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It is not hard to find the Bible repeatedly warning us about, “self deception”; And our flesh is so deceitful and desperately wicked, that we can and are often self deceived, even when we are “trying to do right”. It happens all the time. Our only hope for deliverance from self deception is Hebrews 4:12.
Well one of the chief ways that this happens with IFB’s, is in the are of “standards”. I once asked a missionary to define “legalism” for me. His response was, “A legalist is someone who has more standards than I do.” His answer demonstrates just how dangerous standards can be.
Some of you, may not know the kinds of DANGERS, I am talking about. But here is a big one. “When a Christian starts lifting up standards, to guide his behavior, he stops listening to the Holy Spirit!” In reality, the LORD wants us to be “led by the Spirit”, every waking moment of the day. But when we start following standards(our own or someone elses), than we allow those STANDARDS, to overrule the Spirit’s leadership.
It is also a waste of time, to try and nail someone down to using strictly “Biblical standards”; Because “all standards” are man-made, because they are all based upon our present interpretation of what the Bible says. This is true, unless you want to call those things that we are dogmatic about, “standards”. Things like "the infallibility of God’s Word", should not be called a “standard”, because man’s opinion, has NOTHING to do with it.
Today many have no conception of Hell, Sheol in the Hebrew, or Hades , Tartarus, and Gehenna in the Greek language. It is a literal place where men are in the process of dying but never succumbing to death, subjected to incessant agony and physical torment. Churches need to unapologetically preach the clear truth about Hell. Christians need to be able to witness about Heaven to others, and plainly delineating about the horror of an authentic place called Hell. All men must come to terms with an actual place called Hell and the hope of eternity with Christ.
The book of Revelation tells us “He has the keys to Hell and death.” Life and death are in the power of His nail torn hands because His sacrificial death for our sins on the cross took away the power of death, giving us the gift of salvation and eternal life.
The following verse proves His deity over time; past, present and future, He is not bound or limited by time as man is. This verse plainly declares there is a literal heaven and likewise, or opposite, a literal hell.
I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death. (Revelation 1:18)
Hell has been described as being a place that:
· Man will have a memory that will NEVER fail.
· It is a place that EVERY request will be denied.
· It is a place of HATRED.
· It is a place located DOWNWARD, NOT UPWARDS towards eternity
· A place of Outer DARKNESS
· A PRISON in chains
· It is a place of UNQUENCHABLE THIRST, a thirst for spiritual things of Christ that can never be
· It is a place of ever LONGING.
· It is a place of FIRE that is NEVER extinguished.
· A place where the worm DIETH NOT, sinners never die.
· A place of EVERLASTING DESTRUCTION.
· A place of NO REST day and night.
· A place of TORMENT day and night for eternity.
I ask this for your opinions, thoughts, and insights.
I sometimes post on another board and (hopefully its ok) I would like to link a thread that is going on over there. NOT so that we can all march over there and say "huzzah! you're wrong!" but rather I would like to have this discussion on here. I will probably be starting another thread I would like to get some more opinions on that is in tandem to this thread but worthy of a secondary set of thought patterns.
Without futher ado this is the link:
So the thread there is pretty simple:
Apparently DBS is "Fractured" due to Riplingers divorces (although Dean burgeon has been a TR-Only group not KJVO group but anyway)
Ruckman has passed away
Steven Anderson is a menace (which I don't disagree with)
Do you see the KJB issue still in full force or not?
Let's start this thread to pray for each other on the Lord's Day. When reading this thread, pray for the church and pastor.
What church are you attending this week, and what's the pastor's name?
I'll be at Highpoint Baptist Church, and the pastors name is Matt Souza (me 🙂 ).
Here's just a few heretical "quotes" that I've seen on the signs in front of some of the local Baptist churches in my area...
OR YOU'LL BE LEFT!
THE ONLY THING THAT LASTS FOREVER IS GOD'S LOVE
DIRECTIONS TO HEAVEN:
TURN RIGHT, THEN GO STRAIGHT
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