Jump to content

Blood Bought 1953

Royal Member
  • Content Count

    3,820
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    2

Everything posted by Blood Bought 1953

  1. When I hear people say they are “ Spiritual”, I immediately assume it is some kind of variation on Oprah’s latest horse hockey.The annual switching from one type of Hogwash to another type of Hogwash.
  2. No doubt, gluttony is a sin.....but it does not hold a candle to drunkenness ...I never hear about a man trashing a home, beating up his wife and children because he was fat.Some drivers veer out of their lanes and kill a bus load of kids or a rented limo full of high school graduates celebrating prom night, and it nothing to do with them being tubby.The glutton mainly hurts only himself, the drunkards are responsible for more pain and sorrow than any other groups of sinners.They deserve all the bad press that they get As far as the beer purchase with the Jesus t- shirt , I think this is Why Paul added the caveat when he said, “ ALL things are lawful to me”- you certainly had the right to do what you did . Paul added to that amazing statement that even though all things are lawful —- not all things are WISE .If you come out of a Crack House wearing that shirt , don’t be surprised if you get called out on it.Same principle in your beer adventure......be wise!
  3. Has nothing to do with Salvation......” denying” and “ following” are things we should strive for.They are both good things. They just don’t save .They are not mentioned in Paul’s Gospel Of Grace that is promised to save those that simply believe it and don’t add to it.Hear the Gospel , Believe the Gospel, don’t add to it , and be saved.If there are any more demands to do or not to do ( time- saver here.....There ain’t nothin’ else) it will be up to God to see that it is done or not done .He was the One who promised to “ finish the good work that He started”Do you have the faith to believe that He will get you Home?Are you trying or trusting? Your answer to that question means everything.
  4. All Religions have a few things in common.Mainly, Religion says “ look at what I am doing for God”. Christianity says “ look what God did for man”. In a nutshell, it’s this......Religion says “ DO”, Christianity says “ DONE”........ It is the tragedy of Christianity that too many people have turned True Christianity into just another religion —- do do this and don’t do that —- work to make yourself “ worthy” instead of resting in the Truth ... We are “MADE” worthy by our faith in the Blood of the Lamb......Religion is the polar opposite of Christianity .Its all about “ cleaning one’s self up” to be “ good enough” to be acceptable in God’s sight.A Jewish English Professor that I had in college, not a Christian by any stretch of the imagination , put on the blackboard the following —“ Anybody that thinks they are good enough for Heaven is damned”....that upset the majority of students in the Room......all of their lives , they believed this lie—- the lie of religion that sends countless deceived souls to a very bad place ........
  5. Psalms 37:13. “ The Lord laughs at the wicked, For He knows their day is coming.....”
  6. We are no match for Satan.....BUT ( and this is big one) Greater is He that is in us than he that is in the World....
  7. It is my hope that everybody, especially those new to the faith, will relish these great Promises from God and avoid the weak and beggerly Doctrines Of the doubters of God’s Word.These Iron-Clad Promises Show that God would have to be the biggest liar in the Universe to not “ finish the work that He started” That will NEVER happen! He has PROMISED to “ save to the uttermost all that come to Him through Jesus”.Some refuse to believe any verses that are Positive.Give ‘em something negative though, and they’ll be on it like a “pit bull on a poodle”
  8. I am a “ free man in Christ” and I do many things that most churches would frown upon.I could not care less.God knows my heart and He knows that I now have a “ New Heart” that longs to please Him and Him alone and that includes being concerned and watching out for weaker brethren.Sinful man that I am, there is a part of me that would love to grab a beer , light up a cigar,lean back in my Lamborghini and blow smoke in the faces of legalists and quote Paul by telling them to get lost if they don’t like the way I conduct my life,since “ all things are lawful”.How great that would feel sometimes!Its no fun to deny ourselves the things that we know don’t amount to a hill of beans, but we have been ordered by Paul to take the high road and give in to our weaker Brother, lest we do him harm.Therefore, I will roll my eyes, grit my teeth , put a phony smile on my face and give in to what I know is nonsense .Christianity is the greatest thing in the universe! Sometimes it just ain’t no fun.I only drink beer in the privacy of my own home ( Hic ! ).... lol
  9. It is not “ just you”........ Your last little paragraph was Biblical and right on the money....I’ve never heard it put better.....thanks....
  10. I heard about a preacher who sanctimoniously bragged... “ Alcohol has never touched these lips !” Well, whoopee for you! Of course, the hypocrite was later discovered spending time with prostitutes.....These guys are all alike.....they pick out a particular sin that doesn’t tempt them personally , wail away about it and most of the time harbor some secret sin that would shock everybody , if they were aware of it.....
  11. We should obey the Commands of Jesus....1 John 3:24... 1. Believe 2.Love
  12. If you ever had the Holy Spirit in you ,you can rest in this Promise and find peace—- “ I will NEVER leave or forsake you”
  13. If one is going to “ pick up his cross”, that would mean to follow Jesus in His crucifixion and death.Jesus is saying this to the unregenereated Jews of His day, before Pentecost . It is not addressed to anybody in the Body Of Christ- Those “ born again”. We who have experienced the “ new birth” have no need to kill our “ new man”. It is that old Adamic Natured man that must die . If you are a Christian , you are like Paul —“ you have been crucified with Christ”. As Paul did, we count ourselves dead.We have “ died to self”. To be “ born again” something had to die first.As Believers, we have been changed into new and different people—- the old You has gone to the Cross, has followed Jesus to our deaths .We are to reckon that former you as dead.He is.The True Christian has picked up his Cross ( went to his Spiritual death) the day he was born again.
  14. “I am the God that healith thee”.......... once again, God pulls through on a promise.......like always.....
  15. I will forever defend your right to be wrong.
  16. I think most people still view God as that “ Mean Old Man In The Sky, The Cosmic Kill-Joy who is determined to wipe away any hints of Fun.Eager to Punish and Cast into Hell all that dare disobey!What an effective liar Satan is!His first lie was to tell Adam and Eve that God did not really mean what He told them-GOD was deceiving the two,There was something much better going on that God was hiding from them. “ Eat of the tree .....know good from evil ......and be like God!” With the 613 Commandments , God showed man Good and Evil, Right from Wrong and we all know how that has and is working out.The whole Bible and the story of mankind is God showing Satan to be the true liar all along.Satan has done a great job of putting a lid on our perception of our Heavenly Father. The Holy Spirit , Who is more powerful than Satan ,has blessed many with the Truth about God. “Your God is too small”, somebody said.Paul was willing to set aside everything simply to “ know Him”. I know what he meant.May the Holy Spirit lead us all to “ know”Him as He truly is.A LOT of good things will follow.
  17. Saving faith is easy to get ( ALL that ask RECEIVE ) and easy to keep- In spite of all the wrong Doctrine,( don’t eat don’t touch) In spite of all the sin in the lives of some Believers ( the sin that so EASILY besets us ) ..... If you can muster up enough faith to believe in your heart and confess to others that Jesus was who He said He was — The Son Of God, you are Eternally Saved. “ If you confess me before men, I will confess you before my Father”. Also there is this..... “If you believe Jesus is the Son of God, Christ ABIDES in you......” Just like the thief on the Cross- Believe He was the One He claimed to be.The Son Of God.
  18. Continue your “ focusing on the dire warnings” if you choose......nothing wrong with that.....Two big warnings that stick with me are never to “ add to the Gospel” with works lest one “ fall from Grace” and the verses about unbelief if you do not “ rest” in the Gospel.I would be interested in your thoughts about those two warnings.In the meantime , I have chosen to “ focus” on God’s Wondrous Grace that saved me , keeps me saved, and covers every sin I could ever think of committing.
  19. It all comes down to this, in the erroneous doctrine of many—- Some Of these people that died had the “ luck” to repent of their speeding, drinking ,texting or other law- breaking, sinful behavior that lead to their tragic deaths.Others, less “lucky” than their counterparts , broke the law,thereby sinning, and died in their car wrecks instantly and are damned forever....simply because they did not receive the “ Lucky Repentance” that the others did.Another potential “good and faithful servant” lost forever .Forget about the Blood, forget about the Grace of God.Why didn’t God tell us ? It all came down to luck.Did you or did you not have the time and the luck to repent real quick before you died?Pray for that “ lucky repentance” before you die.It is all that matters. “ The Righteous by LUCK shall live”——- NOT! The absurdity of “ lucky repentance” should be obvious to any good student of the WORD.May God help us all in the understanding of these matters.
  20. I think the bigger problem is that the Preachers “ slightly twist” what the Gospel says.Satan is the Master of subtle word twisting to sew doubt. “ Yey,hath God REALLY said?” Every time you hear “Jesus Saves....BUT” you can bet your bottom dollar it is Satan behind the “ B UT”. I believe the copyright explanation......I am no lawyer, but copyright infringement can be VERY serious.....and VERY costly...
  21. Yes.....these guys sometimes put on shows that are a little over the top and then they have the problem of always having to top it to keep the viewers tuned in.....
  22. Yes.... it is obviously too much to read.....I suspect most readers will just skip ahead to read about a particular Preacher that they are curious about .....that is what I did.....some of these guys I did not really know and just skipped over them......I went straight to Swaggert.....I never did like that guy......
  23. 1. 1 Corinthians 5:1 I can hardly believe the report about the sexual immorality going on among you–something that even pagans don’t do. I am told that a man in your church is living in sin with his stepmother. whether or not it was his Mother or Stepmother depends on who you listen to....some claim the translators felt the need to clean things up....
  24. Had the story not been revealed in the Bible, I would not have believed it either......I guess we will just have to disagree on this matter.....
  25. http://www.soulwinning.info/books/i_never_knew_you.pdf Swaggart, Olsteen, Graham,Comfort, Robertson......the list goes on......according to this guy......let’s decide for ourselves...
×
×
  • Create New...