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#421212 Feb 9, 2013
One of the greatest benefits afforded to every Christian is the privilege of answered prayers. In the Bible, Jesus made this tremendous promise,And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive(Matt 21:22). However, despite the Lords willingness to answer prayer, it is obvious that some prayers have gone unanswered.
Why is this? The following are the most common reasons why some prayers do not get results:
1. Lack of Fellowship with God and His word
2. Not seeking to Please the Lord
3. Unconfessed Sin in Ones Life
4. Improper Motives
5. Not asking in Gods will
6. Dont know how to pray
7. Lack of Faith
8. Misunderstanding of Faith
9. Wavering faith
10. Failure to apply spiritual Authority
11. Lack of Perseverance
#421213 Feb 9, 2013
When Jesus was here on earth he had the power to save. Therefore the thief on the cross isn't the best example to base your personal salvation. Additionally, I on' think you have evidence to prove that the theif had not been been baptized. John had been baptizing for a while, right? Plus, the new law ha not yet gone into effect when the theif was take to Paradise. The new *will* did not go into effet until Jesus' death, right? Isn't that how will's work? Therefore the thief was still under the Law of Moses.
You still didn't tell me where the Bible says Baptism is a work.
#421214 Feb 9, 2013
remember they are still in sleep i walk i talk i return as alive but i see..
pray holy spirit will bring you there
Did you sold your soul to whom?
Where you recommend your soul to whom?
#421215 Feb 9, 2013
the only reason a person asks to be baptised is because he is a believer and is saved.
Water Baptism is not salvation it is a outward sign of an inward change that can only be caused by the Holy Spirit.
Your friend was saved , his desire to be baptised in water was the evidence of that.
God knew the good intentions of his heart.
#421216 Feb 9, 2013
The question was:
Exactly what about this verse
And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name.
would lead one to believe that Paul's sins were forgiven before his baptism?
#421217 Feb 9, 2013
evangelise..did you say that
e=5 v=22 because satan want split every words and everything see result
when i say law your law is not my law..not at all.
''love''=what you see in your heart
we pray u rane svoje sakrij me
we pray u srce svoje sakrij me da tvoja ljutnja prodje
doklen ce se ljutit na mene..
#421218 Feb 9, 2013
You are right the man was under the law, John was baptised in his mothers womb when Mary went to see her. He was not baptised with water , but the Holy Spirit.
Baptismal regeneration is the belief that a person must be baptized in order to be saved. baptism is an important step of obedience for a Christian, but we adamantly reject baptism as being required for salvation. We strongly believe that each and every Christian should be water baptized by immersion. Baptism illustrates a believers identification with Christs death, burial, and resurrection. Romans 6:3-4 declares,Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death? We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life. The action of being immersed in the water illustrates dying and being buried with Christ. The action of coming out of the water pictures Christs resurrection.
Requiring anything in addition to faith in Jesus Christ for salvation is a works-based salvation. To add anything to the gospel is to say that Jesus' death on the cross was not sufficient to purchase our salvation. To say we must be baptized in order to be saved is to say we must add our own good works and obedience to Christ's death in order to make it sufficient for salvation. Jesus' death alone paid for our sins (Romans 5:8; 2 Corinthians 5:21). Jesus' payment for our sins is appropriated to our account by faith alone (John 3:16; Acts 16:31; Ephesians 2:8-9). Therefore, baptism is an important step of obedience after salvation but cannot be a requirement for salvation.
#421219 Feb 9, 2013
The apostles were baptized in a manner unlike the "one" baptism Paul speaks of in Eph. 4. It should be obvious that after the tongues as of fire came down upon them they could do things that you and I could not do after our baptism. They were the foundation and they needed to be able to work wonders to prove their message was from God so people would believe what they said. Today we have the Word which should be sufficient. Remember they "put away childish things" (i.e. miracle working).
#421220 Feb 9, 2013
Please hold back on the long posts. Explain your FIRST sentance. Show me the scripture that tells me exactly what you are saying in your first sentance.
#421221 Feb 9, 2013
Parable of the Sower Explained
13And he said unto them, Know you not this parable? and how then will you know all parables?
14The sower sows the word.
15And these are they by the wayside, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan comes immediately, and takes away the word that was sown in their hearts.
16And these are they likewise who are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
17And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution arises for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.
18And these are they who are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,
19And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
20And these are they who are sown on good ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred.
#421222 Feb 9, 2013
Sorry, again you just make up as you go.
Luther sided with the first 1600 years of Christianity.
The Apocrypha was never considered scripture by the Early Church.
You also now are out and out lying as the council of TRENT did not clarify but CANONIZED Apocrypha books that previously had never been Canonized by any Council previously.
By the way I was confirmed as a Lutheran. The Lutheran Bible never removed them Luther's Bible included them as did my conformation bible and they were considered as in the day of the early church valuable and useful for study in many ways but never considered equal to the other books as the inerrant word of God to be used for teaching Doctrine or Theology you know the study of God.
to save time.
Did the Church fathers recognized the Apocrypha as being Scripture? Roman Catholics strongly appeal to Church history but we don't find a unanimous consensus on the Apocrypha. Jerome (340-420) who translated the Latin Vulgate which is used by the RC church, rejected the Apocrypha since he believed that the Jews recognized and established the proper canon of the Old Testament. Remember, the Christian Church built upon that recognition. Also, Josephus the famous Jewish historian of the First Century never mentioned the Apocrypha as being part of the canon either. In addition, "Early church fathers like Origen, Cyril of Jerusalem, Athanasius, and the great Roman Catholic translator Jerome spoke out against the Apocrypha."2 So, we should not conclude that the Church fathers unanimously affirmed the Apocrypha. They didn't.
So Luther shared the same view as the translator of the Latin Vulgate.
He is in good company.
#421223 Feb 9, 2013
Why did Peter instruct the people at Pentecost to be baptised for the remission of sins when they asked what they should do to be saved? You make a strong statement in your second sentance but you do not give the chapter and verse. I give you Acts 2:38. What do you give me?
Does what the ible says matter to your doctorine?
#421224 Feb 9, 2013
Holy Spirit Baptism
#421225 Feb 9, 2013
The Thief on the Cross
#421226 Feb 9, 2013
What is faith Saban Fan , to believe God .
John 14:12 Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father.
Our faith or lack of it prevents us from doing what the apostles did in the name of Jesus.
People believe that the apostles who were with Jesus were the only ones who had these gifts that is not true.
If people believe that then they have no reason to believe that God answers prayers today either.
#421227 Feb 9, 2013
King James Version (KJV)
11 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
2 For by it the elders obtained a good report.
3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
4 By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.
5 By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.
6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
8 By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
9 By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:
10 For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God.
11 Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
12 Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.
13 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
14 For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.
15 And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
16 But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.
17 By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,
18 Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called:
19 Accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure.
20 By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come.
21 By faith Jacob, when he was a dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff.
22 By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.
23 By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.
24 By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter;
25 Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
26 Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompence of the reward.
#421228 Feb 9, 2013
27 By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
28 Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.
29 By faith they passed through the Red sea as by dry land: which the Egyptians assaying to do were drowned.
30 By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they were compassed about seven days.
31 By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not, when she had received the spies with peace.
32 And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthae; of David also, and Samuel, and of the prophets:
33 Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions.
34 Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
35 Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection:
36 And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:
37 They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented;
38 (Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.
39 And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise:
40 God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.
#421229 Feb 9, 2013
Because water baptism is a picture of Holy Spirit Baptism, a teaching tool about a new birth in Christ Jesus, by getting water baptized Paul was showing he believed in and received Jesus as his Saviour.
#421230 Feb 9, 2013
for others is foolish preach CROSS
who believe will be save
what i see
they sleep=i walk and talk with that man..o shime is that you..is that you jesus..are you for sure
preserve=you will be with me in paradise
they sleep=i walk i talk i return as alive walking trough earth i wrote to you now
where is sini sunce=where is shiny sun
i say to you CROSS
when we pray
why you angry over me
hide me in wounds of your heart
what you see in your heart
21=around 11.30 i been stub in heart toward 22 in morning up to 4.may..day by day night by night
2.5 months tempted according your law..which i say your law is not my law..
i been in constant prayers
i see i know all that symbols
as well who they are..
Did you say hide me in your wounds?
YOU ARE NOT ON PLACE WHICH BELONG TO YOU.
WHO SEEK MY LIFE MUST DIED.
#421231 Feb 9, 2013
2 Peter 1:19 And we have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts. Praise God!
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