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  2. AllenSmith

    Jesus' Self-Witness

    The governance of theology is based on one “simple” truth. JESUS WAS “PERFECT” whereas, NONE of us are. So, there is a vast difference when Christianity makes attempt to single out Jesus. Jesus is the means to an end. Only through him can a mortal soul be saved. However, Jesus, also lead out many “conditions” for us to accept and follow. Those conditions have become obscured by Christendom’s FALSE teachings. That human condition is made possible by those that believe they know the way to Christ teaching through, cloudy vision. Hence, consistently fall short of living up to the way of life of our Rabbi. Luke 10: 25-28 John 5:39-40 New International Version (NIV) 39 You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me, 40 yet you refuse to come to me to have life. That has become the point of contention in theology. Making sense of Christ TRUE Gospel, as lead out by him, for ALL OF US TO FOLLOW! Therefore, there is NO singular attribute in Christ teachings. It is a community effort, and unity, Jesus was referring to, with the oneness of him being designated as the light. John 8:12, Matthew 7:21 Does this mean, we only need to affirm Christ, and forget the rest of his teachings, to be saved? NO! There is NO TRINITY in Christ words. And Jesus was speaking as a third person. One part of an exclusive arrangement for being the “first” created Son of God, and thereafter the Son of Man that elevated his status to become, above the angelic realm. Hence “like” a God. The origin of the Patheos? Ezekiel 36:26-27 New King James Version (NKJV) 26 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. 27 I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will keep My judgments and do them. What are those conditions? OBEY G-ds Commands. Exodus 19:5, Deuteronomy 11:1 WHERE WAS JESUS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT? 2 Corinthians 10:5
  3. Okay, I am reneging on my concession to my proofreader. I am partly reinserting Mary's imaginary talk-back to the angel. I'm not afraid of my proofreader. No. Nyah, nyah, nyah, nyah! it is enough that she has made me back off on some of my favorite words. Here is how it reads as revised: "Enough already! Everything is challenged! Everything is hurled back in God’s face. Just for kicks, turn the page. Find yourself in the gospels. What if Mary had answered the angel that way when he announced that she would carry the Child: “Hail, favored one! The Lord is with you?” What if she had shot back: “In what way is he with me?” Had she talked back like that to the angel it might not be Mary remembered as the mother of our Lord. It might be Olga or Tatiana." I just like it too much and I decided that my audience will not primarily be deeply religious people who would be offended at the mere hint that Mary might say something untoward. Her remark in Matthew follows too close on the heels of the book of Malacai, where the surly Israelites taunt God constantly. Still, I didn't entirely put it back. I clarified it so that it can be seen it is my irreligious imagination at work and not something that actually would ever happen. I am willing to take the arrows on this one, as a pioneer unconcerned about his time. The ebook is out and can be downloaded free. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/815620
  4. Queen Esther

    The paths of the world....

    The paths of the world.... "You walked in pleasant ways, Your Hearts " "You went after your ear, The riddles and stars, After strangers and celebrations, celebrate, You gave the Holy Word, On a horoscope, You ignored, Jehovah's purpose! You gave free rein to the imperfection, You've adored icons, people, mummies You have risen to the rank of gods of the ancestors, A calendar filled with human "saints" On whose trace you filled your money! The holy word is ignored by the world, She has a god that has no name! A God who has prepared a hell, Where the sinners eternally burn By "Lord of Life" you have lost yourself, You kiss what you sow for thousands of years: Hate, wars, quarrels, and enemies! ❤ .•*¨`*•..¸♥☼♥¸.•*¨`*•. ❤
  5. Abegail Sheldon

    Weekly Material for april 23-29, 2018

    Hi there, trust you are well? Thank you very much, your hard work is appreciated. Lovely day and week ahead.
  6. Lazarus Raised ~~~~ (John 11 : 41, 42). The same prayer of Jesus....
  7. Father, thank you because you heard me. True, I knew that you always heard me.... A good example for us, always talking to Jehovah (John 11 : 41, 42). ” 41 So they took the stone away. Then Jesus raised his eyes heavenward and said: “Father, I thank you that you have heard me. 42 True, I knew that you always hear me; but I spoke on account of the crowd standing around, so that they may believe that you sent me.” ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤
  8. TEXTO DIARIO con PREGUNTAS para MEDITAR 23 de abril 2018
  9. TEXTO DIÁRIO DRAMATIZADO 23 de abril 2018
  10. TEXTO DIARIO con PREGUNTAS para MEDITAR 22 de abril 2018
  11. TEXTO DIÁRIO DRAMATIZADO 22 DE ABRIL 2018
  12. Colin Browne

    What Is the Resurrection?

    We can expect that very many millions will never return to this earth. “For 40 years I felt a loathing toward that generation, and I said: “They are a people who always go astray in their hearts; They have not come to know my ways. “So I swore in my anger: “They will not enter into my rest.” (Psalm 95:10, 11) If Jehovah condemned the rebellious Israelites for being unfaithful, what hope is there for all the mass murderers since the beginning. All unrepentant sinners: “For it is better for you to lose one of your members than for your whole body to be pitched into Ge·henʹna. Also, if your right hand is making you stumble, cut it off and throw it away from you. For it is better for you to lose one of your members than for your whole body to land in Ge·henʹna." (Matthew 5:29, 30) The Scribes and Pharisees: “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because you travel over sea and dry land to make one proselyte, and when he becomes one, you make him a subject for Ge·henʹna twice as much so as yourselves.” (Matthew 23:15) The inescapable sin: “For this reason I say to you, every sort of sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the spirit will not be forgiven. For example, whoever speaks a word against the Son of man, it will be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the holy spirit, it will not be forgiven him, no, not in this system of things nor in that to come.” (Matthew 12:31, 32)
  13. Today the world celebrates Earth Day...... We are encouraged to be better stewards and to protect our beautiful home. We should be doing that! Thankfully, we also can depend on God's promise that one day soon the entire earth will be a genuine paradise. (Luke 23:43) He will not allow man to bring the earth to ruin. ❤ .•*¨`*•..¸♥☼♥¸.•*¨`*•. ❤
  14. Queen Esther

    Drinking two cups of coffee a day can help you lose weight

    Not working by all people ! I get hungry after too much coffee 🌭 🌮 YES, bec. more heart - beat, the reaction is faster ! I like a body - balance. Not too much from this or that. But its not so easy.... Cheers ☕ 🍹
  15. ~ I heard this illustration in a public talk many years ago ~ ( from sister Beth...) THANK YOU HOT SOUP.... ( Not the real title of the talk ) First the Brother warmly complimented us on all the happy noise we made greeting one another as we entered the Kingdom Hall. We had been talking, laughing, hugging & all that. Then he started talking about the congregation being like a bowl of soup. (That seemed such an odd thing to say that it caught my attention. I looked up with a puzzled expression & noticed others doing the same.) Let me explain, he said with a wry smile. You have a bowl of soup you want to eat. And it's hot. But you know a little secret - the soup is cooler on the outer edges close to the brim of the bowl. In the middle, the molecules are closer together, bumping into each other -more active. So the soup in the middle is HOT. But the molecules on the edges next to the brim are slowing down & the soup is cooler. That's where you can just scoop it right up. (He pretended to scoop a spoonful & sip it.) Well, he said, the congregation is rather like that. All the activity, warmth & safety is in the middle of the congregation. If you hang around the edges & away from the spiritual activity of the congregation, you are vulnerable to Satan scooping up YOU. Just like the soup. That's why you should stay in the middle of it all, surrounded by the warmth & safety of the congregation
  16. Queen Esther

    What Is the Resurrection?

    I just read that by an older Brother of us.... THE RESURRECTION back to earth....of "both the righteous and the unrighteous" is part of Jehovah God's will and purpose for mankind and for the earth. READ Acts 24:15. The number of those receiving this resurrection is unlimited. NOTICE.... This scripture does not include the "willfully wicked." And who might be the ones that Jehovah and Jesus would refer to as "willfully wicked?" We cannot judge anyone, but we can learn Bible principles that would help us reason on the matter. Also, we learn additional resurrection facts from the words of Christ Jesus recorded for us at John 5:25-29. Notice his words in verse 25, "Those who have paid attention will live." In addition to this earthly resurrection, The Bible also mentions a "Heavenly resurrection" ....of the "little flock"... termed "the earlier" or "the first" resurrection.... which will include the spirit-anointed Brothers of Jesus. READ Philippians 3:11; The number of those receiving this heavenly resurrection is a limited number. READ Revelation 14:1-5. The heavenly resurrection limited number group will serve in heaven with Christ Jesus, as co-rulers with Christ. They do not practice false religion... no deceit is found in their mouths..... they are without blemish ! ( Thank you, Brother R. B. Elder )
  17. Witness

    Ever lose patience with recalcitrant contrarians ?

    Sorry. This is what I was generally reacting to. There is no support for the "weak", the victims of abuse. I see the governing body/organization on the receiving end of donations, time, energy, the slaving of members including the very victims they refuse to give protection from pedophiles. Even in a court of law the org. refuse to "give". Yet, the GB will tell you how much 'giving' they have done for the sheep by providing failed "food at the proper time". It is sheer hypocrisy. In the long run, the "recalcitrant contrarians" will have to face Christ for their actions.
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