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Forum: Introductions and Testimonies Yesterday, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Curious
Re: Being in this Cult is one of the Worst things that Happened in my Life!

I have been thinking about this and other testimonies like it, and the injustice that some have started their Christian journey in such a harsh and negative way.

I have a parallel to compare: I...
Forum: Fellowship Hall 07-06-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Curious
Re: How is the Virus Affecting You?

Fabulous post, countmeworthy. Your message really hits the mark. I had a picture in my mind of thousands of people all over the world holding on to the hem of His garment. Like the woman in the crowd...
Forum: Various Living Stream Ministry Publications 07-03-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,268
Posted By Curious
Re: Quote from today's Witness/Watchman Wednesday

And look at the poor Chinese government trying to get their heads around these rebellious people in Hong Kong! The British government had no such struggles, the people so cooperative then, and so...
Forum: Various Living Stream Ministry Publications 07-01-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,268
Posted By Curious
Re: Quote from today's Witness/Watchman Wednesday

There is an obvious reason why Watchman Nee makes no scriptural reference in this statement. Soaring like an Eagle is biblical, but not in association with a leadership role. Its just sophisticated...
Forum: Fellowship Hall 06-29-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Curious
Re: How is the Virus Affecting You?

Yes things are getting more concerning, I feel my long comparasin of historical and theological theoretical assessment of this pandemic in the first hread you set up on this topic, as a bit heartless...
Forum: Christian Movements/Ministries 06-28-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,194
Posted By Curious
Re: LordsRecovery.Org Exposing the Christian Cult of Witness Lee's Local Ch

Trapped I like this post very much.

I want to add something that helps to create a context for the right and wrong ways of practising or interpreting something, according to my greater...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 06-17-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Curious
Re: Being in this Cult is one of the Worst things that Happened in my Life!

.... and this is the ultimate purpose of this forum and all the work and time put into it by this wonderful bunch of ex-LCers. To reach out in healing and truth to the suffering and those in deep...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 06-15-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 27,815
Posted By Curious
Re: YouTube Channel Discusses the Local Church

I am buying! only its free so I don't pay money!!

One thing I've thought about for a long time but not said....when you list famous actors who grew up in cults, on one of your episodes, they...
Forum: Orthopraxy - Christian Practice 06-14-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 904
Posted By Curious
Re: It's about life

Another very particular and defining feature of WL's writings is all the repetition of sentance that convey a theme. In one and a half A4 sheets of printout handed to me for a study for an evening's...
Forum: To God Be The Glory! 06-10-2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 165,423
Posted By Curious
Re: Praise/Worship Songs! Turn Up Your Speakers!

Hillsongs, 'A hundred billion X' also named 'So Will I'

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=RDGiu1x8BySSA&feature=share&playnext=1
Forum: Orthopraxy - Christian Practice 06-09-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 904
Posted By Curious
Re: It's about life

Any deception to be effective, needs to come alongside and parallel a truth then take that truth into an opposite direction. That is how deception works, it has to be clever or it wouldn't work on...
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 06-08-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,881
Posted By Curious
Re: Responsibility Of Christians In Responding To Aberrant/Abusive Groups

(Please forgive me, untohim. I wrote all this before I saw that you have redirected us. I hope you will allow me to give a quick explanation to Ohio, who i feel deserves an explanation from me on...
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 06-08-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,881
Posted By Curious
Re: Responsibility Of Christians In Responding To Aberrant/Abusive Groups

Dear students of life. Put on your lab coats, pull out your clipboards and pens and checklists. Put on your magnification spectacles. What we are observing here through Indiana' testimony is some...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 06-07-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 27,815
Posted By Curious
Re: YouTube Channel Discusses the Local Church

Its like a computer game. You go in, achieve the level... gather the items or achieve the goals, in this case, gain the wisdom, see through the cracks and the deceptions, then, the system itself...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 06-07-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 27,815
Posted By Curious
Re: YouTube Channel Discusses the Local Church

Ahhh, I see, I finally get it. When the LC quarantines a person, they are actually quarantining, or shunning, THEMSELVES from that person. Not the obvious way around.

THEY have backed gross...
Forum: Various Living Stream Ministry Publications 06-04-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,268
Posted By Curious
Re: Quote from today's Witness/Watchman Wednesday

For myself, I didn't realise that when the Lords prayer says, 'deliver us from evil' it really meant, 'steep us in evil till we've learnt our lessons!'

There are some things we cannot change,...
Forum: Orthodoxy - Christian Teaching 05-28-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,754
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: 1,754
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: 58
Views: 1,881
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: 495
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: 89
Views: 2,070
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: 5,181
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: 5,181
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: 96
Views: 3,208
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: 2,659
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...
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