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What is Your Concept of God?

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Has the Christian Religion taught us the wrong concept of God? We have been taught that God is "out there somewhere beyond the blue" in another realm called heaven building physical mansions to house us in...If we have accepted Jesus by grace and do our best to keep the religious rules and to live a holy life, God will bless us and we will go to live in the heavenly mansions and walk on golden streets when we kick the bucket.

I have been around religion for 50 of my 65 years...I wonder why little to nothing has been taught on how to live by the Spirit of God within us and Him doing His work through us to affect the Community of Humanity for His good. After all aren't we...the people...the dwelling place of God?

We have been taught that God is the adult Santa Clause in the sky that we call on to do our bidding at our beckoned will. This has given us a false concept of God. This has caused us to seek everything from God as though He were entirely external from us. We believe…

Does ALL Mean ALL?

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Romans 5:12-21. “Therefore just as sin entered into the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men because all sinned. For before the Law was given, sin was in the world, but sin is not taken into account where  there is no law. Nevertheless, death reigned from the time of Adam to the time of Moses, even over those who did not sin by the breaking of a commandment. As did Adam who was a pattern of the one to come. But the gift is not like the trespass, for if the many (there is no dispute among all denominations in the Christian Religion that “the many” refers to a ALL people born into the Community of Humanity) died by the trespass of one man how much more does God’s grace, and the gift
that came by grace of the one man Jesus Christ overflow to the many (the many here again means ALL people) for judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation (the first Adam), but the gift followed many trespasses and
brought justification (the second Adam). (…
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In response to a question that I have been asked several times, have responded to several times, yet I still get asked; "Why do you talk about religion the way you do and what do you hope to achieve by it?"

I believe that our loving God is misunderstood, misaligned and misrepresented by the "Christian Religion" and presented as a revengeful, wrathful, hateful, grudge-holding retributive Chief Cop in the sky with a belly-stick waiting to pounce on people who do wrong by sending catastrophic natural disasters, infecting people with diseases, and will sentence the vast majority of His crowning glory of creation (people) to everlasting punishment in the torture-chambers of hell for eternity. Is this religious diabolical sadistic and warped view of our loving God true? I believe, NO!

That is why people need to question this warped view of our loving God. The Bible says that GOD IS LOVE. How the religious world can promote such a warped view of the Father heart of God, acc…

Christ Has Set "WE" Free From Religious Phobias...So Why Aren't "WE" FREE?

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It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery. Behold I, Paul, say to you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will be of no benefit to you. And I testify again to every man who receives circumcision, that he is under obligation to keep the whole Law. You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace. Galatians 5:1-4

As followers of Christ, we have been set free. From what are we to be free? I personally think it is  anything we use to try and earn our right standing with God, including RELIGION!

It is by grace we are accepted, and when we try to do anything…keep the law or do good works, we are putting trust in our Doings and not the Dones of Christ.

It we do not trust in the grace of God, the only thing we have left is to keep the do's and don'ts of the Law, and we have to keep the whole Law. Obviously, we cannot do that, because all have sinne…

Is What Is Accpeted As Religious Truth...Bible Truth?

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Religious beliefs that people who claim to be Bible believers believe, but not found in the Bible;

Accept Christ as personal Savior by saying the sinner's prayer!

ALTAR CALL at the end of a sermon!

Pastor as an office or a formal title...whether it be senior, associate, assistant or youth!

Sunday-event-driven-meeting called a service!

Church as being a denominated denomination!

Denominated doctrines!

Segregated denominated buildings for assembling as Christ Body!

Tithing 10% of one's income!

Begging for money to spread the Gospel!


Begging for money to feed the plush lifestyles of the rich and famous PaStars.

Membership signing to belong to a denomination!

Church Boards!

Clergy and Laity distinction!

Worship Leaders!

Elders submitting to a pastor as a form of church government!

The Church buying property or having building programs.

Positions of overseer-ship, Superintendents, Bishops. Popes, Doctor of Divinity etc,! 

Voting in a pastor!

Hierarchy structured system!

Pulpit preaching by a seminar…

"Find a Good Bible Believing Church"

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Many have heard the advice of the famous media Pa-Stars after surmising that someone responded to their invitation to repeat the sinner's pray after them..."find a good Bible believing church to attend." Multitudes have found a thing called church...a name-tagged-denominated-building...many have found religion...many have found a denomination...many are following religious tradition and man-made-doctrine...there are many who listen to and believe denominated preachers and denominated doctrine...there are many hearing the voice of religion...BUT, there are few who are basking in the Love and Grace of God, there are few that have heard the true Gospel...there are  few who live the Christ life...there are  few that hear the voice of the Spirit of Truth...there are few that move and live and have their being in God the Father.

Most people never truly find their calling and place in God's Community of the Redeemed in the denominated religious church world. The people confo…

Self-Analysis.

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The religious institutional system is obsessed with tradition, rules, regulations, denominated denominations, segregated denominated building assembling, denominated man-made doctrine, denominated seminaries, denominated theologians, denominated Bible scholars, denominated end time prophesies,  prosperity, and celebrity status Pa-Stars. This ungodly infatuation is promoted as godly ideals and God sanctioned, when these ideals are far from being godly and the way these ideals are portrayed is winsome-less and makes the Community of the Redeemed spiritual anemic and pathetic.

Some people respond with their biases as truth without seeking to know the truth of which they speak to. They talk about sense when what they talk about is nonsense. They mouth off spouting judgement and condemnation myths, half truths, and on times outright lies. They spew judgements on people based on their misunderstanding of Bible misinterpretation and yet they think they are doing the work of God in acting like…

Who will the Grace-Butters allow into heaven?

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NOT EVEN GRACE-BUTTING
Mr. Grace-Butter Gatekeeper.

For people who believe the Bible is inspired, infallible, error-less and for the most part to be interpreted literally, man-made religion with its denominated doctrines and religious-influenced interpretations reigns supreme as the means to which people relate to God.

Let's assume that the God that religion has invented is correct and really has the following characteristics.

The mad God.
The God to fear.
The Santa Clause God.
The celebrity God.
The money grabbing God.
The Jealous God.
The God who takes offense.
The hating God.
The God of Judgement.
The condemning God.
The disappointed God.
The denominated God.
The grudge holding God.
The loveless God.
The uncaring God.
The compassion-less God.
The needing help God.
The performance demanding God.
The hell fire and brimstone God.

Although we could go on, let's stop there.

Assume that we are in the judgement to determine who gets to enter into heaven or not. This religious God decides to install &quo…

What will Bring Unity of God's People?

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Religion has established a denominational belief-based unity that has resulted in a greater division of Christ's Body by the corralling of like minded sheep into different denominated-segregated-pens teaching them specific denominated-doctrines. This lends to more disunity of the people of God, which is in direct opposition to the will of God revealed in the prayer of unification by Jesus Himself. 

Unity of God's people will never happen by denominated seminarians out-arguing other denominated seminarians that brings one's denominated doctrinal preferences as well as one's denominated denomination to a place of prominence and acceptance by the power of human reasoning...that serves only to cause greater division and segregation.

I wonder...if as believers we were to keep our unifying as the "Body of Christ" free from religious opinions, religious bias and man reasoned bible interpretations, would we with the enablement of the Spirit of Truth come into "th…

God Loves You. Part 2

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He loves you more than your earthly daddy ever could. For He is the perfect Daddy. Every good gift that you receive comes from His hand. That is not to say that because He is your Father you will never have another problem, trial or struggle, you will, but your Daddy will be going through it with you and will work things out for His glory which also means that it will work out for your good. For God is your provider and He will meet all your needs. His plan for your future has always been filled with love and hope because He loves you with an everlasting love. He knows you have experienced some difficult situations to where you wondered if  He even existed let alone cared about you. There are times when you have not felt the closeness of your Father God and even thought He may have abandoned you, He did not, He was right there going through the difficulty with you. When you suffer in your flesh or mind severely, because of the pain you may be going through and it feels like God have l…

God LOVES You. Part 1

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Even though you may not know God in the intimate relational way He desires, He knows you intimately. He knows the very thoughts you think and the actions you take before you take them, and even though your thoughts and actions may be wrong...He is not upset by them. He knows all your ways... good and bad and He is still OK with you.  He even knows the number of hairs on your head. You were made in His image to reflect His likeness, though you may not be a good reflection of Him yet, He is not angry with you. You are His offspring, He knew you before you were conceived. He chose you before the creation of the universe. You were not a mistake, please get that...you as you are...is not a mistake! God determined when and where you would be born. You are beautifully and wonderfully made. He formed you in your mother's womb and brought you forth the day you were born and He LOVES you.

God your loving Father has been misrepresented, misunderstood, misdiagnosed, misquoted, misapplied, and…

The Eternal Purpose of God.

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The book of Ephesians talks about the eternal purpose of God  and His plan for humanity, which I believe is not fully understood by the religious world. The concept of the Gospel (the means which God instituted to accomplish His plan for humanity) within the institutional church is to plunder hell to populate heaven by fear-mongering people about the torment and suffering in hell forever if people do not accept God's offer of salvation. This is NOT the eternal purpose of God!

The eternal purpose of God is far beyond those misinterpreted theological concepts. The eternal purpose of God is that man would live from the Tree of Life...not from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil...by the out-flowing of God’s life within him giving full expression of God to the Community of Humanity. 

Paul mentions several times in the Book of Ephesians, especially in chapter 3, the “mystery” of the gospel. We all know that if something is a mystery, it is sometimes not that easy to figure out. The G…

The Community of the Redeemed...The Full Expression of Christ.

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As Christ was and is the full expression of His Father God in heaven...The Community of the Redeemed is to be the full expression of Christ on earth. That means that people who view the Community of the Redeemed in action should see the characteristics of God in their action, because the God in heaven is the God in them and Christ in them is the one working His works through them. Even though to the observer on the outside it seems like the person is doing the work, if that person is living in Grace he is not doing the work in and of himself...it is Christ in him doing the work through Him revealing God to the Community of Humanity.

In observing the Religion of Christianity would one conclude that the above is demonstrated? Is their work and ministry focused on edifying, maturing the Body of Christ...The Community of the Redeemed...that it might grow into the fullness of Christ, attaining oneness with God and in the understanding of the full and accurate knowledge of what Christ accomp…

Where Are You Sitting?

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Paul tells us that "we are seated in heavenly places with Christ," and that "we have been blessed with all spiritual blessings."

Can we honestly say that we as believers we are experiencing the reality of being seated in heavenly places?

If we were experiencing that truth of the Gospel in our lives, experiencing all the blessings of God and being seated with Him in heavenly places...would His people be as powerless as they are? Would religious institutions calling themselves the "Church"  be as anemic and ineffective as they are?

As unacceptable as this is going to be to the majority of religionist...in most cases the very thing that people turn to and trust in as the means to the fulfillment of all of God's blessings and our seating in heavenly places with Him...is the very thing that is preventing the  fulfillment of such...What is it? Man-made RELIGION! Why?

Paul said that we have been blessed with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places. He said we…

Misunderstanding the Judgment of God.

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The judgment of God has taught by religious tradition has given people a wrong understanding of God. One of these false understandings is that God is a ANGRY God and He judges people, nations, countries, and cities by floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, winter storms, sickness and disease and even resorts to killing people. Not only do they think that God does that NOW, but also  "There is going to come a day when God is going to go even farther and pour out His vengeance, wrath and anger upon humanity because they have not accepted Him their Savior and are living in disobedience to Him. God's wrath and anger is maximized against mankind (His crowning creation), so much so, He is going to punish them in the suffering torture chamber of hell  to suffer gut-wrenching agony throughout all of eternity."

Religion promotes such deception due to a misunderstanding and mistranslation of the Bible and carnal interpretation, rather than spiritual interpretation.

Man's natural and car…

Examining Ourselves.

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“Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves!  Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you—unless indeed you fail the test?  But I trust that you will realize that we ourselves do not fail the test” (2 Corinthians 13:5-6). 

It is ironic that most believers are unaware of the impact of Jesus living in them, some, though they mouth they have Jesus in them do not know or live it by experience.

Do to religious influence I was on sin conscious dude, I felt like the Bible was designed to examine and judge ourselves and others for the wrongs in our life.  Now, thank God, I realize that the Bible is far removed from such religious deception?  If we did an honest examination of ourselves as we are taught by religion, we would disqualify ourselves as Christlike because what we would see in and of ourselves is nothing like Christ. Thank God, in-spite of our sin we are not disqualified!

What are we to examine for ...is it our faults, …

Endtime Religious Rehortic.

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There are a lot of people in the religious world who are saying that the events in the Middle East, the ISIS terrorist activities, Obama and his administration, chip implant in humans, etc. is a fulfilling of the book of Revelation because of their perceived religious interpretation of it.  

Some of the past failed end time prophecy's that I came across on the Internet are:

1997-APR-10: Dan Millar, of Surrey, BC, Canada and Bob Wadsworth of the Biblical Astronomy newsletter are two religious researchers. They are following the age-old tradition of looking for signs in the heavens for the arrival of the Antichrist, return of Christ, etc. Ancient prophecies told of heavenly events and even a cross in the sky in advance of momentous developments. Millar and Wadsworth have predicted the arrival of the Antichrist on APR-10. Dan suggested that we watch news from the Vatican and from Jerusalem on that day, because he expects some sort of coup by the Antichrist. He is expected to come to po…

The Gospel is Life Transformation by the Spirit...Not Life Condemnation, by the Religionists.

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The world today is in need of knowing that God is good...it is ironic...but, religion also needs to know that God is good! Religion, made up of a myriad of segregated denominations have not realized the significance of the cry of Jesus from the cross: "IT IS FINISHED", they are of the opinion that God needs man's help for Jesus to finish the task He was given to do.

However, its done..."THE GREAT TRANSACTION IS DONE"!

Sin is no longer an issue with God, the question is, why is it still such a big issue for religion? Because, religion knows NOT the extent of what Jesus accomplished on the cross and  His subsequent resurrection.

Many of God's people are continually subjected to the shame, blame and condemnation mentality of religion for  faults and failures in their living of life, over which they can't seem to gain victory. Religious conscientiousness has made them sin-conscious when the finished work of Christ on the cross fits them to be God-conscious. T…

The Devil Religionists' Fight...Is the Devil Defeated.

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Religionists act like they believe this image  depicts the devil out side of them and Jesus inside of them due to the wearing of religious spectacles. Why are the religionists so adamant about fighting the devil, do they not know that the war is over...JESUS WON!

Jesus liberated us...we the liberated should not be fighting a war that is already won...we should be walking in VICTORY...not going around fighting a already defeated foe. We are already TRIUMPHANT! If the devil can tie us up in in fighting him making us believe if was not completely  defeated, he keeps us from fulfilling the purpose of God in the Community of Humanity and the demeans the accomplishment of Jesus on the cross.

Religionists, because they do not understand spiritual warfare, think that the devil is the problem. The devil is not your problem...you are a problem to the devil! We have been so blinded by some of the religious teaching we have received we fail to see the depth of deception we are in. Our biggest probl…