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How do we know the Bible is God's Word?


1. Fulfilled prophecy regarding nations, Christ, individuals and second coming.


2. Archaeology - No archaeology discoveries contradict the Bible.


3. Science - The Bible contains scientific facts that were not known when the Bible was written.


4. Unity of the Bible written by 40 men over 1600 years agree without any contradiction.


5. It contains all truth and no error.


6. Bible principles for living all work when applied.


7. The Bible when printed, delivered man from the dark ages and brought blessing to the world. It freed men from superstitions.

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On September 11, 2017 at 9:09 PM, KiwiChristian said:

7. The Bible when printed, delivered man from the dark ages and brought blessing to the world. It freed men from superstitions.

Most of mankind/ society did not ever get delivered from the deception(s) of the enemy of Christ.

How did, as written, and as said by JESUS<  "a few" find the narrow road to ETERNAL LIFE while "many" are always on the wide road to destruction ?    We all were lost once,  and now in Christ Jesus are saved who live and abide in HIM,  but how was such grace delivered to us in HIM while so many chose and remain in utter darkness ?!  

>>>>>>>>>>> YEAH! HALLELUYAH !!!! ~----------- >>>

On September 11, 2017 at 10:04 PM, Yowm said:

9. The Holy  Spirit who opens the eyes of our understanding to truly receive it as God's Word.

 

On September 22, 2017 at 2:53 AM, Sojourner414 said:

10) That fulfilled prophecy proves the veracity of the Bible of God's word. Jesus fulfilled over 350 prophecies about Him, and the likelihood of one man doing so by chance was greater than covering the state of Texas with quarters ad asking someone to find a specific one.

How did ABRAHAM and the ISRAELITES, all the PROPHETS and all the followers of YAHWEH ECHAD 

know,  how did they KNOW,  HE is the ONE TRUE GOD,  and HIS WORD (TORAH) is PERFECT and TRUSTWORTHY FOREVER ? 

They did not see the PROMISE,  yet BELIEVED...... 

They did not see all the prophecies fulfilled, if even any of them.....  yet BELIEVED (the faithful ones who did not turn back to idolatry or to rebellion against YAHWEH ... ) 

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On 9/12/2017 at 5:09 AM, KiwiChristian said:

How do we know the Bible is God's Word?


1. Fulfilled prophecy regarding nations, Christ, individuals and second coming.


2. Archaeology - No archaeology discoveries contradict the Bible.


3. Science - The Bible contains scientific facts that were not known when the Bible was written.


4. Unity of the Bible written by 40 men over 1600 years agree without any contradiction.


5. It contains all truth and no error.


6. Bible principles for living all work when applied.


7. The Bible when printed, delivered man from the dark ages and brought blessing to the world. It freed men from superstitions.

 

Holy Scripture is a written record of the Word of the true God that was spoken by Him to His prophets/saints

and there is no way to know His truth except through faith, i.e. reading holy scriptures is usually not enough by itself to understand/know His truth, but there is usually a need to practice the faith in Him so as to receive "anointing" from Him - after all, the true Saints were the ones that wrote the holy scriptures, and They were able to do it through the true faith

so every person that has practiced the faith properly for a long enough time is surely able to understand the truth of God and knows it very well, and is able not only to understand the holy scriptures correctly but also to write such books and explain the truth about the invisible(spiritual) things (of God), while people that read scriptures and have no anointing from the true God can neither understand the holy scriptures correctly nor explain what the Word of God has witnessed to, because they don't even know the things of God

so Holy Scripture is something only in the hands and the minds of the true brothers in faith, while people that are not (and haven't for a long enough time been) in the true faith may consider the holy scriptures (to be) foolishness/madness or perceive, interpret and even present them in a distorted fashion, the result of which is (a development of) "knowledge" which doesn't reveal the truth of the true Lord God, but rather supports the delusion coming from the "darkness"

for that reason even reasoning is better than reading of scriptures; for example, i can calculate that 2 + 2 is 4, while reading books i may not find the solution to that problem therein - so is the difference between the practice of faith and the reading of scriptures - you can even receive revelations from God through faith, while you may not find the explanation for those things in scriptures only by reading

there have been people that denied everything which is uncertain or unproven to them (as to God and things of God) in order to seek the One Who is really the true Lord God very carefully, accurately, precisely and thoroughly - they have found Him after months and years of perseverance in such practice - namely true brothers in faith and true Saints such as the Ones presented in the Bible

Blessings

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On 9/11/2017 at 10:09 PM, KiwiChristian said:

How do we know the Bible is God's Word?


1. Fulfilled prophecy regarding nations, Christ, individuals and second coming.


2. Archaeology - No archaeology discoveries contradict the Bible.


3. Science - The Bible contains scientific facts that were not known when the Bible was written.


4. Unity of the Bible written by 40 men over 1600 years agree without any contradiction.


5. It contains all truth and no error.


6. Bible principles for living all work when applied.


7. The Bible when printed, delivered man from the dark ages and brought blessing to the world. It freed men from superstitions.

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      Jesus is God, and God is not a man that He should or can, lie.     Jesus said.....>"I will never leave you or forsake you".   Hebrews 13:5 .     Now notice the word "Leave".   This word is explaining that Jesus wont ever do something.   And what is that?    Leave you.    He "can't Leave you, or forsake you".... He said so.   So, does the TRUTH LIE?     Now, back up and look at what we are thinking about....  Where is Jesus?  If you are saved, where Is He?   He is IN YOU.   IN YOU.    IN YOU.   In YOU.    And how is Jesus in you?   He is SEALED within you.  God is SEALED within you.. You are their BODY OF CHRIST....... that is your permanent situation.
      Now get this and you'll be forever spiritually and mentally unaffected by people who want to make you believe that you are your own savior, or that you can end up in Hell, then the lake of fire.
      Notice again that "Jesus said that He will never LEAVE YOU"... What does NEVER mean?   "never".  what does this mean?    Does it mean, as long as you keep your faith, and go to church, and never backslide, or walk away from God?
      Do you see a "unless", in that verse?   Heretics do, and they put it in there to try to harm you.    
       Jesus WILL NEVER LEAVE THE INSIDE OF YOU WHERE HE IS SEALED UNTIL THE DAY OF YOUR REDEMPTION.......because He said so, and the TRUTH does not Lie.   Jesus is THE Truth.
      So, what does this show you, and explain to you, when a heretic is trying to make you believe that you can lose your salvation?
      What is the obvious truth here, Saint?
      The truth shows you that if that were possible, and its not, but if were possible for you to hit the Great White Throne Judgement, and be Judged by God for all your sin that Jesus has already been judged for on Earth.....then when you were sent to Hell, Christ in you, who will NEVER LEAVE YOU< is going to be there burning right with you, in the Lake of Fire.
      Impossible.
      Completely Impossible.
      There is no verse in the New Testament, that has ever even suggested that Jesus and the Holy Spirit, can leave you, or will.   Not one.   NONE.   But there is certainly a crystal clear verse that Says to the born again, that Jesus will NEVER LEAVE YOU.
      Never, Never, Never.
      You can't take Christ to hell, because you can't go where He can't go..  And when those who oppose Grace and cast darkness on the Cross want to make you believe that you can go to hell, then just remember that The Christ in you, who is your proof of your eternal security and IS HIMSELF ETERNAL LIFE, is not  Going to Hell, ...........and neither are you.
       
       
       
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      Hello Reader   Thanks for taking the time to read this Thread.   This threads topic will be for me, a slight departure, as im a teacher that is trained in Pauline Theology and am an evangelist by "call", so, 99% of what i show you, is going to be related to Salvation, or to Paul's specific doctrines for the Church. So, Typically i dont speak much about the Old Testament, or about The Revelation. However, recent discussion with a person here has decided for me that i should post a nice simple and clear Thread about one subject in The Revelation, so that you can see it clearly.   Generally, as i said, im going to stick to Pauline Theology, and happily so. The other reason I dont really spend a lot of time teaching The Revelation, is because if you put 100 Theologians in a room, all discussing this part of the New Testament, and you left them in there 100 yrs......  At the end of the 100 yrs, they still would not agree with each other, regarding all its content.  Thats a fact.   So, i prefer to stay where the ground is solid, the rabbit trails are covered with clarity, and  the truth is not enamored in symbolism, and the main subject is the Cross. Thats what works for me, the best.   Now i need you to think about this.   I need you to realize that the central teaching of the New Testament is the subject of Righteousness.   Jesus came to give it, and if you die without it, that's an eternal problem that you can't solve.  Sometimes i teach and state that the Lake of Fire will be burning the unbelievers, for as long as God lives.  And that is both harsh and true. What keeps it from being cruel, is the fact that anyone who end up there, chose this for themselves.  They made a fully informed freewill decision to reject Christ, freely. Never will a person stand before God, who has heard the Gospel while on the earth,  say to the Almighty, that its His fault that they end up in the Lake of Fire.  After all, what more can God do to get you into His family then let His Son die to get you into it?   So, if you, reader, end up standing before God as a Christ Rejector, you did so after reading what i just told you.  So, you have no excuse, and you already knew to Trust Christ as your Savior before you ever read what i just said.  Right? Lets be REAL.....thanks.   Now, Saint, when you have your revelation right, when you have rightly divided the word correctly, through the Holy Spirt, then the New Testament will function together in perfect sense.  In other words, when you have the right Light, then there will be no contradiction found in the New Testament.  And when you are being taught by someone who is full of Light, then what they teach, will not contradict PAUL.   Got that?  And this is one of the main ways you discern who is lying to you, vs who is teaching you what agrees with Paul. And how much does this matter?   It is the only thing that matters when you are learning the New Testament, and when you are being taught by someone. If your teacher does not align themselves with Paul's theology of the Grace of God, as an unearned GIFT, and similar........then RUN. Remember that. Remember that Paul makes the Cross OF EFFECT< and a heretic tries to make the Cross of Christ of NON-Effect., of NO Effect, regarding keeping you saved. I just used a magnifying glass on the heretics for you.   So, cutting to the chase.    All teaching regarding any subject in the New Testament, has to perfectly align with what Paul teachers, regarding any subject he teaches.  If it doesn't then it heresy and the teacher is a heretic.  So, if you want to protect yourself from a heretic, then you have to have the tool to do so. The Tool, is Paul and his Doctrine.   If you know it, then you can spot a heretic in about the blink of an eye.   Ok, lets look at a phrase in The Revelation and filter it through Paul's doctrine so that we dont end up in the land of confused heresy. Now if you study Paul's epistles, then you are familiar with "justification by faith" Alone. Notice that word "alone"?  It is the word that separates the real believers and the "one true church" from the heretics and all their denominations. That word "alone" as indicated by the phrase "Justification by faith", simply and absolutey means that JESUS ALONE saved you and keeps you saved.  And once you get this, once you see this, then all the heretics who try to make you pay for your own salvation, by telling you that you will "Lose it" if you dont complete their list, or if you dont twist a scripture as they do.......You are permanently delivered from them.... and that is a big part of my ministry.  Its to protect REAL BELIEVERS  from them,  by getting you to the place in your understanding of The Grace of God where you can see them clearly, and recognize them instantly. ------------ ------------------------   Now lets get to this verse.  Its this.  Revelations 3:5    "He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life"   Now, look at the reason a name wont be blotted out of the book of life... "he that OVERCOMETH". So, who is this... Its this person...    1 John 5:5 
      """""Who is he that overcometh , but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?"""
      And who is this?   This is all the born again.... see the "believeth that Jesus is the Son of God"?
      That's YOU, thats ME, thats all the born again. That is "he that OVERCOMETH"< in that verse about the BOOK.
      So, if you don't want to be the one whose name is  blotted out of the book of LIFE, then be the overcomer who has TRUSTED IN CHRIST".  Be BORN AGAIN.  BE SAVED.
      OR, if you want to have your name blotted out of the book of LIFE, all you have to do is be a CHRIST REJECTOR,.  and die.
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      Now, let me give you the real teaching on this "Book of Life" so that the heretics can't fool you.
      You've  seen that the believer in Christ is not blotted out of the book of Life.  And that is the main thing you need to see.
      But what about this book?
      Ok, this is deeper water, and has to do with the foreknowledge of God.
      The foreknowledge of God, is God's ability to know all things, and that includes your thought and the intention of your motives, and it also means that God knows what is going to happen before it happens.  This is foreknowledge.  or, the knowledge of all things= be-FOR- it happens.
      The Lambs Book Of Life....what is it?  Well, its a real book.  And this book contains the name of every one who ever existed or will exist.  You, me, Moses, Hitler, Adam, Eve, Donald Trump, and all the yet to be born.   Its a "book of Life" that contains the names of all who will ever "be".  As this is the foreknowledge of God, knowing all the names of all, and they are written down, "before the foundations of the world" in this BOOK.    God also knew, "before the foundations of the world" that Jesus would be needed to come and die for your sin.
      So, all of this is known by God, before it was even HERE.
      The Book was in existence, before Mankind was created.
      Now, what about that blotting out..   A name is blotted out of that Book of Life.
      Recently a member here, who does not believe that Jesus Keeps You Saved,  chose the "book of life" verse,  to try to prove that a born again Christian can end up in hell with Christ in them.
      As you can see, this verse has nothing to so with the idea that you can lose your salvation.
      So, again....the book of life, is the FOREKNOWLEDGE of God, regarding the names of all who will ever exist, before they were born....all names of all ever created, written in this book.
      And remember what you do to get you name blotted out?  =  You dont BELIEVE, In Christ.
      So, each Christ Rejecter, has their name in the book before they are born, and their name is blotted out, because they died in UNBELIEF.
      I would offer the opinion that their name is blotted out before they die, because God already knew they would die a Christ Rejector.  (Foreknowledge).
      So, that is how that Book Of Life works.   Don't be one of those who gets blotted out.  Be a Believer.  Trust in Christ..  Keep your name in that Book.  Choose Heaven, not hell.
       
       
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