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·free subscription· ·january 2013· virtual edition nihtiw si ymene eht nihtiw si ymene eht contending for american freedom · contending for fundamental christianity the enemy is within the voice of one crying in the wilderness prepare ye the way of the lord make his paths straight mark 1:3


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the voice in the wilderness printed missionary ronnie and terry williamson evangelist/editor steve and rebekah lilly staff missionaries the virtual voice serves as an online monthly connection with ministry partners providing up-to-date ministry headlines relevant news information and available resource reminders to receive a monthly link in your inbox please subscribe to the weekly voice at membersnp thevoiceinthewilderness.org in this edition the voice in the wilderness is a nonprofit independent incorporation founded by rev dr j royce thomason d.p.d ph.d evangelist and medical missionary the organization is dedicated to the spreading of the whole gospel to the world especially in foreign lands the program consists of building mission stations supporting american missionaries and native pastors by partnering with the local church in various areas of ministry and preaching christ to the lost we are supported by the gifts of those who care contributions to the voice in the wilderness for projects or to support the ministry of a missionary will be used as indicated by the donor following approved policies and procedures gifts are tax deductible and should be made out to the voice in the wilderness § a fundamental publication published quarterly in behalf of the work of the lord and preservation of the liberties of our united states § printed material from other sources does not necessarily imply an endorsement from this ministry § there is no subscription charge all interested people of good will may have a copy sent regularly to their address simply by requesting it address all correspondence to the voice in the wilderness po box 7037 asheville nc 28802 page 3 my personal message page 4 twenty twelve ways page 7 more photos what will you do the voice in the wilderness is standing firm on the word of god support this ministry with a special offering prayers see prayer request page at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org for personal correspondence contributions address changes new subscriptions www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org e-mail for address changes only visionpartners@thevoiceinthewilderness.org sign-up for the weekly voice e-mail and blog membersnp@thevoiceinthewilderness.org dr ronnie l williamson dr j royce thomason memorial voice in the wilderness p.o box 7037 asheville nc 28802 voice 828 649-1043 write to us 2·the voice in the wilderness january 2013 virtual edition


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dear friends terry nnie sis e to eat bro ro im eleza t sis jard tors with pas ro ronnie nference b o at the c the 2012 philippine missions trip was crowned by our lord with much fruit forty precious souls were saved in the meetings the bible conference was a blessed time around the word of god then sis terry and i had ministry ney bus the privilege of participatthe jeep d pack it out an ing in the wedding of sis all aboard charlemae and brian it was also a privilege to preach the 5th anniversary for pastor june at faith church thank you pastor jardeleza for giving us the opportunity to share in the work god is doing in the philippines more on page 7 2013 diamond jubilee special edition for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·3


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t wenty welve ways twelve ten commandment lessons presented in 2012 by the voice in the wilderness and crossvue school of missions lesson 6 the covenant the cost part 2 listen to those sobering words ye were without christ being aliens from the commonwealth of israel and strangers from the covenants of promise having no hope and without god in the world without god is atheos in greek or our word atheist sobering and even more so tragic for the individual who is without christ and thus without god without christ is without god you say indeed god founded this covenant and is committed by his promise with god s people as benefactors conveyed by the obedience of the people then again some ask what are these covenants of promise when god demands this overwhelming obedience by lost sinful men but as the apostle paul injects it is only possible by the blood of christ through god s own payment this covenant is possible the cost was beyond mortal achievement but jesus paid the price isaiah recorded seven hundred years before the incarnation of christ prophecy concerning god s promise and sacrifice for sin jesus christ came fully committed to give his life and pay the ransom the propitiation for the sins of the world repeatedly down through history satan has attempted to stop redemption s plan but in the fullness of time christ came and up to the very hours of the cross hell s forces rallied to thwart the fulfillment of god s covenant promise from herod s murderous slaughter and rama s lamentation the flight to egypt and then in gethsemane satan attempts to kill jesus before he reaches the cross in the garden this great agony or arena of life and death struggle is violently executed with 4·the voice in the wilderness january 2013 virtual edition


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the cup to near overflow oh my father if it be possible let this cup pass from me nevertheless not as i will but as thou wilt christ prayed three times with total commitment to do the will of the father in his divinely destined place on the cross in these moments of agonia hell s forces form a final skirmish line in an attempt to hold back calvary with bloody sweat pouring from the lamb of god this massive spiritual assault of darkness pressed on heaven dispatches an angel to strengthen christ in his sufferings the will of god steadies the cup and presses through this demonic assault so this is the christ the fulfillment of all the mediator of all the promises of god the covenants of promise are not just abrahamic to davidic for god s people via the divine requirement of obedience specifically the covenants of promise is the redeemer and messiah jesus christ isaiah 52:14 tells us that jesus was marred more than any man watch carefully the price that is paid for the covenant promise jesus before the jews is recorded in mark 14:65 the guards hit christ with the palms of their hands they spat upon him and continue their torture by buffeting him then jesus before the gentiles in matthew 27:26 the horror and humiliation continues he is scourged by the roman soldiers before they nail him to the cross christ is led away into the great hall pratorium in mark 15:16-20 he is clothed in purple given a crown of thorns and his beard plucked out from his face then comes the trek to calvary with a 15 foot by 20 foot 200 pound cross placed on the brutally marred body of jesus simon of cyrene is compelled in mark 15:21 to assist christ along this bloody struggle up golgotha s way christ is nailed to the cross and then lifted over a hole prepared in calvary s hill the soldiers drop the cross bearing christ into that hole with such a sudden thud that every bone in his body is moved out of joint these final utterances from the cross by christ demonstrate the love of god to a lost world jesus says recorded in luke 23:24 father forgive them for they know not what they do the greek new testament indicates that christ repeated these words father forgive them then speaking to one of the malefactors in luke for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·5


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23:43 jesus says today thou shalt be with me in paradise john 19:26 27 gives these words spoken by christ on the cross woman behold thy son behold thy mother the first three statements from the cross are dedicated to others it is the redemptive plan for all matthew 27:46 records eli eli lama sabachthani my god my god why hast thou forsaken me it is here that christ is paying the penalty for sin and suffers hell for lost men well might the sun in darkness hide and shut his glories in when christ the mighty maker died for man the creature s sin jesus exclaims in john 19:28 i thirst this is the shortest of all statements made by jesus from the cross in the greek new testament it is one word of four letters the sins of mankind leave nothing but an empty dry thirsting that can only be satisfied by the eternal provision of god john 19:30 gives this powerful declaration tetelestai it is finished christ finishes the work on the cross it is finished it stands finished and it always will be finished the serpent s head is crushed as was promised in genesis 3:15 father into thy hands i commend my spirit states luke 23:46 as jesus finishes and fulfills the covenant plan t hall of faith series request your set of 12 cards with an offering to this ministry wenty welve ways hall of faith i exodus shalt not thou shalt have no other gods thou make unto thee any graven image before me ­ 20:3 exodus 20:4 no reprod uction withou t written permission no reprod uction withou t written permission ­ ­ halll o ha l off hall ffaith h aith halll off al o f faith aith of t publishe d by the collector ser voic ies www.the e in the wild erne voiceint hewilde ss ashevill rness.or e nc g ­ faith ii ­ ­ t publishe d by the collector ser voic ies www.the e in the wild erne voiceint hewilde ss ashevill rness.or e nc g great for personal study access your free twenty twelve ways family devotions lessons at www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org sunday school one new lesson added each month in 2012 homeschoolers the consideration and online corroboration of law now now the creator and his creation online the author authority and absolutes ine onl the communion and his commandments now the conveyance and legal complexities the conviction in stone and the compassion of christ the covenant and the cost ne onli ow n the coronation and completion the curse and cancer of sin and the cure for the soul the covenant and the curses the christian and god s commands the constitution and this country the cradle cross and crown of his covenant


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continued from page 3 ladies who prepared meals for all the pastors and conference guests 5th anniversary for mission s church in capas generous gifts from church family children s ministry at cornerstone anabaptist church philippines conference and bibles for pastors cemetery at clark air base for more resources visit www.thevoiceinthewilderness.org ·7


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these resources are not for sale but are this ministry s gift to you when you send an undesignated gift to the voice in the wilderness inc a miracle in india pamphlets the story of baba and his testimony of faith how to be a prayer partner a simple yet challenging outline of how to connect and pray effectively for your missionaries the voice in the wildernessministry details club mitoverview of children s club designed to engage and equip in missionary work books hall of faithavailable collector s series with biographical hall hall with an details of great heroes of the faith of of offering of $10 faith faith set options heroes of the faith king james bible translators ten his voice shakes the wildernesscommandments a detailed account by sophie w suffer the little childrenne muller of her lifetime of missionary dynamic examples and techniques work in the jungles of south america to equip the adult in biblical teaching beyond civilizationand leading a child to christ further details of sophie s ministry passport to missionsjournal style passport size booklet including her jungle methods used for recording missionary facts by indian lay leaders in the jungle pictures signatures etc great to the book of revelationuse during mission conferences a layman s verse by verse study of additional revelation written by the voice in heritage lapel pinthe wilderness founder dr j royce a uniquely designed lapel pin thomason picturing the christian flag us flag star of david alpha omega bible eagle beautifully displayed on a full-color description card kjb anniversary lapel pin featuring the bible with salvation colored ribbons and dates for kjb 400th to obtain a resource please write anniversary po box 7037 asheville nc 28802 available i ii thou shalt have no other gods before me exodus 20:3 thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image exodus 20:4 resources for you 8·the voice in the wilderness january 2013 virtual edition with an offering of $6



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