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  • Devotional for Today, October 2, 2020

    10/02/2020 10:11:47 AM PDT · by Patriot777
    The Holy Bible (NIV) | "In the Beginning, GOD..." | Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior
    My Dear FReeper FRiends, I pray that the devotional for today lifts your precious spirits and allows the LORD JESUS CHRIST through the Power of His Holy Spirit through your faith to guide you through this day, in all His wisdom, knowledge, power and glory. Amen.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Five Images of the Holy Spirit from Scripture

    05/26/2020 11:31:19 AM PDT · by Salvation · 5 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 05-25-20 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Posts Posted on May 25, 2020May 25, 2020 Five Images of the Holy Spirit from Scripture Since Pentecost is approaching, in todayÂ’s post we will consider some of the biblical images for the Holy Spirit, and in so doing, strive to learn more about what God the Holy Spirit does for us. These descriptions do not reduce the Holy Spirit to simply fire, water, or tongues. Rather, the Holy Spirit is described as being like these things but at the same time greater than they are.1. WindScripture says,When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one...
  • Bishop Barron's a Daily Gospel Reflection- For the Love of God

    05/11/2020 5:19:52 AM PDT · by MurphsLaw
    Word on Fire Ministry | 5-11-2020 | Bishop Robert Barron
    MONDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK OF EASTER JOHN 14:21-26 Friends, we see in our Gospel reading that the Holy Spirit’s principal sign is love. The night before he died, Jesus told his friends the deepest truths. He spoke of himself, his Father, and the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is the love that connects the Father and the Son. From all eternity, he is breathed back and forth between the Father and the Son, and hence he is nothing but love. When therefore he comes to dwell in you and me, he turns us to the path of love. “On...
  • How can pro-life Christians also support capital punishment?

    03/13/2020 11:18:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/13/2020 | Richard Land
    Question: There was a recent New York Times Magazine article about conman Paul Skalnik and how his false testimonies sent dozens to jail and 4 people to death row. In Florida, where death sentencing was/is popular, there have been 29 death-row inmates exonerated by the time of the article's publication. There was also a study that estimated 1 in 25, 4.1 percent, of inmates sentenced to death are innocent. Even if the state kills one innocent person, isn’t that too much? As Christians who talk about killing innocent babies, how can we then go and support capital punishment when there...
  • Are Conservatives Soul-Searching in the Wrong Places?

    01/09/2020 12:40:13 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Return to Order ^ | December 2019 | John Horvat II
    A brutal business climate and societal breakdown have brought major changes to America. In response, many Americans, especially conservatives, are soul searching for something more compassionate for those left behind. Unfortunately, they are looking in the most unlikely places: business and government. They will likely be searching for a long time. The controversy over this shift in mentality erupted with the publication of a Wall Street Journal advertisement in which major firms pledge a commitment to “stakeholder” capitalism, which holds businesses should be run having all society, not just shareholders, in mind. Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) stirred the pot with...
  • Monday, January 6, 2020: The Holy Spirit's Ministry: Verifying Our Relationship With Christ

    01/07/2020 4:23:31 AM PST · by Patriot777 · 1 replies
    The Holy Bible (KJV) | 01/07/2020: 4:41 AM
    Romans 8:17: "And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together." 2 Timothy 3:12: "All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution." John 15:20: "Remember the word that I [Jesus] said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also." Matthew 5:1-14: "And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set,...
  • Kanye West is Killing it for Christmas for Jesus.

    01/01/2020 7:17:44 PM PST · by shineon · 27 replies
    Lincoln Center was feeling it.
  • 11-20-19: The Forgiveness of God:

    11/20/2019 12:57:44 AM PST · by ShackledNoMore · 4 replies
    My Utmost for His Highest ^ | https://utmost.org/
    The Forgiveness of God By Oswald Chambers In Him we have…the forgiveness of sins… —Ephesians 1:7 Beware of the pleasant view of the fatherhood of God: God is so kind and loving that of course He will forgive us. That thought, based solely on emotion, cannot be found anywhere in the New Testament. The only basis on which God can forgive us is the tremendous tragedy of the Cross of Christ. To base our forgiveness on any other ground is unconscious blasphemy. The only ground on which God can forgive our sin and reinstate us to His favor is through...
  • Why These Women Walked Away From the LGBT Lifestyle

    11/04/2019 8:42:26 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | November 4, 2019 | Virginia Allen
    Those struggling with same-sex attraction or hoping to walk away from a homosexual lifestyle may find some encouragement from Liz Flaherty and Elizabeth Woning, who both once lived a lesbian lifestyle. While leading their own organizations to help individuals transition out of homosexuality, Flaherty and Woning are also a part of a growing movement called Changed—a supportive and loving community of those who once identified as LGBTQ+. In today’s episode, we sit down with Flaherty and Woning to hear their stories and discuss some of the current legislation being advocated that could have detrimental effects on organizations that offer counseling...
  • Thousands Gave Their Lives to Christ at Kanye West’s Latest ‘Sunday Service’ in Baton Rouge

    11/03/2019 9:36:09 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 105 replies
    Faith Wire ^ | Nov 3, 2019 | Lindsay Elizabeth
    After a last-minute announcement on Friday, thousands of people gathered to worship with Kanye West in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With no stage, lights, or fancy audio equipment, Jonathan Stockstill, the pastor of Bethany Church, introduced the rapper to the crowd. “Can we hear it for Jesus?” Stockstill asked. “He is king tonight.” West, standing between wooden crosses, opened with “Closed on Sunday,” with his daughter North sitting on top of his shoulders. “You my Chick-Fil-A,” West rapped. “Hold the selfies. Put the ’gram away. Get your family. Y’all hold hands and pray. … Raise our sons. Train them in the...
  • NIV Quest Study Bible: Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen?

    09/20/2019 12:22:50 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 76 replies
    Bible Gateway Blog ^ | September 16, 2019 | Jonathan Petersen
    No one knows the mind of God, except for God himself. He is infinite; we are finite. We are not entirely clueless about his character, however, because God speaks to us through his Word. According to the Bible, one reason bad things happen is because the whole world is under the control of the evil one (1 John 5:19). That’s why Jesus taught us to ask God to deliver us from the evil one when we pray (Matthew 6:13). Even in the Garden of Eden — in paradise, before Adam and Eve partook of the forbidden fruit — Satan was...
  • NIV Quest Study Bible: How Do We Know the Bible Is True?

    09/01/2019 3:49:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 92 replies
    Bible Gateway Blog ^ | August 26, 2019 | Jonathan Petersen
    Question One: How do we know the Bible is true? (Hebrews 4:12) According to the Bible, all Scripture is God-breathed (2 Timothy 3:16). Peter confirmed this when he said that those who wrote the Bible were not speaking on their own but spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit (2 Peter 1:21). Many parts of Scripture are directly attributed to God through use of phrases like This is what the Lord says (e.g., Exodus 4:22). Finally, Jesus often quoted from the Old Testament and affirmed it as being God’s Word. Prophecies that were later fulfilled...
  • The Agape Love of God[charismatic caucus]

    08/10/2019 2:07:07 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 8 replies
    You are about to go through a Door you have not been, This Door is a welcome friend, In times gone by you knocked and then waited, What is on the other side you have anticipated, But Now for you all will be laid bare, My Agape Love waits for you there, A deeper Love than you have ever known or shared, My Fullness of Love for all is there, No judgement goals or rules, Just My Loving Kindness a beautiful Jewel, So now you are about to KNOW, I AM YOUR GOAL, No precepts or limitations, But My True...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil, May 16, 2019 [prayer]

    05/16/2019 4:47:17 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 31 replies
    FreeRepublic.com ^ | May 16, 2019 | FR intercessors
    Join Freepers throughout the world to pray for PRESIDENT TRUMP and VICE-PRESIDENT PENCE and for AMERICA: All Levels of Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, Health Care Systems and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. —1 John 5:14 Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind. Please join us in prayer for mercy and healing for our nation.
  • The Filling of The Temple...Solomon pt 6

    …And all the elders of Israel came, and the priests took up the ark. And they brought up the ark of the Lord, and the tabernacle of the congregation, and all the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle, even those did the priests and the Levites bring up. And king Solomon, and all the congregation of Israel, that were assembled unto him, were with him before the ark, sacrificing sheep and oxen, that could not be told nor numbered for multitude. And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the Lord unto his place, into the...
  • Why Charistmatics and Calvinists Need Each Other

    03/08/2019 9:26:31 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 19 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | 2016 | Adam Mabry
    White-haired, suit-wearing Presbyterian lawyers don’t typically garner the fandom of teenagers, but Mr. Z did. Each week dozens of us would gather in his home. He would feed us and let us trash his house, watch movies, and play basketball. Each gathering would culminate in a Bible study... For a year I kept coming back. This unlikely mentor taught us Ephesians. Verse by verse, he explained this beautiful book to us. His love for the Bible was infectious, and I caught it. As I matured, I would always go back to Ephesians...But something stuck out to me that I never...
  • How to Live the Bible — Life and Prayer

    02/15/2019 11:04:52 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    Bible Gateway Blog ^ | February 13, 2019 | Mel Lawrenz
    In a teaching as clear and fresh as the blue Sea of Galilee, Jesus said this is how you should pray:“Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matthew 6:9–13). This prayer is a clear, straightforward pattern for developing a God-filled life. Jesus did not say, “Pray this.” He said, “This is how you should pray.”...
  • BEAR Fruit[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/04/2019 8:14:17 PM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    You are precious in my sight and I desire to bless you. ( ( ( immensely ) ) ) so follow my Spirit of Truth for He is "IAM" and I AM with you evermore. . . My substance is imbedded in your WellSpring and I AM advancing you into new endeavors for I AM your All. I AM releasing you into new pastures now and My Spirit is with you in these pastures to cause them to ~flourish~ đź•Š and bear forth Living Fruit, Eternal and True ! Allow worldly desires to fall barren for the Fruit I AM...
  • Walk with Jesus in complete Peace[charismatic caucus]

    01/06/2019 2:52:25 PM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Do you see my children I Am moving through the storms in your life even now sweeping up all your circumstances into the forgetful sea, Therefore do not look back for I AM God and not man . Come to Me ~ Run to The Lord of the battle for I command Peace and it is My Peace I SPEAK OVER YOU EVEN NOW . . . I hold the very Matrix and Tapestry of ALL CREATION in My Hand and as I move so it surrenders its movement to me. So come and Be one with Me My children...
  • WHAT IT MEANS TO BE "SEATED WITH CHRIST"

    09/17/2018 7:23:13 AM PDT · by Sontagged · 4 replies
    His Grace Is Enough ^ | May 30, 2013 | Simon Yap
    Dear friends, I just wanted to share the notes of todayÂ’s message with you on my thoughts on Ephesians with you. As I prepared the notes, I am overwhelmed with how little we actually spend thinking of what it means to be seated in Christ. This one thought truly was impressed upon my heart. I think we are not aware of our position in Christ and this is severely undermined by the sin-conscious Gospel we continue to preach in our churches. We teach that we are still nature of GodÂ’s wrath when we were. Past tense. Even that we quote...