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Dog-Eat-Dog World.

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Instead of understanding and accepting man-made religious doctrines as wrong some religionists slip right into a defense mode defending man-made doctrine by trying to justify it. 

Take the man-made doctrine of Hate that causes "Christians" to do diabolical evil to other people...there is no stronger defense portrayed by the "Christian Militant" then defending their religious beliefs and actions. Of all the evil that is done in the world...none is as evil as the evil done by religion in the name of God!

According to Galatians chapter 5 hatred is a sinful work of the flesh...therefore...it is not of God godly!

“Hatred” of people is a work of the flesh, it is against the character of God. Hatred is a flehly atribute that is somewhat expected in the unregenerate or “carnal Christians”, but the scripture teaches that hatred of people is not acceptable with God. God wants believers to be “spiritually minded.” God's love is an unconditional love, which is not dependent u…

The God of Judgement.

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Christ came in the express image of His Father to show us what His Father is like. Why? To correct the wrong perspective that the writers of scripture had of Him of being a revengeful, retributive, killing and hateful God. These were the attributes that the writers of the Old Testament saw Him as...even though Jesus revealed the Father heart of God has loving, kind, forgiving and graceful the concept that the Old Testament writers had of Him was carried over into the Post Cross Era and incorporated into the Gospel and preached as the Gospel when it is NOT.

This revengeful God syndrome of religion is propagated by some Post Cross believers in that God is a punishing people God, who destroys cities, nations and kills people by sending calamities, hurricanes, floods, typhoons, tsunamis, earthquake etc,...because of their sinning. But the worst concept of all is that God will pour out great anger and wrath and horrible tortures and judgments upon humanity as the saints bask in the sunny, p…

Religious Stagnation.

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In my relationship with God, if I religiously stagnate on the plateau of man-made doctrinal knowledge regarding Christ and His Gospel, I will cease to spiritually mature in Christ. Instead my selfish fleshly nature resurrects and it pretends to be new...giving me the false assurance that I am godly.
The longer I park on the plateau of man-made doctrinal knowledge, made to look good by denominated bible interpretation, the more my relationship status with Christ degenerates into religiosity spawned by a religious spirit of performance in doing the do's and don'ts to measure up to being a "good Christian". this brings me into the bondage of religious performance BUT, I become void of spiritual life.

Are we Truly Thinkers?

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Come now, and let us reason together, says the Lord. Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall be like wool. (Isaiah 1:18)

God created people with the ability to reason and think for themselves. For believers to forfeit that ability and allow denominational seminarians programmed by denominational theology to do their thinking for them regarding God, Jesus, Church and His plan for the community of humanity is irresponsible and idiotic.

One of God's greatest gift's to man is his ability to reason and think for himself. To release our thinking ability to a religious denominated leader, is an affront to God. Why? 

Because the call to "come and reason together" is to YOU. 

Instead of reasoning with God for ourselves and allowing Him to formulate our thinking about spiritual matters, we have become narrow-minded reasoners subjected to the narrow-mindedness thinking of the philosophical and spiritual assumpt…

ISIS Terror.

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You don't have to listen to religious TV programs or search the internet very long before you will find a lot of people worndering and and/or claiming that ISIS is the big player that fosters the fuel for the end time fear-mongers to draw the people of the world into an end time apocalypse fantasy.

ISIS is striking fear in the end time fear-mongers. Some claim that ISIS is the wrath of Satan on "Christians" and that will usher in the wrath of God on humanity. Is it a mistake to view ISIS as a prime mover in end time projections and that they are hastening the moment to bring into fruition the final battle and the apocalyptic end time event of the rapture and the end of the world, as the dooms day end of the world fear-mongers rant and rave about?

With the constant upheaval always threatening stability in the Middle East, many religionists are flooding the internet and Facebook speculating the rapture event, the rise of the Antichrist and the outpouring of the wrath of Go…

Failing the Litmus Test.

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It seems to me that when it comes to authority in segregated denominated churches, the preservation of denominated doctrinal litmus testing supersedes the authority and application of Jesus' teaching. If you fit in with the primary denominational agenda and correctly align with the rigidly defined traditions of religious orthodoxy, you are considered to be a member in good standing and a good Christian. The actual teachings of Jesus and their application is frequently overlooked and in far to many cases outright rejected especially if there is  threat to what is perceived to be denominated  purity.

The church  institution is out for the church institution...not for the spiritual maturity or  spiritual well being of the person, especially if that person fails the denominated doctrinal litmus test. It is abundantly clear in denominated religion that  the fight for denominational preservation of power superseded the teachings of the indwelling Spirit of Truth and Grace thus, denomi…

Shame...Shame...Shame.

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The shame and blame game religion plays with people is the reason our self-righteous self-justification is a desperate attempt to hide from the toxic emotion of shame. Religious shaming says our identity is created by our wrong doings. It tells us there is something generatively wrong with us as humans, believing we are disgusting and unlovable sends us to hide behind self-righteousness to appear justified by religion.  Shame sent Adam and Eve into the bushes to hide from God and religious shaming sends people to cover themselves with the religious fig leaves of the religious do's and dont's by self-righteous self-justification.

The the deeper the shame we are subjected to, the more we will engage in self-righteous self-justification. The more guilt religion subjects us to the more stubbornly self-righteous we become and we set about re-arranging external evidence into a more believable arrangement to protect ourselves and to measure up to the religious standard so religion won…

The Deceived Accepts Deception As Truth.

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For people shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good, treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying the power thereof.”

Reading this portion of of scripture from 2 Tim. 3 this morning I was faced with this startling truth...what I was taught by my denominational seminarians in that the behaviors above describe deviant sinners and pointed to the nearness of the rapture was Biblical incorrect. Instead the list of attributes in this verse reads like some traits that I have heard said, observed and have been guilty of portraying myself, are attributed to "Christians". Is it possible that our seminarian denominated trained professionals were wrong as to who this scripture applies to?

Religionist are concerned about making sure they get what they …

Resurrection Living Is Grace Living.

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Grace: is the power that replaces weakness, replaces our self-righteousness for the righteousness of Christ. is the joy that replaces sorrow, the hope that pushes past despair, the courage that overrides fear, the love that conquers hate, the freedom that breaks bondage, the peace that breaks anxiety, the clarity that replaces confusion, the forgiveness that eradicates condemnation, the understanding that replaces judgement, gives the stability for going through trials, the giving that replaces greed, the kindness that replaces meanness, is the love that loves the sinner, love that loves the unlovely, love that never fails, forgives what is thought to be unforgivable  is a relationship with God that replaces relationship with religion, is life that conquers death...not...not...not just on resurrection Sunday celebrations or for two hours on Sundays or event-driven-conventions but, for the living life daily.

Sunday-meeting-goers celebrate the resurrection of Christ for what happened im…

He Is Risen

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One of the most important phrases ever to enter the ear-gate of man is; "HE IS RISEN"!



Because of the resurrection, power replaces weakness, joy replaces sorrow, hope pushes past despair, courage overrides fear, love conquers hate, freedom breaks bondage, clarity replaces confusion, forgiveness eradicates condemnation, understanding replaces judgement, giving replaces greed, kindness replaces meanness, relationship replaces religion, and life conquers death, not...not...not just on resurrection day or on Sundays or event-drive-conferences but, for living life daily.

Sunday-meeting-goers celebrate the resurrection of Christ for what happened immediately preceding and what happened on resurrection day. This may be due to them not experiencing  the reality of resurrection life in their daily living of life.  However, without experiencing what the resurrection means for us in the present, we fall far short of the full meaning of  His resurrection! The resurrection solidifies the h…

If you are using the BIBLE to JUDGE and CONDEM you are using it WRONG!

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I wonder....What change would take place in religious bomber's attitudes if the following verses were taken and lived literally instead of lifting verses out of their context and used as judgement and condemnation bombs in the religious bombers judging and condemning of people? 

Not only would there be a change in the religious bombers, there would also be a change in the people the religious bombers are bombing. Doesn't the book the religious bombers get their bombing verses from state that "It is the GOODNESS of God that leads to repentance".

If you truly want people to repent, STOP BOMBING THEM, instead LOVE THEM into the kingdom by loading your LOVE GUN up with the following verses that CAN BE TAKEN LITERALLY and shoot people at will!

Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’This is the first and greatest commandment.And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prop…
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My writing about the segregation that religion causes in the Body of Christ is often rebutted with, “as long as we agree on the essentials of Christianity we are united spiritually. The non-essentials we are free to disagree on.

When it comes to an agreement on the essentials, one that different religious groups claim to agree on is the authority of the Bible as God’s inspired, inerrant and infallible Word. It is the ultimate source for gaining knowledge about God, doctrine, theology, and it is the supreme GPS for our lives. 

Tell me, if the Bible is the supreme guide for our lives, why are there so many different religious denominated groups all with different beliefs based on the same supreme guide all following different weigh points that are so far removed from the the goal of becoming like Christ?  Should not the supreme guide lead all people down that same path to the same goal when it comes to believing?

There is no doubt in my mind that the Bible is the SUPREME WRITTEN source to …