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Forum: Apologetic discussions Yesterday, 07:51 AM
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Posted By JJ
Re: The Psalms are the word of Christ

While reading 2 Timothy I came cross two verses that corroborate what you have been saying about The Psalms being about Jesus Christ our Lord, the son of David, raised from among the dead and that we...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-16-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 78,707
Posted By JJ
Re: What is God's Economy?

1Tim 1:5 says
“Now the goal of our instruction is love out of a pure heart, and a good conscience, and a sincere faith.” I think y’all are onto something :yep:
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-15-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By JJ
Re: What are the Gold, Silver, and Precious Stones in 1 Cor 3:12?

The end of 1 Peter 1 + beginning of 1 Peter 2 (read without stopping between them) are relevant

https://biblehub.com/blb/1_peter/1.htm
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-15-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By JJ
Re: What are the Gold, Silver, and Precious Stones in 1 Cor 3:12?

Great insight and verses to point us to Nell!

The words “for beauty and glory” really stood out to me for the first time today.

Precious stones show up again in the New Jerusalem and are...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-15-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By JJ
Re: What are the Gold, Silver, and Precious Stones in 1 Cor 3:12?

Thanks for pointing out the context and “the forest” to not lose “for the trees” OBW. Perhaps I’m doing the fortune cookie method of interpreting scripture here? :cool:

I agree that we shouldn’t...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-15-2020, 10:18 AM
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Views: 410,751
Posted By JJ
Re: The Psalms are the word of Christ

Yes, indeed Boxjobox

I wanted to correct a post I had somewhere on these boards (forgot). The One Body Life event "What Does Ekklesia Look Like" is January 25th in Loomis near Sacramento, not...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-14-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 78,707
Posted By JJ
Re: What is God's Economy?

Good question re header. I wrote the header and the rest was taken verbatim from the contents of 1 Timothy (Berean Literal Bible with a few tense changes, as some things written as present sense are...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 01-14-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,045
Posted By JJ
Re: Bible as the Absolute Authority

Boxjobox the model of the one big cheese who has all of the spiritual insight up front by himself was never there in the first place (there was always a group of apostles with different viewpoints...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-13-2020, 08:54 PM
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Views: 410,751
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Songs! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Thanks for sharing with us aron. These Psalms have some things worthy of discussion in light of the New Testament. The works of law can’t make anyone righteous, but the faith of Christ can, then...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-13-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By JJ
Re: What are the Gold, Silver, and Precious Stones in 1 Cor 3:12?

Right. God likes to prove our faith in this age so we see His faith is the one that passes through the fire while ours doesnít, so we donít find out too late. And, once it does we can build with His.
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-12-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By JJ
What are the Gold, Silver, and Precious Stones in 1 Cor 3:12?

What are Gold, Silver, and Precious Stones in this verse?

https://biblehub.com/text/1_corinthians/3-12.htm

Knowing the answer is not just an academic exercise but essential if we are to build...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-12-2020, 10:10 PM
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Views: 410,751
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Songs! Turn Up Your Speakers!

https://biblehub.com/bsb/psalms/3.htm

The intro says David wrote this when he was being pursued by Absalom his son. When he wrote of being surrounded by 10,000 men who hated him and by 10,000...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 01-12-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 132,043
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Songs! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Psalm 3
Follower Rock Band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C279gOt6tHs

Thou O Lord are a shield for me. Youíre the glory and the lifter of my head.
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-12-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 78,707
Posted By JJ
Re: What is God's Economy?

Godís Economy: The House Law of The House of The Living God and how one should conduct himself in it (words copied from 1 Timothy, Berean Literal Bible)

God: Father who gives grace, mercy and...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 01-11-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 132,043
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Songs! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Sons Of Abraham
Ted Pierce

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY-CgboGG9s&list=RDXY-CgboGG9s&start_radio=1
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 01-11-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,045
Posted By JJ
Re: Bible as the Absolute Authority

Squirrel! Oh letís go chase it. No, rabbit over there, letís chase that, wait. What, weíre off topic? This is fun!
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-11-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 78,707
Posted By JJ
Re: What is God's Economy?

Yes, silly me. I believed Nee and Leeís books that told us to look in the Bible for what other verses say about the same matter first. But since they supposedly had already done that (Nee was a...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 01-10-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By JJ
JJ Testimony

Yes, I should have added, I had said in my heart “Jesus, I think you are real” privately and rather timidly first before I announced “I believe in Jesus”. Talk about a mustard seed of faith. Hardly...
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 01-10-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 768
Posted By JJ
Re: Christ Becoming The Live-Giving Spirit

https://biblehub.com/interlinear/john/7-39.htm

This is a good example of how translators add and delete articles to make it read in English, but they got the capital S in Spirit right.

It is...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 01-10-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 132,043
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Songs! Turn Up Your Speakers!

OBW getís credit for the song. He laid down a trail of bread crumbs to it in another thread, I just followed it (You Tube search worked). A great song for sure,
Forum: Apologetic discussions 01-09-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 78,707
Posted By JJ
Re: What is God's Economy?

Aron, your posts re God’s economy have stirred a reaction and response from me for a number of reasons. One is that God first came to make his presence known to me while I was reading God’s Economy...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 01-08-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By JJ
JJís Testimony

I was not raised in a believing family. Neither of my parents were believers. I have two brothers, one an identical twin and the other older than us. My parents didnít put many boundaries on us, but...
Forum: Early Lee - Later Lee 01-08-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By JJ
Re: The Bridge and Channel of God - The Early Lee

I have not been able to find it either. Maybe it is like an ROUS and doesn’t exist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXjl1eMczN0

I just posted “my testimony” as a new thread.
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 01-08-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 132,043
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Songs! Turn Up Your Speakers!

OBW (from The Bible as the Absolute Authority thread):
“ I always like Psalm 19.

‘The heavens are telling the glory of God.’

Sang that in a choir back in high school. ("The Creation" by Hyden)...
Forum: Christian Movements/Ministries 01-07-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,713
Posted By JJ
Re: LordsRecovery.Org Exposing the Christian Cult of Witness Lee's Local Ch

Paul was a man of his word:

https://biblehub.com/galatians/2-10.htm
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