“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is
profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction,
for instruction in righteousness:”
2 Timothy 3:16.
The phrase “given by inspiration of God” comes from
the Greek word
“theopneustos”, which actually means God
breathed. The above verse is a great verse to memorize
as its truth is sure. Still, we must beware of
“Tweaking of Scriptures” which occurs frequently these
days. The corruption of God’s word is an ongoing, ever
increasing, supernatural satanic attack. Even Bible
publishers corrupt God’s truth. They’ve now included
gender neutral changes as well as eliminating
references to the Trinity.
“But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil,
thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou
eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.”
Even Eve did a little “Tweaking of Scriptures”. In the
following verse we find Eve adding to the commandment
God gave Adam.
“But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God
hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye
touch it, lest ye die.”
Some of Eve’s descendents have perfected the art of
“Tweaking the Scriptures” to a science.
good bit of “Tweaking of Scriptures” has been
accomplished by men who are intent on eliminating God
from His own Creation process (Before I venture any
further, let me just say that all “Tweaking” of God’s
original inerrant word is satanic). The theory of
evolution supplants God’s authority over mankind as
well as the rest of His creation.
beginning God created the heaven and the earth.”
Genesis 1:1. This verse doesn’t set well with those who believe in
the theory of evolution. Many who profess to be
Christian believe in evolution, and since they believe
in evolution, in any form, to them God’s word is
either filled with errors or God is just a liar.
Paintings depicting our Lord Jesus is just another
attempts at “Tweaking the scriptures”. Many simply
assume these paintings represent a fairly accurate
portrayal of His likeness and dismiss the fact that
they are only an artist’s point of view. Mankind has
no God breathed word that tells us that Jesus ever
posed for such a portrait. As a matter of fact, Jesus
Himself placed prohibition against such things.
not make unto thee any graven image, or any
likeness of any thing that is in heaven above…”
For centuries artists have been using their creative
prowess to sculpt statues (graven images) of our Lord
Jesus which we can now find standing in church
courtyards and on tops of mountains around the world.
How did the second Commandment become so irrelevant to
so many? Sometimes I wonder how many Christians even
understand the Ten Commandments. God’s principles
truth, no one really knows what our Lord looked like.
Jesus was visible to multitudes of people as He
ministered to the masses and promoted His Kingdom, but
there was no way of capturing His portrait nor was
there any need. None of those who followed Him thought
He would disappear from their presence so quickly. We
can’t even imagine how He looked in those days, nor
are we supposed to.
The Roman Catholic Church has perfected the use of the
“graven image” to represent our Lord. They keep
Christ’s image on a cross as some sort of remembrance,
even though God said not to do so. I’ve often wondered
why they keep my Lord on that ugly cross, which was
the instrument of His death. It’s His resurrection we
celebrate. There is nothing wrong with a cross as
representation of a person’s walk with our Lord, but
don’t put Jesus back up there. He’s not going to die
for His creation again, nor is He dying perpetually –
– it’s done, finished.
homes of believers we can find pictures of what is
supposed to be the likeness of Messiah Jesus. We even
see this in many of the buildings where Christians go
to worship our Lord. We’ve all seen pictures or
visited the Sistine Chapel and
representation of God. But considering God’s
prohibition, does anyone believe He ordained that
particular fresco? Anything Satan can do to corrupt
the word of God or to divert humanities attention away
from God he’ll do. God says don’t do it – Satan says
do. These things may seem trivial to many, but little
by little and year after year more of God’s word
becomes insignificant as the “Tweaking” continues
When we see Cherubs portrayed as cute little children,
most of the time bearing wings, the “Tweaking of
Scriptures” continues. They’re painted and sculpted
cleverly to resemble a child flying about holding a
bow and arrow. Yet the Bible tells us that the Cherub
is the highest in the hierarchy of angels. These are
the leaders in the supernatural realm of angels. The
Garden of Eden was protected by a Cherub. That Cherub
wasn’t put there to block Adam or his descendants from
entering the Garden, any regular angel could have been
assigned that task. He was placed there so Lucifer and
his horde of fallen misfits would be unable to
re-enter the Garden. Cherubs are fierce. Michael the
archangel, the one who does battle with Satan in
Heaven and defeats him, is a Cherub as is Lucifer.
Another not so obvious attempt at moving people away
from the truth of God’s word is this. Almost every
time we see angels depicted in the media these days we
see them as women. Apart from the blatant disobedience
concerning the second Commandment (or
any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above…)
how is it that there are no female angels spoken of in
the Scriptures, yet man has created female angels to
represent God’s messengers.
Angels are always presented in the Scriptures as
masculine, never feminine. In the book of Genesis and
that of Job we read about the sons of God (bene
HaElohiym). “That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair…”
(The truth of this chapter has also been “Tweaked” by
many who prefer to sugarcoat God’s word rather than
letting it speak for itself). Bene Ha Elohiym are
angels, whether godly or fallen, and always sons never
“Now there was a day when the sons of God came to
present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came
also among them”
Job 1:6.” Again there was a day when the sons of God came
to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came
also among them to present himself before the LORD”
Job 2:1. “When the morning stars sang together, and all the
sons of God shouted for joy?”
This last verse tells of the sons of God shouting for
joy at the creation. They were with God while He
created everything in this universe, and there were no
daughters of God mentioned.
Another pointed reference to angels only resembling
men is “And
there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in
the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet
Genesis 19:1. Now let’s see how the men of Sodom perceived these
“…And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where
are the men which came in to thee this night?
bring them out unto us, that we may know them.”
Two angels were sent by God to give safe escort to Lot
and his family out of Sodom before its destruction.
The two cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, as well as the
surrounding smaller villages, were overrun with
homosexuality. The men of Sodom wanted to “know them”
(the two angels) which in the Scriptures is a term
used of sexual intercourse. Whenever angels appear in
the Scriptures they resemble men. That’s why these
homosexual men of Sodom saw them as attractive.
This leads us to more “Tweaking of Scriptures”, this
time coming from those who insist that God has no
problem with homosexuality. The opinion that
homosexuality is acceptable to God might leave some
scratching their head in wonderment as to why He
destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah. Obviously the promotion
of homosexuality today is widespread. These deceived
folks will not stop until this abomination is fully
condoned and accepted as normal in every society
around the world. And lest we forget, homosexuality
was unashamedly accepted in Lot’s day also. The
practice of homosexuality was so repugnant to our
perfect God that He destroyed, not only Sodom and
Gomorrah, but all the surrounding cities involved in
this abomination. We can look back into the history of
numerous civilizations and find the reason for their
collapse being the pervasiveness of homosexuality.
America cannot be far behind. God’s principles never
change – yet the “Tweaking of Scripture” continues.
The Bible has been “Tweaked” to the point that it is
seen today as only a fairytale, which of course means
“…Know ye not
that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?”
1 Corinthians 5:6. Throughout the Scriptures leaven is
representative of sin, and in each of these cases just
presented, we see the never ending “Tweaking of the
Scriptures” spreading like leaven.
Everyone has seen the caricatures in Sunday school
class of Noah’s Ark. They are usually presented as a
funny, distorted looking little boat with its cargo of
animals sticking out from all angles, most prominent
is usually the head and neck of the giraffe protruding
from the very top of the boat. These are used to teach
the little children about the flood of Noah. But they
are so destructive in their erroneous presentation.
The sin that is covered up these days by Bible
teachers who continue to point to these ridiculous
characters was so egregious to God that He was forced
to destroy the whole world. When the word of God is
watered down and “Tweaked” even fairytales become more
These are but a few things that get distorted over
time and diminish the validity of the Bible. But there
are many more instances of “Tweaking”, and more
importantly there is a purpose to all this corruption
and deceptiveness. Satan wants nothing more than to
convince humanity that the Word of God should be seen
as ridiculous, or at the very least insignificant to
mankind. With the promotion of the above examples as
truth many have begun to shun the Bible seeing it now
only as myth or filled with fables. Satan is
succeeding in his attempt to discredit God’s word and
he has taken his deception one step further.
How do most human beings perceive Satan himself? Do we
see him as real or fiction? Is he seen as the most
significant evil threat to all humanity, or is he seen
merely as a fictional cartoon character?
Satan has been able to accomplish over the years is to
provide for himself a surrogate personage, a phony
devil if you will, to stand in his place until he is
ready to reveal himself to mankind. The surrogate has
a very different look and demeanor. Satan obfuscates
the truth by inventing a cartoon character to
represent himself, thus nullifying his existence.
Satan is viewed by many today as a fictional dastardly
red dude with funny little horns, a pointed tail,
holding a pitchfork, and standing among a sea of
flames. But the real Satan - and he is real - will
soon present himself to mankind in a very different
studying the Scriptures we’re shown a different side
of Satan and brought to a very different conclusion
concerning the number one nemesis of God and man.
“Be sober, be
vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a
roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may
1 Peter 5:8.
As long as people see Satan as nothing more than a
fictional cartoon character he’ll continue to build a
following of deceived individuals. While devouring
souls, Satan will continue his relentless attacks on
God’s Holy Scriptures with his attempts at changing
them into nothing more than fairytales.
There is much more “Tweaking the Scriptures” occurring
than what I’ve been able to include in this
commentary. Sometimes Christians can be their own
worst enemy, believing what feels good about the
Scriptures and dismissing what doesn’t fit their
deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man
soweth, that shall he also reap.”
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