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  2. AB 2943 bans books, conferences, counseling advocating Muslim, Jewish, and Christian views on gender and sexual orientation. The California Assembly approved a bill today 50-18 that tells churches and other with traditional beliefs about gender and sexual orientation that advocating for their views could get them sued. AB 2943, declares “advertising, offering to engage in, or engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with an individual” is illegal under state’s consumer fraud law. “The State of California has no right to deny its residents the resources to help them find happiness or to shut down counselors, schools, and religious organizations that provide those services,” said Jonathan Keller, in response to today’s Assembly vote. “Every person experiencing unwanted same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria must be allowed to pursue help in achieving their desired goals and outcomes." New Bill to Ban Christian Books and Resources on God's Design for Sexuality Moving Quickly in Sacramento An effort by the LGBT caucus to stop Christians from offering resources to adults struggling to overcome unwanted same-sex attraction or gender confusion recently passed through two CA Assembly policy committees. The California Family Council helped coordinate expert committee testimonies that included professional counselors, attorneys, and former homosexuals. (Watch two of our once-gay witnesses, Ken Williams and Elizabeth Wonning, share their view on AB 2943.) Despite AB 2943's progress through the committee process, there was one good sign last Tuesday, April 10. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher asked a series of tough questions to the bill author, LGBT Caucus Chair Evan Low, expressing concern with how AB 2943 could ban on church retreats dealing with biblical views homosexuality or transgenderism. (Watchclips of the hearing in the video below. Gonzalez makes her comments starting at the 6:00 min mark) After receiving an answer from Low's attorney in the Assembly Judiciary Committee, Gonzalez responded, "You actually cause me much concern." Although Gonzalez voted for the bill in committee, she said she wanted to work with the author to explore how this bill might "prohibit a religious institution from practicing their religion...I can't imagine we are trying to step there," she said. https://mailchi.mp/californiafamily/new-ca-bill-declares-biblical-books-and-conferences-fraudulent
  3. "He that is showing insight in a matter will find good."—Prov. 16:20. Tap on Video Link mp4 _____ Love is Grand! Enjoy comments that help too! Shared 💞 846325B2-B42B-445A-A701-C39747F0F30D.mp4
  4. a-dmickle@comcast.net

    Gorilla Showers Newborn With Kisses... I found that wonderful video❤

    Yes, yes, Queen Esther. I too saw this youtube video of Momma Gorilla and thought to myself how animals treat their families so much better than some human families do. In fact, they treat each other better than some humans do in general . Truly speaks to how we need God's Kingdom, for only IT can reverse the sad, lack of love in the world today. Best to you for an enjoyable 'rest of the week.' Very best, Sis "D" (USA, East Coast)
  5. @Queen Esther I posted this a few weeks ago. So sweet! I Thought she was cuddling her baby gorilla 🦍 but some said she was cleaning off the after birth. Either way, good momma gorilla 🦍 Thsnk you, Agape, 🌺🌷🌺🌷🌺
  6. JEHOVAH LED-------And FULL SPEED AHEAD To Satan The Devil and His World Of Wickedness WE Are NO LONGER WED NOT AFTER We Finally Found Out What God's Word the Bible REALLY SAID THAT This Universes HAPPIEST Persons Have ALWAYS Been JEHOVAH LED NOW We Have Gone From This World's NON SOLUTIONS And Worsening DREAD TO Being Jehovah LED AND FULL SPEED AHEAD! Tap on Video Link mp4 _____ Be Proud Of Your Hertitage! D24E9CB8-0397-4731-93D1-A91F64CC25D0.mp4
  7. Space Merchant

    Which nations disappear in Armageddon?

    Alright then, as long as you respect the cross references, there should not be a problem, some Christians tend not to adhere to cross-references in order to justify something that is in error. Error does not sit well with those who apply Biblical Hermeneutics. Actually, I was quoting your previous comment, the one I have quoted in my previous post. There is more to a false prophet than just mere accursed prophecies and or teachings, but okay. What of 2 Peter 2:1? This is the only cross-reference of which part C points to. I do understand, and by understanding I tend not to leave anything out. Oh and I know have understanding, I live and breathe scripture, pertaining to the posted I've made in the past, this is but the first time you have seen a comment from me, and I am not here to belittle, if that is what you want, but this is not the case. I posted the cross-references so any reader can see where 1 John 4:1 points to, nothing more,nothing less, for the bible provides such for a reason, and it is vital because any man, woman or child can easily misinterpret and or mislead others by a single verse when not connecting the dots with any cross-references that said verse is connected to, for instance, the many laws of the Jews of which Jesus has quoted and or profess of what is written, cross-references leads the reader to see where Jesus is quoting from and what said quote originated from, the laws of the Jews given to them by God. Also, I would be wise if I were you, to judge and assume someone, underestimating them even, by your comment, hence what you have stated: you are a fanatic and do not care to understand the meaning of scriptural quotations but simply "belittle what others write". Oh and as I said before, I aided cross-references so that people can see what 1 John 4:1 alludes to. I am far more interested in showing biblical truths, nothing more, regardless of religious background. That is a nice comment here, of which you said: You worship your religion, not God. It is evident. May I ask, as you sure that this claim of yours is correct? For any comment I have made there is absolute truth as to how this claim of yours is false, a Christian should not make a false claim. Again, be very wise in your words, for we all know what the bible says about false accusations, you however, have already made 2 against me. That being said, I care only for honesty, for time and time again, I stated my detest of dishonesty and lairs and manipulators of scriptures and such ones will be confuted, as already the case in the past. Can you state how is 1 John 4:1 not valid? Cross-references does not make a verse invalid. A man who twists a verse makes verses like 1 John 4:1 invalid, something that remains to be seen, of which has not happen yet.I do not like mockery of scripture either - such tends to be a violation in the realm of Biblical Hermeneutics. Other then that 1 John 4:1 is indeed valid in terms of false prophets, mainly against those who claim to be totally and utterly inspired, those who are borderline Anti-Christ and or those who teach of what is accursed, as stated in Galatians 1. The question is, if the verse can be applied to those inspired or not inspired? For everyone and their mothers knows, because of Adam and Eve we are imperfect and the price of imperfection we pay is sin. Only from there one can discuss, research and come to the conclusion of said false prophets an those who teach an accursed gospel. Make sure the meaning is very close to Scriptural Facts because with minimum discernment one can catch error and refute with what is true against what is not true, and I will wait, as I have with others who speak what is true and some who have spoken utter fortune cookie nonsense, hence the dishonest ones. I am always watchful, vigilant beyond a point of no return, hence my experience and knowledge of the bible and Christology itself. Just next time, before you make false accusations of a person, in this case, me, make sure it is true and not outlandish claims. Exodus 20:16 - “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor." Proverbs 19:9 - A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will perish. As with the case of Pilate and the Jews against Jesus in regards to false accusations (Matthew 27:22–26). Ironically, 1 John 4:1 is among the list of verses in regards to false accusations. Perhaps understand of where I am coming from by looking at my past posts here, example being I am known of breaking down comments to response to each point, as I have here just now. Other then that I am happy to discuss further on 1 John 4:1 in terms of Hermeneutics and understanding, for as you have already seen, there is now cross-references.
  8. Raquel Segovia

    Valeria Lynch

  9. AllenSmith

    "Human Opinion Elevated to Divine Status"

    I believe I touched on that perception. However, it seems pointless to derive on a concept that is ultimately driven by “personal” choice, and free will. I believe “reinstatement” falls under that purview. The love and kindness given to those that have fallen prey to the conditions of this world are predicated on what? REPENTANCE! Matthew 3:8. Once again, is it a Watchtower standard, or is it scripturally sound? Luke 17:3 Yet, you continue to insist, the Watchtower has changed Christ doctrine, when at BEST, the Watchtower since its inception is continually driven to “bring” back Christ doctrine from the grips of FALSE TEACHINGS of Christendom. You continue to echo the pattern of the Pharisees, and I HOPE one day, you will understand, you do a “disservice” to your proclamation of being one of Christ followers, by your personal actions and attacks! John 10:1-21, Matt 23:1-12, Mark 12:38-40; Lk 20:45-47 The keyword for “all” that sit in judgement is, REPENT! 1 Peter 1:22–2:3; 2:8; 3:1; 2 Peter 1:3-4, 12-21; 2:21; 3:1-7, 14-18 Remember this one simple truth “WITNESS”, distorting the Watchtower publications to motivate your personal attack on the Watchtower, and its misinterpretation, and misapplication thereof, as many continue to do here, is an acknowledgement of the superiority of the God of this world has on mankind. 2 Peter 3:3, Acts 13:41, Acts 20:30 Therefore, what else is the wisdom of scripture, when dealing with such a foe! Then, it is NOT my words that merit consideration, but that of SCRIPTURE. A “standard” set by the Watchtower that many in Christendom today embrace to a certain extent, but only to continue, to heighten a goal of “claiming” a personal spiritual connection, when that connection is by the Holy Spirit, not a personal conversation. Here, the Watchtower has been CORRECT to accept the responsibility, given them, by God’s Spirit. Matthew 5:9, 1 Corinthians 1:10, Ephesians 4:11-13 There, is no expression greater than that given by Christ himself of “FAITH” that can overturn the greater importance of having a personal relationship with God, through his chosen mediator, and through unity. 1 Timothy 2:5, Matthew 23:34 I cannot stress it enough! This is NOT a game to mislead others into a false sense of hope when the understanding of scripture is NOT in one’s heart. Acts 7:53 Hebrews 13:17
  10. @Chelita Be safe down there. So there are the Orteguistas (supporters of Daniel Ortega and his wife) and the Sandinistas...(I've heard of them before) and what exactly do they stand for?
  11. CBear5503

    Weekly Material for april 23-29, 2018

    Thank you so much Twyla! Have a wonderful weekend!
  12. Israeli Bar Avaddhon

    Which nations disappear in Armageddon?

    Wow, Space Merchant, what a beautiful quote you did! I mentioned it just for this. Also I am aware that the verses should be read in their context. In fact I apply this writing to myself. What did I write, actually? I wrote to "wait and see" and this means that my words can come true (and therefore were based on the Bible) or do not come true (and then I would be a false prophet). I point out to you that even only verse 1 was sufficient because, in fact, term with the part "C" that you have highlighted. So you should have understood the meaning of the quote as a whole. Obviously, however, you are a fanatic and do not care to understand the meaning of scriptural quotations but simply "belittle what others write". And why are you doing this? Simply because you are interested in showing that a certain religious organization regardless of merits or demerits. You worship your religion, not God. It is evident. Do we want to have a minimum of intellectual honesty? So if we apply these scruitture to everyone, surely the WT has made many false prophecies, denials, treated and retracted. Oh sorry ... in this case 1 John 4: 1 is no longer valid, is it? However I try to summarize the meaning of the quote. Stay in waiting. You are watching what will happen in a short time. Greetings
  13. It works the same way for computers when they are moved ..... bump 'em at your own peril.
  14. I love the adoring and totally engrossed look on the mom's face. She really seems to be in love with her baby.... Animal mom's often very good mothers
  15. Gorilla Showers Newborn With Kisses..... ❤ .•*¨`*•..¸♥☼♥¸.•*¨`*•. ❤ Enjoy ! 15 year old gorilla Calaya gives birth to her baby boy Moke and showers the newborn with kisses. Moke is the first male western lowland gorilla born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in nine years. http://abcn.ws/2Bu5D1M
  16. A HIGHLIGHT..... San Francisco at evening with special cotton - clouds - WOW
  17. THE BEST STOP YOU CAN DO.... Looking for our literature ❤ .•*¨`*•..¸♥☼♥¸.•*¨`*•. ❤
  18. Thank you, dear sister Beth ❤ .•*¨`*•..¸♥☼♥¸.•*¨`*•. ❤
  19. Patricia A Trotter

    Weekly Material for april 23-29, 2018

    Thank you so much for the Weekly Study Materials. It proves to be very helpful to us.
  20. TEXTO DIARIO con PREGUNTAS para MEDITAR 20 de abril de 2018
  21. TEXTO DIÁRIO DRAMATIZADO 20 de abril 2018
  22. All this situation is breaking my heart. There is at least one student dead by the police and Orteguistas. Police is supposed to protect people and instead they are attacking them, attacking elderly, neighbors who support and protect the students. We are fearing for own safety. They are already cutting off power, water. It seems this situation is going to spread to the rest of the country since all are affected.
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