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CF Staff, Angels and Ambassadors; ask that you join us in praying for the world in this difficult time, asking our Holy Father to stop the spread of the virus, and for healing of all affected.
With Covid-19, we have seen how many churches, even megachurches who strongly believe that the signs and wonders of Jesus in the 4 Gospels are still present for us today, having to switch to online service broadcasts, and stopping their healing groups from going around praying for healing.
What happen to these churches who often teach us the following:
Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever. Hebrews 13:8
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. John 14:12
17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;18 They shall take up...
(CLV) Lk 16:17
Yet it is easier for heaven and earth to pass by than for one serif of the law to fall.
After Yahshua ascended, James, Yahshua's brother, ordered Paul to make temple sacrifices to prove that he was obedient to the Torah.
(CLV) Ac 21:23
This, then, which we are saying to you, do. With us are four men having a vow on them.
(CLV) Ac 21:24
Taking these along, be purified together with them, and bear their expenses, that they should be shaving their heads, and all will know that what they have been instructed concerning you is nothing, but you also are observing the elements and you yourself are maintaining the law.
ἁγνίζω hagnízō, hag-nid'-zo; from G53; to make clean, i.e. (figuratively)...
Around 25 years ago, my local County Library had a section devoted to Mormon Journal of Discourses--mainly from sermons of Brigham Young. Then, before resigning my membership in the Mormon Church, I felt I had to really delve deep into what my former Mormon church taught and them pit that information against the Bible and my new-found Faith in what I found to be God's Only Word.
I had heard about the Blood Atonement practice and although the Mormon Church mostly tries to minimize it---it was very much a practice in the late 1800's. And, it still is somewhat practiced today as Ted Bundy and Gary Gilmore, of course chose the firing squad for their methods of execution. It is the only State that gives one that option-btw.
As I had...
I made another post on this forum around this topic but I feel it was a little raw. So this post is an attempt to clarify some of the thoughts.
I made a statement that I wondered if the coronavirus was a judgment from God on sin, specifically the worlds sin of gravitating towards promoting homosexuality. I said this due to a vision that I had before the coronavirus came into my country of Australia. In the vision I heard an angry voice that claimed to be God, say “invade them”, referring to those who promoted homosexuality. I sought the LORD latter asking if it was really from Him, using all of the methods that I usually do to seek the LORD I felt the vision was from God.
So there are many questions that arise out of this, if God is...
The 37 most mind-boggling lines from Donald Trump's Sunday coronavirus briefing - CNNPolitics
I know, I know. It's all fake journalism that they filmed on a sound stage in Arizona where they did the moon landing shots. But really?!!!
It's becoming so sad that all one can really do anymore is shrug and walk away from the presidential press conferences hoping that his end is nigh.
In Christ, ted
Because of Covid-19? I’ve heard of 3 situations, from friends of friends, but in all the cases the person was a complete mess before getting Covid. I just want to get a feel for how many perfectly healthy people end up in ICU, outside of news outlets.
In all my years of being at church I have found that there is a tremendous emphasis on being godly - yet no one has bothered to tell me how to attain this elusive quality.
Can anyone help a sister out please?
Trump estimates US coronavirus peak death rate, extends social-distancing guidelines: 'I want our life back'
Excellent informative video if you follow the link.
Trump says coronavirus 'peak in death rate' likely in two weeks, extends social-distancing guidelines through April 30
President Trump on Sunday declared that "the peak in death rate" in the coronavirus pandemic "is likely to hit in two weeks," and said the federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30 as he attempted to brace nation for the possibility than 100,000 to 200,000 in the U.S. could die from the deadly virus.
"The modeling estimates that the peak in death rate is likely to hit in two weeks," he said at the White House Rose...
Here comes a grenade!
But a helpful conversation, I believe.
I've seen many people take issue around these forums with sola scriptura - not just Catholics, but even non-traditional Protestants (for want of a better term).
Something that I've been exploring and that has been hugely helpful is understanding that the "Word of God" is not primarily the same thing as the Bible. The Word of God is the gospel of Jesus Christ, and (of course) you find that in the Bible but difficult parts of the Bible ought to be interpreted through the gospel.
The distinction is helpful (and I would argue, true) for many reasons, but when we're dealing with sola scriptura, I want to quote an article at biblicaltraining.org that talks about Luther's...
I'll ask a question for discussion:
Why did God create a world (or put in place the processes that would create a world) in which the sins of one individual could negatively impact another through no fault of their own?