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Mike Mclees

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  1. They are able to incert computer chips into your body now. They are not marks A mark is more like a tattoo that will identify you as one who has given his or her loyalty and worship who demands he is God upon the earth put on ones hand or forehead .With out the tattoo you will not be able to buy or sell. The world leader while demanding loyalty is really out to destroy Christianty
  2. I made a mistake when I thought I wanted to do to serve God only to be awakened one day that God didn't want me to that. He said to me When are you going to stop doing what you want to do and listen to what I want to do. That really rocked me. We must learn to be patient and God will show the way with His time and His wisdom. Be at peace and be assured God knows you name and knows what your talents are. Talents you may have not considered or did'nt know you had. Take the lesson of Marry who sat at The lords feet while Martha did all the work. Let go and let God.
  3. I don't believe God told you were hateful bigots. How do you believe he told you that ? Neither are their are any Church denominations or church orders in Gods kingdom. He would not tell you to jump from the skillet to the fire. Your faith built on personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Your parents have nothing to do with you working out you own salvation.
  4. Question being is being saved by confession that Jesus is Lord and repenting of sin mean you are born again of the Spirit. That is not correct yet many are led to believe that. Receiving Christ as Lord and turn from sin gives you salvation, but being Born again is when one comes to believe or understand that God is Spirit and sits on a heavenly throne. and must be worshiped as Spirit. There at wo kinds of people in the New Testament. Those who are carnal and spirit minded. Starting with John 3 John 3: 1-12 King James Version (KJV) 3 There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: 2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him. 3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. 4 Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born? 5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. 6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. 7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again. 8 The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit. 9 Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be? 10 Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things?. Being carnal Nicodemus thought Jesus meant going back to his mothers womb. Jesus goes on to say 10 Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things? 11 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness. 12 If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things? B Salvation and being Born again Question is being saved by confession that Jesus is Lord and repenting of sin mean you are born again of the Spirit. That is not correct, yet many are led to believe that. Receiving Christ as Lord and turn from sin gives you salvation but being Born again of the spirit is when one comes to believe or understand that God is Spirit and sits on a heavenly throne. and must be worshiped as Spirit. There are two kinds of people in the New Testament. Those who are carnal, and those that are spirit minded. Starting with John 3 John 3: 1-12 King James Version (KJV) 3 There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: 2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him. 3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot (see )the kingdom of God. The word see means two things in this sentence. First it means you cannot (see) His kingdom with your eyes, and two it means to comprehend or understand the unseen things of God because they are spirit. 4 Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born? 5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. 6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. 7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again. 8 The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit. 9 Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be? Being carnal, Nicodemus thought Jesus meant going back to his mothers womb. Jesus goes on to say 10 Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things? 11 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness. So being saved, and being Born again are two different events. It is imperative we understand what carnal and spiritual are. Jesus said “ you must be Born again”. It is not just a command it is an absolute truth. Pau said to be carnally minded is enmity against God. It is death Jessus told the women at the well the time has come when we must worship God not in certain places but in Spirit and in truth. For He desires such to worship Him . Matters not what denomination or named church you go to because Gods spirit is in us and direct how we are to live and apeal to others the love of Christ.
  5. We should always have elders who are knowledgeable in right interpretation of God's word. It also says In 2nd Timothy " Show they self approved a workman who need not be ashamed , but rightly dividing the word of truth . We should be able to recognize error and false teaching.
  6. John 1: 3 But as many have received to them gave he the power to become the sons of god, even to them that believed upon His name. John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave hi only begotten Son That whosoever believeth upon Him should not perish, but have ever lasting life. Neither of these give reference to being Born again but faith and salvation John 1: 3-13We need to look to what problem he saw with Nicodemus for he was already a religious man and a leader in the Pharisees. Nicodemus thought he could talk to Jesus but Jesus cut Him off because he already knew what his problem was. Jesus said you must be Born again of the Spirit or you cannot enter into the kingdom of God Nicodemus did not understand. Can a man go back to his mothers womb. He thought Jesus was referring to the physical, he did not understand the spiritual. God and His kingdom are spiritual not physical. Nicodemus saw only things of the carnal nature and many in our churches today can only see the things which are carnal. In John 4: 8-20 When Jesus spoke to the women at the well. When she perceived H was a profit she aske Him where is the right place to worship. We have a lot today asking that question. Jesus said the time is coming when ye shall not worship on the this mountain nor in Jerusalem, but the true worshipers shall worship Him in Spirit and in truth for God is Sprit and desires such to worship Him. When we come to Christ we mus remember He stands a the Right Hand of God in His spiritual kingdom and the He desires us to be baptized in the spirit. Also Jesus said top pray in your private place where by the holy Spirit we are able to speak to God in a personal relationship. Going to church is not enough. True worship is a life that is change and His spirit is in us Weather you are attending church or walking down the street Paul said No ye not you the Temple and the Spirit of God is in you. I only spoke an brief Better to take your Bible and read the scriptures
  7. I believe that time is infinite as God is infinite. I believe time always has been even before the universe came to be. Sienese says time only began when the what they call the big bang caused the formation of mass being stars and planets. They only know physics when there is something to measure from, but time just as the great voids of space cannot be measured soo they call it dark matter Where they cannot apply physics they scratch their heads. These voids are infinite as time and God are infinite None of them can be measured
  8. Has anyone considered these being the end days that Government may force churches to except the lgbt . This could scatter congregation to having church in homes.
  9. Have you tried praying. The American Government is not our giver of our dreams. Jesus said in my Fathers house their are many mansions if it were not so I would have told you. I shall return for you so that where I am you may be also. In the world many may be cut off from earthy dreams. Heaven is our true home When Christ is in our heart we are His not the American dream. The day is coming when the American dream will be just a pile of ashes. Heave is eternal.
  10. I said if it is true as you say. This not mean that I am in any way in agreement with posterity preaching. Some thing nags at me that this preaching is not of God and is a distortion of Gods word. It says that God is obligated to make us rich. I call this blasphemy and self seeking. It is not built on humility but a self centered lust for personal wealth. This is not true Gospel but all about self.
  11. You are right. Our children need guidance. Perverted life styles being now legal are a direct threat to our future generation which is our kids today. Faith In God is being diminished by the ungodly. We must watch for Jesus Return and teach our children
  12. If it be as you say then I apologize and truly done in humility and spreading the Gospel then God bless you.
  13. This is what I see. Many churches had humble small beginnings cared more for the poor bur with time if the preacher was good begins to prosper so they form a board and start looking for another place to build a bigger. With time they attract a better well off family members. wore better clothes and gave bigger offerings and the preach gets better pay and the. they grow more and expand for more members. What's missing now . you now longer see the poor. They have been outclassed. Now the church starts looking for the wealthy to be members of their church. They may even start trying to out do neighboring churches. Your church promises that you can be more well off or even become wealthy saying its Gods blessing. Yes they drive better cars and use better cologne. Still you will not see one poor person among your congregation. They won't because they have no money when they pass the plate. This is what I see. This is not just for the posterity church. tell me if this doesn oy describe many in our well to do churhes in the free world.
  14. We learn patience from hardships. Are we praying daily. Then keep looking. Jesus said ill never leave you or forsake you. Trust Him. Faith is time tested. Who will stay true through the hardest of times. Never give up. Jesus knows your name and he is a provider. Pray for His strength everyday.
  15. I hear ya. watched a little of the New years Eve. in New York and it is down right sinful. won't do that again. Happy New day does not half to relate to Jan 1. Its for ever new believer
  16. Happy New Day in Christ Jesus. Put off the old man and put on the new man. Clean the closet of your soul today for you do not know what tomorrow will bring. Be happy today and be guided of the Spirit. Yesterday is gone and just a memory But New life is Now Have a very blessed new day to all of you
  17. Don't get ahead of God. God calls us to live by the two greatest commandments. Love God with everything in you with all you might and 2 love thy neighbor as thyself. This is all he wants of us. Our gifts and talents will show up as we learn of Him. Be steadfast. Lean on mature elders who have been around the block and are spirit filled wise in the Gods ways
  18. I guess that's another thread. I pray you are happy with your posterity. I am also rich But not with the money of this world. I am rich in Christ and blessed. In all things be content and I never have had to beg bread. Paul was in prison when that was written. I don't believe neither did Peter seek riches neither any of the apostles. I guess we will have to agree to disagree. Not trying to be disparaging just saying how I feel in my spirit.
  19. Do you think the posterity church goes out to work and fund missions. if they do is that a good thing? There are churches given over to homosexual congregations, and even preaching. Do they go into the mission field. is that a good thing? Don't get me wrong there are many true spirit led believers that go tot the mission field, but we are talking about the established churches here in the free world like our own country of America Where there is divisions and classes like the rich and the poor. From those who drive Cadillac's to those who ride bicycles. Denominational churches where preachers are vocational and bow to the paycheck, and bow to the board. Churches that are more entertainers than holy and reverent. Those who preach false feel good doctrines. Some plan Caribbean Cruses with big name preachers to attract the well to do. Be sure to book early because everybody whos anybody will be there These are the things we see here where many look to politics to boast our economy than look for Christ coming. Sheep and goats in the same coral. Babylon that great city has fallen has fallen. Who was it that Jesus criticized most? Was it not the rich religious class. Come out of her my people and be not partakers with her sins.
  20. When I was still a young believer while I was working I asked a similar question. I was disturbed about the church. I saw a lot of things you guys a talking about. these problems have been with church for a long time. We live inn a free world capitalist society that offers the best of everything. An old Holy Wood song comes to mind. it went like this " we are in the money , were in the money. We've Got a of what it takes to get along" Success was and still is a driving force. I saw a lot of worldliness in the churches. Many seek after truth and I was one of them. So I prayed the same question " what is wrong with the church. The lord spoke into my mind. The said the problem is" ignorance, apathy, and unbelief". These three things will destroy the church. In Hosea 4:6 this is what God said My people are destroyed for a lack of knowledge, because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee that thou shalt be no priest to me, seeing thou hast forgotten the Laws of God I will also forget thy children This is the most grave problem with the Church today
  21. Jesus said I have not come to bring peace but a sword for one enemies may the members of own house hold. Of course this was about other religious beliefs
  22. I think this thread tries to complicate truth with math. The earth exists. That is an absolute truth The universe exists. That is an absolute truth Jesus said you must be born again of the spirit. That is not just a statement or rule, but an absolute truth. God does not need math to prove His existence. He is God and that is an absolute truth
  23. Given that many have already posted I have not taken time to read all the answers. If I post I am just speaking my mind. Forgive me if post to what someone else has already posted. Can we be in fellowship with Catholicism. I have to say no. The ecumenical movement is to make the pope the umbrella earthly head of all Christianity. this the intent to be as it was before. Its a kind of mind game to turn you back where the pope is the helm of the church. Its it's ambition to be the church of the world. This is not to say Protestantism is right if it looks to the order of the church rather than letting Christ be their guide personally. It must be about becoming more like Christ in the Spirit. His spirit in you Just speaking my mind not want to offend another's post. Disclaimer This is not to say Catholics can't be saved. Its a matter of the heart. Therefore there is no condemnation for those in Christ Jesus
  24. Where there is no substance there is no math. God cannot be determined by laws of physics or equations. Just like dark energy or the voids of space. God is Spirit not physical
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