Jesus in China: Christianity's rapid rise

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Rev. Jin Mingri peered out from the pulpit and delivered an unusual appeal: "Please leave," the 39-year-old pastor commanded his followers, who were packed, standing-room-only on a Sunday afternoon, into a ...

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Being modern is not the goal of a Christian or Christianity itself.
The goal is to sanctify the soul through truth (John 17:17)(2Tim.2:2).
The goal is for the soul of man to go to heaven after the death of this physical body (temple) we live in today (Matthew 25:33-40)(Luke 16:19-31).
Christianity is a spiritual kingdom (John 18:36)(Luke 17:21).
36 Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence.(John 18:36)
21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.(Luke 17:21)
It is only through Jesus that the soul of man can be saved (John 14:6) There is no other avenue by which the soul can be saved.
6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
No other man has ever made this claim,only Jesus.
21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.(Matthew 1:21)
Please check out these good bible lessons.
http://www.searchingfortruth.org/
Not everyone thinks of Christianity as the ONLY way.
Faith ought to teach you tolerance of other nations religion.
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The news that China is grabbing Christianity and promoting it is wonderful. It is good to see that this nation has such a bright future, unlike USA which has abandoned God/Christ and is falling to the pits of Hell.
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Trevor Swistchew wrote:
<quoted text>Not everyone thinks of Christianity as the ONLY way.
Faith ought to teach you tolerance of other nations religion.
Christianity isn't the only way. But it is the only way to Heaven.
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Atheists are people who's education has far exceeded their level of intelligence.

The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against atheists and all who are full of godlessness, full of wickedness, and who suppress the Truth by their wickedness. What is known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. They just deny it.
The atheists of America (and around the world) are NOT atheists but are evil people who knew God but will not glorify Him as God nor will give thanks to Him. They are fervently antagonistic to Him because of their choice to be evil instead. Their "thinking" and education is way beyond their level of intelligence to digest, therefore their thinking becomes futile and their foolish hearts and minds are darkened by Satan whether they admit it or not.
Although they claim to be smart and wise, they are fools and have exchanged the glory of the immortal God for slander, lies, and total deceit amongst themselves.
They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice known to man. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents; they are senseless, faithless, heartless, ruthless and they approve of anyone who practice such. I tried to be as concise as possible to describe the condition of America.... a country that has fallen.
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Christianity isn't the only way. But it is the only way to Heaven.
So you say unless Heaven is within you as Jesus said
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<quoted text>....Faith ought to teach you tolerance of other nations religion.....
But it doesn't.
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Heaven is within enquire you will see.
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Atheists are people who's education has far exceeded their level of intelligence.
The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against atheists and all who are full of godlessness, full of wickedness, and who suppress the Truth by their wickedness. What is known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. They just deny it.
The atheists of America (and around the world) are NOT atheists but are evil people who knew God but will not glorify Him as God nor will give thanks to Him. They are fervently antagonistic to Him because of their choice to be evil instead. Their "thinking" and education is way beyond their level of intelligence to digest, therefore their thinking becomes futile and their foolish hearts and minds are darkened by Satan whether they admit it or not.
Although they claim to be smart and wise, they are fools and have exchanged the glory of the immortal God for slander, lies, and total deceit amongst themselves.
They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice known to man. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents; they are senseless, faithless, heartless, ruthless and they approve of anyone who practice such. I tried to be as concise as possible to describe the condition of America.... a country that has fallen.
If you say so, pal.

You could say the same for most people who, by the way, happen to belong to some religion. What would be their excuse, as, according to you, they would know better? Wouldn't they be exempt, from committing the acts you mention, in your post?

And, from my understanding, atheists don'gt recognize any deity, so much of what you describe would be nullified, by definition.
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But it doesn't.
Yeah it does not that is why the world fights.
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God is life you live therefore life(God) is "within" you.
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The Kingdom of Heaven is within you.
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Now you know.
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Trevor Swistchew wrote:
<quoted text>Not everyone thinks of Christianity as the ONLY way.
Faith ought to teach you tolerance of other nations religion.
1. I realize that people in general do not believe that there is only one way to God (heaven).

But I am talking about what the bible says (1Peter 4:11). I care much more about what the Lord says than what people say (Acts 4:20). B/c it will be the word of God which will be my judge in the end (John 12:48)(2Cor.5:10,11).

10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

11 Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.(2Cor.5:10,11).



2. I am not discussing what man thinks our Lord ought to tolerate. I am discussing what the word of God actually says. One cannot get around (John 14:6).

6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

I believe the bible is truth (John 17:17). I will not compromise the word of God to make man happy. If I did it would be a lie. Surely you do not want me to lie to you.

Many people have been converted to Christianity by reading them (John 14:6). It is a most powerful verse. No other man has ever made the claim found in this verse.

Check out this site.

http://www.searchingfortruth.org/

Here is another site also -

http://missionprinting.us/mp_newindex.html

Click on Publications

I highly recommend the booklet entitled -

"A Reply To A Denominational Preacher"

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Trevor Swistchew wrote:
The Kingdom of Heaven is within you.
The kingdom is only within those who receive the word of God (John 1:12).

11 He came unto his own, and his own received him not.

12 But (as many as received him), to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Not everyone will receive the word of God (Acts 28:24).

24 And some believed the things which were spoken, and some believed not.

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Atheists are people who's education has far exceeded their level of intelligence.
The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against atheists and all who are full of godlessness, full of wickedness, and who suppress the Truth by their wickedness. What is known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. They just deny it.
The atheists of America (and around the world) are NOT atheists but are evil people who knew God but will not glorify Him as God nor will give thanks to Him. They are fervently antagonistic to Him because of their choice to be evil instead. Their "thinking" and education is way beyond their level of intelligence to digest, therefore their thinking becomes futile and their foolish hearts and minds are darkened by Satan whether they admit it or not.
Although they claim to be smart and wise, they are fools and have exchanged the glory of the immortal God for slander, lies, and total deceit amongst themselves.
They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice known to man. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents; they are senseless, faithless, heartless, ruthless and they approve of anyone who practice such. I tried to be as concise as possible to describe the condition of America.... a country that has fallen.
President Hu just introduced Christianity to Peoples' Congress past few year ago. The biggest problem is Christianity is being used by Chinas govt for it's own evil purpose that is Christinity will be another arsenal for govt to use, as propagandistic impact controls to drive Capitalistic Communism idealogy to even greater heights - more like bring hell to China! No difference all corrupted world ruling elites have their evil agendas fora nation/world! BeAware!
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GLOBAL IDIOTS RACE wrote:
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President Hu just introduced Christianity to Peoples' Congress past few year ago. The biggest problem is Christianity is being used by Chinas govt for it's own evil purpose that is Christinity will be another arsenal for govt to use, as propagandistic impact controls to drive Capitalistic Communism idealogy to even greater heights - more like bring hell to China! No difference all corrupted world ruling elites have their evil agendas fora nation/world! BeAware!
It is very possible you are correct. At the same time though I am reminded of (Isa.55:11).

11 So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

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he say that was going east he will come to the west soon,then north and south,got a tight schedule.
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we have been praying for church's reviving in China, and three visons of Zion church,and the God's Word reaching every corner of the world.
thank you Evan for your hardworking!
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Here is a good website.

http://www.thetruthinlove.com/

“Keep it Real”

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