|If you don't really know Ishtar and Nimrod, then you don't know "confusion by mixing"...you don't know whose road you are walking.|
We need to understand the true context of Matthew 24:5 in line with the false prophets of Deuteronomy 13 and their blind, non-testing, euphoria-driven followers in 2 Timothy 4:3. Remember: if you think death of the soul (living body) is the worst, imagine losing your inheritance again and instead being destroyed by the flaming sword, the second death (your unique signature, your spirit…only the one who created it can destroy it.).
Many will say on the day of judgement, "did we not prophesy in God's name and in Jesus name drive out demons and in Jesus name performed many miracles?" Jesus will tell them plainly, "I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers! [original meaning: 'workers who disobey the laws of God']".
"As our gifts to God are meant to please Him not us, ask this: is your service to God pleasing you (euphoria), or Him? What actually please Him? Does he consider earthly things as gifts of any value to Him, when the man giving the earthly gift does not follow His laws? Nothing will please Him more than to be able to say to you 'well done, good and faithful servant!' because you follow His laws."
How do we love God with all of our heart, soul, and mind? If you asked someone at any typical church if they love God, chances are they would say “yes.”
"If you love Me, keep My commandments." - ALL commandments. He didn't say "cherry-pick my commandments that are suitable for you and your church."
What would you think if your husband or your wife told you and everyone else that they loved you, but always ignored you or did whatever they wanted to do day after day without considering your wishes? What if they simply did whatever was right in their own eyes based on how they decided they should love you. You’d know they were either lying or that they don’t really know what the word “love” means.
The Adversary has taken advantage of our biblical ignorance of love: Christians are persuaded that proclaiming and obeying God’s commands is not “love” at all but is instead “legalism.” Instead we are sometimes told we should focus on "grace" and His love for us. They are saying that we should not focus on loving God but instead, focus on being loved by God. If you are married, imagine how your spouse would react to that.
Some actually praise God in their belief that God abolished His law. In reality, God defines His character and His own heart through the law that He gave us, yet some praise Him for abolishing it.
Fear God and keep his commandments.
Please bear in mind that these words are not my own. I am in no means a good man more so clean...most likely you are way better than I am. I too carry the chains of my sin, and is doing what I can to action the process of forgiving others, and thus to be forgiven myself. Truly, there are kind and selfless people in this world who painstakingly took most of their time and effort to learn and piece these together, in order to give sense and clarity to these topics that seemed impossible and illogical to do.