Before reading this letter I want to make a couple of clarifications regarding theology, religion and dispensations “I know, I Know,,,,,,scary or boring depending on your point of view”
Just bare with me. I am a west sider with a High School Education that worked as tradesman for 30 years and did not go to seminary so If I can get this ANYONE CAN!

All scripture is quoted from the King James 1611 Authorized Version
Why? Read here when your done:

Is the study of religious belief and nature of the relationship between God and man.
Different people come to different conclusions and form opinions derived from the school of thought or tradition that they were raised in.

“Dogma developed from religious systems and traditions of men is usually the biggest enemy of truth that is found in scripture” –Mike Rizzo

As written in the book of Colossians Chapter 2 verse 8
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

A certain order, system, or arrangement; administration or management.
The divine ordering of the affairs of the world, an appointment, arrangement, or favor by God.
A divinely appointed order or age: the old Mosaic, or Jewish, dispensation; the new gospel, or Christian, dispensation, a dispensing with, doing away with, or doing without something.
Eph_3:2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:

In order to understand scripture so that it does not confuse the reader, one has to understand first that the Bible is not one big continuous narrative.
Think of it as a readers digest , a compilation of various on-topic stories contained in one volume of work.

The Bible has specific divisions in it regarding the the content , the context and the audience.

As the apostle Paul instructs:
2Ti 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
The Apostle Paul Tells us in the Epistle Of 2nd Timothy that when we study scripture we must properly divide it in order to understand it. Obviously that declaration of being ashamed is the result when we misunderstand or miss-apply the scriptures. In order to teach from it we must not confuse the audience by miss-applying information that is not intended for them. If we correctly teach and pass on the information we wont be ashamed when we meet God face to face. Yes most people, preachers, churches and religious leaders will be ASHAMED at that day because they did not adhere to Paul’s instruction in that passage. You dont need to be a theologian or a rocket scientist to Read scripture Literally and correctly. Most people want to be spoon fed their scripture by a pastor a priest or a commentary. Most of the time they never check to see if the information is any good or if it is being applied correctly.

Quick real world example:
Say you worked at Rochester Products in the 1980’s. Lets say that you found a memo with department changes written to Kodak employees from 1975. First off you dont work at Kodak, second those department changes have nothing to do with you or your company and thirdly its not 1975.
With that being said the whole Bible is written to different people with different instructions for different ages and at different periods of time. Imagine if you were to take 2 different employee handbooks from 2 different companies written 20 years apart and tried to make them one operational manual for a workforce..LOL it would not make any sense and would be rife with errors and contradictions that would make no sense to the reader rendering it useless.

So lets Get this party started 🙂
There is 1 main division in scripture that is universally accepted “The old and new Testaments”
What most people don’t realize and most churches do not teach is that there are more divisions in scripture which can lead to unbelievable confusion if not pointed out. The fact that most people have no idea how and where the divisions are is what causes the massive confusion and shear volume of different belief systems.
Mar_12:24 And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?

So what other divisions could there possibly be?
The Bible is a library of sixty-six different books written in different languages (Hebrew, Caldean and Greek, Finally In English the latter predominate language of the Earthly population), written in various countries (Judea, Babylon, Asia Minor, Greece and Italy), written in various times during a period stretching over about fifteen hundred years and with an intermission of about 400 years, written by forty different authors, written to Jews and Gentiles Ultimately written to the whole world.

OK so what makes me Think I know where these divisions are? WELL, I actually read my Bible DO YOU?
God is not the Author of confusion and wrote that book to be understood by the common Man, SO I READ IT.
1Co_14:33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.

The divisions in the New Testament are as follows.
The new testament is comprised of 27 different books
13 books written to the nation of Israel ;
Mathew, Mark, Luke, John, Hebrews, James, 1Peter 2nd Peter 1st John 2nd John 3rd John, Jude, Revelation
13 books Written by the 13th Apostle To the Gentiles and Jews:
Romans, 1st Corinthians, 2nd Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1st Thessalonians, 2nd Thessalonians, 1st Timothy, 2nd Timothy, Titus, Philemon.
One Transitional Book that lays out the change of administration or Dispensation
The main cause of confusion in the current age or Dispensation of Grace is the mixing of scriptures that apply to Israel with scriptures written to You and I, GENTILES.
These divisions are actually clearly identified in the scriptures.
Here are Some examples of Who was sent to who and with what message.

Jesus Mission And Message And Instruction to the 12 apostles was to go to the Jews and Preach The Kingdom:
Mat 10:5 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not:
Mat 10:6 But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
Mat 10:7 And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Mat_15:24 But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Jesus Mission And Message And Instruction to (The 13th Apostle) Paul was to Preach The Dispensation Of The Age Of Grace to the Gentiles:
Act 22:21 And he said unto me, Depart: for I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.
Rom_11:13 For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office:
Gal_2:2 And I went up by revelation, and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them which were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain.
Eph_3:8 Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;

YES THERE WAS MORE THAN 12 APOSTLES. Paul Was The 13th Apostle Named in Scripture to carry out the commission set forth by Jesus Christ to the World.
How can I prove that? Well Judas was among the 12 , Betrayed Jesus and was replaced in Acts. In order to be numbered with the 12 you needed to be an eye witness of Jesus Christ while He Was Alive

Act 1:21 Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,
Act 1:22 Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.

Act 1:16 Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus.
Act 1:17 For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry.

Act 1:23 And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.
Act 1:24 And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,
Act 1:25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.
Act 1:26 And they gave forth their lots; and the lot fell upon Matthias; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles. (11+1 =12 folks)

HERE are some scriptures that can get you confused if you mix the message and the audience up:

JAMES Speaking to Jewish Kingdom believers
Jas_2:17 Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.
Jas_2:18 Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.

The Apostle Paul Speaking to Christians in the Age Of Grace
Rom_4:6 Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,
Tit_3:5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

HOW DO I KNOW OTHER THAN THE obvious difference in the scripture above who they are written to?
Read the salutations in the letters that establish the audience for the message:
The Book of James is written to the 12 tribes of Israel:
Jas 1:1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.
The Book of Romans was written by Paul (the apostle to the Gentiles REMEMBER) the church at Rome A Gentile nation.
Rom 1:7 To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

And in case some of your were wondering about Jews and gentiles in both audiences . YES there were Jews and gentiles in both. So how do you apply Jewish kingdom scriptures to a Gentile believer in the a Jewish audience? Simple.
A Gentile believer that practiced Judaism was called a Proselyte.
A Proselyte was a Gentile who has converted to Judaism, is bound to all the doctrines and precepts of the Jewish economy, and is considered a full member of the Jewish people.
Act_2:10 Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes,
Act_13:43 Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the grace of God.
What about a Jew that was in Paul’s Audience.

Well they are considered members of the Body Of Christ (Co_12:27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular) part of the One New Man.
After the Change in Dispensation (RULES) God Knocked down the Barrier between Jew and Greek that separated us from the Promises given to Israel. Making us All One In Christ.
Gal_3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
Eph 2:11 Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;
Eph 2:12 That at that time 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:
Eph 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
Eph 2:14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
Eph 2:15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;
Eph 2:16 And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:
Eph 2:17 And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
Eph 2:18 For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.
Eph 2:19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God

The biggest problem with all of this is when People, Preachers, Priests and (Know-It-Alls) get a hold of passages that don’t agree with each other and instead of determining why, they Spiritualize the passage.

They literally will tell you that it means “this or that” instead of what it actually says.
The Bible is written LITERALLY not Allegorically or open to private interpretation. When Jesus speaks in parables or allegories He actually declares it FIRST so you know whats coming.
2Pe_1:20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
Mat_13:53 And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these parables, he departed thence


Imagine for a moment that everything you know about something you were taught all of your life is totally wrong. Well when I first read some of the things I am about to share I was no less amazed than you are about to be.. I mean how can something as age old and timeless as Christianity and the general view of it by most people be in complete contrast to what is said in the actual Bible? (well have you ever actually read A BIBLE?) probably not, but you remember what you were told.

Here some examples:
Religion and most Churches will say the following about Salvation in the present age:
A) Keep the 10 commandments of the law for atonement and forgiveness of sin:
B) Rom_3:20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Rom_3:28 Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.
Gal_5:4 Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace.
So who are you going to believe? (Religious Tradition or Scripture)

(I am not implying you shouldn’t try to honor and keep the 10 commandments. I am saying that it cannot atone for your sins in this current dispensation according to scripture)

A) Do good works Keep the Golden rule and love thy neighbor
B) Eph 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Eph 2:9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Rom_12:18 If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
So who are you going to believe? (Religious Tradition or Scripture)

A) Confess your sins to a priest or a bishop that you call Father and your sins will be forgiven
B) Mat_23:9 And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
1Jn_1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Mar_2:7 Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?

Eph_1:7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

1Ti_2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
So who are you going to believe? (Religious Tradition or Scripture)

A) Preachers and preists shouldnt be married and we should not eat meat on Friday
B) 1Ti 4:1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
1Ti 4:2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;
1Ti 4:3 Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.
1Ti 4:4 For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving:
So who are you going to believe? (Religious Tradition or Scripture)


A) Say 20 Hail Marys and 10 Our Fathers with Repetition and your Sins will be absolved


B) Mat_6:7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

So who are you going to believe? (Religious Tradition or Scripture)

A) There are many paths to God and we will all find our own way
B) Act_4:12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
Mat_7:14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
So who are you going to believe? (Religious Tradition or Scripture)

A) Keep the Law, Join Their Church, Confess To a Preist, Take Communion, Love Your Neighbor, Give Money, The power of Positive thinking, Try not to sin, blahh blahh blahh blahh
B) Rom 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
Rom 10:10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Rom 10:11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
Rom 10:12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
Rom 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

So who are you going to believe? (Religious Tradition or Scripture)

I BELIEVE IN THE AUTHORITY OF SCRIPTURE NOT THE MEN AND INSTITUTIONS DISHING IT OUT..Most churches will never let you or encourage you to touch a bible. They want to keep you in bondage and fear which is the exact opposite of what scripture teaches. Jesus Christ PAID FOR ALL OF IT FOR YOU !!!! ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS BELIEVE AND HE WILL DO THE REST….Stop listening and start learning. You can get a King James Bible At the Dollar Store so you will literally be without excuse on judgment day…….

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I firmly believe that the end of this world as we know it is upon us and the next big event in the prophetic timeline is the Rapture of the Saints in the Body Of Christ as outlined in scripture:

1Co_15:52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.


Here is a powerful video explaining in Detail of this event

God Bless
Mike Rizzo SR

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