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Mourner wrote: From the article: "Baucham explains that both movements use the idea of seeing people as constituencies and seeing rights as rights for constituencies of people. "We've embraced a hyphenated understanding of ourselves as opposed to a view that sees us as one people." And "Divide people up into constituencies, and then the way you gain power is by making promises and representing particular constituencies. â€¦ So even when gains are made, you have to downplay those and go looking for other things that are problems." Sadly, it is not only the two constituencies mentioned in the article that has used these concepts rooted and grounded in cultural Marxism, to advance a cause that is not God's. Whenever anything is promoted by a lack of love and a perversion of that which God has either commended or condemned in Scripture in order to advance a constituent cause the process begins again and as Mr. Baucham concludes "However, if all you are doing is using the language of the culture and the idea of people as constituencies, then you end up right where we are, and it is hard to stop that train,"
Bottom line is that it is not sin having dark pigmentation. However, sodomy is sin.
Who has bewitched them? And there are those willfully ignorant of what God has shown them; doing all that is within their power to suppress the truth. This applies to both the wicked and those who claim to be righteous.
B. McCausland wrote: When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him. Is 59:19 The Devil, and Satan, which deceives the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. Rev. 12:9 â€˜Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.â€™ Rev 3:10 Comfort for God's children.
The Lord, the Lord indeed, reigns.
Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, OH LORD, and thou are exalted as head above all. Both riches and honor come of thee, and thou reagents over; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great and to give strength unto all ( 1 Chronicles 29:11,12).
Stevenr wrote: The sad fact is, most Churches would go broke if they lose their 501c3, because most Christians don't tithe for the Lord, they give money for a tax deduction. If they won't get it from the Church, they'll give it to goodwill or a food bank: it's not about BEING right, it's about money.
Are you then inferring that the Lord will not provide for his own?
If we loved as we are instructed, then the Church would increase in such; in numbers, and in effectiveness.
Mourner wrote: Psalm 82 1 God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods. 2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah. 3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. 4 Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked. 5 They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course. 6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High. 7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes. 8 Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations. M. Henry-"God is present at all their debates, and inspects all they say and do, and what is said and done amiss will be called over again, and they reckoned with for their mal-administrations. God has their hearts in his hands, and their tongues too, and he directs them which way soever he will, Pro_21:1. So that he has a negative voice in all their resolves, and his counsels shall stand, whatever devices are in men's hearts. He makes what use he pleases of them," See 1 Tim. 6:13-21
Christopher000 wrote: ... this "glorious" victory. Boy, what a day for America, His nature. What an interesting time we're living in as we witness, first hand, the end of days unfold and come together.
Time to pray Psalm 115:1,2 that God will turn us again unto Him for His name's sake. We seek His glory. Also Jeremiah 9:19-25 call for tears. Let our tears spring up to the throne of God. Let them fill the clouds. Let the clouds burst open and flood the earth; ridding it of its filth.
The "noise of war in the camp" is a summons to our Lord to descend. He will make them drink the dregs of the cup of his wrath.
Cry aloud! Cry aloud! Cry aloud until our tears stream into the hearts of those taken captive by Satan's schemes.
I am so grieved. I am so grieved. May God have mercy on us.
Honor Your worthy name, Lord. Not unto us do we pray, but for your honor and glory.