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  • 1.5m US iPhone users are about to switch to Android

    08/28/2016 4:36:39 PM PDT · 6 of 49
    BornToBeAmerican to Swordmaker

    I have never had an iPhone but have had an ipad 2 that was given me years ago. The iPad is flawless and still accepts the latest IOS upgrades.

    I am a loyal Android user that is considering a switch to an iPhone. For no other reason than I am tired of the same old Android BS. Perhaps I am just become tired of Google and will settle for Siri. Who am I kidding? But a change will work for at least a year or two.

  • BUSINESS Retailer's 'brilliant marketing strategy' backfiring (Target)

    08/17/2016 4:21:54 PM PDT · 14 of 32
    BornToBeAmerican to aquila48

    Neither my wife or myself have stepped into a Target since letting men go into the restroom with little girls. Shame on them.

  • BREAKING: Prominent Anti-Hillary Clinton Researcher, FOUND DEAD at 54!

    08/15/2016 4:37:55 PM PDT · 45 of 141
    BornToBeAmerican to native texan

    The mob....I mean the Clintons strike again

  • Trump Make American Great Again Committee Over charged my Credit Card donation

    08/15/2016 4:35:09 PM PDT · 9 of 95
    BornToBeAmerican to notaliberal

    Are you 100% sure it was a legit Trump website? I have had no problems, ever. Seems like something a Liberal would try to do to discredit Trump

  • Tech Help Please - Win 7 won't update

    08/02/2016 11:18:41 AM PDT · 62 of 93
    BornToBeAmerican to RBW in PA

    oh my Gosh. Thank you for posting this. I used thist once at a place that had the Update function disabled. Works perfectly and every time.

  • Tech Help Please - Win 7 won't update

    08/02/2016 11:14:43 AM PDT · 57 of 93
    BornToBeAmerican to The Louiswu

    This is typical. I have no idea why. From experience and advice of many posts....... Start the update and just leave it alone for a day or so (meaning, don’t stop the “Checking for Updates....”)

    After a day or so, you should “Restart” the computer. If like me, you will see almost 200 pending updates waiting to be installed. All while “Checking for Updates....”

    Takes a couple of hours to install them and everything works as it should after that. Happens every time.

  • Cruz’s favorable rating nosedives after Trump non-endorsement

    07/25/2016 10:47:27 AM PDT · 32 of 65
    BornToBeAmerican to bubman

    Intergity? Maybe but less smarts than a fifth grader. Hi actions and lack of words proved without a doubt that he is no more than a spoiled brat who has never had to reason for himself.

    He could of held face: Stating that though he and Trump had had their disagreements; he would be honored to support him in everyway he could; bringing the US back to the country that the founders planned for.

    He would have brought together the base and had a chance to President one day.

    Integrity without common sense is like cutting your nose off to spite your face. Useless!!!!

  • What Does Jesus Mean When He Says That We Will Be Salted with Fire?

    07/25/2016 9:02:18 AM PDT · 14 of 19
    BornToBeAmerican to Salvation

    In short, salt is a enhancer. It enhancers flavor. Salted with Fire means the fire will also enhance. Sounds a little strange until one realizes that this is exactly what “fire and brimstone” is. Brimstone like salt, brings out the best in molten metals like Gold and Silver. In the time of Jesus, brimstone was wildly used for such purposes. It actually burns quite cool compare to other fuels.

    Finally, as a biblical proof, please read the following....

    1Co 3:11-15

    For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

    Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

    Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is.

    If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.

    If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.

  • Islam - The Truth every person needs to see

    06/13/2016 1:25:03 PM PDT · 6 of 9
    BornToBeAmerican to Lurkinanloomin
    I do not see this is the end of the world, just the end of the world as we know it. Apathy is a cancer and if nothing else, after much loss of life; people will learn to value freedom. Please all get a CHL and make sure your spouses carry and are proficient also. We do have a gun problem, there aren't enough where they need to be!!!
  • Islam - The Truth every person needs to see

    06/13/2016 1:06:23 PM PDT · 1 of 9
    BornToBeAmerican
  • AMAZING SPEECH! Pastor Jeffress is Plucked from Crowd and Endorses Donald Trump in Fort Worth

    02/26/2016 4:03:04 PM PST · 93 of 123
    BornToBeAmerican to Catsrus

    Are you sure you replied to the right person?

  • AMAZING SPEECH! Pastor Jeffress is Plucked from Crowd and Endorses Donald Trump in Fort Worth

    02/26/2016 3:56:48 PM PST · 91 of 123
    BornToBeAmerican to LambSlave

    No doubt you see the big picture. Awesomely stated

  • AMAZING SPEECH! Pastor Jeffress is Plucked from Crowd and Endorses Donald Trump in Fort Worth

    02/26/2016 3:51:54 PM PST · 89 of 123
    BornToBeAmerican to mcjordansc

    and you know this because you are God, no doubt

  • AMAZING SPEECH! Pastor Jeffress is Plucked from Crowd and Endorses Donald Trump in Fort Worth

    02/26/2016 1:53:11 PM PST · 32 of 123
    BornToBeAmerican to blueyon

    Trumps is brilliant. He is so far above any of the other contenders, it’s a joke.

    I think Rush is the only won who get’s it. Trump has been playing the Liberals and the Media, like they are mere infants. They are.

    As a parent and a God fearing one at that, all that I need to know about the inner quality of the man can be clearly seen in his family. His kids are just amazing. Polite, intelligent, sincere and humble.

    But back to what Trump is doing. He is taking everything off the table; the dems simply will not be able to use it against him. Notice how he said “some of what Planned Parenthood does is very good” (paraphrasing)Some might be and a whole lot isn’t. He shored a bridge and when he says he will make Planned Parenthood better, you can bet your life, that he will. Simple truth is, he has to have the people on his side and he will have no trouble squashing it when he wants.

  • Has Trump Killed the GOP?

    01/29/2016 4:32:55 PM PST · 96 of 105
    BornToBeAmerican to Mr Ramsbotham

    No way I am gong to argue with you. I actually thought that my argument sounded a little stupid when I wrote it. Conservatism, among other things means living within ones means. Stepping up to the plate and being and doing the best that one can. I agree with you 100% regarding the Constitution.

  • Has Trump Killed the GOP?

    01/29/2016 1:08:44 PM PST · 22 of 105
    BornToBeAmerican to 20yearsofinternet

    The problem with Trump is that he is doing and saying what the rest of us would, if we could.

    We need someone bold and brash to undo the debacle that Liberal think Political Correctness has put us in these past 30 or so years.

    Besides, what is so un Conservative about standing by what you say and not backing down. I totally get how he thinks; the Libs have no idea and that includes the GOP

  • An Iowa win might make the Trump train unstoppable

    01/29/2016 8:47:55 AM PST · 44 of 89
    BornToBeAmerican to bolobaby

    And that’s why we have bambi right.

  • An Iowa win might make the Trump train unstoppable

    01/29/2016 8:26:32 AM PST · 35 of 89
    BornToBeAmerican to Resettozero

    Cruz lost simply by not standing by Trump and skipping the debate. I am positive that Cruz would have benefitted from doing so, way more than Trump. Trump Won, Cruz lost. Trump was way smart, Cruz.....well the results speak for themselves. Trump is clearly in control, all the hallmarks of a true leader

  • The Bible: The Difference Between the Original Autographs and Original Texts

    12/11/2015 6:03:07 PM PST · 20 of 40
    BornToBeAmerican to SeekAndFind

    Meaning to offence, but God our Loving Father knew that all of this would happen: misspellings, doctrine changes etc.

    So he gave it to his Son, Jesus to say: “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.” John 14:26

    Without the Holy Spirit, not a single word of the Holy Scriptures can ever be understood. Is there any wonder that no one can agree.

    The Spirit brings the Holy Scriptures to Life

  • Transformation or Misinformation? Are Jesus’ Promises Real? What Hinders...Promises of Christ in Us?

    10/06/2015 10:34:19 AM PDT · 7 of 8
    BornToBeAmerican to ADSUM

    Amen to everything you said Adsum. I can remember the day as if it were burned into me, the moment that Christ entered my heart. Actually, I believe he was always there, it just took a long time to peal way the layers upon layers of garbage that kept him well hidden

  • Sharyl Attkisson: Democrats and African-Americans Tell Me They’re Voting for Trump (Video)

    10/06/2015 9:45:11 AM PDT · 44 of 78
    BornToBeAmerican to GBA

    If Conservatism is not PRO CAPITALISM then I’ll take a Pro Capitalist over a Social Conservative any day

  • Transformation or Misinformation? Are Jesus’ Promises Real? What Hinders...Promises of Christ in Us?

    10/06/2015 9:30:43 AM PDT · 5 of 8
    BornToBeAmerican to Salvation

    So many don’t believe Jesus, even though they swear they do.

    Do you? Jesus said: “Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.” Mat 16:28

    I do not want to get into this at this time, but Luke also records Jesus saying : 32 “I tell you the truth, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened. 33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. Luke 21

    Some standing here & this generation CERTAINLY will NOT pass away.

    Bold words certainly, but not nearly as bold as those who even hint Jesus was lying, was mistaken or obviously meant something else.

    The simple truth is Scripture bears witness to Scripture. A very rewarding study is on “Heaven and earth will pass away”

    The people in the time of Christ new exactly what it meant. Not so many today.

    Jesus has returned, for if he had not. How could he possibly be in your or my heart?

    John 3:23 Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks.

  • Single Payer Health Care

    09/28/2015 3:07:58 PM PDT · 1 of 36
    BornToBeAmerican
    If I paid only 5% of my income and EVERYONE else did the same (read the ones who pay no tax) and if EVERYONE who could afford health insurance or had it through work ect could go to any doc they wanted. And Lastly, if those who used the single payer health care went to their own clinics and there own hospitals leaving the rest of us to our own. The 5% would be worth it. No more crowded waiting rooms or ER's. Yep single payer might work if every one paid and but did not have to use it. Might
  • After two months: Windows 10 Hits the 100-Million Installations Mark

    09/28/2015 2:37:23 PM PDT · 17 of 63
    BornToBeAmerican to Jim from C-Town

    I have a smaller Celeron based notebook with 4G of ram.

    I loved 7 pro, and did not like 8.1pro until I purchased a replacement start menu app (start is back dot com) that booted straight into the desktop. I loved 8.1 then, it was faster than Win 7 and everything worked.

    Windows 10Pro? I am still on the fence. It is a memory hog, well part of it is. I am constantly running out of memory where before I never had. I am hoping it gets better over time. The touch screen is useful but I generally forget I have it. If you love Win 7. I would keep it. Though I would make an image of it, and download, install 10 and activate it for free. Then I would reinstall my 7 image, keeping my activation code for Win 10 for a time when it is better.

    Note this is an under powered machine.....

  • What Donald Trump Just Said About Gay Marriage Will Create SERIOUS Buzz

    08/19/2015 12:57:45 PM PDT · 18 of 57
    BornToBeAmerican to Red Steel

    You are right. Pathetic in that you would give it away. Big picture, look at the BIG picture and let God take care of the rest. How you could even consider another liberal administration is unfathomable. It’d only early, but where would we be without Trump in this race and that is a fair question

  • Rwanda: Guns Have No Place in Homes

    02/10/2015 12:22:12 PM PST · 35 of 58
    BornToBeAmerican to rktman

    Fact. Vehicles and public roads kill expodentialy more people per year than guns. Oh my how can I sleep at night?

  • Creation Conversion: From Atheist to Creationist

    02/09/2015 12:10:13 PM PST · 16 of 18
    BornToBeAmerican to fishtank
    Seems to me if all life stemmed from one cell, then where did the atoms come from?

    You know the very atoms that make up every ANIMAL, MINERAL & VEGETABLE in existence.

    Quantum Mechanics make even an atom seem incredibly large and in the quantum world emptiness prevails.

    Evolution by its very nature denies the very science upon which it is based.

    But then the Scriptures teach that Faith in God is a gift given by him, so one cannot condemn those whom Father has blinded. However, the bible says that EVERYTHING about God can be learned through CREATION.

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/26/2015 6:42:51 AM PST · 76 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to Darksheare

    This is so childish. You accuse, I simply ask questions and and are then blamed for calling you something WHICH I DID NOT!!!

    Fact!!! Liberals always make something out of nothing

    This is finished

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/23/2015 11:18:19 AM PST · 61 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to Darksheare

    Okay, I have no idea what point you are trying to make. Surely it MUST be my fault. So I will break down everything......

    1. Avatar was and will always be just a movie
    a. It is made up fiction
    b. It can only carry as much meaning as I gave it.

    2. Yes it played on the greedy Western culture of take, take and rape.
    a. This is liberal propaganda, which I detest.
    b. Therefore I treated as meaningless fiction because I gave it no value

    3. I put Jesus before everyone and everything
    a. I would not go and watch a gay Jesus movie.
    b. Not a thousand gay Jesus movies could ever take away from Jesus
    c. Neither did Avatar take anything away in my eyes
    1. It was make believe
    2. My beliefs are not founded on make believe

    4. I can see why some would take offense
    a. I chose not to give anyone that much power.
    b. Any message they were pushing was wasted on me.
    c. I enjoyed the story for what it was, a story.

    5. I am free to decide who I give my money to.
    a. Sometimes I have paid for one movie and watched another.
    b. This can greatly add to the enjoyment

    6. I can separate fantasy from reality.
    a. I am free to do so
    b. This is America and no movie is going to quell my love for her.

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/23/2015 8:37:31 AM PST · 57 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to Darksheare

    So hard to converse with someone who only accuses and then hides.

    Are you a liberal in disguise? I see no attempt at resolution. Just another childish outburst.

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/23/2015 7:59:21 AM PST · 55 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to Darksheare

    But you are calling me a liberal or at least saying I am speaking like one.

    FRiend this could not be further from the truth. Please explain what I said that you are so “dynamically” opposed to and I will do my best to clarify

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/22/2015 6:23:52 AM PST · 51 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to Darksheare

    Oh really, go read what was said again...... You cannot be serious.

    This is a free country. Contrary to the populace view, we are all not sheeple.

    Regardless of what you think, I am American. I work for the US Air force and support our millitary in everyday I can. If you for a moment think that Avatars degrades in any way what the US Armed forces represent, then I am sorry. It is no different if a movie was made about a gay Jesus.

    Nothing and I MEAN NOTHING!!! could ever take away from who JESUS really is. Not you me or any movie. We live in a FREE country and we have FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Avatar was aninmated fanticful movie, I enjoyed it for what it was. A movie. It did not ruin my day, because of the undertones or might or might not have been making. It was nothing more than images on a screen with words and music.

    IT WAS NOT REAL!!!!. And I CHOSE not to make it so and I am damn free to do so.

    Perhaps it is you who has some growing up to do?

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/21/2015 3:36:22 PM PST · 48 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to Darksheare

    Please don’t act like a liberal and label anyone who disagrees with you. Why not instead act intelligent and explain my naïveity?

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/21/2015 3:32:13 PM PST · 47 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to bolobaby

    All valid points and not one lost. Your service to our country is greatly appreaciated. If a movie was made depicting Jesus as gay. You and I both know that it BS. Just as I know the undertones regarding the military in Avatar was BS too.

    You do have me though , because I would not go and see a gay Jesus movie. So point taken.

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/21/2015 10:29:41 AM PST · 39 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to Darksheare

    Not hard to get at all. I just choose to ignore because it is a free country

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/21/2015 10:18:06 AM PST · 38 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to Darksheare

    As I stated. Separating fantasy from reality. I’m not saying the film was anything other than what has been stated. But it was a whole or more entertaining than the drivel that I am bombarded with daily on most if not all news mediums (this one excluded)

  • 'Avatar' sequels pushed back a year, James Cameron says

    01/21/2015 9:08:10 AM PST · 32 of 77
    BornToBeAmerican to bolobaby

    “He was *pissed*. The people who like this movie have had their brains addled by it.”

    Some of us can separate fantasy from reality. I image that is why you resort to slamming those who dare disagree with ‘you’ in the same manner as a liberal.

    Grow up, what part of freedom do you not get?

  • Obama's remarks on Paris shooting 'Shariah-compliant'

    01/09/2015 7:23:31 AM PST · 12 of 19
    BornToBeAmerican to upbeat5

    Who ever it was that said o is not only the worst President we have ever had, but the WORST MAN nailed the truth. He is a disgrace to human society and moral decency

  • A Flood of Closing Churches

    01/06/2015 9:51:48 AM PST · 10 of 78
    BornToBeAmerican to AEMILIUS PAULUS

    In every area of life Western Civilization is collapsing.”

    And we wonder why, when Western Civilization is all about “I” and “Me”, when we above all others should KNOW it’s about HIM.

  • Where's the outrage? White man gunned down by cops after flashing BB gun.

    01/05/2015 8:17:21 AM PST · 15 of 24
    BornToBeAmerican to SeekAndFind

    The gene pool looks better already

  • Presentation In The Temple...Luke 2 pt 1

    12/31/2014 4:43:14 PM PST · 2 of 5
    BornToBeAmerican to pastorbillrandles

    Fascinating, thank you for sharing. No one send to recognize how strong Jesus must have been, strong in faith, will and.character, but most of all for his love for Father. His and ours. Thank you.

  • What is the best flash app for Samsung Note III phone

    12/25/2014 2:04:45 PM PST · 22 of 28
    BornToBeAmerican to citizen

    If you want to play flash videos, like live streaming. Download Puffin browser. I do have the paid version, and it always works.

  • The Birth of the Greatest Shepherd

    12/24/2014 9:13:23 AM PST · 1 of 1
    BornToBeAmerican
    Jesus Christ is the author of EVERYTHING. To think for even a moment that Jesus CANNOT save ALL PEOPLE, automatically, denotes him to a position below and inferior to Satan. Oh, yes….This reasoning cannot be refuted, because Satan was able to in one single act CAUSE EVERYONE to be born into SIN AGAINST THEIR WILL. (Not a single person born since creation had a say in the matter?) Whereas, Jesus Christ, the Word, the perfect pure example of our Heavenly FATHER, ***** CANNOT ***** possibly Save anyone, unless they “Choose to be Saved.”

    Why would anyone even consider an understanding that, gives Satan more power than our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Many will quickly say that “We have FREE WILL,” but this is a fallacy, for there is nothing free about being born into the unescapable bondage of sin. Granted, some have always had Faith in our Heavenly Father, while others, seemingly not at all.

    Well, speaking from purely my own understanding, some were given Faith enough and some not. I say “given” because, I have always known everything I have written on this blog. These following Scriptures simply affirm it.

    For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified. – Rom 8:29, 29

    He predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— – Eph 1:5

    In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, – Eph 1:11

    For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as ****God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith. **** – Rom 12:3

    So, please read on, and discover how Christ will save Every Last person. “For whom the Lord LOVES He chastens, and scourges every son whom He receives. If ye endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for which son is he whom the father chastens not? But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye BASTARDS, and not sons.” – Heb. 12:6-8

    Father will chastens and scourges ALL of His children.

    Lets be clear that we all understand what “Scourges” means:

    noun: scourge; plural noun: scourges

    1. historical a whip used as an instrument of punishment.

    synonyms: whip, horsewhip, lash, strap, birch, switch, bullwhip, rawhide; “he was beaten with a scourge”

    2. a person or thing that causes great trouble or suffering. “the scourge of mass unemployment”

    synonyms: affliction, bane, curse, plague, menace, evil, misfortune, burden, cross to bear;

    verb: scourge; 3rd person present: scourges; past tense: scourged; past participle: scourged; gerund or present participle: scourging

    1. historical whip (someone) as a punishment.

    synonyms: flog, whip, beat, horsewhip, lash, flagellate, strap, birch, cane, thrash, belt, leather; “he was publicly scourged”

    If Father “LOVES” those whom He chastens, and scourges, does He then “HATE ” the Bastards?

    Now this is a very good question and it is worthy of much Scriptural consideration.

    Jesus tells us in Mathew:

    Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? – Mat 5:43, 46

    Is it reasonable to suggest that Father commanded us to do something and then does something completely different?

    Not according to Jesus, because his final instruction in this lesson speaks differently.

    Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect. – Mat 5:48

    We are told to be perfect just as God, our Father is perfect. So, Father must Love the “bastards” and must chasten and scourge them also.

    Scripture gives us some insight into the scourging process

    For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. If anyone builds on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or straw, their work will be shown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each person’s work. If what has been built survives, the builder will receive a reward. If it is burned up, the builder will suffer loss but yet will be saved—even though only as one escaping through the flames. – 1Cr 3:11-15

    Paul clearly states that though a person, may lose everything, this person will be saved as if by fire.

    What fire?

    For our God [is] a consuming fire. – Hbr 12:29

    Yes, Father is the “Spiritual” fire that will burn forever, for all eternity. Nothing or no one will ever extinguish Him. One can see that the fire of Father is just like the supposed Hell fire. Does this mean that the fire will burn away man’s sinful nature forever? Of course not, the fire will burn only while there are impurities to burn. Just like a fire burning in a forest, it can only burn while there is something to burn.

    But what is the real purpose of this fire? Not what you might assume. Read on.

    But who can endure the day of his coming? Who can stand when he appears? For he will be like a refiner’s fire or a launderer’s soap. – Mal 3:2

    Yes, every impurity will be washed away, and Gods children ALL OF THEM NOT A SELECT FEW. will be as pure as white snow.

    Ah, many will now wonder about the word “Punish” but did you know that Jesus never used the word in any of the Gospels. In fact the King James Version only has the word “punish” mentioned once in the Greek Scriptures (New Testament).

    So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might ***punish*** them, because of the people: for all men glorified God for that which was done.- Act 4:21

    Strong’s Concordance gives a very interesting meaning to word:

    Punish (G2849)

    a) to lop or prune, as trees and wings b) to curb, check, restrain c) to chastise, correct, punishment d) to cause to be punished Do you find it surprising that “punishment” is only the 3rd rendering? Even then it falls behind, Chastise and Correct. Isn’t it amazing that this the same word used in the word CHASTEND as just previously discussed.

    Could it be possible that the word “punishment”, should actually be “correction?” Fits perfectly with the all Consuming Fire of God, correcting each individual by burning up everything that is not based in LOVE.

    Paul never used the word Punish. In fact did you catch what he really said earlier?

    1Cr 3:13 their *** WORK *** will be shown for what it is……

    It is “our” work that will shown for what it is, not “us!” We will be cleansed, corrected. Now this might not be pleasant, but it is not going to last forever and we will be purified because of it.

    Jesus is the great shepherd and he spoke of this.

    But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Then Jesus told them this parable: “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? And when he finds it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders and goes home. Then he calls his friends and neighbors together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep.’ – Luk 15:2-6

    Jesus is the Great Shepherd, He will not cease searching until the last person is found and bought back into his fold.

    But then, what of Revelation and all of the horrors mentioned there? Would you believe that God’s Word provides a clear path of events. There is life after Revelation, life for all.

    Darby Translation:

    of which I became minister, according to the dispensation of God which [is] given me towards you to complete the word of God. – Col 1:25

    Yes, Paul was commissioned to complete the Word of God. Not John.

    Heresy? Hardly, because we have the Scriptures that agree.

    “In the book of Revelation we do not have the final plan of God. Paul, in 1 Cor. 15:22-28 takes us much further into the future than does the book of Revelation. To illustrate this more clearly, study the following: 1 Cor. 15:22-28 as compared with the new heaven and new earth of Revelation 20, 21 & 23

    In 1 Cor. 15:22-28, we have: * No more rule * No more authority * No more power * No more enemies * No more reigning * All subjected * No more death, death destroyed. * All made alive, immortal

    In Revelation 20, 21 & 22, we have: * Still rule (20:6; 22:5) * Son still reigns (22:1-5; 11:5) * Authority (21:24,25) * Power (21:24,25; 22:2) * Kings (21:24-26) * Saints reign (22:5) * Second death still exists (21:5) * The nations still mortal (22:2)

    Consequently, Col. 1:16-20: * All in heaven and earth created in Him (verse 16) * All for Him (verse 16) * All estranged are reconciled (verse 20)

    18 so then as it was by one offence towards all men to condemnation, so by one righteousness towards all men for justification of life. 19 For as indeed by the disobedience of the one man ***the many*** have been constituted sinners, so also by the obedience of the one ***the many**** will be constituted righteous. 20 But law came in, in order that the offence might abound; but where sin abounded grace has over-abounded, 21 in order that, even as sin has reigned in the power of death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. – Romans 5:18-21 (Darby)

    We can find much comfort in the above Scripture. Did you notice that Paul speaks of the same many? Who wins? Jesus or Satan?

    4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 8 Love never fails….. – 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)

    Clearly, a never failing LOVE and Endless Torture have NOTHING in common.

    The following words of Jesus should never be overlooked.

    But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked. – Luke 12:48 NIV

    So, there is a clear distinction between those who have been given much (ears to hear – Mk 4:9) and those who have not.

    I would guess no one would place themselves in the group where little is to be expected, though this is the group where little will be asked. Both other groups will be required to deliver Much and Much, Much more respectively.

    Jesus knew many would not understand:

    He said, “The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been ***given to you ***, but to others I speak in parables, so that, “ ‘though seeing, they may not see; though hearing, they may not understand.’ It makes no sense to believe that Father is going to punish those who do not know him, the ones who were not given Spiritual Eyes and Ears so that they could understand Jesus and then torture them unmercifully forever and ever when only a small amount is to be asked. Jesus said that the punishment will be light. It simply could not last longer than those who fail to deliver high expectations. However, following on from earlier, substituting PUNISHMENT with ***Correction*** one can easily see the similarity with the old adage: “You cannot reach and old Dog new tricks” (Father can)

    The ones so often doomed to endless suffering are simply mere puppies, little is expected of them.

    I would suggest everyone take a real careful look at their own heart. No one wants to hear Jesus say: “Be-gone , I do not know you” on the last day.

    As would-be old dogs, the new training / cleansing will likely be quite severe and many will surely dig in against Father and much gnashing of teeth

    I ask again: Who wins, Jesus or Satan?

    Hint: LOVE never fails

    Jesus the Great Shepherd.

    Then Jesus told them this parable:

    “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? And when he finds it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders and goes home. Then he calls his friends and neighbors together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep.’ - Luke 15:3-6

    I cannot emphasize enough, the similarities between a lost sheep and a spiritually deaf and blind person. Both lack the reasoning to determine the inherent dangers of going out alone.

    Jesus made a point of asking: Who wouldn’t leave the 99 sheep to find the one which is lost?

    Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord – Hebrews 13:20

    How can the greatest Shepherd of all, sit back and as much say: “If they don’t want to stay with me, let them go. They will pay in time.” This is as much as a lazy human shepherd, leaving the flock at the mercy of the wolves. Believing that Jesus is the Great Shepherd, yet also believing that he only tends to the flock that stays near him, is anything but a shepherd mindful of his flock.

    How is one to expect a deaf and blind would-be, sheep to find his/her way back to safety, even though they lack the spiritual intelligence to realize that they need it, for: “Their senseless minds have been darkened” - Rom 1:21.

    We should look upon such lost ones as these with such loving compassion and realize just as Jesus knew when he stated: “Forgive them Father, for they know not what they do.” Luke 23:34

    Jesus said to inherit Fathers Kingdom, one must become as little children. How is it that a child can understand such simple logic, but the learned cannot?

    So many say that Father is justified in punishing those who reject Him. This is such a travesty, for Father must remain true to Himself. Perfect Love, loves perfectly!

    That is why we labor and strive, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all people, and especially of those who believe. – 1 Timothy 4:10

    Jesus is definitely the Greatest Shepherd

  • Moving to TX

    12/24/2014 6:00:33 AM PST · 89 of 106
    BornToBeAmerican to JVB052010

    Try New Braunfels, almost half way between SA and Austin on IH35, with a population of almost 60k. Very close to Canyon Lake.

  • The Worst Sin

    12/23/2014 11:11:58 AM PST · 30 of 35
    BornToBeAmerican to BornToBeAmerican

    Not sure what happened to the formatting of the last post

    Jesus made a point of asking: Who wouldn’t leave the 99 sheep to find the one which is lost?

    Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord – Hebrews 13:20

    How can the greatest Shepherd of all, sit back and as much say: “If they don’t want to stay with me, let them go. They will pay in time.” This is as much as a lazy human shepherd, leaving the flock at the mercy of the wolves.

    Believing that Jesus is the Great Shepherd, yet also believing that he only tends to the flock that stays near him, is anything but a shepherd mindful of his flock.

    I believe this is Satan’s hoax. For Satan has many believing that he is more powerful than Christ. For he was able to darken every heart , but Christ cannot and will not to darkness to light in the hearts of ever lost soul.

  • The Worst Sin

    12/23/2014 11:01:02 AM PST · 28 of 35
    BornToBeAmerican to cuban leaf
    Oh I am sorry. I really appreaciate your response. Please let me explain: I do not believe anyone is truly lost to Christ. Sure there are those whom Father has blessed with the gift of faith resulting in a Love for both He and Christ. Certainly, there are many who are yet deaf and blind to God. Why is this? Certainly, it is because Father has yet to open their blinded eyes and dark hearts. Yet, I believe it also is our duty to sow the seeds of the Spirit in all we do and say. The following words of Jesus should never be overlooked. But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked. – Luke 12:48 NIV So, there is a clear distinction between those who have been given much (ears to hear – Mk 4:9) and those who have not. I would guess no one would place themselves in the group where little is to be expected, though this is the group where little will be asked. Both other groups will be required to deliver Much and Much, Much more respectively. Jesus knew many would not understand: He said, “The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been ***given to you ***, but to others I speak in parables, so that, “ ‘though seeing, they may not see; though hearing, they may not understand.’ It makes no sense to believe that Father is going to punish those who do not know him, the ones who were not given Spiritual Eyes and Ears so that they could understand Jesus and then torture them unmercifully forever and ever when only a small amount is to be asked. Jesus said that the punishment will be light. It simply could not last longer than those who fail to deliver high expectations. I belive Satan has twisted the truth beyond compare. Has Satan EVER burned billions alive forever? But somehow, many believe our Perfect Father is going to do acts vastly more horrendous than Satan EVER could. Every. Living soul was created in and through Christ (col 1) Which means every Soul is His. He will find everyone of his lost sheep, because the deaf and blind ones certainly cannot find him, that is if we fail to bring them all to Christ. I hope this helps. Many may seem lost to us, because we once were too. Christ found us as he will find all.
  • The Worst Sin

    12/23/2014 9:31:12 AM PST · 21 of 35
    BornToBeAmerican to cuban leaf

    I should have wrote: Have a look at the meaning of the word PUNISH

  • The Worst Sin

    12/23/2014 9:29:06 AM PST · 19 of 35
    BornToBeAmerican to cuban leaf

    Of all this I agree, but there is a but. We know that God is Love. Therefore, His Perfect Love must be perfect beyond our limited sinful comprehension.

    Have a look at the meaning for the word correction. It denotes CORRECTION, which is why parents today punish children, to correct their shortcomings.

    Lastly, Satan through one act condemned every single soul born of man to sin. Not one person had a choice. Is it reasonable, to conclude that Jesus who is the PERFECT SHEPHERD cannot do the same (According to the Scriptures He can and will)

    You see it is Satan that pushes FREE WILL. For what could possibly be free in the depravity of sin? Not one of us has any reason to boast.

    Yes, Father must and will be just. Just, to His very nature. Read Paul, Love keeps no records of wrongs. Paul also states, though one may LOSE EVERYTHING, this one will be Saved as if by Flames.

    What part of Perfect Love do we understand?

    Not much, other than even with our sinful hearts, we would never do such a thing as punish our children with no thought of forgiveness or compassion.

    I will ask you just one question. Who would promote such a belief regarding OUR PERFECT LOVING FATHER? GOD OR Satan?

  • The Worst Sin

    12/23/2014 8:34:29 AM PST · 11 of 35
    BornToBeAmerican to cuban leaf

    “For whom the Lord LOVES He chastens, and scourges every son whom He receives. If ye endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for which son is he whom the father chastens not? But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye BASTARDS, and not sons.”  – Heb. 12:6-8

    Father will  chastens and scourges ALL of His children.
    Lets be clear that we all understand what “Scourges” means:
    noun: scourge; plural noun: scourges

    1. historical
    a whip used as an instrument of punishment.
    synonyms: whip, horsewhip, lash, strap, birch, switch, bullwhip, rawhide;
    “he was beaten with a scourge”

    2.   a person or thing that causes great trouble or suffering.
    “the scourge of mass unemployment”

    synonyms: affliction, bane, curse, plague, menace, evil, misfortune,
    burden, cross to bear;

    If Father “LOVES” those whom He chastens, and scourges, does He then “HATE ” the Bastards?

    Now this is a very good question and it is worthy of much Scriptural consideration.

    Jesus tells us in Mathew:
    Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? – Mat 5:43, 46

    Is it reasonable to suggest that Father commanded us to do something and then does something completely different?

  • I thank you Lord that I am not like these others...

    12/23/2014 8:26:22 AM PST · 3 of 11
    BornToBeAmerican to cleghornboy

    For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, that no one should boast. (Eph 2:8–9)

    Thank you Father, for the many blessings that I have been so graciously given.