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How Did ALL People Become Condemned?

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Therefore as by the offense of one, judgment came on all men to condemnation…as one man’s sin brought about condemnation for ALL people, so one man’s act of faithfulness makes ALL people right with God and brings us new life. Romans 5:18).

Does this verse attribute condemnation to God?

Does Jesus condemn people?

Not according to Jesus..."I haven't come to destroy men, but to save them!"

The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery, making her stand in the center. “Teacher,” they said to Him, “this woman was caught in the act of committing adultery. In the law Moses commanded us to stone such women.  So what do You say? ” They asked this to trap Him, in order that they might have evidence to accuse Him.  Jesus stooped down and started writing on the ground with His finger. (John 8:3-6)    

Here this woman is who was caught in the “act of adultery,” so they had actually witnessed her in the middle of her crime, and subsequently drug her out to face the ma…

Bible Abuse.

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Are people justified in using the Bible as the catalyst for bizarre believing, fear-mongering speaking and pious acting? Is such an extravaganza a carry-over of man's reasoning, when the Bible was interpreted to support orthodoxy and keeping the established man-ordained interpretations of pre-Lutheran theology, regarding manipulation and control of the masses by threats and curses from God "Himself", if they failed to abide by orthodox teachings?

The Bible for centuries was available only in the Latin language, read and interpreted by the trained Latin linguistically learned, who could easily manipulate the meaning of what was read to the people by their private interpretation of the dead language...due to the fact that the "common people" under their influence, knew not how to read the dead language, let alone, interpret it.

"In 382 the pope, Damasus, commissions Jerome to provide a definitive Latin version. In his monastery at Bethlehem, tended by aristo…

The Sin of Silence?

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I have been ask as to why believe about religion the way I do...why not just leave it alone...you are not going to influence people in religion for change...what are you accomplishing by your ranting about religion, after all, religion is doing some good, isn't it?

To SIT UP...SHUT UP...PUT UP...so as not to expose the deceptions underlying the establishment, (even with the amount of cultural and social good it does) that is presented and accepted as truth is, I believe, a moral and spiritual abandonmentof our loving Father God and the truth of His Gospel.

For me toSIT UP, SHUT UP, PUT UP and flow with the religious tide (in my way of thinking) I would be guilty of committing the sin of remaining silent and contributing to the old adage that “silence gives consent”. That of course requires me to acknowledge and lay aside the conclusion by many who agree with the establishment in their believing...that my believing and rationale way of thinkingis totally screwed up.

Remaining silent …

In Standing for a "Christian Cause"...Who...Are you Standing Against?

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Many "christians" are willing to defend Jesus by taking a stand for "christian causes" by the waving of placards, boycotting business that are against the cause or supporting a business that is for the cause, screaming and condemning the offenders..." you are on a slippery slope to hell if you don't repent", some have even killed in the defense of the "christian cause"

When they hurled their insults at Jesus, He did not retaliate; when He suffered, He made no threats. When they spit in His face He did not rally the troops, Instead, He entrusted Himself to Him who judges justly. (1 Peter 2:2)

When Jesus traveled the Calvary road, when He suffered the tearing of His flesh from His bones by the cat-of-nine tails, when they jammed the crown of thorns on His head, when they drove the spikes into His arms and feet, He never once asked His followers to defend Him. I am assuming if He did not need defending then He does not need defending today. Yet s…

Standing for the "Christian cause"!

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People taking a stand  for "Christian causes" by an action or verbalization, believe it is a positive witness for the gospel by drawing attention to what they consider a certain "sin" and he is hailed as a fighter against sin, which in turn draws positive attention to the protester and support to the cause by like minded people. 

However, to believe such undermines the Love and Grace of God by treating it frivolous, fluffy, fraudulent, false and futile, by concluding that the truth of God's Grace and Love...in that God does not hate people...while referring to  people who believe that God is loving and graceful beyond measure, as false prophets. This response is due to the fact that they view God as both loving and hateful, dispensing good and evil...as if His demeanor for the day depended on whether or not He had His coffee fix in the morning to calm His schizophrenia or not!

Don't you think it odd that Jesus, our example, the express image of God, never org…

Grace Plus-ers are Grace Opposers.

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The sinning gospel, sleazy grace, false gospel, lovey dovey grace, license to sin gospel, the lazy gospel, hyper grace, these terms are loosely thrown around by "grace plus" oppose-rs who fail to understand God's grace because of the deceptive deception of Satan they have a shrouded understanding regarding the thoroughness of Christ cross-work and its resultant grace and grace alone to maintain the believer's relational relationship with God or for nonbelievers to gain a relationship with God.

The "grace plus-ers" seems unaware that a stand against the Grace Gospel given to Paul by Jesus is a choice not to believe in Jesus regarding His grace. These "grace plus-ers", are grace oppose-rs not realizing they are condemning themselves because in refusing to believe in Christ's grace message they are refusing to believe in Jesus Himself. “He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not be…

Grace Opposers are Jesus Opposers.

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The Sinning Gospel, sleazy grace, false grace gospel, lovey dovey grace,  license to sin gospel, the lazy gospel are terms that are loosely thrown around by grace opposers who fail to understand God's grace.

Because of the deceptive deception of Satan they have a shrouded understanding regarding the fulfillment of the Law in Christ and that it  is no longer invoke to maintain the believer's relational relationship with God or for nonbelievers to gain a relationship with God.

The Grace and Law mixers are unaware that a stand against the Grace Gospel given to Paul by Jesus is a choice not to believe in God's amazing grace. These grace opposers, without realizing it, are condemning themselves because in refusing to believe in Christ's grace message they are refusing to believe in Jesus Himself. “He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God." (John (3:18…

Servant of God Mindedness...or a...Friend of God Mindedness.

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Servant of God mindedness is a Old Covenant mindset.

Friend/Son of God mindedness is a New Covenant mindset.

John 15:15, says: No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you.

Servant-ship mindedness portrays a slave mentality...Friendship/son-ship mindedness portrays a relationship mentality.

The disadvantage of servants is they know not what their master is doing, wants done or will do.They do not know the plan of God for humanity because they do not know the ways of God concerning the finished cross-work of Christ and are still trying to relate to Him as His servant because they still think with a servant mindset.They are unaware or refuse the freedom of grace...son-ship...that the finished work of Christ has provided to end the servant mentality.

On the other hand, friendship or son-ship minded people know what the Father is doing because Jesus...…

Does Satan really Win in the End?

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A large part of Christendom believes there is a great Cosmic Conflict taking place between God and the Devil for the souls of men...and the ironic of all ironics is they believe that God looses and Satan wins in the end! A vast number of  "Christ Followers" who have prayed the "sinners prayer" believe, preach and teach this ungodly doctrine, all the while believing they are promoting the the Gospel of Christ!

Let me ask you a question. Do you think that when all is said and done that Satan will have more of God's crowning glory of His creation (people) in the "fires of hell's" torture chamber than God has in His kingdom?

Follow the scenario...If I were to create a thousand people because I want people to love, and you were my enemy and able to infiltrate into by beloved group and entice 900 of the 1,000 to turn against me and follow you. Who would be the victor in this case? You would be...because not only do you have have the vast majority of peopl…

Is The Lake of Fire a Literal Fire?

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Rev. 20:13–15: “And the sea gave up the dead which were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them; and they were judged, every one of them according to their deeds. Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.”

I can almost hear people say regarding my take on hell..."you stupid twit, it says right there, people are thrown in the lake of fire, are you trying to tell me the lake of fire is not "literal"? Hell man, you dumber than I thought, you done gone past dumb and dumber to being the dumbest!"

I find it ironic to say the least, how most believers...who are Bible Literalists...interpret Revelation. They say that the four horses of the apocalypse, the woman riding on the beast, the harlot sitting on many waters, the red dragon with seven heads, people standing on a sea of glass mixed with fire...etc. are obviously symbolic. But, when they read abou…

Shoud Hell be in the Bible??

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"Orthodox Christianity" comprising of thousands of different denominations, suggests there are cardinal truths and doctrines that are consensually agreed upon by the majority of believers throughout the centuries. Doesn't the myriad of different denominations with thousands of differing doctrines who claim orthodoxy...make orthodoxy itself an oxymoron? Yet, people who entertain differing ideologies and doctrines than oxymoron-orthodoxy are labeled as liberal strife-breeders and heretics.

I grew up in orthodox doctrine and tradition without ever hearing anyone challenge such beliefs...except...denominations, all under the "orthodox umbrella", coming against each others doctrine and tradition in order to strengthen their own particular doctrine and tradition. Doesn't such shenanigans put holes in the "orthodox umbrella" making their doctrine and tradition vulnerable?

"Orthodox Christianity" has deceived us  in believing there has always been…