Today’s Tweets

September 20, 2021

Those who gamble with the grace of God will lose the bet.

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The skill or art of Christian dialogue is to speak with grace, while not dancing around the truth.

What’s the point of speaking graciously if what you’re saying is false or dishonest?

That would be deceptive, smooth talking.

While, on the other hand, speaking the truth without grace is just as bad, as per 1 Cor. 13, and the clashing cymbals.

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Some random signs of Christian maturity:

  • You’re quick to forgive.
  • You pray for everyone you are in contact with.
  • Your conscience is more at peace than ever before.
  • The world has lost its attraction and pull on you.
  • You’re not in the least shocked or surprised by the state of the world.
  • You love the Lord more, now, than when you first believed.
  • You live a more victorious life over sin than ever before.
  • You have more genuine, inner joy than ever before.
  • You are less susceptible to distractions than before.
  • You’re wiser to know if you are being baited.
  • You are less impressed with anyone, including yourself, than previously.
  • You only want to do the will of God and faithfully finish the work He gave you.
  • You are more interested in Heaven and eternity than previously.
  • You eagerly look for the Lord’s return more than ever before.
  • You genuinely love to wait on the Lord.
  • You’re less interested in, or troubled by, people’s opinions of you.
  • You have more genuine love and care for people than before.
  • You have better control over your tongue than previously.

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“It has come to my attention that your educators are distributing essentially what is child pornography in the classroom…”

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You can’t do better than the Holy Spirit, or improve upon Him, so be led by Him.

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Is our world and God’s world two separate worlds?

As in the sentence, “Jack is living in his own world”.

Obviously, I’m not implying there is a separate world where God is not there.

The private world many people create and live in is their own world: a world without God.

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For genuine Christians, they don’t believe their feelings establish reality, because reality doesn’t hinge on how they feel – reality doesn’t change with how they feel, it doesn’t conform to our feelings, because genuine Christians believe in the reality of Christ regardless of their feelings, knowing that reality is reality, and it has nothing to do with fickle emotions.

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Not one religious figure in history has been able to save even one soul. They were not able to get even one person to Heaven. Nor could any of them save their own souls.

…Except for Jesus.

There’s a great multitude in Heaven today all because of Him.

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“Covid hysteria is greater in Democrat states/cities.”

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“Vaccine Bullying”

The latest form of abuse.

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The Good News/Gospel of Jesus Christ is the ultimate reality to cling to, because He is the ultimate reality.

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“It is foolish to preach a gospel of grace without repentance. There is no salvation without repentance. Jesus said, “Repent and believe the gospel” (Mark 1:15).”

“…Repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all nations…” (Luke 24:47)

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Seeing instances where anyone who disagrees with the Liberal narrative is falsely labeled “right wing”. This disingenuousness is a fundamental problem with that narrative.

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Some of my non-Christian friends might think Christianity means cathedrals, costumes, boring rituals…

Or, joyless, monotonous religious duties and obligations…

Or, dudes on TV flashing their pearly whites so you’ll throw some money at them…

But I ask you to open up the Bible to the New Testament and check if you can find any of these things in the life of Jesus, or in His disciples.

Jesus calls us to follow Him, and it is to Him all will one day give an account.

So, the rest is irrelevant.

Today’s Tweets

September 18, 2021

“These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.” (1 John 5:13)

John doesn’t tell people they have eternal life just because they identify as Christian. He is not giving his assurance to people who might not have assurance (As is so common today. Many are trying to reassure those who have no assurance).

What he does do, however, is give them the tools, the right questions to ask themselves, so each person can determine, themselves, whether they have eternal life.

There’s a set of questions we are to ask ourselves – a test.

Only if those questions are truthfully answered in the affirmative can we be sure we have eternal life.

For example:

“We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death.” (1 John 3:14)

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Sometimes we comment on topical issues simply because we have a sense of justice, and that sense comes from God.

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What is eternal life like?

“And I heard a loud voice from heaven saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people. God Himself will be with them and be their God.

And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”

Then He who sat on the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” And He said to me, “Write, for these words are true and faithful.” (Rev. 21:3-5)

In Christ’s eternal Kingdom there will be no crying, sorrow, pain or death because the CAUSE of these things will no longer exist – sin will no longer exist.

Scripture describes the ultimate utopian society, in the Kingdom of Christ.

It will be a society just as real as the present one, in a physical landscape, with real houses, real jobs to do, real friends.. life goes on.. FOREVER.

And yet everyone you meet in this society knows you and loves you. And you will know and love them.

An unkind word is never again heard, for all eternity.

For all eternity you will not encounter even one prideful or selfish person.

Such things will be ancient history.

Their memory only existing because the memory of Calvary will never be erased, for all eternity.

Christ Jesus, the King, will bear the scars for eternity, and this reminder will forever be before our eyes.

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Heaven is as hi-tech as you can get.

But YOU will be the hi-tech, you won’t need any devices.

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Self glory is the pathway to a meaningless life.

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Call and Response

A disciple is a responder to the call of the Lord Jesus Christ.

He calls, they respond to His call.

This is how they live their life, answering and responding to the call of God.

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Selective outrage is one of the inequities of this world.

It’s closely allied to selective morality.

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Do we understand how the Holy Spirit worked in the ministry of the Lord Jesus?

There was no program.

It was relational.

The Holy Spirit’s ministry was according to real encounters with people.

Jesus didn’t come and just deliver a stage-managed sermon to Israel and then go.

The ministry was fluid, based on whom He was meeting, encountering and dialoging with at the time.

But it wasn’t confusion. The Holy Spirit orchestrated everything, even though nothing was planned like a human program.

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A journey is one thing.

And a journey with God is another thing altogether.

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Read something about Governments suppressing effective treatments, fearing they will interrupt the vaccine rollout. That is, if people know they can treat themselves cheaply and effectively at home, then they will be less willing to get jabbed.

It’s a special kind of stupid.

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There is no “spiritual” apart from true faith in Jesus Christ.

Unless you count communing with evil spirits as “spiritual”?

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No one (except Jesus) chose to be born. Our existence was not our idea. But here we are, and we had nothing to do with it.

For me, it’s a profound thought to ponder, that only a few short years back I did not exist.

(But an even more profound thought is that I will live forever in Christ Jesus.)

Now, since we had nothing to do with our existence in the first place, doesn’t it seem fair and reasonable to cheerfully acknowledge and yield to God’s claim on your life?

In this light, how could His claim be unreasonable?

Christians believe their existence is God’s idea, before and above it being the idea of their parents.

The fact that Jesus Christ promised eternal life for His disciples should settle any questions one has about their existence.

You’re here, and you can have eternal life.

Life, itself, is a miracle and a profound mystery, and eternal life an even greater truth.

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The greatest thing the world has taught me is that it is nothing.

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Mandates are a step closer to a totalitarian state.

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After six thousand years of war it’s not realistic to think that wars will cease, considering human nature has not changed. It will be more of the same.

But Jesus Christ will return and put an end to war.

Until then, they are here to stay.

The people who start wars laugh at pacifists. If only they would cooperate, eh?

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“Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.” (1 Cor. 6:19-20)

Our bodies belong to God and not to us. We are stewards or caretakers of His property.

Everything of which our life consists was bought at a price: the redeeming death of God’s Son on the Cross.

Our mind, our tongue, our desires, thoughts, our strength and abilities: they all belong to God.

For us, it’s a glorious truth, but for the world, it’s an affront to man’s arrogance.

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Shine the light! ??

Shine the light of His word.

“Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.”

“The entrance of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.”

(Psalm 119:105, 130)

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“God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes on Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”

God so loved the world.

The world has not loved Him back.

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“You’re not forcing ME to take it!” That is, the jab.

Today’s Tweets

September 14, 2021

There’s nothing this world can give a disciple of Jesus because they don’t belong to this world, and live in another world.

Heaven is the real world.

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Many choose and prefer popularity rather than the stigma of identifying as a Christian – more interested in whether people like them than in what Jesus thinks about them.

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The presence of antibodies provides a degree of immunity, however, a strong immune system is the best defense.

This is the truth, and it’s almost totally ignored.

Why?

  • It doesn’t control people.
  • Big Gov and Big Pharma can’t profit from it.
  • Perhaps society is too dumbed down to understand it.

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Loveless correction does not correct, because the one giving the correction also needs correction.

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Left alone with your thoughts.

Is it just you and your thoughts?

Or, left alone with God?

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The love of Christ:

  • Constrains us
  • Moves us
  • Motivates us
  • Inspires us
  • Supports us
  • Corrects us
  • Guides us
  • Directs our thinking
  • Directs our actions
  • Defines our life
  • Makes us live
  • Defines our relationship to the world
  • Answers our questions
  • Removes our doubts
  • Gives us peace
  • Makes us confident
  • Causes us to overcome sin
  • Causes us to overcome the devil
  • Causes us to overcome the world
  • Causes us to love God
  • Causes us to love people

Etc…

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If you want to keep democracy from dying, ditch the voting machines and use paper ballots.

Democracy is a gift to be valued, so you wouldn’t want to be personally negligent in supporting it as you might regret that later if or when all your freedoms are taken from you.

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Oratory is nothing before God.

But it impresses people.

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“The meek shall inherit the earth”, Jesus said.

Just the opposite of how people presently inherit the earth.

And, how can they inherit the earth?

Because Jesus is returning to rule the earth.

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The God who made the trillions of stars lives inside the disciple of Jesus Christ.

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In the text below there are perhaps two possibilities:

a. They were Liberals and did not believe the sins they were practicing were actual sins.

b. They believed God’s grace would cover their unrepentant behavior.

Either way, they thought they were okay with God.

They are terrified to find out they never knew Jesus and were never saved.

“Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!’ (Matt. 7:22-23)

See: https://julieroys.com/george-barna-survey-biblical-worldview/

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Have you been to the Throne of Grace today?

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Who ever you are, Jesus Christ can give you a new life.

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Have more faith in answers to prayer than in what you can achieve on your own.

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No matter how cruel or evil the actions of people are, a true Christian desires they come to repentance and receive God’s mercy in Jesus Christ.

The Taliban disgust us. We can’t imagine how people could be so inhuman, and yet Christ died for them just the same. We would be inhuman if we didn’t desire they receive the same salvation which we have received.

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Our joy comes from Heaven, via the Holy Spirit sent from Heaven, and is manifest in this life we live in this world. It’s a joy which comes from Heaven, it doesn’t come from this world, but it enables us to overcome this world by faith, and keep our eyes on the Lord Jesus Christ, who will return from Heaven.

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The Holy Spirit is never threatened by someone using their brain.

And He never contributes to dumbing down.

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If you have the Holy Spirit, do you fully grasp the PURPOSE
the Father and the Son sent Him to dwell in you?

His mission, in being sent into us, is to take us to glory with Him, a transformed-into-the-likeness-of-the-Son people.

He came from Heaven. He will return to Heaven with us. We will be the fruit of His mission, for we, the Redeemed, are the purpose of His mission to earth.

From the first convictions we had about God, to our conversion and regeneration, to our empowering, to teaching us the scriptures, sanctification, encouragement and correction, love, joy and gifts… …He has been the agency through which the Father and the Son have done all this.

He is taking us to glory, therefore may we not grieve, quench or resist the HOLY Spirit, but live and walk in the Spirit.

“In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.” (Ephesians 1:13-14)

” …The love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.” (Rom. 5:5)

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If the va _______ ne works, why do va ______ nated people need to be, supposedly, protected from the unva _______ nated?

And, as both groups are equally able to transmit the vi _ us, what difference does it make who the vac _____ nated come into contact with?

I’m not anti – v _ x, I’m anti Mandate.

Today’s Tweets

September 10, 2021

Love is a gift from God.

And, once received, it is our joy and responsibility.

” …The love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.” (Rom. 5:5)

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“In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God.” – Bible

In whatever suffering or hardship we are enduring, there is still so much to thank God for.

I don’t want suffering to make me lose sight of how much abundant grace is showered upon me daily.

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Prayer is the extension of your faith, the voice of your faith, the expression of your faith, and a manifestation of your faith.

(Obviously, I’m referring to genuine prayer)

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Prayer was, and always is, God’s idea.

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Commented

What do you do with this statement:

“God told me to tell you!”

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The issue is, it is for the hearers to rightly discern by the word of God whether any message is from God.

At all times we need to discern whether God is speaking to us or whether its merely a message from man.

So, adding “God told me” , apart from being narcissistic, it discourages people from discerning, it’s as though they would be guilty if they did indeed test the message, because if God was speaking, how dare we question God?

So, it’s very manipulative.

So, encountering narcissism, manipulation, self glorifying, merchandizing… etc.. are all signs it is cultic.

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The person to whom God has freely imputed the righteousness of His Son loves and practices righteousness and hates evil, and doesn’t confuse the two.

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“…And they shall be all taught by God…” (John 6:46)

This is the best thing we can hope for in anyone, that they be taught by God, for, if so, they’ll be okay. This should be our prayer for folks.

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“…almost all biblical Christians tend to treat precedent as having normative authority to some degree or another.”

  • Fee & Stuart

(The precedents in the NT record have authority in themselves. If we ignore the precedents we ignore God’s authority to some extent. Much of church today totally ignores the precedents of NT church life and function)

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Commented

Jesus is returning bodily and physically as a Man. The Man who is God, and who has a glorified physical body, with the nail scars still showing.

He will sit in a physical temple in Jerusalem and rule this world for a thousand years.

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Commented

If Biden sends special forces in on a rescue mission then its a testament to his incompetence.

Leave them behind, then, find out that the voting public is not too happy about that, so quickly organize a rescue mission to rescue those you callously left behind?

So its highly unlikely he would embarrass his administration even more.

Its tragic but not surprising that the same admin which approves of murdering babies treats its citizens as expendable.

Appeasing Muslim voters in the US was surely a factor in Biden trusting the Taliban.

There must be many thousands of Muslim voters who support both Biden and the Taliban.

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Christian, how much has God, in His Son, forgiven you?

Can you estimate the magnitude of that forgiveness, personally, for you?

You might, to some degree, be aware that, all your life, you broke the commands of God and tread His laws contemptuously and defiantly under your feet.

Okay, with that degree of awareness, can you comprehend the magnitude of such forgiveness required to forgive such an exhaustive list of offenses and transgressions against God?

God’s forgiveness would be useless if it were in part. A partly forgiven person is no better off than the one who has found no forgiveness.

The only basis by which God can forgive our sins is that His Son, Jesus Christ, bore the penalty of those sins, which was death in our place, washing us from our sins in His own blood, the just for the unjust.

Therefore, as Christ’s work on the Cross is perfect and was accomplished in full, God’s forgiveness is perfect and in full. It can never be dispensed in measures, only in full.

“Blessed is the man to whom God will not impute sin.”

So, are you forgiven?

Or are you still guilty?

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What is the advantage for despotic governments to suppress information about effective and proven Covid treatments?

It draws the focus away from vaccination, and that would weaken their plans to gain more control over peoples personal lives.

If they promoted the treatments very few would die. This is proven.

But that is not an option because it means people won’t be controlled, and the pharmaceutical industry would lose.

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Are you just a skeleton covered with meat, or is there more to you than that? Do you have a soul? Do you have a spirit?

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Bible prophecy warns us things are going to get a lot harder for real Christians. I’m glad for the warning.

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“REMEMBER: 97% of scientists agree with whoever is funding them!”

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You would think that if a person is a Christian they would believe everything Jesus said, be captivated, joyful and excited by what He said, and act upon it?

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Me – “Church should be along the guidelines of the New Testament example and pattern.”

Institutional pastor – “And do you think you follow the New Testament pattern and we don’t? Do you think you are better than us?”

Me – “How does what I do, or don’t do, have any bearing on what you believe and do? I’m asking you to follow the New Testament pattern, not me. It has nothing to do with me.”

(The word of God does not stand or fall on what Christians do or don’t do. It does not rest on man. Man can neither add or subtract from its authority.)

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If Jesus Christ has given you eternal life, how could He be just part of your life?

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There are approximately 7 to 8 billion people alive right now.

Many are in desperate circumstances.

Some are all alone in this world.

Some are surrounded by people but still all alone.

Many are in deep pain, either physically, emotionally or spiritually.

But the Lord Jesus Christ sees every one of these folks – the forgotten people whom no one sees.

The Bible says He is near to the broken hearted.

If you are one of these, or even if you’re not, NOW IS YOUR TIME, for Jesus Christ is calling you to come to Him.

Jesus said, “Come to me all who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest”.

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If you know Jesus, no matter what happens, you can’t lose.

And the converse is also true.

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“Ridiculous rhetoric”

Describes so much of the spin we hear.

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Nature is God ‘right in your face’, so to speak.

But, no, nature is not God.

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The Holy Spirit who lives in a disciple of Christ is the same God who is seated in Heaven. There is only one God.

When the Holy Spirit teaches, convicts, instructs, comforts, encourages, warns or guides you, that is God the Father speaking from Heaven , through His Son, by His Spirit in you. It’s a message from Heaven, from another world, not of this world.

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Whatever you really need, ask the Father.

And we can also ask for our friends as well.

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“For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.”

(2 Corinthians 5:21)

Jesus took our place and suffered in our place.

And on this basis, by faith, we are accounted as having been crucified with Christ and risen with Him.

“knowing this, that our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin.” (Romans 6:6)

On this basis satan no longer has power over us.

To be freed from sin’s power is to be freed from satan’s power.

Jesus died for the sins of the whole world.

Satan can only have power over you while sin has power over you.

Only the new creation in Christ by the Holy Spirit – only this person has power over sin and is truly free.

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A suggested prayer, if this is what you want:

‘Father, please make me a man/woman of prayer. In Jesus name.’

If this is what we truly want, then it’s ours.

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Why does so much modern “worship” have an emphasis on creating an emotional state through cheesy, emotional, repetitive tunes?

Its designed to touch the emotions of the “worshiper”.

It’s great to get emotional about God, but not because you were manipulated into feeling a certain way by overtly emotional tunes.

It’s like a drug for people.

The truth makes me emotional, or stirs my deepest being.

Cheesy, pathetically bad music does not.

Actually…

The philosophy behind it is that cheesy songs attract Gods presence.

If you play the cheesy music, He will come.

Then… they interpret the manipulation of their emotions to mean that God’s presence has come into the building.

Then they are trapped on a treadmill.

They have to perform the ritual every time to get Him to come.

But the Gospel is the opposite.

The Gospel is Christ in you, 24/7.

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A “worship” where self is the theme must be a worship of oneself.

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Would really like to see a survey done on violent offenders in the US to see their political leaning.

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Concerning Paul:

“But the Lord said to him, “Go, for he is a chosen vessel of Mine to bear My name before Gentiles, kings, and the children of Israel. For I will show him how many things he must suffer for My name’s sake.” (Acts 9:15)

It truly sounds like God had a plan preprepared for Paul. A very precise plan. You just can’t walk in before kings and preach to them, but, if it’s God’s plan, yes, you can, and Paul did. And his sufferings, also, were integral to fulfilling that divine plan.

Paul also said that he must be obedient to the heavenly calling and be diligent to walk along that planned route, preplanned by God.

Are we different?

Do we follow anything we can imagine we want to do?

Or are we aware, like Paul, that God has already planned our route and we should seek His plan?

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Sometimes I look up at the stars and say, ‘This all belongs to my Father!’.

“Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all.” (1 Chronicles 29:11)

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Try to reconcile these two truths:

a. There are degrees of morality: some people are more wicked than others.

b. Even the most moral person has sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. That is, every person must bear the wages of their sin, which is death – separation from God. …Unless they believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and are redeemed by His grace.

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Quite a number of Christians are in survival mode, rather than being focused on fulfilling and finishing their ministry.

If we are about the Father’s business we need not be concerned about our survival.

This is what Jesus taught. “Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added to you”.

The early church was not survival focused, but focused on doing the will of the Father.

Refer to Matthew 25:24-30.

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Bible believers already know what will happen in the future, but they don’t know the timings of the prophetic events foretold in Scripture, so this is the tension: they know what will happen, but not when it happens, therefore, they keep pushing ahead by faith, resting in the knowledge that the times and seasons are in the Father’s hand.

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Commented:

It just doesn’t sound real to profess your love to someone when you have no idea who they are, and also no real inclination to know them in real life.

“My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.”

(1 John 3:18)

People living in unreality is the real pandemic.

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Someone writes, “Hell is merely Gehenna, a rubbish dump outside Jerusalem”.

Reply: That is where Hell got its name from.

In that rubbish dump the fire never went out.

This was demonstrative of the fact that the torment of Hellfire is a fire which never goes out.

Jesus said the fire which torments in Hell will never be extinguished (Mark 9:42-48).

Which underlines the urgency of His message.

So, don’t follow cult teachings.

Believe what the Lord Jesus Christ said.

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Today’s Tweets

September 5, 2021

Jesus paid it all on the Cross.

Now, what are you going to do with this information?

If you believe it to be a fact, what are the implications and ramifications for you?

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Jesus said, “When you see all these signs, Look up! for your redemption draws near”.

The natural tendency is to look around at everything going on and not look up to where the real business is going on.

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There is only one Father.

There is only one Lord Jesus Christ.

There is only one Holy Spirit.

The church universal is all the people who have this same, one and only, Holy Spirit in them.

It’s a people who share the same Spirit, and are in Christ.

And we need to understand it’s always been this way.

If you are truly born again, then the same Holy Spirit which descended onto the Son of God at His baptism, and the same Spirit which descended upon the disciples on the Day of Pentecost, and who dwelt in the Apostles and Prophets and all who live godly in Christ Jesus ever since, dwells in you.

The same Spirit which inspired the scriptures.

The same Spirit which blooded over the waters when the earth was created.

The same Spirit which raised Jesus Christ from the dead.

He dwells in the true believing saint, who is looking for the Lord’s return.

What is He doing in your life today?

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The people who truly love you, these are your treasure on the earth. Treasure them.

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Thank God He doesn’t require us to earn our salvation, otherwise we would have no chance.

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Are you what the Lord Jesus calls a “good and faithful servant”?

My guess is that the truly good and faithful servants won’t be self aware that they are good and faithful servants.

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True Christianity is salvation: to be saved, justified and sanctified, and salvation is, both, a belief, and a spiritual experience or encounter. Our faith is real, and, as well, the power of the Holy Spirit in us is real. Therefore, our salvation is not merely a belief we have.

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Self-importance suggests a person doesn’t walk with Jesus Christ.

Because only He is truly important.

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A woman can’t say that the human being in her womb is “her body”.

Therefore, she has no right to murder him or her.

An unborn baby is obviously a human being.

People have been brainwashed into believing otherwise.

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For the nominal or cultural Christian, their own ideas are more important to them than God’s word.

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Without God, would your life mean anything?

Because, if God doesn’t exist, then, what does your existence amount to?

It would mean you are here by accident, not purpose, and in a few short years you will cease to exist, and everything about you will be gone and forgotten, forever, because all who knew and loved you would also have ceased to exist, and time goes on, and it’s as if you never existed.

Is this the future you believe in?

Do you believe this to be true, or do you believe in the existence of God?

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There has always been immorality, but in times past it had shame attached to it and it was socially unacceptable. Things gradually changed so that it became socially acceptable, the shame removed, and it didn’t stop there, it developed to the point where it’s more than merely accepted, but the preferred and enlightened way of life, even to the extent that those who are not immoral are excluded and no longer fit into society.

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Wherever the Holy Spirit is, and in whomever He is dwelling, we can be sure He is building the Kingdom of Christ there.

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A note on Covetousness:

To covet wealth is to compromise and distort the truth of the Fatherhood of God, and our sonship.

Why wasn’t Jesus covetous?

“Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”” (Hebrews 13:5)

“Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God.”

(1 Corinthians 6:9-10)

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When it comes to standing by faith, facts are more important than feelings. Our faith rests on the facts concerning who the Lord Jesus Christ is, not on how we feel at any given point in time.

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Man’s greatest enemy is himself.

And man’s greatest friend is Jesus Christ.

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What Jesus understood about His Father, we should also understand, because we have the same Father.

What kind of father is He?

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Genuine faith in Jesus Christ is always in step with His word and Spirit.

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“I know and am convinced by the Lord Jesus that there is nothing unclean (no unclean food) of itself; but to him who considers anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean.” (Rom. 14:14)

So, some people are convinced that certain foods are unclean, but Jesus does not consider those foods to be unclean.

Their conscience is bound to something which is not true.

This tells us the conscience is fallible.

“But now after you have known God, or rather are known by God, how is it that you turn again to the weak and beggarly elements, to which you desire again to be in bondage?

You observe days and months and seasons and years.

I am afraid for you, lest I have labored for you in vain.”

(Galatians 4:9-11)

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It takes gradual, progressive and incremental social engineering to bring the masses to a point of blind faith in the government, and, ultimately, to an Orwellian state.

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No matter how evil something is, someone could write a speech which makes it sound quite okay.

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In leaving its citizens behind, the US Government is showing the same callousness it shows toward the unborn who are murdered in the womb.

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Wouldn’t we want our faith to be as real as the Lord is?

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Jesus came on the scene and announced, to a stunned audience, that God was His Father.

And then He said that if we believe on God’s Son we can also call God, our Father.

When God made mankind in His image He was taking on the role of Fatherhood.

He was already the Father to the Son from eternity.

Now, He was Father to creatures which He made, but special creatures because they bear the image of God, so He could call them His children.

And, then, the Son even came down from Heaven and became a Man.

So, God the Son became one of us, yet still remaining God.

He could become one of us because we bear the image of God.

Now, we are not to think of ourselves as children of the Father merely because we are creations of God.

This is because our sin cut us off from God.

But Jesus, the Son, reconciled us to the Father by suffering, shedding His blood, dying and rising again.

So, now we who believe are true children of the Father by virtue of being in the Son.

We are now sons if we are in the Son.

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The love of the Father is the love of a true Father.

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Morality is not a dirty word.

Ask, ‘Hey! What does God have to say about that in His word?”

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“By grace you are saved, through faith in Jesus Christ.”

This means, if you are saved it’s because Jesus Christ saved you.

Believing is sufficient because Jesus Christ is sufficient.

That is, if we truly believe He is sufficient to save us. For only then do we truly believe.

“You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble!” (James 2:19)

James is addressing superficial belief.

James is not suggesting that demons have true faith.

Whereas when the Lord Jesus promised that those who believe in Him have eternal life, He obviously meant TRUE FAITH, and not superficial believism.

True faith always produces a holy life.

Truly believing, as in the sense that the Lord Jesus used the word “believe”, such as, “whoever believes on me has eternal life”… in this sense, believing precedes doing the will of the Father. A person has no chance to do the will of the Father unless they first believe.

Believing is the CAUSE.

Doing God’s will is the EFFECT.

Cause and effect.

Refer to Romans 4.

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Current Stuff

August 29, 2021

Nutrition is FAR more important than vaccines.

As is exercise and fitness.

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Covid jab protection wanes within 6 months – UK researchers.

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“As the Aug. 31 evacuation deadline looms, millions of Afghans face the risk of starvation, disease, and human rights abuses.”

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Vaccine mandates are not based on hard science, but are purely a pretext and a means to a political end, which is to force everyone to have some form of universal ID by which each individual’s life and everything they do can be monitored and fully controlled by the government.

So, the success of this plan hinges on how many have blind faith in the government.

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“The vaccine debate really is not that complex. You either believe that the government should have full control of what is injected into you and your children, or you don’t. There are plenty of other things we can talk about, but the core is medical tyranny vs medical freedom.”

  • Dr Ben Tapper

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Interesting point of view:

“Vaccination is not about health, it’s about giving every world citizen a QR-CODE and a Covid-19 passport, in order to be able to control them. Vaccination is part of the Great Reset, initiated by the Partners of the World Economic Forum.”

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Woke ideology denies the basic human right or freedom of disagreeing with it.

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How come it’s “Biden’s fault” and not the fault of those who voted for him?

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The debacle in Afghanistan was partly caused by the naivety and rose colored glasses through which the Democrat party views Islam, as US Muslims support the Democrats. Biden has implied that the Taliban could be trusted to some extent. It’s dangerously naive.

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Tremendous results with Ivermectin, to prevent severity taken prior to infection, and to treat infection.

Ivermectin dosage:
0.2 to 0.4 milliliter per kilogram of body weight

Also: Vit D and Zinc

Today’s Tweets

August 29, 2021

You would think that with the wave of Liberalism engulfing Christendom that Legalists would also have been swept up by it, abandoning their legalism for the new “freedom” of redefining sin into something natural and good.

But, no, the legalistic demons don’t give up easily. The devil doesn’t care whether you are a Liberal or a Legalist, he’s got you either way.

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If you’ve served the Lord for many years and then start thinking, ‘What did I get out of it? What’s in it for me?’

The Lord might ask you, ‘What did you expect to gain for yourself by serving me?’.

It could then be time to actually begin serving Him, and no longer serve yourself.

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God is infinite.

The Psalmist asked Him,

‘What is man that you are mindful of him?’

Know that the infinite God is mindful of you.

Believe it, even if you find it hard to believe.

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Commented

Under grace, not under law.

Those who are born again and filled with the Spirit know how “it works”.

The Holy Spirit leads them to live a holy life.

But without the Holy Spirit you can’t live a holy life, no matter how much you try and keep the law.

The Holy Spirit EMPOWERS holiness.

The law, in itself, does not give us the power to fulfill it.

The purpose of the law is to show us we are sinners and need a Savior.

The law is powerless to set us free from sin.

Every legalist you meet is still bound by the power of sin.

Legalism doesn’t produce victory over sin.

So… we obtain the Holy Spirit and His power by grace, through faith in Jesus Christ.

“The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law.

But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

(1 Corinthians 15:56-57)

“What purpose then does the law serve? It was added because of transgressions, till the Seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was appointed through angels by the hand of a mediator.”

(Galatians 3:19)

“Now the purpose of the commandment is love from a pure heart, from a good conscience, and from sincere faith, from which some, having strayed, have turned aside to idle talk, desiring to be teachers of the law, understanding neither what they say nor the things which they affirm. But we know that the law is good if one uses it lawfully, knowing this: that the law is not made for a righteous person, but for the lawless and insubordinate, for the ungodly and for sinners, for the unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, for fornicators, for sodomites, for kidnappers, for liars, for perjurers, and if there is any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine, according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God which was committed to my trust.”

(1 Timothy 1:5-11)

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Every single thing that God has made is a marvel in itself.

Have a look around.

The wonders are there to produce wonder in us.

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The glory that people can give you is utterly worthless.

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Christ is all sufficient.

So, if you’re in Him, and He is in you, then you’re more than okay: you’re more than a conqueror.

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Wisdom is to understand what wisdom actually is: its importance, its purpose, and our need for it.

When we’re young we lack experience, so we tend to underestimate its value.

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Love for God can and should find expression in a hundred facets of how we lived this very day.

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The source and object of joy is Jesus Christ, Himself.

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“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.”

(Romans 8:28-30)

“All things work together for good” means God is ruling over all situations and circumstances, and ruling over the devil and his power.

His rule over everything does not mean He is the cause of evil, or makes people commit evil, but it means, concerning His elect, that God will work what happens for good, as He is able to do this, whether people have the faith to believe it or the understanding to comprehend it.

Every atom is held together by His word.

He is greater than anyone can possibly imagine.

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‘In God we trust’ has to be, in God ALONE we trust, and not hedge our bets. This honors Him.

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“And I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was committed to them. Then I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for their witness to Jesus and for the word of God, who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received his mark on their foreheads or on their hands. And they lived and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. But the rest of the dead did not live again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection. Over such the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years”

(Revelation 20:4-6)

This is proof the rapture and resurrection doesn’t happen until after the Beast is in power.

If the rapture and resurrection took place before the Beast comes, then there would need to be a second resurrection for these mentioned here who are martyred by the Beast.

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Eternity is a long time.

It’s a long time to be in Heaven.

And it’s a long time to be in Hell.

Eternity never ends.

The human soul is the real you, and the soul can’t cease to exist, so you can never cease to exist.

Be reconciled to God today through believing on the Lord Jesus Christ.

Let us fear God, and repent of our sins.

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Even if Republicans come back into power it doesn’t mean anything has changed regarding the sin of America and God’s judgment of it.

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The Left hates Larry Elder because he is living proof their narrative is false.

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We are what we are, in Christ, purely by the grace of God, and, if we sin it’s not because the grace of God failed us. We failed, not God. Jesus never loses sheep. If you sin and backslide it doesn’t prove you never knew Jesus or were never saved or never had the Holy Spirit. It doesn’t mean Jesus failed to keep His sheep. It means we have a choice every moment as to whom we will serve, and we can either surrender to the power and grace of the Holy Spirit, or resist the Spirit.

Reconcile these two truths:

  1. “But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all, yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.” (1 Cor. 15:10)
  2. “But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified.” (1 Cor. 9:27)

(By the way, “discipline my body” doesn’t mean self flagellation or asceticism. It means to be in control of the body’s demands)

The point is, self control, choice and responsibility can’t be abdicated to the grace of God. If we sin, we can’t say the grace of God was not sufficient to keep us from sinning, we are responsible for what we do or don’t do.

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We never know if someone is able to be taught the truth unless we actually try to teach them. So let’s try.

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Christian, if you don’t belong to this world, then, where do you belong? Figure out where you belong and you’re on the right track.

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Deliverance from deception and deliverance from demons are often the same thing, because demons deceive people.

Therefore, without the truth in Jesus there is no deliverance.

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First century Christianity would seem bizarre in today’s context.

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The Military Industrial Complex is evil…. except when its products save you from a grisly death.

Sarcasm here.

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If we care about the people of Afghanistan we should at least pray for them.

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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6-7)

This suggests that if we are anxious about something, then, instead of remaining anxious about it we should talk to the Lord about it and ask Him to take away the anxiety and provide grace or a solution to the problem, and replace the anxiety with His peace.

But it doesn’t suggest that we should only pray if or when we are anxious.

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It’s not scientifically plausible or defensible to believe the universe created itself.

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“…How shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him… ? ” (Heb. 2:3)

To anyone reading this:

How will you escape if you neglect so great a salvation?

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If you want to live you need to be connected to the One who gives eternal life.

Now, who could that be?

Notes on the Rapture

August 23, 2021

“Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep (die) but we shall all be changed – in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.” (1 Cor. 15:51-52)

“For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who are asleep (who died).

For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.

Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord.” (1 Thess. 4:15-17)

Here is the order:

  1. The last trumpet sounds.
  2. The resurrection of the righteous.
  3. Believers caught up into the sky (‘Rapturo’ in Latin) to be with those resurrected and with the Lord.

a. The “last” Trumpet indicates there are others preceding it, but no others after it. Seven Trumpet blasts are described in Revelation chapter 8.

d. There is only one resurrection of the righteous. It simultaneously occurs when the believers are caught up in the sky. The resurrection of the unrighteous happens after Christ rules the earth one thousand years: Rev. 20:4-6.

e. In Rev. 20:4 we see that those martyred during the time of the Antichrist are included in this first resurrection, which happens when believers are caught up into the sky. This is proof the catching up will not take place until after the Antichrist has killed believers (but not all, for many remain until the catching up).

f. If there were a catching up into the sky before the Antichrist, then, that would mean there are two resurrections of the righteous. But there is reference to only one resurrection of the righteous in scripture.

(Just presenting notes here. Not claiming to fully understand the Book of Revelation and how the very last days will pan out.)

Today’s Tweets

August 22, 2021

Christian, if you’re feeling burdened right now it could be because the Holy Spirit is burdened by the fact your brothers and sisters are being butchered in Afghanistan. That burden is intended for us to pray.

For example:

“Christian Afghani ‘Skinned Alive and Hung on a Pole’ by Taliban” @RepMarkWalker

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If you truly believe Jesus Christ then you’re okay.

According to Him.

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If you want religion, there’s plenty to choose from.

If you want eternal life then there’s only one who can give you that.

Eternal life flows from Jesus Christ, alone.

That’s what He said.

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If you’re a faithful Christian, all is well, even if you don’t feel it is.

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Jesus said, “Abide in me, and I in you”.

It’s a state of being, not a religion.

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Jesus Christ is greater than our life because He is our life.

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I believe that what Jesus Christ can do is infinitely more powerful than what man can do.

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On the world stage, unity is more about having a common enemy than actual unity.

Watch how it unfolds. Watch for a common narrative extolling a common enemy.

Who is “the enemy”, then, who can be the catalyst for this “unity”?

Trump?
Bible believing Christians?
The Jews?

What could bring militant Islamic extremists and Woke American Liberals into a common embrace?

A common enemy.

Christians.

Actual Christians, that is.

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If God is listening to and answering your prayers, then, that’s a very productive use of your time, isnt it?

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The Day of Vengeance is coming.

Injustice, violence, cruelty, torture, murder etc. will indeed be recompensed by Jesus Christ. These people are living on borrowed time with already one foot in the grave.

The pain these perpetrators will have to endure will be infinitely more than the pain they inflicted.

“When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the testimony which they held.

And they cried with a loud voice, saying, “How long, O Lord, holy and true, until You judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”

Then a white robe was given to each of them; and it was said to them that they should rest a little while longer, until both the number of their fellow servants and their brethren, who would be killed as they were, was completed.”

Revelation 6:9-11

Today’s Tweets

August 20, 2021

Christian, it’s good to contemplate who the body of Christ is: people just like you, in every nation and ethnic group, and consider what things they’re facing today, and kind of stand together with them.

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True servants of God are occupied with serving God. Everything is to that end.

False prophets and teachers are occupied with how to get people to give them money. Everything is to that end.

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Pride is always unjustifiable.

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Prayer rekindles our love for the Lord.

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How we spend our time shows what we really believe.

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Christian, does your spirituality include actually preaching the Gospel?

If not, that spirituality is a delusion.

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In Afghanistan Christians are being butchered by Muslim extremists in the name of Allah.

It has been going on in Africa for years and barely anyone noticed.

It’s fair to say that life is cheaper in some places.

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They should have evacuated all American citizens and at risk Afghans BEFORE evacuating the miltary.

And this is the same thing, they should have finished the border fence before offering amnesty to illegals.

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I believe and know Jesus was telling the truth.

And I believe and know that those who don’t believe He was telling the truth will know that He was telling the truth after they die, but it will be too late.

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Making yourself feel miserable will not help those in misery. They need you to be strong in faith and stand with them.

Today’s Tweets

August 15, 2021

What if the Lord made you joyful today?

What are you going to do about that?

😁

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“Behold, I am coming soon, bringing my recompense with me, to repay everyone for what he has done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”

(Revelation 22:12-13)

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God doesn’t need any help.

That’s not why He calls us to serve in His Kingdom.

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By “fact checkers” they mean Democrats who are making sure the party line is not questioned.

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It’s great to be saved. No words can fully express the gratitude we should have if we are saved. Then, focus on being a friend of God. Talk to Him about it.

“And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, ‘Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.’ And he was called the friend of God.” (James 2:23)

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Christian, unless you seriously and prayerfully read and study God’s word, and not superficially, you are most likely caught up in fake stuff and not aware of it.

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Christian, wherever you are, and whatever your situation, you can still be His faithful servant if you want to be.

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“…You are complete in Him…” (Col.2:10)

This is the basis of our faith. Completeness is our starting point.

From this truth we advance and live and thrive.

From this truth we grow in maturity in Christ and are wholly sanctified: spirit, soul and body.

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The world is not an illusion, but what it promises, is.

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It doesn’t matter who you are, or what you think or believe, or what you’ve done or not done, whether you’re religious or not, Jesus calls. He says, “I stand at the door and knock. If anyone opens the door I will come in”.

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Christ is seated at the right hand of the Father, and His Spirit is in His people, so His people are directly connected to the Throne of God 24/7. Spiritually, we are seated with Him in Heaven right now, if we are in Him, scripture says.

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Pray for the Christians in Afganistan who face being murdered by the Taliban.

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Would it be a likely situation for you that you’re walking alone with God in the forest and you lift your hands to Heaven and shout, Hallelujah! ?

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A follower of Christ is called to rise above everything contrary to Christ.

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As to what Jesus Christ accomplished and transacted on the Cross, nothing can be added or subtracted from it.

You’re either “in”, or you’re “out”.

And you can say,

“Count me in! LORD”.

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If you only knew Jesus, and didn’t know anyone else, that would be okay.

But if you don’t want to know anyone else then you don’t know Him.

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There’s a lot of stuff going on down here on the planet.

There’s a lot of stuff going on up in Heaven.

Those down here are not aware of what’s going on up there.

But those up there are aware of what’s going on down here.

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If we just learn one practical life lesson from the Lord each day, and learn it good, that would be wonderful.

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The fact is that proven alternative treatments have in most cases meant avoiding serious symptoms or hospitalization.

That’s it.

The rest is a scam for more political power and control.

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“…Having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the word of God which lives and abides forever…” (1 Peter 1:23)

Vital that we sow this Seed if people are going to be born again by this Seed.

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If you’re not saved, Judgment Day will be worse than your worst nightmare.

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The nature of truth is that it’s unchangeable.

If it can change, it’s not the truth.

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Friend, what if your religion has merely been a panacea, making you feel better, but not reconciling you to God?

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Replied to someone who said that the miraculous is not needed today:

Seeking spiritual experiences or phenomena is WRONG.

However, praying for the sick and they get healed, casting out demons and they go, praying in an unknown language privately…. these are all solidly BIBLICAL and we should be encouraged to have faith for God to do these things.

When you read this don’t think I mean like Benny Hinn strutting around a stage putting on a self aggrandizing show to dazzle the simple minded…

Think of Jesus of Nazareth in the market places.

Think of the early Christians in homes and in public squares.

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“…Christ in you, the hope of glory…”

(Col. 1:27)

For those who are saved, the Holy Spirit lives inside you joined to your spirit. The Spirit of God is God. The spirit of man is man. We are joined, spirit to Spirit, with God, and yet we never become God, we always remain a creature of God. Yet, the Father calls us His sons because we are IN His Son. “If anyone is in Christ he is a new creation”.

So, this is where our REAL LIFE is. The presence of God in our innermost being is the source of our life. Scripture says, “Christ is our life”.

May such foundational truths guide and direct our thinking, our being, and what we do with our life today.

Today’s Tweets

August 12, 2021

Christian, if you’ve forgotten how much grace you’ve received then imagine how your life would have turned out without it?

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Regardless of how the vir – us came into existence, it was an answer to the dreams of globalists and power hungry politicians, and they can’t afford it to end until they’ve fully exploited it for their goals.

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“Science isn’t what some government official says on a given day. It’s a method that relies on free speech, open debate, and skepticism.”

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Comment on Matthew 25:1-13

The “virgins” represent Christians: Half are wise and the other half foolish. Only the wise Christians are ready to meet Jesus when He returns. And to the foolish Christians Jesus will say, “I don’t know you!” and they will be left behind and shut out of Heaven.

The foolish Christians’ light went out because they ran out of oil, a symbol of the Holy Spirit. Had they lived wisely, in communion with the Spirit, they would have had enough oil to keep their lamps burning bright and light their way. Any form of foolishness or neglectfulness toward God in Christians is sufficient grounds to receive a warning not to be one of the “foolish virgins”, who will be left behind when Jesus unexpectedly comes like a thief in the night. The parable is a warning not to be a foolish Christian, not to exchange your birthright for the flesh, like Esau did.

The designation the Lord gives is either “foolish” or “wise” Christian. We can judge ourselves as to which category we are in, so we won’t be judged.

“Afterward the other virgins came also, saying, ‘Lord, Lord, open to us!’

But he answered and said, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, I do not know you.’ “

(Matthew 25:11-12)

So…

The whole parable hinges on this truth: the wise Christians knew the Lord Jesus, and the foolish ones didn’t.

If people don’t know the Lord, then He declares He doesn’t know them.

So, here we have the tension in this passage.

The foolish ones thought they knew Him because they called Him, Lord!

Yet they didn’t really know the Lord, even though they called Him, Lord!

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We wouldn’t want to live this life as though this were the only life there is.

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Things which might seem meaningful to us might not be so meaningful to Jesus Christ our Lord.

The meaning of something finds its true meaning in what it means to God.

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How could Christ consider a church to be one of His churches when half, or more, of the members are not saved?

We live in a time when “Christian” or “church” can mean anything people want it to mean.

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Non Christian friends: Whether the Gospel is true or not does not hinge on the life of any Christian you might know. It hinges on Jesus Christ, alone. It doesn’t stand or fall, or depend on the lives of Christians, whether good or bad, to confirm it.

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One of the terrifying aspects of Hell is that those who are there are alone forever, with no one to talk to, and with only their memory and regret as company.

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“Those who are wise shall shine Like the brightness of the firmament, And those who turn many to righteousness Like the stars forever and ever.” (Daniel 12:3)

May this be said of you and I, that we turned many to righteousness.

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The fact that peoples lives are being spiritually destroyed shouldn’t depress us and bring us down so that our life is then destroyed along with theirs.

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If you want eternal life, you can have it.

Jesus said, who ever believes on Him has eternal life.

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Understand God’s word, and live by His instruction. This is how the good Shepherd leads His sheep: by His word.

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How did you seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness today?

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A true follower of Christ is never disadvantaged, no matter the circumstance.

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The way the vir-us mutates it appears it’s not going away and will be a permanent fixture in society, as influenza is. Therefore everything should return to normal, and people should be helped to build their immune systems, and treatments such as Ivermectin and Hydroxychloriquine/Zinc should be readily available over the counter. There is another very safe and effective treatment but we’re not allowed to mention it.

The only losers, then, will be power mad politicians and Big Pharma.

Everyone else will win.

Lockdowns can’t eliminate the vir – us any more than they could eliminate the flu or the common cold.

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Natural healing or health remedies were created by God for that very purpose.

Who else?

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I do hope there’s whitewater kayaking in Heaven, but won’t be disappointed if there’s not.

Eternity stretches on forever: a future with no end.

There’s no telling what new worlds God could or might create in the future.

Whatever the eternal future holds, it will be mind blowing.

He might decide to create a few more universes a trillion years from now. Or He might not.

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Keeping tyrants out of government is the only justification a Christian needs to cast his/her vote.

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Christ’s love for sinners is amazing because He hates their sinful way of life and condemns their lifestyle, yet He still desires they come to Him and be converted, and thus know His love.

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If we can’t pray, then we have our first subject for prayer, so we need to pray that we can pray. And before we know it, we’re praying.

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Christian, do you like the type of person you’re becoming?

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Why are we warned not to take the mark if we won’t be here?

Tribulation means distress.

Sometimes Christians suffer distress/tribulation from the hand of man.

Sometimes the rebellious suffer distress/tribulation from the hand of God.

Those who don’t take the mark will suffer the former.

Those who take the mark will suffer the latter.

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Sometimes it takes Christians a lifetime to learn that human glory amounts to nothing.

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Could you imagine how the human race would be if there was no such concept as love?

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Even Paul the Apostle said he had a flesh, and there was no good thing in it, and he denied the demands his flesh made. Are we more spiritual than he?

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“You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.” (1 John 4:4)

If we believe that He that is in us is greater than he who controls the people of the world, then why would we be intimidated or afraid of them when we have the greater One in us?

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What if all Christians in institutional churches stood up and gently demanded that the NT pattern of church be considered and followed?

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A true follower of Jesus Christ gets their life from Him. He gives them life. He sustains their life. Their life does not come from any other source.

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Our prayer for each person is they be taught by God.

“…They shall all be taught by God…” (John 6:45)

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If something is beautiful it’s because God decided it would be, and decided to give you the ability to understand that it is beautiful. Otherwise, you would never have known that it is beautiful.

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The Bible is truly the word of God.

If you were God, wouldn’t you want your people to have all the truth they needed to know about you written down in a book written by you, so then they would definitively and surely know what you are like, what you promised, and what you require?

You wouldn’t want people to have their own imaginings about these things, or follow what others have imagined, rather, you would write it down and settle it once and for all, so all people can get the truth DIRECTLY from you, with no intermediaries.

That’s what God did.

Jesus said the whole Bible testifies of who He is.

He arranged for all the truth we need to know to be recorded for us.

So there’s no mistake what He meant and what He promised, and what He requires.

Someone might ask, If God gives His Spirit to all believers then there is no need for a Book?

But here’s the problem, you need the Book to know which is the Holy Spirit and which is another spirit. Otherwise, then, the truth becomes subjective, and it’s just whatever people feel it is.

The Holy Spirit wrote the Bible, so, obviously, He will point us to what He has written.

The Holy Spirit will never appeal to the Holy Spirit, but will appeal to the word of God which He inspired.

This is what Jesus taught: “It is written!”.

If it’s not “It is written”, then forget it.

How would we know that “God has spoken to us by His Son” if this truth were not written down and the text preserved till today?

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The world will still be here tomorrow, but you or I may not be.

Be ready to stand before Jesus Christ.

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Any practical life experience which helps us to learn to hear the voice of the Spirit is to be treasured.

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Those who believe what Jesus said don’t need to see proof with their eyes.

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That true Christians can survive and live in this present wicked world is a miracle of God’s grace, provision and protection.

And that they can thrive and succeed in doing the work of the Lord down here is an even greater miracle.

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The Gospel is God’s gracious offer to you. He’s willing to forgive if you come to Him on His terms, and His terms are simple: repent and believe on the Lord Jesus Christ. Trust Him to save you. No longer trust in your own efforts or anything else. Faith without repentance is no faith.

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We esteem our own souls precious, but what do we care about the souls of others?

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A post-Christian society has thrown away its moral compass.

We are seeing new generations emerge which have no moral compass.

Of course, all humans have a moral code, but after the truth of Jesus Christ is rejected then that code is upside down, and evil becomes good, and good, evil.

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The person who is complete in Christ does not become more complete by doing Jewish stuff.

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The only real peace is that which Jesus Christ gives.

“He is our peace”.

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Because the Lord Jesus Christ is the ultimate reality, the more we fellowship with Him the more real things become.

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We’ve got to desire His sanctification more than the things He gives.

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Today’s Tweets

August 4, 2021

Don’t listen to a teacher who teaches on love, but has no love for the truth.

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Many Christians want Jesus to come soon, but not the things which must take place before He comes. If we want Jesus to return we must also say “bring it on” to the New World Order.

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“Inclusive” means everyone is included, except followers of Jesus Christ.

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The Bible tells us that everyone will be judged, and it lists the things we will be judged for, so we can know the verdict and sentence in advance, and flee to Christ Jesus, our only Savior, Redeemer and Friend.

The Bible shows us the standard or criteria we’ll be judged by on Judgment Day.

And if you’re interested you can have a look.

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Listen out for the Holy Spirit speaking through those you might esteem the least in the Kingdom of Heaven. There is only one Holy Spirit, and He is in the least to the greatest in the Kingdom.

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The more spiritual one thinks they are, the more blind they are.

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People generally don’t think of God as a Person who has a mind. They tend to have an Eastern understanding, that God is some mythological or philosophical spirtual concept, and not an actual Person. Like “the force” in Star Wars.

They don’t understand that we are made in His image.

We are persons.

We are made in the image of this Person.

Get it?

This is not about lowering God to man’s standard.

It is understanding what exactly “made in the image of God” tells us about the God in whose image we are made.

The Lord Jesus related to His Father as a Person, not a force.

The Person of the Father spoke in the Hebrew language to the people present several times, saying, “This is my beloved Son…”.

The God of the Bible, whom Jesus said was His Father and was with from all eternity, is an intelligent being, which means He knows and understands everything. He maintains the lives of nearly 8 billion people all at the same time, as well as innumerable other creatures. We can’t fathom such a mind. That is off the charts computing power.

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In the political and religious world there’s always two sets of rules: One for me, and one for thee.

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What about the Christian who accepts the authority of Scripture but ignores the example of the Apostles in how the early church functioned? They don’t see the example set by the Apostles as having any authority in itself.

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A kingdom is a government and a domain. When you are born again you are transferred from the kingdom of darkness into the kingdom of Christ. Then, you are a subject of His kingdom and have a part or share in it, a stewardship, a participation, a responsibility, a portion, an inheritance.

This stewardship is now your business. You want to faithfully serve in the part of His kingdom allotted to you by the King. You certainly have no business anymore with the kingdom of darkness, which would be treason. And you have no business meddling with the stewardship of other members of the Kingdom. You are busy enough fulfilling your own stewardship, knowing you will have to answer for that, and not have to answer for someone else’s.

“He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love.” Colossians 1:13

“But let none of you suffer as a murderer, a thief, an evildoer, or as a busybody in other people’s matters.”

1 Peter 4:15

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Prayer is exciting because God is listening and hears what you’re saying.

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Every Christian on earth has to trust God today just the same as anyone else.

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One of the indicators we love someone is we pray for them.

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“So he carried me away in the Spirit into the wilderness. And I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast which was full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.” (Rev. 17:3)

In the simplest terms it means Christianity doing a deal with the devil. It’s a cosy, mutually beneficial relationship: “Christians” get approval by the world, and the devil gets so many more subjects, who think they’re Christians. But this relationship comes to a bloody end because the devil terminates it by destroying the “woman”.

The lesson being, never make a deal with the devil.

What you compromise to gain you will end up losing.

We could go into detail how “Christianity” incorporated pagan concepts to increase popularity.

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For the true Christian, Christ is right there with you through even the worst day of your life.

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The true Christian learns afresh each day by experience that their true life is in the Spirit, it is a spiritual life, abiding in Christ.

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Our days are numbered, quite literally. God numbers them. He knows exactly how many more days you will be staying on the earth.

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All forms of hatred are bad, and yet we live in a time of irrational hatred, where it’s mystifying as to why they hate so much when there doesn’t seem to be a rational cause. I could get more specific but would be censored.

We are not mystified as to the spiritual causes of this.

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There’s a bunch of religions, but how many Saviors are there?

Jesus became our Savior because we can’t save ourselves.

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A gift of the Spirit is a supernatural gift, which means you are doing something impossible for you to do unless the Holy Spirit empowers you to do it.

This should be normal for Christians, doing the impossible every day, and they know it.

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The goal or vision needs to be stronger than our weakness.

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Gender issues:

“Biology has evidently been completely subordinated to ideology”

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You can’t think about God without thinking of the truth about Him.

And you can’t think of the truth about Him without thinking about what He has said.

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In chains and in a dungeon, Paul taught us we can still be full of joy and the glory of the Lord, and employed in the Kingdom work of praying for others, even if we are stuck somewhere.

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Would you consider Jesus to be the closest and best friend you have?

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One meaning of the Kingdom of Christ is that He is personally involved in every aspect of your life.

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Twenty four hours is a long time. We can pray for a lot of folks in that time.

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If one takes the position that it is only through exposure to Calvinism or Arminianism that Christians can understand the Bible, that would indicate one believes that Calivinism or Arminianism is the filter or lens through which one understands the Bible.

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When you trust God, He recognizes it.

That’s the whole point.

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Grab a hold on eternal life before you die.

Today’s Tweets

July 30, 2021

True repentance is to look into the face of the Lord Jesus and leave everything He hates far behind.

True repentance is not legalism because legalism is one of the things we need to repent of.

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God made us for Himself, and He also made us for one another.

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Replied to Costi Hinn:

In 1 Cor. 14 Paul says he speaks in tongues more than all of them, and yet he doesn’t do it in church.

Where then did he do it?

Obviously, in private.

For many Christians, 1 Corinthians chapter 14 is irrelevant to them because it doesn’t fall within the realm of their experience, and that’s a faulty way to approach God’s word.

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The Lord Jesus plainly taught that unrepentance will cause people to forfeit their souls.

At that time no one felt they needed to get Jesus to define or clarify what sexual sin is.

True Christians define sin as Jesus and the NT defines it.

So, when society flaunts it, true Christians remind and warn society about the consequences of their sin.

This freedom of speech and faith is what is being eroded by the Left.

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Christian, we want the kind of boldness which love produces.

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Remember this word, “adoration”.

Christian, you have the capacity to adore God, to hold Him in adoration, to truly love Him for who He is and what He has done.

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For the true Christian, their life is entirely spiritual because God’s Spirit indwells them: meaning, everything concerning their life is perceived through their spirit.

“But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. But he who is spiritual judges all things, yet he himself is rightly judged by no one.” (1 Cor. 2:14-15)

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Life, by definition, is essentially spiritual, the only question is, which spirit?

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The only basis by which God can forgive us is on the basis that His Son, Jesus Christ, shed His blood and died in our place, and it’s on this basis alone, and it’s wonderful.

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Oftentimes deception begins in Christians the moment they think they are special.

You might say, “I am special!!!”.

Yes, everyone is special, so you’re no more special than anyone else.

This is the problem in thinking you are special.

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Either, God has forgiven all our sins or none of our sins.

This is the Gospel of Jesus Christ, that you can know you are fully forgiven.

Obviously, it would be futile to be partly forgiven.

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Someone might be evil, but you don’t know if they will come to the Lord later.

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The state of the world is much worse in the sight of God than how we see it, because scripture says His eyes are too holy to look upon sin, whereas none of us can claim such holiness.

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If we accept God’s word then we have peace.

If we don’t accept it then we should be conflicted inside because we don’t accept it, unless a person is deceived and has a false peace in believing a lie.

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Where Christians often get confused on this matter of “God speaking” today is they don’t delineate between truth and specific guidance.

It’s better to say that God, through His Spirit, communicates to our spirit both the truth of Gods word and practical, specific guidance or leading, and these are obviously distinct and not the same thing.

God is constantly communicating by His indwelling Spirit with the person who knows Him, but, even so, it would be foolish and conceited to say, ‘God told me!’ concerning every matter.

We can call this communication an inner witness, and it’s what Jesus meant when He said, ‘My sheep hear my voice”.

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We all want to have great faith, and yet we want to have great faith for that which is His will and plan, and not great faith for what is not His will.

So, it’s okay to be lacking faith for something which is not His will.

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The only spiritual help we can be to others is to help them understand the truth of God’s word, help them to know Him, to hear His voice and be taught and led by Him.

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Jesus Christ knows our faith because He knows our heart and mind, because He lives in us who are His.

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Jesus Christ…

Leads us
Guides us
Loves us
Provides for us
Forgives us
Empowers us
Teaches us
Delivers us
Warns us
Corrects us
Encourages us
Heals us

Sanctifies us

Etc…

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No one can add to what Christ has done, and yet our actions can be a denial or rejection of what He has done.

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“Preach Christ, don’t preach morality.”

This statement can easily be misunderstood.

If we faithfully preach Christ we will also remind people of all His moral commands, just as He commanded us to do: “…teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you…” (Matt. 28:20a)

If a preacher preaches Christ but omits to preach what He commanded then they’re not preaching Christ at all.

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Would you say the greatest thing in your life is your fellowship with God?

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God owns everything, and we just borrow it for a while.

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In truly serving Christ there’s nothing we should expect to gain for ourselves if we are faithful servants.

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Jesus said, “Come to me!”. He never said, “Come to Christianity!”.

It’s not about getting a religion, it’s about experiencing God transform you into a new creation.

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If Christ is not your Savior and you died today then you would have to face the Judgment Throne of God with no Savior.

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If man-made religious traditions were that good then they would be in God’s word.

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God’s word decides right from wrong.

I wouldn’t trust anyone else to decide that.

And I certainly wouldn’t trust myself to decide that.

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What would you have against entrusting your soul into the hands of Jesus Christ?

Who else could you entrust to keep your soul forever?

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To speak for Christ one must first hear Christ speaking to them.

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Faith is not dependent on all the things we have come to use and depend on in modern life because all the great heroes of faith, foremost the Lord Jesus, had none of the things we depend on.

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Our actual relationship to God is our actual faith.

True Christian faith is to know God, not faith in a God whom you don’t know, for that’s not faith.

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If you are without Christ you could drop into Hell at any moment of the day or night.

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When a society doesn’t have the love of God it is not a civilized society.

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Christ Jesus clothes us in His righteousness, imputes to us His righteousness, and works His righteousness in us.

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We must not forget to thank God for everything and fully acknowledge all that He has done for us.

If He had not “done for us” where would we be?

It’s true.

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Looking at the democratic forms of government today, we can look at it and understand that God, in His Sovereignty, gave a great responsibility to people in that they can have a say in who will govern them, knowing that secular governments are instituted by God as a temporary measure so that this world can keep functioning and not collapse into anarchy.

I think it’s a sign of Gods judgment that many Christians don’t appreciate the freedoms they have, not seeming to understand history, that historically the freedom they enjoy today is a very rare thing.

In part, the rise of democracy in the western world was due to the influence of Christianity, and the publication and influence of the Bible played a large role, as prior to that most government was despotic and people had little or no rights.

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God has no beginning or end, He has lived forever, and yet He is not old because He can’t age, He is timeless. Looking back into eternity past, He was there, and looking into eternity future, He is there, and those in Christ will be with Him there for eternity, for Jesus promised eternal life to all who love Him.

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Pick any person on earth at random and ask, What does this person’s life amount to?

One day it will be fully known and understood, the Bible says.

Today’s Tweets

July 24, 2021

One very good indicator of the spiritual condition of people is how they treat the elderly.

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It’s not our job to tell people they’re on the way to hell, as if it’s merely our opinion or up to us to decide, but to present God’s word to them so they can judge for themselves whether they’re going to Heaven or Hell.

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Whoever you are, you can be reconciled to God if you want to be. This is what Jesus promised.

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What I pray for all my friends, and enemies, is they receive the same grace and forgiveness which I’ve received.

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Those who go to Heaven have eternity to enjoy living there, and eternity to really get to know the Father and the Lamb.

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Man isn’t man’s idea. He is not his own creation. It is God who thought up the concept of human beings.

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Like all previous civilizations, this present civilization will also return to dust and be forgotten.

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The Christian life is only possible by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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The classic, timeless storybook motif of “good versus evil” is played out in the political narrative today, except it’s reversed, and the “good guys” are those with no sense of morality.

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The whole purpose behind CRT, BLM etc. is it’s a fake political manoevre to falsely paint Conservatives as racists and therefore increase the Democrat vote, to then save the nation from these imaginary racists. It’s fake.

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Natural love might be enough to love our friends, but it takes the love of Christ to love and pray for our enemies.

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Racism is disgusting.

Falsely accusing of racism is equally disgusting.

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Jesus said, count the cost. It could cost you your life. It will certainly cost you the loss of most things you once held dear. And that’s okay if He is with you.

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We can’t really know what really matters unless we know Jesus Christ and understand His words.

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A true Christian believes what Jesus Christ said.

Yes?

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Jesus Christ gives you the option of living in fantastic luxury and super rich opulence forever, or suffering forever, but most people choose the second option by virtue of refusing the first.

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Do you consider every person to have equal value and importance in the sight of God?

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When it’s illegal for Christians to share their faith with others, then it should also be illegal for people of any faith to share their faith, or illegal for Atheists to share their philosophy on life, or illegal for any kind of beliefs, values or philosophy to be shared. Liberal or Woke philosophy would also have to be illegal.

Equity. Remember?

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Reportedly, the heaviest rain in 1000 years in China.

Which shows things haven’t much changed in 1000 years.

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Commented

On the matter of the difference between the authority of scripture and the authority of the church, when we analyze the nature and use of authority in the NT church we can see no disparity between that and the authority of scripture.

The churches had virtually no authority over people’s lives except in matters of disciplining the unrepentant by shunning them from fellowship until they are restored to the Lord.

In practical life we see virtually no authority over people’s lives.

But of course, spiritual authority doesn’t usually work by coercion, but by sacrificial love.

Divine authority was expressed through the power of the Gospel and the Spirit, but not a temporal authority, such as was later grasped as churches began to apostasize in the second and third centuries.

One misconception about Christian authority is to fail to grasp that it is primarily the authority to love and to forgive others.

It is Christ giving us His authority over our lives, so we take authority over our thoughts, words and actions in His name.

There are “churches” in India which have virtually total control of peoples lives. The “pastor” decides whom they will marry. They must keep the “pastor” updated on how much they are earning so he can calculate the 10% of it he comes and collects from them each month. Etc.

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Why do people cry out Jesus! when something bad happens?

Why no one else’s name?

Is it that the name of Jesus affects their conscience in some way?

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Notes on 1 Thessalonians 5:12-24

a. Recognize those who teach God’s word among you. For these to be able to personally correct people they must personally know them. We are to esteem them on the basis of what they do, and not on the basis of them having a position. “Over” you in the Greek means “before” you. It’s not someone ruling over you, but someone going before you as a guide, in the sense of having more experience. A guide need not be a dictator.

b. All the brethren are charged with caring for one another and speaking into one another’s life.

c. Let your replies to critics be respectful.

d. It’s always right to rejoice in the Lord as an expression of your faith.

e. Never give up praying for folks or things you need.

f. In all circumstances give thanks to God for His faithfulness.

g. Quenching the Holy Spirit is like grieving Him. It metaphorically speaks of putting out a fire by throwing buckets of water on it. Things we do or don’t do can have the effect of putting out the spiritual flame in our heart and turning us cold. If we oppose the Spirit or ignore the Spirit then it is like extinguishing the Holy fire in our heart. In this sense, so much of what falls short of glorifying God, and spiritual weakness is simply due to negligence and quenching the Spirit. The person and the church which does not quench the Spirit will be a powerhouse.

h. Don’t despise prophecies, but test them, keep the good, and reject what’s not. If the gift of prophecy had ceased then Paul would not have admonished them not to despise prophecies.

i. Abstain from every form of evil. Know all the forms evil can present itself in. “Abstain” means, “No thanks, that’s not for me”.

j. God will sanctify all our being: spirit, soul and body, and present us blameless before His throne. Here, the imputed righteousness of Christ is manifest in practical righteousness, so the practical doesn’t contradict the imputed.

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True Christianity is to talk directly to God through His Son, Jesus Christ, with no intermediaries, formalities, formulas, procedures, traditions, superstitions, and certainly no idols…

…..just as you like people to talk to you.

You want them to talk to you, not do all the other stuff, which would imply they’re actually trying to avoid talking directly with you.

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Some people say, “Last night on the streets we led 50 people to accept Christ”, but the big question is, Has Christ accepted them?

He will accept them if they truly come in faith, turning away from and renouncing their sinful life.

But He won’t accept them if they’re unrepentant.

A person is playing a dangerous game with God to “accept Jesus” but not be truly sorry for their sins and repent.

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Any data which has political fallout is “misinformation”.

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If we’re not earnestly seeking and expecting the Kingdom of God then we’re probably content with some other kingdom.

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Do you have a promise from God apart from Jesus Christ?

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Jesus turns sinners into saints, rebels into princes, unholy into holy, unclean into clean, fools into wise, broken into whole.

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We don’t expect people living in darkness to see, unless a Light shines upon them.

Preach the Gospel and bring the Light.

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That man can appreciate the beauty of creation is one of the proofs of the existence of God.

If there were no God then the universe would have no meaning, and therefore the concept of beauty would not exist, because if something has no meaning, how can it be beautiful?

Basically, how do you know something is beautiful? How do you know anything?

If all creation accidentally came together by itself, then how do you know anything if nothing has meaning or purpose, and it’s all just random chance?

We’re supposed to look at the complexity and beauty of nature, and the vastness of the universe, and understand something about God.

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God doesn’t recognize any spiritual labels because there is only one body of Christ. He only sees the Blood of Christ which redeemed us. There is only one Spirit of God.

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A central tenet of the Bible is there is only one God, and no other god exists.

There are no lesser gods, hierarchies of gods, etc.

Either a person knows this one, true God, or they don’t.

Jesus taught us to call Him, “Father”, for Jesus is the only begotten Son of the Father.

Jesus taught that, through faith in Him, we have direct access to the only one, true God.

We can even call Him our Father.

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“…Men always ought to pray and not lose heart”

Luke 18:1b

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God can, and does, use anyone to fulfill His purpose, even people who don’t know Him. He’s amazing.

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True Christian faith seizes the moment, seizes the day, and seizes the future on into eternity.

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The Democrat party knows it must preserve its ability to cast fraudulent votes if it is to survive, so it is calling moves to eliminate such fraud as “suppression of voting rights”. Give a list of countries where illegal immigrants and people who are not willing to show their ID are allowed to vote? Of course most blacks have photo IDs, so it’s not oppressing them to require them to have it, it’s simply preventing fraudulent voting.

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Hitler, Stalin, Mao… they all did “fact checking” and made sure there was no “misinformation”, after all, they should know, right?

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How it works is, we keep putting the truth of God’s word out there, and it speaks to some people. Even if it doesn’t speak to most, if it just speaks to a few, and those few hear the Lord speaking to them, then it’s worth it, because even one person is worth it.

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Christian maturity usually means you’ve learned by your errors and mistakes over time.

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The earth’s magnetic field is going through a period of flux, and this has an effect on solar radiation, and this surely must be the main driver of climate change.

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True science is the study of God.

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Nothing we do or don’t do can cause God to love us. His love is umerited. And yet if we don’t repent we’ll die.

When God righteously judges a person it’s not because His love for them ceased – it’s not because their sin caused God to stop loving them.

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Look at any hero in the Bible: What was the secret of their success? They believed and obeyed what the Lord said.

And nothing has changed.

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Today’s Tweets

July 13, 2021

How does the truth set us free?

We believe it and act upon it.

And if we’re not free?

We haven’t believed and acted upon it.

We’ve gotta believe and act upon the truth for it to set us free.

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The true Christian life is only possible if Christ lives in a person.

Otherwise, it’s impossible.

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What does it mean if the Lord Jesus is your Shepherd?

Psalm 23

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“The vastness of eternity”

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In a certain city 150 people were shot over the weekend and the media is silent. Figure out why. There’s a reason.

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In Antisemitism, the far Left and far Right are united.

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“Facts are stubborn.”

Jesus Christ did rise from the dead.

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The truly powerful people on earth are those whom God answers their prayers.

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The greatest work a man can do requires no physical strength, talent or ability.

It’s prayer.

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The love of God, and the wrath of God:

Some need to hear of His love, others need to hear of His wrath.

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We ARE “following the science”. An experimental drug needs to be under trial for 3 years. We are prepared to wait and see the results of the trial before deciding whether to take it.

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Out of the 7 + billion people down here there are a lot of them of whom the only person who cares about them is Jesus Christ.

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You can trust Jesus Christ because He’s faithful.

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A prayer:

Lord, may I be faithful to you the rest of my life.

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Our first consideration should not be what we get out of it, but what honors Him.

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Everything concerning ourselves is God’s business because He gives life and breath to every creature. The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, scripture says.

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“Morality is always higher than law.”

  • Solzhenitsyn

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Jesus Christ believed the Bible is true, and that’s good enough for me.

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This is what is implied in the temptation in the garden of Eden:

It was to make a choice between believing what God said, or believing in something which contradicted what God said, and, therefore, to opt for the latter meant believing in oneself, as opposed to believing God.

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Jesus said He must be about His Father’s business and finish the work given Him. He did.

How many of us have barely started the work given us, let alone finished it?

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We’re not preparing people to like us, we’re preparing them to meet God.

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After Babylon falls, the message will be: You can’t call yourself Christian and get away with that stuff.

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Jesus said that all who seek Him find Him.

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A Christian has no valid reason to entertain even one unrighteous thought for the rest of their life.

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Jesus said, ‘When you pray, say, Our Father who is in Heaven’…

Isn’t it truly amazing, that, through the Son, we have access to the Father, because, in the Son, the Father becomes OUR Father?

So, we then speak directly TO God and He hears.

In contrast to speaking AT God.

We are not shooting off messages to God, hoping He will read them.

Speaking to God personally is the greatest privilege God has given man.

What Jesus was introducing in His teaching, here, seemed the height of audacity to some, to think we could speak personally to Almighty God, the Creator, and call Him lovingly and respectfully, our Father.

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The only great person I know is Jesus.

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Around half of evangelicals don’t vote, so, they had the opportunity to preserve their liberties, but, for whatever reasons, opted not to preserve them. So, they should realize that when they lose their liberties they are partly responsible.

If we don’t play our part in resisting tyranny, then we deserve tyranny.

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When the Lord’s blessing is there, big problems don’t seem so big.

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“The dangers of allowing Silicon Valley to dictate reality.”

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False people want to be like false teachers, and true people want to be like true teachers.

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We contribute nothing to our salvation, and if we don’t repent we’ll be lost.

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July 9, 2021

God bleeding and hanging on a cross for us.

That’s the message to the whole world.

That’s what God wants us to understand about Himself.

And this is only thing we really need to understand about God.

This is how we know God’s true nature and heart: we reflect upon the fact He hung on that cross for us.

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“Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

(Luke 21:36)

How many are praying this?

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If you could meet and get to know any man who has ever lived you might come to the conclusion that he’s “just a man”, and you would be right.

But Jesus Christ is the exception. You can’t say He is “just” a man.

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“Those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the firmament, And those who turn many to righteousness like the stars forever and ever.” (Daniel 12:3)

How would you like to be one of these people?

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Insincere people sometimes get baptized, but sincere people never refuse to be baptized.

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We can move ahead through uncertain times because of the certainty of His promise.

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Our joy never hinges on the approval of another, it comes from God.

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A true child of the Father, and disciple of Christ, is responsible to God for their feelings, regardless of what modern psychology says. It says they are not responsible for how they feel, it is always others who are responsible. So, they get entrapped by this lie and never get free.

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The Holy Spirit is the H-O-L-Y Spirit.

He is holy, and makes us holy, and helps us live holy, because that is His nature.

And He doesn’t accept what is unholy.

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How can a Christian love everyone, even their enemies?

By desiring they be saved.

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July 8, 2021

In the Bible we never see a man of God using manipulation

But today we rarely see a situation where manipulation is not used.

In fact…. most people would be nervous if they weren’t manipulated. They’ve become so conditioned to it.

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The just shall live by faith, the Bible says.

If this describes you, then you’re saved.

And over time your whole life will bear testimony to that faith.

That’s because you lived by faith.

So, all of your life reveals the faith you lived by.

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Christian, the Lord has never forsaken you.

And He never will.

It’s people who forsake Him.

He doesn’t fail.

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It’s interesting that Jesus never mentioned “positive or negative”, rather, only, “true or false”, “right or wrong”.

It’s not to say ‘positive and negative’ don’t exist.

Its that there are more accurate terms, such as ‘faith or unbelief’.

It’s more accurate or true to understand something in relation to God, rather than thinking of it independently of God.

‘Positive or negative’ is also a weak way of describing things because the perception of what constitutes ‘positive or negative’ varies.

To some, truth which they don’t care to hear might be perceived as ‘negative’, and a falsehood they want to hear, ‘positive’.

Typically, such people divide the Bible up into ‘positive’ verses and ‘negative’ verses.

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Painting with the broadest possible brush, Trump represents traditional values, and Biden represents immorality.

And it’s really two nations. One, wants traditional values, and the other wants immorality, and to celebrate it.

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The Holy Spirit always has been the same Holy Spirit, forever, in every generation, and now in every tribe, language group and nation.

Wherever on earth there are genuine followers of Christ Jesus we expect to see the same Holy Spirit working just as He always has, through and to whomever He chooses.

Any Christian, anytime, anywhere, can be a mighty vessel of the Holy Spirit.

That’s what we should expect.

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What is your expectation of the Lord Jesus Christ?

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God will, either, do what He said, or He won’t do as He said.

So, we better find out what He said.

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If we look at churches paradigmarically we see most church paradigms today are not much different to the Roman Catholic Church.

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With all the uncertainty, now, over what constitutes male or female, how can we be sure Big Brother is really a he and not something else?

One difficulty Orwell might not have foreseen.

Does Big Brother approve of your beliefs, values or opinions?

Wouldn’t it be terrible if you didn’t meet his standards?

You better get used to Big Brother watching your every word and thought you express.

Who watches Big Brother, though?

You guessed it.

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If you lack strength, here is what you must do:

“But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31)

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On Judgment Day will Jesus Christ call you wise, or a fool?

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Regarding the time we’re living in:

It’s all foretold in God’s word.

I’m not discouraged.

I’m not afraid.

I won’t complain.

I won’t let the world bring me down.

I’m excited about the Lord’s eternal Kingdom and in expectation of His return.

I thank God that every word of God will be fulfilled.

Thanking Him for eternal life.

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What a wonderful gift time is.

Let’s live for the Lord Jesus Christ.

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We should desire to have great faith and great love.

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“For the time will come when they will not endure sound teaching, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and be turned aside to fables.” (2 Tim. 4:3-4)

They follow teachers “according to their own desires” and not according to the Kingdom of God.

The teachers they follow reflect their own desires.

It’s implied here that people’s “own desires” are at odds with God’s desires.

What they want, and what God wants, are two different things.

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The true Holy Spirit displaces and drives out EVERY other spirit.


He has no part with any other spirit.

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Never let people’s assumptions about you have any effect on you. An assumption is nothing.

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Jesus has all the answers. If you know who He is then you know why.

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It’s a mistake for Christians to equate being filled with the Holy Spirit with speaking in tongues (unknown languages).

There have been notable revivals over history where God’s Spirit was poured out, lives changed, and whole communities transformed, and yet virtually no sign of the gift of tongues or even much in the way of physical healing.

Yet the true gift of tongues is still very much alive in every nation.

But it is not proof one has been filled with the Holy Spirit.

You can be filled with the Spirit and not speak in tongues. You can speak in tongues and not be filled with the Spirit.

Equating the one with the other tends toward people being manipulated into doing it.

Many preachers tell their audience that they should expect to speak in tongues when the Holy Spirit falls on them. They are manipulating them by prompting or coaching them to do it.

In the Bible, no one was manipulated into receiving any gift.

Such cults work up the “gift” by themselves, without the Spirit. And the members are pressured into it to prove they are saved in the eyes of the cult leaders.

Yet there’s still the true gift.

There is the real and the counterfeit.

“For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful.

What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with the understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with the understanding.”

(1 Corinthians 14:14-15)

So, its usually praying in a tongue (different language) rather than speaking in tongues.

Speaking in tongues must have an interpretation.

Unless it is directly to a person who understands that language.

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Through suffering, discouragement, temptation, pain or grief, God the Holy Spirit remains inside the faithful disciple. It might seem like it’s hard to get through to God’s Throne in Heaven, yet God is in you all the while. You are in Christ, and He in you.

The Holy Spirit always reveals Christ Jesus, always lifts our eyes to Heaven, where Christ sits at the right hand of God.

Sometimes it seems like we’re trying to push through to the Throne room, yet it’s God, Himself, who is in us empowering us to pray.

Yes, the person who abides in Christ has God inside them.

The glory may be veiled, but God’s Spirit can never be anything less than God.

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A social media platform should limit itself to simply being a platform, not the arbiter of an ideology.

Each individual should be their own censor and fact checker.

The system will maintain itself.

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We know the Bible teaches that shepherds feed and care for the sheep.

Then, the sheep should know that whoever feeds and cares for them is a shepherd to them.

This has nothing to do with organizations.

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Don’t expect to get much light out of those living in darkness.

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We know we should never glorify ourselves.

And, if God wanted to glorify us, He would surely do it.

And, if God wanted to glorify us, He surely wouldn’t need our help.

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It’s the greatness of God which makes it possible for Him to care for every person on the planet, and all the creatures and plants.

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It’s hard for us normal people to comprehend that there’s people on this planet, who, not only want power over others, but want to rule the world, and don’t care how many people they need to murder to make that happen.

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Jesus spoke much about Heaven and Hell, and He claimed He is the only way to Heaven. Do you think He was right?

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The difference between Kingdom work and other work is Kingdom work lasts forever.

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Commented

While I agree wholeheartedly with these points, it’s worth considering the difference between truly seeking Gods perfect will and fatalism.

Whatever God has promised we can believe for.

And we also consider that Gods will doesn’t just happen.

We are not to passively resign ourselves to, “if it is Gods will it will happen”.

We have known people who believe, fatalisticly, that everything that happens, every circumstance, must be Gods will because He is Sovereign. And we watched as the devil did whatever he wanted with them, and they passively accepted it as Gods will.

On the point of “success” : surely there is a thing called success, as opposed to being a failure.

Whatever we do, success would glorify God more than failure.

Although, sometimes God knows we need to fail, to humble us.

Today’s Tweets

July 4, 2021

Christians don’t love the things in the world because they have something much better.

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Christian, you can live the Christian life because God’s blessing is on this way of living.

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What sacrifice would be too great to make for your King?

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The only sure guarantee concerning life after death was given by Jesus Christ.

Only He promised eternal life.

And if anyone else did it would be a joke.

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A lot of the people who are supposed to be oppressed wouldn’t have known they were oppressed if it were not for the Left constantly telling them they are.

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War is the most despicable thing there is.

The Bible says one day wars will cease forever.

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Christian, it’s not you who should be discouraged, it’s the devil who should be discouraged.

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When Jesus Christ takes legal action…

He is the judge, jury, witness, advocate, counsel, and executioner all rolled into one.

When He died on the Cross, the judgment was made.

This is what it means when Jesus said, just prior to His execution, “Now is the judgment of this world”.

Our judgment, therefore, hinges on that judgment of 2000 years ago.

“He who believes is not condemned. He who doesn’t believe is condemned already”.

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What do you know about God?

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I’m excited about the eternal Kingdom of Christ the King. Soon, the kingdoms of this world will be gone, forever.

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Every generation thinks they own the world, but then they die and have to leave it to others.

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Do the people in Hell realize they rejected the amazing love of God for them?

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While I’m not nationalistic, I’m not anti nationalistic, either (a citizen of Heaven) because nationalism does have its use, as in preventing your nation being taken over by another.

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If we’re not living by faith then we’re dead as we live.

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One problem with the “black or white” social dichotomy is it leaves a lot of people out – the ones who are neither black or white.

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We are undeserving, and that makes God’s grace amazing.

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“Barely cogent”

The most powerful man on earth.

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The main characteristic of politics now is the art of making a lie believable.

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One characteristic of a false teacher is they tell people exactly what their flesh wants to hear. They appeal to a person’s ego, lust or greed. They confirm people in their self delusion, or their feelings of superiority and desire for self glorification.

“For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame— who set their mind on earthly things.” (Philippians 3:18-19)

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Young Christian, compare your favorite Prosperity preacher with Jesus of Nazareth, or any man of God in the Bible. Compare the teaching, emphasis and way of life.

Understand the difference, and then you’ll know why they are wrong and why you shouldn’t follow them.

CDS

July 2, 2021