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Where are you with Christ?

Discussion in 'Testimonial Forum' started by Sword, May 16, 2017.

  1. Sword

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    I see a bit of fear in the forum tonight. I seen Tripp tell hes a satanist. All the replys showed me nothing but fear and dread of one man, lol. I could care nothing of satan and sleep just fine. Me and my family are walking with God. we dont fear nothing. Got no house insurance and never had for 30 years. It all depends on your mind set. I dont fear satan and hardly would I mention him. I fear God and love Him. I know who I am in Christ. I knwo my created value. I am a joint aire with Jesus He loves me I am very secure. I dont ask were are you Jesus when something comes against me. I know where He is. If you are spooked with one man. You need time alone with daddy in the secret place. He will reavel His love for you in a special way. we all lacking. were all thinking bible knowledge is the answer. Its all about relationship and nothing else. I dont fear if one of the kids are late . I would not jump oh God (fear) if one of them were in an accident. We need to learn to trust with out fear. Yall living in fear. Yall thinking God why you let this happen yall need to stop it.
    No fear No surrender. Jeus Love ya man.
     
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  2. Josho

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    I gotta agree with you man, we need more relationship with Christ on this forum, the relationship with Jesus, is far more important than Biblical knowledge, and it will carry you a lot further than just being "born again." When we see the persecuted Christians, a lot of them don't have Bibles, but what they do have is a good relationship with Christ, who will reveal stuff to them without even having seen the Bible, then there's Abraham, he had a very close relationship with Christ too, he didn't have a Bible, but he heard the voice of God very clearly and God blessed him greatly. It's good for one to know scripture, but even greater to have a very close, very great personal relationship with the Holy Spirit, God has been showing me his love more and more everyday, and that's wonderful. I used to think of the love message as gooey, kissy kind of love, as a lot of little kids think haha, but God has changed my heart and my mind on that topic, God's love is not a gooey love, but is a great wonderful powerful friendship of love, grace and forgiveness and if you take the time to develop that great wonderful relationship with Jesus, God will reveal to you many things, you will have many more supernatural Holy Spirit experiences and he will use you in many ways, the closer you get, the greater you will experience, if you want personal experiences like Jacob, like Ezekiel, like John, then i encourage you to grow in closer in your relationship with Christ.

    Good post. Jesus loves ya all, and he wants to be your very best friend.
     
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  3. PGS11

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    He made his choice - he is of the devil - he follows the world - we are of the spirit we are of God. The loss of his soul saddens Christ tremendously as it should sadden us - but God respects mans choice. You should not fear but pray for his conversion that would be what Jesus would want us to do. The greatest thing is he can come to Christ be forgiven and find his salvation. Its never too late. Pray for his conversion - we are to love the sinner and hate the sin.
     
  4. JesusIsFaithful

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    It isn't really funny. You should pray for Tripp that he may see your hope in Jesus Christ.

    Feel free to post a link to the thread where he said he was a Satanist and he was fearful of the devil. Maybe the Lord will lead me to share His word and my hope in Him to him.

    As it is, His disciples can lose sight of Him in the storms, so do not be hard on any christian for being fearful. Just remind them of our hope in Him for all things. Even Jesus had to save Peter from sinking into the waters when Peter had cried out to Him. So let us point others to call on Jesus for help also when fearful things in this life takes their eyes off of Him.
     
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  5. Sword

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    I gave him plenty. Not many others did the same. they all turned on him as if he was satan. Remind christians of our hope. I dont think some in here have any hope for anyone. They were just horrible to tripp and me for encouraging tripp.
     
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  6. lforrest

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    I have known two satanist who have turned to Christ. One I saw the change happen on another forum, there was no convincing them; God took care of the convincing. We merely were supportive and prayerful.

    If you say a Satanist has made their choice and that's the end of it, you are wrong. God can change someone's mind. Satan doesn't own them. Don't help Satan convince anyone otherwise.
     
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  7. PGS11

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    if you are speaking about my post you should read it all obviously you didn't
     
  8. lforrest

    lforrest Well-Known Member Staff Member Admin

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    Yes, I skimmed it and missed the sarcasm. That's a relief, but there does seem to be some reluctance to welcoming Tripp among some of our members.
     
  9. "ByGrace"

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    Amen to all the posts here....good thread....very much agree....I think we are all on the same page here..but I can only speak for myself. ✟
    I hope other see and read this thread.
    One of the end time signs is FEAR...a major weapon of the Enemy...and at the moment fear seems to be running wild in almost every country. If we didn't have the Lord ,we too would be fearful. I am sure we have a while to go yet...but Praise God for His abiding peace.
    Luke 21 27 "Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
    And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
    And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh."
     
  10. Josho

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    That's great, praise the Lord, I have been praying for Tripp, that God will reveal to him his love, his grace and his forgiveness. God bless all of those who helped him understand the real loving Jesus. I'm telling y'all Tripp has potential in Christ, God will use him for some amazing things.
     
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    We should not have a spirit of fear, but the Holy Spirit fills us and gives us hope. We should pray for this guy who is a Satanist and pray for others lost in the snares of other religions. Religion is man made and satanically inspired. Faith comes from God He reaches down to use and talks to us so we believe in what we cannot see, God sent His Son down to earth to save us from our sins. That we put our faith in Christ Jesus saves us and gives us hope and love, he strengthens our soul, mind, and heart so we need not be afraid of Satan and his demons. Jesus told us to pray for our enemies and love our enemies. Satanists fall into that category. They are people following the devil, not the devil himself. God can change their minds and hearts, after all Paul was once an enemy of the church.
     
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  13. KBCid

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    Matthew 7:21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? 23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

    I see many here professing to walk with Christ which would indeed be an admirable thing to accomplish but consider this;

    John 14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; 17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

    If any here do walk with Christ then you should have the spirit of truth and the spirit could answer a simple question for me again: What is the rationale for why the 'woman' was formed in the manner that was written in Genesis?

    This in not a trick question or an attempt by a non believer to undermine another persons belief. If the Spirit of truth abides here then the correct answer will be given. If the correct answer doesn't occur then I will not reveal it either. I seek to commune with others that The father has opened his understanding to.

    Thank you for your time
     
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  14. VictoryinJesus

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    You say it isn't a test, but isn't it?

    "Genesis 2: 22" And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man."

    Woman was taken out of man and brought to him. Same as Christ side was pierced and brought forth blood and water. Woman was taken from man(Adam and Eve), the same way those that belong in Christ(His bride) were taken out of Christ and are called unto Him, a Woman, a bride, becoming a helpmate in servitude, love and grace and surrender...always in subjection to THE Husband and His will and not her own. Subjection to her husbands(Christ) advancement and not her own. Not sure if that is the answer you seek. But now I ask you...what is the significance of Christ saying to those in Matthew 7? "And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity." in relation to Man and Woman in Genesis? Is that possibly the answer you seek?
     
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  15. bbyrd009

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    lol, yup. Most people don't even know who satan is, so it is essentially a fear of the unknown anyway.
     
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  16. bbyrd009

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    hey, i been prayin the same for you, how's that workin out btw? :)
     
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  17. bbyrd009

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    comedy gold, imo. No offense meant, sorry.
     
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  18. Sword

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    If as you say, and I have no intention of contradicting you. You are an unbeliever. Then it is impossible for you to teach me. or any other Christain.
    How can the unspiritual teach Gods Spirit that dwells inside me. The bible tells me I dwell in heavenly places. SO I do. But I never saw then yet. God tell me in His word I have the mind of Christ. So I do because God said it. Could the Holy Spirit tell me the answer to your question. Obvioulsy yes.
    I have no desire to find out the answer to the question. Or need to know. If I knew I would tell you but I am not really that sure what the full question is. I would be surprised if you knew the answer. If you do and you not a Christian then your answer could only have come from one other soarse. ANd if it came from the other saorse . my question would be. How do you know if its true? There is nothing a self confessed unbeliver can teach me about God.
    But this looks like it should be in another thread and not in this one. SO if you have questions I dont mind trying to answering them if I can. I dont know it all. But I do have the mind of Christ because God said it. and thats cool with me.
     
  19. Josho

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    Well it obviously must be working out good, thank you, especially around this year. I appreciate your prayers, a lot less argument, a lot more encouragement, I have learnt being right wing, is not the way to go, it doesn't get others very far, and it rarely helps anyone else out, it's good that some of them do know morals, but some of them don't either, for them it's like trying to fly with one wing, but we need the compassion and love of Christ so we can fly with 2 wings, we can still be righteous through Christ and loving towards sinners at the same time, just like Jesus did, there's no denying Jesus taught morals, but he did it in a loving, forgiving way, and people turned to him and followed him. But however that doesn't mean I agree with you on everything, I see the damage some sins can do to people, and because I care, I would rather they not be doing that sorta stuff for their own good, thanks for the prayers though, the Holy Spirit has obviously changed my heart for the lost. Coming out of a carnal Christian school and seeing what other Christians at school were doing wasn't easy for me, because of the way I was raised, I was raised by 2 Godly parents, in the ways of Jesus and I'm thankful for it.

    God Bless You
     
  20. KBCid

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    I am not an unbeliever. Christ does not give understanding to the unbeliever.
    There is one God and Christ is his son. Read my question carefully

    If you knew when you read my post that you had no answer then why bother to attempt to answer me?
    As I stated plainly I am seeking others to commune with who have ALSO been enlightened by the promised helper.

    God said quite plainly many shall believe they have the mind of Christ but will be turned away in the end. The helper is given to assist those who will not be turned away. If you have the helper then you can answer what I have asked.