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July 05, 2015

When freedom becomes something of itself, it can turn into a concept that might be better defined as daring ... Read more


July 03, 2015

The religion of "Christianity" depends upon lots of people agreeing together on what makes one a Christian ... Read more


July 02, 2015

I've had it with my past failed attempts to forgive others ... Read more


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  • 1 Thessalonians 4:6 > Book > NT Bible
    Helloooooo Shovel! I wanted to hear your views on 1 Thessalonians 4:6b “the Lord is the avenger in all these things, just as we also told you before and solemnly warned you.” The “avenger” and “solemn warnings”… to what end? You wrote: That God is the “avenger” is his simple establishment of... Read more
    (Posted: Jul 2, 2015 / Updated: Jul 3, 2015 - 10:41 am)

  • These verses haunt me > Question-Answer > confusion
    Can anyone help me out with these scriptures that have been haunting me that my friends always quote: "Many are called; few are chosen" "Strive to enter in the straight gate, for many shall try but few shall be able." "The kingdom of heaven suffers violence and the violent take it by force."... Read more
    (Posted: Jan 7, 2007 / Updated: Jul 1, 2015 - 8:09 am)

  • Following Jesus > Question-Answer > christian life
    I hear people at other forums use (the concept of following Jesus)..It just simply confuses me Hi Adam! :) I know what you mean about how so many speak of following Christ. I sang the song for years: "I have decided to follow Jesus..." It's a biggie in most Christian venues. In the NASB... Read more
    (Posted: Jan 13, 2007 / Updated: Jul 1, 2015 - 7:52 am)

  • Is this thing real? > Question-Answer > christian life
    Recently, over the past 2-3 weeks I have felt some more freedom in my life from laws, principles, expectations (others' and my own) and I have begun, very recently, to discuss these things with others, such as how we are free from sin and condemnation. But sometimes I have felt like I am talking... Read more
    (Posted: Apr 6, 2007 / Updated: Jun 29, 2015 - 8:52 am)

  • Can the mind bring a thing to pass? > Question-Answer > leading
    Do you think that the mind is so powerful that when we desire something enough and believe it to be that it will come to pass? —Dave No, I do not. However, and this is the part that brings things to pass that otherwise get left in the dust, when the mind believes something to be possible... Read more
    (Posted: Apr 15, 2007 / Updated: Jun 29, 2015 - 8:36 am)