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When God will judge His House, there are 2 kinds of inheritances for believers, including former believers.
Below is Paul giving an example of how a believer can err from the truth and have their faith overthrown and yet, "nevertheless", he is still saved to be called to depart from iniquity or else.
2 Timothy 2:18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some. 19 Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity. 20 But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and...
Deuteronomy 6:4 clearly tells us... "Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:"
Isaiah 9:6 foretold, "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his NAME shall be called Wonderful, counsellor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace."
In discovering the Omnipresence of God, we read:
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily. But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord...
Genesis 1:29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat. 30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
It was after the flood that our meat came from another source.
Genesis 9:1And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. 2 And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and...
My sport for the last 15 years is cycling. It is a sport that suits me best. Started riding to lose excess weight. Lost 35 kg (77 lbs) in first 12 months. The lighter I got the better it felt to ride the bike. My first ride was 5 km, and my legs ached for three days. Now I regularly ride 400-500 km per week, and my legs still ache after a 100+ km hard ride, but I recover by next morning.
Ten years ago, I spoke to a friend about the idea of competing. I have never forgotten what he said: "Well, it is now time to stop pretending and start contending". What he said shifted a mind-set in me. Ever since then, my cycling has improved. H marked improvement occurred since mid 2019 when I decided to have a hero to follow and take lessons from...
Many have picked up the idea that all will be saved or continue in eternal life even in the fires of hell. But only the saints will have eternal life, all others will not have eternal life in any form. Now the wrong premise that comes with Universalism, is that the wicked will die is not true because it would then be a limitation in God, it holds that if all are not saved, it limits God and His ability to heal all sin. It really is failure on their part to realize that God cannot create character. God can create sinless beings, but the character must be developed by the freewill choices of the person. While God does possess the power to overwrite the individuality of a person and instill His perfection without their consent, to do so...
I came across this:
"This second temple lasted until AD 70, when it was razed to the ground by Roman soldiers under Titus. Today, many orthodox Jews long to re-establish the temple and its ancient systems, including the sacrifices. Some even hope that the story of Cyrus will be repeated by a modern ruler.
These Jews took great encouragement when Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the United States because they remembered his promise to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. They also note that Russian leader Vladimir Putin has expressed a desire for the temple to be restored. “We are poised to rebuild the Temple,” said Rabbi Hillel Weiss, spokesman for a group called the Nascent...
PSYCHOPATH VS. SOCIOPATH
Traits in Both
Lack of guilt/remorse towards strangers
Lack of empathy
Easily agitated and irritable
Spontaneous acting out
Lack of stability in job and home life
In control, both physically and emotionally
Lack of guilt/remorse towards friends and family
Reckless risk taking
No concern about consequences
Organized in criminal thinking and acting
Able to mimic feelings to present as “normal”
(See post #11 for pictures of brain scans).
Here is a great study by my buddy palehorse:
I felt it necessary to do this study for a variety of reasons; but the most important one, in my opinion, is dispelling the false belief of an ever-lasting hell which has turned more people away from the Bible (and Christianity) than probably any other singular topic. No one, not even me, would worship an unloving God that burned people in an ever-lasting torment for the ceaseless ages of eternity. The truth is that the Bible doesnt teach that and that concept flies in the face of the all-loving God we know Him to be; as such, denominations that teach this concept had better rethink their position not only for the sake of Biblical accuracy but also because this pagan teaching (which is...
For a home-spun, Bible-based religion whose origin is relatively recent, the
Watchtower Society has done pretty well for itself. Beginning with one man
shortly after the American Civil War, it currently numbers approximately 8.2
million active members spread out in approximately 118,000 congregations
worldwide. (Congregations have been displaced and consolidated in recent
years due to the Society liquidating a number of Kingdom Halls in order to
settle its legal obligations.)
My first encounter with a Watchtower Society agent (a.k.a. Jehovah's
Witness) occurred in 1969. At the time I was young and inexperienced; and
thus assumed that the missionary coming down my dad's driveway was a