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-What is salvation?
Salvation is being
saved from something negative that is present or possible. You need
'saving' if you're broke, brokenhearted, brokenminded and depressed, sick,
Salvation is then deliverance
from danger and from the guilt
and from the polluting
power of evil.
2:3 "How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation..."
being safe from enemies.
A.W. Pink says that salvation
is fourfold; a being saved from the penalty, power, presence and most importantly,
the pleasure of sin.
Salvation involves becoming
5:17 "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature. Old
things are passed away, behold, all things are become new."
Each person needs awakening
to the fact they were 'saved' before the foundation of the universe:.2Timothy
1:9. Awakening to that allows them to see the gift of eternal
life they've always had, but in their sleep.(Romans
13:11; Ephesians 5:14),
3:15 "...the longsuffering.(patience).of
our Lord is salvation..."
Salvation encompasses transformation,
that is, one transforms day by day from his ego led life to one of a much
In the patience
of God, He has allowed a definite period of time for the part of His plan
where minds would be opened
to Him and awakened
And as such,
time came for the Gentiles:.Romans
The Great Infinite One first
your mind. Then you are guided
into what you need to start in understanding toward a good overstanding.
Everyone's journey is not the same. God is not
interested in clones.
6:2 ".....now is the accepted time, behold.(take
is the day of salvation."
enter the Kingdom of God began when Christ came.
3:7. Accept what God wants for you. Trust Him in
processing of your salvation. Place yourself in His care by acknowledging
that you now want Him involved in your life or better said, that you want
involvement in His life.
of salvation is important to being in the state of what the Bible
calls being saved.
How long is salvation good
for? Hebrews 6:17-20. Eternal
life is just that,
if you just say 'to hell with it'?
-Should we give thanks for
all things? The bad too?
Weird eh? Why would
inspired by the Creator to be recorded? Well, guess who
controls the evil too?
We can always
be thankful for something, even if it is the
trials that may now be going through our lives:.2Corinthians
4:17 "For our light affliction which is but for a moment works for
us a far more exceeding and eternal weight
of glory." 1Chronicles 16:8
Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among
is there about the Creator's creation and plan not to like and be thankful
for? Well, maybe mosquitos. One would think
that Noah could have left those things out of the ark.
was always thankful to the Father:.Matthew
11:25; John 11:41. The Creator-Father
even allowed Emmanuel's crucifixion. There
magic in being thankful.
Not being thankful provides
an open door for influence by the dark
side. Happy Thanksgiving!
-Should we repent to God
every time we sin?
Why? Ask yourself....why?
What answer did you come up with?
If it was ....'so
that I can always be right with God', then see 'Sin
No Longer Counts' and repentance.
If it was ....."cause
I'm sorry I hurt myself and/or another", then see 'Love'.
persons have an idea of what repentance means. It means so
much more than many of them have been taught it means.
-What does the Bible
tell about gossip?
alone in most beauty shops and hair salons is enough to curl your hair.
Talking about others is not
gossip. Talking about those you love and care about, which should be everyone
who lives, doesn't do any harm:.Romans
13:10. How will anyone you know learn from the good examples of others
if you don't talk about their good? If you really love, you won't hurt
anyone or anyone's reputation. Use the tongue with wisdom.
Gossip is malicious.undermining
of someone whom you do not like and have the wicked heart to defame:.Psalms
50:19,20. This is what some of the ancient
Pharisees, etc. were like in Emmanuel's time that led to his
refrain your tongue?.Refraining
the tongue is a sign of maturity.
The Bible has much
to say regarding
what comes out
of one's mouth:.Matthew
12:34; 1Timothy 5:13,14;
4:27; Psalms 15:3; 41:6;
10:11; 2Corinthians 12:20;
Gossip comes from pride.(Psalms
man's inherent nature
to be better than others by either 'lording it over' others or putting
them down in some way, as compared to God's
nature in us that has a compassionate,
forgiving and loving
2:3-5; 1Thessalonians 5:13;
See also conversational
hints and 'watching what
-I checked in a concordance
listing all the words in the Bible but did not find any word about
Christmas and checked Easter, finding only one reference.
You are correct.
The word Christmas does not occur in the Bible, nor Lent,
nor Valentine's Day. And, Easter time with its Good Friday has its problems
too, as you'll see on the following page when you click to go there at
the continuing part of the answer at the bottom here.
In the Old Testament some
verses talk about the various customs regarding Christmas that were pagan
Should we keep it?
would. Today it's mostly a time like Thanksgiving Day, which is even
a bigger holiday than Christmas in many countries including the United
States of America and almost as big in Canada.
However, Paul also said,
that in addition to giving offense to no one.(1Corinthians
10:32), as one grows along the
of the better way of higher consciousness living, allow yourself to
leave behind all the kiddie
things, like the rabbits and eggs of Easter and the stange customs
of Christmas. Paul says to lay off such things of physicality
and head into the things
of the spirit.
About the green tree many
people bring into the house at Christmas:.2Chronicles
28:3,4; Jeremiah 10:1-5.
birth of Emmanuel. The nice story
of the Candy Cane.
Christ's holy nature or presence,
is not in any special day but
us, making us special:.1Peter
4:9,10 "But now, after that you have known God or rather are known
of God, how turn you again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto
you desire again to be in bondage? You observe days and months and times