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Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 05-28-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,314
Posted By Curious
Re: Finding Biblical Context For Women 'Are More Easily Deceived'

I just want to add two things quickly. One, I cringe too, not so much at Paul's instructions being considered here, but at my own origional post. I sound quite angry and combative now I read it...
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 05-27-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,314
Posted By Curious
Re: Finding Biblical Context For Women 'Are More Easily Deceived'

As I’m the source of this thread originally, I feel I have a bit more to add now its been revisited.

My opening diatribe was my attempt to compare what the bigger view of the council of...
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 05-21-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 879
Posted By Curious
Re: Responsibility of Christians Responding to Aberrant/Abusive Groups

Wow, that is evil. I didn't know this part was as bad as you've described. It helps explain the extreme stress on my 'link' to the LC at the time I stopped meeting, and that persons desperate...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-20-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Curious
Re: Ravi Zacharias 1946-2020

Ravi and his team came to my town a coupla years ago while I was still meeting with my LC friends. I noticed none of them showed up to the free lectures being held in the local university much less...
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 05-20-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,405
Posted By Curious
Re: POLL: How do you generally view the LC?

Though at the conclusion, this thread and other recent conversations on this forum have done more to cause me to conclude that ultimately today it is an F1, and any benefit to a beleiver is only a...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-18-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,825
Posted By Curious
Re: A Corona Virus Great Awakening?

Now I’m going to relate this all back to some principles relevant to the LC.

The result of the series of developments, initiated (by the destruction of the past system that dark ages Europe...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-18-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,825
Posted By Curious
Re: A Corona Virus Great Awakening?

Hi I decided to enter this debate on weather this is a judgement of God or not. I find this preposition very black and white. Rather than discussing the views of John Piper, John McArthur, John...
Forum: The Local Church in the 21st Century 05-17-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,086
Posted By Curious
Re: What a Lack of Increase Really Means for the LC

Btw, what an absolutely appalling thing to say. Just vile, when you consider the betrayal of trust and financial exploitation involved, of those loyal and devoted to him.

Another detail that gives...
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 05-16-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious
Re: Soul & Spirit - Same or Different?

In considering this discussion on the soul and the spirit, I am forming the following impression:

WL and WN taught the idea that there is a key to living the Christian life, hidden in the...
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 05-15-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,405
Posted By Curious
Re: POLL: How do you generally view the LC?

Yes and by the same token, having a spiritual experience of God and an instant cure of some addiction or bessetting problem, does not preclude the person from also experiencing a genuine and sincere...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-13-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,390
Posted By Curious
Re: QUESTION: If *Hopelessly* Stranded on an Inhabited Island

STG, where would this Forum be without your sense of humour! I love it!!
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 05-12-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,405
Posted By Curious
Re: POLL: How do you generally view the LC?

I don't feel well qualified to rate myself and I've thought long about it. I'm overall at:
D3,
acknowledging that all these variables you've offered could be at play for any one individual or...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-10-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By Curious
Man made in the image of God: the sanctity of human life

Man is made in the image of God. Male and female He created them:
The sanctity of human life.

In Christianity, the concept of human life, that we each bear the image of God, whether saved or not,...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-10-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,390
Posted By Curious
Re: Evaluating the Lord's Recovery and Local Church

And the law kills. And who was a murderer from the beginning?....................................
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-10-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,390
Posted By Curious
Re: Evaluating the Lord's Recovery and Local Church

How awful. This is where it certainly becomes a tool of satan, well and truly.

Because I sat in my own space and did not side against the 'targeted' person, the tension against me mounted. I...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-09-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,390
Posted By Curious
Re: Evaluating the Lord's Recovery and Local Church

Yes, if you mean by ‘the same way they were raised up’ is ‘that’s all they know, it’s how they’ve raised and trained to think and operate’.

Further, how I learned to make sense of my experience...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-09-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,390
Posted By Curious
Re: Evaluating the Lord's Recovery and Local Church

I resonate strongly with this as my experience. They went from not mentioning 'brothers Nee or Lee' at all.... to referring to them constantly. From bible study.... to WL teachings, and from...
Forum: Writings and Concerns of Steve Isitt 05-08-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By Curious
Re: Ron Kangas at the Waters of Meribah

Well, here I am again.

I’ve given dear Steel some days to contemplate a response to my invitation that he engage in considering the points shared through the posts above, on matters that are very...
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 05-06-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious
Re: Soul & Spirit - Same or Different?

Well, I think I will add a comment here just to confuse this issue a little more for everyone!!

Where I ‘trained’ in matters of faith and practice, the belief was very clearly that the body, soul,...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-06-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,390
Posted By Curious
Re: QUESTION: If *Hopelessly* Stranded on an Inhabited Island

Interestingly, it's medically established and known that SDA's have better gut health than the rest of the population in the US. Her ideas about plant based wholefoods and rejection of cigar smoking...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-05-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,390
Posted By Curious
Re: QUESTION: If *Hopelessly* Stranded on an Inhabited Island

SDA's (Seventh Day Adventists) have factions within. The extremist end, that beleive the mark of the beast IS to worship on Sunday and that Saturday worship is soon to be outlawed by governments. It...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 05-04-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 25,346
Posted By Curious
Re: YouTube Channel Discusses the Local Church

Interestingly also, WL contradicts all this completely, in his writings on 'emotions'. What he says there instructs his followers to keep feelings and reactions very much to oneself. to be 'mild',...
Forum: Writings and Concerns of Steve Isitt 05-04-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By Curious
Re: Ron Kangas at the Waters of Meribah

Hello to Steel, of Austin, Texas!
Thankyou for being prompted to participate in this discussion!

It seems the point you are concerned with is to is to imply that WL is certainly with Jesus as...
Forum: Writings and Concerns of Steve Isitt 05-03-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By Curious
Re: Ron Kangas at the Waters of Meribah

It looks like from everything that is considered on this forum, that Lee sold eternity for temporal power and glory. That works until it all doesn’t anymore, at the end. From there only God knows. ...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 04-30-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,390
Posted By Curious
Re: QUESTION: If *Hopelessly* Stranded on an Inhabited Island . . .

I have had this thought for a while:

If a person wants to identify for themselves weather the claims of dishonesty and hidden agenda are true as they experience the efforts of some LC members to...
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