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"A Canadian Christian school has been ordered by a public school board that it partners with to refrain from reading or studying “any scripture that could be considered offensive to particular individuals.” Included are passages from the New Testament that speak against fornication, adultery, idolatry, and witchcraft." https://www.lifesitenews.com/…/public-board-orders-christia…
It is just a matter of time before this begins here (in the U.S.), it is only the next logical step when looking at the PC culture we now live in. We have gone beyond just being politically correct... i.e. we have gone beyond trying to make sure we don't offend anyone who doesn't share our view and values. We have now made it a legal issue... to say...
What I mean is, in your experience, are Christians that are really surrendered to Christ generally middle-aged and older
The reason I ask is because I found Christ 5 years ago in my early 20's and I get really concerned about my progress in righteousness and surrendering to God. I was in college at the time and I happened to make a close group of Christian friends and we were all on fire for Jesus, and they were all very mature spiritually while I was still dabbling in and out of my sin and not fully participating in our house church and social events... they knew I loved God greatly and respected me for it but at the same time I was double-minded. They ended up ''evicting'' me out of our house because I brought alcohol into the house,...
Still dealing with my early pregnancy and baby's father.
He acts unenthusiastic about hearing from me or seeing me. I've asked him 2 times already if he wants a break from me or for me to leave him alone or to end the relationship. He says no.
I'm getting sick of feeling unwanted though. I'm wondering if I should just force him to break up with me and just accept my fate of single motherhood at 25.
From the February 2009 Trumpet Print Edition » Does Scripture account for the age of dinosaurs?
Dinosaur Tracks, the almost homemade-looking sign says on the side of Highway 160 just west of Tuba City, Arizona, on the way to the Grand Canyon. The expanse of fossils and footprints, scattered throughout this portion of the Painted Desert on a Navajo Indian reservation, attests to a dramatic moment in Earth’s history.
The site lies some miles north of an ancient meteoric crater, and the story seems relatively clear from the evidence left behind. Some footprints indicate running—confusion as traffic collided in the final moments of a chaotic world. Yet, the majority of the footprints seem to face the direction of the crater—as if these...
According to Jesus Christ's testimony as a credible expert witness in all matters pertaining to the afterlife; most of the world's responsible souls haven't been making it to safety when they cross over to the other side.
● Luke 13:22-24 . . And he went through the cities and villages, teaching, and journeying toward Jerusalem. Then said one unto him, master, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them: Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
● Matt 7:13-14 . . Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only...
Revelation 21:1 says "And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea." Personally, I've always been intrigued by this verse. I know there is no clear/obvious answer in regards to what the purpose of the new earth is for, but I want to hear everyone's views and ideas on this subject. What thoughts do you have concerning this passage?
It is an oft discussed subject that mainline Protestant denominations are declining and losing members. Evangelical denominations are also declining in recent years. The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest evangelical denomination in the United States with 15 million members, is declining similarly as the largest mainline Protestant denomination in the US, the United Methodist Church with 7.2 million members.
The Southern Baptist Convention lost 1 million members.
The United Methodist Church, in the US, has also lost members. In 2011, the UMC lost 72,000 members.
2011 numbers show U.S. members still sliding - The United...
You will not have any other god's before (or besides) me... (AMP)
Amplified bible includes the words "or besides" me... Not beside, "besides" meaning no other big or small ones even...
I think we all fail that test...
And, then, we're all liars, scripture says... wrathful (angry) at someone, murder, were all murderers in our heart... fornicators and adulterer's, especially all spiritually speaking, how were all kind of like God's adulterous wives connected to all the gods we all have... Coveting, that almost means desiring anything... How many of us have done or do do or have that... (Also connected to the gods or idols)...
I could go on, but I think that is enough to get the point, so, who never sins anymore at all again...?
I havent been on this forum for while ...my OCD has been bad thinking am unpure i need to be pure but i cant so much sin ...reliving things from my past ( abuse ) and my faith am struggling a lot at this moment i feel like i want to Overdose on pills my husband has forgotten to hide from me he has to lock everything up for that reason
i need to be pure i cant get to heaven if am not pure oding will not get me in heaven
the abusers took my pureness and i now keep sinning so ill end up in hell
i cant live my life over i cant stop them its too late all too late i'll be in hell no matter what happens dont want to remember the abuse but its keeps playing over and over in my head
too much pain ...
For almost fourteen years now my grandma and I have been attending this fellowship whch is an inner city ministry that deals with drug addicrs and the like.My Grandma (who I've posted about n the prayer forum;she's in the hospital)served as an usherette and in the children's ministy, and it brought her joy to do that.she used to tell me how good she felt serving at church.About six years ago she suffered a mild stroke.My dad tld the chruch what happended they said they would pray for her and that they would come to see her.Don't know for sure if they prayed (I didn't go to the service)but they never came either ,even though pastors wife called to get the address ,they never came...