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    Worthy Experiment!

    Most people don't realize the radical experiment we are doing here! I want you to imagine yourself -- hundreds of years ago -- when all the different denominations were starting! While everyone was insisting their beliefs were the "only" correct way to worship God -- they were creating more and more splits and divisions!

    What we are trying to do at Worthy Boards is unheard of when you think about it! We are trying to unify the body -- while at the same time protect those fundamental truths that we can all agree with -- the need for salvation through Jesus -- the source for truth for living the Christian life found within the Bible. Read our Statement of faith! This experiment hasn't happened before when you really consider it!

    https://www.worthychristianforums.com/topic/14897-worthy-experiment/?page=1

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  1. Amazing For by grace you are saved through faith, and that not of yourselves, for it is the gift of God; Ephesians 2:8 John 4:24 (Douay-Rheims Bible) Grace God is a spirit; and they that adore him, must adore him in spirit and in truth. John 4:24 (Douay-Rheims Bible) Love, Joe
  2. I A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. Psalms 23:1 (JPS Tanakh 1917) Have No Doubt He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams. Psalms 23:2 (New Living Translation) In The Power Of His Holy Name He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Psalm 23:3 (English Standard Version) And The Love Shown In His Holy Holy Holy Blood and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood-- Revelation 1:5 (New American Standard Bible) All Because He Loves And Adores If they want to brag, they should brag that they understand and know me. They should brag that I, the LORD, act out of love, righteousness, and justice on the earth. This kind of bragging pleases me, declares the LORD. Jeremiah 9:27 (GOD'S WORD® Translation) Me There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment. The one who fears has not been perfected in love. 1 John 4:15 (Berean Study Bible) How About You (?) Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? No: but by the law of faith. Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law. Romans 3:27-28 (American King James Version) Be Blessed Beloved Of The KING The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. And they shall put my name upon the children of Israel; and I will bless them. Numbers 6:24-27 (King James Bible) Love, Your Brother Joe ~ Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever. Psalms 119:160 (King James Bible) The Bible contains the mind of God, the state of man, the way of salvation, the doom of sinners, and the happiness of believers. Its doctrines are holy, its precepts are binding, its histories are true, and its decisions are immutable. Read it to be wise, believe it to be safe, and practice it to be holy. It contains light to direct you, food to support you, and comfort to cheer you. It is the traveler’s map, the pilgrim’s staff, the pilot’s compass, the soldier’s sword and the Christian’s charter. Here too, Heaven is opened and the gates of Hell disclosed. Christ is its grand subject, our good its design, and the glory of God its end. It should fill the memory, rule the heart and guide the feet. Read it slowly, frequently and prayerfully. It is a mine of wealth, a paradise of glory, and a river of pleasure. It is given you in life, will be opened at the judgment, and be remembered forever. It involves the highest responsibility, rewards the greatest labor, and will condemn all who trifle with its sacred contents. From The Inside Of My Gideon New Testament
  3. Nothing But The Blood Of Jesus Can Wash One From Their Sins because blood contains life. I have given this blood to you to make peace with me on the altar. Blood is needed to make peace with me. Leviticus 17:11 (GOD'S WORD® Translation) Only HIS Cross Will Do The Deed For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified. 1 Corinthians 2:2 (Berean Study Bible) Be Blessed Beloved Daughter Of The KING The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. And they shall put my name upon the children of Israel; and I will bless them. Numbers 6:24-27 (King James Bible) Love, Your Brother Joe ~ Be Blessed Beloved Daughter Of The KING Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever. Psalms 119:160 (King James Bible) The Bible contains the mind of God, the state of man, the way of salvation, the doom of sinners, and the happiness of believers. Its doctrines are holy, its precepts are binding, its histories are true, and its decisions are immutable. Read it to be wise, believe it to be safe, and practice it to be holy. It contains light to direct you, food to support you, and comfort to cheer you. It is the traveler’s map, the pilgrim’s staff, the pilot’s compass, the soldier’s sword and the Christian’s charter. Here too, Heaven is opened and the gates of Hell disclosed. Christ is its grand subject, our good its design, and the glory of God its end. It should fill the memory, rule the heart and guide the feet. Read it slowly, frequently and prayerfully. It is a mine of wealth, a paradise of glory, and a river of pleasure. It is given you in life, will be opened at the judgment, and be remembered forever. It involves the highest responsibility, rewards the greatest labor, and will condemn all who trifle with its sacred contents. From The Inside Of My Gideon New Testament
  4. Jesus No one has ever seen God, but the one and only Son, who is Himself God and is at the Father’s side, has made Him known. John 1:18 (Berean Study Bible) Gave The Law When the LORD finished speaking to Moses on Mount Sinai, he gave him the two tablets of the covenant law, the tablets of stone inscribed by the finger of God. Exodus 31:18 (New International Version) Through Moses To The Jew Thus the LORD used to speak to Moses face to face, just as a man speaks to his friend. When Moses returned to the camp, his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, would not depart from the tent. Exodus 33:11 (New American Standard Bible) So, Why Should Some Fellow Think It Was Foolishness For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or one stroke of a letter will pass away from the law until all things are accomplished. Matthew 5:18 (Christian Standard Bible) ~ It Is Apparent To Any Worthy Reader And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire from hell. James 3:6 (Webster Bible Translation) That By One's Tone And Contempt Toward Believers But the things which proceed out of the mouth come out of the heart, and they defile the man. Matthew 15:18 (World English Bible) It Is Needful Of The Holy Spirit Before Correctly Addressing The Beloved As it is written, "There is no one righteous; no, not one." "There is no one who understands. There is no one who seeks after God. They have all turned aside. They have together become unprofitable. There is no one who does good, there is not even one." "Their throat is an open tomb. With their tongues they have used deceit." "Viper's poison is under their lips;" "Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness." Romans 3:10-14 (New Heart English Bible) Be Blessed Beloved Of The KING The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. And they shall put my name upon the children of Israel; and I will bless them. Numbers 6:24-27 (King James Bible) Love, Your Brother Joe ~ Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever. Psalms 119:160 (King James Bible) The Bible contains the mind of God, the state of man, the way of salvation, the doom of sinners, and the happiness of believers. Its doctrines are holy, its precepts are binding, its histories are true, and its decisions are immutable. Read it to be wise, believe it to be safe, and practice it to be holy. It contains light to direct you, food to support you, and comfort to cheer you. It is the traveler’s map, the pilgrim’s staff, the pilot’s compass, the soldier’s sword and the Christian’s charter. Here too, Heaven is opened and the gates of Hell disclosed. Christ is its grand subject, our good its design, and the glory of God its end. It should fill the memory, rule the heart and guide the feet. Read it slowly, frequently and prayerfully. It is a mine of wealth, a paradise of glory, and a river of pleasure. It is given you in life, will be opened at the judgment, and be remembered forever. It involves the highest responsibility, rewards the greatest labor, and will condemn all who trifle with its sacred contents. From The Inside Of My Gideon New Testament
  5. Politics The Christian Post previously reported on comments made by Trump regarding his faith at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa. Clarifying his comments on forgiveness, Trump declared, "I go to communion and that's asking forgiveness, you know, it's a form of asking forgiveness." During the interview the current GOP frontrunner stressed that he "likes to work where he doesn't have to ask forgiveness." Trump has reiterated on several occasions on the campaign trail his Protestant and Presbyterian background, and more recently, his admiration for his former pastor, Norman Vincent Peale, a popular Reformed minister. Cooper followed up asking Trump if "asking for forgiveness" is a central tenet in his faith life. "I try not make mistakes where I have to ask forgiveness," Trump answered. https://www.christianpost.com/news/trump-why-do-i-have-to-repent-or-ask-for-forgiveness-if-i-am-not-making-mistakes-video.html Politics Though he remarked last year that he has never asked God for forgiveness, Donald Trump suggested in an interview published Wednesday that he plans on doing just that. In an interview with columnist Cal Thomas, Trump was asked, "You have said you never felt the need to ask for God’s forgiveness, and yet repentance for one’s sins is a precondition to salvation. I ask you the question Jesus asked of Peter: Who do you say He is?" "I will be asking for forgiveness, but hopefully I won’t have to be asking for much forgiveness. As you know, I am Presbyterian and Protestant. I’ve had great relationships and developed even greater relationships with ministers. We have tremendous support from the clergy. I think I will be doing very well during the election with evangelicals and with Christians," Trump said, according to the transcript."In the Middle East — and this is prior to the migration — you had almost no chance of coming into the United States. Christians from Syria, of which there were many, many of their heads … chopped off. If you were a Muslim from Syria, it was one of the easiest places to come in (to the U.S.). I thought that was deplorable." He added, "I’m going to treat my religion, which is Christian, with great respect and care." Thomas concluded by asking, "Who do you say Jesus is?" "Jesus to me is somebody I can think about for security and confidence," Trump said. "Somebody I can revere in terms of bravery and in terms of courage and, because I consider the Christian religion so important, somebody I can totally rely on in my own mind." The remarks come days before Trump is scheduled speak before the Faith & Freedom Coalition's conference on Friday in Washington. https://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/trump-forgiveness-god-224068 Look To Israel For The Answers
  6. Repent (?) And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless you, and curse him that curses you: and in you shall all families of the earth be blessed. Genesis 12:2-3 (American King James Version) I Should Hope Not~! Praise be to the Lord God, the God of Israel, who alone does marvelous deeds. Praise be to his glorious name forever; may the whole earth be filled with his glory. Psalms 72:18-19 (New International Version)
  7. Sons Of Adam, Daughters Of Eve Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD. Proverbs 18:22 Thank You LORD Jesus
  8. IMO The BDS Movement Is Just Another Way To Starve-A-Jew The Trouble With This "Enterprise" Is The LORD Jesus Is Forever A Jew AND He's Coming Back Oh Foolish Men O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself. Psalms 94:1 Amen~!
  9. Before Nero’s marriage to Sporus, he married a man named Pythagoras in a public ceremony where Nero was the bride. Both homosexual relationships and marriages were widely accepted and practiced. During the days of the early church, many young boys like Sporus were castrated and forced to serve the sexual appetites of Roman elites, some in the most grotesque manner, and often when they had served their purpose, they were killed. The homosexual lifestyle of the Romans during the days of the early church was often predatorial, preying on the innocence of small children. Emperor Tiberius, who ruled over Rome when Jesus was crucified, made small children serve him and all of his royal guests. When he tired of violating them, he would send his men out to find new children and kill the abused ones by throwing their bodies over cliffs. I was completely caught off guard to learn this aspect of Roman and European culture prior to the days of revival. I was totally unaware that homosexuality was in fact more accepted during the days of Paul than it is today, not the other way around. When Paul went to Rome, he was facing sexual practices that were not only instituted at the highest levels of power but were deified. He addressed it in his letters to the early church. When I learned this information, it made his words in Scripture take on completely new meaning. This dark hole of history went even deeper. This newly found information blew my modern ideas about homosexuality out of the water and challenged me to my core. I share in more detail about what I found on Day 34 of our new 61 Day devotional Chasing Revival. The entire Bible study also has a 9 part video series and a work book. To learn more about the persecution of the first century church, the spread of Christianity, and the history of revival – click here: https://backtojerusalem.com/the-secret-history-of-homosexuality-and-persecution-of-christians/
  10. Been There, Done That The "Kids" At The Hospital insisted I Needed To Have A Person Pick Me Up But I Finally Called A Cab And Made It Home Ten Minutes Later
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