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Public entry Here Come Da Judge
April 29, 2021 @ 03:11:36 pm
Matthew 7:1 - "Do not judge, or you will be judged. - Remember years ago when comedians would say "here come da judge"? I think that one of the easiest things to do is to judge other people, especially if we don't like them. Then nothing they do is right. We can judge others on some things but not if they're saved or not. For that we can judge only by God's word, because we are not worthy to do otherwise. As Jesus says in Matthew 7:3 - “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? - And the Apostle Paul says in 1 Corinthians 4:3 - I care very little if I am judged by you or by any human court; indeed, I do not even judge myself. - Actually I think judging anyone is no big deal when I consider what God has done for us in Jesus Christ. https://whataboutjesus.com
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Public entry Endure (Reposted from 2009)
March 31, 2021 @ 01:50:37 pm
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; 9. persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. This scripture is part of a letter written by Paul the apostle about 55 AD to the Christian church in Corinth. In it Paul mentions the difficulties and the blessings experienced by him in serving the Lord. After being called by Christ, Paul endured many things for the Gospel. They included shipwrecks, beatings, stonings, prison and other things that most of us wouldn't put up with. But Paul considered these things to be blessings while preaching the Gospel of Christ. Today all over the world some that serve the Lord endure things from bad verbal comments to those experienced by Paul. God tells us in the Bible that things like this won't last. As is written in 2 Corinthians 4:18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. Some of the people that preach Jesus Christ and serve him suffer for it just as Christ served and suffered for us. Christ paid for all our sins on the cross. He did this so we all could have forgiveness from our sins and one day live with him in his heavenly kingdom forever. whataboutjesus.com
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Public entry What's he like?
March 02, 2021 @ 04:14:24 pm
Exodus 3:14 - God said to Moses, “I am who I am...- Many of us have wondered things about God and came up with our own ideas about him, but we need to be careful that our ideas line up with Biblical teaching. The Bible tells us a lot of things about God but also leaves many things out. Years ago a famous Bible teacher said lets speak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent. We can trust the Bible just as if God himself was speaking to us because that's what he is doing. Just as is written in 1 Corinthians 13:12 - For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. And in John 8:58 - “Very truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born, I am!”, - Jesus claimed to exist with his father and the holy spirit before old testament Abraham. That is hard for us to grasp, but it's a good thing he was and that he agreed to become our savior. When Jesus came here he came as a man who led a simple life so we could grasp what God who said “I am who I am" is like. whataboutjesus.com
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Public entry The Way
February 01, 2021 @ 04:33:26 pm
Hebrews 7:25 - Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. - Like this scripture says Christ can save anyone who comes to him. He can save us from the fires of Hell and let us into his heavenly kingdom. He can do these things because he has the power to do them, and he will. Not because of anything we have done but by his grace (Romans 3:11 - “There is no one righteous, not even one; there is no one who understands; there is no one who seeks God - ). We all need Jesus Christ to save us because there is no other way. https://whataboutjesus.com
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Public entry Rooms Available (Reposted from 2010)
January 05, 2021 @ 01:52:17 pm
John 14:2 - In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? With the summer months approaching some of us are planning vacations or overnight trips. We may need a place to stay, so we look for a room with the features we want. They may include internet access, a microwave and fridge, a place that allows pets and the list can go on, and we want the room all ready when we get there. In the Bible Christ promises us a room that will be ready for us in his heavenly kingdom, and he goes on to say that he wouldn't have told us this if it were not true. We can trust in everything that Jesus has promised to those who come to him and accept him as their personal Savior. We all need to accept him as our Savior because he is the only way to eternal salvation and to get a room that is all ready for us in his heavenly kingdom. whataboutjesus.com
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Public entry Substitutions
December 01, 2020 @ 05:16:28 pm
Isaiah 47 : 13 - ...Let your astrologers come forward, those stargazers who make predictions month by month, let them save you from what is coming upon you. - There are many seemingly innocent substitutions for God's word that we can use. Astrology comes to mind because it is so popular. It seems so innocent when millions of people read their horoscopes and put their trust in them, and when I was a kid there were Ouija Boards in stores by the games that I don't see anymore and I don't know why. I've heard stories of people using Ouija Boards and disaster followed. Maybe that's why they're so hard to find. Then there are Tarot Cards and the list goes on. These and things like them seem like no big deal but they are displeasing to God who wants us to come to him with everything and his grace will help us. His greatest act of grace came when he gave us his son Jesus to provide the way to his heavenly kingdom and for that there is no substitute. https://whataboutjesus.com
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Public entry Thank God
November 02, 2020 @ 01:21:56 pm
Psalm 7:17 - I will give thanks to the Lord because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the Lord Most High. - As Thanksgiving approaches we can all give thanks to God for everything we have because he is the provider of all things. He has given some more than others according to his will (Luke 12:48 - From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded. Whether we have been given a lot or little God has made us all and for that we can be thankful (Proverbs 22:2 -Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all ) . He has given us many blessings the greatest of which is when he sent his son to die for our sin. For that let's be truly thankful. http:/whataboutjesus.com
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Public entry The Reformation
October 02, 2020 @ 04:47:58 pm
Matthew 15:9 - They worship me in vain; their teachings are merely human rules. - Most of us have not been able to take a road trip this year, but when we do we want our maps, g.p.s or whatever to be accurate. And accuracy regarding God's word is what the leaders of the church reformation worked for. Christ had the same problem. Before the reformer's work became successful in the fifteen hundreds there was only one church in the whole world that would permit no others and was willingly preaching things that were not even close to God's word. The reformer's work was not easy. Sometimes their writings were burned, some had to hide and some were even killed by the church because they were said to be working against it. The most important thing the reformers wanted everyone to know was that Jesus Christ was their only savior, and not their own works. Without accuracy about Christ people cannot know him and be saved. https://whataboutjesus.com
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Public entry Pass the Humble Pie
August 28, 2020 @ 04:14:39 pm
Matthew 23:12 - For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted. - This scripture is part of a parable which is described by Eastons Bible dictionary as "an earthly (fictional, this word mine) story with a heavenly meaning," "A large portion of our Lord's public teaching consisted of parables". Whether Christ was speaking in parables or using regular language it was always a teachable moment for us, and he makes it clear that he prefers humility. As he tells us in Matthew 20:2 - ...but if anyone has a desire to become great among you, let him be your servant; - Christ became the servant of everyone when he died on the cross for our sins. Let's be humble for him. https://whataboutjesus.com
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Public entry Endure (Reposted from 2009)
July 31, 2020 @ 04:21:03 pm
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 - We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. - This scripture is part of a letter written by Paul the apostle about 55 AD to the Christian church in Corinth. In it Paul mentions the difficulties and the blessings experienced by him in serving the Lord. After being called by Christ, Paul endured many things for the Gospel. They included shipwrecks, beatings, stonings, prison and other things that most of us wouldn't put up with. But Paul considered these things to be blessings while preaching the Gospel of Christ. Today all over the world some that serve the Lord endure things from bad verbal comments to those experienced by Paul. God tells us in the Bible that things like this won't last. As is written in 2 Corinthians 4:18 - So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. - Some of the people that preach Jesus Christ and serve him suffer for it just as Christ served and suffered for us. Christ paid for all our sins on the cross. He did this so we all could have forgiveness from our sins and one day live with him in his heavenly kingdom forever. https://whataboutjesus.com
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