There’s no need to be pessimistic. The country should have never been the concern. Countries rise and fall constantly. We are to be good to each other. We are to love our neighbors and be good people.
We don’t need to be worry because with each decision, God will direct our paths. If we fall, He will hold us up. Ukraine is in chaos right now against their corrupt government. Don’t worry about tomorrow. Today has enough concern for itself.
November 15, 2013 at 8:26am
Oh my gosh, this was shown as fake on reddit like 4 days ago…..
November 12, 2013 at 1:41pm
I’m sure that you heard about how he had stolen equipment to get his church started. Yeah, he’s really started it on a firm foundation there.
Besides, I’ve seen actual church shaming tactics employed by them.
November 12, 2013 at 9:16am
It’s just sad that his church has a long history of spiritual abuse. I like a lot of what Driscoll says, but he has some real issues.
One of the worst forms of spiritual abuse is treating those who "tithe" way better than those that give in secret and realize you cannot tithe like the old testament teaches. That is why Christ fulfilled the law of the tithe because he also knew that man, being a very imperfect person would even use tithing to abuse others. That is why the law is fulfilled in Christ. You get these man ordained men who take on the title of pastor when Christ said, "call no man father, call no man teacher" and they disobey that as well as the "tithes and offerings" and besides that, they do not baptise the same way the apostles baptised. Organized religion is powerless and God has left that senario a long time ago as he never ordained it.
long history of spiritual abuse if you base your observations on the poor victimized members who fail to mention the real side of the story.
publicly breaking a commandment and refusing to stop and repent will get your membership taken away from you. Aside from it being God's law it's also written in the Church's constitution that you must follow. If you CHOOSE to be a member. There is still free will there btw.
What's more sad is people like you who have completely baseless observations on a church.
I am not one to judge.......But we have a different look on DUBAI......Under George Bush DUBAI was EVIL.....and most people hated it.....But our leader chooses to deal with them......They have a different outlook on women......We know Muslims and how they wrap up their women......We also know how liberals on TV push women and freedom of women......Our leader is supporting both......George Bush knew we needed our own oil drilling here but we get what we vote for......and this Regime hates Strong Conservative women like Sarah Palin........Its evident Christianity is not top on the agenda or we would change.
Kollages are surrounded by Strip Clubs because those girls are easy Prey.
Civility..? I think Not......Women will always want attention, but men are just too busy working under BHO to give them the attention they need.......So they will get attention wherever they can.......Homosexuals that i see and I know are drug addicted because they are not happy with themselves......and drugs+girls= easy sex.....Again women looking for attention.
This is my life experience and I am not trying to Judge......But I got Military friends that committed suicide because their woman could not take their PTSD.....So liberals can keep spreading the attention, but that is not the attention you really want......Most liberals are unstable...(crissy mathews).....DUI kills more per year but all I hear about are Guns.
The government, combined with the "chosen people" ran media, are demonizing Christians. The military promotes Islam, but shuns Christianity. Same thing is happening in government and the media.
Yep......look at the Boston Bombers.....All I am saying is under GWB DUBAI was an Evil Place.......Oil rich Greedy Muslims......Now its a vacation place......Own your media and you own your country........We dont have enough people who care in this country.....They think they do but they really dont......Its hard and its tough to care......It costs money and almost breaks you at times.......But the right thing is never a FUN thing to do.
The American church is apostate....money hungry and teaching false doctrine. There is only a remnant, teaching truth. All the rest are misled and misleading. The greatest falsehood being taught is pre-trib rapture...google; Margaret McDonald, find out where and when the "rapture theory" comes from. Most of you who believe in it won't accept fact, and will go on taking a lie as truth....such is the state of the American Christian churches........
I'm sure that you heard about how he had stolen equipment to get his church started. Yeah, he's really started it on a firm foundation there.
Besides, I've seen actual church shaming tactics employed by them.
"One in four women sexual assaulted"
That is a lie. Oddly enough, it took a feminist of the 1950s mold who believed in strong women, rather than victims, to blow the whistle on that one.
In 1990, it was claimed 1 in 4. Then it was 1in3. By 1995 it was 1in2.
The catch was, like most statistics in the 1990s under clinton, it was changed to include women who jumped into bed with someone and then felt guilty later.
That's hardly rape.
But it was advertised in the news, colleges, etc. until that old-fashioned feminist at UofO looked into it. It just didn't ring true to her. And so the false statistic went away.
For a time. It keeps coming back like relapsing fever.
But how many other statistics are completely false by adding or subtracting from them?
In the 1990s, the measure for obesity changed to a stick figure being healthy. Suddenly everyone's "obese".
Literacy was changed from being able to read to "functional literacy" which included things that most people didn't know. So, everyone's illiterate.
Homelessness included those who lived month to month in housing. I.E. everyone living in an apartment or motel situation. Used to be only those who had nowhere to go. (Like the situation starting in 2009 when large numbers of people lost their work with nowhere to go.)
When a pastor lies like that, one has to suspect his motives.
It's like the blaming of all men for what 80% of GenX women did. It's absolutely wrong.
You really need to focus on truth, not error. First of all, getting the "rapture" wrong doesn't cost you/prevent your salvation. Getting Jesus & grace wrong, does. John 3, Ephesians 2.
Second, you don't need to Google Maggie anybody, because whoever she is, she's clueless. The word Rapture is derived from Latin and appears in the Vulgate (Latin Bible) in 1st Thessalonians 4, verse 17. In Greek, the word is harpazo and it's sister paralambano - to be forcibly caught or snatched up; to be received/taken (near to oneself). Which is how it is translated into the English.
The first individual to teach the harpazo (or rapturo) was Christ Himself (Matthew 24 & Luke 17), followed by Paul. & it is as plain to see as the nose on your face to those who are not blind.
Considering the Church is Christ's bride, why would you beat the crap out of her when your intent is to exact justice upon your enemy?
And as far as crap teachings in the church goes, few if any rivals replacement theology - that Israel some how forfeits Gods promises & the church now inherits them. That's a load of crap that is tweaked & has led to unconscionable acts toward Jews.
Israel couldn't forfeit His promises if it tried. The promises were unconditional & God will not be made a liar. & if some how behavior was linked to the Land & Messianic covenants then the behavior of the "church" over the past 2K yrs should disqualify it as well.
Good thing it's not about us or our behavior, & instead is all about Him & His grace so both Jew & Gentile alike can rejoice in Jesus Christ.
I've read the 'no rapture' theory on here before. Have never actually looked into it. I always believed pretrib rapture by default, but am interested in learning more.
But like Luke said, in the end, it's irrelevant. The only thing that gets your to Heaven is what Jesus did for us. We simply need to believe in our heart and confess with our tongue... that's it. Doesn't matter what you believe about the rapture, creation/evolution (though I would contend if you put your faith in evolution you are making the assumption the Bible has errors and that throws all kinds of wrenches in turning to what the Bible says for your salvation), instruments or no instruments in worship, etc... Your salvation is not dependent on any of those.
Obviously it is important to seek/discern Truth, but Luke is right, you're belief in how/if the rapture happens isn't crucial to your salvation.
August 8, 2013 at 4:26pm
That’s right in my neck of the woods. I’ve been meaning to get some stuff specifically for snakehead for a while, but I barely have time to go out hunting for ‘em.
The man was "NOT GUILTY." Why do these people let the DOJ and WH incite them into making fools of themselves? You're not working to help a boy who got killed due to his own fault for not going home and sneaked back to show how tough he was to beat up a guy.
You're working for the side of America who loves to keep Racism alive & well and you people supporting them, have been kept down on the farm, not realizing what they're doing to you.
Pull yourselves by your bootstraps and make your community proud of you. What's wrong with honest, hard work? I don't resent you, I feel sorry you're so ignorant and backwards. Get out and work and take care of your own family. Do the respectable and honest thing and maybe the "make believe" racism will go away with Sharpton & Jackson racists guys.
July 2, 2013 at 11:46am
we need a mercuryone specific donation box for the 19 firefighters’ families.
June 28, 2013 at 9:42am
I just can’t imagine why anyone would care. I’m sure a lot of what I buy goes to some gay liberals. These people need to get a life and a spicy chicken sandwich…
June 28, 2013 at 8:58am
Cuba or Hondoras, right?
June 27, 2013 at 9:17am
Since we’re talking about 2 communist presidents, I’d almost rather Putin over Obama at this point…….
June 26, 2013 at 1:29pm
loads and loads of fake data and repeated data might be a way to stay the tide and keep the NSA’s databanks from being useful.
not to mention a freedom loving individual to come up with better encryption algorithms.