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May - June, 2012

     "There are many precious truths contained in the Word of God, but it is 'PRESENT TRUTH' that the flock needs now." Early Writings, p 63.

Elder: robert sessler
E-mail address:  lightmin@terragon.com


     In the first part of this series on Hell, Death, and the Afterlife we learned that the Babylonians, whose religious beliefs began along with the formation of the tower of Babel just after the flood, believed that when a person died, they did not simply rest in the grave, but their immortal spirit went down to a subterranean retreat called Hell.  Hell to them was a place of darkness, shadows, horror; a place which was ruled over by the god of fire and destruction and his brutal wife; and was a place where hideous looking demons could sadistically assault and torture the living dead at any time.
     We also discovered that this particular Babylonian and pagan concept of Hell was also adopted by the Roman Catholic church, who then spread it throughout the centuries until most all other churches of Christendom believe this Babylonian and pagan doctrine today.
     We further learned that the hell of the Bible does not mean such a fiery place deep beneath the earth where the immortal dead are supposedly tortured.  But both the Old Testament and New Testament clearly teach that hell simply means a place underneath the surface of the earth where those who have experienced death rest in their graves.

     In the second part of this series, we learned that death is similar to being asleep, only that there is no consciousness after we are dead.  So we have no thoughts, memories  or other mental processes while in the grave; we do not see or praise the Lord, nor do we see our loved ones, or enemies, or any other being, after we die.  We also do not go to heaven or hell after we die, but simply rest in the grave.  This is because all mankind is mortal, and therefore do not possess any immortal spark or immortal soul or spirit.
     With this true Biblical understanding we also discovered that all supposed ghosts or spirits of the dead or other apparitions cannot be the actual dead person’s spirit, but are nothing more than evil spirits of the Devil pretending to be the dead come back to life.
     Then we learned that it is only through Jesus Christ that eternal life can be found for any repentant human being, and thus we no longer need to be afraid of death if we have accepted Jesus as our Lord God and Saviour.
     But this truth of there being a chance for life after death through Christ is a great comfort and blessing for those who are still alive, but what about those who have already died?  Will those who have already passed away or fallen asleep and are now resting in their graves ever be brought back to life again – including those who had rejected Christ?

     The question about whether there is really life after death has been pondered by multitudes over the millennia. The desire to know the answer has led many far and wide in searching for the truth. Especially can this desire burn in the hearts of those who are grieving over the loss of loved ones. But where can they go to find the answer, knowing for certain that it is the truth, and thus find the lasting comfort they long so much to have?
     The Apostle Paul, in 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18, describes a time when the dead will really be with the Lord, and then he concludes as follows, “Wherefore comfort one another with these words.” So it is by looking in God’s inspired Scripture that all who have lost loved ones can find lasting and true comfort because it is there revealed that there will indeed be life after death.
     In fact, in 1 Corinthians 15:12-13 we are told that if there is no such thing as life after death, then Jesus could not have been raised from the dead. So the very fact that God raised up Jesus from the tomb is our assurance that we also will be raised if we should die! “Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus...” (2 Corinthians 4:14). So there will be life after death because of a coming resurrection, and Jesus Christ being raised from the dead was proof of this fact.

     But for what purpose does the resurrection serve?
     “For if the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised: And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.” 1 Corinthians 15:18-19.

     Or in other words, without the resurrection, the dead in Christ will perish. And if we hope for reward only in this life, then we are of all men most miserable and pitiable. We may as well eat, drink, and enjoy life because only death ultimately faces us. This is exactly what the Humanists believe today.
     But Paul goes on to tell us in 1 Corinthians 15:58:
     “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the word of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.”

     Or in other words, the fact that we will be raised is what assures us our labor for the Lord is not in vain. If there is no resurrection, why steadfastly abound in the Lord's work? But since there is a resurrection, then even death cannot prevent our reward being granted us. In fact, if there is no reward after death, then there is no real justice!
     Many good people suffer in this life just as much or more than evil people. Many wicked people prosper in this life far above righteous people. Many criminals and sinners are neither caught nor punished. So justice demands a resurrection so the righteous may ultimately be rewarded, and the wicked can be ultimately punished. Thus the resurrection serves as a day of reward!
     Jesus assures us all:
     “Thou shalt be recompensed (rewarded) at the resurrection of the just.” Luke 14:14.

     “For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.” Matthew 16:27.

     In simple, plain language Jesus declared that no one would be rewarded until the resurrection takes place at His second coming. This means that none of the righteous dead have yet been rewarded with heaven. All are still waiting in their graves for the judgement and the end of the world. In fact, almost the last words of the Bible confirm this truth:
     “And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his works shall be.” Revelation 22:12.

     So we can understand that the righteous will be given their reward at the second coming of Christ. But what about the wicked? When will they receive their reward for all their sins?
     “The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgement to be punished.” 2 Peter 2:9.
     So the wicked are reserved somewhere until the day of judgement. But where are they reserved?
     “Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.” John 5:28-29.

     Jesus made it exceedingly plain that all the dead would be reserved in their graves until called forth in the resurrection to receive their reward of either eternal life or eternal damnation. And, you know, the Bible makes perfect sense!
     Obviously no one can receive either eternal life or punishment and damnation until after they are judged worthy of receiving such a reward. Justice demands that this be done. Therefore each and every one of us are judgment bound, and we will be judged according to our works!
     “...it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.” Hebrews 9:27.

     “For we all must appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.” 2 Corinthians 5:10.

     “Let us here the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.” Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 (see also Matthew 25:31-46.)

     The wonderful message of the Bible is that both good and bad dead people are sleeping in their graves until resurrection day. At that time they are brought forth to face the judgement, and receive either punishments or rewards according to their deeds.
     Now consider how confusing it would be if rewards and punishments were now being applied to the dead. What purpose would be served by the resurrection? Obviously each soul would already have a determined fate, and the idea of some final judgement would be totally meaningless. But in plain and simple language, the Bible clearly reveals that all the dead are resting in their graves until the judgment occurs and their rewards figured out to be given them at the resurrection.
     As we can see that there will be two different kinds of rewards – eternal life or eternal death, so there will be two different resurrections.
     “...there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.” Acts 24:15.

     Now, which resurrection occurs first?
     “For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.” 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 (see also 1 Corinthians 15:51-53; John 14:1-3; Matthew 24:30-31).

     So the righteous dead are raised up to life first, and together with those righteous living on the earth, who have already been changed from mortal to immortality, are both caught up in the air to be forever more with Jesus.
     But what happens to those on the earth who do not go up to be with Jesus in the clouds?
     “And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power.” 2 Thessalonians 1:7-9.

     “...whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved...but had pleasure in unrighteousness.” 2 Thessalonians 2:8-12.

     “And the slain of the LORD shall be at that day from one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth: they shall not be lamented, neither gathered, nor buried; they shall be dung upon the ground.” Jeremiah 25:33.

     So when Christ comes, the first resurrection occurs and all the righteous dead are raised to life to receive their reward of immortality, and then together with the righteous living are taken to heaven. But all the wicked living on the earth will be slain by the brightness of His coming. Thus the earth will be left littered with the bodies of the wicked dead whose corpses will be feasted on by scavenger birds until no flesh is left of them (see Revelation 6:14-17, 19:11-18). Yet even these scavengers will eventually run out of food and will die, thus leaving the earth completely desolate (see Jeremiah 4:23-27; Isaiah 24:1,3).
     Now how long is the earth to remain completely empty and desolate?
     “But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished...” Revelation 20:5.

     The Bible plainly declares that after Christ comes and the first resurrection takes place, there will be a period of 1000 years, and that none of the wicked will be resurrected back to life until after 1000 years are over! But is there anything living on the earth all through these 1000 years? Yes!
     The Devil or Satan or Lucifer is bound upon this desolate earth during these 1000 years, and he cannot escape! (See Revelation 20:2-3). How ironic, that this mighty tempter and deceiver of the earth’s inhabitants throughout some 6000 years of history is now left completely alone with absolutely no one to tempt! During these 1000 years, he will have plenty of time to think, and also to view all the destruction which he is responsible for.
     But what will the righteous be doing in heaven with Christ for these 1000 years? As priests and kings they will be reviewing all the cases of the wicked dead – including the wicked angels and Lucifer, and in unison with Christ, will pass judgment upon all the wicked so they can receive their just reward after the second resurrection takes place (see Revelation 20:6, 4; 1 Corinthians 6:2-3).

     So the word of God has plainly shown us in truth what is soon to take place. But this is quite a different picture from what is loudly portrayed by the majority of the preachers today! Through various doctrines of devils which are being advocated from the pulpits, book stores, and even in the theaters, such as the Rapture Theory, many have be deceived into believing that after Christ comes there will be a 1000 year period of His rule on earth where the unsaved will have a second chance at salvation! (For a complete study on this, please read our tract on “The Secret Rapture”). But the Bible of truth reveals a completely different picture, and many are now faced with having to choose between following the word of God, or continuing to follow the cunning lies of men!
     The fact of the matter is, there will be no second chance of salvation! There is no second probation!
     “Now is the day of salvation.” 2 Corinthians 6:2.

     “Today if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.” Hebrews 4:7.

     This means that today is the day of our salvation, because tomorrow may be too late!

     Now for those of us who have lost loved ones, God gives the following for our comfort and solace:
     “But I would not have you be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.” 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

     Here is a perfect picture of true comfort. Paul describes the coming of Jesus and the resurrection of the saints as being the only manner and means of our loved ones being with the Lord, and thus all other ideas are excluded. Then he tells us to “comfort one another with these words.”
     If you think about it, there really is no comfort in the belief that some invisible, disembodied spirit-entity leaves the body at death to either be punished or rewarded. Is it really comforting to believe that unsaved dead relatives are now suffering the torment of unquenchable fire? Is there solace believing that dead loved ones are looking down from heaven upon the heart-breaking circumstances occurring to those left behind? No wonder Paul was so specific in describing that the second advent of Jesus and the resurrection are the only ways anyone can be with the Lord after death, and this is really the only true way to be comforted.

     All the dead will rise to face the great decrees of the judgement. Whether they went to sleep thousands of years ago, or just five minutes before Jesus appears.  The actual time they were dead will seem to them as only a fraction of a second – just like being asleep.
     “For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming. Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power. For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet. The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” 1 Corinthians 15:21-26.

     Or in other words, Jesus will reign until He defeats the last enemy, which is death. Death entered because Satan seduced Adam and Eve to sin, and Christ's ultimate victory will occur when He defeats this last remaining enemy. Then “death will be swallowed up in victory” (1 Corinthians 15:54). And what will the resurrected righteous then say?
     “O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?” 1 Corinthians 15:55.

     This glorious hope of life after death is only made possible by our Lord and “Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel” (2 Timothy 1:10). And very soon, death itself will die by being cast into the lake of fire (Revelation 20:14) to nevermore afflict the children of men!
     So there is indeed hope of life after death – but only through Jesus Christ.
     “Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die.” John 11:25-26.

     Jesus is the only way any of us can have life after death. Not Buddha, Christna, Mohammad, Maitreya, or any other spiritualistic medium or shaman can grant you eternal life. And neither can any pope, priest, minister, elder, teacher, nor church grant you eternal life either! Life after death can only be found through Jesus Christ, and if we should reject Jesus Christ as our Saviour, or if after accepting Him we choose to deny and walk away from Him, then we are eternally lost!
     So if you have not given your heart to follow Jesus, do so now! Tomorrow may be too late! If you haven’t given your heart to follow the truth as it is in Jesus, do so now! Don’t be one of those who are deceived and lost because you refused to follow Bible truth and kept following false doctrines instead. Today, right now, determine to follow Christ and Bible truth regardless of the cost. Isn’t Christ worth it? His death made the promise of eternal life to all who accept Him a reality! Don’t let it be said that Jesus Christ died in vain for you! Accept Him now, and you will then have a firm and never failing hope of life after death!


     TRUE CHURCH WEBSITE: The Lord is continuing to bless our TrueChurchofGod.info website.  In the month of March we had 14,360 hits, which were generated by 2,066 visitors.  In these Visitor Sessions, 6,201 documents of Present Truth were viewed, and over 826 million bytes of information were downloaded.
     In the month of April we had 13,757 hits, which were generated by 2,282 visitors.  In these Visitor Sessions, 5,621 documents of Present Truth were viewed, and over 648 million bytes of information were downloaded.
     So for these past 2 months, over 1.47 billion bytes of information were downloaded from our Gospel Truth website by over 4,300 visitors!

     LTBL MINISTRIES WEBSITE: The Lord is also abundantly blessing our LightMinistries.com website!  In the month of March we had 135,336 hits, which were generated by 22,988 visitors.  In these Visitor Sessions, 37,281 documents of Present Truth were viewed, and over 17.85 billion bytes of information were downloaded.
     In the month of April we had 128,247 hits, which were generated by 20,780 visitors.  In these Visitor Sessions, 39,707 documents of Present Truth were viewed, and over 25.59 billion bytes of information were downloaded.
     So for these past 2 months, over 43.44 billion bytes of information were downloaded from our Gospel Truth website by over 43,700 visitors! MAY GOD'S HOLY NAME BE INDEED PRAISED!!

     SPANISH BIBLE STUDIES: We have our Bible Study Lessons translated into Spanish and available on-line for any Spanish speaking people who are interested in learning more of what the Bible teaches.  The actual link to these important studies is: http://www.lightministries.com/id1875.htm

     NEW TRACT: Our newest tract soon to be published is titled “The Righteousness of Christ”.  It will soon be available in print, as well as being on-line for free reading and download.  This tract brings before the reader the glorious subject of the righteousness of Christ, and what steps are necessary in order to obtain this precious gift for yourself. This tract is written strictly from the Bible, and thus would be an excellent evangelistic tool in reaching out to the world with this precious and life saving truth about the righteousness of Jesus Christ which He paid the ultimate price to be able to bestow as a free gift to all of mankind.  If you would  like to have a complementary copy of this tract, please write us.

     TO OUR SUPPORTERS: Please know that "Let There Be Light" Ministries is not using your support to build itself up into a kingdom, nor are we trying to acquire expensive video, TV or shortwave facilities.  But we are trying to spread the truth as quickly and economically as possible.  Please also know that you have played an important part in helping spread the Present Truth into various parts of this world, including through the printed page, through the living full-time workers and ministers we sponsor, and also through our Web Sites on the internet.  This is how the Loud Cry of the third angel will be spread, and is now being spread!  If the Lord impresses you to help in these endeavors, your donations and prayers will be greatly appreciated, and not just by this Ministry.  MAY GOD RICHLY BLESS YOU!


     "Let There Be Light" Ministries is committed to the spreading of the full present truth gospel message worldwide, and has been doing so since 1986.  This Ministry has operating expenses covering the areas of: printing, publishing, and writing of present truth books, booklets, tracts, and other literature; DVD, video and audio taping, production, and distribution; supporting several ministers and workers in foreign Countries; mail order – both domestic and foreign; traveling to hold meetings – both locally, nationally, and internationally; answering correspondence and questions regarding the message of truth; offering National and International Bible studies; sending free present truth literature to contacts in many poor Countries; etc.
     Your gracious prayers and support is greatly appreciated and needed.  Without the Lord's guidance, blessings, and your support, this Ministry could not continue to reach out worldwide with the precious message of Revelation 14:6-12 & 18:1-5.

     May our God and Saviour continue to lead and guide all those who have helped us reach souls who sit in darkness with the precious light of gospel truth.  May our supporters remember that they share in each and every soul who has been reached by this Ministry and converted to the Lord and His present truth!


     We are currently supporting several workers in many different Countries on a monthly basis.  We check into the economy of each area and supply a base support which is adequate depending on their situation, but not extravagant.  This base support is to ensure that the monthly needs of each worker and family is met for that month so that the worker may devote full time to the ministry work.  In addition to this, we are sending extra materials for evangelism, and money for printing, publishing, holding meetings, traveling, and other necessary areas in spreading the Present Truth in their Country.  And as the work extends, especially will the expenses for evangelism expand.  Whatever you can send to help in this necessary and vital area is greatly appreciated.
     The work of spreading God's present truth is not to be limited, but must extend world-wide to every nation, kindred, tongue, and people before our Saviour can come (Matthew 24:14).  What better way of spreading the Present Truth Gospel than by having workers who speak the native language, who reside in that particular Country, who can live and preach the truth, visit the interests in their homes, and spread the printed truth translated into their native language!
     "Our publications should be printed in other languages, that foreign nations may be reached.  Much can be done through the medium of the press, but still more can be accomplished if the influence of the living preacher goes with our publications....The Lord has moved upon men of other tongues and has brought them under the influence of the truth, that they might be qualified to labor in His cause." Testimonies, vol 3, p 204-205.

     Please financially help us to continue supporting our current ministers and workers on a consistent basis, so that the spreading of the truth will not be interrupted but can quickly lighten this dark world with the glory of God.

     "Every opportunity should be improved to extend the truth to other nations.  This will be attended with considerable expense, but expense should in no case hinder the performance of this work.  Means are of value only as they are used to advance the interest of the kingdom of God.  The Lord has lent men means for this very purpose, to use in sending the truth to their fellow men."  Testimonies, vol 3, p 208.


FIJI Islands:
     M Printing and mailing expenses for booklets and tracts to Fiji.
     M Printing of booklets and tracts in Fiji.
     M Mailing cartons of KJV Bibles and Spirit of Prophecy books.

KENYA, East Africa:
M Printing and mailing expenses for booklets and tracts to Kenya.
     M Printing of booklets and tracts in Kenya.
     M Projector, screen, and evangelistic film for non-SDA outreach.
     M Mailing cartons of KJV Bibles and Spirit of Prophecy books.
     M Purchase of printing machine to aid in publication of present truth--$3,500.

M Printing and mailing expenses for booklets and tracts to PNG.
     M Printing of booklets and tracts in PNG.
     M Mailing cartons of KJV Bibles and Spirit of Prophecy books.
     M Used SOP books.
     M Clothes to pass out to naked villagers.

M Mailing cartons of KJV Bibles and Spirit of Prophecy books.
     M Printing of booklets and tracts in Philippines.
     M Printing and mailing expenses for booklets and tracts to Philippines.
     M Printing 100,000 tracts in Philippines--$1,450.

UGANDA, East Africa:
M Monthly operating expenses for the publication work already established there.
     M Mailing cartons of KJV Bibles and Spirit of Prophecy books.

ZAMBIA, Central Africa:
M Monthly operating expenses for the publication work already established there.
     M Start up costs to open a Health Center and Herbal Store--$6,000.
     M Donations of any amount to help with construction of a home–$12,000 total cost.
     M Mailing cartons of KJV Bibles and Spirit of Prophecy books.
     M Donations of any amount to help purchase a vehicle–$6,000 total cost.

M Printing and mailing expenses for booklets and tracts to Zimbabwe.
     M Printing of booklets and tracts in Zimbabwe.
     M Donations of any amount to help with construction of a home–$12,000 total cost.
     M Mailing cartons of KJV Bibles and Spirit of Prophecy books.
     M Donations of any amount to help purchase a vehicle–$6,000 total cost.

     Please be sure to mark all donated monies for any of the above Ministry or Foreign Mission needs.  100% of all donated monies will go where specified.  Unspecified donations will go where needed.  Thank you very much for making this evangelistic work possible, and may God's richest blessings attend you and yours.


(Combination of two letters) Dear Robert Sessler,
     Many Christian greetings from Tanzania. I received your e-mail yesterday. Thank you for your encouragement. This case has come at the right time. I have been hunting for such a golden opportunity since January of last year (2011). I wrote informing you that we had an evangelistic meeting near the city of ____ in early January, 2011. The meeting ended with harassment from the police authorities. After one week of preaching, all pastors and priests from different denominations became friends and went to ask for assistance from the police authorities. After being called and told to water down our messages, we refused. The meeting ended since the government had issued the permission which could not be changed. However, we are hated to death. Our message is clear cutting and the majority of these denominations do not want it.
     Dear Sessler, from that time we have been selling books and conducting in-house meetings. In September we had another big meeting in the Western part of Tanzania (____). The results were wonderful. However, the SDA Church leaders, there, were not happy since we had exposed their apostasies. Since October 2011, they have been conspiring to stop this movement which always steals their sheep. We had the first encounter at the police station in November 4, 2011. After attacking each other, the police authorities stopped the case as soon as they discovered that I could win and the SDA leadership had no ground for that case even though I told them that I was ready to go to the court of law. In January 9, 2012, they attempted again through the government leaders. I was put in the jail for 24 hours. However, I was released the next day. After the OCD went through the case; he stopped it before taking it to the court of law. He stated that it was just a matter of hatredness which he could not deal with and as such he had no ground to state in the court of law. To their amazement, he told them that there was no case. He gave me the hand of blessing to continue preaching the Present Truth in ____ region.
     Dear Sessler, in Mid-February conspired again and I am happy that now I can preach to the whole nation – Tanzania, in the court of law. I have a meagre income even for sustaining my life. I am sacrificing my time and energy so that the people all over Tanzania and even the surrounding countries may get the Present Truth. Preparing an evangelistic Meeting costs me a lot of money. This time, they have prepared it. I am trying to hide my plans because once I tell them of what I shall do in the court of law; they will bribe the judge(s) with a lot of money to cancel that case. I have also told the news reporters never to write anything concerning this case until March 20, 2012. For the first time, in Tanzania, the stones will speak. There are about 6 news reporters, from different mass media, who are eagerly waiting for that day so that they can sell their stuff. I am going to expose the SDA corruptions, not only here in Tanzania, but from the General Conference.
     Dear Robert Sessler, these SDA leaders are used to winning every case in America, Europe and Austraria but not this case. I am at peace even as of now. This case may be worse than the previous one at Worms – Martin Luther with the papists. My intention is to preach through news reporters and tarnish completely the image of the SDA Church here in Tanzania. I depend upon God and the news reporters. The court of law is full of bribes. However, I have confidence that with news reporters, the judges will be more careful. According to the constitution of Tanzania, there is no case. They cannot put me into the prison. I am sure that in the court of law I am going to divide the people of Tanzania into two camps – Christians and pagans. I cannot expose my plans. I only need more time to fast and pray. The evidences, I have told them that I shall give in the court of law. Although the police authorities have asked us to reconcile with the SDA leadership; we have refused. Only what we want to be settled is: Who has the real truth – SDAs or Reformers who have left the apostate SDA Church.
     Your prayers are highly appreciated. If I win this case, and I am sure to win; The SDAs will have lost their territory in East and Central Africa – more than 9 countries. They have brought this case but it will be for God’’s glory. "Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee……" (Psalms 76:10). Continue to supply me with more materials so that I may use them in this case....
     It is three days since I came back from a trip I had taken. I went to ____ city hoping that everything was finalized and mentioning of the case could take place in the court of law. It has been scheduled again on 23/4/2012. The accusers (SDA Union leadership) did not show up. It seems that after learning that I was among the accused, they are much worried that all the evil plans will be exposed to the ordinary church members which they fear much. We insisted to the police authorities to take the case to the court of law. However, they are still pleading with us to leave the case and forgive them. The General Conference Vice-President, Geoffrey Mbwana, was here last week and I know this man since we were teaching together in 1980s. He is an evil man and he might have told the union leaders to abandon this case since he is sure that if I am among the accused; then their evil plans will be open and that will lead the SDA Church to lose a lot of members.
     Dear Robert Sessler, I am waiting for that date – 23/4/2012. I know the SDA Church has bribed the police authorities to use whatever means, under their disposal, to cancel the case. It depends upon us – the accused since they are asking us to throw it and continue with our normal routine. It is hard. We want to settle this problem completely. Besides, we plan to use the court of law to alert the ordinary church members that the SDA Church is in apostasy.
Yours in the Blessed Hope, B.P., Tanzania, East Africa.

     For years now I have been researching all the new translations of the Bible, and am so sick of what they, "the devil and his crew" is doing to the Bibles.
     However yesterday I came across your website and was blown away with what I learned.
     Back in the mid to late 60's I had gone to Southern Missionary College to study to become a minister and my prayer was "Lord don't ever let me teach a lie". Well to make a long story short, things just wouldn’t work out for me to get into the studies. Instead I became the assistant manager of the market there on campus. Now I know why things were and they were [that way]. I would have been caught up in the ministry that would have me lying. "Praise His Holy Name" for His guidance.
     I am now 72 and beginning to preach at different churches now. I have exposed the SDA/Catholic song books, and one church is getting rid of them. Another is hinting at doing so also. As for exposing the "bibles” of the devil's handiwork, that sure stirs up a hornets nest real quick, since I call them “God’s trash and Satan’s treasure”.
     I know that puts me in danger with the Jesuits and the rest of those satanic followers, but I have God on my side, so I have nothing to fear. Being a former military man, I've been there before.
     So help me in any way you can with sermon material, and what ever else I need to be saying.
In the work of the Father, J.H., VA.

Let There Be Light Ministries...
     “God has called His church in this day as He called ancient Israel to stand as a light in the earth, by the mighty cleaver of truth, the message of the first, second, and third angels.  He has separated them from the churches and from the world to bring them into a sacred nearness to Himself....” Testimonies, vol 5, p 455-456.
     Pastor Bob Sessler, I haven’t heard from you in some time....So glad to hear you are still in the faith.  I don’t know what happened to any of the group that I was with then when I knew you.  Do you know what happened to any of them? I went on the road right after that in ‘84.
     Hope and pray all is going well with you all, and the Lord is blessing you abundantly in these last days, because Jesus is at the door, so we must get ready, get ready for His soon return.  I love you in Jesus Christ’s precious name.
Always and forever in Jesus Christ, T.M., AZ.



(Combination of 2 letters) Dear Bro Bob,
     3 John 2.
     I am sorry bro bob for not writing you for I have been so busy for my missionary work here and for preparing for our camp meeting here to be held here in our place this coming April 1-7. I'd been very busy also for few weeks in looking for a good place to be used as our camp site and preparing programs and plans for camp meeting. We are praying that God will bless and refreshed all our brethren this coming gathering. But though busy for this, we are still doing our schedule of visiting churches here in ____ area, doing house to house, giving encouragement and Bible studies and most of the time health lecture. Last Feb, we held our fellowship and meet all our brethren here in ____ and ____ Provinces. This coming March 22, thursday I'll be going to ____ in ____ and maybe in ____ to meet our brethren there and co-workers and to attend the workers meeting and then general council meeting. I included also in this trip the plan to meet and see Bro ____, to have time sharing with him and to give to him some of the Bibles that his group needs. Since we need also some Bibles here for our brethren here who still don’t have Bibles and for those people that we newly met that asked us to give them too, I just divided the funds for Bro ____'s group and some here. So we thank you for the help that you sent....
     I thank God for His goodness for the past months, for guiding us, taking care of my family, and keeping us safe always especially during our travel and doing His work. Thank God that He brought us home safe from our travel to ____ last end of March for attending the workers meeting there. There I met with other workers in God's vineyard and our other brethren there also. We talked there how to advance and progress His cause and settle some small issues that brought little annoyances to God's church. When I went there in ____, I purposely to meet also bro ____, the one that you recommended to me, so that I could meet and know him and have time sharing with him, and give to him the Bibles that they are requesting from you. I tried to communicate him before and while I was in travel, but sadly I never received any reply from him even up to now. But before we left ____, I told our brother there who is working also for the Lord in that area of bro ____ if he could be the one to meet him and work for him and his group, and he is willing to do that. But we never had an address or contact number of bro ____ that is why we had a hard time communicating to him.
     Anyway, last April 1-7, we held our camp meeting here in ____. Most of our known brethren here in ____ attended and only few didn't. We had also some of our brethren in ____ and ____ who came. Its been a great camp meeting, where we consecrated ourselves for the whole week with the Lord, where our minds drawn away from temporal things and directed to heavenly and sacred things. We had a long time studying the truth, reviewing our pillars of doctrine, having time for consecration and prayers. 13 souls decided to accept Christ through baptism and others renewed their vows through re-
baptism. I am happy and praise God that the guy that I am telling you, who has a tumor in His kidney, and the one that we'd been visiting and giving Bible study for months now, decided to be baptized and be a member of Christ church.
     You know bro bob, two weeks before that camp meeting, we never had found a place where we can held our camp meeting. Though we'd seen some possible site, but we got problems with the owners because they asked for expensive rentals. So we pray that the Lord will provide us a place with low rentals. And God has great plans for His cause. He gave us a great place here with low rentals than the place that we have seen before and more than anything else He directed us to that place because He has a faithful child in that place in the person of daughter of the owner. During that camp meeting, He touched the heart of this youth and she became interested to hear the truth. And now after that meeting she is already attending 2 Sabbaths with us, and is very zealous now in sharing the truth to others especially to his family. She is the one that is giving Bible study to her love ones. I really praise God, He has wonderful and great plan for His children. He led us in that place because He has this youth that He wants to be led to His fold and whom He can use for His cause. We thanked God for providing us all that we need in that camp meeting. We all went home blessed and refreshed.
     Till here for now bro Bob. May God continue to blessed each of us especially in doing His cause. May He continue to guide us in the unity of faith and get ready for His soon appearing. May God bless you, your family and all the brethren there.
In Christ, S.B., Philippines.


Dear Elder Sessler,
     Christian greetings from this way. I been sick. I could not easily stand [as] I would feel dizzy all the time I stand up. Only when in sitting position could feel better. I [was] tested and they [told me that] typhoid fever should have been cause of this health situation.
     I'm now better [and] I will get moving for I have missed many appointments or calls to different places.
     Wish you and ministry eternal blessings.
Yours in Christ Jesus, B.K., Uganda.


Dearest br. Bob,
     Greetings to you and all the brethren in faith.
     I appreciate for the support you sent and the donation to allow us buy some bibles.  I will be able to get 10 local bibles and 2 KJV bibles and then 5 local hymns.
     Thankyou, very much and may God bless you all.
B.M., Zambia.


Dear Elder Bob,
     Ephesians 6:21.
     I am once again pleased to update you that the little flock that remained after suffering that major shaking (shock) of our former brethren departing from us due to our belief in the organization issue, is slowly gaining strength to face the future. In the mean time, the church has so far arranged a revival meeting the first weekend of March. We have invited our scattered brethren throughout the whole of Zimbabwe field to meet at my place. We are also looking forward to partake of our Lord' supper.
     However, as for me I am currently suffering from a foot that was injured when I was returning from doing evangelistic work two weeks ago. The foot has so far taken a long time to heal, and therefore is cause for concern to my family as they are now suspecting that the foot may have been injured so badly that it may require the attention of the surgeon.
     I hope you are fine, as well as your family, and please keep remembering me in your prayers. We are also planning to have a soul winning effort in April and this surely will require a major financial assistance from you. Hope to hear from you soon, but keep looking up.
B.N., Zimbabwe.