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  • Resurrection Day

    04/24/2011 9:54:51 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 4 replies ^ | April 24, 2011 | Tom Hoefling
    Though I was bound, by sin held fast From me earth's shackles have been cast My Savior came, my winter passed Eternal spring, it sprang at last For Christ is risen, as He said No longer is He with the dead All souls believing He has led His bride to Him will soon be wed So do not tarry by a grave Seek for the One to you Who gave The open Door from death's dark cave The only LORD, with pow'r to save Together, ever, then we'll sing The glories of our God, our King Who has destroyed all...
  • That Man Is Accursed of God...(Holy Week 2011)

    And if a man have committed a sin worthy of death, and he be to be put to death, and thou hang him on a tree: His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged is accursed of God;) that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.(Deuteronomy 21:22-23)The Christian church has never had such an implacable enemy as Saul of Tarsus. The young Pharisee hated Jesus, and utterly hated christians, seeking to do “many things against...
  • How Easter Killed My Faith in Atheism

    04/20/2011 6:17:23 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 15 replies · 1+ views
    WSJ ^ | 04-20-2011 | Lee Strobel
    Earlier this week, humorist Ricky Gervais presented his arguments for atheism and why he thought he was a better Christian than many Christians. In this follow-up essay, writer Lee Strobel offers his defense of Easter. It was the worst news I could get as an atheist: my agnostic wife had decided to become a Christian. Two words shot through my mind. The first was an expletive; the second was “divorce.” I thought she was going to turn into a self-righteous holy roller. But over the following months, I was intrigued by the positive changes in her character and values. Finally,...
  • When are you actually Zotted? When you are a retread.

    04/16/2011 8:23:06 PM PDT · by wildcarduces · 25 replies
    Legalism and the New Covenant ^ | 4/15/2011 | Sander O'toole
    When are you Saved? Romans 7 is the key to understanding imputed Righteousness It is clear to me that God first imputed sin to man after the sin of symbolic Adam who "ate of the tree ". I won't bore you with the scripture but it is well known . Man then failed at God's laws in the Old testament and he sent his Son to death on the cross for our Sins consistent with the blood sacrifices in the holy of holys (See Hebrews 9:3) and the passover sacrifices for thousands of years. Jesus died for our sins that...
  • Jesus, Our Propitiation...(Substitution)

    04/14/2011 2:02:27 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles
    … we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. And He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world. (I John 2:1-2)In my previous article, I mentioned that certain evangelicals are currently denying the very heart of the christian gospel, that is, the death of Jesus as our substitute in judgment. The only gospel I have ever known is that Jesus died in our place to pay the price for our sin. On the cross he bore the full penalty under the law of God, and suffered...
  • Ark of the Covenant

    04/01/2011 2:01:18 PM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 37 replies
    All about Archaeology ^ | )4/01/2011 | unknown
    Ark of the Covenant: Mystical Object or Historical Artifact? The Ark of the Covenant means different things to different people. For some, the Ark is a mystical object that contains supernatural powers too terrifying to comprehend. For the pop-culture minded, it is the priceless treasure sought after by the fearless Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark. To others, it is an ancient artifact that is highly coveted for its "religious" significance, similar to the "holy grail." With all the societal myths surrounding the Ark, it is worthwhile to take a moment to investigate its true origin and purpose....
  • Controversial book on salvation has Catholics and evangelicals asking for clarity

    03/24/2011 1:59:29 PM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies
    cna ^ | March 24, 2011 | Benjamin Mann
    Rob Bell and his new book "Love Wins" Denver, Colo., Mar 24, 2011 / 06:22 am (CNA).- “Love Wins,” a new book by prominent evangelical pastor Rob Bell, was creating controversy weeks before it was released on March 15, for its non-traditional proposals about eternal salvation and God's judgment. Now, Catholic and evangelical voices are calling for clarity in discussing the issues it raises.Bell's latest work – subtitled “A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived” – was promoted through a video that provocatively asked whether Gandhi, and the majority of the human...
  • New book connects the Eucharist with its Jewish roots

    03/13/2011 2:30:49 PM PDT · by NYer · 8 replies
    cna ^ | March 12, 2011 | Marianne Medlin
    Dr. Brant Pitre and his new book "Jesus and The Jewish Roots of the Eucharist" New Orleans, La., Mar 12, 2011 / 05:43 pm (CNA).- Dr. Brant Pitre hopes his new book on the Jewish roots of the Eucharist will help Catholics understand the “great gift” of the sacrament, as well as their privileged role in the “divine drama” of salvation history.  In a recent interview with CNA, Dr. Pitre – a professor of Sacred Scripture at Louisiana's Notre Dame Seminary  – discussed his latest book, “Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the...
  • How Do You Obtain Salvation Through Belief in Christ?

    02/25/2011 7:30:43 PM PST · by Benchim · 52 replies · 2+ views
    Antinomianism and Salvation ^ | 2/22/2001 | Gart O'Toole
    And what is the condition for this absolute forgiveness? And what must we do to reach "imputed righteousness"? Very simple. John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world,but that the world might be saved through him. 18 He who believes in him is not condemned; he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son Of GOD.
  • Salvation: By Grace or by Works? (REAL LDS/Mormon)

    02/24/2011 2:37:58 PM PST · by Paragon Defender · 56 replies ^ | Gerald N. Lund
     Salvation: By Grace or by Works?     By Gerald N. LundGerald N. Lund, "Salvation: By Grace or by Works?", Ensign, Apr. 1981, 17   When the Apostle Paul was imprisoned at Philippi, he was asked by a distressed jailer, “What must I do to be saved?”Without reference to obedience or repentance or good works that he himself so often spoke of, Paul simply answered, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved.” (Acts 16:30–31.)But in a church that also has many ancient and modern scriptural passages stressing works of righteousness and the importance of obedience to the laws and...
  • The Prince of Screw Ups.

    02/24/2011 9:22:02 AM PST · by alleyesonCHRIST · 3 replies
    All Eyes on CHRIST ^ | 2/24/2011 | Charles C. Matthews
    Man have I screwed up in my life. In fact, I have screwed up a lot. I continually do no matter how hard I try to do better. I certainly do not deserve to be a Prince, but yet that is exactly what I am. In fact, the kingdom to which I am an heir is the wealthiest in the entire world. The streets are made of gold. My Father, well, He is the King of Kings. All will one day bow to Him. How bout you? Are you a Prince or Princess? Well, you can be. In fact, my...
  • Is it God's will that all people be saved?

    02/19/2011 8:23:25 AM PST · by wmfights · 283 replies
    "This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth" (1 Tim. 2:3-4)."The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance" (2 Pet. 3:9). To begin with, the answer to the question "Is it God's will that all people be saved?" must be "Yes," because that it what the Bible says. But does that mean that all will be saved? The...
  • Muslim Brothers;not quite the YMCA

    The Washington Post yesterday commented that the Muslim Brotherhood , which was founded in 1928 by Hassan Al Banna, and inspired Hamas and Al Quida , was inspired by the YMCA. “inspired by the YMCA when it was founded in 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood has been under a ban since 1948, and its real size is difficult to gauge. The group was brutally repressed by President Gamal Abdel Nasser in the 1950s and 1960s. Since then, it has at times been propped up as a foil – especially for Western audiences – with periodic crackdowns that have sent many of...
  • The Three Legged Stool of Salvation

    01/29/2011 7:06:07 PM PST · by Benchim · 179 replies
    Antinomianism and the New Covenant ^ | 1/25/2011 | Gart O'toole
    Salvation has three legs supporting the entire doctrine. Leg 1: The first Leg on the Stool is Belief in Christ. Belief means to steadfastly trust in the fact-- that Jesus is the Son of God. The Greek word is pistevo. "For God so greatly loved the world that He gave up His only begotten Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16). You will find nothing in the definition requiring "obedience" or "sinless" conduct . This is the foundation of antinomianism. John 6:28-29 Then they asked...
  • It is entirely John 3:16

    01/15/2011 5:54:01 PM PST · by Benchim · 27 replies
    Antinomiamism and Salvation ^ | 1/15/2011 | Gart O'Toole
    And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God;(Ephesians 8)Christ himself says this in Mark 3:28. Do you think he meant it? 28'I tell you the truth, all the sins and blasphemies of men will be forgiven them." Notice the future tense. At the time he spoke these words, all men were condemned by imputed sin of Adam just as they are now but not condemned by imputed righteous for those who accept HIM. He is reported again as saying the same thing in...
  • There is NO JUDGMENT for believers!!

    01/10/2011 6:45:01 PM PST · by Benchim · 36 replies
    Antinonianism and Salvation ^ | 1/10/11 | Gart O'Toole
    I am stunned at the intentional misinterpretation of the Bible to keep you in the bondage of "works'. Christ died on the cross to ATONE for your sin if you believe in Him as the Son of God. You then stand imputed righteous !! There is nothing left to judge. THERE IS NO CONDEMNATION IN CHRIST JESUS. Romans 8:1. You are a joint heir with Christ himself . How could you be tried by Jesus? Look at the main scriptures used by professional Christians to make you do stuff.
  • Have You Been Saved?

    01/10/2011 5:06:57 AM PST · by Paragon Defender · 81 replies ^ | Dallin H. Oaks
    Have You Been Saved? Elder Dallin H. OaksOf the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles  Dallin H. Oaks, “Have You Been Saved?,” Ensign, May 1998, 55As Latter-day Saints use the words saved and salvation, there are at least six different meanings.   What do we say when someone asks us, “Have you been saved?” This question, so common in the conversation of some Christians, can be puzzling to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because it is not our usual way of speaking. We tend to speak of “saved” or “salvation” as a future event rather than something that has...
  • The Love That Wont Let Us Go...Romans 8

    What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things? (Romans 8:31-32)What things is Paul referring to here ? Certainly the things discussed in Romans 8 itself. No condemnation, the indwelling of the Spirit, adoption as Sons of God, the gift of a joint inheritance with Jesus Christ, and the assurance that everything we go through in this life, is being made to work together for the...
  • I'm Saved -- What now?

    01/03/2011 6:03:42 PM PST · by Benchim · 24 replies
    Antinomianism and the New Covenant ^ | 1/3/2011 | Gart O'toole
    After you are saved, why are you still sinning like Paul in Romans 7? Why are you still despicable? Why are you still thinking in the gutter? Because you are living in the human self. Not the "old self". You will never change . But you want to change but you don't know what to do. Now God has GIVEN you eternal life. All he asks is that you believe in his Son. Is that it? Your parents can not separate themselves as your parents and neither can God. Your parents will come to the penitentiary to visit you for...
  • Happy excommunication dayMartin Luther excommunicated

    01/03/2011 10:40:41 AM PST · by RnMomof7 · 538 replies
    This Day in History ^ | 01/03/2011 | not stated
    On January 3, 1521, Pope Leo X issues the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem, which excommunicates Martin Luther from the Catholic Church. Martin Luther, the chief catalyst of Protestantism, was a professor of biblical interpretation at the University of Wittenberg in Germany when he drew up his 95 theses condemning the Catholic Church for its corrupt practice of selling indulgences, or the forgiveness of sins. He followed up the revolutionary work with equally controversial and groundbreaking theological works, and his fiery words set off religious reformers all across Europe. In January 1521, Pope Leo X excommunicated Luther. Three months later,...
  • Can Christians be Assured of their Salvation?

    12/29/2010 4:08:28 AM PST · by Colofornian · 57 replies · 3+ views
    "These things have I written unto you that believe in the name of the Son of God, that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God" (1 John 5:13). When the Apostle John penned these words centuries ago, he did so to encourage faith in Christ, and to encourage those who do believe. The times were tough for believers, and they would get tougher. To follow the rabbi from Nazareth meant paying a high price, and many were inclined to turn back when they encountered adversity. John's...
  • A Song for Salvation

    12/25/2010 10:27:31 PM PST · by pastorbillrandles · 1 replies · 1+ views
    1976 | Paul Clark
    Here s a song written by a friend, Paul Clark ,a wonderful contemporary christian music pioneer and minister of Jesus Gospel, be blessed- Jesus come in me Although I’m not worthy, to sit at your table, Make me able to be, A part of your body that moves so freely, in a world so confusing that some are losing what they came here for, that is to find your door… I remember Long ago When I didn’t even know You had died for me To set me free from the world of sin Lord you know thats where I’ve been...
  • Christmas Letter 2010

    12/25/2010 11:35:13 AM PST · by JosephJames
    Blog: Spiritual Food ^ | December 2010 | Fr. Joseph Dwight
    Dear friends, How are you? I hope my Christmas greeting finds you well! For many people Christmas is a joyful season because THEY HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE enough to have received from their parents or from other faith communities a knowledge and a first hand experience of what Christmas means in the lives of people around them. Many others, who HAVE NOT BEEN SO FORTUNATE to have experienced a true communion of love with God personally and with others, have taken refuge in the less demanding belief of deism. They believe that God is a supreme being; at the beginning of...
  • Christmas Thoughts from Afghanistan

    12/24/2010 1:38:11 PM PST · by pastorbillrandles · 3 replies · 1+ views
    What Christmas Makes Me Think Of Posted on December 24, 2010 by fanningtheflamesagain The Christmas story is truly the greatest story ever told. Yet, as glorious and exhilarating the account of the Savior’s birth is, it leaves me with a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. Every time I hear the recount of Christ’s appearance my guts are tied in knots. Only one word causes all this discomfort I feel, and this one word does not even show up in the retelling of Jesus’ birth. The word is, “Why?” Why would God have to come to this world...
  • Why the Nativity?

    12/24/2010 12:07:40 PM PST · by The Watcher · 6 replies · 3+ views
    Hubpages ^ | 12/24/2010 | weholdthesetruths / the watcher
    Imagine with me, if you will, this future moment. After this Earth's time has ended, and this experiment in humanity has reached its final moments, when God is called upon to account for His actions, and the Devil, his. On one hand, we have those who are saved, and on the other, those who are not. And those who are not are crying out to God, with the accusation "You are a tyrant! You gave us no real choice, and you set the terms of your deal unfairly and improperly. You gave us a raw deal." Revelation tells of the...
  • Merry Christmas: Love is born on Christmas Morn and the Whole World Begins Again

    12/24/2010 5:41:02 AM PST · by tcg · 2+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 12/24/10 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    ....Christmas reminds us that in the "fullness of time" God came among us. Heaven touched earth and earth has been elevated through this encounter! The all- powerful God who made both heaven and earth became a vulnerable baby and chose to give Himself to His creation in order to create it anew. Let us live as a Christmas people, offering the greatest gift of all to a world waiting to be born, a Savior, Jesus Christ, the Lord. Love is born on Christmas morn and in Him the world begins again.... ....Because He has been born we are given a...
  • Celebrating The Birth Of Christ

    12/24/2010 5:15:04 AM PST · by OneVike · 10 replies · 1+ views
    ChicoER Gate ^ | 11/24/2010 | Dominic Ortega
    Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. Then the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be the sign to you: You...
  • Please list all sins so we don't mess up.

    12/17/2010 4:59:46 PM PST · by Benchim · 109 replies · 1+ views
    Antinomianism and the New Covenant ^ | 12/16/2010 | Gart O'toole
    For those not fully confident that salvation is free and we must live "sin free", please define "sin" for me in such a way as we may then make a full list of sins of commission and omission and live my life accordingly. You will bog down in a sea of ambiguity. For example ,"Thou shalt not kill" .Does this apply in self defense? War? Accident?Thou shalt not bear false witness? How many lies do you tell each day? "I'm fine, thank you " when your not. "I'll get right on it!" (when you won't). How about stealing? Oh,well ,you...
  • Jesus says all we have to do is believe in him.

    12/10/2010 8:29:18 PM PST · by Benchim · 278 replies
    Antinomianism-Salvation ^ | 12/10/2010 | Gart O'toole
    Then they asked him, "What must we do to do the works God requires?" Jesus answered, "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent."
  • The "Professional" Christian

    12/04/2010 11:48:54 AM PST · by Benchim · 37 replies · 1+ views
    The "Professional Christian" ^ | December.4,2010 | Gart O'tool
    The greatest con men in America are those in Ecclesia and in media that deliver a message that if you give them money ,you are" giving to God". They know that tithing is not in the New Testament and Biblical giving is in the context of the poor but the "professional " Christian has to convince you that he is God and you can give your hard earned money to him and it "like giving to God.". He will even tell you that if you :"plant a seed"( give him your money), God will send you a "hundred fold".( I...
  • Following the free gift of instant salvation the moment you believe, what then?

    11/27/2010 10:15:05 AM PST · by Benchim · 27 replies ^ | November 27,2919 | Gart O'toole
    Now God has GIVEN you eternal life. All he asks is that you believe in his Son. Is that it? Your parents can not separate themselves as your parents and neither can God. Your parents will come to the penitentiary to visit you for the consequences of your decadence and law breaking but if you have to look in their tear filled eyes and sit on the other side of that glass , you might want to change things just because you loved them. You are saved. You are a child of God even if you break His heart but...
  • The Father is filling our testimony like a glacier calving itself into the water

    11/20/2010 6:03:14 PM PST · by Jedediah · 13 replies
    The Father is filling our testimony like a glacier calving itself into the water \o/ vision and word I am calving my spirit into the word of your testimonies , These words carry the weight of My Kingdom and its substantiality, The fullness of the wonders of My love , The Branch and the Vine enveloped by My Dove , The love of The Father released for all to see , \o/ The wave of increase of His spirit upon all humanity , No one shall escape that is written in My hand , But listen " Shema " My...
  • When are we saved?

    11/19/2010 7:02:39 PM PST · by Benchim · 92 replies · 1+ views
    Antinomianism and Salvation ^ | November 19,2010 | Gart O'Toole
    But "legalists" wants you to live under the Old Testament law in order to get "Tithes" to pay their mortgages as "professional Christians" and to do this they reimpose the falsehood that you must live a"sinless" life. Sin is undefined but they want to throw you back under the law to get you to pay money and feel guilt when your salvation was a free gift from God. The key to this argument is Paul in Chapter 7 of Romans.
  • Try Not to Cheer

    11/16/2010 4:57:14 PM PST · by RnMomof7 · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | 11/16/2010 | unknown
    The Gospel in a minute
  • The Three Legged Stool of Salvation

    11/12/2010 4:54:05 PM PST · by Benchim · 39 replies
    The first Leg on the Stool is Belief in Christ. Belief means to steadfastly trust in the fact-- that Jesus is the Son of God. The Greek word is pistevo. "For God so greatly loved the world that He gave up His only begotten Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16). You will find nothing in the definition requiring "obedience" or "sinless" conduct .
  • Legalism is false doctrine !

    11/06/2010 3:55:37 PM PDT · by Benchim · 120 replies
    Antinomianism and Salvation. ^ | August 2010 | Gart O'Toole
    There are millions of church going believers who really are confused and conflicted on central issues of the faith. Issue 1: Are you really saved? You may say "Yes" but you may not be sure because of the legal requirements of the group you joined. Issue 2: When do I receive my salvation? When I believe or when I die after a trial to determine if I did all the right things like baptism, repentance ,lived in obedience, confession , "born again", absolution from the priesthood,tithed,lived sinless and on and on. Did you observe the sabath? was your "church" attendance...
  • God Sues the Nations...Joel 3

    For, behold, in those days, and in that time, when I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem,I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land.And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for an harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink. (Joel 3:1-3)Joel, the Biblical prophet, who ministered between 835-800 BC, prophesied with amazing clarity Geo-Political...
  • God moves, even in sorrow

    10/26/2010 2:56:20 PM PDT · by wmfights · 7 replies
    The Baptist Standard ^ | October 25, 2010 | Jared Jackson
    Screams split the early morning silence about 5 a.m. One of the older women we knew who had been doing Bible studies with us was wailing. News had just reached Nanay Belin that her son had hanged himself. I don’t think I’ve experienced anything more sorrowful than that woman’s pain. It was terrible. In the days that followed, Nanay Belin begged us on several occasions to pray for her dead son. Our team leader, Cecil, gently and lovingly said her son was in God’s hands already, and we just wanted to pray for her. In the weeks since then, she...
  • Confronting The Risen Christ

    10/26/2010 2:38:33 PM PDT · by wmfights · 3 replies
    The Moody Church ^ | Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer
    We believe that Jesus Christ literally rose from the dead on Easter morning. Some people have called the Resurrection a myth, but I like what Vance Havner said, “If it’s a myth, then I am ‘mythtaken’, ‘mythtified’, and ‘mytherable.”’ However, not everyone is glad that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. Throughout history there have always been those who have wanted to keep Christ confined, they wanted to keep Him in the tomb. Pilate began this tradition by asking the guards to make the tomb secure. “Until the third day, lest the disciples come and steal Him away and say...
  • Phillip Preaches Christ...Acts 8

    Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies, and that were lame, were healed.And there was great joy in that city.(Acts 8:5-9) Who is Phillip? Not one of the Apostles, nor yet was he an evangelist, Phillip was one of the first Deacons of the church, he served God and the church in...
  • Saving Words...Acts 10

    09/19/2010 7:25:35 AM PDT · by pastorbillrandles
    And he shewed us how he had seen an angel in his house, which stood and said unto him, Send men to Joppa, and call for Simon, whose surname is Peter; Who shall tell thee words, whereby thou and all thy house shall be saved.And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning. (Acts 11:13-15) We have been looking at The third of three conversion stories in the center of the book of Acts, that of Cornelius. An angel had come to the God-fearing Roman officer while in prayer, bidding him...

    09/18/2010 4:31:39 PM PDT · by wmfights · 159 replies
    Joel Rosenberg's Weblog ^ | September 17, 2010 | Joel Rosenberg
    At sundown, we begin Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. In the Scriptures, the Israelites were commanded by the Lord to fast and pray and bring their sacrifices to the Temple in Jerusalem, and then to ask for the Lord’s forgiveness for all the sins they and their nation had committed that year. Only the sacrifice of a perfect animal, done with a humble, repentant heart, and with faith in God’s mercy and grace, would bring about forgiveness of sins. “For the life of a creature is in the blood, and I have given it to you to make atonement...
  • The Conversion of Cornelius...Acts 10

    09/12/2010 5:13:17 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 18 replies · 1+ views ^ | 09-13-10 | Bill Randles
    There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius.And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.And now send...
  • Supreme Privilege Today In The Grace of God's Salvation

    09/06/2010 9:43:58 PM PDT · by bibletruth · 1 replies
    Romans Grace Bible Study ^ | 2010 | bibletruth
    Supreme Privilege Today In The Grace of God's Salvation
  • Which Came First,Faith or Works?...Romans 4

    09/05/2010 6:42:11 AM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 95 replies · 1+ views ^ | 09-05-10 | Bill Randles
    Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but...
  • Two Simultaneous Realities...Romans 3

    Two simultaneous realities…Romans 3 Posted on August 22, 2010 by billrandles For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: (Romans 3:23-24) The subject of Romans chapter three has been thus far, All. All of us are under a Divine sentence of condemnation, All of us like sheep have gone astray from God. There are no exceptions, not even Israel, All of us have defected from God. Yet to that same ALL, God has provided a gift, even the very Righteousness that He...
  • But Now...Romans 3

    08/22/2010 7:41:51 AM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 2 replies ^ | 09-22-10 | Bill Randles
    But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:(Romans 3;21-24) Man is fallen. All of us are under a sentence of condemnation, according to the Gospel as explained in the letter to the Romans. All of us have committed that primal...
  • But Now...Romans 3

    08/21/2010 7:31:59 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 3 replies ^ | )8-22-10 | Bill Randles
    But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:(Romans 3;21-24) Man is fallen. All of us are under a sentence of condemnation, according to the Gospel as explained in the letter to the Romans. All of us have committed that primal...
  • God Is No Respecter Of Persons...Romans 2

    08/03/2010 9:45:52 AM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 3 replies · 10+ views
    God Is No Respecter of Persons…Romans 2 Posted on August 3, 2010 by billrandles For there is no respect of persons with God.2For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law; (For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: Which shew...
  • Reain in Me and I will Remain in you ! 111~777

    08/02/2010 7:18:07 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 23 replies · 12+ views
    Bible and The Comforter ^ | scribed by a servant
    For several weeks now I have been seeing 111 and hearing 111 and seeing 444 . The Lord told me to invert the arm of the 4's and turn them which made three 7's then I heard this for your discernment . . . My ones are sevens as you shall see , A completion of My Tapestry , For now we are one this is true , Yet when you see four all this will be through , So know as My Watchmen I AM coming soon ! Not for the dis-obedient but for My Bride for I AM...