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Posts by smvoice

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  • NBC Predicts: All Americans Will Receive A Microchip Implant In 2017 Per Obamacare!

    04/15/2014 5:14:54 PM PDT · 74 of 102
    smvoice to metmom

    Well, they can’t mark us if they can’t find us. And they can’t find us if we are no longer “findable”. But I would love to see that list of “WTH?? They were here yesterday, then “poof” they’re gone...??”

  • For Growing Numbers of Baptists, Pope Francis is Drawing Admiration

    02/14/2014 8:09:08 AM PST · 15 of 105
    smvoice to Dr. Ursus; Dutchboy88
    Exactly what is Dutchboy88's "group", Dr. Ursus, that so offends you? He is a member of the church the body of Christ and as a member, he is called to "Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine." (2 Tim. 4:2). Which is exactly what he does. That offends you? The only person who would be offended by that would be a person who is lost, and in need of the gospel of the grace of God and the correct doctrine for this age of grace and reconciliation with God.

    It speaks more to your need than to Dutchboy88's responses on these threads. He is doing what God asks every member of His body to do. Are you?

  • "Praying Through" by R.A. Torrey [Devotional]

    02/08/2014 1:33:09 PM PST · 5 of 31
    smvoice to Dutchboy88
    ..and everywhere they looked they prayed for revival. Not understanding the apostasy that they were a part of...
  • About Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth

    02/07/2014 5:57:10 PM PST · 19 of 39
    smvoice to PoloSec; CynicalBear

    I am interested in your questions, Polo. How many dispensations do you believe there are? And what is the “word of truth” in your opinion?

  • Charismatics in Context

    02/04/2014 8:34:55 AM PST · 94 of 98
    smvoice to Gamecock

    Mourning, just like celebrating, is acknowledging God’s will in our lives. And I agree. It is saying that no matter what happens, He is in charge. And He will make all things work together for good to those who love the Lord. It is a confirmation of Romans 8:34-39, and shows what faith to a believer truly is. No matter what, we know He is in charge and He knows why.

  • According to Scripture (Sola Scriptura)

    02/02/2014 5:05:52 PM PST · 241 of 938
    smvoice to OneWingedShark; knarf
    Well, according to Acts 8:1, we DO know something about the goings on of the 12 after Pentecost.

    "And Saul was consenting unto his (Stephen's) death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad through the regions of Judaea and Samaria, EXCEPT THE APOSTLES." The 12 remained at Jerusalem. My question is why? It matters. They weren't staying there by accident, especially since there was a GREAT PERSECUTION AGAINST the JERUSALEM CHURCH.

    It has to do with the "great commission" that Christ gave them.

  • According to Scripture (Sola Scriptura)

    02/02/2014 4:40:47 PM PST · 238 of 938
    smvoice to OneWingedShark; knarf

    ...and here we go down the “legend/tradition” road. Already. I am not interested in legend/tradition. I am interested in God’s word. So you’re saying that the “clumping” around Jerusalem was not God ordained? And so the 12 were NOT in God’s will regarding remaining in Jerusalem even after the Holy Spirit was poured out? Just why were they there to begin with after Pentecost? Why not just disperse in 12 directions with the gospel? And meet back in Jerusalem to discuss their great successes with the Gentiles?

  • According to Scripture (Sola Scriptura)

    02/02/2014 4:01:02 PM PST · 234 of 938
    smvoice to OneWingedShark; knarf

    I think you’re missing the point here. IF Christ commissioned Peter and the 11 to go to ALL nations with the gospel, why the need for Paul? Peter and the 11 ALREADY had that command from Christ. As Matthew and Mark point out clearly.

  • According to Scripture (Sola Scriptura)

    02/02/2014 3:12:06 PM PST · 230 of 938
    smvoice to OneWingedShark; knarf
    "Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine." 2 Tim. 4:2.

    As much as I would like to feed your high opinion of yourself and your ability to scare away lesser foes with your arguments, I must confess that it is my lack of "longsuffering" that left you without an answer from me. If you would care to discuss this topic, a little less "gotcha" and a little more respect for the truth of God's word, studied HIS way would be helpful. Starting with this:

    Think for a moment. Using the common sense God gave you, just THINK. WHY PAUL? There is a striking fact and a world of discussion when you ask yourself that simple question.

    AFTER our Lord, in His so-called "great commission", had sent Peter and the other Apostles, Mathias included, into "ALL THE WORLD" to preach "THE GOSPEL" to "EVERY CREATURE" (Mark 16:15) and make "DISCIPLES of ALL NATIONS" (Matt. 28:19)- AFTER THIS, He raised up ANOTHER APOSTLE, Paul. WHY? He had already commissioned the twelve to go to all nations. WHY the need to raise Paul and send him? Why not make him the 12th Apostle instead of Mathias? Why make him an Apostle at all? And did Peter and the 11 perceive this raising up of Paul as some kind of change in the commission given to them?

    If you want to continue this discussion, those questions must be answered. Honestly and with God's Word. Not man's "interpretation" of His word. Because He DOES tell us the answers.

    And BTW, I am a "she". Not a "he". :)

  • Haunting in Indiana leads to family’s exorcism, child’s levitation: Reports

    01/28/2014 1:17:05 PM PST · 34 of 88
    smvoice to longfellowsmuse; metmom; CynicalBear; Alex Murphy; Iscool
    "A priest as a person who usually daily holds the body of Christ in his hands is who is needed to chase away demons."

    ..how to put this into words of longsuffering, correct doctrine, reproof, rebuke or anything resembling trying to show truth from a lie is beyond me at this point. Perhaps someone else can begin. This is going to be ONE LONG ROAD to travel to get to the truth.

  • Why I Am Still an Evangelical Protestant [And Not Roman Catholic]

    01/27/2014 6:32:12 PM PST · 126 of 390
    smvoice to xone; Dr. Brian Kopp

    Yep. I’m pretty sure we’re told to take unto ourselves the whole armour of God, in order to withstand in the evil day, and having done all we can, to STAND. (Eph. 6:13-20). No where that I read does God’s Word say to lay down and get some rest, I look really tired. And no where does His Word tell me that it’s time for the Lord to sort it out. The only reason we are still on this site, giving Scripture and reproving, rebuking, and exhorting with all longsuffering and doctrine (2 Tim. 4:2) is because of God’s patience and His desire to be reconciled to man through the finished work of Christ. He is giving us another day because He desires that no man enters hell for rejecting His Son. Every minute He gives us is a minute to give the gospel of the grace of God to an unbelieving world. Who yawns, and stretches and talks about how tired of the same old, same old they are...Boo hoo. It’s just so pathetic..

  • Why I Am Still an Evangelical Protestant [And Not Roman Catholic]

    01/27/2014 5:01:06 PM PST · 93 of 390
    smvoice to Biggirl
    Scripture also compels us to "preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine." (2 Tim. 4:2).

    I like that verse. It tells me that "arguments" are only "useless" if no one is committed to searching the Scriptures to see if those things are so. That means they have taken the word of man as the captain of their ship, and have him at the wheel while they relax and enjoy the cruise.

  • Why I Am Still an Evangelical Protestant [And Not Roman Catholic]

    01/27/2014 4:42:17 PM PST · 72 of 390
    smvoice to Ann Archy; metmom; CynicalBear
    "Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief."(1 Tim. 1:13).

    Hmmm..Paul is saying here he was a former blasphemer. How do you explain the fact that he received mercy?

  • Sola Scriptura – An Unbiblical Recipe for Confusion

    01/27/2014 10:48:01 AM PST · 258 of 531
    smvoice to editor-surveyor; metmom

    There are no keys to the Body of Christ. Paul, the first member therein, never spoke of having keys or giving keys to other members. The kingdom, yes. The Body, no. What would be the point?

  • Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from church in Italy

    01/27/2014 10:42:46 AM PST · 7 of 30
    smvoice to Gamecock
    IBTWPIL...(In Before The Whole Point Is Lost)

    woohoo!!

    Nope, looks like I'm too late. I'm always late it seems,when it comes to the whole point being lost in Catholic circles.

  • Converted and Converting [St. Paul]

    01/27/2014 8:39:30 AM PST · 87 of 91
    smvoice to Iscool; Salvation

    Very simple, isn’t it? In fact it’s so simple that they think it simply cannot be possible. The stumblingblock.

  • Converted and Converting [St. Paul]

    01/27/2014 6:48:08 AM PST · 81 of 91
    smvoice to xone; Salvation
    This is one of the most vulgar, disgraceful things I've ever read here. Just a cursory glance through Paul's epistles would/SHOULD be enough to give someone the clear understanding that he would have been mortified by this 'prayer'. All I can add to try to clarify this great Apostle's commission and mission for Christ is this:

    "In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel." (Rom. 2:16).

    This is what will be presented to you, Salvation. NOT copies of your 'prayers' to St. Paul.

  • One Hundred Fifty Reasons I'm Catholic - And You Should Be Too!

    01/25/2014 6:06:01 PM PST · 556 of 1,364
    smvoice to BlatherNaut; metmom
    Are you attempting to tell us that prior to 325 AD people sat around contemplating their navels while waiting for someone to compile what would become their beliefs?

    I hate to be the one to break this to you, but the Council of Nicaea did nothing more than CONFIRM what had ALREADY been in existence, the commonly held books, letters, epistles that made up our Bible were accepted and known by believers. I know it hurts, but Catholics did not teach mankind how to hunt, fish, or find God.

  • Converted and Converting [St. Paul]

    01/25/2014 5:10:46 PM PST · 72 of 91
    smvoice to Salvation
    Paul is to grace as Moses was to the law. Both received their commission by direct revelation of God, face to face and mouth to mouth. Both were directed to take their revelations directly to the people. Moses to Israel and Paul to the Gentiles. From God to Moses to Israel. And from God to Paul to the Gentiles. Moses' revelations from God looked forward to Israel's Redeemer, and Israel's future work as a nation of priests and a blessing to all nations. Paul's revelations from God looked backward to the cross, where Christ's finished work was proclaimed to him for the remission of all our sins.

    And yet, Paul is so often mocked, discounted or disparaged among people who "claim" to understand grace and this age we are living in. He never claimed to be one of the 12, he claimed to be apart from the 12. The ministry of the 12 came from the law, the prophets, Christ, and the kingdom gospel, of which they will rule on that day Christ returns as Messiah and sets up the kingdom that was promised them. Paul never promised Israel a kingdom. He promised that Jews and Gentiles are made one, in the body of Christ and our position is not earthly, like Israel, but heavenly. Paul could not have been lumped together with the 12 as his calling was different.

  • Fascination with Francis stirs Protestant hearts

    01/24/2014 5:56:55 PM PST · 29 of 103
    smvoice to Steelfish; Dutchboy88
    In my mind's eye Steelfish has just poured himself a brandy and is swirling and sniffing for the required effect that anyone who pours himself a brandy must adhere. I sense a profound statement from him any moment now, formed from years of study and late night conversations over brandy and the meaning of life. The fireplace has the low glow of perfectly seasoned wood, crackling softly, and keeping time with Bach, playing discreetly in the background of the perfect setting for lessons from a master of life's moments and all that is important. Wait patiently...his words are beginning to form...and we will all be the wiser for having been invited to watch and listen. And learn.

    "This is the sophomoric stuff that low-information Protestants spew out"...ah, the chance to impress those beneath his opinion of himself, has come. And gone. And we are left with a fleeting moment of comedic craving. Such as the fireplace suddenly losing a log as it rolls toward Steelfish's priceless rug, only to have him stomp out the sparks with his tawny taupe driving moccassins. While in desperation he pours his snifter of brandy onto his shoes and watches in horror as they poof straight out of existence. Never one to find the humor or irony in a situation he has claimed as the moral high ground, he grasps aimlessly toward the front door, smoke billowing and Bach just a distant memory. Asking us to find our own way out, he collapses into a corner, cursing the low-information Protestant Christians for not knowing the basics of fire prevention and sharing with him. After all, he cannot know everything. He was prepared to share his intellectual, historical, and liturgical practices with the heathens. The least they could have done was bring a fire extinguisher. Must he do EVERYTHING?

  • 13 Differences Between the PCA and the PCUSA.

    01/23/2014 6:40:37 PM PST · 46 of 57
    smvoice to OneWingedShark

    God said it IS possible to rightly divided His Word of Truth. He instructs us to do it. And He shows us how. You can argue with Him if you want, but I guarantee you will be ashamed. He said it, not me.

  • 13 Differences Between the PCA and the PCUSA.

    01/23/2014 5:11:12 PM PST · 36 of 57
    smvoice to OneWingedShark

    “Paul claimed that title”??? God GAVE him that title. As far as the rest of your post, a good read through Ephesians, Chapter 2 would be a big help. Why did Christ say He was not sent to anyone but the lost sheep of the house of Israel? When did the new covenant go into effect? And who was it made with? Just reading Scripture will do no good unless it is compared Scripture with Scripture and rightly divided according to GOD’S COMMAND. 2 Tim. 2:15. That is, if you care to be approved unto God, as a workman who needs not to be ashamed when you stand before Him. That is HIS promise to us believers.

  • A Tale of Two Cuomos

    01/23/2014 5:06:41 PM PST · 13 of 16
    smvoice to Heart-Rest

    You must have misunderstood my post. I WAS including Obama as one of the most disgusting people pictured. The WHOLE group. NONE withstanding.

  • 13 Differences Between the PCA and the PCUSA.

    01/23/2014 4:25:28 PM PST · 27 of 57
    smvoice to OneWingedShark

    Yes, I agree it would be ridiculous. IF you were Israel. But you aren’t. Do you even know when the Gentiles were saved? And who was their Apostle? And actually, it DOES matter.

  • A Tale of Two Cuomos

    01/23/2014 4:23:20 PM PST · 11 of 16
    smvoice to Gamecock

    Talk about a priest, a rabbi, a Buddhist walking into a bar. Aren’t they having just the time of their lives? It’s just one big joke among these people. For a while, anyway...

  • 13 Differences Between the PCA and the PCUSA.

    01/23/2014 4:19:33 PM PST · 24 of 57
    smvoice to aimhigh
    "In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel." Rom. 2:16.

    It's not the commandments we will be judged by, aimhigh. It's Paul's gospel. According to GOd, that is. Perhaps you should spend a few minutes finding out what that gospel is. Since you WILL be judged by it. God said it. Not me.

  • 13 Differences Between the PCA and the PCUSA.

    01/23/2014 3:13:41 PM PST · 16 of 57
    smvoice to aimhigh

    Then may I suggest a thorough reading of Eph. Chapter 2? Because until you understand when “time past” ended and “but now” began, you will never be able to study God’s word rightly divided. And you WILL be ashamed when you stand before Him. 2 Tim. 2:15. God would not tell us how to be approved unto Him, without showing us how to do this.

  • Reflections on Pope Francis’ message for World Day of Peace

    01/23/2014 2:59:37 PM PST · 2 of 27
    smvoice to Gamecock

    If the Rapture would have occurred on that day, the World Day of Peace would have continued on, never missing a beat, or a member. “Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools...”..

  • 13 Differences Between the PCA and the PCUSA.

    01/23/2014 2:52:56 PM PST · 12 of 57
    smvoice to aimhigh

    My question implies that parts of the Bible are for “time past”, parts are for “but now” and parts are for “ages to come”. It’s called rightly dividing God’s Word. (2 Tim. 2:15). You will find the way to do this as God gave to Paul, in Ephesians, Chapter 2. As far as “obsolete”, do you bring a lamb to slaughter every Sunday? There was a time for that, but not now. It is for our understanding, but not for our obedience today. Don’t get too wise by half, you yourself make parts of the Bible “obsolete” every time you exchange OT commandment for NT ones. Just how did you decide which is for today and which is not?

  • 13 Differences Between the PCA and the PCUSA.

    01/23/2014 2:34:42 PM PST · 10 of 57
    smvoice to aimhigh

    What’s ‘ignored’ is the reason tongues were given, and if they are still being used by God today. Which would be answered if 2 Tim. 2:15 were employed by Bible students. Were the Corinthians more ‘spiritual’ or had more ‘faith’ than others do today? Why, exactly, as Gentiles, were they given the gift of tongues? And you truly believe that 1 Cor. 14:27-37 is the ‘most explicit instruction for worship’? Today?

  • Fascination with Francis Stirs Protestant Hearts

    01/23/2014 2:25:37 PM PST · 18 of 51
    smvoice to piusv

    And I think you are right. Just as conservative Catholics do not seem too keen on embracing him, neither do conservative non-Catholics.

  • Pope Francis, in Social-Media Message, Calls Internet a 'Gift From God'

    01/23/2014 2:23:56 PM PST · 27 of 33
    smvoice to NYer

    NYer, do you honestly believe the Internet is a ‘Gift from God’, and that we should be thanking Him for it? Is He so proud of this invention and so wanting us to be grateful to Him for it? I’m just curious as to your opinion, when all the good of the internet is weighed against the bad, is God really in this as the gift-giver of it?

  • Fascination with Francis Stirs Protestant Hearts

    01/23/2014 2:14:44 PM PST · 16 of 51
    smvoice to Gamecock

    They eventually get a tingle, after they first check to make sure it’s not a stream. Poor things don’t know whether to stand proudly or squat in shame, such is the situation Francis has them in.

  • Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Helped Hide Priest Abuse in Chicago, Documents Show

    01/23/2014 12:19:08 PM PST · 101 of 117
    smvoice to vladimir998; CynicalBear
    Do you indeed know the Bible more than I ever will? Then you will be able to tell me where God gives us specific instructions on how to study His Word. Not man's opinion, but God's OWN WORDS. You see, it's not enough to read the Bible. It must be read and studied GOD'S WAY. And He tells you how to do that. Unless you are doing it HIS way, you are wasting your time. Because you will never stand before Him approved unto Him. He said that, not me.

    So, give me your pearls of wisdom you've gleened from lo these many years in Bible study, with all kinds of Bibles, and all kinds of knowledge you so proudly proclaim.

  • Who Are You?- In Christ

    01/23/2014 9:52:30 AM PST · 10 of 10
    smvoice to virgil283
    Who am I?

    In Christ, I am dead, and my life is hid with Christ in God. "For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God." (Col. 3:3).

    For this reason, I am to seek those things which are ABOVE, not on things on the earth. "If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affections on things above, not on things on the earth." (Col. 3:1,2).

    I am to put no confidence in the outward man, which perishes day by day. (Col. 2:1-23).

    I am to be confident that it is the Holy Spirit who is working IN ME, not ME. "Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Christ." (Phil. 1:6).

    In other words, my focus is UPWARD, not on this earth. Assured that God WILL take care of all He has promised me. The finished work of Christ is my guarantee.

  • Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Helped Hide Priest Abuse in Chicago, Documents Show

    01/22/2014 11:22:06 PM PST · 98 of 117
    smvoice to vladimir998

    You really need to invest in a mirror, vlad. Evidence is given every day. You just choose to ignore it. Sweep it under the rug. They are called excuses. And it’s what pawns do in order to defend the indefensible. You appear to be an anti=protestant bigot. But poor you, will never see. You’re too busy playing a “victim” of “holy wars”. Get over it. Get a Bible and read it if you want to discuss truth. Whining will get you no where.

  • Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Helped Hide Priest Abuse in Chicago, Documents Show

    01/22/2014 5:10:33 PM PST · 92 of 117
    smvoice to metmom; AbnSarge

    AMEN. So perfectly stated there can be NO excuse for not “getting” what the problem actually IS in the RCC. Of course, that won’t stop many from trying to sweep the real truth under the carpet, but I pray that those who are truly seeking what they cannot yet put into words, will read your post and finally understand the unique position of deceit and hideous abuse of power the RCC holds over its members.

  • Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Helped Hide Priest Abuse in Chicago, Documents Show

    01/22/2014 3:46:25 PM PST · 82 of 117
    smvoice to metmom

    “martyrs”...right. They just want so badly to be scorned upon, misused,abused, reviled, etc. You know, all those things that Israel truly IS. It’s pitiful to see how desperate one group can be to pretend martyrdom. Because they KNOW the opposite of love is NOT hate, it is indifference. And the majority of people just don’t care. And than will NOT do for those who believe they are bringing in the Kingdom for Christ, and they will suffer for His name. The only “suffering” they’re doing is defending their leader as sane.

  • Top Papal Ally Urges Vatican Doctrine Chief Müller to Loosen Up

    01/22/2014 6:53:07 AM PST · 53 of 69
    smvoice to Iscool; Petrosius

    “... it’s not a ‘stick’....it’s a ‘magic wand’...but it only works if you believe...so I cannot show you how magical it is...because you don’t believe...don’t you understand the difference...??...”...lol

  • For the Weak I Became Weak

    01/22/2014 5:46:24 AM PST · 3 of 11
    smvoice to HarleyD

    AMEN. As both a Jew and a Roman citizen, Paul had a unique standing, and a unique role to fill for Christ. And just as the Body of Christ is made up of Jews and Gentiles reconciled to one body by the cross, so Paul is the perfect representative of that Body.

  • Los Angeles Attorney: Many Abuse Claims Against Catholic Priests are ‘Entirely False’

    01/19/2014 2:32:17 PM PST · 255 of 399
    smvoice to Arthur McGowan; metmom; CynicalBear

    Are you serious here?? If you are indeed serious, then I am at a complete loss as to what to say to you.

  • Los Angeles Attorney: Many Abuse Claims Against Catholic Priests are ‘Entirely False’

    01/18/2014 2:23:03 PM PST · 76 of 399
    smvoice to NKP_Vet; Gamecock; metmom; CynicalBear

    {{{sigh}}}} It has absolutely NOTHING to do with percentage wise. It has EVERYTHING to do with the POWER the RCC claims it has over its members. The power to retain or remit sins, for instance. If you were an abuse victim of a priest, and you have been taught that that priest has the power to retain or remit your sins, and you cannot get to heaven in a sinful state, then you are at the mercy of the RCC to save yourself from the sin of that priest against you. Can you not see the difference?? There is not protestant organization that claims she has the power to retain someone’s sins. That is the hideous nature of sexual abuse in the RCC. The POWER that abusing priest holds against his victim. Or shall I say the POWER that victim THINKS that priest has over him.

  • Los Angeles Attorney: Many Abuse Claims Against Catholic Priests are ‘Entirely False’

    01/18/2014 12:15:53 PM PST · 30 of 399
    smvoice to Salvation; Gamecock
    Salvation, how many times are you going to pull that Rome v. Protestant rabbit out of your hat to try to prove a pointless point? I KNOW I've explained the difference SEVERAL times, and YET...ONE more time...

    The DIFFERENCE between RCC abuse and Protestant abuse is the FACT that ROME declares the ability to retain or remit the sins of her followers. Thereby putting the abuse victim at the hands of a PRIEST in order to have their sins forgiven on their "road to salvation". Protestants have no such claim on her followers. DON"T YOU GET IT YET??!

  • Los Angeles Attorney: Many Abuse Claims Against Catholic Priests are ‘Entirely False’

    01/18/2014 12:11:30 PM PST · 26 of 399
    smvoice to Gamecock

    If it concerns Rome, I would automatically do a spell-check. You know, “trust but VERIFY”. “Many Abuse Claims...” COULD be spelled “MINI Abuse Claims”. I’m just sayin..

  • The Holy Trinity: Sound Doctrine or a Man-Made Tradition?

    01/17/2014 9:08:03 AM PST · 710 of 773
    smvoice to CynicalBear

    AMEN, CB. And I will stand on this with the whole armor of God. As I know you will also.

  • Catholic Word of the Day: SACRAMENT OF ORDERS, 01-17-14

    01/17/2014 9:05:38 AM PST · 5 of 5
    smvoice to Salvation

    For me it was the day I realized that Christ died for my sins and that His finished work for me was the only hope I had to be reconciled to God. The Gospel of the grace of God, you know.. I wasn’t 12. I was grown. And lost. And without hope in this world. Amazing grace.

  • Catholic Word of the Day: SACRAMENT OF ORDERS, 01-17-14

    01/17/2014 7:57:45 AM PST · 3 of 5
    smvoice to Salvation

    Exactly when is the “age of reason”?

  • Biblical baby names set to make a comeback in 2014

    01/09/2014 8:45:14 AM PST · 105 of 111
    smvoice to ClearBlueSky

    “Unique Blow”. A real name. Her mother had no control over the last name. She should have been shot for the first.

  • Musings from the Holy Spirit

    01/08/2014 10:52:03 AM PST · 13 of 39
    smvoice to chuckles
    As beautiful and well-thought out that was, you are preaching to another dispensation. God is not forming a nation of believers right now, He is forming a BODY of believers, located in the heavenlies, and based purely on the finished work of Christ. The dispensation of the grace of God. It began with the saving and raising up of Paul, and will continue until the final believer is brought into the Body, at which time Christ will return to the air to resurrect our bodies and change those who are alive and remain, to conform to His glorious Body. Thus shall we ever be with the Lord. As far as praying that God would bless us on this present evil world, we are told to keep our eyes focused upward, that is where all our blessings are. We are blessed with ALL spiritual blessings in heavenly places IN CHRIST.

    There will be no revival during this time of the dispensation of the grace of God. There will be apostacy. People with itching ears. Romans through Philemon would give you all the information you need to understand this time we are in.

  • The Highways and Byways

    01/06/2014 10:48:35 AM PST · 9 of 15
    smvoice to CynicalBear

    This is just what I needed to begin 2014 with inspiration and dedication. Thank you for all you do here, both for those seeking God and the Body of Christ. We would all do well to look to you for inspiration and the truth of God’s plan for us. :)