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Forum: Orthopraxy - Christian Practice 10-15-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 740
Posted By JJ
Re: Discernment of spirits

There are further tests contained in 1 John 4. Read v 6 and 20-21 https://www.blueletterbible.org/nasb/1jo/4/1/s_1163001

v 6 includes "he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this we...
Forum: Orthopraxy - Christian Practice 10-14-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 740
Posted By JJ
Re: Discernment of spirits

God’s word is that further test, as ZNP pointed us to in Hebrews 4:12 and Proverbs (see Proverbs 2 and 4 links in my last post).
Forum: Orthopraxy - Christian Practice 10-12-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 740
Posted By JJ
Re: Discernment of spirits

Re testing spirits:

Evangelical postulated:
“The genuine anointing can be discerned by applying the test of spirits:

1 John 4:2-3, 1 Cor 12:3, 1 John 4:15

It is noteworthy that no where...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 10-09-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 297,445
Posted By JJ
Re: The Psalms are the word of Christ

Thanks guys for your good counsel to awareness. A hearty amen to it!

Also, I was at the “training” that Witness Lee mocked some of the saints for singing “His mercy endures forever” from the...
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 10-08-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 680
Posted By JJ
Re: Blending

Good observations, Ohio. It has been said before (correctly) on this site that some willingness on Lee’s part to be blended more with his coworkers who saw and tried to help him see and deal with...
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 10-06-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 680
Posted By JJ
Re: Blending

I don’t know about the meaning of the Greek word translated as blending in the verse cited to start this thread. But the sentence it is used in says that God has done it. So why do we think we...
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 10-05-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,863
Posted By JJ
Re: Quotes and Quips

Thanks Unto Him. Yes, it is from The Spiritual Man (in Chapter 3 about 6 pages down from header “Spirit, Soul, and Body after the Fall”).

After reading it in context there seems to be a seed in...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 10-04-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 297,445
Posted By JJ
Re: The Psalms are the word of Christ

Wow! Thanks for sending the link to your web site. I’m blown away. Looks like an amazing resource.

Peace and grace to you in Christ.

JJ
Forum: Calling All Saints! 10-03-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By JJ
Re: Looking for ex local churchers in the LA/Orange County area

You might want to contact Henry Hon through https://www.onebody.life
Quite a few ex local church saints come to One Body Life events from LA area, so Henry may be able to connect you to them
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 10-03-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,863
Posted By JJ
Re: Quotes and Quips

Today’s quote from Watchman Nee: “How true it is that without the guidance of the Holy Spirit intellect not only is undependable but also extremely dangerous, because it often confuses the issue of...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 10-01-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 297,445
Posted By JJ
Re: The Psalms are the word of Christ

This whole thread took an interesting tangent with a great discussion about the inerrancy of scripture. But, I was struck and helped by the above post because when I reread some of “the go to...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 09-30-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 59,532
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Song of the Day! Turn Up Your Speakers!

There is Always Something Over - Margaret E. Barber
Lyrics and Music: https://www.hymnal.net/en/hymn/h/595
Video: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YnNkgw8tlcc

Time to share this great song outside...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 09-30-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 59,532
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Song of the Day! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Thanks manna-man! Great song!

On the other hand I lost my appreciation for “We Love The Church Life” a long time ago. Love the Lord, yes. Love one another, yes. Love your neighbor, yes. Love...
Forum: Apologetic discussions 09-24-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 1,316
Posted By JJ
Re: Plumb the depths of Adoption

Most Christians I know both understand that they are born again and appreciate the transfer of once being an unwanted orphan without a father that wanted them, to having a father that chose them,...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 09-18-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 59,532
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Song of the Day! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Holy Spirit - Lyrics - Jesus Culture - Kim Walker-Smith
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFByOX8Fb0M
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 09-18-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By JJ
Re: How do you know the Lord's leading?

Neat to see how this discussion is helping Trapped and others wrestle with the thread question. One of life's great mysteries for sure!

A couple of verses came to mind that have helped me before,...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 09-18-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,920
Posted By JJ
Re: Hi From Cincy

Interesting how this thread has gotten off on unleavened bread vs. leavened bread. :scratchhead:

I agree with Evangelical's citation of 1 Cor 5:8 and the fact Jews served unleavened bread at "the...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 09-18-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By JJ
Re: Hope for all you church kids

Not to distract from some great reading material in this thread:
It was J. Gordon Melton (also a vampire expert, Google it) who was a paid expert witness that supported Lee and TLR in the first...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 09-05-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 59,532
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Song of the Day! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Alan Jackson - Precious Memories (Gospel Songs)
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2Wrh1lYmo98

I saw an infomercial on TV for this album (only $29.95 if you order now :D).
My wife and I ended up...
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 09-05-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 796
Posted By JJ
Re: Self serving doctrine of Lee

If being friends with people is “natural” why does the Lord Jesus call us his friends https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+15%3A15&version=NASB?
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 09-04-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 59,532
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Song of the Day! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Hast Thou Heard Him Seen Him Known Him?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=z3ldUaa2lyU
Sung by Morgan Bennett
Lyrics: Ora Rowan*(1834-1879)...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 09-03-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 59,532
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Song of the Day! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Do It Again
Elevation Worship
Lyric Video https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0B_lnQIITxU
Lyrics:
Walking around these walls
I thought by now they'd fall
But You have never failed me yet
Waiting for...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 08-31-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 59,532
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Song of the Day! Turn Up Your Speakers!

No. I don’t recognize it. Hymnal.net lists composer as L.H.
Forum: The Local Church in the 21st Century 08-30-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 54,834
Posted By JJ
Re: Open Letter to Ron Kangas

The United Church of God also follow Vines commentary re sonship v adoption (I found an article on line). But the great majority of translators and commentaries use adoption. I’ve come to see the...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 08-28-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 59,532
Posted By JJ
Re: Praise/Worship Song of the Day! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Ever Be
Sung By Kailey Heiligenthal
Video https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BhasSpSBdEE
Lyrics https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/bethelmusic/everbe.html
Bobby Strand, Christopher Greeley, Gabriel...
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