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Discussion in 'Spirit-Filled / Charismatic' started by Victor E., Aug 13, 2016.

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    If God does not feel anger anymore or punish wickedness. How do believers reconcile that claim to this passage in 2 Thessalonians 1:3-10? [​IMG]

    'We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring.

    This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering— since indeed God considers it just to repay with affliction those who afflict you, and to grant relief to you who are afflicted as well as to us, when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels in flaming fire, inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God and on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

    They will suffer the punishment of eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might, when he comes on that day to be glorified in his saints, and to be marveled at among all who have believed, because our testimony to you was believed. To this end we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his power, so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.' 2 Thessalonians 1:3-10
     
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    'Swollen thumb shrinks... MY HAND JUST GOT SKINNIER!!

    + Prepare for Jesus Return

    Swollen thumb shrinks right before his eyes and he and his friends freak out. The reactions are priceless!! + JESUS SAYS TO PREPARE FOR HIS RETURN!!'

     
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    Many believers await the Great Tribulation, but what if some were already going through the Great Tribulation. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    The joy of the Lord (joy that no one can ever take) can hardly come from anything else but this:

    'You love justice and hate evil. Therefore, O God, your God has anointed you, pouring out the oil of joy on you more than on anyone else' Hebrews 1:9

    'You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of joy above Your fellows' Psalms 45:7

    'Then some of his disciples asked one another, “Why is He telling us, ‘In a little while you will not see Me, and then after a little while you will see Me’ and ‘Because I am going to the Father’?” They kept asking, “Why is He saying, ‘a little while’? We do not understand what He is talking about.”

    Aware that they wanted to ask Him, Jesus said to them, “Are you asking one another why I said, ‘In a little while you will not see Me, and then after a little while you will see Me’?

    Truly, truly, I tell you, you will weep and wail while the world rejoices.

    You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. A woman has pain in childbirth because her time has come; but when she brings forth her child, she forgets her anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world. So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy' John 16:17-22
     
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    You have access to healing, but you don't HAVE it until you pray consistently. Revelation many don't believe in - Matthew 25:14-30

    People walking in instant healing for so long, they forget where they started from. These SAME people FAILED MANY TIMES before. [​IMG]
     
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    'Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son. And he sent his servants to call those who had [previously] been invited to the wedding feast, but they refused to come. Then he sent out some other servants, saying, ‘Tell those who have been invited, “Look, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and fattened calves are butchered and everything is ready; come to the wedding feast.”’ But they paid no attention [they disregarded the invitation, treating it with contempt] and went away, one to his farm, another to his business.

    The rest [of the invited guests] seized his servants and mistreated them [insulting and humiliating them] and killed them. The king was enraged [when he heard this], and sent his soldiers and destroyed those murderers and burned their city. Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding [feast] is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy. So go to the main highways that lead out of the city, and invite to the wedding feast as many as you find.’ Those servants went out into the streets and gathered together all the people they could find, both bad and good; so the wedding hall was filled with dinner guests [sitting at the banquet table].

    “But when the king came in to see the dinner guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed [appropriately] in wedding clothes, and he said, ‘Friend, how did you come in here without wearing the wedding clothes [that were provided for you]?’ And the man was speechless and without excuse. Then the king said to the attendants, ‘Tie him hand and foot, and throw him into the darkness outside; in that place there will be weeping [over sorrow and pain] and grinding of teeth [over distress and anger].’ For many are called (invited, summoned), but few are chosen.' Matthew 22:1-14 (AMP)


     
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    God's loving kindness in Christ is so powerful. Sometimes we just need to worship Him in tongues and be amazed at His love.

     
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    Gossip- 'casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true'

    Wow, this is definitely a good word of encouragement. Father, help us to love the Lord Jesus in His presence! Let us come back to our first love, aside from power!

     
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    'Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and spoke with me, saying, “Come here, I will show you the judgment and doom of the great prostitute who is seated on many waters [influencing nations], she with whom the kings of the earth have committed acts of immorality, and the inhabitants of the earth have become intoxicated with the wine of her immorality.” And the angel carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness; and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was entirely covered with blasphemous names, having seven heads and ten horns. The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold, precious stones and pearls, [and she was] holding in her hand a gold cup full of the abominations and the filth of her [sexual] immorality.

    And on her forehead a name was written, a mystery: “BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES (false religions, heresies) AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.” I saw that the woman was drunk with the blood of the saints (God’s people), and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus [who were martyred]. When I saw her, I wondered in amazement. But the angel said to me, “Why do you wonder? I will explain to you the mystery of the woman and of the beast that carries her, which has the seven heads and ten horns.

    “The beast that you saw was [once], but [now] is not, and he is about to come up out of the abyss (the bottomless pit, the dwelling place of demons) and go to destruction (perdition). And the inhabitants of the earth, whose names have not been written in the Book of Life from the foundation of the world, will be astonished when they see the beast, because he was and is not and is yet to come [to earth]. Here is the mind which has wisdom [and this is what it knows about the vision].

    The seven heads are seven hills on which the woman sits; and they are seven kings: five of whom have fallen, one exists and is reigning; the other [the seventh] has not yet come, and when he does come, he must remain a little while. And the beast that [once] was but is not, is himself also an eighth king and is one of the seven, and he goes to destruction (perdition). The ten horns that you saw are ten kings who have not yet received a kingdom, but [together] they receive authority as kings for a single hour [for a common purpose] along with the beast. These [kings] have one purpose [one mind, one common goal], and they give their power and authority to the beast' Revelations 17:1-13 (AMP)

    'Now at that [end] time Michael, the great [angelic] prince who stands guard over the children of your people, will arise. And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; but at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the Book [of Life], will be rescued. Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake (resurrect), these to everlasting life, but some to disgrace and everlasting contempt (abhorrence). Those who are [spiritually] wise will shine brightly like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who lead many to righteousness, [will shine] like the stars forever and ever. But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the scroll until the end of time. Many will go back and forth and search anxiously [through the scroll], and knowledge [of the purpose of God as revealed by His prophets] will [greatly] increase.”

    Then I, Daniel, looked, and behold, there stood two others, the one [angel] on this bank of the river and the other [angel] on that bank of the river. And one said to the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, “How long will it be until the end of these wonders?” And I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, as he held up his right hand and his left hand toward heaven, and swore by Him who lives forever that it would be for a time, times, and a half a time (three and a half years); and as soon as they finish shattering and crushing the power of the holy people, all these things will be finished. As for me, I heard, but I did not understand; so I said, “My lord, what will be the outcome of these things?” And the angel said, “Go your way, Daniel, for the words are concealed and sealed up until the end of time.

    Many will be purged, purified (made white) and refined, but the wicked will behave wickedly. None of the wicked shall understand, but those who are [spiritually] wise will understand. From the time that the regular sacrifice [that is, the daily burnt offering] is taken away and the abomination of desolation is set up [ruining the temple for worship of the true God], there will be 1,290 days. How blessed [happy, fortunate, spiritually prosperous] and beloved is he who waits expectantly [enduring without wavering for the period of tribulation] and comes to the 1,335 days! But as for you (Daniel), go your way until the end [of your life]; for you will rest and rise again for your allotted inheritance at the end of the age.” Daniel 12 (AMP)

    'So, beloved, since you are looking forward to these things, be diligent and make every effort to be found by Him [at His return] spotless and blameless, in peace [that is, inwardly calm with a sense of spiritual well-being and confidence, having lived a life of obedience to Him]. And consider the patience of our Lord [His delay in judging and avenging wrongs] as salvation [that is, allowing time for more to be saved]; just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given to him [by God], speaking about these things as he does in all of his letters.

    In which there are some things that are difficult to understand, which the untaught and unstable [who have fallen into error] twist and misinterpret, just as they do the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction. Therefore, [let me warn you] beloved, knowing these things beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men [who distort doctrine] and fall from your own steadfastness [of mind, knowledge, truth, and faith], but grow [spiritually mature] in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be glory (honor, majesty, splendor), both now and to the day of eternity. Amen'

    2 Peter 3:14-18 (AMP)
     
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    Satan masquerades as an angel of light. He's often not an ugly being sounding hateful. He can appear beautiful and righteous.

    There are very beautiful and altruistic spiritists and new-agers. Friendly 'angels of light' that impart evil spirits. [​IMG]

    'From now on, then, we do not know anyone in a purely human way. Even if we have known Christ in a purely human way, yet now we no longer know Him in this way' 2 Cor. 5:16 [​IMG]

    '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' Ephesians 6:12 [​IMG]
     
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    Review of 'The Shack' under the lens of Biblical scrutiny without the emotions.

    'The Shack' Movie Exposed - Heresy, Universalism, & False Gospel'

     
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    Here's a Biblical Fast. Do you like fasting? This is a fasting the Lord approves. Perhaps it was this 'prayer and fasting' that Jesus was speaking of to His unbelieving disciples in Mark 9:14-29.

    '“Shout with the voice of a trumpet blast.
    Shout aloud! Don’t be timid.
    Tell my people Israel of their sins!

    Yet they act so pious!
    They come to the Temple every day
    and seem delighted to learn all about me.
    They act like a righteous nation
    that would never abandon the laws of its God.
    They ask me to take action on their behalf,
    pretending they want to be near me.
    ‘We have fasted before you!’ they say.
    ‘Why aren’t you impressed?
    We have been very hard on ourselves,
    and you don’t even notice it!’
    “I will tell you why!” I respond.
    “It’s because you are fasting to please yourselves.
    Even while you fast,
    you keep oppressing your workers.

    What good is fasting
    when you keep on fighting and quarreling?
    This kind of fasting
    will never get you anywhere with me.
    You humble yourselves
    by going through the motions of penance,
    bowing your heads
    like reeds bending in the wind.
    You dress in burlap
    and cover yourselves with ashes.
    Is this what you call fasting?
    Do you really think this will please the LORD?

    “No, this is the kind of fasting I want:
    Free those who are wrongly imprisoned;
    lighten the burden of those who work for you.
    Let the oppressed go free,
    and remove the chains that bind people.
    Share your food with the hungry,
    and give shelter to the homeless.
    Give clothes to those who need them,
    and do not hide from relatives who need your help.
    “Then your salvation will come like the dawn,
    and your wounds will quickly heal.
    Your godliness will lead you forward,
    and the glory of the LORD will protect you from behind.
    Then when you call, the LORD will answer.
    ‘Yes, I am here,’ he will quickly reply.
    “Remove the heavy yoke of oppression.
    Stop pointing your finger and spreading vicious rumors!

    Feed the hungry,
    and help those in trouble.
    Then your light will shine out from the darkness,
    and the darkness around you will be as bright as noon.
    The LORD will guide you continually,
    giving you water when you are dry
    and restoring your strength.
    You will be like a well-watered garden,
    like an ever-flowing spring.
    Some of you will rebuild the deserted ruins of your cities.
    Then you will be known as a rebuilder of walls
    and a restorer of homes.

    “Keep the Sabbath day holy.
    Don’t pursue your own interests on that day,
    but enjoy the Sabbath
    and speak of it with delight as the LORD’s holy day.
    Honor the Sabbath in everything you do on that day,
    and don’t follow your own desires or talk idly.
    Then the LORD will be your delight.
    I will give you great honor
    and satisfy you with the inheritance I promised to your ancestor Jacob.
    I, the LORD, have spoken!”' Isaiah 58:1-12
     
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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]☄️[​IMG]☄️[​IMG]☄️[​IMG]☄️[​IMG]☄️ 'OVERLY PASTORED' [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    'PROPHETS WHO DON'T CHANGE DIAPERS

    We are living in one of the most OVERLY PASTORED generations of believers in American history. Saints constantly cry out, expect, and demand to be coddled, caressed, and comforted every time they walk in the doors of a church.

    Individuals who have been saved 10, 20, 30, and 40 years apparently need to be convinced over and over again that still God loves them. If people don't leave church feeling good about themselves, they think church leadership has failed them. How much longer will church leaders in America be asked to change the diapers of Christian converts who should be wearing pants? When are we going to get beyond elementary principles and start walking in kingdom power and authority? Can we stop constantly looking at church leadership like nursing mothers who need to fulfill our hunger pains for milk when we really should be eating meat?

    In order for the body of Christ to be weaned off of breast milk and stop expecting for their diaper to be changed at church every Sunday, God is releasing His prophets to change their diet! It's time to get healthy saints! Here's what to expect:

    1. Pastors stroke, but prophets provoke.
    2. Pastors coddle, but prophets cut.
    3. Pastors comfort, but prophets correct.
    4. Pastors stimulate, but prophets impregnate.
    5. Pastors listen, but prophets challenge.

    ***DISCLAIMER

    This post is NOT bashing pastors. This is a call for balance and the necessity of the body of a Christ receiving both the ministry of prophets and pastors. I currently serve as a shepherd of God's flock on a full time basis. We definitely need the shepherding ministry in the American Church, but we also must have the prophetic ministry as well if we are going to reach maturity. This post is addressing what happens when we develop church models of strictly "pastoring people" and do not welcome prophetic ministry in our midst as well as the other 3 ministries. (Apostles, teachers, evangelists)

    I am also NOT saying that new converts and believers don't need tender, loving, care as they learn how to grow in Christ. They absolutely do! What I am addressing is those saints who have been saved for a considerable amount of time, but yet still want to drink milk and can't stand truth. I'm convinced that while many Christians are ready to go up (rapture), God is saying that it's time to grow up.

    Here come the prophets!'
     
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    Truth! "Sozo Ministry" is not helping anyone in the long run. Psychology and Philosophy can never replace the Biblical Truth of the Holy Spirit in the New Creation. Let's have clear eyes to see through all the smoke and mirrors. [​IMG]

    'Then He went into the temple and began to drive out those who bought and sold in it, saying to them, “It is written, ‘My house is a house of prayer,’ but you have made it a ‘den of thieves.’ Luke 19:45-46

     
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    Holiness is not optional. A believer must decide to walk in holiness in order to have a part in the kingdom, to KNOW - yada- love God and the good things He has freely offered us. This is instructed throughout Scripture. This means we must give up certain things that have an overwhelmingly negative influence in our lives, in order to press in to know God more and more.

    A good place to start is how we speak to people, the words we say, the company we choose to hang out with, or people we keep in contact with!

    Lord, let us accept your reality of holiness in our hearts/minds. Let us seek your word and reject any false realities that come our way, that are not from you, in Jesus name!

    'Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.' Ephesians 4:25

    Scriptures on behavioral holiness:

    “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!’ Matthew 7:21-23

    'For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you should abstain from sexual immorality; that each of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor, not in passion of lust, like the Gentiles who do not know God; that no one should take advantage of and defraud his brother in this matter, because the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also forewarned you and testified. For God did not call us to uncleanness, but in holiness. Therefore he who rejects this does not reject man, but God, who has also given us His Holy Spirit.' 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8

    ''Holiness has absolutely nothing to do with legalistic rules and strict adherence to man-made guidelines. Authentic holiness is motivated by love for God, empowered by His grace, and is marked by a deep desire to experience His intimate presence'

     
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