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  • Thief on the Cross

    07/24/2022 8:21:02 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    Rapture Ready ^ | 7/23/22 | Ron Graham
    “And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise.” (Luke 23:42, 43). As Jesus hung on the cross, dying for the sin of the world, two criminals hung on either side of Him. Condemned for their crimes, they too would die that day. But one of them ultimately recognized who Jesus was. It was that criminal who called Him “Lord”. The Greek word for Lord Is “Kyrios” which is a title given to God, the Messiah. And...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil July 6, 2022

    07/05/2022 10:51:27 PM PDT · by Norski · 18 replies
    http://freerepublic.com ^ | July 6, 2022 | Free Republic Intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS across the world to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, Technology, and the Media. "I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness." (1 Timothy 2:1-2) Religion Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.
  • A Critique of the Protestant Missionary Presence in the former Soviet Union

    02/26/2022 4:13:53 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 23 replies
    Biblical Studies UK ^ | Mark Elliot & Sharyl Corrado
    Very frequently mission mistakes result from a lack of appreciation for, and even ignorance of, the culture in question. It may be that the greatest flaw today in missionary orientation for post-Soviet lands is not its brevity, although that is frequently a serious shortcoming. The greatest flaw may be inadequate to nonexistent country-specific and culture-specific preparation; that is, woefully insufficient study of pertinent languages, literature and history. Ministry training too often focuses on what might be called generic preparation...Greater attention to culture-specific orientation and training... would reap ample dividends in terms of less traumatic culture shock and greater longevity for...
  • The LAW/Gospel Paradigm of evangelism...church pt 14

    And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life? And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God. Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.( Mark 10:17-19)We have been discussing the fact that a primary function of the true church must be Evangelism. We are called to “go...
  • The Primacy of the Gospel in Church ...church pt 13

    I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables. But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL 7/17/2021 [PRAYER]

    07/16/2021 10:25:19 PM PDT · by Maudeen · 23 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 7/17/2021
    Join with fellow FREEPERS across the world to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, Technology, and the Media. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. (1 Timothy 2:1-2) Religion Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.MAY GOD BLESS AMERICA WHEN TRULY, IN GOD WE TRUST
  • Christianity’s Growth Problem Isn’t Politics, It’s Our Failure To Have And Evangelize Children

    06/15/2021 6:49:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 15, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    Like just about every other Western Christian body, as well as the United States, the SBC is left to squabble over shrinking slices of a dwindling pie.The New York Times put out a lengthy preview of the Southern Baptist Convention’s top controversies heading into their annual meeting this week in Nashville, Tenn. Members of the nation’s largest evangelical denomination are weighing the future of their religious body amid numerous theological controversies.The way the SBC goes will significantly influence Christianity in the United States, which has since the nation’s inception been Protestant-dominated. As the Times notes, “About a third of the...
  • Persecuted evangelicals in Mexico help Traditionalist Catholics break free from pagan idolatry

    02/01/2021 11:27:39 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 108 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 1/31/21 | Jackson Elliot
    Most Americans presume that Mexico is a Christian country, unaware that many Mexicans who identity as Catholic regularly practice a form of pagan idolatry, according to Universidad Cristiana de Mexico President Jaime Castro. Castro leads an evangelical Christian university in Querétaro, Mexico. As Mexican Christians share the Gospel, they often face persecution from Mexican traditionalist Catholics, he told The Christian Post. Unlike Christianity, traditionalist Catholicism relies on giving gifts to the gods in exchange for health, good fortune and protection from evil. They often participate in animal sacrifices to the gods and worship saints, incorporating practices from pagan Aztec beliefs....
  • 'We Are Not Each Other's Enemies'

    01/14/2021 7:53:23 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 68 replies
    The Family Research Council ^ | January 14, 2021 | Tony Perkins
    For most of us, the last week has felt like a lifetime. In the course of eight days, we've lost the Senate and an election challenge, watched as angry people stormed the Capitol and equally angry leaders impeached the president. We've seen the crushing of our voice, the silencing of our freedoms, and felt the wave of corporate punishment start to roll across the country. Americans are so badly shaken that 80 percent of them think the country is falling apart. And church leaders, political leaders, and Christians aren't far behind. The choice before us is as plain as it...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL - NOVEMBER 15, 2020 - (PRAYER)

    11/14/2020 7:27:36 PM PST · by Faith · 51 replies
    November 15, 2020 | Faith
    Please join with FREEPERS around the world to pray for President Donald Trump, Vice-President Mike Pence, and America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, Healthcare 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. (I John 5:14) Religion forum threads labeled (Prayer) are closed to debate of any kind.
  • What Wonder Is This

    10/07/2020 5:49:21 AM PDT · by usar4me · 3 replies
    Author ^ | April 17, 2020 | Ronald Nelson
    What wonder is this that we should be given the privilege and honor to tell the story of God’s grace and His immutable plan to establish His righteous in man… What wonder is this that the sun should shine and the day begins with dawns early light… that night should end and the Day Star begin… that man should arise to glory in Him… What wonder is this, that God should consider our day and brings us along on our merry way… too enlighten us with the beginning of wisdom in our sheltered mind… what glory for man to find...
  • Atheist group files brief supporting Christian student's right to evangelize on campus; "This is Their First Amendment Right"

    09/30/2020 8:23:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/29/2020 | Michael Gryboski
    An atheist group has filed a brief in support of a lawsuit against a Georgia college that punished a Christian student for preaching outside of a limited free speech zone on campus. The American Humanist Association filed an amicus brief on Tuesday in the case of Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski, which will be argued before the United States Supreme Court. The Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative law firm, filed suit against George Gwinnett College for its treatment of Christian student Chike Uzuegbunam. Although the school has changed their policy on free speech and expression since stopping Uzuegbunam from preaching, they have...
  • 15 Reasons Why Jesus Came

    09/14/2020 7:56:35 AM PDT · by .30Carbine · 46 replies
    Ecclesia.org ^ | www.ecclesia.org/
    15 Reasons Why Jesus Came 1. Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners. 1 Timothy 1:15, "This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief." 2. Jesus Christ came into the world to call sinners to repentance. Mark 2:17, When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, "They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance." 3. Jesus Christ came into the world to seek...
  • Churches Aren’t Avoiding Death By Keeping Their Doors Closed. They’re Ensuring It

    08/13/2020 12:48:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 72 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 13, 2020 | Kylee Zempel
    They’re Ensuring It Christians say, with the apostle Paul, that for us to live is Christ, and to die is gain — yet at the very thought of death, so many of our churches slammed our doors shut and are keeping them closed. What does that say about our faith? The coronavirus pandemic has made little liars out of our Sunday school selves. “This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine,” we sang. “Hide it under a bushel? No! I’m gonna let it shine. Don’t let Satan blow it out, I’m gonna let it shine, let it shine,...
  • Israel pulls the plug on GOD TV, claims it is trying to evangelize Jews

    06/29/2020 9:25:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/29/2020 | Michael Gryboski
    Israel has decided to remove the U.S.-based evangelical Christian station GOD TV from the Israeli cable television provider HOT due to claims that it was trying to evangelize Jews. Asher Biton, chairman of Israel’s Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Council, said he told the station last Thursday that it has seven days to halt broadcasting. “The channel appeals to Jews with Christian content,” stated Biton, as reported by the Associated Press, claiming that the station’s “original request” was to be a “station targeting the Christian population.” The GOD TV station for Israel, known as Shelanu, has denied that it is in...
  • Rough biker went to church to confront people, got confronted by Holy Spirit

    04/26/2020 1:04:14 PM PDT · by daniel1212 · 12 replies
    Godreports.com ^ | May 3, 2019 | Lortourme Hang’andu
    As a biker in the 1960s, Joe Campbell always carried a gun with him. He had gotten into many fights and stolen from people. He needed to be ready for anything. “I carried a gun around,” he said, “because of the amount of people I had wronged.” His life was a chaotic mix of violence, drugs, alcohol, gambling and other biker gang activity in Illinois, and he knew it “would destroy my marriage,” Campbell says. When his wife Connie got saved, Joe didn’t immediately join her. In fact, he mocked her and constantly hounded her to return to their former...
  • Christians sharing love of Jesus in Coronavirus hot zone

    02/09/2020 8:23:23 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 13 replies
    Christian Post ^ | Feb 2020 | Anugrah Kumar
    While fear and insecurity have gripped the 11 million residents of Wuhan...Christians there have been out on the streets giving out masks and sharing the love of Jesus and the hope the Gospel brings... Earlier during the week, a Chinese pastor living Wuhan, identified only as “A Wuhan Pastor,” wrote to the international faith community, urging them to pray and revealing that fellow pastors from around the world had been reaching out. “It is readily apparent that we are facing a test of our faith,” the pastor wrote. “The situation is so critical, yet we are trusting in the Lord’s...
  • Franklin Graham responds after UK venue cancels tour event over evangelist's views

    01/28/2020 8:55:24 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/28/2020 | Michael Gryboski
    Evangelist Franklin Graham released a statement Monday after an entertainment venue in the United Kingdom canceled his event due to objections over his views.Graham rejected the claim that he was “coming to the UK to bring hateful speech to your community.”“This is just not true. I am coming to share the Gospel, which is the Good News that God loves the people of the UK, and that Jesus Christ came to this earth to save us from our sins,” he stated.“The rub, I think, comes in whether God defines homosexuality as sin. The answer is yes. But God goes...
  • Kanye West shares how Jesus saved him from devil; hundreds dedicate lives to Christ at youth conference

    01/20/2020 2:48:38 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/20/2020 | By Leah MarieAnn Klett,
    Kanye West and the Sunday Service Choir performed before 12,400 students gathered in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for the Strength to Stand Conference on January 19, 2020. PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Kanye West shared how Jesus radically changed his life and saved him from the devil while performing along with his Sunday Service choir at a youth conference where hundreds of students dedicated their lives to Christ. “I believe Jesus died for my sins. There was a time when the devil had me,” West testified before the 12,400 students gathered for the Strength to Stand Conference on Sunday. “Do you know...
  • And the Fastest-growing church in the world is in...IRAN?

    01/12/2020 1:14:18 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 9 replies
    Christian Post ^ | Fall 2019 | Mark Ellis
    “The fastest-growing church in the world has taken root in one of the most unexpected and radicalized nations on earth,” according to “Sheep Among Wolves,” the outstanding two-hour documentary about the revival that has taken place inside Iran. “The Iranian awakening is a rapidly reproducing discipleship movement that owns no property or buildings, has no central leadership, and is predominantly led by women.” The documentary was produced by Frontier Alliance International (FAI), which supports disciple-making teams targeting the “unreached” and “unengaged” within the 10/40 Window. “What if I told you Islam is dead?” one unidentified Iranian church leader says on...