good-news-from-god/recognize-true-worshippers/#?insight%5Bsearch_id%5D=80147093-0f96-400a-9756-6f29ef57a5d9&insight%5Bsearch_result_index%5D=2

Acorn Flour Cookies and Acorn Coffee.

Here is a very good article on leeching tannins from acorns.

https://www.rootsimple.com/2013/10/advanced-acorn-processing/

These are good cookies i loved them. I put peanut butter on the cookies but you could put it in them. I used a coarser flour for these ones and they seemed too gritty. I wanted to see how they tasted with a coarser flour. Grinding the flour so it is finer seems to give you more flavor. These come out with a slight chocolate like taste.

2 Cups Acorn flower – finely ground and sifted of any impurities for a smooth chocolate or more coarse for a nutty texture. Dry roast it on a cookie sheet in the oven at 200 until dark almost chocolate colored. I heated the flour I made the cookies in the pictures from for too long and they came out with a slight bitter taste. They taste better if you roast them a little lighter.

½ cup of honey or other sweetener.

½ cup of peanut butter.

2/3 cup of coconut oil, ghee, butter or another kind of fat. If you use the peanut butter in the cookie instead of on it then use a little less fat.

Just a dash of sea salt.
Combine sugar, milk and the fat source you have chosen in a pan along with the salt and if you choose to put the peanut butter in the cookie instead of on it then also put it in the pan. Cook on low heat until the moisture is gone then add the flour you roasted and stir. When mixed well use a tablespoon to drop onto a greased cookie sheet. Refrigerate , I hope you enjoy them.

 

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Acorn Coffee.

 

To make the coffee grind some nuts up in a coffee grinder then put on a cookie sheet and roast them in the oven on 250 until they are brown for light coffee. For a stronger coffee roast them at 300. I do not know the timing because I go by sight. The coffee in the picture is a light coffee. It has a slight nutty flavor.

Being no part of the world and persecution.

 

If you don't read it how can you have faith.

Being not part of the world means we will be persecuted. Some is obvious and some like with Job is not obvious. Being no part of the world means the world will hate you. We have to remember those who choose God as their king instead of man will be opposing the world. In doing so the world will hate you.

(Hebrews 10:32-39) 32 However, keep remembering the former days in which, after you were enlightened, you endured a great struggle along with sufferings. 33 At times you were publicly exposed both to reproaches and to tribulations, and at times you shared with those who were having such an experience. 34 For you expressed sympathy for those in prison and you accepted joyfully the plundering of your belongings, knowing that you yourselves have a better and an enduring possession. 35 Therefore, do not throw away your boldness, which will be richly rewarded. 36 For you need endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the fulfillment of the promise. 37 For yet “a very little while,” and “the one who is coming will arrive and will not delay.” 38 “But my righteous one will live by reason of faith,” and “if he shrinks back, I have no pleasure in him.” 39 Now we are not the sort who shrink back to destruction, but the sort who have faith for the preserving of our lives. . .

(Matthew 5:11, 12) 11 “Happy are you when people reproach you and persecute you and lyingly say every sort of wicked thing against you for my sake. 12 Rejoice and be overjoyed, since your reward is great in the heavens, for in that way they persecuted the prophets prior to you. . .

Nothing has changed as a matter of fact the end of this system is near so Satan and his people will increase in badness and also in their persecution of those who choose to follow our king Jesus instead of man. This is nothing new they have always persecuted those who chose to be not part of the world.

(2 Chronicles 36:16) But they kept ridiculing the messengers of the true God, and they despised his words and mocked his prophets, until the rage of Jehovah came up against his people, until they were beyond healing.

(Acts 7:52) Which one of the prophets did your forefathers not persecute? Yes, they killed those who announced in advance the coming of the righteous one, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become

Jehovah did not forget what they had done in his name. In his word he even declared that the world was not worthy of them. They remained faithful and God remembered what they had done and what they endured.

(Hebrews 11:37-40) 37 They were stoned, they were tried, they were sawn in two, they were slaughtered by the sword, they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, while they were in need, in tribulation, mistreated; 38 and the world was not worthy of them. They wandered about in deserts and mountains and caves and dens of the earth.

We have born witness to them and delivered the good news of the kingdom. When it is time to flee there blood is on their own hands. We will have no guilt because we have warned them and tried to show them there is a better future hope. Their actions towards us shows who’s side they have chosen. We need to shake the dust from our feet and spend time with those who receive the message in a favorable way. We all want to be loved but we have been warned about the love of the greater number cooling off so hatred would abound world wide. But we do know that our heavenly father and his son Jesus love us and even death cannot separate us from their love.

(John 15:17-22) 17 “These things I command you, that you love one another. 18 If the world hates you, you know that it has hated me before it hated you. 19 If you were part of the world, the world would be fond of what is its own. Now because you are no part of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, for this reason the world hates you. 20 Keep in mind the word I said to you: A slave is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have observed my word, they will also observe yours. 21 But they will do all these things against you on account of my name, because they do not know the One who sent me. 22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have no sin. But now they have no excuse for their sin. . .

(Romans 8:35-39) 35 Who will separate us from the love of the Christ? Will tribulation or distress or persecution or hunger or nakedness or danger or sword? 36 Just as it is written: “For your sake we are being put to death all day long; we have been accounted as sheep for slaughtering.” 37 On the contrary, in all these things we are coming off completely victorious through the one who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life nor angels nor governments nor things now here nor things to come nor powers 39 nor height nor depth nor any other creation will be able to separate us from God’s love that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

We know that all the signs are in place and that deliverance is near and our heavenly father is ready to give his son the command to set matters straight.

(Luke 21:26-28) 26 People will become faint out of fear and expectation of the things coming upon the inhabited earth, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. 27 And then they will see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. 28 But as these things start to occur, stand up straight and lift up your heads, because your deliverance is getting near.”

We are in the final minutes of this system and the end will be sudden so we must stay alert and draw even closer to Jehovah now more then ever.

(Luke 21:34-36) 34 “But pay attention to yourselves that your hearts never become weighed down with overeating and heavy drinking and anxieties of life, and suddenly that day be instantly upon you 35 as a snare. For it will come upon all those dwelling on the face of the whole earth. 36 Keep awake, then, all the time making supplication that you may succeed in escaping all these things that must occur and in standing before the Son of man.. . .

(1 Thessalonians 5:1-11) . . .. 2 For you yourselves know very well that Jehovah’s day is coming exactly as a thief in the night. 3 Whenever it is that they are saying, “Peace and security!” then sudden destruction is to be instantly on them, just like birth pains on a pregnant woman, and they will by no means escape. 4 But you, brothers, you are not in darkness, so that the day should overtake you as it would thieves, 5 for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We belong neither to night nor to darkness. 6 So, then, let us not sleep on as the rest do, but let us stay awake and keep our senses. 7 For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk are drunk at night. 8 But as for us who belong to the day, let us keep our senses and put on the breastplate of faith and love and the hope of salvation as a helmet 9 because God assigned us, not to wrath, but to the acquiring of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. 10 He died for us, so that whether we stay awake or are asleep, we should live together with him. 11 Therefore, keep encouraging one another and building one another up, just as you are in fact doing.

Our endurance will be rewarded if we do not give out.

(Romans 5:3-5) 3 Not only that, but let us rejoice while in tribulations, since we know that tribulation produces endurance; 4 endurance, in turn, an approved condition; the approved condition, in turn, hope, 5 and the hope does not lead to disappointment; because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the holy spirit, which was given to us.

(James 1:12-15) 12 Happy is the man who keeps on enduring trial, because on becoming approved he will receive the crown of life, which Jehovah promised to those who continue loving Him. 13 When under trial, let no one say: “I am being tried by God.” For with evil things God cannot be tried, nor does he himself try anyone. 14 But each one is tried by being drawn out and enticed by his own desire. 15 Then the desire, when it has become fertile, gives birth to sin; in turn sin, when it has been carried out, brings forth death. . .

Some of us will walk through the great tribulation into the new system, and some will be resurrected into the new system. We can let sin have master over us or Jehovah. The promises of sin  is death. God gives hope of life if we are a slave for him. Either way we will be a slave, which master we choose determines if we have a future hope or not.

(Romans 6:15-17) 15 What follows? Are we to commit a sin because we are not under law but under undeserved kindness? Certainly not! 16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey, either of sin leading to death or of obedience leading to righteousness? 17 But thanks to God that although you were once the slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that pattern of teaching to which you were handed over.

(Romans 6:22, 23) . . .. 23 For the wages sin pays is death, but the gift God gives is everlasting life by Christ Jesus our Lord. . .

(Matthew 25:46) These will depart into everlasting cutting-off, but the righteous ones into everlasting life

Being No Part of The World.

Because we cannot entirely be no part of the world we must do our best not to imitate the world or get caught up in worldly things. We need to learn to balance things.

(John 17:15-19) 15 “I do not request that you take them out of the world, but that you watch over them because of the wicked one. 16 They are no part of the world, just as I am no part of the world. 17 Sanctify them by means of the truth; your word is truth. 18 Just as you sent me into the world, I also sent them into the world. 19 And I am sanctifying myself in their behalf, so that they also may be sanctified by means of truth.

Following Jesus example will help us in being no part of the world. He set such a good example to followed that the bible tells us he conquered the world because no matter what persecution, or harm he experienced he never lost faith and never became a slave to sin. There is a lot of deception in the world , now more then ever the line between right is wrong has been severely blurred. We have to remember it is Jehovah God who determines what is right and what is wrong. We are seeing the final result of mans rebellion against God which started in the garden of Eden when Adam and Eve decided that man would decide what was right and what was wrong for themselves.

(John 16:32, 33) . . .. 33 I have said these things to you so that by means of me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation, but take courage! I have conquered the world.. . .

(1 John 4:4-6) 4 You originate with God, little children, and you have conquered them, because the one who is in union with you is greater than the one who is in union with the world. 5 They originate with the world; that is why they speak what originates with the world and the world listens to them. 6 We originate with God. Whoever comes to know God listens to us; whoever does not originate with God does not listen to us. By this we distinguish the inspired statement of truth from the inspired statement of error. . .

(Genesis 3:4-6) 4 At this the serpent said to the woman: “You certainly will not die. 5 For God knows that in the very day you eat from it, your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and bad.” 6 Consequently, the woman saw that the tree was good for food and that it was something desirable to the eyes, yes, the tree was pleasing to look at. So she began taking of its fruit and eating it. Afterward, she also gave some to her husband when he was with her, and he began eating it. . .

Jesus was humble and did not act superior to others. Even though he knew he was God’s only begotten son and would be seated on the throne in the heavenly kingdom he never acted superior. He even washed the apostles feet which was something servants usually did.

(Luke 22:24-27) 24 However, there also arose a heated dispute among them over which one of them was considered to be the greatest. 25 But he said to them: “The kings of the nations lord it over them, and those having authority over them are called Benefactors. 26 You, though, are not to be that way. But let the one who is the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the one taking the lead as the one ministering. 27 For which one is greater, the one dining or the one serving? Is it not the one dining? But I am among you as the one serving. . .

(John 13:2-10) . . .. 3 So Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands and that he came from God and was going to God, 4 got up from the evening meal and laid aside his outer garments. And taking a towel, he wrapped it around his waist. 5 After that he put water into a basin and started to wash the feet of the disciples and to dry them off with the towel that was wrapped around him. 6 Then he came to Simon Peter. He said to him: “Lord, are you washing my feet?” 7 Jesus answered him: “What I am doing you do not understand now, but you will understand after these things.” 8 Peter said to him: “You will certainly never wash my feet.” Jesus answered him: “Unless I wash you, you have no share with me.” 9 Simon Peter said to him: “Lord, wash not only my feet but also my hands and my head.” 10 Jesus said to him: “Whoever has bathed does not need to have more than his feet washed, but is completely clean. . .

Many look down on others because of their gender, race, origin and even their financial status. We are to never imitate that behavior.

(Philippians 2:3, 4) 3 Do nothing out of contentiousness or out of egotism, but with humility consider others superior to you, 4 as you look out not only for your own interests, but also for the interests of others.

(Galatians 3:27-29) . . .. 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor freeman, there is neither male nor female, for you are all one in union with Christ Jesus. 29 Moreover, if you belong to Christ, you are really Abraham’s offspring, heirs with reference to a promise. . .

We are to treat others as we would want to be treated, many will go through the gate that leads to destruction. We must do our best to keep on the path to the narrow gate. We give witness to God’s glory when we love those hating us and when we endure the wickedness directed towards us with humility. Anyone can love those who love them but knowing God and writing his world in our hearts will teach us to let love guide all we do. We are not to hate anyone. We can hate what they do but if we hate them we are judging them. We cannot read their hearts Jesus is the judge and our king he earned that position and there is no one better qualified other then God himself. It would be arrogant on our part if we believed we could read what is in another’s heart and judged them. We must learn to be merciful just as Jesus was. The apostles made many errors. He kindly corrected them , he never struck back at his enemies or harmed them.

(Luke 6:27-36) 27 “But I say to you who are listening: Continue to love your enemies, to do good to those hating you, 28 to bless those cursing you, to pray for those who are insulting you. 29 To him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer the other also; and from him who takes away your outer garment, do not withhold the inner garment either. 30 Give to everyone asking you, and from the one taking your things away, do not ask them back. 31 “Also, just as you want men to do to you, do the same way to them. 32 “If you love those loving you, of what credit is it to you? For even the sinners love those loving them. 33 And if you do good to those doing good to you, of what credit is it to you? Even the sinners do the same. 34 Also, if you lend to those from whom you expect repayment, of what credit is it to you? Even sinners lend to sinners so that they may get back as much. 35 On the contrary, continue to love your enemies and to do good and to lend without hoping for anything back; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind toward the unthankful and wicked. 36 Continue being merciful, just as your Father is merciful. If we do not show mercy how can we expect to receive mercy from God?

(James 2:13) For the one who does not practice mercy will have his judgment without mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

We must learn to forgive others keeping in mind we are also imperfect.

(Matthew 6:15) whereas if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses

There is a contrast between the world and those who have been blessed with the spirit. The fruits they produce are very clear and those producing the fruit stand out because of the blurred lines between right from wrong most are oblivious that the are sinning against Jehovah but our behavior will separate us from others.

(2 Timothy 3:1-7) 3 But know this, that in the last days critical times hard to deal with will be here. 2 For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, disloyal, 3 having no natural affection, not open to any agreement, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, without love of goodness, 4 betrayers, headstrong, puffed up with pride, lovers of pleasures rather than lovers of God, 5 having an appearance of godliness but proving false to its power; and from these turn away. 6 From among these arise men who slyly work their way into households and captivate weak women loaded down with sins, led by various desires, 7 always learning and yet never able to come to an accurate knowledge of truth.

(Galatians 5:19-21) 19 Now the works of the flesh are plainly seen, and they are sexual immorality, uncleanness, brazen conduct, 20 idolatry, spiritism, hostility, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, dissensions, divisions, sects, 21 envy, drunkenness, wild parties, and things like these. I am forewarning you about these things, the same way I already warned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit God’s Kingdom.

(Galatians 5:22-26) 22 On the other hand, the fruitage of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, 23 mildness, self-control. Against such things there is no law. 24 Moreover, those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed to the stake the flesh together with its passions and desires. 25 If we are living by spirit, let us also go on walking orderly by spirit. 26 Let us not become egotistical, stirring up competition with one another, envying one another.

What About Politics? Should we get involved?

We need to follow Jesus example. He knew that human rule was in opposition to God but he did not act disrespectful towards it because he knew our heavenly father had reasons for letting human rule over man continue. He also knew that mans rule would never solve all the problems on the earth. Man neither has the insight nor power that God has to make sure the things he promises gets fulfilled. Jesus put his faith in the heavenly kingdom but respected human authority. When they tried to seize him and make him king withdrew to the mountains. Jesus made it very clear that his kingdom was no part of the world. Even those with good intentions will not be able to see the whole picture as God can and will make decisions that will not be best for everyone. If they do things to help others , they will eventually die and what they have done will be undone by another. God is eternal so his kingdom will be everlasting.

(John 6:14, 15) 14 When the people saw the sign he performed, they began to say: “This really is the Prophet who was to come into the world.” 15 Then Jesus, knowing that they were about to come and seize him to make him king, withdrew again to the mountain all alone. . .

(John 18:36) 36 Jesus answered: “My Kingdom is no part of this world. If my Kingdom were part of this world, my attendants would have fought that I should not be handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my Kingdom is not from this source.”

(Jeremiah 10:23) 23 I well know, O Jehovah, that man’s way does not belong to him. It does not belong to man who is walking even to direct his step. . .

God cannot be bought or corrupted as man can.

(Micah 7:3)  3 Their hands are expert at doing what is bad; The prince is making demands, The judge asks for a reward, The prominent one makes known his desires, And they work it out together.

As mentioned earlier man ruling over ourselves is in opposition to God. We are deciding what is right and wrong and we are seeing the finality of mans rule and the results of it. Our history has shown we do not have what it takes to know what is best for mankind we continue to make things worse and worse. It is clear that mans rule often times directly opposes God. One great final act of rebellion will be when all the kings of the earth join together with the wild beast which I have posted on who the beast is will join together in opposition to our king Jesus Christ and his people. We know Satan influences man and can easily manipulate them to oppose God. We also know he has already been judged so his destruction is inevitable.

(Luke 23:10, 11) However, the chief priests and the scribes kept standing up and vehemently accusing him. 11 Then Herod together with his soldiers treated him with contempt, and he mocked him by clothing him with a splendid garment and then sent him back to Pilate.

(Revelation 19:19) And I saw the wild beast and the kings of the earth and their armies gathered together to wage war against the one seated on the horse and against his army.

(Ephesians 2:1, 2) 2 Furthermore, God made you alive, though you were dead in your trespasses and sins, 2 in which you at one time walked according to the system of things of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience. . .

Satan had no hold on Jesus because he remained no part of the world. No one knows the father better then the only begotten son so he new that this system did not have what it would take to fulfill the future promises.

(John 12:31) Now there is a judging of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.

(John 14:30) I will not speak with you much more, for the ruler of the world is coming, and he has no hold on me

(Luke 10:17-22) 17 Then the 70 returned with joy, saying: “Lord, even the demons are made subject to us by the use of your name.” 18 At that he said to them: “I see Satan already fallen like lightning from heaven. 19 Look! I have given you the authority to trample underfoot serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing at all will harm you. 20 Nevertheless, do not rejoice because the spirits are made subject to you, but rejoice because your names have been written in the heavens.” 21 In that very hour he became overjoyed in the holy spirit and said: “I publicly praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have carefully hidden these things from wise and intellectual ones and have revealed them to young children. Yes, O Father, because this is the way you approved. 22 All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, and no one knows who the Father is except the Son and anyone to whom the Son is willing to reveal him.”

So by now you may be asking if they are in opposition to God why should we obey them and why does he tolerate them. We have to remember the original lie that man could decide what was right and what was wrong for themselves. If God interfered then there would still be doubt. Satan could still make that accusation and because things did not run their course the lie would not have been able to be proven to be the lie it is. Also by permitting human governments it does keep some sort of organization on the earth until Jehovah give Jesus the command to set matters straight. So opposing those authorities would be in opposition to God.

(Romans 13:1-4) 13 Let every person be in subjection to the superior authorities, for there is no authority except by God; the existing authorities stand placed in their relative positions by God. 2 Therefore, whoever opposes the authority has taken a stand against the arrangement of God; those who have taken a stand against it will bring judgment against themselves. 3 For those rulers are an object of fear, not to the good deed, but to the bad. Do you want to be free of fear of the authority? Keep doing good, and you will have praise from it; 4 for it is God’s minister to you for your good. But if you are doing what is bad, be in fear, for it is not without purpose that it bears the sword. It is God’s minister, an avenger to express wrath against the one practicing what is bad.

It is common for many to speak bad things against those in authority but we are not to speak bad of anyone. We are to expose corruption but not to speak ill of other for example making accusations as to their reasons. We can expose evidence we find but we should not judge them or accuse them that would be for the courts or if the courts ignore it then they all will answer to Jehovah on his great day.

(Titus 3:1, 2) 3 Continue reminding them to be in subjection and to be obedient to governments and authorities, to be ready for every good work, 2 to speak injuriously of no one, not to be quarrelsome, but to be reasonable, displaying all mildness toward all men.

There will come a time when we will have to obey God rather then men. God’s rule is over mans, very soon we will be given a choice to give obeisance to the beast or to obey God. God’s rule is always over mans if their laws go against God then he will have our backs. We have many examples of this occurring in the bible, Daniel is one of those times. We need to follow the examples of faithful ones in the bible , they did not get disrespectful or turn on the king but put faith in Jehovah.

(Acts 5:28-32) . . .” 29 In answer Peter and the other apostles said: “We must obey God as ruler rather than men. 30 The God of our forefathers raised up Jesus, whom you killed, hanging him on a stake. 31 God exalted this one as Chief Agent and Savior to his right hand, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. 32 And we are witnesses of these matters, and so is the holy spirit, which God has given to those obeying him as ruler.”

(Daniel 3:17, 18) If it must be, our God whom we serve is able to rescue us from the burning fiery furnace, O king, and to rescue us from your hand. 18 But even if he does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold that you have set up.

(Daniel 6:27) He rescues, saves, and performs signs and wonders in the heavens and on the earth, for he rescued Daniel from the paw of the lions.”

So we need to stay alert but to do so in a way that would please Jehovah and our king Jesus. We do not need to be anxious we have God on our side. Many will walk through the great tribulation into the new system. Those who make it to the new earth will not remember the bad times. They will be replaced with good memories.

(Matthew 10:16) 16 “Look! I am sending you out as sheep among wolves; so prove yourselves cautious as serpents and yet innocent as doves. . .

(Matthew 10:19, 20) 19 However, when they hand you over, do not become anxious about how or what you are to speak, for what you are to speak will be given you in that hour; 20 for the ones speaking are not just you, but it is the spirit of your Father that speaks by you. . .

(Revelation 7:13-17) 13 In response one of the elders said to me: “These who are dressed in the white robes, who are they and where did they come from?” 14 So right away I said to him: “My lord, you are the one who knows.” And he said to me: “These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. 15 That is why they are before the throne of God, and they are rendering him sacred service day and night in his temple; and the One seated on the throne will spread his tent over them. 16 They will hunger no more nor thirst anymore, neither will the sun beat down on them nor any scorching heat, 17 because the Lamb, who is in the midst of the throne, will shepherd them and will guide them to springs of waters of life. And God will wipe out every tear from their eyes.”

(2 Peter 3:11-13) 11 Since all these things are to be dissolved in this way, consider what sort of people you ought to be in holy acts of conduct and deeds of godly devotion, 12 as you await and keep close in mind the presence of the day of Jehovah, through which the heavens will be destroyed in flames and the elements will melt in the intense heat! 13 But there are new heavens and a new earth that we are awaiting according to his promise, and in these righteousness is to dwell. . .

(Isaiah 65:17) 17 For look! I am creating new heavens and a new earth; And the former things will not be called to mind, Nor will they come up into the heart.

(Psalm 37:29) 29 The righteous will possess the earth, And they will live forever on it. . .