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I recently opened a thread on how a ‘new’ secondary meaning is being used by the modern ethnic Khazarian Jew, since the 17th century to convey they are the Jews of Christ’s time whether promoted by themselves and/or other Christians. It makes no difference. There is a term that is inextricably linked to these modern-day Jews. It is the word, Gentile(s) and even Heathen. It should never be there in scripture. So why is it still there?
The word Gentile(s) would later serve to legitimize and promote these same modern Jews. The introduction and meaning of the word Gentile(s) would also effectively demote Christianity to an inferior ‘spiritual’ class of person. That mindset has not changed today! It has caused much confusion.
It breaks my heart to see the Body of Christ in the state it's in. I hate how brothers and sisters can be so bitter and hateful to one another just because of theological disagreements. Jesus said this is how the world will know we're His disciples:
John 13:35 “By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”
Sure, we're going to have disagreements and differences of opinion. But that doesn't mean we can't love each other and be on the same team. This world has enough evil and bad stuff in it that we who are in the same family don't need to add to it and be at each other's throats. Imagine what God's people could accomplish if we would spend less time trying to prove we're right and other...
When a person, or religious organization, keeps inventing sacraments, then it is they're keeping of the sacraments they have faith in, not Christ. Otherwise, why keep those invented sacraments?
And when one goes to a confessional and tells a "priest" about their sins, then it is their going to the confessional and doing the confession ritual and penance that they have faith in, not Christ. Otherwise, why not go directly to God, from within the heart, through Christ for the forgiveness of sins as Christ taught?
Christ never taught anything about ritualistic sacraments, or going to confessionals. He taught faith. It is only the flesh, seeking to feel it has earned its spiritual relationship with God that comes up with the formulation...
When God put Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, He never mentioned eternal torment to them. Read it for yourself...it’s just not there.
Don’t you think it ’s strange that as human history began and while God explained which tree they could not eat of, that He didn’t give the parents of all mankind some kind of warning about eternal punishment (if there was potential for it to be in their future, and the future of all their posterity?)
Most of us have been taught and think that eternal torment will engulf the vast majority of mankind, nearly all of Adam and Eve’s descendents, …..yet here’s a Father, God, who didn’t warn his children of the potential of what might befall them.
What would you think of a father who told his young child...
But this time the second coming of Christ. They believe that Jesus is coming to return, after a secret rapture of the church and setup His kingdom in Israel and rule There for thousand year millennium. The Bible prophecy teachers today are so focus on war and destruction in Israel, that they are missing the great spiritual application of God's kingdom, just as the disciples did during 'Jesus' first coming.
Luke 17:20-21....' And when He was demand of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, He answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh NOT with observation: Neither shall they say, Lo, Here! or lo there! For behold, THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS WITHIN YOU.'
Do you see what Jesus is saying in the...
Since the 17th century, English Bibles have the words ‘Jew’ and ‘Jews’ inserted into them. The word ‘Jew’ occurs about 30 times and ‘Jews’ over 240 times depending on the version. These words represent those that lived in Judea and/or those that were Judahites from the tribe of Judah; one of the 12 tribes of Israel.
Are these English transliterated words appropriate and accurate today?
Are these words applicable to those called a Jew today?
Do these words cause confusion today?
Something to consider:
A symbol conceived, simultaneously has an attached meaning. If this symbol becomes detached from its original meaning, and reattaches itself to another new or secondary meaning, the symbol becomes corrupt and therefore is discarded...
If perchance people in heaven retained their human nature, I would have to
answer with a yes to the OP's question. But seeing as how Col 2:11 and 2Pet
1:2-4 testify that people in heaven have shed their human nature in
exchange for divine nature; then I think it's pretty safe to answer with a no.
After the order of Melchizedek:
Gen 14:18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God. (Salem is considered to be what is now called Jerusalem)19 And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth: 20 And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.
Note that through Moses the priesthood to the Most High God was established. Moses executing the first acts of priesthood and anointing priesthood but is was Aron and subsequent generations that received priesthood and excusing priesthood according to the law by the hand of Moses. Then telling...