John Yurich USA wrote: Crucifix with the Risen Christ on it on the wall behind the Altar.
An artful way to deny basic definition- but- A crucifix (from Latin cruci fixus meaning "(one) fixed to a cross") is an image of Jesus on the cross, as distinct from a bare cross. The representation of Jesus himself on the cross is referred to in English as the corpus (Latin for "body"). Tho- Average Pagan Dali's version uses a Teseract (4 dimensional figure) with a floating form above it to defy convention in attempt to convey hyperdimesionality. Corpus Hypercubus - a 1954 image. &then cf-
Hb2:18 What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies, that the maker of his work trusteth therein, to make dumb idols? Lv26:1 Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the LORD your God. Ex20:4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
-- Dali's strange stuff may be "art"- " dead Jesus"-nope - that's a graven image
John UK, I hesitate to reply to avoid attacks by other posters. I will respond however out of respect and love for you.
I am saying that for a Christian to observe the 4th commandment correctly as taught in Scripture, they would have to do what those who follow Messianic Judaism (aka Hebraic roots movement) do, which is do so from Friday night sundown to Saturday night sundown.
I believe everyday is sacred for the child of God. The Bible doesn't say whether therefore you eat or drink or whatsoever you do on Sunday, do all to the glory of God. We meet on Sunday's, as others have pointed out, to honor our Lord's resurrection and to symbolize we walk in newness of life.
Brother, I recognize that adherents to Covenant theology and few others, mark Sunday as a "Sabbath" to the Lord and refrain from finding their own pleasure to honor the Lord's day. I have no issue with this. I have an issue with making a doctrinal distinction of Covenant theology binding on all Christians when it is strictly their interpretation. To me it would be like Jim from Lincoln demanding that all must believe in a premillenial rapture. To be not misrepresented I love CT preachers,writings, sermons and people. Much great learning have I enjoyed that has helped me in my walk with God.
Jim Lincoln wrote: If you look at the survey, you'll find very, very, few Evangelicals who are members of he democratic party, Carl and John Y., However, many non-white Evangelicals (and the smart white ones ) can support (A Conservative Case for the Welfare State), e.g., universal healthcare. --- No matter what one thinks of global warming, air and water pollution is very bad for everyone. The majority of people make use of public schools, so while one might argue that a Fed. Dept. of Ed., isn't necessary, strong support of public schools are. I don't call it the Greedy Old Party for nothing. These are matters for a Federal government, and many people realize that So, many Evangelicals can and do support "liberal" social policies while not supporting liberal theology like the dizzy dame in the SA article does. Also I see federal aid cuts won't be cut by Republicans since some have enough knowledge to know Federal aid is an ounce of prevention to the pound of war. So, like health care its a smart conservative move not to do away with that. ---
You've likely heard the fedgov is 20 trillion in debt, so your words mean little in any real sense. You have more money in your wallet than the govt. has. Why don't you provide UHC?
Dt6:7-Gill notes"Verse 7. And thou shall teach them diligently unto thy children,"Care and diligence are to be used, and pains taken, to instruct children, as soon as they are capable, in the knowledge of God, and of his commandments; that they are to love him, fear him, serve, and worship him; this is to bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, Eph 6:4, it may be rendered "thou shalt whet or sharpen them" , the words or commandments; it is expressive of diligence and industry in teaching, by frequent repetition of things, by inculcating them continually into their minds, endeavouring to imprint them there, that they may be sharp, ready, and expert in them: "and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house;" at the time of meals, or at leisure hours, or even when employed in any business in the house which will admit of it; every opportunity should be taken to instil the knowledge of divine things into their tender minds: "and when thou walkest by the way;" in a journey,and any of his children with him; or for diversion, in the garden, field, or vineyard; occasion may be taken on sight of any of the works of creation to lead into a discourse concerning God, his nature, perfections, and works,and the obligations his creatures lie under to love.."
Jim Lincoln wrote: Billy Graham Believes Catholic Doctrine of Salvation Without Bible, Gospel, or Name of Christ. By the way, Frankie has the same beliefs as Billy.
That article about Graham is totally false. The Grahams do not believe Catholic doctrine of salvation without Bible, Gospel, or Name of Christ. They have always preached the biblical doctrine of salvation. Why would anybody in their right mind believe that the Grahams believe the Catholic doctrine of salvation without Bible, Gospel, or Name of Christ when the evidence is that they have always preached the biblical doctrine of salvation?
Adriel wrote: 1. God saves all His elect - Guaranteed. 2. Why .. worried about the worlds education system? 3. You appear to be implying that it can defeat God's purpose for His Elect! What effect .. upon GOD's ELECTION? 4. Does education have anything to do with God's election and HIS power to save. 5. Christians .. are sent to witness .. - You can't do that if you hide at home.
1. Agreed, but he uses means that do not contradict his specific commands, like preaching/teaching, as this one: "my words .. ye shall teach them your children" De 11
2. Education is imparting information and knowledge which is never floating in the air, but always rests on a platform of perspective.
3. God works by means, and cause and effect. Why preach if God can bring his elect to faith? Why our children should be less? God works through families.
4. Yes on our part, not on God's. We can misdirect by omission. E.g.Manasseh copied his father "he .. walked in all the way that his father walked in .. and walked not in the way of the LORD" while God entrusted Abraham: "I know .. that he will command his children" Gn 18:19
5. Children are not mini-adults. In their formative age are tender plants to be protected and built up for the years to come
I was looking over a Pew Research article on illegal immigration in this country, something that the Romish Church has been pushing by illegal means for many years, e.g., having mothers ready to give birth come to the U.S., so when they did it would be harder to kick them out.
pennelope wrote: indeed! its all about Christ, the Risen One. Good day to ya.
Those of you who continue to make a celebrity of F. G. need to take the gospel of mercy to the owners of various teams in the NFL. F. G. needs to take the gospel to those sitting in Mosesâ€™ seat in churches because it looks moral and upright. Christ came to make us righteous. Response to the Gospel of the Merciful One makes us worshippers of God in Christ and not celebrities. Christians need to sever all ties to what pleases the FLESH. Donâ€™t make a celebrity out of F. G. We have too many in the entertainment industry. It seems that he is influential enough and rich enough to get to the up and outers in the entertainment industry. So go to them F. G.
Turn your eyes to what is happening to the Palestinians, Somalians, and Nigerians instead of entertainment.
Learn of how many are supporting global Zionism through APAC. if F. G. is concerned about morality, then go to the Middle East and see what Zionism is bringing upon many countries around the world through their influence in the U. S. government; especially Palestine at this time.
"If Jesus has changed your life and set you free from homosexual practice, your testimony is not welcome on Vimeo â€” not now, not ever"
Politically correct Liberalism - Satan's ideology for the reprobates is anti-Christian, anti-Bible and therefore anti-God.
This is Satan's world and Liberalism and many reprobate institutions, enterprises, industries, parliaments, communities and organisations are Satan's work in this world.
The real enemy is beyond our immediate observation. "Eph 6: 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places."
JuneAnnette wrote: Amen John . . that is why I so value the ministry of Pastor Pickett As I said in a prior post to you, Pastor Michael Pickett touches upon the present day declension . . falling away . . re observance of the Lord's Day in his timely sermon: Lord of the Sabbath 3/29/2009 (SUN) | Bible: Luke 6:5 http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=421091752480 I hope you will give it a listen. btw . . the verse you quoted . . from Neh. 8:10: "The joy of the LORD is your strength" is one of my favorites.
Yes the joy of the Lord is a powerful thing which every Christian can and should have.
I bookmarked the sermon and will either listen to it on the Lord's Day or before if I have time. Thanks. ____
Sr B, yes to your comments, the evidence stacks up. ____
Bro US I've been trying to work out what you would promote. Is it:
1. That Christians, to obey God's 4th commandment, ought to keep Saturday as a day of rest and spiritual exercises and attend a place of worship?
2. That Christians should ignore the 4th commandment and do what they like on all seven days of the week, including making money at their business?
Wayfarer Pilgrim wrote: I think there is validity in home schooling, Christian education and the small local independent public education district. But if you can't afford the first two, move to a small school district in fly over country.
As I said WFP hit the nail on the head. By the way, ladies, what if you have a son who would make a great college trained engineer, and you don't have the ability to train him that field or prepare him for it. Is he going to have to join an Amish colony?
HomeSchooling is great for --any-- family, that has the time, ability, and perhaps even the education to do it, q.v., http://tinyurl.com/onopq7q (NET: Home School Nebraska). I see the Public Educations teachers aren't all that happy with it in this video. No, matter what public school systems say, if one has children who are intellectually brilliant --or challenged in some way, they most definitely don't belong in public school!
You can teach you children morality at home, and parent are the greatest influence in a child's life. One just have to make sure a public school you send you children to, is not hostile to your religious beliefs.
They can also can make a case except for the plutocracy removing all regulations on business doesn't help anyone. No matter what one thinks of global warming, air and water pollution is very bad for everyone. The majority of people make use of public schools, so while one might argue that a Fed. Dept. of Ed., isn't necessary, strong support of public schools are. I don't call it the Greedy Old Party for nothing.
These are matters for a Federal government, and many people realize that So, many Evangelicals can and do support "liberal" social policies while not supporting liberal theology like the dizzy dame in the SA article does.
Also I see federal aid cuts won't be cut by Republicans since some have enough knowledge to know Federal aid is an ounce of prevention to the pound of war. So, like health care its a smart conservative move not to do away with that.
Gay Allen that's been a problem since the 19th Century--Salvation Army