Cleansed wrote: This issue and many other issues relative to "diversity" is a result of racism that was not properly dealt with years ago. And by 'racism,' I mean specifically the racism of discriminating against Black people and those having inherited one small drop of blood in their lineage. The book "The Source" tells us how people are classified. You can stick your head in the sand if you want, but when you do, you'll find a buried treasure of truth. "Sin is added to sin." We can treat another human being as being inferior to ourselves if we so choose. Our offspring will live with the results. This is what we are dealing with - people not respecting and loving TRUTH.
I have been noticing your threads recently, and those of someone called 'Get Real' I'm missing something. How do the issues of Heterosexual Marriage and Gender Distinction equate to Racism? Was the teacher black and all the people in disagreement white? Even if that were the case, to judge their motives as Racist before knowing the full story is Pre Judging. I believe that is where the word prejudice comes from.
"Kids perform better at schools that ban phones" What's amazing, is this comes as a surprise to anyone. Productivity is likely diminished by as much as 80% by those who have their face in the phone all day.
In just one day: Waiting at a light, a lady in an SUV runs a red light (face in phone) nearly hits a j walker (face in phone) Drug deal going on in front of courthouse, cop misses everything (face in phone). Go to the pool six lifeguards(face in phone). Go to store, cashier (face in phone) go to the bank teller (face in phone). Go back home, red light out, cop directing traffic? (face in phone)stop by subway, server (face in phone). Go to bookstore (people walk I, and all through the place never taking their, you guessed it(face out of phone) .Google; how do I breath, Google, what is my name, Google how do I walk.
It looks as if our economy is being driven, largely, by the manufacture and sell of smart phones and I pads. Ironically, 40% of the people who have jobs are spending 80% of their time at work with their face in their phone. If employers would take a stand and fire people for not working, then maybe people who want to work (not just have an income)would have a better chance. Also, those who get fired, due to their texting addiction, would not be able to buy phones, and hopefully our economy could be driven by something more than addicting phones.
Did I read that right? "Socially Liberal, Gay Conservatives". Guess the majority of people have lost the ability to recognize contradictions. Or else these Postmodernist have embraced contradiction as the highest form of wisdom. It's probably both.
Uh! Did anyone notice the inaccuracy in the writing of this article? The title is about WWIII, but the first paragraph makes it WWII. I've seen this quite a lot with internet articles. Misspelling galore. What, they don't proof read anymore?
Awesome sermon! Hello Bryan
First off I really enjoy your ministry. You have revealed truths in the bible in months that I have not learned in yrs through regular church attendance. Your ministry through Bible believers fellowship was to the point that I down loaded all the messages and listened to a lot of them 2-3 times. God bless you for that.
I have a question that's nagged me for a while that I thought would tie in with your message on "the biblical def of repentance".
In the KJV I Jn 3:15-16 it uses the word "should" talking about belief. In the Niv and most other versions it uses the word " May and shall" in these two verses. Now is that not a contradiction in the Niv.
Also the word "should is a conditional word whereas " shall" is an affirmative action.
Using the KJV the word "should"ties in with the thought of repentance as well as belief. It is not the easy believisim that is being pushed by modern Babel churches.
I have always thought that there was more to salvation than belief, I guess that's why my bible is 1 1/2 inches thick.
Maybe this would be a nice message in itself in the light that Jn 3;16 is so often quoted in our easy believisim babel doctrine and the reason the KJV is the right one.
Maybe I've got some of this wrong Bryan but I do deeply respect your views and