2016 Christian Random Thoughts

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  1. Shimmie

    Shimmie "God is the Only Truth -- Period" Staff Member

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    :wave: Hi @Laela :grouphug2: to you and Hubby.

    I am... "UN-Trumped" :woot:

    I agree with you (bolded) I also, am not fearful nor bothered by the events of this election.
     
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  2. Shimmie

    Shimmie "God is the Only Truth -- Period" Staff Member

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    As long as you have Jesus...you need never be afraid. Jesus told us...When you see these things... See to it, that you are not troubled; look up, for your salvation (Jesus) is nigh. Child of God ... God. . . Himself, is right by your side.

    Romans 8 ... "What shall we say of these things? If God is for you , who can be against you. With God on your side, you cannot be denied." For in all these things, we have been made more than Conquerors through Jesus Christ Our Lord. " Amen and AMEN!
     
  3. Shimmie

    Shimmie "God is the Only Truth -- Period" Staff Member

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    :up: Excellent Word... :yep:
     
  4. Shimmie

    Shimmie "God is the Only Truth -- Period" Staff Member

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    I highly doubt that anyone is / has called the Republicans saints.... ESPECIALLY not up in here! :nono: I know that for a fact. And I know I haven't.
     
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  5. kanozas

    kanozas se ven las caras pero nunca el corazón

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    That was a disclaimer....but in the Christian world...smh. They are WORSHIPPING them! I'm asking that question #388 around the place...no bites yet anywhere. I truly want to know. Going to ask it of my pastor and others. But at this moment, I'm very definitely HEBREW catholic....heavy on the Hebrew and we ain't gonna sit around for the slaughter. We fight. Always have.
     
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  6. kanozas

    kanozas se ven las caras pero nunca el corazón

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    I think her answer is basically in line with Kaine's and he's Catholic. I don't think they would personally recommend nor have an abortion but are viewing this from the secular point of government. Still, what made the Republicans hold back on this? They can repeal it...but then why don't they do it? Both have LIED to their constituents...bold-faced lied. They talk the talk and do very little about it. I do not like the system here...it's never been fair nor g-dly, imo. NEVER.
     
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    Laela In Mela Nation, enjoying Vacation

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    Hi, Shimmie.... :lol: @UN-Trumped. Love this catch-phrase... and so am I!
    Much love to you and your family, Big Sis....:grouphug2:




     
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  8. kanozas

    kanozas se ven las caras pero nunca el corazón

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    So, it's official, on Jake Tapper this morning, they are calling this..."New World Order" lol. Guess who was front and center to "calm" down people of color? None other than your favorite New Age "Methodist," "everything is right" guru, Oprah Winfrey (via a pre-recorded interview).
     
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    This is how I see Oprah :angeldevil:.
    The only thing she can do for me is to marry that man and stop playing house. :lol:
     
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  11. Lucia

    Lucia Well-Known Member

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    @kanozas
    Yeah and some people were gong on and on about Obama ushering
    it ^^ in.
     
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  12. kanozas

    kanozas se ven las caras pero nunca el corazón

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    It's very scary to me how many "devout" christians got embroiled in this mess. It's one thing to be mindful that we are working towards heaven and should not be moved but there's also social responsibility. We have too much of a limited world view with us as central. Well, we are very much"central" but that makes our responsibility much higher.

    I am curious about Trump's statement on "if and when ISIS will attack the Vatican...". Punk. Pope Francis knows his days may be limited. It could be them or even Russia under an Orthodox Putin because he has been pushing back against the RCC for some time now. If so, then that would have been, G-d forbid, yet another display of "devout" Christianity.

    The GOP and Whites who think the should have a controlled and White-dominated country are a huge part of the deceived. I think this is more of the Great Fallimg Away. It's probably not going to be like a movie with Damien etc. as character but much more subtle and sly. Look at how Hitler gained power and all the resulting fascists, even after the end of WWII. Smh. I believe it's largely linked to racism.
     
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  13. kanozas

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    @Lucia. Shoot, the gay issue is rather minor considering the potential for genocide as the world has never seen. By this, Imean that racism is a particularly deadly sin. Everyone not "normal" would fall under it with wide margins of inclusion....races,disabled,infirmedany aberrations including philosophical

    And do u note how we're being lulled to sleep and/or censored by pres.elect? We're lying down like lambs for the slaughter. The Maccabeans fought!
     
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  14. Lucia

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  15. Lucia

    Lucia Well-Known Member

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    I don't think the gay issue is any less relevant to the state of the world now actually it's very much a part of why this country and many other modern countries who have forgotten God and that their blessings came from God are going to have to deal with the effects and consequences of turning away from God.

    You'll also notice that those who were Gods people were only victorious and justified when God told them it was time. When they disobeyed and then fought when God didn't give them his blessings or instruct them to, they suffered the consequences. People have to be still and listen to His instructions.
     
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  16. Shimmie

    Shimmie "God is the Only Truth -- Period" Staff Member

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    :amen: AND :amen:

    This is what I have been saying...this gay issue is central to the ills of the disorder in this world.

    Thank you so much for speaking God's Truth.
     
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    In terms of pending GENOCIDE. It's an equal opportunity oppressor. Immorality is everywhere, greed, avarice, racism, immoral acts...but separated out, the gay lifestyle probably isn't the thing that stinks most in the nostrils of G-d. When a country forgets about it's orphans and widows, oppresses the poor, that is surely asking for it. Besides, I don't think there are more gay people today, I think they have come out of the closet in a more "open" society. Neither judging nor accommodating them. But I am talking in terms of genocide and the hatred that drives it. Before it's too late, people need to awaken, which is my focus.
     
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    Too many people sit around waiting for someone else or a miracle from heaven. That is not how MLK fought for rights, nor Vernon Johns et al. They were conscious of what was going on around them. I'm not advocating taking up arms lol. I'm saying, be conscious and aware.
     
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    I agree there aren't "more" gays in the world, frankly in first world countries their just under 2% of the population or less depending on the country, but they've been very open and very vocal about getting their rights and wanting everyone to co-sign whatever they do and not only accept it but applaud them for their preference. Yes people need to be aware that things could and probably will get worse before they get better but I also don't want to start getting paranoid or worried over what "might" happen. We just have to watch and pray and be prepared. God will provide. Remember Jesus said over 100 times "do not be afraid" he also said be afraid of the one who can extinguish your body and soul, not one who can only extinguish the body (Matt 10:28) also recall these verses Isaiah 54:17, Deuteronomy 20:4, Ecc 3:1-8, Psalm 23.
     
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    Yes Amen! As well as all the other sins that are running rampant in "modern" first world societies. That pastor^^ was ON POINT! We need to talk to our people about the shaking up, the relative morality, moleststion, domestic violence, murder, the back stabbing and gossiping, etc ad nauseum, we need to call out the bad and all the ugly behavior. I'm very aware a lot of people won't repent but if they hear the truth they can never say they didn't know, they just choose to ignore and love their sin more than God.
     
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  22. kanozas

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    @Lucia
    I am proactive... I AM NOT AFRAID FOR MY SOUL! Not trying to make others fretful and didn't realize that this was the effect for some who read this info? Taking note, moving on.
     
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    For now on, I am just going to assume that I know nothing. To prevent myself from becoming insensitive and dogmatic.

    I like this:

    This shows that there are not created words to express uncreated reality absolutely. The Eternal Divine Light and the Eternal Life are uncreated. They are the energy of God that is experienced by human beings as illuminating or burning energy, depending on their spiritual state.

    "All human beings will see the glory of God, and from this point of view they have the same end. Everyone will certainly see the glory of God, the difference being that, whereas the saved will see the glory of God as sweetest light without evening, the damned will see the same glory of God as consuming fire, as fire that will burn them. It is a true and predictable fact that we shall all see the glory of God. Seeing God, that is to say, His glory and His Light, is something that will happen whether we want it or not. The experience of this Light, however, will be different for the two categories.

    The work of the Church and the priests is not to help us to see this glory, because that will happen in any case. The work of the Church centers on how each one will see God. Not on whether he will see God. In other words, the task of the Church is to preach to people that the true God exists, that God is revealed either as light or as consuming fire, and that at the Second Coming of Christ all of us will see God. And it must prepare its members so that they see God not as fire but as light."

    http://saintandrewgoc.org/home/2015/4/17/paradise-and-hell-according-to-the-orthodox-church

     
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    I have felt so close to the Lord recently. Just last night, I was begging Him that I might but see His face, and right now I feel like I'm floating on clouds, so I know He has come and embraced me. So thankful!

    I've made an interesting observation/shift, over the course of the last few months. Being around so much anxiety, fear and panic in law school has made me very aware of how contagious and pervasive emotional and mental energies can be. I have never prayed for this before, but I believe I will start praying for the Lord to insulate me from the contagious emotional and mental energies of others, just like I normally ask that He would outfit me in a full suit of His divine armor against strongholds, principalities and other dark forces.
     
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    God has been revealing some things to me. Good intentions mean absolutely nothing. God is intentional. There is a purpose behind everything that He does and has done. Therefore, we need to move beyond "good intentions" and be intentional about aligning with God's will. "The road to Hell is paved with good intentions." Having good intentions is not enough. We must be intentional about following God and doing His work.
     
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    I can honestly say I am glad that this year is coming to a close. I have experienced way too many loses this year, and feel like I have been taken off the path I was on. The final quarter of this year has me thinking about the why and reasoning behind why I am doing or have done the things I have done. And anything that I did because of other people, their beliefs, opinions, and things I did for the sake of appearances I am cutting out.

    There was a point in the year when I had to ask myself why am I feeling so depressed? Why am I feeling so weighed down with burden like I'm being suffocated? Now I am in the process of asking and seeking God for direction and guidance. I'm asking God what church does He want me to be at? What relationships does He desire for me to have? What job does He want me to work at? And where does He want me to live? No more doing things for friends, significant others, and other people's opinions. It's time to do what God wants!
     
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    Where all da Christians at? I keep reading old threads, it used to be poppin up in here..
     
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    We"re here. During this season, more time is spent with family, loved ones and Church.

    I always check for prayer requests in the Prayer Request thread.

    I'm making less trouble for the devil in the the other forums. :look: "Tis' the Season" ...
     
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    I see you in those threads, Shimmie :rofl:

    On another note, today I had an awesome experience at a new Church that I've found. I officially joined and also officially became "saved." It feels good to have someone guiding me.
     
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