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You are not un-clean

Matthew 15:16-20 –

16 Are you still so dull?” Jesus asked them.
17 “Don’t you see that whatever enters the mouth goes into the stomach and then out of the body?
18 But the things that come out of a person’s mouth come from the heart, and make them unclean.
19 For out of the heart come evil thoughts—murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander.
20 These are what makes a person unclean; but eating with unwashed hands does not make them unclean.”

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The Pharisees and Sadducees were opposed to each other in principles and in conduct; yet they joined against Christ. B

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Posted by on July 19, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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Shut your mouth!

-Matthew 12:36-38-

“But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.“-

– “For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned.”

Wow.

Ok.

 
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Posted by on July 18, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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Why do we worship God?

We don’t worship God because He needs it, it is because we need it.

When we worship God, we remind ourselves of the power and strength behind us.

“Would I tell you if I was hungry? I own cattle on a thousand hills”.

 
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Posted by on June 11, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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Choose

– My mother has cancer, she is in a hospital about 2km away from me right now. She is almost guaranteed to never walk again and live a life in pain even if she does survive.

She has never done anything wrong, she has never hurt a living soul and she did everything for me and my little sister, she was truly selfless.

And yet here we are, she will live with pain for the rest of her life if she even survives. If god exists he will have to beg me for forgiveness because of what he has done to my mother, or for what he failed to do when he could have stopped it.

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– Hi there. I am so sorry about your mother. I lost my father and my twin and my brother a while ago, and my mother is now frail.

I am so sorry. You know – everyone is angry with God.

It just doesn’t seem like God cares or is even here.

And honestly if God is there, God is doing a pretty bad job.

I often wonder about – nevermind my loosing the family I have – but others around the world in war or poverty – how would I survive?

At 21, I kinda had a conversation with God.

I just said, OK, I’m tired, I believe you.

That’s my story.

Whether we believe in God or not, which God comes to us, how and why, whether God comes at all, whether God is real or not, we have to live our lives.

It really doesn’t matter what you do. The whole thing is irrelevant.

Heaven or Hell, God or not, it’s irrelevant and then we die.

I hope you find something to hang your life on, that makes you want to get up in the morning, something that gives you the power to love your mum while she is still here, that allows you to have experiences and build a life that you enjoy and is free from anger and regret.

It doesn’t matter what you do. No one cares.

I found that I had to choose to care and to want happiness.

I had to choose it.

I am trying to create my life with my thoughts.

When I spoke to God, God said – ok, I’ll help you with your thoughts.

That’s all.

It still doesn’t matter.

You get to choose. You have the power. Despair and pain and suffering are hoaxes.

It still doesn’t matter.

Choose.

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• Rom. 8: 35-39

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?

Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?

– No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God.”

 
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Posted by on June 8, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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Do not forget

-Hebrews 23:2-
“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unaware”

 
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Posted by on August 26, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Prophet, be careful!

Everybody wants to be a prophet these days. Shrouded in a cape, staff in hand, highly respected – whispers about the camp.

The anointed. The seer. The selected.

Prophesy however, is subject to God. So what happens when you are sent as a prophet and it works and the people turn from Sin and they are saved?

– Jonah 4 –

But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry. 2 He prayed to the Lord, “Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity. 3 Now, Lord, take away my life, for it is better for me to die than to live.”

4 But the Lord replied, “Is it right for you to be angry?”

5 Jonah had gone out and sat down at a place east of the city. There he made himself a shelter, sat in its shade and waited to see what would happen to the city. 6 Then the Lord God provided a leafy plant<sup class="footnote" data-fn="#fen-NIV-22575a" data-link="[a]” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>[<sup class="footnote" data-fn="#fen-NIV-22575a" data-link="[a]” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>a<sup class="footnote" data-fn="#fen-NIV-22575a" data-link="[

 
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Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Of Athens

-Acts 17:21-

-(All the Athenians and the foreigners who lived there spent their time doing nothing but talking about and listening to the latest ideas.)-

This is such an interesting verse….

 
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Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Builders and the stopping of time

-1 Chronicles 7:24-

-“His daughter was Sheerah, who built Lower and Upper Beth Heron as well as Uzzen Sheerah.”

Essay – She Built a City

 
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Posted by on May 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Whatever is true


-Philippians 4:8-9-

-“Finally, brothers,

Whatever is true,

Whatever is Noble,

Whatever is right,

Whatever is pure,

Whatever is lovely,

Whatever is admirable –

If anything is excellent

Or praiseworthy –

Think about such things.

Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me – put it into practice.

And the God of peace will be with you.-“

 
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Posted by on April 2, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Detestable

-Deuteronomy 22:5-

-“A woman must not wear men’s clothing, nor a man wear women’s clothing, for the LORD your God detests anyone who does this.”-

This is schizophrenic.

It makes me any and confused and discouraged.

In the middle of everything is this… rubbish.

It makes it very difficult.

In the midst of so many views and religions and philosophies, many of which are good (by their fruit), here I am placing faith in the Bible and needing to know that it is true.

More than ever, I am convinced that those who read the Bible as a direct word of God are crazy.

Clearly there is context; when it was spoken, what was happening and to whom.

However at other times there is this: I am the same yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Am I a man that I should change my mind?

This is what I’m up against. Around the corner is a Christian more detailed than the Muslim they convict.

God didn’t do a very Good job keeping his Word and his Spirit true throughout time…or truly interpreted. It pisses me off.

So you’d better show up and explain this rubbish.

Thank you.

-Deuteronomy 22:12-

-“make tassels on the four corners of the cloak you wear.”-

Really.

 
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Posted by on April 1, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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