Review: North Boulevard Church of Christ What We Believe

INFILTRATES
INTIMIDATES
CONFISCATES
LEGISLATES
DOMINATES

In Machiavelli's famous "The Prince", he wrote: "It ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success,
        than to take the lead in the
introduction of a new order [DAY]of things.
        Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new.

This coolness arises partly from the fear of the opponents, who have the LAWS on their side, and partly from the incredulity of men, who do not readily believe in new things until they have had a long experience of them." He was right!

It was necessary that Cyrus should find the Persians discontented with the government of the Medes, and the Medes soft and effeminate through their long peace. Theseus could not have shown his ability had he not found the Athenians dispersed. These opportunities, therefore, made those men fortunate, and their high ability enabled them to recognize the opportunity whereby their country was ennobled and made famous

"Those who by valorous ways become, like these men, acquire a principality with difficulty, but they it with ease (Those who recognize the opportunity KAIROS)

"The difficulties they have in acquiring it arise in part from the NEW rules and methods which they are forced to introduce to establish their government and its security.

Heredotus notes of the advice to Cyrus about a Second Incarnation for the UTTERLY DEFEATED:

"Grant, then, forgiveness to the Lydians, and to make sure of their never rebelling against thee, or alarming thee more,
send and
forbid them to keep any weapons of war, command them to wear tunics under their cloaks, and to put buskins upon their legs,
and make them
bring up their sons to cithern-playing (Kitharizein), singing (psallein), and shop-keeping (Hucksterism).
So wilt thou soon see them
become women instead of men,
and there will be no more fear of their revolting from thee."

Rubel Shelly: If your company is experiencing an extended decline,
        somebody is going to have to think
outside the box
        and challenge the
institutional group-think that says, "
                But we've always done it this way." A
                and the same thing is true about your family, church, or personal well-being.

If things haven't been going well for some time now,

somebody must undertake the difficult -- but critical and life-saving task -- of putting some new ideas on the table.
Opening windows to
fresh breezes. Getting creative.

The irony is that many entities sincerely

believe they are preserving their integrity by resisting change,
but they are actually committing suicide.


The Madison Church of Christ Vision 2000 and the Timeline and CREED

See Signs of Cults

National Shepherding Movement - Discipleship Movement - Promise Keepers Warning:

Feminists Theology of Abilene Christian University in

Other Signs of Cults

NACC.Transitioning.Jeff.Walling.to.Instrumental.html
Jeff Walling was called in to assist North Boulevard. He smirks when asked hot to RePurpose a Church of Christ.

Jeff Walling The Christian Church Today FED by Pepperdine.
Jeremiah 6 and the Old Paths MARKING those who get you to INVEST and then claim to Cast A Vision telling you that "we always had a secret agenda."

Christian.Standard.Interview.With.Rich.Atchley

The.Christian.Standard.and.Instrumental.Music.in.Worship

A hundred years ago the Women working for The Christian Standard vowed to "Take Tennessee for the organ and society party within five years."  They never get up.  Shame on anyone who conspires against their own group.

Sectarian.Instrumental.Music.Worship.Timeline

The Well-documented plan to Infiltrate and Divert your congregation is to spread hatred against your godly ancestors.

The elders and "leader" makes the following accusations intending, as they boast, to infiltrate and divert your congregation to their own wicked purposes.

Rubel Shelly The Machiavelli FAX of Life Resisting Chang WHY BOILING YOU FROGS TAKE SO LONG
Lynn Anderson Neo-Pagan views in the church: Change Agents Methods, Mind Control, Zoe Group and Witchcraft
Rubel Shelly Re-Visioning the Church with new "peep stones.""
Mormons use John Mark Hicks to support God as "three separate centers of consciousness"

Niccolo Machiavelli
Statesman and Political Philosopher
 
1469 - 1527
 
No enterprise is more likely to succeed
than one concealed from the enemy
until it is ripe for execution.
INTIMIDATE If your congregation is this evil YOU will not dare "question God's anointed/"

David Young assaults those who feed him by claiming that "we" are all of the OTHER churches of Christ are:

  1. Legalistic 2 times:
  2. Just our Tradition or Traditional 20 Times.
           
    [This is a lie: vocal and instrumental rejoicing was outlawed for the Church of Christ in the Wilderness.
  3. Style or Styles  of WORSHIP 16 Times
    Jesus said that the kingdom does not come with religious observations: the School of Christ is the antithesis of the always-pagan worship rituals.  Jesus named self-speakers, singers and instrument players hypocrites.
  4. Method or Methods 9 Times [Elders as THE pastor-teachers are commanded to TEACH that which HAS BEEN TAUGHT.
  5. Customs 2 [Not using instruments is a Direct Command known by all bible students]
  6. A NEW Language 7 Times [They claim that the Bible is to be interpreted by a NEW REVELATIONS: the 20/20 vision CASTING is a witchcraft or sorcery word]
  7. Just our Heritage 2 [That's a lie]
  8. Freedom 22 Times--is something WE OFFER YOU. [Christ freed us from laded burden and burden laders: performance musicians a a TAX not in time of war.
  9. Just our Opinions 11 Times [That's a lie]
  10. Pharisee 2 [Jesus called preachers for hire, singers and instrument players PHARISEES]
  11. Continuity with the Past 2 [He means WE will OFFER both vocal and instrumental]
  12. Judgment 8 [Judgment is the Purpose Driven Cults Infiltrate and Divert your newly financed property]
  13. Not using INSTRUMENTS HINDERS the Work of God
  14. Because this is DISCORDING WE will move slowly. [Frogs might jump out of the Collection plate vat]

CONFISCATES: The The.Ekklesia.A.Church.of.Christ  And Contradicts the words of Christ.

LEGISLATE BY IMPOSING A POST-BIBLICAL "PATTERN" WITH MORE "PIECES" AND MONEY


THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH CREED: They reject the Word, Logos, Regulative principle outlaws any personal opinions, personal experiences, rhetoric, singing, playing instruments, acting or Tithes and Offerings.

Church Creed: Scriptures

We believe in the God of the Scriptures, a just and loving God who LIVES in the PERSONS of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. God created all things and He loves His creation. God wants everyone to be in a relationship with Him.

Jesus through Paul wants BOTH Male and female to be SILENT so that WE might ALL come to a knowledge of THE TRUTH. This is the Word, Logos or Regulative Principle which FORBIDS anything beyond READING or SPEAK "that which is WRITTEN for our LEARNING. You cannot be a Christian, Disciple or STUDENT of the World unless Jesus accepts you as HIS student when you REQUEST that He give you A holy spirit or A good conscience, consciousness or a CO-perception of THE TRUTH.

That was to MARK anyone you makes any claim made by human opinion, PRIVATE PRIVATE INTERPRETATION which is FURTHER EXPOUNDING.  If David Young had been able to READ the Word he might have been allowed to know that:

1Tim. 2:5 For there is one God,
        and one mediator between God and men,
        the MAN Christ Jesus;


IGNORANCE because the Scripture is filled with the MAN Jesus listening to or praying to THE ONE GOD THE FATHER.
BLASPHEMY because Jesus told the Jewish Clergy that He claimed to be the SON of God with no power of His own.
ANTICHRIST because inspiration says that Jesus the Christ CAME IN THE flesh and not GOD.

Leonard Allen and the LU Theology says that GOD came in the FLESH.


2Cor. 4:4 In whom the god of this world [messianic age]
        hath blinded the minds of them which believe not,  [Apistos]
        lest the LIGHT of the glorious gospel of CHRIST,
        who is the IMAGE of God, should shine unto them
B or Believe Not contradicts Jesus "He that Believes AND is baptized SHALL BE saved."
The FORM of God is not God but His IMAGE.

Umāgo , a representation, likeness (usu. of a person), statue, bust, picture
A.  In gen., an image or likeness of a thing formed in the mind, a conception, thought, imagination, idea:
eikōn , metaph., living image, representation, “ei. zōsa tou Dios

Phil. 2:6 Who, being in the FORM of God, thought it not robbery to be equal [(through the idea of seeming); similar (in amount and kind)] with God:  6 hos en morphē theou huparkhōn oukh harpagmon hēgēsato to einai isa theō,

Paul did not say that Jesus WAS GOD from all eternity past: Godhead means "divine nature" and not being filled with the infinite Almighty.

Forma  contour, figure, shape, appearance (In poet. circumlocution with gen.: astra tenent caeleste solum formaeque deorum, the forms of gods, for gods, Ov. M. 1, 73: “formae ferarum,id. ib. 2, 78: “ursi ac formae magnorum luporum,Verg. A. 7, 18: “formae ingentis leo,
2. An outline, plan, design (of an architect, etc.): “cum formam videro, quale aedificium futurum sit, scire possum,Cic. Fam. 2, 8, 1:
3. A model after which any thing is made, a pattern, stamp, last (of a shoemaker),
4. A mould which gives form to something:
Jesus was neither LORD nor CHRIST until after He became the First Begotten from the Dead.

Rom. 14:9 For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived,
        THAT he might be Lord both of the dead and living.
BLASPHEMERS: We believe that Jesus Christ is God who became human to save us from our sins.
Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore unto yourselves,
        and to all the flock, over the which 
        the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers,
        to feed the church of God,
        which he hath purchased with his own blood.

OR The blood of His OWN.

Eph. 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off
        are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

Eph. 4:7 But unto every one of us is given grace
        according to the measure of the GIFT OF CHRIST

JESUS SAID THAT THOSE WHO SPEAK ON THEIR OWN ARE THE SONS OF THE DEVIL.

Heb. 9:13 For if the blood of bulls and of goats,
and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean,
 
       sanctifieth [Made Holy] to the purifying of the flesh
1Pet. 3:21 The like figure whereunto
         even baptism doth also now save us

not the putting away of the filth of the flesh,
Heb. 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ,
who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God,
       
purge
your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
Baptism Saves:

but the answer of a good conscience toward God,)
906. perotema, inquiry 905 eperotao Ask, see, demand, desire
by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:


Heb. 9:23 It was therefore necessary that the patterns
        of things in the heavens should be purified with these;
        but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
Heb. 9:24 For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands,        
         which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself,
        now to appear in the presence of God for us:
Heb. 9:25 Nor yet that he should offer himself often,
        as the high priest entereth into the holy place every year with blood of others;
Heb. 9:28 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many;
        and unto them that look for him shall
        he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.
ALL HUMAN MEDIATORS IN SERMON AND SONG ARE SILENCED SO THAT WE CAN LEARN THE WORD:

1Tim. 2:5 For there is one God,
        and one mediator between God and men,
        the MAN Christ Jesus;


Leonard Allen and the LU Theology says that GOD came in the FLESH.
1John 2:22 Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is THE CHRIST?
        He is ANTICHRIST, that denieth the FATHER and the SON.
2John 7 For many deceivers are entered into the world,
        who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the FLESH.
        This is a deceiver and an antichrist.
The ancient and modern Pharisees claimed that Jesus made Himself God.
Jesus said you BLASPHEME because I always claimed to be the SON of God.
In the original rejection of pagan trinities, Theophilus and Tertullian said that the WORD of God is His SON.

1Tim. 2:5 For there is ONE GOD
        and one mediator between God and men,
        the MAN Christ Jesus
Demanding SPEAKING the WORD in UNISON.
Rom. 15:6 That ye may with one mind and one mouth
        glorify GOD [Theos]
        even the Father
        of our Lord [Kurios] Jesus Christ

1Cor. 8:5 For though there be that are called gods,
        whether in heaven or in earth,
        as there be gods many, and lords many,)

1Cor. 8:6
 But to US there is but ONE GOD, the Father, [Jesus was a MAN and not THE GOD]
         OF whom are all things, and we in him;
and ONE LORD Jesus Christ,
          BY whom are all things, and we by him.
John 12:50 And I know that his commandment is life everlasting:
        whatsoever I SPEAK therefore,
        even as the FATHER said unto me, so I
SPEAK.
Acts 3:22 For Moses truly said unto the fathers,
        A PROPHET shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren,
        like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you.
Acts 7:37 This is that Moses, which said unto the children of Israel,
        A PROPHET shall the Lord your God raise up unto you
        OF YOUR BRETHREN, like unto me; him shall ye hear. 
BLASPHEMERS:   We believe that Jesus Christ is God who became human to save us from our sins.  
John 10:24 Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him,
        How long dost thou make us to doubt?
        If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly. [God-Anointed: not a god word]
John 10:25 Jesus answered them,
        I told you, and ye believed not:
        the WORKS that I do in my Father’s name,
        they bear witness of me.
John 10:26 But ye believe not,
        because ye are NOT of my sheep, as I said unto you.
John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:

Acts 2:41 Then they that gladly received his WORD were BAPTIZED:
        and the same day there were added unto them [Church of Christ] about three thousand souls

John 10:28 And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish,
        neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.
Col. 1:9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you,
        And to desire that ye might be FILLED with the knowledge of his will
        In all wisdom and SPIRITUAL UNDERSTAND;

Col. 1:12 Giving thanks unto the FATHER,
        which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:
Col. 1:13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness,
         and hath TRANSLATED us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

Heb. 12:23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn,  [Church of Christ]
        which are written in heaven,
        and to God the Judge of all,
        and to the SPIRITS of just men made PERFECT,
John 10:29 MY FATHER [the only God] which GAVE them me,
        is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them
        out of my Father’s hand.

John 10:30 I and my Father are one.

UNUM 1. Adverbial expressions.
a. Ad unum, all together, unanimously, to a man, without exception:
b. In unum, into one, to one place, together:
2. Of that which is common to several persons or things, one and the same.
with one voice, all together, unanimously:
 
unius modi,id. Univ. 7.—Esp., uno ore, with one voice, all together, unanimousl

John 10:31 Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.
John 10:32 Jesus answered them,
        Many good works have I shewed you FROM MY FATHER
        for which of those works do ye stone me?
John 10:33 The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not;
        but for BLASPHEMY and because that thou,
        BEING A MAN, makest thyself God.

Elohim is a generic GOD.  A ruler or authority is an ELOHIM.  However, Jehovah [YHWH] is the only Almighty God [Elohim]

John 10:34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?
John 10:35 If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken;
The rulers were ignorant because they didn't hear the Scriptures READ in the Synagogue.  Therefore, they didn't and still cant grasp the insult.
Psa. 82:6 I have said, Ye are gods; [Elohim not YHWHand all of you are children of the most High.
Psa. 82:7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.

John 10:36 Say ye of him,
        whom the Father hath SANCTIFIED, [accepted as a Son AFTER He was baptized]
        and sent into the world,
        Thou BLASPHEMEST; because I said, I am the THE SON OF GOD?

God did not become a man.   Jesus said that God is SPIRIT which does not have Flesh and Blood as you see ME HAVE.

Num. 23:19 God is NOT A MAN, that he should lie;
        neither the SON OF MAN that he should repent:
hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

John 10:37 If I do not the WORKS of my FATHER, believe me not.
John 10:38 But if I do, though ye believe not me,
        BELIEVE the works: that ye may know, and believe,
        that the Father is IN me, and I in him.

g1722. e en, en; a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537) [not inside of]

Church Creed:
The Holy Spirit

We believe that the Holy Spirit is God who PERSONALLY dwells in believers
         for the sake of transforming us into Jesus’ likeness.

Scripture is always the Spirit OF God.  Of is a preposition.  Spirit is almost always consistent with the definition.  The spirit of ANGER is not another person.

When you despise the WORD God sends you strong delusions and you just cannot read BLACK text on BROWN PAPER.


Luke 11:52 Woe unto you, lawyers!
        for ye have taken away the key of knowledge:
                ye entered not in yourselves,
                and them that were entering in ye hindered.

Jesus called the Scribes and Pharisees (writers and preachers of their own sermons), pharisees: In Isaiah 29 and Ezekiel 33 they are performance preachers for hire, singers and instrument players. THESE are always the mark of those who will NOT teach that which is written.

They boast that they have a right to CONFISCATE your property "cause we gonna save more souls.  They always say that they are guided by a Spirit. Apollyon is the SPIRITUS of the singers and instrument players: LOCUSTS or Muses.

Angels are SPIRITS but no PERSON or God has been named SPIRIT which could mean windy or flatulence.
   
KAIROS
is the demon or spirit son of Zeus.  Jesus defined SPIRIT as a STATE in contrast to Flesh and Bones.
SPIRITUS in Latin is used of Apollon who is the leader of the Locusts or Muses.  His musical worship team were filthy prostitutes and knew how to tell the truth or tell a lie in order to TURN A TRICK

John 14:15 IF ye love me, keep MY commandments.
John 14:16 And I will pray the Father,
        and HE shall give you another Comforter,  [PARACLETE]
                [Jesus in a different STATE as Holy Spirit]

        that he may abide with you for ever;

John 14:18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

Jesus received the PROMISE of the Holy Spirit which means the OFFICE or WORK IN the STATE of holy or wholly Spirit.  It was Jesus in this state Who guided Paul and not "another" god.  As. promised, Jesus returned to the Upper Room and Poured Out what you see and hear. SPIRIT produces WORDS but not to modern preachers.
1John 2:1 My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not.
        And if any man sin, we have an advocate 
[PARACLETE] with the Father,
        Jesus Christ the righteous:

Timothy silences both male and female as mediators in song or sermon:
1Tim. 2:5 For there is ONE GOD,
        and one mediator [reconciler, intercessor]]
        between God and men,
        THE MAN Christ Jesus;

1John 2:2 And JESUS is the propitiation for our sins:
        and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
1John 2:3 And hereby we do know that we know
         him, IF we keep his commandments.
1John 2:4 He that saith, I know him,
        and keepeth not his commandments,
        is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
1John 2:5 But whoso keepeth his WORD, [Logos,
         in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him.
1John 2:6 He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
NOT A SPIRIT GOD PERSON.  Spirit means "mental disposition."  OF is a preposition so Jesus in the flesh Was the visible-audible Spirit, Word, Light

John 14:17 Even the SPIRIT OF truth;
        whom the WORLD cannot receive,
                because it SEETH him not,
                neither KNOWETH him:
        but ye know him;
                for he DWELLETH with you,    [When Jesus spoke His WORDS were SPIRIT]
                AND SHALL BE IN YOU .

God put His WORDS into the MOUTH of A Moses, the Prophets and LASTLY into the Mouth of Jesus. SPIRIT is always figurative or a parable word to explain.  Jesus said that HE was the SPIRIT OF TRUTH.  God's WORD or SPIRIT is without MEASURE which is METRON or Musical Meter.
Num. 23:19 God is NOT A MAN , that he should lie; neither the SON OF MAN  that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

John 6:62 What and if ye shall see the SON OF MAN [visible-aubible Word, Spirit, Light]
        ascend up where he was before?

John 6:63 It is the SPIRIT that quickeneth;
        the flesh profiteth nothing:
        the WORDS that I SPEAK unto you,
        they are
SPIRIT, and they are LIFE. 
We believe that the Spirit  
       
empowers us to be like Christ,
        supplies US with spiritual gifts,
        and LEADS us in the WILL OF GOD

Phil. 1:18 What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in TRUTH,
        Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
Phil. 1:19 For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer,
        and the supply of the SPIRIT OF Jesus Christ,


1Cor. 2:9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard,
         neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
1Cor. 2:10 But God hath REVEALED them unto us by HIS SPIRIT:
         for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.
1Cor. 2:11
For what man KNOWETH the things of a man,
        save the spirit of man which is in him?
even so the things of God knoweth no man,
        but the Spirit of God.
1Cor. 2:12 Now we have received,
        not the spirit of the world,
        but the SPIRIT which is of God;
         that we might KNOW
         the things that are freely given to us of God. [A Good conscience or A holy spirit AFTER bap;tism]
1Cor. 2:13 Which things also we speak,
        not in the words which man’s WISDOM teacheth,
        but which the Holy SPIRIT teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

p. 74 Logos is incommunicable to itself--as its referential instability precludes stable meaning. Plato accounts for this instability by suggesting
        this is the result of willfully deceitful and manipulative rhetors
        who use language to lead audiences away from the truth.
        Plato theorizes that sophists uses of language
        have the purpose of flattering and deceiving hearers
        and obfuscating the truth,

Sophis-tēs , master of one's craft, adept, expert, of diviners, musicians, “sophistēs . . parapaiōn khelun” with modal words added, “hoi s. tōn hierōn melōn
Melody in a Holy Place Sophist, i.e. one who gave lessons in grammar, rhetoric, politics, mathematics, for money Apollōnidē sophistē 

KAIROS is the demon or spirit of ZEUS.  Kairos is "the right time to mount an attack." All prophecy pointed to around the year 2,000.

As the usual ANTITHESIS God Who IS holy or wholly Spirit as a STATE uses words which CANNOT speak of a person or a god.
SPIRIT is figurative or a PARABLE intended to HIDE from the Wise, Sophists as Speakers, Singers, Instrument players or Actors.

In ALL of the Scripture the only God the Father puts His WORDS directly into the MOUTH of A Moses, the Prophets who defined the Church of Christ and LAST OF ALL into the mouth of the MAN Jesus of nazareth.
SPIRIT in Hebrew. Holy just means WHOLLY with no flesh, bones, or blood.
SPIRIT in Greek.  Spirit can never define a PERSON but only the Mental Disposition or MIND OF That person
H7306 rûach roo'-akh  A primitive root;
        properly to blow, that is, BREATHE;
        only (literally) to smell or
        (by implication perceive
        (figuratively to anticipate, enjoy):—
        accept, smell, X touch,
        make OF quick understanding.

nephesh From H5314 ; properly a BREATHING creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental): MIND
G5594 psuchō psoo'-kho A primary verb; to BREATHE (voluntarily but gently; thus differing on the one hand from G4154 , which denotes properly a forcible respiration; and on the other from the base of G109 , which refers properly to an inanimate breeze), that is, (by implication of reduction of temperature by evaporation) to chill (figuratively):—wax cold.

G5590 psuchē psoo-khay' From G5594 ; BREATH, that is, (by implication) spirit, abstractly or concretely (the animal sentient principle only; thus distinguished on the one hand from G4151, which is the rational and immortal soul; and on the other from G2222 , which is mere vitality, even of plants: these terms thus exactly correspond respectively to the Hebrew [ H5315 ], [ H7307 ] and [ H2416 ]:—heart life, mind, soul, + us, + you.
H7307 rûach roo'-akh From H7306 ;
wind;
by resemblance BREATH,
that is, a sensible (or even violent) exhalation;
figuratively life, anger, unsubstantiality;
by extension a region of the sky;
by resemblance spirit,
        but only OF a rational being
                (including its expression and functions
):—
air, anger, blast, BREATHE, X cool, courage, mind,
tempest, X vain, ([whirl-]) wind (-y).
G4151 pneuma pnyoo'-mah From G4154 ;
        a current of air,
       that is, BREATH (blast) or a breeze;
        by analogy or figuratively a spirit,
                that is, (human) the rational soul,
       
(by implication) vital principle,
       mental disposition
,
        or (superhuman) an angel, daemon, or   
        (divine) God,  [God IS Spirit or Mind]
        Christ’s spirit, the Holy spirit:—ghost, life,
            spirit (-ual, -ually), mind. Compare G5590

G4154 pneō pneh'-o  A primary word; to BREATHE hard,
        that is, breeze:—blow. Compare G5594
The Spirit OF Christ BREATHED or INSpirited the Prophets

The Prophets radically repudiated the Civil-Military-Clergy complex as robbers and Parasites (PARASITE defines religious instrument noise makers such as Miriam and the Levites. And those who do NOT speak that which HAS been taught.

Christ in the prophets warned about the mercinary prophets who stole words from workshops and told lies.
God made Jesus TO BE both Lord and Christ so that He said My WORDS are SPIRIT. He made the prophecies more certain and the inspired writers left us a memory or THEIR PART.

Peter said this eye-- and ear-- witnessed record is NOT subject to private interpretation or further expounding.

Peter said that the MARK of a false teacher is one who does not speak that which is written for our LEARNING.


We believe that the Spirit  
        EMPOWERS
us to be like Christ,
        supplies US with spiritual gifts,
        and LEADS us in the WILL OF GOD


YOU DON'T NEED TO READ CALVIN TO BE A CALVINIST.
The Word IS Spirit so that SPIRIT comes along with the WORD.

1. The temper and error of the Libertines, who take to themselves the name of spiritual, briefly described. Their refutation.

(a). The Apostles and all true Christians have embraced the written Word. This confirmed by a passage in Isaiah; also by the example and words of Paul.
(b). The
Spirit OF Christ seals the doctrine of the written Word on the minds of the godly.

(2) Refutation continued.

a) The impositions of Satan cannot be detected without the aid of the written Word. First Objection. The Answer to it.

3. Second Objection from the words of Paul as to the letter and spirit. The Answer, with an explanation of Paul's meaning. How the Spirit and the written Word are indissolubly connected.

1.The fanatics wrongly appeal to the Holy Spirit

Those who, rejecting Scripture, imagine that they have some peculiar way of penetrating to God, are to be deemed not so much under the influence of error as madness. For certain giddy men have lately appeared, who, while they make a great display of the superiority of the Spirit,

reject all reading of the Scriptures themselves, and deride the simplicity of those who only delight in what they call the dead and deadly letter. But I wish they would tell me what spirit it is whose inspiration raises them to such a sublime height that they dare despise the doctrine of Scripture as mean and childish.

If they answer that it is the Spirit of Christ, their confidence is exceedingly ridiculous;

since they will, I presume, admit that the apostles and other believers in the primitive Church were not illuminated by any other Spirit. None of these thereby learned to despise the word of God, but every one was imbued with greater reverence for it, as their writings most clearly testify.

And, indeed, it had been so foretold by the mouth of Isaiah. For when he says,

"My Spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the Lord, from henceforth and for ever,"

he does not tie down the ancient Church to external doctrine, as he were a mere teacher of elements; he rather shows that,

under the reign of Christ, the true and full felicity of the new Church will consist in their being ruled not less by the Word than by the Spirit of God.

Hence we infer that these miscreants are guilty of fearful sacrilege in tearing asunder what the prophet joins in indissoluble union.

Add to this, that Paul, though carried up even to the third heaven, ceased not to profit by the doctrine of the law and the prophets, while, in like manner, he exhorts Timothy, a teacher of singular excellence, to give attention to reading, (1 Tim. 4: 13.)

This is Paul's unique word for worship in Spirit and in Truth: give attention or give heed. This is the same word in Hebrew used by David when he "worshiped" and sang songs upon his bed and meditated in his heart.

And the eulogium which he pronounces on Scripture well deserves to be remembered, viz., that

"it is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect," (2 Tim. 3: 16.)

What an infatuation of the devil, therefore, to fancy that Scripture, which conducts the sons of God to the final goal, is of transient and temporary use?

Again, I should like those people to tell me whether they have imbibed any other Spirit than that which Christ promised to his disciples. Though their madness is extreme, it will scarcely carry them the length of making this their boast.

But what kind of Spirit did our Saviour promise to send? One who should not speak of himself, (John 16: 13,)

but suggest and instil the truths which he himself had delivered through the word.
Hence the office of the Spirit promised to us, is not to form new and unheard-of revelations, or to coin a new form of doctrine, by which we may be led away from the received doctrine of the gospel, but to seal on our minds the very doctrine which the gospel recommends.
Jesus said that the SPIRIT had been WITH the Apostles and would be IN them.  That is because SPIRIT produces WORDS but not o modern pretend Apostles.
John 6:62 What and if ye shall see the SON OF MAN up where he was before?
John 6:63 It is the SPIRIT that QUICKENETH
        the FLESH profiteth nothing:
        the WORDS that I SPEAK unto you, they are
SPIRIT, and they are life.
Rom. 10:13 For whosoever shall CALL upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Acts 22:16 And now why tarriest thou?
        arise, and
        be baptized, and wash away thy sins,
        calling on the name of the Lord.

Rom. 10:14 How then shall they CALL on him
        in whom they have not BELIEVETH?
        and how shall they BELIEVE in him of whom they have not HEARD?
        and how shall they hear without a preacher?
Rom. 10:15 And how shall they preach, except they be sent?
        as it is written, How beautiful are the FEET
        of them that preach the gospel of peace,
        and BRING glad tidings of good things!
Rom. 10:16 But they have not all OBEYED the gospel.
         For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath BELIEVED our report?
Rom. 10:17 So then faith COMES BY HEARING,
        and hearing by the WORD of God
John 6:63 It is the SPIRIT that quickeneth;
        the flesh profiteth nothing:
        the WORDS that I SPEAK unto you,
        they are
SPIRIT, and they are LIFE
Rom. 16:25 Now to him that is of power to stablish
        you according to my GOSPEL,
        and the preaching of Jesus Christ,
        according to the revelation of the mystery,
        which was kept secret since the world began,
g165 aion Messianic Age
Rom. 16:26 But now is made MANIFEST,
        and by the SCRIPTURES of the PROPHETS,
        according to the commandment of the everlasting God,
        made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:
Rom. 16:27 To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.



We believe we are to be FILLED with the SPIRIT.


All words such as baptize, poured, fell, filled produces WORDS.
rē^-plĕo  “populos sermone,Verg. A. 4, 189: “Pontum rumore,Ov. P. 4, 4, 19: auris   adhibere,to be attentive, to listen to,
eruditione varia repletus est,” INSTRUCTION  : replere aliquem spiritu intellegentiae,
       eloqui UTERANCE ēlŏquĭum  declaration, communication

"Since being filled with the Spirit and letting the Word of Christ dwell within both produce the same results, a spirit-filled Christian is one in whom the Word of Christ dwells. A Spirit-filled Christian is a Christ-conscious Christian. A Spirit-filled Christian is consumed with learning everything he or she can about Jesus and obeying everything that Jesus said. That is what it means to 'let the word of Christ richly dwell within you.' To be filled with the Spirit is to be totally and richly involved in all there is to know about Jesus Christ." (MacArthur, John, Charismatic Chaos, p. 259, Zondervan).

"When we think of filling, we usually picture a container into which something is poured or shoveled until it is full. That is not what Paul had in mind here. Paul was not speaking of being filled up; he had in mind the idea of being filled out through, or permeated by the Holy Spirit's influence.

"We often speak of being filled with anger or filled with joy. We mean that they are totally under the control of those things. That is what Paul had in mind, we are to be utterly controlled by the Holy Spirit." (MacArthur, John, Charismatic Chaos, p. 259, Zondervan).

"'Be filled' (plerosthe) is present imperative, not aorist, and means 'continue to be filled.' It challenges Christians to continue to persevere, in a present reality.'" (Is the Holy Spirit for Me, Harvey Floyd, p. 86)

"In all types of Gnosticism the highest goal of the spiritual life is the obtaining of divine substance for oneself. The Christian faith distinguishes itself from this seemingly devout but actually selfish piety by locating the focus of Christian life not in the accumulating of spirituality or spirit for oneself, but more mundanely, in giving oneself to the neighbor. In Gnosticism the goal of spiritual life is the emptying of oneself in order to be filled with divine substance--it is vertical; in the Christian faith the goal is the emptying of oneself for the human neighbor--it is horizontal. This difference of directions in energy determines the difference in types of evidence. Special 'spiritual experience' (gnosis 'puffs up,' but Christian love 'builds up' (1 Cor. 8:1b)." (Bruner, p. 275)


Eph. 5:17 Wherefore be ye not unwise,
       
BUT understanding what the WILL OF THE LORD IS
Eph. 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess;
        BUT be FILLED with the SPIRIT;
Eph. 5:19 [
BUT] SPEAKING to yourselves
        in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,
[BUT] singing and making melody IN your heart to the Lord;
Col. 3:16 Let the WORD OF CHRIST DWELL in you richly in all wisdom;
        TEACHING and admonishing ONE another i
        in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,
       
[BUT] singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
Col. 3:17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed,
        do all in the name of the Lord [Kurios] Jesus,
        giving thanks to God [Theos] and the Father by him.

God the Father is the OF everything but Jesus is the BY.
1Tim. 2:5 For there is ONE GOD,
        and one mediator between God and men,
        the MAN Christ Jesus;

ALL PUBLIC SPEAKING IS DEFINED BY DIRECT COMMANDS.

1Pet. 4:11 If any man SPEAK,
         let him speak as the ORACLE of God;
         if any man minister [Deacon], let him do it as of the ability which God giveth:
                 that God in all things may be glorified THROUGH Jesus Christ,
                 to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.


PAGAN 
oracles  oracle is a person or agency considered to provide wise and insightful counsel or prophetic predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods. As such it is a form of divination.

The most important oracles of Greek antiquity were Pythia (priestess to Apollo at Delphi), and the oracle of Dione and Zeus at Dodona in Epirus. Other oracles of Apollo were located at Didyma and Mallus on the coast of Anatolia, at Corinth and Bassae in the Peloponnese, and at the islands of Delos and Aegina in the Aegean Sea.

The Sibylline Oracles are a collection of oracular utterances written in Greek hexameters ascribed to the Sibyls, prophetesses who uttered divine revelations in frenzied states.

The term logia (Greek: λόγια), plural of logion (Greek: λόγιον), is used variously in ancient writings and modern scholarship in reference to communications of divine origin. In pagan contexts, the principal meaning was "oracles", while Jewish and Christian writings used logia in reference especially to "the divinely inspired Scriptures".

Additionally,
        we are always trusting and relying
        on the presence of the Holy Spirit
.

There is no THE Holy Spirit.  If Holy Spirit was a Third God person it would be an insult to use an article.  Holy Spirit is Divine Mine or Mental Disposition.  God puts His MIND into the MOUTH of A Moses, the Prophets and Lastly Jesus of Nazareth. SPIRIT is a PARABLE to fool the foolish and to help the Lost Sheep avoid spirits as Witches or Sorcerers such as the singer and instrument players in Revelation 18.




Is. 11:1 And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse,
        and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:
Is. 11:2 And the spirit OF the LORD shall rest upon him,
        the spirit of [1] wisdom
        and
[1] understanding, the
        spirit of
[1] counsel
        and
[1] might,
        the spirit of k
[1] nowledge
        and of the
[1] fear of the LORD;
Is. 11:3 And shall make him of
[1] quick understanding in the fear of the LORD:
        and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:
Is. 11:4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
Matt. 12:18 Behold my servant, whom I have chosen;
        my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased:
        I will put my spirit UPON him,
        and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.

Matt. 12:21 And in his name shall the Gentiles TRUST

Eph. 1:12 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.
Phil. 2:19 But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timotheus shortly unto you,
        that I also may be of good comfort, when I know your state.
Phil. 2:24 But I trust in the Lord that I also myself shall come shortly.
1Tim. 4:10 For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach,
        because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.
Heb. 2:13 And again, I will put my trust in him. And again, Behold I and the children which God has given me.

John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
John 10:28 And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish,
        neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

God put His SPIRIT into WORDS which were left by men like Peter for OUR memory.  A written document claiming to be a revelation was always written. That was the only way for people like sorcerers who Cast Visions and think that their own imagination is a god.

Arnobius, Heresies IV May it not happen, may it not come to pass, although you craftily conceal it, that the one should take the other's place, deluding, mocking, deceiving, and presenting the appearance of the deity invoked?

If the magi, who ares much akin to soothsayers [Levites], relate that, in their incantations, pretended gods steal in frequently instead of those invoked;  that some of these, moreover, are spirits of grosser substance, who pretend that they are gods, and delude the ignorant by their lies and deceit,-  why should we not similarly believe that here, too, others substitute themselves for those who are not, that they may both strengthen your superstitious beliefs, and rejoice that victims are slain in sacrifice to them under names not their own?

33. Your gods, it is recorded, dine on celestial couches, and in golden chambers, drink,
        and are at last soothed by the music of the lyre, and singing .
        You fit them with ears not easily wearied;
        and do not think it unseemly to assign to the gods
        the pleasures by which earthly bodies are supported,
        and which are sought after by ears enervated by the frivolity of an unmanly spirit.

"Nay, rather, to speak out more truly, the augurs, the dream interpreters, the soothsayers, the prophets, and the priestlings, ever vain, have devised these fables;

for they, fearing that their own arts be brought to nought,
and that they may
extort but scanty contributions from the devotees, now few and infrequent,
whenever they have
found you to be willing
       
that their craft should come into disrepute,
        cry aloud, the Gods are neglected,
        and in the temples there is now a very thin attendance.

For ceremonies are exposed to derision,
        and the time-honoured rites of institutions once sacred
        have sunk before the superstitions of new religions.

And men--a senseless race--being unable, from their inborn blindness, to see even that which is placed in open light,

dare to assert in their frenzy what you in your sane mind do not blush to believes." (Arnobius, Against the Heathen, Ante-Nicene Fathers, VI, p. 418).


Church Creed: The Scriptures
We believe that the sixty-six books of the Bible are inspired of God, infallible, and perfect. We believe that God expects us to be obedient to the Scriptures, and that He will bless us when we obey Scriptures, even if popular culture might contradict Scripture.

JESUS DEFINED HOLY SCRIPTURE as the Prophets and other prophecies CONCERNING ME.  David was not inspired.

Acts 1:16 Men and brethren,
        this scripture must needs have been fulfilled,
        which the Holy SPIRIT by the MOUTH of David spake before concerning
        udas, which was guide to them that took Jesus.
Rom. 1:2 (Which he had promised afore by his PROPHETS in the holy SCRIPTURES,)
2Tim. 3:15 And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures,
        which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

THE ASSEMBLY OF CHRIST IS DEFINED INCLUSIVELY AND EXCLUSIVELY IN THE PROPHETS.

2Pet. 1:3 According as his divine power hath given unto us
        all things that pertain unto life and godliness,
        through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:
2Pet. 1:4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises:
        that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature,
         having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
2Pet. 1:12 Wherefore I will not be negligent
        to put you always in remembrance of these things,
        though ye know them, and be established in the present truth.
2Pet. 1:13 Yea, I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance;

2Pet. 1:15 Moreover I will endeavour that ye may be able
        after my decease to have these things always in remembrance.
2Pet. 1:16 For we have not followed cunningly devised fables,
        when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ,
        but were eyewitnesses of his majesty.
2Pet. 1:17 For he received from God the Father honour and glory,
        when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory,
        This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
2Pet. 1:18 And this voice which came from heaven we heard,
        when we were with him in the holy mount.
2Pet. 1:19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy;
        whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place,
        until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:
2Pet. 1:20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
2Pet. 1:21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man:
        but holy men of God SPAKE as they were MOVED by the Holy SPIRIT.
2Pet. 2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people,
         even as there shall be false teachers among you,
        who privily shall bring in damnable heresies,
        even denying the Lord that bought them,
        and bring upon themselves swift destruction.


Church Creed:
Sin, Salvation, and Faith

We believe that all humans have sinned and that our sins separate us from God and bring God’s judgment upon us.
        We believe that only God’s Grace can REDEEM us from being lost,
        and that salvation comes to us THROUGH FAITH in Jesus as both Savior and Lord.

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he
        might redeem us from all iniquity,
        and purify unto himself a peculiar people,
        zealous of good works.
Periousi-os especial, peculiar, “laos LXX Ex.19.5,
laos the common men, Opposite their leaders, 2.365, 13.108;
akouete leō hear O people!—the usual way of beginning proclamations at Athens, like our Oyez!
4. in LXX, of the people, as Opposite priests and Levites, 1 Es.5.46; .,


Acts 13:27 For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their RULERS,  because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day,  they have fulfilled them in condemning him

Titus 2:14 Who gave HIMSELF for us,
        THAT he might REDEEM us from all iniquity,

        and PURIFY unto himself a PECULIAR people,
              zealous of good works.
Rom. 6:17 But God be thanked,
         that ye WERE the servants of sin,
         but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine 
         [baptism] which was delivered you.
Rom. 6:18 Being THEN made free from sin,
            ye BECAME the servants of righteousness.

Like the WORD of God, Grace has appeared:

Titus 2:11 For the [1] grace of God that bringeth salvation hath APPEARED to all men
John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

Not all sinners are saved by Grace alone:

Titus 2:12
[2] Teaching us that, 
Acts 2:14 But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye men of Judaea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words:
[3] denying ungodliness and worldly lusts,

Grace, Like Word, just teaches HOW to be saved that
Acts 2:36 Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.
[4] we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Acts 2:37 Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
Titus 2:14
[5] Who GAVE himself for us,
Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them Repent,
[6] that he might REDEEM us from all iniquity, [Lawlesness]
      Lutron REDEEM, Luo lavo , cleanse or wash, bathe,
      lave. 
louô, PURIFY, tina ek tôn hamartiôn  
Col. 1:14 In whom we have redemption through his blood,
and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ
FOR the remission of sins,  
Redemption or Remission happens ONLY after BAPTISM
even the forgiveness of sins:
[7] and PURIFY unto himself a peculiar people,
                zealous of good works.
and ye SHALL receive the gift of A holy spirit
Titus 3:4 But after that the kindness [benignitatem per se gratam]. GRACE as a LIVING BEING
        and love of God
        our Saviour toward man APPEARED,
Titus 3:5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done,
        but according to his mercy he SAVED US,
             BY the WASHING OF regeneration,
             AND renewing of the Holy Ghost;

WASHING: g3067. loutron, loo-tron´; from 3068 [verb; to bathe the whole person]; a bath,), baptism: — washing.

OF REGENERATION:  g3824. paliggenesia, pal-ing-ghen-es-ee´-ah; from 3825 and 1078; (spiritual) rebirth (the state or the act), i.e. (figuratively) spiritual renovation; specially, Messianic restoration: — regeneration.

We are RENEWED to our ORIGINAL STATE before WE made OUR spirit to become UNHOLY
Titus 3:6 Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;
Titus 3:7 That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Mandaeands Sabians Iraq Christians

"Sabian" is a word derived from the Aramaic-Mandic verb "Saba" which means "baptised" or "dyed", "immersed in water". "dMandaeans" is derived from "menda" which means in the mandiac language "knowledge". Thus, "Mandaean Sabians" means those who are baptised and who know the religion of God.

Alexander Campbell Regeneration: Hence it came to pass, that all the ancients (as fully proved in our first Extra on Remission) used the word REGENERATION as synonymous in signification with IMMERSION. In addition to the numerous quotations made in our Essay on Remission, from the creeds and liturgies of Protestant churches,



Neither God nor the Spirit OF Christ needs to be RENEWED g3824. paliggenesi÷a paliggenesia, pal-ing-ghen-es-ee´-ah; from 3825 and 1078; (spiritual) rebirth (the state or the act), i.e. (figuratively) spiritual renovation; regeneration.


1Pet. 1:18 Forasmuch as ye know that
        ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold,
        from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;


Church Creed:
We believe in salvation by GRACE through
FAITH.
        We believe that saving faith demonstrates itself in obedience to the will of God.


Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent,
        AND be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ
        for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Mark 16:15 And he said unto them,
        Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
Mark 16:16 He that believeth AND is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

James 2:24 Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.

Church Creed:
Baptism

We believe that water baptism by immersion serves as the point at which 
        we die to our lost selves, are buried, and are raised to a resurrected life in Christ.
We believe that in baptism sins are washed away through faith and because of grace.
We believe that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord NEEDS to be baptized into Christ Jesus.
Rom. 6:3 Know ye not, that so many of us as
        were baptized into Jesus Christ
        were baptized into his death?

You cannot refuse to be CONFORMED to Death of Jesus Christ and be a Christian!

Rom. 6:4 Therefore we are buried WITH him by baptism into death:
        that LIKE as Christ was RAISED up from the dead by the glory of the Father,
        even so we also should walk in newness of life.
g4916. sunthapto, soon-thap´-to; from 4862 and 2290; to inter in company with, i.e. (figuratively) to assimilate spiritually (to Christ by a sepulture as to sin): — bury with.

Raised g1453 egeiro waken, rise again

Col. 2:12 Buried with him in baptism,
        wherein also ye are risen with him through
         THE FAITH of the operation of God,
         who hath raised him from the dead.
Rom. 6:5 For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death,
        we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
Rom. 6:6 Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him,
        THAT the BODY of sin might be destroyed,
        
THAT henceforth we should not serve sin.
Rom. 6:7 For he that is dead is freed from sin.
Rom. 6:8 Now if we be dead with Christ,
         we believe that we shall also live with him:
Rom. 6:9 Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more;
         death hath no more dominion over him
Rom. 6:10 For in that he died,
        he died unto sin once:
        but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God

Rom. 6:14 For sin shall not have dominion over you:
        or ye are not under the law,
        but under grace.
Rom. 6:15 What then? shall we sin,
        because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.
Rom. 6:16 Know ye not, that to whom ye YIELD yourselves servants to OBEY,
        his servants ye are to whom ye
OBEY;
                whether of sin unto death,
                or of obedience unto righteousness?
Rom. 6:17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin,
        but ye have
OBEYED from the heart
        that FORM of doctrine which was delivered you.
G5219 Hupakouo to heed or conform to a command or authority: — hearken, be obedient to, obey.

g5179. tupos, specially, a sampler (“type”), i.e. a MODEL (for IMITATION) or instance (for warning): — en-(ex-)ample, fashion, figure, form, manner, pattern, print
Rom. 6:18 Being THEN MADE FREE FROM SIN
        ye became the servants of righteousness
 Ephesians.5.Washed.Water.Word.gif

Church Creed: The Second Coming
We believe that Jesus Christ will return to gather His people at the end of time, raising all of humanity from the dead.
We believe that those who have
        put their faith in Christ will be raised to eternal life
,
        but those who have refused to BELIEVE in Him will be raised to eternal death.
        We believe in living prepared for Jesus’ second coming.


Mark 16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world,
        and preach the GOSPEL to every creature. [Not just the Calvinists]
Mark 16:16 He that BELIEVETH (Pistis includes to Comply)
        AND is baptized SHALL BE saved;
but he that believeth not [Apistos marks treachery of anyone calling Jesus a liar]
        shall be DAMNED.

Luke 7:29 And all the people that heard him, and the publicans
        Justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.
Luke 7:30 But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God
        against themselves, being not baptized of him.

John 9:22 These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews:
        for the Jews had agreed already,
        That if any man did confess that he was Christ,
        he should be put out of the synagogue.

John 12:39 Therefore they could not believe,
        because that Esaias said again,
John 12:40 He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart;
         that they should not see with their eyes,
        nor understand with their heart,
        and be converted, and I should heal them.
John 12:41 These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him.
John 12:42 Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:


Mark 16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world,
        and preach the GOSPEL to every creature. [Not just the Calvinists]
Mark 16:16 He that BELIEVETH (Pistis includes to Comply)
        AND is baptized SHALL BE saved;
but he that believeth not [Apistos marks treachery of anyone calling Jesus a liar]
        shall be DAMNED.


John 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world;
        but that the world through him might be saved.
John 3:18 He that BELIEVETH on him is NOT condemned:
        but he that BELIEVETH NOT
[Apistos marks treachery of anyone calling Jesus a liar]      
        is condemned already,
        because he hath not believed
        in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

The Believeth Nots demand that Jesus was GOD IN THE FLESH.
They cannot confess that "Jesus is the Christ the SON of the Living God."
AntiChrists confess and publish that God was in the FLESH.


John 3:19 And this is the condemnation,
        that LIGHT is come into the world,  [Kosmos, Ecumenical, kingdom of the Devil]
        and men loved darkness rather than
LIGHT,
        because their deeds were evil.

Rev. 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent,
        called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world:
        he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

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Rev. 12:10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven,
        Now is come salvation, and strength,
        and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ:
        for the accuser of our brethren is cast down,
        which accused them before our God day and night.
g2725. kategoros, kat-ay´-gor-os; from 2596 and 58; against one in the assembly, i.e. a complainant at law; specially, Satan: — accuser.

g58. agora, ag-or-ah´; from ajgei÷rw ageiro (to gather; probably akin to 1453); properly, the town-square (as a place of public resort); by implication, a market or thoroughfare: — market(-place), street.

Rev. 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

Rev. 12:12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short KAIROS.


Acts 2:41 Then they that gladly received his WORD were BAPTIZED:
         and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.

Simple reading ability would never say: "But He did NOT say that those who did NOT receive His Word and were baptized WERE NOT ADDED by Christ to Hiis School of His Word.

If you ARM WRESTLE with Jesus about following His example and CONDITION then you cannot HEAR the WORD of God which is God's SPIRIT or BREATH articulated by Jesus. The Word or Logos WILL NOT PERMIT you to express personal experiences or personal opinions. The MARKS of those who HEAR are the words READ or SPEAK without trying to make Jesus into a liar.

2Th. 1:5 Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God,
        that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:
2Th. 1:6 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;
2Th. 1:7 And to you who are troubled REST with us,
        when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,
2Th. 1:8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them t
        That know not God,
        and that OBEY NOT the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
2Th. 1:9 Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction
         from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;
2Th. 1:10 When he shall come to be glorified in his saints,
        and to be admired in all them that believe
        (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.
Mark 16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
Mark 16:16 He that believeth (complies) and is baptized shall be saved;
        but he that believeth not (does not comply) shall be damned.
1Pet. 4:16 Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, (A Christian is a believer who has been baptized)
        let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.
1Pet. 4:17 For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God:
        and if it first begin at us,
        what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?

The house of God is the Church of Christ: He adds the baptized to His church after they are saved bybaptism.
Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them,
        Repent, and be baptized every one of you
        in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins,
        and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Acts 2:41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized:
        and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
Acts 2:47 Praising God, and having favour with all the people.
        And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved
1Pet. 4:18 And if the righteous scarcely be saved,
        where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
1Pet. 4:19 Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God
        commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.

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