Why Should Jesus Love Me?

“BE BRAVE ENOUGH ”

Since: Oct 09

TO STEP IN MUD PUDDLES

#465588 Oct 29, 2012
lil whispers wrote:
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Hi Annie;
No offended at all.Matter fact find it quite interesting.Let you in on a secret lol tis no secret but the mustard seed also is used in medicial treatment by some people.Hey it has got some good benefits.It can also be used for a beauty treatment too.
Want to ask are you in the east in this whooper storm.Crews left New Mexico with a convey of Electicians headed east today to help and they will be gone a month.Also search and recue are on there way from out here to the east some are doctors,firefighter.other professional ect.They are driving thru and will take them nineteen hours to get there.
Have a good evening.
No...I left DC about a month ago...swapped one Washington for another!

They are getting hit fairly hard right now. There are a lot of old trees in the city and every time the wind blows they lose a lot of them...bringing power lines down with them. A few months ago after a storm some were without power for a couple of weeks.

New York is flooding right now with water beginning to flood the subways...they will have a disaster on their hands.

My thoughts are with those that do not have homes tonight to stay out of harms way. The east coast has so many bigger cities and with that many homeless. They just don't have enough shelters.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#465589 Oct 29, 2012
AnnieJ wrote:
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LOL Well...by now you should have figured out...I like to think...C to one of ple analogy much deeper than some might be comforta. What do expect from me though...I am that person that can find lessons in a mud puddle! LOL
LOL...HEY I hear ya..I am really analytical..to the point where Im normally the one being told Im complcating things unneccesarily! But I will say two things. 1) There often is more than just the surface perception and it is important to look deeper and 2) It is valuable to have different sets of eyes looking at things. Not only for a different perspective but if I am taught the meaning of a parable I am prob gonna assume I know it correctly and might not ever go back to look. So having someone else bring it up and with fresh eyes and diff perspectives forces me to look at it like im reading it for the first time and thats a good thing for better understandings. so thank you for that.(T) PEACE

“BE BRAVE ENOUGH ”

Since: Oct 09

TO STEP IN MUD PUDDLES

#465590 Oct 29, 2012
Skombolis wrote:
<quoted text>Mustard seed has 11 letters in it. I saw a bluejay yesterday. Have a nice night..........remember when we used to laugh about putting all this time into a question and getting nothing back? I was thinking about that for some reason. Well I guess its better than a kick in the face LOL. I have always found it interesting the time people will put into misusing the Bible (ie to hide an insult or bash someone over the head with) but wont spend any time talking about what they claim to love and follow. Suddenly its like pulling teeth. Well now ur post made me think twice and got two responses. Even if u dont like them its gotta be better than a kick in the teeth LOL..(T) Peace
Not sure how to take this Steve...but...oh...okay...

“BE BRAVE ENOUGH ”

Since: Oct 09

TO STEP IN MUD PUDDLES

#465591 Oct 29, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
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According to the Gospels, Jesus taught in parables to the crowds but divulged much deeper teachings to the closest disciples. There are at least two levels of his teachings. Pay attention to what he says to whom.
"And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?
He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath.
Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand." Natthew 13:10-13
I am familiar with those verses but did not think of them when I was reading this parable. Interesting...but...however... I think I will just drop this conversation...

Thanks for your input though...gives me something else to ponder...

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#465592 Oct 29, 2012
AnnieJ wrote:
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Not sure how to take this Steve...but...oh...okay...
Just making a point I suppose that me and a few others used to talk about amongst ourselves when people would take this attitude like we shouldnt discuss the Bible with those outside the faith. Yet those same people often are the ones where it is near impossible to get a good biblical dciscussion going with. Often we would put a lot of time into trying to get a conversation going and....nothing. To me it is better to not reference the Bible at all and just live by faith if the only time it is used is for a negative reason and someone has little interest in talking about it. And also for me I am going to go wherever a good conversation about the Bible is to be had. I would much rather talk to someone outside the faith who wants to talk then to someone inside the faith who doesnt. Sometimes scripture is more for show it seems or discussion would come easier. JMO anyway (T) PEACE

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#465593 Oct 29, 2012
AnnieJ wrote:
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No...I left DC about a month ago...swapped one Washington for another!
They are getting hit fairly hard right now. There are a lot of old trees in the city and every time the wind blows they lose a lot of them...bringing power lines down with them. A few months ago after a storm some were without power for a couple of weeks.
New York is flooding right now with water beginning to flood the subways...they will have a disaster on their hands.
My thoughts are with those that do not have homes tonight to stay out of harms way. The east coast has so many bigger cities and with that many homeless. They just don't have enough shelters.
Hi Annie;

I make it a point never to argue or debate the Holy Bible.For the most part respect others for there beliefs.

They have taken a motel out here and remodeled it for the Victims of HIV.Fixed it so they have places to live and can get proper medicial treatment.A real plus for this state.That was in our news tonight.

Not far from where I am.When the homeless are found.People out here take up collection for a bus ticket and meal money to get them to a relative to live with.Or if they want to stay jobs,housing,food is gathered to get them started again.But is a small net community think that makes a difference.Most of us do not think of them as homeless just people who need a helping hand.

Imagine that was quite a move for you from one to the other state that was a long haul across country.Hope you got settled in good before winter hits out there.

I watched on tv tonight about the subways and preparations going on for NYC.Tis a hugh place for sure.Seems like the homeless in the large cities have a harder time of it.Just my opinion.

It been good talking to you tonight.But got to go is my midnight hour.Have a good night take care good night.

Since: Oct 12

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#465594 Oct 29, 2012
Time to go tis midnight hour
Good night sweet dreams
God Bless all

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#465595 Oct 29, 2012
So far Sandy has only ripped some siding of my house. saw a pumpkon being blown down the street by the wind, I thought that was pretty cool. The eye passed right over us. Now comes the backside of it with less rain but more wind.

Could be a lot worse. My heart goes out to those who died, those who are homeless and those who are unable to help but want to. Many cities had to halt rescue operations until daybreak.

“BE BRAVE ENOUGH ”

Since: Oct 09

TO STEP IN MUD PUDDLES

#465597 Oct 29, 2012
Skombolis wrote:
<quoted text>Just making a point I suppose that me and a few others used to talk about amongst ourselves when people would take this attitude like we shouldnt discuss the Bible with those outside the faith. Yet those same people often are the ones where it is near impossible to get a good biblical dciscussion going with. Often we would put a lot of time into trying to get a conversation going and....nothing. To me it is better to not reference the Bible at all and just live by faith if the only time it is used is for a negative reason and someone has little interest in talking about it. And also for me I am going to go wherever a good conversation about the Bible is to be had. I would much rather talk to someone outside the faith who wants to talk then to someone inside the faith who doesnt. Sometimes scripture is more for show it seems or discussion would come easier. JMO anyway (T) PEACE
Okay...I get it now. I thought you were slamming me! Paranoid I guess.

I also agree with your thoughts on this. I have some to add but I am beyond thinking tonight...I think!

I will say this...it is easy to quote scripture...even us heathens can do that. It is much harder for people to actually say how that scripture affects their lives...what it means to them.

“BE BRAVE ENOUGH ”

Since: Oct 09

TO STEP IN MUD PUDDLES

#465598 Oct 29, 2012
Skombolis wrote:
<quoted text>Mustard seed has 11 letters in it. I saw a bluejay yesterday. Have a nice night..........remember when we used to laugh about putting all this time into a question and getting nothing back? I was thinking about that for some reason. Well I guess its better than a kick in the face LOL. I have always found it interesting the time people will put into misusing the Bible (ie to hide an insult or bash someone over the head with) but wont spend any time talking about what they claim to love and follow. Suddenly its like pulling teeth. Well now ur post made me think twice and got two responses. Even if u dont like them its gotta be better than a kick in the teeth LOL..(T) Peace
Okay...I went back and reread this...I get it now. I must have had a brain freeze earlier...couldn't figure out the 11 letters and the bluejay...still don't but...LOL

At least we have had a few minutes of humor tonight...

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#465599 Oct 29, 2012
AnnieJ wrote:
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Okay...I went back and reread this...I get it now. I must have had a brain freeze earlier...couldn't figure out the 11 letters and the bluejay...still don't but...LOL
At least we have had a few minutes of humor tonight...
The 11 letters and bluejay comments had no particular reasoning behind them.It was just meant to be barely realted and nonsensical....which in hindsight probably was too much so since only I knew what I was thinking! LOL. It is just how I feel sometimes as far as an answer I get back has nothing to do with what I asked. 2 years of posting to Gary and Jaws doesnt help my tolerance for people wasting my time! But I appreciate the time and effort you put into your questions and answers even more so after seeing how rare it is. I knew by ur posts u took mine in a bad way but i decided guessing how just might have made it worse so thought it best to let u figure it out which i knew you would. I enjoyed the conversation and laughs as well.(T) PEACE

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#465600 Oct 29, 2012
Peace_Warrior wrote:
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Hey Mac!
It must be Pink Floyd...
Love the Dark Side of the Moon.
Howzit ???
Had me some 'puter issues (insofar as I forgot to bring parts of it to work yesterday) but apart from that, I'm good.
How's by you?

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#465601 Oct 29, 2012
AnnieJ wrote:
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Okay...I get it now. I thought you were slamming me! Paranoid I guess.
I also agree with your thoughts on this. I have some to add but I am beyond thinking tonight...I think!
I will say this...it is easy to quote scripture...even us heathens can do that. It is much harder for people to actually say how that scripture affects their lives...what it means to them.
That is my issue in a nutshell. Someone doesnt have to be a scholar (who is?), they dont have to argue about it, heck they dont even have to debate it....but why cant someone simply say this is what it means to me and this is how I think it applies to our lives or my life today? I mean I never see this being a problem when someone wants to use the Bible to insult or condemn someone, then they are crystal clear on what they think a verse means and how it should be applied. But when it has to do with them, even in a good way...nada. It is what it is I guess.(T) PEACE

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#465602 Oct 29, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
So far Sandy has only ripped some siding of my house. saw a pumpkon being blown down the street by the wind, I thought that was pretty cool. The eye passed right over us. Now comes the backside of it with less rain but more wind.
Could be a lot worse. My heart goes out to those who died, those who are homeless and those who are unable to help but want to. Many cities had to halt rescue operations until daybreak.
I havent seen any updates...didnt know there were already fatalities...that sucks. Can you imagine taking a pumpkin to the head at like 80mph? That would have been cool to see though but wonder where it ended up? I feel bad for people too..many insurances dont cover natural disasters..in an already bad economy how can people take this kind of hit? Just crappy circumstances.(T) PEACE

“A Universal Cause”

Since: Feb 09

The Cosmos

#465604 Oct 30, 2012
>>>QU<<<
I am going to keep posting this brother til you're back!
Peace_Warrior wrote:
>>>QU if you come in I found it!<<<
http://www.youtube.com/watch ...
 
Pineapple Wars
Enjoy!

Hope you are all safe, and His Love and Peace to you Brother.

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#465605 Oct 30, 2012
Morning....

“Not a single creature on Earth
has more or less right to be here.”

~ Anthony Douglas Williams

Thought For The Day

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#465606 Oct 30, 2012
Today's Prayer

Dear God, I praise you and thank you for who you are. Please guide me and help me when I face conflict and disagreement with others. Help me to follow biblical principles. Sometimes I'm just "hard-headed" and do not want to give in to compromise, even when either view, decision, desire is biblical. Help me to carefully consider the other person's perspective and situation. And if someone has wronged me, give me courage to confront them in a spirit of love and reconciliation. If they will not hear me, show me who should go with me to talk with the person. When necessary, help me to continue on and take steps based on Your Word. I want to do what is right, and as much as possible, to live peaceably with all people. Please forgive me where I have failed, and give me the grace and wisdom to do better; to do what is right. In Jesus' name I pray, amen.

Prime Time with God

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#465607 Oct 30, 2012
Encouraging Words....

“The Lord gives his people strength. The Lord blesses them with peace.”

Psalm 29:11 NLT

K-Love

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#465608 Oct 30, 2012
Irirra.....

I guess you missed this again....I posted it yesterday (From a post the day before)

Peace_Warrior wrote:
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Hey Flutterbye!
You been on Bob Marley's road now ? What about Patmos? Did you see that post?
I wanted to ask... Any news of dear Gramms? Please give her my Love. You know the rest that goes out from us all here.
Also...
Do you know Pastor Simmons from Nth. Carolina? Saw him on the TV last night. Think he was speaking on Revelation, but missed more due to changing to another program just as I tuned in!
Love you and Shalom... on the road!
Hey PW.....I didn't quite understand the Patmos conversation except that when you were there...there was "end times" demonstrations? Right? The only one that we have heard about is the Mayan Calendar saying the end of the world will be December 22,2012......

No I haven't heard about him...What is Pastor Simmons first name? And where in NC is his church?

Keep on the road....:-)

Love you

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#465609 Oct 30, 2012
Peace_Warrior wrote:
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Thanx Skom... that was my point only! I know the extra space was granted him, and that should be more than some folk alone could with for... allowing more for those who can use here.
I don't know also if you are interested enough to check my post to Epi and in here just back a page... but these scare-mongers are 'not standing in the Light' and just planting a post without ID.
Have family in NYC and Long Island also, so watching there. One at Chelsea where a building collapsed. No... the scaremongering even with this storm does not worry me, but is cruel for any who have no understanding.
It is like all things re Nature, which rains down on the just and the unjust... as one.
His Love and Peace always to you.
I looked at the post to me the page before...but just saw one to Lawest...Sorry....I guess we just aren't "connecting" together....About the only time I can talk to you is now (Our Morning 6:00 AM EST)....

Our North has been affected by the Hurricane...I believe 12 have died (so far)....Please keep us all in Prayer....

Love to you...

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