GSMontana wrote: they perform contemporary christian music for worship
Sorry to hear about this predicament, friend.
Just a small comment The choice of music in worship never stands isolated, but rather is an indicator of the general philosophy/outlook of the fellowship. Significantly the title/name of a church today does not define completely its ethos or practice, as much as the type of music it uses.
If one chooses to believe that music is only an isolated small trend, preference or convenience, having nothing to do with doctrine, or principle, we tend to deceive ourselves, because before CCM sets in a congregation, carnal choices have already been made and taken root in the outlook of its members. Say, in joining a CCM fellowship, it does not take long before one may discover that along the music, self-center dispositions, frivolous standards, evangelistic 'marketing' or seeker friendly attitudes are intrinsical part of the church system of values.
Hadn't thought of that pennelope. You said it all in so few words. It has been reported by officals here and friends that are invovled in politics that Isis is here in our town but nothing can be done until they do something first. On the outskirts of town we have a place that is an Army Depot that have built bombs and build parts to repair the Hummers. Not sure what all they do but it is so large and have been a big place that employee lots of people. I can't tell you how many of my friends have retired from there and some work there now. We have an Air Force Base 45 miles from here in Shreveport,LA and I have told my husband, every since 9/11 that would be a place of interest for the terrorist never dreaming that they could ever get in so easily. Makes me very aware that a simple shopping trip could be my last.
Hi McC, just individuals raised normally who go astray? there was a man posed as a sodomite and went into one of their bars. all on video and asked them how they got into it. they all described being raped as little boys. you ever lived among a group of them? its predatory. they go into the men's bathrooms where they are seen by all, they abuse each other with masochism. you think this is just about two guys who are sinners in their private homes?
lets examine the Hollywood/music industry dominated by kabbal. shall I show you Madonna's rabbi? shall I show you pictures of her posing as a satanic priestess? -- this is a religion, it is already a cult.
Historically... look at deut 23:1 (did you read my other scriptures so you can see where I'm going)? -- the demasculating of the men was the cult. it was baal and ashtorah and they would degrade the masculinity to worship these gods (condemn the natural order)
sodomy is prostitution, and I believe this is a crucial apologetic point, because by accepting this, we are creating a society in which children are groomed for cultic perversions. shall I play the link of the boy, half clothed at pride parade?
Yes,Diane.And I wouldn't be surprised to find that this annual observance has less than commendable origins too. What Christians do know,however,is that it is good to give thanks to the Lord EVERY day!
From Geneva Bible/Notes Genesis 3:15 And I will put enmity between (o) thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy (p) head, and thou shalt (q) bruise his heel.
(q) Satan shall sting Christ and his members, but not overcome them.
Rev 17:14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
Listening to a lecture here on sa, it was said the capital was a gift from the Jesuits from Mary-land to give property/gain a foot hold of control in the newly forming counter reformation nation, so formed with the assistance of the French Gen. who I've heard praised and eulogized on NPR.
It is not surprising that Rome true to form gives with one hand and takes with the other and men think putting a papist in the wh is commendable if they are conservative???
Did anyone notice the differentiation in news stories on man-instituted holi(y)days verses the God ordained Christian sabbath or Lord's Day? A weekend of rest? I'm myself am not guiltless in this matter. Exodus 20:9-11; 1 John 3:7
"I smell pickles",says Lurker. Dolores,I wouldn't be too quick to laugh-it was from your name.(typo in haste perhaps)
John,I would agree that you have a like-mindedness with Dolores. The conversations and personal rants of some on here remind me of teens in junior high school. I think that Frank is correct. There's no way that real Christians would post such comments-they're either computer-generated,plants/trolls or deeply insecure people starving for any kind of attention. Whichever,they are threatened by and wish to water down truth.
Thanks John, I do enjoy it here. Less people, less crime, more open country. But unfortunately, less churches. Most here are Lutherans, and there is no way I'm stepping foot in one of those places. There is one Church that I think may be reformed baptist, but while researching them online it looked like they perform contemporary christian music for worship, of which I am no fan
I am debating on whether or not I should overlook the worship style and attend anyways.
GSMontana wrote: I've never had a hard time with the KJV. How hard is it to pick up a dictionary if you come across a word you don't know? One wonders how God used the KJV to such a glorious extent if its so inherently hard to understand?
Quite so, GS. There is something very special about the KJV and the way it honours the Lord.
I'm still getting used to the GSMontana moniker. Hope you are enjoying life there, and have a fellowship to attend. God bless.