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Discussion in 'The Church Forum' started by pia, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. pia

    pia Well-Known Member

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    I just have one question for those on this forum who keep trying to put others down for the way they worship God.
    Are you seeking Gods favor or are you looking for Gods favoritism ? If you are you will be waiting forever as God does not do that.
    That's all folks !
     
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    Job Well-Known Member

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    For instance...
     
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    DPMartin Well-Known Member

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    just what do you mean by the way they worship? or do you really mean "what" they worship? and would that include yourself?
     
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    pia Well-Known Member

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    So you too???? You have no doubt read a couple of bits here and there and made assumptions from a couple of lines in the posts, instead of having read them properly.
    I suggest that I leave you be, and perhaps you could be decent enough to so likewise to me, as I am simply not interested in wasting time replying to the put downs and /or sarcasm I get from a couple of people on this forum, and now you too.
    If you don't understand what I wrote, that's too bad.....I had thought that even a child would have understood that one, I kept it as short and concise as I possibly could.
     
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    Job Well-Known Member

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    Like who? If I'm one of those people, just put me on your "ignore list".

    o
     
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    "ByGrace" Well-Known Member

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    Haha!! No, I am very sure it is not you... :D
    If you have been ready things Pia posted and the responses that she got...then you would know who the people are that seem to think that their ministry on this site is to challenge , disagree, or squash what some people share....while they themselves don't seem to share anything very uplifting or encouraging.
    One person PM'd me this morning , telling me that he was leaving the site for that very reason. :oops:
     
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    pia Well-Known Member

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    Not once have I said that about you. Actually I have written a few posts to you thanking you for what you write...I won't use the 'ignore' button again as it has a side effect , but if someone gets too silly I just stop answering them. No Job, I have no problem with you at all. :)
     
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    Dcopymope Well-Known Member

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    Some people take themselves too seriously, so a bit of silliness would be considered medicine for this website. ;)
     
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    Job Well-Known Member

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    Just wondering....

    The reason I asked is because I can be pretty blunt sometimes. I don't mean to, it's just the way I am.

    Anyway, thanks.

    o
     
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    pia Well-Known Member

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    Nothing wrong with making your point clear, blunt or otherwise. I actually prefer people to be 'up front' instead of like a couple on this forum who starts off pretending to be interested in something, and then when people take the time to reply to them, they go on the attack...That I, for one, do not appreciate ( I am not including you in this, just so we're clear ).
    Thanks Job.....
     
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    pia Well-Known Member

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    Certainly laughter is a wonderful thing, and I agree, we should have a lighter tone some of the time here. Aren't we supposed to be in Joy?
     
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    Yep, but we live in a 'lets pretend' society, where we are conditioned to put on a smiley face to passersby. It doesn't matter if our own personal lives could be falling apart, just gotta keep up that happy face. But on the internet, all bets are off. Behind the safety and privacy of the computer, the mask tends to come off and people start showing their true colors. The way people converse with each other over Facebook they wouldn't dare say to peoples face. This is what you are seeing on this website. That "no good thing" within them that Paul referred to rears its ugly head.
     
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    That depends on how much you value your salvation,

    Jealousy is a rather serious flaw in so many christians, We all have teh same spirit, some just choose men and there own learning over Him.

    Mar 9:42 And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

    good thing we have a loving patient God, there would be so many "christians" getting thrown into teh sea with stones around there necks.
     
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    Pia,

    Many think that their skeletons are not as bad as other peoples skeletons, so it really comes down to people putting other people's skeletons down. But you know what, they're all dead. Some are those who realize this and cling to Jesus for life. Then there's others who ignore their own skeletons, and for this God will judge them.
     
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    I asked simple questions to your OP. it seems you are ready to take offence to that. why? does the shoe fit? or are you seeking to rally an "us against them" group?

    if you have no wicked intent, then why should you be offended?
     
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    MY wife was always a very blunt person from when I met her many years ago. In the beginning it was bluntness without God. But... a few years after our marriage it was bluntness in God and with God. Bluntness can be a very good thing, but it does need to be directed by the Spirit of God in you.

    God knows what He placed in you. When He wants to use you it wouldn't be surprising for Him to work through those thing He put in you. Don't be grieved because of what you are. Rather let God make something more out of you. He will.
     
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    Job Well-Known Member

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    Thanks man. :D
     
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    No, you implied that I worship something other than God / Jesus, and that perhaps I am trying to make an us against them situation, which proves to me, that you couldn't have read very much at all of what I have written, which is why I thought it a waste of time getting into some long debate about it. I am not taking offense, but I only have so much time in a day to be on my computer, so I would rather use that time productively..If you believe me to be of wicked intent, then don't read it, or go to the moderators and ask them to remove me...
     
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    Absolutely! In Joy unspeakable!
     
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    "ByGrace" Well-Known Member

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    Yes, amen!! I love that hymn its a good oldie. ✟
     
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