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Titus

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Good example of faith/belief but no love/obedience to Jesus. This faith only is dead according to James.
John 12:42-43,
-Nevertheless even among the rulers many believed in Jesus, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess Him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue;
for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

This is an excellent example of faith/belief only. It is a dead faith, it cannot save.
 

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The object of ones faith IS what matters .
But what if the object of ones faith is in another jesus ..............
I tell us all they wont make it nor like what they hear on the DAY of the LORD .
We better make sure its the BIBLICAL JESUS we be a loving and following for far too many are preaching
another jesus that seems to wave rainbow flags and seems to support everyones religion and path to GOD .
Got bad news , THAT AINT JESUS , its the devil using the name of JESUS and we better not follow That ol serpent .
Esau needed red stew or he figgered he would die, huh
 
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well, neat subject change anyway
might even make a good thread :)
Those who have faith in Jesus know it; faith is relational. Those who don't understand faith's essence kick the topic around like a soccer ball unaware that a change of diapers is needed.
 
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amigo de christo

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Remember what paul wrote my friends . Let us be on gaurd .
For if one comes preaching another jesus ............................
let us not be DOING that or entertaining such a thing . Learn The JESUS of the bible well
For many have come preaching another jesus that while it says GOD is love
its love has led many away from the Love of the truth , the love of GOD .
A jesus is getting preached that seems to honor sins and even call some sins LOVE .
IT AINT JESUS . Rest assured you would not see JESUS in a rainbow waving church , waving the flag
of the lgbtq and saying god is love . JESUS would be walking into such places a lot like he did
into the temple and be rebuking and correcting such behavoir .
Nor would JESUS come preaching God is fine with all paths either .
THE TRUE JESUS preached HE ALONE as the only way , rest assured JESUS never changes
So if any other comes preaching a jesus that seems to be centered on this all inclusive social sin accepting
many path accepting gospel , IT AINT JESUS they be preaching but rather a delusion .
 

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Rest assured many do preach GOD is love . ONLY the love they point too , DONT POINT TO CHRIST OR TO GOD
but rather away FROM CHRIST and GOD .
Remember that old phrase they so often said many a time
to those who would try and correct them and their behavoir .
THEY said STOP PUTTIN GOD into a box .
They often taught its time to take GOD out of the box .
Had they been honest they would have said STOP preaching the GOD of the bible to us
They didnt take GOD out of the box , THEY TOOK HIM OUT OF THE BIBLE and replaced him with a god
that sure seems to accept sins . THE ONLY god i know that does that would be the dragon .
 

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Then thats a serious problem.
More serious a problem than the plague . For the end of such a thing shall be the second death .
Let us learn our bibles well and stay well dug into those holy scrips .
For we have two versions of GOD and of CHRIST being taught today .
One is the biblical version which is TRUTH and is of GOD
the other is the dragons version and its of men and women who have sold out to a lie .
We better be testing all my friends and do so against what is written in those bibles .
 

amigo de christo

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im struggling to see spiritual "fornication" in Esau--any specific v that led you there?
Well yeah . Did ESSAU have physical sex . Exactly . HE sold his birthright for a morsel of bread .
There is such a thing as spiritual fornication .
It never said and essau approached he was faint and then a lady appeared and he had sex with her .
NOPE
HE sold his birthright . THERE is such a thing as FORNICATION against GOD , as Adultery against GOD .
And many now comit fornication with that wretched all inclusive whore .
But not the lambs . WE gonna expose the whore and point only to Christ .
 

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Because Abraham believed(faith) God...
Genesis 15:6,
-and he believed in the Lord, and God accounted it to him for righteousness.
Abraham is another good example of what true faith is all about .
Abraham did believe GOD and both james and pual use him as an example to make valid points .
SO my question is what did this abraham who believed GOD do .
WHAT GOD TOLD HIM TOO . Exactly . Hearers only , THAT WASNT ABRAHAM , HIMS was A DOER .
WHEN GOD said DO , abraham was even willing to sacrifice his own son TO DO .
SO HOW come that abraham is no longer preached .
OR more , HOW Come the JESUS who said one whois a hearer only and not a doer HAS NO FOUNDATION .
Since so many love to point out the faith of abraham , WE OUGHT TO POINT OUT THAT HIS FAITH WAS NOT DEAD .
WHEN GOD SAID DO , HE DID . PEROID . so we should too .
 
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Titus

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Hebrews 11:8,
-by faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going.
The faith that saves is the faith that obeys.
 
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