Making Love With Scripture Why The Bible Doesnt Mean How You Think It Means -

commonly misused bible verses matthew 7 1 tim chaffey - this is the third post in the commonly misused bible verses series if you haven t read the other articles you may be interested to see my comments on 2 chronicles 7 14 and jeremiah 29 11 these two verses are often cited by christians as though they were promises made to them by god but that is not what the context shows, is celebrate recovery a biblical program truth in love - so much in christianity today is not based on christ s teachings as much as it s based upon the ideas and theories of mankind colossians 2 8 states see to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit according to human tradition according to the elemental spirits of the world and not according to christ read this article, commonly misused bible verses 2 chronicles 7 14 tim chaffey - i love the way you were ready so humbly to accept that even you could make a mistake and put it down for all to read quote a few months after the book came out i was studying that passage again and noticed to my embarrassment that it wasn t about heaven at all, the name boanerges doesn t mean sons of thunder at all - peter the pebble versus peter the rock i don t think that would cause some outcrys particularly among catholics so you are saying that when a person is referred to as a boanerges that could be either a compliment or an insult, judge not lest you be judged misinterpreted bible - if new to this series please see the introduction today we address one of the most quoted and most commonly misinterpreted passages in the bible a verse usually cited to mean that people shouldn t judge one another but meaning something entirely different matthew 7 1 2, christian beliefs that the bible doesn t teach - q what do the christian beliefs in the list below have in common a none of them are taught by the bible christian beliefs that the bible doesn t teach there is a trinity of persons in god we are saved by faith alone jesus died to pay the penalty for our sins the bible is, why my church doesn t have a singles ministry - i have been single my entire adult life because i am single i have had a front row experience of how churches are reaching and growing singles adults as a result i have found that most churches simply did not know much about us nor how to reach us after several years of serving on various, jesus son of god not god the son hope of the bible - acts 3 13 15 the god of abraham the god of isaac and the god of jacob the god of our fathers glorified his servant jesus whom you delivered over and denied in the presence of pilate when he had decided to release him, what does you shall not lie with a man as with a woman mean - jan 02 2013 stupidity by anonymous so just because some mega church pastor who is only trying to please the secular world says its shrine worship its supposed to change the entire populace of christians who can actually interpret their bibles think if he is a mega church then wouldn t he have to say whatever would please his itching ear congregation to keep that high church status, does the bible condone slavery beginning and end - does the bible condone slavery is slavery permitted in the bible a biblical examination in our article about gay activist dan savage bullying and berating christians at an anti bullying event savage raised the point that the bible got the single greatest moral question of all time wrong because in his mind the bible condones slavery, 10 encouraging bible verses inspiring uplifting scriptures - everyone needs a bit of encouragement from time to time thankfully we have the bible as our ultimate source of encouragement even in the midst of a financial crisis we can remain hopeful and encouraged if we keep trusting in god i have found that the key is finding specific encouraging bible verses and meditating on them, no children what does the bible say about having kids - thank you for this response there s nothing wrong with choosing not to have children i am not married and therefore do not have children i keep getting told that older women should not have children because the bible says to have children when you are young, francis chan tosses his old church under the bus bible - recently crazy love author francis chan former pastor of cornerstone church in simi valley california gave a ted talk esque sermon to a gathering of facebook employees during that talk he shared his soul as to why he left his megachurch seven years ago in short he basically threw the fine folks of cornerstone under the proverbial bus, to forgive doesn t automatically mean to reconcile - last weekend my husband and i celebrated our 35 anniversary by renewing our vows we did the whole white wedding dress rings and everything because we didn t have that the first time and because my husband was just listed for a heart transplant and we felt it would be happy memories to look back on in the hard days ahead, bible life begins at first breath madmikesamerica - the pro fetus brigade that is the republican party is screaming drooling and rabid about life beginning at conception they get right in our face or type at you all in caps that god s own book the bible says life begins at conception, why does god hate me pittsburgh theological seminary - i feel the same suiside i feel no i know that god hates me and i think it is just a matter of time until i commit suicide people here try to be nice but they don t understand, why does my husband not care about my sexual desires - the do not deprive verses don t say his release matters most they say mutual pleasure matters click to tweet 3 the husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife and likewise the wife to her husband 4 the wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband in the same way the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife, overcome anxiety 10 bible verses about going by faith - cristine you re so right about how if we don t have god s word embedded in our hearts and minds we re at risk for suffering fear stress worry anxiety etc, 20 reasons why it is so important to speak in tongues - b eing baptized in the holy spirit does not make one believer better than another there are no inferior believers in god s kingdom but what the baptism in the holy spirit does do is create an advantage the baptism in the holy spirit and more specifically speaking in tongues gives access to greater realms of god which benefits us deeply and those around us profoundly, 7 reasons why every believer should speak in tongues - i get offended when i see you pastors wannabes mislead people without having idea of what message you are spreading you pick one favorable verse out a whole chapter when the rest of the chapter doesnt correspond with everything else you are trying to put out, jehovah s witness convert lou everett theapologia com - jehovah s witness convert lou everett jr lou everett was one of jehovah s witnesses for more than 14 years during that time he served as a full time minister as well as other major roles within the congregation, 37 scriptures that prove christians are not under the law - hey phil thanks for sharing these wonderful scriptures i just wish everyone would jump on board with god s free gift of grace in your opinion why do you think so many people still cling to the law despite the overwhelming evidence that we have been freed, why the jews hate jesus christ real jew news - 95 comments chris b march 30 2008 6 05 am dear brother nathanael if you can help me understand i was raised catholic but always had a block to understand or feel jesus completely, the rebel god why i m still not orthodox besides the - pretty much all of my theology is very much in line with the eastern orthodox church for example i have an understanding of sin as bondage and sickness rather than as transgression as a result i have an orthodox transformative understanding of salvation rather than a western judicial one, islam discovered in the bible endtime ministries with - the 9 11 terrorist attacks were expected to have a negative impact on the religion of islam however the exposure actually resulted in an increase in conversions some have predicted that all of europe will be islamic by 2040 many of the flags of islamic countries are predominantly green in, what is the alpha course is it good or bad for learning - the alpha course is sweeping the nation and the world is the alpha course good for new christians is it good for beginners in the bible is there a hidden danger in the alpha course maybe you haven t even heard of the alpha course but you may be hearing about it soon this course is, god didn t and won t tell you to marry your spouse - it s been miserable gary the woman confessed we ve only been married for three years but it has been the worst three years of my life my husband has just been awful and what frustrates me so much is that god confirmed that i was supposed to marry him ten times over you could have served, u s discovered in the bible endtime ministries with - i believe that this is the most exciting prophecy in the entire bible we have absolute proof that the united states can be discovered in the bible daniel spake and said i saw in my vision by night and behold the four winds of the heaven strove upon the great sea and four great beasts came up, did jesus christ really exist proving jesus without the - 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